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.
Brad Whitford and Derek St. Holmes Announce 2016 Summer Tour With Whitesnake
Later this year, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith and former Ted Nugent singer Derek St. Holmes will release the long-awaited follow-up to their 1981 Whitford/St. Holmes album. Today (March 24), they revealed that they will embark on a month-long tour, where they will be opening up for Whitesnake
Unreleased David Bowie Song From 1970, ‘To Be Love,’ Available for Download
A song David Bowie recorded in 1970 and never released has surfaced and can be downloaded.
UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Gunshots Fired at SXSW, Suspect Arrested
Gunshots were fired into the air in Austin, Texas, during the final night of the annual SXSW conference.
The Day Alice Cooper Married Sheryl Goddard
Alice Cooper married one of his dancers, Sheryl Goddard, in Acapulco, Mexico on March 20, 1976.
Ritchie Blackmore Being Sued by Label
The former Deep Purple and Rainbow legend is being sued for allegedly not doing enough to promote one of his albums.
Def Leppard’s Collen, Campbell Announce Tours With Side Projects Delta Deep and Last In Li…
Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell will both do small tours with their respective side projects, Delta Deep and Last in Line.
The History of Thin Lizzy’s ‘Whiskey in the Jar’
Thin Lizzy’s 1972 recording of “Whiskey in the Jar” – a traditional Irish folk song that dates back to 1650 – was something of a lark.
Classic Rock’s Rough Winter
The season was littered with stories of accidents, break-ups, bands deciding to either stop recording or touring – and, most of all, deaths.
That Time Joe Jackson Got Jazzy on ‘Body and Soul’
Joe Jackson released 'Body and Soul' on March 14, 1984.
Watch a Two-Year-Old Girl Sing Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Little Millie takes exception to when people try to singalong with her on Queen's classic.
Phil Collins Returns to the Stage After Six-Year Absence
Phil Collins performed seven songs at a benefit concert in Miami last night (March 11).
Why the Who Struggled to Regroup on ‘Face Dances’
The Who hadn't been out of sight since Keith Moon's death. To the contrary, their profile had rarely been higher.