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.
Heartbreakers and Crowded House Songs to Be Part of Fleetwood Mac Set Lists
Mick Fleetwood said the catalogs of Mike Campbell and Neil Finn will play a part in Fleetwood Mac's upcoming tour.
Listen to the Struts’ New Single, ‘Body Talks’
The first song from the glam band's upcoming second album is ready for your ears.
U2 to Reissue Three Albums on Vinyl
A trio of early-'90s records are coming out in newly remastered LPs.
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.
Toto’s Steve Lukather Loves Weezer’s ‘Africa’ Cover
"No one is laughing harder than me," the guitarist said of Weezer's version of Toto's No. 1 hit.
Ozzy Osbourne Recalls Last Phone Call With Lemmy
The singer remembered speaking to the Motorhead frontman on the day he died.
Listen to Ray Davies’ New Version of ‘Oklahoma U.S.A.': Exclusive Premiere
The former Kinks frontman re-recorded one of his band's old songs for the upcoming 'Our Country: Americana Act II' LP.
Listen to John Fogerty and Billy Gibbons’ New Song, ‘The Holy Grail’
The touring partners promised us a collaboration. Here it is.
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.
Grateful Dead to Screen 1989 Concert in Theaters
The band's show from Philadelphia's JFK Stadium will be shown at the annual "Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies" on Jerry Garcia's birthday.
Warren DeMartini Out? Ratt Announces First 2018 Tour Dates
Although there has been no official confirmation from the band, a press release announcing tour dates suggests that Warren DeMartini has parted ways with Ratt.