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.
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The 22-room house in Bruce Township, Mich., where Kid Rock grew up has hit the market.
Vinnie Paul Reportedly Leaves Bulk of His Estate to Best Friend and Girlfriend
According to one report, 75 percent of Vinnie Paul's estate will be split between two people.
Watch Toto Cover Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’
Veteran band repays that "Africa" cover in concert.
Lou Gramm Would Like to Finish ‘Rough Ideas’ With Mick Jones
Singer hopes upcoming Foreigner reunion shows lead to completing old song ideas with guitarist.
Toto Has Covered Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’
Toto has paid back Weezer for covering "Africa" by putting their own spin on the alternative band's 2001 hit.
Billy Corgan Says He Is Not Taylor Swift’s Father, Because Billy Corgan ‘Does Not Exist’
"There is no such person as 'Billy Corgan,'" according to Billy Corgan.
How Styx Expanded ‘The Mission’ Into New Sonic Territory: Exclusive
Tommy Shaw, producer Will Evankovich and engineer Jim Scott discuss the recording of Styx's album 'The Mission.'
Is Toto Going to Cover Weezer Now?
A pair of Los Angeles DJs are trying to get Toto to record a Weezer song. And Steve Lukather was intrigued.
Metallica’s Weird Lou Reed Experiment: Rock’s Epic Fails
A new video explores how Metallica ended up in a strange collaboration with Lou Reed on 'Lulu.'
Listen to Slash’s New Single, ‘Driving Rain’
Guitarist unveils first single from upcoming 'Living the Dream' album with Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators.
Target Criticized for CBGB Re-Creation in New York Store
Target's new store in New York's East Village is being criticized for co-opting the look of CBGB's famed awning.
10 Things We Learned From Billy Joel’s Vulture Interview
He talks about why he hasn't released an album of pop songs since 1993, his overall indifference to lyrics and how he wants to go out in a blaze of ignominy.