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.
How Elton John Met Bernie Taupin
An envelope of poems given to singer resulted in 50-year songwriting partnership.
Stevie Nicks Flu Forces Fleetwood Mac Tour Postponement
Band reschedules most of the remaining dates on current North American run.
ZZ Top Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
Band will spend two months playing dates across the U.S. in celebration of its golden anniversary.
Rolling Stones Postpone 2019 Tour, Mick Jagger Needs ‘Medical Treatment’
Due to a medical issue with Mick Jagger, the Rolling Stones have postponed the entirety of this spring's tour.
Watch Def Leppard, Brian May + More Play ‘All the Young Dudes’ at Rock Hall Ceremony
Def Leppard closed out the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a cover of Mott the Hoople's "All the Young Dudes" featuring Ian Hunter and many of the evening's participants.
Upcoming Sex Pistols Movie ‘Not Endorsed’ by Johnny Rotten
Band leader gives project stamp of disapproval.
Perry Farrell to Release New Album, ‘Kind Heaven’
Jane's Addiction frontman's first solo LP in 18 years includes Foo Fighters, the Cars and Motley Crue members.
Joe Flannery, the ‘Secret Beatle,’ Dies
A childhood friend of Brian Epstein, Joe Flannery served as the Beatles' booking manager in the early '60s.
Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, Billy Gibbons to Play 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival
Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy and more guitar greats will also perform at fifth installment of Clapton's fest.
Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly Hologram Tour Announced
The Rock 'n' Roll Dream tour will feature live instrumentation and backup singers performing under Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly vocal tracks.
The Police Are Getting Their Own Funko Pop! Figures
Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland will soon be replicated in company's distinctive style.
Here’s What’s Cut in the Chinese Version of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
More than two minutes of footage pertaining to Freddie Mercury's sexual orientation were removed.