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.
Chris Rea Collapses Onstage
Chris Rea, best known in the U.S. for his 1978 hit "Fool (If You Think It's Over)," is reportedly in stable condition after collapsing in the middle of his concert.
Sammy Hagar Announces Info for Third Season of ‘Rock & Roll Road Trip’
Roger Daltrey, Rob Halford and Dave Grohl are among the guests who will converse and jam with Sammy Hagar on the third season of his television show.
What Was 2017’s Best New Live Album / Video? UCR Fan Choice Awards
Vote for your favorite live album or video from a recent tour that came out in 2017.
Alice Cooper to Star in NBC’s Live ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Musical
NBC will broadcast a live production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' with Alice Cooper as King Herod, on Easter Sunday 2018.
Ousted Queen Movie Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexual Assault
A lawsuit alleges that Bryan Singer, who was fired this week from the Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' raped a 17-year-old boy in 2003.
Bob Seger Discusses His ‘Bad Year and a Half’
Bob Seger is about halfway through his recovery period from the back surgery that forced him to postpone most of his tour this past fall, and he's itching to get back out on the road.
Drummer Simon Phillips’ House Burns to the Ground in Thomas Fire
The home belonging to veteran drummer Simon Phillips burned to the ground in the wildfire that has swept Ventura County, Calif.
Listen to Paul McCartney’s Extremely Rare 1965 Christmas Record
An extremely rare record made by Paul McCartney for his bandmates during the holidays in 1965 has made its way online.
Eagles Add Dates to 2018 North American Tour
The Eagles revealed eight more dates to next year's tour.
New Prince Documentary to Focus on His Last Year
'Prince's Last Year' follows the star around on his Piano and a Microphone dates, the only solo tour he ever played.
Listen to Mudcrutch’s Tom Leadon’s Tribute to Tom Petty, ‘My Best Old Friend’
Tom Leadon, who played with Tom Petty in the Gainesville, Fla., band Mudcrutch, has written a song for his old friend.
Watch a Concert Marriage Proposal Go Horribly Wrong
A man popped the question onstage at a Front Bottoms concert, but it didn't go as well as he had hoped.