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 ZZ Top Souped Up Their Sound With ‘Got Me Under Pressure’
Bold experimentation led the band to new commercial heights.
Van Zant Family Home Designated Florida Heritage Site
In case you were wondering, it comes "complete with an avocado-green rotary-dial phone and a wooden console stereo with an eight-track player and several Skynyrd eight-tracks that still sound just fine."
Bob Seger’s Postponed Tour Will Resume This Fall
After some recent setbacks, the singer is hoping "Rock 'n' Roll Never Forgets" as he gets ready to hit the road again.
Here’s How Freddie Mercury Reacted After Hearing ‘Ice Ice Baby’
"He carried on eating his breakfast and suddenly stopped, frowning."
Rikki Rockett Says Bret Michaels ‘Spent Too Much Time Away’ From Poison
Having 'Nothin' But a Good Time' has been easier said than done in recent years.
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.
Kirk Hammett Still Believes Metallica ‘Were Right’ to Sue Napster
The dawn of the file-sharing era for mainstream music fans came with a lot of messiness between hardcore consumers and the record industry.
Neil Young Announces Solo Dates
Neil Young's most recent dates have included reunions with some old friends, but he'll be going it alone for a series of summer dates.
Michael Anthony Doesn’t Want to Be ‘Bass Player Everyone Forgot’
Starting over after achieving incredible success can seem daunting — and it's a feeling that former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony knows all too well.
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.