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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 | 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 | Chicago Co-Founder Robert Lamm on New Album ‘Born For This Moment,’ Touring with Brian Wilson and Beyond
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...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | New Chicago: Legendary Band Reflects with “If This Is Goodbye,” Ahead of Co-Headline Tour with Brian Wilson
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...

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 | 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 | RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more
March 28, 2022
RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more

Friday night’s devastating news that Taylor Hawkins was found dead in his hotel room in Colombia at age 50 was met with unimaginable shock and grief from all corners of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson and Chicago Announce Co-Headlining Summer Tour for 2022; Tickets On Sale 12/3
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Brian Wilson ‘At My Piano’ Collection and New Documentary Film, ‘Long Promised Road’ (Listen)
November 19, 2021
Out Now: Brian Wilson ‘At My Piano’ Collection and New Documentary Film, ‘Long Promised Road’ (Listen)

Today, Nov. 19, is a big day for Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson. His At My Piano album, featuring gorgeous instrumental versions of classic songs from his Beach Boys catalog...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian’s Song: New Documentary ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Goes Inside the Beach Boy’s Saga (Q&A)
November 17, 2021
Brian’s Song: New Documentary ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Goes Inside the Beach Boy’s Saga (Q&A)

Brent Wilson (no relation to Brian Wilson) is a Kentucky-born and bred director/writer/producer who specializes in music-themed documentaries. It should come as no surprise that a filmmaker hails from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Brian Wilson ‘At My Piano’ LP with “Good Vibrations,” View Poster & Trailer for ‘Long Promised Road’ Doc
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Previews ‘At My Piano’ Instrumental Album with “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Pre-Order)
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Documentary Set for Release in November (ft. A New Original Song)
September 28, 2021
New ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Documentary Set for Release in November (ft. A New Original Song)

Back in April, the social media channels belonging to Beach Boys figurehead and musical genius Brian Wilson shared a poster for Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road, a new documentary film...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson ‘At My Piano’: Beach Boys Classics Reimagined, Coming Nov. 19 (Stream “God Only Knows”)
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Brian Wilson: Greatest Hits Live! with Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin’ Fall Tour On Now
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Brian Wilson Sing “God Only Knows” with Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson and Lola Bonfiglio on ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’
June 28, 2021
Watch Brian Wilson Sing “God Only Knows” with Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson and Lola Bonfiglio on ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’

This past week, three generations of the Wilson musical family — Brian Wilson, Wendy Wilson, Carnie Wilson and Lola Bonfiglio, the daughter of Carnie and her husband, musician/producer Rob Bonfiglio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Shares Poster for ‘Long Promised Road,’ a New Documentary Film About His Life & Career
April 27, 2021
Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Shares Poster for ‘Long Promised Road,’ a New Documentary Film About His Life & Career

Long Promised Road is the title of an upcoming documentary film chronicling the life, career and legacy of Beach Boys figurehead Brian Wilson. Drawing its name from a song on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Says ‘Good Morning’ to Us All with a Glass of Orange Juice (Stream the 25th Anniversary Expanded Edition of ‘Orange Crate Art’)
March 18, 2021
Brian Wilson Says ‘Good Morning’ to Us All with a Glass of Orange Juice (Stream the 25th Anniversary Expanded Edition of ‘Orange Crate Art’)

It’s a simple, straightforward greeting shared to social media by Brian Wilson — and, in the fashion typical of the uplifting Beach Boys legend, it’ll make you smile. From Wilson’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Checks In from Home with a Warm Update to Fans (‘Just Wanna Let You Know That I Feel Good’)
October 12, 2020
Brian Wilson Checks In from Home with a Warm Update to Fans (‘Just Wanna Let You Know That I Feel Good’)

These days, it’s increasingly important for artists to keep in touch with fans. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a dramatic life-changer for everybody the world over, even those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The 25th Anniversary Edition of ‘Orange Crate Art’ by Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks (Listen)
June 19, 2020
Out Now: The 25th Anniversary Edition of ‘Orange Crate Art’ by Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks (Listen)

Today, June 19, Omnivore Recordings releases a special 25th anniversary edition of Orange Crate Art, the 1995 album from Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks. https://www.instagram.com/p/CBRA3QOJsCn/ The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Plays ‘Love and Mercy’ and ‘God Only Knows’ from Home for ‘Colbert,’ Reminding Everyone ‘We’re All In This Together’
June 5, 2020
Brian Wilson Plays ‘Love and Mercy’ and ‘God Only Knows’ from Home for ‘Colbert,’ Reminding Everyone ‘We’re All In This Together’

“Hi, this is Brian Wilson, everyone, I just want you guys to know that we’re all in this together.” That message of unity is how the Beach Boys legend introduces...

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 | Brian Wilson/Van Dyke Parks Reissuing ‘Orange Crate Art’ LP; Stream Their Cover of ‘What A Wonderful World’
April 30, 2020
Brian Wilson/Van Dyke Parks Reissuing ‘Orange Crate Art’ LP; Stream Their Cover of ‘What A Wonderful World’

On June 29, Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks will reissue their 1995 album, Orange Crate Art, via Omnivore Recordings, marking the LP’s 25th anniversary. The collaborative record came about...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch At-Home Concerts from Graham Nash, Brian Wilson John Fogerty and More, from Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ Coronavirus Video Series
April 1, 2020
Watch At-Home Concerts from Graham Nash, Brian Wilson John Fogerty and More, from Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ Coronavirus Video Series

With the entire entertainment industry forced to figure out how to keep busy while stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic and with subsequent stay-at-home ordinances in place, Rolling Stone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Kicks Off Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ Coronavirus-Inspired Instagram Live Series Today at 3 p.m. EST
March 18, 2020
Brian Wilson Kicks Off Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ Coronavirus-Inspired Instagram Live Series Today at 3 p.m. EST

With the coronavirus pandemic driving everybody indoors as the world comes to grips with its new reality and strives towards a return to normalcy, Rolling Stone has launched a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Urges Fans to Oppose Mike Love’s Beach Boys Gig at a Trophy Hunting Convention This Week
February 3, 2020
Brian Wilson Urges Fans to Oppose Mike Love’s Beach Boys Gig at a Trophy Hunting Convention This Week

The Beach Boys have a concert scheduled in Reno, Nevada this Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the Safari Club International Convention.  It’s Mike Love’s touring ensemble scheduled to perform, though, not...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson is ‘Feeling Much Better’ and is Eager to Get Back on the Road
July 30, 2019
Brian Wilson is ‘Feeling Much Better’ and is Eager to Get Back on the Road

Early June brought with it some concerning words from Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson, as feelings of ‘mental insecurity’ inspired in part by recent health concerns prompted the cancellation of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Postpones June Tour Dates Due to Feeling ‘Mentally Insecure’ After Recent Surgeries
June 6, 2019
Brian Wilson Postpones June Tour Dates Due to Feeling ‘Mentally Insecure’ After Recent Surgeries

On Thursday, Brian Wilson announced that some ongoing medical concerns linked to recent surgeries on his back have forced the Beach Boys legend to postpone his scheduled June tour. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson and the Zombies Announce ‘Something Great from ’68’ Tour
May 7, 2019
Brian Wilson and the Zombies Announce ‘Something Great from ’68’ Tour

In our recent feature interview with Chris White of the Zombies, he dropped in this fun line about a potential tour involving Brian Wilson and the Zombies: I’m hearing rumors...

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 | Report from NAMM 2012 – Brian Wilson, Bob Weir, Michelle Phillips, John Mayer – PHOTOS
January 20, 2012
Report from NAMM 2012 – Brian Wilson, Bob Weir, Michelle Phillips, John Mayer – PHOTOS

This year marks the 110th anniversary of the legendary trade show NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) — the meeting place for musical instrument retailers to view and purchase the latest...

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 | New Ann Wilson: Stream the Anthemic “A Moment in Heaven,” from Upcoming Album ‘Fierce Bliss’
March 29, 2022
New Ann Wilson: Stream the Anthemic “A Moment in Heaven,” from Upcoming Album ‘Fierce Bliss’

Ann Wilson of Heart will add to her legacy on April 29 with a new solo album, Fierce Bliss. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer/songwriter has been previewing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heart’s Ann Wilson Debuts “Greed,” New Album ‘Fierce Bliss’ Coming 4/29 (Pre-Order)
February 8, 2022
Heart’s Ann Wilson Debuts “Greed,” New Album ‘Fierce Bliss’ Coming 4/29 (Pre-Order)

Heart icon Ann Wilson has kept quite busy in recent months with a series of solo releases, and it’s apparently all been building to the upcoming April 29 release of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Mary Wilson of the Supremes: 1944-2021
February 8, 2021
Rest in Peace, Mary Wilson of the Supremes: 1944-2021

Mary Wilson, co-founder of the trailblazing Motown group The Supremes, has died at the age of 76. The sad news was passed along late Monday evening from various sources, noting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Supreme Conversation with the Legendary Mary Wilson
August 14, 2017
A Supreme Conversation with the Legendary Mary Wilson

From the early ‘60s onward, The Supremes owned the pop charts, scoring hit after hit with an extraordinary run of consummately crafted songs courtesy of Motown tunesmiths Holland-Dozier-Holland. Their songs...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A with Marilyn Wilson and Ginger Blake of The Honeys
June 7, 2016
Q&A with Marilyn Wilson and Ginger Blake of The Honeys

Just like the Beach Boys, a band that featured brothers Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson and cousin Mike Love (plus Alan Jardine), ‘60s female surf group The Honeys featured two sisters, Marilyn...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Set Sail with Mike Love and The Beach Boys on the ‘Good Vibrations’ Cruise in March 2023
August 10, 2022
Set Sail with Mike Love and The Beach Boys on the ‘Good Vibrations’ Cruise in March 2023

Next spring, Mike Love and The Beach Boys will set sail with Sixthman for the Good Vibrations Cruise, the second such installment of a musical cruise from the legendary group....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Born For This Moment,’ the 38th Studio Album from Legendary Band Chicago (Listen)
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | July 2022 Issue
July 12, 2022
July 2022 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our July 2022 features. Chicago Co-Founder Robert Lamm on New Album ‘Born For This Moment,’ Touring with Brian Wilson and Beyond Picking Up the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tracing a Legacy: ‘Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song’: Q&A with Directors Dayna Goldfine & Daniel Geller
July 6, 2022
Tracing a Legacy: ‘Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song’: Q&A with Directors Dayna Goldfine & Daniel Geller

Co-directors Dayna Goldfine and Daniel Geller have produced something singular in cinema and music history, a documentary that zooms in on one song — and, in doing so, also unfolds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chicago: New Album ‘Born for This Moment’ Coming 7/15; Listen to “Firecracker”
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...

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 | America’s Gerry Beckley Readying Solo Album ‘Aurora,’ Due in June; Stream “Friends Are Hard to Find”
March 9, 2022
America’s Gerry Beckley Readying Solo Album ‘Aurora,’ Due in June; Stream “Friends Are Hard to Find”

On June 17, Gerry Beckley of the band America will release a new solo album titled Aurora. Announced this week, Aurora will be Beckley’s fourth album with Blue Élan Records,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | December 2021 Issue
December 10, 2021
December 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our December 2021 features. Chris Hillman: Former Byrd and Burrito Brother Recalls His Musical Journey in New Audiobook (The Interview) Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Inside the New ‘Carpenters: The Musical Legacy’ Book with Richard Carpenter & Authors Mike Cidoni Lennox/Chris May
December 9, 2021
Q&A: Inside the New ‘Carpenters: The Musical Legacy’ Book with Richard Carpenter & Authors Mike Cidoni Lennox/Chris May

“Close to You,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “For All We Know,” “Rainy Days and Mondays, “Goodbye to Love,“ “Yesterday Once More,” “Top of the World” —  Carpenters’ legacy of exquisitely...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas Songs
December 1, 2021
Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas Songs

It's that time of year, when everybody hears Christmas songs everywhere -- but which ones truly rock? Here's a few that definitely do ...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Window Into an Underappreciated Era: The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Bruce Johnston/Mike Love/Al Jardine Reflect)
September 13, 2021
A Window Into an Underappreciated Era: The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Bruce Johnston/Mike Love/Al Jardine Reflect)

1966’s Pet Sounds is rightfully championed as the zenith of The Beach Boys’ body of work and routinely selected in music magazines as among the top albums ever released by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Howie Edelson Breaks Down The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set
September 13, 2021
Howie Edelson Breaks Down The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set

Acclaimed writer/radio producer Howie Edelson is part of the three-man creative nexus that made the expansive new Beach Boys Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971 a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Beach Boys Revisit 1969-1971 with ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Listen/Buy)
August 27, 2021
Out Now: Beach Boys Revisit 1969-1971 with ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Listen/Buy)

Today, Aug. 27, The Beach Boys and Capitol/UMe have unloaded from the vaults for a special box set commemorating 50 years of some of the legendary group’s timeless albums. Feel...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don Everly of the Everly Brothers Remembered: Legendary Singer Dies at Age 84
August 23, 2021
Don Everly of the Everly Brothers Remembered: Legendary Singer Dies at Age 84

Don Everly, one half of the esteemed and iconic Everly Brothers, passed away recently at the age of 84. News of his death was made public by Everly’s family over...

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 | Unreleased Beach Boys: Stream A Cappella “Surf’s Up” and “This Whole World,” from ‘Feel Flows’ Box Set Out 8/27
August 2, 2021
Unreleased Beach Boys: Stream A Cappella “Surf’s Up” and “This Whole World,” from ‘Feel Flows’ Box Set Out 8/27

Coming up on Aug. 27, Capitol/UMe will dip into the robust Beach Boys vaults for a special box set commemorating 50 years of some of the legendary group‘s timeless albums — and Feel Flows...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Sweets
July 13, 2021
Top 11 Songs About Sweets

For his latest Top 11 column, Frank Mastropolo looks at some of the most notable songs based on sweets.  I like to serve chocolate cake, because it doesn’t show the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beach Boys: Stream “Susie Cincinnati,” from ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set
June 25, 2021
Beach Boys: Stream “Susie Cincinnati,” from ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set

On Aug. 27, Capitol/UMe will dip into the robust Beach Boys vaults for a special box set commemorating 50 years of some of the legendary group‘s timeless albums — and Feel Flows –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming 7/30: The Beach Boys ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set (Stream the Unreleased “Big Sur”)
June 3, 2021
Coming 7/30: The Beach Boys ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set (Stream the Unreleased “Big Sur”)

On July 30, Capitol/UMe will dip into the robust Beach Boys vaults for a special box set commemorating 50 years of some of the legendary group‘s timeless albums — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)
May 14, 2021
Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)

Join us for a conversation with Pete Townshend for a look at the story behind of The Who Sell Out, which was recently celebrated with a massive Super Deluxe edition....

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: America’s Gerry Beckley Looks Forward and Back on His New Solo Set, ‘Keeping the Light On’
March 11, 2021
I’m Still Standing: America’s Gerry Beckley Looks Forward and Back on His New Solo Set, ‘Keeping the Light On’

Singer-songwriter Gerry Beckley of the band America has hardly slowed down during the pandemic. He and Dewey Bunnell celebrated America’s 50th anniversary in 2020 with an eight-disc box set (click...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Mike Love and the Beach Boys’ Re-Recording of 1970’s ‘Add Some Music To Your Day’
March 1, 2021
Hear Mike Love and the Beach Boys’ Re-Recording of 1970’s ‘Add Some Music To Your Day’

California Music Presents Add Some Music is an upcoming album featuring Beach Boys legends Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnstone and David Marks, plus Wendy and Carnie Wilson (Brian’s daughters), Matt...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Story of ‘Rock Camp’ and the Thrills of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp: Q&A with Filmmaker Doug Blush
January 12, 2021
The Story of ‘Rock Camp’ and the Thrills of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp: Q&A with Filmmaker Doug Blush

So you want to be a rock star? Rock ‘n Roll Fantasy Camp — where ordinary people rub shoulders with and learn from legendary performers and working musicians — may...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell Q&A: On the Dirty Knobs’ ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Songwriting and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Legacy
November 19, 2020
Mike Campbell Q&A: On the Dirty Knobs’ ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Songwriting and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Legacy

For decades, Mike Campbell dutifully served as Tom Petty’s right hand man in the Heartbreakers, laying down scorching licks and co-writing some of the band’s most popular songs, namely “Refugee”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | jackiO (Ira Ingber, David Raven, Steve Bartek and John Avila) Revive Oingo Boingo’s ‘Dead Man’s Party’ (Listen)
October 26, 2020
jackiO (Ira Ingber, David Raven, Steve Bartek and John Avila) Revive Oingo Boingo’s ‘Dead Man’s Party’ (Listen)

“Dead Man’s Party,” the 1986 single from Oingo Boingo, is arguably the most enduring song from the New Wave group fronted by Danny Elfman — and an appropriate song to...

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 | Alex Van Halen Remembers Brother Eddie with Heartfelt Message, Childhood Photo
October 8, 2020
Alex Van Halen Remembers Brother Eddie with Heartfelt Message, Childhood Photo

Tuesday’s news of the passing of legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen was met with shock and sadness among the music community — and on Thursday morning, Eddie’s brother and band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More
October 7, 2020
Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More

Tuesday’s sad news of the passing of guitar icon Eddie Van Halen hit the music community as hard as could be expected, given the legacy of EVH’s work, the massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)
August 25, 2020
Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)

It was 50 years ago today — on Aug. 25, 1970 — that a scrappy young musician named Elton John took the stage at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Singer/Songwriter Emitt Rhodes: 1950-2020
July 20, 2020
Rest in Peace, Singer/Songwriter Emitt Rhodes: 1950-2020

Emitt Rhodes has passed away at the age of 70, it was announced on Sunday evening. A post on the singer/songwriter’s official Facebook page made it official. Chris Price, who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | George Floyd Protests, Unrest Across U.S. Spark Strong Reactions from David Crosby, James Taylor, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Sammy Hagar, Carole King, and More on Social Media
June 1, 2020
George Floyd Protests, Unrest Across U.S. Spark Strong Reactions from David Crosby, James Taylor, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Sammy Hagar, Carole King, and More on Social Media

The past few days have been wrought with unrest, peaceful protests and looting in major cities across the United States, frustration stemming from the killing  of George Floyd at the...

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 | May 2020 Issue
May 13, 2020
May 2020 Issue

Click below to enjoy our new May 2020 features: Dennis DeYoung Talks Radio, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His Awaited New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview) Rockers Recall...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Hands Together,’ We Can Overcome COVID-19 (Stream the Catchy New Song from Singer/Songwriter Rob Bonfiglio)
April 30, 2020
‘Hands Together,’ We Can Overcome COVID-19 (Stream the Catchy New Song from Singer/Songwriter Rob Bonfiglio)

In early March, singer/songwriter Rob Bonfiglio was approached by Kevin Wachs, CEO of Earthly Body (and president/publisher of RockCellarMagazine.com), with the idea of writing a song for their Hemp Seed Hand...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Perry’s Beautiful A Cappella Performance of the Beach Boys’ ‘In My Room’ Will Give You Chills
April 20, 2020
Steve Perry’s Beautiful A Cappella Performance of the Beach Boys’ ‘In My Room’ Will Give You Chills

A couple of days ago, Steve Perry found himself deep in thought while in quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic — and the result was an absolutely brilliant rendition of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Streetlight Harmonies’: Doo-Wop Doc Goes Deep on Beloved Musical Genre (Film Review)
April 14, 2020
‘Streetlight Harmonies’: Doo-Wop Doc Goes Deep on Beloved Musical Genre (Film Review)

I Only Have Ears For You: Doo-Wop Doc Streetlight Harmonies Does Deep Doo Run Run on Beloved Musical Genre This reviewer would be hard-pressed to find a more appropriate film...

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 | Need Something to Watch? RockCellarTV: Intimate Music Interviews with Ringo Starr, Todd Rundgren, Stewart Copeland, Steve Lukather, Judy Collins, Gene Simmons, Mike Love and More
April 7, 2020
Need Something to Watch? RockCellarTV: Intimate Music Interviews with Ringo Starr, Todd Rundgren, Stewart Copeland, Steve Lukather, Judy Collins, Gene Simmons, Mike Love and More

The challenge of finding that perfect thing to watch can be difficult — and with everybody at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, the options can seem limitless. A million...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Earle to Perform Special Livestream Gig Sunday 4/5; Plays Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ IGTV Series
April 3, 2020
Steve Earle to Perform Special Livestream Gig Sunday 4/5; Plays Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ IGTV Series

Revered musician/guitarist Steve Earle is a busy man these days — the new Steve Earle & the Dukes album, Ghosts of West Virginia, is slated to be released on May...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Van Zandt Launching ‘The Qoolest Quarantine Qollection,’ Replaying Top Interviews from Little Steven’s Underground Garage
April 2, 2020
Steven Van Zandt Launching ‘The Qoolest Quarantine Qollection,’ Replaying Top Interviews from Little Steven’s Underground Garage

The man they call Little Steven — a.k.a. Steven Van Zandt, renowned musician and member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band — is rolling out a special 12-week batch of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Michael McDonald Play ‘Matters of the Heart,’ ‘Minute By Minute’ and ‘What a Fool Believes’ for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert — From Home in Quarantine
April 1, 2020
Watch Michael McDonald Play ‘Matters of the Heart,’ ‘Minute By Minute’ and ‘What a Fool Believes’ for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert — From Home in Quarantine

NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts series presented a mini-set from Michael McDonald this week, but with a twist. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent stay-at-home orders placed on pretty much...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Your Weekend Social Distancing Home Viewing: Dead & Company’s Free #CouchTour Livestream, via Nugs.tv and Facebook
March 19, 2020
Your Weekend Social Distancing Home Viewing: Dead & Company’s Free #CouchTour Livestream, via Nugs.tv and Facebook

Right now, with our everyday way of life turned on its head as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, is the perfect time to hang out at home and refrain...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Luck Reunion ‘‘Til Further Notice’ Livestream Concert Event Tonight 3/19, ft. Willie Nelson, Jewel, Nathaniel Rateliff, Kurt Vile, Lucinda Williams and More
March 19, 2020
Luck Reunion ‘‘Til Further Notice’ Livestream Concert Event Tonight 3/19, ft. Willie Nelson, Jewel, Nathaniel Rateliff, Kurt Vile, Lucinda Williams and More

As the coronavirus pandemic inspires more and more innovation and creativity, musicians and artists have been putting together some methods of keeping music alive — and tonight, March 19, Willie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen Puts ‘London Calling: Live at Hyde Park’ 2009 Concert on YouTube and AppleMusic for Coronavirus Quarantine Viewing
March 18, 2020
Bruce Springsteen Puts ‘London Calling: Live at Hyde Park’ 2009 Concert on YouTube and AppleMusic for Coronavirus Quarantine Viewing

London Calling: Live at Hyde Park is a powerhouse 2009 concert from Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band — and now, joining the growing list of musicians and entertainers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview)
March 12, 2020
Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview)

It’s 2020, and rock and roll icon Robbie Robertson is busier than ever. A new solo album, Sinematic, acclaimed work on the Martin Scorcese’s mobster film The Irishman and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill
January 14, 2020
Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill

Singer-songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill, equally influenced by the topical folk music of Greenwich Village and the expansive pop song cycles of Brian Wilson’s Smile period, seamlessly melded these influences with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Cream Drummer Ginger Baker: 1939-2019
October 6, 2019
Rest in Peace, Legendary Cream Drummer Ginger Baker: 1939-2019

After falling critically ill in the hospital on Sept. 25, legendary drummer Ginger Baker has passed away at the age of 80, his family reported on Sunday in a statement...

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 | Jakob Dylan and Regina Spektor Covered Love’s ‘No Matter What You Do’ for ‘Echo in the Canyon’ — Listen
May 20, 2019
Jakob Dylan and Regina Spektor Covered Love’s ‘No Matter What You Do’ for ‘Echo in the Canyon’ — Listen

On May 24, Echo in the Canyon, a star-studded new music documentary capturing the sights, sounds and emotions of the “California Sound” through the lens of the vibrant Laurel Canyon music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Director Andrew Slater on Bringing the Laurel Canyon Scene to the Big Screen
May 20, 2019
Q&A: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Director Andrew Slater on Bringing the Laurel Canyon Scene to the Big Screen

The “Canyon” referred to in the title of Andrew Slater’s Echo in the Canyon is Laurel Canyon. The co-writer/director’s 82-minute nonfiction film explores the music scene that emerged out of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Jakob Dylan and Jade Castrinos’ Take on ‘Go Where You Wanna Go’ from the New ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Documentary
April 25, 2019
Hear Jakob Dylan and Jade Castrinos’ Take on ‘Go Where You Wanna Go’ from the New ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Documentary

On May 24, Echo in the Canyon, a star-studded new music documentary capturing the sights, sounds and emotions of the “California Sound” through the lens of the vibrant Laurel Canyon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)
April 10, 2019
The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)

Like their moniker, The Zombies are an unstoppable, undying musical force that refuse to go off quietly in the still of the night. Championed by the likes of Tom Petty,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Star-Studded Trailer for the New ‘California Sound’ Documentary ‘Echo in the Canyon,’ Out 5/24
April 4, 2019
Watch the Star-Studded Trailer for the New ‘California Sound’ Documentary ‘Echo in the Canyon,’ Out 5/24

The Laurel Canyon music scene of the 1960s and ’70s is considered one of the most fertile in the history of rock and roll music. The bands, artists and movements...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Peter Tork of the Monkees: 1942-2019
February 21, 2019
Rest in Peace, Peter Tork of the Monkees: 1942-2019

Sad news to share this Thursday, as Peter Tork of the Monkees has passed away at the age of 77. A message was shared on his Facebook page: It is...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Turn Me On: Rob Bonfiglio
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...

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 | 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 | Top 11 Bubblegum Pop Songs
June 14, 2018
Top 11 Bubblegum Pop Songs

“The average lifespan of a teen idol is five years. You have to change musically. Bubblegum pop was good for the first time you have sex.” – Leif Garrett  “Gimme...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jon Savage Discusses Derek Taylor and the Reissue of ‘As Time Goes By’ — an Insider’s Look at the Beatles
May 11, 2018
Jon Savage Discusses Derek Taylor and the Reissue of ‘As Time Goes By’ — an Insider’s Look at the Beatles

Derek Taylor got as close to The Beatles’ flame as you could get. Convinced he’d seen the future during a 1963 performance by the band that he’d been sent to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive, Hour-Long RockCellarTV Interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys
December 18, 2017
Exclusive, Hour-Long RockCellarTV Interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys

Mike Love: you know the name, and you definitely know the music. The Beach Boys are an institution, with their rich catalog of hit songs and classic albums standing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle
August 14, 2017
The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle

You might not guess it, but Steve Earle, the modern epitome of Outlaw Country, started out life inspired by English punk rock. “That scene was huge to me,” he says,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Producer Don Was on the Rolling Stones' Future: 'The Rock Cellar Conversations' Podcast Premiere
January 12, 2017
Producer Don Was on the Rolling Stones' Future: 'The Rock Cellar Conversations' Podcast Premiere

“There was no vision for this album,” says producer Don Was of The Rolling Stones’ new CD, Blue & Lonesome. “We were making an album of new songs, and sometimes...

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 | 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 | 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 | Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys' 'Villain'
November 3, 2016
Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys' 'Villain'

This is the conclusion to last month’s interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys — get caught up with Part 1 here, and enjoy the rest below. Rock Cellar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | All You Need is Love: Mike Love of the Beach Boys Q&A
October 7, 2016
All You Need is Love: Mike Love of the Beach Boys Q&A

For over 55 years, Mike Love has been a faithful steward of the Beach Boys, the ultimate cheerleader championing their timeless legacy around the globe. He’s the lead vocalist on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Los Angeles Songs
September 8, 2016
Top 11 Los Angeles Songs

I don’t want to live in a city where the only cultural advantage is that you can make a right turn on a red light. – Woody Allen Despite its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Lynne, on Songwriting, ‘Alone in the Universe’ and ELO’s Legacy (Q&A)
August 8, 2016
Jeff Lynne, on Songwriting, ‘Alone in the Universe’ and ELO’s Legacy (Q&A)

Decades since ELO first disbanded, its legacy has gotten bigger and bigger. The band’s inventive orchestral pop/rock farmed by band mastermind Jeff Lynne and his Technicolor “everything but the kitchen...

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 | Walking ‘This Path Tonight’: A Chat with Graham Nash
June 7, 2016
Walking ‘This Path Tonight’: A Chat with Graham Nash

It takes a special artist to merit induction into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and an even more extraordinary one to be inducted twice into that hallowed institution....

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 | A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt
December 8, 2015
A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt

John Pratt has been doing his thing for decades. Whether in his 1980s rock bands or putting his stamp on TV programs with his score work, Pratt has been an...

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 | 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 | Top 11 Flower Power Songs
April 7, 2015
Top 11 Flower Power Songs

  “The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.” — Alice Cooper The return of spring is a good time to look back at flower power,...

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 | 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 | Standing in the Shadow: Interview with Rolling Stones Producer/Manager Andrew Loog Oldham
June 4, 2013
Standing in the Shadow: Interview with Rolling Stones Producer/Manager Andrew Loog Oldham

The Stones' iconic manager/producer discusses his legacy and new book 'Stone Free'

Rock Cellar Magazine | Al Jardine of the Beach Boys: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About "SMiLE" (Interview)
April 2, 2013
Al Jardine of the Beach Boys: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About "SMiLE" (Interview)

Legendary Beach Boy Al Jardine discusses everything you wanted to know about the classic album SMiLE - which just won a Grammy for "Best Historical Album."

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 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 | Top 11 Rock Novels
January 7, 2013
Top 11 Rock Novels

Rock novels are a blast to read for any serious music lover.  Just like you, rock novelists are tremendous music fans, and the novel form allows them to approach their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “The Wrecking Crew” – The Best Music Documentary You’ve Never Seen!
January 4, 2013
“The Wrecking Crew” – The Best Music Documentary You’ve Never Seen!

Watching a screening of the music documentary The Wrecking Crew is like going 15 rounds with Manny Pacquiao: the HITS  just keep on comin’ and comin’ and comin.’ God Only Knows! Wichita Lineman! I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | "Beatles Stories" Movie:  Interview with Director Seth Swirsky
November 2, 2012
"Beatles Stories" Movie: Interview with Director Seth Swirsky

Beatles Stories, A Fab Four Fan’s Ultimate Road Trip is a Studs Terkel-like oral history told by famous musicians, recording industry technicians and fans who encountered the lads from Liverpool...

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 | Brand New Beatles & “Revolver” Biography (Interview with Author Robert Rodriguez)
June 19, 2012
Brand New Beatles & “Revolver” Biography (Interview with Author Robert Rodriguez)

In this month’s Rock Cellar Magazine – affectionately dubbed “The Ringo Issue” – all of Ringo’s All-Starr bandmates talked to us about their favorite Beatles albums, and a rather surprising...

Rock Cellar Magazine | June Album Reviews
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...

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 | 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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Art, Faith, & Discovery
June 3, 2011
Art, Faith, & Discovery

I recently found this quote by Albert Camus, author of the literary classic The Stranger: “A man’s work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert at Wembley Stadium 9/3 to be Streamed via Paramount: How to Watch
August 17, 2022
Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert at Wembley Stadium 9/3 to be Streamed via Paramount: How to Watch

When Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins was found dead on March 25, it sent shockwaves through the entire music community. The loss of Hawkins, a beloved figure across all corners...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Blue-Eyed Soul Songs
August 12, 2022
Top 11 Blue-Eyed Soul Songs

Daryl Hall on the term “Blue-Eyed Soul”: “I f****** hate it; it’s a racist term… if you’re a white guy and you’re singing or playing in a black idiom, it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Motown Legend/Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Singer/Songwriter/Producer Lamont Dozier: 1941-2022
August 9, 2022
Rest in Peace, Motown Legend/Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Singer/Songwriter/Producer Lamont Dozier: 1941-2022

Lamont Dozier, the singer/songwriter/producer known for decades of notable works in the Motown world and beyond, has passed away at the age of 81. The news was confirmed by his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | It’s Weezer Season Again: Stream New 7-Song EP ‘SZNZ: Summer’; Broadway Run Announced
June 21, 2022
It’s Weezer Season Again: Stream New 7-Song EP ‘SZNZ: Summer’; Broadway Run Announced

Weezer launched an ambitious and typically quirky project a few months back with the release of SZNZ: Spring, the first of four-part seasonal EP series from Rivers Cuomo and his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Announce More Guests for Sold-Out Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts in London 9/3, Los Angeles 9/27
June 17, 2022
Foo Fighters Announce More Guests for Sold-Out Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts in London 9/3, Los Angeles 9/27

When the Foo Fighters first announced a pair of concert events meant to pay tribute to their late drummer, Taylor Hawkins, it ended a silence from the iconic rock band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Ronnie Spector, Iconic Singer/Lead Vocalist of the Ronettes: 1943-2022
January 12, 2022
Rest in Peace Ronnie Spector, Iconic Singer/Lead Vocalist of the Ronettes: 1943-2022

Ronnie Spector, the esteemed singer who rose to fame upon the formation of The Ronettes in 1957, has passed away at the age of 78. The news was confirmed by...

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 | 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 | Rest in Peace Al Schmitt, (20x Grammy-Winning) Recording Engineer/Producer: 1930-2021
April 27, 2021
Rest in Peace Al Schmitt, (20x Grammy-Winning) Recording Engineer/Producer: 1930-2021

Al Schmitt, a renowned recording producer/engineer with a litany of accolades and accomplishments over the course of his massively influential career, has died at the age of 91, it was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer Shares New Video for ‘Grapes of Wrath,’ Special ‘OK Human’ Live Stream Gigs 4/16-4/17
April 14, 2021
Weezer Shares New Video for ‘Grapes of Wrath,’ Special ‘OK Human’ Live Stream Gigs 4/16-4/17

Rivers Cuomo and Weezer have premiered a new music video for “Grapes of Wrath,” one of the songs featured on the alt/rock kings‘ new studio album, OK Human, which was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Fear
February 11, 2021
Top 11 Songs About Fear

“I don’t have a fear of flying; I have a fear of crashing.” — Billy Bob Thornton “I’m Afraid of Americans” by David Bowie “I’m Afraid of Americans” was written...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Newly Unearthed Footage of the Beach Boys’ Visit to the San Diego Zoo for the ‘Pet Sounds’ Cover Shoot
February 10, 2021
Watch Newly Unearthed Footage of the Beach Boys’ Visit to the San Diego Zoo for the ‘Pet Sounds’ Cover Shoot

Were The Beach Boys actually “banned for life” after their historic visit to the San Diego Zoo on Feb. 13, 1966 to shoot the album cover for Pet Sounds? That’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)
December 15, 2020
Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)

If there’s a rock, alternative or country music enthusiast on your holiday shopping list, we’ve got you covered with a last-minute gift guide including some noteworthy box sets and classic...

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 | Rest in Peace Little Richard, Rock and Roll Pioneer: 1932-2020
May 9, 2020
Rest in Peace Little Richard, Rock and Roll Pioneer: 1932-2020

Little Richard, undeniably one of the most important figures in the history of rock and roll music, has died at the age of 87, it was reported by Rolling Stone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Here Are Some Great Music Films/Documentaries to Stream at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic
April 3, 2020
Here Are Some Great Music Films/Documentaries to Stream at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Update: In addition to the music documentaries + films highlighted below, there are a number of innovative livestream concert events popping up every few minutes, it seems, in response to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Singer Bill Withers, Who Has Passed Away at 81 Due to Heart Complications (1938-2020)
April 3, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Singer Bill Withers, Who Has Passed Away at 81 Due to Heart Complications (1938-2020)

Bill Withers, the legendary singer/songwriter/Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician known for several classic hits including “Lean On Me,” “Use Me,” “Just the Two of Us,” “Lovely Day” and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear 73 Self-Quarantined Singers Perform Bono’s New Song ‘Let Your Love Be Known’
March 24, 2020
Hear 73 Self-Quarantined Singers Perform Bono’s New Song ‘Let Your Love Be Known’

Last week, Bono debuted a new solo song dedicated to the first responders and medical professionals aiding those affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Uploaded to U2’s social media pages,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Celine Dion’s ‘My Heart Will Go On’ is Bringing the World Together, One Breathtaking Coronavirus Quarantine Balcony Jam Session At a Time
March 18, 2020
Celine Dion’s ‘My Heart Will Go On’ is Bringing the World Together, One Breathtaking Coronavirus Quarantine Balcony Jam Session At a Time

There’s a reason “My Heart Will Go On” has become something of a modern classic. Celine Dion’s smash-hit song, the “love theme” of the 1997 film Titanic, is undeniable. Its...

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 | Rest in Peace, Legendary Rush Drummer Neil Peart, Dead at 67 After a Battle with Brain Cancer
January 10, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Rush Drummer Neil Peart, Dead at 67 After a Battle with Brain Cancer

Tremendously sad news came down on Friday, as Neil Peart — iconic and massively influential drummer known for his work with Canadian prog-rock band Rush over the years — has...

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 | The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker
October 10, 2019
The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker

A faithful member of Elvis Presley’s retinue of close friends known as “The Memphis Mafia,” Marty Lacker was one of The King’s trusted friends and was instrumental in arranging Elvis’...

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 | Hear Sheryl Crow’s New Song ‘Prove You Wrong,’ Featuring Stevie Nicks and Maren Morris
June 6, 2019
Hear Sheryl Crow’s New Song ‘Prove You Wrong,’ Featuring Stevie Nicks and Maren Morris

On August 30, Sheryl Crow will release a new studio album titled Threads, and this week the singer/songwriter premiered a track featuring guest spots from Stevie Nicks and Maren Morris....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine: 1929-2019
March 11, 2019
Rest in Peace, Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine: 1929-2019

Photo: Facebook.com/HalBlaine On Monday, Hal Blaine — legendary drummer whose work as part of the Wrecking Crew made him an icon, his resume unparalleled — passed away at the age...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2013 NAMM Show Opens Thursday January 24th in Anaheim (Photos)
January 23, 2013
2013 NAMM Show Opens Thursday January 24th in Anaheim (Photos)

The NAMM Show is the #1 music industry products trade show, where manufacturers from around the world come to unveil the latest gear and music and sound technology.  NAMM is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Day I Shot Musician Jackie Lomax – by Christopher Huston
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Musician-Celebrities Abound at 2012 NAMM Show – More Photos
January 25, 2012
Musician-Celebrities Abound at 2012 NAMM Show – More Photos

Rock Cellar Magazine’s Greg Feo spent some time at the 2012 NAMM trade show this past week. Related: PHOTOS FROM NAMM – 1ST DAY Here are some more photos of...