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Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Elvis Costello Perform Two Neil Young Songs on Fallon with His Old Band “Rusty” from 50 Years Ago
August 11, 2022
Watch Elvis Costello Perform Two Neil Young Songs on Fallon with His Old Band “Rusty” from 50 Years Ago

50 years ago, Elvis Costello played in a band called Rusty with his teenaged friend Allan Mayes back in Liverpool. Last night on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gary Clark Jr. Keeping Busy with Fall 2022 Tour, New Album and ‘Elvis’ Cameo Appearance
July 20, 2022
Gary Clark Jr. Keeping Busy with Fall 2022 Tour, New Album and ‘Elvis’ Cameo Appearance

This fall, four-time Grammy Award-winning musician/guitarist Gary Clark Jr. will head out on a headlining tour of North America, a run of shows that includes a handful of high-profile festival...

Rock Cellar Magazine | There’s a New, Free 24/7 Elvis Presley Streaming Channel — Here’s How to Watch
June 27, 2022
There’s a New, Free 24/7 Elvis Presley Streaming Channel — Here’s How to Watch

The Elvis Presley Channel is a new streaming channel available now, just in time for the anticipated release of Baz Luhrmann’s new Elvis biopic, which arrived in theaters this past...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream the Soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ Biopic, ft. Eminem, Jack White, Doja Cat, More
June 24, 2022
Out Now: Stream the Soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ Biopic, ft. Eminem, Jack White, Doja Cat, More

Today, June 24, director Baz Luhrmann’s new Elvis Presley biopic, Elvis, arrives in theaters nationwide. A very anticipated big-screen depiction of “The King” (portrayed by actor Austin Butler, with Tom...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Elvis’ Star Austin Butler Was Hospitalized After Film Wrapped: “My Body Just Started Shutting Down”
May 25, 2022
‘Elvis’ Star Austin Butler Was Hospitalized After Film Wrapped: “My Body Just Started Shutting Down”

One of the most intriguing elements of what we’ve seen thus far from director Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis Presley biopic Elvis is the performance of its star, Austin Butler. Through...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Preview for Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ Biopic, In Theaters 6/24 (Also, Soundtrack News)
May 24, 2022
Watch a New Preview for Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ Biopic, In Theaters 6/24 (Also, Soundtrack News)

On June 24, director Baz Luhrmann’s anticipated new Elvis Presley biopic will hit theaters. A new, extended trailer showing more scenes from Elvis, starring Austin Butler as Presley and Tom...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Elvis,’ Baz Luhrmann’s New Elvis Presley Biopic in Theaters 6/24 — Starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks
February 17, 2022
Preview ‘Elvis,’ Baz Luhrmann’s New Elvis Presley Biopic in Theaters 6/24 — Starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks

Back in July of 2019, it was confirmed that actor Austin Butler (from Arrow and The Carrie Diaries and Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, among other roles) had...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘The Boy Named If,’ a New Album from Elvis Costello & the Imposters (Listen)
January 14, 2022
Out Now: ‘The Boy Named If,’ a New Album from Elvis Costello & the Imposters (Listen)

The Boy Named If is the 32nd full-length album in the incredible career of Elvis Costello. Released with his band the Imposters, the album officially arrived today, Jan. 14, on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello Says He Won’t Perform ‘Oliver’s Army’ Anymore; Tells Radio Stations “Just Don’t Play the Record!”
January 11, 2022
Elvis Costello Says He Won’t Perform ‘Oliver’s Army’ Anymore; Tells Radio Stations “Just Don’t Play the Record!”

“Oliver’s Army” is among the most well-known songs in the versatile catalog of Elvis Costello, but the revered singer/songwriter has vowed to not play the track live anymore — owing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Elvis Costello & the Imposters: Stream “Paint the Red Rose Blue,” from Upcoming Album ‘The Boy Named If’
December 10, 2021
New Elvis Costello & the Imposters: Stream “Paint the Red Rose Blue,” from Upcoming Album ‘The Boy Named If’

On Jan. 14, Elvis Costello & the Imposters will release a new album titled The Boy Named If. Today, the esteemed singer/songwriter debuted a song from the record, “Paint the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello & The Imposters Share the Rhythmic “Magnificent Hurt,” New Album ‘The Boy Named If’ Out in January
October 27, 2021
Elvis Costello & The Imposters Share the Rhythmic “Magnificent Hurt,” New Album ‘The Boy Named If’ Out in January

As the years roll on, so does Elvis Costello. Coming Jan. 14, 2022, Costello and the Imposters will return with a new studio album titled The Boy Named If, as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello Reinterpreting ‘This Year’s Model’ Album with Latin Rock/Pop Acts — Hear Juanes Sing “Pump It Up”
July 20, 2021
Elvis Costello Reinterpreting ‘This Year’s Model’ Album with Latin Rock/Pop Acts — Hear Juanes Sing “Pump It Up”

Elvis Costello and his longtime producer/colleague Sebastian Krys have put together an intriguing revisiting of This Year’s Model, Costello‘s 1978 album that marked his second overall and first with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello Doesn’t Care if Olivia Rodrigo’s “Brutal” Sounds Like “Pump It Up”: ‘It’s How Rock and Roll Works’
June 30, 2021
Elvis Costello Doesn’t Care if Olivia Rodrigo’s “Brutal” Sounds Like “Pump It Up”: ‘It’s How Rock and Roll Works’

Olivia Rodrigo is everywhere these days. The 18-year-old singer/songwriter/Disney star released her debut full-length album, Sour, back in May and has enjoyed groundbreaking acclaim the world over, led by the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Elvis Costello: Stream ‘Revolution #49 (Parlé),’ ft. French Actress/Singer Isabelle Adjani
January 29, 2021
New from Elvis Costello: Stream ‘Revolution #49 (Parlé),’ ft. French Actress/Singer Isabelle Adjani

In late October, Elvis Costello released Hey Clockface, a new studio album that opens with the spoken-word track “Revolution #49.” The iconic singer/songwriter has now updated that track with a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello Bids Good Riddance to the Year with New Song ‘Farewell, OK 2020’
December 31, 2020
Elvis Costello Bids Good Riddance to the Year with New Song ‘Farewell, OK 2020’

With just hours remaining in what’s been a terrible year on a global scale, Elvis Costello is ready to look ahead to what the new year might bring. The singer/songwriter...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)
December 15, 2020
Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)

If there’s a rock, alternative or country music enthusiast on your holiday shopping list, we’ve got you covered with a last-minute gift guide including some noteworthy box sets and classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Elvis Costello’s New Album ‘Hello Clockface,’ His 31st Album to Date (Listen/Stream)
October 29, 2020
Out Now: Elvis Costello’s New Album ‘Hello Clockface,’ His 31st Album to Date (Listen/Stream)

The world and the flow of time may be unpredictable, but despite all the unknowns that life throws at us, Elvis Costello remains as dedicated to his craft as ever...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello: ‘The Complete Armed Forces’ Deluxe Edition Announced, Out 11/6
October 2, 2020
Elvis Costello: ‘The Complete Armed Forces’ Deluxe Edition Announced, Out 11/6

Armed Forces, the 1979 studio album from Elvis Costello, his third overall and second with the Attractions, ranks highly among the iconic singer/songwriter‘s career achievements. Featuring now-classic singles such as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Country Musician/Elvis Presley Songwriter Mac Davis: 1942-2020
September 30, 2020
Rest in Peace, Country Musician/Elvis Presley Songwriter Mac Davis: 1942-2020

Mac Davis, an esteemed country musician/songwriter who penned Elvis Presley‘s “In the Ghetto” in addition to his own solo hits including “Baby Don’t Get Hooked On Me” and “Stop and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Graceland Graffiti: Priscilla Presley ‘Absolutely Horrified,’ Elvis’ Brother-In-Law Recalls ‘One of the Saddest Days’ of Life
September 4, 2020
Graceland Graffiti: Priscilla Presley ‘Absolutely Horrified,’ Elvis’ Brother-In-Law Recalls ‘One of the Saddest Days’ of Life

Earlier this week, a handful of iconic landmarks in the Memphis area were tagged with graffiti in the middle of the night. Vandals targeted the Levitt Shell Amphitheater, the “I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello: New Album ‘Hey Clockface’ Coming 10/30; Preview with Three Songs
August 17, 2020
Elvis Costello: New Album ‘Hey Clockface’ Coming 10/30; Preview with Three Songs

On Oct. 30, Elvis Costello will release a new album titled Hey Clockface, via Concord Records. Recent weeks have seen the esteemed singer/songwriter share a handful of songs as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Benjamin Keough – Son of Lisa Marie Presley and Grandson of Elvis Presley Dies at 27
July 13, 2020
Rest in Peace, Benjamin Keough – Son of Lisa Marie Presley and Grandson of Elvis Presley Dies at 27

Benjamin Keough, the 27-year-old son of Lisa Marie Presley and the grandson of Elvis Presley, has died of a suspected suicide, it was reported by TMZ on Sunday. Per TMZ‘s...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello Returns with Aggressive, Angry, Punked-Up New Song ‘No Flag’ — Listen
June 5, 2020
Elvis Costello Returns with Aggressive, Angry, Punked-Up New Song ‘No Flag’ — Listen

In the second verse of his new song, “No Flag,” Elvis Costello asks a question: I got no illusions, I’ve had no epiphany Why should anybody listen to me? Despite...

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 | Out Now: ‘Danzig Sings Elvis,’ 14 Songs of Glenn Danzig Singing Classics from The King
April 24, 2020
Out Now: ‘Danzig Sings Elvis,’ 14 Songs of Glenn Danzig Singing Classics from The King

Today, Glenn Danzig adds to his iconic catalog of music with Danzig Sings Elvis — which is exactly what its title suggests: A collection of 14 songs made popular by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Danzig Take On Elvis Presley’s ‘One Night,’ from the New ‘Danzig Sings Elvis’ Album Out 4/24
April 16, 2020
Hear Danzig Take On Elvis Presley’s ‘One Night,’ from the New ‘Danzig Sings Elvis’ Album Out 4/24

Glenn Danzig is many things — but at his core, the iconic founder of Misfits and music legend is a devoted fan of the King, Elvis Presley. And on April...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello Performs in Isolation for the UK’s National Health Service (Watch)
March 27, 2020
Elvis Costello Performs in Isolation for the UK’s National Health Service (Watch)

Among the crop of artists performing impromptu gigs via social media these days is Elvis Costello, who uploaded a video on Friday as a benefit to the UK’s National Health...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | 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 | An Animated Spy Cartoon Starring Elvis Presley Titled ‘Agent King’ is Coming to Netflix
August 16, 2019
An Animated Spy Cartoon Starring Elvis Presley Titled ‘Agent King’ is Coming to Netflix

This is a weird one, but it sounds intriguing: Agent King is a new animated spy cartoon/action program that Netflix announced is coming to the streaming platform at some point...

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 | Elvis Costello and the Imposters Announce ‘Just Trust’ Tour for the Fall
June 25, 2019
Elvis Costello and the Imposters Announce ‘Just Trust’ Tour for the Fall

Elvis Costello is currently preparing for a summer run with Blondie, but the iconic singer/songwriter is already looking ahead to his next tour with the Imposters. This fall, Costello and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello & the Imposters and Blondie Announce Summer Tour
April 2, 2019
Elvis Costello & the Imposters and Blondie Announce Summer Tour

This summer, two of the most celebrated acts of the past several decades will join up for a co-headlining tour when Elvis Costello & the Imposters and Blondie hit the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don’t ‘Look Now,’ But Elvis Costello is Back and Feeling Fine, Thanks (Q&A)
October 11, 2018
Don’t ‘Look Now,’ But Elvis Costello is Back and Feeling Fine, Thanks (Q&A)

“We never once thought about what audience we were making this for,” Sebastian Krys, the co-producer of Elvis Costello’s new album, Look Now, told me as we lingered in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Blue-Eyed Soul Songs
August 12, 2022
Top 11 Blue-Eyed Soul Songs

Daryl Hall on the term “Blue-Eyed Soul”: “I f****** hate it; it’s a racist term… if you’re a white guy and you’re singing or playing in a black idiom, it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘New York Groove: An Inside Look at the Stars, Shows & Songs That Make NYC Rock’ from Author/Rock Cellar Contributor Frank Mastropolo
August 10, 2022
Out Now: ‘New York Groove: An Inside Look at the Stars, Shows & Songs That Make NYC Rock’ from Author/Rock Cellar Contributor Frank Mastropolo

Where was rock and roll born? DJ Alan Freed coined the term in Cleveland, where the Rock and Roll Museum stands. Sun Records in Memphis, where Elvis Presley made his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Zorro-Like Character on a Toy Horse Rides Into Chaos at 7/11 in Pixies’ Absurdist New Video for “Vault of Heaven”
August 9, 2022
A Zorro-Like Character on a Toy Horse Rides Into Chaos at 7/11 in Pixies’ Absurdist New Video for “Vault of Heaven”

On Sept. 30, long-running and prolific indie/rock band Pixies will return with Doggerel, the group’s eighth full-length album to date and the follow-up to 2019’s Beneath the Eyrie. Here’s a song from the record titled “Vault of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies’ Rod Argent Talks New Album, Tour, Classic Hits, Keith Moon Adventures and More (Q&A)
July 12, 2022
The Zombies’ Rod Argent Talks New Album, Tour, Classic Hits, Keith Moon Adventures and More (Q&A)

Landing on U.S shores in the mid ‘60s, The Zombies’ run on the charts was relatively short — and by the turn of the ‘60s they were long gone. Or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catching Up with Legendary Rock & Roll Photographer Henry Diltz at the 2022 NAMM Show
June 8, 2022
Catching Up with Legendary Rock & Roll Photographer Henry Diltz at the 2022 NAMM Show

Photographer Henry Diltz has taken photographs of almost every notable rock musician and band from the 1960s and 70s. His iconic style practically defined the generation of classic album cover...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Florence + the Machine Cover Iggy & the Stooges’ “Search and Destroy”; ‘Dance Fever’ Deluxe Out Now
May 18, 2022
Hear Florence + the Machine Cover Iggy & the Stooges’ “Search and Destroy”; ‘Dance Fever’ Deluxe Out Now

This past Friday, May 13, Florence + the Machine returned with a powerful new album, Dance Fever. It has already been followed with a Deluxe Edition, which Welch shared to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Sir Paul McCartney Brings Euphoric “Got Back” Tour to SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles (PHOTOS)
May 16, 2022
Recap: Sir Paul McCartney Brings Euphoric “Got Back” Tour to SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles (PHOTOS)

An instant sellout, this past Friday, May 13 at SoFi Stadium brought the “Got Back” stadium tour from Sir Paul McCartney to town, an enthusiastic crowd of first, second and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Trip Inside the Brand New Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa with Director Steven Jenkins
May 13, 2022
Take a Trip Inside the Brand New Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa with Director Steven Jenkins

This month, a new chapter in Tulsa, Oklahoma’s storied cultural history unfolded when the Bob Dylan Center opened in a 100-plus-year-old, 29,000 square foot former paper mill.  A boon for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Colin Hay Shares “A Man Without a Name”; New LP ‘Now and the Evermore’ Out Friday 3/18
March 17, 2022
Colin Hay Shares “A Man Without a Name”; New LP ‘Now and the Evermore’ Out Friday 3/18

This Friday, March 18, Colin Hay will add to his solo catalog with a new record titled Now and the Evermore. The third and final track shared ahead of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Ride Through Las Vegas in Wallows’ New Video for “At The End of the Day”; New Album 3/25
March 4, 2022
Take a Ride Through Las Vegas in Wallows’ New Video for “At The End of the Day”; New Album 3/25

Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (one of the stars of the latest Scream film and Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why), Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Howerdel (A Perfect Circle, Ashes Divide) Readying Solo Debut, Single “Poison Flowers” Coming 3/4
February 23, 2022
Billy Howerdel (A Perfect Circle, Ashes Divide) Readying Solo Debut, Single “Poison Flowers” Coming 3/4

Tonight, Feb. 23, Billy Howerdel, a musician/multi-instrumentalist known for his work alongside Maynard James Keenan and his band mates in A Perfect Circle, will make his solo debut at an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Tracks from Singer/Songwriters
February 11, 2022
Top 11 Classic Tracks from Singer/Songwriters

“I don’t deserve a Songwriters Hall of Fame Award. But fifteen years ago, I had a brain operation and I didn’t deserve that, either. So I’ll keep it!” — Quincy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kid Rock to Head Out on ‘Bad Reputation Tour’ ft. Foreigner, Grand Funk Railroad and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening
January 24, 2022
Kid Rock to Head Out on ‘Bad Reputation Tour’ ft. Foreigner, Grand Funk Railroad and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening

Hope you like your rock & roll loud, because that’s what you’re going to get this spring on the Bad Reputation Tour, a 24-city outing headlined by Kid Rock. Accompanying...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2022: The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Jimmy Buffett, Lionel Richie, Willie Nelson and Many More
January 20, 2022
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2022: The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Jimmy Buffett, Lionel Richie, Willie Nelson and Many More

After taking 2021 off due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will return from April 29-May 8. Officially announced on Thursday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Please Enjoy Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘NPR Tiny Desk (Home)’ Concert, Which Took Place in an Actual DMV Branch
December 8, 2021
Please Enjoy Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘NPR Tiny Desk (Home)’ Concert, Which Took Place in an Actual DMV Branch

This week, megastar pop singer/songwriter Olivia Rodrigo debuted her first NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert, the ongoing series of stripped-down, scaled-back performances staged in intimate locations — in Rodrigo’s case,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Olivia Rodrigo Announces 2022 World Tour Supporting Breakout Debut Album ‘Sour’ (Details/Dates)
December 6, 2021
Olivia Rodrigo Announces 2022 World Tour Supporting Breakout Debut Album ‘Sour’ (Details/Dates)

2021 was a gigantic year for Olivia Rodrigo, the young singer/songwriter who released her debut album, Sour, in May on the strength of the global smash-hit singles “Drivers License” and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Doors ‘L.A. Woman’ 50th Anniversary Edition – Watch New “Riders on the Storm” Video
December 3, 2021
Out Now: The Doors ‘L.A. Woman’ 50th Anniversary Edition – Watch New “Riders on the Storm” Video

Today, Dec. 3, The Doors’ classic 1970 album L.A. Woman has been revisited for a lavish Deluxe Edition commemorating its 50th anniversary. Click here to pick up the 3-CD/1-LP set...

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 | The Beatles ‘Let It Be’: Giles Martin on Remixing New Box Set; Equipment Manager/Roadie Kevin Harrington Recalls Being at the Rooftop Concert
November 10, 2021
The Beatles ‘Let It Be’: Giles Martin on Remixing New Box Set; Equipment Manager/Roadie Kevin Harrington Recalls Being at the Rooftop Concert

Just as he did with earlier expansive multi-disc Beatles deluxe box sets chronicling Sgt. Pepper, The White Album and Abbey Road, Giles Martin once again lent his expertise overseeing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robby Krieger of The Doors Busts Myths in New Memoir ‘Set the Night on Fire’ (Q&A)
October 8, 2021
Robby Krieger of The Doors Busts Myths in New Memoir ‘Set the Night on Fire’ (Q&A)

When The Doors released their self-titled debut in 1967, it was a revelation. Vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger produced a unique mix...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Van Zandt Q&A: On New Memoir, ‘The Sopranos’ and the Inside Story of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Studio Sessions
October 7, 2021
Steven Van Zandt Q&A: On New Memoir, ‘The Sopranos’ and the Inside Story of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Studio Sessions

Steven Van Zandt, better known as “Miami Steve” or “Little Steven,” is one of hardest working musicians in the music business and one of its most colorful characters. A Hall...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth Says He’s Retiring After Las Vegas Residency: ‘I Am Throwing in the Shoes’
October 4, 2021
David Lee Roth Says He’s Retiring After Las Vegas Residency: ‘I Am Throwing in the Shoes’

Last week, David Lee Roth revealed plans for a short residency at the House of Blues in Las Vegas — and, apparently, they’ll mark his final live performances, at least...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors Unearth “L.A. Woman [Part 2],” an Alternate Take from 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/3
October 1, 2021
The Doors Unearth “L.A. Woman [Part 2],” an Alternate Take from 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/3

On Dec. 3, The Doors will revisit 1971’s L.A. Woman for a special 50th anniversary reissue. As a preview of the collection, the classic band‘s vaults were opened on Friday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth Sets Las Vegas Residency at House of Blues Starting on New Year’s Eve
September 28, 2021
David Lee Roth Sets Las Vegas Residency at House of Blues Starting on New Year’s Eve

This New Year’s Eve, David Lee Roth will make his return to Las Vegas for a limited engagement residency at the House of Blues. Announced this week, the reunion between...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers’ Documentary Screening in Theaters 10/20
September 23, 2021
‘Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers’ Documentary Screening in Theaters 10/20

Oct. 20 will bring with it a treat for fans of the late, great Tom Petty. That night only (with select encore showings the following day), Tom Petty, Somewhere You...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors: 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘L.A. Woman’ 12/3; Stream Original Demo of “Riders on the Storm”
September 1, 2021
The Doors: 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘L.A. Woman’ 12/3; Stream Original Demo of “Riders on the Storm”

On Dec. 3, The Doors will commemorate the 50th anniversary of 1971’s L.A. Woman with a deluxe revisiting of the classic record. As officially detailed on Wednesday, the special reissue...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gene Simmons Apologizes to David Lee Roth for Perceived Slight: “I Am Ashamed That I Hurt His Feelings”
August 25, 2021
Gene Simmons Apologizes to David Lee Roth for Perceived Slight: “I Am Ashamed That I Hurt His Feelings”

Gene Simmons is sorry — and he’d like David Lee Roth to know that. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone in which the KISS figurehead discussed his band’s late...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Angsty, ‘Clueless’-Inspired Vibes are Strong in Olivia Rodrigo’s New Video for “Brutal”
August 23, 2021
The Angsty, ‘Clueless’-Inspired Vibes are Strong in Olivia Rodrigo’s New Video for “Brutal”

Breakout pop/rock superstar Olivia Rodrigo dropped a new music video for “Brutal” on Monday. The opening track on the 18-year-old singer/songwriter/Disney star’s debut full-length album, Sour, which was released on May,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Sweets
July 13, 2021
Top 11 Songs About Sweets

For his latest Top 11 column, Frank Mastropolo looks at some of the most notable songs based on sweets.  I like to serve chocolate cake, because it doesn’t show the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam, Jimi Hendrix, Green Day, BTS Among New Line of Music-Themed Funko Figures
July 2, 2021
Pearl Jam, Jimi Hendrix, Green Day, BTS Among New Line of Music-Themed Funko Figures

Funko figures continue to be among the most highly sought collectibles in the memorabilia world today — and the company’s new Popapalooza line announce this week features a series of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)
June 2, 2021
Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)

The Wizard of Ozzy and Freddie Mercury, Robert Plant, Iggy Pop, Oasis, Coldplay Plus a Cast of Thousands: Q&A with Rockfield’s Recording Engineer/Farmer Kingsley Ward Along with Yasgur’s farm, Rockfield...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Acoustic Guitar Rock Songs
March 11, 2021
Top 11 Acoustic Guitar Rock Songs

“To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity.” —Richard Thompson “You’re in My Heart (The Final Acclaim)” by Rod...

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 | Raspberries: An Influential Case for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
February 22, 2021
Raspberries: An Influential Case for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Why the Raspberries will ALWAYS matter to me, and why they SHOULD matter to you In early February, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2021 nominations. Carole...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Fear
February 11, 2021
Top 11 Songs About Fear

“I don’t have a fear of flying; I have a fear of crashing.” — Billy Bob Thornton “I’m Afraid of Americans” by David Bowie “I’m Afraid of Americans” was written...

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 | Out Now: Barry Gibb’s ‘Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1,’ a Lifelong Dream Realized (Listen/Buy)
January 8, 2021
Out Now: Barry Gibb’s ‘Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1,’ a Lifelong Dream Realized (Listen/Buy)

Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1 is a new album from the legendary Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees, and it’s available now. A lifelong dream realized, Greenfields is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Barry Gibb Previews ‘Greenfields’ LP (Out 1/8) with Appearance on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ (Watch)
January 4, 2021
Barry Gibb Previews ‘Greenfields’ LP (Out 1/8) with Appearance on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ (Watch)

This coming Friday, January 8, the legendary  Barry Gibb will release Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1, a collaborative album Gibb recorded with the assistance of super-producer Dave Cobb...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020
December 22, 2020
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2021 (and hopefully a return to our “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic made impossible...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Paul McCartney Adds to His Legacy with Strong New Album ‘McCartney III’ (Listen/Buy)
December 17, 2020
Out Now: Paul McCartney Adds to His Legacy with Strong New Album ‘McCartney III’ (Listen/Buy)

Sir Paul McCartney chose the final weeks of 2020 to release his new album … and now, finally, McCartney III is here. The record, which follows in the footsteps of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney: ‘McCartney III’ Album Out Friday 12/18; Six-Part Documentary with Rick Rubin Coming in 2021 (Preview)
December 16, 2020
Paul McCartney: ‘McCartney III’ Album Out Friday 12/18; Six-Part Documentary with Rick Rubin Coming in 2021 (Preview)

Sir Paul McCartney has been quite busy these past few months, that’s for sure. Macca is one of the many icons appearing on “Here’s to the Nights,” a new song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Streaming Now on HBO Max: ‘The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart’ Documentary, from Frank Marshall
December 14, 2020
Streaming Now on HBO Max: ‘The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart’ Documentary, from Frank Marshall

This past weekend, a brand new documentary film telling the story of The Bee Gees premiered on HBO Max. The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gordon Lightfoot on ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ Documentary, Live Stream Concert 12/18 and the Long Road He’s Traveled (The Interview)
December 8, 2020
Gordon Lightfoot on ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ Documentary, Live Stream Concert 12/18 and the Long Road He’s Traveled (The Interview)

“Well, I don’t really like to remember,” legendary songwriter Gordon Lightfoot confesses at the outset of our conversation, and it hangs in the air for a bit, mostly owing to...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Shares New Preview of ‘McCartney III’ Album, Due Out 12/18 (Pre-Order)
November 25, 2020
Paul McCartney Shares New Preview of ‘McCartney III’ Album, Due Out 12/18 (Pre-Order)

Sir Paul McCartney has pushed back the release date of his anticipated new album, McCartney III, which will now be released on Dec. 18 (instead of the week before). The...

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 | Mike Campbell Q&A: On the Dirty Knobs’ ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Songwriting and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Legacy
November 19, 2020
Mike Campbell Q&A: On the Dirty Knobs’ ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Songwriting and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Legacy

For decades, Mike Campbell dutifully served as Tom Petty’s right hand man in the Heartbreakers, laying down scorching licks and co-writing some of the band’s most popular songs, namely “Refugee”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Barry Gibb: ‘Greenfields’ LP ft. Dolly Parton, Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow & More Out 1/8, Shares ‘Words of a Fool’ ft. Jason Isbell
November 6, 2020
Barry Gibb: ‘Greenfields’ LP ft. Dolly Parton, Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow & More Out 1/8, Shares ‘Words of a Fool’ ft. Jason Isbell

A lifelong dream will be realized in early 2021 when Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees releases Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1, a collaborative album Gibb recorded with...

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 | Enjoy Some Festive Rock and Roll-Themed Jack-O-Lanterns for Halloween
October 30, 2020
Enjoy Some Festive Rock and Roll-Themed Jack-O-Lanterns for Halloween

It’s here once again — Halloween. While it’s an admittedly odd custom from a general standpoint, it’s one we love so dearly thanks to our collective crippling addiction to sugar,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney: New Album ‘McCartney III’ Out 12/11, Watch an Album Trailer (Pre-Order)
October 21, 2020
Paul McCartney: New Album ‘McCartney III’ Out 12/11, Watch an Album Trailer (Pre-Order)

Sir Paul McCartney will add to his legacy of amazing music on Dec. 11 — and McCartney III will follow in the footsteps of 1970’s McCartney LP and 1980’s McCartney...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Toto: Steve Lukather & Joseph Williams Announce New Lineup, Live Stream Concert Set for Nov. 21
October 19, 2020
Toto: Steve Lukather & Joseph Williams Announce New Lineup, Live Stream Concert Set for Nov. 21

The 40 Trips Around the Sun tour from Toto that wrapped up in Fall 2019 marked the end of an era for the long-running band, the final shows from that...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Helen Reddy, Acclaimed Singer Known for Her 1970s Feminist Anthem ‘I Am Woman’: 1941-2020
September 30, 2020
Rest in Peace Helen Reddy, Acclaimed Singer Known for Her 1970s Feminist Anthem ‘I Am Woman’: 1941-2020

Helen Reddy, the Australian singer/songwriter/actor and activist known for her early 1970s single “I Am Woman,” has died at the age of 78. The news was announced on Reddy’s official...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Legendary Guitarist Steve Howe Explores What ‘Love Is’ with Sprawling New Album (Q&A)
July 30, 2020
Legendary Guitarist Steve Howe Explores What ‘Love Is’ with Sprawling New Album (Q&A)

Breaking big in the States in the early ‘70s with The Yes Album, music fans first became acquainted with the exceptional six string gifts of Steve Howe on tracks like...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Psychedelic Furs Return: Richard Butler on Early-Era MTV, Post-Punk and ‘Made of Rain,’ the Furs’ First Album in 29 Years (Q&A)
July 28, 2020
The Psychedelic Furs Return: Richard Butler on Early-Era MTV, Post-Punk and ‘Made of Rain,’ the Furs’ First Album in 29 Years (Q&A)

The Psychedelic Furs were gods of the MTV era. But after a ten-year run, and a string of hit songs, albums, and era-defining videos – not to mention having a...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr Turns 80: Watch ‘Ringo’s Big Birthday Show’ Charity Broadcast ft. Paul McCartney, Sheryl Crow, Joe Walsh, Ben Harper, Dave Grohl and More
July 7, 2020
Ringo Starr Turns 80: Watch ‘Ringo’s Big Birthday Show’ Charity Broadcast ft. Paul McCartney, Sheryl Crow, Joe Walsh, Ben Harper, Dave Grohl and More

On July 7, Ringo Starr celebrated his 80th birthday in a fashion befitting a Beatles legend. Ringo’s Big Birthday Show was announced last week, and promised to be something pretty...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sevendust Premieres Cover of Soundgarden’s ‘The Day I Tried to Live,’ Inspired By ‘Scenes of Societal Changes Around the World’
June 26, 2020
Sevendust Premieres Cover of Soundgarden’s ‘The Day I Tried to Live,’ Inspired By ‘Scenes of Societal Changes Around the World’

Sevendust roared back on Friday with a timely new cover of a classic song from Soundgarden and late vocalist Chris Cornell, who passed away in 2017. “The Day I Tried...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dramarama Turns its Creative Switch Back on to Make Long-Awaited New Album ‘Color TV’
June 10, 2020
Dramarama Turns its Creative Switch Back on to Make Long-Awaited New Album ‘Color TV’

Television has been a common reference point in the career of Dramarama.  During some mid-Eighties tours, the Wayne, New Jersey-bred band would adorn its stage with multiple TV sets. Johnny...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) Premiere At-Home Video for Their Cover of ‘(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding’
May 20, 2020
Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) Premiere At-Home Video for Their Cover of ‘(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding’

Recently, singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age teamed up for a minimalist cover of “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | If You’re Sitting There Thinking ‘All I Wanna Do is Have Some Fun,’ This Sheryl Crow Quarantine Performance Will Do the Trick
May 14, 2020
If You’re Sitting There Thinking ‘All I Wanna Do is Have Some Fun,’ This Sheryl Crow Quarantine Performance Will Do the Trick

It can be tough to keep up with all of the latest and most notable ‘quarantine’ performances that have flooded the internet in the weeks since the COVID-19 pandemic took...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen in Concert (Paul Stanley, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather and More)
May 13, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen in Concert (Paul Stanley, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather and More)

Whether it’s The Who, The Rolling Stones or Foo Fighters tearing it up in stadiums, witnessing KISS, Aerosmith or Madonna in a large amphitheater or The Supersuckers kickin’ out the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Little Richard, Rock and Roll Pioneer: 1932-2020
May 9, 2020
Rest in Peace Little Richard, Rock and Roll Pioneer: 1932-2020

Little Richard, undeniably one of the most important figures in the history of rock and roll music, has died at the age of 87, it was reported by Rolling Stone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Streetlight Harmonies’: Doo-Wop Doc Goes Deep on Beloved Musical Genre (Film Review)
April 14, 2020
‘Streetlight Harmonies’: Doo-Wop Doc Goes Deep on Beloved Musical Genre (Film Review)

I Only Have Ears For You: Doo-Wop Doc Streetlight Harmonies Does Deep Doo Run Run on Beloved Musical Genre This reviewer would be hard-pressed to find a more appropriate film...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview)
March 12, 2020
Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview)

It’s 2020, and rock and roll icon Robbie Robertson is busier than ever. A new solo album, Sinematic, acclaimed work on the Martin Scorcese’s mobster film The Irishman and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Recently-Unearthed Video of the Fourth-Ever Foo Fighters Concert from Seattle, Circa 1995
March 6, 2020
Watch Recently-Unearthed Video of the Fourth-Ever Foo Fighters Concert from Seattle, Circa 1995

2020 is a huge year for the Foo Fighters, as it marks the 25th anniversary of the band‘s self-titled debut record. And while that record was nearly a Dave Grohl...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Ray Manzarek of the Doors — and the Band’s Crucial 1970 — with Robby Krieger and John Densmore
February 11, 2020
Remembering Ray Manzarek of the Doors — and the Band’s Crucial 1970 — with Robby Krieger and John Densmore

Robby Kreiger and John Densmore of the Doors remember 1970, when the fabled Los Angeles band released Morrison Hotel, played some of its most incendiary shows and began one last,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GRAMMY Awards Highlights: Tool Dedicates Win to Neil Peart, Other Key Wins and Moments from 2020 Awards Ceremony
January 27, 2020
GRAMMY Awards Highlights: Tool Dedicates Win to Neil Peart, Other Key Wins and Moments from 2020 Awards Ceremony

On Sunday night, the GRAMMY Awards took place at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The night was conducted under a heavy weight, given the shocking death of Lakers star Kobe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The NAMM Show 2020: Highlights from Days 1 and 2
January 21, 2020
The NAMM Show 2020: Highlights from Days 1 and 2

Rock Cellar contributor George. A. Paul recalls some of the standout moments from his time at the NAMM Show 2020 this past weekend in Anaheim …  From new product innovations...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Page Tells His Origin Story as a Guitarist (The Interview)
January 14, 2020
Jimmy Page Tells His Origin Story as a Guitarist (The Interview)

It’s almost impossible to imagine, but before taking the world by storm with Led Zeppelin, or even as a member of the Yardbirds, guitar legend Jimmy Page was just another...

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 | October 2019 Issue
December 17, 2019
October 2019 Issue

Click below to enjoy our October 2019 features: Jesse Colin Young of the Youngbloods, One-On-One: The RockCellarTV Interview/Performance Inside Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions Duane Betts On His Family’s...

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

Click below to enjoy our new December 2019 features: Roger Daltrey on The Who’s New LP and Why He’s Bored with Rock Music Recalling Elvis Presley’s 1969 Las Vegas Run,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Daltrey: On The Who’s New Album ‘WHO,’ His Creative Process With Pete Townshend and Getting Old (The Interview)
December 13, 2019
Roger Daltrey: On The Who’s New Album ‘WHO,’ His Creative Process With Pete Townshend and Getting Old (The Interview)

The Who accomplished a great deal in their heyday, but judged against fellow ‘60s contemporaries The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Kinks, the group — Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘London Calling’ By the Clash At 40: Contextualizing an All-Time Classic Record
December 12, 2019
‘London Calling’ By the Clash At 40: Contextualizing an All-Time Classic Record

London Calling, the seminal 1979 record from The Clash, turns 40 years old this month, and still sounds as fresh, as groundbreaking and as genre-bending as ever. The sounds that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream the New Bing Crosby ‘Bing at Christmas’ Orchestral Album, ft. a New ‘White Christmas’ with Pentatonix
November 22, 2019
Stream the New Bing Crosby ‘Bing at Christmas’ Orchestral Album, ft. a New ‘White Christmas’ with Pentatonix

The name “Bing Crosby” elicits immediate reaction. You’re thinking of “White Christmas,” aren’t you? The singer’s legendary recordings are among the songs we consider “classics” of the holiday genre today,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Debbie Harry on Writing Her New Memoir, Blondie’s Old Days in NYC and Her View of the World (The Interview)
November 14, 2019
Debbie Harry on Writing Her New Memoir, Blondie’s Old Days in NYC and Her View of the World (The Interview)

Debbie Harry is a certifiable pop culture icon. As the frontperson for Blondie, the chart-topping New Wave group that grew out of New York City’s fabled CBGBs-fueled punk scene, she...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Rembrandts Reconnect ‘Via Satellite,’ Just in Time for the 25th Anniversary of ‘Friends’
November 14, 2019
The Rembrandts Reconnect ‘Via Satellite,’ Just in Time for the 25th Anniversary of ‘Friends’

As a frequent guest on Saturday Night Live in the 1970s, Steve Martin often did a recurring skit with the catchphrase “I’m just a wild and crazy guy.” Danny Wilde,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bing Crosby ‘Bing at Christmas’ Orchestral Album Coming Nov. 22
October 14, 2019
Bing Crosby ‘Bing at Christmas’ Orchestral Album Coming Nov. 22

The holiday season is one steeped in tradition. Family, food, joy, and music — oh yes, the music. And when it comes to Christmas songs, the magical voice of the...

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 | Watch Paul McCartney’s Revealing Interview on ‘Colbert’: On His Mother’s Passing When He Was 14, John Lennon’s Lasting Impact on His Life and More
September 24, 2019
Watch Paul McCartney’s Revealing Interview on ‘Colbert’: On His Mother’s Passing When He Was 14, John Lennon’s Lasting Impact on His Life and More

Sir Paul McCartney does not do many interviews — the Beatles legend is rather selective with what he shares with the world. So when he goes on a television show...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles Onscreen: The Top 12 Fab Four Films
September 13, 2019
The Beatles Onscreen: The Top 12 Fab Four Films

With its title plucked from a beloved Paul McCartney tune, Danny Boyle’s just-released movie Yesterday proves that 54 years after the Beatles first recorded that song and almost a half...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Expanded Reissues of Gregg Allman’s 1973 Debut ‘Laid Back’ and ‘The Gregg Allman Tour’
August 30, 2019
Out Now: Expanded Reissues of Gregg Allman’s 1973 Debut ‘Laid Back’ and ‘The Gregg Allman Tour’

Today is a special day for fans of the late, great Gregg Allman — as the man known for his timeless work with the Allman Brothers Band and beyond has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream Dirty Heads’ Genre-Bending New Album ‘Super Moon,’ Recorded in Nashville with Producer Dave Cobb
August 9, 2019
Stream Dirty Heads’ Genre-Bending New Album ‘Super Moon,’ Recorded in Nashville with Producer Dave Cobb

Dirty Heads rose to prominence thanks to a hybrid of styles that saw reggae, rock and acoustic/folk thrown together, with occasional hip-hop forays thrown into the mix. The band’s new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Doug Clifford on CCR’s Woodstock Performance Finally Seeing the Light of Day
August 1, 2019
Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Doug Clifford on CCR’s Woodstock Performance Finally Seeing the Light of Day

In an unprecedented span of just four years between 1968-1972, Creedence Clearwater Revival owned the record charts, selling more records than the Beatles for two years in a row (1969...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Stray Cats’ Lee Rocker on the Rockabilly Legends’ 40th Anniversary, New Album, Tour and Legacy
July 12, 2019
The Stray Cats’ Lee Rocker on the Rockabilly Legends’ 40th Anniversary, New Album, Tour and Legacy

Looking like they stepped out of time machine with the dial switched to 1956, The Stray Cats emerged on the music scene in the early ‘80s with a stroking image,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Expanded Reissue of Gregg Allman’s 1973 Debut ‘Laid Back’ Coming in August
July 12, 2019
Expanded Reissue of Gregg Allman’s 1973 Debut ‘Laid Back’ Coming in August

Gregg Allman released his debut solo album, Laid Back, in March 1973. The result of a creative burst outside the realm of the Allman Brothers Band and its in-fighting, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Play It Loud’ Brings Rock’s Most Iconic Instruments to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
June 25, 2019
‘Play It Loud’ Brings Rock’s Most Iconic Instruments to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

“What’s the Joker doing in the Met?” guitarist Steve Miller, who was instrumental in helping put the show together, joked after seeing the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new exhibition “Play...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dirty Heads Premiere ‘Super Moon’; New Album (Recorded in Nashville) Coming in August
June 14, 2019
Dirty Heads Premiere ‘Super Moon’; New Album (Recorded in Nashville) Coming in August

Southern California-based rock/reggae/hip-hop band Dirty Heads will release their seventh full-length album, Super Moon, on August 9. The band announced the record on Friday and premiered its title track —...

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 | 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 | Steven Van Zandt Discusses the Return of Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, His Love of Motown and More (The Interview)
May 6, 2019
Steven Van Zandt Discusses the Return of Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, His Love of Motown and More (The Interview)

Guitar player, songwriter, producer, actor, political activist and lord of his own music radio kingdom with Sirius XM’s Little Steven’s Underground Garage, Jersey’s finest, Steven Van Zandt, is an artist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)
April 10, 2019
The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)

Like their moniker, The Zombies are an unstoppable, undying musical force that refuse to go off quietly in the still of the night. Championed by the likes of Tom Petty,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dawes’ Taylor Goldsmith on Honoring His Hero, Bob Dylan, with The New Basement Tapes
March 13, 2019
Dawes’ Taylor Goldsmith on Honoring His Hero, Bob Dylan, with The New Basement Tapes

“Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were a big part of how we all learned how to do this thing in the first place,” Dawes’ singer and guitarist Taylor Goldsmith tells...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Seger Recalls Opening for KISS in the 1970s and the Stories Behind His Most Celebrated Songs (The Interview)
March 13, 2019
Bob Seger Recalls Opening for KISS in the 1970s and the Stories Behind His Most Celebrated Songs (The Interview)

73-year-old Bob Seger is in the middle of his farewell tour, signifying the finish of a spectacular performing career that has led him to the status he is today of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine: 1929-2019
March 11, 2019
Rest in Peace, Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine: 1929-2019

Photo: Facebook.com/HalBlaine On Monday, Hal Blaine — legendary drummer whose work as part of the Wrecking Crew made him an icon, his resume unparalleled — passed away at the age...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linda Ronstadt on ‘Live in Hollywood’ and the Singers Whose Voices Have Made Her Cry (The Interview)
February 13, 2019
Linda Ronstadt on ‘Live in Hollywood’ and the Singers Whose Voices Have Made Her Cry (The Interview)

She wasn’t a songwriter per se, but Linda Ronstadt, blessed with one of music’s most extraordinary voices, shone as a masterful stylist and interpreter, expertly navigating her way through a rich...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Graham Gouldman of 10cc: “The Beatles Permeated Everything We Did” (Interview)
January 14, 2019
Graham Gouldman of 10cc: “The Beatles Permeated Everything We Did” (Interview)

Graham Gouldman defines the word wunderkind. In the ‘60s, in his late teens, Graham established himself as an in demand songwriter, penning smash hits for The Yardbirds, The Hollies, Herman’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inside John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ with Klaus Voormann, Jim Keltner and Joey Molland
January 11, 2019
Inside John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ with Klaus Voormann, Jim Keltner and Joey Molland

John Lennon photo by Peter Fordham © Yoko Ono Having channeled the searing pain and primal scream angst of his first solo album, Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon’s follow-up release,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aces High: A Q&A with Ace Frehley About ‘Spaceman’ and the KISS Farewell Tour
December 27, 2018
Aces High: A Q&A with Ace Frehley About ‘Spaceman’ and the KISS Farewell Tour

(Ace Frehley photograph courtesy Jay Gilbert) In the ‘60s while growing up in the Bronx, budding teenage guitarist Paul “Ace” Frehley, had his share of formidable six-string heroes, Jimmy Page,...

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 | The Beastie Boys Origin Story: Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz on Their Roller-Coaster Career
October 30, 2018
The Beastie Boys Origin Story: Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz on Their Roller-Coaster Career

Mike D. and Ad-Rock are just the same as when I first met them in the mid-80s. When I catch up with them at their Bowery hotel to discuss their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wayne Kramer Looks Back on 50 Years of the MC5 and His Prison Experience
September 11, 2018
Wayne Kramer Looks Back on 50 Years of the MC5 and His Prison Experience

Detroit’s legendary MC5 were probably the first punk rock band — but try to tell the band’s guitarist, Wayne Kramer, that. “I get that. I get the value of that....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and Mike Campbell on 50 Years of the Byrds’ ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ (The Interview)
September 11, 2018
Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and Mike Campbell on 50 Years of the Byrds’ ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ (The Interview)

“I don’t think it sold many copies, but there was no pressure to go in a certain direction, and Columbia just let us do whatever we wanted,” The Byrds’ Roger...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Rodgers: Forever a ‘Free Spirit’ (The Interview)
July 12, 2018
Paul Rodgers: Forever a ‘Free Spirit’ (The Interview)

Recorded at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Free Spirit – Celebrating The Music of Free, the new CD/DVD from legendary singer Paul Rodgers finds the master rock stylist revisiting the catalog...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Beck: On Building His First Guitar and Why He’s Not a Fan of Tapping
July 12, 2018
Jeff Beck: On Building His First Guitar and Why He’s Not a Fan of Tapping

Jeff Beck is busy. The man who boasts everyone from Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page to David Gilmour, Joe Perry and Slash amongst his most ardent fans, is slinging his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Story of the Year on Their Own Terms: ‘Wolves,’ Creative Freedom, and Touring with Linkin Park in 2004
January 12, 2018
Story of the Year on Their Own Terms: ‘Wolves,’ Creative Freedom, and Touring with Linkin Park in 2004

In 2003, St. Louis-based alt/punk band Story of the Year went national thanks to their breakout album, Page Avenue, and its single “Until the Day I Die.” Their profile elevated, they shined on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle
August 14, 2017
The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle

You might not guess it, but Steve Earle, the modern epitome of Outlaw Country, started out life inspired by English punk rock. “That scene was huge to me,” he says,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catching Up with Eagles and Poco Co-Founder Randy Meisner (Interview)
November 10, 2016
Catching Up with Eagles and Poco Co-Founder Randy Meisner (Interview)

And now, an archival interview with Randy Meisner, conducted by Ken Sharp a few years ago… Working with the likes of Poco and Rick Nelson’s Stone Canyon Band, Randy Meisner...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys' 'Villain'
November 3, 2016
Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys' 'Villain'

This is the conclusion to last month’s interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys — get caught up with Part 1 here, and enjoy the rest below. Rock Cellar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Jimi Hendrix and the Band of Gypsys: Q&A with Billy Cox
November 3, 2016
Remembering Jimi Hendrix and the Band of Gypsys: Q&A with Billy Cox

Reflecting back on Jimi Hendrix’s career, one marvels at how productive and creative he was in a short span of just a few years. By the time Hendrix formed Band of...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Pretenders: New Album 'Alone' Due 10/21, Produced by Black Keys' Dan Auerbach
September 7, 2016
The Pretenders: New Album 'Alone' Due 10/21, Produced by Black Keys' Dan Auerbach

Things are getting busy for Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders – what with the news of their big tour alongside Stevie Nicks and, it was revealed Wednesday, a new record!...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Geezer Songs
August 8, 2016
Top 11 Geezer Songs

    “Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.” – George Burns Let’s get right to our list of Top 11 Geezer Songs. There’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Justin Hayward’s ‘Stage Door’ – Conversation with the Moody Blues Legend
August 8, 2016
Justin Hayward’s ‘Stage Door’ – Conversation with the Moody Blues Legend

The title of the first solo album by Moody Blues guitarist/lead vocalist Justin Hayward is Songwriter. Judging by Hayward’s remarkably inventive output penning such enduring hits as Nights In White Satin,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Ray Charles in 1983
August 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Ray Charles in 1983

(Photo by: Glen LaFerman www.glenlaferman.com) Interviewing Ray Charles back in 1983 was like interviewing a man who had conquered the world and done it all. Ray was like an explorer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Catfish and the Bottlemen
July 27, 2016
Turn Me On: Catfish and the Bottlemen

This month, KCSN 88.5’s Jim Nelson spotlights Catfish and the Bottlemen for our Turn Me On category… Somewhere in Sydney, Australia, there’s a busker who directly impacted the name of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Weezer: Stream 'I Love the USA', an Ode to Nasa's Juno Mission to Jupiter
June 30, 2016
New Weezer: Stream 'I Love the USA', an Ode to Nasa's Juno Mission to Jupiter

Weezer may have just released a new album, the infectious self-titled/”White Album” back in April, but front man Rivers Cuomo is a tireless songsmith. That’s why it’s no surprise that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Teenagers
June 7, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” – Larry Lujack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Teenagers
June 7, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” – Larry Lujack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Bonding with Rory Gallagher
April 4, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Bonding with Rory Gallagher

For this month’s Behind the Curtain installment, Steve Rosen recounts a special kinship with late guitar icon Rory Gallagher. Photo by: Glen LaFerman www.glenlaferman.com Rory Gallagher was a reluctant hero, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty: A ‘Fortunate Son’ Speaks (The Interview)
November 6, 2015
John Fogerty: A ‘Fortunate Son’ Speaks (The Interview)

Good fortune may have smiled upon John Fogerty, but he damn well earned it. In his candid and gripping new autobiography, Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music, his life jumps...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Love Him Two Times: Robby Krieger of the Doors (The Interview)
February 6, 2015
Love Him Two Times: Robby Krieger of the Doors (The Interview)

As songwriter and guitarist for the Doors, Robby Krieger earned his rightful place in rock and roll history. Penning such timeless hits as “Light My Fire,” “Touch Me,” “Love Me...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Musicians Influenced By the Beatles
February 4, 2014
Top 11 Musicians Influenced By the Beatles

February marks the 50th anniversary of the arrival in America of the Beatles, the group that changed the landscape of the music industry. The Beatles produced the first music video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)
October 3, 2013
A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)

Over delicate acoustic guitar finger-picking and a lush orchestral score, Linda Ronstadt sings, “’cause I’ve done everything I know to try and make you mine and I think I’m gonna love...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine of the Beach Boys – The Interview
September 14, 2013
Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine of the Beach Boys – The Interview

Holed away in his family’s music room, 18 year-old Brian Wilson, future music genius/visionary of The Beach Boys, is cocooned safely in his private sanctuary, immersed in what would become...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Standing in the Shadow: Interview with Rolling Stones Producer/Manager Andrew Loog Oldham
June 4, 2013
Standing in the Shadow: Interview with Rolling Stones Producer/Manager Andrew Loog Oldham

The Stones' iconic manager/producer discusses his legacy and new book 'Stone Free'

Rock Cellar Magazine | Photos of Iconic Rock and Roll Statues
March 4, 2013
Photos of Iconic Rock and Roll Statues

It used to be that only politicians and war heroes were immortalized on statues that honored their accomplishments. So it’s a good thing that today you’re more likely to see...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who's 'Quadrophenia' Tour Defies Time (Concert Review)
February 3, 2013
The Who's 'Quadrophenia' Tour Defies Time (Concert Review)

The Who at Staples Center; Los Angeles When Pete Townshend said the din of his amplifiers in 1964 was emulating that of a WWII bomber plane, he wasn’t kidding. Anyone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock Novels
January 7, 2013
Top 11 Rock Novels

Rock novels are a blast to read for any serious music lover.  Just like you, rock novelists are tremendous music fans, and the novel form allows them to approach their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “The Wrecking Crew” – The Best Music Documentary You’ve Never Seen!
January 4, 2013
“The Wrecking Crew” – The Best Music Documentary You’ve Never Seen!

Watching a screening of the music documentary The Wrecking Crew is like going 15 rounds with Manny Pacquiao: the HITS  just keep on comin’ and comin’ and comin.’ God Only Knows! Wichita Lineman! I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Drifters’ ‘White Christmas’: An Appreciation
December 16, 2012
The Drifters’ ‘White Christmas’: An Appreciation

Thanksgiving is immediately followed by a brutal month of Christmas music overload. They’re inescapable; every radio station, department store, and building lobby pummels us with treacly tunes of the season. So when a great song rises above the holiday hype, it deserves recognition. Such is the Drifters’ version of the yuletide classic “White Christmas.”

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lisa Marie Presley  (Interview)
December 3, 2012
Lisa Marie Presley (Interview)

Though her father remains the reigning king of rock and roll, Lisa Marie Presley hasn’t forgotten her Southern folk roots. “Nothing was planned or contrived in any way and out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Susanna Hoffs Bares All (?) in New Interview
August 16, 2012
Susanna Hoffs Bares All (?) in New Interview

Paying homage to ’60s-era bands like The Beach Boys, and The Mamas and the Papas, Susanna Hoffs has recently released her third solo album, Someday – her first release in 16 years....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happily Untogether. Or, Ah, PUCKETT.
July 23, 2012
Happily Untogether. Or, Ah, PUCKETT.

I have a friend who collects vinyl. No, he’s not a plastics bondage freak, I mean vinyl records, old LPs. What would be the garage of his house is a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ¡Viva Los Lobos! (Interview with Steve Berlin)
July 17, 2012
¡Viva Los Lobos! (Interview with Steve Berlin)

Steve Berlin of Los Lobos gives an interview detailing the band's 4-decade career, their current popularity, and working with that "f***ing idiot" Paul Simon.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brand New Beatles & “Revolver” Biography (Interview with Author Robert Rodriguez)
June 19, 2012
Brand New Beatles & “Revolver” Biography (Interview with Author Robert Rodriguez)

In this month’s Rock Cellar Magazine – affectionately dubbed “The Ringo Issue” – all of Ringo’s All-Starr bandmates talked to us about their favorite Beatles albums, and a rather surprising...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Dogs and Cats
June 19, 2012
Top 11 Songs About Dogs and Cats

Dogs & cats make their way into the average Internet user’s mind every 0.4 seconds. Okay, we made that statistic up, but it DOES seem realistic, doesn’t it? It’s hard...

Rock Cellar Magazine | April Album Reviews
April 11, 2012
April Album Reviews

The Shins Dr. John Counting Crows Alabama Shakes Elvis Costello & the Imposters The Shins Port of Morrow Port of Morrow, the first proper Shins album since 2007’s Wincing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Is This The Last Kim Fowley Interview Ever?
February 16, 2012
Is This The Last Kim Fowley Interview Ever?

There is a chance that by the time you read this interview with legendary producer/songwriter/filmmaker/actor Kim Fowley, Kim Fowley will be dead. But don’t take our word for it.  Ask...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Women Who Rock Exhibit
February 16, 2012
Women Who Rock Exhibit

A trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH, is a must at some point for every music lover. For anybody nearby now would be a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rory Gallagher: His Enduring Legacy
July 19, 2011
Rory Gallagher: His Enduring Legacy

It was November 1977. Guitarist Rory Gallagher and his band members – bassist Gerry McAvoy, keyboardist Lou Martin and drummer Rod de’Ath – were capping off a 6-month world tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir
June 10, 2011
Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir

From his musical days with Peter & Gordon through his careers as a Grammy-award winning producer, artist manager, Apple A&R man, and record company executive, Peter Asher has witnessed and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sex Is Always the Answer
June 3, 2011
Sex Is Always the Answer

From time to time, when I’m in the midst of one of my room-clearing rants on the woeful state of modern popular music, unfortunate listeners will try to agree with...