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.
Cream Drummer Ginger Baker Dies at 80
His work in Cream helped steer the future of heavy, blues-influenced rock 'n' roll for years to come.
40 Years Ago: Francis Coppola Uncovers Vietnam’s Heart of Darkness in ‘Apocalypse Now’
The 'Godfather' director went into the jungle to make a new movie, and he barely made it out alive.
Cows Love Them Some Lorde Played on Trombone
Who doesn't love Lorde?
Watch Weird Al’s Final New Video, ‘Mission Statement’
We're finally at the end of "Weird Al" Yankovic eight-videos-in-eight-days campaign.
Watch Weird Al Yankovic’s Marching Band-Fueled Video for ‘Sports Song’
If you haven't heard by now, "Weird Al" Yankovic is promoting his new album, 'Mandatory Fun,' by releasing eight videos in eight days.
Casey Kasem, Radio Legend and Voice of Shaggy, Dies at 82
Casey Kasem, the radio legend who hosted the weekly 'American Top 40' program in its various incarnations from 1970-2004, has died.
Lars Ulrich Totally Down With That Drum-Off Challenge
Two days after Will Ferrell resumed his trash-talking of drummers by challenging Metallica's Lars Ulrich to a battle, the latter has accepted to participate in a drum-off.
Some Dude Alphabetized Every Word in ‘Star Wars’
Some dude in Pittsburgh spent 42 hours alphabetizing every single word in 'Star Wars,' because why not?
Sir Mix-a-Lot Performed ‘Baby Got Back’ With the Seattle Symphony
We're not going to spend much time setting this one up.
What Song Were You Conceived To?
Somebody made a website to figure out what song your parents were listening to when they made you.
Lemmy Pancake Is Cooler Than Jesus Potato Chip
Joining a hallowed group that includes the walnut that looks like Chewbacca, the chicken nugget that looks like Abraham Lincoln and, of course, the potato chip that looks like Jesus, comes what is undoubtedly the coolest food item that looks like somebody famous.
Here’s Keyboard Cat With a Garage Rock Classic
We don't want to waste too many words on this. Because really, all you need to do is watch the above clip.
Will Ferrell and Chad Smith’s Drum Battle Is Finally Happening
Remember that drum battle proposed back in February?
Jimmy Fallon Stages Another Lip-Sync Battle and Loses (Again)
Two months after Paul Rudd crushed Jimmy Fallon in a lip-sync battle on 'The Tonight Show,' the host was at it again last night.
‘Orange Is the New Black’ Season 2 Trailer Is About New Blood and Prison Guard Sex
We're still a month and a half away from the return of Netflix's hit prison show 'Orange Is the New Black.'
James Brown Classic Gets a Mellow, Perfect Update
California duo Pomplamoose have put their distinct spin on songs as diverse as doo-wop classics to Earth, Wind and Fire jams for a few years now.
Watch ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past”s Opening Battle
A minute-long clip from the upcoming 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' premiered on the 2014 MTV Movie Awards last night, and it's kinda awesome.
Get Ready for ‘Mad Men”s Season Premiere With Minute-Long Catch-Up Video
We get it. Who has time to catch up with a TV show, especially one that's run for six seasons?
New ’22 Jump Street’ Trailer Goes to College – Oh Yeah!
The new red-band trailer for '22 Jump Street' is pretty much two and a half minutes of Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill and Ice Cube verbal spars.
Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic Help Out Jimmy Fallon and Stevie Nicks
Soon-to-be Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic helped Jimmy Fallon introduce his latest music tribute on 'The Tonight Show' last night.