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.
Could There Be More Grateful Dead Shows?
When the Grateful Dead announced their Fare Thee Well shows, they insisted that their July 5 concert would be their last ever. But if drummer Bill Kreutzmann had his way, they would do a few more.
Peter Gabriel Working on New Album
Peter Gabriel has been uploading pictures from the studio to his Facebook page.
41 Years Ago: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Launch Their ‘Doom Tour’
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young began their ill-fated 'Doom Tour' on July 9, 1974.
Watch Steven Tyler Leave the Arena for the Woods in ‘Love Is Your Name’ Video
Steven Tyler has released the video for 'Love Is Your Name,' the first single from his upcoming solo album.
Freddie Mercury Mocks Kanye West’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ In New Video
A new video intersperses Kanye West's performance of the Queen classic with Freddie Mercury laughing.
Grateful Dead to Release ‘Fare Thee Well’ Concerts on CD and DVD
The Grateful Dead have announced plans to sell audio and video of their final concerts.
Queen Announce ‘Bohemian Lager’ Beer
Queen are now the latest rockers to get involved in the beer business.
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.
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.