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."
Iron Maiden Embroiled in Songwriting Credit Dispute
A long-simmering battle over the songwriting credits for Iron Maiden's "Hallowed Be Thy Name" has apparently led to the longtime favorite being dropped from the band's set list.
Read About the Time Lemmy Walked Out of an Interview
Lemmy Kilmister had a reputation for being the type of guy who didn't suffer fools gladly, and his imposing physical frame made the prospect of irritating him that much less appealing.
Gene Simmons Says There’s Been ‘Some Writing’ for a New Kiss Album
Kiss may yet get around to releasing a new album — but it doesn't sound like fans should expect to hear it anytime soon.
Steven Tyler and Joe Perry Welcome New Grandchildren on the Same Day
Joe Perry and Steven Tyler aren't just Toxic Twins — they're same-day grandfathers too.
Gene Simmons Announces New Book ‘On Power’ for Fall Release
Gene Simmons will add to his growing list of authorial credits with On Power, a new book about wealth scheduled for release later this year.
Beatles Documentary ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Musical Revolution’ Scheduled for Summer Debut
PBS will join the 50th anniversary celebration surrounding the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band next month.
Watch Steven Adler Play Guns N’ Roses Classics With Lita Ford and Jeff Pilson
Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler dipped into the band's classic catalog for a good cause over the weekend.
Peter Criss Says ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Is Over’
Former Kiss drummer Peter Criss has had his differences of opinion with ex-bandmate Gene Simmons, but they agree in at least one respect: both men seem to think rock is dead.
John Mellencamp Says Rock’s Glory Days Are Over
For decades, rock was the center of the American music world, but that's been changing for some time now, and John Mellencamp doesn't see it ever coming back.
Col. Bruce Hampton Dead at 70
Col. Bruce Hampton, the prolific guitarist whose tireless energy and avant-garde roots helped make him a musical statesman of the emerging jam scene, has died at the age of 70.