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.
Billy Gibbons Joins Guns N’ Roses at Houston Show
ZZ Top's frontman sat in with Guns N' Roses for "Patience" at the Toyota Center.
Pentti ‘Whitey’ Glan, Drummer for Lou Reed and Alice Cooper, Dies
Session drummer Pentti Glan played on Lou Reed's 'Rock and Roll Animal' and Alice Cooper's 'Welcome to My Nightmare.'
Bryan Adams Writes Score for ‘Pretty Woman’ Musical
The 1990 smash hit movie 'Pretty Woman' is being turned into a musical, with a world premiere next spring in Chicago in anticipation of a move to Broadway.
How Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’ Wound Up in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’
Taika Waititi said that Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" helped him get the job directing 'Thor: Ragnarok.'
Dave Mustaine Has Lyme Disease
Dave Mustaine revealed that a bite from a tick gave him Lyme disease.
Watch the Pretenders Perform ‘Middle of the Road’ on ‘Austin City Limits': Exclusive Premi…
The Pretenders will make their debut on PBS' long-running 'Austin City Limits' TV show this weekend.
Corrosion of Conformity, Red Fang to Join Zakk Wylde on North American Tour
This winter, Black Label Society will promote their upcoming 'Grimmest Hits' with a tour that will see them supported by Corrosion of Conformity and, on some dates, Red Fang.
Black Sabbath Announce Release Date for ‘The End’ Concert Video
The audio and video of Black Sabbath's last-ever concerts will be released as 'The End.'
Brian Wilson Is Not Planning to Retire
With his two-year 'Pet Sounds' tour coming to an end, Brian Wilson said that he's not planning to give up the road.
Adrian Belew Will Not Participate in Frank Zappa Hologram Tour
After first saying he would "consider" taking part, Adrian Belew now says that he will not be involved in next year's Frank Zappa hologram tour.
Frank Zappa’s Entire Halloween 1977 New York Residency to Be Released
The six shows in four nights that Frank Zappa played at New York's Palladium in late-October 1977 will arrive on Oct. 20.
Dweezil Zappa Will Not Be on the Frank Zappa Hologram Tour
The split between Frank Zappa's children over how to honor their father's legacy continues.