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.
Hear Scorpions’ ‘Rock You Like a Hurricane’ in New ‘Hurricane Heist’ Trailer
If you've made a movie called 'The Hurricane Heist,' what other classic rock song would you want to use for the trailer than Scorpions' "Rock You Like a Hurricane"?
Neil Young to Release Archival ‘Roxy – Tonight’s the Night Live’
Neil Young is prepping the release of concerts he performed in 1973, shortly after recording the bulk of the material that wound up on 'Tonight's the Night.'
Lynyrd Skynyrd to Embark on Farewell Tour
The Southern rock legends announced the first leg of the Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour.
Hear H.P. Lovecraft’s ‘Nemesis’ Sung to the Tune of ‘Piano Man’
The horror and science-fiction work of H.P. Lovecraft has inspired many artists over the years.
Metallica Shut Out of 2018 Grammys
'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct' earned Metallica their 22nd and 23rd Grammy nominations.
Donald Trump’s First Year: How Rockers Have Reacted
A look back at what musicians have said about Donald Trump, one year into his presidency.
Aerosmith, Steve Miller Band and Sting to Play 2018 Jazz Fest
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has released its lineup for this year's installment.
Two More Actors From Motley Crue’s ‘The Dirt’ Film Revealed
Iwan Rheon and Daniel Webber are in negotiations to play Mick Mars and Vince Neil in the film version of Motley Crue's 'The Dirt.'
Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Will Not Include D’arcy Wretzky
Original bassist D'arcy Wretzky says she will not be a part of the Smashing Pumpkins' reunion tour.
Slayer Announce Final World Tour
After more than 35 years, Slayer are prepared to give up the road.
Jim Rodford, Argent and Kinks Bassist, Dies
Jim Rodford formed Argent with his cousin, Rod Argent, and later played with the Kinks and the Zombies.
Are Pearl Jam Touring Baseball Stadiums This Summer?
Pearl Jam's website accidentally leaked dates in for a month of shows at major league baseball stadiums this summer.