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Rock Cellar Magazine | Origins, Legacy of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ the Focus of Latest ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode (Watch)
April 23, 2021
Origins, Legacy of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ the Focus of Latest ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode (Watch)

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Those two questions are now iconic parts of music — and pop culture — history, but back in 1975 it was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rocketman’ is Off to a Solid Start at the Box Office — but Will it Reach The Heights of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’?
June 3, 2019
‘Rocketman’ is Off to a Solid Start at the Box Office — but Will it Reach The Heights of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’?

The anticipated new Elton John biopic Rocketman just completed its first weekend in theaters across the United States, and it did well. The film netted a reported $25 million in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Might a ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel Already Be in the Works?
March 12, 2019
Might a ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel Already Be in the Works?

We don’t have to remind you how phenomenally successful the recent Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has been since its release back in November. The film received mostly positive critical...

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 | 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 | Watch a Gritty Short Film Literally Inspired By Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Lyrics
December 6, 2016
Watch a Gritty Short Film Literally Inspired By Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Lyrics

Queen‘s “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a song that everybody knows. Everyone. It’s part of the cultural lexicon thanks to Freddie Mercury’s passionate delivery, unmistakable vocal work and the operatic nature of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Hosting ‘Rhapsody Over London’ Streaming Concert Event 7/24
July 6, 2022
Queen + Adam Lambert Hosting ‘Rhapsody Over London’ Streaming Concert Event 7/24

On July 24, Queen + Adam Lambert will host a special global streaming concert event, featuring a recent performance from the ensemble‘s European tour. Rhapsody Over London, as it’s called,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | It’s Called ‘Coronavirus Rhapsody,’ and You Must Listen To It Right Now
March 26, 2020
It’s Called ‘Coronavirus Rhapsody,’ and You Must Listen To It Right Now

Meet Dana Jay Bein — the architect of an absolutely inspired bit of musical parody that is making the rounds on the internet. His piece of art is titled “Coronavirus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” Hit a Billion YouTube Views: ‘The World is a Wonderful and Beautiful Place’
July 29, 2021
Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” Hit a Billion YouTube Views: ‘The World is a Wonderful and Beautiful Place’

It was just a song released on July 27, 1987, but decades later it remains unstoppable: “Never Gonna Give You Up” from English singer/songwriter Rick Astley. After its release, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)
June 2, 2021
Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)

The Wizard of Ozzy and Freddie Mercury, Robert Plant, Iggy Pop, Oasis, Coldplay Plus a Cast of Thousands: Q&A with Rockfield’s Recording Engineer/Farmer Kingsley Ward Along with Yasgur’s farm, Rockfield...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with “1976 ‘Somebody To Love’ — Freddie’s Greatest Hit?” (Watch)
May 14, 2021
Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with “1976 ‘Somebody To Love’ — Freddie’s Greatest Hit?” (Watch)

Every Friday lately, Queen has been debuting a new episode of its ongoing YouTube series, The Greatest — archival videos championing important moments in the English rock group‘s vaunted history. The latest, shared today, examines...

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 | Greg Lake ‘Anthology’ CD/Vinyl Out 11/20; Watch a Restored ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’ Video in 4K/HD
November 17, 2020
Greg Lake ‘Anthology’ CD/Vinyl Out 11/20; Watch a Restored ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’ Video in 4K/HD

“I Believe in Father Christmas,” the 1975 single from Emerson, Lake & Palmer and King Crimson co-founder Greg Lake that was an international success, is an enduring classic — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Trailer for ‘Stardust,’ a New, Unauthorized David Bowie Biopic Starring Johnny Flynn
October 29, 2020
Watch the Trailer for ‘Stardust,’ a New, Unauthorized David Bowie Biopic Starring Johnny Flynn

A major challenge for any music biopic telling the tale of an entertainment legend is securing the rights to the artists’ music. Not having the actual music of the performer/band...

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 | Out Now: Queen + Adam Lambert’s First-Ever Live Release, ‘Live Around the World’ — Listen/Stream
October 2, 2020
Out Now: Queen + Adam Lambert’s First-Ever Live Release, ‘Live Around the World’ — Listen/Stream

Live Around the World is the new (and first-ever) Queen + Adam Lambert live release, and it’s out today. (Click here to pick up the album from our Rock Cellar Store). The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Billie Eilish’s New ‘No Time to Die’ Video, the Theme for the New James Bond Film Due in November
October 1, 2020
Watch Billie Eilish’s New ‘No Time to Die’ Video, the Theme for the New James Bond Film Due in November

Next month, No Time to Die — the newest James Bond film, expected to be the final with Daniel Craig in the starring role — will be released. Its theme...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Queen + Adam Lambert’s ‘Live Around the World’ Album with ‘I Was Born to Love You’ (Album Out 10/2)
September 24, 2020
Preview Queen + Adam Lambert’s ‘Live Around the World’ Album with ‘I Was Born to Love You’ (Album Out 10/2)

Live Around the World is the new (and first-ever) Queen + Adam Lambert live release, and it will be out on Oct. 2, bringing together various live performances from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Queen + Adam Lambert’s New ‘Live Around the World’ Release with ‘The Show Must Go On’ (Pre-Order)
September 15, 2020
Preview Queen + Adam Lambert’s New ‘Live Around the World’ Release with ‘The Show Must Go On’ (Pre-Order)

On Oct. 2, Queen + Adam Lambert will release Live Around the World, the first-ever Queen + Adam Lambert live release. (Click here to pre-order the CD/Blu-ray release from our...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Dramatic New James Bond Trailer for ‘No Time to Die,’ Featuring a Glimpse of Rami Malek as the Villain
September 3, 2020
Watch the Dramatic New James Bond Trailer for ‘No Time to Die,’ Featuring a Glimpse of Rami Malek as the Villain

No Time to Die, the anticipated new installment to the James Bond film franchise expected to be the final entry from star Daniel Craig portraying 007, is scheduled to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Cellar Video Vault
August 27, 2020
Rock Cellar Video Vault

Rock Cellar Video Vault Home Performances Daryl’s House Mike’s Picks Latest Music Videos Indie Artist Spotlight All Together Now LA – Telethon Performance Highlights Jeff Bridges – What A Little...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Nuno Bettencourt Cover Classics from Queen, Radiohead and Heart with Julian Lennon, Nancy Wilson, Steve Vai, Brian May and More (from an AXS TV Special)
August 12, 2020
Watch Nuno Bettencourt Cover Classics from Queen, Radiohead and Heart with Julian Lennon, Nancy Wilson, Steve Vai, Brian May and More (from an AXS TV Special)

World-class guitarist Nuno Bettencourt was recently the focus of an hour-long special that aired on AXS TV on Aug. 3. At Home And Social With Nuno Bettencourt & Friends found...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Friday 5/29: Watch ‘Rocketman’ with Elton John on Social Media During the #RocketmanWatchParty
May 28, 2020
This Friday 5/29: Watch ‘Rocketman’ with Elton John on Social Media During the #RocketmanWatchParty

What are you doing this Friday, May 29 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT? If you’re willing and able — and have a subscription to Amazon Prime Video — why...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2020 Oscar Nominations Unveiled: ‘Joker,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Earn Top Honors (Full Details)
January 13, 2020
2020 Oscar Nominations Unveiled: ‘Joker,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Earn Top Honors (Full Details)

On Monday, the official 92nd Academy Awards nominations were announced, ahead of the Oscars ceremony which will air on Sunday, Feb. 9 on ABC. Leading the pack in terms of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Timothée Chalamet to Star as Bob Dylan in New Film Capturing the ‘Dylan Goes Electric’ Era
January 7, 2020
Timothée Chalamet to Star as Bob Dylan in New Film Capturing the ‘Dylan Goes Electric’ Era

When casting an actor in a key role, it’s important to make the correct choice — and this week’s news that Timothée Chalamet has reportedly signed on to portray Bob...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Poses with Elton John After Huge Golden Globe Win
January 6, 2020
‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Poses with Elton John After Huge Golden Globe Win

One of 2019’s biggest movies was Rocketman, the inspired biopic of Sir Elton John — thanks in large part to Taron Egerton, who portrayed Sir Elton in the film to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Last-Minute Music Gift Guide for the 2019 Holiday Season
December 13, 2019
Last-Minute Music Gift Guide for the 2019 Holiday Season

This time of year is a veritable bonanza for music enthusiasts, as elaborate box sets, special vinyl reissue packages, compilations and more suddenly become available. With the Christmas and Hanukkah...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The New Freddie Mercury Box Set ‘Never Boring’ Celebrates the Late Queen Singer’s Expansive Solo Career (Preview)
September 5, 2019
The New Freddie Mercury Box Set ‘Never Boring’ Celebrates the Late Queen Singer’s Expansive Solo Career (Preview)

As an entertainer, Freddie Mercury truly was “never boring.” On Oct. 11, a special box set will be released celebrating his unique place in music history and his undeniable dynamism...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Release Mysterious Video Promising Gig at ‘One Of The World’s Most Iconic Landmarks’ in September
July 29, 2019
Queen + Adam Lambert Release Mysterious Video Promising Gig at ‘One Of The World’s Most Iconic Landmarks’ in September

Queen + Adam Lambert have something exciting up their sleeve. On Monday, the classic rock band‘s social media pages were updated with a teaser video promising … some type of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’ Sets Date for Digital/Blu-ray Release with 75+ Minutes of Bonus Material
July 25, 2019
Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’ Sets Date for Digital/Blu-ray Release with 75+ Minutes of Bonus Material

Rocketman, the highly anticipated biopic telling the incredible story of Sir Elton John, captivated audiences (and this reviewer) — not quite to the level of 2018’s Bohemian Rhapsody, perhaps due...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The New Elvis Presley Biopic Has Its Star: Meet Austin Butler, Who’ll Co-Star Alongside Tom Hanks
July 16, 2019
The New Elvis Presley Biopic Has Its Star: Meet Austin Butler, Who’ll Co-Star Alongside Tom Hanks

You might not be very familiar with the name Austin Butler, but you ought to be now that he’s landed the coveted starring role in director Baz Luhrmann’s planned Elvis...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Film Review: ‘Yesterday,’ a Magical Mystery Movie About the Meaning of Life, Imagines a World Without the Beatles
June 27, 2019
Film Review: ‘Yesterday,’ a Magical Mystery Movie About the Meaning of Life, Imagines a World Without the Beatles

Since the Beatles split up almost half a century ago, fans, concert promoters, recording industry executives, etc., sought ways to reunite all of the members of what’s arguably the greatest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Vibrant New Video for ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’ from Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton
June 13, 2019
Watch the Vibrant New Video for ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’ from Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton

The (excellent) new Elton John biopic Rocketman features a soundtrack heavy on classic songs from the Sir Elton and Bernie Taupin songbook — as well as a new composition, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Review: ‘Rocketman’ Blasts Off: A Must-See for Elton John Fans with Ingenious Fantasy Sequences and a Riveting Story
May 28, 2019
Review: ‘Rocketman’ Blasts Off: A Must-See for Elton John Fans with Ingenious Fantasy Sequences and a Riveting Story

Dexter Fletcher’s Rocketman opens with a shot of a costumed Elton John (Taron Egerton) walking down a corridor. Whether intentionally or not, the scene suggests the start of Bohemian Rhapsody,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Rocketman (Music From the Motion Picture),’ Featuring Elton John and Taron Egerton
May 24, 2019
Stream ‘Rocketman (Music From the Motion Picture),’ Featuring Elton John and Taron Egerton

Next Friday, May 31, Rocketman will take off in theaters as the iconic story of Sir Elton John is brought to the big screen — and today, its accompanying soundtrack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton: Stream ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’
May 16, 2019
New from Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton: Stream ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’

Elton John and Taron Egerton recorded a song together for Rocketman, the anticipated new Sir Elton biopic hitting theaters on May 31 — and that song was premiered on Thursday. “(I’m...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Get an Extended Look at Taron Egerton Singing ‘Rocket Man’ in a Video Clip from the New Elton John Biopic
May 2, 2019
Get an Extended Look at Taron Egerton Singing ‘Rocket Man’ in a Video Clip from the New Elton John Biopic

Much of the anticipation surrounding Rocketman, the upcoming biopic celebrating the life and legacy of Sir Elton John was heightened by the runaway success of 2018’s Queen and Freddie Mercury...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Queen + Adam Lambert’s Powerful Opening Performance at the Oscars
February 25, 2019
Watch Queen + Adam Lambert’s Powerful Opening Performance at the Oscars

Queen was everywhere on Sunday night at the Academy Awards — but hours before Rami Malek took home the coveted Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Trailer for Netflix’s New Mötley Crüe Biopic ‘The Dirt,’ Available 3/22
February 19, 2019
Watch the Trailer for Netflix’s New Mötley Crüe Biopic ‘The Dirt,’ Available 3/22

When you think of the most boisterous, out-of-control rock and roll bands in the history of music, Motley Crue is at the forefront of the conversation — and on March 22,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elliot Easton on the Cars in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Their Classic Debut Album and More
April 11, 2018
Elliot Easton on the Cars in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Their Classic Debut Album and More

Passed over for years, The Cars are finally being inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. And it’s about time. Coming off like art-rock Beatles fronted by Buddy...

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 | Rick Wakeman: On ‘Piano Portraits,’ David Bowie, Yes in the Rock Hall of Fame and More (Q&A)
January 12, 2017
Rick Wakeman: On ‘Piano Portraits,’ David Bowie, Yes in the Rock Hall of Fame and More (Q&A)

At age five, Rick Wakeman began taking piano lessons — talk about musical lessons that truly paid off decades later! First coming to prominence as a member of Strawbs, Wakeman...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Joel’s Getting a Special TV Show Titled “Scenes From An Italian Restaurant”
September 25, 2019
Billy Joel’s Getting a Special TV Show Titled “Scenes From An Italian Restaurant”

There’s only one Piano Man, and he’s about to be the focus of a special new “arc-thology” television series. That’s right, Billy Joel is reportedly getting his own show, per...