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.
The Allman Brothers Band May Be Reuniting
Bassist Oteil Burbridge says that Gregg Allman has been trying to get the group back together.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington Has Heart Surgery, More Dates Canceled
Two weeks worth of Lynyrd Skynyrd concerts have been canceled or rescheduled due to Gary Rossington's heart surgery.
Queen’s Publishers Say Donald Trump Ignored Request to Stop Using ‘We Are the Champions’
Sony/ATV Music Publishing said that Queen does not want its music used for any political purposes.
Watch Gene Simmons Take a Fall on Stage During Kiss Concert
Gene Simmons slipped onstage during Kiss' concert last night (July 17).
Mick Jagger Is Reportedly Going to Be a Father Again
Melanie Hamrick, Mick Jagger's 29-year-old girlfriend, is reportedly pregnant.
Now It’s Richie Sambora’s Turn to Sing ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ at a Wedding
Only a few days after footage of Jon Bon Jovi singing "Livin' on a Prayer" at a wedding became a viral sensation, his former partner is seen doing the same.
Danny Smythe, Drummer for the Box Tops, Dies
Danny Smythe drummed on the first two hits by the Box Tops, "The Letter" and "Neon Rainbow."
Watch Brock Lesnar Enter the Ring at UFC 200 to Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’
Brock Lesnar took a page out of Mariano Rivera's handbook at UFC 200 last night (July 9).
Jimi Hendrix Estate Wins Partial Injunction Against Makers of Purple Haze Liqueur
The makers of a Jimi Hendrix-branded alcoholic beverage must change their packaging and promotional materials.
Paul Stanley Doesn’t Think Bruce Springsteen Ripped Off Kiss’ ‘I Was Made for Lovin’ You’
In discussing the "Stairway to Heaven" trial, Paul Stanley referenced similarities between a Bruce Springsteen song and one of Kiss' biggest hits.
Artimus Pyle Is Making a Movie About Lynyrd Skynyrd
Cleopatra Films is producing a film about the Southern rockers co-written by the band's founding drummer, Artimus Pyle.
Paul Stanley Rules Out Ace Frehley Returning to Kiss
Despite singing on Ace Frehley's new solo album, Paul Stanley says the Spaceman isn't coming back to Kiss.