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.
35 Years Ago: ‘Fletch’ Overcomes Decade of Delays
The novel's film rights were purchased in the mid-'70s, but the author didn't like the producer's choice of star until Chevy Chase came along.
How ‘Stevie Nicks’ Fajita Roundup’ Became an ‘SNL’ Cult Favorite
A 1998 sketch featured Lucy Lawless as the Fleetwood Mac singer owning a Tex-Mex restaurant in Arizona.
Def Leppard’s ‘Pour Some Sugar on Me’ Began With Random Noises
A bit of goofing around in the studio between Joe Elliott and Mutt Lange led to the T. Rex-influenced smash hit.
Bob Dylan Year by Year: Photos 1961-2019
Six decades' worth of pictures of the rock legend, including many with his famous friends.
How Rush’s Geddy Lee Learned to Re-Love ‘Jacob’s Ladder’
Singer explained how they "lost interest" in the 'Permanent Waves' cut but still brought it back for the R40 tour.
Ian Anderson Clarifies ‘My Days Are Numbered’ Comment
Jethro Tull frontman said he was referring to his time as a singer when disclosing his illness.
Watch Jerry Stiller in Rush’s Tour Videos
The late comic actor appeared in clips used during the 'R30' and 'Snakes & Arrows' shows.
Did the CIA Really Write One of Scorpions’ Most Famous Songs?
New podcast questions if "Wind of Change" was a planted piece of Cold War propaganda.
Watch Quarantined Family Recreate Journey’s ‘Separate Ways’ Video
The Hellers of Maple Valley, Wash., remade the famous clip shot for shot.
Jimmy Webb, New York Scenester, Dies at 62
Salesman at popular clothing store was befriended by the likes of Duff McKagan, Ace Frehley, Debbie Harry and Iggy Pop.