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.
Metallica Announce Livestream ‘Helping Hands’ Benefit Show
Acoustic set will raise money for their All Within My Hands foundation.
Eddie Van Halen Tributes: Billboards, Marquees and Sidewalks
Messages of love for the guitarist, from the simple to the grand, have popped up all over the U.S.
Revisiting Eddie Van Halen’s Last Van Halen Concert
Band closed out their 2015 tour with two nights at the Hollywood Bowl.
Guns N’ Roses Launch ‘Not in This Lifetime’ Pinball Machine
Slash served as co-designer on the game, which includes 21 GNR songs.
Hear Eagles’ New Live Version of ‘Take It Easy’
Third preview track from 'Live From the Forum' features lead vocals by Deacon Frey.
Queen’s Brian May Describes ‘Long Climb Back’ From Heart Attack
Guitarist's recovery has had setbacks due to side effects from his medications.
Freddie Mercury and David Bowie Inspire ‘British Bake Off’ Cakes
Season premiere of popular cooking show asked contestants to replicate their heroes in edible form.
Rob Halford Says Judas Priest ‘Deserve’ to Be in the Rock Hall
Frontman thinks his band and other metal acts should be enshrined in Cleveland.
Elton John’s New ‘Jewel Box’ Unearths 60 Unreleased Tracks
Eight-CD set spotlights deep cuts, demos, B-sides and other rarities.
How Hans Zimmer Covered Pink Floyd’s ‘Eclipse’ for ‘Dune’ Trailer
The film's score composer watched socially distanced recording sessions over FaceTime.