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.
Leon Redbone Dies
He kept rock's earliest musical roots alive over a four-decade career.
Elton John Called a ‘Coward’ by Music Publisher’s Son
Stephen James lashes out at legend over his father's portrayal in 'Rocketman.'
Tom Petty’s Wife and Daughters Now Clashing Over Salad Dressing
The battle for control over late rocker's estate has extended into condiments.
How Elton John Twice Owned His Favorite Childhood Soccer Team
He's a big fan of Watford Football Club and as its chairman led team to its greatest heights.
Elton John’s ‘Rocketman’ Movie: Fact vs. Fiction: SPOILERS
A breakdown between what's real in the biopic and where filmmakers took artistic license.
Sammy Hagar Is Making a Movie Based on ‘Space Between’
Hagar's clip for "Affirmation" is part of a short film that unites the concept of his new album 'Space Between.'
Dave Mustaine Sells ‘Premier’ Estate for $2 Million
After three-and-a-half years of trying, Megadeth's Dave Mustaine has sold his 10-acre property in Fallbrook, Calif.
How Bernie Taupin Rejected Fame on ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’
This 1973 No. 2 hit remains one of the most explicitly autobiographical lyrics he ever wrote for Elton John.
40 Years Ago: John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd Say Goodbye to ‘Saturday Night Live’
Their last episode on the now-venerable program was the finale of the fourth season.
Ozzy Osbourne Wants One Last Black Sabbath Show With Bill Ward
After years of mudslinging, Ozzy Osbourne has expressed regret that Bill Ward wasn't on Black Sabbath's last tour.
10 Years Ago: Queen Meet Adam Lambert on ‘American Idol’
Within a few years, the young singer would be fronting the veteran band.
Bonnaroo Arch Destroyed by Fire
R.I.P. festival-welcoming structure.