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.
Charles Manson Hospitalized
Charles Manson is believed to be seriously ill.
Watch Michael Stipe Sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Patti Smith
The former R.E.M. frontman celebrated his hero's 70th birthday onstage with her in Chicago.
Allan Williams, the Beatles’ First Manager, Dies
Williams managed the band from 1960-1 and was responsible for sending them to Hamburg.
Bob Dylan’s Twitter Account Hacked, Reports Fake Death of Britney Spears
The Twitter accounts of Bob Dylan and Sony Music Global were hacked, announcing the fake news that Britney Spears had died.
Eddie Vedder Gives $10,000 to Struggling Family at Christmas
After reading a story about a family facing eviction, Eddie Vedder was one of many who stepped forward to help.
U2 Will Honor the 30th Anniversary of ‘The Joshua Tree’ in Concert Next Year
U2 said they have plans to honor the 30th anniversary of 'The Joshua Tree' in concert next year.
Paul McCartney Remembers George Michael’s ‘Sweet Soul Music’
Paul McCartney paid tribute to George Michael, who died on Christmas Day.
Bruce Springsteen Releases Last E Street Band Concert With Clarence Clemons
Bruce Springsteen has given an official release to his Nov. 22, 2009 concert from Buffalo, N.Y., his last show to feature Clarence Clemons.
ELO’S Bev Bevan Is Hoping to Reunite With Jeff Lynne at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
ELO's founding drummer wants to make peace with the group's founder when the group is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Alec Baldwin Offers to Sing AC/DC’s ‘Highway to Hell’ at Donald Trump’s Inauguration
Famous Donald Trump critic Alec Baldwin is willing to perform at the inauguration, but on one condition...