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.
Styx Go Into Near Space With Video for ‘Radio Silence’
Styx's video for "Radio Silence" shows their new album, 'The Mission,' being launched into space.
Bill Ward Blasts Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi
Bill Ward continues to be offended by accusations made by his former Black Sabbath band mates about his health.
The Doors, Sharon Osbourne Stop Kylie and Kendall Jenner From Selling Unauthorized Rock-Th…
A series of t-shirts featuring Kylie and Kendall Jenner superimposing themselves on top of classic rock iconography has been pulled.
U2 Add More North American Dates to 2017 ‘Joshua Tree’ Tour
When first announced, U2's tour honoring the 30th anniversary of The Joshua Tree was surprisingly light on Midwest dates. Now, they've rectified that by revealing another month's worth of shows that largely focus on that region of the U...
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.
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.
John Geils of J. Geils Band Dies
J. Geils was found dead in his home in Groton, Mass., at the age of 71.
Watch Mick Fleetwood and Sammy Hagar Talk About the ‘Luck’ of Fleetwood Mac
The upcoming episode of Sammy Hagar's 'Rock & Roll Road Trip' features him talking to Mick Fleetwood about his career.
Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Recording Console Sells for $1.8 Million
An unnamed buyer has paid nearly $2 million for a piece of rock and roll history.
Jimmy Page to Release Chris Farlowe Demos He Produced in 1961
A set of demos for Chris Farlowe that marked Jimmy Page's first production credit will be released April 30.
Jimi Hendrix Estate Sues Hendrix’s Brother for Copyright Infringement
Once again, members of Jimi Hendrix's family find themselves on opposite sides of a fight for the rights to his name.
Watch Gene Simmons Debut His New Solo Live Band
In preparation for his first Comic Con solo show in two weeks, Gene Simmons played a private corporate event.