Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
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.
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.
Jack White Joins Pearl Jam for Neil Young Cover
Guitarist drops in for a cover of Neil Young's 'Rockin' in the Free World.'
Jason Isbell Announces Live Album, Expanded Debut Reissue
The alt-country singer-songwriter has two new albums coming out soon.
Ghost Announce Fall Tour
Following the No. 3 debut of Ghost's latest album, Prequelle, the band has announced a massive North American tour that will get underway this fall. The dates include some previously announced headlining dates at the Forum in Los Angeles and the Barclays Center in Brook…
Chuck Auerbach, Black Keys Frontman’s Dad, Announces Debut LP
The Black Key's Easy Eye Sound label is putting out an album by a fresh new artist this Father's Day: his dad.
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."
Summer Vacation Like Billy Joel — For Just $495,000!
If you want to party like Billy Joel this summer, you're in luck.
Musicians Celebrate Doug Jones’ Alabama Senate Victory
Musicians react to news of Democrat Doug Jones' hard-fought victory in 2017 Alabama Senate race.
Elton John Mourns the Death of His Beloved Mother
A formative figure in Elton John's career, Sheila Farebrother encouraged her son to play piano, beginning at age 3.