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.
Jimmy Page Says a New Led Zeppelin Live Album Is in the Works
Jimmy Page said more recordings of Led Zeppelin in concert are on the way.
Jack White Thinks Rock Is ‘About to Explode Again’
The lack of traditional guitar-based rock bands on this summer's upcoming festival circuit has been one of the season's main talking points. But Jack White isn't too worried about it.
Rob Halford Says Glenn Tipton’s ‘Role Is Going to Be Different’
Judas Priest guitarist Glenn Tipton recently revealed that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Singer Rob Halford spoke of how the decision has weighed on the band.
Who Is Andy Sneap? A Look at Judas Priest’s New Guitarist
With the news that Andy Sneap will be playing guitar on Judas Priest's upcoming tour, we look into the career of the acclaimed metal producer.
Paul Stanley Says Kiss Could Go on Without Him
As a handful of classic rockers are about to start their final tours, it's perfectly normal that others are thinking about calling time on their careers.
Billy Corgan Received Treatment for an Undisclosed Medical Condition
In a series of Instagram posts, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman revealed that he was recently treated for an undisclosed condition.
Two More Actors From Motley Crue’s ‘The Dirt’ Film Revealed
Iwan Rheon and Daniel Webber are in negotiations to play Mick Mars and Vince Neil in the film version of Motley Crue's 'The Dirt.'
Are Pearl Jam Touring Baseball Stadiums This Summer?
Pearl Jam's website accidentally leaked dates in for a month of shows at major league baseball stadiums this summer.
Are Radiohead and Lana Del Rey Fighting Over a Hollies Song?
Radiohead claim that Lana Del Rey's "Get Free" borrows heavily from their "Creep," which itself was sued for ripping off the Hollies' "The Air That I Breathe."
Jack White to Release New Song Tomorrow
The first taste of music from Jack White's upcoming album will be premiered tomorrow.
Chris Cornell Fans Asked Not to Film at His Grave
Ever since he was laid to rest last May, Chris Cornell fans have been making pilgrimages to the Hollywood Forever cemetery in Los Angeles to visit his final resting place.
Gene Simmons Responds to Newly Filed Sexual Battery Lawsuit
Gene Simmons is denying a reporter's claims that he groped her and placed her hand on his knee during an interview.