Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
How the Rock World Mourned Prince With ‘Purple Rain’ Covers
In the days and weeks following Prince's April 2016 death, many fellow musicians honored him and his legacy with their own covers of "Purple Rain."
Doctor and Hospital Deny Wrongdoing in Glenn Frey’s Death
The doctor and hospital named in the wrongful death suit filed by Glenn Frey's widow have denied any culpability in his death.
Ronnie Wood Is Cancer-Free and Headed Back on Tour
After battling lung cancer in 2017, Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is cancer-free — and no one is more surprised than he is.
Bruce Springsteen Adds 81 Performances to ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ Run
Following nearly 50 years of touring the world, Bruce Springsteen has made himself cozy in the intimate Walter Kerr Theatre.
The Muppets Meeting Rock Stars: 31 Magical Moments
Throughout its five-season run, 'The Muppet Show' brought in some of the world's best-loved entertainers as guest stars, including musicians from rock, pop and country.
Jon Bon Jovi Sells New York City Apartment for $15 Million
After purchasing a West Village duplex in New York City just a few years ago, Jon Bon Jovi has now sold it for $15 million, well below his original asking price.
Slipknot Confession: ‘We Listen to Journey Before We Play’
During a Pollstar Live! panel discussion, Slipknot founding member Shawn Crahan reveals metal bands' reputations and realities don't match.
Chicago and REO Speedwagon Announce Co-Headlining Summer Tour
Chicago and REO Speedwagon are joining forces this summer for a co-headlining tour of North America.
Summer Vacation Like Billy Joel — For Just $495,000!
If you want to party like Billy Joel this summer, you're in luck.
Revisiting Super Bowl 51’s Rock Commercials
Even if you watch the Super Bowl exclusively for the game, it's tough for any music fan to ignore the songs that play in the highly anticipated commercials.
Bob Seger Releases Previously Unheard Song ‘Finding Out’
Bob Seger has just released a previously unheard track called "Finding Out," which was intended for 2006's 'Face the Promise' album but didn't make the cut.
Spinal Tap Bassist Derek Smalls Announces ‘Smalls Change’ Solo LP
Spinal Tap bassist Derek Smalls is returning to action with his first solo album.