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.
Chris Rainbow, Singer With Alan Parsons Project and Camel, Dies
Chris Rainbow, a singer whose credits include a string of hit albums with the Alan Parsons Project and a stint in Camel, has died.
Robin Zander Says Spilled Beer Helped Revive Cheap Trick, Discusses Bun E. Carlos Lawsuit
Sharing a round of drinks can often create the bonds of friendships needed to form a band (or, for that matter, lead to the arguments that break them up).
Death Metal Meets ‘Mary Poppins’ – It’s Official, Nothing is Sacred
Somebody has created a death metal take on the popular tune and synced it with the movie.
Arrest Warrant Issued for Former Pearl Jam Drummer Dave Abbruzzese
An arrest warrant has been issued for Dave Abbruzzese, who drummed with Pearl Jam from 1991-94.
Slash Announces 2015 U.S. Tour
Slash will continue his road-warrior ways this spring.
Styx Concert to Be Shown on AXS-TV
AXS-TV will premiere a 2014 concert by Styx next month.
Four Members of Iron Maiden’s 1977 Lineup Perform Together Again
As any Fleetwood Mac fan will tell you, it's common for members of a band's classic lineup to get back together years later and run through their biggest hits.
You Think You Know ‘This Is Spinal Tap’?
For more than 30 years, This Is Spinal Tap has been one of the most quoted films for rock fans.
Rod Stewart Guitarist Jim Cregan Battling Cancer
Jim Cregan, who has worked regularly with Rod Stewart for nearly 40 years, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Rush ‘2112’ Vinyl to Include Hologram
The vinyl reissue of Rush's '2112' will feature a special surprise in the runout groove.
Here’s Exactly How Tommy Lee’s ‘Cruecifly’ Drum Kit Works
A website for drummers gives the technical details Tommy Lee's "Cruecifly" set up.
Mats Olausson, Former Yngwie Malmsteen Keyboardist, Dies
Mats Olausson was found dead in a Thai hotel room. He was 54.