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.
Tommy Lee: People Called Motley Crue ‘F—ing Idiots’ for Retiring
By giving up touring while they can still sell out major venues, Motley Crue are well aware that they're losing the opportunity to continue to ride the gravy train.
Another AC/DC ‘Big Balls’ DeflateGate Parody Gives Patriots Fans Their Say
As if the war of words between fans of the teams playing in the Super Bowl wasn’t already high, we now have a second parody of AC/DC’s ‘Big Balls’ with new lyrics about DeflateGate, the scandal that has rocked the New England Patriots.
Watch Sebastian Bach Perform Ozzy Osbourne’s ’S.A.T.O’ at Randy Rhoads Tribute Concert
Last night, an all-star collection of metal musicians paid tribute to Randy Rhoads.
AC/DC’s ‘Big Balls’ Rewritten About Tom Brady and DeflateGate
A Seattle sports radio station has unveiled a parody of AC/DC's 'Big Balls' about DeflateGate.
Chris Robinson Comments on the Black Crowes’ Breakup
Nearly two weeks ago, Rich Robinson announced that the Black Crowes had officially broken up.
Motley Crue Add One More Date to Final Tour
You’d think that, with the end in sight, Motley Crue would be looking to wiggle their way out of some of the dates on their last-ever tour.
Edgar Froese, Founder of Tangerine Dream, Dies
Edgar Froese, who was the only constant member of Tangerine Dream throughout their 48-year history, has died. He was 70.
UPDATED: Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick Announce Co-Headlining 2015 North American Tour
Two of the most-loved acts of the mid-to-late ‘70s will be hitting the stage together this summer.
E Street Band’s Roy Bittan Doesn’t Know Bruce Springsteen’s Future Plans
It seems that for the last few years, every January, we’ve been getting information on a new album and tour from Bruce Springsteen.
The Story of the Beatles’ Historic ‘Meet the Beatles!’ Album
The group's first album on Capitol Records was released on Jan. 20, 1964.
Mick Fleetwood’s Illness Forces Fleetwood Mac to Cut Show Short
A case of the stomach flu to the drummer caused the band to abandon their concert on Jan. 17.
Here’s Photographic Proof that Metallica Are Working on a New Album
Metallica have released a picture of Robert Trujillo in the studio.