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.
Sammy Hagar Plays New Song on Dan Rather’s ‘The Big Interview’
The singer debuted a song, written after a spell of family therapy, on the upcoming episode of Dan Rather's 'The Big Interview.'
That Time Ozzy Osbourne Sorta Urinated on the Alamo
Let's see: you're a rock star, stumbling around an unfamiliar city while wearing your girlfriend/manager's dress. You feel the call of nature and ...
That Time Sammy Hagar Exposed Himself to Kiss Fans
Sammy Hagar's self-titled second album was about to be released when he landed the opening slot on Kiss' 1977 tour. It didn't go well.
When the Beatles Met Cassius Clay
One of the perks that the Beatles had to get used to was rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous.
That Time Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash Recorded Together
The two stars recorded a handful of songs in a Nashville studio on Feb. 17-18, 1969.
Revisiting the Beatles’ Second ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Appearance
After the history-making appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' fans didn't have to wait too long for another glimpse of the Beatles.
Richie Sambora Says His Album With Orianthi Is ‘Sonny and Cher on Steroids’
Richie Sambora and Orianthi are almost finished with the album they are working on together.
Joe Perry Mocks Steven Tyler’s Country Album
Count Joe Perry among those who aren't thrilled with Steven Tyler's decision to record a solo country album
Watch AC/DC Play ‘Given the Dog a Bone’ for the First Time Since 1980
AC/DC have made a couple of changes to the setlist on their current string of dates, including dusting off 'Given the Dog a Bone.'
When the Beatles Played Their First U.S. Concert
On Feb. 11, 1964, only two days after their first appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' the Beatles made their U.S. concert debut.
The Day the Beatles Recorded (Most of) the ‘Please Please Me’ Album
The notion of artists taking their time has become so ingrained that it's hard to believe musicians used to bang out killer albums in a hurry.
David Lee Roth Returns With New ‘Roth Show’
The Van Halen singer talks about Los Angeles car culture as only he can on his new website.