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.
Robert Plant Website Message Prompts New Round of Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumors
A cryptic message on Robert Plant's website is being used to suggest that Led Zeppelin will reunite for 2017 Desert Trip.
Metallica to Stream Final Rehearsal of WorldWired Tour
Metallica will give fans a glimpse into their final run-through of their upcoming tour.
Ted Nugent and David Crosby Exchange Insults After White House Visit
David Crosby called Ted Nugent a "brainless twit" and Nuge called Croz a "lost soul."
Styx Set To Launch ‘The Mission,’ First New Studio Album in 14 Years
Styx's 'The Mission' is a concept album set in 2033 involving the first manned mission to Mars.
John Geils of J. Geils Band Dies
J. Geils was found dead in his home in Groton, Mass., at the age of 71.
The Beatles Reportedly Correcting ‘A Truly Terrible Mistake’ With Expanded ‘Sgt. Pepper’ R…
Reports say the Beatles will be adding two songs to a 50th anniversary edition of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.'
Scorpions and Megadeth Announce 2017 ‘Crazy World’ North American Tour
Scorpions and Megadeth will be playing a month's worth of arena shows across North America this fall.
Ted Nugent Announces ‘Rockin America Again’ Summer 2017 U.S. Tour
Ted Nugent is calling a five-week summer stretch across the U.S. the 'Rockin America Again' tour.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Dance With His Daughter at Concert
Jon Bon Jovi brought out his daughter Stephanie to dance with him during a song he wrote about her, "I Got the Girl."
Jerry Garcia’s ‘Wolf’ Guitar to Be Sold at Benefit Auction
One of Jerry Garcia's most famous guitars will be sold to benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Eddie Van Halen FaceTimes With Terminal Prostate Cancer Patient
A terminal cancer patient's bucket list wish was granted when he had a conversation with Eddie Van Halen via FaceTime.
David Bowie to Release ‘No Plan’ EP on CD and Vinyl
Six weeks after it was released digitally, David Bowie's 'No Plan' will be put out on CD, with a couple of vinyl releases to follow.