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.
Leonard Cohen Dies
Leonard Cohen, the legendary singer, songwriter and poet, has died at the age of 82.
Gregg Allman Cancels All Remaining 2016 Shows
Due to ongoing health issues, Gregg Allman will not perform again until 2017.
Lemmy Pop! Vinyl Figurine Arriving in November
A collectible figurine of Motorhead's frontman will be available in time for the holidays.
Robert Plant Episode of ‘Austin City Limits’ to Premiere This Weekend
Robert Plant performed on the long-running PBS show back in March.
Don Henley Says an Eagles Reunion Could Happen
Don Henley has found a way in which the surviving Eagles could perform again.
Neil Young Protests Dakota Access Pipeline With New Song, ‘Indian Givers’
"Indian Givers" finds Neil Young siding with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their fight against an oil pipeline.
Richie Sambora Leaves Door Open for Return to Bon Jovi
Richie Sambora says that "everything is cool" between him and Jon Bon Jovi.
Freddie Mercury Gets an Asteroid Named After Him
In honor of the Queen singer's 70th birthday, an asteroid has been renamed "Freddiemercury."
Jerry Heller, Music Industry Veteran, Dies
Heller was an agent and promoter in the '60s and '70s before founding Ruthless Records.
AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Suffered a Heart Attack
Phil Rudd revealed that he had a stent inserted after having a heart attack a few weeks ago.
Steven Adler Plays Two Songs With Guns N’ Roses in Los Angeles
Adler sat in with his former bandmates at a hometown gig at Dodger Stadium.
Ex-UFO Bassist Pete Way Has Heart Attack
Pete Way has suffered a heart attack only two years after beating prostate cancer.