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.
Sammy Hagar Recalls How Alice in Chains Made Him ‘Nervous’
Sammy Hagar invited Alice in Chains to open for Van Halen in 1991 out of fear that the coming grunge wave could end his career.
Journey Announce Las Vegas Residency
Band will play nine dates at Caesars Palace in October.
Watch Geddy Lee Sit In With the Claypool Lennon Delirium
Rush frontman jammed with Les Claypool and Sean Lennon on cover of the Beatles' "Tomorrow Never Knows."
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.
How Elton John Met Bernie Taupin
An envelope of poems given to singer resulted in 50-year songwriting partnership.
Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, Billy Gibbons to Play 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival
Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy and more guitar greats will also perform at fifth installment of Clapton's fest.
Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly Hologram Tour Announced
The Rock 'n' Roll Dream tour will feature live instrumentation and backup singers performing under Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly vocal tracks.
Here’s What’s Cut in the Chinese Version of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
More than two minutes of footage pertaining to Freddie Mercury's sexual orientation were removed.
Vans to Release David Bowie-Themed Sneakers
Shoes are based on artwork related to four classic albums.