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 28 Trombonists Play ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
More than two dozen musicians performed the Queen classic at this year's International Trombone Festival.
How Guns N’ Roses’ ‘The Spaghetti Incident?’ Got Its Name
Title of band's 1993 covers LP wasn't about a food fight between Axl Rose and Steven Adler.
Bruce Dickinson Calls Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ‘Vulgar’ and a ‘Mausoleum’
The Iron Maiden singer said that he would refuse induction if they were voted in and took exception to the very idea of the institution.
Why Bad Reviews Won’t Stop ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ From Topping Charts
Even though critics haven't been kind to the Queen biopic, it's expected to have a strong first week at the box office.
Gibson Set to Emerge From Bankruptcy
Nearly six months after filing for bankruptcy, Gibson Brands Inc. has a new majority ownership and leadership team that will officially take over on Nov. 1.
Listen to R.E.M. Perform ‘E-Bow the Letter’ With Radiohead’s Thom Yorke
Another preview from the upcoming 'R.E.M. at the BBC' box set.
Dave Grohl Explains Why Foo Fighters Have Never Played Super Bowl Halftime Show
Frontman had discussions about playing the show in the past, but nothing has come of it.
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.