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.
Phil Collen Leaves Def Leppard Tour
Less than a week after Def Leppard's tour with Journey began, a reported family emergency has caused Phil Collen to leave the tour.
Former Guess Who Singer Burton Cummings Injured in Serious Car Accident
Former Guess Who singer Burton Cummings suffered a concussion and numerous other injuries to his body in a car accident.
The Journey / Def Leppard 2018 Tour: A Tale of the Tape
How do the two heavyweights in one of this summer's biggest tours match up?
Tom Petty’s Former House Is for Sale for $5 Million
A house that Tom Petty owned in Encino, Calif., hit the market on the anniversary of the day it had burned to the ground.
Dave Matthews Band Violinist Boyd Tinsley Sued for Sexual Misconduct
A musician in a band created by Tinsley is alleging that the violinist made inappropriate advances towards him.
Aerosmith’s ‘Dude (Looks Like a Lady)’ Was Inspired by Vince Neil
Co-writer Desmond Child spoke about how the Motley Crue singer inspired Aerosmith's comeback hit.
Kurt Cobain Death Scene Photos Will Remain Private
An appellate court has ruled against a journalist in his attempt to see photos from the 1994 death scene of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.
Queen Release ‘Sneak Peek’ Trailer for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Queen have released a 20-second teaser trailer for their upcoming 'Bohemian Rhapsody' movie.
Guns N’ Roses Back on Rock Chart for First Time in Nearly 10 Years
"Shadow of Your Love" is Guns N' Roses' 22nd entry on the Mainstream Rock chart.
Lenny Kravitz Announces ‘Raise Vibration’ Album
Lenny Kravitz is set to release his 11th studio album, 'Raise Vibration,' on Sept. 7.
Metallica’s Surprising 2018 Live Covers: A-ha, ABBA and Many More
Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo have been paying tribute to local heroes every night during Metallica's 2018 European tour.
The Controversial ‘One in a Million’ Omitted from Guns N’ Roses’ New ‘Appetite’ Box Set
The controversial "One in a Million" is conspicuous by its absence from Guns N' Roses' new box set for 'Appetite for Destruction.'