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.
Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton to Tour With Thin Lizzy
Aerosmith's bassist has signed on for a handful of dates this summer with the Irish rock legends.
Joe Perry Says Aerosmith Hasn’t Decided to Say Goodbye in 2017
Joe Perry downplayed talk that Aerosmith would be calling it quits next year.
Sammy Hagar Downplays Van Halen Reunion Talk: ‘I Just Want to Be Friends’
Sammy Hagar discussed the conditions under which he would consider re-joining Van Halen.
When John Lennon and Yoko Ono Held a Bed-In for Peace
Most newlyweds like to spend their first few days as a couple in some exotic locale. Then again, most couples weren't John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
The History of Thin Lizzy’s ‘Whiskey in the Jar’
Thin Lizzy’s 1972 recording of “Whiskey in the Jar” – a traditional Irish folk song that dates back to 1650 – was something of a lark.
That Time Joe Jackson Got Jazzy on ‘Body and Soul’
Joe Jackson released 'Body and Soul' on March 14, 1984.
Santana Discuss Making of ‘Santana IV’
The original Santana band will also perform a special concert for television and DVD airing.
The Day the Beatles Began Filming ‘A Hard Day’s Night’
The Beatles had barely any time to reflect on their history-making first journey to America before moving on to their next project.
Jimmy Page Says He Had Never Heard Spirit Song in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Lawsuit
Jimmy Page defended himself against charges that he had stolen the introduction of 'Stairway to Heaven' from Spirit's "Taurus."
Sammy Hagar Plays New Song on Dan Rather’s ‘The Big Interview’
The singer debuted a song, written after a spell of family therapy, on the upcoming episode of Dan Rather's 'The Big Interview.'
That Time Ozzy Osbourne Sorta Urinated on the Alamo
Let's see: you're a rock star, stumbling around an unfamiliar city while wearing your girlfriend/manager's dress. You feel the call of nature and ...
That Time Sammy Hagar Exposed Himself to Kiss Fans
Sammy Hagar's self-titled second album was about to be released when he landed the opening slot on Kiss' 1977 tour. It didn't go well.