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.
Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies
Dolores O’Riordan, who fronted the Irish alternative rock band the Cranberries, has died in a London hotel.
Vinnie Paul’s Tour Bus Is for Sale
A 23-year-old tour bus owned by Vinnie Paul can be all yours.
Kirk Hammett’s Mansion Is for Sale
Metallica's Kirk Hammett recently reduced the price of his San Francisco home by $3 million. Here's a peek inside.
Listen to Paul McCartney’s Extremely Rare 1965 Christmas Record
An extremely rare record made by Paul McCartney for his bandmates during the holidays in 1965 has made its way online.
Kid Rock Fires Publicist Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Kid Rock has become the latest artist to fire Kirt Webster after a story about the Nashville publicist's alleged behavior towards an aspiring country singer broke.
Kid Rock Defends Himself Against Charges of Racism
With civil rights groups planning to protest his Detroit concerts this week, Kid Rock has taken exception to being called a racist.
Bill Ward Blasts Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi
Bill Ward continues to be offended by accusations made by his former Black Sabbath band mates about his health.
Top 12 Eclipse Songs
We've found our favorite songs about what happens in the absence of sunlight.
The Dead Daisies, Mike Love Release Fourth of July Singles
The Dead Daisies have released their live cover of Grand Funk Railroad's "We're an American Band," while Mike Love has re-recorded the Beach Boys' "Do It Again."
The Doors, Sharon Osbourne Stop Kylie and Kendall Jenner From Selling Unauthorized Rock-Th…
A series of t-shirts featuring Kylie and Kendall Jenner superimposing themselves on top of classic rock iconography has been pulled.
Prince Falls In Love With the Heavens Above on ‘Lovesexy': 365 Prince Songs in a Year
"Lovesexy" exemplified Prince's positive vibes after the debacle of the 'Black Album.'
Alex Van Halen’s Son Is a Track Star
Aric Van Halen competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships this weekend.