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.
Why Ozzy Osbourne’s Daughter Found His Reality Show ‘Appalling’
Aimee Osbourne moved out at 16 rather than be on camera.
Molly Hatchet Guitarist Steve Holland Dies
Holland was in the group from 1974-84.
Stevie Nicks Says Wear a Mask and Become a ‘Spiritual Warrior’
Late-night music-listening session made the Fleetwood Mac singer "slightly euphoric and inspired to be alive."
Watch Bono and the Edge Perform ‘Stairway to Heaven’
U2 members played the Led Zeppelin classic as a tribute to their road crew.
AC/DC’s ‘Back in Black': A Track-by-Track Guide
A look inside all 10 songs on 1980's classic album.
Patty Smyth Turned Down Van Halen Because They Drank Too Much
Band's hard-partying ways were part of why the Scandal singer turned down the job.
Original Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Peter Green Dies at 73
Blues guitar wizard helped name the band.
Listen to ‘Scarlet’ by the Rolling Stones With Jimmy Page
Preview from the 'Goats Head Soup' box features guitar by the Led Zeppelin legend.
Eddie Van Halen Is Selling Three of His Cars
Guitarist has a trio of customized vehicles, including a Porsche 911 and an old truck, on the market.
Drummer Joe Porcaro Dies at 90
He had a lengthy career as a session and jazz musician in addition to being the father of three members of Toto.
Eagles, Guns N’ Roses and Pearl Jam Received PPP Loans
Money went to touring companies to help crew members who lost work due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Elton John to Be Commemorated on U.K. Coin
Royal Mint's design recalls image found on 1974's 'Greatest Hits' cover.