A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
Pearl Jam Members Offer Update on New Album, Address Possibility of Tour With Soundgarden
It's been a long three years for Pearl Jam fans since the band's last album of original material, 'Backspacer,' was released -- but it looks like some new music is finally on the way.
Chris Cornell on New Soundgarden Single ‘Been Away Too Long': ‘It’s About Time’
Yesterday (Sept. 27), we gave you a stream of the new Soundgarden single, 'Been Away Too Long' -- and celebrated the band's return to rocking after their extended absence. But what does Chris Cornell think of the song?
Metallica Offer Free Download of Classic Concert in Memory of Cliff Burton’s Passing
Yesterday (Sept. 27) marked the 26th anniversary of Metallica bassist Cliff Burton's shocking death, prompting an outpouring of memories from fans -- as well as a tribute from his surviving bandmates.
Axl Rose Files Cease-and-Desist Letter Aimed at Photography Exhibit
In what may prove to be a jarring legal setback for artists who live next door to famous people and want to try and use that proximity as the basis for an unauthorized exhibit, Axl Rose has issued a cease-and-desist notice to the exhibitor behind the L.A. art show titled 'Axl Rose Was My Neighb…
Slash Defends Lindsay Lohan’s Honor Following Hit-and-Run Arrest
Actress Lindsay Lohan is in trouble with the law again, thanks to a late-night hit-and-run that left a New York pedestrian with a wounded leg and earned Lohan another trip to the hoosegow on Wednesday (Sept. 19). But if Slash is to be believed, the whole thing is a big misunderstanding.
‘Voice’ Contestant Mackenzie Bourg Sings ‘Pumped Up Kicks,’ Gets Props From Cee Lo
Blind auditions continued on the new season of 'The Voice' last night, offering viewers multiple opportunities to cheer, boo and be amazed by the backstories of contestants like Mackenzie Bourg, a 19-year-old who triumphed over a life-threatening illness to take the stage with his renditio…
Green Day Announce 2012-2013 North American Tour Dates
We were pretty sure Green Day would back up their upcoming album trilogy with an extensive world tour -- and now we have an idea of just how extensive that tour will be, with the band announcing an extensive run of dates that will keep them on the road at least through June 2013.
Kings of Leon’s Jared Followill Talks New Side Project, Smoke and Jackal
With the band on hiatus since late last year, the members of Kings of Leon have had to find new ways to stay busy. For vocalist Caleb Followill, the downtime has provided the perfect chance to start a family -- and for his brother Jared, it's jump-started a whole new band.