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.
Rolling Stones Cover the Beatles’ ‘Come Together,’ Play New Blues Song at Desert Trip
More than 50 years after "I Wanna Be Your Man," the Rolling Stones are once again singing Beatles songs.
Don Henley Says an Eagles Reunion Could Happen
Don Henley has found a way in which the surviving Eagles could perform again.
Bruce Springsteen Was So Depressed He Didn’t Want to Get Out of Bed
Bruce Springsteen talked about his frequent battles with depression on 'CBS Sunday Morning.'
Sting’s ‘50,000’ Was Inspired by the Deaths of David Bowie and Prince
A song from Sting's upcoming album was written shortly after Prince died in April.
Neil Young Protests Dakota Access Pipeline With New Song, ‘Indian Givers’
"Indian Givers" finds Neil Young siding with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their fight against an oil pipeline.
Watch Pete Townshend Play ‘Rough Boys’ From ‘Face the Face’: Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock is pleased to present the premiere of 'Rough Boys' from Pete Townshend's 'Face the Face.'
Freddie Mercury Gets an Asteroid Named After Him
In honor of the Queen singer's 70th birthday, an asteroid has been renamed "Freddiemercury."
When a Kiss Reunion Under the Brooklyn Bridge Rocked MTV’s Video Music Awards
The dreams of Kiss fans everywhere finally came true in 1996.
Watch Metallica Play ‘Hardwired’ for the First Time
The first rock concert at Minneapolis' new U.S. Bank Stadium saw Metallica give their new song, "Hardwired," its live debut.
Watch Koko the Gorilla Play Flea’s Bass
Flea stopped by the Gorilla Foundation and let the famous sign-language speaking gorilla play his bass.