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.
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.
Listen to the Rolling Stones’ ‘Ride ‘Em on Down’
The Rolling Stones have given us a third taste of their upcoming 'Blue & Lonesome' record.
Tony Iommi Won’t Rule Out Future Black Sabbath Performances
Tony Iommi can see Black Sabbath continuing beyond their "final show."
Jer Bulsara, Freddie Mercury’s Mother, Dies
Brian May broke the news that Jer Bulsara has died at the age of 94.
Leonard Cohen Dies
Leonard Cohen, the legendary singer, songwriter and poet, has died at the age of 82.
Gregg Allman to Skip Two New York Shows, but His Band Will Play for Free
Gregg Allman will miss two concerts while a bruised vocal cord heals.
Ozzy Osbourne Is Writing Songs With Steve Stevens
As Black Sabbath prepares its last-ever show, Ozzy Osbourne spoke of plans to continue his solo career.
Iggy Pop Is Still Recording Despite Thoughts About Retiring
Iggy Pop has recorded five songs, even though he's considering retirement.
Joey Kramer Says Steven Tyler and Joe Perry Meeting President Obama Is ‘Not Representative…
Aerosmith's drummer didn't like the idea of the band publicizing Steven Tyler and Joe Perry's encounter with President Barack Obama.
Phil Collins Says He Did Not Divorce His Wife By Fax
Phil Collins denied a rumor that's been circulating for more than 20 years.