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.
Paul McCartney Remembers George Michael’s ‘Sweet Soul Music’
Paul McCartney paid tribute to George Michael, who died on Christmas Day.
Rick Parfitt of Status Quo Dies
The guitarist from British rock legends Status Quo has died at the age of 68.
Bruce Springsteen Releases Last E Street Band Concert With Clarence Clemons
Right before Christmas, Bruce Springsteen has delivered a present to his fans.
ELO’S Bev Bevan Is Hoping to Reunite With Jeff Lynne at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
ELO's founding drummer wants to make peace with the group's founder when the group is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Alec Baldwin Offers to Sing AC/DC’s ‘Highway to Hell’ at Donald Trump’s Inauguration
Famous Donald Trump critic Alec Baldwin is willing to perform at the inauguration, but on one condition...
The History of Country-Rock: From ’70s Laurel Canyon to ’80s Heartland
In the '70s, country-rock exploded thanks to the Eagles, Neil Young, Linda Ronstadt and many more.
‘Rockline’ Host Bob Coburn Dies After Cancer Battle
Bob Coburn, the influential DJ and longtime host of the syndicated radio program Rockline, has died after a battle with lung cancer.
Journey Wins Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote
Journey and four other rock bands will be on the fan's ballot for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
First Photo and Unusual Name of Mick Jagger’s Eighth Child Revealed
One of Jagger's daughters posted a picture of the newborn boy on Instagram and revealed his name.
The History of Country-Rock: The ‘50s and ‘60s
Ultimate Classic Rock looks at how rock and country music mixed together in the '50s and '60s.