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.
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.
Rod Stewart Announces New Album, ‘Blood Red Roses’
His 30th album is on the way. First single is here now.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Get Animated in ‘Yellow Submarine’
A film based on one of the band's songs has delighted audiences since its 1968 release.
Queen Release Second ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Trailer
Here's another look at the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.
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.
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.
Roger Waters Insults Donald Trump With Scottish Slang for Scrotum
The former Pink Floyd member gave his concert in Glasgow a bit of local flavor.
Alice in Chains Announce New Album, ‘Rainier Fog’
Along with details about the new album, the band has a new song you can hear too.
Listen to Guns N’ Roses’ Acoustic Version of ‘Move to the City’
Band unveils third bonus recording from its upcoming expanded 'Appetite for Destruction' box.
U2 to Reissue Three Albums on Vinyl
A trio of early-'90s records are coming out in newly remastered LPs.
Ozzy Osbourne Recalls Last Phone Call With Lemmy
The singer remembered speaking to the Motorhead frontman on the day he died.
Listen to John Fogerty and Billy Gibbons’ New Song, ‘The Holy Grail’
The touring partners promised us a collaboration. Here it is.