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.
Freddie Mercury Gets an Asteroid Named After Him
In honor of the Queen singer's 70th birthday, an asteroid has been renamed "Freddiemercury."
When a Kiss Reunion Under the Brooklyn Bridge Rocked MTV’s Video Music Awards
The dreams of Kiss fans everywhere finally came true in 1996.
Watch Metallica Play ‘Hardwired’ for the First Time
The first rock concert at Minneapolis' new U.S. Bank Stadium saw Metallica give their new song, "Hardwired," its live debut.
Watch Koko the Gorilla Play Flea’s Bass
Flea stopped by the Gorilla Foundation and let the famous sign-language speaking gorilla play his bass.
Steven Tyler Responds to Disney World
The Aerosmith singer made two social media posts after learning that a hand gesture he made was edited out of a ride at Disney World.
Watch Pearl Jam Cover Aerosmith at Boston’s Fenway Park
Pearl Jam brought out a lot of local flavor to their concert at the home of the Boston Red Sox.
U2’s New Album Will Probably Not Be Released Until 2017
Despite saying that they were hoping to have a new album by the end of 2016, it’s looking less and less likely that U2 will have the follow-up to 2014’s Songs of Innocence out until next year. According to lead singer Bono, they are also lining up a tour for 2017
David Bowie’s Grandson is Named After Him
Stenton David Jones was born to David Bowie's son, Duncan Jones, and his wife, on July 10.
Watch Jack White Play a Record in Space
Jack White is livestreaming Third Man Records' attempt to play a record in space.
Gillette Stadium Escapes With Warning After Guns N’ Roses + Lenny Kravitz Concert Runs Lat…
The Board of Selectmen in Foxboro, Mass., chose not to fine Gillette Stadium after the Guns N' Roses/Lenny Kravitz concert last week ran past curfew.