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.
Steven Adler and Matt Sorum Happy to Share Drumming Duties for Guns N’ Roses Reunion
One of the biggest questions regarding a Guns N' Roses reunion is, Which drummer, Steven Adler or Matt Sorum, would the band use if the golden-era lineup ever got back together?
Robin Zander Says Spilled Beer Helped Revive Cheap Trick, Discusses Bun E. Carlos Lawsuit
Sharing a round of drinks can often create the bonds of friendships needed to form a band (or, for that matter, lead to the arguments that break them up).
Death Metal Meets ‘Mary Poppins’ – It’s Official, Nothing is Sacred
Somebody has created a death metal take on the popular tune and synced it with the movie.
Arrest Warrant Issued for Former Pearl Jam Drummer Dave Abbruzzese
An arrest warrant has been issued for Dave Abbruzzese, who drummed with Pearl Jam from 1991-94.
Slash Announces 2015 U.S. Tour
Slash will continue his road-warrior ways this spring.
Led Zeppelin’s ‘Physical Graffiti’ Reissue to Be Streamed at Live Event With Jimmy Page
Led Zeppelin will present a global premiere to their upcoming Physical Graffiti reissue with a live event on Thursday that includes a stream of the album and a Q&A session with Jimmy Page.
Alice Cooper and Joe Perry Join Forces as the Hollywood Vampires
The two rock legends will be joined by Johnny Depp at Rock in Rio.
Eddie Van Halen Doesn’t Know Where David Lee Roth Is Living
The guitarist revealed that he is unaware of his lead singer's current whereabouts.
Slash’s New Girlfriend Blames TMZ For ‘Wackos’ Setting Off Her House Alarm
Meegan Hodges was not happy that location of the house she shares with Slash was made public.
Catalog Albums Outsell New Records Online for the First Time
It’s no secret that the sales of albums have seen a steep decline over the past decade.
Tommy Lee: People Called Motley Crue ‘F—ing Idiots’ for Retiring
By giving up touring while they can still sell out major venues, Motley Crue are well aware that they're losing the opportunity to continue to ride the gravy train.
Another AC/DC ‘Big Balls’ DeflateGate Parody Gives Patriots Fans Their Say
As if the war of words between fans of the teams playing in the Super Bowl wasn’t already high, we now have a second parody of AC/DC’s ‘Big Balls’ with new lyrics about DeflateGate, the scandal that has rocked the New England Patriots.