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.
Stephen Pearcy Reunites With Original Ratt Members Warren DeMartini and Juan Croucier
Three-fourths of Ratt's surviving classic lineup performed at the Monsters of Rock West Cruise.
Ron Wood, Don Was Confirm ‘Crude, Authentic’ Rolling Stones Blues Album
Some recent activity within the Rolling Stones camp says that an album of blues covers, with some help from Eric Clapton, could be out in December.
AC/DC’s Cliff Williams Confirms Retirement in New Video
Cliff Williams will play his last concert with AC/DC in Philadelphia on Sept. 20, 2016.
Sting’s ‘50,000’ Was Inspired by the Deaths of David Bowie and Prince
A song from Sting's upcoming album was written shortly after Prince died in April.
Neil Young Protests Dakota Access Pipeline With New Song, ‘Indian Givers’
"Indian Givers" finds Neil Young siding with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their fight against an oil pipeline.
Bruce Springsteen Was So Depressed He Didn’t Want to Get Out of Bed
Bruce Springsteen talked about his frequent battles with depression on 'CBS Sunday Morning.'
Watch Members of Anthrax and Slayer Cover Bryan Adams’ ‘Summer of ’69’
Joey Belladonna joined three-fourths of Slayer on a cover of Bryan Adams' hit in Montreal.
Metallica Announce First ‘Hardwired’ 2016 Tour Dates
Metallica will play five shows in Latin America leading up to the release of 'Hardwired ... To Self-Destruct.'
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.
Gov’t Mule Cover ZZ Top’s ‘Just Got Paid’ in New Animated Video
Gov't Mule's version of ZZ Top's classic was recorded in 1994, but unreleased until August 2016.