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 Hire 24-Hour Armed Security After Worker Is Killed
The Rolling Stones have added extra security after a truck transporting money out of their concert was ambushed, leaving one man dead.
Elton John Says the Rolling Stones Are Not ‘Relevant’
The singer says the Rolling Stones should return to the blues and stop going for radio hits.
Watch AC/DC Play ‘Given the Dog a Bone’ for the First Time Since 1980
AC/DC have made a couple of changes to the setlist on their current string of dates, including dusting off 'Given the Dog a Bone.'
55 Years Ago: The Beatles’ First U.S. Concert
On Feb. 11, 1964, only two days after their first appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' the Beatles made their U.S. concert debut.
The Day the Beatles Recorded (Most of) the ‘Please Please Me’ Album
The notion of artists taking their time in the studio has become so ingrained in the recording process that it's hard to believe that musicians used to bang out killer albums in a hurry.
When George Harrison Joined John Lennon and Paul McCartney in the Quarry Men
The third part of the equation that would become the Beatles fell into place on Feb. 6, 1958.
The Story of ‘Wings for Wheels,’ Bruce Springsteen’s Early Take on ‘Thunder Road’
It would soon become one of Bruce Springsteen's defining songs, but at the time, it didn’t even have its famous title.
Maurice White, Co-Founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, Dies
The drummer and primary songwriter of the popular '70s band has died after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.
The Story of Rock’s First Tragedy: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper Killed i…
Rock 'n’ roll was still in its infancy when it suffered its first tragedy.
The Story of 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.