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.
12 Farewell Tours That Weren’t Actually Goodbye
We look at 12 times bands said they were giving up the road, but eventually returned.
Black Sabbath Keyboardist Geoff Nicholls Dies
Geoff Nicholls, who played keyboards with Black Sabbath for 25 years, has died of lung cancer.
The Killers Tease Funky New Record in Video
A short video posted by the Killers features some '70s-inspired funk that they've recorded.
Watch Audioslave’s First Performance Since 2005
Audioslave reunited at the Anti-Inaugural Ball thrown by Prophets of Rage, a protest of the inauguration of Donald Trump.
Audioslave to Reunite at Prophets of Rage’s ‘Anti-Inaugural Ball’
Prophets of Rage's "Anti-Inaugural Ball" on Friday will feature the first performance by Audioslave since 2006.
Four Dead After Shooting at BPM Festival
A lone shooter opened fire outside a nightclub in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, killing four people during the final night of the BPM Festival.
Billy Corgan Says ‘Things Look Good’ for a Reunion of the Smashing Pumpkins’ Original Line…
Billy Corgan admitted that the original lineup of Smashing Pumpkins are discussing getting back together.
Watch the Trailer for the Eagles of Death Metal Documentary, ‘Nos Amis (Our Friends)’
A documentary about the Eagles of Death Metal's experience during the Paris terrorist attacks and the aftermath will debut on Feb. 13 on HBO.
Alternative Rock’s 13 Unluckiest Musicians
We look at a baker's dozen of musicians whose careers were affected by bad luck.
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic to Release Career-Spanning ‘Squeeze Box’
All of "Weird Al" Yankovic's studio albums will be released in an accordion-shaped box set.
Watch James Corden and Jim Parsons Spoof Kansas’ ‘Dust in the Wind’ Video
James Corden and Jim Parsons wore some excessively '70s outfits in a remake of Kansas' "Dust in the Wind" video.
Sting to Headline David Bowie Tribute Concert
A benefit concert in Los Angeles that honors the life of David Bowie will feature Sting.