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.
Chris Cornell Fans Asked Not to Film at His Grave
Ever since he was laid to rest last May, Chris Cornell fans have been making pilgrimages to the Hollywood Forever cemetery in Los Angeles to visit his final resting place.
Larry Harris of Casablanca Records Dies
Larry Harris was second-in-command to Neil Bogart at Casablanca, the original home of Kiss.
Watch Krist Novoselic and Jerry Cantrell Perform With Surviving Doors Members
The Doors were the honorees at Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture, and a concert featured members of Nirvana and Alice in Chains.
Former WIldhearts Bassist Scott Sorry Diagnosed With Brain Tumor
A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to defray the medical costs for Scott Sorry, who played with the Wildhearts from 2007-12.
Gene Simmons Responds to Newly Filed Sexual Battery Lawsuit
Gene Simmons is denying a reporter's claims that he groped her and placed her hand on his knee during an interview.
Paul Stanley and Sammy Hagar Congratulate Hall of Fame Class While Criticizing Hall
The Hall of Famers offered their congratulations to the incoming Class of 2018, but echoed long-standing issues with the Hall's methods of determining who deserves to be enshrined.
Kirk Hammett’s Mansion Is for Sale
Metallica's Kirk Hammett recently reduced the price of his San Francisco home by $3 million. Here's a peek inside.
Sammy Hagar Announces Info for Third Season of ‘Rock & Roll Road Trip’
Roger Daltrey, Rob Halford and Dave Grohl are among the guests who will converse and jam with Sammy Hagar on the third season of his television show.
Alice Cooper to Star in NBC’s Live ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Musical
NBC will broadcast a live production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' with Alice Cooper as King Herod, on Easter Sunday 2018.
UPDATE: Marilyn Manson Points Fake Rifle at Crowd
It happened on the same day that 26 people were killed in a mass shooting at a Texas church.
Dave Mustaine Has Lyme Disease
Dave Mustaine revealed that a bite from a tick gave him Lyme disease.
Marilyn Manson Bassist Twiggy Ramirez Accused of Rape
Jessicka Adams of riot grrrl band Jack Off Jill has come forward about being abused and raped during her years with Twiggy Ramirez of Marilyn Manson.