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.
Eddie Van Halen FaceTimes With Terminal Prostate Cancer Patient
A terminal cancer patient's bucket list wish was granted when he had a conversation with Eddie Van Halen via FaceTime.
12 Farewell Tours That Weren’t Actually Goodbye
We look at 12 times bands said they were giving up the road, but eventually returned.
Judge Rules Against Bobby Blotzer in Ratt Trademark Case
A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that Bobby Blotzer does not have a legal claim to Ratt's trademarks.
Eric Clapton Releases Song for John Wetton
Eric Clapton recorded some music in memory of Asia and King Crimson bassist John Wetton.
Steppenwolf’s ‘Born to Be Wild’ Revs Up New Mercedes-Benz Super Bowl Ad
Mercedes and the Coen Brothers' new ad show that the 'Easy Rider' generation hasn't aged too well.
Saga to Call it Quits at the End of 2017
The Canadian progressive rock band, who had a few U.S. hits in the early '80s, will break up after 40 years and 21 albums.
Win a Pair of Tickets to See Def Leppard
Ultimate Classic Rock has teamed up with Def Leppard and Live Nation to give one lucky fan a pair of tickets to see Def Leppard this spring.
Kirk Hammett Calls on Americans to ‘Reject’ the ‘Carnage’ of Donald Trump’s Presidency
Kirk Hammett unleashed a tweetstorm after President Donald Trump's inaugural address.
Watch President-Elect Donald Trump Walk Out to the Rolling Stones’ ‘Heart of Stone’ at His…
Donald and Melania Trump chose the Rolling Stones' 1964 single "Heart of Stone" as they walked down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
Beach Boys to Reportedly Perform at Inaugural Ball
Unnamed sources say the Beach Boys will play the Texas State Society's "Black Tie and Boots" inaugural ball.