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?
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.
‘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.
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.
How John Deacon Became Queen’s Silent Recluse
Bassist has shied away from the limelight and has remained reclusive since his retirement.
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.
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.