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.
Freddie Mercury Gets an Asteroid Named After Him
In honor of the Queen singer's 70th birthday, an asteroid has been renamed "Freddiemercury."
Jerry Heller, Music Industry Veteran, Dies
Heller was an agent and promoter in the '60s and '70s before founding Ruthless Records.
AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Suffered a Heart Attack
Phil Rudd revealed that he had a stent inserted after having a heart attack a few weeks ago.
Steven Adler Plays Two Songs With Guns N’ Roses in Los Angeles
Adler sat in with his former bandmates at a hometown gig at Dodger Stadium.
Ex-UFO Bassist Pete Way Has Heart Attack
Pete Way has suffered a heart attack only two years after beating prostate cancer.
The Allman Brothers Band May Be Reuniting
Bassist Oteil Burbridge says that Gregg Allman has been trying to get the group back together.
Joe Perry Returns to Hollywood Vampires Tour
After almost two weeks on the sidelines, Joe Perry rejoined the Alice Cooper-fronted band.
David Bowie Box Set to Include Unreleased Album, ‘The Gouster’
A new David Bowie box set covers the mid-'70s and includes an original version of what became the 'Young Americans' album.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington Has Heart Surgery, More Dates Canceled
Two weeks worth of Lynyrd Skynyrd concerts have been canceled or rescheduled due to Gary Rossington's heart surgery.
Queen’s Publishers Say Donald Trump Ignored Request to Stop Using ‘We Are the Champions’
Sony/ATV Music Publishing said that Queen does not want its music used for any political purposes.
Guns N’ Roses Were Detained at the Canadian Border for Gun Possession
A gun belonging to a member of Guns N' Roses' crew caused the band to detained when they crossed the border.
Watch Gene Simmons Take a Fall on Stage During Kiss Concert
Gene Simmons slipped onstage during Kiss' concert last night (July 17).