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.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Get Animated in ‘Yellow Submarine’
A film based on one of the band's songs has delighted audiences since its 1968 release.
High on Fire to Release ‘Electric Messiah’ Album
Matt Pike confirms band's next album, which should be out sometime this year.
Nick Mason Admits Challenges in Reissuing Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’
The drummer says that no archival live material has yet been found to complete a remaster of Pink Floyd's 'Animals.'
Watch Tom Petty’s New ‘Keep a Little Soul’ Video
Lead single from late rocker's 'An American Treasure' box set is out now.
60-Song Tom Petty ‘American Treasure’ Box Set Announced
The just-announced Tom Petty 'American Treasure' box set will include previously unreleased live and studio material.
Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ Returns to U.K. Chart Prior to Donald Trump’s Visit
The president is visiting the U.K. this week, so "American Idiot" is a hit all over again.
Bless the Rain With 42 Very Different Covers of Toto’s ‘Africa’
From acoustic to metalcore and beyond, here's a whole bunch of covers of Toto's 1982 hit.
Bruce Springsteen Releases Oft-Bootlegged 1978 Roxy Concert
One day shy of its 40th anniversary, the Boss has officially released one of his most famous concerts.
Ringo Starr Through the Years: 1963-2018 Photos
A whole bunch of photos of the drummer from his Beatles years all the way up to the present day.
Donald Trump Reportedly Gave Kim Jong-un a Copy of Elton John’s ‘Rocket Man’
After mocking the North Korean leader by calling him "Rocket Man," the president has reportedly gifted him with an Elton John CD.
Listen to Prophets of Rage’s New Single, ‘Heart Afire’
The band that includes three-fourths of Rage Against the Machine has released a new song.
Kirk Hammett Puts ‘Mesmerizing’ San Francisco House on Sale for $13 Million
Having sold one of his two adjacent houses in San Francisco, Metallica's Kirk Hammett is trying to sell the other one.