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.
Grateful Dead to Screen 1989 Concert in Theaters
The band's show from Philadelphia's JFK Stadium will be shown at the annual "Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies" on Jerry Garcia's birthday.
Warren DeMartini Out? Ratt Announces First 2018 Tour Dates
Although there has been no official confirmation from the band, a press release announcing tour dates suggests that Warren DeMartini has parted ways with Ratt.
John Bonham Sculpture Erected in His Hometown
A massive sculpture of John Bonham was erected in Redditch, England on what would have been the Led Zeppelin drummer's 70th birthday.
Phil Collen Leaves Def Leppard Tour
Less than a week after Def Leppard's tour with Journey began, a reported family emergency has caused Phil Collen to leave the tour.
Former Guess Who Singer Burton Cummings Injured in Serious Car Accident
Former Guess Who singer Burton Cummings suffered a concussion and numerous other injuries to his body in a car accident.
The Journey / Def Leppard 2018 Tour: A Tale of the Tape
How do the two heavyweights in one of this summer's biggest tours match up?
Tom Petty’s Former House Is for Sale for $5 Million
A house that Tom Petty owned in Encino, Calif., hit the market on the anniversary of the day it had burned to the ground.
Aerosmith’s ‘Dude (Looks Like a Lady)’ Was Inspired by Vince Neil
Co-writer Desmond Child spoke about how the Motley Crue singer inspired Aerosmith's comeback hit.
Queen Release Full Trailer for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Queen have delivered the trailer to their long-awaited 'Bohemian Rhapsody' biopic.
Phil Collins Announces First North American Tour in Eight Years
At long last, Phil Collins is returning to North American concert stages.
Phil Collins Promises Major Tour Announcement
Could the long-awaited Phil Collins U.S. tour finally be happening?
Gibson Files for Bankruptcy
Gibson Brands Inc., the manufacturer of Gibson guitars, has filed for Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.