August 18, 2022
New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Watch the “Tippa My Tongue” Video; ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’ 10/14
August 18, 2022
PHOTOS: Rob Zombie & Mudvayne Bring ‘Freaks on Parade’ Tour to Las Vegas
August 18, 2022
GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win a 5-CD/Blu-ray Set of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ 30th Anniversary Edition
August 18, 2022
The London Suede Previews New Album ‘Autofiction’ with 18-Minute Short Film; LP Out 9/16
August 18, 2022
Rhett Miller Shares “Go Through You”; New Solo Album ‘The Misfit’ Out 9/16 (Pre-Order)
August 18, 2022
Preview a New Ronnie James Dio Film, ‘Dio: Dreamers Never Die’: In Theaters 9/28
August 17, 2022
Coldplay’s New Video for “Humankind” Captures the Kaleidoscopic Euphoria of the Band’s Live Experience
August 17, 2022
Todd Rundgren Debuts “Puzzle” ft. Adrian Belew; New Album ‘Space Force’ Out 10/14 (with Many Special Guests)
August 17, 2022
She Wants Revenge Adds Dates to Fall Tour, New Music on the Way
August 17, 2022
Billy Idol Demands “Get Me Out Of My Cage!” on His Roaring New Track — ‘Cage’ EP Coming 9/23 (Pre-Order)
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May 18, 2022
Chris Cornell, Five Years Gone: Remembering the Late, Great Soundgarden/Audioslave Icon
Today, May 18, 2022, marks the five-year anniversary of the untimely 2017 passing of Chris Cornell, powerhouse vocalist/songwriter known for his classic catalog of work with Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple...
December 11, 2020
Out Now: ‘No One Sings Like You Anymore,’ a Collection of Chris Cornell Covers Recorded in 2016
There truly was no one like Chris Cornell, and today, Dec. 11, the family of the late vocalist of Soundgarden and Audioslave releases No One Sings Like You Anymore, a...
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...
July 20, 2020
Family of Chris Cornell Shares Cover of Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Patience’ to Mark His 56th Birthday (Listen)
Today, July 20, would have been the 56th birthday of late Soundgarden and Audioslave vocalist Chris Cornell, who passed away in 2017. To honor the iconic singer and keep his...
May 18, 2020
Chris Cornell, Three Years Gone: Remembering the Late Soundgarden/Audioslave Icon
Note: This piece originally ran in May 2018, one year after the passing of singer Chris Cornell. Can you believe it’s already been three years since Chris Cornell, longtime vocalist...
April 20, 2020
Toni Cornell Covered ‘Hunger Strike’ in Honor of Her Father, Chris Cornell, in His Home Studio
“I love you Daddy, and I hope I do this some justice,” says Toni Cornell, the 15-year-old daughter of late Soundgarden/Audioslave/Temple of the Dog singer Chris Cornell before performing a...
September 20, 2019
Chris Cornell’s Daughter, Toni Cornell, Premieres New Song ‘Far Away Places’ – Produced By Her Father Before His Death
The unexpected passing of Soundgarden and Audioslave vocalist Chris Cornell in May 2017 was a tragic loss for the music community and a harsh reality of the ravages of addiction...
July 2, 2019
Eddie Vedder Performed a Touching Cover of Chris Cornell’s ‘Seasons’ as a Tribute to His Late Friend
Over the weekend, Pearl Jam vocalist Eddie Vedder was playing a solo gig at Düsseldorf’s Mitsubishi Electric Halle, when he decided to do something special. The song “Seasons” was a...
April 18, 2019
New from Brooks Paschal and Surprises: ‘Tell the World,’ Inspired by Chris Cornell’s Passing
Surprises, the new solo project from musician Brook Paschal, was started on the idea of being honest and incorporating his personal experiences. As the May 31 release date for Surprises’...
April 12, 2019
There’s a Petition Going Around to Name the Newly-Photographed Black Hole After Chris Cornell
This week, the science community made a major breakthrough when the very first photograph of a black hole made its debut online. The black hole, which has since been given...
November 16, 2018
The Career Spanning ‘Chris Cornell’ Compilation is a Thorough Celebration of the Late Singer’s Incredible Depth (Listen)
In September, it was announced that a massive self-titled box set was in the works paying tribute to the late Chris Cornell, who passed away in May 2017. Today, that...
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...
July 20, 2022
Chester Bennington of Linkin Park: 5 Years Gone, but Never Forgotten
Five years ago today, July 20, Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington was found dead at the age of just 41 of a suspected suicide. Even this length of time later,...
April 1, 2022
Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers Return Re-Energized on ‘Unlimited Love,’ a Mix of the Familiar and the Fresh
There’s a certain comfort to the Red Hot Chili Peppers sounding like the Red Hot Chili Peppers, which they do throughout Unlimited Love, a sprawling new album released this week...
March 29, 2022
SiriusXM Remembers Taylor Hawkins: Listen to Stories, Music and Memories on Special Tribute Show with Kat Corbett & Mark Hamilton
On Monday, the SiriusXM channel Lithium dedicated a block of hours to Taylor Hawkins, the Foo Fighters’ drummer who shockingly passed away at age 50 in his hotel room in...
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...
October 12, 2021
Tom Morello on His New Album (‘As Much of a Life Raft and an Anti-Depressant as Anything Else),’ Social Media, the Chicago Cubs and More (The Interview)
As the years roll by, Tom Morello rages on — and this week, the guitarist/SiriusXM radio DJ/icon known for his musically rebellious body of work with Rage Against the Machine,...
July 20, 2021
Four Years Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park
The piece below originally ran on July 24, 2017, four days after Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was found dead in his Southern California home of a suspected suicide. In...
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...
December 31, 2020
Watch Guns N’ Roses Cover Soundgarden’s ‘Black Hole Sun’ in Pro-Shot Clip from 2019
For a while now, Guns N’ Roses have been dipping into the vault of the band’s robust recent live catalog for clips as a means of keeping fans entertained. The...
December 2, 2020
Watch Ann Wilson, Metallica, Billy Corgan and More Cover Alice in Chains for Museum of Pop Culture Award Ceremony
On Tuesday night, a number of rock and roll luminaries paid homage to Alice in Chains, the recipients of the Museum of Pop Culture’s Founders Award. The Seattle-based rock/grunge band...
October 1, 2020
Watch Billie Eilish’s New ‘No Time to Die’ Video, the Theme for the New James Bond Film Due in November
Next month, No Time to Die — the newest James Bond film, expected to be the final with Daniel Craig in the starring role — will be released. Its theme...
June 30, 2020
@Nude.Dragons: Kim Thayil, Matt Cameron and Ben Shepherd of Soundgarden Form New Joint Social Media Accounts
Chris Cornell’s death in 2017 forced the end of Soundgarden — and sure enough, two years later the remaining members of the Seattle-based grunge/rock band announced that they would be...
June 26, 2020
Sevendust Premieres Cover of Soundgarden’s ‘The Day I Tried to Live,’ Inspired By ‘Scenes of Societal Changes Around the World’
Sevendust roared back on Friday with a timely new cover of a classic song from Soundgarden and late vocalist Chris Cornell, who passed away in 2017. “The Day I Tried...
June 10, 2020
Q&A: Marc LaBelle of Dirty Honey, the Unsigned Band That Climbed to the Top of the Billboard Rock Charts
There has been a recurring narrative in recent years of emerging bands swooping down to save the soul of rock and roll. All too often, though, many of these bands...
March 27, 2020
A Rejuvenated Pearl Jam Enters its Fourth Decade with the Unexpectedly Dynamic ‘Gigaton’ (Album Review/Listen)
Pearl Jam don’t have anything left to prove. The band released its new studio album, Gigaton, on Friday, and did so with an unassailable spot in music history already cemented....
March 25, 2020
Q&A: System of a Down’s John Dolmayan on His Covers Album and System’s Future (‘It’s Really Stupid That We Haven’t Made An Album’)
John Dolmayan is known as the drummer for System of a Down, the dynamic and irreverent rock/metal act that burst onto the scene in the late 1990s with a truly...
February 13, 2020
Stream ‘No Time to Die,’ the New James Bond Theme Song from Billie Eilish (Recorded with Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr)
Recently, it was revealed that alt/pop phenom Billie Eilish and her producer/collaborator/brother Finneas O’Connell had been tasked with putting together the new James Bond theme song … and on Thursday...
January 27, 2020
GRAMMY Awards Highlights: Tool Dedicates Win to Neil Peart, Other Key Wins and Moments from 2020 Awards Ceremony
On Sunday night, the GRAMMY Awards took place at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The night was conducted under a heavy weight, given the shocking death of Lakers star Kobe...
September 17, 2019
Korn’s New Album ‘The Nothing’ is a Crushing, Emotional Whirlwind of Grief, Despair and Dark, Haunting Musical Catharsis
Music can heal. That’s the story and the line rolled out by innumerable songwriters and artists over the years. The medium allows for the expression of thoughts, sentiments and emotions...
September 12, 2019
Papa Roach’s Music Video for ‘Come Around’ is a Powerful Story of the Incredible Healing Power of Music
Papa Roach premiered a new music video this week — but the clip, for a song called “Come Around,” included in the band‘s 2019 album Who Do You Trust?, is...
May 16, 2019
Soundgarden: Special ‘Live From the Artists Den’ Live Album/Film/Immersive Screenings Announced
On February 17, 2013, revered Seattle grunge/alternative band Soundgarden capped off its tour in support of the album King Animal at the Wiltern in Los Angeles, and the concert was...
March 8, 2019
Soundgarden to Commemorate 35th Anniversary in 2019 with Special Vinyl Releases
2019 marks the 35th anniversary of Soundgarden‘s formation in Seattle, Washington in 1984 — a confluence of events that would set in motion one of the most innovative and powerful...
March 4, 2019
Rest in Peace, Keith Flint of the Prodigy: 1969 – 2019
On Monday morning, it was reported that Keith Flint, longtime vocalist for the English electronic band the Prodigy, had passed away at the age of 49. Liam Howlett, the Prodigy’s...
February 28, 2019
Turning Life-Changing Grief Into Powerful Art: Q and A with Holy Wars’ Kat Leon and Nicolas Perez
Sitting down with Kat Leon and Nicolas Perez of Holy Wars at an upscale cafe in Los Angeles, it’s quite easy to see how willing they are to open up and discuss...
February 26, 2019
Morrison Hotel Gallery’s ‘Grunge: Rise of a Generation’ Photo Exhibit Running Throughout March in LA, NYC and Maui
The “grunge” musical movement of the late 1980s and early to mid 1990s lent itself to some incredibly vibrant and eventually iconic imagery, and throughout the month of March the...
September 11, 2018
Ann Wilson’s Ultimate Musical Tribute to Those ‘Immortal’ Musicians We’ve Lost (Q&A)
Doing a cover song or a full album of covers can be problematic. The unadventurous ones fall in line with minimal reinvention, and are more intent on a straight Xerox...
July 20, 2018
One Year Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park
The piece below originally ran on July 24, 2017, four days after Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was found dead in his Southern California home of a suspected suicide. A...
February 15, 2018
Talking About Kittie’s 20th Anniversary and Upcoming Documentary/Book with Drummer Mercedes Lander
This past January, Rock Cellar attended the 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Also attending this year’s event was Mercedes Lander, co-founder and drummer of the Canadian heavy metal band...
January 12, 2018
Story of the Year on Their Own Terms: ‘Wolves,’ Creative Freedom, and Touring with Linkin Park in 2004
In 2003, St. Louis-based alt/punk band Story of the Year went national thanks to their breakout album, Page Avenue, and its single “Until the Day I Die.” Their profile elevated, they shined on...
July 24, 2017
Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park, and Why His Passing is So Difficult to Process
Back in late 2000 I was browsing a Yahoo! Group for fans of Limp Bizkit. Very much a snapshot of the era, that’s how 15-year-old me decided to spend my...
August 17, 2016
Hear a Previously Unreleased Temple of the Dog Recording Called 'Black Cat'
The recent reunion news from Temple of the Dog — the early ’90s project featuring Soundgarden‘s Chris Cornell and Pearl Jam‘s Jeff Ament, Mike McCready and Stone Gossard (with an...
July 20, 2016
Huge News: Temple of the Dog Announce First-Ever Tour
In a bit of gigantic news for fans of the early ’90s grunge scene, Temple of the Dog announced its first-ever tour on Wednesday. After the death of Mother Love...
June 5, 2015
Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)
Back in 1997, there was simply no escaping Sugar Ray‘s breakout hit “Fly.” Its reggae rhythms, catchy hook and singer Mark McGrath‘s croon resulted in one of the biggest overnight...
April 2, 2013
The Grunge Era, As Told By The Musicians That Defined It (Interview with Author Mark Yarm)
In the years since the so-called “grunge” scene turned bands from and around Seattle into MTV darlings during the early 1990s, countless books examining the phenomenon have been written and...
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...
July 20, 2011
Fictional Bands & Musicians NOT Named Spinal Tap
Ever since Spinal Tap skewered classic rock bands with their excess, egos and miniature Stonehenge stage props back in 1984, many other fictional musicians and bands have popped up in...
January 10, 2020
Heads Up: Pearl Jam Have Begun Teasing Something on Social Media … But What?
2020 could very well be a banner year for veteran rock bands, the sort people refer to as ‘dad rock,’ at least. First, the Foo Fighters are planning something big,...
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...