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.
Yes Featuring Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
The group comprised of former Yes members Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman revealed the first leg of a U.S. tour and plans for an album in April 2018.
Battery Case Against Tommy Lee’s Son Dropped
There will be no criminal case against Brandon Lee for knocking his father, former Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, unconscious last month.
Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac, Mike Campbell Joins the Group
Lindsey Buckingham's second tenure with Fleetwood Mac has apparently come to end. He'll be replaced on an upcoming tour by Mike Campbell of the Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded House.
The Story of Bon Jovi’s Feud With Howard Stern
Bon Jovi asked Howard Stern to induct them into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But there was a time when the longtime friends were feuding.
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ Returns to Chart Thanks to Viral Tweet
A snippet of Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" playing over a video of a dance line has helped push the song onto the Hot Rock Songs chart.
The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Film to Return to Theaters
A restored version of the Beatles' 1968 animated film will be screened in theaters this summer.
Bruce Springsteen to Release ‘The Album Collection Vol. 2′
Bruce Springsteen's output from the decade after 'Born in the U.S.A.' made him a superstar will be packaged together in a new vinyl box set.
Take a Look at Iron Maiden’s ‘Legacy of the Beast’ Pinball Machine
Stern Pinball has released images and details about the Iron Maiden pinball machine it announced earlier this week.
Hey, Gene Simmons, About That Phone Call With ‘Kurt Cobain’
Producer Steve Albini claimed he once pretended to be Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain when talking on the phone with Gene Simmons.
David Bowie Statue Vandalized
The statue of David Bowie in the market square of Aylesbury, England, has been vandalized less than 48 hours after it was unveiled.