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.
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.
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.
Bad Boy Boogie: A Phil Rudd Timeline
A look at some of the noteworthy events in the life and career of AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd.
Queen to Release ‘Studio Collection’ Vinyl Box
Queen will release a vinyl box set of all 15 of their studio albums on Sept. 25.
UPDATED: Former Runaways Bassist Jackie Fuchs Says She Was Raped While Bandmates Watched
Jackie Fuchs said that she was sexually assaulted in a motel after a Runaways gig in full view of her bandmates, who strongly deny her story.
Could There Be More Grateful Dead Shows?
When the Grateful Dead announced their Fare Thee Well shows, they insisted that their July 5 concert would be their last ever. But if drummer Bill Kreutzmann had his way, they would do a few more.
Deen Castronovo’s Sexual Abuse Trial Date Set
Details of Castronovo's alleged sexual and physical abuse of a woman were revealed at his bail hearing.
Peter Gabriel Working on New Album
Peter Gabriel has been uploading pictures from the studio to his Facebook page.
Freddie Mercury Mocks Kanye West’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ In New Video
A new video intersperses Kanye West's performance of the Queen classic with Freddie Mercury laughing.
Queen Announce ‘Bohemian Lager’ Beer
Queen are now the latest rockers to get involved in the beer business.