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Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Listen to ‘Portals,’ a New EP of ‘Soundtracks to the Movies in Your Mind’ from Metallica’s Kirk Hammett
April 25, 2022
Out Now: Listen to ‘Portals,’ a New EP of ‘Soundtracks to the Movies in Your Mind’ from Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

This quote, from Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett regarding the conception of Portals, his debut solo EP released this past weekend for Record Store Day, sums up the project quite well:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Shares “High Plains Drifter,” New Instrumental Solo EP ‘Portals’ Out 4/23
April 19, 2022
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Shares “High Plains Drifter,” New Instrumental Solo EP ‘Portals’ Out 4/23

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is as much a fan of movies (specifically, horror films) as the most dedicated Metallica fans are of the thrash metal icons‘ career — and this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Readying First-Ever Solo Release; Instrumental ‘Portals’ EP Coming 4/23
February 8, 2022
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Readying First-Ever Solo Release; Instrumental ‘Portals’ EP Coming 4/23

On April 23, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett will dip his feet into the waters of “solo artist” territory for the very first time with Portals, a new instrumental EP that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Tom Morello Jams with Alex Lifeson, Kirk Hammett and More on ‘The Atlas Underground Flood’ LP
December 6, 2021
Out Now: Tom Morello Jams with Alex Lifeson, Kirk Hammett and More on ‘The Atlas Underground Flood’ LP

After releasing a collaborative new album, The Atlas Underground Fire, just this past October, renowned guitarist Tom Morello has now followed it up with a sequel — and The Atlas...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello Previews ‘The Atlas Underground Flood’ LP, ft. Alex Lifeson, Kirk Hammett, IDLES, Ben Harper, More
November 17, 2021
Tom Morello Previews ‘The Atlas Underground Flood’ LP, ft. Alex Lifeson, Kirk Hammett, IDLES, Ben Harper, More

When we last heard from Tom Morello, the revered guitarist/songwriter/DJ/cultural icon, it was just a month ago — Oct. 15, to be exact — when he released The Atlas Underground...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Van Halen Honored by Slash, Kirk Hammett and Tom Morello at Rock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (Video)
November 9, 2020
Eddie Van Halen Honored by Slash, Kirk Hammett and Tom Morello at Rock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (Video)

This past Saturday night, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 induction ceremony special aired on HBO and HBO Max, a filmed segment honoring the Class of 2020 that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy a Photo of Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green, Kirk Hammett of Metallica and Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top Rehearsing Together
February 25, 2020
Enjoy a Photo of Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green, Kirk Hammett of Metallica and Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top Rehearsing Together

Some spectacles are almost too much to process. When groups of rock and roll legends gather together, for example, it can be an eye-popping scene — such as the Gibson...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Slip on His Wah-Wah Pedal and Keep Playing Because He’s a Pro
May 9, 2019
Watch Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Slip on His Wah-Wah Pedal and Keep Playing Because He’s a Pro

Ever wonder what it’s like on stage at a concert in the rain? From the fans’ point of view from the mosh pit or stands, it seems annoying, sure —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS: The Vibe, Energy and Guitars — Lots of Guitars — from the First NAMM Show in Anaheim Since Jan. 2020
June 9, 2022
PHOTOS: The Vibe, Energy and Guitars — Lots of Guitars — from the First NAMM Show in Anaheim Since Jan. 2020

This past weekend, the masses descended upon the Anaheim Convention Center for The NAMM Show — the first such gathering since January 2020, shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic. For those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day 2022: Special Releases Coming from David Bowie, The Doors, Taylor Swift, U2 and Many More
February 16, 2022
Record Store Day 2022: Special Releases Coming from David Bowie, The Doors, Taylor Swift, U2 and Many More

Saturday, April 23 will mark the 15th annual Record Store Day, an event that began as a small niche appreciation of the vinyl record and has since morphed into an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica to Live Stream Two 40th Anniversary Concerts in San Francisco (12/17 & 12/19) for Free
December 9, 2021
Metallica to Live Stream Two 40th Anniversary Concerts in San Francisco (12/17 & 12/19) for Free

Later this month, Metallica will take the stage at the Chase Center in San Francisco for a pair of special 40th anniversary concerts — and even if you don’t have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Santana’s ‘Blessings and Miracles,’ a Star-Heavy Sequel of Sorts to 1999’s ‘Supernatural’
October 14, 2021
Out Now: Santana’s ‘Blessings and Miracles,’ a Star-Heavy Sequel of Sorts to 1999’s ‘Supernatural’

Out now is Blessings and Miracles, the awaited new album from legendary guitarist Carlos Santana — another star-studded album featuring a number of collaborators, similar to the massive global success that was 1999’s Supernatural....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Santana: Stream “Joy” with Chris Stapleton; New Album ‘Blessings and Miracles’ Out 10/15
October 11, 2021
New Santana: Stream “Joy” with Chris Stapleton; New Album ‘Blessings and Miracles’ Out 10/15

This coming Friday, Oct. 15 marks the release date of Blessings and Miracles, the awaited new album from legendary guitarist Carlos Santana — another star-studded album featuring a number of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Video for “Move,” from Santana ft. Rob Thomas and American Authors (New Album Out 10/15)
October 7, 2021
Watch a New Video for “Move,” from Santana ft. Rob Thomas and American Authors (New Album Out 10/15)

Back in August, Carlos Santana shared a new single, “Move,” another collaboration with Matchbox Twenty vocalist Rob Thomas. You may recall the two linked up back in 1999 for “Smooth,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Santana and Steve Winwood Cover Procol Harum’s “Whiter Shade of Pale,” ‘Blessings & Miracles’ LP Out 10/15
September 21, 2021
Hear Santana and Steve Winwood Cover Procol Harum’s “Whiter Shade of Pale,” ‘Blessings & Miracles’ LP Out 10/15

Another preview of Blessings and Miracles, the anticipated new studio album from Carlos Santana, is here — and it finds the legendary guitarist teaming up with a fellow music icon,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Plays Tiny San Francisco Club Gig at the Independent — Watch Clips of “Whiplash,” “Master of Puppets, “Seek & Destroy” and More
September 17, 2021
Metallica Plays Tiny San Francisco Club Gig at the Independent — Watch Clips of “Whiplash,” “Master of Puppets, “Seek & Destroy” and More

Metallica dropped in for a few hundred lucky fans on Thursday night at the Independent, a small club in San Francisco. The venue tweeted news of the gig a few...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Two New Santana Songs, Including the Feel-Good “Move” — ft. Rob Thomas, a Sequel to “Smooth”
August 18, 2021
Hear Two New Santana Songs, Including the Feel-Good “Move” — ft. Rob Thomas, a Sequel to “Smooth”

If it worked once, why not try again? That’s part of the mindset behind “Move,” a new single from Santana featuring Rob Thomas that brings the two together in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac,’ on CD/Blu-ray/LP/Box Set
April 30, 2021
Out Now: ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac,’ on CD/Blu-ray/LP/Box Set

On Feb. 25, 2020, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered at the London Palladium...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with ‘Albatross,’ ft. David Gilmour (Blu-ray/CD Set Out 4/30)
April 8, 2021
Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with ‘Albatross,’ ft. David Gilmour (Blu-ray/CD Set Out 4/30)

On Feb. 25, 2020, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered at the London Palladium...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac’ Streaming Event Coming 4/24
March 16, 2021
‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac’ Streaming Event Coming 4/24

On Feb. 25, 2020, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with Steven Tyler & Billy Gibbons’ Performance of ‘Rattlesnake Shake’
February 25, 2021
Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with Steven Tyler & Billy Gibbons’ Performance of ‘Rattlesnake Shake’

One year ago today — Feb. 25, 2020, just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down — Mick Fleetwood and an assortment of his fellow music legends gathered at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green’ in Theaters in March; Blu-ray/LP in April
November 24, 2020
‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green’ in Theaters in March; Blu-ray/LP in April

On Feb. 25, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Acceptance Speeches from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, the Doobie Brothers, T. Rex and More
November 9, 2020
Watch the Acceptance Speeches from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, the Doobie Brothers, T. Rex and More

This past weekend saw the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, a taped event that streamed on HBO and HBO Max in place of an in-person event,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Saturday 11/7: Watch the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (with an Eddie Van Halen Tribute)
November 6, 2020
This Saturday 11/7: Watch the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (with an Eddie Van Halen Tribute)

Among the many things upended by the COVID-19 pandemic this year was the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, which were pushed back from a planned in-person...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Metallica & San Francisco Symphony,’ Live Album/Film of 2019 Orchestral Concerts (Listen/Buy)
August 28, 2020
Out Now: ‘Metallica & San Francisco Symphony,’ Live Album/Film of 2019 Orchestral Concerts (Listen/Buy)

Before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold of all we hold dear, Metallica staged two nights of unforgettable concerts at the Chase Center in San Francisco. The September 2019 shows saw...

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 | Preview ‘Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M2’ with Three Live Performances, Including ‘Moth Into Flame’
August 5, 2020
Preview ‘Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M2’ with Three Live Performances, Including ‘Moth Into Flame’

Later this month, Metallica will immortalize its September 2019 concerts with the San Francisco Symphony with S&M2, a new live album/concert film capturing the magic of two nights at San...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Peter Green: 1946-2020
July 25, 2020
Rest in Peace, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Peter Green: 1946-2020

Peter Green, acclaimed musician, co-founder of Fleetwood Mac and an integral part of the band’s early era, has passed away at the age of 73. The BBC published a statement...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘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 | Go Back to 2008 with Metallica for #MetallicaMondays and a Gig from Madrid on YouTube Tonight 6/22
June 22, 2020
Go Back to 2008 with Metallica for #MetallicaMondays and a Gig from Madrid on YouTube Tonight 6/22

#MetallicaMondays rolls along tonight, June 22, when Metallica flashes back to a 2008 gig from Auditorio John Lennon in Madrid, Spain for its weekly series of archival uploads. As has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next Up in #MetallicaMondays: Watch a Show from 2019 in Manchester, England (in the Pouring Rain) on YouTube 6/8
June 8, 2020
Next Up in #MetallicaMondays: Watch a Show from 2019 in Manchester, England (in the Pouring Rain) on YouTube 6/8

This week’s #MetallicaMondays upload, the latest foray into the robust Metallica vaults, comes from Manchester, England in June 2019 and will air on YouTube tonight, June 8. The show is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Back to 1983 for a ‘Kill ‘Em All’-Era Metallica Show for #MetallicaMondays Tonight 5/18 on YouTube
May 18, 2020
Go Back to 1983 for a ‘Kill ‘Em All’-Era Metallica Show for #MetallicaMondays Tonight 5/18 on YouTube

It’s #MetallicaMonday — the band’s weekly series of archival streams released on YouTube to keep folks entertained during the COVID-19 pandemic — once again, and tonight, May 18, Metallica will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Turned ‘Blackened’ into a Stripped-Down, COVID-19 Isolation Jam — Watch Ahead of #MetallicaMondays Tonight 5/4
May 4, 2020
Metallica Turned ‘Blackened’ into a Stripped-Down, COVID-19 Isolation Jam — Watch Ahead of #MetallicaMondays Tonight 5/4

It’s Monday, so that means it’s time for another #MetallicaMondays concert streaming event from Metallica — but on Friday evening, the thrash-metal icons premiered a new take on an old-school...

Rock Cellar Magazine | May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace
April 6, 2020
May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace

It’s a Monday during the coronavirus pandemic. These are confusing, unusual times, anxiety riding high as we all wonder what’s around the bend. Stuck at home, we’re trying to find...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate The Music Of Peter Green And The Early Years Of Fleetwood Mac’ Box Set Coming in October
February 26, 2020
‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate The Music Of Peter Green And The Early Years Of Fleetwood Mac’ Box Set Coming in October

Last night, Feb. 25, a dizzying array of music legends gathered at the London Palladium to pay tribute to the early material of Fleetwood Mac and Peter Green — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to Metallica’s ‘Black Album,’ Which Was Released 28 Years Ago This Week
August 13, 2019
Listen to Metallica’s ‘Black Album,’ Which Was Released 28 Years Ago This Week

It’s feasible that without the release of 1991’s self-titled album, Metallica wouldn’t be the entity it is today — still touring around the world on a near-yearly basis, releasing new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Covering the Stone Roses’ ‘I Wanna Be Adored’ in Rainy Manchester is a Thing That Really Happened — and it Was Great
June 20, 2019
Metallica Covering the Stone Roses’ ‘I Wanna Be Adored’ in Rainy Manchester is a Thing That Really Happened — and it Was Great

Earlier this week, Metallica stopped in at Etihad Stadium in Manchester and something unexpected happened. Inspired by the city the band happened to be in at the time and its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day, Rancid Among Bands Featured in New 'Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk' Doc
December 15, 2016
Green Day, Rancid Among Bands Featured in New 'Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk' Doc

For decades, a scene was brewing in Northern California that would have far-reaching effects on the music business. The punk aesthetic that was prevalent at venues such as 924 Gilman...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Crash Stanley Cup Final in Support of San Jose Sharks (Video)
June 7, 2016
Metallica Crash Stanley Cup Final in Support of San Jose Sharks (Video)

Metallica‘s Bay Area ties are strong, so it was hardly a surprise the thrash/metal heroes paid a visit to the Stanley Cup Final this week. After all, the San Jose...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wrestler Chris Jericho Kicks Ass With Fozzy – WWE Will Have to Wait
August 16, 2012
Wrestler Chris Jericho Kicks Ass With Fozzy – WWE Will Have to Wait

Wrestler-turned-metal-singer Chris Jericho, on 10-minute songs, touring, and getting respect from the metal community.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Rush Drummer Neil Peart, Dead at 67 After a Battle with Brain Cancer
January 10, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Rush Drummer Neil Peart, Dead at 67 After a Battle with Brain Cancer

Tremendously sad news came down on Friday, as Neil Peart — iconic and massively influential drummer known for his work with Canadian prog-rock band Rush over the years — has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best Wishes to James Hetfield of Metallica as He Heads Back to Rehab for ‘Addiction’
September 30, 2019
Best Wishes to James Hetfield of Metallica as He Heads Back to Rehab for ‘Addiction’

Heavy metal music usually operates within a veneer of toughness and resilience — and the story of Metallica is no different. For decades, the thrash/metal band has been especially open...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Perry on the Mend After Collapsing at Hollywood Vampires Gig (Update)
July 11, 2016
Joe Perry on the Mend After Collapsing at Hollywood Vampires Gig (Update)

Sunday night’s Hollywood Vampires gig at the Ford Amphitheater on the Cony Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, New York featured a scary moment when guitarist/Aerosmith legend Joe Perry collapsed onstage. He...