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.
Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘The Sound of Silence’ Reaches Top 10 of Two Charts Thanks to ‘Sad’ Be…
A viral video of Ben Affleck looking pensive has helped push Simon & Garfunkel's hit back onto the charts.
Jimmie Van Zant, Cousin of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Ronnie Van Zant, Dies at 59
Van Zant, who died of liver cancer on April 7, released three Southern rock albums in his lifetime.
45 Years Ago: James Taylor Meets Carly Simon
James Taylor and Carly Simon began their romance on April 6, 1971.
Meet Melissa Reese, Guns N’ Roses’ New Keyboard Player
Guns N' Roses unveiled a new keyboard player, Melissa Reese, at their warm-up show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles last night (April 1).
Rush Unveil Lyric Video for ‘2112: Overture’
In honor of the 40th anniversary of '2112,' Rush have created a video for the first part of the suite that opens the album.
Sammy Hagar Downplays Van Halen Reunion Talk: ‘I Just Want to Be Friends’
Sammy Hagar discussed the conditions under which he would consider re-joining Van Halen.
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Announce Summer 2016 Tour With Melissa Etheridge
Two women who are among the most powerfully voiced in rock history are teaming up for a co-headlining tour.
The Rolling Stones Play Their First-Ever Show in Cuba: Video, Setlist
The Rolling Stones performed a free concert before an estimated 450,000 people in Cuba last night (March 25).
The Story of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Bed-In for Peace’
Most newlyweds like to spend their first few days as a couple far away from their hometown in some exotic locale, isolated from the rest of the world.
Unreleased David Bowie Song From 1970, ‘To Be Love,’ Available for Download
A song David Bowie recorded in 1970 and never released has surfaced and can be downloaded.
UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Gunshots Fired at SXSW, Suspect Arrested
Gunshots were fired into the air in Austin, Texas, during the final night of the annual SXSW conference.
Def Leppard’s Collen, Campbell Announce Tours With Side Projects Delta Deep and Last In Li…
Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell will both do small tours with their respective side projects, Delta Deep and Last in Line.