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.
Billy Joel Welcomes John Mellencamp, Young Rascals Mini-Reunion at Madison Square Garden
Billy Joel got some help from John Mellencamp and two members of the Young Rascals during his March 2017 concert at Madison Square Garden.
Watch Gene Simmons Debut His New Solo Live Band
In preparation for his first Comic Con solo show in two weeks, Gene Simmons played a private corporate event.
Watch the Rehearsal of Metallica and Lady Gaga’s Grammy Performance With Working Mics
Metallica has released a video of what their Grammys duet with Lady Gaga should have sounded like.
Listen to a 70-Minute Remix of Phil Collins’ ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Break
Someone has taken Phil Collins' drum fill, tripled it and played it on top of itself at different speeds.
Quiet Riot Reportedly Replace Singer Seann Nicols With ‘American Idol’ Star James Durbin
After five months on the job, singer Seann Nicols has parted ways with Quiet Riot.
Watch Jon Bon Jovi Dance With His Daughter at Concert
Jon Bon Jovi brought out his daughter Stephanie to dance with him during a song he wrote about her, "I Got the Girl."
Hall & Oates Announce 2017 North American Tour With Tears for Fears
Two of the most reliable hit-making bands of the '80s will be touring together this summer.
U2 Sued for Stealing ‘The Fly’ From British Songwriter Paul Rose
A lawsuit claims that "The Fly" is very close to Paul Rose's instrumental "Nae Slappin'."
Billy Corgan Considered Suicide in the Early ’90s
A deep depression resulted in Billy Corgan writing the Smashing Pumpkins hit, "Today."
Loudwire Unleashes New Documentary About the Making of Pantera’s ‘Vulgar Display of Power’
Loudwire have created a three-part video about the making and influence of Pantera's famous record.