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.
Hear Guns N’ Roses’ First Performance of ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’
Audio from Aug. 23, 1986, set at the Whisky a Go Go has surfaced.
30 Most Anticipated Rock Albums of 2021
These records are just the tip of the iceberg of what's in store next year.
What Happened When Eddie Van Halen and Brian May Traded Guitars
The duo swapped instruments during the making of May's 'Star Fleet Project.'
Foreigner Announces First Socially Distant Concerts for 2021
Shows will take place at outdoor venue built for events in COVID-19 era.
Hear Ringo Starr’s New Star-Studded ‘Here’s to the Nights’
Paul McCartney, Steve Lukather and Joe Walsh are among the many who contribute to track from new 'Zoom In' EP.
Watch AC/DC’s New ‘Demon Fire’ Video
Parts of the clip surfaced in a teaser the day before Halloween.
The Last Time John Lennon Saw His Beatles Bandmates
The Fab Four never reunited, but they'd rebuilt their friendships by the time of his death.
Steel Panther Mourn Eddie Van Halen on the NSFW ‘F— 2020′
Band summed up the year as only they could.
Meet the Man With More Than 2,600 Copies of the Beatles’ White Album
An artist has been collecting copies of the 1968 record but prefers when they're not in mint condition.
Watch the Kinks’ New Comic Book-Themed Video for ‘Lola’
Clip tells the song's story in the form of a graphic novel.