A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
Phil Collins Looks Back on the ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Break: ‘Nobody Had Ever Heard Any…
Looking back through his archives for a series of deluxe solo reissues has left Phil Collins in a reflective mood.
Metallica Share Cover and Sample Pages From New ‘Master of Puppets’ Book
The members of Metallica are offering fans a sneak peek at Back to the Front, the upcoming book that promises to provide "a fully authorized visual history" of their Master of Puppets album.
The Day Rod Stewart’s ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?’ Hit No. 1
In the late-'70s, hemmed in by disco on one side and punk on the other, many rock artists of Rod Stewart's generation felt like the trends of the day were passing them by.
Why the Heck Aren’t Funkadelic Considered Classic Rock?
Who says a jazz band can't play dance music? Who says a rock band can't play funky? Who says a funk band can't play rock?
Led Zeppelin Lawyers Blast ‘Baseless’ Claim in ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Lawsuit
The attorneys alleging that Led Zeppelin plagiarized the intro to "Stairway to Heaven" from a Spirit song have been dealt a setback by a judge who refused to delay the case.
The Story of Roger Daltrey’s First Post-Who Solo Album, ‘Parting Should Be Painless’
By the time the Who called it quits in 1983, singer Roger Daltrey had already been a part-time solo artist for a decade.
Vince Neil Trashes Coldplay’s Super Bowl Performance
Vince Neil tuned in to watch Coldplay's performance during the Super Bowl halftime show yesterday — and he wasn't shy about sharing his displeasure after it was over.
The Story of Billy Idol’s Motorcycle Accident
We enjoy a certain amount of bad behavior from our rock stars, but within limits.
The History of Mick Ronson’s First Show With David Bowie
David Bowie has played with a lot of great guitarists in his day.
The History of Cheap Trick’s Breakthrough ‘At Budokan’ LP
The '70s were the decade of the live rock album, with a few concert sets, such as Kiss' 'Alive!' and Peter Frampton's 'Frampton Comes Alive!,' helping trigger massive mainstream breakthroughs.