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Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Night Ranger Returns with New Studio Album, ‘ATBPO’ — Listen
August 6, 2021
Out Now: Night Ranger Returns with New Studio Album, ‘ATBPO’ — Listen

Today, Aug. 6, Night Ranger (known around the world for classic tracks like “Sister Christian”, “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me” and “When You Close Your Eyes,” among others) returned...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Night Ranger Shares Video for “Bring It All Home To Me” — New Album ‘ATBPO’ Coming 8/6
June 28, 2021
Night Ranger Shares Video for “Bring It All Home To Me” — New Album ‘ATBPO’ Coming 8/6

On Aug. 6, Night Ranger will return with ATBPO, the long-running band‘s 12th studio album and the first since 2017’s Don’t Let Up, via Frontiers Music Srl. The band recently debuted a roaring music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Night Ranger Roars Back with the Guitar-Heavy “Breakout,” New Album ‘ATBPO’ Coming 8/6
May 24, 2021
Night Ranger Roars Back with the Guitar-Heavy “Breakout,” New Album ‘ATBPO’ Coming 8/6

On Aug. 6, Night Ranger will return with ATBPO, the long-running band‘s 12th studio album and the first since 2017’s Don’t Let Up, via Frontiers Music Srl. ATBPO stands for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar & the Circle, Whitesnake and Night Ranger to Head Out on Summer 2020 Tour
January 27, 2020
Sammy Hagar & the Circle, Whitesnake and Night Ranger to Head Out on Summer 2020 Tour

Yet another grouping of top-tier classic rock acts will head out on a tour this summer. Announced on Monday, this big-ticket tour will feature Sammy Hagar & the Circle, Whitesnake...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica “Totally Blown Away” with How ‘Stranger Things’ Utilized “Master of Puppets” in Season 4 Finale
July 6, 2022
Metallica “Totally Blown Away” with How ‘Stranger Things’ Utilized “Master of Puppets” in Season 4 Finale

“Master of Puppets” remains one of the most well-known and widely beloved songs from Metallica — a “calling card” of the thrash metal titans‘ career, if you will, arguably one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Two Nights of Cathartic Campfire Singalongs with Phoebe Bridgers and Friends at the Greek Theatre in LA
October 25, 2021
Recap: Two Nights of Cathartic Campfire Singalongs with Phoebe Bridgers and Friends at the Greek Theatre in LA

“Some of my songs are about having depression. Some of my songs are about having depression on tour. And most of my songs are about having depression in Los Angeles.”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tonight 9/17: Watch the ‘Six String Salute’ Virtual Concert Benefiting Crew Nation (ft. Steve Vai, Joel Hoekstra, Halestorm, Nita Strauss and More)
September 17, 2020
Tonight 9/17: Watch the ‘Six String Salute’ Virtual Concert Benefiting Crew Nation (ft. Steve Vai, Joel Hoekstra, Halestorm, Nita Strauss and More)

Tonight, Sept. 17, a gathering of some of the best guitarists currently making music will join forces for a virtual concert benefiting Crew Nation, Live Nation’s global relief fund for...

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 | The Opioid Crisis, Clean Living and Three Dog Night: Chuck Negron Q&A
August 3, 2018
The Opioid Crisis, Clean Living and Three Dog Night: Chuck Negron Q&A

In almost any interview with Three Dog Night vocalist Chuck Negron, the conversation inevitably turns to drugs, their abuse, and redemption. Negron famously became a heroin addict at the height...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and More
September 17, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and 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 while staying safe from the threat of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar is Throwing a Two-Day Car Show/Music Festival on the Beach in Southern California in September
May 15, 2019
Sammy Hagar is Throwing a Two-Day Car Show/Music Festival on the Beach in Southern California in September

Sammy Hagar is throwing a party — and Sammy Hagar’s High Tide Beach Party and Car Show is precisely what its name suggests: A boisterous blend of rock and roll,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar & the Circle’s Debut Concept Album ‘Space Between’ is Out Now (Listen)
May 10, 2019
Sammy Hagar & the Circle’s Debut Concept Album ‘Space Between’ is Out Now (Listen)

After a few years of being together, touring and releasing a live record, Sammy Hagar & the Circle have released their debut studio album — Space Between is now available,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Affirmation,’ Another Loud New Song from Sammy Hagar and the Circle’s Debut LP Out 5/10
May 7, 2019
Stream ‘Affirmation,’ Another Loud New Song from Sammy Hagar and the Circle’s Debut LP Out 5/10

This Friday, May 10, Sammy Hagar and the Circle will release The Space Between, the debut full-length album from the project, which features ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony, drummer Jason...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q and A: Guitarist Joel Hoekstra on the Making of Whitesnake’s New Album, ‘Flesh and Blood’
May 1, 2019
Q and A: Guitarist Joel Hoekstra on the Making of Whitesnake’s New Album, ‘Flesh and Blood’

After a brief hiatus, during which David Coverdale dropped hints of possible retirement, he has reassembled Whitesnake, and the classic hard rock band has launched  a full-scale sonic assault with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Sammy Hagar and the Circle’s Cautionary New Music Video for ‘Can’t Hang’
April 9, 2019
Watch Sammy Hagar and the Circle’s Cautionary New Music Video for ‘Can’t Hang’

On May 10, Sammy Hagar and the Circle will release The Space Between, the debut full-length album from the project, which features ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony, drummer Jason Bonham...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Trust Fund Baby,’ from Sammy Hagar and the Circle’s New Album ‘The Space Between’ Out 5/10
February 4, 2019
Hear ‘Trust Fund Baby,’ from Sammy Hagar and the Circle’s New Album ‘The Space Between’ Out 5/10

Rock and roll icon Sammy Hagar has been hard at work with his newest project, the Circle, a collaboration with fellow ex-Van Halen member Michael Anthony (bass), drummer Jason Bonham...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Steve Lukather and Toto
June 19, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Steve Lukather and Toto

During Steve Lukather’s 40+ years as a guitar player and professional musician, he has done some stuff and seen some things. Some remarkable, insane, unbelievable things. Here are just a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Rock Roundtable
November 10, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Rock Roundtable

Veteran rock journalist Steve Rosen details his ambitious Rock Roundtable, a group interview with five key guitarists of the hard rock realm in this month’s Behind the Curtain…Photo by: Glen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Blue-Eyed Soul Songs
August 12, 2022
Top 11 Blue-Eyed Soul Songs

Daryl Hall on the term “Blue-Eyed Soul”: “I f****** hate it; it’s a racist term… if you’re a white guy and you’re singing or playing in a black idiom, it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Hit Songs That Caused Controversy
July 12, 2022
Top 11 Hit Songs That Caused Controversy

“Michael Jackson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It caused quite a controversy, because his nose isn’t eligible for another fifteen years.” — Conan O’Brien “This...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: ‘F*** America, I’m F****** Renouncing My Citizenship’ at London Gig
June 27, 2022
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: ‘F*** America, I’m F****** Renouncing My Citizenship’ at London Gig

“Fuck America. I’m fucking renouncing my citizenship. I’m fucking coming here, there’s just too much fucking stupid in the world to go back to that miserable fucking excuse for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Life Lessons with John Waite: ‘It’s OK to Be Ambitious and Get to the Top of the Mountain, but What Are You Going to Do When You Get There?’
June 13, 2022
Life Lessons with John Waite: ‘It’s OK to Be Ambitious and Get to the Top of the Mountain, but What Are You Going to Do When You Get There?’

Anything, a new four-song EP from John Waite, demonstrates why he remains one of the most dynamic and authentic rock and roll singers of all time. With his stellar work...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talking Star Wars with the Hosts of “Thank the Maker: A Star Wars Podcast” (at Star Wars Celebration 2022)
June 9, 2022
Talking Star Wars with the Hosts of “Thank the Maker: A Star Wars Podcast” (at Star Wars Celebration 2022)

This past May 26-29, scum and villainy from across the galaxy convened at the Anaheim Convention Center for Star Wars Celebration, a massive convention celebrating all things Lucasfilm (and Lucasfilm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch Rock Cellar at The NAMM Show in Anaheim This June 3-5 (Hall C, Booth No. 7029)
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview a New ‘Holy Diver’ Reissue Commemorating Ronnie James Dio’s 80th Birthday (Out 7/8)
May 20, 2022
Preview a New ‘Holy Diver’ Reissue Commemorating Ronnie James Dio’s 80th Birthday (Out 7/8)

Just in time for the late heavy metal icon‘s 80th birthday on July 10, Rhino Records will toast Ronnie James Dio with an expanded reissue of Dio’s 1983 debut album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs from Bands Named After Food
May 13, 2022
Top 11 Songs from Bands Named After Food

Bread, Hot Chocolate, Cream, Vanilla Fudge, Hot Butter, and more — no, not your grocery list, our Top 11 Songs from Bands Named After Food. “My doctor told me I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zappa Band Announces First-Ever Headlining Tour for June 2022
May 10, 2022
The Zappa Band Announces First-Ever Headlining Tour for June 2022

This June, members of The Zappa Band will gather for their first-ever headlining tour, a run of shows featuring an ensemble of musicians, most of them former members of Frank...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Wallows to Spiritualized, Phoebe Bridgers and Beyond: The Best Rock/Indie Sets of Coachella 2022 Weekend 2 (Recap/Photos)
April 26, 2022
From Wallows to Spiritualized, Phoebe Bridgers and Beyond: The Best Rock/Indie Sets of Coachella 2022 Weekend 2 (Recap/Photos)

Harry Styles had just started his headlining set at the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival last Friday in Indio, Calif., when he encouraged the massive...

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 | Top 11 Songs with Memorable Harmonica Parts
April 11, 2022
Top 11 Songs with Memorable Harmonica Parts

“I play the harmonica. The only way I can play is if I get my car going really fast, and stick it out the window.” —Steven Wright “I Guess That’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Going to Coachella 2022 (or Watching the Live Stream)? Don’t Miss These 21 Acts Across All Stages
April 6, 2022
Going to Coachella 2022 (or Watching the Live Stream)? Don’t Miss These 21 Acts Across All Stages

This article spotlighting acts to catch at Coachella was first written for the 2020 event, but it has now been updated to reflect the 2022 lineup and details.  Headliners. When...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gilbert O’Sullivan Q&A: On His First U.S. Tour in Nearly 50 Years(!), a ‘Good Song’ vs. a ‘Hit’ and Beyond
March 1, 2022
Gilbert O’Sullivan Q&A: On His First U.S. Tour in Nearly 50 Years(!), a ‘Good Song’ vs. a ‘Hit’ and Beyond

Boasting classic hits such as “Alone Again (Naturally),” “Get Down,” “Out Of The Question” and “Clair,” anybody with an ear tuned to the wondrous songs blasting out on AM radio...

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 | Lensing the Legends: Sherry Rayn Barnett Visually Captures the Essence of Music
January 10, 2022
Lensing the Legends: Sherry Rayn Barnett Visually Captures the Essence of Music

In her exquisite new book Eye of the Music, The Photography of Sherry Rayn Barnett, New York to LA, 1969-1989, the eponymous shutterbug chronicles the music scene coast-to-coast for two...

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 | Billy Bragg Q&A: On His New Album, Activism and the Perils of Cynicism (“That’s Our Greatest Enemy”)
October 26, 2021
Billy Bragg Q&A: On His New Album, Activism and the Perils of Cynicism (“That’s Our Greatest Enemy”)

According to Billy Bragg himself, “the Venn diagram of a good Billy Bragg song shows an overlap between the personal and the political.”  That’s been his philosophy since his debut...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Don Broco Unleashes ‘Amazing Things,’ Another Uniquely Unpredictable Sonic Experience (Listen)
October 22, 2021
Out Now: Don Broco Unleashes ‘Amazing Things,’ Another Uniquely Unpredictable Sonic Experience (Listen)

There is no musical act out there quite like Don Broco. Mashing styles together in a way that helps the group sound fiercely original, these guys really have set forth...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Julien Baker Join Phoebe Bridgers for a Few Songs at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley
October 18, 2021
Watch Julien Baker Join Phoebe Bridgers for a Few Songs at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley

This past weekend, Phoebe Bridgers continued her anticipated tour in support of 2020’s Punisher record with a sold-out show at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley. Announced at the last minute...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Phoebe Bridgers and Rob Moose Stop By ‘Kimmel’ in Space Suits to Play “Moon Song”
October 13, 2021
Watch Phoebe Bridgers and Rob Moose Stop By ‘Kimmel’ in Space Suits to Play “Moon Song”

With her big headlining tour wrapping up soon, Phoebe Bridgers paid a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday night to perform “Moon Song,” from her breakthrough 2020 album Punisher....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Todd Rundgren Q&A: Space Travel, Mortality, Revisiting His Past on the Road and the Rock Hall
October 11, 2021
Todd Rundgren Q&A: Space Travel, Mortality, Revisiting His Past on the Road and the Rock Hall

For more than  50 years, Todd Rundgren has proven to be a true musical wunderkind, blessed with dazzling skills as a singer, instrumentalist, songwriter and arranger with his bands The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Van Zandt Q&A: On New Memoir, ‘The Sopranos’ and the Inside Story of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Studio Sessions
October 7, 2021
Steven Van Zandt Q&A: On New Memoir, ‘The Sopranos’ and the Inside Story of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Studio Sessions

Steven Van Zandt, better known as “Miami Steve” or “Little Steven,” is one of hardest working musicians in the music business and one of its most colorful characters. A Hall...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet) Gets Reflective on ‘In Solo’ (“A Scrapbook About a Man of My Age Trying to Join the Dots in His Life”)
July 13, 2021
Q&A: Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet) Gets Reflective on ‘In Solo’ (“A Scrapbook About a Man of My Age Trying to Join the Dots in His Life”)

Gary Kemp helped soundtrack the MTV-era as the principal songwriter of 1980s mega-stars Spandau Ballet. The hits he penned for the band — “Through the Barricades,” “Only When You Leave,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Trapper Schoepp’s ‘May Day’ Q&A: Singer/Songwriter Talks New Album, Collaborating with Bob Dylan & More
May 21, 2021
Trapper Schoepp’s ‘May Day’ Q&A: Singer/Songwriter Talks New Album, Collaborating with Bob Dylan & More

Trapper Schoepp came to international prominence, not surprisingly, when he collaborated with Bob Dylan. The song, “On, Wisconsin,” paired a discarded Dylan lyric from 1961 with Schoepp’s music and killer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center
April 8, 2021
Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center

“To those who have been given much, much is expected.” Jesus, Luke 12:48 In our celebrity-worshipping society, some public figures who have attained fame, wealth and power use their privileged position...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Makes Her ‘SNL’ Debut with ‘Kyoto’ & ‘I Know the End’ (and a Guitar Smash!)
February 6, 2021
Phoebe Bridgers Makes Her ‘SNL’ Debut with ‘Kyoto’ & ‘I Know the End’ (and a Guitar Smash!)

Phoebe Bridgers has enjoyed an abundance of attention over the past few years, with her acclaimed (and especially well deserving) 2020 album Punisher increasing the Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter‘s profile a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Unforgettable Jimi Hendrix Stories from Musicians Lucky Enough to Watch Him Play
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson’s ‘Fanatic’ Epiphone Guitar Available Now; Honoree of 2021 She Rocks Awards 1/22, Part of NAMM Believe in Music Week
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Phoebe Bridgers Sing ‘Kyoto’ from Her Bed for ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’
December 17, 2020
Watch Phoebe Bridgers Sing ‘Kyoto’ from Her Bed for ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’

On “I Know the End,” the rousing closing track on Phoebe Bridgers‘ excellent 2020 album Punisher, she says When I get back I’ll lay around/And I’ll get up and lay...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Phoebe Bridgers & a Player Piano Perform ‘Savior Complex’ to Two Dogs in a Dusty Christmas Room
December 3, 2020
Watch Phoebe Bridgers & a Player Piano Perform ‘Savior Complex’ to Two Dogs in a Dusty Christmas Room

Phoebe Bridgers is riding high these days. The singer/songwriter received four GRAMMY nominations last week (Best New Artist, Best Alternative Music Album, Best Rock Performance, and Best Rock Song), the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Smashing Pumpkins Unleash Ambitious Double-Album, ‘Cyr’ (Listen/Buy)
November 27, 2020
Out Now: Smashing Pumpkins Unleash Ambitious Double-Album, ‘Cyr’ (Listen/Buy)

After weeks of heavy promotion and premiering nearly half of a new double-album, Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins have officially released Cyr, a 20-track opus that was unleashed to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 72nd Annual Emmy Nominations Announced — Awards Show Scheduled for 9/20 (as Virtual Event)
July 28, 2020
72nd Annual Emmy Nominations Announced — Awards Show Scheduled for 9/20 (as Virtual Event)

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic having thrown the world into chaos and affecting the entertainment industry in ways few expected, the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards are still on schedule to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch an Intimate My Chemical Romance Concert from 2003 to Mark the 18th Anniversary of MCR’s Debut Album ‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love’
July 22, 2020
Watch an Intimate My Chemical Romance Concert from 2003 to Mark the 18th Anniversary of MCR’s Debut Album ‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love’

My Chemical Romance had huge aspirations for 2020. The revered alt/punk/rock band reunited in December 2019 for its first live gig since 2012, ending a prolonged hiatus and inspiring fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Songs for the Chaos of Life: Phoebe Bridgers Seeks Calm in Uncertainty on New Album ‘Punisher’ (Listen/Review)
June 18, 2020
Songs for the Chaos of Life: Phoebe Bridgers Seeks Calm in Uncertainty on New Album ‘Punisher’ (Listen/Review)

On “Chinese Satellite,” a song on her second full-length album, Punisher, Phoebe Bridgers asks a question that doubles as self-critique: I’ve been running around in circles Pretending to be myself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl, Fan of Live Music, Pens Emotional Column About Its Eventual Return: ‘We Need Moments That Reassure Us That We Are Not Alone’
May 11, 2020
Dave Grohl, Fan of Live Music, Pens Emotional Column About Its Eventual Return: ‘We Need Moments That Reassure Us That We Are Not Alone’

There’s a moment at any Foo Fighters gig that stands above the rest. Dave Grohl emerges, alone, with a guitar, and begins playing “Everlong,” his band’s classic tune from 1997’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 87th Birthday, Willie Nelson! Celebrate Willie with New Tribute Songs from Nathaniel Rateliff and Edie Brickell
April 29, 2020
Happy 87th Birthday, Willie Nelson! Celebrate Willie with New Tribute Songs from Nathaniel Rateliff and Edie Brickell

Today, the one and only Willie Nelson celebrates his 87th birthday — and at 5:20 p.m. EDT tonight (4/29), his archival 1976 appearance on Austin City Limits performing Red Headed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Rick Springfield from His Studio/Bunker in Southern California
April 17, 2020
A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Rick Springfield from His Studio/Bunker in Southern California

For many of us, being self-quarantined during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re following strict heath guidelines and using the extra time to finish up long abandoned projects or simply taking stock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Martin Has Been Spending His Isolation Playing Incredibly Soothing Banjo Solos
April 16, 2020
Steve Martin Has Been Spending His Isolation Playing Incredibly Soothing Banjo Solos

You know Steve Martin as a comedy icon, his irreverent standup routines putting him on the map in the 1970s and his Saturday Night Live hosting gigs the stuff of...

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 | New Foo Fighters Album Will ‘Bring Everyone’s F****** Hearts Together,’ According to Dave Grohl
March 11, 2020
New Foo Fighters Album Will ‘Bring Everyone’s F****** Hearts Together,’ According to Dave Grohl

The Foo Fighters have completed work on their new record, the follow-up to 2017’s Concrete and Gold — and front man Dave Grohl is *quite* excited about it. In a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seaside Rockin’ with KISS on KISS Kruise IX (Photos/Recap)
January 14, 2020
Seaside Rockin’ with KISS on KISS Kruise IX (Photos/Recap)

Time for another inside look at the KISS Kruise, the annual seaside rock and roll festival thrown by the Hottest Band in the Land … October 30th 10AM Port of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker
October 10, 2019
The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker

A faithful member of Elvis Presley’s retinue of close friends known as “The Memphis Mafia,” Marty Lacker was one of The King’s trusted friends and was instrumental in arranging Elvis’...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Jesse Malin on Finding His Stride as a Solo Artist and His New LP ‘Sunset Kids’
October 10, 2019
Q&A: Jesse Malin on Finding His Stride as a Solo Artist and His New LP ‘Sunset Kids’

D Generation were 90’s punk icons. But the band’s charismatic frontman, Jesse Malin, always seemed more than the run of the mill anarchist typically at the helm of the latter-day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the First-Ever Miles Davis Music Video, a Beautiful Animated Clip for ‘Moon Dreams,’ Influenced By Davis’ Sketches
September 27, 2019
Watch the First-Ever Miles Davis Music Video, a Beautiful Animated Clip for ‘Moon Dreams,’ Influenced By Davis’ Sketches

Some music videos are simply more astounding than others — and the new clip for Miles Davis‘ “Moon Dreams” is unlike any you’ve seen before. The result of a collaboration...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Connecting with Guitar God George Lynch, Circa 1987
September 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Connecting with Guitar God George Lynch, Circa 1987

For this month’s Behind the Curtain entry, Steve Rosen recounts his experience interviewing — and connecting with — George Lynch, then of Dokken, in 1987.  In the early 1980s, glam...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Doug Clifford on CCR’s Woodstock Performance Finally Seeing the Light of Day
August 1, 2019
Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Doug Clifford on CCR’s Woodstock Performance Finally Seeing the Light of Day

In an unprecedented span of just four years between 1968-1972, Creedence Clearwater Revival owned the record charts, selling more records than the Beatles for two years in a row (1969...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Santana Bring His New Album ‘Africa Speaks’ to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ with Some Performances
June 19, 2019
Watch Santana Bring His New Album ‘Africa Speaks’ to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ with Some Performances

On Tuesday night, Carlos Santana, his backing band and Spanish singer Buika brought the sounds of the new Santana album, Africa Speaks, to Jimmy Kimmel Live‘s Hollywood stage for some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead on the Power of Live Music: ‘When You Play to Real People, Man, That’s Where It’s At’ (Q&A)
May 30, 2019
Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead on the Power of Live Music: ‘When You Play to Real People, Man, That’s Where It’s At’ (Q&A)

Along with Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann was the heartbeat of the Grateful Dead for more than thirty years. After more ups and downs than any band should have to endure,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Director Andrew Slater on Bringing the Laurel Canyon Scene to the Big Screen
May 20, 2019
Q&A: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Director Andrew Slater on Bringing the Laurel Canyon Scene to the Big Screen

The “Canyon” referred to in the title of Andrew Slater’s Echo in the Canyon is Laurel Canyon. The co-writer/director’s 82-minute nonfiction film explores the music scene that emerged out of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Summer of Sorcery,’ the New Album from Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul
May 3, 2019
Out Now: ‘Summer of Sorcery,’ the New Album from Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul

For the first time in two decades, the man known around the music business as Little Steven has released a new album of original material with Summer of Sorcery, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)
April 10, 2019
The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)

Like their moniker, The Zombies are an unstoppable, undying musical force that refuse to go off quietly in the still of the night. Championed by the likes of Tom Petty,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Covers of Bob Dylan Songs
April 10, 2019
Top 11 Covers of Bob Dylan Songs

“If I wasn’t Bob Dylan, I’d probably think that Bob Dylan has a lot of answers myself.” — Bob Dylan “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right” by the Wonder Who?...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Seger Recalls Opening for KISS in the 1970s and the Stories Behind His Most Celebrated Songs (The Interview)
March 13, 2019
Bob Seger Recalls Opening for KISS in the 1970s and the Stories Behind His Most Celebrated Songs (The Interview)

73-year-old Bob Seger is in the middle of his farewell tour, signifying the finish of a spectacular performing career that has led him to the status he is today of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine: 1929-2019
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Brian Whelan
September 24, 2018
Turn Me On: Brian Whelan

Since leaving Dwight Yoakam’s band in 2015, Americana singer/songwriter Brian Whelan and former member of indie rock band The Broken West has continued to tour as a sideman and solo artist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson’s Ultimate Musical Tribute to Those ‘Immortal’ Musicians We’ve Lost (Q&A)
September 11, 2018
Ann Wilson’s Ultimate Musical Tribute to Those ‘Immortal’ Musicians We’ve Lost (Q&A)

Doing a cover song or a full album of covers can be problematic. The unadventurous ones fall in line with minimal reinvention, and are more intent on a straight Xerox...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’
May 11, 2018
Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’

A cinematic quality surrounds several songs on The Last Few Beautiful Days, The Motels’ first new studio release in a decade. Its cover art displays a shuttered Troy, N.Y. movie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robert Plant Isn’t Looking Back Anymore (The Interview)
May 11, 2018
Robert Plant Isn’t Looking Back Anymore (The Interview)

“Someone had the great idea that if I opened for The Who, more people could hear my new work, but we promptly fell flat on our faces,” legendary singer Robert...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: The Who’s John Entwistle (Not ‘Entwhistle’)
April 13, 2018
Behind the Curtain: The Who’s John Entwistle (Not ‘Entwhistle’)

John Entwistle of The Who was the most remarkable rock bass player in history. He ranked number one on Rolling Stone’s 2011 Top Ten Bassists Of All Time poll and number...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain:  Frustrations and Challenges with Ginger Baker
March 14, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Frustrations and Challenges with Ginger Baker

Sometimes, interviews don’t go well. It’s part of the business, and as rock journalist Steve Rosen can attest in his latest Behind the Curtain entry, it happens.  I’m often asked,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Story of the Year on Their Own Terms: ‘Wolves,’ Creative Freedom, and Touring with Linkin Park in 2004
January 12, 2018
Story of the Year on Their Own Terms: ‘Wolves,’ Creative Freedom, and Touring with Linkin Park in 2004

In 2003, St. Louis-based alt/punk band Story of the Year went national thanks to their breakout album, Page Avenue, and its single “Until the Day I Die.” Their profile elevated, they shined on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: ‘Off the Wall’ with Quincy Jones
May 10, 2017
Behind the Curtain: ‘Off the Wall’ with Quincy Jones

Our latest Behind the Curtain finds Steve Rosen discussing his encounters with the great Quincy Jones … A long, long time ago when I was just a little kid rocker,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters' Chris Shiflett Readying Solo LP 'West Coast Town' for April Release; Premieres Title Track
February 1, 2017
Foo Fighters' Chris Shiflett Readying Solo LP 'West Coast Town' for April Release; Premieres Title Track

Anybody who knows anything about the Foo Fighters knows this: the individual members don’t shy away from projects outside of their globe-trotting, festival-headlining, million-selling main band. And with the Foos’...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Releasing 'Triplicate,' a Three-Disc, 30-Song Album of American Standards, on 3/31
January 31, 2017
Bob Dylan Releasing 'Triplicate,' a Three-Disc, 30-Song Album of American Standards, on 3/31

In recent years, Bob Dylan has devoted much of his studio time to recording albums of standards — and on March 31, he’ll release Triplicate. It’s the next in line...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Los Angeles Songs
September 8, 2016
Top 11 Los Angeles Songs

I don’t want to live in a city where the only cultural advantage is that you can make a right turn on a red light. – Woody Allen Despite its...

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 | Q&A with Marilyn Wilson and Ginger Blake of The Honeys
June 7, 2016
Q&A with Marilyn Wilson and Ginger Blake of The Honeys

Just like the Beach Boys, a band that featured brothers Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson and cousin Mike Love (plus Alan Jardine), ‘60s female surf group The Honeys featured two sisters, Marilyn...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cherie Currie: Return of the Queen of Noise (Interview)
May 15, 2015
Cherie Currie: Return of the Queen of Noise (Interview)

“Hello daddy, hello Mom, I’m your cherry bomb… Hello world I’m your wild girl….” Carrying on in the grand tradition of groundbreaking female rockers, Goldie & the Gingerbreads, Fanny and Suzi...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Flower Power Songs
April 7, 2015
Top 11 Flower Power Songs

  “The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.” — Alice Cooper The return of spring is a good time to look back at flower power,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)
October 3, 2013
A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)

Over delicate acoustic guitar finger-picking and a lush orchestral score, Linda Ronstadt sings, “’cause I’ve done everything I know to try and make you mine and I think I’m gonna love...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I Will Be Me: An Interview with Kinks Guitarist Dave Davies
June 27, 2013
I Will Be Me: An Interview with Kinks Guitarist Dave Davies

Founding Kinks guitarist Dave Davies talks to us about his new solo album, spirituality, and perseverance.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)
June 4, 2013
Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)

An exclusive interview with founding member of the Turtles - on his career and his new book 'Shell Shocked'.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Standing in the Shadow: Interview with Rolling Stones Producer/Manager Andrew Loog Oldham
June 4, 2013
Standing in the Shadow: Interview with Rolling Stones Producer/Manager Andrew Loog Oldham

The Stones' iconic manager/producer discusses his legacy and new book 'Stone Free'

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sir George Martin: The ‘Fifth Beatle’ Looks Back (Interview)
April 16, 2013
Sir George Martin: The ‘Fifth Beatle’ Looks Back (Interview)

Beatles producer George Martin discusses his lengthy career - and the rewarding challenges of working with the Fab Four.

Rock Cellar Magazine | March Album Reviews
March 4, 2013
March Album Reviews

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Justin Hayward Johnny Marr How to Destroy Angels Atoms for Peace Son Volt David Bowie Emmylou Harris & Rodney...

Rock Cellar Magazine | February Album Reviews
February 4, 2013
February Album Reviews

Kris Kristofferson Camper Van Beethoven Yo La Tengo New Order Bad Religion The Stone Foxes Richard Thompson My Bloody Valentine Kris Kristofferson Feeling Mortal If the United States has a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Heyday of Blood Sweat & Tears (Interview with David Clayton-Thomas)
February 1, 2013
The Heyday of Blood Sweat & Tears (Interview with David Clayton-Thomas)

Once in awhile, a replacement singer of an already-successful band can help take the entire unit to the next level of success.  Such is the case of David Clayton-Thomas. The...

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 | Wild in the Seats!
August 16, 2012
Wild in the Seats!

Movie Theaters: What is it about watching images in the dark with strangers that makes everyone do such crazy things?

Rock Cellar Magazine | ¡Viva Los Lobos! (Interview with Steve Berlin)
July 17, 2012
¡Viva Los Lobos! (Interview with Steve Berlin)

Steve Berlin of Los Lobos gives an interview detailing the band's 4-decade career, their current popularity, and working with that "f***ing idiot" Paul Simon.

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Bangles:  Still Rock’s Sweethearts
June 19, 2012
The Bangles: Still Rock’s Sweethearts

Hailed as the undisputed queens of ’60s-inspired garage rock, The Bangles are back. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of their eponymous first EP this month, the Los Angeles-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rambling with Levon: The Band’s Levon Helm & House Concerts – by Steve Wynn
July 1, 2011
Rambling with Levon: The Band’s Levon Helm & House Concerts – by Steve Wynn

I spent last Saturday night at the home of Levon Helm, hanging out with his pals, dining from a generous spread of food and then watching him lead a 12-piece...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tracy Morgan: The Hate Debate
June 15, 2011
Tracy Morgan: The Hate Debate

Pro Comedians: say what you want. Just be prepared to deal with backlash Just how far should comedians go? 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan has been the subject of much...