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.
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.
Bob Seger Announces New Album, ‘I Knew You When,’ Releases Single to Radio
The news coincides perfectly with Bob Seger's sold-out concert Saturday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills outside his native Detroit.
Watch Bruce Springsteen Sit in With Paul McCartney on ‘I Saw Her Standing There’ Twice
Bruce Springsteen took time out from preparing for Broadway to perform a Beatles classic with Paul McCartney.
R.E.M. to Release ‘Automatic for the People’ 25th Anniversary Edition
R.E.M.'s excellent reissue series continues this fall with a set celebrating the 25th anniversary of 'Automatic for the People.'
Mick Fleetwood Remembers Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days in New Book
Fleetwood Mac's beginnings as a blues band are documented in a photo-intensive book by Mick Fleetwood.
Kid Rock Defends Himself Against Charges of Racism
With civil rights groups planning to protest his Detroit concerts this week, Kid Rock has taken exception to being called a racist.
Watch Harry Styles Cover Fleetwood Mac’s ‘The Chain’
Former One Direction singer Harry Styles showed off his love of Fleetwood Mac by covering one of their classics.