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
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His second album of the year, this one's for fans of his less experimental side.
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Co-founding guitarist also produced early Guns N' Roses demos.
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Veteran band's first album in 11 years stays on course.
Rolling Stones Live Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Many of the band's concert records sound like quick cash-grabs or stop-gaps between studio LPs, but there are gems to uncover.
Reissue Roundup: Spring Sets From Elton John, the Stones and More
Expanded sets and unearthed archival material from Prince, Neil Young and others highlight past few months.
Def Leppard, ‘Diamond Star Halos': Album Review
First album in seven years from glam-metal vets pulls thematic inspiration from their favorite artists.
Clash, ‘Combat Rock / The People’s Hall': Album Review
Classic lineup's final LP from 1982 gets an extra disc of unreleased tracks and outtakes.
Rolling Stones, ‘Live at the El Mocambo': Album Review
Legendary 1977 small-club set, sampled on 'Love You Live,' finally released in its entirety.
Black Keys, ‘Dropout Boogie': Album Review
Following roots-nodding covers LP 'Delta Kream,' duo gets back to basics for 11th record.