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.
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Freddie Mercury Gets an Asteroid Named After Him
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Craig Goldy of Dio Disciples Wants Vivian Campbell to Apologize
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Former Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal Has Bladder Cancer for the Second Tim…
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Metallica Look Back on ‘Master of Puppets’ in New Video
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Steven Adler Plays Two Songs With Guns N’ Roses in Los Angeles
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Steven Tyler Responds to Disney World
The Aerosmith singer made two social media posts after learning that a hand gesture he made was edited out of a ride at Disney World.
Preston Hubbard, Ex-Bassist for the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Dies
Hubbard played bass with the Fabulous Thunderbirds during their commercial peak.
Ex-UFO Bassist Pete Way Has Heart Attack
Pete Way has suffered a heart attack only two years after beating prostate cancer.