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
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, ‘Weathervanes': Album Review
Love, nostalgia and death: The great singer-songwriter faces midlife crises with questions and doubt.
Foo Fighters, ‘But Here We Are': Album Review
Band's 11th LP, and first since death of drummer Taylor Hawkins, peers into a dark void for answers.
35 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Sinks to New Depths on ‘Down in the Groove’
Just when you think his '80s couldn't get any worse ...
Graham Nash, ‘Now': Album Review
Veteran singer-songwriter's first album in seven years surveys life (and death) from a personal lens.
Paul Simon, ‘Seven Psalms': Album Review
Stripped-down, 33-minute conceptual piece marks singer-songwriter's first work in five years.
Metallica, ’72 Seasons': Album Review
Eleventh LP from metal titans explores childhood's effects on adulthood through a dozen hard-hitting songs.
20 Years Ago: The White Stripes Spark a Rock Revolution on ‘Elephant’
Duo's fourth album became a hit during the era of boy bands and hip-pop.
Molina, Talbot, Lofgren and Young, ‘All Roads Lead Home': Album Review
Crazy Horse members and their most famous collaborator team up for headline-sharing LP.
Depeche Mode, ‘Memento Mori': Album Review
Band's first album since death of co-founder Andrew Fletcher finds comfort in darkness.
U2, ‘Songs of Surrender': Album Review
Band looks back at four decades of music with 40 re-recorded songs from its storied history.
25 Under the Radar Albums From 1973
Sure, you could listen to that classic LP again. Or you could give some of these records a spin.
45 Years Ago: Blondie Preps for Greatness on ‘Plastic Letters’
Band's second album arrived seven months before breakthrough 'Parallel Lines.'