Michael Gallucci is the managing 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, Paste, Spin, the Village Voice and other publications and websites. @mgallucci
Rock’s Most Hated Records
You many not break into Hulk-sized fits of anger while revisiting these records, but we advise a calming drink beforehand all the same.
Bob Dylan: ‘Fragments: Time Out of Mind Sessions (1996-1997): The Bootleg Series Vol. 17′: Album Review
Comeback record gets dissected over five discs and 60 tracks, revealing birth of late-career masterpiece.
Top 10 Songs of 1978
Bands were suddenly blending in disco bounce and punk fury. It wasn't always an easy mix, but they kept rock 'n' roll alive.
Iggy Pop, ‘Every Loser': Album Review
Punk godfather reclaims his crown, with a little help from some friends.
Reissue Roundup: Fall Sets From David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix and More
Box sets, lost archival recordings and expanded reissues highlight the pre-holiday bonanza.
Top 15 Reissues of 2022
Box sets, expanded classic LPs and albums from the vaults top the list of the year's best.
50 Years Ago: ‘Conquest of the Planet of the Apes’ Closes the Circle
Fourth film in series gets political while bringing saga back to its beginning.
Ronnie Spector Dies at Age 78
Singer found fame as the voice on some of the '60s' greatest songs and as the original "bad girl of rock 'n' roll."
All 27 James Bond Movies Ranked Worst to Best
From Connery to Craig, with everything in between (yes, those two films too), a look at 007's highs and lows.
John Belushi Movies Ranked Worst to Best
Late comedian starred in less than a half-dozen films during his short career, but he made the most of his screen time.
Prince, ‘Sign O’ the Times: Super Deluxe Edition': Album Review
Late legend's masterpiece gets a massive overhaul that documents period of creative explosion.
‘Blinded by the Light': Movie Review
A British teen finds comfort in Bruce Springsteen's music during the '80s.