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.
Listen to R.E.M. Perform ‘E-Bow the Letter’ With Radiohead’s Thom Yorke
Another preview from the upcoming 'R.E.M. at the BBC' box set.
Dave Grohl Explains Why Foo Fighters Have Never Played Super Bowl Halftime Show
Frontman had discussions about playing the show in the past, but nothing has come of it.
Paul Simon Says Goodbye in Farewell Hometown Gig
Paul Simon concluded his Homeward Bound: The Farewell Tour at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, N.Y.
Toto’s Steve Lukather ‘Took the High Road’ in New Autobiography: Exclusive Video Interview
Toto guitarist explains why he resisted temptation to use new memoir to settle old scores.
Prince’s ‘Piano & a Microphone 1983′: A Guide to Every Track
We take a look inside all the songs found on Prince's 'Piano & a Microphone 1983.'
Prince Can’t Wait Until ‘Wednesday’
Prince wrote "Wednesday" as an opportunity for Jill Jones to shine in 'Purple Rain,' but it wound up on the cutting room floor.
Rock’s Greatest Afros
In celebration of World Afro Day, we're taking a look at some of the rock stars who have sported the look over the years.
Marilyn Manson Year by Year: 1994-2018 Photographs
From Brian Warner to rock star -- a look at the shock rocker through the decades.
Listen to Joan Jett’s New Song ‘Fresh Start’
Track comes from the upcoming 'Bad Reputation' documentary.
Kenny Loggins’ ‘Romantic’ Former Estate on Sale for $4.4 Million
Home in the Montecito section of Santa Barbara, Calif., that once belonged to the singer-songwriter has hit the market.