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.
Van Halen-Themed Play to Debut Off-Broadway in 2019
The Atlantic Theatre Company's 'Eddie and Dave' is a gender-bending play based on Eddie Van Halen and David Lee Roth.
Gibson Set to Emerge From Bankruptcy
Nearly six months after filing for bankruptcy, Gibson Brands Inc. has a new majority ownership and leadership team that will officially take over on Nov. 1.
Mike Myers Is in Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Movie
More than 25 years after helping to put "Bohemian Rhapsody" back on the pop chart, the actor has a role in the band's biopic of the same name.
Trent Reznor ‘Couldn’t Give Less of a S—‘ About Rock Hall
Nine Inch Nails frontman isn't bothered by band not making shortlist of Hall of Fame nominees again.
Rush to Release 40th Anniversary Edition of ‘Hemispheres’
A Super Deluxe Edition of the 1978 LP adds previously unreleased concert.
Stephen Pearcy Apologizes for Intoxicated Ratt Show: ‘No Excuse for My Behavior’
Stephen Pearcy said that mixing alcohol with his pain medication contributed to a subpar Ratt show in September 2018.
Motley Crue Confirm Four New Songs for ‘The Dirt’ Soundtrack
Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx combined on Twitter to say that Motley Crue are recording four new songs for the soundtrack to 'The Dirt.'
Slash Admits Guns N’ Roses’ Songs Are ‘Sort of Sexist’
Slash defended charges of sexism against the band's early songs, saying they weren't "malicious."
Dave Grohl Drums on Tenacious D’s New Album, ‘Post-Apocalyptico’
Tenacious D have unveiled details for their new project, an animated series called 'Post-Apocaplypto,' whose songs feature Dave Grohl on drums.
Flea Speaks About Unreleased 2003 Red Hot Chili Peppers Album
Upon returning to Twitter, Flea remembered an album's worth of material that they recorded for their 2003 'Greatest Hits' record.
Metallica Begin 2018 ‘WorldWired’ North American Tour: Set List + Videos
We've got the set list and video from the opening night of the second North American leg of Metallica's WorldWired tour.
Report: New AC/DC Album to Be Built Around Unused Malcolm Young Guitar Tracks
According to an unconfirmed report, AC/DC's upcoming album will feature Malcolm Young playing rhythm guitar on all tracks.