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.
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.
Steve Wright of the Greg Kihn Band Dies
Steve Wright, the bass player of the original Greg Kihn Band who co-wrote their biggest hits, has died of a heart attack.
Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band Pulls Out of Donald Trump Inaugural Ball
Citing their respect for Bruce Springsteen, the B Street Band will not play the Garden State Presidential Inaugural Gala this week.
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic to Release Career-Spanning ‘Squeeze Box’
All of "Weird Al" Yankovic's studio albums will be released in an accordion-shaped box set.