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.
Don Henley Buys $2.2 Million West Hollywood House
Don Henley paid above the asking price for a bungalow in West Hollywood, Calif.
The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Film to Return to Theaters
A restored version of the Beatles' 1968 animated film will be screened in theaters this summer.
Yes Announce 2019 Cruise to the Edge Lineup
In what Yes are calling the "biggest prog lineup in history," the band has revealed details for the 2019 Cruise to the Edge.
Rock’s Most Politically Incorrect Songs
Standards change with the times, and what may have seemed like a good lyrical idea 30 or 40 years ago ends up afoul of contemporary standards.
Watch ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Play Guitar Solo From Neil Young’s ‘Cinnamon Girl’
'Weird Al' Yankovic made his guitar-playing debut by recreating Neil Young's famous one-note guitar solo from 'Cinnamon Girl.'
Ted Nugent Says Parkland Survivors ‘Have No Soul’
Ted Nugent defended the NRA and said that the students calling for tighter gun control legislation were "mushy-brained" and "committing spiritual suicide."
Paul McCartney to Reissue Four Catalog Titles
Two of Paul McCartney's most recent records, along with one of his most obscure efforts and a Wings compilation, will be included in his next batch of albums to be reissued.
Hey, Gene Simmons, About That Phone Call With ‘Kurt Cobain’
Producer Steve Albini claimed he once pretended to be Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain when talking on the phone with Gene Simmons.
David Bowie Statue Vandalized
The statue of David Bowie in the market square of Aylesbury, England, has been vandalized less than 48 hours after it was unveiled.
Yes Announce 50th Anniversary North American Tour
Yes will commemorate the 50 years that have passed since their debut album with a special tour.
Here’s Why You Should Always Go to the Show
Don't wait until your favorite artist announces a retirement tour.
Slash Is Recording a New Solo Album
Slash ft. Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators are in the studio working on their third album.