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.
Van Halen Album History: The Stories Behind All 12 Records
A handy guide to the dozen LPs released by the hard-rock heroes.
Hear AC/DC’s New Single, ‘Realize’
Second single from 'Power Up' comes a couple days before the album's release.
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.
Paul McCartney Announces ‘McCartney III’ Album
The former Beatle played all the instruments on upcoming record.
Sammy Hagar Reveals More Details of Eddie Van Halen Reunion Call
Singer said his ex-bandmate had practically been waiting for him to call in the last few months of the guitarist's life.
David Crosby Admits His Eddie Van Halen Tweet Was ‘Not Cool’
Rock legend says he forgot the guitarist died earlier in the week.
Revisiting Eddie Van Halen’s Last Van Halen Concert
Band closed out their 2015 tour with two nights at the Hollywood Bowl.
Guns N’ Roses Launch ‘Not in This Lifetime’ Pinball Machine
Slash served as co-designer on the game, which includes 21 GNR songs.
Queen Announce First Live Album and Home Video With Adam Lambert
First full-length project with new lead singer was recorded in concert between 2014 and 2020.
Tom Petty’s Long-Awaited ‘Wildflowers’ Box Set Announced
Collection containing 1994 album's many outtakes has been in the works since at least 2015.