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.
Roger Waters Announces ‘This Is Not a Drill’ Tour
In-the-round trek is the Pink Floyd founder's first since 'Us + Them' concluded in 2018.
Neil Young Is Now a U.S. Citizen
Process was held up last year when he admitted to marijuana use.
Elton John Nominated for Best Original Song Oscar
"I'm Gonna Love Me Again" is the sole Academy Award nod for 'Rocketman.'
Elton John Plays Piano, Sings on Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Ordinary Man’
Drummer Chad Smith spoke about the Rocket Man's involvement in the sessions for new LP's title track.
The Case for All 16 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Candidates
All the nominees are deserving, but they can't all get in this year.
Queen Wowed by 13-Year-Old ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Singer
Norway's Angelina Jordan impressed the band with a rendition of its hit on 'America's Got Talent.'
2019’s 25 Biggest Rock Stories
Looking back on farewell tours, big-screen rock biographies, Motley Crue plotting yet another tour, Soundgarden and Van Halen drama.
When Eddie Murphy Was the Fifth Beatle
Clarence Walker claimed the Fab Four were once a quintet, until they fired him and stole his songs.
David Lee Roth Reportedly Set to Open for Kiss on Farewell Tour
Van Halen singer will reportedly join the End of the Road tour for its first 2020 dates.
David Bowie-Themed ‘Speed of Life’ Movie Trailer Released
Film shows the effect the legend's death had on a fictional young couple.
Huey Lewis and the News Announce New Album, ‘Weather’
Details of LP come with second single, "While We're Young."
Lynyrd Skynyrd Announces 2020 U.S. Tour Dates
Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour continues into its third year with dates across the U.S.