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.
Steely Dan Announce 2016 U.S. Tour
The band will go out on the road beginning in April, with Steve Winwood opening up many of the dates.
Sammy Hagar Plays New Song on Dan Rather’s ‘The Big Interview’
The singer debuted a song, written after a spell of family therapy, on the upcoming episode of Dan Rather's 'The Big Interview.'
40 Years Ago: Sammy Hagar Exposes Himself to Kiss Fans
Sammy Hagar pulled a Jim Morrison when his opening slot at Kiss' 1977 Madison Square Garden concert didn't go well.
Tom Petty’s Mudcrutch Announces First Show Since 2008
The band Tom Petty was in before forming the Heartbreakers are booked to play the Summer Camp Music Festival over Memorial Day Weekend.
That Time Ozzy Osbourne Sorta Urinated on the Alamo
Let's see: you're a rock star, stumbling around an unfamiliar city while wearing your girlfriend/manager's dress. You feel the call of nature and ...
Phil Collins Says He Is Not Close to Coming Back
Despite officially out of retirement for a few years, Phil Collins says he hasn't yet written a new song.
The Day the Beatles Met Cassius Clay
One of the perks of being a Beatle that the group had to get used to in the early days was getting to rub shoulders with the rich and famous.
That Time Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash Recorded Together
The two stars recorded a handful of songs in a Nashville studio on Feb. 17-18, 1969.
Richie Sambora Says His Album With Orianthi Is ‘Sonny and Cher on Steroids’
Richie Sambora and Orianthi are almost finished with the album they are working on together.
Elton John Says the Rolling Stones Are Not ‘Relevant’
The singer says the Rolling Stones should return to the blues and stop going for radio hits.
2016’s Biggest Rock News Stories
We chronicle the biggest rock news stories of 2016 in a continuously updated gallery.
Joe Perry Mocks Steven Tyler’s Country Album
Count Joe Perry among those who aren't thrilled with Steven Tyler's decision to record a solo country album