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 Aerosmith Avoided the Sophomore Jinx With ‘Get Your Wings’
Aerosmith released their second album on March 1, 1974.
How Steely Dan Returned to Form by Remaining ‘Two Against Nature’
'Two Against Nature' managed the seemingly impossible feat of picking up pretty much exactly where Steely Dan's Donald Fagen and Walter Becker left off.
The Night Led Zeppelin Became ‘The Nobs’ for One Show
When is Led Zeppelin not Led Zeppelin?
The Day Jimmy Page and Robert Plant Launched Their ‘No Quarter’ Tour
Jimmy Page and Robert Plant shocked fans when they reunited for MTV's Unledded special in October 1994.
The History of Jimmy Page’s Debut Solo Single, ‘She Just Satisfies’
Jimmy Page released a single under his own name on Feb. 26, 1965 – though he later said "it's better forgotten."
How the Scorpions Broke Through With Their Best Album, ‘Lovedrive’
At this point, the Scorpions had two main problems: Finding major success outside Germany and hanging onto a guitarist.
How Bob Seger Finally Scored a No. 1 Album With ‘Against the Wind’
Bob Seger achieved full-fledged rock stardom with 1976's Night Moves, but while his raspy howl may have been new to a generation of fans, he'd actually been chipping away at mainstream success for many years.
How Jimi Hendrix Got Fired Halfway Through His First Gig
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Watch Dead and Company Perform on ‘The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon’
Dead and Company, the new band featuring John Mayer and members of the Grateful Dead, made their television debut on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon last night.
The Day Tommy Lee Married Pamela Anderson (96 Hours After They Met)
When Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee walked down the aisle with Pamela Anderson on Feb. 19, 1995, pretty much everyone who heard the news was surprised.