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Rock Cellar Magazine | Congress Coronavirus Relief Package Allocates $15B to Independent Live Music Venues/Theaters, Incorporating #SaveOurStages Act
December 21, 2020
Congress Coronavirus Relief Package Allocates $15B to Independent Live Music Venues/Theaters, Incorporating #SaveOurStages Act

In news that couldn’t come at a better time for the thousands of independent music venues and theaters forced to shutter for much of 2020, the new bipartisan coronavirus relief...

Rock Cellar Magazine | COVID-19 Vaccines: Should Americans Get Inoculated When/If a Coronavirus Shot is Made Public?
December 1, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccines: Should Americans Get Inoculated When/If a Coronavirus Shot is Made Public?

“I’ve looked at life from both sides nowFrom win and lose and still somehowIt’s life’s illusions I recallI really don’t know life at all”— Joni Mitchell “Both Sides Now” –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Vanilla Ice: ‘I Take Everything Serious with the Coronavirus,’ Promises Social Distancing, Masks at 7/3 Gig in Texas (UPDATE: Show Cancelled)
July 2, 2020
Vanilla Ice: ‘I Take Everything Serious with the Coronavirus,’ Promises Social Distancing, Masks at 7/3 Gig in Texas (UPDATE: Show Cancelled)

UPDATE 7/2: Vanilla Ice has cancelled his scheduled performance on Friday, announcing the news to his fans in a message on Instsagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CCJeT73pZJV/ ———————————– Original post: This Friday night, July...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Let’s Get Through This’ from Joey Sykes (The Babys) is a Catchy, Uplifting Anthem for the Coronavirus Era (Listen)
April 29, 2020
‘Let’s Get Through This’ from Joey Sykes (The Babys) is a Catchy, Uplifting Anthem for the Coronavirus Era (Listen)

We all need a pick-me-up right now. Whether the coronavirus pandemic has hit you hard or not, the vibe surrounding pretty much everything is … uneasy. Concerts and the music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Here’s ‘The Covid Kid,’ a Coronavirus Song in the Style of Steely Dan — from Steve Porcaro, David Kamp, Marc Bonilla, Billy Sherwood and More, for MusiCares
April 29, 2020
Here’s ‘The Covid Kid,’ a Coronavirus Song in the Style of Steely Dan — from Steve Porcaro, David Kamp, Marc Bonilla, Billy Sherwood and More, for MusiCares

There’s a time and place for levity among the harsh realities of a global pandemic, and it inspired particularly entertaining bit of music from Steve Porcaro of Toto (among many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Psychedelic Furs Album ‘Made of Rain’ (First Since 1991) Delayed to July 31 Because of Coronavirus
April 6, 2020
New Psychedelic Furs Album ‘Made of Rain’ (First Since 1991) Delayed to July 31 Because of Coronavirus

The uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic has made many musical acts delay the release of upcoming albums — and the latest to make such a decision is the Psychedelic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Duran Duran’s John Taylor Recovering After Bout with Coronavirus, an Experience That Felt Like a ‘Turbo-Charged Flu’
April 6, 2020
Duran Duran’s John Taylor Recovering After Bout with Coronavirus, an Experience That Felt Like a ‘Turbo-Charged Flu’

Over the weekend, Duran Duran bassist John Taylor used the band’s social media pages to issue an update to fans — announcing that he had recently mounted a battle against...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Christopher Cross Announces He Has Tested Positive for Coronavirus, ‘Possibly the Worst Illness I’ve Ever Had’
April 3, 2020
Christopher Cross Announces He Has Tested Positive for Coronavirus, ‘Possibly the Worst Illness I’ve Ever Had’

Iconic singer/songwriter Christopher Cross is among the latest to go public with a positive diagnosis of COVID-19, as he alerted fans to his battle with coronavirus in a message posted...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Songwriter) Dies at 52 Due to Coronavirus Complications
April 1, 2020
Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Songwriter) Dies at 52 Due to Coronavirus Complications

Adam Schlesinger, the acclaimed, Grammy-winning musician/songwriter known for his work with Fountains of Wayne and as part of the songwriting team behind the CW television series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, has died...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Jazz Trumpeter Wallace Roney (1960-2020), Who Has Passed Away Due to Coronavirus Complications
March 31, 2020
Rest in Peace, Jazz Trumpeter Wallace Roney (1960-2020), Who Has Passed Away Due to Coronavirus Complications

Sad news from the jazz world on Tuesday, as renowned trumpeter Wallace Roney has passed away at the age of 59 from complications from COVID-19. Roney had been admitted to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Songwriter) Hospitalized Due to Coronavirus
March 31, 2020
Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Songwriter) Hospitalized Due to Coronavirus

Adam Schlesinger, renowned songwriter/musician known for his work with power pop/rock band Fountains of Wayne as well as being a principal member of the songwriting team behind the quirky music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Update: John Prine Upgraded to Stable Condition in Coronavirus Battle, Wife Fiona Says
March 30, 2020
Update: John Prine Upgraded to Stable Condition in Coronavirus Battle, Wife Fiona Says

This past weekend brought the news that country/folk legend John Prine was in critical condition in the hospital after displaying symptoms of COVID-19, a development that came after his wife,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar & the Circle Jammed Out a New Song, ‘Funky Feng Shui,’ While on Coronavirus Isolation
March 30, 2020
Sammy Hagar & the Circle Jammed Out a New Song, ‘Funky Feng Shui,’ While on Coronavirus Isolation

When the going gets tough, the tough records a new song via mobile devices while self-isolating from each other. That’s the mantra of Sammy Hagar & the Circle, as the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson Explains Why ‘The Weight’ Feels Like ‘Good Medicine’ in the Age of Coronavirus
March 30, 2020
Robbie Robertson Explains Why ‘The Weight’ Feels Like ‘Good Medicine’ in the Age of Coronavirus

Back in September, a star-studded cover of “The Weight,” the iconic song made famous by the Band decades, ago, was released as part of the Playing for Change campaign, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Waters Postpones North American ‘This Is Not A Drill’ Tour to 2021 Due to Coronavirus
March 27, 2020
Roger Waters Postpones North American ‘This Is Not A Drill’ Tour to 2021 Due to Coronavirus

Roger Waters was to embark on his ambitious This Is Not A Drill tour this July across North America, but the Pink Floyd icon has been forced to postpone the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rammstein Vocalist Till Lindemann Does *Not* Have Coronavirus, Despite Initial Reports
March 27, 2020
Rammstein Vocalist Till Lindemann Does *Not* Have Coronavirus, Despite Initial Reports

Note: The story below regarding Rammstein vocalist Till Lindemann made the rounds on Friday 3/27, but the band issued a statement hours later confirming that Lindemann tested negative for coronavirus...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eagles Reschedule 2020 ‘Hotel California’ Tour Dates to the Fall Due to Coronavirus
March 26, 2020
Eagles Reschedule 2020 ‘Hotel California’ Tour Dates to the Fall Due to Coronavirus

Eagles were supposed to play a series of special concerts this spring to commemorate the legendary Hotel California album — but the coronavirus pandemic has forced the iconic band to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sir Patrick Stewart is Reading One Shakespeare Sonnet a Day to Help Calm the Madness of Coronavirus
March 25, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is Reading One Shakespeare Sonnet a Day to Help Calm the Madness of Coronavirus

If you haven’t yet followed Sir Patrick Stewart on social media, let this be your wake-up call. For much of this week, with the world coming to grips with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jackson Browne Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Premieres New Song ‘A Little Soon to Say’
March 24, 2020
Jackson Browne Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Premieres New Song ‘A Little Soon to Say’

In a chat with Rolling Stone that was published Tuesday night, iconic singer/songwriter Jackson Browne revealed that he has tested positive for coronavirus. Thankfully for Browne, his symptoms don’t appear...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Painting, Drawing, Feeling Musically Inspired by Harry Styles While At Home Due to Coronavirus
March 24, 2020
Stevie Nicks Painting, Drawing, Feeling Musically Inspired by Harry Styles While At Home Due to Coronavirus

Being driven indoors and out of routine can have some interesting effects on musicians and creators — and it seems to have given Stevie Nicks a pronounced creative streak. In...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Recorded a Cover of Tommy James & the Shondells’ ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ While in Coronavirus Quarantine
March 24, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Recorded a Cover of Tommy James & the Shondells’ ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ While in Coronavirus Quarantine

Self-isolation and social distancing are putting a strain on all of us. The guidelines put in place as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent shelter-in-place or safer-at-home designations...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Issues Heartfelt Message to Fans Regarding Coronavirus, Show Cancellations
March 23, 2020
Metallica Issues Heartfelt Message to Fans Regarding Coronavirus, Show Cancellations

Everything is being postponed or canceled these days, as the coronavirus pandemic‘s stronghold on our collective way of living remains in upheaval — and on Monday, Metallica sent out a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gibson Halts U.S. Operations Due to Coronavirus, Provides Financial Relief to U.S.-Based Workers
March 23, 2020
Gibson Halts U.S. Operations Due to Coronavirus, Provides Financial Relief to U.S.-Based Workers

As a result of the restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, Gibson has had to halt activity in its manufacturing facilities in the United States, the company...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stuck Indoors Due to Coronavirus, These America Fans Turned ‘A Horse With No Name’ Into a Funny Video
March 23, 2020
Stuck Indoors Due to Coronavirus, These America Fans Turned ‘A Horse With No Name’ Into a Funny Video

We’re seeing all kinds of creativity lately, with nearly all of us stuck at home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent social distancing, shelter-in-place or safe-at-home ordinances...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Diamond Changed ‘Sweet Caroline’ Into a Coronavirus Hand-Washing PSA (‘Hands … Washing Hands …’)
March 22, 2020
Neil Diamond Changed ‘Sweet Caroline’ Into a Coronavirus Hand-Washing PSA (‘Hands … Washing Hands …’)

“Sweet Caroline” is an undisputed classic. Its refrain is chanted at sporting events around the world, the Neil Diamond signature anthem having become an enduring part of the cultural experience....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Liam Gallagher Turns Oasis Classics Into Coronavirus Hand-Washing Anthems (“Champagne Soapernova,” Anybody?)
March 21, 2020
Liam Gallagher Turns Oasis Classics Into Coronavirus Hand-Washing Anthems (“Champagne Soapernova,” Anybody?)

Free time is a dangerous thing — and while we’re all stuck at home due to the coronavirus pandemic forcing millions to stay ever-conscious of cleanliness and personal hygiene, it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | There’s a ‘Now That’s What I Call Coronavirus!’ Meme Video Making the Rounds
March 20, 2020
There’s a ‘Now That’s What I Call Coronavirus!’ Meme Video Making the Rounds

With a sudden wealth of free time on all of our schedules right now as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent quarantine/shelter-in-place ordinances put in place in major...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Megadeth’s David Ellefson, Heavy Metal Friends Offering #SchoolsOut Virtual Music Lessons to Students Displaced by Coronavirus Pandemic
March 20, 2020
Megadeth’s David Ellefson, Heavy Metal Friends Offering #SchoolsOut Virtual Music Lessons to Students Displaced by Coronavirus Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, musicians are getting creative as a means of helping keep music alive despite everybody more or less being relegated to whatever they can do in their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bandcamp Waives Its Cut of Artist Sales Until Midnight Tonight (3/20) to Help During Coronavirus Pandemic
March 20, 2020
Bandcamp Waives Its Cut of Artist Sales Until Midnight Tonight (3/20) to Help During Coronavirus Pandemic

With the coronavirus pandemic having wreaked major havoc in our society, it’s taken an especially tough toll on musical acts who rely on touring and merchandise sales to survive the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Simon Pegg & Nick Frost Recreated an Iconic ‘Shaun of the Dead’ Scene as a Coronavirus/Social Distancing PSA
March 19, 2020
Simon Pegg & Nick Frost Recreated an Iconic ‘Shaun of the Dead’ Scene as a Coronavirus/Social Distancing PSA

If you have a platform, use it for good. That’s what some cultural icons have been doing this week, in light of the coronavirus pandemic and the limitations and restrictions...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #JohnLennon Trended on Twitter As Gal Gadot and Other A-List Celebrities Sang ‘Imagine’ on Instagram During the Coronavirus Crisis
March 19, 2020
#JohnLennon Trended on Twitter As Gal Gadot and Other A-List Celebrities Sang ‘Imagine’ on Instagram During the Coronavirus Crisis

Thursday morning brought with it a bit of music amid the madness caused by the coronavirus pandemic and the global concern it’s presented — concern that has halted our collective...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper on Coronavirus Pandemic: ‘We’re All in this Together,’ Urges Music Fans to Support Younger, Newer Bands Hit Hard By the Crisis
March 19, 2020
Alice Cooper on Coronavirus Pandemic: ‘We’re All in this Together,’ Urges Music Fans to Support Younger, Newer Bands Hit Hard By the Crisis

The world is facing a crisis of a level it hasn’t seen in a great while, the coronavirus pandemic effectively having shut down everybody’s normal way of life. Concerts are...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonaroo Postponed to September, New Orleans Jazz Fest to the Fall Due to Coronavirus
March 18, 2020
Bonaroo Postponed to September, New Orleans Jazz Fest to the Fall Due to Coronavirus

Among the latest sacrifices made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic is the 2020 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, which was to take place in Tennessee in June but has now...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Stipe Sings R.E.M.’s ‘It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’ in 4-Step Coronavirus PSA
March 18, 2020
Michael Stipe Sings R.E.M.’s ‘It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’ in 4-Step Coronavirus PSA

As the world screeches to a halt over the coronavirus pandemic, a song re-entered the music charts this week: R.E.M.‘s 1987 classic “It’s The End of the World As We...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bono Wrote & Performed a New Song for Caregivers Helping Those Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic
March 18, 2020
Bono Wrote & Performed a New Song for Caregivers Helping Those Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic

Musicians and creators are getting … well, creative when it comes to keeping music alive during the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Tours may be canceled, gatherings of people may...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Postpone U.S. ‘No Filter’ Tour Dates Due to Coronavirus
March 17, 2020
Rolling Stones Postpone U.S. ‘No Filter’ Tour Dates Due to Coronavirus

It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise anymore to see an anticipated tour postponed or canceled as a result of global concern over the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s still...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coldplay’s Chris Martin Livestreamed an Intimate Performance on Instagram Because of the Coronavirus
March 17, 2020
Coldplay’s Chris Martin Livestreamed an Intimate Performance on Instagram Because of the Coronavirus

Being stuck inside is no fun. We’re being told to socially distance ourselves from loved ones and friends as the planet comes to grips with the realities of the coronavirus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) to Livestream Daily Acoustic Performances from His Studio Due to Coronavirus
March 17, 2020
Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) to Livestream Daily Acoustic Performances from His Studio Due to Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has driven everybody indoors — tours are canceled or postponed, businesses (temporarily) shuttered, bars/restaurants closed — so some musicians are taking it upon themselves to keep the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch #DontBeASpreader, a Coronavirus PSA from Mel Brooks + Son, Max Brooks
March 16, 2020
Watch #DontBeASpreader, a Coronavirus PSA from Mel Brooks + Son, Max Brooks

The world’s attention surrounds the coronavirus pandemic. Tours are canceled, supermarkets are packed (and, likely, ransacked), tensions are high, and … couches are filled. We’re being told to stay home if necessary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Code Orange, Dropkick Murphys Live-Stream Concerts During Coronavirus Lockdown — More of This, Please!
March 16, 2020
Code Orange, Dropkick Murphys Live-Stream Concerts During Coronavirus Lockdown — More of This, Please!

Something pretty amazing happened this past weekend. On Friday, Pittsburgh-based metal/experimental band Code Orange released a new record, Underneath. The band was set to play a hometown show/record release party...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Please Follow the Beatles’ Example for Social Distancing During the Coronavirus Pandemic
March 16, 2020
Please Follow the Beatles’ Example for Social Distancing During the Coronavirus Pandemic

It’s on everybody’s mind right now, the news cycle twisting and turning and updating every few minutes: the coronavirus pandemic and, more directly, what we can all do to mitigate risk....

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Foo Fighters’ Tour Was Postponed Due to Coronavirus, But Dave Grohl Broke the News in Amusing Fashion
March 16, 2020
The Foo Fighters’ Tour Was Postponed Due to Coronavirus, But Dave Grohl Broke the News in Amusing Fashion

Very little holds the Foo Fighters back from playing their no-frills rock and roll gigs … but we live in confusing, ever-changing times, and with massive global concern over the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Postpones 2020 Induction Ceremony Due to Coronavirus
March 12, 2020
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Postpones 2020 Induction Ceremony Due to Coronavirus

Add the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to the ever-growing list of things being canceled or postponed due to concerns about the coronavirus, as on Thursday it was announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Pauses All Domestic/International Tours, Broadway Shuts Down Because of Coronavirus
March 12, 2020
Live Nation Pauses All Domestic/International Tours, Broadway Shuts Down Because of Coronavirus

Things have escalated so quickly this week in response to growing global concern over coronavirus that Live Nation Entertainment has decided to pause all tours for the time being —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir & Wolf Bros. Reschedule Tour to October Due to Coronavirus Concerns
March 12, 2020
Bob Weir & Wolf Bros. Reschedule Tour to October Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Bob Weir & Wolf Bros., the touring ensemble led by the Grateful Dead legend and featuring Don Was and drummer Jay Lane, have postponed their upcoming headline tour dates, another...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Issue Statement After Postponing UK/Ireland Tour Due to Coronavirus
March 12, 2020
The Who Issue Statement After Postponing UK/Ireland Tour Due to Coronavirus

Another major tour was derailed due to concern over the coronavirus, as on Thursday morning the Who announced that the upcoming UK/Ireland tour was being halted under an abundance of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coronavirus: Tom Hanks + Rita Wilson Test Positive; Celine Dion Postpones Shows Over Common Cold
March 12, 2020
Coronavirus: Tom Hanks + Rita Wilson Test Positive; Celine Dion Postpones Shows Over Common Cold

The world is on heightened alert regarding the coronavirus, with anxiety hitting a high mark this week as President Trump addressed the nation on Wednesday evening. That same evening, actor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals Officially Postponed Due to Coronavirus, New Dates in October 2020
March 10, 2020
Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals Officially Postponed Due to Coronavirus, New Dates in October 2020

UPDATE: The 2020 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach Festival have been postponed until October. A message from Goldenvoice came through on Tuesday afternoon: At the direction of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana Scraps European Tour Dates Due to Public Health Concerns Regarding Coronavirus
March 10, 2020
Carlos Santana Scraps European Tour Dates Due to Public Health Concerns Regarding Coronavirus

In late October, Carlos Santana announced a big 2020 tour that would be taking him to various locations in Europe — but now, in light of rising concerns over the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Postpones First Leg of ‘Gigaton’ Tour Due to Coronavirus
March 10, 2020
Pearl Jam Postpones First Leg of ‘Gigaton’ Tour Due to Coronavirus

The growing global concern over the spread of the coronavirus has prompted several big announcements in the music scene this week already — and on Monday night, Pearl Jam postponed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | South By Southwest (SXSW) Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns
March 6, 2020
South By Southwest (SXSW) Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Ongoing fears and concern regarding the spread of the coronavirus has prompted the city of Austin, Texas to cancel this year’s South By Southwest conference, the annual meet-up of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coronavirus Concerns Force Cancellation of Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, Tour Postponements from Slipknot, Whitesnake
March 5, 2020
Coronavirus Concerns Force Cancellation of Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, Tour Postponements from Slipknot, Whitesnake

The coronavirus has everybody on high alert these days, and fears of the affliction prompted a major music festival cancellation this week when it was announced that the Ultra Music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day, BTS, New Order Postpone Tour Dates in Asia Over Coronavirus Concerns
February 28, 2020
Green Day, BTS, New Order Postpone Tour Dates in Asia Over Coronavirus Concerns

Green Day posted a message on social media late Thursday night announcing that the band has decided to postpone upcoming tour dates in Asia due to concerns related to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth Debuts Van Halen Tribute Song, “Nothing Could Have Stopped Us Back Then Anyway”
July 29, 2022
David Lee Roth Debuts Van Halen Tribute Song, “Nothing Could Have Stopped Us Back Then Anyway”

Longtime Van Halen vocalist David Lee Roth has shared another new solo recording, and this latest one is a nostalgic look back at the good times he had over the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New David Lee Roth: Stream His New Solo Song, “Pointing at the Moon”
July 11, 2022
New David Lee Roth: Stream His New Solo Song, “Pointing at the Moon”

“Pointing at the Moon” is a new song from longtime Van Halen vocalist David Lee Roth. A sparse, intimate composition pairing “Diamond Dave” with an acoustic guitar and piano progression,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Waters Adds Dates to North American ‘This Is Not A Drill’ Tour, Starting in July
March 17, 2022
Roger Waters Adds Dates to North American ‘This Is Not A Drill’ Tour, Starting in July

This summer, Pink Floyd icon Roger Waters will get back out on the road in North America on his This Is Not A Drill tour, a new edition of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Recap: The Smile (Radiohead’s Thom Yorke/Jonny Greenwood & Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner) Introduce Themselves with Three Live Gigs in 12 Hours
February 2, 2022
Live Recap: The Smile (Radiohead’s Thom Yorke/Jonny Greenwood & Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner) Introduce Themselves with Three Live Gigs in 12 Hours

The Smile at Magazine, London January 29 and 30, 2022 — reviewed by Emily Herring At the end of January, Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood launched their new band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth’s Las Vegas “Retirement” Residency Has Been Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns
January 4, 2022
David Lee Roth’s Las Vegas “Retirement” Residency Has Been Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns

David Lee Roth was to kick off a run of “retirement party” concerts at the House of Blues Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve, but after that send-off to 2020...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Year’s Eve 2022: Which Music Specials/Live Streams to Watch from Home (Instead of Going to a Crowded Party)
December 30, 2021
New Year’s Eve 2022: Which Music Specials/Live Streams to Watch from Home (Instead of Going to a Crowded Party)

As much as we’d all love to head to a packed-to-the-gills New Year’s Eve party this coming Friday night, Dec. 31, it’s probably not in our best interest, what with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Pumas Back the Hype with Triumphant Concert at the YouTube Theater in LA (Watch in Full via Live Stream)
December 20, 2021
Black Pumas Back the Hype with Triumphant Concert at the YouTube Theater in LA (Watch in Full via Live Stream)

Black Pumas brought their incredible live show to the YouTube Theater in LA, reinforcing the massive hype the band has received over the past year.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam: Rescheduled 2020 North American Tour to Resume in May 2022, Dates Forthcoming
November 16, 2021
Pearl Jam: Rescheduled 2020 North American Tour to Resume in May 2022, Dates Forthcoming

Back in the spring of 2020, right as the COVID-19 pandemic was making itself known and it was becoming apparent that things were going to change for the foreseeable future,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Bridges Says His Lymphoma is in Remission, ‘But COVID Kicked My Ass’
September 13, 2021
Jeff Bridges Says His Lymphoma is in Remission, ‘But COVID Kicked My Ass’

Beloved actor/musician/activist Jeff Bridges is seemingly out of the woods as far as his lymphoma treatments are concerned, but he issued an update on Monday afternoon that detailed another wrinkle...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot’s Corey Taylor “Out of the Woods” After Testing Positive for COVID-19, Urges Vaccinations
August 23, 2021
Slipknot’s Corey Taylor “Out of the Woods” After Testing Positive for COVID-19, Urges Vaccinations

Over the weekend, Slipknot/Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and would be unable to make a planned visit at a pop culture convention...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Drummer Pete Parada Leaves Band, Cites His Unvaccinated Status as Reasoning Behind Split
August 4, 2021
The Offspring Drummer Pete Parada Leaves Band, Cites His Unvaccinated Status as Reasoning Behind Split

In a post on Instagram on Tuesday, drummer Pete Parada of Southern California punk veterans The Offspring revealed that he will not be accompanying the band on its upcoming tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Announce Rescheduled ‘No Filter’ U.S. Tour Dates — Starting 9/26
July 22, 2021
Rolling Stones Announce Rescheduled ‘No Filter’ U.S. Tour Dates — Starting 9/26

The COVID-19 pandemic forced The Rolling Stones to scrap their planned May 2020 No Filter tour dates in the United States — but now with things starting to reopen on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Colin Young Shares “America the Beautiful” Music Video for July 4th Weekend
July 2, 2021
Jesse Colin Young Shares “America the Beautiful” Music Video for July 4th Weekend

This coming Sunday, July 4, marks Independence Day in the United States, and singer/songwriter Jesse Colin Young (of the Youngbloods and his own solo career) is marking the occasion with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eagles Add Dates to ‘Hotel California’ Anniversary Tour; Now Starting in August 2021
June 7, 2021
Eagles Add Dates to ‘Hotel California’ Anniversary Tour; Now Starting in August 2021

After previously rescheduling their planned Spring 2020 Hotel California tour dates to the fall, Eagles (Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, with Deacon Frey and Vince Gill) have pushed the entire tour until the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | America (ft. Co-Founders Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell) to Resume 50th Anniversary Tour in August
May 27, 2021
America (ft. Co-Founders Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell) to Resume 50th Anniversary Tour in August

America co-founders Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell are looking forward to getting back on the road beginning in August, resuming their 50th anniversary festivities that were interrupted back in March...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday to Stevie Nicks — and a Plea for the ‘Buckingham Nicks’ Album to Finally Be Reissued
May 26, 2021
Happy Birthday to Stevie Nicks — and a Plea for the ‘Buckingham Nicks’ Album to Finally Be Reissued

Note: A version of this post originally ran in May 2020 in honor of Stevie Nicks and her birthday — but it’s still relevant, as the Buckingham/Nicks album has yet...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rammstein Reschedules First-Ever North American Stadium Tour to 2022, Adds Dates
May 24, 2021
Rammstein Reschedules First-Ever North American Stadium Tour to 2022, Adds Dates

Rammstein was supposed to head out on its first-ever stadium tour of North America in 2020, only to see the COVID-19 pandemic force the German industrial/metal band to postpone the trek. After rescheduling the tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Genesis Announces North American Dates for ‘The Last Domino?’ Reunion Tour; 14 Shows Nov. – Dec. 2021
April 29, 2021
Genesis Announces North American Dates for ‘The Last Domino?’ Reunion Tour; 14 Shows Nov. – Dec. 2021

Back in early March 2020, before the COVID-19 pandemic began its stranglehold over everything, Genesis announced something fans of the legendary band had anticipated for a while: a reunion tour called The Last Domino?, which was followed up with a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Hollywood Bowl Announces a Mid-Summer Reopening After Canceling 2020 Season Due to COVID-19
April 9, 2021
The Hollywood Bowl Announces a Mid-Summer Reopening After Canceling 2020 Season Due to COVID-19

2020 was tough on music venues the world over, but light is appearing at the end of the tunnel regarding a proposed reopening plan — and on Friday, one of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Attention: Mick Jagger Introduced the World to His New Friend, an Adorably Camera-Shy Black Cat Named Nero
March 24, 2021
Attention: Mick Jagger Introduced the World to His New Friend, an Adorably Camera-Shy Black Cat Named Nero

At 77 years old, Mick Jagger is many things: Front man of one of the most important musical groups to ever exist and an enduring icon of the utmost degree,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/27 on CBS/CBSN: Watch ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief
March 23, 2021
Sat. 3/27 on CBS/CBSN: Watch ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief

This coming Saturday, March 27, Rock Cellar Productions, in association with the Get Together Foundation, will present All Together Now — LA2, a Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief. The show,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Paul Stanley of KISS Flexes His Musical Muscle with ‘Now and Then’ Album (Listen)
March 18, 2021
Out Now: Paul Stanley of KISS Flexes His Musical Muscle with ‘Now and Then’ Album (Listen)

KISS legend Paul Stanley wants to make one thing abundantly clear with his new album as Paul Stanley’s Soul Station, Now and Then, in which he and an accomplished ensemble...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young
March 18, 2021
Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young

This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and telethon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Moving from October 2021 to April 2022, Per ‘Variety’ Report
March 18, 2021
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Moving from October 2021 to April 2022, Per ‘Variety’ Report

After a 2020 that came with delays and cancellations — and the various headaches associated with refunds and those who had already purchased tickets — organizers of the Coachella Valley...

Rock Cellar Magazine | St. Patrick’s Day Live Streams to Watch: Bob Weir, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, U2
March 17, 2021
St. Patrick’s Day Live Streams to Watch: Bob Weir, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, U2

It’s March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day, otherwise known as the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, a day commonly known to the masses (at least...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/20: Rock Cellar & the Get Together Foundation Present ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Benefit Streaming Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief
March 16, 2021
Sat. 3/20: Rock Cellar & the Get Together Foundation Present ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Benefit Streaming Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief

This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mindi Abair: New ‘Best Of’ Album Coming 4/2; Special Facebook Live Album Pre-Release Event Tonight 3/9
March 9, 2021
Mindi Abair: New ‘Best Of’ Album Coming 4/2; Special Facebook Live Album Pre-Release Event Tonight 3/9

Mindi Abair, renowned saxophonist/vocalist/author who served as the featured sax player on American Idol for two seasons among many other accomplishments (including a nomination for the 2021 Blues Music Award for Best...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Keith Goodwin, Zac Brown, Jason Mraz & KT Tunstall Team Up on ‘I Know What Love Is (Because of You)’ for MusiCares
March 8, 2021
Keith Goodwin, Zac Brown, Jason Mraz & KT Tunstall Team Up on ‘I Know What Love Is (Because of You)’ for MusiCares

“I Know What Love Is (Because of You)” is a new collaborative single supporting MusiCares and featuring the combined talents of Keith Goodwin (of Good Old War), Zac Brown, Jason...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dropkick Murphys Announce ‘Turn Up That Dial’ Album, Share ‘Middle Finger’; Free St. Patrick’s Day Live Stream Gig 3/17
February 23, 2021
Dropkick Murphys Announce ‘Turn Up That Dial’ Album, Share ‘Middle Finger’; Free St. Patrick’s Day Live Stream Gig 3/17

Boston punk rabble-rousers the Dropkick Murphys will release a new studio album, Turn Up That Dial, on April 30. It’ll be the band’s 10th studio album to date and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne Receives COVID-19 Vaccine, Tells U.K.’s ‘Loose Women’ Show ‘As Soon As I Got It, I Felt Relieved’
February 15, 2021
Ozzy Osbourne Receives COVID-19 Vaccine, Tells U.K.’s ‘Loose Women’ Show ‘As Soon As I Got It, I Felt Relieved’

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in early 2020, Ozzy Osbourne was dealing with some significant health concerns. Various issues had forced him to postpone or cancel tour dates...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Jorma Kaukonen on Pandemic Concerts and His New Album with John Hurlbut, ‘The River Flows’ 
February 11, 2021
Q&A: Jorma Kaukonen on Pandemic Concerts and His New Album with John Hurlbut, ‘The River Flows’ 

Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna guitarist  Jorma Kaukonen on life during the pandemic, the greatest ’60s SF bands, and Ike Turner Stay-at-home orders during the pandemic may have slowed but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Teaser Clip of Genesis Rehearsing for its Rescheduled U.K./Ireland Tour Currently Set for Fall 2021
February 3, 2021
Watch a Teaser Clip of Genesis Rehearsing for its Rescheduled U.K./Ireland Tour Currently Set for Fall 2021

Back in early March 2020, before the COVID-19 pandemic began its stranglehold over everything, Genesis announced something fans of the legendary band had anticipated for a while: a reunion tour called The Last Domino? It was subsequently...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella, Stagecoach 2021 Festivals Officially Cancelled Due to COVID-19
January 29, 2021
Coachella, Stagecoach 2021 Festivals Officially Cancelled Due to COVID-19

There will be no Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival or Stagecoach Festival taking place in Southern California in April 2021, it was confirmed on Friday. Coachella, which was first...

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 | Roger Waters Reinvents ‘The Gunner’s Dream’ (from ‘The Final Cut’) in New Video Shared on MLK Day
January 18, 2021
Roger Waters Reinvents ‘The Gunner’s Dream’ (from ‘The Final Cut’) in New Video Shared on MLK Day

On Monday, Roger Waters shared a new video for a performance of “The Gunner’s Dream,” a song from Pink Floyd‘s 1983 album The Final Cut (which marked his final album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Bridges Shares Lymphoma Treatment Update: He’s ‘Elated’ After Tumor Has ‘Drastically Shrunk’
January 14, 2021
Jeff Bridges Shares Lymphoma Treatment Update: He’s ‘Elated’ After Tumor Has ‘Drastically Shrunk’

Beloved actor/activist/musician Jeff Bridges has issued another update on his website and social media channels regarding his ongoing treatment for lymphoma, and the latest update is a good one: He...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Can Live Concerts/Events Return in 2021? Dr. Fauci Says Yes — Under Certain Circumstances
January 12, 2021
Can Live Concerts/Events Return in 2021? Dr. Fauci Says Yes — Under Certain Circumstances

It hasn’t even been a year since live concerts, events, and public gatherings ground to a sudden halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but to some it feels like even...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 GRAMMY Awards Ceremony 1/31 Postponed Due to COVID-19, Rescheduled to 3/14
January 5, 2021
2021 GRAMMY Awards Ceremony 1/31 Postponed Due to COVID-19, Rescheduled to 3/14

The 2021 GRAMMY Awards have been pushed back, with organizers “eyeing” a March 14 event rather than the planned (and previously detailed) Jan. 31 event. Little was known about how...

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 | Out Now: 50th Anniversary Edition of The Kinks’ ‘Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One’ (Listen/Buy)
December 18, 2020
Out Now: 50th Anniversary Edition of The Kinks’ ‘Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One’ (Listen/Buy)

Today, Dec. 18, the Kinks have released a special 50th anniversary edition of Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, the famed band‘s eighth studio album. Ray discussing the cover art...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tonight 12/16: Don’t Miss the ‘CMT Remembers Charley Pride’ Special (Premiering 8 p.m. ET)
December 16, 2020
Tonight 12/16: Don’t Miss the ‘CMT Remembers Charley Pride’ Special (Premiering 8 p.m. ET)

On Dec. 12, the country music community mourned the passing of Charley Pride. The 86-year-old trailblazer and first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame passed away due...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Osbourne Tests Positive for COVID-19, Says She’s ‘Recuperating at a Location Away from Ozzy’
December 15, 2020
Sharon Osbourne Tests Positive for COVID-19, Says She’s ‘Recuperating at a Location Away from Ozzy’

Monday evening, Sharon Osbourne posted on her social media channels announcing that she has tested positive for the coronavirus and spent a “brief” period of time in the hospital —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Bridges Updates Cancer Battle: ‘Feeling Good,’ He Shaved His Head and Adopted a Puppy
December 15, 2020
Jeff Bridges Updates Cancer Battle: ‘Feeling Good,’ He Shaved His Head and Adopted a Puppy

Back in October, actor/activist/musician Jeff Bridges revealed to the world that he had begun a fight against lymphoma, announcing the news with a statement on social media: I’m profoundly grateful for the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | December 2020 Issue
December 14, 2020
December 2020 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our December2020 features. Gordon Lightfoot on ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ Documentary, Live Stream Concert 12/18 and the Long Road He’s Traveled (The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘CMT Remembers Charley Pride’ Special to Air 12/16 in Tribute to Late Country Legend
December 14, 2020
‘CMT Remembers Charley Pride’ Special to Air 12/16 in Tribute to Late Country Legend

This past weekend’s news that country legend Charley Pride passed away at 86 due to complications from the coronavirus hit the music community hard. In recognition of Pride’s influence, impact...

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 | Jon Bon Jovi Drops Surprise ‘Jon Bon Jovi Christmas’ EP — Listen
December 7, 2020
Jon Bon Jovi Drops Surprise ‘Jon Bon Jovi Christmas’ EP — Listen

Jon Bon Jovi has a special holiday season treat for you: A new, three-song EP that he surprise-released to digital streaming platforms on Monday: An early gift from me to...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Stand and Deliver,’ the Aggressive New Anti-Lockdown Song from Eric Clapton & Van Morrison
December 4, 2020
Hear ‘Stand and Deliver,’ the Aggressive New Anti-Lockdown Song from Eric Clapton & Van Morrison

Last week, music legends Eric Clapton and Van Morrison elicited strong reactions around the internet by announcing a new single, “Stand and Deliver,” a continuation of Van Morrison‘s recent string...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Strokes Stage an Epic, Yet Futile, Baseball Battle Against Robots in ‘The Adults Are Talking’ Video
December 1, 2020
The Strokes Stage an Epic, Yet Futile, Baseball Battle Against Robots in ‘The Adults Are Talking’ Video

Robots pose a formidable threat to humans — at least that’s what science fiction and the Terminator films have shown us over the years. There are some who urge caution...

Rock Cellar Magazine | In Appreciation of The Matches’ 2003 Song ‘December is for Cynics,’ Truly the Anthem for the Final Month of 2020
December 1, 2020
In Appreciation of The Matches’ 2003 Song ‘December is for Cynics,’ Truly the Anthem for the Final Month of 2020

The original version of this article was written in December of 2020 — a year later, The Matches guitarist/vocalist Shawn Harris appeared on the Chris Demakes A Podcast, hosted by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Luke Spiller on the Struts’ Quarantine Album ‘Strange Days,’ Working with Def Leppard, Tom Morello, Robbie Williams & More
November 30, 2020
Q&A: Luke Spiller on the Struts’ Quarantine Album ‘Strange Days,’ Working with Def Leppard, Tom Morello, Robbie Williams & More

Luke Spiller tapped into the zeitgeist of the current pandemic when he wrote “Strange Days” on tour last summer. During the title track to The Struts’ vivacious third album, he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Star Wars’ Actor David Prowse Died at 85 Due to COVID-19 Complications, According to His Daughter (Per Reports)
November 30, 2020
‘Star Wars’ Actor David Prowse Died at 85 Due to COVID-19 Complications, According to His Daughter (Per Reports)

News came through over the weekend that David Prowse, the acclaimed English actor known for roles in A Clockwork Orange and as the man in the Darth Vader suit in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Take a Trip Through the Musical Mind of Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong with ‘No Fun Mondays’ Quarantine Covers Album
November 27, 2020
Out Now: Take a Trip Through the Musical Mind of Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong with ‘No Fun Mondays’ Quarantine Covers Album

To know Billie Joe Armstrong, front man of East Bay punk icons Green Day is to know one thing: He’s very much the product of his inspiration. That’s been abundant...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the Kinks’ ‘Lola Versus Powerman’ 50th Anniversary Set with a 2020 Remaster of ‘Lola’
November 25, 2020
Preview the Kinks’ ‘Lola Versus Powerman’ 50th Anniversary Set with a 2020 Remaster of ‘Lola’

On Dec. 18, the Kinks will release a special 50th anniversary edition of Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, the famed band‘s eighth studio album. Originally released in 1970, Lola features the title track...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bon Jovi Streaming Special ‘On A Night Like This’ Concert Film on Facebook 11/27
November 23, 2020
Bon Jovi Streaming Special ‘On A Night Like This’ Concert Film on Facebook 11/27

This upcoming Friday, Nov. 27, unwind after the Thanksgiving holiday — safely — by staying in and watching On a Night Like This – Bon Jovi 2020, a special new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A $1 Million Donation from Dolly Parton is Partially Funding Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Research
November 17, 2020
A $1 Million Donation from Dolly Parton is Partially Funding Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Research

Is there nothing Dolly Parton can’t do? In addition to being a much-needed beacon of kindness, social awareness and general goodwill these past several months of COVID-19-related lockdown, uncertainty and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview The Kinks ‘Lola Versus Powerman’ 50th Anniversary Reissue with a 2020 Mix of ‘Powerman’
November 13, 2020
Preview The Kinks ‘Lola Versus Powerman’ 50th Anniversary Reissue with a 2020 Mix of ‘Powerman’

On Dec. 18, the Kinks will release a special 50th anniversary edition of Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, the famed band‘s eighth studio album. Originally released in 1970, Lola features the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Playing Live Stream from the Troubadour 11/20, a Benefit for NIVA
November 10, 2020
Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Playing Live Stream from the Troubadour 11/20, a Benefit for NIVA

On Nov. 20, Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs will release their awaited debut full-length album, Wreckless Abandon. The band was originally planning to release the record in March 2020. That,...

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 | This Saturday 11/7: Watch the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (with an Eddie Van Halen Tribute)
November 6, 2020
This Saturday 11/7: Watch the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (with an Eddie Van Halen Tribute)

Among the many things upended by the COVID-19 pandemic this year was the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, which were pushed back from a planned in-person...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Halloween Weekend Live Streams to Watch: Grateful Dead, Trey Anastasio, Code Orange, Mr. Bungle, Puscifer, ‘Rocky Horror,’ More
October 28, 2020
Halloween Weekend Live Streams to Watch: Grateful Dead, Trey Anastasio, Code Orange, Mr. Bungle, Puscifer, ‘Rocky Horror,’ More

It’s the weekend again — but this one’s a bit different. It’s Halloween weekend, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions in place across the country, we might...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Share New Music Video for ‘F*** That Guy,’ Co-Written by Chris Stapleton
October 26, 2020
Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Share New Music Video for ‘F*** That Guy,’ Co-Written by Chris Stapleton

The Dirty Knobs, the musical ensemble featuring Mike Campbell of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers fame, shot a music video just last month for a song called “F*** That Guy,”...

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 | Out Now: ‘Remote,’ a New EP from Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Recorded in Quarantine
October 23, 2020
Out Now: ‘Remote,’ a New EP from Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Recorded in Quarantine

There’s a solid chance that had it not been for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wallows would have experienced a huge 2020 filled with touring and even more success for the indie/pop...

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 | Christopher Cross Discusses His COVID-19 Experience, Paralysis and Recovery in New CNN Interview
October 20, 2020
Christopher Cross Discusses His COVID-19 Experience, Paralysis and Recovery in New CNN Interview

Iconic singer/songwriter Christopher Cross revealed in early April that he had been diagnosed with a case of the coronavirus, and documented his experience and health struggles in a series of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Bridges Reveals Lymphoma Diagnosis (‘As the Dude Would Say … New S**T Has Come to Light’)
October 19, 2020
Jeff Bridges Reveals Lymphoma Diagnosis (‘As the Dude Would Say … New S**T Has Come to Light’)

Actor/activist/musician Jeff Bridges, known the world over as “The Dude” for his role in the Coen Brothers’ 1998 cult classic The Big Lebowski, revealed on Monday that he is currently...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/16-18: #SOSFest to Save Our Stages, Immediate Family, Bob Weir Birthday, Jason Isbell, Third Eye Blind, Beabadoobee, Sammy Hagar, Stone Temple Pilots, More
October 16, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/16-18: #SOSFest to Save Our Stages, Immediate Family, Bob Weir Birthday, Jason Isbell, Third Eye Blind, Beabadoobee, Sammy Hagar, Stone Temple Pilots, 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 | The Kinks: ‘Lola Versus Powerman’ 50th Anniversary Reissue Coming 12/18 (Preview/Pre-Order)
October 14, 2020
The Kinks: ‘Lola Versus Powerman’ 50th Anniversary Reissue Coming 12/18 (Preview/Pre-Order)

On Dec. 18, The Kinks will release a special 50th anniversary reissue of Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, the famed band‘s eighth studio album. Originally released in 1970,...

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 | Out Now: ’10 Songs,’ a New Album from Fran Healy and Travis (Listen/Stream)
October 9, 2020
Out Now: ’10 Songs,’ a New Album from Fran Healy and Travis (Listen/Stream)

Travis, the Scottish band that formed in 1990 and enjoyed a few acclaimed releases in the late ’90s (including 1997’s The Man Who) in addition to being a cited influence...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella Expected to Reschedule April 2021 Dates to the Fall, Per Reports
October 7, 2020
Coachella Expected to Reschedule April 2021 Dates to the Fall, Per Reports

In June, organizers of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival announced that the mega-festival was officially taking 2020 off due to complications caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, instead of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Do ‘Virtual Aerobics’ with Wallows in the Indie/Pop Band’s New Video; Quarantine EP Out 10/23
October 7, 2020
Do ‘Virtual Aerobics’ with Wallows in the Indie/Pop Band’s New Video; Quarantine EP Out 10/23

Wallows has kept busy during COVID-19 pandemic — and the Los Angeles indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Face-Masked Jeff Tweedy Sing with Other Famous People’s Mouths in His New ‘Gwendolyn’ Video
October 6, 2020
Watch a Face-Masked Jeff Tweedy Sing with Other Famous People’s Mouths in His New ‘Gwendolyn’ Video

On Oct. 23, Jeff Tweedy of Wilco will release a new solo album, Love is the King. It’s the culmination of writing the celebrated indie rock singer/songwriter has carried out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Releasing ‘No Fun Mondays’ Album of Quarantine Covers 11/27 (Preview)
October 6, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Releasing ‘No Fun Mondays’ Album of Quarantine Covers 11/27 (Preview)

In normal, non-COVID-19 pandemic circumstances, Green Day would have spent much of 2020 on the road on the planned Hella Mega Tour alongside fellow rockers Weezer and Fall Out Boy....

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Batman’ (Starring Robert Pattinson) Pushed to 2022 as Warner Brothers Adjusts Release Calendar
October 6, 2020
‘The Batman’ (Starring Robert Pattinson) Pushed to 2022 as Warner Brothers Adjusts Release Calendar

The Batman, the gritty and dark-looking new adaptation of the DC Comics enterprise starring Robert Pattinson of Twilight fame (infamy?) has hit another road block on its planned release schedule....

Rock Cellar Magazine | AC/DC Shares Another Teaser; New Song ‘Shot in the Dark’ Premiering This Week
October 5, 2020
AC/DC Shares Another Teaser; New Song ‘Shot in the Dark’ Premiering This Week

All is well in the rock and roll world, as AC/DC is officially back. OK, we knew as much last week, after a series of cryptic teases on the band’s...

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 | Out Now: Bon Jovi Returns with Timely New Album ‘2020,’ a Reactionary Response to a Year of Chaos (Listen/Buy)
October 2, 2020
Out Now: Bon Jovi Returns with Timely New Album ‘2020,’ a Reactionary Response to a Year of Chaos (Listen/Buy)

2020 has been a year of frustration, confusion and tumult — and it’s sparked a creative burst from Bon Jovi, which returned on Friday with a new album titled, simply...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AC/DC Shares 30-Second ‘PWR/UP’ Teaser Clip of a New Song Called ‘Shot in the Dark’
October 1, 2020
AC/DC Shares 30-Second ‘PWR/UP’ Teaser Clip of a New Song Called ‘Shot in the Dark’

OK, it seems safe to say we’re *very* close to hearing new music from AC/DC. So close, in fact, that the Australian hard-rock band shared a brief snippet of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Latest in AC/DC Rumors: Brian Johnson, Phil Rudd & Cliff Williams are Back in the Mix
September 30, 2020
Latest in AC/DC Rumors: Brian Johnson, Phil Rudd & Cliff Williams are Back in the Mix

This week has brought with it some heavy teasing from AC/DC, as the Australian hard-rock band has posted a series of cryptic and intriguing things on social media — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Announces Rescheduled North American 2021 Tour Dates
September 29, 2020
Tame Impala Announces Rescheduled North American 2021 Tour Dates

The Slow Rush was released by Kevin Parker, kingpin/band leader of Tame Impala, back in February and still holds up as one of the strongest releases of this strange year. Parker’s touring plans in support...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AC/DC Continues Online Teases with New ‘PWR/UP’ Website, Social Media Posts, Newsletter
September 29, 2020
AC/DC Continues Online Teases with New ‘PWR/UP’ Website, Social Media Posts, Newsletter

OK, it definitely looks as if there will be some AC/DC activity in the near future. On Monday, the iconic hard rock band‘s social media pages shared a video featuring...

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 | Heads Up: AC/DC is Teasing Something on Social Media … is a Comeback Imminent?
September 28, 2020
Heads Up: AC/DC is Teasing Something on Social Media … is a Comeback Imminent?

You know that look when a lightbulb flickers and sputters as it’s turned on for the first time in a while, coming back to life after a long time left...

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 | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/24-9/27: Farm Aid, Bonnaroo ‘Virtual ROO-ALITY,’ Ohana Festival 2020, Lisa Loeb, Lamb of God, New Found Glory, Wallows
September 24, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/24-9/27: Farm Aid, Bonnaroo ‘Virtual ROO-ALITY,’ Ohana Festival 2020, Lisa Loeb, Lamb of God, New Found Glory, Wallows

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 | Watch the New Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO Max 10/17
September 23, 2020
Watch the New Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO Max 10/17

David Byrne’s American Utopia is the film version of the Broadway play from Talking Heads mastermind David Byrne. Directed by Spike Lee, the film will premiere on HBO and HBO...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Indie/Pop Band Wallows Offering Fans Free Download of Unheard Song for National Voter Registration Day
September 22, 2020
Indie/Pop Band Wallows Offering Fans Free Download of Unheard Song for National Voter Registration Day

Wallows has kept busy during COVID-19 pandemic — and the Los Angeles indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell’s The Dirty Knobs Share ‘Lockdown Part II’ Video; Debut Album Due Out 11/20
September 22, 2020
Mike Campbell’s The Dirty Knobs Share ‘Lockdown Part II’ Video; Debut Album Due Out 11/20

2020 hasn’t gone as planned for anyone — that much is true, to say the least — and it’s definitely altered the plans of The Dirty Knobs, the band led...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pablo Cruise’s Video for ‘Breathe’ (First New Original Song Since 1983) is a Virtual Hug for Everybody Right Now
September 21, 2020
Pablo Cruise’s Video for ‘Breathe’ (First New Original Song Since 1983) is a Virtual Hug for Everybody Right Now

In early September, Pablo Cruise returned with its first new song since 1983 — and “Breathe” is very much a call to action for these troubling times, an urging to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over’ Music Video from New Album Out 11/13 (Pre-Order)
September 21, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over’ Music Video from New Album Out 11/13 (Pre-Order)

On Nov. 13, acclaimed and award-winning country singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton will release a new solo album, Starting Over. The record was announced earlier this month. (Click here to pre-order Starting Over on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Celebrate the 21st Night of September with Earth, Wind & Fire’s Classic Song, an Amazing Tribute Video and a ‘Virtual Party’ Tonight 9/21
September 21, 2020
Celebrate the 21st Night of September with Earth, Wind & Fire’s Classic Song, an Amazing Tribute Video and a ‘Virtual Party’ Tonight 9/21

It’s 21st day/night of September — a time for everybody to come together and celebrate the enduring Earth, Wind & Fire classic. Here’s a video from comedian/writer Demi Adejuyigbe, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets ‘Live at the Roundhouse’ Album/Blu-ray (Listen/Buy)
September 18, 2020
Out Now: Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets ‘Live at the Roundhouse’ Album/Blu-ray (Listen/Buy)

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets was launched in recent years as an avenue for the legendary drummer tour the world playing classics from the early days of Pink Floyd to rapturous crowds appreciative of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Doubles Down, Plans to Release Three ‘Protest Songs Against Lockdown’ Beginning 9/25
September 18, 2020
Van Morrison Doubles Down, Plans to Release Three ‘Protest Songs Against Lockdown’ Beginning 9/25

In late August, Van Morrison entitled Save Live Music. In the essay, the Irish singer/songwriter issued a passionate plea to his fellow artists and musicians to eschew the “new reality”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and More
September 17, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and 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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tonight 9/17: Watch the ‘Six String Salute’ Virtual Concert Benefiting Crew Nation (ft. Steve Vai, Joel Hoekstra, Halestorm, Nita Strauss and More)
September 17, 2020
Tonight 9/17: Watch the ‘Six String Salute’ Virtual Concert Benefiting Crew Nation (ft. Steve Vai, Joel Hoekstra, Halestorm, Nita Strauss and More)

Tonight, Sept. 17, a gathering of some of the best guitarists currently making music will join forces for a virtual concert benefiting Crew Nation, Live Nation’s global relief fund for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo to Stream Virtual ROO-ALITY Online Festival 9/24-26 (Archival Sets, New Performances and More)
September 16, 2020
Bonnaroo to Stream Virtual ROO-ALITY Online Festival 9/24-26 (Archival Sets, New Performances and More)

There are no music festivals this year — the COVID-19 pandemic ruined all of those plans, among its effects on society at large — but festival organizers have thus far...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Working to Activate 100+ Concert Venues Nationwide as Polling Places for Nov. 3 General Election
September 16, 2020
Live Nation Working to Activate 100+ Concert Venues Nationwide as Polling Places for Nov. 3 General Election

Live music and the entertainment industry as a whole may still be on a prolonged pause due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Live Nation Entertainment has important...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles Announce ‘Get Back’ Book to Accompany New Peter Jackson-Directed Documentary in August 2021
September 16, 2020
The Beatles Announce ‘Get Back’ Book to Accompany New Peter Jackson-Directed Documentary in August 2021

Director Peter Jackson’s highly anticipated feature-length documentary film, The Beatles: Get Back, is currently scheduled for release on Aug. 27, 2021 — and a companion book has now been announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The American Drive-In Tour 2020: Aaron Lewis (Staind) and Sully Erna (Godsmack) Playing Acoustic Gigs in October
September 15, 2020
The American Drive-In Tour 2020: Aaron Lewis (Staind) and Sully Erna (Godsmack) Playing Acoustic Gigs in October

Between them, Aaron Lewis and Sully Erna are responsible for some of the most successful mainstream hard-rock songs of the past twenty years — and in October, the pair (from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Unsurprisingly, Liam and Noel Gallagher Are On Opposite Sides of the ‘Wear a Mask’ Debate
September 15, 2020
Unsurprisingly, Liam and Noel Gallagher Are On Opposite Sides of the ‘Wear a Mask’ Debate

2020 has been a confusing, frustrating year for everybody. Our collective concept of “normal” has been shattered, for the most part, and any glimpse of what used to feel familiar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Shares ‘Guess Again’ and ‘Love is the King’ from New Solo LP Out 10/23; Live Stream Gig 9/18
September 15, 2020
Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Shares ‘Guess Again’ and ‘Love is the King’ from New Solo LP Out 10/23; Live Stream Gig 9/18

On Oct, Wilco front man Jeff Tweedy will release a new solo album titled Love is the King. It’s the culmination of writing the celebrated indie rock singer/songwriter has carried...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robby Krieger (+ Frank Zappa Alumni) Share Funky Live Video of ‘The Hitch,’ from Krieger’s New LP Out Now
September 15, 2020
Robby Krieger (+ Frank Zappa Alumni) Share Funky Live Video of ‘The Hitch,’ from Krieger’s New LP Out Now

In mid-August, legendary guitarist Robby Krieger of The Doors released a new solo album, The Ritual Begins at Sundown. The record, a mind-bending instrumental affair that saw its release date...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Both Sides: Mail-In Voting and the Election
September 14, 2020
Both Sides: Mail-In Voting and the Election

“I’ve looked at life from both sides nowFrom win and lose and still somehowIt’s life’s illusions I recallI really don’t know life at all”— Joni Mitchell “Both Sides Now” –...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Wrote a Superhero Theme Song for 10-Year-Old Drummer Nandi Bushell, His ‘Drum Battle’ Opponent
September 14, 2020
Dave Grohl Wrote a Superhero Theme Song for 10-Year-Old Drummer Nandi Bushell, His ‘Drum Battle’ Opponent

The ongoing ‘drum battle’ challenge between Dave Grohl and 10-year-old musical prodigy Nandi Bushell has hit a new level, as on Monday the Foo Fighters band leader shared a brand...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, ‘Toots’ Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals, Reggae Legend: 1942-2020
September 12, 2020
Rest in Peace, ‘Toots’ Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals, Reggae Legend: 1942-2020

Late Friday evening, the family of Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert, Jamaican reggae legend and lead vocalist of the long-running reggae/ska group Toots and the Maytals, passed away Friday night at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam to Reissue Iconic ‘MTV Unplugged’ Album on 10/22 (Preview/Pre-Order)
September 11, 2020
Pearl Jam to Reissue Iconic ‘MTV Unplugged’ Album on 10/22 (Preview/Pre-Order)

The legacy of Pearl Jam is unrivaled. The band burst forth from the Pacific Northwest amid the “grunge” scene of the early 1990s but quickly forged its own path, shifting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, More
September 11, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, 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 — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Play ‘Jeepster’ for James Corden (from the New Marc Bolan/T. Rex Tribute Album)
September 11, 2020
Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Play ‘Jeepster’ for James Corden (from the New Marc Bolan/T. Rex Tribute Album)

On Sept. 4, a star-studded new tribute album honoring the late Marc Bolan and T. Rex was released — and Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eagles’ Timothy B. Schmit Shares New Song ‘Cross That Line,’ a Topical Tune That Schmit Says ‘Speaks For Itself’
September 10, 2020
Eagles’ Timothy B. Schmit Shares New Song ‘Cross That Line,’ a Topical Tune That Schmit Says ‘Speaks For Itself’

Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit has been working on a solo album ever since the classic rock band‘s anticipated Hotel California tour was pushed back to 2021 due to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Phoebe Bridgers + Friends Play an ‘NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert from the Oval Office (Kind Of)
September 10, 2020
Watch Phoebe Bridgers + Friends Play an ‘NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert from the Oval Office (Kind Of)

Phoebe Bridgers has lived large in 2020 so far — releasing one of the year’s best albums in her sophomore record, Punisher, amassing near-unanimous acclaim in the process. (Click here...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming 9/18: Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets – ‘Live At The Roundhouse’ Album/Film (Preview/Pre-Order)
September 9, 2020
Coming 9/18: Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets – ‘Live At The Roundhouse’ Album/Film (Preview/Pre-Order)

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets was launched in recent years as an avenue for the legendary drummer tour the world playing classics from the early days of Pink Floyd to rapturous...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows Shares New ‘Nobody Gets Me (Like You)’ Video, ‘Remote’ EP Recorded in Quarantine Out 10/23
September 9, 2020
Wallows Shares New ‘Nobody Gets Me (Like You)’ Video, ‘Remote’ EP Recorded in Quarantine Out 10/23

Wallows has kept busy during COVID-19 pandemic — and the Los Angeles indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Paley Front Row Conversation with the Team Behind the YouTube Documentary ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’
September 9, 2020
Watch a Paley Front Row Conversation with the Team Behind the YouTube Documentary ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’

The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival was scrapped for this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, after it proved impossible to stage an in-person event of that magnitude in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Geddy Lee of Rush Is Fine, if ‘A Bit Boring’ – His Cardboard Cutout at a Baseball Game Caused Him to Trend on Twitter
September 9, 2020
Geddy Lee of Rush Is Fine, if ‘A Bit Boring’ – His Cardboard Cutout at a Baseball Game Caused Him to Trend on Twitter

Social media is a gift and a curse. There are some that would argue it’s ONLY a curse on society, and they’d have a point — but overall, social media...

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 | Code Orange Reinvents Itself & the ‘MTV Unplugged’ Concept with New Album, Haunting Alice in Chains Cover
September 8, 2020
Code Orange Reinvents Itself & the ‘MTV Unplugged’ Concept with New Album, Haunting Alice in Chains Cover

There is no project too “bold” for Code Orange to tackle — even during a global pandemic. The Pittsburgh-based metal/hardcore/experimental band has proven itself adaptable to even the most frustrating...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory to Mark 20th Anniversary of 2000 Self-Titled Debut LP with Live Stream Gig 9/26
September 8, 2020
New Found Glory to Mark 20th Anniversary of 2000 Self-Titled Debut LP with Live Stream Gig 9/26

20 years ago this month, New Found Glory released its self-titled debut album via Drive-Thru Records. Very much a snapshot of the burgeoning pop-punk scene at the time, the album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 9/11: The Stray Cats, Delta Spirit, Marilyn Manson, Doves (Preview/Pre-Order)
September 8, 2020
New Music Out This Week 9/11: The Stray Cats, Delta Spirit, Marilyn Manson, Doves (Preview/Pre-Order)

This upcoming Friday, Sept. 11 brings with it a handful of new music releases spanning multiple genres. Below is our curated list of Rock Cellar’s new music picks for Sept....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Be A Rebel,’ a Soaring New Synth-Pop Anthem from New Order
September 8, 2020
Stream ‘Be A Rebel,’ a Soaring New Synth-Pop Anthem from New Order

Happy Tuesday from New Order — as the esteemed English rock band returned with a new single called “Be A Rebel.” Featuring a gorgeous synth lead and a peppy, up-tempo...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Southern California Jam Band Grampas Grass
September 4, 2020
Turn Me On: Southern California Jam Band Grampas Grass

For twenty years, Grampas Grass has been a vital and beloved part of Southern California’s active jam band scene. In a local music ecosystem long-anchored by world-class cover bands Cubensis,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deep Purple Continues Lone Spaceman’s Journey with Dream-Like New Video for ‘Nothing At All’
September 4, 2020
Deep Purple Continues Lone Spaceman’s Journey with Dream-Like New Video for ‘Nothing At All’

On Aug. 7, Deep Purple roared back with a Whoosh! — that’s the title of the dynamic hard-rock band‘s new album — and it’s a typically grandiose and attention-grabbing affair....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Shares Cover of Wreckless Eric’s Power-Pop/Punk Classic ‘Whole Wide World’ — Listen
September 4, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Shares Cover of Wreckless Eric’s Power-Pop/Punk Classic ‘Whole Wide World’ — Listen

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong is a student of punk music history — and the singer/guitarist has spent much of the past few months sharing solo recordings, usually...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream Labor Day Weekend: The Beatles ‘Top 50 Countdown’ Live Stream, Pearl Jam, The Who, Dave Matthews Band, Phish, ‘Mulan’, ‘Bleeding Audio’
September 4, 2020
What to Stream Labor Day Weekend: The Beatles ‘Top 50 Countdown’ Live Stream, Pearl Jam, The Who, Dave Matthews Band, Phish, ‘Mulan’, ‘Bleeding Audio’

It’s Labor Day weekend in the United States, which means one thing: An extra day to celebrate (safely, of course, given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic). One of the best options...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex,’ Featuring an Eclectic Array of Tributes (Including U2 + Elton John on ‘Bang a Gong’)
September 4, 2020
Out Now: ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex,’ Featuring an Eclectic Array of Tributes (Including U2 + Elton John on ‘Bang a Gong’)

Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex is a brand new tribute album paying homage to the late, great Marc Bolan and T. Rex, and the record...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Life of a Match: Preview ‘Bleeding Audio,’ a New Doc Chronicling the Rise and Fall of Mid-2000s Band The Matches
September 3, 2020
The Life of a Match: Preview ‘Bleeding Audio,’ a New Doc Chronicling the Rise and Fall of Mid-2000s Band The Matches

The Matches are a four-piece band out of Northern California that emerged in the early 2000s with an offbeat style of pop/punk that landed them a deal with Epitaph Records...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reports: ‘The Batman’ Production Halted as Star Robert Pattinson Tests Positive for COVID-19
September 3, 2020
Reports: ‘The Batman’ Production Halted as Star Robert Pattinson Tests Positive for COVID-19

Robert Pattinson, star of the highly anticipated new The Batman film, has tested positive for the coronavirus, it was reported by multiple outlets on Thursday — throwing a pause into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 4 (Memories of Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan and More)
September 3, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 4 (Memories of Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan and More)

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their favorite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Disney’s ‘Mulan’: Here’s How to Watch the Anticipated New Film, Out 9/4 on Disney Plus ‘Premier Access’
September 3, 2020
Disney’s ‘Mulan’: Here’s How to Watch the Anticipated New Film, Out 9/4 on Disney Plus ‘Premier Access’

After being delayed a handful of times by the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney’s live-action remake of its 1998 animated film Mulan will be available Friday, Sept. 4 via Disney Plus —...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Says He, His Wife and Young Daughters Are On the Mend After Positive COVID-19 Tests
September 3, 2020
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Says He, His Wife and Young Daughters Are On the Mend After Positive COVID-19 Tests

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is usually a a near-endless source of strength and uplift, as far as his social media presence is concerned, but on Wednesday evening the wrestler/actor/star took...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Struts and Robbie Williams Capture the Mood of These Weird Times with ‘Strange Days’ (Listen)
September 2, 2020
The Struts and Robbie Williams Capture the Mood of These Weird Times with ‘Strange Days’ (Listen)

Like the title of the new single suggests, these truly are “Strange Days” — and the collaborative anthem from The Struts and Robbie Williams sums things up quite well. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Stream ‘Breathe,’ a New Feel-Good Single from Pablo Cruise – the Band’s First Studio Single Since 1983
September 2, 2020
Premiere: Stream ‘Breathe,’ a New Feel-Good Single from Pablo Cruise – the Band’s First Studio Single Since 1983

It can be tough, especially lately, to get caught up in all the mess, the frenzy, the furor of 2020 and all of its problems — but it’s helpful to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Please Enjoy a Regular Walgreens Sign Being Transformed Into ‘algreens,’ Complete with a Photo of the Soul Singer
September 2, 2020
Please Enjoy a Regular Walgreens Sign Being Transformed Into ‘algreens,’ Complete with a Photo of the Soul Singer

Inspiration takes many forms. With that in mind, enjoy the image below, as shared by the Al Green social media channels this week: who did this? 😂 pic.twitter.com/TzJZdbq0Xc — Al...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Get Ready for More Baby Yoda Memes — ‘The Mandalorian’ Returns to Disney+ 10/30 with New Episodes
September 2, 2020
Get Ready for More Baby Yoda Memes — ‘The Mandalorian’ Returns to Disney+ 10/30 with New Episodes

Great news for fans of adorable miniature versions of beloved Star Wars characters: The Mandalorian will return to Disney+ on Oct. 30 with a batch of new episodes. This is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers) Previews New Solo Electronic Album, ‘Maya,’ Named in Memory of His Cat
September 1, 2020
John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers) Previews New Solo Electronic Album, ‘Maya,’ Named in Memory of His Cat

Guitarist John Frusciante rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers in late 2019, delighting fans who’d long sought his return to the group after a decade apart — only to see...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God Hosting Live Stream Gigs Playing New Album and ‘Ashes of the Wake’ 9/18 and 9/25 (Details/Ticket Info)
September 1, 2020
Lamb of God Hosting Live Stream Gigs Playing New Album and ‘Ashes of the Wake’ 9/18 and 9/25 (Details/Ticket Info)

Under normal circumstances, groove metal masters Lamb of God would have spent much of the latter portion of 2020 on the road. The band released a new self-titled album in...

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 | ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ On Demand/In Theaters Now; Stream the Soundtrack Album (ft. Weezer, Mastodon, Lamb of God, Cold War Kids, More)
August 28, 2020
‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ On Demand/In Theaters Now; Stream the Soundtrack Album (ft. Weezer, Mastodon, Lamb of God, Cold War Kids, More)

At long last, the anticipated third installment in the Bill & Ted film series is here: Bill & Ted Face the Music was made available for streaming (via rental) on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream Aug. 28-30: Outside Lands ‘Inside Lands’ Virtual Festival, The Who, Seether, The Avett Brothers, Angel Olsen, TEARS (The Event Against Racism and Stereotyping)
August 28, 2020
What to Stream Aug. 28-30: Outside Lands ‘Inside Lands’ Virtual Festival, The Who, Seether, The Avett Brothers, Angel Olsen, TEARS (The Event Against Racism and Stereotyping)

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 — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blue Öyster Cult Shares Two New Songs — Stream ‘That Was Me’ and ‘Box in My Head,’ New LP Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)
August 28, 2020
Blue Öyster Cult Shares Two New Songs — Stream ‘That Was Me’ and ‘Box in My Head,’ New LP Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)

On October 9, iconic classic rock band Blue Öyster Cult will return with a new album, The Symbol Remains, via Frontiers Music SRL. The record has been in the works...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Metallica & San Francisco Symphony,’ Live Album/Film of 2019 Orchestral Concerts (Listen/Buy)
August 28, 2020
Out Now: ‘Metallica & San Francisco Symphony,’ Live Album/Film of 2019 Orchestral Concerts (Listen/Buy)

Before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold of all we hold dear, Metallica staged two nights of unforgettable concerts at the Chase Center in San Francisco. The September 2019 shows saw...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Weekend: Watch Outside Lands’ ‘Inside Lands’ Virtual Festival w/ Gorillaz, Jack White, Haim, Leon Bridges, Brittany Howard, More
August 28, 2020
This Weekend: Watch Outside Lands’ ‘Inside Lands’ Virtual Festival w/ Gorillaz, Jack White, Haim, Leon Bridges, Brittany Howard, More

In early August, the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival announced that its 2020 festival at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park was officially cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over,’ the Title Track from His New Album Out 11/13 (Stream/Pre-Order)
August 27, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over,’ the Title Track from His New Album Out 11/13 (Stream/Pre-Order)

Starting Over is the title of the new album from Chris Stapleton, the acclaimed singer/songwriter whose career spans styles, genres and eras — all rooted in country/rock. The album will...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Travis + Susanna Hoffs’ New Music Video for ‘The Only Thing’; New Album ’10 Songs’ Out 10/9
August 26, 2020
Watch Travis + Susanna Hoffs’ New Music Video for ‘The Only Thing’; New Album ’10 Songs’ Out 10/9

On Oct. 9, acclaimed Scottish rock band Travis will release a new album titled 10 Songs — and earlier this week, the band fronted by Fran Healy premiered a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Eilish + FINNEAS Recreated the ‘NPR Tiny Desk Concert’ Studio at Home to Perform ‘my future’ and ‘everything i wanted’ (Watch)
August 26, 2020
Billie Eilish + FINNEAS Recreated the ‘NPR Tiny Desk Concert’ Studio at Home to Perform ‘my future’ and ‘everything i wanted’ (Watch)

Billie Eilish has enjoyed a momentous rise over the past few years. The singer/songwriter, still just 18 years of age, tied a previously unbreakable GRAMMYs record with her five wins,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Masked Jon Bon Jovi Wander an Empty, COVID-19 Affected NYC in Bon Jovi’s New ‘Do What You Can’ Video
August 25, 2020
Watch a Masked Jon Bon Jovi Wander an Empty, COVID-19 Affected NYC in Bon Jovi’s New ‘Do What You Can’ Video

These are trying times, to say the least, the entire country still very much wrapped up in the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions it’s placed on everything — but there’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day, the Resurgence of Vinyl, and How a Small, Independent Record Store is Surviving a Pandemic 
August 25, 2020
Record Store Day, the Resurgence of Vinyl, and How a Small, Independent Record Store is Surviving a Pandemic 

Record Store Day is, like many beloved pastimes of music lovers, experiencing a weird year. Usually, the country-spanning celebration of independent music shops is held on a given day each...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Red Rocks Unpaused’ Streaming Concert Series 9/1-9/3: Phoebe Bridgers, Nathaniel Rateliff, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, Sam Hunt and More
August 25, 2020
‘Red Rocks Unpaused’ Streaming Concert Series 9/1-9/3: Phoebe Bridgers, Nathaniel Rateliff, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, Sam Hunt and More

Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colo. is one of the most beloved outdoor venues in the United States. Its gorgeous location, built into a rock structure 10 miles west of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Shares ‘Save Live Music’ Essay, Urging Fellow Artists to ‘Come Forward, Stand Up, Fight the Pseudo-Science and Speak Up’
August 25, 2020
Van Morrison Shares ‘Save Live Music’ Essay, Urging Fellow Artists to ‘Come Forward, Stand Up, Fight the Pseudo-Science and Speak Up’

Everybody wants life to return to “normal” — or whatever “normal” is allowed once the COVID-19 pandemic subsides enough to allow the resumption of our usual way of life —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Teaser Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO/HBO Max 10/17
August 24, 2020
Watch a Teaser Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO/HBO Max 10/17

Anybody who witnessed the live concert experience that David Byrne put together in 2018 knows how magical an evening it was — and the Talking Heads icon’s groundbreaking live presentation was turned into a hit Broadway...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Break for a Few Minutes to Enjoy Tame Impala’s New Three-Song NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
August 24, 2020
Take a Break for a Few Minutes to Enjoy Tame Impala’s New Three-Song NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

The Slow Rush was released by Kevin Parker, kingpin/band leader of Tame Impala, back in February and still holds up as one of the strongest releases of this strange year....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Metallica Close Out the #MetallicaMondays Streaming Series with ‘Live in Mexico City 2017’ Tonight 8/24 on YouTube
August 24, 2020
Watch Metallica Close Out the #MetallicaMondays Streaming Series with ‘Live in Mexico City 2017’ Tonight 8/24 on YouTube

For the past few months of COVID-19 pandemic-inspired lockdown, Metallica has been keeping fans entertained at home with #MetallicaMondays — a weekly streaming series highlighting specific archival concert performances. (Click...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 8/21-8/23: Joe Strummer Birthday Tribute Live Stream, The Who ‘Isle of Wight 1970,’ Wallows at the Roxy, More
August 21, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 8/21-8/23: Joe Strummer Birthday Tribute Live Stream, The Who ‘Isle of Wight 1970,’ Wallows at the Roxy, 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 — which is so important these days,...

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 | “Jessie’s Girl 2” from Coheed & Cambria + Rick Springfield is the Unexpected Team-Up We Needed in 2020 (Watch)
August 21, 2020
“Jessie’s Girl 2” from Coheed & Cambria + Rick Springfield is the Unexpected Team-Up We Needed in 2020 (Watch)

A song and music video premiered on Friday — that’s not unusual, as new music premieres every day — but this one is definitely unusual. There’s no way you were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Lukather Has Sun-Soaked Backyard Fun in New ‘Run to Me’ Music Video — ft. Ringo Starr and Joseph Williams (Toto)
August 20, 2020
Steve Lukather Has Sun-Soaked Backyard Fun in New ‘Run to Me’ Music Video — ft. Ringo Starr and Joseph Williams (Toto)

When he’s not battling annoying leaf blowers with guitar riffs, Steve Lukather is honing his craft as a musician — and on Thursday, the man known for tasty guitar licks...

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 | Queen + Adam Lambert Tease Some a Major Announcement Coming Later This Week
August 19, 2020
Queen + Adam Lambert Tease Some a Major Announcement Coming Later This Week

Update 8/20: Queen + Adam Lambert announced their first live album — click here for full details.  ———————— The Instagram account of Brian May, guitar god and Queen icon, has...

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 | 8/19: Watch Jetstream Summer Fest, a Live Stream Concert Event Featuring Local Musicians at Airports Throughout North America (and Special Guest Kenny Loggins)
August 18, 2020
8/19: Watch Jetstream Summer Fest, a Live Stream Concert Event Featuring Local Musicians at Airports Throughout North America (and Special Guest Kenny Loggins)

Jetstream Summer Fest is a special multi-hour live stream event scheduled for this Wednesday, Aug. 19, combining the efforts of local musicians and airports across North America — a much-needed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Live Stream Set from John Prine’s Sons, Jack and Tommy Prine, Who Will Play the All the Best Festival in 2021
August 18, 2020
Watch a Live Stream Set from John Prine’s Sons, Jack and Tommy Prine, Who Will Play the All the Best Festival in 2021

On Tuesday, it was announced that Jack and Tommy Prine, sons of the late, great country/folk legend John Prine, will play the All the Best Festival in 2021. Launched in...

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 | Biffy Clyro Bassist James Johnston on ‘A Celebration of Endings’ & Resuming Live Concerts: ‘As Soon As We’re Able to Figure It Out, We’ll Be Knocking Down the Door’
August 17, 2020
Biffy Clyro Bassist James Johnston on ‘A Celebration of Endings’ & Resuming Live Concerts: ‘As Soon As We’re Able to Figure It Out, We’ll Be Knocking Down the Door’

Biffy Clyro often enhances its hard-rock sound with orchestration. “Many of Horror,” a pop-leaning top 10 U.K. charter for the Scottish rock trio, was a prime example. The accompanying 2009...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 8/21: The Killers, Bully, Bright Eyes, Guided By Voices, Old 97’s, Lemon Twigs, More
August 17, 2020
New Music Out This Week 8/21: The Killers, Bully, Bright Eyes, Guided By Voices, Old 97’s, Lemon Twigs, More

This upcoming Friday, Aug. 21 brings with it a number of notable new music releases from acts all across the wide spectrum of music. Below is our curated list of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Streaming Yankee Stadium Gig from 2011 for #MetallicaMondays — Tonight 8/17 on YouTube
August 17, 2020
Metallica Streaming Yankee Stadium Gig from 2011 for #MetallicaMondays — Tonight 8/17 on YouTube

Metallica is doing what it can to keep the masses entertained — and tonight, Aug. 17, the thrash/metal kings will stream another archival concert on YouTube as part of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Killers Share ‘Dying Breed’ from New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage,’ Out 8/21 (Stream)
August 14, 2020
The Killers Share ‘Dying Breed’ from New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage,’ Out 8/21 (Stream)

Next week, Aug. 21, The Killers will release their awaited new album, Imploding the Mirage. (Click here to pre-order Imploding the Mirage from our Rock Cellar Store). On Friday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Slate (Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Rock Cellar Writer) Releases 43-Track ‘Lockdown Live’ Album, ft. Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Warren Zevon Covers and More
August 14, 2020
Jeff Slate (Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Rock Cellar Writer) Releases 43-Track ‘Lockdown Live’ Album, ft. Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Warren Zevon Covers and More

Jeff Slate is a New York-based singer/songwriter with a prolific solo career — in addition to being a rock music journalist. He’s a regular contributor to Rock Cellar (if you...

Rock Cellar Magazine | First Aid Kit Covers Willie Nelson’s ‘On the Road Again,’ Benefiting Crew Nation and the Global Touring Community Affected by COVID-19
August 14, 2020
First Aid Kit Covers Willie Nelson’s ‘On the Road Again,’ Benefiting Crew Nation and the Global Touring Community Affected by COVID-19

First Aid Kit, the Swedish folk duo comprised of sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg, shared a cover on Friday — and it’s a special one. (Click here to shop First...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 8/14-8/16: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour, The Who Hyde Park 2015, Wallows at the Roxy, Best Coast and More
August 14, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 8/14-8/16: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour, The Who Hyde Park 2015, Wallows at the Roxy, Best Coast and 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 — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | For Steve Martin’s 75th Birthday, Watch the Beloved Comedy Legend and Friend of Bugs Bunny Play Soothing Banjo Jams
August 14, 2020
For Steve Martin’s 75th Birthday, Watch the Beloved Comedy Legend and Friend of Bugs Bunny Play Soothing Banjo Jams

Today, Steve Martin turns 75. An all-around entertainment legend, he’s known for his comedy and irreverent wit — calling cards of his comedic style for decades. But even beyond that,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘The Ritual Begins at Sundown,’ a Psychedelic New Album from Robby Krieger of The Doors (Listen/Buy)
August 14, 2020
Out Now: ‘The Ritual Begins at Sundown,’ a Psychedelic New Album from Robby Krieger of The Doors (Listen/Buy)

The Ritual Begins at Sundown is a dramatic name for an album — and a fitting one for Robby Krieger, guitarist of The Doors. (Click here to purchase The Ritual...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Stray Cats Releasing ‘Rocked This Town: From LA to London’ Live Album 9/11 (Preview/Pre-Order)
August 13, 2020
The Stray Cats Releasing ‘Rocked This Town: From LA to London’ Live Album 9/11 (Preview/Pre-Order)

In 2019, The Stray Cats embarked on a very special tour to commemorate their 40th anniversary as a band — and on Sept. 11, a new live album taken from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Announces Rescheduled ‘End of the Road’ North American Tour Dates with David Lee Roth
August 13, 2020
KISS Announces Rescheduled ‘End of the Road’ North American Tour Dates with David Lee Roth

Back in late 2019, KISS announced a new batch of tour dates for its live tour farewell, the End of the Road Tour, with special guest David Lee Roth. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Reiterates Plea for Mask-Wearing to Combat COVID-19: ‘If I Get It, I Probably Will Never Sing Again’
August 12, 2020
Stevie Nicks Reiterates Plea for Mask-Wearing to Combat COVID-19: ‘If I Get It, I Probably Will Never Sing Again’

Stevie Nicks has spoken up once again regarding her strong wishes for everybody to wear a mask to help combat the spread of COVID-19. On July 29, the legendary singer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Singer/Guitarist/Actor Trini Lopez: 1937-2020 (Whom Dave Grohl Said ‘Unknowingly Helped Shape the Sound of the Foo Fighters Since Day One’)
August 12, 2020
Rest in Peace, Singer/Guitarist/Actor Trini Lopez: 1937-2020 (Whom Dave Grohl Said ‘Unknowingly Helped Shape the Sound of the Foo Fighters Since Day One’)

Earlier this week, the music world lost Trini Lopez, a versatile American singer/songwriter/actor known for a string of hit songs in the 1960s and a massive influence that is still...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Imperioli (Christopher Moltisanti from ‘The Sopranos’) Released an Interesting, Genre-Defying New Album with His Band, Zopa (Listen)
August 11, 2020
Michael Imperioli (Christopher Moltisanti from ‘The Sopranos’) Released an Interesting, Genre-Defying New Album with His Band, Zopa (Listen)

The legacy of The Sopranos lies in the powerhouse acting performances delivered by the HBO series’ principal cast members. The series, an engaging and thoughtful mafia story that unfolds in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 8/15: Watch 311 ‘Mardi Gras 2020’ Live Concert Film on Fantracks.com or DirecTV
August 11, 2020
Sat. 8/15: Watch 311 ‘Mardi Gras 2020’ Live Concert Film on Fantracks.com or DirecTV

Just before the COVID-19 pandemic forced bands off the road and everybody into their homes for the foreseeable future, alt/rock/funk veterans 311 played a handful of special concerts, culminating in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Lindsey Buckingham Play a Four-Song Live-Stream Set — His First Singing Performance Since His 2019 Open-Heart Surgery
August 10, 2020
Watch Lindsey Buckingham Play a Four-Song Live-Stream Set — His First Singing Performance Since His 2019 Open-Heart Surgery

Over the weekend, Lindsey Buckingham performed a four-song mini-set on Zoom for Nutanix — but this was far more than just an artist playing a live stream set, a phenomenon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Morrison Hotel Gallery ‘(De)Tour’ 8/15: Ringo Starr, Slash, Linda Perry, John Oates, Sean Lennon, More Playing Virtual Festival for MusiCares/NIVA
August 10, 2020
Morrison Hotel Gallery ‘(De)Tour’ 8/15: Ringo Starr, Slash, Linda Perry, John Oates, Sean Lennon, More Playing Virtual Festival for MusiCares/NIVA

This upcoming Saturday, Aug. 15, a can’t-miss assortment of music icons will gather — remotely, of course — for (De)Tour, a special fundraising virtual charity festival benefiting MusiCares and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Paying Drive-In Concert Event 8/29, Screening in Outdoor Theaters Across North America; ‘Live in Munich 2004’ Streaming on YouTube 8/10
August 10, 2020
Metallica Paying Drive-In Concert Event 8/29, Screening in Outdoor Theaters Across North America; ‘Live in Munich 2004’ Streaming on YouTube 8/10

On Monday, Metallica announced some rather substantial news: The thrash/metal band will be the first band to play the Encore Drive-In Nights series with a special performance taking place on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Shinedown Shares Hour-Long London Concert from 2019 — Watch it on YouTube
August 7, 2020
Shinedown Shares Hour-Long London Concert from 2019 — Watch it on YouTube

Shinedown remains one of the most popular rock bands around, and the band’s heavy touring in 2019 proved it. Supporting 2018’s adventurous Attention Attention album, as well as the band’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blink-182 Shares Furious, Aggressive (and Relatable) High-Energy Punk Anthem ‘Quarantine’ (Listen)
August 7, 2020
Blink-182 Shares Furious, Aggressive (and Relatable) High-Energy Punk Anthem ‘Quarantine’ (Listen)

Blink-182 has had about enough of the COVID-19 pandemic and its stranglehold over what we all consider ‘normal life.’ On Friday, the band premiered a new single, “Quarantine,” and it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Streaming Virtual Festival ‘Inside Lands’ on Twitch 8/28-8/29, Celebrating Festival’s 12-Year History
August 7, 2020
Outside Lands Streaming Virtual Festival ‘Inside Lands’ on Twitch 8/28-8/29, Celebrating Festival’s 12-Year History

The Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival was cancelled in 2020, like so many other things, by the COVID-19 pandemic. And while the festival, which normally takes place every August...

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 | Streaming Picks for This Weekend 8/7-8/9: The Who, Elton John, Grateful Dead, The Go-Go’s, More
August 7, 2020
Streaming Picks for This Weekend 8/7-8/9: The Who, Elton John, Grateful Dead, The Go-Go’s, 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 — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Tinley Park 1990’ Friday 8/7; Dead & Company ‘The Sand 2020’ Sat. 8/8 — Part of ‘Daze Between’ Jerry Garcia Tribute
August 7, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Tinley Park 1990’ Friday 8/7; Dead & Company ‘The Sand 2020’ Sat. 8/8 — Part of ‘Daze Between’ Jerry Garcia Tribute

This weekend brings with it another trip through the vaults of the Grateful Dead and its offshoot, Dead & Company — this time, as part of the ongoing nine-day Daze...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deep Purple Roars Back with a ‘Whoosh!’ of a New Album (Listen/Stream/Buy)
August 7, 2020
Deep Purple Roars Back with a ‘Whoosh!’ of a New Album (Listen/Stream/Buy)

Deep Purple –– their name is synonymous with epic, grandiose compositions of heavy, dynamic rock mastery — and today, the band is back with a new album. (Click here to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Hosting Four-Show ‘Virtual World Tour’ of Gigs at the Roxy Theatre — Featuring Unique Live Sets
August 6, 2020
Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Hosting Four-Show ‘Virtual World Tour’ of Gigs at the Roxy Theatre — Featuring Unique Live Sets

Three-piece Los Angeles indie/pop trio Wallows (featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age and...

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 | New from Bon Iver: Listen to ‘AUATC,’ ft. Bruce Springsteen, Jenny Lewis and More
August 5, 2020
New from Bon Iver: Listen to ‘AUATC,’ ft. Bruce Springsteen, Jenny Lewis and More

“AUATC” is short for “Ate Up All Their Cake,” and it’s the title of a new song from Justin Vernon and indie/rock veterans Bon Iver. Premiered on Wednesday, the song...

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 | Ozzy Osbourne Says He’s ‘About 75% There’ in Rebound from Spinal Surgery in New SiriusXM Interview; It’s ‘Just Such a Slow Recovery’
August 3, 2020
Ozzy Osbourne Says He’s ‘About 75% There’ in Rebound from Spinal Surgery in New SiriusXM Interview; It’s ‘Just Such a Slow Recovery’

It hasn’t been an easy two years or so for Ozzy Osbourne. The Prince of Darkness did manage to release a new album, Ordinary Man (click here to buy), in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Elton John’s Uplifting and Optimistic Video Message to Tony Bennett for the Legendary Singer’s 94th Birthday
August 3, 2020
Watch Elton John’s Uplifting and Optimistic Video Message to Tony Bennett for the Legendary Singer’s 94th Birthday

Today, Aug. 3, Tony Bennett — legendary singer and irreplaceable icon — celebrates his 94th birthday. An artist with the esteem and respect of Bennett’s level has innumerable fans, including...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Metallica ‘Dallas 2000’ to Commemorate the 57th Birthday of Frontman James Hetfield: Resilient Rock and Roll Lifer
August 3, 2020
Watch Metallica ‘Dallas 2000’ to Commemorate the 57th Birthday of Frontman James Hetfield: Resilient Rock and Roll Lifer

It’s impossible to think of Metallica‘s music without the primal howl of lead vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield — and today, Aug. 3, Hetfield celebrates his 57th birthday. Things haven’t always been...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alanis Morissette Returns with New Album ‘Such Pretty Forks in the Road’ — Her First Album in Eight Years (Listen/Stream)
July 31, 2020
Alanis Morissette Returns with New Album ‘Such Pretty Forks in the Road’ — Her First Album in Eight Years (Listen/Stream)

On Friday, Alanis Morissette returned with a new album, Such Pretty Forks in the Road. The singer/songwriter/actor had not released a new record in a while — eight years, to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park Releases ‘Dropped Frames, Vol. 2’, a Second Digital Album of Instrumentals Created Live on Twitch (with Fans)
July 31, 2020
Out Now: Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park Releases ‘Dropped Frames, Vol. 2’, a Second Digital Album of Instrumentals Created Live on Twitch (with Fans)

Mike Shinoda, rapper/MC/multi-instrumentalist of Linkin Park, has kept plenty busy over the past few weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic — specifically, his home recording studio. On July 10 he released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Trey Anastasio (Phish) Releases ‘Lonely Trip’ LP Written/Record in Lockdown
July 31, 2020
Out Now: Trey Anastasio (Phish) Releases ‘Lonely Trip’ LP Written/Record in Lockdown

Trey Anastasio has been on quite a Lonely Trip lately, and on Friday, July 31, the jam band guitarist/icon known as the front man and co-founder of Phish will release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 7/31-8/2: Elton John, Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia, Lollapalooza Virtual Festival, ‘Mavis 80’, Stone Temple Pilots ‘Core,’ The Go-Go’s Showtime Documentary
July 31, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 7/31-8/2: Elton John, Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia, Lollapalooza Virtual Festival, ‘Mavis 80’, Stone Temple Pilots ‘Core,’ The Go-Go’s Showtime Documentary

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 — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Return with ‘Club Zero’: Hear Their First New Song in 20 Years; New Showtime Documentary Premiering 7/31
July 30, 2020
The Go-Go’s Return with ‘Club Zero’: Hear Their First New Song in 20 Years; New Showtime Documentary Premiering 7/31

It’s been a long time since the world heard new music from The Go-Go’s — but the Los Angeles punk/new wave band‘s new song, “Club Zero,” is here. Premiered late...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead ‘Shakedown Stream’: Watch ‘Egypt 1978 + the Vacation Tapes’ on YouTube Friday 7/31 (and Pre-Show with Mickey Hart)
July 30, 2020
Grateful Dead ‘Shakedown Stream’: Watch ‘Egypt 1978 + the Vacation Tapes’ on YouTube Friday 7/31 (and Pre-Show with Mickey Hart)

This Friday night, July 31, the Grateful Dead will stream another installment of the ongoing Shakedown Stream, a weekly series of archival uploads shared on YouTube. (Click here to browse...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Announce ‘Steel Wheels Live,’ a Previously Unreleased Live Album from 1989 in Atlantic City — Out 9/25 (ft. Axl Rose, Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker)
July 30, 2020
Rolling Stones Announce ‘Steel Wheels Live,’ a Previously Unreleased Live Album from 1989 in Atlantic City — Out 9/25 (ft. Axl Rose, Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker)

The Rolling Stones vault still has plenty of material that hasn’t yet been released to the masses, and on Sept. 25 a new live album of a previously unreleased 1989...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lolla2020: Watch the Official Lollapalooza Virtual Festival, Featuring 150+ Performances/Appearances — Streaming on YouTube 7/30 – 8/2
July 29, 2020
Lolla2020: Watch the Official Lollapalooza Virtual Festival, Featuring 150+ Performances/Appearances — Streaming on YouTube 7/30 – 8/2

In non-pandemic circumstances, the Lollapalooza Music and Arts Festival would be taking place this weekend. Instead, the mega-fest announced a significant “virtual event” in its place — one calling on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Wallflowers to Join Matchbox Twenty on Rescheduled 2021 Summer Tour (Full Details/Dates)
July 29, 2020
The Wallflowers to Join Matchbox Twenty on Rescheduled 2021 Summer Tour (Full Details/Dates)

This summer was supposed to see Matchbox Twenty and The Wallflowers join forces for a big outdoor amphitheater tour — only to have the COVID-19 pandemic force the tour to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Marilyn Manson’s Nightmarish Music Video for the Dystopian Anthem ‘We Are Chaos’; New Manson Album Announced (Out 9/11)
July 29, 2020
Watch Marilyn Manson’s Nightmarish Music Video for the Dystopian Anthem ‘We Are Chaos’; New Manson Album Announced (Out 9/11)

Marilyn Manson premiered a new song and music video on Wednesday, but “We Are Chaos” may throw you for a bit of a loop. Musically, it’s not an incendiary, in-your-face...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Announce Rescheduled North American Tour Dates for Summer 2021
July 29, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Announce Rescheduled North American Tour Dates for Summer 2021

Guns N’ Roses have been an unstoppable force on the touring circuit in recent years, but their plans came to a screeching halt in May due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Phoebe Bridgers Stage a Climactic Concert for Nobody at the Los Angeles Coliseum in Her New Music Video for ‘I Know the End’
July 29, 2020
Watch Phoebe Bridgers Stage a Climactic Concert for Nobody at the Los Angeles Coliseum in Her New Music Video for ‘I Know the End’

These are strange times — the strangest many of us have seen, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And it’s during this strange, unsettling time that Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sunday 8/2: Watch a Re-Broadcast of a Live Stream Gig from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)
July 28, 2020
Sunday 8/2: Watch a Re-Broadcast of a Live Stream Gig from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)

About a month ago, The Immediate Family — a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 72nd Annual Emmy Nominations Announced — Awards Show Scheduled for 9/20 (as Virtual Event)
July 28, 2020
72nd Annual Emmy Nominations Announced — Awards Show Scheduled for 9/20 (as Virtual Event)

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic having thrown the world into chaos and affecting the entertainment industry in ways few expected, the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards are still on schedule to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talkin’ ‘Bout This Generation: Filmmaker Bob Rose Explores How Today’s Musicians Find Success in ‘InstaBAND’
July 27, 2020
Talkin’ ‘Bout This Generation: Filmmaker Bob Rose Explores How Today’s Musicians Find Success in ‘InstaBAND’

Since The Who burst upon the global stage more than half a century ago singing “My Generation,” the music scene — and how to succeed in it — has undergone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Bono and the Edge of U2 Play ‘Stairway to Heaven’ for an Irish COVID-19 Fundraiser, Dedicated to Their Road Crew
July 27, 2020
Watch Bono and the Edge of U2 Play ‘Stairway to Heaven’ for an Irish COVID-19 Fundraiser, Dedicated to Their Road Crew

You just do not play “Stairway to Heaven.” There’s a rule about it, remember? Well, apparently you can play it under certain circumstances. This past weekend, Bono and the Edge...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lollapalooza Launching Free, Four-Day ‘Lolla2020’ Virtual Festival, Streaming 150+ Performances/Appearances on YouTube 7/30-8/2
July 27, 2020
Lollapalooza Launching Free, Four-Day ‘Lolla2020’ Virtual Festival, Streaming 150+ Performances/Appearances on YouTube 7/30-8/2

Like so much else in 2020, there will be no Lollapalooza due to the COVID-19 pandemic — but on Monday, the mega-fest announced plans for an extravagant streaming festival in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Travel Through Time with the Strokes in the NYC Band’s New Animated Video for ‘Ode to the Mets’
July 24, 2020
Travel Through Time with the Strokes in the NYC Band’s New Animated Video for ‘Ode to the Mets’

The Strokes couldn’t have picked a better time to premiere a trippy music video for “Ode to the Mets,” one of the songs from the NYC indie/rock band‘s new album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Announces Rescheduled 2021 European Tour Dates; New North American Dates TBA
July 24, 2020
Pearl Jam Announces Rescheduled 2021 European Tour Dates; New North American Dates TBA

The COVID-19 pandemic threw a wrench into the massive plans Pearl Jam had for 2020. The band’s new album, Gigaton, came out in late March, but the build-up to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Genesis Announces Rescheduled ‘The Last Domino?’ U.K./Ireland Reunion Tour Dates for April 2021
July 24, 2020
Genesis Announces Rescheduled ‘The Last Domino?’ U.K./Ireland Reunion Tour Dates for April 2021

Back in early March, before the COVID-19 pandemic began its stranglehold over everything, Genesis announced something fans of the legendary band had anticipated for a while: a reunion tour. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty Celebrate the Return of Major League Baseball with a Spirited Rendition of ‘Centerfield’ on Acoustic Guitar
July 23, 2020
Watch John Fogerty Celebrate the Return of Major League Baseball with a Spirited Rendition of ‘Centerfield’ on Acoustic Guitar

Today, July 23, the 2020 Major League Baseball season returns after being delayed since mid-March by the COVID-19 pandemic. Stringent rules are in place to ensure the safety of players,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mick Jagger Says New Rolling Stones Material ‘Sounds Pretty Good to Me’ — But Don’t Expect it Soon
July 23, 2020
Mick Jagger Says New Rolling Stones Material ‘Sounds Pretty Good to Me’ — But Don’t Expect it Soon

It’s been a busy few weeks for the Rolling Stones. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic ruining the band’s touring plans, which forced the postponement of the band’s No Filter tour dates,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rodrigo y Gabriela Announce ‘Mettavolution Live’ Double-Album, Premiere Cover of Pink Floyd’s “Echoes” (Listen/Preorder)
July 23, 2020
Rodrigo y Gabriela Announce ‘Mettavolution Live’ Double-Album, Premiere Cover of Pink Floyd’s “Echoes” (Listen/Preorder)

In April 2019, world-famous guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela released a new studio album, Mettavolution. The pair then went on a big world tour in support of the record, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Bon Jovi: 2020’ with Two New Songs, Including ‘Do What You Can’ — Album Out 10/2 (Listen/Preorder)
July 23, 2020
Preview ‘Bon Jovi: 2020’ with Two New Songs, Including ‘Do What You Can’ — Album Out 10/2 (Listen/Preorder)

Bon Jovi premiered a new song this week, and “Do What You Can” is very much a snapshot of life in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. The song’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘Feelin’ Alright’ Performed by Dave Mason and the Quarantines (Sammy Hagar, Michael McDonald, Mick Fleetwood and the Doobie Brothers)
July 22, 2020
Watch ‘Feelin’ Alright’ Performed by Dave Mason and the Quarantines (Sammy Hagar, Michael McDonald, Mick Fleetwood and the Doobie Brothers)

Dave Mason has been busy … and this week, the famed singer/songwriter/guitarist premiered a new performance video for the Traffic classic “Feelin’ Alright,” alongside the Quarantines: an ensemble of fellow...

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 | Watch an Intimate My Chemical Romance Concert from 2003 to Mark the 18th Anniversary of MCR’s Debut Album ‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love’
July 22, 2020
Watch an Intimate My Chemical Romance Concert from 2003 to Mark the 18th Anniversary of MCR’s Debut Album ‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love’

My Chemical Romance had huge aspirations for 2020. The revered alt/punk/rock band reunited in December 2019 for its first live gig since 2012, ending a prolonged hiatus and inspiring fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Grateful Dead ‘Shoreline 9/29/89’ for Weekly ‘Shakedown Stream’ Friday 7/24 on YouTube
July 22, 2020
Watch Grateful Dead ‘Shoreline 9/29/89’ for Weekly ‘Shakedown Stream’ Friday 7/24 on YouTube

The Grateful Dead will stream another archival performance from Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain, View, Calif. — just outside San Jose — on Friday, July 24, the latest installment in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram
July 22, 2020
Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram

We’re all looking for distractions these days, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its stranglehold on all we hold dear. All that scrolling through your Instagram feed can be taxing on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Indoor Live Concerts to Return to England Beginning in August — with Proper Social Distancing Measures
July 21, 2020
Indoor Live Concerts to Return to England Beginning in August — with Proper Social Distancing Measures

England is approaching Stage 4 of its five-stage reopening plan enacted by the government as a means of slowly returning to “normal” after the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Phoebe Bridgers Sing ‘Kyoto’ on ‘Colbert’ Karaoke-Style, Complete with a Disco Ball, Bubbles, Flashy Lights and a Skeleton Costume
July 21, 2020
Watch Phoebe Bridgers Sing ‘Kyoto’ on ‘Colbert’ Karaoke-Style, Complete with a Disco Ball, Bubbles, Flashy Lights and a Skeleton Costume

On Monday evening, Phoebe Bridgers performed an #AtHome rendition of “Kyoto,” one of the lead singles from the singer/songwriter‘s new album, Punisher, for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. (Click...

Rock Cellar Magazine | LIVE on Facebook: Watch ‘Fenway Sessions’ Live Stream, a COVID-19 Fundraiser ft. Foo Fighters, Jimmy Buffett, Jefferson Starship and More
July 20, 2020
LIVE on Facebook: Watch ‘Fenway Sessions’ Live Stream, a COVID-19 Fundraiser ft. Foo Fighters, Jimmy Buffett, Jefferson Starship and More

This Wednesday, July 22, a special live stream event will take place for COVID-19 relief, on behalf of Live Nation’s Crew Nation charity and its efforts to help music crews...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Stream His Cover of ‘Police on My Back,’ from The Equals (and Later The Clash)
July 20, 2020
New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Stream His Cover of ‘Police on My Back,’ from The Equals (and Later The Clash)

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day is back with another cover, part of his ongoing #NoFunMondays covers series. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCxI3R9FoZl/ This time, the singer/songwriter tackles “Police on My Back,” first made...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 7/22-7/23: Summer Sonic Streaming Archival Performances from Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Coldplay, Oasis and More on YouTube
July 20, 2020
7/22-7/23: Summer Sonic Streaming Archival Performances from Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Coldplay, Oasis and More on YouTube

This week, the Summer Sonic Festival will dip into its vaults for the second installment in an archival series of uploads, streaming classic concert footage on the Japanese festival’s official...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Marley Documentary ‘Marley’ Screening 7/31 in Virtual and Traditional Movie Theaters as Part of #Marley75 Celebrations
July 20, 2020
Bob Marley Documentary ‘Marley’ Screening 7/31 in Virtual and Traditional Movie Theaters as Part of #Marley75 Celebrations

Originally released in 2012, Marley is a documentary film chronicling the life, career and legacy of reggae/cultural legend Bob Marley. The film will be re-released in virtual cinemas and traditional...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Pretenders Return with Resilient New Album ‘Hate for Sale’ (Listen)
July 20, 2020
Out Now: The Pretenders Return with Resilient New Album ‘Hate for Sale’ (Listen)

Hate for Sale, the eleventh studio album from Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders and the follow-up to 2016’s Alone, was released on July 17 (click here to purchase the album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Head Outside for a Performance of ‘Don’t You Wish It Was True’ by John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Family Band
July 17, 2020
Head Outside for a Performance of ‘Don’t You Wish It Was True’ by John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Family Band

John Fogerty and his kids, ‘Fogerty’s Factory,’ have been quite the source of bountiful entertainment these past few weeks. On Friday, Fogerty’s Factory — the legendary rocker and his musically...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 3 (Ian Anderson, Ricky Phillips & James Young of Styx, Rik Emmett)
July 17, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 3 (Ian Anderson, Ricky Phillips & James Young of Styx, Rik Emmett)

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their favorite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Badflower Premieres New Song ’30,’ a Birthday Lament for Anybody Three Decades Old (Ahead of ‘S.H.I.T Fest’ Live Stream 7/18)
July 17, 2020
Badflower Premieres New Song ’30,’ a Birthday Lament for Anybody Three Decades Old (Ahead of ‘S.H.I.T Fest’ Live Stream 7/18)

Happy 30th birthday to Josh Katz, front man of the band Badflower. It doesn’t seem as if Katz is especially thrilled by the occasion, though. Here are some lyrics from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Bush Releases New Album ‘The Kingdom,’ Streaming Full Production Arena Concert Online 7/18
July 17, 2020
Out Now: Bush Releases New Album ‘The Kingdom,’ Streaming Full Production Arena Concert Online 7/18

Gavin Rossdale and Bush have unleashed a new album, The Kingdom, which was released on Friday and is available by clicking here. The record, the eighth full-length studio effort from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘View from the Vault 1’ on YouTube 7/17, Dead & Company ‘Saratoga 2019’ on 7/18
July 17, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘View from the Vault 1’ on YouTube 7/17, Dead & Company ‘Saratoga 2019’ on 7/18

Grateful Dead fans will have their hands full once again this weekend, at least as far as streaming concert events are concerned. This weekend brings with it another pair of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rammstein Announces Rescheduled 2021 North American Tour Dates
July 16, 2020
Rammstein Announces Rescheduled 2021 North American Tour Dates

Rammstein was supposed to head out on its first-ever stadium tour of North America in 2020, only to see the COVID-19 pandemic force the German industrial/metal band to postpone the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ with Four Songs, Including Joan Jett Reimagining ‘Jeepster’
July 16, 2020
Preview ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ with Four Songs, Including Joan Jett Reimagining ‘Jeepster’

On Sept. 4, a number of music icons will team up for Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex, a tribute album to the classic (and perhaps...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rose Parade Cancelled Due to COVID-19, Only its Fourth Cancellation Since 1891
July 15, 2020
Rose Parade Cancelled Due to COVID-19, Only its Fourth Cancellation Since 1891

On Wednesday, it was announced that the annual Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., will not take place in January 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and rising concern surrounding its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bush Streaming Full Production Arena Show Saturday 7/18 to Celebrate Release of New Album ‘The Kingdom’
July 14, 2020
Bush Streaming Full Production Arena Show Saturday 7/18 to Celebrate Release of New Album ‘The Kingdom’

Back in early March, Gavin Rossdale and alt/rock hitmakers Bush announced a new album, The Kingdom. The record is coming out this Friday, July 17, and was previewed with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Hear His Cover of Billy Bragg’s 1983 Song ‘A New England’
July 14, 2020
New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Hear His Cover of Billy Bragg’s 1983 Song ‘A New England’

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day brought back his #NoFunMondays covers series this week. Paying homage to his background in classic punk rock tunes, the singer/guitarist opted for a rendition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Great White Apologizes for Concert Without Masks or Distancing Amid COVID-19, While Former Singer Jack Russell Clarifies He Wasn’t Involved
July 13, 2020
Great White Apologizes for Concert Without Masks or Distancing Amid COVID-19, While Former Singer Jack Russell Clarifies He Wasn’t Involved

Over the weekend, the band Great White found itself the subject of much controversy for playing a concert in North Dakota, in a scene that didn’t appear to have any...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seniors at a U.K. Care Home in COVID-19 Lockdown Recreated Classic Album Covers from Bruce Springsteen, Bowie, the Clash, Adele and More
July 13, 2020
Seniors at a U.K. Care Home in COVID-19 Lockdown Recreated Classic Album Covers from Bruce Springsteen, Bowie, the Clash, Adele and More

For four months, residents and staff of Sydmar Lodge Care Home in Edgware, England, have been stuck in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The senior citizen residents at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Waxing Poetic About the Majesty of Vinyl Records with Benmont Tench
July 13, 2020
Waxing Poetic About the Majesty of Vinyl Records with Benmont Tench

Note: This interview with Benmont Tench was conducted a few years back, well before the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.  Walk into Benmont Tench’s home and you’ll immediately know you’ve entered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Australian Britpop-Inspired Trio DMA’s Expands its Sound with New Album ‘The Glow’ – a Nuanced and Impressive Effort (Listen)
July 10, 2020
Australian Britpop-Inspired Trio DMA’s Expands its Sound with New Album ‘The Glow’ – a Nuanced and Impressive Effort (Listen)

DMA’s is a three-piece band from Sydney, Australia with its musical roots planted in the 1990s’ Britpop sound. The band has shared the stage with the likes of Liam Gallagher,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play the CCR Classic ‘Tombstone Shadow’ from the Garage
July 10, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play the CCR Classic ‘Tombstone Shadow’ from the Garage

It’s time once again for some musical entertainment from Fogerty Factory, the family band assembled by rocker John Fogerty and his musically inclined children Shane, Kelsy and Tyler. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCeE_O1BirV/ The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park): Stream ‘Dropped Frames Vol. 1,’ a Mostly Instrumental Album Created on Twitch (With the Help of Fans)
July 10, 2020
New from Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park): Stream ‘Dropped Frames Vol. 1,’ a Mostly Instrumental Album Created on Twitch (With the Help of Fans)

Mike Shinoda, MC/rapper/multi-instrumentalist known for his years as a co-front man of Linkin Park, has kept busy during the COVID-19 pandemic — and today, Shinoda released Dropped Frames, Vol. 1, a mostly-instrumental collection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Deep Purple: Stream ‘Nothing At All,’ from Band’s New Album ‘Whoosh!’ Out 8/7
July 10, 2020
New from Deep Purple: Stream ‘Nothing At All,’ from Band’s New Album ‘Whoosh!’ Out 8/7

Deep Purple is nearing the release date of its new and 21st studio album, Whoosh!, which was delayed a bit due to the COVID-19 pandemic but now has a scheduled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘Carter-Finley Stadium 7/10/90’ on YouTube 7/10, Dead & Company ‘Folsom Field 2018’ on 7/11
July 10, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘Carter-Finley Stadium 7/10/90’ on YouTube 7/10, Dead & Company ‘Folsom Field 2018’ on 7/11

There’s plenty of activities to keep Grateful Dead fans occupied this weekend. On Friday, a lavish and detailed 50th anniversary edition of the band‘s 1970 album Workingman’s Dead was released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Weller: ‘The Modfather’ Discusses Life in COVID-19 Isolation and His New Album, ‘On Sunset’ (The Interview)
July 10, 2020
Paul Weller: ‘The Modfather’ Discusses Life in COVID-19 Isolation and His New Album, ‘On Sunset’ (The Interview)

On Sunset, the new album from Paul Weller, was just released on July 3, but the U.K. music legend says he’s already deep into the making of its follow-up when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aerosmith Postpones 50th Anniversary Show in Boston to September 2021 Due to COVID-19
July 9, 2020
Aerosmith Postpones 50th Anniversary Show in Boston to September 2021 Due to COVID-19

Back in January, Aerosmith announced plans for an epic 50th anniversary blowout concert at Fenway Park in Boston … but then the COVID-19 pandemic threw absolutely everything into chaos. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 7/18: Badflower Hosting ‘S.H.I.T Fest’ Streaming Virtual ‘Live’ Music Festival with Dead Sara, Bones UK and Dead Poet Society for Charity
July 9, 2020
7/18: Badflower Hosting ‘S.H.I.T Fest’ Streaming Virtual ‘Live’ Music Festival with Dead Sara, Bones UK and Dead Poet Society for Charity

Los Angeles-based alt/rock band Badflower emerged in 2019 with OK, I’m Sick, its compelling debut record — and would have spent Summer 2020 on the road opening for 311 and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way: Stream the Glammy ‘Here Comes the End,’ from Netflix’s ‘Umbrella Academy’
July 9, 2020
New from My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way: Stream the Glammy ‘Here Comes the End,’ from Netflix’s ‘Umbrella Academy’

My Chemical Romance was supposed to be enjoying a hotly anticipated reunion tour throughout 2020 — but the COVID-19 pandemic put a stop to that, forcing the alt-rock/punk band to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Thursday 7/9: Watch GRAMMY Museum’s ‘Catching Up with The Immediate Family’ (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)
July 8, 2020
Thursday 7/9: Watch GRAMMY Museum’s ‘Catching Up with The Immediate Family’ (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)

This Thursday, July 9, the GRAMMY Museum will host Catching Up with The Immediate Family, a live online conversation with the group — a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Tease Premiere of a Music Video for Unreleased Song ‘Criss Cross,’ Coming 7/9
July 8, 2020
Rolling Stones Tease Premiere of a Music Video for Unreleased Song ‘Criss Cross,’ Coming 7/9

It looks as if The Rolling Stones will be premiering a new music video on Thursday, July 9, for a song called “Criss Cross.” The band shared a short teaser...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Cancels Live 2020 Induction Ceremony Due to COVID-19, HBO Special in Place for 11/7
July 8, 2020
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Cancels Live 2020 Induction Ceremony Due to COVID-19, HBO Special in Place for 11/7

There will be no live Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction event for the Class of 2020, it was announced by the Hall on Wednesday, one of the latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica: All Within My Hands Foundation to Provide $295,000 in Relief Grants to Five Organizations Battling COVID-19
July 8, 2020
Metallica: All Within My Hands Foundation to Provide $295,000 in Relief Grants to Five Organizations Battling COVID-19

Through its All Within My Hands Foundation, Metallica has maintained a vibrant and active role in helping the community through various hardships in recent years. The latest is the COVID-19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘In the End’ by Linkin Park Passed a Billion YouTube Views and Was Recently Covered by 266 Musicians Around the World
July 8, 2020
‘In the End’ by Linkin Park Passed a Billion YouTube Views and Was Recently Covered by 266 Musicians Around the World

Without the crossover success of “In the End,” which peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 — there’s a chance Linkin Park would not have become a powerhouse...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Presents ‘Concerts on the Couch’ Video Performance Series Promoting 2020’s Emerging Artists
July 7, 2020
The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Presents ‘Concerts on the Couch’ Video Performance Series Promoting 2020’s Emerging Artists

The Valley Cultural Foundation, the leading arts organization in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County, has launched a new online concert series — and Concerts on the Couch...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ Play ‘Proud Mary’ and ‘Centerfield’ for the July 4th Holiday
July 6, 2020
Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ Play ‘Proud Mary’ and ‘Centerfield’ for the July 4th Holiday

This past weekend saw the 4th of July celebrated throughout the United States — and legendary rocker John Fogerty and his kids, the Fogerty Factory, released two more performance videos...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘On Sunset,’ the New Album from ‘The Modfather’ Himself, Paul Weller
July 6, 2020
Out Now: Stream ‘On Sunset,’ the New Album from ‘The Modfather’ Himself, Paul Weller

Paul Weller was supposed to release his new album, On Sunset, earlier in the summer — only to see the COVID-19 pandemic throw a wrench in those plans and delay...

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 | The Black Crowes Announce Rescheduled ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ Tour Dates for 2021
July 2, 2020
The Black Crowes Announce Rescheduled ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ Tour Dates for 2021

In late 2019, The Black Crowes announced pretty significant plans: Brothers Chris and Rich Robinson announced that the seminal blues/rock band would be touring throughout Summer 2020, playing all of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Update: The Vanilla Ice Concert in Austin, Texas on 7/3 is Cancelled, ‘I Didn’t Know the Numbers Were So Crazy!’
July 2, 2020
Update: The Vanilla Ice Concert in Austin, Texas on 7/3 is Cancelled, ‘I Didn’t Know the Numbers Were So Crazy!’

Vanilla Ice was set to play a concert on Friday, July 3 in Austin, Texas, despite skyrocketing coronavirus cases across the state and intense scrutiny from all corners, but the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Protest Song ‘Gimme Some Truth’
July 2, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Protest Song ‘Gimme Some Truth’

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong premiered the latest in his ongoing series of covers late Wednesday night, premiering a rendition of “Gimme Some Truth,” the pointed political protest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Rebroadcast of ‘The Brothers: 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Allman Brothers Band’ Concert This Weekend 7/3-7/5
July 1, 2020
Watch a Rebroadcast of ‘The Brothers: 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Allman Brothers Band’ Concert This Weekend 7/3-7/5

Back on March 10, surviving members of The Allman Brothers Band convened at Madison Square Garden for a special concert event commemorating the legendary band‘s 50th anniversary and legacy. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Rescheduled North American Dates for Summer 2021
July 1, 2020
Hella Mega Tour: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Rescheduled North American Dates for Summer 2021

This summer was supposed to see Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy join forces for the Hella Mega Tour, a gigantic outdoor outing that was postponed, like so many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Radiohead Gig from July 4, 1997 on YouTube Thursday 7/2 (Final Entry in Band’s Ongoing Archival Series, At Least for Now)
July 1, 2020
Watch a Radiohead Gig from July 4, 1997 on YouTube Thursday 7/2 (Final Entry in Band’s Ongoing Archival Series, At Least for Now)

For much of the past few weeks, Radiohead has dipped into its robust catalog of archival material for a weekly concert upload, alternating between more recent performances from Thom Yorke...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park) Created an Album via Twitch with the Help of Fans, and ‘Dropped Frames Pt. 1’ is Out 7/10
July 1, 2020
Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park) Created an Album via Twitch with the Help of Fans, and ‘Dropped Frames Pt. 1’ is Out 7/10

Mike Shinoda, MC/rapper/multi-instrumentalist known for his years as a co-front man of Linkin Park, has been as busy as anyone during the COVID-19 pandemic. He’s kept busy on a near-daily...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to a Particularly Electric Performance of ‘Takin’ it to the Streets’ by Michael McDonald, ft. Drea Rhenee
July 1, 2020
Listen to a Particularly Electric Performance of ‘Takin’ it to the Streets’ by Michael McDonald, ft. Drea Rhenee

Recent weeks have seen Michael McDonald premiere powerful live renditions of songs from his iconic career, and this week’s latest entry to the series features one of the smooth singer‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Announce ‘Club Zero,’ First New Single in 20 Years; Showtime Documentary Premiering 8/1
July 1, 2020
The Go-Go’s Announce ‘Club Zero,’ First New Single in 20 Years; Showtime Documentary Premiering 8/1

The Go-Go’s will release a new song on July 31. This is big news, considering the iconic all-female Los Angeles punk/new wave band hasn’t released a new recording in 20...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘One World,’ a Global Charity Recording Project Launched By Award-Winning Songwriter Franke Previte (Listen)
July 1, 2020
Out Now: ‘One World,’ a Global Charity Recording Project Launched By Award-Winning Songwriter Franke Previte (Listen)

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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hayley Williams Shares Behind-The-Scenes Video for ‘Sugar on the Rim,’ Complete with in-Studio Footage and … Mango Sorbet
June 30, 2020
Hayley Williams Shares Behind-The-Scenes Video for ‘Sugar on the Rim,’ Complete with in-Studio Footage and … Mango Sorbet

In May, Hayley Williams of Paramore stepped out on her own with Petals for Armor, her first solo album and a resilient and cathartic exploration varying in styles and genres...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr: ‘Ringo’s Big Birthday Show’ Charity Broadcast with Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Sheryl Crow, Sheila E. and More Announced for His 80th Birthday on 7/7
June 30, 2020
Ringo Starr: ‘Ringo’s Big Birthday Show’ Charity Broadcast with Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Sheryl Crow, Sheila E. and More Announced for His 80th Birthday on 7/7

On July 7, Ringo Starr will hit a milestone when he turns 80 years old. In normal, non-pandemic circumstances, the Beatles legend celebrates with a huge party in Los Angeles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch The Rolling Stones ‘Havana Moon’ Concert Film at Drive-in Theaters Beginning 7/10
June 30, 2020
Catch The Rolling Stones ‘Havana Moon’ Concert Film at Drive-in Theaters Beginning 7/10

Beginning July 10, drive-in movie theaters across the United States and Canada will host a special screening engagement of The Rolling Stones: Havana Moon, a production of a Stones gig...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blue Oyster Cult: New Album ‘The Symbol Remains’ Coming in October; ’45th Anniversary – Live In London’ Out 8/7
June 29, 2020
Blue Oyster Cult: New Album ‘The Symbol Remains’ Coming in October; ’45th Anniversary – Live In London’ Out 8/7

The members of Blue Oyster Cult — Buck Dharma, Eric Bloom, Danny Miranda, Richie Castellano and Jules Radino — have been working on a new album steadily for a while...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play ‘Blue Moon Nights,’ Nestled Under a Tree in the Summer Air
June 29, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play ‘Blue Moon Nights,’ Nestled Under a Tree in the Summer Air

This past Friday brought with it the latest entry in the delightful ongoing series of at-home performance videos from John Fogerty and his kids, the Fogerty Factory — and this...

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 | Country Stars Chase Rice, Chris Janson Blasted for Playing Packed Concerts in Tennessee and Idaho Despite COVID-19 Pandemic
June 29, 2020
Country Stars Chase Rice, Chris Janson Blasted for Playing Packed Concerts in Tennessee and Idaho Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

Over the weekend, social media lit up with strong criticisms of country musicians Chase Rice and Chris Janson, after both musicians played concerts — regular concerts with an audience crammed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Miley Cyrus Belt Out the Beatles’ ‘Help’ from an Empty Rose Bowl for ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’
June 29, 2020
Watch Miley Cyrus Belt Out the Beatles’ ‘Help’ from an Empty Rose Bowl for ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’

This past Saturday, a host of entertainers and musicians took part in Global Goal: Unite for Our Future, another online benefit concert raising much-needed fundraising help during the ongoing COVID-19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson: Watch ‘4th of July’ Online Concert Film 7/4; Memoir with Sister Bobbie Nelson Announced
June 26, 2020
Willie Nelson: Watch ‘4th of July’ Online Concert Film 7/4; Memoir with Sister Bobbie Nelson Announced

Willie Nelson dropped some news this week, with two things of note coming up for fans of the country/folk legend. Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic will not take place...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘Shoreline 10/2/87’ on YouTube Friday 6/26, Dead & Company ‘Citi Field 2018’ Sat. 6/27
June 26, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘Shoreline 10/2/87’ on YouTube Friday 6/26, Dead & Company ‘Citi Field 2018’ Sat. 6/27

It’s the weekend, which means it’s time for more archival streams from the Grateful Dead vaults, which seem to be an endless source of content thanks to the jam band’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | HAIM Shines Brighter Than Ever with the Resonant ‘Women in Music Pt. III’ — The Indie/Pop Album of the Summer (Listen)
June 26, 2020
HAIM Shines Brighter Than Ever with the Resonant ‘Women in Music Pt. III’ — The Indie/Pop Album of the Summer (Listen)

Los Angeles-based indie/rock trio Haim have a special bond — after all, they’re sisters — and the confidence inspired by that bond has led the way for Este, Danielle and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar Clarifies ‘I’d Rather Personally Get Sick and Even Die’ Comments About Returning to Music During the Pandemic
June 25, 2020
Sammy Hagar Clarifies ‘I’d Rather Personally Get Sick and Even Die’ Comments About Returning to Music During the Pandemic

A recent piece from Rolling Stone interviewed several music icons about how they’re holding up during the COVID-19 pandemic and their thoughts about returning to playing live music. Sammy Hagar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bring Me the Horizon Dives Headfirst Into the Abyss with Apocalyptic/Fascinating New Song/Video ‘Parasite Eve’
June 25, 2020
Bring Me the Horizon Dives Headfirst Into the Abyss with Apocalyptic/Fascinating New Song/Video ‘Parasite Eve’

Please remain calm, the end has arrived. You bring the anxiety, Bring Me the Horizon will bring the soundtrack to the end of the world. On Thursday, the shape-shifting English...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Delta Spirit Returns with ‘How Bout It,’ a Snapshot of America in Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic; New Album ‘What Is There’ Out 9/11
June 25, 2020
Delta Spirit Returns with ‘How Bout It,’ a Snapshot of America in Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic; New Album ‘What Is There’ Out 9/11

It’s been six years since Delta Spirit released a new record, but the California-based rock/indie band will do so on Sept. 11 with What Is There, the group’s fifth full-length...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo 2020 Cancelled by Organizers Due to COVID-19, 2021 Dates Announced
June 25, 2020
Bonnaroo 2020 Cancelled by Organizers Due to COVID-19, 2021 Dates Announced

These sorts of updates aren’t surprising anymore due to the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but on Thursday organizers of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival officially announced that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Plays ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’ in a Blacklight-Heavy, At-Home Performance for #AllInWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief
June 25, 2020
Pearl Jam Plays ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’ in a Blacklight-Heavy, At-Home Performance for #AllInWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief

On Wednesday night, Pearl Jam took part in #AllInWa: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief, a fundraising online event for various local charities and featuring entertainers/musical acts, coming together for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Michael Stipe and Big Red Machine (Aaron Dessner) Perform ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ for Jimmy Fallon
June 24, 2020
Watch Michael Stipe and Big Red Machine (Aaron Dessner) Perform ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ for Jimmy Fallon

“No Time for Love Like Now” is an elegantly arranged and achingly beautiful new song from Michael Stipe, longtime vocalist for R.E.M., and Aaron Dessner of the National, part of...

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 | Out 6/26: ‘All I Can Say,’ a Documentary About Blind Melon (Using Footage Filmed by Late Vocalist Shannon Hoon from 1990-1995)
June 24, 2020
Out 6/26: ‘All I Can Say,’ a Documentary About Blind Melon (Using Footage Filmed by Late Vocalist Shannon Hoon from 1990-1995)

This Friday, June 26, a documentary years in the making will be made available in theaters and virtual cinemas. All I Can Say is an intimate chronicle of the life...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Come All Ye Faithful,’ from the New Psychedelic Furs Album ‘Made of Rain’ Due Out 7/31
June 24, 2020
Stream ‘Come All Ye Faithful,’ from the New Psychedelic Furs Album ‘Made of Rain’ Due Out 7/31

On July 31, The Psychedelic Furs will add to their heralded career with the anticipated Made of Rain, the band’s first album since 1991. https://www.instagram.com/p/CAuCM2iHDzi/ The album, which was delayed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rising Indie Trio Wallows Keeping Busy with Stylish At-Home Acoustic Performances: Watch ‘OK’ and ‘Are You Bored Yet?’
June 24, 2020
Rising Indie Trio Wallows Keeping Busy with Stylish At-Home Acoustic Performances: Watch ‘OK’ and ‘Are You Bored Yet?’

Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why), Braeden Lemasters (actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age) and Cole Preston, would probably be out on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Cancels 2020 Festival, Announces 2021 Lineup/Details (Lizzo, Tame Impala, The 1975, The Strokes, More)
June 24, 2020
Outside Lands Cancels 2020 Festival, Announces 2021 Lineup/Details (Lizzo, Tame Impala, The 1975, The Strokes, More)

San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival will not take place in 2020, as expected given the COVID-19 pandemic, but the festival lessened the blow of the bad news...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘More,’ From His Upcoming Album ‘On Sunset’ Due 7/3
June 24, 2020
New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘More,’ From His Upcoming Album ‘On Sunset’ Due 7/3

“More” is a new song from esteemed English rock icon Paul Weller, premiered on Wednesday as a preview of his upcoming album, On Sunset, which will be released July 3....

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘I Remember Everything,’ the Final Song Recorded By John Prine, Becomes His Highest-Charting Single and First No. 1
June 24, 2020
‘I Remember Everything,’ the Final Song Recorded By John Prine, Becomes His Highest-Charting Single and First No. 1

On June 12, the estate of John Prine premiered “I Remember You,” the very last song recorded by the country/folk legend before he passed away earlier this year due to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Phoebe Bridgers Sing ‘I See You’ for ‘The Late Late Show’ From Her Car While Circling Around a Parking Lot
June 24, 2020
Watch Phoebe Bridgers Sing ‘I See You’ for ‘The Late Late Show’ From Her Car While Circling Around a Parking Lot

Singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers has earned rave reviews for her emotionally tinged indie/rock music over the past few years, but her appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Delightfully Calming Concert at Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu — in Front of an Audience of 2,200+ House Plants
June 23, 2020
Watch a Delightfully Calming Concert at Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu — in Front of an Audience of 2,200+ House Plants

Barcelona’s Liceu opera has been shuttered since the middle of March, forced like so many other things to change course on 2020 plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. NPR reported...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Friday 6/26: Watch a Live-Stream Gig from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell
June 23, 2020
Friday 6/26: Watch a Live-Stream Gig from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell

This Friday, June 26, The Immediate Family — a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar Willing to Return to Live Music Before a Vaccine, Would Rather ‘Get Sick and Even Die’ Than Let the Economy Stay Shut Down
June 23, 2020
Sammy Hagar Willing to Return to Live Music Before a Vaccine, Would Rather ‘Get Sick and Even Die’ Than Let the Economy Stay Shut Down

Sammy Hagar has been doing his best to keep busy at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, uploading a few quarantine performance clips with his pals in the Circle — but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello Surprised 10-Year-Old Music Prodigy Nandi Bushell (Known for Her Rage Against the Machine Covers) with a Custom Guitar
June 23, 2020
Tom Morello Surprised 10-Year-Old Music Prodigy Nandi Bushell (Known for Her Rage Against the Machine Covers) with a Custom Guitar

She may only be 10 years old, but Nandi Bushell is already making a name for herself thanks to a series of incredibly impressive videos uploaded to YouTube — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hum Returns with its First New Album Since 1998 — Stream ‘Inlet’
June 23, 2020
Hum Returns with its First New Album Since 1998 — Stream ‘Inlet’

Hum, the Illinois-based alt/rock band that scored a big rock radio hit in 1995 with “Stars,” released a new album, Inlet, on Tuesday. This is noteworthy considering Inlet is the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Papa Roach Released an Updated Version of ‘Tightrope,’ a Hidden Track on 2000’s ‘Infest’; New Album in the Works
June 23, 2020
Papa Roach Released an Updated Version of ‘Tightrope,’ a Hidden Track on 2000’s ‘Infest’; New Album in the Works

This past weekend, Papa Roach surprised fans with a newly updated version of an old song, “Tightrope.” It’s always been something of a fan favorite, and as a treat for...

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 | Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Two Suns in the Sunset’ from Quarantine
June 22, 2020
Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Two Suns in the Sunset’ from Quarantine

Last month, Roger Waters uploaded a video of he and his band performing the Pink Floyd classic “Mother” while maintaining social distance — a bit of entertainment during COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Headlining ‘#AllinWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief’ on 6/24, Streaming Live and on Amazon Prime
June 22, 2020
Pearl Jam Headlining ‘#AllinWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief’ on 6/24, Streaming Live and on Amazon Prime

This Wednesday, June 24, Pearl Jam will take part in a special online concert benefit show for its home state, Washington. #AllinWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief will stream at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Details First-Ever ‘Live from the Drive-In’ Concert Series with Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Jon Pardi, Nelly and More
June 22, 2020
Live Nation Details First-Ever ‘Live from the Drive-In’ Concert Series with Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Jon Pardi, Nelly and More

Live from the Drive-In is a new concert series from Live Nation, a direct response to the ongoing difficulties placed on the live music world as a result of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Important Announcement: Steve Lukather, Joseph Williams and Lenny Castro of Toto Recorded a Delightful COVID-19 Quarantine Performance of ‘Africa’
June 22, 2020
Important Announcement: Steve Lukather, Joseph Williams and Lenny Castro of Toto Recorded a Delightful COVID-19 Quarantine Performance of ‘Africa’

“Africa” by Toto remains one of the most inescapable songs ever recorded, the internet and prevalence of social media becoming a significant avenue to the 1982 song receiving new life...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Paul McCartney Play Trumpet on ‘When the Saints Go Marching In,’ with Elvis Costello, Irma Thomas, Dave Grohl and More, for the Preservation Hall Foundation
June 22, 2020
Watch Paul McCartney Play Trumpet on ‘When the Saints Go Marching In,’ with Elvis Costello, Irma Thomas, Dave Grohl and More, for the Preservation Hall Foundation

This past Saturday evening, the Preservation Hall Foundation staged a special live stream concert event, a fundraiser for musicians affected by the COVID-19 pandemic — and the four-hour concert featured...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Saturday 6/20: ‘Round Midnight Preserves’ Live Stream for the Preservation Hall Foundation, ft. Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Elvis Costello and More
June 19, 2020
Saturday 6/20: ‘Round Midnight Preserves’ Live Stream for the Preservation Hall Foundation, ft. Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Elvis Costello and More

This Saturday night, June 20, a very special live stream concert event benefiting the Preservation Hall Foundation will take place — and you can watch for free from the comfort...

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 John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play Bill Withers’ ‘Lean On Me,’ Dedicated to Black Lives Matter
June 19, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play Bill Withers’ ‘Lean On Me,’ Dedicated to Black Lives Matter

John Fogerty and his children, the Fogerty Factory — Shane, Kelsy and Tyler — uploaded a new video in their ongoing series of performance clips. This one’s special, however. Recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #SaveOurStages: 600 Artists, Including Robert Plant, Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Joni Mitchell and More, Sign Letter Asking Congress to Help Indie Venues Survive COVID-19 Shutdown
June 19, 2020
#SaveOurStages: 600 Artists, Including Robert Plant, Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Joni Mitchell and More, Sign Letter Asking Congress to Help Indie Venues Survive COVID-19 Shutdown

It’s time to #SaveOurStages. Among the many devastating hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past few months is the chaos thrown into the live music world — and,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead & Company Streaming 2018 Gig from Dodger Stadium on YouTube Saturday 6/20
June 18, 2020
Dead & Company Streaming 2018 Gig from Dodger Stadium on YouTube Saturday 6/20

The past several weekends have featured archival streams from both the Grateful Dead and Dead &  Company. This upcoming weekend will not feature a stream from the Grateful Dead, as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Disturbed Announces 2021 Dates for Rescheduled ‘The Sickness’ 20th Anniversary Tour, with Staind and Bad Wolves
June 18, 2020
Disturbed Announces 2021 Dates for Rescheduled ‘The Sickness’ 20th Anniversary Tour, with Staind and Bad Wolves

When Disturbed dropped its debut studio album, The Sickness, in March 2000, it set in course a career that has earned the group multiple Grammy nominations, millions of records sold...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alanis Morissette: ‘Jagged Little Pill’ 25th Anniversary Digital Reissue Out 6/26, Summer Tour with Garbage/Liz Phair Rescheduled to 2021
June 18, 2020
Alanis Morissette: ‘Jagged Little Pill’ 25th Anniversary Digital Reissue Out 6/26, Summer Tour with Garbage/Liz Phair Rescheduled to 2021

Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, Alanis Morissette would be out on the road this summer with Garbage and Liz Phair, celebrating the 25th anniversary of her breakthrough 1995...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Considering Significant Changes to Policy for Potential 2021 Concerts/Festivals, with Artists Taking on More Financial Responsibility
June 18, 2020
Live Nation Considering Significant Changes to Policy for Potential 2021 Concerts/Festivals, with Artists Taking on More Financial Responsibility

Rolling Stone has obtained a new memo from Live Nation that indicates significant changes are in store for 2021, should the resumption of live concerts and music festivals resume in...

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 | Rescheduled 2021 Dates for the Stadium Tour with Motley Crue/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Announced
June 18, 2020
Rescheduled 2021 Dates for the Stadium Tour with Motley Crue/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Announced

This summer’s planned Stadium Tour, a mega-ticket featuring iconic rock bands Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, was going to be epic — but fans will have to wait one more...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 78th Birthday
June 18, 2020
A Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 78th Birthday

This piece originally ran for a previous birthday celebration on behalf of Sir Paul McCartney, so here it is again for his 78th … Back in 1967, the Beatles wondered...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blown Away By These Music Students’ Rendition of ‘I’m Still Standing,’ Elton John Invited Them to Be His Guests on Tour
June 17, 2020
Blown Away By These Music Students’ Rendition of ‘I’m Still Standing,’ Elton John Invited Them to Be His Guests on Tour

In late March, students from the Telford Priory School in Shropshire, England, uploaded a video of themselves performing the Elton John classic “I’m Still Standing.” As this came about during...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Black Pumas Play ‘Colors’ and Cover Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car’ on ‘Seth Meyers’ and ‘Colbert’
June 17, 2020
Watch Black Pumas Play ‘Colors’ and Cover Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car’ on ‘Seth Meyers’ and ‘Colbert’

Acclaimed Austin blues/rock duo Black Pumas had a huge 2019, releasing a self-titled debut album that led to a Best New Artist nomination at the Grammys — and the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Saving for a Custom Van’, a 31-Song Tribute to Adam Schlesinger Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund
June 17, 2020
Out Now: ‘Saving for a Custom Van’, a 31-Song Tribute to Adam Schlesinger Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund

On April 1, esteemed musician/songwriter/composer Adam Schlesinger died at just 52 years of age due to complications caused by the coronavirus. Schlesinger was a beloved figure in the music business,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Spike Lee-Directed Concert Film of David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show Hitting HBO This Year
June 17, 2020
A Spike Lee-Directed Concert Film of David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show Hitting HBO This Year

Anybody who witnessed the live concert experience that David Byrne put together in 2018 knows how magical an evening it was — and the Talking Heads icon’s groundbreaking live presentation was turned into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The Killers: Stream ‘My Own Soul’s Warning,’ a Powerful New Anthem from the Upcoming ‘Imploding the Mirage’
June 17, 2020
New from The Killers: Stream ‘My Own Soul’s Warning,’ a Powerful New Anthem from the Upcoming ‘Imploding the Mirage’

When you think of The Killers, you expect bombast, grandiose compositions with earnest lyrics and fist-pumping theatrics — and that’s very much what the group delivered with its new single,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance Postpones 2020 North American Tour Dates to 2021 Due to COVID-19
June 16, 2020
My Chemical Romance Postpones 2020 North American Tour Dates to 2021 Due to COVID-19

2020 was supposed to be a big year for My Chemical Romance, as the rock/punk/emo band played its first show since 2012 in December 2019 and was preparing for some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guitar Center Music Foundation Announces ‘Relief 4 Musicians’ Online Fundraiser Series for COVID-19 Relief
June 16, 2020
Guitar Center Music Foundation Announces ‘Relief 4 Musicians’ Online Fundraiser Series for COVID-19 Relief

The Guitar Center Music Foundation, the non-profit charity arm of Guitar Center, announced a new streaming event series geared around raising money to support musicians and music programs displaced or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andrew McMahon Playing Drive-In Concerts 7/10-7/11 to Mark 15th Anniversary of Jack’s Mannequin ‘Everything in Transit’ (Live Stream Available)
June 16, 2020
Andrew McMahon Playing Drive-In Concerts 7/10-7/11 to Mark 15th Anniversary of Jack’s Mannequin ‘Everything in Transit’ (Live Stream Available)

We’ve begun seeing musical artists venture into uncharted territory in an effort to return to live music in the COVID-19 era, and on July 10 and 11, Andrew McMahon will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth’s Original Artwork Created During the COVID-19 Pandemic is Colorful and Heavy on Frogs
June 16, 2020
David Lee Roth’s Original Artwork Created During the COVID-19 Pandemic is Colorful and Heavy on Frogs

David Lee Roth was supposed to be out on tour supporting KISS on its End of the Road tour this year, but then the COVID-19 pandemic came along and ended...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 Academy Awards Pushed Back from February to April Due to COVID-19
June 15, 2020
2021 Academy Awards Pushed Back from February to April Due to COVID-19

Monday afternoon brought big news from Hollywood — not surprising news, but news nonetheless, regarding the 2021 Academy Awards: They will now take place on April 25, rather than the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Disney Postpones Release of Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ to 2021
June 12, 2020
Disney Postpones Release of Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ to 2021

This upcoming Sept. 4 was intended to see the release of The Beatles: Get Back, the anticipated documentary from filmmaker Peter Jackson, but Disney announced on Friday (per the Wrap) that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch Shakedown Stream ‘Shoreline 5/11/91’ 6/12, Dead & Company ‘8/26/2018’ Saturday 6/13
June 12, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch Shakedown Stream ‘Shoreline 5/11/91’ 6/12, Dead & Company ‘8/26/2018’ Saturday 6/13

This weekend brings with it another archival stream from the Grateful Dead archives, another installment in the jam band‘s Shakedown Stream series set to air on YouTube beginning at 8...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire Announce Rescheduled ‘Miraculous Supernatural Tour’ Dates for 2021
June 12, 2020
Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire Announce Rescheduled ‘Miraculous Supernatural Tour’ Dates for 2021

This summer was to see a magical tour package of Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire, but the two legendary acts had to postpone the outing due to complications put...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Reflects on COVID-19, George Floyd, the Eagles and New Album ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’ in Rare New York Times Interview
June 12, 2020
Bob Dylan Reflects on COVID-19, George Floyd, the Eagles and New Album ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’ in Rare New York Times Interview

Bob Dylan rarely does interviews — part of his mythical allure stems from his unique manner of conducting himself — but fresh off his 79th birthday in late May, he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Order and Pet Shop Boys Reschedule ‘Unity Tour’ from Fall 2020 to 2021 Due to COVID-19
June 11, 2020
New Order and Pet Shop Boys Reschedule ‘Unity Tour’ from Fall 2020 to 2021 Due to COVID-19

This fall’s scheduled Unity Tour, a co-headlining trek from New Order and Pet Shop Boys, will now take place in Fall 2021, it was announced by the bands on Thursday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2020 Officially Canceled, 2021 Dates Announced (Pending Further COVID-19 Developments)
June 11, 2020
Coachella 2020 Officially Canceled, 2021 Dates Announced (Pending Further COVID-19 Developments)

A few weeks back, rumors circulated that organizers of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival were considering moving the 2020 festival — which was first rescheduled from April to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to ‘No Time for Love Like Now,’ the New Song from Michael Stipe & Big Red Machine (ft. The National’s Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon)
June 11, 2020
Listen to ‘No Time for Love Like Now,’ the New Song from Michael Stipe & Big Red Machine (ft. The National’s Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon)

In late March, as the world became fully immersed in the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent shutdowns, Michael Stipe premiered a tender new song titled “No Time for Love Like Now.”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Releasing ‘S&M2’ Box Set in August, Per Lars Ulrich on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
June 11, 2020
Metallica Releasing ‘S&M2’ Box Set in August, Per Lars Ulrich on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Jimmy Kimmel Live has a running segment in which a health care worker appears on the program to be thanked and appreciate for his or her services during the COVID-19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Doobie Brothers Play a Lively ‘Listen to the Music’ from Isolation (for Feeding America)
June 11, 2020
Watch the Doobie Brothers Play a Lively ‘Listen to the Music’ from Isolation (for Feeding America)

The Doobie Brothers may have had to postpone their anticipated 50th anniversary tour with Michael McDonald to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as their Rock and Roll...

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 | Christopher Cross ‘Well Over COVID-19,’ Issues Progress Update Recovering from Guillain-Barre Syndrome in Update to Fans
June 10, 2020
Christopher Cross ‘Well Over COVID-19,’ Issues Progress Update Recovering from Guillain-Barre Syndrome in Update to Fans

The past few weeks have seen significant health hurdles overcome by singer Christopher Cross. First, the “Sailing” singer was stricken with a case of coronavirus in early April, which sprang...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Marc LaBelle of Dirty Honey, the Unsigned Band That Climbed to the Top of the Billboard Rock Charts
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood: Artist, Painter, Author, Rolling Stone (The Interview)
June 10, 2020
Ronnie Wood: Artist, Painter, Author, Rolling Stone (The Interview)

Ronnie Wood is a certifiable rock legend. Keith Richards’ guitar foil in the Rolling Stones since the 1970s, Wood had already made his name as a member of not only...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Part 2: Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Gigs They’ve Seen (Memories from Rick Springfield, Gene Simmons, Eric Carmen, More)
June 10, 2020
Part 2: Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Gigs They’ve Seen (Memories from Rick Springfield, Gene Simmons, Eric Carmen, More)

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Austin Duo Black Pumas Premiere Gentle Cover of Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car,’ Participating in ‘A Night for Austin’ Live Stream Event 6/10
June 9, 2020
Austin Duo Black Pumas Premiere Gentle Cover of Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car,’ Participating in ‘A Night for Austin’ Live Stream Event 6/10

Austin-based rock/blues duo Black Pumas had been playing Tracy Chapman’s breakout 1988 single “Fast Car” on tour over the past few months, and it was a big hit with fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Cancel North American Fall Tour Due to COVID-19
June 9, 2020
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Cancel North American Fall Tour Due to COVID-19

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds were supposed to head out on a big North American tour this October, but just as so many other bands/artists have been forced to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #SaveOurStages: NIVA (National Independent Venue Association) Fears 90% of Independent Music Venues Could Close Due to COVID-19 Without Federal Funding
June 9, 2020
#SaveOurStages: NIVA (National Independent Venue Association) Fears 90% of Independent Music Venues Could Close Due to COVID-19 Without Federal Funding

In early May, independent music venues in the United States formed NIVA, the National Independent Venue Association, in an effort to secure adequate federal funding that would ensure the venues were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the New Trailer for ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music,’ the Lovable Middle-Aged Rock Star Wannabes Tasked With Saving the World Once Again
June 9, 2020
Watch the New Trailer for ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music,’ the Lovable Middle-Aged Rock Star Wannabes Tasked With Saving the World Once Again

At long last, it’s here: The official teaser trailer for Bill & Ted Face the Music, the awaited new film starring Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves as the titular Bill &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 6/11: ‘Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine’ Stream ft. Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile, Kacey Musgraves, Bill Murray, Vince Gill and Many More
June 8, 2020
6/11: ‘Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine’ Stream ft. Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile, Kacey Musgraves, Bill Murray, Vince Gill and Many More

This upcoming Thursday, June 11, will see the streaming premiere of Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine, a star-filled salute to the country/folk icon who passed away in early...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins Cancel ‘Rock Invasion 2’ Tour Due to COVID-19
June 8, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Cancel ‘Rock Invasion 2’ Tour Due to COVID-19

This spring, The Smashing Pumpkins — Billy Corgan, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlin, Jeff Schroeder and Jack Bates — were supposed to have headed out on a special intimate tour, the...

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 | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Crimson White & Indigo’ Friday 6/5, Dead & Company Wrigley Field 2017 on Saturday 6/6
June 5, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Crimson White & Indigo’ Friday 6/5, Dead & Company Wrigley Field 2017 on Saturday 6/6

The Grateful Dead will host another Shakedown Stream YouTube event on Friday, June 5. This week’s programming features a stream of Crimson White & Indigo, a concert that took place...

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 | Final Entry in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Rare Performances from Voodoo Lounge Tour 1994, Up Sunday 6/7
June 5, 2020
Final Entry in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Rare Performances from Voodoo Lounge Tour 1994, Up Sunday 6/7

For a little over a month, the Rolling Stones have been dipping into the vaults for a series of archival YouTube uploads of bonus live footage culled from their decades...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory to Play 40 Songs for Special Live Stream Gig to Celebrate Release of New Album on 6/19
June 5, 2020
New Found Glory to Play 40 Songs for Special Live Stream Gig to Celebrate Release of New Album on 6/19

Pop-punk veterans New Found Glory were supposed to be out on the road this summer supporting their new album,  Forever + Ever x Infinity, which will be released on June...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Postpones European Leg of ‘End of the Road’ Tour Due to COVID-19 Concerns
June 5, 2020
KISS Postpones European Leg of ‘End of the Road’ Tour Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Bands and artists shelving tour plans for the foreseeable future as a result of the chaos created by the COVID-19 pandemic is all the rage these days, unfortunately, and Friday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Dion on His NYC Roots and His Star-Studded New Album, ‘Blues With Friends’
June 5, 2020
Q&A: Dion on His NYC Roots and His Star-Studded New Album, ‘Blues With Friends’

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame icon Dion first scored major success almost sixty years ago with smash hits like “The Wanderer,” “Runaround Sue” and “Ruby Baby.” Since then, Dion...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 6/13: ‘Back to the Basement’ Virtual Concert for COVID-19 Relief, ft. A Flock Of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Naked Eyes, Tiffany and More
June 4, 2020
6/13: ‘Back to the Basement’ Virtual Concert for COVID-19 Relief, ft. A Flock Of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Naked Eyes, Tiffany and More

On Saturday, June 13, a number of iconic acts from the 1980s will gather — remotely — for the Back to the Basement virtual concert, an online fundraising concert from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tool Cancels Previously Postponed Tour Dates Due to Uncertainty Surrounding the Return of Live Music
June 4, 2020
Tool Cancels Previously Postponed Tour Dates Due to Uncertainty Surrounding the Return of Live Music

Like many bands on the touring circuit, Maynard James Keenan and his colleagues in Tool found themselves thrown into chaos by the COVID-19 pandemic — at least in terms of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead Streaming ‘In Rainbows From The Basement (April 2008)’ on YouTube Today 6/4
June 4, 2020
Radiohead Streaming ‘In Rainbows From The Basement (April 2008)’ on YouTube Today 6/4

For much of the past few weeks, Radiohead has been dipping into its robust vault, uploading archival live footage as part of a weekly series of entertainment meant to pique...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Covers Bright Eyes’ ‘First Day Of My Life’; Live-Streaming a Performance on 6/4 Benefiting The Bail Project
June 3, 2020
Phoebe Bridgers Covers Bright Eyes’ ‘First Day Of My Life’; Live-Streaming a Performance on 6/4 Benefiting The Bail Project

Phoebe Bridgers and Bright Eyes are about as intertwined as two different indie/rock acts could be right now. In addition to being an avowed fan of the band fronted by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 10-Year-Old Rock and Roll Prodigy Nandi Bushell Covers Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Guerrilla Radio’ to Support #BlackLivesMatter
June 1, 2020
10-Year-Old Rock and Roll Prodigy Nandi Bushell Covers Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Guerrilla Radio’ to Support #BlackLivesMatter

Nandi Bushell is a 10-year-old “British and Zulu drummer girl” who knows her way around a handful of instruments — and recently, the musical prodigy showed her stuff with an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Stadium Tour with Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Postponed to Summer 2021
June 1, 2020
The Stadium Tour with Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Postponed to Summer 2021

After weeks of speculation regarding this summer’s scheduled Stadium Tour, a mega-tour featuring Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, word came down on Monday that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Bruce Springsteen Play with Dropkick Murphys (Remotely) at an Empty Fenway Park for COVID-19 Relief
June 1, 2020
Watch Bruce Springsteen Play with Dropkick Murphys (Remotely) at an Empty Fenway Park for COVID-19 Relief

On Friday evening, Boston punk rabblerousers the Dropkick Murphys staged a special concert at an empty Fenway Park, a fundraiser for Feeding America, Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston, and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alien Ant Farm Covers ‘Everything She Wants’ by Wham!, Music Video Featuring Pals in 311, Hoobstank, P.O.D., Insane Clown Posse and More
June 1, 2020
Alien Ant Farm Covers ‘Everything She Wants’ by Wham!, Music Video Featuring Pals in 311, Hoobstank, P.O.D., Insane Clown Posse and More

On Friday, Alien Ant Farm returned with a new cover of a classic 1980s pop song — this time, “Everything She Wants,” a 1984 smash-hit from George Michael and Wham!...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty + His Kids Play ‘Centerfield’ from the Outfield at an Empty Dodger Stadium for Fogerty’s 75th Birthday
May 29, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + His Kids Play ‘Centerfield’ from the Outfield at an Empty Dodger Stadium for Fogerty’s 75th Birthday

On Thursday, legendary rocker John Fogerty celebrated his 75th birthday, and he and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ — his family band made up of kids Shane, Kelsy and Tyler — played...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New: Hear Elton John and Lady Gaga Collaborate on the Pulsating ‘Sine From Above,’ from Gaga’s New Album ‘Chromatica’ (Out Now)
May 29, 2020
New: Hear Elton John and Lady Gaga Collaborate on the Pulsating ‘Sine From Above,’ from Gaga’s New Album ‘Chromatica’ (Out Now)

On Friday, Lady Gaga returned with Chromatica, her anticipated sixth solo album and the first since 2016’s Joanne, released after a few delays caused by the COVID-pandemic. Among the high-profile...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next Up in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Performances from ‘Bridges to Babylon’ Tour, Up Sunday 5/31
May 29, 2020
Next Up in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Performances from ‘Bridges to Babylon’ Tour, Up Sunday 5/31

This Sunday, May 31, The Rolling Stones will continue their ongoing weekly series of archival YouTube uploads with another Extra Licks! entry — this time, performance footage from the band’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chicago Postpones Summer Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19, but Rick Springfield is Unable to Join New Tour
May 29, 2020
Chicago Postpones Summer Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19, but Rick Springfield is Unable to Join New Tour

This summer was supposed to bring with it a crowd-pleasing tour involving Chicago and Rick Springfield, but the tour has been postponed due to ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judy Collins Premieres New Version of ‘Amazing Grace,’ Joined By the ‘Global Virtual Choir,’ Benefiting the W.H.O.’s Solidarity Response Fund
May 29, 2020
Judy Collins Premieres New Version of ‘Amazing Grace,’ Joined By the ‘Global Virtual Choir,’ Benefiting the W.H.O.’s Solidarity Response Fund

“Amazing Grace,” recorded by Judy Collins, remains a landmark recording in music history, her version esteemed among the many that have been laid to tape over the years. On Friday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cindy Blackman Santana + Carlos Santana Transform John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ to Raise Money for COVID-19 Relief (Listen)
May 29, 2020
Cindy Blackman Santana + Carlos Santana Transform John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ to Raise Money for COVID-19 Relief (Listen)

On Friday, Cindy Blackman Santana and her husband, guitarist extraordinaire Carlos Santana, premiered a lively new cover of “Imagine,” the global peace anthem first made famous by John Lennon. Their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Buffalo, NY 7/16/90’ Friday 5/29, Dead & Company from the Gorge 2016 on YouTube Saturday 5/30
May 28, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Buffalo, NY 7/16/90’ Friday 5/29, Dead & Company from the Gorge 2016 on YouTube Saturday 5/30

The weekly Grateful Dead Shakedown Stream video series will continue once again this weekend — and on Friday night, May 28, the vault will be opened once again for Buffalo,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Buzz: Coachella 2020 Might Be Moved Entirely to 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 28, 2020
Buzz: Coachella 2020 Might Be Moved Entirely to 2021 Due to COVID-19

Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival would have taken place over two sun-soaked weekends in April. The pandemic, just as it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Playing the Beatles, the Who, Prince and More from Home, Adorable Family Band Colt Clark & the Quarantine Kids Deserve Your Attention
May 28, 2020
Playing the Beatles, the Who, Prince and More from Home, Adorable Family Band Colt Clark & the Quarantine Kids Deserve Your Attention

As long as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dictate our collective way of life, folks will find a way to remain entertained — and over the past few weeks, a...

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 | Rammstein Postpones First-Ever North American Stadium Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 27, 2020
Rammstein Postpones First-Ever North American Stadium Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19

German industrial metal icons Rammstein were supposed to head out on an anticipated North American stadium tour this fall — but on Wednesday, the tour was officially postponed due to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Travel Back in Time with Radiohead and Watch a 1994 Gig from the London Astoria on YouTube 5/28
May 27, 2020
Travel Back in Time with Radiohead and Watch a 1994 Gig from the London Astoria on YouTube 5/28

There was a time, before Radiohead embraced its experimental leanings head-on, when Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and their band mates were a fledgling English rock band. On Thursday, May 28,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles Cancels 2020 Season for First Time in 90 Years Due to COVID-19
May 27, 2020
The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles Cancels 2020 Season for First Time in 90 Years Due to COVID-19

A rough summer in Los Angeles just got even quieter. Two weeks ago saw the legendary Hollywood Bowl officially cancel its entire 2020 season of live performances as a result...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Replay of the Led Zeppelin Reunion Show, ‘Celebration Day,’ This Weekend on YouTube (for 72 Hours Only)
May 27, 2020
Watch a Replay of the Led Zeppelin Reunion Show, ‘Celebration Day,’ This Weekend on YouTube (for 72 Hours Only)

A Led Zeppelin reunion — just the mere phrase elicits shudders of excitement among the legendary band‘s fans. In 2007, Zeppelin fans the world over were ecstatic to see Robert...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Doobie Brothers Officially Reschedule 50th Anniversary Tour with Michael McDonald to 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 26, 2020
Doobie Brothers Officially Reschedule 50th Anniversary Tour with Michael McDonald to 2021 Due to COVID-19

On Tuesday, The Doobie Brothers announced that their anticipated 50th anniversary tour with Michael McDonald has been officially postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with the news,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Tommy Shaw of Styx Cover Led Zeppelin’s ‘Going to California’
May 26, 2020
Hear Tommy Shaw of Styx Cover Led Zeppelin’s ‘Going to California’

Tommy Shaw of Styx recently premiered a cover of “Going to California,” the classic song from Led Zeppelin. Though Shaw’s cover isn’t exactly “new” — it was recorded “many years...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Launch ‘Not in This Lifetime Selects’ Video Series, Pro-Shot Performances from the ‘Not in the Lifetime’ Tour (Watch)
May 26, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Launch ‘Not in This Lifetime Selects’ Video Series, Pro-Shot Performances from the ‘Not in the Lifetime’ Tour (Watch)

Guns N’ Roses may have been forced off the road this summer, postponing tour plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic like so many other touring acts these days, but they’re...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Beat Club 4/21/72’ Friday 5/22, Dead & Company Madison Square Garden 10/31/2019 on Saturday 5/23
May 22, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Beat Club 4/21/72’ Friday 5/22, Dead & Company Madison Square Garden 10/31/2019 on Saturday 5/23

As has been the case for most weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, this weekend will bring with it marquee streaming opportunities for Grateful Dead fans looking for something to watch...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows Covers the Beatles’ ‘With a Little Help from My Friends,’ Drummer Cole Preston Singing a la Ringo Starr (for Feeding America)
May 22, 2020
Wallows Covers the Beatles’ ‘With a Little Help from My Friends,’ Drummer Cole Preston Singing a la Ringo Starr (for Feeding America)

The last time we heard from Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why), Braeden Lemasters (actor known for roles such as Men of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Join Green Day in ‘Dreaming’ of a Return to Playing Concerts with the Band’s New Blondie Cover (Listen)
May 21, 2020
Join Green Day in ‘Dreaming’ of a Return to Playing Concerts with the Band’s New Blondie Cover (Listen)

We all want to get back out there, enjoying live concerts from the artists and bands we admire — there’s truly nothing like it, as Dave Grohl wrote in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Outside with John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ (and Friendly Farm Animals) for a Rendition of Arlo Guthrie’s ‘City of New Orleans’
May 21, 2020
Go Outside with John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ (and Friendly Farm Animals) for a Rendition of Arlo Guthrie’s ‘City of New Orleans’

The latest video from John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ — his children,  Shane, Kelsy and Tyler —  finds the clan outside, playing a very warm and pleasant version of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blues Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Supporting Touring Musicians Affected by COVID-19 with Fueling Musicians Program (and You Can Contribute)
May 21, 2020
Blues Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Supporting Touring Musicians Affected by COVID-19 with Fueling Musicians Program (and You Can Contribute)

The realities of the COVID-19 pandemic have left those in the music industry without work for an indeterminate amount of time. Recent weeks have seen independent venues form a coalition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming on 6/11: ‘Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine,’ Streaming on Facebook, YouTube and More
May 21, 2020
Coming on 6/11: ‘Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine,’ Streaming on Facebook, YouTube and More

On June 11, the incredible life and career of John Prine will be commemorated with a special online event broadcast across his Facebook and YouTube pages, among other platforms. Announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers Lollapalooza 2006 Set on YouTube 5/21 at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET, a Fundraiser for Crew Nation
May 21, 2020
Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers Lollapalooza 2006 Set on YouTube 5/21 at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET, a Fundraiser for Crew Nation

Lollapalooza is opening up its vault tonight, May 21, for a replay of a headline performance by the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2006. The show will go live on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Replay of Radiohead ‘The King of Limbs From the Basement’ 2011, Today 5/21 on YouTube (2 p.m. PT)
May 21, 2020
Watch a Replay of Radiohead ‘The King of Limbs From the Basement’ 2011, Today 5/21 on YouTube (2 p.m. PT)

Radiohead is reopening the vault once again tonight, Thursday, May 21, for a trip back to 2011 — specifically, the band’s The King of Limbs From the Basement performance. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Roger Waters: US + THEM’ Film Documenting His Sold-Out 2017-2018 Tour, Available June 16 Digitally
May 21, 2020
Preview ‘Roger Waters: US + THEM’ Film Documenting His Sold-Out 2017-2018 Tour, Available June 16 Digitally

On June 16, Sony Pictures will premiere Roger Waters: US + THEM, a documentary film chronicling Waters’ sold-out tour from 2017 and 2018, featuring music from throughout his time with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Daltrey on COVID-19 Restrictions: ‘We Can’t Wrap Ourselves in Cotton Wool’
May 21, 2020
Roger Daltrey on COVID-19 Restrictions: ‘We Can’t Wrap Ourselves in Cotton Wool’

Anyone who knows anything about Roger Daltrey is most likely aware that the iconic vocalist of The Who doesn’t mince his words — and he remains as fiery as ever...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judy Collins is Putting Together a ‘Global Virtual Choir’ to Create a New Version of ‘Amazing Grace’ and You Can Join (Deadline Friday 5/22)
May 20, 2020
Judy Collins is Putting Together a ‘Global Virtual Choir’ to Create a New Version of ‘Amazing Grace’ and You Can Join (Deadline Friday 5/22)

Legendary singer/songwriter Judy Collins has a special opportunity for everybody, designed with the spirit of community amid the COVID-19 pandemic in mind. It all has to do with her rendition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Officially Postpone North American Tour Due to COVID-19
May 20, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Officially Postpone North American Tour Due to COVID-19

Guns N’ Roses have officially postponed their scheduled North American tour dates for the summer of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was announced on Wednesday via the band‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blues/Country Rocker Travis McCready Played the First ‘Pandemic Concert’ in the U.S. This Week, and it Was a Bit Surreal
May 20, 2020
Blues/Country Rocker Travis McCready Played the First ‘Pandemic Concert’ in the U.S. This Week, and it Was a Bit Surreal

On Monday night, blues/country rocker Travis McCready of the band Bishop Gunn played a live concert in front of fans at TempleLive in Fort Smith, Arkansas. In the era before...

Rock Cellar Magazine | James Taylor and Jackson Browne Tour Rescheduled to 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 20, 2020
James Taylor and Jackson Browne Tour Rescheduled to 2021 Due to COVID-19

Legendary singer/songwriters James Taylor and Jackson Browne were supposed to begin a special tour this month, but the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the pair to reschedule the outing until 2021....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Rebecca Holden and Little Anthony Cover ‘I Believe,’ Dedicated to Families and the Heroes Fighting COVID-19
May 20, 2020
Hear Rebecca Holden and Little Anthony Cover ‘I Believe,’ Dedicated to Families and the Heroes Fighting COVID-19

Acclaimed actress/singer Rebecca Holden and legendary blues/soul singer Jerome Anthony “Little Anthony” Gourdine joined forces in 2019 to record a cover of “I Believe,” the spiritual song written  by Ervin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) Premiere At-Home Video for Their Cover of ‘(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding’
May 20, 2020
Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) Premiere At-Home Video for Their Cover of ‘(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding’

Recently, singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age teamed up for a minimalist cover of “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Premieres New Song ‘I See You,’ Announces ‘Phoebe Bridgers’ World, Tour’ of Livestream Performances
May 19, 2020
Phoebe Bridgers Premieres New Song ‘I See You,’ Announces ‘Phoebe Bridgers’ World, Tour’ of Livestream Performances

On June 19, Phoebe Bridgers will release her awaited second full-length album, Punisher. It was previewed in recent weeks with the track “Kyoto,” and on Tuesday “I See You” became...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Streaming 2012 Gig with Walter Martin and Members of the National on 5/20
May 19, 2020
Bob Weir ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Streaming 2012 Gig with Walter Martin and Members of the National on 5/20

These days, Grateful Dead fans have plenty of ways to stay entertained while at home during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — and Weir Wednesdays, a weekly series from esteemed Dead...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Summer’s Incubus and 311 Tour (ft. Badflower) Has Officially Been Canceled Due to COVID-19
May 19, 2020
This Summer’s Incubus and 311 Tour (ft. Badflower) Has Officially Been Canceled Due to COVID-19

This summer was to feature a pretty solid warm-weather tour from Incubus and 311, with special guests Badflower, playing their breezy alt/rock hits across the country. However, like so many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to the New ‘Pandemic Playlist’ from Alice Cooper on Spotify, ft. the Who, Rolling Stones, Kinks and More
May 19, 2020
Listen to the New ‘Pandemic Playlist’ from Alice Cooper on Spotify, ft. the Who, Rolling Stones, Kinks and More

Alice Cooper wants to help. The COVID-19 pandemic has left us all confused, frustrated and at home, seeking new methods of entertainment. The shock-rock icon wants to be a beacon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour with Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy Postponed Until 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 19, 2020
Hella Mega Tour with Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy Postponed Until 2021 Due to COVID-19

This summer was to be a busy one for Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy, the trio of gigantic alt/rock/punk bands having joined forces for the Hella Mega Tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | It’s Time for Another Guitar Lesson from Robby Krieger of The Doors: This Time, He’ll Teach You to Play ‘Spanish Caravan’
May 18, 2020
It’s Time for Another Guitar Lesson from Robby Krieger of The Doors: This Time, He’ll Teach You to Play ‘Spanish Caravan’

Recently, legendary guitarist Robby Krieger of the Doors has been sharing instructional guitar videos on the internet, giving fans a pretty sweet chance to learn how to play some of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Premieres Cover of ‘That’s Rock N’ Roll,’ a 1977 Top 10 Hit for Shaun Cassidy (Written by Eric Carmen)
May 18, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Premieres Cover of ‘That’s Rock N’ Roll,’ a 1977 Top 10 Hit for Shaun Cassidy (Written by Eric Carmen)

Each Monday for pretty much the entirety of the COVID-19 pandemic thus far, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has premiered a cover song of a tune he considers influential...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ Play ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain?’
May 18, 2020
Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ Play ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain?’

Over the weekend, John Fogerty shared another at-home video performance from himself and the ‘Fogerty Factory,’ his children — Shane, Kelsy and Tyler. It’s the latest installment in this running...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Harry Styles’ ‘Watermelon Sugar’ Video (Dedicated to ‘Touching’) Will Make You Feel Like You’re Breaking Social Distancing Rules
May 18, 2020
Harry Styles’ ‘Watermelon Sugar’ Video (Dedicated to ‘Touching’) Will Make You Feel Like You’re Breaking Social Distancing Rules

Harry Styles said it himself in “Watermelon Sugar,” a standout song from the pop singer‘s December 2019 album Fine Line: I want more berries and that summer feelin’ It’s so wonderful and warm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play ‘Mother’ from Quarantine: ‘Watching ‘Mother’ Reminds Me Just How Irreplaceable the Joy of Being in a Band is’
May 18, 2020
Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play ‘Mother’ from Quarantine: ‘Watching ‘Mother’ Reminds Me Just How Irreplaceable the Joy of Being in a Band is’

Roger Waters and his touring band aren’t able to be out on the road right now — the COVID-19 pandemic postponed his anticipated This Is Not A Drill tour to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Back to 1983 for a ‘Kill ‘Em All’-Era Metallica Show for #MetallicaMondays Tonight 5/18 on YouTube
May 18, 2020
Go Back to 1983 for a ‘Kill ‘Em All’-Era Metallica Show for #MetallicaMondays Tonight 5/18 on YouTube

It’s #MetallicaMonday — the band’s weekly series of archival streams released on YouTube to keep folks entertained during the COVID-19 pandemic — once again, and tonight, May 18, Metallica will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dropkick Murphys Announce Crowd-Less Fenway Park Gig, Streaming 5/29 for Charity (ft. Bruce Springsteen)
May 18, 2020
Dropkick Murphys Announce Crowd-Less Fenway Park Gig, Streaming 5/29 for Charity (ft. Bruce Springsteen)

On May 29, the Dropkick Murphys will become the first musical act to stage a full concert performance at a major U.S. venue without an in-person audience due to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Giants Stadium 6/17/91’ Friday 5/15, Dead and Company ‘Chase Center 12/31/19’ Sat. 5/16
May 15, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Giants Stadium 6/17/91’ Friday 5/15, Dead and Company ‘Chase Center 12/31/19’ Sat. 5/16

This weekend brings with it two more streams catered to the Deadheads of the world — the first, from the Grateful Dead on Friday, May 15, followed by a recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Foo Fighters Play Wembley Stadium in 2008 (ft. Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones) on YouTube
May 15, 2020
Watch Foo Fighters Play Wembley Stadium in 2008 (ft. Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones) on YouTube

The Foo Fighters are opening the vault once again for a special livestream concert event today, May 15, at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. ET when the band re-airs its 2008...

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 | Alice Cooper Premieres a Video for ‘Don’t Give Up,’ an Uplifting New Song for the COVID-19 Era
May 15, 2020
Alice Cooper Premieres a Video for ‘Don’t Give Up,’ an Uplifting New Song for the COVID-19 Era

“Don’t Give Up,” a new song from Alice Cooper premiered on Friday, is a salve for the anxiety of our current times, caught up in the COVID-19 pandemic. Premiered on Friday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Graham Nash Says He’s Written Half an Album of Song Demos During Isolation (Appearing on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ 5/17)
May 14, 2020
Graham Nash Says He’s Written Half an Album of Song Demos During Isolation (Appearing on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ 5/17)

Legendary singer/songwriter Graham Nash has found a way to keep busy while at home during the COVID-19 pandemic — writing songs! Apparently, he’s penned “half an album of new song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | If You’re Sitting There Thinking ‘All I Wanna Do is Have Some Fun,’ This Sheryl Crow Quarantine Performance Will Do the Trick
May 14, 2020
If You’re Sitting There Thinking ‘All I Wanna Do is Have Some Fun,’ This Sheryl Crow Quarantine Performance Will Do the Trick

It can be tough to keep up with all of the latest and most notable ‘quarantine’ performances that have flooded the internet in the weeks since the COVID-19 pandemic took...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood Has Some Impressive New Rolling Stones-Inspired Art to Sell You
May 14, 2020
Ronnie Wood Has Some Impressive New Rolling Stones-Inspired Art to Sell You

The Rolling Stones may have had to postpone their No Filter U.S. tour dates due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that unexpected free time has led to a wealth of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Mr. Show’s Bob Odenkirk + David Cross Lead a Hilariously Serious All-Star Singalong of ‘Eat It’ by ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic
May 14, 2020
Watch Mr. Show’s Bob Odenkirk + David Cross Lead a Hilariously Serious All-Star Singalong of ‘Eat It’ by ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

We’re all in this together. That phrase is everywhere these days, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic still maintains its stranglehold on society — enter “Weird Al” Yankovic and his comedian...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Streaming ‘The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness’ for 48 Hours Beginning Friday 5/15 on YouTube
May 14, 2020
Queen Streaming ‘The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness’ for 48 Hours Beginning Friday 5/15 on YouTube

Heads up, Queen fans — the band is launching a very special and limited-time opportunity on YouTube this Friday, May 15 when it streams the The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert...

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 | Hear a Powerhouse Live Performance of ‘What the World Needs Now’ from Michael McDonald
May 13, 2020
Hear a Powerhouse Live Performance of ‘What the World Needs Now’ from Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald has released a new live cover of “What the World Needs Now,” the 1965 hit by Jackie DeShannon that was written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Rodgers and His Daughter, Jasmine, Participate in New ‘Imagine’ Cover from Nathan James (Inglorious), Geoff Downes and More (Listen)
May 13, 2020
Paul Rodgers and His Daughter, Jasmine, Participate in New ‘Imagine’ Cover from Nathan James (Inglorious), Geoff Downes and More (Listen)

Bad Company vocalist Paul Rodgers recently took part in an all-star team-up borne out of COVID-19 isolation, contributing vocals to a cover of John Lennon‘s classic “Imagine.” Put together by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen in Concert (Paul Stanley, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather and More)
May 13, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen in Concert (Paul Stanley, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather and More)

Whether it’s The Who, The Rolling Stones or Foo Fighters tearing it up in stadiums, witnessing KISS, Aerosmith or Madonna in a large amphitheater or The Supersuckers kickin’ out the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Cancels June/July 2020 Tour Due to COVID-19
May 13, 2020
Bob Dylan Cancels June/July 2020 Tour Due to COVID-19

Bob Dylan was supposed to head out on the road this summer on a tour with special guests Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, but the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has...

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 | Being Stuck at Home Can Still Be Fun, as the New Crowd-Sourced Music Video from Mindi Abair Proves
May 12, 2020
Being Stuck at Home Can Still Be Fun, as the New Crowd-Sourced Music Video from Mindi Abair Proves

Mindi Abair, renowned saxophonist/vocalist/author who served as the featured sax player on American Idol for two seasons among many other accomplishments, recently premiered a peppy new music video for her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jason Isbell + Amanda Shires Hosting Special Livestream Event with Release of ‘Reunions’ LP This Friday 5/15
May 12, 2020
Jason Isbell + Amanda Shires Hosting Special Livestream Event with Release of ‘Reunions’ LP This Friday 5/15

This Friday, May 15, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit will release a new record, Reunions. The anticipated album comes during anxious times, of course, due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Jeff Beck + Johnny Depp’s Trippy New Video for Their Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Isolation’
May 12, 2020
Watch Jeff Beck + Johnny Depp’s Trippy New Video for Their Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Isolation’

Recently, two icons joined forces when Jeff Beck + Johnny Depp premiered “Isolation,” their bluesy cover of the John Lennon classic from 1970’s John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band LP. The single now has a corresponding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Keys Cancel ‘Let’s Rock’ 2020 Summer Tour Due to COVID-19
May 12, 2020
The Black Keys Cancel ‘Let’s Rock’ 2020 Summer Tour Due to COVID-19

With Live Nation taking a look at alternative methods of live entertainment in the coming months as the world continues dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Keys announced on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bryan Adams Tells Whoever/Whatever Caused COVID-19 to ‘Go Vegan’ in Angry Instagram Video
May 12, 2020
Bryan Adams Tells Whoever/Whatever Caused COVID-19 to ‘Go Vegan’ in Angry Instagram Video

Bryan Adams was looking forward to a run of shows at the legendary Royal Albert Hall in London beginning this week, but the COVID-19 pandemic put the Canadian pop/rocker‘s plans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dennis DeYoung Talks the Legacy of Styx, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview)
May 12, 2020
Dennis DeYoung Talks the Legacy of Styx, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview)

When Dennis DeYoung performed “The Best of Times” recently from home on piano and posted it to YouTube, it didn’t take long for his 1981 Top 10 hit with Styx...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Channels Stiv Bators (Dead Boys) on New #NoFunMondays Cover of the Peppy ‘Not That Way Anymore’
May 11, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Channels Stiv Bators (Dead Boys) on New #NoFunMondays Cover of the Peppy ‘Not That Way Anymore’

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day released another new cover tune on Monday, and this one taps into his punk roots once more. https://www.instagram.com/p/CADuColFTeK/ For the latest entry in Armstrong’s...

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 | Next Up on #MetallicaMondays: Metallica Toasts 20 Years of ‘The Black Album’ with Back-To-Front Concert from 2012 (Streaming on YouTube)
May 11, 2020
Next Up on #MetallicaMondays: Metallica Toasts 20 Years of ‘The Black Album’ with Back-To-Front Concert from 2012 (Streaming on YouTube)

Tonight is another #MetallicaMondays event from the thrash-metal gods, as a means of entertainment during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s a special one. On June 12, 2012 in Nickelsdorf, Austria,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Colin Young Launches Podcast ‘Tripping On My Roots,’ Performs for Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ Sessions
May 11, 2020
Jesse Colin Young Launches Podcast ‘Tripping On My Roots,’ Performs for Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ Sessions

It’s a particularly busy time for Jesse Colin Young, celebrated singer/songwriter known for his solo work in addition to the music he made with the Youngbloods decades ago. Today, May...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Cancel European Tour Due to COVID-19 Concerns
May 11, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Cancel European Tour Due to COVID-19 Concerns

To the surprise of nobody given the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, Guns N’ Roses will not be partaking in their previously scheduled European tour for the coming weeks. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Inside the Studio with John Fogerty and His Kids, the ‘Fogerty Factory,’ for Laughs and ‘Up Around the Bend’
May 11, 2020
Go Inside the Studio with John Fogerty and His Kids, the ‘Fogerty Factory,’ for Laughs and ‘Up Around the Bend’

Every few days while in COVID-19 pandemic quarantine, John Fogerty premieres a new performance video from his home, and every few days it’s an absolute delight. https://www.instagram.com/p/B_x5LJ8BHjx/ Over the weekend,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl, Fan of Live Music, Pens Emotional Column About Its Eventual Return: ‘We Need Moments That Reassure Us That We Are Not Alone’
May 11, 2020
Dave Grohl, Fan of Live Music, Pens Emotional Column About Its Eventual Return: ‘We Need Moments That Reassure Us That We Are Not Alone’

There’s a moment at any Foo Fighters gig that stands above the rest. Dave Grohl emerges, alone, with a guitar, and begins playing “Everlong,” his band’s classic tune from 1997’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Springfield Premieres ‘The Wall Will Fall,’ a Fundraising Song for Feeding America ft. Vance DeGeneres, Sammy Hagar, Richard Marx, Members of Loverboy, KISS and More (Listen)
May 8, 2020
Rick Springfield Premieres ‘The Wall Will Fall,’ a Fundraising Song for Feeding America ft. Vance DeGeneres, Sammy Hagar, Richard Marx, Members of Loverboy, KISS and More (Listen)

Recently, Rock Cellar caught up with Rick Springfield from his home in Southern California, where the iconic rocker was keeping busy while under coronavirus pandemic-mandated quarantine. Among the activities he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Vewing: ‘Shakedown Stream’ ft. Bob Weir Friday 5/8, Dead & Company Streaming 2018 Gig Saturday 5/9
May 8, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Vewing: ‘Shakedown Stream’ ft. Bob Weir Friday 5/8, Dead & Company Streaming 2018 Gig Saturday 5/9

It’s the weekend again, so that means a pair of Grateful Dead-related concert streams are coming your way — pretty solid entertainment if you’re stuck at home due to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation to Phase In Drive-In Concerts and Live Broadcasts Without Crowds Due to COVID-19
May 8, 2020
Live Nation to Phase In Drive-In Concerts and Live Broadcasts Without Crowds Due to COVID-19

Among the many industries hit especially hard by the coronavirus pandemic is the live music business. Just this week, independent venues in the U.S. formed a coalition in hopes of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Iron Maiden Cancels 2020 Shows Due to COVID-19, Pushes ‘Legacy of the Beast Tour’ to Summer 2021
May 8, 2020
Iron Maiden Cancels 2020 Shows Due to COVID-19, Pushes ‘Legacy of the Beast Tour’ to Summer 2021

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Bruce Dickinson and Iron Maiden have canceled their scheduled 2020 tour dates. The news was revealed in a two-part Instagram post on Thursday....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Muse’s Matt Bellamy Premieres ‘Tomorrow’s World,’ a Bit of Hope Spawned By the Dystopia of COVID-19 Isolation
May 8, 2020
Muse’s Matt Bellamy Premieres ‘Tomorrow’s World,’ a Bit of Hope Spawned By the Dystopia of COVID-19 Isolation

Muse hit it big for a variety of reasons, but the English rock band’s marriage of grandiose, slightly prog-oriented music with vocalist Matt Bellamy and his powerful singing style were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Unsettling New Puscifer Video for ‘Apocalyptical’ from Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Sums Up the Anxiety of the COVID-19 Era
May 8, 2020
This Unsettling New Puscifer Video for ‘Apocalyptical’ from Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Sums Up the Anxiety of the COVID-19 Era

Leave it to Maynard James Keenan to release the perfect music video for these unsettling times. The irreverent lead vocalist of Tool premiered a new song on Friday with his...

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 | Next Up in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Havana Moon 2016, Going Live Sunday 5/10 (Preview)
May 8, 2020
Next Up in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Havana Moon 2016, Going Live Sunday 5/10 (Preview)

This Sunday, May 10 at 3 p.m. EDT/12 p.m. PDT, the Rolling Stones will continue Extra Licks!, their new weekly series of archival/rare performance videos from the iconic rockers. Up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian May of Queen Somehow Ripped His Glutes to ‘Shreds’ Gardening — But He’s OK
May 8, 2020
Brian May of Queen Somehow Ripped His Glutes to ‘Shreds’ Gardening — But He’s OK

Tending to the garden can be a great activity and a solid way to spend some time at home — unless you’re Queen guitarist Brian May, who apparently had a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Motörhead Day — Celebrate with a New ‘Ace of Spades’ Video and More Online Activities
May 7, 2020
Happy Motörhead Day — Celebrate with a New ‘Ace of Spades’ Video and More Online Activities

Today, May 8, is Motörhead Day. It helps to refer to the date as “The 8th of May,” as in the legendary hard rock band‘s song “Ace of Spades.” Get...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Learn to Play ‘People Are Strange’ on Guitar, Directly from Robby Krieger of the Doors
May 7, 2020
Learn to Play ‘People Are Strange’ on Guitar, Directly from Robby Krieger of the Doors

In mid-March, Robby Krieger began a #LearnToPlayTheDoors series of instructional how-to videos, bringing some of his guitar expertise to fans of the Doors with some handy tutorial videos. The latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Animated Weezer Play ‘The Simpsons’ Theme Ahead of a Guest Appearance This Sunday 5/10
May 7, 2020
Watch Animated Weezer Play ‘The Simpsons’ Theme Ahead of a Guest Appearance This Sunday 5/10

The COVID-19 pandemic may have thrown the world into chaos, but The Simpsons continues churning forward nonetheless — and this Sunday’s episode will feature Weezer, making an appearance on the...

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 | New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Village,’ Featuring Mick Talbot on Keys — Weller’s New Album ‘On Sunset’ Due Out 6/19
May 7, 2020
New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Village,’ Featuring Mick Talbot on Keys — Weller’s New Album ‘On Sunset’ Due Out 6/19

Esteemed English singer/songwriter Paul Weller has premiered “Village,” a new single from The Modfather’s upcoming album On Sunset, which is slated to be released on June 19. Stream the warm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #SaveOurStages: 1,300 Music Venues Form Coalition Seeking Federal Support to Stay Afloat During COVID-19 Pandemic
May 7, 2020
#SaveOurStages: 1,300 Music Venues Form Coalition Seeking Federal Support to Stay Afloat During COVID-19 Pandemic

Live music. It’s something we all want back in our lives, once circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic improve enough to allow such entertainment to return — but the very music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blue Oyster Cult Took a Break from Recording to Lay Down a Performance of ‘Lockdown Godzilla’ While Stuck at Home
May 6, 2020
Blue Oyster Cult Took a Break from Recording to Lay Down a Performance of ‘Lockdown Godzilla’ While Stuck at Home

The members of Blue Oyster Cult recently shot a video together. OK, maybe it wasn’t “together” in the literal sense due to social distancing rules and the coronavirus pandemic, but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Angeles-Based Musical Collective The Tribe (ft. Singer John Pratt) Records ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’ While Socially Distancing
May 6, 2020
Los Angeles-Based Musical Collective The Tribe (ft. Singer John Pratt) Records ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’ While Socially Distancing

The time couldn’t be any better for the return of a song as powerful and anthemic as “With a Little Help from My Friends,” the classic Beatles track that was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Love of the Beach Boys Presents ‘This Too Shall Pass,’ an Uplifting Song ft. John Stamos on Drums (Proceeds Benefiting Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund)
May 6, 2020
Mike Love of the Beach Boys Presents ‘This Too Shall Pass,’ an Uplifting Song ft. John Stamos on Drums (Proceeds Benefiting Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund)

A few days back, Mike Love of the Beach Boys premiered a new song titled “This too Shall Pass,” a message of positivity and unity amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Featuring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The First ‘Drive-In Concert Tour’ in the U.S. is Happening in June, from Electronic/Experimental Artist Marc Rebillet
May 6, 2020
The First ‘Drive-In Concert Tour’ in the U.S. is Happening in June, from Electronic/Experimental Artist Marc Rebillet

The new revolution of live music facilitated by the COVID-19 pandemic may be on the cusp of breaking it in the United States, thanks to experimental musician/YouTuber Marc Rebillet. A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Weezer: Watch the COVID-19 Inspired Video for ‘Hero,’ Dedicated to Frontline Workers (New Album ‘Van Weezer’ Delayed)
May 6, 2020
New from Weezer: Watch the COVID-19 Inspired Video for ‘Hero,’ Dedicated to Frontline Workers (New Album ‘Van Weezer’ Delayed)

Weezer dropped a new song on Wednesday, and “Hero” is the sort of peppy, up-tempo, riff-heavy power pop/rock anthem that fans have come to expect from Rivers Cuomo & the...

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 | Film Yourself Rocking Out/Playing Air Guitar at Home and You Could End Up in ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’
May 5, 2020
Film Yourself Rocking Out/Playing Air Guitar at Home and You Could End Up in ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’

On August 21, Bill & Ted Face the Music, the long-awaited sequel to the Bill & Ted film series starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, is scheduled to hit theaters...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The ‘Drive-In Rave’ is Becoming a Thing in Germany Because of COVID-19, Revelers Honking Car Horns to the Pulsating Beat
May 5, 2020
The ‘Drive-In Rave’ is Becoming a Thing in Germany Because of COVID-19, Revelers Honking Car Horns to the Pulsating Beat

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the “pause” button on all forms of live music other than “quarantine” videos on Instagram or YouTube, the future of concerts and the live experience in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top Among Latest to Push Gigs Back a Year After Rescheduling Las Vegas Residency to 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 5, 2020
ZZ Top Among Latest to Push Gigs Back a Year After Rescheduling Las Vegas Residency to 2021 Due to COVID-19

Under normal circumstances, ZZ Top would currently be basking in the glow of a successful string of Las Vegas residency dates at the Venetian Resort — but the COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Incredible ‘David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii’ Concert Film on YouTube Friday, 5/8 at 12 p.m. EDT
May 5, 2020
Watch the Incredible ‘David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii’ Concert Film on YouTube Friday, 5/8 at 12 p.m. EDT

If you’ve never seen Live at Pompeii, the jaw-dropping concert film from Pink Floyd legend David Gilmour, here’s your chance. On Friday, May 8 — this Friday — at 12...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Past/Present Members of Filter, Cold, Breaking Benjamin, Candlebox and Lifer Play Filter’s ‘Take a Picture’ via Quarantine
May 5, 2020
Watch Past/Present Members of Filter, Cold, Breaking Benjamin, Candlebox and Lifer Play Filter’s ‘Take a Picture’ via Quarantine

“Take a Picture” by Filter was a Big Deal in capital letters for modern rock radio after its release in 1999. The band had attained significant success earlier in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy a Campfire Storytelling Session and ‘Green River’ Performance from John Fogerty & His Kids, the ‘Fogerty Factory’
May 4, 2020
Enjoy a Campfire Storytelling Session and ‘Green River’ Performance from John Fogerty & His Kids, the ‘Fogerty Factory’

One of the most entertaining musical developments of the past few weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic is the emergence of the Fogerty Factory, the children of John Fogerty who have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Martin (Coldplay), Badflower, Kiiara, Duff McKagan, Yungblud, Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park) More Taking Part in 320 Festival Online for Mental Health 5/8-10
May 4, 2020
Chris Martin (Coldplay), Badflower, Kiiara, Duff McKagan, Yungblud, Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park) More Taking Part in 320 Festival Online for Mental Health 5/8-10

This coming Saturday, May 9, was to be the date of the 320 Festival, curated by Kevin Lyman of the Vans Warped Tour and Talinda Bennington, widow of late Linkin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Covers ‘Kids in America’ for #NoFunMondays and a Birthday Gift to Band Mate Mike Dirnt (Listen)
May 4, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Covers ‘Kids in America’ for #NoFunMondays and a Birthday Gift to Band Mate Mike Dirnt (Listen)

So far in his #NoFunMondays covers series, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has taken a dive through many of his biggest musical influences, from obscure punk bands to glammy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rise Up New York!’ COVID-19 Telethon to Air 5/11, ft. Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Sting, Mariah Carey and More
May 4, 2020
‘Rise Up New York!’ COVID-19 Telethon to Air 5/11, ft. Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Sting, Mariah Carey and More

On Monday, May 11, another star-studded COVID-19 fundraising effort will take place, and Rise Up New York! will feature participation from a number of big-name music and entertainer acts. Via...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey Cancels 2020 Tour with the Pretenders Due to COVID-19, Issue Lengthy Statement
May 4, 2020
Journey Cancels 2020 Tour with the Pretenders Due to COVID-19, Issue Lengthy Statement

One of this summer’s most anticipated tours was going to be a trek bringing together Journey and the Pretenders, but on Monday Neal Schon and his band mates announced the tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Turned ‘Blackened’ into a Stripped-Down, COVID-19 Isolation Jam — Watch Ahead of #MetallicaMondays Tonight 5/4
May 4, 2020
Metallica Turned ‘Blackened’ into a Stripped-Down, COVID-19 Isolation Jam — Watch Ahead of #MetallicaMondays Tonight 5/4

It’s Monday, so that means it’s time for another #MetallicaMondays concert streaming event from Metallica — but on Friday evening, the thrash-metal icons premiered a new take on an old-school...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the First Installment of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks’ Six-Part Series of Rare Performances
May 3, 2020
Watch the First Installment of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks’ Six-Part Series of Rare Performances

Update: Watch the first upload in the Rolling Stones Extra Licks YouTube series, as premiered Sunday, May 3:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlD2CpQ__as The Rolling Stones continue to pump out crowd-pleasing content during the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rage Against the Machine Postpones 2020 Reunion Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19 Concerns
May 1, 2020
Rage Against the Machine Postpones 2020 Reunion Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Rage Against the Machine has postponed its entire scheduled 2020 reunion tour to 2021, in an update posted to the band‘s website and social media pages on Friday. https://www.instagram.com/p/B_qIKv_AWXX/ The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eagles Reschedule Anticipated ‘Hotel California’ Tour to Fall 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 1, 2020
Eagles Reschedule Anticipated ‘Hotel California’ Tour to Fall 2021 Due to COVID-19

After previously rescheduling their planned Spring 2020 Hotel California tour dates to the fall, Eagles (Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, with Deacon Frey and Vince Gill) have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New At-Home Performance of ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ from the Members of Crowded House
May 1, 2020
Watch a New At-Home Performance of ‘Don’t Dream It’s Over’ from the Members of Crowded House

In April of 1987, the song “Don’t Dream It’s Over” by Crowded House hit the No. 2 spot on the Billboard charts in the United States, the highest mark the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Deep Purple: From Epic Guitars to a Spoken-Word Warning from Ian Gillan, ‘Man Alive’ is a Proggy Adventure (Listen)
May 1, 2020
New from Deep Purple: From Epic Guitars to a Spoken-Word Warning from Ian Gillan, ‘Man Alive’ is a Proggy Adventure (Listen)

Deep Purple may have postponed the release of its new studio album Whoosh! to August 7 due to the COVID_19 pandemic, but the prog-rock band has been steadily releasing new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Premiere ‘You Are the Champions’ Video, with Footage from COVID-19 Lockdowns Worldwide (Proceeds Going to Charity)
May 1, 2020
Queen + Adam Lambert Premiere ‘You Are the Champions’ Video, with Footage from COVID-19 Lockdowns Worldwide (Proceeds Going to Charity)

Recently, Queen — Brian May, Roger Taylor and Adam Lambert — convened via remote connection for an Instagram collaboration on “We Are the Champions,” but with a twist. They altered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Can’t Stop Listening to Harry Styles’ ‘Fine Line’ Album While in Isolation
May 1, 2020
Stevie Nicks Can’t Stop Listening to Harry Styles’ ‘Fine Line’ Album While in Isolation

The Stevie Nicks social media channels have been a source of solid reflections and entertainment recently, from her very first (!) experience hearing a white-winged dove sing to the time...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chill Out with Robert Fripp and His New Ambient Series ‘Music for Quiet Moments’ — Here’s ‘Pastorale’ (Listen)
May 1, 2020
Chill Out with Robert Fripp and His New Ambient Series ‘Music for Quiet Moments’ — Here’s ‘Pastorale’ (Listen)

Robert Fripp, the leader of prog-rock/experimental ensemble King Crimson, has found plenty of ways to keep busy during COVID-19 quarantine (such as buzzing around his backyard dressed as a bee...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir & Wolf Bros. Officially Cancel All Remaining 2020 Performances Due to COVID-19
April 30, 2020
Bob Weir & Wolf Bros. Officially Cancel All Remaining 2020 Performances Due to COVID-19

Bob Weir & Wolf Bros., the touring group involving the Grateful Dead icon, producer/musician Don Was and drummer Jay Lane, have canceled their remaining 2020 tour dates due to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Tyler is Keeping Safe at Home, Playing a Didgeridoo Concert for His (Clearly Impressed) Dogs
April 30, 2020
Steven Tyler is Keeping Safe at Home, Playing a Didgeridoo Concert for His (Clearly Impressed) Dogs

Have you ever played a didgeridoo, the wind instrument that originated in northern Australia by Aboriginal peoples? It’s a pretty awesome musical device, both in size — it’s a significant...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Christopher Cross Update: COVID-19 Induced Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Leaving Him Temporarily Paralyzed
April 30, 2020
Christopher Cross Update: COVID-19 Induced Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Leaving Him Temporarily Paralyzed

On April 17, acclaimed singer/songwriter Christopher Cross updated fans regarding his battle with COVID-19, reporting that he was began recovering until being sidelined by a new issue: temporary paralysis that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Billie Joe Armstrong Sing in Italian for His Latest #NoFunMondays Cover of Don Backy’s ‘Amico’
April 30, 2020
Hear Billie Joe Armstrong Sing in Italian for His Latest #NoFunMondays Cover of Don Backy’s ‘Amico’

Billie Joe Armstrong doesn’t care about rules, even if they’re rules he imposed himself, and that means this week we get a double-dose of #NoFunMondays, his weekly series of cover...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Thom Yorke Play New Song ‘Plasticine Figures’ on ‘Fallon,’ and Replay Radiohead’s 2012 Coachella Set Tonight 4/30 on YouTube
April 30, 2020
Watch Thom Yorke Play New Song ‘Plasticine Figures’ on ‘Fallon,’ and Replay Radiohead’s 2012 Coachella Set Tonight 4/30 on YouTube

The coronavirus pandemic isn’t keeping some musicians from getting new tunes out there to the masses. Among the latest comes from Thom Yorke, front man of Radiohead, who debuted a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Will Play Ted Nugent on Quibi’s ‘Reno 911!’ Revival and His On-Screen Depiction is Startling
April 30, 2020
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Will Play Ted Nugent on Quibi’s ‘Reno 911!’ Revival and His On-Screen Depiction is Startling

On May 4, the new mobile streaming platform Quibi will premiere a new Reno 911! revival series, bringing Thomas Lennon’s Deputy Dangle and the misfit police force back to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Parks and Recreation’ Cast Reuniting Tonight 4/30 for Special Social Distancing One-Off Episode Benefiting Feeding America
April 30, 2020
‘Parks and Recreation’ Cast Reuniting Tonight 4/30 for Special Social Distancing One-Off Episode Benefiting Feeding America

This story has been updated on April 30 to reflect additional details surrounding the one-off Parks and Recreation reunion episode.  As far as contemporary television comedies are concerned, NBC’s Parks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linkin Park Members Were Talking + Working on New Music Before COVID-19 Lockdown, Per Bassist Dave ‘Phoenix’ Farrell
April 29, 2020
Linkin Park Members Were Talking + Working on New Music Before COVID-19 Lockdown, Per Bassist Dave ‘Phoenix’ Farrell

The unexpected death of Chester Bennington in July 2017 rendered the future of Linkin Park understandably murky. The prospect of forging ahead without one of its two central figures (the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Read Dave Grohl’s Wistful Story of a Surreal Email Exchange with David Bowie (and Bowie Telling Him to “F*** Off”)
April 29, 2020
Read Dave Grohl’s Wistful Story of a Surreal Email Exchange with David Bowie (and Bowie Telling Him to “F*** Off”)

Ever since launching his new Instagram account, Dave’s True Stories, Dave Grohl has not disappointed. Each entry has been packed with humor and candidness — both calling cards of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Don’t Stop,’ a Lost Oasis Song from 2009 that Noel Gallagher Dug Up at Home (and Prompted Liam to Say ‘Zzzzzzzzz’)
April 29, 2020
Hear ‘Don’t Stop,’ a Lost Oasis Song from 2009 that Noel Gallagher Dug Up at Home (and Prompted Liam to Say ‘Zzzzzzzzz’)

Remember CD-R’s? In the era before streaming, they were all the rage. Playlists “burned” to blank CDs that would remain blank unless you wrote on them. Labeling them is key...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Howe of Yes Details New Album ‘Love Is,’ Due Out 7/31 via BMG
April 29, 2020
Steve Howe of Yes Details New Album ‘Love Is,’ Due Out 7/31 via BMG

Steve Howe, legendary guitarist for prog-rock icons Yes, will release a new solo album titled Love Is on July 31 via BMG. The album was originally going to be released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go to the Woods of Montana to Experience Dan Dubuque’s Slide Guitar Covers the Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Rage Against the Machine and Tool
April 29, 2020
Go to the Woods of Montana to Experience Dan Dubuque’s Slide Guitar Covers the Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Rage Against the Machine and Tool

Perched deep in the woods of Montana is a man named Dan Dubuque. Over the past few weeks, Dubuque (follow him on Facebook here) has uploaded a series of performances...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Limited-Time SiriusXM Channels Dedicated to the Rolling Stones, Prince, Metallica, Eagles, David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, More Coming 5/1, Extends Free Access Through May
April 29, 2020
Limited-Time SiriusXM Channels Dedicated to the Rolling Stones, Prince, Metallica, Eagles, David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, More Coming 5/1, Extends Free Access Through May

A host of special new SiriusXM channels are coming this week, and it’s never been a better time for you to check out what the streaming radio platform has to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 87th Birthday, Willie Nelson! Celebrate Willie with New Tribute Songs from Nathaniel Rateliff and Edie Brickell
April 29, 2020
Happy 87th Birthday, Willie Nelson! Celebrate Willie with New Tribute Songs from Nathaniel Rateliff and Edie Brickell

Today, the one and only Willie Nelson celebrates his 87th birthday — and at 5:20 p.m. EDT tonight (4/29), his archival 1976 appearance on Austin City Limits performing Red Headed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Shot a Music Video for a Song from ‘Tiger King’ Featuring a Skateboarding Tiger Because 2020 is Wild
April 28, 2020
The Offspring Shot a Music Video for a Song from ‘Tiger King’ Featuring a Skateboarding Tiger Because 2020 is Wild

Have you watched Tiger King? The members of the Offspring certainly have. Even if you haven’t seen the Netflix limited series exploring (exposing?) the seedy underbelly of big cat breeding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | An Emergency/Trauma Nurse in NY Received the Surprise of a Lifetime Thanks to Jimmy Kimmel, Dave Grohl and a Video Chat
April 28, 2020
An Emergency/Trauma Nurse in NY Received the Surprise of a Lifetime Thanks to Jimmy Kimmel, Dave Grohl and a Video Chat

On Monday night, Jimmy Kimmel Live paid tribute to TJ Riley, an emergency and trauma nurse from Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx in the form of a split-screen video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘All Together Now!’ All-Star Online Concert Event Raises $110,000+ for COVID-19 Relief in Los Angeles (Watch/Donate)
April 27, 2020
‘All Together Now!’ All-Star Online Concert Event Raises $110,000+ for COVID-19 Relief in Los Angeles (Watch/Donate)

This past Saturday, April 25, Rock Cellar Productions in association with the Get Together Foundation and City Council member John Lee, presented ALL TOGETHER NOW! – an online concert event...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Rolled Out a New Ticket Refund Plan Meant to Assuage Fans’ Concerns Over Shows Rescheduled/Canceled Due to COVID-19
April 27, 2020
Live Nation Rolled Out a New Ticket Refund Plan Meant to Assuage Fans’ Concerns Over Shows Rescheduled/Canceled Due to COVID-19

Recently, Live Nation announced a detailed and updated Ticket Refund Plan as a means of providing answers to fans who purchased tickets to shows that have been canceled or postponed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Doobie Brothers (and Some Lucky Fans) Team Up on ‘Black Water’ While in Isolation
April 27, 2020
Watch the Doobie Brothers (and Some Lucky Fans) Team Up on ‘Black Water’ While in Isolation

Earlier this month, the Doobie Brothers sent out a call on social media for fans to lay down some vocals on a portion of the band‘s classic hit, “Black Water,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Tackles ‘War Stories’ by the Starjets for #NoFunMondays (Listen)
April 27, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Tackles ‘War Stories’ by the Starjets for #NoFunMondays (Listen)

One of the best aspects of #NoFunMondays, the new series of videos from Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong that finds him covering his favorite songs and artists as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next Up on #MetallicaMondays: Watch Metallica Power Through a Set in Michigan, Circa 1991 (Right After the ‘Black Album’ Release)
April 27, 2020
Next Up on #MetallicaMondays: Watch Metallica Power Through a Set in Michigan, Circa 1991 (Right After the ‘Black Album’ Release)

1991 was one of the biggest and most important years Metallica ever had. August of that year brought the self-titled Black Album, the record that changed everything. Metallica was no...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty + His Kids, the ‘Fogerty Factory,’ Play ‘Centerfield’ and Some CCR Classics for NPR’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
April 24, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + His Kids, the ‘Fogerty Factory,’ Play ‘Centerfield’ and Some CCR Classics for NPR’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

John Fogerty and his kids, a.k.a. the Fogerty Factory, took part in NPR’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concert, the new series of at-home performances that sprang up out of the coronavirus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Check Out Some Studio Footage of the Rolling Stones Recording Their New Song ‘Living in a Ghost Town’
April 24, 2020
Check Out Some Studio Footage of the Rolling Stones Recording Their New Song ‘Living in a Ghost Town’

On Thursday, the Rolling Stones surprised the world with the unexpected premiere of a new song, the funky “Living in a Ghost Town”: One of the elements of the song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You Can Now Buy The Doors-Themed Face Masks, Proceeds Benefiting the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Relief Fund
April 24, 2020
You Can Now Buy The Doors-Themed Face Masks, Proceeds Benefiting the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Doors have announced a special new product emblazoned with the band’s signature psychedelia: Non-medical face masks, designed with the coronavirus pandemic in mind and with 100 percent of proceeds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Streaming Previously Unreleased ‘Live At Buckeye Lake’ 6/11/93 Gig Tonight 4/24 on YouTube
April 24, 2020
Grateful Dead Streaming Previously Unreleased ‘Live At Buckeye Lake’ 6/11/93 Gig Tonight 4/24 on YouTube

The Grateful Dead launched a Shakedown Stream concert/Q&A series a few weeks back, promising archival performance films from the vault each Friday as a means of keeping Deadheads entertained during...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Foo Fighters Live at Hyde Park 2006 (a Set ft. Special Guests Lemmy Kilmister and Queen) on YouTube Today 4/24
April 24, 2020
Watch the Foo Fighters Live at Hyde Park 2006 (a Set ft. Special Guests Lemmy Kilmister and Queen) on YouTube Today 4/24

Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters want to keep you entertained today, so the band‘s official YouTube channel will be broadcasting the band’s epic 2006 gig from Hyde Park in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Rolling Stones’ Funky New Song ‘Living in a Ghost Town,’ Their First Original Song Since 2012
April 23, 2020
Hear the Rolling Stones’ Funky New Song ‘Living in a Ghost Town,’ Their First Original Song Since 2012

On Thursday, the Rolling Stones returned with a new song, and “Living In a Ghost Town” finds Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood feeling a little funky....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Marianne Faithfull Home Recovering After 22-Day Battle with COVID-19, Thanks NHS for Saving Her Life
April 23, 2020
Marianne Faithfull Home Recovering After 22-Day Battle with COVID-19, Thanks NHS for Saving Her Life

After a 22-day stint in the hospital battling symptoms associated with COVID-19, legendary English singer/musician Marianne Faithfull is home resting and recuperating from her ordeal. Faithfull’s social media channels provided...

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 | Elton John Postpones 2020 North American ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates Due to COVID-19
April 23, 2020
Elton John Postpones 2020 North American ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates Due to COVID-19

On Thursday, Sir Elton John sent along the news that he has had to officially postpone the upcoming 2020 North American dates of his ongoing Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 70th Birthday, Peter Frampton — Enjoy Your Adventurous Dinner in the Guest Bedroom!
April 22, 2020
Happy 70th Birthday, Peter Frampton — Enjoy Your Adventurous Dinner in the Guest Bedroom!

Today, April 22, Peter Frampton celebrates his 70th birthday. The guitar icon, who went out on his Finale: The Farewell Tour last summer to rave reviews, hit a major milestone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judy Collins Dedicates Her Timeless Recording of ‘Amazing Grace’ to Doctors, Nurses and Patients Battling COVID-19 Around the World
April 22, 2020
Judy Collins Dedicates Her Timeless Recording of ‘Amazing Grace’ to Doctors, Nurses and Patients Battling COVID-19 Around the World

A few weeks back, a social media post on Facebook made the rounds depicting the sound of Judy Collins singing “Amazing Grace” reverberating through the streets of London, adjacent to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Post Malone is Playing a Nirvana Livestream Concert on Friday 4/24 for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund
April 22, 2020
Post Malone is Playing a Nirvana Livestream Concert on Friday 4/24 for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

On Friday, April 24, Post Malone will host a special livestream concert event on YouTube geared around raising funds for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund — but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell Premieres New Song/Video Recorded in ‘Lockdown,’ Proceeds Benefiting Feeding America
April 22, 2020
Mike Campbell Premieres New Song/Video Recorded in ‘Lockdown,’ Proceeds Benefiting Feeding America

The coronavirus pandemic may have forced Mike Campbell to postpone the release of The Dirty Knobs’ debut album, Wreckless Abandon, to September 18, but the longtime Tom Petty & the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar & the Circle Are Covering Classics from the Who and Bob Marley in Their Own Way in ‘Lockdown Sessions’ Video Series
April 22, 2020
Sammy Hagar & the Circle Are Covering Classics from the Who and Bob Marley in Their Own Way in ‘Lockdown Sessions’ Video Series

Over the past few weeks, Sammy Hagar and the Circle — the Red Rocker‘s band featuring bassist Michael Anthony, drummer Jason Bonham and guitarist Vic Johnson — have been putting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Join the Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine Sing-A-Long Watch Party’ this Saturday 4/25 on YouTube
April 22, 2020
Join the Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine Sing-A-Long Watch Party’ this Saturday 4/25 on YouTube

This is your chance to be an honorary member of the Beatles — kind of. On Saturday, April 25 (coming up in just three short days!), the official Beatles YouTube...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr Promises ‘A Big Surprise’ on the Beatles’ YouTube Page on 4/25 (Update: It’s a ‘Yellow Submarine’ Sing-A-Long Party on YouTube)
April 21, 2020
Ringo Starr Promises ‘A Big Surprise’ on the Beatles’ YouTube Page on 4/25 (Update: It’s a ‘Yellow Submarine’ Sing-A-Long Party on YouTube)

If you find yourself on the internet this coming Saturday morning (April 25), you might want to tune in to the official Beatles channel on YouTube. We’re not sure why,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from the Psychedelic Furs: Stream ‘No-One,’ from Anticipated New LP Out 7/31
April 21, 2020
New from the Psychedelic Furs: Stream ‘No-One,’ from Anticipated New LP Out 7/31

The Psychedelic Furs may have had to postpone the release of their highly anticipated new album Made of Rain to July 31 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but that hasn’t...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Members of Incubus Come Together Remotely for an At-Home Performance of ‘Our Love’
April 21, 2020
Watch the Members of Incubus Come Together Remotely for an At-Home Performance of ‘Our Love’

Last Friday, Los Angeles-based alt/rockers Incubus released Trust Fall: Side B, a five-song EP featuring the single “Our Love.” Originally released a few months back as a trippy music video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Jackson Browne: Stream the Thoughtful ‘Downhill From Everywhere,’ Released for Earth Day on 4/21
April 21, 2020
New from Jackson Browne: Stream the Thoughtful ‘Downhill From Everywhere,’ Released for Earth Day on 4/21

Do you think of the ocean as yours?/Do you think about it at all? asks Jackson Browne on “Downhill From Everywhere, his pensive new song premiered on Tuesday via Rolling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Queen’s Brian May, Roger Taylor and Adam Lambert Perform ‘You Are the Champions’ on Instagram
April 21, 2020
Watch Queen’s Brian May, Roger Taylor and Adam Lambert Perform ‘You Are the Champions’ on Instagram

There may have been a major global broadcast this past weekend, but Queen did not take part in One World: Together At Home, the initiative in support of those battling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next Up in Metallica’s #MetallicaMondays Streaming Series: Watch ‘A Set Full of Deep Cuts’ from Munich in 2015
April 20, 2020
Next Up in Metallica’s #MetallicaMondays Streaming Series: Watch ‘A Set Full of Deep Cuts’ from Munich in 2015

The next installment in #MetallicaMondays, the iconic thrash/metal band‘s weekly series of archival live concerts, will bring forth a Metallica set from Munich, Germany circa 2015. It will go live...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Toni Cornell Covered ‘Hunger Strike’ in Honor of Her Father, Chris Cornell, in His Home Studio
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Covers ‘That Thing You Do!’ in Honor of Adam Schlesinger (Listen)
April 20, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Covers ‘That Thing You Do!’ in Honor of Adam Schlesinger (Listen)

This week’s installment of #NoFunMondays, the weekly covers series launched by Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong in late March, will burrow itself in your brain for days (weeks?)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Micky Dolenz of the Monkees
April 20, 2020
A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Micky Dolenz of the Monkees

For Micky Dolenz, most of his life is spent out on the road, touring in celebration of his music with The Monkees or as a solo artist. But with the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘One World: Together At Home’ Clips from Elton John, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Eddie Vedder, Stevie Wonder and More
April 20, 2020
Watch ‘One World: Together At Home’ Clips from Elton John, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Eddie Vedder, Stevie Wonder and More

This past Saturday evening, entertainers from around the world joined forces — remotely, of course, in the age of social distancing — to pay tribute to first responders and those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Young Rolling Stones Fan Was Really Digging Mick Jagger & the Band on Global Citizen’s ‘One World: Together At Home’ Event
April 20, 2020
This Young Rolling Stones Fan Was Really Digging Mick Jagger & the Band on Global Citizen’s ‘One World: Together At Home’ Event

This past Saturday night, entertainers and musicians the world over joined forces for One World: Together At Home, a special broadcasting event put on by Global Citizen and the World...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Live from Out There’ Announces Lineups for Tributes to John Prine and Jerry Garcia + Robert Hunter (This Weekend)
April 17, 2020
‘Live from Out There’ Announces Lineups for Tributes to John Prine and Jerry Garcia + Robert Hunter (This Weekend)

Live from Out There is a new streaming digital content series designed to provide aid to members of the music community hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic — the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Incubus: The Predictably Unpredictable ‘Trust Fall: Side B’ EP Hits Solid Heights (Listen)
April 17, 2020
New from Incubus: The Predictably Unpredictable ‘Trust Fall: Side B’ EP Hits Solid Heights (Listen)

You can’t pigeonhole Incubus. Fresh off a 20th anniversary tour honoring its breakout 1999 album Make Yourself, the Calabasas, California-based alt/rock band released Trust Fall (Side B), a new EP...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kansas Premieres Video for Aggressive ‘Throwing Mountains,’ from New LP ‘The Absence of Presence’
April 17, 2020
Kansas Premieres Video for Aggressive ‘Throwing Mountains,’ from New LP ‘The Absence of Presence’

On June 26, Kansas will return with The Absence of Presence, a new album that was previewed recently with a rather epic-sounding five-song teaser clip. Today, the iconic prog-rock band...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Christopher Cross Experiencing Temporary Paralysis, ‘Intense’ Muscle Weakness After Battle with COVID-19
April 17, 2020
Christopher Cross Experiencing Temporary Paralysis, ‘Intense’ Muscle Weakness After Battle with COVID-19

In an update to fans posted on his social media pages on Friday, singer/songwriter Christopher Cross revealed that while he has recovered mostly from his recent battle with the coronavirus,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Florence + the Machine: Stream the Uplifting ‘Light of Love,’ Benefiting Intensive Care Society COVID-19 Fund
April 17, 2020
New Florence + the Machine: Stream the Uplifting ‘Light of Love,’ Benefiting Intensive Care Society COVID-19 Fund

The best Florence + the Machine songs have a cathartic, healing quality to them, and that’s very much the case with “Light of Love,” a new song premiered by the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, More Added to ‘One World: Together At Home’ Stream 4/18 from Global Citizen + WHO for COVID-19 Relief
April 17, 2020
Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, More Added to ‘One World: Together At Home’ Stream 4/18 from Global Citizen + WHO for COVID-19 Relief

Tomorrow, April 18, Global Citizen and the World Health Organization in association with Lady Gaga will present One World: Together At Home, a streaming concert event raising funds for the...

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 | Watch The Latest Episode of Dolly Parton’s ‘Goodnight With Dolly’ Read-Aloud Video Series
April 16, 2020
Watch The Latest Episode of Dolly Parton’s ‘Goodnight With Dolly’ Read-Aloud Video Series

Dolly Parton has stepped in as a sort of universal caretaker during the coronavirus pandemic, and on Thursday night the third installment of her new Goodnight With Dolly series premiered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview This Saturday’s Dead & Company Stream with a Cover of The Band’s ‘The Weight’ — Streaming 4/18 for COVID-19 Relief
April 16, 2020
Preview This Saturday’s Dead & Company Stream with a Cover of The Band’s ‘The Weight’ — Streaming 4/18 for COVID-19 Relief

This Saturday, Dead & Company will continue their One More Saturday Night live stream series with a gig from Alpine Valley in 2018. The latest edition of the jam band...

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 | Carlos Santana Cancels May Gigs at Las Vegas House of Blues Due to COVID-19
April 16, 2020
Carlos Santana Cancels May Gigs at Las Vegas House of Blues Due to COVID-19

Carlos Santana was supposed to play a series of concerts in Las Vegas as part of his ongoing residency at the House of Blues this May, but on Thursday the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Break Those Chains That Bind You and Watch This Quarantined Family’s Shot-For-Shot Remake of Journey’s ‘Separate Ways’ Video
April 16, 2020
Break Those Chains That Bind You and Watch This Quarantined Family’s Shot-For-Shot Remake of Journey’s ‘Separate Ways’ Video

There’s enough dramatic posturing and serious facial expressions in the original music video for “Separate Ways,” released by Journey in 1983 as a single from the album Frontiers, to make...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty and Family — the ‘Fogerty Factory’ — Perform Some CCR Classics from Home
April 15, 2020
Watch John Fogerty and Family — the ‘Fogerty Factory’ — Perform Some CCR Classics from Home

Over the past two weeks or so, John Fogerty and his family band — the Fogerty Factory, as he’s referring to it in a series of posts on social media...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Springfield Has Been Trying to Do a ‘Jessie’s Girl’ How-To Video for Weeks, Failing in Hilarious Fashion Every Time
April 15, 2020
Rick Springfield Has Been Trying to Do a ‘Jessie’s Girl’ How-To Video for Weeks, Failing in Hilarious Fashion Every Time

“Jessie’s Girl.” It’s a classic, a calling card of Rick Springfield and his enduring career of rock/pop hits — so what better song to try and teach the masses during...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones Would Like to See Your Painting Skills During Quarantine
April 15, 2020
Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones Would Like to See Your Painting Skills During Quarantine

If you haven’t been paying close attention to the social media pages of Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood these past few weeks, you’ve been missing out. The band may have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Commemorate John Prine And His 2018 Album ‘The Tree of Forgiveness’ with Archival Videos and Posts on Social Media
April 15, 2020
Commemorate John Prine And His 2018 Album ‘The Tree of Forgiveness’ with Archival Videos and Posts on Social Media

The passing of country/folk icon John Prine on April 7 due to complications related to the coronavirus was a tragic loss for the music community. The contributions he made to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tune In to Watch Singer/Songwriter Judith Owen Play ‘In Isolation’ Every Wednesday + Sunday on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and More
April 15, 2020
Tune In to Watch Singer/Songwriter Judith Owen Play ‘In Isolation’ Every Wednesday + Sunday on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and More

Acclaimed pianist/vocalist/songwriter/performer Judith Owen is spending some of her time in coronavirus pandemic quarantine by keeping very active on social media — as every Wednesday and Sunday at 2 p.m....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Let’s Discuss the George Harrison-Penned Beatles Classic ‘Taxman’ on April 15 — Normally Tax Day in the U.S. (Delayed Until 7/15 Due to COVID-19)
April 15, 2020
Let’s Discuss the George Harrison-Penned Beatles Classic ‘Taxman’ on April 15 — Normally Tax Day in the U.S. (Delayed Until 7/15 Due to COVID-19)

Today, April 15, would usually be the day millions of Americans file taxes. The coronavirus pandemic has thrown a wrench into everything, however, and the U.S. Treasury and IRS granted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Peter Asher Take Part in George Harrison’s Material World Foundation #InnerLight2020 Challenge Surrounded By Dogs
April 15, 2020
Watch Peter Asher Take Part in George Harrison’s Material World Foundation #InnerLight2020 Challenge Surrounded By Dogs

The #InnerLight2020 Challenge is an initiative launched in late March by the Material World Foundation, originally founded by George Harrison in 1973. The “challenge,” as it is, is a global...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney to Howard Stern Regarding Chinese Wet Markets: ‘Let’s Face It, It Is A Little Bit Medieval Eating Bats’
April 14, 2020
Paul McCartney to Howard Stern Regarding Chinese Wet Markets: ‘Let’s Face It, It Is A Little Bit Medieval Eating Bats’

In a new interview with Howard Stern on SiriusXM, Paul McCartney weighed in on the coronavirus pandemic … and he didn’t mince his words. The Beatles icon, a proud vegetarian...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Streaming Pick: ‘Nintendo Quest,’ One Hardcore Gamer’s Adventure Collecting all 678(!) Nintendo Games Released in North America
April 14, 2020
Streaming Pick: ‘Nintendo Quest,’ One Hardcore Gamer’s Adventure Collecting all 678(!) Nintendo Games Released in North America

Without being able to venture outside or go anywhere these days due to the coronavirus pandemic, I have found myself aimlessly staring at the television screen, searching for something to...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robby Krieger Will Teach You How to Play the Guitar on ‘Roadhouse Blues’ and ‘Moonlight Drive’ in New #LearnToPlayTheDoors Videos –
April 14, 2020
Robby Krieger Will Teach You How to Play the Guitar on ‘Roadhouse Blues’ and ‘Moonlight Drive’ in New #LearnToPlayTheDoors Videos –

Over the past couple of weeks, legendary guitarist Robby Krieger has been keeping fans of the Doors entertained by soliciting suggestions for some guitar tutorials — and so far, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Artists Around the World Join Forces for EraseCOVID PSA Art Series Benefiting MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund
April 14, 2020
Artists Around the World Join Forces for EraseCOVID PSA Art Series Benefiting MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund

With live music paused around the world as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it begged the question: What are the artists who design pieces like concert posters doing during...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Jersey 4 Jersey’ COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser 4/22, ft. Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Tony Bennett, Whoopi Goldberg and More on ABC
April 14, 2020
‘Jersey 4 Jersey’ COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser 4/22, ft. Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Tony Bennett, Whoopi Goldberg and More on ABC

On Tuesday, Bruce Springsteen called in to Good Morning America to announce something very special to his heart: Jersey 4 Jersey, a star-studded streaming concert event geared around raising funds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dolly Parton Puts Six Albums Back Online to ‘Bring Some Light Into Your Life During These Hard Times’
April 13, 2020
Dolly Parton Puts Six Albums Back Online to ‘Bring Some Light Into Your Life During These Hard Times’

Dolly Parton has been doing everything in her power to keep fans entertained during the coronavirus pandemic so far, releasing videos, implementing exciting new social media projects and more. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of The Avengers’ ‘Corpus Christi’ for Weekly Covers Series
April 13, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of The Avengers’ ‘Corpus Christi’ for Weekly Covers Series

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong has roots in the San Francisco Bay Area so deep they tend to follow him around from project to project, and his latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sturgill Simpson Relays Story of Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis, Frustrating Attempts to Get Tested
April 13, 2020
Sturgill Simpson Relays Story of Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis, Frustrating Attempts to Get Tested

Acclaimed songwriter/singer Sturgill Simpson posted a message on his Instagram account over the weekend confirming that he is currently recovering after testing positive for the coronavirus. It was Sturgill’s path...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘All Together Now!,’ an All-Star Concert Event Benefiting the L.A. Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund — Saturday 4/25
April 13, 2020
‘All Together Now!,’ an All-Star Concert Event Benefiting the L.A. Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund — Saturday 4/25

On Saturday, April 25, Rock Cellar Productions (in association with the Get Together Foundation) will put on the All Together Now!, an online concert event helping the city of Los...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘That Thing You Do!’ on Friday 4/17 to Raise Money for MusiCares’ COVID 19 Relief Fund In Honor of Adam Schlesinger
April 13, 2020
Watch ‘That Thing You Do!’ on Friday 4/17 to Raise Money for MusiCares’ COVID 19 Relief Fund In Honor of Adam Schlesinger

This Friday, April 17, you’re encouraged to find a copy of That Thing You Do!, the 1996 comedy/drama written and directed by Tom Hanks (who also stars in the film)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson: 2020 Tour Postponed, but Robert Fripp and Wife Toyah Willcox Are Keeping Active with Amazing Social Media Posts
April 13, 2020
King Crimson: 2020 Tour Postponed, but Robert Fripp and Wife Toyah Willcox Are Keeping Active with Amazing Social Media Posts

Over the weekend, King Crimson announced that its planned 2020 tour has been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic and its hold on things at the moment. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Report Suggests The Return of Concerts Might Not Be a ‘Plausible Possibility’ Until Fall 2021 Due to COVID-19
April 13, 2020
New Report Suggests The Return of Concerts Might Not Be a ‘Plausible Possibility’ Until Fall 2021 Due to COVID-19

Among the many elements of ‘normal life’ that have been upended as a result of the coronavirus pandemic is the live music industry. Concerts, which we all definitely took for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Prine Tributes from Roger Waters, Bonnie Raitt, Phoebe Bridgers and More
April 13, 2020
Watch John Prine Tributes from Roger Waters, Bonnie Raitt, Phoebe Bridgers and More

The past few days have seen several musicians/artists pay their respects to John Prine, the late country/folk icon who passed away last week due to complications from the coronavirus. Bonnie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch: Metallica Streaming ‘Live at Outside Lands 2017’ Set for #MetallicaMondays Tonight 4/14
April 13, 2020
Watch: Metallica Streaming ‘Live at Outside Lands 2017’ Set for #MetallicaMondays Tonight 4/14

As part of its new weekly series of archival concert video releases, Metallica will stream its headlining set from the 2017 edition of the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Strokes Return with a Bang in First New Album in Seven Years — Stream ‘The New Abnormal’
April 10, 2020
The Strokes Return with a Bang in First New Album in Seven Years — Stream ‘The New Abnormal’

The Strokes could have postponed the release of their new album, The New Abnormal, due to the coronavirus pandemic — but the NYC indie/rock icons didn’t. Instead, they forged ahead,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the New ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary Film Chronicling Mega-Fest’s Rise to Cultural Landmark
April 10, 2020
Watch the New ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary Film Chronicling Mega-Fest’s Rise to Cultural Landmark

Today, April 10, was supposed to be the first day of the 2020 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, but the coronavirus pandemic forced Goldenvoice to reschedule this year’s event...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Launching ‘Shakedown Stream’ Concert/Q&A Series 4/10, Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund
April 9, 2020
Grateful Dead Launching ‘Shakedown Stream’ Concert/Q&A Series 4/10, Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund

Deadheads of the world, you have more streaming opportunities coming your way soon while stuck indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic. This Friday, April 10 at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dolly Parton Wrote a Poem for Everybody Stuck at Home Anxiously Waiting for Things to Go Back to Normal
April 9, 2020
Dolly Parton Wrote a Poem for Everybody Stuck at Home Anxiously Waiting for Things to Go Back to Normal

The current reality facing many people the world over right now is one of anxiety and confusion, set in place by the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions on our daily...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Stipe Released a ‘Cat Edition’ of His New Song/Video, Using Green Screen Magic
April 9, 2020
Michael Stipe Released a ‘Cat Edition’ of His New Song/Video, Using Green Screen Magic

Last week, Michael Stipe premiered a tender new demo recording of a song titled “No Time for Love Like Now,” a song the R.E.M. vocalist worked out with Aaron Dessner...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blink-182 Made a Unifying Music Video for ‘Happy Days’ Using Isolation Videos Submitted by Fans
April 9, 2020
Blink-182 Made a Unifying Music Video for ‘Happy Days’ Using Isolation Videos Submitted by Fans

Blink-182 premiered a new music video on Thursday, but the veteran pop/punk band‘s clip for “Happy Days” is slightly different — and very well suited to these confusing times in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy this Incredible Live-Action ‘The Simpsons’ Remake Borne Out of Social Isolation and Leftover Halloween Costumes
April 9, 2020
Enjoy this Incredible Live-Action ‘The Simpsons’ Remake Borne Out of Social Isolation and Leftover Halloween Costumes

With nearly the entire world pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re all faced with uncharted territory, a major upheaval to our ordinary way of life. We’re also confronted with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Phoebe Bridgers: Watch Her Green-Screen Video for ‘Kyoto’; New Album ‘Punisher’ Out 6/19
April 9, 2020
New from Phoebe Bridgers: Watch Her Green-Screen Video for ‘Kyoto’; New Album ‘Punisher’ Out 6/19

On June 19, Phoebe Bridgers will release her second full-length album, Punisher, via Dead Oceans. To say this album comes with much anticipation doesn’t do it justice; Bridgers’ 2017 full-length...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead to Begin Airing Concert Films on YouTube to Give Fans Something to Do at Home
April 8, 2020
Radiohead to Begin Airing Concert Films on YouTube to Give Fans Something to Do at Home

Don’t worry about sitting around bored at home (if you’re lucky enough to be in that position, given the hardship currently being caused by the coronavirus pandemic) — Radiohead has...

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 | Watch David Gilmour and Polly Samson’s ‘A Theatre for Dreamers’ Live Stream Event
April 8, 2020
Watch David Gilmour and Polly Samson’s ‘A Theatre for Dreamers’ Live Stream Event

Those of us looking for a distraction from the coronavirus news cycle, here’s a good one. On Thursday at 8:30 p.m. BST / 3:30 p.m. EDT/12:30 p.m. PDT, David Gilmour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don’t Miss Phoebe Bridgers Playing a Set from Her Apartment on Friday 4/10
April 8, 2020
Don’t Miss Phoebe Bridgers Playing a Set from Her Apartment on Friday 4/10

Phoebe Bridgers, one of the most celebrated indie/rock singer/songwriters of the past few years, will play a set from her apartment on Friday, April 10 at 4 p.m. EDT via...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Stipe Singing His Soothing New Song ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ on ‘Colbert’ is the Balm for These Anxious Times
April 8, 2020
Michael Stipe Singing His Soothing New Song ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ on ‘Colbert’ is the Balm for These Anxious Times

The color green is commonly associated with themes of healing, hope and calmness — after all, guests to television programs wait in a ‘green room’ prior to showtime. Green also...

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 Hal Willner, Longtime Saturday Night Live ‘Sketch Music Guy’ and Acclaimed Music Producer
April 7, 2020
Rest in Peace Hal Willner, Longtime Saturday Night Live ‘Sketch Music Guy’ and Acclaimed Music Producer

The Twitter page belonging to Hal Willner, who for decades served a key role in the music department of Saturday Night Live, refers to Willner as “so-called Music Producer &...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen to Host ‘From His Home to Yours’ Show on SiriusXM’s E Street Radio Wednesday 4/8
April 7, 2020
Bruce Springsteen to Host ‘From His Home to Yours’ Show on SiriusXM’s E Street Radio Wednesday 4/8

This Wednesday, April 7, something special is taking place on E Street Radio, the dedicated SiriusXM home for all things Bruce Springsteen: The Boss himself will host a special program...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Heard a White-Winged Dove Sing (For the First Time) and Shared the Moment with the World
April 7, 2020
Stevie Nicks Heard a White-Winged Dove Sing (For the First Time) and Shared the Moment with the World

“Just like the white winged dove/Sings a song/Sounds like she’s singin’ …” sings Stevie Nicks in her iconic solo song “Edge of Seventeen,” taken from her 1981 solo debut Bella...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl and the Story of Anxiously Waiting for Prince to Call About a Jam Session
April 7, 2020
Dave Grohl and the Story of Anxiously Waiting for Prince to Call About a Jam Session

This is a story about Dave Grohl and Prince, told as only Grohl could — via his new storytelling Instagram page, @DavesTrueStories, with a tale about the Purple One himself,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and the Bangles’ Susanna Hoffs Teamed Up to Cover ‘Manic Monday’ While Quarantined (Watch)
April 6, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and the Bangles’ Susanna Hoffs Teamed Up to Cover ‘Manic Monday’ While Quarantined (Watch)

Last week, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day announced his new “No Fun Mondays” series, in which he planned to upload one cover song each week during the coronavirus pandemic,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Global Citizen + WHO Announce ‘One World: Together at Home’ Streaming Concert Event 4/18 Benefiting COVID-19 Fight
April 6, 2020
Global Citizen + WHO Announce ‘One World: Together at Home’ Streaming Concert Event 4/18 Benefiting COVID-19 Fight

On Saturday, April 18, a number of the world’s biggest entertainers will join forces for One World: Together at Home, a streaming concert event put on by Global Citizen and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace
April 6, 2020
May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace

It’s a Monday during the coronavirus pandemic. These are confusing, unusual times, anxiety riding high as we all wonder what’s around the bend. Stuck at home, we’re trying to find...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir Launching ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Weekly Series of Free, Streamable Live Shows
April 6, 2020
Bob Weir Launching ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Weekly Series of Free, Streamable Live Shows

Last month, Dead & Company announced a weekly livestream series in which unearthed live performances from their heralded history would be made available, for free, each Saturday — and now...

Rock Cellar Magazine | America Releasing ‘Half Century’ 8-Disc Box Set Commemorating 50th Anniversary (Video)
April 6, 2020
America Releasing ‘Half Century’ 8-Disc Box Set Commemorating 50th Anniversary (Video)

America, the band formed in 1970 by Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek and Gerry Beckley, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year — and the band will celebrate the milestone in June...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Made an Incredible Music Video Using Zoom Teleconferencing and Choreography
April 6, 2020
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Made an Incredible Music Video Using Zoom Teleconferencing and Choreography

If you weren’t familiar with the teleconferencing application Zoom before these past few weeks, it’s likely been a revelation — especially if you’re able to work from home during the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Launches Auction of Personal Items to Help Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Charity
April 6, 2020
Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Launches Auction of Personal Items to Help Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Charity

The coronavirus pandemic has affected us all, throwing a massive wrench of unpredictability into scheduled plans, including charitable events — but this past weekend, Black Sabbath guitar god Tony Iommi...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Metallica Mondays’ Continuing Tonight 4/6 with a 2009 Gig from Copenhagen, Streaming for Free at 8 p.m. EDT
April 6, 2020
‘Metallica Mondays’ Continuing Tonight 4/6 with a 2009 Gig from Copenhagen, Streaming for Free at 8 p.m. EDT

Tonight, Metallica will continue its #MetallicaMondays streaming series by airing a gig from Copenhagen — specifically, July 22, 2009 as part of the band’s world touring in support of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Strokes Premiere New Track ‘Brooklyn Bridge to Chorus’; New LP ‘The New Abnormal’ Out This Friday 4/10
April 6, 2020
The Strokes Premiere New Track ‘Brooklyn Bridge to Chorus’; New LP ‘The New Abnormal’ Out This Friday 4/10

On Friday, the Strokes will release a new studio album titled The New Abnormal — and the revered NYC indie/rock band kicked off release week with a new track premiered...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deep Purple Pushes Back Release Date of New Album ‘Whoosh!’ to 8/7
April 3, 2020
Deep Purple Pushes Back Release Date of New Album ‘Whoosh!’ to 8/7

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic and its hold on society and the music business, Deep Purple has decided to postpone the release of its upcoming 21st studio album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Prine Still in ICU with Pneumonia in Both Lungs, Per His Wife Fiona
April 3, 2020
John Prine Still in ICU with Pneumonia in Both Lungs, Per His Wife Fiona

Country/folk legend John Prine is still in the ICU as he battles pneumonia in both lungs, according to an update from his wife, Fiona Whelan Prine, late Thursday night. Prine,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grey Daze (Chester Bennington’s Pre-Linkin Park Band) Premieres Timely New Video for ‘Sometimes’
April 3, 2020
Grey Daze (Chester Bennington’s Pre-Linkin Park Band) Premieres Timely New Video for ‘Sometimes’

Grey Daze is the band Chester Bennington was in prior to joining Linkin Park and becoming a global phenomenon in the late 1990s. On June 26, the band will release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 1975 Premieres New Song ‘Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America,’ a Collaboration with Phoebe Bridgers
April 3, 2020
The 1975 Premieres New Song ‘Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America,’ a Collaboration with Phoebe Bridgers

Manchester-based rock/pop band The 1975 was planning to release a new album this spring, but Notes on a Conditional Form has since been pushed back twice due to the coronavirus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael McDonald Premieres Powerful New Cover of Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ — Listen
April 2, 2020
Michael McDonald Premieres Powerful New Cover of Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ — Listen

Today, April 2, would have been the 81st birthday of the legendary Marvin Gaye — so it was the perfect date for “yacht rock” king and all-around music icon Michael...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers) Releases New EP Under ‘Trickfinger’ Alias (Listen)
April 2, 2020
John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers) Releases New EP Under ‘Trickfinger’ Alias (Listen)

If there’s one thing you know about John Frusciante, it’s that he’s a gifted guitarist and a beloved member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers over the years. He’s also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien: Stream’ Olympik,’ from Solo LP ‘Earth’ Out 4/17
April 2, 2020
New from Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien: Stream’ Olympik,’ from Solo LP ‘Earth’ Out 4/17

On April 17, Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien will release his first solo album, Earth, via Capitol Records, under the project name EOB. The album is set for release as O’Brien...

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 | Watch the ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary, Premiering 4/10 on YouTube
April 2, 2020
Watch the ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary, Premiering 4/10 on YouTube

The Coachella Valley Arts & Music Festival is a cultural phenomenon. Everybody knows about it. It doesn’t matter if you’ve gone every year since 1999 or have never gone —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Light In The Attic & Friends Live Charity Concert Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund This Friday 4/3
April 2, 2020
Light In The Attic & Friends Live Charity Concert Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund This Friday 4/3

On Friday, a number of musical acts will take part in a livestream charity concert from Light in the Attic, with proceeds benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund. 100 percent of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watching Folks Play The ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Solo By Slamming Kitchen Cabinets is a Supremely Satisfying Experience
April 1, 2020
Watching Folks Play The ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Solo By Slamming Kitchen Cabinets is a Supremely Satisfying Experience

What can you do inside? Millions of people the world over are faced with that question right now as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. You could stream movies and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pete Townshend Might Use Quarantine Time in the Studio to Work on New Music for The Who
April 1, 2020
Pete Townshend Might Use Quarantine Time in the Studio to Work on New Music for The Who

It hasn’t been a long time since The Who released new music — the legendary rock band‘s 2019 album, WHO, was released in December and capped off a triumphant Moving...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Paul Stanley Discuss Writing ‘Love Gun,’ Other KISS Songs in New Videos From His Home During Quarantine
April 1, 2020
Watch Paul Stanley Discuss Writing ‘Love Gun,’ Other KISS Songs in New Videos From His Home During Quarantine

Paul Stanley of KISS isn’t letting the stay-at-home ordinances put in place by the coronavirus pandemic keep him down — as he recently uploaded a few videos from his home...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Recreates the Live Concert Experience with New ‘Immersive’ Mix of ‘The Slow Rush’ (Listen, With Headphones Please)
April 1, 2020
Tame Impala Recreates the Live Concert Experience with New ‘Immersive’ Mix of ‘The Slow Rush’ (Listen, With Headphones Please)

Back on February 14, which feels like it was a year and a half ago given what’s happened to the world in the age of the coronavirus pandemic, Tame Impala...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kings of Leon Premiere New Acoustic Song ‘Going Nowhere,’ an Anthem for Our Current Times
April 1, 2020
Kings of Leon Premiere New Acoustic Song ‘Going Nowhere,’ an Anthem for Our Current Times

On Tuesday, Kings of Leon premiered a new song — and “Going Nowhere” is very much an anthem for our time, the coronavirus pandemic keeping most of us sheltering-in-place in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Announce Rescheduled ‘Van Tour’ Originally Set for April/May
March 31, 2020
Foo Fighters Announce Rescheduled ‘Van Tour’ Originally Set for April/May

The Foo Fighters had to postpone their scheduled 25th anniversary ‘Van Tour’ due to the coronavirus pandemic — and on Tuesday, Dave Grohl & the crew announced a bunch of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dolly Parton Will Read Us All Bedtime Stories with New ‘Goodnight with Dolly’ Video Series Starting 4/2
March 31, 2020
Dolly Parton Will Read Us All Bedtime Stories with New ‘Goodnight with Dolly’ Video Series Starting 4/2

How’d you like to have Dolly Parton read your children bedtime stories? That sounds pretty comforting, especially in the confusing age of the coronavirus pandemic, and it’s exactly what the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘One More Minute’ is the Perfect Social Distancing Anthem, As He Demonstrated on ‘The Tonight Show’
March 31, 2020
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘One More Minute’ is the Perfect Social Distancing Anthem, As He Demonstrated on ‘The Tonight Show’

If you aren’t well-versed in the entire catalog of “Weird Al” Yankovic, you’re missing out on some real, hardcore entertainment. His classic albums find the musician/comedian trying all sorts of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy a Playlist of Songs from Paul McCartney Inspired by ‘Home, Family and Kindness’
March 31, 2020
Enjoy a Playlist of Songs from Paul McCartney Inspired by ‘Home, Family and Kindness’

In these trying, confusing times, music can be a healer — of the mind, the spirit and our sensibilities, especially as we try to navigate the difficulties of existing amid...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kansas Previews New Album ‘The Absence of Presence’ with 5-Song Teaser Video
March 30, 2020
Kansas Previews New Album ‘The Absence of Presence’ with 5-Song Teaser Video

This summer, prog-rock icons Kansas will release a new studio album, and on Monday the band lifted the curtain on a bit of The Absence of Presence with additional details...

Rock Cellar Magazine | If You Have Amazon Prime, Four Key Docs/Films About The Doors are Available for Streaming Now
March 30, 2020
If You Have Amazon Prime, Four Key Docs/Films About The Doors are Available for Streaming Now

Rarely has the concept of streaming media been more relevant to our society than right now. With millions of people the world over confined to their homes as a result...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) Launches ‘No Fun Mondays’ Cover Series with Johnny Thunders’ ‘You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory’
March 30, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) Launches ‘No Fun Mondays’ Cover Series with Johnny Thunders’ ‘You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory’

It’s not much of a surprise that Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has felt especially creative recently, during the coronavirus pandemic. In normal circumstances, the singer/guitarist keeps himself pretty...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Perform ‘Light of Day’ Separately While Maintaining Social Distancing Due to Self-Isolation
March 30, 2020
Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Perform ‘Light of Day’ Separately While Maintaining Social Distancing Due to Self-Isolation

Our new reality is one of separation and self-isolation, measures put in place in order to (hopefully) curb the spread of COVID-19 during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — but that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joan Baez Dedicates Acoustic Performance of ‘Hello In There’ to John Prine and Wife Fiona Whelan Prine in COVID-19 Battle
March 30, 2020
Joan Baez Dedicates Acoustic Performance of ‘Hello In There’ to John Prine and Wife Fiona Whelan Prine in COVID-19 Battle

This past weekend brought with it the concerning news that country/folk legend John Prine is currently in critical condition after being hospitalized last Thursday after showing signs of COVID-19 —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl and the Tale of Following Pantera at Ozzfest, a Road Trip for the Ages and Losing His Wallet in Barstow
March 30, 2020
Dave Grohl and the Tale of Following Pantera at Ozzfest, a Road Trip for the Ages and Losing His Wallet in Barstow

A new installment of the DavesTrueStories Instagram account, set up by Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl recently as a means of entertaining the masses (useful now during the coronavirus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Stipe Premieres Demo of a ‘No Time for Love Like Now, a Collaboration with The National’s Aaron Dessner
March 30, 2020
Michael Stipe Premieres Demo of a ‘No Time for Love Like Now, a Collaboration with The National’s Aaron Dessner

Michael Stipe, longtime vocalist for R.E.M., is feeling creative right now — and over the weekend, the singer debuted a new solo song, a collaboration made with Aaron Dessner of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Prine: ‘His Situation is Critical,’ Says Family After Country Legend Hospitalized with COVID-19 Symptoms
March 29, 2020
John Prine: ‘His Situation is Critical,’ Says Family After Country Legend Hospitalized with COVID-19 Symptoms

Country/folk music legend John Prine has been hospitalized since Thursday after showing signs of the coronavirus, and the Prine family issued an update on Sunday regarding his condition. Per a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | George Harrison’s Material World Foundation #InnerLight Challenge Raising Funds for Those Affected by COVID-19
March 27, 2020
George Harrison’s Material World Foundation #InnerLight Challenge Raising Funds for Those Affected by COVID-19

The Material World Foundation, originally founded by George Harrison in 1973, has launched the Inner Light Challenge to raise $100,000 toward the benefit of those affected by the coronavirus pandemic....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello Performs in Isolation for the UK’s National Health Service (Watch)
March 27, 2020
Elvis Costello Performs in Isolation for the UK’s National Health Service (Watch)

Among the crop of artists performing impromptu gigs via social media these days is Elvis Costello, who uploaded a video on Friday as a benefit to the UK’s National Health...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Rejuvenated Pearl Jam Enters its Fourth Decade with the Unexpectedly Dynamic ‘Gigaton’ (Album Review/Listen)
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....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dave Mustaine and His Daughter Electra Perform the Beatles’ ‘Come Together’ for the Alzheimer’s Association
March 26, 2020
Watch Dave Mustaine and His Daughter Electra Perform the Beatles’ ‘Come Together’ for the Alzheimer’s Association

The coronavirus pandemic is giving everybody plenty of time to hang out together and be creative — and Megadeth front man Dave Mustaine and his daughter, Electra Mustaine, spent some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Berton Averre and Prescott Niles of the Knack Present ‘Bye, Corona’ (And Averre’s Two Little Dogs)
March 26, 2020
Berton Averre and Prescott Niles of the Knack Present ‘Bye, Corona’ (And Averre’s Two Little Dogs)

It had to happen. With the coronavirus pandemic having full control over most of our lives these days, it begged the question: When would “Bye, Corona” turn up from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nine Inch Nails Release ‘Ghosts V: Together’ and ‘Ghosts VI: Locusts’ Albums for Free Online
March 26, 2020
Nine Inch Nails Release ‘Ghosts V: Together’ and ‘Ghosts VI: Locusts’ Albums for Free Online

Never count Trent Reznor out. On Thursday, the Nine Inch Nails mastermind released two new albums (featuring frequent collaborator Atticus Ross) for free online, with both expected to hit streaming...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Launches @DavesTrueStories Instagram with a Tale of ‘Suburban Annihilation’ via Fireworks, Building a Basement Studio and His ‘Cat Lady Mom’
March 26, 2020
Dave Grohl Launches @DavesTrueStories Instagram with a Tale of ‘Suburban Annihilation’ via Fireworks, Building a Basement Studio and His ‘Cat Lady Mom’

If you know anything about Dave Grohl, it’s that the man just has to be busy. He usually keeps the Foo Fighters on the road throughout the year, every year,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John, Billie Eilish, Alicia Keys, Billie Joe Armstrong, More Tapped for iHeartRadio ‘Living Room Concert’ 3/29
March 25, 2020
Elton John, Billie Eilish, Alicia Keys, Billie Joe Armstrong, More Tapped for iHeartRadio ‘Living Room Concert’ 3/29

This Sunday, March 29, iHeartRadio will host a special all-star concert event — the very type we need right now during the coronavirus pandemic. The Living Room Concert will feature...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Release New Song ‘Quick Escape’ — and Video Game — Ahead of ‘Gigaton’ LP Release on Friday
March 25, 2020
Pearl Jam Release New Song ‘Quick Escape’ — and Video Game — Ahead of ‘Gigaton’ LP Release on Friday

This Friday, March 27, Pearl Jam releases its long-awaited new album, Gigaton — the first record from Eddie Vedder and the band in seven years. Earlier in the week, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ (As Shared by Mick Fleetwood) and Other Classic Album Covers Reimagined for Social Distancing
March 25, 2020
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ (As Shared by Mick Fleetwood) and Other Classic Album Covers Reimagined for Social Distancing

The current stipulations and guidelines in place regarding social distancing and the committed effort we must all make in order to beat the coronavirus pandemic have thrown a wrench into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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’)
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Playing ‘Classical Gas’ on the Roof is the Catharsis We Need In These Confusing Times
March 25, 2020
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Playing ‘Classical Gas’ on the Roof is the Catharsis We Need In These Confusing Times

Nobody knows what exactly to do right now — the coronavirus pandemic has most of us stuck at home, either working remotely or wondering what’s next. Enter “Weird Al” Yankovic,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aspiring Musicians Stuck at Home: Fender is Offering Three Months of Free Music Lessons via Fender Play Program
March 24, 2020
Aspiring Musicians Stuck at Home: Fender is Offering Three Months of Free Music Lessons via Fender Play Program

Being cooped up indoors as a result of the coronavirus pandemic creates a unique problem: Just what to do with all that free time? Fender Guitars wants to help, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lindsey Buckingham Shares In-Studio Photo Of His Time Working with the Killers on New Single ‘Caution’
March 24, 2020
Lindsey Buckingham Shares In-Studio Photo Of His Time Working with the Killers on New Single ‘Caution’

The Killers have a new single out, and “Caution” packs enough of a punch to appeal to those who enjoyed the band‘s earlier hits, like “When You Were Young” or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linkin Park Members Mike Shinoda, Dave ‘Phoenix’ Farrell & Joe Hahn Watch and React to a Vintage 2001 Linkin Park Club Show
March 24, 2020
Linkin Park Members Mike Shinoda, Dave ‘Phoenix’ Farrell & Joe Hahn Watch and React to a Vintage 2001 Linkin Park Club Show

On Tuesday, Linkin Park unearthed never-before-seen footage from a 2001 gig at a club in San Diego as a livestream on YouTube — but with a twist. In addition to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Hate for Sale,’ a Punky, Jagged New Song from The Pretenders Inspired by the Damned
March 24, 2020
Stream ‘Hate for Sale,’ a Punky, Jagged New Song from The Pretenders Inspired by the Damned

On Tuesday, Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders roared back with the title track to their new album, Hate for Sale. A punky little anthem with jagged riffs and boundless energy,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take Peter Frampton’s Word For It: Washing Your Hands For the Entirety of ‘Do You Feel Like We Do’ is Tough
March 24, 2020
Take Peter Frampton’s Word For It: Washing Your Hands For the Entirety of ‘Do You Feel Like We Do’ is Tough

By now, we’ve all heard the “twenty-second rule” regarding hand-washing as it’s recommended in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic: Sing the chorus to “Happy Birthday” twice, for example, or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kelly Osbourne Promoting Social Distancing with #StayHomeForOzzy Challenge on Social Media
March 24, 2020
Kelly Osbourne Promoting Social Distancing with #StayHomeForOzzy Challenge on Social Media

Do it. #StayHomeForOzzy. That’s the new social distancing campaign rolled out by Kelly Osbourne on Monday night, as she unveiled a lengthy post on Instagram detailing how her parents, Ozzy...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Launching #MetallicaMondays Streaming Concert Series with Slane Castle Gig Tonight 3/23
March 23, 2020
Metallica Launching #MetallicaMondays Streaming Concert Series with Slane Castle Gig Tonight 3/23

Monday brought with it two key announcements in the world of Metallica. First, the band sent out a heartfelt message to fans via social media regarding the coronavirus pandemic and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Call the ‘Gigaton Hotline’ to Preview the New Pearl Jam Album Out This Friday 3/27
March 23, 2020
Call the ‘Gigaton Hotline’ to Preview the New Pearl Jam Album Out This Friday 3/27

This Friday, Pearl Jam will release its long-awaited new album, Gigaton. The band‘s planned spring North American tour dates were postponed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, part of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Devon Allman is Going ‘On Tour’ via Livestream This Week with the ‘We Are Still All Together’ Tour
March 23, 2020
Devon Allman is Going ‘On Tour’ via Livestream This Week with the ‘We Are Still All Together’ Tour

If bands and musician’s can’t get out and play “real” gigs in actual venues right now on account of the coronavirus pandemic, why not plug in and play at home?...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reunited Bright Eyes Tease an Announcement (New Song ‘Persona Non Grata’) for Tuesday 3/24
March 23, 2020
Reunited Bright Eyes Tease an Announcement (New Song ‘Persona Non Grata’) for Tuesday 3/24

Update: Bright Eyes premiered “Persona Non Grata” on Tuesday — click here for more details. Might this week bring big news from Conor Oberst and Bright Eyes? That’s very much...

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 | Father John Misty Releases ‘Off-Key in Hamburg’ Live Album, All Proceeds to Benefit MusiCares COVID-19 Fund
March 23, 2020
Father John Misty Releases ‘Off-Key in Hamburg’ Live Album, All Proceeds to Benefit MusiCares COVID-19 Fund

Indie/rock singer/songwriter Father John Misty (real name J. Tillman) released a new live album on Monday, but he’s doing something special with Off-Key in Hamburg: Released via Bandcamp, all proceeds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kenny Rogers Passes Away, Family Directs Donations to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund
March 21, 2020
Kenny Rogers Passes Away, Family Directs Donations to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund

The music world lost one of its most legendary figures late Friday night when country music icon Kenny Rogers passed away at the age of 81. The news was announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets – Live At The Roundhouse’ Album/Film Release Moved Back to 9/18
March 20, 2020
‘Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets – Live At The Roundhouse’ Album/Film Release Moved Back to 9/18

Due to the current global crisis of the coronavirus pandemic, an upcoming release from Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets project will now be released on Sept. 18,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Survival: Music for Making It Through 2020
March 19, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Survival: Music for Making It Through 2020

Our Top 11 Survival Songs  first surfaced in 2015, but the current coronavirus pandemic that has the entire planet in its grasp, most of us self-isolating and socially distancing ourselves...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young Unveils ‘Fireside Sessions’ Livestream Concerts, a ‘Down-Home Production’
March 17, 2020
Neil Young Unveils ‘Fireside Sessions’ Livestream Concerts, a ‘Down-Home Production’

The effects of the coronavirus pandemic and immense global concern over its spread has forced musicians and artists — along with the rest of us — into our homes. Some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from the Pretenders: Hear ‘The Buzz,’ from New Album ‘Hate for Sale’
March 17, 2020
New from the Pretenders: Hear ‘The Buzz,’ from New Album ‘Hate for Sale’

Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders dropped some news on Tuesday: They have a new record, Hate for Sale, due out on May 1. In addition to announcing the record, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God Premiere ‘Memento Mori’ Video, Urging Us All to Take a Breath from All the Madness
March 17, 2020
Lamb of God Premiere ‘Memento Mori’ Video, Urging Us All to Take a Breath from All the Madness

Lamb of God will release a new, self-titled album on May 8 — the first record from the “groove metal” masters since 2015. The band’s music and creative vision are...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘Citizens of Boomtown,’ the First New Album from the Boomtown Rats in 36 Years
March 16, 2020
Out Now: Stream ‘Citizens of Boomtown,’ the First New Album from the Boomtown Rats in 36 Years

The span of time between 1984 and 2020 is long — 36 years, in fact. And, prior to this past Friday, March 13, there hadn’t been a new album from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Festival 2020 Presale Tickets Announced; SF Fest Scheduled for August 7-9
March 10, 2020
Outside Lands Festival 2020 Presale Tickets Announced; SF Fest Scheduled for August 7-9

The Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is San Francisco’s annual mega-fest that lands at Golden Gate Park each August — and despite massive growing concerns regarding the coronavirus wreaking...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne Watches Highlights of His Life and Times in New ‘Ordinary Man’ Music Video
March 10, 2020
Ozzy Osbourne Watches Highlights of His Life and Times in New ‘Ordinary Man’ Music Video

Ordinary Man, the triumphant new album from Ozzy Osbourne released last month to massive success around the world, is a powerhouse of a record, the first from the iconic vocalist...