A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
27 Years Ago: Bon Jovi’s Manager Convicted of Smuggling 40,000 Lbs. of Marijuana
After six years working its way through the courts, Bon Jovi manager Doc McGhee was convicted for drug smuggling on April 25, 1988.
Paul Kantner Is Back to ‘Semi-Normal’ After Suffering Heart Attack
Weeks after a heart attack sent him to the hospital, Jefferson Airplane co-founder Paul Kantner says he's on the path to recovery.
After Joan Jett’s Induction, Women Are Still Scarce in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Joan Jett's recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame gave fans something to cheer about while marking a small step toward redressing the massive gender imbalance among inductees.
How the Rolling Stones Launched a New Decade and Era With ‘Sticky Fingers’
Reeling from the loss and sudden death of their early leader Brian Jones as well as the violent tragedy that overshadowed their free show at the Altamont Speedway, the Rolling Stones closed out the '60s under a dark cloud of turmoil.
Neil Young Will Release New Album With Willie Nelson’s Sons
A select group of Neil Young fans were given an early glimpse of his next album, which is reportedly scheduled to arrive on June 16, at a secret show in San Luis Obispo, Calif., on April 16.
You Think You Know Black Sabbath?
There have definitely been a few times when we've learned a little more about the inner workings of Black Sabbath than we might have wanted to know.
Don Henley’s Name Is Officially Off Limits to Makers of Henley Shirts
Don Henley has emerged victorious in his legal battle to prevent a Wisconsin apparel company from trading on his name to promote its line of Henley shirts.
Aerosmith Unveil Complete Dates for Summer 2015 ‘Blue Army’ Tour
Aerosmith return to the road June 13 for a series of summer dates they're calling the 'Blue Army Tour.'
How Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Barely Held It Together on ‘Echo’
When Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers announced an April 13, 1999, release for their 10th studio LP, Echo, expectations were understandably high.
Drummer Mike Portnoy Talks Rush Influence in Exclusive Video
Through his work with Dream Theater, Adrenaline Mob, the Winery Dogs and other projects, drummer Mike Portnoy has inspired countless younger players.
Meet the Title Trackers, the Band Adding Missing Title Tracks to Classic Rock Records
Have you ever wondered why the Rolling Stones never bothered writing a title track for Exile on Main St.?
Are These the 50 Best Hard Rock and Metal Guitarists of All Time?
Killer guitar and rock 'n' roll go together so perfectly that for some bands, one guitarist — or heck, even two — isn't enough.