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.
New Prince Documentary to Focus on His Last Year
'Prince's Last Year' follows the star around on his Piano and a Microphone dates, the only solo tour he ever played.
Prince Goes for Dance Club Glory on ‘Sexy Dancer': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
A mostly instrumental single from Prince's second album deepened Prince's status in dance clubs.
Prince Disses Hip-Hop on ‘Dead On It': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince took aim at hip-hop as it was becoming more popular with "Dead On It."
When Prince Asked Miles Davis to Play With Him: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince jumped at the opportunity to write "Can I Play With U?" for Miles Davis when the jazz icon signed to Warner Bros. in the mid-'80s.
Stone Temple Pilots Have a New Lead Singer and Are Working on New Music
A year and a half after beginning a search for a new frontman, Stone Temple Pilots have found their man.
U2 Cancel Tonight’s St. Louis Concert Due to Lack of Security
Due to social unrest in St. Louis, U2 have decided to cancel their concert scheduled for tonight.
Sinead O’Connor Describes Her Mother as Having ‘The Smell of Evil’ on ‘Dr. Phil’
Sinead O'Connor discussed her mother's abuse and her recent suicide attempts on the premiere of the 16th season of 'Dr. Phil.'
‘Cinnamon Girl’ Tackles the Post-9/11 Anti-Muslim Movement: 365 Prince Songs in a Year
Prince addressed post-9/11 anti-Muslim discrimination on "Cinnamon Girl," and the song's provocative video got him in hot water with conservatives.
Prince Jinxes His Minnesota Vikings With ‘Purple and Gold': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
After seeing his hometown football team in the playoffs, Prince wrote "Purple and Gold" to inspire the Minnesota Vikings to victory. It didn't work.
Prince May Return as a Hologram Even Though He Called the Idea ‘Demonic’
Prince's sister is considering having a hologram of her brother at an upcoming showing of his memorabilia.