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.
Bruce Springsteen Was So Depressed He Didn’t Want to Get Out of Bed
Bruce Springsteen talked about his frequent battles with depression on 'CBS Sunday Morning.'
Sting’s ‘50,000’ Was Inspired by the Deaths of David Bowie and Prince
A song from Sting's upcoming album was written shortly after Prince died in April.
Watch Members of Anthrax and Slayer Cover Bryan Adams’ ‘Summer of ’69’
Joey Belladonna joined three-fourths of Slayer on a cover of Bryan Adams' hit in Montreal.
Axl Rose Being Sued by Former Guns N’ Roses Keyboardist Chris Pitman
Guns N' Roses former keyboardist is suing his former boss for $163,000 in unpaid wages.
14 Wildly Different Nirvana ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Covers
We've collected a wide variety of cover versions of Nirvana's classic.
Richie Sambora Leaves Door Open for Return to Bon Jovi
Richie Sambora says that "everything is cool" between him and Jon Bon Jovi.
Freddie Mercury Gets an Asteroid Named After Him
In honor of the Queen singer's 70th birthday, an asteroid has been renamed "Freddiemercury."
Guns N’ Roses Talk About Their Reunion: ‘Everything Just Sounded Right’
Axl Rose and Duff McKagan gave their first television interview since their reunion.
When a Kiss Reunion Under the Brooklyn Bridge Rocked MTV’s Video Music Awards
The dreams of Kiss fans everywhere finally came true in 1996.
Jerry Heller, Music Industry Veteran, Dies
Heller was an agent and promoter in the '60s and '70s before founding Ruthless Records.