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.
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.
Pearl Jam Brings Out Members of Soundgarden and Mudhoney in Seattle
A few old friends welcomed Pearl Jam back to their Seattle home last night (Aug. 11).
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.
Watch Toto Cover Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’
Veteran band repays that "Africa" cover in concert.
Billy Corgan Says He Is Not Taylor Swift’s Father, Because Billy Corgan ‘Does Not Exist’
"There is no such person as 'Billy Corgan,'" according to Billy Corgan.
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.
Listen to Prophets of Rage’s New Single, ‘Heart Afire’
The band that includes three-fourths of Rage Against the Machine has released a new song.
Kirk Hammett Puts ‘Mesmerizing’ San Francisco House on Sale for $13 Million
Having sold one of his two adjacent houses in San Francisco, Metallica's Kirk Hammett is trying to sell the other one.