Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
Rock’s Most Famous Recluses
Why did some of music's biggest stars turn away from fame?
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.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Exceeds Expectations with $50 Million Opening Weekend
Despite mixed reviews, the Freddie Mercury biopic ranks No. 2 all-time in its genre for opening box office returns.
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.
12 Rock Stars Who Used to Be Teachers
These renowned musicians have at least one thing in common: They commanded classrooms before commanding stages.
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.
Dee Snider Says Twisted Sister Shouldn’t Be in the Rock Hall
Frontman says band has been influential but doesn't rise to Hall of Fame level.
New ‘Bad Reputation’ Trailer Details Joan Jett’s Rise to the Top
Upcoming documentary shows how bad-ass singer busted '70s rock 'n' roll boys' club.
These Queen, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bee Gees Songs Could Help Save Your Life
You may be more prepared than you think to perform CPR, even if you've never done it before.
Phil Collins Announces Four-Disc Box, ‘Plays Well With Others’
Former Genesis frontman collects collaborations with other artists.