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.
Watch Gene Simmons Take a Fall on Stage During Kiss Concert
Gene Simmons slipped onstage during Kiss' concert last night (July 17).
Mick Jagger Is Reportedly Going to Be a Father Again
Melanie Hamrick, Mick Jagger's 29-year-old girlfriend, is reportedly pregnant.
Ozzy Osbourne Has a Cameo in ‘Ghostbusters’
Because who better to tackle ghosts than the Prince of Darkness?
Joe Perry Stable After Collapsing, Being Hospitalized Mid-Concert
The Aerosmith guitarist was performing with his Alice Cooper-fronted side project, the Hollywood Vampires.
Daryl Hall’s Restaurant Catches Fire
Early this morning (July 4), a two-alarm fire struck Daryl's House, the Pawling, N.Y., restaurant and music club owned by Daryl Hall of Hall & Oates.
45 Years Ago: Queen Play Their First Show With Classic Lineup
Queen solidified their lineup when John Deacon made his debut with the group on July 2, 1971.
Watch Billy Joel Sit in With His Own Tribute Band
Joel played three songs, two of which were covers, with Big Shot in Huntington, N.Y., last night (June 24).
Paul Stanley Doesn’t Think Bruce Springsteen Ripped Off Kiss’ ‘I Was Made for Lovin’ You’
In discussing the "Stairway to Heaven" trial, Paul Stanley referenced similarities between a Bruce Springsteen song and one of Kiss' biggest hits.
ZZ Top to Release ‘Greatest Hits Live’
'Greatest Hits Live' contains 15 songs recorded on three continents.
Watch Bob Dylan Perform Lynyrd Skynyrd’s ‘Free Bird’
Bob Dylan closed out his concert on Thursday (June 9) with a bit of Lynyrd Skynyrd's classic.