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.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Get Animated in ‘Yellow Submarine’
A film based on one of the band's songs has delighted audiences since its 1968 release.
Queen Release Second ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Trailer
Here's another look at the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.
Watch Tom Petty’s New ‘Keep a Little Soul’ Video
Lead single from late rocker's 'An American Treasure' box set is out now.
60-Song Tom Petty ‘American Treasure’ Box Set Announced
The just-announced Tom Petty 'American Treasure' box set will include previously unreleased live and studio material.
The Story of the English National Soccer Team’s Anthem, ‘Three Lions’
England's soccer anthem was commissioned for the 1996 European Championships.
Bless the Rain With 41 Very Different Covers of Toto’s ‘Africa’
From acoustic to metalcore and beyond, here's a whole bunch of covers of Toto's 1982 hit.
Ratt Unveil New Lineup in Tour Opener: Set List + Video
The live debut of a new drummer and two new guitarists marks yet another lineup change for Ratt.
Bruce Springsteen Releases Oft-Bootlegged 1978 Roxy Concert
One day shy of its 40th anniversary, the Boss has officially released one of his most famous concerts.
Ringo Starr Through the Years: 1963-2018 Photos
A whole bunch of photos of the drummer from his Beatles years all the way up to the present day.
Kirk Hammett Puts ‘Mesmerizing’ San Francisco House on Sale for $13 Million
Having sold one of his two adjacent houses in San Francisco, Metallica's Kirk Hammett is trying to sell the other one.
50 Years Ago: Crosby, Stills and Nash Sing Together for First Time
An informal jam at a party in July 1968 showed David Crosby, Graham Nash and Stephen Stills that their voices blended perfectly together.
Neal Schon Wants to Work With Steve Perry Again
Guitarist wants to work with his old singer on "something that's different than Journey."