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.
Doobie Brothers, NIN, T-Rex and Depeche Mode Inducted Into Rock Hall
Class of 2020 includes acts who made their fame in the '70s, '80s and '90s.
Greta Thunberg, Sebastian Bach Answer Meat Loaf’s Climate Comment
Former Skid Row singer and 17-year-old climate-change activist chime in on "brainwash" comment.
Slayer Announce Last Dates of Farewell Tour
Band's November shows will be its final ones.
Ozzy Osbourne Wants One Last Black Sabbath Show With Bill Ward
After years of mudslinging, Ozzy Osbourne has expressed regret that Bill Ward wasn't on Black Sabbath's last tour.
Woodstock 50 Has Been Canceled … Maybe
Official celebration for festival's golden anniversary reportedly scrapped after investors doubt it "can be executed as an event worthy of the Woodstock brand name."
Rock Star Whiskeys
Since the beginning of the craft whiskey boom of the early-to-mid '10s, a handful of rockers have partnered with distilleries to launch their own line of the spirit.
Meet the Cast of Motley Crue’s ‘The Dirt’
We take a look at the actors playing the major and supporting roles in Motley Crue's 'The Dirt' movie.
Watch Roger Taylor Sit In With Foo Fighters for ‘Under Pressure’ at Super Bowl Pre-Concert
Foo Fighters brought out Queen's drummer to play "Under Pressure" in Atlanta.
Metallica Lyrics Googled Shortly After Murder
Police say that, hours after killing his pregnant wife and two daughters, Chris Watts looked up the lyrics to Metallica's "Battery."
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.