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.
Why Alice Cooper Doesn’t Believe in ‘Celebrity Christianity’
Alice Cooper discussed his faith in-depth in a new interview.
Ringo Starr’s New Album is Finished
Ringo Starr says his new album will be out next year in a holiday greeting to fans.
Phil Rudd’s Accused ‘Hitman’ Denies Original Police Story
The man Phil Rudd was once accused of trying to hire to kill someone has told his side of the story.
31 Years Ago: Jimmy Page and Robert Plant Reunite – For One Song
Jimmy Page sat in with Robert Plant in London on Dec. 13, 1983.
U2 Send Sober Slash A Case Of Guinness
Slash, who has been sober for eight years, received a case of Guinness from U2 upon arriving in Dublin this week.
Richard Branson Denies Making $800 Million Led Zeppelin Reunion Offer
Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Group, says that there is "absolutely no truth" to the story that Robert Plant ripped up a contract with an $800 million offer for a Led Zeppelin reunion tour.
Will AC/DC’s Next Tour Be Their Last?
Author Jesse Fink believes AC/DC's next tour could be their last in a November 2014 interview.
Bruce Springsteen’s Lasagna Raises $600,000 at Stand Up for Heroes
It's a bedrock of Italian peasant cuisine, but when served by one of rock's biggest stars, it can cost a fortune.
AC/DC Issue Statement on Phil Rudd’s Arrest
A day after AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was arrested for attempting to hire someone to murder two people, the band has issued a statement on the matter.
Paul Simon-Themed Exhibit to Open at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
An exhibit devoted to the life and career of Paul Simon will open at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland tomorrow.
39 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Appears on Covers of Both ‘Time’ and ‘Newsweek’
On Oct. 27, 1975, Bruce Springsteen made history by becoming the first rock star to land on the cover of Time and Newsweek in the same week.
Allman Brothers Band Pays Tribute to Jack Bruce
The Allman Brothers Band played Cream's 'Politician' as a tribute to the late Jack Bruce.