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.
Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets to Tour North America in 2019
Having just wrapped a European tour, drummer's tribute to Pink Floyd's early days will play overseas next year.
Journey Cassette Mistaken for Suspicious Package
Authorities in North Carolina were called in to investigate a suspicious package, but it turned out to be a tape by Journey.
High on Fire Cancel Tour Due to Matt Pike Medical Emergency
Frontman needs to have part of one of his toes amputated.
Molly Hatchet Frontman Jimmy Farrar Dies
The late singer made his debut on the platinum-selling 'Beatin' the Odds' in 1980.
Gibson Set to Emerge From Bankruptcy
Nearly six months after filing for bankruptcy, Gibson Brands Inc. has a new majority ownership and leadership team that will officially take over on Nov. 1.
Jake E. Lee Calls Yngwie Malmsteen an ‘Arrogant F—ing A–hole’
Former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist unearths longstanding beef with fellow musician.
Mike Myers Is in Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Movie
More than 25 years after helping to put "Bohemian Rhapsody" back on the pop chart, the actor has a role in the band's biopic of the same name.
Jeff Lynne’s ELO Announce Summer 2019 North American Tour
Following the success of its 10-date trek in August, the band will return to North America next summer.
Beatles Release Acoustic Version of ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’
A previously unreleased early recording of George Harrison's song features him on acoustic guitar and Paul McCartney on harmonium.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Members Lose ‘Street Survivors’ Film Lawsuit
A lower court had ruled that Artimus Pyle's biopic violated an agreement preventing members from exploiting the band's tragic history.
Lindsey Buckingham Says Stevie Nicks Forced Him Out of Fleetwood Mac
He says she gave the band a him-or-me ultimatum after their last concert together.
Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks Lead 2019 Hall of Fame Nominees
Both earned their first-ever nominations, although Stevie Nicks was inducted in 1998 as a member of Fleetwood Mac.