August 12, 2022
August 2022 Issue
August 12, 2022
Watch: First Aid Kit Premieres New Video “Out of My Head” off Upcoming Album “Palomino” – Out November 4th
August 12, 2022
Megadeth Says “Soldier On!” with Energy Blast of a New Song; ‘The Sick, The Dying…And The Dead!’ Out 9/22
August 12, 2022
Oasis Previews ‘Be Here Now’ 25th Anniversary Edition with New Video for “Stand By Me” (Set Out 8/19)
August 12, 2022
Death Cab for Cutie Shares “Foxglove Through the Clearcut,” from New Album ‘Asphalt Meadows’ (Out 9/16)
August 12, 2022
Out Now: Danny Elfman Revisits 2021’s ‘Big Mess’ as Sprawling Remix Project ‘Bigger. Messier.’
August 12, 2022
Out Now: Goo Goo Dolls ‘Chaos in Bloom,’ a New Album of Smart, Accomplished Pop/Rock Precision (Listen)
August 11, 2022
Watch Elvis Costello Perform Two Neil Young Songs on Fallon with His Old Band “Rusty” from 50 Years Ago
August 11, 2022
Kenny Loggins & Jim Messina Reschedule ‘Sittin’ In’ Hollywood Bowl Gigs; New Dates Sept. 22, 24
August 11, 2022
Tedeschi Trucks Band Honors Late Keyboardist Kofi Burbridge with “Soul Sweet Song”
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July 12, 2022
The Zombies’ Rod Argent Talks New Album, Tour, Classic Hits, Keith Moon Adventures and More (Q&A)
Landing on U.S shores in the mid ‘60s, The Zombies’ run on the charts was relatively short — and by the turn of the ‘60s they were long gone. Or...
February 15, 2021
Watch 10-Year-Old Drum Prodigy Nandi Bushell Nail ‘My Generation’ as a Tribute to the Who’s Keith Moon
She’s back, once again. After a busy few months of head-turning drum displays, 10-year-old musical prodigy Nandi Bushell has shared her latest video, a reverent tribute to the late, great...
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...
June 6, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Tracking Down Keith Moon
Nothing could have prepared me that day for meeting Keith Moon. His nickname was Moon the Loon and for good reason — Keith John Moon, born on August 23, 1946,...
May 28, 2021
Rolling Stones Share Lyric Videos for Newly Remastered “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” and 1968 B-Side “Child of the Moon”
ABKCO Records has debuted two new lyric videos from the Rolling Stones — one for the iconic track “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” and the other for its original 1968 B-side, “Child...
June 30, 2020
Catch The Rolling Stones ‘Havana Moon’ Concert Film at Drive-in Theaters Beginning 7/10
Beginning July 10, drive-in movie theaters across the United States and Canada will host a special screening engagement of The Rolling Stones: Havana Moon, a production of a Stones gig...
February 19, 2020
Pearl Jam Premiered an Animated Music Video for New Song, ‘Superblood Wolfmoon’ — Watch
Earlier this week, Pearl Jam gave the world another preview of its anticipated new album, Gigaton, with the high-energy rocker “Superblood Wolfmoon”: The song has since been given an animated...
July 12, 2022
July 2022 Issue
Click the links below to enjoy our July 2022 features. Chicago Co-Founder Robert Lamm on New Album ‘Born For This Moment,’ Touring with Brian Wilson and Beyond Picking Up the...
January 10, 2022
Lensing the Legends: Sherry Rayn Barnett Visually Captures the Essence of Music
In her exquisite new book Eye of the Music, The Photography of Sherry Rayn Barnett, New York to LA, 1969-1989, the eponymous shutterbug chronicles the music scene coast-to-coast for two...
January 7, 2022
David Bowie ‘Toy’: The Making of the Joyous, Long-Lost Early 2000s Album (Available Now for #Bowie75)
Producer Mark Plati and guitarist Earl Slick recall the making of an album unlike anything else in the vast catalog of David Bowie. For what would have been David Bowie’s...
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
You may think you’ve stumbled into a time warp when you see how omnipresent The Go-Go’s have become in 2021. Formed as a punk band in 1978, the group —...
October 8, 2021
Premiere: Watch Singer/Songwriter Al Staehely’s “Feel the Heat” Video, from ‘Post Spirit 1974-1978 Vol. 1’ Album
Al Staehely is a Texas-based singer/songwriter who was a member of the band Spirit from 1971 to 1973, contributing bass and lead vocals on the 1972 album Feedback. After his...
August 24, 2021
Pete Townshend Posts Emotional Tribute to the Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts on Instagram: “Such a Lovely Man”
The sad news of the passing of Charlie Watts, legendary drummer of The Rolling Stones, understandably was the talk of the internet on Tuesday, with several of Watts’ contemporaries, peers,...
July 20, 2021
Ronnie Wood Says He, Rod Stewart and Kenney Jones ‘Have Been Recording Some New Faces Music’
In a new interview with The Times regarding how he’s been keeping busy lately, Ronnie Wood dropped a few interesting tidbits of information: namely, that he and his Faces band...
July 14, 2021
Now Streaming on the Coda Collection: ‘Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who’ Documentary Film
Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who is the official, definitive look at the legendary English band‘s influence and history. Featuring interviews with Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend looking back...
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...
June 2, 2021
Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)
The Wizard of Ozzy and Freddie Mercury, Robert Plant, Iggy Pop, Oasis, Coldplay Plus a Cast of Thousands: Q&A with Rockfield’s Recording Engineer/Farmer Kingsley Ward Along with Yasgur’s farm, Rockfield...
April 22, 2021
Out Now: ‘The Who Sell Out’ Super Deluxe Edition, a Massive Revisiting of the Ambitious 1967 Album (Listen/Buy)
Today, April 23, brings with it the release of a new Super Deluxe revisiting of The Who Sell Out, the English rock legends‘ classic 1967 studio album. The band’s third studio album, The...
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...
April 2, 2021
Preview ‘The Who Sell Out’ Super Deluxe Set with ‘The Stereo Bonus Tracks’ EP
We’re just three weeks away from the April 23 release of a Super Deluxe edition of The Who Sell Out, the English band’s classic 1967 concept record — and Friday...
April 1, 2021
The Who ‘Classic Albums’ Episode ‘The Who Sell Out’ Streaming on Nugs.net 4/22 Ahead of Album Reissue
April 23 will see the release of a new Super Deluxe revisiting of The Who Sell Out, the English rock legends‘ classic 1967 studio album, and the day before the big release Nugs.net...
March 19, 2021
The Who: Stream ‘The Sell Out Jingles,’ a New Digital EP Preview of ‘The Who Sell Out’ Deluxe Reissue Out 4/23
April 23 will see the release of a new Super Deluxe revisiting of The Who Sell Out, the English rock legends‘ classic 1967 studio album. The band’s third studio album, The...
February 26, 2021
‘The Who Sell Out’ Super Deluxe Edition Coming 4/23; Stream Pete Townshend Demos (Pre-Order)
On Friday, The Who announced big plans for a Super Deluxe revisiting of the English rock legends‘ classic 1967 studio album The Who Sell Out, and it packs quite a...
February 22, 2021
Watch Nandi Bushell Deliver a Looping Musical Salute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Under the Bridge’
For her latest entry to her burgeoning catalog of musical versatility, 10-year-old music prodigy Nandi Bushell has uploaded a performance of “Under the Bridge,” the classic early 1990s ballad from...
February 11, 2021
Top 11 Songs About Fear
“I don’t have a fear of flying; I have a fear of crashing.” — Billy Bob Thornton “I’m Afraid of Americans” by David Bowie “I’m Afraid of Americans” was written...
January 8, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)
Rick Wakeman cemented his reputation as one of the godfathers of progressive rock after joining Yes in 1971. The keyboardist’s first album with the band, Fragile, included two staples of...
October 9, 2020
John Lennon, Remembered at 80: Former Beatle as Fascinating and Relevant as Ever
Sean Lennon performed his father’s song “Isolation” on last night’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and the Empire State Building was lit up in blue and white to celebrate...
September 28, 2020
Steve Hackett Shares ‘The Cinema Show’ from ‘Selling England By The Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live At Hammersmith’
In 2019, legendary guitarist Steve Hackett embarked on an ambitious and crowd-pleasing tour, and recordings from those shows comprise Selling England By The Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live At Hammersmith, a...
September 15, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Guitarist Steve Hackett Forges Ahead with Autobiography, Live Album and More on the Way
Introducing Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing. Each month, we’ll visit with a veteran artist that you may not previously have known is still producing vibrant, new music and...
June 10, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Focus and Precision, Thy Name is Travis Barker
The time is only a few minutes past 10:00 a.m in the morning and Travis Barker has already been beating on something for the better part of an hour. All...
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...
May 19, 2020
Happy 75th Birthday to Pete Townshend of The Who, a Rock and Roll Rebel
Many warm returns go out to Pete Townshend, legendary guitarist of the Who, who celebrates his 75th birthday today, May 19. Townshend is an enduring icon of the highest degree,...
May 13, 2020
May 2020 Issue
Click below to enjoy our new May 2020 features: Dennis DeYoung Talks Radio, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His Awaited New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview) Rockers Recall...
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...
April 20, 2020
A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Micky Dolenz of the Monkees
For Micky Dolenz, most of his life is spent out on the road, touring in celebration of his music with The Monkees or as a solo artist. But with the...
December 13, 2019
Roger Daltrey: On The Who’s New Album ‘WHO,’ His Creative Process With Pete Townshend and Getting Old (The Interview)
The Who accomplished a great deal in their heyday, but judged against fellow ‘60s contemporaries The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Kinks, the group — Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend,...
October 29, 2019
Musicians And Cats for National Cat Day! (Photos)
Today, Oct. 29, is officially National Cat Day. Hey, don’t ask us, we don’t make the rules. National Cat Day has its own website, even, which lays it out like...
October 25, 2019
The Who Caps Off ‘Moving On!’ Tour with an Unforgettable Night at the Hollywood Bowl with Liam Gallagher (Recap)
Some concerts stand out from others. The Who at the Hollywood Bowl on Thursday night is one of those. Having never seen the band live, despite seeing plenty of other...
September 13, 2019
Top 11 Songs About Music
Below, enjoy a selection of some of the most notable songs about music ever recorded — though there are countless more out there, of course! “I don’t like country music,...
August 5, 2019
From Recording Reggae in Jamaica to Working on the Who’s New Album: Q&A with Zak Starkey
Powerhouse drummer Zak Starkey has sat behind the kit with The Who for many years, his exciting percussive style uncannily summoning up the spirit of the band’s legendary drummer Keith...
May 6, 2019
Steven Van Zandt Discusses the Return of Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, His Love of Motown and More (The Interview)
Guitar player, songwriter, producer, actor, political activist and lord of his own music radio kingdom with Sirius XM’s Little Steven’s Underground Garage, Jersey’s finest, Steven Van Zandt, is an artist...
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...
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...
October 2, 2018
Remembering Tom Petty with an Inside Look at the ‘An American Treasure’ Box Set with Producer/Engineer Ryan Ulyate
(Tom Petty photo courtesy Steve Ziegelmeyer) “Tom had really high standards, and that was really in my mind,” Mike Campbell says with a chuckle when I ask him about compiling the...
April 13, 2018
Behind the Curtain: The Who’s John Entwistle (Not ‘Entwhistle’)
John Entwistle of The Who was the most remarkable rock bass player in history. He ranked number one on Rolling Stone’s 2011 Top Ten Bassists Of All Time poll and number...
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,...
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...
December 9, 2016
Greetings from Bunezuela: A Chat with Longtime Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos
In today’s fast-paced culture addicted to instant gratification, some things take time — months, years and sometimes decades. Case in point: Greetings from Bunezuela!, the debut solo album by legendary...
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...
November 3, 2016
Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys' 'Villain'
This is the conclusion to last month’s interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys — get caught up with Part 1 here, and enjoy the rest below. Rock Cellar...
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...
August 5, 2014
Top 11 Stuttering Songs
Rockers have long used stuttering as a musical device to express nervousness or frustration. And sometimes the effect just helps the lyrics fit the music. They’re all here in our...
June 4, 2013
Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)
An exclusive interview with founding member of the Turtles - on his career and his new book 'Shell Shocked'.
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...
March 19, 2012
Musicians and Their Dogs (Photos)
They’re as important as our own children. Or more so. Rock musicians are no exception – some of the biggest names in music history owned canine companions, and were often...
August 12, 2022
David Paich Talks Toto, the “Yacht Rock” Label, Working with Steely Dan and His New Solo Debut, ‘Forgotten Toys’
Toto‘s string of hits reads like a soundtrack of the 1970s and ’80s: “Hold the Line,” “99,” “Rosanna,” and “Africa,” the No. 1 smash that has logged over one billion...
July 14, 2022
Toto’s David Paich Previews New Solo Record ‘Forgotten Toys’ with “Queen Charade”; LP Out 8/19
David Paich of Toto will release his very first solo album, Forgotten Toys, on Aug. 19. Paich announced the record recently, and on Thursday the iconic musician previewed it with...
July 13, 2022
Emerson, Lake & Palmer: ‘Singles’ Deluxe Vinyl Box Set Coming 8/26 (First-Ever Singles Box Set)
Over the years, Emerson, Lake & Palmer amassed a global audience and the respect of many around the world for their cutting-edge style of music and influence that is still...
November 8, 2021
Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in ‘The Many Saints of Newark: A Sopranos Story’
“I listen to a lot of music all the time A lot of these things are dredged up from memory. I’ll go, ‘Oh, that was a really good song.’ Or...
March 15, 2021
2021 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 4/25 from Los Angeles
The official list of nominations for the 2021 Academy Awards was announced early Monday, ahead of the Oscars ceremony/broadcast, which is scheduled for April 25 from the Dolby Theatre and...
March 11, 2021
Top 11 Acoustic Guitar Rock Songs
“To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity.” —Richard Thompson “You’re in My Heart (The Final Acclaim)” by Rod...
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...
May 4, 2020
Chris Martin (Coldplay), Badflower, Kiiara, Duff McKagan, Yungblud, Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park) More Taking Part in 320 Festival Online for Mental Health 5/8-10
This coming Saturday, May 9, was to be the date of the 320 Festival, curated by Kevin Lyman of the Vans Warped Tour and Talinda Bennington, widow of late Linkin...
April 15, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Doctors
“My doctor told me to stop having in,timate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” – Orson Welles “Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)” by Robert Palmer...
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,...
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”...
May 9, 2019
Preview The Who’s New ‘Tommy Orchestral’ Album with a Live Rendition of ‘Pinball Wizard’
The Who is out on the Moving On! tour, finding Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend and the band accompanied by a full orchestra. There will be two North American legs for...
January 14, 2019
Top 11 Question Songs
“A guy gave me a job at an information booth – no questions asked.” – Jay London “Questions 67 and 68” by Chicago “Questions 67 and 68” was written by...
September 11, 2018
Wayne Kramer Looks Back on 50 Years of the MC5 and His Prison Experience
Detroit’s legendary MC5 were probably the first punk rock band — but try to tell the band’s guitarist, Wayne Kramer, that. “I get that. I get the value of that....
January 12, 2018
A Tribute to Malcolm Young: Rock Icons Name Their Favorite AC/DC Anthems
The tragic recent passing of AC/DC founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young left hard rock fans mourning the loss of a beloved hard rock giant. A few years ago, Ken Sharp queried a...
December 7, 2016
The Tribe's 'Peace, Love and Understanding' Charity Gig Lights Up CSU Northridge
On Sunday, December 4th, LA-based musical collective The Tribe returned to Cal State University, Northridge’s Plaza del Sol Performance Hall for its second annual all-star charity concert. The “Peace, Love...
June 27, 2016
'Treasure Chest' of Emerson, Lake & Palmer Reissues Coming Soon
The storied career of Emerson, Lake & Palmer will be commemorated with a series of reissues over the next year or so. Some of them are up for pre-order now...
November 6, 2015
John Fogerty: A ‘Fortunate Son’ Speaks (The Interview)
Good fortune may have smiled upon John Fogerty, but he damn well earned it. In his candid and gripping new autobiography, Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music, his life jumps...
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...
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.