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 Bruce Springsteen Came of Age on ‘Blinded by the Light’
He later said the confusing lyrics were autobiographical.
Wolfgang Van Halen Reveals Track Listing for Mammoth WVH Debut
Album will contain 14 songs, including the single "Distance" and another called "Mammoth."
Queen Discover Tape of One of Their First Concerts
Brian May has discovered a cassette of an early gig from London's Imperial College.
Watch the New ‘Wayne’s World’ Uber Eats Super Bowl Ad
Mike Myers and Dana Carvey reprise their 'Saturday Night Live' characters — with a little help from rapper Cardi B.
Queen Helps Matthew McConaughey Break Free in New Super Bowl Ad
Doritos uses "I Want to Break Free" in a commercial where the actor has become two-dimensional.
Jon Bon Jovi Thought ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ Was Just ‘Okay’
Richie Sambora told his partner he was an "idiot" for not recognizing the song's potential.
Underrated Bruce Springsteen: The Most Overlooked Song From Each LP
You won't find any fist-raising, arena-ready rock anthems here.
How a Comic Book Idea Led to Kiss’ ‘Dressed to Kill’ Cover Photo
Concept envisioned the band as superheroes sent to "save the world with rock 'n' roll."
Why Pink Floyd Needed Three Tries to Shoot the ‘Animals’ Cover
One day the pig wouldn't fly. Then it flew way too far.
How Metallica Finally Entered the Video Age With ‘One’
Band was on its fourth album before agreeing to make a video for song about a soldier who'd lost his limbs and most of his sense.