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.
Live Nation to Eliminate Plastic Straws at Outdoor Venues
If you're attending a concert at an amphitheater owned by Live Nation this summer, you may notice a slight change if you order a beverage.
Listen to Billie Joe Armstrong’s Side Project the Longshot’s Album, ‘Love Is for Losers’
Only a few days after the Longshot made their live debut in Oakland, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's new side project has released its debut album.
Huey Lewis Cancels All 2018 Shows Due to Hearing Loss
Under advice from his doctors, Huey Lewis has canceled the remainder of his tour calendar for this year.
Dire Straits’ John Illsley Confirms Mark Knopfler No-Show at Rock Hall Ceremony
Dire Straits' co-founder John Illsley has confirmed that frontman Mark Knopfler will not attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony this Saturday.
Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac, Mike Campbell Joins the Group
Lindsey Buckingham's second tenure with Fleetwood Mac has apparently come to end. He'll be replaced on an upcoming tour by Mike Campbell of the Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded House.
The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Film to Return to Theaters
A restored version of the Beatles' 1968 animated film will be screened in theaters this summer.
Hall and Oates Release New Song With Train, ‘Philly Forget Me Not’
In advance of their upcoming co-headlining tour, Hall & Oates and Train have collaborated on a new song, "Philly Forget Me Not."
Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Hurt’
Eddie Vedder sang Nine Inch Nails' "Hurt" during a covers-filled concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Fleetwood Mac’s John McVie Sells Hawaii House for $5.4 Million
The Honolulu house owned by John McVie is at the base of Diamond Head and offers views of the ocean and city.
Bruce Springsteen to Release ‘The Album Collection Vol. 2′
Bruce Springsteen's output from the decade after 'Born in the U.S.A.' made him a superstar will be packaged together in a new vinyl box set.
David Bowie Statue Vandalized
The statue of David Bowie in the market square of Aylesbury, England, has been vandalized less than 48 hours after it was unveiled.
Rockers React to the ‘March for Our Lives’
Paul McCartney, Paul Stanley and Ted Nugent were among the musicians who offered their thoughts on the march for stronger gun control laws.