Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
Spinal Tap Bassist Derek Smalls Announces ‘Smalls Change’ Solo LP
Spinal Tap bassist Derek Smalls is returning to action with his first solo album.
John Lennon’s 1969 Monkey Bike Expected to Fetch More Than $48,000
A 1969 Honda Monkey-Trail Bike once owned by John Lennon will soon be on the market.
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.
Watch Steve Miller Join Billy Joel Onstage at Madison Square Garden
The Piano Man got a little help from the Gangster of Love at the former's monthly residency show at Madison Square Garden last night.
Imagine Owning John Lennon’s $11.7 Million Former Surrey Home
One of John Lennon's former homes in Surrey, England, is for sale. The six-bedroom estate has been listed for $11. 7 million.
Led Zeppelin to Celebrate 50th Anniversary With Illustrated Book
Led Zeppelin announced they'll celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2018 by releasing an illustrated book with Reel Art Press.
Gene Simmons: ‘I Did Nothing’ to Warrant Fox News Ban
Gene Simmons said he had done nothing to warrant Fox News' recent lifetime ban and commented on other allegations against him.
Ralph Carney, Multi-instrumentalist and Tom Waits Collaborator, Dies at 61
The innovative saxophonist Ralph Carney died today as a result of injuries sustained in an accident.
David Byrne Announces Ambitious 2018 Solo Tour
David Byrne has called his upcoming tour as "the most ambitious show I’ve done since the shows that were filmed for 'Stop Making Sense.'"
Dickey Betts Back From Retirement, Planning 2018 Tour
Just three weeks after announcing his retirement, former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts has announced plans for a 2018 tour.
Van Halen Jumpstarts Steven Spielberg’s New ‘Ready Player One’ Trailer
Van Halen's "Jump" spikes the adrenaline in a new trailer for Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One.'
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.