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.
Eagles Settle Lawsuit With Real-Life ‘Hotel California’
The band had accused the Hotel California in Baja California Sur, Mexico, of trying to suggest that it was the inspiration for their hit song.
Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies
Dolores O’Riordan, who fronted the Irish alternative rock band the Cranberries, has died in a London hotel.
Are the Beatles Declining in Popularity?
According to Google Trends, fewer and fewer people are searching for the Beatles on Google and YouTube.
Vincent Nguini, Guitarist for Paul Simon, Dies
Cameroonian guitarist Vincent Nguini worked with Paul Simon for decades, beginning with 1991's 'The Rhythm of the Saints.'
Gene Simmons Responds to Newly Filed Sexual Battery Lawsuit
Gene Simmons is denying a reporter's claims that he groped her and placed her hand on his knee during an interview.
Richie Sambora Will Perform With Bon Jovi at Rock Hall Ceremony
RIchie Sambora confirms that he will be onstage with Bon Jovi at next April's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony.
Kirk Hammett’s Mansion Is for Sale
Metallica's Kirk Hammett recently reduced the price of his San Francisco home by $3 million. Here's a peek inside.
Ousted Queen Movie Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexual Assault
A lawsuit alleges that Bryan Singer, who was fired this week from the Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' raped a 17-year-old boy in 2003.
Watch a Concert Marriage Proposal Go Horribly Wrong
A man popped the question onstage at a Front Bottoms concert, but it didn't go as well as he had hoped.
How Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’ Wound Up in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’
Taika Waititi said that Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" helped him get the job directing 'Thor: Ragnarok.'
See the First Picture of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury
If you’ll believe that the Freddie Mercury biopic will happen when you see it, you’re about to get one step closer to believing it.
Gregg Allman Laid to Rest at Funeral
Gregg Allman was laid to rest following a private service in his hometown of Macon, Ga.,