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.
Aerosmith, Steve Miller Band and Sting to Play 2018 Jazz Fest
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has released its lineup for this year's installment.
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.
Rick Hall, Muscle Shoals Studio Owner, Dies
As the owner of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., Rick Hall produced dozens of soul and country hits.
December’s Biggest Classic Rock Stories: 2017 in Review
We closed out 2017 by learning who was going into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but also that the making of a long-delayed movie had hit yet another snag and more.
Gene Simmons Responds to Newly Filed Sexual Battery Lawsuit
Gene Simmons is denying a reporter's claims that he groped her and placed her hand on his knee during an interview.
Paul Stanley and Sammy Hagar Congratulate Hall of Fame Class While Criticizing Hall
The Hall of Famers offered their congratulations to the incoming Class of 2018, but echoed long-standing issues with the Hall's methods of determining who deserves to be enshrined.
Richie Sambora Will Perform With Bon Jovi at Rock Hall Ceremony
RIchie Sambora confirms that he will be onstage with Bon Jovi at next April's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony.
Sammy Hagar Announces Info for Third Season of ‘Rock & Roll Road Trip’
Roger Daltrey, Rob Halford and Dave Grohl are among the guests who will converse and jam with Sammy Hagar on the third season of his television show.
Eagles Add Dates to 2018 North American Tour
The Eagles revealed eight more dates to next year's tour.
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.