A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
Neil Young Rounding Up 1976 Vault Recordings for Previously Unreleased ‘Hitchhiker’ LP
A long-unheard collection of acoustic studio performances from Neil Young is scheduled to finally make its way out of the vault and into stores this summer.
About the Time Guns N’ Roses Nearly Toured With N.W.A
Years before they teamed up with Metallica for one of the most highly anticipated tours of the early '90s, Guns N' Roses briefly entertained the idea of performing with another hugely popular group.
Nikki Sixx Says He’s ‘Unofficially Retired’ From Touring
Nikki Sixx spent decades on the road with Mötley Crüe — and has recently toured with Sixx:A.M. — but it sounds like he's finally had enough of being away from home.
Meet Motley Crue’s Secret ‘Smokin’ in the Boys Room’ Harmonica Player
Although Vince Neil was credited with playing harmonica on Motley Crue's breakthrough hit, it was performed by veteran Micky Raphael.
25 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Dehumanizer’
Ronnie James Dio's 1982 exit from Black Sabbath presaged a bumpy period for the group — one they hoped to end by bringing him back into the fold a decade later.
Gene Simmons Reportedly Withdraws Application to Trademark Devil Horns Hand Gesture
Gene Simmons has apparently thought better of his widely ridiculed efforts to trademark the universally recognized hand gesture for rocking out.
Watch Footage From Peter Criss’ Final U.S. Stage Performance
Peter Criss says he's retiring from live performance this year, and on June 17, he delivered what was billed as his final U.S. concert.
Gene Simmons Weighs in On U.S. Immigration Policy
No matter the subject, you can always pretty much count on Gene Simmons having some thoughts.
35 Years Ago: Fleetwood Mac Recover With ‘Mirage’
'Mirage' saw Fleetwood Mac finding balance between the commercial aspects of 'Rumours' and the experimentalism of 'Tusk.'
40 Years Ago: Judas Priest Play Their First U.S. Concert, Opening for REO Speedwagon
We spoke with REO Speedwagon's Kevin Cronin about when Judas Priest served as their opening act in 1977.