Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
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.
David Bowie Mentor Lindsay Kemp Dies at 80
David Bowie's mentor, the choreographer, dancer and mime who helped create the 'Ziggy Stardust' persona, has died.
‘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.
Marilyn Manson Collapses Onstage at Houston Show
After visibly struggling to get through the fourth song in his set in Houston, Texas, last night, Marilyn Manson collapsed.
45 Years Ago: Stevie Wonder Visits ‘Sesame Street’
The 23-year-old played 'Superstition' for the kids, and taught Grover how to sing.
Bob Dylan Announces U.S. Fall Tour
Following a string of dates in Australia and New Zealand, the singer-songwriter will hit more than 30 U.S. cities.
Glenn Frey and J.D. Souther’s ‘Longbranch/Pennywhistle’ Is Getting Reissued
Nearly 50 years after its initial release, collaboration between late Eagles co-founder and longtime songwriting partner is getting a second chance.
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.
Inspiration for Beatles’ ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ to Reopen
As a child, John Lennon would hop the wall at the Strawberry Field orphanage to play with the kids who lived there.