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.
Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac, Mike Campbell Joins the Group
Lindsey Buckingham's second tenure with Fleetwood Mac has apparently come to end. He'll be replaced on an upcoming tour by Mike Campbell of the Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded House.
Battery Case Against Tommy Lee’s Son Dropped
There will be no criminal case against Brandon Lee for knocking his father, former Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, unconscious last month.
The Story of Bon Jovi’s Feud With Howard Stern
Bon Jovi asked Howard Stern to induct them into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But there was a time when the longtime friends were feuding.
Watch Protesting Oklahoma Teachers Sing Twisted Sister’s ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’
Protesting school teachers in Oklahoma were captured by news cameras singing Twisted Sister's "We're Not Gonna Take It."
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ Returns to Chart Thanks to Viral Tweet
A snippet of Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" playing over a video of a dance line has helped push the song onto the Hot Rock Songs chart.
The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Film to Return to Theaters
A restored version of the Beatles' 1968 animated film will be screened in theaters this summer.
Ted Nugent Says Parkland Survivors ‘Have No Soul’
Ted Nugent defended the NRA and said that the students calling for tighter gun control legislation were "mushy-brained" and "committing spiritual suicide."
Bruce Springsteen and Twisted Sister Highlight ‘Ready Player One’ Soundtrack
Just like Marvel did with the two hit soundtracks to their 'Guardians of the Galaxy' movies, Steven Spielberg has looked to the past for his upcoming 'Ready Player One' film.
Hey, Gene Simmons, About That Phone Call With ‘Kurt Cobain’
Producer Steve Albini claimed he once pretended to be Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain when talking on the phone with Gene Simmons.
David Bowie Statue Vandalized
The statue of David Bowie in the market square of Aylesbury, England, has been vandalized less than 48 hours after it was unveiled.