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Rock Cellar Magazine | The 1969 Fender Guitar Kurt Cobain Used in Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Video Sold at Auction for $4.5M
May 23, 2022
The 1969 Fender Guitar Kurt Cobain Used in Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Video Sold at Auction for $4.5M

The blue 1969 Fender Mustang Kurt Cobain of Nirvana used in his band’s genre-busting, decade-defining and legendary music video for 1991’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” just sold at auction for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 3rd Secret: Grunge Supergroup ft. Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam/Soundgarden), Kim Thayil (Soundgarden) & Krist Novoselic (Nirvana) Releases Debut LP
April 12, 2022
3rd Secret: Grunge Supergroup ft. Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam/Soundgarden), Kim Thayil (Soundgarden) & Krist Novoselic (Nirvana) Releases Debut LP

Grunge enthusiasts, take note: 3rd Secret is a secret no more. The band is a new supergroup featuring three icons of the ’90s alt/rock scene, among them drummer Matt Cameron...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley with Nirvana & Alice in Chains’ Powerful ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sets
April 5, 2022
Remembering Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley with Nirvana & Alice in Chains’ Powerful ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sets

Today’s date, April 5, is a notorious one in the world of rock and roll, as it’s the date commemorating the passing of two of the most iconic and celebrated...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Album Cover Lawsuit Has Been Dismissed By a Judge
January 4, 2022
The Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Album Cover Lawsuit Has Been Dismissed By a Judge

Back in late August, eyebrows furled when news broke that Spencer Elden, the now 30-year-old man who was photographed as a baby in an image that would be made iconic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ 30th Anniversary Edition, Available in Multiple Formats (Stream)
November 12, 2021
Out Now: Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ 30th Anniversary Edition, Available in Multiple Formats (Stream)

Just a bit past the actual 30th anniversary of its original Sept. 24, 1991 release by Nirvana, Nevermind has now been reissued in an extended, remastered 30th Anniversary Edition, complete...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Shares Thoughts on Cutting His Hair, the Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Lawsuit and Current Music (“When I Listen To a Mitski Record, I’m Like, ‘This Blows My Mind'”)
October 27, 2021
Dave Grohl Shares Thoughts on Cutting His Hair, the Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Lawsuit and Current Music (“When I Listen To a Mitski Record, I’m Like, ‘This Blows My Mind'”)

The past few weeks have seen a flurry of interviews and attention thrown at Dave Grohl, geared around the release of his very first published memoir, The Storyteller: Tales of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nirvana ‘Nevermind’: 30th Anniversary Edition Coming Nov. 12, Featuring 70 Previously Unreleased Tracks
September 23, 2021
Nirvana ‘Nevermind’: 30th Anniversary Edition Coming Nov. 12, Featuring 70 Previously Unreleased Tracks

On Sept. 24, 1991, an album would be released that would go on to signify a stark shift in the alternative rock scene and usher in the popularization of new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Man Photographed as a Baby on Nirvana’s Iconic ‘Nevermind’ Album Cover is Suing the Band, Alleging ‘Child Pornography’
August 25, 2021
The Man Photographed as a Baby on Nirvana’s Iconic ‘Nevermind’ Album Cover is Suing the Band, Alleging ‘Child Pornography’

It’s one of the most iconic album covers ever made — but now Spencer Elden, the man photographed as an infant for what would become the artwork for Nevermind, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Surges: A Billion Spotify Streams, Malia J. Cover Featured in Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’
July 1, 2021
Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Surges: A Billion Spotify Streams, Malia J. Cover Featured in Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’

Approaching 30 years since its debut on the radio on Aug. 27, 1991, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” just continues to be an unstoppable mammoth of a song by Nirvana, one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nirvana Released ‘In Utero’ 27 Years Ago Today: Reflecting on the Challenging Follow-Up to ‘Nevermind’
September 21, 2020
Nirvana Released ‘In Utero’ 27 Years Ago Today: Reflecting on the Challenging Follow-Up to ‘Nevermind’

Note: This retrospective look back at In Utero from Nirvana originally ran in 2018.  “Teenage angst has paid off well … now I’m bored and old,” Kurt Cobain screams in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Batman’ Teaser Trailer Uses Nirvana’s Ominous ‘Something in the Way’ Perfectly
August 23, 2020
‘The Batman’ Teaser Trailer Uses Nirvana’s Ominous ‘Something in the Way’ Perfectly

On Saturday evening, the first teaser trailer for The Batman was premiered, giving people the world’s first glimpse of Robert Pattinson as the title role. The teaser trailer for the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played in Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sold for $6M+ at Auction, Breaking Records
June 22, 2020
The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played in Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sold for $6M+ at Auction, Breaking Records

Over the weekend, a crucial piece of music memorabilia from the 1990s went up for auction — and the 1959 Martin D-18E Kurt Cobain played in Nirvana‘s MTV Unplugged performance...

Rock Cellar Magazine | After Controversial Comments Lauding Trump’s Speech as ‘Strong and Direct,’ Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Clarifies: ‘I Don’t Support Fascism’
June 3, 2020
After Controversial Comments Lauding Trump’s Speech as ‘Strong and Direct,’ Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Clarifies: ‘I Don’t Support Fascism’

Krist Novoselic, bassist of Nirvana known for his political leanings (an outspoken advocate of political reform, he briefly ran for office as a county clerk in Wahkiakum County in Washington...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played During Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ is Going Up for Auction for an Estimated $1 Million
May 12, 2020
The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played During Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ is Going Up for Auction for an Estimated $1 Million

Julien’s Auctions recently announced an upcoming auction titled Music Icons, a collection of memorabilia and artifacts from a dizzying array of music legends past and present — and one of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Meet the Kids Rock Chorus, an Elementary School Chorus Transforming Classics from Pink Floyd, Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana and More
May 6, 2020
Meet the Kids Rock Chorus, an Elementary School Chorus Transforming Classics from Pink Floyd, Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana and More

Meet the Kids Rock Chorus — public school 4th & 5th graders from East Providence, Rhode Island who join together in song for pretty remarkable vocal performances. This came to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go to the Woods of Montana to Experience Dan Dubuque’s Slide Guitar Covers the Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Rage Against the Machine and Tool
April 29, 2020
Go to the Woods of Montana to Experience Dan Dubuque’s Slide Guitar Covers the Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Rage Against the Machine and Tool

Perched deep in the woods of Montana is a man named Dan Dubuque. Over the past few weeks, Dubuque (follow him on Facebook here) has uploaded a series of performances...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I Was Not Expecting Post Malone’s Nirvana Concert for COVID-19 Relief to Be THAT Great
April 27, 2020
I Was Not Expecting Post Malone’s Nirvana Concert for COVID-19 Relief to Be THAT Great

You know Post Malone as a hip-hop/pop superstar, a “Rockstar” in the general definition of the term, rather than the specific — that is, he isn’t known as a “rock”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Post Malone is Playing a Nirvana Livestream Concert on Friday 4/24 for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund
April 22, 2020
Post Malone is Playing a Nirvana Livestream Concert on Friday 4/24 for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

On Friday, April 24, Post Malone will host a special livestream concert event on YouTube geared around raising funds for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund — but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear Play Nirvana Songs with Beck and St. Vincent
January 5, 2020
Watch Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear Play Nirvana Songs with Beck and St. Vincent

Something very special took place in Los Angeles on Saturday night as part of the Heaven is Rock and Roll event, a celebration/concert honoring the Art of Elysium. One of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear of Nirvana Joining Forces Again for Los Angeles Benefit Concert
January 3, 2020
Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear of Nirvana Joining Forces Again for Los Angeles Benefit Concert

Back in October 2018, the Foo Fighters hosted their own curated music festival, Cal Jam 18, in San Bernardino, California. The night was capped off with a remarkable and eye-popping...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy One Billionth YouTube View(!!) to ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ by Nirvana
December 30, 2019
Happy One Billionth YouTube View(!!) to ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ by Nirvana

Viewed through the lens of time, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana isn’t a song. It’s a cultural moment, a marker in the history of rock music that changed everything...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Full-Album Cover of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ by Kevin Devine Does Justice to One of the Most Important Albums Ever (Listen)
November 22, 2019
This Full-Album Cover of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ by Kevin Devine Does Justice to One of the Most Important Albums Ever (Listen)

Indie/rock musician/songwriter Kevin Devine wears many hats, having performed as a solo artist and as a part of various projects over the years, earning a strong fan base and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 25th Anniversary Nirvana ‘MTV Unplugged in New York’ Reissue Out Now, with Bonus Material
November 1, 2019
25th Anniversary Nirvana ‘MTV Unplugged in New York’ Reissue Out Now, with Bonus Material

The recording of MTV Unplugged in New York by Nirvana in November 1993 was important at the time — it was the world’s biggest band in the intimate confines of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer Covered Nirvana’s ‘Lithium’ at Rock in Rio and Dave Grohl Said it Made Him Cry
October 1, 2019
Weezer Covered Nirvana’s ‘Lithium’ at Rock in Rio and Dave Grohl Said it Made Him Cry

Over the weekend, thousands of rock fans gathered in Brazil for Rock in Rio, and among the bands playing were Weezer and headliners the Foo Fighters — who really seem...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Masters Among Those Feared Lost Forever Due to the 2008 Universal Fire
June 12, 2019
Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Masters Among Those Feared Lost Forever Due to the 2008 Universal Fire

A recent New York Times story detailing the extensive damage caused by the Universal fire in 2008, which struck at Universal Studios Hollywood and resulted in the loss of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cal Jam 18: Foo Fighters and Friends Reinvent the ‘Rock Festival’ with an Unforgettable Day (and Nirvana ‘Reunion’) — Recap/Photos
October 8, 2018
Cal Jam 18: Foo Fighters and Friends Reinvent the ‘Rock Festival’ with an Unforgettable Day (and Nirvana ‘Reunion’) — Recap/Photos

To witness Cal Jam 18 in San Bernardino, Calif., was to experience rock and roll in its purest state in 2018. The Foo Fighters gathered their friends and colleagues at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Celebrating 27 Years of ‘Nevermind’ with the Best & Worst Nirvana Covers
September 24, 2018
Celebrating 27 Years of ‘Nevermind’ with the Best & Worst Nirvana Covers

27 years ago today, Nirvana‘s landmark grunge album Nevermind was released. It’s somewhat interesting to point out that its challenging predecessor, 1993’s In Utero (which just celebrated its own 25th anniversary),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’ Turns 25: Reflecting on the Challenging and Deeply Rewarding Follow-Up to ‘Nevermind’
September 21, 2018
Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’ Turns 25: Reflecting on the Challenging and Deeply Rewarding Follow-Up to ‘Nevermind’

“Teenage angst has paid off well … now I’m bored and old,” Kurt Cobain screams in the opening seconds of “Serve the Servants,” the opening track to Nirvana‘s 1993 album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mayer and Dave Chappelle Covered Nirvana and Tom Petty at LA's Hotel Cafe — Watch
January 6, 2017
John Mayer and Dave Chappelle Covered Nirvana and Tom Petty at LA's Hotel Cafe — Watch

Earlier this week, one of those ‘only in Los Angeles’ moments took place at the intimate confines of the Hotel Cafe — as John Mayer booked a surprise acoustic gig...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Butch Vig Talks Garbage, Nirvana, '90s, Producing and Wisconsin Origins on 'Celebration Rock' Podcast
June 14, 2016
Butch Vig Talks Garbage, Nirvana, '90s, Producing and Wisconsin Origins on 'Celebration Rock' Podcast

In the alt/rock world, producer/musician Butch Vig (as seen above alongside Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic) is one of the more revered figures. From producing seminal 1990s’ albums from the likes...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nirvana's "Live at the Paramount" to Air on VH1 ahead of "Nevermind" Re-Issue
September 15, 2011
Nirvana's "Live at the Paramount" to Air on VH1 ahead of "Nevermind" Re-Issue

It’s a busy month for Nirvana fans. In a few weeks, the 20th Anniversary Edition of 1991’s seminal album Nevermind will be released. Among the special events planned for Tuesday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jon Stewart to hold Q&A with Remaining Nirvana Members, Butch Vig  on Anniversary of "Nevermind"
August 29, 2011
Jon Stewart to hold Q&A with Remaining Nirvana Members, Butch Vig on Anniversary of "Nevermind"

On September 24th, former Nirvana band members Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl will join Nevermind producer Butch Vig for a Q&A session hosted by  host Jon Stewart. Sure to please...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Killing Joke vs. Nirvana – Ripped Off Riffs #3
July 13, 2011
Killing Joke vs. Nirvana – Ripped Off Riffs #3

One of Nirvana’s huge hits from Nevermind, Come As You Are features a down-tuned riff that bears a heavy resemblance to Killing Joke’s song Eighties. Killing Joke never did the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Links with Samuel Bayer for the First Time in New Video for ‘Gigaton’ Standout “Quick Escape”
July 14, 2022
Pearl Jam Links with Samuel Bayer for the First Time in New Video for ‘Gigaton’ Standout “Quick Escape”

Samuel Bayer is the man responsible for many of the most memorable and iconic music videos of the past few decades — including Nirvana‘s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” Blind Melon‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Laurence Juber Q&A: New Albums ‘Selected Blends’ and ‘Journey to My Heartland’ with Dan Foliart; Paul McCartney & Wings Memories
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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Art Alexakis Q&A: 30 Years of Everclear, Touring with MS and Being ‘Confrontationally Authentic’ (“When You’re 60, You Don’t Have to Be Nice Anymore”)
June 8, 2022
Art Alexakis Q&A: 30 Years of Everclear, Touring with MS and Being ‘Confrontationally Authentic’ (“When You’re 60, You Don’t Have to Be Nice Anymore”)

Originally recorded in a friend’s basement for $400, 1993’s World of Noise was the first release from Everclear, prior to its emergence in the mid-1990s as an alt/rock staple with era-defining radio hits like “Father...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reunited Sunny Day Real Estate Announces First Tour in 12 Years
May 16, 2022
Reunited Sunny Day Real Estate Announces First Tour in 12 Years

Sunny Day Real Estate, the massively influential and celebrated indie/rock band, will embark on its first tour in 12 years this fall. Announced on Monday, the tour comes after the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Dave Grohl’s Dream Widow EP, the Heavy Metal Band from Foo Fighters’ ‘Studio 666’ (ft. Grohl on Vox/Guitar/Bass/Drums & Fireball Ministry’s Jim Rota)
March 25, 2022
Out Now: Dave Grohl’s Dream Widow EP, the Heavy Metal Band from Foo Fighters’ ‘Studio 666’ (ft. Grohl on Vox/Guitar/Bass/Drums & Fireball Ministry’s Jim Rota)

Dream Widow was a band with big aspirations and an unseemly demise. As depicted in Studio 666, the horror/comedy film from Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters that was premiered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age and More): 1964-2022
February 22, 2022
Rest in Peace, Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age and More): 1964-2022

Mark Lanegan, an esteemed and adventurous musician whose career spanned decades, has passed away at 57 years of age. The news was announced on Tuesday, with Variety noting that while...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock Covers from Women
January 10, 2022
Top 11 Rock Covers from Women

Rock Cellar contributor Emily Herring makes her debut with her picks for the Top 11 Rock Covers from Women. 11. Ella Fitzgerald — “Can’t Buy Me Love” (The Beatles) In March...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from NHC (Dave Navarro/Taylor Hawkins/Chris Chaney): “Lazy Eyes,” Filmed at the Troubadour
December 15, 2021
New from NHC (Dave Navarro/Taylor Hawkins/Chris Chaney): “Lazy Eyes,” Filmed at the Troubadour

NHC (Dave Navarro/Taylor Hawkins/Chris Chaney) debuted a new video, "Lazy Eyes," filmed at the Troubadour in West Hollywood.

Rock Cellar Magazine | “Weird Al” Yankovic Announces 133-Date ‘The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour,’ Tickets On Sale 12/10
December 6, 2021
“Weird Al” Yankovic Announces 133-Date ‘The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour,’ Tickets On Sale 12/10

"Weird Al" Yankovic announced a huge, 133-date tour for 2022, with tickets set to go on sale starting on Dec. 10.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Highlights: Watch Taylor Swift Honor Carole King, Paul McCartney Induct Foo Fighters, Drew Barrymore Toast the Go-Go’s & More
November 1, 2021
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Highlights: Watch Taylor Swift Honor Carole King, Paul McCartney Induct Foo Fighters, Drew Barrymore Toast the Go-Go’s & More

This past Saturday night, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame‘s Class of 2021 — well, most of them, anyway — gathered in Cleveland for the official induction ceremony. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dave Grohl Thrash Along on Drums to “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from His ‘The Storyteller’ Book Tour
October 7, 2021
Watch Dave Grohl Thrash Along on Drums to “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from His ‘The Storyteller’ Book Tour

In the early pages of The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music, the new memoir from Foo Fighters and Nirvana icon Dave Grohl that was released this week, he details how...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Available Now: Dave Grohl’s Memoir, ‘The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music’ — Watch His Interview on ‘Today’
October 5, 2021
Available Now: Dave Grohl’s Memoir, ‘The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music’ — Watch His Interview on ‘Today’

Today, Oct. 5, marks the publishing date of The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music, the first-ever official memoir from Foo Fighters front man, former Nirvana drummer and two-time Rock and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Almost Joined GWAR, How His Songwriting Style Differs from Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, “Teen Spirit” vs. Rick Astley and More (via ‘Rolling Stone’)
September 28, 2021
Dave Grohl Almost Joined GWAR, How His Songwriting Style Differs from Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, “Teen Spirit” vs. Rick Astley and More (via ‘Rolling Stone’)

Dave Grohl was the focus of a recent feature in Rolling Stone from journalist Brian Hiatt, geared around the Foo Fighters being enshrined into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Announces ‘The Storyteller – Live!’ In-Person Events to Celebrate Book Launch in October
September 20, 2021
Dave Grohl Announces ‘The Storyteller – Live!’ In-Person Events to Celebrate Book Launch in October

Next month, Foo Fighters front man, former Nirvana drummer and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dave Grohl will release The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music, his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Hints at ‘Insane Prog-Rock’ Foo Fighters Record, Reveals Which Song Was Inspired by Kurt Cobain in ‘Rolling Stone’
September 15, 2021
Dave Grohl Hints at ‘Insane Prog-Rock’ Foo Fighters Record, Reveals Which Song Was Inspired by Kurt Cobain in ‘Rolling Stone’

With the Foo Fighters set to be enshrined into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame coming up on Oct. 30 — the second induction of band leader Dave Grohl,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” Hit a Billion YouTube Views: ‘The World is a Wonderful and Beautiful Place’
July 29, 2021
Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” Hit a Billion YouTube Views: ‘The World is a Wonderful and Beautiful Place’

It was just a song released on July 27, 1987, but decades later it remains unstoppable: “Never Gonna Give You Up” from English singer/songwriter Rick Astley. After its release, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fender is Bringing Back the Kurt Cobain Jag-Stang Signature Guitar
July 9, 2021
Fender is Bringing Back the Kurt Cobain Jag-Stang Signature Guitar

Among the many strong visual aesthetics one associates with late Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain, beyond the tattered clothing and unkempt hair that helped define a generation, is his Fender...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dave Grohl Co-Host ‘The Tonight Show’ with Jimmy Fallon and Get Into Some Serious Shenanigans
May 25, 2021
Watch Dave Grohl Co-Host ‘The Tonight Show’ with Jimmy Fallon and Get Into Some Serious Shenanigans

On Monday night, Jimmy Fallon co-hosted The Tonight Show with Dave Grohl, the Foo Fighters mastermind/film director/all-around insatiably busy living legend — and the pair got into some supreme silliness...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Hall of Fame 2021 Inductees: The Go-Go’s, Carole King, Todd Rundgren, Tina Turner, Foo Fighters Among Official List
May 12, 2021
Rock Hall of Fame 2021 Inductees: The Go-Go’s, Carole King, Todd Rundgren, Tina Turner, Foo Fighters Among Official List

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced this year’s list of inductees, and it’s among the most varied in quite some time. As it’s all laid out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Violet and Dave Grohl & Pals Krist Novoselic, Greg Kurstin & Dave Lombardo Cover X’s “Nausea” on ‘Kimmel’
April 28, 2021
Watch Violet and Dave Grohl & Pals Krist Novoselic, Greg Kurstin & Dave Lombardo Cover X’s “Nausea” on ‘Kimmel’

Recently, Violet Grohl and her dad, Dave Grohl, shared a cover of “Nausea,” the Los Angeles punk classic from X, a new recording attached to Dave’s documentary film, What Drives...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Eazy Sleazy’: Watch Mick Jagger + Dave Grohl’s New Song, Plus: Mick on Anti-Vaxxers (‘You Can’t Argue With These People’)
April 14, 2021
‘Eazy Sleazy’: Watch Mick Jagger + Dave Grohl’s New Song, Plus: Mick on Anti-Vaxxers (‘You Can’t Argue With These People’)

Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl. It sounds like a dream duo, and it is — and on Tuesday it was made reality with the premiere of “Eazy Sleazy,” a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Buzzworthy, Reddit-Backed Indie/Pop Band Sub-Radio Shares ’90s-Styled ‘Out of My Mind’ Video
April 8, 2021
Premiere: Buzzworthy, Reddit-Backed Indie/Pop Band Sub-Radio Shares ’90s-Styled ‘Out of My Mind’ Video

Sub-Radio is a Washington, D.C.-based indie/pop ensemble with some serious online buzz thanks to a series of live stream performances started in October on RPAN, Reddit’s open access live-streaming platform...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Wrote a Book — and ‘The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music’ is Coming in October
April 6, 2021
Dave Grohl Wrote a Book — and ‘The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music’ is Coming in October

Drummer. Front man. Pop culture icon. Dave Grohl has served many roles over the years, from his roots in the early Virginia and D.C. punk scene to his time in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Photographer  (@TheBandWasHere on Instagram) Finds the Places Where Music History Was Made (So You Don’t Have To)
December 29, 2020
This Photographer (@TheBandWasHere on Instagram) Finds the Places Where Music History Was Made (So You Don’t Have To)

For the first time since the 1980s, vinyl record sales topped CDs in 2020. Each format has its fans for its audio quality but only vinyl has the large-format front and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Foo Fighters Reminisce Over the Past 25 Years (and Roast Themselves) in New ‘Times Like Those’ Video
November 23, 2020
Watch Foo Fighters Reminisce Over the Past 25 Years (and Roast Themselves) in New ‘Times Like Those’ Video

2020 was supposed to be a big year for the Foo Fighters — it marked the 25th anniversary of when Dave Grohl officially launched his post-Nirvana band with a self-titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen: Hear the Boss Interview Dave Grohl + Eddie Vedder for Apple Music Ahead of ‘Letter to You’ Album Out 10/23
October 21, 2020
Bruce Springsteen: Hear the Boss Interview Dave Grohl + Eddie Vedder for Apple Music Ahead of ‘Letter to You’ Album Out 10/23

This Friday, Oct. 23, Bruce Springsteen will release Letter to You, an anticipated new solo album that marks his first recorded output with the E Street Band since 2014’s High...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Greta Van Fleet: Acclaimed Young Rockers Return with Rollicking ‘My Way, Soon’
October 9, 2020
New from Greta Van Fleet: Acclaimed Young Rockers Return with Rollicking ‘My Way, Soon’

The last few years have been rather eventful for Greta Van Fleet, the explosive young rock and roll band with a strong affinity for the “classic rock” sound — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stone Temple Pilots Hosting Full-Album Live Stream of 1994’s ‘Purple’ 10/16
October 7, 2020
Stone Temple Pilots Hosting Full-Album Live Stream of 1994’s ‘Purple’ 10/16

Just as the band did in late July with its 1992 album Core, alt/grunge band Stone Temple Pilots will play all of 1994’s Purple in a live stream concert scheduled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Batman’ (Starring Robert Pattinson) Pushed to 2022 as Warner Brothers Adjusts Release Calendar
October 6, 2020
‘The Batman’ (Starring Robert Pattinson) Pushed to 2022 as Warner Brothers Adjusts Release Calendar

The Batman, the gritty and dark-looking new adaptation of the DC Comics enterprise starring Robert Pattinson of Twilight fame (infamy?) has hit another road block on its planned release schedule....

Rock Cellar Magazine | 10-Year-Old Nandi Bushell Answers Dave Grohl’s Drum Challenge with Epic Video — and a Matching Flannel Shirt
September 4, 2020
10-Year-Old Nandi Bushell Answers Dave Grohl’s Drum Challenge with Epic Video — and a Matching Flannel Shirt

Earlier this week, Dave Grohl accepted a “drum battle” challenge from Nandi Bushell, a 10-year-old internet sensation whose amazing skills behind the kit have put her on the map in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reports: ‘The Batman’ Production Halted as Star Robert Pattinson Tests Positive for COVID-19
September 3, 2020
Reports: ‘The Batman’ Production Halted as Star Robert Pattinson Tests Positive for COVID-19

Robert Pattinson, star of the highly anticipated new The Batman film, has tested positive for the coronavirus, it was reported by multiple outlets on Thursday — throwing a pause into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 4 (Memories of Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan and More)
September 3, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 4 (Memories of Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan and More)

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their favorite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Accepts ‘Drum Battle’ Challenge from 10-Year-Old Drummer Nandi Bushell in Amusing Fashion
August 31, 2020
Dave Grohl Accepts ‘Drum Battle’ Challenge from 10-Year-Old Drummer Nandi Bushell in Amusing Fashion

10-year-old music prodigy Nandi Bushell is making quite a name for herself these days, uploading incredible performance videos to YouTube showing off her skills behind the drum set or playing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Biffy Clyro Bassist James Johnston on ‘A Celebration of Endings’ & Resuming Live Concerts: ‘As Soon As We’re Able to Figure It Out, We’ll Be Knocking Down the Door’
August 17, 2020
Biffy Clyro Bassist James Johnston on ‘A Celebration of Endings’ & Resuming Live Concerts: ‘As Soon As We’re Able to Figure It Out, We’ll Be Knocking Down the Door’

Biffy Clyro often enhances its hard-rock sound with orchestration. “Many of Horror,” a pop-leaning top 10 U.K. charter for the Scottish rock trio, was a prime example. The accompanying 2009...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 8/21: The Killers, Bully, Bright Eyes, Guided By Voices, Old 97’s, Lemon Twigs, More
August 17, 2020
New Music Out This Week 8/21: The Killers, Bully, Bright Eyes, Guided By Voices, Old 97’s, Lemon Twigs, More

This upcoming Friday, Aug. 21 brings 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 Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Singer/Guitarist/Actor Trini Lopez: 1937-2020 (Whom Dave Grohl Said ‘Unknowingly Helped Shape the Sound of the Foo Fighters Since Day One’)
August 12, 2020
Rest in Peace, Singer/Guitarist/Actor Trini Lopez: 1937-2020 (Whom Dave Grohl Said ‘Unknowingly Helped Shape the Sound of the Foo Fighters Since Day One’)

Earlier this week, the music world lost Trini Lopez, a versatile American singer/songwriter/actor known for a string of hit songs in the 1960s and a massive influence that is still...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Cancel ‘Van Tour’ Due to COVID-19; Dave Grohl Guests with Inara George on ‘Sex in Cars’ Charity Collaboration (Listen)
August 7, 2020
Foo Fighters Cancel ‘Van Tour’ Due to COVID-19; Dave Grohl Guests with Inara George on ‘Sex in Cars’ Charity Collaboration (Listen)

Like so many others, the Foo Fighters had pretty big plans for 2020 — plans that were dashed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The year marked the band‘s 25th anniversary,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stone Temple Pilots Hosting Full-Album Live Stream Performance of 1992’s ‘Core’ LP on 7/31 (Details/Tickets)
July 22, 2020
Stone Temple Pilots Hosting Full-Album Live Stream Performance of 1992’s ‘Core’ LP on 7/31 (Details/Tickets)

On Friday, July 31, Stone Temple Pilots will host a special live stream concert event, performing 1992’s Core in its entirety. That album was a major moment in the band‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram
July 22, 2020
Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram

We’re all looking for distractions these days, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its stranglehold on all we hold dear. All that scrolling through your Instagram feed can be taxing on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seether Premieres ‘Bruised and Bloodied,’ an Aggressive New Song from Upcoming Album ‘Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum’
July 17, 2020
Seether Premieres ‘Bruised and Bloodied,’ an Aggressive New Song from Upcoming Album ‘Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum’

On Friday, Seether released a new song, the second from the South African hard rock band‘s new album, Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum, which will be out on Aug. 28....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Slide Guitar Virtuoso Dan Dubuque Pay Homage to Jimi Hendrix with ‘Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)’ from a Wide Open Field
June 15, 2020
Watch Slide Guitar Virtuoso Dan Dubuque Pay Homage to Jimi Hendrix with ‘Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)’ from a Wide Open Field

Over the past few months, a man named Dan Dubuque has been popping up in a series of YouTube videos featuring some absolutely breathtaking performances of iconic songs, performed by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Alicia Bognanno and Bully: ‘Where to Start,’ A Grunge-y, Punky Bathroom Freak-Out of Cathartic Frustration
June 11, 2020
New from Alicia Bognanno and Bully: ‘Where to Start,’ A Grunge-y, Punky Bathroom Freak-Out of Cathartic Frustration

There’s a lot of angst behind “Where to Start,” the new song from Bully premiered on Thursday. Jarring, jangly guitars and the pained shouts of vocalist/guitarist Alicia Bognanno are the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Focus and Precision, Thy Name is Travis Barker
June 10, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Focus and Precision, Thy Name is Travis Barker

The time is only a few minutes past 10:00 a.m in the morning and Travis Barker has already been beating on something for the better part of an hour. All...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Machine Gun Kelly + Travis Barker Protested in Los Angeles Before Premiering a Cover of Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Killing in the Name’
June 9, 2020
Machine Gun Kelly + Travis Barker Protested in Los Angeles Before Premiering a Cover of Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Killing in the Name’

The protesting taking place in the United States (and abroad) stemming from the May 25 police killing of George Floyd has inspired feverish reactions from all sides, corners and angles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 23 Years Ago, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters Took a Leap with ‘The Colour and the Shape’ — and Never Looked Back
May 20, 2020
23 Years Ago, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters Took a Leap with ‘The Colour and the Shape’ — and Never Looked Back

Up through the release of 1995’s self-titled Foo Fighters debut record, the project was very much “the drummer of Nirvana making his own music” — so much so that Dave...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The New Foo Fighters Album is ‘Our David Bowie ‘Let’s Dance’ Record,’ According to Dave Grohl
May 11, 2020
The New Foo Fighters Album is ‘Our David Bowie ‘Let’s Dance’ Record,’ According to Dave Grohl

For Dave Grohl, few musical influences are as important as David Bowie — so when the Foo Fighters band leader says his group‘s new batch of tunes reminds him of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Thank You, Kermit the Frog, for the Calming, Lovely Banjo Performance of ‘Rainbow Connection’ in Isolation
April 30, 2020
Thank You, Kermit the Frog, for the Calming, Lovely Banjo Performance of ‘Rainbow Connection’ in Isolation

Kermit the Frog wants to help. He knows we’re all anxious and caught up in everything right now as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, searching for calm amid the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Miley Cyrus (and Andrew Watt) Toast Pink Floyd with an Acoustic Campire ‘Wish You Were Here’ Jam on ‘SNL’
April 27, 2020
Watch Miley Cyrus (and Andrew Watt) Toast Pink Floyd with an Acoustic Campire ‘Wish You Were Here’ Jam on ‘SNL’

This past weekend saw another edition of Saturday Night Live‘s At Home episodes, and Miley Cyrus was featured as one of the musical guests. Perched in a nighttime campfire scene,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters: 25th Anniversary ‘D.C. Jam’ with Chris Stapleton, Pharrell, The Go-Go’s and More Canceled Due to COVID-19
April 27, 2020
Foo Fighters: 25th Anniversary ‘D.C. Jam’ with Chris Stapleton, Pharrell, The Go-Go’s and More Canceled Due to COVID-19

UPDATE, 4/27: The Foo Fighters have canceled D.C. Jam due to COVID-19 concerns. https://www.instagram.com/p/B_fL69LpAIW/ When the Foo Fighters want to throw a party, they throw a party. And this July...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie in the 1990s: Producer Mark Plati Lifts Lid on New Archival Releases
April 14, 2020
David Bowie in the 1990s: Producer Mark Plati Lifts Lid on New Archival Releases

“David Bowie’s work in the 1990s has sadly been overlooked and underrated,” guitarist Reeves Gabrels, who worked with David Bowie throughout the decade, told me in 2016. “We had Tin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl and the Story of Anxiously Waiting for Prince to Call About a Jam Session
April 7, 2020
Dave Grohl and the Story of Anxiously Waiting for Prince to Call About a Jam Session

This is a story about Dave Grohl and Prince, told as only Grohl could — via his new storytelling Instagram page, @DavesTrueStories, with a tale about the Purple One himself,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Recently-Unearthed Video of the Fourth-Ever Foo Fighters Concert from Seattle, Circa 1995
March 6, 2020
Watch Recently-Unearthed Video of the Fourth-Ever Foo Fighters Concert from Seattle, Circa 1995

2020 is a huge year for the Foo Fighters, as it marks the 25th anniversary of the band‘s self-titled debut record. And while that record was nearly a Dave Grohl...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Announce 25th Anniversary Tour Dates, Revisiting Stops on 1995 Trek
February 18, 2020
Foo Fighters Announce 25th Anniversary Tour Dates, Revisiting Stops on 1995 Trek

We already know the Foo Fighters have big plans for 2020. After all, a band’s 25th anniversary is cause for celebration, and with a new album in the works, Dave...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson Premieres New Video for ‘Once Were Brothers,’ Directed by Kevin Kerslake (Watch)
February 5, 2020
Robbie Robertson Premieres New Video for ‘Once Were Brothers,’ Directed by Kevin Kerslake (Watch)

It’s been more than two decades since Robbie Robertson released an official music video, but on Wednesday the legendary songwriter/guitarist known for his work with the Band premiered a clip...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear a Previously Unheard Version of David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Sold The World’ for Bowie’s 73rd Birthday
January 8, 2020
Hear a Previously Unheard Version of David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Sold The World’ for Bowie’s 73rd Birthday

Today, January 8, marks the 73rd birthday of David Bowie, and while the iconic singer/songwriter/innovator may be gone, his legacy remains as strong as ever in his absence. Via Rolling Stone,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Share Cryptic Microphone-In-A-Bathtub Photo for the New Year — What Does It Mean?
January 2, 2020
Foo Fighters Share Cryptic Microphone-In-A-Bathtub Photo for the New Year — What Does It Mean?

As the clock barreled toward midnight on Tuesday night, New Year’s Eve, the Foo Fighters had a plan. And at the stroke of midnight ET, the band‘s social media pages...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Frusciante, Circa 2004: A Previously Unpublished and Detailed Interview with the Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist
December 20, 2019
John Frusciante, Circa 2004: A Previously Unpublished and Detailed Interview with the Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist

December 2019 brought with it exciting news for fans of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, as longtime guitarist John Frusciante rejoined the mix, resuming the duties that Josh Klinghoffer served...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Last-Minute Music Gift Guide for the 2019 Holiday Season
December 13, 2019
Last-Minute Music Gift Guide for the 2019 Holiday Season

This time of year is a veritable bonanza for music enthusiasts, as elaborate box sets, special vinyl reissue packages, compilations and more suddenly become available. With the Christmas and Hanukkah...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Formed a Band with Big Bird and Elmo to Make Friends All Across America on ‘Sesame Street’ — Watch
November 13, 2019
Dave Grohl Formed a Band with Big Bird and Elmo to Make Friends All Across America on ‘Sesame Street’ — Watch

No matter your opinion on the Foo Fighters, you can’t deny the tireless work ethic of Dave Grohl. Ever since forming the band in the wake of Nirvana‘s end in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Foo Fighters Treat Fans to New EP of Rarities, Demo Recordings and Covers — Listen
November 8, 2019
The Foo Fighters Treat Fans to New EP of Rarities, Demo Recordings and Covers — Listen

For fans of the Foo Fighters, there’s simply no such thing as hearing “everything,” because Dave Grohl pretty much hasn’t ventured out of the recording studio in decades. That’s a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kurt Cobain’s Still Unwashed(!) ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sweater Can Be Yours for $200,000+ This Week in a Special Julien’s Auction
October 22, 2019
Kurt Cobain’s Still Unwashed(!) ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sweater Can Be Yours for $200,000+ This Week in a Special Julien’s Auction

As far as memorabilia from the 1990s’ rock and roll scene goes, anything related to Kurt Cobain tends to attract attention. And rightly so — the so-called “spokesman of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Duane Betts On His Family’s Formidable Legacy and the New ‘Ramblin’ Man: Live at The St. George Theatre’ Album
October 10, 2019
Duane Betts On His Family’s Formidable Legacy and the New ‘Ramblin’ Man: Live at The St. George Theatre’ Album

Duane Betts has a lot to live up to. So it’s no surprise that the son of Allman Brothers Band guitar legend Dickey Betts, who was named for one of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles Onscreen: The Top 12 Fab Four Films
September 13, 2019
The Beatles Onscreen: The Top 12 Fab Four Films

With its title plucked from a beloved Paul McCartney tune, Danny Boyle’s just-released movie Yesterday proves that 54 years after the Beatles first recorded that song and almost a half...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Story of Oasis’ Groundbreaking Debut Album ‘Definitely Maybe,’ as Vibrant as Ever 25 Years Later
September 12, 2019
The Story of Oasis’ Groundbreaking Debut Album ‘Definitely Maybe,’ as Vibrant as Ever 25 Years Later

25 years after Oasis announced its arrival to the world, Noel and Liam Gallagher, Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs, Tony McCarroll, plus Creation Records head Alan McGee, DJ Gary Crowley and the Oasis...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Influential Musician/Songwriter Daniel Johnston: 1961 – 2019
September 11, 2019
Rest in Peace, Influential Musician/Songwriter Daniel Johnston: 1961 – 2019

Sad news hit the music community on Wednesday when it was announced that enigmatic and visionary songwriter/musician Daniel Johnston has passed away at the age of 58. The Austin Chronicle...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Kurt Was Here’ Clothing Line Launched By Kurt Cobain’s Daughter, Frances Bean Cobain
September 9, 2019
‘Kurt Was Here’ Clothing Line Launched By Kurt Cobain’s Daughter, Frances Bean Cobain

The visual artistry of Kurt Cobain was as much a part of his legacy as the music itself — his tattered, weathered sweatshirts and now-iconic shirts worn as a form...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Concert Review: Blink-182 + Lil Wayne (and Neck Deep) at the Forum in Los Angeles — A Mix of Styles That Worked Surprisingly Well
August 9, 2019
Concert Review: Blink-182 + Lil Wayne (and Neck Deep) at the Forum in Los Angeles — A Mix of Styles That Worked Surprisingly Well

When you first hear it, the pairing sounds odd. Blink-182, the veteran alt/punk band known for sophomoric humor and their late ’90s-early 2000s brand of catchy pop/punk and iconic rapper...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Giants in the Trees, ft. Krist Novoselic, Premiere New Video for ‘Star Machine’
May 21, 2019
Giants in the Trees, ft. Krist Novoselic, Premiere New Video for ‘Star Machine’

Giants in the Trees is a musical ensemble from the Pacific Northwest featuring former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic — but don’t come here looking for “grunge,” because you won’t find...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Northern California ‘Surf Grunge’ Band The Happys Show Depth with New Video for ‘Cut the Rope’
April 9, 2019
Northern California ‘Surf Grunge’ Band The Happys Show Depth with New Video for ‘Cut the Rope’

Performing in front of your probation officer isn’t exactly an ideal beginning, but the experience gave vocalist Nick Petty and his surf/grunge band The Happys the kicked start they needed....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day 2019: Special Releases Sure to Please Fans of All Genres
March 7, 2019
Record Store Day 2019: Special Releases Sure to Please Fans of All Genres

As vinyl continues its major comeback among music fans, April 13 marks the day where collectors and fans alike will celebrate Record Store Day, camping out at local record stores...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turning Life-Changing Grief Into Powerful Art: Q and A with Holy Wars’ Kat Leon and Nicolas Perez
February 28, 2019
Turning Life-Changing Grief Into Powerful Art: Q and A with Holy Wars’ Kat Leon and Nicolas Perez

Sitting down with Kat Leon and Nicolas Perez of Holy Wars at an upscale cafe in Los Angeles, it’s quite easy to see how willing they are to open up and discuss...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Morrison Hotel Gallery’s ‘Grunge: Rise of a Generation’ Photo Exhibit Running Throughout March in LA, NYC and Maui
February 26, 2019
Morrison Hotel Gallery’s ‘Grunge: Rise of a Generation’ Photo Exhibit Running Throughout March in LA, NYC and Maui

The “grunge” musical movement of the late 1980s and early to mid 1990s lent itself to some incredibly vibrant and eventually iconic imagery, and throughout the month of March the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)
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,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robert DeLeo on Stone Temple Pilots’ Resilience, New Album and New Singer, Jeff Gutt (The Interview)
March 15, 2018
Robert DeLeo on Stone Temple Pilots’ Resilience, New Album and New Singer, Jeff Gutt (The Interview)

Stone Temple Pilots have been an alternative rock institution for going on 25 years. Their 1992 debut Core celebrated that big anniversary with a reissue package in the fall, and...

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 | Turn Me On: Shane Alexander
August 29, 2016
Turn Me On: Shane Alexander

88.5 KCSN-FM’s Jim Nelson is back with another entry in our Turn Me On category, this time shining his light on Shane Alexander… “Do you think of me once in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 'Weird Al' Yankovic Celebrates Decades of Fun with Career-Spanning Hollywood Bowl Show (Recap)
July 25, 2016
'Weird Al' Yankovic Celebrates Decades of Fun with Career-Spanning Hollywood Bowl Show (Recap)

To attend a ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic concert is to immerse yourself in pop culture-themed musical bliss for an hour and a half. This past weekend, the legendary musician/parody artist and his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Few Questions With…Whitney Way Thore of TLC's 'My Big Fat Beautiful Life'
June 29, 2016
A Few Questions With…Whitney Way Thore of TLC's 'My Big Fat Beautiful Life'

Ever since her ‘Fat Girl Dancing’ video went viral a few years ago, Whitney Way Thore has been everywhere. Her TLC reality show, My Big Fat Fabulous Life just started...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Garbage Hit Up 'Kimmel' to Play Loud New Single 'Empty' – Watch
June 21, 2016
Garbage Hit Up 'Kimmel' to Play Loud New Single 'Empty' – Watch

Garbage just released an excellent new album, Strange Little Birds, and on Monday they paid a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform the riff-heavy lead single Empty. Watch the performance...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Perry Rocks (The Interview)
November 7, 2014
Joe Perry Rocks (The Interview)

Rocks: My Life in and Out of Aerosmith, the name of Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry’s new book  is a play on the band’s classic ‘70s album which spawned such classic tracks as Back in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Musicians Influenced By the Beatles
February 4, 2014
Top 11 Musicians Influenced By the Beatles

February marks the 50th anniversary of the arrival in America of the Beatles, the group that changed the landscape of the music industry. The Beatles produced the first music video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Grunge Era, As Told By The Musicians That Defined It (Interview with Author Mark Yarm)
April 2, 2013
The Grunge Era, As Told By The Musicians That Defined It (Interview with Author Mark Yarm)

In the years since the so-called “grunge” scene turned bands from and around Seattle into MTV darlings during the early 1990s, countless books examining the phenomenon have been written and...

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 | Country Joe & The Fish – The Greatest Protest Song of the ’60s?  (Interview)
January 7, 2013
Country Joe & The Fish – The Greatest Protest Song of the ’60s? (Interview)

As the Vietnam War escalated in the mid-1960s and more young men were drafted into the military, protest songs became more mainstream.  Once a staple of folk music, like Phil...

Rock Cellar Magazine | October/November Album Reviews
October 11, 2012
October/November Album Reviews

Mumford & Sons KISS Neil Young & Crazy Horse Gary Clark Jr. Muse Dinosaur Jr. Aimee Mann   Mumford & Sons Babel When U2 made the Rattle and Hum album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Writing a Dave Grohl Biography: A Discussion with Author Paul Brannigan
February 16, 2012
Writing a Dave Grohl Biography: A Discussion with Author Paul Brannigan

Paul Brannigan’s newly-released book, This is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl, is a richly-detailed (and endlessly entertaining) insider account of the eventful career of the Foo...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers
June 10, 2011
Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers

It’s hard enough being in a band without having to deal with the added stress of expectations weighing down upon you. Throughout rock history, bands and artists have had to...