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 Day Jimi Hendrix Played His Final Show With Band of Gypsys
Jimi Hendrix played plenty of memorable gigs throughout his too-brief career, but none was more infamous than this one.
The Album That Sent Phil Collins’ Solo Career Into the Stratosphere
By the mid-'80s, Phil Collins already had a pair of Top 10 solo albums to his credit, plus his day job in a little band called Genesis.
David Bowie Designer Explains ‘Blackstar’ Album Artwork
If you looked at the cover of David Bowie's Blackstar and wondered why there wasn't more going on, visually speaking, graphic designer Jonathan Barnbrook would like to explain.
Rapidfire Guitarist Kevin Lawrence Dead at 51
Guitarist Kevin Lawrence, whose band Rapidfire was fronted by Axl Rose in the early '80s, has died at the age of 51.
Sting and Peter Gabriel Announce ‘Rock Paper Scissors’ Tour
Sting and Peter Gabriel are going on the road together this summer, teaming up for a run of co-headlining dates they've called the Rock Paper Scissors tour.
Steven Tyler Solo Show to Air on PBS’ ‘Front and Center’ Series
A solo concert the Aerosmith frontman performed in September will be shown on PBS beginning next month.
Jack Daniel’s Announces Limited-Edition Motorhead Whiskey, Promptly Sells Out
The Jack Daniel Distillery has rolled out a special single-barrel whiskey in honor of Motörhead — not that you're likely to see it in stores anytime soon.
Ricky Gervais Looks Back on His Friendship With David Bowie: ‘He Put My Life in Color’
Ricky Gervais' HBO series Extras was a goldmine of delights, offering viewers the chance to see celebrities playing versions of themselves that were often hilariously cruel — like David Bowie.
Guns N’ Roses Member Chris Pitman Deletes Coachella Tweets, Jokes About Media Blackout
Judging from Guns N' Roses utility player Chris Pitman's social media accounts, members of the group have been sternly advised to continue the media lockdown.
Posthumous Bowie Tributes Include ‘Bloom County,’ a Baby Penguin and God
David Bowie's work moved millions of people, and the varied outpouring of public tributes that's sprung up since we received word of his passing offers a testament to just how widely his influence is felt.