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Rock Cellar Magazine | Kanye West Drops Out of Coachella Headlining Performances; Replaced by Swedish House Mafia & The Weeknd
April 6, 2022
Kanye West Drops Out of Coachella Headlining Performances; Replaced by Swedish House Mafia & The Weeknd

UPDATE: Coachella has announced that supergroup DJ collective Swedish House Mafia and The Weeknd will replace Kanye West as the Sunday night headliner. The Party & The After Party pic.twitter.com/8gT2bF3x5j...

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 | AFI Reschedules 2022 Tour Supporting New Album ‘Bodies’; Dates Pushed to the Fall
January 31, 2022
AFI Reschedules 2022 Tour Supporting New Album ‘Bodies’; Dates Pushed to the Fall

Back in June of 2021, AFI released Bodies, the alt/punk band‘s 11th studio album and first since 2017. A dark, moody album featuring some of the band’s strongest work in a while, Bodies is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI Announce 2022 Tour Supporting New Album ‘Bodies,’ with Special Guest Cold Cave
June 21, 2021
AFI Announce 2022 Tour Supporting New Album ‘Bodies,’ with Special Guest Cold Cave

On June 11, AFI returned with Bodies, the alt/punk band‘s 11th studio album and first since 2017. A dark, moody album featuring some of the band’s strongest work in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Bodies,’ a Dark, Rewarding New Album from Shape-Shifting Alt/Punk Vets AFI (Listen)
June 14, 2021
Out Now: ‘Bodies,’ a Dark, Rewarding New Album from Shape-Shifting Alt/Punk Vets AFI (Listen)

AFI has built a career on adaptation and maturity, after first emerging from Northern California in 1991 as a frenetic punk band that achieved mainstream recognition with 2000’s The Art...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI Shares the Foreboding “Tied to a Tree,” from New Album ‘Bodies’ Coming 6/11
May 25, 2021
AFI Shares the Foreboding “Tied to a Tree,” from New Album ‘Bodies’ Coming 6/11

A lot of what AFI has built a legacy on is atmospherics and moody, dark lyrical content — and the long-running veteran alt/punk band is very much in its element...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI Shares ‘Far Too Near’ and ‘Dulcería’ (Co-Written by Billy Corgan); New Album ‘Bodies’ Out 6/11
April 9, 2021
AFI Shares ‘Far Too Near’ and ‘Dulcería’ (Co-Written by Billy Corgan); New Album ‘Bodies’ Out 6/11

Long-running veteran punk/punk band AFI (A Fire Inside) has been previewing its new studio album, Bodies, in recent weeks with a series of song premieres. On Friday, the band shared a pair...

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 | 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 | 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 | Get as Close as Humanly Possible to AFI in Their New Music Video for 'Aurelia'
January 31, 2017
Get as Close as Humanly Possible to AFI in Their New Music Video for 'Aurelia'

AFI recently released a new record, a self-titled affair referred to as The Blood Album. The long-running Northern California-based alt/punk/rock band also just premiered a music video for the track...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI: New Album Out 1/20, 'White Offerings' Music Video Premiered, 2017 Tour Detailed
December 13, 2016
AFI: New Album Out 1/20, 'White Offerings' Music Video Premiered, 2017 Tour Detailed

Northern California-based alt/rock band AFI will return on January 20 with a new album titled AFI (The Blood Album), released via Concord Records. The LP will be the follow-up to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Danny Elfman Revisits 2021’s ‘Big Mess’ as Sprawling Remix Project ‘Bigger. Messier.’
August 12, 2022
Out Now: Danny Elfman Revisits 2021’s ‘Big Mess’ as Sprawling Remix Project ‘Bigger. Messier.’

In June 2021, Danny Elfman added to his legacy of unpredictable and provocative musical achievement with Big Mess, an experimental album of grandiose and frequently unsettling compositions. Today, Aug. 12, the musician/composer/esteemed creator revisited...

Rock Cellar Magazine | LA’s This Ain’t No Picnic Festival Sets Daily Lineups/Set Times for Aug. 27-28 Event (The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, More)
August 8, 2022
LA’s This Ain’t No Picnic Festival Sets Daily Lineups/Set Times for Aug. 27-28 Event (The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, More)

Coming up on August 27-28, 2022, Goldenvoice will put on This Ain’t No Picnic, a two-day indie/alternative festival located at Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Southern California. The festival...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Poster Revealed for ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,’ Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Premiering on the Roku Channel 11/4
July 27, 2022
Poster Revealed for ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,’ Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Premiering on the Roku Channel 11/4

On Nov. 4, The Roku Channel will premiere Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, the official “biopic” of parody musician/cultural icon, “Weird Al” Yankovic. The gritty, stylized send-up of Yankovic’s career,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Hit Songs That Caused Controversy
July 12, 2022
Top 11 Hit Songs That Caused Controversy

“Michael Jackson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It caused quite a controversy, because his nose isn’t eligible for another fifteen years.” — Conan O’Brien “This...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tracing a Legacy: ‘Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song’: Q&A with Directors Dayna Goldfine & Daniel Geller
July 6, 2022
Tracing a Legacy: ‘Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song’: Q&A with Directors Dayna Goldfine & Daniel Geller

Co-directors Dayna Goldfine and Daniel Geller have produced something singular in cinema and music history, a documentary that zooms in on one song — and, in doing so, also unfolds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ is for Kids — but its Soundtrack of ’70s Covers from Indie Stars is for Everyone Else (Listen)
July 1, 2022
‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ is for Kids — but its Soundtrack of ’70s Covers from Indie Stars is for Everyone Else (Listen)

If you breathe air and are living on Planet Earth, you’re no doubt aware that Minions: The Rise of Gru crashed into movie theaters today, July 1, primed for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Danny Elfman + Iggy Pop Join Forces for “Kick Me”; Elfman Revisiting ‘Big Mess’ LP as ‘Bigger. Messier.’ 8/12
June 29, 2022
Danny Elfman + Iggy Pop Join Forces for “Kick Me”; Elfman Revisiting ‘Big Mess’ LP as ‘Bigger. Messier.’ 8/12

In June 2021, Danny Elfman added to his legacy of unpredictable and provocative musical achievement with Big Mess, an experimental album of grandiose and frequently unsettling compositions. The album hit...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Diana Ross and Tame Impala “Turn Up the Sunshine” with Disco-Glam Lead Single from ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’
May 19, 2022
Diana Ross and Tame Impala “Turn Up the Sunshine” with Disco-Glam Lead Single from ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’

On July 1, the Minions will return to theaters yet again in Minions: The Rise of Gru, a new chapter in the ongoing film series chronicling the beloved (or hated!)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap/Photos: 1980s Fans Brave the Heat for Cruel World Festival in Pasadena to See Blondie, Devo, Morrissey, Bauhaus and Many More
May 16, 2022
Recap/Photos: 1980s Fans Brave the Heat for Cruel World Festival in Pasadena to See Blondie, Devo, Morrissey, Bauhaus and Many More

Debbie Harry of Blondie was absolutely thrilled to be onstage during this past Saturday, May 14’s sold-out Cruel World Festival in Southern California. “You have no idea how good it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2022 Inductees: Duran Duran, Dolly Parton, Eurythmics, Judas Priest, More
May 4, 2022
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2022 Inductees: Duran Duran, Dolly Parton, Eurythmics, Judas Priest, More

The Inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the year 2022 have been announced, and a video announcement from the Rock Hall was also just launched today....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,” Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Debuting on Roku This Fall
May 3, 2022
Preview “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,” Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Debuting on Roku This Fall

Word broke in January that Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, an official biopic of the parody music/pop culture legend starring Harry Potter‘s Daniel Radcliffe, was in the works. It was met with excitement among...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival Taking Over Los Angeles with Massive Schedule of Comedy Gigs 4/28-5/8
April 19, 2022
Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival Taking Over Los Angeles with Massive Schedule of Comedy Gigs 4/28-5/8

Later this month, some of the biggest names in comedy will roll through Los Angeles as part of the Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival series of live performances. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Photos: Traveling Guitar Exhibit “Medieval to Metal – the Art & Evolution of the Guitar”
April 18, 2022
Photos: Traveling Guitar Exhibit “Medieval to Metal – the Art & Evolution of the Guitar”

The traveling guitar exhibit “Medieval to Metal – the Art & Evolution of the Guitar” just finished up its staging at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel Mississippi....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stein Sitting Out Blondie’s Summer Tour Due to Heart Issue: “… A Dumbass Condition Called Arterial Fibrillation”
April 14, 2022
Chris Stein Sitting Out Blondie’s Summer Tour Due to Heart Issue: “… A Dumbass Condition Called Arterial Fibrillation”

Blondie has a busy touring schedule in the coming months, but Debbie Harry and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends will do so without Chris Stein, who announced that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson: On New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss,’ Weather Preparedness PSAs & Heart’s 50th Anniversary (Interview)
April 11, 2022
Ann Wilson: On New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss,’ Weather Preparedness PSAs & Heart’s 50th Anniversary (Interview)

Ann Wilson, who alongside her sister, Nancy Wilson, burst onto the scene with Heart and cast an unmatched legacy for decades, will release her latest solo album, Fierce Bliss, on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Going to Coachella 2022 (or Watching the Live Stream)? Don’t Miss These 21 Acts Across All Stages
April 6, 2022
Going to Coachella 2022 (or Watching the Live Stream)? Don’t Miss These 21 Acts Across All Stages

This article spotlighting acts to catch at Coachella was first written for the 2020 event, but it has now been updated to reflect the 2022 lineup and details.  Headliners. When...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 75th Birthday to Sir Elton John! Celebrate with ‘Diamonds’ in Dolby Atmos and His 30th Annual Oscars Viewing Party 3/27
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Evan Rachel Wood is Madonna in the New “Weird Al” Yankovic Biopic and More Revelations from Al Himself
March 3, 2022
Evan Rachel Wood is Madonna in the New “Weird Al” Yankovic Biopic and More Revelations from Al Himself

When word broke in January that Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, an official biopic of the music/parody legend starring Harry Potter‘s Daniel Radcliffe, it was met with near-universal excitement from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The War on Drugs Extend Tour Supporting ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Into the Fall – Including First Red Rocks Gig
February 22, 2022
The War on Drugs Extend Tour Supporting ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Into the Fall – Including First Red Rocks Gig

After releasing a sweepingly powerful new album, I Don’t Live Here Anymore, in October, Philadelphia-based indie/rock ensemble The War on Drugs has a busy tour schedule ahead in the coming months — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guitarist Steve Stevens Teams Up with The String Revolution for “Crazy Train,” In Tribute to Randy Rhoads
January 28, 2022
Guitarist Steve Stevens Teams Up with The String Revolution for “Crazy Train,” In Tribute to Randy Rhoads

The String Revolution, a quartet of virtuoso guitar players with a knack for putting together impeccable sounds from their instruments, tapped fellow six-string aficionado Steve Stevens for a new musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | When We Were Young Festival: My Chemical Romance, Paramore, Avril Lavigne and a Ton of Other Acts from That Era – October 2022 in Las Vegas
January 18, 2022
When We Were Young Festival: My Chemical Romance, Paramore, Avril Lavigne and a Ton of Other Acts from That Era – October 2022 in Las Vegas

The Vans Warped Tour may be a relic of the past, but several of the highest-profile acts from the Warped era will gather at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2022 Lineup Announced: Billie Eilish/Harry Styles/Kanye West to Headline
January 12, 2022
Coachella 2022 Lineup Announced: Billie Eilish/Harry Styles/Kanye West to Headline

The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival unveiled its 2022 lineup on Wednesday for its planned return to the polo fields of Indio, Calif. in April. There hasn’t been a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Rolling Stones Are Getting Their Own Stamps Courtesy of the U.K.’s Royal Mail
January 11, 2022
The Rolling Stones Are Getting Their Own Stamps Courtesy of the U.K.’s Royal Mail

The Rolling Stones are rock and roll royalty — that much is undisputed — and now they’ll be given the ultimate treatment by the United Kingdom’s Royal Mail system: stamps!...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Hunky Dory’ at 50: Looking Back on David Bowie’s Transitional 1971 Record
December 16, 2021
‘Hunky Dory’ at 50: Looking Back on David Bowie’s Transitional 1971 Record

Visionary. Truth teller. Influencer. Pioneer. Storyteller. There are countless superlatives to describe the iconic David Bowie, but even such lofty praise is perhaps insufficient to represent the critically acclaimed musician,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Ain’t No Picnic Festival in LA: The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, Le Tigre, Beach House, Jungle, Phoebe Bridgers & More (Tix On Sale 12/9)
December 6, 2021
This Ain’t No Picnic Festival in LA: The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, Le Tigre, Beach House, Jungle, Phoebe Bridgers & More (Tix On Sale 12/9)

Goldenvoice recently announced a brand new music festival scheduled for next August 27-28, 2022, at Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Southern California: This Ain’t No Picnic. The festival, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Susanna Hoffs Debuts Videos for Richard & Linda Thompson and The Velvet Underground Covers; ‘Bright Lights’ LP Out Now
November 22, 2021
Susanna Hoffs Debuts Videos for Richard & Linda Thompson and The Velvet Underground Covers; ‘Bright Lights’ LP Out Now

On Nov. 12, Susanna Hoffs of the Bangles released a new covers record, Bright Lights — and a few days ago the celebrated singer/songwriter shared a music video for her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Announces Live Stream of Festival on Twitch ft. Select Performances (Oct. 29-31)
October 26, 2021
Outside Lands Announces Live Stream of Festival on Twitch ft. Select Performances (Oct. 29-31)

After skipping 2020 due to the pandemic, a rescheduled Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival is set for this coming Halloween weekend, Oct. 29-31, at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Shares Studio Cover of “That Funny Feeling,” from ‘Bo Burnham: Inside’ (Listen)
October 1, 2021
Phoebe Bridgers Shares Studio Cover of “That Funny Feeling,” from ‘Bo Burnham: Inside’ (Listen)

Back in late May, comedian/musician Bo Burnham released a Netflix special — and Bo Burnham: Inside was an instant phenomenon, Burnham’s sharp wit and clever production enrapturing so many of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Beach Boys Revisit 1969-1971 with ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Listen/Buy)
August 27, 2021
Out Now: Beach Boys Revisit 1969-1971 with ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Listen/Buy)

Today, Aug. 27, The Beach Boys and Capitol/UMe have unloaded from the vaults for a special box set commemorating 50 years of some of the legendary group’s timeless albums. Feel...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Reissue of ‘Back to the Light,’ Queen Guitarist Brian May’s 1992 Solo Debut (Listen)
August 6, 2021
Out Now: Reissue of ‘Back to the Light,’ Queen Guitarist Brian May’s 1992 Solo Debut (Listen)

In 1992, Queen guitarist Brian May stepped out on his own for his first proper solo album, Back to the Light — and the record has been revisited today, Aug. 6, for a near-30th anniversary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Unreleased Beach Boys: Stream A Cappella “Surf’s Up” and “This Whole World,” from ‘Feel Flows’ Box Set Out 8/27
August 2, 2021
Unreleased Beach Boys: Stream A Cappella “Surf’s Up” and “This Whole World,” from ‘Feel Flows’ Box Set Out 8/27

Coming up on Aug. 27, Capitol/UMe will dip into the robust Beach Boys vaults for a special box set commemorating 50 years of some of the legendary group‘s timeless albums — and Feel Flows...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beach Boys: Stream “Susie Cincinnati,” from ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set
June 25, 2021
Beach Boys: Stream “Susie Cincinnati,” from ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set

On Aug. 27, Capitol/UMe will dip into the robust Beach Boys vaults for a special box set commemorating 50 years of some of the legendary group‘s timeless albums — and Feel Flows –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Set 2021-’22 West Coast Tour Dates in Celebration of Rock Hall Induction
June 22, 2021
The Go-Go’s Set 2021-’22 West Coast Tour Dates in Celebration of Rock Hall Induction

In commemoration of their (overdue) induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The Go-Go’s have announced a string of West Coast tour dates for the tail end of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming 7/30: The Beach Boys ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set (Stream the Unreleased “Big Sur”)
June 3, 2021
Coming 7/30: The Beach Boys ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set (Stream the Unreleased “Big Sur”)

On July 30, Capitol/UMe will dip into the robust Beach Boys vaults for a special box set commemorating 50 years of some of the legendary group‘s timeless albums — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lollapalooza 2021 Lineup: Foo Fighters, Post Malone, Journey, Miley Cyrus, More
May 19, 2021
Lollapalooza 2021 Lineup: Foo Fighters, Post Malone, Journey, Miley Cyrus, More

Lollapalooza will indeed return to Chicago’s Grant Park on July 29 – Aug. 1 after being cancelled 2020 due to the pandemic, and on Wednesday the lineup and details were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dennis DeYoung Shares “The Last Guitar Hero,” ft. Tom Morello — New (and Final) Album ’26 East, Vol. 2′ Out 6/11
May 11, 2021
Dennis DeYoung Shares “The Last Guitar Hero,” ft. Tom Morello — New (and Final) Album ’26 East, Vol. 2′ Out 6/11

Dennis DeYoung, longtime vocalist of Styx and an accomplished solo artist, will release 26 East, Vol. 1 — his final studio album — on June 11. Announced recently, DeYoung has now...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Reveals Daily Lineup; 2021 Passes Sold Out (Single-Day Tix On Sale 4/29)
April 27, 2021
Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Reveals Daily Lineup; 2021 Passes Sold Out (Single-Day Tix On Sale 4/29)

San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival was among the many cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the festival went ahead and detailed its 2021 show in its place before...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Shares Poster for ‘Long Promised Road,’ a New Documentary Film About His Life & Career
April 27, 2021
Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Shares Poster for ‘Long Promised Road,’ a New Documentary Film About His Life & Career

Long Promised Road is the title of an upcoming documentary film chronicling the life, career and legacy of Beach Boys figurehead Brian Wilson. Drawing its name from a song on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Instrumental Rock Songs
April 16, 2021
Top 11 Instrumental Rock Songs

And now, our latest Top 11 entry from Frank Mastropolo chronicles some of the best instrumental rock songs ever laid to tape …  “I remember walking into a department store...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Moves 2021 Event to Halloween Weekend
March 18, 2021
Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Moves 2021 Event to Halloween Weekend

San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival was among the many cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the festival went ahead and detailed its 2021 show...

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 | Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
November 5, 2020
Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Tony Visconti was closer than anyone to the flame that was Marc Bolan, the front man, songwriter and phenom that was the heart and soul of T.Rex, part of the...

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 | The Posies Release Catchy New Song “Sideways” – Foreshadowing New Album in 2021
September 24, 2020
The Posies Release Catchy New Song “Sideways” – Foreshadowing New Album in 2021

The teaser from power-pop trailblazers The Posies, introducing their catchy new single “Sideways,” reads as follows: “Does it seem like the world is going sideways lately?  We know exactly how...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Dramatic New James Bond Trailer for ‘No Time to Die,’ Featuring a Glimpse of Rami Malek as the Villain
September 3, 2020
Watch the Dramatic New James Bond Trailer for ‘No Time to Die,’ Featuring a Glimpse of Rami Malek as the Villain

No Time to Die, the anticipated new installment to the James Bond film franchise expected to be the final entry from star Daniel Craig portraying 007, is scheduled to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Imperioli (Christopher Moltisanti from ‘The Sopranos’) Released an Interesting, Genre-Defying New Album with His Band, Zopa (Listen)
August 11, 2020
Michael Imperioli (Christopher Moltisanti from ‘The Sopranos’) Released an Interesting, Genre-Defying New Album with His Band, Zopa (Listen)

The legacy of The Sopranos lies in the powerhouse acting performances delivered by the HBO series’ principal cast members. The series, an engaging and thoughtful mafia story that unfolds in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Kelly Preston: Actress and Wife of John Travolta Dies at 57 After Breast Cancer Battle
July 13, 2020
Rest in Peace, Kelly Preston: Actress and Wife of John Travolta Dies at 57 After Breast Cancer Battle

Late Sunday night, John Travolta announced via Instagram that his wife, Kelly Preston, had passed away at the age of 57 after a quiet two-year battle with breast cancer. Travolta’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Cancels 2020 Festival, Announces 2021 Lineup/Details (Lizzo, Tame Impala, The 1975, The Strokes, More)
June 24, 2020
Outside Lands Cancels 2020 Festival, Announces 2021 Lineup/Details (Lizzo, Tame Impala, The 1975, The Strokes, More)

San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival will not take place in 2020, as expected given the COVID-19 pandemic, but the festival lessened the blow of the bad news...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood Has Some Impressive New Rolling Stones-Inspired Art to Sell You
May 14, 2020
Ronnie Wood Has Some Impressive New Rolling Stones-Inspired Art to Sell You

The Rolling Stones may have had to postpone their No Filter U.S. tour dates due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that unexpected free time has led to a wealth of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Willie Nelson & Friends’ ‘Luck Presents: Come and Toke It’ Streaming Event for 4 Hours and 20 Mins Tonight 4/20 at 4:20 p.m. CT
April 20, 2020
Watch Willie Nelson & Friends’ ‘Luck Presents: Come and Toke It’ Streaming Event for 4 Hours and 20 Mins Tonight 4/20 at 4:20 p.m. CT

Today, April 20, is the (un)official holiday for marijuana enthusiasts everywhere — and at 4:20 p.m. CT (naturally), Willie Nelson and friends will take part in a special streaming concert...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, More Added to ‘One World: Together At Home’ Stream 4/18 from Global Citizen + WHO for COVID-19 Relief
April 17, 2020
Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, More Added to ‘One World: Together At Home’ Stream 4/18 from Global Citizen + WHO for COVID-19 Relief

Tomorrow, April 18, Global Citizen and the World Health Organization in association with Lady Gaga will present One World: Together At Home, a streaming concert event raising funds for the...

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 | 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: System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Re-Imagines Bowie, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Eminem and More on ‘These Grey Men’ LP (ft. Serj Tankian, M. Shadows and Tom Morello)
February 28, 2020
Out Now: System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Re-Imagines Bowie, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Eminem and More on ‘These Grey Men’ LP (ft. Serj Tankian, M. Shadows and Tom Morello)

At this point, it’s anybody’s guess if the world might ever see a new album from System of a Down. It’s been 15 years since the incendiary rock/metal band‘s Mezmerize/Hypnotize...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary Hitting YouTube on 3/31
January 6, 2020
‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary Hitting YouTube on 3/31

Coachella. It’s a music festival, yes — the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be precise — but it’s more than that. The annual festival put on by mega-promoter...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recalling Elvis Presley’s Iconic 1969 Las Vegas Run, 50 Years Later
December 13, 2019
Recalling Elvis Presley’s Iconic 1969 Las Vegas Run, 50 Years Later

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s triumphant 1969 return to live performance with a sold-out engagement at the newly opened International Hotel in Las Vegas. The newly released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Corgan: New Solo Album ‘Cotillions’ Coming Nov. 22, On the Road Throughout the Month
November 1, 2019
Billy Corgan: New Solo Album ‘Cotillions’ Coming Nov. 22, On the Road Throughout the Month

Smashing Pumpkins mastermind Billy Corgan just got off the road after a busy summer touring with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and AFI, promoting the band’s iconic career as well...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World is Thriving, Not Merely ‘Surviving,’ on Excellent and Engaging New Album (Review/Stream)
October 17, 2019
Jimmy Eat World is Thriving, Not Merely ‘Surviving,’ on Excellent and Engaging New Album (Review/Stream)

When a band has been together as long as Jimmy Eat World, releasing as many solid and cohesive albums as the band has over its two decade-plus career thus far,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker
October 10, 2019
The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker

A faithful member of Elvis Presley’s retinue of close friends known as “The Memphis Mafia,” Marty Lacker was one of The King’s trusted friends and was instrumental in arranging Elvis’...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher Said He Wants to Start a Petition to Split Up the Foo Fighters
August 29, 2019
Noel Gallagher Said He Wants to Start a Petition to Split Up the Foo Fighters

There’s nothing like a good, old-fashioned rock and roll spat — and that’s what we have on our hands now, courtesy of Noel Gallagher and the Foo Fighters. Last weekend,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher Readying ‘This Is The Place EP’ for 9/27 Release; Premieres Funky Title Track
August 6, 2019
Noel Gallagher Readying ‘This Is The Place EP’ for 9/27 Release; Premieres Funky Title Track

The funky bass groove that opens “This Is The Place,” the new single released by longtime Oasis songwriter/guitarist Noel Gallagher, might throw fans a bit off guard on first listen....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tool’s New Album is Titled ‘Fear Inoculum,’ Out August 30; Back Catalog (Finally) Hitting Streaming Platforms This Week
July 30, 2019
Tool’s New Album is Titled ‘Fear Inoculum,’ Out August 30; Back Catalog (Finally) Hitting Streaming Platforms This Week

Do you believe in magic? For more than a decade, metal fans have wondered if and when a new album from Tool would be on its way — and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream the Soundtrack to the New ‘Lion King’ Film, Featuring a New Elton John/Tim Rice Song, ‘Never Too Late’
July 12, 2019
Stream the Soundtrack to the New ‘Lion King’ Film, Featuring a New Elton John/Tim Rice Song, ‘Never Too Late’

The soundtrack album for the original 1994 animated film The Lion King soared thanks to some now-timeless Elton John/Tim Rice collaborations (namely “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and “Circle...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Return with the Danceable ‘Black Star Dancing’ EP — Listen
June 14, 2019
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Return with the Danceable ‘Black Star Dancing’ EP — Listen

Ever since forging out on his own in 2011 with his solo debut album, Noel Gallagher has had a keen interest in creating some danceable, rhythmic music. After that album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Gilmour Discusses His Christie’s Guitar Auction for Charity
June 10, 2019
David Gilmour Discusses His Christie’s Guitar Auction for Charity

This month, famed auction house Christie’s will auction more than 120 of rock and roll legend David Gilmour’s guitars. The David Gilmour Guitar Collection represents a remarkable, hand-picked group of instruments...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Review: ‘Rocketman’ Blasts Off: A Must-See for Elton John Fans with Ingenious Fantasy Sequences and a Riveting Story
May 28, 2019
Review: ‘Rocketman’ Blasts Off: A Must-See for Elton John Fans with Ingenious Fantasy Sequences and a Riveting Story

Dexter Fletcher’s Rocketman opens with a shot of a costumed Elton John (Taron Egerton) walking down a corridor. Whether intentionally or not, the scene suggests the start of Bohemian Rhapsody,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Stream the Funky ‘Black Star Dancing,’ New EP Out 6/14
May 2, 2019
New Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Stream the Funky ‘Black Star Dancing,’ New EP Out 6/14

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds returned on Thursday with a new song — and “Black Star Dancing” will definitely get your toe tapping, its funkified rhythm and disco beat a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Story Changes: New LP ‘To Hell With This Delicate Equation’ Out 4/26; Stream ‘Shooting Stars’
March 28, 2019
The Story Changes: New LP ‘To Hell With This Delicate Equation’ Out 4/26; Stream ‘Shooting Stars’

An emo/rock band making a comeback after several years, The Story Changes has announced a new LP, To Hell With This Delicate Equation, out April 26th via Magnaphone Records. Hailing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dawes’ Taylor Goldsmith on Honoring His Hero, Bob Dylan, with The New Basement Tapes
March 13, 2019
Dawes’ Taylor Goldsmith on Honoring His Hero, Bob Dylan, with The New Basement Tapes

“Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were a big part of how we all learned how to do this thing in the first place,” Dawes’ singer and guitarist Taylor Goldsmith tells...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Royalty
March 5, 2019
Top 11 Songs About Royalty

“You know, I do speak the Queens’ English. It’s just the wrong Queens, that’s all. It’s over the 59th Street Bridge. It’s not over the Atlantic Ocean.” – Cyndi Lauper...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turning Life-Changing Grief Into Powerful Art: Q and A with Holy Wars’ Kat Leon and Nicolas Perez
February 28, 2019
Turning Life-Changing Grief Into Powerful Art: Q and A with Holy Wars’ Kat Leon and Nicolas Perez

Sitting down with Kat Leon and Nicolas Perez of Holy Wars at an upscale cafe in Los Angeles, it’s quite easy to see how willing they are to open up and discuss...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2019: Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande, Tame Impala Headlining (Lineup/Details)
January 2, 2019
Coachella 2019: Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande, Tame Impala Headlining (Lineup/Details)

Break out your warm-weather clothes and start budgeting, as the official Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival lineup for 2019 was announced on Wednesday. Headlining each weekend of the fest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ at 50: Under the Hood with Eddie Kramer and John McDermott (Anniversary Edition Out Now)
November 9, 2018
The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ at 50: Under the Hood with Eddie Kramer and John McDermott (Anniversary Edition Out Now)

It’s hard to believe that Jimi Hendrix has gone from this world for nearly 50 years, given the remarkable string of releases — especially in recent years — drawn from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray Davies and His Version of ‘Americana’ – The Interview
May 10, 2017
Ray Davies and His Version of ‘Americana’ – The Interview

One of the most fascinating things about interviewing Ray Davies is how interested the legendary British songwriter and former frontman of The Kinks is in you. He’ll ask where you...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Jazz Fusion Guitar Legend Larry Coryell (1943-2017)
February 21, 2017
Rest in Peace, Jazz Fusion Guitar Legend Larry Coryell (1943-2017)

Sad news to pass along, as iconic and influential jazz fusion guitarist Larry Coryell has died at the age of 73. Coryell, who played alongside and worked with Sonny Rollins,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day, Rancid Among Bands Featured in New 'Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk' Doc
December 15, 2016
Green Day, Rancid Among Bands Featured in New 'Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk' Doc

For decades, a scene was brewing in Northern California that would have far-reaching effects on the music business. The punk aesthetic that was prevalent at venues such as 924 Gilman...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Author David Cay Johnston: The Real Story About Donald Trump (Interview)
September 8, 2016
Author David Cay Johnston: The Real Story About Donald Trump (Interview)

Amidst the sound and fury of the 2016 presidential campaign, much has been said by and about Donald Trump. But in his new book The Making of Donald Trump, David...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty: A ‘Fortunate Son’ Speaks (The Interview)
November 6, 2015
John Fogerty: A ‘Fortunate Son’ Speaks (The Interview)

Good fortune may have smiled upon John Fogerty, but he damn well earned it. In his candid and gripping new autobiography, Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music, his life jumps...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cherie Currie: Return of the Queen of Noise (Interview)
May 15, 2015
Cherie Currie: Return of the Queen of Noise (Interview)

“Hello daddy, hello Mom, I’m your cherry bomb… Hello world I’m your wild girl….” Carrying on in the grand tradition of groundbreaking female rockers, Goldie & the Gingerbreads, Fanny and Suzi...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Standing in the Shadow: Interview with Rolling Stones Producer/Manager Andrew Loog Oldham
June 4, 2013
Standing in the Shadow: Interview with Rolling Stones Producer/Manager Andrew Loog Oldham

The Stones' iconic manager/producer discusses his legacy and new book 'Stone Free'

Rock Cellar Magazine | Trailer Released for New Documentary 'Springsteen & I', Using Fan Footage (Watch)
May 23, 2013
Trailer Released for New Documentary 'Springsteen & I', Using Fan Footage (Watch)

Last November, we told you about a new film project called Springsteen & I, a documentary using footage submitted by Bruce Springsteen fans. Aficionados and followers of The Boss were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kids Jersey Right Choice Are Able To Make Improvements In The Game
February 24, 2013
Kids Jersey Right Choice Are Able To Make Improvements In The Game

Besides, your son will probably prefer the jerseys and pants are usually meant for ATV riding because it is going make him look for example real ATV rider. Possess all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock Novels
January 7, 2013
Top 11 Rock Novels

Rock novels are a blast to read for any serious music lover.  Just like you, rock novelists are tremendous music fans, and the novel form allows them to approach their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Martha Davis:  In Total Control
October 1, 2012
Martha Davis: In Total Control

Martha Davis strutted in heels onto the early new-wave scene in the late 1970s as part of The Motels – an intelligent, moody, yet still-catchy pop band. With her dark brunette...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Man Behind Darth Vader (Interview with Dave Prowse)
October 1, 2012
The Man Behind Darth Vader (Interview with Dave Prowse)

Actor Dave Prowse, in his iconic portrayal of Darth Vader, could command the power of the dark side to hurl objects through the air or crush his rivals’ throats by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RINGO!
June 19, 2012
RINGO!

With a little help from his friends, Ringo Starr cranked up the 13th-edition All-Starr Band last week in Niagara Falls, gassed it up, and is taking it on the road…...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Writing a Dave Grohl Biography: A Discussion with Author Paul Brannigan
February 16, 2012
Writing a Dave Grohl Biography: A Discussion with Author Paul Brannigan

Paul Brannigan’s newly-released book, This is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl, is a richly-detailed (and endlessly entertaining) insider account of the eventful career of the Foo...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Is This The Last Kim Fowley Interview Ever?
February 16, 2012
Is This The Last Kim Fowley Interview Ever?

There is a chance that by the time you read this interview with legendary producer/songwriter/filmmaker/actor Kim Fowley, Kim Fowley will be dead. But don’t take our word for it.  Ask...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Haskell Wexler:  Cinematographer / Activist is Candid As Ever
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....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sinéad O’Connor Wants A Man. We Want That New Record.
September 2, 2011
Sinéad O’Connor Wants A Man. We Want That New Record.

The news this week is all about how Sinéad O’Connor has been trolling the internet in a comical and desperate search for a sexual companion.  Her own website outlines (in...