A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
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?
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…
Duff McKagan on Status of Velvet Revolver’s Lead Singer Search: It’s Nowhere
Over the course of his illustrious career, Duff McKagan has been in a lot of bands -- and he touched on pretty much all of them during a recent interview with FasterLouder, looking back on his stints with Guns N' Roses and Neurotic Outsiders while looking ahead to his future with Loaded, as wel…
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.
Tom Morello, Jello Biafra + More to Play Occupy Wall Street Anniversary Concert in NYC
The Occupy Wall Street movement is about to celebrate its first anniversary -- and Tom Morello will be on hand to help commemorate the occasion with a free concert in New York on Sunday (Sept. 16).
Green Day Unveil Details of Billie Joe Armstrong’s Recent Hospitalization
It's been a whirlwind few days for the members of Green Day, who have gone from Italy -- where they saw frontman Billie Joe Armstrong admitted to the hospital -- to Los Angeles, where they're prepping for their appearance on the MTV Video Music Awards tonight (Sept. 6).
Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan Speaks Out on Charges Filed Against Doctor in Paul Gray’s Death
As previously reported, criminal charges were filed this week against a Des Moines, Iowa, doctor who is accused of contributing to the deaths of eight patients, including Slipknot bassist Paul Gray. Now, Slipknot percussionist Shawn 'Clown' Crahan, who was one of the people interviewed by …
Evanescence Singer Amy Lee Faces Serious Allegations From Hacker Group Anonymous
They're frequently portrayed in the press as a sort of electronic hive mind for mischief-makers, but the Internet hacking group known as Anonymous actually operates behind a social agenda -- one component of which is the online pursuit of child pornographers. It's the type of mission you'd think mos…
Nikki Sixx: No Definite Plan in Place for Next Motley Crue Album
Just because Motley Crue dropped their new single 'Sex' this year, that doesn't mean a full-length album is in the works. In fact, Nikki Sixx says the band doesn't even know when it'll get back to the studio, meaning we may have to reconsider the band's inclusion on our…
‘Melvan’ Featuring Artwork by Kurt Cobain Sells for $24,701 on eBay
As an automobile, this 1972 Dodge van has seen better days. But as a pop culture artifact, it's worth over $20,000, thanks to some scribbling Kurt Cobain did on the side during his stint as a roadie for sludge metal pioneers the Melvins.