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.
How a Comic Book Idea Led to Kiss’ ‘Dressed to Kill’ Cover Photo
Concept envisioned the band as superheroes sent to "save the world with rock 'n' roll."
Genesis Share Preview of 2021 Reunion Tour Stage Show
Band gives taste of road production while announcing new U.K. and Ireland dates.
Why Pink Floyd Needed Three Tries to Shoot the ‘Animals’ Cover
One day the pig wouldn't fly. Then it flew way too far.
Hear David Bowie’s Newly Released Lennon and Dylan Covers
Versions of "Mother" and "Tryin' to Get to Heaven" were recorded in 1998.
Marion Ramsey, ‘Police Academy”s Officer Hooks, Dies at 73
Musical theater actress reached greater fame as Officer Laverne Hooks.
Hear Guns N’ Roses’ First Performance of ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’
Audio from Aug. 23, 1986, set at the Whisky a Go Go has surfaced.
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.
Van Halen Discussed Anthony, Hagar and Roth ‘Kitchen Sink’ Tour
Trek planned for summer 2019 was to include all three singers and longtime bassist.
Why Tom Petty Let Don Henley Record ‘The Boys of Summer’
Mike Campbell reveals why his late bandmate rejected the demo, which led to the ex-Eagle's solo classic.