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.
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’
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Dave Grohl Drums on Tenacious D’s New Album, ‘Post-Apocalyptico’
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Flea Speaks About Unreleased 2003 Red Hot Chili Peppers Album
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Metallica Begin 2018 ‘WorldWired’ North American Tour: Set List + Videos
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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.
Metallica Tease ‘…And Justice for All’ Box Set
Metallica released a video showing the production of an expanded version of 1988's '...And Justice for All.'
Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament Defends Anti-Donald Trump Poster
Pearl Jam's bassist released a statement in defense of his poster, which portrays a bald eagle picking at President Trump's dead body.
Not Even Pretty on the Inside: Courtney Love’s Abandoned House Sold
Courtney Love has sold a fire-damaged, graffiti-strewn house in Olympia, Wash.
Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future: ‘We’ve Just Started to Touch the Surface’
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German Men Escape Nursing Home to Go to Metal Festival
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Geddy Lee to Release Book About History of the Bass Guitar
The Rush frontman profiles 250 instruments and talks to some famous players.