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.
German Men Escape Nursing Home to Go to Metal Festival
Two residents of a German assisted living facility were discovered at 3AM at the Wacken Open Air Festival.
Geddy Lee to Release Book About History of the Bass Guitar
The Rush frontman profiles 250 instruments and talks to some famous players.
Nobody Thinks Slayer Is Really Going to Retire
Many of Slayer's friends and contemporaries are skeptical about their plans to call it quits.
Dee Snider Sold His Publishing Rights to Pay Lower Taxes
Dee Snider said that he sold "a major part" of his Snidest Music three years ago in part because of the difference in how the money is taxed.
Kid Rock’s Boyhood ‘Paradise’ Can Be Yours for $600,000
The 22-room house in Bruce Township, Mich., where Kid Rock grew up has hit the market.
Vinnie Paul Reportedly Leaves Bulk of His Estate to Best Friend and Girlfriend
According to one report, 75 percent of Vinnie Paul's estate will be split between two people.
Toto Has Covered Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’
Toto has paid back Weezer for covering "Africa" by putting their own spin on the alternative band's 2001 hit.
Billy Corgan Says He Is Not Taylor Swift’s Father, Because Billy Corgan ‘Does Not Exist’
"There is no such person as 'Billy Corgan,'" according to Billy Corgan.
Queen Release Second ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Trailer
Here's another look at the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.
Listen to Prophets of Rage’s New Single, ‘Heart Afire’
The band that includes three-fourths of Rage Against the Machine has released a new song.
Dave Grohl Doesn’t Want to Replace Neil Peart in Rush
Dave Grohl's love of Rush doesn't mean that he's looking to join them any time soon.
Listen to Guns N’ Roses’ Acoustic Version of ‘Move to the City’
Band unveils third bonus recording from its upcoming expanded 'Appetite for Destruction' box.