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Rock Cellar Magazine | New Zealand Indie Pop Band Yumi Zouma Blends Darkness and Light with the Deceptively Danceable “Mona Lisa”
November 11, 2021
New Zealand Indie Pop Band Yumi Zouma Blends Darkness and Light with the Deceptively Danceable “Mona Lisa”

“Mona Lisa” is the title of a new single from Yumi Zouma, a New Zealand-based indie/pop band with three studio albums under its belt. Debuted on Thursday, the song is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 1975 Previews ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’ with Irresistible Indie/Pop Anthem, “I’m In Love With You”
September 1, 2022
The 1975 Previews ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’ with Irresistible Indie/Pop Anthem, “I’m In Love With You”

Oct. 14 will bring with it the anticipated new album from English pop/rock/indie outfit The 1975.  On Thursday, the group shared its latest preview of the record, and “I’m In Love With You”...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Rising U.K. Indie/Pop Duo Wet Leg: Debut Album, North American Tour Coming in April 2022
November 29, 2021
Rising U.K. Indie/Pop Duo Wet Leg: Debut Album, North American Tour Coming in April 2022

Wet Leg, an indie duo from the U.K.’s Isle of Wight, is primed for a huge 2022. After arriving with authority thanks to the engaging debut single, “Chaise Longue,” Rhian...

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 | LA Indie/Pop Band Wallows Debuts New “I Don’t Want to Talk” Video, Announces 2022 Tour Dates
September 30, 2021
LA Indie/Pop Band Wallows Debuts New “I Don’t Want to Talk” Video, Announces 2022 Tour Dates

Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wallows could very well be one of the biggest band around right now — and they’re poised for an even bigger breakthrough in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Rising Indie/Pop Star girl in red Takes a Leap Forward with Debut LP ‘if i could make it go quiet’ (Listen)
April 30, 2021
Out Now: Rising Indie/Pop Star girl in red Takes a Leap Forward with Debut LP ‘if i could make it go quiet’ (Listen)

A few years of EPs and early releases put girl in red on many folks’ radar, and today, the 22-year-old Norwegian singer/songwriter born Marie Ulven released her debut full-length album, if...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Buzzworthy, Reddit-Backed Indie/Pop Band Sub-Radio Shares ’90s-Styled ‘Out of My Mind’ Video
April 8, 2021
Premiere: Buzzworthy, Reddit-Backed Indie/Pop Band Sub-Radio Shares ’90s-Styled ‘Out of My Mind’ Video

Sub-Radio is a Washington, D.C.-based indie/pop ensemble with some serious online buzz thanks to a series of live stream performances started in October on RPAN, Reddit’s open access live-streaming platform...

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 | Out Now: Deluxe Edition of the ‘Remote’ EP Recorded by Indie/Pop Band Wallows During COVID Lockdown
February 19, 2021
Out Now: Deluxe Edition of the ‘Remote’ EP Recorded by Indie/Pop Band Wallows During COVID Lockdown

Toward the end of October, Wallows — the indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The ‘Rapture’ Hits an English Cul-De-Sac in the Quirky New Video from English Indie/Pop Star Declan McKenna
December 2, 2020
The ‘Rapture’ Hits an English Cul-De-Sac in the Quirky New Video from English Indie/Pop Star Declan McKenna

Back in September, Declan McKenna released his second full-length album, Zeros. A sprawling, heavily themed album that brushes up against the influence of the Beatles, David Bowie and other legendary musical acts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Remote,’ a New EP from Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Recorded in Quarantine
October 23, 2020
Out Now: ‘Remote,’ a New EP from Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Recorded in Quarantine

There’s a solid chance that had it not been for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wallows would have experienced a huge 2020 filled with touring and even more success for the indie/pop...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Do ‘Virtual Aerobics’ with Wallows in the Indie/Pop Band’s New Video; Quarantine EP Out 10/23
October 7, 2020
Do ‘Virtual Aerobics’ with Wallows in the Indie/Pop Band’s New Video; Quarantine EP Out 10/23

Wallows has kept busy during COVID-19 pandemic — and the Los Angeles indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Indie/Pop Band Wallows Offering Fans Free Download of Unheard Song for National Voter Registration Day
September 22, 2020
Indie/Pop Band Wallows Offering Fans Free Download of Unheard Song for National Voter Registration Day

Wallows has kept busy during COVID-19 pandemic — and the Los Angeles indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Hosting Four-Show ‘Virtual World Tour’ of Gigs at the Roxy Theatre — Featuring Unique Live Sets
August 6, 2020
Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Hosting Four-Show ‘Virtual World Tour’ of Gigs at the Roxy Theatre — Featuring Unique Live Sets

Three-piece Los Angeles indie/pop trio Wallows (featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | HAIM Shines Brighter Than Ever with the Resonant ‘Women in Music Pt. III’ — The Indie/Pop Album of the Summer (Listen)
June 26, 2020
HAIM Shines Brighter Than Ever with the Resonant ‘Women in Music Pt. III’ — The Indie/Pop Album of the Summer (Listen)

Los Angeles-based indie/rock trio Haim have a special bond — after all, they’re sisters — and the confidence inspired by that bond has led the way for Este, Danielle and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | L.A. Indie/Pop Band La Bouquet Pushes Release Date of Debut LP Back to 4/26
April 5, 2019
L.A. Indie/Pop Band La Bouquet Pushes Release Date of Debut LP Back to 4/26

The release of Los Angeles alternative/indie-pop trio La Bouquet‘s debut album, Sad People Dancing, has been postponed once more, this time to April 26. The band announced its debut album back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Angeles Indie/Pop Trio La Bouquet Readying Debut LP ‘Sad People Dancing’ for 3/29 Release
February 27, 2019
Los Angeles Indie/Pop Trio La Bouquet Readying Debut LP ‘Sad People Dancing’ for 3/29 Release

Los Angeles-based band La Bouquet is gearing up to release its anticipated full-length debut. It’s been two years since the alternative/indie-pop band released its debut EP, Heavy Sunshine, but the group...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ is for Kids — but its Soundtrack of ’70s Covers from Indie Stars is for Everyone Else (Listen)
July 1, 2022
‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ is for Kids — but its Soundtrack of ’70s Covers from Indie Stars is for Everyone Else (Listen)

If you breathe air and are living on Planet Earth, you’re no doubt aware that Minions: The Rise of Gru crashed into movie theaters today, July 1, primed for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Wallows to Spiritualized, Phoebe Bridgers and Beyond: The Best Rock/Indie Sets of Coachella 2022 Weekend 2 (Recap/Photos)
April 26, 2022
From Wallows to Spiritualized, Phoebe Bridgers and Beyond: The Best Rock/Indie Sets of Coachella 2022 Weekend 2 (Recap/Photos)

Harry Styles had just started his headlining set at the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival last Friday in Indio, Calif., when he encouraged the massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Shares “Ketamine (Ultrapop Remix)” ft. The Armed
April 22, 2022
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Shares “Ketamine (Ultrapop Remix)” ft. The Armed

Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie), has been out on the...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Warpaint Returns: L.A. Indie Band Shares “Champion,” ‘Radiate Like This’ LP Due in May
January 26, 2022
Warpaint Returns: L.A. Indie Band Shares “Champion,” ‘Radiate Like This’ LP Due in May

Warpaint re-emerged on Wednesday with “Champion,” the Los Angeles-based indie/pop band‘s first bit of new music in a while and a preview of Radiate Like This, the group’s first album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Modest Mouse Adds to its Established Indie Legacy with New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ (Listen)
June 25, 2021
Out Now: Modest Mouse Adds to its Established Indie Legacy with New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ (Listen)

The Golden Casket is the new studio album from Modest Mouse, the long-running indie/rock band‘s new album and first since 2015. At its essence is a core theme of ruminating...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall): ‘Armageddon Suite,’ Dream-Pop for the End of the World
January 13, 2021
New from Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall): ‘Armageddon Suite,’ Dream-Pop for the End of the World

On Feb. 12, Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie), will release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Tame Impala’s Eye-Popping (and Flashy) Video for ‘Breathe Deeper,’ from 2020’s Acclaimed ‘The Slow Rush’
December 15, 2020
Watch Tame Impala’s Eye-Popping (and Flashy) Video for ‘Breathe Deeper,’ from 2020’s Acclaimed ‘The Slow Rush’

Back in February 2020, a month or so before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold and changed the course of the months to come, Kevin Parker, mastermind of the indie/psychedelic band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rising Indie Trio Wallows Keeping Busy with Stylish At-Home Acoustic Performances: Watch ‘OK’ and ‘Are You Bored Yet?’
June 24, 2020
Rising Indie Trio Wallows Keeping Busy with Stylish At-Home Acoustic Performances: Watch ‘OK’ and ‘Are You Bored Yet?’

Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why), Braeden Lemasters (actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age) and Cole Preston, would probably be out on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Explorers Club’s ‘Look to the Horizon’ is a Shimmery Slice of Vintage California Pop — from Nashville! (Two LPs Coming 6/12)
May 1, 2020
The Explorers Club’s ‘Look to the Horizon’ is a Shimmery Slice of Vintage California Pop — from Nashville! (Two LPs Coming 6/12)

On June 12, two albums will be released by The Explorers Club — an indie/beach pop outfit fronted by Jason Brewer. The project is based out of Nashville via South...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Iggy Pop’s Takes a Trip Through Uncharted Territory on His Jazzy, Provocative New Album, ‘Free’ (Listen)
September 6, 2019
Iggy Pop’s Takes a Trip Through Uncharted Territory on His Jazzy, Provocative New Album, ‘Free’ (Listen)

Iggy Pop wants to be Free — that’s the sentiment the punk legend expresses on its opening title track of his new album, released on Friday. But don’t expect anything...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer’s ‘Black Album’ is Here, and It’s a Whirlwind of Melody and Pop-Rock Pastiches — Listen
March 1, 2019
Weezer’s ‘Black Album’ is Here, and It’s a Whirlwind of Melody and Pop-Rock Pastiches — Listen

At long last, Weezer has released The Black Album. If it seems like weeks since the band released music, that’s because it’s true. After surprise-dropping their Teal Album pop covers...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | 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 | Coldplay Confronts the Challenges of ‘Everyday Life’ with Sprawling, Risk-Taking New Album (Listen)
November 22, 2019
Coldplay Confronts the Challenges of ‘Everyday Life’ with Sprawling, Risk-Taking New Album (Listen)

Coldplay albums are all about vibe — the vibe of the music, the vibe of the lyrical themes and the vibe of the message the band is trying to convey...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch: Phoebe Bridgers Returns the Favor, Covers “Milk” at The 1975’s Incredible Concert in Los Angeles
November 29, 2022
Watch: Phoebe Bridgers Returns the Favor, Covers “Milk” at The 1975’s Incredible Concert in Los Angeles

On Monday night, English indie/pop band The 1975 brought its breathtaking At Their Very Best tour to the Kia Forum in Los Angeles, packing the sold-out venue with screaming fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Goose Drops New ‘Undecided’ EP of Fan-Favorite Live Songs to Cap a Busy 2022
November 22, 2022
Goose Drops New ‘Undecided’ EP of Fan-Favorite Live Songs to Cap a Busy 2022

There’s no stopping Goose these days. The Connecticut-based indie/psychedelic band is riding a seemingly endless wave of momentum that has vaulted the group to the top of the heap when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Two Fans of The 1975 Let It All Out and Dance Like Nobody’s Watching at Atlanta Tour Stop
November 14, 2022
Watch Two Fans of The 1975 Let It All Out and Dance Like Nobody’s Watching at Atlanta Tour Stop

There’s something about the music and overall vibe of The 1975 that elicits strong emotional reactions from the band’s fans. Not only does front man/band leader Matty Healy command attention...

Rock Cellar Magazine | With ‘Midnights,’ Taylor Swift Just Did Something No Artist Has Ever Done on the Billboard Charts
October 31, 2022
With ‘Midnights,’ Taylor Swift Just Did Something No Artist Has Ever Done on the Billboard Charts

Doubt Taylor Swift at your own peril. Back on Oct. 21, the global pop star released her tenth album, Midnights, and since its debut she’s now pulled off a feat...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The 1975 Perform the Upbeat-but-Chilling “Looking for Somebody to Love,” from New LP Out Now
October 20, 2022
Watch The 1975 Perform the Upbeat-but-Chilling “Looking for Somebody to Love,” from New LP Out Now

“Looking for Somebody (To Love)” is one of the more energetic songs featured on Being Funny in a Foreign Language, the new studio album from English pop/rock/indie band The 1975...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: My Chemical Romance Broke All the Rules at its Electrifying ‘Reunion Tour’ Run at the Kia Forum
October 18, 2022
Recap: My Chemical Romance Broke All the Rules at its Electrifying ‘Reunion Tour’ Run at the Kia Forum

Head-in-your-hands, awestruck wonder. The realization of your dreams coming true in front of your eyes. This was the sensation experienced by many My Chemical Romance fans at Monday night’s conclusion...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Omnivore Recordings Reissues 4 Out-of Print Jonathan Richman & Modern Lovers Albums on LP & CD
October 17, 2022
Omnivore Recordings Reissues 4 Out-of Print Jonathan Richman & Modern Lovers Albums on LP & CD

Starting this past August, and continuing through November, four previously out-of-print albums by Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers will be rolled out from Omnivore Records. The reissued albums originally...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The 1975 Trims the Fat, Flourishes on New Album ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’ (Listen; Tour)
October 14, 2022
Out Now: The 1975 Trims the Fat, Flourishes on New Album ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’ (Listen; Tour)

The 1975 contains multitudes. For the entirety of the English pop/rock/indie band‘s existence, the group has exhibited an unabashed commitment to a sometimes perplexing duality: grandiose songwriting drawing heavy inspiration...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pixies Lead Guitarist Joey Santiago Discusses the Making of the Band’s New Album, ‘Doggerel’ (Out Now)
October 3, 2022
Pixies Lead Guitarist Joey Santiago Discusses the Making of the Band’s New Album, ‘Doggerel’ (Out Now)

Something rare happened when Pixies were making their eighth studio album Doggerel, which was released on Sept. 30. Joey Santiago finally snagged his first co-writing credits after 25-odd years as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paramore Begins New Era with Compelling “This Is Why”; New LP in February; Tour Soon
September 28, 2022
Paramore Begins New Era with Compelling “This Is Why”; New LP in February; Tour Soon

The career path of Paramore has been fascinating. Since emerging as a pop-punk band fronted by dynamic singer Hayley Williams, the group quickly shot to stardom in the mid-2000s with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to Beck’s New Acoustic Cover of Neil Young’s “Old Man,” as Debuted on ‘Sunday Night Football’
September 26, 2022
Listen to Beck’s New Acoustic Cover of Neil Young’s “Old Man,” as Debuted on ‘Sunday Night Football’

Beck is a versatile musician, having amassed a career known as much for his boisterous brand of fuzzed-out indie/rock psychedelia as much as more subdued, introspective singer/songwriter material. Both avenues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The 1975: “All I Need to Hear,” New LP 10/14, North American Tour to Follow (Pre-Order/On Sale)
September 21, 2022
New from The 1975: “All I Need to Hear,” New LP 10/14, North American Tour to Follow (Pre-Order/On Sale)

English pop/rock/indie outfit  The 1975 has shared another song from Being Funny in a Foreign Language, the group’s anticipated new album due out on Oct. 14 via Dirty Hit. The group...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Pixies: Preview ‘Doggerel’ LP with “Dregs of the Wine” — First Credit for Guitarist Joey Santiago
September 8, 2022
New Pixies: Preview ‘Doggerel’ LP with “Dregs of the Wine” — First Credit for Guitarist Joey Santiago

Below, listen to “Dregs of the Wine,” another new song shared from Pixies‘ upcoming album Doggerel: Debuted this week, it’s the latest preview of a new record from the long-running...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | (Recap) Goose Invited Lucius to Perform a Mind-Bending Version of “Slow Ready” at the Greek in LA — Watch
August 22, 2022
(Recap) Goose Invited Lucius to Perform a Mind-Bending Version of “Slow Ready” at the Greek in LA — Watch

This past Sunday night, Connecticut-based indie/psychedelic/jam band Goose carried its ongoing Dripfield tour through the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. The tour, which is named after the band’s recent album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Oasis ‘Be Here Now’ at 25: The Bombastic 1997 Album Remembered By Those Who Were There
August 19, 2022
Oasis ‘Be Here Now’ at 25: The Bombastic 1997 Album Remembered By Those Who Were There

“I don’t know what people are talking about,” Liam Gallagher said in 2017. “I think it’s great.” I had asked the Oasis front man about Be Here Now, the Britpop...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Trey Anastasio Band + Goose to Join Together for Fall Tour, Promising ‘Unique Collaborations’
August 16, 2022
Trey Anastasio Band + Goose to Join Together for Fall Tour, Promising ‘Unique Collaborations’

This fall, an alluring team-up of epic proportions will take place when Trey Anastasio Band heads out on a fall arena tour with special guests Goose. Goose, for those unaware,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Built To Spill’s “When The Wind Forgets Your Name” – First Album Since 2015 – Releases Sept. 9th (Listen)
August 14, 2022
Built To Spill’s “When The Wind Forgets Your Name” – First Album Since 2015 – Releases Sept. 9th (Listen)

On September 9th, Built to Spill  will release their 8th full-length album, When The Wind Forgets Your Name – their first on their new label Sub Pop Records. The launch...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoenix: Funky New Song “Alpha Zulu” Out Now Ahead of Global Fall Tour; New Album in Progres
August 9, 2022
Phoenix: Funky New Song “Alpha Zulu” Out Now Ahead of Global Fall Tour; New Album in Progres

Phoenix, the French indie/rock/pop band that burst onto the scene in 2009 with its fourth record, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, amassing attention around the world thanks to hit singles like “1901”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Goose Debuts Short Doc Capturing Recent Sold-Out Radio City Music Hall Gigs; ‘Dripfield’ Tour On Now
August 3, 2022
Goose Debuts Short Doc Capturing Recent Sold-Out Radio City Music Hall Gigs; ‘Dripfield’ Tour On Now

Connecticut-based indie/psychedelic/jam band Goose is flying high right now with a series of big performances around the country, the rising band capturing the masses — and even converting the previously unconvertable —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 1975 Turns Up the Energy on Danceable New Song “Happiness”; North American Tour News
August 3, 2022
The 1975 Turns Up the Energy on Danceable New Song “Happiness”; North American Tour News

Oct. 14 will bring with it the anticipated new album from English pop/rock/indie outfit The 1975, and on Wednesday the group shared a danceable new single from Being Funny in...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 1975 Returns with “Part of the Band”; New Album ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’ Out 10/14
July 7, 2022
The 1975 Returns with “Part of the Band”; New Album ‘Being Funny in a Foreign Language’ Out 10/14

2020 was supposed to be a huge year for The 1975 — and while the English indie/pop/rock band did release a captivatingly daring album, Notes on a Conditional Form, it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Goose Will Win Over Even the Most “Jam Band”-Resistant with New Album ‘Dripfield’ … (I Would Know).
July 7, 2022
Goose Will Win Over Even the Most “Jam Band”-Resistant with New Album ‘Dripfield’ … (I Would Know).

On June 24, Connecticut-based indie/psychedelic/jam band Goose released its latest studio album, Dripfield. If the use of the phrase “jam band” above drove you to click away from this website,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: MUNA Delivers a Powerful Statement of Purpose and Confidence with New Self-Titled Album (Listen)
June 24, 2022
Out Now: MUNA Delivers a Powerful Statement of Purpose and Confidence with New Self-Titled Album (Listen)

There’s a prevalent theme throughout the new self-titled album from MUNA, the indie-pop band signed to Saddest Factory Records, an imprint of the Dead Oceans label that was founded by Phoebe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee: Stream “10:36”; Anticipated Sophomore Album ‘Beatopia’ Due 7/15; On Tour Now
June 15, 2022
beabadoobee: Stream “10:36”; Anticipated Sophomore Album ‘Beatopia’ Due 7/15; On Tour Now

A few years into her career, beabadoobee (project name of singer/songwriter Bea Kristi) has carved a spot for herself in the indie-pop world thanks to her musical roots equally split in 1990s-era pop and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mick Jagger on Harry Styles: “I Like Harry. … He Just Has a Superficial Resemblance to My Younger Self”
May 23, 2022
Mick Jagger on Harry Styles: “I Like Harry. … He Just Has a Superficial Resemblance to My Younger Self”

Harry Styles is the talk of the music world once again, the English pop superstar having released his latest album, Harry’s House, this past Friday, May 20 to near-universal acclaim....

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 | Diana Ross and Tame Impala “Turn Up the Sunshine” with Disco-Glam Lead Single from ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’
May 19, 2022
Diana Ross and Tame Impala “Turn Up the Sunshine” with Disco-Glam Lead Single from ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’

On July 1, the Minions will return to theaters yet again in Minions: The Rise of Gru, a new chapter in the ongoing film series chronicling the beloved (or hated!)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Actor Michael C. Hall of ‘Dexter’) Announces July Tour Dates
May 5, 2022
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Actor Michael C. Hall of ‘Dexter’) Announces July Tour Dates

After a mostly sold-out spring tour of North America, Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum — the experimental/indie band featuring Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lifelong Dreams Realized: HAIM Packs the Hollywood Bowl for Emotional, Sold-Out Homecoming Concert/Party
May 2, 2022
Lifelong Dreams Realized: HAIM Packs the Hollywood Bowl for Emotional, Sold-Out Homecoming Concert/Party

Growing up in the San Fernando Valley, the HAIM sisters — Danielle, Alana and Este — developed the same dreams as millions of other aspiring rock stars: stardom, the type...

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 | beabadoobee Shares “See You Soon,” New Full-Length Album ‘Beatopia’ Out 7/15 (On Tour Now)
April 27, 2022
beabadoobee Shares “See You Soon,” New Full-Length Album ‘Beatopia’ Out 7/15 (On Tour Now)

A few years into her career, beabadoobee (project name of singer/songwriter Bea Kristi) has carved a spot for herself in the indie-pop world thanks to her musical roots equally split...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pup Brings the People Together (and Reunites Lost Phones with Owners) at the Fonda with Skegss, Pinkshift (Recap)
April 22, 2022
Pup Brings the People Together (and Reunites Lost Phones with Owners) at the Fonda with Skegss, Pinkshift (Recap)

“This band was supposed to play basement shows and that’s it — so we have absolutely peaked,” remarked Stefan Babcock of the band Pup on stage at the Fonda Theatre...

Rock Cellar Magazine | MUNA Brings Infectious New Single “Anything But Me” to ‘Ellen’ — Debut LP Out 6/24 on Saddest Factory Records
April 19, 2022
MUNA Brings Infectious New Single “Anything But Me” to ‘Ellen’ — Debut LP Out 6/24 on Saddest Factory Records

Los Angeles-based indie/pop band MUNA is gearing up to release its new self-titled album on Saddest Factory Records, an imprint of the Dead Oceans label that was founded by Phoebe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Kurt Vile Takes Another Laid-Back and Engaging Journey on New Album ‘(watch my moves)’ — Listen
April 18, 2022
Out Now: Kurt Vile Takes Another Laid-Back and Engaging Journey on New Album ‘(watch my moves)’ — Listen

Guitarist/singer/songwriter Kurt Vile has carved out his own little niche in the music world, his laid-back guitar-based albums earning him a singular spot in an otherwise crowded indie community. He’s very comfortable...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Debuts New Song “Sidelines” — Her Only New Song of 2022 (Listen)
April 15, 2022
Phoebe Bridgers Debuts New Song “Sidelines” — Her Only New Song of 2022 (Listen)

On Wednesday night in Phoenix, Phoebe Bridgers devoted one song in her set list to the debut of a brand new track, “Sidelines,” which also hit streaming platforms late Thursday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat With Billy Vera (1987’s No. 1 Classic “At This Moment”)
April 7, 2022
One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat With Billy Vera (1987’s No. 1 Classic “At This Moment”)

In our newest One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? entry, vocalist/songwriter Billy Vera discusses his hit “At This Moment,” which was first released in 1981 before making major strides on the charts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Regrettes Take a Leap in Search of Self on New Album ‘Further Joy’ (Listen)
April 7, 2022
Out Now: The Regrettes Take a Leap in Search of Self on New Album ‘Further Joy’ (Listen)

Further Joy is the third full-length album from pop/punk/indie band The Regrettes, which has been adding new slashes to its genre characterization with each record. Previewed in recent weeks with...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Harry Styles Shares a Glimpse Into ‘Harry’s House’ with a Stylish New Music Video for “As It Was”
April 1, 2022
Harry Styles Shares a Glimpse Into ‘Harry’s House’ with a Stylish New Music Video for “As It Was”

After putting the world on notice about the impending release of a new album titled Harry’s House, global pop superstar Harry Styles didn’t make folks wait very long for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Wallows Play “Marvelous” on ‘Kimmel’; Sophomore Album ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ Out Now
March 31, 2022
Watch Wallows Play “Marvelous” on ‘Kimmel’; Sophomore Album ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ Out Now

When Wallows released its new album, Tell Me That It’s Over, on March 25, it marked another leap forward for the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (one of the...

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 | Out Now: Wallows Hits the Bullseye with ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ LP, Extends Mostly Sold-Out Tour (Listen)
March 28, 2022
Out Now: Wallows Hits the Bullseye with ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ LP, Extends Mostly Sold-Out Tour (Listen)

Tell Me That It’s Over is the title of a new studio album from Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (one of the stars of the latest Scream film and Netflix’s 13...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kurt Vile Shares “Mount Airy Hill (Way Gone),” New LP ‘(watch my moves)’ Out 4/15 Ahead of Tour
March 24, 2022
Kurt Vile Shares “Mount Airy Hill (Way Gone),” New LP ‘(watch my moves)’ Out 4/15 Ahead of Tour

Indie-rock guitarist/singer/songwriter Kurt Vile has been previewing a new record in recent weeks, the build-up to the April 15 release of (watch my moves), his ninth full-length album to date....

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Experiences the Highs, Lows, & Scandals of Fame and Rocks the Moon in New Video for “Totally Fine”
March 22, 2022
PUP Experiences the Highs, Lows, & Scandals of Fame and Rocks the Moon in New Video for “Totally Fine”

When is a band more than a band? In the new music video for “Totally Fine,” Canadian punk/indie band PUP experiences it all. Specifically, the band takes a journey involving fame, fortune, headlines,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | MUNA Shares “Anything But Me,” Details Tour; New Album 6/24 on Phoebe Bridgers’s Saddest Factory Records
March 16, 2022
MUNA Shares “Anything But Me,” Details Tour; New Album 6/24 on Phoebe Bridgers’s Saddest Factory Records

Los Angeles-based indie/pop band MUNA is ready for the spotlight — and on June 24, the band will release a new self-titled album on Saddest Factory Records, an imprint of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mandy Moore: ‘In Real Life’ LP Out 5/13 ft. Husband Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes; Shares Title Track and Tour Dates
March 8, 2022
Mandy Moore: ‘In Real Life’ LP Out 5/13 ft. Husband Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes; Shares Title Track and Tour Dates

In 2020, Mandy Moore released Silver Landings, a refreshing, honest and reflective new album from the singer/songwriter/actor (of This Is Us fame) that had an aesthetic that seemed inspired by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kurt Vile Previews New Album ‘(watch my moves)’ with “Hey Like a Child”; Tour Starts in April
March 4, 2022
Kurt Vile Previews New Album ‘(watch my moves)’ with “Hey Like a Child”; Tour Starts in April

Fuzzed-out guitar-based indie/rocker Kurt Vile will add to his catalog of music on April 15 with a new record titled (watch my moves), and on Friday he debuted “Hey Like a Child,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Ride Through Las Vegas in Wallows’ New Video for “At The End of the Day”; New Album 3/25
March 4, 2022
Take a Ride Through Las Vegas in Wallows’ New Video for “At The End of the Day”; New Album 3/25

Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (one of the stars of the latest Scream film and Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why), Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Starting First U.S. Tour in Mid-March
March 2, 2022
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Starting First U.S. Tour in Mid-March

Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie), has (finally) announced a proper...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Gang of Youths’ ‘angel in realtime.,’ an Astounding, Emotional Study of the Human Condition
February 25, 2022
Out Now: Gang of Youths’ ‘angel in realtime.,’ an Astounding, Emotional Study of the Human Condition

It’s made apparent from the very beginning of Angel in Realtime, the new album from Australian indie/rock band Gang of Youths released today, Feb. 25, on the crushing opener “you...

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 | The Vibes Are Strong with “Like Exploding Stones,” a New Song/Video from Kurt Vile (New LP 4/15)
February 15, 2022
The Vibes Are Strong with “Like Exploding Stones,” a New Song/Video from Kurt Vile (New LP 4/15)

Kurt Vile has cultivated a strong presence and dedicated audience over the past few years with his brand of psychedelic, fuzzed-out guitar-based indie/rock — and on April 15, Vile will...

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 | Wallows Debuts DIY “Especially You” Music Video; New Album ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ Out 3/25
February 3, 2022
Wallows Debuts DIY “Especially You” Music Video; New Album ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ Out 3/25

Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wallows could very well be one of the biggest indie bands around right now — and they’re poised for an even bigger breakthrough in...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Japanese Breakfast Bring “Be Sweet,” from Her Grammy-Nominated ‘Jubilee’ Album, to ‘Ellen’
January 28, 2022
Watch Japanese Breakfast Bring “Be Sweet,” from Her Grammy-Nominated ‘Jubilee’ Album, to ‘Ellen’

“Be Sweet” was the first song shared from Jubilee, the 2021 album from Japanese Breakfast that earned singer/songwriter Michelle Zauner a pair of Grammy nominations, Best New Artist and Best...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Trip Through Time with Lucius’ New Video for “Next to Normal”; New Album ‘Second Nature’ Out 4/8
January 13, 2022
Take a Trip Through Time with Lucius’ New Video for “Next to Normal”; New Album ‘Second Nature’ Out 4/8

On April 8, indie/pop band Lucius will return with Second Nature, its third full-length studio album to date. The record was co-produced by Dave Cobb and Brandi Carlile, and its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Father John Misty: ‘Chloë and the Next 20th Century’ LP Out 4/8, Debuts “Funny Girl” Video
January 5, 2022
Father John Misty: ‘Chloë and the Next 20th Century’ LP Out 4/8, Debuts “Funny Girl” Video

On April 8, renowned indie singer/songwriter Father John Misty (a.k.a. Josh Tillman) will release his fifth full-length album, Chloë and the Next 20th Century. The record was officially announced on...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Please Enjoy Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘NPR Tiny Desk (Home)’ Concert, Which Took Place in an Actual DMV Branch
December 8, 2021
Please Enjoy Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘NPR Tiny Desk (Home)’ Concert, Which Took Place in an Actual DMV Branch

This week, megastar pop singer/songwriter Olivia Rodrigo debuted her first NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert, the ongoing series of stripped-down, scaled-back performances staged in intimate locations — in Rodrigo’s case,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Beach House: Chapter Two of Upcoming Double-Album ‘Once Twice Melody’ Out 2/18 (Listen)
December 8, 2021
New from Beach House: Chapter Two of Upcoming Double-Album ‘Once Twice Melody’ Out 2/18 (Listen)

Dream pop/indie duo Beach House will release a new double-album, Once Twice Melody, on Feb. 18 — and the two (Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally) have now debuted a handful...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Announces 2022 Tour Dates, Shares New Song “No Choice” from ‘The Slow Rush Deluxe Box Set’
December 7, 2021
Tame Impala Announces 2022 Tour Dates, Shares New Song “No Choice” from ‘The Slow Rush Deluxe Box Set’

Tuesday came with a flurry of exciting announcements from Tame Impala, the Australian psychedelic/indie-pop band fronted by musical mastermind Kevin Parker. A new track, “No Choice,” was premiered as a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turnstile Announces 2022 North American Tour; Acclaimed, Adventurous New ‘Glow On’ LP Out Now
November 15, 2021
Turnstile Announces 2022 North American Tour; Acclaimed, Adventurous New ‘Glow On’ LP Out Now

With the release of Glow On in late August, Baltimore-based punk/experimental band Turnstile took a big leap. The bold, genre-defying mix of styles rooted in punk but also dabbling in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch MUNA and Phoebe Bridgers Bring Their Infectious, ’90s-Inspired Love Anthem “Silk Chiffon” to ‘Corden’
November 9, 2021
Watch MUNA and Phoebe Bridgers Bring Their Infectious, ’90s-Inspired Love Anthem “Silk Chiffon” to ‘Corden’

There’s something about “Silk Chiffon,” the new collaborative single from Los Angeles-based indie/pop group MUNA and pal Phoebe Bridgers that sounds lifted out of 1996. Rich, layered harmonies from singer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Embrace the Joys of Life with Jenny Lewis’ New Song “Puppy and a Truck” (and Follow Her Dog on Instagram)
November 4, 2021
Embrace the Joys of Life with Jenny Lewis’ New Song “Puppy and a Truck” (and Follow Her Dog on Instagram)

This week, singer/songwriter/celebrated indie queen Jenny Lewis shared a new song, “Puppy and a Truck,” a song she’s begun performing live while out on the road supporting pop star Harry...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The War on Drugs ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore,’ a Sonic Journey of Sweeping, Emotional Depth (Listen)
October 29, 2021
Out Now: The War on Drugs ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore,’ a Sonic Journey of Sweeping, Emotional Depth (Listen)

From the first few bars of gentle acoustic guitar paired with piano, you know you’re in for something special with I Don’t Live Here Anymore, the new album from Philadelphia-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Deluxe 25th Anniversary Edition of ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi’ by R.E.M. — Listen
October 29, 2021
Out Now: Deluxe 25th Anniversary Edition of ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi’ by R.E.M. — Listen

Originally released in 1996, New Adventures in Hi-Fi was the tenth studio album from rock/indie band R.E.M. — and today, Oct. 29, the record has been revisited for a deluxe 25th anniversary edition. It's...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Morning Jacket Returns: Stream Band’s Typically Adventurous and Rewarding New Self-Titled Album
October 22, 2021
My Morning Jacket Returns: Stream Band’s Typically Adventurous and Rewarding New Self-Titled Album

You never really know what you’re going to get from My Morning Jacket, and today the Jim James-fronted indie/rock/psychedelia band returned with a new self-titled album, the first new MMJ record...

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 | ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’: The Last Gig of its Kind, from Those Who Were There (Noel, Liam, ‘Bonehead,’ More)
September 20, 2021
‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’: The Last Gig of its Kind, from Those Who Were There (Noel, Liam, ‘Bonehead,’ More)

Oasis went from playing to a handful of fans on Tuesday nights in their hometown of Manchester in the early 1990s to 250,000+ at Knebworth Park in the summer of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’ Doc with “Champagne Supernova” — (In Theaters 9/23, Live Album 11/19)
September 20, 2021
Preview ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’ Doc with “Champagne Supernova” — (In Theaters 9/23, Live Album 11/19)

This week will bring the theatrical screening of Oasis Knebworth 1996, a new documentary film championing the Britpop band’s legendary performances at the U.K. venue that marked the turning point...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Oasis Previews ‘Knebworth 1996’ Documentary with “Live Forever” Footage (Doc in Theaters 9/23, Live Album 11/19)
September 2, 2021
Oasis Previews ‘Knebworth 1996’ Documentary with “Live Forever” Footage (Doc in Theaters 9/23, Live Album 11/19)

A new documentary chronicling the larger-than-life performances from Britpop kings Oasis at Knebworth in 1996 will premiere in theaters coming up on Sept. 23. A momentous live experience from Noel...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Angsty, ‘Clueless’-Inspired Vibes are Strong in Olivia Rodrigo’s New Video for “Brutal”
August 23, 2021
The Angsty, ‘Clueless’-Inspired Vibes are Strong in Olivia Rodrigo’s New Video for “Brutal”

Breakout pop/rock superstar Olivia Rodrigo dropped a new music video for “Brutal” on Monday. The opening track on the 18-year-old singer/songwriter/Disney star’s debut full-length album, Sour, which was released on May,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Joy Formidable ‘Into the Blue,’ Another Captivating, Emotionally Rapturous Album from the Alt/Experimental Trio (Listen)
August 20, 2021
Out Now: The Joy Formidable ‘Into the Blue,’ Another Captivating, Emotionally Rapturous Album from the Alt/Experimental Trio (Listen)

Today, Aug. 20, Welsh indie/rock/experimental band The Joy Formidable returned with a new studio album, Into the Blue. It is the group’s fifth studio album to date, and the follow-up to 2018’s...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | CHVRCHES Debut New Song “Good Girls,” from ‘Screen Violence’ LP Coming 8/27
July 12, 2021
CHVRCHES Debut New Song “Good Girls,” from ‘Screen Violence’ LP Coming 8/27

Scottish indie/pop band CHVRCHES has been previewing its new album, Screen Violence, in recent weeks with a handful of intriguing tracks. The latest is “Good Girls,” which hit digital streaming...

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 | beabadoobee Releases ‘Our Extended Play’ EP, Co-Written with The 1975; U.S. Headlining Tour This Fall
June 23, 2021
beabadoobee Releases ‘Our Extended Play’ EP, Co-Written with The 1975; U.S. Headlining Tour This Fall

beabadoobee, the buzzworthy singer/songwriter (real name: Bea Kristi) who unleashed her dynamic debut album, Fake It Flowers, last fall, returned this week with Our Extended Play, a new EP featuring four new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Shares Mysterious Video, Announces ‘Phase 1 Rushium Trials’ 2021 Tour Dates
June 22, 2021
Tame Impala Shares Mysterious Video, Announces ‘Phase 1 Rushium Trials’ 2021 Tour Dates

Phase 1 Rushium Trials is the offbeat name of a new batch of tour dates from Kevin Parker, a.k.a. Tame Impala. Announced on Tuesday, the tour is the first official...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lorde: ‘Solar Power’ Album Coming 8/20; 2022 World Tour Dates Announced, On Sale 6/25
June 21, 2021
Lorde: ‘Solar Power’ Album Coming 8/20; 2022 World Tour Dates Announced, On Sale 6/25

Back on June 10, Lorde returned with “Solar Power,” a soaring new anthem of indie/pop that served as her first bit of new music in four years and a preview...

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 | 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 | Out Now: ‘Jubilee,’ the Anticipated — and Worth the Wait — New Album from Japanese Breakfast (Listen)
June 4, 2021
Out Now: ‘Jubilee,’ the Anticipated — and Worth the Wait — New Album from Japanese Breakfast (Listen)

It’s a big year for Michelle Zauner. The singer/songwriter behind Japanese Breakfast is a New York Times Bestseller with her new memoir, Crying in H Mart, and today, June 4,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | CHVRCHES Debut Music Video for “How Not To Drown” ft. Robert Smith; Announce U.S. Tour Dates
June 3, 2021
CHVRCHES Debut Music Video for “How Not To Drown” ft. Robert Smith; Announce U.S. Tour Dates

On Aug. 27, CHVRCHES will release a new album, Screen Violence, the Scottish indie/pop band’s first album since 2018. Its latest preview is “How Not to Drown,” a song debuted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Billie Eilish: Watch Her Self-Directed Music Video for “Lost Cause,” from ‘Happier Than Ever’ Out 7/30 (Pre-Order)
June 2, 2021
New Billie Eilish: Watch Her Self-Directed Music Video for “Lost Cause,” from ‘Happier Than Ever’ Out 7/30 (Pre-Order)

2021 is shaping up to be another huge year for Billie Eilish, who will release her highly anticipated second full-length album, Happier Than Ever, on July 30. On Wednesday, the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | girl in red Riding Acclaim of Debut LP ‘if i could make it to quiet’ with Spring 2022 Tour
May 17, 2021
girl in red Riding Acclaim of Debut LP ‘if i could make it to quiet’ with Spring 2022 Tour

if i could make it go quiet is the attention-grabbing debut full-length album from girl in red, a.k.a. Norwegian singer/songwriter Marie Ulven. Released in late April, the record was highly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch girl in red Make Her TV Debut Playing “Serotonin” on ‘The Tonight Show’; Debut Album Out Now
May 4, 2021
Watch girl in red Make Her TV Debut Playing “Serotonin” on ‘The Tonight Show’; Debut Album Out Now

Last week, 22-year-old Norwegian indie/rock singer/songwriter girl in red (a.k.a Marie Ulven) released her debut full-length album, if i could make it go quiet. Its release comes with anticipation in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Glass Animals Detail ‘Dreamland’ North American Tour Dates for Fall 2021
May 4, 2021
Glass Animals Detail ‘Dreamland’ North American Tour Dates for Fall 2021

English indie/pop band Glass Animals will embark on a North American run of dates this fall on the Dreamland Tour, named after the group’s 2020 album Dreamland. The third official...

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 | Out Now: Dinosaur Jr. Returns with New Album ‘Sweep It Into Space’ (Listen)
April 22, 2021
Out Now: Dinosaur Jr. Returns with New Album ‘Sweep It Into Space’ (Listen)

Groundbreaking and revered alt/indie band Dinosaur Jr. is approaching its fourth decade(!) of activity, but J. Mascis and his band mates are showing no signs of slowing down. Sweep It...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Arlo Parks Maps Out North American Tour Dates for Fall 2021 Supporting Debut LP ‘Collapsed in Sunbeams’
April 12, 2021
Arlo Parks Maps Out North American Tour Dates for Fall 2021 Supporting Debut LP ‘Collapsed in Sunbeams’

In late January, 20-year-old English singer/songwriter Arlo Parks released Collapsed in Sunbeams, her full-length debut album. A revelatory and emotionally nuanced collection of melancholy indie/pop, the album came with much anticipation, especially after Parks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Japanese Breakfast Shares New Video for ‘Posing in Bondage,’ Announces Summer/Fall Tour Dates
April 8, 2021
Japanese Breakfast Shares New Video for ‘Posing in Bondage,’ Announces Summer/Fall Tour Dates

Japanese Breakfast, the indie/rock project helmed by singer/songwriter Michelle Zauner, will return in June with a new album titled Jubilee. It’ll be the third full-length from Zauner, and the follow-up to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Buzzworthy Singer/Songwriter Arlo Parks Perform ‘Hope’ on ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’
April 7, 2021
Watch Buzzworthy Singer/Songwriter Arlo Parks Perform ‘Hope’ on ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’

In late January, 20-year-old English singer/songwriter Arlo Parks released Collapsed in Sunbeams, her full-length debut album. A revelatory and emotionally nuanced collection of melancholy indie/pop, the album came with much anticipation, especially after...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee Shares ‘Last Day on Earth,’ New Collaborative EP with The 1975 Coming Soon
March 24, 2021
beabadoobee Shares ‘Last Day on Earth,’ New Collaborative EP with The 1975 Coming Soon

“Last Day on Earth” is a new song from beabadoobee, the buzzworthy singer/songwriter (real name: Bea Kristi) who unleashed her dynamic debut album, Fake It Flowers, last fall. For this...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Strokes Won Their First-Ever Grammy Award and Their Acceptance Speech Didn’t Disappoint
March 14, 2021
The Strokes Won Their First-Ever Grammy Award and Their Acceptance Speech Didn’t Disappoint

The Strokes are all about style. The New York City-based indie/rock band burst onto the scene with 2001’s Is This It — and despite overwhelming amounts of hype and acclaim...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleet Foxes Play NPR ‘Tiny Desk (Home) Concert,’ 2020 Album ‘Shore’ Out on Physical Formats 3/19
March 9, 2021
Fleet Foxes Play NPR ‘Tiny Desk (Home) Concert,’ 2020 Album ‘Shore’ Out on Physical Formats 3/19

In late September, a surprise new album from indie/rock outfit Fleet Foxes was released on digital platforms — and Shore was an especially evocative and thoughtful set of songs from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Julien Baker Play ‘Heatwave,’ ‘Faith Healer’ and ‘Hardline’ for ‘CBS This Morning Saturday Sessions’
March 8, 2021
Watch Julien Baker Play ‘Heatwave,’ ‘Faith Healer’ and ‘Hardline’ for ‘CBS This Morning Saturday Sessions’

On Feb. 26, Julien Baker released Little Oblivions, her third full-length album and an absolute masterwork of devastatingly raw indie/rock compositions. Her first album with a backing band, Little Oblivions...

Rock Cellar Magazine | If You Like ‘The X-Files’ You’ll Dig Japanese Breakfast’s New Video for the ’80s-Inspired ‘Be Sweet’; ‘Jubilee’ LP Out 6/4
March 2, 2021
If You Like ‘The X-Files’ You’ll Dig Japanese Breakfast’s New Video for the ’80s-Inspired ‘Be Sweet’; ‘Jubilee’ LP Out 6/4

Japanese Breakfast, the indie/rock project helmed by singer/songwriter Michelle Zauner, will return in June with a new album titled Jubilee. It’ll be the third full-length from Zauner, and the follow-up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Arlo Parks Perform Her Breakthrough Single ‘Black Dog’ on ‘Jimmy Fallon’
March 2, 2021
Watch Arlo Parks Perform Her Breakthrough Single ‘Black Dog’ on ‘Jimmy Fallon’

In late January, 20-year-old English singer/songwriter Arlo Parks released Collapsed in Sunbeams, her full-length debut album. A revelatory and emotionally nuanced collection of melancholy indie/pop, the album came after Parks...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Out Now: The Hold Steady Returns with New Album ‘Open Door Policy,’ ‘The Weekender’ Live Stream Shows 3/5-6
February 19, 2021
Out Now: The Hold Steady Returns with New Album ‘Open Door Policy,’ ‘The Weekender’ Live Stream Shows 3/5-6

Open Door Policy is the eighth full-length album from adored Brooklyn indie/rock band The Hold Steady. The record was officially released on Friday. Fronted as always by Craig Finn, it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Haim Revisit Grammy-Nominated ‘Women in Music Pt. III’ with Expanded Edition ft. Taylor Swift, Thundercat
February 19, 2021
Out Now: Haim Revisit Grammy-Nominated ‘Women in Music Pt. III’ with Expanded Edition ft. Taylor Swift, Thundercat

Released back in June, Los Angeles-based indie/rock trio Haim reached a high note with Women in Music Pt. III, the group’s follow-up to 2017’s Something To Tell You and third...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘Thanks for Coming,’ the Intriguing Debut LP from Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall)
February 12, 2021
Out Now: Stream ‘Thanks for Coming,’ the Intriguing Debut LP from Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall)

Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie), released its debut full-length album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Watch This Weekend 2/12-2/14: Michael McDonald, ‘Food for Love’ ft. David Byrne, Bob Weir & Wolf Bros., Jimmy Eat World, ‘Bleeding Audio’ at Slamdance 2021
February 12, 2021
What to Watch This Weekend 2/12-2/14: Michael McDonald, ‘Food for Love’ ft. David Byrne, Bob Weir & Wolf Bros., Jimmy Eat World, ‘Bleeding Audio’ at Slamdance 2021

This weekend, Feb. 12-14, brings with it a handful of especially notable streaming concert events — some of them live, some pre-recorded, and one an intriguing new documentary about one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Makes Her ‘SNL’ Debut with ‘Kyoto’ & ‘I Know the End’ (and a Guitar Smash!)
February 6, 2021
Phoebe Bridgers Makes Her ‘SNL’ Debut with ‘Kyoto’ & ‘I Know the End’ (and a Guitar Smash!)

Phoebe Bridgers has enjoyed an abundance of attention over the past few years, with her acclaimed (and especially well deserving) 2020 album Punisher increasing the Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter‘s profile a...

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 | Top 11 Songs from Musicians With Punctuation (or Symbols) in Their Names
January 8, 2021
Top 11 Songs from Musicians With Punctuation (or Symbols) in Their Names

“Punctuation: The difference between knowing your shit and knowing you’re shit.”  “Take Me Away” by Blue Öyster Cult Blue Öyster Cult is one of the first bands to use an umlaut,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘evermore,’ Taylor Swift’s Surprise ‘folklore’ Companion Album (and Birthday Gift to Herself) ft. The National, Haim & Bon Iver (Listen)
December 11, 2020
Out Now: ‘evermore,’ Taylor Swift’s Surprise ‘folklore’ Companion Album (and Birthday Gift to Herself) ft. The National, Haim & Bon Iver (Listen)

Credit where it’s due: Taylor Swift has maintained an impossibly prolific 2020, despite everything else going on and the world thrown into chaos by the COVID-19 pandemic. First, she surprise-released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taylor Swift Celebrating Her 31st Birthday with a New Album, ‘evermore,’ ft. The National, Haim and More (Out Tonight 12/10)
December 10, 2020
Taylor Swift Celebrating Her 31st Birthday with a New Album, ‘evermore,’ ft. The National, Haim and More (Out Tonight 12/10)

In July, Taylor Swift caught everybody by surprise with folklore, an unannounced album featuring the pop superstar linking up with Aaron Dessner of The National (co-writing or producing 11 of the LP’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Transforms Phantogram’s ‘Cruel World’ in Stark New Video
December 9, 2020
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Transforms Phantogram’s ‘Cruel World’ in Stark New Video

In early 2021, Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist...

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 | Watch Bleachers Perform ‘Chinatown’ with Bruce Springsteen on the Roof of Electric Lady Studios
December 7, 2020
Watch Bleachers Perform ‘Chinatown’ with Bruce Springsteen on the Roof of Electric Lady Studios

On Monday, Bleachers, the the indie/pop project and stage name of songwriter/producer Jack Antonoff, shared a pair of performance videos from the rooftop of Electric Lady Studios in New York...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Strokes Stage an Epic, Yet Futile, Baseball Battle Against Robots in ‘The Adults Are Talking’ Video
December 1, 2020
The Strokes Stage an Epic, Yet Futile, Baseball Battle Against Robots in ‘The Adults Are Talking’ Video

Robots pose a formidable threat to humans — at least that’s what science fiction and the Terminator films have shown us over the years. There are some who urge caution...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taylor Swift Premieres ‘Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions’ Concert Film on Disney+, Deluxe Edition of ‘Folklore’
November 25, 2020
Taylor Swift Premieres ‘Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions’ Concert Film on Disney+, Deluxe Edition of ‘Folklore’

In late July, Taylor Swift surprise-released Folklore, a new studio album that showed a significantly different musical side of the global pop star‘s catalog. For this record, Swift worked alongside...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roast Some Chestnuts & Listen to the Bird and the Bee’s ‘Put Up the Lights’ Holiday LP (Dave Grohl Shows Up, Too!)
November 23, 2020
Roast Some Chestnuts & Listen to the Bird and the Bee’s ‘Put Up the Lights’ Holiday LP (Dave Grohl Shows Up, Too!)

In late October, The Bird and the Bee — the indie/pop duo comprised of seven-time Grammy-winning producer/songwriter Greg Kurstin and songwriter Inara George, rang in the holiday season (slightly early)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Billie Eilish Raid an Abandoned Mall Food Court in Her New Video for ‘Therefore I Am’
November 12, 2020
Watch Billie Eilish Raid an Abandoned Mall Food Court in Her New Video for ‘Therefore I Am’

Billie Eilish shared a new song on Thursday, “Therefore I Am.” It’s the latest song shared from the indie/pop superstar who’s enjoyed a remarkable run of success the past couple of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum’s Trippy New Video for ‘Eat An Eraser’ (Fronted by Actor Michael C. Hall)
November 11, 2020
Watch Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum’s Trippy New Video for ‘Eat An Eraser’ (Fronted by Actor Michael C. Hall)

Actor Michael C. Hall has built a legacy for his roles in quirky, irreverent shows such as Six Feet Under and Dexter, and is a master at portraying characters 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 | Rock Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Amazon Music Series: Stream Covers of Nine Inch Nails, Doobie Bros., More
November 5, 2020
Rock Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Amazon Music Series: Stream Covers of Nine Inch Nails, Doobie Bros., More

This Saturday, Nov. 7 will bring with it the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. After the in-person event was shelved due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

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 | Watch Miley Cyrus Cover The Cure and The Cranberries at the Whisky a Go Go for #SOSFest
October 19, 2020
Watch Miley Cyrus Cover The Cure and The Cranberries at the Whisky a Go Go for #SOSFest

This past weekend, several big-name music artists and bands participated in #SOSFest, a virtual fundraising live stream event from the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and its continued efforts to help #SaveOurStages...

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 | ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting Oasis’ 1995 Album with Those Who Should Know
October 14, 2020
‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting Oasis’ 1995 Album with Those Who Should Know

(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?, the second album from Oasis released to the masses in 1995, celebrated its 25th anniversary in early October. After bursting onto the British music scene...

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 | 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 | The Night
October 1, 2020
The Night

"The Night EP", released in June 2015, is singer/songwriter Lauren Nikohl's debut musical work. This reflective EP is an independently produced and released, Indie-Pop/Soul work of 3 songs plus an EDM remix. 

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/24-9/27: Farm Aid, Bonnaroo ‘Virtual ROO-ALITY,’ Ohana Festival 2020, Lisa Loeb, Lamb of God, New Found Glory, Wallows
September 24, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/24-9/27: Farm Aid, Bonnaroo ‘Virtual ROO-ALITY,’ Ohana Festival 2020, Lisa Loeb, Lamb of God, New Found Glory, Wallows

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of COVID-19....

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 | Matt Berninger (The National) Shares Music Video for ‘One More Second,’ from His New Album Out 10/2
September 23, 2020
Matt Berninger (The National) Shares Music Video for ‘One More Second,’ from His New Album Out 10/2

In late May, Matt Berninger — front man for esteemed indie/rock band The National — announced his first solo album, Serpentine Prison. The album will be released on Oct. 2 via Book Records, a new imprint of...

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 | About
September 10, 2020
About

Rock Cellar – THE Online Resource and Community for Music Enthusiasts and Musicians Alike Lisa and Michael were born in the 60s and live in Los Angeles. They’ve always loved...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows Shares New ‘Nobody Gets Me (Like You)’ Video, ‘Remote’ EP Recorded in Quarantine Out 10/23
September 9, 2020
Wallows Shares New ‘Nobody Gets Me (Like You)’ Video, ‘Remote’ EP Recorded in Quarantine Out 10/23

Wallows has kept busy during COVID-19 pandemic — and the Los Angeles indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Little Bowie, a Little Beatles and a Ton of Ambition: Declan McKenna Shines with New Album ‘Zeros’
September 9, 2020
A Little Bowie, a Little Beatles and a Ton of Ambition: Declan McKenna Shines with New Album ‘Zeros’

Declan McKenna is just 21 years old. It’s important to remember that when listening to his new album, Zeros, which was released on Sept. 8. A sprawling, heavily themed album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 9/11: The Stray Cats, Delta Spirit, Marilyn Manson, Doves (Preview/Pre-Order)
September 8, 2020
New Music Out This Week 9/11: The Stray Cats, Delta Spirit, Marilyn Manson, Doves (Preview/Pre-Order)

This upcoming Friday, Sept. 11 brings with it a handful of new music releases spanning multiple genres. Below is our curated list of Rock Cellar’s new music picks for Sept....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day, the Resurgence of Vinyl, and How a Small, Independent Record Store is Surviving a Pandemic 
August 25, 2020
Record Store Day, the Resurgence of Vinyl, and How a Small, Independent Record Store is Surviving a Pandemic 

Record Store Day is, like many beloved pastimes of music lovers, experiencing a weird year. Usually, the country-spanning celebration of independent music shops is held on a given day each...

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 | Out Now: Conor Oberst + Bright Eyes Release First New Album Since 2011 — Stream the Anxious, Apocalyptic ‘Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was’
August 21, 2020
Out Now: Conor Oberst + Bright Eyes Release First New Album Since 2011 — Stream the Anxious, Apocalyptic ‘Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was’

Among indie/rock circles, few acts ever attracted as much esteem and respect as Bright Eyes — and today, Aug. 21, the band returned with Down in the Weeds, Where the...

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 | Out Now: The Killers Return Refreshed and Synth-Happy as Ever with New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage’ (Listen)
August 21, 2020
Out Now: The Killers Return Refreshed and Synth-Happy as Ever with New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage’ (Listen)

The allure of the Killers has always lied in the passionate vocals of Brandon Flowers and the rock/pop band‘s knack for a hook — especially hooks bathed in synth and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoenix Returns with ‘Identical,’ Band’s First Song in Three Years — from the New Sofia Coppola Film ‘On the Rocks’ Starring Bill Murray + Rashida Jones
August 19, 2020
Phoenix Returns with ‘Identical,’ Band’s First Song in Three Years — from the New Sofia Coppola Film ‘On the Rocks’ Starring Bill Murray + Rashida Jones

On Wednesday, an official trailer was premiered for On the Rocks, Sofia Coppola’s new movie starring Bill Murray, Rashida Jones and Marlon Wayans, which will be released in October. Accompanying...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fugazi Trended on Twitter Due to a 2018 Video of Teenagers from Cleveland’s School of Rock Covering ‘Waiting Room’
August 17, 2020
Fugazi Trended on Twitter Due to a 2018 Video of Teenagers from Cleveland’s School of Rock Covering ‘Waiting Room’

Twitter users would be excused if they scanned the trending topics on Monday, noticing Fugazi trending alongside memes, political commentary and the other topic-of-the-day on the social media platform. No,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 8/21: The Killers, Bully, Bright Eyes, Guided By Voices, Old 97’s, Lemon Twigs, More
August 17, 2020
New Music Out This Week 8/21: The Killers, Bully, Bright Eyes, Guided By Voices, Old 97’s, Lemon Twigs, More

This upcoming Friday, Aug. 21 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 | 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 | Psychedelic Furs Enjoy a Return to the Music Charts with ‘Made of Rain,’ Band’s First New Album in 29 Years
August 11, 2020
Psychedelic Furs Enjoy a Return to the Music Charts with ‘Made of Rain,’ Band’s First New Album in 29 Years

On July 30, The Psychedelic Furs returned with Made of Rain — the band’s first new album since 1991. (Click here to pick up Made of Rain from our Rock Cellar Store)....

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 | Taylor Swift Accomplished Something No Artist Has Before with Her New Album ‘Folklore’
August 4, 2020
Taylor Swift Accomplished Something No Artist Has Before with Her New Album ‘Folklore’

On July 24, Taylor Swift returned with a new album, Folklore. A surprise-released unveiled by the pop superstar on Thursday of that week, the album showed up online at midnight...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Eilish Premieres New Single ‘My Future’ — Listen/Stream
July 30, 2020
Billie Eilish Premieres New Single ‘My Future’ — Listen/Stream

It’s here. Below, listen to “My Future,” a brand new single from Billie Eilish, as premiered on Thursday afternoon with an animated music video: Said Eilish about the track in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Bit of Creative Spontaneity Led Bastille to ‘WHAT YOU GONNA DO?,’ an Urgent New Collaboration with Blur’s Graham Coxon (Listen)
July 30, 2020
A Bit of Creative Spontaneity Led Bastille to ‘WHAT YOU GONNA DO?,’ an Urgent New Collaboration with Blur’s Graham Coxon (Listen)

Bastille (or BΔSTILLE, as commonly referred to by name) has become a global phenomenon over the course of its decade-long career, and the English indie/pop band was supposed to be laying...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Taylor Swift Releases an Unexpected Curveball of a New Album, ‘Folklore,’ Featuring Aaron Dessner of The National and Bon Iver (Listen)
July 23, 2020
Out Now: Taylor Swift Releases an Unexpected Curveball of a New Album, ‘Folklore,’ Featuring Aaron Dessner of The National and Bon Iver (Listen)

Taylor Swift dropped some surprise news early Thursday: The pop superstar had a new album ready to go — and, now, Folklore is here. (Shop Taylor Swift music in our...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Alicia Bognanno and Bully: Watch a Colorful At-Home Music Video for ‘Every Tradition,’ from New Album ‘Sugaregg’
July 8, 2020
New from Alicia Bognanno and Bully: Watch a Colorful At-Home Music Video for ‘Every Tradition,’ from New Album ‘Sugaregg’

Bully, the rock/indie band fronted by vocalist/guitarist Alicia Bognanno, will release a new record called Sugaregg on Aug. 21 via Sub Pop. On Wednesday, Bognanno premiered a new music video...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows Covers the Beatles’ ‘With a Little Help from My Friends,’ Drummer Cole Preston Singing a la Ringo Starr (for Feeding America)
May 22, 2020
Wallows Covers the Beatles’ ‘With a Little Help from My Friends,’ Drummer Cole Preston Singing a la Ringo Starr (for Feeding America)

The last time we heard from Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why), Braeden Lemasters (actor known for roles such as Men of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Singer/Songwriter Ashe (‘Moral of the Story’) Curating a Special Tribute to the Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ Saturday 5/16 on YouTube
May 13, 2020
Singer/Songwriter Ashe (‘Moral of the Story’) Curating a Special Tribute to the Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’ Saturday 5/16 on YouTube

Ashe is a rising star in the indie/pop scene, and if there’s one thing to know about her (born Ashlynn Wilson, she takes the ‘e’ in ‘Ashe’ as an homage...

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 | The Strokes Return with a Bang in First New Album in Seven Years — Stream ‘The New Abnormal’
April 10, 2020
The Strokes Return with a Bang in First New Album in Seven Years — Stream ‘The New Abnormal’

The Strokes could have postponed the release of their new album, The New Abnormal, due to the coronavirus pandemic — but the NYC indie/rock icons didn’t. Instead, they forged ahead,...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Luck Reunion ‘‘Til Further Notice’ Livestream Concert Event Tonight 3/19, ft. Willie Nelson, Jewel, Nathaniel Rateliff, Kurt Vile, Lucinda Williams and More
March 19, 2020
Luck Reunion ‘‘Til Further Notice’ Livestream Concert Event Tonight 3/19, ft. Willie Nelson, Jewel, Nathaniel Rateliff, Kurt Vile, Lucinda Williams and More

As the coronavirus pandemic inspires more and more innovation and creativity, musicians and artists have been putting together some methods of keeping music alive — and tonight, March 19, Willie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Groove with Chicano Batman’s Laid-Back New Video for ‘Color My Life,’ — New LP Out 5/1
February 26, 2020
Groove with Chicano Batman’s Laid-Back New Video for ‘Color My Life,’ — New LP Out 5/1

Los Angeles-based band Chicano Batman will release a new album, Invisible People, the follow-up to 2017’s Freedom is Free and the group’s fourth full-length to date, on May 1 —...

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 | Breathtaking Motorcycle Stunts in NYC/Atlanta/Miami Highlight Sufjan Stevens’ New Video for ‘The Runaround’ — Watch
February 19, 2020
Breathtaking Motorcycle Stunts in NYC/Atlanta/Miami Highlight Sufjan Stevens’ New Video for ‘The Runaround’ — Watch

When you think of Sufjan Stevens, you most likely do NOT think of music suited for videos depicting intense motorcycle stunts on the highways and streets of the U.S.A. But...

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 ‘Aporia,’ the New Experimental Album from Sufjan Stevens and His Stepfather, Lowell Brams (Out 3/27)
February 5, 2020
Preview ‘Aporia,’ the New Experimental Album from Sufjan Stevens and His Stepfather, Lowell Brams (Out 3/27)

On March 27, eclectic and relentlessly envelope-pushing songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens will release a new record — but Aporia won’t be in the vein of Stevens’ vast catalog of indie/pop soundscapes....

Rock Cellar Magazine | GRAMMY Awards Highlights: Tool Dedicates Win to Neil Peart, Other Key Wins and Moments from 2020 Awards Ceremony
January 27, 2020
GRAMMY Awards Highlights: Tool Dedicates Win to Neil Peart, Other Key Wins and Moments from 2020 Awards Ceremony

On Sunday night, the GRAMMY Awards took place at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The night was conducted under a heavy weight, given the shocking death of Lakers star Kobe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary Hitting YouTube on 3/31
January 6, 2020
‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary Hitting YouTube on 3/31

Coachella. It’s a music festival, yes — the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be precise — but it’s more than that. The annual festival put on by mega-promoter...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Cold War Kids Bring Their Call-To-Action Anthem ‘Complainer’ to ‘The Ellen Show’
November 19, 2019
Watch Cold War Kids Bring Their Call-To-Action Anthem ‘Complainer’ to ‘The Ellen Show’

With “Complainer,” Long Beach indie/rock/pop band Cold War Kids scored a radio hit — it’s routinely on SiriusXM channels throughout a given day and also, presumably, traditional FM dials as well....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beck Previews New Album ‘Hyperspace’ with its Dreamy, Haunting Finale, ‘Everlasting Nothing’ (Listen)
November 15, 2019
Beck Previews New Album ‘Hyperspace’ with its Dreamy, Haunting Finale, ‘Everlasting Nothing’ (Listen)

Beck has been preparing everybody for his new album, Hyperspace, which will be released next week, on Nov. 22. He’s done so with a handful of songs that have worked...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Simple Creatures and Bones UK at the Fonda Makes for a Great Tuesday Night in Hollywood
November 13, 2019
Recap: Simple Creatures and Bones UK at the Fonda Makes for a Great Tuesday Night in Hollywood

You know how you can tell when big-name musicians are having all the fun in the world with a new project? That’s very much the case with Simple Creatures, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Cold War Kids’ Inventive New Album ‘New Age Norms 1,’ the First in a Three-Album Series (Listen)
November 6, 2019
Out Now: Cold War Kids’ Inventive New Album ‘New Age Norms 1,’ the First in a Three-Album Series (Listen)

Since their emergence in the indie/rock scene, Long Beach, California rockers Cold War Kids have struck a chord, so to speak, with an inventive take on the genre. So when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview The 1975’s New Album with the Intriguing, Vulnerable ‘Frail State of Mind’
October 24, 2019
Preview The 1975’s New Album with the Intriguing, Vulnerable ‘Frail State of Mind’

I’m sorry ’bout my frail state of mind, sings Matty Healy, front man of The 1975, on the band’s new single, “Frail State of Mind,” which premiered on Thursday. It’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What’s Up with Tame Impala’s Mysterious New Video?
October 22, 2019
What’s Up with Tame Impala’s Mysterious New Video?

Indie/psychedelic rock band Tame Impala is among the biggest “big deals” in rock music over the past decade, and it appears as if something is afoot. Maybe a new album?...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Screamer,’ Third Eye Blind’s Somewhat Surprising New Album (Listen)
October 18, 2019
Out Now: ‘Screamer,’ Third Eye Blind’s Somewhat Surprising New Album (Listen)

There was a time when the thought of a new Third Eye Blind album was nothing but a fantasy in the minds of the band’s fans, long periods of inactivity...

Rock Cellar Magazine | She & Him (Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward) Announce ‘A Very She & Him Christmas Party’ Tour
September 17, 2019
She & Him (Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward) Announce ‘A Very She & Him Christmas Party’ Tour

The weather is cooling — in some places, at least, everything is blanketed in pumpkin spice and the holiday season is coming into view once again. Naturally, then, celebrated indie/pop...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pixies As Endearingly Irreverent as Ever on New Album, ‘Beneath the Eyrie’ (Listen)
September 13, 2019
Pixies As Endearingly Irreverent as Ever on New Album, ‘Beneath the Eyrie’ (Listen)

Pixies just continue to be so … Pixies. For decades, the revered alt/rock/indie band has forged its own place in the music community, a stubborn refusal to be anything less...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Vampire Weekend’s Sold-Out Madison Square Garden Gig TONIGHT 9/6
September 6, 2019
Watch Vampire Weekend’s Sold-Out Madison Square Garden Gig TONIGHT 9/6

Tonight, indie/pop darlings Vampire Weekend will headline Madison Square Garden in New York City. Remarkably, it’s the band’s first-ever gig at the World’s Most Famous Arena, and it’s sold-out. But...

Rock Cellar Magazine | With Its New Punk Anthem ‘People,’ The 1975 Remains One of the Most Intriguing Bands in the World
August 27, 2019
With Its New Punk Anthem ‘People,’ The 1975 Remains One of the Most Intriguing Bands in the World

The 1975. Are you a fan? If you have kids, are they fans? I’ll bet they are, if they’re into the current alternative/rock/pop scene. This band is massive. They were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: The ‘Hard Lessons’ of Rock and Roll with Foo Fighters/Solo Troubadour, Guitarist Chris Shiflett
August 7, 2019
Q&A: The ‘Hard Lessons’ of Rock and Roll with Foo Fighters/Solo Troubadour, Guitarist Chris Shiflett

Being a member of the Foo Fighters, one of the world’s biggest rock bands, helps swing open some pretty wide doors. When he’s not recording and touring the globe, shredding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Bird and the Bee (and Dave Grohl) Re-Imagine Van Halen’s ‘Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love’ on ‘The Late Late Show’
August 1, 2019
Watch the Bird and the Bee (and Dave Grohl) Re-Imagine Van Halen’s ‘Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love’ on ‘The Late Late Show’

On Friday, the Bird and the Bee — the indie/pop duo featuring multi-instrumentalist/mega-producer Greg Kurstin and Inara George — will release Interpreting the Masters Vol. 2: A Tribute to Van...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bon Iver Premiere Two Songs Off New Album ‘i,i,’ Due Out August 30
July 11, 2019
Bon Iver Premiere Two Songs Off New Album ‘i,i,’ Due Out August 30

On August 30, Justin Vernon and Bon Iver will release a new record titled i,i — the follow-up to 2016’s 22, A Million. We’re excited to announce our new record...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Film Review: ‘Yesterday,’ a Magical Mystery Movie About the Meaning of Life, Imagines a World Without the Beatles
June 27, 2019
Film Review: ‘Yesterday,’ a Magical Mystery Movie About the Meaning of Life, Imagines a World Without the Beatles

Since the Beatles split up almost half a century ago, fans, concert promoters, recording industry executives, etc., sought ways to reunite all of the members of what’s arguably the greatest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream the National’s Sprawling New Album ‘I Am Easy to Find’ and Watch Its Corresponding Short Film
May 21, 2019
Stream the National’s Sprawling New Album ‘I Am Easy to Find’ and Watch Its Corresponding Short Film

Listening to an album from The National is an emotional experience. That’s long been one of the core themes of the revered indie/rock band, and its newest album, I Am...

Rock Cellar Magazine | HUNNY Prepping Debut Album ‘Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes, Watch the New Video for ‘Lula, I’m Not Mad’
May 3, 2019
HUNNY Prepping Debut Album ‘Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes, Watch the New Video for ‘Lula, I’m Not Mad’

California indie/rock band HUNNY have released details along with the lead single to their debut full length album, Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes., expected July 19 via Epitaph Records. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Vampire Weekend’s Album ‘Father of the Bride,’ the Band’s Longest and Most Ambitious Record to Date (Listen)
May 3, 2019
Out Now: Vampire Weekend’s Album ‘Father of the Bride,’ the Band’s Longest and Most Ambitious Record to Date (Listen)

For much of the past decade or so, Vampire Weekend has been one of the most celebrated and successful indie/rock bands around — and today, the group’s fourth full-length, Father...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Class Photo (ex. STRFKR) Tackles Serious Loss in New Glossy, Daft-Punk-Meets-Weezer Single ‘Hard Conversation’ (Listen)
May 1, 2019
Class Photo (ex. STRFKR) Tackles Serious Loss in New Glossy, Daft-Punk-Meets-Weezer Single ‘Hard Conversation’ (Listen)

Patrick Morris used to be part of the indie/pop band STRFKR, but has since gone his separate way — and that led him to a new project called Class Photo....

Rock Cellar Magazine | The National Premiere New Black-And-White Music Video for ‘Hairpin Turns,’ from New Album ‘I Am Easy to Find’
May 1, 2019
The National Premiere New Black-And-White Music Video for ‘Hairpin Turns,’ from New Album ‘I Am Easy to Find’

I Am Easy to Find is the new album from indie/rock veterans The National. It will be released on May 17 via 4AD, and on Wednesday the band premiered a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Tom DeLonge’s Angels and Airwaves: Hear ‘Rebel Girl,’ Tour Dates Announced
April 30, 2019
New from Tom DeLonge’s Angels and Airwaves: Hear ‘Rebel Girl,’ Tour Dates Announced

We haven’t heard from Angels & Airwaves, the indie/rock band helmed by former Blink-182 guitarist/vocalist Tom DeLonge, in years, but the band returned on Tuesday with synth-heavy new song titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beach Bunny Prepping for Big Tour with PUP and Lollapalooza, Fresh Off the Buzz of Their “Prom Queen” EP
April 12, 2019
Beach Bunny Prepping for Big Tour with PUP and Lollapalooza, Fresh Off the Buzz of Their “Prom Queen” EP

Beach Bunny started off as a solo singer/songwriter project for Chicago native Lili Trifilio in 2015. Now as a four-piece, the band has garnered success, racking up a number performances...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: PUP’s ‘Morbid Stuff,’ an Invigorating New Album Tackling Death, Anxiety, and Emotion with Boundless Energy and Hooks
April 5, 2019
Out Now: PUP’s ‘Morbid Stuff,’ an Invigorating New Album Tackling Death, Anxiety, and Emotion with Boundless Energy and Hooks

PUP named its new album Morbid Stuff, and that’s a solid representation of the themes explored on the Toronto band’s third studio album, which was released on Friday via Little...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Vampire Weekend Premiere Two More New Songs, ‘Unbearably White’ and ‘This Life’ – Listen
April 4, 2019
Vampire Weekend Premiere Two More New Songs, ‘Unbearably White’ and ‘This Life’ – Listen

The lead-up to the release of Vampire Weekend‘s new album, Father of the Bride, has been busy — and on Thursday the indie/pop outfit premiered two more songs off the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘The Mighty,’ an Earnest and Eclectic New Album from O.A.R.
April 3, 2019
Out Now: ‘The Mighty,’ an Earnest and Eclectic New Album from O.A.R.

By now, the members of O.A.R. — which stands for Of A Revolution, if you haven’t been paying attention for the band’s two-decades-plus career — know what they’re doing in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows’ Full-Length Debut, ‘Nothing Happens,’ is Finally Out — and it Was Worth the Wait (Album Review)
March 22, 2019
Wallows’ Full-Length Debut, ‘Nothing Happens,’ is Finally Out — and it Was Worth the Wait (Album Review)

After multiple independent singles, tours, and their 2018 Spring EP the long wait for a full-length album from indie rock trio Wallows is over. Nothing Happens is here and it’s demanding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘The Mighty,’ the Upcoming Tenth Studio LP from O.A.R. Out 3/29
March 20, 2019
Preview ‘The Mighty,’ the Upcoming Tenth Studio LP from O.A.R. Out 3/29

On March 29, O.A.R. will add to its vast catalog of music with a new record titled The Mighty. The Maryland-based band has amassed a global audience over the course...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jenny Lewis Premieres ‘Wasted Youth,’ Another Song from Her New LP ‘On the Line’ Out 3/22
March 15, 2019
Jenny Lewis Premieres ‘Wasted Youth,’ Another Song from Her New LP ‘On the Line’ Out 3/22

Acclaimed indie/rock singer/songwriter Jenny Lewis is preparing to release her new studio album, On the Line, which will be out next Friday, March 22. Today, Lewis previewed the record with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Calpurnia (Ft. ‘Stranger Things’ Star Finn Wolfhard) Premiere ‘Cell’ Music Video
March 7, 2019
Calpurnia (Ft. ‘Stranger Things’ Star Finn Wolfhard) Premiere ‘Cell’ Music Video

Calpurnia, a rising young indie/rock band featuring actor Finn Wolfhard of the Netflix series Stranger Things, took fans on a behind-the-scenes look at tour life in a new music video...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)
November 9, 2018
A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)

Hollywood has had a long love affair with pop stars. Considering their often outrageous personas, lifestyles, talent and high profiles, pop music figures are naturals for movie biographies about them,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap)
April 20, 2017
Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap)

Star-Studded Cinema Premiere Rocks L.A. The star-studded Los Angeles premiere of SHOT!? The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock took place April 5 at the Pacific Theatres at The Grove. Rock Cellar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linkin Park Premieres New Single 'Heavy,' Featuring Kiiara; New Album 'One More Light' Out 5/19
February 16, 2017
Linkin Park Premieres New Single 'Heavy,' Featuring Kiiara; New Album 'One More Light' Out 5/19

Linkin Park will release a new studio album titled One More Light on May 19, and on Thursday the band premiered its lead single. Listen to “Heavy,” which features a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: LA's Muna Unleash Debut Album 'About U,' Premiere Affecting 'I Know a Place' Video
February 3, 2017
Best New Music: LA's Muna Unleash Debut Album 'About U,' Premiere Affecting 'I Know a Place' Video

For the past few months, an indie/pop trio from Los Angeles has been turning many a head with their brand of emotive “dark-pop,” and today, MUNA released their debut album. Titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream 'Ballad of the Dying Man,' Father John Misty's New Single Off 'Pure Comedy'
February 2, 2017
Stream 'Ballad of the Dying Man,' Father John Misty's New Single Off 'Pure Comedy'

Father John Misty’s new single “Ballad of the Dying Man” was released this week, and it’s arguably one of the most engaging compositions he’s put together to date in his...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A with Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist Rob Bonfiglio
November 28, 2016
Q&A with Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist Rob Bonfiglio

Rob Bonfiglio may not be a household name, but he deserves to be. The Berklee College of Music graduate is a multi-faceted quadruple threat: a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer....

Rock Cellar Magazine | The xx Stream New Song 'On Hold,' Off New Album 'I See You' Due Out January 13
November 10, 2016
The xx Stream New Song 'On Hold,' Off New Album 'I See You' Due Out January 13

British indie/pop outfit The xx will return on January 13 with a new album titled I See You. The news was announced on Thursday morning, and with it came a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Blind Pilot
September 7, 2016
Turn Me On: Blind Pilot

KCSN 88.5 FM’s Jim Nelson returns with another Turn Me On profile, this time highlighting Blind Pilot… ______________________________ What’s that old Yiddish proverb? Man plans, God laughs? Or as Woody...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Warpaint Return: Stream an Engaging 'New Song', Off New LP 'Heads Up'
August 1, 2016
Warpaint Return: Stream an Engaging 'New Song', Off New LP 'Heads Up'

Warpaint, the Los Angeles-based indie/rock/pop band whose 2014 self-titled album made waves around the music scene, will return on September 23 with a new record. Titled Heads Up, it’ll be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs With Star Wars References
December 4, 2015
Top 11 Songs With Star Wars References

This month, one of the most anticipated films of recent memory will be released. Star Wars: The Force Awakens will hit theaters on December 18, and has been all people...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Learning How to Smile with Everclear’s Art Alexakis (Interview)
June 6, 2014
Learning How to Smile with Everclear’s Art Alexakis (Interview)

Singer/songwriter Art Alexakis has fronted the alternative/rock band Everclear for more than twenty years, achieving huge mainstream success with singles such as Father of Mine, Wonderful, Santa Monica, Rock Star,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | April Album Reviews
April 2, 2013
April Album Reviews

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On #2: Kishi Bashi, Emitt Rhodes
March 25, 2013
Turn Me On #2: Kishi Bashi, Emitt Rhodes

In this edition of Turn Me On, RCM will focus on two artists whose music has found inspiration in the Fab Four.  One who continues to create new music and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | “The Wrecking Crew” – The Best Music Documentary You’ve Never Seen!
January 4, 2013
“The Wrecking Crew” – The Best Music Documentary You’ve Never Seen!

Watching a screening of the music documentary The Wrecking Crew is like going 15 rounds with Manny Pacquiao: the HITS  just keep on comin’ and comin’ and comin.’ God Only Knows! Wichita Lineman! I...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Susanna Hoffs Bares All (?) in New Interview
August 16, 2012
Susanna Hoffs Bares All (?) in New Interview

Paying homage to ’60s-era bands like The Beach Boys, and The Mamas and the Papas, Susanna Hoffs has recently released her third solo album, Someday – her first release in 16 years....

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

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

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

Alanis Morissette Slightly Stoopid The Darkness Toadies Susanna Hoffs Dispatch Steve Vai Alanis Morissette Havoc and Bright Lights With her new album Havoc and Bright Lights, Alanis Morissette re-affirms herself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Rodgers is “The Voice”
May 16, 2012
Paul Rodgers is “The Voice”

As the old proverb goes: “You may know a man by the company he keeps.” Though his name is synonymous with Bad Company, Paul Rodgers, a consummate songwriter and performer,...

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

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

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

The Shins Dr. John Counting Crows Alabama Shakes Elvis Costello & the Imposters The Shins Port of Morrow Port of Morrow, the first proper Shins album since 2007’s Wincing the...

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

Bruce Springsteen Michael Brunnock Sinéad O’Connor Pink Floyd Mars Volta Andrew Bird The Cranberries Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball Bruce Springsteen’s 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball, is another solid entry into...

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

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

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

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

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

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