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.
Freddie Mercury Gets an Asteroid Named After Him
In honor of the Queen singer's 70th birthday, an asteroid has been renamed "Freddiemercury."
Guns N’ Roses Talk About Their Reunion: ‘Everything Just Sounded Right’
Axl Rose and Duff McKagan gave their first television interview since their reunion.
Watch Metallica Play ‘Hardwired’ for the First Time
The first rock concert at Minneapolis' new U.S. Bank Stadium saw Metallica give their new song, "Hardwired," its live debut.
Steven Adler Plays Two Songs With Guns N’ Roses in Los Angeles
Adler sat in with his former bandmates at a hometown gig at Dodger Stadium.
Joe Perry Returns to Hollywood Vampires Tour
After almost two weeks on the sidelines, Joe Perry rejoined the Alice Cooper-fronted band.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington Has Heart Surgery, More Dates Canceled
Two weeks worth of Lynyrd Skynyrd concerts have been canceled or rescheduled due to Gary Rossington's heart surgery.
Queen’s Publishers Say Donald Trump Ignored Request to Stop Using ‘We Are the Champions’
Sony/ATV Music Publishing said that Queen does not want its music used for any political purposes.
Watch Gene Simmons Take a Fall on Stage During Kiss Concert
Gene Simmons slipped onstage during Kiss' concert last night (July 17).
Guns N’ Roses Were Detained at the Canadian Border for Gun Possession
A gun belonging to a member of Guns N' Roses' crew caused the band to detained when they crossed the border.
Ozzy Osbourne and Jeff Beck Weigh in on Led Zeppelin Lawsuit
Two of Led Zeppelin's contemporaries give their thoughts on last month's "Stairway to Heaven" lawsuit.