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.
Listen to Mudcrutch’s Tom Leadon’s Tribute to Tom Petty, ‘My Best Old Friend’
Tom Leadon, who played with Tom Petty in the Gainesville, Fla., band Mudcrutch, has written a song for his old friend.
Watch a Concert Marriage Proposal Go Horribly Wrong
A man popped the question onstage at a Front Bottoms concert, but it didn't go as well as he had hoped.
Malcolm Young’s Final Years
How the AC/DC family dealt with Malcolm Young's numerous health problems - and a series of other upheavals - in the last few years of his life.
Malcolm Young of AC/DC Dies: Rockers React
The death of AC/DC's founder has caused many friends and admirers to share their grief on social media.
Ian Anderson Announces ‘Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary’ North American Tour
Ian Anderson has unveiled a series of North American dates to celebrate Jethro Tull's 50th anniversary.
Billy Gibbons Joins Guns N’ Roses at Houston Show
ZZ Top's frontman sat in with Guns N' Roses for "Patience" at the Toyota Center.
Pentti ‘Whitey’ Glan, Drummer for Lou Reed and Alice Cooper, Dies
Session drummer Pentti Glan played on Lou Reed's 'Rock and Roll Animal' and Alice Cooper's 'Welcome to My Nightmare.'
How Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’ Wound Up in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’
Taika Waititi said that Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" helped him get the job directing 'Thor: Ragnarok.'
Dave Mustaine Has Lyme Disease
Dave Mustaine revealed that a bite from a tick gave him Lyme disease.
Watch the Pretenders Perform ‘Middle of the Road’ on ‘Austin City Limits': Exclusive Premi…
The Pretenders will make their debut on PBS' long-running 'Austin City Limits' TV show this weekend.