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.
Elvis Costello Makes Public Service Announcement for Music-Based Alzheimer’s Charity
Elvis Costello has donated his voice to Music & Memory, an organization which helps patients reconnect with their memories by playing music from their past.
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.
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.
Eric Clapton Releases Song for John Wetton
Eric Clapton recorded some music in memory of Asia and King Crimson bassist John Wetton.
Watch Blondie Perform ‘One Way or Another’ on PBS’ ‘Soundstage': Exclusive Premiere
Diffuser is pleased to premiere Blondie performing "One Way or Another" on PBS' 'Soundstage.'
Saga to Call it Quits at the End of 2017
The Canadian progressive rock band, who had a few U.S. hits in the early '80s, will break up after 40 years and 21 albums.
Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band Pulls Out of Donald Trump Inaugural Ball
Citing their respect for Bruce Springsteen, the B Street Band will not play the Garden State Presidential Inaugural Gala this week.
Brian May Remembers Lord Snowdon, Who Took the Cover Photo for Queen’s ‘Greatest Hits’
Brain May recalled the time Queen posed for a photo shoot with Lord Snowdon, who died yesterday.
Alexis Mardas, the Beatles’ ‘Magic Alex,’ Dies
Yanni Alexis Mardas, known to Beatles fans as "Magic Alex," died in Athens at 74.