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.
Jerry Garcia’s ‘Wolf’ Guitar to Be Sold at Benefit Auction
One of Jerry Garcia's most famous guitars will be sold to benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Eddie Van Halen FaceTimes With Terminal Prostate Cancer Patient
A terminal cancer patient's bucket list wish was granted when he had a conversation with Eddie Van Halen via FaceTime.
David Bowie to Release ‘No Plan’ EP on CD and Vinyl
Six weeks after it was released digitally, David Bowie's 'No Plan' will be put out on CD, with a couple of vinyl releases to follow.
Judge Rules Against Bobby Blotzer in Ratt Trademark Case
A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that Bobby Blotzer does not have a legal claim to Ratt's trademarks.
Eric Clapton Releases Song for John Wetton
Eric Clapton recorded some music in memory of Asia and King Crimson bassist John Wetton.
Black Sabbath Keyboardist Geoff Nicholls Dies
Geoff Nicholls, who played keyboards with Black Sabbath for 25 years, has died of lung cancer.
U2 May Play New Songs on ‘The Joshua Tree’ 30th Anniversary Tour
Bassist Adam Clayton talked about creating the setlist for U2's upcoming 'The Joshua Tree' 30th anniversary tour.
Kirk Hammett Calls on Americans to ‘Reject’ the ‘Carnage’ of Donald Trump’s Presidency
Kirk Hammett unleashed a tweetstorm after President Donald Trump's inaugural address.
Howard Kaufman, Manager of Aerosmith, Stevie Nicks and the Eagles, Dies
The man who formed Front Line Management with Irving Azoff has died at the age of 79.
Beach Boys to Reportedly Perform at Inaugural Ball
Unnamed sources say the Beach Boys will play the Texas State Society's "Black Tie and Boots" inaugural ball.