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.
Watch the Kinks’ New Comic Book-Themed Video for ‘Lola’
Clip tells the song's story in the form of a graphic novel.
How Janis Joplin Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘The Waiting’
Songwriter first got the chorus from a line by the late singer. Then came the hardest part.
Why Tom Petty Let Don Henley Record ‘The Boys of Summer’
Mike Campbell reveals why his late bandmate rejected the demo, which led to the ex-Eagle's solo classic.
Keith Richards Says BLM Protests Are ‘About Bloody Time’
Rolling Stones guitarist says African American musicians were "the reason I'm here."
Elton John Now Has His Own Barbie Doll
Singer worked with Mattel to create limited-edition version inspired by legendary 1975 concert.
Sammy Hagar Reveals More Details of Eddie Van Halen Reunion Call
Singer said his ex-bandmate had practically been waiting for him to call in the last few months of the guitarist's life.
David Crosby Admits His Eddie Van Halen Tweet Was ‘Not Cool’
Rock legend says he forgot the guitarist died earlier in the week.
Metallica Announce Livestream ‘Helping Hands’ Benefit Show
Acoustic set will raise money for their All Within My Hands foundation.
50 Years Ago: ‘The Odd Couple’ Shows the Funny Side of Divorce
Jack Klugman and Tony Randall spent five seasons as roommates in TV adaptation of Neil Simon's hit play and movie.
Freddie Mercury and David Bowie Inspire ‘British Bake Off’ Cakes
Season premiere of popular cooking show asked contestants to replicate their heroes in edible form.