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 + Adam Lambert Kick Off 2017 North American Tour: Set List + Video
Queen + Adam Lambert began their first North American tour since 2014 at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz.
Guns N’ Roses Concert Delayed Twice, and Then Angus Young Showed Up
Guns N' Roses' concert in Germany was delayed by fans unable to get into the venue and a storm. But they got to see Angus Young sit in with the band.
Gregg Allman Laid to Rest at Funeral
Gregg Allman was laid to rest following a private service in his hometown of Macon, Ga.,
James Hetfield Calls Chris Cornell’s Death a ‘Sad Story’
The death of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell has brought out the reflective side of James Hetfield.
Stephen Pearcy and Warren DeMartini Working on New Ratt Music
Only a few months into their reunion, Stephen Pearcy said that he and guitarist Warren DeMartini have created some demos.
Paul McCartney Remembers George Michael’s ‘Sweet Soul Music’
Paul McCartney paid tribute to George Michael, who died on Christmas Day.
Eddie Vedder Gives $10,000 to Struggling Family at Christmas
After reading a story about a family facing eviction, Eddie Vedder was one of many who stepped forward to help.
ELO’S Bev Bevan Is Hoping to Reunite With Jeff Lynne at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
ELO's founding drummer wants to make peace with the group's founder when the group is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Tom Petty Says His Next Tour May Be the ‘Last Big One’
Tom Petty says the Heartbreakers may slow down after next year's 40th anniversary tour ends.
Nine People Killed in Fire in Oakland Electronic Music Show
A deadly fire swept through an Oakland warehouse during a show by electronic music artist Golden Donna.
Axl Rose Tells Donald Trump to ‘Stop Whining’
Axl Rose suggested that President-elect Donald Trump get on with the business of running the country instead of tweeting about 'Hamilton.'
Steven Van Zandt Wants the Cast of ‘Hamilton’ to Apologize to Mike Pence
Steven Van Zandt of the E Street Band felt that it was wrong for the cast of 'Hamilton' to single out Vice President-elect Mike Pence.