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Rock Cellar Magazine | Yusuf/Cat Stevens Debuts New Video for “Morning Has Broken”; ‘Teaser and the Firecat’ 50th Anniversary Out Now
November 23, 2021
Yusuf/Cat Stevens Debuts New Video for “Morning Has Broken”; ‘Teaser and the Firecat’ 50th Anniversary Out Now

On Nov. 19, Yusuf/Cat Stevens released a 50th anniversary Super Deluxe edition of his classic 1971 record, Teaser and the Firecat. It continues the retrospective release series from the cherished...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Colin Young & Daughter Jazzie Cover Yusuf/Cat Stevens’s “Trouble” to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of 1971’s ‘Harold and Maude’
November 16, 2021
Jesse Colin Young & Daughter Jazzie Cover Yusuf/Cat Stevens’s “Trouble” to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of 1971’s ‘Harold and Maude’

Celebrated singer/songwriter Jesse Colin Young recently teamed up with his daughter, Jazzie Young, for a spirited rendition of “Trouble,” originally by Yusuf/Cat Stevens as a part of the timeless soundtrack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Jones Covering Bob Dylan, Todd Snider, Cat Stevens, More on New LP ‘Surrounded By Time’ Out 4/23
February 3, 2021
Tom Jones Covering Bob Dylan, Todd Snider, Cat Stevens, More on New LP ‘Surrounded By Time’ Out 4/23

On April 23, legendary singer Tom Jones will add to his impeccable catalog of music with Surrounded By Time, a new studio album released via S-Curve Records. Officially announced in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch Dec. 4-6: Lindsey Buckingham, CatSong Festival (Yusuf/Cat Stevens Virtual Event), Liam Gallagher, Darlene Love, More
December 4, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch Dec. 4-6: Lindsey Buckingham, CatSong Festival (Yusuf/Cat Stevens Virtual Event), Liam Gallagher, Darlene Love, More

This weekend, Dec. 4 – 6, brings with it more music live stream concerts that ought to be of interest to fans of multiple genres and eras, so with COVID-19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yusuf/Cat Stevens: 50th Anniversary ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ & ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ Editions Out Now; CatSong Festival 12/5
December 4, 2020
Yusuf/Cat Stevens: 50th Anniversary ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ & ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ Editions Out Now; CatSong Festival 12/5

Today, Dec. 4, legendary singer/songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens released two special 50th anniversary editions of his crucial 1970 albums, Tea for the Tillerman and Mona Bone Jakon. The two new massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | CatSong Festival: 40+ Artists (ft. Dave Matthews, Haim, More) to Cover Yusuf/Cat Stevens in Special 12/5 Live Stream Event
November 30, 2020
CatSong Festival: 40+ Artists (ft. Dave Matthews, Haim, More) to Cover Yusuf/Cat Stevens in Special 12/5 Live Stream Event

This coming Friday, Dec. 4, legendary singer/songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens will commemorate the 50th anniversaries of his crucial 1970 albums Mona Bone Jakon and Tea For the Tillerman with special reissues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yusuf/Cat Stevens Previews ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ Reissue with Long-Lost Video for ‘Lady D’Arbanville’
November 5, 2020
Yusuf/Cat Stevens Previews ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ Reissue with Long-Lost Video for ‘Lady D’Arbanville’

Back in mid-September, legendary singer/songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens released Tea for the Tillerman², a 50th anniversary reimagining of his classic 1970 album — but he had plenty more up his sleeve in terms of archival...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yusuf/Cat Stevens Announces 50th Anniversary Reissues of ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ & ‘Tea for the Tillerman,’ Coming 12/4
October 22, 2020
Yusuf/Cat Stevens Announces 50th Anniversary Reissues of ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ & ‘Tea for the Tillerman,’ Coming 12/4

Back in mid-September, legendary singer/songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens released Tea for the Tillerman², a 50th anniversary reimagining of his classic 1970 album — but he had plenty more up his sleeve...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Video for a Reimagined ‘Wild World’ from Yusuf/Cat Stevens & ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’
October 15, 2020
Watch a New Video for a Reimagined ‘Wild World’ from Yusuf/Cat Stevens & ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’

Last month, Yusuf/Cat Stevens commemorated the 50th anniversary of his seminal 1970 album Tea for the Tillerman with Tea for the Tillerman², a captivating reimagining of the original album. (Click...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Yusuf/Cat Stevens Perform a Reimagined Version of ‘Wild World’ from Home for ‘The Late Show’
September 24, 2020
Watch Yusuf/Cat Stevens Perform a Reimagined Version of ‘Wild World’ from Home for ‘The Late Show’

On Sept. 18, Yusuf/Cat Stevens released Tea for the Tillerman², an imaginative reinvention of his classic 1970 album Tea for the Tillerman. The collection features new arrangements and renditions of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Yusuf/Cat Stevens Revisits Seminal 1970 Album — with a Twist — on ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ (Listen)
September 18, 2020
Out Now: Yusuf/Cat Stevens Revisits Seminal 1970 Album — with a Twist — on ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ (Listen)

In 1970, Yusuf/Cat Stevens cast an indelible place in music history with Tea for the Tillerman, a groundbreaking achievement in his career and a collection of music that would stand...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yusuf/Cat Stevens: On Spirituality and Re-Imagining ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ for its 50th Anniversary (The Interview)
September 14, 2020
Yusuf/Cat Stevens: On Spirituality and Re-Imagining ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ for its 50th Anniversary (The Interview)

Tea For The Tillerman was the album that established Yusuf/Cat Stevens as a superstar in the United States. From there, with albums including Teaser and The Firecat, Catch Bull At...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 9/18: Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Ace Frehley, Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, Joan Osborne, Fleetwood Mac
September 14, 2020
New Music Out This Week 9/18: Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Ace Frehley, Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, Joan Osborne, Fleetwood Mac

This upcoming Friday, Sept. 18 brings with it a handful of new music releases spanning multiple genres. Below is our curated list of Rock Cellar’s new music picks for Sept....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Yusuf/Cat Stevens Duet with His Younger Self in New ‘Father and Son’ Video, from ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’
September 10, 2020
Watch Yusuf/Cat Stevens Duet with His Younger Self in New ‘Father and Son’ Video, from ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’

On Sept. 18, legendary singer/songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens will revisit his seminal 1970 album Tea for the Tillerman with Tea for the Tillerman², a special 50th anniversary re-imagining of the record...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yusuf/Cat Stevens Shares ‘On the Road to Find Out’ Video from New ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ Out 9/18 (Pre-Order)
August 13, 2020
Yusuf/Cat Stevens Shares ‘On the Road to Find Out’ Video from New ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ Out 9/18 (Pre-Order)

On Sept. 18, Yusuf/Cat Stevens will commemorate the 50th anniversary of his landmark 1970 album Tea for the Tillerman with Tea for the Tillerman², a reimagining of the record with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday Yusuf/Cat Stevens: Preview ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ to Mark Music Legend’s 72nd Birthday
July 21, 2020
Happy Birthday Yusuf/Cat Stevens: Preview ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ to Mark Music Legend’s 72nd Birthday

Among the many who have deemed themselves singer/songwriters over the years, few have has as lasting an impact on culture as Yusuf/Cat Stevens, who celebrates his 72nd birthday today, July...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Imaginative New Video for Yusuf/Cat Stevens’s ‘Where Do the Children Play?,’ from the ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ 50th Anniversary
June 11, 2020
Watch the Imaginative New Video for Yusuf/Cat Stevens’s ‘Where Do the Children Play?,’ from the ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ 50th Anniversary

On September 18, Yusuf/Cat Stevens will release Tea for the Tillerman², a special reimagined/re-recorded version of his legendary 1970 album to mark its 50th anniversary. The special set was announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yusuf/Cat Stevens Releasing Reimagined ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ on 9/18 to Mark 50th Anniversary (Stream ‘Where Do the Children Play?’)
May 28, 2020
Yusuf/Cat Stevens Releasing Reimagined ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ on 9/18 to Mark 50th Anniversary (Stream ‘Where Do the Children Play?’)

In 1970, Yusuf/Cat Stevens released Tea for the Tillerman, a landmark musical achievement cast an incredible legacy. His fourth studio album to that point, the record features several of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens Shares ‘Lamentation II,’ Five-Volume Instrumental ‘Convocations’ Album Out 5/6
April 12, 2021
Sufjan Stevens Shares ‘Lamentation II,’ Five-Volume Instrumental ‘Convocations’ Album Out 5/6

Prolific singer/songwriter  Sufjan Stevens has debuted another composition from Convocations, his recently announced five-volume instrumental album project due out May 6 via Asthmatic Kitty Records. “Lamentation II” was shared on Monday and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens Releasing Five-Volume ‘Convocations’ Album 5/6; Stream ‘Meditation V’
April 6, 2021
Sufjan Stevens Releasing Five-Volume ‘Convocations’ Album 5/6; Stream ‘Meditation V’

Prolific singer/songwriter  Sufjan Stevens may have just recently released The Ascension, a sprawling, 15-track album, in late September — but he already has another project in the works, and this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Sufjan Stevens Adds to His Catalog with Sprawling 15-Song Album ‘The Ascension’ (Listen/Buy)
September 25, 2020
Out Now: Sufjan Stevens Adds to His Catalog with Sprawling 15-Song Album ‘The Ascension’ (Listen/Buy)

Listening to an album from Sufjan Stevens can be an emotional experience. The indie-rock/experimental singer/songwriter/producer has built a legacy on unpredictable irreverence and hauntingly beautiful songwriting, and on Friday he...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 9/25: Prince ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Reissue, Sufjan Stevens, Deftones, Steve Hackett, Van Morrison, IDLES, Will Butler
September 21, 2020
New Music Out This Week 9/25: Prince ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Reissue, Sufjan Stevens, Deftones, Steve Hackett, Van Morrison, IDLES, Will Butler

This Friday, Sept. 25 will bring with it some big-name new music releases from major artists — a mix of genres and music eras, including both new material and reissues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens Premieres ‘Video Game,’ Choreographed By and Starring TikTok Star Jalaiah Harmon (Creator of the ‘Renegade’ Dance)
August 13, 2020
Sufjan Stevens Premieres ‘Video Game,’ Choreographed By and Starring TikTok Star Jalaiah Harmon (Creator of the ‘Renegade’ Dance)

Sufjan Stevens is back with another new song, and “Video Game” has a heavily stylized new music video to boot — one featuring Jalaiah Harmon, the viral TikTok star responsible...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens + Lowell Brams’ New Album ‘Aporia’ Released Early, 50% of Proceeds Benefiting Charities Helping Those Affected by COVID-19
March 24, 2020
Sufjan Stevens + Lowell Brams’ New Album ‘Aporia’ Released Early, 50% of Proceeds Benefiting Charities Helping Those Affected by COVID-19

This Friday, March 27, Sufjan Stevens and collaborator/stepfather Lowell Brams were to release Aporia, an experimental new album/project the pair had been working on for a while — but it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Aporia,’ the New Experimental Album from Sufjan Stevens and His Stepfather, Lowell Brams (Out 3/27)
February 5, 2020
Preview ‘Aporia,’ the New Experimental Album from Sufjan Stevens and His Stepfather, Lowell Brams (Out 3/27)

On March 27, eclectic and relentlessly envelope-pushing songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens will release a new record — but Aporia won’t be in the vein of Stevens’ vast catalog of indie/pop soundscapes....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Sufjan Stevens’ Two New Songs Released in Celebration of Pride Month
May 29, 2019
Hear Sufjan Stevens’ Two New Songs Released in Celebration of Pride Month

The month of June will be LGBT Pride Month in commemoration of the Stonewall Riots of 1969 and to bring awareness to the LGBT community around the world. To celebrate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Dogs and Cats
June 19, 2012
Top 11 Songs About Dogs and Cats

Dogs & cats make their way into the average Internet user’s mind every 0.4 seconds. Okay, we made that statistic up, but it DOES seem realistic, doesn’t it? It’s hard...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Jones Announces North American Tour in Support of 2021’s ‘Surrounded By Time’ Album
April 25, 2022
Tom Jones Announces North American Tour in Support of 2021’s ‘Surrounded By Time’ Album

Legendary singer Tom Jones will head out on his first North American tour in quite some time later this year, a handful of live dates that will find the 81-year-old...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Songwriter/Journalist/Author Ken Sharp Releases “Miniatures” — 32 Power Pop Gems — Each Less Than 2 Minutes Long
May 19, 2021
Songwriter/Journalist/Author Ken Sharp Releases “Miniatures” — 32 Power Pop Gems — Each Less Than 2 Minutes Long

Music journalist Ken Sharp has been a longtime member of our Rock Cellar family, conducting some of our most popular interviews with the legends of classic rock and roll including...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Jones Performs on ‘Kimmel’; New Album ‘Surrounded By Time’ Out Now (and No. 1 in the U.K.!)
April 30, 2021
Tom Jones Performs on ‘Kimmel’; New Album ‘Surrounded By Time’ Out Now (and No. 1 in the U.K.!)

Legendary singer Tom Jones has officially released his new studio album titled Surrounded By Time, which features a number of cover songs that hold special significance to him. The LP was released digitally...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Jones Previews New Album ‘Surrounded By Time’ with ‘Pop Star’ Music Video (LP Out 4/23)
April 12, 2021
Tom Jones Previews New Album ‘Surrounded By Time’ with ‘Pop Star’ Music Video (LP Out 4/23)

Legendary singer Tom Jones recently announced a new studio album titled Surrounded By Time, which features a number of cover songs that hold special significance to him. The LP will be out on April 23. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Jones Shares Video for ‘No Hole in My Head,’ a Malvina Reynolds Cover on Jones’s New Album ‘Surrounded By Time’
February 8, 2021
Tom Jones Shares Video for ‘No Hole in My Head,’ a Malvina Reynolds Cover on Jones’s New Album ‘Surrounded By Time’

Legendary singer Tom Jones recently announced a new studio album titled Surrounded By Time, which features a number of cover songs that hold special significance. The LP will be out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Unforgettable Jimi Hendrix Stories from Musicians Lucky Enough to Watch Him Play
February 2, 2021
Unforgettable Jimi Hendrix Stories from Musicians Lucky Enough to Watch Him Play

Jimi Hendrix is a near-mythical figure … but he was very much a human being, just like the rest of us. The difference, of course, lies in his otherworldly guitar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)
January 8, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)

Rick Wakeman cemented his reputation as one of the godfathers of progressive rock after joining Yes in 1971. The keyboardist’s first album with the band, Fragile, included two staples of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | September 2020 Issue
September 16, 2020
September 2020 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our September 2020 features. Yusuf/Cat Stevens: On Spirituality and Reclaiming ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ for its 50th Anniversary (The Interview) I’m Still Standing: Guitarist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Stresses the Need to Save Independent Music Venues like the Troubadour, a Crucial Stop in His Career
August 27, 2020
Elton John Stresses the Need to Save Independent Music Venues like the Troubadour, a Crucial Stop in His Career

Earlier this week saw the 50th anniversary of the day a young, hungry musician named Elton John took the stage at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif. for what would...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Rick Springfield from His Studio/Bunker in Southern California
April 17, 2020
A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Rick Springfield from His Studio/Bunker in Southern California

For many of us, being self-quarantined during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re following strict heath guidelines and using the extra time to finish up long abandoned projects or simply taking stock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Revenge Songs
March 12, 2020
Top 11 Revenge Songs

This month’s Top 11 list concerns revenge … a topic that’s served as the inspiration for all sorts of songs over the years! “We should forgive our enemies, but not...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Masters Among Those Feared Lost Forever Due to the 2008 Universal Fire
June 12, 2019
Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Masters Among Those Feared Lost Forever Due to the 2008 Universal Fire

A recent New York Times story detailing the extensive damage caused by the Universal fire in 2008, which struck at Universal Studios Hollywood and resulted in the loss of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Setting the Record Straight: Bob Dylan’s ‘Blood On The Tracks’ (Guitarist Kevin Odegard Revisits the Sessions)
November 9, 2018
Setting the Record Straight: Bob Dylan’s ‘Blood On The Tracks’ (Guitarist Kevin Odegard Revisits the Sessions)

Bob Dylan’s 1975 album Blood On The Tracks was a game-changing album upon its release. At the time, Dylan was long past his mid-60s heyday, and although his recent albums...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Daltrey on His New Solo Album, The Personal Power of ‘Tommy,’ The Who’s Originality and More (The Interview)
June 14, 2018
Roger Daltrey on His New Solo Album, The Personal Power of ‘Tommy,’ The Who’s Originality and More (The Interview)

Listening to the Who’s debut 1965 album, My Generation, and the new Roger Daltrey solo album, As Long As I Have You, with a mere 55 years in between, one can hear the...

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 | Turn Me On: Passenger
November 9, 2016
Turn Me On: Passenger

For his latest Turn Me On entry, 88.5 FM KCSN midday host Jim Nelson explores the music of Passenger….   You know Mike Rosenberg gets asked every day. Every single...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Shane Alexander
August 29, 2016
Turn Me On: Shane Alexander

88.5 KCSN-FM’s Jim Nelson is back with another entry in our Turn Me On category, this time shining his light on Shane Alexander… “Do you think of me once in...

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 | Ben Folds Don't Need No Record Label. (Interview)
May 16, 2012
Ben Folds Don't Need No Record Label. (Interview)

"I’m excited to deliver the record to everyone who wants to hear it. I’m not at all interested in talking someone into liking the music that doesn’t like it, and I’m not even really interested in their opinion."

Rock Cellar Magazine | Is This The Last Kim Fowley Interview Ever?
February 16, 2012
Is This The Last Kim Fowley Interview Ever?

There is a chance that by the time you read this interview with legendary producer/songwriter/filmmaker/actor Kim Fowley, Kim Fowley will be dead. But don’t take our word for it.  Ask...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs from Bands Named After Food
May 13, 2022
Top 11 Songs from Bands Named After Food

Bread, Hot Chocolate, Cream, Vanilla Fudge, Hot Butter, and more — no, not your grocery list, our Top 11 Songs from Bands Named After Food. “My doctor told me I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Morning Jacket Announces U.S. Tour; New Self-Titled Album Out Now
February 15, 2022
My Morning Jacket Announces U.S. Tour; New Self-Titled Album Out Now

Later this year, My Morning Jacket will embark on a big U.S. headlining tour, the esteemed band announced on Tuesday. The news comes on the heels of the October release...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2022 Grammy Nominations Announced
November 23, 2021
2022 Grammy Nominations Announced

On Tuesday, the official list of nominations for the 64th Grammy Awards were announced via a live stream. An interesting note from Variety explained a key change instilled for this...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Novelty Songs by Actors
September 13, 2021
Top 11 Novelty Songs by Actors

Disclaimer: “Top” may be a misnomer for some of these thespian tunes, our Top 11 Best, Worst, and Most Infamous Songs By Actors. “Look, let’s start from the beginning. First,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Under the Volcano’: The Real-Life Rock & Roll History of George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat (Q&A with Filmmakers Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood)
September 9, 2021
‘Under the Volcano’: The Real-Life Rock & Roll History of George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat (Q&A with Filmmakers Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood)

Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood discuss their new documentary, Under the Volcano, telling the incredible tale of Sir George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat. What do you do when you’re in...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from David Crosby: Stream ‘Rodriguez for a Night,’ Written by Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen
June 28, 2021
New from David Crosby: Stream ‘Rodriguez for a Night,’ Written by Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen

On July 23, David Crosby will release For Free, the latest addition to his prolific run of solo albums, shortly before his 80th birthday on Aug. 14. The official album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Lucy Dacus Releases Emotionally Heavy New Album ‘Home Video’ — (Watch Her ‘Kimmel’ Performance)
June 25, 2021
Out Now: Lucy Dacus Releases Emotionally Heavy New Album ‘Home Video’ — (Watch Her ‘Kimmel’ Performance)

Home Video is the title of the new studio album from Lucy Dacus, a raw, reflective and emotionally complex record from the singer/songwriter/member of boygenius alongside Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers. The lyrically...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Shares “Brando,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Out 6/25 (Tour On Sale Now)
June 8, 2021
Lucy Dacus Shares “Brando,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Out 6/25 (Tour On Sale Now)

Lucy Dacus is preparing to release her awaited new studio album, Home Video, on June 25. The singer/songwriter/member of boygenius alongside Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers has been previewing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Shares Animated Video for “VBS,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Coming 6/25
May 19, 2021
Lucy Dacus Shares Animated Video for “VBS,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Coming 6/25

Singer/songwriter Lucy Dacus will release a new studio album, Home Video, on June 25 via Matador Records. On Wednesday, she premiered a new song, “VBS,” in the form of an animated music video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Making of John Lennon’s ‘Plastic Ono Band’: New ‘Ultimate Collection’ Set (Out 4/23) Puts You In the Room
April 16, 2021
The Making of John Lennon’s ‘Plastic Ono Band’: New ‘Ultimate Collection’ Set (Out 4/23) Puts You In the Room

The first proper solo album from John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band, is about as far from a Beatles album as you can get. And yet it’s grown in stature since...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Growing Old
November 13, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Growing Old

For our latest Top 11 list, writer Frank Mastropolo selects some of the most notable songs about that inevitability of life: growing old.  Older people shouldn’t eat health food, they need...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon, Remembered at 80: Former Beatle as Fascinating and Relevant as Ever
October 9, 2020
John Lennon, Remembered at 80: Former Beatle as Fascinating and Relevant as Ever

Sean Lennon performed his father’s song “Isolation” on last night’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and the Empire State Building was lit up in blue and white to celebrate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Songs for the Chaos of Life: Phoebe Bridgers Seeks Calm in Uncertainty on New Album ‘Punisher’ (Listen/Review)
June 18, 2020
Songs for the Chaos of Life: Phoebe Bridgers Seeks Calm in Uncertainty on New Album ‘Punisher’ (Listen/Review)

On “Chinese Satellite,” a song on her second full-length album, Punisher, Phoebe Bridgers asks a question that doubles as self-critique: I’ve been running around in circles Pretending to be myself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | James Taylor Opens Up About Joni Mitchell’s Possible Comeback, His Being a ‘Bad Influence’ on the Beatles and More in New ‘Guardian’ Chat
February 17, 2020
James Taylor Opens Up About Joni Mitchell’s Possible Comeback, His Being a ‘Bad Influence’ on the Beatles and More in New ‘Guardian’ Chat

James Taylor is in a reflective mood these days — and with his new album, American Standard, set for release on Feb. 28, the legendary singer/songwriter was the focus of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Riffin’ with Trace Foster, Guitar Tech to the Stars (Joe Perry, Geezer Butler, Angus Young and More)
February 13, 2020
Riffin’ with Trace Foster, Guitar Tech to the Stars (Joe Perry, Geezer Butler, Angus Young and More)

Behind the scenes of every great guitar player is a great guitar tech. They are a guitarist’s safety net and security blanket, their advisor, supervisor, and comrade at arms all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘London Calling’ By the Clash At 40: Contextualizing an All-Time Classic Record
December 12, 2019
‘London Calling’ By the Clash At 40: Contextualizing an All-Time Classic Record

London Calling, the seminal 1979 record from The Clash, turns 40 years old this month, and still sounds as fresh, as groundbreaking and as genre-bending as ever. The sounds that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Highly Suspect is Redefining the Modern ‘Rock Album’ with its Captivating and Unexpected New Album ‘MCID’
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The New David Bowie Box Set ‘Conversation Piece’ Features a New Mix of the ‘Space Oddity’ Album
September 5, 2019
The New David Bowie Box Set ‘Conversation Piece’ Features a New Mix of the ‘Space Oddity’ Album

It can seem overwhelming to be a dedicated collector of music box sets — and a rather expensive hobby, frankly — but it’s a hobby tons of music fans have....

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)
August 8, 2019
A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)

In the tradition of The Beatles Anthology, the Martin Scorsese-directed No Direction Home: Bob Dylan and the Grammy-nominated Long Strange Trip, the rapturously engaging new documentary David Crosby: Remember My...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas Releases Uplifting New Song, ‘One Less Day (Dying Young),’ Announces Solo Tour and Album
February 21, 2019
Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas Releases Uplifting New Song, ‘One Less Day (Dying Young),’ Announces Solo Tour and Album

Outside of his years of music and success with Matchbox Twenty, Rob Thomas has reached great heights — you probably still have “Smooth,” his 1999 smash-hit single with Santana in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Riffin' with the Croz: David Crosby on CSNY, the Byrds, 'Serving the Song' and Reunions (Q&A)
January 12, 2017
Riffin' with the Croz: David Crosby on CSNY, the Byrds, 'Serving the Song' and Reunions (Q&A)

When I meet up with David Crosby during rehearsals for his fall tour supporting his new solo album Lighthouse, he almost can’t contain himself about the amazing reviews the album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | So*Cal: 311's Nick Hexum, 'Real Life' Indiana Jones Taking Part in P-22 Day & Urban Wildlife Week Event 10/19
October 15, 2016
So*Cal: 311's Nick Hexum, 'Real Life' Indiana Jones Taking Part in P-22 Day & Urban Wildlife Week Event 10/19

If you’ll be in the Southern California area this Wednesday, this is for you. On Wednesday, October 19, Topanga Elementary Charter School, in collaboration with the National Wildlife Federation, will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork
June 7, 2016
Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork

In commemoration of their 50th anniversary, The Monkees have pulled off the impossible with Good Times, the group‘s first new studio album in 20 years. The LP is truly a timeless...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Alomar’s Golden Years with David Bowie (Interview)
February 8, 2016
Carlos Alomar’s Golden Years with David Bowie (Interview)

“I’m a New York City session musician, so this issue of who I am is always overshadowed by the fact of who I’ve worked for.” Carlos Alomar, the New York...

Rock Cellar Magazine | September/October Album Reviews
September 11, 2012
September/October Album Reviews

Bob Dylan Ben Folds Five No Doubt Green Day Dave Matthews Band Bob Mould Propagandhi Grizzly Bear Bob Dylan Tempest It’s 2012, and we’re still living on “Desolation Row.” Or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happily Untogether. Or, Ah, PUCKETT.
July 23, 2012
Happily Untogether. Or, Ah, PUCKETT.

I have a friend who collects vinyl. No, he’s not a plastics bondage freak, I mean vinyl records, old LPs. What would be the garage of his house is a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | March Album Reviews
March 11, 2012
March Album Reviews

Bruce Springsteen Michael Brunnock Sinéad O’Connor Pink Floyd Mars Volta Andrew Bird The Cranberries Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball Bruce Springsteen’s 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball, is another solid entry into...