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.
How LSD and a Hookup Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘Even the Losers’
Running into a school crush while high on acid resulted in the 'Damn the Torpedoes' classic.
Rolling Stones to Screen ‘Havana Moon’ at Drive-Ins
Band's historic concert in Cuba will be shown at drive-ins across North America.
Mick Jagger Year by Year: Photos 1962-2020
More than five decades' worth of photos of the Rolling Stones singer, including many with his famous bandmates and friends.
Prince’s Famous Cloud 2 ‘Blue Angel’ Guitar Is for Sale
Instrument used onstage for nearly a decade had been missing since the mid-'90s.
35 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses’ Classic Lineup Plays First Show
'Appetite for Destruction' quintet performed for the first time only two days before beginning their first tour.
Which Songs Has Bruce Springsteen Played the Most in Concert?
He's earned his live reputation in part by changing set lists night to night, but there are still favorites.
Motley Crue and Def Leppard Postpone 2020 Summer ‘Stadium Tour’
Reunited band's first tour in five years will be rescheduled.
How ‘Stevie Nicks’ Fajita Roundup’ Became an ‘SNL’ Cult Favorite
A 1998 sketch featured Lucy Lawless as the Fleetwood Mac singer owning a Tex-Mex restaurant in Arizona.
Def Leppard’s ‘Pour Some Sugar on Me’ Began With Random Noises
A bit of goofing around in the studio between Joe Elliott and Mutt Lange led to the T. Rex-influenced smash hit.
Bruce Springsteen to Join Dropkick Murphys for Empty Fenway Show
The Boss will remotely sit in as punk band plays to no fans in Boston ballpark.