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.
Depeche Mode Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Frontman Dave Gahan singles out the synth-pop stars' influences and former bandmates.
Why Tom Petty Let Don Henley Record ‘The Boys of Summer’
Mike Campbell reveals why his late bandmate rejected the demo, which led to the ex-Eagle's solo classic.
Six Singers Who Could Have Fronted Van Halen
The list of those considered for the job at various times include Steve Perry, Sebastian Bach and even Ozzy Osbourne.
Elton John Now Has His Own Barbie Doll
Singer worked with Mattel to create limited-edition version inspired by legendary 1975 concert.
Watch Stevie Nicks’ ‘Dreams’ TikTok Video
Clip shows the Fleetwood Mac singer putting her own spin on the social media sensation.
Eddie Van Halen Tributes: Billboards, Marquees and Sidewalks
Messages of love for the guitarist, from the simple to the grand, have popped up all over the U.S.
Hear Eagles’ New Live Version of ‘Take It Easy’
Third preview track from 'Live From the Forum' features lead vocals by Deacon Frey.
Queen’s Brian May Describes ‘Long Climb Back’ From Heart Attack
Guitarist's recovery has had setbacks due to side effects from his medications.
Hear Bruce Springsteen’s New Single, ‘Ghosts’
Second single from 'Letter to You' was inspired by deaths of E Street Band members Clarence Clemons and Danny Federici.
Elton John’s New ‘Jewel Box’ Unearths 60 Unreleased Tracks
Eight-CD set spotlights deep cuts, demos, B-sides and other rarities.