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.
Motley Crue and Def Leppard Postpone 2020 Summer ‘Stadium Tour’
Reunited band's first tour in five years will be rescheduled.
Def Leppard’s ‘Pour Some Sugar on Me’ Began With Random Noises
A bit of goofing around in the studio between Joe Elliott and Mutt Lange led to the T. Rex-influenced smash hit.
Sammy Hagar Says Concerts Can’t Wait for a COVID-19 Vaccine
Singer has had discussions about how to proceed with shows once the number of cases goes down.
The Rock History of the Number Nine
What better way to celebrate the ninth anniversary of UCR?
New Concert Suggests How Post-COVID-19 Seating Charts Might Work
A theater in Arkansas is establishing "fan pods" for an upcoming show by Travis McCready of country-rock group Bishop Gunn.
Elton John, U2 and Joan Jett Headline All-Star T. Rex Tribute LP
'AngelHeaded Hipster' features a wide variety of artists covering Marc Bolan's catalog.
Did the CIA Really Write One of Scorpions’ Most Famous Songs?
New podcast questions if "Wind of Change" was a planted piece of Cold War propaganda.
Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi Announce COVID-19 Benefit TV Show
'Jersey 4 Jersey' will feature many Garden State residents helping to raise money for pandemic fund.
Listen to Pearl Jam’s New ‘Gigaton’ Album
Band's 11th album and first since 2013 finds them with a new producer.
‘Abbey Road’ Crosswalk Has Been Repainted
With London on lockdown due to coronavirus, the city has refreshed the oft-visited Beatles landmark.