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.
Listen to R.E.M. Perform ‘E-Bow the Letter’ With Radiohead’s Thom Yorke
Another preview from the upcoming 'R.E.M. at the BBC' box set.
Tom Petty Camp Plotting ‘Wildflowers’ Box, ’97 Fillmore Live Set
Mike Campbell talked about the possibility of more archival releases from late band leader.
Listen to Joan Jett’s New Song ‘Fresh Start’
Track comes from the upcoming 'Bad Reputation' documentary.
R.E.M. to Release ‘At the BBC’ Box Set
Sessions recorded between 1984 and 2008 collected on eight CDs and one DVD.
Flea Speaks About Unreleased 2003 Red Hot Chili Peppers Album
Upon returning to Twitter, Flea remembered an album's worth of material that they recorded for their 2003 'Greatest Hits' record.
Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament Defends Anti-Donald Trump Poster
Pearl Jam's bassist released a statement in defense of his poster, which portrays a bald eagle picking at President Trump's dead body.
Aretha Franklin Year by Year: 1961-2017 Photos
We've collected photos of Aretha Franklin from every year between 1961 and 2017.
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.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Imagine’ Film Returning to Theaters
The movie documenting the making of the classic album will be shown next month.
Watch Toto Cover Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’
Veteran band repays that "Africa" cover in concert.