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 Cheap Trick Survived the ‘80s
Cheap Trick spent much of the '80s in a career free-fall, but had their biggest hit shortly before the decade's end.
Robert Plant Episode of ‘Austin City Limits’ to Premiere This Weekend
Robert Plant performed on the long-running PBS show back in March.
Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Cover Baby Recreates Photo for 25th Anniversary
Spencer Elden jumped into a pool and posed in the same way as he did for Nirvana's 'Nevermind' album.
Don Henley Says an Eagles Reunion Could Happen
Don Henley has found a way in which the surviving Eagles could perform again.
Bruce Springsteen Was So Depressed He Didn’t Want to Get Out of Bed
Bruce Springsteen talked about his frequent battles with depression on 'CBS Sunday Morning.'
When a Kiss Reunion Under the Brooklyn Bridge Rocked MTV’s Video Music Awards
The dreams of Kiss fans everywhere finally came true in 1996.
Ex-UFO Bassist Pete Way Has Heart Attack
Pete Way has suffered a heart attack only two years after beating prostate cancer.
Guns N’ Roses Pay Tribute to Orlando Shooting Victims
Guns N' Roses honored the 49 people killed at the Pulse nightclub after performing in Orlando, Fla., on Friday.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington Has Heart Surgery, More Dates Canceled
Two weeks worth of Lynyrd Skynyrd concerts have been canceled or rescheduled due to Gary Rossington's heart surgery.
Watch Gene Simmons Take a Fall on Stage During Kiss Concert
Gene Simmons slipped onstage during Kiss' concert last night (July 17).
Joe Perry Stable After Collapsing, Being Hospitalized Mid-Concert
The Aerosmith guitarist was performing with his Alice Cooper-fronted side project, the Hollywood Vampires.
45 Years Ago: Queen Play Their First Show With Classic Lineup
Queen solidified their lineup when John Deacon made his debut with the group on July 2, 1971.