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.
Layne Staley’s Mother Is Worried About the Opioid Crisis
As we approach what would have been Layne Staley's 50th birthday, Nancy McCallum sees that too many people are in danger of winding up in the same situation her son was in.
Deep Purple and Alice Cooper Kick Off Co-Headlining Tour in Vegas: Set List + Videos
Both acts delivered classics and new songs at the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Ronnie Wood Speaks About His Lung Cancer Battle: ‘It Could Have Been Curtains’
Ron Wood described the week when "everything hung in the balance" after learning that he had lung cancer.
Foo Fighters to Perform Lollapalooza Aftershow
Foo Fighters will play the small Chicago Metro club this Friday, Aug. 4 as an official Lollapalooza aftershow.
Beck’s New Album Title and Release Date May Have Been Leaked Online
It hasn't been confirmed, but there's a report that says that Beck's 'Colors' will come out on Oct. 13.
Linkin Park Issue Statement on Chester Bennington’s Death: ‘Your Absence Leaves a Void Tha…
Linkin Park have issued their first public statement since frontman Chester Bennington took his own life last week.
Foreigner Reunite With Lou Gramm, Al Greenwood and Ian McDonald for the First Time Since 1…
Four of the five surviving original members of Foreigner performed together for the first time since 1980 at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh, N.Y., tonight.
Ozzy Osbourne Plays First Solo Show Since Black Sabbath’s Farewell: Set List + Video
With Black Sabbath having played its farewell show back in February, Ozzy Osbourne resumed his solo career last night at the Rock USA Festival in Oshkosh, Wisc.
David Z, Adrenaline Mob and Trans-Siberian Orchestra Bassist, Killed in RV Crash
David Zablidowsky was killed when Adrenaline Mob's RV was struck by a tractor-trailer.
Sammy Hagar Announces Ticket Details for 70th Birthday Bash
Sammy Hagar is holding a lottery for fans to win tickets to his four shows in Mexico to celebrate his 70th birthday.
Foo Fighters Debut New Song, ‘Dirty Water,’ in Paris
Foo Fighters have previewed a fifth song from their upcoming album 'Concrete and Gold.'
Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers Reunite With Original Drummer Jack Irons
The Red Hot Chili Peppers honored guitarist Hillel Slovak on the anniversary of his death by having a fellow co-founding member sit in.