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.
Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, Lynyrd Skynyrd Headline Exit 111 Festival
Inaugural get-together will take place in Manchester, Tenn., in October.
Eric Clapton Announces Brief U.S. Tour
Guitar legend will play a few shows in run-up to Crossroads Guitar Festival.
Journey Announce Las Vegas Residency
Band will play nine dates at Caesars Palace in October.
Listen to Sammy Hagar’s New Song, ‘Can’t Hang’
Tune was inspired by John Bonham's drumming on "When the Levee Breaks."
ZZ Top Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
Band will spend two months playing dates across the U.S. in celebration of its golden anniversary.
Stevie Nicks Flu Forces Fleetwood Mac Tour Postponement
Band reschedules most of the remaining dates on current North American run.
Nikki Sixx Says the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Has Blackballed Motley Crue
Motley Crue's bassist said that he's been told that their past behavior is keeping them out of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly Hologram Tour Announced
The Rock 'n' Roll Dream tour will feature live instrumentation and backup singers performing under Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly vocal tracks.
Here’s What’s Cut in the Chinese Version of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
More than two minutes of footage pertaining to Freddie Mercury's sexual orientation were removed.
Sex, Drug Scene Expected to Earn Elton John’s ‘Rocketman’ an R Rating
Paramount Pictures has reportedly asked director Dexter Fletcher to re-edit the Elton John biopic.