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.
David Bowie Gets First U.S. No. 1 Album of His Career With ‘Blackstar’
The last album David Bowie released in his lifetime has topped the album chart in the U.S.
The Story of Bruce Springsteen’s Debut Album, ‘Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.’
It would take a few years before anybody realized it, but a rock 'n' roll revolution was launched from an unlikely place on Jan. 5, 1973.
The Day Keith Moon Accidentally Ran Over and Killed His Chauffeur
Keith Moon accidentally ran over his chauffeur on Jan. 4, 1970.
That Time John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Controversial ‘Two Virgins’ Album Was Seized by Polic…
On Jan. 2, 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Two Virgins' was seized by police because of its controversial cover.
The Story of How the Beatles Tried to ‘Get Back’ to Their Roots
As 1969 began, the Beatles were in a free fall.
Kobe Bryant Listened to Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ Every Day for Two Years
Basketball star Kobe Bryant said hearing Journey's anthem motivated him after a very tough loss.
Bruce Springsteen Announces 2016 ‘The River’ Tour
Coinciding with today's release of The Ties That Bind, a mammoth box set commemorating The River, Bruce Springsteen has announced a tour for early 2016.
BREAKING: Over 100 Killed in Attack at Paris Rock Concert
A series of terrorist attacks in Paris tonight have left at least 18 people dead. One of the venues targeted was the Bataclan, where the Eagles of Death Metal were performing.
Keith Richards Probably Cracked a Rib Onstage During the Last Rolling Stones Tour
Given the number of times Keith Richards almost died, a possibly cracked rib isn't the worst thing that's ever happened to him.
Rush Release Track Listing and Trailer for ‘R40 Live’
On Nov. 20, Rush will release R40 Live, an audio and video document of their most recent tour.