A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
Jackie Evancho Plans ‘Heavenly Christmas’ Album, Track List Released
Just when it looked like Justin Bieber had cornered the market for young and adorable pop stars releasing holiday music in 2011, along came Jackie Evancho. The former 'America's Got Talent' contestant, who released her debut CD just a few months ago, has announced plans for her first holiday album, due November 1.
Kane Beatz Says Nicki Minaj Is Working on ‘Crazy’ New Music [VIDEO]
It wasn't even a year ago that Nicki Minaj's 'Pink Friday' jumped over the 1.5-million mark in sales, and now her producer Kane Beatz is saying she's already back in the studio. According to Kane, the music sounds "crazy."
Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Starts Wrestling Promotion Company
If you're a longtime Smashing Pumpkins fan, you probably know that Billy Corgan is a pro wrestling fan, and he does pretty much whatever he wants in creative decision making. It should come as no surprise, then, that Billy Corgan is starting his own wrestling promotion company.
Les Claypool of Primus Didn’t Want a Reunion
Last month, Primus fans celebrated the release of 'Green Naugahyde,' the band's first new album in over a decade. But to hear bassist and band frontman Les Claypool describe the release, the Primus reunion didn't meet up to the hype. "To be honest with you, I wasn’t really that interested in doing it," Claypool revealed during a recent interview with the Colorado Springs Independent. &qu
Disturbed Guitarist Dan Donegan Has No Clue When the Band Will Reunite
If you're a Disturbed fan who's, um, disturbed by the news of the band's impending hiatus, you can take comfort in the knowledge that guitarist Dan Donegan understands how you feel. In fact, as he revealed during a recent interview with Billboard, this is the group's first extended break -- and he isn't sure how to feel about not knowing what comes next.
Machine Head’s Robb Flynn ‘Super Proud’ of New Hit Album, ‘Unto the Locust’
After a four-year layoff, Machine Head recently stormed back with their seventh album, 'Unto the Locust,' and fans immediately responded by giving the band the highest-debuting release of its career. Riding high with a top 30 album, Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn recently sat down with Loudwire to discuss the creative process behind the new record, the band's impressive longevity, and some of th
Randy Houser Plans Benefit Show for Teacher Who Inspired Him to Follow His Musical Dreams
Randy Houser plays dozens of dates every year, but when he rolls into Mississippi next month for a show at the Neshoba County Coliseum, he and his band will be putting something extra special into their performance. That night, they won't just be playing for the fans -- they'll be playing a benefit for Thomas Carson, the band director whose guidance helped inspire Houser to finish school, head to
Joe Nichols to Return in November with New Album, ‘It’s All Good’
It's been almost two years since Joe Nichols fans were treated to a full-length collection of new songs from the 'Gimmie That Girl' singer, but that'll change soon. On November 8, Nichols will return with his seventh full-length CD, 'It's All Good.' The 10-song album, Nichols' first for Show Dog/Universal, will include his latest top 30 country hit, 'Take It Off.'
Drake Reveals ‘I’d Marry Nicki Minaj’
He's young and successful, but that doesn't mean Drake hasn't thought about settling down with the right woman someday. In fact, as he revealed during a recent interview with Elle magazine, he's really a one-woman type of guy. In the interview, timed to promote Drake's upcoming sophomore release 'Take Care,' he even opened up about two of the famous ladies in his life: Rihanna and Nicki Minaj. Re
Slipknot Reveals Plans for New Album After 2012 Tour
Slipknot fans received a bit of good news over the summer when percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan announced that the band was planning an American tour for 2012. Now, Crahan says Slipknot is in the planning stages for the follow-up to 2008's 'All Hope Is Gone' album, although it might be awhile before anyone gets to hear it.