Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
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.
‘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."
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.