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.
Motley Crue Share Clip of New ‘The Dirt’ Song
A minute-long clip from the first of the four new songs Motley Crue have recorded for 'The Dirt' has arrived.
Listen to Alice in Chains’ New Single ‘The One You Know’
Alice in Chains have released the first song from their upcoming, still-untitled album.
Guns N’ Roses Release ‘Shadow of Your Love’ Single
Guns N' Roses are spotlighting "Shadow of Your Love" to promote the upcoming reissues of their groundbreaking album 'Appetite for Destruction.'
David Bowie to Get Constellation Named After Him
Belgian astronomers have found a seven-star pattern that closely resembles David Bowie's 'Aladdin Sane' lightning bolt.
The Cult Release Video for ‘Hinterland’ From Upcoming Album ‘Hidden City’
The Cult's third single from their new album has been released.
Motorhead’s ‘Ace of Spades’ Hits British Top 10
A week after the death of Lemmy Kilmister on Dec. 28, Motorhead's biggest hit, "Ace of Spades," is returning the to U.K. charts.
Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Morrissey After Show Cancellation
Yesterday (Feb. 26), we learned Morrissey had canceled his spot on ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' because the presence of the cast of the A&E reality show 'Duck Dynasty' conflicted with his vegetarian and animal-rights views. In response, Kimmel teamed with his guests to …
Pearl Jam’s ‘Ten’ Reaches 10 Million Sales Milestone
'Ten,' the debut album from Pearl Jam, has reached sales of more than 10 million copies. Only 21 other albums have sold more copies since 1991, when Nielsen SoundScan became the music industry standard for tracking point-of-sale purchases.
Black Keys Settle Copyright Infringement Lawsuits
The Black Keys have settled their copyright infringement lawsuits against Pizza Hut and Home Depot. BBC News is reporting that all parties have settled out of court, with the group reaching an agreement with Pizza Hut Monday (Nov. 26) and Home Depot earlier this month. Terms of the settlements were …
Dave Grohl Says Queens of the Stone Age Are ‘The Baddest Band in the World’
It's only been a few weeks since Dave Grohl began his second stint as drummer with Queens of the Stone Age, but he's already laying down some serious smack. In a new interview, he heaped praise upon his current (and past) musical partners.
Courtney Love Authorizes Kurt Cobain Documentary
While rumors regarding a Broadway musical based on Kurt Cobain's early years appear to have been untrue, Courtney Love seems to be going forward with another project to honor her late husband. Apparently, she has given the go-ahead for a documentary with an expected release date of 2014.
How to Destroy Angels, ‘Keep it Together’ – New Video
How to Destroy Angels, a side project of Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, has released a video for 'Keep it Together,' which finds the musicians performing the song in the studio. The song will appear on the band's second EP 'An Omen,' which will be released Nov. 13. A …