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.
Ray Davies to Be Knighted
The Kinks' frontman was named on Queen Elizabeth II's New Year Honours List.
Former Pearl Jam Drummer Dave Abbruzzese Questions Band’s Integrity Over Hall of Fame Excl…
Pearl Jam's second drummer questioned how the band could accept the "injustice" of his exclusion from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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.
Rick Parfitt of Status Quo Dies
The guitarist from British rock legends Status Quo has died at the age of 68.
‘Rockline’ Host Bob Coburn Dies After Cancer Battle
Bob Coburn, the influential DJ and longtime host of the syndicated radio program Rockline, has died after a battle with lung cancer.
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.
Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ First TV Appearance on Alan Thicke’s ‘Thicke of the Night…
The late Alan Thicke gave the then-unknown Red Hot Chili Peppers their first nationally televised performance.
20 Years Ago: Nerf Herder Worships Van Halen, Gets Too Close to Journey on Their Debut
Nerf Herder went from a small indie label to the majors in the span of only a few months.