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.
Listen to Mastodon’s Cover of ‘Stairway to Heaven’
Band recorded Led Zeppelin classic as tribute to late manager.
Revisiting Queen’s First Show With Adam Lambert
Singer made concert debut with band at MTV Europe Music Awards in 2011.
Journey Announce Las Vegas Residency
Band will play nine dates at Caesars Palace in October.
40 Years Ago: Milton Berle Gets Banned From ‘Saturday Night Live’
There was a clash of cultures when the show biz legend hosted a hip comedy show.
Listen to Sammy Hagar’s New Song, ‘Can’t Hang’
Tune was inspired by John Bonham's drumming on "When the Levee Breaks."
Slash Says a Guns N’ Roses Biopic ‘Doesn’t Even Seem Possible’
Guitarist rules out interest in a band biopic.
Members of Queen and Foo Fighters Finish Lost Dennis Wilson Track for Record Store Day
Brian May, Roger Taylor and Taylor Hawkins have added parts to a song that the late Beach Boys drummer recorded in 1977.
Stevie Nicks Flu Forces Fleetwood Mac Tour Postponement
Band reschedules most of the remaining dates on current North American run.
ZZ Top Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
Band will spend two months playing dates across the U.S. in celebration of its golden anniversary.
How Elton John Met Bernie Taupin
An envelope of poems given to singer resulted in 50-year songwriting partnership.
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.
Joe Flannery, the ‘Secret Beatle,’ Dies
A childhood friend of Brian Epstein, Joe Flannery served as the Beatles' booking manager in the early '60s.