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 Mick Mars Has Lived With Ankylosing Spondylitis
Mick Mars has lived with ankylosing spondylitis, a rare form of arthritis, since he was 19.
Rock Star Whiskeys
Since the beginning of the craft whiskey boom of the early-to-mid '10s, a handful of rockers have partnered with distilleries to launch their own line of the spirit.
Quiet Riot’s Kelly Garni Said He Once Tried to Kill Kevin DuBrow
Bassist says he was fired for trying to shoot band's singer, not guitarist Randy Rhoads.
Rudy Sarzo Says Randy Rhoads Saved Ozzy Osbourne From Plane Crash
Bassist says late guitarist prevented plane from hitting tour bus.
Beatles ‘Life’ Issue Returned to Library After 50 Years
Cleveland-area fan returned magazine stolen in 1968 and paid late fee.
Stevie Nicks Announces ‘Stand Back’ Compilations
Singer's solo career celebrated with new one- and three-disc albums.
Watch Elton John and Taron Egerton Perform ‘Tiny Dancer’ at Oscars Party
Singer performed with actor who plays him in upcoming 'Rocketman' movie.
Watch Queen + Adam Lambert Kick Off the Oscars With ‘We Will Rock You / We Are the Champio…
Queen took a victory lap for the runaway box office success of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' by performing with Adam Lambert at the Oscars.
How Diana Ross Inspired Foreigner’s ‘Jukebox Hero’ Musical
During an airport run-in, Diana Ross told Mick Jones that Foreigner's 1981 hit could work as a musical.
Peter Frampton Has a Rare Muscle Disease
The guitarist revealed that he's embarking on his farewell tour because he has inclusion-body myositis, a degenerative disease that slowly weakens his muscles.