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.
Bruce Springsteen Releases Rarity-Filled Concert From 2008
Bruce Springsteen performed a lot of obscurities at his Aug. 23, 2008 concert in St. Louis.
John Geils of J. Geils Band Dies
J. Geils was found dead in his home in Groton, Mass., at the age of 71.
David Peel, Folk Singer and Friend of John Lennon, Dies
David Peel, the mainstay of New York folk music and pro-marijuana advocate who was referenced in John Lennon's "New York City," died at the age of 73.
Watch Mick Fleetwood and Sammy Hagar Talk About the ‘Luck’ of Fleetwood Mac
The upcoming episode of Sammy Hagar's 'Rock & Roll Road Trip' features him talking to Mick Fleetwood about his career.
Ringo Starr Raves About the Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ 50th Anniversary Edition
Ringo Starr is thrilled with the remastered sound of the upcoming 50th anniversary edition of the Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.'
Michael Stipe Is Working on a Photographic Memoir
In a new interview, Michael Stipe discussed a couple of music projects and a book where he tells his story through his own photographs.
Don Hunstein, Legendary Classic Rock Photographer, Dies at 88
Hunstein was a staff photographer for Columbia Records and took the cover photo for 'The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan.'
John Lennon’s ‘Best Friend,’ Pete Shotton, Dies at 75
Pete Shotton played a role in two major Beatles songs.
New David Bowie Live Album and Rare EP Slated for Record Store Day
A concert from 1974 and songs from an extremely rare 1971 EP comprise David Bowie's contributions to Record Store Day in 2017.
Billy Joel Welcomes John Mellencamp, Young Rascals Mini-Reunion at Madison Square Garden
Billy Joel got some help from John Mellencamp and two members of the Young Rascals during his March 2017 concert at Madison Square Garden.
Watch Gene Simmons Debut His New Solo Live Band
In preparation for his first Comic Con solo show in two weeks, Gene Simmons played a private corporate event.
Listen to a 70-Minute Remix of Phil Collins’ ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Break
Someone has taken Phil Collins' drum fill, tripled it and played it on top of itself at different speeds.