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.
Iron Maiden to Bring ‘Legacy of the Beast’ Tour to North America
Band is bringing career-spanning tour to U.S. and Canada next year.
Jeff Lynne’s ELO Announce Summer 2019 North American Tour
Following the success of its 10-date trek in August, the band will return to North America next summer.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Farewell Tour Won’t Be a Goodbye
Gary Rossington said the band plans to continue working even after their farewell tour ends.
Beatles Release Acoustic Version of ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’
A previously unreleased early recording of George Harrison's song features him on acoustic guitar and Paul McCartney on harmonium.
Rush to Release 40th Anniversary Edition of ‘Hemispheres’
A Super Deluxe Edition of the 1978 LP adds previously unreleased concert.
New Tom Petty Set, ‘The Best of Everything,’ to Be Released
Two-disc compilation gathers songs from the Heartbreakers, Mudcrutch and solo career.
Sammy Hagar Drops Price of ‘World Class’ French Chateau to $4.7 Million
A year after placing it on the market, the Red Rocker has knocked $1.2 million off the price of his San Bernadino home.
Stephen Pearcy Apologizes for Intoxicated Ratt Show: ‘No Excuse for My Behavior’
Stephen Pearcy said that mixing alcohol with his pain medication contributed to a subpar Ratt show in September 2018.
Bob Dylan to Release ‘Blood on the Tracks’ Box Set
The latest 'Bootleg Series' volume collects original sessions from classic 1975 album.
Rock’s Greatest Afros
In celebration of World Afro Day, we're taking a look at some of the rock stars who have sported the look over the years.
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.
Listen to Joan Jett’s New Song ‘Fresh Start’
Track comes from the upcoming 'Bad Reputation' documentary.