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.
Paul Stanley and Sammy Hagar Congratulate Hall of Fame Class While Criticizing Hall
The Hall of Famers offered their congratulations to the incoming Class of 2018, but echoed long-standing issues with the Hall's methods of determining who deserves to be enshrined.
Who Is 2017’s Artist of the Year? UCR Fan Choice Awards
Vote for the act who made the biggest impact on classic rock in 2017 in the Ultimate Classic Rock Fan Choice Awards.
Marshall Tucker Band Announces 2018 U.S. Tour
Dates get underway after the Marshall Tucker Band takes part in January's sold-out Southern Rock Cruise.
Sammy Hagar Announces Info for Third Season of ‘Rock & Roll Road Trip’
Roger Daltrey, Rob Halford and Dave Grohl are among the guests who will converse and jam with Sammy Hagar on the third season of his television show.
Alice Cooper to Star in NBC’s Live ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Musical
NBC will broadcast a live production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' with Alice Cooper as King Herod, on Easter Sunday 2018.
Listen to Paul McCartney’s Extremely Rare 1965 Christmas Record
An extremely rare record made by Paul McCartney for his bandmates during the holidays in 1965 has made its way online.
Alex Lifeson to Guest on New Fu Manchu Album
Fu Manchu are calling it the heaviest track they've ever recorded.
Eagles Add Dates to 2018 North American Tour
The Eagles revealed eight more dates to next year's tour.
Listen to Mudcrutch’s Tom Leadon’s Tribute to Tom Petty, ‘My Best Old Friend’
Tom Leadon, who played with Tom Petty in the Gainesville, Fla., band Mudcrutch, has written a song for his old friend.
Malcolm Young’s Final Years
How the AC/DC family dealt with Malcolm Young's numerous health problems - and a series of other upheavals - in the last few years of his life.