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.
How ELO’s ‘Livin’ Thing’ Got Into ‘Boogie Nights’
Jeff Lynne, who doesn't like sex and violence in movies, had to be convinced to allow his band's song to be used at the end of classic movie.
Billy Idol to Get Remixed Again on ‘Vital Idol: Revitalized’
Singer puts 21st century spin on his 1985 remix album.
Report: New AC/DC Album to Be Built Around Unused Malcolm Young Guitar Tracks
According to an unconfirmed report, AC/DC's upcoming album will feature Malcolm Young playing rhythm guitar on all tracks.
Paul McCartney Announces First U.S. Shows of 2019
Freshen Up tour will make its way to the States next year.
Alice Cooper Is Selling His Hollywood Vampires ‘Retreat’ for $1.3 Million
Home in Los Angeles' Echo Park neighborhood where he lived while working on all-star project is on the market.
Lynyrd Skynyrd to Release ‘Live in Atlantic City’
Audio and video sets capture a guest-packed 2006 concert.
Geddy Lee to Release Book About History of the Bass Guitar
The Rush frontman profiles 250 instruments and talks to some famous players.
Billy Corgan Says He Is Not Taylor Swift’s Father, Because Billy Corgan ‘Does Not Exist’
"There is no such person as 'Billy Corgan,'" according to Billy Corgan.
Metallica’s Weird Lou Reed Experiment: Rock’s Epic Fails
A new video explores how Metallica ended up in a strange collaboration with Lou Reed on 'Lulu.'
Dennis DeYoung Says the Promoters Are Forcing Styx to Play ‘Mr. Roboto’
Dennis DeYoung said that Styx's decision to add "Mr. Roboto" to their set lists came from the promoters, not a change of heart by his former bandmates.
Rod Stewart Announces New Album, ‘Blood Red Roses’
His 30th album is on the way. First single is here now.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Get Animated in ‘Yellow Submarine’
A film based on one of the band's songs has delighted audiences since its 1968 release.