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.
Clutch Announces Full ‘Earth Rocker’ Festival Details
Clutch will headline their own Earth Rocker Festival, a one-day event that also features Lucero.
Tool Announce 2017 North American Tour
Tool will play 10 shows on the East Coast, Canada and Midwest over two weeks in May and June.
Quiet Riot Reportedly Replace Singer Seann Nicols With ‘American Idol’ Star James Durbin
After five months on the job, singer Seann Nicols has parted ways with Quiet Riot.
Loudwire Unleashes New Documentary About the Making of Pantera’s ‘Vulgar Display of Power’
Loudwire have created a three-part video about the making and influence of Pantera's famous record.
Foo Fighters Share New Music, Rip Trump Supporters During Comeback Show
Foo Fighters premiered bits of two songs at their secret club show in England on Thursday.
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.
12 Farewell Tours That Weren’t Actually Goodbye
We look at 12 times bands said they were giving up the road, but eventually returned.
25 Years Ago: Alice in Chains Show Their Quiet Side on the ‘Sap’ EP
Alice in Chains' 'Sap' EP came out on Feb. 4, 1992.
Judge Rules Against Bobby Blotzer in Ratt Trademark Case
A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that Bobby Blotzer does not have a legal claim to Ratt's trademarks.
Frances Bean Cobain Wants Her Father’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar From Ex-Husband
The daughter of Kurt Cobain has filed paperwork to get back the acoustic guitar used on Nirvana's 'Unplugged in New York' from her ex-husband.
Alice in Chains Working on New Album
Bassist Mike Inez said the band are working on the follow-up to 2013's 'The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here.'
Charles Manson Hospitalized
Charles Manson is believed to be seriously ill.