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.
Full Lineup for Mountain Jam 2017 Announced: Tom Petty, Steve Miller Band and String Chees…
Mountain Jam has announced its complete lineup that will be performing June 16-18 at Hunter Mountain in Hunter, N.Y.
Jerry Garcia’s ‘Wolf’ Guitar to Be Sold at Benefit Auction
One of Jerry Garcia's most famous guitars will be sold to benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Eddie Van Halen FaceTimes With Terminal Prostate Cancer Patient
A terminal cancer patient's bucket list wish was granted when he had a conversation with Eddie Van Halen via FaceTime.
David Bowie to Release ‘No Plan’ EP on CD and Vinyl
Six weeks after it was released digitally, David Bowie's 'No Plan' will be put out on CD, with a couple of vinyl releases to follow.
Eric Clapton Releases Song for John Wetton
Eric Clapton recorded some music in memory of Asia and King Crimson bassist John Wetton.
Benny Collins, Journey Production Manager, Dies
In a 45-year career, Benny Collins worked with Journey, David Bowie, the Rolling Stones and Michael Jackson.
Watch Blondie Perform ‘One Way or Another’ on PBS’ ‘Soundstage': Exclusive Premiere
Diffuser is pleased to premiere Blondie performing "One Way or Another" on PBS' 'Soundstage.'
Howard Kaufman, Manager of Aerosmith, Stevie Nicks and the Eagles, Dies
The man who formed Front Line Management with Irving Azoff has died at the age of 79.
Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band Pulls Out of Donald Trump Inaugural Ball
Citing their respect for Bruce Springsteen, the B Street Band will not play the Garden State Presidential Inaugural Gala this week.
U2 Stopped Working on ‘Songs of Experience’ Because of Donald Trump
The Edge revealed that U2 decided to revisit 'The Joshua Tree' after Donald Trump was elected President of the United States.
U2 Announce ‘The Joshua Tree’ 2017 World Tour
U2 will be recognizing the 30th anniversary of 'The Joshua Tree' on tour this summer.
Sting to Headline David Bowie Tribute Concert
A benefit concert in Los Angeles that honors the life of David Bowie will feature Sting.