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.
Chris Cornell Fans Asked Not to Film at His Grave
Ever since he was laid to rest last May, Chris Cornell fans have been making pilgrimages to the Hollywood Forever cemetery in Los Angeles to visit his final resting place.
December’s Biggest Classic Rock Stories: 2017 in Review
We closed out 2017 by learning who was going into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but also that the making of a long-delayed movie had hit yet another snag and more.
October’s Biggest Classic Rock Stories: 2017 in Review
October was possibly the bleakest month for classic rock fans this year.
Larry Harris of Casablanca Records Dies
Larry Harris was second-in-command to Neil Bogart at Casablanca, the original home of Kiss.
Jim Burns, Co-Creator of ‘MTV Unplugged,’ Dies
Jim Burns, who helped create MTV's 'Unplugged' series, died three days after being struck by a taxi in New York.
April’s Biggest Classic Rock Stories: 2017 in Review
April 2017 saw a new class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a possible split of Heart, Ted Nugent visiting the White House and more.
Former Wildhearts Bassist Scott Sorry Diagnosed With Brain Tumor
A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to defray the medical costs for Scott Sorry, who played with the Wildhearts from 2007-12.
Are the Beatles Declining in Popularity?
According to Google Trends, fewer and fewer people are searching for the Beatles on Google and YouTube.
Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen Recalls the Last Time He Saw Walter Becker
Donald Fagen flew to be at Walter Becker's bedside on a day off from touring as his Steely Dan partner was dying.
Gene Simmons Responds to Newly Filed Sexual Battery Lawsuit
Gene Simmons is denying a reporter's claims that he groped her and placed her hand on his knee during an interview.