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.
Richie Sambora Leaves Door Open for Return to Bon Jovi
Richie Sambora says that "everything is cool" between him and Jon Bon Jovi.
Metallica Announce First ‘Hardwired’ 2016 Tour Dates
Metallica will play five shows in Latin America leading up to the release of 'Hardwired ... To Self-Destruct.'
Freddie Mercury Gets an Asteroid Named After Him
In honor of the Queen singer's 70th birthday, an asteroid has been renamed "Freddiemercury."
Guns N’ Roses Talk About Their Reunion: ‘Everything Just Sounded Right’
Axl Rose and Duff McKagan gave their first television interview since their reunion.
Jerry Heller, Music Industry Veteran, Dies
Heller was an agent and promoter in the '60s and '70s before founding Ruthless Records.
When Bruce Springsteen Performed With Clarence Clemons for the First Time
The 40-year friendship between Bruce Springsteen and Clarence Clemons would become an essential part of the E Street Band's self-created mythology.
Metallica Look Back on ‘Master of Puppets’ in New Video
Metallica reflect on what 'Master of Puppets' means to them as they prepare to release a book about the album.
Metallica and Roger Waters to Play Neil Young’s 2016 Bridge School Benefit Concert
The lineup for Neil Young's 30th annual Bridge Benefit Concert has been announced.
Watch Metallica Play ‘Hardwired’ for the First Time
The first rock concert at Minneapolis' new U.S. Bank Stadium saw Metallica give their new song, "Hardwired," its live debut.
Steven Adler Plays Two Songs With Guns N’ Roses in Los Angeles
Adler sat in with his former bandmates at a hometown gig at Dodger Stadium.