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.
Gene Simmons’ ‘Palatial Estate’ Hits Market for $22 Million
Having stated his desire to leave California, the Kiss bassist's 16,000-square-foot home is for sale.
Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Blondie and Hall and Oates Classics
"Heart of Glass" and "Maneater" were played during recent TV performances.
Hear Ann Wilson’s New Single, ‘The Revolution Starts Now’
Heart singer called Steve Earle's 2004 song a "powerful, uplifting anthem of unity."
Eddie Van Halen Tributes: Billboards, Marquees and Sidewalks
Messages of love for the guitarist, from the simple to the grand, have popped up all over the U.S.
Watch a Tour of Eddie Van Halen’s ‘5150’ Studio and Tape Vault
MTV Classic posted a 1998 segment where the guitarist shows Chris Connelly around his complex.
Guns N’ Roses Launch ‘Not in This Lifetime’ Pinball Machine
Slash served as co-designer on the game, which includes 21 GNR songs.
Queen’s Brian May Describes ‘Long Climb Back’ From Heart Attack
Guitarist's recovery has had setbacks due to side effects from his medications.
Freddie Mercury and David Bowie Inspire ‘British Bake Off’ Cakes
Season premiere of popular cooking show asked contestants to replicate their heroes in edible form.
Hear Prince’s ‘I Need a Man’ From ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Box Set
Song from 1981 was given an update six years later and offered to Bonnie Raitt.
The Secrets Behind Prince’s ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Album Cover Art
Photographer Jeff Katz remembered the day he shot the cover photo for the classic record.
Kiss’ Ace Frehley Recalls ‘Awkward’ Encounter With Prince
Guitarist has ample respect for the Purple One, even though their lone meeting was uncomfortable.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Former Guitarist Jack Sherman Dead at 64
Anthony Kiedis praised him for keeping the band afloat in their early years.