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.
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.
Foo Fighters’ CalJam Not Dampened by Security Concerns
The Foo Fighters’ CalJam 17 festival went off this weekend with no serious issues reported, amid heightened security in the aftermath of last weekend’s Las Vegas shootings.
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.'
Morrissey Premieres Four New Songs From ‘Low in High School’
Morrissey and his band played a handful of new songs on the BBC this morning.
Michael Jackson’s New ‘Scream’ CD Contains ‘Augmented Reality’ Experience
The Shazam app has integrated a new augmented reality experience into Michael Jackson's new 'Scream' compilation.
Stone Temple Pilots Have a New Lead Singer and Are Working on New Music
A year and a half after beginning a search for a new frontman, Stone Temple Pilots have found their man.
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.
Morrissey Announces Fall 2017 U.S. Tour
Morrissey will spend five weeks touring the U.S. promoting his new record, 'Low in High School.'
Bob Seger Announces New Album, ‘I Knew You When,’ Releases Single to Radio
The news coincides perfectly with Bob Seger's sold-out concert Saturday night at the Palace of Auburn Hills outside his native Detroit.
Foo Fighters Once ‘Triggered an Earthquake’
Dave Grohl remembered a 2011 Foo Fighters concert that registered on a seismograph.
Husker Du’s Greg Norton Remembers the ‘Wild Ride, Great Times, Bad Times’ With Grant Hart
Husker Du bassist Greg Norton has penned a moving tribute to drummer Grant Hart.