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.
Eric Clapton to Release Christmas Album
Eric Clapton is putting out 'Happy Xmas,' which will be comprised of 13 standards and one new original song.
Phil Collins Calls Seated Performances a ‘Positive’ Experience
Even though health issues have forced him to sit during shows, the singer and drummer says they've been "great fun."
Listen to Toto’s ‘Africa’ Played on Mario Paint
Someone made a version of the ubiquitous song using the 1992 video game.
Ex-Guns N’ Roses Guitarist DJ Ashba Arrested for DUI
He was pulled over by police in his hometown after failing to stop for a stop sign. Things then got worse.
Toto Has Covered Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’
Toto has paid back Weezer for covering "Africa" by putting their own spin on the alternative band's 2001 hit.
Is Toto Going to Cover Weezer Now?
A pair of Los Angeles DJs are trying to get Toto to record a Weezer song. And Steve Lukather was intrigued.
Rod Stewart Announces New Album, ‘Blood Red Roses’
His 30th album is on the way. First single is here now.
60-Song Tom Petty ‘American Treasure’ Box Set Announced
The just-announced Tom Petty 'American Treasure' box set will include previously unreleased live and studio material.
Bless the Rain With 42 Very Different Covers of Toto’s ‘Africa’
From acoustic to metalcore and beyond, here's a whole bunch of covers of Toto's 1982 hit.
Flea Reportedly Buys Retro-Futuristic Two-Home Compound for $4.25 Million
Less than two weeks after putting one of his houses on the market, Flea has purchased two.
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."