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.
Slash Admits Guns N’ Roses’ Songs Are ‘Sort of Sexist’
Slash defended charges of sexism against the band's early songs, saying they weren't "malicious."
Flea Speaks About Unreleased 2003 Red Hot Chili Peppers Album
Upon returning to Twitter, Flea remembered an album's worth of material that they recorded for their 2003 'Greatest Hits' record.
Vinnie Paul’s Cause of Death Revealed
According to the Clark County Coroner, the Pantera drummer died of an enlarged heart.
Not Even Pretty on the Inside: Courtney Love’s Abandoned House Sold
Courtney Love has sold a fire-damaged, graffiti-strewn house in Olympia, Wash.
Dave Grohl’s ‘Play’ Film to Include 23-Minute Song
The Foo Fighters frontman directed this new film with Mark Monroe, with also helped with 'Sound City' and 'Sonic Highways.'
Nobody Thinks Slayer Is Really Going to Retire
Many of Slayer's friends and contemporaries are skeptical about their plans to call it quits.
Kid Rock’s Boyhood ‘Paradise’ Can Be Yours for $600,000
The 22-room house in Bruce Township, Mich., where Kid Rock grew up has hit the market.
Vinnie Paul Reportedly Leaves Bulk of His Estate to Best Friend and Girlfriend
According to one report, 75 percent of Vinnie Paul's estate will be split between two people.
Watch Toto Cover Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’
Veteran band repays that "Africa" cover in concert.
See the First Picture of the Chris Cornell Statue
A statue of Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will be erected outside Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture on Aug. 29.
Queen Release Second ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Trailer
Here's another look at the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.
Flea Reportedly Buys Retro-Futuristic Two-Home Compound for $4.25 Million
Less than two weeks after putting one of his houses on the market, Flea has purchased two.