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 History of Kiss’ Debut Album
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, and for Kiss, the journey to worldwide rock superstardom began with a single LP.
Judas Priest Announce ‘Battle Cry’ Live CD/DVD
Judas Priest will commemorate their world tour in support of 2014's Redeemer of Souls LP with a live CD/DVD package titled Battle Cry.
K.K. Downing Says He Had ‘Lots and Lots of Reasons’ for Leaving Judas Priest
Five years after he quit Judas Priest, guitarist K.K. Downing is still being asked about his reasons for leaving — and the answers haven't gotten any less complicated.
Vivian Campbell Stops (Just) Short of Saying Last in Line Are Finished
Last in Line guitarist Vivian Campbell hasn't come out and said the band is finished, but it's clear he's having a hard time seeing a way forward.
How Deep Purple Changed Their Sound on ‘Burn’
The David Coverdale/Glenn Hughes era of Deep Purple began with the release of 'Burn' on Feb. 15, 1974.
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.