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.
Live Nation to Eliminate Plastic Straws at Outdoor Venues
If you're attending a concert at an amphitheater owned by Live Nation this summer, you may notice a slight change if you order a beverage.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Announces Final Show
Lynyrd Skynyrd's last-ever concert will be a hometown affair.
Scorpions Announce U.S. Tour With Queensryche
After canceling four shows last year, Scorpions are bringing their 'Crazy World' tour back to the U.S.
Joe Perry Says Aerosmith Are Planning a 50th Anniversary Tour
Aerosmith's touring schedule is light for the rest of 2018, but guitarist Joe Perry said it's all part of a plan to come back strong next year, when they mark their 50th anniversary.
Styx Open Up to Dan Rather in New Interview
Styx will be Dan Rather's guests on the April 17, 2018 episode of 'The Big Interview.'
Richie Sambora and Orianthi Announce Debut LP, ‘Radio Free America’
Richie Sambora and his girlfriend Orianthi, calling themselves RSO, will release their first album together, 'Radio Free America.'
Dire Straits’ John Illsley Confirms Mark Knopfler No-Show at Rock Hall Ceremony
Dire Straits' co-founder John Illsley has confirmed that frontman Mark Knopfler will not attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony this Saturday.
Yes Featuring Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
The group comprised of former Yes members Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman revealed the first leg of a U.S. tour and plans for an album in April 2018.
Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac, Mike Campbell Joins the Group
Lindsey Buckingham's second tenure with Fleetwood Mac has apparently come to end. He'll be replaced on an upcoming tour by Mike Campbell of the Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded House.
Watch Protesting Oklahoma Teachers Sing Twisted Sister’s ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’
Protesting school teachers in Oklahoma were captured by news cameras singing Twisted Sister's "We're Not Gonna Take It."
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ Returns to Chart Thanks to Viral Tweet
A snippet of Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" playing over a video of a dance line has helped push the song onto the Hot Rock Songs chart.
The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Film to Return to Theaters
A restored version of the Beatles' 1968 animated film will be screened in theaters this summer.