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.
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.
Signe Anderson, Original Jefferson Airplane Singer, Dies
Signe Anderson, who fronted the Jefferson Airplane on their first album, has died at the age of 74.
Phil Collins Explains Why He Didn’t Work With Adele on Her New Album
Phil Collins tells his side of why their collaboration never got off the ground.
UPDATE: ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Thrilled by Recreation of ‘Tres Hombres’ Photo: ‘I Stand in…
An Austin-based BBQ chef has re-made the meal featured in ZZ Top's famous album.
How a School Shooting Inspired the Boomtown Rats’ ‘I Don’t Like Mondays’
While Bob Geldof's philanthropic efforts remain his greatest contribution to humanity, it should be remembered that he also was the frontman for the Boomtown Rats.
Vince Neil Is Recording a Solo Album
The new record will be his first since 2010's 'Tattoos & Tequila.'
Paul Kantner of Jefferson Airplane Dies at 74
The guitarist, who founded Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship, has died of multiple organ failure.
Lars Ulrich and the Black Keys to Appear at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Cerem…
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced some of the "special guests" who will take part in the ceremony on April 8.
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.
The History of Bruce Springsteen’s Flawed ‘Working on a Dream’
After a decade that saw him reunite the E Street Band, release two strong albums of new material, an acclaimed folk music project and seemingly endless touring, Bruce Springsteen took a step backward with his next project.
Eddie Van Halen and Sammy Hagar Trade Tweets
The former bandmates reportedly haven't spoken since 2004.