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.
Rush Release Track Listing and Trailer for ‘R40 Live’
On Nov. 20, Rush will release R40 Live, an audio and video document of their most recent tour.
David Lee Roth Thanks Eddie Van Halen, Mocks Other Rockers Onstage
As Van Halen closed out their summer tour, David Lee Roth showed a rare public display of affection for Eddie Van Halen.
55 Years Ago: The Beatles Release Their First Single, ‘Love Me Do’
The Beatles released their first single, 'Love Me Do,' in the U.K. on October 5, 1962.
Watch Steven Tyler and Taylor Swift Sing ‘I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing’
Steven Tyler joined Taylor Swift during her concert in Nashville for Aerosmith's only No. 1 hit.
Listen to Pope Francis’ Prog-Rock Song, ‘Wake Up! Go! Go! Forward’
On Nov. 27, Pope Francis will release an album of his speeches set to music.
45 Years Ago: David Bowie Launches His U.S. ‘Ziggy Stardust’ Tour
On Sept. 22, 1972, David Bowie brought Ziggy Stardust to the Cleveland Music Hall on the opening night of the U.S. leg of his tour.
Revisiting Simon and Garfunkel’s ‘Concert in Central Park’ Reunion
Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel famous reunion concert in front of 500,000 people took place on Sept. 19, 1981.
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.