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.
2019 Classic Rock Documentaries: The Year in Review
In addition to the rock-themed movies that flooded box offices, many nonfiction films about musicians were released.
Tony Iommi, Chris Cornell, Tool Nominated for 2020 Grammys
'Fear Inoculum' and Soundgarden singer's box set are among those that received nods for awards.
When Eddie Murphy Debuted Gumby on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Dammit
The green claymation figure marked the third time the 'SNL' star put his own spin on a beloved children's character.
Why Eddie Murphy Stayed Away From ‘Saturday Night Live’ for So Long
Star didn't appear on the show that made him famous for 31 years.
Jimi Hendrix Band of Gypsys Box Set Announced
'Songs for Groovy Children' brings together the four concerts that introduced the world to the guitar legend's post-Experience trio.
40 Years Ago: Elton John Collapses Onstage but Finishes Show
Singer's 1979 10-date residency at the Universal Amphitheatre was almost derailed when he passed out during the second night.
Dee Snider Blasts NFL for Ignoring ‘Heavy Music’ at Super Bowl Halftime Show
Twisted Sister frontman wants hard rock and metal at pro football's biggest game.
When the ‘Wild and Crazy Guys’ Debuted on ‘Saturday Night Live’
The Festrunk Brothers first appeared on the late-night comedy show on Sept. 24, 1977.
Woodstock Photos: 50 Great Shots From the Original Festival
Three days of music, mud and hippies, told through pictures.
Woodstock Was the Who’s Worst Gig Ever, Says Roger Daltrey
Half-century of perspective hasn't changed singer's thoughts on his band's festival show.
Why David Bowie’s ‘Let’s Dance’ Video Angered Stevie Ray Vaughan
A new book shines light on guitarist's brief stint working with legend during his comeback era.
‘Jimi Hendrix’ to Appear in ‘Bill & Ted 3′
DazMann Still will play the guitar legend in the third installment in the Bill & Ted franchise.