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.
Guns N’ Roses and Beach Boys Songs Were Played at Charles Manson’s Funeral
Charles Manson was cremated on March 17, 2018, and funeral guests listened to versions of his songs recorded by Guns N' Roses and the Beach Boys.
David Coverdale Hints at ‘Coverdale/Page’ Box Set
'Coverdale/Page,' the 1993 album that brought together Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page with Whitesnake frontman David Coverdale, could be getting a box set at some point in the future.
Ringo Starr Has Been Knighted
Ringo Starr is now officially Sir Richard Starkey.
Liam Gallagher Announces 2018 North American Tour
Former Oasis singer Liam Gallagher is returning to North America this spring to continue promoting last year's 'As You Were,' his first-ever solo album.
Watch Keith Richards, Ann Wilson, Billy Gibbons + More at Love Rocks NYC! Benefit Concert
Love Rocks NYC! brought together an incredible array of talent to raise money for God's Love We Deliver, an organization that delivers meals to people who can't cook because of illness.
Get Your First Look at Alice Cooper in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
NBC has released a trailer for 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live,' which features Alice Cooper as King Herod.
Neil Young Says Retirement Tours Are ‘Bulls—‘
Neil Young not only dismissed the idea of retiring, he seems to be against the idea of a farewell tour.
Roger Daltrey Announces ‘As Long as I Have You’ Album
A week before Roger Daltrey begins a tour where he'll perform 'Tommy' with an orchestra, the Who singer will release 'As Long as I Have You.'
Elton John Tribute Albums to Include Don Henley, Queens of the Stone Age and Others
Two new Elton John tribute albums will be released next month.
Joe Perry Announces Solo ‘Joe Perry and Friends’ Shows
Joe Perry will play three dates in support of his new solo album, 'Sweetzerland Manifesto,' next month.
Listen to Roger Waters’ New Track, ‘Supremacy’
Roger Waters has recited part of a Palestinian poem to protest President Donald Trump's recent decisions regarding Israel.
How Eddie Van Halen Influenced Jack White’s New Album
An interview with Eddie Van Halen helped change Jack White's mind about guitars.