August 16, 2022
Halted by Brandon Boyd’s Back Injury, Incubus’ Summer Tour to be ‘Back at it Very Quickly,’ Singer Says
August 16, 2022
Flogging Molly Releases New Album “Anthem” on Sept. 9th – Their First in Five Years (Listen Here)
August 16, 2022
Rest in Peace, Bill Pitman, Revered Guitarist/Session Musician of The Wrecking Crew: 1920-2022
August 16, 2022
Trey Anastasio Band + Goose to Join Together for Fall Tour, Promising ‘Unique Collaborations’
August 16, 2022
Goo Goo Dolls’ Inescapable 1998 Hit “Iris” Passes 1 Billion Spotify Streams; New Album ‘Chaos in Bloom’ Out Now
August 16, 2022
Lacuna Coil to Release ‘Comalies XX,’ 20th Anniversary Reimagining of 2002 Album; Shares “Tight Rope XX”
August 15, 2022
Out Now: The Interrupters Seek the Light with ‘In the Wild,’ a Set of Resilient, Unifying Ska/Punk Anthems (Listen)
August 15, 2022
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Debut Video for Simmering New Song “Burning”; ‘Cool It Down’ LP 9/30; Fall Tour
August 15, 2022
Stream an Early Demo of Lou Reed “Men of Good Fortune,” from New ‘Words & Music, May 1965’ Rarities Set 8/26
August 15, 2022
Out Now: Alt/Rock Hitmakers Collective Soul Return with New Album, ‘Vibrating’; On Tour with Switchfoot
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June 13, 2022
NAMM Show 2022 TEC Awards: Peter Asher Receives TEC Hall of Fame Award
At the 2022 NAMM Show this past Saturday, June 4, legendary musical figure Peter Asher was honored as this year’s recipient of the heralded TEC Hall of Fame Award —...
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...
June 8, 2022
Catching Up with Legendary Rock & Roll Photographer Henry Diltz at the 2022 NAMM Show
Photographer 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 album cover...
June 8, 2022
Checking In with Reverb.com at the 2022 NAMM Show
The NAMM Show works as a connection point, a meetup opportunity for the biggest names from all over the globe to come together to strike deals and spark conversation. This...
June 8, 2022
Audio-Technica Debuts ATW-3255 Wireless In-Ear Monitor System at NAMM Show 2022
Audio-Technica is an innovator in the wireless industry, and at this past weekend’s NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., the company — currently celebrating its 60th anniversary — debuted the 3000...
June 2, 2022
Catch Rock Cellar at The NAMM Show in Anaheim This June 3-5 (Hall C, Booth No. 7029)
For the first time since January 2020, The NAMM Show will bring the music industry together for a weekend in Southern California. This coming Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June...
September 8, 2021
The NAMM Show 2022 Pushed Back, Now Scheduled for June 3-5 in Anaheim
The NAMM Show, the “annual ‘family reunion’ of the global music, sound, and entertainment technology industry” which Rock Cellar usually participates in every year, has moved back its planned 2022...
January 19, 2021
Nancy Wilson’s ‘Fanatic’ Epiphone Guitar Available Now; Honoree of 2021 She Rocks Awards 1/22, Part of NAMM Believe in Music Week
This Friday, Jan. 22, Nancy Wilson of Heart will be among the list of honorees of the 2021 She Rocks Awards. The ceremony, which usually takes place at the NAMM...
January 15, 2021
NAMM Believe in Music Week to Feature Educational Sessions with Rock Supergroup The Immediate Family
On Jan. 18-22, the 2021 NAMM Believe in Music Week will take place online. It’s the virtual edition of the annual Winter NAMM Show, the international music trade show that...
January 7, 2021
NAMM Readying Believe in Music Week Global Event 1/18-1/22 in Place of In-Person NAMM Show 2021
Under normal circumstances, companies and retailers across the music industry (including Rock Cellar) would be busy right now, finalizing plans for the winter NAMM Show, the international trade show that...
August 10, 2020
The NAMM Show Officially Cancels 2021 Event in Anaheim Due to COVID-19, Announces ‘Believe in Music Week’ Virtual Event
There will be no in-person gathering of musical minds in Anaheim in January 2021, as the NAMM Show officially announced its cancellation for the upcoming year in a statement sent...
January 22, 2020
Allow Blur Guitarist Graham Coxon to Showcase the Benefits of Using the Softube Console 1 Fader (at the NAMM Show 2020)
Hailing from Linköping, Sweden, Softube bills itself as an ensemble of “rock & roll scientists” with aims at revolutionizing the music-making process, and at the NAMM Show this past weekend,...
January 21, 2020
The NAMM Show 2020: Highlights from Days 1 and 2
Rock Cellar contributor George. A. Paul recalls some of the standout moments from his time at the NAMM Show 2020 this past weekend in Anaheim … From new product innovations...
January 18, 2020
The Soundbrenner Core: Part Watch, Part Tuner, Part Metronome, Part Everything (NAMM Show 2020 Discovery)
Walking around the NAMM Show can be a consistently overwhelming experience. From hall to hall at the mega-convention in Anaheim, California, everything’s bustling and crashing and blaring, excited music enthusiasts...
January 16, 2020
Watch Don Felder and Slash Team Up on ‘Hotel California’ at Gibson Guitars’ NAMM Show Party
It’s NAMM Show week in Southern California, which means some of the biggest stars in music are in proximity to the convention center halls in Anaheim — and on Thursday...
January 9, 2020
Gibson Announces ‘The Slash Collection’ of Electric/Acoustic Guitars, Set to Premiere at Winter NAMM Show 2020
In June 2019, Rock Cellar featured an exclusive interview with top-hatted guitar god Slash, who spoke at length about a number of topics. Among them was his lifelong love of...
January 7, 2020
Dimebash 2020: Dave Grohl, More Rock Icons to Honor Dimebag Darrell in Santa Ana 1/16 (During NAMM Show Week)
There was only one Dimebag Darrell Abbott, the loud-and-proud lead guitarist for heavy metal marauders Pantera — and there’s only one Dimebash. This year, it’s returning to the Observatory in...
January 2, 2020
Save the Date: Catch Rock Cellar at the NAMM Show 2020 in Anaheim on Jan. 16-19!
It’s officially January, which means it’s time once again to get ready for The NAMM Show, the annual gathering of musically-minded folks from all corners of the world, debuting exciting...
December 10, 2019
Joni Mitchell to Receive Les Paul Innovation Award at the 2020 NAMM Show TEC Awards
On Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, the 35th annual NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards (TEC Awards for short) will be one of the highlight events of the 2020 NAMM Show...
January 30, 2019
A Few Questions with Spinal Tap Legend Derek Smalls at the NAMM Show 2019
When given a rare one-on-one conversation with Derek Smalls, bassist of mythical and oh-so-very-loud rock and roll icons Spinal Tap, what would one ask? At the NAMM Show in Anaheim...
January 30, 2017
Sights & Sounds From the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California (Photos)
Last weekend, RockCellarMagazine.com was lucky enough to have a booth at the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, one of the foremost music trade shows in the world. Best moment...
December 20, 2016
Save the Date: Rock Cellar Magazine.com Will Be at the NAMM Show in Anaheim January 19 – 22!
It’s about that time … for the music industry’s biggest & brightest to convene at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California on January 19-22, 2017. RockCellarMagazine.com is proud to once...
October 27, 2016
Aerosmith's Joe Perry to Receive Les Paul Award at NAMM Show 2017's TEC Awards
Guitarist Joe Perry has had an impeccable career on the six-string for Aerosmith, and he’ll be given the honor he deserves at the NAMM Show this January. On Saturday, January...
January 23, 2013
2013 NAMM Show Opens Thursday January 24th in Anaheim (Photos)
The NAMM Show is the #1 music industry products trade show, where manufacturers from around the world come to unveil the latest gear and music and sound technology. NAMM is...
January 25, 2012
Musician-Celebrities Abound at 2012 NAMM Show – More Photos
Rock Cellar Magazine’s Greg Feo spent some time at the 2012 NAMM trade show this past week. Related: PHOTOS FROM NAMM – 1ST DAY Here are some more photos of...
January 20, 2012
Report from NAMM 2012 – Brian Wilson, Bob Weir, Michelle Phillips, John Mayer – PHOTOS
This year marks the 110th anniversary of the legendary trade show NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) — the meeting place for musical instrument retailers to view and purchase the latest...
July 20, 2022
Photos: Dokken with George Lynch and Red Voodoo Play Rock & Brews in Sacramento
On July 4 weekend, iconic hard rock band Dokken with George Lynch took the stage outdoors at Rock & Brews in Sacramento, Calif., for a special holiday weekend concert. The...
July 5, 2022
The Morrison Hotel Gallery Rolls Out Immersive New Website of Amazing Rock and Roll Photography
The Morrison Hotel Gallery, which exists as a living archive of the collected works of more than 125 of the most renowned music photographers around the world, revamped its website...
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...
June 8, 2022
Lamb of God: New Album ‘Omens’ Arrives in October; U.S. Headlining Tour Announced
On Oct. 7, pummeling heavy metal veterans Lamb of God will return with a new record titled Omens. The news was officially announced this week and came after a series...
January 5, 2022
Rest in Peace, Music Industry Publicist and Professional Audio Consultant Lisa Roy
It is with a heavy heart that we say farewell to an incredible force in the music industry, Lisa Roy. “On Friday, December 31st, 2021, our world lost one of...
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...
August 12, 2021
Rest in Peace, Keyboardist/Vocalist Mike Finnigan (Jimi Hendrix, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Cocker, More): 1945-2021
Mike Finnigan, an acclaimed studio/touring musician known for his work with the Hammond B3 organ and for recording stints with acts including Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker and many others, passed...
March 8, 2021
Keith Goodwin, Zac Brown, Jason Mraz & KT Tunstall Team Up on ‘I Know What Love Is (Because of You)’ for MusiCares
“I Know What Love Is (Because of You)” is a new collaborative single supporting MusiCares and featuring the combined talents of Keith Goodwin (of Good Old War), Zac Brown, Jason...
February 8, 2021
Rest in Peace, Mary Wilson of the Supremes: 1944-2021
Mary Wilson, co-founder of the trailblazing Motown group The Supremes, has died at the age of 76. The sad news was passed along late Monday evening from various sources, noting...
January 19, 2021
Watch The Immediate Family’s Russ Kunkel + Leland Sklar Talk Shop in a Three-Part Interview Hosted by Don Lombardi of DrumChannel.com
Russ Kunkel and Leland Sklar, both of the rock and roll supergroup The Immediate Family, took part in a new, three-part video series that premiered on DrumChannel.com this week. Hosted...
October 6, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen (A Tribute to the Late Guitar Legend)
This entry from Steve Rosen in our Behind the Curtain section originally ran in 2014 and was buried in the Rock Cellar archives. With Eddie Van Halen having recently passed...
September 15, 2020
Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour): New Solo Album, Full-Production ‘Forum or Against ‘Em’ Live Stream 10/2
Corey Taylor does not care what you think. Primarily known to the masses as as the lead vocalist of masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot, a position he’s held since the band exploded with...
July 30, 2020
Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour) Previews Solo Debut ‘CMFT’ with Two Songs, Including a Wild Music Video for ‘CMFT Must Be Stopped’
Corey Taylor is a man of musical multitudes. Primarily known to the masses as as the lead vocalist of masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot, a position he’s held down since...
June 5, 2020
Dauzat St. Marie Asks ‘Where Were You?’ Throughout Various Shared Experiences in Earnest New Music Video
Dauzat St. Marie, a powerhouse duo featuring Heather St. Marie and guitarist/vocalist Mat Dauzat, both of the Los Angeles band Hydrovibe, recently premiered a new song called “Where Were You?”...
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...
February 3, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Plot Massive Global Stadium Tour for 2020
It doesn’t seem too long ago that the thought of any Guns N’ Roses tours — especially any involving Axl Rose and Slash together on stage — was little more...
January 10, 2020
Dimebash 2020: More Details Revealed for Star-Studded Tribute to Dimebag Darrell at OC Observatory 1/16
Next Thursday, January 16 — right as the NAMM Show begins — big names from the heavy metal community will come together at the Observatory in Santa Ana, California for...
December 17, 2019
February 2019 Issue
Below, enjoy our February 2019 features: Linda Ronstadt on ‘Live in Hollywood’ and the Singers Whose Voices Have Made Her Cry (The Interview) In and Out of Wings: Denny Seiwell...
October 23, 2019
Rest in Peace, Esteemed Grammy-Winning Producer/Engineer Ed Cherney
Tuesday brought with it some sad news in the music community, as Grammy-winning producer/engineer Ed Cherney passed away at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer. Known for...
June 13, 2019
Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future and His Lifelong Bond with the Guitar (The Interview)
Slash is probably the last of the guitar heroes of the Golden Age of rock and roll. Following in the footsteps of the rock gods who inspired him — Joe...
June 5, 2019
Derek Smalls (Formerly of the Band Formerly Known as Spinal Tap) and Judith Owen Named MCs of Upcoming ‘California Saga 2’ Charity Gig in L.A. 7/3
Some exciting news to pass along regarding California Saga 2, the upcoming charity concert set for the Theatre at Ace Hotel on July 3: the MCs for the evening will...
May 16, 2019
Slipknot Premiere Dark New Video for ‘Unsainted’ and Creepy New Masks — ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ LP Out 8/9
Masked, jump-suited metal ensemble Slipknot debuted two new things on Thursday: The music video for the new single, “Unsainted” and as some brand new masks. It’s all part of the...
March 4, 2019
Slipknot Announces ‘Knotfest Roadshow’ Tour with Behemoth/Gojira/Volbeat, New Album Out in August
Slipknot will return with a bang later this year. The hard rock/metal band‘s new album will be released on August 9, and to commemorate their return to the scene, they’ll...
February 13, 2019
Turn Me On: Shannon Rae and 100 Proof
With the 2018 release of their second album, Lucky 13, and an increasingly prolific 2019 touring schedule, Shannon Rae and 100 Proof are reaching an ever-growing audience with their unique...
February 15, 2018
Talking About Kittie’s 20th Anniversary and Upcoming Documentary/Book with Drummer Mercedes Lander
This past January, Rock Cellar attended the 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Also attending this year’s event was Mercedes Lander, co-founder and drummer of the Canadian heavy metal band...
August 14, 2017
A Supreme Conversation with the Legendary Mary Wilson
From the early ‘60s onward, The Supremes owned the pop charts, scoring hit after hit with an extraordinary run of consummately crafted songs courtesy of Motown tunesmiths Holland-Dozier-Holland. Their songs...
May 13, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Backstage with Dave Mustaine at the Hollywood Palladium
Backstage at the Hollywood Palladium, carefully choreographed chaos is taking place. Huge roadies the size of grizzly bears—only with tattoos and walkie talkies—wheel in massive cases housing guitars, drums, cables...
February 22, 2017
311 Announce New Album 'Mosaic,' Put Pre-Orders Up on PledgeMusic
The weather is warming up — or it will soon — and with it comes another new record from 311. The long-running rock/rap/reggae band announced that they’ll release a new...
February 7, 2017
Stone Sour, Slipknot and the Value of Taking Chances: A Chat with Corey Taylor
For the past two decades, Corey Taylor has been the ringleader of the metal band Slipknot. He’s also, even before Slipknot, been the lead singer of the hard-rock band Stone...
February 1, 2017
L.A.'s King Washington Announce New Album, Premiere Lead Single 'My Reflection' — Listen
Get ready for a big year from Los Angeles-based indie/rock band King Washington, longtime favorites of this website. The group, whose music calls to mind inspirations as eclectic as the Beatles,...
January 23, 2017
Exclusive: Corey Taylor Reveals Details About Stone Sour's Upcoming Album, 'Hydrograd'
This past weekend at the 2017 NAMM Show, Rock Cellar had the exclusive opportunity to sit down with Corey Taylor, front man of hard rock/metal bands Slipknot and Stone Sour,...
July 19, 2016
Watch Sting (and the Bandoleros) Perform 'Next to You' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
Sting is a busy man these days, out on the road with Peter Gabriel and working on a new solo album. Earlier this week, the Police main man paid a...
March 6, 2015
Going ‘Off the Score’ with Stewart Copeland: The Interview
Stewart Copeland is many things: accomplished, world-class drummer with the Police, songwriter, composer, filmmaker, and public speaker. Naturally, the chance to speak with him one-on-one is an undeniable treat, so we...
June 6, 2014
Learning How to Smile with Everclear’s Art Alexakis (Interview)
Singer/songwriter Art Alexakis has fronted the alternative/rock band Everclear for more than twenty years, achieving huge mainstream success with singles such as Father of Mine, Wonderful, Santa Monica, Rock Star,...
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...
September 2, 2011
Sinéad O’Connor Wants A Man. We Want That New Record.
The news this week is all about how Sinéad O’Connor has been trolling the internet in a comical and desperate search for a sexual companion. Her own website outlines (in...