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.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Announces Final Show
Lynyrd Skynyrd's last-ever concert will be a hometown affair.
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.'
ZZ Top to Collect ’80s Albums in Second ‘Cinco’ Box
ZZ Top will reissue their classic '80s albums on vinyl in a new box set.
Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac, Mike Campbell Joins the Group
Lindsey Buckingham's second tenure with Fleetwood Mac has apparently come to end. He'll be replaced on an upcoming tour by Mike Campbell of the Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded House.
Battery Case Against Tommy Lee’s Son Dropped
There will be no criminal case against Brandon Lee for knocking his father, former Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, unconscious last month.
Megadeth Announce ‘Killing Is My Business … and Business Is Good!’ Deluxe Reissue
Megadeth will release an expanded version of their 1985 debut album, 'Killing Is My Business … and Business Is Good!'
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ Returns to Chart Thanks to Viral Tweet
A snippet of Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" playing over a video of a dance line has helped push the song onto the Hot Rock Songs chart.
Don Henley Buys $2.2 Million West Hollywood House
Don Henley paid above the asking price for a bungalow in West Hollywood, Calif.
The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Film to Return to Theaters
A restored version of the Beatles' 1968 animated film will be screened in theaters this summer.