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”
Search Results for: monkees
February 7, 2022
Micky Dolenz to Pay Tribute to Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork with ‘Micky Dolenz Celebrates the Monkees’ Tour in April
In April, Micky Dolenz of the Monkees will honor the memory and legacies of his late band mates Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith & Peter Tork with a special tour titled...
December 10, 2021
Rest in Peace, Michael Nesmith of the Monkees: 1942-2021
Singer/guitarist Michael Nesmith of the Monkees has passed away at the age of 78, it was announced by his family in a statement on Friday morning and reported by Rolling...
June 14, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Micky Dolenz on ‘Dolenz Sings Nesmith,’ the Monkees Farewell Tour & More
Many younger fans forget– or don’t realize — that the Monkees did not start as a traditional band. Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Davy Jones and Peter Tork were actors with comedic...
May 3, 2021
Michael Nesmith & Micky Dolenz Announce The Monkees Farewell Tour Dates for Fall 2021 (Tix Onsale 5/7)
Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz, the two remaining members of the Monkees, will now embark on a special Farewell Tour in Fall 2021. The news was reported by numerous outlets...
May 27, 2020
The Monkees (Micky Dolenz + Mike Nesmith): 2020 Tour Posptoned to 2021, New Live Album ‘The Mike & Micky Show’ Out/Streaming Now
Earlier this year, the Monkees — Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith — had big plans for a joint tour and a live album, but the tour will not proceed as...
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...
November 12, 2019
The Monkees (Micky Dolenz + Mike Nesmith) Announce ‘An Evening with the Monkees’ Tour, New Live Album
Hope you’re ready for some more fun with the Monkees in 2020, because on Tuesday the legendary band‘s remaining members, Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith, announced plans for a new...
February 21, 2019
Rest in Peace, Peter Tork of the Monkees: 1942-2019
Sad news to share this Thursday, as Peter Tork of the Monkees has passed away at the age of 77. A message was shared on his Facebook page: It is...
June 7, 2016
Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork
In commemoration of their 50th anniversary, The Monkees have pulled off the impossible with Good Times, the group‘s first new studio album in 20 years. The LP is truly a timeless...
June 7, 2016
Q&A: Andy Partridge Talks About the Monkees
For self-respecting music fans, Andy Partridge is rightly revered as one of the most important songwriters in popular music based on his stellar work in XTC. But away from his...
April 4, 2022
Watch The Grammys Honor Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters with Special ‘In Memoriam’ Segment
The broadcast of the 64th annual Grammy Awards aired Sunday night, and over the course of the evening “rock” music was at a premium — as all of the rock...
February 25, 2022
Catch ‘Studio 666,’ the Foo Fighters’ New Horror/Comedy Heavy on the Gore (and Laughs) — In Theaters Now
You may think to yourself, “wait, what? Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters are starring in a horror film?” when confronted with the existence of Studio 666. But yes, it’s...
February 24, 2022
Coming March 22: Felix Cavaliere’s ‘Memoir of a Rascal’; Tour Dates and New Album on the Way
On March 22, singer/songwriter/Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals will release his official autobiography, Memoir of a Rascal. Officially detailed this week, the book looks...
February 18, 2022
Dave Grohl Q&A: The Story Behind ‘Studio 666,’ Fake Vomit and the Foo Fighters Bringing Back the Rock & Roll Movie
Leave it to Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters to bring back the concept of the “band movie.” Once a popular career move for acts like the Beatles and the...
February 16, 2022
Foo Fighters Thrash Out as Metal Band ‘Dream Widow’ in a Song from Their New ‘Studio 666’ Horror/Comedy Film
Feb. 25 will see the release of Studio 666, a new horror/comedy film from and starring the Foo Fighters. While little is publicly known about the film beyond a few...
January 11, 2022
Preview ‘Studio 666,’ the Foo Fighters’ Ridiculous New Feature-Length Horror/Comedy in Theaters Feb. 25
If you lock yourself in a scary haunted mansion to record an album, weird things happen. That’s the story behind Studio 666, the new feature-length horror/comedy film from and starring...
December 29, 2021
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021
The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2022 (and hopefully a return to more of a “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic has rendered...
November 22, 2021
Susanna Hoffs Debuts Videos for Richard & Linda Thompson and The Velvet Underground Covers; ‘Bright Lights’ LP Out Now
On Nov. 12, Susanna Hoffs of the Bangles released a new covers record, Bright Lights — and a few days ago the celebrated singer/songwriter shared a music video for her...
November 8, 2021
Foo Fighters to Star in ‘Studio 666’, a New ‘Full-Length Feature Horror Comedy Film,’ in February
Medicine at Midnight, the most recent album from the Foo Fighters released in early February 2021, featured a recording process that front man Dave Grohl hinted was a bit eerie...
October 18, 2021
Stream Susanna Hoffs’ New Cover of Badfinger’s “Name of the Game,” Featuring Aimee Mann
On Nov. 12, Susanna Hoffs will release a new covers album, Bright Lights — and as a preview of the new collection, the esteemed front woman of the Bangles debuted...
June 15, 2021
June 2021 Issue
Click the links below to enjoy our June 2021 features. Tommy Shaw: On Styx’s New Album ‘Crash of the Crown,’ Songwriting, Critics’ Icy Reception of the Group and Beyond (The...
March 11, 2021
Turn Me On: Hearty Har’s Shane & Tyler Fogerty on Dad’s Legacy & Forging Their Own Path with ‘Radio Astro’
Hearty Har — the Los Angeles-band fronted by Tyler and Shane Fogerty — cut its collective teeth on the Southern California club circuit over the past decade. But the project’s...
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...
December 11, 2020
Sat. 12/12: Watch a Re-Stream of Project Kids-Care, a Streaming Charity Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More
On Nov. 28, a special online charity streaming telethon event titled Project Kids-Care took place with one goal in mind: helping underserved children in the Los Angeles area this holiday season. It’s...
December 11, 2020
Rock Cellar & The Get Together Foundation Host Charity Auction for Project Kids-Care
As part of the “Project Kids-Care” campaign, Rock Cellar has partnered with the Get Together Foundation to host a charity auction to help kids at the holidays. Fully 100% of...
December 7, 2020
‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ — A Warm Musical Salute to the Late, Beloved Fred Rogers (Out Now/Listen)
Fred Rogers was beloved by millions, his storytelling and gentle presence a familiar comfort on television sets across the country on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which began airing in 1962 and went...
November 27, 2020
Out Now: Jesse Colin Young Returns to His Roots with New Acoustic Album, ‘Highway Troubadour’ (Listen/Buy)
Highway Troubadour is a new album of reimagined songs from throughout the heralded career of singer/songwriter Jesse Colin Young, and the record is out today. The project provides a fresh...
November 25, 2020
Sat. 11/28: Watch Project Kids-Care, an Online Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More
This Saturday, Nov. 28, a special online charity streaming telethon event titled Project Kids-Care will take place with one goal in mind: helping underserved children in the Los Angeles area...
October 16, 2020
Out Now: ‘Be True to Yourself,’ a New Album from Badfinger’s Joey Molland (ft. Julian Lennon, Micky Dolenz + More)
Today, Oct. 16 sees the release of Be True to Yourself, a new studio album from Joey Molland, guitarist/songwriter known for his work with the acclaimed (and tragically short-lived) band...
August 27, 2020
Katrina from Katrina & The Waves Speeds Ahead with New Album ‘Hearts, Loves, and Babys’ (Q&A)
For many American rock fans following 80’s and 90’s rock music, Katrina Leskanich is mostly known as the lead singer in the pop rock group Katrina & The Waves, and...
July 7, 2020
Rest in Peace, Renowned Jazz Drummer/Music Educator Joe Porcaro: 1930-2020
Joe Porcaro, a world-famous jazz drummer with an incredible resume of career accomplishments, has passed away at the age of 90. The news was announced early Tuesday morning by his...
June 10, 2020
Dramarama Turns its Creative Switch Back on to Make Long-Awaited New Album ‘Color TV’
Television has been a common reference point in the career of Dramarama. During some mid-Eighties tours, the Wayne, New Jersey-bred band would adorn its stage with multiple TV sets. Johnny...
May 28, 2020
Playing the Beatles, the Who, Prince and More from Home, Adorable Family Band Colt Clark & the Quarantine Kids Deserve Your Attention
As long as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dictate our collective way of life, folks will find a way to remain entertained — and over the past few weeks, a...
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 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...
April 1, 2020
Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Songwriter) Dies at 52 Due to Coronavirus Complications
Adam Schlesinger, the acclaimed, Grammy-winning musician/songwriter known for his work with Fountains of Wayne and as part of the songwriting team behind the CW television series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, has died...
October 9, 2019
Happy Birthday, John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered for His 79th Birthday
Today, October 9, is the date that John Lennon would have celebrated his 79th birthday, were he still alive. Happy Birthday, John. pic.twitter.com/TFWZXAyTiq — The Beatles (@thebeatles) October 9, 2019...
October 8, 2019
‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ Tribute Album Set for Oct. 25 Release, ft. Micky Dolenz, Vanessa Williams, John Secada and More
Fred Rogers was beloved by millions, his storytelling and gentle presence a familiar comfort on television sets across the country on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which began airing in 1962 and...
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”...
June 10, 2019
Special Beatles-Inspired Tour from Todd Rundgren, Joey Molland, Christopher Cross, Micky Dolenz and More Coming This Fall
A dizzying list of iconic musicians will team up for a special Beatles-themed tour this fall when Todd Rundgren, Christopher Cross, Micky Dolenz of the Monkees, Chicago’s Jason Scheff and...
March 11, 2019
Rest in Peace, Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine: 1929-2019
Photo: Facebook.com/HalBlaine On Monday, Hal Blaine — legendary drummer whose work as part of the Wrecking Crew made him an icon, his resume unparalleled — passed away at the age...
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,...
November 6, 2018
Inside the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles’ ‘White Album’ with Producer Giles Martin (The Interview)
Boasting signature classics like “Back In The USSR,” “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” “Happiness Is A Warm Gun,” “Blackbird,” “Yer Blues,” “Birthday,” “Glass Onion,” “Helter Skelter” and “Julia,” The Beatles,...
June 14, 2018
Top 11 Bubblegum Pop Songs
“The average lifespan of a teen idol is five years. You have to change musically. Bubblegum pop was good for the first time you have sex.” – Leif Garrett “Gimme...
January 12, 2018
Top 11 Glam Rock Songs
Top 11 Glam Rock Songs “I was recently looking at an old cover of New Musical Express from 1973. It’s me and Mick Jagger, and he’s just found glam a...
December 13, 2017
The Reinvention of Noel Gallagher
Former Oasis guitarist and songwriter Noel Gallagher on his new album, not looking back, and his brother. “I couldn’t have done it without David,” Noel Gallagher says, generously giving credit to his...
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...
October 25, 2016
Record Store Day Unveils List of Limited-Edition Titles Being Released on Black Friday, 11/25
Vinyl enthusiasts, this is for you. The list of releases scheduled for Black Friday 2016 was unveiled today. Friday, November 25 at record stores and music specialty shops around the...
June 27, 2016
RCM Author Ken Sharp’s New Album ‘New Mourning’ is a Power-Pop Party
Ken Sharp is more than just Rock Cellar Magazine’s preeminent writer, responsible for many of this website’s marquee interviews over the years. He conducted this month’s Peter Tork feature, as...
July 12, 2013
Music With Your Eyes: A Chat with Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn
In August of 1981, a new revolution took over the airwaves: music cable channel MTV.Music television? Ridiculed and pilloried by the press and rampant naysayers, MTV seemed doomed to fail...
March 4, 2013
The 9 Lives of Julie ‘Catwoman’ Newmar
In the 1960s, Julie Newmar epitomized sex appeal, femininity and wit in her portrayal as Catwoman in the popular Batman television series. As Batman’s femme fatale, Catwoman was the perfect...
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...
August 11, 2012
August Album Reviews
Alanis Morissette Slightly Stoopid The Darkness Toadies Susanna Hoffs Dispatch Steve Vai Alanis Morissette Havoc and Bright Lights With her new album Havoc and Bright Lights, Alanis Morissette re-affirms herself...
July 23, 2012
Happily Untogether. Or, Ah, PUCKETT.
I have a friend who collects vinyl. No, he’s not a plastics bondage freak, I mean vinyl records, old LPs. What would be the garage of his house is a...
February 16, 2012
Photographer Henry Diltz: Rock’s Living History (Interview)
Photographer (and musician) Henry Diltz has taken photographs of almost every notable rock musician and band from the 1960s and 70s. His iconic style practically defined the generation of classic...
November 14, 2011
The Visual Art of 7 More Musicians – Part 3
Is it in their DNA? Possibly a creative genius gene that science has yet to discover? Or is it an otherwordly gift one that is physically untraceable? Perhaps its...
June 10, 2011
Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir
From his musical days with Peter & Gordon through his careers as a Grammy-award winning producer, artist manager, Apple A&R man, and record company executive, Peter Asher has witnessed and...