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.
Linkin Park to Stream Chester Bennington Tribute Concert
The band will stream next Friday's concert to honor departed frontman Chester Bennington on their YouTube channel.
Tom Petty Dead at 66: Longtime Manager Confirms
Tom Petty, one of the most beloved songwriters of the rock era, has died at the age of 66.
Michael Jackson’s New ‘Scream’ CD Contains ‘Augmented Reality’ Experience
The Shazam app has integrated a new augmented reality experience into Michael Jackson's new 'Scream' compilation.
Lorde Covers ‘In The Air Tonight’ by the ‘Magical’ Phil Collins
Lorde called Phil Collins "a pioneer" before singing one of his most famous songs.
Sinead O’Connor Describes Her Mother as Having ‘The Smell of Evil’ on ‘Dr. Phil’
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Sinead O’Connor to Talk About Her Struggle With Mental Illness on ‘Dr. Phil’
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U2 Release Teaser of New Song, ‘The Blackout,’ With Album News on the Way
U2 are planning a big announcement regarding 'Songs of Experience.'
Watch Coldplay Debut a Brand New Song to Help Houston’s Hurricane Recovery
Coldplay gave a one-off performance of a song called "Houston" to show solidarity with those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Prince May Return as a Hologram Even Though He Called the Idea ‘Demonic’
Prince's sister is considering having a hologram of her brother at an upcoming showing of his memorabilia.
Top 12 Eclipse Songs
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Weezer Announce New Album ‘Pacific Daydream,’ Release ‘Mexican Fender’ Video
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Liam Gallagher Ends Lollapalooza Set After 20 Minutes
Liam Gallagher blamed vocal problems stemming from the previous night's gig as the reason for ending his Lollapalooza set after four songs.