Michael Gallucci is the senior editor at Ultimate Classic Rock. His previous gigs include editor-of-chief at Diffuser.fm, managing editor of Cleveland Scene and writing about music and movies for All Music Guide, American Songwriter, the A.V. Club, Goldmine, M Music & Musicians, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites.
Unreleased ‘Physical Graffiti’ Tapes Reveal Just How Majestic Led Zeppelin Were
Two vintage tape reels recorded in 1974 by Led Zeppelin are going to auction next month. And the majestic music contained on them supplied the foundations of the band's epic two-record 1975 set 'Physical Graffiti.'
Paul Rudd Totally Crushed Jimmy Fallon in Late-Night Lip-Sync Battle
Paul Rudd dropped by Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' last night for an epic lip-sync battle between the two pals. And as you can see by the above video, the 'Anchorman' star totally dominated the late-night host.
Map Shows Which States Have Great Taste in Music, Which Don’t
A new map put together by Music Machinery details the most popular music in each of America's 50 states. And it not only serves as a gauge of what poor taste in music some of our countrymen have (really, West Virginia?), it also reveals there's a handful of them listening to s--- we n…
Singer Pleads Guilty to Murder-for-Hire Charges
Tim Lambesis, the singer for metalcore band As I Lay Dying, has plead guilty to solicitation of murder. He was arrested last year for his role in a murder-for-hire plan to kill his estranged wife.
Coldplay Release Surprise New Bon Iver-Influenced Single
Coldplay have released a surprise new single . . . and apparently they've been listening to a lot of Bon Iver lately. A lot of Bon Iver.
Monty Python Game Based on Stomping Foot Is Crazy Addictive
There aren't too many thrills as viscerally funny and satisfying as the giant stomping foot that's graced so many Monty Python productions. From their groundbreaking TV show in the early '70s to their great movies at the end of the decade, the huge animated foot has been a constant pr…
Soundgarden’s Best Album Is Getting a Super Reissue
It's pretty much common knowledge that Soundgarden's 1994 album 'Superunknown' is the crowning moment in their career. It's not only their first and only No. 1 album, plus their all-time biggest seller, it's also the album that made them stars.
‘Ghostbusters’ Star Harold Ramis Dies at Age 69
'Ghostbusters' star and 'Groundhog Day' director Harold Ramis has died. He was 69.
Watch Stephen Malkmus Perform a Medley of Pavement and Beck Songs
Stephen Malkmus is now on tour with his band the Jicks. Not so surprisingly, they're playing some of his old Pavement songs during their sets. What is somewhat surprising is that he's also covering Beck.
New ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Trailer Reveals Movie’s Few Remaining Scenes You Haven’t Seen Y…
With the latest 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' trailer now making the rounds, Sony is pretty much making sure that you've seen every single minute of the movie in one form or another before it finally hits the screen on May 2.
Kurt Cobain Statue Unveiled in His Hometown … 20 Years After It Was Rejected
Two decades after it was originally rejected by the city of Aberdeen, Wash., a statue of Kurt Cobain was unveiled there yesterday on what would have been the Nirvana leader's 47th birthday.
Remember That Time David Bowie Was All Coked Up on ‘The Dick Cavett Show’?
Back in December 1974, three months before 'Young Americans' was released, David Bowie stopped by 'The Dick Cavett Show' for a half-hour chat and performance. And the Thin White Duke was looking mighty thin and apparently loaded to the gills with white powder.