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.
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Peter Gabriel Working on New Album
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Freddie Mercury Mocks Kanye West’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ In New Video
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Queen Announce ‘Bohemian Lager’ Beer
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Vivian Campbell’s Cancer Returns Again
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Foo Fighters Cancel Shows Due to Dave Grohl’s Broken Leg
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Bruce Springsteen’s Transformation: The History of ‘Born in the U.S.A.’
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U2 performed their hit collaboration for the first time since 1993.
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