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.
Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton to Tour With Thin Lizzy
Aerosmith's bassist has signed on for a handful of dates this summer with the Irish rock legends.
AC/DC Reportedly Auditioned Tribute Band Singer
The singer of an AC/DC tribute band got to live out his dream when he reportedly auditioned for the band.
Kobe Bryant’s Final Game Breaks Led Zeppelin’s Record for Merchandise Sales
The last game by the NBA star was a hit at the concession stands.
25 Years Ago: The Doobie Brothers Lose Their Comeback Momentum on ‘Brotherhood’
The Doobie Brothers released 'Brotherhood,' the follow-up to their reunion album, 'Cycles,' on April 15, 1991.
UPDATED: Vince Neil Charged With Battery in Las Vegas
Neil allegedly pulled a woman's hair on Thursday (April 7).
Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘The Sound of Silence’ Reaches Top 10 of Two Charts Thanks to ‘Sad’ Be…
A viral video of Ben Affleck looking pensive has helped push Simon & Garfunkel's hit back onto the charts.
Jimmie Van Zant, Cousin of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Ronnie Van Zant, Dies at 59
Van Zant, who died of liver cancer on April 7, released three Southern rock albums in his lifetime.
45 Years Ago: James Taylor Meets Carly Simon
James Taylor and Carly Simon began their romance on April 6, 1971.
Meet Melissa Reese, Guns N’ Roses’ New Keyboard Player
Guns N' Roses unveiled a new keyboard player, Melissa Reese, at their warm-up show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles last night (April 1).
Rush Unveil Lyric Video for ‘2112: Overture’
In honor of the 40th anniversary of '2112,' Rush have created a video for the first part of the suite that opens the album.
Sammy Hagar Downplays Van Halen Reunion Talk: ‘I Just Want to Be Friends’
Sammy Hagar discussed the conditions under which he would consider re-joining Van Halen.
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Announce Summer 2016 Tour With Melissa Etheridge
Two women who are among the most powerfully voiced in rock history are teaming up for a co-headlining tour.