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.
Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver Issue Statements on Scott Weiland’s Death
Following Scott Weiland's death of a cardiac arrest last night at the age of 48, his former bandmates in both Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver have issued separate statements.
Bruce Springsteen Announces 2016 ‘The River’ Tour
Coinciding with today's release of The Ties That Bind, a mammoth box set commemorating The River, Bruce Springsteen has announced a tour for early 2016.
Guns N’ Roses Reunion: Is New ‘Classic’ Merchandise Another Clue?
Guns N' Roses' website is selling new holiday gifts that feature their original-lineup logo.
Paris Concert Terrorist Attack: What We Know Now
The world remains shocked by the horrors that took place in Paris last night. While so many details remain unclear, we're going to sort through what is known at this time.
BREAKING: Over 100 Killed in Attack at Paris Rock Concert
A series of terrorist attacks in Paris tonight have left at least 18 people dead. One of the venues targeted was the Bataclan, where the Eagles of Death Metal were performing.
Nikki Sixx Says Guns N’ Roses Are Reuniting
Nikki Sixx said it's not even a well-kept secret that Guns' N' Roses are getting back together.
Guns N’ Roses Reunion Rumors Intensify
More sources are saying, without confirmation, that there will be a Guns N' Roses reunion.
Delores Rhoads, Mother of Randy Rhoads, Dies
Delores Rhoads, whose son Randy played with Ozzy Osbourne, has passed away.
27 Confirmed Dead in Romanian Rock Club Explosion
An album release party by Goodbye to Gravity turned tragic when the club in which they were playing caught fire.
Listen to Another New Song From Jeff Lynne’s ELO, ‘One Step at a Time’
Jeff Lynne's ELO is streaming 'One Step at a Time,' the latest song from their upcoming album.
Why Bruce Springsteen Looked Inward on ‘Tunnel of Love’
Bruce Springsteen's 'Tunnel of Love' surprised his fanbase when it was released on Oct. 9, 1987.
Keith Richards Probably Cracked a Rib Onstage During the Last Rolling Stones Tour
Given the number of times Keith Richards almost died, a possibly cracked rib isn't the worst thing that's ever happened to him.