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.
Aretha Franklin Dies: Rockers React
See how the music world mourned the death of the Queen of Soul.
Metallica Shut Out of 2018 Grammys
'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct' earned Metallica their 22nd and 23rd Grammy nominations.
Malcolm Young’s Final Years
How the AC/DC family dealt with Malcolm Young's numerous health problems - and a series of other upheavals - in the last few years of his life.
Neil Young to Place His Entire Archives Online
The Neil Young Archives will include everything he has ever recorded -- released or unheard -- for streaming in his new high-resolution format.
Watch the Premiere of Foo Fighters’ New Song, ‘Lah Di Dah’
Foo Fighters kicked off their European tour in Iceland, where they unveiled another new song and gave live debuts to another two.
Listen to ‘Lights Out,’ the First Single From Royal Blood’s ‘How Did We Get So Dark?’
Royal Blood have given us more details about their next record, 'How Did We Get So Dark?,' and released the first single, "Lights Out."
Alec Baldwin Offers to Sing AC/DC’s ‘Highway to Hell’ at Donald Trump’s Inauguration
Famous Donald Trump critic Alec Baldwin is willing to perform at the inauguration, but on one condition...
Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Cover Baby Recreates Photo for 25th Anniversary
Spencer Elden jumped into a pool and posed in the same way as he did for Nirvana's 'Nevermind' album.
The Beatles Being Sued Over Use of Shea Stadium Footage
A company representing promoter Sid Bernstein claims they are the rightful owners of the footage of the Beatles' Shea Stadium concert.
Freddie Mercury Gets an Asteroid Named After Him
In honor of the Queen singer's 70th birthday, an asteroid has been renamed "Freddiemercury."
Watch the Original Misfits Give Their First Concert in 33 Years: Setlist + Video
Three original members of the Misfits performed for the first time since 1983 at Denver's Riot Fest.
Listen to Temple of the Dog’s New Mix of ‘Hunger Strike’
The grunge supergroup has released a new mix of their hit single for the upcoming reissue of their only album.