A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
45 Years Ago: Eagles Steer Toward Rock With ‘On the Border’
The Eagles' third album was released in March 1974. We look back at it with some exclusive quotes from Don Felder.
Why Bad Company Stayed the Course on ‘Desolation Angels’
Bad Company re-emerged in March 1979 with another solid 10-track slab of blues-influenced rock.
25 Years Ago: Motley Crue Struggle to Move Ahead With New Singer
In 1992, with the biggest record of their career behind them and 25 million of Elektra Records' dollars in the bank, Motley Crue seemed poised to scale even greater heights.
The Story of Van Halen’s Injury-Plagued ‘Balance’ Tour
Early 1995 found Van Halen heading back out on the road with a No. 1 album on the chart — but trouble was brewing.
How Billy Joel Toughened Up on ‘Glass Houses’
Turns out, fame just added sharper corners and greater heft to the chip Billy Joel had on his shoulder.
45 Years Ago: Queen Release Second Album, ‘Queen II’
Queen released their second album 'Queen II' on March 8, 1974.
45 Years Ago: Rush’s Self-Titled Debut Points to Bigger Things
On March 1, 1974, a trio of young Canadians kicked off what would ultimately become one of rock's more distinguished recording careers with the release of their self-titled debut album.
45 Years Ago: Aerosmith Avoid Sophomore Jinx on ‘Get Your Wings’
Aerosmith released their second album on March 1, 1974.
The Night Led Zeppelin Became ‘The Nobs’ for One Show
When is Led Zeppelin not Led Zeppelin?
The Day Jimmy Page and Robert Plant Launched ‘No Quarter’ Tour
Jimmy Page and Robert Plant shocked fans when they reunited for MTV's Unledded special in October 1994.