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.
Watch Paul McCartney Sing at His Nephew’s Wedding
The onetime Beatle sat in with a wedding band on "I Saw Her Standing There."
Watch a 13-Year-Old Sing Like Janis Joplin on ‘America’s Got Talent’
A British teen dazzled the judges with a performance of "Hard to Handle."
Toto’s Steve Lukather Loves Weezer’s ‘Africa’ Cover
"No one is laughing harder than me," the guitarist said of Weezer's version of Toto's No. 1 hit.
Watch Kelly Clarkson Cover the Guess Who’s ‘American Woman’
The pop singer premiered her version of the 1970 hit for a new sitcom theme at the CMT Music Awards last night.
David Cassidy Confessed to Lying About Dementia, Drinking Prior to His Death
A new documentary reveals that the '70s pop star was not suffering from dementia, as he had told people.
Dave Grohl Pranks Crowd With Fake Stage Fall
Nearly three years to the day that he broke his leg when he fell offstage in Gothenburg, Sweden, Dave Grohl fooled a crowd in the same city into thinking that he had done it again.
Diane Warren Sued for $20 Million for Stealing Chicago’s ‘Look Away’ from Teenager
An Englishman is suing Diane Warren for $20 million, claiming that he wrote Chicago's "Look Away" when he was 14.
Listen to Weezer’s Cover of Toto’s ‘Africa’
A week after teasing fans with a different Toto cover, Weezer finally give fans the tune they wanted.
Phil Collen Leaves Def Leppard Tour
Less than a week after Def Leppard's tour with Journey began, a reported family emergency has caused Phil Collen to leave the tour.
The Journey / Def Leppard 2018 Tour: A Tale of the Tape
How do the two heavyweights in one of this summer's biggest tours match up?