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.
Paul Raymond, UFO Keyboardist and Guitarist, Dies
Raymond did four stints in UFO, and was also in Savoy Brown and the Michael Schenker Group.
Stevie Nicks Flu Forces Fleetwood Mac Tour Postponement
Band reschedules most of the remaining dates on current North American run.
Watch Def Leppard, Brian May + More Play ‘All the Young Dudes’ at Rock Hall Ceremony
Def Leppard closed out the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a cover of Mott the Hoople's "All the Young Dudes" featuring Ian Hunter and many of the evening's participants.
Rolling Stones Postpone 2019 Tour, Mick Jagger Needs ‘Medical Treatment’
Due to a medical issue with Mick Jagger, the Rolling Stones have postponed the entirety of this spring's tour.
‘The Dirt’ Director ‘Hated Every Second’ of Filming Skylar’s Hospital Scenes
Jeff Tremaine spoke of the difficulty in depicting the death of Vince Neil's daughter Skylar in 'The Dirt.'
Phil Collins Announces ‘Still Not Dead Yet, Live!’ U.S. Tour
Singer will return to arenas this fall, a year after his first North American shows since 2010.
’69 Vets Highlight Confirmed Woodstock 50 Lineup
Santana, John Fogerty and David Crosby, all of whom played the original Woodstock, will perform at this summer's 50th anniversary event.
Listen to Motley Crue’s Cover of Madonna’s ‘Like a Virgin’
Motley Crue's cover of Madonna's 'Like a Virgin' has arrived.
Nick Mason Is ‘Tired of Waiting’ for Pink Floyd to Reunite
Band's drummer discusses reasons for forming new group to play early material.
Rush to Document Touring History in New Book, ‘Wandering the Face of the Earth’
Every setlist, and every opening act, was researched and vetted by the band themselves.