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.
Take a Look at Iron Maiden’s ‘Legacy of the Beast’ Pinball Machine
Stern Pinball has released images and details about the Iron Maiden pinball machine it announced earlier this week.
Hey, Gene Simmons, About That Phone Call With ‘Kurt Cobain’
Producer Steve Albini claimed he once pretended to be Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain when talking on the phone with Gene Simmons.
David Bowie Statue Vandalized
The statue of David Bowie in the market square of Aylesbury, England, has been vandalized less than 48 hours after it was unveiled.
Watch ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Play Guitar Solo From Neil Young’s ‘Cinnamon Girl’
'Weird Al' Yankovic made his guitar-playing debut by recreating Neil Young's famous one-note guitar solo from 'Cinnamon Girl.'
Rock’s Most Politically Incorrect Songs
Standards change with the times, and what may have seemed like a good lyrical idea 30 or 40 years ago ends up afoul of contemporary standards.
Yes Announce 50th Anniversary North American Tour
Yes will commemorate the 50 years that have passed since their debut album with a special tour.
Here’s Why You Should Always Go to the Show
Don't wait until your favorite artist announces a retirement tour.
Five Years Ago: Depeche Mode Moves Forward by Looking Back on ‘Delta Machine’
On 'Delta Machine,' Depeche Mode mixed blues and electronica in a way that felt like 1990's 'Violator.'
Rockers React to the ‘March for Our Lives’
Paul McCartney, Paul Stanley and Ted Nugent were among the musicians who offered their thoughts on the march for stronger gun control laws.
Elton John Year by Year: Photos 1968-2018
Here's 50 years' worth of Elton John photos, featuring some of his most outrageous outfits.