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 Iron Maiden’s ‘Trooper’ Beer: 5 Years, 20 Million Pints
For most people, selling millions of records would be enough to stay busy without starting up a side hustle, but the guys in Iron Maiden are different.
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.
Slash Books First Post-Guns N’ Roses Reunion Solo Dates
It still remains to be seen whether Guns N' Roses' Not in This Lifetime tour will lead to new music. In the meantime, guitarist Slash is already scouting the horizon for his next round of solo activity.
Chris Robinson Tried to Form Band With Stone Temple Pilots Brothers
Things could have turned out very differently for Chris Robinson if a brief attempt to start a new group with Stone Temple Pilots' co-founders was more productive.
U2’s ‘Claw’ Stage Has Found a New Home
U2 bankrolled the biggest concert stage ever built for their 360 Tour in 2009, and now one of the record-setting structures assembled for those shows has found a permanent new home.
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.
Prince Toxicology Report Reveals High Levels of Fentanyl
After Prince's death in April 2016, investigators determined he was killed by an accidental overdose of the synthetic opioid known as fentanyl.
Macaulay Culkin Lost Virginity Listening to Beatles’ White Album
For many people, the loss of one's virginity is a milestone that will always be remembered, right down to assorted details about whatever was going on in the vicinity during the act.
How Robert Plant Turned His Back on Arena Rock
Robert Plant manages to maintain commercial and pop cultural relevancy while seemingly making exactly the type of music he wants to record without any concern for trends or airplay.