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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Hear Metallica Mashed Up With Huey Lewis and the News
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Michael Anthony Remembers Eddie Van Halen as a ‘Humble Guy’
Former bandmate said that fame never went to the guitarist's head.
Paul Stanley Announces Soul Station Album, ‘Now and Then’
Record by 10-piece band includes nine covers of classic R&B songs and five originals.
Robbie Robertson Lists ‘Sleek and Chic’ House for $4.2 Million
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Watch the New Video for AC/DC’s ‘Realize’
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40 Rockers Who Have Sold Their Publishing Rights
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Bret Michaels Warns Against ‘Scumbags’ Scamming Fans
Poison singer lashes out against people using his name to take money from fans.
Michael Anthony ‘Never Resolved’ Issues With Eddie Van Halen
Bassist expressed that he hadn't spoken to his former bandmate for many years.
When ‘Jeopardy!”s Alex Trebek Dressed Up Like Kiss’ Gene Simmons
Host transformed into the Demon for Halloween 2018.
Hear David Bowie’s Newly Released Lennon and Dylan Covers
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