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.
20 Times Rappers Sampled Phil Collins’ ‘In the Air Tonight’
Those drums! That backstory! No wonder other artists love the song so much.
Roy Wood ‘Devastated’ After His Equipment Was Stolen
Thieves stole a truck containing guitars and an amplifier belonging to Roy Wood, leader of the Move and a founding member of ELO.
Guns N’ Roses Studio Rumors Denied
Producer of T. Rex tribute album says band didn't record cover of "Children of the Revolution."
Ultimate Classic Rock to Co-Host Conversation With Joe Satriani
Legendary guitarist will appear at the MI Concert Hall in Los Angeles in January.
Todd Rundgren Announces ‘The Individualist’ Book and Tour
A new autobiography is set for publication in December, followed by a string of spring dates.
Metallica to Release ‘Helping Hands’ Live Acoustic Benefit Album
All Within My Hands Foundation show from earlier this month getting limited-edition vinyl release.
Nicolas Roeg, Director of Mick Jagger and David Bowie Movies, Dies
Roeg directed Jagger in 'Performance' and Bowie in 'The Man Who Fell to Earth.'
Ozzy Osbourne Doesn’t Like Working With Tony Iommi
Ozzy Osbourne compared Black Sabbath's final tour to trying to reunite with an ex-girlfriend.
Metallica Lyrics Googled Shortly After Murder
Police say that, hours after killing his pregnant wife and two daughters, Chris Watts looked up the lyrics to Metallica's "Battery."
How Guns N’ Roses’ ‘The Spaghetti Incident?’ Got Its Name
Title of band's 1993 covers LP wasn't about a food fight between Axl Rose and Steven Adler.