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.
Poison Announce Summer Tour With Cheap Trick
For the second year in a row, the reunited original lineup of Poison will be out on the road in the summer. And they're bringing Cheap Trick along.
Eagles Add Six More 2018 Tour Dates
The Eagles announced two dates in their hometown of Los Angeles plus shows in four other cities for their 2018 tour.
Daryl Hall Says the Press Were ‘F—ing A–holes’ to Hall & Oates
Daryl Hall remembers how the writers who inducted Hall & Oates into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were the same ones who hated them back in the day.
Jeff Beck, Paul Rodgers and Ann Wilson Announce ‘Stars Align’ Tour
Another major package tour will be hitting the road this summer.
Paul Simon Announces ‘The Farewell Performance’
Paul Simon will close out London's British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018 festival on July 15, in what's being billed as his "Farewell Performance."
Rolling Stones Win Grammy for ‘Blue & Lonesome’
Ultimate Classic Rock's coverage of the Premiere Ceremony, which was held prior to the main telecast.
Rockers We’ve Lost in 2018
Ultimate Classic Rock honors those who we've lost in 2018.
Billy Corgan Received Treatment for an Undisclosed Medical Condition
In a series of Instagram posts, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman revealed that he was recently treated for an undisclosed condition.
Fleetwood Mac Receive 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year Award: Video, Photos + Set List
A former president and a new generation of musicians paid tribute to Fleetwood Mac, who also performed, at the annual MusiCares Person of the Year Award gala.
Stevie Nicks Says She Will ‘Never Get Over’ Tom Petty’s Death
Stevie Nicks remembered her dear friend Tom Petty while receiving the MusiCares Person of the Year Award.
Hear Scorpions’ ‘Rock You Like a Hurricane’ in New ‘Hurricane Heist’ Trailer
If you've made a movie called 'The Hurricane Heist,' what other classic rock song would you want to use for the trailer than Scorpions' "Rock You Like a Hurricane"?
Neil Young to Release Archival ‘Roxy – Tonight’s the Night Live’
Neil Young is prepping the release of concerts he performed in 1973, shortly after recording the bulk of the material that wound up on 'Tonight's the Night.'