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.
The Story of Elton John’s Early Band Bluesology
Before going solo, singer cut his teeth in a soul group.
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.
Members of Queen and Foo Fighters Finish Lost Dennis Wilson Track for Record Store Day
Brian May, Roger Taylor and Taylor Hawkins have added parts to a song that the late Beach Boys drummer recorded in 1977.
The Story of Elton John’s 1975 Suicide Attempt
Legend tried to kill himself in front of family and friends during high point of his fame.
The Aftermath of Vince Neil’s Car Crash
Death of Hanoi Rocks drummer Razzle led to singer being ostracized from other members of the band.
The Stories Behind the Non-Motley Crue Songs in ‘The Dirt’
A look at the songs not performed by the band heard in the biopic.
Listen to Motley Crue’s Cover of Madonna’s ‘Like a Virgin’
Motley Crue's cover of Madonna's 'Like a Virgin' has arrived.
Robbie Williams Reportedly Dressing Up as Robert Plant to Mock Jimmy Page
Williams is said to be dressing up like Robert Plant and blasting other '70s rock bands whenever he sees Page.
Adam Lambert Confirms ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Cameo in New Tweet
Current Queen singer shares still of himself in costume from band biopic.
You Can Now Travel the World Through Beatles Lyrics
A new video uses Google Maps to take fans on a world tour, covering more than 25,000 miles, using group's lyrics as a guide.