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.
Hall and Oates Announce Tour With Squeeze
Trek with KT Tunstall will hit 32 cities in North America this summer.
Doobie Brothers, NIN, T-Rex and Depeche Mode Inducted Into Rock Hall
Class of 2020 includes acts who made their fame in the '70s, '80s and '90s.
Dave Matthews, Pat Benatar Lead as Rock Hall Fan Vote Nears End
With one week to go in the voting, the '90s jam band has a commanding lead.
Eddie Murphy Remembers Prince’s ‘Surreal’ Rollerskating Party
The actor recalled some late-night adventures with the music legend on 'The Tonight Show.'
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Bet you didn't know somebody else recorded these songs before they got popular.
Joan Jett to Sing With Carrie Underwood on ‘Sunday Night Football’ Theme Song
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Woodstock 50 Denied Permit
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Listen to Miley Cyrus Cover Metallica
Pop singer covered "Nothing Else Matters" during her Glastonbury set.
Rob Halford Kicks Fan’s Phone During Judas Priest Concert
Six songs into a Judas Priest concert, Rob Halford had enough with a fan whose cell phone was distracting him.
Leon Redbone Dies
He kept rock's earliest musical roots alive over a four-decade career.