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.
Daryl Hall Says the Press Were ‘F—ing A–holes’ to Hall & Oates
Daryl Hall remembers how the writers who inducted Hall & Oates into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame were the same ones who hated them back in the day.
Paul Simon Announces ‘The Farewell Performance’
Paul Simon will close out London's British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018 festival on July 15, in what's being billed as his "Farewell Performance."
Rolling Stones Win Grammy for ‘Blue & Lonesome’
Ultimate Classic Rock's coverage of the Premiere Ceremony, which was held prior to the main telecast.
Fleetwood Mac Receive 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year Award: Video, Photos + Set List
A former president and a new generation of musicians paid tribute to Fleetwood Mac, who also performed, at the annual MusiCares Person of the Year Award gala.
Stevie Nicks Says She Will ‘Never Get Over’ Tom Petty’s Death
Stevie Nicks remembered her dear friend Tom Petty while receiving the MusiCares Person of the Year Award.
Lynyrd Skynyrd to Embark on Farewell Tour
The Southern rock legends announced the first leg of the Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour.
Drummer Tris Imboden Quits Chicago
After 27 years, Tris Imboden has left Chicago, citing the band's busy touring schedule as the reason.
Eagles Settle Lawsuit With Real-Life ‘Hotel California’
The band had accused the Hotel California in Baja California Sur, Mexico, of trying to suggest that it was the inspiration for their hit song.
Car Once Owned by David Bowie Sells for $218,000
The final price was almost three times more than its estimated value.
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.
Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen Recalls the Last Time He Saw Walter Becker
Donald Fagen flew to be at Walter Becker's bedside on a day off from touring as his Steely Dan partner was dying.
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.