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 Name Chris Stapleton, Skrillex + More as Opening Acts
Guns N' Roses have named four acts to open for them across seven nights on their upcoming tour.
How Elton John Wound Up on the New Red Hot Chili Peppers Album
The band talks about why they asked Elton John to play on "Sick Love," from their upcoming album, 'The Getaway.'
Attorney Plays ‘Chim Chim Cher-ee’ From ‘Mary Poppins’ in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Trial
Spirit's attorney questioned Jimmy Page over the influence of a song from 'Mary Poppins' on "Stairway to Heaven."
Paul Stanley Rules Out Ace Frehley Returning to Kiss
Despite singing on Ace Frehley's new solo album, Paul Stanley says the Spaceman isn't coming back to Kiss.
Rod Stewart to Be Knighted
Rod Stewart was among the names on the Queen's annual birthday honors list.
AC/DC Launch New Line of Thunderstruck Tequila
AC/DC have announced their latest venture in the alcoholic beverage industry, a new line of tequilas.
Pantera Reacts to the Killing of ‘The Voice’ Singer Christina Grimmie
Pantera said that club owners and promoters need to protect artists after the death of Christina Grimmie.
Watch the Trailer for the Osbournes’ New TV Show ‘Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour’
The TV show in which Ozzy and Jack Osbourne visit historical sites has a trailer and a premiere date.
Black Sabbath Confirm Last-Ever Show Date + Location
The heavy metal heroes will wind up their career on Feb. 4, 2017 at the Genting Arena in their hometown of Birmingham, England.
David Bowie’s Vaults Could Be Opened Soon
Friend and longtime producer Tony Visconti said he's begun talks to go through Bowie's archives of unreleased material.
German Rock Festival Suspended After Dozens Were Injured From Lightning Strikes
The annual Rock am Ring festival has been suspended as a result of lightning strikes that left more than 70 people injured.
Muhammad Ali Dies: Rockers React
See how Paul McCartney, Sammy Hagar and others are responding to the death of boxing legend Muhammad Ali.