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Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 75th Birthday to Sir Elton John! Celebrate with ‘Diamonds’ in Dolby Atmos and His 30th Annual Oscars Viewing Party 3/27
March 25, 2022
Happy 75th Birthday to Sir Elton John! Celebrate with ‘Diamonds’ in Dolby Atmos and His 30th Annual Oscars Viewing Party 3/27

Today, March 25, is a milestone for Sir Elton John: It’s his 75th birthday. The beloved singer/songwriter/cultural figure/legend/philanthropist is beloved the world over, and for good reason. His music stands...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2022 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 3/27 on ABC
February 8, 2022
2022 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 3/27 on ABC

The official list of 2022 Academy Award nominations was unveiled early Tuesday, ahead of the 94th Oscars ceremony on Sunday, March 27, starting at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Teaser Trailer for Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story,” as Debuted During the Oscars (Film Out 12/10)
April 26, 2021
Watch the Teaser Trailer for Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story,” as Debuted During the Oscars (Film Out 12/10)

During Sunday night’s broadcast of The Oscars, the world received its first glimpse of director Steven Spielberg’s anticipated new adaptation of West Side Story. The remake of the iconic 1961...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John’s Annual Oscars Pre-Party is Going Virtual with Dua Lipa & Neil Patrick Harris on 4/25
March 22, 2021
Elton John’s Annual Oscars Pre-Party is Going Virtual with Dua Lipa & Neil Patrick Harris on 4/25

With the 93rd Academy Awards coming up on Sunday, April 25 — the new date of the festivities, after originally being rescheduled from Feb. 28 due to the COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 4/25 from Los Angeles
March 15, 2021
2021 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 4/25 from Los Angeles

The official list of nominations for the 2021 Academy Awards was announced early Monday, ahead of the Oscars ceremony/broadcast, which is scheduled for April 25 from the Dolby Theatre and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Music of the Oscars 2020: Billie Eilish, Elton John, Eminem, Cynthia Erivo Entertain the Masses
February 9, 2020
The Music of the Oscars 2020: Billie Eilish, Elton John, Eminem, Cynthia Erivo Entertain the Masses

The 92nd Academy Awards took place Sunday in Hollywood, and it was another night of glitz and glamor for the movie business as the Oscars aired on ABC. It was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Queen + Adam Lambert’s Powerful Opening Performance at the Oscars
February 25, 2019
Watch Queen + Adam Lambert’s Powerful Opening Performance at the Oscars

Queen was everywhere on Sunday night at the Academy Awards — but hours before Rami Malek took home the coveted Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alt-J and Portugal. the Man Tour: A Perfect Pairing of Unpredictable Indie/Alt Pioneers (Recap of LA Show 3/27)
March 28, 2022
Alt-J and Portugal. the Man Tour: A Perfect Pairing of Unpredictable Indie/Alt Pioneers (Recap of LA Show 3/27)

The combination of English indie/rock trio Alt-J and Portland-by-way-of-Alaska alt/psychedelic/indie ensemble Portugal. the Man sounded like a solid pairing when the groups’ current tour was announced a few months back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Celebratory 74th Birthday Toast to Sir Elton John
March 24, 2021
A Celebratory 74th Birthday Toast to Sir Elton John

Today, March 25, Reginald Kenneth Dwight — better known as Sir Elton John — is celebrating another trip around the sun — his 74th, in fact! It’s time for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Comedy/Drama Icon George Segal: 1934-2021
March 24, 2021
Rest in Peace, Comedy/Drama Icon George Segal: 1934-2021

Comedy legend George Segal has passed away at the age of 87, it was announced by his family on Monday evening. Said his wife, Sonia: “The family is devastated to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andra Day Q&A: Golden Globes, ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday,’ David Bowie, Diana Ross and Beyond
March 11, 2021
Andra Day Q&A: Golden Globes, ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday,’ David Bowie, Diana Ross and Beyond

The career trajectory of Andra Day since 2005 has been astonishing.  Day broke onto the R&B and pop music scenes with her monster 2015 song “Rise Up,” after being mentored...

Rock Cellar Magazine | For Whom the Bell Tolls: Filmmakers Ken Burns & Lynn Novick, Co-Directors of ‘Hemingway,’ On Charitable Giving
March 3, 2021
For Whom the Bell Tolls: Filmmakers Ken Burns & Lynn Novick, Co-Directors of ‘Hemingway,’ On Charitable Giving

NOTE:  Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s Hemingway airs starting Monday April 5th on PBS.  Check your local listings or pbs.org “To those who have been given much, much is expected.”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Story of ‘Rock Camp’ and the Thrills of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp: Q&A with Filmmaker Doug Blush
January 12, 2021
The Story of ‘Rock Camp’ and the Thrills of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp: Q&A with Filmmaker Doug Blush

So you want to be a rock star? Rock ‘n Roll Fantasy Camp — where ordinary people rub shoulders with and learn from legendary performers and working musicians — may...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 Academy Awards Pushed Back from February to April Due to COVID-19
June 15, 2020
2021 Academy Awards Pushed Back from February to April Due to COVID-19

Monday afternoon brought big news from Hollywood — not surprising news, but news nonetheless, regarding the 2021 Academy Awards: They will now take place on April 25, rather than the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Songwriter) Dies at 52 Due to Coronavirus Complications
April 1, 2020
Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Songwriter) Dies at 52 Due to Coronavirus Complications

Adam Schlesinger, the acclaimed, Grammy-winning musician/songwriter known for his work with Fountains of Wayne and as part of the songwriting team behind the CW television series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, has died...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Healing Wishes to Sir Elton John, Who Ended a New Zealand Gig Early After Walking Pneumonia Forced Him Off-Stage
February 17, 2020
Healing Wishes to Sir Elton John, Who Ended a New Zealand Gig Early After Walking Pneumonia Forced Him Off-Stage

Over the weekend, Sir Elton John came down with a case of walking pneumonia while on tour in New Zealand. The 72-year-old didn’t let that keep him from taking the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘No Time to Die,’ the New James Bond Theme Song from Billie Eilish (Recorded with Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr)
February 13, 2020
Stream ‘No Time to Die,’ the New James Bond Theme Song from Billie Eilish (Recorded with Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr)

Recently, it was revealed that alt/pop phenom Billie Eilish and her producer/collaborator/brother Finneas O’Connell had been tasked with putting together the new James Bond theme song … and on Thursday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Donating Royalties of New Song ‘Oh Yeah!,’ Which Samples Joan Jett’s Cover of Gary Glitter’s ‘Do You Wanna Touch Me’
January 21, 2020
Green Day Donating Royalties of New Song ‘Oh Yeah!,’ Which Samples Joan Jett’s Cover of Gary Glitter’s ‘Do You Wanna Touch Me’

Late last week, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame punk/alternative band Green Day premiered a new single, “Oh Yeah!,” as a preview from its anticipated new album Father of All...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Eilish to Sing ‘No Time to Die’ Theme Song, Making Her the Youngest Artist to Record a James Bond Theme
January 14, 2020
Billie Eilish to Sing ‘No Time to Die’ Theme Song, Making Her the Youngest Artist to Record a James Bond Theme

The world belongs to Billie Eilish. The rest of us are just living in it. The 18-year-old singer/songwriter up for six GRAMMY Awards this year has officially announced that she,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2020 Oscar Nominations Unveiled: ‘Joker,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Earn Top Honors (Full Details)
January 13, 2020
2020 Oscar Nominations Unveiled: ‘Joker,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Earn Top Honors (Full Details)

On Monday, the official 92nd Academy Awards nominations were announced, ahead of the Oscars ceremony which will air on Sunday, Feb. 9 on ABC. Leading the pack in terms of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Musical ‘We Will Rock You’ Details North American Tour for 2019-2020
August 14, 2019
Queen Musical ‘We Will Rock You’ Details North American Tour for 2019-2020

It’s a good time to be involved with Queen. Not only did Bohemian Rhapsody break box-office records and win Oscars on its way to being one of the best music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Release Mysterious Video Promising Gig at ‘One Of The World’s Most Iconic Landmarks’ in September
July 29, 2019
Queen + Adam Lambert Release Mysterious Video Promising Gig at ‘One Of The World’s Most Iconic Landmarks’ in September

Queen + Adam Lambert have something exciting up their sleeve. On Monday, the classic rock band‘s social media pages were updated with a teaser video promising … some type of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Film Review: ‘Yesterday,’ a Magical Mystery Movie About the Meaning of Life, Imagines a World Without the Beatles
June 27, 2019
Film Review: ‘Yesterday,’ a Magical Mystery Movie About the Meaning of Life, Imagines a World Without the Beatles

Since the Beatles split up almost half a century ago, fans, concert promoters, recording industry executives, etc., sought ways to reunite all of the members of what’s arguably the greatest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Monty Python’s Michael Palin on His New Book ‘Erebus: The Story of a Ship’ and the State of the World
May 13, 2019
Monty Python’s Michael Palin on His New Book ‘Erebus: The Story of a Ship’ and the State of the World

“I love this place and it means a lot to me, because when I was young, before I wanted to be a lumberjack, I really, really wanted to be an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2017 Oscar Nominees Announced; Academy Awards Set for February 26
January 24, 2017
2017 Oscar Nominees Announced; Academy Awards Set for February 26

The 2017 Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 26 in Hollywood. On Tuesday morning, the official list of nominees was announced by the Academy, recognizing a rather noteworthy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Director Oliver Stone Blows the Whistle on ‘Snowden’ – and Who He’ll Vote For (Q&A)
September 14, 2016
Director Oliver Stone Blows the Whistle on ‘Snowden’ – and Who He’ll Vote For (Q&A)

We live in highly polarized times and one of our era’s biggest lightning rods of divisiveness is Edward Snowden. Opinions remain sharply divided over the young intelligence agent and contractor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q & A: Susan Sarandon Talks Bernie Sanders, ‘The Meddler’ and More
June 6, 2016
Q & A: Susan Sarandon Talks Bernie Sanders, ‘The Meddler’ and More

Susan Sarandon’s debut feature was as a hippie in the landmark 1970 film Joe, starring Peter Boyle as a disgruntled blue collar worker who goes on a shooting spree against...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Life Behind the Scenes of the 'American Idol' Finale
June 4, 2013
Life Behind the Scenes of the 'American Idol' Finale

The lights dim as Ryan Seacrest dramatically draws out the announcement of the 2013 American Idol victor, the entirety of the 7,000 seat Nokia Theatre at LA Live silent and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Director Oliver Stone On History.  And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.
January 12, 2012
Director Oliver Stone On History. And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.

photo: ©Taili Song Roth. All Rights Reserved In this candid conversation with Rock Cellar Magazine, Oliver Stone discusses On History, the new book he co-authored with Tariq Ali, the activist/intellectual who...