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.
Tool’s Danny Carey Plays Gig Despite Staph Infection
A misdiagnosis for Tool's drummer turned ugly just as they were about to start their tour.
The White Stripes Are Selling ‘Icky Trump’ T-Shirts
A couple of days after protesting the use of "Seven Nation Army" in an unofficial pro-Donald Trump video, the White Stripes are it one step further.
White Stripes Condemn ‘Illegal’ Use of ‘Seven Nation Army’ in Pro-Donald Trump Video
A video that featured Donald Trump speaking as "Seven Nation Army" played caused Jack and Meg White to issue an anti-Trump statement.
Ozzy Osbourne Once Texted Robert Plant About a Lost Cat
Ozzy Osbourne's inability to properly use his cellphone resulted in a text sent to the Led Zeppelin legend.
Stephen Pearcy Reunites With Original Ratt Members Warren DeMartini and Juan Croucier
Three-fourths of Ratt's surviving classic lineup performed at the Monsters of Rock West Cruise.
Green Day Premiere ‘Bang Bang’ and ‘Revolution Radio’ in Columbus: Setlist + Video
Green Day's tour finally began last night (Sept. 26) in Columbus, Ohio.
Green Day Reschedule Postponed U.S. Shows
The three U.S. concerts that Green Day postponed will now be played at the end of the tour.
Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Cover Baby Recreates Photo for 25th Anniversary
Spencer Elden jumped into a pool and posed in the same way as he did for Nirvana's 'Nevermind' album.
Listen to Alternate Mix of Temple of the Dog’s ‘Say Hello 2 Heaven’
The fourth unreleased track from Temple of the Dog's 25th anniversary edition is a new mix of their second single.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce 2017 North American Tour, Including Detroit Date
The Red Hot Chili Peppers will be on the road throughout the first few months of 2017. They'll be making a stop in Detroit on February 2.
Billie Joe Armstrong Talks About His Drug Addiction
The Green Day singer opens up about the problems that sidelined him in 2012.
Guns N’ Roses Talk About Their Reunion: ‘Everything Just Sounded Right’
Axl Rose and Duff McKagan gave their first television interview since their reunion.