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.
30 Years Ago: R.E.M. Display Their New Sound With ‘Fall on Me’
R.E.M. released "Fall on Me," the lead single from 'Lifes Rich Pageant,' on July 14, 1986.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Confused With Metallica at Belarus Airport
Flea posted a picture of himself signing Metallica memorabilia for customs officials.
Now It’s Richie Sambora’s Turn to Sing ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ at a Wedding
Only a few days after footage of Jon Bon Jovi singing "Livin' on a Prayer" at a wedding became a viral sensation, his former partner is seen doing the same.
Joe Perry Stable After Collapsing, Being Hospitalized Mid-Concert
The Aerosmith guitarist was performing with his Alice Cooper-fronted side project, the Hollywood Vampires.
Watch the Schuyler Sisters of ‘Hamilton’ Sing Billy Joel’s ‘The Longest Time’
The three principle female characters of the Broadway smash harmonize on Billy Joel's doo-wop hit.
Blink-182’s ‘Brohemian Rhapsody’ Video Stars Mumford and Sons Pretending to Be Blink-182
The English folkies poke fun at themselves in the Southern California punk band's new video.
The Story of U2’s Polarizing ‘Zooropa’
U2 quickly followed up 'Achtung, Baby' with 'Zooropa' on July 5, 1993.
Daryl Hall’s Restaurant Catches Fire
Early this morning (July 4), a two-alarm fire struck Daryl's House, the Pawling, N.Y., restaurant and music club owned by Daryl Hall of Hall & Oates.
Some of Brian Johnson of AC/DC’s Earliest Recordings Could Be Released
Songs cut in 1971 by the Jasper Hart Band, which featured Johnson, may be able to be heard by the public.
45 Years Ago: Queen Play Their First Show With Classic Lineup
Queen solidified their lineup when John Deacon made his debut with the group on July 2, 1971.
Noel Gallagher Says His Brother Is in the ‘Where Are They Now Basket’
Noel Gallagher says he and his brothers haven't been "on speaking terms since 1996."
Thom Yorke Explains How ‘Creep’ Got Added Back Into Radiohead’s Setlist
Apparently, it was because Yorke wanted to mess with a fan.