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.
Memorial Park Dedicated to the Victims of the Great White Concert Fire to Open
Fourteen years after 100 people were killed at a Great White concert, a park dedicated to their memory is set to open.
Ted Nugent Considering Running for U.S. Senate
Ted Nugent may be seeking the Republican nomination to be the U.S. Senator from Michigan in 2018.
Jerry Garcia’s ‘Wolf’ Guitar to Be Sold at Benefit Auction
One of Jerry Garcia's most famous guitars will be sold to benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Eddie Van Halen FaceTimes With Terminal Prostate Cancer Patient
A terminal cancer patient's bucket list wish was granted when he had a conversation with Eddie Van Halen via FaceTime.
Eric Clapton Releases Song for John Wetton
Eric Clapton recorded some music in memory of Asia and King Crimson bassist John Wetton.
Black Sabbath Keyboardist Geoff Nicholls Dies
Geoff Nicholls, who played keyboards with Black Sabbath for 25 years, has died of lung cancer.
Howard Kaufman, Manager of Aerosmith, Stevie Nicks and the Eagles, Dies
The man who formed Front Line Management with Irving Azoff has died at the age of 79.
Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band Pulls Out of Donald Trump Inaugural Ball
Citing their respect for Bruce Springsteen, the B Street Band will not play the Garden State Presidential Inaugural Gala this week.
Ray Davies to Be Knighted
The Kinks' frontman was named on Queen Elizabeth II's New Year Honours List.
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.
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.