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.
Classic East and West: Everything We Know (and Don’t Know) So Far
We've compiled everything we know, and don't know, about the Classic West and East festivals featuring the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac and more.
New David Bowie Live Album and Rare EP Slated for Record Store Day
A concert from 1974 and songs from an extremely rare 1971 EP comprise David Bowie's contributions to Record Store Day in 2017.
Gerald Scarfe’s Paintings From Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ Are For Sale
11 pieces of art that Gerald Scarfe made for various adaptations of Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' are being sold.
Billy Joel Welcomes John Mellencamp, Young Rascals Mini-Reunion at Madison Square Garden
Billy Joel got some help from John Mellencamp and two members of the Young Rascals during his March 2017 concert at Madison Square Garden.
Watch Gene Simmons Debut His New Solo Live Band
In preparation for his first Comic Con solo show in two weeks, Gene Simmons played a private corporate event.
Watch the Rehearsal of Metallica and Lady Gaga’s Grammy Performance With Working Mics
Metallica has released a video of what their Grammys duet with Lady Gaga should have sounded like.
Listen to a 70-Minute Remix of Phil Collins’ ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Break
Someone has taken Phil Collins' drum fill, tripled it and played it on top of itself at different speeds.
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.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Dance With His Daughter at Concert
Jon Bon Jovi brought out his daughter Stephanie to dance with him during a song he wrote about her, "I Got the Girl."
Memorial Park Dedicated to the Victims of the Great White Concert Fire to Open
Fourteen years after 100 people were killed at a Great White concert, a park dedicated to their memory is set to open.
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.
Steven Adler Answers Every Imaginable Question About His Role in the Guns N’ Roses Reunion
The band's original drummer explains how he got booted from the Guns N' Roses reunion tour.