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.
Dead and Company Announce 2017 U.S. Tour
The John Mayer-fronted band with three founders of the Grateful Dead will play amphitheaters and stadiums in the late spring of 2017.
Mick Jagger and Bono to Participate in Documentary About Prince
'Prince: R U Listening?' is expected to be released in the spring of 2017.
David Bowie Was Planning to Write Another Album
Despite his terminal illness, David Bowie was thinking about a new project beyond 'Blackstar.'
Listen to the Rolling Stones’ ‘Ride ‘Em on Down’
The Rolling Stones have given us a third taste of their upcoming 'Blue & Lonesome' record.
Guns N’ Roses Tease 2017 North American Tour
A TV commercial says that Guns N' Roses are coming back to North America next year.
Tony Iommi Won’t Rule Out Future Black Sabbath Performances
Tony Iommi can see Black Sabbath continuing beyond their "final show."
Axl Rose Tells Donald Trump to ‘Stop Whining’
Axl Rose suggested that President-elect Donald Trump get on with the business of running the country instead of tweeting about 'Hamilton.'
Listen to the Outlaws’ New ‘Legacy Live’ Album: Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock is pleased to premiere 'Legacy Live,' the new double-album by the Outlaws.
Metallica to Hold ‘Blackened Friday’ Events at Record Stores
Metallica are looking to drive fans to independent record shops on the day of the release of 'Hardwired ... To Self-Destruct.'
Def Leppard to Release ‘And There Will Be a Next Time – Live From Detroit’ DVD
Def Leppard's tour in support of last year's self-titled album will be documented in a DVD-Blu-ray/two-CD set.
How Bruce Springsteen Survived the ‘80s
Bruce Springsteen didn't merely survive the '80s. He dominated them.
How Cheap Trick Survived the ‘80s
Cheap Trick spent much of the '80s in a career free-fall, but had their biggest hit shortly before the decade's end.