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.
Win a Signed Paul Rodgers Guitar and Bad Company’s New Live CD
We're giving away a guitar signed by Paul Rodgers and a copy of Bad Company's new CD, 'Live in Concert 1977 & 1979.'
Watch Jimmy Fallon’s and Paul Rudd’s Remake of Styx’s ‘Too Much Time on My Hands’ Video
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Tommy Lee, Mick Fleetwood, Stewart Copeland Join Ferrell / Smith Drum Battle
The actor and the Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer raised money for charity be reprising their drum battle bit from a few years ago.
Bon Scott Statue Unveiled in Scottish Hometown
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Tom Petty Recalls Prince’s Hall of Fame Guitar Solo: ‘You Could Feel the Electricity’
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Prince Called Up Journey’s Jonathan Cain to See if ‘Purple Rain’ Sounded Like ‘Faithfully’
Jonathan Cain recalled Prince playing him "Purple Rain" before the song was released.
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We've got pictures and video from the second night of Guns N' Roses headlining slot at Coachella.
Billy Gibbons Discusses Prince’s ‘Sensational’ Guitar Playing
The ZZ Top frontman recalls a lengthy conversation about guitar with Prince.
Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton to Tour With Thin Lizzy
Aerosmith's bassist has signed on for a handful of dates this summer with the Irish rock legends.
AC/DC Reportedly Auditioned Tribute Band Singer
The singer of an AC/DC tribute band got to live out his dream when he reportedly auditioned for the band.
Kobe Bryant’s Final Game Breaks Led Zeppelin’s Record for Merchandise Sales
The last game by the NBA star was a hit at the concession stands.
How the Doobie Brothers Lost Their Comeback Momentum on ‘Brotherhood’
'Brotherhood' attempted to show the world that the Doobie Brothers were a contemporary band with more to offer than just nostalgia.