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.
Joe Perry Announces Solo ‘Joe Perry and Friends’ Shows
Joe Perry will play three dates in support of his new solo album, 'Sweetzerland Manifesto,' next month.
Listen to Roger Waters’ New Track, ‘Supremacy’
Roger Waters has recited part of a Palestinian poem to protest President Donald Trump's recent decisions regarding Israel.
How Eddie Van Halen Influenced Jack White’s New Album
An interview with Eddie Van Halen helped change Jack White's mind about guitars.
Gary Burden, Album Cover Artist for Neil Young, the Doors + the Eagles, Dies
Gary Burden's album artwork helped define the images of the California singer-songwriter scene of the '70s.
Pearl Jam Release New Song, ‘Can’t Deny Me,’ to Fan Club
Pearl Jam gave members of their Ten Club a surprise in the form of a new song called "Can't Deny Me."
Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner Questions the Credibility of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Judas Priest's guitarist said that Judas Priest and other metal bands deserve to be recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Gibson’s Creditors Want Change in Leadership
As Gibson's deadlines to meet its financial obligations inch closer, the group that holds the bulk of the guitar company's debt has said it's willing to restructure its deal, but there's a condition.
Jellyfish’s Roger Joseph Manning Jr. to Release ‘Glamping EP’
Keyboardist Roger Joseph Manning Jr., who rose to prominence in the '90s power pop band Jellyfish, will put out his first new music in nearly a decade when his 'Glamping' EP arrives on May 18.
Cranberries Plan to Release Final Sessions With Dolores O’Riordan
Shortly after the death of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan in January, the surviving members of the band said that they had been working on their eighth album.
AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen, Pink Floyd and More Releasing Albums for Record Store Day
Legacy Recordings, the catalog arm of Sony Music, has announced the titles its releasing for this year's Record Store Day.
Pink Floyd’s ‘The Dark Side of the Moon': Album-Length Tributes
These updates span both genres and generations, working as a testament to the striking longevity of Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon.'
Pink Floyd’s ‘The Dark Side of the Moon': Covers and Samples
A look back at key covers and samples of songs from Pink Floyd's landmark 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon.'