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.
Tom Petty Remembers Meeting George Harrison and Ringo Starr
While receiving MusiCares Person of the Year Award, Tom Petty remembered getting a lesson in paying your dues when he met a pair of former Beatles.
Steppenwolf’s ‘Born to Be Wild’ Revs Up New Mercedes-Benz Super Bowl Ad
Mercedes and the Coen Brothers' new ad show that the 'Easy Rider' generation hasn't aged too well.
Black Sabbath Keyboardist Geoff Nicholls Dies
Geoff Nicholls, who played keyboards with Black Sabbath for 25 years, has died of lung cancer.
Saga to Call it Quits at the End of 2017
The Canadian progressive rock band, who had a few U.S. hits in the early '80s, will break up after 40 years and 21 albums.
Watch President-Elect Donald Trump Walk Out to the Rolling Stones’ ‘Heart of Stone’ at His…
Donald and Melania Trump chose the Rolling Stones' 1964 single "Heart of Stone" as they walked down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band Pulls Out of Donald Trump Inaugural Ball
Citing their respect for Bruce Springsteen, the B Street Band will not play the Garden State Presidential Inaugural Gala this week.
Brian May Remembers Lord Snowdon, Who Took the Cover Photo for Queen’s ‘Greatest Hits’
Brain May recalled the time Queen posed for a photo shoot with Lord Snowdon, who died yesterday.
Watch James Corden and Jim Parsons Spoof Kansas’ ‘Dust in the Wind’ Video
James Corden and Jim Parsons wore some excessively '70s outfits in a remake of Kansas' "Dust in the Wind" video.
Charles Manson Hospitalized
Charles Manson is believed to be seriously ill.
Paul McCartney, Paul Rodgers, Alice Cooper, Joan Jett & Billy Joel Make Special New Year’s…
A handful of classic rockers welcomed in 2017 in style.
Watch Paul McCartney Sit In With the Killers on New Year’s Eve
What’s better than a private New Year’s Eve concert by the Killers on a Caribbean island? Having Paul McCartney show up. You can watch the legend sit in with the Las Vegas-based rockers on the Beatles' classic “Helter Skelter” above...
Watch Michael Stipe Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Patti Smith
The former R.E.M. frontman celebrated his hero's 70th birthday onstage with her in Chicago.