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.
James Hetfield Calls Chris Cornell’s Death a ‘Sad Story’
The death of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell has brought out the reflective side of James Hetfield.
David Coverdale Feels Sorry for Jimmy Page
David Coverdale has a plan to get former collaborator Jimmy Page making music again.
Watch Dave Grohl Get Embarrassed by His Mom on ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’
Dave Grohl's mother brought out his sixth-grade report card while promoting her new book where she interviews the mothers of other rock stars.
Ted Nugent and David Crosby Exchange Insults After White House Visit
David Crosby called Ted Nugent a "brainless twit" and Nuge called Croz a "lost soul."
Styx Set To Launch ‘The Mission,’ First New Studio Album in 14 Years
Styx's 'The Mission' is a concept album set in 2033 involving the first manned mission to Mars.
Bruce Springsteen Releases Rarity-Filled Concert From 2008
Bruce Springsteen performed a lot of obscurities at his Aug. 23, 2008 concert in St. Louis.
John Geils of J. Geils Band Dies
J. Geils was found dead in his home in Groton, Mass., at the age of 71.
The Beatles Reportedly Correcting ‘A Truly Terrible Mistake’ With Expanded ‘Sgt. Pepper’ R…
Reports say the Beatles will be adding two songs to a 50th anniversary edition of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.'
Sting’s New York Concert Taking Place Despite Snowstorm, Fans Furious
Fans are accusing Sting of being greedy because he refused to cancel his concert in New York on the day of a snowstorm.
Watch Gene Simmons Debut His New Solo Live Band
In preparation for his first Comic Con solo show in two weeks, Gene Simmons played a private corporate event.