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.
Bob Dylan Called ‘Impolite and Arrogant’ by Nobel Academy Member
Bob Dylan's decision to not acknowledge having won Nobel Prize for Literature isn't sitting too well with the Swedish Academy
Rod Stewart Knighted, Now Dubbed ‘Sir Roderick David Stewart’
Rod the Mod officially became Sir Roderick David Stewart during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
Ozzy Osbourne Once Texted Robert Plant About a Lost Cat
Ozzy Osbourne's inability to properly use his cellphone resulted in a text sent to the Led Zeppelin legend.
Don Henley Says an Eagles Reunion Could Happen
Don Henley has found a way in which the surviving Eagles could perform again.
Jerry Corbetta, Lead Singer for Sugarloaf, Dies
The vocalist and keyboardist behind the 1970 smash "Green-Eyed Lady" has died.
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.
Neil Young Protests Dakota Access Pipeline With New Song, ‘Indian Givers’
"Indian Givers" finds Neil Young siding with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their fight against an oil pipeline.
Former Eagles Will Not Receive Kennedy Center Honors
A petition requesting that Randy Meisner, Bernie Leadon and Don Felder receive Kennedy Center Honors with the other Eagles was denied.
Sixx:A.M. to Release ‘Prayers for the Blessed Vol. 2’
Nikki Sixx is making good on his promise to release two albums in 2016.
Freddie Mercury Gets an Asteroid Named After Him
In honor of the Queen singer's 70th birthday, an asteroid has been renamed "Freddiemercury."
Jerry Heller, Music Industry Veteran, Dies
Heller was an agent and promoter in the '60s and '70s before founding Ruthless Records.
AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Suffered a Heart Attack
Phil Rudd revealed that he had a stent inserted after having a heart attack a few weeks ago.