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.
Unreleased David Bowie Song From 1970, ‘To Be Love,’ Available for Download
A song David Bowie recorded in 1970 and never released has surfaced and can be downloaded.
Ace Frehley Isn’t Ruling Out a Return to Kiss
Ace Frehley spoke about Paul Stanley's guest vocal on his new album, and what that means for the possibility of Ace coming back to Kiss.
Paul McCartney Is Trying to Reclaim the Rights to His Beatles Songs
Paul McCartney has filed paperwork to regain his share of the Beatles' catalog.
The History of Thin Lizzy’s ‘Whiskey in the Jar’
Thin Lizzy’s 1972 recording of “Whiskey in the Jar” – a traditional Irish folk song that dates back to 1650 – was something of a lark.
The Story of Joe Jackson’s Jazzy ‘Body and Soul’
Joe Jackson released 'Body and Soul' on March 14, 1984.
Can Dire Straits’ ‘Walk of Life’ Be Used as the End Music to Every Movie?
A video editor has added Dire Straits' hit to the endings to many classic movies.
Phil Collins Returns to the Stage After Six-Year Absence
Phil Collins performed seven songs at a benefit concert in Miami last night (March 11).
Watch a Two-Year-Old Girl Sing Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Little Millie takes exception to when people try to singalong with her on Queen's classic.
Top 12 George Martin Beatles Contributions
Of all the people who claimed to be the fifth member of the Beatles (and there were plenty), perhaps none earned that title as much as George Martin.
Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Not-So-Silent History With Hearing Loss
Ultimate Classic Rock looks at how stars like Pete Townshend and Lars Ulrich have coped with hearing problems brought about by exposure to loud music.
Alex Lifeson Says Rush’s R40 Tour Was the ‘End of Touring’ for Neil Peart
Rush's guitarist says that it was difficult to get drummer Neil Peart out on the road for last year's R40 tour.
Sacha Baron Cohen Expands on Reasons for Leaving Freddie Mercury Biopic
The actor goes into more details on the creative differences that caused him to quit the movie about the late Queen singer a few years ago.