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.
Gene Simmons Doesn’t Drink or Do Drugs Because of His Mother
Kiss bassist says he's remained alcohol- and drug-free because he didn't want to hurt his mom.
Guns N’ Roses and Def Leppard Cheeses Headed to Stores
"Sweet Cheddar of Mine" and "Pour Some Gouda on Me" will be available at Aldi stores.
Foo Fighters to Broadcast Super Bowl Eve Concert
Fans unable to attend Atlanta concert will be able to watch from their homes.
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.