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.
The Full Story of Axl Rose’s ‘Looney Tunes’ Appearance Revealed
The 'New Looney Tunes' writers reveal how the Guns N' Roses singer's appearance happened.
Ozzy Osbourne Wants One Last Black Sabbath Show With Bill Ward
After years of mudslinging, Ozzy Osbourne has expressed regret that Bill Ward wasn't on Black Sabbath's last tour.
Robert Plant Announces North American Tour
He'll play 10 shows, including some festival dates, with the Sensational Space Shifters later this year.
Paul Stanley Says Peter Criss Has ‘Always Been Negative’
Kiss frontman says ex-drummer has a bad attitude.
Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer to Miss Vegas Show Due to ‘Minor Accident’
Joey Kramer injured his shoulder in what is being described as a "minor accident."
Vinnie Vincent Says He Almost Skipped Gene Simmons’ ‘Vault’ Show
Former Kiss guitarist had second thoughts because of the years of bad blood between the two.
Nikki Sixx Slams ‘Desperate’ Jake E. Lee
Nikki Sixx has denied that he once tried to get Jake E. Lee to replace Mick Mars in Motley Crue.
Sammy Hagar Recalls How Alice in Chains Made Him ‘Nervous’
Sammy Hagar invited Alice in Chains to open for Van Halen in 1991 out of fear that the coming grunge wave could end his career.
Listen to Mastodon’s Cover of ‘Stairway to Heaven’
Band recorded Led Zeppelin classic as tribute to late manager.
Nikki Sixx Says the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Has Blackballed Motley Crue
Motley Crue's bassist said that he's been told that their past behavior is keeping them out of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Perry Farrell to Release New Album, ‘Kind Heaven’
Jane's Addiction frontman's first solo LP in 18 years includes Foo Fighters, the Cars and Motley Crue members.
‘The Dirt’ Director ‘Hated Every Second’ of Filming Skylar’s Hospital Scenes
Jeff Tremaine spoke of the difficulty in depicting the death of Vince Neil's daughter Skylar in 'The Dirt.'