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.
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.
Matt Dike, Delicious Vinyl Co-Founder, Dies
In addition to running Delicious Vinyl, Dike worked closely with the Beastie Boys on 'Paul's Boutique.'
Neil Young to Release ‘Paradox’ Soundtrack
Neil Young composed the bulk of the material for the film, which was written and directed by Daryl Hannah, his girlfriend.
Alice Cooper Announces Summer 2018 North American Tour
Alice Cooper begins another month's worth of shows across North America in August 2018.
How Eddie Van Halen Influenced Jack White’s New Album
An interview with Eddie Van Halen helped change Jack White's mind about guitars.
Gary Burden, Album Cover Artist for Neil Young, the Doors + the Eagles, Dies
Gary Burden's album artwork helped define the images of the California singer-songwriter scene of the '70s.
Judas Priest’s Richie Faulkner Questions the Credibility of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Judas Priest's guitarist said that Judas Priest and other metal bands deserve to be recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Gibson’s Creditors Want Change in Leadership
As Gibson's deadlines to meet its financial obligations inch closer, the group that holds the bulk of the guitar company's debt has said it's willing to restructure its deal, but there's a condition.
Listen to Rainbow’s First Original Song Since 1995, ‘Waiting for a Sign’
In advance of the April 6 arrival of 'Memories in Rock II,' Ritchie Blackmore has released a new Rainbow song, "Waiting for a Sign."
Watch Judas Priest’s New Video for ‘Spectre’
Judas Priest's new album, 'Firepower,' hits record stores, digital music sites and streaming services today, and they're celebrating with a new video for the latest single.