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.
Listen to Prince’s Studio Recording of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’
With the second anniversary of Prince's death approaching, his estate has given us a taste of what's inside his famous vault.
Huey Lewis Cancels All 2018 Shows Due to Hearing Loss
Under advice from his doctors, Huey Lewis has canceled the remainder of his tour calendar for this year.
Dire Straits’ John Illsley Confirms Mark Knopfler No-Show at Rock Hall Ceremony
Dire Straits' co-founder John Illsley has confirmed that frontman Mark Knopfler will not attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony this Saturday.
Watch ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Play Guitar Solo From Neil Young’s ‘Cinnamon Girl’
'Weird Al' Yankovic made his guitar-playing debut by recreating Neil Young's famous one-note guitar solo from 'Cinnamon Girl.'
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.
Elton John Walked Offstage During Vegas Show Because a Fan Kept Trying to Touch Him
The actions of a fan once again derailed Elton John's 'Million Dollar Piano' show at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Poison Announce Summer Tour With Cheap Trick
For the second year in a row, the reunited original lineup of Poison will be out on the road in the summer. And they're bringing Cheap Trick along.
Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies
Dolores O’Riordan, who fronted the Irish alternative rock band the Cranberries, has died in a London hotel.
Watch a Concert Marriage Proposal Go Horribly Wrong
A man popped the question onstage at a Front Bottoms concert, but it didn't go as well as he had hoped.
Bryan Adams Writes Score for ‘Pretty Woman’ Musical
The 1990 smash hit movie 'Pretty Woman' is being turned into a musical, with a world premiere next spring in Chicago in anticipation of a move to Broadway.