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.
Why Radiohead Might Not Attend Their Hall of Fame Ceremony
They were on the ballot last year as well, and showed no small degree of apathy toward the nomination.
Guns N’ Roses, Alice Cooper and Chris Cornell Receive Grammy Nominations
Classic rockers and several new rock bands were among those recognized.
32 Times Rock Stars Threw Down on ‘Celebrity Deathmatch’
MTV's claymation show often featured rock stars literally beating the life out of each other.
2019 Concert Preview: Rock’s Biggest Tours
Some big names are hitting the road next year. Find out where and when they're playing.
Dead and Company Announce 2019 U.S. Tour
The Grateful Dead offshoot band will play 19 shows in 14 cities next summer.
Metallica Lyrics Googled Shortly After Murder
Police say that, hours after killing his pregnant wife and two daughters, Chris Watts looked up the lyrics to Metallica's "Battery."
Dave Grohl Cooked Barbecue for California Firefighters
Foo Fighters frontman stopped by a fire station to cook for firemen fighting Woolsey Fire.
Eagles of Death Metal Star Covers Guns N’ Roses on New ‘Pigeons of S— Metal’ Album
Jesse Hughes is using Axl Rose's famous "Pigeons of S--- Metal" insult as the title of an album on which he covers a Guns N' Roses song.
Gibson Set to Emerge From Bankruptcy
Nearly six months after filing for bankruptcy, Gibson Brands Inc. has a new majority ownership and leadership team that will officially take over on Nov. 1.
Dave Grohl Explains Why Foo Fighters Have Never Played Super Bowl Halftime Show
Frontman had discussions about playing the show in the past, but nothing has come of it.