A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
The Story of Boston’s Blockbuster Debut Album
Boston mastermind Tom Scholz served up a multi-platinum work with his band's debut record in 1976.
Fake Black Sabbath Tickets Lead to Forger’s Arrest
You don't mess with Black Sabbath — or the band's fans.
James Hetfield Talks Metallica Owning Their Label and Masters: ‘We Can Put Our Music Out O…
Metallica gained control over their masters in 2012, launching their Blackened Recordings imprint after buying their back catalog from longtime label Elektra.
Lars Ulrich Says the New Metallica Album Has ‘A Trace of Residue’ From ‘Kill ‘Em All’
Lars Ulrich gives fans a feel for how Metallica's new record fits in the group's discography.
Steven Tyler Hand Gesture Edited Out of Aerosmith Disney World Attraction
In news that adds new meaning to the term "digital editing," staff at Walt Disney World have reportedly cleaned up a potentially offensive hand gesture made by Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler.
Read the Foreword to Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born to Run’ Memoir
Bruce Springsteen has posted the foreword to his upcoming Born to Run memoir in advance of the book's release.
Kiss Star in New ‘Elder’-Inspired Comic Book Series
Kiss return to comic book stores this month with the first issue in a new series inspired by their 1981 album Music From the Elder.
Phil Lesh Thinks ‘Something Was Missing’ From the Grateful Dead After 1975
The Grateful Dead enjoyed an impressive run as one of rock's most beloved live acts. But, bassist Phil Lesh feels like the band spent much of its time together at something less than peak power.
A Horse Danced to Santana’s ‘Smooth’ at the Olympics
There's really nothing like the Olympics, is there?
Ringo Starr Is a Great-Grandfather
Congratulations are in order for Ringo Starr, who recently became the first Beatle to achieve great-grandfatherhood.
The Story of the Kids Who Met the Beatles by Pretending to Be Their Opening Act
Only one group of Washington, D.C., teenagers had the smarts — and the chutzpah — to pull off impersonating the Fab Four's opening act.
The Story of Pete Townshend’s ‘Lifehouse’
Any artist, if he pushes hard enough, will eventually reach a point where his creative reach exceeds his grasp.