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.
Jack White Thinks Rock Is ‘About to Explode Again’
The lack of traditional guitar-based rock bands on this summer's upcoming festival circuit has been one of the season's main talking points. But Jack White isn't too worried about it.
2018 Summer Tour Guide
The summer of 2018 is shaping up to be a banner season to see rockers on tour.
Win Tickets to See Journey and Def Leppard in Concert
Ultimate Classic Rock has teamed up with Live Nation to give out two tickets to this year's huge Journey/Def Leppard co-headlining tour.
Jimmy Page Says a New Led Zeppelin Live Album Is in the Works
Jimmy Page said more recordings of Led Zeppelin in concert are on the way.
Rob Halford Says Glenn Tipton’s ‘Role Is Going to Be Different’
Judas Priest guitarist Glenn Tipton recently revealed that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Singer Rob Halford spoke of how the decision has weighed on the band.
Listen to Kirk Hammett Play on Michael Schenker’s ‘Heart and Soul’
Michael Schenker and Kirk Hammett trade solos on a track from Schenker's new album, 'Resurrection.'
Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton Announce 2018 North American Tour
The Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton are going back out on the road.
Neal Schon Goes Deep Into His Past at Solo Benefit Show: Set List + Video
A benefit for victims of last year's North Bay fires gave Neal Schon a chance to play an evening's worth of Journey deep cuts.
Foghat Bassist Craig MacGregor Dies
Craig MacGregor, who joined Foghat as a bassist in 1975, has died at the age of 68.
Watch Dan Auerbach Play ‘Shine on Me’ From ‘Austin City Limits': Exclusive Premiere
Dan Auerbach will make his solo debut on 'Austin City Limits' tomorrow (Feb. 10).
Paul Stanley Says Kiss Could Go on Without Him
As a handful of classic rockers are about to start their final tours, it's perfectly normal that others are thinking about calling time on their careers.
Quincy Jones Says the Beatles Were ‘No-Playing Motherf—ers’
Legendary producer Quincy Jones said the Beatles were "the worst musicians in the world."