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.
Some Critics Hated ‘Van Halen’ at First – Here’s Proof
These days, 'Van Halen' is celebrated as one of the greatest debut albums in history. That wasn't always the case.
Peter Frampton, Todd Rundgren and More Cover David Bowie
Howard Stern's Howard 101 channel on SiriusXM will broadcast a special honoring the music of David Bowie.
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.
Paul Simon Announces ‘Homeward Bound: The Farewell Tour’
Paul Simon revealed dates for his last-ever tour of North America and Europe, which will take place in the spring and summer of 2018.
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."
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.
Win a Trip to See Foreigner in the ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’ Valentine’s Day Sweepstak…
Ultimate Classic Rock will send one lucky couple to a San Diego concert featuring Foreigner, Whitesnake and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening.
Primus Announce 2018 U.S. Tour With Mastodon
Primus will continue their promotion of 'The Desaturating Seven' with a summer tour with Mastodon as the opening act.
Rockers We’ve Lost in 2018
Ultimate Classic Rock honors those who we've lost in 2018.
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.