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.
New Prince Documentary to Focus on His Last Year
'Prince's Last Year' follows the star around on his Piano and a Microphone dates, the only solo tour he ever played.
Foo Fighters, Chris Cornell and Queens of the Stone Age Nominated for 2018 Grammys
Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age and Chris Cornell are among the big names who picked up nominations for the 2018 Grammy Awards.
David Cassidy Reportedly in a Coma
The teen idol of the early '70s is reportedly suffering from organ failure.
Minus 5, R.E.M. Guitarist Scott McCaughey Suffers Stroke
Scott McCaughey, the Young Fresh Fellows and Minus 5 frontman who has toured with R.E.M., suffered a stroke while on the road with Alejandro Escovedo.
Ian Anderson Announces ‘Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary’ North American Tour
Ian Anderson has unveiled a series of North American dates to celebrate Jethro Tull's 50th anniversary.
Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien to Release Solo Album
Ed O'Brien says the forthcoming album was inspired, at least in part, by Brazil music.
Heroin Overdose Suspected in Death of Faith No More’s Chuck Mosley
Cleveland police reportedly discovered "two syringes, a baggie and a spoon with residue" near Chuck Mosley's body.
The Breeders Confirm a New Album for 2018
The Breeders have not put out a full-length record since 2008's 'Mountain Battles,' although an EP called 'Fate to Fatal' arrived in 2009.
Olivia Newton-John’s Ex-Boyfriend, Missing Since 2005, Possibly Found in Mexico
Patrick McDermott, who went missing in 2005 and was presumed dead, has reportedly been found in a small village in Mexico.
Billy Gibbons Joins Guns N’ Roses at Houston Show
ZZ Top's frontman sat in with Guns N' Roses for "Patience" at the Toyota Center.
R.E.M. Release Expanded NSFW Video for ‘Nightswimming’
An expanded and NSFW clip for "Nightswimming" appears on R.E.M.'s 25th anniversary edition of 'Automatic for the People.'
Queens of the Stone Age Announce 2018 North American Tour
Queens of the Stone Age will spend a good chunk of the first half of 2018 promoting 'Villains' across North America.