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.
Def Leppard’s ‘Pour Some Sugar on Me’ Began With Random Noises
A bit of goofing around in the studio between Joe Elliott and Mutt Lange led to the T. Rex-influenced smash hit.
Bruce Springsteen to Join Dropkick Murphys for Empty Fenway Show
The Boss will remotely sit in as punk band plays to no fans in Boston ballpark.
Little Richard Dies: Rockers React
Read what stars, including Jimmy Page and Brian Wilson, had to say about the death of the rock legend.
Stevie Nicks Is Planning a Big Project Based on ‘Rhiannon’
Singer hopes to use self-quarantine period to work on something about the Welsh witch that inspired her Fleetwood Mac hit.
How Cheap Trick’s ‘I Want You to Want Me’ Almost Didn’t Get a Second Chance
Robin Zander said song's response from audiences had been tepid before breakthrough Tokyo concert.
R.E.M.’s ‘It’s the End of the World’ Is a Hit Due to Coronavirus
The global pandemic has pushed the 1987 single onto iTunes' Top Songs chart.
How Huey Lewis Sang the ‘We Are the World’ Line Meant for Prince
Quincy Jones asked Lewis to do a solo when Prince didn't show up for the session.
Ozzy Osbourne Still Aiming for 2020 Tour: ‘If I’m Well Enough’
Singer admitted his health might not be up to the challenge of the road.
Sammy Hagar Announces Tour With Whitesnake and Night Ranger
Trio will play outdoor venues across the U.S. this summer.
Ozzy Osbourne Diagnosed With Parkinson’s Disease
Metal legend revealed his condition on 'Good Morning America.'
Prince Grammy Tribute Concert to Feature Alicia Keys, John Legend
An all-star show dedicated to Prince will take place after the Grammys, with a telecast in April.
How David Lee Roth’s Old Phone Number Almost Ended a Marriage
The singer's reputation as a ladies' man came close to ending a marriage, although he had nothing to do with it.