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 Perry Announces Solo ‘Joe Perry and Friends’ Shows
Joe Perry will play three dates in support of his new solo album, 'Sweetzerland Manifesto,' next month.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to Release DVD/Blu-ray of Induction Ceremonies
'In Concert, 2014-2017' will collect the last four years worth of induction ceremonies from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Pearl Jam Release New Song, ‘Can’t Deny Me,’ to Fan Club
Pearl Jam gave members of their Ten Club a surprise in the form of a new song called "Can't Deny Me."
The Story of the Pink Floyd-‘Wizard of Oz’ Mashup, ‘The Dark Side of the Rainbow’
One of the strangest convergences of two pieces of classic art in pop culture history is the notion that the movie 'The Wizard of Oz' serves as sort of a video companion to 'The Dark Side of the Moon.'
Rod Stewart Has Finished a New Album Called ‘Blood Red Roses’
Rod Stewart's follow-up to 2015's 'Another Country' will be called 'Blood Red Roses,' as he revealed in an interview.
AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen, Pink Floyd and More Releasing Albums for Record Store Day
Legacy Recordings, the catalog arm of Sony Music, has announced the titles its releasing for this year's Record Store Day.
Ann Wilson to Release Covers Album, ‘Songs for the Living, Vol. 1′
Ann Wilson of Heart is planning to release a solo album this summer.
Elton John to Collaborate With Beyonce on New ‘Lion King’ Song
Elton John is going to write a song for Beyonce to play over the end credits for the new version of 'The Lion King.'
Pat Torpey, Mr. Big Drummer, Dies
Pat Torpey was the founding drummer of Mr. Big, staying with them until 2014, when he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
Paul Stanley Says Kiss Could Go on Without Him
As a handful of classic rockers are about to start their final tours, it's perfectly normal that others are thinking about calling time on their careers.
Car Playing David Bowie’s Music Will Be Shot Into Space
SpaceX, the company founded by Elon Musk, will send the Falcon Heavy rocket on its first-ever proper flight, where it plans to release one of his Tesla Roadsters into space today.
Daryl Hall Says the Press Were ‘F—ing A–holes’ to Hall & Oates
Daryl Hall remembers how the writers who inducted Hall & Oates into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were the same ones who hated them back in the day.