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.
Marilyn Manson Collapses Onstage at Houston Show
After visibly struggling to get through the fourth song in his set in Houston, Texas, last night, Marilyn Manson collapsed.
Unmasked Ghost Frontman Says Grammy ‘Meant the World’
In his first interview as himself, Ghost's usually masked frontman, Tobias Forge, spoke about his writing process, the band's influences and what it means to be recognized with a Grammy award.
Paul Stanley Explains Kiss’ ‘The End of the Road’ Trademark
Frontman Paul Stanley reveals Kiss' trademark application on 'The End of the Road' is about getting their ducks in a row, and doesn't signal pending retirement.
Judas Priest’s Glenn Tipton Refused to Use Backing Tapes
Judas Priest's Rob Halford says guitarist Glenn Tipton, who'll largely be absent from the upcoming tour due to Parkinson's, rejected the idea of backing tapes.
Queens of the Stone Age Guitarist Lists Home for $1.8 Million
Queens of the Stone Age guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen has listed his Glendale, Calif., home for nearly $1.8 million.
Ex-Chili Pepper John Frusciante Sells California Cottage for $2.8 Million
Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante sold his canal-front property in Venice, Calif., for $2.8 million.
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.
James Hetfield Cast in Movie About Serial Killer Ted Bundy
Metallica frontman James Hetfield will share the screen with former teen heartthrob Zac Efron in the upcoming Ted Bundy movie 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.'
Slipknot Confession: ‘We Listen to Journey Before We Play’
During a Pollstar Live! panel discussion, Slipknot founding member Shawn Crahan reveals metal bands' reputations and realities don't match.
Dolores O’Riordan Laid in Repose Ahead of Her Funeral Tuesday
Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan, who died suddenly on Jan. 15, 2018, was laid in respose in her hometown of Limerick, Ireland today.