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.
Ritchie Blackmore Reportedly Refused Hughes, Coverdale and Lord Deep Purple Reunion
Glenn Hughes said that three-fifths of Deep Purple's Mark III lineup once unsuccessfully tried to reunite with Ritchie Blackmore.
Metallica Announce Release Date, Track Listing for Massive ‘Master of Puppets’ Reissue
The long-awaited reissue of Metallica's landmark 1986 album will be released in time for the holiday season.
Styx Go Into Near Space With Video for ‘Radio Silence’
Styx's video for "Radio Silence" shows their new album, 'The Mission,' being launched into space.
Listen to Sweet and Lynch’s New ‘Afterlife’ Single: Exclusive Premiere
Listen to the exclusive premiere of "Afterlife," the second single from Sweet & Lynch's upcoming album.
Watch Ozzy Osbourne Perform ‘Bark at the Moon’ During the Solar Eclipse
The Moonstock Festival closed out with Ozzy Osbourne beginning a set at the moment yesterday's eclipse took place.
Aerosmith Have Begun Recording a New Song
Brad Whitford said the band spent time in a London studio during their recent European tour.
Bill Ward Blasts Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi
Bill Ward continues to be offended by accusations made by his former Black Sabbath band mates about his health.
Deep Purple and Alice Cooper Kick Off Co-Headlining Tour in Vegas: Set List + Videos
Both acts delivered classics and new songs at the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Ronnie Wood Speaks About His Lung Cancer Battle: ‘It Could Have Been Curtains’
Ron Wood described the week when "everything hung in the balance" after learning that he had lung cancer.
Neil Young to Place His Entire Archives Online
The Neil Young Archives will include everything he has ever recorded -- released or unheard -- for streaming in his new high-resolution format.