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.
42 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Gets Going With ‘Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.’
It would take a few years before anybody realized it, but a rock 'n' roll revolution was launched from an unlikely place on Jan. 5, 1973.
33 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Records ‘Nebraska’
Bruce Springsteen recorded one of his most acclaimed albums in a one-day session.
When Bruce Springsteen Got Hit in the Face With a Lit Firecracker
The incident happened on Dec. 31, 1978, the second-to-last-night of Bruce Springsteen's 'Darkness on the Edge of Town' tour.
The Time George Harrison Was Attacked and Nearly Killed in His Own Home
George Harrison attempted to tackle the intruder, and ended up being stabbed repeatedly in the chest.
Carmine Appice Lobbies For Led Zeppelin Drum Spot
Carmine Appice believes he is better-suited to replace John Bonham than Jason Bonham.
AC/DC, Metallica and Other Classic Rockers Rank High in 2014’s Top Jukebox Plays
The classic line "I love rock 'n' roll / So put another dime in the jukebox, baby' might be dated due to inflation, but the concept behind it remains true.
David Bowie and Pink Floyd Drummer Steve Forman Faces U.K. Deportation
Steve Forman, a session drummer who has worked with such luminaries as Pink Floyd and David Bowie, is facing deportation from the U.K. According to Britain's Home Office, he does not earn enough money to remain in the country.
Watch Joe Perry’s New Video for ‘Run Run Rudolph’
Joe Perry has unveiled the first video from the 'Joe Perry's Merry Christmas' EP that he released last week.
You Think You Know Rush?
After 40 years in the spotlight, you'd think there's nothing left to know about Rush.
Judas Priest and Slash to Play Rock on the Range 2015
Rock on the Range, the annual hard rock and metal festival held in Columbus, Ohio, has announced its lineup for next year's event.
Graham Nash to Host Special on Howard Stern’s Satellite Radio Station
Howard Stern will temporarily turn his Howard 101 SiriusXM channel over to Graham Nash tomorrow.
Queen and Verizon Think You Should Want It All in New Commercial
"I want it all / I want it now." That's not only a lyric to a Queen song, it's also something frequently said by children during the holidays.