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 Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts Year by Year: Photos 1962-2020
A pictorial look at the Rolling Stones' drummer through the decades.
Hear ‘Shame Shame’ From Foo Fighters’ ‘Medicine at Midnight’ LP
Listen to lead track "Shame Shame" from 10th LP due in February.
Depeche Mode Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Frontman Dave Gahan singles out the synth-pop stars' influences and former bandmates.
Charlize Theron Inducts Depeche Mode Into Rock Hall
Academy Award winner describes British synth-pop stars as "the soundtrack of my life."
How Janis Joplin Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘The Waiting’
Songwriter first got the chorus from a line by the late singer. Then came the hardest part.
The Stories Behind All Seven of Sean Connery’s James Bond Movies
Actor defined the role of secret agent 007 in the '60s.
Are the Foo Fighters Teasing the Release of a New Album?
Hints in Southern California and Spotify suggest Dave Grohl is up to something.
Why Tom Petty Let Don Henley Record ‘The Boys of Summer’
Mike Campbell reveals why his late bandmate rejected the demo, which led to the ex-Eagle's solo classic.
Metallica and Mariah Carey Get Mashed Up for Christmas Season
"For Whom the Bell Tolls" and "All I Want for Christmas Is You" - together at last!
Watch David Lee Roth Invade a College Football Game in 1986
The former Van Halen singer showed up during the halftime show as the marching band played "Yankee Rose."
Brian May Says He’s ‘Grateful to Be Alive’ After Health Scares
Queen guitarist says stomach hemorrhage was more dangerous than the heart attack.
17 Untrue Rock Urban Legends, Myths and Curses
Is Elvis Presley alive? Did Paul McCartney die in a car crash? A look at how these tales and others became so infamous.