Dave Lifton, who writes for both Ultimate Classic Rock and Diffuser, is a podcaster and author of several books. A native of New York, he now lives in Chicago, where he's usually staring out at Lake Michigan from his apartment or getting into arguments with Bears fans. Also, he likes Bruce Springsteen and pulled pork sandwiches.
Stewart Copeland Remembers When the Police ‘Threw Bombs’ at Rush: Exclusive Video
Police drummer recalls band's one-sided beef with Rush in exclusive video.
Dennis DeYoung Says the Promoters Are Forcing Styx to Play ‘Mr. Roboto’
Dennis DeYoung said that Styx's decision to add "Mr. Roboto" to their set lists came from the promoters, not a change of heart by his former bandmates.
Ultimate Classic Rock to Livestream Randy Bachman Concert
Rock veteran's "Every Song Tells a Story: Songs of the Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive" show is coming to our Facebook page Saturday night.
Queen Release Second ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Trailer
Here's another look at the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.
Nick Mason Admits Challenges in Reissuing Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’
The drummer says that no archival live material has yet been found to complete a remaster of Pink Floyd's 'Animals.'
Watch Tom Petty’s New ‘Keep a Little Soul’ Video
Lead single from late rocker's 'An American Treasure' box set is out now.
60-Song Tom Petty ‘American Treasure’ Box Set Announced
The just-announced Tom Petty 'American Treasure' box set will include previously unreleased live and studio material.
Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ Returns to U.K. Chart Prior to Donald Trump’s Visit
The president is visiting the U.K. this week, so "American Idiot" is a hit all over again.
Watch New Supergroup Dream Child’s ‘Under the Wire’ Video: Exclusive Premiere
Project founded by ex-Dio guitarist Craig Goldy unveils new song.
Ratt Unveil New Lineup in Tour Opener: Set List + Video
The live debut of a new drummer and two new guitarists marks yet another lineup change for Ratt.
Jack White to Release Three-LP ‘Live in Nashville / Live in Detroit’
The album showcases performances in the two cities he's called home.
Neal Schon Wants to Work With Steve Perry Again
Guitarist wants to work with his old singer on "something that's different than Journey."