A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
Ritchie Blackmore Was Glad to Be Replaced in Deep Purple
Former Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore has weighed in on the direction the band went after he left the lineup for the final time in 1993.
Guns N’ Roses ‘Destruction Is Coming’ Countdown Clock Hints at Impending Announcement
There's rarely a shortage of rumors surrounding Guns N' Roses, but every so often, something surfaces that looks like it could lead to actual news.
Phil Collen Still Isn’t Bothered by Def Leppard’s Rock Hall Snub
Def Leppard have been eligible for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for years, and they've certainly racked up more than enough hits and record sales to merit consideration.
Prince Estate Battle Drags On, Enriching Lawyers and IRS
Nearly two years after Prince's death, the complicated fight to determine the beneficiaries of his estate — and its value — still has no end in sight.
Eric Clapton Documentary ‘Life in 12 Bars’ Coming to Home Video
'Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars' is coming to home video — and it's bringing a double-disc soundtrack with it.
Moody Blues Remember Sharing an Early Bill With the Beatles
A wise musician always pays attention to the other artists on the bill — you never know where you're going to hear them next, or when they might turn out to be the next biggest band in the world.
Here’s Why There’s Just One Rock Song in ‘A Quiet Place’
Sound design is a huge part of what makes any movie work, but it's the type of thing that a lot of filmgoers tend not to notice most of the time.
Ozzy Osbourne Gives Up Driving After Freeway Fender Bender
Ozzy Osbourne has done plenty of crazy stuff in his life, but even metal's Prince of Darkness isn't too much of a madman to know when the risks outweigh the rewards.
Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott Has Playlist for His Funeral Picked Out
Like a lot of other people, Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott has given some thought to the songs he'd like playing at his funeral.
The History of ‘Saturday Night Live”s ‘More Cowbell’ Sketch
There's never really any true way to know whether a 'Saturday Night Live' sketch will become an instant classic or quickly fade from memory.
Glenn Hughes Announces Dates for ‘Classic Deep Purple Live’ Tour
Glenn Hughes will bring his "Classic Deep Purple Live" tour to the United States for two rounds of shows in 2018.
Axl Rose Wanted a ’90s Guns N’ Roses Tour With U2 and Pearl Jam
Guns N' Roses' tour with Metallica was the hard rock live event of the early '90s, but it might have been followed up with an even bigger concert collaboration.