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 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.
Tom Petty Says His Next Tour May Be the ‘Last Big One’
Tom Petty says the Heartbreakers may slow down after next year's 40th anniversary tour ends.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Wants to Get Into a Twitter War With Donald Trump
Kirk Hammett is concerned that the policies of future President Donald Trump will negatively impact the environment.
Winger and Disturbed: Behind This Year’s Surprising Grammy Nominations
Kip Winger and David Draiman of Disturbed spoke about their Grammy nominations.
Elton John Denies Retirement Rumors
Elton John has refuted a British tabloid report saying that he was going to hang it up when he turns 70 next year.
Dead and Company Announce 2017 U.S. Tour
The John Mayer-fronted band with three founders of the Grateful Dead will play amphitheaters and stadiums in the late spring of 2017.