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.
Ritchie Blackmore Reportedly Refused Hughes, Coverdale and Lord Deep Purple Reunion
Glenn Hughes said that three-fifths of Deep Purple's Mark III lineup once unsuccessfully tried to reunite with Ritchie Blackmore.
Metallica Announce Release Date, Track Listing for Massive ‘Master of Puppets’ Reissue
The long-awaited reissue of Metallica's landmark 1986 album will be released in time for the holiday season.
Watch Ozzy Osbourne Perform ‘Bark at the Moon’ During the Solar Eclipse
The Moonstock Festival closed out with Ozzy Osbourne beginning a set at the moment yesterday's eclipse took place.
Pearl Jam Announce Details for ‘Let’s Play Two’ Movie
The band's connection to the Chicago Cubs will be explored in their concert film/documentary, 'Let's Play Two.'
Aerosmith Have Begun Recording a New Song
Brad Whitford said the band spent time in a London studio during their recent European tour.
Rolling Stones to Release 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Their Satanic Majesties Request’
The Rolling Stones' brief foray into psychedelia has been remastered for a new box set.
Sheryl Crow Writes Song About Kid Rock’s Senate Bid
After seeing a tweet that said she'd be rolling in her grave at her former duet partner's Senate bid, Crow wrote a song called "Dude, I'm Still Alive."
Linkin Park Issue Statement on Chester Bennington’s Death: ‘Your Absence Leaves a Void Tha…
Linkin Park have issued their first public statement since frontman Chester Bennington took his own life last week.
Sammy Hagar Announces Ticket Details for 70th Birthday Bash
Sammy Hagar is holding a lottery for fans to win tickets to his four shows in Mexico to celebrate his 70th birthday.
Queen + Adam Lambert Kick Off 2017 North American Tour: Set List + Video
Queen + Adam Lambert began their first North American tour since 2014 at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz.