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.
The Day the Beatles Played Their Final Cavern Show
Few clubs are as associated with one band's rise to stardom as Liverpool's Cavern Club is with the Beatles. On Aug. 3, 1963, they played the tiny basement club on Mathew Street for the 292nd and final time.
Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal Reportedly Quits Guns N’ Roses
A source within Guns N' Roses said that Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal has left the band after nine years.
Paul McCartney May Have Lost Dozens of Beatles Songs
Paul McCartney talked about how technology has made it much easier for him to remember musical ideas.
Watch David Gilmour’s New Video for ‘Rattle That Lock’
Two weeks after releasing "Rattle That Lock," the lead single from his upcoming album of the same name, David Gilmour has unveiled the video for the song.
Paul McCartney to Reissue ‘Tug of War’ and ‘Pipes of Peace’
On Oct. 2, Paul McCartney will reissue 'Tug of War' and 'Pipes of Peace.'
13 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Reunites the E Street Band for ‘The Rising’
Bruce Springsteen released 'The Rising,' a commentary on the attacks of 9/11, on July 30, 2002.
Gregg Allman Would Like to Play With Dickey Betts Again
Gregg Allman would like to make the peace between him and former Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts.
Revisiting the Premiere of the Beatles’ Second Movie, ‘Help!’
The Beatles second movie, 'Help!,' premiered in London on July 29, 1965.
Bruce Springsteen Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Because he spent so many of his formative years painstakingly crafting his albums, we don’t often think of Bruce Springsteen as a prolific artist.
Judas Priest Announce Fall 2015 North American Tour
The metal legends will play 15 dates in October and November, including a stop at KnotFest.
DJ Ashba Quits Guns N’ Roses
After six years as a guitarist for Guns N' Roses, DJ Ashba has left the group.