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.
Paul Stanley Says Kiss Could Go on Without Him
As a handful of classic rockers are about to start their final tours, it's perfectly normal that others are thinking about calling time on their careers.
Poison Announce Summer Tour With Cheap Trick
For the second year in a row, the reunited original lineup of Poison will be out on the road in the summer. And they're bringing Cheap Trick along.
Car Playing David Bowie’s Music Will Be Shot Into Space
SpaceX, the company founded by Elon Musk, will send the Falcon Heavy rocket on its first-ever proper flight, where it plans to release one of his Tesla Roadsters into space today.
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.
Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies
Dolores O’Riordan, who fronted the Irish alternative rock band the Cranberries, has died in a London hotel.
December’s Biggest Classic Rock Stories: 2017 in Review
We closed out 2017 by learning who was going into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but also that the making of a long-delayed movie had hit yet another snag and more.
Chris Cornell Fans Asked Not to Film at His Grave
Ever since he was laid to rest last May, Chris Cornell fans have been making pilgrimages to the Hollywood Forever cemetery in Los Angeles to visit his final resting place.
Jim Burns, Co-Creator of ‘MTV Unplugged,’ Dies
Jim Burns, who helped create MTV's 'Unplugged' series, died three days after being struck by a taxi in New York.
Ian Anderson Announces ‘Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary’ North American Tour
Ian Anderson has unveiled a series of North American dates to celebrate Jethro Tull's 50th anniversary.
Foo Fighters Announce 2018 North American Tour
Foo Fighters will play more dates in North America in the spring and summer of 2018.