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.
November 2020 Recap: Wolfgang Debuts and Rock Hall Copes With COVID
Single "Distance" was an emotional tribute to his late father, Eddie Van Halen.
Alto Reed, Longtime Bob Seger Saxophonist, Dies at 72
Their musical association pre-dated the Silver Bullet Band.
Kiss Detail Safety Measures En Route to New Year’s Eve PPV Show
Kiss used to wear masks through airports to keep their identities secret. Now it's a precaution.
The 10 Funniest Rock ‘n’ Roll Stories of 2020
It didn't seem like there was much to laugh about this year, but thankfully we found these stories.
Richard Corben, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ Cover Artist, Dies
Illustrator had a lengthy career in comics, including 'Heavy Metal' magazine.
Bob Dylan Reportedly Turned Down $400M Before Selling Publishing
Deal may have been worth more than originally estimated.
The Last Time John Lennon Saw His Beatles Bandmates
The Fab Four never reunited, but they'd rebuilt their friendships by the time of his death.
Wolfgang Van Halen Criticizes ‘S—ty’ Sale of His Dad’s Guitars
Eddie Van Halen's son accused an auction house of profiting off his father's death.
The Beatles’ ‘Rubber Soul': A Track-by-Track Guide
A look at the 14 songs from the album where the Fab Four grew up.
Listen to Steve Lukather’s New ‘Serpent Soul’ Song
Toto guitarist offers second preview from 'I Found the Sun Again.'
Eagles Fought Off Punk, Disco and Exhaustion on ‘The Long Run’
At the time, the band were the last people to question if others had longevity in them.
Springsteen, Bon Jovi Tell New Jersey to ‘Wear a Friggin’ Mask’
Musicians and Jon Stewart appeared on a billboard encouraging Garden State residents to stop the spread of coronavirus.