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 David Bowie’s Newly Released Lennon and Dylan Covers
Versions of "Mother" and "Tryin' to Get to Heaven" were recorded in 1998.
Marion Ramsey, ‘Police Academy”s Officer Hooks, Dies at 73
Musical theater actress reached greater fame as Officer Laverne Hooks.
Watch John Fogerty’s New ‘Weeping in the Promised Land’ Video
Song is a direct reaction to current events, including COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests.
Hear Guns N’ Roses’ First Performance of ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’
Audio from Aug. 23, 1986, set at the Whisky a Go Go has surfaced.
Lindsey Buckingham Sells His Publishing Rights
Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist is the latest classic rocker to offload his lucrative catalog.
IRS Hits Prince Estate With $38 Million Bill, Disputes Valuation
Government claims his assets are worth twice as much as the administrators reported.
Steve Brown, U.K. Producer and Engineer, Dies at 62
Credits include remixing a pair of Freddie Mercury songs and producing the Cult's 'Love.'
Jimmy Page Year-by-Year Photos 1963-2020
Photos cover Page's years with Led Zeppelin, the Firm and beyond.
25 Years Ago: ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Says Goodbye
Bill Watterson ended his beloved comic strip about a six-year-old and his stuffed tiger/best friend after a decade in newspapers.
Alto Reed, Longtime Bob Seger Saxophonist, Dies at 72
Their musical association pre-dated the Silver Bullet Band.
Eagles, Whitesnake Warn Fans About Social Media Scams
The rock stars warned that people are posing as them in an attempt to steal money.
January 2020 Recap: Neil Peart Dies, Joey Kramer Sues Aerosmith
Artists going through health issues dominated headlines during the first month of turbulent year.