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.
Raconteurs Announce North American Tour
Band will promote 'Help Us Stranger' with three months' worth of dates later this year.
ZZ Top Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
Band will spend two months playing dates across the U.S. in celebration of its golden anniversary.
How Elton John Met Bernie Taupin
An envelope of poems given to singer resulted in 50-year songwriting partnership.
Watch Def Leppard, Brian May + More Play ‘All the Young Dudes’ at Rock Hall Ceremony
Def Leppard closed out the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a cover of Mott the Hoople's "All the Young Dudes" featuring Ian Hunter and many of the evening's participants.
Rolling Stones Postpone 2019 Tour, Mick Jagger Needs ‘Medical Treatment’
Due to a medical issue with Mick Jagger, the Rolling Stones have postponed the entirety of this spring's tour.
Nikki Sixx Says the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Has Blackballed Motley Crue
Motley Crue's bassist said that he's been told that their past behavior is keeping them out of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Upcoming Sex Pistols Movie ‘Not Endorsed’ by Johnny Rotten
Band leader gives project stamp of disapproval.
Perry Farrell to Release New Album, ‘Kind Heaven’
Jane's Addiction frontman's first solo LP in 18 years includes Foo Fighters, the Cars and Motley Crue members.
Joe Flannery, the ‘Secret Beatle,’ Dies
A childhood friend of Brian Epstein, Joe Flannery served as the Beatles' booking manager in the early '60s.
Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, Billy Gibbons to Play 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival
Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy and more guitar greats will also perform at fifth installment of Clapton's fest.