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.
Axl Rose Being Sued by Former Guns N’ Roses Keyboardist Chris Pitman
Guns N' Roses former keyboardist is suing his former boss for $163,000 in unpaid wages.
Sixx:A.M. to Release ‘Prayers for the Blessed Vol. 2’
Nikki Sixx is making good on his promise to release two albums in 2016.
Freddie Mercury Gets an Asteroid Named After Him
In honor of the Queen singer's 70th birthday, an asteroid has been renamed "Freddiemercury."
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.
Guns N’ Roses Announce Japan and Australia 2017 Tour
Guns N' Roses will play eight shows in Japan and Australia in early 2017.
The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ Recreated Through Cover Songs
We've compiled alternate version of all 14 songs on the Beatles' 'Revolver' album.
Guns N’ Roses Pay Tribute to Orlando Shooting Victims
Guns N' Roses honored the 49 people killed at the Pulse nightclub after performing in Orlando, Fla., on Friday.
David Bowie’s Grandson is Named After Him
Stenton David Jones was born to David Bowie's son, Duncan Jones, and his wife, on July 10.