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.
Trent Reznor Now Kinda Likes the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Nine Inch Nails frontman had a change of heart after inducting the Cure this year.
Listen to ‘Get the Money’ by Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins
Drummer's side project the Coattail Riders releases title track from upcoming album featuring Chrissie Hynde, Duff McKagan and Joe Walsh.
Dee Snider Blasts NFL for Ignoring ‘Heavy Music’ at Super Bowl Halftime Show
Twisted Sister frontman wants hard rock and metal at pro football's biggest game.
Siri Briefly Thought Bob Dylan Was Dead
Apple's virtual assistant thought the rock legend died in 2008.
Eddie Money Dies at 70
He went from New York City police officer to one of the most reliable hitmakers of the late '70s and '80s.
Listen to R.E.M.’s New Benefit Song, ‘Fascinating’
Band recorded song in the Bahamas but left it in the vaults.
Listen to Tool’s New Song, ‘Fear Inoculum’
Band releases first completed studio track in 13 years.
Tool Announce Title of Highly Anticipated New Album
Their long, long, loooong-awaited follow up to '10,000 Days' has a name.
Bob Seger, Deep Purple Highlight ‘Once Upon a Time’ Soundtrack
Quentin Tarantino's new movie includes lots of cool songs from the late '60s.
Listen to Tool’s ‘72826’ Demo Tape From 1991
As they prepare to release their first album in 13 years, Tool have uploaded their 1991 demo tape to most streaming services.