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.
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."
Metallica Shut Out of 2018 Grammys
'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct' earned Metallica their 22nd and 23rd Grammy nominations.
Rolling Stones Win Grammy for ‘Blue & Lonesome’
Ultimate Classic Rock's coverage of the Premiere Ceremony, which was held prior to the main telecast.
Rockers We’ve Lost in 2018
Ultimate Classic Rock honors those who we've lost in 2018.
Eagles Settle Lawsuit With Real-Life ‘Hotel California’
The band had accused the Hotel California in Baja California Sur, Mexico, of trying to suggest that it was the inspiration for their hit song.
2018 Summer Music Festival Guide
Diffuser presents our guide to the 2018 festival season.
Will Liquor Be Sold at Prince’s Paisley Park During Super Bowl Week?
The city of Chanhassen, Minn., will vote to determine if alcohol can be sold at events held at Paisley Park in conjunction with this year's Super Bowl.
Eagles Add Dates to 2018 North American Tour
The Eagles revealed eight more dates to next year's tour.
Tom Petty Dead at 66: Longtime Manager Confirms
Tom Petty, one of the most beloved songwriters of the rock era, has died at the age of 66.
Mumford and Sons Announce 2017 U.S. Headlining Dates
Mumford and Sons have added some shows to their festival and U2 opening slots.