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.
Styx Go Into Near Space With Video for ‘Radio Silence’
Styx's video for "Radio Silence" shows their new album, 'The Mission,' being launched into space.
Watch Ozzy Osbourne Perform ‘Bark at the Moon’ During the Solar Eclipse
The Moonstock Festival closed out with Ozzy Osbourne beginning a set at the moment yesterday's eclipse took place.
Pearl Jam Announce Details for ‘Let’s Play Two’ Movie
The band's connection to the Chicago Cubs will be explored in their concert film/documentary, 'Let's Play Two.'
Aerosmith Have Begun Recording a New Song
Brad Whitford said the band spent time in a London studio during their recent European tour.
Bill Ward Blasts Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi
Bill Ward continues to be offended by accusations made by his former Black Sabbath band mates about his health.
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.