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.
Dave Matthews, Pat Benatar Lead as Rock Hall Fan Vote Nears End
With one week to go in the voting, the '90s jam band has a commanding lead.
Allman Brothers Band Alumni to Reunite for Concert
Former members of the band's final lineup will play Madison Square Garden.
Meat Loaf Calls Greta Thunberg ‘Brainwashed’
'Time' may have named her as its Person of the Year for 2019, but the singer isn't impressed with the teenaged climate change activist.
New Beatles Book Suggests ‘Get Back’ Movie Is on the Way
Companion piece to Peter Jackson's upcoming film will be released in the fall.
55 Years Ago: Soupy Sales Asks Kids to Send Him Money
A New Year's Day ad-lib resulted in the beloved children's entertainer getting suspended.
How David Lee Roth’s Old Phone Number Almost Ended a Marriage
The singer's reputation as a ladies' man came close to ending a marriage, although he had nothing to do with it.
Rutles, Monty Python Songwriter Neil Innes Dies at 75
Absurdist songwriter worked with the Beatles on 'Magical Mystery Tour' movie and later parodied them with Eric Idle.
2019’s 25 Biggest Rock Stories
Looking back on farewell tours, big-screen rock biographies, Motley Crue plotting yet another tour, Soundgarden and Van Halen drama.
Ozzy Osbourne’s New Video Takes Hard Look at Addiction Struggle
"Under the Graveyard" clip revisits a dark time in the rocker's life.
Kiss Confirm David Lee Roth as Opener for ‘End of the Road’ Tour
Van Halen singer will play at both legs on farewell tour.
David Lee Roth Reportedly Set to Open for Kiss on Farewell Tour
Van Halen singer will reportedly join the End of the Road tour for its first 2020 dates.
When Eddie Murphy Was the Fifth Beatle
Clarence Walker claimed the Fab Four were once a quintet, until they fired him and stole his songs.