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.
Reed Mullin Dies: Rockers React
The death of Corrosion of Conformity drummer has resulted in an outpouring of grief from the punk and metal communities on social media.
Ozzy Osbourne Still Aiming for 2020 Tour: ‘If I’m Well Enough’
Singer admitted his health might not be up to the challenge of the road.
Roger Waters Announces ‘This Is Not a Drill’ Tour
In-the-round trek is the Pink Floyd founder's first since 'Us + Them' concluded in 2018.
Joey Kramer Reportedly Sues Aerosmith After Grammy Ban
Report says a lawsuit claims drummer had to audition to regain place in band after injury.
Neil Peart Memorial in His Hometown Has Family Support
A petition has been started to honor the Rush drummer in the hometown park mentioned on 'Caress of Steel.'
Scorpions Announce ‘Sin City Nights’ Las Vegas Residency
German rock veterans will play nine shows at Zappos Theater in Planet Hollywood.
Elton John Plays Piano, Sings on Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Ordinary Man’
Drummer Chad Smith spoke about the Rocket Man's involvement in the sessions for new LP's title track.
The Case for All 16 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Candidates
All the nominees are deserving, but they can't all get in this year.
Ozzy Osbourne Unveils ‘Straight to Hell’ Music Video
Clip shows the Prince of Darkness seated amid a clash between protesters and authorities.
2019’s 25 Biggest Rock Stories
Looking back on farewell tours, big-screen rock biographies, Motley Crue plotting yet another tour, Soundgarden and Van Halen drama.