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.
That Trent Reznor Parody Has a Video Now
That hilarious Trent Reznor parody song -- appropriately titled 'This Is a Trent Reznor Song' -- from a few weeks back has a video now.
Somebody Made Lego Versions of Your Favorite Bands
Like most things in life, your favorite bands look infinitely better when they're shrunk constructed out of little plastic Lego bricks.
Soundgarden’s Best Album Is Getting a Super Reissue
It's pretty much common knowledge that Soundgarden's 1994 album 'Superunknown' is the crowning moment in their career. It's not only their first and only No. 1 album, plus their all-time biggest seller, it's also the album that made them stars.
Nelson Mandela Dies – Rockers React
Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. Mandela, who was South Africa’s first black president, was a symbol against racial oppression over the past few decades, and has been championed by various rock stars since the '80s.
Motley Crue Biopic Taps ‘Jackass’ Director
'Dirt,' the big-screen version of Motley Crue's autobiography, just found its director. Jeff Tremaine, fresh from work on the just-released hit 'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa,' will be behind the cameras starting early next year, reports Deadline.
Lou Reed Dies at 71
Lou Reed has died at the age of 71. No cause of death has been reported, but the Velvet Underground leader and legendary solo artist underwent a liver transplant in May.
Metallica to Play Antarctica – Without Any Amplifiers
As speculated the other day, things are about to get a whole lot chillier for Metallica. The band is heading to Antarctica for a concert on the cold continent in December. And here's the best part: They'll be playing without amps!
Lemmy Says He’s ‘Ready’ for Death
Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister addressed his recent health issues in characteristically badass fashion, claiming he's ready for death when it comes. The 67-year-old rocker also said he has no regrets, and has stopped drinking Jack and Cokes, on doctor's orders.
Rush Unveil Trailer for Live DVD and CD
Rush have released a trailer for their upcoming live DVD and CD set, 'Clockwork Angels Tour.' The document collects a late-2012 concert from a stop on the band's nearly yearlong tour in support of last year's 'Clockwork Angels' album.
R.I.P. Great White Bassist Lorne Black
Lorne Black, a former bassist with Great White, has died. Brave Words is reporting that he passed away on Sept. 27.
Ozzy Osbourne Almost Burned Down His House Making a Sandwich
Even though he showed off a small knowledge of kitchen skills in a TV commercial a few years ago, it turns out that Ozzy Osbourne may not know his way around around a stove after all.
New Guns N’ Roses Song Surfaces
A new Guns N' Roses song has unexpectedly shown up online. Not much is known about the track, which is called 'Going Down.'