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.
Watch Paul McCartney Sit In With the Killers on New Year’s Eve
What’s better than a private New Year’s Eve concert by the Killers on a Caribbean island? Having Paul McCartney show up. You can watch the legend sit in with the Las Vegas-based rockers on the Beatles' classic “Helter Skelter” above...
Watch Michael Stipe Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Patti Smith
The former R.E.M. frontman celebrated his hero's 70th birthday onstage with her in Chicago.
Bob Dylan’s Twitter Account Hacked, Reports Fake Death of Britney Spears
The Twitter accounts of Bob Dylan and Sony Music Global were hacked, announcing the fake news that Britney Spears had died.
Paul McCartney Remembers George Michael’s ‘Sweet Soul Music’
Paul McCartney paid tribute to George Michael, who died on Christmas Day.
Alec Baldwin Offers to Sing AC/DC’s ‘Highway to Hell’ at Donald Trump’s Inauguration
Famous Donald Trump critic Alec Baldwin is willing to perform at the inauguration, but on one condition...
David Bowie Was Considered for Gandalf in ‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy
The trilogy's casting director confirms the rumor that David Bowie was approached about playing Gandalf, but he never actually auditioned.
Journey Wins Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote
Journey and four other rock bands will be on the fan's ballot for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
First Photo and Unusual Name of Mick Jagger’s Eighth Child Revealed
One of Jagger's daughters posted a picture of the newborn boy on Instagram and revealed his name.
Tom Petty Says His Next Tour May Be the ‘Last Big One’
Tom Petty says the Heartbreakers may slow down after next year's 40th anniversary tour ends.
Elton John Denies Retirement Rumors
Elton John has refuted a British tabloid report saying that he was going to hang it up when he turns 70 next year.
Nine People Killed in Fire in Oakland Electronic Music Show
A deadly fire swept through an Oakland warehouse during a show by electronic music artist Golden Donna.
Listen to the Rolling Stones’ ‘Ride ‘Em on Down’
The Rolling Stones have given us a third taste of their upcoming 'Blue & Lonesome' record.