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.
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...
Pearl Jam Voted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Pearl Jam was among the list of inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
UPDATE: CeeLo Green’s Exploding Cell Phone Video Was Staged, Not Real
A video seeming to show a cell phone exploding in the face of CeeLo Green turned out to be just a publicity stunt.
David Bowie Was Considered for Gandalf in ‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy
The trilogy's casting director confirms the rumor that David Bowie was approached about playing Gandalf, but he never actually auditioned.