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.’s New Benefit Song, ‘Fascinating’
Band recorded song in the Bahamas but left it in the vaults.
Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy to Announce ‘Hella Mega’ Tour
The three punk-pop bands have been teasing plans to hit the road together.
35 Famous Records You Probably Didn’t Realize Were Covers
Bet you didn't know somebody else recorded these songs before they got popular.
Rock Star Whiskeys
Since the beginning of the craft whiskey boom of the early-to-mid '10s, a handful of rockers have partnered with distilleries to launch their own line of the spirit.
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.
Moby’s Los Angeles Mansion Is on the Market for $4.5 Million
A 92-year-old mansion owned by Moby has just hit the market.
Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies
Dolores O’Riordan, who fronted the Irish alternative rock band the Cranberries, has died in a London hotel.
How Bruce Springsteen Stumbled on ‘Working on a Dream’
After a bounce-back decade, Bruce Springsteen took a step backward.