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.
Paul Simon Kicks Off Summer Tour at JazzFest: Setlist + Video
Paul Simon's tour began on April 29 with a headlining slot at the New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Festival.
The Who, Bob Dylan + Roger Waters Post Videos Hinting That ‘Classic Rock Coachella’ Could …
Three of classic rock's biggest acts posted videos that suggested that they could be appearing at the same festival.
Tom Petty Recalls Prince’s Hall of Fame Guitar Solo: ‘You Could Feel the Electricity’
Tom Petty and others recalled the night Prince torched the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Prince Called Up Journey’s Jonathan Cain to See if ‘Purple Rain’ Sounded Like ‘Faithfully’
Jonathan Cain recalled Prince playing him "Purple Rain" before the song was released.
The Video History of Bruce Springsteen’s Tributes to Departed Friends and Influences
We've assembled a list of times when Bruce Springsteen covered the work of an artist who had recently died.
Billy Gibbons Discusses Prince’s ‘Sensational’ Guitar Playing
The ZZ Top frontman recalls a lengthy conversation about guitar with Prince.
Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton to Tour With Thin Lizzy
Aerosmith's bassist has signed on for a handful of dates this summer with the Irish rock legends.
AC/DC Reportedly Auditioned Tribute Band Singer
The singer of an AC/DC tribute band got to live out his dream when he reportedly auditioned for the band.
Kobe Bryant’s Final Game Breaks Led Zeppelin’s Record for Merchandise Sales
The last game by the NBA star was a hit at the concession stands.
How the Doobie Brothers Lost Their Comeback Momentum on ‘Brotherhood’
'Brotherhood' attempted to show the world that the Doobie Brothers were a contemporary band with more to offer than just nostalgia.
UPDATED: Vince Neil Charged With Battery in Las Vegas
Neil allegedly pulled a woman's hair on Thursday (April 7).
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.