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.
Aretha Franklin Dies: Rockers React
See how the music world mourned the death of the Queen of Soul.
Aretha Franklin Year by Year: 1961-2017 Photos
We've collected photos of Aretha Franklin from every year between 1961 and 2017.
Phil Collins Calls Seated Performances a ‘Positive’ Experience
Even though health issues have forced him to sit during shows, the singer and drummer says they've been "great fun."
AC/DC Rumor: Stevie Young and Phil Rudd Reportedly Sighted in Vancouver
Two band members were spotted in the city where AC/DC's past three records were recorded.
Sammy Hagar Offers First Preview of New Circle Album
A new Instagram clip shows him listening to the upcoming record.
Metallica’s Weird Lou Reed Experiment: Rock’s Epic Fails
A new video explores how Metallica ended up in a strange collaboration with Lou Reed on 'Lulu.'
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Get Animated in ‘Yellow Submarine’
A film based on one of the band's songs has delighted audiences since its 1968 release.
Queen Release Second ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Trailer
Here's another look at the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.
Watch Paul McCartney Sing at His Nephew’s Wedding
The onetime Beatle sat in with a wedding band on "I Saw Her Standing There."
Watch a 13-Year-Old Sing Like Janis Joplin on ‘America’s Got Talent’
A British teen dazzled the judges with a performance of "Hard to Handle."
Listen to John Fogerty and Billy Gibbons’ New Song, ‘The Holy Grail’
The touring partners promised us a collaboration. Here it is.
Prince’s Bandmates: Where Are They Now?
So what have the various men and women who worked with the legend been up to lately?