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.
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.'
John Bonham Sculpture Erected in His Hometown
A massive sculpture of John Bonham was erected in Redditch, England on what would have been the Led Zeppelin drummer's 70th birthday.
Paul Stanley Guests at Gene Simmons’ Las Vegas ‘Vault’ Event
It was sorta like a Kiss show, but not.
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.