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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 | John Fogerty Sets ‘Travelin’ Band Tour’ with Hearty Har (ft. Sons Shane and Tyler)
June 16, 2022
John Fogerty Sets ‘Travelin’ Band Tour’ with Hearty Har (ft. Sons Shane and Tyler)

Some of the bleakest months of the COVID-19 pandemic were warmed by a series of family band performance videos from John Fogerty and his children, impromptu clips from their palatial ranch in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Simple Minds: New Album ‘Direction of the Heart’ 10/21; Stream “Vision Thing”
June 14, 2022
Simple Minds: New Album ‘Direction of the Heart’ 10/21; Stream “Vision Thing”

On Oct. 21, iconic Scottish band Simple Minds will return with Direction of the Heart, a new studio record and the follow-up to 2019’s Walk Between Worlds. Officially announced this...

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 | 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 | Out Now: Heart’s Ann Wilson as Free as She Wants to Be on New Solo Record, ‘Fierce Bliss’ (Listen)
April 29, 2022
Out Now: Heart’s Ann Wilson as Free as She Wants to Be on New Solo Record, ‘Fierce Bliss’ (Listen)

Unbound by the demands of chasing a “hit” record, Ann Wilson is free to be exactly who she wants to be. And with Fierce Bliss, the new studio album from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stein Sitting Out Blondie’s Summer Tour Due to Heart Issue: “… A Dumbass Condition Called Arterial Fibrillation”
April 14, 2022
Chris Stein Sitting Out Blondie’s Summer Tour Due to Heart Issue: “… A Dumbass Condition Called Arterial Fibrillation”

Blondie has a busy touring schedule in the coming months, but Debbie Harry and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends will do so without Chris Stein, who announced that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson: On New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss,’ Weather Preparedness PSAs & Heart’s 50th Anniversary (Interview)
April 11, 2022
Ann Wilson: On New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss,’ Weather Preparedness PSAs & Heart’s 50th Anniversary (Interview)

Ann Wilson, who alongside her sister, Nancy Wilson, burst onto the scene with Heart and cast an unmatched legacy for decades, will release her latest solo album, Fierce Bliss, on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Timothy B. Schmit Previews New Solo LP ‘Day By Day’ with “Heartbeat” (Album Out May 6)
April 11, 2022
Timothy B. Schmit Previews New Solo LP ‘Day By Day’ with “Heartbeat” (Album Out May 6)

On May 6, Timothy B Schmit of Eagles fame will return with a new solo album titled Day By Day — and on Monday, Schmit debuted a new track from...

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 | 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 | Paul McCartney on Taylor Hawkins: “You Were a True Rock and Roll Hero And Will Always Remain in My Heart”
March 30, 2022
Paul McCartney on Taylor Hawkins: “You Were a True Rock and Roll Hero And Will Always Remain in My Heart”

In the immediate aftermath of the March 25 death of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, the musician’s fans, friends, musical colleagues and acquaintances quickly flooded social media with tributes, memories...

Rock Cellar Magazine | One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Charlie Ingui of Soul Survivors (1967’s “Expressway to Your Heart”)
March 29, 2022
One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Charlie Ingui of Soul Survivors (1967’s “Expressway to Your Heart”)

In our newest One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? entry, vocalist/founding member Charlie Ingui of Philadelphia-based soul/R&B group Soul Survivors discusses “Expressway to Your Heart,” his group’s 1967 No. 3 hit that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ First-Ever All-Acoustic Album, ‘Changeup’ (Listen)
March 25, 2022
Out Now: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ First-Ever All-Acoustic Album, ‘Changeup’ (Listen)

There’s a first for everything — and today, March 25, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Joan Jett & the Blackhearts released Changeup, their very first all-acoustic record. The first-ever...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: Stream “(I’m Gonna) Run Away”; Acoustic Album ‘Changeup’ Out 3/25
March 21, 2022
New Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: Stream “(I’m Gonna) Run Away”; Acoustic Album ‘Changeup’ Out 3/25

You know Joan Jett & the Blackhearts for their loud, proud and iconic rock & roll anthems — but on March 25, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ensemble...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: John Mayer Wraps Three Nights of the ‘Sob Rock Tour’ in Los Angeles with Heart, Soul and … Jokes
March 17, 2022
Recap: John Mayer Wraps Three Nights of the ‘Sob Rock Tour’ in Los Angeles with Heart, Soul and … Jokes

John Mayer is not the same as you remember him. The singer/songwriter/guitarist may still have the same enviable hairstyle and gentle croon that helped put him on the map in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heart’s Ann Wilson Announces Additional 2022 Tour Dates with The Amazing Dawgs; ‘Fierce Bliss’ LP 4/29
February 24, 2022
Heart’s Ann Wilson Announces Additional 2022 Tour Dates with The Amazing Dawgs; ‘Fierce Bliss’ LP 4/29

On April 29, Ann Wilson of Heart will release a new solo record titled Fierce Bliss. Announced recently, the album features compelling artwork from Roger Dean (known for his various...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson Details Plans to Tour as ‘Nancy Wilson’s Heart,’ without Sister Ann Wilson
February 24, 2022
Nancy Wilson Details Plans to Tour as ‘Nancy Wilson’s Heart,’ without Sister Ann Wilson

Earlier this month, Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson posted a message to social media about her touring plans as Nancy Wilson’s Heart, presenting a lineup of backing musicians that doesn’t include...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Adds 5 Shows, Starting in June
February 17, 2022
Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Adds 5 Shows, Starting in June

After being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s finally time for the Stadium Tour to get underway. In June, the massive outdoor concert extravaganza featuring Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heart’s Ann Wilson Debuts “Greed,” New Album ‘Fierce Bliss’ Coming 4/29 (Pre-Order)
February 8, 2022
Heart’s Ann Wilson Debuts “Greed,” New Album ‘Fierce Bliss’ Coming 4/29 (Pre-Order)

Heart icon Ann Wilson has kept quite busy in recent months with a series of solo releases, and it’s apparently all been building to the upcoming April 29 release of...

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 | 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 | 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 | Eric Clapton to Premiere a New Song, “Heart of a Child,” on Christmas Eve
December 17, 2021
Eric Clapton to Premiere a New Song, “Heart of a Child,” on Christmas Eve

Eric Clapton announced a new single, "Heart of a Child," which will premiere on Dec. 24 on streaming platforms.

Rock Cellar Magazine | English Glam-Rockers The Darkness Announce 2022 ‘Motorheart’ North American Tour; Wild New LP Out Now
December 10, 2021
English Glam-Rockers The Darkness Announce 2022 ‘Motorheart’ North American Tour; Wild New LP Out Now

Back on Nov. 19, The Darkness released Motorheart, the English glam-rock band‘s seventh full-length album to date and, as a news release excitedly declared, “a record of immeasurable rock and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana Cancels December House of Blues Residency After Heart Procedure, Shares Video Message
December 1, 2021
Carlos Santana Cancels December House of Blues Residency After Heart Procedure, Shares Video Message

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana announced on Wednesday that he has cancelled his December slate of his Las Vegas residency, An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live, after undergoing an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Darkness as Revved-Up and Glammed-Out As Ever with Extravagant New Album ‘Motorheart’ (Listen)
November 19, 2021
Out Now: The Darkness as Revved-Up and Glammed-Out As Ever with Extravagant New Album ‘Motorheart’ (Listen)

The press release said it all: Motorheart, the new album from jubilant English glam-rock outfit The Darkness, is “a record of immeasurable rock and roll extravagance.” Released today, Nov. 19,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | New from Indie/Pop Duo Babygirl: Watch the Wistful Video for “Born with a Broken Heart”
October 29, 2021
New from Indie/Pop Duo Babygirl: Watch the Wistful Video for “Born with a Broken Heart”

Babygirl is a Toronto-based indie/pop duo comprised of Kiki Frances and Cameron Breithaupt. On Friday, they debuted a music video for “Born with a Broken Heart,” a wistful, melancholy ballad...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judas Priest Postpones ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Due to Guitarist Richie Faulkner’s Heart Surgery
September 28, 2021
Judas Priest Postpones ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Due to Guitarist Richie Faulkner’s Heart Surgery

On Monday, Rob Halford and English heavy metal gods Judas Priest announced that they’ve been forced to postpone the remaining U.S. dates on their 50 Heavy Metal Years tour due...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Premiere Music Video for “Living in the Heart of Love,” from ‘Tattoo You’ 40th Anniversary Edition
September 22, 2021
Rolling Stones Premiere Music Video for “Living in the Heart of Love,” from ‘Tattoo You’ 40th Anniversary Edition

The Rolling Stones have dug deep into the vaults to release a new music video for “Living in the Heart of Love,” a previously unreleased track that is included in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kacey Musgraves Taps Into Heartbreak for New Album/Film, ‘star-crossed,’ Out 9/10 (Stream the Title Track)
August 23, 2021
Kacey Musgraves Taps Into Heartbreak for New Album/Film, ‘star-crossed,’ Out 9/10 (Stream the Title Track)

Six-time Grammy-winning country/pop singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves announced a new album and film project, star-crossed, on Monday. Her fourth studio album to date and the follow-up to her 2018 Album of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones: ‘Tattoo You’ 40th Anniversary Edition Out 10/22; Stream Unreleased “Living in the Heart of Love”
August 19, 2021
Rolling Stones: ‘Tattoo You’ 40th Anniversary Edition Out 10/22; Stream Unreleased “Living in the Heart of Love”

On Oct. 22, The Rolling Stones will revisit 1981’s Tattoo You for a lavish 40th anniversary reissue featuring nine previously unreleased recordings from the album sessions. The legendary English band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to The Darkness’ New Song About a ‘Devoted Sex Robot’ — “Motorheart” Album Coming 11/19
August 12, 2021
Listen to The Darkness’ New Song About a ‘Devoted Sex Robot’ — “Motorheart” Album Coming 11/19

It’s hard to believe it’s almost been twenty years since English glam/rock band The Darkness emerged with 2003’s Permission To Land, a record that put the ensemble on the map...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Goes on Tour With a New EP and Revisits Her Career Before Heart (The Interview)
August 12, 2021
Ann Wilson Goes on Tour With a New EP and Revisits Her Career Before Heart (The Interview)

As concert venues attempt to reopen, iconic vocalist Ann Wilson will begin an August solo tour armed with a new band and material produced during the pandemic. Fans will also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Odenkirk in Stable Condition After Suffering Heart Attack on ‘Better Call Saul’ Set (UPDATED)
July 28, 2021
Bob Odenkirk in Stable Condition After Suffering Heart Attack on ‘Better Call Saul’ Set (UPDATED)

Bob Odenkirk, star of the AMC drama and Breaking Bad prequel series Better Call Saul, was hospitalized on Tuesday after “collapsing” on set of the show in New Mexico, it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jackson Browne Shares Lively Rendition of “My Cleveland Heart,” Tour with James Taylor Launches 7/29
July 28, 2021
Jackson Browne Shares Lively Rendition of “My Cleveland Heart,” Tour with James Taylor Launches 7/29

One of the most immediate songs featured on Downhill from Everywhere, the great new album from iconic singer/songwriter Jackson Browne, is the energetic “My Cleveland Heart,” and on Wednesday Browne...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go ‘Inside Angel Dream’ with Behind-The-Scenes Videos from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers — 25th Anniversary Edition Out Now
July 6, 2021
Go ‘Inside Angel Dream’ with Behind-The-Scenes Videos from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers — 25th Anniversary Edition Out Now

Just last week, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers revisited Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”), one of Petty’s few soundtrack projects over the course of his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Reimagined ‘Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”)’
July 2, 2021
Out Now from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Reimagined ‘Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”)’

Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”),  originally released by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers in 1996 as the companion album to the romantic comedy starring Jennifer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Nancy Wilson of Heart with the Seattle Symphony’ Concert Moving from July 9 to Oct. 30
June 28, 2021
‘Nancy Wilson of Heart with the Seattle Symphony’ Concert Moving from July 9 to Oct. 30

Heart‘s Nancy Wilson has a special upcoming concert event with the Seattle Symphony — and the event will now take place on Oct. 30, rather than the originally scheduled date...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Jackson Browne and His Band Play His New Song “My Cleveland Heart” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’
June 11, 2021
Watch Jackson Browne and His Band Play His New Song “My Cleveland Heart” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

A few weeks back, legendary singer/songwriter Jackson Browne released a new single titled “My Cleveland Heart.” It’s a preview of his forthcoming studio album, Downhill from Everywhere, which will be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Reimagined ‘Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”)’ Coming 7/2 (Pre-Order)
June 10, 2021
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Reimagined ‘Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”)’ Coming 7/2 (Pre-Order)

Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”), originally released by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers in 1996 as the companion album to the romantic comedy starring Jennifer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Music Video from Madi Diaz for “Woman In My Heart” — New LP ‘History of a Feeling’ 8/27
June 9, 2021
Watch a New Music Video from Madi Diaz for “Woman In My Heart” — New LP ‘History of a Feeling’ 8/27

“Woman In My Heart” is a new single from singer/songwriter Madi Diaz. Debuted on Wednesday, the song premiere was accompanied by news of Diaz’s new studio album, History of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Ann Wilson Revisits Pre-Heart Days with ‘The Daybreaks’ EP (Listen); 2021 Tour Dates
May 24, 2021
Out Now: Ann Wilson Revisits Pre-Heart Days with ‘The Daybreaks’ EP (Listen); 2021 Tour Dates

Prior to forming Heart with sister Nancy Wilson and setting in action a career that would make them legends, Ann Wilson fronted a band called “Daybreak” — and Wilson has revisited the tunes for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jackson Browne’s Heart Eaten by Phoebe Bridgers in “My Cleveland Heart” Video; ‘Downhill from Everywhere’ Out 7/23 (Pre-Order)
May 21, 2021
Jackson Browne’s Heart Eaten by Phoebe Bridgers in “My Cleveland Heart” Video; ‘Downhill from Everywhere’ Out 7/23 (Pre-Order)

“My Cleveland Heart” is the title of a new song from legendary singer/songwriter Jackson Browne — and its music video is a rather unexpected bit of irreverence and fun from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The Wallflowers: Stream “Maybe Your Heart’s Not In It No More,” New LP ‘Exit Wounds’ Out 7/9
May 19, 2021
New from The Wallflowers: Stream “Maybe Your Heart’s Not In It No More,” New LP ‘Exit Wounds’ Out 7/9

Jakob Dylan and the Wallflowers recently announced their return, with a new record, Exit Wounds, due out July 9. On Wednesday, the band debuted a soulful new track called “Maybe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Actor Charles Grodin (‘The Heartbreak Kid’, ‘Heaven Can Wait,’ More): 1935-2021
May 18, 2021
Rest in Peace, Actor Charles Grodin (‘The Heartbreak Kid’, ‘Heaven Can Wait,’ More): 1935-2021

Charles Grodin, the acclaimed actor known for his roles in motion pictures such as The Heartbreak Kid, Midnight Run, Heaven Can Wait and the Beethoven series of family films, has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Pushed to 2022
May 14, 2021
Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Pushed to 2022

The highly anticipated Stadium Tour from Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts has been pushed back — again — this time to 2022, it was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Details New Vinyl Release of Pre-Heart Band The Daybreaks’ Original 1969 EP
May 10, 2021
Ann Wilson Details New Vinyl Release of Pre-Heart Band The Daybreaks’ Original 1969 EP

Prior to forming Heart with sister Nancy Wilson and setting in action a career that would make them legends, Ann Wilson fronted a band called “Daybreak” — and on Monday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘You and Me,’ the Awaited Solo Debut Album from Heart’s Nancy Wilson (Listen)
May 7, 2021
Out Now: ‘You and Me,’ the Awaited Solo Debut Album from Heart’s Nancy Wilson (Listen)

“I do get to feel like a boss, I do love that feeling. I know how to delegate when I’m inside a power structure like Heart. But I do enjoy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream ‘Black Wing,’ Her Latest Solo Single
April 12, 2021
New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream ‘Black Wing,’ Her Latest Solo Single

Ann Wilson of Heart has been busy lately — and on Monday, the revered singer/songwriter debuted a new solo single titled “Black Wing.” Another showcase of her dynamic vocal range,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (CLOSED) GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers ‘Live Anthology’ Vinyl Box Set
March 23, 2021
(CLOSED) GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers ‘Live Anthology’ Vinyl Box Set

The entry period is now closed. Thank you! Congrats to Bob W. from Montana, our lucky winner! Originally released in 2009, The Live Anthology brings together some of the most...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream ‘The Hammer,’ a Roaring Rock Anthem
February 25, 2021
New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream ‘The Hammer,’ a Roaring Rock Anthem

There is some serious swagger on display throughout “The Hammer,” a new song debuted by Ann Wilson of Heart on Thursday afternoon. Snarling guitars and Wilson’s standard powerhouse vocals elevate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnie Tyler Talks ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart,’ Miley Cyrus, TikTok, the’ 80s, Desmond Child and Believing ‘The Best Is Yet to Come’
February 25, 2021
Bonnie Tyler Talks ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart,’ Miley Cyrus, TikTok, the’ 80s, Desmond Child and Believing ‘The Best Is Yet to Come’

The Best Is Yet to Come, the vibrant new album from Bonnie Tyler, is bolstered by dramatic, full-bodied vocals, synths, and some rock guitar solos. Those same elements helped propel...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson: First-Ever Solo Album ‘You and Me’ Coming 5/7, Features a Heartfelt Tribute to Eddie Van Halen, More
February 22, 2021
Nancy Wilson: First-Ever Solo Album ‘You and Me’ Coming 5/7, Features a Heartfelt Tribute to Eddie Van Halen, More

On Monday, Nancy Wilson officially detailed her upcoming solo album, You and Me, which will be released on May 7 and is the first official solo release from the legendary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Radio Astro,’ the Debut Album from Hearty Har (ft. John Fogerty’s Sons Shane & Tyler)
February 19, 2021
Out Now: ‘Radio Astro,’ the Debut Album from Hearty Har (ft. John Fogerty’s Sons Shane & Tyler)

The past several months have been busy for John Fogerty and his musical family. Not only did the classic rock legend share a series of lovely at-home performances with his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Watch a Music Video for ‘Tender Heart,’ ft. Olympic Ice Skater Gracie Gold
February 9, 2021
New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Watch a Music Video for ‘Tender Heart,’ ft. Olympic Ice Skater Gracie Gold

On Jan. 22, Heart‘s Ann Wilson debuted a powerful new song titled “Tender Heart.” The song is one of intense personal emotions for Wilson, as she said in a statement:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream Her Powerful New Song, ‘Tender Heart’
January 22, 2021
New from Heart’s Ann Wilson: Stream Her Powerful New Song, ‘Tender Heart’

Ann Wilson, the powerhouse vocalist of classic rock legends Heart, has returned with a resonant new single titled “Tender Heart.” Premiered on Friday, the song is one of intense personal...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty: New ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Album Available on Vinyl; Sons Hearty Har Share New Song ‘Waves of Ecstasy’
January 18, 2021
John Fogerty: New ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Album Available on Vinyl; Sons Hearty Har Share New Song ‘Waves of Ecstasy’

It’s a busy time for John Fogerty and the Fogerty household. The legendary musician shared a passionate and timely new song, “Weeping in the Promised Land,” on Jan. 6. An...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eve 6 is Turning Twitter Inside Out with ’90s Rock Trash Talk & Endless Queries About ‘The Heart in a Blender Song’
December 22, 2020
Eve 6 is Turning Twitter Inside Out with ’90s Rock Trash Talk & Endless Queries About ‘The Heart in a Blender Song’

If you were even semi-conscious during the late 1990s, you heard “Inside Out” by Southern California-based alt/rock band Eve 6 no fewer than fifteen times per day. You remember the...

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 | Lauren Cohan (‘The Walking Dead’) Works at Mending Her Broken Heart in a New Tom Petty Video for ‘Something Could Happen’
December 9, 2020
Lauren Cohan (‘The Walking Dead’) Works at Mending Her Broken Heart in a New Tom Petty Video for ‘Something Could Happen’

“Something Could Happen” is a previously unreleased song included in the anticipated new Wildflowers & All the Rest deluxe edition release from Tom Petty. In the works for sometime, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Suzi Quatro’s Warm Holiday Greeting: Watch a New Video for ‘My Heart And Soul (I Need You Home For Christmas)’
December 4, 2020
Suzi Quatro’s Warm Holiday Greeting: Watch a New Video for ‘My Heart And Soul (I Need You Home For Christmas)’

On Friday, Suzi Quatro — known in music history as the first “breakout” female bass player to become a bona fide “rock star” with a string of international hits in the 1970s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Plastic Hearts,’ Miley Cyrus’ Dynamic New Album ft. Joan Jett, Stevie Nicks, Dua Lipa & Billy Idol (Listen)
November 27, 2020
Out Now: ‘Plastic Hearts,’ Miley Cyrus’ Dynamic New Album ft. Joan Jett, Stevie Nicks, Dua Lipa & Billy Idol (Listen)

Don’t expect Miley Cyrus to cater to your expectations. The former Disney Channel star has put in work over the years to distance herself from her Hannah Montana days, and...

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 | New from Ann Wilson of Heart: Watch a Video for Her Cover of Steve Earle’s ‘The Revolution Starts Now!’
October 22, 2020
New from Ann Wilson of Heart: Watch a Video for Her Cover of Steve Earle’s ‘The Revolution Starts Now!’

On Tuesday, Ann Wilson of Heart returned with a new song — her first release since her 2018 covers album Immortal — and “The Revolution Starts Now!” is a cover...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hearty Har (ft. John Fogerty’s Sons Shane and Tyler) Share New Video for ‘Scream and Shout!,’ LP Coming in 2021
October 19, 2020
Hearty Har (ft. John Fogerty’s Sons Shane and Tyler) Share New Video for ‘Scream and Shout!,’ LP Coming in 2021

The past few months have seen an abundance of activity from John Fogerty — most of it having to do with his at-home family band performances with his children Shane,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Inside Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ (Out 10/16) with Adria & Heartbreakers Benmont Tench and Mike Campbell on ‘CBS This Morning’
October 15, 2020
Go Inside Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ (Out 10/16) with Adria & Heartbreakers Benmont Tench and Mike Campbell on ‘CBS This Morning’

This Friday, Oct. 16, will see the long-awaited release of Wildflowers & All the Rest, a deluxe edition release of the 1994 solo album from Tom Petty that the late...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Van Halen Remembers Brother Eddie with Heartfelt Message, Childhood Photo
October 8, 2020
Alex Van Halen Remembers Brother Eddie with Heartfelt Message, Childhood Photo

Tuesday’s news of the passing of legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen was met with shock and sadness among the music community — and on Thursday morning, Eddie’s brother and band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Jeff Slate: Watch an Animated Music Video for ‘Heartbreak,’ Featuring Earl Slick and Duff McKagan
October 2, 2020
New from Jeff Slate: Watch an Animated Music Video for ‘Heartbreak,’ Featuring Earl Slick and Duff McKagan

Jeff Slate is a New York-based singer/songwriter with a prolific solo career — in addition to being a rock music journalist. He’s a regular contributor to Rock Cellar (if you read our recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson (Heart) Announces First-Ever Solo Album; Debuting Bruce Springsteen ‘The River’ Cover 10/23
October 1, 2020
Nancy Wilson (Heart) Announces First-Ever Solo Album; Debuting Bruce Springsteen ‘The River’ Cover 10/23

Nancy Wilson, iconic rock star known for her work as an integral part of Heart (alongside sister Ann Wilson), has done a lot over the years … but she hasn’t,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Blue Hearts,’ a Poignant and Powerful (and Confrontational) New Album from Bob Mould — Listen
September 28, 2020
Out Now: ‘Blue Hearts,’ a Poignant and Powerful (and Confrontational) New Album from Bob Mould — Listen

It’s perfect, really, that Blue Hearts, the new album from Bob Mould, begins with a song called “Heart On My Sleeve,” because the esteemed singer/songwriter has always been known for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Play ‘Jeepster’ for James Corden (from the New Marc Bolan/T. Rex Tribute Album)
September 11, 2020
Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Play ‘Jeepster’ for James Corden (from the New Marc Bolan/T. Rex Tribute Album)

On Sept. 4, a star-studded new tribute album honoring the late Marc Bolan and T. Rex was released — and Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Katrina from Katrina & The Waves Speeds Ahead with New Album ‘Hearts, Loves, and Babys’ (Q&A)
August 27, 2020
Katrina from Katrina & The Waves Speeds Ahead with New Album ‘Hearts, Loves, and Babys’ (Q&A)

For many American rock fans following 80’s and 90’s rock music, Katrina Leskanich is mostly known as the lead singer in the pop rock group Katrina & The Waves, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Empty Hearts Conjure Fab Visions on ‘Second Album’ — Q&A with Clem Burke and Andy Babiuk (LP Out Now)
August 26, 2020
The Empty Hearts Conjure Fab Visions on ‘Second Album’ — Q&A with Clem Burke and Andy Babiuk (LP Out Now)

Whatever your preferences in 60’s and 70’s classic and garage rock, you’ll find much to cheer on The Empty Hearts and their aptly titled Second Album, which will be released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 8/28: Metallica, Rick Wakeman, America, Katy Perry, Seether, The Avett Brothers, My Morning Jacket, Angel Olsen and The Empty Hearts (Preview/Pre-Order)
August 24, 2020
New Music Out This Week 8/28: Metallica, Rick Wakeman, America, Katy Perry, Seether, The Avett Brothers, My Morning Jacket, Angel Olsen and The Empty Hearts (Preview/Pre-Order)

This upcoming Friday, Aug. 28 brings with it a number of notable new music releases from acts all across the wide spectrum of music. Below is our curated list of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Nuno Bettencourt Cover Classics from Queen, Radiohead and Heart with Julian Lennon, Nancy Wilson, Steve Vai, Brian May and More (from an AXS TV Special)
August 12, 2020
Watch Nuno Bettencourt Cover Classics from Queen, Radiohead and Heart with Julian Lennon, Nancy Wilson, Steve Vai, Brian May and More (from an AXS TV Special)

World-class guitarist Nuno Bettencourt was recently the focus of an hour-long special that aired on AXS TV on Aug. 3. At Home And Social With Nuno Bettencourt & Friends found...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Lindsey Buckingham Play a Four-Song Live-Stream Set — His First Singing Performance Since His 2019 Open-Heart Surgery
August 10, 2020
Watch Lindsey Buckingham Play a Four-Song Live-Stream Set — His First Singing Performance Since His 2019 Open-Heart Surgery

Over the weekend, Lindsey Buckingham performed a four-song mini-set on Zoom for Nutanix — but this was far more than just an artist playing a live stream set, a phenomenon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History
August 5, 2020
The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History

In so many ways, The Go-Go’s owned the 1980s. Born out of the Los Angeles punk scene, the band quickly became “America’s Sweethearts,” as guitarist Charlotte Caffey recalls to Rock...

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 | Melissa Etheridge Posts Posts Update, Thanks Fans for Support After Son’s Death: ‘Nothing But Time Will Heal the Empty Space in My Heart’
June 9, 2020
Melissa Etheridge Posts Posts Update, Thanks Fans for Support After Son’s Death: ‘Nothing But Time Will Heal the Empty Space in My Heart’

The May 13 passing of Beckett Cypher, the 21-year-old son of Melissa Etheridge and former partner Julie Cypher was incredibly tragic, the young man succumbing to an opioid addiction. pic.twitter.com/LZJI8M6m4s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Mould Roars Back with Angry New Song ‘American Crisis,’ from New Album ‘Blue Hearts’
June 3, 2020
Bob Mould Roars Back with Angry New Song ‘American Crisis,’ from New Album ‘Blue Hearts’

Bob Mould has never been one to keep quiet — and given the state of things in the United States, it makes sense that his new song, “American Crisis,” literally...

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 | Brian May Says He ‘Could Have Died’ After Suffering Recent Heart Attack in Lengthy Instagram Video
May 25, 2020
Brian May Says He ‘Could Have Died’ After Suffering Recent Heart Attack in Lengthy Instagram Video

Earlier this month, legendary Queen guitarist Brian May suffered a “small” heart attack, as he explained in a Instagram post early Monday morning. As he detailed, the heart attack took...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Used’s New Album ‘Heartwork’ Weaves Literary References and Vulnerability Into a Wild, Intriguing Listen (Out Now)
April 24, 2020
The Used’s New Album ‘Heartwork’ Weaves Literary References and Vulnerability Into a Wild, Intriguing Listen (Out Now)

Heartwork, the eighth studio album from the Used, is out today — and it’s an adventure. The emo/rock band first burst onto the scene in 2002, becoming a stalwart on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Launches Auction of Personal Items to Help Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Charity
April 6, 2020
Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Launches Auction of Personal Items to Help Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Charity

The coronavirus pandemic has affected us all, throwing a massive wrench of unpredictability into scheduled plans, including charitable events — but this past weekend, Black Sabbath guitar god Tony Iommi...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Singer Bill Withers, Who Has Passed Away at 81 Due to Heart Complications (1938-2020)
April 3, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Singer Bill Withers, Who Has Passed Away at 81 Due to Heart Complications (1938-2020)

Bill Withers, the legendary singer/songwriter/Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician known for several classic hits including “Lean On Me,” “Use Me,” “Just the Two of Us,” “Lovely Day” and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Michael McDonald Play ‘Matters of the Heart,’ ‘Minute By Minute’ and ‘What a Fool Believes’ for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert — From Home in Quarantine
April 1, 2020
Watch Michael McDonald Play ‘Matters of the Heart,’ ‘Minute By Minute’ and ‘What a Fool Believes’ for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert — From Home in Quarantine

NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts series presented a mini-set from Michael McDonald this week, but with a twist. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent stay-at-home orders placed on pretty much...

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 | 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 | Metallica Issues Heartfelt Message to Fans Regarding Coronavirus, Show Cancellations
March 23, 2020
Metallica Issues Heartfelt Message to Fans Regarding Coronavirus, Show Cancellations

Everything is being postponed or canceled these days, as the coronavirus pandemic‘s stronghold on our collective way of living remains in upheaval — and on Monday, Metallica sent out a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Celine Dion’s ‘My Heart Will Go On’ is Bringing the World Together, One Breathtaking Coronavirus Quarantine Balcony Jam Session At a Time
March 18, 2020
Celine Dion’s ‘My Heart Will Go On’ is Bringing the World Together, One Breathtaking Coronavirus Quarantine Balcony Jam Session At a Time

There’s a reason “My Heart Will Go On” has become something of a modern classic. Celine Dion’s smash-hit song, the “love theme” of the 1997 film Titanic, is undeniable. Its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos and Cindy Santana on the Power of ‘Playing from Your Heart’ (Q&A)
March 11, 2020
Carlos and Cindy Santana on the Power of ‘Playing from Your Heart’ (Q&A)

“It’s about playing from your heart,” Carlos Santana says about why he believes his music, and remarkable guitar playing, has stood the test of time. “It’s about being gut-bucket honest....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Foo Fighters Album Will ‘Bring Everyone’s F****** Hearts Together,’ According to Dave Grohl
March 11, 2020
New Foo Fighters Album Will ‘Bring Everyone’s F****** Hearts Together,’ According to Dave Grohl

The Foo Fighters have completed work on their new record, the follow-up to 2017’s Concrete and Gold — and front man Dave Grohl is *quite* excited about it. In a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Announces 2020 Solo Tour, Promising Originals, Heart Classics and More
February 18, 2020
Ann Wilson Announces 2020 Solo Tour, Promising Originals, Heart Classics and More

2019 was a banner year for Heart, as the iconic rock band featuring Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson toured with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts — the first full Heart...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lindsey Buckingham Announces Short Solo Tour, His First Since 2019 Heart Attack
February 11, 2020
Lindsey Buckingham Announces Short Solo Tour, His First Since 2019 Heart Attack

Lindsey Buckingham may no longer be taking part in Fleetwood Mac‘s occasional touring, but the acclaimed guitarist/songwriter is keeping busy on his own. On Tuesday, Buckingham unveiled plans for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Debut Album + Tour from Mike Campbell (Tom Petty + the Heartbreakers) and the Dirty Knobs Coming in March
January 24, 2020
Debut Album + Tour from Mike Campbell (Tom Petty + the Heartbreakers) and the Dirty Knobs Coming in March

You might think of the Dirty Knobs as a “new” project for guitarist Mike Campbell, but that’s not what it is. Campbell, known for years as a principal member of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Revisiting a Wild Holiday House Party in Bob Dylan’s ‘Must Be Santa’ Video from 2009’s ‘Christmas in the Heart’
December 23, 2019
Revisiting a Wild Holiday House Party in Bob Dylan’s ‘Must Be Santa’ Video from 2009’s ‘Christmas in the Heart’

How many Nobel Prize winners have recorded chart-topping holiday albums? The list has to be short, right? But back in 2009, Bob Dylan released Christmas in the Heart, a collection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | More Shows Added to The Stadium Tour with Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
December 18, 2019
More Shows Added to The Stadium Tour with Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

Hope you wanted more of The Stadium Tour, the huge tour packing Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts among tens of thousands of screaming fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Suzi Quatro Premieres Sweeping Anthem ‘Heart on the Line’ — Listen
December 6, 2019
Suzi Quatro Premieres Sweeping Anthem ‘Heart on the Line’ — Listen

Earlier this year, Suzi Quatro — known in music history as the first “breakout” female bass player to become a bona fide “rock star” with a string of international hits...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Stadium Tour: Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (Ticket Details/Dates Announced)
December 4, 2019
The Stadium Tour: Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (Ticket Details/Dates Announced)

It’s here: Official word and details for the MASSIVE grouping of classic bands for a must-see Summer 2020 tour. Dubbed The Stadium Tour, it will bring together Motley Crue, Def...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’ (Listen)
November 22, 2019
Out Now: ‘You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’ (Listen)

You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Ochestra is a special release from the iconic artist, and it’s available now. The collection brings together some of Sir...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Issued Heartfelt Remembrances of Beatles Photographer Robert Freeman, Who Passed Away
November 8, 2019
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Issued Heartfelt Remembrances of Beatles Photographer Robert Freeman, Who Passed Away

If you’ve seen a Beatles album cover in your life, you’ve likely been viewing the work of photographer Robert Freeman. Among his high-profile work, Freeman’s photography adorned several Beatles records,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Happens to the Heart,’ from the New Posthumous Leonard Cohen Album ‘Thanks for the Dance’ Out Nov. 22
October 24, 2019
Hear ‘Happens to the Heart,’ from the New Posthumous Leonard Cohen Album ‘Thanks for the Dance’ Out Nov. 22

Leonard Cohen passed in 2016 at the age of 82, but the massively influential and iconic singer/poet/novelist has a new album coming out posthumously on Nov. 22. Here’s a song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,’ Recorded at Abbey Road, Out Nov. 22
September 18, 2019
‘You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,’ Recorded at Abbey Road, Out Nov. 22

A big week of announcements for Rod Stewart grew even bigger on Wednesday, when the legendary singer announced a special album titled You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lynyrd Skynyrd Postpone Shows as Gary Rossington is Recovering from Heart Surgery
August 13, 2019
Lynyrd Skynyrd Postpone Shows as Gary Rossington is Recovering from Heart Surgery

Lynyrd Skynyrd postponed some upcoming tour dates, it was announced on Tuesday in a press release posted by the band on social media. The classic rock legends are out on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heart Announce Second Leg of ‘Love Alive’ Tour with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
June 17, 2019
Heart Announce Second Leg of ‘Love Alive’ Tour with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

With Nancy and Ann Wilson of Heart set to start a big summer tour alongside special guests Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Sheryl Crow, Brandi Carlile and more, the classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mick Jagger’s Post-Heart Surgery Dance Routine Will Put Your Workout to Shame
May 15, 2019
Mick Jagger’s Post-Heart Surgery Dance Routine Will Put Your Workout to Shame

It’s important to remember that Rolling Stones vocalist Mick Jagger is 75 years old. With that in mind, enjoy this video Jagger tweeted of his high-energy dance workout: pic.twitter.com/nx5JFB2ZuJ —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reports: Mick Jagger to Undergo Heart Valve Replacement Surgery This Week
April 1, 2019
Reports: Mick Jagger to Undergo Heart Valve Replacement Surgery This Week

When the Rolling Stones announced over the weekend that they’d postponed their upcoming No Filter U.S. tour dates due to singer Mick Jagger requiring medical attention, many wondered what it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters) Announces New Solo LP ‘Hard Lessons,’ Premieres ‘Welcome To Your First Heartache’
March 22, 2019
Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters) Announces New Solo LP ‘Hard Lessons,’ Premieres ‘Welcome To Your First Heartache’

In addition to being the lead guitarist of Foo Fighters and committing to the heavy workload that job requires, Chris Shiflett is an accomplished solo artist. His new solo album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Nancy and Ann Wilson of Heart Reunite at Love Rocks NYC 2019
March 8, 2019
Watch Nancy and Ann Wilson of Heart Reunite at Love Rocks NYC 2019

It’s been a few years since Nancy and Ann Wilson of Heart performed on stage together — three years, in fact — but as the two figureheads of the classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ ‘The Best of Everything’ Box Set: Available Now (Listen)
March 1, 2019
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ ‘The Best of Everything’ Box Set: Available Now (Listen)

The Best of Everything: The Definitive Career Spanning Hits Collection is a celebration of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers‘ incredible output, in addition to crucial songs from Mudcrutch, one of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heart Announce ‘Love Alive’ Summer Tour with Sheryl Crow, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Brandi Carlile and Elle King
February 11, 2019
Heart Announce ‘Love Alive’ Summer Tour with Sheryl Crow, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Brandi Carlile and Elle King

It’s been three years since Nancy Wilson and Ann Wilson went out on a proper Heart tour, but on Monday the classic rock icons announced the Love Alive tour, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Learning Important Lessons with the Band Heart
September 11, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Learning Important Lessons with the Band Heart

Behind the Curtain: Learning Important Lessons with the band Heart Down through history, some unbelievably outrageous things have been said … were likely to have been said … maybe were...

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 | New from the Shins: Stream 'Mildenhall,' Off the Upcoming Album 'Heartworms' Out 3/10
February 16, 2017
New from the Shins: Stream 'Mildenhall,' Off the Upcoming Album 'Heartworms' Out 3/10

James Mercer is readying another Shins album, as Heartworms will be released on March 10 via Aural Apothecary/Columbia Records. On Thursday, a new song was premiered from the record. Titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson of Heart to Debut New Project Roadcase Royale at Los Angeles Benefit Gig 3/25; Stream 'Get Loud'
February 14, 2017
Nancy Wilson of Heart to Debut New Project Roadcase Royale at Los Angeles Benefit Gig 3/25; Stream 'Get Loud'

Heart‘s Nancy Wilson has a new project called Roadcase Royale, an ensemble featuring vocalist Liz Warfield (of Prince’s New Power Generation). The band, which also features Heart’s Chris Joyner (keys),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Announce Additional 2017 Tour Dates
February 7, 2017
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Announce Additional 2017 Tour Dates

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers recently announced a big tour in commemoration of their 40th anniversary, a trek that will carry them throughout most of North America for much of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson of Heart Maps Out 20-Date North American Solo Tour
January 11, 2017
Ann Wilson of Heart Maps Out 20-Date North American Solo Tour

Beginning in early March, Ann Wilson will embark on a solo tour across much of the United States. Dubbed the Ann Wilson of Heart Tour, the trek will span 20...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from the Shins: Stream 'Name For You,' Off New Album 'Heartworms' Due Out 3/10
January 5, 2017
New from the Shins: Stream 'Name For You,' Off New Album 'Heartworms' Due Out 3/10

James Mercer has found time to return to the Shins, and his revered indie band will release a new album title Heartworms on March 10. It’ll be the fifth studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Report: Carrie Fisher Suffers 'Massive Heart Attack' on Airplane
December 23, 2016
Report: Carrie Fisher Suffers 'Massive Heart Attack' on Airplane

Actress/author Carrie Fisher was rushed to a hospital after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles, TMZ reported on Friday afternoon: #BREAKING Carrie Fisher Suffers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch: Paul McCartney, Jimmy Fallon, the Roots and the Cast of 'Sing' Doing 'Wonderful Christmastime' Will Warm Even the Coldest of Hearts
December 21, 2016
Watch: Paul McCartney, Jimmy Fallon, the Roots and the Cast of 'Sing' Doing 'Wonderful Christmastime' Will Warm Even the Coldest of Hearts

‘Tis the season for holiday magic, and it transpired on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night as Sir Paul McCartney joined Fallon, the Roots, and the cast...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Announce 40th Anniversary Tour for 2017
December 9, 2016
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Announce 40th Anniversary Tour for 2017

On Thursday night, Tom Petty stopped by the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to drop some important news: he and the Heartbreakers will embark on a special 40th anniversary tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty + the Heartbreakers to Release Two Vinyl Box Sets Celebrating Entire Catalog in December
October 25, 2016
Tom Petty + the Heartbreakers to Release Two Vinyl Box Sets Celebrating Entire Catalog in December

The holiday season is right around the corner, and if you or your friends/loved ones that adore the music of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, this is for you. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Regina Spektor's New LP 'Remember Us to Life' with 'Bleeding Heart' and 'Small Bill$'
August 16, 2016
Preview Regina Spektor's New LP 'Remember Us to Life' with 'Bleeding Heart' and 'Small Bill$'

On September 30, eclectic singer/songwriter Regina Spektor will release Remember Us to Life, a new studio album. It’ll be her first since 2012’s What We Saw from the Cheap Seats,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Stream Heart's New Album 'Beautiful Broken'
July 8, 2016
Best New Music: Stream Heart's New Album 'Beautiful Broken'

Ann and Nancy Wilson have returned! Heart released a new album, Beautiful Broken, today. Featuring 10 tracks of new material (such as the title track, a duet with Metallica‘s James...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ginger Baker Recovering After Major Heart Surgery
July 5, 2016
Ginger Baker Recovering After Major Heart Surgery

World class drummer Ginger Baker, an integral part, along with Eric Clapton and the late Jack Bruce, of blues/rock band Cream, recently underwent major heart surgery. His daughter, Leda, told the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Heart and Metallica's James Hetfield Team Up on Hard-Charging 'Beautiful Broken'
June 20, 2016
Hear Heart and Metallica's James Hetfield Team Up on Hard-Charging 'Beautiful Broken'

Last week, Heart announced a new album, Beautiful Broken – and previewed its title track, a collaboration with James Hetfield of Metallica. The band has since premiered the full song,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Issues Heartfelt Statement About Passing of Wings Guitarist Henry McCullough
June 14, 2016
Paul McCartney Issues Heartfelt Statement About Passing of Wings Guitarist Henry McCullough

Henry McCullough, an Irish musician/guitarist who was a member of the band Wings in the early 1970s, passed away at the age of 72 on Tuesday. McCullough worked on Wings’...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Heart's New LP 'Beautiful Broken' and Duet with Metallica's James Hetfield (!)
June 14, 2016
Preview Heart's New LP 'Beautiful Broken' and Duet with Metallica's James Hetfield (!)

On July 8, Heart will release Beautiful Broken, a new studio album and their first since 2012’s Fanatic. For this one, Nancy and Ann Wilson tried something new…like bringing in...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Heart of Ann Wilson
April 2, 2013
The Heart of Ann Wilson

With their chugging rhythms and soaring harmonies, Ann and Nancy Wilson’s band Heart topped ’70s and ’80s charts with hits like Barracuda, Magic Man, Crazy On You, Alone, These Dreams, and What About Love, selling...

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 | Yeah Yeah Yeahs Share the Simmering “Burning,” from New Album ‘Cool It Down’ Coming Sept. 30
August 10, 2022
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Share the Simmering “Burning,” from New Album ‘Cool It Down’ Coming Sept. 30

Karen O. and The Yeah Yeah Yeahs emerged from the silence of a few years away back in May with news of some live performances and a record deal with Secret Canadian....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blondie Previews ‘Against the Odds 1974-1982’ Box Set with Previously Unreleased 1978 Track “Mr. Sightseer”
August 9, 2022
Blondie Previews ‘Against the Odds 1974-1982’ Box Set with Previously Unreleased 1978 Track “Mr. Sightseer”

“Mr. Sightseer” is a home recording from Blondie, a previously unreleased track that is featured on the iconic NYC band‘s upcoming box set, Against The Odds 1974-1982. The song was...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Motown Legend/Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Singer/Songwriter/Producer Lamont Dozier: 1941-2022
August 9, 2022
Rest in Peace, Motown Legend/Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Singer/Songwriter/Producer Lamont Dozier: 1941-2022

Lamont Dozier, the singer/songwriter/producer known for decades of notable works in the Motown world and beyond, has passed away at the age of 81. The news was confirmed by his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rina Sawayama Shows Her Sensitive Side with “Hold the Girl” Video; New Album 9/16, Fall Tour
August 3, 2022
Rina Sawayama Shows Her Sensitive Side with “Hold the Girl” Video; New Album 9/16, Fall Tour

Multifaceted, genre-hopping singer/songwriter Rina Sawayama has been previewing her new record, Hold the Girl, which will be released on Sept. 16. Three songs have been shared so far from the...

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 | Ann Wilson Announces New Tour Dates; New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss’ Out Now
August 1, 2022
Ann Wilson Announces New Tour Dates; New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss’ Out Now

When we last heard from Ann Wilson, the singer/songwriter/Heart icon was basking in the glow of her new solo record, Fierce Bliss, which was released in late April. A collection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Maggie Rogers Releases Her Second Album “Surrender” (Listen Here)
July 29, 2022
Maggie Rogers Releases Her Second Album “Surrender” (Listen Here)

Maggie Rogers releases her second album Surrender today through Debay Sounds & Capitol Records. (Surrender is on cd, vinyl, digital or cassette and available at our Rock Cellar Store –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Cure Reissuing 1992’s ‘Wish’ for 30th Anniversary in October; Preview/Pre-Order
July 28, 2022
The Cure Reissuing 1992’s ‘Wish’ for 30th Anniversary in October; 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 | Motörhead Revisiting 1982’s ‘Iron Fist’ for 40th Anniversary; Preview with Demo Track (Pre-Order)
July 28, 2022
Motörhead Revisiting 1982’s ‘Iron Fist’ for 40th Anniversary; Preview with Demo Track (Pre-Order)

On Sept. 23, the robust Motörhead vaults will be opened once again for an expanded revisiting of Iron Fist, the legendary English metal band‘s fifth studio album. Originally released in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, ‘Leave it to Beaver’ Star Tony Dow: 1945-2022
July 27, 2022
Rest in Peace, ‘Leave it to Beaver’ Star Tony Dow: 1945-2022

On Wednesday, it was officially announced that Tony Dow, the actor/director known for his role as Wally Cleaver on the classic TV show Leave it to Beaver, has died at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tony Dow of ‘Leave it to Beaver’ In Hospice; Management Team Issues Retraction
July 26, 2022
Tony Dow of ‘Leave it to Beaver’ In Hospice; Management Team Issues Retraction

Update July 27: Tony Dow has passed away at the age of 77, per his management team and son. Update July 26: Hours after initially announcing that actor/director Tony Dow...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Rockin’ Toast to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones for His 79th Birthday
July 26, 2022
A Rockin’ Toast to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones for His 79th Birthday

Note: A version of this story originally ran in previous years to celebrate Mick Jagger’s birthday — and has since been updated for 2022. In the history of music, there have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Actor Paul Sorvino (‘Goodfellas,’ ‘Law & Order’): 1939-2022
July 25, 2022
Rest in Peace, Actor Paul Sorvino (‘Goodfellas,’ ‘Law & Order’): 1939-2022

Paul Sorvino, the acclaimed actor known for standout roles over the years including Paulie Cicero in Goodfellas and Phil Cerreta on Law & Order, has passed away at the age...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers: ‘Return of the Dream Canteen,’ Second New Album of 2022, Coming 10/14
July 24, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers: ‘Return of the Dream Canteen,’ Second New Album of 2022, Coming 10/14

Back in early April, the Red Hot Chili Peppers returned with Unlimited Love — a sprawling artistic statement that marked the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band‘s first album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guitarist Steve Morse Takes Leave of Deep Purple to Care for His Wife
July 24, 2022
Guitarist Steve Morse Takes Leave of Deep Purple to Care for His Wife

Steve Morse will be stepping away from Deep Purple after 28 years to be with his wife, who is battling cancer. The news was shared from Deep Purple’s facebook page...

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 | Summer Tour Done, John Mayer Thanks Dead & Company for “Allowing Me a Seat on This Transcendent Ride”
July 20, 2022
Summer Tour Done, John Mayer Thanks Dead & Company for “Allowing Me a Seat on This Transcendent Ride”

Dead and Company wrapped a big summer tour with some shows at Citi Field in New York this week — and after the dust settled, John Mayer expressed his deep...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chester Bennington of Linkin Park: 5 Years Gone, but Never Forgotten
July 20, 2022
Chester Bennington of Linkin Park: 5 Years Gone, but Never Forgotten

Five years ago today, July 20, Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington was found dead at the age of just 41 of a suspected suicide. Even this length of time later,...

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 | Out Now: Jeff Beck + Johnny Depp’s Spirited New Covers Record, ’18’ (Listen)
July 15, 2022
Out Now: Jeff Beck + Johnny Depp’s Spirited New Covers Record, ’18’ (Listen)

The past few weeks have seen plenty of headlines involving Johnny Depp, for various reasons. Among those newsworthy topics is 18, a brand new studio album combining the talents of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Larkin Poe Unveils Rousing Title Track to New Album ‘Blood Harmony’ Out 11/11; On Tour Now
July 14, 2022
Larkin Poe Unveils Rousing Title Track to New Album ‘Blood Harmony’ Out 11/11; On Tour Now

Larkin Poe — the acclaimed indie/rock duo comprised of sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell — shared a powerful new song/music video titled “Blood Harmony.” The title track to the band’s upcoming album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Emerson, Lake & Palmer: ‘Singles’ Deluxe Vinyl Box Set Coming 8/26 (First-Ever Singles Box Set)
July 13, 2022
Emerson, Lake & Palmer: ‘Singles’ Deluxe Vinyl Box Set Coming 8/26 (First-Ever Singles Box Set)

Over the years, Emerson, Lake & Palmer amassed a global audience and the respect of many around the world for their cutting-edge style of music and influence that is still...

Rock Cellar Magazine | July 2022 Issue
July 12, 2022
July 2022 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our July 2022 features. Chicago Co-Founder Robert Lamm on New Album ‘Born For This Moment,’ Touring with Brian Wilson and Beyond Picking Up the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Hit Songs That Caused Controversy
July 12, 2022
Top 11 Hit Songs That Caused Controversy

“Michael Jackson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It caused quite a controversy, because his nose isn’t eligible for another fifteen years.” — Conan O’Brien “This...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Richie Furay Covers Garth Brooks, John Denver, More on Inspired Tribute LP, ‘In the Country’ (Listen)
July 8, 2022
Out Now: Richie Furay Covers Garth Brooks, John Denver, More on Inspired Tribute LP, ‘In the Country’ (Listen)

Today, July 8, Richie Furay added to his musical legacy with a new record titled In the Country. Officially detailed in late April, it is the ninth solo studio album from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Williams Previews 25th Anniversary Album ‘XXV’ with New Versions of “Eternity/The Road to Mandalay”
July 8, 2022
Robbie Williams Previews 25th Anniversary Album ‘XXV’ with New Versions of “Eternity/The Road to Mandalay”

Global pop superstar Robbie Williams recently announced big plans to celebrate his 25th year as a solo artist, with a special collection titled XXV set for release on Sept. 9. On Friday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Neil Young & Crazy Horse Revisit Lost Early 2000s-Era Album ‘Toast’ with Full Release
July 8, 2022
Out Now: Neil Young & Crazy Horse Revisit Lost Early 2000s-Era Album ‘Toast’ with Full Release

Originally recorded in 2000 and ’01, Toast would eventually be shelved by Neil Young + Crazy Horse. Different versions of four songs surfaced on later releases, but the entirety of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Actor James Caan (‘The Godfather,’ ‘Elf,’ ‘Misery,’ More): 1940-2022
July 7, 2022
Rest in Peace, Legendary Actor James Caan (‘The Godfather,’ ‘Elf,’ ‘Misery,’ More): 1940-2022

James Caan, a major Hollywood star whose career spanned decades and earned him nominations for four Golden Globes, an Emmy Award and an Oscar, has died at the age of...

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 | Peace and Love, Ringo Starr is 82! A Toast to the Famed Beatles Icon on His Birthday
July 7, 2022
Peace and Love, Ringo Starr is 82! A Toast to the Famed Beatles Icon on His Birthday

While there are many acclaimed technical drummers in commercial rock music — names like Neil Peart of Rush and Stewart Copeland of The Police to name just two — the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blondie Previews New Box Set with “I Love You Honey, Give Me A Beer” — Early Demo of ‘Autoamerican’ Track “Go Through It”
July 7, 2022
Blondie Previews New Box Set with “I Love You Honey, Give Me A Beer” — Early Demo of ‘Autoamerican’ Track “Go Through It”

Blondie recently announced a new box set, Against the Odds 1974-1982, the first-ever official box set collection from the legendary and groundbreaking New York band that has sold more than 40...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lit’s “My Own Worst Enemy” Lives On, Again, in Kevin Smith’s New Trailer for ‘Clerks III” (in Theaters 9/13)
July 6, 2022
Lit’s “My Own Worst Enemy” Lives On, Again, in Kevin Smith’s New Trailer for ‘Clerks III” (in Theaters 9/13)

Filmmaker Kevin Smith struck gold with his 1993 film Clerks, filmed in black-and-white for $27,000 at the convenience store where he worked in real life. The movie, one of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Hosting ‘Rhapsody Over London’ Streaming Concert Event 7/24
July 6, 2022
Queen + Adam Lambert Hosting ‘Rhapsody Over London’ Streaming Concert Event 7/24

On July 24, Queen + Adam Lambert will host a special global streaming concert event, featuring a recent performance from the ensemble‘s European tour. Rhapsody Over London, as it’s called,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica “Totally Blown Away” with How ‘Stranger Things’ Utilized “Master of Puppets” in Season 4 Finale
July 6, 2022
Metallica “Totally Blown Away” with How ‘Stranger Things’ Utilized “Master of Puppets” in Season 4 Finale

“Master of Puppets” remains one of the most well-known and widely beloved songs from Metallica — a “calling card” of the thrash metal titans‘ career, if you will, arguably one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming 9/20: ‘Me and Paul: Untold Tales of a Fabled Friendship,’ Written by Willie Nelson + David Ritz
June 30, 2022
Coming 9/20: ‘Me and Paul: Untold Tales of a Fabled Friendship,’ Written by Willie Nelson + David Ritz

Me and Paul: Untold Tales of a Fabled Friendship is the title of a new book from country music/pop culture icon Willie Nelson, scheduled for a Sept. 20 publishing date...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Darren Hayes (ex-Savage Garden) Confronts Depression, Suicide in “Poison Blood” Video (ft. a Nod to Prince)
June 29, 2022
Darren Hayes (ex-Savage Garden) Confronts Depression, Suicide in “Poison Blood” Video (ft. a Nod to Prince)

Darren Hayes, the Australian singer/songwriter who reached international fame in the late ’90s with Savage Garden (and smash-hit singles like “Truly Madly Deeply” and “I Want You,” alongside Daniel Jones),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rina Sawayama Pays Tribute to Her Mother with Soaring Indie/Pop Anthem, “Catch Me In The Air”
June 28, 2022
Rina Sawayama Pays Tribute to Her Mother with Soaring Indie/Pop Anthem, “Catch Me In The Air”

Multifaceted singer/songwriter Rina Sawayama is gearing up for the Sept. 2 release of her new album, Hold The Girl, which is shaping up to be among the year’s most anticipated releases...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tommy Lee’s Wife Says He Broke Four Ribs Falling Down “Crazy Stairs” in Nashville Rental Before Stadium Tour
June 28, 2022
Tommy Lee’s Wife Says He Broke Four Ribs Falling Down “Crazy Stairs” in Nashville Rental Before Stadium Tour

Mötley Crüe recently began its delayed Stadium Tour with Def Leppard, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Poison — and just a few dates into it, drummer Tommy Lee had...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Eric Clapton ‘Nothing But the Blues’ Documentary/Album, Restored from 1995 — Listen/Buy
June 24, 2022
Out Now: Eric Clapton ‘Nothing But the Blues’ Documentary/Album, Restored from 1995 — Listen/Buy

Nothing But the Blues, a documentary about Eric Clapton from filmmaker Scooter Weintraub and executive producer Martin Scorsese, only aired one time on PBS in 1995 — but today, June...

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 | Kate Bush on ‘Stranger Things’-Powered Surge of “Running Up That Hill”: “It’s Quite Shocking Really, Isn’t It?”
June 22, 2022
Kate Bush on ‘Stranger Things’-Powered Surge of “Running Up That Hill”: “It’s Quite Shocking Really, Isn’t It?”

The past few weeks has seen something remarkable happen, all thanks to the Netflix series Stranger Things: Kate Bush has become a viral sensation. The placement of her 1985 single...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mandy Moore: Watch Performances of Two Songs from New Album ‘In Real Life’; On Tour Now
June 21, 2022
Mandy Moore: Watch Performances of Two Songs from New Album ‘In Real Life’; On Tour Now

Singer/songwriter/actor Mandy Moore recently launched a tour in support of In Real Life, her new studio album released on May 13. The record features collaborations with her husband, musician Taylor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mötley Crüe’s Stadium Tour Launches with Tommy Lee Limited on Drums Due to Broken Ribs (“I’m Gonna F****** Pop in And Out As Much As I Can”)
June 20, 2022
Mötley Crüe’s Stadium Tour Launches with Tommy Lee Limited on Drums Due to Broken Ribs (“I’m Gonna F****** Pop in And Out As Much As I Can”)

The Stadium Tour featuring Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Poison finally launched this past Thursday, June 16 in Atlanta, after significant delays caused by the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart of Eurythmics Inducted to Songwriters Hall of Fame with Steve Miller, Mariah Carey, Isley Brothers, More
June 17, 2022
Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart of Eurythmics Inducted to Songwriters Hall of Fame with Steve Miller, Mariah Carey, Isley Brothers, More

This past Thursday, June 17, Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart, co-founders of the iconic and influential English pop/rock duo Eurythmics, were officially inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Richie Furay Cover Marc Cohn’s “Walking in Memphis”; ‘In the Country’ LP Coming 7/8
June 15, 2022
Hear Richie Furay Cover Marc Cohn’s “Walking in Memphis”; ‘In the Country’ LP Coming 7/8

On July 8, Richie Furay will add to his musical legacy with a new record titled In the Country. Officially detailed in late April, it will be the ninth solo...

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 | Robbie Williams Celebrating 25 Years as a Solo Act with ‘XXV,’ Shares New Orchestra Version of “Angels”
June 13, 2022
Robbie Williams Celebrating 25 Years as a Solo Act with ‘XXV,’ Shares New Orchestra Version of “Angels”

Global pop superstar Robbie Williams has grand plans to celebrate his 25th year as a solo artist, with a special collection titled XXV, set for release on Sept. 9. Featuring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blondie: First Official Box Set, ‘Against The Odds 1974-1982,’ Coming 8/26 (Preview/Pre-Order)
June 9, 2022
Blondie: First Official Box Set, ‘Against The Odds 1974-1982,’ Coming 8/26 (Preview/Pre-Order)

Against the Odds 1974-1982 is the first official box set from Blondie, the legendary and groundbreaking New York band that has sold more than 40 million records worldwide. Due out...

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 | Olivia Harrison to Release ‘Came the Lightening: Twenty Poems for George,’ Dedicated to George Harrison
June 8, 2022
Olivia Harrison to Release ‘Came the Lightening: Twenty Poems for George,’ Dedicated to George Harrison

Came the Lightening: Twenty Poems for George is a new illustrated book of poetry from Olivia Harrison, set for publication on June 21 in honor of her late husband, George...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard: Why the Album Format Remains a Key for English Rock Greats (‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out Now)
May 31, 2022
Def Leppard: Why the Album Format Remains a Key for English Rock Greats (‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out Now)

This past Friday, May 27, English rock royalty Def Leppard added to its Rock & Roll Hall of Fame catalog with a new record, Diamond Star Halos. That’s exactly what...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young + Crazy Horse to Release Lost Early 2000s Album ‘Toast’ 7/8; Stream “Standing in the Light of Love”
May 31, 2022
Neil Young + Crazy Horse to Release Lost Early 2000s Album ‘Toast’ 7/8; Stream “Standing in the Light of Love”

Originally recorded in 2000 and ’01, Toast eventually shelved by Neil Young + Crazy Horse. Different versions of four songs surfaced on later releases, but three tracks remained lost to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Band’s Robbie Robertson on Ronnie Hawkins’ Passing: “He Was Our Mentor. He Taught Us the Rules of the Road”
May 31, 2022
The Band’s Robbie Robertson on Ronnie Hawkins’ Passing: “He Was Our Mentor. He Taught Us the Rules of the Road”

Rockabilly icon Ronnie Hawkins died on Sunday at the age of 87 after a “long illness,” the musician’s wife, Wanda, confirmed to the Canadian press in a statement. “He went...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Def Leppard Unleashes New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ as a Warm-Up for This Summer’s Stadium Tour (Listen)
May 27, 2022
Out Now: Def Leppard Unleashes New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ as a Warm-Up for This Summer’s Stadium Tour (Listen)

Coming up in mid-June, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard will head out on the highly anticipated (and delayed) Stadium Tour alongside fellow crowd-pleasers Motley Crue, Joan Jett...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard: Stream “Fire It Up,” Third and Final Preview of New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27
May 24, 2022
Def Leppard: Stream “Fire It Up,” Third and Final Preview of New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27

This coming Friday, May 27, English rock legends Def Leppard will release a new record called Diamond Star Halos. Its latest — and final — pre-release track is “Fire It...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Releases His 43rd Album – ‘What’s It Gonna Take?’ – Listen Here
May 23, 2022
Van Morrison Releases His 43rd Album – ‘What’s It Gonna Take?’ – Listen Here

Lately Van Morrison has been in the news more for his outspoken political and cultural views than for his music.  For those who have followed his career closely, this opinionated...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten Performs “Mistakes,” from ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong,’ on ‘Colbert’
May 23, 2022
Sharon Van Etten Performs “Mistakes,” from ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong,’ on ‘Colbert’

Sharon Van Etten released her new album, We’ve Been Going About It All Wrong, without a “lead single” or any pre-release tracks ahead of the album’s full arrival. That doesn’t...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview a New ‘Holy Diver’ Reissue Commemorating Ronnie James Dio’s 80th Birthday (Out 7/8)
May 20, 2022
Preview a New ‘Holy Diver’ Reissue Commemorating Ronnie James Dio’s 80th Birthday (Out 7/8)

Just in time for the late heavy metal icon‘s 80th birthday on July 10, Rhino Records will toast Ronnie James Dio with an expanded reissue of Dio’s 1983 debut album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Harry Styles Welcomes the World to ‘Harry’s House,’ a Vibrant, Expressive and Irresistible New Album (Listen)
May 20, 2022
Harry Styles Welcomes the World to ‘Harry’s House,’ a Vibrant, Expressive and Irresistible New Album (Listen)

Today, May 20, Harry Styles released his globally anticipated new record, Harry’s House. The third solo record from the English pop/indie superstar, Harry’s House was previewed with the infectious “As...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Larkin Poe Plugs In with New Song “Bad Spell,” ‘Blood Harmony’ LP Out 11/11; World Tour On Now
May 19, 2022
Larkin Poe Plugs In with New Song “Bad Spell,” ‘Blood Harmony’ LP Out 11/11; World Tour On Now

Larkin Poe — the acclaimed indie/rock duo comprised of sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell — returned on Thursday with big news, and a loud sound. A new studio album, Blood Harmony, is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Cancels Sacramento and Las Vegas Concerts as Jeff Ament Tests Positive for COVID
May 18, 2022
Pearl Jam Cancels Sacramento and Las Vegas Concerts as Jeff Ament Tests Positive for COVID

Pearl Jam recently went back out on the road on a much-anticipated tour in support of 2020’s Gigaton. The tour was postponed multiple times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Cornell, Five Years Gone: Remembering the Late, Great Soundgarden/Audioslave Icon
May 18, 2022
Chris Cornell, Five Years Gone: Remembering the Late, Great Soundgarden/Audioslave Icon

Today, May 18, 2022, marks the five-year anniversary of the untimely 2017 passing of Chris Cornell, powerhouse vocalist/songwriter known for his classic catalog of work with Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Train’s Pat Monahan: Sailing the Seas of Yacht Rock on ‘AM Gold,’ Wine, Baseball and “Hey, Soul Sister” (The Interview)
May 13, 2022
Train’s Pat Monahan: Sailing the Seas of Yacht Rock on ‘AM Gold,’ Wine, Baseball and “Hey, Soul Sister” (The Interview)

Train first came to prominence with the double-platinum single “Meet Virginia,” off its 1998 self-titled debut album. Since then, the affable pop/rock band led by singer/songwriter Pat Monahan has landed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Mandy Moore Traces the Bonds of Love, Family and Connection on New Record ‘In Real Life’ (Listen)
May 13, 2022
Out Now: Mandy Moore Traces the Bonds of Love, Family and Connection on New Record ‘In Real Life’ (Listen)

In Real Life, a new studio album from Mandy Moore released today, May 13, comes during an especially eventful period in the singer/songwriter/actor‘s career. Not only did Moore and husband...

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: The Vibes Are Very Strong with Warpaint’s Engrossing New Album, ‘Radiate Like This’ (Listen)
May 6, 2022
Out Now: The Vibes Are Very Strong with Warpaint’s Engrossing New Album, ‘Radiate Like This’ (Listen)

This six years between albums for Los Angeles indie band Warpaint were filled with personal milestones, life accomplishments and reflection — and the resulting record, Radiate Like This, does just...

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 | Out Now: Timothy B. Schmit (Eagles) Releases New Solo Album, ‘Day By Day’ (Listen)
May 6, 2022
Out Now: Timothy B. Schmit (Eagles) Releases New Solo Album, ‘Day By Day’ (Listen)

Today, May 6, Timothy B. Schmit of Eagles fame returned with a new solo album titled Day By Day, his seventh solo record to date and the first since 2016’s Leap of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard to Play Special SiriusXM Small Stage Gig 5/26 Ahead of New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ & Stadium Tour
May 5, 2022
Def Leppard to Play Special SiriusXM Small Stage Gig 5/26 Ahead of New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ & Stadium Tour

On May 27, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard will unleash their new record, Diamond Star Halos, prior to launching the highly anticipated Stadium Tour this summer. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Axl Rose Sing Guns N’ Roses Classics with Carrie Underwood at Stagecoach Festival
May 2, 2022
Watch Axl Rose Sing Guns N’ Roses Classics with Carrie Underwood at Stagecoach Festival

Scheduled a week after the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, the Stagecoach Festival brings together the biggest names in the country/Americana scene to the polo fields in Indio, Calif....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chili Peppers Honor Taylor Hawkins at Jazz Fest: “We Love the Foo Fighters, & We Love Our Brother Taylor Hawkins”
May 2, 2022
Chili Peppers Honor Taylor Hawkins at Jazz Fest: “We Love the Foo Fighters, & We Love Our Brother Taylor Hawkins”

On Sunday night, the Red Hot Chili Peppers took the stage at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, filling a headliner void left by Foo Fighters after Dave Grohl...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Country Music/Entertainment Legend Naomi Judd: 1946-2022
May 2, 2022
Rest in Peace, Country Music/Entertainment Legend Naomi Judd: 1946-2022

Naomi Judd, renowned singer/actor/member of The Judds alongside her daughter, Wynonna, passed away Saturday at the age of 76. The unfortunate news was shared by Wynonna and her sister, Ashley...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Solitude is Bliss for Brian May in New Video for “Another World”; Reissue of May’s 1998 Solo Record Available Now
April 29, 2022
Solitude is Bliss for Brian May in New Video for “Another World”; Reissue of May’s 1998 Solo Record Available Now

On April 22, Queen guitarist/legend Brian May revisited his 1998 solo album, Another World, for a special reissue package. The record was May’s second solo release outside his work with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Willie Nelson Celebrates His 89th Birthday with Touching New Album, ‘A Beautiful Time’ (Listen)
April 29, 2022
Out Now: Willie Nelson Celebrates His 89th Birthday with Touching New Album, ‘A Beautiful Time’ (Listen)

Today, April 29, is the 89th birthday of legendary country singer/songwriter/icon Willie Nelson — and he sought to give the world a gift, in the form of a new studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rammstein Remains a Singularly Unapologetic Musical Force with Dark and Nuanced New Album, ‘Zeit’
April 28, 2022
Rammstein Remains a Singularly Unapologetic Musical Force with Dark and Nuanced New Album, ‘Zeit’

It doesn’t require speaking fluent German to understand the message behind “Adieu,” the track that closes Zeit, the new album from Rammstein. Vocalist Till Lindemann sings/utters Adieu, goodbye, Auf Wiedersehen in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wilco: ‘Cruel Country’ Double Album Coming 5/27; Stream “Falling Apart (Right Now)”
April 28, 2022
Wilco: ‘Cruel Country’ Double Album Coming 5/27; Stream “Falling Apart (Right Now)”

On May 27, Jeff Tweedy and his revered indie band Wilco will return with a new record titled Cruel Country, a double album billed in a news release as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | MUNA Shares One-Shot Video for “Kind of Girl,” a Self-Identity Anthem of Empowerment; New Album 6/24
April 28, 2022
MUNA Shares One-Shot Video for “Kind of Girl,” a Self-Identity Anthem of Empowerment; New Album 6/24

MUNA is riding a wave of momentum right now, and on June 24 the indie/pop band will release its new self-titled album on Saddest Factory Records, an imprint of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Arcade Fire Previews ‘WE’ LP with the Powerful, Resilient Anthem “Unconditional 1 (Lookout Kid)”
April 27, 2022
Arcade Fire Previews ‘WE’ LP with the Powerful, Resilient Anthem “Unconditional 1 (Lookout Kid)”

Beloved Canadian indie/rock band Arcade Fire recently returned with “The Lightning I, II,” a song previewing a new record titled WE that will be released on May 6. On Wednesday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mandy Moore Previews ‘In Real Life’ LP with “Four Moons,” a Song About ‘Trying to Savor Every Moment’
April 27, 2022
Mandy Moore Previews ‘In Real Life’ LP with “Four Moons,” a Song About ‘Trying to Savor Every Moment’

On May 13, singer/songwriter/This Is Us star Mandy Moore will release In Real Life, a new studio album featuring heavy contributions from her husband, Taylor Goldsmith of the Los Angeles...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘FutureNever,’ a Sprawling and Deeply Reflective Sonic Experience from Silverchair’s Daniel Johns
April 25, 2022
Out Now: ‘FutureNever,’ a Sprawling and Deeply Reflective Sonic Experience from Silverchair’s Daniel Johns

When Daniel Johns, longtime front man of the Australian alt/rock band Silverchair, re-emerged in late 2021 with word of a new solo record, he did so with a statement that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Envy of None (ft. Rush’s Alex Lifeson) Shares New Video for “Never Said I Love You”; Debut Album Available Now
April 25, 2022
Envy of None (ft. Rush’s Alex Lifeson) Shares New Video for “Never Said I Love You”; Debut Album Available Now

Envy of None, the brand new musical project of Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson, recently arrived with its debut self-titled record. A collaboration between Lifeson, Andy Curran (Coney Hatch), producer/engineer Alfio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Bonnie Raitt ‘Just Like That … ,’ Blues-Rock Icon’s 21st Record (Listen)
April 22, 2022
Out Now: Bonnie Raitt ‘Just Like That … ,’ Blues-Rock Icon’s 21st Record (Listen)

Just Like That … is the title of a brand new studio album from Bonnie Raitt — her 21st album to date and the first since 2016’s Dig In Deep....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Richie Furay Covers Keith Urban’s “Somebody Like You”; New ‘In the Country’ Album Coming 7/8
April 21, 2022
Richie Furay Covers Keith Urban’s “Somebody Like You”; New ‘In the Country’ Album Coming 7/8

On July 8, Richie Furay will add to his musical legacy with a new record titled In the Country. Officially detailed on Thursday, it will be the ninth solo studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Unleashes the Singalong-Ready “Take What You Want,” New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27
April 20, 2022
Def Leppard Unleashes the Singalong-Ready “Take What You Want,” New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27

English Rock & Roll Hall of Fame heroes Def Leppard are gearing up for a big summer on the Stadium Tour alongside Motley Crue, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Ann Wilson Cover Queen’s “Love of My Life” with Vince Gill, from ‘Fierce Bliss’ Album Out 4/29
April 20, 2022
Hear Ann Wilson Cover Queen’s “Love of My Life” with Vince Gill, from ‘Fierce Bliss’ Album Out 4/29

On April 29, Ann Wilson will release a new solo record, Fierce Bliss, which the legendary Heart singer/songwriter has been previewing in recent weeks. The latest track shared from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Bonnie Raitt: Stream “Livin’ for the Ones,” from ‘Just Like That …’ Album Out 4/22
April 19, 2022
New Bonnie Raitt: Stream “Livin’ for the Ones,” from ‘Just Like That …’ Album Out 4/22

This Friday, April 22, the legendary Bonnie Raitt will release her 21st studio album, Just Like That …, on Sub Pop Records. As a final preview ahead of the record, Raitt...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White’s ‘Fear of the Dawn’ Lands at No. 1 on 9 Charts; Watch New “What’s the Trick” Video
April 19, 2022
Jack White’s ‘Fear of the Dawn’ Lands at No. 1 on 9 Charts; Watch New “What’s the Trick” Video

Jack White cannot be stopped. That much has been true for a while, given the near-mythical status the singer/songwriter/guitarist/label head/cultural icon has attained over the years and his many different...

Rock Cellar Magazine | One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Peter Beckett of Player (1977’s No. 1 Hit “Baby Come Back”)
April 14, 2022
One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Peter Beckett of Player (1977’s No. 1 Hit “Baby Come Back”)

In our newest One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? entry, vocalist/songwriter Peter Beckett of the band Player discusses “Baby Come Back,” which hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 after its release in...

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 | Rest in Peace, Comedian Gilbert Gottfried: 1955-2022
April 12, 2022
Rest in Peace, Comedian Gilbert Gottfried: 1955-2022

Gilbert Gottfried, a comedian best known for his loud voice deliberate delivery, has passed away at the age of 67, it was announced by his family, which noted in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | George Harrison Estate Links with Dad Grass for New Cannabis Line, ‘All Things Must Grass’
April 12, 2022
George Harrison Estate Links with Dad Grass for New Cannabis Line, ‘All Things Must Grass’

For the very first time, a member of the Beatles has linked up with a cannabis company for a product: It’s called “All Things Must Grass,” a collaboration with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | April 2022 Issue
April 11, 2022
April 2022 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our April 2022 features. Ann Wilson: On New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss,’ Weather Preparedness PSAs & Heart’s 50th Anniversary (Interview) Jim Messina Q&A: Memories...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lana Lane Brings Sweeping New Vistas to Symphonic Rock on ‘Neptune Blue’ (Q&A)
April 11, 2022
Lana Lane Brings Sweeping New Vistas to Symphonic Rock on ‘Neptune Blue’ (Q&A)

Prog-rock and symphonic rock may seem at times largely ossified and outdated, almost like relics of the past — but Lana Lane has helped revitalize those musical genres throughout her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lit Shares Summer-Ready Anthem “Kicked Off the Plane,” New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold’ Coming in June
April 11, 2022
Lit Shares Summer-Ready Anthem “Kicked Off the Plane,” New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold’ Coming in June

On June 17, Orange County rock/pop band Lit will return with Tastes Like Gold, a new studio album that the band intends as a return to the group’s “old-school sound”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Regrettes Preview New LP ‘Further Joy’ (Out 4/8) with Powerful “Anxieties (Out of Time)” on ‘Kimmel’
April 6, 2022
Watch The Regrettes Preview New LP ‘Further Joy’ (Out 4/8) with Powerful “Anxieties (Out of Time)” on ‘Kimmel’

This Friday, April 8, The Regrettes will release a new record titled Further Joy. As the indie/rock/pop band has exhibited on a few pre-release tracks, this album seems on track...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mammoth WVH Cancels Remaining ‘Young Guns’ Tour Dates Due to COVID-19 Cases Among Crew
April 6, 2022
Mammoth WVH Cancels Remaining ‘Young Guns’ Tour Dates Due to COVID-19 Cases Among Crew

Due to members of the touring party testing positive for COVID-19, Wolfgang Van Halen’s band Mammoth WVH has canceled the remaining six performances on the Young Guns tour with Dirty...

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 | Linda Ronstadt: ‘Feels Like Home: A Song for the Sonoran Borderlands’ Memoir Coming in October
April 4, 2022
Linda Ronstadt: ‘Feels Like Home: A Song for the Sonoran Borderlands’ Memoir Coming in October

Feels Like Home: A Song for the Sonoran Borderlands is the title of a new book from legendary singer/songwriter/musician Linda Ronstadt, co-authored by former New York Times reporter Lawrence Downes,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Heads to the Carnival in a New Video for its Fist-Pumping, Stadium Tour-Ready Anthem “Kick”
March 31, 2022
Def Leppard Heads to the Carnival in a New Video for its Fist-Pumping, Stadium Tour-Ready Anthem “Kick”

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard recently unveiled plans for a new album, Diamond Star Halos, which will be released on May 27 — just ahead of this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Regrettes Share Resilient Anthem “Anxieties (Out Of Time),” New Album ‘Further Joy’ Coming 4/8
March 30, 2022
The Regrettes Share Resilient Anthem “Anxieties (Out Of Time),” New Album ‘Further Joy’ Coming 4/8

The Regrettes are nearing the April 8 release of their third album, Further Joy, and at this point the stylistic progression of the band is as evident as ever. What...

Rock Cellar Magazine | FX’s ‘Pistol,’ Danny Boyle’s Limited Series Based on Sex Pistols’ Steve Jones’ Memoir, to Premiere in May
March 30, 2022
FX’s ‘Pistol,’ Danny Boyle’s Limited Series Based on Sex Pistols’ Steve Jones’ Memoir, to Premiere in May

Back in January 2021, it was announced that director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire) was working on a new FX limited series based on Lonely Boy, the 2017 memoir from Sex...

Rock Cellar Magazine | SiriusXM Remembers Taylor Hawkins: Listen to Stories, Music and Memories on Special Tribute Show with Kat Corbett & Mark Hamilton
March 29, 2022
SiriusXM Remembers Taylor Hawkins: Listen to Stories, Music and Memories on Special Tribute Show with Kat Corbett & Mark Hamilton

On Monday, the SiriusXM channel Lithium dedicated a block of hours to Taylor Hawkins, the Foo Fighters’ drummer who shockingly passed away at age 50 in his hotel room in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Ann Wilson: Stream the Anthemic “A Moment in Heaven,” from Upcoming Album ‘Fierce Bliss’
March 29, 2022
New Ann Wilson: Stream the Anthemic “A Moment in Heaven,” from Upcoming Album ‘Fierce Bliss’

Ann Wilson of Heart will add to her legacy on April 29 with a new solo album, Fierce Bliss. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer/songwriter has been previewing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more
March 28, 2022
RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more

Friday night’s devastating news that Taylor Hawkins was found dead in his hotel room in Colombia at age 50 was met with unimaginable shock and grief from all corners of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Bonnie Raitt’s New Album ‘Just Like That …’ with Two Songs; Tour with Lucinda Williams Starts in May
March 28, 2022
Preview Bonnie Raitt’s New Album ‘Just Like That …’ with Two Songs; Tour with Lucinda Williams Starts in May

On April 22, the legendary Bonnie Raitt will release her 21st studio album, Just Like That …, on Sub Pop Records. Raitt has begun previewing the record, her first since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taylor Hawkins, Foo Fighters Drummer, Dies at 50: 1972-2022
March 25, 2022
Taylor Hawkins, Foo Fighters Drummer, Dies at 50: 1972-2022

Taylor Hawkins, drummer of the Foo Fighters, has died at the age of 50. The band’s social media pages shared the following statement: The Foo Fighters family is devastated by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 75th Birthday to Sir Elton John! Celebrate with ‘Diamonds’ in Dolby Atmos and His 30th Annual Oscars Viewing Party 3/27
March 25, 2022
Happy 75th Birthday to Sir Elton John! Celebrate with ‘Diamonds’ in Dolby Atmos and His 30th Annual Oscars Viewing Party 3/27

Today, March 25, is a milestone for Sir Elton John: It’s his 75th birthday. The beloved singer/songwriter/cultural figure/legend/philanthropist is beloved the world over, and for good reason. His music stands...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lorde Returns to the Beach with Her Younger Selves in “Secrets from a Girl (Who’s Seen It All)”; Tour Starts 4/8
March 22, 2022
Lorde Returns to the Beach with Her Younger Selves in “Secrets from a Girl (Who’s Seen It All)”; Tour Starts 4/8

There are three different versions of Lorde featured in the singer/songwriter‘s new video for “Secrets from a Girl (Who’s Seen It All),” a single from her airy 2021 album, Solar...

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 | Willie Nelson Announces Outlaw Music Festival Tour 2022 with ZZ Top, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit & More
March 21, 2022
Willie Nelson Announces Outlaw Music Festival Tour 2022 with ZZ Top, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit & More

The Outlaw Music Festival Tour will return this summer, spearheaded as always by curator/headliner Willie Nelson. Announced on Monday, the touring festival will feature an impressive lineup of participating acts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Timothy B. Schmit of Eagles Previews ‘Day By Day’ LP (Out May 6) with “Simple Man,” ft. Lindsey Buckingham
March 18, 2022
Timothy B. Schmit of Eagles Previews ‘Day By Day’ LP (Out May 6) with “Simple Man,” ft. Lindsey Buckingham

On May 6, bassist/songwriter Timothy B. Schmit of Eagles fame will add to his solo career with Day By Day, a new studio album officially announced on Friday. Schmit’s seventh...

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 | Roger Waters Adds Dates to North American ‘This Is Not A Drill’ Tour, Starting in July
March 17, 2022
Roger Waters Adds Dates to North American ‘This Is Not A Drill’ Tour, Starting in July

This summer, Pink Floyd icon Roger Waters will get back out on the road in North America on his This Is Not A Drill tour, a new edition of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard: New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27 Before Stadium Tour; Stream “Kick”
March 17, 2022
Def Leppard: New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27 Before Stadium Tour; Stream “Kick”

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard are gearing up for this summer’s anticipated (and delayed) Stadium Tour alongside Motley Crue, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Poison —...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bryan Adams is ‘So Happy It Hurts’ on New Album — The Interview
March 14, 2022
Bryan Adams is ‘So Happy It Hurts’ on New Album — The Interview

In his classic hit, “Summer of ‘69,” Bryan Adams sings of getting his first six string from the local five and dime store. Talk about an investment that has paid...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dolly Parton Declines Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nomination: “I Don’t Feel That I Have Earned That Right”
March 14, 2022
Dolly Parton Declines Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nomination: “I Don’t Feel That I Have Earned That Right”

Dolly Parton has withdrawn her eligibility for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2022, the legendary country singer/songwriter/pop culture icon announced on Monday. After initially being part...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “Perseverance and Patience”: Judas Priest Bassist Ian Hill on ’50 Heavy Metal Years,’ Anniversary Tour and Longevity
March 7, 2022
“Perseverance and Patience”: Judas Priest Bassist Ian Hill on ’50 Heavy Metal Years,’ Anniversary Tour and Longevity

Celebrating 50 years of service on the hard rock battlefield, Judas Priest is routinely championed as one of the most important and influential heavy rock bands in music history. Their...

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 | The Regrettes to Release ‘Further Joy’ LP 4/8, Share “That’s What Makes Me Love You”
March 4, 2022
The Regrettes to Release ‘Further Joy’ LP 4/8, Share “That’s What Makes Me Love You”

Four-piece pop/punk band The Regrettes will release Further Joy, a new studio album, on April 8. The group officially detailed its third record on Friday, accompanied by album artwork, tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘External Combustion,’ a New Album from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs (Listen)
March 4, 2022
Out Now: ‘External Combustion,’ a New Album from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs (Listen)

External Combustion is a new record from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs, the second full-length from the ensemble fronted by the heralded Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist/songwriter. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Walter Egan of “Magnet and Steel” Fame
March 3, 2022
One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Walter Egan of “Magnet and Steel” Fame

In our inaugural One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? entry, Walter Egan discusses his career and whether he considers himself a “one-hit wonder” on the strength of his classic 1978 hit,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | 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 | Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Debut “State of Mind,” ft. Margo Price (‘External Combustion’ LP Out 3/4)
March 1, 2022
Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Debut “State of Mind,” ft. Margo Price (‘External Combustion’ LP Out 3/4)

Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs are gearing up to release External Combustion, a brand new studio album, this Friday, March 4. On Tuesday, the Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Regrettes Debut Video for “You’re So F*cking Pretty,” On Tour Now (Including Coachella & Bonnaroo)
February 28, 2022
The Regrettes Debut Video for “You’re So F*cking Pretty,” On Tour Now (Including Coachella & Bonnaroo)

“You’re So F*cking Pretty” reflects a shift in style and focus for The Regrettes, a four-piece pop/punk band that amassed some buzz in 2019 with How Do You Love? and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings (Plus Benmont Tench/Stewart Copeland) Trace Rock & Roll History in LA
February 28, 2022
Recap: Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings (Plus Benmont Tench/Stewart Copeland) Trace Rock & Roll History in LA

It was easy to feel overwhelmed by the level of talent assembled on stage at Friday night’s Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings concert at the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rise Against Maps Out Summer Tour with Special Guests The Used and Senses Fail
February 28, 2022
Rise Against Maps Out Summer Tour with Special Guests The Used and Senses Fail

The spirit of the Vans Warped Tour will be brought back to life this summer with a headlining tour from punk/alt veterans Rise Against, with special guests The Used and...

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 | Out Now: ‘All The Truth That I Can Tell,’ a New LP from Dashboard Confessional (Tour w/ Jimmy Eat World 2/27)
February 25, 2022
Out Now: ‘All The Truth That I Can Tell,’ a New LP from Dashboard Confessional (Tour w/ Jimmy Eat World 2/27)

Today, Feb. 25, Dashboard Confessional returned 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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 79th Birthday, George Harrison — Beatles’ SiriusXM Channel Rolls Out Birthday Weekend Programming
February 25, 2022
Happy 79th Birthday, George Harrison — Beatles’ SiriusXM Channel Rolls Out Birthday Weekend Programming

Today, February 25, would have been George Harrison‘s 79th birthday — and while it’s been more than two decades since the Beatles legend passed away in 2001, his spirit and music lives on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming March 22: Felix Cavaliere’s ‘Memoir of a Rascal’; Tour Dates and New Album on the Way
February 24, 2022
Coming March 22: Felix Cavaliere’s ‘Memoir of a Rascal’; Tour Dates and New Album on the Way

On March 22, singer/songwriter/Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals will release his official autobiography, Memoir of a Rascal. Officially detailed this week, the book looks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tears for Fears: Longevity, Tragedy and the Natural Evolution of New LP ‘The Tipping Point’ (The Interview)
February 24, 2022
Tears for Fears: Longevity, Tragedy and the Natural Evolution of New LP ‘The Tipping Point’ (The Interview)

During the mid-1980s, Tears For Fears were ubiquitous on MTV and American radio with “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” and “Shout.” The synth-pop duo from Bath, England dominated the...

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 | Watch “Always Be You,” David Byrne’s Lively New Collaboration with Australian Singer Montaigne
February 24, 2022
Watch “Always Be You,” David Byrne’s Lively New Collaboration with Australian Singer Montaigne

Montaigne, an Australian-based singer/songwriter, has long considered David Byrne among her personal favorites, both from his legacy with the Talking Heads to his trailblazing solo career — so when she...

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 | Regina Spektor Shares “Becoming All Alone”; New Album ‘Home, before and after’ Coming in June
February 22, 2022
Regina Spektor Shares “Becoming All Alone”; New Album ‘Home, before and after’ Coming in June

On June 24, beloved singer/songwriter Regina Spektor will release her eighth studio album, Home, before and after, via Warner Records. The news was officially announced by Spektor on Tuesday, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lit Announces ‘Spring Loaded’ 2022 Tour; New Live Video for “Yeah Yeah Yeah”; Album in the Works
February 18, 2022
Lit Announces ‘Spring Loaded’ 2022 Tour; New Live Video for “Yeah Yeah Yeah”; Album in the Works

Orange County, California rock/pop band Lit returned in early November with “Yeah Yeah Yeah,” a customarily loud, proud and catchy slab of guitar-driven precision from the band that scored one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Announces Live Stream for 311 Day Gigs in Las Vegas — Promising Extended Sets of ‘Hits, Classics and Rarities’
February 18, 2022
311 Announces Live Stream for 311 Day Gigs in Las Vegas — Promising Extended Sets of ‘Hits, Classics and Rarities’

On March 11 and 12, reggae/rock veterans 311 will play two very special shows at Dolby Live at Park MGM as part of their ongoing 311 Day festivities. Playing to...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Share “Electric Gypsy” Video; ‘External Combustion’ LP Out 3/4
February 15, 2022
Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Share “Electric Gypsy” Video; ‘External Combustion’ LP Out 3/4

On March 4, Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs will release External Combustion, the second full-length album from the ensemble led by the longtime Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist/songwriter....

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 | Willie Nelson Releasing New LP ‘A Beautiful Time’ on 89th Birthday (4/29); Shares “I’ll Love You Till The Day I Die”
February 10, 2022
Willie Nelson Releasing New LP ‘A Beautiful Time’ on 89th Birthday (4/29); Shares “I’ll Love You Till The Day I Die”

Willie Nelson remains a source of boundless inspiration — and on April 29, the beloved musical legend will celebrate his 89th birthday by releasing a new studio album titled A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Funk/Soul Singer Betty Davis: 1944-2022
February 9, 2022
Rest in Peace, Funk/Soul Singer Betty Davis: 1944-2022

Betty Davis, an American funk/soul singer and model known for an unmistakable sense of musical style and a career that  featured three albums in the 1970s before retiring from music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday, Carole King! Iconic Singer/Songwriter Shares Great Throwback Photo to Mark the Occasion
February 9, 2022
Happy Birthday, Carole King! Iconic Singer/Songwriter Shares Great Throwback Photo to Mark the Occasion

Today, Feb. 9, Carole King celebrates her 80th birthday — and the legendary singer/songwriter found a fantastic way to celebrate on her social media pages. Here’s a side-by-side photo of...

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 | 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: Reinvigorated, The Rave-Ups Reignite Classic Sound on New Reunion Album, ‘Tomorrow’
February 4, 2022
Out Now: Reinvigorated, The Rave-Ups Reignite Classic Sound on New Reunion Album, ‘Tomorrow’

In 2019, When Jimmer Podrasky started making new music with his Rave-Ups bandmates for the first time in decades, he remembered how good their three studio albums were and didn’t...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Mitski Backs the Buzz with Compelling, Alluring New Album, ‘Laurel Hell’ (Listen)
February 4, 2022
Out Now: Mitski Backs the Buzz with Compelling, Alluring New Album, ‘Laurel Hell’ (Listen)

Listening to Laurel Hell, the new studio album from acclaimed indie singer/songwriter Mitski, it’s easy to understand why her upcoming North American tour is completely sold out. Her style of...

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 | Lucy Dacus Shares New Song/Video for “Kissing Lessons,” a Song About Childhood Infatuation; Tour Starts Soon
February 2, 2022
Lucy Dacus Shares New Song/Video for “Kissing Lessons,” a Song About Childhood Infatuation; Tour Starts Soon

Released in June of 2021, Home Video was an especially personal album from singer/songwriter Lucy Dacus, a collection of songs reflecting on experiences from her childhood, hometown and upbringing. Kissing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mayer Announces Openers for ‘Sob Rock’ 2022 Tour, Backing Band (ft. Steve Ferrone, Pino Palladino & More)
February 1, 2022
John Mayer Announces Openers for ‘Sob Rock’ 2022 Tour, Backing Band (ft. Steve Ferrone, Pino Palladino & More)

Click here to read a recap of one of three shows John Mayer and his band delivered at the Forum in Los Angeles in March.  On Feb. 17, John Mayer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guitarist Steve Stevens Teams Up with The String Revolution for “Crazy Train,” In Tribute to Randy Rhoads
January 28, 2022
Guitarist Steve Stevens Teams Up with The String Revolution for “Crazy Train,” In Tribute to Randy Rhoads

The String Revolution, a quartet of virtuoso guitar players with a knack for putting together impeccable sounds from their instruments, tapped fellow six-string aficionado Steve Stevens for a new musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Keith Richards Revisiting 1992 Solo LP ‘Main Offender’ for 30th Anniversary in March (Pre-Order)
January 28, 2022
Keith Richards Revisiting 1992 Solo LP ‘Main Offender’ for 30th Anniversary in March (Pre-Order)

Originally released in October of 1992, Main Offender was the second solo record from famed Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, coming between Stones albums Steel Wheels and Voodoo Lounge. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Underoath: Intense New Album ‘Voyeurist’ Out Now; Tour with Spiritbox Starts Feb. 18
January 27, 2022
Underoath: Intense New Album ‘Voyeurist’ Out Now; Tour with Spiritbox Starts Feb. 18

Voyeurist is the title of the new studio album from Underoath, the long-running rock/metalcore band that first broke out with 2004’s They’re Only Chasing Safety and has been a steady...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs: Stream “Wicked Mind,” New LP ‘External Combustion’ Due 3/4
January 25, 2022
New from Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs: Stream “Wicked Mind,” New LP ‘External Combustion’ Due 3/4

Back in November 2020, Mike Campbell and the Dirty Knobs released Wreckless Abandon, the debut studio album from the longtime Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist/songwriter. The record had seen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: John Mellencamp’s New Album ‘Strictly a One-Eyed Jack,’ ft. Three Songs w/ Bruce Springsteen (Listen)
January 21, 2022
Out Now: John Mellencamp’s New Album ‘Strictly a One-Eyed Jack,’ ft. Three Songs w/ Bruce Springsteen (Listen)

Today, Jan. 21, revered singer/songwriter John Mellencamp returned with Strictly a One-Eyed Jack, a new studio album that serves as his 25th record to date and the first since 2017’s...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Marty Roberts of Iconic Los Angeles Lounge Act “Marty & Elayne” at The Dresden Dies at the Age of 89
January 19, 2022
Marty Roberts of Iconic Los Angeles Lounge Act “Marty & Elayne” at The Dresden Dies at the Age of 89

Los Angeles has lost a cultural icon with the death of Marty Roberts of “Marty and Elayne,” who died on January 13th at the age of 89. His death was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 64th Grammy Awards Rescheduled to April 3, Will Also Move from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
January 18, 2022
64th Grammy Awards Rescheduled to April 3, Will Also Move from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

After being postponed from their original Jan. 31 date due to COVID-19 concerns, the 64th Grammy Awards have now been rescheduled for April 3 — but at MGM Grand Garden...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Sets Spring Tour Dates Around 311 Day Events and Festival Appearances
January 18, 2022
311 Sets Spring Tour Dates Around 311 Day Events and Festival Appearances

This spring is gearing up to be a busy one for reggae/rock vets 311. The band already has big plans for its 311 Day festivities in Las Vegas, a two-day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U.K. Bands Boston Manor, Trash Boat and Higher Power Linking Up for Spring 2022 Tour
January 17, 2022
U.K. Bands Boston Manor, Trash Boat and Higher Power Linking Up for Spring 2022 Tour

English pop-punk/rock band Boston Manor has announced a headlining tour of North America set to kick off in April. The tour news comes on the heels of an eventful 2021 that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: John Lodge ‘The Royal Affair and After’ Live Album, ft. Moody Blues Classics and More (Listen)
January 14, 2022
Out Now: John Lodge ‘The Royal Affair and After’ Live Album, ft. Moody Blues Classics and More (Listen)

“It really is keeping the Moody Blues music alive.” That’s what John Lodge said to Rock Cellar’s Frank Mastropolo in our interview geared around the release of his new live...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kenny Loggins Announces New Memoir, ‘Still Alright,’ Coming in June via Hachette Books
January 12, 2022
Kenny Loggins Announces New Memoir, ‘Still Alright,’ Coming in June via Hachette Books

Singer/songwriter/legend Kenny Loggins has crafted a career that has spanned decades and enamored millions around the world, and he has plenty of stories to tell regarding his journey along the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | More New Mitski: Hear “Love Me More,” from ‘Laurel Hell’ LP Coming 2/4
January 12, 2022
More New Mitski: Hear “Love Me More,” from ‘Laurel Hell’ LP Coming 2/4

The past few weeks have seen a pair of songs debuted by indie singer/songwriter Mitski, previews of her forthcoming studio album, Laurel Hell. The record will be released on Feb....

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Few Questions With … Electric Violinist Susan Aquila
January 10, 2022
A Few Questions With … Electric Violinist Susan Aquila

Electric Violinist Susan Aquila Storms Rock World with New Self-Titled Album The electric violin is no longer an oddity in rock. Pioneers such as Mark Wood have captured its energy and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Music Industry Publicist and Professional Audio Consultant Lisa Roy
January 5, 2022
Rest in Peace, Music Industry Publicist and Professional Audio Consultant Lisa Roy

It is with a heavy heart that we say farewell to an incredible force in the music industry, Lisa Roy. “On Friday, December 31st, 2021, our world lost one of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Streaming Now: Watch the New ‘Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name’ Documentary
January 3, 2022
Streaming Now: Watch the New ‘Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name’ Documentary

This past Sunday, Jan. 2, CNN premiered Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name, a new documentary film focusing on the intertwining careers and shared legacies of...

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 | A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021
December 29, 2021
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2022 (and hopefully a return to more of a “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic has rendered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs
December 29, 2021
Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs

If you haven’t yet made your New Year’s resolution, we’re here to help. We’ve come up with the Top 11 songs about bad habits you should resolve to change this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Hunky Dory’ at 50: Looking Back on David Bowie’s Transitional 1971 Record
December 16, 2021
‘Hunky Dory’ at 50: Looking Back on David Bowie’s Transitional 1971 Record

Visionary. Truth teller. Influencer. Pioneer. Storyteller. There are countless superlatives to describe the iconic David Bowie, but even such lofty praise is perhaps insufficient to represent the critically acclaimed musician,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Versatile Bassist/Studio Legend Phil Chen: 1946-2021
December 15, 2021
Rest in Peace, Versatile Bassist/Studio Legend Phil Chen: 1946-2021

Phil Chen, a renowned bassist and studio legend revered in the music industry, has died at 75 after a fight with cancer.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Sloppy Jane’s ‘Madison,’ a Captivatingly Unpredictable Album Recorded in a Cave in West Virginia
December 13, 2021
Out Now: Sloppy Jane’s ‘Madison,’ a Captivatingly Unpredictable Album Recorded in a Cave in West Virginia

Madison is the title of a deeply engaging new album from Sloppy Jane, the shape-shifting musical project helmed by Haley Dahl. And yes, as the headline states, it was recorded...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Michael Nesmith of the Monkees: 1942-2021
December 10, 2021
Rest in Peace, Michael Nesmith of the Monkees: 1942-2021

Singer/guitarist Michael Nesmith of the Monkees has passed away at the age of 78, it was announced by his family in a statement on Friday morning and reported by Rolling...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Band ‘Cahoots’ 50th Anniversary Edition ft. Bonus Material, Alternate Takes and More (Listen)
December 10, 2021
Out Now: The Band ‘Cahoots’ 50th Anniversary Edition ft. Bonus Material, Alternate Takes and More (Listen)

Originally released in 1971 as fourth studio album from The Band in four years, Cahoots came with anticipation — and Today, Dec. 10, the album has been revisited to commemorate its 50th anniversary....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Ohio Nightclub Where Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell Was Killed in 2004 Has Been Demolished (Video)
December 8, 2021
The Ohio Nightclub Where Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell Was Killed in 2004 Has Been Demolished (Video)

The night of Dec. 8, 2004, was a tragic one for the hard rock/heavy metal community, as it was the night that iconic guitarist Dimebag Darrell was shot and killed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Courtney Barnett Play “If I Don’t Hear From You Tonight” on ‘Kimmel’; North American Tour On Now
December 7, 2021
Watch Courtney Barnett Play “If I Don’t Hear From You Tonight” on ‘Kimmel’; North American Tour On Now

Courtney Barnett is out on the road right now supporting her acclaimed new album, Things Take Time, Take Time, which was released on Nov. 12 — and while in Southern...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Mitski: Stream “Heat Lightning,” an Entrancing Exploration of Insomnia (‘Laurel Hell’ LP Out in February)
December 7, 2021
New from Mitski: Stream “Heat Lightning,” an Entrancing Exploration of Insomnia (‘Laurel Hell’ LP Out in February)

Debuted on Tuesday, “Heat Lightning” is the latest preview of Laurel Hell, a much-anticipated new studio album from esteemed singer/songwriter Mitski. Thematically, the song concerns insomnia — and, specifically, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney & Wings: ‘Wild Life’ 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Vinyl Coming in February
December 7, 2021
Paul McCartney & Wings: ‘Wild Life’ 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Vinyl Coming in February

Originally released on Dec. 7, 1971, Wild Life was the debut studio album from Paul McCartney & Wings, as well as McCartney‘s third studio record after the dissolution of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas Songs
December 1, 2021
Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas Songs

It's that time of year, when everybody hears Christmas songs everywhere -- but which ones truly rock? Here's a few that definitely do ...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mötley Crüe Reportedly Sells Entire Catalog to BMG for $150 Million (Variety)
November 30, 2021
Mötley Crüe Reportedly Sells Entire Catalog to BMG for $150 Million (Variety)

While they await the start of the anticipated (and delayed) Stadium Tour alongside some of their hard rock peers, the members of Mötley Crüe were hard at work negotiating a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: T Bear (Richard T. Bear) “Christmas on the Row,” a Charity Single to Help the Homeless This Holiday Season (with the Get Together Foundation)
November 30, 2021
Premiere: T Bear (Richard T. Bear) “Christmas on the Row,” a Charity Single to Help the Homeless This Holiday Season (with the Get Together Foundation)

“Christmas on the Row” is the title of a new song from T Bear, otherwise known as singer/songwriter/actor Richard T. Bear. The composition, a bluesy and heartfelt piano-driven number co-written...

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 | George Harrison Remembered by Paul McCartney + Ringo Starr on the 20th Anniversary of His Death in 2001
November 29, 2021
George Harrison Remembered by Paul McCartney + Ringo Starr on the 20th Anniversary of His Death in 2001

Today, Nov. 29, 2021, marks 20 years since the passing of George Harrison. As is always the case every time this date comes around each year, Harrison‘s Beatles band mates...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2022 Grammy Nominations Announced
November 23, 2021
2022 Grammy Nominations Announced

On Tuesday, the official list of nominations for the 64th Grammy Awards were announced via a live stream. An interesting note from Variety explained a key change instilled for this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Susanna Hoffs Debuts Videos for Richard & Linda Thompson and The Velvet Underground Covers; ‘Bright Lights’ LP Out Now
November 22, 2021
Susanna Hoffs Debuts Videos for Richard & Linda Thompson and The Velvet Underground Covers; ‘Bright Lights’ LP Out Now

On Nov. 12, Susanna Hoffs of the Bangles released a new covers record, Bright Lights — and a few days ago the celebrated singer/songwriter shared a music video for her...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Movie Buzz: Martin Scorsese Working on a Jerry Garcia Biopic Starring Jonah Hill as Grateful Dead Icon
November 18, 2021
Movie Buzz: Martin Scorsese Working on a Jerry Garcia Biopic Starring Jonah Hill as Grateful Dead Icon

In some intriguing Hollywood news regarding bringing the story of Grateful Dead front man Jerry Garcia to the big screen, Variety on Thursday reported that famed director Martin Scorsese is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Everclear and Wheatus Dial it Back to the Late ’90s-Early 2000s with High-Energy Show in LA
November 17, 2021
Recap: Everclear and Wheatus Dial it Back to the Late ’90s-Early 2000s with High-Energy Show in LA

When Everclear main man Art Alexakis addressed the crowd at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles on Nov. 16 with the question, “Does anybody here remember the ’90s?”, he struggled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’ at 30: Looking Back at the Pioneering Rock Giants’ Greatest Album and Backstory
November 17, 2021
U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’ at 30: Looking Back at the Pioneering Rock Giants’ Greatest Album and Backstory

With the 30th anniversary of U2’s 1991 album Achtung Baby on Nov. 18, contributor Emma Harrison makes her Rock Cellar debut reflecting on a seminal album from the band, one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Perry’s First Holiday Record ‘The Season’ (Out Now) Lands on Four Different Billboard Charts
November 16, 2021
Steve Perry’s First Holiday Record ‘The Season’ (Out Now) Lands on Four Different Billboard Charts

Released on Nov. 5, The Season marked a first for iconic singer Steve Perry: His first-ever holiday album. In the weeks since its release, Perry and his team received a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Colin Young & Daughter Jazzie Cover Yusuf/Cat Stevens’s “Trouble” to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of 1971’s ‘Harold and Maude’
November 16, 2021
Jesse Colin Young & Daughter Jazzie Cover Yusuf/Cat Stevens’s “Trouble” to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of 1971’s ‘Harold and Maude’

Celebrated singer/songwriter Jesse Colin Young recently teamed up with his daughter, Jazzie Young, for a spirited rendition of “Trouble,” originally by Yusuf/Cat Stevens as a part of the timeless soundtrack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Rod Stewart Returns with Loose, Lively New Album ‘The Tears of Hercules’ (Listen)
November 12, 2021
Out Now: Rod Stewart Returns with Loose, Lively New Album ‘The Tears of Hercules’ (Listen)

Even at age 76, Sir Rod Stewart is still out there doing his thing — and today, Nov. 12, the legendary singer/songwriter is back with The Tears of Hercules, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: IDLES Confronts the Complex Emotions of Being Alive on New Album ‘Crawler’ (Listen)
November 12, 2021
Out Now: IDLES Confronts the Complex Emotions of Being Alive on New Album ‘Crawler’ (Listen)

There simply is no musical force out there right now on the same wavelength as IDLES. Today, Nov. 12, the Bristol, UK-based group released its new album, Crawler, amid intense...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Allman Betts Band Details ‘Trippin’ Into Spring’ Tour for 2022
November 11, 2021
The Allman Betts Band Details ‘Trippin’ Into Spring’ Tour for 2022

Next spring, The Allman Betts Band will hit the road for the Trippin’ Into Spring 2022 tour, it was announced on Thursday. Featuring sons of three founding members of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Benmont Tench Recalls Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ Era; Watch the New ‘Somewhere You Feel Free’ Documentary
November 11, 2021
Benmont Tench Recalls Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ Era; Watch the New ‘Somewhere You Feel Free’ Documentary

In 2020, the Tom Petty estate released the Wildflowers & All the Rest box set, bursting with loads of astonishing outtakes, Petty’s intimate home demos, plus live recordings and early...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Tom Petty: Somewhere You Feel Free’ Doc Premieres on YouTube Nov. 11; Watch a New Trailer
November 10, 2021
‘Tom Petty: Somewhere You Feel Free’ Doc Premieres on YouTube Nov. 11; Watch a New Trailer

After a successful limited-engagement run in theaters, Tom Petty: Somewhere You Feel Free will officially premiere on YouTube Originals on Nov. 11 — making the acclaimed documentary available to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dashboard Confessional Shares “Here’s to Moving On,” from New LP ‘All The Truth That I Can Tell’ Out 2/25
November 9, 2021
Dashboard Confessional Shares “Here’s to Moving On,” from New LP ‘All The Truth That I Can Tell’ Out 2/25

On Feb. 25, Dashboard Confessional will return with its ninth studio album to date, All The Truth That I Can Tell. The news was announced on Tuesday and came with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in ‘The Many Saints of Newark: A Sopranos Story’
November 8, 2021
Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in ‘The Many Saints of Newark: A Sopranos Story’

“I listen to a lot of music all the time… A lot of these things are dredged up from memory. I’ll go, ‘Oh, that was a really good song.’ Or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Knotfest Los Angeles Recap: Slipknot’s Dark Carnival of Heavy Metal Precision
November 7, 2021
Knotfest Los Angeles Recap: Slipknot’s Dark Carnival of Heavy Metal Precision

“Welcome to a dream come true, you crazy motherfuckers,” said Corey Taylor, lead singer of Iowa-based metal ensemble Slipknot after his band raged through “Unsainted” and “Disasterpiece” to begin Knotfest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart Shares Exuberant, Feel-Good Music Video for “I Can’t Imagine,” New LP ‘The Tears of Hercules’ Out 11/12
November 5, 2021
Rod Stewart Shares Exuberant, Feel-Good Music Video for “I Can’t Imagine,” New LP ‘The Tears of Hercules’ Out 11/12

Next Friday, Nov. 12, the legendary Rod Stewart will add to his iconic catalog of music with The Tears of Hercules, a new studio album featuring 12 new songs, nine of them penned by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Kick Off the Holiday Season with Steve Perry’s First-Ever Christmas Album, ‘The Season’ (Listen)
November 5, 2021
Out Now: Kick Off the Holiday Season with Steve Perry’s First-Ever Christmas Album, ‘The Season’ (Listen)

Citing Nat King Cole’s The Spirit of Christmas as an inspiration, longtime Journey singer Steve Perry has released his first-ever holiday album, The Season. Arriving just days into November and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Every Time I Die’s ‘Radical,’ a Pummeling Master Class in Heaviness (Both Musical and Lyrical)
November 2, 2021
Out Now: Every Time I Die’s ‘Radical,’ a Pummeling Master Class in Heaviness (Both Musical and Lyrical)

Buffalo, New York-based metal/hardcore veterans Every Time I Die have always used their music as a means of cathartic expression, vocalist Keith Buckley’s thoughtful and inventive lyrics pairing with the band’s endlessly aggressive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains) Casts Light to the Darkness on New Album ‘Brighten,’ His First Since 2002
October 29, 2021
Out Now: Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains) Casts Light to the Darkness on New Album ‘Brighten,’ His First Since 2002

It’s been nearly 20 years since Jerry Cantrell, guitarist/songwriter/vocalist of Alice in Chains, released a solo record — but today, Oct. 29, he returned with Brighten, which is effectively the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Last Night in Soho’: Edgar Wright’s Specially Curated 1960s Soundtrack Infuses Film with a Style All its Own
October 28, 2021
‘Last Night in Soho’: Edgar Wright’s Specially Curated 1960s Soundtrack Infuses Film with a Style All its Own

Last Night in Soho is the new film from Edgar Wright, known for his previous works including Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and Baby Driver, among others....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Band: ‘Cahoots’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/10; Stream “Life As a Carnival (2021 Mix)”
October 22, 2021
The Band: ‘Cahoots’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/10; Stream “Life As a Carnival (2021 Mix)”

Originally released in 1971 as fourth studio album from The Band in four years, Cahoots came with anticipation — and on Dec. 10 the album will be revisited to commemorate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Elton John ‘The Lockdown Sessions,’ a New Collaborative Album ft. Stevie Wonder, Dua Lipa and Many More (Listen)
October 22, 2021
Out Now: Elton John ‘The Lockdown Sessions,’ a New Collaborative Album ft. Stevie Wonder, Dua Lipa and Many More (Listen)

Sir Elton John didn’t intend on making The Lockdown Sessions,  a new album featuring a number of high-profile collaborations with music stars from across the spectrum, a collection spanning generations...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Rolling Stones ‘Tattoo You’ 40th Anniversary Edition, ft. Nine Unreleased Tracks and More (Listen)
October 22, 2021
Out Now: Rolling Stones ‘Tattoo You’ 40th Anniversary Edition, ft. Nine Unreleased Tracks and More (Listen)

Today, The Rolling Stones vaults open once more for a lavish 40th anniversary revisiting of 1981’s Tattoo You, an expanded collection featuring the original album and a wealth of bonus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Trey Anastasio of Phish Issues Mid-Show Speech Addressing Death and Injuries at San Francisco Gig
October 20, 2021
Trey Anastasio of Phish Issues Mid-Show Speech Addressing Death and Injuries at San Francisco Gig

UPDATE: After the initial story of the death and injuries sustained in falls at last weekend’s Phish concert in San Francisco, band leader Trey Anastasio paused the next show in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | An Original Grateful Dead T-Shirt from 1967 Sold for $17,600+ at Auction by Sotheby’s
October 19, 2021
An Original Grateful Dead T-Shirt from 1967 Sold for $17,600+ at Auction by Sotheby’s

In a surprising development that ought to instill (likely unrealized) hope in the hearts of so many of us who never let go of our old band t-shirts, an original...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jason Isbell Keeps Promise to Georgia with ‘Georgia Blue’ Covers Album (ft. Brandi Carlile, Julien Baker, More)
October 18, 2021
Jason Isbell Keeps Promise to Georgia with ‘Georgia Blue’ Covers Album (ft. Brandi Carlile, Julien Baker, More)

On November 5th, 2020, singer-songwriter/musician Jason Isbell made a promise on twitter: “If Biden wins Georgia I’m gonna make a charity covers album of my favorite Georgia songs – REM,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Beatles ‘Let It Be’ Special Edition, Featuring Tons of Bonus Material (Listen/Pick Up a Copy)
October 14, 2021
Out Now: The Beatles ‘Let It Be’ Special Edition, Featuring Tons of Bonus Material (Listen/Pick Up a Copy)

Today, a lavish Special Edition of Let It Be was released on multiple formats, timed to coincide with the highly anticipated new The Beatles: Get Back documentary from director Peter Jackson...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall & John Oates ‘Live at the Troubadour’ Coming on 2-CD/3-LP Format 11/26 (Pre-Order)
October 14, 2021
Daryl Hall & John Oates ‘Live at the Troubadour’ Coming on 2-CD/3-LP Format 11/26 (Pre-Order)

In 2008, Daryl Hall & John Oates released Live at the Troubadour, an album of performances from the legendary West Hollywood venue that same year, a hit-filled performance of classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smash Mouth’s Steve Harwell Retiring Due to Health Problems After Erratic Recent Live Performances
October 12, 2021
Smash Mouth’s Steve Harwell Retiring Due to Health Problems After Erratic Recent Live Performances

The years start coming and they don’t stop coming is a memorable line in “All Star,” the still-ubiquitous anthem from San Jose-based rock/pop band Smash Mouth, and the sentiment behind...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs By Classic Rock Trios
October 11, 2021
Top 11 Songs By Classic Rock Trios

“In the Police, in a trio situation—which I’ve come back to now—it’s just so wide open that it does actually provide this arena where you can play with a certain...

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 | Available Now: ‘Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen’ Book, a Definitive EVH Oral History
October 6, 2021
Available Now: ‘Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen’ Book, a Definitive EVH Oral History

ERUPTION: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen is a new book published this week by Hachette Books that is billed in a news release as ” a candid, compulsively readable, and definitive oral...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson Shares Extended “4 Edward with Love,” a Tribute to Eddie Van Halen (On One-Year Anniversary of His Death)
October 6, 2021
Nancy Wilson Shares Extended “4 Edward with Love,” a Tribute to Eddie Van Halen (On One-Year Anniversary of His Death)

Back in May, Heart’s Nancy Wilson stepped out on her own with You and Me, a solo album that marked her very first foray into “solo artist” territory. One of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Details 311 Day 2022, Two Special Shows at Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas (Tickets On Sale 10/22)
October 4, 2021
311 Details 311 Day 2022, Two Special Shows at Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas (Tickets On Sale 10/22)

Los-Angeles-by-way-of-Omaha reggae/rock veterans 311 have officially detailed their 311 Day 2022 festivities — a two-day concert event set for March 11-12 at Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream “Finish Line,” Elton John and Stevie Wonder’s First-Ever Duet (from ‘The Lockdown Sessions’ Album)
October 1, 2021
Stream “Finish Line,” Elton John and Stevie Wonder’s First-Ever Duet (from ‘The Lockdown Sessions’ Album)

On Oct, 22, Sir Elton John will release The Lockdown Sessions, a new album featuring a number of high-profile collaborations with music stars from across the spectrum, a collection spanning...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Debut Unreleased Cover of Chi-Lites’ “Troubles A’ Comin” as Mick Jagger Enjoys a Night Out in North Carolina
September 30, 2021
Rolling Stones Debut Unreleased Cover of Chi-Lites’ “Troubles A’ Comin” as Mick Jagger Enjoys a Night Out in North Carolina

The Rolling Stones are everywhere these days. From relaunching their No Filter tour dates to several tributes to late drummer Charlie Watts and beyond, they’ve been in the news quite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Bonamassa Debuts “Time Clocks” Video; New Tour and Album Coming in October (Pre-Order)
September 29, 2021
Joe Bonamassa Debuts “Time Clocks” Video; New Tour and Album Coming in October (Pre-Order)

Tireless blues guitar virtuoso Joe Bonamassa has debuted “Time Clocks,” a new single from his upcoming album of the same name. The record is due out on Oct. 29. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Documentary Set for Release in November (ft. A New Original Song)
September 28, 2021
New ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Documentary Set for Release in November (ft. A New Original Song)

Back in April, the social media channels belonging to Beach Boys figurehead and musical genius Brian Wilson shared a poster for Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road, a new documentary film...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Rolling Stones Toast Charlie Watts at Their First Live Gig Since His Passing
September 21, 2021
Watch the Rolling Stones Toast Charlie Watts at Their First Live Gig Since His Passing

The Rolling Stones are preparing to head out on their new slate of No Filter tour dates, but the band will do so without longtime drummer Charlie Watts, who passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Demi Adejuyigbe is Back with Another (And Final) Joyous Sept. 21 Celebration of Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September”
September 21, 2021
Demi Adejuyigbe is Back with Another (And Final) Joyous Sept. 21 Celebration of Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September”

Every Sept. 21, at least over the last handful of years, comedy writer/entertainer Demi Adejuyigbe (The Good Place) shares a video. This video has everything to do with Adejuyigbe’s appealing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview The Beatles ‘Let It Be’ Special Edition with an Unboxing Video of the Massive Set Due 10/15 (Pre-Order)
September 21, 2021
Preview The Beatles ‘Let It Be’ Special Edition with an Unboxing Video of the Massive Set Due 10/15 (Pre-Order)

On Oct. 15, a lavish Special Edition of Let It Be will be released, a few weeks before the highly anticipated new The Beatles: Get Back documentary from director Peter Jackson will make...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Lindsey Buckingham Showcase His New Album with a Performance of “On the Wrong Side” on ‘Colbert’
September 20, 2021
Watch Lindsey Buckingham Showcase His New Album with a Performance of “On the Wrong Side” on ‘Colbert’

Last Friday, Sept. 17, Lindsey Buckingham returned with a powerhouse new self-titled record, his first release of new solo material since 2011’s Seeds We Sow. Finding the longtime Fleetwood Mac...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream Billy Idol’s Gritty ‘The Roadside’ EP, Four New Songs with Steve Stevens and Producer Butch Walker
September 17, 2021
Out Now: Stream Billy Idol’s Gritty ‘The Roadside’ EP, Four New Songs with Steve Stevens and Producer Butch Walker

Legendary English rock icon Billy Idol returned recently with “Bitter Taste,” a reflective new song and music video expressing some raw emotions and dark energy — visually referencing Idol’s near-fatal...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Lindsey Buckingham’s New Self-Titled Record, His First in a Decade and a Show of Resilience (Listen)
September 17, 2021
Out Now: Lindsey Buckingham’s New Self-Titled Record, His First in a Decade and a Show of Resilience (Listen)

It’s been a long time coming, but today, Sept. 17, Lindsey Buckingham released his self-titled solo album. It marks the first such release from the longtime Fleetwood Mac guitarist/songwriter since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Rod Stewart’s Upbeat Video for “One More Time,” New Album ‘The Tears of Hercules’ Due 11/12 (Pre-Order)
September 16, 2021
Watch Rod Stewart’s Upbeat Video for “One More Time,” New Album ‘The Tears of Hercules’ Due 11/12 (Pre-Order)

On Nov. 12, the legendary Rod Stewart will add to his iconic catalog of music with The Tears of Hercules, a new studio album featuring 12 new songs, nine of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne To Undergo Surgery for Neck and Spine Issues, According to Sharon in New Interview
September 16, 2021
Ozzy Osbourne To Undergo Surgery for Neck and Spine Issues, According to Sharon in New Interview

The past few years have been especially tough for Ozzy Osbourne, a number of medical issues (among them a Parkinson’s diagnosis) forcing the legendary vocalist to postpone and/or cancel tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Postpones 2021 European/U.K. ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates to 2023, Citing Hip Pain from a Fall
September 16, 2021
Elton John Postpones 2021 European/U.K. ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates to 2023, Citing Hip Pain from a Fall

Sir Elton John was planning to resume his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour dates in Europe and the U.K. before the new year, but on Wednesday the legendary singer/songwriter announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Faith No More/Mr. Bungle Cancel Shows; Mike Patton Cites ‘Mental Health Reasons’ in Statement
September 14, 2021
Faith No More/Mr. Bungle Cancel Shows; Mike Patton Cites ‘Mental Health Reasons’ in Statement

Faith No More and Mr. Bungle were both scheduled to perform a number of upcoming concerts, but on Tuesday lead vocalist/figurehead Mike Patton announced that he will be unable to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘God is Partying’ Finds Andrew W.K. on as Euphoric, Bombastic and Mystifying a Musical Ride as Ever
September 13, 2021
Out Now: ‘God is Partying’ Finds Andrew W.K. on as Euphoric, Bombastic and Mystifying a Musical Ride as Ever

It’s hard to have expectations when it comes to Andrew W.K. — because the artist that exploded onto the scene in 2001 with I Get Wet (and the anthemic, objectively...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Window Into an Underappreciated Era: The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Bruce Johnston/Mike Love/Al Jardine Reflect)
September 13, 2021
A Window Into an Underappreciated Era: The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Bruce Johnston/Mike Love/Al Jardine Reflect)

1966’s Pet Sounds is rightfully championed as the zenith of The Beach Boys’ body of work and routinely selected in music magazines as among the top albums ever released by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Howie Edelson Breaks Down The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set
September 13, 2021
Howie Edelson Breaks Down The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971’ Box Set

Acclaimed writer/radio producer Howie Edelson is part of the three-man creative nexus that made the expansive new Beach Boys Feel Flows – The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971 a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Novelty Songs by Actors
September 13, 2021
Top 11 Novelty Songs by Actors

Disclaimer: “Top” may be a misnomer for some of these thespian tunes, our Top 11 Best, Worst, and Most Infamous Songs By Actors. “Look, let’s start from the beginning. First,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brinsley Schwarz — The Man, Not the Band — is Back with Something to Say (and a New Album, ‘Tangled’)
September 10, 2021
Brinsley Schwarz — The Man, Not the Band — is Back with Something to Say (and a New Album, ‘Tangled’)

In many ways, Brinsley Schwarz were the UK’s version of the Band. The progenitors of “pub rock” across the pond, the band, which featured Nick Lowe on bass and vocals,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Perry Announces Holiday Album ‘The Season,’ Shares “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”
September 10, 2021
Steve Perry Announces Holiday Album ‘The Season,’ Shares “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”

It’s barely September, but you’ve likely already seen holiday decorations at the store — so that means it’s time for new holiday music, as well. Longtime Journey singer Steve Perry...

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 | Lindsey Buckingham Addresses Fleetwood Mac Firing in L.A. Times Profile; Stevie Nicks and Irving Azoff Respond
September 9, 2021
Lindsey Buckingham Addresses Fleetwood Mac Firing in L.A. Times Profile; Stevie Nicks and Irving Azoff Respond

The in-fighting and quarreling that went on in Fleetwood Mac is as much a part of the band’s legacy as the music itself — arguably a central inspiration behind some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Vedder Channels Tom Petty on New Solo Song “Long Way,” a Preview of His New Solo LP ‘Earthling’
September 8, 2021
Eddie Vedder Channels Tom Petty on New Solo Song “Long Way,” a Preview of His New Solo LP ‘Earthling’

Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder announced a new solo album, Earthling, previewing the record with a heartfelt, road trip-ready anthem bursting with emotion and an almost Tom Petty &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John: New ‘Lockdown Sessions’ Album 10/22, ft. Collaborations with Dua Lipa, Lil Nas X, Stevie Nicks, the Late Glen Campbell & More
September 1, 2021
Elton John: New ‘Lockdown Sessions’ Album 10/22, ft. Collaborations with Dua Lipa, Lil Nas X, Stevie Nicks, the Late Glen Campbell & More

“The last thing I expected to do during lockdown was make an album,” said Sir Elton John in a social media post on Wednesday announcing precisely that: The Lockdown Sessions,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo 2021 (Scheduled for Sept. 2-5) Cancelled Due to ‘Waterlogged’ Festival Grounds; Plans 2022 Return
August 31, 2021
Bonnaroo 2021 (Scheduled for Sept. 2-5) Cancelled Due to ‘Waterlogged’ Festival Grounds; Plans 2022 Return

The 2021 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, supposed to take place this coming weekend (Sept. 2-5) in Manchester, Tennessee, has been cancelled due to extensive Hurricane Ida-caused conditions on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Jamaican Dub/Reggae Pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry: 1936-2021
August 30, 2021
Rest in Peace, Jamaican Dub/Reggae Pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry: 1936-2021

Lee “Scratch” Perry, one of the foremost influences and icons in Jamaican/dancehall and reggae music and a central figure in its history, passed away over the weekend at the age...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Let It Be’ Special Edition Coming 10/15, Ahead of Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary (Pre-Order)
August 26, 2021
‘Let It Be’ Special Edition Coming 10/15, Ahead of Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary (Pre-Order)

This Thanksgiving, the highly anticipated new The Beatles: Get Back documentary from director Peter Jackson will make its debut on Disney+, after significant delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eagles Relaunch ‘Hotel California’ Tour at Madison Square Garden, with Dedications to Don Everly and Charlie Watts
August 25, 2021
Eagles Relaunch ‘Hotel California’ Tour at Madison Square Garden, with Dedications to Don Everly and Charlie Watts

After a delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Eagles relaunched their anticipated Hotel California tour this week — Tuesday night, to be exact, with a show at Madison Square Garden...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pete Townshend Posts Emotional Tribute to the Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts on Instagram: “Such a Lovely Man”
August 24, 2021
Pete Townshend Posts Emotional Tribute to the Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts on Instagram: “Such a Lovely Man”

The sad news of the passing of Charlie Watts, legendary drummer of The Rolling Stones, understandably was the talk of the internet on Tuesday, with several of Watts’ contemporaries, peers,...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen’s Roger Taylor Releasing Solo Album ‘Outsider’ 10/1; Shares “We’re All Just Trying To Get By” ft. KT Tunstall
August 20, 2021
Queen’s Roger Taylor Releasing Solo Album ‘Outsider’ 10/1; Shares “We’re All Just Trying To Get By” ft. KT Tunstall

On Oct. 1, Roger Taylor, drummer of Queen and noted singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, will release a new solo album titled Outsider. It will be his first since 2013’s Fun on Earth and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Solar Power,’ Lorde’s Anticipated New Album — a Soundtrack for Beachside Self-Reflection (Listen)
August 20, 2021
Out Now: ‘Solar Power,’ Lorde’s Anticipated New Album — a Soundtrack for Beachside Self-Reflection (Listen)

As its title suggests, Solar Power is a musical experience best enjoyed outside. The new album from singer/songwriter Lorde, released today, Aug. 20, is a perfect late summer soundtrack, one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Garth Brooks Cancels Remaining 2021 Stadium Gigs Due to Spike in COVID-19 Cases; ‘I Must Do My Part’
August 18, 2021
Garth Brooks Cancels Remaining 2021 Stadium Gigs Due to Spike in COVID-19 Cases; ‘I Must Do My Part’

Country music icon Garth Brooks has scrapped a handful of upcoming stadium gigs due to the resurgence of COVID-19 cases and the delta variant. Brooks’ official website issued a lengthy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Longtime The Cure Bassist Simon Gallup Announces He’s No Longer in the Band: “Just Got Fed Up of Betrayal”
August 16, 2021
Longtime The Cure Bassist Simon Gallup Announces He’s No Longer in the Band: “Just Got Fed Up of Betrayal”

Alongside Robert Smith, bassist Simon Gallup was one of the longest-running members of English rock icons The Cure — but Gallup recently announced he’s split from the group, a message...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Folk/Country Singer/Songwriter Nanci Griffith: 1953-2021
August 13, 2021
Rest in Peace, Folk/Country Singer/Songwriter Nanci Griffith: 1953-2021

Friday afternoon, word broke that Nanci Griffith, the folk/country singer/songwriter known for classics such as “Once in a Very Blue Moon,” “Outbound Train” and “Love at the Five and Dime”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | August 2021 Issue
August 12, 2021
August 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our August 2021 features. Ann Wilson Goes on Tour With a New EP and Revisits Her Career Before Heart (The Interview) David Crosby Q&A:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Falsetto Songs
August 12, 2021
Top 11 Falsetto Songs

For his latest Top 11 column, Frank Mastropolo looks at some of the most notable songs to utilize falsetto vocals.  “I like money. It’s fun to fold and stack and smell...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Shares New ‘Howlen Live’ EP, Featuring Tracks from Recent Gigs in Florida
August 12, 2021
Ann Wilson Shares New ‘Howlen Live’ EP, Featuring Tracks from Recent Gigs in Florida

Ann Wilson has been busy the past few months releasing material, some of it remastered material predating her time with Heart — and, now, some new live tracks, recorded from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Revisiting George Harrison’s ‘All Things Must Pass’ — The Definitive Beatles Solo Album (50th Anniversary Out Now)
August 11, 2021
Revisiting George Harrison’s ‘All Things Must Pass’ — The Definitive Beatles Solo Album (50th Anniversary Out Now)

George Harrison cast a masterwork with his triple-album All Things Must Pass — the record that announced him as a solo creative force, and showed everyone, John Lennon and Paul...

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 | Queen’s Brian May to The Independent: ‘Anti-Vax People, I’m Sorry, I Think They’re Fruitcakes’
August 9, 2021
Queen’s Brian May to The Independent: ‘Anti-Vax People, I’m Sorry, I Think They’re Fruitcakes’

In a new interview with The Independent geared around last week’s reissue of his 1992 solo debut, Queen guitarist Brian May tackles a number of topics, with some pointed words...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancel Tour Dates as Guitarist Rickey Medlocke Tests Positive for COVID-19
August 9, 2021
Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancel Tour Dates as Guitarist Rickey Medlocke Tests Positive for COVID-19

In a social media update shared with fans over the weekend, legendary Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd announced that a handful of upcoming tour dates have been cancelled due to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Unleash Aggressive Studio Version of “Absurd,” Band’s First New Song in 13 Years
August 6, 2021
Guns N’ Roses Unleash Aggressive Studio Version of “Absurd,” Band’s First New Song in 13 Years

Earlier this week, Axl Rose, Slash and Guns N’ Roses played a new song, “Absurd,” live at Fenway Park. A reworked version of a long-existing demo song titled “Silkworms,” the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana Signs with BMG for New Album, ‘Blessings and Miracles’ — Lead Single Due Soon
August 4, 2021
Carlos Santana Signs with BMG for New Album, ‘Blessings and Miracles’ — Lead Single Due Soon

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana has a new global recordings deal with BMG, it was announced on Wednesday. His first release under the new deal will be Blessings and Miracles, his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Paul Cotton of the Band Poco: 1943-2021
August 3, 2021
Rest in Peace, Paul Cotton of the Band Poco: 1943-2021

Singer/songwriter Paul Cotton, who made a name for himself as the guitarist/singer of Los Angeles-based country rock/Americana band Poco after taking over for Jim Messina in 1970, has passed away...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains) Previews New Solo LP ‘Brighten’ with “Atone” Music Video, Album Out 10/29
August 2, 2021
Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains) Previews New Solo LP ‘Brighten’ with “Atone” Music Video, Album Out 10/29

On Oct. 29, Jerry Cantrell, celebrated guitarist/vocalist/lyricist for Alice in Chains, will release his third solo album, Brighten. It will be the first such release from Cantrell since 2002’s Degradation...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Billie Eilish Returns with Powerful, Subdued Sophomore Album, ‘Happier Than Ever’ (Listen)
July 30, 2021
Out Now: Billie Eilish Returns with Powerful, Subdued Sophomore Album, ‘Happier Than Ever’ (Listen)

Billie Eilish and her co-songwriter/producer/brother FINNEAS had an impossible task at hand — how to follow up a groundbreaking debut, 2019’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 68th Birthday to Rush Bassist/Vocalist and All-Around Icon, Geddy Lee!
July 29, 2021
Happy 68th Birthday to Rush Bassist/Vocalist and All-Around Icon, Geddy Lee!

This post first ran in July 2020 to commemorate the 67th birthday of Geddy Lee. It’s been updated now for 2021. Rush made a lot of noise with just three...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Condemns “HIV Misinformation and Homophobic Comments” Made by Rapper DaBaby at Rolling Loud Miami
July 28, 2021
Elton John Condemns “HIV Misinformation and Homophobic Comments” Made by Rapper DaBaby at Rolling Loud Miami

Last weekend, hip-hop star DaBaby drew headlines for all the wrong reasons with especially aggressive anti-gay sentiment expressed on stage during his performance at Rolling Loud Miami, a big music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Joey Jordison: Slipknot Founding Member/Longtime Drummer Dies at 46
July 27, 2021
Rest in Peace, Joey Jordison: Slipknot Founding Member/Longtime Drummer Dies at 46

Drummer Joey Jordison, one of the founding members of Iowa-based metal band Slipknot, has passed away at the age of 46, it was announced by his family in a statement...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Rockin’ Toast to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones for His 78th Birthday
July 26, 2021
A Rockin’ Toast to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones for His 78th Birthday

Note: This originally ran in 2020 in celebration of Mick Jagger and his 77th birthday, and has now been updated for 2021 and his 78th. In the history of music,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream Jackson Browne’s Inspired and Focused New Album ‘Downhill from Everywhere’
July 23, 2021
Out Now: Stream Jackson Browne’s Inspired and Focused New Album ‘Downhill from Everywhere’

Cherished singer/songwriter Jackson Browne returned today, July 23, with Downhill from Everywhere, his first proper solo album since 2014’s Standing in the Breach. The time between album clearly inspired a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rickie Lee Jones Remembers the Late Chuck E. Weiss, Los Angeles Music Legend and ‘Svengali to Tom Waits’
July 21, 2021
Rickie Lee Jones Remembers the Late Chuck E. Weiss, Los Angeles Music Legend and ‘Svengali to Tom Waits’

Reports circulated on social media beginning Tuesday afternoon that Chuck E. Weiss, celebrated (and, perhaps, underappreciated) singer/songwriter/vocalist who was a fixture on the Los Angeles music scene with his band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 to Live Stream 10 Shows from Fall Tour with Iration and Iya Terra; Tix on Sale Now
July 20, 2021
311 to Live Stream 10 Shows from Fall Tour with Iration and Iya Terra; Tix on Sale Now

After hosting a series of well-received live stream concert events from their studio in Los Angeles during the pandemic, 311 has found a way to incorporate that success into its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Four Years Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park
July 20, 2021
Four Years Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park

The piece below originally ran on July 24, 2017, four days after Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was found dead in his Southern California home of a suspected suicide. In...

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 | Jakob Dylan on The Wallflowers’ Return with ‘Exit Wounds’ and Why Being on Time Isn’t That Hard (The Interview)
July 13, 2021
Jakob Dylan on The Wallflowers’ Return with ‘Exit Wounds’ and Why Being on Time Isn’t That Hard (The Interview)

It has to be hard to be the son of a rock and roll legend, no matter what career you choose. And rock history is scattered with the once promising,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet) Gets Reflective on ‘In Solo’ (“A Scrapbook About a Man of My Age Trying to Join the Dots in His Life”)
July 13, 2021
Q&A: Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet) Gets Reflective on ‘In Solo’ (“A Scrapbook About a Man of My Age Trying to Join the Dots in His Life”)

Gary Kemp helped soundtrack the MTV-era as the principal songwriter of 1980s mega-stars Spandau Ballet. The hits he penned for the band — “Through the Barricades,” “Only When You Leave,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robby Krieger of The Doors: First-Ever Memoir ‘Set the Night on Fire’ Coming 10/12, Pre-Orders Up Now
July 12, 2021
Robby Krieger of The Doors: First-Ever Memoir ‘Set the Night on Fire’ Coming 10/12, Pre-Orders Up Now

On Oct. 12, Little, Brown & Company will publish Set the Night on Fire, the first official memoir from legendary guitarist Robby Krieger of the Doors. Given the scope of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bon Scott Estate Rolls Out Official Site to Commemorate 75th Birthday of the Late AC/DC Vocalist
July 9, 2021
Bon Scott Estate Rolls Out Official Site to Commemorate 75th Birthday of the Late AC/DC Vocalist

Today, July 9, would have been the 75th birthday of Bon Scott, the Australian-born singer/songwriter who helmed AC/DC from its beginnings in 1974 until his untimely passing in 1980. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Share Video for the Charged “This Is Not Utopia,” from New Album ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’
July 9, 2021
The Offspring Share Video for the Charged “This Is Not Utopia,” from New Album ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’

Back in mid-April, Orange County punk vets The Offspring returned with Let The Bad Times Roll, their first new album of original material since 2012. The record kicks off with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson Debuts Powerful Music Video for “Walk Away,” from ‘You and Me’ Solo LP
July 8, 2021
Nancy Wilson Debuts Powerful Music Video for “Walk Away,” from ‘You and Me’ Solo LP

You and Me, the new solo album from Heart‘s Nancy Wilson that marked her very first such release in her amazing career, is an especially personal collection of songs, borne...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with ‘Behind The Hits – John Deacon’ (Watch)
July 2, 2021
Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with ‘Behind The Hits – John Deacon’ (Watch)

The latest episode of Queen: The Greatest, the English band‘s YouTube series exploring its vaunted history, focuses on the songwriting contributions of bass player John Deacon. It follows another recent episode...

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 | Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus Said Chemo Made Him ‘Feel Like a Poisoned Electrified Zombie Leaned Up Against an Electric Fence’
June 30, 2021
Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus Said Chemo Made Him ‘Feel Like a Poisoned Electrified Zombie Leaned Up Against an Electric Fence’

Last week, Blink-182 bassist/songwriter/vocalist Mark Hoppus revealed to the world that he has been undergoing chemotherapy for cancer for the past few months, sharing the personal news with a social...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Singer/Songwriter/Entertainer Cara Lee Recording Debut Album in Nashville (w/ IndieGogo Campaign), Touring with Peter Asher & Company
June 29, 2021
Singer/Songwriter/Entertainer Cara Lee Recording Debut Album in Nashville (w/ IndieGogo Campaign), Touring with Peter Asher & Company

Cara Lee is a Toronto-born singer/songwriter/entertainer who’s been wowing audiences with her powerful and soulful voice since she was 17. She’s toured with her own rock and roll bands and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr Wants You to Help Spread Peace & Love for His 81st Birthday on July 7
June 28, 2021
Ringo Starr Wants You to Help Spread Peace & Love for His 81st Birthday on July 7

Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney share more in common than simply being one-half of the most celebrated musical groups to ever exist: They’re also linked with birthdays, as Sir Paul’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Career-Spanning Aretha Franklin Box Set Arriving 7/30, in Time for ‘Respect’ Biopic 8/13
June 24, 2021
Career-Spanning Aretha Franklin Box Set Arriving 7/30, in Time for ‘Respect’ Biopic 8/13

On Aug. 13, Respect, the anticipated and COVID-delayed biopic of Aretha Franklin starring Jennifer Hudson will finally be released — and two weeks earlier, a career-spanning new box set championing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus Reveals He Is Undergoing Chemotherapy for Cancer
June 24, 2021
Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus Reveals He Is Undergoing Chemotherapy for Cancer

Mark Hoppus, bassist/songwriter for Blink-182 and one of the most revered and beloved figures among the alt/punk community, revealed in a social media post on Wednesday that he has been...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey Returns: Hear “The Way We Used To Be,” Band’s First New Music Since 2011
June 24, 2021
Journey Returns: Hear “The Way We Used To Be,” Band’s First New Music Since 2011

Can we get back to “The Way We Used To Be”? That’s at the core of a brand new song from Journey, previewed earlier this week on social media and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen’s Brian May Revisiting Solo Debut ‘Back to the Light’ for Remastered Reissue 8/6
June 23, 2021
Queen’s Brian May Revisiting Solo Debut ‘Back to the Light’ for Remastered Reissue 8/6

In 1992, Queen guitarist Brian May stepped out on his own for his first proper solo album, Back to the Light — and the record is set to be revisited...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gang of Youths Return with the Sweeping “the angel of 8th ave.”, Ushering in a New Era for the Australian Band
June 23, 2021
Gang of Youths Return with the Sweeping “the angel of 8th ave.”, Ushering in a New Era for the Australian Band

Australian indie/rock ensemble Gang of Youths hit it big in 2017 with Go Father in Lightness, the group’s second full-length album — but the band has even loftier aspirations now,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Announces Solo Tour Dates, Promising ‘A Handful of Songs That I’ve Never Sung Live Before’
June 23, 2021
Ann Wilson Announces Solo Tour Dates, Promising ‘A Handful of Songs That I’ve Never Sung Live Before’

Ann Wilson of Heart and her backing band are preparing to play a handful of shows in Florida this week. In addition to that activity, the iconic singer/songwriter also has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey Previews New Single “The Way We Used To Be” with Animated Clip; Full Song Arrives Thursday 6/24
June 23, 2021
Journey Previews New Single “The Way We Used To Be” with Animated Clip; Full Song Arrives Thursday 6/24

Journey will apparently release a new song, “The Way We Used To Be,” this week. That’s the news from guitarist Neal Schon, who dropped a tease of the track on...

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 | Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx to Tell ‘The Story You Haven’t Heard’ with New Memoir ‘The First 21’
June 17, 2021
Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx to Tell ‘The Story You Haven’t Heard’ with New Memoir ‘The First 21’

Mötley Crüe bassist/songwriter Nikki Sixx is the quintessential rock star from one of the most legendary (and infamous) bands to ever pack an arena — and in October, he’ll tell...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coheed & Cambria and The Used: Co-Headlining 2021 Tour Announced, Starting in August
June 15, 2021
Coheed & Cambria and The Used: Co-Headlining 2021 Tour Announced, Starting in August

In late August, Coheed & Cambria and The Used will join forces for a co-headlining tour of cities across the United States, with special guests Meet Me @ the Altar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “Queen: 1977 We Are The Champions – The Show Stopper” — Watch the Latest Entry in Band’s History YouTube Series
June 15, 2021
“Queen: 1977 We Are The Champions – The Show Stopper” — Watch the Latest Entry in Band’s History YouTube Series

The latest episode of Queen: The Greatest, the English band‘s YouTube series exploring its vaunted history, was premiered on Friday, and tackles one of the group’s most enduring classics: “We...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Out Now: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real’s Uplifting, Hopeful New Album ‘A Few Stars Apart’ (Listen)
June 11, 2021
Out Now: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real’s Uplifting, Hopeful New Album ‘A Few Stars Apart’ (Listen)

Today, June 11, sees the release of A Few Stars Apart — a new album from Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real. Produced by Dave Cobb, it’s the seventh...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Debut Album from Wolfgang Van Halen is Here — and ‘Mammoth WVH’ Delivers on the Promise (Listen)
June 11, 2021
Out Now: The Debut Album from Wolfgang Van Halen is Here — and ‘Mammoth WVH’ Delivers on the Promise (Listen)

Previewed over the past few months with a series of impressive singles, Mammoth WVH — the album project helmed by Wolfgang Van Halen, son of the late Eddie Van Halen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from the Wallflowers: Stream “Who’s That Man Walking ‘Round My Garden,” Playing ‘Late Late Show’ 6/8
June 8, 2021
New from the Wallflowers: Stream “Who’s That Man Walking ‘Round My Garden,” Playing ‘Late Late Show’ 6/8

Jakob Dylan and the Wallflowers recently announced their return, with a new record, Exit Wounds, due out July 9. The latest single shared from the album ahead of its release is “Who’s That...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lindsey Buckingham Announces New Self-Titled Album, Shares “I Don’t Mind” & Reveals 2021 Tour Dates
June 8, 2021
Lindsey Buckingham Announces New Self-Titled Album, Shares “I Don’t Mind” & Reveals 2021 Tour Dates

Welcome back, Lindsey Buckingham. On Tuesday, the esteemed guitarist/longtime Fleetwood Mac icon dropped some big news: His new self-titled album will be released on Sept. 17, and will be his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Wolf Alice Re-Emerges Focused and Excitingly Unpredictable with New Album ‘Blue Weekend’ (Listen)
June 7, 2021
Out Now: Wolf Alice Re-Emerges Focused and Excitingly Unpredictable with New Album ‘Blue Weekend’ (Listen)

There’s only one Wolf Alice, and the English alt/rock band returned this past Friday, June 4, with Blue Weekend — its third full-length album and the anticipated follow-up to 2017’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson Announce Rescheduled ‘Music Is Our Friend’ 2021 North American Tour with The Zappa Band
June 7, 2021
King Crimson Announce Rescheduled ‘Music Is Our Friend’ 2021 North American Tour with The Zappa Band

Get ready, because Robert Fripp and his legendary prog ensemble King Crimson is back in action — and will embark on a big North American run of tour dates beginning...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wolf Alice Shares “How Can I Make It OK?” Ahead of New Album ‘Blue Weekend’ 6/4; Announces U.S. Fall Tour Dates
June 3, 2021
Wolf Alice Shares “How Can I Make It OK?” Ahead of New Album ‘Blue Weekend’ 6/4; Announces U.S. Fall Tour Dates

This Friday, June 4, acclaimed English indie/rock band Wolf Alice will now release its new studio album, Blue Weekend. As one last bit of promotional material ahead of the album showing up on...

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 | Out Now: David Bowie ‘The Width of a Circle,’ Companion Piece to ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ 50th Anniversary Set
May 28, 2021
Out Now: David Bowie ‘The Width of a Circle,’ Companion Piece to ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ 50th Anniversary Set

Back in November 2020, the David Bowie vaults were opened once again with the release of Metrobolist, a 50th anniversary edition of The Man Who Sold the World, repackaged under the album’s original...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday to Stevie Nicks — and a Plea for the ‘Buckingham Nicks’ Album to Finally Be Reissued
May 26, 2021
Happy Birthday to Stevie Nicks — and a Plea for the ‘Buckingham Nicks’ Album to Finally Be Reissued

Note: A version of this post originally ran in May 2020 in honor of Stevie Nicks and her birthday — but it’s still relevant, as the Buckingham/Nicks album has yet...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mammoth WVH Shares “Mammoth” — Anticipated Debut Full-Length Album Coming 6/11
May 24, 2021
Mammoth WVH Shares “Mammoth” — Anticipated Debut Full-Length Album Coming 6/11

June 11 will bring with it the anticipated debut full-length album from Mammoth WVH, the musical project helmed by Wolfgang Van Halen. He’s been previewing it in recent weeks with a number of tracks....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Soundtrack to Cameron Crowe’s ‘Almost Famous’ Revisited for New, Expanded Box Set Reissues Out 7/9 via UMe
May 24, 2021
Soundtrack to Cameron Crowe’s ‘Almost Famous’ Revisited for New, Expanded Box Set Reissues Out 7/9 via UMe

Almost Famous, the 2000 coming-of-age film from writer/director Cameron Crowe is a modern classic, the story of a teenage Rolling Stone journalist traveling with the (fictional) band Stillwater that was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | LA Rats: Rob Zombie/Nikki Sixx/John 5/Tommy Clufetos Supergroup, “I’ve Been Everywhere” Cover Out Now
May 21, 2021
LA Rats: Rob Zombie/Nikki Sixx/John 5/Tommy Clufetos Supergroup, “I’ve Been Everywhere” Cover Out Now

LA Rats is a new hard rock supergroup featuring Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx, vocalist Rob Zombie, Zombie’s longtime guitarist John 5 and drummer Tommy Clufetos (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now on Streaming Services: ‘Standing In The Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan’ (Listen)
May 20, 2021
Out Now on Streaming Services: ‘Standing In The Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan’ (Listen)

Standing In The Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan is precisely what its name suggests: A collection of Bob Dylan covers from Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders. Announced in early May,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Gary Numan Returns with Dark, Thematically Heavy New Album ‘Intruder’ (Listen)
May 20, 2021
Out Now: Gary Numan Returns with Dark, Thematically Heavy New Album ‘Intruder’ (Listen)

English dark wave music icon Gary Numan has returned with a new album — and Intruder is a message of musical foreboding delivered in a way only Numan could. Released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Micah Nelson-Directed Video for Willie Nelson & Michael McDonald ft. David Hidalgo’s Benefit Single, “Dreams of the San Joaquin”
May 20, 2021
Watch the Micah Nelson-Directed Video for Willie Nelson & Michael McDonald ft. David Hidalgo’s Benefit Single, “Dreams of the San Joaquin”

In early May, Willie Nelson, Michael McDonald and Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo teamed up for a new recording of “Dreams of the San Joaquin.” The three icons joined forces to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson Debuts New Cover of Pearl Jam’s “Daughter,” As Heard in the Netflix Film ‘I Am All Girls’
May 18, 2021
Nancy Wilson Debuts New Cover of Pearl Jam’s “Daughter,” As Heard in the Netflix Film ‘I Am All Girls’

“Daughter,” one of Pearl Jam‘s most well-known songs, was reimagined by Heart’s Nancy Wilson for the Netflix film I Am All Girls. On Tuesday, Wilson — who released her very...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Announces 36-Date ‘Live from the Ride’ U.S. Tour with Iration and Iya Terra
May 17, 2021
311 Announces 36-Date ‘Live from the Ride’ U.S. Tour with Iration and Iya Terra

After a series of well-received live stream concert events from their studio in Los Angeles, 311 has announced a return to actual touring — and the long-running alt/reggae/rock band will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eric Clapton Details ‘Severe Reactions Which Lasted Ten Days’ After Receiving AstraZeneca Vaccine
May 17, 2021
Eric Clapton Details ‘Severe Reactions Which Lasted Ten Days’ After Receiving AstraZeneca Vaccine

As far as obtaining the COVID-19 vaccine is concerned, it’s an ultimate “your results may vary” situation — and as far as Eric Clapton is concerned, the guitar icon’s experience...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Debuts “3:45 Coming Through” Video
May 14, 2021
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Debuts “3:45 Coming Through” Video

“3:45 Coming Through” is the title of another new bit of music from The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and...

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 | I’m Still Standing: Steve Lukather on His New Album, Close Encounters With the Beatles and that Leaf Blower Incident
May 13, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Steve Lukather on His New Album, Close Encounters With the Beatles and that Leaf Blower Incident

Steve Lukather is the guitarist extraordinaire of Toto, best known for the classic hits “Hold the Line,” “Rosanna,” and “Africa.” With the band’s tour sidelined during the lockdown, Lukather has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Shares “We Never Have Sex Anymore” Video (ft. John Stamos) from ‘Let the Bad Times Roll’ LP
May 13, 2021
The Offspring Shares “We Never Have Sex Anymore” Video (ft. John Stamos) from ‘Let the Bad Times Roll’ LP

“We Never Have Sex Anymore” is one of the more engaging songs on Let the Bad Times Roll, the new album from Orange County punk veterans The Offspring that was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wolf Alice: New Album ‘Blue Weekend’ Out 6/4, Shares “No Hard Feelings”
May 11, 2021
Wolf Alice: New Album ‘Blue Weekend’ Out 6/4, Shares “No Hard Feelings”

Acclaimed English indie/rock band Wolf Alice will now release its new studio album, Blue Weekend, on June 4 — one week earlier than previously planned. The group, which won the U.K.’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Plastic Culture
May 11, 2021
Plastic Culture

“Very few artists have captured me with their creative brilliance. Plastic Culture is a multi-talented duo that has achieved just that. I have such enormous respect for Kaitlin & Eddie, in particular their ability to write catchy hooky songs and deliver them live from the stage." -Mark S Berry - Chairman of AMG

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Standing In The Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan’ Out 5/21 Digitally and 8/20 on CD/LP
May 10, 2021
‘Standing In The Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan’ Out 5/21 Digitally and 8/20 on CD/LP

Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders kept plenty busy over the past year-plus of COVID-19 pandemic-mandated downtime, channeling some specific inspiration into a nine-track collection of Bob Dylan covers. Standing In...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Van Halen Toasts Late Brother Eddie: ‘The View from My Drum Set Will Never Be the Same’
May 10, 2021
Alex Van Halen Toasts Late Brother Eddie: ‘The View from My Drum Set Will Never Be the Same’

This past Saturday, May 8, marked the 68th birthday of drummer Alex Van Halen — and he took the time out to send a special birthday dedication to his dearly...

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 | Little Days (Mini Diaz and Gov’t Mule’s Jorgen Carlsson) Share New Song, “Shine”
May 7, 2021
Little Days (Mini Diaz and Gov’t Mule’s Jorgen Carlsson) Share New Song, “Shine”

Little Days, a duo based out of the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles featuring Mini Diaz and Jorgen Carlsson (of Gov’t Mule), debuted a new single titled “Shine.” Shared...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Summerfest 2021: Dave Matthews Band, Wilco, Miley Cyrus, Black Pumas, Many More (Sept. in Milwaukee)
May 6, 2021
Summerfest 2021: Dave Matthews Band, Wilco, Miley Cyrus, Black Pumas, Many More (Sept. in Milwaukee)

Summerfest 2021 will return to Milwaukee in September for a nine-day extravaganza spread across three weekends (September 2-4, 9-11, and 16-18, 2021), and the diverse lineup for the huge music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Video for “Drivin’ Down to Georgia” from Tom Petty; ‘Finding Wildflowers (Alternate Versions)’ Out Now
May 6, 2021
Watch a New Video for “Drivin’ Down to Georgia” from Tom Petty; ‘Finding Wildflowers (Alternate Versions)’ Out Now

“Drivin’ Down to Georgia” is a previously unreleased song from Tom Petty recorded in 1992 that was included in the recent Finding Wildflowers (Alternate Versions), a companion piece of sorts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andrew W.K. Adds to the Mystique with the Dark, Pummeling New Video for “I’m In Heaven”; New LP ‘God is Partying’ Out 9/10
May 6, 2021
Andrew W.K. Adds to the Mystique with the Dark, Pummeling New Video for “I’m In Heaven”; New LP ‘God is Partying’ Out 9/10

There’s a great deal of subtle imagery in the new music video from Andrew W.K. for “I’m In Heaven.” The enigmatic singer/songwriter known globally for his breakthrough 2001 album I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Taylor’s Hits for Queen the Focus of Latest ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode (Watch)
April 30, 2021
Roger Taylor’s Hits for Queen the Focus of Latest ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode (Watch)

It’s Friday again, and that means another entry in The Greatest, the ongoing YouTube series from Queen championing important moments in the English rock group‘s vaunted history. Queen: Behind the Hits...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Dramarama Shares New Video for “The Only Thing,” from 2020’s ‘Color TV’ Album (Now on LP with 1985’s ‘Cinéma Vérité’)
April 30, 2021
Premiere: Dramarama Shares New Video for “The Only Thing,” from 2020’s ‘Color TV’ Album (Now on LP with 1985’s ‘Cinéma Vérité’)

Back in June, John Easdale and Dramarama returned with Color TV, the New Jersey-bred band‘s first new album in 15 years. One of the album’s tracks, “The Only Thing (Stupid/Brilliant),”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real: Stream “Perennial Bloom (Back to You),” New Album Out 6/11
April 29, 2021
New from Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real: Stream “Perennial Bloom (Back to You),” New Album Out 6/11

On June 11, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real will return with a new studio album titled A Few Stars Apart. Produced by Dave Cobb, the record will be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘VAX LIVE: A Concert to Reunite the World’ Airing 5/8 (ft. Foo Fighters, Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, H.E.R., J Balvin and More)
April 29, 2021
‘VAX LIVE: A Concert to Reunite the World’ Airing 5/8 (ft. Foo Fighters, Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, H.E.R., J Balvin and More)

On May 2, a host of big-name musical acts and entertainers will participate in VAX LIVE: A Concert to Reunite the World, a special event from international advocacy organization Global...

Rock Cellar Magazine | girl in red Shares “Serotonin” Video, Debut Album ‘if i could make it go quiet’ Out Friday 4/30
April 28, 2021
girl in red Shares “Serotonin” Video, Debut Album ‘if i could make it go quiet’ Out Friday 4/30

This Friday, April 30, 22-year-old Norwegian singer/songwriter Marie Ulven, otherwise known as rising indie/pop artist girl in red, will release her debut full-length album, if i could make it go...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Violet and Dave Grohl & Pals Krist Novoselic, Greg Kurstin & Dave Lombardo Cover X’s “Nausea” on ‘Kimmel’
April 28, 2021
Watch Violet and Dave Grohl & Pals Krist Novoselic, Greg Kurstin & Dave Lombardo Cover X’s “Nausea” on ‘Kimmel’

Recently, Violet Grohl and her dad, Dave Grohl, shared a cover of “Nausea,” the Los Angeles punk classic from X, a new recording attached to Dave’s documentary film, What Drives...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Shares Poster for ‘Long Promised Road,’ a New Documentary Film About His Life & Career
April 27, 2021
Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson Shares Poster for ‘Long Promised Road,’ a New Documentary Film About His Life & Career

Long Promised Road is the title of an upcoming documentary film chronicling the life, career and legacy of Beach Boys figurehead Brian Wilson. Drawing its name from a song on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Songwriter/Composer Jim Steinman (Meat Loaf, Celine Dion, Bonnie Tyler, More): 1947-2021
April 20, 2021
Rest in Peace, Songwriter/Composer Jim Steinman (Meat Loaf, Celine Dion, Bonnie Tyler, More): 1947-2021

Jim Steinman, the lyricist, producer and songwriter known for massive success over the years with acts including Meat Loaf, Celine Dion, Bonnie Tyler and more, has died at the age...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wolf Alice Shares Chaotic Video for “Smile,” New Album ‘Blue Weekend’ Out 6/4
April 20, 2021
Wolf Alice Shares Chaotic Video for “Smile,” New Album ‘Blue Weekend’ Out 6/4

Wolf Alice, the acclaimed English indie/rock band that won the U.K.’s coveted Mercury Prize with its 2017 album Visions of a Life, will release a new album, Blue Weekend, on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Fresh Bear Tracks,’ the First New Album from T Bear (Richard T. Bear) in 25+ Years (Listen)
April 19, 2021
Out Now: ‘Fresh Bear Tracks,’ the First New Album from T Bear (Richard T. Bear) in 25+ Years (Listen)

Singer/songwriter/actor T Bear, otherwise known as Richard T. Bear, released Fresh Bear Tracks , his first studio album in more than 25 years, on April 16 via Quarto Valley Records....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Fascination,’ a New Album from Walter Egan (“Magnet and Steel”), Inspired By His Shared History with Pamela Des Barres
April 19, 2021
Out Now: ‘Fascination,’ a New Album from Walter Egan (“Magnet and Steel”), Inspired By His Shared History with Pamela Des Barres

Walter Egan, the singer/songwriter known for his classic 1978 soft-rock anthem “Magnet and Steel,” recently released a new studio album, Fascination. It’s a musical love letter, of sorts, to Pamela...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Poco’s Rusty Young (Unpublished 2017 Interview with the Late Guitarist/Songwriter)
April 19, 2021
Remembering Poco’s Rusty Young (Unpublished 2017 Interview with the Late Guitarist/Songwriter)

Guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of Poco Rusty Young was a valued friend of Rock Cellar for many years. We’ve had the pleasure of interviewing him often, and he was generous with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | April 2021 Issue
April 16, 2021
April 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our April 2021 features. Nancy Wilson on Being the ‘Boss’ for Her Solo LP ‘You and Me,’ the Power of Women in Music and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson Debuts Eddie Van Halen Tribute, “4 Edward,” from Her New Solo Album ‘You and Me’ Out 5/7
April 16, 2021
Nancy Wilson Debuts Eddie Van Halen Tribute, “4 Edward,” from Her New Solo Album ‘You and Me’ Out 5/7

On May 7, Nancy Wilson of Heart will step out on her own with You and Me. It’ll be the iconic guitarist/songwriter‘s very first proper solo album, and she has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson on Being the ‘Boss’ for Her Solo LP ‘You and Me,’ the Power of Women in Music and Honoring Eddie Van Halen (The Interview)
April 16, 2021
Nancy Wilson on Being the ‘Boss’ for Her Solo LP ‘You and Me,’ the Power of Women in Music and Honoring Eddie Van Halen (The Interview)

The many accomplishments and leadership provided by Nancy Wilson were recognized by the Women’s International Music Network at January 2021’s SheRocks Awards, where the singer/songwriter known for her classic music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton Band Shares ‘Isn’t it a Pity,’ from New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ LP Out 4/23
April 16, 2021
Peter Frampton Band Shares ‘Isn’t it a Pity,’ from New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ LP Out 4/23

On April 23, Peter Frampton and the Peter Frampton Band will release Frampton Forgets the Words, a collection of instrumental covers of songs very near and dear to the heart...

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 | Rest in Peace, Rusty Young of the Band Poco: 1946-2021
April 15, 2021
Rest in Peace, Rusty Young of the Band Poco: 1946-2021

Rusty Young, the California-based musician/guitarist known as a co-founder of the country rock/Americana band Poco, has died at the age of 75 after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday night....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart ‘1975-1978’ 5-LP Box Set Coming 6/4, ft. His First Four Warner Bros. Albums (Pre-Order)
April 15, 2021
Rod Stewart ‘1975-1978’ 5-LP Box Set Coming 6/4, ft. His First Four Warner Bros. Albums (Pre-Order)

When Rod Stewart moved to the United States and inked a record deal with Warner Bros. Records, it marked a significant point in his heralded career — and on June...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie: ‘The Width of a Circle,’ Companion Piece to ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ 50th Anniversary Set, Out 5/28 (Pre-Order)
April 14, 2021
David Bowie: ‘The Width of a Circle,’ Companion Piece to ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ 50th Anniversary Set, Out 5/28 (Pre-Order)

November 2020 saw the release of Metrobolist, a 50th anniversary edition of The Man Who Sold the World from David Bowie, repackaged under the album’s original intended title. Due out...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘TV Dinner’ is a Stylish, Twisted Takedown of Consumerism and Americana from LA’s Holy Wars (Watch)
April 9, 2021
‘TV Dinner’ is a Stylish, Twisted Takedown of Consumerism and Americana from LA’s Holy Wars (Watch)

Holy Wars is a Los Angeles-based “dark pop” band comprised of vocalist Kat Leon, guitarist/producer Nic Perez and drummer Greg Garman — and today, the band unleashed a little slice...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, DMX: Hip-Hop Icon Dies at 50 After Being Placed on Life Support Due to ‘Catastropic Cardiac Arrest’
April 9, 2021
Rest in Peace, DMX: Hip-Hop Icon Dies at 50 After Being Placed on Life Support Due to ‘Catastropic Cardiac Arrest’

Earl Simmons, the acclaimed Grammy-nominated rapper known as DMX with a reputation for a particularly gritty and raspy vocal delivery hits such as “Party Up (Up in Here)” and “Ruff...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with ‘Queen in Finland, 1974’ (Watch)
April 9, 2021
Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with ‘Queen in Finland, 1974’ (Watch)

Queen recently launched a special archival YouTube series commemorating the band’s 50th anniversary, and Queen — the Greatest promises a number of incredible trips through memory lane, so to speak, heralding the English rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inspirational Guitarist/Composer Jason Becker Hospitalized with Shortness of Breath
April 9, 2021
Inspirational Guitarist/Composer Jason Becker Hospitalized with Shortness of Breath

Jason Becker, the guitarist who has maintained a prolific career despite being dealt a tough hand — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease — is an inspiration...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Power-Pop Legends Cheap Trick Return with Confident New Album ‘In Another World’ (Listen)
April 9, 2021
Out Now: Power-Pop Legends Cheap Trick Return with Confident New Album ‘In Another World’ (Listen)

Cheap Trick, the power-pop icons and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act with the respect of millions for decades’ worth of hard work, are back. In Another World is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center
April 8, 2021
Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center

“To those who have been given much, much is expected.” Jesus, Luke 12:48 In our celebrity-worshipping society, some public figures who have attained fame, wealth and power use their privileged position...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Chicago at Carnegie Hall Complete’ Edition (16-CD Deluxe Box Set) Coming 7/16 via Rhino for 50th Anniversary
April 7, 2021
‘Chicago at Carnegie Hall Complete’ Edition (16-CD Deluxe Box Set) Coming 7/16 via Rhino for 50th Anniversary

Chicago was the very first non-classical musical group to play six nights in a row at the famed Carnegie Hall — totaling eight shows between April 5 and 10, 1971...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Queen, Blondie and the Guess Who for March Madness’ Final Four
April 5, 2021
Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Queen, Blondie and the Guess Who for March Madness’ Final Four

This past weekend, the NCAA men’s national basketball championship staged Final Four weekend, in which the Gonzaga Bulldogs and Baylor Bears advanced to the National Championship game. As part of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 and 7-Eleven Got All Mixed Up with a Clever Social Media Swap for April Fools’ Day
April 1, 2021
311 and 7-Eleven Got All Mixed Up with a Clever Social Media Swap for April Fools’ Day

April Fools’ Day used to be the time for all kinds of online shenanigans in the name of jokes and gags, but over the years it’s become difficult to stand...

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 | Gary Numan Holds a Mirror Up to Humankind with Scathing New Song ‘Saints and Liars’
March 29, 2021
Gary Numan Holds a Mirror Up to Humankind with Scathing New Song ‘Saints and Liars’

Intruder is the title of a new studio album from esteemed English singer/songwriter/composer Gary Numan. His 18th full-length record to date and the follow-up to 2017’s Savage (Songs from a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Malcolm Cecil, Pioneering Synth Musician and Stevie Wonder Producer: 1937-2021
March 29, 2021
Rest in Peace Malcolm Cecil, Pioneering Synth Musician and Stevie Wonder Producer: 1937-2021

Malcolm Cecil, a massively important figure in the history of synth and renowned music producer with an eye for innovation, has passed away at the age of 84 after a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Watch ‘Can’t Stop Progress’
March 26, 2021
New from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Watch ‘Can’t Stop Progress’

You Can’t Stop Progress — and that’s precisely the motivation behind a new EP from The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Evanescence Soars Once Again with the Powerful, Emotional New Album ‘The Bitter Truth’
March 26, 2021
Out Now: Evanescence Soars Once Again with the Powerful, Emotional New Album ‘The Bitter Truth’

When diving into an album from Evanescence, you normally expect two distinct qualities: The soaring, incredible vocal feats of singer Amy Lee, and thunderously heavy guitar riffs. That’s the precedent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Peter Frampton Salute His Old Friend David Bowie with New ‘Loving the Alien’ Cover
March 26, 2021
Watch Peter Frampton Salute His Old Friend David Bowie with New ‘Loving the Alien’ Cover

On April 23, The Peter Frampton Band will release Frampton Forgets The Words, an instrumental covers album that finds the guitar legend tackling songs originally made famous by a number of acts spanning styles and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Actress Jessica Walter (‘Arrested Development,’ More): 1941-2021
March 25, 2021
Rest in Peace, Actress Jessica Walter (‘Arrested Development,’ More): 1941-2021

Jessica Walter, the actress whose career spanned five decades and earned her acclaim and multiple Emmy nominations for roles including Lucille Bluth in the comedy series Arrested Development, passed away...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Comedy/Drama Icon George Segal: 1934-2021
March 24, 2021
Rest in Peace, Comedy/Drama Icon George Segal: 1934-2021

Comedy legend George Segal has passed away at the age of 87, it was announced by his family on Monday evening. Said his wife, Sonia: “The family is devastated to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/27 on CBS/CBSN: Watch ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief
March 23, 2021
Sat. 3/27 on CBS/CBSN: Watch ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief

This coming Saturday, March 27, Rock Cellar Productions, in association with the Get Together Foundation, will present All Together Now — LA2, a Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief. The show,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty ‘Live Anthology’ Box Set Giveaway Terms & Conditions
March 23, 2021
Tom Petty ‘Live Anthology’ Box Set Giveaway Terms & Conditions

“Tom Petty ‘Live Anthology’ Box Set” Giveaway Official Rules NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judy Collins Shares New Single ‘White Bird,’ from ‘White Bird – Anthology Of Favorites’ Collection Out 5/21
March 19, 2021
Judy Collins Shares New Single ‘White Bird,’ from ‘White Bird – Anthology Of Favorites’ Collection Out 5/21

Legendary singer/songwriter and influential folk icon Judy Collins has crafted an unrivaled reputation as one of the most gifted to ever take up the craft, and on May 7 she will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from T Bear (a.k.a. Richard T. Bear): Stream ‘Give It Up,’ ft. Stephen Stills and Walter Trout
March 19, 2021
New from T Bear (a.k.a. Richard T. Bear): Stream ‘Give It Up,’ ft. Stephen Stills and Walter Trout

Singer/songwriter/actor T Bear, otherwise known as Richard T. Bear, is readying his first new studio album in 30 years — as he’ll release Fresh Bear Tracks on April 16 via Quarto...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Ringo Starr Has a Blast with New ‘Zoom In’ EP ft. Pals Paul McCartney, Finneas, Sheryl Crow, Dave Grohl, Steve Lukather & More (Listen)
March 18, 2021
Out Now: Ringo Starr Has a Blast with New ‘Zoom In’ EP ft. Pals Paul McCartney, Finneas, Sheryl Crow, Dave Grohl, Steve Lukather & More (Listen)

Zoom In is the title of the brand new EP from Ringo Starr out today, and it’s safe to say the Beatles legend made the most out its five new songs....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young
March 18, 2021
Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young

This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and telethon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 3/19: Papa Roach Hosting ‘Greatest Hits Vol. 2: In Conversation’ Live Stream, Hosted by Allison Hagendorf
March 18, 2021
3/19: Papa Roach Hosting ‘Greatest Hits Vol. 2: In Conversation’ Live Stream, Hosted by Allison Hagendorf

Greatest Hits Vol. 2: The Better Noise Years is a new compilation from Papa Roach slated for release this Friday, March 19. In addition to the new album, which brings...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Behind the Scenes with ‘Nature’s Light,’ the New Album from Blackmore’s Night (Ritchie Blackmore  + Candice Night)
March 16, 2021
Go Behind the Scenes with ‘Nature’s Light,’ the New Album from Blackmore’s Night (Ritchie Blackmore + Candice Night)

On March 12 (last week!), Blackmore’s Night — the “Renaissance rock band” fronted by famed guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow) and his wife, singer/multi-instrumentalist Candice Night (backed by a “band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/20: Rock Cellar & the Get Together Foundation Present ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Benefit Streaming Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief
March 16, 2021
Sat. 3/20: Rock Cellar & the Get Together Foundation Present ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Benefit Streaming Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief

This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | March 2021 Issue
March 12, 2021
March 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our March 2021 features. Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview) Andra Day Q&A:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Suzi Quatro: Watch a New Video for the Blistering ‘ Sold My Soul Today,’ Album ‘The Devil in Me’ Out 3/26
March 12, 2021
New Suzi Quatro: Watch a New Video for the Blistering ‘ Sold My Soul Today,’ Album ‘The Devil in Me’ Out 3/26

On March 26, Suzi Quatro — known in music history as the first “breakout” female bass player to become a bona fide “rock star” with a string of international hits in the...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mindi Abair: New ‘Best Of’ Album Coming 4/2; Special Facebook Live Album Pre-Release Event Tonight 3/9
March 9, 2021
Mindi Abair: New ‘Best Of’ Album Coming 4/2; Special Facebook Live Album Pre-Release Event Tonight 3/9

Mindi Abair, renowned saxophonist/vocalist/author who served as the featured sax player on American Idol for two seasons among many other accomplishments (including a nomination for the 2021 Blues Music Award for Best...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gary Numan Shares ‘I Am Screaming,’ from New Album ‘Intruder’ Coming 5/21 (Pre-Order)
March 9, 2021
Gary Numan Shares ‘I Am Screaming,’ from New Album ‘Intruder’ Coming 5/21 (Pre-Order)

Intruder is the title of a new studio album from revered English singer/songwriter/composer Gary Numan. It’s his 18th full-length record to date and the follow-up to 2017’s Savage (Songs from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson Shares New Song ‘You and Me,’ a Touching Tribute to Her Mother (Listen/Pre-Order New LP Out 5/7)
March 9, 2021
Nancy Wilson Shares New Song ‘You and Me,’ a Touching Tribute to Her Mother (Listen/Pre-Order New LP Out 5/7)

On May 7, Nancy Wilson of Heart will release her first-ever solo album, and the title track to You and Me was debuted this week. A musical salute to her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | It’s 311 Day: Did You Catch the Unexpected ‘Amber’ Reference in the ‘WandaVision’ Series Finale?
March 8, 2021
It’s 311 Day: Did You Catch the Unexpected ‘Amber’ Reference in the ‘WandaVision’ Series Finale?

This Thursday, March 11, is 311 Day, the annual celebration of the long-running rap/rock/reggae band 311. The Los-Angeles-by-way-of-Omaha ensemble has cultivated a dedicated fan base over the years, a testament...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Buzzworthy Indie/Pop Act girl in red Releasing Debut LP ‘if i could make it go quiet’ 4/30; Stream “Serotonin”
March 5, 2021
Buzzworthy Indie/Pop Act girl in red Releasing Debut LP ‘if i could make it go quiet’ 4/30; Stream “Serotonin”

With girl in red, 22-year-old Norwegian singer/songwriter Marie Ulven has attained a metric ton of attention over the past few years with a series of EPs recorded in her bedroom. Thematically,...

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 | Tom Petty: ‘Finding Wildflowers (Alternate Versions)’ Out 4/16; Stream ‘You Saw Me Comin”
March 4, 2021
Tom Petty: ‘Finding Wildflowers (Alternate Versions)’ Out 4/16; Stream ‘You Saw Me Comin”

Finding Wildflowers (Alternate Versions) is a new collection of material from Tom Petty that first surfaced on the limited edition Super Deluxe 9-LP version of Wildflowers & All the Rest,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wolf Alice Previews New Album ‘Blue Weekend’ (First Since 2017) with New Song/Video “The Last Man On Earth”
March 3, 2021
Wolf Alice Previews New Album ‘Blue Weekend’ (First Since 2017) with New Song/Video “The Last Man On Earth”

It’s been a while since we heard from Wolf Alice, the acclaimed English indie/rock band that won the U.K.’s coveted Mercury Prize with its 2017 album Visions of a Life...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wolfgang Van Halen’s Mammoth WVH: ‘Distance’ Hits No. 1 on Rock Charts; ‘You’re to Blame’ Lyric Video Debuted
March 3, 2021
Wolfgang Van Halen’s Mammoth WVH: ‘Distance’ Hits No. 1 on Rock Charts; ‘You’re to Blame’ Lyric Video Debuted

Since its debut in mid-November, “Distance” has been a huge success for Mammoth WVH, the musical project helmed by Wolfgang Van Halen. His heartfelt musical tribute to his late father,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Reggae Legend Bunny Wailer: 1947-2021
March 2, 2021
Rest in Peace, Reggae Legend Bunny Wailer: 1947-2021

Neville Livingston, who grew to become a reggae legend under the name Bunny Wailer, has passed away at the age of 73. The news was confirmed on Tuesday, with Wailer’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Uplifting New Video for ‘Hold On’ by Tin Drum, ft. Mary Harris & Burleigh Drummond of Ambrosia
March 1, 2021
Watch the Uplifting New Video for ‘Hold On’ by Tin Drum, ft. Mary Harris & Burleigh Drummond of Ambrosia

Tin Drum is the “family band” project of musically inclined husband/wife team Burleigh Drummond and Mary Harris, both members of esteemed Los Angeles yacht rock band Ambrosia. “Hold On” is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Queen: Rock Tour,’ The First-Ever Mobile Game from Queen, is Available Now on Android/iOS Devices
March 1, 2021
‘Queen: Rock Tour,’ The First-Ever Mobile Game from Queen, is Available Now on Android/iOS Devices

The music and essence of Queen is undeniable. The English rock band‘s influence still felt today, decades after the passing of show-stopping front man Freddie Mercury. Queen’s songs are engrained...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Richie Furay Previews New ‘Return to the Troubadour’ Live CD/DVD (Out 4/2) with a Performance of ‘C’mon’
March 1, 2021
Richie Furay Previews New ‘Return to the Troubadour’ Live CD/DVD (Out 4/2) with a Performance of ‘C’mon’

On April 2, Richie Furay will commemorate his legacy with Poco, Buffalo Springfield, The Souther Hillman Furay Band and beyond when the singer/songwriter releases 50th Anniversary Return to the Troubadour, a special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Peter Frampton Band Cover Roxy Music’s ‘Avalon,’ from ‘Frampton Forgets The Words’ Out 4/23
February 26, 2021
Watch The Peter Frampton Band Cover Roxy Music’s ‘Avalon,’ from ‘Frampton Forgets The Words’ Out 4/23

On April 23, The Peter Frampton Band will release Frampton Forgets The Words, an instrumental covers album that finds the guitar legend tackling songs originally made famous by a number...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Julien Baker Cuts Deep with Devastating, Nuanced New Album ‘Little Oblivions’ (Listen/Review)
February 26, 2021
Out Now: Julien Baker Cuts Deep with Devastating, Nuanced New Album ‘Little Oblivions’ (Listen/Review)

Little Oblivions is an absolutely crushing new album from singer/songwriter Julien Baker, her third overall and the follow-up to 2017’s Turn Out the Lights. Simmering, complex emotions are on display...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday, George Harrison: A Toast to the Beatles Legend on His 78th Birthday
February 25, 2021
Happy Birthday, George Harrison: A Toast to the Beatles Legend on His 78th Birthday

Note: Portions of this article originally ran previously to commemorate prior birthdays of the late, great George Harrison. Today, February 25, would have been George Harrison‘s 78th birthday — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Jose Gonzalez: Watch a Video for ‘El Invento,’ His First New Song Since 2015
February 17, 2021
New from Jose Gonzalez: Watch a Video for ‘El Invento,’ His First New Song Since 2015

Esteemed singer/songwriter Jose Gonzalez (who rose to fame after covering The Knife’s “Heartbeats,” his version from 2003’s Veneer going on to be streamed more than a billion times and becoming...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Rupert Neve, Audio Recording Innovator: 1926-2021
February 15, 2021
Rest in Peace Rupert Neve, Audio Recording Innovator: 1926-2021

Rupert Neve has passed away at the age of 94, it was announced via the official website of the revolutionary figure of the audio recording industry. His estate noted that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young: 1971 Solo Live Album/Film ‘Young Shakespeare’ Coming 3/26; Preview with ‘Tell Me Why’
February 12, 2021
Neil Young: 1971 Solo Live Album/Film ‘Young Shakespeare’ Coming 3/26; Preview with ‘Tell Me Why’

On March 26, Neil Young will head back to the vaults once again for the release of Young Shakespeare, a previously unreleased 1971 live album/concert film depicting an intimate performance...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Jon Anderson Unearths Garage Stash for ‘1000 Hands: Chapter One’ (& Dreams of Yes Reunion)
February 11, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Jon Anderson Unearths Garage Stash for ‘1000 Hands: Chapter One’ (& Dreams of Yes Reunion)

As a founding member of Yes, Jon Anderson co-wrote many of the prog rock group’s classic songs, including “Owner Of A Lonely Heart,” “Roundabout,” “Your Move,” and “I’ve Seen All...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘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 | New Music Channel The Coda Collection, Launched by Yoko Ono & Janie Hendrix, Arriving on Prime Video 2/18
February 10, 2021
New Music Channel The Coda Collection, Launched by Yoko Ono & Janie Hendrix, Arriving on Prime Video 2/18

Announced recently, The Coda Collection is a new, dedicated Amazon Prime Video channel for the most devoted music fans. Spearheaded by Yoko Ono and Janie Hendrix (and backed by Sony...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Mary Wilson of the Supremes: 1944-2021
February 8, 2021
Rest in Peace, Mary Wilson of the Supremes: 1944-2021

Mary Wilson, co-founder of the trailblazing Motown group The Supremes, has died at the age of 76. The sad news was passed along late Monday evening from various sources, noting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Miley Cyrus Play with Joan Jett, Billy Idol and Steve Stevens at the Super Bowl LV Pregame Show
February 8, 2021
Watch Miley Cyrus Play with Joan Jett, Billy Idol and Steve Stevens at the Super Bowl LV Pregame Show

Part of the pregame festivities for Super Bowl LV this past Sunday saw Miley Cyrus team up with two very special guests: Billy Idol and guitarist Steve Stevens. As part...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Actor Christopher Plummer: 1929-2021
February 5, 2021
Rest in Peace, Legendary Actor Christopher Plummer: 1929-2021

Christopher Plummer, the esteemed actor of stage and screen whose career spanned seven decades, has passed away at the age of 91. The news was confirmed on Friday, with Deadline...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Hayley Williams Finds Inspiration in Isolation with ‘Flowers for Vases / descansos,’ Her New Album Recorded at Home
February 4, 2021
Out Now: Hayley Williams Finds Inspiration in Isolation with ‘Flowers for Vases / descansos,’ Her New Album Recorded at Home

On Wednesday night, Hayley Williams announced that she had a new record to release — imminently — and now, FLOWERS for VASES / descansos is here. The first album release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eve 6 Rides the Wave of New Social Media Relevance with a New Song, ‘black nova,’ New EP Coming 6/25
February 4, 2021
Eve 6 Rides the Wave of New Social Media Relevance with a New Song, ‘black nova,’ New EP Coming 6/25

If Eve 6 — the band responsible for 1998’s “heart in a blender” song — has been on your radar lately, it means you’re Very Online. The past few weeks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Country Star Morgan Wallen Dropped by CMT + Radio, Record Deal Suspended After Racial Slur Video
February 3, 2021
Country Star Morgan Wallen Dropped by CMT + Radio, Record Deal Suspended After Racial Slur Video

Morgan Wallen, one of the most popular country/pop artists currently in the mainstream scene, landed in hot water this week when TMZ published a video of Wallen and his friends...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dolly Parton on COVID-19 Vaccine: ‘I’m Not Going to Jump the Line Just Because I Could’
February 2, 2021
Dolly Parton on COVID-19 Vaccine: ‘I’m Not Going to Jump the Line Just Because I Could’

In a new interview with the Associated Press published on Tuesday, Dolly Parton spoke from the heart when asked about her plans to get the COVID-19 vaccine. It was Parton,...

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 | Rich Mattson and the Northstars: New Album “Skylights” & Virtual Release Show — Friday 2/5
February 2, 2021
Rich Mattson and the Northstars: New Album “Skylights” & Virtual Release Show — Friday 2/5

Followers of Minneapolis music are well aware of the Rich Mattson brand.  From his days with the popular alt-country-rock band Ol’ Yeller, through his bands The Glenrustles, The Tisdales, The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Making Rainbows Out of Something Painful: Arlo Parks Emerges with Debut Album ‘Collapsed in Sunbeams’
January 29, 2021
Making Rainbows Out of Something Painful: Arlo Parks Emerges with Debut Album ‘Collapsed in Sunbeams’

Collapsed in Sunbeams is the debut full-length album from Arlo Parks, a 20-year-old singer/songwriter from England that leaves it all on the table, so to speak, in the name of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton Covers Radiohead’s ‘Reckoner,’ Instrumental Covers LP ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Out 4/23 (Preview)
January 29, 2021
Peter Frampton Covers Radiohead’s ‘Reckoner,’ Instrumental Covers LP ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Out 4/23 (Preview)

On April 23, Peter Frampton will add to his illustrious career with a new album titled Frampton Forgets the Words — a clever title for an album of instrumental covers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Richie Furay: 50th Anniversary ‘Return to the Troubadour’ Live Album/DVD Out 4/2 (Preview)
January 28, 2021
Richie Furay: 50th Anniversary ‘Return to the Troubadour’ Live Album/DVD Out 4/2 (Preview)

On April 2, Richie Furay will commemorate his legacy with Poco, Buffalo Springfield, The Souther Hillman Furay Band and beyond when the singer/songwriter releases 50th Anniversary Return to the Troubadour,...

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 | New from Blackmore’s Night (ft. Ritchie Blackmore + Candice Night): ‘Four Winds,’ New Album Out 3/12
January 22, 2021
New from Blackmore’s Night (ft. Ritchie Blackmore + Candice Night): ‘Four Winds,’ New Album Out 3/12

Blackmore’s Night — the “Renaissance rock band” fronted by famed guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow) and his wife, singer/multi-instrumentalist Candice Night (backed by a “band of minstrels”), will release a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Bernie Sanders Meme is a Perfect Fit on Classic Album Covers (Beatles, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac & More)
January 22, 2021
The Bernie Sanders Meme is a Perfect Fit on Classic Album Covers (Beatles, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac & More)

Earlier this week, a simple image made its way onto the internet: United States Senator Bernie Sanders, sitting in folding chair at the Inauguration Day events in Washington, D.C. …...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Randy Parton, Younger Brother of Dolly Parton: 1953-2021
January 21, 2021
Rest in Peace, Randy Parton, Younger Brother of Dolly Parton: 1953-2021

On Thursday, Dolly Parton issued a lengthy statement regarding the passing of her brother, Randy Parton, who died at age 67 after a battle with cancer. My brother Randy has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Bruce Springsteen Play from the Steps of the Lincoln Memorial for Inauguration Day’s ‘Celebrating America’
January 21, 2021
Watch Bruce Springsteen Play from the Steps of the Lincoln Memorial for Inauguration Day’s ‘Celebrating America’

Bruce Springsteen was among the A-list musical acts that participated in Celebrating America, the Inauguration Day primetime special that aired on multiple networks and platforms Wednesday evening, hours after President...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Foo Fighters Dedicate ‘Times Like These’ to the ‘Unshakeable’ Teachers of the U.S. in Inauguration Day’s ‘Celebrating America’
January 21, 2021
Watch the Foo Fighters Dedicate ‘Times Like These’ to the ‘Unshakeable’ Teachers of the U.S. in Inauguration Day’s ‘Celebrating America’

On Wednesday night, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters took part in Celebrating America, the primetime special hosted by Tom Hanks and featuring a number of music icons performing from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the New Radicals Play ‘You Get What You Give’ (for the First Time in 22 Years) on Inauguration Day
January 20, 2021
Watch the New Radicals Play ‘You Get What You Give’ (for the First Time in 22 Years) on Inauguration Day

After Wednesday’s Inauguration Day events for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, a virtual parade across the United States was streamed on multiple platforms. This included a reunion...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson’s ‘Fanatic’ Epiphone Guitar Available Now; Honoree of 2021 She Rocks Awards 1/22, Part of NAMM Believe in Music Week
January 19, 2021
Nancy Wilson’s ‘Fanatic’ Epiphone Guitar Available Now; Honoree of 2021 She Rocks Awards 1/22, Part of NAMM Believe in Music Week

This Friday, Jan. 22, Nancy Wilson of Heart will be among the list of honorees of the 2021 She Rocks Awards. The ceremony, which usually takes place at the NAMM...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Spector Issues Statement About Phil Spector’s Death: ‘He Was a Brilliant Producer, But a Lousy Husband’
January 18, 2021
Ronnie Spector Issues Statement About Phil Spector’s Death: ‘He Was a Brilliant Producer, But a Lousy Husband’

On Sunday, news came through that legendary producer-turned-convicted-murder Phil Spector had passed away in prison at the age of 81. TMZ updated the story with a report that Spector had died...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, New York Dolls Guitarist Sylvain Sylvain: 1951-2021
January 15, 2021
Rest in Peace, New York Dolls Guitarist Sylvain Sylvain: 1951-2021

Sylvain Sylvain, a key member of the New York Dolls’ pioneering sound and an icon of glam and punk music, has died at the age of 69, per reports Thursday...

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 | Spend Valentine’s Day with Rick Springfield and His ‘Orchestrating My Life’ Pay-Per-View Event
January 14, 2021
Spend Valentine’s Day with Rick Springfield and His ‘Orchestrating My Life’ Pay-Per-View Event

What are you doing for Valentine’s Day? Given the state of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s probably safe to assume you’ll be at home … and if you are, and you...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Bridges Shares Lymphoma Treatment Update: He’s ‘Elated’ After Tumor Has ‘Drastically Shrunk’
January 14, 2021
Jeff Bridges Shares Lymphoma Treatment Update: He’s ‘Elated’ After Tumor Has ‘Drastically Shrunk’

Beloved actor/activist/musician Jeff Bridges has issued another update on his website and social media channels regarding his ongoing treatment for lymphoma, and the latest update is a good one: He...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RIP Master Illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher of Siegfried & Roy, Who Has Died at 81
January 14, 2021
RIP Master Illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher of Siegfried & Roy, Who Has Died at 81

Siegfried Fischbacher, one half of the legendary illusionist duo and Las Vegas mainstay Siegfried and Roy, has passed away at the age of 81 after a fight with pancreatic cancer....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blackmore’s Night (ft. Ritchie Blackmore + Candice Night) Releasing New Album ‘Nature’s Light’ 3/12
January 13, 2021
Blackmore’s Night (ft. Ritchie Blackmore + Candice Night) Releasing New Album ‘Nature’s Light’ 3/12

On March 12, Blackmore’s Night — the “Renaissance rock band” fronted by famed guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow) and his wife, singer/multi-instrumentalist Candice Night (backed by a “band of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Story of ‘Rock Camp’ and the Thrills of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp: Q&A with Filmmaker Doug Blush
January 12, 2021
The Story of ‘Rock Camp’ and the Thrills of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp: Q&A with Filmmaker Doug Blush

So you want to be a rock star? Rock ‘n Roll Fantasy Camp — where ordinary people rub shoulders with and learn from legendary performers and working musicians — may...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)
January 8, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)

Rick Wakeman cemented his reputation as one of the godfathers of progressive rock after joining Yes in 1971. The keyboardist’s first album with the band, Fragile, included two staples of...

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 Go-Go’s Acclaimed 2020 Documentary Film Hitting Blu-ray/DVD/Digital on 2/5 (Preview/Pre-Order)
January 7, 2021
The Go-Go’s Acclaimed 2020 Documentary Film Hitting Blu-ray/DVD/Digital on 2/5 (Preview/Pre-Order)

This past summer, The Go-Go’s enjoyed a bit of a resurgence, premiering a new track titled “Club Zero” and basking in the glow of an acclaimed new documentary film, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lindsey Buckingham Sold Publishing Rights to Both His Solo Music and Fleetwood Mac Material
January 5, 2021
Lindsey Buckingham Sold Publishing Rights to Both His Solo Music and Fleetwood Mac Material

Hipgnosis Songs Fund Ltd and the Family (Music) Ltd. has acquired the robust publishing and writing rights of the catalog of music belonging to guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, it was reported...

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 | Rest in Peace, Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers: 1942-2021
January 3, 2021
Rest in Peace, Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers: 1942-2021

On Sunday, it was announced that  Gerry Marsden, the legendary front man of Gerry and the Pacemakers, has passed away at age 78 after a “short illness,” according to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Guns N’ Roses Cover Soundgarden’s ‘Black Hole Sun’ in Pro-Shot Clip from 2019
December 31, 2020
Watch Guns N’ Roses Cover Soundgarden’s ‘Black Hole Sun’ in Pro-Shot Clip from 2019

For a while now, Guns N’ Roses have been dipping into the vault of the band’s robust recent live catalog for clips as a means of keeping fans entertained. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Seger Honors Alto Reed After Longtime Saxophonist Dies at 72 of Colon Cancer
December 30, 2020
Bob Seger Honors Alto Reed After Longtime Saxophonist Dies at 72 of Colon Cancer

Saxophonist Alto Reed, esteemed for his decades of work alongside Bob Seger in the Silver Bullet Band, has died at age 72 after a battle with stage four colon cancer....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Shares 1987 ‘Silent Night’ Performance as a Christmas Gift ‘Because I Think the World Might Need It’
December 24, 2020
Stevie Nicks Shares 1987 ‘Silent Night’ Performance as a Christmas Gift ‘Because I Think the World Might Need It’

In 1987, Stevie Nicks performed “Silent Night” on the English music program Top of the Pops, as part of the show’s Christmas special. This Christmas Eve, the legendary singer/songwriter shared a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr Wishes Us All a ‘Happy New Year … Or a Different New Year’ in New 2020 Recap Video
December 24, 2020
Ringo Starr Wishes Us All a ‘Happy New Year … Or a Different New Year’ in New 2020 Recap Video

With 2020 just days away from coming to an end — finally — it’s time to look ahead to 2021. In a recent end-of-the-year recap video shared by Ringo Starr...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Guitar Icon Leslie West of Mountain: 1945-2020
December 23, 2020
Rest in Peace, Guitar Icon Leslie West of Mountain: 1945-2020

On Wednesday, it was confirmed by Dean Guitars that Leslie West, co-founder, guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the band Mountain, has passed away at the age of 75 from cardiac...

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 | Go Behind-The-Scenes of the New Video for ‘Something Could Happen,’ from Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’
December 21, 2020
Go Behind-The-Scenes of the New Video for ‘Something Could Happen,’ from Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’

Earlier this month, a new music video was premiered for “Something Could Happen,” one of the previously unheard songs included in October’s excellent Wildflowers & All the Rest release from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr Shares New Video for ‘Here’s to the Nights,’ His Star-Filled New Song Written by Diane Warren
December 18, 2020
Ringo Starr Shares New Video for ‘Here’s to the Nights,’ His Star-Filled New Song Written by Diane Warren

Earlier this week, Ringo Starr shared a new song titled “Here’s to the Nights,” a new composition written by Diane Warren. Lyrically, the song is one of hope and uplift...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr & a *Ton* of His Friends End 2020 with the Uplifting ‘Here’s to the Nights,’ Written by Diane Warren
December 16, 2020
Ringo Starr & a *Ton* of His Friends End 2020 with the Uplifting ‘Here’s to the Nights,’ Written by Diane Warren

Ringo Starr and a slew of his A-list music icon friends shared a new song on Wednesday, and “Here’s to the Nights” packs more stars into one four-minute song than...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Neal Schon (Journey) Covers Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Prince, More on New Album ‘Universe’ (Listen)
December 15, 2020
Out Now: Neal Schon (Journey) Covers Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Prince, More on New Album ‘Universe’ (Listen)

Journey founder Neal Schon recently returned with Universe, a new solo album from the acclaimed guitarist/composer featuring fifteen songs spanning “symphonic classical blues, R&B, soul and rock-fusion,” per a news...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dave Grohl + Greg Kurstin Cover Bob Dylan & More with Ongoing ‘The Hanukkah Sessions’ Series
December 15, 2020
Watch Dave Grohl + Greg Kurstin Cover Bob Dylan & More with Ongoing ‘The Hanukkah Sessions’ Series

We’re five days into The Hanukkah Sessions, the new collaborative covers series from Dave Grohl and his musical pal, acclaimed (and seven-time GRAMMY-winning) producer Greg Kurstin. Launched last week in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | December 2020 Issue
December 14, 2020
December 2020 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our December2020 features. Gordon Lightfoot on ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ Documentary, Live Stream Concert 12/18 and the Long Road He’s Traveled (The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Previously Unseen Footage of Eddie Van Halen’s Emotional Visit with Jason Becker in 1996
December 14, 2020
Watch Previously Unseen Footage of Eddie Van Halen’s Emotional Visit with Jason Becker in 1996

Jason Becker, the musician/guitarist who has maintained a prolific career despite being dealt a tough hand — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease — is an inspiration...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Charley Pride: Country Icon Dies at 86 from Complications from COVID-19
December 12, 2020
Rest in Peace, Charley Pride: Country Icon Dies at 86 from Complications from COVID-19

On Saturday, it was announced that Charley Pride, the legendary country artist and the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died at the age of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 12/12: Watch a Re-Stream of Project Kids-Care, a Streaming Charity Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More
December 11, 2020
Sat. 12/12: Watch a Re-Stream of Project Kids-Care, a Streaming Charity Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More

On Nov. 28, a special online charity streaming telethon event titled Project Kids-Care took place with one goal in mind: helping underserved children in the Los Angeles area this holiday season. It’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘No One Sings Like You Anymore,’ a Collection of Chris Cornell Covers Recorded in 2016
December 11, 2020
Out Now: ‘No One Sings Like You Anymore,’ a Collection of Chris Cornell Covers Recorded in 2016

There truly was no one like Chris Cornell, and today, Dec. 11, the family of the late vocalist of Soundgarden and Audioslave releases No One Sings Like You Anymore, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Neil Young Revisits ‘After the Gold Rush’ for 50th Anniversary Edition (Listen/Buy)
December 11, 2020
Out Now: Neil Young Revisits ‘After the Gold Rush’ for 50th Anniversary Edition (Listen/Buy)

1970’s After the Gold Rush was a significant release for Neil Young. His third proper studio album as a solo artist, the record celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, and today,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear a New Acoustic Version of ‘Simmer,’ from Hayley Williams’ Upcoming ‘Self-Serenades’ EP Out 12/18
December 10, 2020
Hear a New Acoustic Version of ‘Simmer,’ from Hayley Williams’ Upcoming ‘Self-Serenades’ EP Out 12/18

Petals for Armor, the 2020 solo album from Hayley Williams, marked a stark departure from her time fronting Paramore. The album was a revelation, a powerful collection of eclectic material that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin ‘Hanukkah Sessions’: Beastie Boys, Drake, Bob Dylan and More, One for Each Night of Hanukkah (Listen)
December 10, 2020
Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin ‘Hanukkah Sessions’: Beastie Boys, Drake, Bob Dylan and More, One for Each Night of Hanukkah (Listen)

The Hanukkah Sessions was launched by Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin on Dec. 10 — here’s every performance thus far in the series.  Hanukkah begins tonight, Dec. 10, and Dave...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Hayley Williams and Her Band Play Three ‘Petals for Armor’ Songs in an Energetic NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
December 9, 2020
Watch Hayley Williams and Her Band Play Three ‘Petals for Armor’ Songs in an Energetic NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Released back in early May, Petals for Armor was a powerful, cohesive musical statement from Hayley Williams, her first solo album after years of records with the alt/indie-pop band Paramore....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gwen Stefani Flashes Back to Her Ska-Punk Days in No Doubt with New Song ‘Let Me Reintroduce Myself’ (Listen)
December 8, 2020
Gwen Stefani Flashes Back to Her Ska-Punk Days in No Doubt with New Song ‘Let Me Reintroduce Myself’ (Listen)

Gwen Stefani would like you to know she hasn’t forgotten her roots. Even as the singer/The Voice judge has built a massively successful solo career after breaking from Orange County-based...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Sean & Julian Lennon and Pete Best Honor John Lennon on 40th Anniversary of His Death
December 8, 2020
Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Sean & Julian Lennon and Pete Best Honor John Lennon on 40th Anniversary of His Death

Today, Dec. 8, marks the 40th anniversary of the tragic day John Lennon was killed outside the Dakota building in his beloved New York City. It’s a time for reflection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered on the 40th Anniversary of His Tragic Death on Dec. 8, 1980
December 8, 2020
John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered on the 40th Anniversary of His Tragic Death on Dec. 8, 1980

John Lennon was shot to death outside the Dakota apartment building in New York City 40 years ago today, Dec. 8. The years since his unthinkable murder have added a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Dave Mason Q&A — Re-Recording ‘Alone Together,’ Keeping Busy in Quarantine & Penning an Autobiography
December 7, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Dave Mason Q&A — Re-Recording ‘Alone Together,’ Keeping Busy in Quarantine & Penning an Autobiography

Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing, continues with our interview with singer-songwriter and guitarist Dave Mason, whose short tenure with Traffic produced the classic “Feelin’ Alright,” a song recorded by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Seasonal Shift,’ a Thoughtful Holiday Album from Calexico (Listen)
December 4, 2020
Out Now: ‘Seasonal Shift,’ a Thoughtful Holiday Album from Calexico (Listen)

On Friday, Joey Burns and John Conventino of Arizona-based indie/Tex-Mex band Calexico released Seasonal Shift. It’s a collection of songs put together in time for a release ahead of the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Stand and Deliver,’ the Aggressive New Anti-Lockdown Song from Eric Clapton & Van Morrison
December 4, 2020
Hear ‘Stand and Deliver,’ the Aggressive New Anti-Lockdown Song from Eric Clapton & Van Morrison

Last week, music legends Eric Clapton and Van Morrison elicited strong reactions around the internet by announcing a new single, “Stand and Deliver,” a continuation of Van Morrison‘s recent string...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Conan O’Brien and the Basic Cable Band Play the Chuck Berry Holiday Classic, ‘Run Rudolph Run’
December 3, 2020
Watch Conan O’Brien and the Basic Cable Band Play the Chuck Berry Holiday Classic, ‘Run Rudolph Run’

On Nov. 28, Conan O’Brien and some of his musical colleagues were kind enough to participate in Project Kids-Care, an online streaming telethon event put on by the Get Together...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Styx’s New Video for ‘Too Much Time On My Hands,’ Premiered in Time for Wednesday’s Steelers Game
December 2, 2020
Watch Styx’s New Video for ‘Too Much Time On My Hands,’ Premiered in Time for Wednesday’s Steelers Game

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens battled it out in an NFL game that was postponed on Thanksgiving due to several players testing positive for COVID-19.  The delay...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Ann Wilson, Metallica, Billy Corgan and More Cover Alice in Chains for Museum of Pop Culture Award Ceremony
December 2, 2020
Watch Ann Wilson, Metallica, Billy Corgan and More Cover Alice in Chains for Museum of Pop Culture Award Ceremony

On Tuesday night, a number of rock and roll luminaries paid homage to Alice in Chains, the recipients of the Museum of Pop Culture’s Founders Award. The Seattle-based rock/grunge band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | COVID-19 Vaccines: Should Americans Get Inoculated When/If a Coronavirus Shot is Made Public?
December 1, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccines: Should Americans Get Inoculated When/If a Coronavirus Shot is Made Public?

“I’ve looked at life from both sides nowFrom win and lose and still somehowIt’s life’s illusions I recallI really don’t know life at all”— Joni Mitchell “Both Sides Now” –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | CatSong Festival: 40+ Artists (ft. Dave Matthews, Haim, More) to Cover Yusuf/Cat Stevens in Special 12/5 Live Stream Event
November 30, 2020
CatSong Festival: 40+ Artists (ft. Dave Matthews, Haim, More) to Cover Yusuf/Cat Stevens in Special 12/5 Live Stream Event

This coming Friday, Dec. 4, legendary singer/songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens will commemorate the 50th anniversaries of his crucial 1970 albums Mona Bone Jakon and Tea For the Tillerman with special reissues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Jesse Colin Young Returns to His Roots with New Acoustic Album, ‘Highway Troubadour’ (Listen/Buy)
November 27, 2020
Out Now: Jesse Colin Young Returns to His Roots with New Acoustic Album, ‘Highway Troubadour’ (Listen/Buy)

Highway Troubadour is a new album of reimagined songs from throughout the heralded career of singer/songwriter Jesse Colin Young, and the record is out today. The project provides a fresh...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eric Clapton & Van Morrison Teaming Up on New Anti-Lockdown Song, ‘Stand and Deliver’ — Premiering 12/4
November 27, 2020
Eric Clapton & Van Morrison Teaming Up on New Anti-Lockdown Song, ‘Stand and Deliver’ — Premiering 12/4

Recent weeks have seen the premiere of a trio of aggressive and not-too-subtle “anti-lockdown” protest songs from Van Morrison, as the Irish songwriting legend has made no bones about his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 11/28: Watch Project Kids-Care, an Online Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More
November 25, 2020
Sat. 11/28: Watch Project Kids-Care, an Online Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More

This Saturday, Nov. 28, a special online charity streaming telethon event titled Project Kids-Care will take place with one goal in mind: helping underserved children in the Los Angeles area...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Argentinian Soccer Legend Diego Maradona: 1960-2020
November 25, 2020
Rest in Peace, Argentinian Soccer Legend Diego Maradona: 1960-2020

Diego Maradona, one of the most legendary soccer players and a man whose incredible on-field exploits elevated his influence and legacy, has passed away at the age of 60, it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Tribute to Freddie Mercury on the 29th Anniversary of His Death (Including Posts from Brian May + Roger Taylor)
November 24, 2020
A Tribute to Freddie Mercury on the 29th Anniversary of His Death (Including Posts from Brian May + Roger Taylor)

Today, Nov. 24, is the 29th anniversary of the passing of Freddie Mercury, legendary singer of the band Queen. The dynamic vocalist (born Farrokh Bulsara) who captivated the world with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Share ‘Club Zero’ Music Video; Acclaimed 2020 Documentary Coming to Blu-ray/Digital Feb. 5
November 23, 2020
The Go-Go’s Share ‘Club Zero’ Music Video; Acclaimed 2020 Documentary Coming to Blu-ray/Digital Feb. 5

On July 31, Showtime premiered The Go-Go’s, a new documentary film on the trailblazing Los Angeles-based punk/New Wave group of the 1980s — and on Feb, 5, 2021, the film...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: A ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Album of Stripped-Down Songs from John Fogerty and His Kids (Listen/Buy)
November 20, 2020
Out Now: A ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Album of Stripped-Down Songs from John Fogerty and His Kids (Listen/Buy)

The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a pall on much of 2020 for most people, that goes without saying — but it marked a creative streak from rock icon John Fogerty,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Unleash ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Hosting Live Stream from the Troubadour Tonight 11/20
November 20, 2020
Out Now: Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Unleash ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Hosting Live Stream from the Troubadour Tonight 11/20

Wreckless Abandon may be a new album from the Dirty Knobs, featuring longtime Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell, but it is not a “new project” for Campbell....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Rising Star Beabadoobee Perform ‘Care,’ from Her New Album ‘Fake It Flowers,’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
November 19, 2020
Watch Rising Star Beabadoobee Perform ‘Care,’ from Her New Album ‘Fake It Flowers,’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Last month, rising indie/rock singer/songwriter Beabadoobee (real name: Bea Kristi) released her debut full-length album, Fake It Flowers. The album comes after a series of head-turning EPs from the 20-year-old...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greg Lake ‘Anthology’ CD/Vinyl Out 11/20; Watch a Restored ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’ Video in 4K/HD
November 17, 2020
Greg Lake ‘Anthology’ CD/Vinyl Out 11/20; Watch a Restored ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’ Video in 4K/HD

“I Believe in Father Christmas,” the 1975 single from Emerson, Lake & Palmer and King Crimson co-founder Greg Lake that was an international success, is an enduring classic — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 12/11: Fourth Annual Allman Family Revival Concert for Gregg Allman’s Birthday (Live Stream Details)
November 17, 2020
12/11: Fourth Annual Allman Family Revival Concert for Gregg Allman’s Birthday (Live Stream Details)

On Dec. 11, members of the Allman Betts Band will gather at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville for the fourth annual Allman Family Revival, a loving musical tribute to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Stop-Motion Video for ‘Irish Girl,’ from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs (LP Out This Friday 11/20)
November 16, 2020
Watch a New Stop-Motion Video for ‘Irish Girl,’ from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs (LP Out This Friday 11/20)

This Friday, Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs will release Wreckless Abandon, their debut full-length album that’s been in the works for a while and saw its initial Spring 2020...

Rock Cellar Magazine | White Stripes Share New ‘Apple Blossom’ Video, Announce Track List for ‘Greatest Hits’ (Out 12/4)
November 13, 2020
White Stripes Share New ‘Apple Blossom’ Video, Announce Track List for ‘Greatest Hits’ (Out 12/4)

Jack White and Meg White burst forth from Michigan and forged a legacy with The White Stripes, their two-piece garage/rock stylings leaving a mark on the music scene two decades ago, before...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Carl Palmer — from ELP to ELP Legacy, Art, Documentaries, a Book and More
November 13, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Carl Palmer — from ELP to ELP Legacy, Art, Documentaries, a Book and More

“Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends.” Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing, continues with our interview with Emerson, Lake & Palmer drummer Carl Palmer. Each month,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘America — Live at the London Palladium’ Concert Special to Stream Online Beginning Nov. 27
November 12, 2020
‘America — Live at the London Palladium’ Concert Special to Stream Online Beginning Nov. 27

In 2018, Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell and America took the stage at the London Palladium for a special concert event celebrating their decades-long career, and on Nov. 27 America–Live at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 12/5: ‘At Home with Lindsey Buckingham’ Live Stream Event – His First Public Performance in Almost Two Years
November 12, 2020
12/5: ‘At Home with Lindsey Buckingham’ Live Stream Event – His First Public Performance in Almost Two Years

On Dec. 5, Lindsey Buckingham will host At Home with Lindsey Buckingham, a very special live stream concert performance that marks the Fleetwood Mac guitarist/songwriter‘s first public performance in almost...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Official ‘Chuck Berry: The Original King of Rock ‘N’ Roll’ Documentary On-Demand Now, Blu-ray Out 11/27
November 11, 2020
Official ‘Chuck Berry: The Original King of Rock ‘N’ Roll’ Documentary On-Demand Now, Blu-ray Out 11/27

Chuck Berry may have passed away in 2017, but his spirit is very much still alive today. Such is the unassailable legacy he built as one of the absolute most...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Playing Live Stream from the Troubadour 11/20, a Benefit for NIVA
November 10, 2020
Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Playing Live Stream from the Troubadour 11/20, a Benefit for NIVA

On Nov. 20, Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs will release their awaited debut full-length album, Wreckless Abandon. The band was originally planning to release the record in March 2020. That,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More
November 10, 2020
Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More

In the midst of the coronavirus-imposed lockdown, Conor Oberst and alt-rock darlings Bright Eyes made a surprise return. The band’s excellent new album Down In The Weeds, Where The World...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young: ‘After the Gold Rush’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/11; Vinyl Box Set in March (Pre-Order)
November 9, 2020
Neil Young: ‘After the Gold Rush’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/11; Vinyl Box Set in March (Pre-Order)

1970’s After the Gold Rush was a significant release for Neil Young. His third proper studio album as a solo artist, the record celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming This Month: ‘The Seekers: Meetings With Remarkable Musicians (and Other Artists),’ a New Book from The Doors’ John Densmore
November 9, 2020
Coming This Month: ‘The Seekers: Meetings With Remarkable Musicians (and Other Artists),’ a New Book from The Doors’ John Densmore

In addition to being the drummer for one of the most legendary and influential bands in music history, John Densmore of the Doors is a published author (as he discussed...

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 | Hear Miley Cyrus and Stevie Nicks Team Up for ‘Edge of Seventeen’ + ‘Midnight Sky’ Remix
November 6, 2020
Hear Miley Cyrus and Stevie Nicks Team Up for ‘Edge of Seventeen’ + ‘Midnight Sky’ Remix

Generations have merged — quite seamlessly, we must add — with “Edge of Midnight (Midnight Sky Remix),” a new collaboration between Miley Cyrus and Stevie Nicks. The collab is based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
November 5, 2020
Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Tony Visconti was closer than anyone to the flame that was Marc Bolan, the front man, songwriter and phenom that was the heart and soul of T.Rex, part of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the New ‘Lego Star Wars Holiday Special’ Premiering on Disney+ 11/17
November 5, 2020
Preview the New ‘Lego Star Wars Holiday Special’ Premiering on Disney+ 11/17

Disney recently announced a new Lego Star Wars Holiday Special, which is set to premiere on Disney+ on Nov. 17. The initial announcement was exciting for longtime fans of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Official Keith Emerson Tribute Concert’ Coming to DVD/CD in March 2021
November 2, 2020
‘The Official Keith Emerson Tribute Concert’ Coming to DVD/CD in March 2021

On May 28, 2016, a number of music legends gathered together at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles to pay homage to their colleague and friend, Keith Emerson, who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Maynard James Keenan + Puscifer Ponder ‘Existential Reckoning’ with New Album, Live Stream Event (Listen)
October 30, 2020
Maynard James Keenan + Puscifer Ponder ‘Existential Reckoning’ with New Album, Live Stream Event (Listen)

Even when considering the mind-bending qualities of his “day job” as the front man of Tool, Maynard James Keenan scratches an even more unpredictable and irreverent creative itch with Puscifer,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Lands at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums Chart
October 29, 2020
Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Lands at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums Chart

Wildflowers, the heralded 1994 album from  Tom Petty that the late singer/songwriter considered one of his favorite releases, debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 when it was released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters Have the Hilarious Cure for Crippling Coffee Addiction: ‘FreshPotix’
October 28, 2020
Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters Have the Hilarious Cure for Crippling Coffee Addiction: ‘FreshPotix’

Do you like coffee? Are you incapable of starting your day without downing an entire scalding hot carafe? If your addiction to “fresh pots” has you looking for an answer,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Karen O + Willie Nelson Cover Queen + David Bowie’s ‘Under Pressure,’ Inspired by the Presidential Election
October 28, 2020
Karen O + Willie Nelson Cover Queen + David Bowie’s ‘Under Pressure,’ Inspired by the Presidential Election

“Under Pressure” is an undisputed classic, the collaboration between Queen and David Bowie easily ranking in the upper echelon of all-star musical team-ups ever recorded. A new cover of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Country Singer/Songwriting Legend Billy Joe Shaver: 1939-2020
October 28, 2020
Rest in Peace, Country Singer/Songwriting Legend Billy Joe Shaver: 1939-2020

Billy Joe Shaver, the Texas-based country singer/songwriter who amassed a strong body of work over the years, has died at the age of 81 following a “massive stroke” at a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judgment Day: Should the Number of Judges on the Supreme Court Be Increased?
October 27, 2020
Judgment Day: Should the Number of Judges on the Supreme Court Be Increased?

“I’ve looked at life from both sides now From win and lose and still somehow It’s life’s illusions I recall I really don’t know life at all” — Joni Mitchell...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Share New Music Video for ‘F*** That Guy,’ Co-Written by Chris Stapleton
October 26, 2020
Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Share New Music Video for ‘F*** That Guy,’ Co-Written by Chris Stapleton

The Dirty Knobs, the musical ensemble featuring Mike Campbell of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers fame, shot a music video just last month for a song called “F*** That Guy,”...

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 | Q&A: Inspirational Guitarist/Composer Jason Becker Discusses His Musical Heroes and Journey Along the Way
October 26, 2020
Q&A: Inspirational Guitarist/Composer Jason Becker Discusses His Musical Heroes and Journey Along the Way

Jason Becker, the guitarist who has maintained a prolific career despite being dealt a tough hand — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease — is an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | jackiO (Ira Ingber, David Raven, Steve Bartek and John Avila) Revive Oingo Boingo’s ‘Dead Man’s Party’ (Listen)
October 26, 2020
jackiO (Ira Ingber, David Raven, Steve Bartek and John Avila) Revive Oingo Boingo’s ‘Dead Man’s Party’ (Listen)

“Dead Man’s Party,” the 1986 single from Oingo Boingo, is arguably the most enduring song from the New Wave group fronted by Danny Elfman — and an appropriate song to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)
October 25, 2020
Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)

“When I do look back, that was the most fun I ever had in my career,” Paul Weller told me earlier this spring about his days in the Style Council,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson Shares New Cover of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The Rising,’ from Wilson’s Debut Solo Album Due in 2021
October 22, 2020
Nancy Wilson Shares New Cover of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The Rising,’ from Wilson’s Debut Solo Album Due in 2021

Back around Oct. 1, Nancy Wilson of Heart dropped some big news: She’s close to finishing work on her first-ever proper solo album, and the iconic rocker expects to release...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bird (of Bird3) ft. Julie Mintz ‘AsOne’ — An Uplifting Song of Unity for These Tough Times
October 21, 2020
Bird (of Bird3) ft. Julie Mintz ‘AsOne’ — An Uplifting Song of Unity for These Tough Times

Bird3 is a musical project out of Los Angeles fronted by a musician who goes by the nickname Bird — and recently, he shared a new song “AsOne,” very much...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Spencer Davis of The Spencer Davis Group Dies at 81; Steve Winwood Releases Statement
October 20, 2020
Spencer Davis of The Spencer Davis Group Dies at 81; Steve Winwood Releases Statement

Spencer Davis, the Welsh musician and songwriter known for his work with the Spencer Davis Group and became a significant figure in English music over the years, has died at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Behind-The-Scenes of Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ with a Roundtable Conversation Moderated by David Fricke
October 19, 2020
Go Behind-The-Scenes of Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ with a Roundtable Conversation Moderated by David Fricke

On Oct. 16, the estate of Tom Petty released Wildflowers & All the Rest, a special deluxe edition re-release of Petty’s famed 1994 album — one the late singer/songwriter considered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Previews ‘Jewel Box’ Collection with the Bluesy ‘Here’s to the Next Time,’ a 1967 Demo (Pre-Order)
October 16, 2020
Elton John Previews ‘Jewel Box’ Collection with the Bluesy ‘Here’s to the Next Time,’ a 1967 Demo (Pre-Order)

Sir Elton John has shared another preview of Jewel Box, a new collection of archival material from as far back as 1965 and as recently as 2019. Billed as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Beabadoobee Channels the Uncomfortable into a Powerful (and ’90s-Inspired) New Album ‘Fake It Flowers’
October 16, 2020
Out Now: Beabadoobee Channels the Uncomfortable into a Powerful (and ’90s-Inspired) New Album ‘Fake It Flowers’

There’s an undeniable vulnerability and willingness to occupy a space of supreme discomfort that comes through while listening to Fake It Flowers, the debut full-length album from indie/rock singer/songwriter Beabadoobee...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest,’ a Deluxe Edition of Tom Petty’s Heralded 1994 Album (Listen/Buy)
October 15, 2020
Out Now: ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest,’ a Deluxe Edition of Tom Petty’s Heralded 1994 Album (Listen/Buy)

Today, Oct. 16, sees the awaited release of Wildflowers & All the Rest, a deluxe edition release of the 1994 solo album from Tom Petty that the late singer/songwriter considered one of his favorite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Star Wars’ Favorites Billy Dee Williams, More to Return for ‘The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special,’ on Disney+ 11/17
October 15, 2020
‘Star Wars’ Favorites Billy Dee Williams, More to Return for ‘The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special,’ on Disney+ 11/17

As if the prospect of streaming every single Star Wars motion picture wasn’t already enough of a lure for fans of the sci-fi franchise to use Disney+, a new LEGO-themed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Maynard James Keenan + Puscifer Planning ‘Existential Reckoning: Live at Arcosanti’ Streaming Experience 10/30 with New Album
October 14, 2020
Maynard James Keenan + Puscifer Planning ‘Existential Reckoning: Live at Arcosanti’ Streaming Experience 10/30 with New Album

On Oct. 30, Puscifer — the “side project” and wildly irreverent creative avenue from Tool front man Maynard James Keenan — will release a new album titled Existential Reckoning. That...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Portugal. The Man + ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s New ‘Who’s Gonna Stop Me’ Video for Indigenous Peoples’ Day
October 12, 2020
Watch Portugal. The Man + ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s New ‘Who’s Gonna Stop Me’ Video for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

On Monday, Portugal. the Man shared a new song, “Who’s Gonna Stop Me.” The GRAMMY-winning indie/rock/pop band, which for years maintained a dedicated audience and critical acclaim before scoring a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: In Pursuit of the Perfect Guitar Pick
October 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: In Pursuit of the Perfect Guitar Pick

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock journalist Steve Rosen expands upon the draw of one of of his lifelong hobbies as a music fan: Collecting guitar picks.  The clock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/16: Tom Petty, Eagles, Joey Molland of Badfinger, Def Leppard, Allman Brothers Band, the Struts, Beabadoobee
October 12, 2020
New Music Out 10/16: Tom Petty, Eagles, Joey Molland of Badfinger, Def Leppard, Allman Brothers Band, the Struts, Beabadoobee

This Friday, Oct. 16 will see a series of key new music releases — one an archival trip through the vaults of a recording legend, another a big live release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Checks In from Home with a Warm Update to Fans (‘Just Wanna Let You Know That I Feel Good’)
October 12, 2020
Brian Wilson Checks In from Home with a Warm Update to Fans (‘Just Wanna Let You Know That I Feel Good’)

These days, it’s increasingly important for artists to keep in touch with fans. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a dramatic life-changer for everybody the world over, even those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon, Remembered at 80: Former Beatle as Fascinating and Relevant as Ever
October 9, 2020
John Lennon, Remembered at 80: Former Beatle as Fascinating and Relevant as Ever

Sean Lennon performed his father’s song “Isolation” on last night’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and the Empire State Building was lit up in blue and white to celebrate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Tears for Fears’ Detailed ‘The Seeds of Love’ Reissue (Listen/Buy)
October 9, 2020
Out Now: Tears for Fears’ Detailed ‘The Seeds of Love’ Reissue (Listen/Buy)

1989’s The Seeds of Love was a key release for Tears for Fears. The band‘s third album and the anticipated follow-up to Songs from the Big Chair, the group’s massively successful...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Elton John’s ‘Jewel Box’ Collection with ‘Regimental Sgt. Zippo,’ a Trippy Nod to the ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Era of the 1960s
October 9, 2020
Preview Elton John’s ‘Jewel Box’ Collection with ‘Regimental Sgt. Zippo,’ a Trippy Nod to the ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Era of the 1960s

On Nov. 13, Sir Elton John will release Jewel Box, a new collection of archival material from as far back as 1965 and as recently as 2019. Billed as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Saturday 10/10: Watch the Dream Concert, ft. Jackson Browne, Shawn Colvin, Bruce Cockburn and More
October 9, 2020
Saturday 10/10: Watch the Dream Concert, ft. Jackson Browne, Shawn Colvin, Bruce Cockburn and More

This weekend, legendary singer/songwriter Jackson Browne, Shawn Colvin and a host of additional artists will participate in the Dream Concert, a special virtual streaming event benefiting the Native American Scholarship...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linkin Park Commemorates 20 Years of Groundbreaking 2000 Debut ‘Hybrid Theory’ with New Anniversary Edition (Listen/Buy)
October 9, 2020
Linkin Park Commemorates 20 Years of Groundbreaking 2000 Debut ‘Hybrid Theory’ with New Anniversary Edition (Listen/Buy)

On Oct. 24, 2000, a young alt/metal band named Linkin Park released its debut album, Hybrid Theory. The record would catapult the group to superstardom, led by aggressive and emotional...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar: Eddie Van Halen’s Death ‘Was Like Getting Hit By a Freaking Mack Truck’
October 8, 2020
Sammy Hagar: Eddie Van Halen’s Death ‘Was Like Getting Hit By a Freaking Mack Truck’

On Thursday, Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony — former members of Van Halen and band mates of Eddie Van Halen — expressed their condolences regarding the guitarist‘s death in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Dozens of Musicians Join Together for ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps,’ Benefiting Music Education in Public Schools
October 8, 2020
Hear Dozens of Musicians Join Together for ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps,’ Benefiting Music Education in Public Schools

“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” is largely considered one of the best and most beloved songs The Beatles ever released — and it’s the focus of a new charitable endeavor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More
October 7, 2020
Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More

Tuesday’s sad news of the passing of guitar icon Eddie Van Halen hit the music community as hard as could be expected, given the legacy of EVH’s work, the massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen (A Tribute to the Late Guitar Legend)
October 6, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen (A Tribute to the Late Guitar Legend)

This entry from Steve Rosen in our Behind the Curtain section originally ran in 2014 and was buried in the Rock Cellar archives. With Eddie Van Halen having recently passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65 After Battle with Throat Cancer
October 6, 2020
Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65 After Battle with Throat Cancer

Eddie Van Halen, renowned guitarist of Van Halen and all around legend, has passed away after a battle with cancer. The tragic news was shared by his son, Wolfgang Van...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Electoral College: Save it or Dump It?
October 6, 2020
The Electoral College: Save it or Dump It?

“I’ve looked at life from both sides nowFrom win and lose and still somehowIt’s life’s illusions I recallI really don’t know life at all”— Joni Mitchell “Both Sides Now” –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The White Stripes Releasing First Greatest Hits Album, 12/4 — Preview with ‘Ball and Biscuit’ from 2003 (Pre-Order)
October 6, 2020
The White Stripes Releasing First Greatest Hits Album, 12/4 — Preview with ‘Ball and Biscuit’ from 2003 (Pre-Order)

Jack White and Meg White caused quite a ruckus as The White Stripes, their two-piece garage/rock stylings leaving a mark on the music scene two decades ago, before Jack forged...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Batman’ (Starring Robert Pattinson) Pushed to 2022 as Warner Brothers Adjusts Release Calendar
October 6, 2020
‘The Batman’ (Starring Robert Pattinson) Pushed to 2022 as Warner Brothers Adjusts Release Calendar

The Batman, the gritty and dark-looking new adaptation of the DC Comics enterprise starring Robert Pattinson of Twilight fame (infamy?) has hit another road block on its planned release schedule....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eagles Share ‘Take It Easy,’ a Preview of ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII’ Out 10/16 (Pre-Order)
October 5, 2020
Eagles Share ‘Take It Easy,’ a Preview of ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII’ Out 10/16 (Pre-Order)

July 4th weekend saw the premiere of Live from the Forum MMXVIII, a concert film capturing highlights from the Eagles‘ September 2018 multi-night run at the Forum in Los Angeles, and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AC/DC Shares Another Teaser; New Song ‘Shot in the Dark’ Premiering This Week
October 5, 2020
AC/DC Shares Another Teaser; New Song ‘Shot in the Dark’ Premiering This Week

All is well in the rock and roll world, as AC/DC is officially back. OK, we knew as much last week, after a series of cryptic teases on the band’s...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Roger Waters ‘Us + Them’ Live Concert Film/Album of 2017-2018 World Tour
October 2, 2020
Out Now: Roger Waters ‘Us + Them’ Live Concert Film/Album of 2017-2018 World Tour

Roger Waters: Us + THEM is a new live concert film documenting Waters’ 2017-2018 world tour that saw the Pink Floyd legend play songs from throughout his illustrious career, and...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty Releasing ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Album of Recordings with His Kids 11/20 (Preview/Pre-Order)
October 1, 2020
John Fogerty Releasing ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Album of Recordings with His Kids 11/20 (Preview/Pre-Order)

For much of the past few months, classic rock legend John Fogerty and his family — Fogerty’s Factory, a.k.a his kids Shane, Kelsy and Tyler — have been keeping busy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linkin Park Shares Demo Recording of ‘In the End’; ‘Hybrid Theory’ 20th Anniversary Edition Out 10/9
October 1, 2020
Linkin Park Shares Demo Recording of ‘In the End’; ‘Hybrid Theory’ 20th Anniversary Edition Out 10/9

On Oct. 9, Linkin Park will commemorate the 20th anniversary of its groundbreaking 2000 debut album Hybrid Theory with a special reissue — and on Thursday, the band shared a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AC/DC Shares 30-Second ‘PWR/UP’ Teaser Clip of a New Song Called ‘Shot in the Dark’
October 1, 2020
AC/DC Shares 30-Second ‘PWR/UP’ Teaser Clip of a New Song Called ‘Shot in the Dark’

OK, it seems safe to say we’re *very* close to hearing new music from AC/DC. So close, in fact, that the Australian hard-rock band shared a brief snippet of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Leave Virginia Alone’: Watch a New Song/Video from the Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Deluxe Set Out 10/16
October 1, 2020
‘Leave Virginia Alone’: Watch a New Song/Video from the Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Deluxe Set Out 10/16

On Oct. 16, a long-anticipated release from the Tom Petty vaults will finally be unleashed when Wildflowers & All the Rest is released by the Petty estate. The expanded version of Petty‘s acclaimed 1994 album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Scream
September 30, 2020
Scream

In their most recent EP, titled Scream, Shiver offers a heavy hitting, yet melodic quartet of hard rock tunes. Sure to stick in listeners' minds long after the final chords have faded out, Scream, Tremble, Waste Your Heart, and Baby You're a Bullet pack catchy guitar and vocal lines, powerful rhythm sections, and alluring lyrics into this release.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Drive-By Truckers Share ‘The New OK,’ from New Album Out 10/2 (Listen)
September 30, 2020
Drive-By Truckers Share ‘The New OK,’ from New Album Out 10/2 (Listen)

Alt/country band Drive-By Truckers are releasing a new album titled The New OK this Friday, Oct. 2 — and it’s very much a reaction to the tumult of 2020, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Latest in AC/DC Rumors: Brian Johnson, Phil Rudd & Cliff Williams are Back in the Mix
September 30, 2020
Latest in AC/DC Rumors: Brian Johnson, Phil Rudd & Cliff Williams are Back in the Mix

This week has brought with it some heavy teasing from AC/DC, as the Australian hard-rock band has posted a series of cryptic and intriguing things on social media — and...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | AC/DC Continues Online Teases with New ‘PWR/UP’ Website, Social Media Posts, Newsletter
September 29, 2020
AC/DC Continues Online Teases with New ‘PWR/UP’ Website, Social Media Posts, Newsletter

OK, it definitely looks as if there will be some AC/DC activity in the near future. On Monday, the iconic hard rock band‘s social media pages shared a video featuring...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heads Up: AC/DC is Teasing Something on Social Media … is a Comeback Imminent?
September 28, 2020
Heads Up: AC/DC is Teasing Something on Social Media … is a Comeback Imminent?

You know that look when a lightbulb flickers and sputters as it’s turned on for the first time in a while, coming back to life after a long time left...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Cold,’ from New Solo Album ‘Starting Over’ Out 11/13 (Listen/Pre-Order)
September 25, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Cold,’ from New Solo Album ‘Starting Over’ Out 11/13 (Listen/Pre-Order)

Acclaimed country/roots singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton will release a new solo album, Starting Over, on Nov. 13. It will be his fourth full-length album and was completed in February, shortly before...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deftones Have Never Sounded So Consistently Heavy – or Focused – as They Do with Pummeling New Album ‘Ohms’
September 24, 2020
Deftones Have Never Sounded So Consistently Heavy – or Focused – as They Do with Pummeling New Album ‘Ohms’

I have no patience now for expectation, screams vocalist Chino Moreno toward the end of “This Link is Dead,” a track toward the end of the new Deftones album Ohms....

Rock Cellar Magazine | RESONANCE
September 24, 2020
RESONANCE

YYNOT is America's premier Prog-Rock band, as hardcore RUSH fans, Yynot has managed to blend their influences into their own intricate and well-crafted melodic songs, while putting their high level of musicianship on display on the RESONANCE album.

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Shins Return with New Song ‘The Great Divide,’ ‘An Epic About Longing and Love in a Broken World’
September 24, 2020
The Shins Return with New Song ‘The Great Divide,’ ‘An Epic About Longing and Love in a Broken World’

James Mercer and The Shins shared a new song on Thursday. That’s a big deal, as the celebrated indie/rock band hasn’t released any new material in two and a half...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nick Mason Q&A: Unearthing Early-Era Pink Floyd with His Saucerful of Secrets, Meeting the Beatles in 1967 & More
September 23, 2020
Nick Mason Q&A: Unearthing Early-Era Pink Floyd with His Saucerful of Secrets, Meeting the Beatles in 1967 & More

Dark Side of The Moon is the album that ushered Pink Floyd into superstardom in America and their early work, with songs recorded by the first incarnation of the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell’s The Dirty Knobs Share ‘Lockdown Part II’ Video; Debut Album Due Out 11/20
September 22, 2020
Mike Campbell’s The Dirty Knobs Share ‘Lockdown Part II’ Video; Debut Album Due Out 11/20

2020 hasn’t gone as planned for anyone — that much is true, to say the least — and it’s definitely altered the plans of The Dirty Knobs, the band led...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Living Room
September 21, 2020
Living Room

Jude Johnstone has gone a step further toward intimacy on her new album for BoJak Records. She and engineer/producer Michael Hanson recorded the album with no isolation, no frills, in her house in East Nashville, Tennessee. The result is a spare and achingly honest set of ten songs aptly titled “Living Room.”

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over’ Music Video from New Album Out 11/13 (Pre-Order)
September 21, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over’ Music Video from New Album Out 11/13 (Pre-Order)

On Nov. 13, acclaimed and award-winning country singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton will release a new solo album, Starting Over. The record was announced earlier this month. (Click here to pre-order Starting Over on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nirvana Released ‘In Utero’ 27 Years Ago Today: Reflecting on the Challenging Follow-Up to ‘Nevermind’
September 21, 2020
Nirvana Released ‘In Utero’ 27 Years Ago Today: Reflecting on the Challenging Follow-Up to ‘Nevermind’

Note: This retrospective look back at In Utero from Nirvana originally ran in 2018.  “Teenage angst has paid off well … now I’m bored and old,” Kurt Cobain screams in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard: Preview ‘Hysteria at the 02’ & ‘Hits Vegas’ Live Albums Due Out 10/16 (Pre-Order)
September 17, 2020
Def Leppard: Preview ‘Hysteria at the 02’ & ‘Hits Vegas’ Live Albums Due Out 10/16 (Pre-Order)

It’s been a whirlwind of a few years for Def Leppard — the English rock band was on the road heavily, playing the hits to its adoring fans around the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Working to Activate 100+ Concert Venues Nationwide as Polling Places for Nov. 3 General Election
September 16, 2020
Live Nation Working to Activate 100+ Concert Venues Nationwide as Polling Places for Nov. 3 General Election

Live music and the entertainment industry as a whole may still be on a prolonged pause due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Live Nation Entertainment has important...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames
September 15, 2020
Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames

What’s in a (nick)name? Some of the biggest artists music history also had the best, most unforgettable nicknames.  “Alexander the Great, who said on his wedding night, ‘It’s only a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens Shares New Song ‘Sugar,’ and Music Video with Rich Choreography — New LP ‘The Ascension’ Out 9/25
September 15, 2020
Sufjan Stevens Shares New Song ‘Sugar,’ and Music Video with Rich Choreography — New LP ‘The Ascension’ Out 9/25

On Sept. 25, celebrated indie/experimental singer/songwriter Sufjan Stevens will release a new studio album, and he’s been previewing The Ascension in recent weeks with a series of singles. The latest,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carole King’s Message of Encouragement Amid the Chaos of 2020: ‘Please Don’t Give Up. It Will Get Better.”
September 14, 2020
Carole King’s Message of Encouragement Amid the Chaos of 2020: ‘Please Don’t Give Up. It Will Get Better.”

No matter which news services you follow or personal opinions you may have, 2020 has been an incredible strain on everything. From the COVID-19 pandemic and significant hardships it placed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Cellar Independent Artist Spotlight: Guitarist Federico Navarro Trías
September 14, 2020
Rock Cellar Independent Artist Spotlight: Guitarist Federico Navarro Trías

The Independent Artist Spotlight is a new branch of Rock Cellar aimed at presenting under-the-radar musical acts that deserve your immediate attention. As artists and bands are added to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, ‘Toots’ Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals, Reggae Legend: 1942-2020
September 12, 2020
Rest in Peace, ‘Toots’ Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals, Reggae Legend: 1942-2020

Late Friday evening, the family of Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert, Jamaican reggae legend and lead vocalist of the long-running reggae/ska group Toots and the Maytals, passed away Friday night at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, More
September 11, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, 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 — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tears for Fears Preview ‘The Seeds of Love’ Reissue with ‘Woman in Chains’ Live Performance (Listen/Pre-Order)
September 11, 2020
Tears for Fears Preview ‘The Seeds of Love’ Reissue with ‘Woman in Chains’ Live Performance (Listen/Pre-Order)

On Oct. 9, Tears for Fears will release a special reissue of 1989’s The Seeds of Love, the band‘s third album and the anticipated follow-up to Songs from the Big...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 9/12: Watch The Who Close Out its ‘Join Together @ Home’ Archival YouTube Series with ‘Locarno 2006’
September 11, 2020
Sat. 9/12: Watch The Who Close Out its ‘Join Together @ Home’ Archival YouTube Series with ‘Locarno 2006’

In early August, The Who began an archival streaming series, with Join Together @ Home working as a concerted effort to entertain fans and raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty: Hear ‘Confusion Wheel,’ a Previously Unheard Song from the New ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Out 10/16
September 10, 2020
Tom Petty: Hear ‘Confusion Wheel,’ a Previously Unheard Song from the New ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Out 10/16

On Oct. 16, a long-anticipated release from the Tom Petty vaults will finally be unleashed when Wildflowers & All the Rest is released by the Petty estate. The expanded version...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tonight 9/8: Watch the Premiere of ‘Biography: I Want My MTV,’ a Documentary Look at MTV’s Groundbreaking Story
September 8, 2020
Tonight 9/8: Watch the Premiere of ‘Biography: I Want My MTV,’ a Documentary Look at MTV’s Groundbreaking Story

MTV. Music Television. At the time, it was revolutionary, unthinkable, groundbreaking — and though it doesn’t exist anymore in the way it did for decades, it remains a crucial part...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream Labor Day Weekend: The Beatles ‘Top 50 Countdown’ Live Stream, Pearl Jam, The Who, Dave Matthews Band, Phish, ‘Mulan’, ‘Bleeding Audio’
September 4, 2020
What to Stream Labor Day Weekend: The Beatles ‘Top 50 Countdown’ Live Stream, Pearl Jam, The Who, Dave Matthews Band, Phish, ‘Mulan’, ‘Bleeding Audio’

It’s Labor Day weekend in the United States, which means one thing: An extra day to celebrate (safely, of course, given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic). One of the best options...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Eagles’ ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII’ with ‘Lyin’ Eyes,’ Featuring Vince Gill on Lead Vocals (Pre-Order)
September 4, 2020
Preview Eagles’ ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII’ with ‘Lyin’ Eyes,’ Featuring Vince Gill on Lead Vocals (Pre-Order)

July 4th weekend saw the premiere of Live from the Forum MMXVIII, a concert film capturing highlights from the Eagles‘ September 2018 multi-night run at the Forum in Los Angeles....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex,’ Featuring an Eclectic Array of Tributes (Including U2 + Elton John on ‘Bang a Gong’)
September 4, 2020
Out Now: ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex,’ Featuring an Eclectic Array of Tributes (Including U2 + Elton John on ‘Bang a Gong’)

Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex is a brand new tribute album paying homage to the late, great Marc Bolan and T. Rex, and the record...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream/Buy The Rolling Stones’ ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue, Expanded Edition of 1973 Album
September 4, 2020
Out Now: Stream/Buy The Rolling Stones’ ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue, Expanded Edition of 1973 Album

After weeks of pre-release hype and the sharing of previously unheard studio recordings, it’s here: The Rolling Stones‘ lavish expanded reissue of the classic rock band‘s 1973 album Goats Head...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Closing Out Six-Part ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series with Switzerland 2006 Gigs — on YouTube 9/5 & 9/12
September 3, 2020
The Who Closing Out Six-Part ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series with Switzerland 2006 Gigs — on YouTube 9/5 & 9/12

In early August, The Who began an archival streaming series, with Join Together @ Home working as a concerted effort to entertain fans and raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Stream ‘Breathe,’ a New Feel-Good Single from Pablo Cruise – the Band’s First Studio Single Since 1983
September 2, 2020
Premiere: Stream ‘Breathe,’ a New Feel-Good Single from Pablo Cruise – the Band’s First Studio Single Since 1983

It can be tough, especially lately, to get caught up in all the mess, the frenzy, the furor of 2020 and all of its problems — but it’s helpful to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mick Jagger: Lost Rolling Stones Songs on ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue  Were ‘Useless’ Before Being Updated/Finished
September 1, 2020
Mick Jagger: Lost Rolling Stones Songs on ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue Were ‘Useless’ Before Being Updated/Finished

This Friday, Sept. 4, The Rolling Stones will release a revamped reissue of 1973’s Goats Head Soup. The band has been promoting the upcoming release heavily over the past few...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Colours You Can’t See
August 31, 2020
Colours You Can’t See

"Colours You Can't See - deluxe edition" are the emotions and feelings that we carry around with us every day that we don't let other people know about,” shares LiLi Joy. “Some of them we'd be proud to wear on our sleeve while the others, not so much. All of the songs on the EP were written during a time where I was isolated with myself and my emotions.. As a result of that, I hope from the bottom of my heart that people can feel unashamed of being the beautiful, complex confusions that they truly are.”

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sir Paul McCartney, Lifelong Fan of Using Wordplay and Liverpool Slang in His Music Over the Years
August 31, 2020
Sir Paul McCartney, Lifelong Fan of Using Wordplay and Liverpool Slang in His Music Over the Years

When you’ve released as much music over the decades as Sir Paul McCartney, you’re bound to inject a bit of creative license when it comes to lyrical content. Paul and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue Out 9/4: Pre-Order/Preview with a Remix of ‘Scarlet’
August 31, 2020
Rolling Stones ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue Out 9/4: Pre-Order/Preview with a Remix of ‘Scarlet’

This Friday, Sept. 4, The Rolling Stones will release an elaborate reissue of 1973’s Goats Head Soup, and the English rock legends have spent much of the past few weeks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Trouble Again
August 28, 2020
Trouble Again

Pure pop sensibilities combined with sweet melodicism and driving guitars, TROUBLE AGAIN is the latest 10-song rock/power pop release from Rob Bonfiglio. Written and recorded entirely solo, this marks Rob's 5th solo release to date.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over,’ the Title Track from His New Album Out 11/13 (Stream/Pre-Order)
August 27, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over,’ the Title Track from His New Album Out 11/13 (Stream/Pre-Order)

Starting Over is the title of the new album from Chris Stapleton, the acclaimed singer/songwriter whose career spans styles, genres and eras — all rooted in country/rock. The album will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Who ‘Tommy: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ on YouTube Sat. 8/29, Part of ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series
August 27, 2020
Watch The Who ‘Tommy: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ on YouTube Sat. 8/29, Part of ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series

In early August, The Who began an archival streaming series, with Join Together @ Home working as a concerted effort to entertain fans and raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mercury Messenger
August 24, 2020
Mercury Messenger

Mercury Messenger brings to mind guitar gods like Jeff Beck, Joe Satriani and Eric Johnson, but unlike other instrumental rock records it is also smooth and song based, giving you hints of Pink Floyd, Rush, Toto, Steely Dan and The Beatles. Quist has enlisted the help of Jonathan Mover (Joe Satriani, GTR, Fuel) and Ben Smith (Heart) on drums, as well as Ty Bailie (Katy Perry) on B3 organ, among other top LA sidemen to round out the record.

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Batman’ Teaser Trailer Uses Nirvana’s Ominous ‘Something in the Way’ Perfectly
August 23, 2020
‘The Batman’ Teaser Trailer Uses Nirvana’s Ominous ‘Something in the Way’ Perfectly

On Saturday evening, the first teaser trailer for The Batman was premiered, giving people the world’s first glimpse of Robert Pattinson as the title role. The teaser trailer for the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Revolution
August 21, 2020
Revolution

Revolution was written over the past decade, and captures Emily's experience of growing up, and her childhood/early adulthood in Australia. She aims to showcase her unique stories and experiences in her lyrics, alongside groovy and captivating melodies within the production of her songs.

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 8/21-8/23: Joe Strummer Birthday Tribute Live Stream, The Who ‘Isle of Wight 1970,’ Wallows at the Roxy, More
August 21, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 8/21-8/23: Joe Strummer Birthday Tribute Live Stream, The Who ‘Isle of Wight 1970,’ Wallows at the Roxy, 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 — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Streaming ‘Isle of Wight 1970’ Performances for ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series — Watch 8/22 on YouTube
August 21, 2020
The Who Streaming ‘Isle of Wight 1970’ Performances for ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series — Watch 8/22 on YouTube

Two weeks ago, The Who began an archival streaming series, with Join Together @ Home working as a concerted effort to entertain fans and raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Announce ‘Live Around the World’ Album, Out 10/2
August 20, 2020
Queen + Adam Lambert Announce ‘Live Around the World’ Album, Out 10/2

Turns out, Queen + Adam Lambert did follow through on the social media hints and suggestions of a big news announcement: Live Around the World, the first-ever Queen + Adam...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win an Apple Watch Series 3
August 20, 2020
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win an Apple Watch Series 3

The entry period is now closed. Thank you!  If you don’t already have an Apple Watch, our newest giveaway is for you, as Rock Cellar is excited to offer up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Long And Short Of It
August 20, 2020
The Long And Short Of It

"The Long & Short of It" is David Davis’ debut album, featuring his radio-single, “Little Mo’ Betta”. The album is an examination of how a classic soul deals with the modern day, from romance to social justice. Described as “brimming with fabulous funkiness” and “shiny, soul-dripping vocals (and) a dazzling display of funk”, “The Long & Short of It” is sure to become a staple in your vinyl collection.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty: Long-Awaited ‘Wildflowers & All The Rest’ Collection Out 10/16; Preview/Pre-Order Now
August 20, 2020
Tom Petty: Long-Awaited ‘Wildflowers & All The Rest’ Collection Out 10/16; Preview/Pre-Order Now

Wildflowers was a landmark release in the iconic career of Tom Petty, and fans have long clamored for a deluxe reissue of the 1994 solo album — and after a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tears for Fears: ‘The Seeds of Love’ Super Deluxe Edition Coming 10/9 — Preview/Pre-Order
August 19, 2020
Tears for Fears: ‘The Seeds of Love’ Super Deluxe Edition Coming 10/9 — Preview/Pre-Order

The Seeds of Love was the third album from Tears for Fears, released in 1989 on the heels of the band‘s mega-successful Songs from the Big Chair four years earlier...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Hillman Announces Memoir, ‘Time Between: My Life as a Byrd, Burrito Brother and Beyond’ Due Out 11/17
August 19, 2020
Chris Hillman Announces Memoir, ‘Time Between: My Life as a Byrd, Burrito Brother and Beyond’ Due Out 11/17

From the Byrds to the Flying Burrito Brothers and more, Chris Hillman has led a life and career of influence and prestige — and on Nov. 17, he’ll release his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Tease Some a Major Announcement Coming Later This Week
August 19, 2020
Queen + Adam Lambert Tease Some a Major Announcement Coming Later This Week

Update 8/20: Queen + Adam Lambert announced their first live album — click here for full details.  ———————— The Instagram account of Brian May, guitar god and Queen icon, has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era
August 18, 2020
Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era

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 My Life,” “Hungry Eyes,” which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, UFO Bassist/Co-Founder Pete Way: 1951-2020
August 14, 2020
Rest in Peace, UFO Bassist/Co-Founder Pete Way: 1951-2020

Pete Way, co-founder and bassist of the band UFO in addition to a number of other high-profile rock gigs over the years (including playing bass for his friend, Ozzy Osbourne),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Slate (Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Rock Cellar Writer) Releases 43-Track ‘Lockdown Live’ Album, ft. Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Warren Zevon Covers and More
August 14, 2020
Jeff Slate (Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Rock Cellar Writer) Releases 43-Track ‘Lockdown Live’ Album, ft. Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Warren Zevon Covers and More

Jeff Slate is a New York-based singer/songwriter with a prolific solo career — in addition to being a rock music journalist. He’s a regular contributor to Rock Cellar (if you...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dolly Parton: ‘Of Course Black Lives Matter — Do We Think Our Little White Asses Are the Only Ones That Matter? No!’
August 14, 2020
Dolly Parton: ‘Of Course Black Lives Matter — Do We Think Our Little White Asses Are the Only Ones That Matter? No!’

Dolly Parton isn’t afraid of being true to herself. For decades, the entertainment icon has been a beloved figure to millions, her fame surpassing the confines of the country realm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 8/14-8/16: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour, The Who Hyde Park 2015, Wallows at the Roxy, Best Coast and More
August 14, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 8/14-8/16: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour, The Who Hyde Park 2015, Wallows at the Roxy, Best Coast 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 — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Rolling Stones’ Unreleased Track ‘Scarlet’ Has a New Remix ft. The War on Drugs (and Jimmy Page) — Listen
August 14, 2020
The Rolling Stones’ Unreleased Track ‘Scarlet’ Has a New Remix ft. The War on Drugs (and Jimmy Page) — Listen

Last week, The Rolling Stones premiered “Scarlet,” one of the previously unheard recordings that will be included in the Stones‘ upcoming 50th anniversary reissue of 1973’s Goats Head Soup. (Click...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Stray Cats Releasing ‘Rocked This Town: From LA to London’ Live Album 9/11 (Preview/Pre-Order)
August 13, 2020
The Stray Cats Releasing ‘Rocked This Town: From LA to London’ Live Album 9/11 (Preview/Pre-Order)

In 2019, The Stray Cats embarked on a very special tour to commemorate their 40th anniversary as a band — and on Sept. 11, a new live album taken from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Streaming Hyde Park 2015 Gig for ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series — Watch on YouTube 8/15
August 13, 2020
The Who Streaming Hyde Park 2015 Gig for ‘Join Together @ Home’ Series — Watch on YouTube 8/15

Last week, The Who began an archival streaming series, with Join Together @ Home working as a concerted effort to entertain fans and raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bittersweet Revival
August 13, 2020
Bittersweet Revival

Faultlines aspires to make music that brings to life human emotion with tight folk harmonies that warm like the California sun and lyrics that speak to the gritty, universal inter-human experience.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linkin Park to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of 2000 Debut Album ‘Hybrid Theory’ with Box Set, Unreleased Material and More — Pre-Order/Stream ‘She Couldn’t’
August 13, 2020
Linkin Park to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of 2000 Debut Album ‘Hybrid Theory’ with Box Set, Unreleased Material and More — Pre-Order/Stream ‘She Couldn’t’

Oct. 24, 2000 was an important day in music: It’s the date Linkin Park released Hybrid Theory, the rap/rock band‘s attention-grabbing debut album. (Click here to pre-order Linkin Park’s Hybrid...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brother
August 12, 2020
Brother

Brother is the debut Neon West record, released in the spring of 2020. It features 8 catchy, yet meaningfully narrative tracks written from the hearts of the members. In the midst of a world-wide pandemic, the lyrics "the world is unfamiliar...brother's help each other" from the title track "Brother", or "Change is life..." from the closing track "Change Is" are unpredictably significant.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Singer/Guitarist/Actor Trini Lopez: 1937-2020 (Whom Dave Grohl Said ‘Unknowingly Helped Shape the Sound of the Foo Fighters Since Day One’)
August 12, 2020
Rest in Peace, Singer/Guitarist/Actor Trini Lopez: 1937-2020 (Whom Dave Grohl Said ‘Unknowingly Helped Shape the Sound of the Foo Fighters Since Day One’)

Earlier this week, the music world lost Trini Lopez, a versatile American singer/songwriter/actor known for a string of hit songs in the 1960s and a massive influence that is still...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Go-Go’s Team Up Remotely to Play Their Powerful New Single ‘Club Zero’
August 12, 2020
Watch The Go-Go’s Team Up Remotely to Play Their Powerful New Single ‘Club Zero’

The Go-Go’s, famously the first all-female band to have a No. 1 record in the United States with 1981’s Beauty and the Beat, recently returned in grand fashion with “Club...

Rock Cellar Magazine | In Dreams
August 11, 2020
In Dreams

Bathe in the enchanting soaring vocals of Kimberly Haynes in her exquisite new release, “In Dreams”.  With songs in English, Spanish, Hebrew, Sanskrit and Portuguese, the listener will be irresistibly drawn into the heart space with unique and lilting versions of familiar, beloved songs and prayers. “It’s an album born out of many nights of prayer with beloved sisters and brothers. Bringing these specials songs and chants to a wider audience is such a gift, and my hope is that they will stir the soul of the listener as deeply as they have stirred my own.”

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian May of Queen Thanks Fire Crews for Saving His Home from Wildfires in Surrey, England
August 11, 2020
Brian May of Queen Thanks Fire Crews for Saving His Home from Wildfires in Surrey, England

A surging fire ravaged land in the English county of Surrey over the past few days, with the Guardian reporting its size at 40 hectares (roughly 99 acres). Fire crews...

Rock Cellar Magazine | August 2020 Issue
August 10, 2020
August 2020 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our August 2020 features. The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History Legendary Guitarist Steve Howe Explores...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Documentary about CREEM Magazine Available Now (Watch a Trailer)
August 8, 2020
New Documentary about CREEM Magazine Available Now (Watch a Trailer)

Remember CREEM Magazine? There’s a brand new documentary out now telling the magazine’s story, from filmmaker Scott Crawford.  Here’s a nice trailer: $9.99 unlocks the stream of the entire film,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Alicia Bognanno and Bully: Stream the Slow-Burning ‘Hours and Hours’ (New LP Out 8/21)
August 7, 2020
New from Alicia Bognanno and Bully: Stream the Slow-Burning ‘Hours and Hours’ (New LP Out 8/21)

On Aug. 21, Bully, the band fronted by singer/songwriter Alicia Bognanno, will release its new album Sugaregg via Sub Pop Records. (Click here to pre-order Sugaregg from our Rock Cellar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blink-182 Shares Furious, Aggressive (and Relatable) High-Energy Punk Anthem ‘Quarantine’ (Listen)
August 7, 2020
Blink-182 Shares Furious, Aggressive (and Relatable) High-Energy Punk Anthem ‘Quarantine’ (Listen)

Blink-182 has had about enough of the COVID-19 pandemic and its stranglehold over what we all consider ‘normal life.’ On Friday, the band premiered a new single, “Quarantine,” and it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Streaming Virtual Festival ‘Inside Lands’ on Twitch 8/28-8/29, Celebrating Festival’s 12-Year History
August 7, 2020
Outside Lands Streaming Virtual Festival ‘Inside Lands’ on Twitch 8/28-8/29, Celebrating Festival’s 12-Year History

The Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival was cancelled in 2020, like so many other things, by the COVID-19 pandemic. And while the festival, which normally takes place every August...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pop & Tacos
August 7, 2020
Pop & Tacos

Pop & Tacos hold a familiar retro sound-perhaps it’s a missing tape reel found in a vault circa 1978 paying homage to bands like ABBA, Pink Floyd and 10cc, yet undeniably unique while Little Days beckons the listener to simply dive in and enjoy the ride. Guest appearances by Warren Haynes (Gov’t Mule), Steve Lukather (Toto), Steve Ferrone and Mike Campbell (The Heartbreakers)

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Rolling Stones’ New Video for ‘Scarlet,’ ft. Paul Mescal — ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue Out 9/4
August 6, 2020
Watch the Rolling Stones’ New Video for ‘Scarlet,’ ft. Paul Mescal — ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue Out 9/4

In late July, The Rolling Stones shared “Scarlet,” a previously unheard song that is included as one of the unreleased tracks making their debut on the Stones‘ upcoming reissue of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Vera’ and ‘Bring the Boys Back Home’ from Quarantine
August 6, 2020
Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Vera’ and ‘Bring the Boys Back Home’ from Quarantine

In recent weeks, Roger Waters has been keeping busy at home with a series of performances videos filmed in COVID-19 isolation. Joining forces (remotely) with his backing band, Waters has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Urges Everyone to Wear a Mask to Combat COVID-19: ‘We Must All Change Into Spiritual Warriors’ to Defeat the Virus
August 3, 2020
Stevie Nicks Urges Everyone to Wear a Mask to Combat COVID-19: ‘We Must All Change Into Spiritual Warriors’ to Defeat the Virus

Over the past few months of COVID-19 pandemic-inspired isolation, Stevie Nicks has been a bastion of hope and optimism on her various social media channels. The music legend and Fleetwood...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dive Bar Rock Star!
August 3, 2020
Dive Bar Rock Star!

Dive Bar Rock Star! will take you from a rocking party to a romantic, one night stand. Some songs are very heart felt and emotional and right when you’re ready to tear up Baines picks it back up again. He guides you through this journey quite comfortably, however, with his soulful and unique voice and it is quite a ride indeed. This album is lyrically very diverse, too. Baines gives us an honest (sometimes really honest) glimpse into his life but has a way of making them intriguing, desperate, sexy and sometimes hilarious but always entertaining. His self deprecating charm lures you in every time. 


Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Family Band Play ‘Blueboy’ from Their Home Studio
August 3, 2020
Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Family Band Play ‘Blueboy’ from Their Home Studio

This past weekend, John Fogerty added to his delightful ongoing series of at-home performance videos with a rendition of “Blueboy,” a song from the rock legend‘s 1997 album Blue Moon...

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 | 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 | Watch John Fogerty Celebrate the Return of Major League Baseball with a Spirited Rendition of ‘Centerfield’ on Acoustic Guitar
July 23, 2020
Watch John Fogerty Celebrate the Return of Major League Baseball with a Spirited Rendition of ‘Centerfield’ on Acoustic Guitar

Today, July 23, the 2020 Major League Baseball season returns after being delayed since mid-March by the COVID-19 pandemic. Stringent rules are in place to ensure the safety of players,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘Feelin’ Alright’ Performed by Dave Mason and the Quarantines (Sammy Hagar, Michael McDonald, Mick Fleetwood and the Doobie Brothers)
July 22, 2020
Watch ‘Feelin’ Alright’ Performed by Dave Mason and the Quarantines (Sammy Hagar, Michael McDonald, Mick Fleetwood and the Doobie Brothers)

Dave Mason has been busy … and this week, the famed singer/songwriter/guitarist premiered a new performance video for the Traffic classic “Feelin’ Alright,” alongside the Quarantines: an ensemble of fellow...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Read/Listen to ‘In Defense of Our Teachers,’ a Passionate New Essay from Dave Grohl Regarding School Reopening Plans Amid COVID-19 (Listen)
July 22, 2020
Read/Listen to ‘In Defense of Our Teachers,’ a Passionate New Essay from Dave Grohl Regarding School Reopening Plans Amid COVID-19 (Listen)

Dave Grohl has something to say — and it all has to do with his dual role as a father of school-age children and the son of a teacher (to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 51st Birthday to Guitarist, Composer and Inspiration to Us All, Jason Becker
July 22, 2020
Happy 51st Birthday to Guitarist, Composer and Inspiration to Us All, Jason Becker

Happy Birthday to an amazing talent and force in the music industry: Jason Becker (click here to browse his catalog of music via our Rock Cellar Store). Truthfully, I was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 73rd Birthday to Don Henley of the Eagles – Flash Back to His ‘Leather and Lace’ Duet with Stevie Nicks at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019
July 22, 2020
Happy 73rd Birthday to Don Henley of the Eagles – Flash Back to His ‘Leather and Lace’ Duet with Stevie Nicks at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019

Today, July 22, is the 73rd birthday of Don Henley — co-founder and drummer of the classic rock band Eagles. Click here to purchase Eagles albums in our Rock Cellar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones: Listen to ‘Scarlet,’ a Lost 1974 Song Featuring Jimmy Page and Ric Grech (from the New ‘Goats Heads Soup’ Reissue)
July 22, 2020
Rolling Stones: Listen to ‘Scarlet,’ a Lost 1974 Song Featuring Jimmy Page and Ric Grech (from the New ‘Goats Heads Soup’ Reissue)

One of the most intriguing elements promised by The Rolling Stones with the recent announcement of their upcoming Goats Head Soup reissue is “Scarlet,” a previously unreleased recording from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 3 (Ian Anderson, Ricky Phillips & James Young of Styx, Rik Emmett)
July 17, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 3 (Ian Anderson, Ricky Phillips & James Young of Styx, Rik Emmett)

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their favorite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch My Morning Jacket Perform ‘Spinning My Wheels’ on ‘The Tonight Show’
July 16, 2020
Watch My Morning Jacket Perform ‘Spinning My Wheels’ on ‘The Tonight Show’

Last week, My Morning Jacket surprised everybody with the release of a new record, The Waterfall II, the follow-up to 2015’s acclaimed The Waterfall. These are trying times for everyone,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Evans Chats with Young Boy Who Saved Sister from Charging Dog, Promises to Send Him an Authentic Captain America Shield
July 16, 2020
Chris Evans Chats with Young Boy Who Saved Sister from Charging Dog, Promises to Send Him an Authentic Captain America Shield

This is one of those stories we could all use these days. Chris Evans, who portrays Captain America in the Marvel movies, reached out to a young boy to deliver...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ with Four Songs, Including Joan Jett Reimagining ‘Jeepster’
July 16, 2020
Preview ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ with Four Songs, Including Joan Jett Reimagining ‘Jeepster’

On Sept. 4, a number of music icons will team up for Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex, a tribute album to the classic (and perhaps...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday to the Incomparable Linda Ronstadt – Revisit 2013 and 2019 Interviews
July 15, 2020
Happy Birthday to the Incomparable Linda Ronstadt – Revisit 2013 and 2019 Interviews

Linda Ronstadt is a music legend of the highest degree, her voice and influence a powerful, resonant part of rock and roll history. Today, July 15, the singer celebrates her 74th...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bush Streaming Full Production Arena Show Saturday 7/18 to Celebrate Release of New Album ‘The Kingdom’
July 14, 2020
Bush Streaming Full Production Arena Show Saturday 7/18 to Celebrate Release of New Album ‘The Kingdom’

Back in early March, Gavin Rossdale and alt/rock hitmakers Bush announced a new album, The Kingdom. The record is coming out this Friday, July 17, and was previewed with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mythbusters’ Co-Host and ‘White Rabbit Project’ Star Grant Imahara Dies at 49 After Suffering Brain Aneurysm
July 14, 2020
‘Mythbusters’ Co-Host and ‘White Rabbit Project’ Star Grant Imahara Dies at 49 After Suffering Brain Aneurysm

Grant Imahara, an electrical engineer/roboticist and TV host known for stints on the program Mythbusters and the Netflix series White Rabbit Project, passed away suddenly due to complications from a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Kelly Preston: Actress and Wife of John Travolta Dies at 57 After Breast Cancer Battle
July 13, 2020
Rest in Peace, Kelly Preston: Actress and Wife of John Travolta Dies at 57 After Breast Cancer Battle

Late Sunday night, John Travolta announced via Instagram that his wife, Kelly Preston, had passed away at the age of 57 after a quiet two-year battle with breast cancer. Travolta’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Ian Wallace, Brad Dutz and Tal Bergman and the Music of ‘The Ten Commandments’ with Val Kilmer and Adam Lambert
July 13, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Ian Wallace, Brad Dutz and Tal Bergman and the Music of ‘The Ten Commandments’ with Val Kilmer and Adam Lambert

For his latest Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen recalls a memorable trip to the Kodak Theatre (now the Dolby Theatre) in Hollywood in 2004 to catch a production of The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: My Morning Jacket Returns with New Album ‘The Waterfall II,’ Band’s First in Five Years (Listen)
July 10, 2020
Out Now: My Morning Jacket Returns with New Album ‘The Waterfall II,’ Band’s First in Five Years (Listen)

Earlier this week, My Morning Jacket dropped a bit of surprise news when the band revealed it would be releasing The Waterfall II, its first new album in five years...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Weller: ‘The Modfather’ Discusses Life in COVID-19 Isolation and His New Album, ‘On Sunset’ (The Interview)
July 10, 2020
Paul Weller: ‘The Modfather’ Discusses Life in COVID-19 Isolation and His New Album, ‘On Sunset’ (The Interview)

On Sunset, the new album from Paul Weller, was just released on July 3, but the U.K. music legend says he’s already deep into the making of its follow-up when...

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 | Rolling Stones: New ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue Announced, Features Three Unreleased Songs; Watch a Music Video for ‘Criss Cross’
July 9, 2020
Rolling Stones: New ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue Announced, Features Three Unreleased Songs; Watch a Music Video for ‘Criss Cross’

As promised in a teaser post from the iconic rockers on Wednesday, The Rolling Stones have indeed premiered a song from the vaults that had, as of yet, never been...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Renowned Jazz Drummer/Music Educator Joe Porcaro: 1930-2020
July 7, 2020
Rest in Peace, Renowned Jazz Drummer/Music Educator Joe Porcaro: 1930-2020

Joe Porcaro, a world-famous jazz drummer with an incredible resume of career accomplishments, has passed away at the age of 90. The news was announced early Tuesday morning by his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch a Re-Airing of Eagles ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII’ Tonight 7/7 on ESPN (8 p.m. EDT) and 7/13 (9 p.m. EDT)
July 7, 2020
Catch a Re-Airing of Eagles ‘Live from the Forum MMXVIII’ Tonight 7/7 on ESPN (8 p.m. EDT) and 7/13 (9 p.m. EDT)

This past 4th of July holiday weekend saw the premiere of Eagles Live from the Forum MMXVIII, a concert film from the legendary band at the Forum in Los Angeles highlighting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Morning Jacket: ‘The Waterfall II,’ First New Album Since 2015, Out This Friday 7/10
July 7, 2020
My Morning Jacket: ‘The Waterfall II,’ First New Album Since 2015, Out This Friday 7/10

Jim James and My Morning Jacket have been busy finishing up a new record, the follow-up to 2015’s The Waterfall — and this Friday, July 10, the long-running indie/experimental band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr at 80: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer for His Birthday
July 7, 2020
Ringo Starr at 80: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer for His Birthday

Note: This piece originally ran in 2019, in honor of the 79th birthday of Ringo Starr. For his 80th on July 7, 2020, be sure to watch Ringo’s Big Birthday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘On Sunset,’ the New Album from ‘The Modfather’ Himself, Paul Weller
July 6, 2020
Out Now: Stream ‘On Sunset,’ the New Album from ‘The Modfather’ Himself, Paul Weller

Paul Weller was supposed to release his new album, On Sunset, earlier in the summer — only to see the COVID-19 pandemic throw a wrench in those plans and delay...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Rebroadcast of ‘The Brothers: 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Allman Brothers Band’ Concert This Weekend 7/3-7/5
July 1, 2020
Watch a Rebroadcast of ‘The Brothers: 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Allman Brothers Band’ Concert This Weekend 7/3-7/5

Back on March 10, surviving members of The Allman Brothers Band convened at Madison Square Garden for a special concert event commemorating the legendary band‘s 50th anniversary and legacy. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Eagles ‘Live from The Forum MMXVIII’ Concert Film on ESPN This Sunday, 7/5; Live Album/Blu-ray Out 10/16
July 1, 2020
Watch Eagles ‘Live from The Forum MMXVIII’ Concert Film on ESPN This Sunday, 7/5; Live Album/Blu-ray Out 10/16

Here’s a bit of a surprise announcement from the Eagles: Live from the Forum MMXVIII, a concert film from the legendary band at the Forum in Los Angeles, will premiere...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Launching Six-Part ‘Classic Concert Series’ on YouTube Friday 7/3 with ‘Live At The Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1976’
July 1, 2020
Elton John Launching Six-Part ‘Classic Concert Series’ on YouTube Friday 7/3 with ‘Live At The Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1976’

Sir Elton John has unveiled plans for an official weekly archival concert series, which will premiere on his YouTube channel this Friday, July 3 with the first installment of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Composer Johnny Mandel (‘M*A*S*H’ Theme Song ‘Suicide is Painless,’ Among Many Other Works): 1925-2020
June 30, 2020
Rest in Peace, Composer Johnny Mandel (‘M*A*S*H’ Theme Song ‘Suicide is Painless,’ Among Many Other Works): 1925-2020

Johnny Mandel, acclaimed composer/arranger known for a variety of timeless works, has died at the age of 94, it was announced late Monday. Mandel’s daughter, Marissa, confirmed the news to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blue Oyster Cult: New Album ‘The Symbol Remains’ Coming in October; ’45th Anniversary – Live In London’ Out 8/7
June 29, 2020
Blue Oyster Cult: New Album ‘The Symbol Remains’ Coming in October; ’45th Anniversary – Live In London’ Out 8/7

The members of Blue Oyster Cult — Buck Dharma, Eric Bloom, Danny Miranda, Richie Castellano and Jules Radino — have been working on a new album steadily for a while...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Delta Spirit Returns with ‘How Bout It,’ a Snapshot of America in Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic; New Album ‘What Is There’ Out 9/11
June 25, 2020
Delta Spirit Returns with ‘How Bout It,’ a Snapshot of America in Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic; New Album ‘What Is There’ Out 9/11

It’s been six years since Delta Spirit released a new record, but the California-based rock/indie band will do so on Sept. 11 with What Is There, the group’s fifth full-length...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Dixie Chicks Drop ‘Dixie’ from Their Name, Are Now Just ‘The Chicks’ (“We Want To Meet This Moment”)
June 25, 2020
The Dixie Chicks Drop ‘Dixie’ from Their Name, Are Now Just ‘The Chicks’ (“We Want To Meet This Moment”)

The Dixie Chicks have dropped ‘Dixie’ from their name, and will henceforth be known as The Chicks. The country/pop group’s social media pages and website were updated to reflect the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘More,’ From His Upcoming Album ‘On Sunset’ Due 7/3
June 24, 2020
New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘More,’ From His Upcoming Album ‘On Sunset’ Due 7/3

“More” is a new song from esteemed English rock icon Paul Weller, premiered on Wednesday as a preview of his upcoming album, On Sunset, which will be released July 3....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bright Eyes Premieres ‘Mariana Trench,’ Details New Album, Performs on ‘Colbert’
June 23, 2020
Bright Eyes Premieres ‘Mariana Trench,’ Details New Album, Performs on ‘Colbert’

Conor Oberst and Bright Eyes will release a new album, Down in the Weeds Where the World Once Was, on August 21 via Dead Oceans. The esteemed indie/rock band announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Headlining ‘#AllinWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief’ on 6/24, Streaming Live and on Amazon Prime
June 22, 2020
Pearl Jam Headlining ‘#AllinWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief’ on 6/24, Streaming Live and on Amazon Prime

This Wednesday, June 24, Pearl Jam will take part in a special online concert benefit show for its home state, Washington. #AllinWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief will stream at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hot Chip Gave ‘Dead Horse’ by Hayley Williams a Frantic Dance Remix — and it Works (Listen)
June 19, 2020
Hot Chip Gave ‘Dead Horse’ by Hayley Williams a Frantic Dance Remix — and it Works (Listen)

In early May, Hayley Williams of Paramore stepped out on her own with her first official solo album, Petals for Armor — a deep collection of songs showcasing her versatility...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #SaveOurStages: 600 Artists, Including Robert Plant, Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Joni Mitchell and More, Sign Letter Asking Congress to Help Indie Venues Survive COVID-19 Shutdown
June 19, 2020
#SaveOurStages: 600 Artists, Including Robert Plant, Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Joni Mitchell and More, Sign Letter Asking Congress to Help Indie Venues Survive COVID-19 Shutdown

It’s time to #SaveOurStages. Among the many devastating hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past few months is the chaos thrown into the live music world — and,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Black Pumas Play ‘Colors’ and Cover Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car’ on ‘Seth Meyers’ and ‘Colbert’
June 17, 2020
Watch Black Pumas Play ‘Colors’ and Cover Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car’ on ‘Seth Meyers’ and ‘Colbert’

Acclaimed Austin blues/rock duo Black Pumas had a huge 2019, releasing a self-titled debut album that led to a Best New Artist nomination at the Grammys — and the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young (Finally) Releases Long-Lost 1970s Album ‘Homegrown’ — Stream it Now
June 17, 2020
Neil Young (Finally) Releases Long-Lost 1970s Album ‘Homegrown’ — Stream it Now

After decades of circulating in unofficial, bootleg format, the album Homegrown has finally been released by Neil Young. The album has an official release date of Friday, June 19, but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance Postpones 2020 North American Tour Dates to 2021 Due to COVID-19
June 16, 2020
My Chemical Romance Postpones 2020 North American Tour Dates to 2021 Due to COVID-19

2020 was supposed to be a big year for My Chemical Romance, as the rock/punk/emo band played its first show since 2012 in December 2019 and was preparing for some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead to Be the Subject of a New Biopic
June 16, 2020
Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead to Be the Subject of a New Biopic

There’s only one Lemmy Kilmister — and the longtime vocalist/bassist of the band Motörhead will be the focus of his own biopic, it was reported on Tuesday by Deadline. Kilmister,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the Anticipated Release of Neil Young’s ‘Homegrown’ Album on 6/19 with ‘Vacancy’
June 15, 2020
Preview the Anticipated Release of Neil Young’s ‘Homegrown’ Album on 6/19 with ‘Vacancy’

This Friday, June 19, Neil Young will (finally) release Homegrown, the album the singer/songwriter recorded in 1974-75 but has never yet seen an official release. The album sessions are the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ed Sullivan Show YouTube Channel Launches with Archival Clips from Beach Boys, Supremes, Jackson 5, Neil Diamond, More
June 12, 2020
Ed Sullivan Show YouTube Channel Launches with Archival Clips from Beach Boys, Supremes, Jackson 5, Neil Diamond, More

A licensing deal struck between UMe and SOFA Entertainment Inc. has facilitated the launch of a new YouTube channel dedicated to the Ed Sullivan Show and all of its robust...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Rush: Watch an Animated, Conceptual Video for ‘The Spirit of Radio,’ an Homage to Late Drummer Neil Peart
June 12, 2020
New from Rush: Watch an Animated, Conceptual Video for ‘The Spirit of Radio,’ an Homage to Late Drummer Neil Peart

Last week, Rush released a 40th anniversary edition of 1980’s Permanent Waves, a landmark achievement in the Canadian prog-rock trio‘s career. On Friday, Rush premiered a new music video for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Order and Pet Shop Boys Reschedule ‘Unity Tour’ from Fall 2020 to 2021 Due to COVID-19
June 11, 2020
New Order and Pet Shop Boys Reschedule ‘Unity Tour’ from Fall 2020 to 2021 Due to COVID-19

This fall’s scheduled Unity Tour, a co-headlining trek from New Order and Pet Shop Boys, will now take place in Fall 2021, it was announced by the bands on Thursday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Alicia Bognanno and Bully: ‘Where to Start,’ A Grunge-y, Punky Bathroom Freak-Out of Cathartic Frustration
June 11, 2020
New from Alicia Bognanno and Bully: ‘Where to Start,’ A Grunge-y, Punky Bathroom Freak-Out of Cathartic Frustration

There’s a lot of angst behind “Where to Start,” the new song from Bully premiered on Thursday. Jarring, jangly guitars and the pained shouts of vocalist/guitarist Alicia Bognanno are the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Was Brian Jones Murdered? Director Danny Garcia Discusses New Documentary ‘Rolling Stone: Life and Death of Brian Jones’
June 10, 2020
Was Brian Jones Murdered? Director Danny Garcia Discusses New Documentary ‘Rolling Stone: Life and Death of Brian Jones’

When Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones was found dead in the swimming pool of his UK home July 3, 1969, many believed he had been a victim of a...

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 | Austin Duo Black Pumas Premiere Gentle Cover of Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car,’ Participating in ‘A Night for Austin’ Live Stream Event 6/10
June 9, 2020
Austin Duo Black Pumas Premiere Gentle Cover of Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car,’ Participating in ‘A Night for Austin’ Live Stream Event 6/10

Austin-based rock/blues duo Black Pumas had been playing Tracy Chapman’s breakout 1988 single “Fast Car” on tour over the past few months, and it was a big hit with fans...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Q&A: Dion on His NYC Roots and His Star-Studded New Album, ‘Blues With Friends’
June 5, 2020
Q&A: Dion on His NYC Roots and His Star-Studded New Album, ‘Blues With Friends’

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame icon Dion first scored major success almost sixty years ago with smash hits like “The Wanderer,” “Runaround Sue” and “Ruby Baby.” Since then, Dion...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Steve Priest of The Sweet: 1948-2020
June 4, 2020
Rest in Peace, Steve Priest of The Sweet: 1948-2020

Steve Priest, a founding member and bassist of the English glam-rock band The Sweet, has passed away at the age of 72. The news was confirmed on Thursday by the...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies Mourn the Passing of Artist Terry Quirk, Who Designed the Band’s Classic ‘Odessey and Oracle’ Album Cover
June 3, 2020
The Zombies Mourn the Passing of Artist Terry Quirk, Who Designed the Band’s Classic ‘Odessey and Oracle’ Album Cover

Terry Quirk, the acclaimed illustrator and writer known for designing the album cover for Odessey and Oracle, the breakthrough 1968 album from The Zombies, passed away earlier this week at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Lifeson of Rush Doesn’t Feel ‘Inspired or Motivated’ to Play Guitar After Neil Peart’s Passing
June 3, 2020
Alex Lifeson of Rush Doesn’t Feel ‘Inspired or Motivated’ to Play Guitar After Neil Peart’s Passing

For any group of musicians, resuming work as a musical entity after the death of a band mate can be an insurmountable task — even more so if the deceased...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Guitarist Bob Kulick (KISS, W.A.S.P., Lou Reed, Meat Loaf, More): 1950 – 2020
May 29, 2020
Rest in Peace, Guitarist Bob Kulick (KISS, W.A.S.P., Lou Reed, Meat Loaf, More): 1950 – 2020

Esteemed guitarist and industry veteran Bob Kulick has passed away at the age of 70, it was reported on Friday by his younger brother, Bruce Kulick, on social media. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New: Hear Elton John and Lady Gaga Collaborate on the Pulsating ‘Sine From Above,’ from Gaga’s New Album ‘Chromatica’ (Out Now)
May 29, 2020
New: Hear Elton John and Lady Gaga Collaborate on the Pulsating ‘Sine From Above,’ from Gaga’s New Album ‘Chromatica’ (Out Now)

On Friday, Lady Gaga returned with Chromatica, her anticipated sixth solo album and the first since 2016’s Joanne, released after a few delays caused by the COVID-pandemic. Among the high-profile...

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 | American Hi-Fi Covers Joe Jackson’s ‘Steppin’ Out,’ the First in a Series of New Covers (Listen)
May 27, 2020
American Hi-Fi Covers Joe Jackson’s ‘Steppin’ Out,’ the First in a Series of New Covers (Listen)

The world hasn’t heard much from American Hi-Fi in a while — but the Boston-based rock/power pop band known for the hit 2000 single “Flavor of the Weak” returned last...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 1975 Sampling Christopher Cross and The Temptations on ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ Shows the Band’s Appreciation of What Came Before
May 26, 2020
The 1975 Sampling Christopher Cross and The Temptations on ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ Shows the Band’s Appreciation of What Came Before

Last Friday, May 21, English pop/rock band The 1975 released a new album, Notes on a Conditional Form. The 22-track album of nearly an hour and a half of new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ’26 East, Vol. 1,’ the New Album from Dennis DeYoung (Listen)
May 21, 2020
Out Now: ’26 East, Vol. 1,’ the New Album from Dennis DeYoung (Listen)

Dennis DeYoung had a simple goal in mind for his new studio album, 26 East, Vol. 1, which was released on Friday: “I said it was a concept album and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ by The 1975 is an Ambitious, Exhausting and Rewarding Adventure (Album Review)
May 21, 2020
Out Now: ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ by The 1975 is an Ambitious, Exhausting and Rewarding Adventure (Album Review)

The 1975 doesn’t make albums of easy-digestible indie pop/rock, opting instead for sprawling, genre-hopping explorations in grandiosity and excess rooted in the most shimmery of ’80s pop — and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hayley Williams is the First Woman to Hit No. 1 on the Billboard Rock Albums Chart Solo and With a Group, Thanks to ‘Petals for Armor’
May 21, 2020
Hayley Williams is the First Woman to Hit No. 1 on the Billboard Rock Albums Chart Solo and With a Group, Thanks to ‘Petals for Armor’

On May 8, singer/songwriter Hayley Williams released Petals for Armor, her first official solo album after five records as the front woman for alt/punk band Paramore. Two weeks later, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blues/Country Rocker Travis McCready Played the First ‘Pandemic Concert’ in the U.S. This Week, and it Was a Bit Surreal
May 20, 2020
Blues/Country Rocker Travis McCready Played the First ‘Pandemic Concert’ in the U.S. This Week, and it Was a Bit Surreal

On Monday night, blues/country rocker Travis McCready of the band Bishop Gunn played a live concert in front of fans at TempleLive in Fort Smith, Arkansas. In the era before...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Harry Styles’ ‘Watermelon Sugar’ Video (Dedicated to ‘Touching’) Will Make You Feel Like You’re Breaking Social Distancing Rules
May 18, 2020
Harry Styles’ ‘Watermelon Sugar’ Video (Dedicated to ‘Touching’) Will Make You Feel Like You’re Breaking Social Distancing Rules

Harry Styles said it himself in “Watermelon Sugar,” a standout song from the pop singer‘s December 2019 album Fine Line: I want more berries and that summer feelin’ It’s so wonderful and warm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bono Wrote  Fan Letters to 60 of His Musical Heroes for His 60th Birthday and it’s Great
May 15, 2020
Bono Wrote Fan Letters to 60 of His Musical Heroes for His 60th Birthday and it’s Great

Bono, the man known as Paul David Hewson in another life, celebrated his 60th birthday on May 10 — and boy, did the man known for bombast and passion with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Jorge Santana, Younger Brother of Carlos Santana: 1951 – 2020
May 15, 2020
Rest in Peace Jorge Santana, Younger Brother of Carlos Santana: 1951 – 2020

Jorge Santana, younger brother of Carlos Santana and a gifted guitarist who toured occasionally with the Santana band, has died at the age of 68, it was reported on Friday....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young is Finally Releasing His Unreleased Album ‘Homegrown’ on 6/19; Stream ‘Try’
May 15, 2020
Neil Young is Finally Releasing His Unreleased Album ‘Homegrown’ on 6/19; Stream ‘Try’

Homegrown is a rather legendary unreleased album from Neil Young. Recorded in parts across 1974 and ’75, the record has never been officially released (ignoring all the bootlegs, of course)....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Melissa Etheridge Issues Statement Regarding Death of Her 21-Year-Old Son, Beckett Cypher
May 13, 2020
Melissa Etheridge Issues Statement Regarding Death of Her 21-Year-Old Son, Beckett Cypher

On Wednesday afternoon, the sad news came through that Beckett Cypher, the 21-year-old son of Melissa Etheridge with her former partner Julie Cypher, had passed away. We’re sad to inform...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Rodgers and His Daughter, Jasmine, Participate in New ‘Imagine’ Cover from Nathan James (Inglorious), Geoff Downes and More (Listen)
May 13, 2020
Paul Rodgers and His Daughter, Jasmine, Participate in New ‘Imagine’ Cover from Nathan James (Inglorious), Geoff Downes and More (Listen)

Bad Company vocalist Paul Rodgers recently took part in an all-star team-up borne out of COVID-19 isolation, contributing vocals to a cover of John Lennon‘s classic “Imagine.” Put together by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #StayHomeSweetHome on Friday 5/15 and Watch the Mötley Crüe Biopic ‘The Dirt’ with Mötley Crüe
May 12, 2020
#StayHomeSweetHome on Friday 5/15 and Watch the Mötley Crüe Biopic ‘The Dirt’ with Mötley Crüe

Do you have plans this coming Friday night, May 15? Now you do: Fire up Netflix, specifically the 2019 Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt, and watch along with the band....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson Reveals Battle with Incurable Lung Disease COPD in ‘Big Interview’ with Dan Rather
May 12, 2020
Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson Reveals Battle with Incurable Lung Disease COPD in ‘Big Interview’ with Dan Rather

This week, AXS’ The Big Interview will feature a conversation between Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull and veteran news man Dan Rather — and during the chat, Anderson revealed that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dennis DeYoung Talks the Legacy of Styx, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview)
May 12, 2020
Dennis DeYoung Talks the Legacy of Styx, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview)

When Dennis DeYoung performed “The Best of Times” recently from home on piano and posted it to YouTube, it didn’t take long for his 1981 Top 10 hit with Styx...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Della Mae
May 11, 2020
Turn Me On: Della Mae

The Grammy-nominated Americana powerhouse Della Mae have found themselves releasing their fourth album, the staggeringly satisfying Headlight, amidst a global pandemic and the effective caesura of live music. In a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl, Fan of Live Music, Pens Emotional Column About Its Eventual Return: ‘We Need Moments That Reassure Us That We Are Not Alone’
May 11, 2020
Dave Grohl, Fan of Live Music, Pens Emotional Column About Its Eventual Return: ‘We Need Moments That Reassure Us That We Are Not Alone’

There’s a moment at any Foo Fighters gig that stands above the rest. Dave Grohl emerges, alone, with a guitar, and begins playing “Everlong,” his band’s classic tune from 1997’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Arresting and Deeply Vulnerable, ‘Petals for Armor’ is a Resilient Exploration of Self-Care for Hayley Williams of Paramore (Listen/Review)
May 8, 2020
Arresting and Deeply Vulnerable, ‘Petals for Armor’ is a Resilient Exploration of Self-Care for Hayley Williams of Paramore (Listen/Review)

Listening to Petals for Armor, the new solo album from Hayley Williams, you might forget this is the artist who rose to fame as the lead singer for pop/punk/alt-rock band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Legendary Guitarist Steve Hackett Readying Autobiography, ‘A Genesis In My Bed,’ for July 2020 Release
May 7, 2020
Legendary Guitarist Steve Hackett Readying Autobiography, ‘A Genesis In My Bed,’ for July 2020 Release

It’s been a long time coming, but renowned guitarist Steve Hackett will (finally) release his autobiography this coming July. Titled A Genesis In My Bed, it promises to be an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Village,’ Featuring Mick Talbot on Keys — Weller’s New Album ‘On Sunset’ Due Out 6/19
May 7, 2020
New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Village,’ Featuring Mick Talbot on Keys — Weller’s New Album ‘On Sunset’ Due Out 6/19

Esteemed English singer/songwriter Paul Weller has premiered “Village,” a new single from The Modfather’s upcoming album On Sunset, which is slated to be released on June 19. Stream the warm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Angeles-Based Musical Collective The Tribe (ft. Singer John Pratt) Records ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’ While Socially Distancing
May 6, 2020
Los Angeles-Based Musical Collective The Tribe (ft. Singer John Pratt) Records ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’ While Socially Distancing

The time couldn’t be any better for the return of a song as powerful and anthemic as “With a Little Help from My Friends,” the classic Beatles track that was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Memorabilia from the Beatles, Prince, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Many More in New Julien’s Auctions ‘Music Icons 2020’ Collection
May 5, 2020
Memorabilia from the Beatles, Prince, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Many More in New Julien’s Auctions ‘Music Icons 2020’ Collection

Next month, Julien’s Auctions will host a special new auction, and the Music Icons 2020 collection is among the most eye-popping you’ll ever hear about. Scheduled for June 19 and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rise Up New York!’ COVID-19 Telethon to Air 5/11, ft. Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Sting, Mariah Carey and More
May 4, 2020
‘Rise Up New York!’ COVID-19 Telethon to Air 5/11, ft. Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Sting, Mariah Carey and More

On Monday, May 11, another star-studded COVID-19 fundraising effort will take place, and Rise Up New York! will feature participation from a number of big-name music and entertainer acts. Via...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Action Skulls (Bill Mumy, Vicki Peterson and John Cowsill) Made an Album During COVID-19 Isolation; Stream ‘A Different World’
May 1, 2020
Action Skulls (Bill Mumy, Vicki Peterson and John Cowsill) Made an Album During COVID-19 Isolation; Stream ‘A Different World’

Action Skulls is a formidable musical project combining the many talents of Vicki Peterson of the Bangles, her husband, John Cowsill (drummer of Cowsills and the Beach Boys) and Bill...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson/Van Dyke Parks Reissuing ‘Orange Crate Art’ LP; Stream Their Cover of ‘What A Wonderful World’
April 30, 2020
Brian Wilson/Van Dyke Parks Reissuing ‘Orange Crate Art’ LP; Stream Their Cover of ‘What A Wonderful World’

On June 29, Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks will reissue their 1995 album, Orange Crate Art, via Omnivore Recordings, marking the LP’s 25th anniversary. The collaborative record came about...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Hands Together,’ We Can Overcome COVID-19 (Stream the Catchy New Song from Singer/Songwriter Rob Bonfiglio)
April 30, 2020
‘Hands Together,’ We Can Overcome COVID-19 (Stream the Catchy New Song from Singer/Songwriter Rob Bonfiglio)

In early March, singer/songwriter Rob Bonfiglio was approached by Kevin Wachs, CEO of Earthly Body (and president/publisher of RockCellarMagazine.com), with the idea of writing a song for their Hemp Seed Hand...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Read Dave Grohl’s Wistful Story of a Surreal Email Exchange with David Bowie (and Bowie Telling Him to “F*** Off”)
April 29, 2020
Read Dave Grohl’s Wistful Story of a Surreal Email Exchange with David Bowie (and Bowie Telling Him to “F*** Off”)

Ever since launching his new Instagram account, Dave’s True Stories, Dave Grohl has not disappointed. Each entry has been packed with humor and candidness — both calling cards of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go to the Woods of Montana to Experience Dan Dubuque’s Slide Guitar Covers the Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Rage Against the Machine and Tool
April 29, 2020
Go to the Woods of Montana to Experience Dan Dubuque’s Slide Guitar Covers the Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Rage Against the Machine and Tool

Perched deep in the woods of Montana is a man named Dan Dubuque. Over the past few weeks, Dubuque (follow him on Facebook here) has uploaded a series of performances...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ Tribute Album Out 9/4, ft. U2, Elton John, Nick Cave, Joan Jett, Many More (Produced by Hal Willner)
April 29, 2020
‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ Tribute Album Out 9/4, ft. U2, Elton John, Nick Cave, Joan Jett, Many More (Produced by Hal Willner)

On September 4, a very special, star-studded tribute album honoring Marc Bolan and T. Rex will be released via BMG. Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex will present...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘Blvds. of Splendor’ from Cherie Currie, a New Album Featuring Billy Corgan, Slash, Juliette Lewis, Matt Sorum and More
April 28, 2020
Out Now: Stream ‘Blvds. of Splendor’ from Cherie Currie, a New Album Featuring Billy Corgan, Slash, Juliette Lewis, Matt Sorum and More

Today, Cherie Currie releases a new album, Blvds. of Splendor. The album, released via Joan Jett’s Blackhearts Records, is a new release from Currie, formerly of the Runaways — though...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘All Together Now!’ All-Star Online Concert Event Raises $110,000+ for COVID-19 Relief in Los Angeles (Watch/Donate)
April 27, 2020
‘All Together Now!’ All-Star Online Concert Event Raises $110,000+ for COVID-19 Relief in Los Angeles (Watch/Donate)

This past Saturday, April 25, Rock Cellar Productions in association with the Get Together Foundation and City Council member John Lee, presented ALL TOGETHER NOW! – an online concert event...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Amoeba Music’s Iconic Hollywood Store Will Not Reopen Before Moving to New Location Due to COVID-19
April 27, 2020
Amoeba Music’s Iconic Hollywood Store Will Not Reopen Before Moving to New Location Due to COVID-19

In an update and release issued on Monday, Amoeba Music revealed that its Sunset Boulevard location, a famed Hollywood landmark, will not be reopening due to COVID-19. Back in early...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I Was Not Expecting Post Malone’s Nirvana Concert for COVID-19 Relief to Be THAT Great
April 27, 2020
I Was Not Expecting Post Malone’s Nirvana Concert for COVID-19 Relief to Be THAT Great

You know Post Malone as a hip-hop/pop superstar, a “Rockstar” in the general definition of the term, rather than the specific — that is, he isn’t known as a “rock”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell Premieres New Song/Video Recorded in ‘Lockdown,’ Proceeds Benefiting Feeding America
April 22, 2020
Mike Campbell Premieres New Song/Video Recorded in ‘Lockdown,’ Proceeds Benefiting Feeding America

The coronavirus pandemic may have forced Mike Campbell to postpone the release of The Dirty Knobs’ debut album, Wreckless Abandon, to September 18, but the longtime Tom Petty & the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Florence + the Machine: Stream the Uplifting ‘Light of Love,’ Benefiting Intensive Care Society COVID-19 Fund
April 17, 2020
New Florence + the Machine: Stream the Uplifting ‘Light of Love,’ Benefiting Intensive Care Society COVID-19 Fund

The best Florence + the Machine songs have a cathartic, healing quality to them, and that’s very much the case with “Light of Love,” a new song premiered by the...

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 | Behind the Curtain: (Almost) Close Encounters of the Eric Clapton Kind
April 14, 2020
Behind the Curtain: (Almost) Close Encounters of the Eric Clapton Kind

Most Behind the Curtain columns feature Steve Rosen detailing his eye-popping encounters with rock and roll icons — but this piece, about his decades-long pursuit of Eric Clapton, is different....

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Desolation Angels’ at 40: Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke and Mick Ralphs on Bad Company’s Classic LP (The Interview)
April 14, 2020
‘Desolation Angels’ at 40: Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke and Mick Ralphs on Bad Company’s Classic LP (The Interview)

Following up the Burning Sky album, an adventurous excursion into experimentation and wide vista sonic landscapes, Bad Company returned to the charts in a big way with 1979’s Desolation Angels....

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Jersey 4 Jersey’ COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser 4/22, ft. Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Tony Bennett, Whoopi Goldberg and More on ABC
April 14, 2020
‘Jersey 4 Jersey’ COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser 4/22, ft. Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Tony Bennett, Whoopi Goldberg and More on ABC

On Tuesday, Bruce Springsteen called in to Good Morning America to announce something very special to his heart: Jersey 4 Jersey, a star-studded streaming concert event geared around raising funds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sturgill Simpson Relays Story of Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis, Frustrating Attempts to Get Tested
April 13, 2020
Sturgill Simpson Relays Story of Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis, Frustrating Attempts to Get Tested

Acclaimed songwriter/singer Sturgill Simpson posted a message on his Instagram account over the weekend confirming that he is currently recovering after testing positive for the coronavirus. It was Sturgill’s path...

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 | Watch John Prine Tributes from Roger Waters, Bonnie Raitt, Phoebe Bridgers and More
April 13, 2020
Watch John Prine Tributes from Roger Waters, Bonnie Raitt, Phoebe Bridgers and More

The past few days have seen several musicians/artists pay their respects to John Prine, the late country/folk icon who passed away last week due to complications from the coronavirus. Bonnie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy F Gibbons Remembers John Prine: ‘He Had a Nobility That Radiated Like a Million Watt Radio Station Just Across the Border’
April 8, 2020
Billy F Gibbons Remembers John Prine: ‘He Had a Nobility That Radiated Like a Million Watt Radio Station Just Across the Border’

The death of country/folk legend John Prine, who passed away this week at 73 after a brave battle with  COVID-19, left the music world rattled. Prine was an icon of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cherie Currie: New Album ‘Blvds of Splendor,’ ft. Billy Corgan, Matt Sorum, Slash, Juliette Lewis and More, Out 4/28
April 8, 2020
Cherie Currie: New Album ‘Blvds of Splendor,’ ft. Billy Corgan, Matt Sorum, Slash, Juliette Lewis and More, Out 4/28

On April 28, Cherie Currie will release a new studio album — and the former standout from the Runaways has put together quite a package with Blvds. of Splendor. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don’t Miss Phoebe Bridgers Playing a Set from Her Apartment on Friday 4/10
April 8, 2020
Don’t Miss Phoebe Bridgers Playing a Set from Her Apartment on Friday 4/10

Phoebe Bridgers, one of the most celebrated indie/rock singer/songwriters of the past few years, will play a set from her apartment on Friday, April 10 at 4 p.m. EDT via...

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 | 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 | America Releasing ‘Half Century’ 8-Disc Box Set Commemorating 50th Anniversary (Video)
April 6, 2020
America Releasing ‘Half Century’ 8-Disc Box Set Commemorating 50th Anniversary (Video)

America, the band formed in 1970 by Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek and Gerry Beckley, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year — and the band will celebrate the milestone in June...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Duran Duran’s John Taylor Recovering After Bout with Coronavirus, an Experience That Felt Like a ‘Turbo-Charged Flu’
April 6, 2020
Duran Duran’s John Taylor Recovering After Bout with Coronavirus, an Experience That Felt Like a ‘Turbo-Charged Flu’

Over the weekend, Duran Duran bassist John Taylor used the band’s social media pages to issue an update to fans — announcing that he had recently mounted a battle against...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to an Hour-Plus Interview with Tom Petty, Circa 1985 and the ‘Southern Accents’ Era
March 31, 2020
Listen to an Hour-Plus Interview with Tom Petty, Circa 1985 and the ‘Southern Accents’ Era

In 1985, rock and roll writer Steve Rosen headed to Sunset Boulevard to interview Tom Petty. Southern Accents, Petty’s sixth album with the Heartbreakers, had recently been released and Petty...

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 | A Rejuvenated Pearl Jam Enters its Fourth Decade with the Unexpectedly Dynamic ‘Gigaton’ (Album Review/Listen)
March 27, 2020
A Rejuvenated Pearl Jam Enters its Fourth Decade with the Unexpectedly Dynamic ‘Gigaton’ (Album Review/Listen)

Pearl Jam don’t have anything left to prove. The band released its new studio album, Gigaton, on Friday, and did so with an unassailable spot in music history already cemented....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to ‘Murder Most Foul,’ a New, 17-Minute Epic from Bob Dylan About the JFK Assassination
March 27, 2020
Listen to ‘Murder Most Foul,’ a New, 17-Minute Epic from Bob Dylan About the JFK Assassination

Were you expecting to listen to a 17-minute song from Bob Dylan in 2020? Probably not. Were you expecting to listen to a 17-minute Bob Dylan song focusing on the...

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 | Glen Campbell’s Recording of Jimmy Webb’s ‘Wichita Lineman’ Inducted Into the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress
March 25, 2020
Glen Campbell’s Recording of Jimmy Webb’s ‘Wichita Lineman’ Inducted Into the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress

“Wichita Lineman” is a classic, and the Jimmy Webb-penned song made famous by the late Glen Campbell received a very high honor this week when it was inducted into the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear 73 Self-Quarantined Singers Perform Bono’s New Song ‘Let Your Love Be Known’
March 24, 2020
Hear 73 Self-Quarantined Singers Perform Bono’s New Song ‘Let Your Love Be Known’

Last week, Bono debuted a new solo song dedicated to the first responders and medical professionals aiding those affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Uploaded to U2’s social media pages,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Launching #MetallicaMondays Streaming Concert Series with Slane Castle Gig Tonight 3/23
March 23, 2020
Metallica Launching #MetallicaMondays Streaming Concert Series with Slane Castle Gig Tonight 3/23

Monday brought with it two key announcements in the world of Metallica. First, the band sent out a heartfelt message to fans via social media regarding the coronavirus pandemic and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kenny Rogers Passes Away, Family Directs Donations to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund
March 21, 2020
Kenny Rogers Passes Away, Family Directs Donations to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund

The music world lost one of its most legendary figures late Friday night when country music icon Kenny Rogers passed away at the age of 81. The news was announced...

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 | New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Earth Beat,’ from Weller’s New Album ‘On Sunset’
March 18, 2020
New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Earth Beat,’ from Weller’s New Album ‘On Sunset’

Iconic English musician/songwriter Paul Weller will get back after it on June 12 when he releases his new solo record, On Sunset — and on Tuesday, the former member of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | March 2020 Issue
March 12, 2020
March 2020 Issue

Click below to enjoy our new March 2020 features: Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview) John Lodge Q&A: The Moody Blues, Rock Cruises...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Revenge Songs
March 12, 2020
Top 11 Revenge Songs

This month’s Top 11 list concerns revenge … a topic that’s served as the inspiration for all sorts of songs over the years! “We should forgive our enemies, but not...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Joe Perry and Aerosmith, Before and After Getting Clean
March 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Joe Perry and Aerosmith, Before and After Getting Clean

For this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen recalls various encounters with Joe Perry and Aerosmith at disparate points in the band’s career — first as a fledgling guitar god,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 320 Festival, ‘A Mental Health Movement,’ Coming 5/9 in L.A.: Q&A with Talinda Bennington, Widow of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington
March 10, 2020
320 Festival, ‘A Mental Health Movement,’ Coming 5/9 in L.A.: Q&A with Talinda Bennington, Widow of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington

On May 9, the 320 Festival will take place at L.A. Live in Los Angeles in hopes of advancing the conversation about mental health through face-to-face meetings with non-profit organizations,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Health Setback Pushes Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs’ Debut LP, Tour to the Fall
March 6, 2020
Health Setback Pushes Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs’ Debut LP, Tour to the Fall

The Dirty Knobs, the musical project helmed by Mike Campbell of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, was to release its debut album, Wreckless Abandon, this month — but a health...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jewel Premieres ‘No More Tears’ Video, Supporting New Youth Homelessness Documentary ‘Lost in America’ (In Theaters Now)
March 5, 2020
Jewel Premieres ‘No More Tears’ Video, Supporting New Youth Homelessness Documentary ‘Lost in America’ (In Theaters Now)

Before breaking into the music scene with her standout 1995 debut album Pieces of You, singer/songwriter Jewel experienced the hardship of homelessness firsthand — and it’s due in part to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Adds Dates to Spring 2020 Solo Tour
March 2, 2020
Ann Wilson Adds Dates to Spring 2020 Solo Tour

Ann Wilson recently announced plans for a solo tour that will find her performing classics from the Heart catalog as well as additional material, and she’s since added some dates...

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 | Go Back to School with Chris Martin in Coldplay’s Dreamy New Video for ‘Champion of the World’
February 26, 2020
Go Back to School with Chris Martin in Coldplay’s Dreamy New Video for ‘Champion of the World’

There’s always a dreamlike quality to the best music from Coldplay — the English pop/rock band has frequently found a way to elevate its music to the realm of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday, George Harrison: Beatles Legend Remembered for His 77th Birthday
February 25, 2020
Happy Birthday, George Harrison: Beatles Legend Remembered for His 77th Birthday

Note: Portions of this article originally ran in 2019 to commemorate the 76th birthday of George Harrison.  Today, February 25, would have been George Harrison‘s 77th birthday — and while...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Santana + Earth, Wind & Fire Announce ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ 2020 Tour
February 25, 2020
Santana + Earth, Wind & Fire Announce ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ 2020 Tour

Hope you’re ready for a good time this summer, because Santana + Earth, Wind & Fire are heading out on the road together. Announced on Tuesday, the Miraculous Supernatural tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Family of Neil Peart Planning ‘A Night For Neil — The Neil Peart Memorial Celebration 2020’ Concert Event in May
February 24, 2020
Family of Neil Peart Planning ‘A Night For Neil — The Neil Peart Memorial Celebration 2020’ Concert Event in May

Meridian Centre, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada will be the location of a special concert event paying tribute to late Rush drummer Neil Peart, who passed away in January after a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Best Coast Tries to Make Sense of Life’s Ups and Downs with New LP ‘Always Tomorrow’ (Listen)
February 21, 2020
Out Now: Best Coast Tries to Make Sense of Life’s Ups and Downs with New LP ‘Always Tomorrow’ (Listen)

It’s been a rough couple of years for Bethany Cosentino, guitarist/vocalist of Los Angeles indie/rock band Best Coast. When the band’s new album, Always Tomorrow, was initially announced, it came...

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 | Healing Wishes to Sir Elton John, Who Ended a New Zealand Gig Early After Walking Pneumonia Forced Him Off-Stage
February 17, 2020
Healing Wishes to Sir Elton John, Who Ended a New Zealand Gig Early After Walking Pneumonia Forced Him Off-Stage

Over the weekend, Sir Elton John came down with a case of walking pneumonia while on tour in New Zealand. The 72-year-old didn’t let that keep him from taking the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Riffin’ with Trace Foster, Guitar Tech to the Stars (Joe Perry, Geezer Butler, Angus Young and More)
February 13, 2020
Riffin’ with Trace Foster, Guitar Tech to the Stars (Joe Perry, Geezer Butler, Angus Young and More)

Behind the scenes of every great guitar player is a great guitar tech. They are a guitarist’s safety net and security blanket, their advisor, supervisor, and comrade at arms all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Announces 20/20 Vision Tour with Special Guests ZZ Top
February 13, 2020
Def Leppard Announces 20/20 Vision Tour with Special Guests ZZ Top

2020 is set to be a massive year for Def Leppard. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band is set to embark on the Stadium Tour alongside Motley Crue,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Friendship
February 11, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Friendship

Top 11 Songs About Friendship — a list that barely scratches the surface. If you think of any more that you’d add, let us know! “An old friend will help...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Jazz Keyboardist/Pat Metheny Group Member Lyle Mays: 1953 – 2020
February 11, 2020
Rest in Peace, Jazz Keyboardist/Pat Metheny Group Member Lyle Mays: 1953 – 2020

The music world has lost renowned jazz pianist Lyle Mays, who passed away at the age of 66 in Los Angeles. Mays won 11 Grammy Awards over the course of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Keith Richards Says He’s Quit Smoking — and Good for Him if So!
February 7, 2020
Keith Richards Says He’s Quit Smoking — and Good for Him if So!

This week came with some pretty huge news for the Rolling Stones — and we’re not just talking about their No Filter tour, which announced a new slate of North...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Used Gets Literary with New Song/Music Video, ‘Paradise Lost, a poem by John Milton’
February 7, 2020
The Used Gets Literary with New Song/Music Video, ‘Paradise Lost, a poem by John Milton’

There is a lot going on in Paradise Lost, the epic poem first published by English poet John Milton in 1667. Every line — and there are more than 10,000...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead & Company Map Out Summer 2020 Tour Dates
February 6, 2020
Dead & Company Map Out Summer 2020 Tour Dates

When we last spoke with drummer Bill Kreutzmann, the Grateful Dead icon was having an absolute blast out on the road with Dead & Company — and with another warm...

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 | Best Coast Readying New Album ‘Always Tomorrow,’ for 2/21 Release — Preview the LP with Three Songs
February 5, 2020
Best Coast Readying New Album ‘Always Tomorrow,’ for 2/21 Release — Preview the LP with Three Songs

On Feb. 21, Los Angeles-based indie/rock band Best Coast will release a new album titled Always Tomorrow. The two-piece, made up of guitarist/vocalist Bethany Cosentino and guitarist Bobb Bruno, have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview James Taylor’s New ‘American Standard’ Album with a Making-Of Vignette
February 4, 2020
Preview James Taylor’s New ‘American Standard’ Album with a Making-Of Vignette

On Feb. 28, legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor will release a new collection titled American Standard. Announced in late January, the album (up for pre-order right now) is a collection of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Chuck Berry: Brown Eyed Handsome Man,’ ft. Archival Tributes from Jimi Hendrix/Beatles/Rolling Stones/Linda Ronstadt and More, Set for PBS 2/29
February 4, 2020
‘Chuck Berry: Brown Eyed Handsome Man,’ ft. Archival Tributes from Jimi Hendrix/Beatles/Rolling Stones/Linda Ronstadt and More, Set for PBS 2/29

Charles Edward Anderson Berry. You might know him better as Chuck Berry, undeniable pioneer of what we now know as “rock and roll.” The man’s presence, music and legacy has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Julian Lennon Reveals Cancer Scare, Uses Experience to Motivate Others to ‘Take Time Out For Yourself’
February 4, 2020
Julian Lennon Reveals Cancer Scare, Uses Experience to Motivate Others to ‘Take Time Out For Yourself’

Today, Feb. 4., is World Cancer Day. It’s a day led by the Union for International Cancer Control, an opportunity for us all to come together in the continued efforts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Releasing ‘The Early Years 79-81’ Box Set (with Unreleased Material) in March Ahead of This Summer’s ‘Stadium Tour’
January 31, 2020
Def Leppard Releasing ‘The Early Years 79-81’ Box Set (with Unreleased Material) in March Ahead of This Summer’s ‘Stadium Tour’

2020 is poised to be another gigantic year for Def Leppard, as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band will head out on the Stadium Tour alongside Motley Crue,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | James Taylor Debuts ‘Teach Me Tonight,’ from New ‘American Standard’ LP, Announces Tour with Jackson Browne
January 23, 2020
James Taylor Debuts ‘Teach Me Tonight,’ from New ‘American Standard’ LP, Announces Tour with Jackson Browne

Iconic singer/songwriter James Taylor is truly an American icon, and he’ll return on February 28 with a new album titled American Standard. Announced on Thursday, the news came with the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Allman Brothers Band: 50th Anniversary ‘Trouble No More’ Retrospective Set Coming (10-LP, 5-CD) in February
January 14, 2020
Allman Brothers Band: 50th Anniversary ‘Trouble No More’ Retrospective Set Coming (10-LP, 5-CD) in February

2020 is all about commemorating five decades of the Allman Brothers Band — and on Feb. 28, Island Mercury/UMe will release Trouble No More: 50th Anniversary Collection, a robust assortment...

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 | 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 | Seaside Rockin’ with KISS on KISS Kruise IX (Photos/Recap)
January 14, 2020
Seaside Rockin’ with KISS on KISS Kruise IX (Photos/Recap)

Time for another inside look at the KISS Kruise, the annual seaside rock and roll festival thrown by the Hottest Band in the Land … October 30th 10AM Port of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Stephen Stills
January 14, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Stephen Stills

STEPHEN STILLS: BEHIND THE CURTAIN  I do my food shopping at a market called Ralphs. Located at the corner of Ventura Blvd. and Coldwater Canyon, the location makes it a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in Recent Television Commercials
January 14, 2020
Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in Recent Television Commercials

Whether you watch an actual TV or subscribe to one or more streaming platforms, the concept of “television commercials” remains a huge part of consuming entertainment — and more than...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica, Elton John, Others Donate in Relief of Australian Fires — And You Can, Too
January 8, 2020
Metallica, Elton John, Others Donate in Relief of Australian Fires — And You Can, Too

The fires ravaging Australia right now are devastating — with as much as one billion wild animals feared dead so far, not to mention extensive damage to a huge amount...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The World is Going ‘Straight to Hell,’ but Ozzy Osbourne Feels Just Fine in His New Music Video (Watch)
January 6, 2020
The World is Going ‘Straight to Hell,’ but Ozzy Osbourne Feels Just Fine in His New Music Video (Watch)

In these tumultuous times, it takes some fortitude to remain strong amid all the chaos — and for decades, Ozzy Osbourne has established himself as an icon of the highest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear Play Nirvana Songs with Beck and St. Vincent
January 5, 2020
Watch Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear Play Nirvana Songs with Beck and St. Vincent

Something very special took place in Los Angeles on Saturday night as part of the Heaven is Rock and Roll event, a celebration/concert honoring the Art of Elysium. One of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear of Nirvana Joining Forces Again for Los Angeles Benefit Concert
January 3, 2020
Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear of Nirvana Joining Forces Again for Los Angeles Benefit Concert

Back in October 2018, the Foo Fighters hosted their own curated music festival, Cal Jam 18, in San Bernardino, California. The night was capped off with a remarkable and eye-popping...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, English Songwriter/Comedian/Monty Python Collaborator Neil Innes: 1944 – 2019
December 30, 2019
Rest in Peace, English Songwriter/Comedian/Monty Python Collaborator Neil Innes: 1944 – 2019

Monday morning brought with it the sad news of the passing of Neil Innes, English writer/comedian/entertainer known for his bounty of collaborations with the comedy troupe Monty Python over the...

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 | Stream ‘For Real – For Tom,’ a New Tom Petty Tribute from Jakob Dylan, Dhani Harrison, Amos Lee, Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson and Micah Nelson
December 20, 2019
Stream ‘For Real – For Tom,’ a New Tom Petty Tribute from Jakob Dylan, Dhani Harrison, Amos Lee, Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson and Micah Nelson

“For Real” was a song from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers that was part of the recent The Best of Everything: The Definitive Career Spanning Hits Collection, which was released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Motley Crue’s New Video for ‘Looks that Kill,’ Featuring Side-By-Side Footage from the Netflix Biopic ‘The Dirt’
December 13, 2019
Watch Motley Crue’s New Video for ‘Looks that Kill,’ Featuring Side-By-Side Footage from the Netflix Biopic ‘The Dirt’

Infamous Sunset Strip rockers Motley Crue are going through something of a renaissance right now, so much so that the band rose from the dead, so to speak, as part...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Gene Simmons of KISS in 1978
December 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Gene Simmons of KISS in 1978

In August 1978, I interviewed Gene Simmons for what would become a January 1979 cover story in Guitar Player Magazine. Ace Frehley — whom I also interviewed — snagged the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recalling Elvis Presley’s Iconic 1969 Las Vegas Run, 50 Years Later
December 13, 2019
Recalling Elvis Presley’s Iconic 1969 Las Vegas Run, 50 Years Later

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s triumphant 1969 return to live performance with a sold-out engagement at the newly opened International Hotel in Las Vegas. The newly released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mongolian Folk/Metal Band The Hu Caps U.S. Tour with Help from Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix and From Ashes to New’s Danny Case (Recap)
December 11, 2019
Mongolian Folk/Metal Band The Hu Caps U.S. Tour with Help from Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix and From Ashes to New’s Danny Case (Recap)

This wasn’t a concert, it was an experience. The Hu, a captivating Mongolian folk/metal band that blends traditional throat singing with groove-oriented hard rock elements, finished a big U.S. tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne’s $25,000 Reward Still Stands Regarding Return of Stolen (and Partially Returned) Randy Rhoads Gear
December 11, 2019
Ozzy Osbourne’s $25,000 Reward Still Stands Regarding Return of Stolen (and Partially Returned) Randy Rhoads Gear

Last weekend, legendary rocker Ozzy Osbourne pledged a $25,000 reward to information leading to the arrest and conviction and/or return of gear and memorabilia that originally belonged to late guitarist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Lenny Kravitz’s Video for ‘Here to Love,’ the Anthem for the United Nations’ #FightRacism Campaign
December 10, 2019
Watch Lenny Kravitz’s Video for ‘Here to Love,’ the Anthem for the United Nations’ #FightRacism Campaign

Music can have the power to bring us together, and that concept is at the heart of “Here to Love,” a song featured on Raise Vibration, the 2018 album from Lenny...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Roxette Singer Marie Fredriksson (1958 – 2019)
December 10, 2019
Rest in Peace, Roxette Singer Marie Fredriksson (1958 – 2019)

Marie Fredriksson, vocalist for the Swedish pop/rock band Roxette, has passed away at the age of 61 after a battle with brain cancer. The news was posted to the band’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | After Ozzy Osbourne Pledged a $25,000 Reward for Information Regarding Stolen Randy Rhoads Gear, the Items Surfaced in a North Hollywood Dumpster
December 9, 2019
After Ozzy Osbourne Pledged a $25,000 Reward for Information Regarding Stolen Randy Rhoads Gear, the Items Surfaced in a North Hollywood Dumpster

On Thanksgiving night, a guitar previously belonging to phenomenally gifted guitarist Randy Rhoads was stolen from the Musonia School of Music in North Hollywood, California — and Ozzy Osbourne wants...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Definitive ‘Vegetarian Christmas’ Anthem is Finally Here Thanks to Young UK Band FEET and its Warm New Music Video
December 5, 2019
The Definitive ‘Vegetarian Christmas’ Anthem is Finally Here Thanks to Young UK Band FEET and its Warm New Music Video

Meet FEET. The young UK band knows the plight of the vegetarian come the holiday season. Everybody’s talking about chicken/turkey/ham dinners and lavish meat-heavy platters that will be served around...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You Can Now Own Jewelry Made Out of the Original Woodstock 1969 Stage
December 5, 2019
You Can Now Own Jewelry Made Out of the Original Woodstock 1969 Stage

2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock festival, which took place in upstate New York in 1969 and has rightly earned a place among the most important and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lynyrd Skynyrd: 2020 ‘Last of the Street Survivors’ U.S. Tour Dates Announced
December 3, 2019
Lynyrd Skynyrd: 2020 ‘Last of the Street Survivors’ U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Lynyrd Skynyrd has been on its farewell tour for going on three years now, hoping to visit Skynyrd fans far and wide on one last go-around before retiring from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath Telling Some Guy His Relationship is Done via Cameo is the Internet in its Best Form
November 25, 2019
Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath Telling Some Guy His Relationship is Done via Cameo is the Internet in its Best Form

Nobody wants to be told they’re suddenly single. That’s a talk both parties in any relationship dread. But when it’s over … is it really over? The answer is yes...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Posthumous Leonard Cohen Album ‘Thanks For The Dance’ Compiled By His Son (and a Mini-Documentary)
November 22, 2019
Out Now: Posthumous Leonard Cohen Album ‘Thanks For The Dance’ Compiled By His Son (and a Mini-Documentary)

Thanks for the Dance is a new album from Leonard Cohen that serves as the first posthumous release from the legendary singer/songwriter/poet/author, who passed away in 2016 at the age...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear a Fiery (and Previously Unreleased) Live Cut Called ‘Ezy Ryder’ from Jimi Hendrix and Band of Gypsys’ Fillmore East Concerts
November 20, 2019
Hear a Fiery (and Previously Unreleased) Live Cut Called ‘Ezy Ryder’ from Jimi Hendrix and Band of Gypsys’ Fillmore East Concerts

We’re all very fortunate that the Jimi Hendrix vaults haven’t been fully raided yet, as each new archival release adds to the legacy, myth and allure of the otherworldly gifted...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Behind the Curtain: Prepping for the End of the World with Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter
November 14, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Prepping for the End of the World with Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter

In this latest Behind the Curtain entry, Steve Rosen recounts an unexpectedly serious chat with Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, then of the Doobie Brothers, all about survival.  Imagine the world is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Setzer Cancels 16th Annual ‘Christmas Rocks!’ Tour Due to Doctor’s Orders, Citing ‘Severe’ Tinnitus
November 11, 2019
Brian Setzer Cancels 16th Annual ‘Christmas Rocks!’ Tour Due to Doctor’s Orders, Citing ‘Severe’ Tinnitus

Legendary rockabilly icon Brian Setzer has embarked on the ‘Christmas Rocks! tour each winter for 15 years, but on Monday the 60-year-old announced that this year’s tour has been canceled....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Netflix’s New ‘Dolly Parton’s Heatstrings’ Series Before it Premieres on Nov. 22
November 6, 2019
Preview Netflix’s New ‘Dolly Parton’s Heatstrings’ Series Before it Premieres on Nov. 22

Dolly Parton is a cultural institution, her songs iconic, her personality cherished and beloved among generations. And on Nov. 22, a special Netflix original series will be premiered that pays...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Wants to Combat the California Wildfires, and You Can Help
November 5, 2019
Metallica Wants to Combat the California Wildfires, and You Can Help

The past few months in California have been exceptionally windy, which has led to some deadly and massively destructive wildfires stretching from Northern to Southern edges of the state —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Imperfect Circle,’ Hootie and the Blowfish’s First New Album Since 2005
November 1, 2019
Stream ‘Imperfect Circle,’ Hootie and the Blowfish’s First New Album Since 2005

Hootie and the Blowfish. If hearing that name doesn’t make you think of the mid-1990s, nothing will. The band, fronted by Darius Rucker, he of eventual country music superstardom, was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bon Jovi’s New Video ‘Unbroken’ Explores the Difficulties of Military Veterans with PTSD, form the New Doc ‘To Be of Service’
November 1, 2019
Bon Jovi’s New Video ‘Unbroken’ Explores the Difficulties of Military Veterans with PTSD, form the New Doc ‘To Be of Service’

One of the most challenging aspects of being in the military is its long-term effects — namely Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, which remains a crucial issue to the conversation. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana: 2020 ‘Miraculous’ World Tour Announced, Celebrating 20th Anniversary of ‘Supernatural,’ 50th Anniversary of ‘Abraxas’ and More
October 28, 2019
Carlos Santana: 2020 ‘Miraculous’ World Tour Announced, Celebrating 20th Anniversary of ‘Supernatural,’ 50th Anniversary of ‘Abraxas’ and More

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana announced a big tour for 2020, which he’s calling the Miraculous Tour. It will span a little less than a month and hit various cities in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Paul Barrere of Little Feat: 1948 – 2019
October 28, 2019
Rest in Peace, Paul Barrere of Little Feat: 1948 – 2019

Over the weekend, sad news came across that Paul Barrere, longtime guitarist and vocalist of Little Feat, had passed away at the age of  71. The band’s statement provided details...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young + Crazy Horse Face Climate Change and Other Worldly Issues Head-On with Charged New Album ‘Colorado’ — Listen
October 25, 2019
Neil Young + Crazy Horse Face Climate Change and Other Worldly Issues Head-On with Charged New Album ‘Colorado’ — Listen

On “Shut It Down,” a new song from the Neil Young & Crazy Horse album Colorado, which was released on Friday, Young shouts the following impassioned lyrics: People tryin’ to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Toto Are ‘Calling it a Day’ After ’40 Trips Around the Sun’ Tour Wraps Up, Says Steve Lukather
October 17, 2019
Toto Are ‘Calling it a Day’ After ’40 Trips Around the Sun’ Tour Wraps Up, Says Steve Lukather

Toto are out on the road finishing up the massive 40 Trips Around the Sun tour, a triumphant outing commemorating the band‘s 40th anniversary — and when that’s done, they’re...

Rock Cellar Magazine | All-Star Tom Petty Birthday Tribute Concert Set for the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles Friday Oct. 19
October 16, 2019
All-Star Tom Petty Birthday Tribute Concert Set for the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles Friday Oct. 19

You don’t need to be reminded of the legacy of Tom Petty. For decades, the music he and the Heartbreakers made built a foundation upon which countless musicians found inspiration...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Sun Songs,’ the Raw New Solo Album from Everclear Front Man Art Alexakis (Listen)
October 11, 2019
Out Now: ‘Sun Songs,’ the Raw New Solo Album from Everclear Front Man Art Alexakis (Listen)

Everclear songwriter/guitarist/vocalist Art Alexakis has always used music to express his innermost thoughts and feelings — that personal well of inspiration was a driving force behind the band’s 1990s hits...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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. B