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.
Vincent Nguini, Guitarist for Paul Simon, Dies
Cameroonian guitarist Vincent Nguini worked with Paul Simon for decades, beginning with 1991's 'The Rhythm of the Saints.'
Paul Stanley and Sammy Hagar Congratulate Hall of Fame Class While Criticizing Hall
The Hall of Famers offered their congratulations to the incoming Class of 2018, but echoed long-standing issues with the Hall's methods of determining who deserves to be enshrined.
Richie Sambora Will Perform With Bon Jovi at Rock Hall Ceremony
RIchie Sambora confirms that he will be onstage with Bon Jovi at next April's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony.
What Was 2017’s Best Archival Live Album / Video? UCR Fan Choice Awards
Nine releases from deep in an act's career are up for the UCR Fan Choice Award for Best Archival Live Album / Video released in 2017.
Marshall Tucker Band Announces 2018 U.S. Tour
Dates get underway after the Marshall Tucker Band takes part in January's sold-out Southern Rock Cruise.
Sammy Hagar Announces Info for Third Season of ‘Rock & Roll Road Trip’
Roger Daltrey, Rob Halford and Dave Grohl are among the guests who will converse and jam with Sammy Hagar on the third season of his television show.
What Was 2017’s Best New Live Album / Video? UCR Fan Choice Awards
Vote for your favorite live album or video from a recent tour that came out in 2017.
Ousted Queen Movie Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexual Assault
A lawsuit alleges that Bryan Singer, who was fired this week from the Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' raped a 17-year-old boy in 2003.
What Was 2017’s Tour or Show of the Year? UCR Fan Choice Awards
We're letting fans decide the best tour or concert they saw in 2017.
Listen to Paul McCartney’s Extremely Rare 1965 Christmas Record
An extremely rare record made by Paul McCartney for his bandmates during the holidays in 1965 has made its way online.