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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June 28, 2021
Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz) Releasing Second Solo Album 11/12 — Stream “The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows”
On November 12, Damon Albarn, who’s attained a legacy over the years fronting Britpop legends Blur as well as with his groundbreaking work with the animated supergroup Gorillaz, will release...
January 4, 2021
Nandi Bushell Covers Blur’s ‘Song 2,’ Earning the Approval of Graham Coxon
10-year-old music prodigy Nandi Bushell maintained an especially hectic 2020, at least as far as high-profile drum battles with Dave Grohl are concerned. Bushell has elevated her profile with a...
July 30, 2020
A Bit of Creative Spontaneity Led Bastille to ‘WHAT YOU GONNA DO?,’ an Urgent New Collaboration with Blur’s Graham Coxon (Listen)
Bastille (or BΔSTILLE, as commonly referred to by name) has become a global phenomenon over the course of its decade-long career, and the English indie/pop band was supposed to be laying...
January 22, 2020
Allow Blur Guitarist Graham Coxon to Showcase the Benefits of Using the Softube Console 1 Fader (at the NAMM Show 2020)
Hailing from Linköping, Sweden, Softube bills itself as an ensemble of “rock & roll scientists” with aims at revolutionizing the music-making process, and at the NAMM Show this past weekend,...
August 3, 2022
The London Suede Returns: Preview New Album ‘Autofiction’ (Due 9/16) with Two Songs
Long-running English rock band Suede (a.k.a. The London Suede here in the United States) will release a new studio album titled Autofiction on Sept. 16, via BMG. Announced recently, it...
June 14, 2022
Forgiveness is at the Core of Papa Roach’s New Video for “No Apologies”; ‘Rockzilla’ Tour Starts Late July
Papa Roach returned in early April with Ego Trip, the 11th studio album from the ever-evolving Northern California band, which first emerged more than two decades ago amid the “nu-metal”...
June 13, 2022
Stewart Copeland on ‘The Police: Around the World’ Reissue, Writing Operas and the Pull of Nostalgia
Back in the fall of 1978, a little-known trio called The Police landed on US shores, winning over exceedingly small audiences in clubs in New York City, Philadelphia and Boston....
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...
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...
April 25, 2022
Watch Hayley Williams Sing Paramore’s “Misery Business” with Billie Eilish at Weekend 2 of Coachella
For each of the past two weekends, Billie Eilish delivered powerhouse headlining performances at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, taking the main stage each Saturday night with her...
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...
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...
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...
December 15, 2021
‘Living on a Thin Line’: New Memoir from the Kinks’ Dave Davies Coming in 2022
Dave Davies of the Kinks announced 'Living on a Thin Line,' his memoir recounting "the ups and downs of my life in the Kinks and what happened afterwards."
October 26, 2021
Paul McCartney Would Be Glad to Exchange Stories with Fans, but No Autographs or Selfies, Please (“It Always Struck Me As a Bit Strange”)
If you should happen to find yourself in the presence of Sir Paul McCartney, feel free to engage the Beatles legend with pleasantries … but don’t expect an autograph or...
October 19, 2021
Watch Duran Duran Party in a Castle with Celebrity Lookalikes of Elton John, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Daniel Craig & More in “Anniversary” Video
This Friday, Oct. 22, Duran Duran returns with a new studio album titled Future Past. The 15th studio album from the long-running band, it’s been previewed in recent weeks with a...
September 27, 2021
Duran Duran: Stream “Tonight United,” from Upcoming Album ‘Future Past’ Out 10/22 (Pre-Order)
“Tonight United” is the title of the latest new song shared by Duran Duran, a preview of Future Past, the 15th studio album from the long-running band that will be released...
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...
May 19, 2021
Duran Duran Announce New Album ‘Future Past,’ Share Video for “Invisible” (Directed by Artificial Intelligence)
Future Past is the name of a new album from Duran Duran, and it’s apparent this one’s all about technology and … well, the future, as its title may suggest....
April 7, 2021
Paul McCartney Shares “Slidin’ (EOB Remix),” from ‘McCartney III Imagined’ Set Out 4/16
Sir Paul McCartney and his team have been busy previewing McCartney III Imagined, the upcoming star-studded revisiting of Macca’s excellent late-2020 solo effort, McCartney III. The latest song shared ahead...
March 30, 2021
On Display Now: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s Latest Online Exhibit, ‘One Woman Show: Tina Turner’
One Woman Show is a new online exhibition from the Morrison Hotel Gallery paying homage to legendary singer and 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction nominee Tina Turner....
March 25, 2021
Hear Beck and Paul McCartney on’Find My Way,’ from the New ‘McCartney III Imagined’ LP Out 4/16
McCartney III, the new studio album from Sir Paul McCartney written and recorded entirely by the Beatles legend by himself (during “rockdown” this past year of tumult) was an excellent addition to his...
March 11, 2021
Paul McCartney ‘McCartney III Imagined’ ft. Beck, Phoebe Bridgers, St. Vincent, Anderson .Paak, Josh Homme, Damon Albarn, More Coming 4/16
McCartney III, the new studio album from Sir Paul McCartney written and recorded entirely by the Beatles legend by himself (during “rockdown” this past year of tumult) was an excellent...
February 25, 2021
Five-song EP recorded in Ojai, CA. @ Carbonite Sound. All songs written & produced by Charlie Baker, Dann Gillen is coproducer on “That’s You”. The goal was to record a project with no more than 4-5 musicians performing live in the studio with the feel of a singer/songwriter vibe, to make a record by getting back to basics without a bunch of overdubs and heavy production.
February 22, 2021
Raspberries: An Influential Case for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Why the Raspberries will ALWAYS matter to me, and why they SHOULD matter to you In early February, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2021 nominations. Carole...
February 22, 2021
Watch Nandi Bushell Deliver a Looping Musical Salute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Under the Bridge’
For her latest entry to her burgeoning catalog of musical versatility, 10-year-old music prodigy Nandi Bushell has uploaded a performance of “Under the Bridge,” the classic early 1990s ballad from...
February 15, 2021
Watch 10-Year-Old Drum Prodigy Nandi Bushell Nail ‘My Generation’ as a Tribute to the Who’s Keith Moon
She’s back, once again. After a busy few months of head-turning drum displays, 10-year-old musical prodigy Nandi Bushell has shared her latest video, a reverent tribute to the late, great...
January 29, 2021
Making Rainbows Out of Something Painful: Arlo Parks Emerges with Debut Album ‘Collapsed in Sunbeams’
Collapsed in Sunbeams is the debut full-length album from Arlo Parks, a 20-year-old singer/songwriter from England that leaves it all on the table, so to speak, in the name of...
January 11, 2021
Nandi Bushell Wished Jimmy Page a Happy Birthday with a Looping Cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’
This past Saturday, Jan. 9, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page celebrated his 77th birthday — and Nandi Bushell, the 10-year-old multi-instrumentalist whose series of YouTube videos have become international sensations...
January 7, 2021
Neil Peart, One Year Later: Rush Drummer Remembered by Widow Carrie and Band Mates Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson in ‘Rolling Stone’ Chat
Today, Jan. 7, 2021, marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of Neil Peart, the highly esteemed drummer of Canadian prog-rock trio Rush. His death at age 67 came after...
December 31, 2020
2020, Summed Up with a Simple and Perfect Ramones ‘I Wanna Be Sedated’ Meme
Look, the past year has been a tremendous struggle for everybody. Whether due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions/lockdowns upending our concept of “normal” to all of those who...
December 11, 2020
Deftones Commemorate 20th Anniversary of ‘White Pony’ with Remix Edition ‘Black Stallion’ (Listen/Buy)
White Pony was a landmark album for Deftones, and today the album has been re-released by the alt/metal band as a means of commemorating its 20th anniversary. Our White Pony 20th...
December 10, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch 12/11-12/13: Cyndi Lauper, Brandi Carlile, Goo Goo Dolls, VetsAid, Andrea Bocelli, 311, Gorillaz, Harry Shearer/Judith Owen, Less Than Jake & More
This weekend, Dec. 11 – 13, brings with it music-related live stream concerts spanning genres and eras, so with COVID-19 numbers spiking around the country it’s never been a better idea...
December 4, 2020
Hear Robert Smith’s Appropriately Moody Remix of Deftones’ ‘Teenager,’ from ‘Black Stallion’ (Out 12/11)
On Dec. 11, Deftones will release Black Stallion, a remix album paying homage to 2000s White Pony as a means of celebrating its 20th anniversary. The record, considered one of the strongest...
November 19, 2020
Rapper Nelly to Play Chuck Berry in New Buddy Holly Biopic ‘Clear Lake,’ Alongside Colin Hanks, More
Rapper Nelly is set to bring Chuck Berry to life in an upcoming Buddy Holly biopic titled Clear Lake, it was reported on Wednesday. Irish actor Ruairi O’Connor is set...
October 30, 2020
Deftones Unveil ‘Black Stallion’ Remix Album Commemorating ‘White Pony,’ Share ‘Knife Prty’ Remix
Despite just releasing a new album (the pummeling Ohms) in late September, Deftones have already announced a pretty significant follow-up project: Black Stallion, a remix album paying homage to 2000’s...
October 25, 2020
Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)
“When I do look back, that was the most fun I ever had in my career,” Paul Weller told me earlier this spring about his days in the Style Council,...
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...
October 5, 2020
Led Zeppelin Has Won the ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Copyright Battle After Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Case
Whether or not Led Zeppelin can be considered guilty of lifting part of Spirit’s 1968 song “Taurus” for the introduction to its classic song “Stairway to Heaven” has been an...
October 1, 2020
Elton John and 6LACK Join Gorillaz on New Song/Animated Video ‘The Pink Phantom’ (Watch/Listen)
Gorillaz, the world’s foremost “virtual band” project helmed by Damon Albarn of English alt/rock/Britpop band Blur, has always done things … a bit differently. The project’s latest endeavor is “Song...
August 11, 2020
Muse Releasing ‘Simulation Theory,’ a ‘Reality-Defying Live Musical Experience,’ Across Media Platforms 8/21 (Preview)
Beginning in early 2019, U.K. prog/rock/experimental band Muse went out on a gigantic global tour, playing in front of a million people across 28 countries. The Simulation Theory Tour, named...
August 10, 2020
Behind the Curtain: A Rookie Journalist Interviewing Paul McCartney Backstage at the Birmingham Odeon in 1973
For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock journalist Steve Rosen recalls his terrifying — and life-changing — experience interviewing Paul McCartney in 1973. So, its July 1973 and Ive...
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...
June 21, 2020
In a Father’s Day Essay, Dave Grohl Toasts the Man Who Helped Shape His Writing: His Dad, James Harper Grohl
It’s been a while since Dave Grohl added to his Instagram account, Dave’s True Stories, with a detailed story from his life. Some of his previous entries have retold amazing...
May 12, 2020
The Immediate Family – Danny Kortchmar, Waddy Wachtel, Russ Kunkel, Leland Sklar and Steve Postell – Debut Single ‘Cruel Twist’ Announced
We’re closer to hearing new music from the Immediate Family — Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and Steve Postell...
April 14, 2020
New from the Pretenders: Stream the R&B-Styled ‘You Can’t Hurt a Fool’
On July 17, Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders will release their new studio album Hate for Sale, and on Tuesday the band premiered another song from the record. Title “You...
April 2, 2020
John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers) Releases New EP Under ‘Trickfinger’ Alias (Listen)
If there’s one thing you know about John Frusciante, it’s that he’s a gifted guitarist and a beloved member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers over the years. He’s also...
March 18, 2020
Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Leslie Mendelson
In the past year, Leslie Mendelson has toured with Jackson Browne and opened twice for The Who at Madison Square Garden. This spring, Mendelson is releasing her third album, If...
February 26, 2020
‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate The Music Of Peter Green And The Early Years Of Fleetwood Mac’ Box Set Coming in October
Last night, Feb. 25, a dizzying array of music legends gathered at the London Palladium to pay tribute to the early material of Fleetwood Mac and Peter Green — and...
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...
February 6, 2020
Green Day: Still Full of ‘Piss and Vinegar’ on New Album ‘Father of All … ‘ — They Just Want You to Dance a Little Bit, Too (Review)
On “The Grouch,” the third track on 1997’s Nimrod, Green Day singer/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong laments, “I was a young boy that had big plans/Now I’m just another shitty old...
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 14, 2020
Buzz: Aerosmith to Perform with Run-DMC at the GRAMMYs
According to Variety, a special mash-up will take place at the GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, January 26 when Aerosmith and Run-DMC, who previously joined forces for the massive hit single...
January 2, 2020
Watch the Strokes Play a New Song Called ‘Ode to the Mets,’ a Preview of a New Album Coming in 2020
It’s been seven years since The Strokes released a new album, 2013’s Comedown Machine, but Julian Casablancas and the celebrated New York City-based indie/rock band dropped a bit of news...
December 4, 2019
Deep Purple: New Album Finished, U.K. Tour with Blue Öyster Cult Set for 2020
Big news from iconic English rock band Deep Purple, as the group has completed work on a new album. The update was provided via the band’s social media channels earlier...
November 15, 2019
Highly Suspect is Redefining the Modern ‘Rock Album’ with its Captivating and Unexpected New Album ‘MCID’
When discussing and evaluating music, it’s nearly impossible to do so without holding to rigid definitions of “genre.” “Rock and Roll” inspires certain expectations, traditions that mold the thoughts we...
October 11, 2019
Out Now: Steve Miller Band’s Expanded ‘Welcome to the Vault’ Box Set (Listen)
Over the past few months, the Steve Miller Band has been previewing a massive new box set — and today, Oct. 11, Welcome to the Vault was released. It’s a...
September 25, 2019
Stream an Alternate Take of the Steve Miller Band’s ‘Space Cowboy,’ from the New ‘Welcome to the Vault’ Box Set
On Oct. 11, the Steve Miller Band will release Welcome To The Vault, a detailed collection of rare/unreleased/demo recordings from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band‘s iconic career....
September 12, 2019
The Story of Oasis’ Groundbreaking Debut Album ‘Definitely Maybe,’ as Vibrant as Ever 25 Years Later
25 years after Oasis announced its arrival to the world, Noel and Liam Gallagher, Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs, Tony McCarroll, plus Creation Records head Alan McGee, DJ Gary Crowley and the Oasis...
August 16, 2019
Hear ‘Say Wow!’, Another Song from the Steve Miller Band’s ‘Welcome To The Vault’ Box Set Out 10/11
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ensemble the Steve Miller Band is preparing to release Welcome to The Vault, a special collection of rare/unreleased/demo recordings scheduled for release on October...
August 5, 2019
Stories of Woodstock 1969 from Musicians and People Who Were There
2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, The three-day event dubbed “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music,” which saw hundreds of thousands of music fans converge on...
July 26, 2019
Hear ‘Love is Strange,’ an Unreleased Song from the New Steve Miller Band ‘The Vault’ Box Set
On October 11, the Steve Miller Band will release Welcome To The Vault, a massive new box set featuring a number of rare songs, demo recordings and other unreleased material...
July 2, 2019
Robert Plant Performed Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’ for the First Time in 23 Years — in Iceland, Naturally
It’s no secret that Robert Plant isn’t into the whole “nostalgia” thing — it’s a big reason why the legendary singer hasn’t helped facilitate a Led Zeppelin reunion over the...
June 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Trying (and Failing) to Get Donald Fagen of Steely Dan to Smile
As a young, exuberant and adventurous rock writer back in the ‘70s and ‘80s, I would fly anywhere to pursue a story. On this particular day it was a trip...
June 12, 2019
Steve Miller Band Announces ‘Welcome To the Vault’ Box Set Spanning Six Decades Out 10/11 — Stream a Demo of ‘Rock’n Me’
For the first time in the band’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame career, the Steve Miller Band‘s vaults are opening up for an expansive new box set spanning six...
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 —...
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...
March 15, 2019
Seaway: ‘Fresh Produce’ LP Out 4/19 Ahead of Spring Tour
Canadian pop-punk band Seaway has been hard at work recently, playing different gigs and dropping singles since the release of their 2017 album, Vacation, but the boys are ready for...
March 13, 2019
New Music Spotlight: Wargirl, TV Coma and Sarah Potenza
In this piece, enjoy a look at some up-and-coming acts that caught Rock Cellar’s attention lately … Wargirl – “Mess Around” Take a mix of 70’s funk music, reggae, post-punk,...
March 1, 2019
Lamb of God Guitarist Mark Morton Releases Guest-Heavy (and Riff-Heavy) New Solo LP ‘Anesthetic’ (Listen)
When you listen to a song by Lamb of God, the Richmond, Virginia-based metal band that’s been around for 25 years, two things are at the forefront: the deep, throaty...
December 13, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Leo Fender/Dale Hyatt
Photo: Rosen, Leo Fender and Hyatt (Glen Laferman) I can’t remember a lot of things. I can’t remember my house in St. Louis, which is where I lived for the first...
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...
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...
May 13, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Backstage with Dave Mustaine at the Hollywood Palladium
Backstage at the Hollywood Palladium, carefully choreographed chaos is taking place. Huge roadies the size of grizzly bears—only with tattoos and walkie talkies—wheel in massive cases housing guitars, drums, cables...
February 16, 2017
Watch a Prank Gone Wrong (or Right?) in New Found Glory's New 'Happy Being Miserable' Video
Pop-punk kings New Found Glory premiered a music video for their new single, “Happy Being Miserable,” on Thursday morning. The song, taken from their upcoming album Makes Me Sick, is...
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 wayor attempt to anywayhow I...
July 8, 2016
Jeff Beck: The Interview
“I guess it’s my sense of inquisitiveness and maybe boredom, a mixture of the two. I always look for tomorrow in today. Whoever’s involved with my music at the time,...
June 6, 2016
Q & A: Susan Sarandon Talks Bernie Sanders, ‘The Meddler’ and More
Susan Sarandon’s debut feature was as a hippie in the landmark 1970 film Joe, starring Peter Boyle as a disgruntled blue collar worker who goes on a shooting spree against...
April 15, 2013
Coachella Festival 2013 Recap (With Video of Full Sets)
This past weekend was the first of two Coachella Valley Music & ARts Festivals, which took place in Indio, California. RCM was there, despite the absolutely vicious wind/dust storm that...
April 10, 2013
Reminder: Watch the Official Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Webcast This Weekend
This weekend, the first of two weekends of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will take place in Southern California. We’ll be there (and will be posting updates...
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...
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?
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...
June 11, 2012
June Album Reviews
Fiona Apple Rush Smashing Pumpkins The Cult The Beach Boys Translator Giant Giant Sand Maroon 5 Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel… The exhausting title of Fiona Apple’s new album, The...
April 16, 2012
From Banshees to Vampires… An Interview with Steven Severin
It’s an unsettling tale of terror and tormented humanity. A small village has fallen under a vampire’s curse, and the boundaries between the real and unreal have blurred. Steven Severin,...
March 19, 2012
The Day I Shot Musician Jackie Lomax – by Christopher Huston
Jackie Lomax is a British guitarist and singer-songwriter who was friend and contemporary to The Beatles and Eric Clapton. His life ran parallel to the Fab-4 through Liverpool, Hamburg, Brian...
January 12, 2012
Rock and Roll Landmarks (In Photographs)
Here are a handful of the most notable and infamous rock & roll landmarks in the history of the genre – whether they’re still standing, bulldozed, burnt to the ground,...
June 10, 2011
Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers
It’s hard enough being in a band without having to deal with the added stress of expectations weighing down upon you. Throughout rock history, bands and artists have had to...