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.
Billy Joel Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin, Welcomes Bryan Adams
Singer performed "Respect" and welcomed a guest to his Madison Square Garden show last night.
John Lennon’s Killer, Mark David Chapman, Denied Parole Again
For the 10th time, Mark David Chapman has been denied parole for the 1980 killing of John Lennon.
The Musical History of the Beatles’ Children
We look at the six sons of Beatles who have followed in their fathers' footsteps.
Eric Clapton to Release Christmas Album, ‘Happy Xmas’
Eric Clapton is putting out 'Happy Xmas,' which will be comprised of 13 standards and one new original song.
Lindsey Buckingham Announces First Post-Fleetwood Mac Tour
The singer and guitarist will play a bunch of shows at the same his former bandmates are on the road.
New Clues Point to Long-Awaited Steve Perry Comeback
If newly created social media accounts are real, the singer is getting ready to announce something major.
Watch Joe Elliott Sit in With Billy Joel on ‘Pour Some Sugar on Me’
Billy Joel brought out Def Leppard's Joe Elliott to perform "Pour Some Sugar on Me" during his Aug. 10 concert at Boston's Fenway Park.
Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future: ‘We’ve Just Started to Touch the Surface’
The Guns N' Roses guitarist is set to release his third record with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators.
Listen to Toto’s ‘Africa’ Played on Mario Paint
Someone made a version of the ubiquitous song using the 1992 video game.
German Men Escape Nursing Home to Go to Metal Festival
Two residents of a German assisted living facility were discovered at 3AM at the Wacken Open Air Festival.