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 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.
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.
Joey Kramer Says Steven Tyler and Joe Perry Meeting President Obama Is ‘Not Representative…
Aerosmith's drummer didn't like the idea of the band publicizing Steven Tyler and Joe Perry's encounter with President Barack Obama.
Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry Meet President Obama
President Obama invited Steven Tyler and Joe Perry aboard Air Force One for a chat when they were both at the Orlando airport.
Neil Young Announces New Album, ‘Peace Trail’
Neil Young will release 'Peace Trail' on Dec. 2.
Bob Dylan Called ‘Impolite and Arrogant’ by Nobel Academy Member
Bob Dylan's decision to not acknowledge having won Nobel Prize for Literature isn't sitting too well with the Swedish Academy
Unreleased David Bowie Songs, ‘No Plan’ and ‘When I Met You,’ Receive World Premieres
Two recordings David Bowie made during the 'Blackstar' sessions were aired by the BBC today.