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.
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.
Why Donald Trump’s Newest White House Hire Has Everybody Googling Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapso…
The appointment of Anthony Scaramucci has resulted in a flood of "scaramouch" searches and "Bohemian Rhapsody"-based wordplay.
One of Donald Trump’s Lawyers Is in a Rock Band With Former Kansas Singer John Elefante
Jay Sekulow, a member of President Donald Trump's legal team, plays guitar and drums in a self-named band that counts former Kansas frontman John Elefante among its members.
Gregg Allman Laid to Rest at Funeral
Gregg Allman was laid to rest following a private service in his hometown of Macon, Ga.,