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.
Update: Reports of a New Bad Company Album Shot Down
If the rumors are true, it would be their first album with Paul Rodgers since 1982.
The Day the Beatles Performed Live for the Last Time on a London Rooftop
"I'd like to say thank you on behalf of the group and ourselves, and I hope we passed the audition."
Phil Collins Explains Why He Didn’t Work With Adele on Her New Album
Phil Collins tells his side of why their collaboration never got off the ground.
How a School Shooting Inspired the Boomtown Rats’ ‘I Don’t Like Mondays’
While Bob Geldof's philanthropic efforts remain his greatest contribution to humanity, it should be remembered that he also was the frontman for the Boomtown Rats.
Revisiting John Lennon’s Posthumous ‘Milk and Honey’
When John Lennon was killed on Dec. 8, 1980, he was in the middle of recording the follow-up to the recently released Double Fantasy.
The History of Bruce Springsteen’s Flawed ‘Working on a Dream’
After a decade that saw him reunite the E Street Band, release two strong albums of new material, an acclaimed folk music project and seemingly endless touring, Bruce Springsteen took a step backward with his next project.
Jimmy Bain Dies: Rockers React
Many members of the metal and rock community have expressed their grief at the loss of ex-Dio and Rainbow bassist Jimmy Bain.
Jimmy Bain, Dio and Rainbow Bassist, Dies at 68
Bain played with Dio throughout the '80s and was part of Last in Line.
Don McLean Makes Statement on Domestic Violence Arrest: ‘I Am Not a Villain’
Don McLean has issued his first words about his arrest on Jan. 18 as his wife is granted an order of protection against him.
Glenn Frey Dead at Age 67
The Eagles guitarist has died at the age of 67.