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.
Scorpions and Megadeth Announce 2017 ‘Crazy World’ North American Tour
Scorpions and Megadeth will be playing a month's worth of arena shows across North America this fall.
Quiet Riot to Re-Record Upcoming ‘Road Rage’ Album With New Singer James Durbin
Quiet Riot's upcoming album 'Road Rage' will be delayed as they re-record it with new singer James Durbin, who joined last week.
Steven Adler Answers Every Imaginable Question About His Role in the Guns N’ Roses Reunion
The band's original drummer explains how he got booted from the Guns N' Roses reunion tour.
John Mellencamp Announces ‘Sad Clowns & Hillbillies’ Album, 2017 Summer Tour
John Mellencamp will tour the U.S. for five weeks in support of his upcoming album, 'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies.'
Ted Nugent Considering Running for U.S. Senate
Ted Nugent may be seeking the Republican nomination to be the U.S. Senator from Michigan in 2018.
Nikki Sixx ‘Can’t Wait’ Until Donald Trump Is No Longer President
Sixx said that he didn't believe that Trump is "the right choice for our country."
Eddie Van Halen FaceTimes With Terminal Prostate Cancer Patient
A terminal cancer patient's bucket list wish was granted when he had a conversation with Eddie Van Halen via FaceTime.
Black Sabbath Keyboardist Geoff Nicholls Dies
Geoff Nicholls, who played keyboards with Black Sabbath for 25 years, has died of lung cancer.
Frances Bean Cobain Wants Her Father’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar From Ex-Husband
The daughter of Kurt Cobain has filed paperwork to get back the acoustic guitar used on Nirvana's 'Unplugged in New York' from her ex-husband.
U2 May Play New Songs on ‘The Joshua Tree’ 30th Anniversary Tour
Bassist Adam Clayton talked about creating the setlist for U2's upcoming 'The Joshua Tree' 30th anniversary tour.
Win Tickets to See Foreigner’s 40th Anniversary Tour
Ultimate Classic Rock is pleased to offer one lucky winner a pair of tickets to Foreigner's 40th anniversary tour.
U2 Announce ‘The Joshua Tree’ 2017 World Tour
U2 will be recognizing the 30th anniversary of 'The Joshua Tree' on tour this summer.