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.
Jimmy Page Says a New Led Zeppelin Live Album Is in the Works
Jimmy Page said more recordings of Led Zeppelin in concert are on the way.
Some Critics Hated ‘Van Halen’ at First – Here’s Proof
These days, 'Van Halen' is celebrated as one of the greatest debut albums in history. That wasn't always the case.
Depeche Mode Announce 2018 North American Tour
Depeche Mode have extended last year's Global 'Spirit' Tour into 2018, with nine more shows in North America.
Quincy Jones Says the Beatles Were ‘No-Playing Motherf—ers’
Legendary producer Quincy Jones said the Beatles were "the worst musicians in the world."
Eagles Add Six More 2018 Tour Dates
The Eagles announced two dates in their hometown of Los Angeles plus shows in four other cities for their 2018 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.
Paul Simon Announces ‘Homeward Bound: The Farewell Tour’
Paul Simon revealed dates for his last-ever tour of North America and Europe, which will take place in the spring and summer of 2018.
Paul Simon Announces ‘The Farewell Performance’
Paul Simon will close out London's British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018 festival on July 15, in what's being billed as his "Farewell Performance."
Jeff Beck, Paul Rodgers and Ann Wilson Announce ‘Stars Align’ Tour
Another major package tour will be hitting the road this summer.
Aerosmith, Steve Miller Band and Sting to Play 2018 Jazz Fest
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has released its lineup for this year's installment.
Fleetwood Mac Receive 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year Award: Video, Photos + Set List
A former president and a new generation of musicians paid tribute to Fleetwood Mac, who also performed, at the annual MusiCares Person of the Year Award gala.
Stevie Nicks Says She Will ‘Never Get Over’ Tom Petty’s Death
Stevie Nicks remembered her dear friend Tom Petty while receiving the MusiCares Person of the Year Award.