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.
Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry Meet President Obama
President Obama invited Steven Tyler and Joe Perry aboard Air Force One for a chat when they were both at the Orlando airport.
Phil Collins Says He Did Not Divorce His Wife By Fax
Phil Collins denied a rumor that's been circulating for more than 20 years.
Record Store Day Black Friday 2016: 25 Must-Have Records
A diverse assortment of records will be available on vinyl and in limited quantities in independent shops on November 25.
Chris Martin, Beck and Chad Smith Cover Bruce Springsteen, Pink Floyd and the Beach Boys
The benefit for the Boys and Girls Club of Malibu had quite a good cover band at their fundraiser this weekend.
Pete Burns, Singer of Dead or Alive, Dies
As the lead singer of Dead or Alive, Pete Burns had major U.S. hits with "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" and "Brand New Lover."
Watch Green Day’s Lyric Video for ‘Ordinary World’
Green Day have released the theme song to 'Ordinary World,' a movie starring singer Billie Joe Armstrong.
Watch Billie Joe Armstrong Meet Joan Jett in ‘Ordinary World’ Scene
In a clip from his upcoming movie, Billie Joe Armstrong's character meets one of his heroes.
Robert Plant Episode of ‘Austin City Limits’ to Premiere This Weekend
Robert Plant performed on the long-running PBS show back in March.
Rod Stewart Knighted, Now Dubbed ‘Sir Roderick David Stewart’
Rod the Mod officially became Sir Roderick David Stewart during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
Randy Newman Writes Song About Vladimir Putin
The Russian president is the latest target of Randy Newman's famously scathing wit.
Pink Floyd to Reissue ‘Animals’ on Vinyl
Pink Floyd's vinyl reissue campaign continues on Nov. 18 with 1977's 'Animals.'
Watch Paul McCartney and Neil Young Perform ‘A Day in the Life’ at Desert Trip
Neil Young sat in with Paul McCartney on the 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' closing track.