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.
Ted Nugent Considering Running for U.S. Senate
Ted Nugent may be seeking the Republican nomination to be the U.S. Senator from Michigan in 2018.
John Mellencamp Announces ‘Sad Clowns & Hillbillies’ Album, 2017 Summer Tour
John Mellencamp will tour the U.S. for five weeks in support of his upcoming album, 'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies.'
Nikki Sixx ‘Can’t Wait’ Until Donald Trump Is No Longer President
Sixx said that he didn't believe that Trump is "the right choice for our country."
‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Goes to David Bowie’s ‘Suffragette City’
Marvel has returned to David Bowie's 'Ziggy Stardust' album for their next installment of the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' franchise.
Tom Petty Remembers Meeting George Harrison and Ringo Starr
While receiving MusiCares Person of the Year Award, Tom Petty remembered getting a lesson in paying your dues when he met a pair of former Beatles.
Guns N’ Roses Play Rose Tattoo’s ‘Nice Boys’ Live With Angry Anderson
For their final night in Sydney, Guns N' Roses brought out Rose Tattoo singer Angry Anderson for a cover of "Nice Boys."
15 Artists Who Never Won a Grammy
We were surprised to find out that 15 of the best and most influential alternative rockers have never won a Grammy Award.
Full Lineup for Mountain Jam 2017 Announced: Tom Petty, Steve Miller Band and String Chees…
Mountain Jam has announced its complete lineup that will be performing June 16-18 at Hunter Mountain in Hunter, N.Y.
Depeche Mode Will Let Fans Run Their Facebook Page
Depeche Mode are allowing a different fan to run their Facebook page every day for a year.
Jerry Garcia’s ‘Wolf’ Guitar to Be Sold at Benefit Auction
One of Jerry Garcia's most famous guitars will be sold to benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Eddie Van Halen FaceTimes With Terminal Prostate Cancer Patient
A terminal cancer patient's bucket list wish was granted when he had a conversation with Eddie Van Halen via FaceTime.
David Bowie to Release ‘No Plan’ EP on CD and Vinyl
Six weeks after it was released digitally, David Bowie's 'No Plan' will be put out on CD, with a couple of vinyl releases to follow.