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.
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.
Kirk Hammett’s Mansion Is for Sale
Metallica's Kirk Hammett recently reduced the price of his San Francisco home by $3 million. Here's a peek inside.
Marshall Tucker Band Announces 2018 U.S. Tour
Dates get underway after the Marshall Tucker Band takes part in January's sold-out Southern Rock Cruise.
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.
Alice Cooper to Star in NBC’s Live ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Musical
NBC will broadcast a live production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' with Alice Cooper as King Herod, on Easter Sunday 2018.
What Was 2017’s Tour or Show of the Year? UCR Fan Choice Awards
We're letting fans decide the best tour or concert they saw in 2017.
Drummer Simon Phillips’ House Burns to the Ground in Thomas Fire
The home belonging to veteran drummer Simon Phillips burned to the ground in the wildfire that has swept Ventura County, Calif.
Listen to Paul McCartney’s Extremely Rare 1965 Christmas Record
An extremely rare record made by Paul McCartney for his bandmates during the holidays in 1965 has made its way online.
Eagles Add Dates to 2018 North American Tour
The Eagles revealed eight more dates to next year's tour.
Listen to Link Wray’s Previously Unreleased ‘Son of Rumble’
Link Wray, whose instrumental hit "Rumble" practically invented the power chord, is one of the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2018.
Watch a Concert Marriage Proposal Go Horribly Wrong
A man popped the question onstage at a Front Bottoms concert, but it didn't go as well as he had hoped.
Malcolm Young’s Final Years
How the AC/DC family dealt with Malcolm Young's numerous health problems - and a series of other upheavals - in the last few years of his life.