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.
Foster the People Come of Age, Roll With the Punches [Video]
In its new video for 'Coming of Age,' Foster the People confront maturity with a series of scenes that may or may not bring back some painful and awkward high-school memories. There's even a sexy older woman whose mere presence makes a little kid's ice cream cone slip limply…
The Flaming Lips and Sean Lennon Cover the Beatles on ‘Letterman’
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' landing on U.S. soil for the first time. It's a pretty big deal, and an event that's being celebrated all over the place -- from magazine covers and online feature stories to record-store shelves and television.
Adrian Belew Quits Nine Inch Nails
Just a day after Nine Inch Nails unveiled a new song and announced some upcoming tour dates, the band's most celebrated member (not counting mastermind Trent Reznor) has apparently left. Veteran guitar hero Adrian Belew posted a brief update on his Facebook page, stating simply, "It di…
Queens of the Stone Age Play New Song at Lollapalooza Brazil
Queens of the Stone Age premiered a new song during their set at Lollapalooza Brazil yesterday. The song, 'My God Is the Sun,' is the first full track to surface from the band's new album, ' ... Like Clockwork.'
Watch Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn Onstage Together
There was a time when Noel Gallagher said that he wished Damon Albarn would "get AIDS and die." But that was a long time ago, when the pair's respective bands, Oasis and Blur, were Britpop royalty and their rivalry made headlines. Last night, the two performed onstage together…
Depeche Mode Premiere New Songs at SXSW
Depeche Mode's new album, 'Delta Machine,' is all set for release next week, and the band has been hitting up late-night talk shows and South by Southwest panels to promote the thing. Last night they played Austin's Brazos Hall at the music fest.
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.'
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.
Paramore Reveal Track Listing for New Album
Paramore have revealed the track listing for their much-anticipated fourth album. The band's fourth LP, which is self-titled, will be released on April 9.
Arcade Fire’s Church Studio for Sale
The Quebec church where Arcade Fire recorded their last two albums is for sale. The property is reportedly listed at $325,000, so if you have some spare change laying around and feel like owning the building where two of the millennium's best albums were made, here's your chance.