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.
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.
Watch John Fogerty’s New ‘Weeping in the Promised Land’ Video
Song is a direct reaction to current events, including COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests.
Lindsey Buckingham Sells His Publishing Rights
Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist is the latest classic rocker to offload his lucrative catalog.
Jimmy Page Year-by-Year: Photos 1963-2020
Photos cover Page's years with Led Zeppelin, the Firm and beyond.
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.
Kiss Detail Safety Measures En Route to New Year’s Eve PPV Show
Kiss used to wear masks through airports to keep their identities secret. Now it's a precaution.
Eagles, Whitesnake Warn Fans About Social Media Scams
The rock stars warned that people are posing as them in an attempt to steal money.
Richie Sambora on Leaving Bon Jovi: ‘I’m Really Glad I Did It’
Guitarist says his family situation is in a much better place as a result of his decision to quit.
Hear Peter Criss on Richie Scarlet’s ‘The Catman and the Emperor’
The ex-Kiss drummer comes out of retirement to play on a song by a former member of his solo band.
What Happened When Eddie Van Halen and Brian May Traded Guitars
The duo swapped instruments during the making of May's 'Star Fleet Project.'
Foreigner Announces First Socially Distant Concerts for 2021
Shows will take place at outdoor venue built for events in COVID-19 era.