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.
Dave Grohl Cooked Barbecue for California Firefighters
Foo Fighters frontman stopped by a fire station to cook for firemen fighting Woolsey Fire.
John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan Are Engaged
Meg Ryan announced her engagement to John Mellencamp via Instagram.
Freddie Mercury Year by Year: Photos 1973-1990
Nearly two decades of photos of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, on stage and off.
Beatles Release Acoustic Version of ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’
A previously unreleased early recording of George Harrison's song features him on acoustic guitar and Paul McCartney on harmonium.
Phil Collins Kicks Off North American ‘Not Dead Yet’ Tour: Video + Set List
Phil Collins began his first North American tour in eight years with a hits-packed show at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla.
New Tom Petty Set, ‘The Best of Everything,’ to Be Released
Two-disc compilation gathers songs from the Heartbreakers, Mudcrutch and solo career.
Dave Grohl Explains Why Foo Fighters Have Never Played Super Bowl Halftime Show
Frontman had discussions about playing the show in the past, but nothing has come of it.
Paul Simon Says Goodbye in Farewell Hometown Gig
Paul Simon concluded his Homeward Bound: The Farewell Tour at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, N.Y.
Tom Petty Camp Plotting ‘Wildflowers’ Box, ’97 Fillmore Live Set
Mike Campbell talked about the possibility of more archival releases from late band leader.
Paul McCartney Announces First U.S. Shows of 2019
Freshen Up tour will make its way to the States next year.
The Musical History of the Beatles’ Children
We look at the six sons of Beatles who have followed in their fathers' footsteps.
Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament Defends Anti-Donald Trump Poster
Pearl Jam's bassist released a statement in defense of his poster, which portrays a bald eagle picking at President Trump's dead body.