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.
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Joey Kramer Reportedly Sues Aerosmith After Grammy Ban
Report says a lawsuit claims drummer had to audition to regain place in band after injury.
Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson Thank Fans for Support
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Cliff Burton’s Father Ray Dies
Ray Burton, father of former Metallica bassist Cliff Burton, has died.
Doobie Brothers, NIN, T-Rex and Depeche Mode Inducted Into Rock Hall
Class of 2020 includes acts who made their fame in the '70s, '80s and '90s.
Grand Funk Railroad Announces 2020 U.S. Tour
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Elton John Plays Piano, Sings on Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Ordinary Man’
Drummer Chad Smith spoke about the Rocket Man's involvement in the sessions for new LP's title track.
The Case for All 16 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Candidates
All the nominees are deserving, but they can't all get in this year.
Greta Thunberg, Sebastian Bach Answer Meat Loaf’s Climate Comment
Former Skid Row singer and 17-year-old climate-change activist chime in on "brainwash" comment.
Allman Brothers Band Alumni to Reunite for Concert
Former members of the band's final lineup will play Madison Square Garden.