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.
Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal Reportedly Quits Guns N’ Roses
A source within Guns N' Roses said that Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal has left the band after nine years.
Paul McCartney to Reissue ‘Tug of War’ and ‘Pipes of Peace’
On Oct. 2, Paul McCartney will reissue 'Tug of War' and 'Pipes of Peace.'
Gregg Allman Would Like to Play With Dickey Betts Again
Gregg Allman would like to make the peace between him and former Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts.
Judas Priest Announce Fall 2015 North American Tour
The metal legends will play 15 dates in October and November, including a stop at KnotFest.
Revisiting the Premiere of the Beatles’ Second Movie, ‘Help!’
The Beatles second movie, 'Help!,' premiered in London on July 29, 1965.
Bruce Springsteen Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Because he spent so many of his formative years painstakingly crafting his albums, we don’t often think of Bruce Springsteen as a prolific artist.
DJ Ashba Quits Guns N’ Roses
After six years as a guitarist for Guns N' Roses, DJ Ashba has left the group.
Phil Rudd Faces a Year in Jail After Violating His Home Detention
Phil Rudd faces a year in jail after being charged with violating the terms of his home detention.
The Day Bruce Springsteen Launched the ‘Born to Run’ Tour
Bruce Springsteen began his 'Born to Run' tour in Providence,R.I., on July 20, 1975, a month before the album was even released.
Queen to Release ‘Studio Collection’ Vinyl Box
Queen will release a vinyl box set of all 15 of their studio albums on Sept. 25.
Rush Fan Bets $2112 and Wins ‘Jeopardy!’
A woman proudly displayed her Rush fandom on tonight's (July 16) episode of 'Jeopardy!'
2009’s ‘Balloon Boy’ Now in Metal Band With Brothers
Falcon Henne, whose family once temporarily convinced the media that he was trapped in a helium balloon, has formed a metal band with his brothers.