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.
Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac, Mike Campbell Joins the Group
Lindsey Buckingham's second tenure with Fleetwood Mac has apparently come to end. He'll be replaced on an upcoming tour by Mike Campbell of the Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded House.
Prince Has ‘Adonis & Bathsheba’ Waltz Through a Garden Quickie: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
In Prince's sex-obsessed universe, even two historical characters from different religious traditions were capable of getting it on with each other.
Did Prince Really Sleep With His ‘Sister?': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
In "Sister," Prince claimed he got his sexual education from a sister who was 16 years his senior.
Prince’s First Concert Made Him ‘So Blue': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
An acoustic ballad from his debut album, "So Blue" was performed at Prince's first-ever performance and, reportedly, never again.
Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Hurt’
Eddie Vedder sang Nine Inch Nails' "Hurt" during a covers-filled concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Renato Neto Helps Prince Go ‘West': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
2003's 'N.E.W.S.' was a continuation of Prince's re-exploration of jazz, which coincided with the arrival of keyboardist Renato Neto in the NPG.
Hey, Gene Simmons, About That Phone Call With ‘Kurt Cobain’
Producer Steve Albini claimed he once pretended to be Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain when talking on the phone with Gene Simmons.
David Bowie Statue Vandalized
The statue of David Bowie in the market square of Aylesbury, England, has been vandalized less than 48 hours after it was unveiled.
Five Years Ago: Depeche Mode Moves Forward by Looking Back on ‘Delta Machine’
On 'Delta Machine,' Depeche Mode mixed blues and electronica in a way that felt like 1990's 'Violator.'
Liam Gallagher Announces 2018 North American Tour
Former Oasis singer Liam Gallagher is returning to North America this spring to continue promoting last year's 'As You Were,' his first-ever solo album.