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 Confirm Four New Songs for ‘The Dirt’ Soundtrack
Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx combined on Twitter to say that Motley Crue are recording four new songs for the soundtrack to 'The Dirt.'
Dave Grohl Drums on Tenacious D’s New Album, ‘Post-Apocalyptico’
Tenacious D have unveiled details for their new project, an animated series called 'Post-Apocaplypto,' whose songs feature Dave Grohl on drums.
Flea Speaks About Unreleased 2003 Red Hot Chili Peppers Album
Upon returning to Twitter, Flea remembered an album's worth of material that they recorded for their 2003 'Greatest Hits' record.
Not Even Pretty on the Inside: Courtney Love’s Abandoned House Sold
Courtney Love has sold a fire-damaged, graffiti-strewn house in Olympia, Wash.
Listen to Toto’s ‘Africa’ Played on Mario Paint
Someone made a version of the ubiquitous song using the 1992 video game.
Watch as Guitarist Refuses to Let Last-Ever Warped Tour End
Every Time I Die's Jordan Buckley kept playing as the crew began dismantling the stage.
Kid Rock’s Boyhood ‘Paradise’ Can Be Yours for $600,000
The 22-room house in Bruce Township, Mich., where Kid Rock grew up has hit the market.
Toto Has Covered Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’
Toto has paid back Weezer for covering "Africa" by putting their own spin on the alternative band's 2001 hit.
Is Toto Going to Cover Weezer Now?
A pair of Los Angeles DJs are trying to get Toto to record a Weezer song. And Steve Lukather was intrigued.
See the First Picture of the Chris Cornell Statue
A statue of Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will be erected outside Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture on Aug. 29.