Debra Filcman is a Chicago-based freelance journalist.
The Whole World Colored Itself Purple to Say Goodbye to Prince
When Prince died two years ago, buildings, bridges and monuments across the country and beyond lit up purple to honor his legacy.
The History of Rockers in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
'Jesus Christ Superstar' has long provided a platform for rock musicians to test out their theatrical chops.
The Rise, Fall and Rise of Gary Numan
It's easy to forget that celebrities are just like the rest of us — trying to pay the bills. But Gary Numan spills it all when it comes to managing his finances.
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.
Journey’s ‘Greatest Hits’ Reaches 500 Weeks on the Billboard 200
Journey's 'Greatest Hits' has reached the vaunted status of being only the third album to spend 500 weeks on the Billboard 200 in the chart's 61-year history.
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.
Listen to Stevie Nicks’ New Song for the Upcoming Movie ‘The Book of Henry’
Stevie Nicks may not have taken part in the recently released Buckingham McVie album like the rest of her Fleetwood Mac bandmates, but she does have a new song out.
Elvis Costello Working on Broadway Musical, Potential New Album
The musician has been working on a number of projects including a musical based on 'A Face in the Crowd.'
Michael Stipe on the Hairy Subject of Beard Care
The former R.E.M frontman's famous beard began as part of a Halloween costume.
The Story of When R.E.M. First Met David Bowie
Former R.E.M. bandmates Michael Stipe and Mike Mills recount meeting Bowie in Switzerland following Bill Berry's aneurysm.