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 Tributes From the Flaming Lips and Beck With Former Members of Nirvana
Several rockers honored the work of David Bowie at concerts this weekend.
Richie Sambora Says His Album With Orianthi Is ‘Sonny and Cher on Steroids’
Richie Sambora and Orianthi are almost finished with the album they are working on together.
Bob Dylan Is Recording Another Standards Album
Engineer Al Schmitt said Dylan is working on a follow-up to the Grammy-nominated 'Shadows in the Night.'
Rolling Stones Hire 24-Hour Armed Security After Worker Is Killed
The Rolling Stones have added extra security after a truck transporting money out of their concert was ambushed, leaving one man dead.
Elton John Says the Rolling Stones Are Not ‘Relevant’
The singer says the Rolling Stones should return to the blues and stop going for radio hits.
Eagles of Death Metal Play First Concert Since Paris Attacks
Three months to the day of the Paris terrorist attacks, the Eagles of Death Metal returned to the stage.
Watch AC/DC Play ‘Given the Dog a Bone’ for the First Time Since 1980
AC/DC have made a couple of changes to the setlist on their current string of dates, including dusting off 'Given the Dog a Bone.'
When the Beatles Played Their First U.S. Concert
On Feb. 11, 1964, only two days after their first appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' the Beatles made their U.S. concert debut.
The Day the Beatles Recorded (Most of) the ‘Please Please Me’ Album
The notion of artists taking their time has become so ingrained that it's hard to believe musicians used to bang out killer albums in a hurry.
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.
The Story of ‘Wings for Wheels,’ Bruce Springsteen’s Early Take on ‘Thunder Road’
It would soon become one of Bruce Springsteen's defining songs, but at the time, it didn’t even have its famous title.
Ozzy Osbourne Will Be ‘Ready to Rock’ With Black Sabbath on Saturday, Says Sharon Osbourne
After a week off the road, Ozzy Osbourne is healthy again, says Sharon Osbourne