A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
How Classic Rock Survived the ’80s
During the '80s, trends and technology combined to change the industry in ways that often sounded — and looked — like they'd altered the rock 'n' roll landscape forever.
Paul McCartney Shares His Struggles With Stage Fright
The next time you experience stage fright, just remember: you have something in common with Paul McCartney.
Dee Snider Talks Life After Twisted Sister: ‘I Have a New No-Headbanging Policy’
With his new solo album We Are the Ones, Dee Snider starts a new chapter in his recording career — and one that he isn't necessarily expecting longtime fans to enjoy right away.
Rick Wakeman on Yes’ Potential Rock Hall Induction: ‘I Might Be Washing My Hair That Night…
Yes may eventually get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but if and when it ever happens, it sounds like it'll be too little, too late for former member Rick Wakeman.
35 Years Ago: The J. Geils Band Release ‘Freeze-Frame’
After 10 years and 11 albums, the J. Geils Band nudged into the pop mainstream with 1980's Love Stinks — but that was just the warm-up for their next, and biggest, album.
The True Story Behind Janis Joplin’s ‘Me and Bobby McGee’
The producer who hired Kris Kristofferson to write "Me and Bobby McGee" has been inducted to the Country Music Hall of Fame — and the former secretary who inspired it was in the audience.
ZZ Top Announce 2017 ‘Tonnage’ Tour
ZZ Top will heat up the road mid-winter with a run of North American dates they've dubbed their 2017 Tonnage tour.
Michael Anthony Says He Spoke With Alex Van Halen Earlier This Year
There's a bond between a bassist and a drummer that often goes deeper than those shared by the other players in the band.
Chuck Berry Announces First New Album in Almost 40 Years
Chuck Berry celebrated his 90th birthday today by announcing the upcoming release of his first album of new material in nearly four decades.
‘Billy Gibbons and the BFGs Go to Cuba’ Documentary in the Works
Billy Gibbons' solo sojourn to the 2015 Havana Jazz Festival will be commemorated in the upcoming documentary Billy Gibbons and the BFGs Go to Cuba.
Watch Footage From the Scrapped Metallica Video Game
Years before Guitar Hero dedicated a special edition to Metallica, the metal legends were briefly involved in a very different kind of video game tie-in.
Elton John to Publish Memoir in 2019
Elton John has signed a worldwide deal with Henry Holt and Macmillan to publish his memoir, scheduled for release in 2019.