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 Bruce Springsteen’s Eclectic Second Album, ‘The Wild, the Innocent and the E …
Bruce Springsteen's second album was released on Sept. 11, 1973.
Steven Tyler Sings With Busker in Moscow
Watch Steven Tyler sing one of Aerosmith's most popular songs with a street musician in Moscow.
27 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen and Sting Kick Off ‘Human Rights Now!’ Tour
On Sept. 2, 1988, the 'Human Rights Now!' Tour began in London.
Watch David Lee Roth’s Hysterical (and NSFW) Response to a Beer-Throwing Fan
Don't throw beer onto the stage at a Van Halen concert.
How Bruce Springsteen Finally Became a Star With ‘Born to Run’
After two flops, Bruce Springsteen hit the big time when 'Born to Run' was released on Aug. 25, 1975.
AC/DC Begin U.S. Tour in Boston: Videos
AC/DC kicked off their North American tour last night (Aug. 22) in Foxboro, Mass.
Slash Says He and Axl Rose Are Friends Again
The guitarist said that he and his former bandmate have patched things up.
Crying Foo Fighters Fan Had Just Buried His Mother
The crying fan from the viral Foo Fighters video called in to a Colorado radio station to tell his side of the story.
Steven Tyler to Appear on ‘Nashville’ TV Show
Steven Tyler hinted that he will sing with Hayden Panettiere on an upcoming episode of 'Nashville.'
40 Years Ago: Elvis Presley Dies
On Aug. 16, 1977, the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley, died.
The Day the Beatles Fired Pete Best
On Aug. 16, 1962, the Beatles fired their original drummer, Pete Best, and replaced him with Ringo Starr.
The Day Pete Best Joined the Beatles
On Aug. 12, 1960, the eve of their first Hamburg residency, the Beatles hired Pete Best as their new drummer.