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Rock Cellar Magazine | Bon Jovi: Stream ‘American Reckoning,’ a Somber New Song Reacting to This Current Era in the U.S. and Evoking George Floyd’s Death
July 10, 2020
Bon Jovi: Stream ‘American Reckoning,’ a Somber New Song Reacting to This Current Era in the U.S. and Evoking George Floyd’s Death

“I was moved to write ‘American Reckoning’ as a witness to history,” said Jon Bon Jovi regarding “American Reckoning,” a new song premiered by Bon Jovi on Friday. “I believe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Reflects on COVID-19, George Floyd, the Eagles and New Album ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’ in Rare New York Times Interview
June 12, 2020
Bob Dylan Reflects on COVID-19, George Floyd, the Eagles and New Album ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’ in Rare New York Times Interview

Bob Dylan rarely does interviews — part of his mythical allure stems from his unique manner of conducting himself — but fresh off his 79th birthday in late May, he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Cops’ Officially Canceled By Paramount Network in Wake of George Floyd Protests, Societal Unrest
June 10, 2020
‘Cops’ Officially Canceled By Paramount Network in Wake of George Floyd Protests, Societal Unrest

Cops, the long-running television program that first premiered in 1989 and has lived on for decades, with its 32nd season airing in 2019, has been canceled in the wake of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney on Black Lives Matter: ‘I Want Justice for George Floyd’s Family, I Want Justice for All Those Who Have Died and Suffered’
June 5, 2020
Paul McCartney on Black Lives Matter: ‘I Want Justice for George Floyd’s Family, I Want Justice for All Those Who Have Died and Suffered’

On Friday, Sir Paul McCartney posted a lengthy message to his official website and social media pages regarding the police killing of George Floyd on May 25, the Black Lives...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen Hosts SiriusXM Show, Dedicates ’41 Shots (American Skin)’ to the Memory of George Floyd and Protesters Across the United States
June 4, 2020
Bruce Springsteen Hosts SiriusXM Show, Dedicates ’41 Shots (American Skin)’ to the Memory of George Floyd and Protesters Across the United States

On Wednesday, Bruce Springsteen hosted another edition of his Bruce Springsteen — From His Home to Yours series on his SiriusXM channel, E Street Radio. The entire two-hour block of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #TheShowMustBePaused: Music Industry Joins Forces for #BlackoutTuesday in Memory of George Floyd
June 2, 2020
#TheShowMustBePaused: Music Industry Joins Forces for #BlackoutTuesday in Memory of George Floyd

The past few days have seen powerful and, at times, frightening images of protest and civil unrest stemming from the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis...

Rock Cellar Magazine | George Floyd Protests, Unrest Across U.S. Spark Strong Reactions from David Crosby, James Taylor, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Sammy Hagar, Carole King, and More on Social Media
June 1, 2020
George Floyd Protests, Unrest Across U.S. Spark Strong Reactions from David Crosby, James Taylor, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Sammy Hagar, Carole King, and More on Social Media

The past few days have been wrought with unrest, peaceful protests and looting in major cities across the United States, frustration stemming from the killing  of George Floyd at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pink Floyd Shares 2018 Remix of “Dogs,” from New ‘Animals’ Reissue Coming 9/16 (Pre-Order)
July 22, 2022
Pink Floyd Shares 2018 Remix of “Dogs,” from New ‘Animals’ Reissue Coming 9/16 (Pre-Order)

On Sept. 16, Warner Music will revisit Animals, the 1977 concept album from Pink Floyd, for a big 2018 Mix reissue available in a variety of formats. Announced recently, the set was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pink Floyd Releasing ‘Animals: 2018 Mix’ Reissue 9/16, Marking First Time in 5.1 Surround Sound (Pre-Order)
June 30, 2022
Pink Floyd Releasing ‘Animals: 2018 Mix’ Reissue 9/16, Marking First Time in 5.1 Surround Sound (Pre-Order)

On Sept. 16, Warner Music will revisit Animals, the 1977 concept album from Pink Floyd, for a big 2018 Mix reissue available in a variety of formats. Among the perks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Craig Finn (of The Hold Steady) Releases 5th Solo Album ‘A Legacy of Rentals’ (Listen)
May 27, 2022
Craig Finn (of The Hold Steady) Releases 5th Solo Album ‘A Legacy of Rentals’ (Listen)

Minnesota-bred-now-based-in-NYC singer/songwriter Craig Finn has just released his 5th solo album A Legacy of Rentals on the label Positive Jams/Thirty Tigers Click here to pick up A Legacy of Rentals...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cave In Releasing ‘Heavy Pendulum’ LP 5/20; Preview with Three Crushing Songs
April 26, 2022
Cave In Releasing ‘Heavy Pendulum’ LP 5/20; Preview with Three Crushing Songs

Massachusetts-based post-hardcore/alt band Cave In will return on May 20 with its ninth studio album, Heavy Pendulum. Announced recently, the record has now been previewed with three songs, the latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello on His New Album (‘As Much of a Life Raft and an Anti-Depressant as Anything Else),’ Social Media, the Chicago Cubs and More (The Interview)
October 12, 2021
Tom Morello on His New Album (‘As Much of a Life Raft and an Anti-Depressant as Anything Else),’ Social Media, the Chicago Cubs and More (The Interview)

As the years roll by, Tom Morello rages on — and this week, the guitarist/SiriusXM radio DJ/icon known for his musically rebellious body of work with Rage Against the Machine,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don Letts Q&A: English Filmmaker/DJ/Legend on New Memoir, His Journey and Distinctive Worldview, the Clash and Beyond
May 13, 2021
Don Letts Q&A: English Filmmaker/DJ/Legend on New Memoir, His Journey and Distinctive Worldview, the Clash and Beyond

Don Letts was at the epicenter of the punk rock explosion in late-1970s London, as the manager of the King’s Road shop Acme Attraction and as a DJ at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rage Against the Machine Announces Rescheduled 2022 Reunion Tour Dates with Run the Jewels
April 8, 2021
Rage Against the Machine Announces Rescheduled 2022 Reunion Tour Dates with Run the Jewels

One of the most anticipated concert tours of 2020 was scrapped due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s back on: Rage Against the Machine has announced that its Public Service...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty Chats with ‘CBS This Morning’ About His Powerful New Song ‘Weeping in the Promised Land’
January 21, 2021
John Fogerty Chats with ‘CBS This Morning’ About His Powerful New Song ‘Weeping in the Promised Land’

“The only way we’re truly going to have a great America is to have all Americans feel like they’re included.” That’s a quote from John Fogerty, part of a conversation...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty Shares ‘Weeping in the Promised Land,’ a Topical, Gospel-Influenced New Song/Video
January 6, 2021
John Fogerty Shares ‘Weeping in the Promised Land,’ a Topical, Gospel-Influenced New Song/Video

“Weeping in the Promised Land” is a brand new song from John Fogerty — his first new song in eight years, released on the heels of his Fogerty’s Factory family...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bon Jovi Streaming Special ‘On A Night Like This’ Concert Film on Facebook 11/27
November 23, 2020
Bon Jovi Streaming Special ‘On A Night Like This’ Concert Film on Facebook 11/27

This upcoming Friday, Nov. 27, unwind after the Thanksgiving holiday — safely — by staying in and watching On a Night Like This – Bon Jovi 2020, a special new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Bon Jovi Returns with Timely New Album ‘2020,’ a Reactionary Response to a Year of Chaos (Listen/Buy)
October 2, 2020
Out Now: Bon Jovi Returns with Timely New Album ‘2020,’ a Reactionary Response to a Year of Chaos (Listen/Buy)

2020 has been a year of frustration, confusion and tumult — and it’s sparked a creative burst from Bon Jovi, which returned on Friday with a new album titled, simply...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/2: Queen + Adam Lambert, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters, Dawes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, William Shatner, Corey Taylor
September 28, 2020
New Music Out 10/2: Queen + Adam Lambert, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters, Dawes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, William Shatner, Corey Taylor

This Friday, Oct. 2 brings another batch of notable new music releases spanning genres and decades. It includes the first-ever live album from Queen + Adam Lambert, a new blues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Masked Jon Bon Jovi Wander an Empty, COVID-19 Affected NYC in Bon Jovi’s New ‘Do What You Can’ Video
August 25, 2020
Watch a Masked Jon Bon Jovi Wander an Empty, COVID-19 Affected NYC in Bon Jovi’s New ‘Do What You Can’ Video

These are trying times, to say the least, the entire country still very much wrapped up in the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions it’s placed on everything — but there’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Portland Protests: Fighting Fascism?  Or Malicious Mayhem?
July 30, 2020
The Portland Protests: Fighting Fascism? Or Malicious Mayhem?

A Note from Rock Cellar Magazine:  Rock Cellar has always been about bringing you the latest news and information that’s going on in the world (and not just the rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Bon Jovi: 2020’ with Two New Songs, Including ‘Do What You Can’ — Album Out 10/2 (Listen/Preorder)
July 23, 2020
Preview ‘Bon Jovi: 2020’ with Two New Songs, Including ‘Do What You Can’ — Album Out 10/2 (Listen/Preorder)

Bon Jovi premiered a new song this week, and “Do What You Can” is very much a snapshot of life in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. The song’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Racism
July 9, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Racism

This month’s Top 11 concerns racism — and, specifically, some of the most notable songs to tackle the complicated subject over the years.  “Hollywood folks like to believe they are...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lady A, the Country/Pop Group Previously Known as Lady Antebellum, is Suing Blues Singer Lady A Over Ownership of the Name ‘Lady A’
July 8, 2020
Lady A, the Country/Pop Group Previously Known as Lady Antebellum, is Suing Blues Singer Lady A Over Ownership of the Name ‘Lady A’

On June 11, successful country/pop group Lady Antebellum announced it would henceforth be known as Lady A, dropping most of the second part of its name regarding the ties of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Gone With the Wind’ Returns to HBO Max with Disclaimer About How 1939 Film ‘Denies the Horrors of Slavery’
June 25, 2020
‘Gone With the Wind’ Returns to HBO Max with Disclaimer About How 1939 Film ‘Denies the Horrors of Slavery’

The classic 1939 film Gone With the Wind was pulled from the HBO Max streaming service on June 10 in the wake of protests and civil unrest stemming from the May...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Sabbath Rolled Out a Black Lives Matter Shirt in its Iconic ‘Master of Reality’ Font — Inspired by Tom Morello
June 16, 2020
Black Sabbath Rolled Out a Black Lives Matter Shirt in its Iconic ‘Master of Reality’ Font — Inspired by Tom Morello

Legendary heavy metal gods Black Sabbath rolled out a new product up for pre-order on its official web store: A Black Lives Matter shirt modeled after Sabbath’s 1971 album Master...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Slide Guitar Virtuoso Dan Dubuque Pay Homage to Jimi Hendrix with ‘Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)’ from a Wide Open Field
June 15, 2020
Watch Slide Guitar Virtuoso Dan Dubuque Pay Homage to Jimi Hendrix with ‘Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)’ from a Wide Open Field

Over the past few months, a man named Dan Dubuque has been popping up in a series of YouTube videos featuring some absolutely breathtaking performances of iconic songs, performed by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Liverpool/Beatles Landmark Penny Lane ‘In Danger of Being Renamed’ Due to Possible Slavery Connection
June 15, 2020
Liverpool/Beatles Landmark Penny Lane ‘In Danger of Being Renamed’ Due to Possible Slavery Connection

Penny Lane, a street in Liverpool, England that became a landmark once The Beatles used the street as the basis of a 1967 single, has found itself the subject of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lady Antebellum’s Name Change to ‘Lady A’ is a Big Problem for Veteran Seattle Blues Singer Lady A
June 12, 2020
Lady Antebellum’s Name Change to ‘Lady A’ is a Big Problem for Veteran Seattle Blues Singer Lady A

On Thursday, hugely successful country/pop trio Lady Antebellum announced that it will be changing its name to Lady A due to the racial connotations of the word ‘Antebellum’ — but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fueled by Social Unrest and Protests, Rage Against the Machine Albums Have Re-Entered the Music Charts
June 12, 2020
Fueled by Social Unrest and Protests, Rage Against the Machine Albums Have Re-Entered the Music Charts

There hasn’t been a new album from Rage Against the Machine since 2000, but the Los Angeles band remains as relevant as ever nonetheless — and this week, the group’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Country Trio Lady Antebellum Changing Name to ‘Lady A’ Due to Slavery Connotations: ‘We Are Deeply Sorry’
June 11, 2020
Country Trio Lady Antebellum Changing Name to ‘Lady A’ Due to Slavery Connotations: ‘We Are Deeply Sorry’

Nashville-based country music trio Lady Antebellum announced on Thursday that it was officially changing its name to Lady A. The decision comes after some deep reflection regarding the ties of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taylor Swift Issues Statement Supporting Black Lives Matter: ‘Changes MUST Be Made’
June 10, 2020
Taylor Swift Issues Statement Supporting Black Lives Matter: ‘Changes MUST Be Made’

The Black Lives Matter movement and social protests over the past two weeks stemming from the May 25 killing of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | HBO Max Temporarily Pulls ‘Gone With the Wind,’ Issues Statement About Decision
June 10, 2020
HBO Max Temporarily Pulls ‘Gone With the Wind,’ Issues Statement About Decision

1939’s Gone With the Wind is one of the most successful films in history, the winner of 10 Academy Awards out of 13 total nominations. It’s widely considered among the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Machine Gun Kelly + Travis Barker Protested in Los Angeles Before Premiering a Cover of Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Killing in the Name’
June 9, 2020
Machine Gun Kelly + Travis Barker Protested in Los Angeles Before Premiering a Cover of Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Killing in the Name’

The protesting taking place in the United States (and abroad) stemming from the May 25 police killing of George Floyd has inspired feverish reactions from all sides, corners and angles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Editorial: Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and the Fallacy of Demanding That Socially-Conscious Musicians/Entertainers ‘Stick to Music’
June 8, 2020
Editorial: Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and the Fallacy of Demanding That Socially-Conscious Musicians/Entertainers ‘Stick to Music’

The ubiquity of social media over the past decade-plus has led to one inescapable truth: Everybody can express themselves no matter what, all the time. This includes musicians like guitarist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory to Play 40 Songs for Special Live Stream Gig to Celebrate Release of New Album on 6/19
June 5, 2020
New Found Glory to Play 40 Songs for Special Live Stream Gig to Celebrate Release of New Album on 6/19

Pop-punk veterans New Found Glory were supposed to be out on the road this summer supporting their new album,  Forever + Ever x Infinity, which will be released on June...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Plays ‘Love and Mercy’ and ‘God Only Knows’ from Home for ‘Colbert,’ Reminding Everyone ‘We’re All In This Together’
June 5, 2020
Brian Wilson Plays ‘Love and Mercy’ and ‘God Only Knows’ from Home for ‘Colbert,’ Reminding Everyone ‘We’re All In This Together’

“Hi, this is Brian Wilson, everyone, I just want you guys to know that we’re all in this together.” That message of unity is how the Beach Boys legend introduces...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young Shares 2019 Performance Video of ‘Southern Man,’ Says ‘It’s Time for Real Change, New Laws, New Rules for Policing’
June 4, 2020
Neil Young Shares 2019 Performance Video of ‘Southern Man,’ Says ‘It’s Time for Real Change, New Laws, New Rules for Policing’

Among his many timeless songs that represent the cultural experience of when they were written, “Southern Man” remains one of the most relevant Neil Young has created, a legacy to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Avenged Sevenfold Singer M. Shadows Pens Reflective Essay Urging Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement
June 3, 2020
Avenged Sevenfold Singer M. Shadows Pens Reflective Essay Urging Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement

With so much of the country caught up in protests, curfews and controversy surrounding the May 25 police killing of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter movement has been on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Covers Bright Eyes’ ‘First Day Of My Life’; Live-Streaming a Performance on 6/4 Benefiting The Bail Project
June 3, 2020
Phoebe Bridgers Covers Bright Eyes’ ‘First Day Of My Life’; Live-Streaming a Performance on 6/4 Benefiting The Bail Project

Phoebe Bridgers and Bright Eyes are about as intertwined as two different indie/rock acts could be right now. In addition to being an avowed fan of the band fronted by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | After Controversial Comments Lauding Trump’s Speech as ‘Strong and Direct,’ Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Clarifies: ‘I Don’t Support Fascism’
June 3, 2020
After Controversial Comments Lauding Trump’s Speech as ‘Strong and Direct,’ Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Clarifies: ‘I Don’t Support Fascism’

Krist Novoselic, bassist of Nirvana known for his political leanings (an outspoken advocate of political reform, he briefly ran for office as a county clerk in Wahkiakum County in Washington...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 10-Year-Old Rock and Roll Prodigy Nandi Bushell Covers Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Guerrilla Radio’ to Support #BlackLivesMatter
June 1, 2020
10-Year-Old Rock and Roll Prodigy Nandi Bushell Covers Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Guerrilla Radio’ to Support #BlackLivesMatter

Nandi Bushell is a 10-year-old “British and Zulu drummer girl” who knows her way around a handful of instruments — and recently, the musical prodigy showed her stuff with an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs For A Better World
June 1, 2020
Top 11 Songs For A Better World

This Top 11 Songs for a Better World piece original ran in 2013, but given the protests in the United States regarding the death of George Floyd and the #BlackLivesMatter...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the ‘Game of Thrones’ Song “Jenny of Oldstones” as a Heavy Metal Anthem from The Dark Side of the Moon
August 16, 2021
Hear the ‘Game of Thrones’ Song “Jenny of Oldstones” as a Heavy Metal Anthem from The Dark Side of the Moon

The Dark Side of the Moon is a new musical project (not a Pink Floyd tribute act, FYI) aiming to transform “musical themes from cinematography, TV shows and video games...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Phoebe Bridgers & a Player Piano Perform ‘Savior Complex’ to Two Dogs in a Dusty Christmas Room
December 3, 2020
Watch Phoebe Bridgers & a Player Piano Perform ‘Savior Complex’ to Two Dogs in a Dusty Christmas Room

Phoebe Bridgers is riding high these days. The singer/songwriter received four GRAMMY nominations last week (Best New Artist, Best Alternative Music Album, Best Rock Performance, and Best Rock Song), the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Waller-Bridge (‘Fleabag’) Directed Phoebe Bridgers’ New ‘Savior Complex’ Video Starring Paul Mescal & an Adorable Dog Named Charlotte
December 1, 2020
Phoebe Waller-Bridge (‘Fleabag’) Directed Phoebe Bridgers’ New ‘Savior Complex’ Video Starring Paul Mescal & an Adorable Dog Named Charlotte

Well, it finally happened: Singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers teamed up with actor/writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge (0f the Netflix series Fleabag, among other roles) on a new project: A music video for “Savior...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Covers Merle Haggard’s ‘If We Make It Through December,’ Benefiting LA’s Downtown Women’s Center
November 23, 2020
Phoebe Bridgers Covers Merle Haggard’s ‘If We Make It Through December,’ Benefiting LA’s Downtown Women’s Center

“If We Make It Through December” was a song originally released by Merle Haggard and the Strangers in October 1973, as the lead single from Merle Haggard’s Christmas Present —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Phoebe Bridgers (and Rob Moose) Re-Imagine Four Songs from ‘Punisher’ as ‘Copycat Killer’ EP (Listen)
November 20, 2020
Out Now: Phoebe Bridgers (and Rob Moose) Re-Imagine Four Songs from ‘Punisher’ as ‘Copycat Killer’ EP (Listen)

Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers, who has raised her profile exponentially in 2020 (despite everything else going on) with her most recent studio album, Punisher — one of the year’s strongest records and...

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 | Phoebe Bridgers Releasing Re-Recorded ‘Punisher’ Songs as ‘Copycat Killer’ EP 11/20, Shares ‘Kyoto’
November 10, 2020
Phoebe Bridgers Releasing Re-Recorded ‘Punisher’ Songs as ‘Copycat Killer’ EP 11/20, Shares ‘Kyoto’

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers will revisit her 2020 album Punisher — one of the year’s strongest albums and a masterful, haunting statement from the artist – on Nov. 20 with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways,’ the Anticipated New Album from Bob Dylan (Listen)
June 19, 2020
Out Now: ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways,’ the Anticipated New Album from Bob Dylan (Listen)

When Bob Dylan announced his new album, Rough and Rowdy Ways, it caught many by surprise. After all, the living legend hadn’t released an album of original material since 2012’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Releases Anticipated New Album ‘Punisher,’ a Stunning Sophomore Record (Listen)
June 18, 2020
Phoebe Bridgers Releases Anticipated New Album ‘Punisher,’ a Stunning Sophomore Record (Listen)

Singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers has earned a strong following since releasing her debut solo album, Stranger in the Alps, in 2017. Today, June 18, Bridgers released its follow-up, Punisher, and her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 78th Birthday
June 18, 2020
A Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 78th Birthday

This piece originally ran for a previous birthday celebration on behalf of Sir Paul McCartney, so here it is again for his 78th … Back in 1967, the Beatles wondered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Songs for the Chaos of Life: Phoebe Bridgers Seeks Calm in Uncertainty on New Album ‘Punisher’ (Listen/Review)
June 18, 2020
Songs for the Chaos of Life: Phoebe Bridgers Seeks Calm in Uncertainty on New Album ‘Punisher’ (Listen/Review)

On “Chinese Satellite,” a song on her second full-length album, Punisher, Phoebe Bridgers asks a question that doubles as self-critique: I’ve been running around in circles Pretending to be myself...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Telephone Songs
November 14, 2019
Top 11 Telephone Songs

This month, enjoy a curated list of some of the most noteworthy “telephone songs” ever recorded — that is, songs all about the phone and our communal relationship with it!...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Director Andrew Slater on Bringing the Laurel Canyon Scene to the Big Screen
May 20, 2019
Q&A: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Director Andrew Slater on Bringing the Laurel Canyon Scene to the Big Screen

The “Canyon” referred to in the title of Andrew Slater’s Echo in the Canyon is Laurel Canyon. The co-writer/director’s 82-minute nonfiction film explores the music scene that emerged out of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories
February 12, 2019
Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Anti-Labor Day Anti-Work Songs
August 31, 2018
Top 11 Anti-Labor Day Anti-Work Songs

Note: This piece originally ran in time for Labor Day 2012. Since 1894, when Madonna was just a toddler, the U.S. has celebrated Labor Day – …a yearly national tribute...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alan Parsons on 35+ Years of ‘Eye in the Sky,’ Proper Speaker System Setup and His New Album (Q&A)
August 9, 2018
Alan Parsons on 35+ Years of ‘Eye in the Sky,’ Proper Speaker System Setup and His New Album (Q&A)

Alan Parsons made his initial mark in the music world by engineering or producing successful late 1960s and ‘70s releases by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney & Wings, Al...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Booze
July 5, 2017
Top 11 Songs About Booze

“I drink too much. The last time I gave a urine sample it had an olive in it.” – Rodney Dangerfield “The No No Song” by Ringo Starr Singer-songwriter Hoyt...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fictional Bands & Musicians NOT Named Spinal Tap
July 20, 2011
Fictional Bands & Musicians NOT Named Spinal Tap

Ever since Spinal Tap skewered classic rock bands with their excess, egos and miniature Stonehenge stage props back in 1984, many other fictional musicians and bands have popped up in...