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.
Prince and George Clinton Team Up for ‘We Can Funk': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
"We Can Funk," from 1990's 'Graffiti Bridge,' gave Prince an opportunity to work with one of his idols, George Clinton of Parliament-Funkadelic.
Acrobat Falls to Death Prior to Green Day’s Performance at Spanish Festival
Green Day and the organizers of the Mad Cool Festival have been criticized for continuing after an acrobat fell to his death.
LCD Soundsystem’s Gavin Russom Comes Out as Transgender
Gavin Russom told Grindr that she wanted to go public before the band released 'American Dream.'
Prince Looks Outside for Strings on ‘Anotherloverholenyohead’
"Anotherloverholenyohead" was among the earliest fruits of a lengthy and productive relationship between Prince and string arranger Clare Fischer.
Foo Fighters Debut New Song, ‘Dirty Water,’ in Paris
Foo Fighters have previewed a fifth song from their upcoming album 'Concrete and Gold.'
Patrick Carney of the Black Keys and Michelle Branch Are Engaged
The couple met at a Grammy party in 2015 and he co-wrote and produced her new album, 'Hopeless Romantic.'
Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers Reunite With Original Drummer Jack Irons
The Red Hot Chili Peppers honored guitarist Hillel Slovak on the anniversary of his death by having a fellow co-founding member sit in.
Prince Falls In Love With the Heavens Above on ‘Lovesexy': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
"Lovesexy" exemplified Prince's positive vibes after the debacle of the 'Black Album.'
Fyre Festival Organizer Arrested for Wire Fraud, Faces 20 Years in Prison
An FBI Investigation has turned up that Billy MacFarland allegedly defrauded investors by claiming the Fyre Festival had taken in more money than it had.
Smashing Pumpkins’ Original Lineup Could Reunite in 2018
Drummer Jimmy Chamberlin said that the original foursome is talking about performing again next year.
Stone Roses Reportedly Break Up, Ian Brown Working on Solo Album
It appears that the Stone Roses have split for the second time.
Watch Nine Inch Nails Perform ‘She’s Gone Away’ on ‘Twin Peaks’
Nine Inch Nails appeared as themselves and performed a song from their newest EP on last night's episode of