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.
Not Even Pretty on the Inside: Courtney Love’s Abandoned House Sold
Courtney Love has sold a fire-damaged, graffiti-strewn house in Olympia, Wash.
Kid Rock’s Boyhood ‘Paradise’ Can Be Yours for $600,000
The 22-room house in Bruce Township, Mich., where Kid Rock grew up has hit the market.
Watch Toto Cover Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’
Veteran band repays that "Africa" cover in concert.
Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ Returns to U.K. Chart Prior to Donald Trump’s Visit
The president is visiting the U.K. this week, so "American Idiot" is a hit all over again.
Listen to the Struts’ New Single, ‘Body Talks’
The first song from the glam band's upcoming second album is ready for your ears.
Kurt Cobain Death Scene Photos Will Remain Private
An appellate court has ruled against a journalist in his attempt to see photos from the 1994 death scene of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.
The Struts Work Hard to Give Their Fans a ‘Big Smile’
The Struts have been getting greater exposure in the U.S. as the opening act on the Foo Fighters' tour.
Billie Joe Armstrong Postpones the Longshot’s Tour Dates
The Longshot, a side project of Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, have postponed the remainder of the West Coast leg of their tour.
Gibson Files for Bankruptcy
Gibson Brands Inc., the manufacturer of Gibson guitars, has filed for Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Live Nation to Eliminate Plastic Straws at Outdoor Venues
If you're attending a concert at an amphitheater owned by Live Nation this summer, you may notice a slight change if you order a beverage.