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 McCartney Remembers George Michael’s ‘Sweet Soul Music’
Paul McCartney paid tribute to George Michael, who died on Christmas Day.
Rick Parfitt of Status Quo Dies
The guitarist from British rock legends Status Quo has died at the age of 68.
Bruce Springsteen Releases Last E Street Band Concert With Clarence Clemons
Bruce Springsteen has given an official release to his Nov. 22, 2009 concert from Buffalo, N.Y., his last show to feature Clarence Clemons.
ELO’S Bev Bevan Is Hoping to Reunite With Jeff Lynne at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
ELO's founding drummer wants to make peace with the group's founder when the group is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Alec Baldwin Offers to Sing AC/DC’s ‘Highway to Hell’ at Donald Trump’s Inauguration
Famous Donald Trump critic Alec Baldwin is willing to perform at the inauguration, but on one condition...
Pearl Jam Voted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Pearl Jam was among the list of inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
David Bowie Was Considered for Gandalf in ‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy
The trilogy's casting director confirms the rumor that David Bowie was approached about playing Gandalf, but he never actually auditioned.
Journey Wins Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote
Journey and four other rock bands will be on the fan's ballot for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
First Photo and Unusual Name of Mick Jagger’s Eighth Child Revealed
One of Jagger's daughters posted a picture of the newborn boy on Instagram and revealed his name.
The History of Country-Rock: The ‘50s and ‘60s
Ultimate Classic Rock looks at how rock and country music mixed together in the '50s and '60s.