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.
Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Slams Donald Trump for Calling Haiti a ‘S—hole’
Win Butler, whose wife and bandmate is of Haitian descent, called the Caribbean country "one of the most special and amazing places" on Earth.
The Breeders Announce New Album, ‘All Nerve,’ Release Title Track and Tour Dates
'All Nerve' is the first album from the classic lineup of the Breeders since 1993's 'Last Splash.'
2018 Summer Music Festival Guide
Diffuser presents our guide to the 2018 festival season.
Car Once Owned by David Bowie Sells for $218,000
The final price was almost three times more than its estimated value.
Rick Hall, Muscle Shoals Studio Owner, Dies
As the owner of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., Rick Hall produced dozens of soul and country hits.
David Byrne, St. Vincent and Fleet Foxes to Play Coachella
The lineup for the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been revealed.
Watch Krist Novoselic and Jerry Cantrell Perform With Surviving Doors Members
The Doors were the honorees at Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture, and a concert featured members of Nirvana and Alice in Chains.
U2, Coldplay, Depeche Mode Among 2017’s Top-Grossing Tours
U2's 30th anniversary tour for 'The Joshua Tree' was the highest-grossing tour of 2017.
Billy Corgan Has Recorded a Double-Album
Billy Corgan revealed that he recently recorded 16 songs in Nashville.
Vincent Nguini, Guitarist for Paul Simon, Dies
Cameroonian guitarist Vincent Nguini worked with Paul Simon for decades, beginning with 1991's 'The Rhythm of the Saints.'
The Decemberists Record Unused NSFW ‘Hamilton’ Song About Ben Franklin
"Ben Franklin's Song" portrays the Founding Father as a profanity-spewing braggart.
Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine + Depeche Mode Shut Out of Rock Hall Class of 2018
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2018 has been announced and Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine and other alternative bands didn't make the cut.