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.
Eddie Van Halen FaceTimes With Terminal Prostate Cancer Patient
A terminal cancer patient's bucket list wish was granted when he had a conversation with Eddie Van Halen via FaceTime.
David Bowie to Release ‘No Plan’ EP on CD and Vinyl
Six weeks after it was released digitally, David Bowie's 'No Plan' will be put out on CD, with a couple of vinyl releases to follow.
12 Farewell Tours That Weren’t Actually Goodbye
We look at 12 times bands said they were giving up the road, but eventually returned.
Frances Bean Cobain Wants Her Father’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar From Ex-Husband
The daughter of Kurt Cobain has filed paperwork to get back the acoustic guitar used on Nirvana's 'Unplugged in New York' from her ex-husband.
Watch Blondie Perform ‘One Way or Another’ on PBS’ ‘Soundstage': Exclusive Premiere
Diffuser is pleased to premiere Blondie performing "One Way or Another" on PBS' 'Soundstage.'
Adam Ant Guitarist Tom Edwards Dies
Tom Edwards, who served as the guitarist and musical director for Adam Ant died yesterday (Jan. 25) at the age of 41.
U2 May Play New Songs on ‘The Joshua Tree’ 30th Anniversary Tour
Bassist Adam Clayton talked about creating the setlist for U2's upcoming 'The Joshua Tree' 30th anniversary tour.
Win a Pair of Tickets to See Def Leppard
Ultimate Classic Rock has teamed up with Def Leppard and Live Nation to give one lucky fan a pair of tickets to see Def Leppard this spring.
Watch Audioslave’s First Performance Since 2005
Audioslave reunited at the Anti-Inaugural Ball thrown by Prophets of Rage, a protest of the inauguration of Donald Trump.
Mike Kellie, Drummer for Spooky Tooth, Dies
Mike Kellie, who played with Spooky Tooth, the Only Ones and many British rock sessions in the early '70s, died at the age of 69.
Howard Kaufman, Manager of Aerosmith, Stevie Nicks and the Eagles, Dies
The man who formed Front Line Management with Irving Azoff has died at the age of 79.
Watch President-Elect Donald Trump Walk Out to the Rolling Stones’ ‘Heart of Stone’ at His…
Donald and Melania Trump chose the Rolling Stones' 1964 single "Heart of Stone" as they walked down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.