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.
Bob Dorough, ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ Composer, Dies
Bob Dorough, who wrote many of the songs for ABC's 'Schoolhouse Rock!' animated series, has died.
Billy Gibbons Hopes to Release Two Albums This Year
ZZ Top fans can look forward to possibly two new albums from Billy Gibbons in the coming months.
Judas Priest and Deep Purple Announce Co-Headlining Tour
A pair of metal giants with new albums out will be joining forces this summer.
Live Nation to Eliminate Plastic Straws at Outdoor Venues
If you're attending a concert at an amphitheater owned by Live Nation this summer, you may notice a slight change if you order a beverage.
Joe Lynn Turner Is ‘Stable’ Following Heart Attack
A statement issued by Joe Lynn Turner and his wife declared the former Rainbow and Deep Purple singer to be "stable and in very good spirits."
Lynyrd Skynyrd Announces Final Show
Lynyrd Skynyrd's last-ever concert will be a hometown affair.
Scorpions Announce U.S. Tour With Queensryche
After canceling four shows last year, Scorpions are bringing their 'Crazy World' tour back to the U.S.
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.'
Richie Sambora and Orianthi Announce Debut LP, ‘Radio Free America’
Richie Sambora and his girlfriend Orianthi, calling themselves RSO, will release their first album together, 'Radio Free America.'