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 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.
Steven Adler Answers Every Imaginable Question About His Role in the Guns N’ Roses Reunion
The band's original drummer explains how he got booted from the Guns N' Roses reunion tour.
Metallica Sing Rihanna, Blake Shelton Sings Bon Jovi in ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Trailer
Apple Music has released another trailer for 'Carpool Karaoke: The Series' that features Metallica.
John Mellencamp Announces ‘Sad Clowns & Hillbillies’ Album, 2017 Summer Tour
John Mellencamp will tour the U.S. for five weeks in support of his upcoming album, 'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies.'
Ted Nugent Considering Running for U.S. Senate
Ted Nugent may be seeking the Republican nomination to be the U.S. Senator from Michigan in 2018.
Guns N’ Roses Play Rose Tattoo’s ‘Nice Boys’ Live With Angry Anderson
For their final night in Sydney, Guns N' Roses brought out Rose Tattoo singer Angry Anderson for a cover of "Nice Boys."
Tom Petty Remembers Meeting George Harrison and Ringo Starr
While receiving MusiCares Person of the Year Award, Tom Petty remembered getting a lesson in paying your dues when he met a pair of former Beatles.
Jerry Garcia’s ‘Wolf’ Guitar to Be Sold at Benefit Auction
One of Jerry Garcia's most famous guitars will be sold to benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Eddie Van Halen FaceTimes With Terminal Prostate Cancer Patient
A terminal cancer patient's bucket list wish was granted when he had a conversation with Eddie Van Halen via FaceTime.