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.
Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies
Dolores O’Riordan, who fronted the Irish alternative rock band the Cranberries, has died in a London hotel.
More Bands Denied Entry Into the U.S. to Play SXSW
Three more bands are being prevented from entering the U.S. to play SXSW, with two being expressly denied due to their Muslim faith.
Pearl Jam Issues Statement on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Drummer Controversy
Pearl Jam has invited all of their former drummers to join them at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Nine Inch Nails Send Black Powder With ‘Not the Actual Events’ EP
Fans who pre-ordered the CD of the latest Nine Inch Nails EP got a surprise in the form of a black powder.
Two Unreleased Beck Songs Surface Online
Two tracks Beck recorded in 2011 for a movie have been leaked on the internet.
Billy Corgan Considered Suicide in the Early ’90s
A deep depression resulted in Billy Corgan writing the Smashing Pumpkins hit, "Today."
Foo Fighters Share New Music, Rip Trump Supporters During Comeback Show
Foo Fighters premiered bits of two songs at their secret club show in England on Thursday.
Ted Nugent Considering Running for U.S. Senate
Ted Nugent may be seeking the Republican nomination to be the U.S. Senator from Michigan in 2018.
Nikki Sixx ‘Can’t Wait’ Until Donald Trump Is No Longer President
Sixx said that he didn't believe that Trump is "the right choice for our country."
David Bowie Wins Five Grammys
'Blackstar' won three album awards and the title track won another two.
Guns N’ Roses Play Rose Tattoo’s ‘Nice Boys’ Live With Angry Anderson
For their final night in Sydney, Guns N' Roses brought out Rose Tattoo singer Angry Anderson for a cover of "Nice Boys."
Watch Josh Homme Talk About Eagles of Death Metal’s Return to Paris in ‘Nos Amis’ Clip
Josh Homme recognized the burden that Jesse Hughes was feeling as the Eagles of Death Metal prepared to return to Paris.