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 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.
Minus 5, R.E.M. Guitarist Scott McCaughey Suffers Stroke
Scott McCaughey, the Young Fresh Fellows and Minus 5 frontman who has toured with R.E.M., suffered a stroke while on the road with Alejandro Escovedo.
Watch Jeff Scott Soto’s ‘Retribution’ Video: Exclusive Premiere
Last week, Jeff Scott Soto released a new solo album called 'Retribution.' We have the exclusive premiere of the video for the title track.
Olivia Newton-John’s Ex-Boyfriend, Missing Since 2005, Possibly Found in Mexico
Patrick McDermott, who went missing in 2005 and was presumed dead, has reportedly been found in a small village in Mexico.
Fred Cole, Dead Moon Frontman, Dies
Fred Cole's recording career spanned 50 years, including 20 with the Portland-based punk band, Dead Moon.
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.'
Robert Knight, ‘Everlasting Love’ Singer, Dies
Robert Knight was the first to have a hit with "Everlasting Love," which was later covered by Carl Carlton, U2 and Gloria Estefan.
Kid Rock Fires Publicist Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Kid Rock has become the latest artist to fire Kirt Webster after a story about the Nashville publicist's alleged behavior towards an aspiring country singer broke.
Bryan Adams Writes Score for ‘Pretty Woman’ Musical
The 1990 smash hit movie 'Pretty Woman' is being turned into a musical, with a world premiere next spring in Chicago in anticipation of a move to Broadway.
Watch Linkin Park Debut ‘Looking for an Answer’ at Chester Bennington Memorial Concert
The band performed a new song at a concert held in memory of their late singer, Chester Bennington.
UPDATED: Foo Fighters Postpone Three Concerts Due to ‘Family Emergency’
Foo Fighters are only a week into their tour supporting Concrete and Gold, but unfortunately, they've already had to reschedule three of their shows.
Dave Mustaine Has Lyme Disease
Dave Mustaine revealed that a bite from a tick gave him Lyme disease.