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.
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.
Axl Rose Tells Donald Trump to ‘Stop Whining’
Axl Rose suggested that President-elect Donald Trump get on with the business of running the country instead of tweeting about 'Hamilton.'
Jer Bulsara, Freddie Mercury’s Mother, Dies
Brian May broke the news that Jer Bulsara has died at the age of 94.
Leonard Cohen’s Cause of Death Revealed
Leonard Cohen's manager issued a statement that disclosed how he died.
Sting Announces 2017 World Tour
Sting will spend the first few months of 2017 on the road.
Metallica to Hold ‘Blackened Friday’ Events at Record Stores
Metallica are looking to drive fans to independent record shops on the day of the release of 'Hardwired ... To Self-Destruct.'