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.
Metallica Look Back on ‘Master of Puppets’ in New Video
Metallica reflect on what 'Master of Puppets' means to them as they prepare to release a book about the album.
Metallica and Roger Waters to Play Neil Young’s 2016 Bridge School Benefit Concert
The lineup for Neil Young's 30th annual Bridge Benefit Concert has been announced.
Steven Adler Plays Two Songs With Guns N’ Roses in Los Angeles
Adler sat in with his former bandmates at a hometown gig at Dodger Stadium.
Watch Koko the Gorilla Play Flea’s Bass
Flea stopped by the Gorilla Foundation and let the famous sign-language speaking gorilla play his bass.
Guns N’ Roses Announce Japan and Australia 2017 Tour
Guns N' Roses will play eight shows in Japan and Australia in early 2017.
David Bowie Box Set to Include Unreleased Album, ‘The Gouster’
A new David Bowie box set covers the mid-'70s and includes an original version of what became the 'Young Americans' album.
Eddie Vedder Sits in With Sting and Peter Gabriel in Seattle
The Pearl Jam singer performed "Driven to Tears" and "Red Rain" at Seattle's Key Arena last night (July 24).
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington Has Heart Surgery, More Dates Canceled
Two weeks worth of Lynyrd Skynyrd concerts have been canceled or rescheduled due to Gary Rossington's heart surgery.
Queen’s Publishers Say Donald Trump Ignored Request to Stop Using ‘We Are the Champions’
Sony/ATV Music Publishing said that Queen does not want its music used for any political purposes.
Heart, Joan Jett and Cheap Trick Kick Off ‘Rock Hall Three for All’ Tour – Videos, Set Lis…
One of the most eagerly awaited tours of the summer began on Thursday (July 14) in Clarkston, Mich.
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).