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.
Yes (Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman) Manager Challenges ‘The Other Yes Band’ to ‘Identify Their …
The manager for Yes featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman, has issued a challenge to Yes to publicize the fact that the current incarnation has no original members.
David Coverdale Feels Sorry for Jimmy Page
David Coverdale has a plan to get former collaborator Jimmy Page making music again.
Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell
Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart issued separate statements about the death of their friend, Chris Cornell of Soundgarden.
See How Paul McCartney Looks in His ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Costume
Paul McCartney tweeted out a picture of a poster for 'Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' that features him dressed as a pirate.
Sammy Hagar Says Van Halen Reunion Is ‘Lurking in the Woods’
Sammy Hagar thinks a reunion with Van Halen is inevitable.
There Will Be No Desert Trip in 2017
Paul Tollett of Goldenvoice said they will not be reprising the classic rock festival this year, but may do so in the future.
Gene Ween Announces Billy Joel Tribute Tour
Gene Ween is bringing his 2015 Billy Joel tribute show to a handful of cities in the Northeast this summer.
Mario Maglieri, ‘King of the Sunset Strip,’ Dies
Mario Maglieri owned three clubs on Los Angeles' Sunset Strip: Whisky a Go Go, the Rainbow Bar & Grill and the Roxy Theatre.
The Eagles Are Suing the Owners of a ‘Hotel California’
The group says the owners of a Mexican hotel are suggesting a connection between their property and the Eagles hit song and album.
Robert Plant Website Message Prompts New Round of Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumors
A cryptic message on Robert Plant's website is being used to suggest that Led Zeppelin will reunite for 2017 Desert Trip.
Metallica to Stream Final Rehearsal of WorldWired Tour
Metallica will give fans a glimpse into their final run-through of their upcoming tour.
Ted Nugent and David Crosby Exchange Insults After White House Visit
David Crosby called Ted Nugent a "brainless twit" and Nuge called Croz a "lost soul."