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.
Insect Named After Pink Floyd Album Makes List of Top 10 New Species
The sparklewing damselfly, known scientifically as "umma gumma," was discovered in Africa last year.
ZZ Top Call Former Manager/Producer Bill Ham Their ‘Fourth Member’
All three members of ZZ Top spoke at length about the man Frank Beard referred to as their "father figure."
Jimi Hendrix Estate Wins Partial Injunction Against Makers of Purple Haze Liqueur
The makers of a Jimi Hendrix-branded alcoholic beverage must change their packaging and promotional materials.
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).
UPDATED With 450 Eligible Shows: Ticketmaster Issues Vouchers to Free Concerts in Lawsuit …
Ticketmaster are finally paying off the settlement of a lawsuit filed in 2003.
ZZ Top to Release ‘Greatest Hits Live’
'Greatest Hits Live' contains 15 songs recorded on three continents.
Watch Ritchie Blackmore’s Return to Rock: Setlist + Video
After nearly two decades of playing Renaissance music, Ritchie Blackmore made his long-awaited return to rock with a new lineup of Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow.
AC/DC Launch New Line of Thunderstruck Tequila
AC/DC have announced their latest venture in the alcoholic beverage industry, a new line of tequilas.
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.
Paul Stanley Rules Out Ace Frehley Returning to Kiss
Despite singing on Ace Frehley's new solo album, Paul Stanley says the Spaceman isn't coming back to Kiss.