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Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour: Fall Out Boy Drops Off NY/Boston Dates After Positive COVID-19 Test
August 4, 2021
Hella Mega Tour: Fall Out Boy Drops Off NY/Boston Dates After Positive COVID-19 Test

The Hella Mega tour featuring Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy, originally supposed to take place in 2020 only to have the COVID-19 pandemic force a lengthy delay, recently...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce New 2021 Tour Dates, Starting 7/24 (Plus New Green Day Song ‘Polyanna’)
May 17, 2021
Hella Mega Tour: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce New 2021 Tour Dates, Starting 7/24 (Plus New Green Day Song ‘Polyanna’)

The Hella Mega Tour, the gigantic stadium package put together by Green Day, Weezer, and Fall Out Boy, has been shifted — slightly, this time — after its initial 2020...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour with Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy Postponed Until 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 19, 2020
Hella Mega Tour with Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy Postponed Until 2021 Due to COVID-19

This summer was to be a busy one for Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy, the trio of gigantic alt/rock/punk bands having joined forces for the Hella Mega Tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Hella Mega Tour 2020: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Huge Tour, Premiere New Music
September 10, 2019
The Hella Mega Tour 2020: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Huge Tour, Premiere New Music

Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy dropped a bit of news on Tuesday: They’re touring together in 2020 on one of the biggest rock/punk tour packages in recent memory,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer Are Teasing a Huge Tour
September 9, 2019
Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer Are Teasing a Huge Tour

Later this week — potentially tomorrow, Sept. 10 — it’s expected that three of the biggest alt/rock/punk bands of the past 30 years are going to announce a gigantic tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr: ‘EP3’ Out Now on Vinyl with New Video; All-Starr Band ‘Live At The Greek Theater 2019’ Out 11/25
November 18, 2022
Ringo Starr: ‘EP3’ Out Now on Vinyl with New Video; All-Starr Band ‘Live At The Greek Theater 2019’ Out 11/25

Ringo Starr released a new collection of songs, EP3, back in September. A star(r)-studded affair featuring many of his A-list musical pals, the EP is now available on vinyl after...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney: ‘The 7″ Singles” Box Set, ft. 80 Songs Curated by Paul, Out 12/2 (In a Vinyl Crate) — Preview
November 10, 2022
Paul McCartney: ‘The 7″ Singles” Box Set, ft. 80 Songs Curated by Paul, Out 12/2 (In a Vinyl Crate) — Preview

This one’s for the ultimate Sir Paul McCartney fans. Due out Dec. 2, The 7″ Singles Box Set is a collection personally curated by the Beatles legend in celebration of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Global Superstar Robbie Williams Celebrates 25 Years with New ‘XXV’ LP, ‘Life Thru a Lens’ Reissue 12/2
October 17, 2022
Out Now: Global Superstar Robbie Williams Celebrates 25 Years with New ‘XXV’ LP, ‘Life Thru a Lens’ Reissue 12/2

Global pop superstar Robbie Williams put together a rather elaborate method of celebrating his 25th year as a solo artist, with a special collection titled XXV that was released on Sept....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beach Boys Launch Four-Part Narrative Music Video Series; 60th Anniversary Activities Ongoing
September 9, 2022
Beach Boys Launch Four-Part Narrative Music Video Series; 60th Anniversary Activities Ongoing

Back in June, Capitol/UMe commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Beach Boys with a remastered and expanded edition of Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys. The special reissue was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus Overcomes Brandon Boyd’s Back Injury with Rousing California Gigs ft. Sublime with Rome, The Aquadolls (Recap/Photos)
August 30, 2022
Incubus Overcomes Brandon Boyd’s Back Injury with Rousing California Gigs ft. Sublime with Rome, The Aquadolls (Recap/Photos)

Note: The following includes a recap of Incubus, Sublime with Rome and The Aquadolls at FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine, Calif., on Aug, 27, 2022, interspersed with photos of the show...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Moonage Daydream’ with Unique Mix of David Bowie’s “Modern Love”; Documentary/Album Out 9/16
August 25, 2022
Preview ‘Moonage Daydream’ with Unique Mix of David Bowie’s “Modern Love”; Documentary/Album Out 9/16

Moonage Daydream is a new film from director Brett Morgen (who helmed 2012’s Crossfire Hurricane Rolling Stones documentary, 2015’s Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck and 2017’s Jane) set for release this fall. Officially sanctioned by the David...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The London Suede Previews New Album ‘Autofiction’ with 18-Minute Short Film; LP Out 9/16
August 18, 2022
The London Suede Previews New Album ‘Autofiction’ with 18-Minute Short Film; LP Out 9/16

Long-running English rock band Suede (a.k.a. The London Suede here in the United States) will release a new studio album titled Autofiction on Sept. 16, via BMG. The group previewed the album in recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch: First Aid Kit Premieres New Video “Out of My Head” off Upcoming Album “Palomino” – Out November 4th
August 12, 2022
Watch: First Aid Kit Premieres New Video “Out of My Head” off Upcoming Album “Palomino” – Out November 4th

The band First Aid Kit will release their 5th album, entitled Palomino on November 4th. Today the Swedish folk-rock band fronted by sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg premiered a video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Shares Story Behind ‘McCartney III’ Album; New ‘McCartney I II III’ Box Set Out 8/5
August 4, 2022
Paul McCartney Shares Story Behind ‘McCartney III’ Album; New ‘McCartney I II III’ Box Set Out 8/5

This Friday, Aug. 5, Sir Paul McCartney will release McCartney I II III, a special box set collection of three of his cherished solo albums — 1970’s McCartney, 1980’s McCartney II, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: She & Him Release Loving New ‘Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson’ Collection (Listen)
July 22, 2022
Out Now: She & Him Release Loving New ‘Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson’ Collection (Listen)

Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson is a new collection of loving and spirited musical homages from She & Him — the indie/pop duo comprised of Zooey Deschanel and...

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 | Lucy Dacus Transforms Cher’s “Believe” Into Dreamy Indie-Pop; Fall Tour Announced
July 20, 2022
Lucy Dacus Transforms Cher’s “Believe” Into Dreamy Indie-Pop; Fall Tour Announced

Cher’s “Believe” is an enduring classic, a global smash-hit first released in 1998 that powered its way around the world on the strength of its infectious melody and dance-pop composition....

Rock Cellar Magazine | She & Him Preview Brian Wilson Tribute Album with “Don’t Worry Baby”; ‘Melt Away’ Out 7/22
July 8, 2022
She & Him Preview Brian Wilson Tribute Album with “Don’t Worry Baby”; ‘Melt Away’ Out 7/22

She & Him, the indie duo comprised of singer Zooey Deschanel and guitarist M. Ward, have spent much of the past few weeks previewing Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian...

Rock Cellar Magazine | She & Him Share “‘Til I Die” from New Brian Wilson ‘Melt Away’ Tribute Album Out 7/22
June 29, 2022
She & Him Share “‘Til I Die” from New Brian Wilson ‘Melt Away’ Tribute Album Out 7/22

“Til I Die” is a track that first appeared on the Beach Boys‘ 1971 album, Surf’s Up. It’s also the latest shared by indie/pop duo She & Him as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | She & Him Extend Fall Tour in Support of New Brian Wilson Tribute Album, ‘Melt Away’ (Out 7/22)
June 14, 2022
She & Him Extend Fall Tour in Support of New Brian Wilson Tribute Album, ‘Melt Away’ (Out 7/22)

She & Him, the celebrated duo comprised of singer/actor Zooey Deschanel and guitarist/singer M. Ward, is preparing to release Melt Away: A Tribute to Brian Wilson, a reverent celebration of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Bleeding Audio: The Rise and Fall of the Matches’: Filmmaker Chelsea Christer and Bassist Justin SanSouci on Revealing New Doc About the Mid-2000s Music Industry
June 7, 2022
‘Bleeding Audio: The Rise and Fall of the Matches’: Filmmaker Chelsea Christer and Bassist Justin SanSouci on Revealing New Doc About the Mid-2000s Music Industry

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian May Covers Buddy Holly’s “Maybe Baby”; Featured on May’s ‘Another World’ Reissue Out 4/22 (Pre-Order)
April 14, 2022
Brian May Covers Buddy Holly’s “Maybe Baby”; Featured on May’s ‘Another World’ Reissue Out 4/22 (Pre-Order)

On April 22, Brian May will reissue Another World, his second solo album that the famed Queen guitarist released in 1998. Among the track listing for the deluxe new edition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Weezer ‘SZNZ: Spring,’ the First of a Four-Part EP Series (ft. a Nod to Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’)
March 21, 2022
Out Now: Weezer ‘SZNZ: Spring,’ the First of a Four-Part EP Series (ft. a Nod to Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’)

You may never have expected to see Weezer and Vivaldi mentioned in the same sentence, but, well, now you have. Released this past Sunday, March 20 in connection to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus: Summer Tour ft. Sublime With Rome & The Aquadolls Announced; Brandon Boyd Solo LP Out Now
March 15, 2022
Incubus: Summer Tour ft. Sublime With Rome & The Aquadolls Announced; Brandon Boyd Solo LP Out Now

Multi-platinum alt/rockers Incubus will light up the summer sky starting in July on a weeks-long run with special guests Sublime with Rome and The Aquadolls, it was announced this week....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Liam Gallagher’s New Music Video for “Everything’s Electric”; New Album Out 5/27
March 2, 2022
Watch Liam Gallagher’s New Music Video for “Everything’s Electric”; New Album Out 5/27

Liam Gallagher is a man of the people — and his new video for “Everything’s Electric” makes that crystal clear. Featuring new live footage of the longtime Oasis vocalist and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Styx & REO Speedwagon Add 10 Dates to Summer Co-Headline Tour with Special Guest Loverboy
February 22, 2022
Styx & REO Speedwagon Add 10 Dates to Summer Co-Headline Tour with Special Guest Loverboy

This upcoming summer’s co-headlining tour featuring Styx and REO Speedwagon had a warm-weather schedule mapped out across the country — but due to “overwhelming fan requests,” ten new shows have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rivers Cuomo Says Four New Weezer Albums (‘Spring,’ ‘Summer,’ ‘Fall,’ ‘Winter’) Are Coming in 2022
February 9, 2022
Rivers Cuomo Says Four New Weezer Albums (‘Spring,’ ‘Summer,’ ‘Fall,’ ‘Winter’) Are Coming in 2022

When we last heard from Weezer, the long-running alt/rock/pop band was on the road with Fall Out Boy and Green Day on last summer’s Hella Mega Tour, visiting stadiums around...

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 | Out Now: Green Day ‘BBC Sessions’ Live Album of Performances from 1994-2001 (Listen)
December 10, 2021
Out Now: Green Day ‘BBC Sessions’ Live Album of Performances from 1994-2001 (Listen)

BBC Sessions is a new live release from Green Day bringing together broadcast performances the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame rock/punk outfit delivered from 1994, 1996, 1998, and 2001....

Rock Cellar Magazine | REO Speedwagon and Styx Announce Co-Headlining 2022 Tour, with Special Guests Loverboy
December 6, 2021
REO Speedwagon and Styx Announce Co-Headlining 2022 Tour, with Special Guests Loverboy

Get ready to sing along with the classics next summer, when REO Speedwagon and Styx hit the road for a co-headlining tour with special guests Loverboy.  Dubbed the “Live &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Brandon Boyd of Incubus: “Pocket Knife,” a Preview of an Upcoming Solo Album in 2022
November 19, 2021
New from Brandon Boyd of Incubus: “Pocket Knife,” a Preview of an Upcoming Solo Album in 2022

Outside of his work fronting Incubus, singer/songwriter Brandon Boyd has kept plenty busy over the years with various projects in and out of the music realm. His newest endeavor is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Details January-February 2022 Tour Dates; ‘Detroit Stories’ Out Now
November 2, 2021
Alice Cooper Details January-February 2022 Tour Dates; ‘Detroit Stories’ Out Now

Released back in March, Detroit Stories scored Alice Cooper his highest-charting album since the 1980s — and in early 2022, the shock-rock icon and his backing band will support the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Brian Wilson: Greatest Hits Live! with Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin’ Fall Tour On Now
August 30, 2021
‘Brian Wilson: Greatest Hits Live! with Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin’ Fall Tour On Now

On Sunday, Aug. 29, legendary Beach Boys icon Brian Wilson embarked on the Greatest Hits Live! with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin tour, a run of shows that promise to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | These Are the 154 Songs(!) Featured in Paul McCartney’s New ‘The Lyrics 1956 to the Present’ Book, Out 11/2
August 23, 2021
These Are the 154 Songs(!) Featured in Paul McCartney’s New ‘The Lyrics 1956 to the Present’ Book, Out 11/2

Back in late February, Sir Paul McCartney announced a new book, The Lyrics 1956 to the Present, spanning his entire career. The book will be published on Nov. 2. Of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Unreleased Beach Boys: Stream A Cappella “Surf’s Up” and “This Whole World,” from ‘Feel Flows’ Box Set Out 8/27
August 2, 2021
Unreleased Beach Boys: Stream A Cappella “Surf’s Up” and “This Whole World,” from ‘Feel Flows’ Box Set Out 8/27

Coming up on Aug. 27, Capitol/UMe will dip into the robust Beach Boys vaults for a special box set commemorating 50 years of some of the legendary group‘s timeless albums — and Feel Flows...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Los Lobos’ New Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Covers Set Honoring Their Hometown of Los Angeles (Listen)
July 30, 2021
Out Now: Los Lobos’ New Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Covers Set Honoring Their Hometown of Los Angeles (Listen)

Today, Los Lobos returned with a new covers album, Native Sons, which is billed as a “love letter to Los Angeles,” the hometown of the legendary rock/Tex-Mex/Latin rock band that has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Lobos Cover Jackson Browne’s “Jamaica Say You Will,” from ‘Native Sons’ LP Honoring Los Angeles (Out 7/30)
July 8, 2021
Los Lobos Cover Jackson Browne’s “Jamaica Say You Will,” from ‘Native Sons’ LP Honoring Los Angeles (Out 7/30)

On July 30, Los Lobos will return with a new covers album, Native Sons, which is billed as a “love letter to Los Angeles,” the hometown of the legendary rock/Tex-Mex/Latin rock band that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beach Boys: Stream “Susie Cincinnati,” from ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set
June 25, 2021
Beach Boys: Stream “Susie Cincinnati,” from ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set

On Aug. 27, Capitol/UMe will dip into the robust Beach Boys vaults for a special box set commemorating 50 years of some of the legendary group‘s timeless albums — and Feel Flows –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Irish Singer/Songwriter Davie Furey “Who Am I?” — New Album ‘Haunted Streets’ out in U.S. 7/9
June 15, 2021
Premiere: Irish Singer/Songwriter Davie Furey “Who Am I?” — New Album ‘Haunted Streets’ out in U.S. 7/9

Irish singer/songwriter Davie Furey has been enjoying rapturous acclaim for his new album, Haunted Streets, which was released earlier this year back home in Ireland and will be available in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Shares “Brando,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Out 6/25 (Tour On Sale Now)
June 8, 2021
Lucy Dacus Shares “Brando,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Out 6/25 (Tour On Sale Now)

Lucy Dacus is preparing to release her awaited new studio album, Home Video, on June 25. The singer/songwriter/member of boygenius alongside Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers has been previewing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming 7/30: The Beach Boys ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set (Stream the Unreleased “Big Sur”)
June 3, 2021
Coming 7/30: The Beach Boys ‘Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set (Stream the Unreleased “Big Sur”)

On July 30, Capitol/UMe will dip into the robust Beach Boys vaults for a special box set commemorating 50 years of some of the legendary group‘s timeless albums — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Japanese Breakfast: Watch “Savage Good Boy,” ft. Michael Imperioli from ‘The Sopranos’ (Also: Tour Dates)
May 19, 2021
New Japanese Breakfast: Watch “Savage Good Boy,” ft. Michael Imperioli from ‘The Sopranos’ (Also: Tour Dates)

“Savage Good Boy” is the name of another new song from Japanese Breakfast, a.k.a. singer/songwriter/author Michelle Zauner. It’s a preview of her upcoming album, Jubilee, which will be released on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)
May 14, 2021
Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)

Join us for a conversation with Pete Townshend for a look at the story behind of The Who Sell Out, which was recently celebrated with a massive Super Deluxe edition....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Ashe Releases Her Anticipated Debut Full-Length Album, ‘Ashlyn’ (Listen)
May 7, 2021
Out Now: Ashe Releases Her Anticipated Debut Full-Length Album, ‘Ashlyn’ (Listen)

Today, May 7, buzzworthy singer/songwriter Ashe releases her debut full-length record, Ashlyn. The overwhelming success of Ashe’s “Moral of the Story” (which, per a news release, has totaled 758 million...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Ashe: Watch a Whimsical Music Video for “Me Without You,” Debut LP ‘Ashlyn’ Out 5/7
May 5, 2021
New from Ashe: Watch a Whimsical Music Video for “Me Without You,” Debut LP ‘Ashlyn’ Out 5/7

This Friday, May 7, singer/songwriter Ashe will release her awaited full-length debut album, Ashlyn. She has been previewing the record in recent weeks with a few tracks, the latest being...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Lobos: New Covers Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Love Letter to Los Angeles, Out 7/30; Stream Two Songs
May 5, 2021
Los Lobos: New Covers Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Love Letter to Los Angeles, Out 7/30; Stream Two Songs

On July 30, Los Lobos will return with a new covers album, Native Sons, which is billed as a “love letter to Los Angeles,” the hometown of the legendary rock/Tex-Mex/Latin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Ashe: Stream the Reflective “When I’m Older,” from Debut Full-Length ‘Ashlyn’ Out 5/7
April 22, 2021
New from Ashe: Stream the Reflective “When I’m Older,” from Debut Full-Length ‘Ashlyn’ Out 5/7

Singer/songwriter Ashe has premiered another single from her anticipated full-length debut record, Ashlyn, which will be released on May 7. Announced officially in early April, Ashlyn comes on the heels of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer Debuts “I Need Some of That,” an Ode to Rock Star Dreams; ‘Van Weezer’ Album Out 5/7
April 21, 2021
Weezer Debuts “I Need Some of That,” an Ode to Rock Star Dreams; ‘Van Weezer’ Album Out 5/7

It can be difficult to keep up with everything Rivers Cuomo and Weezer have been up to lately — but they do have a new record, Van Weezer, due out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Japanese Breakfast’s Energetic Performance of ‘Be Sweet’ on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’
March 16, 2021
Watch Japanese Breakfast’s Energetic Performance of ‘Be Sweet’ on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

Back in early March, Japanese Breakfast (the indie/rock project fronted by singer/songwriter Michelle Zauner) debuted “Be Sweet,” a catchy and undeniably 1980s-inspired indie/pop song with a stylized music video (directed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ashe & FINNEAS Share New Collaborative Music Video for the Soaring ‘Till Forever Falls Apart’
March 2, 2021
Ashe & FINNEAS Share New Collaborative Music Video for the Soaring ‘Till Forever Falls Apart’

“Till Forever Falls Apart” is the result of a new collaboration between Ashe and FINNEAS, two of the most notable and talented younger singer/songwriters in the indie/pop scene today. It’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | America’s Gerry Beckley Shares ‘(I’m Your) Heart Slave’; ‘Keeping The Light On-The Best Of Gerry Beckley’ Out 3/26
February 26, 2021
America’s Gerry Beckley Shares ‘(I’m Your) Heart Slave’; ‘Keeping The Light On-The Best Of Gerry Beckley’ Out 3/26

On March 26, Gerry Beckley, the renowned singer/songwriter/co-founder of the band America, will release Keeping The Light On – The Best Of Gerry Beckley, a greatest hits package focusing on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Add Some ‘Punk Rock Aerobics’ to Your Routine with Green Day’s New Video for ‘Here Comes the Shock’
February 22, 2021
Add Some ‘Punk Rock Aerobics’ to Your Routine with Green Day’s New Video for ‘Here Comes the Shock’

Green Day debuted a new song/video over the weekend, part of the group‘s continued collaboration with the National Hockey League, intended as part of the NHL’s outdoor game in Lake...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Growing Old
November 13, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Growing Old

For our latest Top 11 list, writer Frank Mastropolo selects some of the most notable songs about that inevitability of life: growing old.  Older people shouldn’t eat health food, they need...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Queen + Adam Lambert’s First-Ever Live Release, ‘Live Around the World’ — Listen/Stream
October 2, 2020
Out Now: Queen + Adam Lambert’s First-Ever Live Release, ‘Live Around the World’ — Listen/Stream

Live Around the World is the new (and first-ever) Queen + Adam Lambert live release, and it’s out today. (Click here to pick up the album from our Rock Cellar Store). The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Queen + Adam Lambert’s ‘Live Around the World’ Album with ‘I Was Born to Love You’ (Album Out 10/2)
September 24, 2020
Preview Queen + Adam Lambert’s ‘Live Around the World’ Album with ‘I Was Born to Love You’ (Album Out 10/2)

Live Around the World is the new (and first-ever) Queen + Adam Lambert live release, and it will be out on Oct. 2, bringing together various live performances from the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Acclaimed Filmmaker/Director Joel Schumacher (“St. Elmo’s Fire,” “Lost Boys,” “Batman”) Dies at 80
June 22, 2020
Acclaimed Filmmaker/Director Joel Schumacher (“St. Elmo’s Fire,” “Lost Boys,” “Batman”) Dies at 80

Joel Schumacher, acclaimed filmmaker and director with a number of iconic movies on his resume, has passed away at the age of 80 after a battle with cancer, it was...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and the Magic of Music-Connected Memories
May 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and the Magic of Music-Connected Memories

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock and roll writer Steve Rosen recounts a memorable afternoon with one of his heroes — Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys.  I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Channels Stiv Bators (Dead Boys) on New #NoFunMondays Cover of the Peppy ‘Not That Way Anymore’
May 11, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Channels Stiv Bators (Dead Boys) on New #NoFunMondays Cover of the Peppy ‘Not That Way Anymore’

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day released another new cover tune on Monday, and this one taps into his punk roots once more. https://www.instagram.com/p/CADuColFTeK/ For the latest entry in Armstrong’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Springfield Premieres ‘The Wall Will Fall,’ a Fundraising Song for Feeding America ft. Vance DeGeneres, Sammy Hagar, Richard Marx, Members of Loverboy, KISS and More (Listen)
May 8, 2020
Rick Springfield Premieres ‘The Wall Will Fall,’ a Fundraising Song for Feeding America ft. Vance DeGeneres, Sammy Hagar, Richard Marx, Members of Loverboy, KISS and More (Listen)

Recently, Rock Cellar caught up with Rick Springfield from his home in Southern California, where the iconic rocker was keeping busy while under coronavirus pandemic-mandated quarantine. Among the activities he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Incubus: The Predictably Unpredictable ‘Trust Fall: Side B’ EP Hits Solid Heights (Listen)
April 17, 2020
New from Incubus: The Predictably Unpredictable ‘Trust Fall: Side B’ EP Hits Solid Heights (Listen)

You can’t pigeonhole Incubus. Fresh off a 20th anniversary tour honoring its breakout 1999 album Make Yourself, the Calabasas, California-based alt/rock band released Trust Fall (Side B), a new EP...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Out Now: Listen to ‘Silver Landings,’ the Rootsy and Refreshing New Album from Mandy Moore (ft. Husband Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes)
March 6, 2020
Out Now: Listen to ‘Silver Landings,’ the Rootsy and Refreshing New Album from Mandy Moore (ft. Husband Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes)

On Friday, singer/songwriter/This Is Us actor Mandy Moore released a new album — her first in 11 years. Silver Landings, the first new album from Moore since 2009, is a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Order and Pet Shop Boys Announce Co-Headlining ‘Unity Tour’ for Fall 2020
February 24, 2020
New Order and Pet Shop Boys Announce Co-Headlining ‘Unity Tour’ for Fall 2020

Some tours are more special than others — and this one, announced on Monday, is self-explanatory: New Order and Pet Shop Boys unveiled a co-headlining outing that will take both...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gary Clark Jr. Lights Up a Crisp Fall Evening at the Hollywood Bowl (Review)
September 30, 2019
Gary Clark Jr. Lights Up a Crisp Fall Evening at the Hollywood Bowl (Review)

Gary Clark Jr. is the type of live performer who, after absolutely ripping through a vicious guitar solo spanning a few minutes in the middle of a song, leaves the...

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 | Bob Dylan’s ‘Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings’ Set Out Now (New Clip from Scorsese Film, Too)
June 7, 2019
Bob Dylan’s ‘Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings’ Set Out Now (New Clip from Scorsese Film, Too)

The anticipated new box set from Bob Dylan commemorating a special live tour from his archives is out today — and The Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan’s Massive ‘Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings’ Box Set Detailed, Out June 7
May 1, 2019
Bob Dylan’s Massive ‘Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings’ Box Set Detailed, Out June 7

On June 7, an expansive collection of archival live music from the Bob Dylan vaults will be released as a huge box set, and Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Unlikely Candidates Map Out New ‘Strange Lines’ Tour with The Brevet
February 22, 2019
The Unlikely Candidates Map Out New ‘Strange Lines’ Tour with The Brevet

After touring the United States last year alongside Brick + Mortar, the boys of the indie rock band The Unlikely Candidates are preparing to head out once again this April for...

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 | 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 | It’s All About Timing with 'The Right Reverend' Tom Jacob (Q&A)
December 20, 2016
It’s All About Timing with 'The Right Reverend' Tom Jacob (Q&A)

From his beginnings in Houston, Texas to performing at Army bases in Vietnam with his musical family and, eventually, linking up with Al Jardine and the Beach Boys and other...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear a Rough, Early Cut of the Beach Boys' 'Surfer Girl' from New Collection of 1961-1962 Recordings
June 28, 2016
Hear a Rough, Early Cut of the Beach Boys' 'Surfer Girl' from New Collection of 1961-1962 Recordings

On August 26, Omnivore Records will dive deep into the Beach Boys‘ vaults to release Becoming The Beach Boys: The Complete Hite & Dorinda Morgan Sessions, a collection of previously unheard recordings from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Andy Partridge Talks About the Monkees
June 7, 2016
Q&A: Andy Partridge Talks About the Monkees

For self-respecting music fans, Andy Partridge is rightly revered as one of the most important songwriters in popular music based on his stellar work in XTC. But away from his...

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 | Top 11 Songs About Football
October 1, 2012
Top 11 Songs About Football

Yes it’s that time of year again.  The beer.  The hot and greasy wings.  The hot and greasy tailgating.  And, oh yes, that little bit of pigskin insanity called football....

Rock Cellar Magazine | "Relatively Speaking" – Musicians Talk About Their Famous Kin
May 16, 2012
"Relatively Speaking" – Musicians Talk About Their Famous Kin

Intro Lukas Nelson Jenda Hall Derringer Miles Nielsen Sarah Lee Guthrie Trying to make it in music is tough.  But if you are related to a reigning superstar, either by blood...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Interrupters Preview New Album with Throwback Ska Anthem, “As We Live” ft. Tim Armstrong/Rhoda Dakar
July 19, 2022
The Interrupters Preview New Album with Throwback Ska Anthem, “As We Live” ft. Tim Armstrong/Rhoda Dakar

On Aug. 5, punk/ska revivalists The Interrupters will release a new record titled In the Wild. Announced recently, the album comes with anticipation thanks to the Interrupters’ breakthrough success in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Punk/Ska Revivalists the Interrupters Unleash High-Energy Punk Blast “Jailbird”; ‘In the Wild’ LP 8/5
June 23, 2022
Punk/Ska Revivalists the Interrupters Unleash High-Energy Punk Blast “Jailbird”; ‘In the Wild’ LP 8/5

The Interrupters, the punk/ska band that hit it big in 2018 with “She’s Kerosene,” the breakthrough track that helped Fight the Good Fight crack the Billboard 200, will release a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Weezer: Stream “A Little Bit of Love”; Four Seasonal EPs Coming Soon, Starting with ‘SZNZ: Spring’ 3/20
March 16, 2022
New Weezer: Stream “A Little Bit of Love”; Four Seasonal EPs Coming Soon, Starting with ‘SZNZ: Spring’ 3/20

The Weezer machine just keeps powering ahead — and this Sunday, Rivers Cuomo & his band mates will commemorate the Spring Equinox with the release of SZNZ: Spring, the first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: William Ryan Key on Taking a Leap with His New EP, Yellowcard’s Ups & Downs, Mental Health & Star Wars
February 3, 2022
Q&A: William Ryan Key on Taking a Leap with His New EP, Yellowcard’s Ups & Downs, Mental Health & Star Wars

William Ryan Key is, for lack of a better term, a key figure in pop/punk history. With Yellowcard, he hit a high note with 2003’s “Ocean Avenue,” a breakthrough single...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Miss Warped Tour? Catch the ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ Tour with Neck Deep/Boston Manor/Zero 9:36/Heart Attack Man/Oxymorrons
November 15, 2021
Recap: Miss Warped Tour? Catch the ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ Tour with Neck Deep/Boston Manor/Zero 9:36/Heart Attack Man/Oxymorrons

For years, the Vans Warped Tour entertained the youth of America with an annual summer gathering of the “underground” scene, a morning-to-night slate of entertainment featuring bands from across the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Green Day: Stream “Holy Toledo!,” Featured in the New Film ‘Mark, Mary & Some Other People’
November 5, 2021
New Green Day: Stream “Holy Toledo!,” Featured in the New Film ‘Mark, Mary & Some Other People’

On Friday, Green Day returned with a new standalone single, “Holy Toledo!,” which is included on the soundtrack to a new film titled Mark, Mary & Some Other People. Lyrically...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Cancels 2021 Festival Performances: ‘I Am Still Being Extremely Cautious’ Over COVID-19
August 11, 2021
Stevie Nicks Cancels 2021 Festival Performances: ‘I Am Still Being Extremely Cautious’ Over COVID-19

Stevie Nicks sent out a post on social media on Tuesday announcing that she has cancelled her remaining 2021 live performances, a schedule that included festival slots at BottleRock Napa...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Green Day Fan Play “Basket Case” with an Impressed Billie Joe Armstrong on the Hella Mega Tour
July 28, 2021
Watch a Green Day Fan Play “Basket Case” with an Impressed Billie Joe Armstrong on the Hella Mega Tour

For years, Green Day has proven to be one of the most entertaining live acts around. Whether playing a packed intimate venue full of diehard fans or a huge outdoor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer Plug the Guitars Back In (and Shred, Loudly) on New Album ‘Van Weezer’ (Listen)
May 7, 2021
Weezer Plug the Guitars Back In (and Shred, Loudly) on New Album ‘Van Weezer’ (Listen)

Only Weezer could release a pair of records in the same year as wildly different as OK Human (which dropped in late January) and Van Weezer, which was unleashed to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer to Play ‘OK Human Live’ Streaming Concert Event with Los Angeles Philharmonic & YOLA 4/16 & 4/17
March 25, 2021
Weezer to Play ‘OK Human Live’ Streaming Concert Event with Los Angeles Philharmonic & YOLA 4/16 & 4/17

On January 28, alt/rock kings Weezer released OK Human, a new studio album that exchanged the band’s customary electric guitar riffs for pianos, strings and intimate compositions; it was a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer Cast the Guitars Aside — and Thrive — with the Intimate and Inspired ‘OK Human’ (Album Review)
January 28, 2021
Weezer Cast the Guitars Aside — and Thrive — with the Intimate and Inspired ‘OK Human’ (Album Review)

Rivers Cuomo and his pals in Weezer are back with a new album, but don’t hit play on OK Human expecting anything remotely close to “Hash Pipe,” “Pork and Beans,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer Goes Analog with New Song/Video ‘All My Favorite Songs’ — ‘OK Human’ LP Coming 1/29
January 21, 2021
Weezer Goes Analog with New Song/Video ‘All My Favorite Songs’ — ‘OK Human’ LP Coming 1/29

As promised earlier in the week, Weezer premiered a new song titled “All My Favorite Songs” late Wednesday night/early Thursday, the first track shared off the alt/rock/pop band‘s new record,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer: New Album ‘OK Human’ Coming 1/29, Single ‘All My Favorite Songs’ Premiering 1/21
January 18, 2021
Weezer: New Album ‘OK Human’ Coming 1/29, Single ‘All My Favorite Songs’ Premiering 1/21

The prolific streak of albums from Rivers Cuomo and Weezer will add a new entry later this month — as the alt/rock/pop band snuck up on fans with OK Human,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Revives the Network with 25-Track Opus, ‘Money Money 2020 Pt. II: We Told You So!’ (Listen)
December 4, 2020
Green Day Revives the Network with 25-Track Opus, ‘Money Money 2020 Pt. II: We Told You So!’ (Listen)

Like a blip of activity on a long-dormant radar, The Network came back to life in recent weeks. It’s the irreverent New Wave side project of Green Day‘s Billie Joe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Wave Band The Network (Definitely *Not* Green Day in Masks) Re-Emerge with New EP Ahead of LP Next Month
November 20, 2020
New Wave Band The Network (Definitely *Not* Green Day in Masks) Re-Emerge with New EP Ahead of LP Next Month

As expected after a series of hints on social media, The Network — the New Wave side project of Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt of Green Day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Super-Secret New Wave Side Band The Network is Back with ‘Ivankkka is a Nazi’
November 6, 2020
Green Day’s Super-Secret New Wave Side Band The Network is Back with ‘Ivankkka is a Nazi’

The Network is the New Wave-inspired side project from Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt of Green Day — though they won’t admit that outright. For years, the...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Join Green Day in ‘Dreaming’ of a Return to Playing Concerts with the Band’s New Blondie Cover (Listen)
May 21, 2020
Join Green Day in ‘Dreaming’ of a Return to Playing Concerts with the Band’s New Blondie Cover (Listen)

We all want to get back out there, enjoying live concerts from the artists and bands we admire — there’s truly nothing like it, as Dave Grohl wrote in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Officially Postpone North American Tour Due to COVID-19
May 20, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Officially Postpone North American Tour Due to COVID-19

Guns N’ Roses have officially postponed their scheduled North American tour dates for the summer of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was announced on Wednesday via the band‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Premieres Cover of ‘That’s Rock N’ Roll,’ a 1977 Top 10 Hit for Shaun Cassidy (Written by Eric Carmen)
May 18, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Premieres Cover of ‘That’s Rock N’ Roll,’ a 1977 Top 10 Hit for Shaun Cassidy (Written by Eric Carmen)

Each Monday for pretty much the entirety of the COVID-19 pandemic thus far, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has premiered a cover song of a tune he considers influential...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Animated Weezer Play ‘The Simpsons’ Theme Ahead of a Guest Appearance This Sunday 5/10
May 7, 2020
Watch Animated Weezer Play ‘The Simpsons’ Theme Ahead of a Guest Appearance This Sunday 5/10

The COVID-19 pandemic may have thrown the world into chaos, but The Simpsons continues churning forward nonetheless — and this Sunday’s episode will feature Weezer, making an appearance on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Weezer: Watch the COVID-19 Inspired Video for ‘Hero,’ Dedicated to Frontline Workers (New Album ‘Van Weezer’ Delayed)
May 6, 2020
New from Weezer: Watch the COVID-19 Inspired Video for ‘Hero,’ Dedicated to Frontline Workers (New Album ‘Van Weezer’ Delayed)

Weezer dropped a new song on Wednesday, and “Hero” is the sort of peppy, up-tempo, riff-heavy power pop/rock anthem that fans have come to expect from Rivers Cuomo & the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Motorycle Stunts, ‘Stranger Things’ Star Gaten Matarazzo and a New Album, ‘Father of All …’ — It’s a Big Day for Green Day
February 7, 2020
Motorycle Stunts, ‘Stranger Things’ Star Gaten Matarazzo and a New Album, ‘Father of All …’ — It’s a Big Day for Green Day

On Friday, Green Day returned with a new album, the aggressively titled Father of All Motherfuckers. The record is a whole lot of fun — click here to read our...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day: Still Full of ‘Piss and Vinegar’ on New Album ‘Father of All … ‘ — They Just Want You to Dance a Little Bit, Too (Review)
February 6, 2020
Green Day: Still Full of ‘Piss and Vinegar’ on New Album ‘Father of All … ‘ — They Just Want You to Dance a Little Bit, Too (Review)

On “The Grouch,” the third track on 1997’s Nimrod, Green Day singer/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong laments, “I was a young boy that had big plans/Now I’m just another shitty old...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Donating Royalties of New Song ‘Oh Yeah!,’ Which Samples Joan Jett’s Cover of Gary Glitter’s ‘Do You Wanna Touch Me’
January 21, 2020
Green Day Donating Royalties of New Song ‘Oh Yeah!,’ Which Samples Joan Jett’s Cover of Gary Glitter’s ‘Do You Wanna Touch Me’

Late last week, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame punk/alternative band Green Day premiered a new single, “Oh Yeah!,” as a preview from its anticipated new album Father of All...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Green Day’s Quick-Blast of a New Song, ‘Fire, Ready, Aim’
October 9, 2019
Hear Green Day’s Quick-Blast of a New Song, ‘Fire, Ready, Aim’

 Bay Area punk/rock legends Green Day premiered another new song from its upcoming album, Father of All Motherfuckers, on Wednesday — and “Fire, Ready, Aim” picks up where the first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | There’s a Ton of Dancing in Green Day’s New Video for ‘Father of All …,’ and also a Middle Finger from Billie Joe Armstrong
September 20, 2019
There’s a Ton of Dancing in Green Day’s New Video for ‘Father of All …,’ and also a Middle Finger from Billie Joe Armstrong

There’s dancing in Green Day‘s new music video, so be warned if you don’t like dancing. There’s also a middle-finger salute from Billie Joe Armstrong, as he delivers a line...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Interrupters Turned Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ Into a Bouncy, Ska-Punk Romp — Listen
September 16, 2019
The Interrupters Turned Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ Into a Bouncy, Ska-Punk Romp — Listen

Some songs just sound even better when you add some brass — and on Monday, the Interrupters unleashed their take on Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy,” one of the most popular...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Green Day Perform Their Revved-Up New Song ‘Father Of All …” on ‘Kimmel’
September 13, 2019
Watch Green Day Perform Their Revved-Up New Song ‘Father Of All …” on ‘Kimmel’

It’s strange seeing Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong on stage without a guitar, but that’s how he appears in the band‘s performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live from earlier...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Weezer Perform Their New Single ‘The End of the Game’ on ‘Kimmel’
September 11, 2019
Watch Weezer Perform Their New Single ‘The End of the Game’ on ‘Kimmel’

On Tuesday, Weezer dropped some big news alongside Green Day and Fall Out Boy. The three iconic bands are heading out on the road together next summer on the Hella...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Spotlight: LA-Based Alt/Punk Band Mermaed is Ready for Big Things
May 2, 2019
Spotlight: LA-Based Alt/Punk Band Mermaed is Ready for Big Things

What started off as Arielle Ackford and Jacob Evergreen posting covers of their favorite bands on YouTube has now evolved into alternative punk rock band, Mermaed. Making their arrival into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KAABOO 2016: The Ultimate 'MIX-perience' (Festival Review/Photos)
September 23, 2016
KAABOO 2016: The Ultimate 'MIX-perience' (Festival Review/Photos)

KAABOO is not like the others.  It is by design that this festival feels a little bit different. It could be the imported beaches, cabanas and pool.  It could be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mötley Crüe ‘Crücial Crüe:  The Studio Albums 1981-1989’ Limited Box Sets Coming in Early 2023 (Pre-Order)
November 28, 2022
Mötley Crüe ‘Crücial Crüe: The Studio Albums 1981-1989’ Limited Box Sets Coming in Early 2023 (Pre-Order)

Still riding the highs of last summer’s Stadium Tour with Def Leppard, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Poison, Mötley Crüe recently announced a special new box set featuring reissues of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap/Photos: Alt-Rock’s Past, Present, Future Collide at Smashing Pumpkins’ Hollywood Bowl Tour Finale with Jane’s Addiction, Poppy
November 22, 2022
Recap/Photos: Alt-Rock’s Past, Present, Future Collide at Smashing Pumpkins’ Hollywood Bowl Tour Finale with Jane’s Addiction, Poppy

With temperatures in the upper 50s, it was an uncommonly chilly evening at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Saturday — but the weather found Smashing Pumpkins front man...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Duran Duran: ‘Future Past’ Complete Edition (Pre-Order); ‘A Hollywood High’ Docu-Concert Film Streaming Soon
November 17, 2022
Duran Duran: ‘Future Past’ Complete Edition (Pre-Order); ‘A Hollywood High’ Docu-Concert Film Streaming Soon

Duran Duran is in the midst of a (deserved) renaissance. The heralded English New Wave band was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Nov....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals: On New Book, Tour with Gene Cornish, Memories of Jimi Hendrix and the Beatles
November 11, 2022
Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals: On New Book, Tour with Gene Cornish, Memories of Jimi Hendrix and the Beatles

Many American bands were casualties of the British Invasion led by the Beatles in the mid-1960s. This wasn’t the case for the Young Rascals, who formed in Garfield, NJ, in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 20,000+ Photos (& 40+ Years) of Adventures with “Weird Al” Yankovic: Drummer Jon ‘Bermuda’ Schwartz Speaks
November 10, 2022
20,000+ Photos (& 40+ Years) of Adventures with “Weird Al” Yankovic: Drummer Jon ‘Bermuda’ Schwartz Speaks

Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz has been an integral part of the “Weird Al” Yankovic experience since 1980, after a chance encounter on the Dr. Demento Show brought the two together. Schwartz...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Inside Story of the Beatles’ Long-Awaited ‘Revolver’ Special Edition Box Set: Q&A with Giles Martin (On Sale)
October 26, 2022
The Inside Story of the Beatles’ Long-Awaited ‘Revolver’ Special Edition Box Set: Q&A with Giles Martin (On Sale)

While The Beatles‘ Sgt. Pepper album has garnered reams of critical acclaim as a milestone in the group’s recording career, the album that preceded it, Revolver, is the groundbreaking album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson Previews ‘Live at Budokan’ with “Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground” — Watch/Pre-Order
October 13, 2022
Willie Nelson Previews ‘Live at Budokan’ with “Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground” — Watch/Pre-Order

On Nov. 18, Willie Nelson will release Live at Budokan, the first official release of a legendary 1984 performance he and his band delivered at Nippon Budokan. Announced recently, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Paramore Debut New Song “This Is Why,” Un-Retire “Misery Business” at First Concert Since 2018
October 3, 2022
Watch Paramore Debut New Song “This Is Why,” Un-Retire “Misery Business” at First Concert Since 2018

The buzz of the past few months gave Paramore fans plenty to be excited about, as Hayley Williams and her band mates teased new material, announced a new string of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson: ‘Live At Budokan,’ Capturing 1984 Performance, Coming 11/18 on 2-CD/DVD (Pre-Order)
September 19, 2022
Willie Nelson: ‘Live At Budokan,’ Capturing 1984 Performance, Coming 11/18 on 2-CD/DVD (Pre-Order)

Willie Nelson Live at Budokan — billed in a news release as the first official album release of Willie’s epic performance at the fabled Nippon Budokan in 1984 — will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “Blues Albums Turned My Life Around”: Dave Stewart on New LP ‘Ebony McQueen,’ Eurythmics’ Legacy and Beyond
September 14, 2022
“Blues Albums Turned My Life Around”: Dave Stewart on New LP ‘Ebony McQueen,’ Eurythmics’ Legacy and Beyond

Dave Stewart could easily be considered the Zelig of modern day rock and roll.  He and his Eurythmics partner Annie Lennox came to the rescue when Tom Petty’s house was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lit, Hoobastank, Alien Ant Farm & The Ataris’ Kris Roe to Revive Your 2003 iPod Playlist with ‘Tried-N-True’ Tour
August 23, 2022
Lit, Hoobastank, Alien Ant Farm & The Ataris’ Kris Roe to Revive Your 2003 iPod Playlist with ‘Tried-N-True’ Tour

Hope you’re ready to rock like it’s the late 1990s/early 2000s. That’s the goal of the Tried-N-True tour, a co-headlining trek scheduled for this fall that will find multiplatinum Southern...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS: Rob Zombie & Mudvayne Bring ‘Freaks on Parade’ Tour to Las Vegas
August 18, 2022
PHOTOS: Rob Zombie & Mudvayne Bring ‘Freaks on Parade’ Tour to Las Vegas

One of this summer’s ultimate “throwback” concert tours for hard rock/metal fans of the early 2000s, the Freaks on Parade tour brought together co-headliners Rob Zombie and Mudvayne, two of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Songs For While I’m Away’: Thin Lizzy’s Scott Gorham Talks New Doc and His Friendship with Phil Lynott
August 12, 2022
‘Songs For While I’m Away’: Thin Lizzy’s Scott Gorham Talks New Doc and His Friendship with Phil Lynott

As a member of ‘70s arena rock stars Thin Lizzy for nearly a decade, guitarist Scott Gorham served as the right-hand man to the band’s charismatic and talented front man,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dan Navarro: Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Voice Actor Releasing ‘Horizon Line’ 8/26; Tour Dates
August 9, 2022
Dan Navarro: Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Voice Actor Releasing ‘Horizon Line’ 8/26; Tour Dates

On Aug. 26, singer/songwriter/guitarist/voice actor Dan Navarro will release a new album titled Horizon Line. It will be the follow-up to Navarro’s 2018 record, Shed My Skin. Here’s a song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The London Suede Returns: Preview New Album ‘Autofiction’ (Due 9/16) with Two Songs
August 3, 2022
The London Suede Returns: Preview New Album ‘Autofiction’ (Due 9/16) with Two Songs

Long-running English rock band Suede (a.k.a. The London Suede here in the United States) will release a new studio album titled Autofiction on Sept. 16, via BMG. Announced recently, it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Picking Up the Pieces: Richie Furay Talks Covering Keith Urban, Sammy Kershaw and More on ‘In the Country’ LP
July 12, 2022
Picking Up the Pieces: Richie Furay Talks Covering Keith Urban, Sammy Kershaw and More on ‘In the Country’ LP

Richie Furay has been part of three influential bands that have produced a stack of hits: Buffalo Springfield, Poco and the Souther-Hillman-Furay Band. Yet as a solo artist, Furay has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Revisiting Three Key Solo Albums with ‘McCartney I II III’ Box Set 8/5 (Pre-Order)
June 24, 2022
Paul McCartney Revisiting Three Key Solo Albums with ‘McCartney I II III’ Box Set 8/5 (Pre-Order)

On Aug. 5, Sir Paul McCartney will reopen his vaults once again for a special revisiting of three of his cherished solo albums — 1970’s McCartney, 1980’s McCartney II, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Laurence Juber Q&A: New Albums ‘Selected Blends’ and ‘Journey to My Heartland’ with Dan Foliart; Paul McCartney & Wings Memories
June 20, 2022
Laurence Juber Q&A: New Albums ‘Selected Blends’ and ‘Journey to My Heartland’ with Dan Foliart; Paul McCartney & Wings Memories

Laurence Juber is a guitarist’s guitar player. Equally adept at conjuring roaring and accomplished electric or intricate and exquisite acoustic guitar lines, he’s an in-demand session guitar player and an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart Shares “Touchline” Video, Dedicated to His Late Father; North American Tour On Now
June 17, 2022
Rod Stewart Shares “Touchline” Video, Dedicated to His Late Father; North American Tour On Now

Sir Rod Stewart launched his North American summer tour with special guest Cheap Trick this week — and with Father’s Day just around the corner, the legendary singer made a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Life Lessons with John Waite: ‘It’s OK to Be Ambitious and Get to the Top of the Mountain, but What Are You Going to Do When You Get There?’
June 13, 2022
Life Lessons with John Waite: ‘It’s OK to Be Ambitious and Get to the Top of the Mountain, but What Are You Going to Do When You Get There?’

Anything, a new four-song EP from John Waite, demonstrates why he remains one of the most dynamic and authentic rock and roll singers of all time. With his stellar work...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Everclear Commemorates 30 Years with Digital Reissue of 1993 Debut ‘World of Noise’; On Tour This Summer
June 13, 2022
Everclear Commemorates 30 Years with Digital Reissue of 1993 Debut ‘World of Noise’; On Tour This Summer

This past Friday, June 10, Art Alexakis and his long-running alt/rock band Everclear revisited World of Noise, the group’s full-length debut album from 1993. The record was given its first-ever...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Art Alexakis Q&A: 30 Years of Everclear, Touring with MS and Being ‘Confrontationally Authentic’ (“When You’re 60, You Don’t Have to Be Nice Anymore”)
June 8, 2022
Art Alexakis Q&A: 30 Years of Everclear, Touring with MS and Being ‘Confrontationally Authentic’ (“When You’re 60, You Don’t Have to Be Nice Anymore”)

Originally recorded in a friend’s basement for $400, 1993’s World of Noise was the first release from Everclear, prior to its emergence in the mid-1990s as an alt/rock staple with era-defining radio hits like “Father...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Doe (of X) Releases ‘Fables in a Foreign Land,’ an 1890s Moodfest (Listen)
May 21, 2022
John Doe (of X) Releases ‘Fables in a Foreign Land,’ an 1890s Moodfest (Listen)

John Doe, of the seminal Los Angeles punk band X, has just released Fables in a Foreign Land, his first release on Fat Possum Records – and it stands among...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Everclear: 30th Anniversary Tour, Reissue of 1993 Debut Album ‘World of Noise’ Coming 6/10
May 19, 2022
Everclear: 30th Anniversary Tour, Reissue of 1993 Debut Album ‘World of Noise’ Coming 6/10

Originally recorded in a friend’s basement for $400, 1993’s World of Noise was the first release from Everclear, prior to its emergence in the mid-1990s as an alt/rock staple with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Treats Austin, Texas to Deep, Career-Spanning Set at ‘The Who Hits Back!’ Tour Stop (PHOTOS)
May 5, 2022
The Who Treats Austin, Texas to Deep, Career-Spanning Set at ‘The Who Hits Back!’ Tour Stop (PHOTOS)

On Tuesday night, legendary English rockers The Who continued their recently launched The Who Hits Back! tour with a rousing, 21-song performance at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas. During...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Machine Head Previews Dark New Concept Album with the Pummeling “Choke On The Ashes of Your Hate”
April 13, 2022
Machine Head Previews Dark New Concept Album with the Pummeling “Choke On The Ashes of Your Hate”

Long-running Oakland, Calif.-based heavy metal band Machine Head roared back recently with “Choke On The Ashes of Your Hate,” a new song previewing an upcoming concept album titled ØF KINGDØM...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jim Messina Q&A: Memories of Buffalo Springfield, Poco and Reuniting with Kenny Loggins for Two Special Gigs
April 11, 2022
Jim Messina Q&A: Memories of Buffalo Springfield, Poco and Reuniting with Kenny Loggins for Two Special Gigs

Fans of classic rock radio are never far from hearing a song Jim Messina had a hand in creating. A singer, guitarist and songwriter in three celebrated bands, Messina also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Going to Coachella 2022 (or Watching the Live Stream)? Don’t Miss These 21 Acts Across All Stages
April 6, 2022
Going to Coachella 2022 (or Watching the Live Stream)? Don’t Miss These 21 Acts Across All Stages

This article spotlighting acts to catch at Coachella was first written for the 2020 event, but it has now been updated to reflect the 2022 lineup and details.  Headliners. When...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Everclear Announces 30th Anniversary Tour with Special Guests Fastball and The Nixons
April 4, 2022
Everclear Announces 30th Anniversary Tour with Special Guests Fastball and The Nixons

It’s been a long road for Art Alexakis and Everclear, and this summer the alt/rock band will embark on a special tour to commemorate its 30th anniversary, a tour that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Q&A: The Story Behind ‘Studio 666,’ Fake Vomit and the Foo Fighters Bringing Back the Rock & Roll Movie
February 18, 2022
Dave Grohl Q&A: The Story Behind ‘Studio 666,’ Fake Vomit and the Foo Fighters Bringing Back the Rock & Roll Movie

Leave it to Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters to bring back the concept of the “band movie.” Once a popular career move for acts like the Beatles and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie ‘Toy’: The Making of the Joyous, Long-Lost Early 2000s Album (Available Now for #Bowie75)
January 7, 2022
David Bowie ‘Toy’: The Making of the Joyous, Long-Lost Early 2000s Album (Available Now for #Bowie75)

Producer Mark Plati and guitarist Earl Slick recall the making of an album unlike anything else in the vast catalog of David Bowie. For what would have been David Bowie’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Hillman: Former Byrd and Burrito Brother Recalls His Musical Journey in New Audiobook (The Interview)
December 10, 2021
Chris Hillman: Former Byrd and Burrito Brother Recalls His Musical Journey in New Audiobook (The Interview)

Chris Hillman‘s autobiography, Time Between: My Life as a Byrd, Burrito Brother, and Beyond, was one of the most celebrated music books of 2020. A recent audiobook version complements the...

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 | Watch Lucy Dacus Turn ‘The Tonight Show’ Stage Into a Church for a Vibrant Performance of “VBS”
November 3, 2021
Watch Lucy Dacus Turn ‘The Tonight Show’ Stage Into a Church for a Vibrant Performance of “VBS”

On Tuesday night, Lucy Dacus and her band stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform “VBS,” one of the standout confessional songs on Dacus’ new album, Home...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Ellen Foley On Her New Album ‘Fighting Words,’ Working with Jim Steinman, Gardening and More
September 21, 2021
Q&A: Ellen Foley On Her New Album ‘Fighting Words,’ Working with Jim Steinman, Gardening and More

When visionary sonic conceptualist Jim Steinman passed away this year at 73, he was mourned by many music-industry veterans, artists like Meat Loaf, whose 1977 Bat Out Of Hell debut...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Crosby Q&A: On His New Album ‘For Free,’ Spotify (“You’re Thieves”), Life at 80 & More
August 12, 2021
David Crosby Q&A: On His New Album ‘For Free,’ Spotify (“You’re Thieves”), Life at 80 & More

David Crosby, who turns 80 this month, is making the best music of his life right now. That’s right, the co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash (and Young)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Lens: Music Photographer Jérôme Brunet — Licensed to Shoot (Q&A)
July 1, 2021
Behind the Lens: Music Photographer Jérôme Brunet — Licensed to Shoot (Q&A)

Jérôme Brunet is arguably to music photography what James Bond is to espionage. Like 007, Brunet has a great eye for taking aim. But instead of armed with a Beretta...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Brian Wilson Sing “God Only Knows” with Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson and Lola Bonfiglio on ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’
June 28, 2021
Watch Brian Wilson Sing “God Only Knows” with Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson and Lola Bonfiglio on ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’

This past week, three generations of the Wilson musical family — Brian Wilson, Wendy Wilson, Carnie Wilson and Lola Bonfiglio, the daughter of Carnie and her husband, musician/producer Rob Bonfiglio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Holsapple & Stamey Reimagine the dB’s With New Album “Our Back Pages”
June 15, 2021
Holsapple & Stamey Reimagine the dB’s With New Album “Our Back Pages”

Chris Stamey and Peter Holsapple were the heart and soul of the jangle-pop college-rock band The dB’s.  In the early 1980s The dB’s released a few critically-acclaimed albums, had an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson on ‘In Another World,’ the Band’s Work Ethic and Beyond
June 14, 2021
Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson on ‘In Another World,’ the Band’s Work Ethic and Beyond

Cheap Trick is one of the hardest working bands in rock and roll. Almost 50 years since they formed in Rockford, Illinois, Cheap Trick achieved everything the hard way. No...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Shares Animated Video for “VBS,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Coming 6/25
May 19, 2021
Lucy Dacus Shares Animated Video for “VBS,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Coming 6/25

Singer/songwriter Lucy Dacus will release a new studio album, Home Video, on June 25 via Matador Records. On Wednesday, she premiered a new song, “VBS,” in the form of an animated music video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Premieres ‘Hot & Heavy,’ Announces New Album ‘Home Video,’ North American Tour
April 13, 2021
Lucy Dacus Premieres ‘Hot & Heavy,’ Announces New Album ‘Home Video,’ North American Tour

Singer/songwriter Lucy Dacus will release a new studio album, Home Video, on June 25 via Matador Records. The news was announced on Tuesday, accompanied by the premiere of a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Julien Baker Details 2021-’22 North American, European Tour Dates; Plays ‘Favor’ on ‘Late Late Show’
April 8, 2021
Julien Baker Details 2021-’22 North American, European Tour Dates; Plays ‘Favor’ on ‘Late Late Show’

With a glimmer of hope at the end of the tunnel regarding the returning of live concerts, acts have slowly begun scheduling plans for the coming year or so —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ashe (‘Moral of the Story’) Announces Debut Full-Length Album, ‘Ashlyn,’ Shares New Song ‘I’m Fine’
April 8, 2021
Ashe (‘Moral of the Story’) Announces Debut Full-Length Album, ‘Ashlyn,’ Shares New Song ‘I’m Fine’

Rising singer/songwriter Ashe has enjoyed an amazing run of streaming popularity since her 2019 single “Moral of the Story” earned hundreds of millions of streams (from her double EP Moral of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brandi Carlile Shares Recorded Version of John Prine Cover ‘I Remember Everything,’ from a New Tribute Album
March 16, 2021
Brandi Carlile Shares Recorded Version of John Prine Cover ‘I Remember Everything,’ from a New Tribute Album

One of the most poignant performances at the Grammys’ In Memoriam segment during Sunday’s broadcast was six-time Grammy winner Brandi Carlile paying homage to country legend John Prine. Carlile delivered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)
March 11, 2021
Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)

Paul Stanley gets “souled out” with his spectacular 15-piece band Soul Station on their debut album Now and Then, which is out on March 19. While it may come as...

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 | I’m Still Standing: America’s Gerry Beckley Looks Forward and Back on His New Solo Set, ‘Keeping the Light On’
March 11, 2021
I’m Still Standing: America’s Gerry Beckley Looks Forward and Back on His New Solo Set, ‘Keeping the Light On’

Singer-songwriter Gerry Beckley of the band America has hardly slowed down during the pandemic. He and Dewey Bunnell celebrated America’s 50th anniversary in 2020 with an eight-disc box set (click...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Hearty Har’s Shane & Tyler Fogerty on Dad’s Legacy & Forging Their Own Path with ‘Radio Astro’
March 11, 2021
Turn Me On: Hearty Har’s Shane & Tyler Fogerty on Dad’s Legacy & Forging Their Own Path with ‘Radio Astro’

Hearty Har — the Los Angeles-band fronted by Tyler and Shane Fogerty — cut its collective teeth on the Southern California club circuit over the past decade. But the project’s...

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 | Watch the Foo Fighters’ New Music Video for ‘Waiting on a War’; New Album ‘Medicine at Midnight’ Coming 2/5
January 19, 2021
Watch the Foo Fighters’ New Music Video for ‘Waiting on a War’; New Album ‘Medicine at Midnight’ Coming 2/5

Last week, the Foo Fighters premiered another song from their upcoming studio album, Medicine at Midnight, which will be released on Feb. 5. The premiere of the song was attached...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Releasing ‘Now and Then’ Album 3/19, Covering Soul & Motown Classics
January 15, 2021
Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Releasing ‘Now and Then’ Album 3/19, Covering Soul & Motown Classics

Separate from his decades of iconic rock and roll madness with KISS, Paul Stanley has maintained a strong affinity for soul — and on March 19, his side project Soul...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | 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 | Peter Frampton: On His New Memoir, Twitter, Coping with Inclusion Body Myositis and More (The Interview)
October 26, 2020
Peter Frampton: On His New Memoir, Twitter, Coping with Inclusion Body Myositis and More (The Interview)

Barely one hundred pages in to Do You Feel Like I Do?, the fantastic new memoir from Peter Frampton, the rock legend seems almost Zelig-like, a teenager making a name...

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 | Corey Taylor Grabs the Spotlight with New Album’CMFT,’ Live Stream Extravaganza
October 4, 2020
Corey Taylor Grabs the Spotlight with New Album’CMFT,’ Live Stream Extravaganza

If you think of Corey Taylor as “the lead singer of Slipknot and Stone Sour,” that’s true — but it doesn’t tell the whole story. Taylor is a rock and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Auger Q&A: Jazz Rock, Playing with Jimi Hendrix + Paul McCartney and His New ‘Introspection’ Box Set
September 16, 2020
Brian Auger Q&A: Jazz Rock, Playing with Jimi Hendrix + Paul McCartney and His New ‘Introspection’ Box Set

Brian Auger may not be a household name to those who consider themselves music lovers, but if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that this illustrious British-born octogenarian, musician,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Queen + Adam Lambert’s New ‘Live Around the World’ Release with ‘The Show Must Go On’ (Pre-Order)
September 15, 2020
Preview Queen + Adam Lambert’s New ‘Live Around the World’ Release with ‘The Show Must Go On’ (Pre-Order)

On Oct. 2, Queen + Adam Lambert will release Live Around the World, the first-ever Queen + Adam Lambert live release. (Click here to pre-order the CD/Blu-ray release from our...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Arthur Lee of Love and the Bonds We Make with the Music That Moves Us
September 15, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Arthur Lee of Love and the Bonds We Make with the Music That Moves Us

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock journalist Steve Rosen recalls meeting one of his heroes, Arthur Lee of Love, for a Rolling Stone interview in 1975 — and what...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Guitarist Steve Hackett Forges Ahead with Autobiography, Live Album and More on the Way
September 15, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Guitarist Steve Hackett Forges Ahead with Autobiography, Live Album and More on the Way

Introducing Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing. Each month, we’ll visit with a veteran artist that you may not previously have known is still producing vibrant, new music and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Epic New Trailer for ‘Dune’ — Featuring Hans Zimmer’s Arrangement of Pink Floyd’s ‘Eclipse’
September 9, 2020
Watch the Epic New Trailer for ‘Dune’ — Featuring Hans Zimmer’s Arrangement of Pink Floyd’s ‘Eclipse’

On Wednesday, Warner Bros. Pictures shared a new trailer for Dune, a fresh cinematic take on the futuristic 1965 novel from Frank Herbert. The new adaptation is currently scheduled to...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Today 8/21: Watch ‘A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Life of Joe Strummer’ Live Stream ft. Jeff Tweedy, Bob Weir, Bruce Springsteen, More – #SaveOurStages
August 21, 2020
Today 8/21: Watch ‘A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Life of Joe Strummer’ Live Stream ft. Jeff Tweedy, Bob Weir, Bruce Springsteen, More – #SaveOurStages

Today, Aug. 21, is the birthday of the legendary Joe Strummer — and while the front man of The Clash may be gone, his spirit lives on. Strummer will be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 8/21: Stars Joining Forces for ‘A Song For Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer’ Tribute Live Stream for Charity
August 18, 2020
8/21: Stars Joining Forces for ‘A Song For Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer’ Tribute Live Stream for Charity

This Friday, Aug. 21, a number of notable music and entertainment acts will take part in A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer, a live stream event...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Famed Photographer Fiona Adams, Responsible for One of the Most Iconic Beatles Photos Ever Taken
July 10, 2020
Rest in Peace, Famed Photographer Fiona Adams, Responsible for One of the Most Iconic Beatles Photos Ever Taken

Fiona Adams, a photographer responsible for some of the most iconic photos taken of The Beatles over the years, has passed away at the age of 84. RIP, Fiona Adams,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Annette Walter-Lax on Being with Keith Moon During ‘The Last Four Years’ of the Drummer’s Life
May 12, 2020
Q&A: Annette Walter-Lax on Being with Keith Moon During ‘The Last Four Years’ of the Drummer’s Life

The Who‘s Keith Moon is routinely championed as one of music’s most explosive and creative drummers in rock and roll. His exploits away from the drum kit are legendary, whether...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Members of Incubus Come Together Remotely for an At-Home Performance of ‘Our Love’
April 21, 2020
Watch the Members of Incubus Come Together Remotely for an At-Home Performance of ‘Our Love’

Last Friday, Los Angeles-based alt/rockers Incubus released Trust Fall: Side B, a five-song EP featuring the single “Our Love.” Originally released a few months back as a trippy music video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Micky Dolenz of the Monkees
April 20, 2020
A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Micky Dolenz of the Monkees

For Micky Dolenz, most of his life is spent out on the road, touring in celebration of his music with The Monkees or as a solo artist. But with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie in the 1990s: Producer Mark Plati Lifts Lid on New Archival Releases
April 14, 2020
David Bowie in the 1990s: Producer Mark Plati Lifts Lid on New Archival Releases

“David Bowie’s work in the 1990s has sadly been overlooked and underrated,” guitarist Reeves Gabrels, who worked with David Bowie throughout the decade, told me in 2016. “We had Tin...

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 | Bill Withers on ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’, ‘Grandma’s Hands’, ‘Use Me’, & His Legacy (Archival Interview)
April 3, 2020
Bill Withers on ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’, ‘Grandma’s Hands’, ‘Use Me’, & His Legacy (Archival Interview)

This interview with Bill Withers, originally conducted years ago, first ran on Rock Cellar in 2015. In light of Withers’ passing, we’re bringing it back as a snapshot of the...

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 | 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 | Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill
January 14, 2020
Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill

Singer-songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill, equally influenced by the topical folk music of Greenwich Village and the expansive pop song cycles of Brian Wilson’s Smile period, seamlessly melded these influences with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Keyboardist Marco Benevento and His ‘Hot Dance Piano Rock’
December 13, 2019
Turn Me On: Keyboardist Marco Benevento and His ‘Hot Dance Piano Rock’

Keyboardist Marco Benevento is best known for having spent over twenty years playing music with his seventh grade buddy, drummer Joe Russo. In addition to their extensive history of playing...

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 | Turn Me On: Howlin Rain and Band Leader, Ethan Miller
October 10, 2019
Turn Me On: Howlin Rain and Band Leader, Ethan Miller

Over the course of thirteen years and five studio albums, the kaleidoscopic jam band Howlin Rain has ingeniously explored the ever-evolving relationship between avant-garde psychedelia and blues-based southern rock. Their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Harry Nilsson’s Never-Released Album ‘Losst and Founnd’ Will Finally Be Released After All on Nov. 22
September 26, 2019
Harry Nilsson’s Never-Released Album ‘Losst and Founnd’ Will Finally Be Released After All on Nov. 22

Harry Nilsson is one of those artists struck down entirely too early. When he passed away at just 52 in 1994 of a heart attack, it prematurely brought an end...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
September 13, 2019
Turn Me On: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe

Saxophonist, singer, songwriter, flutist and bandleader Karl Denson has just completed his third tour with The Rolling Stones, whose touring lineup he joined in 2015, filling the shoes left by...

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 | From the Basement to the Recording Studio: A Personal Musical Travelogue
September 6, 2019
From the Basement to the Recording Studio: A Personal Musical Travelogue

For many aspiring songwriters/musicians, the idea of going into a professional recording studio to work on their songs might seem far-fetched, cost-prohibitive and an implausible dream. Certainly, there are hurdles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The New Freddie Mercury Box Set ‘Never Boring’ Celebrates the Late Queen Singer’s Expansive Solo Career (Preview)
September 5, 2019
The New Freddie Mercury Box Set ‘Never Boring’ Celebrates the Late Queen Singer’s Expansive Solo Career (Preview)

As an entertainer, Freddie Mercury truly was “never boring.” On Oct. 11, a special box set will be released celebrating his unique place in music history and his undeniable dynamism...

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 | Red Hot Chili Peppers Bassist Flea to Release Memoir, ‘Acid for the Children,’ in November
August 14, 2019
Red Hot Chili Peppers Bassist Flea to Release Memoir, ‘Acid for the Children,’ in November

Scar Tissue, the 2004 memoir/autobiography from Red Hot Chili Peppers vocalist Anthony Kiedis, stands up as a captivating portrait of one of the foremost rock singers of the past 30...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson is ‘Feeling Much Better’ and is Eager to Get Back on the Road
July 30, 2019
Brian Wilson is ‘Feeling Much Better’ and is Eager to Get Back on the Road

Early June brought with it some concerning words from Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson, as feelings of ‘mental insecurity’ inspired in part by recent health concerns prompted the cancellation of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Postpones June Tour Dates Due to Feeling ‘Mentally Insecure’ After Recent Surgeries
June 6, 2019
Brian Wilson Postpones June Tour Dates Due to Feeling ‘Mentally Insecure’ After Recent Surgeries

On Thursday, Brian Wilson announced that some ongoing medical concerns linked to recent surgeries on his back have forced the Beach Boys legend to postpone his scheduled June tour. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: An Easygoing Encounter with Ronnie James Dio
May 6, 2019
Behind the Curtain: An Easygoing Encounter with Ronnie James Dio

In his latest Behind the Curtain column, Steve Rosen recalls making a return visit to chat with Ritchie Blackmore — and his new vocalist, a very pleasant and chatty man...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus Detail ’20 Years of Make Yourself and Beyond’ Anniversary Tour, Honoring Breakthrough 1999 Album
May 6, 2019
Incubus Detail ’20 Years of Make Yourself and Beyond’ Anniversary Tour, Honoring Breakthrough 1999 Album

Incubus became one of the most successful alt/rock bands of the early 2000s in large part thanks to the effect of 1999’s Make Yourself — and to mark the album’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top to Release ‘Goin’ 50′ Compilation as Part of 50th Anniversary Celebration
May 3, 2019
ZZ Top to Release ‘Goin’ 50′ Compilation as Part of 50th Anniversary Celebration

Rabble-rousing Texas rockers ZZ Top are celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2019, and this week the trio announced a special 50-track compilation due out on August 17. Titled Goin’ 50,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 2)
April 10, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 2)

And now, the sequel to Part 1 of Steve Rosen’s Behind the Curtain story of his trip to Kathmandu for the Waterbone music project … Prologue: So, if you tuned...

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 | 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 | Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)
January 14, 2019
Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)

Todd Rundgren (Photo: Jean Lannen) Todd Rundgren’s long awaited autobiography The Individualist bears a title apt for a musical iconoclast who has steered his 50 year career with stubborn independence and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Question Songs
January 14, 2019
Top 11 Question Songs

“A guy gave me a job at an information booth – no questions asked.” – Jay London “Questions 67 and 68” by Chicago “Questions 67 and 68” was written by...

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 | Willie’s Reserve: Willie Nelson’s Cannabis is at the Forefront of a Growing Industry
October 11, 2018
Willie’s Reserve: Willie Nelson’s Cannabis is at the Forefront of a Growing Industry

“When we get to New York you’ll have to come visit me on the tour bus,” Willie Nelson said, when I told him how disappointed I was to be interviewing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bassist Darryl Jones on Touring Life with the Rolling Stones and Playing with Miles Davis
October 11, 2018
Bassist Darryl Jones on Touring Life with the Rolling Stones and Playing with Miles Davis

It is 10:30 on a Tuesday morning, a morning which can best be described as a “proper” English morning.  You must go to England to really experience a proper English...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Backyard Tennis Duel with Carlos Santana in Marin County, 1979
August 9, 2018
Backyard Tennis Duel with Carlos Santana in Marin County, 1979

Those of an age likely have one enduring Carlos Santana visual indelibly stamped on their eyeballs. It is an image of the guitarist standing onstage at the Woodstock Music &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Vinnie Vincent
July 12, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Vinnie Vincent

Vinnie Vincent is a superhero. Well, in a way. He is part of a great and rare fraternity called the Secret Society of Six-String Supermen or S.S.S.S.S [imagine the sound...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Daltrey on His New Solo Album, The Personal Power of ‘Tommy,’ The Who’s Originality and More (The Interview)
June 14, 2018
Roger Daltrey on His New Solo Album, The Personal Power of ‘Tommy,’ The Who’s Originality and More (The Interview)

Listening to the Who’s debut 1965 album, My Generation, and the new Roger Daltrey solo album, As Long As I Have You, with a mere 55 years in between, one can hear the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’
May 11, 2018
Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’

A cinematic quality surrounds several songs on The Last Few Beautiful Days, The Motels’ first new studio release in a decade. Its cover art displays a shuttered Troy, N.Y. movie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Tribute to Malcolm Young: Rock Icons Name Their Favorite AC/DC Anthems
January 12, 2018
A Tribute to Malcolm Young: Rock Icons Name Their Favorite AC/DC Anthems

The tragic recent passing of AC/DC founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young left hard rock fans mourning the loss of a beloved hard rock giant. A few years ago, Ken Sharp queried a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus Guitarist Mike Einziger — The Interview
April 11, 2017
Incubus Guitarist Mike Einziger — The Interview

Since forming in the Los Angeles suburb of Calabasas as high school students in 1991, the members of Incubus reached prolific heights as a band. They’ve toured the world in support...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder Announce 'United We Rock' Summer Tour
February 16, 2017
Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder Announce 'United We Rock' Summer Tour

Three heavyweights of the classic rock realm will join forces this summer for the United We Rock tour. Each night, fans will be treated to hit after hit from Styx,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greetings from Bunezuela: A Chat with Longtime Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos
December 9, 2016
Greetings from Bunezuela: A Chat with Longtime Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos

In today’s fast-paced culture addicted to instant gratification, some things take time — months, years and sometimes decades. Case in point: Greetings from Bunezuela!, the debut solo album by legendary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Tribe's 'Peace, Love and Understanding' Charity Gig Lights Up CSU Northridge
December 7, 2016
The Tribe's 'Peace, Love and Understanding' Charity Gig Lights Up CSU Northridge

On Sunday, December 4th, LA-based musical collective The Tribe returned to Cal State University, Northridge’s Plaza del Sol Performance Hall for its second annual all-star charity concert. The “Peace, Love...

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 | Top 11 Los Angeles Songs
September 8, 2016
Top 11 Los Angeles Songs

I don’t want to live in a city where the only cultural advantage is that you can make a right turn on a red light. – Woody Allen Despite its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Getting Mick Ronson to Open Up
September 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Getting Mick Ronson to Open Up

When you think of the iconic guitar players who rocked a Les Paul and Marshall to create tones that fans still talk about to this day, certain names always come...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Lynne, on Songwriting, ‘Alone in the Universe’ and ELO’s Legacy (Q&A)
August 8, 2016
Jeff Lynne, on Songwriting, ‘Alone in the Universe’ and ELO’s Legacy (Q&A)

Decades since ELO first disbanded, its legacy has gotten bigger and bigger. The band’s inventive orchestral pop/rock farmed by band mastermind Jeff Lynne and his Technicolor “everything but the kitchen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talkin' Endurance and 'Psychic Warfare' with Clutch Drummer Jean-Paul Gaster
July 20, 2016
Talkin' Endurance and 'Psychic Warfare' with Clutch Drummer Jean-Paul Gaster

I’m from Maryland. So is Clutch. Shamefully, I boarded the Clutch bandwagon WAY late, even after years of hearing their name bandied about by the heavier rock fans in my...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q & A: Susan Sarandon Talks Bernie Sanders, ‘The Meddler’ and More
June 6, 2016
Q & A: Susan Sarandon Talks Bernie Sanders, ‘The Meddler’ and More

Susan Sarandon’s debut feature was as a hippie in the landmark 1970 film Joe, starring Peter Boyle as a disgruntled blue collar worker who goes on a shooting spree against...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: AC/DC’s Angus Young and Bon Scott at Day On the Green 1978
March 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: AC/DC’s Angus Young and Bon Scott at Day On the Green 1978

In this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen details his encounters with AC/DC members Angus Young and Bon Scott at a jam-packed Day on the Green in 1978… It is...

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 | Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)
June 5, 2015
Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)

Back in 1997, there was simply no escaping Sugar Ray‘s breakout hit “Fly.” Its reggae rhythms, catchy hook and singer Mark McGrath‘s croon resulted in one of the biggest overnight...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Fistfights (and Apologies) with Yngwie Malmsteen
May 16, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Fistfights (and Apologies) with Yngwie Malmsteen

Though throwing my drink viciously in the face of Yngwie Malmsteen only required but a split second, I could see it all happening in slow motion. The gin and tonic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)
April 7, 2015
Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)

Watching Richie Furay and his talented band plow through an accomplished set at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California in late February of 2015, one walks away not only...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | March Album Reviews
March 4, 2013
March Album Reviews

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Justin Hayward Johnny Marr How to Destroy Angels Atoms for Peace Son Volt David Bowie Emmylou Harris & Rodney...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 9 Lives of Julie ‘Catwoman’ Newmar
March 4, 2013
The 9 Lives of Julie ‘Catwoman’ Newmar

In the 1960s, Julie Newmar epitomized sex appeal, femininity and wit in her portrayal as Catwoman in the popular Batman television series. As Batman’s femme fatale, Catwoman was the perfect...

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 | November/December Album Reviews
December 3, 2012
November/December Album Reviews

November/December Album Reviews Rolling Stones GRRR! In addition to all his great singing and songwriting, showmanship, and jumpin’ jack flash, Mick Jagger was always a businessman. From his student days...

Rock Cellar Magazine | "Beatles Stories" Movie:  Interview with Director Seth Swirsky
November 2, 2012
"Beatles Stories" Movie: Interview with Director Seth Swirsky

Beatles Stories, A Fab Four Fan’s Ultimate Road Trip is a Studs Terkel-like oral history told by famous musicians, recording industry technicians and fans who encountered the lads from Liverpool...

Rock Cellar Magazine | September/October Album Reviews
September 11, 2012
September/October Album Reviews

Bob Dylan Ben Folds Five No Doubt Green Day Dave Matthews Band Bob Mould Propagandhi Grizzly Bear Bob Dylan Tempest It’s 2012, and we’re still living on “Desolation Row.” Or...

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 | Wild in the Seats!
August 16, 2012
Wild in the Seats!

Movie Theaters: What is it about watching images in the dark with strangers that makes everyone do such crazy things?

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 | Time Again for the Strawberry Alarm Clock
June 19, 2012
Time Again for the Strawberry Alarm Clock

The back pages of pop music history are littered with tales of one hit wonders. You know the equation:  A band comes out of nowhere, hits the top of the...

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 | The Bangles:  Still Rock’s Sweethearts
June 19, 2012
The Bangles: Still Rock’s Sweethearts

Hailed as the undisputed queens of ’60s-inspired garage rock, The Bangles are back. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of their eponymous first EP this month, the Los Angeles-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ben Folds Don't Need No Record Label. (Interview)
May 16, 2012
Ben Folds Don't Need No Record Label. (Interview)

"I’m excited to deliver the record to everyone who wants to hear it. I’m not at all interested in talking someone into liking the music that doesn’t like it, and I’m not even really interested in their opinion."

Rock Cellar Magazine | 11 New Board Game Movie Suggestions for Hollywood
May 16, 2012
11 New Board Game Movie Suggestions for Hollywood

Farewell, Hollywood. Original, creative storylines, plots, and movie concepts have gone the way of the View-Master – replaced by flashy, style-over-substance monstrosities about CGI transforming-robot battles, cartoonish critters dancing to...

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

John Mayer Chimes of Freedom Silversun Pickups The Dandy Warhols Jack White Garbage Norah Jones Jay Farrar/Will Johnson/Anders Parker/Yim Yames John Mayer – Born and Raised In The Age of...

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 | Oscar the Grouch, Big Bird and Me (Caroll Spinney Interview)
March 19, 2012
Oscar the Grouch, Big Bird and Me (Caroll Spinney Interview)

Caroll Spinney may be the most unknown famous person in America… “It’s the Bird and Grouch who’s famous, not me,” says Spinney, the man who has spent the last 43...

Rock Cellar Magazine | February Album Reviews
February 16, 2012
February Album Reviews

  Paul McCartney – Kisses on the Bottom Kick off your shoes, pour a glass of wine or tea, light a fire. If allowed, the light, romantic mood of Kisses...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Photographer Henry Diltz:  Rock’s Living History  (Interview)
February 16, 2012
Photographer Henry Diltz: Rock’s Living History (Interview)

Photographer (and musician) 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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | George Clooney Has The Nominations.  He's Still Just Rosemary's Nephew.
January 15, 2012
George Clooney Has The Nominations. He's Still Just Rosemary's Nephew.

George Clooney’s work in 2011’s The Ides of March and The Descendants has been widely celebrated.  He is a lock to receive Oscar nods when the nominations are revealed January 24th.  In the meantime,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Director Oliver Stone On History.  And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.
January 12, 2012
Director Oliver Stone On History. And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.

photo: ©Taili Song Roth. All Rights Reserved In this candid conversation with Rock Cellar Magazine, Oliver Stone discusses On History, the new book he co-authored with Tariq Ali, the activist/intellectual who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Haskell Wexler:  Cinematographer / Activist is Candid As Ever
November 16, 2011
Haskell Wexler: Cinematographer / Activist is Candid As Ever

As one of Hollywood’s greatest cinematographers, the Chicago-born Haskell Wexler has worked on close to 150 films and been the director of photography for many of the world’s greatest directors....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roadie Henry Smith on the Early Days of Led Zeppelin and the John Lennon Tour That Might Have Been
November 3, 2011
Roadie Henry Smith on the Early Days of Led Zeppelin and the John Lennon Tour That Might Have Been

Henry ‘The Horse’ Smith admits that he sometimes gets annoyed with people asking Led Zeppelin questions. After all, the good-natured 64 year old roadie/road manager has a lot more on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Anne Does Jane
October 14, 2011
Anne Does Jane

Ann Archer Photo by Michael Devon Anne Archer, who played Michael Douglas’ wife in the 1987 hit Fatal Attraction and Harrison Ford’s wife in 1992’s Patriot Games and 1994’s Clear and Present Danger, is back...

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...