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.
Smashing Pumpkins Announce ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright Tour’
The Smashing Pumpkins are going back on the road this summer.
Elton John to Collaborate With Beyonce on New ‘Lion King’ Song
Elton John is going to write a song for Beyonce to play over the end credits for the new version of 'The Lion King.'
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.
Neal Schon Goes Deep Into His Past at Solo Benefit Show: Set List + Video
A benefit for victims of last year's North Bay fires gave Neal Schon a chance to play an evening's worth of Journey deep cuts.
Pat Torpey, Mr. Big Drummer, Dies
Pat Torpey was the founding drummer of Mr. Big, staying with them until 2014, when he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
Poison Announce Summer Tour With Cheap Trick
For the second year in a row, the reunited original lineup of Poison will be out on the road in the summer. And they're bringing Cheap Trick along.
Car Playing David Bowie’s Music Will Be Shot Into Space
SpaceX, the company founded by Elon Musk, will send the Falcon Heavy rocket on its first-ever proper flight, where it plans to release one of his Tesla Roadsters into space today.
(Spoiler) Big Potential Super Bowl Halftime Show Secret Revealed
Something big is lined up for the Super Bowl LII halftime show.
Daryl Hall Says the Press Were ‘F—ing A–holes’ to Hall & Oates
Daryl Hall remembers how the writers who inducted Hall & Oates into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were the same ones who hated them back in the day.
Rockers We’ve Lost in 2018
Ultimate Classic Rock honors those who we've lost in 2018.