August 12, 2022
August 2022 Issue
August 12, 2022
Watch: First Aid Kit Premieres New Video “Out of My Head” off Upcoming Album “Palomino” – Out November 4th
August 12, 2022
Megadeth Says “Soldier On!” with Energy Blast of a New Song; ‘The Sick, The Dying…And The Dead!’ Out 9/22
August 12, 2022
Oasis Previews ‘Be Here Now’ 25th Anniversary Edition with New Video for “Stand By Me” (Set Out 8/19)
August 12, 2022
Death Cab for Cutie Shares “Foxglove Through the Clearcut,” from New Album ‘Asphalt Meadows’ (Out 9/16)
August 12, 2022
Out Now: Danny Elfman Revisits 2021’s ‘Big Mess’ as Sprawling Remix Project ‘Bigger. Messier.’
August 12, 2022
Out Now: Goo Goo Dolls ‘Chaos in Bloom,’ a New Album of Smart, Accomplished Pop/Rock Precision (Listen)
August 11, 2022
Watch Elvis Costello Perform Two Neil Young Songs on Fallon with His Old Band “Rusty” from 50 Years Ago
August 11, 2022
Kenny Loggins & Jim Messina Reschedule ‘Sittin’ In’ Hollywood Bowl Gigs; New Dates Sept. 22, 24
August 11, 2022
Tedeschi Trucks Band Honors Late Keyboardist Kofi Burbridge with “Soul Sweet Song”
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August 9, 2022
Blondie Previews ‘Against the Odds 1974-1982’ Box Set with Previously Unreleased 1978 Track “Mr. Sightseer”
“Mr. Sightseer” is a home recording from Blondie, a previously unreleased track that is featured on the iconic NYC band‘s upcoming box set, Against The Odds 1974-1982. The song was...
July 7, 2022
Blondie Previews New Box Set with “I Love You Honey, Give Me A Beer” — Early Demo of ‘Autoamerican’ Track “Go Through It”
Blondie recently announced a new box set, Against the Odds 1974-1982, the first-ever official box set collection from the legendary and groundbreaking New York band that has sold more than 40...
June 9, 2022
Blondie: First Official Box Set, ‘Against The Odds 1974-1982,’ Coming 8/26 (Preview/Pre-Order)
Against the Odds 1974-1982 is the first official box set from Blondie, the legendary and groundbreaking New York band that has sold more than 40 million records worldwide. Due out...
May 16, 2022
Recap/Photos: 1980s Fans Brave the Heat for Cruel World Festival in Pasadena to See Blondie, Devo, Morrissey, Bauhaus and Many More
Debbie Harry of Blondie was absolutely thrilled to be onstage during this past Saturday, May 14’s sold-out Cruel World Festival in Southern California. “You have no idea how good it...
April 14, 2022
Chris Stein Sitting Out Blondie’s Summer Tour Due to Heart Issue: “… A Dumbass Condition Called Arterial Fibrillation”
Blondie has a busy touring schedule in the coming months, but Debbie Harry and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends will do so without Chris Stein, who announced that...
March 2, 2022
Blondie Announce August U.S. Tour with Special Guest The Damned; Playing Cruel World Festival in May
This summer, Debbie Harry, Chris Stein and Blondie will head out on the road for a run of U.S. tour dates, the legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band...
August 30, 2021
‘Brian Wilson: Greatest Hits Live! with Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin’ Fall Tour On Now
On Sunday, Aug. 29, legendary Beach Boys icon Brian Wilson embarked on the Greatest Hits Live! with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin tour, a run of shows that promise to be...
June 7, 2021
Cruel World Festival: Morrissey, Blondie, Bauhaus, Devo, Echo & the Bunnymen & More — May 2022 in Pasadena
Next spring, Goldenvoice’s Cruel World Festival — originally planned for 2020, rescheduled for obvious reasons — will be held at Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. The lineup...
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...
May 21, 2020
Join Green Day in ‘Dreaming’ of a Return to Playing Concerts with the Band’s New Blondie Cover (Listen)
We all want to get back out there, enjoying live concerts from the artists and bands we admire — there’s truly nothing like it, as Dave Grohl wrote in a...
February 11, 2020
Cruel World Festival 2020: Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo, More Headlining Ultimate ’80s Concert in Los Angeles
How much do you love the music of the 1980s? If the answer is “a lot,” well, Goldenvoice has the festival for you. On Tuesday, the Cruel World Festival was...
November 14, 2019
Debbie Harry on Writing Her New Memoir, Blondie’s Old Days in NYC and Her View of the World (The Interview)
Debbie Harry is a certifiable pop culture icon. As the frontperson for Blondie, the chart-topping New Wave group that grew out of New York City’s fabled CBGBs-fueled punk scene, she...
April 2, 2019
Elvis Costello & the Imposters and Blondie Announce Summer Tour
This summer, two of the most celebrated acts of the past several decades will join up for a co-headlining tour when Elvis Costello & the Imposters and Blondie hit the...
January 14, 2019
Blondie, and Photography, Through the Lens (and Memories) of Chris Stein (Q&A)
Chris Stein photo (Shepard Fairey) Chris Stein cut his teeth 40 years ago as a co-founder and guitarist for the band Blondie, and via his songwriting partnership with Debbie Harry,...
February 15, 2017
Watch's Blondie Music Video for 'Fun,' Lead Single Off Upcoming Album 'Pollinator'
Debbie Harry and Blondie recently announced plans for a very busy 2017, with a new album, Pollinator, coming out May 5 and a big co-headlining summer tour with Shirley Manson and...
February 8, 2017
Blondie and Garbage Announce Co-Headlining 'Rage and Rapture' Summer Tour
This summer, two bands that simply had to tour together will do just that. Debbie Harry and Blondie (who are releasing a new record, Pollinator, in March) will team up...
February 1, 2017
Hear the Disco Throwback Magic of 'Fun,' Blondie's New Single Off Their New Album 'Pollinator' Due Out 5/5
Blondie are back in action, and on May 5 the iconic band will release a new album titled Pollinator. The announcement came on Wednesday, along with some intriguing details about this,...
August 12, 2022
A Fast and Loose Chat with Eddie Spaghetti of The Supersuckers, ‘The Greatest Rock n’ Roll Band in the World’
Melding garage-punk, brawny rock and roll and alt-country since their formation in 1988, The Supersuckers have carved out a formidable career built on a catalog of killer records and exhaustive...
July 15, 2022
Out Now: ‘Born For This Moment,’ the 38th Studio Album from Legendary Band Chicago (Listen)
Today, July 15, Chicago releases Born For This Moment, a brand new studio album from the legendary band and its 38th to date. From the first horn notes of the...
July 12, 2022
Chicago Co-Founder Robert Lamm on New Album ‘Born For This Moment,’ Touring with Brian Wilson and Beyond
Chicago, the self-described “rock and roll band with horns,” has always done everything big. Formed in 1967, Chicago celebrates its 55th anniversary this year, and on July 15 is releasing...
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...
June 7, 2022
Chicago: New Album ‘Born for This Moment’ Coming 7/15; Listen to “Firecracker”
Legendary band Chicago returned recently with “If This Is Goodbye,” a brand new song complementing the ensemble’s summer co-headlining tour with Beach Boys band leader Brian Wilson (alongside Al Jardine...
May 20, 2022
New Chicago: Legendary Band Reflects with “If This Is Goodbye,” Ahead of Co-Headline Tour with Brian Wilson
This summer’s co-headlining tour combining the talents of Chicago and Beach Boys band leader Brian Wilson (alongside Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin) is due to be a great time, entertaining...
May 5, 2022
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Actor Michael C. Hall of ‘Dexter’) Announces July Tour Dates
After a mostly sold-out spring tour of North America, Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum — the experimental/indie band featuring Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer...
April 22, 2022
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Shares “Ketamine (Ultrapop Remix)” ft. The Armed
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie), has been out on the...
March 23, 2022
New Bauhaus: Listen to “Drink the New Wine,” Band’s First New Music in 14 Years
“Drink the New Wine” is the title of a new song from Bauhaus, the esteemed English post-punk band’s first bit of new material in 14 years. Debuted on Wednesday, the...
March 18, 2022
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum Q&A: Michael C. Hall, Peter Yanowitz & Matt Katz-Bohen Preview First U.S. Tour (Launching 3/20)
After meeting on the set of a Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under acting fame, as well as starring...
March 2, 2022
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Starting First U.S. Tour in Mid-March
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie), has (finally) announced a proper...
November 30, 2021
Brian Wilson and Chicago Announce Co-Headlining Summer Tour for 2022; Tickets On Sale 12/3
Next summer, Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson will head out on a special summer tour with Chicago, it was announced on Tuesday. The outing will find Wilson joined once again...
October 26, 2021
Drummer Gina Schock on Her New Book ‘Made in Hollywood: All Access with the Go-Go’s,’ Rock Hall of Fame Induction and Beyond
You may think you’ve stumbled into a time warp when you see how omnipresent The Go-Go’s have become in 2021. Formed as a punk band in 1978, the group —...
October 26, 2021
Preview Brian Wilson ‘At My Piano’ LP with “Good Vibrations,” View Poster & Trailer for ‘Long Promised Road’ Doc
These are busy times for Beach Boys band leader Brian Wilson, who recently wrapped his Greatest Hits Live! tour with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin and is gearing up for...
October 5, 2021
Brian Wilson Previews ‘At My Piano’ Instrumental Album with “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Pre-Order)
At My Piano is the title of a new collection of stripped-back Beach Boys classics, solo favorites and more from Brian Wilson, due out Nov. 19. Its release coincides with the planned...
September 17, 2021
Brian Wilson ‘At My Piano’: Beach Boys Classics Reimagined, Coming Nov. 19 (Stream “God Only Knows”)
At My Piano is the title of a new collection of stripped-back Beach Boys classics from Brian Wilson, due out Nov. 19. A showcase of Wilson’s impeccable songcraft as he...
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...
June 14, 2021
Top 11 Caribbean Songs
“The true Caribbean people … We are carnival people, we are vibrant people, not dead people. We like to be heard and we like to have fun.” —Viv Richards, cricketer...
February 12, 2021
Out Now: Stream ‘Thanks for Coming,’ the Intriguing Debut LP from Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall)
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie), released its debut full-length album,...
January 22, 2021
The Bernie Sanders Meme is a Perfect Fit on Classic Album Covers (Beatles, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac & More)
Earlier this week, a simple image made its way onto the internet: United States Senator Bernie Sanders, sitting in folding chair at the Inauguration Day events in Washington, D.C. …...
January 13, 2021
New from Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall): ‘Armageddon Suite,’ Dream-Pop for the End of the World
On Feb. 12, Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie), will release...
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...
December 9, 2020
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Transforms Phantogram’s ‘Cruel World’ in Stark New Video
In early 2021, Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist...
November 11, 2020
Watch Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum’s Trippy New Video for ‘Eat An Eraser’ (Fronted by Actor Michael C. Hall)
Actor Michael C. Hall has built a legacy for his roles in quirky, irreverent shows such as Six Feet Under and Dexter, and is a master at portraying characters that...
November 6, 2020
Hear Miley Cyrus and Stevie Nicks Team Up for ‘Edge of Seventeen’ + ‘Midnight Sky’ Remix
Generations have merged — quite seamlessly, we must add — with “Edge of Midnight (Midnight Sky Remix),” a new collaboration between Miley Cyrus and Stevie Nicks. The collab is based...
September 4, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Shares Cover of Wreckless Eric’s Power-Pop/Punk Classic ‘Whole Wide World’ — Listen
Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong is a student of punk music history — and the singer/guitarist has spent much of the past few months sharing solo recordings, usually...
August 26, 2020
The Empty Hearts Conjure Fab Visions on ‘Second Album’ — Q&A with Clem Burke and Andy Babiuk (LP Out Now)
Whatever your preferences in 60’s and 70’s classic and garage rock, you’ll find much to cheer on The Empty Hearts and their aptly titled Second Album, which will be released...
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...
August 8, 2020
New Documentary about CREEM Magazine Available Now (Watch a Trailer)
Remember CREEM Magazine? There’s a brand new documentary out now telling the magazine’s story, from filmmaker Scott Crawford. Here’s a nice trailer: $9.99 unlocks the stream of the entire film,...
August 5, 2020
The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History
In so many ways, The Go-Go’s owned the 1980s. Born out of the Los Angeles punk scene, the band quickly became “America’s Sweethearts,” as guitarist Charlotte Caffey recalls to Rock...
July 20, 2020
New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Stream His Cover of ‘Police on My Back,’ from The Equals (and Later The Clash)
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day is back with another cover, part of his ongoing #NoFunMondays covers series. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCxI3R9FoZl/ This time, the singer/songwriter tackles “Police on My Back,” first made...
July 14, 2020
New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Hear His Cover of Billy Bragg’s 1983 Song ‘A New England’
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day brought back his #NoFunMondays covers series this week. Paying homage to his background in classic punk rock tunes, the singer/guitarist opted for a rendition...
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...
June 10, 2020
Dramarama Turns its Creative Switch Back on to Make Long-Awaited New Album ‘Color TV’
Television has been a common reference point in the career of Dramarama. During some mid-Eighties tours, the Wayne, New Jersey-bred band would adorn its stage with multiple TV sets. Johnny...
April 2, 2020
Out Now: Stream the Unpredictable & Provocative Debut EP from Princess Goes To the Butterfly Museum, ft. Actor Michael C. Hall
When we first heard from Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, the experimental/indie project featuring actor Michael C. Hall (Dexter, Six Feet Under), Peter Yanowitz (The Wallflowers) and Matt Katz-Bohen...
March 25, 2020
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ (As Shared by Mick Fleetwood) and Other Classic Album Covers Reimagined for Social Distancing
The current stipulations and guidelines in place regarding social distancing and the committed effort we must all make in order to beat the coronavirus pandemic have thrown a wrench into...
March 12, 2020
Top 11 Revenge Songs
This month’s Top 11 list concerns revenge … a topic that’s served as the inspiration for all sorts of songs over the years! “We should forgive our enemies, but not...
January 21, 2020
The NAMM Show 2020: Highlights from Days 1 and 2
Rock Cellar contributor George. A. Paul recalls some of the standout moments from his time at the NAMM Show 2020 this past weekend in Anaheim … From new product innovations...
January 6, 2020
BottleRock Napa Valley 2020: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band, Stevie Nicks Top Stacked Lineup (Details)
BottleRock Napa Valley unveiled its 2020 lineup and plans on Monday, and the festival boasts a deep array of acts spanning genres, generations and styles. https://www.instagram.com/p/B6—JSlCzJ/ Set for Memorial Day...
December 17, 2019
January 2019 Issue
Click below to enjoy our January 2019 features: Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview) Inside John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ with Klaus Voormann, Jim Keltner and Joey Molland...
December 17, 2019
November 2019 Issue
Click below to enjoy our new November 2019 features: Debbie Harry on Writing Her New Memoir, Blondie’s Old Days in NYC and Her View of the World (The Interview) Dave...
December 12, 2019
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (Michael C. Hall, Peter Yanowitz and Matt Katz-Bohen) Announce Arrival with Ominous Debut Video for ‘Ketamine’
A new indie trio has been formed, and it demands your attention. The group, Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum — yes, that’s their name for this project — includes...
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!...
June 25, 2019
Elvis Costello and the Imposters Announce ‘Just Trust’ Tour for the Fall
Elvis Costello is currently preparing for a summer run with Blondie, but the iconic singer/songwriter is already looking ahead to his next tour with the Imposters. This fall, Costello and...
June 10, 2019
(Most Of) King Crimson’s Classic Albums are Now on Spotify, in Time for 50th Anniversary Tour
Tonight, June 10, Robert Fripp and King Crimson will begin their anticipated 50th anniversary tour at Hause Auensee, Leipzig — and just in time for the festivities, much of the...
June 6, 2019
Rest in Peace, Dr. John: 1941 – 2019
Malcolm John Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, the New Orleans-based genre-bending musician dabbling in blues, funk, r&b and more, has passed away at the age of 77 of a...
May 6, 2019
King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next
For a long time, the music of King Crimson didn’t exist on streaming platforms — but just as Robert Fripp and his colleagues in the legendary prog/rock ensemble prepare for...
January 29, 2019
King Crimson Maps Out 50-Date 2019 Tour to Mark 50th Anniversary
Toward the end of 2018, King Crimson announced plans for a big commemorative 50th anniversary tour that would span three continents — and the legendary prog ensemble announced its full...
November 9, 2018
A Dispatch from the ‘Deadbeat Club’ with Kate Pierson of the B-52’s (Q&A)
Combining an infectious collision of ‘60s pop, surf, dance and spiky new wave flavors, The B-52’s emerged on the music scene in the late ‘70s looking and sounding like no...
October 31, 2018
Turn Me On: Rob Bonfiglio
Calling Rob Bonfiglio either a “singer-songwriter” or a “multi-instrumentalist” would feel almost tragically inadequate. His fifth solo album, Trouble Again, is an immaculate, euphoria-inducing song cycle that seamlessly weaves together...
May 11, 2018
Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’
A cinematic quality surrounds several songs on The Last Few Beautiful Days, The Motels’ first new studio release in a decade. Its cover art displays a shuttered Troy, N.Y. movie...
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...
July 7, 2014
The Go-Go’s Charlotte Caffey: The Beat Goes On (Interview)
In 1978, against the backdrop of disco, soft practitioners like Debby Boone and the Captain & Tennille and the growing success of arena rock bands like Styx, REO Speedwagon, Boston...
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...
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'.
February 4, 2013
Rock Meccas of NYC: What Are They Now?
In the 1960s, New York City was the center of the recording industry and home to a wealth of small clubs and theaters that hosted the cream of rock music....
October 11, 2012
October/November Album Reviews
Mumford & Sons KISS Neil Young & Crazy Horse Gary Clark Jr. Muse Dinosaur Jr. Aimee Mann Mumford & Sons Babel When U2 made the Rattle and Hum album...
January 12, 2012
Rock vs. Baseball: Whose Hall of Fame is Worse?
I love baseball. I love music. It would be hard to say who meant more to me as an 11 year old, the Beatles or Sandy Koufax. Suffice to say...