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.
Sting’s ‘50,000’ Was Inspired by the Deaths of David Bowie and Prince
A song from Sting's upcoming album was written shortly after Prince died in April.
Neil Young Protests Dakota Access Pipeline With New Song, ‘Indian Givers’
"Indian Givers" finds Neil Young siding with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their fight against an oil pipeline.
Former Eagles Will Not Receive Kennedy Center Honors
A petition requesting that Randy Meisner, Bernie Leadon and Don Felder receive Kennedy Center Honors with the other Eagles was denied.
Richie Sambora Leaves Door Open for Return to Bon Jovi
Richie Sambora says that "everything is cool" between him and Jon Bon Jovi.
Freddie Mercury Gets an Asteroid Named After Him
In honor of the Queen singer's 70th birthday, an asteroid has been renamed "Freddiemercury."
Steven Adler Plays Two Songs With Guns N’ Roses in Los Angeles
Adler sat in with his former bandmates at a hometown gig at Dodger Stadium.
Joe Perry Returns to Hollywood Vampires Tour
After almost two weeks on the sidelines, Joe Perry rejoined the Alice Cooper-fronted band.
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.
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.
Joe Perry to Rejoin Hollywood Vampires Tomorrow
Nearly two weeks after collapsing from exhaustion, Joe Perry will return to the Hollywood Vampires.
Ozzy Osbourne and Jeff Beck Weigh in on Led Zeppelin Lawsuit
Two of Led Zeppelin's contemporaries give their thoughts on last month's "Stairway to Heaven" lawsuit.
Heart, Joan Jett and Cheap Trick Kick Off ‘Rock Hall Three for All’ Tour – Videos, Set Lis…
One of the most eagerly awaited tours of the summer began on Thursday (July 14) in Clarkston, Mich.