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.
Eagles, Guns N’ Roses and Pearl Jam Received PPP Loans
Money went to touring companies to help crew members who lost work due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Nine Rock Stars Who Died and Were Brought Back to Life
Many a rocker has lived a lifestyle that has left him or her perilously close to death, but only a handful have died and lived to tell the tale.
Jefferson Starship to Release ‘Mother of the Sun’ Album
First release in 12 years comes at a time of improved chemistry for the band.
Carlos Santana’s ‘Stunning’ Home Is for Sale for $3 Million
Guitarist is selling the home for $300,000 more than he purchased it for last year.
Penny Lane Not Named After Slave Trader
Liverpool's International Slavery Museum says there's no connection between street and James Penny.
Penny Lane Could Be Renamed Due to Possible Slavery Connection
It's unknown if Liverpool street memorialized in Beatles song is named after a slave trader.
Prince’s Famous Cloud 2 ‘Blue Angel’ Guitar Is for Sale
Instrument used onstage for nearly a decade had been missing since the mid-'90s.
When the Beatles Refused to Play Before a Segregated Audience
Seating for 1964 Jacksonville concert was supposed to be racially separated until the group demanded integration.
Def Leppard’s ‘Pour Some Sugar on Me’ Began With Random Noises
A bit of goofing around in the studio between Joe Elliott and Mutt Lange led to the T. Rex-influenced smash hit.
Bruce Springsteen to Join Dropkick Murphys for Empty Fenway Show
The Boss will remotely sit in as punk band plays to no fans in Boston ballpark.