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.
Rolling Stones Win Grammy for ‘Blue & Lonesome’
Ultimate Classic Rock's coverage of the Premiere Ceremony, which was held prior to the main telecast.
Drummer Tris Imboden Quits Chicago
After 27 years, Tris Imboden has left Chicago, citing the band's busy touring schedule as the reason.
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.
Glenn Frey’s Widow Files Wrongful Death Suit Against His Hospital and Doctor
Cindy Frey alleges that his doctor and hospital failed to properly diagnose and treat the issues that led to her husband's 2016 death.
Alice Cooper to Star in NBC’s Live ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Musical
NBC will broadcast a live production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' with Alice Cooper as King Herod, on Easter Sunday 2018.
Listen to Mudcrutch’s Tom Leadon’s Tribute to Tom Petty, ‘My Best Old Friend’
Tom Leadon, who played with Tom Petty in the Gainesville, Fla., band Mudcrutch, has written a song for his old friend.
Malcolm Young’s Final Years
How the AC/DC family dealt with Malcolm Young's numerous health problems - and a series of other upheavals - in the last few years of his life.
Bob Seger Announces New Album, ‘I Knew You When,’ Releases Single to Radio
The news coincides perfectly with Bob Seger's sold-out concert Saturday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills outside his native Detroit.
See the First Picture of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury
If you’ll believe that the Freddie Mercury biopic will happen when you see it, you’re about to get one step closer to believing it.
Styx Go Into Near Space With Video for ‘Radio Silence’
Styx's video for "Radio Silence" shows their new album, 'The Mission,' being launched into space.
Watch Ozzy Osbourne Perform ‘Bark at the Moon’ During the Solar Eclipse
The Moonstock Festival closed out with Ozzy Osbourne beginning a set at the moment yesterday's eclipse took place.
Aerosmith Have Begun Recording a New Song
Brad Whitford said the band spent time in a London studio during their recent European tour.