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.
Tom Petty’s Former House Is for Sale for $5 Million
A house that Tom Petty owned in Encino, Calif., hit the market on the anniversary of the day it had burned to the ground.
Dave Matthews Band Violinist Boyd Tinsley Sued for Sexual Misconduct
A musician in a band created by Tinsley is alleging that the violinist made inappropriate advances towards him.
Kurt Cobain Death Scene Photos Will Remain Private
An appellate court has ruled against a journalist in his attempt to see photos from the 1994 death scene of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.
Lenny Kravitz Announces ‘Raise Vibration’ Album
Lenny Kravitz is set to release his 11th studio album, 'Raise Vibration,' on Sept. 7.
Seattle Hotel Opens Beatles and Pearl Jam-Themed Suites
The Edgewater Hotel in Seattle has renovated a pair of suites to have Beatles and Pearl Jam themes.
George Clinton to Retire From Touring
The mothership is preparing for its final voyage.
Cranberries Plan to Release Final Sessions With Dolores O’Riordan
Shortly after the death of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan in January, the surviving members of the band said that they had been working on their eighth album.
Listen to ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Mash Up 14 ‘Hamilton’ Songs, Polka-Style
"Weird Al" Yankovic's latest polka medley takes on the biggest thing to hit Broadway in years.
Depeche Mode Announce 2018 North American Tour
Depeche Mode have extended last year's Global 'Spirit' Tour into 2018, with nine more shows in North America.
The Decemberists, Eels and Yo La Tengo Announce New Albums and Tours
As bands are lining up their spring and summer tour plans, the first few weeks of 2018 have seen a slew of announcements regarding new albums.