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 Says Goodbye in Farewell Hometown Gig
Paul Simon concluded his Homeward Bound: The Farewell Tour at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, N.Y.
Rolling Stones Tease Possible ‘Voodoo Lounge Uncut’ Concert Release
A social media post, coupled with listings at Amazon, suggests that the Rolling Stones could be com
Bob Dylan to Release ‘Blood on the Tracks’ Box Set
The latest 'Bootleg Series' volume collects original sessions from classic 1975 album.
Kiss Announce Farewell Tour on ‘America’s Got Talent’
The surprise announcement arrived during a special appearance on 'America's Got Talent.'
Toto’s Steve Lukather ‘Took the High Road’ in New Autobiography: Exclusive Video Interview
Toto guitarist explains why he resisted temptation to use new memoir to settle old scores.
Paul McCartney Kicks Off ‘Freshen Up’ Tour in Canada: Set List and Video
First dates in support of 'Egypt Station' began in Quebec City last night.
Rare Janis Joplin Tracks Featured on ‘Sex, Dope & Cheap Thrills’
Thirty rare tracks from the sessions for the band's major-label debut collected on upcoming album.
Bob Seger Announces ‘Travelin’ Man’ Farewell Tour
Seger and the Silver Bullet Band will turn the page one last time with a tour that kicks off in the fall.
Rock’s Greatest Afros
In celebration of World Afro Day, we're taking a look at some of the rock stars who have sported the look over the years.
Compare New John Lennon ‘Imagine’ Ultimate Mixes to Original LP
We have an exclusive listen to 2018 mixes from the upcoming version of the classic album.
Motley Crue Confirm Four New Songs for ‘The Dirt’ Soundtrack
Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx combined on Twitter to say that Motley Crue are recording four new songs for the soundtrack to 'The Dirt.'
Dee Snider and Monster Truck’s Jon Harvey Discuss a Band’s Growing Pains
Twisted Sister frontman talks to singer-bassist about what new bands go through in this UCR exclusive.