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.
David Cassidy Reportedly in a Coma
The teen idol of the early '70s is reportedly suffering from organ failure.
Minus 5, R.E.M. Guitarist Scott McCaughey Suffers Stroke
Scott McCaughey, the Young Fresh Fellows and Minus 5 frontman who has toured with R.E.M., suffered a stroke while on the road with Alejandro Escovedo.
Noel Gallagher Says He Doesn’t Know Any Taylor Swift Fans
Taylor Swift is undeniably one of the biggest pop stars in the world, but Noel Gallagher can't figure out why.
Morrissey Biopic, ‘England Is Mine,’ Gets U.S. Video Release Date
'England Is Mine,' a dramatic retelling of Morrissey's early days in Manchester, will soon be released on home video.
David Bowie Documentary to Air on HBO Next Year
Francis Whately's 'David Bowie: The Last Five Years' will be shown on HBO in early 2018.
Kevin Haskins to Document the History of Bauhaus in ‘Undead’ Book
'Undead: The Visual History and Legacy of Bauhaus' includes 315 pages of essays and memorabilia from the groundbreaking goth band.
Ed O’Brien Thinks Dr. Dre Should Be in the Hall of Fame Before Radiohead
Radiohead's guitarist maintained his band's ambivalence towards enshrinement, and offered who he thinks is a more deserving candidate.
Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien to Release Solo Album
Ed O'Brien says the forthcoming album was inspired, at least in part, by Brazil music.
Heroin Overdose Suspected in Death of Faith No More’s Chuck Mosley
Cleveland police reportedly discovered "two syringes, a baggie and a spoon with residue" near Chuck Mosley's body.
The Breeders Confirm a New Album for 2018
The Breeders have not put out a full-length record since 2008's 'Mountain Battles,' although an EP called 'Fate to Fatal' arrived in 2009.