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 Performed Live for the Last Time on a London Rooftop
"I'd like to say thank you on behalf of the group and ourselves, and I hope we passed the audition."
How a School Shooting Inspired the Boomtown Rats’ ‘I Don’t Like Mondays’
While Bob Geldof's philanthropic efforts remain his greatest contribution to humanity, it should be remembered that he also was the frontman for the Boomtown Rats.
Glenn Frey Dead at Age 67
The Eagles guitarist has died at the age of 67.
David Bowie to Get Constellation Named After Him
Belgian astronomers have found a seven-star pattern that closely resembles David Bowie's 'Aladdin Sane' lightning bolt.
The Day Keith Moon Accidentally Ran Over and Killed His Chauffeur
Keith Moon accidentally ran over his chauffeur on Jan. 4, 1970.
That Time John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Controversial ‘Two Virgins’ Album Was Seized by Polic…
On Jan. 2, 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Two Virgins' was seized by police because of its controversial cover.
Mysterious Guns N’ Roses Teaser Hits Movie Screens Nationwide
A cryptic teaser seen before 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is the latest tease that Guns N' Roses may be reuniting.
The Story of ‘The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus’
'The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus' was meant as a showcase for the elite in British rock. Instead, it lingered unseen for nearly 30 years.
The Day the Beatles Became Store Owners
The Beatles opened their Apple Boutique on Dec. 7, 1967.
Bruce Springsteen Announces 2016 ‘The River’ Tour
Coinciding with today's release of The Ties That Bind, a mammoth box set commemorating The River, Bruce Springsteen has announced a tour for early 2016.
Paris Concert Terrorist Attack: What We Know Now
The world remains shocked by the horrors that took place in Paris last night. While so many details remain unclear, we're going to sort through what is known at this time.
David Lee Roth Thanks Eddie Van Halen, Mocks Other Rockers Onstage
As Van Halen closed out their summer tour, David Lee Roth showed a rare public display of affection for Eddie Van Halen.