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.
The Beatles Being Sued Over Use of Shea Stadium Footage
A company representing promoter Sid Bernstein claims they are the rightful owners of the footage of the Beatles' Shea Stadium concert.
Watch Pete Townshend Play ‘Rough Boys’ From ‘Face the Face’: Exclusive Premiere
Ultimate Classic Rock is pleased to present the premiere of 'Rough Boys' from Pete Townshend's 'Face the Face.'
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."
Craig Goldy of Dio Disciples Wants Vivian Campbell to Apologize
Craig Goldy took exception to what Vivian Campbell said about his Dio tribute band, Dio Disciples.
Former Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal Has Bladder Cancer for the Second Tim…
Two years after Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal was treated for bladder cancer, the guitarist says it has returned.
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.
Steven Adler Plays Two Songs With Guns N’ Roses in Los Angeles
Adler sat in with his former bandmates at a hometown gig at Dodger Stadium.
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.