Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
Joe Perry Hospitalized After Collapsing at Billy Joel Concert
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry was rushed to the hospital after collapsing at a Billy Joel concert.
How John Deacon Became Queen’s Silent Recluse
Bassist has shied away from the limelight and has remained reclusive since his retirement.
Mother of the Teen Who Inspired Pearl Jam’s ‘Jeremy’ Speaks Out
The mother of Jeremy Dell, the teenager who shot himself in front of his English class in a Texas high school in 1991, is finally speaking out about her son.
Def Leppard, Metallica Album Cover Artist Andie Airfix Dies at 72
Andie Airfix, the British graphic designer who created iconic album covers for artists including Def Leppard and Metallica has died at age 72.
Geddy Lee’s ‘Big Beautiful Book of Bass’ Details Revealed
Three editions of the Rush frontman's upcoming book are now available for pre-order.
Read Lindsey Buckingham’s Emotional Email to Fleetwood Mac
In an email to Fleetwood Mac cofounder Mick Fleetwood written a month after his dismissal, Lindsey Buckingham fought for reconciliation.
Stevie Ray Vaughan’s ‘Wonderful’ Childhood Home Sells for Less Than $160K
The Dallas home where Stevie Ray Vaughan and his brother Jimmie grew up sold after seven weeks on the market.
Gene Simmons: Vinnie Vincent Headed for ‘More Legal Problems’ Over Kiss Trademark
Gene Simmons has called former Kiss guitarist Vinnie Vincent "his own worst enemy" in response to Vincent's recent Kiss-related trademark applications.
Heartbreakers Take on New Role as Evangelists for Tom Petty
After decades of performing with the band leader, members now spread the word about his work.
12 Rock Stars Who Used to Be Teachers
These renowned musicians have at least one thing in common: They commanded classrooms before commanding stages.
‘Mild Stroke’ Forces Dickey Betts to Cancel Tour
Former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts has canceled three upcoming tour dates after suffering "post-stroke repercussions."
George Clinton Plotting New ‘One Nation Under Sedation’ Album
Following his first new album with Parliament in 38 years, George Clinton says there's plenty more new music on the way.