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.
Guns N’ Roses Concert Delayed Twice, and Then Angus Young Showed Up
Guns N' Roses' concert in Germany was delayed by fans unable to get into the venue and a storm. But they got to see Angus Young sit in with the band.
Chris Cornell’s Toxicology Report Shows He Had Prescription Drugs in System
In addition to Ativan, Cornell had barbiturates in his system when he decided to hang himself.
Yes (Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman) Manager Challenges ‘The Other Yes Band’ to ‘Identify Their …
The manager for Yes featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman, has issued a challenge to Yes to publicize the fact that the current incarnation has no original members.
James Hetfield Calls Chris Cornell’s Death a ‘Sad Story’
The death of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell has brought out the reflective side of James Hetfield.
Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell
Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart issued separate statements about the death of their friend, Chris Cornell of Soundgarden.
Robert Plant Website Message Prompts New Round of Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumors
A cryptic message on Robert Plant's website is being used to suggest that Led Zeppelin will reunite for 2017 Desert Trip.
The Eagles Are Suing the Owners of a ‘Hotel California’
The group says the owners of a Mexican hotel are suggesting a connection between their property and the Eagles hit song and album.
Metallica to Stream Final Rehearsal of WorldWired Tour
Metallica will give fans a glimpse into their final run-through of their upcoming tour.
Ted Nugent and David Crosby Exchange Insults After White House Visit
David Crosby called Ted Nugent a "brainless twit" and Nuge called Croz a "lost soul."
Styx Set To Launch ‘The Mission,’ First New Studio Album in 14 Years
Styx's 'The Mission' is a concept album set in 2033 involving the first manned mission to Mars.