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.
What Was 2017’s Best New Live Album / Video? UCR Fan Choice Awards
Vote for your favorite live album or video from a recent tour that came out in 2017.
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.
What Was 2017’s Tour or Show of the Year? UCR Fan Choice Awards
We're letting fans decide the best tour or concert they saw in 2017.
Watch Debbie Harry and Joan Jett as News Anchors in Blondie’s ‘Doom or Destiny’ Video
Joan Jett and Debbie Harry preside over the day's headlines in the clip for Blondie's new single.
Bob Seger Discusses His ‘Bad Year and a Half’
Bob Seger is about halfway through his recovery period from the back surgery that forced him to postpone most of his tour this past fall, and he's itching to get back out on the road.
Alex Lifeson to Guest on New Fu Manchu Album
Fu Manchu are calling it the heaviest track they've ever recorded.
Drummer Simon Phillips’ House Burns to the Ground in Thomas Fire
The home belonging to veteran drummer Simon Phillips burned to the ground in the wildfire that has swept Ventura County, Calif.
U2 ‘Songs of Experience’ Review Round-Up
We've collected highlights from some of the reviews of U2's 'Songs of Experience.'
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.
Listen to Link Wray’s Previously Unreleased ‘Son of Rumble’
Link Wray, whose instrumental hit "Rumble" practically invented the power chord, is one of the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2018.
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.