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.
Listen to Paul McCartney’s Extremely Rare 1965 Christmas Record
An extremely rare record made by Paul McCartney for his bandmates during the holidays in 1965 has made its way online.
What Was 2017’s Tour or Show of the Year? UCR Fan Choice Awards
We're letting fans decide the best tour or concert they saw in 2017.
Bob Seger Discusses His ‘Bad Year and a Half’
Bob Seger is about halfway through his recovery period from the back surgery that forced him to postpone most of his tour this past fall, and he's itching to get back out on the road.
Watch a Concert Marriage Proposal Go Horribly Wrong
A man popped the question onstage at a Front Bottoms concert, but it didn't go as well as he had hoped.
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.