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.
Queen Announce ‘Bohemian Lager’ Beer
Queen are now the latest rockers to get involved in the beer business.
Motorhead Announce 2015 North American Tour
Motorhead will embark on a five-week tour of North America in the late summer.
Vivian Campbell’s Cancer Returns Again
The Hodgkin's lymphoma that Vivian Campbell has been battling for two years has returned, and he will be sidelined for an unknown period of time.
Foo Fighters Cancel Shows Due to Dave Grohl’s Broken Leg
Foo Fighters' concerts at the Pinkpop Festival and St. Gallen, Switzerland have been canceled due to Dave Grohl's broken leg.
Dave Grohl Falls Off Stage, Breaks Leg… Still Finishes the Show!
Dave Grohl broke his leg during a concert in Gothenburg, Sweden - and came back to finish the show anyway.
How Bruce Springsteen Angered the New York Police Department
A new song by Bruce Springsteen caused the New York City Patrolmen's Benevolent Association to call for a boycott of his concerts.
David Gilmour Announces New Album Title
The album, which does not have a release date, will be called 'Rattle That Lock.'
Bruce Springsteen’s Transformation: The History of ‘Born in the U.S.A.’
Few could have predicted Bruce Springsteen's metamorphosis when ‘Born in the U.S.A.’ was released on June 4, 1984.
Revisiting Bruce Springsteen’s History-Making ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’ Tour
Bruce Springsteen's tour in support of his fourth album began in Buffalo on May 23, 1978.
Hear a Live Version of Yes’ ‘Roundabout': Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock is pleased to have the exclusive premiere of the Yes classic from a 1972 live show.
New ‘Pixels’ Trailer Will Rock You (Stomp! Stomp! Clap!)
One summer blockbuster, Pixels, is designed to appeal to fans of both old-school video games and movies where major cities get blown up.
Watch U2 Pay Tribute to B.B. King With ‘When Love Comes to Town’
U2 performed their hit collaboration for the first time since 1993.