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.
60 Years Ago: George Harrison Joins John Lennon and Paul McCartney
The third part of the equation that would become the Beatles fell into place on Feb. 6, 1958.
David Bowie’s ‘Starman’ Featured in Audi Super Bowl Ad
A retired astronaut relives his glory days with the help of an Audi R8 and David Bowie's "Starman."
Maurice White, Co-Founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, Dies
The drummer and primary songwriter of the popular '70s band has died after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.
Revisiting Rock’s First Tragedy: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper Killed in …
Rock 'n’ roll was still in its infancy when it suffered its first tragedy.
Listen to Santana’s New Single, ‘Anywhere You Want to Go,’ Featuring Journey’s Neal Schon
The first single from 'Santana IV,' "Anywhere You Want to Go," has been released.
Paul Simon Writes Theme Song for Louis C.K.’s New Series, ‘Horace and Pete’
A new TV show from comedian Louis C.K. has a theme song composed by Paul Simon.
Update: Reports of a New Bad Company Album Shot Down
If the rumors are true, it would be their first album with Paul Rodgers since 1982.
The Day the Beatles Performed Live for the Last Time on a London Rooftop
"I'd like to say thank you on behalf of the group and ourselves, and I hope we passed the audition."
Revisiting John Lennon’s Posthumous ‘Milk and Honey’
When John Lennon was killed on Dec. 8, 1980, he was in the middle of recording the follow-up to the recently released Double Fantasy.
Jimmy Bain Dies: Rockers React
Many members of the metal and rock community have expressed their grief at the loss of ex-Dio and Rainbow bassist Jimmy Bain.