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.
Guns N’ Roses Concert Delayed Twice, and Then Angus Young Showed Up
Guns N' Roses' concert in Germany was delayed by fans unable to get into the venue and a storm. But they got to see Angus Young sit in with the band.
Why U2 Open Their Concerts With the Pogues’ ‘A Rainy Night in Soho’
Every night on their Joshua Tree 2017 Tour, U2 have been walking out onstage to “A Rainy Night in Soho” by the Pogues.
Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Says Dave Abbruzzese Should Be in the Hall of Fame
"Dave was integral at the part when we were starting to take off," McCready said.
Yes (Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman) Manager Challenges ‘The Other Yes Band’ to ‘Identify Their …
The manager for Yes featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman, has issued a challenge to Yes to publicize the fact that the current incarnation has no original members.
The Eagles Are Suing the Owners of a ‘Hotel California’
The group says the owners of a Mexican hotel are suggesting a connection between their property and the Eagles hit song and album.
Robert Plant Website Message Prompts New Round of Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumors
A cryptic message on Robert Plant's website is being used to suggest that Led Zeppelin will reunite for 2017 Desert Trip.
Prince to Release Deluxe Edition of ‘Purple Rain’
June 23 will see the release of the rumored three-CD version of Prince's classic 1984 album.
Styx Set To Launch ‘The Mission,’ First New Studio Album in 14 Years
Styx's 'The Mission' is a concept album set in 2033 involving the first manned mission to Mars.
New Prince ‘Deliverance’ EP Brings Immediate Lawsuit
A new EP of six songs by Prince has surfaced. However, his estate has already filed a lawsuit over the ownership of the masters.
John Geils of J. Geils Band Dies
J. Geils was found dead in his home in Groton, Mass., at the age of 71.
Watch Mick Fleetwood and Sammy Hagar Talk About the ‘Luck’ of Fleetwood Mac
The upcoming episode of Sammy Hagar's 'Rock & Roll Road Trip' features him talking to Mick Fleetwood about his career.
When Bruce Springsteen Took His First Missteps With ‘Human Touch’ and ‘Lucky Town’
Bruce Springsteen released two albums, 'Human Touch' and 'Lucky Town,' on the same day, March 31, 1992.