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.
Toto Has Covered Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’
Toto has paid back Weezer for covering "Africa" by putting their own spin on the alternative band's 2001 hit.
Listen to Slash’s New Single, ‘Driving Rain’
Guitarist unveils first single from upcoming 'Living the Dream' album with Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators.
Listen to Prophets of Rage’s New Single, ‘Heart Afire’
The band that includes three-fourths of Rage Against the Machine has released a new song.
Kirk Hammett Puts ‘Mesmerizing’ San Francisco House on Sale for $13 Million
Having sold one of his two adjacent houses in San Francisco, Metallica's Kirk Hammett is trying to sell the other one.
Jack White to Release Three-LP ‘Live in Nashville / Live in Detroit’
The album showcases performances in the two cities he's called home.
Nine Inch Nails Begin Cold and Infinite and Black Tour: Set List + Video
Nine Inch Nails' set in Las Vegas included the live debut of the new song "God Break Down the Door."
Metallica Receives Polar Music Prize
Sweden's highest honor for musicians was presented to Metallica.
Watch Guns N’ Roses Join Foo Fighters for ‘It’s So Easy’
Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan sat in with Foo Fighters in Florence, Italy.
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.
Tommy Lee’s Home Sweet Home Can Be Yours for $4.65 Million
Tommy Lee's house has a piano-shaped pool and an exotic indoor atrium with a waterfall.
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.
Guns N’ Roses Release ‘Shadow of Your Love’ Single
Guns N' Roses are spotlighting "Shadow of Your Love" to promote the upcoming reissues of their groundbreaking album 'Appetite for Destruction.'