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.
Guns N’ Roses Tease 2017 North American Tour
A TV commercial says that Guns N' Roses are coming back to North America next year.
Tony Iommi Won’t Rule Out Future Black Sabbath Performances
Tony Iommi can see Black Sabbath continuing beyond their "final show."
Axl Rose Tells Donald Trump to ‘Stop Whining’
Axl Rose suggested that President-elect Donald Trump get on with the business of running the country instead of tweeting about 'Hamilton.'
Steven Van Zandt Wants the Cast of ‘Hamilton’ to Apologize to Mike Pence
Steven Van Zandt of the E Street Band felt that it was wrong for the cast of 'Hamilton' to single out Vice President-elect Mike Pence.
Jer Bulsara, Freddie Mercury’s Mother, Dies
Brian May broke the news that Jer Bulsara has died at the age of 94.
Listen to the Outlaws’ New ‘Legacy Live’ Album: Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock is pleased to premiere 'Legacy Live,' the new double-album by the Outlaws.
Metallica to Hold ‘Blackened Friday’ Events at Record Stores
Metallica are looking to drive fans to independent record shops on the day of the release of 'Hardwired ... To Self-Destruct.'
How Bruce Springsteen Survived the ‘80s
Bruce Springsteen didn't merely survive the '80s. He dominated them.
Def Leppard to Release ‘And There Will Be a Next Time – Live From Detroit’ DVD
Def Leppard's tour in support of last year's self-titled album will be documented in a DVD-Blu-ray/two-CD set.
How Cheap Trick Survived the ‘80s
Cheap Trick spent much of the '80s in a career free-fall, but had their biggest hit shortly before the decade's end.