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.
David Bowie Box Set to Include Unreleased Album, ‘The Gouster’
A new David Bowie box set covers the mid-'70s and includes an original version of what became the 'Young Americans' album.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington Has Heart Surgery, More Dates Canceled
Two weeks worth of Lynyrd Skynyrd concerts have been canceled or rescheduled due to Gary Rossington's heart surgery.
Queen’s Publishers Say Donald Trump Ignored Request to Stop Using ‘We Are the Champions’
Sony/ATV Music Publishing said that Queen does not want its music used for any political purposes.
Guns N’ Roses Were Detained at the Canadian Border for Gun Possession
A gun belonging to a member of Guns N' Roses' crew caused the band to detained when they crossed the border.
Watch Gene Simmons Take a Fall on Stage During Kiss Concert
Gene Simmons slipped onstage during Kiss' concert last night (July 17).
Joe Perry Stable After Collapsing, Being Hospitalized Mid-Concert
The Aerosmith guitarist was performing with his Alice Cooper-fronted side project, the Hollywood Vampires.
Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley’s First Guitar Player, Dies
The guitarist who was present at the birth of rock n' roll has died.
Watch Billy Joel Sit in With His Own Tribute Band
Joel played three songs, two of which were covers, with Big Shot in Huntington, N.Y., last night (June 24).
ZZ Top Call Former Manager/Producer Bill Ham Their ‘Fourth Member’
All three members of ZZ Top spoke at length about the man Frank Beard referred to as their "father figure."
Jimi Hendrix Estate Wins Partial Injunction Against Makers of Purple Haze Liqueur
The makers of a Jimi Hendrix-branded alcoholic beverage must change their packaging and promotional materials.
Rod Stewart to Be Knighted
Rod Stewart was among the names on the Queen's annual birthday honors list.
Dave Swarbrick of Fairport Convention Dies
Swarbrick's violin helped make Fairport Convention the stars of the British folk revival.