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.
Joe Lynn Turner Is ‘Stable’ Following Heart Attack
A statement issued by Joe Lynn Turner and his wife declared the former Rainbow and Deep Purple singer to be "stable and in very good spirits."
Lynyrd Skynyrd Announces Final Show
Lynyrd Skynyrd's last-ever concert will be a hometown affair.
Scorpions Announce U.S. Tour With Queensryche
After canceling four shows last year, Scorpions are bringing their 'Crazy World' tour back to the U.S.
Listen to Billie Joe Armstrong’s Side Project the Longshot’s Album, ‘Love Is for Losers’
Only a few days after the Longshot made their live debut in Oakland, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's new side project has released its debut album.
Listen to Sleep’s New Album, ‘The Sciences’
Probably not coincidentally, the marijuana-friendly band Sleep have released a new album, 'The Sciences,' on 4/20.
Listen to Prince’s Studio Recording of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’
With the second anniversary of Prince's death approaching, his estate has given us a taste of what's inside his famous vault.
Joe Perry Says Aerosmith Are Planning a 50th Anniversary Tour
Aerosmith's touring schedule is light for the rest of 2018, but guitarist Joe Perry said it's all part of a plan to come back strong next year, when they mark their 50th anniversary.
Styx Open Up to Dan Rather in New Interview
Styx will be Dan Rather's guests on the April 17, 2018 episode of 'The Big Interview.'
Huey Lewis Cancels All 2018 Shows Due to Hearing Loss
Under advice from his doctors, Huey Lewis has canceled the remainder of his tour calendar for this year.
Richie Sambora and Orianthi Announce Debut LP, ‘Radio Free America’
Richie Sambora and his girlfriend Orianthi, calling themselves RSO, will release their first album together, 'Radio Free America.'