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.
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.
The Rock History of the Number Nine
What better way to celebrate the ninth anniversary of UCR?
Watch Jerry Stiller in Rush’s Tour Videos
The late comic actor appeared in clips used during the 'R30' and 'Snakes & Arrows' shows.
17 Hilarious Real-Life Rock Star ‘Spinal Tap’ Stories
The 1984 mockumentary about a band's struggles on the road hit home for many musicians.
Stevie Nicks Is Planning a Big Project Based on ‘Rhiannon’
Singer hopes to use self-quarantine period to work on something about the Welsh witch that inspired her Fleetwood Mac hit.
Watch Sammy Hagar Cover AC/DC’s ‘Whole Lotta Rosie’
The latest Lockdown Session with the Circle is a rendition of the 'Let There Be Rock' classic.
How Scorpions’ ‘Wind of Change’ Helped Define a Moment in History
Band's biggest hit was written after two trips to Russia as the Soviet Union was collapsing.
REO Speedwagon’s Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Puppet Show Moment
Kevin Cronin recalls sharing a bill and dressing room with a ventriloquist act.
Bon Jovi Cancel 2020 Tour to Help Fans Get Refunds
Band scraps dates in order to get money back into hands of its supporters.
‘Abbey Road’ Crosswalk Has Been Repainted
With London on lockdown due to coronavirus, the city has refreshed the oft-visited Beatles landmark.