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Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Unleashes “The Dying Song (Time to Sing)”; New Album ‘The End, So Far’ Out 9/30
July 20, 2022
Slipknot Unleashes “The Dying Song (Time to Sing)”; New Album ‘The End, So Far’ Out 9/30

There’s long been a hint of uncertainty surrounding Slipknot and just how long the masked heavy metal ensemble could remain a collective unit. Since bursting onto the hard rock/metal scene...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Shinedown Unleashes ‘Planet Zero’ Album; Hosting Free Live Stream for Release Day
July 1, 2022
Out Now: Shinedown Unleashes ‘Planet Zero’ Album; Hosting Free Live Stream for Release Day

Today, July 1, multiplatinum hard rock arena-fillers Shinedown returned with Planet Zero, a pummeling and provocative new album that challenges the status quo of our collective experience, asking why things...

Rock Cellar Magazine | NAMM Show 2022 TEC Awards: Peter Asher Receives TEC Hall of Fame Award
June 13, 2022
NAMM Show 2022 TEC Awards: Peter Asher Receives TEC Hall of Fame Award

At the 2022 NAMM Show this past Saturday, June 4, legendary musical figure Peter Asher was honored as this year’s recipient of the heralded TEC Hall of Fame Award —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Def Leppard Unleashes New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ as a Warm-Up for This Summer’s Stadium Tour (Listen)
May 27, 2022
Out Now: Def Leppard Unleashes New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ as a Warm-Up for This Summer’s Stadium Tour (Listen)

Coming up in mid-June, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard will head out on the highly anticipated (and delayed) Stadium Tour alongside fellow crowd-pleasers Motley Crue, Joan Jett...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Unleashes the Singalong-Ready “Take What You Want,” New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27
April 20, 2022
Def Leppard Unleashes the Singalong-Ready “Take What You Want,” New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27

English Rock & Roll Hall of Fame heroes Def Leppard are gearing up for a big summer on the Stadium Tour alongside Motley Crue, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Machine Head Previews Dark New Concept Album with the Pummeling “Choke On The Ashes of Your Hate”
April 13, 2022
Machine Head Previews Dark New Concept Album with the Pummeling “Choke On The Ashes of Your Hate”

Long-running Oakland, Calif.-based heavy metal band Machine Head roared back recently with “Choke On The Ashes of Your Hate,” a new song previewing an upcoming concept album titled ØF KINGDØM...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Jack White Unleashes His Innovative, Offbeat Rock Fury on ‘Fear of the Dawn’ (Listen)
April 8, 2022
Out Now: Jack White Unleashes His Innovative, Offbeat Rock Fury on ‘Fear of the Dawn’ (Listen)

When Jack White revealed he had not one, but two new albums scheduled for release in 2022, the mind raced with ideas. Would the singer/songwriter/guitarist/label head/cultural icon be exorcising his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Howerdel (A Perfect Circle, Ashes Divide) Readying Solo Debut, Single “Poison Flowers” Coming 3/4
February 23, 2022
Billy Howerdel (A Perfect Circle, Ashes Divide) Readying Solo Debut, Single “Poison Flowers” Coming 3/4

Tonight, Feb. 23, Billy Howerdel, a musician/multi-instrumentalist known for his work alongside Maynard James Keenan and his band mates in A Perfect Circle, will make his solo debut at an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Don Broco Unleashes ‘Amazing Things,’ Another Uniquely Unpredictable Sonic Experience (Listen)
October 22, 2021
Out Now: Don Broco Unleashes ‘Amazing Things,’ Another Uniquely Unpredictable Sonic Experience (Listen)

There is no musical act out there quite like Don Broco. Mashing styles together in a way that helps the group sound fiercely original, these guys really have set forth...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mick Jagger Says He Crashed a Bachelorette Party and Sang Karaoke Unrecognized in Nashville
October 13, 2021
Mick Jagger Says He Crashed a Bachelorette Party and Sang Karaoke Unrecognized in Nashville

As the Rolling Stones continue their rescheduled No Filter tour dates with shows across the country, Mick Jagger has been documenting his activities on nights off from the road. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Singer/Songwriter/Entertainer Cara Lee Recording Debut Album in Nashville (w/ IndieGogo Campaign), Touring with Peter Asher & Company
June 29, 2021
Singer/Songwriter/Entertainer Cara Lee Recording Debut Album in Nashville (w/ IndieGogo Campaign), Touring with Peter Asher & Company

Cara Lee is a Toronto-born singer/songwriter/entertainer who’s been wowing audiences with her powerful and soulful voice since she was 17. She’s toured with her own rock and roll bands and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Motörhead Unleashes 40th Anniversary Edition of 1981’s ‘No Sleep‘ til Hammersmith’ (Listen)
June 25, 2021
Out Now: Motörhead Unleashes 40th Anniversary Edition of 1981’s ‘No Sleep‘ til Hammersmith’ (Listen)

Today, June 25, Motörhead has released a special 40th anniversary edition of No Sleep ’til Hammersmith, an expanded edition of a live album capturing the blistering magic of a gig...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Styx Unleashes New Album, ‘Crash of the Crown’ — an Exercise in Positivity, Recorded Before/During the Pandemic (Listen)
June 17, 2021
Out Now: Styx Unleashes New Album, ‘Crash of the Crown’ — an Exercise in Positivity, Recorded Before/During the Pandemic (Listen)

Crash of the Crown is a new studio album from Styx, the long-running band’s 17th overall and first since 2017’s The Mission. Its recording process began before the COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Ashe Releases Her Anticipated Debut Full-Length Album, ‘Ashlyn’ (Listen)
May 7, 2021
Out Now: Ashe Releases Her Anticipated Debut Full-Length Album, ‘Ashlyn’ (Listen)

Today, May 7, buzzworthy singer/songwriter Ashe releases her debut full-length record, Ashlyn. The overwhelming success of Ashe’s “Moral of the Story” (which, per a news release, has totaled 758 million...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Ashe: Watch a Whimsical Music Video for “Me Without You,” Debut LP ‘Ashlyn’ Out 5/7
May 5, 2021
New from Ashe: Watch a Whimsical Music Video for “Me Without You,” Debut LP ‘Ashlyn’ Out 5/7

This Friday, May 7, singer/songwriter Ashe will release her awaited full-length debut album, Ashlyn. She has been previewing the record in recent weeks with a few tracks, the latest being...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Ashe: Stream the Reflective “When I’m Older,” from Debut Full-Length ‘Ashlyn’ Out 5/7
April 22, 2021
New from Ashe: Stream the Reflective “When I’m Older,” from Debut Full-Length ‘Ashlyn’ Out 5/7

Singer/songwriter Ashe has premiered another single from her anticipated full-length debut record, Ashlyn, which will be released on May 7. Announced officially in early April, Ashlyn comes on the heels of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘The Space Between,’ a New Movie Starring Kelsey Grammer as a Washed-Up Rock Star (with Music from Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo)
April 21, 2021
Preview ‘The Space Between,’ a New Movie Starring Kelsey Grammer as a Washed-Up Rock Star (with Music from Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo)

The Space Between is the title of a new film from Paramount slated to be released in theaters (where applicable) this Friday, April 23 ahead of an on demand/digital release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ashe (‘Moral of the Story’) Announces Debut Full-Length Album, ‘Ashlyn,’ Shares New Song ‘I’m Fine’
April 8, 2021
Ashe (‘Moral of the Story’) Announces Debut Full-Length Album, ‘Ashlyn,’ Shares New Song ‘I’m Fine’

Rising singer/songwriter Ashe has enjoyed an amazing run of streaming popularity since her 2019 single “Moral of the Story” earned hundreds of millions of streams (from her double EP Moral of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lemmy Kilmister’s Ashes, Encased in Inscribed Bullets, Were Given to Some of His Closest Friends
March 23, 2021
Lemmy Kilmister’s Ashes, Encased in Inscribed Bullets, Were Given to Some of His Closest Friends

There’s only one Lemmy Kilmister — and even in death, the longtime vocalist/bassist of the band Motörhead is able to find ways to leave an impression on those closest to him....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ashe & FINNEAS Share New Collaborative Music Video for the Soaring ‘Till Forever Falls Apart’
March 2, 2021
Ashe & FINNEAS Share New Collaborative Music Video for the Soaring ‘Till Forever Falls Apart’

“Till Forever Falls Apart” is the result of a new collaboration between Ashe and FINNEAS, two of the most notable and talented younger singer/songwriters in the indie/pop scene today. It’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Photographer  (@TheBandWasHere on Instagram) Finds the Places Where Music History Was Made (So You Don’t Have To)
December 29, 2020
This Photographer (@TheBandWasHere on Instagram) Finds the Places Where Music History Was Made (So You Don’t Have To)

For the first time since the 1980s, vinyl record sales topped CDs in 2020. Each format has its fans for its audio quality but only vinyl has the large-format front and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God Hosting Live Stream Gigs Playing New Album and ‘Ashes of the Wake’ 9/18 and 9/25 (Details/Ticket Info)
September 1, 2020
Lamb of God Hosting Live Stream Gigs Playing New Album and ‘Ashes of the Wake’ 9/18 and 9/25 (Details/Ticket Info)

Under normal circumstances, groove metal masters Lamb of God would have spent much of the latter portion of 2020 on the road. The band released a new self-titled album in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’: Watch a New Trailer for the Film, Unleashed in Theaters/On-Demand 9/1 (Also: How/Where to Stream the First Two Films)
July 23, 2020
‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’: Watch a New Trailer for the Film, Unleashed in Theaters/On-Demand 9/1 (Also: How/Where to Stream the First Two Films)

There’s another official trailer for the anticipated film Bill & Ted Face the Music, the upcoming third installment in the beloved film series starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter. The...

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 | 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 | Watch Peter Asher Take Part in George Harrison’s Material World Foundation #InnerLight2020 Challenge Surrounded By Dogs
April 15, 2020
Watch Peter Asher Take Part in George Harrison’s Material World Foundation #InnerLight2020 Challenge Surrounded By Dogs

The #InnerLight2020 Challenge is an initiative launched in late March by the Material World Foundation, originally founded by George Harrison in 1973. The “challenge,” as it is, is a global...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mongolian Folk/Metal Band The Hu Caps U.S. Tour with Help from Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix and From Ashes to New’s Danny Case (Recap)
December 11, 2019
Mongolian Folk/Metal Band The Hu Caps U.S. Tour with Help from Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix and From Ashes to New’s Danny Case (Recap)

This wasn’t a concert, it was an experience. The Hu, a captivating Mongolian folk/metal band that blends traditional throat singing with groove-oriented hard rock elements, finished a big U.S. tour...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Pixies' New Video for 'Classic Masher', Directed by Bassist Paz Lechantin
November 2, 2016
Watch Pixies' New Video for 'Classic Masher', Directed by Bassist Paz Lechantin

Recently, Pixies returned with a new album titled Head Carrier. Another solid addition to their ever-growing catalog of music, the LP was the first with new bassist, Paz Lenchantin. She...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir – Part 2
June 14, 2011
Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir – Part 2

This is Part 2 of our exclusive interview with Peter Asher. Part 1 is HERE. RCM: Do you consider yourself more of a business manager, a personal manager or both?...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir
June 10, 2011
Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir

From his musical days with Peter & Gordon through his careers as a Grammy-award winning producer, artist manager, Apple A&R man, and record company executive, Peter Asher has witnessed and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Twitch Live Stream for Aug. 5-7: Weezer, Phoebe Bridgers, Rina Sawayama, Post Malone, More
August 4, 2022
Outside Lands Twitch Live Stream for Aug. 5-7: Weezer, Phoebe Bridgers, Rina Sawayama, Post Malone, More

This coming weekend, Aug. 5-7, the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival will once again take place at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Featuring headliners Green Day, Post Malone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS: Red Hot Chili Peppers Bring ‘Unlimited Love’ Tour Back Home to SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles
August 1, 2022
PHOTOS: Red Hot Chili Peppers Bring ‘Unlimited Love’ Tour Back Home to SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles

It’s been a year of revived activity for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and on Sunday night the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famers brought their celebratory Unlimited Love...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ghost Shares Video for ‘Impera’ Standout “Spillways,” an Epic Glam/Pop Thrill Ride (On Tour Soon)
July 27, 2022
Ghost Shares Video for ‘Impera’ Standout “Spillways,” an Epic Glam/Pop Thrill Ride (On Tour Soon)

It can be a challenge to fully pin down Ghost, thanks to the Swedish hard-rock/metal/glam/pop group’s affinity for adventures into all corners of the musical sphere. The band, essentially a musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | She & Him Debut Animated Video for “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” from Their New Brian Wilson Tribute LP
July 26, 2022
She & Him Debut Animated Video for “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” from Their New Brian Wilson Tribute LP

Last week, She & Him released Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson, a spirited collection of loving homages to the Beach Boys legend. Among the classic tracks revisited on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Rockin’ Toast to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones for His 79th Birthday
July 26, 2022
A Rockin’ Toast to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones for His 79th Birthday

Note: A version of this story originally ran in previous years to celebrate Mick Jagger’s birthday — and has since been updated for 2022. In the history of music, there have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ZZ Top ‘Raw: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas,’ Dedicated “In Righteous Memory of Dusty Hill” (Listen)
July 22, 2022
Out Now: ZZ Top ‘Raw: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas,’ Dedicated “In Righteous Memory of Dusty Hill” (Listen)

Raw: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas is a new album from Texas rock legends ZZ Top. Released today, July 22, it’s a collection of songs from throughout the groundbreaking band’s career,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Jack White Goes Singer/Songwriter Route with Richly Detailed New Album ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ (Listen)
July 22, 2022
Out Now: Jack White Goes Singer/Songwriter Route with Richly Detailed New Album ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ (Listen)

There’s a duality to Jack White. On one side, the loud, boisterous and creatively frenetic garage-rock bandleader. On the other, a more subdued, singer/songwriter sort of persona. He’s explored both...

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 | Rhett Miller (Old 97’s) Shares “Follow You Home”; New Solo Album ‘The Misfit’ Out 9/16
July 13, 2022
Rhett Miller (Old 97’s) Shares “Follow You Home”; New Solo Album ‘The Misfit’ Out 9/16

Outside of his work fronting the alt/country band Old 97’s, Rhett Miller has also maintained a steady solo career — and on Sept. 16, he will release his eighth record,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ben Gibbard Takes Control of Vinyl Production in Death Cab for Cutie’s New Video for “Here to Forever”
July 13, 2022
Ben Gibbard Takes Control of Vinyl Production in Death Cab for Cutie’s New Video for “Here to Forever”

The new music video for “Here to Forever,” a song shared by Death Cab for Cutie this week, depicts band leader Gibbard taking control of the process of pressing his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview The Mountain Goats’ New Album ‘Bleed Out,’ Inspired by Action Movies of the 1960s/70s/80s (Out 8/19)
July 12, 2022
Preview The Mountain Goats’ New Album ‘Bleed Out,’ Inspired by Action Movies of the 1960s/70s/80s (Out 8/19)

On Aug. 19, revered indie/rock band The Mountain Goats will release a new record titled Bleed Out. Announced recently, the album is being billed as “a cinematic experience inspired by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Deslondes Release New Album ‘Ways & Means’ – (Listen & Stream)
July 8, 2022
The Deslondes Release New Album ‘Ways & Means’ – (Listen & Stream)

Today, July 8th, the Americana roots band The Deslondes released their new album Ways & Means on New West Records.   Pick up Ways & Means on CD and Vinyl...

Rock Cellar Magazine | She & Him Preview Brian Wilson Tribute Album with “Don’t Worry Baby”; ‘Melt Away’ Out 7/22
July 8, 2022
She & Him Preview Brian Wilson Tribute Album with “Don’t Worry Baby”; ‘Melt Away’ Out 7/22

She & Him, the indie duo comprised of singer Zooey Deschanel and guitarist M. Ward, have spent much of the past few weeks previewing Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Julien Baker Shares “Guthrie”; ‘B-Sides’ EP Out 7/21 Ahead of Tour with Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen
July 7, 2022
Julien Baker Shares “Guthrie”; ‘B-Sides’ EP Out 7/21 Ahead of Tour with Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen

In early 2021, Julien Baker added to her acclaimed catalog of hushed and heartbreaking albums with Little Oblivions, her third to date and a collection of songs showcasing Baker’s knack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten Debuts Video for “Headspace,” from ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’; Tour Starts 7/21
July 7, 2022
Sharon Van Etten Debuts Video for “Headspace,” from ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’; Tour Starts 7/21

Released on May 6, We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong is another strong entry to the catalog of Sharon Van Etten, the latest statement of creative purpose from the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | She & Him Share “‘Til I Die” from New Brian Wilson ‘Melt Away’ Tribute Album Out 7/22
June 29, 2022
She & Him Share “‘Til I Die” from New Brian Wilson ‘Melt Away’ Tribute Album Out 7/22

“Til I Die” is a track that first appeared on the Beach Boys‘ 1971 album, Surf’s Up. It’s also the latest shared by indie/pop duo She & Him as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen: ZZ Top Revisits 1975’s “Heard it on the X” for New Album, ‘Raw,’ Coming 7/22
June 27, 2022
Listen: ZZ Top Revisits 1975’s “Heard it on the X” for New Album, ‘Raw,’ Coming 7/22

ZZ Top has been previewing a new record, Raw, in recent weeks with new recordings of songs from the Texas blues/rock trio‘s earlier days. The latest, “Heard it on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Buzzworthy Metal Band Spiritbox Mixes a Bit of ’90s Alt/Rock into its Approach with New Single “Rotoscope”
June 23, 2022
Buzzworthy Metal Band Spiritbox Mixes a Bit of ’90s Alt/Rock into its Approach with New Single “Rotoscope”

The past year-plus brought big moves from Spiritbox, a genre-bending metal band featuring powerhouse vocalist Courtney LaPlante. Their debut album Eternal Blue put them on the map in the hard...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White Adds Dates to ‘Supply Chain Issues’ Tour; ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ Album Out 7/22
June 21, 2022
Jack White Adds Dates to ‘Supply Chain Issues’ Tour; ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ Album Out 7/22

These are busy times for Jack White, who intended on precisely that when he announced he would be releasing two separate albums this year. The first, Fear of the Dawn,...

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 | Out Now: Lit Returns to ‘A Place in the Sun,’ Covers the Cars on High-Energy New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold’ (Listen)
June 17, 2022
Out Now: Lit Returns to ‘A Place in the Sun,’ Covers the Cars on High-Energy New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold’ (Listen)

Back in 1999, Orange County rockers Lit unleashed A Place in the Sun, the band’s second full-length record and first with MCA Records. It featured a little ditty called “My...

Rock Cellar Magazine | She & Him Extend Fall Tour in Support of New Brian Wilson Tribute Album, ‘Melt Away’ (Out 7/22)
June 14, 2022
She & Him Extend Fall Tour in Support of New Brian Wilson Tribute Album, ‘Melt Away’ (Out 7/22)

She & Him, the celebrated duo comprised of singer/actor Zooey Deschanel and guitarist/singer M. Ward, is preparing to release Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson, a reverent celebration of the...

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 | Life Lessons with John Waite: ‘It’s OK to Be Ambitious and Get to the Top of the Mountain, but What Are You Going to Do When You Get There?’
June 13, 2022
Life Lessons with John Waite: ‘It’s OK to Be Ambitious and Get to the Top of the Mountain, but What Are You Going to Do When You Get There?’

Anything, a new four-song EP from John Waite, demonstrates why he remains one of the most dynamic and authentic rock and roll singers of all time. With his stellar work...

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 | PHOTOS: The Vibe, Energy and Guitars — Lots of Guitars — from the First NAMM Show in Anaheim Since Jan. 2020
June 9, 2022
PHOTOS: The Vibe, Energy and Guitars — Lots of Guitars — from the First NAMM Show in Anaheim Since Jan. 2020

This past weekend, the masses descended upon the Anaheim Convention Center for The NAMM Show — the first such gathering since January 2020, shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic. For those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Angel Olsen Plays ‘Kimmel,’ ‘Big Time’ LP Out Now; ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour w/ Sharon Van Etten/Julien Baker Starts 7/21
June 8, 2022
Angel Olsen Plays ‘Kimmel,’ ‘Big Time’ LP Out Now; ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour w/ Sharon Van Etten/Julien Baker Starts 7/21

This past Friday, June 3, acclaimed singer/songwriter Angel Olsen released her new album, Big Time. As Olsen said in a statement, Big Time is very much a personal creative statement,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch Rock Cellar at The NAMM Show in Anaheim This June 3-5 (Hall C, Booth No. 7029)
June 2, 2022
Catch Rock Cellar at The NAMM Show in Anaheim This June 3-5 (Hall C, Booth No. 7029)

For the first time since January 2020, The NAMM Show will bring the music industry together for a weekend in Southern California. This coming Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Releases Bob Dylan Tribute ‘Dirt Does Dylan” on Digital – Album Out 8/22 (Listen)
May 28, 2022
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Releases Bob Dylan Tribute ‘Dirt Does Dylan” on Digital – Album Out 8/22 (Listen)

On May 20th, the 5-decade-old Nitty Gritty Dirt Band released Dirt Does Dylan – a Bob Dylan tribute with 10 of his most beloved songs. The vinyl album will come...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten Performs “Mistakes,” from ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong,’ on ‘Colbert’
May 23, 2022
Sharon Van Etten Performs “Mistakes,” from ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong,’ on ‘Colbert’

Sharon Van Etten released her new album, We’ve Been Going About It All Wrong, without a “lead single” or any pre-release tracks ahead of the album’s full arrival. That doesn’t...

Rock Cellar Magazine | She & Him Previews New ‘Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson’ Album with “Darlin'”
May 19, 2022
She & Him Previews New ‘Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson’ Album with “Darlin'”

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. Scheduled for a July...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Angel Olsen Previews ‘Big Time’ with “Through the Fires”; LP Due 6/3 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour
May 18, 2022
Angel Olsen Previews ‘Big Time’ with “Through the Fires”; LP Due 6/3 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour

On June 3, Angel Olsen will release a new record, Big Time, which the acclaimed singer/songwriter has been previewing in recent weeks with a few songs. Here’s “Through the Fires,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ghost Announces North American Tour with Mastodon and Spiritbox; ‘Impera’ LP Out Now
May 17, 2022
Ghost Announces North American Tour with Mastodon and Spiritbox; ‘Impera’ LP Out Now

On March 11, Swedish hard-rock/metal/glam/pop group Ghost unleashed Impera, the latest chapter in the group’s endlessly compelling arc. The genre-defying record, which dabbles in glam as much it does gloom, continues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reunited Sunny Day Real Estate Announces First Tour in 12 Years
May 16, 2022
Reunited Sunny Day Real Estate Announces First Tour in 12 Years

Sunny Day Real Estate, the massively influential and celebrated indie/rock band, will embark on its first tour in 12 years this fall. Announced on Monday, the tour comes after the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from America’s Gerry Beckley: Listen to Title Track of New Solo Album ‘Aurora’ Out 7/1
May 16, 2022
New from America’s Gerry Beckley: Listen to Title Track of New Solo Album ‘Aurora’ Out 7/1

On July 1, Gerry Beckley of the band America will release a new solo album titled Aurora. As a preview of the record, Beckley debuted the title track this past Friday,...

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 | Death Cab for Cutie: New Album ‘Asphalt Meadows’ Out 9/16, Shares “Roman Candles,” Sets Tour
May 11, 2022
Death Cab for Cutie: New Album ‘Asphalt Meadows’ Out 9/16, Shares “Roman Candles,” Sets Tour

On Sept. 16, Ben Gibbard and his esteemed indie band, Death Cab for Cutie, will return with Asphalt Meadows, their tenth studio album to date.  The news was made official...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wilco Previews New Double-LP ‘Cruel Country’ with “Tired Of Taking It Out On You”; Tour Extended
May 10, 2022
Wilco Previews New Double-LP ‘Cruel Country’ with “Tired Of Taking It Out On You”; Tour Extended

Jeff Tweedy and Wilco recently announced a new double-album, Cruel Country, which the celebrated indie band will release on May 27. Here’s “Tired Of Taking It Out On You,” a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Sharon Van Etten Releases ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’ LP; Hosting YouTube Live Stream
May 6, 2022
Out Now: Sharon Van Etten Releases ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’ LP; Hosting YouTube Live Stream

Acclaimed indie singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten returned today, May 6, with We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong, her sixth full-length album and the first since 2019’s Remind Me Tomorrow....

Rock Cellar Magazine | LA’s This Ain’t No Picnic Festival Sets Daily Lineups for Aug. 27-28 Event (The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, More)
May 3, 2022
LA’s This Ain’t No Picnic Festival Sets Daily Lineups for Aug. 27-28 Event (The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, More)

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metric Reignites the Dark Disco on “All Comes Crashing,” New Album 7/8, Tour in August
April 28, 2022
Metric Reignites the Dark Disco on “All Comes Crashing,” New Album 7/8, Tour in August

On July 8, Metric will return with a new studio album titled Formentera. It will be the eighth album from the indie/electronica band to date and the first since 2018’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wilco: ‘Cruel Country’ Double Album Coming 5/27; Stream “Falling Apart (Right Now)”
April 28, 2022
Wilco: ‘Cruel Country’ Double Album Coming 5/27; Stream “Falling Apart (Right Now)”

On May 27, Jeff Tweedy and his revered indie band Wilco will return with a new record titled Cruel Country, a double album billed in a news release as a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dispatch Debuts Russian Version of its Beloved Antiwar Anthem, “The General,” as a Show of Support for Ukraine
April 27, 2022
Dispatch Debuts Russian Version of its Beloved Antiwar Anthem, “The General,” as a Show of Support for Ukraine

Boston-based indie/roots/jam band Dispatch has a robust catalog of earnest songs speaking out about a number of worldly topics, among them poverty, homelessness, racial issues, violence and beyond, always infusing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): ‘Live from Telefunken Soundstage’ EP 5/13
April 26, 2022
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): ‘Live from Telefunken Soundstage’ EP 5/13

The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and Steve Postell (guitar and vocals),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pup Brings the People Together (and Reunites Lost Phones with Owners) at the Fonda with Skegss, Pinkshift (Recap)
April 22, 2022
Pup Brings the People Together (and Reunites Lost Phones with Owners) at the Fonda with Skegss, Pinkshift (Recap)

“This band was supposed to play basement shows and that’s it — so we have absolutely peaked,” remarked Stefan Babcock of the band Pup on stage at the Fonda Theatre...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands 2022 Lineup/Details: Green Day, Post Malone, SZA, Phoebe Bridgers, Mitski, Weezer Top Bill
April 19, 2022
Outside Lands 2022 Lineup/Details: Green Day, Post Malone, SZA, Phoebe Bridgers, Mitski, Weezer Top Bill

After making noise last week with rumblings of an imminent 2022 announcement and ticket on-sale information, the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival has now announced its official lineup and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Kurt Vile Takes Another Laid-Back and Engaging Journey on New Album ‘(watch my moves)’ — Listen
April 18, 2022
Out Now: Kurt Vile Takes Another Laid-Back and Engaging Journey on New Album ‘(watch my moves)’ — Listen

Guitarist/singer/songwriter Kurt Vile has carved out his own little niche in the music world, his laid-back guitar-based albums earning him a singular spot in an otherwise crowded indie community. He’s very comfortable...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Wet Leg Riding High with Quirky, Engaging & Dynamic Debut Album (Listen)
April 11, 2022
Out Now: Wet Leg Riding High with Quirky, Engaging & Dynamic Debut Album (Listen)

The past year or so has seen U.K. indie/rock duo Wet Leg become a bit of a global phenomenon, the momentum of the band’s breakthrough single “Chaise Longue” more or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Regrettes Take a Leap in Search of Self on New Album ‘Further Joy’ (Listen)
April 7, 2022
Out Now: The Regrettes Take a Leap in Search of Self on New Album ‘Further Joy’ (Listen)

Further Joy is the third full-length album from pop/punk/indie band The Regrettes, which has been adding new slashes to its genre characterization with each record. Previewed in recent weeks with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten: ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’ Album Out 5/6 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour
April 6, 2022
Sharon Van Etten: ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’ Album Out 5/6 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour

After sharing a few intriguing new songs in recent weeks, singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten has now revealed her master plan: Her sixth full-length album, We’ve Been Going About This All...

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 | Out Now: PUP’s New Album ‘The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND,’ the Soundtrack for Anxious Times
April 1, 2022
Out Now: PUP’s New Album ‘The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND,’ the Soundtrack for Anxious Times

Canadian punk/indie band PUP is pretty much the perfect band for the world right now. Post-pandemic  — well, are we actually post-pandemic, or are we still actually in a pandemic? That probably depends...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Angel Olsen Debuts “All the Good Times,” New Album ‘Big Time’ 6/3 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour
March 30, 2022
Angel Olsen Debuts “All the Good Times,” New Album ‘Big Time’ 6/3 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour

It’ll be a busy rest of the year for Angel Olsen. This week, the singer/songwriter announced a new album, Big Time, which will be released on June 3. Shared in...

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 | Alt-J and Portugal. the Man Tour: A Perfect Pairing of Unpredictable Indie/Alt Pioneers (Recap of LA Show 3/27)
March 28, 2022
Alt-J and Portugal. the Man Tour: A Perfect Pairing of Unpredictable Indie/Alt Pioneers (Recap of LA Show 3/27)

The combination of English indie/rock trio Alt-J and Portland-by-way-of-Alaska alt/psychedelic/indie ensemble Portugal. the Man sounded like a solid pairing when the groups’ current tour was announced a few months back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Love Him or Hate Him, Machine Gun Kelly is Carrying The Torch for Pop-Punk’s Revival (‘Mainstream Sellout’ Review)
March 25, 2022
Love Him or Hate Him, Machine Gun Kelly is Carrying The Torch for Pop-Punk’s Revival (‘Mainstream Sellout’ Review)

From the opening seconds of “Born with Horns,” the leadoff track on Mainstream Sellout — the new album from Machine Gun Kelly available today, March 25 — you might be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Dave Grohl’s Dream Widow EP, the Heavy Metal Band from Foo Fighters’ ‘Studio 666’ (ft. Grohl on Vox/Guitar/Bass/Drums & Fireball Ministry’s Jim Rota)
March 25, 2022
Out Now: Dave Grohl’s Dream Widow EP, the Heavy Metal Band from Foo Fighters’ ‘Studio 666’ (ft. Grohl on Vox/Guitar/Bass/Drums & Fireball Ministry’s Jim Rota)

Dream Widow was a band with big aspirations and an unseemly demise. As depicted in Studio 666, the horror/comedy film from Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters that was premiered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robin Trower: ‘No More Worlds to Conquer’ Album Out 4/29; Stream “The Razor’s Edge” & LP’s Title Track
March 24, 2022
Robin Trower: ‘No More Worlds to Conquer’ Album Out 4/29; Stream “The Razor’s Edge” & LP’s Title Track

On April 29, legendary English guitarist Robin Trower, known for his lengthy solo career in addition to being a key member of Procol Harum over the years, will release a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Hear John Frusciante’s Guitar Shimmer on “Not The One,” ‘Unlimited Love’ LP Out 4/1
March 24, 2022
New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Hear John Frusciante’s Guitar Shimmer on “Not The One,” ‘Unlimited Love’ LP Out 4/1

As promised by the band this week on social media, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have unleashed a new song, “Not the One,” the third preview of the Rock &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kurt Vile Shares “Mount Airy Hill (Way Gone),” New LP ‘(watch my moves)’ Out 4/15 Ahead of Tour
March 24, 2022
Kurt Vile Shares “Mount Airy Hill (Way Gone),” New LP ‘(watch my moves)’ Out 4/15 Ahead of Tour

Indie-rock guitarist/singer/songwriter Kurt Vile has been previewing a new record in recent weeks, the build-up to the April 15 release of (watch my moves), his ninth full-length album to date....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Experiences the Highs, Lows, & Scandals of Fame and Rocks the Moon in New Video for “Totally Fine”
March 22, 2022
PUP Experiences the Highs, Lows, & Scandals of Fame and Rocks the Moon in New Video for “Totally Fine”

When is a band more than a band? In the new music video for “Totally Fine,” Canadian punk/indie band PUP experiences it all. Specifically, the band takes a journey involving fame, fortune, headlines,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic: ‘One Nation Under a Groove’ Tour Coming This Summer
March 21, 2022
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic: ‘One Nation Under a Groove’ Tour Coming This Summer

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic want to entertain the masses this summer — and the legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame funk ensemble will do just that on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Ghost Returns with ‘Impera’: A Captivating, Victorian-Era Glam/Metal Musical Adventure
March 15, 2022
Out Now: Ghost Returns with ‘Impera’: A Captivating, Victorian-Era Glam/Metal Musical Adventure

There simply isn’t a band out there doing what Ghost is doing. The Swedish hard-rock/metal/glam/pop group returned with a new album, Impera, on March 11, and the abundant slashes in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch 7-Year-Old Drummer Caleb Hayes Smash Along with Slipknot on ‘Ellen’ & Receive a Jay Weinberg Snare Drum
March 9, 2022
Watch 7-Year-Old Drummer Caleb Hayes Smash Along with Slipknot on ‘Ellen’ & Receive a Jay Weinberg Snare Drum

You probably never thought you’d hear the pummeling heavy metal of Slipknot on The Ellen Show — but on the off chance you had, actually, dreamt of such an odd...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kurt Vile Previews New Album ‘(watch my moves)’ with “Hey Like a Child”; Tour Starts in April
March 4, 2022
Kurt Vile Previews New Album ‘(watch my moves)’ with “Hey Like a Child”; Tour Starts in April

Fuzzed-out guitar-based indie/rocker Kurt Vile will add to his catalog of music on April 15 with a new record titled (watch my moves), and on Friday he debuted “Hey Like a Child,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Turnstile Turn the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Set Into a Mosh Pit with Performances from ‘Glow On’ LP
March 3, 2022
Watch Turnstile Turn the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Set Into a Mosh Pit with Performances from ‘Glow On’ LP

Baltimore-based punk/”thrash-funk” band Turnstile is in the midst of an exponential rise based around the 2021 release of Glow On, the group’s breakthrough, genre-defying and thrilling third full-length album. Out on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Front Man Stefan Babcock Confronts Guilt Over Neglecting His Once-Favorite Guitar in “Matilda” Video
March 1, 2022
PUP Front Man Stefan Babcock Confronts Guilt Over Neglecting His Once-Favorite Guitar in “Matilda” Video

Canadian punk/indie band PUP has been busy previewing a new album titled The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND, due on April 1. The latest song shared from the record arrived on Tuesday in the form...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten Shares New Video for “Used To It”; Tour with Julien Baker + Angel Olsen This Summer
March 1, 2022
Sharon Van Etten Shares New Video for “Used To It”; Tour with Julien Baker + Angel Olsen This Summer

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten has now premiered two new songs so far this year, perhaps indicative of an impending new album release — which would be her first since...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Live in Colorado,’ a New Live Release from Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros. (Listen)
February 18, 2022
Out Now: ‘Live in Colorado,’ a New Live Release from Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros. (Listen)

Separate from his busy touring schedule with Dead & Company the past few years, Grateful Dead icon Bob Weir has maintained a steady presence with Wolf Bros., a live ensemble...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Morning Jacket Announces U.S. Tour; New Self-Titled Album Out Now
February 15, 2022
My Morning Jacket Announces U.S. Tour; New Self-Titled Album Out Now

Later this year, My Morning Jacket will embark on a big U.S. headlining tour, the esteemed band announced on Tuesday. The news comes on the heels of the October release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Vibes Are Strong with “Like Exploding Stones,” a New Song/Video from Kurt Vile (New LP 4/15)
February 15, 2022
The Vibes Are Strong with “Like Exploding Stones,” a New Song/Video from Kurt Vile (New LP 4/15)

Kurt Vile has cultivated a strong presence and dedicated audience over the past few years with his brand of psychedelic, fuzzed-out guitar-based indie/rock — and on April 15, Vile will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Tracks from Singer/Songwriters
February 11, 2022
Top 11 Classic Tracks from Singer/Songwriters

“I don’t deserve a Songwriters Hall of Fame Award. But fifteen years ago, I had a brain operation and I didn’t deserve that, either. So I’ll keep it!” — Quincy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mayer Introduces ‘Sob Rock’ Tour at SiriusXM & Pandora ‘Small Stage Series’; Streaming Through Weekend
February 10, 2022
John Mayer Introduces ‘Sob Rock’ Tour at SiriusXM & Pandora ‘Small Stage Series’; Streaming Through Weekend

John Mayer took the stage at the Hollywood Palladium on Wednesday night for a special Small Stage Series performance co-sponsored by SiriusXM and Pandora — an official kickoff event for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten Takes Control in Her Workout Routine-Heavy Music Video for New Song “Porta”
February 8, 2022
Sharon Van Etten Takes Control in Her Workout Routine-Heavy Music Video for New Song “Porta”

“Porta” is the title of a new song/video from Sharon Van Etten, the singer/songwriter‘s first bit of new music since 2020. Its corresponding music video, which was premiered on Tuesday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | IDLES Sets 2022 North American Tour Around Coachella Dates; New Album ‘Crawler’ Out Now
February 8, 2022
IDLES Sets 2022 North American Tour Around Coachella Dates; New Album ‘Crawler’ Out Now

Back on Nov. 12, Bristol, UK-based band IDLES released its new album, Crawler, amid intense anticipation that has built over the past few years — and after the strong reception...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Mitski Backs the Buzz with Compelling, Alluring New Album, ‘Laurel Hell’ (Listen)
February 4, 2022
Out Now: Mitski Backs the Buzz with Compelling, Alluring New Album, ‘Laurel Hell’ (Listen)

Listening to Laurel Hell, the new studio album from acclaimed indie singer/songwriter Mitski, it’s easy to understand why her upcoming North American tour is completely sold out. Her style of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Shares New Song/Video for “Kissing Lessons,” a Song About Childhood Infatuation; Tour Starts Soon
February 2, 2022
Lucy Dacus Shares New Song/Video for “Kissing Lessons,” a Song About Childhood Infatuation; Tour Starts Soon

Released in June of 2021, Home Video was an especially personal album from singer/songwriter Lucy Dacus, a collection of songs reflecting on experiences from her childhood, hometown and upbringing. Kissing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The War on Drugs Extends 2022 Tour Into June, Adds Rescheduled Dates; ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Out Now
February 1, 2022
The War on Drugs Extends 2022 Tour Into June, Adds Rescheduled Dates; ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Out Now

After releasing a sweepingly powerful new album, I Don’t Live Here Anymore, in October, Philadelphia-based indie/rock ensemble The War on Drugs is preparing to head out on a big tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Take a Ride with Steve Vai on ‘Inviolate,’ the Guitar Wizard’s New Studio Record
January 28, 2022
Out Now: Take a Ride with Steve Vai on ‘Inviolate,’ the Guitar Wizard’s New Studio Record

Guitar icon Steve Vai recently announced he had to postpone the start of his 2022 tour to the fall due to a surgical procedure, but that setback didn’t affect the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Bruce Sudano’s “Fatal Love” Video,’ from New Album ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ (Available Now)
January 25, 2022
Premiere: Bruce Sudano’s “Fatal Love” Video,’ from New Album ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ (Available Now)

Back in October, singer/songwriter Bruce Sudano added to his catalog of music with Ode to a Nightingale, a seven-song album featuring the single “Fatal Love.” That song now has an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Announces Spring U.S. Leg of ‘Rough & Rowdy Ways’ Tour for March + April
January 24, 2022
Bob Dylan Announces Spring U.S. Leg of ‘Rough & Rowdy Ways’ Tour for March + April

Last fall, Bob Dylan embarked on his first public live performances since 2019 with the Rough & Rowdy Ways tour. On Monday, the legendary singer/songwriter detailed a new leg of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Details New Album ‘the Unraveling of Puptheband,’ Shares “Robot Writes a Love Song”
January 18, 2022
PUP Details New Album ‘the Unraveling of Puptheband,’ Shares “Robot Writes a Love Song”

Canadian punk/indie band PUP will release a new album titled The Unraveling of Puptheband on April 1. Recorded over the summer of 2021 in Connecticut at the “bat-filled mansion” of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coheed and Cambria Releasing ‘Vaxis II: A Window of the Waking Mind’ Album 5/27; Stream Two New Songs
January 14, 2022
Coheed and Cambria Releasing ‘Vaxis II: A Window of the Waking Mind’ Album 5/27; Stream Two New Songs

Vaxis II: A Window of the Waking Mind is the title of a new album from esteemed prog-rock/experimental band Coheed and Cambria. The record was officially announced on Friday, and is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros.: Stream “West L.A. Fadeaway” from ‘Live in Colorado’ LP Due in February
January 14, 2022
New from Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros.: Stream “West L.A. Fadeaway” from ‘Live in Colorado’ LP Due in February

On Feb. 18, Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros will release Live In Colorado, their first vinyl collection of recorded material that’s sure to appeal to Grateful Dead fans. The collection was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brandon Boyd (Incubus) Debuts “Dime in My Dryer,” New Solo Album ‘Echoes & Cocoons’ Out 3/11
January 14, 2022
Brandon Boyd (Incubus) Debuts “Dime in My Dryer,” New Solo Album ‘Echoes & Cocoons’ Out 3/11

“Dime in My Dryer” is a new song premiered on Friday by Brandon Boyd, lead singer/songwriter of the band Incubus. He’s been steadily releasing solo tracks over the past few...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | More New Mitski: Hear “Love Me More,” from ‘Laurel Hell’ LP Coming 2/4
January 12, 2022
More New Mitski: Hear “Love Me More,” from ‘Laurel Hell’ LP Coming 2/4

The past few weeks have seen a pair of songs debuted by indie singer/songwriter Mitski, previews of her forthcoming studio album, Laurel Hell. The record will be released on Feb....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo 2022 Lineup/Details Announced (ft. Stevie Nicks, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss and Much More)
January 11, 2022
Bonnaroo 2022 Lineup/Details Announced (ft. Stevie Nicks, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss and Much More)

After a COVID-19 mandated delay and a 2021 cancellation caused by rough weather, the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is back with a new lineup and details for its 2022...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lensing the Legends: Sherry Rayn Barnett Visually Captures the Essence of Music
January 10, 2022
Lensing the Legends: Sherry Rayn Barnett Visually Captures the Essence of Music

In her exquisite new book Eye of the Music, The Photography of Sherry Rayn Barnett, New York to LA, 1969-1989, the eponymous shutterbug chronicles the music scene coast-to-coast for two...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker & Angel Olsen to Head Out on ‘The Wild Hearts’ Co-Headlining Tour in Summer
January 10, 2022
Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker & Angel Olsen to Head Out on ‘The Wild Hearts’ Co-Headlining Tour in Summer

This summer, three pillars of of the indie singer/songwriter scene will join forces for co-headlining outing when Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker and Angel Olsen embark on The Wild Hearts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Music Industry Publicist and Professional Audio Consultant Lisa Roy
January 5, 2022
Rest in Peace, Music Industry Publicist and Professional Audio Consultant Lisa Roy

It is with a heavy heart that we say farewell to an incredible force in the music industry, Lisa Roy. “On Friday, December 31st, 2021, our world lost one of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Let’s Eat Grandma Celebrate Friendship with a Tennis Match and Fireworks in New “Happy New Year” Video
January 3, 2022
Let’s Eat Grandma Celebrate Friendship with a Tennis Match and Fireworks in New “Happy New Year” Video

English pop duo Let’s Eat Grandma unleashed a new video on Monday, the appropriately timed “Happy New Year.” A preview of the upcoming third full-length album from Rosa Walton and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Streaming Now: Watch the New ‘Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name’ Documentary
January 3, 2022
Streaming Now: Watch the New ‘Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name’ Documentary

This past Sunday, Jan. 2, CNN premiered Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name, a new documentary film focusing on the intertwining careers and shared legacies of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the New ‘Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name’ Documentary, Premiering 1/2 on CNN
December 22, 2021
Preview the New ‘Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name’ Documentary, Premiering 1/2 on CNN

Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name is a new documentary film scheduled to debut on Jan. 2 on CNN before being available via cable satellite providers, CNNgo, and CNN mobile apps from Jan. 3 to Jan. 9.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brandon Boyd of Incubus Shares Another New Solo Song, “Petrichor” (Listen)
December 17, 2021
Brandon Boyd of Incubus Shares Another New Solo Song, “Petrichor” (Listen)

Brandon Boyd, lead singer of the band Incubus, has his eyes firmly set on a new project: A solo album, Echoes & Cocoons, which is on track to be released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen Sells Masters & Publishing Rights to Sony for $500M (Reports)
December 16, 2021
Bruce Springsteen Sells Masters & Publishing Rights to Sony for $500M (Reports)

Bruce Springsteen is the latest music legend to ink a significant deal for his publishing/masters rights, with Billboard reporting a deal with Sony for an estimated $500M.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Video for George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord,” ft. Fred Armisen, Vanessa Bayer, Jeff Lynne, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Mark Hamill, “Weird Al” Yankovic & More
December 15, 2021
Watch a New Video for George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord,” ft. Fred Armisen, Vanessa Bayer, Jeff Lynne, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Mark Hamill, “Weird Al” Yankovic & More

The first-ever video for George Harrison's "My Sweet Lord" is a star-studded, cameo-filled romp.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coheed and Cambria Announces ‘The Great Destroyer’ U.S. Tour for February/March with Sheer Mag
December 14, 2021
Coheed and Cambria Announces ‘The Great Destroyer’ U.S. Tour for February/March with Sheer Mag

Early next year, esteemed prog-rock/experimental band Coheed and Cambria will play a series of headlining U.S. gigs on The Great Destroyer tour, a chance for fans to catch the dynamic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros ft. The Wolfpack Announce 2022 Tour; Live Album Coming in February
December 13, 2021
Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros ft. The Wolfpack Announce 2022 Tour; Live Album Coming in February

Next year will bring an exciting tour from Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros featuring The Wolfpack, a surefire must-see show for fans of the Grateful Dead and the Dead’s extended...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Courtney Barnett Brings ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’ Tour to LA, Covers Gillian Welch with Lucius (Video)
December 10, 2021
Courtney Barnett Brings ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’ Tour to LA, Covers Gillian Welch with Lucius (Video)

Things Take Time, Take Time is the title of the new studio album from acclaimed singer/songwriter/guitarist Courtney Barnett. She’s currently out on the road supporting the album with a North...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Beach House: Chapter Two of Upcoming Double-Album ‘Once Twice Melody’ Out 2/18 (Listen)
December 8, 2021
New from Beach House: Chapter Two of Upcoming Double-Album ‘Once Twice Melody’ Out 2/18 (Listen)

Dream pop/indie duo Beach House will release a new double-album, Once Twice Melody, on Feb. 18 — and the two (Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally) have now debuted a handful...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Courtney Barnett Play “If I Don’t Hear From You Tonight” on ‘Kimmel’; North American Tour On Now
December 7, 2021
Watch Courtney Barnett Play “If I Don’t Hear From You Tonight” on ‘Kimmel’; North American Tour On Now

Courtney Barnett is out on the road right now supporting her acclaimed new album, Things Take Time, Take Time, which was released on Nov. 12 — and while in Southern...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Announces 2022 Tour Dates, Shares New Song “No Choice” from ‘The Slow Rush Deluxe Box Set’
December 7, 2021
Tame Impala Announces 2022 Tour Dates, Shares New Song “No Choice” from ‘The Slow Rush Deluxe Box Set’

Tuesday came with a flurry of exciting announcements from Tame Impala, the Australian psychedelic/indie-pop band fronted by musical mastermind Kevin Parker. A new track, “No Choice,” was premiered as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Mitski: Stream “Heat Lightning,” an Entrancing Exploration of Insomnia (‘Laurel Hell’ LP Out in February)
December 7, 2021
New from Mitski: Stream “Heat Lightning,” an Entrancing Exploration of Insomnia (‘Laurel Hell’ LP Out in February)

Debuted on Tuesday, “Heat Lightning” is the latest preview of Laurel Hell, a much-anticipated new studio album from esteemed singer/songwriter Mitski. Thematically, the song concerns insomnia — and, specifically, the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dispatch and O.A.R. Announce Co-Headlining Tour for Summer 2022
December 1, 2021
Dispatch and O.A.R. Announce Co-Headlining Tour for Summer 2022

The vibes will be smooth next summer when Dispatch and O.A.R. link up for a co-headlining tour of the United States. Announced on Wednesday, the tour pairs two versatile, veteran...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Alan Parsons ‘The NeverEnding Show: Live In The Netherlands’ Live Album (Listen)
November 12, 2021
Out Now: Alan Parsons ‘The NeverEnding Show: Live In The Netherlands’ Live Album (Listen)

Prog-rock master/studio legend Alan Parsons released a new live album and video release titled The NeverEnding Show: Live In The Netherlands, on Nov. 5. Parsons recently debuted a new music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mastodon Lands Atop Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums Chart with Crushing New Double-LP ‘Hushed and Grim’ (Listen)
November 10, 2021
Mastodon Lands Atop Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums Chart with Crushing New Double-LP ‘Hushed and Grim’ (Listen)

Released on Oct. 29, Hushed and Grim is the eighth studio album from hard rock/metal kings Mastodon, and the band’s first since 2017’s Emperor of Sand. With an epic running...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top’s Billy F Gibbons Gets Into the Holiday Spirit with the Stylish Christmas Romp “Jingle Bell Blues”
November 10, 2021
ZZ Top’s Billy F Gibbons Gets Into the Holiday Spirit with the Stylish Christmas Romp “Jingle Bell Blues”

This winter, why not warm up for the holidays with a little style? Thanks to ZZ Top icon Billy F Gibbons, you can do precisely that with his new festive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Canadian Indie/Punks PUP Share Two New Songs, Details 2022 North American Tour
November 9, 2021
Canadian Indie/Punks PUP Share Two New Songs, Details 2022 North American Tour

PUP, the Canadian punk/indie band known for an incendiary live show, will return to the stage in 2022 for a North American tour. Announced by the group on Tuesday, 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 | Watch MUNA and Phoebe Bridgers Bring Their Infectious, ’90s-Inspired Love Anthem “Silk Chiffon” to ‘Corden’
November 9, 2021
Watch MUNA and Phoebe Bridgers Bring Their Infectious, ’90s-Inspired Love Anthem “Silk Chiffon” to ‘Corden’

There’s something about “Silk Chiffon,” the new collaborative single from Los Angeles-based indie/pop group MUNA and pal Phoebe Bridgers that sounds lifted out of 1996. Rich, layered harmonies from singer...

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 | IDLES Previews New Album ‘Crawler’ with “Car Crash,” Plays ‘Kimmel’ and On Sold-Out US Tour
November 4, 2021
IDLES Previews New Album ‘Crawler’ with “Car Crash,” Plays ‘Kimmel’ and On Sold-Out US Tour

These are exceptionally busy times for IDLES. The Bristol, UK-based band is set to release its fourth album, Crawler, on Nov. 12, and is currently out on a big, mostly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Every Time I Die’s ‘Radical,’ a Pummeling Master Class in Heaviness (Both Musical and Lyrical)
November 2, 2021
Out Now: Every Time I Die’s ‘Radical,’ a Pummeling Master Class in Heaviness (Both Musical and Lyrical)

Buffalo, New York-based metal/hardcore veterans Every Time I Die have always used their music as a means of cathartic expression, vocalist Keith Buckley’s thoughtful and inventive lyrics pairing with the band’s endlessly aggressive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mitski Re-Emerges with “Working for the Knife” Song/Video, Details U.S. Theater Tour for the Spring
October 5, 2021
Mitski Re-Emerges with “Working for the Knife” Song/Video, Details U.S. Theater Tour for the Spring

Singer/songwriter Mitski returned on Tuesday with “Working for the Knife,” a brand new song that marks her first release in a few years. The very artistically rendered video works more...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: New Self-Titled Album from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) — Listen/Buy
August 27, 2021
Out Now: New Self-Titled Album from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) — Listen/Buy

The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and Steve Postell (guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Joy Formidable ‘Into the Blue,’ Another Captivating, Emotionally Rapturous Album from the Alt/Experimental Trio (Listen)
August 20, 2021
Out Now: The Joy Formidable ‘Into the Blue,’ Another Captivating, Emotionally Rapturous Album from the Alt/Experimental Trio (Listen)

Today, Aug. 20, Welsh indie/rock/experimental band The Joy Formidable returned with a new studio album, Into the Blue. It is the group’s fifth studio album to date, and the follow-up to 2018’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Share “Fair Warning” Video
August 19, 2021
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Share “Fair Warning” Video

On Aug. 27, The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and Steve Postell (guitar...

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 | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Stream “Fair Warning” LP 8/2
July 30, 2021
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Stream “Fair Warning” LP 8/2

Aug. 27 will see the release of an anticipated new full-length album from The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Los Lobos’ New Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Covers Set Honoring Their Hometown of Los Angeles (Listen)
July 30, 2021
Out Now: Los Lobos’ New Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Covers Set Honoring Their Hometown of Los Angeles (Listen)

Today, Los Lobos returned with a new covers album, Native Sons, which is billed as a “love letter to Los Angeles,” the hometown of the legendary rock/Tex-Mex/Latin rock band that has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Billie Eilish Returns with Powerful, Subdued Sophomore Album, ‘Happier Than Ever’ (Listen)
July 30, 2021
Out Now: Billie Eilish Returns with Powerful, Subdued Sophomore Album, ‘Happier Than Ever’ (Listen)

Billie Eilish and her co-songwriter/producer/brother FINNEAS had an impossible task at hand — how to follow up a groundbreaking debut, 2019’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Now Streaming: HBO Max’s ‘Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage’ Doc Captures the Chaos of the Notorious Event
July 26, 2021
Now Streaming: HBO Max’s ‘Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage’ Doc Captures the Chaos of the Notorious Event

When it comes to music festivals, certain images and scenes are burned in our memories, even years after the original event. Considering Woodstock ’99 calls to mind a few specific...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jakob Dylan on The Wallflowers’ Return with ‘Exit Wounds’ and Why Being on Time Isn’t That Hard (The Interview)
July 13, 2021
Jakob Dylan on The Wallflowers’ Return with ‘Exit Wounds’ and Why Being on Time Isn’t That Hard (The Interview)

It has to be hard to be the son of a rock and roll legend, no matter what career you choose. And rock history is scattered with the once promising,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Lobos Cover Jackson Browne’s “Jamaica Say You Will,” from ‘Native Sons’ LP Honoring Los Angeles (Out 7/30)
July 8, 2021
Los Lobos Cover Jackson Browne’s “Jamaica Say You Will,” from ‘Native Sons’ LP Honoring Los Angeles (Out 7/30)

On July 30, Los Lobos will return with a new covers album, Native Sons, which is billed as a “love letter to Los Angeles,” the hometown of the legendary rock/Tex-Mex/Latin rock band that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Japanese Breakfast Performs “Paprika” on ‘Kimmel,’ Adds Tour Dates to Sold-Out Fall 2021 Run
July 8, 2021
Japanese Breakfast Performs “Paprika” on ‘Kimmel,’ Adds Tour Dates to Sold-Out Fall 2021 Run

It’s been a big few months for Japanese Breakfast, the indie project alter ego of singer/songwriter/author Michelle Zauner. Zauner released a new album, Jubilee, in early June, and it’s one...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Self-Titled Album Out 8/27, Fall Tour Dates
June 29, 2021
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Self-Titled Album Out 8/27, Fall Tour Dates

Aug. 27 will see the release of an anticipated new full-length album from The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Modest Mouse Adds to its Established Indie Legacy with New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ (Listen)
June 25, 2021
Out Now: Modest Mouse Adds to its Established Indie Legacy with New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ (Listen)

The Golden Casket is the new studio album from Modest Mouse, the long-running indie/rock band‘s new album and first since 2015. At its essence is a core theme of ruminating...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Lucy Dacus Releases Emotionally Heavy New Album ‘Home Video’ — (Watch Her ‘Kimmel’ Performance)
June 25, 2021
Out Now: Lucy Dacus Releases Emotionally Heavy New Album ‘Home Video’ — (Watch Her ‘Kimmel’ Performance)

Home Video is the title of the new studio album from Lucy Dacus, a raw, reflective and emotionally complex record from the singer/songwriter/member of boygenius alongside Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers. The lyrically...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | KZZ Music Launches ‘Oasis in the Desert’ — an Unscripted Live Music Series from Joshua Tree
June 21, 2021
KZZ Music Launches ‘Oasis in the Desert’ — an Unscripted Live Music Series from Joshua Tree

KZZ Music is a new endeavor billed as “passion project” from Kirk Pasich, the co-founder of Blue Élan Records, and music producers Zackary Darling and Zachary Ross. As the co-founders...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Modest Mouse: Stream “The Sun Hasn’t Left,” New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ Out 6/25
June 21, 2021
Modest Mouse: Stream “The Sun Hasn’t Left,” New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ Out 6/25

Indie/rock veterans Modest Mouse have been sharing a number of tracks in recent weeks from The Golden Casket, the group’s new album that will be released this upcoming Friday, June...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘In The Moment,’ Another Exercise in Reggae/Rock Inspiration and Uplift from Rebelution (Summer Tour Starts 8/5)
June 21, 2021
Out Now: ‘In The Moment,’ Another Exercise in Reggae/Rock Inspiration and Uplift from Rebelution (Summer Tour Starts 8/5)

Over the years, Isla Vista, California-based Rebelution has sailed past many of its peers in terms of audience, routinely packing amphitheaters and sizable outdoor venues of dedicated fans enamored with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Shares “Brando,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Out 6/25 (Tour On Sale Now)
June 8, 2021
Lucy Dacus Shares “Brando,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Out 6/25 (Tour On Sale Now)

Lucy Dacus is preparing to release her awaited new studio album, Home Video, on June 25. The singer/songwriter/member of boygenius alongside Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers has been previewing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Jubilee,’ the Anticipated — and Worth the Wait — New Album from Japanese Breakfast (Listen)
June 4, 2021
Out Now: ‘Jubilee,’ the Anticipated — and Worth the Wait — New Album from Japanese Breakfast (Listen)

It’s a big year for Michelle Zauner. The singer/songwriter behind Japanese Breakfast is a New York Times Bestseller with her new memoir, Crying in H Mart, and today, June 4,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Modest Mouse Shares Music Video for “We Are Between,” from New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ Out 6/25
June 3, 2021
Modest Mouse Shares Music Video for “We Are Between,” from New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ Out 6/25

We’re two weeks away from the release of The Golden Casket, the awaited new album from indie/rock institution Modest Mouse, the band’s first new album in six years. The first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Your Attention Skyward with Styx in the Band’s Lyric Video for “Crash of the Crown,” from New LP Out 6/18
June 2, 2021
Turn Your Attention Skyward with Styx in the Band’s Lyric Video for “Crash of the Crown,” from New LP Out 6/18

On June 18, Styx will add to its robust catalog of music with a new studio album titled Crash of the Crown, the heralded band‘s 17th album to date. Having previously debuted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: David Bowie ‘The Width of a Circle,’ Companion Piece to ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ 50th Anniversary Set
May 28, 2021
Out Now: David Bowie ‘The Width of a Circle,’ Companion Piece to ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ 50th Anniversary Set

Back in November 2020, the David Bowie vaults were opened once again with the release of Metrobolist, a 50th anniversary edition of The Man Who Sold the World, repackaged under the album’s original...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider: New Album ‘Leave a Scar’ 7/30, Share Loud New Video for “I Gotta Rock (Again)”
May 27, 2021
Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider: New Album ‘Leave a Scar’ 7/30, Share Loud New Video for “I Gotta Rock (Again)”

On July 30, esteemed hard-rock icon Dee Snider will release his fifth solo album, Leave a Scar, via Napalm Records. Officially announced on Thursday, the news came with the premiere...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Modest Mouse Shares “Leave a Light On” from New Album ‘The Golden Casket’; 2021 Tour Dates
May 25, 2021
Modest Mouse Shares “Leave a Light On” from New Album ‘The Golden Casket’; 2021 Tour Dates

On June 25, long-running indie/rock band Modest Mouse will return with its first new album in six years, The Golden Casket, via Epic Records. The latest song shared from the album landed on Monday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Trapper Schoepp’s ‘May Day’ Q&A: Singer/Songwriter Talks New Album, Collaborating with Bob Dylan & More
May 21, 2021
Trapper Schoepp’s ‘May Day’ Q&A: Singer/Songwriter Talks New Album, Collaborating with Bob Dylan & More

Trapper Schoepp came to international prominence, not surprisingly, when he collaborated with Bob Dylan. The song, “On, Wisconsin,” paired a discarded Dylan lyric from 1961 with Schoepp’s music and killer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Japanese Breakfast: Watch “Savage Good Boy,” ft. Michael Imperioli from ‘The Sopranos’ (Also: Tour Dates)
May 19, 2021
New Japanese Breakfast: Watch “Savage Good Boy,” ft. Michael Imperioli from ‘The Sopranos’ (Also: Tour Dates)

“Savage Good Boy” is the name of another new song from Japanese Breakfast, a.k.a. singer/songwriter/author Michelle Zauner. It’s a preview of her upcoming album, Jubilee, which will be released on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | girl in red Riding Acclaim of Debut LP ‘if i could make it to quiet’ with Spring 2022 Tour
May 17, 2021
girl in red Riding Acclaim of Debut LP ‘if i could make it to quiet’ with Spring 2022 Tour

if i could make it go quiet is the attention-grabbing debut full-length album from girl in red, a.k.a. Norwegian singer/songwriter Marie Ulven. Released in late April, the record was highly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Debuts “3:45 Coming Through” Video
May 14, 2021
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Debuts “3:45 Coming Through” Video

“3:45 Coming Through” is the title of another new bit of music from The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Weller: On His Lockdown Record ‘Fat Pop, Vol. 1,’ Stockpiling Songs for a Return to Live Concerts (Listen)
May 14, 2021
Paul Weller: On His Lockdown Record ‘Fat Pop, Vol. 1,’ Stockpiling Songs for a Return to Live Concerts (Listen)

In any decade of the latter half of the last century, Fat Pop, Vol. 1, the new album from Paul Weller, would have racked up at least four or five...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don Letts Q&A: English Filmmaker/DJ/Legend on New Memoir, His Journey and Distinctive Worldview, the Clash and Beyond
May 13, 2021
Don Letts Q&A: English Filmmaker/DJ/Legend on New Memoir, His Journey and Distinctive Worldview, the Clash and Beyond

Don Letts was at the epicenter of the punk rock explosion in late-1970s London, as the manager of the King’s Road shop Acme Attraction and as a DJ at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY (CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a Keurig K-Cafe Coffee/Latte/Cappuccino Maker
May 10, 2021
GIVEAWAY (CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a Keurig K-Cafe Coffee/Latte/Cappuccino Maker

The entry period has now closed. Thank you! Congrats to Spirit W. of Colorado, our lucky winner! Coffee. Whether you like it hot, cold, caffeinated, extra caffeinated or decaffeinated, it’s...

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 | Styx: New Album ‘Crash of the Crown’ Out 6/18; Stream the Title Track
May 6, 2021
Styx: New Album ‘Crash of the Crown’ Out 6/18; Stream the Title Track

On June 18, Styx will add to its robust catalog of music with a new studio album titled Crash of the Crown. The long-running band‘s 17th album to date, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Lobos: New Covers Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Love Letter to Los Angeles, Out 7/30; Stream Two Songs
May 5, 2021
Los Lobos: New Covers Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Love Letter to Los Angeles, Out 7/30; Stream Two Songs

On July 30, Los Lobos will return with a new covers album, Native Sons, which is billed as a “love letter to Los Angeles,” the hometown of the legendary rock/Tex-Mex/Latin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Glass Animals Detail ‘Dreamland’ North American Tour Dates for Fall 2021
May 4, 2021
Glass Animals Detail ‘Dreamland’ North American Tour Dates for Fall 2021

English indie/pop band Glass Animals will embark on a North American run of dates this fall on the Dreamland Tour, named after the group’s 2020 album Dreamland. The third official...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Primus Announces New 2021 Dates for ‘A Tribute to Kings’ Tour, a Salute to Rush (with Wolfmother/The Sword)
April 28, 2021
Primus Announces New 2021 Dates for ‘A Tribute to Kings’ Tour, a Salute to Rush (with Wolfmother/The Sword)

Back before the COVID-19 pandemic, Les Claypool and Primus had big plans to hit the road in a toast to Canadian prog-rock gods Rush with the “A Tribute to Kings”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Motörhead ‘Louder Than Noise … Live In Berlin,’ Available Digitally and on CD (LP Coming 4/30)
April 23, 2021
Out Now: Motörhead ‘Louder Than Noise … Live In Berlin,’ Available Digitally and on CD (LP Coming 4/30)

Louder Than Noise … Live in Berlin is an archival live release from hard rock titans Motörhead released today, April 23. The live album captures a 2012 gig from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Les McKeown, Singer of the Bay City Rollers: 1955-2021
April 22, 2021
Rest in Peace Les McKeown, Singer of the Bay City Rollers: 1955-2021

Les McKeown, the lead singer of Scottish pop/rock band Bay City Rollers during the group’s peak in the 1970s, has passed away at the age of 65. McKeown’s social media...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: While She Sleeps – ‘Sleeps Society’, an Album of Thunderous Anthems of Unity & Light Amid the Darkness
April 19, 2021
Out Now: While She Sleeps – ‘Sleeps Society’, an Album of Thunderous Anthems of Unity & Light Amid the Darkness

Sheffield, U.K.-based metalcore band While She Sleeps unleashed a new studio album, Sleeps Society, on April 16. The group’s fifth full-length album to date, the record continues the band’s trend...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Making of John Lennon’s ‘Plastic Ono Band’: New ‘Ultimate Collection’ Set (Out 4/23) Puts You In the Room
April 16, 2021
The Making of John Lennon’s ‘Plastic Ono Band’: New ‘Ultimate Collection’ Set (Out 4/23) Puts You In the Room

The first proper solo album from John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band, is about as far from a Beatles album as you can get. And yet it’s grown in stature since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie: ‘The Width of a Circle,’ Companion Piece to ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ 50th Anniversary Set, Out 5/28 (Pre-Order)
April 14, 2021
David Bowie: ‘The Width of a Circle,’ Companion Piece to ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ 50th Anniversary Set, Out 5/28 (Pre-Order)

November 2020 saw the release of Metrobolist, a 50th anniversary edition of The Man Who Sold the World from David Bowie, repackaged under the album’s original intended title. Due out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Motörhead ‘Louder Than Noise… Live In Berlin’ (Out 4/23) with a Performance of ‘Rock It’ (Pre-Order)
April 9, 2021
Preview Motörhead ‘Louder Than Noise… Live In Berlin’ (Out 4/23) with a Performance of ‘Rock It’ (Pre-Order)

On April 23, an archival live release from heard rock titans Motörhead will be released, and Louder Than Noise … Live in Berlin captures a 2012 gig from the late,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘TV Dinner’ is a Stylish, Twisted Takedown of Consumerism and Americana from LA’s Holy Wars (Watch)
April 9, 2021
‘TV Dinner’ is a Stylish, Twisted Takedown of Consumerism and Americana from LA’s Holy Wars (Watch)

Holy Wars is a Los Angeles-based “dark pop” band comprised of vocalist Kat Leon, guitarist/producer Nic Perez and drummer Greg Garman — and today, the band unleashed a little slice...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, DMX: Hip-Hop Icon Dies at 50 After Being Placed on Life Support Due to ‘Catastropic Cardiac Arrest’
April 9, 2021
Rest in Peace, DMX: Hip-Hop Icon Dies at 50 After Being Placed on Life Support Due to ‘Catastropic Cardiac Arrest’

Earl Simmons, the acclaimed Grammy-nominated rapper known as DMX with a reputation for a particularly gritty and raspy vocal delivery hits such as “Party Up (Up in Here)” and “Ruff...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center
April 8, 2021
Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center

“To those who have been given much, much is expected.” Jesus, Luke 12:48 In our celebrity-worshipping society, some public figures who have attained fame, wealth and power use their privileged position...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Julien Baker Details 2021-’22 North American, European Tour Dates; Plays ‘Favor’ on ‘Late Late Show’
April 8, 2021
Julien Baker Details 2021-’22 North American, European Tour Dates; Plays ‘Favor’ on ‘Late Late Show’

With a glimmer of hope at the end of the tunnel regarding the returning of live concerts, acts have slowly begun scheduling plans for the coming year or so —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rise Against Debuting Performance Video for ‘Nowhere Generation’ as Track Climbs Rock Charts
April 6, 2021
Rise Against Debuting Performance Video for ‘Nowhere Generation’ as Track Climbs Rock Charts

Rise Against recently debuted a new single, “Nowhere Generation,” and in just three weeks since its premiere the track has climbed into the Top 25 on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock chart and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘The Who Sell Out’ Super Deluxe Set with ‘The Stereo Bonus Tracks’ EP
April 2, 2021
Preview ‘The Who Sell Out’ Super Deluxe Set with ‘The Stereo Bonus Tracks’ EP

We’re just three weeks away from the April 23 release of a Super Deluxe edition of The Who Sell Out, the English band’s classic 1967 concept record — and Friday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | St. Vincent Shares ’70s-Inspired ‘The Melting of the Sun,’ Playing SNL This Weekend 4/3
April 1, 2021
St. Vincent Shares ’70s-Inspired ‘The Melting of the Sun,’ Playing SNL This Weekend 4/3

St. Vincent (otherwise known as Annie Clark) is a prolific singer/songwriter with a career that spans genres and styles while defying (and exceeding) expectations at every turn. She will release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dinosaur Jr. Shares New Song/Video ‘Garden,’ Hosting Album Release Live Stream Gig 5/1
March 31, 2021
Dinosaur Jr. Shares New Song/Video ‘Garden,’ Hosting Album Release Live Stream Gig 5/1

On April 23, Dinosaur Jr. will return with a new album, Sweep It Into Space, released via Jagjaguwar. It’ll be the influential alt/indie band’s 12th studio album and the first since 2016’s Give a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Watch ‘Can’t Stop Progress’
March 26, 2021
New from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Watch ‘Can’t Stop Progress’

You Can’t Stop Progress — and that’s precisely the motivation behind a new EP from The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals),...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Acoustic Guitar Rock Songs
March 11, 2021
Top 11 Acoustic Guitar Rock Songs

“To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity.” —Richard Thompson “You’re in My Heart (The Final Acclaim)” by Rod...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Detroit Stories’ Lands Alice Cooper in the Top 5 Around the World, His Highest Album Debut Since the 1980s
March 10, 2021
‘Detroit Stories’ Lands Alice Cooper in the Top 5 Around the World, His Highest Album Debut Since the 1980s

When Alice Cooper set out to pay homage to his hometown with his new album, Detroit Stories, the shock-rock icon no doubt hoped it would resonate with his dedicated fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New EP from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Coming 4/23
March 2, 2021
New EP from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Coming 4/23

You Can’t Stop Progress — and that’s precisely the motivation behind a new EP from The Immediate Family, a bona fide rock and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Richie Furay Previews New ‘Return to the Troubadour’ Live CD/DVD (Out 4/2) with a Performance of ‘C’mon’
March 1, 2021
Richie Furay Previews New ‘Return to the Troubadour’ Live CD/DVD (Out 4/2) with a Performance of ‘C’mon’

On April 2, Richie Furay will commemorate his legacy with Poco, Buffalo Springfield, The Souther Hillman Furay Band and beyond when the singer/songwriter releases 50th Anniversary Return to the Troubadour, a special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andrew W.K. Starts the Party Once Again with the Crushing ‘Babalon,’ ft. Stark Imagery & a Disclaimer About ‘Evil’
February 17, 2021
Andrew W.K. Starts the Party Once Again with the Crushing ‘Babalon,’ ft. Stark Imagery & a Disclaimer About ‘Evil’

The following items appear in “Babalon,” the crushingly heavy new song from Andrew W.K. debuted early Wednesday as the “Party Hard” icon‘s first new music in three years: 3-D glasses...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie James Dio: Late Metal Icon’s Posthumous Autobiography ‘Rainbow in the Dark’ Coming 7/27
February 16, 2021
Ronnie James Dio: Late Metal Icon’s Posthumous Autobiography ‘Rainbow in the Dark’ Coming 7/27

Rainbow In The Dark: The Autobiography is the title of the long-anticipated autobiography from late heavy metal icon Ronnie James Dio, and it will arrive on July 27 via Permuted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Adam Sandler Hits the Links to Celebrate 25 Years of ‘Happy Gilmore’ — and Taunt Shooter McGavin, of Course
February 16, 2021
Adam Sandler Hits the Links to Celebrate 25 Years of ‘Happy Gilmore’ — and Taunt Shooter McGavin, of Course

Today, Feb. 16, marks the 25th anniversary since Happy Gilmore hit theaters. The golf-themed comedy starring Adam Sandler has since become a cult classic, as well as one of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Teenage Wrist Embraces a New Era, Exploring the Beauty of Melancholy with New Album ‘Earth is a Black Hole’
February 15, 2021
Out Now: Teenage Wrist Embraces a New Era, Exploring the Beauty of Melancholy with New Album ‘Earth is a Black Hole’

Los Angeles-based band Teenage Wrist arrived in 2018 with Chrome Neon Jesus, a neo/grunge-by-way-of-shoegaze debut album released on Epitaph Records that made waves in the “scene,” the band’s ability to blend...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Jon Anderson Unearths Garage Stash for ‘1000 Hands: Chapter One’ (& Dreams of Yes Reunion)
February 11, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Jon Anderson Unearths Garage Stash for ‘1000 Hands: Chapter One’ (& Dreams of Yes Reunion)

As a founding member of Yes, Jon Anderson co-wrote many of the prog rock group’s classic songs, including “Owner Of A Lonely Heart,” “Roundabout,” “Your Move,” and “I’ve Seen All...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Makes Her ‘SNL’ Debut with ‘Kyoto’ & ‘I Know the End’ (and a Guitar Smash!)
February 6, 2021
Phoebe Bridgers Makes Her ‘SNL’ Debut with ‘Kyoto’ & ‘I Know the End’ (and a Guitar Smash!)

Phoebe Bridgers has enjoyed an abundance of attention over the past few years, with her acclaimed (and especially well deserving) 2020 album Punisher increasing the Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter‘s profile a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Foo Fighters Throw a Few Surprises into the Mix with New Album ‘Medicine at Midnight’ (Listen)
February 4, 2021
Out Now: Foo Fighters Throw a Few Surprises into the Mix with New Album ‘Medicine at Midnight’ (Listen)

After a relentless promotional push that saw the Foo Fighters especially visible the past few months, Dave Grohl and the guys have unleashed Medicine at Midnight, their anticipated new studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Condemns Marilyn Manson, Recalls Disturbing Visit to His Home
February 4, 2021
Phoebe Bridgers Condemns Marilyn Manson, Recalls Disturbing Visit to His Home

Phoebe Bridgers recalled a past visit to the home of Marilyn Manson in a post on social media shared by the singer/songwriter on Thursday, the latest high-profile artist to condemn...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Unforgettable Jimi Hendrix Stories from Musicians Lucky Enough to Watch Him Play
February 2, 2021
Unforgettable Jimi Hendrix Stories from Musicians Lucky Enough to Watch Him Play

Jimi Hendrix is a near-mythical figure … but he was very much a human being, just like the rest of us. The difference, of course, lies in his otherworldly guitar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Marilyn Manson Dropped by Record Label Over Abuse Claims, Which He Calls ‘Horrible Distortions of Reality’
February 2, 2021
Marilyn Manson Dropped by Record Label Over Abuse Claims, Which He Calls ‘Horrible Distortions of Reality’

Marilyn Manson has issued a statement on Instagram in response to Monday’s abuse allegations levied against him by his former fiancée, Evan Rachel Wood, and at least four additional women....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Evan Rachel Wood, Four Additional Other Women Accuse Marilyn Manson of Abuse: ‘I Am Here to Expose This Dangerous Man’
February 2, 2021
Evan Rachel Wood, Four Additional Other Women Accuse Marilyn Manson of Abuse: ‘I Am Here to Expose This Dangerous Man’

Update Tuesday, Feb. 2: Marilyn Manson has issued a statement on Instagram in response to the allegations levied against him by Evan Rachel Wood and other women on Monday. His...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Behind-The-Scenes with AC/DC and the Band’s ‘Realize’ Music Video
February 1, 2021
Go Behind-The-Scenes with AC/DC and the Band’s ‘Realize’ Music Video

Back in mid-January, AC/DC unleashed a music video for “Realize,” a single from the Australian rock legends‘ explosive new album, Power Up. The video was a simple, straight-ahead example of...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty Chats with ‘CBS This Morning’ About His Powerful New Song ‘Weeping in the Promised Land’
January 21, 2021
John Fogerty Chats with ‘CBS This Morning’ About His Powerful New Song ‘Weeping in the Promised Land’

“The only way we’re truly going to have a great America is to have all Americans feel like they’re included.” That’s a quote from John Fogerty, part of a conversation...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Immediate Family’s Russ Kunkel + Leland Sklar Talk Shop in a Three-Part Interview Hosted by Don Lombardi of DrumChannel.com
January 19, 2021
Watch The Immediate Family’s Russ Kunkel + Leland Sklar Talk Shop in a Three-Part Interview Hosted by Don Lombardi of DrumChannel.com

Russ Kunkel and Leland Sklar, both of the rock and roll supergroup The Immediate Family, took part in a new, three-part video series that premiered on DrumChannel.com this week. Hosted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | NAMM Believe in Music Week to Feature Educational Sessions with Rock Supergroup The Immediate Family
January 15, 2021
NAMM Believe in Music Week to Feature Educational Sessions with Rock Supergroup The Immediate Family

On Jan. 18-22, the 2021 NAMM Believe in Music Week will take place online. It’s the virtual edition of the annual Winter NAMM Show, the international music trade show that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | January 2021 Issue
January 14, 2021
January 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our January 2021 features. Mick Fleetwood: On Honoring Peter Green & the Magic of Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days (The Interview) The Story of ‘Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty Shares ‘Weeping in the Promised Land,’ a Topical, Gospel-Influenced New Song/Video
January 6, 2021
John Fogerty Shares ‘Weeping in the Promised Land,’ a Topical, Gospel-Influenced New Song/Video

“Weeping in the Promised Land” is a brand new song from John Fogerty — his first new song in eight years, released on the heels of his Fogerty’s Factory family...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Continuity Question Regarding a Cro-Mags Shirt in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Led to Some Intense Online Debate
December 29, 2020
A Continuity Question Regarding a Cro-Mags Shirt in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Led to Some Intense Online Debate

Making a movie is hard work — let alone making a movie as anticipated as Wonder Woman 1984, which premiered in theaters and on HBO Max on Christmas Day. For...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Paul McCartney Adds to His Legacy with Strong New Album ‘McCartney III’ (Listen/Buy)
December 17, 2020
Out Now: Paul McCartney Adds to His Legacy with Strong New Album ‘McCartney III’ (Listen/Buy)

Sir Paul McCartney chose the final weeks of 2020 to release his new album … and now, finally, McCartney III is here. The record, which follows in the footsteps of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney: ‘McCartney III’ Album Out Friday 12/18; Six-Part Documentary with Rick Rubin Coming in 2021 (Preview)
December 16, 2020
Paul McCartney: ‘McCartney III’ Album Out Friday 12/18; Six-Part Documentary with Rick Rubin Coming in 2021 (Preview)

Sir Paul McCartney has been quite busy these past few months, that’s for sure. Macca is one of the many icons appearing on “Here’s to the Nights,” a new song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Greta Van Fleet Dial it Back to the ’70s for a Performance of ‘My Way, Soon’ on ‘Colbert’
December 9, 2020
Watch Greta Van Fleet Dial it Back to the ’70s for a Performance of ‘My Way, Soon’ on ‘Colbert’

The whole aesthetic of Greta Van Fleet is a throwback — both in the young band‘s musical style of unabashed rock and roll in the vein of Led Zeppelin and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 12/10: Go on a ZOOM Call with The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) & Filmmaker Denny Tedesco
December 8, 2020
12/10: Go on a ZOOM Call with The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) & Filmmaker Denny Tedesco

This upcoming Thursday, Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT, the Berklee Bass Department (of the Berklee College of Music) will host a webinar on ZOOM with The Immediate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Updates Don Henley’s ‘New York Minute’ with New Video
December 3, 2020
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Updates Don Henley’s ‘New York Minute’ with New Video

The Immediate Family, a venerable who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and Steve Postell (guitar...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Shares New Preview of ‘McCartney III’ Album, Due Out 12/18 (Pre-Order)
November 25, 2020
Paul McCartney Shares New Preview of ‘McCartney III’ Album, Due Out 12/18 (Pre-Order)

Sir Paul McCartney has pushed back the release date of his anticipated new album, McCartney III, which will now be released on Dec. 18 (instead of the week before). The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Tribute to Freddie Mercury on the 29th Anniversary of His Death (Including Posts from Brian May + Roger Taylor)
November 24, 2020
A Tribute to Freddie Mercury on the 29th Anniversary of His Death (Including Posts from Brian May + Roger Taylor)

Today, Nov. 24, is the 29th anniversary of the passing of Freddie Mercury, legendary singer of the band Queen. The dynamic vocalist (born Farrokh Bulsara) who captivated the world with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | White Stripes Share New ‘Apple Blossom’ Video, Announce Track List for ‘Greatest Hits’ (Out 12/4)
November 13, 2020
White Stripes Share New ‘Apple Blossom’ Video, Announce Track List for ‘Greatest Hits’ (Out 12/4)

Jack White and Meg White burst forth from Michigan and forged a legacy with The White Stripes, their two-piece garage/rock stylings leaving a mark on the music scene two decades ago, before...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Growing Old
November 13, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Growing Old

For our latest Top 11 list, writer Frank Mastropolo selects some of the most notable songs about that inevitability of life: growing old.  Older people shouldn’t eat health food, they need...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper: New Album ‘Detroit Stories’ Out in February; First Single Coming 11/13 (Pre-Order)
November 11, 2020
Alice Cooper: New Album ‘Detroit Stories’ Out in February; First Single Coming 11/13 (Pre-Order)

It’s only appropriate that Alice Cooper, unabashed “shock-rock” legend and all-around icon, chose Friday the 13th to release a new single. That’s exactly what he’s doing on Nov. 13 when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More
November 10, 2020
Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More

In the midst of the coronavirus-imposed lockdown, Conor Oberst and alt-rock darlings Bright Eyes made a surprise return. The band’s excellent new album Down In The Weeds, Where The World...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Some Electrifying Live Footage of Van Halen in 1978 via Newly-Surfaced 8MM Video
October 28, 2020
Watch Some Electrifying Live Footage of Van Halen in 1978 via Newly-Surfaced 8MM Video

Guitar icon Eddie Van Halen passed away on Oct. 6 after a “long and arduous” battle with cancer, according to his son, Wolfgang Van Halen. Losing an irreplaceable legend such...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tenacious D Tackles the ‘Rock Horror’ Classic ‘Time Warp’ with a Bunch of Friends as a ‘Rock-y The Vote’ Campaign
October 27, 2020
Tenacious D Tackles the ‘Rock Horror’ Classic ‘Time Warp’ with a Bunch of Friends as a ‘Rock-y The Vote’ Campaign

With Halloween coming up later this week and the Nov. 3 General Election lurking a few days later, it’s the perfect time for a little thoughtful Rocky Horror Picture Show-inspired...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mr. Bungle: ‘The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo’ Out 10/30, Halloween Live Stream Event Set for 10/31
October 22, 2020
Mr. Bungle: ‘The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo’ Out 10/30, Halloween Live Stream Event Set for 10/31

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the ‘pause’ button on the world, Mike Patton and Mr. Bungle reconvened for a series of instantly sold-out concerts. The project, which originally existed from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney: New Album ‘McCartney III’ Out 12/11, Watch an Album Trailer (Pre-Order)
October 21, 2020
Paul McCartney: New Album ‘McCartney III’ Out 12/11, Watch an Album Trailer (Pre-Order)

Sir Paul McCartney will add to his legacy of amazing music on Dec. 11 — and McCartney III will follow in the footsteps of 1970’s McCartney LP and 1980’s McCartney...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Slippin’ and Slidin,’ New EP from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) — Live Stream 10/17
October 16, 2020
Out Now: ‘Slippin’ and Slidin,’ New EP from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) — Live Stream 10/17

Today, The Immediate Family — a venerable who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and Steve...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Eagles ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII,’ Capturing Band’s Epic 2018 Performances (Listen/Buy)
October 15, 2020
Out Now: Eagles ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII,’ Capturing Band’s Epic 2018 Performances (Listen/Buy)

July 4th weekend saw the premiere of Live from the Forum MMXVIII, a concert film capturing highlights from the Eagles‘ September 2018 multi-night run at the Forum in Los Angeles, and today,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting Oasis’ 1995 Album with Those Who Should Know
October 14, 2020
‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting Oasis’ 1995 Album with Those Who Should Know

(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?, the second album from Oasis released to the masses in 1995, celebrated its 25th anniversary in early October. After bursting onto the British music scene...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): New EP Out 10/16, Live Stream Gig 10/17
October 12, 2020
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): New EP Out 10/16, Live Stream Gig 10/17

This upcoming weekend is a big one for The Immediate Family, a venerable who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/16: Tom Petty, Eagles, Joey Molland of Badfinger, Def Leppard, Allman Brothers Band, the Struts, Beabadoobee
October 12, 2020
New Music Out 10/16: Tom Petty, Eagles, Joey Molland of Badfinger, Def Leppard, Allman Brothers Band, the Struts, Beabadoobee

This Friday, Oct. 16 will see a series of key new music releases — one an archival trip through the vaults of a recording legend, another a big live release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Greta Van Fleet: Acclaimed Young Rockers Return with Rollicking ‘My Way, Soon’
October 9, 2020
New from Greta Van Fleet: Acclaimed Young Rockers Return with Rollicking ‘My Way, Soon’

The last few years have been rather eventful for Greta Van Fleet, the explosive young rock and roll band with a strong affinity for the “classic rock” sound — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins Share Two New Songs — Listen to ‘Birch Grove’ and ‘Anno Satana’ from New Double-LP ‘Cyr’
October 9, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Share Two New Songs — Listen to ‘Birch Grove’ and ‘Anno Satana’ from New Double-LP ‘Cyr’

On Nov. 27, Billy Corgan and The Smashing Pumpkins will release Cyr, a double-album that has been previewed in recent weeks with a handful of new songs — and, now,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen (A Tribute to the Late Guitar Legend)
October 6, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen (A Tribute to the Late Guitar Legend)

This entry from Steve Rosen in our Behind the Curtain section originally ran in 2014 and was buried in the Rock Cellar archives. With Eddie Van Halen having recently passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Electoral College: Save it or Dump It?
October 6, 2020
The Electoral College: Save it or Dump It?

“I’ve looked at life from both sides nowFrom win and lose and still somehowIt’s life’s illusions I recallI really don’t know life at all”— Joni Mitchell “Both Sides Now” –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The White Stripes Releasing First Greatest Hits Album, 12/4 — Preview with ‘Ball and Biscuit’ from 2003 (Pre-Order)
October 6, 2020
The White Stripes Releasing First Greatest Hits Album, 12/4 — Preview with ‘Ball and Biscuit’ from 2003 (Pre-Order)

Jack White and Meg White caused quite a ruckus as The White Stripes, their two-piece garage/rock stylings leaving a mark on the music scene two decades ago, before Jack forged...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eagles Share ‘Take It Easy,’ a Preview of ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII’ Out 10/16 (Pre-Order)
October 5, 2020
Eagles Share ‘Take It Easy,’ a Preview of ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII’ Out 10/16 (Pre-Order)

July 4th weekend saw the premiere of Live from the Forum MMXVIII, a concert film capturing highlights from the Eagles‘ September 2018 multi-night run at the Forum in Los Angeles, and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Corey Taylor Grabs the Spotlight with New Album’CMFT,’ Live Stream Extravaganza
October 4, 2020
Corey Taylor Grabs the Spotlight with New Album’CMFT,’ Live Stream Extravaganza

If you think of Corey Taylor as “the lead singer of Slipknot and Stone Sour,” that’s true — but it doesn’t tell the whole story. Taylor is a rock and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Leave Virginia Alone’: Watch a New Song/Video from the Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Deluxe Set Out 10/16
October 1, 2020
‘Leave Virginia Alone’: Watch a New Song/Video from the Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Deluxe Set Out 10/16

On Oct. 16, a long-anticipated release from the Tom Petty vaults will finally be unleashed when Wildflowers & All the Rest is released by the Petty estate. The expanded version of Petty‘s acclaimed 1994 album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/24-9/27: Farm Aid, Bonnaroo ‘Virtual ROO-ALITY,’ Ohana Festival 2020, Lisa Loeb, Lamb of God, New Found Glory, Wallows
September 24, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/24-9/27: Farm Aid, Bonnaroo ‘Virtual ROO-ALITY,’ Ohana Festival 2020, Lisa Loeb, Lamb of God, New Found Glory, Wallows

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of COVID-19....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Blizzard of Ozz’ with a Digital Reissue and ’30 Years After the Blizzard’ Documentary
September 18, 2020
Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Blizzard of Ozz’ with a Digital Reissue and ’30 Years After the Blizzard’ Documentary

Blizzard of Ozz is the debut solo album from Ozzy Osbourne, released in September 1980, after the singer had parted ways with Black Sabbath the year before — and to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins Announce Double-Album ‘Cyr’ Out 11/27 and New Animated Series Debuting 9/25
September 18, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Announce Double-Album ‘Cyr’ Out 11/27 and New Animated Series Debuting 9/25

On Aug. 28, Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins officially announced their return — again — with a pair of new songs, and it turns out the new material is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ace Frehley Covers the Beatles, Kinks, Deep Purple, Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix & More on ‘Origins, Vol. 2’ – Out Now
September 18, 2020
Ace Frehley Covers the Beatles, Kinks, Deep Purple, Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix & More on ‘Origins, Vol. 2’ – Out Now

The “Spaceman” is back — on Friday, Ace Frehley unleashed Origins. Vol. 2, a new collection of covers of some of his all-time favorite songs and artists. This is truly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and More
September 17, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): “Slippin’ and Slidin'”
September 11, 2020
New from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): “Slippin’ and Slidin'”

The new single from The Immediate Family, a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty: Hear ‘Confusion Wheel,’ a Previously Unheard Song from the New ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Out 10/16
September 10, 2020
Tom Petty: Hear ‘Confusion Wheel,’ a Previously Unheard Song from the New ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Out 10/16

On Oct. 16, a long-anticipated release from the Tom Petty vaults will finally be unleashed when Wildflowers & All the Rest is released by the Petty estate. The expanded version...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Kool & the Gang Co-Founder Ronald ‘Khalis’ Bell: 1951-2020
September 9, 2020
Rest in Peace, Kool & the Gang Co-Founder Ronald ‘Khalis’ Bell: 1951-2020

Ronald ‘Khalis’ Bell, co-founder of Kool & the Gang and a key figure in the soul/r&b group’s success over the years, has passed away at the age of 68. He...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Eagles’ ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII’ with ‘Lyin’ Eyes,’ Featuring Vince Gill on Lead Vocals (Pre-Order)
September 4, 2020
Preview Eagles’ ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII’ with ‘Lyin’ Eyes,’ Featuring Vince Gill on Lead Vocals (Pre-Order)

July 4th weekend saw the premiere of Live from the Forum MMXVIII, a concert film capturing highlights from the Eagles‘ September 2018 multi-night run at the Forum in Los Angeles....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 4 (Memories of Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan and More)
September 3, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 4 (Memories of Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan and More)

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their favorite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Please Enjoy a Regular Walgreens Sign Being Transformed Into ‘algreens,’ Complete with a Photo of the Soul Singer
September 2, 2020
Please Enjoy a Regular Walgreens Sign Being Transformed Into ‘algreens,’ Complete with a Photo of the Soul Singer

Inspiration takes many forms. With that in mind, enjoy the image below, as shared by the Al Green social media channels this week: who did this? 😂 pic.twitter.com/TzJZdbq0Xc — Al...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Avett Brothers ‘The Third Gleam’ (Stream); Live Stream/Pay-Per-View Gig Coming 8/29
August 28, 2020
Out Now: The Avett Brothers ‘The Third Gleam’ (Stream); Live Stream/Pay-Per-View Gig Coming 8/29

Today, esteemed folk/rock band The Avett Brothers returned with The Third Gleam, an eight-song collection of new material. (Click here to purchase The Third Gleam from our Rock Cellar Store)....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Cold War Kids Continue Three-Album Arc with the Funky, Soulful ‘New Age Norms 2’ (Listen)
August 21, 2020
Out Now: Cold War Kids Continue Three-Album Arc with the Funky, Soulful ‘New Age Norms 2’ (Listen)

In late 2019, Cold War Kids began a three-album trilogy with New Age Norms 1 — and now, months later (and in a seemingly different human existence altogether, really), the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 8/21-8/23: Joe Strummer Birthday Tribute Live Stream, The Who ‘Isle of Wight 1970,’ Wallows at the Roxy, More
August 21, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 8/21-8/23: Joe Strummer Birthday Tribute Live Stream, The Who ‘Isle of Wight 1970,’ Wallows at the Roxy, More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Streaming ‘Isle of Wight 1970’ Performances for ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series — Watch 8/22 on YouTube
August 21, 2020
The Who Streaming ‘Isle of Wight 1970’ Performances for ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series — Watch 8/22 on YouTube

Two weeks ago, The Who began an archival streaming series, with Join Together @ Home working as a concerted effort to entertain fans and raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoenix Returns with ‘Identical,’ Band’s First Song in Three Years — from the New Sofia Coppola Film ‘On the Rocks’ Starring Bill Murray + Rashida Jones
August 19, 2020
Phoenix Returns with ‘Identical,’ Band’s First Song in Three Years — from the New Sofia Coppola Film ‘On the Rocks’ Starring Bill Murray + Rashida Jones

On Wednesday, an official trailer was premiered for On the Rocks, Sofia Coppola’s new movie starring Bill Murray, Rashida Jones and Marlon Wayans, which will be released in October. Accompanying...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era
August 18, 2020
Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era

Franke Previte is an acclaimed singer/songwriter whose work with Franke and the Knockouts achieved success in the 1980s before he co-wrote the Dirty Dancing anthems “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life,” “Hungry Eyes,” which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 8/14-8/16: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour, The Who Hyde Park 2015, Wallows at the Roxy, Best Coast and More
August 14, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 8/14-8/16: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour, The Who Hyde Park 2015, Wallows at the Roxy, Best Coast and More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Cancel ‘Van Tour’ Due to COVID-19; Dave Grohl Guests with Inara George on ‘Sex in Cars’ Charity Collaboration (Listen)
August 7, 2020
Foo Fighters Cancel ‘Van Tour’ Due to COVID-19; Dave Grohl Guests with Inara George on ‘Sex in Cars’ Charity Collaboration (Listen)

Like so many others, the Foo Fighters had pretty big plans for 2020 — plans that were dashed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The year marked the band‘s 25th anniversary,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Streaming Picks for This Weekend 8/7-8/9: The Who, Elton John, Grateful Dead, The Go-Go’s, More
August 7, 2020
Streaming Picks for This Weekend 8/7-8/9: The Who, Elton John, Grateful Dead, The Go-Go’s, More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 50th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue of Black Sabbath ‘Paranoid’ Coming in October via Rhino Records
August 6, 2020
50th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue of Black Sabbath ‘Paranoid’ Coming in October via Rhino Records

In September 1970, Black Sabbath unleashed Paranoid — the heavy metal gods‘ second album. It was a significant musical achievement, to say the least, and would go on to cement...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Portland Protests: Fighting Fascism?  Or Malicious Mayhem?
July 30, 2020
The Portland Protests: Fighting Fascism? Or Malicious Mayhem?

A Note from Rock Cellar Magazine:  Rock Cellar has always been about bringing you the latest news and information that’s going on in the world (and not just the rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sunday 8/2: Watch a Re-Broadcast of a Live Stream Gig from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)
July 28, 2020
Sunday 8/2: Watch a Re-Broadcast of a Live Stream Gig from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)

About a month ago, The Immediate Family — a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 73rd Birthday to Don Henley of the Eagles – Flash Back to His ‘Leather and Lace’ Duet with Stevie Nicks at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019
July 22, 2020
Happy 73rd Birthday to Don Henley of the Eagles – Flash Back to His ‘Leather and Lace’ Duet with Stevie Nicks at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019

Today, July 22, is the 73rd birthday of Don Henley — co-founder and drummer of the classic rock band Eagles. Click here to purchase Eagles albums in our Rock Cellar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next on #MetallicaMondays: Watch ‘Master of Puppets’ Performed Front-To-Back from 2006 (on YouTube 7/20)
July 20, 2020
Next on #MetallicaMondays: Watch ‘Master of Puppets’ Performed Front-To-Back from 2006 (on YouTube 7/20)

Master of Puppets is one of the crowning achievements of the vast catalog of music unleashed by Metallica over the years — and in 2006, the thrash/metal band staged an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Bush Releases New Album ‘The Kingdom,’ Streaming Full Production Arena Concert Online 7/18
July 17, 2020
Out Now: Bush Releases New Album ‘The Kingdom,’ Streaming Full Production Arena Concert Online 7/18

Gavin Rossdale and Bush have unleashed a new album, The Kingdom, which was released on Friday and is available by clicking here. The record, the eighth full-length studio effort from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Body of Missing ‘Glee’ Actress Naya Rivera Recovered Lake Piru, Per Reports
July 13, 2020
Body of Missing ‘Glee’ Actress Naya Rivera Recovered Lake Piru, Per Reports

A body has been discovered in Lake Piru, the location where Glee actress Naya Rivera disappeared last week, with TMZ reporting that the body is, in fact, the 33-year-old. Happening...

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 | Catch a Re-Airing of Eagles ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII’ Tonight 7/7 on ESPN (8 p.m. EDT) and 7/13 (9 p.m. EDT)
July 7, 2020
Catch a Re-Airing of Eagles ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII’ Tonight 7/7 on ESPN (8 p.m. EDT) and 7/13 (9 p.m. EDT)

This past 4th of July holiday weekend saw the premiere of Eagles Live from the Forum MMXVIII, a concert film from the legendary band at the Forum in Los Angeles highlighting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Eagles ‘Live from The Forum MMXVIII’ Concert Film on ESPN This Sunday, 7/5; Live Album/Blu-ray Out 10/16
July 1, 2020
Watch Eagles ‘Live from The Forum MMXVIII’ Concert Film on ESPN This Sunday, 7/5; Live Album/Blu-ray Out 10/16

Here’s a bit of a surprise announcement from the Eagles: Live from the Forum MMXVIII, a concert film from the legendary band at the Forum in Los Angeles, will premiere...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘Shoreline 10/2/87’ on YouTube Friday 6/26, Dead & Company ‘Citi Field 2018’ Sat. 6/27
June 26, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘Shoreline 10/2/87’ on YouTube Friday 6/26, Dead & Company ‘Citi Field 2018’ Sat. 6/27

It’s the weekend, which means it’s time for more archival streams from the Grateful Dead vaults, which seem to be an endless source of content thanks to the jam band’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seether Premieres Animated Video for New Song ‘Dangerous,’ Announces New Album ‘Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum’ Out 8/28
June 24, 2020
Seether Premieres Animated Video for New Song ‘Dangerous,’ Announces New Album ‘Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum’ Out 8/28

South African hard rock band Seether will release its eighth studio album on August 28 when Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (“If You Want Peace, Prepare For War”) is unleashed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Friday 6/26: Watch a Live-Stream Gig from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell
June 23, 2020
Friday 6/26: Watch a Live-Stream Gig from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell

This Friday, June 26, The Immediate Family — a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Papa Roach Released an Updated Version of ‘Tightrope,’ a Hidden Track on 2000’s ‘Infest’; New Album in the Works
June 23, 2020
Papa Roach Released an Updated Version of ‘Tightrope,’ a Hidden Track on 2000’s ‘Infest’; New Album in the Works

This past weekend, Papa Roach surprised fans with a newly updated version of an old song, “Tightrope.” It’s always been something of a fan favorite, and as a treat for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Back to 2008 with Metallica for #MetallicaMondays and a Gig from Madrid on YouTube Tonight 6/22
June 22, 2020
Go Back to 2008 with Metallica for #MetallicaMondays and a Gig from Madrid on YouTube Tonight 6/22

#MetallicaMondays rolls along tonight, June 22, when Metallica flashes back to a 2008 gig from Auditorio John Lennon in Madrid, Spain for its weekly series of archival uploads. As has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Stream ‘Cruel Twist’
June 15, 2020
New from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Stream ‘Cruel Twist’

The debut single from The Immediate Family, a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Imaginative New Video for Yusuf/Cat Stevens’s ‘Where Do the Children Play?,’ from the ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ 50th Anniversary
June 11, 2020
Watch the Imaginative New Video for Yusuf/Cat Stevens’s ‘Where Do the Children Play?,’ from the ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ 50th Anniversary

On September 18, Yusuf/Cat Stevens will release Tea for the Tillerman², a special reimagined/re-recorded version of his legendary 1970 album to mark its 50th anniversary. The special set was announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dauzat St. Marie Asks ‘Where Were You?’ Throughout Various Shared Experiences in Earnest New Music Video
June 5, 2020
Dauzat St. Marie Asks ‘Where Were You?’ Throughout Various Shared Experiences in Earnest New Music Video

Dauzat St. Marie, a powerhouse duo featuring Heather St. Marie and guitarist/vocalist Mat Dauzat, both of the Los Angeles band Hydrovibe, recently premiered a new song called “Where Were You?”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Buffalo, NY 7/16/90’ Friday 5/29, Dead & Company from the Gorge 2016 on YouTube Saturday 5/30
May 28, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Buffalo, NY 7/16/90’ Friday 5/29, Dead & Company from the Gorge 2016 on YouTube Saturday 5/30

The weekly Grateful Dead Shakedown Stream video series will continue once again this weekend — and on Friday night, May 28, the vault will be opened once again for Buffalo,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Streaming 2012 Gig with Walter Martin and Members of the National on 5/20
May 19, 2020
Bob Weir ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Streaming 2012 Gig with Walter Martin and Members of the National on 5/20

These days, Grateful Dead fans have plenty of ways to stay entertained while at home during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — and Weir Wednesdays, a weekly series from esteemed Dead...

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 | Dave Grohl, Fan of Live Music, Pens Emotional Column About Its Eventual Return: ‘We Need Moments That Reassure Us That We Are Not Alone’
May 11, 2020
Dave Grohl, Fan of Live Music, Pens Emotional Column About Its Eventual Return: ‘We Need Moments That Reassure Us That We Are Not Alone’

There’s a moment at any Foo Fighters gig that stands above the rest. Dave Grohl emerges, alone, with a guitar, and begins playing “Everlong,” his band’s classic tune from 1997’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 70th Birthday, Peter Frampton — Enjoy Your Adventurous Dinner in the Guest Bedroom!
April 22, 2020
Happy 70th Birthday, Peter Frampton — Enjoy Your Adventurous Dinner in the Guest Bedroom!

Today, April 22, Peter Frampton celebrates his 70th birthday. The guitar icon, who went out on his Finale: The Farewell Tour last summer to rave reviews, hit a major milestone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Live from Out There’ Announces Lineups for Tributes to John Prine and Jerry Garcia + Robert Hunter (This Weekend)
April 17, 2020
‘Live from Out There’ Announces Lineups for Tributes to John Prine and Jerry Garcia + Robert Hunter (This Weekend)

Live from Out There is a new streaming digital content series designed to provide aid to members of the music community hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic — the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Rick Springfield from His Studio/Bunker in Southern California
April 17, 2020
A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Rick Springfield from His Studio/Bunker in Southern California

For many of us, being self-quarantined during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re following strict heath guidelines and using the extra time to finish up long abandoned projects or simply taking stock...

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 | Stop What You’re Doing and Celebrate Rex Manning Day in Honor of ‘Empire Records’
April 8, 2020
Stop What You’re Doing and Celebrate Rex Manning Day in Honor of ‘Empire Records’

It’s that time of year again — a day, April 8, set aside to come together as a people and celebrate that time-honored tradition … that’s right, it’s Rex Manning...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl and the Story of Anxiously Waiting for Prince to Call About a Jam Session
April 7, 2020
Dave Grohl and the Story of Anxiously Waiting for Prince to Call About a Jam Session

This is a story about Dave Grohl and Prince, told as only Grohl could — via his new storytelling Instagram page, @DavesTrueStories, with a tale about the Purple One himself,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace
April 6, 2020
May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace

It’s a Monday during the coronavirus pandemic. These are confusing, unusual times, anxiety riding high as we all wonder what’s around the bend. Stuck at home, we’re trying to find...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Recreates the Live Concert Experience with New ‘Immersive’ Mix of ‘The Slow Rush’ (Listen, With Headphones Please)
April 1, 2020
Tame Impala Recreates the Live Concert Experience with New ‘Immersive’ Mix of ‘The Slow Rush’ (Listen, With Headphones Please)

Back on February 14, which feels like it was a year and a half ago given what’s happened to the world in the age of the coronavirus pandemic, Tame Impala...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Issues Heartfelt Message to Fans Regarding Coronavirus, Show Cancellations
March 23, 2020
Metallica Issues Heartfelt Message to Fans Regarding Coronavirus, Show Cancellations

Everything is being postponed or canceled these days, as the coronavirus pandemic‘s stronghold on our collective way of living remains in upheaval — and on Monday, Metallica sent out a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Joe Perry and Aerosmith, Before and After Getting Clean
March 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Joe Perry and Aerosmith, Before and After Getting Clean

For this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen recalls various encounters with Joe Perry and Aerosmith at disparate points in the band’s career — first as a fledgling guitar god,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Four Year Strong Still as Revved-Up As Ever with New Album ‘Brain Pain’ — Listen
February 28, 2020
Four Year Strong Still as Revved-Up As Ever with New Album ‘Brain Pain’ — Listen

The end of the “oughts,” a.k.a the years between 2007 and 2010, were heady ones for pop-punk. The Vans Warped Tour was still very much a yearly obligation for many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Car Seat Headrest: Hear ‘Can’t Cool Me Down,’ from New Album ‘Making A Door Less Open’
February 26, 2020
Car Seat Headrest: Hear ‘Can’t Cool Me Down,’ from New Album ‘Making A Door Less Open’

Celebrated indie/rock band Car Seat Headrest announced a new studio album, Making A Door Less Open, which will be released via Matador Records on May 1 — but this one’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judas Priest Details ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Anniversary Tour for Fall 2020
February 24, 2020
Judas Priest Details ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Anniversary Tour for Fall 2020

Legendary English heavy metal band Judas Priest formed in 1969, and the group will commemorate five decades of activity with the 50 Heavy Metal Years tour scheduled for Fall 2020...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Random Desire,’ the First Solo Album from Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs
February 21, 2020
Stream ‘Random Desire,’ the First Solo Album from Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs

Today, Greg Dulli, vocalist/guitarist of The Afghan Whigs, released his very first solo album, Random Desire.  Released via Royal Cream/BMG, the record’s release comes after earlier premieres of three songs...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch an Epic Neil Peart + Rush Drum Tribute Break Out at Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training
February 20, 2020
Watch an Epic Neil Peart + Rush Drum Tribute Break Out at Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training

Spring Training is the time of the year when Major League Baseball teams convene at their spring facilities in Arizona or Florida to prepare for the season ahead — and,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Primus to Toast Rush with ‘A Tribute to Kings’ 40+ Date Tour with Wolfmother, the Sword and Battles
February 18, 2020
Primus to Toast Rush with ‘A Tribute to Kings’ 40+ Date Tour with Wolfmother, the Sword and Battles

This summer, Les Claypool and Primus will head out on a 40+ date North American tour — but this won’t just be any tour. With a special emphasis on paying...

Rock Cellar Magazine | James Taylor Opens Up About Joni Mitchell’s Possible Comeback, His Being a ‘Bad Influence’ on the Beatles and More in New ‘Guardian’ Chat
February 17, 2020
James Taylor Opens Up About Joni Mitchell’s Possible Comeback, His Being a ‘Bad Influence’ on the Beatles and More in New ‘Guardian’ Chat

James Taylor is in a reflective mood these days — and with his new album, American Standard, set for release on Feb. 28, the legendary singer/songwriter was the focus of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Clark on the Incredible Heights Reached by the Dave Clark Five (Q&A)
February 13, 2020
Dave Clark on the Incredible Heights Reached by the Dave Clark Five (Q&A)

Rivaling the mighty Beatles in popularity in the mid-60s, The Dave Clark Five records exploded like an atom bomb detonating out of the speakers. Songs like “Glad All Over,” “Bits...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Touring the Marshall Amplification Factory and Lunch with Jim Marshall in 1976
February 13, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Touring the Marshall Amplification Factory and Lunch with Jim Marshall in 1976

There was a movie released in the summer of 2019 titled Yesterday, depicting a world in which the Beatles never existed.  Pretty difficult to ponder, right? Well, try and picture...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Friendship
February 11, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Friendship

Top 11 Songs About Friendship — a list that barely scratches the surface. If you think of any more that you’d add, let us know! “An old friend will help...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God Ushers in a New Era with the Crushing ‘Checkmate,’ Band’s First New Music in Five Years
February 6, 2020
Lamb of God Ushers in a New Era with the Crushing ‘Checkmate,’ Band’s First New Music in Five Years

On Thursday, Lamb of God roared back with a new song titled “Checkmate.” The heavy metal band‘s first bit of new music in five years, it also marks a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Make an Effort to Catch Mongolian Folk/Metal Band The Hu on the Road in 2020 (New Dates)
February 5, 2020
Make an Effort to Catch Mongolian Folk/Metal Band The Hu on the Road in 2020 (New Dates)

Watching a set from Mongolian folk/metal band The Hu is unlike any other you’ve seen — and if you haven’t yet experienced the group live, you’ll have another opportunity in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Stephen Stills
January 14, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Stephen Stills

STEPHEN STILLS: BEHIND THE CURTAIN  I do my food shopping at a market called Ralphs. Located at the corner of Ventura Blvd. and Coldwater Canyon, the location makes it a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Evanescence’s Starkly Dramatic New Video for Its Cover of ‘The Chain’ by Fleetwood Mac
January 9, 2020
Watch Evanescence’s Starkly Dramatic New Video for Its Cover of ‘The Chain’ by Fleetwood Mac

Some cover songs seem perfect, due to the particular artist doing the re-imagining. Recently, Evanescence released a cover of the Fleetwood Mac classic “The Chain,” and it’s safe to say...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Mongolian Folk/Metal Band the Hu’s New Video for ‘Wolf Totem,’ Featuring Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix
December 13, 2019
Watch Mongolian Folk/Metal Band the Hu’s New Video for ‘Wolf Totem,’ Featuring Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix

The Hu has seamlessly blended traditional Mongolian throat-singing and heavier rock/metal into a fascinating new crossover style that has caught on in a big way in 2019 — and it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sorry, Talking Heads Are Not Reuniting, Despite the Band’s Mysterious New Instagram Account
December 12, 2019
Sorry, Talking Heads Are Not Reuniting, Despite the Band’s Mysterious New Instagram Account

Earlier this week, an official, new Instagram account for Talking Heads turned up — and minds began racing. Would they … could they … were they finally going to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘London Calling’ By the Clash At 40: Contextualizing an All-Time Classic Record
December 12, 2019
‘London Calling’ By the Clash At 40: Contextualizing an All-Time Classic Record

London Calling, the seminal 1979 record from The Clash, turns 40 years old this month, and still sounds as fresh, as groundbreaking and as genre-bending as ever. The sounds that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir and Wolf Bros. Heading Out on Spring 2020 Tour, Starting with a Five-Night Stand in Northern California
December 3, 2019
Bob Weir and Wolf Bros. Heading Out on Spring 2020 Tour, Starting with a Five-Night Stand in Northern California

The roots of the Grateful Dead are planted in Northern California, so it should come as no surprise that Bob Weir and Wolf Bros. planned a week-long stint at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Eilish, Van Halen and Why It’s Actually OK for Some Folks to Not Be Familiar with That Thing You Like
December 2, 2019
Billie Eilish, Van Halen and Why It’s Actually OK for Some Folks to Not Be Familiar with That Thing You Like

Do you know who Billie Eilish is? If you don’t, you must do a great job actively ignoring modern music, as the 17-year-old singer has been *everywhere* since the release...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Graham Nash Announces 2020 North American Tour Dates
November 20, 2019
Graham Nash Announces 2020 North American Tour Dates

Legendary singer/songwriter Graham Nash will head back out on the road in 2020, as he continues supporting Over the Years … , a career-spanning 2018 release combining some of Nash’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2020 Grammy Nominations Announced
November 20, 2019
2020 Grammy Nominations Announced

The time has come, once again, to spark up feverish online debate. Who got snubbed? Which artists are on the cusp of superstardom? The official list of nominees for the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Add Bryan Adams’ New ‘Christmas EP’ to Your Holiday Cheer Playlist
November 15, 2019
Add Bryan Adams’ New ‘Christmas EP’ to Your Holiday Cheer Playlist

It’s the holiday season, soon — kind of — so it’s time for all the holiday albums to come out. On Friday, pop/rock icon Bryan Adams added to his catalog...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Davies on the ‘New Beginning’ That the ‘Arthur’ Album Presented for the Kinks
November 14, 2019
Dave Davies on the ‘New Beginning’ That the ‘Arthur’ Album Presented for the Kinks

More than a half a century since its original release, The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society album is lauded as a landmark moment in rock and roll history...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Prepping for the End of the World with Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter
November 14, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Prepping for the End of the World with Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter

In this latest Behind the Curtain entry, Steve Rosen recounts an unexpectedly serious chat with Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, then of the Doobie Brothers, all about survival.  Imagine the world is...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Captivating Mongolian Folk/Metal Band The Hu is Going to Take Over the World, One Epic YouTube Video at a Time
November 6, 2019
Captivating Mongolian Folk/Metal Band The Hu is Going to Take Over the World, One Epic YouTube Video at a Time

Have you heard about The Hu? No, not the classic English rock band out on a triumphant 50th anniversary tour with a new album out soon. This article is about...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The 25th Anniversary Edition of R.E.M.’s 1994 Album ‘Monster’ — Listen
November 1, 2019
Out Now: The 25th Anniversary Edition of R.E.M.’s 1994 Album ‘Monster’ — Listen

In 1994, R.E.M., released Monster, an album that became one of the landmark moments in the band’s iconic career. Today, Nov. 1, a special 25th anniversary edition of the album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | R.E.M. Launches Website Allowing Fans to Compare Original 1994 ‘Monster’ LP to New 25th Anniversary Remasters
October 29, 2019
R.E.M. Launches Website Allowing Fans to Compare Original 1994 ‘Monster’ LP to New 25th Anniversary Remasters

This Friday, Nov. 1, R.E.M.‘s iconic 1994 album Monster will be reissued to mark its 25th anniversary. The news was announced a while back and comes with anticipation, considering the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Imagine Having Eddie Van Halen Take Your Photo … Without Knowing Who You’d Just Asked
October 22, 2019
Imagine Having Eddie Van Halen Take Your Photo … Without Knowing Who You’d Just Asked

You know those mundane encounters we all have at one time or another with somebody famous? Catching somebody at the supermarket or doing a double-take as they wait in line...

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 | Stream ‘Celestial,’ Judas Priest Icon Rob Halford’s New Holiday Metal Album
October 18, 2019
Stream ‘Celestial,’ Judas Priest Icon Rob Halford’s New Holiday Metal Album

As far as heavy metal icons go, Rob Halford of Judas Priest is untouchable — so when he decides to throw together a heavy metal holiday album, who’s going to...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | It Sure Sounds Like Van Halen is ‘Finished,’ According to David Lee Roth
October 1, 2019
It Sure Sounds Like Van Halen is ‘Finished,’ According to David Lee Roth

Fans holding out hope for further activity or live performances from Van Halen may have had those wishes dashed this week, at least according to someone with a unique point...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sturgill Simpson’s New Album ‘Sound & Fury’ is a Futuristic, Prog/Blues-Rock Steampunk Space Epic with an Accompanying Anime Film (Watch/Listen)
September 27, 2019
Sturgill Simpson’s New Album ‘Sound & Fury’ is a Futuristic, Prog/Blues-Rock Steampunk Space Epic with an Accompanying Anime Film (Watch/Listen)

When Sturgill Simpson dropped a new song and music video titled “Sing Along” in late August, there’s no way his fans were ready for what they heard and saw. Simpson,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Gets Trippy with New EP ‘This Is The Place’ (Listen)
September 27, 2019
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Gets Trippy with New EP ‘This Is The Place’ (Listen)

Noel Gallagher‘s gone … disco/funk? On Friday, the longtime Oasis songwriter/guitarist/Britpop icon released a new EP with his solo project, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, and it’s highly danceable. This...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs Recorded By Rock and Rock/Pop Duos
September 26, 2019
Top 11 Songs Recorded By Rock and Rock/Pop Duos

This latest Top 11 takes a look at some of the best songs recorded by rock and rock/pop duos over the years.  “Tis the only comfort of the miserable to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World: New Album ‘Surviving’ Out 10/18; Premiere Sax-Heavy New Song ‘All the Way (Stay)’
September 23, 2019
Jimmy Eat World: New Album ‘Surviving’ Out 10/18; Premiere Sax-Heavy New Song ‘All the Way (Stay)’

Few bands of the alt/rock/emo scene of the past 20 or so years have remained as true to themselves as Jimmy Eat World, bona fide “survivors” of the era. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Interrupters Turned Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ Into a Bouncy, Ska-Punk Romp — Listen
September 16, 2019
The Interrupters Turned Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ Into a Bouncy, Ska-Punk Romp — Listen

Some songs just sound even better when you add some brass — and on Monday, the Interrupters unleashed their take on Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy,” one of the most popular...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Connecting with Guitar God George Lynch, Circa 1987
September 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Connecting with Guitar God George Lynch, Circa 1987

For this month’s Behind the Curtain entry, Steve Rosen recounts his experience interviewing — and connecting with — George Lynch, then of Dokken, in 1987.  In the early 1980s, glam...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Music
September 13, 2019
Top 11 Songs About Music

Below, enjoy a selection of some of the most notable songs about music ever recorded — though there are countless more out there, of course! “I don’t like country music,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview The New Holiday-Themed Heavy Metal Album from Judas Priest Vocalist Rob Halford
September 6, 2019
Preview The New Holiday-Themed Heavy Metal Album from Judas Priest Vocalist Rob Halford

Among heavy metal legends, few possess a primal howl as piercing and iconic as Rob Halford. And this holiday season, the Judas Priest vocalist will lend his efforts to a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | With Its New Punk Anthem ‘People,’ The 1975 Remains One of the Most Intriguing Bands in the World
August 27, 2019
With Its New Punk Anthem ‘People,’ The 1975 Remains One of the Most Intriguing Bands in the World

The 1975. Are you a fan? If you have kids, are they fans? I’ll bet they are, if they’re into the current alternative/rock/pop scene. This band is massive. They were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slayer Was Deemed Too Metal for NASCAR Race Sponsorship, Apparently
August 16, 2019
Slayer Was Deemed Too Metal for NASCAR Race Sponsorship, Apparently

Slayer: A legendary thrash/metal band whose name requires being shouted as loudly as humanly possible, is apparently too much of an intense entity for the auto racing industry. On Friday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Concert Review: Blink-182 + Lil Wayne (and Neck Deep) at the Forum in Los Angeles — A Mix of Styles That Worked Surprisingly Well
August 9, 2019
Concert Review: Blink-182 + Lil Wayne (and Neck Deep) at the Forum in Los Angeles — A Mix of Styles That Worked Surprisingly Well

When you first hear it, the pairing sounds odd. Blink-182, the veteran alt/punk band known for sophomoric humor and their late ’90s-early 2000s brand of catchy pop/punk and iconic rapper...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win Tickets to See Grammy-Winning Rock/Metal Band Ghost on its Fall Tour
July 23, 2019
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win Tickets to See Grammy-Winning Rock/Metal Band Ghost on its Fall Tour

Swedish hard rock/metal band Ghost is preparing to head out on a big North American tour this fall, and the band’s profile couldn’t be bigger. Ghost hit it big in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Guitar Tips from Larry Carlton
July 12, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Guitar Tips from Larry Carlton

Larry Carlton walked out onstage at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas on a hot and sticky afternoon on June 6, 2004. Dressed casually and nothing like a rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie: Special ‘Space Oddity’ 7″ Box Set Reissue Coming Soon
July 9, 2019
David Bowie: Special ‘Space Oddity’ 7″ Box Set Reissue Coming Soon

July 11 will be the 50th anniversary of the 1969 premiere of “Space Oddity,” a composition from David Bowie which has since become one of the late music legend‘s most...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slayer Announces ‘Final Campaign’ Farewell Tour Dates with Primus, Ministry and More
July 9, 2019
Slayer Announces ‘Final Campaign’ Farewell Tour Dates with Primus, Ministry and More

Thrash metal icons Slayer will head out on another leg of its ongoing world tour — the seventh leg overall — this fall. The dates were revealed on Tuesday along...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘History Repeats,’ the New Solo Single from Alabama Shakes Singer/Guitarist Brittany Howard
June 25, 2019
Stream ‘History Repeats,’ the New Solo Single from Alabama Shakes Singer/Guitarist Brittany Howard

On September 20, Brittany Howard, lead vocalist/guitarist of the revered blues/rock band Alabama Shakes, will release her debut solo album, Jaime. The news was revealed on Tuesday, along with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Rise,’ the New Album from Hollywood Vampires (Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry and Friends)
June 24, 2019
Stream ‘Rise,’ the New Album from Hollywood Vampires (Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry and Friends)

On Friday, June 21, the Hollywood Vampires unleashed Rise, a new studio album bringing the hard rock supergroup back to the masses. Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry previewed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Raconteurs Kick Up the Dust Again with New LP ‘Help Us Stranger’ (Listen)
June 24, 2019
The Raconteurs Kick Up the Dust Again with New LP ‘Help Us Stranger’ (Listen)

Jack White and his pals have some more noise up their sleeves — and last Friday, June 21, the Raconteurs unleashed Help Us Stranger, a new studio album and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hiatus Over, Keane Returns With a Video for ‘The Way I Feel’ — New Album ‘Cause and Effect’ Out 9/20
June 6, 2019
Hiatus Over, Keane Returns With a Video for ‘The Way I Feel’ — New Album ‘Cause and Effect’ Out 9/20

2012 was seven years ago, and it was the year Keane released its most recent album — but on September 20, the long-running English rock/pop band will return with Cause...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Stream Sleepwalkers’ ‘Ages,’ a Seamless Blend of Contemporary Indie/Pop and 1960s’ Harmonies
June 5, 2019
Premiere: Stream Sleepwalkers’ ‘Ages,’ a Seamless Blend of Contemporary Indie/Pop and 1960s’ Harmonies

The indie/pop realm is dominated by psychedelic-tinged acts like Tame Impala and the War on Drugs — but keep an eye out for Sleepwalkers. On July 19, the Richmond, Va.-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mick Jagger’s Post-Heart Surgery Dance Routine Will Put Your Workout to Shame
May 15, 2019
Mick Jagger’s Post-Heart Surgery Dance Routine Will Put Your Workout to Shame

It’s important to remember that Rolling Stones vocalist Mick Jagger is 75 years old. With that in mind, enjoy this video Jagger tweeted of his high-energy dance workout: pic.twitter.com/nx5JFB2ZuJ —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gigantic ‘Woodstock – Back to the Garden: The Definitive 50th Anniversary Archive’ Box Set Announced
May 8, 2019
Gigantic ‘Woodstock – Back to the Garden: The Definitive 50th Anniversary Archive’ Box Set Announced

While it remains to be seen whether there will be one massive concert experience honoring the 50th anniversary of the legendary 1969 Woodstock Festival this August or two (rampant rumors...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q and A: Guitarist Joel Hoekstra on the Making of Whitesnake’s New Album, ‘Flesh and Blood’
May 1, 2019
Q and A: Guitarist Joel Hoekstra on the Making of Whitesnake’s New Album, ‘Flesh and Blood’

After a brief hiatus, during which David Coverdale dropped hints of possible retirement, he has reassembled Whitesnake, and the classic hard rock band has launched  a full-scale sonic assault with...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Duff McKagan: Stream ‘Don’t Look Behind You,’ from His New Album ‘Tenderness’ Out 5/31
April 23, 2019
New from Duff McKagan: Stream ‘Don’t Look Behind You,’ from His New Album ‘Tenderness’ Out 5/31

Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan is readying his new studio album, Tenderness, which will be released on May 31 and was produced by Shooter Jennings (and can be pre-ordered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: John Paul White’s Haunting and Melancholy New Album ‘The Hurting Kind’
April 12, 2019
Out Now: John Paul White’s Haunting and Melancholy New Album ‘The Hurting Kind’

John Paul White, longtime member of the band The Civil Wars, released a new solo album on Friday — and The Hurting Kind is a poignant, affecting set of songs...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 2)
April 10, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 2)

And now, the sequel to Part 1 of Steve Rosen’s Behind the Curtain story of his trip to Kathmandu for the Waterbone music project … Prologue: So, if you tuned...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Review: The Strands at the Trip — Luminescent London Fog and Golden Gaslamp Lyrics
April 8, 2019
Review: The Strands at the Trip — Luminescent London Fog and Golden Gaslamp Lyrics

I have always liked The Strands.  I have been following this L.A. Westside jazz-but-much-more band for over 2 years now and often turn to their music when I want to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: PUP’s ‘Morbid Stuff,’ an Invigorating New Album Tackling Death, Anxiety, and Emotion with Boundless Energy and Hooks
April 5, 2019
Out Now: PUP’s ‘Morbid Stuff,’ an Invigorating New Album Tackling Death, Anxiety, and Emotion with Boundless Energy and Hooks

PUP named its new album Morbid Stuff, and that’s a solid representation of the themes explored on the Toronto band’s third studio album, which was released on Friday via Little...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Review: Lamb of God’s Mark Morton and Light the Torch (and Moon Tooth) at the Roxy in Hollywood
March 27, 2019
Review: Lamb of God’s Mark Morton and Light the Torch (and Moon Tooth) at the Roxy in Hollywood

On March 1, Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton released Anesthetic, his first foray into solo album territory. Featuring his signature heavy-as-hell guitar tone throughout the record, Morton was aided...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Wistful ‘The Good Old Days,’ from John Paul White’s Upcoming Album ‘The Hurting Kind’
March 26, 2019
Hear the Wistful ‘The Good Old Days,’ from John Paul White’s Upcoming Album ‘The Hurting Kind’

On April 12, John Paul White, formerly of the Civil Wars, will release a new solo album titled The Hurting Kind. White recently previewed the LP with a track called...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘The Hurting Kind,’ the New Solo LP from the Civil Wars’ John Paul White Due Out in April
February 28, 2019
Preview ‘The Hurting Kind,’ the New Solo LP from the Civil Wars’ John Paul White Due Out in April

Indie-rock songwriter John Paul White has two solo records to his name — 2008’s The Long Goodbye and 2016’s Beulah, which were sandwiched around the existence of his band, The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Picking Up the Tab for Motley Crue’s Mick Mars
February 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Picking Up the Tab for Motley Crue’s Mick Mars

In his latest Behind the Curtain entry, veteran rock music scribe Steve Rosen details run-ins with Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars that didn’t quite go as planned … (Photo: Glen...

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 | In and Out of Wings: Denny Seiwell On His Friendship with Paul McCartney and Wings’ Underrated 1971-1973 Era
February 12, 2019
In and Out of Wings: Denny Seiwell On His Friendship with Paul McCartney and Wings’ Underrated 1971-1973 Era

Drummer Denny Seiwell discusses his time with Paul McCartney and Wings, his friendship with McCartney over the years and much more …  When The Beatles imploded, Paul McCartney, by all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)
January 14, 2019
Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)

Todd Rundgren (Photo: Jean Lannen) Todd Rundgren’s long awaited autobiography The Individualist bears a title apt for a musical iconoclast who has steered his 50 year career with stubborn independence and...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Expectations vs. Reality in Ace Frehley Interviews, a Few Decades Apart
January 11, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Expectations vs. Reality in Ace Frehley Interviews, a Few Decades Apart

Back in late 1978 when I first interviewed Ace Frehley and found out I would be talking to him on the phone and not in person, I was relieved. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Shock Rock Songs
December 10, 2018
Top 11 Shock Rock Songs

“I’m at a point in life when nothing feels shocking to me. I need something to shock me! I’m almost ready to see a UFO.” – CeeLo Green The list...

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 | Top 11 Anti-Thanksgiving Songs
November 9, 2018
Top 11 Anti-Thanksgiving Songs

I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land....

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 | Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go
October 11, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go

I remember it was a Wednesday night sometime in early 1980 when the phone rang. My friend, Craig, wanted to see a guitarist named Eric Johnson in Hollywood. I had...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Tom Petty with an Inside Look at the ‘An American Treasure’ Box Set with Producer/Engineer Ryan Ulyate
October 2, 2018
Remembering Tom Petty with an Inside Look at the ‘An American Treasure’ Box Set with Producer/Engineer Ryan Ulyate

(Tom Petty photo courtesy Steve Ziegelmeyer) “Tom had really high standards, and that was really in my mind,” Mike Campbell says with a chuckle when I ask him about compiling the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Searching for ‘True Meanings’ with Paul Weller (Album Review/Q&A)
September 11, 2018
Searching for ‘True Meanings’ with Paul Weller (Album Review/Q&A)

Over the past few years, every time I’ve interviewed Paul Weller, the legendary English musician known as the Modfather, he mentioned that he was contemplating releasing an acoustic album. For...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Backyard Tennis Duel with Carlos Santana in Marin County, 1979
August 9, 2018
Backyard Tennis Duel with Carlos Santana in Marin County, 1979

Those of an age likely have one enduring Carlos Santana visual indelibly stamped on their eyeballs. It is an image of the guitarist standing onstage at the Woodstock Music &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nick Mason is Having a Blast Revisiting Early Pink Floyd with His Saucerful of Secrets (The Interview)
August 9, 2018
Nick Mason is Having a Blast Revisiting Early Pink Floyd with His Saucerful of Secrets (The Interview)

“For once we’re not catching up about Pink Floyd,” Nick Mason says with a laugh, when he calls from London to tell Rock Cellar about Unattended Luggage, a box set...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Vinnie Vincent
July 12, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Vinnie Vincent

Vinnie Vincent is a superhero. Well, in a way. He is part of a great and rare fraternity called the Secret Society of Six-String Supermen or S.S.S.S.S [imagine the sound...

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 Who’s John Entwistle (Not ‘Entwhistle’)
April 13, 2018
Behind the Curtain: The Who’s John Entwistle (Not ‘Entwhistle’)

John Entwistle of The Who was the most remarkable rock bass player in history. He ranked number one on Rolling Stone’s 2011 Top Ten Bassists Of All Time poll and number...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain:  Frustrations and Challenges with Ginger Baker
March 14, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Frustrations and Challenges with Ginger Baker

Sometimes, interviews don’t go well. It’s part of the business, and as rock journalist Steve Rosen can attest in his latest Behind the Curtain entry, it happens.  I’m often asked,...

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 | A Tribute to Malcolm Young: Rock Icons Name Their Favorite AC/DC Anthems
January 12, 2018
A Tribute to Malcolm Young: Rock Icons Name Their Favorite AC/DC Anthems

The tragic recent passing of AC/DC founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young left hard rock fans mourning the loss of a beloved hard rock giant. A few years ago, Ken Sharp queried a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Liam Gallagher Goes It Alone with ‘As You Were’ — The Interview
October 10, 2017
Liam Gallagher Goes It Alone with ‘As You Were’ — The Interview

“We went straight into Beady Eye from Oasis, and just for whatever reason it didn’t connect,” Liam Gallagher tells me, pining just a bit for the days of that other rock and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: First Impressions and Jeff Beck Group Conversations with Cozy Powell
August 14, 2017
Behind the Curtain: First Impressions and Jeff Beck Group Conversations with Cozy Powell

It is February 12, 1974 and I am backstage at Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis, MO. Bedlam— drummer Cozy Powell, singer Frank Aiello [formerly with Truth], guitarist Dave Ball [ex-Procol...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Jimi Hendrix’
May 10, 2017
Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Jimi Hendrix’

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame calls Jimi Hendrix “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music.” Hendrix was an unparalleled guitarist and showman who helped launch...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: David Coverdale (a Delightfully Pleasant Rock Star)
April 11, 2017
Behind the Curtain: David Coverdale (a Delightfully Pleasant Rock Star)

I first met David Coverdale on December 9, 1974, when the Mark III version of Deep Purple—Coverdale, bassist-vocalist Glenn Hughes, drummer Ian Paice, keyboardist Jon Lord and guitarist Ritchie Blackmore—were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: From J. Sloan’s in Hollywood to an Encounter with the ‘Super Freak’ Himself, Rick James
February 13, 2017
Behind the Curtain: From J. Sloan’s in Hollywood to an Encounter with the ‘Super Freak’ Himself, Rick James

Photo by: Glen LaFerman www.glenlaferman.com Before I begin this rock and roll tale about my encounter with Rick James, I want to explain in a way—or attempt to anyway—how I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World Announce Spring Tour Dates with Beach Slang
February 6, 2017
Jimmy Eat World Announce Spring Tour Dates with Beach Slang

Back in October, Jimmy Eat World released an affecting new album called Integrity Blues. On Monday, the band announced some new tour dates that stretch into the spring and will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson's New LP 'God's Problem Child' Due 4/28; Title Track Features the Late Leon Russell
February 2, 2017
Willie Nelson's New LP 'God's Problem Child' Due 4/28; Title Track Features the Late Leon Russell

On April 28, Willie Nelson will add to his expansive catalog with a new album, God’s Problem Child, released via Legacy Recordings. Featuring 13 new recordings from Willie and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters' Chris Shiflett Readying Solo LP 'West Coast Town' for April Release; Premieres Title Track
February 1, 2017
Foo Fighters' Chris Shiflett Readying Solo LP 'West Coast Town' for April Release; Premieres Title Track

Anybody who knows anything about the Foo Fighters knows this: the individual members don’t shy away from projects outside of their globe-trotting, festival-headlining, million-selling main band. And with the Foos’...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 15 Creative Methods to Sharpen Your Interior Decor
January 10, 2017
15 Creative Methods to Sharpen Your Interior Decor

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Easy Boho Style: Without Looking Like a Coachella Victim
January 10, 2017
Easy Boho Style: Without Looking Like a Coachella Victim

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | An Update for the Top Puma Style Garments
January 10, 2017
An Update for the Top Puma Style Garments

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Amazing Muffin Desserts Are Coming Back This Year
January 10, 2017
Amazing Muffin Desserts Are Coming Back This Year

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Style Tips From Top Designer of United States
January 10, 2017
Style Tips From Top Designer of United States

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rachel Runs a Business by Her Own Set of Rules
January 10, 2017
Rachel Runs a Business by Her Own Set of Rules

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Not Into Showing Skin? You’re in Good Company
January 10, 2017
Not Into Showing Skin? You’re in Good Company

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | How to Refresh Your Purse Game in a Snap
January 10, 2017
How to Refresh Your Purse Game in a Snap

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fashion Chic X Mejuri Jewelry Collection of 2017
January 8, 2017
Fashion Chic X Mejuri Jewelry Collection of 2017

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Trending: Bodysuits and Faded Friendship Jeans
January 8, 2017
Trending: Bodysuits and Faded Friendship Jeans

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hot Or Not For 2017: 8 Stars That Will Rise Top
January 8, 2017
Hot Or Not For 2017: 8 Stars That Will Rise Top

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | On the Go: Pilot Sachtel Does the Job Fearlessly
January 8, 2017
On the Go: Pilot Sachtel Does the Job Fearlessly

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 15 Awesome Films You Should Watch On Every First Date
January 8, 2017
15 Awesome Films You Should Watch On Every First Date

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deleted Scene: Footage of the Top Movie Dawn of Justice
January 8, 2017
Deleted Scene: Footage of the Top Movie Dawn of Justice

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Superstar Instructors Swear by the Activewear Brand
January 8, 2017
Superstar Instructors Swear by the Activewear Brand

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Summer Style: Chunky Knit For Leather Suits
January 8, 2017
Summer Style: Chunky Knit For Leather Suits

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yes It Is Our New Fall Style: Shrunk and Tied Up
January 8, 2017
Yes It Is Our New Fall Style: Shrunk and Tied Up

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Love In Style For The Proposal of Timeless Relation
January 8, 2017
Love In Style For The Proposal of Timeless Relation

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kate Hanson to Prepare for the Cafe Mocha Cup of Coffee
January 8, 2017
Kate Hanson to Prepare for the Cafe Mocha Cup of Coffee

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gizmos to Use Everywhere for Musical Treats
January 8, 2017
Gizmos to Use Everywhere for Musical Treats

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | L.A.’s 6 Coolest Haircuts — & How To Style Them In Shortest Time
January 8, 2017
L.A.’s 6 Coolest Haircuts — & How To Style Them In Shortest Time

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wear This Colorful Eye Look To Your Next Party & Be Awesome
January 8, 2017
Wear This Colorful Eye Look To Your Next Party & Be Awesome

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive: Jane Allure Shows Us The New Foam Dry Shampoo
January 8, 2017
Exclusive: Jane Allure Shows Us The New Foam Dry Shampoo

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Perfect Game: Zero to Five in 2 Minute Time
January 8, 2017
Perfect Game: Zero to Five in 2 Minute Time

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Senator Refuses to Issue a Comment at Mall
January 8, 2017
Senator Refuses to Issue a Comment at Mall

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Relaxing in the Bed Has a New Meaning Now
January 6, 2017
Relaxing in the Bed Has a New Meaning Now

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hairstyle Tips & Tricks from Designer Edition
January 6, 2017
Hairstyle Tips & Tricks from Designer Edition

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom explains why Trendy Clothing is in style
January 6, 2017
Tom explains why Trendy Clothing is in style

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 15 Instagram Trends You Should Follow Today
January 6, 2017
15 Instagram Trends You Should Follow Today

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Things to Let Go Now for a Healthy New Year
January 6, 2017
Things to Let Go Now for a Healthy New Year

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Make It Your Style With the Sporty Red Trend
January 6, 2017
Make It Your Style With the Sporty Red Trend

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Your Favorite Pizzeria May Not Use Organic
January 6, 2017
Your Favorite Pizzeria May Not Use Organic

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fine Dining Restaurants to Try Out Before Moving
January 6, 2017
Fine Dining Restaurants to Try Out Before Moving

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Music of the Previous Generations Is Hot Again This Year
January 5, 2017
Music of the Previous Generations Is Hot Again This Year

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Workouts Everyone Should Try Once in a Every While
December 29, 2016
Workouts Everyone Should Try Once in a Every While

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 25 Things Every Proud Owner of PC Should Do
December 28, 2016
25 Things Every Proud Owner of PC Should Do

It is important to be chic. I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture. I always say: To be well dressed you must be well naked. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 73rd Birthday to Legendary Guitarist Albert Lee!
December 21, 2016
Happy 73rd Birthday to Legendary Guitarist Albert Lee!

We at Rock Cellar would like to extend a very happy and healthy 73rd birthday legendary British guitarist Albert Lee! Albert is known for his fingerstyle and hybrid picking technique and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Tribe Returns to Perform Elton John’s Classic Album, “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” at SOhO Santa Barbara Wednesday 12/14
December 11, 2016
The Tribe Returns to Perform Elton John’s Classic Album, “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” at SOhO Santa Barbara Wednesday 12/14

On Friday, Sept 30th, ten members of The Tribe – a collective of LA-based session and touring musicians and singers, reunited for a unique evening at Bogies in Westlake Village, California. They...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Life Beyond Skynyrd: Guitarist Gary Rossington and Wife Dale ‘Take It On Faith’ (Interview)
December 9, 2016
Life Beyond Skynyrd: Guitarist Gary Rossington and Wife Dale ‘Take It On Faith’ (Interview)

As a founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, guitarist Gary Rossington is true rock and roll survivor. Away from his work in Skynyrd as a touring and recording act, Gary has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll
December 9, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll

Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards. – Keith Richards Below,  enjoy Frank Mastropolo’s new Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Songs, but note: The absence of Bob Seger’s “Old...

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 | New Music Friday: Stream Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins' Rollicking Solo Mini-LP 'Kota'
November 11, 2016
New Music Friday: Stream Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins' Rollicking Solo Mini-LP 'Kota'

Because nobody in the Foo Fighters is ever *really* taking a break, even if their main band takes an official timeout, Taylor Hawkins has unleashed a new mini-LP today titled...

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 | Turn Me On: Dawes
November 2, 2016
Turn Me On: Dawes

For his latest Turn Me On entry, 88.5 FM KCSN midday host Jim Nelson shines a light on Los Angeles’ own Dawes… We’re all gonna die. Deal with it. It’s easy enough to...

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 | Neil Young Announces Mostly Acoustic New Album, 'Peace Trail,' Due in December
October 26, 2016
Neil Young Announces Mostly Acoustic New Album, 'Peace Trail,' Due in December

Somehow, despite decades of music and activism (and with several albums linking the two), Neil Young hasn’t released a record titled Peace Trail — until 2016. Young, fresh off another...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Green Day: Stream 'Revolution Radio', the Title Track to New LP Due 10/7
September 9, 2016
New Green Day: Stream 'Revolution Radio', the Title Track to New LP Due 10/7

East bay alt/punk icons Green Day have unleashed another song off their new album, Revolution Radio, which will be out on October 7. Below, stream the title track, a fist-pumping,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phil Collins Preps 'Not Dead Yet' Memoir, Performs 'In the Air Tonight' at the US Open
August 30, 2016
Phil Collins Preps 'Not Dead Yet' Memoir, Performs 'In the Air Tonight' at the US Open

On Monday night, Phil Collins showed up at the US Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, New York to perform his classic hit, In the Air Tonight. It was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Guns N' Roses Bring 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour to Dodger Stadium with Marathon Gig
August 19, 2016
Recap: Guns N' Roses Bring 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour to Dodger Stadium with Marathon Gig

Flash back roughly 10 years. Axl Rose was still putting the finishing touches on Chinese Democracy, his infamous in-the-works Guns N’ Roses album that finally saw the light of day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Ray Charles in 1983
August 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Ray Charles in 1983

(Photo by: Glen LaFerman www.glenlaferman.com) Interviewing Ray Charles back in 1983 was like interviewing a man who had conquered the world and done it all. Ray was like an explorer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inside the Beatles' 'LOVE' 10th Anniversary Bash in Las Vegas (Photos)
July 29, 2016
Inside the Beatles' 'LOVE' 10th Anniversary Bash in Las Vegas (Photos)

Guest post by Peter Palmiere ———————————– All you need is Love rang true Thursday night, July 14 at the Mirage hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Nevada, as Cirque du Soleil celebrated...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn: New Album 'The Serenity of Suffering' Coming 10/21, 'Rotting in Vain' Video Premiered – and It's Aggressive
July 25, 2016
Korn: New Album 'The Serenity of Suffering' Coming 10/21, 'Rotting in Vain' Video Premiered – and It's Aggressive

Would you believe Korn is preparing to release its 12th studio album? On October 21, the long-running hard rock/metal band will do just that, when The Serenity of Suffering is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Third Eye Blind's Stephan Jenkins Made Folks at Gig Near the RNC a Bit Uncomfortable…On Purpose
July 20, 2016
Third Eye Blind's Stephan Jenkins Made Folks at Gig Near the RNC a Bit Uncomfortable…On Purpose

Third Eye Blind is a band based out of San Francisco. Songwriter/singer/guitarist Stephan Jenkins is an unabashed left-leaning individual with personal views that clash strongly with the GOP. Despite that context,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top
July 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top

Every day now for two weeks, I heard the song rise from what must have been a pair of seriously-powered speakers the size of refrigerators. Floating out over the hills...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pixies Premiere 'Um Chagga Lagga', Announce New Album 'Head Carrier' – Listen
July 6, 2016
Pixies Premiere 'Um Chagga Lagga', Announce New Album 'Head Carrier' – Listen

Revered indie/alt band Pixies have announced a new album, Head Carrier, which will be released on September 30. In anticipation of the LP, the band premiered a single, Um Chagga...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Vans Warped Tour 2016 Kicks Off with Live Webcast, Diverse Lineup
June 24, 2016
Vans Warped Tour 2016 Kicks Off with Live Webcast, Diverse Lineup

Today, June 24, the Vans Warped Tour begins its annual run across North America with an eclectic lineup that blends up-and-coming acts with stalwarts of the scene. To celebrate the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Teenagers
June 7, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” – Larry Lujack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Teenagers
June 7, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” – Larry Lujack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Ritchie Blackmore
May 6, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Ritchie Blackmore

For his latest Behind the Curtain, writer Steve Rosen recounts a memorable experience with guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore… In December 1974, I flew to St. Paul, Minnesota to meet Ritchie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: The Challenge of Interviewing Robert Fripp of King Crimson
February 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: The Challenge of Interviewing Robert Fripp of King Crimson

For this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen details the trials and tribulations of interviewing one of rock’s most unique personalities… Robert Fripp conjured music with King Crimson that was strange,...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Fistfights (and Apologies) with Yngwie Malmsteen
May 16, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Fistfights (and Apologies) with Yngwie Malmsteen

Though throwing my drink viciously in the face of Yngwie Malmsteen only required but a split second, I could see it all happening in slow motion. The gin and tonic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Hotel Room Trashing Lessons with Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi
April 7, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Hotel Room Trashing Lessons with Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi

This month’s Behind the Curtain finds journalist Steve Rosen recounting some extracurricular fun with Black Sabbath in the 1970s… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Out of the gate, Black Sabbath was a species unto themselves. They...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher Talks ‘Chasing Yesterday’ & Oasis’ Future (‘Do Not Believe What You Read in the Tabloids’)
March 3, 2015
Noel Gallagher Talks ‘Chasing Yesterday’ & Oasis’ Future (‘Do Not Believe What You Read in the Tabloids’)

“If you take the title out of context, it does seem nostalgic,” Noel Gallagher confesses about the title of his new album, Chasing Yesterday. “But it comes from a lyric....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher and Dave Sardy on the Making of ‘Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’
February 16, 2015
Noel Gallagher and Dave Sardy on the Making of ‘Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’

With Chasing Yesterday out next month, Rock Cellar Magazine revisits Noel Gallagher’s first solo outing. “The great incentive for me is that when you’re working in LA, everybody in England...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray & Dave Davies on 50 Years of the Kinks – Reunion or Not, They’re Still Busy (The Interview)
January 9, 2015
Ray & Dave Davies on 50 Years of the Kinks – Reunion or Not, They’re Still Busy (The Interview)

“The thing about The Kinks is that I’m a really big fan,” Ray Davies, the leader of the rock legends and its principal songwriter, told me when I caught up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ian McLagan: 1945-2014 – In Remembrance
December 5, 2014
Ian McLagan: 1945-2014 – In Remembrance

I first saw Ian McLagan, fittingly seated behind a keyboard, with the Rolling Stones in 1981. There was obviously a lot going on around him – Mick preening, Keith chopping...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Lou Gramm: Juke Box Hero (Interview)
June 4, 2013
Lou Gramm: Juke Box Hero (Interview)

Foreigner, the music biz and his book 'Juke Box Hero: My Five Decades in Rock 'n Roll'

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cross the Road with Beatles Art Director Kosh (Interview)
April 17, 2013
Cross the Road with Beatles Art Director Kosh (Interview)

Part I: LET IT BE TOLD Since designing his first album cover in 1969 — a little something you might have heard of called Abbey Road — London-born John Kosh...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | The Who's 'Quadrophenia' Tour Defies Time (Concert Review)
February 3, 2013
The Who's 'Quadrophenia' Tour Defies Time (Concert Review)

The Who at Staples Center; Los Angeles When Pete Townshend said the din of his amplifiers in 1964 was emulating that of a WWII bomber plane, he wasn’t kidding. Anyone...

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 | Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins Loves Indie Wrestling (Interview)
January 7, 2013
Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins Loves Indie Wrestling (Interview)

Although Billy Corgan is best known as the enigmatic frontman of Smashing Pumpkins, lately he has turned his creative energy toward smashing of a different variety: flying elbow smashes, for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Drifters’ ‘White Christmas’: An Appreciation
December 16, 2012
The Drifters’ ‘White Christmas’: An Appreciation

Thanksgiving is immediately followed by a brutal month of Christmas music overload. They’re inescapable; every radio station, department store, and building lobby pummels us with treacly tunes of the season. So when a great song rises above the holiday hype, it deserves recognition. Such is the Drifters’ version of the yuletide classic “White Christmas.”

Rock Cellar Magazine | November/December Album Reviews
December 3, 2012
November/December Album Reviews

November/December Album Reviews Rolling Stones GRRR! In addition to all his great singing and songwriting, showmanship, and jumpin’ jack flash, Mick Jagger was always a businessman. From his student days...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Football
October 1, 2012
Top 11 Songs About Football

Yes it’s that time of year again.  The beer.  The hot and greasy wings.  The hot and greasy tailgating.  And, oh yes, that little bit of pigskin insanity called football....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Meet Albert Watson, Rock Photographer
October 1, 2012
Meet Albert Watson, Rock Photographer

[Editor’s Note: Our Every Picture Tells a Story column is normally made up of lots of pretty pictures with very little text.  Once in a while we like to talk...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Wild in the Seats!
August 16, 2012
Wild in the Seats!

Movie Theaters: What is it about watching images in the dark with strangers that makes everyone do such crazy things?

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Time Again for the Strawberry Alarm Clock
June 19, 2012
Time Again for the Strawberry Alarm Clock

The back pages of pop music history are littered with tales of one hit wonders. You know the equation:  A band comes out of nowhere, hits the top of the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 11 New Board Game Movie Suggestions for Hollywood
May 16, 2012
11 New Board Game Movie Suggestions for Hollywood

Farewell, Hollywood. Original, creative storylines, plots, and movie concepts have gone the way of the View-Master – replaced by flashy, style-over-substance monstrosities about CGI transforming-robot battles, cartoonish critters dancing to...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Donovan is BACK!
April 16, 2012
Donovan is BACK!

Only a handful of individuals in music are known by a single name, and a few are legends. The artist simply known as “Donovan” certainly is one of those. His...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (Movie) Trailer Trash
March 19, 2012
(Movie) Trailer Trash

Okay, I’ve hocked you enough on the woeful shape of modern music:  Berton Averre’s Blog. Time for a departure.  Today we’ll talk about the woeful shape of modern American movies....

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 | Vincent Price and The Vincentennial!
October 26, 2011
Vincent Price and The Vincentennial!

Vincent Price, in that unmistakable velvety tone, once said: “A man who limits his interests, limits his life.” This year marks (what would have been) Vincent Price’s 100th birthday, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 9 Metallica Albums, Ranked in Order
October 25, 2011
9 Metallica Albums, Ranked in Order

No doubt it’s difficult for some young tykes just now sweating through driver’s ed to wrap their acne-scarred heads around it, but there was once a time, not too long...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Too Much Art?
August 19, 2011
Too Much Art?

Today, it’s not only authors and philosophers who go through a process of self-examination as they do their jobs. Artists and musicians, too, often working in their claustrophobic vacuums of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Did Delaney Bramlett Really Write 'My Sweet Lord' ?
June 3, 2011
Did Delaney Bramlett Really Write 'My Sweet Lord' ?

When George Harrison took the stand in a New York City courtroom in January 1976 to defend himself against charges that he had stolen a good portion of The Chiffons’...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sex Is Always the Answer
June 3, 2011
Sex Is Always the Answer

From time to time, when I’m in the midst of one of my room-clearing rants on the woeful state of modern popular music, unfortunate listeners will try to agree with...