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.
Queen’s Brian May Calls Sacha Baron Cohen an ‘Arse’
The Queen guitarist called out Cohen for telling "untruths" about their fallout over the Freddie Mercury biopic.
UPDATED: Vince Neil Charged With Battery in Las Vegas
Neil allegedly pulled a woman's hair on Thursday (April 7).
N.W.A. Responds to Gene Simmons, Robert Lamm Talks Peter Cetera’s Absence at Rock and Roll…
It wouldn't be a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony without some memorable quotes, both onstage and off.
AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ Used in Cancer Treatment
A team of researchers in Australia have found that playing AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" during chemotherapy has improved the efficiency of the drug.
Meet Melissa Reese, Guns N’ Roses’ New Keyboard Player
Guns N' Roses unveiled a new keyboard player, Melissa Reese, at their warm-up show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles last night (April 1).
Rush Unveil Lyric Video for ‘2112: Overture’
In honor of the 40th anniversary of '2112,' Rush have created a video for the first part of the suite that opens the album.
Why Are Guns N’ Roses Calling It the ‘Not in This Lifetime…’ Tour?
Guns N' Roses have named their new tour after a quote by Axl Rose about the possibility of a reunion.
Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield to Play 2016 ‘Acoustic-4-A-Cure’ Concert
For the third year in a row, Sammy Hagar and Metallica's James Hetfield will turn out and tune down for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.
Sammy Hagar Downplays Van Halen Reunion Talk: ‘I Just Want to Be Friends’
Sammy Hagar discussed the conditions under which he would consider re-joining Van Halen.
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Announce Summer 2016 Tour With Melissa Etheridge
Two women who are among the most powerfully voiced in rock history are teaming up for a co-headlining tour.
The Rolling Stones Play Their First-Ever Show in Cuba: Video, Setlist
The Rolling Stones performed a free concert before an estimated 450,000 people in Cuba last night (March 25).
The Story of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Bed-In for Peace’
Most newlyweds like to spend their first few days as a couple far away from their hometown in some exotic locale, isolated from the rest of the world.