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Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Transforms Cher’s “Believe” Into Dreamy Indie-Pop; Fall Tour Announced
July 20, 2022
Lucy Dacus Transforms Cher’s “Believe” Into Dreamy Indie-Pop; Fall Tour Announced

Cher’s “Believe” is an enduring classic, a global smash-hit first released in 1998 that powered its way around the world on the strength of its infectious melody and dance-pop composition....

Rock Cellar Magazine | NYC Musician/Rock Journalist Jeff Slate Covers Ronnie Lane’s “The Poacher” to Honor Lane’s 76th Birthday
April 1, 2022
NYC Musician/Rock Journalist Jeff Slate Covers Ronnie Lane’s “The Poacher” to Honor Lane’s 76th Birthday

This past Friday, April 1, marked what would have been the 76th birthday of Ronnie Lane, best known as the bassist and founder of seminal English rock band The Small...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Extends 2022 Tour Dates Into the Spring with Buckcherry and Ace Frehley
December 8, 2021
Alice Cooper Extends 2022 Tour Dates Into the Spring with Buckcherry and Ace Frehley

In early November, Alice Cooper announced a run of tour dates for early 2021, leading up to his headlining stint on the Monsters of Rock Cruise in early February —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | An Official Cher Biopic is in the Works, As Announced by Cher Herself (Happy 75th Birthday!)
May 20, 2021
An Official Cher Biopic is in the Works, As Announced by Cher Herself (Happy 75th Birthday!)

If you’ve built a legacy as a one-name entertainer, you’ve definitely led the sort of life deserving of a full-length biopic — and Cher spilled the beans that one is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Foo Fighters Dedicate ‘Times Like These’ to the ‘Unshakeable’ Teachers of the U.S. in Inauguration Day’s ‘Celebrating America’
January 21, 2021
Watch the Foo Fighters Dedicate ‘Times Like These’ to the ‘Unshakeable’ Teachers of the U.S. in Inauguration Day’s ‘Celebrating America’

On Wednesday night, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters took part in Celebrating America, the primetime special hosted by Tom Hanks and featuring a number of music icons performing from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RIP Master Illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher of Siegfried & Roy, Who Has Died at 81
January 14, 2021
RIP Master Illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher of Siegfried & Roy, Who Has Died at 81

Siegfried Fischbacher, one half of the legendary illusionist duo and Las Vegas mainstay Siegfried and Roy, has passed away at the age of 81 after a fight with pancreatic cancer....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Bleachers Perform ‘Chinatown’ with Bruce Springsteen on the Roof of Electric Lady Studios
December 7, 2020
Watch Bleachers Perform ‘Chinatown’ with Bruce Springsteen on the Roof of Electric Lady Studios

On Monday, Bleachers, the the indie/pop project and stage name of songwriter/producer Jack Antonoff, shared a pair of performance videos from the rooftop of Electric Lady Studios in New York...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cher Wants to Help Save the Post Office by Volunteering — but Apparently, She Can’t Do That
August 19, 2020
Cher Wants to Help Save the Post Office by Volunteering — but Apparently, She Can’t Do That

Cher wants to save the United States Post Office. The USPS has been the subject of significant news attention lately, the combination of COVID-19 pandemic-caused delivery slowdowns and politicization regarding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cherie Currie and Brie Darling Cover ‘Black Hole Sun’ for the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation and Blue Elan Records’ Chris Cornell Tribute Collection
August 19, 2020
Cherie Currie and Brie Darling Cover ‘Black Hole Sun’ for the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation and Blue Elan Records’ Chris Cornell Tribute Collection

“Black Hole Sun” is more than a classic alt/grunge anthem from the 1990s — it’s an eternal reminder of the powerful musical presence of Soundgarden‘s Chris Cornell, one of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Read/Listen to ‘In Defense of Our Teachers,’ a Passionate New Essay from Dave Grohl Regarding School Reopening Plans Amid COVID-19 (Listen)
July 22, 2020
Read/Listen to ‘In Defense of Our Teachers,’ a Passionate New Essay from Dave Grohl Regarding School Reopening Plans Amid COVID-19 (Listen)

Dave Grohl has something to say — and it all has to do with his dual role as a father of school-age children and the son of a teacher (to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Acclaimed Filmmaker/Director Joel Schumacher (“St. Elmo’s Fire,” “Lost Boys,” “Batman”) Dies at 80
June 22, 2020
Acclaimed Filmmaker/Director Joel Schumacher (“St. Elmo’s Fire,” “Lost Boys,” “Batman”) Dies at 80

Joel Schumacher, acclaimed filmmaker and director with a number of iconic movies on his resume, has passed away at the age of 80 after a battle with cancer, it was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘Blvds. of Splendor’ from Cherie Currie, a New Album Featuring Billy Corgan, Slash, Juliette Lewis, Matt Sorum and More
April 28, 2020
Out Now: Stream ‘Blvds. of Splendor’ from Cherie Currie, a New Album Featuring Billy Corgan, Slash, Juliette Lewis, Matt Sorum and More

Today, Cherie Currie releases a new album, Blvds. of Splendor. The album, released via Joan Jett’s Blackhearts Records, is a new release from Currie, formerly of the Runaways — though...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cherie Currie: New Album ‘Blvds of Splendor,’ ft. Billy Corgan, Matt Sorum, Slash, Juliette Lewis and More, Out 4/28
April 8, 2020
Cherie Currie: New Album ‘Blvds of Splendor,’ ft. Billy Corgan, Matt Sorum, Slash, Juliette Lewis and More, Out 4/28

On April 28, Cherie Currie will release a new studio album — and the former standout from the Runaways has put together quite a package with Blvds. of Splendor. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Esteemed Grammy-Winning Producer/Engineer Ed Cherney
October 23, 2019
Rest in Peace, Esteemed Grammy-Winning Producer/Engineer Ed Cherney

Tuesday brought with it some sad news in the music community, as Grammy-winning producer/engineer Ed Cherney passed away at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer. Known for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Copy of the Beatles’ ‘Butcher’ LP Oned by John Lennon Sold — for £180,000
May 10, 2019
A Copy of the Beatles’ ‘Butcher’ LP Oned by John Lennon Sold — for £180,000

The Beatles‘ ‘Butcher’ album, otherwise known as 1966’s Yesterday and Today, is among the most infamous albums ever released, thanks to its edgy and controversial artwork depicting John, Paul, George...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ticketmaster Settlement Means You *Might* Have Free Concert Ticket Vouchers
June 22, 2016
Ticketmaster Settlement Means You *Might* Have Free Concert Ticket Vouchers

This week has been an eventful one for concert ticketing juggernaut Ticketmaster. The much maligned ticket seller, which has in the past waged wars with bands like Pearl Jam, was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cherie Currie: Return of the Queen of Noise (Interview)
May 15, 2015
Cherie Currie: Return of the Queen of Noise (Interview)

“Hello daddy, hello Mom, I’m your cherry bomb… Hello world I’m your wild girl….” Carrying on in the grand tradition of groundbreaking female rockers, Goldie & the Gingerbreads, Fanny and Suzi...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Todd Rundgren Debuts “Puzzle” ft. Adrian Belew; New Album ‘Space Force’ Out 10/14 (with Many Special Guests)
August 17, 2022
Todd Rundgren Debuts “Puzzle” ft. Adrian Belew; New Album ‘Space Force’ Out 10/14 (with Many Special Guests)

On Oct. 14, Todd Rundgren will release Space Force, a new collaborative album that the prog/power-pop master has been working on for some time. Accompanying the news on Wednesday was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yeah Yeah Yeahs Debut Video for Simmering New Song “Burning”; ‘Cool It Down’ LP 9/30; Fall Tour
August 15, 2022
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Debut Video for Simmering New Song “Burning”; ‘Cool It Down’ LP 9/30; Fall Tour

Karen O. and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs roared back to life recently with some new tracks, ending a silence that spanned a few years and marked the introduction to a...

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 | Megadeth Says “Soldier On!” with Energy Blast of a New Song; ‘The Sick, The Dying…And The Dead!’ Out 9/2
August 12, 2022
Megadeth Says “Soldier On!” with Energy Blast of a New Song; ‘The Sick, The Dying…And The Dead!’ Out 9/2

Dave Mustaine and his Megadeth cohorts will return on Sept. 2 with a new album titled The Sick, The Dying…And The Dead!. The thrash/metal titans have been previewing the album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yeah Yeah Yeahs Share the Simmering “Burning,” from New Album ‘Cool It Down’ Coming Sept. 30
August 10, 2022
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Share the Simmering “Burning,” from New Album ‘Cool It Down’ Coming Sept. 30

Karen O. and The Yeah Yeah Yeahs emerged from the silence of a few years away back in May with news of some live performances and a record deal with Secret Canadian....

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 | Paul McCartney Shares Story Behind ‘McCartney III’ Album; New ‘McCartney I II III’ Box Set Out 8/5
August 4, 2022
Paul McCartney Shares Story Behind ‘McCartney III’ Album; New ‘McCartney I II III’ Box Set Out 8/5

This Friday, Aug. 5, Sir Paul McCartney will release McCartney I II III, a special box set collection of three of his cherished solo albums — 1970’s McCartney, 1980’s McCartney II, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Celebrating David Bowie’ Tour 2022: Todd Rundgren, Adrian Belew, Scrote, Royston Langdon, & More
August 3, 2022
‘Celebrating David Bowie’ Tour 2022: Todd Rundgren, Adrian Belew, Scrote, Royston Langdon, & More

This fall, an all-star assortment of musicians will gather once again for another edition of the Celebrating David Bowie tour. Featuring Todd Rundgren, former Bowie musical director Adrian Belew, Scrote,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, ‘Leave it to Beaver’ Star Tony Dow: 1945-2022
July 27, 2022
Rest in Peace, ‘Leave it to Beaver’ Star Tony Dow: 1945-2022

On Wednesday, it was officially announced that Tony Dow, the actor/director known for his role as Wally Cleaver on the classic TV show Leave it to Beaver, has died at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tony Dow of ‘Leave it to Beaver’ In Hospice; Management Team Issues Retraction
July 26, 2022
Tony Dow of ‘Leave it to Beaver’ In Hospice; Management Team Issues Retraction

Update July 27: Tony Dow has passed away at the age of 77, per his management team and son. Update July 26: Hours after initially announcing that actor/director Tony Dow...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Goo Goo Dolls Preview New Album ‘Chaos in Bloom’ with “You Are the Answer” (Listen); On Tour Now
July 22, 2022
Goo Goo Dolls Preview New Album ‘Chaos in Bloom’ with “You Are the Answer” (Listen); On Tour Now

The Goo Goo Dolls are known just as much for peppy, guitar-forward pop/rock anthems as they are slower, more deliberate ballads — and thus far, the multiplatinum band has showed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Jack White Goes Singer/Songwriter Route with Richly Detailed New Album ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ (Listen)
July 22, 2022
Out Now: Jack White Goes Singer/Songwriter Route with Richly Detailed New Album ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ (Listen)

There’s a duality to Jack White. On one side, the loud, boisterous and creatively frenetic garage-rock bandleader. On the other, a more subdued, singer/songwriter sort of persona. He’s explored both...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Megadeth Previews New Album ‘The Sick, The Dying … and The Dead!’ with “Night Stalkers,” ft. Ice-T (Watch)
July 22, 2022
Megadeth Previews New Album ‘The Sick, The Dying … and The Dead!’ with “Night Stalkers,” ft. Ice-T (Watch)

On Sept. 2, Megadeth main man Dave Mustaine and his heavy metal cohorts will unleash a new record titled The Sick, The Dying … and The Dead! Announced recently, the band has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Interrupters Preview New Album with Throwback Ska Anthem, “As We Live” ft. Tim Armstrong/Rhoda Dakar
July 19, 2022
The Interrupters Preview New Album with Throwback Ska Anthem, “As We Live” ft. Tim Armstrong/Rhoda Dakar

On Aug. 5, punk/ska revivalists The Interrupters will release a new record titled In the Wild. Announced recently, the album comes with anticipation thanks to the Interrupters’ breakthrough success in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 7/23: Watch Atlantis Concert for Earth, a Global Fundraiser ft. Sting, Black Eyed Peas, Pitbull, Bush & More
July 19, 2022
7/23: Watch Atlantis Concert for Earth, a Global Fundraiser ft. Sting, Black Eyed Peas, Pitbull, Bush & More

This coming Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23, an eclectic array of musical icons will join together both in person and virtually for the Atlantis Concert for Earth, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Limp Bizkit Cancels European Tour Due to Front Man Fred Durst’s ‘Personal Health Concerns’
July 19, 2022
Limp Bizkit Cancels European Tour Due to Front Man Fred Durst’s ‘Personal Health Concerns’

Limp Bizkit was set to head out on a European and U.K. tour this summer, supporting its late 2021 ‘comeback’ album Still Sucks as well as the band’s string of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Hit Songs That Caused Controversy
July 12, 2022
Top 11 Hit Songs That Caused Controversy

“Michael Jackson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It caused quite a controversy, because his nose isn’t eligible for another fifteen years.” — Conan O’Brien “This...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Goo Goo Dolls Tackle Celebrity Culture in “Yeah, I Like You”; Tour in July, ‘Chaos in Bloom’ Album 8/12
July 1, 2022
The Goo Goo Dolls Tackle Celebrity Culture in “Yeah, I Like You”; Tour in July, ‘Chaos in Bloom’ Album 8/12

On Aug. 12, The Goo Goo Dolls will release Chaos in Bloom, the multiplatinum alt/pop duo‘s 13th studio album to date. The news was announced on Friday and came with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ is for Kids — but its Soundtrack of ’70s Covers from Indie Stars is for Everyone Else (Listen)
July 1, 2022
‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ is for Kids — but its Soundtrack of ’70s Covers from Indie Stars is for Everyone Else (Listen)

If you breathe air and are living on Planet Earth, you’re no doubt aware that Minions: The Rise of Gru crashed into movie theaters today, July 1, primed for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen: ZZ Top Revisits 1975’s “Heard it on the X” for New Album, ‘Raw,’ Coming 7/22
June 27, 2022
Listen: ZZ Top Revisits 1975’s “Heard it on the X” for New Album, ‘Raw,’ Coming 7/22

ZZ Top has been previewing a new record, Raw, in recent weeks with new recordings of songs from the Texas blues/rock trio‘s earlier days. The latest, “Heard it on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Revisiting Three Key Solo Albums with ‘McCartney I II III’ Box Set 8/5 (Pre-Order)
June 24, 2022
Paul McCartney Revisiting Three Key Solo Albums with ‘McCartney I II III’ Box Set 8/5 (Pre-Order)

On Aug. 5, Sir Paul McCartney will reopen his vaults once again for a special revisiting of three of his cherished solo albums — 1970’s McCartney, 1980’s McCartney II, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White Adds Dates to ‘Supply Chain Issues’ Tour; ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ Album Out 7/22
June 21, 2022
Jack White Adds Dates to ‘Supply Chain Issues’ Tour; ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ Album Out 7/22

These are busy times for Jack White, who intended on precisely that when he announced he would be releasing two separate albums this year. The first, Fear of the Dawn,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Mars Volta Returns: Stream “Blacklight Shine,” Band’s First New Music In Over a Decade; Tour Dates
June 21, 2022
The Mars Volta Returns: Stream “Blacklight Shine,” Band’s First New Music In Over a Decade; Tour Dates

On Tuesday, The Mars Volta — the consistently genre-defying musical project helmed by guitarist/composer Omar Rodríguez-López and singer/lyricist Cedric Bixler-Zavala burst forth from an extended silence with its first new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee: Stream “10:36”; Anticipated Sophomore Album ‘Beatopia’ Due 7/15; On Tour Now
June 15, 2022
beabadoobee: Stream “10:36”; Anticipated Sophomore Album ‘Beatopia’ Due 7/15; On Tour Now

A few years into her career, beabadoobee (project name of singer/songwriter Bea Kristi) has carved a spot for herself in the indie-pop world thanks to her musical roots equally split in 1990s-era pop and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Simple Minds: New Album ‘Direction of the Heart’ 10/21; Stream “Vision Thing”
June 14, 2022
Simple Minds: New Album ‘Direction of the Heart’ 10/21; Stream “Vision Thing”

On Oct. 21, iconic Scottish band Simple Minds will return with Direction of the Heart, a new studio record and the follow-up to 2019’s Walk Between Worlds. Officially announced this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carmine Appice Q&A:  Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Jeff Beck and Instrumental LP ‘Energy Overload’
June 13, 2022
Carmine Appice Q&A: Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Jeff Beck and Instrumental LP ‘Energy Overload’

Drummer Carmine Appice burst on the rock scene in 1967 when Vanilla Fudge, with singer-keyboardist Mark Stein, guitarist Vince Martell and bassist Tim Bogert, had a Top 10 hit with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talking Star Wars with the Hosts of “Thank the Maker: A Star Wars Podcast” (at Star Wars Celebration 2022)
June 9, 2022
Talking Star Wars with the Hosts of “Thank the Maker: A Star Wars Podcast” (at Star Wars Celebration 2022)

This past May 26-29, scum and villainy from across the galaxy convened at the Anaheim Convention Center for Star Wars Celebration, a massive convention celebrating all things Lucasfilm (and Lucasfilm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yeah Yeah Yeahs Preview New LP ‘Cool It Down’ with “Spitting Off the Edge of the World” (Listen/Pre-Order)
June 3, 2022
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Preview New LP ‘Cool It Down’ with “Spitting Off the Edge of the World” (Listen/Pre-Order)

Back in early May, Karen O. and The Yeah Yeah Yeahs emerged from the silence of a few years away with news of some live gigs this fall, as well...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Releases His 43rd Album – ‘What’s It Gonna Take?’ – Listen Here
May 23, 2022
Van Morrison Releases His 43rd Album – ‘What’s It Gonna Take?’ – Listen Here

Lately Van Morrison has been in the news more for his outspoken political and cultural views than for his music.  For those who have followed his career closely, this opinionated...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Diana Ross and Tame Impala “Turn Up the Sunshine” with Disco-Glam Lead Single from ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’
May 19, 2022
Diana Ross and Tame Impala “Turn Up the Sunshine” with Disco-Glam Lead Single from ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’

On July 1, the Minions will return to theaters yet again in Minions: The Rise of Gru, a new chapter in the ongoing film series chronicling the beloved (or hated!)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap/Photos: 1980s Fans Brave the Heat for Cruel World Festival in Pasadena to See Blondie, Devo, Morrissey, Bauhaus and Many More
May 16, 2022
Recap/Photos: 1980s Fans Brave the Heat for Cruel World Festival in Pasadena to See Blondie, Devo, Morrissey, Bauhaus and Many More

Debbie Harry of Blondie was absolutely thrilled to be onstage during this past Saturday, May 14’s sold-out Cruel World Festival in Southern California. “You have no idea how good it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sheryl Crow Showtime Documentary, ‘Sheryl,’ and Accompanying 35-Song Soundtrack: Available Now
May 6, 2022
Sheryl Crow Showtime Documentary, ‘Sheryl,’ and Accompanying 35-Song Soundtrack: Available Now

Today, May 6, brings with it two big releases for nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow — first, the Showtime premiere of a new documentary film about her life and career,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Yeah Yeah Yeahs Announce New NY & LA Tour Dates, New Music Coming in the Fall
May 2, 2022
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs Announce New NY & LA Tour Dates, New Music Coming in the Fall

Celebrated indie/rock/experimental band The Yeah Yeah Yeahs announced a new deal with Secretly Canadian Records, promising the release of new music this fall. The announcement came down on Monday, accompanied...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mandy Moore Previews ‘In Real Life’ LP with “Four Moons,” a Song About ‘Trying to Savor Every Moment’
April 27, 2022
Mandy Moore Previews ‘In Real Life’ LP with “Four Moons,” a Song About ‘Trying to Savor Every Moment’

On May 13, singer/songwriter/This Is Us star Mandy Moore will release In Real Life, a new studio album featuring heavy contributions from her husband, Taylor Goldsmith of the Los Angeles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Wallows to Spiritualized, Phoebe Bridgers and Beyond: The Best Rock/Indie Sets of Coachella 2022 Weekend 2 (Recap/Photos)
April 26, 2022
From Wallows to Spiritualized, Phoebe Bridgers and Beyond: The Best Rock/Indie Sets of Coachella 2022 Weekend 2 (Recap/Photos)

Harry Styles had just started his headlining set at the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival last Friday in Indio, Calif., when he encouraged the massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sheryl Crow Shares “Forever,” from New Showtime Documentary; Soundtrack Available for Pre-Order
April 22, 2022
Sheryl Crow Shares “Forever,” from New Showtime Documentary; Soundtrack Available for Pre-Order

“Forever” is a new song from Sheryl Crow attached to Sheryl, the upcoming documentary from Amy Scott that will tell the story of the nine-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter‘s life and career....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Jack White and His Band Play ‘Fear of the Dawn’ Song “What’s the Trick?” on ‘Colbert’; On Tour Now
April 21, 2022
Watch Jack White and His Band Play ‘Fear of the Dawn’ Song “What’s the Trick?” on ‘Colbert’; On Tour Now

For an artist with a surname such as his, Jack White is sure interested in color aesthetics — and right now, he’s all about the color blue. On Wednesday, White...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White’s ‘Fear of the Dawn’ Lands at No. 1 on 9 Charts; Watch New “What’s the Trick” Video
April 19, 2022
Jack White’s ‘Fear of the Dawn’ Lands at No. 1 on 9 Charts; Watch New “What’s the Trick” Video

Jack White cannot be stopped. That much has been true for a while, given the near-mythical status the singer/songwriter/guitarist/label head/cultural icon has attained over the years and his many different...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival Taking Over Los Angeles with Massive Schedule of Comedy Gigs 4/28-5/8
April 19, 2022
Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival Taking Over Los Angeles with Massive Schedule of Comedy Gigs 4/28-5/8

Later this month, some of the biggest names in comedy will roll through Los Angeles as part of the Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival series of live performances. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Peter Beckett of Player (1977’s No. 1 Hit “Baby Come Back”)
April 14, 2022
One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Peter Beckett of Player (1977’s No. 1 Hit “Baby Come Back”)

In our newest One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? entry, vocalist/songwriter Peter Beckett of the band Player discusses “Baby Come Back,” which hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 after its release in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mysterious Punk Duo Max Creeps ‘Reunites,’ Shares New Song/Video for “Burn It Down” & Album News
April 14, 2022
Mysterious Punk Duo Max Creeps ‘Reunites,’ Shares New Song/Video for “Burn It Down” & Album News

Earlier this week, the punk community was rattled with news that Max Creeps had broken up, a social media statement that elicited heartbreak from icons of the punk rock community...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White Celebrates New Album, Tour by Proposing to — and Marrying — Longtime Partner Olivia Jean Onstage
April 11, 2022
Jack White Celebrates New Album, Tour by Proposing to — and Marrying — Longtime Partner Olivia Jean Onstage

On Friday, Jack White returned with Fear of the Dawn, the prolific singer/songwriter/guitarist’s new solo album and one of two he has due out this year. Kicking off the corresponding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Jack White Unleashes His Innovative, Offbeat Rock Fury on ‘Fear of the Dawn’ (Listen)
April 8, 2022
Out Now: Jack White Unleashes His Innovative, Offbeat Rock Fury on ‘Fear of the Dawn’ (Listen)

When Jack White revealed he had not one, but two new albums scheduled for release in 2022, the mind raced with ideas. Would the singer/songwriter/guitarist/label head/cultural icon be exorcising his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn + Evanescence Map Out 18-City Summer Tour
April 5, 2022
Korn + Evanescence Map Out 18-City Summer Tour

When we last heard from Korn, the long-running hard/rock/”nu-metal” band was on the road in support of its latest album, February’s deep and dark Requiem. With that tour in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: PUP’s New Album ‘The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND,’ the Soundtrack for Anxious Times
April 1, 2022
Out Now: PUP’s New Album ‘The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND,’ the Soundtrack for Anxious Times

Canadian punk/indie band PUP is pretty much the perfect band for the world right now. Post-pandemic  — well, are we actually post-pandemic, or are we still actually in a pandemic? That probably depends...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alt-J and Portugal. the Man Tour: A Perfect Pairing of Unpredictable Indie/Alt Pioneers (Recap of LA Show 3/27)
March 28, 2022
Alt-J and Portugal. the Man Tour: A Perfect Pairing of Unpredictable Indie/Alt Pioneers (Recap of LA Show 3/27)

The combination of English indie/rock trio Alt-J and Portland-by-way-of-Alaska alt/psychedelic/indie ensemble Portugal. the Man sounded like a solid pairing when the groups’ current tour was announced a few months back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ First-Ever All-Acoustic Album, ‘Changeup’ (Listen)
March 25, 2022
Out Now: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ First-Ever All-Acoustic Album, ‘Changeup’ (Listen)

There’s a first for everything — and today, March 25, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Joan Jett & the Blackhearts released Changeup, their very first all-acoustic record. The first-ever...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee Previews New Album ‘Beatopia’ (Out 7/15) with “Talk”; U.S. Headlining Tour Starts in April
March 23, 2022
beabadoobee Previews New Album ‘Beatopia’ (Out 7/15) with “Talk”; U.S. Headlining Tour Starts in April

beabadoobee, the buzzworthy singer/songwriter (real name: Bea Kristi) who unleashed her dynamic debut album, Fake It Flowers, in October of 2020 to acclaim and enthusiasm that has only grown bigger in the time...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: Stream “(I’m Gonna) Run Away”; Acoustic Album ‘Changeup’ Out 3/25
March 21, 2022
New Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: Stream “(I’m Gonna) Run Away”; Acoustic Album ‘Changeup’ Out 3/25

You know Joan Jett & the Blackhearts for their loud, proud and iconic rock & roll anthems — but on March 25, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ensemble...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mandy Moore Shares “In Real Life” Video, ft. Celebrity Pals and ‘This Is Us’ Co-Stars; Album Out 5/13
March 17, 2022
Mandy Moore Shares “In Real Life” Video, ft. Celebrity Pals and ‘This Is Us’ Co-Stars; Album Out 5/13

On May 13, Mandy Moore will release In Real Life, a new album announced recently alongside the premiere of its title track. Moore has now added a music video for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ghost Previews ‘Impera’ with Wild New Track, “Twenties”; New Album Due 3/11
March 2, 2022
Ghost Previews ‘Impera’ with Wild New Track, “Twenties”; New Album Due 3/11

Two-time Grammy-nominated Swedish hard rock/metal band Ghost will release a new studio album titled Impera on March 11. On Wednesday, the mysterious and compelling group shared a song called “Twenties” as a preview:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Halestorm: New Video for “The Steeple” Out Now, Album Coming May; U.S. Tour Announced
March 1, 2022
Halestorm: New Video for “The Steeple” Out Now, Album Coming May; U.S. Tour Announced

Lzzy Hale and hard-rock heroes Halestorm continue to be one of the hardest-working bands around, and on May 6, the group will return with a new studio record. Back From The Dead was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mary Wilson’s Legacy with The Supremes, the Primettes and More to Be Honored 3/4 with ‘Motown Anthology’
February 24, 2022
Mary Wilson’s Legacy with The Supremes, the Primettes and More to Be Honored 3/4 with ‘Motown Anthology’

This coming March 6 would have been the 78th birthday of legendary singer and co-founder of The Supremes, Mary Wilson. Wilson passed away suddenly in early February 2021, but in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aftershock Festival 2022: Slipknot/KISS/My Chemical Romance/Foo Fighters Top Loaded Lineup
February 23, 2022
Aftershock Festival 2022: Slipknot/KISS/My Chemical Romance/Foo Fighters Top Loaded Lineup

The Aftershock Festival has maintained a reputation as one of the premier hard-rock concert festivals around, and the 2022 fest is primed to be one of the biggest yet. As...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Firefly Music Festival 2022: Halsey, My Chemical Romance, Green Day, Dua Lipa Headlining Four-Day Fest
February 22, 2022
Firefly Music Festival 2022: Halsey, My Chemical Romance, Green Day, Dua Lipa Headlining Four-Day Fest

This year’s Firefly Music Festival announced its lineup on Tuesday, and it’s quite stacked. The four-day fest, scheduled for the Woodlands in Dover, Delaware on Sept. 22-25, features headliners Halsey,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alt-J Plays ‘Colbert,’ New Album ‘The Dream’ Out Now; Tour with Portugal. The Man Starts 2/25
February 22, 2022
Alt-J Plays ‘Colbert,’ New Album ‘The Dream’ Out Now; Tour with Portugal. The Man Starts 2/25

These are busy times for esteemed English indie/rock band Alt-J. The group just released its latest album, The Dream, on Feb. 11 and is preparing to head out in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS ‘Destroyer 45’: Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley & Bob Ezrin Reflect on the Milestone 1976 Album
February 10, 2022
KISS ‘Destroyer 45’: Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley & Bob Ezrin Reflect on the Milestone 1976 Album

Bolstered by the success of their breakthrough 1975 album Alive!, as KISS moved forward, in order to retain their newly anointed status as rock gods their follow-up studio album had to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Funk/Soul Singer Betty Davis: 1944-2022
February 9, 2022
Rest in Peace, Funk/Soul Singer Betty Davis: 1944-2022

Betty Davis, an American funk/soul singer and model known for an unmistakable sense of musical style and a career that  featured three albums in the 1970s before retiring from music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Portugal. The Man Returns with Funky, Mad Magazine-Inspired “What, Me Worry?” Video; New Album in June
February 9, 2022
Portugal. The Man Returns with Funky, Mad Magazine-Inspired “What, Me Worry?” Video; New Album in June

It’s been nearly five years since Woodstock, the eighth studio album from Portugal. The Man that was released in 2017 and (finally) helped the band break through on a massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: System of a Down and Korn Dial it Back to the Early 2000s with Sold-Out Banc of California Stadium Gig
February 8, 2022
Recap: System of a Down and Korn Dial it Back to the Early 2000s with Sold-Out Banc of California Stadium Gig

The once-inescapable “nu-metal” scene of the early 2000s was a sight to behold, as bands with aggressive, abrasive and genre-defying repertoires hit it big. Two of the most successful groups...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Halestorm Previews New Album ‘Back from the Dead’ with “The Steeple”; LP Due 5/6
February 4, 2022
Halestorm Previews New Album ‘Back from the Dead’ with “The Steeple”; LP Due 5/6

Back in August, Lzzy Hale and hard-rock heroes Halestorm announced to the world that they were “Back from the Dead” with a heavy, anthemic new song — and now the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wolf Alice Announces 2022 North American Tour in Support of Last Year’s ‘Blue Weekend’ LP
February 1, 2022
Wolf Alice Announces 2022 North American Tour in Support of Last Year’s ‘Blue Weekend’ LP

English alt/indie band Wolf Alice returned last June with Blue Weekend, a new album that found the group really honing in on a specific sound and putting together a collection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guitarist Steve Stevens Teams Up with The String Revolution for “Crazy Train,” In Tribute to Randy Rhoads
January 28, 2022
Guitarist Steve Stevens Teams Up with The String Revolution for “Crazy Train,” In Tribute to Randy Rhoads

The String Revolution, a quartet of virtuoso guitar players with a knack for putting together impeccable sounds from their instruments, tapped fellow six-string aficionado Steve Stevens for a new musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ghost Returns with Twisted, Dark New Song/Video “Call Me Little Sunshine,” ‘Impera’ Album Out 3/11
January 20, 2022
Ghost Returns with Twisted, Dark New Song/Video “Call Me Little Sunshine,” ‘Impera’ Album Out 3/11

Two-time Grammy-nominated Swedish hard rock/metal band Ghost dropped some big news on Thursday, and — no surprise, given the group’s overall vibe over the years — it’s heavy both with its guitars...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Christian Lee Hutson Shares “Rubberneckers,” ‘Quitters’ LP 4/1 (Produced by Phoebe Bridgers/Conor Oberst)
January 12, 2022
Christian Lee Hutson Shares “Rubberneckers,” ‘Quitters’ LP 4/1 (Produced by Phoebe Bridgers/Conor Oberst)

Christian Lee Hutson will release a new album titled Quitters on April 1 — and on Wednesday, the Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter debuted a compelling music video for a track called...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo 2022 Lineup/Details Announced (ft. Stevie Nicks, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss and Much More)
January 11, 2022
Bonnaroo 2022 Lineup/Details Announced (ft. Stevie Nicks, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss and Much More)

After a COVID-19 mandated delay and a 2021 cancellation caused by rough weather, the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is back with a new lineup and details for its 2022...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lensing the Legends: Sherry Rayn Barnett Visually Captures the Essence of Music
January 10, 2022
Lensing the Legends: Sherry Rayn Barnett Visually Captures the Essence of Music

In her exquisite new book Eye of the Music, The Photography of Sherry Rayn Barnett, New York to LA, 1969-1989, the eponymous shutterbug chronicles the music scene coast-to-coast for two...

Rock Cellar Magazine | BottleRock Napa Valley 2022: Metallica, Pink, Twenty One Pilots, Luke Combs Headline Festival (5/27-29)
January 10, 2022
BottleRock Napa Valley 2022: Metallica, Pink, Twenty One Pilots, Luke Combs Headline Festival (5/27-29)

This year’s BottleRock Napa Valley festival lineup has been officially detailed, and it promises more good times and excellent vibes in the its lush Northern California locale. Headlining the festival’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New alt-j: “Hard Drive Gold,” a Cryptocurrency-Inspired Song with a Video Depicting the Creeping Apocalypse
January 5, 2022
New alt-j: “Hard Drive Gold,” a Cryptocurrency-Inspired Song with a Video Depicting the Creeping Apocalypse

On Feb. 11, English indie-rock band alt-j will return with a new album titled The Dream. On Wednesday, the group shared a new song as a preview of the record....

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021
December 29, 2021
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2022 (and hopefully a return to more of a “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic has rendered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Versatile Bassist/Studio Legend Phil Chen: 1946-2021
December 15, 2021
Rest in Peace, Versatile Bassist/Studio Legend Phil Chen: 1946-2021

Phil Chen, a renowned bassist and studio legend revered in the music industry, has died at 75 after a fight with cancer.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnie Raitt to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award; New Album Coming in Spring 2022
December 9, 2021
Bonnie Raitt to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award; New Album Coming in Spring 2022

A well-deserved honor commemorating her steadfast commitment to her craft, adored singer/songwriter/guitarist Bonnie Raitt will be among the recipients of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at the Special Merit Awards...

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 | The Ohio Nightclub Where Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell Was Killed in 2004 Has Been Demolished (Video)
December 8, 2021
The Ohio Nightclub Where Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell Was Killed in 2004 Has Been Demolished (Video)

The night of Dec. 8, 2004, was a tragic one for the hard rock/heavy metal community, as it was the night that iconic guitarist Dimebag Darrell was shot and killed...

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 | 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 | U2 Collaborates with Nonprofit Organization Education Through Music (ETM) for “Your Song Saved My Life” Video
November 9, 2021
U2 Collaborates with Nonprofit Organization Education Through Music (ETM) for “Your Song Saved My Life” Video

Late last week, U2 premiered “Your Song Saved My Life,” a new song featured in the upcoming animated film Sing 2 (which features Bono in his first voice acting role)....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Knotfest Los Angeles Recap: Slipknot’s Dark Carnival of Heavy Metal Precision
November 7, 2021
Knotfest Los Angeles Recap: Slipknot’s Dark Carnival of Heavy Metal Precision

“Welcome to a dream come true, you crazy motherfuckers,” said Corey Taylor, lead singer of Iowa-based metal ensemble Slipknot after his band raged through “Unsainted” and “Disasterpiece” to begin Knotfest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Unleash Brutal New Song “The Chapeltown Rag,” Live Streaming Knotfest Los Angeles Concert Event 11/5
November 5, 2021
Slipknot Unleash Brutal New Song “The Chapeltown Rag,” Live Streaming Knotfest Los Angeles Concert Event 11/5

At the stroke of midnight on Thursday evening, Iowa-based masked metal marauders Slipknot premiered “The Chapeltown Rag,” the band’s first new song in two years. A pummeling exercise in aggression...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Available Now: Paul McCartney ‘The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present’ Book, Spanning 154 Songs from His Life & Career
November 2, 2021
Available Now: Paul McCartney ‘The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present’ Book, Spanning 154 Songs from His Life & Career

Today, Nov. 2, an exhaustive collection from Sir Paul McCartney was released as The Lyrics 1956 to the Present, a new book featuring the words that went into 154 different...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Details January-February 2022 Tour Dates; ‘Detroit Stories’ Out Now
November 2, 2021
Alice Cooper Details January-February 2022 Tour Dates; ‘Detroit Stories’ Out Now

Released back in March, Detroit Stories scored Alice Cooper his highest-charting album since the 1980s — and in early 2022, the shock-rock icon and his backing band will support the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Last Night in Soho’: Edgar Wright’s Specially Curated 1960s Soundtrack Infuses Film with a Style All its Own
October 28, 2021
‘Last Night in Soho’: Edgar Wright’s Specially Curated 1960s Soundtrack Infuses Film with a Style All its Own

Last Night in Soho is the new film from Edgar Wright, known for his previous works including Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and Baby Driver, among others....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Would Be Glad to Exchange Stories with Fans, but No Autographs or Selfies, Please (“It Always Struck Me As a Bit Strange”)
October 26, 2021
Paul McCartney Would Be Glad to Exchange Stories with Fans, but No Autographs or Selfies, Please (“It Always Struck Me As a Bit Strange”)

If you should happen to find yourself in the presence of Sir Paul McCartney, feel free to engage the Beatles legend with pleasantries … but don’t expect an autograph or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Announces Live Stream of Knotfest Los Angeles 11/5, ft. Bring Me the Horizon, Killswitch Engage and More
October 22, 2021
Slipknot Announces Live Stream of Knotfest Los Angeles 11/5, ft. Bring Me the Horizon, Killswitch Engage and More

On Friday, Nov. 5, masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot will host a special Knotfest Los Angeles concert event, a full day of hard rock/metal programming featuring a headlining set and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Trip with “Prester John,” a New Animal Collective Song/Video Previewing a New Album in February
October 20, 2021
Take a Trip with “Prester John,” a New Animal Collective Song/Video Previewing a New Album in February

In February, acclaimed indie/experimental band Animal Collective will return with Time Skiff, its first new studio album since 2016 and the 11th of the group’s career. Announced on Wednesday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Todd Rundgren Q&A: Space Travel, Mortality, Revisiting His Past on the Road and the Rock Hall
October 11, 2021
Todd Rundgren Q&A: Space Travel, Mortality, Revisiting His Past on the Road and the Rock Hall

For more than  50 years, Todd Rundgren has proven to be a true musical wunderkind, blessed with dazzling skills as a singer, instrumentalist, songwriter and arranger with his bands The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Williams: Remastered ‘Life Thru a Lens’ & ‘I’ve Been Expecting You’ Vinyl Reissues Out Now, Massive Germany Gig Detailed for 2022
October 4, 2021
Robbie Williams: Remastered ‘Life Thru a Lens’ & ‘I’ve Been Expecting You’ Vinyl Reissues Out Now, Massive Germany Gig Detailed for 2022

English pop singer/global superstar Robbie Williams recently released newly remastered editions of his first two solo albums, Life Thru a Lens and I’ve Been Expecting You. While Williams didn’t catch...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Bonamassa Debuts “Time Clocks” Video; New Tour and Album Coming in October (Pre-Order)
September 29, 2021
Joe Bonamassa Debuts “Time Clocks” Video; New Tour and Album Coming in October (Pre-Order)

Tireless blues guitar virtuoso Joe Bonamassa has debuted “Time Clocks,” a new single from his upcoming album of the same name. The record is due out on Oct. 29. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Portugal. the Man Give Len’s “Steal My Sunshine” and Eels’ “Novocaine for the Soul” Trippy Makeovers; 2022 Tour with Alt-J Announced
September 27, 2021
Portugal. the Man Give Len’s “Steal My Sunshine” and Eels’ “Novocaine for the Soul” Trippy Makeovers; 2022 Tour with Alt-J Announced

Portugal. the Man will head out on the road with alt-J on a big North American tour in early 2022. The news was announced recently, and the alt/indie/experimental band chose to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead Previews ‘KID A MNESIA’ 21st Anniversary Triple-Album (Out 11/5) with New “If You Say the Word” Video
September 23, 2021
Radiohead Previews ‘KID A MNESIA’ 21st Anniversary Triple-Album (Out 11/5) with New “If You Say the Word” Video

As recently announced, Radiohead will commemorate the 21st anniversaries of two of its most cherished and wildly experimental albums with KID A MNESIA, a triple-album revisiting of the English band‘s 2000’s Kid A and 2001’s Amnesiac,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’: The Last Gig of its Kind, from Those Who Were There (Noel, Liam, ‘Bonehead,’ More)
September 20, 2021
‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’: The Last Gig of its Kind, from Those Who Were There (Noel, Liam, ‘Bonehead,’ More)

Oasis went from playing to a handful of fans on Tuesday nights in their hometown of Manchester in the early 1990s to 250,000+ at Knebworth Park in the summer of...

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 | Brinsley Schwarz — The Man, Not the Band — is Back with Something to Say (and a New Album, ‘Tangled’)
September 10, 2021
Brinsley Schwarz — The Man, Not the Band — is Back with Something to Say (and a New Album, ‘Tangled’)

In many ways, Brinsley Schwarz were the UK’s version of the Band. The progenitors of “pub rock” across the pond, the band, which featured Nick Lowe on bass and vocals,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Metallica’s ‘Black Album’ 30th Anniversary Edition, Everything You Could Ever Want to Hear from the 1991 Record (and More), Plus ‘Blacklist’ Covers Project
September 10, 2021
Out Now: Metallica’s ‘Black Album’ 30th Anniversary Edition, Everything You Could Ever Want to Hear from the 1991 Record (and More), Plus ‘Blacklist’ Covers Project

What can be said about the 1991 self-titled Black Album from Metallica that hasn’t been said already? The album marked the start of a new era for the thrash/metal band,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead: ‘KID A MNESIA’ 21st Anniversary Triple-Album Out 11/5; Stream the Unreleased “If You Say the Word”
September 7, 2021
Radiohead: ‘KID A MNESIA’ 21st Anniversary Triple-Album Out 11/5; Stream the Unreleased “If You Say the Word”

On Nov. 5, Radiohead will commemorate the 21st anniversaries of two of its most cherished and wildly experimental albums with KID A MNESIA, a triple-album revisiting of the English band‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear New Metallica Covers from IDLES and Rina Sawayama; ‘Metallica Blacklist’ Project Out 9/10
August 26, 2021
Hear New Metallica Covers from IDLES and Rina Sawayama; ‘Metallica Blacklist’ Project Out 9/10

On Sept. 10, Metallica will commemorate its groundbreaking 1991 self-titled Black Album with a lavish 30th anniversary reissue. It’s been previewed in recent weeks with demo recordings and tracks from its companion Metallica Blacklist covers compilation,...

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 | Kacey Musgraves Taps Into Heartbreak for New Album/Film, ‘star-crossed,’ Out 9/10 (Stream the Title Track)
August 23, 2021
Kacey Musgraves Taps Into Heartbreak for New Album/Film, ‘star-crossed,’ Out 9/10 (Stream the Title Track)

Six-time Grammy-winning country/pop singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves announced a new album and film project, star-crossed, on Monday. Her fourth studio album to date and the follow-up to her 2018 Album of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Halestorm Comes “Back from the Dead” with Thunderous New Song/Video; Tour with Evanescence Starts 11/5
August 18, 2021
Halestorm Comes “Back from the Dead” with Thunderous New Song/Video; Tour with Evanescence Starts 11/5

Fronted by Lzzy Hale, one of the most dynamic vocalists of the current hard rock scene, Halestorm has amassed a strong run over the past several years — and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gibson Launches Tony Iommi SG Special Guitar with Legendary Black Sabbath Guitarist
August 18, 2021
Gibson Launches Tony Iommi SG Special Guitar with Legendary Black Sabbath Guitarist

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has linked up with Gibson guitars for the rollout of the Tony Iommi SG Special, an updated version of the SG guitar Iommi used for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Garbage: 20th Anniversary of ‘beautifulgarbage’ Coming 10/1; Preview with Unreleased Take of “Androgyny”
August 17, 2021
Garbage: 20th Anniversary of ‘beautifulgarbage’ Coming 10/1; Preview with Unreleased Take of “Androgyny”

On Oct. 1 — exactly 20 years since its original release in 2001 — Garbage will revisit its third full-length album beautifulgarbage. It’ll be the first release from the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Longtime Metallica Bassist Jason Newsted’s Unboxing Video of the ‘Black Album’ Reissue Coming 9/10
August 17, 2021
Watch Longtime Metallica Bassist Jason Newsted’s Unboxing Video of the ‘Black Album’ Reissue Coming 9/10

On Sept. 10, Metallica will commemorate its groundbreaking 1991 self-titled Black Album with a lavish 30th anniversary reissue. It’s been previewed in recent weeks with demo recordings and tracks from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Sheryl Crow’s Career-Spanning ‘Live from the Ryman & More,’ Available on CD and 4-LP Set (Listen)
August 16, 2021
Out Now: Sheryl Crow’s Career-Spanning ‘Live from the Ryman & More,’ Available on CD and 4-LP Set (Listen)

This past Friday, Aug. 13, Sheryl Crow released Live from the Ryman & More, a 27-track collection of live recordings culled from a series of performances in 2019 from the iconic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Keyboardist/Vocalist Mike Finnigan (Jimi Hendrix, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Cocker, More): 1945-2021
August 12, 2021
Rest in Peace, Keyboardist/Vocalist Mike Finnigan (Jimi Hendrix, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Cocker, More): 1945-2021

Mike Finnigan, an acclaimed studio/touring musician known for his work with the Hammond B3 organ and for recording stints with acts including Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker and many others, passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to Chris Stapleton’s Eight-Minute Country/Blues Transformation of Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters”
August 12, 2021
Listen to Chris Stapleton’s Eight-Minute Country/Blues Transformation of Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters”

The best cover songs are the ones that take the source material to the next level, the artist doing the tribute finding the balance between injecting personality and personal style...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Phoebe Bridgers Turn Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters” into a Haunting Piano Ballad
August 11, 2021
Hear Phoebe Bridgers Turn Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters” into a Haunting Piano Ballad

The latest preview of The Metallica Blacklist, a comprehensive covers album project launched by the metal gods to commemorate the 30th anniversary of their breakthrough 1991 self-titled Black Album, is one of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PREMIERE: Colin Hay ‘I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself’ Acoustic Performance; New Covers LP Out Now
August 9, 2021
PREMIERE: Colin Hay ‘I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself’ Acoustic Performance; New Covers LP Out Now

Colin Hay, the prolific singer/songwriter known for his solo career in addition to years fronting the Australian group Men at Work, released a new album titled I Just Don’t Know What...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana Signs with BMG for New Album, ‘Blessings and Miracles’ — Lead Single Due Soon
August 4, 2021
Carlos Santana Signs with BMG for New Album, ‘Blessings and Miracles’ — Lead Single Due Soon

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana has a new global recordings deal with BMG, it was announced on Wednesday. His first release under the new deal will be Blessings and Miracles, his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Paul Cotton of the Band Poco: 1943-2021
August 3, 2021
Rest in Peace, Paul Cotton of the Band Poco: 1943-2021

Singer/songwriter Paul Cotton, who made a name for himself as the guitarist/singer of Los Angeles-based country rock/Americana band Poco after taking over for Jim Messina in 1970, has passed away...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Weezer Cover Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” (with a Nod to “Buddy Holly”) — from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’
August 3, 2021
Hear Weezer Cover Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” (with a Nod to “Buddy Holly”) — from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’

Weezer has been a uniquely difficult band to pin down since emerging in the early 1990s with the self-titled Blue Album. Front man Rivers Cuomo has led his band through...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Shares Rough Cut “Enter Sandman” Video, New Volbeat/SebastiAn Covers from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’
July 27, 2021
Metallica Shares Rough Cut “Enter Sandman” Video, New Volbeat/SebastiAn Covers from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’

The Metallica Blacklist, a comprehensive covers album project launched by the metal gods to commemorate the 30th anniversary of their breakthrough 1991 self-titled Black Album, is coming on Sept. 10 alongside a proper reissue...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Now Streaming: HBO Max’s ‘Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage’ Doc Captures the Chaos of the Notorious Event
July 26, 2021
Now Streaming: HBO Max’s ‘Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage’ Doc Captures the Chaos of the Notorious Event

When it comes to music festivals, certain images and scenes are burned in our memories, even years after the original event. Considering Woodstock ’99 calls to mind a few specific...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Knotfest Los Angeles 2021 Set for 11/5 with Bring Me The Horizon, Code Orange, Killswitch Engage, More
July 26, 2021
Slipknot Knotfest Los Angeles 2021 Set for 11/5 with Bring Me The Horizon, Code Orange, Killswitch Engage, More

Back at the start of June, Slipknot announced a new installment of the heavy metal ensemble’s Knotfest tour, which would take Corey Taylor and his masked cohorts on the road...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream Jackson Browne’s Inspired and Focused New Album ‘Downhill from Everywhere’
July 23, 2021
Out Now: Stream Jackson Browne’s Inspired and Focused New Album ‘Downhill from Everywhere’

Cherished singer/songwriter Jackson Browne returned today, July 23, with Downhill from Everywhere, his first proper solo album since 2014’s Standing in the Breach. The time between album clearly inspired a...

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 | Hear Metallica’s “The Unforgiven” Three Different Ways in Latest Covers from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ Album Project
July 13, 2021
Hear Metallica’s “The Unforgiven” Three Different Ways in Latest Covers from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ Album Project

The Metallica Blacklist, a comprehensive covers album project launched by the metal gods to commemorate the 30th anniversary of their breakthrough 1991 self-titled Black Album, is coming on Sept. 10 alongside a proper reissue...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Lobos Cover Jackson Browne’s “Jamaica Say You Will,” from ‘Native Sons’ LP Honoring Los Angeles (Out 7/30)
July 8, 2021
Los Lobos Cover Jackson Browne’s “Jamaica Say You Will,” from ‘Native Sons’ LP Honoring Los Angeles (Out 7/30)

On July 30, Los Lobos will return with a new covers album, Native Sons, which is billed as a “love letter to Los Angeles,” the hometown of the legendary rock/Tex-Mex/Latin rock band that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Two Wildly Different Spins on Metallica’s “Holier Than Thou,” from Biffy Clyro and OFF!, from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ Album Project
July 8, 2021
Hear Two Wildly Different Spins on Metallica’s “Holier Than Thou,” from Biffy Clyro and OFF!, from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ Album Project

53 different acts contribute their services to The Metallica Blacklist, a comprehensive covers album project launched by the metal gods to commemorate the 30th anniversary of their breakthrough 1991 self-titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Colin Hay to Launch Summer 2021 Tour in Connection with New Covers LP, ‘I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself’
July 6, 2021
Colin Hay to Launch Summer 2021 Tour in Connection with New Covers LP, ‘I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself’

On Aug. 6, Colin Hay, the prolific singer/songwriter known for his solo career in addition to years fronting the Australian group Men at Work, will release a new album titled I Just Don’t Know...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch 11-Year-Old Nandi Bushell Play Arctic Monkeys Classics with Drummer Matt Helders
June 30, 2021
Watch 11-Year-Old Nandi Bushell Play Arctic Monkeys Classics with Drummer Matt Helders

When we last checked in with Nandi Bushell, the young musical prodigy was a 10-year-old phenomenon, palling around with Dave Grohl and impressing Muse with her serious skill set —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Perry, Keeping Busy: Scoring the Film ‘City of Lies,’ Working on New Album and Participating in a Vatican Health Conference (Q&A)
June 29, 2021
Joe Perry, Keeping Busy: Scoring the Film ‘City of Lies,’ Working on New Album and Participating in a Vatican Health Conference (Q&A)

Aerosmith has seemingly been on hiatus over the past year, like so many other bands forced to hit the ‘pause’ button due to the pandemic. But guitarist Joe Perry has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Singer/Songwriter/Entertainer Cara Lee Recording Debut Album in Nashville (w/ IndieGogo Campaign), Touring with Peter Asher & Company
June 29, 2021
Singer/Songwriter/Entertainer Cara Lee Recording Debut Album in Nashville (w/ IndieGogo Campaign), Touring with Peter Asher & Company

Cara Lee is a Toronto-born singer/songwriter/entertainer who’s been wowing audiences with her powerful and soulful voice since she was 17. She’s toured with her own rock and roll bands and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Metallica’s “Sad but True” Covered by Jason Isbell, St. Vincent and Sam Fender (from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’)
June 29, 2021
Hear Metallica’s “Sad but True” Covered by Jason Isbell, St. Vincent and Sam Fender (from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’)

The Metallica Blacklist, a comprehensive and dizzingly eclectic album cover project launched by the metal gods to commemorate their breakthrough 1991 self-titled Black Album, is shaping up quite nicely —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Career-Spanning Aretha Franklin Box Set Arriving 7/30, in Time for ‘Respect’ Biopic 8/13
June 24, 2021
Career-Spanning Aretha Franklin Box Set Arriving 7/30, in Time for ‘Respect’ Biopic 8/13

On Aug. 13, Respect, the anticipated and COVID-delayed biopic of Aretha Franklin starring Jennifer Hudson will finally be released — and two weeks earlier, a career-spanning new box set championing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica: ‘Black Album’ Remastered + ‘The Metallica Blacklist’: 53 Artists(!) Paying Tribute – Stream Juanes (“Enter Sandman”) & Miley Cyrus/Elton John/Yo-Yo Ma (“Nothing Else Matters”)
June 22, 2021
Metallica: ‘Black Album’ Remastered + ‘The Metallica Blacklist’: 53 Artists(!) Paying Tribute – Stream Juanes (“Enter Sandman”) & Miley Cyrus/Elton John/Yo-Yo Ma (“Nothing Else Matters”)

In 1991, Metallica released a self-titled album that would go on to become one of the most successful albums ever recorded — and launch the band from intriguing hard rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx to Tell ‘The Story You Haven’t Heard’ with New Memoir ‘The First 21’
June 17, 2021
Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx to Tell ‘The Story You Haven’t Heard’ with New Memoir ‘The First 21’

Mötley Crüe bassist/songwriter Nikki Sixx is the quintessential rock star from one of the most legendary (and infamous) bands to ever pack an arena — and in October, he’ll tell...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Colin Hay to Cover the Beatles, Kinks, Glen Campbell, More on New LP ‘I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself’
June 17, 2021
Colin Hay to Cover the Beatles, Kinks, Glen Campbell, More on New LP ‘I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself’

On Aug. 6, Colin Hay, the prolific singer/songwriter known for his solo career in addition to years fronting the Australian group Men at Work, will release a new album titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tommy Shaw: On Styx’s New Album ‘Crash of the Crown,’ Songwriting, Critics’ Icy Reception of the Group and Beyond (The Interview)
June 14, 2021
Tommy Shaw: On Styx’s New Album ‘Crash of the Crown,’ Songwriting, Critics’ Icy Reception of the Group and Beyond (The Interview)

Styx are rock and roll survivors. Celebrating over four decades of mighty musical service, overcoming personnel changes and the ever changing musical climate, the seasoned Midwest rockers remain committed to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grand Funk Railroad Sets 29-Date ‘Some Kind of Wonderful’ Tour for 2021
June 3, 2021
Grand Funk Railroad Sets 29-Date ‘Some Kind of Wonderful’ Tour for 2021

Back in 2020 before the pandemic, Grand Funk Railroad had plans to set out on a big “Some Kind of Wonderful” tour across the country — but then those were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Your Attention Skyward with Styx in the Band’s Lyric Video for “Crash of the Crown,” from New LP Out 6/18
June 2, 2021
Turn Your Attention Skyward with Styx in the Band’s Lyric Video for “Crash of the Crown,” from New LP Out 6/18

On June 18, Styx will add to its robust catalog of music with a new studio album titled Crash of the Crown, the heralded band‘s 17th album to date. Having previously debuted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Grammy Hall of Fame Singer B.J. Thomas: 1942-2021
June 1, 2021
Rest in Peace, Grammy Hall of Fame Singer B.J. Thomas: 1942-2021

B.J. Thomas, whose hit songs of the 1960s and 70s (including “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”) made him a household name among various musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sheryl Crow: ‘Live from the Ryman & More’ 2-CD, 4-LP Set Coming 8/13; Stream “Everyday is a Winding Road”
May 27, 2021
Sheryl Crow: ‘Live from the Ryman & More’ 2-CD, 4-LP Set Coming 8/13; Stream “Everyday is a Winding Road”

On Aug. 13, Sheryl Crow will release Live from the Ryman & More, a 27-track collection of live recordings culled from a series of performances in 2019 from the iconic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Trapper Schoepp’s ‘May Day’ Q&A: Singer/Songwriter Talks New Album, Collaborating with Bob Dylan & More
May 21, 2021
Trapper Schoepp’s ‘May Day’ Q&A: Singer/Songwriter Talks New Album, Collaborating with Bob Dylan & More

Trapper Schoepp came to international prominence, not surprisingly, when he collaborated with Bob Dylan. The song, “On, Wisconsin,” paired a discarded Dylan lyric from 1961 with Schoepp’s music and killer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Austin City Limits Music Festival 2021: Stevie Nicks, Billie Eilish, Miley Cyrus, George Strait Top Lineup (On Sale Today 5/20)
May 20, 2021
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2021: Stevie Nicks, Billie Eilish, Miley Cyrus, George Strait Top Lineup (On Sale Today 5/20)

To mark its 20th anniversary this year, the Austin City Limits Music Festival will return across two weekends in October, and on Thursday the official lineup and details were announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Lobos: New Covers Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Love Letter to Los Angeles, Out 7/30; Stream Two Songs
May 5, 2021
Los Lobos: New Covers Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Love Letter to Los Angeles, Out 7/30; Stream Two Songs

On July 30, Los Lobos will return with a new covers album, Native Sons, which is billed as a “love letter to Los Angeles,” the hometown of the legendary rock/Tex-Mex/Latin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Typhoons,’ the Awaited (and Danceable) New Album from Royal Blood (Listen + LP/Prize Pack Giveaway)
May 4, 2021
Out Now: ‘Typhoons,’ the Awaited (and Danceable) New Album from Royal Blood (Listen + LP/Prize Pack Giveaway)

Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher of Royal Blood make a hell of a lot of noise for a two-piece band — and last week, the U.K.-based musicians released their third...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Fresh Bear Tracks,’ the First New Album from T Bear (Richard T. Bear) in 25+ Years (Listen)
April 19, 2021
Out Now: ‘Fresh Bear Tracks,’ the First New Album from T Bear (Richard T. Bear) in 25+ Years (Listen)

Singer/songwriter/actor T Bear, otherwise known as Richard T. Bear, released Fresh Bear Tracks , his first studio album in more than 25 years, on April 16 via Quarto Valley Records....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mudvayne to Reunite (After 12 Years) for Four Danny Wimmer Presents Festival Gigs in 2021
April 19, 2021
Mudvayne to Reunite (After 12 Years) for Four Danny Wimmer Presents Festival Gigs in 2021

Mudvayne, the inventive and aesthetically unique heavy metal/progressive metal band that sold six million records worldwide between its 1996 formation and hiatus in 2010, will reunite in 2021 to exclusively...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Poco’s Rusty Young (Unpublished 2017 Interview with the Late Guitarist/Songwriter)
April 19, 2021
Remembering Poco’s Rusty Young (Unpublished 2017 Interview with the Late Guitarist/Songwriter)

Guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of Poco Rusty Young was a valued friend of Rock Cellar for many years. We’ve had the pleasure of interviewing him often, and he was generous with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson on Being the ‘Boss’ for Her Solo LP ‘You and Me,’ the Power of Women in Music and Honoring Eddie Van Halen (The Interview)
April 16, 2021
Nancy Wilson on Being the ‘Boss’ for Her Solo LP ‘You and Me,’ the Power of Women in Music and Honoring Eddie Van Halen (The Interview)

The many accomplishments and leadership provided by Nancy Wilson were recognized by the Women’s International Music Network at January 2021’s SheRocks Awards, where the singer/songwriter known for her classic music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton Q&A: On Reconnecting with the Guitar on His New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Album
April 16, 2021
Peter Frampton Q&A: On Reconnecting with the Guitar on His New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Album

Pandemic lockdown or not, Peter Frampton is as busy as ever these days. His new album, Frampton Forgets the Words, out April 23rd, is a fantastic instrumental collection including new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream ‘Black Wing,’ Her Latest Solo Single
April 12, 2021
New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream ‘Black Wing,’ Her Latest Solo Single

Ann Wilson of Heart has been busy lately — and on Monday, the revered singer/songwriter debuted a new solo single titled “Black Wing.” Another showcase of her dynamic vocal range,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, DMX: Hip-Hop Icon Dies at 50 After Being Placed on Life Support Due to ‘Catastropic Cardiac Arrest’
April 9, 2021
Rest in Peace, DMX: Hip-Hop Icon Dies at 50 After Being Placed on Life Support Due to ‘Catastropic Cardiac Arrest’

Earl Simmons, the acclaimed Grammy-nominated rapper known as DMX with a reputation for a particularly gritty and raspy vocal delivery hits such as “Party Up (Up in Here)” and “Ruff...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center
April 8, 2021
Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center

“To those who have been given much, much is expected.” Jesus, Luke 12:48 In our celebrity-worshipping society, some public figures who have attained fame, wealth and power use their privileged position...

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 | Rest in Peace, Actress Jessica Walter (‘Arrested Development,’ More): 1941-2021
March 25, 2021
Rest in Peace, Actress Jessica Walter (‘Arrested Development,’ More): 1941-2021

Jessica Walter, the actress whose career spanned five decades and earned her acclaim and multiple Emmy nominations for roles including Lucille Bluth in the comedy series Arrested Development, passed away...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Celebratory 74th Birthday Toast to Sir Elton John
March 24, 2021
A Celebratory 74th Birthday Toast to Sir Elton John

Today, March 25, Reginald Kenneth Dwight — better known as Sir Elton John — is celebrating another trip around the sun — his 74th, in fact! It’s time for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from T Bear (a.k.a. Richard T. Bear): Stream ‘Give It Up,’ ft. Stephen Stills and Walter Trout
March 19, 2021
New from T Bear (a.k.a. Richard T. Bear): Stream ‘Give It Up,’ ft. Stephen Stills and Walter Trout

Singer/songwriter/actor T Bear, otherwise known as Richard T. Bear, is readying his first new studio album in 30 years — as he’ll release Fresh Bear Tracks on April 16 via Quarto...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 4/25 from Los Angeles
March 15, 2021
2021 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 4/25 from Los Angeles

The official list of nominations for the 2021 Academy Awards was announced early Monday, ahead of the Oscars ceremony/broadcast, which is scheduled for April 25 from the Dolby Theatre and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozomatli Shares ‘La Rama del Mezquite’ Video, Celebrating 25th Anniversary with New Label
March 11, 2021
Ozomatli Shares ‘La Rama del Mezquite’ Video, Celebrating 25th Anniversary with New Label

Hip-hop, salsa, jazz, Latin-themed rock — for more than two decades, Los Angeles-based ensemble Ozomatli has been doing it all, and the group heads into a new era with Blue...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Black Sabbath Reissues of Dio-Era ‘Heaven and Hell’ & ‘Mob Rules’, Joining Recent ‘Vol. 4’ Reissue
March 5, 2021
Out Now: Black Sabbath Reissues of Dio-Era ‘Heaven and Hell’ & ‘Mob Rules’, Joining Recent ‘Vol. 4’ Reissue

It’s a busy time for Black Sabbath completists — with some new reissues of classic Dio-era albums available today, March 5, a few weeks after 1972’s Vol. 4 saw its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Saturday 3/6: Watch ‘Elton John Lennon,’ a (Free) Live Stream Concert Saluting the Legendary Artists
March 4, 2021
Saturday 3/6: Watch ‘Elton John Lennon,’ a (Free) Live Stream Concert Saluting the Legendary Artists

Between the two of them, Sir Elton John and John Lennon crafted some of the world’s most cherished songs — and this Saturday, March 6, an ensemble of top musicians...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 3/5: Watch ‘The Official Keith Emerson Tribute Concert’ Pre-Release Online Reunion
March 4, 2021
3/5: Watch ‘The Official Keith Emerson Tribute Concert’ Pre-Release Online Reunion

On Friday, March 5, beginning at 12 p.m. PST/8 p.m. GMT, some of the artists who performed at El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles in May of 2016 in celebration...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnie Tyler Talks ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart,’ Miley Cyrus, TikTok, the’ 80s, Desmond Child and Believing ‘The Best Is Yet to Come’
February 25, 2021
Bonnie Tyler Talks ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart,’ Miley Cyrus, TikTok, the’ 80s, Desmond Child and Believing ‘The Best Is Yet to Come’

The Best Is Yet to Come, the vibrant new album from Bonnie Tyler, is bolstered by dramatic, full-bodied vocals, synths, and some rock guitar solos. Those same elements helped propel...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Previews ‘Detroit Stories’ LP with Teaser: ‘I Always Wanted to Do a Tribute to My Hometown’
February 16, 2021
Alice Cooper Previews ‘Detroit Stories’ LP with Teaser: ‘I Always Wanted to Do a Tribute to My Hometown’

“I always wanted to do a tribute to my hometown,” said shock-rock icon Alice Cooper of his new album, Detroit Stories, in a teaser video shared recently.The record is due...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Edward Van Halen by Ross Halfin’ Photo Book Coming in June, Pre-Orders Up Now via Rufus Publications
February 15, 2021
‘Edward Van Halen by Ross Halfin’ Photo Book Coming in June, Pre-Orders Up Now via Rufus Publications

Renowned rock and roll photographer Ross Halfin is an icon among the scene, years of hard work and an incredible portfolio having established him as one of the foremost photographers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch in Awe as 20-Year-Old Polish Guitar Wizard Marcin Patrzalek Plays Led Zeppelin’s ‘Kashmir’
February 15, 2021
Watch in Awe as 20-Year-Old Polish Guitar Wizard Marcin Patrzalek Plays Led Zeppelin’s ‘Kashmir’

Marcin Patrzalek is a 20-year-old guitarist from Poland with an especially eye-popping method of play — and a recent video shared to his Instagram page is turning all kinds of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Actress/Comedian Cloris Leachman: 1926-2021
January 27, 2021
Rest in Peace, Legendary Actress/Comedian Cloris Leachman: 1926-2021

Cloris Leachman has died at the age of 94. The legendary actress/comedian, who entertained generations with her roles in films such as Young Frankenstein and The Last Picture Show, among...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)
January 25, 2021
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)

With a return to live concerts still a ways away due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about...

Rock Cellar Magazine | If You Weren’t Already a Fan of Black Pumas, Their Performance on ‘Celebrating America’ Should Do the Trick
January 21, 2021
If You Weren’t Already a Fan of Black Pumas, Their Performance on ‘Celebrating America’ Should Do the Trick

Millions of viewers tuned in to Celebrating America, the primetime special that aired on multiple networks and platforms Wednesday night as part of the Inauguration Day festivities, hours after President...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Bruce Springsteen Play from the Steps of the Lincoln Memorial for Inauguration Day’s ‘Celebrating America’
January 21, 2021
Watch Bruce Springsteen Play from the Steps of the Lincoln Memorial for Inauguration Day’s ‘Celebrating America’

Bruce Springsteen was among the A-list musical acts that participated in Celebrating America, the Inauguration Day primetime special that aired on multiple networks and platforms Wednesday evening, hours after President...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson’s ‘Fanatic’ Epiphone Guitar Available Now; Honoree of 2021 She Rocks Awards 1/22, Part of NAMM Believe in Music Week
January 19, 2021
Nancy Wilson’s ‘Fanatic’ Epiphone Guitar Available Now; Honoree of 2021 She Rocks Awards 1/22, Part of NAMM Believe in Music Week

This Friday, Jan. 22, Nancy Wilson of Heart will be among the list of honorees of the 2021 She Rocks Awards. The ceremony, which usually takes place at the NAMM...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Sabbath Reissues Coming Soon: ‘Vol. 4’ 2/12, Dio-Era ‘Heaven and Hell’ & ‘Mob Rules’ 3/5
January 13, 2021
Black Sabbath Reissues Coming Soon: ‘Vol. 4’ 2/12, Dio-Era ‘Heaven and Hell’ & ‘Mob Rules’ 3/5

2021 already has some big reissue plans for fans of Black Sabbath, spanning key releases from both the Ozzy Osbourne and Ronnie James Dio era. On Feb. 12, 1972’s Vol....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Julien Baker Shares ‘Hardline’ from New Album Out 2/26, Covers Soundgarden’s ‘Fell On Black Days’ for KEXP
January 13, 2021
Julien Baker Shares ‘Hardline’ from New Album Out 2/26, Covers Soundgarden’s ‘Fell On Black Days’ for KEXP

On Feb. 26, singer/songwriter Julien Baker will release her third full-length album, Little Oblivions, via Matador. The follow-up to Baker’s acclaimed 2017 record Turn Out the Lights, it has now...

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 | A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020
December 22, 2020
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2021 (and hopefully a return to our “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic made impossible...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Band: 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Stage Fright’ Coming in 2021; Stream ‘The Shape I’m In (2020 Remix)’
December 21, 2020
The Band: 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Stage Fright’ Coming in 2021; Stream ‘The Shape I’m In (2020 Remix)’

Stage Fright, the third studio album from The Band released in 1970, will be revisited by Capitol/UMe on Feb. 12, 2021 to commemorate the record’s 50th anniversary. The record featured...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch 12/11-12/13: Cyndi Lauper, Brandi Carlile, Goo Goo Dolls, VetsAid, Andrea Bocelli, 311, Gorillaz, Harry Shearer/Judith Owen, Less Than Jake & More
December 10, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch 12/11-12/13: Cyndi Lauper, Brandi Carlile, Goo Goo Dolls, VetsAid, Andrea Bocelli, 311, Gorillaz, Harry Shearer/Judith Owen, Less Than Jake & More

This weekend, Dec. 11 – 13, brings with it music-related live stream concerts spanning genres and eras, so with COVID-19 numbers spiking around the country it’s never been a better idea...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Every Time I Die Release Two Absolutely Pummeling New Songs, ‘A Colossal Wreck’ and ‘Desperate Pleasures’ (Hosting Streaming Gig 12/19)
December 8, 2020
Every Time I Die Release Two Absolutely Pummeling New Songs, ‘A Colossal Wreck’ and ‘Desperate Pleasures’ (Hosting Streaming Gig 12/19)

“The world made us sick. How can it heal us?” That’s a question asked by Keith Buckley, vocalist of Buffalo, New York metal/hardcore band Every Time I Die on “Desperate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ — A Warm Musical Salute to the Late, Beloved Fred Rogers (Out Now/Listen)
December 7, 2020
‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ — A Warm Musical Salute to the Late, Beloved Fred Rogers (Out Now/Listen)

Fred Rogers was beloved by millions, his storytelling and gentle presence a familiar comfort on television sets across the country on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which began airing in 1962 and went...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cyndi Lauper Hosting ‘Home for the Holidays’ Benefit Live Stream 12/11 & 12/13 ft. Billie Eilish, Bette Midler, Taylor Swift, Dolly Parton & More
December 7, 2020
Cyndi Lauper Hosting ‘Home for the Holidays’ Benefit Live Stream 12/11 & 12/13 ft. Billie Eilish, Bette Midler, Taylor Swift, Dolly Parton & More

Beloved singer/songwriter Cyndi Lauper will host her tenth annual Home for the Holidays concert event coming up this weekend (as a live stream event), first on Friday, Dec. 11 on...

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 | Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More
November 10, 2020
Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More

In the midst of the coronavirus-imposed lockdown, Conor Oberst and alt-rock darlings Bright Eyes made a surprise return. The band’s excellent new album Down In The Weeds, Where The World...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Official Keith Emerson Tribute Concert’ Coming to DVD/CD in March 2021
November 2, 2020
‘The Official Keith Emerson Tribute Concert’ Coming to DVD/CD in March 2021

On May 28, 2016, a number of music legends gathered together at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles to pay homage to their colleague and friend, Keith Emerson, who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: T Bear (a.k.a Richard T. Bear) Returns with ‘River of Resurrection,’ ft. Edgar Winter on Sax
October 29, 2020
Premiere: T Bear (a.k.a Richard T. Bear) Returns with ‘River of Resurrection,’ ft. Edgar Winter on Sax

T Bear, otherwise known as Richard T. Bear, is a singer/songwriter/actor who is readying his first new studio album in 30 years — as he’ll release Fresh Bear Tracks in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton: On His New Memoir, Twitter, Coping with Inclusion Body Myositis and More (The Interview)
October 26, 2020
Peter Frampton: On His New Memoir, Twitter, Coping with Inclusion Body Myositis and More (The Interview)

Barely one hundred pages in to Do You Feel Like I Do?, the fantastic new memoir from Peter Frampton, the rock legend seems almost Zelig-like, a teenager making a name...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)
October 25, 2020
Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)

“When I do look back, that was the most fun I ever had in my career,” Paul Weller told me earlier this spring about his days in the Style Council,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Shares ‘No More Lockdown,’ the Third and Final in His Series of Aggressively ‘Anti-Lockdown Protest Songs’
October 23, 2020
Van Morrison Shares ‘No More Lockdown,’ the Third and Final in His Series of Aggressively ‘Anti-Lockdown Protest Songs’

Van Morrison has officially had it with COVID-19 restrictions — we’ve known that for a while, even before the singing/songwriting legend announced a trio of “anti-lockdown protest songs”  urging a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/23-10/25: Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash, Billie Eilish, Pearl Jam, More
October 23, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/23-10/25: Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash, Billie Eilish, Pearl Jam, More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of COVID-19....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash Live Stream 10/23: Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Chris Stapleton, Lucinda Williams, Jackson Browne & Many More
October 20, 2020
Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash Live Stream 10/23: Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Chris Stapleton, Lucinda Williams, Jackson Browne & Many More

Today, Oct. 20, would have been the 70th birthday of Tom Petty. Today would have been Tom Petty's 70th birthday. Photographer 📷Robert Sebree captured Petty in images for decades, including...

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 | Todd Rundgren and Rivers Cuomo Team Up for ‘Down With the Ship,’ a Reggae-Tinged Song/Animated Video
October 14, 2020
Todd Rundgren and Rivers Cuomo Team Up for ‘Down With the Ship,’ a Reggae-Tinged Song/Animated Video

Todd Rundgren and Weezer front man Rivers Cuomo teamed up recently for a new song titled “Down With the Ship.” It’s a preview of Rundgren’s upcoming album, Space Force, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting Oasis’ 1995 Album with Those Who Should Know
October 14, 2020
‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting Oasis’ 1995 Album with Those Who Should Know

(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?, the second album from Oasis released to the masses in 1995, celebrated its 25th anniversary in early October. After bursting onto the British music scene...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to ‘As I Walked Out,’ the Second Anti-Lockdown Song from Van Morrison
October 12, 2020
Listen to ‘As I Walked Out,’ the Second Anti-Lockdown Song from Van Morrison

Earlier this month, Van Morrison made his perspective known: He’s very opposed to government-imposed lockdowns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, so much so that he planned a series of “anti-lockdown protest songs”  urging a return to full-capacity...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Dozens of Musicians Join Together for ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps,’ Benefiting Music Education in Public Schools
October 8, 2020
Hear Dozens of Musicians Join Together for ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps,’ Benefiting Music Education in Public Schools

“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” is largely considered one of the best and most beloved songs The Beatles ever released — and it’s the focus of a new charitable endeavor...

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 | Corey Taylor Grabs the Spotlight with New Album’CMFT,’ Live Stream Extravaganza
October 4, 2020
Corey Taylor Grabs the Spotlight with New Album’CMFT,’ Live Stream Extravaganza

If you think of Corey Taylor as “the lead singer of Slipknot and Stone Sour,” that’s true — but it doesn’t tell the whole story. Taylor is a rock and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (ENTRY CLOSED) Enter for a Chance to Win a Joni Mitchell ‘Vol. 1: The Early Years 1963-67’ Box Set
October 2, 2020
(ENTRY CLOSED) Enter for a Chance to Win a Joni Mitchell ‘Vol. 1: The Early Years 1963-67’ Box Set

Update: The entry period is now closed. Thank you! Congrats to Richard M. from Vermont! The Joni Mitchell Archives are (finally) here — and Rock Cellar is excited to offer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/2-10/4: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Guitar.com Live, Democracy Comes Alive, Bruce Hornsby, Corey Taylor, Joan Osborne
October 2, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/2-10/4: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Guitar.com Live, Democracy Comes Alive, Bruce Hornsby, Corey Taylor, Joan Osborne

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of COVID-19....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Tower of Power Bassist Rocco Prestia: 1951-2020
September 30, 2020
Rest in Peace, Tower of Power Bassist Rocco Prestia: 1951-2020

Rocco Prestia, renowned bassist known for his work with the Bay Area funk band Tower of Power, has passed away at the age of 69. The official Tower of Power...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/2: Queen + Adam Lambert, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters, Dawes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, William Shatner, Corey Taylor
September 28, 2020
New Music Out 10/2: Queen + Adam Lambert, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters, Dawes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, William Shatner, Corey Taylor

This Friday, Oct. 2 brings another batch of notable new music releases spanning genres and decades. It includes the first-ever live album from Queen + Adam Lambert, a new blues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Blissful, Skateboarding Man Singing Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ is Here to Bring Some Magic to Your 2020
September 28, 2020
A Blissful, Skateboarding Man Singing Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ is Here to Bring Some Magic to Your 2020

**Important Update: Mick Fleetwood has recreated this Fleetwood Mac viral video a little over a week after it made the rounds. Amazing!** These are tough times for everyone, the circumstances...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Shares Anti-Lockdown Song ‘Born to Be Free’ – ‘The New Normal is Not Normal’
September 25, 2020
Van Morrison Shares Anti-Lockdown Song ‘Born to Be Free’ – ‘The New Normal is Not Normal’

Earlier this month, Van Morrison made his perspective known: He’s very opposed to government-imposed lockdowns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, so much so that he planned a series of “anti-lockdown protest...

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 | Brian Auger Q&A: Jazz Rock, Playing with Jimi Hendrix + Paul McCartney and His New ‘Introspection’ Box Set
September 16, 2020
Brian Auger Q&A: Jazz Rock, Playing with Jimi Hendrix + Paul McCartney and His New ‘Introspection’ Box Set

Brian Auger may not be a household name to those who consider themselves music lovers, but if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that this illustrious British-born octogenarian, musician,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Guitarist Steve Hackett Forges Ahead with Autobiography, Live Album and More on the Way
September 15, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Guitarist Steve Hackett Forges Ahead with Autobiography, Live Album and More on the Way

Introducing Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing. Each month, we’ll visit with a veteran artist that you may not previously have known is still producing vibrant, new music and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames
September 15, 2020
Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames

What’s in a (nick)name? Some of the biggest artists music history also had the best, most unforgettable nicknames.  “Alexander the Great, who said on his wedding night, ‘It’s only a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour): New Solo Album, Full-Production ‘Forum or Against ‘Em’ Live Stream 10/2
September 15, 2020
Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour): New Solo Album, Full-Production ‘Forum or Against ‘Em’ Live Stream 10/2

Corey Taylor does not care what you think. Primarily known to the masses as as the lead vocalist of masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot, a position he’s held since the band exploded with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Cellar Independent Artist Spotlight: Guitarist Federico Navarro Trías
September 14, 2020
Rock Cellar Independent Artist Spotlight: Guitarist Federico Navarro Trías

The Independent Artist Spotlight is a new branch of Rock Cellar aimed at presenting under-the-radar musical acts that deserve your immediate attention. As artists and bands are added to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Kool & the Gang Co-Founder Ronald ‘Khalis’ Bell: 1951-2020
September 9, 2020
Rest in Peace, Kool & the Gang Co-Founder Ronald ‘Khalis’ Bell: 1951-2020

Ronald ‘Khalis’ Bell, co-founder of Kool & the Gang and a key figure in the soul/r&b group’s success over the years, has passed away at the age of 68. He...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Epic New Trailer for ‘Dune’ — Featuring Hans Zimmer’s Arrangement of Pink Floyd’s ‘Eclipse’
September 9, 2020
Watch the Epic New Trailer for ‘Dune’ — Featuring Hans Zimmer’s Arrangement of Pink Floyd’s ‘Eclipse’

On Wednesday, Warner Bros. Pictures shared a new trailer for Dune, a fresh cinematic take on the futuristic 1965 novel from Frank Herbert. The new adaptation is currently scheduled to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 9/12: Neil Peart Tribute Live Stream Event ft. Stewart Copeland, Chad Smith, Taylor Hawkins, Cindy Blackman-Santana & More
September 9, 2020
9/12: Neil Peart Tribute Live Stream Event ft. Stewart Copeland, Chad Smith, Taylor Hawkins, Cindy Blackman-Santana & More

This weekend, a star-studded live stream tribute honoring the late, great Neil Peart of Rush will take place, bringing together several drum legends as they all pay their respects to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carole Baskin, of Netflix’s ‘Tiger King,’ Will Be On ‘Dancing With the Stars’ This Season (Yes, Really)
September 2, 2020
Carole Baskin, of Netflix’s ‘Tiger King,’ Will Be On ‘Dancing With the Stars’ This Season (Yes, Really)

Remember Tiger King? Netflix’s eye-popping docu-series chronicling the drama surrounding the life, times and turmoil of zookeepers such as Joe Exotic, Carole Baskin and Doc Antle in the Southeastern region...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Farm Aid 2020 ‘On the Road’: Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Bonnie Raitt and More – Streaming Online 9/26
September 1, 2020
Farm Aid 2020 ‘On the Road’: Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Bonnie Raitt and More – Streaming Online 9/26

The COVID-19 pandemic may have ruined everybody’s plans for in-person live concert events for basically all of 2020 and the forseeable future — but Farm Aid must go on, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | William Shatner, Ritchie Blackmore + Candice Night Cover the Blues Classic ‘The Thrill is Gone’ (Listen/Pre-Order)
August 27, 2020
William Shatner, Ritchie Blackmore + Candice Night Cover the Blues Classic ‘The Thrill is Gone’ (Listen/Pre-Order)

How’s this for an unlikely collaboration? William Shatner, beloved actor from the Star Trek series and venerated pop culture icon, has a new album coming out in October via Cleopatra...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Today 8/21: Watch ‘A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Life of Joe Strummer’ Live Stream ft. Jeff Tweedy, Bob Weir, Bruce Springsteen, More – #SaveOurStages
August 21, 2020
Today 8/21: Watch ‘A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Life of Joe Strummer’ Live Stream ft. Jeff Tweedy, Bob Weir, Bruce Springsteen, More – #SaveOurStages

Today, Aug. 21, is the birthday of the legendary Joe Strummer — and while the front man of The Clash may be gone, his spirit lives on. Strummer will be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Hofner Sienna Series HAS-05 Acoustic Guitar
August 18, 2020
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Hofner Sienna Series HAS-05 Acoustic Guitar

Note: The entry period is now closed. Thank you! Congratulations to Jamie G from California, our lucky Hofner winner! Founded in 1887, Höfner has established itself as a premier manufacturer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era
August 18, 2020
Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era

Franke Previte is an acclaimed singer/songwriter whose work with Franke and the Knockouts achieved success in the 1980s before he co-wrote the Dirty Dancing anthems “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life,” “Hungry Eyes,” which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 8/21: Stars Joining Forces for ‘A Song For Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer’ Tribute Live Stream for Charity
August 18, 2020
8/21: Stars Joining Forces for ‘A Song For Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer’ Tribute Live Stream for Charity

This Friday, Aug. 21, a number of notable music and entertainment acts will take part in A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer, a live stream event...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian May of Queen Thanks Fire Crews for Saving His Home from Wildfires in Surrey, England
August 11, 2020
Brian May of Queen Thanks Fire Crews for Saving His Home from Wildfires in Surrey, England

A surging fire ravaged land in the English county of Surrey over the past few days, with the Guardian reporting its size at 40 hectares (roughly 99 acres). Fire crews...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Cancel ‘Van Tour’ Due to COVID-19; Dave Grohl Guests with Inara George on ‘Sex in Cars’ Charity Collaboration (Listen)
August 7, 2020
Foo Fighters Cancel ‘Van Tour’ Due to COVID-19; Dave Grohl Guests with Inara George on ‘Sex in Cars’ Charity Collaboration (Listen)

Like so many others, the Foo Fighters had pretty big plans for 2020 — plans that were dashed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The year marked the band‘s 25th anniversary,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Apocalypse Songs
August 6, 2020
Top 11 Apocalypse Songs

This Top 11 Apocalypse Songs originally ran a few years ago — it’s been revamped and repurposed for 2020, when things seem … strange out there.  “Nuclear apocalypse – who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Vera’ and ‘Bring the Boys Back Home’ from Quarantine
August 6, 2020
Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Vera’ and ‘Bring the Boys Back Home’ from Quarantine

In recent weeks, Roger Waters has been keeping busy at home with a series of performances videos filmed in COVID-19 isolation. Joining forces (remotely) with his backing band, Waters has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘There Goes Angela (Dream Away),’ an Unreleased Song from Tom Petty Taken from the Upcoming ‘Wildflowers’ Project
August 5, 2020
Hear ‘There Goes Angela (Dream Away),’ an Unreleased Song from Tom Petty Taken from the Upcoming ‘Wildflowers’ Project

The estate of Tom Petty has a treat for us all: “There Goes Angela (Dream Away),” a previously unreleased song from the cherished singer/songwriter that is part of the upcoming...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Urges Everyone to Wear a Mask to Combat COVID-19: ‘We Must All Change Into Spiritual Warriors’ to Defeat the Virus
August 3, 2020
Stevie Nicks Urges Everyone to Wear a Mask to Combat COVID-19: ‘We Must All Change Into Spiritual Warriors’ to Defeat the Virus

Over the past few months of COVID-19 pandemic-inspired isolation, Stevie Nicks has been a bastion of hope and optimism on her various social media channels. The music legend and Fleetwood...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Racism
July 9, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Racism

This month’s Top 11 concerns racism — and, specifically, some of the most notable songs to tackle the complicated subject over the years.  “Hollywood folks like to believe they are...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘First Rose of Spring,’ the 70th(!) Studio Album from Willie Nelson
July 2, 2020
Out Now: Stream ‘First Rose of Spring,’ the 70th(!) Studio Album from Willie Nelson

How many albums have you released in your life? There’s a very good chance you haven’t released as many as Willie Nelson, who notches his SEVENTIETH studio album with First...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Revived by Comedy Central for Two More Seasons, Spinoffs and More
July 1, 2020
‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Revived by Comedy Central for Two More Seasons, Spinoffs and More

Comedy Central dropped some rather big news on Wednesday: It’s bringing back Beavis and Butt-Head, the iconic cartoon series that became an integral part of 1990s culture after premiering on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Broadway Officially Suspends Performances Through 2020 Due to COVID-19
June 29, 2020
Broadway Officially Suspends Performances Through 2020 Due to COVID-19

On Monday, The Broadway League issued a press release announcing that performances have officially been suspended through the end of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, Broadway performances were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Prince ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Reissue Announced, Featuring 63 Previously Unreleased Recordings (Out 9/25)
June 25, 2020
Prince ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Reissue Announced, Featuring 63 Previously Unreleased Recordings (Out 9/25)

Sign O’ the Times, the sprawling eighth album from Prince released in 1987 — The Purple One‘s first after disbanding the Revolution — runs nearly an hour and a half...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Radiohead Gig from St. Gallen, Switzerland in 2016 on YouTube 6/25
June 24, 2020
Watch a Radiohead Gig from St. Gallen, Switzerland in 2016 on YouTube 6/25

On Thursday, June 25, Radiohead will open its vault once again for an archival concert upload, this time flashing back to a gig from July 2016 at OpenAir in St....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don’t Throw Away Your Shot to Finally See ‘Hamilton’ When a Live Performance Film Premieres on Disney+ 7/3
June 23, 2020
Don’t Throw Away Your Shot to Finally See ‘Hamilton’ When a Live Performance Film Premieres on Disney+ 7/3

There was a time, not too long ago, when Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton was the hottest ticket in the world. The musical play, based on Ron Chernow’s 2004 biography of Alexander...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson Premieres Video for ‘We Are the Cowboys,’ Directed By Son Micah Nelson, Just in Time for Father’s Day
June 19, 2020
Willie Nelson Premieres Video for ‘We Are the Cowboys,’ Directed By Son Micah Nelson, Just in Time for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day coming up this weekend, Willie Nelson chose the perfect time to premiere a new music video for a song titled “We Are the Cowboys.” The clip was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Radiohead Gig from Saitama, Japan in 2008 Today 6/18 on YouTube
June 18, 2020
Watch a Radiohead Gig from Saitama, Japan in 2008 Today 6/18 on YouTube

As the band has been doing for most of the past few weeks, Radiohead is dipping into the vault once again for an archival concert stream that will go up on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead Streaming ‘Live in São Paulo, Brazil’ Gig from 2018 on YouTube Thursday 6/11
June 10, 2020
Radiohead Streaming ‘Live in São Paulo, Brazil’ Gig from 2018 on YouTube Thursday 6/11

As the band has been doing for most of the past few weeks, Radiohead will dip into the vault once again tomorrow, Thursday, June 11, for a flash back to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Was Brian Jones Murdered? Director Danny Garcia Discusses New Documentary ‘Rolling Stone: Life and Death of Brian Jones’
June 10, 2020
Was Brian Jones Murdered? Director Danny Garcia Discusses New Documentary ‘Rolling Stone: Life and Death of Brian Jones’

When Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones was found dead in the swimming pool of his UK home July 3, 1969, many believed he had been a victim of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers (and More Acts) Playing Live Sets Within Minecraft is a Perfect Statement About the State of Live Music in the COVID-19 Era
June 8, 2020
Phoebe Bridgers (and More Acts) Playing Live Sets Within Minecraft is a Perfect Statement About the State of Live Music in the COVID-19 Era

Do you play Minecraft? Chances are, you don’t — the massively popular game, which amasses millions of users around the world, skews younger. It’s a huge deal for the younger...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Producer/Songwriter/Musician Rupert Hine: 1947-2020
June 5, 2020
Rest in Peace, Producer/Songwriter/Musician Rupert Hine: 1947-2020

Rupert Hine, the acclaimed English songwriter/producer/music advocate known for his work spanning decades and genres, has passed away at the age of 72. The Ivors Academy, a U.K. composers and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dauzat St. Marie Asks ‘Where Were You?’ Throughout Various Shared Experiences in Earnest New Music Video
June 5, 2020
Dauzat St. Marie Asks ‘Where Were You?’ Throughout Various Shared Experiences in Earnest New Music Video

Dauzat St. Marie, a powerhouse duo featuring Heather St. Marie and guitarist/vocalist Mat Dauzat, both of the Los Angeles band Hydrovibe, recently premiered a new song called “Where Were You?”...

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 | 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 | The Monkees (Micky Dolenz + Mike Nesmith): 2020 Tour Posptoned to 2021, New Live Album ‘The Mike & Micky Show’ Out/Streaming Now
May 27, 2020
The Monkees (Micky Dolenz + Mike Nesmith): 2020 Tour Posptoned to 2021, New Live Album ‘The Mike & Micky Show’ Out/Streaming Now

Earlier this year, the Monkees — Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith — had big plans for a joint tour and a live album, but the tour will not proceed as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Singer/Songwriter Jann Klose Honors Manager Gary Salzman with Isolation Music Video for ‘Pilot Light’
May 15, 2020
Singer/Songwriter Jann Klose Honors Manager Gary Salzman with Isolation Music Video for ‘Pilot Light’

“Pilot Light” is a new song from singer/songwriter Jann Klose, who premiered a very special music video for the track in early May. Filmed in isolation by Klose and his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hollywood Bowl 2020 Season Canceled for First Time in 98 Years Due to COVID-19
May 13, 2020
Hollywood Bowl 2020 Season Canceled for First Time in 98 Years Due to COVID-19

For the first time in almost 100 years, there will be no summer season of concerts at the Hollywood Bowl. On Wednesday, it was officially announced that the scheduled programming...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #StayHomeSweetHome on Friday 5/15 and Watch the Mötley Crüe Biopic ‘The Dirt’ with Mötley Crüe
May 12, 2020
#StayHomeSweetHome on Friday 5/15 and Watch the Mötley Crüe Biopic ‘The Dirt’ with Mötley Crüe

Do you have plans this coming Friday night, May 15? Now you do: Fire up Netflix, specifically the 2019 Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt, and watch along with the band....

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 | Top 11 Songs About Fire
May 12, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Fire

“I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn’t park anywhere near the place.” – Steven Wright  Honorable Mention: “Play With Fire” by the Rolling Stones “Play With...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Annette Walter-Lax on Being with Keith Moon During ‘The Last Four Years’ of the Drummer’s Life
May 12, 2020
Q&A: Annette Walter-Lax on Being with Keith Moon During ‘The Last Four Years’ of the Drummer’s Life

The Who‘s Keith Moon is routinely championed as one of music’s most explosive and creative drummers in rock and roll. His exploits away from the drum kit are legendary, whether...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Della Mae
May 11, 2020
Turn Me On: Della Mae

The Grammy-nominated Americana powerhouse Della Mae have found themselves releasing their fourth album, the staggeringly satisfying Headlight, amidst a global pandemic and the effective caesura of live music. In a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Mother’s Day from Willie Nelson and His Take on Country Classic ‘I’m the Only Hell My Mama Ever Raised’ (Listen)
May 8, 2020
Happy Mother’s Day from Willie Nelson and His Take on Country Classic ‘I’m the Only Hell My Mama Ever Raised’ (Listen)

This one’s for all the mothers. On Friday, Willie Nelson premiered his version of “I’m the Only Hell My Mama Ever Raised,” just in time for Mother’s Day this Sunday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters and Radiohead Replaying Lollapalooza 2011 and Bonnaroo 2006 Performances on YouTube Today 5/7
May 7, 2020
Foo Fighters and Radiohead Replaying Lollapalooza 2011 and Bonnaroo 2006 Performances on YouTube Today 5/7

As raucous and crowd-pleasing as any Foo Fighters concert has always been, the band’s mega-festival headline slots are the stuff of legend — and tonight, you can experience the madness...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Meet the Kids Rock Chorus, an Elementary School Chorus Transforming Classics from Pink Floyd, Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana and More
May 6, 2020
Meet the Kids Rock Chorus, an Elementary School Chorus Transforming Classics from Pink Floyd, Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana and More

Meet the Kids Rock Chorus — public school 4th & 5th graders from East Providence, Rhode Island who join together in song for pretty remarkable vocal performances. This came to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Memorabilia from the Beatles, Prince, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Many More in New Julien’s Auctions ‘Music Icons 2020’ Collection
May 5, 2020
Memorabilia from the Beatles, Prince, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Many More in New Julien’s Auctions ‘Music Icons 2020’ Collection

Next month, Julien’s Auctions will host a special new auction, and the Music Icons 2020 collection is among the most eye-popping you’ll ever hear about. Scheduled for June 19 and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 10th Anniversary to ‘Live at the Troubadour,’ a Historic Live Album from Carole King and James Taylor (Listen)
May 4, 2020
Happy 10th Anniversary to ‘Live at the Troubadour,’ a Historic Live Album from Carole King and James Taylor (Listen)

As far as venerable Southern California music venues are concerned, the Troubadour is among the most highly regarded — and rightly so. Walking through the double-door hallway into the main...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Thank You, Kermit the Frog, for the Calming, Lovely Banjo Performance of ‘Rainbow Connection’ in Isolation
April 30, 2020
Thank You, Kermit the Frog, for the Calming, Lovely Banjo Performance of ‘Rainbow Connection’ in Isolation

Kermit the Frog wants to help. He knows we’re all anxious and caught up in everything right now as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, searching for calm amid the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucinda Williams Returns with Urgent + Earnest New Album ‘Good Souls Better Angels’ (Listen)
April 24, 2020
Lucinda Williams Returns with Urgent + Earnest New Album ‘Good Souls Better Angels’ (Listen)

Lucinda Williams has something to say — and today, the cherished singer/songwriter releases a new album, Good Souls Better Angels. Previewed in recent months with a few tracks, the LP...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Foo Fighters’ ‘Times Like These’ Performed for BBC 1’s Live Lounge — ft. Dua Lipa, Chris Martin, Ellie Goulding, Bastille and More, for COVID-19 Charity
April 23, 2020
Watch the Foo Fighters’ ‘Times Like These’ Performed for BBC 1’s Live Lounge — ft. Dua Lipa, Chris Martin, Ellie Goulding, Bastille and More, for COVID-19 Charity

To cop the hook from “Times Like These,” the smash-hit single from Foo Fighters‘ 2001 album One By One, it’s times like these we learn to love again — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters,’ the First New Album from Fiona Apple Since 2012, Couldn’t Have Come at a More Perfect Time
April 17, 2020
‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters,’ the First New Album from Fiona Apple Since 2012, Couldn’t Have Come at a More Perfect Time

Fetch the Bolt Cutters, the new album from Fiona Apple and her first since 2012’s The Idler Wheel … begins with a song that perfectly captures the allure of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘I Contain Multitudes,’ Another New Song from Bob Dylan
April 17, 2020
Stream ‘I Contain Multitudes,’ Another New Song from Bob Dylan

Today, tomorrow, and yesterday, too/The flowers are dyin’ like all things do, begins Bob Dylan in “I Contain Multitudes,” a surprise new song premiered late Thursday night. The track turned...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Martin Has Been Spending His Isolation Playing Incredibly Soothing Banjo Solos
April 16, 2020
Steve Martin Has Been Spending His Isolation Playing Incredibly Soothing Banjo Solos

You know Steve Martin as a comedy icon, his irreverent standup routines putting him on the map in the 1970s and his Saturday Night Live hosting gigs the stuff of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You’ll Think of Classics from Queen, the Beatles and Ramones Differently After Watching Them Performed by a Zen Buddhist Monk
April 16, 2020
You’ll Think of Classics from Queen, the Beatles and Ramones Differently After Watching Them Performed by a Zen Buddhist Monk

He’s referred to as ‘The chanting, rollerblading monk at the Met’ in a 2007 New York Times profile, and Kazutaka Yamada has a lot to offer in terms of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘At Home with Farm Aid’ 4/11: Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews, Benefiting Family Farmers Affected by COVID-19
April 8, 2020
‘At Home with Farm Aid’ 4/11: Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews, Benefiting Family Farmers Affected by COVID-19

On Saturday, April 11 — this Saturday! — AXS TV will air At Home with Farm Aid, a very special event put on by Willie Nelson and his sons, Lukas...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Country/Folk Legend John Prine: 1946-2020
April 7, 2020
Remembering Country/Folk Legend John Prine: 1946-2020

Legendary country/folk singer/songwriter John Prine has passed away at the age of 73 after a battle with the coronavirus, it was reported on Tuesday. Prine was admitted to the hospital...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Jazz Pianist + Educator Ellis Marsalis Jr. (1934-2020)
April 2, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Jazz Pianist + Educator Ellis Marsalis Jr. (1934-2020)

News came down on Wednesday that noted Jazz pianist and New Orleans icon Ellis Marsalis Jr. had passed away at the age of 85, with the New York Times reporting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Drummer Bill Rieflin (King Crimson, Ministry, R.E.M.): 1960-2020
March 24, 2020
Rest in Peace, Drummer Bill Rieflin (King Crimson, Ministry, R.E.M.): 1960-2020

On Tuesday night, news came down that Bill Rieflin, drummer and multi-instrumentalist known for decades for his work with R.E.M., Ministry and King Crimson, among other acts, had passed away...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Release Date of New Willie Nelson Album ‘First Rose of Spring’ Moved from April 24 to July 3
March 23, 2020
Release Date of New Willie Nelson Album ‘First Rose of Spring’ Moved from April 24 to July 3

The legendary Willie Nelson was supposed to add to his boundless repertoire of music on April 24 — just in time for his 87th birthday five days later — but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Willie Nelson: Stream ‘Our Song,’ Written by Chris Stapleton
March 17, 2020
New from Willie Nelson: Stream ‘Our Song,’ Written by Chris Stapleton

The incomparable Willie Nelson will add to his legacy of music with a new record when he releases First Rose of Spring, his 70th(!) album, on April 24. One of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The Killers: Stream ‘Caution,’ from New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage’
March 12, 2020
New from The Killers: Stream ‘Caution,’ from New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage’

Las Vegas rockers The Killers are back — and on Thursday the celebrated band premiered a new song, “Caution”: The track is taken from the band’s new album, Imploding the...

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 | Family of Neil Peart Planning ‘A Night For Neil — The Neil Peart Memorial Celebration 2020’ Concert Event in May
February 24, 2020
Family of Neil Peart Planning ‘A Night For Neil — The Neil Peart Memorial Celebration 2020’ Concert Event in May

Meridian Centre, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada will be the location of a special concert event paying tribute to late Rush drummer Neil Peart, who passed away in January after a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson Covering Chris Stapleton, Randy Houser, Toby Keith, More on New Album ‘First Rose of Spring’ — His 70th Record (!)
February 21, 2020
Willie Nelson Covering Chris Stapleton, Randy Houser, Toby Keith, More on New Album ‘First Rose of Spring’ — His 70th Record (!)

Willie Nelson just keeps truckin’ — and on April 24, the 86-year-old legend will release his 70th studio album. Yes, that’s right, seventieth. First Rose of Spring was announced on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch an Epic Neil Peart + Rush Drum Tribute Break Out at Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training
February 20, 2020
Watch an Epic Neil Peart + Rush Drum Tribute Break Out at Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training

Spring Training is the time of the year when Major League Baseball teams convene at their spring facilities in Arizona or Florida to prepare for the season ahead — and,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Adron
February 18, 2020
Turn Me On: Adron

Last spring, Rock Cellar interviewed Carsie Blanton about her latest album, Buck Up. Next week, Blanton will kick off her 2020 “World Worth Saving 2020 Tour,” including three upcoming dates...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Weather,’ the New Album from Huey Lewis and the News (Listen)
February 13, 2020
Out Now: ‘Weather,’ the New Album from Huey Lewis and the News (Listen)

It’s been a rough go for Huey Lewis and the News lately. The cherished singer has been sidelined with a debilitating battle with hearing loss that forced the band to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Firefly Music Festival 2020: Billie Eilish, Rage Against the Machine, David Lee Roth Halsey, Blink-182, More Top Lineup
January 28, 2020
Firefly Music Festival 2020: Billie Eilish, Rage Against the Machine, David Lee Roth Halsey, Blink-182, More Top Lineup

More music festivals! It’s the time of year when every festival seems to announce its lineup and details for the months ahead, and Tuesday brought with it news from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Christopher Cross Congratulates Billie Eilish for Tying His Previously Untouchable GRAMMY Awards Record
January 27, 2020
Christopher Cross Congratulates Billie Eilish for Tying His Previously Untouchable GRAMMY Awards Record

Pop superstar Billie Eilish had an amazing night at the GRAMMY Awards this past Sunday. Nominated for six awards, she took home five as a result of the groundbreaking success...

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 | Christopher Cross to Embark on Special Tour to Commemorate 40th Anniversary of His Debut Album
January 14, 2020
Christopher Cross to Embark on Special Tour to Commemorate 40th Anniversary of His Debut Album

In late 1979, a singer/songwriter named Christopher Cross arrived on the music scene with his self-titled debut album … and, to say the least, he was an overnight success. The...

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 | Grand Funk Railroad Announce ‘Some Kind of Wonderful’ 40-Date 2020 Tour
January 14, 2020
Grand Funk Railroad Announce ‘Some Kind of Wonderful’ 40-Date 2020 Tour

2020’s going to be a big year for iconic rock band Grand Funk Railroad — as on Tuesday, the ensemble announced plans for a massive, 40-date Some Kind of Wonderful...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher: New Music, Old Music and Why ‘I’m a Better Front Man in America Than I Am in Europe’
January 14, 2020
Noel Gallagher: New Music, Old Music and Why ‘I’m a Better Front Man in America Than I Am in Europe’

Noel Gallagher is one of the best interviews in rock and roll. In the countless times we’ve met up since he left Oasis, he’s never been less than willing to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seaside Rockin’ with KISS on KISS Kruise IX (Photos/Recap)
January 14, 2020
Seaside Rockin’ with KISS on KISS Kruise IX (Photos/Recap)

Time for another inside look at the KISS Kruise, the annual seaside rock and roll festival thrown by the Hottest Band in the Land … October 30th 10AM Port of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Stephen Stills
January 14, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Stephen Stills

STEPHEN STILLS: BEHIND THE CURTAIN  I do my food shopping at a market called Ralphs. Located at the corner of Ventura Blvd. and Coldwater Canyon, the location makes it a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dimebash 2020: More Details Revealed for Star-Studded Tribute to Dimebag Darrell at OC Observatory 1/16
January 10, 2020
Dimebash 2020: More Details Revealed for Star-Studded Tribute to Dimebag Darrell at OC Observatory 1/16

Next Thursday, January 16 — right as the NAMM Show begins —  big names from the heavy metal community will come together at the Observatory in Santa Ana, California for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Liam Gallagher Tweeted that His Brother Noel Has ‘Begged’ Him to Restart Oasis in 2022
January 8, 2020
Liam Gallagher Tweeted that His Brother Noel Has ‘Begged’ Him to Restart Oasis in 2022

Oasis has been broken up since 2009. More than a decade later, there are still many around the world who would love to see the seminal Britpop band get back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The World is Going ‘Straight to Hell,’ but Ozzy Osbourne Feels Just Fine in His New Music Video (Watch)
January 6, 2020
The World is Going ‘Straight to Hell,’ but Ozzy Osbourne Feels Just Fine in His New Music Video (Watch)

In these tumultuous times, it takes some fortitude to remain strong amid all the chaos — and for decades, Ozzy Osbourne has established himself as an icon of the highest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Young Ozzy Osbourne’s Darkest Days in His New ‘Under the Graveyard’ Video, a Mini-Biopic of Sorts
December 19, 2019
Watch Young Ozzy Osbourne’s Darkest Days in His New ‘Under the Graveyard’ Video, a Mini-Biopic of Sorts

On Thursday, a new music video was premiered for “Under the Graveyard,” the recent single from Ozzy Osbourne — but this isn’t just a regular music video. Directed by noted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth to Join the Final Leg of KISS’ ‘End of the Road’ Tour
December 17, 2019
David Lee Roth to Join the Final Leg of KISS’ ‘End of the Road’ Tour

KISS has a lengthy farewell plan in the form of its End of the Road tour, carrying Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and the Hottest Band in the Land around the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recalling Elvis Presley’s Iconic 1969 Las Vegas Run, 50 Years Later
December 13, 2019
Recalling Elvis Presley’s Iconic 1969 Las Vegas Run, 50 Years Later

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s triumphant 1969 return to live performance with a sold-out engagement at the newly opened International Hotel in Las Vegas. The newly released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Eilish, Van Halen and Why It’s Actually OK for Some Folks to Not Be Familiar with That Thing You Like
December 2, 2019
Billie Eilish, Van Halen and Why It’s Actually OK for Some Folks to Not Be Familiar with That Thing You Like

Do you know who Billie Eilish is? If you don’t, you must do a great job actively ignoring modern music, as the 17-year-old singer has been *everywhere* since the release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Pesci … Still Singing,’ the New Jazz Album from Joe Pesci
December 2, 2019
Stream ‘Pesci … Still Singing,’ the New Jazz Album from Joe Pesci

Legendary actor Joe Pesci is in the news lately for his typically powerful performance in the new Martin Scorsese film The Irishman, which hit Netflix on Nov. 27. Pesci, 76,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Punk Rock + Paintbrushes Holiday Art Show Returning to Los Angeles 12/21
November 19, 2019
Punk Rock + Paintbrushes Holiday Art Show Returning to Los Angeles 12/21

On Dec. 21, the fourth annual Punk Rock + Paintbrushes holiday art show will return to Los Angeles, bringing together figures within the punk rock community as they bond over...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Band’s 50th Anniversary Edition of the Self-Titled 1969 ‘Brown Album’ — Listen
November 15, 2019
Out Now: The Band’s 50th Anniversary Edition of the Self-Titled 1969 ‘Brown Album’ — Listen

In 1969, The Band released a new album — its second, a self-titled affair that acted as the follow-up to Music from Big Pink, which announced the ensemble‘s arrival the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Rembrandts Reconnect ‘Via Satellite,’ Just in Time for the 25th Anniversary of ‘Friends’
November 14, 2019
The Rembrandts Reconnect ‘Via Satellite,’ Just in Time for the 25th Anniversary of ‘Friends’

As a frequent guest on Saturday Night Live in the 1970s, Steve Martin often did a recurring skit with the catchphrase “I’m just a wild and crazy guy.” Danny Wilde,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Garrison Starr
November 14, 2019
Turn Me On: Garrison Starr

Since recording her first album in 1993, Garrison Starr has continued to blend folk-rock, Americana and singer-songwriter influences with incredible deftness and to compelling effect. On Garrison Starr’s forthcoming album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Monkees (Micky Dolenz + Mike Nesmith) Announce ‘An Evening with the Monkees’ Tour, New Live Album
November 12, 2019
The Monkees (Micky Dolenz + Mike Nesmith) Announce ‘An Evening with the Monkees’ Tour, New Live Album

Hope you’re ready for some more fun with the Monkees in 2020, because on Tuesday the legendary band‘s remaining members, Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith, announced plans for a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mick Fleetwood and Friends to Honor Peter Green and Early Fleetwood Mac with Special Concert at the London Palladium 2/25
November 11, 2019
Mick Fleetwood and Friends to Honor Peter Green and Early Fleetwood Mac with Special Concert at the London Palladium 2/25

The music of Fleetwood Mac is among the most cherished of all time, but before the band broke through with Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham, it was an entirely different...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Issued Heartfelt Remembrances of Beatles Photographer Robert Freeman, Who Passed Away
November 8, 2019
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Issued Heartfelt Remembrances of Beatles Photographer Robert Freeman, Who Passed Away

If you’ve seen a Beatles album cover in your life, you’ve likely been viewing the work of photographer Robert Freeman. Among his high-profile work, Freeman’s photography adorned several Beatles records,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Joe Pesci’s Jazzy New Album(!) ‘Still Singing’ with ‘Baby Girl,’ Featuring Maroon 5’s Adam Levine
November 7, 2019
Preview Joe Pesci’s Jazzy New Album(!) ‘Still Singing’ with ‘Baby Girl,’ Featuring Maroon 5’s Adam Levine

On Nov. 27, Martin Scorsese‘s highly anticipated gangster/crime movie The Irishman will premiere on Netflix, bringing legendary actors Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci back to the screen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Netflix’s New ‘Dolly Parton’s Heatstrings’ Series Before it Premieres on Nov. 22
November 6, 2019
Preview Netflix’s New ‘Dolly Parton’s Heatstrings’ Series Before it Premieres on Nov. 22

Dolly Parton is a cultural institution, her songs iconic, her personality cherished and beloved among generations. And on Nov. 22, a special Netflix original series will be premiered that pays...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Caps Off ‘Moving On!’ Tour with an Unforgettable Night at the Hollywood Bowl with Liam Gallagher (Recap)
October 25, 2019
The Who Caps Off ‘Moving On!’ Tour with an Unforgettable Night at the Hollywood Bowl with Liam Gallagher (Recap)

Some concerts stand out from others. The Who at the Hollywood Bowl on Thursday night is one of those. Having never seen the band live, despite seeing plenty of other...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down’ from the Band’s ‘Brown Album’ 50th Anniversary Set Out Nov. 15
October 18, 2019
Hear ‘The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down’ from the Band’s ‘Brown Album’ 50th Anniversary Set Out Nov. 15

On Nov. 15, the Brown Album — otherwise known as the self-titled second album from the Band, will be reissued to commemorate its 50th anniversary. Featuring remastered tunes and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams to Appear on Robbie Williams’ First-Ever Holiday Album ‘The Christmas Present,’ Out Nov. 22
October 18, 2019
Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams to Appear on Robbie Williams’ First-Ever Holiday Album ‘The Christmas Present,’ Out Nov. 22

English pop star Robbie Williams has done quite a bit over the years, amassing international fame first as a member of the boy band Take That before launching a solo...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ Tribute Album Set for Oct. 25 Release, ft. Micky Dolenz, Vanessa Williams, John Secada and More
October 8, 2019
‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ Tribute Album Set for Oct. 25 Release, ft. Micky Dolenz, Vanessa Williams, John Secada and More

Fred Rogers was beloved by millions, his storytelling and gentle presence a familiar comfort on television sets across the country on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which began airing in 1962 and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 50th Anniversary Edition of the Band’s 1969 Self-Titled ‘Brown’ Album Coming in November
September 27, 2019
50th Anniversary Edition of the Band’s 1969 Self-Titled ‘Brown’ Album Coming in November

Sept. 22, 1969 was the date that the Band released its self-titled second record, which would go on to be referred to as The Brown Album, occupying a key space...

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 | Don’t Miss Mary Wilson of the Supremes on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ This Season!
August 29, 2019
Don’t Miss Mary Wilson of the Supremes on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ This Season!

Last week, the official list of participants set to take part in ABC’s Dancing With the Stars this season was unveiled. Among them was none other than legendary singer Mary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blues Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Previews ‘Live at the Sydney Opera House’ Album
August 28, 2019
Blues Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Previews ‘Live at the Sydney Opera House’ Album

Joe Bonamassa is a tireless blues guitar icon, touring the world virtually nonstop all the time — or at least it seems like he’s always on tour, playing to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | If You Liked the 1980s You’ll Enjoy Incubus’ New Song and Music Video, ‘Into the Summer’
August 23, 2019
If You Liked the 1980s You’ll Enjoy Incubus’ New Song and Music Video, ‘Into the Summer’

Incubus premiered a new song titled “Into the Summer” on Friday. Everything about it, from Michael Einziger’s funky guitar lick to Ben Kenney’s slap bass rhythm to Brandon Boyd’s soaring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Neal Schon
August 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Neal Schon

For his latest Behind The Curtain entry, writer Steve rosen recounts a few run-ins with renowned guitarist Neal Schon, of Santana and Journey fame …  It is 1975 and the...

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 | Q&A: The ‘Hard Lessons’ of Rock and Roll with Foo Fighters/Solo Troubadour, Guitarist Chris Shiflett
August 7, 2019
Q&A: The ‘Hard Lessons’ of Rock and Roll with Foo Fighters/Solo Troubadour, Guitarist Chris Shiflett

Being a member of the Foo Fighters, one of the world’s biggest rock bands, helps swing open some pretty wide doors. When he’s not recording and touring the globe, shredding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison: 1931 – 2019
August 6, 2019
Rest in Peace, Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison: 1931 – 2019

Esteemed author, Nobel Prize-winner and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom Toni Morrison has passed away at the age of 88, it was confirmed by her publisher, Knopf, on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Bird and the Bee (and Dave Grohl) Re-Imagine Van Halen’s ‘Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love’ on ‘The Late Late Show’
August 1, 2019
Watch the Bird and the Bee (and Dave Grohl) Re-Imagine Van Halen’s ‘Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love’ on ‘The Late Late Show’

On Friday, the Bird and the Bee — the indie/pop duo featuring multi-instrumentalist/mega-producer Greg Kurstin and Inara George — will release Interpreting the Masters Vol. 2: A Tribute to Van...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Motörhead to Launch Massive Reissue Campaign Spanning Decades
July 24, 2019
Motörhead to Launch Massive Reissue Campaign Spanning Decades

Motörhead‘s legacy is unparalleled, and thanks to a collaboration with BMG the legendary heavy metal band’s catalog will be reinvigorated with a new — and massive — reissue campaign that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Trailer for ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is Here, Finally, and Tom Cruise is Still a Captain
July 18, 2019
The Trailer for ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is Here, Finally, and Tom Cruise is Still a Captain

The world is a much different place in 2019 than it was in 1986, for obvious reasons. Such is the flow of time, etc. And yet, Tom Cruise‘s Peter “Maverick”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney’s Working on a Stage Adaptation of ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ for Launch in ‘Late 2020’
July 18, 2019
Paul McCartney’s Working on a Stage Adaptation of ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ for Launch in ‘Late 2020’

If you thought Sir Paul McCartney would be taking it easy after concluding his Freshen Up U.S. tour last weekend with an amazing show at Dodger Stadium that saw him...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Guitar Tips from Larry Carlton
July 12, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Guitar Tips from Larry Carlton

Larry Carlton walked out onstage at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas on a hot and sticky afternoon on June 6, 2004. Dressed casually and nothing like a rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | There’s a New David Bowie Barbie Doll Just in Time for the 50th Anniversary of ‘Space Oddity’
July 12, 2019
There’s a New David Bowie Barbie Doll Just in Time for the 50th Anniversary of ‘Space Oddity’

The 50th anniversary of David Bowie‘s 1969 single “Space Oddity,” which would put the innovative musician/pop culture icon on the map for good, is here — and so, coincidentally, is...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘This Is The Town: A Tribute to Nilsson (Volume 2)’ LP Coming 6/21  ft. Cheap Trick, Martha Wainwright and More
June 13, 2019
‘This Is The Town: A Tribute to Nilsson (Volume 2)’ LP Coming 6/21 ft. Cheap Trick, Martha Wainwright and More

On June 21, a compilation paying tribute to the musical contributions of the late Harry Nilsson will be released. This Is The Town: A Tribute to Nilsson (Volume 2) (pre-order...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Merry Ellen Kirk
June 13, 2019
Turn Me On: Merry Ellen Kirk

Merry Ellen Kirk’s last two releases, 2015’s We Are the Dreamers and the newly-released We Are the Dreamers (Reprise), are the remarkable bounty of the decade Kirk has spent pursuing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future and His Lifelong Bond with the Guitar (The Interview)
June 13, 2019
Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future and His Lifelong Bond with the Guitar (The Interview)

Slash is probably the last of the guitar heroes of the Golden Age of rock and roll. Following in the footsteps of the rock gods who inspired him — Joe...

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 | Larry ‘Ratso’ Sloman on His New Album and His Time with Bob Dylan’s ‘Rolling Thunder Revue’ Tour
June 11, 2019
Larry ‘Ratso’ Sloman on His New Album and His Time with Bob Dylan’s ‘Rolling Thunder Revue’ Tour

Larry “Ratso” Sloman has been a fixture on the New York City music scene since the 1970s. Along the way he was befriended by Bob Dylan, The Byrds’ Roger McGuinn,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mark Knopfler: North American Tour Starts in August, Bonnie Raitt Added to Madison Square Garden Gig 9/25
May 14, 2019
Mark Knopfler: North American Tour Starts in August, Bonnie Raitt Added to Madison Square Garden Gig 9/25

Dire Straits icon Mark Knopfler has a big North American tour coming up this August in support of his 2018 album, Down the Road Wherever, and on Tuesday he announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Covers of Rockabilly Songs
May 13, 2019
Top 11 Covers of Rockabilly Songs

“That rockabilly sound wasn’t as simple as I thought it was.” –Carl Perkins “Train Kept A-Rollin'” by Johnny Burnette, the Yardbirds and Jeff Beck and Steven Tyler “Train Kept A-Rollin'”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Uriah Heep: Still ‘Living the Dream’ as the ‘Beach Boys of Heavy Metal,’ Touring with Judas Priest (Mick Box Q&A)
May 9, 2019
Uriah Heep: Still ‘Living the Dream’ as the ‘Beach Boys of Heavy Metal,’ Touring with Judas Priest (Mick Box Q&A)

In 2019,  Uriah Heep is celebrating a major milestone, their 50th year as a band. Through innumerable personnel changes, Uriah Heep have managed to thrive, both as force in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus Detail ’20 Years of Make Yourself and Beyond’ Anniversary Tour, Honoring Breakthrough 1999 Album
May 6, 2019
Incubus Detail ’20 Years of Make Yourself and Beyond’ Anniversary Tour, Honoring Breakthrough 1999 Album

Incubus became one of the most successful alt/rock bands of the early 2000s in large part thanks to the effect of 1999’s Make Yourself — and to mark the album’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top to Release ‘Goin’ 50′ Compilation as Part of 50th Anniversary Celebration
May 3, 2019
ZZ Top to Release ‘Goin’ 50′ Compilation as Part of 50th Anniversary Celebration

Rabble-rousing Texas rockers ZZ Top are celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2019, and this week the trio announced a special 50-track compilation due out on August 17. Titled Goin’ 50,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Take a Trip with the Dream Syndicate’s Psychedelic New Album ‘These Times’
May 3, 2019
Out Now: Take a Trip with the Dream Syndicate’s Psychedelic New Album ‘These Times’

Paisley Underground legends the Dream Syndicate returned on Friday with These Times, a new album and their second since reuniting in 2012 nearly three decades since their formation. Pick up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Keeping it Simple with Bernard Fowler About His New Rolling Stones-Inspired Spoken-Word Album ‘Inside Out’
April 19, 2019
Keeping it Simple with Bernard Fowler About His New Rolling Stones-Inspired Spoken-Word Album ‘Inside Out’

Interviewing someone who has spent time inside The Rolling Stones can be a daunting task for a journalist. With the exception of the “core four”, band members are careful about...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Rush Graphic Novel Detailing the Making of ‘A Farewell to Kings’ is Coming
April 17, 2019
A Rush Graphic Novel Detailing the Making of ‘A Farewell to Kings’ is Coming

Rush’s A Farewell to Kings, the Canadian prog/rock band‘s fifth full-length album released in 1977, was a landmark achievement for the iconic group — and its conception is the focus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Sometimes,’ an Anthemic New Song from Alan Parsons Featuring Foreigner’s Lou Gramm on Vocals
April 15, 2019
Hear ‘Sometimes,’ an Anthemic New Song from Alan Parsons Featuring Foreigner’s Lou Gramm on Vocals

On April 26, Alan Parsons will release an anticipated new album, The Secret, which the innovative musician/producer previewed in recent weeks with a pair of pre-release songs. The most recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inside the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ with Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg
April 10, 2019
Inside the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ with Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Some things are worth waiting for.  “The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus” TV special was filmed in December of 1968, but was shelved for decades as folks assumed its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan’s Heaven’s Door Whiskey Distillery Set to Open in 2020 in Nashville
April 9, 2019
Bob Dylan’s Heaven’s Door Whiskey Distillery Set to Open in 2020 in Nashville

In addition to being one of the most cherished and influential songwriters in contemporary music history, Bob Dylan is a big whisky enthusiast. In 2018, Dylan announced plans for his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top Announce 50th Anniversary Tour, Set for the U.S. This Fall; Cheap Trick/Lynyrd Skynyrd Opening
April 8, 2019
ZZ Top Announce 50th Anniversary Tour, Set for the U.S. This Fall; Cheap Trick/Lynyrd Skynyrd Opening

Texas three-piece rock and roll outfit ZZ Top emerged from Houston in 1969 — making 2019 the band’s 50th anniversary. This fall, Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Summer Tour: Yes, Asia (with Steve Howe), John Lodge of the Moody Blues and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy
April 2, 2019
Summer Tour: Yes, Asia (with Steve Howe), John Lodge of the Moody Blues and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy

This summer will be one to cherish for prog-rock fans. On Tuesday, Yes announced the Royal Affair Tour, which will find the iconic band linking up with Asia (with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gifting Suite Highlights from the 2019 Academy Awards
March 28, 2019
Gifting Suite Highlights from the 2019 Academy Awards

A few weeks back, Rock Cellar had the honor of taking part in a gifting suite affiliated with the 91st Academy Awards. There, we came face-to-face with some truly intriguing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Review: Lamb of God’s Mark Morton and Light the Torch (and Moon Tooth) at the Roxy in Hollywood
March 27, 2019
Review: Lamb of God’s Mark Morton and Light the Torch (and Moon Tooth) at the Roxy in Hollywood

On March 1, Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton released Anesthetic, his first foray into solo album territory. Featuring his signature heavy-as-hell guitar tone throughout the record, Morton was aided...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands 2019: Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots Headlining (Full Lineup/Details)
March 26, 2019
Outside Lands 2019: Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots Headlining (Full Lineup/Details)

On Tuesday, the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival announced its lineup and details for its 2019 edition, which will take place August 9-11 at Golden Gate Park in San...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows’ Full-Length Debut, ‘Nothing Happens,’ is Finally Out — and it Was Worth the Wait (Album Review)
March 22, 2019
Wallows’ Full-Length Debut, ‘Nothing Happens,’ is Finally Out — and it Was Worth the Wait (Album Review)

After multiple independent singles, tours, and their 2018 Spring EP the long wait for a full-length album from indie rock trio Wallows is over. Nothing Happens is here and it’s demanding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Motley Crue’s ‘The Dirt’ Soundtrack, with Two More Brand New Songs — Listen
March 22, 2019
Out Now: Motley Crue’s ‘The Dirt’ Soundtrack, with Two More Brand New Songs — Listen

Today, March 22, the official Motley Crue biopic, The Dirt, premieres on Netflix — and in addition to that, which is sure to be a booze-soaked tale of debauchery fitting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Alan Parsons’ New Video for ‘I Can’t Get There From Here,’ Featuring Footage from the Film ‘5-25-77’
March 21, 2019
Watch Alan Parsons’ New Video for ‘I Can’t Get There From Here,’ Featuring Footage from the Film ‘5-25-77’

On April 26, Alan Parsons will release a new studio album titled The Secret, which has been in the works for some time. Parsons recently premiered the song “Miracle,” featuring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Graham Nash to Play ‘Songs for Beginners’ and ‘Wild Tales’ Albums in Full on Select Dates of Fall 2019 Tour
March 15, 2019
Graham Nash to Play ‘Songs for Beginners’ and ‘Wild Tales’ Albums in Full on Select Dates of Fall 2019 Tour

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Graham Nash announced a special tour for Fall 2019 that will find him and his band celebrating two of his most cherished solo albums each night. 1971’s Songs...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Review: By the Time Robbie Williams’ Las Vegas Residency is Finished, He Ought to Finally Have an American Audience
March 12, 2019
Live Review: By the Time Robbie Williams’ Las Vegas Residency is Finished, He Ought to Finally Have an American Audience

This past week, something rare happened: Robbie Williams performed in the United States. Williams, one of the world’s biggest and most successful pop stars for the past 20+ years, hadn’t...

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 | Judah & the Lion Detail ‘Pep Talks’ Tour, with New Album Coming 5/3
March 8, 2019
Judah & the Lion Detail ‘Pep Talks’ Tour, with New Album Coming 5/3

2019 is going to to be a productive, gig-heavy year for Judah & The Lion, as the band announced their Pep Talks Worldwide Tour and other performances earlier this week....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Royalty
March 5, 2019
Top 11 Songs About Royalty

“You know, I do speak the Queens’ English. It’s just the wrong Queens, that’s all. It’s over the 59th Street Bridge. It’s not over the Atlantic Ocean.” – Cyndi Lauper...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Privacy
March 4, 2019
Privacy

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Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Review: Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band at the Forum in Southern California
March 1, 2019
Live Review: Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band at the Forum in Southern California

Celebrating over five decades in music, Detroit rocker and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame icon Bob Seger, backed as always by his Silver Bullet Band, delivered a powerful and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God Guitarist Mark Morton Releases Guest-Heavy (and Riff-Heavy) New Solo LP ‘Anesthetic’ (Listen)
March 1, 2019
Lamb of God Guitarist Mark Morton Releases Guest-Heavy (and Riff-Heavy) New Solo LP ‘Anesthetic’ (Listen)

When you listen to a song by Lamb of God, the Richmond, Virginia-based metal band that’s been around for 25 years, two things are at the forefront: the deep, throaty...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mötley Crüe’s Soundtrack to Their New Netflix Biopic ‘The Dirt’ Features Four New Songs
February 25, 2019
Mötley Crüe’s Soundtrack to Their New Netflix Biopic ‘The Dirt’ Features Four New Songs

Last week, it was announced that The Dirt, a new official biopic on the life, times and debauchery of Mötley Crüe, will premiere on Netflix on March 22. Accompanying that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alan Parsons Premieres ‘Miracle’ (Ft. Jason Mraz), from New Album ‘The Secret’ Out 4/26
February 25, 2019
Alan Parsons Premieres ‘Miracle’ (Ft. Jason Mraz), from New Album ‘The Secret’ Out 4/26

When Rock Cellar’s George A. Paul spoke with the legendary Alan Parsons in August 2018, the focus of the conversation was the 35th anniversary of the Eye in the Sky...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Perform ‘Tiny Dancer’ Together
February 25, 2019
Watch Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Perform ‘Tiny Dancer’ Together

Each Academy Awards weekend, Sir Elton John hosts an exclusive viewing party/fundraiser for his Elton John AIDS Foundation in Hollywood — and Sunday night’s proved quite special indeed. With his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks: New Compilation ‘Stand Back: 1981-2017’ Coming 3/29 to Celebrate Her Second Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
February 22, 2019
Stevie Nicks: New Compilation ‘Stand Back: 1981-2017’ Coming 3/29 to Celebrate Her Second Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

The life and career of Stevie Nicks is almost mythical. From her pre-Fleetwood Mac days and the cherished Buckingham Nicks album recorded before she and Lindsey joined the band, which...

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 | 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 | Wallows Premiere New, The Strokes-Esque Song ‘Scrawny’ Ahead of Anticipated LP and Headlining Tour
February 18, 2019
Wallows Premiere New, The Strokes-Esque Song ‘Scrawny’ Ahead of Anticipated LP and Headlining Tour

Few musical acts out there right now have as much buzz as Wallows. The indie/rock three-piece featuring Dylan Minnette of the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters (also an actor)...

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 | Turn Me On: Circles Around the Sun
December 7, 2018
Turn Me On: Circles Around the Sun

Guitarist Neal Casal and keyboardist Adam MacDougall are best known as indispensable members of the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, an outstanding live band due largely to their ability to seamlessly blend...

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 | Bassist Darryl Jones on Touring Life with the Rolling Stones and Playing with Miles Davis
October 11, 2018
Bassist Darryl Jones on Touring Life with the Rolling Stones and Playing with Miles Davis

It is 10:30 on a Tuesday morning, a morning which can best be described as a “proper” English morning.  You must go to England to really experience a proper English...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cal Jam 18: Foo Fighters and Friends Reinvent the ‘Rock Festival’ with an Unforgettable Day (and Nirvana ‘Reunion’) — Recap/Photos
October 8, 2018
Cal Jam 18: Foo Fighters and Friends Reinvent the ‘Rock Festival’ with an Unforgettable Day (and Nirvana ‘Reunion’) — Recap/Photos

To witness Cal Jam 18 in San Bernardino, Calif., was to experience rock and roll in its purest state in 2018. The Foo Fighters gathered their friends and colleagues at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Brian Whelan
September 24, 2018
Turn Me On: Brian Whelan

Since leaving Dwight Yoakam’s band in 2015, Americana singer/songwriter Brian Whelan and former member of indie rock band The Broken West has continued to tour as a sideman and solo artist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Searching for ‘True Meanings’ with Paul Weller (Album Review/Q&A)
September 11, 2018
Searching for ‘True Meanings’ with Paul Weller (Album Review/Q&A)

Over the past few years, every time I’ve interviewed Paul Weller, the legendary English musician known as the Modfather, he mentioned that he was contemplating releasing an acoustic album. For...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wayne Kramer Looks Back on 50 Years of the MC5 and His Prison Experience
September 11, 2018
Wayne Kramer Looks Back on 50 Years of the MC5 and His Prison Experience

Detroit’s legendary MC5 were probably the first punk rock band — but try to tell the band’s guitarist, Wayne Kramer, that. “I get that. I get the value of that....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Judith Owen
August 28, 2018
Turn Me On: Judith Owen

Judith Owen is equally influenced by the great American songbook, the Laurel Canyon singer-songwriter movement, and a cornucopia of diverse jazz ideas that the Welsh pianist encounters while living in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Opioid Crisis, Clean Living and Three Dog Night: Chuck Negron Q&A
August 3, 2018
The Opioid Crisis, Clean Living and Three Dog Night: Chuck Negron Q&A

In almost any interview with Three Dog Night vocalist Chuck Negron, the conversation inevitably turns to drugs, their abuse, and redemption. Negron famously became a heroin addict at the height...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Vinnie Vincent
July 12, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Vinnie Vincent

Vinnie Vincent is a superhero. Well, in a way. He is part of a great and rare fraternity called the Secret Society of Six-String Supermen or S.S.S.S.S [imagine the sound...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Beck: On Building His First Guitar and Why He’s Not a Fan of Tapping
July 12, 2018
Jeff Beck: On Building His First Guitar and Why He’s Not a Fan of Tapping

Jeff Beck is busy. The man who boasts everyone from Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page to David Gilmour, Joe Perry and Slash amongst his most ardent fans, is slinging his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’
May 11, 2018
Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’

A cinematic quality surrounds several songs on The Last Few Beautiful Days, The Motels’ first new studio release in a decade. Its cover art displays a shuttered Troy, N.Y. movie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KAABOO 2018: Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Katy Perry, Imagine Dragons and More Top Eclectic Lineup
March 22, 2018
KAABOO 2018: Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Katy Perry, Imagine Dragons and More Top Eclectic Lineup

Since its inception a few years ago, KAABOO Del Mar has boasted one of the most far-ranging lineups of the music festival scene. (Read our recap of the 2016 KAABOO...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robert DeLeo on Stone Temple Pilots’ Resilience, New Album and New Singer, Jeff Gutt (The Interview)
March 15, 2018
Robert DeLeo on Stone Temple Pilots’ Resilience, New Album and New Singer, Jeff Gutt (The Interview)

Stone Temple Pilots have been an alternative rock institution for going on 25 years. Their 1992 debut Core celebrated that big anniversary with a reissue package in the fall, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain:  Frustrations and Challenges with Ginger Baker
March 14, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Frustrations and Challenges with Ginger Baker

Sometimes, interviews don’t go well. It’s part of the business, and as rock journalist Steve Rosen can attest in his latest Behind the Curtain entry, it happens.  I’m often asked,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Making of Gregg Allman’s Final Album ‘Southern Blood’ with Don Was, Scott Sharrard and Michael Lehman
February 4, 2018
The Making of Gregg Allman’s Final Album ‘Southern Blood’ with Don Was, Scott Sharrard and Michael Lehman

“I knew going in that he wasn’t going to make it,” Don Was, the producer of Southern Blood, the twice Grammy-nominated final album from Gregg Allman, says of the project....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Glam Rock Songs
January 12, 2018
Top 11 Glam Rock Songs

Top 11 Glam Rock Songs “I was recently looking at an old cover of New Musical Express from 1973. It’s me and Mick Jagger, and he’s just found glam a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Eric Clapton’
December 13, 2017
Rock Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Eric Clapton’

Eric Clapton is one of the most skilled and creative guitarists of his generation. For more than 50 years “Slowhand” has brought his brand of blues and rock to bands...

Rock Cellar Magazine | San Francisco Musicians (Marty Balin, Peter Albin, David Freiberg and David Nelson) Recall Their First Encounters with Jerry Garcia
August 29, 2017
San Francisco Musicians (Marty Balin, Peter Albin, David Freiberg and David Nelson) Recall Their First Encounters with Jerry Garcia

The free-form jams of the Grateful Dead provided the soundtrack for San Francisco’s 1967 Summer of Love. Led by singer, songwriter and guitarist Jerry Garcia, the band regularly performed at...

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 | Top 11 Songs About Booze
July 5, 2017
Top 11 Songs About Booze

“I drink too much. The last time I gave a urine sample it had an olive in it.” – Rodney Dangerfield “The No No Song” by Ringo Starr Singer-songwriter Hoyt...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: ‘Off the Wall’ with Quincy Jones
May 10, 2017
Behind the Curtain: ‘Off the Wall’ with Quincy Jones

Our latest Behind the Curtain finds Steve Rosen discussing his encounters with the great Quincy Jones … A long, long time ago when I was just a little kid rocker,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray Davies and His Version of ‘Americana’ – The Interview
May 10, 2017
Ray Davies and His Version of ‘Americana’ – The Interview

One of the most fascinating things about interviewing Ray Davies is how interested the legendary British songwriter and former frontman of The Kinks is in you. He’ll ask where you...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Janis Joplin’
February 28, 2017
Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Janis Joplin’

Janis Joplin was called “the greatest white urban blues and soul singer of her generation” by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which inducted her in 1995. Joplin’s powerful,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from At the Drive In: Stream 'Incurably Innocent'; New Album 'in • ter a • li • a' Out 5/5
February 22, 2017
New from At the Drive In: Stream 'Incurably Innocent'; New Album 'in • ter a • li • a' Out 5/5

At the Drive In haven’t released a proper album in 17 years, but they’ll continue their resurgence with a new record, in • ter a • li • a, due out on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Everclear Announce 'So Much for the Afterglow' 20th Anniversary Tour with Vertical Horizon and Fastball
February 21, 2017
Everclear Announce 'So Much for the Afterglow' 20th Anniversary Tour with Vertical Horizon and Fastball

Fans of ’90s rock, this one is definitely for you. Everclear‘s 1997 record So Much for the Afterglow was one of the most successful albums of the decade, an era-defining...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from the Shins: Stream 'Mildenhall,' Off the Upcoming Album 'Heartworms' Out 3/10
February 16, 2017
New from the Shins: Stream 'Mildenhall,' Off the Upcoming Album 'Heartworms' Out 3/10

James Mercer is readying another Shins album, as Heartworms will be released on March 10 via Aural Apothecary/Columbia Records. On Thursday, a new song was premiered from the record. Titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Pain Songs
February 13, 2017
Top 11 Pain Songs

Vodka does not ease back pain. But it does get your mind off it. ­– Fuzzy Zoeller   11. “King of Pain” by the Police “I do my best work when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters' Chris Shiflett Readying Solo LP 'West Coast Town' for April Release; Premieres Title Track
February 1, 2017
Foo Fighters' Chris Shiflett Readying Solo LP 'West Coast Town' for April Release; Premieres Title Track

Anybody who knows anything about the Foo Fighters knows this: the individual members don’t shy away from projects outside of their globe-trotting, festival-headlining, million-selling main band. And with the Foos’...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Lonely Boy’ Steve Jones on His New Book, Life with the Sex Pistols, Bob Dylan and More
January 12, 2017
‘Lonely Boy’ Steve Jones on His New Book, Life with the Sex Pistols, Bob Dylan and More

Steve Jones was one of those kids whose high school yearbook entry would have read “Most likely not to succeed.” His life path was an all-too-certain roller coaster ride to the gutter until...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Great Adventures with Ray Manzarek of the Doors
January 12, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Great Adventures with Ray Manzarek of the Doors

January 4, 2017 was christened The Day of the Doors in Venice, California — and surviving members John Densmore and Robby Krieger were on-hand for a fun event streamed live...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from the Shins: Stream 'Name For You,' Off New Album 'Heartworms' Due Out 3/10
January 5, 2017
New from the Shins: Stream 'Name For You,' Off New Album 'Heartworms' Due Out 3/10

James Mercer has found time to return to the Shins, and his revered indie band will release a new album title Heartworms on March 10. It’ll be the fifth studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 'The Day of the Doors' Set for Jan. 4 in Los Angeles, Robby Krieger and John Densmore to Take Part
December 29, 2016
'The Day of the Doors' Set for Jan. 4 in Los Angeles, Robby Krieger and John Densmore to Take Part

On January 4, 1967, Jim Morrison and the Doors announced their arrival with their landmark self-titled debut album. With that classic LP about to celebrate its 50th anniversary, the city...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Billie Joe Armstrong and Green Day Dedicate 'Boulevard of Broken Dreams' Performance to Oakland Fire Victims
December 12, 2016
Watch Billie Joe Armstrong and Green Day Dedicate 'Boulevard of Broken Dreams' Performance to Oakland Fire Victims

Over the weekend, Green Day headlined a night of Live 105’s Not So Silent Night holiday concert at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Front man Billie Joe Armstrong took an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll
December 9, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll

Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards. – Keith Richards Below,  enjoy Frank Mastropolo’s new Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Songs, but note: The absence of Bob Seger’s “Old...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catching Up with Eagles and Poco Co-Founder Randy Meisner (Interview)
November 10, 2016
Catching Up with Eagles and Poco Co-Founder Randy Meisner (Interview)

And now, an archival interview with Randy Meisner, conducted by Ken Sharp a few years ago… Working with the likes of Poco and Rick Nelson’s Stone Canyon Band, Randy Meisner...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rebel Songs
October 7, 2016
Top 11 Rebel Songs

The young always have the same problem – how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rebel Songs
October 7, 2016
Top 11 Rebel Songs

The young always have the same problem – how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another....

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Byrd's Eye View: Roger McGuinn (The Interview)
October 7, 2016
A Byrd's Eye View: Roger McGuinn (The Interview)

“Mudcrutch’s whole approach is like a power band,” Roger McGuinn, the founder of The Byrds, tells me when I catch up with him after seeing him in New York City...

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 | Recap: Guns N' Roses Bring 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour to Dodger Stadium with Marathon Gig
August 19, 2016
Recap: Guns N' Roses Bring 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour to Dodger Stadium with Marathon Gig

Flash back roughly 10 years. Axl Rose was still putting the finishing touches on Chinese Democracy, his infamous in-the-works Guns N’ Roses album that finally saw the light of day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Geezer Songs
August 8, 2016
Top 11 Geezer Songs

    “Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.” – George Burns Let’s get right to our list of Top 11 Geezer Songs. There’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 'Delta Lady' Speaks: Q&A with Rita Coolidge
July 8, 2016
The 'Delta Lady' Speaks: Q&A with Rita Coolidge

Delta Lady: A Memoir is the apt title of Lafayette, Tennessee-born singer Rita Coolidge‘s new autobiography. That classic Leon Russell-penned track and his signature A Song For You were inspired by Coolidge...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Review: Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Rock the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles
July 7, 2016
Review: Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Rock the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles

Below, enjoy a review and selection of photos from Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band’s recent gig at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles – review by Peter Palmiere, and all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Few Questions With…Whitney Way Thore of TLC's 'My Big Fat Beautiful Life'
June 29, 2016
A Few Questions With…Whitney Way Thore of TLC's 'My Big Fat Beautiful Life'

Ever since her ‘Fat Girl Dancing’ video went viral a few years ago, Whitney Way Thore has been everywhere. Her TLC reality show, My Big Fat Fabulous Life just started...

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 | 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 | Carlos Santana – The Interview
March 8, 2016
Carlos Santana – The Interview

Alchemy. It’s that magic, intangible ingredient that determines the creative heights one can achieve in a collaborative process. Over the course of three landmark albums, Santana, Abraxas and Santana III,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: The Challenge of Interviewing Robert Fripp of King Crimson
February 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: The Challenge of Interviewing Robert Fripp of King Crimson

For this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen details the trials and tribulations of interviewing one of rock’s most unique personalities… Robert Fripp conjured music with King Crimson that was strange,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Smiles, Songs and Chats with Stevie Wonder
December 9, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Smiles, Songs and Chats with Stevie Wonder

Though the moment is just a barely discernible blip on my memory radar, I can still faintly remember seeing Stevie Wonder when he was still Little Stevie Wonder. He was...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Steve Vai
July 8, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Steve Vai

I have interviewed Steve Vai probably 10 times over the course of the past 30 years or so. Each and every time he has been nothing less than engaged, bright,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Love Him Two Times: Robby Krieger of the Doors (The Interview)
February 6, 2015
Love Him Two Times: Robby Krieger of the Doors (The Interview)

As songwriter and guitarist for the Doors, Robby Krieger earned his rightful place in rock and roll history. Penning such timeless hits as “Light My Fire,” “Touch Me,” “Love Me...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray & Dave Davies on 50 Years of the Kinks – Reunion or Not, They’re Still Busy (The Interview)
January 9, 2015
Ray & Dave Davies on 50 Years of the Kinks – Reunion or Not, They’re Still Busy (The Interview)

“The thing about The Kinks is that I’m a really big fan,” Ray Davies, the leader of the rock legends and its principal songwriter, told me when I caught up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: On Tour with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
December 10, 2014
Behind the Curtain: On Tour with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

“We’ve gotta thank our audience,” Tom Petty told the crowd in Boise, Idaho on August 5, 2014. “We’ve had quite a long career as far as rock’n’roll bands go. Throughout that long...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ian McLagan: 1945-2014 – In Remembrance
December 5, 2014
Ian McLagan: 1945-2014 – In Remembrance

I first saw Ian McLagan, fittingly seated behind a keyboard, with the Rolling Stones in 1981. There was obviously a lot going on around him – Mick preening, Keith chopping...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Tracking Down Keith Moon
June 6, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Tracking Down Keith Moon

Nothing could have prepared me that day for meeting Keith Moon. His nickname was Moon the Loon and for good reason — Keith John Moon, born on August 23, 1946,...

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 | 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 | Lou Gramm: Juke Box Hero (Interview)
June 4, 2013
Lou Gramm: Juke Box Hero (Interview)

Foreigner, the music biz and his book 'Juke Box Hero: My Five Decades in Rock 'n Roll'

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fix This U.S. Hunger Problem NOW!
April 2, 2013
Fix This U.S. Hunger Problem NOW!

Rock Cellar interviews co-directors Kristi Jacobson & Lori Silverbush about their startling new documentary "A Place at the Table" which suggests we have a serious hunger problem in this country. They give ideas on what we can do to help.

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 9 Lives of Julie ‘Catwoman’ Newmar
March 4, 2013
The 9 Lives of Julie ‘Catwoman’ Newmar

In the 1960s, Julie Newmar epitomized sex appeal, femininity and wit in her portrayal as Catwoman in the popular Batman television series. As Batman’s femme fatale, Catwoman was the perfect...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nfl Picks Sports Handicapping Information For Early Kickoffs
February 27, 2013
Nfl Picks Sports Handicapping Information For Early Kickoffs

men’s hockey jerseys Major League Baseball mlb is consisted of teams your past National League and in the American League. Gano is actually simply 8 of 10 from 20-29 yards,...

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 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 | November/December Album Reviews
December 3, 2012
November/December Album Reviews

November/December Album Reviews Rolling Stones GRRR! In addition to all his great singing and songwriting, showmanship, and jumpin’ jack flash, Mick Jagger was always a businessman. From his student days...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Those Annoying Whole Foods Customers: A Field Guide
November 2, 2012
Those Annoying Whole Foods Customers: A Field Guide

New York City’s small neighborhood groceries of the 1950s, while run by friendly shopkeepers named “Pop,” were cramped affairs with wilted vegetables, bruised fruit and dusty, dented canned foods. Though...

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 | Top 11 Songs About Football
October 1, 2012
Top 11 Songs About Football

Yes it’s that time of year again.  The beer.  The hot and greasy wings.  The hot and greasy tailgating.  And, oh yes, that little bit of pigskin insanity called football....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Martha Davis:  In Total Control
October 1, 2012
Martha Davis: In Total Control

Martha Davis strutted in heels onto the early new-wave scene in the late 1970s as part of The Motels – an intelligent, moody, yet still-catchy pop band. With her dark brunette...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wrestler Chris Jericho Kicks Ass With Fozzy – WWE Will Have to Wait
August 16, 2012
Wrestler Chris Jericho Kicks Ass With Fozzy – WWE Will Have to Wait

Wrestler-turned-metal-singer Chris Jericho, on 10-minute songs, touring, and getting respect from the metal community.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)
August 12, 2012
Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)

During a 2011 appearance at an Occupy L.A. rally Tom Morello – an original member of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave – wore a cap with the logo of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What The Funk?!  Mark Farner’s Excellent Adventure (Interview)
July 17, 2012
What The Funk?! Mark Farner’s Excellent Adventure (Interview)

So much has been written about the life and times of Grand Funk Railroad – the hits and the misses, the legal fights and the mismanagement, the groupies and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Ventura Interview: "The Whole Thing is a Fraud" (And He Doesn’t Mean Wrestling)
July 17, 2012
Jesse Ventura Interview: "The Whole Thing is a Fraud" (And He Doesn’t Mean Wrestling)

In his new book DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans, Jesse Ventura argues in favor of abolishing all political parties within what he calls a corrupt two-party system. From my perspective, I can’t advocate...

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 | 11 New Board Game Movie Suggestions for Hollywood
May 16, 2012
11 New Board Game Movie Suggestions for Hollywood

Farewell, Hollywood. Original, creative storylines, plots, and movie concepts have gone the way of the View-Master – replaced by flashy, style-over-substance monstrosities about CGI transforming-robot battles, cartoonish critters dancing to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella Weekend 1 Highlights – with Pictures & HD Video!
April 17, 2012
Coachella Weekend 1 Highlights – with Pictures & HD Video!

RCM was represented down in Indio for the first of two Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festivals this past weekend. It was a great time, save for the inclement weather...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Donovan is BACK!
April 16, 2012
Donovan is BACK!

Only a handful of individuals in music are known by a single name, and a few are legends. The artist simply known as “Donovan” certainly is one of those. His...

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 | February Album Reviews
February 16, 2012
February Album Reviews

  Paul McCartney – Kisses on the Bottom Kick off your shoes, pour a glass of wine or tea, light a fire. If allowed, the light, romantic mood of Kisses...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Women Who Rock Exhibit
February 16, 2012
Women Who Rock Exhibit

A trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH, is a must at some point for every music lover. For anybody nearby now would be a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Landmarks (In Photographs)
January 12, 2012
Rock and Roll Landmarks (In Photographs)

Here are a handful of the most notable and infamous rock & roll landmarks in the history of the genre – whether they’re still standing, bulldozed, burnt to the ground,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Director Oliver Stone On History.  And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.
January 12, 2012
Director Oliver Stone On History. And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.

photo: ©Taili Song Roth. All Rights Reserved In this candid conversation with Rock Cellar Magazine, Oliver Stone discusses On History, the new book he co-authored with Tariq Ali, the activist/intellectual who...

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

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Amy Winehouse Jane’s Addiction Jimmy Cliff Coldplay Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Soundtrack) Their second collaboration with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors’ John Densmore, Rapper Wil B, Comic Jeff Ross at Occupy L.A. Rally
October 16, 2011
The Doors’ John Densmore, Rapper Wil B, Comic Jeff Ross at Occupy L.A. Rally

A rally emcee called Occupy Wall Street “the spark that ignited the wildfire that is taking over the world now.”  The movement launched by 16 activists in Lower Manhattan is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Anne Does Jane
October 14, 2011
Anne Does Jane

Ann Archer Photo by Michael Devon Anne Archer, who played Michael Douglas’ wife in the 1987 hit Fatal Attraction and Harrison Ford’s wife in 1992’s Patriot Games and 1994’s Clear and Present Danger, is back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Visual Art of 8 More Famous Musicians – Part 2
October 4, 2011
The Visual Art of 8 More Famous Musicians – Part 2

Is it in their DNA? Possibly a “creative genius” gene that science has yet to discover? Or is it an otherwordly gift – one that is physically untraceable? Perhaps it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians
October 4, 2011
The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians

Is it in their DNA? Possibly a “creative genius” gene that science has yet to discover? Or is it an otherwordly gift – one that is physically untraceable? Perhaps it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sinéad O’Connor Wants A Man. We Want That New Record.
September 2, 2011
Sinéad O’Connor Wants A Man. We Want That New Record.

The news this week is all about how Sinéad O’Connor has been trolling the internet in a comical and desperate search for a sexual companion.  Her own website outlines (in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ayn Rand: Like a Zombie, She's Back!
September 2, 2011
Ayn Rand: Like a Zombie, She's Back!

She’s back! Like a laissez faire zombie, 29 years after her death philosopher/ novelist Ayn Rand has risen from the grave. A movie adaptation of Rand’s 1957 tome Atlas Shrugged...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Cornell Releases "The Keeper," Set for New Gerard Butler Film
August 29, 2011
Chris Cornell Releases "The Keeper," Set for New Gerard Butler Film

Soundgarden vocalist/guitarist Chris Cornell has released a new solo recording, The Keeper. Set to be featured in the upcoming Gerard Butler film Machine Gun Preacher, the song calls to mind Cornell’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Did Delaney Bramlett Really Write 'My Sweet Lord' ?
June 3, 2011
Did Delaney Bramlett Really Write 'My Sweet Lord' ?

When George Harrison took the stand in a New York City courtroom in January 1976 to defend himself against charges that he had stolen a good portion of The Chiffons’...