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 History of the James Bond Theme
One of the most famous pieces of music in movie history started out as a song from a shelved musical.
Did Bruce Springsteen Tip Off His Infidelity in ‘One Step Up’?
Emotional 1987 song may have touched on his own personal turmoil at the time.
Hear Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Cover Spinners Classic
Kiss frontman's side project tackles "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love."
Hear Stephen Pearcy of Ratt Cover Duran Duran’s ‘Girls on Film’
Metal singer once recalled an awkward encounter with his English counterpart.
Queen Discover Tape of One of Their First Concerts
Brian May has discovered a cassette of an early gig from London's Imperial College.
Hollies’ ‘Long Cool Woman’ Stars in Jimmy John’s Super Bowl Ad
Rockabilly-infused single helps bring down the "King of Cold Cuts" in commercial for the big game.
Watch the New ‘Wayne’s World’ Uber Eats Super Bowl Ad
Mike Myers and Dana Carvey reprise their 'Saturday Night Live' characters — with a little help from rapper Cardi B.
Queen Helps Matthew McConaughey Break Free in New Super Bowl Ad
Doritos uses "I Want to Break Free" in a commercial where the actor has become two-dimensional.
‘Wayne’s World’ Rebooted for Uber Eats Super Bowl Ad Tease
Mike Myers and Dana Carvey recreate their famous characters for a new commercial.
Jon Bon Jovi Thought ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ Was Just ‘Okay’
Richie Sambora told his partner he was an "idiot" for not recognizing the song's potential.
Animals Guitarist Hilton Valentine Dies
The guitarist powered "House of the Rising Sun" and many other hits.
Underrated Bruce Springsteen: The Most Overlooked Song From Each LP
You won't find any fist-raising, arena-ready rock anthems here.