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.
Guns N’ Roses Were Detained at the Canadian Border for Gun Possession
A gun belonging to a member of Guns N' Roses' crew caused the band to detained when they crossed the border.
Watch Gene Simmons Take a Fall on Stage During Kiss Concert
Gene Simmons slipped onstage during Kiss' concert last night (July 17).
Insect Named After Pink Floyd Album Makes List of Top 10 New Species
The sparklewing damselfly, known scientifically as "umma gumma," was discovered in Africa last year.
Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley’s First Guitar Player, Dies
The guitarist who was present at the birth of rock n' roll has died.
Rainbow Adds Two Deep Purple Classics to Set
Ritchie Blackmore reached deeper into his past for the final night of his 2016 return to rock.
ZZ Top Call Former Manager/Producer Bill Ham Their ‘Fourth Member’
All three members of ZZ Top spoke at length about the man Frank Beard referred to as their "father figure."
Jimi Hendrix Estate Wins Partial Injunction Against Makers of Purple Haze Liqueur
The makers of a Jimi Hendrix-branded alcoholic beverage must change their packaging and promotional materials.
Iggy Pop Considering Retirement
Iggy Pop gave yet another indication that he may be calling it quits pretty soon.
Artimus Pyle Is Making a Movie About Lynyrd Skynyrd
Cleopatra Films is producing a film about the Southern rockers co-written by the band's founding drummer, Artimus Pyle.
ZZ Top to Release ‘Greatest Hits Live’
'Greatest Hits Live' contains 15 songs recorded on three continents.
Watch Megadeth and Nikki Sixx Cover the Sex Pistols’ ‘Anarchy in the U.K.’
Nikki Sixx sat in with Megadeth at the Download Festival this weekend.
Twisted Sister to Release ‘Metal Meltdown’ CD-DVD/Blu-ray
Filmed in Las Vegas in May 2015, 'Metal Meltdown' was the first Twisted Sister concert after the death of drummer A.J. Pero.