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.
Peter Criss Explains His Decision to Retire
Kiss' founding drummer discussed why he's planning to hang it up after playing at a few Kiss conventions.
Spirit Lawyer Files Appeal in Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Case
The lawyer for the estate of Spirit's Randy California has appealed last year's verdict that Led Zeppelin did not rip off "Taurus" for "Stairway to Heaven."
Classic East and West: Everything We Know (and Don’t Know) So Far
We've compiled everything we know, and don't know, about the Classic West and East festivals featuring the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac and more.
Quiet Riot to Re-Record Upcoming ‘Road Rage’ Album With New Singer James Durbin
Quiet Riot's upcoming album 'Road Rage' will be delayed as they re-record it with new singer James Durbin, who joined last week.
Hall & Oates to Celebrate ‘Everything Philly’ With HoagieNation Festival
Hall & Oates will honor their hometown on May 27 with an all-day festival featuring music and food from Philadelphia.
New David Bowie Live Album and Rare EP Slated for Record Store Day
A concert from 1974 and songs from an extremely rare 1971 EP comprise David Bowie's contributions to Record Store Day in 2017.
Billy Joel Welcomes John Mellencamp, Young Rascals Mini-Reunion at Madison Square Garden
Billy Joel got some help from John Mellencamp and two members of the Young Rascals during his March 2017 concert at Madison Square Garden.
Watch Gene Simmons Debut His New Solo Live Band
In preparation for his first Comic Con solo show in two weeks, Gene Simmons played a private corporate event.
Watch the Rehearsal of Metallica and Lady Gaga’s Grammy Performance With Working Mics
Metallica has released a video of what their Grammys duet with Lady Gaga should have sounded like.
Listen to a 70-Minute Remix of Phil Collins’ ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Break
Someone has taken Phil Collins' drum fill, tripled it and played it on top of itself at different speeds.