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 Blues Brothers’ at 40: A Briefcase Full of Wild Movie Facts
As wild and sprawling as 'The Blues Brothers' is, the story of the creation of the movie might be even crazier.
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.
40 Years Ago: Last Original Cast Members Leave ‘SNL’
Four Not Ready for Prime Time Players, plus Bill Murray and creator Lorne Michaels, split after show's fifth season.
Little Richard Dies: Rockers React
Read what stars, including Jimmy Page and Brian Wilson, had to say about the death of the rock legend.
Watch Sammy Hagar Cover AC/DC’s ‘Whole Lotta Rosie’
The latest Lockdown Session with the Circle is a rendition of the 'Let There Be Rock' classic.
Did the CIA Really Write One of Scorpions’ Most Famous Songs?
New podcast questions if "Wind of Change" was a planted piece of Cold War propaganda.
How Cheap Trick’s ‘I Want You to Want Me’ Almost Didn’t Get a Second Chance
Robin Zander said song's response from audiences had been tepid before breakthrough Tokyo concert.
John Prine Dies: Rockers React
The death of the legendary singer-songwriter brought out tributes via social media.
Learn to Make Music From Rock Legends During Coronavirus Lockdown
Many great musicians are spending their self-quarantine by uploading instructional videos.
Classic Rock on Netflix: Documentaries, Movies and Concerts
A look at the many music-themed options available on the streaming service.
Beatles’ ‘Get Back’ Movie Will Feature Complete Rooftop Concert
Entire 42-minute set will be in the upcoming documentary.
30 Years Ago: Heather Locklear Inspires Motley Crue’s ‘Without You’
Tommy Lee's marriage to the 'Dynasty' star provided Nikki Sixx with the impetus to write the 'Dr. Feelgood' power ballad.