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.
Steely Dan Announce 2016 U.S. Tour
The band will go out on the road beginning in April, with Steve Winwood opening up many of the dates.
Phil Collins Says He Is Not Close to Coming Back
Despite officially out of retirement for a few years, Phil Collins says he hasn't yet written a new song.
Tom Petty’s Mudcrutch Announces First Show Since 2008
The band Tom Petty was in before forming the Heartbreakers are booked to play the Summer Camp Music Festival over Memorial Day Weekend.
Revisiting the Beatles’ Second ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Appearance
After the history-making appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' fans didn't have to wait too long for another glimpse of the Beatles.
Bob Dylan Is Recording Another Standards Album
Engineer Al Schmitt said Dylan is working on a follow-up to the Grammy-nominated 'Shadows in the Night.'
Rolling Stones Hire 24-Hour Armed Security After Worker Is Killed
The Rolling Stones have added extra security after a truck transporting money out of their concert was ambushed, leaving one man dead.
Elton John Says the Rolling Stones Are Not ‘Relevant’
The singer says the Rolling Stones should return to the blues and stop going for radio hits.
Watch AC/DC Play ‘Given the Dog a Bone’ for the First Time Since 1980
AC/DC have made a couple of changes to the setlist on their current string of dates, including dusting off 'Given the Dog a Bone.'
When the Beatles Played Their First U.S. Concert
On Feb. 11, 1964, only two days after their first appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' the Beatles made their U.S. concert debut.
Carlos Santana Wanted to Play the Super Bowl Halftime Show
In an open letter, Carlos Santana chided the NFL for not booking San Francisco-based musicians to play the Super Bowl halftime show.
The Story of ‘Wings for Wheels,’ Bruce Springsteen’s Early Take on ‘Thunder Road’
It would soon become one of Bruce Springsteen's defining songs, but at the time, it didn’t even have its famous title.
David Lee Roth Returns With New ‘Roth Show’
The Van Halen singer talks about Los Angeles car culture as only he can on his new website.