A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web, including Rotten Tomatoes, Ultimate Classic Rock, and Diffuser. He's also the editor-in-chief of Popdose and the author of the books "Llanview in the Afternoon: An Oral History of 'One Life to Live'" and "Uncle John's Beer-Topia."
Look Behind the Scenes of U2’s ‘Experience + Innocence’ Tour Tech
Now including a new and improved version of the "barricage"!
Jeff Beck Reflects on Early Rivalry With Eric Clapton
Two guitar legends walk into a room ...
Kirk Hammett Still Believes Metallica ‘Were Right’ to Sue Napster
The dawn of the file-sharing era for mainstream music fans came with a lot of messiness between hardcore consumers and the record industry.
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.
Whitesnake Delay New Album Until 2019
Whitesnake fans will have to wait awhile longer before they get their chance to hear the group's next album.
35 Years Ago: Journey’s ‘Faithfully’ Arrives in a Dream
With their eighth studio album, 1983's 'Frontiers,' Journey's transition from prog-influenced rock to radio-friendly, arena-ready fare was all but complete.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Whitesnake’s Next Single to Be Titled ‘Shut Up and Kiss Me’
Whitesnake's new 'Flesh and Blood' LP is closer than ever — and fans will soon get their first glimpse of the album courtesy of the first single, "Shut Up and Kiss Me."