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.
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.
That Time Joe Jackson Got Jazzy on ‘Body and Soul’
Joe Jackson released 'Body and Soul' on March 14, 1984.
The Day the Beatles Began Filming ‘A Hard Day’s Night’
The Beatles had barely any time to reflect on their history-making first journey to America before moving on to their next project.
When the Beatles Met Cassius Clay
One of the perks that the Beatles had to get used to was rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous.
That Time Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash Recorded Together
The two stars recorded a handful of songs in a Nashville studio on Feb. 17-18, 1969.