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.
Win Tickets to See Journey and Def Leppard in Concert
Ultimate Classic Rock has teamed up with Live Nation to give out two tickets to this year's huge Journey/Def Leppard co-headlining tour.
Elton John to Collaborate With Beyonce on New ‘Lion King’ Song
Elton John is going to write a song for Beyonce to play over the end credits for the new version of 'The Lion King.'
2018 Summer Tour Guide
The summer of 2018 is shaping up to be a banner season to see rockers on tour.
Poison Announce Summer Tour With Cheap Trick
For the second year in a row, the reunited original lineup of Poison will be out on the road in the summer. And they're bringing Cheap Trick along.
Quincy Jones Says the Beatles Were ‘No-Playing Motherf—ers’
Legendary producer Quincy Jones said the Beatles were "the worst musicians in the world."
Paul Stanley Says Kiss Could Go on Without Him
As a handful of classic rockers are about to start their final tours, it's perfectly normal that others are thinking about calling time on their careers.
Hear Scorpions’ ‘Rock You Like a Hurricane’ in New ‘Hurricane Heist’ Trailer
If you've made a movie called 'The Hurricane Heist,' what other classic rock song would you want to use for the trailer than Scorpions' "Rock You Like a Hurricane"?
Are Pearl Jam Touring Baseball Stadiums This Summer?
Pearl Jam's website accidentally leaked dates in for a month of shows at major league baseball stadiums this summer.
Are the Beatles Declining in Popularity?
According to Google Trends, fewer and fewer people are searching for the Beatles on Google and YouTube.
What Was 2017’s Best Archival Live Album / Video? UCR Fan Choice Awards
Nine releases from deep in an act's career are up for the UCR Fan Choice Award for Best Archival Live Album / Video released in 2017.