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.
Scorpions Announce U.S. Tour With Queensryche
After canceling four shows last year, Scorpions are bringing their 'Crazy World' tour back to the U.S.
Listen to Billie Joe Armstrong’s Side Project the Longshot’s Album, ‘Love Is for Losers’
Only a few days after the Longshot made their live debut in Oakland, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's new side project has released its debut album.
Joe Perry Says Aerosmith Are Planning a 50th Anniversary Tour
Aerosmith's touring schedule is light for the rest of 2018, but guitarist Joe Perry said it's all part of a plan to come back strong next year, when they mark their 50th anniversary.
Huey Lewis Cancels All 2018 Shows Due to Hearing Loss
Under advice from his doctors, Huey Lewis has canceled the remainder of his tour calendar for this year.
Megadeth Announce ‘Killing Is My Business … and Business Is Good!’ Deluxe Reissue
Megadeth will release an expanded version of their 1985 debut album, 'Killing Is My Business … and Business Is Good!'
Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Hurt’
Eddie Vedder sang Nine Inch Nails' "Hurt" during a covers-filled concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Hey, Gene Simmons, About That Phone Call With ‘Kurt Cobain’
Producer Steve Albini claimed he once pretended to be Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain when talking on the phone with Gene Simmons.
David Bowie Statue Vandalized
The statue of David Bowie in the market square of Aylesbury, England, has been vandalized less than 48 hours after it was unveiled.
Guns N’ Roses and Beach Boys Songs Were Played at Charles Manson’s Funeral
Charles Manson was cremated on March 17, 2018, and funeral guests listened to versions of his songs recorded by Guns N' Roses and the Beach Boys.
Get Your First Look at Alice Cooper in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
NBC has released a trailer for 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live,' which features Alice Cooper as King Herod.
Joe Perry Announces Solo ‘Joe Perry and Friends’ Shows
Joe Perry will play three dates in support of his new solo album, 'Sweetzerland Manifesto,' next month.
Pearl Jam Release New Song, ‘Can’t Deny Me,’ to Fan Club
Pearl Jam gave members of their Ten Club a surprise in the form of a new song called "Can't Deny Me."