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.
Tony Iommi Won’t Rule Out Future Black Sabbath Performances
Tony Iommi can see Black Sabbath continuing beyond their "final show."
Listen to the Outlaws’ New ‘Legacy Live’ Album: Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock is pleased to premiere 'Legacy Live,' the new double-album by the Outlaws.
Metallica to Hold ‘Blackened Friday’ Events at Record Stores
Metallica are looking to drive fans to independent record shops on the day of the release of 'Hardwired ... To Self-Destruct.'
How Bruce Springsteen Survived the ‘80s
Bruce Springsteen didn't merely survive the '80s. He dominated them.
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.
Leonard Cohen Dies
Leonard Cohen, the legendary singer, songwriter and poet, has died at the age of 82.
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.
Gregg Allman Cancels All Remaining 2016 Shows
Due to ongoing health issues, Gregg Allman will not perform again until 2017.
Gregg Allman to Skip Two New York Shows, but His Band Will Play for Free
Gregg Allman will miss two concerts while a bruised vocal cord heals.
Richie Sambora Never Wanted to Be in Kiss Anyway
Richie Sambora didn't mind not getting the job to replace Ace Frehley as Kiss' guitarist.