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.
50 Wildly Diverse Covers of the Beatles’ ‘Yesterday’
Versions of Paul McCartney's standard range from country and metal, to reggae and classical, to bluegrass and barbershop quartet.
Steve Miller Announces ‘Welcome to the Vault’ Box Set
Collection contains 38 previously unreleased recordings from rocker's five-decade career.
Leon Redbone Dies
He kept rock's earliest musical roots alive over a four-decade career.
40 Years Ago: John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd Say Goodbye to ‘Saturday Night Live’
Their last episode on the now-venerable program was the finale of the fourth season.
Carlos Santana Buys ‘Heavenly Hideaway’ in Hawaii for $2.7 Million
Carlos Santana has bought a home atop a hill on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.
Steely Dan Announce New Tour
Band will play multi-night residencies with full-album shows in addition to one- and two-night stands in other locations.
Eric Clapton Announces Brief U.S. Tour
Guitar legend will play a few shows in run-up to Crossroads Guitar Festival.
Stevie Nicks Flu Forces Fleetwood Mac Tour Postponement
Band reschedules most of the remaining dates on current North American run.
Rolling Stones Postpone 2019 Tour, Mick Jagger Needs ‘Medical Treatment’
Due to a medical issue with Mick Jagger, the Rolling Stones have postponed the entirety of this spring's tour.
Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, Billy Gibbons to Play 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival
Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy and more guitar greats will also perform at fifth installment of Clapton's fest.