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.
2019 Classic Rock Documentaries: The Year in Review
In addition to the rock-themed movies that flooded box offices, many nonfiction films about musicians were released.
Original Motorhead Guitarist Larry Wallis Dies at 70
Wallis joined the band in 1975, but left a year later.
35 Famous Records You Probably Didn’t Realize Were Covers
Bet you didn't know somebody else recorded these songs before they got popular.
Tool’s ‘Fear Inoculum’ Deluxe Edition CD Packaging Revealed
The revolutionary design includes a video screen, speakers and a 36-page booklet.
Ozzy Osbourne Has Rare Genetic Mutation, Scientist Claims
A new book says that Ozzy Osbourne's DNA explains why his body was able to withstand years of drug and alcohol abuse.
David Gilmour’s Guitar Collection Sells for $21 Million
The Pink Floyd guitarist sold more than 120 guitars for an environmental charity and set several world records in the process.
10 Years Ago: Queen Meet Adam Lambert on ‘American Idol’
Within a few years, the young singer would be fronting the veteran band.
Watch Tom Petty’s New ‘For Real’ Video
Late legend's daughter Adria assembled clip from photos and footage of her father.
See Some of the Guitars David Gilmour Is Selling
Take an up-close look at some of the valuable instruments the Pink Floyd guitarist will auction off next month.
Robert Plant Announces North American Tour
He'll play 10 shows, including some festival dates, with the Sensational Space Shifters later this year.
Ace Frehley Calls Gene Simmons an ‘A–hole’ and a ‘Sex Addict': ‘The Gloves Are Off!!’
Ace Frehley has fired back at Gene Simmons following comments about the guitarist's ability to perform.
Led Zeppelin ‘Led Zeppelin': A Track-by-Track Guide
We look at the stories behind all nine songs on Led Zeppelin's groundbreaking first album.