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.
Michael Anthony ‘Never Resolved’ Issues With Eddie Van Halen
Bassist expressed that he hadn't spoken to his former bandmate for many years.
Marion Ramsey, ‘Police Academy”s Officer Hooks, Dies at 73
Musical theater actress reached greater fame as Officer Laverne Hooks.
Whitesnake Announce ‘The Blues Album’ Compilation
New collection features a guitar-based remix of "Give Me All Your Love."
Eagles Reject Social-Ladder Climbing on ‘Busy Being Fabulous’
Like "Life in the Fast Lane," song criticizes how a trendy scene can strip a person's soul. But the narrator hasn't found the on-ramp.
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.
30 Most Anticipated Rock Albums of 2021
These records are just the tip of the iceberg of what's in store next year.
Alto Reed, Longtime Bob Seger Saxophonist, Dies at 72
Their musical association pre-dated the Silver Bullet Band.
The 20 Most Uplifting Rock ‘n’ Roll Stories of 2020
Tales of how musicians persevered, and helped us persevere, dominate our list.
The 10 Funniest Rock ‘n’ Roll Stories of 2020
It didn't seem like there was much to laugh about this year, but thankfully we found these stories.