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.
Motley Crue’s ‘Kickstart My Heart’ Blamed for Speeding Ticket
A Canadian driver said he was going 90MPH because band's hit was playing on the radio.
17 Most Awkward Rock Hall of Fame Moments
Rambling speeches, fights between ex-bandmates and bad performances have marked many induction ceremonies over the years.
Steve Ripley, Bob Dylan Sideman and Tractors Leader, Dies
Musician had a lengthy career as a guitarist and studio professional.
Bryan Adams Sits In With Cast of His ‘Pretty Woman’ Musical
He showed up for the curtain call to sing a pair of original songs.
Santana to Release ‘In Search of Mona Lisa’ EP
Two songs were inspired by a trip Carlos Santana took to Paris.
The Story of Neil and Pegi Young
How a "bona fide hippie nomad" became a Bridge School co-founder and then a singer-songwriter.
Listen to Paul McCartney’s New Song, ‘Get Enough’
The music legend starts off the new year with a treat.
Listen to Brian May’s New Single, ‘New Horizons’
Brian May's new song celebrates NASA's New Horizons probe as it flies by the Ultima Thule object.
Did Motley Crue Just Tease a Super Bowl Surprise?
A tweet from Motley Crue hinted that they will have a Super Bowl Sunday surprise for their fans.
UCR’s 10 Most Popular 2018 Articles
As with the biggest news stories of 2018, Queen topped the list of our most-read pieces.
‘Nobody Expected It to Be That Huge': Brian May on ‘Bohemian Rhapsody”s Success
As he prepares to launch a new song into space, Brian May spoke about the success of the 'Bohemian Rhapsody' film.
How the Eagles’ ‘Hotel California’ Evolved From ‘Mexican Reggae’
Songs can go through all kinds of changes before arriving at the finished product – including the Eagles' signature hit.