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.
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.
Bob Dylan’s Twitter Account Hacked, Reports Fake Death of Britney Spears
The Twitter accounts of Bob Dylan and Sony Music Global were hacked, announcing the fake news that Britney Spears had died.
Paul McCartney Remembers George Michael’s ‘Sweet Soul Music’
Paul McCartney paid tribute to George Michael, who died on Christmas Day.
5 Artists Snubbed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame This Year
This morning, it was announced that Pearl Jam was voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. While we’re thrilled for them, we can’t help but feel bad for five other acts that didn’t make the cut: Depeche Mode, Jane’s Addiction, MC5, Kr…
Journey Wins Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote
Journey and four other rock bands will be on the fan's ballot for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
First Photo and Unusual Name of Mick Jagger’s Eighth Child Revealed
One of Jagger's daughters posted a picture of the newborn boy on Instagram and revealed his name.
Elton John Denies Retirement Rumors
Elton John has refuted a British tabloid report saying that he was going to hang it up when he turns 70 next year.
Mick Jagger and Bono to Participate in Documentary About Prince
'Prince: R U Listening?' is expected to be released in the spring of 2017.