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.
Billie Joe Armstrong Hopes ‘Something Drastic’ Will Happen to Donald Trump
Green Day's singer has stepped up his verbal attacks on the president-elect.
David Bowie’s 70th Birthday to Be Celebrated With Benefit Concert
Friends and colleagues of David Bowie will come together on Jan. 8, 2017 to pay tribute to him.
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 Bruce Springsteen Survived the ‘80s
Bruce Springsteen didn't merely survive the '80s. He dominated them.
Foo Fighters Announce New 2017 Tour Date
We're compiling all the 2017 tour dates for Foo Fighters as they become official.
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.
Foo Fighters Announce First Show of 2017
Foo Fighters revealed where they'll be playing with a format that hints at a lot more.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Add More Dates to 2017 North American Tour
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have added another 10 weeks of shows for the spring of 2017.
Keith Richards, Robert Plant, Bruce Springsteen + More Join ‘We Are Not Afraid’ Campaign f…
Many classic rockers have joined more than 175 global artists in showing support for refugees.
Billy Corgan Doesn’t Like Other Celebrity Chicago Cubs Fans
Billy Corgan more or less accused the numerous celebrities spotted at Wrigley Field during the World Series as jumping on the team's bandwagon.
Watch Eddie Vedder, Bill Murray and Derek Trucks Sing ‘The Weight’ at Post-World Series Ho…
Eddie Vedder and friends led a classic rock singalong at a house party after Game Four of the World Series.
Bono Named as One of Glamour’s ‘Women of the Year’
For the first time in its history, 'Glamour' magazine has named a man as one of its women of the year. And it's Bono.