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.
ABBA Have New Music on the Way and Yes, We Are Excited
Thirty-five years after breaking up, ABBA revealed that they've recorded two new songs and have a TV special on the way.
Listen to Prince’s Studio Recording of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’
With the second anniversary of Prince's death approaching, his estate has given us a taste of what's inside his famous vault.
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.
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.
Rod Stewart Has Finished a New Album Called ‘Blood Red Roses’
Rod Stewart's follow-up to 2015's 'Another Country' will be called 'Blood Red Roses,' as he revealed in an interview.
Ann Wilson to Release Covers Album, ‘Songs for the Living, Vol. 1′
Ann Wilson of Heart is planning to release a solo album this summer.
Win Tickets to See Journey and Def Leppard in Concert
Ultimate Classic Rock has teamed up with Live Nation to give out two tickets to this year's huge Journey/Def Leppard co-headlining tour.
Win a Trip to See Foreigner in the ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’ Valentine’s Day Sweepstak…
Ultimate Classic Rock will send one lucky couple to a San Diego concert featuring Foreigner, Whitesnake and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening.
Styx Set To Launch ‘The Mission,’ First New Studio Album in 14 Years
Styx's 'The Mission' is a concept album set in 2033 involving the first manned mission to Mars.
Inside the Beatles’ Lost ‘Sgt. Pepper’-Era Track ‘Carnival of Light’
This song, recorded during the 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' sessions, is a holy grail of sorts for Beatles fans.
When John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Held a Bed-In for Peace
Most newlyweds like to spend their first few days as a couple in some exotic locale. Then again, most couples weren't John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
The History of Thin Lizzy’s ‘Whiskey in the Jar’
Thin Lizzy’s 1972 recording of “Whiskey in the Jar” – a traditional Irish folk song that dates back to 1650 – was something of a lark.