A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
Joe Satriani Responds to Ritchie Blackmore’s Criticism
One guitarist recently said some things about another guitarist's playing. Now the other guitarist has something to say.
Pour Some Barley, Water, Hops and Yeast on Me: Def Leppard Announce New Beer
We can add Def Leppard to the growing list of artists pursuing some sort of alcohol-related product as a side business.
Are These the Demos Featured on Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Box?
If the rumors are true and there really is a big box devoted to Guns N' Roses' 'Appetite for Destruction' on the way, we might already have a pretty good idea of which early recordings to expect.
Watch Two Foo Fighters Fans Get Married at the Band’s Concert
Plenty of wacky stuff has gone down at Foo Fighters shows over the years, but their stop in Dallas might have marked the only time they've ever served as the de facto house band for someone's wedding.
Ozzy Osbourne Gives Up Driving After Freeway Fender Bender
Ozzy Osbourne has done plenty of crazy stuff in his life, but even metal's Prince of Darkness isn't too much of a madman to know when the risks outweigh the rewards.
Axl Rose Wanted a ’90s Guns N’ Roses Tour With U2 and Pearl Jam
Guns N' Roses' tour with Metallica was the hard rock live event of the early '90s, but it might have been followed up with an even bigger concert collaboration.
Gene Simmons Named Chief Evangelist Officer for Canadian Cannabis Company Invictus
It's news that will doubtless prompt a double take from anyone who's ever listened to Gene Simmons' thoughts on drugs.
Vinnie Vincent to Reunite With Gene Simmons for Public Appearance
Former Kiss guitarist Vinnie Vincent has booked his second and third public appearances since ending his long and seemingly self-imposed exile.
David Bowie Vinyl Titles Announced for Record Store Day 2018
David Bowie fans might need to brace their wallets for Record Store Day 2018 on April 21.
Pink Floyd Nearly Put the Silver Surfer on ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ Cover
The cover of Pink Floyd's 'The Dark Side of the Moon' is so perfect that it's difficult to conceive of the band ever going in a different direction.
Watch Eddie Vedder Join Chad Smith, Mike McCready, Brandi Carlile and Will Ferrell to Cover Depeche Mode’s ‘Personal Jesus’
A benefit for Cancer for College got a little extra starpower when Eddie Vedder made a surprise appearance.
U2’s ‘Live’ Grammy Performance Will Reportedly Be Pre-Taped
Music fans have learned to expect a certain amount of artifice from rock stars when they take the stage for high-profile live events.