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.
Billy Idol and Bryan Adams Announce Co-Headlining Tour
The two '80s stars will play eight shows together in August.
Brian May Recalls ‘Instant’ Chemistry When Meeting Adam Lambert
Brian May and Roger Taylor talk about meeting Adam Lambert in preview clips from 'The Show Must Go On' documentary.
Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer to Miss Vegas Show Due to ‘Minor Accident’
Joey Kramer injured his shoulder in what is being described as a "minor accident."
A Guide to the Classic Rock Songs in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ (NO SPOILERS)
(NO SPOILERS) Songs from Traffic, the Kinks, the Rolling Stones and Steppenwolf are featured in the new movie.
Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, Lynyrd Skynyrd Headline Exit 111 Festival
Inaugural get-together will take place in Manchester, Tenn., in October.
Eric Clapton Announces Brief U.S. Tour
Guitar legend will play a few shows in run-up to Crossroads Guitar Festival.
Nikki Sixx Slams ‘Desperate’ Jake E. Lee
Nikki Sixx has denied that he once tried to get Jake E. Lee to replace Mick Mars in Motley Crue.
The Story of Elton John’s 1975 Suicide Attempt
Legend tried to kill himself in front of family and friends during high point of his fame.
Listen to Sammy Hagar’s New Song, ‘Can’t Hang’
Tune was inspired by John Bonham's drumming on "When the Levee Breaks."
Stevie Nicks Flu Forces Fleetwood Mac Tour Postponement
Band reschedules most of the remaining dates on current North American run.
Slash Says a Guns N’ Roses Biopic ‘Doesn’t Even Seem Possible’
Guitarist rules out interest in a band biopic.
ZZ Top Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
Band will spend two months playing dates across the U.S. in celebration of its golden anniversary.