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.
AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ Used in Cancer Treatment
A team of researchers in Australia have found that playing AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" during chemotherapy has improved the efficiency of the drug.
Why Are Guns N’ Roses Calling It the ‘Not in This Lifetime…’ Tour?
Guns N' Roses have named their new tour after a quote by Axl Rose about the possibility of a reunion.
Andy ‘Thunderclap’ Newman of ‘Something in the Air’ Fame Dies at 73
Newman was a protege of the Who's Pete Townshend, who produced and played bass for the band.
Jimmy Page’s Former Managers Reveal Why It Took Five Years for Led Zeppelin to Release ‘Ce…
Peter Mensch and Cliff Burnstein talk about the reason for the delay of the release of Led Zeppelin's reunion concert.
The Story of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Bed-In for Peace’
Most newlyweds like to spend their first few days as a couple far away from their hometown in some exotic locale, isolated from the rest of the world.
Brad Whitford and Derek St. Holmes Announce 2016 Summer Tour With Whitesnake
Later this year, Brad Whitford of Aerosmith and former Ted Nugent singer Derek St. Holmes will release the long-awaited follow-up to their 1981 Whitford/St. Holmes album. Today (March 24), they revealed that they will embark on a month-long tour, where they will be opening up for Whitesnake
Unreleased David Bowie Song From 1970, ‘To Be Love,’ Available for Download
A song David Bowie recorded in 1970 and never released has surfaced and can be downloaded.
UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Gunshots Fired at SXSW, Suspect Arrested
Gunshots were fired into the air in Austin, Texas, during the final night of the annual SXSW conference.
The Day Alice Cooper Married Sheryl Goddard
Alice Cooper married one of his dancers, Sheryl Goddard, in Acapulco, Mexico on March 20, 1976.
Ritchie Blackmore Being Sued by Label
The former Deep Purple and Rainbow legend is being sued for allegedly not doing enough to promote one of his albums.
Def Leppard’s Collen, Campbell Announce Tours With Side Projects Delta Deep and Last In Li…
Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell will both do small tours with their respective side projects, Delta Deep and Last in Line.
The History of Thin Lizzy’s ‘Whiskey in the Jar’
Thin Lizzy’s 1972 recording of “Whiskey in the Jar” – a traditional Irish folk song that dates back to 1650 – was something of a lark.