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.
Listen to the Breeders’ New Song, ‘Wait in the Car’
A few days after teasing us with new music, the Breeders have released "Wait in the Car."
Brian Wilson Is Not Planning to Retire
With his two-year 'Pet Sounds' tour coming to an end, Brian Wilson said that he's not planning to give up the road.
Listen to Billy Corgan’s New Song, ‘The Spaniards’
Billy Corgan has given us a second taste of new music from his upcoming album, 'Ogilala.'
The Breeders Are Teasing New Music
The Breeders gave a musical "Good Morning" greeting to fans. Could a new album be on the way?
Lorde Covers ‘In The Air Tonight’ by the ‘Magical’ Phil Collins
Lorde called Phil Collins "a pioneer" before singing one of his most famous songs.
Frank Zappa’s Entire Halloween 1977 New York Residency to Be Released
The six shows in four nights that Frank Zappa played at New York's Palladium in late-October 1977 will arrive on Oct. 20.
Adrian Belew Will Not Participate in Frank Zappa Hologram Tour
After first saying he would "consider" taking part, Adrian Belew now says that he will not be involved in next year's Frank Zappa hologram tour.
Charles Bradley, Retro-Soul’s ‘Black Velvet,’ Dies
Charles Bradley spent years playing small clubs and impersonating James Brown before getting signed to Daptone Records.
U2 Cancel Tonight’s St. Louis Concert Due to Lack of Security
Due to social unrest in St. Louis, U2 have decided to cancel their concert scheduled for tonight.
Watch Bruce Springsteen Sit in With Paul McCartney on ‘I Saw Her Standing There’ Twice
Bruce Springsteen took time out from preparing for Broadway to perform a Beatles classic with Paul McCartney.
Foo Fighters Once ‘Triggered an Earthquake’
Dave Grohl remembered a 2011 Foo Fighters concert that registered on a seismograph.
R.E.M. to Release ‘Automatic for the People’ 25th Anniversary Edition
R.E.M.'s excellent reissue series continues this fall with a set celebrating the 25th anniversary of 'Automatic for the People.'