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.
Journey’s Neal Schon Asks Concertgoers to Protect His Wife
Neal Schon is asking fans to be on the lookout for concert security personnel, whom he says are harassing his wife.
Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future: ‘We’ve Just Started to Touch the Surface’
The Guns N' Roses guitarist is set to release his third record with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators.
Vinnie Vincent Files Trademark Application for ‘Vinnie Vincent’s Kiss’
The former Kiss guitarist is apparently looking to create a new band.
German Men Escape Nursing Home to Go to Metal Festival
Two residents of a German assisted living facility were discovered at 3AM at the Wacken Open Air Festival.
60-Song Tom Petty ‘American Treasure’ Box Set Announced
The just-announced Tom Petty 'American Treasure' box set will include previously unreleased live and studio material.
Donald Trump Reportedly Gave Kim Jong-un a Copy of Elton John’s ‘Rocket Man’
After mocking the North Korean leader by calling him "Rocket Man," the president has reportedly gifted him with an Elton John CD.
Dave Grohl Doesn’t Want to Replace Neil Peart in Rush
Dave Grohl's love of Rush doesn't mean that he's looking to join them any time soon.
Listen to ‘Black Dog’ From Led Zeppelin’s ‘The Song Remains the Same’ Reissue
The song wasn't included on the original 1976 release but did find its way to the 2007 reissue.
Warren DeMartini Out? Ratt Announces First 2018 Tour Dates
Although there has been no official confirmation from the band, a press release announcing tour dates suggests that Warren DeMartini has parted ways with Ratt.
Dee Snider Releases New Lyric Video for ‘Tomorrow’s No Concern’
The former Twisted Sister frontman has unveiled the first song from his upcoming solo LP 'For the Love of Metal.'