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.
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.
The Black Keys Reunited at Dan Auerbach’s Show Last Night
Patrick Carney sat in with his bandmate Dan Auerbach during the Easy Eye Sound Revue's February 2018 stop in Nashville.
Jack White Thinks Rock Is ‘About to Explode Again’
The lack of traditional guitar-based rock bands on this summer's upcoming festival circuit has been one of the season's main talking points. But Jack White isn't too worried about it.
Foo Fighters Win Grammy for ‘Run’
"Run," the lead single from Foo Fighters' 'Concrete & Gold,' took home the 2018 Grammy for Best Rock Song. The night featured many wins by alternative and indie acts.
Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Will Not Include D’arcy Wretzky
Original bassist D'arcy Wretzky says she will not be a part of the Smashing Pumpkins' reunion tour.
Billy Corgan Teases Smashing Pumpkins Reunion
Billy Corgan posted a picture of himself with original Smashing Pumpkins members James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin in the studio.
Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies
Dolores O’Riordan, who fronted the Irish alternative rock band the Cranberries, has died in a London hotel.
Chris Cornell Fans Asked Not to Film at His Grave
Ever since he was laid to rest last May, Chris Cornell fans have been making pilgrimages to the Hollywood Forever cemetery in Los Angeles to visit his final resting place.
Jim Burns, Co-Creator of ‘MTV Unplugged,’ Dies
Jim Burns, who helped create MTV's 'Unplugged' series, died three days after being struck by a taxi in New York.
Billy Corgan Has Recorded a Double-Album
Billy Corgan revealed that he recently recorded 16 songs in Nashville.
Jack White Hints at New Album With Teaser Video
Jack White has been talking about his follow-up to 2014's 'Lazaretto' for much of the year, and we think he's almost ready to unleash it.
Foo Fighters, Chris Cornell and Queens of the Stone Age Nominated for 2018 Grammys
Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age and Chris Cornell are among the big names who picked up nominations for the 2018 Grammy Awards.
Noel Gallagher Says He Doesn’t Know Any Taylor Swift Fans
Taylor Swift is undeniably one of the biggest pop stars in the world, but Noel Gallagher can't figure out why.
Beck’s ‘Colors’ Finally Official: Cover Art, Track List, New ‘Dear Life’ Single Released
Beck has given out more details on his 13th album, including a new single, "Dear Life."
Pearl Jam Announce Details for ‘Let’s Play Two’ Movie
The band's connection to the Chicago Cubs will be explored in their concert film/documentary, 'Let's Play Two.'
Who Is the Foo Fighters’ Big Secret Guest Star? Here Are Six Candidates
Since Dave Grohl isn't divulging the name of the big guest star on 'Concrete and Gold,' we've taken his hints and come up with our own shortlist.