Search Results for: 1990s

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl + Greg Kurstin Begin #HanukkahSessions 2021 with a Heavy Metal Makeover of Lisa Loeb’s 1990s Classic “Stay (I Missed You)”
November 29, 2021
Dave Grohl + Greg Kurstin Begin #HanukkahSessions 2021 with a Heavy Metal Makeover of Lisa Loeb’s 1990s Classic “Stay (I Missed You)”

Words can’t adequately prepare you for the latest collaboration between Dave Grohl and pal/producer Greg Kurstin. The first installment of the duo’s #HanukkahSessions of music, a new tradition the pair...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie in the 1990s: Producer Mark Plati Lifts Lid on New Archival Releases
April 14, 2020
David Bowie in the 1990s: Producer Mark Plati Lifts Lid on New Archival Releases

“David Bowie’s work in the 1990s has sadly been overlooked and underrated,” guitarist Reeves Gabrels, who worked with David Bowie throughout the decade, told me in 2016. “We had Tin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows’ New Video for ‘OK’ Has So Many 1990s-Inspired Vibes It’s Tough to Describe in A Headline (Watch)
April 9, 2020
Wallows’ New Video for ‘OK’ Has So Many 1990s-Inspired Vibes It’s Tough to Describe in A Headline (Watch)

Three-piece Los Angeles-based indie/pop band Wallows is comprised of guys in their early to mid-20s. There’s a very good chance none of them remember the 1990s from personal experience due...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Melissa Etheridge Q&A: Songwriting Influences, the 1990s Taking a More Direct Approach on ‘The Medicine Show’ LP
August 13, 2019
Melissa Etheridge Q&A: Songwriting Influences, the 1990s Taking a More Direct Approach on ‘The Medicine Show’ LP

When Melissa Etheridge began the creative process to what would become 15th studio album, The Medicine Show, she took a different tack than usual. Utilizing bassist David Santos’ home studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Built To Spill’s “When The Wind Forgets Your Name” – First Album Since 2015 – Releases Sept. 9th (Listen)
August 14, 2022
Built To Spill’s “When The Wind Forgets Your Name” – First Album Since 2015 – Releases Sept. 9th (Listen)

On September 9th Built to Spill will release their 8th full-length album When The Wind Forgets Your Name – their first on their new label Sub Pop Records. The launch...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Goo Goo Dolls ‘Chaos in Bloom,’ a New Album of Smart, Accomplished Pop/Rock Precision (Listen)
August 12, 2022
Out Now: Goo Goo Dolls ‘Chaos in Bloom,’ a New Album of Smart, Accomplished Pop/Rock Precision (Listen)

Chaos in Bloom is the title of the new album from multiplatinum band The Goo Goo Dolls released today, Aug. 12. Though a news release says the album wasn’t “necessarily”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Flannel Nation Fest Cancelled: ’90s Alt/Rock Fest Originally Scheduled for 8/13 in Southern California
August 9, 2022
Flannel Nation Fest Cancelled: ’90s Alt/Rock Fest Originally Scheduled for 8/13 in Southern California

Flannel Nation has been cancelled, organizers shared in a message on Facebook on Tuesday after several bands, among them Everclear, Candlebox and Filter, announced that they had dropped off the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Singer/Actor/Entertainer Olivia Newton-John: 1948-2022
August 8, 2022
Rest in Peace, Singer/Actor/Entertainer Olivia Newton-John: 1948-2022

This morning, Aug. 8, the family of Olivia Newton-John announced on her official Facebook page that the Australian-born actor/singer, known the world over for her many hit songs and roles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The London Suede Returns: Preview New Album ‘Autofiction’ (Due 9/16) with Two Songs
August 3, 2022
The London Suede Returns: Preview New Album ‘Autofiction’ (Due 9/16) with Two Songs

Long-running English rock band Suede (a.k.a. The London Suede here in the United States) will release a new studio album titled Autofiction on Sept. 16, via BMG. Announced recently, it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Soul Blind Distills ’90s Alt/Grunge Energy in New Song “Stuck in a Loop”; On Tour Now
July 26, 2022
Soul Blind Distills ’90s Alt/Grunge Energy in New Song “Stuck in a Loop”; On Tour Now

Listening to New York-based band Soul Blind, the ensemble’s affinity for what came before is striking. Thick, reverbed guitar riffs set to brooding melodies and vocals from lead singer Cen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ’90s Hitmakers Collective Soul Release “All Our Pieces,” New Album ‘Vibrating’ Coming 8/12 (Pre-Order)
July 8, 2022
’90s Hitmakers Collective Soul Release “All Our Pieces,” New Album ‘Vibrating’ Coming 8/12 (Pre-Order)

On Aug. 12, Collective Soul will release a new record titled Vibrating — the 11th to date from the alt-rock/pop group, which hit it big in the 1990s with a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Darren Hayes (ex-Savage Garden) Confronts Depression, Suicide in “Poison Blood” Video (ft. a Nod to Prince)
June 29, 2022
Darren Hayes (ex-Savage Garden) Confronts Depression, Suicide in “Poison Blood” Video (ft. a Nod to Prince)

Darren Hayes, the Australian singer/songwriter who reached international fame in the late ’90s with Savage Garden (and smash-hit singles like “Truly Madly Deeply” and “I Want You,” alongside Daniel Jones),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Lit’s Ajay Popoff on New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold,’ the ‘That Thing You Do!’ Moment of “My Own Worst Enemy,” Riding in Dave Grohl’s Private Jet & More
June 27, 2022
Q&A: Lit’s Ajay Popoff on New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold,’ the ‘That Thing You Do!’ Moment of “My Own Worst Enemy,” Riding in Dave Grohl’s Private Jet & More

In 1999, an Orange County, California-based band named Lit released a song called “My Own Worst Enemy.” The lead single from the band’s second album, A Place in the Sun,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee: Stream “10:36”; Anticipated Sophomore Album ‘Beatopia’ Due 7/15; On Tour Now
June 15, 2022
beabadoobee: Stream “10:36”; Anticipated Sophomore Album ‘Beatopia’ Due 7/15; On Tour Now

A few years into her career, beabadoobee (project name of singer/songwriter Bea Kristi) has carved a spot for herself in the indie-pop world thanks to her musical roots equally split in 1990s-era pop and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | June 2022 Issue
June 13, 2022
June 2022 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our June 2022 features. Stewart Copeland on ‘The Police: Around the World’ Reissue, Writing Operas and the Pull of Nostalgia  Randy Bachman & Tal...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Everclear Commemorates 30 Years with Digital Reissue of 1993 Debut ‘World of Noise’; On Tour This Summer
June 13, 2022
Everclear Commemorates 30 Years with Digital Reissue of 1993 Debut ‘World of Noise’; On Tour This Summer

This past Friday, June 10, Art Alexakis and his long-running alt/rock band Everclear revisited World of Noise, the group’s full-length debut album from 1993. The record was given its first-ever...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Art Alexakis Q&A: 30 Years of Everclear, Touring with MS and Being ‘Confrontationally Authentic’ (“When You’re 60, You Don’t Have to Be Nice Anymore”)
June 8, 2022
Art Alexakis Q&A: 30 Years of Everclear, Touring with MS and Being ‘Confrontationally Authentic’ (“When You’re 60, You Don’t Have to Be Nice Anymore”)

Originally recorded in a friend’s basement for $400, 1993’s World of Noise was the first release from Everclear, prior to its emergence in the mid-1990s as an alt/rock staple with era-defining radio hits like “Father...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Everclear: 30th Anniversary Tour, Reissue of 1993 Debut Album ‘World of Noise’ Coming 6/10
May 19, 2022
Everclear: 30th Anniversary Tour, Reissue of 1993 Debut Album ‘World of Noise’ Coming 6/10

Originally recorded in a friend’s basement for $400, 1993’s World of Noise was the first release from Everclear, prior to its emergence in the mid-1990s as an alt/rock staple with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Original Pearl Jam Drummer Dave Krusen Joins Band at Fresno Gig (First Performance with PJ Since 1991)
May 17, 2022
Original Pearl Jam Drummer Dave Krusen Joins Band at Fresno Gig (First Performance with PJ Since 1991)

Pearl Jam is out on its anticipated and pandemic-delayed tour in support of 2020’s Gigaton record. So far, it’s been an emotional, cathartic experience (click here to read our full...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins: 32-Date North American Headline Tour with Special Guests Jane’s Addiction This Fall
May 11, 2022
Smashing Pumpkins: 32-Date North American Headline Tour with Special Guests Jane’s Addiction This Fall

Two of the biggest and most successful bands of the 1990s alt/rock scene will join forces this fall for a North American arena tour when the Smashing Pumpkins and special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee Shares “See You Soon,” New Full-Length Album ‘Beatopia’ Out 7/15 (On Tour Now)
April 27, 2022
beabadoobee Shares “See You Soon,” New Full-Length Album ‘Beatopia’ Out 7/15 (On Tour Now)

A few years into her career, beabadoobee (project name of singer/songwriter Bea Kristi) has carved a spot for herself in the indie-pop world thanks to her musical roots equally split...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cave In Releasing ‘Heavy Pendulum’ LP 5/20; Preview with Three Crushing Songs
April 26, 2022
Cave In Releasing ‘Heavy Pendulum’ LP 5/20; Preview with Three Crushing Songs

Massachusetts-based post-hardcore/alt band Cave In will return on May 20 with its ninth studio album, Heavy Pendulum. Announced recently, the record has now been previewed with three songs, the latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deftones’ Greek Theatre Tour Stop a Reminder How They Survived the ‘Nu-Metal’ Genre They Helped Create (Recap)
April 21, 2022
Deftones’ Greek Theatre Tour Stop a Reminder How They Survived the ‘Nu-Metal’ Genre They Helped Create (Recap)

The vibe at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday night was one of relief. Deftones were in town for a concert, but not just any concert: A gig...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 3rd Secret: Grunge Supergroup ft. Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam/Soundgarden), Kim Thayil (Soundgarden) & Krist Novoselic (Nirvana) Releases Debut LP
April 12, 2022
3rd Secret: Grunge Supergroup ft. Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam/Soundgarden), Kim Thayil (Soundgarden) & Krist Novoselic (Nirvana) Releases Debut LP

Grunge enthusiasts, take note: 3rd Secret is a secret no more. The band is a new supergroup featuring three icons of the ’90s alt/rock scene, among them drummer Matt Cameron...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley with Nirvana & Alice in Chains’ Powerful ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sets
April 5, 2022
Remembering Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley with Nirvana & Alice in Chains’ Powerful ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sets

Today’s date, April 5, is a notorious one in the world of rock and roll, as it’s the date commemorating the passing of two of the most iconic and celebrated...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers Return Re-Energized on ‘Unlimited Love,’ a Mix of the Familiar and the Fresh
April 1, 2022
Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers Return Re-Energized on ‘Unlimited Love,’ a Mix of the Familiar and the Fresh

There’s a certain comfort to the Red Hot Chili Peppers sounding like the Red Hot Chili Peppers, which they do throughout Unlimited Love, a sprawling new album released this week...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Willis to Retire from Acting After Aphasia Diagnosis
March 30, 2022
Bruce Willis to Retire from Acting After Aphasia Diagnosis

Bruce Willis, one of the most recognizable actors in Hollywood history with a resume of some of the biggest blockbuster action films of the 1980s and 1990s including Pulp Fiction...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: AFI Previews ‘Bodies’ Tour in LA with an Electrifying Mix of Old, New and Everything in Between
March 29, 2022
Recap: AFI Previews ‘Bodies’ Tour in LA with an Electrifying Mix of Old, New and Everything in Between

There are two distinct eras of AFI. The first is the noisy hardcore/punk group that emerged from Ukiah, California in the early-to-mid 1990s, amassing a fervent audience enraptured with vocalist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Wallows Hits the Bullseye with ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ LP, Extends Mostly Sold-Out Tour (Listen)
March 28, 2022
Out Now: Wallows Hits the Bullseye with ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ LP, Extends Mostly Sold-Out Tour (Listen)

Tell Me That It’s Over is the title of a new studio album from Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (one of the stars of the latest Scream film and Netflix’s 13...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee Previews New Album ‘Beatopia’ (Out 7/15) with “Talk”; U.S. Headlining Tour Starts in April
March 23, 2022
beabadoobee Previews New Album ‘Beatopia’ (Out 7/15) with “Talk”; U.S. Headlining Tour Starts in April

beabadoobee, the buzzworthy singer/songwriter (real name: Bea Kristi) who unleashed her dynamic debut album, Fake It Flowers, in October of 2020 to acclaim and enthusiasm that has only grown bigger in the time...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rob Zombie + Mudvayne to Launch ‘Freaks on Parade’ Summer Tour with Powerman 5000, Static-X
March 21, 2022
Rob Zombie + Mudvayne to Launch ‘Freaks on Parade’ Summer Tour with Powerman 5000, Static-X

Last year saw the reunion of Mudvayne, the inventive and aesthetically unique heavy metal/progressive metal band that sold six million records worldwide between its 1996 formation and hiatus in 2010, for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: 311 Lets Loose with Fans at 311 Day 2022 in Las Vegas, a Weekend of Mutual Enthusiasm (and 88 Songs!)
March 16, 2022
Recap: 311 Lets Loose with Fans at 311 Day 2022 in Las Vegas, a Weekend of Mutual Enthusiasm (and 88 Songs!)

“So let everybody gather, the more the better.” The line, delivered by singer Nick Hexum on 311‘s 1995 self-titled Blue album on the song “Hive,” sums up the aesthetic of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mandy Moore: ‘In Real Life’ LP Out 5/13 ft. Husband Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes; Shares Title Track and Tour Dates
March 8, 2022
Mandy Moore: ‘In Real Life’ LP Out 5/13 ft. Husband Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes; Shares Title Track and Tour Dates

In 2020, Mandy Moore released Silver Landings, a refreshing, honest and reflective new album from the singer/songwriter/actor (of This Is Us fame) that had an aesthetic that seemed inspired by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Soul Blind Embraces the ’90s Vibes with “Misplaced” Video; Full-Length LP & Tour with Drug Church on the Way
March 4, 2022
Soul Blind Embraces the ’90s Vibes with “Misplaced” Video; Full-Length LP & Tour with Drug Church on the Way

Watch the new music video for “Misplaced” by Soul Blind without any context and guess what year it was released: If you guessed 1995, you’d be … incorrect, but you’d...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Q&A: The Story Behind ‘Studio 666,’ Fake Vomit and the Foo Fighters Bringing Back the Rock & Roll Movie
February 18, 2022
Dave Grohl Q&A: The Story Behind ‘Studio 666,’ Fake Vomit and the Foo Fighters Bringing Back the Rock & Roll Movie

Leave it to Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters to bring back the concept of the “band movie.” Once a popular career move for acts like the Beatles and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Reinvigorated, The Rave-Ups Reignite Classic Sound on New Reunion Album, ‘Tomorrow’
February 4, 2022
Out Now: Reinvigorated, The Rave-Ups Reignite Classic Sound on New Reunion Album, ‘Tomorrow’

In 2019, When Jimmer Podrasky started making new music with his Rave-Ups bandmates for the first time in decades, he remembered how good their three studio albums were and didn’t...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U.K. Bands Boston Manor, Trash Boat and Higher Power Linking Up for Spring 2022 Tour
January 17, 2022
U.K. Bands Boston Manor, Trash Boat and Higher Power Linking Up for Spring 2022 Tour

English pop-punk/rock band Boston Manor has announced a headlining tour of North America set to kick off in April. The tour news comes on the heels of an eventful 2021 that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn Debuts “Forgotten,” the Heavy Opening Track from New Album ‘Requiem’ Out 2/4; Tour Starts 1/31
January 13, 2022
Korn Debuts “Forgotten,” the Heavy Opening Track from New Album ‘Requiem’ Out 2/4; Tour Starts 1/31

Approaching the 30th anniversary of its formation in 1993, Korn keeps on rolling — and on Feb. 4, the hard-rock band that became a phenomenon in ushering in the “nu-metal”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock Covers from Women
January 10, 2022
Top 11 Rock Covers from Women

Rock Cellar contributor Emily Herring makes her debut with her picks for the Top 11 Rock Covers from Women. 11. Ella Fitzgerald — “Can’t Buy Me Love” (The Beatles) In March...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie ‘Toy’: The Making of the Joyous, Long-Lost Early 2000s Album (Available Now for #Bowie75)
January 7, 2022
David Bowie ‘Toy’: The Making of the Joyous, Long-Lost Early 2000s Album (Available Now for #Bowie75)

Producer Mark Plati and guitarist Earl Slick recall the making of an album unlike anything else in the vast catalog of David Bowie. For what would have been David Bowie’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Album Cover Lawsuit Has Been Dismissed By a Judge
January 4, 2022
The Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Album Cover Lawsuit Has Been Dismissed By a Judge

Back in late August, eyebrows furled when news broke that Spencer Elden, the now 30-year-old man who was photographed as a baby in an image that would be made iconic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Anthony Kiedis & Dave Navarro Reunite for Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side” at an LA Benefit Concert
December 21, 2021
Watch Anthony Kiedis & Dave Navarro Reunite for Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side” at an LA Benefit Concert

Anthony Kiedis joined Dave Navarro and friends for a Lou Reed cover at 'Above Ground 3' at the Fonda Theatre on Dec. 20.

Rock Cellar Magazine | The D Rides Again: Tenacious D (Jack Black & Kyle Gass) Announce Summer 2022 Tour Dates
December 7, 2021
The D Rides Again: Tenacious D (Jack Black & Kyle Gass) Announce Summer 2022 Tour Dates

Tenacious D, the guitar duo featuring funnyman Jack Black and his pal/sidekick Kyle Gass, are back — and next summer the beloved pair will play a handful of live dates,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Olivia Rodrigo Announces 2022 World Tour Supporting Breakout Debut Album ‘Sour’ (Details/Dates)
December 6, 2021
Olivia Rodrigo Announces 2022 World Tour Supporting Breakout Debut Album ‘Sour’ (Details/Dates)

2021 was a gigantic year for Olivia Rodrigo, the young singer/songwriter who released her debut album, Sour, in May on the strength of the global smash-hit singles “Drivers License” and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Our Lady Peace: ‘Stop Making Stupid People Famous’ U.S. Tour On Now; New ‘Spiritual Machines II’ LP in 2022
November 30, 2021
Our Lady Peace: ‘Stop Making Stupid People Famous’ U.S. Tour On Now; New ‘Spiritual Machines II’ LP in 2022

Our Lady Peace, the Canadian alt/rock band that emerged in the mid-1990s with global success thanks to hit singles such as “Superman’s Dead” and “Clumsy,” has a run of U.S....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin Debut #HanukkahSessions 2021 Night Two: Ramones “Blitzkrieg Bop” (Watch)
November 29, 2021
Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin Debut #HanukkahSessions 2021 Night Two: Ramones “Blitzkrieg Bop” (Watch)

After launching the 2021 installment of their #HanukkahSessions late Sunday evening to coincide with the first night of the holiday, Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin shared their second spirited cover...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kid Rock & His Middle Fingers Would Like You To Know He’s Mad in His New Video for “Don’t Tell Me How to Live”
November 22, 2021
Kid Rock & His Middle Fingers Would Like You To Know He’s Mad in His New Video for “Don’t Tell Me How to Live”

Sliding in with an incendiary new anthem just a few days ahead of those awkward family gatherings at the Thanksgiving table, Kid Rock pulls off a spot-on impression of your...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’ at 30: Looking Back at the Pioneering Rock Giants’ Greatest Album and Backstory
November 17, 2021
U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’ at 30: Looking Back at the Pioneering Rock Giants’ Greatest Album and Backstory

With the 30th anniversary of U2’s 1991 album Achtung Baby on Nov. 18, contributor Emma Harrison makes her Rock Cellar debut reflecting on a seminal album from the band, one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian’s Song: New Documentary ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Goes Inside the Beach Boy’s Saga (Q&A)
November 17, 2021
Brian’s Song: New Documentary ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Goes Inside the Beach Boy’s Saga (Q&A)

Brent Wilson (no relation to Brian Wilson) is a Kentucky-born and bred director/writer/producer who specializes in music-themed documentaries. It should come as no surprise that a filmmaker hails from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ 30th Anniversary Edition, Available in Multiple Formats (Stream)
November 12, 2021
Out Now: Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ 30th Anniversary Edition, Available in Multiple Formats (Stream)

Just a bit past the actual 30th anniversary of its original Sept. 24, 1991 release by Nirvana, Nevermind has now been reissued in an extended, remastered 30th Anniversary Edition, complete...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in ‘The Many Saints of Newark: A Sopranos Story’
November 8, 2021
Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in ‘The Many Saints of Newark: A Sopranos Story’

“I listen to a lot of music all the time… A lot of these things are dredged up from memory. I’ll go, ‘Oh, that was a really good song.’ Or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Boston Manor Embraces the ’90s Vibes on Slick, Focused New ‘Desperate Times Desperate Pleasures’ EP — Listen
November 3, 2021
Boston Manor Embraces the ’90s Vibes on Slick, Focused New ‘Desperate Times Desperate Pleasures’ EP — Listen

English pop-punk/rock band Boston Manor took a big stylistic leap forward in 2020 with Glue, its third full-length album, which came out during in the height of the pandemic via...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Spiritualized: ‘Everything Was Beautiful’ LP Coming in February; Stream “Always Together With You”
November 2, 2021
Spiritualized: ‘Everything Was Beautiful’ LP Coming in February; Stream “Always Together With You”

On Feb. 25, Spiritualized — the English “space-rock” project helmed by multi-instrumentalist Jason Pierce, a.k.a “J Spaceman,” will return with a new album titled Everything Was Beautiful. It will be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Limp Bizkit ‘Still Sucks’: Nu-Metal Dads Return with a New Record Whether You Like it or Not (Plus, an INXS Cover)
November 1, 2021
Limp Bizkit ‘Still Sucks’: Nu-Metal Dads Return with a New Record Whether You Like it or Not (Plus, an INXS Cover)

Limp Bizkit knows what you think. But Fred Durst and Co. have long expressed that they “don’t give a f***” about much of anything when it comes to criticism levied...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Japanese Breakfast Releases ‘Live at Electric Lady EP,’ ft. ‘Jubilee’ Songs and a Cover of Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So”
October 28, 2021
Japanese Breakfast Releases ‘Live at Electric Lady EP,’ ft. ‘Jubilee’ Songs and a Cover of Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So”

It’s been a whirlwind of a few months for Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast, currently out on the road on a mostly sold-out tour supporting her excellent album Jubilee, which was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Shares Thoughts on Cutting His Hair, the Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Lawsuit and Current Music (“When I Listen To a Mitski Record, I’m Like, ‘This Blows My Mind'”)
October 27, 2021
Dave Grohl Shares Thoughts on Cutting His Hair, the Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Lawsuit and Current Music (“When I Listen To a Mitski Record, I’m Like, ‘This Blows My Mind'”)

The past few weeks have seen a flurry of interviews and attention thrown at Dave Grohl, geared around the release of his very first published memoir, The Storyteller: Tales of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Drummer Gina Schock on Her New Book ‘Made in Hollywood: All Access with the Go-Go’s,’ Rock Hall of Fame Induction and Beyond
October 26, 2021
Drummer Gina Schock on Her New Book ‘Made in Hollywood: All Access with the Go-Go’s,’ Rock Hall of Fame Induction and Beyond

You may think you’ve stumbled into a time warp when you see how omnipresent The Go-Go’s have become in 2021. Formed as a punk band in 1978, the group —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dave Grohl Thrash Along on Drums to “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from His ‘The Storyteller’ Book Tour
October 7, 2021
Watch Dave Grohl Thrash Along on Drums to “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from His ‘The Storyteller’ Book Tour

In the early pages of The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music, the new memoir from Foo Fighters and Nirvana icon Dave Grohl that was released this week, he details how...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Almost Joined GWAR, How His Songwriting Style Differs from Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, “Teen Spirit” vs. Rick Astley and More (via ‘Rolling Stone’)
September 28, 2021
Dave Grohl Almost Joined GWAR, How His Songwriting Style Differs from Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, “Teen Spirit” vs. Rick Astley and More (via ‘Rolling Stone’)

Dave Grohl was the focus of a recent feature in Rolling Stone from journalist Brian Hiatt, geared around the Foo Fighters being enshrined into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Portugal. the Man Give Len’s “Steal My Sunshine” and Eels’ “Novocaine for the Soul” Trippy Makeovers; 2022 Tour with Alt-J Announced
September 27, 2021
Portugal. the Man Give Len’s “Steal My Sunshine” and Eels’ “Novocaine for the Soul” Trippy Makeovers; 2022 Tour with Alt-J Announced

Portugal. the Man will head out on the road with alt-J on a big North American tour in early 2022. The news was announced recently, and the alt/indie/experimental band chose to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Everclear and Wheatus (“Teenage Dirtbag”) Announce November West Coast Tour
September 27, 2021
Everclear and Wheatus (“Teenage Dirtbag”) Announce November West Coast Tour

This November, Everclear and Wheatus will head out on a handful of West Coast tour dates. These gigs will be a carryover of sorts to the Summerland tour, which recently...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Regrettes Exorcise “Monday” Anxiety in New Music Video (Featuring an Olivia Rodrigo Cameo)
September 24, 2021
Watch The Regrettes Exorcise “Monday” Anxiety in New Music Video (Featuring an Olivia Rodrigo Cameo)

Gotta get the fuck out of L.A./Run from the sun before it burns my brain. That’s part of the chorus of “Monday,” a deliriously catchy new song from The Regrettes,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Two Songs from NHC, Rock Supergroup Featuring Dave Navarro, Taylor Hawkins and Chris Chaney
September 20, 2021
Hear Two Songs from NHC, Rock Supergroup Featuring Dave Navarro, Taylor Hawkins and Chris Chaney

NHC is a new rock and roll supergroup with a collective resume that would make other groups blush. The N stands for Dave Navarro, guitarist of Jane’s Addiction (and, for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’: The Last Gig of its Kind, from Those Who Were There (Noel, Liam, ‘Bonehead,’ More)
September 20, 2021
‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’: The Last Gig of its Kind, from Those Who Were There (Noel, Liam, ‘Bonehead,’ More)

Oasis went from playing to a handful of fans on Tuesday nights in their hometown of Manchester in the early 1990s to 250,000+ at Knebworth Park in the summer of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Norm Macdonald: Comedian, Actor, ‘SNL’ Alum Dies at 61 After Private Cancer Battle
September 14, 2021
Rest in Peace, Norm Macdonald: Comedian, Actor, ‘SNL’ Alum Dies at 61 After Private Cancer Battle

Norm Macdonald, the popular comedian whose stint on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s (and specifically his hosted Weekend Update segments) has died at the age of 61 after a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Brian Wilson: Greatest Hits Live! with Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin’ Fall Tour On Now
August 30, 2021
‘Brian Wilson: Greatest Hits Live! with Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin’ Fall Tour On Now

On Sunday, Aug. 29, legendary Beach Boys icon Brian Wilson embarked on the Greatest Hits Live! with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin tour, a run of shows that promise to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Man Photographed as a Baby on Nirvana’s Iconic ‘Nevermind’ Album Cover is Suing the Band, Alleging ‘Child Pornography’
August 25, 2021
The Man Photographed as a Baby on Nirvana’s Iconic ‘Nevermind’ Album Cover is Suing the Band, Alleging ‘Child Pornography’

It’s one of the most iconic album covers ever made — but now Spencer Elden, the man photographed as an infant for what would become the artwork for Nevermind, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Angsty, ‘Clueless’-Inspired Vibes are Strong in Olivia Rodrigo’s New Video for “Brutal”
August 23, 2021
The Angsty, ‘Clueless’-Inspired Vibes are Strong in Olivia Rodrigo’s New Video for “Brutal”

Breakout pop/rock superstar Olivia Rodrigo dropped a new music video for “Brutal” on Monday. The opening track on the 18-year-old singer/songwriter/Disney star’s debut full-length album, Sour, which was released on May,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Solar Power,’ Lorde’s Anticipated New Album — a Soundtrack for Beachside Self-Reflection (Listen)
August 20, 2021
Out Now: ‘Solar Power,’ Lorde’s Anticipated New Album — a Soundtrack for Beachside Self-Reflection (Listen)

As its title suggests, Solar Power is a musical experience best enjoyed outside. The new album from singer/songwriter Lorde, released today, Aug. 20, is a perfect late summer soundtrack, one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Weezer Cover Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” (with a Nod to “Buddy Holly”) — from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’
August 3, 2021
Hear Weezer Cover Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” (with a Nod to “Buddy Holly”) — from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’

Weezer has been a uniquely difficult band to pin down since emerging in the early 1990s with the self-titled Blue Album. Front man Rivers Cuomo has led his band through...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Green Day Fan Play “Basket Case” with an Impressed Billie Joe Armstrong on the Hella Mega Tour
July 28, 2021
Watch a Green Day Fan Play “Basket Case” with an Impressed Billie Joe Armstrong on the Hella Mega Tour

For years, Green Day has proven to be one of the most entertaining live acts around. Whether playing a packed intimate venue full of diehard fans or a huge outdoor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Odenkirk in Stable Condition After Suffering Heart Attack on ‘Better Call Saul’ Set (UPDATED)
July 28, 2021
Bob Odenkirk in Stable Condition After Suffering Heart Attack on ‘Better Call Saul’ Set (UPDATED)

Bob Odenkirk, star of the AMC drama and Breaking Bad prequel series Better Call Saul, was hospitalized on Tuesday after “collapsing” on set of the show in New Mexico, it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fuel Starts Again with New Singer, the Return of Founding Guitarist Carl Bell and a New Song, “Hard” (New LP in October)
July 9, 2021
Fuel Starts Again with New Singer, the Return of Founding Guitarist Carl Bell and a New Song, “Hard” (New LP in October)

Multiplatinum alt/rock band Fuel is back in action in 2021, but in a new format. The long-running group has seen its share of lineup changes over the years, but the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Surges: A Billion Spotify Streams, Malia J. Cover Featured in Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’
July 1, 2021
Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Surges: A Billion Spotify Streams, Malia J. Cover Featured in Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’

Approaching 30 years since its debut on the radio on Aug. 27, 1991, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” just continues to be an unstoppable mammoth of a song by Nirvana, one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Barry Goudreau’s Big ’70s Rock Sound Blasts Off on ‘The Road,’ His New Album with the Engine Room (Q&A)
June 30, 2021
Barry Goudreau’s Big ’70s Rock Sound Blasts Off on ‘The Road,’ His New Album with the Engine Room (Q&A)

In a departure from his blues rock-laden debut album with Engine Room, Barry Goudreau’s new record The Road, which was released in March, harkens back largely to the big, sweeping...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Australian Metal Band Lord Turned Savage Garden’s ’90s Hit “To the Moon and Back” Into a Soaring Power Ballad
June 28, 2021
Australian Metal Band Lord Turned Savage Garden’s ’90s Hit “To the Moon and Back” Into a Soaring Power Ballad

In the mid to late 1990s, it was nearly impossible to avoid the earworm pop songs from Savage Garden, the Australian duo that scored major international hits including “I Want...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee Releases ‘Our Extended Play’ EP, Co-Written with The 1975; U.S. Headlining Tour This Fall
June 23, 2021
beabadoobee Releases ‘Our Extended Play’ EP, Co-Written with The 1975; U.S. Headlining Tour This Fall

beabadoobee, the buzzworthy singer/songwriter (real name: Bea Kristi) who unleashed her dynamic debut album, Fake It Flowers, last fall, returned this week with Our Extended Play, a new EP featuring four new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Lifeson of Rush Debuts New Epiphone Les Paul Standard Axcess Guitar and Two Brand New Songs
June 15, 2021
Alex Lifeson of Rush Debuts New Epiphone Les Paul Standard Axcess Guitar and Two Brand New Songs

The Alex Lifeson Epiphone Les Paul Standard Axcess electric guitar is a new collaboration between the famed Rush guitarist and the guitar company, as officially unveiled on Tuesday. The special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coheed & Cambria and The Used: Co-Headlining 2021 Tour Announced, Starting in August
June 15, 2021
Coheed & Cambria and The Used: Co-Headlining 2021 Tour Announced, Starting in August

In late August, Coheed & Cambria and The Used will join forces for a co-headlining tour of cities across the United States, with special guests Meet Me @ the Altar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Music Video Premiere: Judith Owen Covers Joan Osborne’s “(What If God Was) One Of Us”
June 4, 2021
Music Video Premiere: Judith Owen Covers Joan Osborne’s “(What If God Was) One Of Us”

Today, pianist, singer-songwriter/raconteur Judith Owen shares her musical reimagining of “(What If God Was) One Of Us,” the song written by Eric Bazilian that was one of the biggest pop/rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Continues ‘Streamsystem’ Series with Full-Album Live Stream Performance of 2001’s ‘From Chaos’ Friday 5/14
May 12, 2021
311 Continues ‘Streamsystem’ Series with Full-Album Live Stream Performance of 2001’s ‘From Chaos’ Friday 5/14

Released in June 2001, From Chaos was the sixth studio album from reggae/rock band 311, a record that solidified their place in the alt/rock scene of the time. Coming a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Summerland 2021 Tour ft. Everclear, Living Colour, Hoobastank and Wheatus Coming in July
May 4, 2021
Summerland 2021 Tour ft. Everclear, Living Colour, Hoobastank and Wheatus Coming in July

The Summerland tour will continue in 2021, as Art Alexakis and long-running alt/rock band Everclear have put together another nostalgic package of bands for its summer trek, which became a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Streaming Through 4/27: Watch ‘KORN: MONUMENTAL,’ a Streaming Concert Event from the Set of ‘Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience’
April 26, 2021
Streaming Through 4/27: Watch ‘KORN: MONUMENTAL,’ a Streaming Concert Event from the Set of ‘Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience’

Turns out, a setup themed around the Netflix series Stranger Things matches quite effectively with the sometimes unsettling musical approach and aesthetics of Korn. The long-running band debuted KORN: MONUMENTAL,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’: Dexter Holland on The Offspring’s New Album, 30+ Years in Punk Rock & Beyond (Q&A)
April 16, 2021
‘Let The Bad Times Roll’: Dexter Holland on The Offspring’s New Album, 30+ Years in Punk Rock & Beyond (Q&A)

Since emerging from sun-soaked Orange County, Calif. in the mid-1980s and making the jump to a mainstream punk-rock institution with 1994’s Smash, The Offspring has always been a band unafraid...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Buzzworthy, Reddit-Backed Indie/Pop Band Sub-Radio Shares ’90s-Styled ‘Out of My Mind’ Video
April 8, 2021
Premiere: Buzzworthy, Reddit-Backed Indie/Pop Band Sub-Radio Shares ’90s-Styled ‘Out of My Mind’ Video

Sub-Radio is a Washington, D.C.-based indie/pop ensemble with some serious online buzz thanks to a series of live stream performances started in October on RPAN, Reddit’s open access live-streaming platform...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nandi Bushell Shares a Looping Cover of Pixies’ ‘Where is My Mind,’ Earns Pixies’ Seal of Approval
April 7, 2021
Nandi Bushell Shares a Looping Cover of Pixies’ ‘Where is My Mind,’ Earns Pixies’ Seal of Approval

In the annals of 1990s music history, “Where Is My Mind” by Pixies has to be considered among the most memorable alt/rock anthems of the era. The song, a signature...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Dispatch: Stream the Uplifting ‘Pour Into You,’ New Album ‘Break Our Fall’ Coming 5/28
March 25, 2021
New from Dispatch: Stream the Uplifting ‘Pour Into You,’ New Album ‘Break Our Fall’ Coming 5/28

East Coast-based roots/rock/indie band Dispatch is gearing up to release a new album, Break Our Fall, on May 28. The group, which is comprised of Chad Urmston and Brad Corrigan,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee Shares ‘Last Day on Earth,’ New Collaborative EP with The 1975 Coming Soon
March 24, 2021
beabadoobee Shares ‘Last Day on Earth,’ New Collaborative EP with The 1975 Coming Soon

“Last Day on Earth” is a new song from beabadoobee, the buzzworthy singer/songwriter (real name: Bea Kristi) who unleashed her dynamic debut album, Fake It Flowers, last fall. For this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn Details Global Streaming Event ‘KORN: MONUMENTAL’ 4/24, from the Set of ‘Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience’
March 12, 2021
Korn Details Global Streaming Event ‘KORN: MONUMENTAL’ 4/24, from the Set of ‘Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience’

On April 24, long-running hard rock/metal band Korn will host KORN: MONUMENTAL, an immersive global live stream event from the set of Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience, promising a selection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI Announce ‘Bodies’ Album Out 6/11, Debut Two New Songs & Video for ‘Looking Tragic’
February 25, 2021
AFI Announce ‘Bodies’ Album Out 6/11, Debut Two New Songs & Video for ‘Looking Tragic’

On June 11, veteran punk/alt band AFI (A Fire Inside) will return with a new studio album, Bodies. It’ll be the band’s 11th studio album to date and the first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Debut ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’ from New Album Out 4/16 (Pre-Order)
February 24, 2021
The Offspring Debut ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’ from New Album Out 4/16 (Pre-Order)

Southern California punk/rock vets The Offspring will get back after it on April 16 with Let The Bad Times Roll, a new album and the band’s tenth overall (and first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Nandi Bushell Deliver a Looping Musical Salute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Under the Bridge’
February 22, 2021
Watch Nandi Bushell Deliver a Looping Musical Salute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Under the Bridge’

For her latest entry to her burgeoning catalog of musical versatility, 10-year-old music prodigy Nandi Bushell has uploaded a performance of “Under the Bridge,” the classic early 1990s ballad from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daft Punk Officially Announces Break-Up with Dramatic Video
February 22, 2021
Daft Punk Officially Announces Break-Up with Dramatic Video

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, otherwise known as the helmet-wearing and groundbreaking Paris-based electronic/dance duo Daft Punk, have officially announced the project’s breakup. A decision as big as this,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Deluxe Edition of the ‘Remote’ EP Recorded by Indie/Pop Band Wallows During COVID Lockdown
February 19, 2021
Out Now: Deluxe Edition of the ‘Remote’ EP Recorded by Indie/Pop Band Wallows During COVID Lockdown

Toward the end of October, Wallows — the indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eve 6 Rides the Wave of New Social Media Relevance with a New Song, ‘black nova,’ New EP Coming 6/25
February 4, 2021
Eve 6 Rides the Wave of New Social Media Relevance with a New Song, ‘black nova,’ New EP Coming 6/25

If Eve 6 — the band responsible for 1998’s “heart in a blender” song — has been on your radar lately, it means you’re Very Online. The past few weeks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hal Holbrook, Emmy & Tony-Award Winning Actor, Dies at 95
February 2, 2021
Hal Holbrook, Emmy & Tony-Award Winning Actor, Dies at 95

Hal Holbrook, an Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor who delighted audiences for decades, has passed away at the age of 95. The news was confirmed Monday evening by Holbrook’s assistant,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer Cast the Guitars Aside — and Thrive — with the Intimate and Inspired ‘OK Human’ (Album Review)
January 28, 2021
Weezer Cast the Guitars Aside — and Thrive — with the Intimate and Inspired ‘OK Human’ (Album Review)

Rivers Cuomo and his pals in Weezer are back with a new album, but don’t hit play on OK Human expecting anything remotely close to “Hash Pipe,” “Pork and Beans,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the New Radicals Play ‘You Get What You Give’ (for the First Time in 22 Years) on Inauguration Day
January 20, 2021
Watch the New Radicals Play ‘You Get What You Give’ (for the First Time in 22 Years) on Inauguration Day

After Wednesday’s Inauguration Day events for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, a virtual parade across the United States was streamed on multiple platforms. This included a reunion...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI Premieres Two New Songs Ahead of 2021 Album: Stream ‘Twisted Tongues’ & ‘Escape from Los Angeles’
January 15, 2021
AFI Premieres Two New Songs Ahead of 2021 Album: Stream ‘Twisted Tongues’ & ‘Escape from Los Angeles’

Veteran punk/alt band AFI (A Fire Inside) has returned, sharing a pair of new songs on Friday. It’s the band’s first bit of new music since 2018’s The Missing Man...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs from Musicians With Punctuation (or Symbols) in Their Names
January 8, 2021
Top 11 Songs from Musicians With Punctuation (or Symbols) in Their Names

“Punctuation: The difference between knowing your shit and knowing you’re shit.”  “Take Me Away” by Blue Öyster Cult Blue Öyster Cult is one of the first bands to use an umlaut,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Celebrate David Bowie’s 74th Birthday with Unreleased Bob Dylan & John Lennon Covers from the ’90s
January 8, 2021
Celebrate David Bowie’s 74th Birthday with Unreleased Bob Dylan & John Lennon Covers from the ’90s

Today, Jan. 8, would have been the 74th birthday of David Bowie — and his estate is commemorating the occasion by dipping into the vaults for a pair of previously...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie’s ‘Lazarus’ Musical Starring Michael C. Hall Streaming 1/8-1/10 to Mark Bowie’s Birthday
January 7, 2021
David Bowie’s ‘Lazarus’ Musical Starring Michael C. Hall Streaming 1/8-1/10 to Mark Bowie’s Birthday

This Friday, Jan 8, marks the 74th birthday of the late David Bowie. Jan. 10, meanwhile, marks the fifth anniversary of his death in 2016. To commemorate both events and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Please Enjoy This Video of Kevin Bacon Playing Radiohead’s ‘Creep’ While a Baby Goat Chews on His Shirt
December 29, 2020
Please Enjoy This Video of Kevin Bacon Playing Radiohead’s ‘Creep’ While a Baby Goat Chews on His Shirt

It’s time for some #GoatSongs. That’s what actor/musician Kevin Bacon has been calling his ongoing series of social media clips in which he plays a few bars of a song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eve 6 is Turning Twitter Inside Out with ’90s Rock Trash Talk & Endless Queries About ‘The Heart in a Blender Song’
December 22, 2020
Eve 6 is Turning Twitter Inside Out with ’90s Rock Trash Talk & Endless Queries About ‘The Heart in a Blender Song’

If you were even semi-conscious during the late 1990s, you heard “Inside Out” by Southern California-based alt/rock band Eve 6 no fewer than fifteen times per day. You remember the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin ‘Hanukkah Sessions’: Beastie Boys, Drake, Bob Dylan and More, One for Each Night of Hanukkah (Listen)
December 10, 2020
Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin ‘Hanukkah Sessions’: Beastie Boys, Drake, Bob Dylan and More, One for Each Night of Hanukkah (Listen)

The Hanukkah Sessions was launched by Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin on Dec. 10 — here’s every performance thus far in the series.  Hanukkah begins tonight, Dec. 10, and Dave...

Rock Cellar Magazine | White Stripes Share Two Vintage VH1 Performances from 2005; ‘Greatest Hits’ Out Now
December 9, 2020
White Stripes Share Two Vintage VH1 Performances from 2005; ‘Greatest Hits’ Out Now

This past Friday, Dec. 4 marked the release of the first-ever Greatest Hits collection from The White Stripes. The 26-track album chronicles the musical output of Jack and Meg White...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gwen Stefani Flashes Back to Her Ska-Punk Days in No Doubt with New Song ‘Let Me Reintroduce Myself’ (Listen)
December 8, 2020
Gwen Stefani Flashes Back to Her Ska-Punk Days in No Doubt with New Song ‘Let Me Reintroduce Myself’ (Listen)

Gwen Stefani would like you to know she hasn’t forgotten her roots. Even as the singer/The Voice judge has built a massively successful solo career after breaking from Orange County-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The White Stripes ‘Greatest Hits’ Traces Their Story from Humble Beginnings to Superstardom (Listen)
December 4, 2020
The White Stripes ‘Greatest Hits’ Traces Their Story from Humble Beginnings to Superstardom (Listen)

It’s easy to forget that The White Stripes weren’t exactly an “overnight success.” Despite seemingly arriving like a bolt of lightning with 2001’s White Blood Cells, which featured the immediate,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Strokes Stage an Epic, Yet Futile, Baseball Battle Against Robots in ‘The Adults Are Talking’ Video
December 1, 2020
The Strokes Stage an Epic, Yet Futile, Baseball Battle Against Robots in ‘The Adults Are Talking’ Video

Robots pose a formidable threat to humans — at least that’s what science fiction and the Terminator films have shown us over the years. There are some who urge caution...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Smashing Pumpkins Unleash Ambitious Double-Album, ‘Cyr’ (Listen/Buy)
November 27, 2020
Out Now: Smashing Pumpkins Unleash Ambitious Double-Album, ‘Cyr’ (Listen/Buy)

After weeks of heavy promotion and premiering nearly half of a new double-album, Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins have officially released Cyr, a 20-track opus that was unleashed to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Phoebe Bridgers (and Rob Moose) Re-Imagine Four Songs from ‘Punisher’ as ‘Copycat Killer’ EP (Listen)
November 20, 2020
Out Now: Phoebe Bridgers (and Rob Moose) Re-Imagine Four Songs from ‘Punisher’ as ‘Copycat Killer’ EP (Listen)

Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers, who has raised her profile exponentially in 2020 (despite everything else going on) with her most recent studio album, Punisher — one of the year’s strongest records and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Unleash ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Hosting Live Stream from the Troubadour Tonight 11/20
November 20, 2020
Out Now: Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Unleash ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Hosting Live Stream from the Troubadour Tonight 11/20

Wreckless Abandon may be a new album from the Dirty Knobs, featuring longtime Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell, but it is not a “new project” for Campbell....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Rising Star Beabadoobee Perform ‘Care,’ from Her New Album ‘Fake It Flowers,’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
November 19, 2020
Watch Rising Star Beabadoobee Perform ‘Care,’ from Her New Album ‘Fake It Flowers,’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Last month, rising indie/rock singer/songwriter Beabadoobee (real name: Bea Kristi) released her debut full-length album, Fake It Flowers. The album comes after a series of head-turning EPs from the 20-year-old...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers and Maggie Rogers Covered the Goo Goo Dolls’ ‘Iris’ Thanks to the Internet
November 12, 2020
Phoebe Bridgers and Maggie Rogers Covered the Goo Goo Dolls’ ‘Iris’ Thanks to the Internet

Social media is a powerful thing. Late Thursday night, singer/songwriter  Phoebe Bridgers premiered a cover of “Iris,” the smash-hit single from the Goo Goo Dolls that was a BIG DEAL...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win an AC/DC ‘Album By Album’ Book
November 4, 2020
(ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win an AC/DC ‘Album By Album’ Book

The entry period is now closed. Thank you! AC/DC is on lots of folks’ minds these days, especially after the Australian hard-rock legends roared back with a new song and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins Share the Halloween-Themed ‘Wyttch’ and ‘Ramona,’ from New Album ‘Cyr’ Out 11/27
October 30, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Share the Halloween-Themed ‘Wyttch’ and ‘Ramona,’ from New Album ‘Cyr’ Out 11/27

Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins have been previewing their upcoming double album Cyr in recent weeks, ahead of its scheduled Nov. 27 release. (Click here to pre-order the Smashing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Remote,’ a New EP from Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Recorded in Quarantine
October 23, 2020
Out Now: ‘Remote,’ a New EP from Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Recorded in Quarantine

There’s a solid chance that had it not been for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wallows would have experienced a huge 2020 filled with touring and even more success for the indie/pop...

Rock Cellar Magazine | At Long Last, Pearl Jam ‘MTV Unplugged’ is Available on Streaming Platforms — Listen
October 23, 2020
At Long Last, Pearl Jam ‘MTV Unplugged’ is Available on Streaming Platforms — Listen

The legacy of Pearl Jam is unrivaled. The band burst forth from the Pacific Northwest amid the “grunge” scene of the early 1990s but quickly forged its own path, shifting focus and developing a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Beabadoobee Channels the Uncomfortable into a Powerful (and ’90s-Inspired) New Album ‘Fake It Flowers’
October 16, 2020
Out Now: Beabadoobee Channels the Uncomfortable into a Powerful (and ’90s-Inspired) New Album ‘Fake It Flowers’

There’s an undeniable vulnerability and willingness to occupy a space of supreme discomfort that comes through while listening to Fake It Flowers, the debut full-length album from indie/rock singer/songwriter Beabadoobee...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Checks In from Home with a Warm Update to Fans (‘Just Wanna Let You Know That I Feel Good’)
October 12, 2020
Brian Wilson Checks In from Home with a Warm Update to Fans (‘Just Wanna Let You Know That I Feel Good’)

These days, it’s increasingly important for artists to keep in touch with fans. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a dramatic life-changer for everybody the world over, even those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Do ‘Virtual Aerobics’ with Wallows in the Indie/Pop Band’s New Video; Quarantine EP Out 10/23
October 7, 2020
Do ‘Virtual Aerobics’ with Wallows in the Indie/Pop Band’s New Video; Quarantine EP Out 10/23

Wallows has kept busy during COVID-19 pandemic — and the Los Angeles indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beabadoobee Shares ‘How Was Your Day?’ Video, from Anticipated New Album ‘Fake It Flowers’ Out 10/16
September 28, 2020
Beabadoobee Shares ‘How Was Your Day?’ Video, from Anticipated New Album ‘Fake It Flowers’ Out 10/16

On Oct. 16, acclaimed and buzzworthy 20-year-old indie-rock singer/songwriter Beabadoobee (real name: Bea Kristi) will release her debut full-length album, Fake It Flowers. (Click here to pre-order Fake It Flowers from our...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beabadoobee’s New Video for ‘Worth It’ Calls to Mind Natalie Imbruglia’s ‘Torn’ — Angsty Grunge Fashion and All
September 15, 2020
Beabadoobee’s New Video for ‘Worth It’ Calls to Mind Natalie Imbruglia’s ‘Torn’ — Angsty Grunge Fashion and All

Rising indie-rock star Beabadoobee is preparing to release her anticipated debut full-length, Fake It Flowers, which is due out Oct. 16 via Dirty Hit. Thus far, the 20-year-old singer/songwriter (real...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam to Reissue Iconic ‘MTV Unplugged’ Album on 10/22 (Preview/Pre-Order)
September 11, 2020
Pearl Jam to Reissue Iconic ‘MTV Unplugged’ Album on 10/22 (Preview/Pre-Order)

The legacy of Pearl Jam is unrivaled. The band burst forth from the Pacific Northwest amid the “grunge” scene of the early 1990s but quickly forged its own path, shifting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows Shares New ‘Nobody Gets Me (Like You)’ Video, ‘Remote’ EP Recorded in Quarantine Out 10/23
September 9, 2020
Wallows Shares New ‘Nobody Gets Me (Like You)’ Video, ‘Remote’ EP Recorded in Quarantine Out 10/23

Wallows has kept busy during COVID-19 pandemic — and the Los Angeles indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins Go Glam/Synth-Rock for New Songs ‘Cyr’ and ‘The Colour of Love’ (Watch/Listen)
August 28, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Go Glam/Synth-Rock for New Songs ‘Cyr’ and ‘The Colour of Love’ (Watch/Listen)

Leave it to Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins — they’re always moving to the beat of their own drum, as the saying goes. (Click here to shop the Smashing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 8/28: Metallica, Rick Wakeman, America, Katy Perry, Seether, The Avett Brothers, My Morning Jacket, Angel Olsen and The Empty Hearts (Preview/Pre-Order)
August 24, 2020
New Music Out This Week 8/28: Metallica, Rick Wakeman, America, Katy Perry, Seether, The Avett Brothers, My Morning Jacket, Angel Olsen and The Empty Hearts (Preview/Pre-Order)

This upcoming Friday, Aug. 28 brings with it a number of notable new music releases from acts all across the wide spectrum of music. Below is our curated list of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cherie Currie and Brie Darling Cover ‘Black Hole Sun’ for the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation and Blue Elan Records’ Chris Cornell Tribute Collection
August 19, 2020
Cherie Currie and Brie Darling Cover ‘Black Hole Sun’ for the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation and Blue Elan Records’ Chris Cornell Tribute Collection

“Black Hole Sun” is more than a classic alt/grunge anthem from the 1990s — it’s an eternal reminder of the powerful musical presence of Soundgarden‘s Chris Cornell, one of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Hosting Four-Show ‘Virtual World Tour’ of Gigs at the Roxy Theatre — Featuring Unique Live Sets
August 6, 2020
Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Hosting Four-Show ‘Virtual World Tour’ of Gigs at the Roxy Theatre — Featuring Unique Live Sets

Three-piece Los Angeles indie/pop trio Wallows (featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour) Previews Solo Debut ‘CMFT’ with Two Songs, Including a Wild Music Video for ‘CMFT Must Be Stopped’
July 30, 2020
Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour) Previews Solo Debut ‘CMFT’ with Two Songs, Including a Wild Music Video for ‘CMFT Must Be Stopped’

Corey Taylor is a man of musical multitudes. Primarily known to the masses as as the lead vocalist of masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot, a position he’s held down since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Family of Chris Cornell Shares Cover of Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Patience’ to Mark His 56th Birthday (Listen)
July 20, 2020
Family of Chris Cornell Shares Cover of Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Patience’ to Mark His 56th Birthday (Listen)

Today, July 20, would have been the 56th birthday of late Soundgarden and Audioslave vocalist Chris Cornell, who passed away in 2017. To honor the iconic singer and keep his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rising Indie Singer/Songwriter beabadoobee Premieres ’90s-Styled New Song ‘Care,’ Announces Debut Full-Length ‘Fake It Flowers’
July 14, 2020
Rising Indie Singer/Songwriter beabadoobee Premieres ’90s-Styled New Song ‘Care,’ Announces Debut Full-Length ‘Fake It Flowers’

Among indie/rock circles, singer/songwriter beabadoobee has been a “rising star” for a few years now, several successful EPs and inescapable buzz earning her significant attention. On Tuesday, beabadoobee announced her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Australian Britpop-Inspired Trio DMA’s Expands its Sound with New Album ‘The Glow’ – a Nuanced and Impressive Effort (Listen)
July 10, 2020
Australian Britpop-Inspired Trio DMA’s Expands its Sound with New Album ‘The Glow’ – a Nuanced and Impressive Effort (Listen)

DMA’s is a three-piece band from Sydney, Australia with its musical roots planted in the 1990s’ Britpop sound. The band has shared the stage with the likes of Liam Gallagher,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Vanilla Ice: ‘I Take Everything Serious with the Coronavirus,’ Promises Social Distancing, Masks at 7/3 Gig in Texas (UPDATE: Show Cancelled)
July 2, 2020
Vanilla Ice: ‘I Take Everything Serious with the Coronavirus,’ Promises Social Distancing, Masks at 7/3 Gig in Texas (UPDATE: Show Cancelled)

UPDATE 7/2: Vanilla Ice has cancelled his scheduled performance on Friday, announcing the news to his fans in a message on Instsagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CCJeT73pZJV/ ———————————– Original post: This Friday night, July...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Revived by Comedy Central for Two More Seasons, Spinoffs and More
July 1, 2020
‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Revived by Comedy Central for Two More Seasons, Spinoffs and More

Comedy Central dropped some rather big news on Wednesday: It’s bringing back Beavis and Butt-Head, the iconic cartoon series that became an integral part of 1990s culture after premiering on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Makes Music History with ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways,’ Becomes First Artist with a Top 40 Album in Every Decade Since the 1960s
June 29, 2020
Bob Dylan Makes Music History with ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways,’ Becomes First Artist with a Top 40 Album in Every Decade Since the 1960s

On June 19, Bob Dylan released Rough and Rowdy Ways, his anticipated new album and his first record of original material since 2012’s Tempest. Click here to purchase a copy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rising Indie Trio Wallows Keeping Busy with Stylish At-Home Acoustic Performances: Watch ‘OK’ and ‘Are You Bored Yet?’
June 24, 2020
Rising Indie Trio Wallows Keeping Busy with Stylish At-Home Acoustic Performances: Watch ‘OK’ and ‘Are You Bored Yet?’

Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why), Braeden Lemasters (actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age) and Cole Preston, would probably be out on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played in Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sold for $6M+ at Auction, Breaking Records
June 22, 2020
The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played in Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sold for $6M+ at Auction, Breaking Records

Over the weekend, a crucial piece of music memorabilia from the 1990s went up for auction — and the 1959 Martin D-18E Kurt Cobain played in Nirvana‘s MTV Unplugged performance...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Premiered the Uncensored ‘Jeremy’ Music Video for National Gun Violence Awareness Day (Watch)
June 8, 2020
Pearl Jam Premiered the Uncensored ‘Jeremy’ Music Video for National Gun Violence Awareness Day (Watch)

“Jeremy” by Pearl Jam is one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band‘s most well-known songs, a staple of the 1990s alt/rock scene and an early example of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Producer/Songwriter/Musician Rupert Hine: 1947-2020
June 5, 2020
Rest in Peace, Producer/Songwriter/Musician Rupert Hine: 1947-2020

Rupert Hine, the acclaimed English songwriter/producer/music advocate known for his work spanning decades and genres, has passed away at the age of 72. The Ivors Academy, a U.K. composers and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Lifeson of Rush Doesn’t Feel ‘Inspired or Motivated’ to Play Guitar After Neil Peart’s Passing
June 3, 2020
Alex Lifeson of Rush Doesn’t Feel ‘Inspired or Motivated’ to Play Guitar After Neil Peart’s Passing

For any group of musicians, resuming work as a musical entity after the death of a band mate can be an insurmountable task — even more so if the deceased...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 1975 Sampling Christopher Cross and The Temptations on ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ Shows the Band’s Appreciation of What Came Before
May 26, 2020
The 1975 Sampling Christopher Cross and The Temptations on ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ Shows the Band’s Appreciation of What Came Before

Last Friday, May 21, English pop/rock band The 1975 released a new album, Notes on a Conditional Form. The 22-track album of nearly an hour and a half of new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows Covers the Beatles’ ‘With a Little Help from My Friends,’ Drummer Cole Preston Singing a la Ringo Starr (for Feeding America)
May 22, 2020
Wallows Covers the Beatles’ ‘With a Little Help from My Friends,’ Drummer Cole Preston Singing a la Ringo Starr (for Feeding America)

The last time we heard from Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why), Braeden Lemasters (actor known for roles such as Men of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ by The 1975 is an Ambitious, Exhausting and Rewarding Adventure (Album Review)
May 21, 2020
Out Now: ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ by The 1975 is an Ambitious, Exhausting and Rewarding Adventure (Album Review)

The 1975 doesn’t make albums of easy-digestible indie pop/rock, opting instead for sprawling, genre-hopping explorations in grandiosity and excess rooted in the most shimmery of ’80s pop — and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 23 Years Ago, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters Took a Leap with ‘The Colour and the Shape’ — and Never Looked Back
May 20, 2020
23 Years Ago, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters Took a Leap with ‘The Colour and the Shape’ — and Never Looked Back

Up through the release of 1995’s self-titled Foo Fighters debut record, the project was very much “the drummer of Nirvana making his own music” — so much so that Dave...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Cornell, Three Years Gone: Remembering the Late Soundgarden/Audioslave Icon
May 18, 2020
Chris Cornell, Three Years Gone: Remembering the Late Soundgarden/Audioslave Icon

Note: This piece originally ran in May 2018, one year after the passing of singer Chris Cornell.  Can you believe it’s already been three years since Chris Cornell, longtime vocalist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Mr. Show’s Bob Odenkirk + David Cross Lead a Hilariously Serious All-Star Singalong of ‘Eat It’ by ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic
May 14, 2020
Watch Mr. Show’s Bob Odenkirk + David Cross Lead a Hilariously Serious All-Star Singalong of ‘Eat It’ by ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

We’re all in this together. That phrase is everywhere these days, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic still maintains its stranglehold on society — enter “Weird Al” Yankovic and his comedian...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Melissa Etheridge Issues Statement Regarding Death of Her 21-Year-Old Son, Beckett Cypher
May 13, 2020
Melissa Etheridge Issues Statement Regarding Death of Her 21-Year-Old Son, Beckett Cypher

On Wednesday afternoon, the sad news came through that Beckett Cypher, the 21-year-old son of Melissa Etheridge with her former partner Julie Cypher, had passed away. We’re sad to inform...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Comedy Legend Jerry Stiller: 1927-2020
May 11, 2020
Rest in Peace, Comedy Legend Jerry Stiller: 1927-2020

Jerry Stiller, beloved actor and comedian and father of Ben Stiller, has passed away at the age of 92 from natural causes. Ben Stiller confirmed the news with a tweet...

Rock Cellar Magazine | April 2020 Issue
April 17, 2020
April 2020 Issue

Click below to enjoy our new April 2020 features: ‘Desolation Angels’ at 40: Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke and Mick Ralphs on Bad Company’s Classic LP (The Interview) Dispatches from COVID-19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Streaming Pick: ‘Nintendo Quest,’ One Hardcore Gamer’s Adventure Collecting all 678(!) Nintendo Games Released in North America
April 14, 2020
Streaming Pick: ‘Nintendo Quest,’ One Hardcore Gamer’s Adventure Collecting all 678(!) Nintendo Games Released in North America

Without being able to venture outside or go anywhere these days due to the coronavirus pandemic, I have found myself aimlessly staring at the television screen, searching for something to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dolly Parton Puts Six Albums Back Online to ‘Bring Some Light Into Your Life During These Hard Times’
April 13, 2020
Dolly Parton Puts Six Albums Back Online to ‘Bring Some Light Into Your Life During These Hard Times’

Dolly Parton has been doing everything in her power to keep fans entertained during the coronavirus pandemic so far, releasing videos, implementing exciting new social media projects and more. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘That Thing You Do!’ on Friday 4/17 to Raise Money for MusiCares’ COVID 19 Relief Fund In Honor of Adam Schlesinger
April 13, 2020
Watch ‘That Thing You Do!’ on Friday 4/17 to Raise Money for MusiCares’ COVID 19 Relief Fund In Honor of Adam Schlesinger

This Friday, April 17, you’re encouraged to find a copy of That Thing You Do!, the 1996 comedy/drama written and directed by Tom Hanks (who also stars in the film)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Strokes Return with a Bang in First New Album in Seven Years — Stream ‘The New Abnormal’
April 10, 2020
The Strokes Return with a Bang in First New Album in Seven Years — Stream ‘The New Abnormal’

The Strokes could have postponed the release of their new album, The New Abnormal, due to the coronavirus pandemic — but the NYC indie/rock icons didn’t. Instead, they forged ahead,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the New ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary Film Chronicling Mega-Fest’s Rise to Cultural Landmark
April 10, 2020
Watch the New ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary Film Chronicling Mega-Fest’s Rise to Cultural Landmark

Today, April 10, was supposed to be the first day of the 2020 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, but the coronavirus pandemic forced Goldenvoice to reschedule this year’s event...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Here Are Some Great Music Films/Documentaries to Stream at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic
April 3, 2020
Here Are Some Great Music Films/Documentaries to Stream at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Update: In addition to the music documentaries + films highlighted below, there are a number of innovative livestream concert events popping up every few minutes, it seems, in response to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grey Daze (Chester Bennington’s Pre-Linkin Park Band) Premieres Timely New Video for ‘Sometimes’
April 3, 2020
Grey Daze (Chester Bennington’s Pre-Linkin Park Band) Premieres Timely New Video for ‘Sometimes’

Grey Daze is the band Chester Bennington was in prior to joining Linkin Park and becoming a global phenomenon in the late 1990s. On June 26, the band will release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: System of a Down’s John Dolmayan on His Covers Album and System’s Future (‘It’s Really Stupid That We Haven’t Made An Album’)
March 25, 2020
Q&A: System of a Down’s John Dolmayan on His Covers Album and System’s Future (‘It’s Really Stupid That We Haven’t Made An Album’)

John Dolmayan is known as the drummer for System of a Down, the dynamic and irreverent rock/metal act that burst onto the scene in the late 1990s with a truly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: David Bowie’s ‘Is It Any Wonder?’ EP on CD/Vinyl (Streaming Platforms As Well)
March 20, 2020
Out Now: David Bowie’s ‘Is It Any Wonder?’ EP on CD/Vinyl (Streaming Platforms As Well)

Is It Any Wonder? is a six-song EP from David Bowie that was released on streaming platforms in February — but today, a limited-edition vinyl/CD version of the collection of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Listen to ‘Silver Landings,’ the Rootsy and Refreshing New Album from Mandy Moore (ft. Husband Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes)
March 6, 2020
Out Now: Listen to ‘Silver Landings,’ the Rootsy and Refreshing New Album from Mandy Moore (ft. Husband Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes)

On Friday, singer/songwriter/This Is Us actor Mandy Moore released a new album — her first in 11 years. Silver Landings, the first new album from Moore since 2009, is a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson Premieres New Video for ‘Once Were Brothers,’ Directed by Kevin Kerslake (Watch)
February 5, 2020
Robbie Robertson Premieres New Video for ‘Once Were Brothers,’ Directed by Kevin Kerslake (Watch)

It’s been more than two decades since Robbie Robertson released an official music video, but on Wednesday the legendary songwriter/guitarist known for his work with the Band premiered a clip...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus, 311 and Badflower Tour Coming in Summer 2020 (Details)
February 4, 2020
Incubus, 311 and Badflower Tour Coming in Summer 2020 (Details)

Fans of the late 1990s and early 2000s will be in alt/rock heaven this summer, thanks to a new tour package that was announced on Tuesday: Incubus will hit the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the Psychedelic Furs’ First New Album Since 1991 with ‘Don’t Believe’; ‘Made of Rain’ LP Out 5/1
January 31, 2020
Preview the Psychedelic Furs’ First New Album Since 1991 with ‘Don’t Believe’; ‘Made of Rain’ LP Out 5/1

29 years is a long time between records. Just ask the Psychedelic Furs, the esteemed British new-wave band whose most recent album to date is 1991’s World Outside. On May...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Disturbed Plots North American Tour Celebrating 20 Years of ‘The Sickness,’ with Special Guests Staind and Bad Wolves
January 27, 2020
Disturbed Plots North American Tour Celebrating 20 Years of ‘The Sickness,’ with Special Guests Staind and Bad Wolves

It’s a simple question, one that’s lingered for two decades. Are you “Down With the Sickness?” Chicago-based rock/nu-metal band Disturbed posed the query in announcing its arrival in 2000, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear a Re-Worked Version of ‘What’s In the Eye’ from Grey Daze, Chester Bennington’s Pre-Linkin Park Band
January 22, 2020
Hear a Re-Worked Version of ‘What’s In the Eye’ from Grey Daze, Chester Bennington’s Pre-Linkin Park Band

Before Linkin Park front man Chester Bennington died in July 2017, he had made plans to reunite Grey Daze, the Arizona-based band he had fronted in the 1990s prior to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The NAMM Show 2020: Highlights from Days 1 and 2
January 21, 2020
The NAMM Show 2020: Highlights from Days 1 and 2

Rock Cellar contributor George. A. Paul recalls some of the standout moments from his time at the NAMM Show 2020 this past weekend in Anaheim …  From new product innovations...

Rock Cellar Magazine | YES Announces Spring Shows Leading Up to the 2020 Cruise to the Edge, Joined by the Alan Parsons Live Project
January 21, 2020
YES Announces Spring Shows Leading Up to the 2020 Cruise to the Edge, Joined by the Alan Parsons Live Project

This spring, prog-rock legends YES will play a string of shows in the weeks leading up to the prog-rock high-seas adventure Cruise to the Edge, which will set sail on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rammstein Announces First-Ever North American Stadium Tour for 2020
January 21, 2020
Rammstein Announces First-Ever North American Stadium Tour for 2020

Experiencing a Rammstein concert is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. The spectacle, the pomp, the props, the explosions, the sensory overload as the six-man German industrial/metal band tears up the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Buzz: Aerosmith to Perform with Run-DMC at the GRAMMYs
January 14, 2020
Buzz: Aerosmith to Perform with Run-DMC at the GRAMMYs

According to Variety, a special mash-up will take place at the GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, January 26 when Aerosmith and Run-DMC, who previously joined forces for the massive hit single...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Matchbox Twenty Map Out 50-Date Summer Tour with the Wallflowers
January 14, 2020
Matchbox Twenty Map Out 50-Date Summer Tour with the Wallflowers

It was impossible to scan the FM radio dials in the 1990s and not hear Matchbox Twenty and the Wallflowers — and this summer, you’ll have the chance to see...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gibson Announces ‘The Slash Collection’ of Electric/Acoustic Guitars, Set to Premiere at Winter NAMM Show 2020
January 9, 2020
Gibson Announces ‘The Slash Collection’ of Electric/Acoustic Guitars, Set to Premiere at Winter NAMM Show 2020

In June 2019, Rock Cellar featured an exclusive interview with top-hatted guitar god Slash, who spoke at length about a number of topics. Among them was his lifelong love of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear a Previously Unheard Version of David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Sold The World’ for Bowie’s 73rd Birthday
January 8, 2020
Hear a Previously Unheard Version of David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Sold The World’ for Bowie’s 73rd Birthday

Today, January 8, marks the 73rd birthday of David Bowie, and while the iconic singer/songwriter/innovator may be gone, his legacy remains as strong as ever in his absence. Via Rolling Stone,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy One Billionth YouTube View(!!) to ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ by Nirvana
December 30, 2019
Happy One Billionth YouTube View(!!) to ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ by Nirvana

Viewed through the lens of time, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana isn’t a song. It’s a cultural moment, a marker in the history of rock music that changed everything...

Rock Cellar Magazine | August 2019 Issue
December 17, 2019
August 2019 Issue

Click below to enjoy our August 2019 features: A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview) Lukas Nelson’s Wild Year:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Frusciante has Rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers (Again), Replacing Josh Klinghoffer
December 15, 2019
John Frusciante has Rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers (Again), Replacing Josh Klinghoffer

The Red Hot Chili Peppers chose a Sunday afternoon to drop some gigantic news: Guitarist John Frusciante, who has been away from the band since 2009, is back in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chester Bennington’s Pre-Linkin Park Band Grey Daze Working On New Album Featuring His Vocals (Update)
December 11, 2019
Chester Bennington’s Pre-Linkin Park Band Grey Daze Working On New Album Featuring His Vocals (Update)

When Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington died by suicide in July 2017, it brought the rock community to a screeching halt. The sudden and tragic loss of one of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alanis Morissette Announces ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Tour with Garbage and Liz Phair; Reveals New Album Plans and New Single
December 2, 2019
Alanis Morissette Announces ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Tour with Garbage and Liz Phair; Reveals New Album Plans and New Single

Happy Monday, Alanis Morissette fans! The esteemed singer/songwriter/actress/activist revealed a ton of big news to kick off the week. First up, a new studio album titled Such Pretty Forks in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath Telling Some Guy His Relationship is Done via Cameo is the Internet in its Best Form
November 25, 2019
Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath Telling Some Guy His Relationship is Done via Cameo is the Internet in its Best Form

Nobody wants to be told they’re suddenly single. That’s a talk both parties in any relationship dread. But when it’s over … is it really over? The answer is yes...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Rembrandts Reconnect ‘Via Satellite,’ Just in Time for the 25th Anniversary of ‘Friends’
November 14, 2019
The Rembrandts Reconnect ‘Via Satellite,’ Just in Time for the 25th Anniversary of ‘Friends’

As a frequent guest on Saturday Night Live in the 1970s, Steve Martin often did a recurring skit with the catchphrase “I’m just a wild and crazy guy.” Danny Wilde,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Plea to the Members of No Doubt to Give it Another Go in 2020 for the 25th Anniversary of ‘Tragic Kingdom’
November 7, 2019
A Plea to the Members of No Doubt to Give it Another Go in 2020 for the 25th Anniversary of ‘Tragic Kingdom’

It was a lightning-in-a-bottle record, of sorts. In 1995, Southern California rock/ska band No Doubt unleashed Tragic Kingdom on the world, and the ’90s music scene was forever changed. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Imperfect Circle,’ Hootie and the Blowfish’s First New Album Since 2005
November 1, 2019
Stream ‘Imperfect Circle,’ Hootie and the Blowfish’s First New Album Since 2005

Hootie and the Blowfish. If hearing that name doesn’t make you think of the mid-1990s, nothing will. The band, fronted by Darius Rucker, he of eventual country music superstardom, was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Caps Off ‘Moving On!’ Tour with an Unforgettable Night at the Hollywood Bowl with Liam Gallagher (Recap)
October 25, 2019
The Who Caps Off ‘Moving On!’ Tour with an Unforgettable Night at the Hollywood Bowl with Liam Gallagher (Recap)

Some concerts stand out from others. The Who at the Hollywood Bowl on Thursday night is one of those. Having never seen the band live, despite seeing plenty of other...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kurt Cobain’s Still Unwashed(!) ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sweater Can Be Yours for $200,000+ This Week in a Special Julien’s Auction
October 22, 2019
Kurt Cobain’s Still Unwashed(!) ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sweater Can Be Yours for $200,000+ This Week in a Special Julien’s Auction

As far as memorabilia from the 1990s’ rock and roll scene goes, anything related to Kurt Cobain tends to attract attention. And rightly so — the so-called “spokesman of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles: Limited-Edition ‘The Singles Collection’ Vinyl Set Coming Nov. 22
October 16, 2019
The Beatles: Limited-Edition ‘The Singles Collection’ Vinyl Set Coming Nov. 22

Since there simply is no such thing as “too much” Beatles memorabilia for the legendary group‘s swaths of fans around the world, another new can’t-miss set is scheduled for release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Sun Songs,’ the Raw New Solo Album from Everclear Front Man Art Alexakis (Listen)
October 11, 2019
Out Now: ‘Sun Songs,’ the Raw New Solo Album from Everclear Front Man Art Alexakis (Listen)

Everclear songwriter/guitarist/vocalist Art Alexakis has always used music to express his innermost thoughts and feelings — that personal well of inspiration was a driving force behind the band’s 1990s hits...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn’s New Album ‘The Nothing’ is a Crushing, Emotional Whirlwind of Grief, Despair and Dark, Haunting Musical Catharsis
September 17, 2019
Korn’s New Album ‘The Nothing’ is a Crushing, Emotional Whirlwind of Grief, Despair and Dark, Haunting Musical Catharsis

Music can heal. That’s the story and the line rolled out by innumerable songwriters and artists over the years. The medium allows for the expression of thoughts, sentiments and emotions...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Third Eye Blind Premieres Two New Songs Ahead of Oct. 11 Release of New Album ‘Screamer’ (Listen)
September 13, 2019
Third Eye Blind Premieres Two New Songs Ahead of Oct. 11 Release of New Album ‘Screamer’ (Listen)

On Oct. 11, Stephan Jenkins and Third Eye Blind will release a new studio album titled Screamer — continuing an especially busy era for the band, which used to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Papa Roach’s Music Video for ‘Come Around’ is a Powerful Story of the Incredible Healing Power of Music
September 12, 2019
Papa Roach’s Music Video for ‘Come Around’ is a Powerful Story of the Incredible Healing Power of Music

Papa Roach premiered a new music video this week — but the clip, for a song called “Come Around,” included in the band‘s 2019 album Who Do You Trust?, is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Influential Musician/Songwriter Daniel Johnston: 1961 – 2019
September 11, 2019
Rest in Peace, Influential Musician/Songwriter Daniel Johnston: 1961 – 2019

Sad news hit the music community on Wednesday when it was announced that enigmatic and visionary songwriter/musician Daniel Johnston has passed away at the age of 58. The Austin Chronicle...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judy Collins: ‘Winter Stories’ Album with Jonas Fjeld and the Chatham County Line Coming in November
September 4, 2019
Judy Collins: ‘Winter Stories’ Album with Jonas Fjeld and the Chatham County Line Coming in November

The legendary and lovely Judy Collins is preparing a new album for release, and on Nov. 15 Winter Stories will be out. A collaborative project with Norwegian folk artist Jonas...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Massive 25th Anniversary Reissue of R.E.M.’s 1994 LP ‘Monster’ Coming in November
September 4, 2019
Massive 25th Anniversary Reissue of R.E.M.’s 1994 LP ‘Monster’ Coming in November

Among albums of the 1990s, R.E.M.‘s Monster was … well, a monster of a record. Released on Sept. 27, 1994, the record debuted at No. 1 in the United States...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turns Out, a Festival Curated by the Cure is Quite a ‘Daydream’ Indeed (Pasadena Daydream Recap)
September 3, 2019
Turns Out, a Festival Curated by the Cure is Quite a ‘Daydream’ Indeed (Pasadena Daydream Recap)

Anybody in Southern California knows the absolute hassle that the Rose Bowl can be. So, when Goldenvoice announced a special new event titled the Pasadena Daydream Festival, with an eclectic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Definitely Maybe’ 25 Years Later: Oasis’ Landmark 1994 Debut Ensured Their Music Would Live Forever
August 29, 2019
‘Definitely Maybe’ 25 Years Later: Oasis’ Landmark 1994 Debut Ensured Their Music Would Live Forever

Full admission: 1995’s (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? was my introduction to Oasis — not their debut Definitely Maybe, released the year before. In ’94, I was just ten years...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Buckley’s ‘Grace’ at 25: Up-Close Encounters with the Late, Great Musician
August 28, 2019
Jeff Buckley’s ‘Grace’ at 25: Up-Close Encounters with the Late, Great Musician

Writer/musician Jeff Slate remembers the late Jeff Buckley, whose landmark 1994 album Grace celebrated its 25th anniversary this week. Jeff Buckley was something truly special. Like so many others have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mr. Bungle Add Shows to Exclusive Three-City Reunion Concerts in February
August 15, 2019
Mr. Bungle Add Shows to Exclusive Three-City Reunion Concerts in February

Mike Patton is known for many things in the music community. For decades, the man has worn many hats in a number of acts, including Faith No More, which achieved...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot’s ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ is the Most Ferocious, Focused and Unsettling Musical Statement in the Band’s History (Listen)
August 9, 2019
Slipknot’s ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ is the Most Ferocious, Focused and Unsettling Musical Statement in the Band’s History (Listen)

Anybody who dismissed Slipknot as a novelty act or a relic of the nu-metal days of the late 1990s and early 2000s is missing out, because the band‘s new album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Reissue of Linda McCartney’s Posthumous 1998 Compilation ‘Wide Prairie’
August 2, 2019
Out Now: The Reissue of Linda McCartney’s Posthumous 1998 Compilation ‘Wide Prairie’

Wide Prairie was released in 1998 in remembrance of Paul McCartney‘s wife, Linda McCartney, who passed away earlier in the year. The only album released under her name, Wide Prairie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the Reissue of Linda McCartney’s Posthumous 1998 Album ‘Wide Prairie,’ Due Out 8/2
July 29, 2019
Preview the Reissue of Linda McCartney’s Posthumous 1998 Album ‘Wide Prairie,’ Due Out 8/2

This Friday, August 2, will bring with it the reissue of Wide Prairie, a posthumous 1998 compilation album of songs from Sir Paul McCartney‘s beloved wife Linda McCartney, who passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Working on New Album with Producer Bob Rock, Their First LP in Seven Years
July 25, 2019
The Offspring Working on New Album with Producer Bob Rock, Their First LP in Seven Years

The Offspring teamed up with producer Bob Rock a little over a decade ago, and the end result was the album Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace — and they’re...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Motörhead to Launch Massive Reissue Campaign Spanning Decades
July 24, 2019
Motörhead to Launch Massive Reissue Campaign Spanning Decades

Motörhead‘s legacy is unparalleled, and thanks to a collaboration with BMG the legendary heavy metal band’s catalog will be reinvigorated with a new — and massive — reissue campaign that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Band Sister Hazel Saved a Pack of Kittens Trapped in the Tour Bus for an 800-Mile Drive
July 17, 2019
The Band Sister Hazel Saved a Pack of Kittens Trapped in the Tour Bus for an 800-Mile Drive

They say wild things happen on the road, but this? This is next-level. Sister Hazel, whom you may remember for the 1990s hit “All For You,” among other alt/rock anthems,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: 311’s New Album ‘Voyager,’ a Blend of Familiar Sounds and Bold New Experiments (Listen)
July 12, 2019
Out Now: 311’s New Album ‘Voyager,’ a Blend of Familiar Sounds and Bold New Experiments (Listen)

When you put on a 311 album, you expect to hear a certain sound: The dual vocals of Nick Hexum and Doug “S.A.” Martinez, Slick, Grateful Dead-inspired guitar riffs from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Tour of Manchester in Liam Gallagher’s New Music Video for ‘The River,’ from His New Album ‘Why Me? Why Not.’
June 27, 2019
Take a Tour of Manchester in Liam Gallagher’s New Music Video for ‘The River,’ from His New Album ‘Why Me? Why Not.’

Liam Gallagher hails from Manchester. Did you know that? You probably did. It’s an inescapable part of his whole existence, really — from a snarling, trenchcoated youth fronting Oasis in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Trying (and Failing) to Get Donald Fagen of Steely Dan to Smile
June 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Trying (and Failing) to Get Donald Fagen of Steely Dan to Smile

As a young, exuberant and adventurous rock writer back in the ‘70s and ‘80s, I would fly anywhere to pursue a story. On this particular day it was a trip...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead Put Stolen ‘OK Computer’ Material Up for Streaming/Download Anyway
June 11, 2019
Radiohead Put Stolen ‘OK Computer’ Material Up for Streaming/Download Anyway

Sometime last week, 18 hours of material from Radiohead‘s original OK Computer sessions made their way online in a pretty high-profile case of piracy — and the band has since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (Most Of) King Crimson’s Classic Albums are Now on Spotify, in Time for 50th Anniversary Tour
June 10, 2019
(Most Of) King Crimson’s Classic Albums are Now on Spotify, in Time for 50th Anniversary Tour

Tonight, June 10, Robert Fripp and King Crimson will begin their anticipated 50th anniversary tour at Hause Auensee, Leipzig — and just in time for the festivities, much of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rammstein’s First New Album in a Decade is Sinister, Dynamic and Loud as Hell — As Expected (Album Review)
May 16, 2019
Rammstein’s First New Album in a Decade is Sinister, Dynamic and Loud as Hell — As Expected (Album Review)

Ten years. That’s how long it’s been since German hard rock/industrial band Rammstein released a new album. Today, the band’s self-titled seventh album (which could very well be their final...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to See Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World This Summer
May 10, 2019
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to See Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World This Summer

This summer will be filled with singalongs on the Summer Gods tour — which will find Third Eye Blind joining forces with Jimmy Eat World and openers Ra Ra Riot...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next
May 6, 2019
King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next

For a long time, the music of King Crimson didn’t exist on streaming platforms — but just as Robert Fripp and his colleagues in the legendary prog/rock ensemble prepare for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Adam Sandler’s Emotional Musical Tribute to His Friend, the Late Chris Farley, on ‘SNL’
May 6, 2019
Watch Adam Sandler’s Emotional Musical Tribute to His Friend, the Late Chris Farley, on ‘SNL’

This past weekend, Adam Sandler hosted Saturday Night Live. This marked the first time Sandler hosted the show, on which he starred in the early 1990s on his way to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Stephan Jenkins on Third Eye Blind’s Summer Tour with Jimmy Eat World, ‘Game of Thrones’ Drama and Warriors/Rockets
April 30, 2019
Q&A: Stephan Jenkins on Third Eye Blind’s Summer Tour with Jimmy Eat World, ‘Game of Thrones’ Drama and Warriors/Rockets

One of the most intriguing summer tours coming up soon is the Summer Gods tour, which will feature Third Eye Blind co-headlining dates with Jimmy Eat World, with Ra Ra...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Announce Limited-Edition ‘Volume Two’ Box Set, Out June 21
April 26, 2019
Def Leppard Announce Limited-Edition ‘Volume Two’ Box Set, Out June 21

These are busy times for Def Leppard. Fresh off their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction on March 29 (which will air on HBO on April 27), the English...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Ramones’ Seminal Debut Album, ‘Ramones,’ Came Out This Week in 1976
April 24, 2019
The Ramones’ Seminal Debut Album, ‘Ramones,’ Came Out This Week in 1976

A sound emanated from the grimy streets of New York City this week, 43 years ago. On April 23, 1976, a group of leather-jacketed punkers calling themselves the Ramones burst...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2019: The Best Rock/Indie Acts, from Weezer and Wallows to The 1975, Beach Fossils, Soccer Mommy and More (Live Review)
April 23, 2019
Coachella 2019: The Best Rock/Indie Acts, from Weezer and Wallows to The 1975, Beach Fossils, Soccer Mommy and More (Live Review)

When the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival‘s 2019 lineup was announced, there was plenty of talk about how rock music was underrepresented among the 175+ acts. The world-renowned music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Prince at the Turn of the Millennium: Three New Archival Releases Add to the Mystery of His Late Career
April 10, 2019
Prince at the Turn of the Millennium: Three New Archival Releases Add to the Mystery of His Late Career

“Prince had this conversation with Mo Ostin, the head of Warner Brothers Records, on the phone,” Michael Bland, who was a member of Prince’s New Power Generation, and who has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Summer Tour: Yes, Asia (with Steve Howe), John Lodge of the Moody Blues and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy
April 2, 2019
Summer Tour: Yes, Asia (with Steve Howe), John Lodge of the Moody Blues and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy

This summer will be one to cherish for prog-rock fans. On Tuesday, Yes announced the Royal Affair Tour, which will find the iconic band linking up with Asia (with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Everclear Front Man Art Alexakis Announces Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis, Vows to Continue Touring
March 27, 2019
Everclear Front Man Art Alexakis Announces Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis, Vows to Continue Touring

On Tuesday afternoon, Everclear front man Art Alexakis, the one consistent member of the Portland-based alt/rock band that hit it big in the 1990s and continues to be active to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Forever Came Calling Launching First Acoustic Tour 3/29 in Fullerton, CA
March 21, 2019
Forever Came Calling Launching First Acoustic Tour 3/29 in Fullerton, CA

The 1990s are making a comeback once again, in the form of a tour — as Forever Came Calling recently announced an acoustic spring tour inspired by MTV’s Unplugged and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Weatherstate’s Debut LP ‘Born a Cynic’ with the Catchy, Grungy Pop/Punk of ‘Brain Dead’
March 15, 2019
Preview Weatherstate’s Debut LP ‘Born a Cynic’ with the Catchy, Grungy Pop/Punk of ‘Brain Dead’

The number of U.K.-based pop-punk bands continues to climb as Bristol punks Weatherstate announced the release of their first full-length album, Born A Cynic, out May 10 via Wire Tap...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bush (‘Sixteen Stone’) and +Live+ (‘Throwing Copper’) Touring for Mutual 25th Anniversaries in 2019
March 5, 2019
Bush (‘Sixteen Stone’) and +Live+ (‘Throwing Copper’) Touring for Mutual 25th Anniversaries in 2019

The alternative rock scene of the 1990s was dominated by a handful of acts — and among them were Bush and +Live+. The two acts hit it big in 1994,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and AFI to Tour Together This Summer
March 4, 2019
Smashing Pumpkins, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and AFI to Tour Together This Summer

In what’s surely one of the most unusual and unexpected tour combinations in recent memory, the Smashing Pumpkins will head out on another big tour this summer alongside Noel Gallagher‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Morrison Hotel Gallery’s ‘Grunge: Rise of a Generation’ Photo Exhibit Running Throughout March in LA, NYC and Maui
February 26, 2019
Morrison Hotel Gallery’s ‘Grunge: Rise of a Generation’ Photo Exhibit Running Throughout March in LA, NYC and Maui

The “grunge” musical movement of the late 1980s and early to mid 1990s lent itself to some incredibly vibrant and eventually iconic imagery, and throughout the month of March the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Releasing New Documentary Film with One-Night Theatrical Screenings Set for March 11 (311 Day)
February 20, 2019
311 Releasing New Documentary Film with One-Night Theatrical Screenings Set for March 11 (311 Day)

The bond between reggae/rock veterans 311 and their fans is a big part — arguably the biggest reason — why the band is able to remain as active as it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Songs & Stories Tour: Art Alexakis (Everclear), Max Collins (Eve 6), Chris Collingwood (Fountains of Wayne) and John Wozniak (Marcy Playground) Announced
February 14, 2019
Songs & Stories Tour: Art Alexakis (Everclear), Max Collins (Eve 6), Chris Collingwood (Fountains of Wayne) and John Wozniak (Marcy Playground) Announced

Art Alexakis, front man/principal member of the 1990s alt/rock band Everclear, tends to put together a tour of similar bands and artists each year or so, and he’s doing it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson Maps Out 50-Date 2019 Tour to Mark 50th Anniversary
January 29, 2019
King Crimson Maps Out 50-Date 2019 Tour to Mark 50th Anniversary

Toward the end of 2018, King Crimson announced plans for a big commemorative 50th anniversary tour that would span three continents — and the legendary prog ensemble announced its full...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Celebrating 27 Years of ‘Nevermind’ with the Best & Worst Nirvana Covers
September 24, 2018
Celebrating 27 Years of ‘Nevermind’ with the Best & Worst Nirvana Covers

27 years ago today, Nirvana‘s landmark grunge album Nevermind was released. It’s somewhat interesting to point out that its challenging predecessor, 1993’s In Utero (which just celebrated its own 25th anniversary),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robert Plant Isn’t Looking Back Anymore (The Interview)
May 11, 2018
Robert Plant Isn’t Looking Back Anymore (The Interview)

“Someone had the great idea that if I opened for The Who, more people could hear my new work, but we promptly fell flat on our faces,” legendary singer Robert...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talking About Kittie’s 20th Anniversary and Upcoming Documentary/Book with Drummer Mercedes Lander
February 15, 2018
Talking About Kittie’s 20th Anniversary and Upcoming Documentary/Book with Drummer Mercedes Lander

This past January, Rock Cellar attended the 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Also attending this year’s event was Mercedes Lander, co-founder and drummer of the Canadian heavy metal band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Incubus Delight the Masses at Hollywood Bowl Hometown Show with Jimmy Eat World and Judah and the Lion
August 15, 2017
Recap: Incubus Delight the Masses at Hollywood Bowl Hometown Show with Jimmy Eat World and Judah and the Lion

Incubus have come a long way from their roots in Calabasas, California. The Los Angeles suburb in the San Fernando Valley was where the alt/rock group formed in the mid-1990s,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap)
April 20, 2017
Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap)

Star-Studded Cinema Premiere Rocks L.A. The star-studded Los Angeles premiere of SHOT!? The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock took place April 5 at the Pacific Theatres at The Grove. Rock Cellar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hey, Nostalgists: Don't Miss Third Eye Blind and Silversun Pickups on the 'Summer Gods' Tour
February 7, 2017
Hey, Nostalgists: Don't Miss Third Eye Blind and Silversun Pickups on the 'Summer Gods' Tour

This summer, Stephan Jenkins and Third Eye Blind will hit the road on the Summer Gods Tour in celebration of the 20th anniversary of their 1997 self-titled debut album. Oh,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | On the Road, ‘Alone’ with Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders
December 9, 2016
On the Road, ‘Alone’ with Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders

“I adore her,” Chrissie Hynde says of fellow rock legend Stevie Nicks, on whose current tour Hynde’s band the Pretenders are filling the supporting slot. “Stevie’s shows are great, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Drive Under the Influence in Canada and You Might Be Punished With … Nickelback?
December 1, 2016
Drive Under the Influence in Canada and You Might Be Punished With … Nickelback?

A story going viral this week stemming from a (now deleted) post on Facebook by the Kensington Police Service in Canada’s Prince Edward Island concerns a pretty serious threat of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Morrison Hotel Gallery Hosting Neil Young 'Long May You Run' Photo Exhibit – LA, Maui and NYC
November 10, 2016
Morrison Hotel Gallery Hosting Neil Young 'Long May You Run' Photo Exhibit – LA, Maui and NYC

The unparalleled career of Neil Young will be commemorated in a fantastic new photography exhibit being put together by the Morrison Hotel Gallery, and just in time for Young’s 71st...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Letters to Cleo Return with 'Back to Nebraska' – Stream Comeback EP
October 22, 2016
Letters to Cleo Return with 'Back to Nebraska' – Stream Comeback EP

Back in August, Letters to Cleo announced a reformation, and with it news of some new recordings. The Boston-based band, which achieved success in the 1990s on the strength of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan's Massive 36-CD 'The 1966 Live Recordings' Box Set Coming 11/11
October 19, 2016
Bob Dylan's Massive 36-CD 'The 1966 Live Recordings' Box Set Coming 11/11

When you’re named a Nobel Prize recipient for Literature, you can release exorbitantly large box sets chronicling one of the most iconic/noteworthy periods of you career. That’s Bob Dylan‘s current...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 90's Alt/Rock Band Letters to Cleo Announce Reunion, New EP, Slate of Tour Dates
August 24, 2016
90's Alt/Rock Band Letters to Cleo Announce Reunion, New EP, Slate of Tour Dates

It’s time once again for another band from the 1990s to get back together for some reunion activities. This time, we’re talking about Boston’s Letters to Cleo. You know, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Oasis Detail Massive 'Be Here Now' Reissue, Premiere New Noel Gallagher Edit of 'D'You Know What I Mean?'
July 22, 2016
Oasis Detail Massive 'Be Here Now' Reissue, Premiere New Noel Gallagher Edit of 'D'You Know What I Mean?'

Oasis‘ 1997 album Be Here Now was a big, some say bloated album that followed the band’s mega-hit 1995 record (What’s the Story?) Morning Glory. By this time, the brothers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Garbage Hit Up 'Kimmel' to Play Loud New Single 'Empty' – Watch
June 21, 2016
Garbage Hit Up 'Kimmel' to Play Loud New Single 'Empty' – Watch

Garbage just released an excellent new album, Strange Little Birds, and on Monday they paid a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform the riff-heavy lead single Empty. Watch the performance...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Butch Vig Talks Garbage, Nirvana, '90s, Producing and Wisconsin Origins on 'Celebration Rock' Podcast
June 14, 2016
Butch Vig Talks Garbage, Nirvana, '90s, Producing and Wisconsin Origins on 'Celebration Rock' Podcast

In the alt/rock world, producer/musician Butch Vig (as seen above alongside Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic) is one of the more revered figures. From producing seminal 1990s’ albums from the likes...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs With Star Wars References
December 4, 2015
Top 11 Songs With Star Wars References

This month, one of the most anticipated films of recent memory will be released. Star Wars: The Force Awakens will hit theaters on December 18, and has been all people...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)
June 5, 2015
Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)

Back in 1997, there was simply no escaping Sugar Ray‘s breakout hit “Fly.” Its reggae rhythms, catchy hook and singer Mark McGrath‘s croon resulted in one of the biggest overnight...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Learning How to Smile with Everclear’s Art Alexakis (Interview)
June 6, 2014
Learning How to Smile with Everclear’s Art Alexakis (Interview)

Singer/songwriter Art Alexakis has fronted the alternative/rock band Everclear for more than twenty years, achieving huge mainstream success with singles such as Father of Mine, Wonderful, Santa Monica, Rock Star,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | April Album Reviews
April 2, 2013
April Album Reviews

Depeche Mode Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Low The Strokes Wire Justin Timberlake John Denver Tribute Mudhoney Depeche Mode – Delta Machine This is the blues – Depeche Mode-style – and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Grunge Era, As Told By The Musicians That Defined It (Interview with Author Mark Yarm)
April 2, 2013
The Grunge Era, As Told By The Musicians That Defined It (Interview with Author Mark Yarm)

In the years since the so-called “grunge” scene turned bands from and around Seattle into MTV darlings during the early 1990s, countless books examining the phenomenon have been written and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | March Album Reviews
March 4, 2013
March Album Reviews

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Justin Hayward Johnny Marr How to Destroy Angels Atoms for Peace Son Volt David Bowie Emmylou Harris & Rodney...

Rock Cellar Magazine | February Album Reviews
February 4, 2013
February Album Reviews

Kris Kristofferson Camper Van Beethoven Yo La Tengo New Order Bad Religion The Stone Foxes Richard Thompson My Bloody Valentine Kris Kristofferson Feeling Mortal If the United States has a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | September/October Album Reviews
September 11, 2012
September/October Album Reviews

Bob Dylan Ben Folds Five No Doubt Green Day Dave Matthews Band Bob Mould Propagandhi Grizzly Bear Bob Dylan Tempest It’s 2012, and we’re still living on “Desolation Row.” Or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | August Album Reviews
August 11, 2012
August Album Reviews

Alanis Morissette Slightly Stoopid The Darkness Toadies Susanna Hoffs Dispatch Steve Vai Alanis Morissette Havoc and Bright Lights With her new album Havoc and Bright Lights, Alanis Morissette re-affirms herself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | July Album Reviews
July 11, 2012
July Album Reviews

Everclear Frank Ocean Joe Walsh Matisyahu Soul Asylum Neil Young Everclear Invisible Stars Invisible Stars, the new album from Everclear, is better than it ought to be. Yes, Art Alexakis...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)
June 12, 2012
Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)

It may just be the sexiest mile and a half in America: a curvy, alluring ribbon of road called the Sunset Strip. Since the 1930s, the portion of Sunset Boulevard...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ben Folds Don't Need No Record Label. (Interview)
May 16, 2012
Ben Folds Don't Need No Record Label. (Interview)

"I’m excited to deliver the record to everyone who wants to hear it. I’m not at all interested in talking someone into liking the music that doesn’t like it, and I’m not even really interested in their opinion."

Rock Cellar Magazine | May Album Reviews
May 11, 2012
May Album Reviews

John Mayer Chimes of Freedom Silversun Pickups The Dandy Warhols Jack White Garbage Norah Jones Jay Farrar/Will Johnson/Anders Parker/Yim Yames John Mayer – Born and Raised In The Age of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | April Album Reviews
April 11, 2012
April Album Reviews

The Shins Dr. John Counting Crows Alabama Shakes Elvis Costello & the Imposters The Shins Port of Morrow Port of Morrow, the first proper Shins album since 2007’s Wincing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | March Album Reviews
March 11, 2012
March Album Reviews

Bruce Springsteen Michael Brunnock Sinéad O’Connor Pink Floyd Mars Volta Andrew Bird The Cranberries Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball Bruce Springsteen’s 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball, is another solid entry into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | February Album Reviews
February 16, 2012
February Album Reviews

  Paul McCartney – Kisses on the Bottom Kick off your shoes, pour a glass of wine or tea, light a fire. If allowed, the light, romantic mood of Kisses...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Director Oliver Stone On History.  And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.
January 12, 2012
Director Oliver Stone On History. And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.

photo: ©Taili Song Roth. All Rights Reserved In this candid conversation with Rock Cellar Magazine, Oliver Stone discusses On History, the new book he co-authored with Tariq Ali, the activist/intellectual who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Celebrate 20th Anniversary of "Ten" with Mother Love Bone cover
August 26, 2011
Pearl Jam Celebrate 20th Anniversary of "Ten" with Mother Love Bone cover

The Seattle grunge band’s debut, Ten featured some of PJ’s most commercially successful singles, including Even Flow, Jeremy, and Alive. To celebrate the occasion, the band released its cover of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | In Celebration of OK Go's Music Video Mastery
August 23, 2011
In Celebration of OK Go's Music Video Mastery

Music videos used to “mean something.”  Back in the 1980s and 1990s, when MTV was somewhat close to relevant and had a reason for “music” to be a third of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fictional Bands & Musicians NOT Named Spinal Tap
July 20, 2011
Fictional Bands & Musicians NOT Named Spinal Tap

Ever since Spinal Tap skewered classic rock bands with their excess, egos and miniature Stonehenge stage props back in 1984, many other fictional musicians and bands have popped up in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guitar Relationships
June 10, 2011
Guitar Relationships

Guitars share a special bond with their players, and those partnerships often outlast those between humans. These 11 are not necessarily the most recognizable guitars, or necessarily ones that defined...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers
June 10, 2011
Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers

It’s hard enough being in a band without having to deal with the added stress of expectations weighing down upon you. Throughout rock history, bands and artists have had to...