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.
Why U2 Open Their Concerts With the Pogues’ ‘A Rainy Night in Soho’
Every night on their Joshua Tree 2017 Tour, U2 have been walking out onstage to “A Rainy Night in Soho” by the Pogues.
Eddie Vedder Speaks Again About Chris Cornell: ‘I Will Love Him Forever’
At his show in London, Eddie Vedder gave a lengthy speech about the loss of his friend, Chris Cornell.
U2 Add More North American Dates to 2017 ‘Joshua Tree’ Tour
When first announced, U2's tour honoring the 30th anniversary of The Joshua Tree was surprisingly light on Midwest dates. Now, they've rectified that by revealing another month's worth of shows that largely focus on that region of the U.S.
Phil Collins Plays First Comeback Show: Set List, Video
Last night in Liverpool, Phil Collins played his first full-length concert in about seven years at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England.
Chris Cornell’s Social Media Pages Go Dark
The Facebook and Twitter pages for Chris Cornell, Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog have changed their cover and profile images.
Could David Bowie Appear in the ‘Twin Peaks’ Reboot?
A theory suggests that David Bowie might have reprised his role as Philip Jeffries in the new 'Twin Peaks' series prior to his death.
Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell
Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart issued separate statements about the death of their friend, Chris Cornell of Soundgarden.
Sammy Hagar Says Van Halen Reunion Is ‘Lurking in the Woods’
Sammy Hagar thinks a reunion with Van Halen is inevitable.
Robert Plant Website Message Prompts New Round of Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumors
A cryptic message on Robert Plant's website is being used to suggest that Led Zeppelin will reunite for 2017 Desert Trip.
The Eagles Are Suing the Owners of a ‘Hotel California’
The group says the owners of a Mexican hotel are suggesting a connection between their property and the Eagles hit song and album.