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.
John Geils of J. Geils Band Dies
J. Geils was found dead in his home in Groton, Mass., at the age of 71.
The Beatles Reportedly Correcting ‘A Truly Terrible Mistake’ With Expanded ‘Sgt. Pepper’ R…
Reports say the Beatles will be adding two songs to a 50th anniversary edition of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.'
John Mellencamp Announces ‘Sad Clowns & Hillbillies’ Album, 2017 Summer Tour
John Mellencamp will tour the U.S. for five weeks in support of his upcoming album, 'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies.'
Beach Boys to Reportedly Perform at Inaugural Ball
Unnamed sources say the Beach Boys will play the Texas State Society's "Black Tie and Boots" inaugural ball.
Win Tickets to See Foreigner’s 40th Anniversary Tour
Ultimate Classic Rock is pleased to offer one lucky winner a pair of tickets to Foreigner's 40th anniversary tour.
Allan Williams, the Beatles’ First Manager, Dies
Williams managed the band from 1960-1 and was responsible for sending them to Hamburg.
Tom Petty Says His Next Tour May Be the ‘Last Big One’
Tom Petty says the Heartbreakers may slow down after next year's 40th anniversary tour ends.
Elton John Denies Retirement Rumors
Elton John has refuted a British tabloid report saying that he was going to hang it up when he turns 70 next year.
Mick Jagger and Bono to Participate in Documentary About Prince
'Prince: R U Listening?' is expected to be released in the spring of 2017.
Jer Bulsara, Freddie Mercury’s Mother, Dies
Brian May broke the news that Jer Bulsara has died at the age of 94.
Leonard Cohen Dies
Leonard Cohen, the legendary singer, songwriter and poet, has died at the age of 82.
Gregg Allman Cancels All Remaining 2016 Shows
Due to ongoing health issues, Gregg Allman will not perform again until 2017.