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.
Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac, Mike Campbell Joins the Group
Lindsey Buckingham's second tenure with Fleetwood Mac has apparently come to end. He'll be replaced on an upcoming tour by Mike Campbell of the Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded House.
The Story of Bon Jovi’s Feud With Howard Stern
Bon Jovi asked Howard Stern to induct them into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But there was a time when the longtime friends were feuding.
Watch Protesting Oklahoma Teachers Sing Twisted Sister’s ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’
Protesting school teachers in Oklahoma were captured by news cameras singing Twisted Sister's "We're Not Gonna Take It."
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ Returns to Chart Thanks to Viral Tweet
A snippet of Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" playing over a video of a dance line has helped push the song onto the Hot Rock Songs chart.
Ted Nugent Says Parkland Survivors ‘Have No Soul’
Ted Nugent defended the NRA and said that the students calling for tighter gun control legislation were "mushy-brained" and "committing spiritual suicide."
Hall and Oates Release New Song With Train, ‘Philly Forget Me Not’
In advance of their upcoming co-headlining tour, Hall & Oates and Train have collaborated on a new song, "Philly Forget Me Not."
David Bowie Statue Vandalized
The statue of David Bowie in the market square of Aylesbury, England, has been vandalized less than 48 hours after it was unveiled.
Here’s Why You Should Always Go to the Show
Don't wait until your favorite artist announces a retirement tour.
Rockers React to the ‘March for Our Lives’
Paul McCartney, Paul Stanley and Ted Nugent were among the musicians who offered their thoughts on the march for stronger gun control laws.
Elton John Year by Year: Photos 1968-2018
Here's 50 years' worth of Elton John photos, featuring some of his most outrageous outfits.
Guns N’ Roses and Beach Boys Songs Were Played at Charles Manson’s Funeral
Charles Manson was cremated on March 17, 2018, and funeral guests listened to versions of his songs recorded by Guns N' Roses and the Beach Boys.
Ringo Starr Has Been Knighted
Ringo Starr is now officially Sir Richard Starkey.