September 26, 2022
Listen to Beck’s New Acoustic Cover of Neil Young’s “Old Man,” as Debuted on ‘Sunday Night Football’
September 26, 2022
Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Play New Song “Beguiled” on ‘Fallon’; 33-Song ‘ATUM’ Album Coming in April
September 23, 2022
Stevie Nicks Debuts New Cover of the Buffalo Springfield Classic “For What It’s Worth”; On Tour Now
September 23, 2022
Disturbed is Truly “Unstoppable”: Preview New LP ‘Divisive’ with Roaring Track (Pre-Order)
September 23, 2022
Out Now: Joni Mitchell Adds to ‘Archives’ Series with ‘The Asylum Albums (1972 – 1975)’ (Listen/Buy)
September 23, 2022
Out Now: Motörhead Commemorates 40 Years of ‘Iron Fist’ with Anniversary Reissue (Listen/Buy)
September 23, 2022
Out Now: Billy Idol Emerges from ‘The Cage’ with Fist-Pumping, Energetic New EP (Listen/Buy)
September 23, 2022
New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Stream “Eddie,” a Guitar-Wailing Tribute to Eddie Van Halen (New LP Out 10/14)
September 22, 2022
Grab Your Pumpkin Spice Latte and Dive Into Weezer’s ‘SZNZ: Autumn,’ Out Now (Tied to the Autumnal Equinox)
September 22, 2022
Fontaines D.C.: “The Couple Across the Way” Video, a Melancholy Bit of Reflection from Singer Grian Chatten
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June 15, 2020
2021 Academy Awards Pushed Back from February to April Due to COVID-19
Monday afternoon brought big news from Hollywood — not surprising news, but news nonetheless, regarding the 2021 Academy Awards: They will now take place on April 25, rather than the...
March 28, 2019
Gifting Suite Highlights from the 2019 Academy Awards
A few weeks back, Rock Cellar had the honor of taking part in a gifting suite affiliated with the 91st Academy Awards. There, we came face-to-face with some truly intriguing...
January 24, 2017
2017 Oscar Nominees Announced; Academy Awards Set for February 26
The 2017 Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 26 in Hollywood. On Tuesday morning, the official list of nominees was announced by the Academy, recognizing a rather noteworthy...
March 13, 2022
Rest in Peace, Academy Award-Winning Actor William Hurt: 1950-2022
On Sunday, word broke that acclaimed actor William Hurt has passed away at the age of 71, with Variety adding that Hurt died of natural causes. Among the many accolades...
February 8, 2022
2022 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 3/27 on ABC
The official list of 2022 Academy Award nominations was unveiled early Tuesday, ahead of the 94th Oscars ceremony on Sunday, March 27, starting at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on...
January 18, 2022
64th Grammy Awards Rescheduled to April 3, Will Also Move from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
After being postponed from their original Jan. 31 date due to COVID-19 concerns, the 64th Grammy Awards have now been rescheduled for April 3 — but at MGM Grand Garden...
January 5, 2022
Update: The Grammy Awards Have Officially Been Postponed Due to COVID-19 Caution, New Date TBD
The 64th Grammy Awards have officially been postponed. The full statement, as posted on Grammy.com: “After careful consideration and analysis with city and state officials, health and safety experts, the...
March 15, 2021
2021 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 4/25 from Los Angeles
The official list of nominations for the 2021 Academy Awards was announced early Monday, ahead of the Oscars ceremony/broadcast, which is scheduled for April 25 from the Dolby Theatre and...
March 8, 2021
2021 Grammy Awards Performers: Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, BTS, John Mayer, Black Pumas, Haim, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift and More
This coming Sunday, March 14, the 2021 Grammy Awards will air on CBS. This year’s show was pushed back from its original Jan. 31 date by the COVID-19 pandemic, but...
January 5, 2021
2021 GRAMMY Awards Ceremony 1/31 Postponed Due to COVID-19, Rescheduled to 3/14
The 2021 GRAMMY Awards have been pushed back, with organizers “eyeing” a March 14 event rather than the planned (and previously detailed) Jan. 31 event. Little was known about how...
November 24, 2020
2021 GRAMMY Awards: Nominations Announced; Trevor Noah to Host Jan. 31 Event
The 2021 GRAMMY Awards nominations were officially announced on Tuesday, along with the news that Trevor Noah of The Daily Show will host the ceremony, which is currently scheduled for...
July 28, 2020
72nd Annual Emmy Nominations Announced — Awards Show Scheduled for 9/20 (as Virtual Event)
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic having thrown the world into chaos and affecting the entertainment industry in ways few expected, the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards are still on schedule to be...
August 26, 2022
Out Now: Sir Elton John and Britney Spears Team Up for “Hold Me Closer,” a Reimagining of “Tiny Dancer” (Listen)
“Hold Me Closer” is the title of the anticipated new collaboration between Sir Elton John and Britney Spears. The song, a reimagining of sorts of John’s classic “Tiny Dancer,” interspersed...
March 25, 2022
Happy 75th Birthday to Sir Elton John! Celebrate with ‘Diamonds’ in Dolby Atmos and His 30th Annual Oscars Viewing Party 3/27
Today, March 25, is a milestone for Sir Elton John: It’s his 75th birthday. The beloved singer/songwriter/cultural figure/legend/philanthropist is beloved the world over, and for good reason. His music stands...
December 9, 2021
Q&A: Inside the New ‘Carpenters: The Musical Legacy’ Book with Richard Carpenter & Authors Mike Cidoni Lennox/Chris May
“Close to You,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “For All We Know,” “Rainy Days and Mondays, “Goodbye to Love,“ “Yesterday Once More,” “Top of the World” — Carpenters’ legacy of exquisitely...
March 24, 2021
A Celebratory 74th Birthday Toast to Sir Elton John
Today, March 25, Reginald Kenneth Dwight — better known as Sir Elton John — is celebrating another trip around the sun — his 74th, in fact! It’s time for a...
March 22, 2021
Elton John’s Annual Oscars Pre-Party is Going Virtual with Dua Lipa & Neil Patrick Harris on 4/25
With the 93rd Academy Awards coming up on Sunday, April 25 — the new date of the festivities, after originally being rescheduled from Feb. 28 due to the COVID-19 pandemic...
March 11, 2021
Andra Day Q&A: Golden Globes, ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday,’ David Bowie, Diana Ross and Beyond
The career trajectory of Andra Day since 2005 has been astonishing. Day broke onto the R&B and pop music scenes with her monster 2015 song “Rise Up,” after being mentored...
October 9, 2020
New from Greta Van Fleet: Acclaimed Young Rockers Return with Rollicking ‘My Way, Soon’
The last few years have been rather eventful for Greta Van Fleet, the explosive young rock and roll band with a strong affinity for the “classic rock” sound — and...
August 29, 2020
Chadwick Boseman Remembered by Peers, Colleagues After ‘Black Panther’ Star’s Death
Late Friday evening, the news hit like a punch to the gut: Chadwick Boseman, actor and star of Marvel’s Black Panther film and a revered figure in and around the...
June 10, 2020
HBO Max Temporarily Pulls ‘Gone With the Wind,’ Issues Statement About Decision
1939’s Gone With the Wind is one of the most successful films in history, the winner of 10 Academy Awards out of 13 total nominations. It’s widely considered among the...
February 13, 2020
Stream ‘No Time to Die,’ the New James Bond Theme Song from Billie Eilish (Recorded with Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr)
Recently, it was revealed that alt/pop phenom Billie Eilish and her producer/collaborator/brother Finneas O’Connell had been tasked with putting together the new James Bond theme song … and on Thursday...
February 9, 2020
The Music of the Oscars 2020: Billie Eilish, Elton John, Eminem, Cynthia Erivo Entertain the Masses
The 92nd Academy Awards took place Sunday in Hollywood, and it was another night of glitz and glamor for the movie business as the Oscars aired on ABC. It was...
January 13, 2020
2020 Oscar Nominations Unveiled: ‘Joker,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Earn Top Honors (Full Details)
On Monday, the official 92nd Academy Awards nominations were announced, ahead of the Oscars ceremony which will air on Sunday, Feb. 9 on ABC. Leading the pack in terms of...
January 6, 2020
‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Poses with Elton John After Huge Golden Globe Win
One of 2019’s biggest movies was Rocketman, the inspired biopic of Sir Elton John — thanks in large part to Taron Egerton, who portrayed Sir Elton in the film to...
July 29, 2019
Queen + Adam Lambert Release Mysterious Video Promising Gig at ‘One Of The World’s Most Iconic Landmarks’ in September
Queen + Adam Lambert have something exciting up their sleeve. On Monday, the classic rock band‘s social media pages were updated with a teaser video promising … some type of...
June 25, 2019
The New, Expanded ‘Glen Campbell – The Legacy [1961-2017]’ Box Set is a Toast to a Legend
On Friday, June 21, the expanded four-disc box set Glen Campbell – The Legacy [1961-2017] was released — paying homage to the late, great country music and pop culture icon...
May 2, 2019
Get an Extended Look at Taron Egerton Singing ‘Rocket Man’ in a Video Clip from the New Elton John Biopic
Much of the anticipation surrounding Rocketman, the upcoming biopic celebrating the life and legacy of Sir Elton John was heightened by the runaway success of 2018’s Queen and Freddie Mercury...
May 1, 2019
Glen Campbell to Be Honored with Expanded Release of ‘Glen Campbell – The Legacy [1961-2017]’ Box Set on 6/21
The life and career of beloved country music icon Glen Campbell spanned generations and influenced countless musicians who would follow in his wake, and on June 21 Capitol/UMe will release...
February 25, 2019
Watch Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Perform ‘Tiny Dancer’ Together
Each Academy Awards weekend, Sir Elton John hosts an exclusive viewing party/fundraiser for his Elton John AIDS Foundation in Hollywood — and Sunday night’s proved quite special indeed. With his...
February 25, 2019
Watch Queen + Adam Lambert’s Powerful Opening Performance at the Oscars
Queen was everywhere on Sunday night at the Academy Awards — but hours before Rami Malek took home the coveted Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of...
November 9, 2018
A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)
Hollywood has had a long love affair with pop stars. Considering their often outrageous personas, lifestyles, talent and high profiles, pop music figures are naturals for movie biographies about them,...
May 13, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Backstage with Dave Mustaine at the Hollywood Palladium
Backstage at the Hollywood Palladium, carefully choreographed chaos is taking place. Huge roadies the size of grizzly bears—only with tattoos and walkie talkies—wheel in massive cases housing guitars, drums, cables...
April 7, 2015
Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)
Watching Richie Furay and his talented band plow through an accomplished set at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California in late February of 2015, one walks away not only...
April 16, 2012
James Cromwell: Actor's Actor and Anti-Capitalist Activist
Actor James Cromwell is having a banner year: He played the chauffeur in The Artist, the Academy Award for Best Picture, and is now portraying the slave driver Pozzo in...
November 16, 2011
Haskell Wexler: Cinematographer / Activist is Candid As Ever
As one of Hollywood’s greatest cinematographers, the Chicago-born Haskell Wexler has worked on close to 150 films and been the director of photography for many of the world’s greatest directors....
June 2, 2022
Catch Rock Cellar at The NAMM Show in Anaheim This June 3-5 (Hall C, Booth No. 7029)
For the first time since January 2020, The NAMM Show will bring the music industry together for a weekend in Southern California. This coming Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June...
April 4, 2022
Watch The Grammys Honor Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters with Special ‘In Memoriam’ Segment
The broadcast of the 64th annual Grammy Awards aired Sunday night, and over the course of the evening “rock” music was at a premium — as all of the rock...
March 7, 2022
Phoebe Bridgers Announces 2022 ‘Reunion Tour’ Dates, Including Coachella, Glastonbury and Beyond
Phoebe Bridgers enjoyed a monumentally busy 2021, one that earned the singer/songwriter four Grammy nominations on the strength of her standout second full-length record, Punisher, as well as a cathartic...
February 9, 2022
Fleet Foxes Announce International Tour Supporting Grammy-Nominated 2020 Album ‘Shore’
Beginning in late June, esteemed indie/folk band Fleet Foxes will launch an international tour in support of Shore, the 2020 album released by singer/songwriter/band leader Robin Pecknold and his colleagues....
February 1, 2022
It’s Official: “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” from ‘Encanto’ is Disney’s Second Song to Ever Top the Billboard Hot 100
Originally released in theaters for Thanksgiving ahead of a Disney Plus premiere, Disney’s Encanto has proven to be another smash-hit success — but in a somewhat surprising way that many...
December 9, 2021
Bonnie Raitt to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award; New Album Coming in Spring 2022
A well-deserved honor commemorating her steadfast commitment to her craft, adored singer/songwriter/guitarist Bonnie Raitt will be among the recipients of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at the Special Merit Awards...
November 23, 2021
2022 Grammy Nominations Announced
On Tuesday, the official list of nominations for the 64th Grammy Awards were announced via a live stream. An interesting note from Variety explained a key change instilled for this...
August 25, 2021
Joni Mitchell Named 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year; Gala Set for GRAMMY Weekend
Joni Mitchell will be honored by MusiCares, the primary music charity and partner of the Recording Academy, as its 2022 Person of the Year. The big announcement was made on...
July 22, 2021
The War on Drugs Announce New Album Out 10/29, Detail 2022 Tour, Share Video for “Living Proof”
This week brought big news from The War on Drugs, as the Philadelphia-based indie band will release I Don’t Live Here Anymore, its first studio album in four years, on...
June 1, 2021
Rest in Peace, Grammy Hall of Fame Singer B.J. Thomas: 1942-2021
B.J. Thomas, whose hit songs of the 1960s and 70s (including “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”) made him a household name among various musical...
April 26, 2021
Watch the Teaser Trailer for Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story,” as Debuted During the Oscars (Film Out 12/10)
During Sunday night’s broadcast of The Oscars, the world received its first glimpse of director Steven Spielberg’s anticipated new adaptation of West Side Story. The remake of the iconic 1961...
March 15, 2021
Wolfgang Van Halen Turned Down an Invitation to Perform ‘Eruption’ at the Grammys
A number of music luminaries were honored during the 63rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday evening, with powerful musical tributes given by big-name acts to influential icons including Little Richard,...
March 3, 2021
For Whom the Bell Tolls: Filmmakers Ken Burns & Lynn Novick, Co-Directors of ‘Hemingway,’ On Charitable Giving
NOTE: Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s Hemingway airs starting Monday April 5th on PBS. Check your local listings or pbs.org “To those who have been given much, much is expected.”...
February 5, 2021
Rest in Peace, Legendary Actor Christopher Plummer: 1929-2021
Christopher Plummer, the esteemed actor of stage and screen whose career spanned seven decades, has passed away at the age of 91. The news was confirmed on Friday, with Deadline...
November 13, 2020
Out Now: Chris Stapleton’s New Album ‘Starting Over,’ ft. Contributions from Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench & More (Listen)
On Friday, acclaimed country/roots singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton released his fourth full-length album, Starting Over. The recording sessions for the record were completed in February, shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic threw everything...
October 9, 2020
Music Students Covered The Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ & the Project Landed Them on the Ballot for Two Grammys
Students from Los Rios Rock School in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., recently recorded the Beach Boys‘ classic album Pet Sounds in its entirety — and the reception of the reimagined...
September 25, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Cold,’ from New Solo Album ‘Starting Over’ Out 11/13 (Listen/Pre-Order)
Acclaimed country/roots singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton will release a new solo album, Starting Over, on Nov. 13. It will be his fourth full-length album and was completed in February, shortly before...
September 21, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over’ Music Video from New Album Out 11/13 (Pre-Order)
On Nov. 13, acclaimed and award-winning country singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton will release a new solo album, Starting Over. The record was announced earlier this month. (Click here to pre-order Starting Over on...
August 27, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over,’ the Title Track from His New Album Out 11/13 (Stream/Pre-Order)
Starting Over is the title of the new album from Chris Stapleton, the acclaimed singer/songwriter whose career spans styles, genres and eras — all rooted in country/rock. The album will...
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...
January 23, 2020
Cage the Elephant and Iggy Pop Teamed Up for a New Version of the ‘Social Cues’ Song ‘Broken Boy’ — Listen
“Broken Boy” is one of the standout tracks on Social Cues, the 2019 album from Cage the Elephant that’s up for Best Rock Album at the GRAMMYs this weekend. Anybody...
January 21, 2020
Green Day Donating Royalties of New Song ‘Oh Yeah!,’ Which Samples Joan Jett’s Cover of Gary Glitter’s ‘Do You Wanna Touch Me’
Late last week, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame punk/alternative band Green Day premiered a new single, “Oh Yeah!,” as a preview from its anticipated new album Father of All...
January 9, 2020
‘Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince’ Set for 1/28 with Foo Fighters, Beck, Alicia Keys, H.E.R., John Legend, Chris Martin and More
With the 62nd annual GRAMMY Awards taking place Sunday, January 26 in Los Angeles, anybody who’s anybody in the music business will be in Southern California — and two days...
October 23, 2019
Rest in Peace, Esteemed Grammy-Winning Producer/Engineer Ed Cherney
Tuesday brought with it some sad news in the music community, as Grammy-winning producer/engineer Ed Cherney passed away at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer. Known for...
August 6, 2019
Rest in Peace, Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison: 1931 – 2019
Esteemed author, Nobel Prize-winner and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom Toni Morrison has passed away at the age of 88, it was confirmed by her publisher, Knopf, on...
May 24, 2019
Paul McCartney Reissuing Four Archival Live Albums on July 12
On July 12, Sir Paul McCartney will dip into the vaults once again for a series of reissues of live albums spanning more than four decades of his timeless career,...
May 13, 2019
Rest in Peace, World-Class Entertainer/Actor/Activist Doris Day: 1922 – 2019
The world woke up Monday to the news that legendary entertainer/actress/cultural icon Doris Day has passed away at the age of 97 after a battle with pneumonia. Remembering the legendary...
December 7, 2016
'Celebrating David Bowie' Charity Concerts Set for January 2017 in LA, NYC, Sydney, London, Tokyo
David Bowie‘s passing feels like it happened just a few weeks ago, but in actuality it’s nearly been an entire year since he succumbed to cancer at age 69. As...