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.
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.
MGMT Announce Tour, Release Date and Track Listing for ‘Little Dark Age’
MGMT have given us details of their next record, 'Little Dark Age,' as well as dates for a North American tour.
Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies
Dolores O’Riordan, who fronted the Irish alternative rock band the Cranberries, has died in a London hotel.
David Byrne, St. Vincent and Fleet Foxes to Play Coachella
The lineup for the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been revealed.
Chris Cornell Fans Asked Not to Film at His Grave
Ever since he was laid to rest last May, Chris Cornell fans have been making pilgrimages to the Hollywood Forever cemetery in Los Angeles to visit his final resting place.
Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine + Depeche Mode Shut Out of Rock Hall Class of 2018
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2018 has been announced and Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine and other alternative bands didn't make the cut.
Stone Temple Pilots Announce 2018 U.S. Tour
Stone Temple Pilots revealed dates for a U.S. tour to take place in the spring of 2018.