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.
Revisiting Queen’s First Show With Adam Lambert
Singer made concert debut with band at MTV Europe Music Awards in 2011.
The Story of Elton John’s Early Band Bluesology
Before going solo, singer cut his teeth in a soul group.
Journey Announce Las Vegas Residency
Band will play nine dates at Caesars Palace in October.
The Story of Elton John’s 1975 Suicide Attempt
Legend tried to kill himself in front of family and friends during high point of his fame.
Stevie Nicks Flu Forces Fleetwood Mac Tour Postponement
Band reschedules most of the remaining dates on current North American run.
How Elton John Met Bernie Taupin
An envelope of poems given to singer resulted in 50-year songwriting partnership.
Watch Def Leppard, Brian May + More Play ‘All the Young Dudes’ at Rock Hall Ceremony
Def Leppard closed out the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a cover of Mott the Hoople's "All the Young Dudes" featuring Ian Hunter and many of the evening's participants.
Rolling Stones Postpone 2019 Tour, Mick Jagger Needs ‘Medical Treatment’
Due to a medical issue with Mick Jagger, the Rolling Stones have postponed the entirety of this spring's tour.
Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, Billy Gibbons to Play 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival
Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy and more guitar greats will also perform at fifth installment of Clapton's fest.
The Police Are Getting Their Own Funko Pop! Figures
Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland will soon be replicated in company's distinctive style.
Vans to Release David Bowie-Themed Sneakers
Shoes are based on artwork related to four classic albums.
Sex, Drug Scene Expected to Earn Elton John’s ‘Rocketman’ an R Rating
Paramount Pictures has reportedly asked director Dexter Fletcher to re-edit the Elton John biopic.