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.
Alice Cooper to Star in NBC’s Live ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Musical
NBC will broadcast a live production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' with Alice Cooper as King Herod, on Easter Sunday 2018.
Ousted Queen Movie Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexual Assault
A lawsuit alleges that Bryan Singer, who was fired this week from the Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' raped a 17-year-old boy in 2003.
Bob Seger Discusses His ‘Bad Year and a Half’
Bob Seger is about halfway through his recovery period from the back surgery that forced him to postpone most of his tour this past fall, and he's itching to get back out on the road.
Listen to Paul McCartney’s Extremely Rare 1965 Christmas Record
An extremely rare record made by Paul McCartney for his bandmates during the holidays in 1965 has made its way online.
Eagles Add Dates to 2018 North American Tour
The Eagles revealed eight more dates to next year's tour.
Listen to Mudcrutch’s Tom Leadon’s Tribute to Tom Petty, ‘My Best Old Friend’
Tom Leadon, who played with Tom Petty in the Gainesville, Fla., band Mudcrutch, has written a song for his old friend.
Watch a Concert Marriage Proposal Go Horribly Wrong
A man popped the question onstage at a Front Bottoms concert, but it didn't go as well as he had hoped.
Pentti ‘Whitey’ Glan, Drummer for Lou Reed and Alice Cooper, Dies
Session drummer Pentti Glan played on Lou Reed's 'Rock and Roll Animal' and Alice Cooper's 'Welcome to My Nightmare.'
How Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’ Wound Up in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’
Taika Waititi said that Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" helped him get the job directing 'Thor: Ragnarok.'
Frank Zappa’s Entire Halloween 1977 New York Residency to Be Released
The six shows in four nights that Frank Zappa played at New York's Palladium in late-October 1977 will arrive on Oct. 20.
Adrian Belew Will Not Participate in Frank Zappa Hologram Tour
After first saying he would "consider" taking part, Adrian Belew now says that he will not be involved in next year's Frank Zappa hologram tour.
Bob Seger Announces New Album, ‘I Knew You When,’ Releases Single to Radio
The news coincides perfectly with Bob Seger's sold-out concert Saturday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills outside his native Detroit.