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 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.
Fleetwood Mac Receive 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year Award: Video, Photos + Set List
A former president and a new generation of musicians paid tribute to Fleetwood Mac, who also performed, at the annual MusiCares Person of the Year Award gala.
Hear Scorpions’ ‘Rock You Like a Hurricane’ in New ‘Hurricane Heist’ Trailer
If you've made a movie called 'The Hurricane Heist,' what other classic rock song would you want to use for the trailer than Scorpions' "Rock You Like a Hurricane"?
Neil Young to Release Archival ‘Roxy – Tonight’s the Night Live’
Neil Young is prepping the release of concerts he performed in 1973, shortly after recording the bulk of the material that wound up on 'Tonight's the Night.'
Lynyrd Skynyrd to Embark on Farewell Tour
The Southern rock legends announced the first leg of the Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour.
Hear H.P. Lovecraft’s ‘Nemesis’ Sung to the Tune of ‘Piano Man’
The horror and science-fiction work of H.P. Lovecraft has inspired many artists over the years.
Metallica Shut Out of 2018 Grammys
'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct' earned Metallica their 22nd and 23rd Grammy nominations.