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Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Idol: Playing the Roxy in Hollywood 11/9 Ahead of Vegas Residency; ‘The Cage’ EP Out Now, on Vinyl 11/11
November 3, 2022
Billy Idol: Playing the Roxy in Hollywood 11/9 Ahead of Vegas Residency; ‘The Cage’ EP Out Now, on Vinyl 11/11

In late September, Billy Idol returned with The Cage, a new set of songs that finds the beloved English singer/songwriter/proud grandfather at his fist-pumping, high-energy best. The EP was first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Billy Idol Emerges from ‘The Cage’ with Fist-Pumping, Energetic New EP (Listen/Buy)
September 23, 2022
Out Now: Billy Idol Emerges from ‘The Cage’ with Fist-Pumping, Energetic New EP (Listen/Buy)

Welcome back, Billy Idol. Today, Sept. 23, the beloved English singer/songwriter/proud grandfather returned with a new four-song EP, and The Cage finds the 66-year-old revved-up, energetic and loving life. Take...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Idol Demands “Get Me Out Of My Cage!” on His Roaring New Track — ‘Cage’ EP Coming 9/23 (Pre-Order)
August 17, 2022
Billy Idol Demands “Get Me Out Of My Cage!” on His Roaring New Track — ‘Cage’ EP Coming 9/23 (Pre-Order)

On Sept. 23, Billy Idol will release a new four-song EP titled The Cage. Its release date comes almost exactly one year after the Sept. 2021 release of The Roadside,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey ‘Freedom Tour’ 2022 to Feature Toto on All Dates; Billy Idol Drops Off Tour Due to Illness
February 2, 2022
Journey ‘Freedom Tour’ 2022 to Feature Toto on All Dates; Billy Idol Drops Off Tour Due to Illness

In November, Journey announced plans for a substantial summer outing with special guests Toto and Billy Idol trading off “Very Special Guest” duties. On Wednesday, an update announced that the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Idol Dancing with His Granddaughter to “Jingle Bell Rock” is the Perfect Gift This Holiday Season
December 13, 2021
Billy Idol Dancing with His Granddaughter to “Jingle Bell Rock” is the Perfect Gift This Holiday Season

This time of year, we look to social media to provide warmth and the spirit of the holiday season — and a must-follow on Instagram is the official account of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey Announces 2022 ‘Freedom Tour,’ Featuring Special Guests Billy Idol and Toto
November 15, 2021
Journey Announces 2022 ‘Freedom Tour,’ Featuring Special Guests Billy Idol and Toto

Get ready for a night of iconic singalongs next year when Journey embarks on the Freedom Tour, a 40-city North American tour that will find the Rock & Roll Hall...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Billy Idol Perform His Song “Bitter Taste” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’; New ‘The Roadside’ EP Out Now
October 8, 2021
Watch Billy Idol Perform His Song “Bitter Taste” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’; New ‘The Roadside’ EP Out Now

Back on Sept. 17, English punk rock icon Billy Idol released The Roadside EP, a set of four gritty new songs produced by Butch Walker that serves as Idol’s first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream Billy Idol’s Gritty ‘The Roadside’ EP, Four New Songs with Steve Stevens and Producer Butch Walker
September 17, 2021
Out Now: Stream Billy Idol’s Gritty ‘The Roadside’ EP, Four New Songs with Steve Stevens and Producer Butch Walker

Legendary English rock icon Billy Idol returned recently with “Bitter Taste,” a reflective new song and music video expressing some raw emotions and dark energy — visually referencing Idol’s near-fatal...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Angel Olsen Transforms ’80s Classics from Billy Idol, Men Without Hats, OMD, Alphaville and Laura Branigan on ‘Aisles’ EP (Listen)
August 20, 2021
Out Now: Angel Olsen Transforms ’80s Classics from Billy Idol, Men Without Hats, OMD, Alphaville and Laura Branigan on ‘Aisles’ EP (Listen)

Aisles is a new covers EP from singer/songwriter Angel Olsen, who tackles some seriously classic 1980s pop songs. But worry not, reader — these are the best sort of cover...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Idol Shares Gritty, Confessional “Bitter Taste” Video, New ‘Roadside EP’ Produced by Butch Walker 9/17 (Pre-Order)
August 11, 2021
Billy Idol Shares Gritty, Confessional “Bitter Taste” Video, New ‘Roadside EP’ Produced by Butch Walker 9/17 (Pre-Order)

On Sept. 17, legendary rocker Billy Idol will return with The Roadside EP, his first release since 2014’s Kings & Queens of the Underground. The new collection was announced officially...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Miley Cyrus Play with Joan Jett, Billy Idol and Steve Stevens at the Super Bowl LV Pregame Show
February 8, 2021
Watch Miley Cyrus Play with Joan Jett, Billy Idol and Steve Stevens at the Super Bowl LV Pregame Show

Part of the pregame festivities for Super Bowl LV this past Sunday saw Miley Cyrus team up with two very special guests: Billy Idol and guitarist Steve Stevens. As part...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Plastic Hearts,’ Miley Cyrus’ Dynamic New Album ft. Joan Jett, Stevie Nicks, Dua Lipa & Billy Idol (Listen)
November 27, 2020
Out Now: ‘Plastic Hearts,’ Miley Cyrus’ Dynamic New Album ft. Joan Jett, Stevie Nicks, Dua Lipa & Billy Idol (Listen)

Don’t expect Miley Cyrus to cater to your expectations. The former Disney Channel star has put in work over the years to distance herself from her Hannah Montana days, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bryan Adams + Billy Idol Announce Co-Headlining Summer Shows
April 29, 2019
Bryan Adams + Billy Idol Announce Co-Headlining Summer Shows

If you like hits from the 1980s, this one’s for you. In August, Bryan Adams and Billy Idol will join forces for a special limited run of eight co-headlining concerts,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey Debuts “You Got the Best of Me,” New Album ‘Freedom’ Arrives 7/8 (Pre-Order)
April 26, 2022
Journey Debuts “You Got the Best of Me,” New Album ‘Freedom’ Arrives 7/8 (Pre-Order)

“You Got the Best of Me” is the title of a roaring, high-energy new single from Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Journey premiered on Tuesday. It’s a preview of...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Announce New West Coast Tour Dates for the Spring
January 25, 2022
The Go-Go’s Announce New West Coast Tour Dates for the Spring

Back in the final days of 2021, COVID-related setbacks forced The Go-Go’s to postpone a series of West Coast live performances meant as a celebration of the band’s Rock &...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Queen, Blondie and the Guess Who for March Madness’ Final Four
April 5, 2021
Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Queen, Blondie and the Guess Who for March Madness’ Final Four

This past weekend, the NCAA men’s national basketball championship staged Final Four weekend, in which the Gonzaga Bulldogs and Baylor Bears advanced to the National Championship game. As part of...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Amazon Music Series: Stream Covers of Nine Inch Nails, Doobie Bros., More
November 5, 2020
Rock Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Amazon Music Series: Stream Covers of Nine Inch Nails, Doobie Bros., More

This Saturday, Nov. 7 will bring with it the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. After the in-person event was shelved due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Drummer Frankie Banali (Quiet Riot, W.A.S.P., More) Dies at 68 After Cancer Battle
August 21, 2020
Drummer Frankie Banali (Quiet Riot, W.A.S.P., More) Dies at 68 After Cancer Battle

Drummer Frankie Banali, best known for his work with Quiet Riot over the years, has passed away at the age of 68 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The news...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Protest Song ‘Gimme Some Truth’
July 2, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Protest Song ‘Gimme Some Truth’

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong premiered the latest in his ongoing series of covers late Wednesday night, premiering a rendition of “Gimme Some Truth,” the pointed political protest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Video for ‘Broken and Bruised’ from Deadland Ritual (Geezer Butler, Franky Perez, Matt Sorum and Steve Stevens)
May 31, 2019
Watch a New Video for ‘Broken and Bruised’ from Deadland Ritual (Geezer Butler, Franky Perez, Matt Sorum and Steve Stevens)

Deadland Ritual is a new hard rock supergroup with a serious pedigree: Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler, Guns N’ Roses drummer Matt Sorum, Billy Idol guitarist Steve Stevens and vocalist...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | KAABOO 2018: Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Katy Perry, Imagine Dragons and More Top Eclectic Lineup
March 22, 2018
KAABOO 2018: Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Katy Perry, Imagine Dragons and More Top Eclectic Lineup

Since its inception a few years ago, KAABOO Del Mar has boasted one of the most far-ranging lineups of the music festival scene. (Read our recap of the 2016 KAABOO...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rebel Songs
October 7, 2016
Top 11 Rebel Songs

The young always have the same problem – how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Jim McCarty Discusses the Yardbirds’ Legacy
July 8, 2016
Q&A: Jim McCarty Discusses the Yardbirds’ Legacy

Via such epic singles as Shapes Of Things, Heart Full of Soul, For Your Love, Over Under Sideways Down, Happenings Ten Years Time Ago and others, The Yardbirds made their...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Do the Bruce Springsteen Workout with these "Dancing in the Dark" outtakes
August 1, 2011
Do the Bruce Springsteen Workout with these "Dancing in the Dark" outtakes

Remember the classic video for Bruce Springsteen‘s Dancing in the Dark? The one with a young Courteney Cox (not Cox-Arquette, mind you) dancing around joyfully while a white-shirted Boss semi-awkwardly flailed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taylor Hawkins, Foo Fighters Drummer, Dies at 50: 1972-2022
March 25, 2022
Taylor Hawkins, Foo Fighters Drummer, Dies at 50: 1972-2022

Taylor Hawkins, drummer of the Foo Fighters, has died at the age of 50. The band’s social media pages shared the following statement: The Foo Fighters family is devastated by...

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 | Toto Sets Feb/March 2022 Headline Tour Dates Before Linking Up with Journey
November 29, 2021
Toto Sets Feb/March 2022 Headline Tour Dates Before Linking Up with Journey

Early next year will see iconic rockers Toto quite busy, as the band will return to the road in style for a big run with Journey. Separate from that classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles ‘Let It Be’: Giles Martin on Remixing New Box Set; Equipment Manager/Roadie Kevin Harrington Recalls Being at the Rooftop Concert
November 10, 2021
The Beatles ‘Let It Be’: Giles Martin on Remixing New Box Set; Equipment Manager/Roadie Kevin Harrington Recalls Being at the Rooftop Concert

Just as he did with earlier expansive multi-disc Beatles deluxe box sets chronicling Sgt. Pepper, The White Album and Abbey Road, Giles Martin once again lent his expertise overseeing the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Earliest-Known Performance of John & Yoko’s ‘Give Peace a Chance’ in Unearthed Video from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’
April 13, 2021
Watch Earliest-Known Performance of John & Yoko’s ‘Give Peace a Chance’ in Unearthed Video from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’

Shortly before recording their anthemic “Give Peace a Chance” at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel during their Bed-In for Peace, John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged a rehearsal of the composition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon: Watch a New ‘Look At Me’ Video, ft. Unseen 1968 John & Yoko Footage (from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’)
April 1, 2021
John Lennon: Watch a New ‘Look At Me’ Video, ft. Unseen 1968 John & Yoko Footage (from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’)

The John Lennon estate has shared another preview of John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band — The Ultimate Collection, a special new revisiting of the first proper studio album from Lennon outside his work with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon: Watch an Animated Video for the Previously Unheard ‘It’ll Be Me. (Jam),’ from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’
March 16, 2021
John Lennon: Watch an Animated Video for the Previously Unheard ‘It’ll Be Me. (Jam),’ from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’

The John Lennon estate has shared another preview of John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band — The Ultimate Collection, a special new revisiting of the first proper studio album from Lennon outside...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: In Pursuit of the Perfect Guitar Pick
October 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: In Pursuit of the Perfect Guitar Pick

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock journalist Steve Rosen expands upon the draw of one of of his lifelong hobbies as a music fan: Collecting guitar picks.  The clock...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs For A Better World
June 1, 2020
Top 11 Songs For A Better World

This Top 11 Songs for a Better World piece original ran in 2013, but given the protests in the United States regarding the death of George Floyd and the #BlackLivesMatter...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)
April 7, 2015
Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)

Watching Richie Furay and his talented band plow through an accomplished set at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California in late February of 2015, one walks away not only...

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 | RINGO!
June 19, 2012
RINGO!

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

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

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