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.
Inside Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s ‘Tiny Dancer’
The story behind the 'Madman Across the Water' classic.
Rolling Stones to Release ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ Box Set
The Stones' long-shelved BBC special is getting expanded for a new release.
Billy Idol and Bryan Adams Announce Co-Headlining Tour
The two '80s stars will play eight shows together in August.
Brian May Recalls ‘Instant’ Chemistry When Meeting Adam Lambert
Brian May and Roger Taylor talk about meeting Adam Lambert in preview clips from 'The Show Must Go On' documentary.
A Guide to the Classic Rock Songs in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ (NO SPOILERS)
(NO SPOILERS) Songs from Traffic, the Kinks, the Rolling Stones and Steppenwolf are featured in the new movie.
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.