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Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson's New LP 'God's Problem Child' Due 4/28; Title Track Features the Late Leon Russell
February 2, 2017
Willie Nelson's New LP 'God's Problem Child' Due 4/28; Title Track Features the Late Leon Russell

On April 28, Willie Nelson will add to his expansive catalog with a new album, God’s Problem Child, released via Legacy Recordings. Featuring 13 new recordings from Willie and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Leon Russell: 1942-2016
November 13, 2016
Rest in Peace, Leon Russell: 1942-2016

Acclaimed and revered singer/songwriter/session musician Leon Russell has died at the age of 74, it was announced on his Facebook page Sunday morning. His wife reported that Russell passed in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jim Messina Q&A: Memories of Buffalo Springfield, Poco and Reuniting with Kenny Loggins for Two Special Gigs
April 11, 2022
Jim Messina Q&A: Memories of Buffalo Springfield, Poco and Reuniting with Kenny Loggins for Two Special Gigs

Fans of classic rock radio are never far from hearing a song Jim Messina had a hand in creating. A singer, guitarist and songwriter in three celebrated bands, Messina also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Inside the New ‘Carpenters: The Musical Legacy’ Book with Richard Carpenter & Authors Mike Cidoni Lennox/Chris May
December 9, 2021
Q&A: Inside the New ‘Carpenters: The Musical Legacy’ Book with Richard Carpenter & Authors Mike Cidoni Lennox/Chris May

“Close to You,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “For All We Know,” “Rainy Days and Mondays, “Goodbye to Love,“ “Yesterday Once More,” “Top of the World” —  Carpenters’ legacy of exquisitely...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Doors ‘L.A. Woman’ 50th Anniversary Edition – Watch New “Riders on the Storm” Video
December 3, 2021
Out Now: The Doors ‘L.A. Woman’ 50th Anniversary Edition – Watch New “Riders on the Storm” Video

Today, Dec. 3, The Doors’ classic 1970 album L.A. Woman has been revisited for a lavish Deluxe Edition commemorating its 50th anniversary. Click here to pick up the 3-CD/1-LP set...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ Ride Again in Jesse Lauter’s New Rock-umentary (Q&A)
October 28, 2021
‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ Ride Again in Jesse Lauter’s New Rock-umentary (Q&A)

Enjoy a Q&A with Jesse Lauter, the filmmaker behind the new Learning To Live Together: The Return of Mad Dogs & Englishmen documentary.  Art history is littered with tragic tales...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors Unearth “L.A. Woman [Part 2],” an Alternate Take from 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/3
October 1, 2021
The Doors Unearth “L.A. Woman [Part 2],” an Alternate Take from 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/3

On Dec. 3, The Doors will revisit 1971’s L.A. Woman for a special 50th anniversary reissue. As a preview of the collection, the classic band‘s vaults were opened on Friday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors: 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘L.A. Woman’ 12/3; Stream Original Demo of “Riders on the Storm”
September 1, 2021
The Doors: 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘L.A. Woman’ 12/3; Stream Original Demo of “Riders on the Storm”

On Dec. 3, The Doors will commemorate the 50th anniversary of 1971’s L.A. Woman with a deluxe revisiting of the classic record. As officially detailed on Wednesday, the special reissue...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Dave Mason Q&A — Re-Recording ‘Alone Together,’ Keeping Busy in Quarantine & Penning an Autobiography
December 7, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Dave Mason Q&A — Re-Recording ‘Alone Together,’ Keeping Busy in Quarantine & Penning an Autobiography

Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing, continues with our interview with singer-songwriter and guitarist Dave Mason, whose short tenure with Traffic produced the classic “Feelin’ Alright,” a song recorded by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Growing Old
November 13, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Growing Old

For our latest Top 11 list, writer Frank Mastropolo selects some of the most notable songs about that inevitability of life: growing old.  Older people shouldn’t eat health food, they need...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
November 5, 2020
Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Tony Visconti was closer than anyone to the flame that was Marc Bolan, the front man, songwriter and phenom that was the heart and soul of T.Rex, part of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)
August 25, 2020
Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)

It was 50 years ago today — on Aug. 25, 1970 — that a scrappy young musician named Elton John took the stage at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 8/14: The Doors’ Robby Krieger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Whitney, Fantastic Negrito, Bruce Hornsby and Biffy Clyro (Listen)
August 14, 2020
New Music Out This Week 8/14: The Doors’ Robby Krieger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Whitney, Fantastic Negrito, Bruce Hornsby and Biffy Clyro (Listen)

Today, Friday, Aug. 14 brought with it a number of notable new music releases from acts all across the wide spectrum of music. Below is our curated list of Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Revenge Songs
March 12, 2020
Top 11 Revenge Songs

This month’s Top 11 list concerns revenge … a topic that’s served as the inspiration for all sorts of songs over the years! “We should forgive our enemies, but not...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter/Producer Fernando Perdomo
January 14, 2019
Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter/Producer Fernando Perdomo

Fernando Perdomo photo via Cyndi Trissel Less than a year ago, Fernando Perdomo released Out to Sea, a sonically dynamic and thoroughly memorable instrumental prog rock album on which he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Eric Clapton’
December 13, 2017
Rock Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Eric Clapton’

Eric Clapton is one of the most skilled and creative guitarists of his generation. For more than 50 years “Slowhand” has brought his brand of blues and rock to bands...

Rock Cellar Magazine | An Artist Recreated the Sgt. Pepper's Cover with the Cultural Icons Who Died in 2016
December 28, 2016
An Artist Recreated the Sgt. Pepper's Cover with the Cultural Icons Who Died in 2016

2016 has been tough year. We’ve lost cultural icons like David Bowie, Prince, Muhammad Ali, Leonard Cohen, Glenn Frey, Leon Russell, Sharon Jones and Alan Rickman, just to name but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Tribe's 'Peace, Love and Understanding' Charity Gig Lights Up CSU Northridge
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Played a Surprise Gig at the 300-Capacity Pappy & Harriet's as a Desert Trip Warm-Up (Video)
October 14, 2016
Paul McCartney Played a Surprise Gig at the 300-Capacity Pappy & Harriet's as a Desert Trip Warm-Up (Video)

Special, surprise gigs are fun — and they’re even better when they feature former Beatles. Sir Paul McCartney decided to play Pappy & Harriet’s, a tiny, Western-themed bar in Pioneertown,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Tyler Goes Solo – The Interview
August 8, 2016
Steven Tyler Goes Solo – The Interview

At age 68, Steven Tyler continues to surprise. Long-time Aerosmith fans might be scratching their heads with news that Steven Tyler has just completed a country solo album, We’re All Somebody...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 'Delta Lady' Speaks: Q&A with Rita Coolidge
July 8, 2016
The 'Delta Lady' Speaks: Q&A with Rita Coolidge

Delta Lady: A Memoir is the apt title of Lafayette, Tennessee-born singer Rita Coolidge‘s new autobiography. That classic Leon Russell-penned track and his signature A Song For You were inspired by Coolidge...

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 | Martha Davis:  In Total Control
October 1, 2012
Martha Davis: In Total Control

Martha Davis strutted in heels onto the early new-wave scene in the late 1970s as part of The Motels – an intelligent, moody, yet still-catchy pop band. With her dark brunette...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Is This The Last Kim Fowley Interview Ever?
February 16, 2012
Is This The Last Kim Fowley Interview Ever?

There is a chance that by the time you read this interview with legendary producer/songwriter/filmmaker/actor Kim Fowley, Kim Fowley will be dead. But don’t take our word for it.  Ask...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Simple Minds: New Album ‘Direction of the Heart’ 10/21; Stream “Vision Thing”
June 14, 2022
Simple Minds: New Album ‘Direction of the Heart’ 10/21; Stream “Vision Thing”

On Oct. 21, iconic Scottish band Simple Minds will return with Direction of the Heart, a new studio record and the follow-up to 2019’s Walk Between Worlds. Officially announced this...

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 | ‘Mike Garson’s A Bowie Celebration’: Special David Bowie Global Live Stream Tribute Event Set for 1/8
January 4, 2021
‘Mike Garson’s A Bowie Celebration’: Special David Bowie Global Live Stream Tribute Event Set for 1/8

This coming Friday, Jan. 8, marks what would have been the 74th birthday of David Bowie. Two days later, Jan. 10, marks the fifth anniversary of Bowie’ death in 2016...

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,...