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.
Erasure Announce New Album, ‘World Beyond,’ and North American Tour
'World Beyond' is an orchestral re-working of 2017's 'World Be Gone' with the Brussels-based classical ensemble Echo Collective.
Inquest Into Dolores O’Riordan’s Death Opened
An autopsy has concluded that Dolores O'Riordan did not die of natural causes, and an inquest into her death has been ordered.
Joe Perry Debuts New Album, ‘Sweetzerland Manifesto,’ in Concert: Videos, Set List + Photo…
Joe Perry premiered 'Sweetzerland Manifesto' with a guest star-filled show at the Roxy in Los Angeles on Jan. 16.
Eagles Settle Lawsuit With Real-Life ‘Hotel California’
The band had accused the Hotel California in Baja California Sur, Mexico, of trying to suggest that it was the inspiration for their hit song.
U2’s ‘Get Out of Your Own Way’ Video Puts the KKK at the White House
U2 have released a new video for "Get Out of Your Own Way," a track from their recent 'Songs of Experience' album.
Glenn Frey’s Widow Files Wrongful Death Suit Against His Hospital and Doctor
Cindy Frey alleges that his doctor and hospital failed to properly diagnose and treat the issues that led to her husband's 2016 death.
Billy Corgan Teases Smashing Pumpkins Reunion
Billy Corgan posted a picture of himself with original Smashing Pumpkins members James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin in the studio.
Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies
Dolores O’Riordan, who fronted the Irish alternative rock band the Cranberries, has died in a London hotel.
Billy Gibbons Cancels Last Date of Australian Tour, Cites Promoter Misrepresentation
An "Up Close and Personal" series of dates with Billy Gibbons has been cut short.
Are Radiohead and Lana Del Rey Fighting Over a Hollies Song?
Radiohead claim that Lana Del Rey's "Get Free" borrows heavily from their "Creep," which itself was sued for ripping off the Hollies' "The Air That I Breathe."