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.
2018 Summer Tour Guide
The summer of 2018 is shaping up to be a banner season to see rockers on tour.
Some Critics Hated ‘Van Halen’ at First – Here’s Proof
These days, 'Van Halen' is celebrated as one of the greatest debut albums in history. That wasn't always the case.
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.
Prince Re-Records His Past for ‘Purple Medley': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince gave his back catalog the Stars on 45 treatment, delivering new versions of classics for the "Purple Medley."
Sammy Hagar Announces Info for Third Season of ‘Rock & Roll Road Trip’
Roger Daltrey, Rob Halford and Dave Grohl are among the guests who will converse and jam with Sammy Hagar on the third season of his television show.
Malcolm Young of AC/DC Dies: Rockers React
The death of AC/DC's founder has caused many friends and admirers to share their grief on social media.
Black Sabbath Announce Release Date for ‘The End’ Concert Video
The audio and video of Black Sabbath's last-ever concerts will be released as 'The End.'
Bob Seger Announces New Album, ‘I Knew You When,’ Releases Single to Radio
The news coincides perfectly with Bob Seger's sold-out concert Saturday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills outside his native Detroit.
Ritchie Blackmore Reportedly Refused Hughes, Coverdale and Lord Deep Purple Reunion
Glenn Hughes said that three-fifths of Deep Purple's Mark III lineup once unsuccessfully tried to reunite with Ritchie Blackmore.
Metallica Announce Release Date, Track Listing for Massive ‘Master of Puppets’ Reissue
The long-awaited reissue of Metallica's landmark 1986 album will be released in time for the holiday season.