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.
Ted Nugent Announces ‘Rockin America Again’ Summer 2017 U.S. Tour
Ted Nugent is calling a five-week summer stretch across the U.S. the 'Rockin America Again' tour.
Spirit Lawyer Files Appeal in Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Case
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Jimmy Page to Release Chris Farlowe Demos He Produced in 1961
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Jimi Hendrix Estate Sues Hendrix’s Brother for Copyright Infringement
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Classic East and West: Everything We Know (and Don’t Know) So Far
We've compiled everything we know, and don't know, about the Classic West and East festivals featuring the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac and more.
Quiet Riot to Re-Record Upcoming ‘Road Rage’ Album With New Singer James Durbin
Quiet Riot's upcoming album 'Road Rage' will be delayed as they re-record it with new singer James Durbin, who joined last week.
New David Bowie Live Album and Rare EP Slated for Record Store Day
A concert from 1974 and songs from an extremely rare 1971 EP comprise David Bowie's contributions to Record Store Day in 2017.
Gerald Scarfe’s Paintings From Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ Are For Sale
11 pieces of art that Gerald Scarfe made for various adaptations of Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' are being sold.
Billy Joel Welcomes John Mellencamp, Young Rascals Mini-Reunion at Madison Square Garden
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Watch Gene Simmons Debut His New Solo Live Band
In preparation for his first Comic Con solo show in two weeks, Gene Simmons played a private corporate event.