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Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Living on a Thin Line’: New Memoir from the Kinks’ Dave Davies Coming in 2022
December 15, 2021
‘Living on a Thin Line’: New Memoir from the Kinks’ Dave Davies Coming in 2022

Dave Davies of the Kinks announced 'Living on a Thin Line,' his memoir recounting "the ups and downs of my life in the Kinks and what happened afterwards."

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Very High Compliment: Dave Davies Told ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic He’s ‘Always Loved’ Al’s Kinks Parody ‘Yoda’
September 2, 2020
A Very High Compliment: Dave Davies Told ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic He’s ‘Always Loved’ Al’s Kinks Parody ‘Yoda’

Social media has its issues, but its core ability to connect everybody together at any point has really transformed our collective way of life — and, in some cases, opened...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Davies on the ‘New Beginning’ That the ‘Arthur’ Album Presented for the Kinks
November 14, 2019
Dave Davies on the ‘New Beginning’ That the ‘Arthur’ Album Presented for the Kinks

More than a half a century since its original release, The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society album is lauded as a landmark moment in rock and roll history...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray Davies Updates His ‘Collaboration’ with Dave Davies on Their New ‘Project Kinks’
October 4, 2019
Ray Davies Updates His ‘Collaboration’ with Dave Davies on Their New ‘Project Kinks’

Fans have clamored for a musical return of the Kinks for decades, and it appears that one is, indeed coming from the legendary band — as was made clear back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray and Dave Davies Have Been Recording New Music for a Kinks Album, According to Ray
July 17, 2019
Ray and Dave Davies Have Been Recording New Music for a Kinks Album, According to Ray

The will-they-or-won’t-they regarding Ray Davies and his brother, Dave Davies, reconnecting after all these years for new music as the Kinks has been going on for a while — but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Davies (and Son Russ) Releasing New Album ‘Open Road’ in March; Stream ‘Path is Long’
February 8, 2017
Dave Davies (and Son Russ) Releasing New Album ‘Open Road’ in March; Stream ‘Path is Long’

On March 31, Dave Davies of the Kinks will release a new album titled Open Road. The result of a collaboration between Davies and his son, Russ Davies, Open Road...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | I Will Be Me: An Interview with Kinks Guitarist Dave Davies
June 27, 2013
I Will Be Me: An Interview with Kinks Guitarist Dave Davies

Founding Kinks guitarist Dave Davies talks to us about his new solo album, spirituality, and perseverance.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Clark on the Incredible Heights Reached by the Dave Clark Five (Q&A)
February 13, 2020
Dave Clark on the Incredible Heights Reached by the Dave Clark Five (Q&A)

Rivaling the mighty Beatles in popularity in the mid-60s, The Dave Clark Five records exploded like an atom bomb detonating out of the speakers. Songs like “Glad All Over,” “Bits...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Kinks: 50th Anniversary Reissues of ‘Muswell Hillbillies / Everybody’s In Show-Biz – Everybody’s A Star’ 9/9
July 27, 2022
The Kinks: 50th Anniversary Reissues of ‘Muswell Hillbillies / Everybody’s In Show-Biz – Everybody’s A Star’ 9/9

On Sept. 9, The Kinks will revisit two classic albums for special 50th anniversary reissues: 1971’s Muswell Hillbillies, the English band‘s 10th album at the time, and the following year’s...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Fillmore East: The Venue That Changed Rock Music Forever’ Book Available Now from Journalist/Photographer Frank Mastropolo
October 6, 2021
‘Fillmore East: The Venue That Changed Rock Music Forever’ Book Available Now from Journalist/Photographer Frank Mastropolo

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the closing of Fillmore East, promoter Bill Graham’s rock mecca in New York’s East Village. An all-star show on June 27, 1971 headlined...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Moderate the Trump vs. Biden Debate with an Auto-Tuned ‘We’re All Doomed’ Remix
September 30, 2020
Watch ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Moderate the Trump vs. Biden Debate with an Auto-Tuned ‘We’re All Doomed’ Remix

Turns out, this week’s Presidential Debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is even more dramatic and explosive when moderated by none other than pop culture/music/comedy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Phil May of the Pretty Things: 1944-2020
May 15, 2020
Rest in Peace, Phil May of the Pretty Things: 1944-2020

Phil May, vocalist of the English band The Pretty Things, has passed away at the age of 75 due to complications after emergency hip surgery, it was announced on Friday....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: (Almost) Close Encounters of the Eric Clapton Kind
April 14, 2020
Behind the Curtain: (Almost) Close Encounters of the Eric Clapton Kind

Most Behind the Curtain columns feature Steve Rosen detailing his eye-popping encounters with rock and roll icons — but this piece, about his decades-long pursuit of Eric Clapton, is different....

Rock Cellar Magazine | November 2019 Issue
December 17, 2019
November 2019 Issue

Click below to enjoy our new November 2019 features: Debbie Harry on Writing Her New Memoir, Blondie’s Old Days in NYC and Her View of the World (The Interview) Dave...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Waiting Songs
October 8, 2015
Top 11 Waiting Songs

“I grew up with six brothers. That’s how I learned to dance — waiting for the bathroom.” — Bob Hope Patience has never been a strong suit of rock fans....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)
June 4, 2013
Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)

An exclusive interview with founding member of the Turtles - on his career and his new book 'Shell Shocked'.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs with Memorable Harmonica Parts
April 11, 2022
Top 11 Songs with Memorable Harmonica Parts

“I play the harmonica. The only way I can play is if I get my car going really fast, and stick it out the window.” —Steven Wright “I Guess That’s...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Share New Animated Video for ‘Chasing Birds’ — the Perfect Desert Freak-Out for 4/20
April 20, 2021
Foo Fighters Share New Animated Video for ‘Chasing Birds’ — the Perfect Desert Freak-Out for 4/20

Today, April 20, is more commonly known as 4/20 — a day held in high regard by marijuana enthusiasts (pun intended). The Foo Fighters chose the day to premiere a...

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 | Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories
February 12, 2019
Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories

Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories  “If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.” – Woody Allen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac, Blues and Chemistry: The Mick Fleetwood Interview
September 8, 2016
Fleetwood Mac, Blues and Chemistry: The Mick Fleetwood Interview

Long before Fleetwood Mac owned the Billboard record charts for years in the mid to late ’70s with a string of mega-selling albums/singles culled from the albums Fleetwood Mac, Rumours and Tusk, their formative sound was...