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.
Bruce Springsteen and Twisted Sister Highlight ‘Ready Player One’ Soundtrack
Just like Marvel did with the two hit soundtracks to their 'Guardians of the Galaxy' movies, Steven Spielberg has looked to the past for his upcoming 'Ready Player One' film.
Hey, Gene Simmons, About That Phone Call With ‘Kurt Cobain’
Producer Steve Albini claimed he once pretended to be Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain when talking on the phone with Gene Simmons.
David Bowie Statue Vandalized
The statue of David Bowie in the market square of Aylesbury, England, has been vandalized less than 48 hours after it was unveiled.
Watch ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Play Guitar Solo From Neil Young’s ‘Cinnamon Girl’
'Weird Al' Yankovic made his guitar-playing debut by recreating Neil Young's famous one-note guitar solo from 'Cinnamon Girl.'
Rock’s Most Politically Incorrect Songs
Standards change with the times, and what may have seemed like a good lyrical idea 30 or 40 years ago ends up afoul of contemporary standards.
Here’s Why You Should Always Go to the Show
Don't wait until your favorite artist announces a retirement tour.
Rockers React to the ‘March for Our Lives’
Paul McCartney, Paul Stanley and Ted Nugent were among the musicians who offered their thoughts on the march for stronger gun control laws.
Get Your First Look at Alice Cooper in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
NBC has released a trailer for 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live,' which features Alice Cooper as King Herod.
The Eagles Begin Their First Major Tour Without Glenn Frey: Set List + Video
The Eagles offered a few surprises in their 28-song show in Indianapolis on March 12.
Neil Young Says Retirement Tours Are ‘Bulls—‘
Neil Young not only dismissed the idea of retiring, he seems to be against the idea of a farewell tour.
Roger Daltrey Announces ‘As Long as I Have You’ Album
A week before Roger Daltrey begins a tour where he'll perform 'Tommy' with an orchestra, the Who singer will release 'As Long as I Have You.'
Joe Perry Announces Solo ‘Joe Perry and Friends’ Shows
Joe Perry will play three dates in support of his new solo album, 'Sweetzerland Manifesto,' next month.