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.
Metallica Honored by Mayor Upon Return to ’80s Home
Metallica stopped by their former home in El Cerrito, Calif., where they were honored by that city's mayor.
Billy Gibbons Discusses Prince’s ‘Sensational’ Guitar Playing
The ZZ Top frontman recalls a lengthy conversation about guitar with Prince.
Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton to Tour With Thin Lizzy
Aerosmith's bassist has signed on for a handful of dates this summer with the Irish rock legends.
AC/DC Reportedly Auditioned Tribute Band Singer
The singer of an AC/DC tribute band got to live out his dream when he reportedly auditioned for the band.
Paul Stanley Tears Bicep but Kiss Perform as a Trio
An injury to the frontman caused the band to play as a three-piece for only the second time in their career.
Joe Perry Says Aerosmith Hasn’t Decided to Say Goodbye in 2017
Joe Perry downplayed talk that Aerosmith would be calling it quits next year.
Guns N’ Roses Las Vegas Night Two Report: Sebastian Bach, ‘Don’t Cry’ + More
Guns N' Roses made a few changes to the setlist for their show at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Steven Van Zandt Inducts Bert Berns Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The Ahmet Ertugun Award for Lifetime Achievement was given to the and producer of classics like "Twist and Shout" and "Piece of My Heart."
UPDATED: Vince Neil Charged With Battery in Las Vegas
Neil allegedly pulled a woman's hair on Thursday (April 7).
Jimmie Van Zant, Cousin of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Ronnie Van Zant, Dies at 59
Van Zant, who died of liver cancer on April 7, released three Southern rock albums in his lifetime.