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.
Bob Dylan to Release ‘The Basement Tapes Complete’ Box Set
The 11th volume of Bob Dylan's 'Bootleg Series' will be released on Nov. 4 and, for Dylanologists, it doesn't get much better than this.
51 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Shakes Things Up with ‘Another Side’
'Another Side of Bob Dylan' may not be his most heralded or his best-selling album, but it’s possibly his most important.
How AC/DC Recorded ‘Highway To Hell’ – Exclusive Book Excerpt
In an exclusive excerpt from Jesse Fink's 'The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC,' we learn how AC/DC created the legendary 'Highway to Hell.'
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Explains Why He Has Never Parodied Bruce Springsteen
The comedic hitmaker has never written a parody of a Bruce Springsteen song.
Keith Moon Vs. John Bonham – Clash of the Titans
We match up the drummers of the Who and Led Zeppelin in this week's Clash of the Titans.
Steely Dan Announce First Dates of Summer 2014 Tour
Steely Dan revealed the first two concerts on their 'Jamalot Ever After' tour this summer.
Fourth Person Dies From SXSW Car Crash
DeAndre Tatum, 18, has died as a result of the March 13 car crash at the SXSW festival in Austin.
Watch Jimmy Fallon and the Muppets Sing ‘The Weight’
Ever since Bette Midler sang 'One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)' to Johnny Carson' in 1992, it's become a tradition for a concluding late-night television show to be sent off with a musical bang. Last night (Feb. 7), Jimmy Fallon said goodbye to 'Late Night with Ji…
Nikki Sixx Discusses the Death of Philip Seymour Hoffman and the ‘Monster’ of Addiction
Sunday's shocking death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has put the spotlight back the horror of drug addiction. On his radio show on Monday (Feb. 4), Nikki Sixx spoke openly about Hoffman's death and his own daily struggle with recovery.
U2 Releases New, Free Song During Super Bowl
Normally we don't pay too much attention to the commercials during the Super Bowl -- the game's the important thing! But the news that U2 will debut a new song for charity during the game peaked our interest. On the eve of the kickoff, Bono talked a little bit more about 'Invisible.&a…
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to Perform at Grammys
On Jan. 26, the Beatles will be honored at the Grammy Awards with a Lifetime Achievement Award. And now it looks like the band's two surviving members, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, will perform on the show.
Watch a 16-Year Old’s Amazing Elvis Presley ‘Blue Christmas’ Cover
Ever since Elvis Presley's death in 1977, impersonating the King has become a cottage industry. But we can't recall the last time we've seen a teenage Canadian do it this well.