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.
The Tragically Hip’s Last Concert Will Be Streamed Globally
This Saturday (Aug. 20), the CBC will broadcast the last-ever concert by the Tragically Hip live.
Listen to Beatles Covers by Eddie Vedder, Regina Spektor and Sia
Three stars of alternative and indie released covers of Beatles songs for various projects.
U2’s New Album Will Probably Not Be Released Until 2017
Despite saying that they were hoping to have a new album by the end of 2016, it’s looking less and less likely that U2 will have the follow-up to 2014’s Songs of Innocence out until next year. According to lead singer Bono, they are also lining up a tour for 2017
Guns N’ Roses Pay Tribute to Orlando Shooting Victims
Guns N' Roses honored the 49 people killed at the Pulse nightclub after performing in Orlando, Fla., on Friday.
David Bowie’s Grandson is Named After Him
Stenton David Jones was born to David Bowie's son, Duncan Jones, and his wife, on July 10.
David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’ Band to Release ‘Beyond Now’
Jazz saxophonist Donny McCaslin will release 'Beyond Now,' which includes two David Bowie covers, on Oct. 14.
The Allman Brothers Band May Be Reuniting
Bassist Oteil Burbridge says that Gregg Allman has been trying to get the group back together.
Joe Perry Returns to Hollywood Vampires Tour
After almost two weeks on the sidelines, Joe Perry rejoined the Alice Cooper-fronted band.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington Has Heart Surgery, More Dates Canceled
Two weeks worth of Lynyrd Skynyrd concerts have been canceled or rescheduled due to Gary Rossington's heart surgery.
David Bowie Box Set to Include Unreleased Album, ‘The Gouster’
A new David Bowie box set covers the mid-'70s and includes an original version of what became the 'Young Americans' album.
Joe Perry to Rejoin Hollywood Vampires Tomorrow
Nearly two weeks after collapsing from exhaustion, Joe Perry will return to the Hollywood Vampires.
Queen’s Publishers Say Donald Trump Ignored Request to Stop Using ‘We Are the Champions’
Sony/ATV Music Publishing said that Queen does not want its music used for any political purposes.