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.
Toto’s Steve Porcaro Joins Weezer on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ for ‘Africa’
Reaching their highest chart position in nearly a decade, Weezer performed a cover of the classic song on TV last night.
Weezer Bassist Scott Shriner Sells California Home for $2.4 Million
In a month, Weezer bassist Scott Shriner sold his Silver Lake home — for $250,000 more than his asking price.
The Cure to Release ‘Mixed Up’ Reissue and ‘Town Down’ for Record Store Day
The Cure will release a vinyl pressing of their 1990 record 'Mixed Up,' along with a new collection of remixes called 'Torn Down' for Record Store Day.
Liam Gallagher’s Truce With Noel Was All in His Head
Liam Gallagher confesses that there was never an actual holiday-time truce between he and his brother.
Bagpipes Get in the Way of Romantic Red Hot Chili Peppers Concert
A man mistakenly buys a Valentine's Day gift of Red Hot Chilli Pipers tickets for his girlfriend, instead of tickets for her favorite band — the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Dolores O’Riordan Poured Her Pain and Rage Into the Cranberries’ ‘Zombie’
From the start, Dolores O'Riordan knew "Zombie" wouldn't be one of the sweet ballads fans had come to expect from the Cranberries.
Liam Gallagher Rips at Noel: ‘F— the Truce’
Following Noel Gallagher's comments about singers who don't write their own material, brother Liam Gallagher goes on a Twitter rant, ending their so-called truce.
Maroon 5’s Adam Levine Sells L.A. Home for $18 Million Cash
Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine and his wife have sold one home for $18 million, while Levine's old bachelor pad is still on the market for $15.9 million.
Bono Says Today’s Music Is ‘Girly,’ Needs More (Presumably Male) Rage
Bono says there's a space in the current landscape for music with less of a pop sensibility and more rage — and that revolution will come.
Musicians Celebrate Doug Jones’ Alabama Senate Victory
Musicians react to news of Democrat Doug Jones' hard-fought victory in 2017 Alabama Senate race.
Alice in Chains Announce Spring 2018 North American Tour
Alice in Chains has announced a North American headlining tour that will kick off in Boston on April 28, 2018.