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 Eddie Vedder and Jack Irons Sing Pink Floyd’s ‘Shine On You Crazy Diamond’
While opening up for one of his former bands, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jack Irons brought out Eddie Vedder, the singer from another, Pearl Jam.
Spirit Lawyer Files Appeal in Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Case
The lawyer for the estate of Spirit's Randy California has appealed last year's verdict that Led Zeppelin did not rip off "Taurus" for "Stairway to Heaven."
Jimi Hendrix Estate Sues Hendrix’s Brother for Copyright Infringement
Once again, members of Jimi Hendrix's family find themselves on opposite sides of a fight for the rights to his name.
Gerald Scarfe’s Paintings From Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ Are For Sale
11 pieces of art that Gerald Scarfe made for various adaptations of Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' are being sold.
Watch Gene Simmons Debut His New Solo Live Band
In preparation for his first Comic Con solo show in two weeks, Gene Simmons played a private corporate event.
Listen to a 70-Minute Remix of Phil Collins’ ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Break
Someone has taken Phil Collins' drum fill, tripled it and played it on top of itself at different speeds.
Quiet Riot Reportedly Replace Singer Seann Nicols With ‘American Idol’ Star James Durbin
After five months on the job, singer Seann Nicols has parted ways with Quiet Riot.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Dance With His Daughter at Concert
Jon Bon Jovi brought out his daughter Stephanie to dance with him during a song he wrote about her, "I Got the Girl."
U2 Sued for Stealing ‘The Fly’ From British Songwriter Paul Rose
A lawsuit claims that "The Fly" is very close to Paul Rose's instrumental "Nae Slappin'."
Ted Nugent Considering Running for U.S. Senate
Ted Nugent may be seeking the Republican nomination to be the U.S. Senator from Michigan in 2018.