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.
Original Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Peter Green Dies at 73
Blues guitar wizard helped name the band.
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.
Elton John Postpones All 2020 North American Tour Dates
COVID-19 sidelines remainder of continent's Farewell Yellow Brick Road dates for this year.
Rolling Stones to Appear at ‘One World’ COVID-19 Benefit
Rock legends are the latest to sign on to Global Citizen's event.
Kansas Tease New Single ‘Throwing Mountains’
Veteran prog band releases brief clip from new music video in advance of its full release later this week.
Eddie Money’s ‘Brand New Day’ Album Gets Digital Release Date
Singer planned to put out the record last year, before his health issues turned fatal.
‘Abbey Road’ Crosswalk Has Been Repainted
With London on lockdown due to coronavirus, the city has refreshed the oft-visited Beatles landmark.