Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
R.E.M.’s ‘Houston’ Underscored the Plight of Hurricane Refugees 12 Years Before Harvey
Former First Lady Barbara Bush's comments about Katrina evacuees set off a firestorm, but also planted the seeds of a song R.E.M. would release three years later.
Alex Lifeson Reportedly Shoots Down LeeLifeson Rumors
Sorry, Rush fans. LeeLifeson apparently isn't happening.
Top 13 Eclipse Songs
Looking for an eclipse party playlist? Here are 13 songs that are sure to get your guests dancing in the dark.
Is Robert Plant Teasing His New Solo Album?
Robert Plant earlier confirmed the return of the Sensational Space Shifters for a follow up album, just before a series of spring dates.
Cliff Burton’s Dad Has Been Donating Royalties to Music Scholarships
Cliff Burton's father has been quietly donating the royalty checks he receives to a scholarship at his son's old high school.
Bruce Springsteen to Make Broadway Debut With Eight-Week Solo Show
After months of rumors, Bruce Springsteen has confirmed that he'll make his Broadway debut this fall.
Siri Can Sing Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ – Can You?
Siri may not have Freddie Mercury's killer voice, but she recognizes - and can recite - a classic when she hears it.
Liam Gallagher Would Rather ‘Eat S—‘ Than Listen to U2
As his brother Noel prepares to open U2's 'Joshua Tree' shows with his band High Flying Birds, Liam rants against the band on Twitter.
Original Members to Join Foreigner on 40th Anniversary U.S. Tour
As Foreigner wrap up the European leg of their 40th-anniversary tour and prepare to do it all over again in the U.S., some of the band's original members are set to join them
That Time Paul McCartney Punched Eddie Vedder in the Face
Sure, it was an accident, and Macca immediately apologized, but didn't let the incident get in the way of finishing his tale.