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Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Elton John’s ‘Madman Across the Water’ 50th Anniversary with “Rock Me When He’s Gone (Full Version)”
May 20, 2022
Preview Elton John’s ‘Madman Across the Water’ 50th Anniversary with “Rock Me When He’s Gone (Full Version)”

In the weeks since Sir Elton John detailed an upcoming 50th anniversary edition of 1971’s Madman Across the Water, a few songs have surfaced as a means of previewing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Previews ‘Madman Across the Water’ 50th Anniversary Set with Unheard “Tiny Dancer” Piano Demo
April 29, 2022
Elton John Previews ‘Madman Across the Water’ 50th Anniversary Set with Unheard “Tiny Dancer” Piano Demo

Madman Across the Water will be revisited on June 10 for a lavish 50th anniversary reissue from Sir Elton John, and the legendary singer/icon has previewed the upcoming commemorative edition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John: ‘Madman Across the Water’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 6/10 (Pre-Order)
April 21, 2022
Elton John: ‘Madman Across the Water’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 6/10 (Pre-Order)

It’s one of the most beloved albums in the celebrated career of Sir Elton John, and on June 10 Madman Across the Water will be reissued to commemorate its 50th...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Announces Final North American Dates for ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour
March 29, 2022
Elton John Announces Final North American Dates for ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour

Fresh off his 75th birthday festivities over the weekend, Sir Elton John has unveiled the final stretch of North American shows on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, which began...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more
March 28, 2022
RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more

Friday night’s devastating news that Taylor Hawkins was found dead in his hotel room in Colombia at age 50 was met with unimaginable shock and grief from all corners of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 75th Birthday to Sir Elton John! Celebrate with ‘Diamonds’ in Dolby Atmos and His 30th Annual Oscars Viewing Party 3/27
March 25, 2022
Happy 75th Birthday to Sir Elton John! Celebrate with ‘Diamonds’ in Dolby Atmos and His 30th Annual Oscars Viewing Party 3/27

Today, March 25, is a milestone for Sir Elton John: It’s his 75th birthday. The beloved singer/songwriter/cultural figure/legend/philanthropist is beloved the world over, and for good reason. His music stands...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Eddie Vedder ‘Earthling,’ a Soaring, Emotional LP ft. Elton John, Ringo Starr, Stevie Wonder & Eddie’s Father
February 11, 2022
Out Now: Eddie Vedder ‘Earthling,’ a Soaring, Emotional LP ft. Elton John, Ringo Starr, Stevie Wonder & Eddie’s Father

Today, Feb. 11, Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder releases Earthling, a brand new studio album that is his third proper full-length solo record overall. His first since 2011’s Ukulele...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Vedder’s New ‘Earthling’ Solo LP Features Ringo Starr, Stevie Wonder, & Elton John; Stream “Brother the Cloud”
January 14, 2022
Eddie Vedder’s New ‘Earthling’ Solo LP Features Ringo Starr, Stevie Wonder, & Elton John; Stream “Brother the Cloud”

Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder is preparing to release a new solo album titled Earthling, which will arrive on Feb. 11. The iconic singer/songwriter has been sharing a few...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ed Sheeran & Elton John Bring Tons of Holiday Cheer with New Charity Single/Video, “Merry Christmas”
December 6, 2021
Ed Sheeran & Elton John Bring Tons of Holiday Cheer with New Charity Single/Video, “Merry Christmas”

When two of the biggest singer/songwriters in the world team up, you know you’re in for a treat — and that’s exactly what you get with “Merry Christmas,” a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Elton John ‘The Lockdown Sessions,’ a New Collaborative Album ft. Stevie Wonder, Dua Lipa and Many More (Listen)
October 22, 2021
Out Now: Elton John ‘The Lockdown Sessions,’ a New Collaborative Album ft. Stevie Wonder, Dua Lipa and Many More (Listen)

Sir Elton John didn’t intend on making The Lockdown Sessions,  a new album featuring a number of high-profile collaborations with music stars from across the spectrum, a collection spanning generations...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Duran Duran Party in a Castle with Celebrity Lookalikes of Elton John, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Daniel Craig & More in “Anniversary” Video
October 19, 2021
Watch Duran Duran Party in a Castle with Celebrity Lookalikes of Elton John, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Daniel Craig & More in “Anniversary” Video

This Friday, Oct. 22, Duran Duran returns with a new studio album titled Future Past. The 15th studio album from the long-running band, it’s been previewed in recent weeks with a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream “Finish Line,” Elton John and Stevie Wonder’s First-Ever Duet (from ‘The Lockdown Sessions’ Album)
October 1, 2021
Stream “Finish Line,” Elton John and Stevie Wonder’s First-Ever Duet (from ‘The Lockdown Sessions’ Album)

On Oct, 22, Sir Elton John will release The Lockdown Sessions, a new album featuring a number of high-profile collaborations with music stars from across the spectrum, a collection spanning...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Postpones 2021 European/U.K. ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates to 2023, Citing Hip Pain from a Fall
September 16, 2021
Elton John Postpones 2021 European/U.K. ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates to 2023, Citing Hip Pain from a Fall

Sir Elton John was planning to resume his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour dates in Europe and the U.K. before the new year, but on Wednesday the legendary singer/songwriter announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John: New ‘Lockdown Sessions’ Album 10/22, ft. Collaborations with Dua Lipa, Lil Nas X, Stevie Nicks, the Late Glen Campbell & More
September 1, 2021
Elton John: New ‘Lockdown Sessions’ Album 10/22, ft. Collaborations with Dua Lipa, Lil Nas X, Stevie Nicks, the Late Glen Campbell & More

“The last thing I expected to do during lockdown was make an album,” said Sir Elton John in a social media post on Wednesday announcing precisely that: The Lockdown Sessions,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Condemns “HIV Misinformation and Homophobic Comments” Made by Rapper DaBaby at Rolling Loud Miami
July 28, 2021
Elton John Condemns “HIV Misinformation and Homophobic Comments” Made by Rapper DaBaby at Rolling Loud Miami

Last weekend, hip-hop star DaBaby drew headlines for all the wrong reasons with especially aggressive anti-gay sentiment expressed on stage during his performance at Rolling Loud Miami, a big music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sir Elton John Announces Final U.S./European Dates for His ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour
June 23, 2021
Sir Elton John Announces Final U.S./European Dates for His ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour

On Wednesday, Sir Elton John announced his final tour dates for the U.S. and Europe, attached to his global Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour — which had begun prior to...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Teams with Singer Rina Sawayama for a New Version of Her Song ‘Chosen Family’ — Watch the Lyric Video
April 14, 2021
Elton John Teams with Singer Rina Sawayama for a New Version of Her Song ‘Chosen Family’ — Watch the Lyric Video

We don’t need to be related to relate. It’s the sentiment behind a new duet of “Chosen Family,” a song from London-based singer/songwriter Rina Sawayama and collaborator Sir Elton John. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sir Elton John Says He’s ‘Just Done Something with Metallica’ During Lockdown …
March 29, 2021
Sir Elton John Says He’s ‘Just Done Something with Metallica’ During Lockdown …

From casually vowing to “hit somebody” if singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers was shut out of her four Grammy nominations (which she was) to divulging information about upcoming musical projects, the Apple...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John’s Annual Oscars Pre-Party is Going Virtual with Dua Lipa & Neil Patrick Harris on 4/25
March 22, 2021
Elton John’s Annual Oscars Pre-Party is Going Virtual with Dua Lipa & Neil Patrick Harris on 4/25

With the 93rd Academy Awards coming up on Sunday, April 25 — the new date of the festivities, after originally being rescheduled from Feb. 28 due to the COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Didn’t Win a Grammy … so Will Elton John Indeed ‘Hit Someone’?
March 14, 2021
Phoebe Bridgers Didn’t Win a Grammy … so Will Elton John Indeed ‘Hit Someone’?

On Sunday, singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers was up for four awards at the Grammy Awards … but she didn’t win any, losing Best Rock Song to Brittany Howard and both Best...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Larkin Poe ‘Kindred Spirits,’ Inspired Covers of Elton John, Lenny Kravitz, Post Malone, Phil Collins & More (Listen)
November 20, 2020
Out Now: Larkin Poe ‘Kindred Spirits,’ Inspired Covers of Elton John, Lenny Kravitz, Post Malone, Phil Collins & More (Listen)

On Friday, Larkin Poe — the acclaimed roots/folk duo comprised of sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell — release Kindred Spirits, an album of cover songs specially selected by the pair....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Jewel Box,’ a Massive Deep Dive Through the Elton John Vaults (Listen/Buy)
November 12, 2020
Out Now: ‘Jewel Box,’ a Massive Deep Dive Through the Elton John Vaults (Listen/Buy)

The life, career and legacy of Sir Elton John is unmatched. His contributions to music — and popular culture in general — are unrivaled, his influence far-reaching. Jewel Box is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Elton John Unbox His ‘Jewel Box’ Collection — Out Friday 11/13 (Preview/Pre-Order)
November 12, 2020
Watch Elton John Unbox His ‘Jewel Box’ Collection — Out Friday 11/13 (Preview/Pre-Order)

On Friday, Nov. 13, Sir Elton John will unleash a deep-dive through his collected works with Jewel Box, a venerable treasure trove of content from throughout his amazing, unrivaled career....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Watching the Planes Go By,’ One of the Earliest Elton John + Bernie Taupin Songs (‘Jewel Box’ Out 11/13)
November 6, 2020
Hear ‘Watching the Planes Go By,’ One of the Earliest Elton John + Bernie Taupin Songs (‘Jewel Box’ Out 11/13)

“Watching the Planes Go By” is one of the earliest known musical collaborations between Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin. Recorded on Feb. 6, 1968, the song has been unearthed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win an Elton John ‘Jewel Box’ Super Deluxe Box Set!
November 3, 2020
(ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win an Elton John ‘Jewel Box’ Super Deluxe Box Set!

The entry period for this giveaway has closed. Thank you! Sir Elton John has led a life and career that transcends music, his influence and legacy the stuff of legend — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Previews ‘Jewel Box’ Collection with the Bluesy ‘Here’s to the Next Time,’ a 1967 Demo (Pre-Order)
October 16, 2020
Elton John Previews ‘Jewel Box’ Collection with the Bluesy ‘Here’s to the Next Time,’ a 1967 Demo (Pre-Order)

Sir Elton John has shared another preview of Jewel Box, a new collection of archival material from as far back as 1965 and as recently as 2019. Billed as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Elton John’s ‘Jewel Box’ Collection with ‘Regimental Sgt. Zippo,’ a Trippy Nod to the ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Era of the 1960s
October 9, 2020
Preview Elton John’s ‘Jewel Box’ Collection with ‘Regimental Sgt. Zippo,’ a Trippy Nod to the ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Era of the 1960s

On Nov. 13, Sir Elton John will release Jewel Box, a new collection of archival material from as far back as 1965 and as recently as 2019. Billed as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John and 6LACK Join Gorillaz on New Song/Animated Video ‘The Pink Phantom’ (Watch/Listen)
October 1, 2020
Elton John and 6LACK Join Gorillaz on New Song/Animated Video ‘The Pink Phantom’ (Watch/Listen)

Gorillaz, the world’s foremost “virtual band” project helmed by Damon Albarn of English alt/rock/Britpop band Blur, has always done things … a bit differently. The project’s latest endeavor is “Song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Announces Rescheduled North American ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour Dates for 2022
September 23, 2020
Elton John Announces Rescheduled North American ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour Dates for 2022

Like so many other plans, Elton John had to postpone a number of his highly anticipated Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour dates due to the COVID-19 pandemic — but, in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John: ‘Jewel Box’ of Unreleased Material, ‘Buried Treasures, Precious Gems’ and More Out 11/13 (Preview)
September 17, 2020
Elton John: ‘Jewel Box’ of Unreleased Material, ‘Buried Treasures, Precious Gems’ and More Out 11/13 (Preview)

Sir Elton John has led a life and career that transcends music, his influence and legacy the stuff of legend — so, naturally, a box set bringing together a wealth...

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 | 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 | Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)
August 25, 2020
Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)

It was 50 years ago today — on Aug. 25, 1970 — that a scrappy young musician named Elton John took the stage at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif....

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 | Elton John Sharing Special Solo Performance ‘Live From The Great Amphitheatre, Ephesus 2001’ on YouTube 8/7
August 6, 2020
Elton John Sharing Special Solo Performance ‘Live From The Great Amphitheatre, Ephesus 2001’ on YouTube 8/7

The ongoing Classic Concert Series from Sir Elton John concludes this week with a flashback to 2001 and a very special performance from the world-renowned singer/pianist/cultural figure. Live From The...

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 | 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 | Watch Elton John ‘Madison Square Garden 2000’ on YouTube 7/31, a Fundraiser for the Elton John Aids Foundation (ft. Billy Joel, Mary J. Blige and More)
July 30, 2020
Watch Elton John ‘Madison Square Garden 2000’ on YouTube 7/31, a Fundraiser for the Elton John Aids Foundation (ft. Billy Joel, Mary J. Blige and More)

As he has been doing for a few weeks now, Sir Elton John will continue his weekly Classic Concert Series of archival live performance uploads on YouTube this Friday, July...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: Watch ‘Estadio Do Flamengo, Rio, Brasil 1995’ on YouTube Friday 7/24
July 22, 2020
Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: Watch ‘Estadio Do Flamengo, Rio, Brasil 1995’ on YouTube Friday 7/24

Sir Elton John has previewed the next installment in his new Classic Concert Series on YouTube, a run of archival concert performances from Elton’s amazing career that launched in early...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: Preview ‘Live at Arena di Verona 1989,’ Premiering on YouTube 7/18
July 15, 2020
Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: Preview ‘Live at Arena di Verona 1989,’ Premiering on YouTube 7/18

This weekend, Sir Elton John will continue his new Classic Concert Series of archival live performance uploads when his YouTube channel revisits a show at the Arena di Verona in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: A Sydney 1986 Gig with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (Premiering on YouTube 7/11)
July 9, 2020
Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: A Sydney 1986 Gig with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (Premiering on YouTube 7/11)

Last week, Sir Elton John launched his new Classic Concert Series on YouTube with the first installment in his planned six-part series. The Classic Concert Series will find the legendary singer/cultural icon diving...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Launching Six-Part ‘Classic Concert Series’ on YouTube Friday 7/3 with ‘Live At The Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1976’
July 1, 2020
Elton John Launching Six-Part ‘Classic Concert Series’ on YouTube Friday 7/3 with ‘Live At The Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1976’

Sir Elton John has unveiled plans for an official weekly archival concert series, which will premiere on his YouTube channel this Friday, July 3 with the first installment of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Friday 7/3: Watch Elton John’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,’ Performed by L.A.-Based Musical Collective The Tribe as a Free Online Stream for Charity
June 29, 2020
Friday 7/3: Watch Elton John’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,’ Performed by L.A.-Based Musical Collective The Tribe as a Free Online Stream for Charity

This Friday, July 3, the Tribe — a collective of LA-based musicians who perform concerts for various causes to raise money and awareness — will screen a full-album performance of...

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 | 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 | 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 | ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ Tribute Album Out 9/4, ft. U2, Elton John, Nick Cave, Joan Jett, Many More (Produced by Hal Willner)
April 29, 2020
‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ Tribute Album Out 9/4, ft. U2, Elton John, Nick Cave, Joan Jett, Many More (Produced by Hal Willner)

On September 4, a very special, star-studded tribute album honoring Marc Bolan and T. Rex will be released via BMG. Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex will present...

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 | 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 | 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 | Elton John Releasing 50th Anniversary Record Store Day Edition of 1970 Self-Titled Album
March 9, 2020
Elton John Releasing 50th Anniversary Record Store Day Edition of 1970 Self-Titled Album

Record Store Day is coming up on Saturday, April 18, and Sir Elton John is opening the vault for a lavish commemoration of the 50th anniversary of his second album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Healing Wishes to Sir Elton John, Who Ended a New Zealand Gig Early After Walking Pneumonia Forced Him Off-Stage
February 17, 2020
Healing Wishes to Sir Elton John, Who Ended a New Zealand Gig Early After Walking Pneumonia Forced Him Off-Stage

Over the weekend, Sir Elton John came down with a case of walking pneumonia while on tour in New Zealand. The 72-year-old didn’t let that keep him from taking the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Music of the Oscars 2020: Billie Eilish, Elton John, Eminem, Cynthia Erivo Entertain the Masses
February 9, 2020
The Music of the Oscars 2020: Billie Eilish, Elton John, Eminem, Cynthia Erivo Entertain the Masses

The 92nd Academy Awards took place Sunday in Hollywood, and it was another night of glitz and glamor for the movie business as the Oscars aired on ABC. It was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Ozzy Osbourne + Elton John Team Up on ‘Ordinary Man,’ the Title Track from Osbourne’s New Album Out Feb. 21
January 10, 2020
Hear Ozzy Osbourne + Elton John Team Up on ‘Ordinary Man,’ the Title Track from Osbourne’s New Album Out Feb. 21

Over the past several weeks, Ozzy Osbourne has been promoting his anticipated new solo album, Ordinary Man — but little was known beyond a couple of tracks and the vague...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica, Elton John, Others Donate in Relief of Australian Fires — And You Can, Too
January 8, 2020
Metallica, Elton John, Others Donate in Relief of Australian Fires — And You Can, Too

The fires ravaging Australia right now are devastating — with as much as one billion wild animals feared dead so far, not to mention extensive damage to a huge amount...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Poses with Elton John After Huge Golden Globe Win
January 6, 2020
‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Poses with Elton John After Huge Golden Globe Win

One of 2019’s biggest movies was Rocketman, the inspired biopic of Sir Elton John — thanks in large part to Taron Egerton, who portrayed Sir Elton in the film to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Receives the Royal (Mail) Treatment with a Series of Special Commemorative Stamps
September 3, 2019
Elton John Receives the Royal (Mail) Treatment with a Series of Special Commemorative Stamps

Sir Elton John has led an unbelievable life that borders on “ridiculous” (in his own words!), so it’s only fitting that he has been given a compliment of the highest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John is Fully Aware of the ‘Ridiculous’ Life He’s Led, as His Memoir ‘Me’ Will Attest
August 27, 2019
Elton John is Fully Aware of the ‘Ridiculous’ Life He’s Led, as His Memoir ‘Me’ Will Attest

On October 15, Sir Elton John will release Me, his long-awaited memoir and the result of years of research and trips down memory lane for the legendary singer/entertainer. His is...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream the Soundtrack to the New ‘Lion King’ Film, Featuring a New Elton John/Tim Rice Song, ‘Never Too Late’
July 12, 2019
Stream the Soundtrack to the New ‘Lion King’ Film, Featuring a New Elton John/Tim Rice Song, ‘Never Too Late’

The soundtrack album for the original 1994 animated film The Lion King soared thanks to some now-timeless Elton John/Tim Rice collaborations (namely “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and “Circle...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John’s Vibrant ‘I’m Still Standing’ Music Video was Digitally Restored and it Looks Amazing — Watch
June 26, 2019
Elton John’s Vibrant ‘I’m Still Standing’ Music Video was Digitally Restored and it Looks Amazing — Watch

“I’m Still Standing,” one of the biggest hits from Elton John off his 1983 album Too Low For Zero, featured a music video filmed at Cannes in France that year....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Vibrant New Video for ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’ from Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton
June 13, 2019
Watch the Vibrant New Video for ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’ from Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton

The (excellent) new Elton John biopic Rocketman features a soundtrack heavy on classic songs from the Sir Elton and Bernie Taupin songbook — as well as a new composition, the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Rocketman (Music From the Motion Picture),’ Featuring Elton John and Taron Egerton
May 24, 2019
Stream ‘Rocketman (Music From the Motion Picture),’ Featuring Elton John and Taron Egerton

Next Friday, May 31, Rocketman will take off in theaters as the iconic story of Sir Elton John is brought to the big screen — and today, its accompanying soundtrack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton: Stream ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’
May 16, 2019
New from Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton: Stream ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’

Elton John and Taron Egerton recorded a song together for Rocketman, the anticipated new Sir Elton biopic hitting theaters on May 31 — and that song was premiered on Thursday. “(I’m...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Get an Extended Look at Taron Egerton Singing ‘Rocket Man’ in a Video Clip from the New Elton John Biopic
May 2, 2019
Get an Extended Look at Taron Egerton Singing ‘Rocket Man’ in a Video Clip from the New Elton John Biopic

Much of the anticipation surrounding Rocketman, the upcoming biopic celebrating the life and legacy of Sir Elton John was heightened by the runaway success of 2018’s Queen and Freddie Mercury...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Tribe Returns to Perform Elton John’s Classic Album, “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” at SOhO Santa Barbara Wednesday 12/14
December 11, 2016
The Tribe Returns to Perform Elton John’s Classic Album, “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” at SOhO Santa Barbara Wednesday 12/14

On Friday, Sept 30th, ten members of The Tribe – a collective of LA-based session and touring musicians and singers, reunited for a unique evening at Bogies in Westlake Village, California. They...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Jarring (and Maybe NSFW) Music Video for 'Sick Love,' Featuring Elton John
December 5, 2016
Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Jarring (and Maybe NSFW) Music Video for 'Sick Love,' Featuring Elton John

One of the most memorable songs off the Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ recent album The Getaway is “Sick Love,” a mid-tempo with loopy guitars and some guest piano work from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers Rock the Fonda in LA — Band’s First Gig with John Frusciante Since 2007
April 5, 2022
Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers Rock the Fonda in LA — Band’s First Gig with John Frusciante Since 2007

When the Red Hot Chili Peppers released Unlimited Love on April 1, it came with sky-high anticipation among longtime fans for one crucial reason: Guitarist John Frusciante is back in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Window Into an Underappreciated Era: The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Bruce Johnston/Mike Love/Al Jardine Reflect)
September 13, 2021
A Window Into an Underappreciated Era: The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Bruce Johnston/Mike Love/Al Jardine Reflect)

1966’s Pet Sounds is rightfully championed as the zenith of The Beach Boys’ body of work and routinely selected in music magazines as among the top albums ever released by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band: The Ultimate Collection’ Set Coming 4/16 for 50th Anniversary
March 4, 2021
‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band: The Ultimate Collection’ Set Coming 4/16 for 50th Anniversary

In December 1970, John Lennon released his first proper solo album after the dissolution of the Beatles — and on April 16, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band will be revisited to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered on the 40th Anniversary of His Tragic Death on Dec. 8, 1980
December 8, 2020
John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered on the 40th Anniversary of His Tragic Death on Dec. 8, 1980

John Lennon was shot to death outside the Dakota apartment building in New York City 40 years ago today, Dec. 8. The years since his unthinkable murder have added a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Trailer for ‘Stardust,’ a New, Unauthorized David Bowie Biopic Starring Johnny Flynn
October 29, 2020
Watch the Trailer for ‘Stardust,’ a New, Unauthorized David Bowie Biopic Starring Johnny Flynn

A major challenge for any music biopic telling the tale of an entertainment legend is securing the rights to the artists’ music. Not having the actual music of the performer/band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jerry Lee Lewis 85th Birthday Live Stream 10/27: Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Nancy Wilson, John Fogerty & More, Hosted by John Stamos
October 20, 2020
Jerry Lee Lewis 85th Birthday Live Stream 10/27: Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Nancy Wilson, John Fogerty & More, Hosted by John Stamos

Sept. 29 marked the 85th birthday of rock and roll icon Jerry Lee Lewis, and on Oct. 27 a host of fellow legends will team up for a special live...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon, Remembered at 80: Former Beatle as Fascinating and Relevant as Ever
October 9, 2020
John Lennon, Remembered at 80: Former Beatle as Fascinating and Relevant as Ever

Sean Lennon performed his father’s song “Isolation” on last night’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and the Empire State Building was lit up in blue and white to celebrate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Empire State Building to Shine Blue Thursday Into Friday for John Lennon’s 80th Birthday (Watch a Live Stream)
October 8, 2020
Empire State Building to Shine Blue Thursday Into Friday for John Lennon’s 80th Birthday (Watch a Live Stream)

Friday marks the 80th birthday of late, great Beatles icon John Lennon — and has grand plans to honor him accordingly. The Empire State Building will be illuminated in blue...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Mind Games (Ultimate Mix),’ a Preview of the John Lennon ‘Gimme Some Truth’ Box Set Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)
September 18, 2020
Stream ‘Mind Games (Ultimate Mix),’ a Preview of the John Lennon ‘Gimme Some Truth’ Box Set Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)

On Oct. 9, the 80th birthday of Beatles legend and cultural icon John Lennon will be celebrated in grand fashion with John Lennon Gimme Some Truth. The Ultimate Mixes., a massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon: ‘Gimme Some Truth’ Ultimate Mixes Box Set Out 10/9 to Commemorate Lennon’s 80th Birthday; Stream ‘Instant Karma!’
August 26, 2020
John Lennon: ‘Gimme Some Truth’ Ultimate Mixes Box Set Out 10/9 to Commemorate Lennon’s 80th Birthday; Stream ‘Instant Karma!’

This coming Oct. 9 is the date that John Lennon would have turned 80 years of age — and Capitol/UMe has a grand new box set in the works to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘No Time to Die,’ the New James Bond Theme Song from Billie Eilish (Recorded with Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr)
February 13, 2020
Stream ‘No Time to Die,’ the New James Bond Theme Song from Billie Eilish (Recorded with Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr)

Recently, it was revealed that alt/pop phenom Billie Eilish and her producer/collaborator/brother Finneas O’Connell had been tasked with putting together the new James Bond theme song … and on Thursday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Releasing ‘Travelin’ Thru, 1967 – 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 15′ on Nov. 1 (ft. Johnny Cash)
September 19, 2019
Bob Dylan Releasing ‘Travelin’ Thru, 1967 – 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 15′ on Nov. 1 (ft. Johnny Cash)

The bountiful Bob Dylan vaults will be unloaded once again on Nov. 1, when Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings releases Bob Dylan (featuring Johnny Cash) – Travelin’ Thru, 1967 –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pop, Baby (Deluxe Version)
August 17, 2020
Pop, Baby (Deluxe Version)

Pop, Baby is a power pop mashup of Elton John piano, glam rock guitars, Beach Boys vocal stacks, and new wave synth candy. Written, produced, performed, recorded, mixed, and mastered by Adam Daniel in his bedroom studio, the 2013 release was described by Absolute Powerpop as "...the golden mean between Paul McCartney and Elton John..." and by Vicki Peterson of The Bangles as "...pure summer shimmer."

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rina Sawayama Pays Tribute to Her Mother with Soaring Indie/Pop Anthem, “Catch Me In The Air”
June 28, 2022
Rina Sawayama Pays Tribute to Her Mother with Soaring Indie/Pop Anthem, “Catch Me In The Air”

Multifaceted singer/songwriter Rina Sawayama is gearing up for the Sept. 2 release of her new album, Hold The Girl, which is shaping up to be among the year’s most anticipated releases...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Turns 80: Watch Bob Dylan Cap a Star-Studded Video Message to the Beach Boys Icon with “Happy Birthday” on Guitar
June 20, 2022
Brian Wilson Turns 80: Watch Bob Dylan Cap a Star-Studded Video Message to the Beach Boys Icon with “Happy Birthday” on Guitar

Today, June 20, legendary Beach Boys mastermind/musical legend Brian Wilson celebrates his 80th birthday. An icon of the utmost degree, Wilson has earned the respect, love and appreciation of countless...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rina Sawayama’s New Video for “This Hell” is the Perfect Complement to Pride Month
June 15, 2022
Rina Sawayama’s New Video for “This Hell” is the Perfect Complement to Pride Month

Last month, multifaceted singer/songwriter Rina Sawayama debuted “This Hell,” a confident and exceptionally catchy new song that is aligned with the central goals of the LGBTQ+ community — namely, acceptance,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS: The Vibe, Energy and Guitars — Lots of Guitars — from the First NAMM Show in Anaheim Since Jan. 2020
June 9, 2022
PHOTOS: The Vibe, Energy and Guitars — Lots of Guitars — from the First NAMM Show in Anaheim Since Jan. 2020

This past weekend, the masses descended upon the Anaheim Convention Center for The NAMM Show — the first such gathering since January 2020, shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic. For those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rina Sawayama Channels Pop-Country Vibes with New Song “This Hell,” a Defiant LGBTQ+ Anthem
May 18, 2022
Rina Sawayama Channels Pop-Country Vibes with New Song “This Hell,” a Defiant LGBTQ+ Anthem

The past few years have seen a surge in attention thrown in the direction of Rina Sawayama, a multifaceted Japanese-British singer/songwriter with a knack for exploring all corners of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson: On New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss,’ Weather Preparedness PSAs & Heart’s 50th Anniversary (Interview)
April 11, 2022
Ann Wilson: On New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss,’ Weather Preparedness PSAs & Heart’s 50th Anniversary (Interview)

Ann Wilson, who alongside her sister, Nancy Wilson, burst onto the scene with Heart and cast an unmatched legacy for decades, will release her latest solo album, Fierce Bliss, on...

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 | Watch an Emotional Eddie Vedder Pay Tribute to Mark Lanegan at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall
February 23, 2022
Watch an Emotional Eddie Vedder Pay Tribute to Mark Lanegan at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall

On Tuesday, the sad news came through that Mark Lanegan died at the age of 57. The influential and revered musician was an icon in the rock scene for his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators and Dead Sara at LA’s YouTube Theater: A Boisterous Rock & Roll Party
February 21, 2022
Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators and Dead Sara at LA’s YouTube Theater: A Boisterous Rock & Roll Party

The vibe within the walls of the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles on Feb. 18 was perhaps best summed up by one enthusiastic fan, who during a break between songs...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day 2022: Special Releases Coming from David Bowie, The Doors, Taylor Swift, U2 and Many More
February 16, 2022
Record Store Day 2022: Special Releases Coming from David Bowie, The Doors, Taylor Swift, U2 and Many More

Saturday, April 23 will mark the 15th annual Record Store Day, an event that began as a small niche appreciation of the vinyl record and has since morphed into an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock Covers from Women
January 10, 2022
Top 11 Rock Covers from Women

Rock Cellar contributor Emily Herring makes her debut with her picks for the Top 11 Rock Covers from Women. 11. Ella Fitzgerald — “Can’t Buy Me Love” (The Beatles) In March...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Few Questions With … Electric Violinist Susan Aquila
January 10, 2022
A Few Questions With … Electric Violinist Susan Aquila

Electric Violinist Susan Aquila Storms Rock World with New Self-Titled Album The electric violin is no longer an oddity in rock. Pioneers such as Mark Wood have captured its energy and...

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 | Brian’s Song: New Documentary ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Goes Inside the Beach Boy’s Saga (Q&A)
November 17, 2021
Brian’s Song: New Documentary ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Goes Inside the Beach Boy’s Saga (Q&A)

Brent Wilson (no relation to Brian Wilson) is a Kentucky-born and bred director/writer/producer who specializes in music-themed documentaries. It should come as no surprise that a filmmaker hails from the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains) Casts Light to the Darkness on New Album ‘Brighten,’ His First Since 2002
October 29, 2021
Out Now: Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains) Casts Light to the Darkness on New Album ‘Brighten,’ His First Since 2002

It’s been nearly 20 years since Jerry Cantrell, guitarist/songwriter/vocalist of Alice in Chains, released a solo record — but today, Oct. 29, he returned with Brighten, which is effectively the...

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 | Available Now: ‘Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen’ Book, a Definitive EVH Oral History
October 6, 2021
Available Now: ‘Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen’ Book, a Definitive EVH Oral History

ERUPTION: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen is a new book published this week by Hachette Books that is billed in a news release as ” a candid, compulsively readable, and definitive oral...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Documentary Set for Release in November (ft. A New Original Song)
September 28, 2021
New ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Documentary Set for Release in November (ft. A New Original Song)

Back in April, the social media channels belonging to Beach Boys figurehead and musical genius Brian Wilson shared a poster for Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road, a new documentary film...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brandi Carlile Shares “Right On Time,” New Album ‘In These Silent Days’ Coming 10/1
July 21, 2021
Brandi Carlile Shares “Right On Time,” New Album ‘In These Silent Days’ Coming 10/1

On Oct. 1, Brandi Carlile will release a new album, In These Silent Days. It will be the seventh full-length album from the six-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and the follow-up...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Soundtrack to Cameron Crowe’s ‘Almost Famous’ Revisited for New, Expanded Box Set Reissues Out 7/9 via UMe
May 24, 2021
Soundtrack to Cameron Crowe’s ‘Almost Famous’ Revisited for New, Expanded Box Set Reissues Out 7/9 via UMe

Almost Famous, the 2000 coming-of-age film from writer/director Cameron Crowe is a modern classic, the story of a teenage Rolling Stone journalist traveling with the (fictional) band Stillwater that was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Shares Poster for ‘Long Promised Road,’ a New Documentary Film About His Life & Career
April 27, 2021
Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Shares Poster for ‘Long Promised Road,’ a New Documentary Film About His Life & Career

Long Promised Road is the title of an upcoming documentary film chronicling the life, career and legacy of Beach Boys figurehead Brian Wilson. Drawing its name from a song on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 5/14: Phoebe Bridgers to Release ‘Copycat Killer’ on LP, ft. Reimagined Songs from ‘Punisher’ ft. Rob Moose
April 6, 2021
5/14: Phoebe Bridgers to Release ‘Copycat Killer’ on LP, ft. Reimagined Songs from ‘Punisher’ ft. Rob Moose

Copycat Killer is the name of a four-song EP released digitally by singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers back in November that reimagined four tracks from her acclaimed (and Grammy-nominated) 2020 album, Punisher....

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 | Mary Wilson: Motown/UMe Releasing Expanded Edition of 1979 Solo LP 4/16; Stream ‘Why Can’t We All Get Along’
March 5, 2021
Mary Wilson: Motown/UMe Releasing Expanded Edition of 1979 Solo LP 4/16; Stream ‘Why Can’t We All Get Along’

On Feb. 8, the world was hit with the sad news that Mary Wilson, co-founder of The Supremes and an all-around music legend, had passed away at the age of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Larkin Poe Play Three Songs from 2020’s ‘Self Made Man’ for ‘CBS This Morning Saturday Sessions’
February 8, 2021
Watch Larkin Poe Play Three Songs from 2020’s ‘Self Made Man’ for ‘CBS This Morning Saturday Sessions’

Back in November, Larkin Poe — the acclaimed roots/folk duo comprised of sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell — release Kindred Spirits, an album of cover songs specially selected by the pair. It was their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)
January 8, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)

Rick Wakeman cemented his reputation as one of the godfathers of progressive rock after joining Yes in 1971. The keyboardist’s first album with the band, Fragile, included two staples of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 12/12: Watch a Re-Stream of Project Kids-Care, a Streaming Charity Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More
December 11, 2020
Sat. 12/12: Watch a Re-Stream of Project Kids-Care, a Streaming Charity Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More

On Nov. 28, a special online charity streaming telethon event titled Project Kids-Care took place with one goal in mind: helping underserved children in the Los Angeles area this holiday season. It’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth Recalls the Good Times with Eddie Van Halen in ‘Somewhere Over the Bar and Grill’ (Listen)
November 2, 2020
David Lee Roth Recalls the Good Times with Eddie Van Halen in ‘Somewhere Over the Bar and Grill’ (Listen)

It’s been almost a month since guitar icon Eddie Van Halen passed away at the age of 65 after a “long and arduous” battle with cancer. His death prompted an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Greta Van Fleet: Acclaimed Young Rockers Return with Rollicking ‘My Way, Soon’
October 9, 2020
New from Greta Van Fleet: Acclaimed Young Rockers Return with Rollicking ‘My Way, Soon’

The last few years have been rather eventful for Greta Van Fleet, the explosive young rock and roll band with a strong affinity for the “classic rock” sound — and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 9/12: Watch The Who Close Out its ‘Join Together @ Home’ Archival YouTube Series with ‘Locarno 2006’
September 11, 2020
Sat. 9/12: Watch The Who Close Out its ‘Join Together @ Home’ Archival YouTube Series with ‘Locarno 2006’

In early August, The Who began an archival streaming series, with Join Together @ Home working as a concerted effort to entertain fans and raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | About
September 10, 2020
About

Rock Cellar – THE Online Resource and Community for Music Enthusiasts and Musicians Alike Lisa and Michael were born in the 60s and live in Los Angeles. They’ve always loved...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Closing Out Six-Part ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series with Switzerland 2006 Gigs — on YouTube 9/5 & 9/12
September 3, 2020
The Who Closing Out Six-Part ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series with Switzerland 2006 Gigs — on YouTube 9/5 & 9/12

In early August, The Who began an archival streaming series, with Join Together @ Home working as a concerted effort to entertain fans and raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 9/4: Fleetwood Mac Reissues, Rolling Stones ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue, Marc Bolan/T.Rex Tribute
August 31, 2020
New Music Out This Week 9/4: Fleetwood Mac Reissues, Rolling Stones ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue, Marc Bolan/T.Rex Tribute

This upcoming Friday, Sept. 4 brings with it a handful of notable reissues, as well as a curated musical tribute to a late rock and roll icon. Below is our...

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 | Watch The Who ‘Tommy: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ on YouTube Sat. 8/29, Part of ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series
August 27, 2020
Watch The Who ‘Tommy: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ on YouTube Sat. 8/29, Part of ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series

In early August, The Who began an archival streaming series, with Join Together @ Home working as a concerted effort to entertain fans and raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen...

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 | 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 | The Who Streaming ‘Isle of Wight 1970’ Performances for ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series — Watch 8/22 on YouTube
August 21, 2020
The Who Streaming ‘Isle of Wight 1970’ Performances for ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series — Watch 8/22 on YouTube

Two weeks ago, The Who began an archival streaming series, with Join Together @ Home working as a concerted effort to entertain fans and raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust...

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 | The Who Streaming Hyde Park 2015 Gig for ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series — Watch on YouTube 8/15
August 13, 2020
The Who Streaming Hyde Park 2015 Gig for ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series — Watch on YouTube 8/15

Last week, The Who began an archival streaming series, with Join Together @ Home working as a concerted effort to entertain fans and raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Launching ‘Join Together @ Home’ Archival Streams on YouTube — Six-Part Series Begins 8/8
August 6, 2020
The Who Launching ‘Join Together @ Home’ Archival Streams on YouTube — Six-Part Series Begins 8/8

This Saturday, Aug. 8, The Who will kick off a six-part YouTube series of archival live performances. (Click here to pick up the Who’s 2019 album WHO from our Rock...

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 | Travis Premieres New Video for ‘Valentine,’ Directed by Front Man Fran Healy (Watch)
July 15, 2020
Travis Premieres New Video for ‘Valentine,’ Directed by Front Man Fran Healy (Watch)

Last week, acclaimed Scottish rock band Travis debuted a new song, “Valentine,” a preview of the group’s upcoming album, 10 Songs. On Wednesday, the band premiered a music video for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Travis: Stream ‘Valentine,’ from Scottish Band’s New Album ’10 Songs’ Due Out 10/9
July 8, 2020
New from Travis: Stream ‘Valentine,’ from Scottish Band’s New Album ’10 Songs’ Due Out 10/9

Travis, the Glasgow-based band that formed in 1990 and was instrumental in inspiring later acts such as Keane and Coldplay, will release a new album, 10 Songs, on Oct. 9...

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 | 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 | Bono Wrote  Fan Letters to 60 of His Musical Heroes for His 60th Birthday and it’s Great
May 15, 2020
Bono Wrote Fan Letters to 60 of His Musical Heroes for His 60th Birthday and it’s Great

Bono, the man known as Paul David Hewson in another life, celebrated his 60th birthday on May 10 — and boy, did the man known for bombast and passion with...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | ‘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 | 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 | 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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne Scores No. 1 Rock Album in the World with ‘Ordinary Man’
March 3, 2020
Ozzy Osbourne Scores No. 1 Rock Album in the World with ‘Ordinary Man’

Don’t count Ozzy Osbourne out — even as he’s dealing with a seemingly endless number of frustrating health setbacks. On Feb. 21, the Prince of Darkness released Ordinary Man, his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Ordinary Man,’ the Twisted (and Heavy) New Album from Ozzy Osbourne (Listen)
February 20, 2020
Out Now: ‘Ordinary Man,’ the Twisted (and Heavy) New Album from Ozzy Osbourne (Listen)

On “Straight to Hell,” the opening track on Ordinary Man, the new album from Ozzy Osbourne, the Prince of Darkness exclaims, “I’ll make you scream/I’ll make you defecate,” before roaring...

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 | Top 11 Songs About Friendship
February 11, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Friendship

Top 11 Songs About Friendship — a list that barely scratches the surface. If you think of any more that you’d add, let us know! “An old friend will help...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis on ‘Good Morning America’
January 21, 2020
Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis on ‘Good Morning America’

After a tumultuous and frightening 2019 marred by a number of medical issues, Ozzy Osbourne went on Good Morning America Tuesday along with wife Sharon Osbourne to reveal that he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in Recent Television Commercials
January 14, 2020
Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in Recent Television Commercials

Whether you watch an actual TV or subscribe to one or more streaming platforms, the concept of “television commercials” remains a huge part of consuming entertainment — and more than...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Timothée Chalamet to Star as Bob Dylan in New Film Capturing the ‘Dylan Goes Electric’ Era
January 7, 2020
Timothée Chalamet to Star as Bob Dylan in New Film Capturing the ‘Dylan Goes Electric’ Era

When casting an actor in a key role, it’s important to make the correct choice — and this week’s news that Timothée Chalamet has reportedly signed on to portray Bob...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Jesse Malin on Finding His Stride as a Solo Artist and His New LP ‘Sunset Kids’
October 10, 2019
Q&A: Jesse Malin on Finding His Stride as a Solo Artist and His New LP ‘Sunset Kids’

D Generation were 90’s punk icons. But the band’s charismatic frontman, Jesse Malin, always seemed more than the run of the mill anarchist typically at the helm of the latter-day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Joel’s Getting a Special TV Show Titled “Scenes From An Italian Restaurant”
September 25, 2019
Billy Joel’s Getting a Special TV Show Titled “Scenes From An Italian Restaurant”

There’s only one Piano Man, and he’s about to be the focus of a special new “arc-thology” television series. That’s right, Billy Joel is reportedly getting his own show, per...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Music
September 13, 2019
Top 11 Songs About Music

Below, enjoy a selection of some of the most notable songs about music ever recorded — though there are countless more out there, of course! “I don’t like country music,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I Finally Saw The Rolling Stones Live (at the Rose Bowl) and My Life Will Never Be The Same
August 23, 2019
I Finally Saw The Rolling Stones Live (at the Rose Bowl) and My Life Will Never Be The Same

Through my more than two decades of going to concerts, I had never seen the Rolling Stones live. I’d caught gigs from the likes of Elton John, Paul McCartney, Tom...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)
August 8, 2019
A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)

In the tradition of The Beatles Anthology, the Martin Scorsese-directed No Direction Home: Bob Dylan and the Grammy-nominated Long Strange Trip, the rapturously engaging new documentary David Crosby: Remember My...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Recording Reggae in Jamaica to Working on the Who’s New Album: Q&A with Zak Starkey
August 5, 2019
From Recording Reggae in Jamaica to Working on the Who’s New Album: Q&A with Zak Starkey

Powerhouse drummer Zak Starkey has sat behind the kit with The Who for many years, his exciting percussive style uncannily summoning up the spirit of the band’s legendary drummer Keith...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About the Night
July 12, 2019
Top 11 Songs About the Night

“My wife met me at the door the other night in a sexy negligee. Unfortunately, she was just coming home.” – Rodney Dangerfield “In the Air Tonight” by Phil Collins...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Masters Among Those Feared Lost Forever Due to the 2008 Universal Fire
June 12, 2019
Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Masters Among Those Feared Lost Forever Due to the 2008 Universal Fire

A recent New York Times story detailing the extensive damage caused by the Universal fire in 2008, which struck at Universal Studios Hollywood and resulted in the loss of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rocketman’ is Off to a Solid Start at the Box Office — but Will it Reach The Heights of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’?
June 3, 2019
‘Rocketman’ is Off to a Solid Start at the Box Office — but Will it Reach The Heights of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’?

The anticipated new Elton John biopic Rocketman just completed its first weekend in theaters across the United States, and it did well. The film netted a reported $25 million in...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Honoring Chester Bennington: Q&A with Chris Hodges of Linkin Park Tribute Act In the End
February 6, 2019
Honoring Chester Bennington: Q&A with Chris Hodges of Linkin Park Tribute Act In the End

The ‘tribute act’ can take many forms, but at its core it generally serves as fan service, allowing like-minded musicians to gather and play the hits of another band or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield of Roadcase Royale: The Interview
December 10, 2018
Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield of Roadcase Royale: The Interview

Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield of Roadcase Royale (Photo: Jeremy Danger) In the past year or so, there has been much talk in the press regarding the breakup of Heart....

Rock Cellar Magazine | A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)
November 9, 2018
A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)

Hollywood has had a long love affair with pop stars. Considering their often outrageous personas, lifestyles, talent and high profiles, pop music figures are naturals for movie biographies about them,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is One of the Greatest Rock Icon Biopics in Movie History
October 31, 2018
Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is One of the Greatest Rock Icon Biopics in Movie History

Below, enjoy an exclusive review of the new Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody from Rock Cellar’s resident film critic, Ed Rampell. Are You Ready for Freddie? The new 20th Century...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RockCellarTV: One-On-One with Stewart Copeland of the Police
July 12, 2018
RockCellarTV: One-On-One with Stewart Copeland of the Police

From July 16-22, HDNET Movies will air Classic Rock Week, a run of 19 music documentaries hosted and narrated by Stewart Copeland — legendary drummer of the Police and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elliot Easton on the Cars in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Their Classic Debut Album and More
April 11, 2018
Elliot Easton on the Cars in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Their Classic Debut Album and More

Passed over for years, The Cars are finally being inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. And it’s about time. Coming off like art-rock Beatles fronted by Buddy...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Steve Lukather and Toto
June 19, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Steve Lukather and Toto

During Steve Lukather’s 40+ years as a guitar player and professional musician, he has done some stuff and seen some things. Some remarkable, insane, unbelievable things. Here are just a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Moms for Mother’s Day
May 9, 2017
Top 11 Songs About Moms for Mother’s Day

Just in time for Mother’s Day, here are some of the most crucial songs about moms ever laid to tape …  A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Bob Dylan’
January 12, 2017
Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Bob Dylan’

When he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012, President Obama said of Bob Dylan, “There is not a bigger giant in the history of American music.” Hailed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Wakeman: On ‘Piano Portraits,’ David Bowie, Yes in the Rock Hall of Fame and More (Q&A)
January 12, 2017
Rick Wakeman: On ‘Piano Portraits,’ David Bowie, Yes in the Rock Hall of Fame and More (Q&A)

At age five, Rick Wakeman began taking piano lessons — talk about musical lessons that truly paid off decades later! First coming to prominence as a member of Strawbs, Wakeman...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Madonna and James Corden Cruise Around NYC for Another Great 'Carpool Karaoke' Session
December 8, 2016
Watch Madonna and James Corden Cruise Around NYC for Another Great 'Carpool Karaoke' Session

It’s been a banner year for James Corden, who will host the 59th annual Grammy Awards in February of 2017. His Carpool Karaoke segment, a sensational success from The Late...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 'Late Late Show' Host James Corden to Host 59th Annual Grammy Awards in 2017
November 22, 2016
'Late Late Show' Host James Corden to Host 59th Annual Grammy Awards in 2017

2016 was a banner  year for James Corden, and he’ll start off 2017 with a bang by hosting the 59th annual Grammy Awards. The news came down on Tuesday, with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Leon Russell: 1942-2016
November 13, 2016
Rest in Peace, Leon Russell: 1942-2016

Acclaimed and revered singer/songwriter/session musician Leon Russell has died at the age of 74, it was announced on his Facebook page Sunday morning. His wife reported that Russell passed in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS' Legacy and Paul McCartney's Influence
October 7, 2016
Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS' Legacy and Paul McCartney's Influence

Outspoken and brash, arrogant and opinionated, profane and vulgar, supremely narcissistic and sexist, are among the colorful descriptions both the public and media foist at KISS’ founding member Gene Simmons....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dual Q&A: Ambrosia's Burleigh Drummond and Player's Peter Beckett
September 8, 2016
Dual Q&A: Ambrosia's Burleigh Drummond and Player's Peter Beckett

The term “Yacht Rock” was created by music critics to describe the smooth commercial and in their words, slightly cheesy sound of a litany of successful late ‘70s pop/rock acts....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Tyler Goes Solo – The Interview
August 8, 2016
Steven Tyler Goes Solo – The Interview

At age 68, Steven Tyler continues to surprise. Long-time Aerosmith fans might be scratching their heads with news that Steven Tyler has just completed a country solo album, We’re All Somebody...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Rachael Sage
July 8, 2016
Turn Me On: Rachael Sage

  In 1996, Rachael Sage did something totally wacky. Things were beginning to change in the music industry, but no one knew yet just how much of a systemic seismic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | James Corden's 'Carpool Karaoke' with the Red Hot Chili Peppers Features Lawn Wrestling, Partial Nudity (Watch)
June 14, 2016
James Corden's 'Carpool Karaoke' with the Red Hot Chili Peppers Features Lawn Wrestling, Partial Nudity (Watch)

The Late Late Show with James Corden has struck a major chord with its Carpool Karaoke segment, in which Corden drives around town singing songs and having candid conversations with top...

Rock Cellar Magazine | B.B. King: The Thrill Will Never Be Gone (Archival Interview)
June 5, 2015
B.B. King: The Thrill Will Never Be Gone (Archival Interview)

B.B. King is championed by pundits as the quintessential blues guitar player. Since his emergence in the Fifties, King, trusty black Gibson “Lucille” guitar in hand, wowed audiences with his...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Stuttering Songs
August 5, 2014
Top 11 Stuttering Songs

Rockers have long used stuttering as a musical device to express nervousness or frustration. And sometimes the effect just helps the lyrics fit the music. They’re all here in our...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roll Up for the Mystery Tour: A Visit to Lesser-Known North American Beatles Landmarks
May 12, 2013
Roll Up for the Mystery Tour: A Visit to Lesser-Known North American Beatles Landmarks

There are many well-known Beatles landmarks scattered across North America. Many of them are well known, from the Hollywood Bowl, to the Ed Sullivan Theater to the Dakota Apartments. But...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Africa’ by Toto Lives On After 30 Years
February 4, 2013
‘Africa’ by Toto Lives On After 30 Years

In the opening line of the song Africa by Toto, David Paich sings: “I hear the drums echoing tonight…” Those drums are still echoing loud and clear on this month’s 30th anniversary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Zakk Wylde: Author, Food Connoisseur, Guitar Hero  (Interview)
November 2, 2012
Zakk Wylde: Author, Food Connoisseur, Guitar Hero (Interview)

In an age when anyone can become a “Guitar Hero” by firing up the Xbox and mashing colored buttons in pace with onscreen prompts, it’s good to know that some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RINGO!
June 19, 2012
RINGO!

With a little help from his friends, Ringo Starr cranked up the 13th-edition All-Starr Band last week in Niagara Falls, gassed it up, and is taking it on the road…...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)
June 12, 2012
Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)

It may just be the sexiest mile and a half in America: a curvy, alluring ribbon of road called the Sunset Strip. Since the 1930s, the portion of Sunset Boulevard...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Alan White of Yes: 1949-2022
May 27, 2022
Rest in Peace, Alan White of Yes: 1949-2022

In a message shared to social media on Thursday, it was announced that Alan White, longtime drummer/songwriter of progressive rock icons Yes has passed away at the age of 72....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Harry Styles Welcomes the World to ‘Harry’s House,’ a Vibrant, Expressive and Irresistible New Album (Listen)
May 20, 2022
Harry Styles Welcomes the World to ‘Harry’s House,’ a Vibrant, Expressive and Irresistible New Album (Listen)

Today, May 20, Harry Styles released his globally anticipated new record, Harry’s House. The third solo record from the English pop/indie superstar, Harry’s House was previewed with the infectious “As...

Rock Cellar Magazine | SiriusXM Remembers Taylor Hawkins: Listen to Stories, Music and Memories on Special Tribute Show with Kat Corbett & Mark Hamilton
March 29, 2022
SiriusXM Remembers Taylor Hawkins: Listen to Stories, Music and Memories on Special Tribute Show with Kat Corbett & Mark Hamilton

On Monday, the SiriusXM channel Lithium dedicated a block of hours to Taylor Hawkins, the Foo Fighters’ drummer who shockingly passed away at age 50 in his hotel room in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lady Gaga Announces 2022 ‘Chromatica Ball’ Summer Stadium Tour
March 7, 2022
Lady Gaga Announces 2022 ‘Chromatica Ball’ Summer Stadium Tour

After the COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponement of her planned Chromatica Ball tour in support of her 2020 album Chromatica Ball, Lady Gaga has now announced the new dates for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Love Rocks NYC 2022: Keith Richards & The X-Pensive Winos, Mavis Staples, Hozier, Warren Haynes, Larkin Poe, Melissa Etheridge and More on 3/10
February 15, 2022
Love Rocks NYC 2022: Keith Richards & The X-Pensive Winos, Mavis Staples, Hozier, Warren Haynes, Larkin Poe, Melissa Etheridge and More on 3/10

March 10 will bring with it the 2022 installment of Love Rocks NYC, the sixth annual gala/charity fundraising concert event from The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation and executive produced...

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 | Q&A: Inside the New ‘Carpenters: The Musical Legacy’ Book with Richard Carpenter & Authors Mike Cidoni Lennox/Chris May
December 9, 2021
Q&A: Inside the New ‘Carpenters: The Musical Legacy’ Book with Richard Carpenter & Authors Mike Cidoni Lennox/Chris May

“Close to You,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “For All We Know,” “Rainy Days and Mondays, “Goodbye to Love,“ “Yesterday Once More,” “Top of the World” —  Carpenters’ legacy of exquisitely...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones: Legendary Drummer Passes Away at 80
August 24, 2021
Rest in Peace, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones: Legendary Drummer Passes Away at 80

Charlie Watts, longtime drummer of the Rolling Stones, has passed away at the age of 80. The news was shared by a spokesperson for the legendary drummer on Tuesday: “It...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Hardware,’ a Rollicking New Album from ZZ Top’s Billy F Gibbons (Listen)
June 7, 2021
Out Now: ‘Hardware,’ a Rollicking New Album from ZZ Top’s Billy F Gibbons (Listen)

Take a desert trip with the one and only Billy F Gibbons, guitarist extraordinaire of the legendary Texas rock band ZZ Top. Hardware is the title of his latest solo...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Love Rocks NYC 2021: Live Stream Concert Event Set for 6/3, ft. Sara Bareilles, Jon Bon Jovi, Joe Bonamassa & More
May 13, 2021
Love Rocks NYC 2021: Live Stream Concert Event Set for 6/3, ft. Sara Bareilles, Jon Bon Jovi, Joe Bonamassa & More

On June 3, The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation will present the fifth annual Love Rocks NYC benefit concert for God’s Love We Deliver, and this year’s event will also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Drive to Joshua Tree with Billy F Gibbons in His New Music Video for ‘West Coast Junkie’
March 26, 2021
Take a Drive to Joshua Tree with Billy F Gibbons in His New Music Video for ‘West Coast Junkie’

Hardware is the title of the forthcoming third solo album from ZZ Top‘s Billy F Gibbons, set for release on June 6 via Concord Records. On Friday, a new video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Singer Jose Figueroa Jr. Impress ‘The Voice’ Judges by Belting Billy Vera & The Beaters’ ‘At This Moment’
March 10, 2021
Watch Singer Jose Figueroa Jr. Impress ‘The Voice’ Judges by Belting Billy Vera & The Beaters’ ‘At This Moment’

“At This Moment,” the 1987 No. 1 hit made famous by Billy Vera & The Beaters, was recently brought back into the limelight thanks to a powerhouse performance from Florida-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
November 5, 2020
Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Tony Visconti was closer than anyone to the flame that was Marc Bolan, the front man, songwriter and phenom that was the heart and soul of T.Rex, part of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About (or Dedicated to) Children
October 12, 2020
Top 11 Songs About (or Dedicated to) Children

For our latest Top 11 list, writer Frank Mastropolo selects some of the most notable songs about — or dedicated to — children to be released over the years.  “Be...

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 | 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 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 | Ozzy Osbourne Cancels 2020 ‘No More Tours 2’ North American Tour Dates Due to Ongoing Health Issues
February 17, 2020
Ozzy Osbourne Cancels 2020 ‘No More Tours 2’ North American Tour Dates Due to Ongoing Health Issues

Despite trying desperately to make it work, the myriad health issues (and a recent public announcement of Parkinson’s diagnosis) that have sidelined Ozzy Osbourne throughout much of the past year...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker
October 10, 2019
The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker

A faithful member of Elvis Presley’s retinue of close friends known as “The Memphis Mafia,” Marty Lacker was one of The King’s trusted friends and was instrumental in arranging Elvis’...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney to Premiere Two Leftover ‘Egypt Station’ Session Tracks on Nov. 22
October 8, 2019
Paul McCartney to Premiere Two Leftover ‘Egypt Station’ Session Tracks on Nov. 22

Paul McCartney hit it big with his 2018 album Egypt Station — it was his first album to debut at the No. 1 spot in the United States since 1982’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs By Bands with Animal Names
August 13, 2019
Top 11 Songs By Bands with Animal Names

This month’s Top 11 is a list of some of the most noteworthy songs recorded by bands or artists with animal names.  “Animals may be our friends, but they won’t...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The New Elvis Presley Biopic Has Its Star: Meet Austin Butler, Who’ll Co-Star Alongside Tom Hanks
July 16, 2019
The New Elvis Presley Biopic Has Its Star: Meet Austin Butler, Who’ll Co-Star Alongside Tom Hanks

You might not be very familiar with the name Austin Butler, but you ought to be now that he’s landed the coveted starring role in director Baz Luhrmann’s planned Elvis...

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

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

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

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