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.
Revisiting John Lennon’s Posthumous ‘Milk and Honey’
When John Lennon was killed on Dec. 8, 1980, he was in the middle of recording the follow-up to the recently released Double Fantasy.
The History of Bruce Springsteen’s Flawed ‘Working on a Dream’
After a decade that saw him reunite the E Street Band, release two strong albums of new material, an acclaimed folk music project and seemingly endless touring, Bruce Springsteen took a step backward with his next project.
Eddie Van Halen and Sammy Hagar Trade Tweets
The former bandmates reportedly haven't spoken since 2004.
Jimmy Bain Dies: Rockers React
Many members of the metal and rock community have expressed their grief at the loss of ex-Dio and Rainbow bassist Jimmy Bain.
Jimmy Bain, Dio and Rainbow Bassist, Dies at 68
Bain played with Dio throughout the '80s and was part of Last in Line.
Frank Zappa Documentary to Premiere at Sundance Film Festival
An unauthorized documentary about Frank Zappa will have its world premiere at Sundance next week.
Tommy Stinson Speaks About Leaving Guns N’ Roses
Tommy Stinson said that the Guns N' Roses reunion "will be a healing thing for 'em."
Don McLean Makes Statement on Domestic Violence Arrest: ‘I Am Not a Villain’
Don McLean has issued his first words about his arrest on Jan. 18 as his wife is granted an order of protection against him.
Bruce Springsteen Takes Chicago to ‘The River’: Concert Review
A review of Bruce Springsteen's performance of 'The River' at Chicago's United Center.
Glenn Frey Dead at Age 67
The Eagles guitarist has died at the age of 67.
Mick Mars Recording with Former Motley Crue Singer John Corabi
Motley Crue's guitarist posted a picture of him in a Nashville studio with the man who sang on their 1994 album.
Gary Loizzo, American Breed Singer and Engineer of Hit Records by Styx, Dies
Loizzo sang the hit "Bend Me, Shape Me" and worked with Styx for nearly 40 years.