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.
Malcolm Young of AC/DC Dies: Rockers React
The death of AC/DC's founder has caused many friends and admirers to share their grief on social media.
Ian Anderson Announces ‘Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary’ North American Tour
Ian Anderson has unveiled a series of North American dates to celebrate Jethro Tull's 50th anniversary.
Watch the Pretenders Perform ‘Middle of the Road’ on ‘Austin City Limits': Exclusive Premi…
The Pretenders will make their debut on PBS' long-running 'Austin City Limits' TV show this weekend.
Bob Seger Announces New Album, ‘I Knew You When,’ Releases Single to Radio
The news coincides perfectly with Bob Seger's sold-out concert Saturday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills outside his native Detroit.
Watch Bruce Springsteen Sit in With Paul McCartney on ‘I Saw Her Standing There’ Twice
Bruce Springsteen took time out from preparing for Broadway to perform a Beatles classic with Paul McCartney.
Kid Rock Defends Himself Against Charges of Racism
With civil rights groups planning to protest his Detroit concerts this week, Kid Rock has taken exception to being called a racist.
Kid Rock Tells Nazis and the KKK to ‘Stay the F— Away’ From His Senate Bid on Opening Nigh…
If Kid Rock isn’t planning to run for the Senate next year, he’s certainly playing up to the attention it’s getting.
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.