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 David Bowie Live Album and Rare EP Slated for Record Store Day
A concert from 1974 and songs from an extremely rare 1971 EP comprise David Bowie's contributions to Record Store Day in 2017.
Billy Joel Welcomes John Mellencamp, Young Rascals Mini-Reunion at Madison Square Garden
Billy Joel got some help from John Mellencamp and two members of the Young Rascals during his March 2017 concert at Madison Square Garden.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Dance With His Daughter at Concert
Jon Bon Jovi brought out his daughter Stephanie to dance with him during a song he wrote about her, "I Got the Girl."
Hall & Oates Announce 2017 North American Tour With Tears for Fears
Two of the most reliable hit-making bands of the '80s will be touring together this summer.
U2 Offer Update on ‘Songs of Experience,’ Will Release New Version of ‘Red Hill Mining Tow…
U2 will do more work on 'Songs of Experience' next month and are releasing a new version of "Red Hill Mining Town" for their upcoming tour.
James Brown Drummer Clyde Stubblefield Dies
Clyde Stubblefield, who played on many of James Brown's most important records, has died at 74.
Steven Adler Answers Every Imaginable Question About His Role in the Guns N’ Roses Reunion
The band's original drummer explains how he got booted from the Guns N' Roses reunion tour.
HBO to Broadcast ‘David Bowie: The Last Five Years’ Documentary
'David Bowie: The Last Five Years,' a documentary that premiered on the BBC last month, will be broadcast in the U.S. by HBO.
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.