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.
Linkin Park Issue Statement on Chester Bennington’s Death: ‘Your Absence Leaves a Void Tha…
Linkin Park have issued their first public statement since frontman Chester Bennington took his own life last week.
Arcade Fire Mock Bad Review With ‘Premature Premature Evaluation’ of ‘Everything Now’
Arcade Fire have taken issue with a website that said that the band were finished after listening to only one song from its new album.
Did Nine Inch Nails Release a David Bowie Cover Last Year?
The arrangement of Bowie's "I Can't Give Anything Away" that Nine Inch Nails performed last night is similar to a version that surfaced online last year.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers Are Not Considering Retiring
Flea said that the group had not made any plans to quit the road.
Michael Stipe Joins the Radiohead / Roger Waters Spat
As Radiohead prepare for their controversial show in Israel, they've found a sympathetic voice in R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe.
Acrobat Falls to Death Prior to Green Day’s Performance at Spanish Festival
Green Day and the organizers of the Mad Cool Festival have been criticized for continuing after an acrobat fell to his death.
Patrick Carney of the Black Keys and Michelle Branch Are Engaged
The couple met at a Grammy party in 2015 and he co-wrote and produced her new album, 'Hopeless Romantic.'
Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers Reunite With Original Drummer Jack Irons
The Red Hot Chili Peppers honored guitarist Hillel Slovak on the anniversary of his death by having a fellow co-founding member sit in.
Chris Cornell’s Family Writes Father’s Day Tribute to Him
Chris Cornell's wife and two teenage daughters shared special memories of their father.
Watch the Premiere of Foo Fighters’ New Song, ‘Lah Di Dah’
Foo Fighters kicked off their European tour in Iceland, where they unveiled another new song and gave live debuts to another two.