A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
Desert Trip Festival’s Gross Is Roughly $160 Million
Organizers won't know the final numbers until after the crowds clear away, but after selling out two weekends worth of festival passes, Desert Trip has already cleared $160 million.
Styx and Journey Announce Live Home Video Releases
Styx and Journey are pulling a pair of live releases out of the vaults in September.
Elton John Announces $10 Million Fund for African LGBT Population
Elton John has announced a $10 million fund lending medical and legal support to the African LGBT community.
New Study Suggests Hearing Loss Could Be Reversible
The days of permanent hearing loss as an occupational hazard for professional musicians might soon be over.
Steven Tyler on Today’s Rock: ‘There Really Isn’t Much of It’
Rock 'n' roll gave voice to the dreams and disappointments of several generations, but Steven Tyler wonders if its days as a major cultural force are over.
Lemmy Memorial Statue to Be Unveiled in August
A memorial statue in honor of late Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister is scheduled to go up at his favorite hangout, the Rainbow Bar & Grill, in Los Angeles next month.
David Bowie’s Art Collection to Be Exhibited and Auctioned
David Bowie fans will have a chance to see — and even possibly own — pieces from his personal art collection later this year.
Johnny Van Zant Recovering After Recent Health Scare
Lynyrd Skynyrd frontman Johnny Van Zant is said to be recovering quickly after a trip to the hospital earlier this week.
Joe Perry Expected to Recover Quickly, Rejoin Hollywood Vampires on Tour
Joe Perry's reps have yet to comment on whatever ailment sent him to the hospital after a backstage collapse during a recent Hollywood Vampires concert but promise he'll be back in action soon.
Steven Tyler Talks Aerosmith Farewell Tour: ‘It’s Time’
The timing looks like it's still up in the air, but it appears that an Aerosmith farewell tour is definitely on the horizon — at least if singer Steven Tyler has anything to say about it
Former ZZ Top Manager Bill Ham Dead at 79
Manager Bill Ham, whose long stewardship of ZZ Top's career coincided with the band's rise to global superstardom, has died at the age of 79.
Steven Tyler Announces ‘Out on a Limb’ Summer Solo Tour
Steven Tyler will spend the summer going "Out on a Limb" with his first full-fledged solo tour.