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.
Winger and Disturbed: Behind This Year’s Surprising Grammy Nominations
Kip Winger and David Draiman of Disturbed spoke about their Grammy nominations.
Guns N’ Roses Tease 2017 North American Tour
A TV commercial says that Guns N' Roses are coming back to North America next year.
Tony Iommi Won’t Rule Out Future Black Sabbath Performances
Tony Iommi can see Black Sabbath continuing beyond their "final show."
Axl Rose Tells Donald Trump to ‘Stop Whining’
Axl Rose suggested that President-elect Donald Trump get on with the business of running the country instead of tweeting about 'Hamilton.'
Ozzy Osbourne Once Texted Robert Plant About a Lost Cat
Ozzy Osbourne's inability to properly use his cellphone resulted in a text sent to the Led Zeppelin legend.
Freddie Mercury Gets an Asteroid Named After Him
In honor of the Queen singer's 70th birthday, an asteroid has been renamed "Freddiemercury."
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.
AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Suffered a Heart Attack
Phil Rudd revealed that he had a stent inserted after having a heart attack a few weeks ago.
Flea Says Fox News Is ‘Welcome to Hate Us’
Flea doesn't have a problem with the venom poured upon the Red Hot Chili Peppers by Fox News' Greg Gutfield.
Billy Corgan Admits He and D’arcy Wretzky Are Friends Again, But Denies Smashing Pumpkins …
Seventeen years after he fired her as the bass player for Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Corgan has rekindled his friendship with D'arcy Wretzky.
Billy Corgan Named President of Impact Wrestling
After spending 16 months as a senior producer at the professional wrestling company, Billy Corgan has gotten a promotion.
Mike D Had Surf Gear Stolen From His House
The shed at Mike D's house in California was broken into, with thousands of dollars in surfing gear stolen.