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’s Transformation: The History of ‘Born in the U.S.A.’
Few could have predicted Bruce Springsteen's metamorphosis when ‘Born in the U.S.A.’ was released on June 4, 1984.
New ‘Pixels’ Trailer Will Rock You (Stomp! Stomp! Clap!)
One summer blockbuster, Pixels, is designed to appeal to fans of both old-school video games and movies where major cities get blown up.
Watch U2 Pay Tribute to B.B. King With ‘When Love Comes to Town’
U2 performed their hit collaboration for the first time since 1993.
B.B. King Cause of Death Revealed
The Clark County coroner has revealed the cause of blues legend B.B. King's death.
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Is Now Cancer-Free
Bruce Dickinson has been "given the all-clear" after undergoing cancer treatment.
Paul McCartney Played a Graduation Party With a Local Band
Paul McCartney has performed in stadiums and arenas all over the world.
B.B. King Is Receiving Hospice Care
B.B. King has told his fans that he is receiving hospice care at his home in Las Vegas.
How John Lennon and Paul McCartney Almost Reunited on ‘Saturday Night Live’
It was meant as a joke, but it turned into, arguably, the greatest missed opportunity in rock history.
Joan Jett, Billy Idol and More to Honor Pete Townshend
The punks will meet the godfather on May 28 at the Best Buy Theater in New York.
Ann Wilson, Jack Bruce and Others Pay Tribute to the Beatles on New Album
The quieter side of the Beatles' catalog is getting the all-star tribute treatment.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Rossington ‘At A Loss For Words’ After Bob Burns’ Death
The guitarist paid tribute to the late Bob Burns, with whom he founded Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Bob Burns, Original Drummer for Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dies
Burns, who founded the band and drummed on their first two albums, was killed in a single-car crash.