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 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.
Nine Inch Nails Send Black Powder With ‘Not the Actual Events’ EP
Fans who pre-ordered the CD of the latest Nine Inch Nails EP got a surprise in the form of a black powder.
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.
Nikki Sixx ‘Can’t Wait’ Until Donald Trump Is No Longer President
Sixx said that he didn't believe that Trump is "the right choice for our country."
Guns N’ Roses Play Rose Tattoo’s ‘Nice Boys’ Live With Angry Anderson
For their final night in Sydney, Guns N' Roses brought out Rose Tattoo singer Angry Anderson for a cover of "Nice Boys."
Listen to Dave Grohl’s First-Ever Song, ‘Gods Look Down’
A 1990 recording Dave Grohl made of a song from his days in Scream has made its way online.
Win a Pair of Tickets to See Def Leppard
Ultimate Classic Rock has teamed up with Def Leppard and Live Nation to give one lucky fan a pair of tickets to see Def Leppard this spring.
Stephen Pearcy and Warren DeMartini Working on New Ratt Music
Only a few months into their reunion, Stephen Pearcy said that he and guitarist Warren DeMartini have created some demos.
Paul McCartney, Paul Rodgers, Alice Cooper, Joan Jett & Billy Joel Make Special New Year’s…
A handful of classic rockers welcomed in 2017 in style.
Former Pearl Jam Drummer Dave Abbruzzese Questions Band’s Integrity Over Hall of Fame Excl…
Pearl Jam's second drummer questioned how the band could accept the "injustice" of his exclusion from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
2017 New Music Releases
We look at all the new albums that are on tap for 2017.