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.
Sean Connery, the First James Bond, Dead at 90
Connery first portrayed 007 in 1962's 'Dr. No.'
Josh Homme Lists ‘Explosive’ Hollywood Home for $4.75 Million
Queens of the Stone Age frontman purchased the home eight years ago.
Metallica Announce Limited-Edition Batch 100 Blackened Whiskey
Barrels were aged in a room while a playlist created by master distiller and blender Rob Dietrich played.
Dave Grohl Cooked Barbecue for California Firefighters
Foo Fighters frontman stopped by a fire station to cook for firemen fighting Woolsey Fire.
Not Even Pretty on the Inside: Courtney Love’s Abandoned House Sold
Courtney Love has sold a fire-damaged, graffiti-strewn house in Olympia, Wash.
Kid Rock’s Boyhood ‘Paradise’ Can Be Yours for $600,000
The 22-room house in Bruce Township, Mich., where Kid Rock grew up has hit the market.
Watch Toto Cover Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’
Veteran band repays that "Africa" cover in concert.
Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ Returns to U.K. Chart Prior to Donald Trump’s Visit
The president is visiting the U.K. this week, so "American Idiot" is a hit all over again.
Listen to the Struts’ New Single, ‘Body Talks’
The first song from the glam band's upcoming second album is ready for your ears.
Kurt Cobain Death Scene Photos Will Remain Private
An appellate court has ruled against a journalist in his attempt to see photos from the 1994 death scene of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.
The Struts Work Hard to Give Their Fans a ‘Big Smile’
The Struts have been getting greater exposure in the U.S. as the opening act on the Foo Fighters' tour.
Billie Joe Armstrong Postpones the Longshot’s Tour Dates
The Longshot, a side project of Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, have postponed the remainder of the West Coast leg of their tour.
Gibson Files for Bankruptcy
Gibson Brands Inc., the manufacturer of Gibson guitars, has filed for Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Live Nation to Eliminate Plastic Straws at Outdoor Venues
If you're attending a concert at an amphitheater owned by Live Nation this summer, you may notice a slight change if you order a beverage.
Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Hurt’
Eddie Vedder sang Nine Inch Nails' "Hurt" during a covers-filled concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Kid Rock Slated for WWE Hall of Fame Induction
Kid Rock will be inducted into the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place April 6 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans in conjunction with WrestleMania 34 weekend. He joins Snoop Dogg, Mike Tyson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Drew Carey, Bob Uecker and Pete Rose as the celebrity inductees due to the important role his music has played in professional wrestling... Read