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.
Bob Dorough, ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ Composer, Dies
Bob Dorough, who wrote many of the songs for ABC's 'Schoolhouse Rock!' animated series, has died.
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.
Olivia Newton-John’s Ex-Boyfriend, Missing Since 2005, Possibly Found in Mexico
Patrick McDermott, who went missing in 2005 and was presumed dead, has reportedly been found in a small village in Mexico.
Smash Mouth’s Steve Harwell Hospitalized for Heart Condition, Band Cancels Shows
Smash Mouth canceled two concerts as their lead singer was undergoing treatment for cardiomyopathy.
Aerosmith Have Begun Recording a New Song
Brad Whitford said the band spent time in a London studio during their recent European tour.
Foo Fighters’ New Album Will Not Have Vocals by Adele or Taylor Swift
Dave Grohl quashed speculation of who was the big guest vocalist on Foo Fighters' 'Concrete and Gold.'
Live, Liam Gallagher, Ryan Adams + More to Play Lollapalooza Aftershows and Pre-Parties
Some major names at this year's Lollapalooza Festival will also perform shows in clubs throughout Chicago.
Seth Rogen and the Lonely Island are Working on Fyre Festival-Like Movie
A comedy could take some inspiration from the Fyre Festival as more news about the behind-the-scenes chaos comes out.
New Prince ‘Deliverance’ EP Brings Immediate Lawsuit
A new EP of six songs by Prince has surfaced. However, his estate has already filed a lawsuit over the ownership of the masters.
Full Lollapalooza 2017 Lineup Revealed: Arcade Fire, Muse, Chance the Rapper and the Kille…
The lineup for this year's Lollapalooza has been revealed.
Jimi Hendrix Estate Sues Hendrix’s Brother for Copyright Infringement
Once again, members of Jimi Hendrix's family find themselves on opposite sides of a fight for the rights to his name.
New David Bowie Live Album and Rare EP Slated for Record Store Day
A concert from 1974 and songs from an extremely rare 1971 EP comprise David Bowie's contributions to Record Store Day in 2017.