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.
32 Times Rock Stars Threw Down on ‘Celebrity Deathmatch’
MTV's claymation show often featured rock stars literally beating the life out of each other.
Ozzy Osbourne Doesn’t Like Working With Tony Iommi
Ozzy Osbourne compared Black Sabbath's final tour to trying to reunite with an ex-girlfriend.
Dave Grohl Cooked Barbecue for California Firefighters
Foo Fighters frontman stopped by a fire station to cook for firemen fighting Woolsey Fire.
Iron Maiden to Bring ‘Legacy of the Beast’ Tour to North America
Band is bringing career-spanning tour to U.S. and Canada next year.
Gibson Set to Emerge From Bankruptcy
Nearly six months after filing for bankruptcy, Gibson Brands Inc. has a new majority ownership and leadership team that will officially take over on Nov. 1.
Slash Admits Guns N’ Roses’ Songs Are ‘Sort of Sexist’
The guitarist 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.