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.
New David Bowie Live Album and Rare EP Slated for Record Store Day
A concert from 1974 and songs from an extremely rare 1971 EP comprise David Bowie's contributions to Record Store Day in 2017.
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."
Steven Adler Answers Every Imaginable Question About His Role in the Guns N’ Roses Reunion
The band's original drummer explains how he got booted from the Guns N' Roses reunion tour.
John Mellencamp Announces ‘Sad Clowns & Hillbillies’ Album, 2017 Summer Tour
John Mellencamp will tour the U.S. for five weeks in support of his upcoming album, 'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies.'
Tom Petty Remembers Meeting George Harrison and Ringo Starr
While receiving MusiCares Person of the Year Award, Tom Petty remembered getting a lesson in paying your dues when he met a pair of former Beatles.
12 Farewell Tours That Weren’t Actually Goodbye
We look at 12 times bands said they were giving up the road, but eventually returned.
Judge Rules Against Bobby Blotzer in Ratt Trademark Case
A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that Bobby Blotzer does not have a legal claim to Ratt's trademarks.
Steppenwolf’s ‘Born to Be Wild’ Revs Up New Mercedes-Benz Super Bowl Ad
Mercedes and the Coen Brothers' new ad show that the 'Easy Rider' generation hasn't aged too well.
Brian May Remembers Lord Snowdon, Who Took the Cover Photo for Queen’s ‘Greatest Hits’
Brain May recalled the time Queen posed for a photo shoot with Lord Snowdon, who died yesterday.
Paul McCartney, Paul Rodgers, Alice Cooper, Joan Jett & Billy Joel Make Special New Year’s…
A handful of classic rockers welcomed in 2017 in style.