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.
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.
Prince Disses Hip-Hop on ‘Dead On It': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince took aim at hip-hop as it was becoming more popular with "Dead On It."
Morrissey Premieres Four New Songs From ‘Low in High School’
Morrissey and his band played a handful of new songs on the BBC this morning.
Marilyn Manson’s Former Keyboardist Reportedly Hopes His Ex-Boss Suffers
Marilyn Manson is getting no sympathy from his former keyboardist.
When Prince Asked Miles Davis to Play With Him: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince jumped at the opportunity to write "Can I Play With U?" for Miles Davis when the jazz icon signed to Warner Bros. in the mid-'80s.
Listen to Billy Corgan’s New Song, ‘The Spaniards’
Billy Corgan has given us a second taste of new music from his upcoming album, 'Ogilala.'
The Breeders Are Teasing New Music
The Breeders gave a musical "Good Morning" greeting to fans. Could a new album be on the way?
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.
Stone Temple Pilots Have a New Lead Singer and Are Working on New Music
A year and a half after beginning a search for a new frontman, Stone Temple Pilots have found their man.
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.