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.
The Who to Release 1968 Fillmore East Concert
An oft-bootlegged concert from the Who is getting its first official release.
Robert Plant Shares the Secret to His Long Career
With a new album out and a tour underway, Robert Plant is writing the latest chapter of a musical journey that began 50 years ago with Led Zeppelin.
Smashing Pumpkins Announce ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright Tour’
The Smashing Pumpkins are going back on the road this summer.
Jimmy Page Says a New Led Zeppelin Live Album Is in the Works
Jimmy Page said more recordings of Led Zeppelin in concert are on the way.
Win Tickets to See Journey and Def Leppard in Concert
Ultimate Classic Rock has teamed up with Live Nation to give out two tickets to this year's huge Journey/Def Leppard co-headlining tour.
Smashing Pumpkins Tease Major Announcement
We've known for a while that Smashing Pumpkins have been planning something big, and they're almost ready to tell the world about it.
Jeff Beck, Paul Rodgers and Ann Wilson Announce ‘Stars Align’ Tour
Another major package tour will be hitting the road this summer.
Fleetwood Mac Receive 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year Award: Video, Photos + Set List
A former president and a new generation of musicians paid tribute to Fleetwood Mac, who also performed, at the annual MusiCares Person of the Year Award gala.
Stevie Nicks Says She Will ‘Never Get Over’ Tom Petty’s Death
Stevie Nicks remembered her dear friend Tom Petty while receiving the MusiCares Person of the Year Award.
Hear Scorpions’ ‘Rock You Like a Hurricane’ in New ‘Hurricane Heist’ Trailer
If you've made a movie called 'The Hurricane Heist,' what other classic rock song would you want to use for the trailer than Scorpions' "Rock You Like a Hurricane"?
Neil Young to Release Archival ‘Roxy – Tonight’s the Night Live’
Neil Young is prepping the release of concerts he performed in 1973, shortly after recording the bulk of the material that wound up on 'Tonight's the Night.'
Two More Actors From Motley Crue’s ‘The Dirt’ Film Revealed
Iwan Rheon and Daniel Webber are in negotiations to play Mick Mars and Vince Neil in the film version of Motley Crue's 'The Dirt.'