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.
Joe Perry Stable After Collapsing, Being Hospitalized Mid-Concert
The Aerosmith guitarist was performing with his Alice Cooper-fronted side project, the Hollywood Vampires.
45 Years Ago: Queen Play Their First Show With Classic Lineup
Queen solidified their lineup when John Deacon made his debut with the group on July 2, 1971.
Twisted Sister to Release ‘Metal Meltdown’ CD-DVD/Blu-ray
Filmed in Las Vegas in May 2015, 'Metal Meltdown' was the first Twisted Sister concert after the death of drummer A.J. Pero.
Paul Stanley Rules Out Ace Frehley Returning to Kiss
Despite singing on Ace Frehley's new solo album, Paul Stanley says the Spaceman isn't coming back to Kiss.
Tommy Lee Blames Other Motley Crue Members for Lack of New Music
Lee suggested that some of his band mates had no interest in growing as musicians.
Watch AC/DC Play ‘If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It)’ for the First Time Since 2003
AC/DC broke out another deep cut in Marseille, France last night.
Watch Steven Adler Performs Several Guns N’ Roses Songs
Video of Steven Adler's self-named band playing a handful of classics he recorded with Guns N' Roses.
Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton to Tour With Thin Lizzy
Aerosmith's bassist has signed on for a handful of dates this summer with the Irish rock legends.
Joe Perry Says Aerosmith Hasn’t Decided to Say Goodbye in 2017
Joe Perry downplayed talk that Aerosmith would be calling it quits next year.
Sammy Hagar Downplays Van Halen Reunion Talk: ‘I Just Want to Be Friends’
Sammy Hagar discussed the conditions under which he would consider re-joining Van Halen.
The Story of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Bed-In for Peace’
Most newlyweds like to spend their first few days as a couple far away from their hometown in some exotic locale, isolated from the rest of the world.
The History of Thin Lizzy’s ‘Whiskey in the Jar’
Thin Lizzy’s 1972 recording of “Whiskey in the Jar” – a traditional Irish folk song that dates back to 1650 – was something of a lark.