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.
Pearl Jam Looking to Throw Out Politicians Aligned With Gun Lobby
Pearl Jam has endorsed the Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund's #ThrowThemOut campaign to elect politicians who don't receive money from the gun lobby.
Robert Plant Shares the Secret to His Long Career
With a new album out and a tour underway, Robert Plant is writing the latest chapter of a musical journey that began 50 years ago with Led Zeppelin.
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.
Jack White Thinks Rock Is ‘About to Explode Again’
The lack of traditional guitar-based rock bands on this summer's upcoming festival circuit has been one of the season's main talking points. But Jack White isn't too worried about it.
2018 Summer Tour Guide
The summer of 2018 is shaping up to be a banner season to see rockers on tour.
Smashing Pumpkins Tease Major Announcement
We've known for a while that Smashing Pumpkins have been planning something big, and they're almost ready to tell the world about it.
Listen to Kirk Hammett Play on Michael Schenker’s ‘Heart and Soul’
Michael Schenker and Kirk Hammett trade solos on a track from Schenker's new album, 'Resurrection.'
Paul Stanley Says Kiss Could Go on Without Him
As a handful of classic rockers are about to start their final tours, it's perfectly normal that others are thinking about calling time on their careers.
Win a Trip to See Foreigner in the ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’ Valentine’s Day Sweepstak…
Ultimate Classic Rock will send one lucky couple to a San Diego concert featuring Foreigner, Whitesnake and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening.
Jeff Beck, Paul Rodgers and Ann Wilson Announce ‘Stars Align’ Tour
Another major package tour will be hitting the road this summer.
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.