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.
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.
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.
Dead and Company Announce 2017 U.S. Tour
The John Mayer-fronted band with three founders of the Grateful Dead will play amphitheaters and stadiums in the late spring of 2017.
Mick Jagger and Bono to Participate in Documentary About Prince
'Prince: R U Listening?' is expected to be released in the spring of 2017.