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.
Insect Named After Pink Floyd Album Makes List of Top 10 New Species
The sparklewing damselfly, known scientifically as "umma gumma," was discovered in Africa last year.
Daryl Hall’s Restaurant Catches Fire
Early this morning (July 4), a two-alarm fire struck Daryl's House, the Pawling, N.Y., restaurant and music club owned by Daryl Hall of Hall & Oates.
Rik Emmett’s New Album to Include Triumph Reunion
This will be the first new music from the original lineup since 1987's 'Surveillance.'
Some of Brian Johnson of AC/DC’s Earliest Recordings Could Be Released
Songs cut in 1971 by the Jasper Hart Band, which featured Johnson, may be able to be heard by the public.
45 Years Ago: Queen Play Their First Show With Classic Lineup
Queen solidified their lineup when John Deacon made his debut with the group on July 2, 1971.
Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley’s First Guitar Player, Dies
The guitarist who was present at the birth of rock n' roll has died.
ZZ Top Call Former Manager/Producer Bill Ham Their ‘Fourth Member’
All three members of ZZ Top spoke at length about the man Frank Beard referred to as their "father figure."
Jimi Hendrix Estate Wins Partial Injunction Against Makers of Purple Haze Liqueur
The makers of a Jimi Hendrix-branded alcoholic beverage must change their packaging and promotional materials.
Rainbow Adds Two Deep Purple Classics to Set
Ritchie Blackmore reached deeper into his past for the final night of his 2016 return to rock.
Watch Billy Joel Sit in With His Own Tribute Band
Joel played three songs, two of which were covers, with Big Shot in Huntington, N.Y., last night (June 24).