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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Both earned their first-ever nominations, although Stevie Nicks was inducted in 1998 as a member of Fleetwood Mac.
New Tom Petty Set, ‘The Best of Everything,’ to Be Released
Two-disc compilation gathers songs from the Heartbreakers, Mudcrutch and solo career.
Rush to Release 40th Anniversary Edition of ‘Hemispheres’
A Super Deluxe Edition of the 1978 LP adds previously unreleased concert.
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The surprise announcement arrived during a special appearance on 'America's Got Talent.'
Motley Crue Confirm Four New Songs for ‘The Dirt’ Soundtrack
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Compare New John Lennon ‘Imagine’ Ultimate Mixes to Original LP
We have an exclusive listen to 2018 mixes from the upcoming version of the classic album.
Metallica Tease ‘…And Justice for All’ Box Set
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Paul McCartney Announces First U.S. Shows of 2019
Freshen Up tour will make its way to the States next year.
Watch Billy Gibbons’ Lyric Video for ‘Standing Around Crying': Exclusive Premiere
Song comes from the ZZ Top frontman's upcoming album, 'The Big Bad Blues.'
Listen to Steven Tyler and Nuno Bettencourt Cover the Rolling Stones’ ‘Brown Sugar’
Aerosmith's singer and Extreme's guitarist covered the classic for an album that pays tribute to FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala.