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 Van Halen’s Son Is a Track Star
Aric Van Halen competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships this weekend.
Guns N’ Roses Concert Delayed Twice, and Then Angus Young Showed Up
Guns N' Roses' concert in Germany was delayed by fans unable to get into the venue and a storm. But they got to see Angus Young sit in with the band.
Six Reasons Not to Miss Mountain Jam
These are the acts we're looking most forward to seeing at Mountain Jam from June 16-18.
Gregg Allman Laid to Rest at Funeral
Gregg Allman was laid to rest following a private service in his hometown of Macon, Ga.,
Phil Collins Plays First Comeback Show: Set List, Video
Last night in Liverpool, Phil Collins played his first full-length concert in about seven years at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England.
Roger Waters Kicks Off 2017 ‘Us + Them’ Tour: Set List, Photos, Video
Roger Waters previewed five songs from his new album at his tour opener in Kansas City.
Yes (Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman) Manager Challenges ‘The Other Yes Band’ to ‘Identify Their …
The manager for Yes featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman, has issued a challenge to Yes to publicize the fact that the current incarnation has no original members.
James Hetfield Calls Chris Cornell’s Death a ‘Sad Story’
The death of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell has brought out the reflective side of James Hetfield.
Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow to Release Two New Recordings and 2016 Concert
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow have two new songs -- "Land of Hope and Glory" and a new take on "I Surrender" -- available for pre-order.
David Coverdale Feels Sorry for Jimmy Page
David Coverdale has a plan to get former collaborator Jimmy Page making music again.