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.
Dire Straits’ John Illsley Confirms Mark Knopfler No-Show at Rock Hall Ceremony
Dire Straits' co-founder John Illsley has confirmed that frontman Mark Knopfler will not attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony this Saturday.
ZZ Top to Collect ’80s Albums in Second ‘Cinco’ Box
ZZ Top will reissue their classic '80s albums on vinyl in a new box set.
Yes Featuring Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
The group comprised of former Yes members Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman revealed the first leg of a U.S. tour and plans for an album in April 2018.
Fleetwood Mac Ex-Members: Where Are They Now?
Throughout their history, Fleetwood Mac have had a difficult time keeping a lineup together for a prolonged period of time.
Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac, Mike Campbell Joins the Group
Lindsey Buckingham's second tenure with Fleetwood Mac has apparently come to end. He'll be replaced on an upcoming tour by Mike Campbell of the Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded House.
Battery Case Against Tommy Lee’s Son Dropped
There will be no criminal case against Brandon Lee for knocking his father, former Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, unconscious last month.
Megadeth Announce ‘Killing Is My Business … and Business Is Good!’ Deluxe Reissue
Megadeth will release an expanded version of their 1985 debut album, 'Killing Is My Business … and Business Is Good!'
The Story of Bon Jovi’s Feud With Howard Stern
Bon Jovi asked Howard Stern to induct them into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But there was a time when the longtime friends were feuding.
Watch Protesting Oklahoma Teachers Sing Twisted Sister’s ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’
Protesting school teachers in Oklahoma were captured by news cameras singing Twisted Sister's "We're Not Gonna Take It."
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ Returns to Chart Thanks to Viral Tweet
A snippet of Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" playing over a video of a dance line has helped push the song onto the Hot Rock Songs chart.