A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
Bob Dylan Sued for Racist Comments
Race, politics and religion are subjects probably better left out of conversation in mixed company, even if you happen to be conversing with one of rock's greatest living poets. Just ask Bob Dylan, who's accused of making racist comments in a lawsuit recently filed by an organization calle…
Mountain Jam 2014 Ticket Pre-Sale Happening Now
The 10th-annual Mountain Jam is scheduled for June 5-8, 2014, but why wait to buy tickets? Pre-sale passes for next year's festival are on sale now.
John Lennon App Takes You to Bermuda, Includes Song Demos
John Lennon's six-month sojourn in Bermuda, which ultimately helped provide much of the music for 1980's 'Double Fantasy' album, has inspired a new app scheduled to debut in the Apple store this fall.
Little Richard Announces Retirement: ‘I Am Done’
One of rock's most distinctive and influential performers is calling it quits.
Scientists Working to Extract DNA from John Lennon’s Tooth
In the oddest bit of dead celebrity body part news since Michael Jackson's hair was turned into a roulette ball, scientists are trying to sequence John Lennon's DNA using an extracted molar.
Mike Love Wasn’t Happy With the Beach Boys Reunion
Plenty of Beach Boys fans are disappointed with the way the band's much-ballyhooed 50th-anniversary tour, which ended with Brian Wilson, Al Jardine and David Marks "fired" from the lineup, and Mike Love continuing to perform with his own version of the group. But as it turns o…
Kansas’ Robby Steinhardt Recovering After Surgery
Former Kansas member Robby Steinhardt is on the mend after suffering a heart attack on Aug. 9.
Vivian Campbell on Touring With Cancer: ‘I Don’t Feel Like Laying at Home in Bed’
He vowed he wouldn't let his cancer diagnosis slow him down, and Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has proved amazingly true to his word, playing a full complement of shows with the group as well as rocking out with his Dio tribute project, Last in Line.
Paul McCartney Joined Onstage by Surviving Members of Nirvana
It's been years since Kurt Cobain's death ended Nirvana's promising career, but the group's music is still closely identified with Seattle. So it only makes sense that when Paul McCartney played his first-ever concert in the city's Safeco Stadium, he invited the survivi…
The Rolling Stones’ ‘Gimme Shelter’ Sampled in New Song
One of the Rolling Stones' greatest hits is getting new life.
Journey Announce Summer 2013 Tour Dates
They may not be in any rush to record a new album, but the guys in Journey are perfectly happy to hit the road -- and that's exactly where they'll be this summer.
Father and Son Record Most Adorable Beatles Cover Ever – Best of YouTube
The Beatles are one of the most frequently covered bands of the rock era, so to get anyone's attention with your version of one of their classic songs, you've got to do something special.