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.
Paul Raymond, UFO Keyboardist and Guitarist, Dies
Raymond did four stints in UFO, and was also in Savoy Brown and the Michael Schenker Group.
Members of Queen and Foo Fighters Finish Lost Dennis Wilson Track for Record Store Day
Brian May, Roger Taylor and Taylor Hawkins have added parts to a song that the late Beach Boys drummer recorded in 1977.
Watch Geddy Lee Sit In With the Claypool Lennon Delirium
Rush frontman jammed with Les Claypool and Sean Lennon on cover of the Beatles' "Tomorrow Never Knows."
The Story of Elton John’s 1975 Suicide Attempt
Legend tried to kill himself in front of family and friends during high point of his fame.
Listen to Sammy Hagar’s New Song, ‘Can’t Hang’
Tune was inspired by John Bonham's drumming on "When the Levee Breaks."
Stevie Nicks Flu Forces Fleetwood Mac Tour Postponement
Band reschedules most of the remaining dates on current North American run.
Slash Says a Guns N’ Roses Biopic ‘Doesn’t Even Seem Possible’
Guitarist rules out interest in a band biopic.
ZZ Top Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
Band will spend two months playing dates across the U.S. in celebration of its golden anniversary.
How Elton John Met Bernie Taupin
An envelope of poems given to singer resulted in 50-year songwriting partnership.
Watch Def Leppard, Brian May + More Play ‘All the Young Dudes’ at Rock Hall Ceremony
Def Leppard closed out the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a cover of Mott the Hoople's "All the Young Dudes" featuring Ian Hunter and many of the evening's participants.