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.
How Sammy Hagar Regrouped Onstage After Eddie Van Halen’s Death
"We had work to do, and that was carry on the music."
The Amazing Story Behind ‘Dazed and Confused”s Most Famous Line
Matthew McConaughey's classic line about high school girls was made under extraordinary circumstances for the actor.
Rob Halford Describes ‘Massive Crush’ on Sean Connery
Judas Priest frontman revealed the depths of his infatuation with the late actor.
AC/DC Praise Stevie Young for Maintaining Malcolm’s High Standard
Guitarist hailed for carrying on traditions set by his late uncle.
Van Halen Album History: The Stories Behind All 12 Records
A handy guide to the dozen LPs released by the hard-rock heroes.
Don Airey Breaks Silence on Judas Priest ‘Painkiller’ Bass Parts
Deep Purple's keyboardist breaks his silence after 30 years.
Are the Foo Fighters Teasing the Release of a New Album?
Hints in Southern California and Spotify suggest Dave Grohl is up to something.
Metallica and Mariah Carey Get Mashed Up for Christmas Season
"For Whom the Bell Tolls" and "All I Want for Christmas Is You" - together at last!
Watch David Lee Roth Invade a College Football Game in 1986
The former Van Halen singer showed up during the halftime show as the marching band played "Yankee Rose."
Brian May Says He’s ‘Grateful to Be Alive’ After Health Scares
Queen guitarist says stomach hemorrhage was more dangerous than the heart attack.
Josh Homme Lists ‘Explosive’ Hollywood Home for $4.75 Million
Queens of the Stone Age frontman purchased the home eight years ago.
Tommy Lee: ‘Sheer F—ing Stupidity’ Helped Motley Crue Succeed
Motley Crue drummer discusses his decadent past.