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.
Michael Anthony ‘Never Resolved’ Issues With Eddie Van Halen
Bassist expressed that he hadn't spoken to his former bandmate for many years.
Marion Ramsey, ‘Police Academy”s Officer Hooks, Dies at 73
Musical theater actress reached greater fame as Officer Laverne Hooks.
Whitesnake Announce ‘The Blues Album’ Compilation
New collection features a guitar-based remix of "Give Me All Your Love."
Watch John Fogerty’s New ‘Weeping in the Promised Land’ Video
Song is a direct reaction to current events, including COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests.
Hear Guns N’ Roses’ First Performance of ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’
Audio from Aug. 23, 1986, set at the Whisky a Go Go has surfaced.
Lindsey Buckingham Sells His Publishing Rights
Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist is the latest classic rocker to offload his lucrative catalog.
Jimmy Page Year-by-Year: Photos 1963-2020
Photos cover Page's years with Led Zeppelin, the Firm and beyond.
30 Most Anticipated Rock Albums of 2021
These records are just the tip of the iceberg.
In Memoriam: 2020 Deaths
A look at the music, movies and cultural figures who've died.
Hear David Bowie’s Newly Released Lennon and Dylan Covers
Versions of "Mother" and "Tryin' to Get to Heaven" were recorded in 1998.
Alto Reed, Longtime Bob Seger Saxophonist, Dies at 72
Their musical association pre-dated the Silver Bullet Band.
The 20 Most Uplifting Rock ‘n’ Roll Stories of 2020
Tales of how musicians persevered, and helped us persevere, dominate our list.