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.
Dave Mustaine Has Lyme Disease
Dave Mustaine revealed that a bite from a tick gave him Lyme disease.
Watch the Pretenders Perform ‘Middle of the Road’ on ‘Austin City Limits': Exclusive Premi…
The Pretenders will make their debut on PBS' long-running 'Austin City Limits' TV show this weekend.
Corrosion of Conformity, Red Fang to Join Zakk Wylde on North American Tour
This winter, Black Label Society will promote their upcoming 'Grimmest Hits' with a tour that will see them supported by Corrosion of Conformity and, on some dates, Red Fang.
Black Sabbath Announce Release Date for ‘The End’ Concert Video
The audio and video of Black Sabbath's last-ever concerts will be released as 'The End.'
John Fogerty to Reissue ‘Blue Moon Swamp,’ New Album Coming Next Year
John Fogerty has signed a new deal with BMG that involves a reissue of his solo catalog and a new album to come next year.
Brian Wilson Is Not Planning to Retire
With his two-year 'Pet Sounds' tour coming to an end, Brian Wilson said that he's not planning to give up the road.
Frank Zappa’s Entire Halloween 1977 New York Residency to Be Released
The six shows in four nights that Frank Zappa played at New York's Palladium in late-October 1977 will arrive on Oct. 20.
Adrian Belew Will Not Participate in Frank Zappa Hologram Tour
After first saying he would "consider" taking part, Adrian Belew now says that he will not be involved in next year's Frank Zappa hologram tour.
Dweezil Zappa Will Not Be on the Frank Zappa Hologram Tour
The split between Frank Zappa's children over how to honor their father's legacy continues.
Eric Eycke, Former Corrosion of Conformity Singer, Dies
Eric Eycke sang on Corrosion of Conformity's first full-length, 'Eye for an Eye.'