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.
Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow to Release Two New Recordings and 2016 Concert
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow have two new songs -- "Land of Hope and Glory" and a new take on "I Surrender" -- available for pre-order.
Gene Ween Announces Billy Joel Tribute Tour
Gene Ween is bringing his 2015 Billy Joel tribute show to a handful of cities in the Northeast this summer.
Metallica to Stream Final Rehearsal of WorldWired Tour
Metallica will give fans a glimpse into their final run-through of their upcoming tour.
Robert Plant Website Message Prompts New Round of Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumors
A cryptic message on Robert Plant's website is being used to suggest that Led Zeppelin will reunite for 2017 Desert Trip.
The Eagles Are Suing the Owners of a ‘Hotel California’
The group says the owners of a Mexican hotel are suggesting a connection between their property and the Eagles hit song and album.
Ted Nugent and David Crosby Exchange Insults After White House Visit
David Crosby called Ted Nugent a "brainless twit" and Nuge called Croz a "lost soul."
Peter Criss Explains His Decision to Retire
Kiss' founding drummer discussed why he's planning to hang it up after playing at a few Kiss conventions.
Styx Set To Launch ‘The Mission,’ First New Studio Album in 14 Years
Styx's 'The Mission' is a concept album set in 2033 involving the first manned mission to Mars.
Ted Nugent Visits Donald Trump in the White House
Ted Nugent had dinner with President Donald Trump at the White House last night.
Timothy B. Schmit Looks Ahead to First Post-Glenn Frey Eagles Concert: ‘Life Goes On’
The bassist and singer spoke about the Eagles' decision to continue performing without founding guitarist and singer Glenn Frey.