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Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Peart, One Year Later: Rush Drummer Remembered by Widow Carrie and Band Mates Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson in ‘Rolling Stone’ Chat
January 7, 2021
Neil Peart, One Year Later: Rush Drummer Remembered by Widow Carrie and Band Mates Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson in ‘Rolling Stone’ Chat

Today, Jan. 7, 2021, marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of Neil Peart, the highly esteemed drummer of Canadian prog-rock trio Rush. His death at age 67 came after...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Peart’s ‘2112’ Drum Kit Can Be Yours (for an Estimated $80k-$120k) in a New Auction from Bonhams
November 23, 2020
Neil Peart’s ‘2112’ Drum Kit Can Be Yours (for an Estimated $80k-$120k) in a New Auction from Bonhams

If you’re an avid fan of late Rush drummer  Neil Peart and are interested in the ultimate piece of Peart-related history, a new ‘Music Memorabilia’ auction from English auction house...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, More
September 11, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 9/12: Neil Peart Tribute Live Stream Event ft. Stewart Copeland, Chad Smith, Taylor Hawkins, Cindy Blackman-Santana & More
September 9, 2020
9/12: Neil Peart Tribute Live Stream Event ft. Stewart Copeland, Chad Smith, Taylor Hawkins, Cindy Blackman-Santana & More

This weekend, a star-studded live stream tribute honoring the late, great Neil Peart of Rush will take place, bringing together several drum legends as they all pay their respects to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Rush: Watch an Animated, Conceptual Video for ‘The Spirit of Radio,’ an Homage to Late Drummer Neil Peart
June 12, 2020
New from Rush: Watch an Animated, Conceptual Video for ‘The Spirit of Radio,’ an Homage to Late Drummer Neil Peart

Last week, Rush released a 40th anniversary edition of 1980’s Permanent Waves, a landmark achievement in the Canadian prog-rock trio‘s career. On Friday, Rush premiered a new music video for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Lifeson of Rush Doesn’t Feel ‘Inspired or Motivated’ to Play Guitar After Neil Peart’s Passing
June 3, 2020
Alex Lifeson of Rush Doesn’t Feel ‘Inspired or Motivated’ to Play Guitar After Neil Peart’s Passing

For any group of musicians, resuming work as a musical entity after the death of a band mate can be an insurmountable task — even more so if the deceased...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Family of Neil Peart Planning ‘A Night For Neil — The Neil Peart Memorial Celebration 2020’ Concert Event in May
February 24, 2020
Family of Neil Peart Planning ‘A Night For Neil — The Neil Peart Memorial Celebration 2020’ Concert Event in May

Meridian Centre, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada will be the location of a special concert event paying tribute to late Rush drummer Neil Peart, who passed away in January after a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch an Epic Neil Peart + Rush Drum Tribute Break Out at Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training
February 20, 2020
Watch an Epic Neil Peart + Rush Drum Tribute Break Out at Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training

Spring Training is the time of the year when Major League Baseball teams convene at their spring facilities in Arizona or Florida to prepare for the season ahead — and,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GRAMMY Awards Highlights: Tool Dedicates Win to Neil Peart, Other Key Wins and Moments from 2020 Awards Ceremony
January 27, 2020
GRAMMY Awards Highlights: Tool Dedicates Win to Neil Peart, Other Key Wins and Moments from 2020 Awards Ceremony

On Sunday night, the GRAMMY Awards took place at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The night was conducted under a heavy weight, given the shocking death of Lakers star Kobe...

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 | Neil Peart of Rush: The World’s Audience (The Interview)
December 10, 2014
Neil Peart of Rush: The World’s Audience (The Interview)

Neil Peart is widely regarded as one of the greatest — if not the greatest — drummers in rock history. But the stickman for genre-defining Canadian prog-rockers Rush does not carry himself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Best of Many Incredible Moments from Foo Fighters’ All-Star Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert in Los Angeles
September 28, 2022
The Best of Many Incredible Moments from Foo Fighters’ All-Star Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert in Los Angeles

At one point during the six-hour tribute concert to drummer Taylor Hawkins put on by his Foo Fighters band mates on Tuesday night at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Rush’s Geddy Lee + Alex Lifeson Play “Closer to the Heart” with Primus at ‘South Park’ 25th Anniversary
August 11, 2022
Watch Rush’s Geddy Lee + Alex Lifeson Play “Closer to the Heart” with Primus at ‘South Park’ 25th Anniversary

Wednesday night, something significant transpired at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado: Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson and bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee reunited on stage to play a song together at a special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peace and Love, Ringo Starr is 82! A Toast to the Famed Beatles Icon on His Birthday
July 7, 2022
Peace and Love, Ringo Starr is 82! A Toast to the Famed Beatles Icon on His Birthday

While there are many acclaimed technical drummers in commercial rock music — names like Neil Peart of Rush and Stewart Copeland of The Police to name just two — the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush ‘Moving Pictures’ 40th Anniversary Edition Coming 4/15 (Preview/Pre-Order)
April 11, 2022
Rush ‘Moving Pictures’ 40th Anniversary Edition Coming 4/15 (Preview/Pre-Order)

Their eighth album, Moving Pictures firmly established Rush and the Canadian prog-rock trio‘s place in history after its release in 1981. The record spawned now-classic anthems like “Tom Sawyer” and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more
March 28, 2022
RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more

Friday night’s devastating news that Taylor Hawkins was found dead in his hotel room in Colombia at age 50 was met with unimaginable shock and grief from all corners of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview a New Rush Pinball Machine with 16 Songs, Lighting Effects and a Custom ‘Clockwork Angels’ Clock
January 4, 2022
Preview a New Rush Pinball Machine with 16 Songs, Lighting Effects and a Custom ‘Clockwork Angels’ Clock

Ever dreamed of being a pinball wizard on a machine themed around the dynamic sounds of prog-rock masters Rush? Thanks to Stern Pinball, Inc., you can. On Tuesday, the company...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush Left ‘Speechless’ by Ohio State Marching Band’s Incredible Halftime Tribute Medley (Watch)
October 12, 2021
Rush Left ‘Speechless’ by Ohio State Marching Band’s Incredible Halftime Tribute Medley (Watch)

If you find yourself at an Ohio State Buckeyes college football game anytime soon, don’t use halftime as a chance to get up and stretch your legs — you might...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs By Classic Rock Trios
October 11, 2021
Top 11 Songs By Classic Rock Trios

“In the Police, in a trio situation—which I’ve come back to now—it’s just so wide open that it does actually provide this arena where you can play with a certain...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 68th Birthday to Rush Bassist/Vocalist and All-Around Icon, Geddy Lee!
July 29, 2021
Happy 68th Birthday to Rush Bassist/Vocalist and All-Around Icon, Geddy Lee!

This post first ran in July 2020 to commemorate the 67th birthday of Geddy Lee. It’s been updated now for 2021. Rush made a lot of noise with just three...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Lifeson of Rush Debuts New Epiphone Les Paul Standard Axcess Guitar and Two Brand New Songs
June 15, 2021
Alex Lifeson of Rush Debuts New Epiphone Les Paul Standard Axcess Guitar and Two Brand New Songs

The Alex Lifeson Epiphone Les Paul Standard Axcess electric guitar is a new collaboration between the famed Rush guitarist and the guitar company, as officially unveiled on Tuesday. The special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (GIVEAWAY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a Rush Vinyl Wall Clock
February 9, 2021
(GIVEAWAY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a Rush Vinyl Wall Clock

The giveaway entry period is now closed. Thank you! Rush. The name alone elicits awe, the Canadian prog-rock trio having cast a shadow of influence and reverence that will never...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020
December 22, 2020
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2021 (and hopefully a return to our “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic made impossible...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr at 80: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer for His Birthday
July 7, 2020
Ringo Starr at 80: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer for His Birthday

Note: This piece originally ran in 2019, in honor of the 79th birthday of Ringo Starr. For his 80th on July 7, 2020, be sure to watch Ringo’s Big Birthday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush ‘Permanent Waves’ Cover Artist Hugh Syme Details Origins of the LP’s Iconic Imagery in New Animated Video
June 25, 2020
Rush ‘Permanent Waves’ Cover Artist Hugh Syme Details Origins of the LP’s Iconic Imagery in New Animated Video

Permanent Waves was an important release by Rush back in 1980, and the album celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The prog-rock band has been celebrating accordingly, releasing a special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush ‘Permanent Waves’ Expanded 40th Anniversary Edition, Available Now (Listen)
June 4, 2020
Rush ‘Permanent Waves’ Expanded 40th Anniversary Edition, Available Now (Listen)

In 1980, Rush released its seventh studio album, and Permanent Waves would go on to be the Canadian prog/rock trio‘s most successful album at the time. 2020 marks the record’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tool Announce Spring Tour Dates, After Finally Debuting the Grammy-Winning Song ‘7empest’ Live in Australia
February 24, 2020
Tool Announce Spring Tour Dates, After Finally Debuting the Grammy-Winning Song ‘7empest’ Live in Australia

Last week, prog-metal masters Tool surprised fans by unleashing the very first public live performance of “7empest,” the dramatic, sprawling track that closes the band’s 2019 album Fear Inoculum (not including...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Primus to Toast Rush with ‘A Tribute to Kings’ 40+ Date Tour with Wolfmother, the Sword and Battles
February 18, 2020
Primus to Toast Rush with ‘A Tribute to Kings’ 40+ Date Tour with Wolfmother, the Sword and Battles

This summer, Les Claypool and Primus will head out on a 40+ date North American tour — but this won’t just be any tour. With a special emphasis on paying...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush: 40th Anniversary Reissue of ‘Permanent Waves’ Coming on March 27 (Preview)
February 13, 2020
Rush: 40th Anniversary Reissue of ‘Permanent Waves’ Coming on March 27 (Preview)

Permanent Waves was the seventh studio album from Canadian prog-rock masters Rush. Originally released in January 1980, the record was the group’s most successful at the time of its release,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr at 79: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer
July 11, 2019
Ringo Starr at 79: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer

While there are many acclaimed technical drummers in commercial rock music, Neil Peart of Rush, Stewart Copeland of The Police to name a few, Ringo Starr’s exceptional work as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Rush’s New Movie ‘Cinema Strangiato,’ in Theaters for One Night Only 8/21
June 20, 2019
Preview Rush’s New Movie ‘Cinema Strangiato,’ in Theaters for One Night Only 8/21

Cinema Strangiato is the name of a new film put together by Canadian prog-rock heroes Rush that will screen in theaters for one night only on Wednesday August 21. Taking...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Rush Graphic Novel Detailing the Making of ‘A Farewell to Kings’ is Coming
April 17, 2019
A Rush Graphic Novel Detailing the Making of ‘A Farewell to Kings’ is Coming

Rush’s A Farewell to Kings, the Canadian prog/rock band‘s fifth full-length album released in 1977, was a landmark achievement for the iconic group — and its conception is the focus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rush: Wandering The Face Of The Earth: The Official Touring History’ Book Coming in October
March 11, 2019
‘Rush: Wandering The Face Of The Earth: The Official Touring History’ Book Coming in October

For decades, Canadian power trio/prog-rock legends Rush toured the globe with their unmistakable sound and relentlessly unique style, amassing an audience of millions and establishing themselves as undisputed legends of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RockCellarTV: One-On-One with Stewart Copeland of the Police
July 12, 2018
RockCellarTV: One-On-One with Stewart Copeland of the Police

From July 16-22, HDNET Movies will air Classic Rock Week, a run of 19 music documentaries hosted and narrated by Stewart Copeland — legendary drummer of the Police and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dual Q&A: Ambrosia's Burleigh Drummond and Player's Peter Beckett
September 8, 2016
Dual Q&A: Ambrosia's Burleigh Drummond and Player's Peter Beckett

The term “Yacht Rock” was created by music critics to describe the smooth commercial and in their words, slightly cheesy sound of a litany of successful late ‘70s pop/rock acts....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Going ‘Off the Score’ with Stewart Copeland: The Interview
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush’s “Clockwork Angels” – The Steampunk Novel
November 2, 2012
Rush’s “Clockwork Angels” – The Steampunk Novel

The new novel Clockwork Angels begins with the line: “The best place to start an adventure is with a quiet, perfect life…and someone who realizes that it can’t possibly be enough....

Rock Cellar Magazine | June Album Reviews
June 11, 2012
June Album Reviews

Fiona Apple Rush Smashing Pumpkins The Cult The Beach Boys Translator Giant Giant Sand Maroon 5 Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel… The exhausting title of Fiona Apple’s new album, The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Christopher Cross Congratulates Billie Eilish for Tying His Previously Untouchable GRAMMY Awards Record
January 27, 2020
Christopher Cross Congratulates Billie Eilish for Tying His Previously Untouchable GRAMMY Awards Record

Pop superstar Billie Eilish had an amazing night at the GRAMMY Awards this past Sunday. Nominated for six awards, she took home five as a result of the groundbreaking success...