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.
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.
Tom Petty Says His Next Tour May Be the ‘Last Big One’
Tom Petty says the Heartbreakers may slow down after next year's 40th anniversary tour ends.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Wants to Get Into a Twitter War With Donald Trump
Kirk Hammett is concerned that the policies of future President Donald Trump will negatively impact the environment.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Release Video for ‘Sick Love’
"Sick Love" features a piano contribution by Elton John, who received a writing credit due to its similarity to "Bennie and the Jets."
Mick Jagger and Bono to Participate in Documentary About Prince
'Prince: R U Listening?' is expected to be released in the spring of 2017.
Songs by R.E.M., Nirvana and David Bowie Inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame
The list of 2017 inductees into the Grammy Hall of Fame has been announced.
Listen to the Rolling Stones’ ‘Ride ‘Em on Down’
The Rolling Stones have given us a third taste of their upcoming 'Blue & Lonesome' record.
Guns N’ Roses Tease 2017 North American Tour
A TV commercial says that Guns N' Roses are coming back to North America next year.
Tony Iommi Won’t Rule Out Future Black Sabbath Performances
Tony Iommi can see Black Sabbath continuing beyond their "final show."
Axl Rose Tells Donald Trump to ‘Stop Whining’
Axl Rose suggested that President-elect Donald Trump get on with the business of running the country instead of tweeting about 'Hamilton.'