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Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Announces New Tour Dates; New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss’ Out Now
August 1, 2022
Ann Wilson Announces New Tour Dates; New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss’ Out Now

When we last heard from Ann Wilson, the singer/songwriter/Heart icon was basking in the glow of her new solo record, Fierce Bliss, which was released in late April. A collection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Heart’s Ann Wilson as Free as She Wants to Be on New Solo Record, ‘Fierce Bliss’ (Listen)
April 29, 2022
Out Now: Heart’s Ann Wilson as Free as She Wants to Be on New Solo Record, ‘Fierce Bliss’ (Listen)

Unbound by the demands of chasing a “hit” record, Ann Wilson is free to be exactly who she wants to be. And with Fierce Bliss, the new studio album from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Ann Wilson Cover Queen’s “Love of My Life” with Vince Gill, from ‘Fierce Bliss’ Album Out 4/29
April 20, 2022
Hear Ann Wilson Cover Queen’s “Love of My Life” with Vince Gill, from ‘Fierce Bliss’ Album Out 4/29

On April 29, Ann Wilson will release a new solo record, Fierce Bliss, which the legendary Heart singer/songwriter has been previewing in recent weeks. The latest track shared from the...

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 | New Ann Wilson: Stream the Anthemic “A Moment in Heaven,” from Upcoming Album ‘Fierce Bliss’
March 29, 2022
New Ann Wilson: Stream the Anthemic “A Moment in Heaven,” from Upcoming Album ‘Fierce Bliss’

Ann Wilson of Heart will add to her legacy on April 29 with a new solo album, Fierce Bliss. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer/songwriter has been previewing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heart’s Ann Wilson Announces Additional 2022 Tour Dates with The Amazing Dawgs; ‘Fierce Bliss’ LP 4/29
February 24, 2022
Heart’s Ann Wilson Announces Additional 2022 Tour Dates with The Amazing Dawgs; ‘Fierce Bliss’ LP 4/29

On April 29, Ann Wilson of Heart will release a new solo record titled Fierce Bliss. Announced recently, the album features compelling artwork from Roger Dean (known for his various...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson Details Plans to Tour as ‘Nancy Wilson’s Heart,’ without Sister Ann Wilson
February 24, 2022
Nancy Wilson Details Plans to Tour as ‘Nancy Wilson’s Heart,’ without Sister Ann Wilson

Earlier this month, Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson posted a message to social media about her touring plans as Nancy Wilson’s Heart, presenting a lineup of backing musicians that doesn’t include...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heart’s Ann Wilson Debuts “Greed,” New Album ‘Fierce Bliss’ Coming 4/29 (Pre-Order)
February 8, 2022
Heart’s Ann Wilson Debuts “Greed,” New Album ‘Fierce Bliss’ Coming 4/29 (Pre-Order)

Heart icon Ann Wilson has kept quite busy in recent months with a series of solo releases, and it’s apparently all been building to the upcoming April 29 release of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Goes on Tour With a New EP and Revisits Her Career Before Heart (The Interview)
August 12, 2021
Ann Wilson Goes on Tour With a New EP and Revisits Her Career Before Heart (The Interview)

As concert venues attempt to reopen, iconic vocalist Ann Wilson will begin an August solo tour armed with a new band and material produced during the pandemic. Fans will also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Shares New ‘Howlen Live’ EP, Featuring Tracks from Recent Gigs in Florida
August 12, 2021
Ann Wilson Shares New ‘Howlen Live’ EP, Featuring Tracks from Recent Gigs in Florida

Ann Wilson has been busy the past few months releasing material, some of it remastered material predating her time with Heart — and, now, some new live tracks, recorded from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming 8/6: ‘Legends Play the Beatles’ Compilation Album ft. Judy Collins, Ann Wilson, Richard Page, Steve Morse, Jack Bruce and More (Pre-Order)
July 30, 2021
Coming 8/6: ‘Legends Play the Beatles’ Compilation Album ft. Judy Collins, Ann Wilson, Richard Page, Steve Morse, Jack Bruce and More (Pre-Order)

On Aug. 6, Cleopatra Records will release Legends Play the Beatles, a new compilation album bringing together reverent covers of Beatles classics from truly iconic singer/songwriters and musicians from over...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Announces Solo Tour Dates, Promising ‘A Handful of Songs That I’ve Never Sung Live Before’
June 23, 2021
Ann Wilson Announces Solo Tour Dates, Promising ‘A Handful of Songs That I’ve Never Sung Live Before’

Ann Wilson of Heart and her backing band are preparing to play a handful of shows in Florida this week. In addition to that activity, the iconic singer/songwriter also has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Ann Wilson Revisits Pre-Heart Days with ‘The Daybreaks’ EP (Listen); 2021 Tour Dates
May 24, 2021
Out Now: Ann Wilson Revisits Pre-Heart Days with ‘The Daybreaks’ EP (Listen); 2021 Tour Dates

Prior to forming Heart with sister Nancy Wilson and setting in action a career that would make them legends, Ann Wilson fronted a band called “Daybreak” — and Wilson has revisited the tunes for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Details New Vinyl Release of Pre-Heart Band The Daybreaks’ Original 1969 EP
May 10, 2021
Ann Wilson Details New Vinyl Release of Pre-Heart Band The Daybreaks’ Original 1969 EP

Prior to forming Heart with sister Nancy Wilson and setting in action a career that would make them legends, Ann Wilson fronted a band called “Daybreak” — and on Monday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream ‘Black Wing,’ Her Latest Solo Single
April 12, 2021
New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream ‘Black Wing,’ Her Latest Solo Single

Ann Wilson of Heart has been busy lately — and on Monday, the revered singer/songwriter debuted a new solo single titled “Black Wing.” Another showcase of her dynamic vocal range,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream ‘The Hammer,’ a Roaring Rock Anthem
February 25, 2021
New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream ‘The Hammer,’ a Roaring Rock Anthem

There is some serious swagger on display throughout “The Hammer,” a new song debuted by Ann Wilson of Heart on Thursday afternoon. Snarling guitars and Wilson’s standard powerhouse vocals elevate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Watch a Music Video for ‘Tender Heart,’ ft. Olympic Ice Skater Gracie Gold
February 9, 2021
New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Watch a Music Video for ‘Tender Heart,’ ft. Olympic Ice Skater Gracie Gold

On Jan. 22, Heart‘s Ann Wilson debuted a powerful new song titled “Tender Heart.” The song is one of intense personal emotions for Wilson, as she said in a statement:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream Her Powerful New Song, ‘Tender Heart’
January 22, 2021
New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream Her Powerful New Song, ‘Tender Heart’

Ann Wilson, the powerhouse vocalist of classic rock legends Heart, has returned with a resonant new single titled “Tender Heart.” Premiered on Friday, the song is one of intense personal...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Ann Wilson, Metallica, Billy Corgan and More Cover Alice in Chains for Museum of Pop Culture Award Ceremony
December 2, 2020
Watch Ann Wilson, Metallica, Billy Corgan and More Cover Alice in Chains for Museum of Pop Culture Award Ceremony

On Tuesday night, a number of rock and roll luminaries paid homage to Alice in Chains, the recipients of the Museum of Pop Culture’s Founders Award. The Seattle-based rock/grunge band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Ann Wilson of Heart: Watch a Video for Her Cover of Steve Earle’s ‘The Revolution Starts Now!’
October 22, 2020
New from Ann Wilson of Heart: Watch a Video for Her Cover of Steve Earle’s ‘The Revolution Starts Now!’

On Tuesday, Ann Wilson of Heart returned with a new song — her first release since her 2018 covers album Immortal — and “The Revolution Starts Now!” is a cover...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Adds Dates to Spring 2020 Solo Tour
March 2, 2020
Ann Wilson Adds Dates to Spring 2020 Solo Tour

Ann Wilson recently announced plans for a solo tour that will find her performing classics from the Heart catalog as well as additional material, and she’s since added some dates...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Announces 2020 Solo Tour, Promising Originals, Heart Classics and More
February 18, 2020
Ann Wilson Announces 2020 Solo Tour, Promising Originals, Heart Classics and More

2019 was a banner year for Heart, as the iconic rock band featuring Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson toured with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts — the first full Heart...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Nancy and Ann Wilson of Heart Reunite at Love Rocks NYC 2019
March 8, 2019
Watch Nancy and Ann Wilson of Heart Reunite at Love Rocks NYC 2019

It’s been a few years since Nancy and Ann Wilson of Heart performed on stage together — three years, in fact — but as the two figureheads of the classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson’s Ultimate Musical Tribute to Those ‘Immortal’ Musicians We’ve Lost (Q&A)
September 11, 2018
Ann Wilson’s Ultimate Musical Tribute to Those ‘Immortal’ Musicians We’ve Lost (Q&A)

Doing a cover song or a full album of covers can be problematic. The unadventurous ones fall in line with minimal reinvention, and are more intent on a straight Xerox...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson of Heart Maps Out 20-Date North American Solo Tour
January 11, 2017
Ann Wilson of Heart Maps Out 20-Date North American Solo Tour

Beginning in early March, Ann Wilson will embark on a solo tour across much of the United States. Dubbed the Ann Wilson of Heart Tour, the trek will span 20...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Heart of Ann Wilson
April 2, 2013
The Heart of Ann Wilson

With their chugging rhythms and soaring harmonies, Ann and Nancy Wilson’s band Heart topped ’70s and ’80s charts with hits like Barracuda, Magic Man, Crazy On You, Alone, These Dreams, and What About Love, selling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | She & Him Announce Summer ‘Melt Away Tour: A Tribute To Brian Wilson’ Tour
March 29, 2022
She & Him Announce Summer ‘Melt Away Tour: A Tribute To Brian Wilson’ Tour

This summer, She & Him — actor/musician Zooey Deschanel and guitarist/singer M. Ward — will head out on a special tour paying homage to Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson and Chicago Announce Co-Headlining Summer Tour for 2022; Tickets On Sale 12/3
November 30, 2021
Brian Wilson and Chicago Announce Co-Headlining Summer Tour for 2022; Tickets On Sale 12/3

Next summer, Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson will head out on a special summer tour with Chicago, it was announced on Tuesday. The outing will find Wilson joined once again...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson Shares Extended “4 Edward with Love,” a Tribute to Eddie Van Halen (On One-Year Anniversary of His Death)
October 6, 2021
Nancy Wilson Shares Extended “4 Edward with Love,” a Tribute to Eddie Van Halen (On One-Year Anniversary of His Death)

Back in May, Heart’s Nancy Wilson stepped out on her own with You and Me, a solo album that marked her very first foray into “solo artist” territory. One of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Says ‘Good Morning’ to Us All with a Glass of Orange Juice (Stream the 25th Anniversary Expanded Edition of ‘Orange Crate Art’)
March 18, 2021
Brian Wilson Says ‘Good Morning’ to Us All with a Glass of Orange Juice (Stream the 25th Anniversary Expanded Edition of ‘Orange Crate Art’)

It’s a simple, straightforward greeting shared to social media by Brian Wilson — and, in the fashion typical of the uplifting Beach Boys legend, it’ll make you smile. From Wilson’s...

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 | Nancy Wilson (Heart) Announces First-Ever Solo Album; Debuting Bruce Springsteen ‘The River’ Cover 10/23
October 1, 2020
Nancy Wilson (Heart) Announces First-Ever Solo Album; Debuting Bruce Springsteen ‘The River’ Cover 10/23

Nancy Wilson, iconic rock star known for her work as an integral part of Heart (alongside sister Ann Wilson), has done a lot over the years … but she hasn’t,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The 25th Anniversary Edition of ‘Orange Crate Art’ by Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks (Listen)
June 19, 2020
Out Now: The 25th Anniversary Edition of ‘Orange Crate Art’ by Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks (Listen)

Today, June 19, Omnivore Recordings releases a special 25th anniversary edition of Orange Crate Art, the 1995 album from Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks. https://www.instagram.com/p/CBRA3QOJsCn/ The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson and the Zombies Announce ‘Something Great from ’68’ Tour
May 7, 2019
Brian Wilson and the Zombies Announce ‘Something Great from ’68’ Tour

In our recent feature interview with Chris White of the Zombies, he dropped in this fun line about a potential tour involving Brian Wilson and the Zombies: I’m hearing rumors...

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 | Out Now: She & Him Release Loving New ‘Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson’ Collection (Listen)
July 22, 2022
Out Now: She & Him Release Loving New ‘Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson’ Collection (Listen)

Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson is a new collection of loving and spirited musical homages from She & Him — the indie/pop duo comprised of Zooey Deschanel and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chicago Co-Founder Robert Lamm on New Album ‘Born For This Moment,’ Touring with Brian Wilson and Beyond
July 12, 2022
Chicago Co-Founder Robert Lamm on New Album ‘Born For This Moment,’ Touring with Brian Wilson and Beyond

Chicago, the self-described “rock and roll band with horns,” has always done everything big. Formed in 1967, Chicago celebrates its 55th anniversary this year, and on July 15 is releasing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | It’s Weezer Season Again: Stream New 7-Song EP ‘SZNZ: Summer’; Broadway Run Announced
June 21, 2022
It’s Weezer Season Again: Stream New 7-Song EP ‘SZNZ: Summer’; Broadway Run Announced

Weezer launched an ambitious and typically quirky project a few months back with the release of SZNZ: Spring, the first of four-part seasonal EP series from Rivers Cuomo and his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Turns 80: Watch Bob Dylan Cap a Star-Studded Video Message to the Beach Boys Icon with “Happy Birthday” on Guitar
June 20, 2022
Brian Wilson Turns 80: Watch Bob Dylan Cap a Star-Studded Video Message to the Beach Boys Icon with “Happy Birthday” on Guitar

Today, June 20, legendary Beach Boys mastermind/musical legend Brian Wilson celebrates his 80th birthday. An icon of the utmost degree, Wilson has earned the respect, love and appreciation of countless...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Announce More Guests for Sold-Out Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts in London 9/3, Los Angeles 9/27
June 17, 2022
Foo Fighters Announce More Guests for Sold-Out Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts in London 9/3, Los Angeles 9/27

When the Foo Fighters first announced a pair of concert events meant to pay tribute to their late drummer, Taylor Hawkins, it ended a silence from the iconic rock band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview She & Him’s ‘Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson’ Album With “Wouldn’t It Be Nice”
June 9, 2022
Preview She & Him’s ‘Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson’ Album With “Wouldn’t It Be Nice”

Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson is a reverent celebration of the Beach Boys legend from Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward of She & Him. The duo recently announced the project, a loving...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Chicago: Legendary Band Reflects with “If This Is Goodbye,” Ahead of Co-Headline Tour with Brian Wilson
May 20, 2022
New Chicago: Legendary Band Reflects with “If This Is Goodbye,” Ahead of Co-Headline Tour with Brian Wilson

This summer’s co-headlining tour combining the talents of Chicago and Beach Boys band leader Brian Wilson (alongside Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin) is due to be a great time, entertaining...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The B-52s Announce ‘The Final Tour of Planet Earth’: 11-City Tour Starts 8/22
April 26, 2022
The B-52s Announce ‘The Final Tour of Planet Earth’: 11-City Tour Starts 8/22

This summer, The B-52s will embark on a farewell tour, the legendary band announced in a news release on Tuesday. Beginning Aug. 22 in Seattle, Kate Pierson, Cindy Wilson and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more
March 28, 2022
RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more

Friday night’s devastating news that Taylor Hawkins was found dead in his hotel room in Colombia at age 50 was met with unimaginable shock and grief from all corners of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 79th Birthday, George Harrison — Beatles’ SiriusXM Channel Rolls Out Birthday Weekend Programming
February 25, 2022
Happy 79th Birthday, George Harrison — Beatles’ SiriusXM Channel Rolls Out Birthday Weekend Programming

Today, February 25, would have been George Harrison‘s 79th birthday — and while it’s been more than two decades since the Beatles legend passed away in 2001, his spirit and music lives on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gin Blossoms to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of ‘New Miserable Experience’ with 2022 Tour
January 17, 2022
Gin Blossoms to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of ‘New Miserable Experience’ with 2022 Tour

Originally released in August of 1992, New Miserable Experience marked a turning point for the Gin Blossoms — eventually. Though the band‘s second album debuted without much fanfare, things picked...

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 | Mitski Announces New Album ‘Laurel Hell,’ Shares Epic Music Video for “The Only Heartbreaker”
November 9, 2021
Mitski Announces New Album ‘Laurel Hell,’ Shares Epic Music Video for “The Only Heartbreaker”

On Feb. 4, acclaimed singer/songwriter Mitski will release a new album, Laurel Hell. The news was made official on Tuesday and came with the premiere of a new single, “The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Previews ‘At My Piano’ Instrumental Album with “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Pre-Order)
October 5, 2021
Brian Wilson Previews ‘At My Piano’ Instrumental Album with “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Pre-Order)

At My Piano is the title of a new collection of stripped-back Beach Boys classics, solo favorites and more from Brian Wilson, due out Nov. 19. Its release coincides with the planned...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream “Beth (Acoustic Mix),” from KISS’ Upcoming ‘Destroyer’ 45th Anniversary Edition Out 11/19 (Pre-Order)
October 1, 2021
Stream “Beth (Acoustic Mix),” from KISS’ Upcoming ‘Destroyer’ 45th Anniversary Edition Out 11/19 (Pre-Order)

On Nov. 19, KISS will revisit its classic 1976 album Destroyer for a deluxe 45th anniversary edition. One of the most immediate and esteemed albums from the larger-than-life rockers, Destroyer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Documentary Set for Release in November (ft. A New Original Song)
September 28, 2021
New ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Documentary Set for Release in November (ft. A New Original Song)

Back in April, the social media channels belonging to Beach Boys figurehead and musical genius Brian Wilson shared a poster for Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road, a new documentary film...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson ‘At My Piano’: Beach Boys Classics Reimagined, Coming Nov. 19 (Stream “God Only Knows”)
September 17, 2021
Brian Wilson ‘At My Piano’: Beach Boys Classics Reimagined, Coming Nov. 19 (Stream “God Only Knows”)

At My Piano is the title of a new collection of stripped-back Beach Boys classics from Brian Wilson, due out Nov. 19. A showcase of Wilson’s impeccable songcraft as he...

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 | ‘Nancy Wilson of Heart with the Seattle Symphony’ Concert Moving from July 9 to Oct. 30
June 28, 2021
‘Nancy Wilson of Heart with the Seattle Symphony’ Concert Moving from July 9 to Oct. 30

Heart‘s Nancy Wilson has a special upcoming concert event with the Seattle Symphony — and the event will now take place on Oct. 30, rather than the originally scheduled date...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Brian Wilson Sing “God Only Knows” with Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson and Lola Bonfiglio on ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’
June 28, 2021
Watch Brian Wilson Sing “God Only Knows” with Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson and Lola Bonfiglio on ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’

This past week, three generations of the Wilson musical family — Brian Wilson, Wendy Wilson, Carnie Wilson and Lola Bonfiglio, the daughter of Carnie and her husband, musician/producer Rob Bonfiglio...

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 | Nancy Wilson Debuts Eddie Van Halen Tribute, “4 Edward,” from Her New Solo Album ‘You and Me’ Out 5/7
April 16, 2021
Nancy Wilson Debuts Eddie Van Halen Tribute, “4 Edward,” from Her New Solo Album ‘You and Me’ Out 5/7

On May 7, Nancy Wilson of Heart will step out on her own with You and Me. It’ll be the iconic guitarist/songwriter‘s very first proper solo album, and she has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson on Being the ‘Boss’ for Her Solo LP ‘You and Me,’ the Power of Women in Music and Honoring Eddie Van Halen (The Interview)
April 16, 2021
Nancy Wilson on Being the ‘Boss’ for Her Solo LP ‘You and Me,’ the Power of Women in Music and Honoring Eddie Van Halen (The Interview)

The many accomplishments and leadership provided by Nancy Wilson were recognized by the Women’s International Music Network at January 2021’s SheRocks Awards, where the singer/songwriter known for her classic music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson Shares New Song ‘You and Me,’ a Touching Tribute to Her Mother (Listen/Pre-Order New LP Out 5/7)
March 9, 2021
Nancy Wilson Shares New Song ‘You and Me,’ a Touching Tribute to Her Mother (Listen/Pre-Order New LP Out 5/7)

On May 7, Nancy Wilson of Heart will release her first-ever solo album, and the title track to You and Me was debuted this week. A musical salute to her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mary Wilson: Motown/UMe Releasing Expanded Edition of 1979 Solo LP 4/16; Stream ‘Why Can’t We All Get Along’
March 5, 2021
Mary Wilson: Motown/UMe Releasing Expanded Edition of 1979 Solo LP 4/16; Stream ‘Why Can’t We All Get Along’

On Feb. 8, the world was hit with the sad news that Mary Wilson, co-founder of The Supremes and an all-around music legend, had passed away at the age of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson: First-Ever Solo Album ‘You and Me’ Coming 5/7, Features a Heartfelt Tribute to Eddie Van Halen, More
February 22, 2021
Nancy Wilson: First-Ever Solo Album ‘You and Me’ Coming 5/7, Features a Heartfelt Tribute to Eddie Van Halen, More

On Monday, Nancy Wilson officially detailed her upcoming solo album, You and Me, which will be released on May 7 and is the first official solo release from the legendary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Mary Wilson of the Supremes: 1944-2021
February 8, 2021
Rest in Peace, Mary Wilson of the Supremes: 1944-2021

Mary Wilson, co-founder of the trailblazing Motown group The Supremes, has died at the age of 76. The sad news was passed along late Monday evening from various sources, noting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson’s ‘Fanatic’ Epiphone Guitar Available Now; Honoree of 2021 She Rocks Awards 1/22, Part of NAMM Believe in Music Week
January 19, 2021
Nancy Wilson’s ‘Fanatic’ Epiphone Guitar Available Now; Honoree of 2021 She Rocks Awards 1/22, Part of NAMM Believe in Music Week

This Friday, Jan. 22, Nancy Wilson of Heart will be among the list of honorees of the 2021 She Rocks Awards. The ceremony, which usually takes place at the NAMM...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson Shares New Cover of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The Rising,’ from Wilson’s Debut Solo Album Due in 2021
October 22, 2020
Nancy Wilson Shares New Cover of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The Rising,’ from Wilson’s Debut Solo Album Due in 2021

Back around Oct. 1, Nancy Wilson of Heart dropped some big news: She’s close to finishing work on her first-ever proper solo album, and the iconic rocker expects to release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jerry Lee Lewis 85th Birthday Live Stream 10/27: Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Nancy Wilson, John Fogerty & More, Hosted by John Stamos
October 20, 2020
Jerry Lee Lewis 85th Birthday Live Stream 10/27: Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Nancy Wilson, John Fogerty & More, Hosted by John Stamos

Sept. 29 marked the 85th birthday of rock and roll icon Jerry Lee Lewis, and on Oct. 27 a host of fellow legends will team up for a special live...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)
August 25, 2020
Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)

It was 50 years ago today — on Aug. 25, 1970 — that a scrappy young musician named Elton John took the stage at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and the Magic of Music-Connected Memories
May 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and the Magic of Music-Connected Memories

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock and roll writer Steve Rosen recounts a memorable afternoon with one of his heroes — Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys.  I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson/Van Dyke Parks Reissuing ‘Orange Crate Art’ LP; Stream Their Cover of ‘What A Wonderful World’
April 30, 2020
Brian Wilson/Van Dyke Parks Reissuing ‘Orange Crate Art’ LP; Stream Their Cover of ‘What A Wonderful World’

On June 29, Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks will reissue their 1995 album, Orange Crate Art, via Omnivore Recordings, marking the LP’s 25th anniversary. The collaborative record came about...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coronavirus: Tom Hanks + Rita Wilson Test Positive; Celine Dion Postpones Shows Over Common Cold
March 12, 2020
Coronavirus: Tom Hanks + Rita Wilson Test Positive; Celine Dion Postpones Shows Over Common Cold

The world is on heightened alert regarding the coronavirus, with anxiety hitting a high mark this week as President Trump addressed the nation on Wednesday evening. That same evening, actor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Keys Detail 2020 Tour with Gary Clark Jr., Jessy Wilson, Marcus King Band and Yola (on Select Dates)
February 24, 2020
The Black Keys Detail 2020 Tour with Gary Clark Jr., Jessy Wilson, Marcus King Band and Yola (on Select Dates)

The Black Keys are ready for another round of euphoric rock and roll celebrations, and on Monday guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney announced a 35-date North American summer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Urges Fans to Oppose Mike Love’s Beach Boys Gig at a Trophy Hunting Convention This Week
February 3, 2020
Brian Wilson Urges Fans to Oppose Mike Love’s Beach Boys Gig at a Trophy Hunting Convention This Week

The Beach Boys have a concert scheduled in Reno, Nevada this Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the Safari Club International Convention.  It’s Mike Love’s touring ensemble scheduled to perform, though, not...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don’t Miss Mary Wilson of the Supremes on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ This Season!
August 29, 2019
Don’t Miss Mary Wilson of the Supremes on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ This Season!

Last week, the official list of participants set to take part in ABC’s Dancing With the Stars this season was unveiled. Among them was none other than legendary singer Mary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heart Announce Second Leg of ‘Love Alive’ Tour with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
June 17, 2019
Heart Announce Second Leg of ‘Love Alive’ Tour with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

With Nancy and Ann Wilson of Heart set to start a big summer tour alongside special guests Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Sheryl Crow, Brandi Carlile and more, the classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Postpones June Tour Dates Due to Feeling ‘Mentally Insecure’ After Recent Surgeries
June 6, 2019
Brian Wilson Postpones June Tour Dates Due to Feeling ‘Mentally Insecure’ After Recent Surgeries

On Thursday, Brian Wilson announced that some ongoing medical concerns linked to recent surgeries on his back have forced the Beach Boys legend to postpone his scheduled June tour. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton Band’s ‘All Blues’ Album Out June 7, Stream ‘I Just Want to Make Love to You’ ft. Kim Wilson
April 26, 2019
Peter Frampton Band’s ‘All Blues’ Album Out June 7, Stream ‘I Just Want to Make Love to You’ ft. Kim Wilson

On June 7, Peter Frampton’s Band will release a special covers record, All Blues, via UMe. The news was announced on Friday and came with the premiere of “I Just...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Jakob Dylan and Jade Castrinos’ Take on ‘Go Where You Wanna Go’ from the New ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Documentary
April 25, 2019
Hear Jakob Dylan and Jade Castrinos’ Take on ‘Go Where You Wanna Go’ from the New ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Documentary

On May 24, Echo in the Canyon, a star-studded new music documentary capturing the sights, sounds and emotions of the “California Sound” through the lens of the vibrant Laurel Canyon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Keys Announce 31-Date Fall U.S. Tour with Special Guests Modest Mouse and More
March 14, 2019
Black Keys Announce 31-Date Fall U.S. Tour with Special Guests Modest Mouse and More

Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney of the Black Keys returned recently with “Lo/Fi,” the blues/rock duo‘s first bit of new music since their 2014 album Turn Blue. On Thursday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Shannon Rae and 100 Proof
February 13, 2019
Turn Me On: Shannon Rae and 100 Proof

With the 2018 release of their second album, Lucky 13, and an increasingly prolific 2019 touring schedule, Shannon Rae and 100 Proof are reaching an ever-growing audience with their unique...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heart Announce ‘Love Alive’ Summer Tour with Sheryl Crow, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Brandi Carlile and Elle King
February 11, 2019
Heart Announce ‘Love Alive’ Summer Tour with Sheryl Crow, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Brandi Carlile and Elle King

It’s been three years since Nancy Wilson and Ann Wilson went out on a proper Heart tour, but on Monday the classic rock icons announced the Love Alive tour, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield of Roadcase Royale: The Interview
December 10, 2018
Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield of Roadcase Royale: The Interview

Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield of Roadcase Royale (Photo: Jeremy Danger) In the past year or so, there has been much talk in the press regarding the breakup of Heart....

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Supreme Conversation with the Legendary Mary Wilson
August 14, 2017
A Supreme Conversation with the Legendary Mary Wilson

From the early ‘60s onward, The Supremes owned the pop charts, scoring hit after hit with an extraordinary run of consummately crafted songs courtesy of Motown tunesmiths Holland-Dozier-Holland. Their songs...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson of Heart to Debut New Project Roadcase Royale at Los Angeles Benefit Gig 3/25; Stream 'Get Loud'
February 14, 2017
Nancy Wilson of Heart to Debut New Project Roadcase Royale at Los Angeles Benefit Gig 3/25; Stream 'Get Loud'

Heart‘s Nancy Wilson has a new project called Roadcase Royale, an ensemble featuring vocalist Liz Warfield (of Prince’s New Power Generation). The band, which also features Heart’s Chris Joyner (keys),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hey, L.A.: The Tribe Returns to CSUN for Second Annual Holiday Charity Show: Peace, Love & Understanding 12/4
November 8, 2016
Hey, L.A.: The Tribe Returns to CSUN for Second Annual Holiday Charity Show: Peace, Love & Understanding 12/4

Attention Southern California! On Sunday, December 4, Rock Cellar Magazine and the Get Together Foundation will team up for another all-star fundraising holiday concert benefiting the Los Angeles Fire Department’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush: '2112' 40th Anniversary Reissue Coming on 12/16 with Covers from Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, More
November 7, 2016
Rush: '2112' 40th Anniversary Reissue Coming on 12/16 with Covers from Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, More

On December 16, a fancy new 40th anniversary reissue of Rush‘s landmark album 2112 will be released. Needless to say, the Canadian prog-rock heroes have quite a package in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine of the Beach Boys – The Interview
September 14, 2013
Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine of the Beach Boys – The Interview

Holed away in his family’s music room, 18 year-old Brian Wilson, future music genius/visionary of The Beach Boys, is cocooned safely in his private sanctuary, immersed in what would become...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Susanna Hoffs Bares All (?) in New Interview
August 16, 2012
Susanna Hoffs Bares All (?) in New Interview

Paying homage to ’60s-era bands like The Beach Boys, and The Mamas and the Papas, Susanna Hoffs has recently released her third solo album, Someday – her first release in 16 years....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Report from NAMM 2012 – Brian Wilson, Bob Weir, Michelle Phillips, John Mayer – PHOTOS
January 20, 2012
Report from NAMM 2012 – Brian Wilson, Bob Weir, Michelle Phillips, John Mayer – PHOTOS

This year marks the 110th anniversary of the legendary trade show NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) — the meeting place for musical instrument retailers to view and purchase the latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | April 2022 Issue
April 11, 2022
April 2022 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our April 2022 features. Ann Wilson: On New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss,’ Weather Preparedness PSAs & Heart’s 50th Anniversary (Interview) Jim Messina Q&A: Memories...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lana Lane Brings Sweeping New Vistas to Symphonic Rock on ‘Neptune Blue’ (Q&A)
April 11, 2022
Lana Lane Brings Sweeping New Vistas to Symphonic Rock on ‘Neptune Blue’ (Q&A)

Prog-rock and symphonic rock may seem at times largely ossified and outdated, almost like relics of the past — but Lana Lane has helped revitalize those musical genres throughout her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Colin Young Covers Van Morrison’s “These Dreams of You” — Watch His New Video
August 20, 2021
Jesse Colin Young Covers Van Morrison’s “These Dreams of You” — Watch His New Video

Originally a standout track on Van Morrison‘s classic 1970 album Moondance, “These Dreams Of You” has now been covered by singer/songwriter Jesse Colin Young — he of the Youngbloods and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | August 2021 Issue
August 12, 2021
August 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our August 2021 features. Ann Wilson Goes on Tour With a New EP and Revisits Her Career Before Heart (The Interview) David Crosby Q&A:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Fear
February 11, 2021
Top 11 Songs About Fear

“I don’t have a fear of flying; I have a fear of crashing.” — Billy Bob Thornton “I’m Afraid of Americans” by David Bowie “I’m Afraid of Americans” was written...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Katrina from Katrina & The Waves Speeds Ahead with New Album ‘Hearts, Loves, and Babys’ (Q&A)
August 27, 2020
Katrina from Katrina & The Waves Speeds Ahead with New Album ‘Hearts, Loves, and Babys’ (Q&A)

For many American rock fans following 80’s and 90’s rock music, Katrina Leskanich is mostly known as the lead singer in the pop rock group Katrina & The Waves, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Learning Important Lessons with the Band Heart
September 11, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Learning Important Lessons with the Band Heart

Behind the Curtain: Learning Important Lessons with the band Heart Down through history, some unbelievably outrageous things have been said … were likely to have been said … maybe were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Rodgers: Forever a ‘Free Spirit’ (The Interview)
July 12, 2018
Paul Rodgers: Forever a ‘Free Spirit’ (The Interview)

Recorded at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Free Spirit – Celebrating The Music of Free, the new CD/DVD from legendary singer Paul Rodgers finds the master rock stylist revisiting the catalog...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Beck: On Building His First Guitar and Why He’s Not a Fan of Tapping
July 12, 2018
Jeff Beck: On Building His First Guitar and Why He’s Not a Fan of Tapping

Jeff Beck is busy. The man who boasts everyone from Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page to David Gilmour, Joe Perry and Slash amongst his most ardent fans, is slinging his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Heart's New LP 'Beautiful Broken' and Duet with Metallica's James Hetfield (!)
June 14, 2016
Preview Heart's New LP 'Beautiful Broken' and Duet with Metallica's James Hetfield (!)

On July 8, Heart will release Beautiful Broken, a new studio album and their first since 2012’s Fanatic. For this one, Nancy and Ann Wilson tried something new…like bringing in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Set Sail with Mike Love and The Beach Boys on the ‘Good Vibrations’ Cruise in March 2023
August 10, 2022
Set Sail with Mike Love and The Beach Boys on the ‘Good Vibrations’ Cruise in March 2023

Next spring, Mike Love and The Beach Boys will set sail with Sixthman for the Good Vibrations Cruise, the second such installment of a musical cruise from the legendary group....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Motown Legend/Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Singer/Songwriter/Producer Lamont Dozier: 1941-2022
August 9, 2022
Rest in Peace, Motown Legend/Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Singer/Songwriter/Producer Lamont Dozier: 1941-2022

Lamont Dozier, the singer/songwriter/producer known for decades of notable works in the Motown world and beyond, has passed away at the age of 81. The news was confirmed by his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Born For This Moment,’ the 38th Studio Album from Legendary Band Chicago (Listen)
July 15, 2022
Out Now: ‘Born For This Moment,’ the 38th Studio Album from Legendary Band Chicago (Listen)

Today, July 15, Chicago releases Born For This Moment, a brand new studio album from the legendary band and its 38th to date. From the first horn notes of the...

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 | Out Now: MUNA Delivers a Powerful Statement of Purpose and Confidence with New Self-Titled Album (Listen)
June 24, 2022
Out Now: MUNA Delivers a Powerful Statement of Purpose and Confidence with New Self-Titled Album (Listen)

There’s a prevalent theme throughout the new self-titled album from MUNA, the indie-pop band signed to Saddest Factory Records, an imprint of the Dead Oceans label that was founded by Phoebe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Jeff Beck + Johnny Depp’s ’18’ LP with Covers of Velvet Underground and Beach Boys — Listen/Pre-Order
June 23, 2022
Preview Jeff Beck + Johnny Depp’s ’18’ LP with Covers of Velvet Underground and Beach Boys — Listen/Pre-Order

Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp recently announced a new collaborative album, 18, which the duo will release on July 15. After meeting in 2016, the pair apparently struck a chord...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Everly Brothers ‘Hey Doll Baby’ Collection; Virtual Festival Sun. 6/19 on YouTube/Website/Facebook
June 17, 2022
Out Now: Everly Brothers ‘Hey Doll Baby’ Collection; Virtual Festival Sun. 6/19 on YouTube/Website/Facebook

Today, June 17, marks the release of Hey Doll Baby, a collection of “buried treasures” from throughout the Everly Brothers‘ amazing catalog of music. A news release notes that Hey...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Simple Minds: New Album ‘Direction of the Heart’ 10/21; Stream “Vision Thing”
June 14, 2022
Simple Minds: New Album ‘Direction of the Heart’ 10/21; Stream “Vision Thing”

On Oct. 21, iconic Scottish band Simple Minds will return with Direction of the Heart, a new studio record and the follow-up to 2019’s Walk Between Worlds. Officially announced this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Johnny Depp + Jeff Beck Collaborative LP ’18’ Out 7/15 (Pre-Order); Stream Depp’s “This Is A Song For Miss Hedy Lamarr”
June 9, 2022
Johnny Depp + Jeff Beck Collaborative LP ’18’ Out 7/15 (Pre-Order); Stream Depp’s “This Is A Song For Miss Hedy Lamarr”

Johnny Depp has certainly been in the news quite a bit lately — and the latest headline involving the actor pertains to his off-and-on musical career. On July 15, legendary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chicago: New Album ‘Born for This Moment’ Coming 7/15; Listen to “Firecracker”
June 7, 2022
Chicago: New Album ‘Born for This Moment’ Coming 7/15; Listen to “Firecracker”

Legendary band Chicago returned recently with “If This Is Goodbye,” a brand new song complementing the ensemble’s summer co-headlining tour with Beach Boys band leader Brian Wilson (alongside Al Jardine...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Leo Sayer Gets Back With New Album of Reinvented Beatles Songs
May 13, 2022
I’m Still Standing: Leo Sayer Gets Back With New Album of Reinvented Beatles Songs

The 2021 documentary The Beatles: Get Back could not have come at a better time for Leo Sayer. The singer-songwriter often crossed paths with the group as a young performer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The B-52s Add Dates to ‘The Final Tour Ever of Planet Earth,’ Starting in August
May 5, 2022
The B-52s Add Dates to ‘The Final Tour Ever of Planet Earth,’ Starting in August

As promised when the initial batch of shows was announced, The B-52s added four more concerts to the schedule for The Final Tour of Planet Earth, a farewell run from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | BeachLife Festival (5/13-15) Live Stream; Watch Weezer, Smashing Pumpkins, Steve Miller Band, 311, Sheryl Crow, Black Pumas, Stone Temple Pilots & More
May 3, 2022
BeachLife Festival (5/13-15) Live Stream; Watch Weezer, Smashing Pumpkins, Steve Miller Band, 311, Sheryl Crow, Black Pumas, Stone Temple Pilots & More

Coming up on May 13-15, a number of musical acts spanning genres and eras will convene in picturesque Redondo Beach, California for the BeachLife Festival — and even if you...

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 | Watch the B-52s Throw a Raucous “Love Shack” Party on ‘Kimmel’; Farewell Tour Starts in August
April 29, 2022
Watch the B-52s Throw a Raucous “Love Shack” Party on ‘Kimmel’; Farewell Tour Starts in August

Earlier this week, The B-52s announced that they will embark on a farewell tour starting on Aug. 22, an 11-city “Final Tour of Planet Earth” from Kate Pierson, Cindy Wilson...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Willie Nelson Celebrates His 89th Birthday with Touching New Album, ‘A Beautiful Time’ (Listen)
April 29, 2022
Out Now: Willie Nelson Celebrates His 89th Birthday with Touching New Album, ‘A Beautiful Time’ (Listen)

Today, April 29, is the 89th birthday of legendary country singer/songwriter/icon Willie Nelson — and he sought to give the world a gift, in the form of a new studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs with Memorable Harmonica Parts
April 11, 2022
Top 11 Songs with Memorable Harmonica Parts

“I play the harmonica. The only way I can play is if I get my car going really fast, and stick it out the window.” —Steven Wright “I Guess That’s...

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 | SiriusXM Remembers Taylor Hawkins: Listen to Stories, Music and Memories on Special Tribute Show with Kat Corbett & Mark Hamilton
March 29, 2022
SiriusXM Remembers Taylor Hawkins: Listen to Stories, Music and Memories on Special Tribute Show with Kat Corbett & Mark Hamilton

On Monday, the SiriusXM channel Lithium dedicated a block of hours to Taylor Hawkins, the Foo Fighters’ drummer who shockingly passed away at age 50 in his hotel room in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | MUNA Shares “Anything But Me,” Details Tour; New Album 6/24 on Phoebe Bridgers’s Saddest Factory Records
March 16, 2022
MUNA Shares “Anything But Me,” Details Tour; New Album 6/24 on Phoebe Bridgers’s Saddest Factory Records

Los Angeles-based indie/pop band MUNA is ready for the spotlight — and on June 24, the band will release a new self-titled album on Saddest Factory Records, an imprint of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | America’s Gerry Beckley Readying Solo Album ‘Aurora,’ Due in June; Stream “Friends Are Hard to Find”
March 9, 2022
America’s Gerry Beckley Readying Solo Album ‘Aurora,’ Due in June; Stream “Friends Are Hard to Find”

On June 17, Gerry Beckley of the band America will release a new solo album titled Aurora. Announced this week, Aurora will be Beckley’s fourth album with Blue Élan Records,...

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 | KISS ‘Destroyer 45’: Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley & Bob Ezrin Reflect on the Milestone 1976 Album
February 10, 2022
KISS ‘Destroyer 45’: Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley & Bob Ezrin Reflect on the Milestone 1976 Album

Bolstered by the success of their breakthrough 1975 album Alive!, as KISS moved forward, in order to retain their newly anointed status as rock gods their follow-up studio album had to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson Releasing New LP ‘A Beautiful Time’ on 89th Birthday (4/29); Shares “I’ll Love You Till The Day I Die”
February 10, 2022
Willie Nelson Releasing New LP ‘A Beautiful Time’ on 89th Birthday (4/29); Shares “I’ll Love You Till The Day I Die”

Willie Nelson remains a source of boundless inspiration — and on April 29, the beloved musical legend will celebrate his 89th birthday by releasing a new studio album titled A...

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 | Rest in Peace Ronnie Spector, Iconic Singer/Lead Vocalist of the Ronettes: 1943-2022
January 12, 2022
Rest in Peace Ronnie Spector, Iconic Singer/Lead Vocalist of the Ronettes: 1943-2022

Ronnie Spector, the esteemed singer who rose to fame upon the formation of The Ronettes in 1957, has passed away at the age of 78. The news was confirmed by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | BeachLife Festival 2022: Steve Miller Band, Sheryl Crow, Smashing Pumpkins, Weezer, 311, Black Pumas, More (Info)
January 10, 2022
BeachLife Festival 2022: Steve Miller Band, Sheryl Crow, Smashing Pumpkins, Weezer, 311, Black Pumas, More (Info)

On May 13-15, 2022, a number of musical acts spanning genres and eras will convene in picturesque Redondo Beach, California for the BeachLife Festival — and this year’s event looks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Father John Misty: ‘Chloë and the Next 20th Century’ LP Out 4/8, Debuts “Funny Girl” Video
January 5, 2022
Father John Misty: ‘Chloë and the Next 20th Century’ LP Out 4/8, Debuts “Funny Girl” Video

On April 8, renowned indie singer/songwriter Father John Misty (a.k.a. Josh Tillman) will release his fifth full-length album, Chloë and the Next 20th Century. The record was officially announced on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021
December 29, 2021
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2022 (and hopefully a return to more of a “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic has rendered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | December 2021 Issue
December 10, 2021
December 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our December 2021 features. Chris Hillman: Former Byrd and Burrito Brother Recalls His Musical Journey in New Audiobook (The Interview) Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Knotfest Los Angeles Recap: Slipknot’s Dark Carnival of Heavy Metal Precision
November 7, 2021
Knotfest Los Angeles Recap: Slipknot’s Dark Carnival of Heavy Metal Precision

“Welcome to a dream come true, you crazy motherfuckers,” said Corey Taylor, lead singer of Iowa-based metal ensemble Slipknot after his band raged through “Unsainted” and “Disasterpiece” to begin Knotfest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Window Into an Underappreciated Era: The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Bruce Johnston/Mike Love/Al Jardine Reflect)
September 13, 2021
A Window Into an Underappreciated Era: The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Bruce Johnston/Mike Love/Al Jardine Reflect)

1966’s Pet Sounds is rightfully championed as the zenith of The Beach Boys’ body of work and routinely selected in music magazines as among the top albums ever released by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Howie Edelson Breaks Down The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set
September 13, 2021
Howie Edelson Breaks Down The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set

Acclaimed writer/radio producer Howie Edelson is part of the three-man creative nexus that made the expansive new Beach Boys Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971 a...

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 | Rest in Peace, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones: Legendary Drummer Passes Away at 80
August 24, 2021
Rest in Peace, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones: Legendary Drummer Passes Away at 80

Charlie Watts, longtime drummer of the Rolling Stones, has passed away at the age of 80. The news was shared by a spokesperson for the legendary drummer on Tuesday: “It...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Falsetto Songs
August 12, 2021
Top 11 Falsetto Songs

For his latest Top 11 column, Frank Mastropolo looks at some of the most notable songs to utilize falsetto vocals.  “I like money. It’s fun to fold and stack and smell...

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 | Stagecoach Festival 2022: Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, the Black Crowes, More
July 12, 2021
Stagecoach Festival 2022: Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, the Black Crowes, More

After being forced to skip 2020 and ’21 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent scheduling uncertainty, the Stagecoach Festival — Goldenvoice’s country-themed mega-fest that always takes place...

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 | 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 | Rest in Peace, Grammy Hall of Fame Singer B.J. Thomas: 1942-2021
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Soundtrack to Cameron Crowe’s ‘Almost Famous’ Revisited for New, Expanded Box Set Reissues Out 7/9 via UMe
May 24, 2021
Soundtrack to Cameron Crowe’s ‘Almost Famous’ Revisited for New, Expanded Box Set Reissues Out 7/9 via UMe

Almost Famous, the 2000 coming-of-age film from writer/director Cameron Crowe is a modern classic, the story of a teenage Rolling Stone journalist traveling with the (fictional) band Stillwater that was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)
May 14, 2021
Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)

Join us for a conversation with Pete Townshend for a look at the story behind of The Who Sell Out, which was recently celebrated with a massive Super Deluxe edition....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer Plug the Guitars Back In (and Shred, Loudly) on New Album ‘Van Weezer’ (Listen)
May 7, 2021
Weezer Plug the Guitars Back In (and Shred, Loudly) on New Album ‘Van Weezer’ (Listen)

Only Weezer could release a pair of records in the same year as wildly different as OK Human (which dropped in late January) and Van Weezer, which was unleashed to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young
March 18, 2021
Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young

This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and telethon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/20: Rock Cellar & the Get Together Foundation Present ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Benefit Streaming Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief
March 16, 2021
Sat. 3/20: Rock Cellar & the Get Together Foundation Present ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Benefit Streaming Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief

This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)
March 11, 2021
Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)

Paul Stanley gets “souled out” with his spectacular 15-piece band Soul Station on their debut album Now and Then, which is out on March 19. While it may come as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: America’s Gerry Beckley Looks Forward and Back on His New Solo Set, ‘Keeping the Light On’
March 11, 2021
I’m Still Standing: America’s Gerry Beckley Looks Forward and Back on His New Solo Set, ‘Keeping the Light On’

Singer-songwriter Gerry Beckley of the band America has hardly slowed down during the pandemic. He and Dewey Bunnell celebrated America’s 50th anniversary in 2020 with an eight-disc box set (click...

Rock Cellar Magazine | America’s Gerry Beckley Shares ‘(I’m Your) Heart Slave’; ‘Keeping The Light On-The Best Of Gerry Beckley’ Out 3/26
February 26, 2021
America’s Gerry Beckley Shares ‘(I’m Your) Heart Slave’; ‘Keeping The Light On-The Best Of Gerry Beckley’ Out 3/26

On March 26, Gerry Beckley, the renowned singer/songwriter/co-founder of the band America, will release Keeping The Light On – The Best Of Gerry Beckley, a greatest hits package focusing on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Beach Boys Icon Al Jardine: Listen to ‘Waves of Love 2.0’ and ‘Jenny Clover’
February 17, 2021
New from Beach Boys Icon Al Jardine: Listen to ‘Waves of Love 2.0’ and ‘Jenny Clover’

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Beach Boys co-founder and singer Al Jardine debuted a new solo recording titled “Waves of Love 2.0.” Take a listen below: The cheery song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Newly Unearthed Footage of the Beach Boys’ Visit to the San Diego Zoo for the ‘Pet Sounds’ Cover Shoot
February 10, 2021
Watch Newly Unearthed Footage of the Beach Boys’ Visit to the San Diego Zoo for the ‘Pet Sounds’ Cover Shoot

Were The Beach Boys actually “banned for life” after their historic visit to the San Diego Zoo on Feb. 13, 1966 to shoot the album cover for Pet Sounds? That’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Releasing ‘Now and Then’ Album 3/19, Covering Soul & Motown Classics
January 15, 2021
Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Releasing ‘Now and Then’ Album 3/19, Covering Soul & Motown Classics

Separate from his decades of iconic rock and roll madness with KISS, Paul Stanley has maintained a strong affinity for soul — and on March 19, his side project Soul...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)
December 15, 2020
Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)

If there’s a rock, alternative or country music enthusiast on your holiday shopping list, we’ve got you covered with a last-minute gift guide including some noteworthy box sets and classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell Q&A: On the Dirty Knobs’ ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Songwriting and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Legacy
November 19, 2020
Mike Campbell Q&A: On the Dirty Knobs’ ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Songwriting and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Legacy

For decades, Mike Campbell dutifully served as Tom Petty’s right hand man in the Heartbreakers, laying down scorching licks and co-writing some of the band’s most popular songs, namely “Refugee”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Carl Palmer — from ELP to ELP Legacy, Art, Documentaries, a Book and More
November 13, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Carl Palmer — from ELP to ELP Legacy, Art, Documentaries, a Book and More

“Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends.” Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing, continues with our interview with Emerson, Lake & Palmer drummer Carl Palmer. Each month,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Saturday 11/7: Watch the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (with an Eddie Van Halen Tribute)
November 6, 2020
This Saturday 11/7: Watch the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (with an Eddie Van Halen Tribute)

Among the many things upended by the COVID-19 pandemic this year was the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, which were pushed back from a planned in-person...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Sir Sean Connery, the First Actor to Bring James Bond to the Big Screen: 1930-2020
October 31, 2020
Rest in Peace Sir Sean Connery, the First Actor to Bring James Bond to the Big Screen: 1930-2020

On Saturday morning, the BBC sent along the unfortunate news that beloved Scottish actor Sean Connery has passed away at the age of 90. The BBC noted that Connery passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | jackiO (Ira Ingber, David Raven, Steve Bartek and John Avila) Revive Oingo Boingo’s ‘Dead Man’s Party’ (Listen)
October 26, 2020
jackiO (Ira Ingber, David Raven, Steve Bartek and John Avila) Revive Oingo Boingo’s ‘Dead Man’s Party’ (Listen)

“Dead Man’s Party,” the 1986 single from Oingo Boingo, is arguably the most enduring song from the New Wave group fronted by Danny Elfman — and an appropriate song to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About (or Dedicated to) Children
October 12, 2020
Top 11 Songs About (or Dedicated to) Children

For our latest Top 11 list, writer Frank Mastropolo selects some of the most notable songs about — or dedicated to — children to be released over the years.  “Be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Dozens of Musicians Join Together for ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps,’ Benefiting Music Education in Public Schools
October 8, 2020
Hear Dozens of Musicians Join Together for ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps,’ Benefiting Music Education in Public Schools

“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” is largely considered one of the best and most beloved songs The Beatles ever released — and it’s the focus of a new charitable endeavor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More
October 7, 2020
Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More

Tuesday’s sad news of the passing of guitar icon Eddie Van Halen hit the music community as hard as could be expected, given the legacy of EVH’s work, the massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Wherever I Go, He Goes’ —  Disney+ Shares Trailer for ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 (Premiering 10/30)
September 15, 2020
‘Wherever I Go, He Goes’ — Disney+ Shares Trailer for ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 (Premiering 10/30)

“Wherever I go, he goes.” The bond between Din Djarin, otherwise known as the titular star of Disney’s The Mandalorian, and “The Child” — otherwise known as Baby Yoda, is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Semisonic: Stream ‘All It Would Take,’ from Band’s Upcoming EP (First Release in 19 Years)
July 31, 2020
New from Semisonic: Stream ‘All It Would Take,’ from Band’s Upcoming EP (First Release in 19 Years)

Minneapolis alt/rock band Semisonic premiered another new song on Friday. “All It Would Take” is the second new song released in recent weeks by the band, which hit it big in the late...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram
July 22, 2020
Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram

We’re all looking for distractions these days, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its stranglehold on all we hold dear. All that scrolling through your Instagram feed can be taxing on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Singer/Songwriter Emitt Rhodes: 1950-2020
July 20, 2020
Rest in Peace, Singer/Songwriter Emitt Rhodes: 1950-2020

Emitt Rhodes has passed away at the age of 70, it was announced on Sunday evening. A post on the singer/songwriter’s official Facebook page made it official. Chris Price, who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Waxing Poetic About the Majesty of Vinyl Records with Benmont Tench
July 13, 2020
Waxing Poetic About the Majesty of Vinyl Records with Benmont Tench

Note: This interview with Benmont Tench was conducted a few years back, well before the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.  Walk into Benmont Tench’s home and you’ll immediately know you’ve entered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Racism
July 9, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Racism

This month’s Top 11 concerns racism — and, specifically, some of the most notable songs to tackle the complicated subject over the years.  “Hollywood folks like to believe they are...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Headlining ‘#AllinWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief’ on 6/24, Streaming Live and on Amazon Prime
June 22, 2020
Pearl Jam Headlining ‘#AllinWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief’ on 6/24, Streaming Live and on Amazon Prime

This Wednesday, June 24, Pearl Jam will take part in a special online concert benefit show for its home state, Washington. #AllinWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief will stream at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 6/11: ‘Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine’ Stream ft. Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile, Kacey Musgraves, Bill Murray, Vince Gill and Many More
June 8, 2020
6/11: ‘Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine’ Stream ft. Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile, Kacey Musgraves, Bill Murray, Vince Gill and Many More

This upcoming Thursday, June 11, will see the streaming premiere of Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine, a star-filled salute to the country/folk icon who passed away in early...

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 | George Floyd Protests, Unrest Across U.S. Spark Strong Reactions from David Crosby, James Taylor, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Sammy Hagar, Carole King, and More on Social Media
June 1, 2020
George Floyd Protests, Unrest Across U.S. Spark Strong Reactions from David Crosby, James Taylor, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Sammy Hagar, Carole King, and More on Social Media

The past few days have been wrought with unrest, peaceful protests and looting in major cities across the United States, frustration stemming from the killing  of George Floyd at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Singer/Songwriter Ashe (‘Moral of the Story’) Curating a Special Tribute to the Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ Saturday 5/16 on YouTube
May 13, 2020
Singer/Songwriter Ashe (‘Moral of the Story’) Curating a Special Tribute to the Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ Saturday 5/16 on YouTube

Ashe is a rising star in the indie/pop scene, and if there’s one thing to know about her (born Ashlynn Wilson, she takes the ‘e’ in ‘Ashe’ as an homage...

Rock Cellar Magazine | May 2020 Issue
May 13, 2020
May 2020 Issue

Click below to enjoy our new May 2020 features: Dennis DeYoung Talks Radio, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His Awaited New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview) Rockers Recall...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Keys Cancel ‘Let’s Rock’ 2020 Summer Tour Due to COVID-19
May 12, 2020
The Black Keys Cancel ‘Let’s Rock’ 2020 Summer Tour Due to COVID-19

With Live Nation taking a look at alternative methods of live entertainment in the coming months as the world continues dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Keys announced on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Fire
May 12, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Fire

“I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn’t park anywhere near the place.” – Steven Wright  Honorable Mention: “Play With Fire” by the Rolling Stones “Play With...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Little Richard, Rock and Roll Pioneer: 1932-2020
May 9, 2020
Rest in Peace Little Richard, Rock and Roll Pioneer: 1932-2020

Little Richard, undeniably one of the most important figures in the history of rock and roll music, has died at the age of 87, it was reported by Rolling Stone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Angeles-Based Musical Collective The Tribe (ft. Singer John Pratt) Records ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’ While Socially Distancing
May 6, 2020
Los Angeles-Based Musical Collective The Tribe (ft. Singer John Pratt) Records ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’ While Socially Distancing

The time couldn’t be any better for the return of a song as powerful and anthemic as “With a Little Help from My Friends,” the classic Beatles track that was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Hands Together,’ We Can Overcome COVID-19 (Stream the Catchy New Song from Singer/Songwriter Rob Bonfiglio)
April 30, 2020
‘Hands Together,’ We Can Overcome COVID-19 (Stream the Catchy New Song from Singer/Songwriter Rob Bonfiglio)

In early March, singer/songwriter Rob Bonfiglio was approached by Kevin Wachs, CEO of Earthly Body (and president/publisher of RockCellarMagazine.com), with the idea of writing a song for their Hemp Seed Hand...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Perry’s Beautiful A Cappella Performance of the Beach Boys’ ‘In My Room’ Will Give You Chills
April 20, 2020
Steve Perry’s Beautiful A Cappella Performance of the Beach Boys’ ‘In My Room’ Will Give You Chills

A couple of days ago, Steve Perry found himself deep in thought while in quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic — and the result was an absolutely brilliant rendition of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘All Together Now!,’ an All-Star Concert Event Benefiting the L.A. Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund — Saturday 4/25
April 13, 2020
‘All Together Now!,’ an All-Star Concert Event Benefiting the L.A. Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund — Saturday 4/25

On Saturday, April 25, Rock Cellar Productions (in association with the Get Together Foundation) will put on the All Together Now!, an online concert event helping the city of Los...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Need Something to Watch? RockCellarTV: Intimate Music Interviews with Ringo Starr, Todd Rundgren, Stewart Copeland, Steve Lukather, Judy Collins, Gene Simmons, Mike Love and More
April 7, 2020
Need Something to Watch? RockCellarTV: Intimate Music Interviews with Ringo Starr, Todd Rundgren, Stewart Copeland, Steve Lukather, Judy Collins, Gene Simmons, Mike Love and More

The challenge of finding that perfect thing to watch can be difficult — and with everybody at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, the options can seem limitless. A million...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Earle to Perform Special Livestream Gig Sunday 4/5; Plays Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ IGTV Series
April 3, 2020
Steve Earle to Perform Special Livestream Gig Sunday 4/5; Plays Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ IGTV Series

Revered musician/guitarist Steve Earle is a busy man these days — the new Steve Earle & the Dukes album, Ghosts of West Virginia, is slated to be released on May...

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 | Rest in Peace, Legendary Singer Bill Withers, Who Has Passed Away at 81 Due to Heart Complications (1938-2020)
April 3, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Singer Bill Withers, Who Has Passed Away at 81 Due to Heart Complications (1938-2020)

Bill Withers, the legendary singer/songwriter/Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician known for several classic hits including “Lean On Me,” “Use Me,” “Just the Two of Us,” “Lovely Day” and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Van Zandt Launching ‘The Qoolest Quarantine Qollection,’ Replaying Top Interviews from Little Steven’s Underground Garage
April 2, 2020
Steven Van Zandt Launching ‘The Qoolest Quarantine Qollection,’ Replaying Top Interviews from Little Steven’s Underground Garage

The man they call Little Steven — a.k.a. Steven Van Zandt, renowned musician and member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band — is rolling out a special 12-week batch of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | George Harrison’s Material World Foundation #InnerLight Challenge Raising Funds for Those Affected by COVID-19
March 27, 2020
George Harrison’s Material World Foundation #InnerLight Challenge Raising Funds for Those Affected by COVID-19

The Material World Foundation, originally founded by George Harrison in 1973, has launched the Inner Light Challenge to raise $100,000 toward the benefit of those affected by the coronavirus pandemic....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear 73 Self-Quarantined Singers Perform Bono’s New Song ‘Let Your Love Be Known’
March 24, 2020
Hear 73 Self-Quarantined Singers Perform Bono’s New Song ‘Let Your Love Be Known’

Last week, Bono debuted a new solo song dedicated to the first responders and medical professionals aiding those affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Uploaded to U2’s social media pages,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Luck Reunion ‘‘Til Further Notice’ Livestream Concert Event Tonight 3/19, ft. Willie Nelson, Jewel, Nathaniel Rateliff, Kurt Vile, Lucinda Williams and More
March 19, 2020
Luck Reunion ‘‘Til Further Notice’ Livestream Concert Event Tonight 3/19, ft. Willie Nelson, Jewel, Nathaniel Rateliff, Kurt Vile, Lucinda Williams and More

As the coronavirus pandemic inspires more and more innovation and creativity, musicians and artists have been putting together some methods of keeping music alive — and tonight, March 19, Willie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen Puts ‘London Calling: Live at Hyde Park’ 2009 Concert on YouTube and AppleMusic for Coronavirus Quarantine Viewing
March 18, 2020
Bruce Springsteen Puts ‘London Calling: Live at Hyde Park’ 2009 Concert on YouTube and AppleMusic for Coronavirus Quarantine Viewing

London Calling: Live at Hyde Park is a powerhouse 2009 concert from Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band — and now, joining the growing list of musicians and entertainers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview)
March 12, 2020
Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview)

It’s 2020, and rock and roll icon Robbie Robertson is busier than ever. A new solo album, Sinematic, acclaimed work on the Martin Scorcese’s mobster film The Irishman and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Issue Statement After Postponing UK/Ireland Tour Due to Coronavirus
March 12, 2020
The Who Issue Statement After Postponing UK/Ireland Tour Due to Coronavirus

Another major tour was derailed due to concern over the coronavirus, as on Thursday morning the Who announced that the upcoming UK/Ireland tour was being halted under an abundance of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Members of the Rock Community React to the Sudden Passing of NBA Star Kobe Bryant
January 26, 2020
Members of the Rock Community React to the Sudden Passing of NBA Star Kobe Bryant

Sunday was met with the absolutely stunning and devastating news that Los Angeles Lakers superstar and longtime NBA player Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash in Southern California....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Eilish to Sing ‘No Time to Die’ Theme Song, Making Her the Youngest Artist to Record a James Bond Theme
January 14, 2020
Billie Eilish to Sing ‘No Time to Die’ Theme Song, Making Her the Youngest Artist to Record a James Bond Theme

The world belongs to Billie Eilish. The rest of us are just living in it. The 18-year-old singer/songwriter up for six GRAMMY Awards this year has officially announced that she,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill
January 14, 2020
Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill

Singer-songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill, equally influenced by the topical folk music of Greenwich Village and the expansive pop song cycles of Brian Wilson’s Smile period, seamlessly melded these influences with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2020 Oscar Nominations Unveiled: ‘Joker,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Earn Top Honors (Full Details)
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Telephone Songs
November 14, 2019
Top 11 Telephone Songs

This month, enjoy a curated list of some of the most noteworthy “telephone songs” ever recorded — that is, songs all about the phone and our communal relationship with it!...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders Premiere Glammed-Out ‘Middle Child,’ Ft. Dave Grohl on Guitar (Listen)
October 28, 2019
Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders Premiere Glammed-Out ‘Middle Child,’ Ft. Dave Grohl on Guitar (Listen)

On Nov. 8, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins will unleash Get the Money, a new album with his project Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders. It’s setting up to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream the Slick ‘Get the Money’ from Taylor Hawkins & the Coattail Riders, ft. Chrissie Hynde, Joe Walsh and Duff McKagan
October 22, 2019
Stream the Slick ‘Get the Money’ from Taylor Hawkins & the Coattail Riders, ft. Chrissie Hynde, Joe Walsh and Duff McKagan

Last week, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins unleashed a song off the upcoming album from his other band, the amusingly named Taylor Hawkins & the Coattail Riders. The album is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Album from Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders, ‘Get the Money,’ Out Nov. 8
October 15, 2019
New Album from Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders, ‘Get the Money,’ Out Nov. 8

One of the most consistently impressive things about the Foo Fighters is the dedication each member has to side projects. Not content to merely ride the wave of being part...

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 | ‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ Tribute Album Set for Oct. 25 Release, ft. Micky Dolenz, Vanessa Williams, John Secada and More
October 8, 2019
‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ Tribute Album Set for Oct. 25 Release, ft. Micky Dolenz, Vanessa Williams, John Secada and More

Fred Rogers was beloved by millions, his storytelling and gentle presence a familiar comfort on television sets across the country on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which began airing in 1962 and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Releasing ‘Travelin’ Thru, 1967 – 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 15′ on Nov. 1 (ft. Johnny Cash)
September 19, 2019
Bob Dylan Releasing ‘Travelin’ Thru, 1967 – 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 15′ on Nov. 1 (ft. Johnny Cash)

The bountiful Bob Dylan vaults will be unloaded once again on Nov. 1, when Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings releases Bob Dylan (featuring Johnny Cash) – Travelin’ Thru, 1967 –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Musical ‘We Will Rock You’ Details North American Tour for 2019-2020
August 14, 2019
Queen Musical ‘We Will Rock You’ Details North American Tour for 2019-2020

It’s a good time to be involved with Queen. Not only did Bohemian Rhapsody break box-office records and win Oscars on its way to being one of the best music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Keys Roar Back with New Album, the Perfectly Titled ‘Let’s Rock’ (Listen)
June 28, 2019
The Black Keys Roar Back with New Album, the Perfectly Titled ‘Let’s Rock’ (Listen)

The title of the Black Keys‘ new studio album, Let’s Rock, is pretty much perfect — it’s simple, to the point, suggests that rocking will commence upon listening. (Click here...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Sheryl Crow’s New Song ‘Prove You Wrong,’ Featuring Stevie Nicks and Maren Morris
June 6, 2019
Hear Sheryl Crow’s New Song ‘Prove You Wrong,’ Featuring Stevie Nicks and Maren Morris

On August 30, Sheryl Crow will release a new studio album titled Threads, and this week the singer/songwriter premiered a track featuring guest spots from Stevie Nicks and Maren Morris....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton Band Tries Its Hand at ‘Georgia On My Mind,’ Off New Album Out 6/7 — Listen
May 31, 2019
Peter Frampton Band Tries Its Hand at ‘Georgia On My Mind,’ Off New Album Out 6/7 — Listen

All Blues, the new album from Peter Frampton Band tackling the classic blues/rock songbook, will be released on June 7 — so it’s just a week away. Pre-order a copy of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jakob Dylan and Regina Spektor Covered Love’s ‘No Matter What You Do’ for ‘Echo in the Canyon’ — Listen
May 20, 2019
Jakob Dylan and Regina Spektor Covered Love’s ‘No Matter What You Do’ for ‘Echo in the Canyon’ — Listen

On May 24, Echo in the Canyon, a star-studded new music documentary capturing the sights, sounds and emotions of the “California Sound” through the lens of the vibrant Laurel Canyon music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Director Andrew Slater on Bringing the Laurel Canyon Scene to the Big Screen
May 20, 2019
Q&A: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Director Andrew Slater on Bringing the Laurel Canyon Scene to the Big Screen

The “Canyon” referred to in the title of Andrew Slater’s Echo in the Canyon is Laurel Canyon. The co-writer/director’s 82-minute nonfiction film explores the music scene that emerged out of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Black Keys Reconnect Awkwardly After a Few Years Apart in the New ‘Go’ Music Video
May 16, 2019
Watch the Black Keys Reconnect Awkwardly After a Few Years Apart in the New ‘Go’ Music Video

The Black Keys will release a new album on June 28 — and so far, Let’s Rock (pre-order here) has been previewed with some slick, high-energy blues/rock songs from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear The Peter Frampton Band’s Take on B.B. King’s ‘The Thrill Is Gone,’ ft. Sonny Landreth
May 10, 2019
Hear The Peter Frampton Band’s Take on B.B. King’s ‘The Thrill Is Gone,’ ft. Sonny Landreth

June 7 is the day that The Peter Frampton Band will release All Blues, a collection of covers paying homage to several of Frampton’s musical heroes. Pre-order a copy at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Black Keys: Stream ‘Eagle Birds,’ from Their New Album ‘Let’s Rock’ Due Out June 28
April 25, 2019
New Black Keys: Stream ‘Eagle Birds,’ from Their New Album ‘Let’s Rock’ Due Out June 28

Everything about the Black Keys screams “straightforward” — they’re a two-piece blues/rock duo with a loud, robust sound, after all, so it makes perfect sense that their new album is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)
April 10, 2019
The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)

Like their moniker, The Zombies are an unstoppable, undying musical force that refuse to go off quietly in the still of the night. Championed by the likes of Tom Petty,...

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 | Bob Seger Recalls Opening for KISS in the 1970s and the Stories Behind His Most Celebrated Songs (The Interview)
March 13, 2019
Bob Seger Recalls Opening for KISS in the 1970s and the Stories Behind His Most Celebrated Songs (The Interview)

73-year-old Bob Seger is in the middle of his farewell tour, signifying the finish of a spectacular performing career that has led him to the status he is today of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Peter Tork of the Monkees: 1942-2019
February 21, 2019
Rest in Peace, Peter Tork of the Monkees: 1942-2019

Sad news to share this Thursday, as Peter Tork of the Monkees has passed away at the age of 77. A message was shared on his Facebook page: It is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linda Ronstadt on ‘Live in Hollywood’ and the Singers Whose Voices Have Made Her Cry (The Interview)
February 13, 2019
Linda Ronstadt on ‘Live in Hollywood’ and the Singers Whose Voices Have Made Her Cry (The Interview)

She wasn’t a songwriter per se, but Linda Ronstadt, blessed with one of music’s most extraordinary voices, shone as a masterful stylist and interpreter, expertly navigating her way through a rich...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter/Producer Fernando Perdomo
January 14, 2019
Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter/Producer Fernando Perdomo

Fernando Perdomo photo via Cyndi Trissel Less than a year ago, Fernando Perdomo released Out to Sea, a sonically dynamic and thoroughly memorable instrumental prog rock album on which he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Question Songs
January 14, 2019
Top 11 Question Songs

“A guy gave me a job at an information booth – no questions asked.” – Jay London “Questions 67 and 68” by Chicago “Questions 67 and 68” was written by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)
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,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Dispatch from the ‘Deadbeat Club’ with Kate Pierson of the B-52’s (Q&A)
November 9, 2018
A Dispatch from the ‘Deadbeat Club’ with Kate Pierson of the B-52’s (Q&A)

Combining an infectious collision of ‘60s pop, surf, dance and spiky new wave flavors, The B-52’s emerged on the music scene in the late ‘70s looking and sounding like no...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is One of the Greatest Rock Icon Biopics in Movie History
October 31, 2018
Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is One of the Greatest Rock Icon Biopics in Movie History

Below, enjoy an exclusive review of the new Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody from Rock Cellar’s resident film critic, Ed Rampell. Are You Ready for Freddie? The new 20th Century...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Small Faces’ Landmark Concept Album Turns 50: ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake’ and the Beginning of the End of an Unsung Band
June 14, 2018
The Small Faces’ Landmark Concept Album Turns 50: ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake’ and the Beginning of the End of an Unsung Band

“We should have gone to America, and we wanted to go to America, but we’d had a drug bust, so we couldn’t go,” the Small Faces’ drummer Kenney Jones told...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: The Unique Challenge of Interviewing Frank Zappa
February 14, 2018
Behind the Curtain: The Unique Challenge of Interviewing Frank Zappa

The mythology of Frank Zappa has always loomed large and with his passing on December 4, 1993, that legacy expanded even more. Sporting an unforgettable look with his mustache and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive, Hour-Long RockCellarTV Interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys
December 18, 2017
Exclusive, Hour-Long RockCellarTV Interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys

Mike Love: you know the name, and you definitely know the music. The Beach Boys are an institution, with their rich catalog of hit songs and classic albums standing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle
August 14, 2017
The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle

You might not guess it, but Steve Earle, the modern epitome of Outlaw Country, started out life inspired by English punk rock. “That scene was huge to me,” he says,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Tribe's 'Peace, Love and Understanding' Charity Gig Lights Up CSU Northridge
December 7, 2016
The Tribe's 'Peace, Love and Understanding' Charity Gig Lights Up CSU Northridge

On Sunday, December 4th, LA-based musical collective The Tribe returned to Cal State University, Northridge’s Plaza del Sol Performance Hall for its second annual all-star charity concert. The “Peace, Love...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A with Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist Rob Bonfiglio
November 28, 2016
Q&A with Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist Rob Bonfiglio

Rob Bonfiglio may not be a household name, but he deserves to be. The Berklee College of Music graduate is a multi-faceted quadruple threat: a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Jimi Hendrix and the Band of Gypsys: Q&A with Billy Cox
November 3, 2016
Remembering Jimi Hendrix and the Band of Gypsys: Q&A with Billy Cox

Reflecting back on Jimi Hendrix’s career, one marvels at how productive and creative he was in a short span of just a few years. By the time Hendrix formed Band of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Angeles-Area Musical Collective The Tribe Performs Charity Gig for Hurricane Matthew Victims
October 28, 2016
Los Angeles-Area Musical Collective The Tribe Performs Charity Gig for Hurricane Matthew Victims

On Sunday, October 23, The Tribe performed a relief concert at the E Spot Lounge in Studio City, Calif. for the victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Hurricane Matthew was the strongest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | All You Need is Love: Mike Love of the Beach Boys Q&A
October 7, 2016
All You Need is Love: Mike Love of the Beach Boys Q&A

For over 55 years, Mike Love has been a faithful steward of the Beach Boys, the ultimate cheerleader championing their timeless legacy around the globe. He’s the lead vocalist on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS' Legacy and Paul McCartney's Influence
October 7, 2016
Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS' Legacy and Paul McCartney's Influence

Outspoken and brash, arrogant and opinionated, profane and vulgar, supremely narcissistic and sexist, are among the colorful descriptions both the public and media foist at KISS’ founding member Gene Simmons....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Los Angeles Songs
September 8, 2016
Top 11 Los Angeles Songs

I don’t want to live in a city where the only cultural advantage is that you can make a right turn on a red light. – Woody Allen Despite its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Lynne, on Songwriting, ‘Alone in the Universe’ and ELO’s Legacy (Q&A)
August 8, 2016
Jeff Lynne, on Songwriting, ‘Alone in the Universe’ and ELO’s Legacy (Q&A)

Decades since ELO first disbanded, its legacy has gotten bigger and bigger. The band’s inventive orchestral pop/rock farmed by band mastermind Jeff Lynne and his Technicolor “everything but the kitchen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Stream Heart's New Album 'Beautiful Broken'
July 8, 2016
Best New Music: Stream Heart's New Album 'Beautiful Broken'

Ann and Nancy Wilson have returned! Heart released a new album, Beautiful Broken, today. Featuring 10 tracks of new material (such as the title track, a duet with Metallica‘s James...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Photos: Rock Cellar Magazine's 'California Saga' Tribute Shows @ El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles
July 1, 2016
Photos: Rock Cellar Magazine's 'California Saga' Tribute Shows @ El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles

Last weekend, Rock Cellar Magazine and the Get Together Foundation teamed up for a pair of all-star tribute gigs at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. With proceeds benefiting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear a Rough, Early Cut of the Beach Boys' 'Surfer Girl' from New Collection of 1961-1962 Recordings
June 28, 2016
Hear a Rough, Early Cut of the Beach Boys' 'Surfer Girl' from New Collection of 1961-1962 Recordings

On August 26, Omnivore Records will dive deep into the Beach Boys‘ vaults to release Becoming The Beach Boys: The Complete Hite & Dorinda Morgan Sessions, a collection of previously unheard recordings from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RCM Author Ken Sharp’s New Album ‘New Mourning’ is a Power-Pop Party
June 27, 2016
RCM Author Ken Sharp’s New Album ‘New Mourning’ is a Power-Pop Party

  Ken Sharp is more than just Rock Cellar Magazine’s preeminent writer, responsible for many of this website’s marquee interviews over the years. He conducted this month’s Peter Tork feature, as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Walking ‘This Path Tonight’: A Chat with Graham Nash
June 7, 2016
Walking ‘This Path Tonight’: A Chat with Graham Nash

It takes a special artist to merit induction into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and an even more extraordinary one to be inducted twice into that hallowed institution....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: RockGodz Hall of Fame
June 7, 2016
Behind the Curtain: RockGodz Hall of Fame

I have always been awed, mesmerized and fascinated by the people who make music. Their ability to touch fans and to bring joy and sadness, communicate emotions and thoughts and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt
December 8, 2015
A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt

John Pratt has been doing his thing for decades. Whether in his 1980s rock bands or putting his stamp on TV programs with his score work, Pratt has been an...

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 | Top 11 Waiting Songs
October 8, 2015
Top 11 Waiting Songs

“I grew up with six brothers. That’s how I learned to dance — waiting for the bathroom.” — Bob Hope Patience has never been a strong suit of rock fans....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Flower Power Songs
April 7, 2015
Top 11 Flower Power Songs

  “The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.” — Alice Cooper The return of spring is a good time to look back at flower power,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jackson Browne, ‘Standing in the Breach’ – The Interview
October 7, 2014
Jackson Browne, ‘Standing in the Breach’ – The Interview

Standing in the Breach, the new Jackson Browne album out October 7th on Inside Recordings, is full of the sort of ruminations on love and loss and the state of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Stuttering Songs
August 5, 2014
Top 11 Stuttering Songs

Rockers have long used stuttering as a musical device to express nervousness or frustration. And sometimes the effect just helps the lyrics fit the music. They’re all here in our...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Musicians Influenced By the Beatles
February 4, 2014
Top 11 Musicians Influenced By the Beatles

February marks the 50th anniversary of the arrival in America of the Beatles, the group that changed the landscape of the music industry. The Beatles produced the first music video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Screams
October 3, 2013
Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Screams

When rockers want to convey rage, frustration, pain or ecstasy, nothing works like an ear-splitting scream. Some rockers’ shrieks are so outrageous that they’ve been banned from the radio, parodied...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)
October 3, 2013
A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)

Over delicate acoustic guitar finger-picking and a lush orchestral score, Linda Ronstadt sings, “’cause I’ve done everything I know to try and make you mine and I think I’m gonna love...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)
June 4, 2013
Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)

An exclusive interview with founding member of the Turtles - on his career and his new book 'Shell Shocked'.

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 | Al Jardine of the Beach Boys: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About "SMiLE" (Interview)
April 2, 2013
Al Jardine of the Beach Boys: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About "SMiLE" (Interview)

Legendary Beach Boy Al Jardine discusses everything you wanted to know about the classic album SMiLE - which just won a Grammy for "Best Historical Album."

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 | Jason Bonham & Led Zeppelin’s Living Legacy (Interview)
February 4, 2013
Jason Bonham & Led Zeppelin’s Living Legacy (Interview)

Though it’s been over three decades since the untimely death of Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham, at the age of 32, he is still hailed as one of the greatest drummers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Heyday of Blood Sweat & Tears (Interview with David Clayton-Thomas)
February 1, 2013
The Heyday of Blood Sweat & Tears (Interview with David Clayton-Thomas)

Once in awhile, a replacement singer of an already-successful band can help take the entire unit to the next level of success.  Such is the case of David Clayton-Thomas. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “The Wrecking Crew” – The Best Music Documentary You’ve Never Seen!
January 4, 2013
“The Wrecking Crew” – The Best Music Documentary You’ve Never Seen!

Watching a screening of the music documentary The Wrecking Crew is like going 15 rounds with Manny Pacquiao: the HITS  just keep on comin’ and comin’ and comin.’ God Only Knows! Wichita Lineman! I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | "Beatles Stories" Movie:  Interview with Director Seth Swirsky
November 2, 2012
"Beatles Stories" Movie: Interview with Director Seth Swirsky

Beatles Stories, A Fab Four Fan’s Ultimate Road Trip is a Studs Terkel-like oral history told by famous musicians, recording industry technicians and fans who encountered the lads from Liverpool...

Rock Cellar Magazine | "Mustang Sally" at 45  (Interview) – Sir Mack Rice and Spooner Oldham Tell The Story
October 1, 2012
"Mustang Sally" at 45 (Interview) – Sir Mack Rice and Spooner Oldham Tell The Story

Bruce Springsteen surprised fans in 2010 when he joined local band Timepiece at a Farmingdale, New Jersey club for a rousing rendition of Wilson Pickett’s Mustang Sally. Not that Bruce...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Ventura Interview: "The Whole Thing is a Fraud" (And He Doesn’t Mean Wrestling)
July 17, 2012
Jesse Ventura Interview: "The Whole Thing is a Fraud" (And He Doesn’t Mean Wrestling)

In his new book DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans, Jesse Ventura argues in favor of abolishing all political parties within what he calls a corrupt two-party system. From my perspective, I can’t advocate...

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 | Brand New Beatles & “Revolver” Biography (Interview with Author Robert Rodriguez)
June 19, 2012
Brand New Beatles & “Revolver” Biography (Interview with Author Robert Rodriguez)

In this month’s Rock Cellar Magazine – affectionately dubbed “The Ringo Issue” – all of Ringo’s All-Starr bandmates talked to us about their favorite Beatles albums, and a rather surprising...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Dogs and Cats
June 19, 2012
Top 11 Songs About Dogs and Cats

Dogs & cats make their way into the average Internet user’s mind every 0.4 seconds. Okay, we made that statistic up, but it DOES seem realistic, doesn’t it? It’s hard...

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

Fiona Apple Rush Smashing Pumpkins The Cult The Beach Boys Translator Giant Giant Sand Maroon 5 Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel… The exhausting title of Fiona Apple’s new album, The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Day I Shot Musician Jackie Lomax – by Christopher Huston
March 19, 2012
The Day I Shot Musician Jackie Lomax – by Christopher Huston

Jackie Lomax is a British guitarist and singer-songwriter who was friend and contemporary to The Beatles and Eric Clapton.  His life ran parallel to the Fab-4 through Liverpool, Hamburg, Brian...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Photographer Henry Diltz:  Rock’s Living History  (Interview)
February 16, 2012
Photographer Henry Diltz: Rock’s Living History (Interview)

Photographer (and musician) Henry Diltz has taken photographs of almost every notable rock musician and band from the 1960s and 70s. His iconic style practically defined the generation of classic...

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 | 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...