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.
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Former Kiss guitarist had second thoughts because of the years of bad blood between the two.
Members of Queen and Foo Fighters Finish Lost Dennis Wilson Track for Record Store Day
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Stevie Nicks Flu Forces Fleetwood Mac Tour Postponement
Band reschedules most of the remaining dates on current North American run.
Slash Says a Guns N’ Roses Biopic ‘Doesn’t Even Seem Possible’
Guitarist rules out interest in a band biopic.
ZZ Top Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
Band will spend two months playing dates across the U.S. in celebration of its golden anniversary.
How Elton John Met Bernie Taupin
An envelope of poems given to singer resulted in 50-year songwriting partnership.
Watch Def Leppard, Brian May + More Play ‘All the Young Dudes’ at Rock Hall Ceremony
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Rolling Stones Postpone 2019 Tour, Mick Jagger Needs ‘Medical Treatment’
Due to a medical issue with Mick Jagger, the Rolling Stones have postponed the entirety of this spring's tour.
Nikki Sixx Says the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Has Blackballed Motley Crue
Motley Crue's bassist said that he's been told that their past behavior is keeping them out of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Police Are Getting Their Own Funko Pop! Figures
Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland will soon be replicated in company's distinctive style.