A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
The Day Izzy Stradlin Played His Last Show as a Member of Guns N’ Roses
Guns N' Roses were on top of the rock world in 1991, but all was not well behind the scenes.
Watch Kevin Bacon Perform the ‘Lost First Draft’ of Tom Petty’s ‘Free Fallin” on ‘The Toni…
With "First Drafts of Rock" bit on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon offered up a comically inept "lost" early version of Tom Petty's "Free Fallin'."
Is Jason Newsted Working on Something New With Metallica?
Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted loves what he's heard of the group's new record — and he might even be talking to his old bandmates about some sort of collaboration.
Sharon Osbourne Shares Details of Ozzy’s Infidelity
Many people may have been surprised when word recently got out regarding Ozzy Osbourne's extramarital affair, but his wife Sharon wasn't one of them.
John Lennon’s Killer Denied Parole for Ninth Time
John Lennon's murderer has seen his ninth parole hearing end the same way the previous eight did: with his request for freedom denied.
The Story of Boston’s Blockbuster Debut Album
Boston mastermind Tom Scholz served up a multi-platinum work with his band's debut record in 1976.
Bruce Springsteen Breaks His Record for Longest U.S. Show Twice in One Week
Bruce Springsteen fans who came out this week for his shows in East Rutherford, N.J. definitely got their money's worth.
You May Now Listen to Nickelback’s Cover of Don Henley’s ‘Dirty Laundry,’ If You Wish
The members of Nickelback blew off a little steam by recording a cover of Don Henley's "Dirty Laundry" during the sessions for their next album, and now they're sharing the results with fans.
James Hetfield Talks Metallica Owning Their Label and Masters: ‘We Can Put Our Music Out O…
Metallica gained control over their masters in 2012, launching their Blackened Recordings imprint after buying their back catalog from longtime label Elektra.
Megadeth End Paraguay Show After Fans Break Security Barricade
Megadeth's Aug. 20 show at the Sport Colombia stadium in Asuncion came to an early end after fans crashed security gates around the stage.
A Horse Danced to Santana’s ‘Smooth’ at the Olympics
There's really nothing like the Olympics, is there?
The Story of the Kids Who Met the Beatles by Pretending to Be Their Opening Act
Only one group of Washington, D.C., teenagers had the smarts — and the chutzpah — to pull off impersonating the Fab Four's opening act.