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.
Scorpions and Megadeth Announce 2017 ‘Crazy World’ North American Tour
Scorpions and Megadeth will be playing a month's worth of arena shows across North America this fall.
Ted Nugent Announces ‘Rockin America Again’ Summer 2017 U.S. Tour
Ted Nugent is calling a five-week summer stretch across the U.S. the 'Rockin America Again' tour.
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."
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.
Beach Boys to Reportedly Perform at Inaugural Ball
Unnamed sources say the Beach Boys will play the Texas State Society's "Black Tie and Boots" inaugural ball.
Steve Wright of the Greg Kihn Band Dies
Steve Wright, the bass player of the original Greg Kihn Band who co-wrote their biggest hits, has died of a heart attack.
Watch Eddie Vedder Sing at President Obama’s Farewell Address
Eddie Vedder and the Chicago Children's Choir sang prior to President Obama's farewell address tonight.
U2 Announce ‘The Joshua Tree’ 2017 World Tour
U2 will be recognizing the 30th anniversary of 'The Joshua Tree' on tour this summer.
Charles Manson Hospitalized
Charles Manson is believed to be seriously ill.
David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’ Is Top-Selling U.K. Vinyl in 2016
Sales of David Bowie's final album and catalog led to a 25-year high for vinyl sales in Britain.