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.
John Lennon’s Killer, Mark David Chapman, Denied Parole Again
For the 10th time, Mark David Chapman has been denied parole for the 1980 killing of John Lennon.
Ultimate Classic Rock to Co-Host Conversation With Ace Frehley
The former Kiss guitarist will appear at the MI Concert Hall in Los Angeles in September.
Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future: ‘We’ve Just Started to Touch the Surface’
The Guns N' Roses guitarist is set to release his third record with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators.
AC/DC Rumor: Stevie Young and Phil Rudd Reportedly Sighted in Vancouver
Two band members were spotted in the city where AC/DC's past three records were recorded.
Listen to ‘Black Dog’ From Led Zeppelin’s ‘The Song Remains the Same’ Reissue
The song wasn't included on the original 1976 release but did find its way to the 2007 reissue.
Yes Featuring Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman Announce ‘Live at the Apollo’
The Yes splinter group will release audio and video versions of its 2017 concert in Manchester, England.
‘Yes We All Care’: Pearl Jam Fires Back at Melania Trump
The wife of Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder wore a jacket that responded to the the one worn by the first lady in June 2018.
Vinnie Paul Dies, Rockers React
After hearing the news of the death of Pantera's Vinnie Paul, many artists in the rock and metal worlds shared their grief on social media.
Warren DeMartini Out? Ratt Announces First 2018 Tour Dates
Although there has been no official confirmation from the band, a press release announcing tour dates suggests that Warren DeMartini has parted ways with Ratt.
Dee Snider Releases New Lyric Video for ‘Tomorrow’s No Concern’
The former Twisted Sister frontman has unveiled the first song from his upcoming solo LP 'For the Love of Metal.'