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.
Paul Simon Announces ‘Homeward Bound: The Farewell Tour’
Paul Simon revealed dates for his last-ever tour of North America and Europe, which will take place in the spring and summer of 2018.
Tom Petty Dead at 66: Longtime Manager Confirms
Tom Petty, one of the most beloved songwriters of the rock era, has died at the age of 66.
Sinead O’Connor to Talk About Her Struggle With Mental Illness on ‘Dr. Phil’
Sinead O'Connor will go into detail about the physical and sexual abuse she suffered as a child on next week's season premiere of 'Dr. Phil.'
Foreigner Reunite With Lou Gramm, Al Greenwood and Ian McDonald for the First Time Since 1…
Four of the five surviving original members of Foreigner performed together for the first time since 1980 at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh, N.Y., tonight.
Eddie Money Loses Motion to Dismiss Claims in Ex-Drummer’s Wrongful Termination Lawsuit
In a deposition, Eddie Money said he imagined an album called 'The Reasons Why I Fired Glenn.'
The Eagles Are Suing the Owners of a ‘Hotel California’
The group says the owners of a Mexican hotel are suggesting a connection between their property and the Eagles hit song and album.
Fyre Festival Canceled After Distastrous First Day
A festival promising luxury on a private island in the Bahamas has been shelved due to poor planning.
Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie Announce First Concert Together
On July 19, three days after Fleetwood Mac perform at Classic West, Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie will perform songs from their upcoming duet album.
U2 to Release 30th Anniversary Editions of ‘The Joshua Tree’
U2 will release Deluxe and Super Deluxe Editions of their 1987 blockbuster in honor of the record's 30th anniversary.
Memorial Park Dedicated to the Victims of the Great White Concert Fire to Open
Fourteen years after 100 people were killed at a Great White concert, a park dedicated to their memory is set to open.
Eric Clapton Releases Song for John Wetton
Eric Clapton recorded some music in memory of Asia and King Crimson bassist John Wetton.
Steve Wright of the Greg Kihn Band Dies
Steve Wright, the bass player of the original Greg Kihn Band who co-wrote their biggest hits, has died of a heart attack.