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.
Foreigner, Def Leppard and Judas Priest Top 2018 ‘Hardest Touring’ List
New study determines acts based on number of shows played and miles traveled.
Ace Frehley Says All Americans ‘Should Get Behind’ Donald Trump
The former Kiss guitarist believes everyone ought to support the president, regardless of party.
Stevie Nicks Wishes Tom Petty and Prince Could Attend Her Rock Hall Induction
As Stevie Nicks is celebrating her induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, she's also thinking of a pair of friends that have departed in recent years, Tom Petty and Prince.
David Lee Roth Hints That Van Halen’s Return Is ‘Around the Corner’
David Lee Roth spoke about the probability of Van Halen performing again in the summer of 2019.
Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks and Zombies Lead List of 2019 Rock Hall Inductees
Next year's inductees also include the Cure, Radiohead and Roxy Music.
Keith Richards Says He’s Cut Back on Drinking: ‘It Was Time to Quit’
Rolling Stones guitarist says he "got fed up" with boozing.
Guns N’ Roses, Alice Cooper and Chris Cornell Receive Grammy Nominations
Classic rockers and several new rock bands were among those recognized.
Queen + Adam Lambert Announce 2019 North American ‘Rhapsody’ Tour
Following the success of 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' Queen + Adam Lambert revealed a 23-date tour of North America for the summer of 2019.
Ozzy Osbourne Doesn’t Like Working With Tony Iommi
Ozzy Osbourne compared Black Sabbath's final tour to trying to reunite with an ex-girlfriend.
Joe Perry Cancels Solo Tour
The Aerosmith guitarist has canceled a planned 10-date tour after his November 2018 collapse.