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 Story of How the Beatles Tried to ‘Get Back’ to Their Roots
As 1969 began, the Beatles were in a free fall.
Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister Dead: Rockers React
We see how many musicians who loved Lemmy respond to his death on Twitter.
Kobe Bryant Listened to Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ Every Day for Two Years
Basketball star Kobe Bryant said hearing Journey's anthem motivated him after a very tough loss.
Mysterious Guns N’ Roses Teaser Hits Movie Screens Nationwide
A cryptic teaser seen before 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is the latest tease that Guns N' Roses may be reuniting.
February 2015: Classic Rock Month in Review
February is the shortest month of the year, but we still had plenty of great to keep us occupied throughout this bitter winter.
Dee Snider May Stop Donald Trump From Using ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’
Donald Trump's recent comments are causing Dee Snider to question whether he wants his biggest hit associated with Trump.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Become Store Owners
The Beatles opened their Apple Boutique on Dec. 7, 1967.
Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver Issue Statements on Scott Weiland’s Death
Following Scott Weiland's death of a cardiac arrest last night at the age of 48, his former bandmates in both Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver have issued separate statements.
Bruce Springsteen Announces 2016 ‘The River’ Tour
Coinciding with today's release of The Ties That Bind, a mammoth box set commemorating The River, Bruce Springsteen has announced a tour for early 2016.
Guns N’ Roses Reunion: Is New ‘Classic’ Merchandise Another Clue?
Guns N' Roses' website is selling new holiday gifts that feature their original-lineup logo.
Paris Concert Terrorist Attack: What We Know Now
The world remains shocked by the horrors that took place in Paris last night. While so many details remain unclear, we're going to sort through what is known at this time.
BREAKING: Over 100 Killed in Attack at Paris Rock Concert
A series of terrorist attacks in Paris tonight have left at least 18 people dead. One of the venues targeted was the Bataclan, where the Eagles of Death Metal were performing.