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.
Top 10 Scharpling and Wurster ‘Best Show’ Classic Rock Moments
A look at our favorite times the comedy team of Scharpling & Wurster have spoofed classic rockers.
Tremonti, With Wolfgang Van Halen on Bass, Announce April Release for ‘Dust’
Tremonti cut the songs on 'Dust' in the same sessions as last year's 'Cauterize.'
Steely Dan Announce 2016 U.S. Tour
The band will go out on the road beginning in April, with Steve Winwood opening up many of the dates.
A Lock of John Lennon’s Hair Sells for $35,000
Lennon had gotten this particular haircut when filming 'How I Won the War.'
That Time Ozzy Osbourne Sorta Urinated on the Alamo
Let's see: you're a rock star, stumbling around an unfamiliar city while wearing your girlfriend/manager's dress. You feel the call of nature and ...
Phil Collins Says He Is Not Close to Coming Back
Despite officially out of retirement for a few years, Phil Collins says he hasn't yet written a new song.
That Time Sammy Hagar Exposed Himself to Kiss Fans
Sammy Hagar's self-titled second album was about to be released when he landed the opening slot on Kiss' 1977 tour. It didn't go well.
When the Beatles Met Cassius Clay
One of the perks that the Beatles had to get used to was rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous.
That Time Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash Recorded Together
The two stars recorded a handful of songs in a Nashville studio on Feb. 17-18, 1969.
2016’s Biggest Rock News Stories
We chronicle the biggest rock news stories of 2016 in a continuously updated gallery.
The History of the Beatles’ Second ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Appearance
After the history-making appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' fans didn't have to wait too long for another glimpse of the Beatles.
David Bowie Gets Tributes From the Flaming Lips and Beck With Former Members of Nirvana
Several rockers honored the work of David Bowie at concerts this weekend.