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Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Dire Straits ‘Studio Albums 1978-1991’ Box Set (6-CD or 8-LP)
October 9, 2020
Out Now: Dire Straits ‘Studio Albums 1978-1991’ Box Set (6-CD or 8-LP)

The music of Dire Straits is timeless, as far as “classic rock” is concerned — and today, the band‘s six-album catalog released between 1978 and 1991 has been reissued via Rhino...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/9: John Lennon, Blue Öyster Cult, The Doors, Dire Straits, Linkin Park, More
October 5, 2020
New Music Out 10/9: John Lennon, Blue Öyster Cult, The Doors, Dire Straits, Linkin Park, More

This Friday, Oct. 9 brings with it some very notable new music from a host of big-name acts. Some are reissuing classic albums, others are sharing brand new music for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dire Straits ‘The Studio Albums 1978-1991’ CD, Vinyl Box Set Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)
September 8, 2020
Dire Straits ‘The Studio Albums 1978-1991’ CD, Vinyl Box Set Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)

The music of Dire Straits is timeless, as far as “classic rock” is concerned — and the band‘s six-album catalog released between 1978 and 1991 will be reissued on Oct....

Rock Cellar Magazine | For Whom the Bell Tolls: Filmmakers Ken Burns & Lynn Novick, Co-Directors of ‘Hemingway,’ On Charitable Giving
March 3, 2021
For Whom the Bell Tolls: Filmmakers Ken Burns & Lynn Novick, Co-Directors of ‘Hemingway,’ On Charitable Giving

NOTE:  Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s Hemingway airs starting Monday April 5th on PBS.  Check your local listings or pbs.org “To those who have been given much, much is expected.”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Royalty
September 8, 2022
Top 11 Songs About Royalty

Editorial note: This story first ran in March of 2019. “God Save the Queen” by the Sex Pistols is featured in our Top 11 Hit Songs That Caused Controversy list...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mayer Embraces the Soft-Rock Energy of His Song “Wild Blue” with a Laid-Back New Video
August 19, 2021
John Mayer Embraces the Soft-Rock Energy of His Song “Wild Blue” with a Laid-Back New Video

Released back on July 16, Sob Rock was a new direction for John Mayer, sort of. Groove-oriented, Mayer’s songs veered close to “yacht rock” territory, giving the otherwise melancholy tone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Pink Floyd Live at Knebworth 1990’ CD/LP Set Coming 4/30; Stream ‘Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Pts. 1-5)’
March 10, 2021
‘Pink Floyd Live at Knebworth 1990’ CD/LP Set Coming 4/30; Stream ‘Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Pts. 1-5)’

On April 30, Pink Floyd will release Live at Knebworth 1990, a seven-track live collection capturing a magical night from the heralded English group at the vaunted U.K. outdoor venue....

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 | Much-Deserved Congratulations to Drummer Steve Ferrone on Induction to the Brighton Music Walk of Fame
October 4, 2019
Much-Deserved Congratulations to Drummer Steve Ferrone on Induction to the Brighton Music Walk of Fame

Congratulations to drummer Steve Ferrone, known globally as the drummer for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, who was inducted into the Music Walk of Fame in his hometown of Brighton,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Hard Lessons,’ the Dynamic New Solo Album from Foo Fighters Guitarist Chris Shiflett (Listen)
June 14, 2019
Out Now: ‘Hard Lessons,’ the Dynamic New Solo Album from Foo Fighters Guitarist Chris Shiflett (Listen)

Chris Shiflett is known as the guitarist for the Foo Fighters, which he has been since joining Dave Grohl’s band prior to their 2012 album One By One. But if...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (Most Of) King Crimson’s Classic Albums are Now on Spotify, in Time for 50th Anniversary Tour
June 10, 2019
(Most Of) King Crimson’s Classic Albums are Now on Spotify, in Time for 50th Anniversary Tour

Tonight, June 10, Robert Fripp and King Crimson will begin their anticipated 50th anniversary tour at Hause Auensee, Leipzig — and just in time for the festivities, much of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters Guitarist) Announces Solo West Coast Tour Dates, New Album Out 6/14
May 22, 2019
Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters Guitarist) Announces Solo West Coast Tour Dates, New Album Out 6/14

Chris Shiflett is known around the world as the lead guitarist of the Foo Fighters, but he’s much more than just that — he’s a troubadour of sorts, having taken...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next
May 6, 2019
King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next

For a long time, the music of King Crimson didn’t exist on streaming platforms — but just as Robert Fripp and his colleagues in the legendary prog/rock ensemble prepare for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson Maps Out 50-Date 2019 Tour to Mark 50th Anniversary
January 29, 2019
King Crimson Maps Out 50-Date 2019 Tour to Mark 50th Anniversary

Toward the end of 2018, King Crimson announced plans for a big commemorative 50th anniversary tour that would span three continents — and the legendary prog ensemble announced its full...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Anti-Thanksgiving Songs
November 9, 2018
Top 11 Anti-Thanksgiving Songs

I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Meccas of NYC: What Are They Now?
February 4, 2013
Rock Meccas of NYC: What Are They Now?

In the 1960s, New York City was the center of the recording industry and home to a wealth of small clubs and theaters that hosted the cream of rock music....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Punk Rock Fatherhood
November 7, 2011
Punk Rock Fatherhood

If your biggest hit is the punk rock anthem Fuck Authority, when you become a father, how do you discipline your own children? That’s the fundamental contradiction and dilemma facing...