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.
Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ First TV Appearance on Alan Thicke’s ‘Thicke of the Night…
The late Alan Thicke gave the then-unknown Red Hot Chili Peppers their first nationally televised performance.
Live Reunites Original Lineup, Will Tour and Release New Music in 2017
Ed Kowalczyk's return to Live was made official, with news of a world tour and new music to come in 2017.
Scott Weiland Remembered by Wildabouts Bassist Tommy Black
Wildabouts bassist Tommy Black is focusing on the good times he had making music with Scott Weiland.
Tom Petty Says His Next Tour May Be the ‘Last Big One’
Tom Petty says the Heartbreakers may slow down after next year's 40th anniversary tour ends.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Release Video for ‘Sick Love’
"Sick Love" features a piano contribution by Elton John, who received a writing credit due to its similarity to "Bennie and the Jets."
Nirvana’s ‘Incesticide’ to Get 25th Anniversary Vinyl Reissue
Nirvana's 1992 rarities compilation will be available on vinyl on Jan. 13, 2017.
Members of Green Day and Radiohead Join Kate Nash’s Fight Against the Dakota Access Pipeli…
More than 120 musicians signed an open letter to the U.S. government in support of the members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Nine People Killed in Fire in Oakland Electronic Music Show
A deadly fire swept through an Oakland warehouse during a show by electronic music artist Golden Donna.
Elton John Denies Retirement Rumors
Elton John has refuted a British tabloid report saying that he was going to hang it up when he turns 70 next year.
Dead and Company Announce 2017 U.S. Tour
The John Mayer-fronted band with three founders of the Grateful Dead will play amphitheaters and stadiums in the late spring of 2017.
Mick Jagger and Bono to Participate in Documentary About Prince
'Prince: R U Listening?' is expected to be released in the spring of 2017.
Songs by R.E.M., Nirvana and David Bowie Inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame
The list of 2017 inductees into the Grammy Hall of Fame has been announced.