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.
When Bruce Springsteen Performed With Clarence Clemons for the First Time
The 40-year friendship between Bruce Springsteen and Clarence Clemons would become an essential part of the E Street Band's self-created mythology.
Watch Eddie Vedder Sing With Nearly Everyone Who Played the Ohana Festival
Eddie Vedder was all over the Ohana Festival on Saturday (Aug. 27).
The Tragically Hip Say Goodbye With Emotional Last Concert
The Tragically Hip gave their final performance last night (Aug. 20) in their hometown of Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Steven Tyler Responds to Disney World
The Aerosmith singer made two social media posts after learning that a hand gesture he made was edited out of a ride at Disney World.
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.