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Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Taylor Hawkins Among Guests on ‘Brother Johnny,’ Edgar Winter’s New Tribute Album to Johnny
April 19, 2022
Out Now: Taylor Hawkins Among Guests on ‘Brother Johnny,’ Edgar Winter’s New Tribute Album to Johnny

As we noted back in January, the Johnny Winter tribute album Brother Johnny by Edgar Winter is out now on Quarto Valley Records. 17 tracks featuring a star-studded array of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Peart’s ‘2112’ Drum Kit Can Be Yours (for an Estimated $80k-$120k) in a New Auction from Bonhams
November 23, 2020
Neil Peart’s ‘2112’ Drum Kit Can Be Yours (for an Estimated $80k-$120k) in a New Auction from Bonhams

If you’re an avid fan of late Rush drummer  Neil Peart and are interested in the ultimate piece of Peart-related history, a new ‘Music Memorabilia’ auction from English auction house...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foreigner Announces 40th Anniversary Tour — Cheap Trick, Jason Bonham to Support
January 9, 2017
Foreigner Announces 40th Anniversary Tour — Cheap Trick, Jason Bonham to Support

This summer, Foreigner will head out on the road in commemoration of its 40th anniversary (as reported by Billboard). The chart-topping band responsible for still-heavily-played songs such as “Juke Box...

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 | 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 | 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 | Laurence Juber Q&A: New Albums ‘Selected Blends’ and ‘Journey to My Heartland’ with Dan Foliart; Paul McCartney & Wings Memories
June 20, 2022
Laurence Juber Q&A: New Albums ‘Selected Blends’ and ‘Journey to My Heartland’ with Dan Foliart; Paul McCartney & Wings Memories

Laurence Juber is a guitarist’s guitar player. Equally adept at conjuring roaring and accomplished electric or intricate and exquisite acoustic guitar lines, he’s an in-demand session guitar player and an...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Drummer Gina Schock on Her New Book ‘Made in Hollywood: All Access with the Go-Go’s,’ Rock Hall of Fame Induction and Beyond
October 26, 2021
Drummer Gina Schock on Her New Book ‘Made in Hollywood: All Access with the Go-Go’s,’ Rock Hall of Fame Induction and Beyond

UPDATE:  You can pick up a copy of Gina Schock’s book Made in Hollywood at our Rock Cellar Store HERE You may think you’ve stumbled into a time warp when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Becoming Led Zeppelin’ Documentary Film, Promising “Unprecedented Access” to Legendary Band, is Complete
August 3, 2021
‘Becoming Led Zeppelin’ Documentary Film, Promising “Unprecedented Access” to Legendary Band, is Complete

Back in 2019, word first spread about an officially licensed documentary film telling the larger-than-life story of Led Zeppelin — and now, two years later, the film is complete, 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 | 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 | Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames
September 15, 2020
Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames

What’s in a (nick)name? Some of the biggest artists music history also had the best, most unforgettable nicknames.  “Alexander the Great, who said on his wedding night, ‘It’s only a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Led Zeppelin ‘All The Songs: The Story Behind Every Track’ Book
August 21, 2020
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Led Zeppelin ‘All The Songs: The Story Behind Every Track’ Book

The entry period is now closed. Thank you!  Led Zeppelin is one of the most crucial bands in the history of rock roll. The musical adventures that Robert Plant, Jimmy...

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 | Q&A: Annette Walter-Lax on Being with Keith Moon During ‘The Last Four Years’ of the Drummer’s Life
May 12, 2020
Q&A: Annette Walter-Lax on Being with Keith Moon During ‘The Last Four Years’ of the Drummer’s Life

The Who‘s Keith Moon is routinely championed as one of music’s most explosive and creative drummers in rock and roll. His exploits away from the drum kit are legendary, whether...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Rodgers: Forever a ‘Free Spirit’ (The Interview)
July 12, 2018
Paul Rodgers: Forever a ‘Free Spirit’ (The Interview)

Recorded at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Free Spirit – Celebrating The Music of Free, the new CD/DVD from legendary singer Paul Rodgers finds the master rock stylist revisiting the catalog...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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: First Impressions and Jeff Beck Group Conversations with Cozy Powell
August 14, 2017
Behind the Curtain: First Impressions and Jeff Beck Group Conversations with Cozy Powell

It is February 12, 1974 and I am backstage at Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis, MO. Bedlam— drummer Cozy Powell, singer Frank Aiello [formerly with Truth], guitarist Dave Ball [ex-Procol...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phil Collen of Def Leppard – The Interview
March 13, 2017
Phil Collen of Def Leppard – The Interview

Exploding onto the music scene with a ferocious sound blending primal riffs with a melodic smartness thanks to massive radio hits like “Photograph,” “Rock Of Ages,” “Pour Some Sugar On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Life Beyond Skynyrd: Guitarist Gary Rossington and Wife Dale ‘Take It On Faith’ (Interview)
December 9, 2016
Life Beyond Skynyrd: Guitarist Gary Rossington and Wife Dale ‘Take It On Faith’ (Interview)

As a founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, guitarist Gary Rossington is true rock and roll survivor. Away from his work in Skynyrd as a touring and recording act, Gary has...

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 | 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 | Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Screams
October 3, 2013
Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Screams

When rockers want to convey rage, frustration, pain or ecstasy, nothing works like an ear-splitting scream. Some rockers’ shrieks are so outrageous that they’ve been banned from the radio, parodied...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | 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 | Rock Cellar Magazine Uncovers “Black Zeppelin” Mystery
August 4, 2011
Rock Cellar Magazine Uncovers “Black Zeppelin” Mystery

Chatsworth, California – August 4, 2011 Rock Cellar Magazine, a new music and entertainment website recently interviewed drummer Bill Ward who revealed that Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath indeed played...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Mystery of “The Black Zeppelin” Session Revealed
July 27, 2011
The Mystery of “The Black Zeppelin” Session Revealed

For nearly 40 years, hardcore fans of Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath have sought recordings of the infamous “Black Zeppelin” jam session rumored to have happened between the two 1970s...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Crazy Times!’ Tour 2022: Catch Sammy Hagar & the Circle on the Road with George Thorogood & The Destroyers
January 28, 2022
‘Crazy Times!’ Tour 2022: Catch Sammy Hagar & the Circle on the Road with George Thorogood & The Destroyers

Get ready to rock this summer when Sammy Hagar & the Circle hits the road for a big tour with special guests George Thorogood & The Destroyers. For those unaware,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/16-18: #SOSFest to Save Our Stages, Immediate Family, Bob Weir Birthday, Jason Isbell, Third Eye Blind, Beabadoobee, Sammy Hagar, Stone Temple Pilots, More
October 16, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/16-18: #SOSFest to Save Our Stages, Immediate Family, Bob Weir Birthday, Jason Isbell, Third Eye Blind, Beabadoobee, Sammy Hagar, Stone Temple Pilots, 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 | Sammy Hagar: Eddie Van Halen’s Death ‘Was Like Getting Hit By a Freaking Mack Truck’
October 8, 2020
Sammy Hagar: Eddie Van Halen’s Death ‘Was Like Getting Hit By a Freaking Mack Truck’

On Thursday, Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony — former members of Van Halen and band mates of Eddie Van Halen — expressed their condolences regarding the guitarist‘s death in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 4 (Memories of Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan and More)
September 3, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 4 (Memories of Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan and 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 favorite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Rodgers and His Daughter, Jasmine, Participate in New ‘Imagine’ Cover from Nathan James (Inglorious), Geoff Downes and More (Listen)
May 13, 2020
Paul Rodgers and His Daughter, Jasmine, Participate in New ‘Imagine’ Cover from Nathan James (Inglorious), Geoff Downes and More (Listen)

Bad Company vocalist Paul Rodgers recently took part in an all-star team-up borne out of COVID-19 isolation, contributing vocals to a cover of John Lennon‘s classic “Imagine.” Put together by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar & the Circle Are Covering Classics from the Who and Bob Marley in Their Own Way in ‘Lockdown Sessions’ Video Series
April 22, 2020
Sammy Hagar & the Circle Are Covering Classics from the Who and Bob Marley in Their Own Way in ‘Lockdown Sessions’ Video Series

Over the past few weeks, Sammy Hagar and the Circle — the Red Rocker‘s band featuring bassist Michael Anthony, drummer Jason Bonham and guitarist Vic Johnson — have been putting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar & the Circle Jammed Out a New Song, ‘Funky Feng Shui,’ While on Coronavirus Isolation
March 30, 2020
Sammy Hagar & the Circle Jammed Out a New Song, ‘Funky Feng Shui,’ While on Coronavirus Isolation

When the going gets tough, the tough records a new song via mobile devices while self-isolating from each other. That’s the mantra of Sammy Hagar & the Circle, as the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar & the Circle, Whitesnake and Night Ranger to Head Out on Summer 2020 Tour
January 27, 2020
Sammy Hagar & the Circle, Whitesnake and Night Ranger to Head Out on Summer 2020 Tour

Yet another grouping of top-tier classic rock acts will head out on a tour this summer. Announced on Monday, this big-ticket tour will feature Sammy Hagar & the Circle, Whitesnake...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar is Throwing a Two-Day Car Show/Music Festival on the Beach in Southern California in September
May 15, 2019
Sammy Hagar is Throwing a Two-Day Car Show/Music Festival on the Beach in Southern California in September

Sammy Hagar is throwing a party — and Sammy Hagar’s High Tide Beach Party and Car Show is precisely what its name suggests: A boisterous blend of rock and roll,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar & the Circle’s Debut Concept Album ‘Space Between’ is Out Now (Listen)
May 10, 2019
Sammy Hagar & the Circle’s Debut Concept Album ‘Space Between’ is Out Now (Listen)

After a few years of being together, touring and releasing a live record, Sammy Hagar & the Circle have released their debut studio album — Space Between is now available,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Affirmation,’ Another Loud New Song from Sammy Hagar and the Circle’s Debut LP Out 5/10
May 7, 2019
Stream ‘Affirmation,’ Another Loud New Song from Sammy Hagar and the Circle’s Debut LP Out 5/10

This Friday, May 10, Sammy Hagar and the Circle will release The Space Between, the debut full-length album from the project, which features ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony, drummer Jason...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Sammy Hagar and the Circle’s Cautionary New Music Video for ‘Can’t Hang’
April 9, 2019
Watch Sammy Hagar and the Circle’s Cautionary New Music Video for ‘Can’t Hang’

On May 10, Sammy Hagar and the Circle will release The Space Between, the debut full-length album from the project, which features ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony, drummer Jason Bonham...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Trust Fund Baby,’ from Sammy Hagar and the Circle’s New Album ‘The Space Between’ Out 5/10
February 4, 2019
Hear ‘Trust Fund Baby,’ from Sammy Hagar and the Circle’s New Album ‘The Space Between’ Out 5/10

Rock and roll icon Sammy Hagar has been hard at work with his newest project, the Circle, a collaboration with fellow ex-Van Halen member Michael Anthony (bass), drummer Jason Bonham...

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...