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.
Foo Fighters, Chris Cornell and Queens of the Stone Age Nominated for 2018 Grammys
Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age and Chris Cornell are among the big names who picked up nominations for the 2018 Grammy Awards.
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.
Liam Gallagher Fires Back at His ‘Creepy’ Brother and ‘D—‘ Damon Albarn
Liam Gallagher has given his take on the idea of Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn recording a song together.
Prince to Release Deluxe Edition of ‘Purple Rain’
June 23 will see the release of the rumored three-CD version of Prince's classic 1984 album.
David Bowie Wins Five Grammys
'Blackstar' won three album awards and the title track won another two.
Listen to Dave Grohl’s First-Ever Song, ‘Gods Look Down’
A 1990 recording Dave Grohl made of a song from his days in Scream has made its way online.
Neil Young to Induct Pearl Jam Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The 25-year friendship between Neil Young and Pearl Jam will reach a new high point when he inducts them into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Frances Bean Cobain Wants Her Father’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar From Ex-Husband
The daughter of Kurt Cobain has filed paperwork to get back the acoustic guitar used on Nirvana's 'Unplugged in New York' from her ex-husband.