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.
Trump ‘American Idiot’?
The president is visiting the U.K. this week, so "American Idiot" is a hit all over again.
FBI’s Donald Trump Investigation Named After Rolling Stones Lyric
One of the band's best songs served as inspiration for a code name.
Gibson Files for Bankruptcy
Gibson Brands Inc., the manufacturer of Gibson guitars, has filed for Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Film to Return to Theaters
A restored version of the Beatles' 1968 animated film will be screened in theaters this summer.
Ted Nugent Says Parkland Survivors ‘Have No Soul’
Ted Nugent defended the NRA and said that the students calling for tighter gun control legislation were "mushy-brained" and "committing spiritual suicide."
Rock’s Most Politically Incorrect Songs
Standards change with the times, and what may have seemed like a good lyrical idea 30 or 40 years ago ends up afoul of contemporary standards.
Paul Simon Announces ‘The Farewell Performance’
Paul Simon will close out London's British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018 festival on July 15, in what's being billed as his "Farewell Performance."
New Prince Documentary to Focus on His Last Year
'Prince's Last Year' follows the star around on his Piano and a Microphone dates, the only solo tour he ever played.
David Cassidy Reportedly in a Coma
The teen idol of the early '70s is reportedly suffering from organ failure.
Tom Petty Dead at 66: Longtime Manager Confirms
Tom Petty, one of the most beloved songwriters of the rock era, has died at the age of 66.