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.
32 Times Rock Stars Threw Down on ‘Celebrity Deathmatch’
MTV's claymation show often featured rock stars literally beating the life out of each other.
60 Years Ago: The Beatles and James Bond Debut on the Same Day
"Love Me Do" and 'Dr. No' both arrived on Oct. 5, 1962.
The Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts Year-by-Year Photos 1963-2020
A pictorial look at the late drummer through the decades.
The History of the James Bond Theme
One of the most famous pieces of music in movie history started out as a song from a shelved musical.
Did Bruce Springsteen Tip Off His Infidelity in ‘One Step Up’?
Emotional 1987 song may have touched on his own personal turmoil at the time.
How Bruce Springsteen Came of Age on ‘Blinded by the Light’
He later said the confusing lyrics were autobiographical.
2021 Super Bowl Classic Rock Commercials
Songs by the Beatles, Bill Withers and Lou Reed will be heard during the big game.
Queen Discover Tape of One of Their First Concerts
Brian May has discovered a cassette of an early gig from London's Imperial College.
Hear Stephen Pearcy of Ratt Cover Duran Duran’s ‘Girls on Film’
Metal singer once recalled an awkward encounter with his English counterpart.
Hollies’ ‘Long Cool Woman’ Stars in Jimmy John’s Super Bowl Ad
Rockabilly-infused single helps bring down the "King of Cold Cuts" in commercial for the big game.
Watch the New ‘Wayne’s World’ Uber Eats Super Bowl Ad
Mike Myers and Dana Carvey reprise their 'Saturday Night Live' characters — with a little help from rapper Cardi B.
Queen Helps Matthew McConaughey Break Free in New Super Bowl Ad
Doritos uses "I Want to Break Free" in a commercial where the actor has become two-dimensional.