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Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day: ‘Nimrod’ 25th Anniversary Edition Announced; Stream “You Irritate Me (Demo)” (Pre-Order)
October 14, 2022
Green Day: ‘Nimrod’ 25th Anniversary Edition Announced; Stream “You Irritate Me (Demo)” (Pre-Order)

Originally released on Oct. 14, 1997, Nimrod was the fifth full-length album from East Bay alt/punk rockers Green Day. Coming on the heels of the band’s breakthrough 1994 record Dookie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | When We Were Young Festival 2023: Green Day, Blink-182, The Offspring, Good Charlotte, Sum 41, More
October 11, 2022
When We Were Young Festival 2023: Green Day, Blink-182, The Offspring, Good Charlotte, Sum 41, More

With three sold-out installments of the inaugural When We Were Young Festival coming up on Oct. 22, 23 and 29 at Las Vegas Festival Grounds, Live Nation has already unveiled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day + Mariah Carey = A Weirdly Perfect “Wake Me Up When September Ends” & “All I Want For Christmas Is You” Mashup
September 8, 2022
Green Day + Mariah Carey = A Weirdly Perfect “Wake Me Up When September Ends” & “All I Want For Christmas Is You” Mashup

Summer has come and passed, bringing with it the return of a particular Green Day-related meme and the imminent arrival of an unstoppable force — Mariah Carey‘s holiday classic, “All...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: ‘F*** America, I’m F****** Renouncing My Citizenship’ at London Gig
June 27, 2022
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: ‘F*** America, I’m F****** Renouncing My Citizenship’ at London Gig

“Fuck America. I’m fucking renouncing my citizenship. I’m fucking coming here, there’s just too much fucking stupid in the world to go back to that miserable fucking excuse for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands 2022 Lineup/Details: Green Day, Post Malone, SZA, Phoebe Bridgers, Mitski, Weezer Top Bill
April 19, 2022
Outside Lands 2022 Lineup/Details: Green Day, Post Malone, SZA, Phoebe Bridgers, Mitski, Weezer Top Bill

After making noise last week with rumblings of an imminent 2022 announcement and ticket on-sale information, the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival has now announced its official lineup and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lollapalooza 2022: Metallica, Dua Lipa, Green Day, Doja Cat, Machine Gun Kelly Among Headliners for July Festival
March 22, 2022
Lollapalooza 2022: Metallica, Dua Lipa, Green Day, Doja Cat, Machine Gun Kelly Among Headliners for July Festival

This summer’s Lollapalooza music festival, set for July 28-31 at Grant Park, Illinois, packs a punch. The official lineup of acts for this year’s mega-fest was revealed on Tuesday, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Firefly Music Festival 2022: Halsey, My Chemical Romance, Green Day, Dua Lipa Headlining Four-Day Fest
February 22, 2022
Firefly Music Festival 2022: Halsey, My Chemical Romance, Green Day, Dua Lipa Headlining Four-Day Fest

This year’s Firefly Music Festival announced its lineup on Tuesday, and it’s quite stacked. The four-day fest, scheduled for the Woodlands in Dover, Delaware on Sept. 22-25, features headliners Halsey,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | An Elated Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Has Been Reunited with His Stolen 1962 Chevy Nova
February 9, 2022
An Elated Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Has Been Reunited with His Stolen 1962 Chevy Nova

Thanks to local authorities in Southern California, Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong saw his prized 1962 Chevy Nova returned to him, ending a search that began after it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Calls for Help After His 1962 Chevy Nova is Stolen from Southern California
February 7, 2022
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Calls for Help After His 1962 Chevy Nova is Stolen from Southern California

In a post shared to his social media pages this past Saturday, Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong announced that his 1962 Chevy II/Nova was stolen. He shared several...

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 | Out Now: Ultra Q (ft. Jakob Armstrong, Son of Green Day’s Billie Joe) Emerges with ‘Get Yourself a Friend’ EP (Listen)
November 19, 2021
Out Now: Ultra Q (ft. Jakob Armstrong, Son of Green Day’s Billie Joe) Emerges with ‘Get Yourself a Friend’ EP (Listen)

Listening to Get Yourself a Friend, the new EP from Ultra Q, you might at times think that vocalist Jakob Danger sounds eerily reminiscent of Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Super Bowl Music Fest: Green Day/Miley Cyrus, Blake Shelton/Gwen Stefani, Machine Gun Kelly/Halsey Playing Staples Center Across Three Nights in February
November 16, 2021
Super Bowl Music Fest: Green Day/Miley Cyrus, Blake Shelton/Gwen Stefani, Machine Gun Kelly/Halsey Playing Staples Center Across Three Nights in February

With Super Bowl LVI set to lift off at So-Fi Stadium in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 13, you had to know the NFL had big plans in store for...

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 | Green Day, the ‘Wake Me Up When September Ends’ Social Media Jokes and Billie Joe Armstrong’s Reaction
September 1, 2021
Green Day, the ‘Wake Me Up When September Ends’ Social Media Jokes and Billie Joe Armstrong’s Reaction

Thanks to social media’s prevalence in our lives, certain things achieve “meme” status that otherwise wouldn’t. One of the most notable among online music communities happens every year around the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Life is Beautiful Announces Fall 2021 Festival Lineup in Las Vegas: Billie Eilish, Green Day Tame Impala, More
March 10, 2021
Life is Beautiful Announces Fall 2021 Festival Lineup in Las Vegas: Billie Eilish, Green Day Tame Impala, More

On Wednesday, The Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival announced a lineup for a Fall 2021 event, which will hopefully take place assuming the status of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 7/22-7/23: Summer Sonic Streaming Archival Performances from Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Coldplay, Oasis and More on YouTube
July 20, 2020
7/22-7/23: Summer Sonic Streaming Archival Performances from Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Coldplay, Oasis and More on YouTube

This week, the Summer Sonic Festival will dip into its vaults for the second installment in an archival series of uploads, streaming classic concert footage on the Japanese festival’s official...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Covers ‘Kids in America’ for #NoFunMondays and a Birthday Gift to Band Mate Mike Dirnt (Listen)
May 4, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Covers ‘Kids in America’ for #NoFunMondays and a Birthday Gift to Band Mate Mike Dirnt (Listen)

So far in his #NoFunMondays covers series, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has taken a dive through many of his biggest musical influences, from obscure punk bands to glammy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Tackles ‘War Stories’ by the Starjets for #NoFunMondays (Listen)
April 27, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Tackles ‘War Stories’ by the Starjets for #NoFunMondays (Listen)

One of the best aspects of #NoFunMondays, the new series of videos from Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong that finds him covering his favorite songs and artists as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Covers ‘That Thing You Do!’ in Honor of Adam Schlesinger (Listen)
April 20, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Covers ‘That Thing You Do!’ in Honor of Adam Schlesinger (Listen)

This week’s installment of #NoFunMondays, the weekly covers series launched by Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong in late March, will burrow itself in your brain for days (weeks?)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and the Bangles’ Susanna Hoffs Teamed Up to Cover ‘Manic Monday’ While Quarantined (Watch)
April 6, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and the Bangles’ Susanna Hoffs Teamed Up to Cover ‘Manic Monday’ While Quarantined (Watch)

Last week, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day announced his new “No Fun Mondays” series, in which he planned to upload one cover song each week during the coronavirus pandemic,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) Launches ‘No Fun Mondays’ Cover Series with Johnny Thunders’ ‘You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory’
March 30, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) Launches ‘No Fun Mondays’ Cover Series with Johnny Thunders’ ‘You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory’

It’s not much of a surprise that Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has felt especially creative recently, during the coronavirus pandemic. In normal circumstances, the singer/guitarist keeps himself pretty...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Recorded a Cover of Tommy James & the Shondells’ ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ While in Coronavirus Quarantine
March 24, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Recorded a Cover of Tommy James & the Shondells’ ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ While in Coronavirus Quarantine

Self-isolation and social distancing are putting a strain on all of us. The guidelines put in place as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent shelter-in-place or safer-at-home designations...

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 | 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 | 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 | Watch UK Pop-Punk Band Weatherstate’s Video for ‘Medicate,’ a Faithful and Excellent Tribute to Green Day’s ‘Basket Case’ Video
April 17, 2019
Watch UK Pop-Punk Band Weatherstate’s Video for ‘Medicate,’ a Faithful and Excellent Tribute to Green Day’s ‘Basket Case’ Video

Bristol pop-punk band Weatherstate is ready to make some noise, as the young band will release its debut full-length album, Born a Cynic, on May 10. The band members hold...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Announce North American 'Revolution Radio' Summer Tour with Catfish and the Bottlemen
January 9, 2017
Green Day Announce North American 'Revolution Radio' Summer Tour with Catfish and the Bottlemen

Green Day‘s globe-trotting tour in support of their resilient 2016 album Revolution Radio will extend into summer 2017, the band revealed on Monday by announcing a slew of stadium tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day, Rancid Among Bands Featured in New 'Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk' Doc
December 15, 2016
Green Day, Rancid Among Bands Featured in New 'Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk' Doc

For decades, a scene was brewing in Northern California that would have far-reaching effects on the music business. The punk aesthetic that was prevalent at venues such as 924 Gilman...

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 | Watch Green Day Slam Through 'Bang Bang' and 'Revolution Radio' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
November 22, 2016
Watch Green Day Slam Through 'Bang Bang' and 'Revolution Radio' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Green Day sure have been busy since the release of their new album Revolution Radio. In addition to shows across the country, the band also paid a visit to Jimmy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Green Day's Self-Reflective Music Video for 'Still Breathing'
November 7, 2016
Watch Green Day's Self-Reflective Music Video for 'Still Breathing'

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong has detailed the personal turmoil he experienced in the years leading up to the band’s explosive new album, Revolution Radio. Substance abuse (specifically...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Detail Full 2017 North American Tour Supporting 'Revolution Radio', Against Me! to Support
October 12, 2016
Green Day Detail Full 2017 North American Tour Supporting 'Revolution Radio', Against Me! to Support

After a few years off, Green Day are back to being their busy selves — the Bay Area alt/punk icons just released a solid, intensely personal new album, Revolution Radio,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Stream Green Day's Resurgent New Album 'Revolution Radio'
October 7, 2016
Best New Music: Stream Green Day's Resurgent New Album 'Revolution Radio'

Well, Green Day moved up the release date of their new album, Revolution Radio, which was previously scheduled to come out on October 21. Instead, the LP showed up on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Postpone/Cancel a Few Tour Dates Due to Band Illness
September 19, 2016
Green Day Postpone/Cancel a Few Tour Dates Due to Band Illness

Green Day are preparing to release their new album, Revolution Radio, on October 7 — and recently announced a big arena/club tour for the coming months. On Monday, the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Green Day Rob a Bank in Their New 'Bang Bang' Video, Directed by Rancid's Tim Armstrong
September 13, 2016
Watch Green Day Rob a Bank in Their New 'Bang Bang' Video, Directed by Rancid's Tim Armstrong

Green Day have been very active in the lead-up to their new album, Revolution Radio, which will be released on October 7. In addition to premiering the title track and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Green Day: Stream 'Revolution Radio', the Title Track to New LP Due 10/7
September 9, 2016
New Green Day: Stream 'Revolution Radio', the Title Track to New LP Due 10/7

East bay alt/punk icons Green Day have unleashed another song off their new album, Revolution Radio, which will be out on October 7. Below, stream the title track, a fist-pumping,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Announce Club Tour in Support of New Album 'Revolution Radio'
September 6, 2016
Green Day Announce Club Tour in Support of New Album 'Revolution Radio'

Green Day are gearing up to release a new album, Revolution Radio, on October 7, and on Monday the band announced a string of club dates in support of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Premiere 'Bang Bang', Announce New LP 'Revolution Radio' – Listen
August 11, 2016
Green Day Premiere 'Bang Bang', Announce New LP 'Revolution Radio' – Listen

After a few years of relative calm, Green Day returned on Thursday with a new single, Bang Bang — and it really ought to appeal to fans of the band’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Kinks vs. Green Day – Ripped Off Riffs #7
August 30, 2011
The Kinks vs. Green Day – Ripped Off Riffs #7

Green Day hasn’t ever been considered the most “original” of bands…they’ve already appeared in our Ripped-Off Riffs category, for example. The title track to the band’s 2000 album, Warning, features...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mick Fleetwood: On Honoring Peter Green & the Magic of Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days (The Interview)
January 14, 2021
Mick Fleetwood: On Honoring Peter Green & the Magic of Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days (The Interview)

  In February 2020, just before the world went into lockdown, Mick Fleetwood, the namesake drummer of Fleetwood Mac since its mid-1960s beginnings, corralled an A-List group of his rock...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Recap: When We Were Young Festival Overcomes Canceled First Day as “Elder Emos” & Nostalgia Take Over Las Vegas
October 25, 2022
Recap: When We Were Young Festival Overcomes Canceled First Day as “Elder Emos” & Nostalgia Take Over Las Vegas

Let’s get right into it: The When We Were Young Festival is a great time, a nostalgic mix of familiar favorites from all corners of the emo/punk scene of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Marc Broussard Previews New EP with Bold, Soulful New Video for “Fire” (Dedicated to Al Green)
June 29, 2022
Premiere: Marc Broussard Previews New EP with Bold, Soulful New Video for “Fire” (Dedicated to Al Green)

Louisiana-based singer/songwriter Marc Broussard gives a special shout-out to Al Green in the opening seconds of his new song, “Fire,” before the track’s soulful energy and rhythmic stomp take over....

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke & Jonny Greenwood): North American Tour This Fall; LP Out Now
June 13, 2022
The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke & Jonny Greenwood): North American Tour This Fall; LP Out Now

The Smile, the English indie supergroup featuring Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood, as well as Tom Skinner of Sons of Kemet, unveiled plans for its first-ever tour of North...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘A Light for Attracting Attention,’ Debut LP of The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood)
May 17, 2022
Out Now: ‘A Light for Attracting Attention,’ Debut LP of The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood)

This past Friday, May 13 saw the release of A Light for Attracting Attention, the debut full-length album from The Smile — experimental/indie supergroup of sorts featuring Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke & Jonny Greenwood) Shares Stop-Motion Video for “Thin Thing”
May 10, 2022
The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke & Jonny Greenwood) Shares Stop-Motion Video for “Thin Thing”

This Friday, May 13, The Smile — an experimental/indie supergroup of sorts featuring Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood and Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner — will release A Light...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke & Jonny Greenwood) Releasing Debut LP 5/13, Shares Song
April 20, 2022
The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke & Jonny Greenwood) Releasing Debut LP 5/13, Shares Song

The Smile, the new supergroup made up of Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead and Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, will release its debut full-length album, A Light for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U.K. Duo Wet Leg Shares “Ur Mum,” Releasing Anticipated Self-Titled Debut Album Friday 4/8
April 6, 2022
U.K. Duo Wet Leg Shares “Ur Mum,” Releasing Anticipated Self-Titled Debut Album Friday 4/8

Buzzworthy U.K. indie/rock duo Wet Leg is on the precipice of a major breakout, coasting in recent months on the attention given to its single “Chaise Longue,” a relentlessly quirky...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Smile (Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood & Tom Skinner) Debut “Skrting on the Surface”
March 17, 2022
The Smile (Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood & Tom Skinner) Debut “Skrting on the Surface”

When The Smile, a new musical project featuring Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood and Sons of Kemet drummer Tom Skinner, introduced themselves in early February with a trio of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: 311 Lets Loose with Fans at 311 Day 2022 in Las Vegas, a Weekend of Mutual Enthusiasm (and 88 Songs!)
March 16, 2022
Recap: 311 Lets Loose with Fans at 311 Day 2022 in Las Vegas, a Weekend of Mutual Enthusiasm (and 88 Songs!)

“So let everybody gather, the more the better.” The line, delivered by singer Nick Hexum on 311‘s 1995 self-titled Blue album on the song “Hive,” sums up the aesthetic of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Announces Additional Spring 2022 Tour Dates Geared Around 311 Day Events in Las Vegas
February 28, 2022
311 Announces Additional Spring 2022 Tour Dates Geared Around 311 Day Events in Las Vegas

Reggae/rock vets 311 have a busy few months ahead of them, and on Monday the long-running band detailed an additional slate of tour dates for the spring. The outing is centered around...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Recap: The Smile (Radiohead’s Thom Yorke/Jonny Greenwood & Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner) Introduce Themselves with Three Live Gigs in 12 Hours
February 2, 2022
Live Recap: The Smile (Radiohead’s Thom Yorke/Jonny Greenwood & Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner) Introduce Themselves with Three Live Gigs in 12 Hours

The Smile at Magazine, London January 29 and 30, 2022 — reviewed by Emily Herring At the end of January, Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood launched their new band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn to Host ‘Requiem Mass’ Live Stream Event at Los Angeles Church 2/3; New Album Lands Friday
January 31, 2022
Korn to Host ‘Requiem Mass’ Live Stream Event at Los Angeles Church 2/3; New Album Lands Friday

This coming Friday, Feb. 4, will bring with it the release of Requiem, a new studio album from hard-rock veterans Korn. The band has been previewing it in recent weeks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Smile (Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood & Thom Yorke + Tom Skinner of Sons of Kemet) Share “The Smoke” Ahead of Live Stream Gigs 1/29-1/30
January 27, 2022
The Smile (Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood & Thom Yorke + Tom Skinner of Sons of Kemet) Share “The Smoke” Ahead of Live Stream Gigs 1/29-1/30

The Smile, the exciting new supergroup featuring Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke of Radiohead and Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, has debuted a new song titled “The Smoke.” It’s the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen: The Smile (Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood & Thom Yorke + Tom Skinner of Sons of Kemet) Debut “You Will Never Work in Television Again”
January 5, 2022
Listen: The Smile (Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood & Thom Yorke + Tom Skinner of Sons of Kemet) Debut “You Will Never Work in Television Again”

The Smile is a new supergroup featuring Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke of Radiohead and Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner. The project has been in the works for a while...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nile Q&A: New LP ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still,’ Cinema, the Early Days of CBGB and More
October 11, 2021
Willie Nile Q&A: New LP ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still,’ Cinema, the Early Days of CBGB and More

During a career spanning more than 40 years and 14 studio albums, Willie Nile has flown slightly under the radar, despite luminaries like Pete Townshend, Bruce Springsteen, Roger McGuinn, Lou...

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 | Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with ‘Albatross,’ ft. David Gilmour (Blu-ray/CD Set Out 4/30)
April 8, 2021
Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with ‘Albatross,’ ft. David Gilmour (Blu-ray/CD Set Out 4/30)

On Feb. 25, 2020, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered at the London Palladium...

Rock Cellar Magazine | St. Patrick’s Day Live Streams to Watch: Bob Weir, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, U2
March 17, 2021
St. Patrick’s Day Live Streams to Watch: Bob Weir, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, U2

It’s March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day, otherwise known as the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, a day commonly known to the masses (at least...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac’ Streaming Event Coming 4/24
March 16, 2021
‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac’ Streaming Event Coming 4/24

On Feb. 25, 2020, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with Steven Tyler & Billy Gibbons’ Performance of ‘Rattlesnake Shake’
February 25, 2021
Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with Steven Tyler & Billy Gibbons’ Performance of ‘Rattlesnake Shake’

One year ago today — Feb. 25, 2020, just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down — Mick Fleetwood and an assortment of his fellow music legends gathered at...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Releases New ‘Voices of Hope’ Holiday Compilation Album
December 4, 2020
The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Releases New ‘Voices of Hope’ Holiday Compilation Album

The Valley Cultural Foundation, the leading arts organization in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County, has put together Voices of Hope: New Holiday Music from our Emerging Artist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green’ in Theaters in March; Blu-ray/LP in April
November 24, 2020
‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green’ in Theaters in March; Blu-ray/LP in April

On Feb. 25, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Gets Into the Holiday Spirit with Darlene Love’s ‘Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)’
November 6, 2020
The Offspring Gets Into the Holiday Spirit with Darlene Love’s ‘Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)’

It’s barely November, but Southern California punk/rock veterans The Offspring are getting into the holiday spirit early. Earlier this week, the group shared a rendition of “Christmas (Baby Please Come...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Neil Young + Crazy Horse ‘Return to Greendale’ Live Album/Film (Listen)
November 6, 2020
Out Now: Neil Young + Crazy Horse ‘Return to Greendale’ Live Album/Film (Listen)

Today, Nov. 6, Neil Young + Crazy Horse release Return to Greendale, a live album/concert film documenting the innovative live production Young and his band mates gave its 2003 album, a 10-song rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young + Crazy Horse Announce ‘Return to Greendale’ Live Album/Film, Out 11/6 (Pre-Order)
September 30, 2020
Neil Young + Crazy Horse Announce ‘Return to Greendale’ Live Album/Film, Out 11/6 (Pre-Order)

On Nov. 6, Neil Young + Crazy Horse will release Return to Greendale, a live album/concert film documenting the innovative live production Young and his band mates gave its 2003...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Elton John’s Uplifting and Optimistic Video Message to Tony Bennett for the Legendary Singer’s 94th Birthday
August 3, 2020
Watch Elton John’s Uplifting and Optimistic Video Message to Tony Bennett for the Legendary Singer’s 94th Birthday

Today, Aug. 3, Tony Bennett — legendary singer and irreplaceable icon — celebrates his 94th birthday. An artist with the esteem and respect of Bennett’s level has innumerable fans, including...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Peter Green: 1946-2020
July 25, 2020
Rest in Peace, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Peter Green: 1946-2020

Peter Green, acclaimed musician, co-founder of Fleetwood Mac and an integral part of the band’s early era, has passed away at the age of 73. The BBC published a statement...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Todd Rundgren Launching Live Virtual TV Series ‘The Todd’s Honest Truth’ on 6/22 (His 72nd Birthday)
June 11, 2020
Todd Rundgren Launching Live Virtual TV Series ‘The Todd’s Honest Truth’ on 6/22 (His 72nd Birthday)

On Friday, June 22, Todd Rundgren will celebrate his 72nd birthday by launching The Todd’s Honest Truth, a new virtual/interactive television series that promises many treats for longtime fans of...

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 | Enjoy a Campfire Storytelling Session and ‘Green River’ Performance from John Fogerty & His Kids, the ‘Fogerty Factory’
May 4, 2020
Enjoy a Campfire Storytelling Session and ‘Green River’ Performance from John Fogerty & His Kids, the ‘Fogerty Factory’

One of the most entertaining musical developments of the past few weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic is the emergence of the Fogerty Factory, the children of John Fogerty who have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Billie Joe Armstrong Sing in Italian for His Latest #NoFunMondays Cover of Don Backy’s ‘Amico’
April 30, 2020
Hear Billie Joe Armstrong Sing in Italian for His Latest #NoFunMondays Cover of Don Backy’s ‘Amico’

Billie Joe Armstrong doesn’t care about rules, even if they’re rules he imposed himself, and that means this week we get a double-dose of #NoFunMondays, his weekly series of cover...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘All Together Now!,’ an All-Star Concert Event Benefiting the L.A. Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund — Saturday 4/25
April 13, 2020
‘All Together Now!,’ an All-Star Concert Event Benefiting the L.A. Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund — Saturday 4/25

On Saturday, April 25, Rock Cellar Productions (in association with the Get Together Foundation) will put on the All Together Now!, an online concert event helping the city of Los...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Stipe Released a ‘Cat Edition’ of His New Song/Video, Using Green Screen Magic
April 9, 2020
Michael Stipe Released a ‘Cat Edition’ of His New Song/Video, Using Green Screen Magic

Last week, Michael Stipe premiered a tender new demo recording of a song titled “No Time for Love Like Now,” a song the R.E.M. vocalist worked out with Aaron Dessner...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Phoebe Bridgers: Watch Her Green-Screen Video for ‘Kyoto’; New Album ‘Punisher’ Out 6/19
April 9, 2020
New from Phoebe Bridgers: Watch Her Green-Screen Video for ‘Kyoto’; New Album ‘Punisher’ Out 6/19

On June 19, Phoebe Bridgers will release her second full-length album, Punisher, via Dead Oceans. To say this album comes with much anticipation doesn’t do it justice; Bridgers’ 2017 full-length...

Rock Cellar Magazine | May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace
April 6, 2020
May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace

It’s a Monday during the coronavirus pandemic. These are confusing, unusual times, anxiety riding high as we all wonder what’s around the bend. Stuck at home, we’re trying to find...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Perform ‘Light of Day’ Separately While Maintaining Social Distancing Due to Self-Isolation
March 30, 2020
Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Perform ‘Light of Day’ Separately While Maintaining Social Distancing Due to Self-Isolation

Our new reality is one of separation and self-isolation, measures put in place in order to (hopefully) curb the spread of COVID-19 during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — but that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate The Music Of Peter Green And The Early Years Of Fleetwood Mac’ Box Set Coming in October
February 26, 2020
‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate The Music Of Peter Green And The Early Years Of Fleetwood Mac’ Box Set Coming in October

Last night, Feb. 25, a dizzying array of music legends gathered at the London Palladium to pay tribute to the early material of Fleetwood Mac and Peter Green — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy a Photo of Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green, Kirk Hammett of Metallica and Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top Rehearsing Together
February 25, 2020
Enjoy a Photo of Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green, Kirk Hammett of Metallica and Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top Rehearsing Together

Some spectacles are almost too much to process. When groups of rock and roll legends gather together, for example, it can be an eye-popping scene — such as the Gibson...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Punk Rock + Paintbrushes Holiday Art Show Returning to Los Angeles 12/21
November 19, 2019
Punk Rock + Paintbrushes Holiday Art Show Returning to Los Angeles 12/21

On Dec. 21, the fourth annual Punk Rock + Paintbrushes holiday art show will return to Los Angeles, bringing together figures within the punk rock community as they bond over...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mick Fleetwood and Friends to Honor Peter Green and Early Fleetwood Mac with Special Concert at the London Palladium 2/25
November 11, 2019
Mick Fleetwood and Friends to Honor Peter Green and Early Fleetwood Mac with Special Concert at the London Palladium 2/25

The music of Fleetwood Mac is among the most cherished of all time, but before the band broke through with Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham, it was an entirely different...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 77th Birthday to Sir Paul McCartney!
June 18, 2019
Happy 77th Birthday to Sir Paul McCartney!

This piece originally ran for a previous birthday celebration on behalf of Sir Paul McCartney, so here it is again for his 77th … Back in 1967, the Beatles wondered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jenny Lewis Releases Vibrant New Album ‘On the Line’ — Listen (New Music Friday)
March 22, 2019
Jenny Lewis Releases Vibrant New Album ‘On the Line’ — Listen (New Music Friday)

On Friday, indie rock singer/songwriter Jenny Lewis released On the Line, her anticipated new album that serves as the former Rilo Kiley singer’s fourth solo record and the follow-up to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day 2019: Special Releases Sure to Please Fans of All Genres
March 7, 2019
Record Store Day 2019: Special Releases Sure to Please Fans of All Genres

As vinyl continues its major comeback among music fans, April 13 marks the day where collectors and fans alike will celebrate Record Store Day, camping out at local record stores...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Al Green Adds Tour Dates in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles to Schedule of First Live Gigs in Over Seven Years
February 19, 2019
Al Green Adds Tour Dates in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles to Schedule of First Live Gigs in Over Seven Years

Two weeks ago, iconic soul singer Al Green announced a handful of live dates for later in 2019, his first public performances in more than seven years, not including an appearance on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Oakland’s SWMRS Make the Bay Area Proud with Urgent New Album ‘Berkeley’s On Fire’ (New Music Friday)
February 15, 2019
Oakland’s SWMRS Make the Bay Area Proud with Urgent New Album ‘Berkeley’s On Fire’ (New Music Friday)

Berkeley’s On Fire, the new album from Oakland’s SWMRS, was released on Friday — and it’s the sort of record that will stick with you long after its 10-song, 33-minute...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ryan Adams' New Album 'Prisoner' Out Today, New North American Tour Dates Added
February 17, 2017
Ryan Adams' New Album 'Prisoner' Out Today, New North American Tour Dates Added

The always busy Ryan Adams is at it once again, as his new album Prisoner was released today via Pax-Am/Blue Note. The LP, which was streamed early via NPR, is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood's Delicate Performance Video for Radiohead's 'The Numbers'
October 5, 2016
Watch Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood's Delicate Performance Video for Radiohead's 'The Numbers'

Radiohead‘s new record, A Moon Shaped Pool, is a pretty stunning listen from start to finish — and the Numbers is easily one of the standout tracks, at least by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Heyday of Blood Sweat & Tears (Interview with David Clayton-Thomas)
February 1, 2013
The Heyday of Blood Sweat & Tears (Interview with David Clayton-Thomas)

Once in awhile, a replacement singer of an already-successful band can help take the entire unit to the next level of success.  Such is the case of David Clayton-Thomas. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greenwich Village:  The Music that Defined a Scene
October 6, 2011
Greenwich Village: The Music that Defined a Scene

Greenwich Village, by ushering in the dawn of free speech, free love, and politically engaged art, changed the world forever. The artists who emerged – from Arlo Guthrie to Buffy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Idol: Playing the Roxy in Hollywood 11/9 Ahead of Vegas Residency; ‘The Cage’ EP Out Now, on Vinyl 11/11
November 3, 2022
Billy Idol: Playing the Roxy in Hollywood 11/9 Ahead of Vegas Residency; ‘The Cage’ EP Out Now, on Vinyl 11/11

In late September, Billy Idol returned with The Cage, a new set of songs that finds the beloved English singer/songwriter/proud grandfather at his fist-pumping, high-energy best. The EP was first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Let There Be Drums!’ Doc Out Now ft. Drum Legends (& One of Taylor Hawkins’ Final On-Screen Interviews)
October 31, 2022
‘Let There Be Drums!’ Doc Out Now ft. Drum Legends (& One of Taylor Hawkins’ Final On-Screen Interviews)

Let There Be Drums! is the title of a new documentary film directed by Justin Kreutzmann, son of Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead. In the works for some time,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Billy Idol Emerges from ‘The Cage’ with Fist-Pumping, Energetic New EP (Listen/Buy)
September 23, 2022
Out Now: Billy Idol Emerges from ‘The Cage’ with Fist-Pumping, Energetic New EP (Listen/Buy)

Welcome back, Billy Idol. Today, Sept. 23, the beloved English singer/songwriter/proud grandfather returned with a new four-song EP, and The Cage finds the 66-year-old revved-up, energetic and loving life. Take...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead Kennedys “Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables” Gets a 2022 Anniversary Remix Release 9/30 (Listen Here)
September 20, 2022
Dead Kennedys “Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables” Gets a 2022 Anniversary Remix Release 9/30 (Listen Here)

On September 30th, Dead Kennedys will re-release Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables – one of the seminal punk-rock records of all time. The 1980 album is having somewhat of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Idol Demands “Get Me Out Of My Cage!” on His Roaring New Track — ‘Cage’ EP Coming 9/23 (Pre-Order)
August 17, 2022
Billy Idol Demands “Get Me Out Of My Cage!” on His Roaring New Track — ‘Cage’ EP Coming 9/23 (Pre-Order)

On Sept. 23, Billy Idol will release a new four-song EP titled The Cage. Its release date comes almost exactly one year after the Sept. 2021 release of The Roadside,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Twitch Live Stream for Aug. 5-7: Weezer, Phoebe Bridgers, Rina Sawayama, Post Malone, More
August 4, 2022
Outside Lands Twitch Live Stream for Aug. 5-7: Weezer, Phoebe Bridgers, Rina Sawayama, Post Malone, More

This coming weekend, Aug. 5-7, the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival will once again take place at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Featuring headliners Green Day, Post Malone...

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 | Pearl Jam Links with Samuel Bayer for the First Time in New Video for ‘Gigaton’ Standout “Quick Escape”
July 14, 2022
Pearl Jam Links with Samuel Bayer for the First Time in New Video for ‘Gigaton’ Standout “Quick Escape”

Samuel Bayer is the man responsible for many of the most memorable and iconic music videos of the past few decades — including Nirvana‘s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” Blind Melon‘s...

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 | Mysterious Punk Duo Max Creeps ‘Reunites,’ Shares New Song/Video for “Burn It Down” & Album News
April 14, 2022
Mysterious Punk Duo Max Creeps ‘Reunites,’ Shares New Song/Video for “Burn It Down” & Album News

Earlier this week, the punk community was rattled with news that Max Creeps had broken up, a social media statement that elicited heartbreak from icons of the punk rock community...

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 | 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 | 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 | New Year’s Eve 2022: Which Music Specials/Live Streams to Watch from Home (Instead of Going to a Crowded Party)
December 30, 2021
New Year’s Eve 2022: Which Music Specials/Live Streams to Watch from Home (Instead of Going to a Crowded Party)

As much as we’d all love to head to a packed-to-the-gills New Year’s Eve party this coming Friday night, Dec. 31, it’s probably not in our best interest, what with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Code Orange Taps Into the Early 2000s (Think Powerman 5000, Rob Zombie) for Roaring New Song “Out For Blood”
November 12, 2021
Code Orange Taps Into the Early 2000s (Think Powerman 5000, Rob Zombie) for Roaring New Song “Out For Blood”

“Out for Blood” is the title of a new song from Code Orange, the Pittsburgh-based metal/experimental band that elevated its stature throughout 2020 thanks to a host of inventive and...

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 | Billy Idol Shares Gritty, Confessional “Bitter Taste” Video, New ‘Roadside EP’ Produced by Butch Walker 9/17 (Pre-Order)
August 11, 2021
Billy Idol Shares Gritty, Confessional “Bitter Taste” Video, New ‘Roadside EP’ Produced by Butch Walker 9/17 (Pre-Order)

On Sept. 17, legendary rocker Billy Idol will return with The Roadside EP, his first release since 2014’s Kings & Queens of the Underground. The new collection was announced officially...

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 Foo Fighters Fan Named Lauren Shred “Monkey Wrench” Alongside the Band at Their Kansas Concert
August 6, 2021
Watch a Foo Fighters Fan Named Lauren Shred “Monkey Wrench” Alongside the Band at Their Kansas Concert

Thursday night’s Foo Fighters concert in Bonner Springs, Kansas, had it all. Before the show even happened, Dave Grohl and the guys delivered a little bit of disco to some...

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 | Watch Dave Grohl Co-Host ‘The Tonight Show’ with Jimmy Fallon and Get Into Some Serious Shenanigans
May 25, 2021
Watch Dave Grohl Co-Host ‘The Tonight Show’ with Jimmy Fallon and Get Into Some Serious Shenanigans

On Monday night, Jimmy Fallon co-hosted The Tonight Show with Dave Grohl, the Foo Fighters mastermind/film director/all-around insatiably busy living legend — and the pair got into some supreme silliness...

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 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 | 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 | A Blissful, Skateboarding Man Singing Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ is Here to Bring Some Magic to Your 2020
September 28, 2020
A Blissful, Skateboarding Man Singing Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ is Here to Bring Some Magic to Your 2020

**Important Update: Mick Fleetwood has recreated this Fleetwood Mac viral video a little over a week after it made the rounds. Amazing!** These are tough times for everyone, the circumstances...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Imperioli (Christopher Moltisanti from ‘The Sopranos’) Released an Interesting, Genre-Defying New Album with His Band, Zopa (Listen)
August 11, 2020
Michael Imperioli (Christopher Moltisanti from ‘The Sopranos’) Released an Interesting, Genre-Defying New Album with His Band, Zopa (Listen)

The legacy of The Sopranos lies in the powerhouse acting performances delivered by the HBO series’ principal cast members. The series, an engaging and thoughtful mafia story that unfolds in...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Watch ‘One World: Together At Home’ Clips from Elton John, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Eddie Vedder, Stevie Wonder and More
April 20, 2020
Watch ‘One World: Together At Home’ Clips from Elton John, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Eddie Vedder, Stevie Wonder and More

This past Saturday evening, entertainers from around the world joined forces — remotely, of course, in the age of social distancing — to pay tribute to first responders and those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, More Added to ‘One World: Together At Home’ Stream 4/18 from Global Citizen + WHO for COVID-19 Relief
April 17, 2020
Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, More Added to ‘One World: Together At Home’ Stream 4/18 from Global Citizen + WHO for COVID-19 Relief

Tomorrow, April 18, Global Citizen and the World Health Organization in association with Lady Gaga will present One World: Together At Home, a streaming concert event raising funds for the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of The Avengers’ ‘Corpus Christi’ for Weekly Covers Series
April 13, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of The Avengers’ ‘Corpus Christi’ for Weekly Covers Series

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong has roots in the San Francisco Bay Area so deep they tend to follow him around from project to project, and his latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Global Citizen + WHO Announce ‘One World: Together at Home’ Streaming Concert Event 4/18 Benefiting COVID-19 Fight
April 6, 2020
Global Citizen + WHO Announce ‘One World: Together at Home’ Streaming Concert Event 4/18 Benefiting COVID-19 Fight

On Saturday, April 18, a number of the world’s biggest entertainers will join forces for One World: Together at Home, a streaming concert event put on by Global Citizen and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John, Billie Eilish, Alicia Keys, Billie Joe Armstrong, More Tapped for iHeartRadio ‘Living Room Concert’ 3/29
March 25, 2020
Elton John, Billie Eilish, Alicia Keys, Billie Joe Armstrong, More Tapped for iHeartRadio ‘Living Room Concert’ 3/29

This Sunday, March 29, iHeartRadio will host a special all-star concert event — the very type we need right now during the coronavirus pandemic. The Living Room Concert will feature...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Playing ‘Classical Gas’ on the Roof is the Catharsis We Need In These Confusing Times
March 25, 2020
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Playing ‘Classical Gas’ on the Roof is the Catharsis We Need In These Confusing Times

Nobody knows what exactly to do right now — the coronavirus pandemic has most of us stuck at home, either working remotely or wondering what’s next. Enter “Weird Al” Yankovic,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Painting, Drawing, Feeling Musically Inspired by Harry Styles While At Home Due to Coronavirus
March 24, 2020
Stevie Nicks Painting, Drawing, Feeling Musically Inspired by Harry Styles While At Home Due to Coronavirus

Being driven indoors and out of routine can have some interesting effects on musicians and creators — and it seems to have given Stevie Nicks a pronounced creative streak. In...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals Officially Postponed Due to Coronavirus, New Dates in October 2020
March 10, 2020
Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals Officially Postponed Due to Coronavirus, New Dates in October 2020

UPDATE: The 2020 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach Festival have been postponed until October. A message from Goldenvoice came through on Tuesday afternoon: At the direction of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson Premieres New Video for ‘Once Were Brothers,’ Directed by Kevin Kerslake (Watch)
February 5, 2020
Robbie Robertson Premieres New Video for ‘Once Were Brothers,’ Directed by Kevin Kerslake (Watch)

It’s been more than two decades since Robbie Robertson released an official music video, but on Wednesday the legendary songwriter/guitarist known for his work with the Band premiered a clip...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bay Area Band SWMRS Cancel Tour After Van Accident Caused by Black Ice
October 30, 2019
Bay Area Band SWMRS Cancel Tour After Van Accident Caused by Black Ice

Back in February, Oakland-based rock/indie band SWMRS released a captivating full-length record, and Berkeley’s On Fire began earning the young group significant attention. The band was to head out on...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Joan Jett and the Hunt for the ‘Perfect’ Guitar (The Interview)
September 13, 2019
Joan Jett and the Hunt for the ‘Perfect’ Guitar (The Interview)

“(Joan) Jett is always the coolest person in the room, and an inspiration to anyone who feels like an outsider or misfit,” the rock and roll firebrand’s biography reads on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Story of Oasis’ Groundbreaking Debut Album ‘Definitely Maybe,’ as Vibrant as Ever 25 Years Later
September 12, 2019
The Story of Oasis’ Groundbreaking Debut Album ‘Definitely Maybe,’ as Vibrant as Ever 25 Years Later

25 years after Oasis announced its arrival to the world, Noel and Liam Gallagher, Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs, Tony McCarroll, plus Creation Records head Alan McGee, DJ Gary Crowley and the Oasis...

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 | Out Now: ‘Order in Decline,’ Sum 41’s Explosive and Riff-Heavy New Album (Listen)
July 18, 2019
Out Now: ‘Order in Decline,’ Sum 41’s Explosive and Riff-Heavy New Album (Listen)

The moment guitarist Dave Baksh rejoined Sum 41 in 2015, it meant one thing: lots of riffs were returning to the mix. When the Canadian pop/punk band burst onto the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | It’s the 20th Anniversary of Blink-182’s ‘Enema of the State’ Album — and Boy, Do I Feel Old
June 1, 2019
It’s the 20th Anniversary of Blink-182’s ‘Enema of the State’ Album — and Boy, Do I Feel Old

In May 1999, I was about to be a freshman in high school. It was during my high school years — which coincided with the heyday of “nu-metal” and all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Ramones’ Seminal Debut Album, ‘Ramones,’ Came Out This Week in 1976
April 24, 2019
The Ramones’ Seminal Debut Album, ‘Ramones,’ Came Out This Week in 1976

A sound emanated from the grimy streets of New York City this week, 43 years ago. On April 23, 1976, a group of leather-jacketed punkers calling themselves the Ramones burst...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2019: The Best Rock/Indie Acts, from Weezer and Wallows to The 1975, Beach Fossils, Soccer Mommy and More (Live Review)
April 23, 2019
Coachella 2019: The Best Rock/Indie Acts, from Weezer and Wallows to The 1975, Beach Fossils, Soccer Mommy and More (Live Review)

When the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival‘s 2019 lineup was announced, there was plenty of talk about how rock music was underrepresented among the 175+ acts. The world-renowned music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Northern California Pop-Punk Band Stickup Kid Readying ‘Soul Drive,’ First New LP in Six Years
April 23, 2019
Northern California Pop-Punk Band Stickup Kid Readying ‘Soul Drive,’ First New LP in Six Years

In 2013, California pop-punk band Stickup Kid released their last full length album, Future Fire. Nearly six years later, the band has officially announced their comeback with their forthcoming full-length...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Sum 41 Return with a Vengeance on New Album '13 Voices'
October 7, 2016
Best New Music: Sum 41 Return with a Vengeance on New Album '13 Voices'

Sum 41 front man/songwriter Deryck Whibley has had a long road to where he is today: releasing a new album, 13 Voices, the first record from the alt/punk band since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Guns N' Roses Bring 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour to Dodger Stadium with Marathon Gig
August 19, 2016
Recap: Guns N' Roses Bring 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour to Dodger Stadium with Marathon Gig

Flash back roughly 10 years. Axl Rose was still putting the finishing touches on Chinese Democracy, his infamous in-the-works Guns N’ Roses album that finally saw the light of day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Good Charlotte's 'Youth Authority' Is a Solid Farewell Record — If That's What It Is
July 20, 2016
Best New Music: Good Charlotte's 'Youth Authority' Is a Solid Farewell Record — If That's What It Is

Nearly 15 years ago, few alt/punk/pop bands were as big of a deal as Good Charlotte. The band’s 2002 album The Young and the Hopeless was on its way to going...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Few Questions With…Whitney Way Thore of TLC's 'My Big Fat Beautiful Life'
June 29, 2016
A Few Questions With…Whitney Way Thore of TLC's 'My Big Fat Beautiful Life'

Ever since her ‘Fat Girl Dancing’ video went viral a few years ago, Whitney Way Thore has been everywhere. Her TLC reality show, My Big Fat Fabulous Life just started...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Country Joe & The Fish – The Greatest Protest Song of the ’60s?  (Interview)
January 7, 2013
Country Joe & The Fish – The Greatest Protest Song of the ’60s? (Interview)

As the Vietnam War escalated in the mid-1960s and more young men were drafted into the military, protest songs became more mainstream.  Once a staple of folk music, like Phil...

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 | 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 | Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers
June 10, 2011
Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers

It’s hard enough being in a band without having to deal with the added stress of expectations weighing down upon you. Throughout rock history, bands and artists have had to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac: 1943-2022
November 30, 2022
Rest in Peace, Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac: 1943-2022

Christine McVie, a longtime member of Fleetwood Mac, has died at the age of 79. The sad news was announced on Wednesday by McVie’s family, which issued a statement on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Natalie Merchant Announces ‘Keep Your Courage,’ First Album of New Material Since 2014, Tour Dates
November 29, 2022
Natalie Merchant Announces ‘Keep Your Courage,’ First Album of New Material Since 2014, Tour Dates

Natalie Merchant will add to her enduring legacy of music on April 14, 2023, with the release of Keep Your Courage. Her first album of new material since her 2014...

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 | ‘The Rolling Stones in Mono’: 16-LP Colored Vinyl Box Set Coming in January (Pre-Order)
November 17, 2022
‘The Rolling Stones in Mono’: 16-LP Colored Vinyl Box Set Coming in January (Pre-Order)

Scheduled for a Jan. 20, 2023 release from ABKCO, The Rolling Stones In Mono (Limited Color Edition) is an updated version of a 2016 collection of the Stones‘ entire 1960s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Debut Faithful Cover of the Classic “Bells Will Be Ringing (Please Come Home For Christmas)”
November 15, 2022
The Offspring Debut Faithful Cover of the Classic “Bells Will Be Ringing (Please Come Home For Christmas)”

The Offspring are known for their guitar-forward style of Orange County alt/punk, but the veteran band also has a softer, more sentimental side — and this week, the band shared...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roberta Flack: ALS ‘Has ‘Made it Impossible to Sing and Not Easy to Speak’; New Documentary Film Out Soon
November 15, 2022
Roberta Flack: ALS ‘Has ‘Made it Impossible to Sing and Not Easy to Speak’; New Documentary Film Out Soon

On Monday, it was announced that legendary singer Roberta Flack has been diagnosed with ALS, (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease), and that the illness has “made it impossible...

Rock Cellar Magazine | P!NK Announces ‘Summer Carnival’ 2023 Tour, Featuring Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo on Select Dates
November 14, 2022
P!NK Announces ‘Summer Carnival’ 2023 Tour, Featuring Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo on Select Dates

On Monday, pop superstar P!nk announced a huge 2023 tour dubbed the Summer Carnival — and along for the fun on a few select dates will be Pat Benatar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foreigner Announces The Historic Farewell Tour for Summer 2023, with Special Guests Loverboy
November 14, 2022
Foreigner Announces The Historic Farewell Tour for Summer 2023, with Special Guests Loverboy

Iconic rockers Foreigner will embark on The Historic Farewell Tour next year, bringing their host of classic rock anthems to the masses for one last go-around. Announced on Monday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Bruce Springsteen Covers Soul Classics on Spirited New Album, ‘Only the Strong Survive’ (Listen/Buy)
November 11, 2022
Out Now: Bruce Springsteen Covers Soul Classics on Spirited New Album, ‘Only the Strong Survive’ (Listen/Buy)

Only the Strong Survive is a new collection of covers of soul classics from Bruce Springsteen, and after a few months of anticipation, the record is available today, Nov. 11....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: John Mellencamp Revisits Classic 1985 Album ‘Scarecrow’ for Deluxe Edition (Listen/Buy)
November 4, 2022
Out Now: John Mellencamp Revisits Classic 1985 Album ‘Scarecrow’ for Deluxe Edition (Listen/Buy)

Today, Nov. 4, John Mellencamp has reissued Scarecrow, the singer/songwriter‘s smash-hit 1985 album that featured three of his biggest hits, “R.O.C.K In The U.S.A. (A Salute To 60’s Rock)” “Lonely...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Hear “Call Me the Breeze” from ‘Live at the Fillmore 1997’ (Out 11/25, Pre-Order)
November 4, 2022
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Hear “Call Me the Breeze” from ‘Live at the Fillmore 1997’ (Out 11/25, Pre-Order)

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers‘ archival release Live at the Fillmore 1997 is coming out on Nov. 25 — and on Friday, the Petty estate and Warner Records shared another...

Rock Cellar Magazine | It’s Just About Time to Revisit ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’: Spatial Audio/Super Deluxe Box Set 12/2 (Pre-Order)
November 1, 2022
It’s Just About Time to Revisit ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’: Spatial Audio/Super Deluxe Box Set 12/2 (Pre-Order)

It’s just about time to listen to A Charlie Brown Christmas once again. The classic holiday album tied to the television special of the same name is a yearly tradition, both...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” in a Los Angeles Parking Lot
October 31, 2022
Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” in a Los Angeles Parking Lot

This past Saturday night, the Red Hot Chili Peppers played a benefit concert for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles. An annual benefit gig for the venue, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen Shares Cover of Ben E. King’s “Don’t Play That Song”; ‘Only the Strong Survive’ 11/11 (Pre-Order)
October 28, 2022
Bruce Springsteen Shares Cover of Ben E. King’s “Don’t Play That Song”; ‘Only the Strong Survive’ 11/11 (Pre-Order)

On Nov. 11, Bruce Springsteen will return with a new album. Only the Strong Survive is a collection of covers of soul classics with special significance for “The Boss,” and will be his first release since 2020’s Letter...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catching Up with Jxdn: TikTok Fame, Playing When We Were Young 2022 & His “Super Power,” Travis Barker
October 27, 2022
Catching Up with Jxdn: TikTok Fame, Playing When We Were Young 2022 & His “Super Power,” Travis Barker

“I don’t really care how people feel about me, I care about how people feel.” That’s the overall message put out by Jxdn, otherwise known as Jaden Hossler, one of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cali Vibes Festival 2023: Jack Johnson, Rebelution, Dirty Heads, 311, Slightly Stoopid, Damian Marley & More
October 18, 2022
Cali Vibes Festival 2023: Jack Johnson, Rebelution, Dirty Heads, 311, Slightly Stoopid, Damian Marley & More

Cali Vibes, the music festival put on by Goldenvoice that brings together the most notable acts in the reggae/rock scene, will return in February with its 2023 edition, its second...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers ‘Live at the Fillmore 1997’ with Behind-The-Scenes Video (Pre-Order)
October 17, 2022
Preview Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers ‘Live at the Fillmore 1997’ with Behind-The-Scenes Video (Pre-Order)

Due out on Nov. 18 is Live at the Fillmore 1997, a collection from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers commemorating the ensemble’s 20-night stand at the famed San Francisco theater...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen Previews Soul LP with Cover of the Commodores’ “Nightshift” (Watch/Pre-Order)
October 17, 2022
Bruce Springsteen Previews Soul LP with Cover of the Commodores’ “Nightshift” (Watch/Pre-Order)

On Nov. 11, Bruce Springsteen will return with a new album. Only the Strong Survive is a collection of covers of soul classics with special significance for “The Boss,” and will be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mellencamp Previews ‘Scarecrow’ Reissue with “Carolina Shag” (Listen/Pre-Order); Tour Starts in Feb.
October 7, 2022
John Mellencamp Previews ‘Scarecrow’ Reissue with “Carolina Shag” (Listen/Pre-Order); Tour Starts in Feb.

These are especially busy times for John Mellencamp. Back on Sept. 13, the legendary singer/songwriter announced plans for a remastered reissue of Scarecrow, his smash-hit 1985 album that featured three...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen: New Album ‘Only the Strong Survive’ Out 11/11, Debuts Frank Wilson Cover (Preview/Pre-Order)
September 29, 2022
Bruce Springsteen: New Album ‘Only the Strong Survive’ Out 11/11, Debuts Frank Wilson Cover (Preview/Pre-Order)

On Nov. 11, Bruce Springsteen will return with a new album. Announced on Thursday, Only the Strong Survive is a collection of covers of soul classics with special significance for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: ‘Live at the Fillmore 1997’ Out 11/25, Capturing 20-Show Residency at S.F. Venue (Pre-Order)
September 21, 2022
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: ‘Live at the Fillmore 1997’ Out 11/25, Capturing 20-Show Residency at S.F. Venue (Pre-Order)

In 1997, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers took the stage at the legendary Fillmore in San Francisco for a 20-show residency that was the stuff of legend, further cementing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Previously ‘Lost’ Royal Albert Hall Live Album; Film Streaming on Netflix
September 16, 2022
Out Now: Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Previously ‘Lost’ Royal Albert Hall Live Album; Film Streaming on Netflix

Previously assumed lost to the sands of time, a near-mythical and long-rumored live recording of a 1970 performance from Creedence Clearwater Revival has now been officially released today, Sept. 16. Creedence...

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 | Doug “Cosmo” Clifford on Creedence Clearwater Revival’s ‘Lost’ Royal Albert Hall Concert Film/LP
September 14, 2022
Doug “Cosmo” Clifford on Creedence Clearwater Revival’s ‘Lost’ Royal Albert Hall Concert Film/LP

Creedence Clearwater Revival was a San Francisco Bay Area band that had yet to visit a bayou when they popularized swamp rock in 1969 with hits like “Proud Mary” and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs for Back-To-School Season
September 14, 2022
Top 11 Songs for Back-To-School Season

School’s back in session — for many children around the United States, it began as early as mid-August, if not earlier — so with that in mind, here’s the latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Ain’t No Picnic Wraps Enchanting Weekend in LA with Eclectic Mix and Impossibly Good Vibes (Recap)
August 29, 2022
This Ain’t No Picnic Wraps Enchanting Weekend in LA with Eclectic Mix and Impossibly Good Vibes (Recap)

“I learned to drive in this parking lot,” cracked Phoebe Bridgers from the Fairway stage of This Ain’t No Picnic on Sunday night, the final night of the two-day festival...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Tedeschi Trucks Band Releases New Album, ‘I Am The Moon: IV. Farewell’ (Listen)
August 26, 2022
Out Now: Tedeschi Trucks Band Releases New Album, ‘I Am The Moon: IV. Farewell’ (Listen)

I Am The Moon: IV. Farewell is a new collection of songs from Tedeschi Trucks Band, the ensemble’s final entry in the four-part I Am The Moon album series, a project that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance Packing Reunion Gigs with Surprises; Watch Gerard Way Rock a Cheerleader Costume
August 24, 2022
My Chemical Romance Packing Reunion Gigs with Surprises; Watch Gerard Way Rock a Cheerleader Costume

My Chemical Romance recently launched their highly anticipated reunion tour, an outing that was first put on hold after the beloved punk/emo band reignited in late 2019 with a one-off...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dropkick Murphys Preview New Woody Guthrie-Inspired LP ‘This Machine Still Kills Fascists’ with “Ten Times More”
August 23, 2022
Dropkick Murphys Preview New Woody Guthrie-Inspired LP ‘This Machine Still Kills Fascists’ with “Ten Times More”

Massachusetts-based Celtic/punk band Dropkick Murphys are known the world over for their loud, proud and high-energy blend of styles and electrifying live show — but at their core, the ensemble has long maintained...

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 | Coldplay Announces 2023 ‘Music of the Spheres’ European/UK World Tour Dates, More Coming
August 22, 2022
Coldplay Announces 2023 ‘Music of the Spheres’ European/UK World Tour Dates, More Coming

Coldplay launched its Music of the Spheres world tour in mid-March in support of its most recent album, which was released last October and boasted a worldwide smash hit in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Mountain Goats’ ‘Bleed Out’ LP, Inspired by Classic Action Movies (Listen)
August 19, 2022
Out Now: The Mountain Goats’ ‘Bleed Out’ LP, Inspired by Classic Action Movies (Listen)

Bleed Out is a new studio album from celebrated indie rockers The Mountain Goats. Released today, Aug. 19, the record was billed as “a cinematic experience inspired by action movies...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tedeschi Trucks Band Honors Late Keyboardist Kofi Burbridge with “Soul Sweet Song”
August 11, 2022
Tedeschi Trucks Band Honors Late Keyboardist Kofi Burbridge with “Soul Sweet Song”

“Soul Sweet Song” is a new track from Tedeschi Trucks Band, previewing the ensemble’s upcoming album I Am The Moon: IV. Farewell, which will be out on Aug. 26. The...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Creedence Clearwater Revival to Revisit Lost 1970 Gig at the Royal Albert Hall as Live Album/Film
August 2, 2022
Creedence Clearwater Revival to Revisit Lost 1970 Gig at the Royal Albert Hall as Live Album/Film

Previously assumed lost to the sands of time, a near-mythical and long-rumored live recording of a 1970 performance from Creedence Clearwater Revival will finally be released on Sept. 16. Announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Cure Reissuing 1992’s ‘Wish’ for 30th Anniversary 11/25; Preview/Pre-Order
July 28, 2022
The Cure Reissuing 1992’s ‘Wish’ for 30th Anniversary 11/25; Preview/Pre-Order

Originally released in April of 1992, Wish was the most successful studio album from English rock icons The Cure, landing in the top spot on the U.K. album charts and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bush Tackles Women’s Rights, Planet Earth and AI/Robots on Aggressive New Song “More Than Machines”
July 27, 2022
Bush Tackles Women’s Rights, Planet Earth and AI/Robots on Aggressive New Song “More Than Machines”

Gavin Rossdale and alt/rock heroes Bush are back again with a blistering new song, “More Than Machines.” Debuted on Wednesday, the song serves as the lead single from a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ZZ Top ‘Raw: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas,’ Dedicated “In Righteous Memory of Dusty Hill” (Listen)
July 22, 2022
Out Now: ZZ Top ‘Raw: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas,’ Dedicated “In Righteous Memory of Dusty Hill” (Listen)

Raw: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas is a new album from Texas rock legends ZZ Top. Released today, July 22, it’s a collection of songs from throughout the groundbreaking band’s career,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Dawes Lets It All Out with Experimental, Loose ‘Misadventures of Doomscroller’ LP (Listen)
July 22, 2022
Out Now: Dawes Lets It All Out with Experimental, Loose ‘Misadventures of Doomscroller’ LP (Listen)

Los Angeles indie/rock outfit Dawes returned today, July 22, with Misadventures of Doomscroller — the eighth studio album from the band and a stark departure from what came before. It’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judas Priest’s Rob Halford is Just Like Us: Singing Classic ‘Priest’ Songs While Doing the Dishes
July 14, 2022
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford is Just Like Us: Singing Classic ‘Priest’ Songs While Doing the Dishes

We love it when our favorite rock stars reveal things about themselves to which we “regular people” can relate. The latest example of this comes from Judas Priest main man...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rhett Miller (Old 97’s) Shares “Follow You Home”; New Solo Album ‘The Misfit’ Out 9/16
July 13, 2022
Rhett Miller (Old 97’s) Shares “Follow You Home”; New Solo Album ‘The Misfit’ Out 9/16

Outside of his work fronting the alt/country band Old 97’s, Rhett Miller has also maintained a steady solo career — and on Sept. 16, he will release his eighth record,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview The Mountain Goats’ New Album ‘Bleed Out,’ Inspired by Action Movies of the 1960s/70s/80s (Out 8/19)
July 12, 2022
Preview The Mountain Goats’ New Album ‘Bleed Out,’ Inspired by Action Movies of the 1960s/70s/80s (Out 8/19)

On Aug. 19, revered indie/rock band The Mountain Goats will release a new record titled Bleed Out. Announced recently, the album is being billed as “a cinematic experience inspired by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Announce First Leg of 2023 U.S. Tour
July 12, 2022
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Announce First Leg of 2023 U.S. Tour

Early next year, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will get back after it on their first proper tour since 2017 — and on Tuesday, “The Boss” revealed details...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Deslondes Release New Album ‘Ways & Means’ – (Listen & Stream)
July 8, 2022
The Deslondes Release New Album ‘Ways & Means’ – (Listen & Stream)

Today, July 8th, the Americana roots band The Deslondes released their new album Ways & Means on New West Records. Pick up Ways & Means on CD and Vinyl at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Julien Baker Shares “Guthrie”; ‘B-Sides’ EP Out 7/21 Ahead of Tour with Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen
July 7, 2022
Julien Baker Shares “Guthrie”; ‘B-Sides’ EP Out 7/21 Ahead of Tour with Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen

In early 2021, Julien Baker added to her acclaimed catalog of hushed and heartbreaking albums with Little Oblivions, her third to date and a collection of songs showcasing Baker’s knack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten Debuts Video for “Headspace,” from ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’; Tour Starts 7/21
July 7, 2022
Sharon Van Etten Debuts Video for “Headspace,” from ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’; Tour Starts 7/21

Released on May 6, We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong is another strong entry to the catalog of Sharon Van Etten, the latest statement of creative purpose from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beck Regrets Denying “Weird Al” Yankovic Permission to Parody “Loser” in the ’90s: “I’m Actually Really Sad It Didn’t Happen”
June 30, 2022
Beck Regrets Denying “Weird Al” Yankovic Permission to Parody “Loser” in the ’90s: “I’m Actually Really Sad It Didn’t Happen”

First released in March of 1993, “Loser” would become a breakthrough sensation for Beck, who previously toiled as a struggling musician before the quirky track drew attention his way, eventually...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen: ZZ Top Revisits 1975’s “Heard it on the X” for New Album, ‘Raw,’ Coming 7/22
June 27, 2022
Listen: ZZ Top Revisits 1975’s “Heard it on the X” for New Album, ‘Raw,’ Coming 7/22

ZZ Top has been previewing a new record, Raw, in recent weeks with new recordings of songs from the Texas blues/rock trio‘s earlier days. The latest, “Heard it on the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Judas Priest Sets Fall North American Fall Tour Dates Around Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
June 21, 2022
Judas Priest Sets Fall North American Fall Tour Dates Around Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

The victory lap that 2022 has been for English heavy metal gods Judas Priest will continue this fall as the band returns to North America for more dates on its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dropkick Murphys Honoring Woody Guthrie with ‘This Machine Still Kills Fascists’ Album; Acoustic Theatre Tour
June 21, 2022
Dropkick Murphys Honoring Woody Guthrie with ‘This Machine Still Kills Fascists’ Album; Acoustic Theatre Tour

Massachusetts-based Celtic/punk band Dropkick Murphys are known the world over for their loud, proud and high-energy blend of styles and electrifying live show — but at their core, the ensemble...

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 | PHOTOS: Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire Bring ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ Tour to Banc of California Stadium in LA
June 20, 2022
PHOTOS: Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire Bring ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ Tour to Banc of California Stadium in LA

Prior to a pandemic-forced postponement, Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire were bound for the road on a massive tour promising classic hits, memorable moments and many of the feel-good...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Forgiveness is at the Core of Papa Roach’s New Video for “No Apologies”; ‘Rockzilla’ Tour Starts Late July
June 14, 2022
Forgiveness is at the Core of Papa Roach’s New Video for “No Apologies”; ‘Rockzilla’ Tour Starts Late July

Papa Roach returned in early April with Ego Trip, the 11th studio album from the ever-evolving Northern California band, which first emerged more than two decades ago amid the “nu-metal”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Southern Rock Songs
June 13, 2022
Top 11 Southern Rock Songs

Top 11 Southern Rock Songs Frank Mastropolo “Rock was born in the South, so saying ‘Southern Rock’ is like saying ‘Rock Rock.'” —Duane Allman “Hold on Loosely” by 38 Special...

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 | Randy Bachman & Tal Bachman’s ‘Bachman & Bachman’ Album Shines Bright Through Pandemic Gloom
June 8, 2022
Randy Bachman & Tal Bachman’s ‘Bachman & Bachman’ Album Shines Bright Through Pandemic Gloom

Despite the innumerable challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Randy Bachman has managed to pierce through the doom and gloom with some sterling offerings, including the Bachman Cummings: The Collection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Fixx Reflecting Back and Looking Forward on Vibrant New LP ‘Every Five Seconds’ (Q&A with Cy Curnin)
June 8, 2022
The Fixx Reflecting Back and Looking Forward on Vibrant New LP ‘Every Five Seconds’ (Q&A with Cy Curnin)

The Fixx tapped into American music listeners’ collective consciousness like few others during the second British music invasion of the early 1980s. “Stand or Fall” and “Red Skies,” the London...

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 | Angel Olsen Plays ‘Kimmel,’ ‘Big Time’ LP Out Now; ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour w/ Sharon Van Etten/Julien Baker Starts 7/21
June 8, 2022
Angel Olsen Plays ‘Kimmel,’ ‘Big Time’ LP Out Now; ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour w/ Sharon Van Etten/Julien Baker Starts 7/21

This past Friday, June 3, acclaimed singer/songwriter Angel Olsen released her new album, Big Time. As Olsen said in a statement, Big Time is very much a personal creative statement,...

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 | 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 | Angel Olsen Previews ‘Big Time’ with “Through the Fires”; LP Due 6/3 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour
May 18, 2022
Angel Olsen Previews ‘Big Time’ with “Through the Fires”; LP Due 6/3 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour

On June 3, Angel Olsen will release a new record, Big Time, which the acclaimed singer/songwriter has been previewing in recent weeks with a few songs. Here’s “Through the Fires,”...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Sets Fall Tour with Special Full-Album Performances in NYC/Chicago/Los Angeles
May 16, 2022
311 Sets Fall Tour with Special Full-Album Performances in NYC/Chicago/Los Angeles

Fresh off another marathon 311 Day experience in Las Vegas and a spring run of dates, veteran rock/reggae outfit 311 will head back out on the road this fall for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs from Bands Named After Food
May 13, 2022
Top 11 Songs from Bands Named After Food

Bread, Hot Chocolate, Cream, Vanilla Fudge, Hot Butter, and more — no, not your grocery list, our Top 11 Songs from Bands Named After Food. “My doctor told me I...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Leo Sayer Gets Back With New Album of Reinvented Beatles Songs
May 13, 2022
I’m Still Standing: Leo Sayer Gets Back With New Album of Reinvented Beatles Songs

The 2021 documentary The Beatles: Get Back could not have come at a better time for Leo Sayer. The singer-songwriter often crossed paths with the group as a young performer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wilco Previews New Double-LP ‘Cruel Country’ with “Tired Of Taking It Out On You”; Tour Extended
May 10, 2022
Wilco Previews New Double-LP ‘Cruel Country’ with “Tired Of Taking It Out On You”; Tour Extended

Jeff Tweedy and Wilco recently announced a new double-album, Cruel Country, which the celebrated indie band will release on May 27. Here’s “Tired Of Taking It Out On You,” a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Sharon Van Etten Releases ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’ LP; Hosting YouTube Live Stream
May 6, 2022
Out Now: Sharon Van Etten Releases ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’ LP; Hosting YouTube Live Stream

Acclaimed indie singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten returned today, May 6, with We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong, her sixth full-length album and the first since 2019’s Remind Me Tomorrow....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn Debuts Video for ‘Requiem’ LP Standout “Worst Is On Its Way”; Tour with Evanescence Starts in August
April 21, 2022
Korn Debuts Video for ‘Requiem’ LP Standout “Worst Is On Its Way”; Tour with Evanescence Starts in August

Back in early February, hard-rock titans Korn released their 14th studio album, Requiem — a pummeling reassertion of the band’s vitality. Among the album’s standout tracks was “Worst Is On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Wet Leg Riding High with Quirky, Engaging & Dynamic Debut Album (Listen)
April 11, 2022
Out Now: Wet Leg Riding High with Quirky, Engaging & Dynamic Debut Album (Listen)

The past year or so has seen U.K. indie/rock duo Wet Leg become a bit of a global phenomenon, the momentum of the band’s breakthrough single “Chaise Longue” more or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten: ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’ Album Out 5/6 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour
April 6, 2022
Sharon Van Etten: ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’ Album Out 5/6 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour

After sharing a few intriguing new songs in recent weeks, singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten has now revealed her master plan: Her sixth full-length album, We’ve Been Going About This All...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Shinedown: Stream “The Saints Of Violence And Innuendo,” ‘Planet Zero’ LP Out 4/22; On Tour Now
April 5, 2022
Shinedown: Stream “The Saints Of Violence And Innuendo,” ‘Planet Zero’ LP Out 4/22; On Tour Now

Dynamic alt/rock heroes Shinedown are out on the road right now alongside special guests The Pretty Reckless and Diamante, with eyes on an April 22 release for Planet Zero, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Arlo Parks Announces Fall 2022 ‘Collapsed in Sunbeams’ Tour After Coachella & Gigs with Billie Eilish/Harry Styles
April 4, 2022
Arlo Parks Announces Fall 2022 ‘Collapsed in Sunbeams’ Tour After Coachella & Gigs with Billie Eilish/Harry Styles

This fall, Arlo Parks will head out on a North American tour that will find the singer/songwriter playing some of the biggest venues she’s seen yet in the country. The...

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 | Angel Olsen Debuts “All the Good Times,” New Album ‘Big Time’ 6/3 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour
March 30, 2022
Angel Olsen Debuts “All the Good Times,” New Album ‘Big Time’ 6/3 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour

It’ll be a busy rest of the year for Angel Olsen. This week, the singer/songwriter announced a new album, Big Time, which will be released on June 3. Shared in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alt-J and Portugal. the Man Tour: A Perfect Pairing of Unpredictable Indie/Alt Pioneers (Recap of LA Show 3/27)
March 28, 2022
Alt-J and Portugal. the Man Tour: A Perfect Pairing of Unpredictable Indie/Alt Pioneers (Recap of LA Show 3/27)

The combination of English indie/rock trio Alt-J and Portland-by-way-of-Alaska alt/psychedelic/indie ensemble Portugal. the Man sounded like a solid pairing when the groups’ current tour was announced a few months back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greta Van Fleet Postpones ‘Dreams In Gold’ Tour Dates as Guitarist Jake Kiszka Recovers from Pneumonia
March 22, 2022
Greta Van Fleet Postpones ‘Dreams In Gold’ Tour Dates as Guitarist Jake Kiszka Recovers from Pneumonia

A few days ago, it was revealed that Greta Van Fleet guitarist Jake Kiszka had been hospitalized due to pneumonia, and on Monday evening the dynamic young rock and roll...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch the ‘Limp Bizkit Still Sucks’ Tour, Hitting An U.S. Arena Near You This Spring
March 16, 2022
Catch the ‘Limp Bizkit Still Sucks’ Tour, Hitting An U.S. Arena Near You This Spring

On Halloween, Limp Bizkit returned with a new studio album, the cheekily titled Still Sucks. It was everything folks could have expected from Fred Durst and the gang — aggressive,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice in Chains & Breaking Benjamin Announce Co-Headlining Tour with Special Guests Bush
March 7, 2022
Alice in Chains & Breaking Benjamin Announce Co-Headlining Tour with Special Guests Bush

Sure to be one of the summer’s most popular rock tours, Alice in Chains & Breaking Benjamin will link up for a co-headlining tour of mostly outdoor venues with special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top: New Album ‘Raw’ Coming 7/22, Dedicated “In Righteous Memory of Dusty Hill”; Tour Dates
March 7, 2022
ZZ Top: New Album ‘Raw’ Coming 7/22, Dedicated “In Righteous Memory of Dusty Hill”; Tour Dates

When ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill passed away in late July at the age of 72, the future of the Texas blues/rock icons was very much in question. However, Hill’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Announces 2022 ‘Reunion Tour’ Dates, Including Coachella, Glastonbury and Beyond
March 7, 2022
Phoebe Bridgers Announces 2022 ‘Reunion Tour’ Dates, Including Coachella, Glastonbury and Beyond

Phoebe Bridgers enjoyed a monumentally busy 2021, one that earned the singer/songwriter four Grammy nominations on the strength of her standout second full-length record, Punisher, as well as a cathartic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ukrainian Metal Band Jinjer Cancels US Tour Due to War; Starts Donation Campaign with Benefit T-Shirts
March 4, 2022
Ukrainian Metal Band Jinjer Cancels US Tour Due to War; Starts Donation Campaign with Benefit T-Shirts

Ukrainian progressive/metal band Jinjer has launched a campaign to help raise funds to provide aid and support for their home country, offering up two limited-edition t-shirts with 100% of proceeds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Shinedown Takes Aim at ‘Cancel Culture’ in Cinematic New “Planet Zero” Video; New Album & Tour in April
March 3, 2022
Shinedown Takes Aim at ‘Cancel Culture’ in Cinematic New “Planet Zero” Video; New Album & Tour in April

Shinedown has become one of the biggest hard-rock bands in recent history, and the group scored another major chart victory with “Planet Zero.” The song, the title track from Shinedown’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gilbert O’Sullivan Q&A: On His First U.S. Tour in Nearly 50 Years(!), a ‘Good Song’ vs. a ‘Hit’ and Beyond
March 1, 2022
Gilbert O’Sullivan Q&A: On His First U.S. Tour in Nearly 50 Years(!), a ‘Good Song’ vs. a ‘Hit’ and Beyond

Boasting classic hits such as “Alone Again (Naturally),” “Get Down,” “Out Of The Question” and “Clair,” anybody with an ear tuned to the wondrous songs blasting out on AM radio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | HAIM Debuts “Lost Track” with Paul Thomas Anderson-Directed Video; North American Tour Starts in April
March 1, 2022
HAIM Debuts “Lost Track” with Paul Thomas Anderson-Directed Video; North American Tour Starts in April

The sisters of HAIM have returned with “Lost Track,” a new song/video that serves as the first bit of new music from the Los Angeles group since the theatrical debut...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten Shares New Video for “Used To It”; Tour with Julien Baker + Angel Olsen This Summer
March 1, 2022
Sharon Van Etten Shares New Video for “Used To It”; Tour with Julien Baker + Angel Olsen This Summer

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten has now premiered two new songs so far this year, perhaps indicative of an impending new album release — which would be her first since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Papa Roach Shares “Cut The Line,” ‘Ego Trip’ LP Coming 4/8; Tour ft. Hollywood Undead/Bad Wolves On Now
March 1, 2022
Papa Roach Shares “Cut The Line,” ‘Ego Trip’ LP Coming 4/8; Tour ft. Hollywood Undead/Bad Wolves On Now

The past few months have seen a flurry of activity from Papa Roach, and it was all building to today — when the long-running hard-rock/nu-metal band announced its 11th studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greta Van Fleet Extends 2022 ‘Dreams in Gold’ Spring Tour with Fall Run of North America
March 1, 2022
Greta Van Fleet Extends 2022 ‘Dreams in Gold’ Spring Tour with Fall Run of North America

In April 2021, dynamic young rock and roll band Greta Van Fleet reaffirmed its status as one of the foremost entities in music today with The Battle At Garden’s Gate, a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mary Wilson’s Legacy with The Supremes, the Primettes and More to Be Honored 3/4 with ‘Motown Anthology’
February 24, 2022
Mary Wilson’s Legacy with The Supremes, the Primettes and More to Be Honored 3/4 with ‘Motown Anthology’

This coming March 6 would have been the 78th birthday of legendary singer and co-founder of The Supremes, Mary Wilson. Wilson passed away suddenly in early February 2021, but in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age and More): 1964-2022
February 22, 2022
Rest in Peace, Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age and More): 1964-2022

Mark Lanegan, an esteemed and adventurous musician whose career spanned decades, has passed away at 57 years of age. The news was announced on Tuesday, with Variety noting that while...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Previews Knotfest Roadshow 2022 with ’21 Highlights Set to New Song “The Chapeltown Rag”
February 17, 2022
Slipknot Previews Knotfest Roadshow 2022 with ’21 Highlights Set to New Song “The Chapeltown Rag”

In early November, Slipknot staged an epic one-day festival event, Knotfest Los Angeles, an extension of its 2021 tour that brought the masked heavy metal marauders around the country. At...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Spoon ‘Lucifer on the Sofa,’ Another Solid Album from the Esteemed Indie Rockers (Listen)
February 11, 2022
Out Now: Spoon ‘Lucifer on the Sofa,’ Another Solid Album from the Esteemed Indie Rockers (Listen)

A new album from Spoon is usually a great occasion for the indie/rock scene, as Britt Daniel and his band mates have carved an irreplaceable spot over the years with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS ‘Destroyer 45’: Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley & Bob Ezrin Reflect on the Milestone 1976 Album
February 10, 2022
KISS ‘Destroyer 45’: Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley & Bob Ezrin Reflect on the Milestone 1976 Album

Bolstered by the success of their breakthrough 1975 album Alive!, as KISS moved forward, in order to retain their newly anointed status as rock gods their follow-up studio album had to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten Takes Control in Her Workout Routine-Heavy Music Video for New Song “Porta”
February 8, 2022
Sharon Van Etten Takes Control in Her Workout Routine-Heavy Music Video for New Song “Porta”

“Porta” is the title of a new song/video from Sharon Van Etten, the singer/songwriter‘s first bit of new music since 2020. Its corresponding music video, which was premiered on Tuesday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2022 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 3/27 on ABC
February 8, 2022
2022 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 3/27 on ABC

The official list of 2022 Academy Award nominations was unveiled early Tuesday, ahead of the 94th Oscars ceremony on Sunday, March 27, starting at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rising U.K. Duo Wet Leg Shares Video for “Oh No” — Exposing Some Wild YouTube Comments They’ve Received
February 1, 2022
Rising U.K. Duo Wet Leg Shares Video for “Oh No” — Exposing Some Wild YouTube Comments They’ve Received

Is Wet Leg a “polarizing” band? Judging by the wide-ranging sorts of comments the rising U.K. duo has earned on its various videos thus far, the answer may indeed be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Arlo Parks: New Song/Music Video for “Softly”; Tour with Clairo Starts 2/16
February 1, 2022
New from Arlo Parks: New Song/Music Video for “Softly”; Tour with Clairo Starts 2/16

After a breakthrough 2021 that saw the release of her first full-length album, the captivating Collapsed in Sunbeams, singer/songwriter Arlo Parks is poised for an even bigger 2022. That album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Matthews Band Announces 2022 North American Summer Tour; Tickets On Sale 2/25
February 1, 2022
Dave Matthews Band Announces 2022 North American Summer Tour; Tickets On Sale 2/25

This summer will see Dave Matthews Band back out on the road for a lengthy North American run of tour dates, as the band revealed on Tuesday. The group’s most...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dashboard Confessional Shares “Burning Heart” from New Album; LA/NYC Record Release Shows Announced
January 28, 2022
Dashboard Confessional Shares “Burning Heart” from New Album; LA/NYC Record Release Shows Announced

On Feb. 25, Dashboard Confessional will return with its ninth studio album to date, All The Truth That I Can Tell. The band, fronted as always by singer/songwriter Chris Carrabba, has been previewing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Announces Spring U.S. Leg of ‘Rough & Rowdy Ways’ Tour for March + April
January 24, 2022
Bob Dylan Announces Spring U.S. Leg of ‘Rough & Rowdy Ways’ Tour for March + April

Last fall, Bob Dylan embarked on his first public live performances since 2019 with the Rough & Rowdy Ways tour. On Monday, the legendary singer/songwriter detailed a new leg of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Head and the Heart Announce ‘Every Shade of Blue’ 2022 Tour, Share New Song & Announce Album
January 21, 2022
The Head and the Heart Announce ‘Every Shade of Blue’ 2022 Tour, Share New Song & Announce Album

Later this year, indie/folk ensemble The Head and the Heart will embark on a sizable tour of big venues across North America, and the band has assembled a strong set...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Meat Loaf: 1947-2022 (Iconic Singer/Actor Remembered by Peers)
January 21, 2022
Rest in Peace, Meat Loaf: 1947-2022 (Iconic Singer/Actor Remembered by Peers)

Meat Loaf has passed away at the age of 74, it was announced early Friday. TMZ reported his passing, noting that he died after a fight with COVID-19 after falling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Papa Roach: Stream “Stand Up,” an Energetic Call-To-Action Anthem (& Spring Tour News)
January 21, 2022
New from Papa Roach: Stream “Stand Up,” an Energetic Call-To-Action Anthem (& Spring Tour News)

Shared on Friday by Papa Roach, “Stand Up” is a song with a specific — and powerful — message. “‘Stand Up’ is inspired by the social unrest of marginalized people...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Announces ‘Knotfest Roadshow’ 2022 Tour: 38 Dates from March to June
January 18, 2022
Slipknot Announces ‘Knotfest Roadshow’ 2022 Tour: 38 Dates from March to June

Masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot will re-engage their Knotfest Roadshow tour later this year, as revealed on Tuesday. After a powerhouse run of live gigs in 2021 (that faced some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Vai Debuts “Zeus in Chains” Video; New Album ‘Inviolate’ & U.S. Tour Coming in Late January
January 13, 2022
Steve Vai Debuts “Zeus in Chains” Video; New Album ‘Inviolate’ & U.S. Tour Coming in Late January

On Jan. 28, iconic guitarist Steve Vai will release a new studio album titled Inviolate. Vai has been previewing the record in recent weeks with a few tracks, and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn Debuts “Forgotten,” the Heavy Opening Track from New Album ‘Requiem’ Out 2/4; Tour Starts 1/31
January 13, 2022
Korn Debuts “Forgotten,” the Heavy Opening Track from New Album ‘Requiem’ Out 2/4; Tour Starts 1/31

Approaching the 30th anniversary of its formation in 1993, Korn keeps on rolling — and on Feb. 4, the hard-rock band that became a phenomenon in ushering in the “nu-metal”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Megadeth + Lamb of God to Continue ‘Metal Tour of the Year’ in Spring with Trivium, In Flames
January 11, 2022
Megadeth + Lamb of God to Continue ‘Metal Tour of the Year’ in Spring with Trivium, In Flames

One of the biggest tours of the year in 2021 was the co-headlining trek from metal giants Megadeth and Lamb of God — and with the calendar moved to 2022,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lensing the Legends: Sherry Rayn Barnett Visually Captures the Essence of Music
January 10, 2022
Lensing the Legends: Sherry Rayn Barnett Visually Captures the Essence of Music

In her exquisite new book Eye of the Music, The Photography of Sherry Rayn Barnett, New York to LA, 1969-1989, the eponymous shutterbug chronicles the music scene coast-to-coast for two...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker & Angel Olsen to Head Out on ‘The Wild Hearts’ Co-Headlining Tour in Summer
January 10, 2022
Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker & Angel Olsen to Head Out on ‘The Wild Hearts’ Co-Headlining Tour in Summer

This summer, three pillars of of the indie singer/songwriter scene will join forces for co-headlining outing when Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker and Angel Olsen embark on The Wild Hearts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bon Jovi Details 2022 North American Arena Tour
January 7, 2022
Bon Jovi Details 2022 North American Arena Tour

This spring, Bon Jovi will embark on an arena tour of cities in North America. The news was made official early Friday morning. The outing will essentially serve as the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Vai Previews New Album ‘Inviolate’ with “Little Pretty” Performance Video
December 22, 2021
Steve Vai Previews New Album ‘Inviolate’ with “Little Pretty” Performance Video

Steve Vai shared a performance video of "Little Pretty," a song from his upcoming album, 'Inviolate,' due out in late January

Rock Cellar Magazine | Code Orange Announces 2022 Headlining Tour ft. Loathe, Vended and Dying Wish; Also Touring with Korn
December 14, 2021
Code Orange Announces 2022 Headlining Tour ft. Loathe, Vended and Dying Wish; Also Touring with Korn

Pittsburgh-based metal/experimental outfit Code Orange has a busy 2022 in store. On Tuesday, the band announced a headlining tour beginning in April that will visit cities across North America, with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn Sets March 2022 Tour Dates w/ Chevelle & Code Orange; New Album ‘Requiem’ Out 2/4
December 14, 2021
Korn Sets March 2022 Tour Dates w/ Chevelle & Code Orange; New Album ‘Requiem’ Out 2/4

Hard rock veterans Korn will head out on the road in March 2022 for a run of headlining tour dates, the band reveled on Tuesday. The outing will come shortly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Papa Roach Details 2022 ‘Kill the Noise’ Tour ft. Special Guests Hollywood Undead/Bad Wolves
December 13, 2021
Papa Roach Details 2022 ‘Kill the Noise’ Tour ft. Special Guests Hollywood Undead/Bad Wolves

More than two decades since the release of the band’s breakthrough 2000 major label debut, Infest, Northern California rockers Papa Roach remain a force on the hard-rock scene — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Shinedown Announces Big 2022 Tour with The Petty Reckless and Diamante
December 13, 2021
Shinedown Announces Big 2022 Tour with The Petty Reckless and Diamante

Next year, hard rock vets Shinedown will head out on a big run of tour dates with special guest The Petty Reckless and Diamante, a 24-show itinerary hitting some pretty...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Courtney Barnett Brings ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’ Tour to LA, Covers Gillian Welch with Lucius (Video)
December 10, 2021
Courtney Barnett Brings ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’ Tour to LA, Covers Gillian Welch with Lucius (Video)

Things Take Time, Take Time is the title of the new studio album from acclaimed singer/songwriter/guitarist Courtney Barnett. She’s currently out on the road supporting the album with a North...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Bloc Party’s Energetic Video for “Traps,” the Lead Single from ‘Alpha Games’ Album Coming in April
December 9, 2021
Watch Bloc Party’s Energetic Video for “Traps,” the Lead Single from ‘Alpha Games’ Album Coming in April

English indie/rock band Bloc Party recently announced Alpha Games, its sixth full-length album and the first since 2016’s Hymns. The record will be released on April 29. Along with the album news,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | HAIM Detail 2022 North American Headlining Tour Supporting 2020’s ‘Women in Music Pt. III’
December 6, 2021
HAIM Detail 2022 North American Headlining Tour Supporting 2020’s ‘Women in Music Pt. III’

Next year, the sisters of HAIM will embark on the One More HAIM tour of North America — an outing that serves as the much-delayed tour in support of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Vai: New Album ‘Inviolate,’ 54-Date U.S. Tour Coming in January (Pre-Order)
December 2, 2021
Steve Vai: New Album ‘Inviolate,’ 54-Date U.S. Tour Coming in January (Pre-Order)

On Jan. 28, guitar icon Steve Vai will release a new album titled Inviolate — his first studio album since 2016’s Modern Primitive and his 10th solo album overall. Here’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dispatch and O.A.R. Announce Co-Headlining Tour for Summer 2022
December 1, 2021
Dispatch and O.A.R. Announce Co-Headlining Tour for Summer 2022

The vibes will be smooth next summer when Dispatch and O.A.R. link up for a co-headlining tour of the United States. Announced on Wednesday, the tour pairs two versatile, veteran...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judas Priest Announces Rescheduled ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour for 2022 with Special Guest Queensryche
November 29, 2021
Judas Priest Announces Rescheduled ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour for 2022 with Special Guest Queensryche

In late September, Judas Priest announced that its scheduled 50 Heavy Metal Years anniversary tour was being shelved, the result of guitarist Richie Faulkner rupturing his aorta onstage and requiring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Turning to Crime,’ a New Covers Album from Deep Purple (Listen)
November 29, 2021
Out Now: ‘Turning to Crime,’ a New Covers Album from Deep Purple (Listen)

Turning to Crime marks a first in the legendary career of English rockers Deep Purple: It’s the band’s very first record of songs written by other artists. The album was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Bloc Party: Listen to “Traps,” from ‘Alpha Games’ Album Coming in April
November 23, 2021
New from Bloc Party: Listen to “Traps,” from ‘Alpha Games’ Album Coming in April

On April 29, English indie/rock band Bloc Party will release Alpha Games, its sixth full-length album and the first since 2016’s Hymns. The news was announced on Tuesday and came...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deep Purple Covers Huey ‘Piano’ Smith’s “Rockin’ Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu” — New LP ‘Turning to Crime’ Out 11/26
November 23, 2021
Deep Purple Covers Huey ‘Piano’ Smith’s “Rockin’ Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu” — New LP ‘Turning to Crime’ Out 11/26

This Friday, Nov. 26, English rock icons Deep Purple will release Turning to Crime, a new album featuring covers of songs from an eclectic assortment of acts — the first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Eric Clapton’s ‘The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions’ Album (Listen)
November 12, 2021
Out Now: Eric Clapton’s ‘The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions’ Album (Listen)

An … eventful past year or so continues for Eric Clapton, who drew attention/criticism for his involvement with Van Morrison in the singer/songwriter’s “anti-lockdown” songs and with his own outspoken comments regarding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mitski Announces New Album ‘Laurel Hell,’ Shares Epic Music Video for “The Only Heartbreaker”
November 9, 2021
Mitski Announces New Album ‘Laurel Hell,’ Shares Epic Music Video for “The Only Heartbreaker”

On Feb. 4, acclaimed singer/songwriter Mitski will release a new album, Laurel Hell. The news was made official on Tuesday and came with the premiere of a new single, “The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greta Van Fleet Details 2022 ‘Dreams in Gold’ Tour with Rival Sons & The Velveteers (Tix on Sale 11/12)
November 9, 2021
Greta Van Fleet Details 2022 ‘Dreams in Gold’ Tour with Rival Sons & The Velveteers (Tix on Sale 11/12)

Back in April, dynamic young band Greta Van Fleet reaffirmed its status as one of the foremost entities in rock music today with The Battle At Garden’s Gate, a new...

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 | Deep Purple Shares New Video for “7 and 7 Is,” Their Cover of the Arthur Lee & Love Original
October 13, 2021
Deep Purple Shares New Video for “7 and 7 Is,” Their Cover of the Arthur Lee & Love Original

Dynamic English hard rock band Deep Purple recently debuted a new track, “7 and 7 Is,” as a preview of a new album, Turning To Crime, which will be released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear “You Can Close Your Eyes,” a 1970 Live Duet from Joni Mitchell + James Taylor (‘Archives Vol. 2’ Out 11/12)
October 8, 2021
Hear “You Can Close Your Eyes,” a 1970 Live Duet from Joni Mitchell + James Taylor (‘Archives Vol. 2’ Out 11/12)

On Nov. 12, the ongoing Joni Mitchell Archives project will continue with Joni Mitchell Archives Vol. 2: The Reprise Years (1968-1971), the latest installment in a series promising a wealth of...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deep Purple: Covers Album ‘Turning To Crime’ Out 11/26; Stream “7 and 7 Is” (Originally By Arthur Lee & Love)
October 6, 2021
Deep Purple: Covers Album ‘Turning To Crime’ Out 11/26; Stream “7 and 7 Is” (Originally By Arthur Lee & Love)

The years roll along, but Deep Purple remains an undeniable force. On Wednesday, the dynamic English hard rock band debuted a new track, “7 and 7 Is,” as a preview...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Everclear and Wheatus (“Teenage Dirtbag”) Announce November West Coast Tour
September 27, 2021
Everclear and Wheatus (“Teenage Dirtbag”) Announce November West Coast Tour

This November, Everclear and Wheatus will head out on a handful of West Coast tour dates. These gigs will be a carryover of sorts to the Summerland tour, which recently...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Northeast Corridor: Steely Dan Live!’ and ‘Donald Fagen: The Nightfly Live’ (Stream/Buy)
September 24, 2021
Out Now: ‘Northeast Corridor: Steely Dan Live!’ and ‘Donald Fagen: The Nightfly Live’ (Stream/Buy)

Today, Sept. 24, a pair of Steely Dan and Steely Dan-affiliated live albums were released. The first, Northeast Corridor: Steely Dan Live!, features performances from iconic venues including New York City’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eric Clapton: ‘The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions’ LP Coming 11/21 (Preview)
September 9, 2021
Eric Clapton: ‘The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions’ LP Coming 11/21 (Preview)

It’s been an eventful past year or so for Eric Clapton, who has made headlines for his involvement with Van Morrison in the singer/songwriter’s “anti-lockdown” songs and with his own...

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 | Dead & Company to Require Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test for Summer Tour
August 13, 2021
Dead & Company to Require Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test for Summer Tour

Exemplary of the growing trends across the music scene as live events attempt a comeback despite rising cases in the delta variant, jam band supergroup Dead & Company this week...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doobie Brothers Share New 4-Song EP, Announce New Album ‘Liberté,’ Out 10/1 (Tour Starts 8/22)
August 6, 2021
The Doobie Brothers Share New 4-Song EP, Announce New Album ‘Liberté,’ Out 10/1 (Tour Starts 8/22)

On Oct. 1, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Doobie Brothers will release a new album, Liberté.  The record was officially announced on Friday, and will be their 15th...

Rock Cellar Magazine | George Harrison: Hear Unreleased “Isn’t It A Pity (Take 27),” from ‘All Things Must Pass’ 50th Anniversary Set Out 8/6
July 30, 2021
George Harrison: Hear Unreleased “Isn’t It A Pity (Take 27),” from ‘All Things Must Pass’ 50th Anniversary Set Out 8/6

“Isn’t It A Pity (Take 27)” is a previously unreleased recording from the George Harrison vaults that is being made available today, July 30, ahead of the lavish 50th anniversary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steely Dan: ‘Absolutely Normal Tour ’21’ Starts 10/5; New Live Album ‘Northeast Corridor,’ Donald Fagen’s ‘The Nightfly Live’ Out 9/24
July 26, 2021
Steely Dan: ‘Absolutely Normal Tour ’21’ Starts 10/5; New Live Album ‘Northeast Corridor,’ Donald Fagen’s ‘The Nightfly Live’ Out 9/24

Steely Dan dropped some major news on Monday: Donald Fagen and his band mates will head out on the Absolutely Normal ’21 tour beginning in early October, just shortly after...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Lindsey Buckingham: Stream “On the Wrong Side,” New Self-Titled LP Out 9/17 Ahead of Fall Tour
July 22, 2021
New from Lindsey Buckingham: Stream “On the Wrong Side,” New Self-Titled LP Out 9/17 Ahead of Fall Tour

On Thursday, Lindsey Buckingham dropped another preview of his upcoming self-titled studio album, which will be released on Sept. 17 as his first solo album in a decade (since 2011’s Seeds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Yacht Rock Vibes Are Strong with John Mayer’s Melancholy New Album ‘Sob Rock’ (Listen)
July 16, 2021
Out Now: The Yacht Rock Vibes Are Strong with John Mayer’s Melancholy New Album ‘Sob Rock’ (Listen)

For most of his career, there’s been a consistent yearning expressed through the music of John Mayer, and that’s very much the case with the singer/songwriter‘s new album, Sob Rock,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Unreleased George Harrison Track “Cosmic Empire,” ‘All Things Must Pass’ 50th Anniversary Set Out 8/6
July 9, 2021
Hear Unreleased George Harrison Track “Cosmic Empire,” ‘All Things Must Pass’ 50th Anniversary Set Out 8/6

“Cosmic Empire” is a previously unreleased song from George Harrison that was originally recorded during the lengthy album sessions for All Things Must Pass, which began in earnest just six...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jakob Dylan and The Wallflowers Return with ‘Exit Wounds,’ a Unifying Message of Hope (Listen)
July 9, 2021
Jakob Dylan and The Wallflowers Return with ‘Exit Wounds,’ a Unifying Message of Hope (Listen)

Nine years between albums is a long time, but rest assured: There’s very little rust evident on Exit Wounds, the new album from Jakob Dylan and The Wallflowers, released on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Wallflowers Set 2021 Tour Dates; ‘Exit Wounds’ LP Out 7/9
July 7, 2021
The Wallflowers Set 2021 Tour Dates; ‘Exit Wounds’ LP Out 7/9

On Friday, July 9, Jakob Dylan will return with a new Wallflowers album, Exit Wounds. The first album from Dylan and his band mates since 2012’s Glad All Over, Exit...

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 | Styx Shares Lyric Video for “Reveries,” from New Album ‘Crash of the Crown’ (Out Now)
June 25, 2021
Styx Shares Lyric Video for “Reveries,” from New Album ‘Crash of the Crown’ (Out Now)

Back on June 18, Styx released Crash of the Crown, an album of unique depth and uplift, a strong accomplishment from the long-running band despite its conception and recording during...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gary Clark Jr. Sets Headlining Tour Dates + Festival Spots for 2021 (Including Guns N’ Roses Gigs in Europe)
June 23, 2021
Gary Clark Jr. Sets Headlining Tour Dates + Festival Spots for 2021 (Including Guns N’ Roses Gigs in Europe)

Gary Clark Jr. already had a few high-profile music festival appearances booked for later this year and the resumption of live music, and now the Grammy Award-winning songwriter/guitarist has added...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foreigner Launching 121-Date World Tour 6/24, Visiting 71 Cities in 42 U.S. States
June 18, 2021
Foreigner Launching 121-Date World Tour 6/24, Visiting 71 Cities in 42 U.S. States

Iconic rock band Foreigner will get back after it in a huge way on June 24 when the group launches a 121-date tour that will carry the band through 16...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Styx Unleashes New Album, ‘Crash of the Crown’ — an Exercise in Positivity, Recorded Before/During the Pandemic (Listen)
June 17, 2021
Out Now: Styx Unleashes New Album, ‘Crash of the Crown’ — an Exercise in Positivity, Recorded Before/During the Pandemic (Listen)

Crash of the Crown is a new studio album from Styx, the long-running band’s 17th overall and first since 2017’s The Mission. Its recording process began before the COVID-19 pandemic...

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 | Top 11 Caribbean Songs
June 14, 2021
Top 11 Caribbean Songs

“The true Caribbean people … We are carnival people, we are vibrant people, not dead people. We like to be heard and we like to have fun.” —Viv Richards, cricketer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Announces 2021-2022 U.S. Tour Dates Supporting ‘Latest Record Project: Volume 1’
June 14, 2021
Van Morrison Announces 2021-2022 U.S. Tour Dates Supporting ‘Latest Record Project: Volume 1’

Riding a wave of attention given to him in recent months due to his series of outspoken “anti-lockdown” songs and similarly feisty double-album Latest Record Project: Volume 1, Van Morrison...

Rock Cellar Magazine | George Harrison ‘All Things Must Pass’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 8/6 — Preview/Pre-Order
June 10, 2021
George Harrison ‘All Things Must Pass’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 8/6 — Preview/Pre-Order

Among the albums the members of the Beatles created after going their separate ways, All Things Must Pass by George Harrison is commonly considered among the very best — its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Counting Crows Set ‘Butter Miracle’ Tour for Fall 2021, Playing New EP and More (Tix On Sale 6/11)
June 7, 2021
Counting Crows Set ‘Butter Miracle’ Tour for Fall 2021, Playing New EP and More (Tix On Sale 6/11)

On May 20, Counting Crows returned with Butter Miracle: Suite One, a four-song, 18-minute EP that was the result of front man/songwriter Adam Duritz’s inspired sessions in the English countryside....

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mayer Goes Retro with New LP ‘Sob Rock’ Out 7/16, Shares New Song “Last Train Home” (Listen)
June 4, 2021
John Mayer Goes Retro with New LP ‘Sob Rock’ Out 7/16, Shares New Song “Last Train Home” (Listen)

You have to hand it to John Mayer for finding ways to keep it fresh — and now, almost twenty years to the day of the release of his breakthrough...

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 | Garbage Debuts Stark Mixed-Media Video for “Wolves,” from New Album ‘No Gods No Masters’ Out 6/11
May 19, 2021
Garbage Debuts Stark Mixed-Media Video for “Wolves,” from New Album ‘No Gods No Masters’ Out 6/11

Shirley Manson, Butch Vig and Garbage have been previewing a new record in recent weeks with a few songs, and the latest, “Wolves,” debuted on Wednesday. No Gods No Monsters...

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 | Top 11 Songs That Shared Names with Movie Titles
May 14, 2021
Top 11 Songs That Shared Names with Movie Titles

“I would rather turn my head and cough than see any part of ‘Patch Adams’ again. The title of this movie should have been ‘Punch Adams!’ — Gene Siskel “Strange...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead & Company Announce 31-Date U.S. Tour Starting in August (Tix On Sale 5/21)
May 13, 2021
Dead & Company Announce 31-Date U.S. Tour Starting in August (Tix On Sale 5/21)

Another major music act has unveiled plans to return to the live stage in 2021, and it’s a big one: Dead & Company will embark on a U.S. run beginning...

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 | Michael Nesmith & Micky Dolenz Announce The Monkees Farewell Tour Dates for Fall 2021 (Tix Onsale 5/7)
May 3, 2021
Michael Nesmith & Micky Dolenz Announce The Monkees Farewell Tour Dates for Fall 2021 (Tix Onsale 5/7)

Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz, the two remaining members of the Monkees, will now embark on a special Farewell Tour in Fall 2021. The news was reported by numerous outlets...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Garbage as Stylish & Edgy as Ever in New Music Video “No Gods No Masters,” New Album Out 6/11
April 28, 2021
Garbage as Stylish & Edgy as Ever in New Music Video “No Gods No Masters,” New Album Out 6/11

We’re happy to report that Shirley Manson and Garbage are quite active these days, and will release a new album, No Gods No Masters, on June 11. It will be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’: Dexter Holland on The Offspring’s New Album, 30+ Years in Punk Rock & Beyond (Q&A)
April 16, 2021
‘Let The Bad Times Roll’: Dexter Holland on The Offspring’s New Album, 30+ Years in Punk Rock & Beyond (Q&A)

Since emerging from sun-soaked Orange County, Calif. in the mid-1980s and making the jump to a mainstream punk-rock institution with 1994’s Smash, The Offspring has always been a band unafraid...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Instrumental Rock Songs
April 16, 2021
Top 11 Instrumental Rock Songs

And now, our latest Top 11 entry from Frank Mastropolo chronicles some of the best instrumental rock songs ever laid to tape …  “I remember walking into a department store...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Remastered ‘Fleetwood Mac Live’ Super Deluxe Reissue
April 9, 2021
Out Now: Remastered ‘Fleetwood Mac Live’ Super Deluxe Reissue

1980’s Fleetwood Mac Live captured the exuberant live experience of a vintage-era Fleetwood Mac concert. Featuring recordings primarily of the Tusk tour in 1979 and 1980, the record has long...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joni Mitchell Archives Series Continues 6/25 with ‘The Reprise Albums (1968-1971),’ Stream Remastered ‘A Case of You’ (Pre-Order)
April 8, 2021
Joni Mitchell Archives Series Continues 6/25 with ‘The Reprise Albums (1968-1971),’ Stream Remastered ‘A Case of You’ (Pre-Order)

The recently launched Joni Mitchell archival series will continue on June 25 when Rhino releases Joni Mitchell: The Reprise Albums (1968-1971), the latest installment in a planned series of reissues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead Launching YouTube Streaming Series 4/9 with 2008 Gig from London’s 93Ft East
April 6, 2021
Radiohead Launching YouTube Streaming Series 4/9 with 2008 Gig from London’s 93Ft East

Back in 2020, during the throes of COVID-19 mandated lockdowns around the world, Radiohead began a series of streaming events on its YouTube page, treating fans to live concert performances...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dinosaur Jr. Shares New Song/Video ‘Garden,’ Hosting Album Release Live Stream Gig 5/1
March 31, 2021
Dinosaur Jr. Shares New Song/Video ‘Garden,’ Hosting Album Release Live Stream Gig 5/1

On April 23, Dinosaur Jr. will return with a new album, Sweep It Into Space, released via Jagjaguwar. It’ll be the influential alt/indie band’s 12th studio album and the first since 2016’s Give a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo 2021 Announced: Foo Fighters, Tame Impala, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo, Lana Del Rey and More
March 31, 2021
Bonnaroo 2021 Announced: Foo Fighters, Tame Impala, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo, Lana Del Rey and More

We are gradually progressing to a time in which music festival lineup announcements may come roaring back — and they’ve already begun, now that organizers of the Bonnaroo Music &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Moby: New ‘Reprise’ Album Revisiting Past Material ft. Kris Kristofferson, Jim James, More Out 5/28; Stream ‘Porcelain’
March 30, 2021
Moby: New ‘Reprise’ Album Revisiting Past Material ft. Kris Kristofferson, Jim James, More Out 5/28; Stream ‘Porcelain’

On May 28, Moby will celebrate his lasting career in music with Reprise, an album of reinvented songs from throughout the past three-plus decades. The appropriately titled Reprise finds Moby...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Garbage Debuts ‘The Men Who Rule the World,’ New Album ‘No Gods No Masters’ Out 6/11 (Pre-Order)
March 30, 2021
Garbage Debuts ‘The Men Who Rule the World,’ New Album ‘No Gods No Masters’ Out 6/11 (Pre-Order)

On June 11, long-running alt/rock band Garbage will release a new album titled No Gods No Masters. It will be the band’s seventh studio album to date and the follow-up...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI Announce ‘Bodies’ Album Out 6/11, Debut Two New Songs & Video for ‘Looking Tragic’
February 25, 2021
AFI Announce ‘Bodies’ Album Out 6/11, Debut Two New Songs & Video for ‘Looking Tragic’

On June 11, veteran punk/alt band AFI (A Fire Inside) will return with a new studio album, Bodies. It’ll be the band’s 11th studio album to date and the first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tower of Power: ’50 Years of Funk & Soul – Live at the Fox Theater’ CD/DVD/3-LP Set Coming 3/26
February 16, 2021
Tower of Power: ’50 Years of Funk & Soul – Live at the Fox Theater’ CD/DVD/3-LP Set Coming 3/26

On March 26, renowned Bay Area soul/funk/R&B ensemble Tower of Power will release 50 Years of Funk and Soul – Live at the Fox Theater, a new live album commemorating...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Love in the Time of Covid’: Another Perfectly Unsettling Music Video Experience from Danny Elfman (Watch)
February 11, 2021
‘Love in the Time of Covid’: Another Perfectly Unsettling Music Video Experience from Danny Elfman (Watch)

There is some … unsettling imagery afoot in “Love in the Time of Covid,” a new song and music video debuted by composer/musician Danny Elfman on Thursday. Elfman has forged...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Covers Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’,’ ft. Rosanne Cash, Jason Isbell, Steve Earle & the War and Treaty
February 5, 2021
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Covers Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’,’ ft. Rosanne Cash, Jason Isbell, Steve Earle & the War and Treaty

On Friday, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band shared a new cover of the Bob Dylan classic, “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” accompanied by a host of special guests. Accompanying the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Unforgettable Jimi Hendrix Stories from Musicians Lucky Enough to Watch Him Play
February 2, 2021
Unforgettable Jimi Hendrix Stories from Musicians Lucky Enough to Watch Him Play

Jimi Hendrix is a near-mythical figure … but he was very much a human being, just like the rest of us. The difference, of course, lies in his otherworldly guitar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Rising Three-Piece Band Levara is Ready to Make a Splash with Debut Album
January 29, 2021
Turn Me On: Rising Three-Piece Band Levara is Ready to Make a Splash with Debut Album

Levara is a three-piece rock band with some serious rock and roll resumes. Guitarist Trev Lukather is the son of Steve Lukather of Toto fame, while drummer Josh Devine was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Actress/Comedian Cloris Leachman: 1926-2021
January 27, 2021
Rest in Peace, Legendary Actress/Comedian Cloris Leachman: 1926-2021

Cloris Leachman has died at the age of 94. The legendary actress/comedian, who entertained generations with her roles in films such as Young Frankenstein and The Last Picture Show, among...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young & Crazy Horse ‘Way Down in the Rust Bucket’ Live Album/Film Coming 2/26
January 15, 2021
Neil Young & Crazy Horse ‘Way Down in the Rust Bucket’ Live Album/Film Coming 2/26

Way Down in the Rust Bucket is the title of a new live album/film coming from Neil Young & Crazy Horse, capturing a previously unreleased live album of a Crazy...

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 | January 2021 Issue
January 14, 2021
January 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our January 2021 features. Mick Fleetwood: On Honoring Peter Green & the Magic of Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days (The Interview) The Story of ‘Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young Sells 50% of His Songwriting Catalog to Hipgnosis for an Estimated $150 Million
January 6, 2021
Neil Young Sells 50% of His Songwriting Catalog to Hipgnosis for an Estimated $150 Million

These are busy times for Hipgnosis Songs Fund, a London-based music management company. On Wednesday, it was reported that the company has acquired the rights to 50 percent of the...

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 | Haim Updates the Waitresses’ ‘Christmas Wrapping’ with the Hanukkah-Themed ‘Christmas Wrapping 2020 (All I Want For Christmas Is A Vaccine)’
December 17, 2020
Haim Updates the Waitresses’ ‘Christmas Wrapping’ with the Hanukkah-Themed ‘Christmas Wrapping 2020 (All I Want For Christmas Is A Vaccine)’

“Christmas Wrapping,” the 1981 single from The Waitresses that has become something of a contemporary holiday classic over the years, is one of those infectious earworms that remains a part...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ — A Warm Musical Salute to the Late, Beloved Fred Rogers (Out Now/Listen)
December 7, 2020
‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ — A Warm Musical Salute to the Late, Beloved Fred Rogers (Out Now/Listen)

Fred Rogers was beloved by millions, his storytelling and gentle presence a familiar comfort on television sets across the country on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which began airing in 1962 and went...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Here We Come A-Caroling’ EP from Blackmore’s Night (ft. Ritchie Blackmore)
December 4, 2020
Out Now: ‘Here We Come A-Caroling’ EP from Blackmore’s Night (ft. Ritchie Blackmore)

Today, Dec. 4, Blackmore’s Night, the project involving iconic & influential guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow) and his wife, singer/multi-instrumentalist Candice Night, released a new holiday EP. Here We...

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 | 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 | Halloween Weekend Live Streams to Watch: Grateful Dead, Trey Anastasio, Code Orange, Mr. Bungle, Puscifer, ‘Rocky Horror,’ More
October 28, 2020
Halloween Weekend Live Streams to Watch: Grateful Dead, Trey Anastasio, Code Orange, Mr. Bungle, Puscifer, ‘Rocky Horror,’ More

It’s the weekend again — but this one’s a bit different. It’s Halloween weekend, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions in place across the country, we might...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and More
September 17, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo to Stream Virtual ROO-ALITY Online Festival 9/24-26 (Archival Sets, New Performances and More)
September 16, 2020
Bonnaroo to Stream Virtual ROO-ALITY Online Festival 9/24-26 (Archival Sets, New Performances and More)

There are no music festivals this year — the COVID-19 pandemic ruined all of those plans, among its effects on society at large — but festival organizers have thus far...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 9/18: Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Ace Frehley, Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, Joan Osborne, Fleetwood Mac
September 14, 2020
New Music Out This Week 9/18: Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Ace Frehley, Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, Joan Osborne, Fleetwood Mac

This upcoming Friday, Sept. 18 brings with it a handful of new music releases spanning multiple genres. Below is our curated list of Rock Cellar’s new music picks for Sept....

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Sneak-Peek Promises More Action and, Of Course, More Baby Yoda/’The Child’
September 8, 2020
‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Sneak-Peek Promises More Action and, Of Course, More Baby Yoda/’The Child’

On Oct. 30, Disney+ will premiere the second season of The Mandalorian, its runaway success story/original series based in the Star Wars universe and featuring Baby Yoda — or “The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Southern California Jam Band Grampas Grass
September 4, 2020
Turn Me On: Southern California Jam Band Grampas Grass

For twenty years, Grampas Grass has been a vital and beloved part of Southern California’s active jam band scene. In a local music ecosystem long-anchored by world-class cover bands Cubensis,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Get Ready for More Baby Yoda Memes — ‘The Mandalorian’ Returns to Disney+ 10/30 with New Episodes
September 2, 2020
Get Ready for More Baby Yoda Memes — ‘The Mandalorian’ Returns to Disney+ 10/30 with New Episodes

Great news for fans of adorable miniature versions of beloved Star Wars characters: The Mandalorian will return to Disney+ on Oct. 30 with a batch of new episodes. This is...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming 9/4 and 9/18: Fleetwood Mac ‘1969 to 1974’ Box Sets; ‘Then Play On’ Reissue (Pre-Order)
August 31, 2020
Coming 9/4 and 9/18: Fleetwood Mac ‘1969 to 1974’ Box Sets; ‘Then Play On’ Reissue (Pre-Order)

This upcoming month of September 2020 is bringing with it two big archival releases dating back to the early days of Fleetwood Mac. Fleetwood Mac: 1969 to 1974  — out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Cellar Video Vault
August 27, 2020
Rock Cellar Video Vault

Rock Cellar Video Vault Home Performances Daryl’s House Mike’s Picks Latest Music Videos Indie Artist Spotlight All Together Now LA – Telethon Performance Highlights Jeff Bridges – What A Little...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Eilish + FINNEAS Recreated the ‘NPR Tiny Desk Concert’ Studio at Home to Perform ‘my future’ and ‘everything i wanted’ (Watch)
August 26, 2020
Billie Eilish + FINNEAS Recreated the ‘NPR Tiny Desk Concert’ Studio at Home to Perform ‘my future’ and ‘everything i wanted’ (Watch)

Billie Eilish has enjoyed a momentous rise over the past few years. The singer/songwriter, still just 18 years of age, tied a previously unbreakable GRAMMYs record with her five wins,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Apocalypse Songs
August 6, 2020
Top 11 Apocalypse Songs

This Top 11 Apocalypse Songs originally ran a few years ago — it’s been revamped and repurposed for 2020, when things seem … strange out there.  “Nuclear apocalypse – who...

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 | Thanks to Nike, There Are Now Some Very Colorful Grateful Dead Sneakers on the Market
July 16, 2020
Thanks to Nike, There Are Now Some Very Colorful Grateful Dead Sneakers on the Market

The Grateful Dead is a marketing empire, and has been for decades. The legendary jam band’s presence is ubiquitous, whether in its abundance of archival streaming events released to YouTube...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play the CCR Classic ‘Tombstone Shadow’ from the Garage
July 10, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play the CCR Classic ‘Tombstone Shadow’ from the Garage

It’s time once again for some musical entertainment from Fogerty Factory, the family band assembled by rocker John Fogerty and his musically inclined children Shane, Kelsy and Tyler. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCeE_O1BirV/ The...

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 | The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Presents ‘Concerts on the Couch’ Video Performance Series Promoting 2020’s Emerging Artists
July 7, 2020
The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Presents ‘Concerts on the Couch’ Video Performance Series Promoting 2020’s Emerging Artists

The Valley Cultural Foundation, the leading arts organization in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County, has launched a new online concert series — and Concerts on the Couch...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘One World,’ a Global Charity Recording Project Launched By Award-Winning Songwriter Franke Previte (Listen)
July 1, 2020
Out Now: ‘One World,’ a Global Charity Recording Project Launched By Award-Winning Songwriter Franke Previte (Listen)

Franke Previte is an acclaimed singer/songwriter whose work with Franke and the Knockouts achieved success in the 1980s before he co-wrote the Dirty Dancing anthems “(I’ve Had) The Time of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Country Stars Chase Rice, Chris Janson Blasted for Playing Packed Concerts in Tennessee and Idaho Despite COVID-19 Pandemic
June 29, 2020
Country Stars Chase Rice, Chris Janson Blasted for Playing Packed Concerts in Tennessee and Idaho Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

Over the weekend, social media lit up with strong criticisms of country musicians Chase Rice and Chris Janson, after both musicians played concerts — regular concerts with an audience crammed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Life Alive,’ the New Mixtape from The Streets (U.K. Rapper/Producer Mike Skinner) Out 7/10
June 23, 2020
Preview ‘None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Life Alive,’ the New Mixtape from The Streets (U.K. Rapper/Producer Mike Skinner) Out 7/10

Back in 2002, the buzz surrounding Mike Skinner and his project The Streets was inescapable. The English rapper/producer’s debut studio album, Original Pirate Material, was a singular work with irreverent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Shirley King, Daughter of B.B. King, Joins Rock and Blues Icons on New Album ‘Blues for a King’
June 19, 2020
Q&A: Shirley King, Daughter of B.B. King, Joins Rock and Blues Icons on New Album ‘Blues for a King’

B.B. King, who passed away in 2015, earned the title “The King of the Blues” over more than 6 decades as a guitarist and singer. But being the eldest of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac: 1969 Album ‘Then Play On’ to Be Reissued in Expanded Form in July
June 17, 2020
Fleetwood Mac: 1969 Album ‘Then Play On’ to Be Reissued in Expanded Form in July

Then Play On marked the end of an era for Fleetwood Mac. The 1969 album — the first with guitarist/vocalist Danny Kirwan — was the third release from the band,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Saving for a Custom Van’, a 31-Song Tribute to Adam Schlesinger Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund
June 17, 2020
Out Now: ‘Saving for a Custom Van’, a 31-Song Tribute to Adam Schlesinger Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund

On April 1, esteemed musician/songwriter/composer Adam Schlesinger died at just 52 years of age due to complications caused by the coronavirus. Schlesinger was a beloved figure in the music business,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Focus and Precision, Thy Name is Travis Barker
June 10, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Focus and Precision, Thy Name is Travis Barker

The time is only a few minutes past 10:00 a.m in the morning and Travis Barker has already been beating on something for the better part of an hour. All...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Playing the Beatles, the Who, Prince and More from Home, Adorable Family Band Colt Clark & the Quarantine Kids Deserve Your Attention
May 28, 2020
Playing the Beatles, the Who, Prince and More from Home, Adorable Family Band Colt Clark & the Quarantine Kids Deserve Your Attention

As long as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dictate our collective way of life, folks will find a way to remain entertained — and over the past few weeks, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Travel Back in Time with Radiohead and Watch a 1994 Gig from the London Astoria on YouTube 5/28
May 27, 2020
Travel Back in Time with Radiohead and Watch a 1994 Gig from the London Astoria on YouTube 5/28

There was a time, before Radiohead embraced its experimental leanings head-on, when Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and their band mates were a fledgling English rock band. On Thursday, May 28,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Premieres New Song ‘I See You,’ Announces ‘Phoebe Bridgers’ World, Tour’ of Livestream Performances
May 19, 2020
Phoebe Bridgers Premieres New Song ‘I See You,’ Announces ‘Phoebe Bridgers’ World, Tour’ of Livestream Performances

On June 19, Phoebe Bridgers will release her awaited second full-length album, Punisher. It was previewed in recent weeks with the track “Kyoto,” and on Tuesday “I See You” became...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ Play ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain?’
May 18, 2020
Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ Play ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain?’

Over the weekend, John Fogerty shared another at-home video performance from himself and the ‘Fogerty Factory,’ his children — Shane, Kelsy and Tyler. It’s the latest installment in this running...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Go Inside the Studio with John Fogerty and His Kids, the ‘Fogerty Factory,’ for Laughs and ‘Up Around the Bend’
May 11, 2020
Go Inside the Studio with John Fogerty and His Kids, the ‘Fogerty Factory,’ for Laughs and ‘Up Around the Bend’

Every few days while in COVID-19 pandemic quarantine, John Fogerty premieres a new performance video from his home, and every few days it’s an absolute delight. https://www.instagram.com/p/B_x5LJ8BHjx/ Over the weekend,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Comedy Legend Jerry Stiller: 1927-2020
May 11, 2020
Rest in Peace, Comedy Legend Jerry Stiller: 1927-2020

Jerry Stiller, beloved actor and comedian and father of Ben Stiller, has passed away at the age of 92 from natural causes. Ben Stiller confirmed the news with a tweet...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Postpones 2020 North American ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates Due to COVID-19
April 23, 2020
Elton John Postpones 2020 North American ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates Due to COVID-19

On Thursday, Sir Elton John sent along the news that he has had to officially postpone the upcoming 2020 North American dates of his ongoing Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Live from Out There’ Announces Lineups for Tributes to John Prine and Jerry Garcia + Robert Hunter (This Weekend)
April 17, 2020
‘Live from Out There’ Announces Lineups for Tributes to John Prine and Jerry Garcia + Robert Hunter (This Weekend)

Live from Out There is a new streaming digital content series designed to provide aid to members of the music community hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic — the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows’ New Video for ‘OK’ Has So Many 1990s-Inspired Vibes It’s Tough to Describe in A Headline (Watch)
April 9, 2020
Wallows’ New Video for ‘OK’ Has So Many 1990s-Inspired Vibes It’s Tough to Describe in A Headline (Watch)

Three-piece Los Angeles-based indie/pop band Wallows is comprised of guys in their early to mid-20s. There’s a very good chance none of them remember the 1990s from personal experience due...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Stipe Singing His Soothing New Song ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ on ‘Colbert’ is the Balm for These Anxious Times
April 8, 2020
Michael Stipe Singing His Soothing New Song ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ on ‘Colbert’ is the Balm for These Anxious Times

The color green is commonly associated with themes of healing, hope and calmness — after all, guests to television programs wait in a ‘green room’ prior to showtime. Green also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Country/Folk Legend John Prine: 1946-2020
April 7, 2020
Remembering Country/Folk Legend John Prine: 1946-2020

Legendary country/folk singer/songwriter John Prine has passed away at the age of 73 after a battle with the coronavirus, it was reported on Tuesday. Prine was admitted to the hospital...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Announce Rescheduled ‘Van Tour’ Originally Set for April/May
March 31, 2020
Foo Fighters Announce Rescheduled ‘Van Tour’ Originally Set for April/May

The Foo Fighters had to postpone their scheduled 25th anniversary ‘Van Tour’ due to the coronavirus pandemic — and on Tuesday, Dave Grohl & the crew announced a bunch of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | SiriusXM Premiering ‘Remembering Kenny Rogers’ Special on 3/27, Re-Airing All Weekend
March 26, 2020
SiriusXM Premiering ‘Remembering Kenny Rogers’ Special on 3/27, Re-Airing All Weekend

This Friday, March 27, a special commemorative program will air on SiriusXM’s Prime Country Channel 58, paying homage to the late Kenny Rogers, who passed away last weekend at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Leslie Mendelson
March 18, 2020
Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Leslie Mendelson

In the past year, Leslie Mendelson has toured with Jackson Browne and opened twice for The Who at Madison Square Garden. This spring, Mendelson is releasing her third album, If...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God Premiere ‘Memento Mori’ Video, Urging Us All to Take a Breath from All the Madness
March 17, 2020
Lamb of God Premiere ‘Memento Mori’ Video, Urging Us All to Take a Breath from All the Madness

Lamb of God will release a new, self-titled album on May 8 — the first record from the “groove metal” masters since 2015. The band’s music and creative vision are...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coronavirus Concerns Force Cancellation of Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, Tour Postponements from Slipknot, Whitesnake
March 5, 2020
Coronavirus Concerns Force Cancellation of Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, Tour Postponements from Slipknot, Whitesnake

The coronavirus has everybody on high alert these days, and fears of the affliction prompted a major music festival cancellation this week when it was announced that the Ultra Music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Bush: Stream ‘Flowers on a Grave’; New Album ‘The Kingdom’ + Tour with Breaking Benjamin Announced
March 3, 2020
New from Bush: Stream ‘Flowers on a Grave’; New Album ‘The Kingdom’ + Tour with Breaking Benjamin Announced

Gavin Rossdale and Bush are set for a busy 2020. On Tuesday, the long-running alt/rock band premiered a new song, the hard-edged “Flowers on a Grave”: “We are really proud...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins Playing Intimate Venues with ‘Heavier Rock Sets’ on ‘Rock Invasion 2’ Spring Tour
March 2, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Playing Intimate Venues with ‘Heavier Rock Sets’ on ‘Rock Invasion 2’ Spring Tour

Billy Corgan may have recently released a solo album separate from the Smashing Pumpkins name, but he and his esteemed (and reunited) ’90s alt/rock act will head back out on...

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 | Turn Me On: Adron
February 18, 2020
Turn Me On: Adron

Last spring, Rock Cellar interviewed Carsie Blanton about her latest album, Buck Up. Next week, Blanton will kick off her 2020 “World Worth Saving 2020 Tour,” including three upcoming dates...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Announce 25th Anniversary Tour Dates, Revisiting Stops on 1995 Trek
February 18, 2020
Foo Fighters Announce 25th Anniversary Tour Dates, Revisiting Stops on 1995 Trek

We already know the Foo Fighters have big plans for 2020. After all, a band’s 25th anniversary is cause for celebration, and with a new album in the works, Dave...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Art Garfunkel: European Tour, U.S. Dates Added to ‘In Close-Up’ Tour
February 12, 2020
Art Garfunkel: European Tour, U.S. Dates Added to ‘In Close-Up’ Tour

Legendary singer/poet/songwriter Art Garfunkel will spend a few days toward the end of 2020 on the road in Europe, as detailed earlier this week. Garfunkel, 78, will play nine shows...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Megadeth and Lamb of God Teaming Up Mammoth Metal Tour This Summer
February 10, 2020
Megadeth and Lamb of God Teaming Up Mammoth Metal Tour This Summer

A bone-rattling, skull-crushing summer tour was announced on Monday: Megadeth and Lamb of God will join forces for a co-headlining outing, presented by Live Nation. Trivium and In Flames will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins Tapped as Special Guests for Select Dates of Guns N’ Roses’ 2020 Tour
February 6, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Tapped as Special Guests for Select Dates of Guns N’ Roses’ 2020 Tour

Guns N’ Roses recently announced plans for a series of stadium concerts in 2020, as their ongoing reunion festivities continue into the new decade. On Thursday, it was announced that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien: Debut Solo LP ‘Earth’ Out 4/17, Stream ‘Shangri-La’
February 6, 2020
Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien: Debut Solo LP ‘Earth’ Out 4/17, Stream ‘Shangri-La’

In late 2019, Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien announced plans to release his first-ever solo album, and Earth (released under his initials, EOB) will be out on April 17 via Capitol...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus, 311 and Badflower Tour Coming in Summer 2020 (Details)
February 4, 2020
Incubus, 311 and Badflower Tour Coming in Summer 2020 (Details)

Fans of the late 1990s and early 2000s will be in alt/rock heaven this summer, thanks to a new tour package that was announced on Tuesday: Incubus will hit the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Here’s What David Lee Roth is Playing Opening for KISS on the ‘End of the Road’ Tour
February 3, 2020
Here’s What David Lee Roth is Playing Opening for KISS on the ‘End of the Road’ Tour

Over the weekend, the first tour date of KISS‘ ongoing End of the World farewell tour featuring iconic Van Halen vocalist David Lee Roth took place in Manchester, New Hampshire....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Plot Massive Global Stadium Tour for 2020
February 3, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Plot Massive Global Stadium Tour for 2020

It doesn’t seem too long ago that the thought of any Guns N’ Roses tours — especially any involving Axl Rose and Slash together on stage — was little more...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Disturbed Plots North American Tour Celebrating 20 Years of ‘The Sickness,’ with Special Guests Staind and Bad Wolves
January 27, 2020
Disturbed Plots North American Tour Celebrating 20 Years of ‘The Sickness,’ with Special Guests Staind and Bad Wolves

It’s a simple question, one that’s lingered for two decades. Are you “Down With the Sickness?” Chicago-based rock/nu-metal band Disturbed posed the query in announcing its arrival in 2000, and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A with Michael Epstein, Director of the John Lennon + Yoko Ono Documentary ‘Above Us Only Sky’
January 14, 2020
Q&A with Michael Epstein, Director of the John Lennon + Yoko Ono Documentary ‘Above Us Only Sky’

Having helmed the excellent 2010 Lennon NYC documentary (stylized LennoNYC), director Michael Epstein’s next immersion into the world, life, times and legacy of John Lennon was chronicling John’s rich creative...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher: New Music, Old Music and Why ‘I’m a Better Front Man in America Than I Am in Europe’
January 14, 2020
Noel Gallagher: New Music, Old Music and Why ‘I’m a Better Front Man in America Than I Am in Europe’

Noel Gallagher is one of the best interviews in rock and roll. In the countless times we’ve met up since he left Oasis, he’s never been less than willing to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Zac Brown Band Announces 2020 ‘Roar with the Lions’ Tour, Promising a ‘Genre-Crossing’ Musical Experience
January 9, 2020
Zac Brown Band Announces 2020 ‘Roar with the Lions’ Tour, Promising a ‘Genre-Crossing’ Musical Experience

The Zac Brown Band has grown beyond its distinct “country music” designation over the years, earning acclaim for its ability to attract an audience from multiple genres and fandoms. You...

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 | David Lee Roth to Join the Final Leg of KISS’ ‘End of the Road’ Tour
December 17, 2019
David Lee Roth to Join the Final Leg of KISS’ ‘End of the Road’ Tour

KISS has a lengthy farewell plan in the form of its End of the Road tour, carrying Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and the Hottest Band in the Land around the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | And Now, the Baby Yoda Song We All Need, Thanks to Nerf Herder’s Parry Gripp
December 10, 2019
And Now, the Baby Yoda Song We All Need, Thanks to Nerf Herder’s Parry Gripp

Baby Yoda. It has been impossible to browse the internet for five seconds these past few weeks without seeing a reference to the miniature Yoda character on Disney+‘s The Mandalorian,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead Guitarist Ed O’Brien Premieres Nine-Minute Solo Song, ‘Brasil,’ and Short Film; Debut Album Out Early 2020
December 5, 2019
Radiohead Guitarist Ed O’Brien Premieres Nine-Minute Solo Song, ‘Brasil,’ and Short Film; Debut Album Out Early 2020

The members of Radiohead have dabbled in projects outside their “day job” for a while. Guitarist Jonny Greenwood has done extensive work scoring films, while vocalist Thom Yorke has released...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Add Details to Final 75 Shows of ‘End of the Road’ Tour, Cancel Australian Dates Due to Paul Stanley’s Illness
November 14, 2019
KISS Add Details to Final 75 Shows of ‘End of the Road’ Tour, Cancel Australian Dates Due to Paul Stanley’s Illness

Wednesday brought with it some tour news from KISS, pertaining to the legendary rock band‘s End of the World farewell tour. Recently, the band announced 75 additional dates to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: John Fogerty ’50 Year Trip: Live at Red Rocks’ (Listen)
November 8, 2019
Out Now: John Fogerty ’50 Year Trip: Live at Red Rocks’ (Listen)

Back in June 2019, John Fogerty took the stage at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado for night of classic rock history. Playing songs from throughout his legendary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Announce 75 More Shows to ‘End of the Road’ World Tour, Including Final Date in 2021
November 5, 2019
KISS Announce 75 More Shows to ‘End of the Road’ World Tour, Including Final Date in 2021

This past week, KISS and its legions of fans from around the world set sail on the 2019 KISS Kruise — and the band took the opportunity to drop news...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Music of Cream (Kofi Baker, Malcolm Bruce and Will Johns) Announce 2020 ‘Disraeli Gears’ Tour
October 15, 2019
The Music of Cream (Kofi Baker, Malcolm Bruce and Will Johns) Announce 2020 ‘Disraeli Gears’ Tour

The Music of Cream is a reverent musical tribute project featuring band members with exceptionally close ties to Cream, and in 2020 Kofi Baker (son of Ginger Baker, legendary drummer...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ Tribute Album Set for Oct. 25 Release, ft. Micky Dolenz, Vanessa Williams, John Secada and More
October 8, 2019
‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ Tribute Album Set for Oct. 25 Release, ft. Micky Dolenz, Vanessa Williams, John Secada and More

Fred Rogers was beloved by millions, his storytelling and gentle presence a familiar comfort on television sets across the country on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which began airing in 1962 and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Neil Young with Crazy Horse’s New ‘Colorado’ LP with a Behind-The-Scenes Video
October 7, 2019
Preview Neil Young with Crazy Horse’s New ‘Colorado’ LP with a Behind-The-Scenes Video

On Oct. 25, Neil Young with Crazy Horse will release a new album, Colorado, the ensemble‘s first since 2012. The album was previewed recently with the track “Milky Way,” and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Ric Ocasek of the Cars, a Musical Force of Undeniable and Far-Reaching Influence
September 15, 2019
Rest in Peace, Ric Ocasek of the Cars, a Musical Force of Undeniable and Far-Reaching Influence

Tremendously sad news came through the wires on Sunday when it was reported that Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the Cars, has died at the age of 75. NBC New...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Milky Way,’ from the New Neil Young + Crazy Horse Album ‘Colorado’
August 30, 2019
Stream ‘Milky Way,’ from the New Neil Young + Crazy Horse Album ‘Colorado’

Earlier this month, news broke that Neil Young + Crazy Horse had plans to release Colorado, a new studio album and the first since 2012’s Psychedelic Pill, on October 25. On...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson Cancels Tour Dates, Citing a ‘Breathing Problem’
August 8, 2019
Willie Nelson Cancels Tour Dates, Citing a ‘Breathing Problem’

Wednesday evening, 86-year-old Willie Nelson announced that he’s been forced to cancel his upcoming tour with Allison Krauss, citing a medical concern as the reason: To my fans,I’m sorry to...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stories of Woodstock 1969 from Musicians and People Who Were There
August 5, 2019
Stories of Woodstock 1969 from Musicians and People Who Were There

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, The three-day event dubbed “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music,” which saw hundreds of thousands of music fans converge on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Violent Femmes’ New Album ‘Hotel Last Resort,’ Available Now
July 26, 2019
Hear the Violent Femmes’ New Album ‘Hotel Last Resort,’ Available Now

Violent Femmes returned on Friday with a new album, Hotel Last Resort, which kicks off with a song that’s sure to get stuck in your head — and “Another Chorus”...

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 | Peter Frampton’s Farewell: His ‘Finale’ Tour, Battling a Muscle Disease and Humble Pie (The Interview)
July 12, 2019
Peter Frampton’s Farewell: His ‘Finale’ Tour, Battling a Muscle Disease and Humble Pie (The Interview)

Peter Frampton has climbed the mountaintop a few times in his storied career. First, with Steve Marriott, as the young, charismatic guitar hero of their band Humble Pie; then as...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41 Premieres New Video for ‘A Death in the Family’ — New Album ‘Out For Blood’ Coming 7/19
June 11, 2019
Sum 41 Premieres New Video for ‘A Death in the Family’ — New Album ‘Out For Blood’ Coming 7/19

Sum 41 has a new album, Order In Decline, set for release on July 19 — and if anybody was curious whether the Canadian pop-punk/metal band had plans to get...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead Put Stolen ‘OK Computer’ Material Up for Streaming/Download Anyway
June 11, 2019
Radiohead Put Stolen ‘OK Computer’ Material Up for Streaming/Download Anyway

Sometime last week, 18 hours of material from Radiohead‘s original OK Computer sessions made their way online in a pretty high-profile case of piracy — and the band has since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Stream Sleepwalkers’ ‘Ages,’ a Seamless Blend of Contemporary Indie/Pop and 1960s’ Harmonies
June 5, 2019
Premiere: Stream Sleepwalkers’ ‘Ages,’ a Seamless Blend of Contemporary Indie/Pop and 1960s’ Harmonies

The indie/pop realm is dominated by psychedelic-tinged acts like Tame Impala and the War on Drugs — but keep an eye out for Sleepwalkers. On July 19, the Richmond, Va.-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Announces November 2019 Tour Dates, Hollywood Vampires Album Coming 6/21
June 4, 2019
Alice Cooper Announces November 2019 Tour Dates, Hollywood Vampires Album Coming 6/21

With the short run of Hollywood Vampires shows in the rear-view mirror, Alice Cooper will be setting his sights on a big co-headlining summer tour with Halestorm, which will kick...

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 Covers of Rockabilly Songs
May 13, 2019
Top 11 Covers of Rockabilly Songs

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘Flesh & Blood,’ the Roaring New Album from David Coverdale and Whitesnake
May 10, 2019
Out Now: Stream ‘Flesh & Blood,’ the Roaring New Album from David Coverdale and Whitesnake

On Friday, David Coverdale and his long-running rock band Whitesnake returned with a new studio album, Flesh & Blood. The record was in the works for a while, and was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real’s New Album ‘Turn Off the News (Build a Garden)’ Looks Like It’ll Be a Blast
May 1, 2019
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real’s New Album ‘Turn Off the News (Build a Garden)’ Looks Like It’ll Be a Blast

On June 14, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real will release a new album titled Turn Off the News (Build a Garden), which the ensemble previewed with a high-energy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Glen Campbell to Be Honored with Expanded Release of ‘Glen Campbell – The Legacy [1961-2017]’ Box Set on 6/21
May 1, 2019
Glen Campbell to Be Honored with Expanded Release of ‘Glen Campbell – The Legacy [1961-2017]’ Box Set on 6/21

The life and career of beloved country music icon Glen Campbell spanned generations and influenced countless musicians who would follow in his wake, and on June 21 Capitol/UMe will release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rodrigo y Gabriela’s New LP ‘Mettavolution’ is an Epic Guitar-Based Journey — Even Before Their Cover of Pink Floyd’s ‘Echoes’ (Listen)
April 26, 2019
Rodrigo y Gabriela’s New LP ‘Mettavolution’ is an Epic Guitar-Based Journey — Even Before Their Cover of Pink Floyd’s ‘Echoes’ (Listen)

To listen to an album from Rodrigo y Gabriela is to embark on an aural adventure, immersing yourself in some fully wild sounds delivered almost primarily on acoustic guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Watch a Video for the Jammed-Out ‘Chauffer’s Daughter,’ from the New LP ‘Servants of the Sun’
April 24, 2019
New Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Watch a Video for the Jammed-Out ‘Chauffer’s Daughter,’ from the New LP ‘Servants of the Sun’

On June 14, Chris Robinson Brotherhood will release Servants of the Sun, a new record that was previewed recently with a groovy track called “Comin’ Round the Mountain.” Here’s another...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Sum 41’s New Video for the Hard-Charging, Punk/Metal Anthem ‘Out for Blood’
April 24, 2019
Watch Sum 41’s New Video for the Hard-Charging, Punk/Metal Anthem ‘Out for Blood’

Canadian pop-punk/metal band Sum 41 roared back on Tuesday with a new single, a track called “Out for Blood” that more or less sounds like what you’d expect from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Born Out of Some Intense Emotions, Cage the Elephant’s ‘Social Cues’ Might Be Their Most Cohesive Album to Date (Listen)
April 19, 2019
Born Out of Some Intense Emotions, Cage the Elephant’s ‘Social Cues’ Might Be Their Most Cohesive Album to Date (Listen)

Cage the Elephant vocalist Matt Shultz recently went through the dissolution of a relationship — something to which many of us can relate. Personal turmoil like that can lead to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beck Premieres ‘Saw Lightning,’ a New Collaboration with Pharrell Williams — Listen
April 15, 2019
Beck Premieres ‘Saw Lightning,’ a New Collaboration with Pharrell Williams — Listen

Innovative singer/songwriter Beck is gearing up for a big summer. Not only is he heading out on a co-headlining tour with Cage the Elephant (dates and info here), but on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Review: The Strands at the Trip — Luminescent London Fog and Golden Gaslamp Lyrics
April 8, 2019
Review: The Strands at the Trip — Luminescent London Fog and Golden Gaslamp Lyrics

I have always liked The Strands.  I have been following this L.A. Westside jazz-but-much-more band for over 2 years now and often turn to their music when I want to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | More New Whitesnake: Hear the Fist-Pumping New Single ‘Hey You (You Make Me Rock)’
April 5, 2019
More New Whitesnake: Hear the Fist-Pumping New Single ‘Hey You (You Make Me Rock)’

Whitesnake‘s new album Flesh & Blood is coming out on May 10, and the hard rock band led by David Coverdale has now premiered a third pre-release single from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Career-Spanning Rory Gallagher ‘BLUES’ Collection Coming May 31
April 4, 2019
Career-Spanning Rory Gallagher ‘BLUES’ Collection Coming May 31

Irish guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Rory Gallagher can be best considered “underrated” — as his was a career of virtuosity, depth and musical character that was tragically cut short when he died at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cage the Elephant Premieres ‘Night Running’ Featuring Beck, from New Album ‘Social Cues’ — Listen
March 28, 2019
Cage the Elephant Premieres ‘Night Running’ Featuring Beck, from New Album ‘Social Cues’ — Listen

Cage The Elephant‘s new album, Social Cues, will be released on April 19 ahead of the band’s big co-headlining summer tour with alt/rock hero Beck — and on Thursday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Comin’ Round the Mountain,’ from Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s New Album ‘Servants of the Sun’ Out 6/14
March 26, 2019
Hear ‘Comin’ Round the Mountain,’ from Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s New Album ‘Servants of the Sun’ Out 6/14

On June 14, Chris Robinson Brotherhood will release Servants of the Sun, the blues/rock ensemble’s six full-length album since its formation in 2011. Along with that news, the band premiered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Want Some David Bowie Sneakers? Thanks to Vans, You’ll Have a Chance Soon
March 26, 2019
Want Some David Bowie Sneakers? Thanks to Vans, You’ll Have a Chance Soon

The iconic imagery of David Bowie lives on, and thanks to Vans, fans will have an opportunity to wear some limited-edition sneakers inspired by the Thin White Duke‘s incredible life...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bad Suns: New Album ‘Mystic Truth’ Out Now Ahead of Spring Headlining Tour
March 25, 2019
Bad Suns: New Album ‘Mystic Truth’ Out Now Ahead of Spring Headlining Tour

Almost four months into the new year, indie/rock band Bad Suns has its first UK + European tour and part of a U.S. tour under their belt. The quartet can...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jenny Lewis Premieres ‘Wasted Youth,’ Another Song from Her New LP ‘On the Line’ Out 3/22
March 15, 2019
Jenny Lewis Premieres ‘Wasted Youth,’ Another Song from Her New LP ‘On the Line’ Out 3/22

Acclaimed indie/rock singer/songwriter Jenny Lewis is preparing to release her new studio album, On the Line, which will be out next Friday, March 22. Today, Lewis previewed the record with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Cage the Elephant: Stream ‘House of Glass,’ from New LP ‘Social Cues’
March 8, 2019
New from Cage the Elephant: Stream ‘House of Glass,’ from New LP ‘Social Cues’

Cage the Elephant‘s new record, Social Cues, is said to have drawn its inspiration heavily from the personal experiences of front man Matt Shultz, especially his recent divorce. The band’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alan Parsons Premieres ‘Miracle’ (Ft. Jason Mraz), from New Album ‘The Secret’ Out 4/26
February 25, 2019
Alan Parsons Premieres ‘Miracle’ (Ft. Jason Mraz), from New Album ‘The Secret’ Out 4/26

When Rock Cellar’s George A. Paul spoke with the legendary Alan Parsons in August 2018, the focus of the conversation was the 35th anniversary of the Eye in the Sky...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Whitesnake: New Album ‘Flesh & Blood’ Coming Out May 10; Premiere ‘Shut Up & Kiss Me’ Video
February 14, 2019
Whitesnake: New Album ‘Flesh & Blood’ Coming Out May 10; Premiere ‘Shut Up & Kiss Me’ Video

David Coverdale and Whitesnake will get back in the thick of it again later this year, as on May 10th the long-running band will release a new record titled Flesh...

Rock Cellar Magazine | In and Out of Wings: Denny Seiwell On His Friendship with Paul McCartney and Wings’ Underrated 1971-1973 Era
February 12, 2019
In and Out of Wings: Denny Seiwell On His Friendship with Paul McCartney and Wings’ Underrated 1971-1973 Era

Drummer Denny Seiwell discusses his time with Paul McCartney and Wings, his friendship with McCartney over the years and much more …  When The Beatles imploded, Paul McCartney, by all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cage the Elephant and Beck Are Going Out on a Co-Headlining Tour with Special Guests Spoon
February 11, 2019
Cage the Elephant and Beck Are Going Out on a Co-Headlining Tour with Special Guests Spoon

Two powerhouse alt/rock institutions, Cage the Elephant and Beck, will spend a portion of 2019 on the road together on a co-headlining tour announced on Monday. Along for the fun...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rodrigo y Gabriela Previewed Their New Album with a Cover of Pink Floyd’s Sprawling ‘Echoes’ (Listen)
January 31, 2019
Rodrigo y Gabriela Previewed Their New Album with a Cover of Pink Floyd’s Sprawling ‘Echoes’ (Listen)

Rodrigo Y Gabriela have amassed a global reputation as one of the most innovative and relentlessly entertaining two-piece musical acts around, their acoustic rock flourishes truly on a level all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter/Producer Fernando Perdomo
January 14, 2019
Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter/Producer Fernando Perdomo

Fernando Perdomo photo via Cyndi Trissel Less than a year ago, Fernando Perdomo released Out to Sea, a sonically dynamic and thoroughly memorable instrumental prog rock album on which he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Shock Rock Songs
December 10, 2018
Top 11 Shock Rock Songs

“I’m at a point in life when nothing feels shocking to me. I need something to shock me! I’m almost ready to see a UFO.” – CeeLo Green The list...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go
October 11, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go

I remember it was a Wednesday night sometime in early 1980 when the phone rang. My friend, Craig, wanted to see a guitarist named Eric Johnson in Hollywood. I had...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Small Faces’ Landmark Concept Album Turns 50: ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake’ and the Beginning of the End of an Unsung Band
June 14, 2018
The Small Faces’ Landmark Concept Album Turns 50: ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake’ and the Beginning of the End of an Unsung Band

“We should have gone to America, and we wanted to go to America, but we’d had a drug bust, so we couldn’t go,” the Small Faces’ drummer Kenney Jones told...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Bubblegum Pop Songs
June 14, 2018
Top 11 Bubblegum Pop Songs

“The average lifespan of a teen idol is five years. You have to change musically. Bubblegum pop was good for the first time you have sex.” – Leif Garrett  “Gimme...

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 | Top 11 Horn Rock Songs
March 14, 2018
Top 11 Horn Rock Songs

“That’s the big secret. Rock and roll ain’t nothing but jazz with a hard backbeat.” – Keith Richards “Vehicle” by The Ides of March The Ides of March reached No....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Randy California of Spirit and Writer Steve Rosen’s Rocker Scale
January 12, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Randy California of Spirit and Writer Steve Rosen’s Rocker Scale

This is something I get asked all the time: “Who is your favorite guitar player you’ve ever interviewed?” I both love and hate this question. I love when people ask...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Backstage with Dave Mustaine at the Hollywood Palladium
May 13, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Backstage with Dave Mustaine at the Hollywood Palladium

Backstage at the Hollywood Palladium, carefully choreographed chaos is taking place. Huge roadies the size of grizzly bears—only with tattoos and walkie talkies—wheel in massive cases housing guitars, drums, cables...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Pain Songs
February 13, 2017
Top 11 Pain Songs

Vodka does not ease back pain. But it does get your mind off it. ­– Fuzzy Zoeller   11. “King of Pain” by the Police “I do my best work when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: St. Paul and the Broken Bones
February 10, 2017
Turn Me On: St. Paul and the Broken Bones

For his latest Turn Me On entry, 88.5 FM KCSN midday host Jim Nelson writes about Birmingham, Alabama’s St. Paul And The Broken Bones….   If this was the early...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blondie and Garbage Announce Co-Headlining 'Rage and Rapture' Summer Tour
February 8, 2017
Blondie and Garbage Announce Co-Headlining 'Rage and Rapture' Summer Tour

This summer, two bands that simply had to tour together will do just that. Debbie Harry and Blondie (who are releasing a new record, Pollinator, in March) will team up...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Great Adventures with Ray Manzarek of the Doors
January 12, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Great Adventures with Ray Manzarek of the Doors

January 4, 2017 was christened The Day of the Doors in Venice, California — and surviving members John Densmore and Robby Krieger were on-hand for a fun event streamed live...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Jesus and Mary Chain: 'Damage and Joy,' First New Album In 19 Years, Out in March
December 8, 2016
The Jesus and Mary Chain: 'Damage and Joy,' First New Album In 19 Years, Out in March

It’s been nearly two decades since the Jesus and Mary Chain released a new record (1998’s Munki), but the duo announced on Thursday that a new album, Damage and Joy,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N' Roses: 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour Adds North American, European Dates in 2017
December 5, 2016
Guns N' Roses: 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour Adds North American, European Dates in 2017

A (mostly) fully reunited Guns N’ Roses spent much of 2016 on the road, packing stadiums around the world as part of their ongoing (and relentlessly entertaining) Not In This...

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 | Vivian Campbell: A Life in Rock with Dio, Def Leppard and Last in Line (Q&A)
October 26, 2016
Vivian Campbell: A Life in Rock with Dio, Def Leppard and Last in Line (Q&A)

Decades after the release of Dio’s early ’80s albums, in particular, Holy Diver and The Last In Line, those recordings are widely recognized by music fans and critics alike as towering achievements in ’80s hard rock....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Regina Spektor's Stirring, Off-Beat Animated Video for the Infectious 'Small Bill$'
October 7, 2016
Watch Regina Spektor's Stirring, Off-Beat Animated Video for the Infectious 'Small Bill$'

Russian nesting dolls, bears wearing hooded sweatshirts – these are two things featured heavily in Regina Spektor‘s eye-opening new music video for Small Bill$, one of the most infectious songs...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Byrd's Eye View: Roger McGuinn (The Interview)
October 7, 2016
A Byrd's Eye View: Roger McGuinn (The Interview)

“Mudcrutch’s whole approach is like a power band,” Roger McGuinn, the founder of The Byrds, tells me when I catch up with him after seeing him in New York City...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Hamish Anderson
October 7, 2016
Turn Me On: Hamish Anderson

The next time you’re at one of those parties where a trivia game breaks out and the question gets asked, “Who was the last person to open a show for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Director Oliver Stone Blows the Whistle on ‘Snowden’ – and Who He’ll Vote For (Q&A)
September 14, 2016
Director Oliver Stone Blows the Whistle on ‘Snowden’ – and Who He’ll Vote For (Q&A)

We live in highly polarized times and one of our era’s biggest lightning rods of divisiveness is Edward Snowden. Opinions remain sharply divided over the young intelligence agent and contractor...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Watch Dawes Throw a Slo-Mo House Party in New 'When the Tequila Runs Out' Video
August 17, 2016
Watch Dawes Throw a Slo-Mo House Party in New 'When the Tequila Runs Out' Video

Dawes just released a record last year, but the Los Angeles band is back at it again. On September 16, they’ll self-release We’re All Gonna Die, a new LP announced...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Nonsense Songs
July 8, 2016
Top 11 Nonsense Songs

“The world is naturally averse to all truth it sees or hears but swallows nonsense and a lie with greediness and gluttony.” – Samuel Butler Fans of songs with silly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork
June 7, 2016
Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork

In commemoration of their 50th anniversary, The Monkees have pulled off the impossible with Good Times, the group‘s first new studio album in 20 years. The LP is truly a timeless...

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 | A Chat with Michelle Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas
May 6, 2016
A Chat with Michelle Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas

When fate brought John Phillips, Michelle Phillips, Denny Doherty and “Mama” Cass Elliot together for the very first time, it was a harmonic convergence for the ages. The Mamas &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana – The Interview
March 8, 2016
Carlos Santana – The Interview

Alchemy. It’s that magic, intangible ingredient that determines the creative heights one can achieve in a collaborative process. Over the course of three landmark albums, Santana, Abraxas and Santana III,...

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 | 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 | Behind the Curtain: Steve Vai
July 8, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Steve Vai

I have interviewed Steve Vai probably 10 times over the course of the past 30 years or so. Each and every time he has been nothing less than engaged, bright,...

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 | John Lennon’s New York City (Photo Essay)
December 8, 2014
John Lennon’s New York City (Photo Essay)

For all of the classic Christmas celebrations in New York City each year, for many music fans it’s also a sorrowful time as we recount the tragic death of John...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | I Will Be Me: An Interview with Kinks Guitarist Dave Davies
June 27, 2013
I Will Be Me: An Interview with Kinks Guitarist Dave Davies

Founding Kinks guitarist Dave Davies talks to us about his new solo album, spirituality, and perseverance.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)
June 4, 2013
Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)

An exclusive interview with founding member of the Turtles - on his career and his new book 'Shell Shocked'.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lou Gramm: Juke Box Hero (Interview)
June 4, 2013
Lou Gramm: Juke Box Hero (Interview)

Foreigner, the music biz and his book 'Juke Box Hero: My Five Decades in Rock 'n Roll'

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Grunge Era, As Told By The Musicians That Defined It (Interview with Author Mark Yarm)
April 2, 2013
The Grunge Era, As Told By The Musicians That Defined It (Interview with Author Mark Yarm)

In the years since the so-called “grunge” scene turned bands from and around Seattle into MTV darlings during the early 1990s, countless books examining the phenomenon have been written 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 | Guitarist Steve Howe of Yes (Interview)
March 4, 2013
Guitarist Steve Howe of Yes (Interview)

Steve Howe, a 40-year rock veteran chats with Rock Cellar Magazine about the evolution of Yes, life on the road as a vegetarian, and the rising interest of albums in the singles-driven digital age.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | "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 | 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 | The Man Behind Darth Vader (Interview with Dave Prowse)
October 1, 2012
The Man Behind Darth Vader (Interview with Dave Prowse)

Actor Dave Prowse, in his iconic portrayal of Darth Vader, could command the power of the dark side to hurl objects through the air or crush his rivals’ throats by...

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 | July Album Reviews
July 11, 2012
July Album Reviews

Everclear Frank Ocean Joe Walsh Matisyahu Soul Asylum Neil Young Everclear Invisible Stars Invisible Stars, the new album from Everclear, is better than it ought to be. Yes, Art Alexakis...

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 | June Album Reviews
June 11, 2012
June Album Reviews

Fiona Apple Rush Smashing Pumpkins The Cult The Beach Boys Translator Giant Giant Sand Maroon 5 Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel… The exhausting title of Fiona Apple’s new album, The...

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 | Donovan is BACK!
April 16, 2012
Donovan is BACK!

Only a handful of individuals in music are known by a single name, and a few are legends. The artist simply known as “Donovan” certainly is one of those. His...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Morgan Spurlock Interview:  From 'Super Size Me' to Superheroes
April 16, 2012
Morgan Spurlock Interview: From 'Super Size Me' to Superheroes

It’s appropriate that Morgan Spurlock, whose first documentary was named Super Size Me, has now directed a nonfiction film about the planet’s biggest gathering devoted to superheroes. Comic-Con Episode IV:...

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 | (Movie) Trailer Trash
March 19, 2012
(Movie) Trailer Trash

Okay, I’ve hocked you enough on the woeful shape of modern music:  Berton Averre’s Blog. Time for a departure.  Today we’ll talk about the woeful shape of modern American movies....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daniel Lanois Heads to the Hall of Fame…
March 19, 2012
Daniel Lanois Heads to the Hall of Fame…

In the liner notes to Daniel Lanois’ 2003 album Shine, the musician and producer writes: “What a privilege to be able to make music. And what an honor to have it received...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sweet Judy Collins Tells All (Interview)
February 16, 2012
Sweet Judy Collins Tells All (Interview)

Some songs seem as if they were written just for you.  The lyrics resonate as if they were penned by your own personal biographer. Judy Collins gets that feeling every...

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 | Rock and Roll Landmarks (In Photographs)
January 12, 2012
Rock and Roll Landmarks (In Photographs)

Here are a handful of the most notable and infamous rock & roll landmarks in the history of the genre – whether they’re still standing, bulldozed, burnt to the ground,...

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 | Guns 'N Roses Announce North American Tour
September 23, 2011
Guns 'N Roses Announce North American Tour

If ever there was a news story to take with a truckload of salt, this is probably it. The Axl Rose & Friends Experience – er,  Guns ‘N Roses (at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ayn Rand: Like a Zombie, She's Back!
September 2, 2011
Ayn Rand: Like a Zombie, She's Back!

She’s back! Like a laissez faire zombie, 29 years after her death philosopher/ novelist Ayn Rand has risen from the grave. A movie adaptation of Rand’s 1957 tome Atlas Shrugged...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seven Muses of Paris
July 29, 2011
Seven Muses of Paris

She breathes in the creativity of a man and exhales the essence of beauty.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Classic Album Cover Outtakes (Photos)
June 8, 2011
Classic Album Cover Outtakes (Photos)

1. Bob Dylan, Freewheelin’ © Don Hunstein © Don Hunstein Captured in 1963 on the corner of 4th and Jones in Greenwich Village, Freewheelin’ featured the iconic album cover that...