A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Announce New Album
We can officially add "new album from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs" to our list of things to look forward to in 2013.
Coldplay Talk New Album, Promise Pronounceable Title
If you resented the quixotic jumble of letters that formed the title of Coldplay's last studio album, 'Mylo Xyloto,' good news: The band is planning something more straightforward for its next release.
Izzy Stradlin Releases New Single ‘Baby-Rann’
It's been a couple of years since we were treated to new music from Izzy Stradlin, but the former Guns N' Roses guitarist isn't resting on his laurels -- in fact, a YouTube video of Stradlin and his backing band perform a new single titled 'Baby-Rann' has surfaced.
Ex-Metallica Bassist Jason Newsted Details Plans for Musical Comeback
As we reported Friday (Nov. 16), Jason Newsted has reconnected with fans through a new website, but now the former Metallica bassist has laid out details of his musical comeback. In an appearance on the 'Friday Night Rocks' radio show, Newsted revealed that he's re…
My Bloody Valentine Promise New Album in 2012
It may have taken them more than two decades, but My Bloody Valentine frontman Kevin Shields says the band is finally just about finished with the follow-up to 1991's 'Loveless' -- and that it'll be out before the end of the year.
Obama’s Election Victory Gets Rockers Tweeting
While most of America (and a pretty good-sized portion of the rest of the world) watched the election returns come in yesterday (Nov. 6), some of our favorite rock stars turned to social media to help get out the vote -- and share their feelings about the results.
Soundgarden Stream New Album ‘King Animal’ Ahead of November 13 Release
It's been an awfully long time between new albums for Soundgarden, but the band's comeback disc 'King Animal' is almost here -- and thanks to iTunes, we can actually hear it a week ahead of its release.
Sharon Osbourne Reveals She Had a Double Mastectomy
In a new interview with Hello! magazine, Ozzy Osbourne's wife, Sharon Osbourne, made the surprising revelation that she recently opted for a double mastectomy after doctors told her she carried a gene that put her at risk for breast cancer.
No Doubt Pull ‘Looking Hot’ Video After Offending Native Americans
Friday (Nov. 2) was supposed to be a big day for No Doubt, what with the debut of the video for their new single 'Looking Hot' and all, but after the clip generated the wrong kind of excitement, the band found itself scrambling to have it taken down and apologize to anyone who was offended…
Neil Young Uses Twitter Chat to Weigh In on Bono, Jack White, Dave Grohl + More
Some younger listeners might think of him as a flannel-wearing, analog-loving geezer, but Neil Young is actually pretty tech-savvy, and he demonstrated his continued willingness to experiment in the digital sphere with an hourlong Twitter chat on Wednesday (Oct. 24).
Slash’s Wife Critiques Axl Rose’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Appearance, Weighs in on His Weight
Slash may be telling interviewers he's finished discussing his years in Guns N' Roses -- or his relationship with Axl Rose -- but that moratorium apparently doesn't apply to his wife, Perla Hudson.
Courtney Love Writing Nirvana Musical?
She hasn't released an album in a couple of years, but that doesn't mean Courtney Love isn't busy -- in fact, if one recent report is correct, she's getting ready to revisit Kurt Cobain's legacy with a musical inspired by his early years in Nirvana.