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Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Play ‘Letter To You’ Songs ‘Ghosts’ & ‘I’ll See You In My Dreams’ on ‘SNL’
December 14, 2020
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Play ‘Letter To You’ Songs ‘Ghosts’ & ‘I’ll See You In My Dreams’ on ‘SNL’

Bruce Springsteen & the Street Band took the stage at Saturday Night Live this past weekend for a pair of performances, the first public live performances of songs from Springsteen’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band: Stream the Soaring ‘Ghosts,’ from New Album ‘Letter To You’ Out 10/23
September 24, 2020
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band: Stream the Soaring ‘Ghosts,’ from New Album ‘Letter To You’ Out 10/23

It’s been a busy week for Bruce Springsteen. Not only did “The Boss” celebrate his 71st birthday on Wednesday (click here for our tribute to the man), but he shared...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Punk/Rock Band Story of the Year Playing First Three Albums in Full in New ‘Ghost Signal’ Live Stream Series
September 23, 2020
Punk/Rock Band Story of the Year Playing First Three Albums in Full in New ‘Ghost Signal’ Live Stream Series

Story of the Year, the St. Louis-based rock/punk/emo band that burst onto the scene in 2003 with its debut album, Page Avenue (and its smash-hit single, “Until the Day I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win Tickets to See Grammy-Winning Rock/Metal Band Ghost on its Fall Tour
July 23, 2019
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win Tickets to See Grammy-Winning Rock/Metal Band Ghost on its Fall Tour

Swedish hard rock/metal band Ghost is preparing to head out on a big North American tour this fall, and the band’s profile couldn’t be bigger. Ghost hit it big in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ghost Shares Video for ‘Impera’ Standout “Spillways,” an Epic Glam/Pop Thrill Ride (On Tour Soon)
July 27, 2022
Ghost Shares Video for ‘Impera’ Standout “Spillways,” an Epic Glam/Pop Thrill Ride (On Tour Soon)

It can be a challenge to fully pin down Ghost, thanks to the Swedish hard-rock/metal/glam/pop group’s affinity for adventures into all corners of the musical sphere. The band, essentially a musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Buzzworthy Metal Band Spiritbox Mixes a Bit of ’90s Alt/Rock into its Approach with New Single “Rotoscope”
June 23, 2022
Buzzworthy Metal Band Spiritbox Mixes a Bit of ’90s Alt/Rock into its Approach with New Single “Rotoscope”

The past year-plus brought big moves from Spiritbox, a genre-bending metal band featuring powerhouse vocalist Courtney LaPlante. Their debut album Eternal Blue put them on the map in the hard...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ghost Announces North American Tour with Mastodon and Spiritbox; ‘Impera’ LP Out Now
May 17, 2022
Ghost Announces North American Tour with Mastodon and Spiritbox; ‘Impera’ LP Out Now

On March 11, Swedish hard-rock/metal/glam/pop group Ghost unleashed Impera, the latest chapter in the group’s endlessly compelling arc. The genre-defying record, which dabbles in glam as much it does gloom, continues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Ghost Returns with ‘Impera’: A Captivating, Victorian-Era Glam/Metal Musical Adventure
March 15, 2022
Out Now: Ghost Returns with ‘Impera’: A Captivating, Victorian-Era Glam/Metal Musical Adventure

There simply isn’t a band out there doing what Ghost is doing. The Swedish hard-rock/metal/glam/pop group returned with a new album, Impera, on March 11, and the abundant slashes in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ghost Previews ‘Impera’ with Wild New Track, “Twenties”; New Album Due 3/11
March 2, 2022
Ghost Previews ‘Impera’ with Wild New Track, “Twenties”; New Album Due 3/11

Two-time Grammy-nominated Swedish hard rock/metal band Ghost will release a new studio album titled Impera on March 11. On Wednesday, the mysterious and compelling group shared a song called “Twenties” as a preview:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Famed Filmmaker/Director Ivan Reitman (‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘Meatballs,’ More): 1946-2022
February 14, 2022
Rest in Peace, Famed Filmmaker/Director Ivan Reitman (‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘Meatballs,’ More): 1946-2022

Famed producer/director Ivan Reitman passed away in his sleep on Feb. 12 at the age of 75, it was reported by the Associated Press on Sunday. Reitman was at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Lifeson’s New Band Envy of None to Give One Lucky Fan a Signature Les Paul Guitar with Debut Album
February 9, 2022
Alex Lifeson’s New Band Envy of None to Give One Lucky Fan a Signature Les Paul Guitar with Debut Album

In January, famed Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson unveiled his new project, Envy of None. The band will release its self-titled debut album on April 8, and this week the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ghost Returns with Twisted, Dark New Song/Video “Call Me Little Sunshine,” ‘Impera’ Album Out 3/11
January 20, 2022
Ghost Returns with Twisted, Dark New Song/Video “Call Me Little Sunshine,” ‘Impera’ Album Out 3/11

Two-time Grammy-nominated Swedish hard rock/metal band Ghost dropped some big news on Thursday, and — no surprise, given the group’s overall vibe over the years — it’s heavy both with its guitars...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ghost Debuts “Hunter’s Moon” Video, Heavy on the Michael Myers Themes (from ‘Halloween Kills’)
September 30, 2021
Ghost Debuts “Hunter’s Moon” Video, Heavy on the Michael Myers Themes (from ‘Halloween Kills’)

Swedish hard rock/metal band Ghost returned this week with “Hunter’s Moon,” its first new music in two years and a selection from the soundtrack to the upcoming Halloween Kills movie,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood & the Ronnie Wood Band Share More Songs from ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’
August 9, 2021
Ronnie Wood & the Ronnie Wood Band Share More Songs from ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’

On Sept. 17, a live album will be released capturing the magic from a night at London’s Royal Albert Hall in 2013 when the Rolling Stones‘ Ronnie Wood and the Ronnie Wood...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood & the Ronnie Wood Band: ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ Out 9/3 (Pre-Order)
June 9, 2021
Ronnie Wood & the Ronnie Wood Band: ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ Out 9/3 (Pre-Order)

On Sept. 3, a live album will be released capturing the magic from a night at London’s Royal Albert Hall in 2013 when the Rolling Stones‘ Ronnie Wood and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Listen to ‘Letter to You,’ the Warm + Comforting New Album from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
October 23, 2020
Out Now: Listen to ‘Letter to You,’ the Warm + Comforting New Album from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

When Bruce Springsteen first announced Letter To You, his brand new album available today, the news was met with understandable excitement. After all, it’s his first album with his E...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘Ghosts of West Virginia,’ the New Steve Earle & the Dukes Album Inspired by the Upper Big Branch Mining Disaster of 2010
May 26, 2020
Out Now: Stream ‘Ghosts of West Virginia,’ the New Steve Earle & the Dukes Album Inspired by the Upper Big Branch Mining Disaster of 2010

Ghosts of West Virginia, the new album from Steve Earle & the Dukes, is a record steeped in tragedy. The record was released on May 22, and was inspired by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Check Out Some Studio Footage of the Rolling Stones Recording Their New Song ‘Living in a Ghost Town’
April 24, 2020
Check Out Some Studio Footage of the Rolling Stones Recording Their New Song ‘Living in a Ghost Town’

On Thursday, the Rolling Stones surprised the world with the unexpected premiere of a new song, the funky “Living in a Ghost Town”: One of the elements of the song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Rolling Stones’ Funky New Song ‘Living in a Ghost Town,’ Their First Original Song Since 2012
April 23, 2020
Hear the Rolling Stones’ Funky New Song ‘Living in a Ghost Town,’ Their First Original Song Since 2012

On Thursday, the Rolling Stones returned with a new song, and “Living In a Ghost Town” finds Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood feeling a little funky....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Steve Earle & the Dukes: Stream ‘John Henry Was a Steel-Drivin’ Man,’ from New LP ‘Ghosts of West Virginia’
March 30, 2020
New from Steve Earle & the Dukes: Stream ‘John Henry Was a Steel-Drivin’ Man,’ from New LP ‘Ghosts of West Virginia’

Steve Earle & the Dukes will release a new album, Ghosts of West Virginia, on May 22. Announced last month, the LP will be Earle’s 20th full-length album, and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Steve Earle & the Dukes: Stream ‘Devil Put the Coal in the Ground,’ from New Album ‘Ghosts of West Virginia’
February 27, 2020
New from Steve Earle & the Dukes: Stream ‘Devil Put the Coal in the Ground,’ from New Album ‘Ghosts of West Virginia’

On May 22, “outlaw country” icon Steve Earle & the Dukes will release a new album, Ghosts of West Virginia. Announced on Thursday, the LP will be Earle’s 20th full-length...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rage Against the Machine Launches First Tour in 11 Years; Front Man Zack de la Rocha Injures Leg, Plays Through It
July 12, 2022
Rage Against the Machine Launches First Tour in 11 Years; Front Man Zack de la Rocha Injures Leg, Plays Through It

This past Saturday, July 9, Rage Against the Machine finally began its anticipated reunion tour, which was delayed multiple times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Taking the stage at Alpine...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pixies: New Album ‘Doggerel’ Out 9/30; Stream “There’s a Moon On”
June 8, 2022
Pixies: New Album ‘Doggerel’ Out 9/30; Stream “There’s a Moon On”

On Sept. 30, long-running and prolific indie/rock band Pixies will return with Doggerel, the group’s eighth full-length album to date and the follow-up to 2019’s Beneath the Eyrie. Announced on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap/Photos: 1980s Fans Brave the Heat for Cruel World Festival in Pasadena to See Blondie, Devo, Morrissey, Bauhaus and Many More
May 16, 2022
Recap/Photos: 1980s Fans Brave the Heat for Cruel World Festival in Pasadena to See Blondie, Devo, Morrissey, Bauhaus and Many More

Debbie Harry of Blondie was absolutely thrilled to be onstage during this past Saturday, May 14’s sold-out Cruel World Festival in Southern California. “You have no idea how good it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taking Back Sunday: ‘Tell All Your Friends’ 20th Anniversary Edition 5/27, Ahead of Third Eye Blind Tour
March 24, 2022
Taking Back Sunday: ‘Tell All Your Friends’ 20th Anniversary Edition 5/27, Ahead of Third Eye Blind Tour

Among the albums most exemplary of the “emo” scene of the early-to-mid 2000s was 2002’s Tell All Your Friends, the debut record from Taking Back Sunday. On May 27, that seminal...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aftershock Festival 2022: Slipknot/KISS/My Chemical Romance/Foo Fighters Top Loaded Lineup
February 23, 2022
Aftershock Festival 2022: Slipknot/KISS/My Chemical Romance/Foo Fighters Top Loaded Lineup

The Aftershock Festival has maintained a reputation as one of the premier hard-rock concert festivals around, and the 2022 fest is primed to be one of the biggest yet. As...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nine Inch Nails Announce Short U.S. Tour for 2022 Around Festival Dates at Shaky Knees & Primavera Sound
February 7, 2022
Nine Inch Nails Announce Short U.S. Tour for 2022 Around Festival Dates at Shaky Knees & Primavera Sound

Coming up this spring and fall, Nine Inch Nails will play a handful of U.S. tour dates, the Trent Reznor-led band announced on Monday. Support for the shows will be...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Toto Sets Feb/March 2022 Headline Tour Dates Before Linking Up with Journey
November 29, 2021
Toto Sets Feb/March 2022 Headline Tour Dates Before Linking Up with Journey

Early next year will see iconic rockers Toto quite busy, as the band will return to the road in style for a big run with Journey. Separate from that classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Two Nights of Cathartic Campfire Singalongs with Phoebe Bridgers and Friends at the Greek Theatre in LA
October 25, 2021
Recap: Two Nights of Cathartic Campfire Singalongs with Phoebe Bridgers and Friends at the Greek Theatre in LA

“Some of my songs are about having depression. Some of my songs are about having depression on tour. And most of my songs are about having depression in Los Angeles.”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Santana’s ‘Blessings and Miracles,’ a Star-Heavy Sequel of Sorts to 1999’s ‘Supernatural’
October 14, 2021
Out Now: Santana’s ‘Blessings and Miracles,’ a Star-Heavy Sequel of Sorts to 1999’s ‘Supernatural’

Out now is Blessings and Miracles, the awaited new album from legendary guitarist Carlos Santana — another star-studded album featuring a number of collaborators, similar to the massive global success that was 1999’s Supernatural....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Santana: Stream “Joy” with Chris Stapleton; New Album ‘Blessings and Miracles’ Out 10/15
October 11, 2021
New Santana: Stream “Joy” with Chris Stapleton; New Album ‘Blessings and Miracles’ Out 10/15

This coming Friday, Oct. 15 marks the release date of Blessings and Miracles, the awaited new album from legendary guitarist Carlos Santana — another star-studded album featuring a number of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tears for Fears Shares New Video for “The Tipping Point,” First Album Since 2004 Years Coming in February
October 11, 2021
Tears for Fears Shares New Video for “The Tipping Point,” First Album Since 2004 Years Coming in February

On Feb. 25, Tears for Fears will release The Tipping Point, the first new album from Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith since 2004. That’s a long time coming, for sure,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Video for “Move,” from Santana ft. Rob Thomas and American Authors (New Album Out 10/15)
October 7, 2021
Watch a New Video for “Move,” from Santana ft. Rob Thomas and American Authors (New Album Out 10/15)

Back in August, Carlos Santana shared a new single, “Move,” another collaboration with Matchbox Twenty vocalist Rob Thomas. You may recall the two linked up back in 1999 for “Smooth,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Mick Jagger Dance Up a Storm at the Rolling Stones’ ‘No Filter’ Tour Opener in St. Louis
September 27, 2021
Watch Mick Jagger Dance Up a Storm at the Rolling Stones’ ‘No Filter’ Tour Opener in St. Louis

The Rolling Stones launched the new dates of their No Filter tour this past Sunday night in St. Louis. Hearts heavy as the English rock band soldiered on without drummer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Santana and Steve Winwood Cover Procol Harum’s “Whiter Shade of Pale,” ‘Blessings & Miracles’ LP Out 10/15
September 21, 2021
Hear Santana and Steve Winwood Cover Procol Harum’s “Whiter Shade of Pale,” ‘Blessings & Miracles’ LP Out 10/15

Another preview of Blessings and Miracles, the anticipated new studio album from Carlos Santana, is here — and it finds the legendary guitarist teaming up with a fellow music icon,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: With ‘Horizons/East,’ Thrice Pulls the Floor Out in Search of Answers, Finds Beauty in the Chaos (Listen)
September 17, 2021
Out Now: With ‘Horizons/East,’ Thrice Pulls the Floor Out in Search of Answers, Finds Beauty in the Chaos (Listen)

Horizons/East is not the album some Thrice fans will be hoping to hear. That this sentence could be written about a number of previous releases from the Orange County, Calif.-based...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 to Play the Stanley Hotel (from ‘The Shining’) for a Halloween Live Stream Gig
August 24, 2021
311 to Play the Stanley Hotel (from ‘The Shining’) for a Halloween Live Stream Gig

Long-running alt/reggae rockers 311 recently began a summer tour with special guests Iration and Iya Terra, the band’s first gigs in front of a live audience since before the pandemic...

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 | Hear Two New Santana Songs, Including the Feel-Good “Move” — ft. Rob Thomas, a Sequel to “Smooth”
August 18, 2021
Hear Two New Santana Songs, Including the Feel-Good “Move” — ft. Rob Thomas, a Sequel to “Smooth”

If it worked once, why not try again? That’s part of the mindset behind “Move,” a new single from Santana featuring Rob Thomas that brings the two together in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Every Time I Die: New Album ‘Radical’ Out 10/22, Supporting Underoath on U.S. Tour This Fall
August 17, 2021
Every Time I Die: New Album ‘Radical’ Out 10/22, Supporting Underoath on U.S. Tour This Fall

Buffalo, New York-based metal/hardcore veterans Every Time I Die have big plans for the end of 2021 — namely, a new record, Radical, set for release on Oct. 22 via...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Lifeson of Rush Debuts New Epiphone Les Paul Standard Axcess Guitar and Two Brand New Songs
June 15, 2021
Alex Lifeson of Rush Debuts New Epiphone Les Paul Standard Axcess Guitar and Two Brand New Songs

The Alex Lifeson Epiphone Les Paul Standard Axcess electric guitar is a new collaboration between the famed Rush guitarist and the guitar company, as officially unveiled on Tuesday. The special...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Toto: ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’ Live Album Out 6/25; Watch “Till the End” Performance Clip (Pre-Order)
April 15, 2021
Toto: ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’ Live Album Out 6/25; Watch “Till the End” Performance Clip (Pre-Order)

On June 25, Toto will release With a Little Help from My Friends, a new live album culled from the legendary group‘s November 2020 live stream performance. The live show...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen ‘Letter To You’ (Song-By-Song Breakdown)
February 16, 2021
Bruce Springsteen ‘Letter To You’ (Song-By-Song Breakdown)

The cycle of songs that form Letter To You, the new album from Bruce Springsteen, reveals a lot about his frame of mind. We’ve seen a flurry of activity from “The...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Leave it to Danny Elfman to Release the Most Disturbing Anthem of Halloween 2020: The Unnerving ‘Happy’
October 29, 2020
Leave it to Danny Elfman to Release the Most Disturbing Anthem of Halloween 2020: The Unnerving ‘Happy’

Talk about picking a perfect time to release some disturbing music. 2020 has been a slog for all of us, to say the very least, and the year’s parade of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen: Hear the Boss Interview Dave Grohl + Eddie Vedder for Apple Music Ahead of ‘Letter to You’ Album Out 10/23
October 21, 2020
Bruce Springsteen: Hear the Boss Interview Dave Grohl + Eddie Vedder for Apple Music Ahead of ‘Letter to You’ Album Out 10/23

This Friday, Oct. 23, Bruce Springsteen will release Letter to You, an anticipated new solo album that marks his first recorded output with the E Street Band since 2014’s High...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Tower of Power Bassist Rocco Prestia: 1951-2020
September 30, 2020
Rest in Peace, Tower of Power Bassist Rocco Prestia: 1951-2020

Rocco Prestia, renowned bassist known for his work with the Bay Area funk band Tower of Power, has passed away at the age of 69. The official Tower of Power...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pixies Share New Music Video for ‘Hear Me Out,’ a Fellini-Inspired Western Filmed in New Mexico
September 24, 2020
Pixies Share New Music Video for ‘Hear Me Out,’ a Fellini-Inspired Western Filmed in New Mexico

Pixies shared a new music video on Thursday for a song titled “Hear Me Out.” The clip, co-produced and starring Pixies bassist Paz Lenchantin, the video was filmed in Taos,...

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 | Bruce Springsteen + the E Street Announce New Rock Album ‘Letter to You,’ Share Title Track (LP Out 10/23)
September 10, 2020
Bruce Springsteen + the E Street Announce New Rock Album ‘Letter to You,’ Share Title Track (LP Out 10/23)

After a six-year break between recorded albums together, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will return with a new record, Letter To You, on Oct. 23. The news was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: A Rookie Journalist Interviewing Paul McCartney Backstage at the Birmingham Odeon in 1973
August 10, 2020
Behind the Curtain: A Rookie Journalist Interviewing Paul McCartney Backstage at the Birmingham Odeon in 1973

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock journalist Steve Rosen recalls his terrifying — and life-changing — experience interviewing Paul McCartney in 1973.  So, it’s July 1973 and I’ve...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac ‘1969-1974’ Box Set Announced, Second ‘1973-1974’ Vinyl Box Set Also on the Way
July 23, 2020
Fleetwood Mac ‘1969-1974’ Box Set Announced, Second ‘1973-1974’ Vinyl Box Set Also on the Way

The early era of Fleetwood Mac was prolific — years before Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham joined the mix, the group‘s blues/rock pedigree established by Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green, John...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daniel Gallagher Discusses Rory Gallagher’s ‘Blues’ – the Best and Rarest Blues Compilation Album from the Late Irish Guitar Icon
July 23, 2020
Daniel Gallagher Discusses Rory Gallagher’s ‘Blues’ – the Best and Rarest Blues Compilation Album from the Late Irish Guitar Icon

Legendary Irish guitarist, the late Rory Gallagher, is the subject of Blues, a deluxe 3-CD set exploring his immersion in that time honored musical idiom. The compilation was released in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mick Jagger Says New Rolling Stones Material ‘Sounds Pretty Good to Me’ — But Don’t Expect it Soon
July 23, 2020
Mick Jagger Says New Rolling Stones Material ‘Sounds Pretty Good to Me’ — But Don’t Expect it Soon

It’s been a busy few weeks for the Rolling Stones. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic ruining the band’s touring plans, which forced the postponement of the band’s No Filter tour dates,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 7/18: Badflower Hosting ‘S.H.I.T Fest’ Streaming Virtual ‘Live’ Music Festival with Dead Sara, Bones UK and Dead Poet Society for Charity
July 9, 2020
7/18: Badflower Hosting ‘S.H.I.T Fest’ Streaming Virtual ‘Live’ Music Festival with Dead Sara, Bones UK and Dead Poet Society for Charity

Los Angeles-based alt/rock band Badflower emerged in 2019 with OK, I’m Sick, its compelling debut record — and would have spent Summer 2020 on the road opening for 311 and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Tease Premiere of a Music Video for Unreleased Song ‘Criss Cross,’ Coming 7/9
July 8, 2020
Rolling Stones Tease Premiere of a Music Video for Unreleased Song ‘Criss Cross,’ Coming 7/9

It looks as if The Rolling Stones will be premiering a new music video on Thursday, July 9, for a song called “Criss Cross.” The band shared a short teaser...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Come All Ye Faithful,’ from the New Psychedelic Furs Album ‘Made of Rain’ Due Out 7/31
June 24, 2020
Stream ‘Come All Ye Faithful,’ from the New Psychedelic Furs Album ‘Made of Rain’ Due Out 7/31

On July 31, The Psychedelic Furs will add to their heralded career with the anticipated Made of Rain, the band’s first album since 1991. https://www.instagram.com/p/CAuCM2iHDzi/ The album, which was delayed...

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 | Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Reach Weave Passionate Tales of Life, Love and Self-Reflection with Powerful New Album ‘Reunions’ (Listen)
May 15, 2020
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Reach Weave Passionate Tales of Life, Love and Self-Reflection with Powerful New Album ‘Reunions’ (Listen)

Jason Isbell recorded his entire new album with the 400 Unit, Reunions, without a capo. No, seriously, he promises he didn’t use one. Here’s my dark secret I’ve been waiting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jason Isbell + Amanda Shires Hosting Special Livestream Event with Release of ‘Reunions’ LP This Friday 5/15
May 12, 2020
Jason Isbell + Amanda Shires Hosting Special Livestream Event with Release of ‘Reunions’ LP This Friday 5/15

This Friday, May 15, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit will release a new record, Reunions. The anticipated album comes during anxious times, of course, due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next Up in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Havana Moon 2016, Going Live Sunday 5/10 (Preview)
May 8, 2020
Next Up in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Havana Moon 2016, Going Live Sunday 5/10 (Preview)

This Sunday, May 10 at 3 p.m. EDT/12 p.m. PDT, the Rolling Stones will continue Extra Licks!, their new weekly series of archival/rare performance videos from the iconic rockers. Up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the First Installment of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks’ Six-Part Series of Rare Performances
May 3, 2020
Watch the First Installment of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks’ Six-Part Series of Rare Performances

Update: Watch the first upload in the Rolling Stones Extra Licks YouTube series, as premiered Sunday, May 3:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlD2CpQ__as The Rolling Stones continue to pump out crowd-pleasing content during the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from the Psychedelic Furs: Stream ‘No-One,’ from Anticipated New LP Out 7/31
April 21, 2020
New from the Psychedelic Furs: Stream ‘No-One,’ from Anticipated New LP Out 7/31

The Psychedelic Furs may have had to postpone the release of their highly anticipated new album Made of Rain to July 31 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but that hasn’t...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Psychedelic Furs Album ‘Made of Rain’ (First Since 1991) Delayed to July 31 Because of Coronavirus
April 6, 2020
New Psychedelic Furs Album ‘Made of Rain’ (First Since 1991) Delayed to July 31 Because of Coronavirus

The uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic has made many musical acts delay the release of upcoming albums — and the latest to make such a decision is the Psychedelic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to ‘Sigma Oasis,’ the New Album from Phish Released Today
April 2, 2020
Listen to ‘Sigma Oasis,’ the New Album from Phish Released Today

Jam-band heroes Phish have released a new studio album, Sigma Oasis, after hosting a worldwide listening party on social media Wednesday night. Per a press release, the album’s songs were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit: Stream ‘What’ve I Done to Help’
March 6, 2020
New from Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit: Stream ‘What’ve I Done to Help’

On May 15, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit will release a new record titled Reunions. It’ll be the sixth album from the ensemble and first since 2017’s The Nashville Sound....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the Psychedelic Furs’ First New Album Since 1991 with ‘Don’t Believe’; ‘Made of Rain’ LP Out 5/1
January 31, 2020
Preview the Psychedelic Furs’ First New Album Since 1991 with ‘Don’t Believe’; ‘Made of Rain’ LP Out 5/1

29 years is a long time between records. Just ask the Psychedelic Furs, the esteemed British new-wave band whose most recent album to date is 1991’s World Outside. On May...

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 | John Frusciante, Circa 2004: A Previously Unpublished and Detailed Interview with the Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist
December 20, 2019
John Frusciante, Circa 2004: A Previously Unpublished and Detailed Interview with the Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist

December 2019 brought with it exciting news for fans of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, as longtime guitarist John Frusciante rejoined the mix, resuming the duties that Josh Klinghoffer served...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Andy Summers of the Police
October 10, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Andy Summers of the Police

When Andy Summers plays guitar, you imagine his fingers dancing on the fretboard in some mad choreography of echoes, reverbs, jazzy little ghost notes and hypnotic arpeggiated chords. Spinning, jumping...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Police: ‘Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings’ 6-CD Set, Special Vinyl Reissues Coming in November
September 26, 2019
The Police: ‘Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings’ 6-CD Set, Special Vinyl Reissues Coming in November

The entire studio discography of The Police will be gathered together and released as a special collector’s set on Nov. 8. The Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings collection...

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 | Lukas Nelson’s Wild Year: Writing Music for ‘A Star is Born,’ Playing with Legends and How ‘Music is Instagram for the Soul’ (Q&A)
August 13, 2019
Lukas Nelson’s Wild Year: Writing Music for ‘A Star is Born,’ Playing with Legends and How ‘Music is Instagram for the Soul’ (Q&A)

Lukas Nelson’s 2018 was the sort of year that most musician’s can only dream of, and 2019 is shaping up to be even better for the front man of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Badflower’s Emotional New Music Video for ‘Promise Me’
June 18, 2019
Watch Badflower’s Emotional New Music Video for ‘Promise Me’

Los Angeles-based alt/rock band Badflower released its debut album, OK, I’m Sick, back in February. A powerful collection of songs from the young band tackling serious issues such as depression,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Stephan Jenkins on Third Eye Blind’s Summer Tour with Jimmy Eat World, ‘Game of Thrones’ Drama and Warriors/Rockets
April 30, 2019
Q&A: Stephan Jenkins on Third Eye Blind’s Summer Tour with Jimmy Eat World, ‘Game of Thrones’ Drama and Warriors/Rockets

One of the most intriguing summer tours coming up soon is the Summer Gods tour, which will feature Third Eye Blind co-headlining dates with Jimmy Eat World, with Ra Ra...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Weatherstate’s Debut LP ‘Born a Cynic’ with the Catchy, Grungy Pop/Punk of ‘Brain Dead’
March 15, 2019
Preview Weatherstate’s Debut LP ‘Born a Cynic’ with the Catchy, Grungy Pop/Punk of ‘Brain Dead’

The number of U.K.-based pop-punk bands continues to climb as Bristol punks Weatherstate announced the release of their first full-length album, Born A Cynic, out May 10 via Wire Tap...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 1)
March 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 1)

Prologue: This is unlike any other story I’ve ever written here. Those of you who have followed my travails and triumphs here in our Behind the Curtain column — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Badflower’s Engaging Debut Album ‘OK, I’m Sick’ is Not Short on Passion or Versatility (New Music Friday)
February 22, 2019
Out Now: Badflower’s Engaging Debut Album ‘OK, I’m Sick’ is Not Short on Passion or Versatility (New Music Friday)

Badflower is here. On Friday, the Los Angeles-based four-piece released its debut album, OK, I’m Sick, via Big Machine/John Varvatos Records, after a few months of anticipation and promotion (and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Making of Gregg Allman’s Final Album ‘Southern Blood’ with Don Was, Scott Sharrard and Michael Lehman
February 4, 2018
The Making of Gregg Allman’s Final Album ‘Southern Blood’ with Don Was, Scott Sharrard and Michael Lehman

“I knew going in that he wasn’t going to make it,” Don Was, the producer of Southern Blood, the twice Grammy-nominated final album from Gregg Allman, says of the project....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from At the Drive In: Stream 'Incurably Innocent'; New Album 'in • ter a • li • a' Out 5/5
February 22, 2017
New from At the Drive In: Stream 'Incurably Innocent'; New Album 'in • ter a • li • a' Out 5/5

At the Drive In haven’t released a proper album in 17 years, but they’ll continue their resurgence with a new record, in • ter a • li • a, due out on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Disco Throwback Magic of 'Fun,' Blondie's New Single Off Their New Album 'Pollinator' Due Out 5/5
February 1, 2017
Hear the Disco Throwback Magic of 'Fun,' Blondie's New Single Off Their New Album 'Pollinator' Due Out 5/5

Blondie are back in action, and on May 5 the iconic band will release a new album titled Pollinator. The announcement came on Wednesday, along with some intriguing details about this,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Billie Joe Armstrong and Green Day Dedicate 'Boulevard of Broken Dreams' Performance to Oakland Fire Victims
December 12, 2016
Watch Billie Joe Armstrong and Green Day Dedicate 'Boulevard of Broken Dreams' Performance to Oakland Fire Victims

Over the weekend, Green Day headlined a night of Live 105’s Not So Silent Night holiday concert at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Front man Billie Joe Armstrong took an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness: Stream 'Brooklyn, You're Killing Me' from New Album 'Zombies on Broadway'
November 30, 2016
New Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness: Stream 'Brooklyn, You're Killing Me' from New Album 'Zombies on Broadway'

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, the latest project from Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin mastermind Andrew McMahon, has a big 2017 on tap. On February 20, McMahon will release Zombies on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You've Never Seen More Happen in Four Seconds Than in OK Go's Amazing New 'The One Moment' Music Video (Watch)
November 23, 2016
You've Never Seen More Happen in Four Seconds Than in OK Go's Amazing New 'The One Moment' Music Video (Watch)

The music video wizards in OK Go are back. On Wednesday, the power-pop outfit premiered a video for a song called “The One Moment” (off their 2014 album Hungry Ghosts)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir Premieres 'Gonesville', Off New Solo Album 'Blue Mountain' – Listen
September 9, 2016
Bob Weir Premieres 'Gonesville', Off New Solo Album 'Blue Mountain' – Listen

Grateful Dead legend Bob Weir is preparing to release a new solo album, Blue Mountain, on October 21. He’d previously premiered it with a stellar, relatively personal song called Only a River. On...

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 | Best New Music: Stream Butch Walker's Earnest, Versatile New Album 'Stay Gold'
August 26, 2016
Best New Music: Stream Butch Walker's Earnest, Versatile New Album 'Stay Gold'

Singer/songwriter/producer Butch Walker has had a very successful career, and it continued on Friday with his new solo album, Stay Gold. An engaging, heart-on-sleeve collection of songs bursting with catchy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir: New Solo LP 'Blue Mountain' Coming in September, October Tour Announced
August 8, 2016
Bob Weir: New Solo LP 'Blue Mountain' Coming in September, October Tour Announced

For the first time in a decade, Grateful Dead legend Bob Weir will release an album of new material. Titled Blue Mountain, the collection will be come out on September 13...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Vans Warped Tour 2016 Kicks Off with Live Webcast, Diverse Lineup
June 24, 2016
Vans Warped Tour 2016 Kicks Off with Live Webcast, Diverse Lineup

Today, June 24, the Vans Warped Tour begins its annual run across North America with an eclectic lineup that blends up-and-coming acts with stalwarts of the scene. To celebrate the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Butch Walker Announces New LP, 'Stay Gold', Premieres 'East Coast Girl' Lyric Video
June 9, 2016
Butch Walker Announces New LP, 'Stay Gold', Premieres 'East Coast Girl' Lyric Video

Accomplished, Grammy-nominated songwriter/singer/producer Butch Walker announced a new album, Stay Gold, for release on August 26. It’ll be his first new album since last year’s Afraid of Ghosts. Walker also took...

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 | A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt
December 8, 2015
A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt

John Pratt has been doing his thing for decades. Whether in his 1980s rock bands or putting his stamp on TV programs with his score work, Pratt has been an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Peart of Rush: The World’s Audience (The Interview)
December 10, 2014
Neil Peart of Rush: The World’s Audience (The Interview)

Neil Peart is widely regarded as one of the greatest — if not the greatest — drummers in rock history. But the stickman for genre-defining Canadian prog-rockers Rush does not carry himself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: On Tour with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
December 10, 2014
Behind the Curtain: On Tour with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

“We’ve gotta thank our audience,” Tom Petty told the crowd in Boise, Idaho on August 5, 2014. “We’ve had quite a long career as far as rock’n’roll bands go. Throughout that long...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Charlotte Caffey: The Beat Goes On (Interview)
July 7, 2014
The Go-Go’s Charlotte Caffey: The Beat Goes On (Interview)

In 1978, against the backdrop of disco, soft practitioners like Debby Boone and the Captain & Tennille and the growing success of arena rock bands like Styx, REO Speedwagon, Boston...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Densmore of The Doors (Interview)
February 4, 2014
John Densmore of The Doors (Interview)

The Doors’ drummer John Densmore is many things: the co-writer of some of the most iconic songs in the history of rock, a political activist, author of two compelling memoirs (Riders on the...

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 | April Album Reviews
April 2, 2013
April Album Reviews

Depeche Mode Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Low The Strokes Wire Justin Timberlake John Denver Tribute Mudhoney Depeche Mode – Delta Machine This is the blues – Depeche Mode-style – and...

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 | February Album Reviews
February 4, 2013
February Album Reviews

Kris Kristofferson Camper Van Beethoven Yo La Tengo New Order Bad Religion The Stone Foxes Richard Thompson My Bloody Valentine Kris Kristofferson Feeling Mortal If the United States has a...

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 | Rush’s “Clockwork Angels” – The Steampunk Novel
November 2, 2012
Rush’s “Clockwork Angels” – The Steampunk Novel

The new novel Clockwork Angels begins with the line: “The best place to start an adventure is with a quiet, perfect life…and someone who realizes that it can’t possibly be enough....

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

Mumford & Sons KISS Neil Young & Crazy Horse Gary Clark Jr. Muse Dinosaur Jr. Aimee Mann   Mumford & Sons Babel When U2 made the Rattle and Hum album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica, Jack White, Tom Morello, Alabama Shakes & More: Outside Lands Festival Day 2 & 3 Recap (Photos/Videos)
August 14, 2012
Metallica, Jack White, Tom Morello, Alabama Shakes & More: Outside Lands Festival Day 2 & 3 Recap (Photos/Videos)

RECAP: OUTSIDE LANDS MUSIC FESTIVAL DAY 2 & 3 (Text and photos by Adrian Garro/Rock Cellar Magazine) The final two days of the Outside Lands Music & Art Festival were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)
August 12, 2012
Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)

During a 2011 appearance at an Occupy L.A. rally Tom Morello – an original member of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave – wore a cap with the logo of...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians
October 4, 2011
The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians

Is it in their DNA? Possibly a “creative genius” gene that science has yet to discover? Or is it an otherwordly gift – one that is physically untraceable? Perhaps it’s...