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.
50 Years Ago: How a Gun Injury Led to Mick Jagger Writing ‘Brown Sugar’
An accident suffered while Mick Jagger was filming 'Ned Kelly' resulted in one of the Rolling Stones' most famous songs.
Ricky Phillips Says Styx Will ‘Absolutely’ Make a New Album
Bassist says they have ideas and will look to develop them during a break.
Why David Bowie’s ‘Let’s Dance’ Video Angered Stevie Ray Vaughan
A new book shines light on guitarist's brief stint working with legend during his comeback era.
See the ‘Highway to Hell’ Cover AC/DC’s U.S. Label Rejected
Atlantic didn't like the idea of the band surrounded by flames and a bass guitar neck serving as a pathway to damnation.
‘Jimi Hendrix’ to Appear in ‘Bill & Ted 3′
DazMann Still will play the guitar legend in the third installment in the Bill & Ted franchise.
Neil Young Won’t Tour Behind Crazy Horse Reunion Album
'Colorado' will be their first studio project together since the retirement of guitarist Frank "Poncho" Sampedro.
Watch Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo in Covers Supergroup
Two members of Metallica and some of their friends called themselves the Wedding Band and played covers in Toronto last night.
Kid Rock Lists ‘Stunning’ Detroit House for $2.2 Million
"American Badass" puts mansion along river on the market.
‘Woodstock’ Movie to Be Shown in Theaters for One Night
'Woodstock: The Director's Cut' will be screened in movie theaters on Aug. 15.
The Doors Announce ‘The Soft Parade’ Deluxe Edition for 50th
Golden anniversary edition of band's fourth album includes B-side, alternate versions and more.
Paul McCartney Writing Stage Musical Version of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’
Frank Capra's holiday classic is being adapted for the stage, with a score composed by Paul McCartney.
Queen and Adam Lambert Kick Off ‘Rhapsody’ Tour: Set List, Photos and Videos
With public interest high after the success of 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' band begins new tour in Vancouver.