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.
Billy Corgan Has Recorded a Double-Album
Billy Corgan revealed that he recently recorded 16 songs in Nashville.
Paul Stanley and Sammy Hagar Congratulate Hall of Fame Class While Criticizing Hall
The Hall of Famers offered their congratulations to the incoming Class of 2018, but echoed long-standing issues with the Hall's methods of determining who deserves to be enshrined.
Jack White Hints at New Album With Teaser Video
Jack White has been talking about his follow-up to 2014's 'Lazaretto' for much of the year, and we think he's almost ready to unleash it.
Watch Billy Corgan’s Video for ‘Aeronaut’
Billy Corgan's video for "Aeronaut" previews a virtual reality experience that is expected next year.
Dave Mustaine Has Lyme Disease
Dave Mustaine revealed that a bite from a tick gave him Lyme disease.
Marilyn Manson’s Former Keyboardist Reportedly Hopes His Ex-Boss Suffers
Marilyn Manson is getting no sympathy from his former keyboardist.
Stone Temple Pilots Have a New Lead Singer and Are Working on New Music
A year and a half after beginning a search for a new frontman, Stone Temple Pilots have found their man.
Foo Fighters Once ‘Triggered an Earthquake’
Dave Grohl remembered a 2011 Foo Fighters concert that registered on a seismograph.
Kid Rock Tells Campaign Watchdog Group to ‘Go F— Yourselves’
A complaint filed with the Department of Justice about whether or not Kid Rock has violated campaign finance law has prompted a terse response.
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.
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.'
Weezer Announce New Album ‘Pacific Daydream,’ Release ‘Mexican Fender’ Video
Weezer's 11th album, 'Pacific Daydream,' will arrive Oct. 27.