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.
Billy Corgan Has Recorded a Double-Album
Billy Corgan revealed that he recently recorded 16 songs in Nashville.
The Decemberists Record Unused NSFW ‘Hamilton’ Song About Ben Franklin
"Ben Franklin's Song" portrays the Founding Father as a profanity-spewing braggart.
Prince Calls for Gun Control on ‘The Second Coming': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
A two-minute gospel-tinged a capella track was the title for a never-completed film that served as the precursor to 'Purple Rain.'
Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine + Depeche Mode Shut Out of Rock Hall Class of 2018
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2018 has been announced and Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine and other alternative bands didn't make the cut.
The Night Kendrick Lamar Freestyled With Prince on ‘What’s My Name': 365 Prince Songs in a…
As his star was rising, Kendrick Lamar found himself onstage at Paisley Park rapping with Prince on "What's My Name."
Jack White Hints at New Album With Teaser Video
Jack White has been talking about his follow-up to 2014's 'Lazaretto' for much of the year, and we think he's almost ready to unleash it.
Morrissey Clarifies Comments on Sexual Harassment
Morrissey has issued a statement to unambiguously clarify his remarks about sexual misconduct allegations against Kevin Spacey.
Prince Wonders What We’ll Leave Behind on ‘Last December': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince questioned how we're remembered after we're gone on a track from 2001's 'The Rainbow Children.'
Prince Sees the World in Black and White in ‘The Same December': 365 Prince Songs in a Yea…
Prince said there's no point in being a hater because we all come from "The Same December," a track from 1996's 'Chaos and Disorder.'
British Club Stops Booking Bands Fronted by Women
A pub in England is refusing to book bands fronted by women, claiming that their customers say only men can sing rock.