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.
Gibson Files for Bankruptcy
Gibson Brands Inc., the manufacturer of Gibson guitars, has filed for Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Dave Grohl Is ‘Ashamed’ of ‘Massive Jerk’ Donald Trump
Dave Grohl stepped up his criticism of President Donald Trump.
ABBA Have New Music on the Way and Yes, We Are Excited
Thirty-five years after breaking up, ABBA revealed that they've recorded two new songs and have a TV special on the way.
Bob Dorough, ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ Composer, Dies
Bob Dorough, who wrote many of the songs for ABC's 'Schoolhouse Rock!' animated series, has died.
Live Nation to Eliminate Plastic Straws at Outdoor Venues
If you're attending a concert at an amphitheater owned by Live Nation this summer, you may notice a slight change if you order a beverage.
Listen to Billie Joe Armstrong’s Side Project the Longshot’s Album, ‘Love Is for Losers’
Only a few days after the Longshot made their live debut in Oakland, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's new side project has released its debut album.
Listen to Prince’s Studio Recording of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’
With the second anniversary of Prince's death approaching, his estate has given us a taste of what's inside his famous vault.
How Prince Made Up With the Time on ‘Jerk Out': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
"Jerk Out" was the hit single from the Time's 1990 reunion album 'Pandemonium.'
Huey Lewis Cancels All 2018 Shows Due to Hearing Loss
Under advice from his doctors, Huey Lewis has canceled the remainder of his tour calendar for this year.
Why Nile Rodgers Won’t Release His Tribute Song to Prince: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Chic's upcoming album originally had a song about Prince on it, but Nile Rodgers removed it.