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 Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies
Dolores O’Riordan, who fronted the Irish alternative rock band the Cranberries, has died in a London hotel.
U2, Coldplay, Depeche Mode Among 2017’s Top-Grossing Tours
U2's 30th anniversary tour for 'The Joshua Tree' was the highest-grossing tour of 2017.
Psychedelic Furs’ ‘Love My Way’ Surges After Appearing in ‘Call Me by Your Name’
Psychedelic Furs' first U.S. hit has had its biggest week ever on streaming services after placement in a critically acclaimed film.
Noel Gallagher Says He Doesn’t Know Any Taylor Swift Fans
Taylor Swift is undeniably one of the biggest pop stars in the world, but Noel Gallagher can't figure out why.
Weezer Announce New Album ‘Pacific Daydream,’ Release ‘Mexican Fender’ Video
Weezer's 11th album, 'Pacific Daydream,' will arrive Oct. 27.
Prince Honors His Dad With ‘Father’s Song': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
The main melody for the 'Purple Rain' outtake "Father's Song" was written by John Nelson, Prince's father.
‘Wally,’ The ‘Beautiful’ Prince Song Nobody Will Ever Hear: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
A ballad Prince wrote after his breakup with Susannah Melvoin is the Holy Grail for Prince collectors.
Liam Gallagher Reportedly Once Threatened to Stab Third Eye Blind Guitarist
A wayward can of Coke almost led to violence between Liam Gallagher and then-Third Eye Blind guitarist Kevin Cadogan.
Weezer Release New Song, ‘Feels Like Summer,’ Announce Plans for New Album
Weezer have given us a preview of their 11th album in the form of the lead single, "Feels Like Summer."
Cure to Reportedly Release ‘Greatest Hits’ and ‘Acoustic Hits’ on Record Store Day
There's a rumor that the Cure are going to release vinyl picture discs of their 2001 CD compilation and its bonus disc.