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.
Watch Metallica’s New Cover of Alice In Chains’ ‘Would?’
Performance was part of an all-star livestreamed event honoring the Seattle band.
Watch the Kinks’ New Comic Book-Themed Video for ‘Lola’
Clip tells the song's story in the form of a graphic novel.
How Van Halen Tightened Up Their Act for ‘Live Without a Net’
Band's first concert video was filmed during their '5150' tour with Sammy Hagar.
The Amazing Story Behind ‘Dazed and Confused”s Most Famous Line
Matthew McConaughey's classic line about high school girls was made under extraordinary circumstances for the actor.
Van Halen Discussed Anthony, Hagar and Roth ‘Kitchen Sink’ Tour
Trek planned for summer 2019 was to include all three singers and longtime bassist.
Hear Wolfgang Van Halen’s Debut Mammoth WVH Single, ‘Distance’
First song from long-awaited album pays tribute to Eddie Van Halen.
Sons of Guns N’ Roses, Metallica and STP Members Form Band
Check out "Long Awaited," the new song from Suspect208.
21 Major Albums That Turn 40 This Month
The month was a microcosm for the state of rock.
AC/DC Praise Stevie Young for Maintaining Malcolm’s High Standard
Guitarist hailed for carrying on traditions set by his late uncle.
Van Halen Album History: The Stories Behind All 12 Records
A handy guide to the dozen LPs released by the hard-rock heroes.
Hear ‘Shame Shame’ From Foo Fighters’ ‘Medicine at Midnight’ LP
Listen to lead track "Shame Shame" from 10th LP due in February.
Charlize Theron Inducts Depeche Mode Into Rock Hall
Academy Award winner describes British synth-pop stars as "the soundtrack of my life."