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.
Watch Weezer Impersonate Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Paradise City’ With ‘Feels Like Summer’ Video
The new video for Weezer's "Feels Like Summer" pays loving tribute to Guns N' Roses 'Appetite for Destruction' hit.
Patrick Carney of the Black Keys and Michelle Branch Are Engaged
The couple met at a Grammy party in 2015 and he co-wrote and produced her new album, 'Hopeless Romantic.'
Iron Maiden Announce ‘Hallowed’ Belgian-Style Beer
Iron Maiden have launched another limited-edition beer, a Belgian-style brew called "Hallowed."
Dave Grohl Hints That Them Crooked Vultures Could Return
Dave Grohl said that he occasionally texts with Josh Homme and John Paul Jones about getting their supergroup back together.
Gregg Allman Dies: Rockers React
News of Gregg Allman's death was shared by many of his contemporaries on Twitter.
Chris Cornell’s Social Media Pages Go Dark
The Facebook and Twitter pages for Chris Cornell, Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog have changed their cover and profile images.
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.
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."
Ted Nugent Visits Donald Trump in the White House
Ted Nugent had dinner with President Donald Trump at the White House last night.
Peter Criss Explains His Decision to Retire
Kiss' founding drummer discussed why he's planning to hang it up after playing at a few Kiss conventions.
Listen to ‘Lights Out,’ the First Single From Royal Blood’s ‘How Did We Get So Dark?’
Royal Blood have given us more details about their next record, 'How Did We Get So Dark?,' and released the first single, "Lights Out."
Clutch Announces Full ‘Earth Rocker’ Festival Details
Clutch will headline their own Earth Rocker Festival, a one-day event that also features Lucero.