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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Loudwire Unleashes New Documentary About the Making of Pantera’s ‘Vulgar Display of Power’
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Steven Adler Answers Every Imaginable Question About His Role in the Guns N’ Roses Reunion
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Ted Nugent Considering Running for U.S. Senate
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Nikki Sixx ‘Can’t Wait’ Until Donald Trump Is No Longer President
Sixx said that he didn't believe that Trump is "the right choice for our country."
Tom Petty Remembers Meeting George Harrison and Ringo Starr
While receiving MusiCares Person of the Year Award, Tom Petty remembered getting a lesson in paying your dues when he met a pair of former Beatles.
Jerry Garcia’s ‘Wolf’ Guitar to Be Sold at Benefit Auction
One of Jerry Garcia's most famous guitars will be sold to benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Eric Clapton Releases Song for John Wetton
Eric Clapton recorded some music in memory of Asia and King Crimson bassist John Wetton.
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Black Sabbath Keyboardist Geoff Nicholls Dies
Geoff Nicholls, who played keyboards with Black Sabbath for 25 years, has died of lung cancer.