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 Kicks Off 2017 ‘Us + Them’ Tour: Set List, Photos, Video
Roger Waters previewed five songs from his new album at his tour opener in Kansas City.
Yes (Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman) Manager Challenges ‘The Other Yes Band’ to ‘Identify Their …
The manager for Yes featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman, has issued a challenge to Yes to publicize the fact that the current incarnation has no original members.
James Hetfield Calls Chris Cornell’s Death a ‘Sad Story’
The death of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell has brought out the reflective side of James Hetfield.
Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow to Release Two New Recordings and 2016 Concert
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow have two new songs -- "Land of Hope and Glory" and a new take on "I Surrender" -- available for pre-order.
David Coverdale Feels Sorry for Jimmy Page
David Coverdale has a plan to get former collaborator Jimmy Page making music again.
The Eagles Are Suing the Owners of a ‘Hotel California’
The group says the owners of a Mexican hotel are suggesting a connection between their property and the Eagles hit song and album.
Robert Plant Website Message Prompts New Round of Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumors
A cryptic message on Robert Plant's website is being used to suggest that Led Zeppelin will reunite for 2017 Desert Trip.
Metallica to Stream Final Rehearsal of WorldWired Tour
Metallica will give fans a glimpse into their final run-through of their upcoming tour.
Ted Nugent and David Crosby Exchange Insults After White House Visit
David Crosby called Ted Nugent a "brainless twit" and Nuge called Croz a "lost soul."
Styx Set To Launch ‘The Mission,’ First New Studio Album in 14 Years
Styx's 'The Mission' is a concept album set in 2033 involving the first manned mission to Mars.
John Geils of J. Geils Band Dies
J. Geils was found dead in his home in Groton, Mass., at the age of 71.
The Beatles Reportedly Correcting ‘A Truly Terrible Mistake’ With Expanded ‘Sgt. Pepper’ R…
Reports say the Beatles will be adding two songs to a 50th anniversary edition of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.'