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 Tom Petty’s New ‘Keep a Little Soul’ Video
Lead single from late rocker's 'An American Treasure' box set is out now.
Vinnie Paul Dies, Rockers React
After hearing the news of the death of Pantera's Vinnie Paul, many artists in the rock and metal worlds shared their grief on social media.
Watch Guns N’ Roses Join Foo Fighters for ‘It’s So Easy’
Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan sat in with Foo Fighters in Florence, Italy.
Metallica Receives Polar Music Prize
Sweden's highest honor for musicians was presented to Metallica.
Ozzy Osbourne Recalls Last Phone Call With Lemmy
The singer remembered speaking to the Motorhead frontman on the day he died.
Dave Grohl Pranks Crowd With Fake Stage Fall
Nearly three years to the day that he broke his leg when he fell offstage in Gothenburg, Sweden, Dave Grohl fooled a crowd in the same city into thinking that he had done it again.
John Fogerty and ZZ Top Kick Off ‘Blues and Bayous’ Tour: Set List
One of this year's most eagerly awaited package tours began last night (May 25) when ZZ Top and John Fogerty opened up their Blues and Bayous Tour at the Borgata Spa & Resort in Atlantic City, N.J.
Phil Collen Leaves Def Leppard Tour
Less than a week after Def Leppard's tour with Journey began, a reported family emergency has caused Phil Collen to leave the tour.
Former Guess Who Singer Burton Cummings Injured in Serious Car Accident
Former Guess Who singer Burton Cummings suffered a concussion and numerous other injuries to his body in a car accident.
The Journey / Def Leppard 2018 Tour: A Tale of the Tape
How do the two heavyweights in one of this summer's biggest tours match up?