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.
Watch a Parrot Sing Along With Led Zeppelin, Van Halen and More
Clips of Tico joining in while his owner plays classic rock on guitar have gone viral.
40 Rockers Who Have Sold Their Publishing Rights
Trend of offloading lucrative revenue stream has its origins in 2006.
How Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Struggled to Record ‘Refugee’
Hit single required 70 takes, with one band member fired and rehired and its cowriter leaving town for two days.
When ‘Jeopardy!”s Alex Trebek Dressed Up Like Kiss’ Gene Simmons
Host transformed into the Demon for Halloween 2018.
Marion Ramsey, ‘Police Academy”s Officer Hooks, Dies at 73
Musical theater actress reached greater fame as Officer Laverne Hooks.
Lindsey Buckingham Sells His Publishing Rights
Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist is the latest classic rocker to offload his lucrative catalog.
Eagles, Whitesnake Warn Fans About Social Media Scams
The rock stars warned that people are posing as them in an attempt to steal money.
What Happened When Eddie Van Halen and Brian May Traded Guitars
The duo swapped instruments during the making of May's 'Star Fleet Project.'
Bob Dylan Reportedly Turned Down $400M Before Selling Publishing
Deal may have been worth more than originally estimated.
Why Rock’s Biggest Stars Are Selling Away Their Publishing Rights
Bob Dylan, David Crosby and Stevie Nicks are among the latest who are cashing in.
The Last Time John Lennon Saw His Beatles Bandmates
The Fab Four never reunited, but they'd rebuilt their friendships by the time of his death.
Win a Dire Straits Vinyl Box Set
All six of the band's albums have been combined into an eight-LP collection.