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.
Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Recording Console Sells for $1.8 Million
An unnamed buyer has paid nearly $2 million for a piece of rock and roll history.
Sting’s New York Concert Taking Place Despite Snowstorm, Fans Furious
Fans are accusing Sting of being greedy because he refused to cancel his concert in New York on the day of a snowstorm.
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 the Rehearsal of Metallica and Lady Gaga’s Grammy Performance With Working Mics
Metallica has released a video of what their Grammys duet with Lady Gaga should have sounded like.
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."
Loudwire Unleashes New Documentary About the Making of Pantera’s ‘Vulgar Display of Power’
Loudwire have created a three-part video about the making and influence of Pantera's famous record.
David Bowie Wins Five Grammys
'Blackstar' won three album awards and the title track won another two.
Foo Fighters End Hiatus by Covering Tom Petty at MusiCares Person of the Year Benefit
Foo Fighters ended their year off by performing Tom Petty's "Honey Bee" and "Breakdown" at the MusiCares Person of the Year Award ceremony.
Alexis Mardas, the Beatles’ ‘Magic Alex,’ Dies
Yanni Alexis Mardas, known to Beatles fans as "Magic Alex," died in Athens at 74.
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic to Release Career-Spanning ‘Squeeze Box’
All of "Weird Al" Yankovic's studio albums will be released in an accordion-shaped box set.