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.
Listen to Paul McCartney’s Extremely Rare 1965 Christmas Record
An extremely rare record made by Paul McCartney for his bandmates during the holidays in 1965 has made its way online.
Alex Lifeson to Guest on New Fu Manchu Album
Fu Manchu are calling it the heaviest track they've ever recorded.
Eagles Add Dates to 2018 North American Tour
The Eagles revealed eight more dates to next year's tour.
Listen to Mudcrutch’s Tom Leadon’s Tribute to Tom Petty, ‘My Best Old Friend’
Tom Leadon, who played with Tom Petty in the Gainesville, Fla., band Mudcrutch, has written a song for his old friend.
Malcolm Young’s Final Years
How the AC/DC family dealt with Malcolm Young's numerous health problems - and a series of other upheavals - in the last few years of his life.
Malcolm Young of AC/DC Dies: Rockers React
The death of AC/DC's founder has caused many friends and admirers to share their grief on social media.
Dave Mustaine Has Lyme Disease
Dave Mustaine revealed that a bite from a tick gave him Lyme disease.
Rolling Stones Pull Out Rarities in No Filter Tour Opener: Set List, Video
The Rolling Stones' tour opener in Hamburg included a song they hadn't performed in 44 years.
Mick Fleetwood Remembers Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days in New Book
Fleetwood Mac's beginnings as a blues band are documented in a photo-intensive book by Mick Fleetwood.
Aerosmith Have Begun Recording a New Song
Brad Whitford said the band spent time in a London studio during their recent European tour.