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.
Brad Whitford and Derek St. Holmes Announce 2016 Summer Tour With Whitesnake
Later this year, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith and former Ted Nugent singer Derek St. Holmes will release the long-awaited follow-up to their 1981 Whitford/St. Holmes album. Today (March 24), they revealed that they will embark on a month-long tour, where they will be opening up for Whitesnake
Unreleased David Bowie Song From 1970, ‘To Be Love,’ Available for Download
A song David Bowie recorded in 1970 and never released has surfaced and can be downloaded.
Classic Rock’s Rough Winter
The season was littered with stories of accidents, break-ups, bands deciding to either stop recording or touring – and, most of all, deaths.
Watch a Two-Year-Old Girl Sing Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Little Millie takes exception to when people try to singalong with her on Queen's classic.
Two Injured, Iron Maiden’s Plane ‘Badly Damaged’ in Airport Accident
Two people have been injured when Iron Maiden's airplane, Ed Force One, collided with a ground tug at the airport in Santiago, Chile today.
Keith Emerson Dies: Rockers React
Read what friends and admirers like Paul Stanley, Rick Wakeman and Geezer Butler had to say about the late Keith Emerson.
35 Years Ago: The Who Struggle to Regroup on ‘Face Dances’
Released on March 11, 1981, 'Face Dances' saw the Who try to pick themselves up after the death of Keith Moon.
Top 12 George Martin Beatles Contributions
Of all the people who claimed to be the fifth member of the Beatles (and there were plenty), perhaps none earned that title as much as George Martin.
Examining George Martin’s Sweeping Impact on the Beatles
A look back at the life of Beatles producer George Martin.
Alex Lifeson Says Rush’s R40 Tour Was the ‘End of Touring’ for Neil Peart
Rush's guitarist says that it was difficult to get drummer Neil Peart out on the road for last year's R40 tour.