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.
Hear Metallica Mashed Up With Huey Lewis and the News
"Hip to Be the Sandman" combines hits by the disparate Bay Area acts.
Michael Anthony Remembers Eddie Van Halen as a ‘Humble Guy’
Former bandmate said that fame never went to the guitarist's head.
Michael Anthony and Alex Van Halen Spoke After Eddie’s Death
Bassist briefly called up his ex-bandmate but also wanted to respect his privacy.
Bret Michaels Warns Against ‘Scumbags’ Scamming Fans
Poison singer lashes out against people using his name to take money from fans.
How Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Struggled to Record ‘Refugee’
Hit single required 70 takes, with one band member fired and rehired and its cowriter leaving town for two days.
When ‘Jeopardy!”s Alex Trebek Dressed Up Like Kiss’ Gene Simmons
Host transformed into the Demon for Halloween 2018.
Marion Ramsey, ‘Police Academy”s Officer Hooks, Dies at 73
Musical theater actress reached greater fame as Officer Laverne Hooks.
Lindsey Buckingham Sells His Publishing Rights
Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist is the latest classic rocker to offload his lucrative catalog.
Eagles, Whitesnake Warn Fans About Social Media Scams
The rock stars warned that people are posing as them in an attempt to steal money.
Richie Sambora on Leaving Bon Jovi: ‘I’m Really Glad I Did It’
Guitarist says his family situation is in a much better place as a result of his decision to quit.
Foreigner Announces First Socially Distant Concerts for 2021
Shows will take place at outdoor venue built for events in COVID-19 era.
Watch AC/DC’s New ‘Demon Fire’ Video
Parts of the clip surfaced in a teaser the day before Halloween.