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.
Dave Grohl’s ‘Play’ Film to Include 23-Minute Song
The Foo Fighters frontman directed this new film with Mark Monroe, with also helped with 'Sound City' and 'Sonic Highways.'
Dee Snider Sold His Publishing Rights to Pay Lower Taxes
Dee Snider said that he sold "a major part" of his Snidest Music three years ago in part because of the difference in how the money is taxed.
Vinnie Paul Reportedly Leaves Bulk of His Estate to Best Friend and Girlfriend
According to one report, 75 percent of Vinnie Paul's estate will be split between two people.
Ex-Guns N’ Roses Guitarist DJ Ashba Arrested for DUI
He was pulled over by police in his hometown after failing to stop for a stop sign. Things then got worse.
Metallica’s Weird Lou Reed Experiment: Rock’s Epic Fails
A new video explores how Metallica ended up in a strange collaboration with Lou Reed on 'Lulu.'
Target Criticized for CBGB Re-Creation in New York Store
Target's new store in New York's East Village is being criticized for co-opting the look of CBGB's famed awning.
You Could Be in the Next Tom Petty Video
Tom Petty fans are being asked to submit photos and videos for possible inclusion in the video for the next single from the 'An American Treasure' box set.
See the First Picture of the Chris Cornell Statue
A statue of Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will be erected outside Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture on Aug. 29.
Liam Gallagher Is Practically Begging His Brother for an Oasis Reunion
Liam Gallagher tweeted that he forgives Noel and promises to buy drinks if his brother wants to bring back Oasis.
Stewart Copeland Remembers When the Police ‘Threw Bombs’ at Rush: Exclusive Video
Police drummer recalls band's one-sided beef with Rush in exclusive video.
Dennis DeYoung Says the Promoters Are Forcing Styx to Play ‘Mr. Roboto’
Dennis DeYoung said that Styx's decision to add "Mr. Roboto" to their set lists came from the promoters, not a change of heart by his former bandmates.
Queen Release Second ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Trailer
Here's another look at the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.