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 Motley Crue Took a Victory Lap With ‘Same Ol’ Situation’
The band's label had no idea about the subject matter of 'Dr. Feelgood''s fifth and final single.
James Hetfield Year by Year: Photos 1984-2020
A look at the Metallica frontman, told through pictures from his career.
Molly Hatchet Guitarist Steve Holland Dies
Holland was in the group from 1974-84.
How Don Henley’s Flu Led to Eagles’ ‘Witchy Woman’
Being "semi-delirious" with fever helped result in the drummer's lone songwriting credit on his band's debut LP.
40 Years Ago: ‘Raise the Titanic’ Sinks at the Box Office
A huge budget, talented cast and strong source material couldn't save one of Hollywood's most famous flops.
Hear Cars and Blondie Members’ New Song, ‘Well, Look at You’
Song from 'The Second Album' came in a dream, where it was sung by Mick Jagger.
Rolling Stones Joined by Axl Rose, Eric Clapton on New Live DVD
'Steel Wheels Live' stems from a guest-filled stop in Atlantic City in 1989.
Stevie Nicks Says Wear a Mask and Become a ‘Spiritual Warrior’
Late-night music-listening session made the Fleetwood Mac singer "slightly euphoric and inspired to be alive."
Vinnie Vincent Helped Gregg Bissonette Land David Lee Roth Job
Kiss guitarist suggested that drummer audition for former Van Halen singer's new band.
Listen to Ace Frehley’s Cover of Deep Purple’s ‘Space Truckin”
Lead single from 'Origins, Vol. 2' is a remake of the 'Machine Head' classic.
Watch Bono and the Edge Perform ‘Stairway to Heaven’
U2 members played the Led Zeppelin classic as a tribute to their road crew.
Watch Jefferson Starship’s New ‘It’s About Time’ Video
First single from upcoming EP is a co-write with band co-founder Grace Slick.