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.
Alexis Mardas, the Beatles’ ‘Magic Alex,’ Dies
Yanni Alexis Mardas, known to Beatles fans as "Magic Alex," died in Athens at 74.
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic to Release Career-Spanning ‘Squeeze Box’
All of "Weird Al" Yankovic's studio albums will be released in an accordion-shaped box set.
Watch Eddie Vedder Sing at President Obama’s Farewell Address
Eddie Vedder and the Chicago Children's Choir sang prior to President Obama's farewell address tonight.
U2 Stopped Working on ‘Songs of Experience’ Because of Donald Trump
The Edge revealed that U2 decided to revisit 'The Joshua Tree' after Donald Trump was elected President of the United States.
Watch James Corden and Jim Parsons Spoof Kansas’ ‘Dust in the Wind’ Video
James Corden and Jim Parsons wore some excessively '70s outfits in a remake of Kansas' "Dust in the Wind" video.
Sting to Headline David Bowie Tribute Concert
A benefit concert in Los Angeles that honors the life of David Bowie will feature Sting.
Charles Manson Hospitalized
Charles Manson is believed to be seriously ill.
Red Hot Chili Peppers and Patti Smith to Appear in Terrence Malick’s Film, ‘Song to Song’
A new movie about the Austin music scene features cameos from several alternative and indie rockers.
Radiohead, Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar to Headline 2017 Coachella
The lineup for the 2017 Coachella Festival has been released.
David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’ Is Top-Selling U.K. Vinyl in 2016
Sales of David Bowie's final album and catalog led to a 25-year high for vinyl sales in Britain.