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.
Rock’s Greatest Afros
In celebration of World Afro Day, we're taking a look at some of the rock stars who have sported the look over the years.
Paul McCartney Called Quincy Jones a ‘Crazy Motherf—er’ for Insulting the Beatles
Details revealed of phone call after legendary producer put down the group in famous interview.
Slash Admits Guns N’ Roses’ Songs Are ‘Sort of Sexist’
The guitarist defended charges of sexism against the band's early songs, saying they weren't "malicious."
How ELO’s ‘Livin’ Thing’ Got Into ‘Boogie Nights’
Jeff Lynne, who doesn't like sex and violence in movies, had to be convinced to allow his band's song to be used at the end of classic movie.
Watch Fleetwood Mac Debut New Lineup on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’
Mike Campbell and Neil Finn make their first public appearance with the band.
Report: New AC/DC Album to Be Built Around Unused Malcolm Young Guitar Tracks
According to an unconfirmed report, AC/DC's upcoming album will feature Malcolm Young playing rhythm guitar on all tracks.
How to Watch Aretha Franklin’s Funeral
Friday's service will be broadcast online and on TV.
Billy Joel Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin, Welcomes Bryan Adams
Singer performed "Respect" and welcomed a guest to his Madison Square Garden show last night.
John Lennon’s Killer, Mark David Chapman, Denied Parole Again
For the 10th time, Mark David Chapman has been denied parole for the 1980 killing of John Lennon.
The Musical History of the Beatles’ Children
We look at the six sons of Beatles who have followed in their fathers' footsteps.