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.
Joe Perry Says Aerosmith Hasn’t Decided to Say Goodbye in 2017
Joe Perry downplayed talk that Aerosmith would be calling it quits next year.
UPDATED: Vince Neil Charged With Battery in Las Vegas
Neil allegedly pulled a woman's hair on Thursday (April 7).
Jimmie Van Zant, Cousin of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Ronnie Van Zant, Dies at 59
Van Zant, who died of liver cancer on April 7, released three Southern rock albums in his lifetime.
Michael Schenker’s Temple of Rock to Release ‘On a Mission : Live in Madrid’ DVD/CD
The set chronicles their November 2015 show at the Joy Eslava in Madrid.
Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘The Sound of Silence’ Reaches Top 10 of Two Charts Thanks to ‘Sad’ Be…
A viral video of Ben Affleck looking pensive has helped push Simon & Garfunkel's hit back onto the charts.
35 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Begins First Major European Tour
Bruce Springsteen took his tour in support of 'The River' to Europe with a concert in Hamburg, West Germany on April 7, 1981.
AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ Used in Cancer Treatment
A team of researchers in Australia have found that playing AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" during chemotherapy has improved the efficiency of the drug.
Why Are Guns N’ Roses Calling It the ‘Not in This Lifetime…’ Tour?
Guns N' Roses have named their new tour after a quote by Axl Rose about the possibility of a reunion.
Andy ‘Thunderclap’ Newman of ‘Something in the Air’ Fame Dies at 73
Newman was a protege of the Who's Pete Townshend, who produced and played bass for the band.
Jimmy Page’s Former Managers Reveal Why It Took Five Years for Led Zeppelin to Release ‘Ce…
Peter Mensch and Cliff Burnstein talk about the reason for the delay of the release of Led Zeppelin's reunion concert.
When John Lennon and Yoko Ono Held a Bed-In for Peace
Most newlyweds like to spend their first few days as a couple in some exotic locale. Then again, most couples weren't John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
Brad Whitford and Derek St. Holmes Announce 2016 Summer Tour With Whitesnake
Later this year, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith and former Ted Nugent singer Derek St. Holmes will release the long-awaited follow-up to their 1981 Whitford/St. Holmes album. Today (March 24), they revealed that they will embark on a month-long tour, where they will be opening up for Whitesnake