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.
What Happened When Eddie Van Halen and Brian May Traded Guitars
The duo swapped instruments during the making of May's 'Star Fleet Project.'
Bob Dylan Reportedly Turned Down $400M Before Selling Publishing
Deal may have been worth more than originally estimated.
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.
Win a Dire Straits Vinyl Box Set
All six of the band's albums have been combined into an eight-LP collection.
Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ Tour Bus Is Going Up for Auction
Coach was custom-built and designed with the star in mind, with purple accents throughout.
Why Tom Petty Let Don Henley Record ‘The Boys of Summer’
Mike Campbell reveals why his late bandmate rejected the demo, which led to the ex-Eagle's solo classic.
Sean Connery, the First James Bond, Dead at 90
Connery first portrayed 007 in 1962's 'Dr. No.'
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.