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.
Alex Lifeson Says Rush’s R40 Tour Was the ‘End of Touring’ for Neil Peart
Rush's guitarist says that it was difficult to get drummer Neil Peart out on the road for last year's R40 tour.
Rainbow to Release ‘Monsters of Rock – Live at Donington 1980′ DVD/CD Combo
The final performance of Rainbow's 'Down to Earth' lineup will be released on CD and DVD.
Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Not-So-Silent History With Hearing Loss
Ultimate Classic Rock looks at how stars like Pete Townshend and Lars Ulrich have coped with hearing problems brought about by exposure to loud music.
Watch Ace Frehley and Lita Ford Tell ‘Epic Rock Tales’
A new animated web series finds rockers like Ace Frehley and Lita Ford telling stories from their past.
The Time a Conspiracy Theorist Said Supertramp’s ‘Breakfast in America’ Cover Predicted 9/…
Proof that the Freemasons caused the attacks of Sept. 11 can be found on the cover of Supertramp's 'Breakfast in America,' according to a conspiracy theorist.
The Day the Beatles Began Filming ‘A Hard Day’s Night’
The Beatles had barely any time to reflect on their history-making first journey to America before moving on to their next project.
Jethro Tull to Release ‘Aqualung’ Box Set
A two-CD. two-DVD set commemorating Jethro Tull's 'Aqualung' will be released on April 22.
Jimmy Page Says He Had Never Heard Spirit Song in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Lawsuit
Jimmy Page defended himself against charges that he had stolen the introduction of 'Stairway to Heaven' from Spirit's "Taurus."
Watch Michael Anthony Sing Van Halen Songs With Warrant’s Robert Mason
A concert by a Los Angeles DJ gave Michael Anthony a chance to sing some songs by his former band.
Are Bad Company and Joe Walsh Planning a Summer 2016 Tour?
The two acts have one date booked together, although only Walsh has confirmed it.