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.
Beastie Boys Announce ‘Live & Direct’ Book Tour
To promote their upcoming memoir, the surviving members of the Beastie Boys will be holding special events in four cities.
Kiss Announce Farewell Tour on ‘America’s Got Talent’
The surprise announcement arrived during a special appearance on 'America's Got Talent.'
Bob Seger Announces ‘Travelin’ Man’ Farewell Tour
Seger and the Silver Bullet Band will turn the page one last time with a tour that kicks off in the fall.
Motley Crue Confirm Four New Songs for ‘The Dirt’ Soundtrack
Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx combined on Twitter to say that Motley Crue are recording four new songs for the soundtrack to 'The Dirt.'
Dee Snider and Monster Truck’s Jon Harvey Discuss a Band’s Growing Pains
Twisted Sister frontman talks to singer-bassist about what new bands go through in this UCR exclusive.
Win a Trip to See Lynyrd Skynyrd on the 2019 Southern Rock Cruise
Ultimate Classic Rock and StarVista LIVE have teamed up for a prize package to send two people on next year's Southern Rock Cruise.
Paul McCartney Called Quincy Jones a ‘Crazy Motherf—er’ for Insulting the Beatles
Details revealed of phone call after legendary producer put down the group in famous interview.
Tom Petty Camp Plotting ‘Wildflowers’ Box, ’97 Fillmore Live Set
Mike Campbell talked about the possibility of more archival releases from late band leader.
Listen to Joan Jett’s New Song ‘Fresh Start’
Track comes from the upcoming 'Bad Reputation' documentary.
Slash Admits Guns N’ Roses’ Songs Are ‘Sort of Sexist’
Slash defended charges of sexism against the band's early songs, saying they weren't "malicious."
Billy Idol to Get Remixed Again on ‘Vital Idol: Revitalized’
Singer puts 21st century spin on his 1985 remix album.
Watch Fleetwood Mac Debut New Lineup on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’
Mike Campbell and Neil Finn make their first public appearance with the band.