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.
Tom Petty’s Former House Is for Sale for $5 Million
A house that Tom Petty owned in Encino, Calif., hit the market on the anniversary of the day it had burned to the ground.
Kurt Cobain Death Scene Photos Will Remain Private
An appellate court has ruled against a journalist in his attempt to see photos from the 1994 death scene of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.
Lindsey Buckingham Says Fleetwood Mac ‘Lost Their Perspective’
Lindsey Buckingham has made his first public comments about his split with Fleetwood Mac.
Phil Collins Promises Major Tour Announcement
Could the long-awaited Phil Collins U.S. tour finally be happening?
Gibson Files for Bankruptcy
Gibson Brands Inc., the manufacturer of Gibson guitars, has filed for Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Bob Dylan to Launch ‘Heaven’s Door’ Whiskey
Add Bob Dylan to the growing list of rock stars who have entered the liquor industry through his Heaven's Door Whiskey.
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.