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.
Eddie Van Halen FaceTimes With Terminal Prostate Cancer Patient
A terminal cancer patient's bucket list wish was granted when he had a conversation with Eddie Van Halen via FaceTime.
14 Farewell Tours That Weren’t Actually Goodbye
We look at 14 times bands said they were giving up the road, but eventually returned.
25 Years Ago: Alice in Chains Show Their Quiet Side on the ‘Sap’ EP
Alice in Chains' 'Sap' EP came out on Feb. 4, 1992.
Kirk Hammett Calls on Americans to ‘Reject’ the ‘Carnage’ of Donald Trump’s Presidency
Kirk Hammett unleashed a tweetstorm after President Donald Trump's inaugural address.
Win a Pair of Tickets to See Def Leppard
Ultimate Classic Rock has teamed up with Def Leppard and Live Nation to give one lucky fan a pair of tickets to see Def Leppard this spring.
Watch President-Elect Donald Trump Walk Out to the Rolling Stones’ ‘Heart of Stone’ at His…
Donald and Melania Trump chose the Rolling Stones' 1964 single "Heart of Stone" as they walked down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
Radiohead Announce 2017 U.S. Tour Dates
Radiohead will play nine other shows in the U.S. to coincide with their Coachella dates.
Audioslave to Reunite at Prophets of Rage’s ‘Anti-Inaugural Ball’
Prophets of Rage's "Anti-Inaugural Ball" on Friday will feature the first performance by Audioslave since 2006.
Billy Corgan Defends Donald Trump, Attacks Media
Billy Corgan took CNN and the media to task for their reporting of a leaked dossier that purported to detail information that Russia has on Donald Trump.
Billy Corgan Says ‘Things Look Good’ for a Reunion of the Smashing Pumpkins’ Original Line…
Billy Corgan admitted that the original lineup of Smashing Pumpkins are discussing getting back together.
Watch Eddie Vedder Sing at President Obama’s Farewell Address
Eddie Vedder and the Chicago Children's Choir sang prior to President Obama's farewell address tonight.
Eddie Vedder Will Perform at President Obama’s Farewell Address
Eddie Vedder will perform with the Chicago Children's Choir when President Obama delivers his farewell address.