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.
How Bruce Springsteen Survived the ‘80s
Bruce Springsteen didn't merely survive the '80s. He dominated them.
Def Leppard to Release ‘And There Will Be a Next Time – Live From Detroit’ DVD
Def Leppard's tour in support of last year's self-titled album will be documented in a DVD-Blu-ray/two-CD set.
How Cheap Trick Survived the ‘80s
Cheap Trick spent much of the '80s in a career free-fall, but had their biggest hit shortly before the decade's end.
Gregg Allman Cancels All Remaining 2016 Shows
Due to ongoing health issues, Gregg Allman will not perform again until 2017.
Gregg Allman to Skip Two New York Shows, but His Band Will Play for Free
Gregg Allman will miss two concerts while a bruised vocal cord heals.
Richie Sambora Never Wanted to Be in Kiss Anyway
Richie Sambora didn't mind not getting the job to replace Ace Frehley as Kiss' guitarist.
Pink Floyd Premiere ‘Vegetable Man’ From ‘The Early Years’ Box Set
A Syd Barrett song that was in Pink Floyd's vaults for 50 years has received its world premiere.
Ozzy Osbourne Is Writing Songs With Steve Stevens
As Black Sabbath prepares its last-ever show, Ozzy Osbourne spoke of plans to continue his solo career.
Keith Richards, Robert Plant, Bruce Springsteen + More Join ‘We Are Not Afraid’ Campaign f…
Many classic rockers have joined more than 175 global artists in showing support for refugees.
Iggy Pop Is Still Recording Despite Thoughts About Retiring
Iggy Pop has recorded five songs, even though he's considering retirement.