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.
Watch Dan Auerbach Play ‘Shine on Me’ From ‘Austin City Limits': Exclusive Premiere
Dan Auerbach will make his solo debut on 'Austin City Limits' tomorrow (Feb. 10).
Depeche Mode Announce 2018 North American Tour
Depeche Mode have extended last year's Global 'Spirit' Tour into 2018, with nine more shows in North America.
Car Playing David Bowie’s Music Will Be Shot Into Space
SpaceX, the company founded by Elon Musk, will send the Falcon Heavy rocket on its first-ever proper flight, where it plans to release one of his Tesla Roadsters into space today.
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.
The Decemberists, Eels and Yo La Tengo Announce New Albums and Tours
As bands are lining up their spring and summer tour plans, the first few weeks of 2018 have seen a slew of announcements regarding new albums.
Erasure Announce New Album, ‘World Beyond,’ and North American Tour
'World Beyond' is an orchestral re-working of 2017's 'World Be Gone' with the Brussels-based classical ensemble Echo Collective.
MGMT Announce Tour, Release Date and Track Listing for ‘Little Dark Age’
MGMT have given us details of their next record, 'Little Dark Age,' as well as dates for a North American tour.
UPDATED: Seal Is No Longer Being Investigated for Sexual Battery
Actress Tracey Birdsall has filed charges after an incident where Seal allegedly kissed and groped her.
Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies
Dolores O’Riordan, who fronted the Irish alternative rock band the Cranberries, has died in a London hotel.
Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Slams Donald Trump for Calling Haiti a ‘S—hole’
Win Butler, whose wife and bandmate is of Haitian descent, called the Caribbean country "one of the most special and amazing places" on Earth.