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.
Inside Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s ‘Tiny Dancer’
The story behind the 'Madman Across the Water' classic.
Revisiting Queen’s First Show With Adam Lambert
Singer made concert debut with band at MTV Europe Music Awards in 2011.
The Story of Elton John’s Early Band Bluesology
Before going solo, singer cut his teeth in a soul group.
Slash Says a Guns N’ Roses Biopic ‘Doesn’t Even Seem Possible’
Guitarist rules out interest in a band biopic.
Paul Simon to Return to Performing at Outside Lands Festival
Legend will play San Francisco fest this summer, a year after concluding farewell tour.
Watch Steve Perry’s Old-School Video for ‘We’re Still Here’
Former Journey singer cruises Los Angeles streets in new video.
Phil Collins Announces ‘Still Not Dead Yet, Live!’ U.S. Tour
Singer will return to arenas this fall, a year after his first North American shows since 2010.
’69 Vets Highlight Confirmed Woodstock 50 Lineup
Santana, John Fogerty and David Crosby, all of whom played the original Woodstock, will perform at this summer's 50th anniversary event.
Rock Star Whiskeys
Since the beginning of the craft whiskey boom of the early-to-mid '10s, a handful of rockers have partnered with distilleries to launch their own line of the spirit.
Nick Mason Is ‘Tired of Waiting’ for Pink Floyd to Reunite
Band's drummer discusses reasons for forming new group to play early material.