A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
Elton John Refutes Sexual Harassment Allegations
Elton John's attorney has fired back against allegations that his client sexually harassed a former security guard, calling the plaintiff's claims "patently untrue."
What It Might Sound Like If Vince Neil, James Hetfield and David Lee Roth Auditioned for A…
While we wait for official word on who we'll hear next behind the mic for AC/DC, how about passing the time with a few impressions imagining the audition process to take over for Brian Johnson?
The History of Supertramp’s Biggest-Selling Album, ‘Breakfast in America’
Supertramp's massively successful 'Breakfast in America' was released on March 29, 1979.
The Story of Jimmy Page’s ‘Satanist’ Libel Lawsuit
In March of 2000, one of the uglier stories to surface in the wake of John Bonham's death ended in a legal victory for Jimmy Page.
How Van Halen Used Tension to Build Their Third Album, ‘Women and Children First’
Having earned a reputation for flashy fretboard technique, Eddie Van Halen was eager to start pushing the boundaries of Van Halen’s sound.
How Lynyrd Skynyrd Headed for a Period of Turbulence With ‘Nuthin’ Fancy’
Lynyrd Skynyrd were a band on the rise when they returned to record stores with their third LP, Nuthin' Fancy.
The History of Journey’s Career-Shaping ‘Departure’
With their fifth studio album, 1979's Evolution, Journey finally cracked the Top 20 of Billboard's album chart — and they soared even higher when they returned the next year with the follow-up, Departure.
The Story of Van Halen’s Second Album, ‘Van Halen II’
"The '80s are coming and we're going to be the soundtrack. We're here to blow the bugles and jump on the horns and whistle it all in and usher it down the road and round the stretch and across the finish line."
How the Eagles Steered From Country to Rock With ‘On the Border’
The Eagles' third album was released in March 1974. We look back at it with some exclusive quotes from Don Felder.
That Time the Rolling Stones Were Fined for Peeing on a Gas Station
Given the severity of some of the scandals that would later rock the Rolling Stones, facing a five-pound fine for peeing on a gas station wall seems fairly minor.