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 Reject Social-Ladder Climbing on ‘Busy Being Fabulous’
Like "Life in the Fast Lane," song criticizes how a trendy scene can strip a person's soul. But the narrator hasn't found the on-ramp.
Lindsey Buckingham Sells His Publishing Rights
Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist is the latest classic rocker to offload his lucrative catalog.
The 20 Most Uplifting Rock ‘n’ Roll Stories of 2020
Tales of how musicians persevered, and helped us persevere, dominate our list.
Alto Reed, Longtime Bob Seger Saxophonist, Dies at 72
Their musical association pre-dated the Silver Bullet Band.
The 10 Funniest Rock ‘n’ Roll Stories of 2020
It didn't seem like there was much to laugh about this year, but thankfully we found these stories.
In Memoriam: 2020 Deaths
A look at the music, movies and cultural figures who've died.
2020 Classic Rock Documentaries: The Year in Review
Bios, concerts and in-depth looks at the creative process highlight the year's best.
September 2020: AC/DC Make Awesome Return and Fleetwood Mac Go Viral
In the midst of a pandemic, 'Power Up' was the best news we could possibly get.
January 2020 Recap: Neil Peart Dies, Joey Kramer Sues Aerosmith
Artists going through health issues dominated headlines during the first month of turbulent year.
Richie Sambora on Leaving Bon Jovi: ‘I’m Really Glad I Did It’
Guitarist says his family situation is in a much better place as a result of his decision to quit.