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.
25 Years Ago: ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Says Goodbye
Bill Watterson ended his beloved comic strip about a six-year-old and his stuffed tiger/best friend after a decade in newspapers.
The 20 Most Uplifting Rock ‘n’ Roll Stories of 2020
Tales of how musicians persevered, and helped us persevere, dominate our list.
2020 Classic Rock Documentaries: The Year in Review
Bios, concerts and in-depth looks at the creative process highlight the year's best.
January 2020 Recap: Neil Peart Dies, Joey Kramer Sues Aerosmith
Artists going through health issues dominated headlines during the first month of turbulent year.
What Happened When Eddie Van Halen and Brian May Traded Guitars
The duo swapped instruments during the making of May's 'Star Fleet Project.'
Foreigner Announces First Socially Distant Concerts for 2021
Shows will take place at outdoor venue built for events in COVID-19 era.
Hear Ringo Starr’s New Star-Studded ‘Here’s to the Nights’
Paul McCartney, Steve Lukather and Joe Walsh are among the many who contribute to track from new 'Zoom In' EP.
Rolling Stones’ Rise to Fame Headed to ‘High-End’ FX TV Series
Band has authorized the use of their music in series produced by the studio behind 'The Crown.'
Bob Dylan Reportedly Turned Down $400M Before Selling Publishing
Deal may have been worth more than originally estimated.
Watch AC/DC’s New ‘Demon Fire’ Video
Parts of the clip surfaced in a teaser the day before Halloween.