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.
Motley Crue and Def Leppard Postpone 2020 Summer ‘Stadium Tour’
Reunited band's first tour in five years will be rescheduled.
Axl Rose Slams ‘Bad, Repulsive’ President Trump
Guns N' Roses frontman accuses president of inciting "hatred n' anarchy" after the weekend's violence.
Ry Cooder Buys ‘Breath-Taking’ Home for $2.5 Million
Guitarist's new house was built in 1927 by Wallace Neff, who helped popularize the California style of architecture.
How Rush’s Geddy Lee Learned to Re-Love ‘Jacob’s Ladder’
Singer explained how they "lost interest" in the 'Permanent Waves' cut but still brought it back for the R40 tour.
Hear Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp Cover John Lennon’s ‘Isolation’
Guitarist and actor have been working together a few years and chose song because of its timeliness.
How Cheap Trick’s ‘I Want You to Want Me’ Almost Didn’t Get a Second Chance
Robin Zander said song's response from audiences had been tepid before breakthrough Tokyo concert.
John Prine Dies: Rockers React
The death of the legendary singer-songwriter brought out tributes via social media.
‘Abbey Road’ Crosswalk Has Been Repainted
With London on lockdown due to coronavirus, the city has refreshed the oft-visited Beatles landmark.
Jackson Browne Has Tested Positive for Coronavirus
Singer has "mild" symptoms and has been at home for about the past 10 days.
Metallica Announce Tour Postponements and Festival Cancellations
South American dates and some fests are off due to coronavirus outbreak.
Eric Weissberg, ‘Dueling Banjos’ Star, Dies at 80
Multi-instrumentalist played on records by Bob Dylan, Billy Joel and Talking Heads.
Whitesnake Cancel 2020 Tour Due to David Coverdale’s Surgery
Singer calls off shows for the rest of the year to repair a bilateral inguinal hernia.