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.
My Bloody Valentine Hand Out Earplugs Before Show
Even My Bloody Valentine know they're effing loud. The celebrated shoegazing band played a concert in Glasgow last night and handed out earplugs to fans before the show. It was indeed loud, but it was also "awesome," according to 'NME.'
Dave Matthews Band Announce Summer 2013 Tour
The Dave Matthews Band have announced their summer 2013 in support of their latest album, 'Away From the World,' which came out last year. Like most summers for the past 20 or so years, Matthews will spend three months on the road playing career-spanning sets in outdoor amphitheaters …
Another New David Bowie Song Coming Soon
As the world patiently waits for 'The Next Day,' David Bowie's first album in 10 years, the reclusive legend has dropped a hint about a new song coming at the end of the month.
Beck Covers Bowie in New Commercial
Beck recently covered David Bowie's 'Sound and Vision' for a new commercial campaign launched by the Lincoln car company. It's part of a new series called 'Hello, Again,' in which newer artists cover older classics.
New Spider Species Named After Bono
Well, this is fitting: Bono, the man who took on the persona of "The Fly" during U2's Zoo TV Tour back in 1992, now has a species of spider named after him.
Pussy Riot Documentary Coming to HBO
'Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer,' a documentary about the imprisoned Russian punk band, has been picked up by HBO. The cable-TV network will most likely air the movie sometime this year.
Dave Grohl Goes Doom Metal
A month after Dave Grohl teamed up with the surviving Nirvana bandmates and rock icon Paul McCartney for a brand new song, the hardest-working man in indie rock is back with a new project: producer and drummer on a new record by Swedish doom metal band Ghost.
Producer Says David Bowie Isn’t Dying
David Bowie's longtime producer told a British newspaper that the reclusive rock star isn't dying. Tony Visconti, who worked on Bowie's 1969 album 'Space Oddity' as well as his upcoming record, told 'The Sunday Telegraph' that Bowie's health is in no…
Billie Joe Armstrong Is Selling Beach House
Got an extra couple million sitting around? Green Day's frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is selling his California beach home for $1.9 million.