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.
Bret Michaels Warns Against ‘Scumbags’ Scamming Fans
Poison singer lashes out against people using his name to take money from fans.
Geddy Lee to Appear at Vancouver Symphony Gala
Concert will feature music and stories of resilience.
Michael Anthony ‘Never Resolved’ Issues With Eddie Van Halen
Bassist expressed that he hadn't spoken to his former bandmate for many years.
Hear David Bowie’s Newly Released Lennon and Dylan Covers
Versions of "Mother" and "Tryin' to Get to Heaven" were recorded in 1998.
Whitesnake Announce ‘The Blues Album’ Compilation
New collection features a guitar-based remix of "Give Me All Your Love."
Lindsey Buckingham Sells His Publishing Rights
Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist is the latest classic rocker to offload his lucrative catalog.
Jimmy Page Year-by-Year Photos 1963-2020
Photos cover Page's years with Led Zeppelin, the Firm and beyond.
30 Most Anticipated Rock Albums of 2021
These records are just the tip of the iceberg of what's in store next year.
In Memoriam: 2020 Deaths
A look at the music, movies and cultural figures who've died.
Alto Reed, Longtime Bob Seger Saxophonist, Dies at 72
Their musical association pre-dated the Silver Bullet Band.
Kiss Detail Safety Measures En Route to New Year’s Eve PPV Show
Kiss used to wear masks through airports to keep their identities secret. Now it's a precaution.
2020 Classic Rock Documentaries: The Year in Review
Bios, concerts and in-depth looks at the creative process highlight the year's best.
Eagles, Whitesnake Warn Fans About Social Media Scams
The rock stars warned that people are posing as them in an attempt to steal money.
Richie Sambora on Leaving Bon Jovi: ‘I’m Really Glad I Did It’
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What Happened When Eddie Van Halen and Brian May Traded Guitars
The duo swapped instruments during the making of May's 'Star Fleet Project.'
Foreigner Announces First Socially Distant Concerts for 2021
Shows will take place at outdoor venue built for events in COVID-19 era.
Watch AC/DC’s New ‘Demon Fire’ Video
Parts of the clip surfaced in a teaser the day before Halloween.
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 Beatles’ ‘Rubber Soul': A Track-by-Track Guide
A look at the 14 songs from the album where the Fab Four grew up.