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.
April’s Biggest Classic Rock Stories: 2017 in Review
April 2017 saw a new class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a possible split of Heart, Ted Nugent visiting the White House and more.
Are the Beatles Declining in Popularity?
According to Google Trends, fewer and fewer people are searching for the Beatles on Google and YouTube.
Sammy Hagar Announces Info for Third Season of ‘Rock & Roll Road Trip’
Roger Daltrey, Rob Halford and Dave Grohl are among the guests who will converse and jam with Sammy Hagar on the third season of his television show.
What Was 2017’s Best New Live Album / Video? UCR Fan Choice Awards
Vote for your favorite live album or video from a recent tour that came out in 2017.
Alice Cooper to Star in NBC’s Live ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Musical
NBC will broadcast a live production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' with Alice Cooper as King Herod, on Easter Sunday 2018.
Listen to Paul McCartney’s Extremely Rare 1965 Christmas Record
An extremely rare record made by Paul McCartney for his bandmates during the holidays in 1965 has made its way online.
Listen to Mudcrutch’s Tom Leadon’s Tribute to Tom Petty, ‘My Best Old Friend’
Tom Leadon, who played with Tom Petty in the Gainesville, Fla., band Mudcrutch, has written a song for his old friend.
Alice in Chains, Tool and Stone Temple Pilots to Play 2018 Rock on the Range
Rock on the Range has announced the preliminary lineup for next year's event, to be held from May 18-20, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio.
Watch a Concert Marriage Proposal Go Horribly Wrong
A man popped the question onstage at a Front Bottoms concert, but it didn't go as well as he had hoped.
David Cassidy Reportedly in a Coma
The teen idol of the early '70s is reportedly suffering from organ failure.