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.
Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine + Depeche Mode Shut Out of Rock Hall Class of 2018
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2018 has been announced and Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine and other alternative bands didn't make the cut.
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.
David Bowie Documentary to Air on HBO Next Year
Francis Whately's 'David Bowie: The Last Five Years' will be shown on HBO in early 2018.
Heroin Overdose Suspected in Death of Faith No More’s Chuck Mosley
Cleveland police reportedly discovered "two syringes, a baggie and a spoon with residue" near Chuck Mosley's body.
Queens of the Stone Age Announce 2018 North American Tour
Queens of the Stone Age will spend a good chunk of the first half of 2018 promoting 'Villains' across North America.
Pixies and Weezer Announce Co-Headlining 2018 North American Tour
Pixies and Weezer will embark on a seven-week tour in the summer of 2018.
Watch Linkin Park Debut ‘Looking for an Answer’ at Chester Bennington Memorial Concert
The band performed a new song at a concert held in memory of their late singer, Chester Bennington.
Foo Fighters Announce 2018 North American Tour
Foo Fighters will play more dates in North America in the spring and summer of 2018.
UPDATED: Foo Fighters Postpone Three Concerts Due to ‘Family Emergency’
Foo Fighters are only a week into their tour supporting Concrete and Gold, but unfortunately, they've already had to reschedule three of their shows.
Linkin Park to Stream Chester Bennington Tribute Concert
The band will stream next Friday's concert to honor departed frontman Chester Bennington on their YouTube channel.
Tom Petty Dead at 66: Longtime Manager Confirms
Tom Petty, one of the most beloved songwriters of the rock era, has died at the age of 66.