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.
Jimi Hendrix Estate Sues Hendrix’s Brother for Copyright Infringement
Once again, members of Jimi Hendrix's family find themselves on opposite sides of a fight for the rights to his name.
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 Jon Bon Jovi Dance With His Daughter at Concert
Jon Bon Jovi brought out his daughter Stephanie to dance with him during a song he wrote about her, "I Got the Girl."
U2 Sued for Stealing ‘The Fly’ From British Songwriter Paul Rose
A lawsuit claims that "The Fly" is very close to Paul Rose's instrumental "Nae Slappin'."
Steven Adler Answers Every Imaginable Question About His Role in the Guns N’ Roses Reunion
The band's original drummer explains how he got booted from the Guns N' Roses reunion tour.
Watch the Trailer for ‘Song to Song’ With Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara, Iggy Pop and Flea
Iggy Pop and Flea show up in the trailer for 'Song for Song,' a movie set in the Austin music scene.
Ted Nugent Considering Running for U.S. Senate
Ted Nugent may be seeking the Republican nomination to be the U.S. Senator from Michigan in 2018.