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.
Woodstock 50 Denied Permit
The town of Vernon, N.Y., has rejected Michael Lang's application to hold festival at local racetrack.
Listen to Miley Cyrus Cover Metallica
Pop singer covered "Nothing Else Matters" during her Glastonbury set.
Rob Halford Kicks Fan’s Phone During Judas Priest Concert
Six songs into a Judas Priest concert, Rob Halford had enough with a fan whose cell phone was distracting him.
Leon Redbone Dies
He kept rock's earliest musical roots alive over a four-decade career.
Tom Petty’s Wife and Daughters Now Clashing Over Salad Dressing
The battle for control over late rocker's estate has extended into condiments.
40 Years Ago: John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd Say Goodbye to ‘Saturday Night Live’
Their last episode on the now-venerable program was the finale of the fourth season.
Ozzy Osbourne Wants One Last Black Sabbath Show With Bill Ward
After years of mudslinging, Ozzy Osbourne has expressed regret that Bill Ward wasn't on Black Sabbath's last tour.
Slash Says a Guns N’ Roses Biopic ‘Doesn’t Even Seem Possible’
Guitarist rules out interest in a band biopic.
Rolling Stones Postpone 2019 Tour, Mick Jagger Needs ‘Medical Treatment’
Due to a medical issue with Mick Jagger, the Rolling Stones have postponed the entirety of this spring's tour.
Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly Hologram Tour Announced
The Rock 'n' Roll Dream tour will feature live instrumentation and backup singers performing under Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly vocal tracks.