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Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World Goes Back to Basics for New Self-Released Track, “Something Loud”; Tour This Fall
June 13, 2022
Jimmy Eat World Goes Back to Basics for New Self-Released Track, “Something Loud”; Tour This Fall

Arizona-based alt/punk/emo band Jimmy Eat World recently returned with a new track, the guitar-forward “Something Loud.” An aptly titled burst of energy, the song showcases the group’s knack for compelling...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World & Dashboard Confessional Announce Co-Headlining Tour for Spring 2022
January 11, 2022
Jimmy Eat World & Dashboard Confessional Announce Co-Headlining Tour for Spring 2022

This spring, two stalwarts of the alt/rock scene will join forces for a co-headlining tour sure to be a favorite among fans when Jimmy Eat World and Dashboard Confessional head...

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 | Jimmy Eat World: ‘Phoenix Sessions’ Album Performance Streams Are a Must-Watch (‘Futures’ This Weekend, ‘Clarity’ Up Next)
January 29, 2021
Jimmy Eat World: ‘Phoenix Sessions’ Album Performance Streams Are a Must-Watch (‘Futures’ This Weekend, ‘Clarity’ Up Next)

Arizona-based alt/rock/indie band Jimmy Eat World amassed significant attention in the early 2000s with a string of solid albums, relentless touring and the earworm that was “The Middle” (from 2001’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World: Full-Album ‘Phoenix Sessions’ Live Stream Shows Coming in January
December 16, 2020
Jimmy Eat World: Full-Album ‘Phoenix Sessions’ Live Stream Shows Coming in January

Jimmy Eat World will host a series of special live stream performances in early 2021 called the Phoenix Sessions. The global stream performance series is the result of a collaboration...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World Announce ‘Criminal Energy’ Tour with the Front Bottoms, Turnover and Joyce Manor
March 9, 2020
Jimmy Eat World Announce ‘Criminal Energy’ Tour with the Front Bottoms, Turnover and Joyce Manor

Esteemed alt/rockers Jimmy Eat World will get after it once again this summer, as the Criminal Energy tour was announced on Monday. Named after a track on Jimmy Eat World’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World is Thriving, Not Merely ‘Surviving,’ on Excellent and Engaging New Album (Review/Stream)
October 17, 2019
Jimmy Eat World is Thriving, Not Merely ‘Surviving,’ on Excellent and Engaging New Album (Review/Stream)

When a band has been together as long as Jimmy Eat World, releasing as many solid and cohesive albums as the band has over its two decade-plus career thus far,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World: New Album ‘Surviving’ Out 10/18; Premiere Sax-Heavy New Song ‘All the Way (Stay)’
September 23, 2019
Jimmy Eat World: New Album ‘Surviving’ Out 10/18; Premiere Sax-Heavy New Song ‘All the Way (Stay)’

Few bands of the alt/rock/emo scene of the past 20 or so years have remained as true to themselves as Jimmy Eat World, bona fide “survivors” of the era. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to See Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World This Summer
May 10, 2019
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to See Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World This Summer

This summer will be filled with singalongs on the Summer Gods tour — which will find Third Eye Blind joining forces with Jimmy Eat World and openers Ra Ra Riot...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Incubus Delight the Masses at Hollywood Bowl Hometown Show with Jimmy Eat World and Judah and the Lion
August 15, 2017
Recap: Incubus Delight the Masses at Hollywood Bowl Hometown Show with Jimmy Eat World and Judah and the Lion

Incubus have come a long way from their roots in Calabasas, California. The Los Angeles suburb in the San Fernando Valley was where the alt/rock group formed in the mid-1990s,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talking 'Integrity Blues' and 20+ Years of Jimmy Eat World with Drummer Zach Lind (Q&A)
February 10, 2017
Talking 'Integrity Blues' and 20+ Years of Jimmy Eat World with Drummer Zach Lind (Q&A)

Arizona’s Jimmy Eat World recently announced plans for a busy 2017. Specifically, they’ll be touring around North America (and beyond) with Beach Slang in support of their new album, Integrity...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus Buzz: New Album Soon, Single Premiering 2/16, Tour with Jimmy Eat World in the Works
February 7, 2017
Incubus Buzz: New Album Soon, Single Premiering 2/16, Tour with Jimmy Eat World in the Works

Southern California rockers Incubus are hard at work at a new album. The Calabasas-based band released an EP titled Trust Fall (Side A) back in May 2015, and had thoughts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World Announce Spring Tour Dates with Beach Slang
February 6, 2017
Jimmy Eat World Announce Spring Tour Dates with Beach Slang

Back in October, Jimmy Eat World released an affecting new album called Integrity Blues. On Monday, the band announced some new tour dates that stretch into the spring and will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Jimmy Eat World Return with Affecting 'Integrity Blues' – Listen
October 21, 2016
Best New Music: Jimmy Eat World Return with Affecting 'Integrity Blues' – Listen

Arizona-based rock/indie act Jimmy Eat World have returned, releasing a new album titled Integrity Blues today. Their ninth full-length overall, Integrity Blues comes after the pre-release debuts of tracks “Me With You,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World Stream 'You With Me', Off New LP 'Integrity Blues' Due Out 10/21
October 12, 2016
Jimmy Eat World Stream 'You With Me', Off New LP 'Integrity Blues' Due Out 10/21

Jimmy Eat World recently premiered a third song off their new album, Integrity Blues, and it’s a good one. Below, listen to the earnest You With Me: It’s the third song we’ve...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Jimmy Eat World Perform 'Sure and Certain' on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'
September 30, 2016
Watch Jimmy Eat World Perform 'Sure and Certain' on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

Arizona-based alt/indie rockers Jimmy Eat World are gearing up to release their new album, Integrity Blues, on October 21. Earlier this week, the band stopped by the Late Show with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World Map Out US/European Tour Dates Supporting New LP 'Integrity Blues'
September 6, 2016
Jimmy Eat World Map Out US/European Tour Dates Supporting New LP 'Integrity Blues'

Arizona alt/rock band Jimmy Eat World are gearing up for a big year. On October 21, they’ll release a new album called Integrity Blues. They’ve previewed it thus far with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World Premiere 'Sure and Certain', Off New LP 'Integrity Blues' Out 10/21
August 30, 2016
Jimmy Eat World Premiere 'Sure and Certain', Off New LP 'Integrity Blues' Out 10/21

A week or so after debuting a new song called Get Right, Jimmy Eat World have officially announced a new album, Integrity Blues. It’ll be released on October 21 and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World Return with New Song 'Get Right' – Album on the Way? (Listen)
August 22, 2016
Jimmy Eat World Return with New Song 'Get Right' – Album on the Way? (Listen)

Alt/indie rockers Jimmy Eat World announced their return on Monday in the form of a new song called Get Right. Offered up for free download on their official site, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Ringo Starr and His Pals Encourage Us All to ‘Change the World’ with Lively New EP (Listen)
September 24, 2021
Out Now: Ringo Starr and His Pals Encourage Us All to ‘Change the World’ with Lively New EP (Listen)

Ringo Starr is nothing if not consistent — and today, Sept. 24, the famed Beatles drummer returns with Change the World, a new EP featuring four songs performed by the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘VAX LIVE: A Concert to Reunite the World’ Airing 5/8 (ft. Foo Fighters, Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, H.E.R., J Balvin and More)
April 29, 2021
‘VAX LIVE: A Concert to Reunite the World’ Airing 5/8 (ft. Foo Fighters, Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, H.E.R., J Balvin and More)

On May 2, a host of big-name musical acts and entertainers will participate in VAX LIVE: A Concert to Reunite the World, a special event from international advocacy organization Global...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Fundraising Album from The Blue Quarantinos (Jimmy Vivino/Jesse Williams/Rob Paparozzi) Out Now from Joe Bonamassa’s Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation
April 26, 2021
New Fundraising Album from The Blue Quarantinos (Jimmy Vivino/Jesse Williams/Rob Paparozzi) Out Now from Joe Bonamassa’s Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation

The Blue Quarantinos is a new, pandemic-inspired musical ensemble led by Jimmy Vivino, acclaimed guitarist/musician known the world over as the longtime band leader for Conan O’Brien. Accompanied by musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Greta Van Fleet Play “Heat Above” on ‘Kimmel’; New LP ‘The Battle at Garden’s Gate’ Out Tomorrow 4/16
April 15, 2021
Watch Greta Van Fleet Play “Heat Above” on ‘Kimmel’; New LP ‘The Battle at Garden’s Gate’ Out Tomorrow 4/16

Arriving with much anticipation this Friday, April 16, is The Battle at Garden’s Gate, the new studio album from young rockers Greta Van Fleet. The band has previewed it in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young
March 18, 2021
Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young

This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and telethon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Rising Star Beabadoobee Perform ‘Care,’ from Her New Album ‘Fake It Flowers,’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
November 19, 2020
Watch Rising Star Beabadoobee Perform ‘Care,’ from Her New Album ‘Fake It Flowers,’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Last month, rising indie/rock singer/songwriter Beabadoobee (real name: Bea Kristi) released her debut full-length album, Fake It Flowers. The album comes after a series of head-turning EPs from the 20-year-old...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More
October 7, 2020
Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More

Tuesday’s sad news of the passing of guitar icon Eddie Van Halen hit the music community as hard as could be expected, given the legacy of EVH’s work, the massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era
August 18, 2020
Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robert Plant Announces ‘Digging Deep: Subterranea’ Two-CD Anthology Spanning 30 Songs, Four Decades and Featuring Three Unreleased Recordings
July 27, 2020
Robert Plant Announces ‘Digging Deep: Subterranea’ Two-CD Anthology Spanning 30 Songs, Four Decades and Featuring Three Unreleased Recordings

On Oct. 2, Robert Plant will release Digging Deep: Subterranea, a new 2-CD anthology featuring material from throughout his lasting career as one of rock and roll’s most versatile vocalists....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Prepping for the End of the World with Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter
November 14, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Prepping for the End of the World with Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter

In this latest Behind the Curtain entry, Steve Rosen recounts an unexpectedly serious chat with Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, then of the Doobie Brothers, all about survival.  Imagine the world is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Byrne + the Brooklyn Youth Chorus Performed ‘One Fine Day’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ — Watch
October 23, 2019
David Byrne + the Brooklyn Youth Chorus Performed ‘One Fine Day’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ — Watch

Longtime Talking Heads front man/figurehead David Byrne embarked on an incredible tour last summer titled American Utopia, after his 2018 solo album. The innovative live performance was so special to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You Haven’t Heard ‘Yello Submarine’ Until You’ve Seen Ringo Starr, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots Play It on Toy Instruments
September 25, 2019
You Haven’t Heard ‘Yello Submarine’ Until You’ve Seen Ringo Starr, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots Play It on Toy Instruments

Among the versatile canon of the Beatles‘ catalog, “Yellow Submarine” is perhaps the song most suited for children — its sing-songy verse structure and inescapably catchy melodies making it stand...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Johnny Depp Sing David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ During Hollywood Vampires’ ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Visit
June 20, 2019
Watch Johnny Depp Sing David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ During Hollywood Vampires’ ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Visit

A new Hollywood Vampires album titled Rise is being released this week, and on Wednesday afternoon Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and the rest of the supergroup paid a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Weezer Play ‘Everybody Wants to Rule the World’ with Tears for Fears on ‘Kimmel’
April 16, 2019
Watch Weezer Play ‘Everybody Wants to Rule the World’ with Tears for Fears on ‘Kimmel’

Weezer is on some run lately when it comes to paying homage to classic hits of the ’80s and ’90s, and on Monday night the band stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Page Discusses Led Zeppelin’s Reissue Series (The Interview)
August 5, 2015
Jimmy Page Discusses Led Zeppelin’s Reissue Series (The Interview)

“We were enormously creative, always pushing ourselves,” Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin’s legendary guitarist and founder tells me when I ask why he thinks the band’s albums have stood the test...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Webb Live: ‘What Does A Woman See In A Man?’
October 26, 2011
Jimmy Webb Live: ‘What Does A Woman See In A Man?’

Rock Cellar Magazine was fortunate to have the “songwriter’s songwriter,” Jimmy Webb perform for us recently. Here is a video of What Does a Woman See in a Man?  The...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | When We Were Young Festival: My Chemical Romance, Paramore, Avril Lavigne and a Ton of Other Acts from That Era – October 2022 in Las Vegas
January 18, 2022
When We Were Young Festival: My Chemical Romance, Paramore, Avril Lavigne and a Ton of Other Acts from That Era – October 2022 in Las Vegas

The Vans Warped Tour may be a relic of the past, but several of the highest-profile acts from the Warped era will gather at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lollapalooza 2021 Lineup: Foo Fighters, Post Malone, Journey, Miley Cyrus, More
May 19, 2021
Lollapalooza 2021 Lineup: Foo Fighters, Post Malone, Journey, Miley Cyrus, More

Lollapalooza will indeed return to Chicago’s Grant Park on July 29 – Aug. 1 after being cancelled 2020 due to the pandemic, and on Wednesday the lineup and details were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | BottleRock Napa Valley: Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Guns N’ Roses Headlining 2021 Return 9/3-9/5
May 17, 2021
BottleRock Napa Valley: Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Guns N’ Roses Headlining 2021 Return 9/3-9/5

This September, BottleRock Napa Valley will return for a 2021 edition after skipping 2020 due to the pandemic — and this year’s event boasts a seriously impressive list of headliners....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Teenage Wrist Embraces a New Era, Exploring the Beauty of Melancholy with New Album ‘Earth is a Black Hole’
February 15, 2021
Out Now: Teenage Wrist Embraces a New Era, Exploring the Beauty of Melancholy with New Album ‘Earth is a Black Hole’

Los Angeles-based band Teenage Wrist arrived in 2018 with Chrome Neon Jesus, a neo/grunge-by-way-of-shoegaze debut album released on Epitaph Records that made waves in the “scene,” the band’s ability to blend...

Rock Cellar Magazine | BottleRock Napa Valley 2020: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band, Stevie Nicks Top Stacked Lineup (Details)
January 6, 2020
BottleRock Napa Valley 2020: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band, Stevie Nicks Top Stacked Lineup (Details)

BottleRock Napa Valley unveiled its 2020 lineup and plans on Monday, and the festival boasts a deep array of acts spanning genres, generations and styles. https://www.instagram.com/p/B6—JSlCzJ/ Set for Memorial Day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Garage Rockers White Reaper Announce 2020 Headlining Tour Supporting New Album ‘You Deserve Love’
December 18, 2019
Garage Rockers White Reaper Announce 2020 Headlining Tour Supporting New Album ‘You Deserve Love’

You Deserve Love, the third full-length album from glam/garage-rock band White Reaper, was released in October via Elektra Records. Listening to the album and its infectious blend of hand-clap rhythms,...

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 | Third Eye Blind Premieres Two New Songs Ahead of Oct. 11 Release of New Album ‘Screamer’ (Listen)
September 13, 2019
Third Eye Blind Premieres Two New Songs Ahead of Oct. 11 Release of New Album ‘Screamer’ (Listen)

On Oct. 11, Stephan Jenkins and Third Eye Blind will release a new studio album titled Screamer — continuing an especially busy era for the band, which used to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Third Eye Blind: New Album ‘Screamer’ Out 10/18, Stream the Title Track (ft. Alexis Krauss of Sleigh Bells)
July 25, 2019
Third Eye Blind: New Album ‘Screamer’ Out 10/18, Stream the Title Track (ft. Alexis Krauss of Sleigh Bells)

Third Eye Blind is currently out on the Summer Gods Tour with Jimmy Eat World and Ra Ra Riot. In addition to a handful of classic ’90s alt/rock hits and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seaway: ‘Fresh Produce’ LP Out 4/19 Ahead of Spring Tour
March 15, 2019
Seaway: ‘Fresh Produce’ LP Out 4/19 Ahead of Spring Tour

Canadian pop-punk band Seaway has been hard at work recently, playing different gigs and dropping singles since the release of their 2017 album, Vacation, but the boys are ready for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KAABOO 2018: Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Katy Perry, Imagine Dragons and More Top Eclectic Lineup
March 22, 2018
KAABOO 2018: Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Katy Perry, Imagine Dragons and More Top Eclectic Lineup

Since its inception a few years ago, KAABOO Del Mar has boasted one of the most far-ranging lineups of the music festival scene. (Read our recap of the 2016 KAABOO...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus Guitarist Mike Einziger — The Interview
April 11, 2017
Incubus Guitarist Mike Einziger — The Interview

Since forming in the Los Angeles suburb of Calabasas as high school students in 1991, the members of Incubus reached prolific heights as a band. They’ve toured the world in support...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus Return with High-Energy New Single 'Nimble Bastard' — Listen
February 16, 2017
Incubus Return with High-Energy New Single 'Nimble Bastard' — Listen

Southern California rockers Incubus have plans to release a new album this spring, and on Thursday the band appeared on LA’s KROQ 106.7 FM to premiere their new single, “Nimble...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Walsh Reuniting James Gang for VetsAid Benefit, ft. Dave Grohl, Nine Inch Nails, Black Keys and the Breeders
August 1, 2022
Joe Walsh Reuniting James Gang for VetsAid Benefit, ft. Dave Grohl, Nine Inch Nails, Black Keys and the Breeders

How’s this for a wildly unexpected treat? Joe Walsh will reconvene James Gang for the sixth annual VetsAid charity concert, with Walsh performing alongside Jimmy Fox and Dale Peters. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chicago Co-Founder Robert Lamm on New Album ‘Born For This Moment,’ Touring with Brian Wilson and Beyond
July 12, 2022
Chicago Co-Founder Robert Lamm on New Album ‘Born For This Moment,’ Touring with Brian Wilson and Beyond

Chicago, the self-described “rock and roll band with horns,” has always done everything big. Formed in 1967, Chicago celebrates its 55th anniversary this year, and on July 15 is releasing...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Jim Seals of ’70s Soft-Rock Hitmakers Seals and Crofts: 1941-2022
June 7, 2022
Rest in Peace, Jim Seals of ’70s Soft-Rock Hitmakers Seals and Crofts: 1941-2022

Jim Seals, half of the soft rock/pop duo Seals and Crofts, has died at the age of 80, per reports. A major source of the news of his passing came...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The B-52s Add Dates to ‘The Final Tour Ever of Planet Earth,’ Starting in August
May 5, 2022
The B-52s Add Dates to ‘The Final Tour Ever of Planet Earth,’ Starting in August

As promised when the initial batch of shows was announced, The B-52s added four more concerts to the schedule for The Final Tour of Planet Earth, a farewell run from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the B-52s Throw a Raucous “Love Shack” Party on ‘Kimmel’; Farewell Tour Starts in August
April 29, 2022
Watch the B-52s Throw a Raucous “Love Shack” Party on ‘Kimmel’; Farewell Tour Starts in August

Earlier this week, The B-52s announced that they will embark on a farewell tour starting on Aug. 22, an 11-city “Final Tour of Planet Earth” from Kate Pierson, Cindy Wilson...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Out Now: Red Hot Chili Peppers ‘Unlimited Love,’ ft. the Return of John Frusciante (on Fallon/Kimmel Tonight 4/1)
April 1, 2022
Out Now: Red Hot Chili Peppers ‘Unlimited Love,’ ft. the Return of John Frusciante (on Fallon/Kimmel Tonight 4/1)

Welcome back, Red Hot Chili Peppers — and guitarist John Frusciante. The heralded Frusciante returns on Unlimited Love, a new album from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band...

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 Weight Band (ft. Former Members of The Band and The Levon Helm Band) Releasing ‘Shines Like Gold’ LP 4/1
March 31, 2022
The Weight Band (ft. Former Members of The Band and The Levon Helm Band) Releasing ‘Shines Like Gold’ LP 4/1

The Weight Band, an ensemble featuring former members of The Band and The Levon Helm Band, will release a new record titled Shines Like Gold on Friday, April 1. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Elliot Lurie of Looking Glass About 1972’s “Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)”
March 22, 2022
One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Elliot Lurie of Looking Glass About 1972’s “Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)”

In our newest One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? entry, guitarist/songwriter/co-vocalist Elliot Lurie of the band Looking Glass discusses his band’s career and whether he and his band mates consider themselves...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nazareth Shares “Runaway,” from New Album ‘Surviving the Law’ Coming 4/15
March 21, 2022
Nazareth Shares “Runaway,” from New Album ‘Surviving the Law’ Coming 4/15

Scottish hard-rock band Nazareth has a new record in the works for next month, and on Monday the latest preview of Surviving the Law landed. Titled “Runaway,” it’s the second song shared...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nazareth: New Album ‘Surviving the Law’ Out 4/15; Watch a Video for “Strange Days”
March 3, 2022
Nazareth: New Album ‘Surviving the Law’ Out 4/15; Watch a Video for “Strange Days”

Scottish hard-rock powerhouse Nazareth recently roared back with a new song, “Strange Days,” a preview of the band’s upcoming album, Surviving the Law. The group’s 25th studio album to date,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Ian Anderson on Jethro Tull’s Return, Spinal Tap Moments & Music That Makes Him Want to ‘Wreak Havoc and Mayhem’
February 10, 2022
I’m Still Standing: Ian Anderson on Jethro Tull’s Return, Spinal Tap Moments & Music That Makes Him Want to ‘Wreak Havoc and Mayhem’

It has been more than 18 years since Jethro Tull released a new studio album. The wait ended January 28, 2022, with the release of The Zealot Gene. Songwriter, vocalist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators Play “The River is Rising” on ‘Kimmel’; ‘4’ LP Out 2/11
February 4, 2022
Watch Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators Play “The River is Rising” on ‘Kimmel’; ‘4’ LP Out 2/11

Next Friday, Feb. 11, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators will release a new full-length album, 4 — their fourth as a collective. The ensemble has been previewing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Soul Bank Music Inks Comprehensive Catalog Deal with Famed Hammond B3 Organist/Keyboardist Brian Auger
February 1, 2022
Soul Bank Music Inks Comprehensive Catalog Deal with Famed Hammond B3 Organist/Keyboardist Brian Auger

British-born musician, famed Hammond B3 organist and heralded keyboard master Brian Auger recently linked up with !K7 Label Group label Soul Bank Music for a comprehensive catalog deal encompassing Auger’s...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | IDLES Previews New Album ‘Crawler’ with “Car Crash,” Plays ‘Kimmel’ and On Sold-Out US Tour
November 4, 2021
IDLES Previews New Album ‘Crawler’ with “Car Crash,” Plays ‘Kimmel’ and On Sold-Out US Tour

These are exceptionally busy times for IDLES. The Bristol, UK-based band is set to release its fourth album, Crawler, on Nov. 12, and is currently out on a big, mostly...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Japanese Breakfast Performs “Paprika” on ‘Kimmel,’ Adds Tour Dates to Sold-Out Fall 2021 Run
July 8, 2021
Japanese Breakfast Performs “Paprika” on ‘Kimmel,’ Adds Tour Dates to Sold-Out Fall 2021 Run

It’s been a big few months for Japanese Breakfast, the indie project alter ego of singer/songwriter/author Michelle Zauner. Zauner released a new album, Jubilee, in early June, and it’s one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Lens: Music Photographer Jérôme Brunet — Licensed to Shoot (Q&A)
July 1, 2021
Behind the Lens: Music Photographer Jérôme Brunet — Licensed to Shoot (Q&A)

Jérôme Brunet is arguably to music photography what James Bond is to espionage. Like 007, Brunet has a great eye for taking aim. But instead of armed with a Beretta...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Foo Fighters Play “Chasing Birds” for Seth Meyers; ‘VAX LIVE’ Broadcast Airing 5/8
May 7, 2021
Watch Foo Fighters Play “Chasing Birds” for Seth Meyers; ‘VAX LIVE’ Broadcast Airing 5/8

The Foo Fighters delivered a performance of “Chasing Birds,” one of the tracks on the band’s adventurous new studio album, Medicine at Midnight, for Late Night with Seth Meyers on...

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 | girl in red Shares “Serotonin” Video, Debut Album ‘if i could make it go quiet’ Out Friday 4/30
April 28, 2021
girl in red Shares “Serotonin” Video, Debut Album ‘if i could make it go quiet’ Out Friday 4/30

This Friday, April 30, 22-year-old Norwegian singer/songwriter Marie Ulven, otherwise known as rising indie/pop artist girl in red, will release her debut full-length album, if i could make it go...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Violet and Dave Grohl & Pals Krist Novoselic, Greg Kurstin & Dave Lombardo Cover X’s “Nausea” on ‘Kimmel’
April 28, 2021
Watch Violet and Dave Grohl & Pals Krist Novoselic, Greg Kurstin & Dave Lombardo Cover X’s “Nausea” on ‘Kimmel’

Recently, Violet Grohl and her dad, Dave Grohl, shared a cover of “Nausea,” the Los Angeles punk classic from X, a new recording attached to Dave’s documentary film, What Drives...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Poco’s Rusty Young (Unpublished 2017 Interview with the Late Guitarist/Songwriter)
April 19, 2021
Remembering Poco’s Rusty Young (Unpublished 2017 Interview with the Late Guitarist/Songwriter)

Guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of Poco Rusty Young was a valued friend of Rock Cellar for many years. We’ve had the pleasure of interviewing him often, and he was generous with...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Wallflowers Return: Stream ‘Roots and Wings,’ New Album Out 7/9, 53-Date Tour Launching in July
April 9, 2021
The Wallflowers Return: Stream ‘Roots and Wings,’ New Album Out 7/9, 53-Date Tour Launching in July

On July 9, Jakob Dylan and The Wallflowers will release a new studio album titled Exit Wounds. Announced on Friday, it will be the first new album from the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)
March 11, 2021
Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)

Paul Stanley gets “souled out” with his spectacular 15-piece band Soul Station on their debut album Now and Then, which is out on March 19. While it may come as...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)
January 25, 2021
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)

With a return to live concerts still a ways away due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Releasing ‘Now and Then’ Album 3/19, Covering Soul & Motown Classics
January 15, 2021
Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Releasing ‘Now and Then’ Album 3/19, Covering Soul & Motown Classics

Separate from his decades of iconic rock and roll madness with KISS, Paul Stanley has maintained a strong affinity for soul — and on March 19, his side project Soul...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to Eddie Vedder’s New ‘Matter of Time’ EP of At-Home Recordings (ft. a Bruce Springsteen Cover)
December 28, 2020
Listen to Eddie Vedder’s New ‘Matter of Time’ EP of At-Home Recordings (ft. a Bruce Springsteen Cover)

Just before Thanksgiving, Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder shared a pair of solo recordings titled “Matter of Time” and “Sai Hi.” Vedder has since released the songs as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Bird and the Bee (Greg Kurstin/Inara George) Play ‘Little Drummer Boy’ on ‘Kimmel’ with Dave Grohl
December 18, 2020
Watch the Bird and the Bee (Greg Kurstin/Inara George) Play ‘Little Drummer Boy’ on ‘Kimmel’ with Dave Grohl

In late October, the Bird and The Bee — the project between seven-time Grammy-winning producer/songwriter Greg Kurstin and songwriter Inara George — released Put Up the Lights, a holiday album...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Smashing Pumpkins Unleash Ambitious Double-Album, ‘Cyr’ (Listen/Buy)
November 27, 2020
Out Now: Smashing Pumpkins Unleash Ambitious Double-Album, ‘Cyr’ (Listen/Buy)

After weeks of heavy promotion and premiering nearly half of a new double-album, Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins have officially released Cyr, a 20-track opus that was unleashed to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Vedder Shares New Solo Songs — Stream ‘Matter of Time’ and ‘Say Hi’
November 19, 2020
Eddie Vedder Shares New Solo Songs — Stream ‘Matter of Time’ and ‘Say Hi’

Eddie Vedder has long found a way to keep his solo career active in concert with his work with Pearl Jam (such as the band’s 2020 album Gigaton) — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Corgan Dabbles in the Occult in the New Smashing Pumpkins’ Video for ‘Wyttch’; Double-LP ‘Cyr’ Out 11/27
November 13, 2020
Billy Corgan Dabbles in the Occult in the New Smashing Pumpkins’ Video for ‘Wyttch’; Double-LP ‘Cyr’ Out 11/27

We’re a mere two weeks away from the release of Cyr, an ambitious new double-album from The Smashing Pumpkins, who have been promoting it pretty aggressively in recent weeks. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins Share the Halloween-Themed ‘Wyttch’ and ‘Ramona,’ from New Album ‘Cyr’ Out 11/27
October 30, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Share the Halloween-Themed ‘Wyttch’ and ‘Ramona,’ from New Album ‘Cyr’ Out 11/27

Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins have been previewing their upcoming double album Cyr in recent weeks, ahead of its scheduled Nov. 27 release. (Click here to pre-order the Smashing...

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 | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/23-10/25: Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash, Billie Eilish, Pearl Jam, More
October 23, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/23-10/25: Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash, Billie Eilish, Pearl Jam, More

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jerry Lee Lewis 85th Birthday Live Stream 10/27: Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Nancy Wilson, John Fogerty & More, Hosted by John Stamos
October 20, 2020
Jerry Lee Lewis 85th Birthday Live Stream 10/27: Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Nancy Wilson, John Fogerty & More, Hosted by John Stamos

Sept. 29 marked the 85th birthday of rock and roll icon Jerry Lee Lewis, and on Oct. 27 a host of fellow legends will team up for a special live...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen (A Tribute to the Late Guitar Legend)
October 6, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen (A Tribute to the Late Guitar Legend)

This entry from Steve Rosen in our Behind the Curtain section originally ran in 2014 and was buried in the Rock Cellar archives. With Eddie Van Halen having recently passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Two More New Smashing Pumpkins Songs from Double-Album ‘Cyr’ Out 11/27
September 24, 2020
Hear Two More New Smashing Pumpkins Songs from Double-Album ‘Cyr’ Out 11/27

This holiday season, Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins will ring in the festivities with a new double-album, Cyr, scheduled for release on Friday, Nov. 27. (Click here to pre-order...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins Announce Double-Album ‘Cyr’ Out 11/27 and New Animated Series Debuting 9/25
September 18, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Announce Double-Album ‘Cyr’ Out 11/27 and New Animated Series Debuting 9/25

On Aug. 28, Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins officially announced their return — again — with a pair of new songs, and it turns out the new material is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Auger Q&A: Jazz Rock, Playing with Jimi Hendrix + Paul McCartney and His New ‘Introspection’ Box Set
September 16, 2020
Brian Auger Q&A: Jazz Rock, Playing with Jimi Hendrix + Paul McCartney and His New ‘Introspection’ Box Set

Brian Auger may not be a household name to those who consider themselves music lovers, but if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that this illustrious British-born octogenarian, musician,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): “Slippin’ and Slidin'”
September 11, 2020
New from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): “Slippin’ and Slidin'”

The new single from The Immediate Family, a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins Go Glam/Synth-Rock for New Songs ‘Cyr’ and ‘The Colour of Love’ (Watch/Listen)
August 28, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Go Glam/Synth-Rock for New Songs ‘Cyr’ and ‘The Colour of Love’ (Watch/Listen)

Leave it to Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins — they’re always moving to the beat of their own drum, as the saying goes. (Click here to shop the Smashing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 72nd Birthday to Robert Plant — it’s a ‘Celebration Day’ for a Rock and Roll Free Spirit
August 20, 2020
Happy 72nd Birthday to Robert Plant — it’s a ‘Celebration Day’ for a Rock and Roll Free Spirit

His voice is the stuff of legend, as the saying goes, Robert Plant’s otherworldly howl reaching unfathomable heights during the heyday of Led Zeppelin. Today, Aug. 20, Robert Plant celebrates...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the ‘Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M2’ Album/Film Out 8/28 with Four Live Performances (Pre-Order)
August 20, 2020
Preview the ‘Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M2’ Album/Film Out 8/28 with Four Live Performances (Pre-Order)

On Aug. 28, Metallica will release Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M2. As teased by drummer Lars Ulrich in a surprise spot on Jimmy Kimmel Live earlier this summer, the live album captures...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robert Plant Shares ‘Charlie Patton Highway (Turn it Up, Pt. 1),’ a Previously Unheard Song from His Upcoming 2-CD Anthology ‘Digging Deep’ (Listen)
July 31, 2020
Robert Plant Shares ‘Charlie Patton Highway (Turn it Up, Pt. 1),’ a Previously Unheard Song from His Upcoming 2-CD Anthology ‘Digging Deep’ (Listen)

Robert Plant is a singular vocalist, the type whose voice inspires awe and wonder at just how he’s able to sing like that. It was his calling card for years...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 3 (Ian Anderson, Ricky Phillips & James Young of Styx, Rik Emmett)
July 17, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 3 (Ian Anderson, Ricky Phillips & James Young of Styx, Rik Emmett)

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their favorite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M2’ Officially Announced, Out 8/28 – Preview with ‘All Within My Hands’ and ‘Nothing Else Matters’
July 15, 2020
‘Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M2’ Officially Announced, Out 8/28 – Preview with ‘All Within My Hands’ and ‘Nothing Else Matters’

Sept. 2019 feels like years ago, given what’s transpired thus far in 2019, but back then live concerts were very much still a thing — and for two nights at...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Part 2: Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Gigs They’ve Seen (Memories from Rick Springfield, Gene Simmons, Eric Carmen, More)
June 10, 2020
Part 2: Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Gigs They’ve Seen (Memories from Rick Springfield, Gene Simmons, Eric Carmen, More)

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Replay of the Led Zeppelin Reunion Show, ‘Celebration Day,’ This Weekend on YouTube (for 72 Hours Only)
May 27, 2020
Watch a Replay of the Led Zeppelin Reunion Show, ‘Celebration Day,’ This Weekend on YouTube (for 72 Hours Only)

A Led Zeppelin reunion — just the mere phrase elicits shudders of excitement among the legendary band‘s fans. In 2007, Zeppelin fans the world over were ecstatic to see Robert...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Rebecca Holden and Little Anthony Cover ‘I Believe,’ Dedicated to Families and the Heroes Fighting COVID-19
May 20, 2020
Hear Rebecca Holden and Little Anthony Cover ‘I Believe,’ Dedicated to Families and the Heroes Fighting COVID-19

Acclaimed actress/singer Rebecca Holden and legendary blues/soul singer Jerome Anthony “Little Anthony” Gourdine joined forces in 2019 to record a cover of “I Believe,” the spiritual song written  by Ervin...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dennis DeYoung Talks the Legacy of Styx, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview)
May 12, 2020
Dennis DeYoung Talks the Legacy of Styx, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview)

When Dennis DeYoung performed “The Best of Times” recently from home on piano and posted it to YouTube, it didn’t take long for his 1981 Top 10 hit with Styx...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and the Magic of Music-Connected Memories
May 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and the Magic of Music-Connected Memories

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock and roll writer Steve Rosen recounts a memorable afternoon with one of his heroes — Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys.  I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Polar Bear,’ a Blisteringly Epic New Anthem from Alcatrazz — First New Album Since 1986 Coming on 7/31
May 5, 2020
Hear ‘Polar Bear,’ a Blisteringly Epic New Anthem from Alcatrazz — First New Album Since 1986 Coming on 7/31

It’s been a LONG time since the world heard from Alcatrazz in the form of a new album — and on July 31, the heavy metal band will release Born...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Rick Springfield from His Studio/Bunker in Southern California
April 17, 2020
A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Rick Springfield from His Studio/Bunker in Southern California

For many of us, being self-quarantined during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re following strict heath guidelines and using the extra time to finish up long abandoned projects or simply taking stock...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Survival: Music for Making It Through 2020
March 19, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Survival: Music for Making It Through 2020

Our Top 11 Survival Songs  first surfaced in 2015, but the current coronavirus pandemic that has the entire planet in its grasp, most of us self-isolating and socially distancing ourselves...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Joe Perry and Aerosmith, Before and After Getting Clean
March 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Joe Perry and Aerosmith, Before and After Getting Clean

For this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen recalls various encounters with Joe Perry and Aerosmith at disparate points in the band’s career — first as a fledgling guitar god,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Clark on the Incredible Heights Reached by the Dave Clark Five (Q&A)
February 13, 2020
Dave Clark on the Incredible Heights Reached by the Dave Clark Five (Q&A)

Rivaling the mighty Beatles in popularity in the mid-60s, The Dave Clark Five records exploded like an atom bomb detonating out of the speakers. Songs like “Glad All Over,” “Bits...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Eilish, Van Halen and Why It’s Actually OK for Some Folks to Not Be Familiar with That Thing You Like
December 2, 2019
Billie Eilish, Van Halen and Why It’s Actually OK for Some Folks to Not Be Familiar with That Thing You Like

Do you know who Billie Eilish is? If you don’t, you must do a great job actively ignoring modern music, as the 17-year-old singer has been *everywhere* since the release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The Who: Stream the Retrospective ‘I Don’t Wanna Get Wise,’ from the New Album Out 12/6
November 22, 2019
New from The Who: Stream the Retrospective ‘I Don’t Wanna Get Wise,’ from the New Album Out 12/6

The Who had to push back the release of its new album, Who, a couple weeks. It was originally going to be released today, Nov. 22, but it now has...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judy Collins: ‘Winter Stories’ Album with Jonas Fjeld and the Chatham County Line Coming in November
September 4, 2019
Judy Collins: ‘Winter Stories’ Album with Jonas Fjeld and the Chatham County Line Coming in November

The legendary and lovely Judy Collins is preparing a new album for release, and on Nov. 15 Winter Stories will be out. A collaborative project with Norwegian folk artist Jonas...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)
August 8, 2019
A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)

In the tradition of The Beatles Anthology, the Martin Scorsese-directed No Direction Home: Bob Dylan and the Grammy-nominated Long Strange Trip, the rapturously engaging new documentary David Crosby: Remember My...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Four Classic Reissued Paul McCartney Live Albums Available Now (Listen)
July 12, 2019
Four Classic Reissued Paul McCartney Live Albums Available Now (Listen)

Today, July 12, Sir Paul McCartney released four reissued live albums from his heralded solo career, spanning decades and a number of projects he’s been associated with, whether the Beatles,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robert Plant Performed Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’ for the First Time in 23 Years — in Iceland, Naturally
July 2, 2019
Robert Plant Performed Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’ for the First Time in 23 Years — in Iceland, Naturally

It’s no secret that Robert Plant isn’t into the whole “nostalgia” thing — it’s a big reason why the legendary singer hasn’t helped facilitate a Led Zeppelin reunion over the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Rise,’ the New Album from Hollywood Vampires (Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry and Friends)
June 24, 2019
Stream ‘Rise,’ the New Album from Hollywood Vampires (Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry and Friends)

On Friday, June 21, the Hollywood Vampires unleashed Rise, a new studio album bringing the hard rock supergroup back to the masses. Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry previewed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Happiness
June 13, 2019
Top 11 Songs About Happiness

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin Bobby McFerrin’s 1988 tune “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future and His Lifelong Bond with the Guitar (The Interview)
June 13, 2019
Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future and His Lifelong Bond with the Guitar (The Interview)

Slash is probably the last of the guitar heroes of the Golden Age of rock and roll. Following in the footsteps of the rock gods who inspired him — Joe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Home Movies to a Snapshot of the Police’s Heyday: Stewart Copeland Discusses ‘Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out’
June 5, 2019
From Home Movies to a Snapshot of the Police’s Heyday: Stewart Copeland Discusses ‘Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out’

Stewart Copeland is always game for an intellectually-stimulating conversation. He’s proved it time and time again over the years, and roughly a year after he was featured on these pages...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Reissuing Four Archival Live Albums on July 12
May 24, 2019
Paul McCartney Reissuing Four Archival Live Albums on July 12

On July 12, Sir Paul McCartney will dip into the vaults once again for a series of reissues of live albums spanning more than four decades of his timeless career,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Covers of Rockabilly Songs
May 13, 2019
Top 11 Covers of Rockabilly Songs

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The First Official Led Zeppelin Documentary is Coming to Commemorate the Band’s 50th Anniversary
May 8, 2019
The First Official Led Zeppelin Documentary is Coming to Commemorate the Band’s 50th Anniversary

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Led Zeppelin‘s debut album, which would set in action the band‘s precipitous rise to the top of the music world and, eventually, plant their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inside the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ with Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg
April 10, 2019
Inside the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ with Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Some things are worth waiting for.  “The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus” TV special was filmed in December of 1968, but was shelved for decades as folks assumed its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 2)
April 10, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 2)

And now, the sequel to Part 1 of Steve Rosen’s Behind the Curtain story of his trip to Kathmandu for the Waterbone music project … Prologue: So, if you tuned...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judah & the Lion Detail ‘Pep Talks’ Tour, with New Album Coming 5/3
March 8, 2019
Judah & the Lion Detail ‘Pep Talks’ Tour, with New Album Coming 5/3

2019 is going to to be a productive, gig-heavy year for Judah & The Lion, as the band announced their Pep Talks Worldwide Tour and other performances earlier this week....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Picking Up the Tab for Motley Crue’s Mick Mars
February 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Picking Up the Tab for Motley Crue’s Mick Mars

In his latest Behind the Curtain entry, veteran rock music scribe Steve Rosen details run-ins with Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars that didn’t quite go as planned … (Photo: Glen...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inside John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ with Klaus Voormann, Jim Keltner and Joey Molland
January 11, 2019
Inside John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ with Klaus Voormann, Jim Keltner and Joey Molland

John Lennon photo by Peter Fordham © Yoko Ono Having channeled the searing pain and primal scream angst of his first solo album, Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon’s follow-up release,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Expectations vs. Reality in Ace Frehley Interviews, a Few Decades Apart
January 11, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Expectations vs. Reality in Ace Frehley Interviews, a Few Decades Apart

Back in late 1978 when I first interviewed Ace Frehley and found out I would be talking to him on the phone and not in person, I was relieved. I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield of Roadcase Royale: The Interview
December 10, 2018
Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield of Roadcase Royale: The Interview

Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield of Roadcase Royale (Photo: Jeremy Danger) In the past year or so, there has been much talk in the press regarding the breakup of Heart....

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 | Don’t ‘Look Now,’ But Elvis Costello is Back and Feeling Fine, Thanks (Q&A)
October 11, 2018
Don’t ‘Look Now,’ But Elvis Costello is Back and Feeling Fine, Thanks (Q&A)

“We never once thought about what audience we were making this for,” Sebastian Krys, the co-producer of Elvis Costello’s new album, Look Now, told me as we lingered in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go
October 11, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go

I remember it was a Wednesday night sometime in early 1980 when the phone rang. My friend, Craig, wanted to see a guitarist named Eric Johnson in Hollywood. I had...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nick Mason is Having a Blast Revisiting Early Pink Floyd with His Saucerful of Secrets (The Interview)
August 9, 2018
Nick Mason is Having a Blast Revisiting Early Pink Floyd with His Saucerful of Secrets (The Interview)

“For once we’re not catching up about Pink Floyd,” Nick Mason says with a laugh, when he calls from London to tell Rock Cellar about Unattended Luggage, a box set...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Vinnie Vincent
July 12, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Vinnie Vincent

Vinnie Vincent is a superhero. Well, in a way. He is part of a great and rare fraternity called the Secret Society of Six-String Supermen or S.S.S.S.S [imagine the sound...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robert Plant Isn’t Looking Back Anymore (The Interview)
May 11, 2018
Robert Plant Isn’t Looking Back Anymore (The Interview)

“Someone had the great idea that if I opened for The Who, more people could hear my new work, but we promptly fell flat on our faces,” legendary singer Robert...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain:  Frustrations and Challenges with Ginger Baker
March 14, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Frustrations and Challenges with Ginger Baker

Sometimes, interviews don’t go well. It’s part of the business, and as rock journalist Steve Rosen can attest in his latest Behind the Curtain entry, it happens.  I’m often asked,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Randy California of Spirit and Writer Steve Rosen’s Rocker Scale
January 12, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Randy California of Spirit and Writer Steve Rosen’s Rocker Scale

This is something I get asked all the time: “Who is your favorite guitar player you’ve ever interviewed?” I both love and hate this question. I love when people ask...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The ‘Power of Peace’ with Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana and the Isley Brothers: The Interview
August 10, 2017
The ‘Power of Peace’ with Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana and the Isley Brothers: The Interview

Given the tumult churning around in our nation, Power Of Peace, the new collaborative project between Carlos Santana and The Isley Brothers (Ronald and Ernie) offers the perfect musical salvo in reaction to seemingly insurmountable...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Steve Lukather and Toto
June 19, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Steve Lukather and Toto

During Steve Lukather’s 40+ years as a guitar player and professional musician, he has done some stuff and seen some things. Some remarkable, insane, unbelievable things. Here are just a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Moms for Mother’s Day
May 9, 2017
Top 11 Songs About Moms for Mother’s Day

Just in time for Mother’s Day, here are some of the most crucial songs about moms ever laid to tape …  A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Behind the Curtain: David Coverdale (a Delightfully Pleasant Rock Star)
April 11, 2017
Behind the Curtain: David Coverdale (a Delightfully Pleasant Rock Star)

I first met David Coverdale on December 9, 1974, when the Mark III version of Deep Purple—Coverdale, bassist-vocalist Glenn Hughes, drummer Ian Paice, keyboardist Jon Lord and guitarist Ritchie Blackmore—were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Wakeman: On ‘Piano Portraits,’ David Bowie, Yes in the Rock Hall of Fame and More (Q&A)
January 12, 2017
Rick Wakeman: On ‘Piano Portraits,’ David Bowie, Yes in the Rock Hall of Fame and More (Q&A)

At age five, Rick Wakeman began taking piano lessons — talk about musical lessons that truly paid off decades later! First coming to prominence as a member of Strawbs, Wakeman...

Rock Cellar Magazine | On the Road, ‘Alone’ with Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders
December 9, 2016
On the Road, ‘Alone’ with Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders

“I adore her,” Chrissie Hynde says of fellow rock legend Stevie Nicks, on whose current tour Hynde’s band the Pretenders are filling the supporting slot. “Stevie’s shows are great, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll
December 9, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll

Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards. – Keith Richards Below,  enjoy Frank Mastropolo’s new Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Songs, but note: The absence of Bob Seger’s “Old...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catching Up with Eagles and Poco Co-Founder Randy Meisner (Interview)
November 10, 2016
Catching Up with Eagles and Poco Co-Founder Randy Meisner (Interview)

And now, an archival interview with Randy Meisner, conducted by Ken Sharp a few years ago… Working with the likes of Poco and Rick Nelson’s Stone Canyon Band, Randy Meisner...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Byrd's Eye View: Roger McGuinn (The Interview)
October 7, 2016
A Byrd's Eye View: Roger McGuinn (The Interview)

“Mudcrutch’s whole approach is like a power band,” Roger McGuinn, the founder of The Byrds, tells me when I catch up with him after seeing him in New York City...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac, Blues and Chemistry: The Mick Fleetwood Interview
September 8, 2016
Fleetwood Mac, Blues and Chemistry: The Mick Fleetwood Interview

Long before Fleetwood Mac owned the Billboard record charts for years in the mid to late ’70s with a string of mega-selling albums/singles culled from the albums Fleetwood Mac, Rumours and Tusk, their formative sound was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Getting Mick Ronson to Open Up
September 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Getting Mick Ronson to Open Up

When you think of the iconic guitar players who rocked a Les Paul and Marshall to create tones that fans still talk about to this day, certain names always come...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Geezer Songs
August 8, 2016
Top 11 Geezer Songs

    “Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.” – George Burns Let’s get right to our list of Top 11 Geezer Songs. There’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Jim McCarty Discusses the Yardbirds’ Legacy
July 8, 2016
Q&A: Jim McCarty Discusses the Yardbirds’ Legacy

Via such epic singles as Shapes Of Things, Heart Full of Soul, For Your Love, Over Under Sideways Down, Happenings Ten Years Time Ago and others, The Yardbirds made their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Nonsense Songs
July 8, 2016
Top 11 Nonsense Songs

“The world is naturally averse to all truth it sees or hears but swallows nonsense and a lie with greediness and gluttony.” – Samuel Butler Fans of songs with silly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: RockGodz Hall of Fame
June 7, 2016
Behind the Curtain: RockGodz Hall of Fame

I have always been awed, mesmerized and fascinated by the people who make music. Their ability to touch fans and to bring joy and sadness, communicate emotions and thoughts and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Survival Songs
August 5, 2015
Top 11 Survival Songs

“See, they say it’s ‘survival of the fittest’, but you and I really know that it’s ‘survival of the most heavily armed.” — Lia Habel, Dearly, Departed Whether it’s the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Steve Vai
July 8, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Steve Vai

I have interviewed Steve Vai probably 10 times over the course of the past 30 years or so. Each and every time he has been nothing less than engaged, bright,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Fistfights (and Apologies) with Yngwie Malmsteen
May 16, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Fistfights (and Apologies) with Yngwie Malmsteen

Though throwing my drink viciously in the face of Yngwie Malmsteen only required but a split second, I could see it all happening in slow motion. The gin and tonic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)
April 7, 2015
Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)

Watching Richie Furay and his talented band plow through an accomplished set at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California in late February of 2015, one walks away not only...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Perry Rocks (The Interview)
November 7, 2014
Joe Perry Rocks (The Interview)

Rocks: My Life in and Out of Aerosmith, the name of Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry’s new book  is a play on the band’s classic ‘70s album which spawned such classic tracks as Back in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Jeff Beck at the Riot House
September 4, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Jeff Beck at the Riot House

The latest installment in our Behind the Curtain category, journalist Steve Rosen recounts his fateful encounter with legendary guitarist Jeff Beck. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The drive from my guesthouse/cottage in the hills...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Led Zeppelin in 1977
May 6, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Led Zeppelin in 1977

Steve Rosen has been writing about the creatures of rock and roll for 40 years. His stories have appeared in and on Guitar World, Guitar Player, Guitarist, Total Guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Mustaine Riffs on the Internet, AC/DC, and Megadeth (Interview)
April 4, 2014
Dave Mustaine Riffs on the Internet, AC/DC, and Megadeth (Interview)

From his early days as a member of Metallica to his award-winning career as the front man and guitarist of the thrash/metal outfit Megadeth, Dave Mustaine has become something of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)
October 3, 2013
A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)

Over delicate acoustic guitar finger-picking and a lush orchestral score, Linda Ronstadt sings, “’cause I’ve done everything I know to try and make you mine and I think I’m gonna love...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Not Fade Away: An Interview With Studio Engineer and Producer Andy Johns
April 16, 2013
Not Fade Away: An Interview With Studio Engineer and Producer Andy Johns

As the rock world mourns his death, perhaps his own words would be best at this time: hence, this interview with Johns, which was conducted prior to his untimely passing.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On #1: Glass Candy, Tame Impala, Gary Clark Jr., First Aid Kit, Tallest Man on Earth
March 25, 2013
Turn Me On #1: Glass Candy, Tame Impala, Gary Clark Jr., First Aid Kit, Tallest Man on Earth

Glass Candy – Life After Sundown (Beat Box; 2007) The latest resurgence of New Wave has been years in the making, with largely underground acts like Glass Candy re-crafting the...

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 | ‘Africa’ by Toto Lives On After 30 Years
February 4, 2013
‘Africa’ by Toto Lives On After 30 Years

In the opening line of the song Africa by Toto, David Paich sings: “I hear the drums echoing tonight…” Those drums are still echoing loud and clear on this month’s 30th anniversary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jason Bonham & Led Zeppelin’s Living Legacy (Interview)
February 4, 2013
Jason Bonham & Led Zeppelin’s Living Legacy (Interview)

Though it’s been over three decades since the untimely death of Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham, at the age of 32, he is still hailed as one of the greatest drummers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who's 'Quadrophenia' Tour Defies Time (Concert Review)
February 3, 2013
The Who's 'Quadrophenia' Tour Defies Time (Concert Review)

The Who at Staples Center; Los Angeles When Pete Townshend said the din of his amplifiers in 1964 was emulating that of a WWII bomber plane, he wasn’t kidding. Anyone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock Novels
January 7, 2013
Top 11 Rock Novels

Rock novels are a blast to read for any serious music lover.  Just like you, rock novelists are tremendous music fans, and the novel form allows them to approach their...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Revelations!  Interview with "Crossfire Hurricane" Director Brett Morgen
November 14, 2012
Rolling Stones Revelations! Interview with "Crossfire Hurricane" Director Brett Morgen

In an exclusive interview, documentary filmmaker Brett Morgen reveals 11 things you may not know about the Rolling Stones.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Zakk Wylde: Author, Food Connoisseur, Guitar Hero  (Interview)
November 2, 2012
Zakk Wylde: Author, Food Connoisseur, Guitar Hero (Interview)

In an age when anyone can become a “Guitar Hero” by firing up the Xbox and mashing colored buttons in pace with onscreen prompts, it’s good to know that some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | "Mustang Sally" at 45  (Interview) – Sir Mack Rice and Spooner Oldham Tell The Story
October 1, 2012
"Mustang Sally" at 45 (Interview) – Sir Mack Rice and Spooner Oldham Tell The Story

Bruce Springsteen surprised fans in 2010 when he joined local band Timepiece at a Farmingdale, New Jersey club for a rousing rendition of Wilson Pickett’s Mustang Sally. Not that Bruce...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Man Behind Darth Vader (Interview with Dave Prowse)
October 1, 2012
The Man Behind Darth Vader (Interview with Dave Prowse)

Actor Dave Prowse, in his iconic portrayal of Darth Vader, could command the power of the dark side to hurl objects through the air or crush his rivals’ throats by...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ¡Viva Los Lobos! (Interview with Steve Berlin)
July 17, 2012
¡Viva Los Lobos! (Interview with Steve Berlin)

Steve Berlin of Los Lobos gives an interview detailing the band's 4-decade career, their current popularity, and working with that "f***ing idiot" Paul Simon.

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 | Donovan is BACK!
April 16, 2012
Donovan is BACK!

Only a handful of individuals in music are known by a single name, and a few are legends. The artist simply known as “Donovan” certainly is one of those. His...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sweet Judy Collins Tells All (Interview)
February 16, 2012
Sweet Judy Collins Tells All (Interview)

Some songs seem as if they were written just for you.  The lyrics resonate as if they were penned by your own personal biographer. Judy Collins gets that feeling every...

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

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Amy Winehouse Jane’s Addiction Jimmy Cliff Coldplay Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Soundtrack) Their second collaboration with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roadie Henry Smith on the Early Days of Led Zeppelin and the John Lennon Tour That Might Have Been
November 3, 2011
Roadie Henry Smith on the Early Days of Led Zeppelin and the John Lennon Tour That Might Have Been

Henry ‘The Horse’ Smith admits that he sometimes gets annoyed with people asking Led Zeppelin questions. After all, the good-natured 64 year old roadie/road manager has a lot more on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | How The Yardbirds Played the Pop Music Game
September 7, 2011
How The Yardbirds Played the Pop Music Game

Drummer Jim McCarty may well be the luckiest musician on the planet.