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Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS ‘Destroyer 45’: Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley & Bob Ezrin Reflect on the Milestone 1976 Album
February 10, 2022
KISS ‘Destroyer 45’: Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley & Bob Ezrin Reflect on the Milestone 1976 Album

Bolstered by the success of their breakthrough 1975 album Alive!, as KISS moved forward, in order to retain their newly anointed status as rock gods their follow-up studio album had to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley and His Family Came Down with Omicron Variant of COVID-19, Thanks Fans for Support
December 28, 2021
Paul Stanley and His Family Came Down with Omicron Variant of COVID-19, Thanks Fans for Support

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is making its presence felt throughout the world, as cases tick upward — even causing fully vaccinated individuals to come down with (mostly mild) cases....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley Details His Bout with COVID-19: ‘It Kicked My Ass. It’s Over Now’; KISS Tour to Resume
August 31, 2021
Paul Stanley Details His Bout with COVID-19: ‘It Kicked My Ass. It’s Over Now’; KISS Tour to Resume

Update: Despite Paul Stanley’s recovery from COVID-19, KISS announced on Tuesday that Gene Simmons has now tested positive, prompting some more postponed dates.  After a recent positive COVID-19 test forced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley Reassures Fans “I Am Fine!” After Positive COVID-19 Test Postpones ‘The End of the Road’ Tour Date
August 27, 2021
Paul Stanley Reassures Fans “I Am Fine!” After Positive COVID-19 Test Postpones ‘The End of the Road’ Tour Date

The End of the Road farewell tour from KISS has hit a snag, as on Thursday evening Paul Stanley revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19, despite being fully...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Paul Stanley of KISS Flexes His Musical Muscle with ‘Now and Then’ Album (Listen)
March 18, 2021
Out Now: Paul Stanley of KISS Flexes His Musical Muscle with ‘Now and Then’ Album (Listen)

KISS legend Paul Stanley wants to make one thing abundantly clear with his new album as Paul Stanley’s Soul Station, Now and Then, in which he and an accomplished ensemble...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Shares Performance Clip of ‘I, Oh I,’ from New Album Out 3/19
March 12, 2021
Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Shares Performance Clip of ‘I, Oh I,’ from New Album Out 3/19

Next week, KISS icon Paul Stanley will release the first full-length album with his engaging side project, Paul Stanley’s Soul Station. It’s an extension of his musical identity paying homage...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)
March 11, 2021
Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)

Paul Stanley gets “souled out” with his spectacular 15-piece band Soul Station on their debut album Now and Then, which is out on March 19. While it may come as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Paul Stanley’s Soul Station: Stream ‘I, Oh I,’ from Debut LP ‘Now and Then’ Coming 3/19
March 5, 2021
New from Paul Stanley’s Soul Station: Stream ‘I, Oh I,’ from Debut LP ‘Now and Then’ Coming 3/19

The past few weeks have seen a few premieres from KISS icon Paul Stanley and his personal new project, Paul Stanley’s Soul Station, an expression of his lifelong affinity for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Debuts Lively Rendition of the Spinners’ Classic ‘Could It Be I’m Falling in Love’ (Listen)
February 5, 2021
Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Debuts Lively Rendition of the Spinners’ Classic ‘Could It Be I’m Falling in Love’ (Listen)

Separate from his decades of iconic rock and roll madness with KISS, Paul Stanley has maintained a strong affinity for soul — and on March 19, his side project Soul Station will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Releasing ‘Now and Then’ Album 3/19, Covering Soul & Motown Classics
January 15, 2021
Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Releasing ‘Now and Then’ Album 3/19, Covering Soul & Motown Classics

Separate from his decades of iconic rock and roll madness with KISS, Paul Stanley has maintained a strong affinity for soul — and on March 19, his side project Soul...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley: KISS’ NYE Pay-Per-View Show Will Break Records, Use ‘A Million Dollars’ Worth of Pyro’ & More
December 7, 2020
Paul Stanley: KISS’ NYE Pay-Per-View Show Will Break Records, Use ‘A Million Dollars’ Worth of Pyro’ & More

2020 has been tough — but Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the rest of KISS have a pretty powerful way of sending this past year to the figurative trash bin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen in Concert (Paul Stanley, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather and More)
May 13, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen in Concert (Paul Stanley, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather and More)

Whether it’s The Who, The Rolling Stones or Foo Fighters tearing it up in stadiums, witnessing KISS, Aerosmith or Madonna in a large amphitheater or The Supersuckers kickin’ out the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Paul Stanley Discuss Writing ‘Love Gun,’ Other KISS Songs in New Videos From His Home During Quarantine
April 1, 2020
Watch Paul Stanley Discuss Writing ‘Love Gun,’ Other KISS Songs in New Videos From His Home During Quarantine

Paul Stanley of KISS isn’t letting the stay-at-home ordinances put in place by the coronavirus pandemic keep him down — as he recently uploaded a few videos from his home...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Add Details to Final 75 Shows of ‘End of the Road’ Tour, Cancel Australian Dates Due to Paul Stanley’s Illness
November 14, 2019
KISS Add Details to Final 75 Shows of ‘End of the Road’ Tour, Cancel Australian Dates Due to Paul Stanley’s Illness

Wednesday brought with it some tour news from KISS, pertaining to the legendary rock band‘s End of the World farewell tour. Recently, the band announced 75 additional dates to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: A Rookie Journalist Interviewing Paul McCartney Backstage at the Birmingham Odeon in 1973
August 10, 2020
Behind the Curtain: A Rookie Journalist Interviewing Paul McCartney Backstage at the Birmingham Odeon in 1973

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock journalist Steve Rosen recalls his terrifying — and life-changing — experience interviewing Paul McCartney in 1973.  So, it’s July 1973 and I’ve...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS' Legacy and Paul McCartney's Influence
October 7, 2016
Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS' Legacy and Paul McCartney's Influence

Outspoken and brash, arrogant and opinionated, profane and vulgar, supremely narcissistic and sexist, are among the colorful descriptions both the public and media foist at KISS’ founding member Gene Simmons....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carmine Appice Q&A:  Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Jeff Beck and Instrumental LP ‘Energy Overload’
June 13, 2022
Carmine Appice Q&A: Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Jeff Beck and Instrumental LP ‘Energy Overload’

Drummer Carmine Appice burst on the rock scene in 1967 when Vanilla Fudge, with singer-keyboardist Mark Stein, guitarist Vince Martell and bassist Tim Bogert, had a Top 10 hit with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | February 2022 Issue
February 11, 2022
February 2022 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our February 2022 features. I’m Still Standing: Ian Anderson on Jethro Tull’s Return, Spinal Tap Moments & Music That Makes Him Want to ‘Wreak...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Announces New/Rescheduled ‘End of the Road’ U.S. Tour Dates in May
January 19, 2022
KISS Announces New/Rescheduled ‘End of the Road’ U.S. Tour Dates in May

The ongoing End of the Road tour by KISS has seen its share of delays and postponements over the past few years, a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS to Release ‘Off the Soundboard: Live in Virginia Beach’ on 3/11
January 7, 2022
KISS to Release ‘Off the Soundboard: Live in Virginia Beach’ on 3/11

On March 11, KISS will head back into the vaults once again for Off the Soundboard: Live in Virginia Beach, the next installment of the rock icons‘ “official bootleg” series....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin Close #HanukkahSessions 2021 with The Clash & KISS (Watch the Whole Series)
December 6, 2021
Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin Close #HanukkahSessions 2021 with The Clash & KISS (Watch the Whole Series)

Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin wrapped up their #HanukkahSessions series with a bang -- here's a recap of eight crazy nights of musical magic.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch KISS’ Gene Simmons Improvise After Platform Stage Mishap at Tampa ‘End of the Road’ Tour Stop
October 11, 2021
Watch KISS’ Gene Simmons Improvise After Platform Stage Mishap at Tampa ‘End of the Road’ Tour Stop

The latest run of End of the Road Tour dates from KISS was off to a rough start with postponements caused by positive COVID-19 tests from both Paul Stanley and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream “Beth (Acoustic Mix),” from KISS’ Upcoming ‘Destroyer’ 45th Anniversary Edition Out 11/19 (Pre-Order)
October 1, 2021
Stream “Beth (Acoustic Mix),” from KISS’ Upcoming ‘Destroyer’ 45th Anniversary Edition Out 11/19 (Pre-Order)

On Nov. 19, KISS will revisit its classic 1976 album Destroyer for a deluxe 45th anniversary edition. One of the most immediate and esteemed albums from the larger-than-life rockers, Destroyer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS to Resume ‘End of the Road’ Tour 9/9, Announce Rescheduled Gigs for October and Early 2022
September 8, 2021
KISS to Resume ‘End of the Road’ Tour 9/9, Announce Rescheduled Gigs for October and Early 2022

The whirlwind of news surrounding KISS last week — first, Paul Stanley’s positive COVID-19 test and subsequent tour postponements, followed by the same with Gene Simmons — required some shuffling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Postpones Four ‘End of the Road’ Tour Dates as Gene Simmons Tests Positive for COVID-19
August 31, 2021
KISS Postpones Four ‘End of the Road’ Tour Dates as Gene Simmons Tests Positive for COVID-19

It’s been an eventful few days for KISS — and on Tuesday, just hours after Paul Stanley updated his recovery after a positive COVID-19 test, the band announced in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill Dies at 72, Remembered by Band Mates, Peers and Musicians
July 29, 2021
ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill Dies at 72, Remembered by Band Mates, Peers and Musicians

Dusty Hill, bassist of Texas rock legends ZZ Top, has died at the age of 72 , according to a statement released by his band mates Billy Gibbons and Frank...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/27 on CBS/CBSN: Watch ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief
March 23, 2021
Sat. 3/27 on CBS/CBSN: Watch ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief

This coming Saturday, March 27, Rock Cellar Productions, in association with the Get Together Foundation, will present All Together Now — LA2, a Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief. The show,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young
March 18, 2021
Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young

This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and telethon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/20: Rock Cellar & the Get Together Foundation Present ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Benefit Streaming Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief
March 16, 2021
Sat. 3/20: Rock Cellar & the Get Together Foundation Present ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Benefit Streaming Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief

This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | March 2021 Issue
March 12, 2021
March 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our March 2021 features. Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview) Andra Day Q&A:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Raspberries: An Influential Case for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
February 22, 2021
Raspberries: An Influential Case for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Why the Raspberries will ALWAYS matter to me, and why they SHOULD matter to you In early February, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2021 nominations. Carole...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch in Awe as 20-Year-Old Polish Guitar Wizard Marcin Patrzalek Plays Led Zeppelin’s ‘Kashmir’
February 15, 2021
Watch in Awe as 20-Year-Old Polish Guitar Wizard Marcin Patrzalek Plays Led Zeppelin’s ‘Kashmir’

Marcin Patrzalek is a 20-year-old guitarist from Poland with an especially eye-popping method of play — and a recent video shared to his Instagram page is turning all kinds of...

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 | Preview ‘Rock Camp,’ a Documentary ft. Alice Cooper, Gene Simmons, Roger Daltrey and More as Rock n’ Roll Fantasy Camp Counselors
December 30, 2020
Preview ‘Rock Camp,’ a Documentary ft. Alice Cooper, Gene Simmons, Roger Daltrey and More as Rock n’ Roll Fantasy Camp Counselors

Started a few decades ago by David Fishof, Rock n’ Roll Fantasy Camp is exactly what its name suggests: A chance for regular folks and aspiring musicians of all skill...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Reiterates Safety Precautions Ahead of ‘KISS 2020 Goodbye’ New Year’s Eve Live Stream Event from Dubai
December 28, 2020
KISS Reiterates Safety Precautions Ahead of ‘KISS 2020 Goodbye’ New Year’s Eve Live Stream Event from Dubai

KISS recently detailed its massive plans to give 2020 the send-off it deserves: An explosive, pay-per-view concert streaming event titled KISS 2020 Goodbye. The legendary hard-rock band wants to help everybody...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More
October 7, 2020
Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More

Tuesday’s sad news of the passing of guitar icon Eddie Van Halen hit the music community as hard as could be expected, given the legacy of EVH’s work, the massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chadwick Boseman Remembered by Peers, Colleagues After ‘Black Panther’ Star’s Death
August 29, 2020
Chadwick Boseman Remembered by Peers, Colleagues After ‘Black Panther’ Star’s Death

Late Friday evening, the news hit like a punch to the gut: Chadwick Boseman, actor and star of Marvel’s Black Panther film and a revered figure in and around the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Postpones European Leg of ‘End of the Road’ Tour Due to COVID-19 Concerns
June 5, 2020
KISS Postpones European Leg of ‘End of the Road’ Tour Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Bands and artists shelving tour plans for the foreseeable future as a result of the chaos created by the COVID-19 pandemic is all the rage these days, unfortunately, and Friday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | May 2020 Issue
May 13, 2020
May 2020 Issue

Click below to enjoy our new May 2020 features: Dennis DeYoung Talks Radio, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His Awaited New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview) Rockers Recall...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Springfield Premieres ‘The Wall Will Fall,’ a Fundraising Song for Feeding America ft. Vance DeGeneres, Sammy Hagar, Richard Marx, Members of Loverboy, KISS and More (Listen)
May 8, 2020
Rick Springfield Premieres ‘The Wall Will Fall,’ a Fundraising Song for Feeding America ft. Vance DeGeneres, Sammy Hagar, Richard Marx, Members of Loverboy, KISS and More (Listen)

Recently, Rock Cellar caught up with Rick Springfield from his home in Southern California, where the iconic rocker was keeping busy while under coronavirus pandemic-mandated quarantine. Among the activities he...

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 | Members of the Rock Community React to the Sudden Passing of NBA Star Kobe Bryant
January 26, 2020
Members of the Rock Community React to the Sudden Passing of NBA Star Kobe Bryant

Sunday was met with the absolutely stunning and devastating news that Los Angeles Lakers superstar and longtime NBA player Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash in Southern California....

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 | David Lee Roth to Join the Final Leg of KISS’ ‘End of the Road’ Tour
December 17, 2019
David Lee Roth to Join the Final Leg of KISS’ ‘End of the Road’ Tour

KISS has a lengthy farewell plan in the form of its End of the Road tour, carrying Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and the Hottest Band in the Land around the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Gene Simmons of KISS in 1978
December 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Gene Simmons of KISS in 1978

In August 1978, I interviewed Gene Simmons for what would become a January 1979 cover story in Guitar Player Magazine. Ace Frehley — whom I also interviewed — snagged the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nikki Sixx Accuses KISS of Copying Motley Crue’s Grand Finale in Concert
February 18, 2019
Nikki Sixx Accuses KISS of Copying Motley Crue’s Grand Finale in Concert

Strap in, because this one involves some big-time rock star beef. On Sunday, Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx ripped KISS, and it all has to do with the grand finale...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Vinnie Vincent
July 12, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Vinnie Vincent

Vinnie Vincent is a superhero. Well, in a way. He is part of a great and rare fraternity called the Secret Society of Six-String Supermen or S.S.S.S.S [imagine the sound...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Jam at Secret LA Gig with A-List Crew of Rock Icons – Watch
October 19, 2016
Foo Fighters Jam at Secret LA Gig with A-List Crew of Rock Icons – Watch

The Foo Fighters are on another self-imposed ‘hiatus’ after a global blitz in support of their 2014 album Sonic Highways and accompanying HBO mini-series. Despite that, Dave Grohl and the...

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 | The Visual Art of 7 More Musicians – Part 3
November 14, 2011
The Visual Art of 7 More Musicians – Part 3

Is it in their DNA? Possibly a “creative genius” gene that science has yet to discover? Or is it an otherwordly gift – one that is physically untraceable? Perhaps it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Royalty
September 8, 2022
Top 11 Songs About Royalty

Editorial note: This story first ran in March of 2019. “God Save the Queen” by the Sex Pistols is featured in our Top 11 Hit Songs That Caused Controversy list...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Tracks from Singer/Songwriters
February 11, 2022
Top 11 Classic Tracks from Singer/Songwriters

“I don’t deserve a Songwriters Hall of Fame Award. But fifteen years ago, I had a brain operation and I didn’t deserve that, either. So I’ll keep it!” — Quincy...

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 | Rest in Peace Ronnie Spector, Iconic Singer/Lead Vocalist of the Ronettes: 1943-2022
January 12, 2022
Rest in Peace Ronnie Spector, Iconic Singer/Lead Vocalist of the Ronettes: 1943-2022

Ronnie Spector, the esteemed singer who rose to fame upon the formation of The Ronettes in 1957, has passed away at the age of 78. The news was confirmed by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Instrumental Rock Songs
April 16, 2021
Top 11 Instrumental Rock Songs

And now, our latest Top 11 entry from Frank Mastropolo chronicles some of the best instrumental rock songs ever laid to tape …  “I remember walking into a department store...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon: Watch ‘Mother’ Video in Reconstructed/Remastered 4K; from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’
March 12, 2021
John Lennon: Watch ‘Mother’ Video in Reconstructed/Remastered 4K; from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’

As detailed originally last week, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, the first proper studio album from John Lennon outside his work with the Beatles, will be revisited on April 16 as...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65 After Battle with Throat Cancer
October 6, 2020
Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65 After Battle with Throat Cancer

Eddie Van Halen, renowned guitarist of Van Halen and all around legend, has passed away after a battle with cancer. The tragic news was shared by his son, Wolfgang Van...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Drummer Frankie Banali (Quiet Riot, W.A.S.P., More) Dies at 68 After Cancer Battle
August 21, 2020
Drummer Frankie Banali (Quiet Riot, W.A.S.P., More) Dies at 68 After Cancer Battle

Drummer Frankie Banali, best known for his work with Quiet Riot over the years, has passed away at the age of 68 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The news...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Part 2: Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Gigs They’ve Seen (Memories from Rick Springfield, Gene Simmons, Eric Carmen, More)
June 10, 2020
Part 2: Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Gigs They’ve Seen (Memories from Rick Springfield, Gene Simmons, Eric Carmen, 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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Country/Folk Legend John Prine: 1946-2020
April 7, 2020
Remembering Country/Folk Legend John Prine: 1946-2020

Legendary country/folk singer/songwriter John Prine has passed away at the age of 73 after a battle with the coronavirus, it was reported on Tuesday. Prine was admitted to the hospital...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Please Follow the Beatles’ Example for Social Distancing During the Coronavirus Pandemic
March 16, 2020
Please Follow the Beatles’ Example for Social Distancing During the Coronavirus Pandemic

It’s on everybody’s mind right now, the news cycle twisting and turning and updating every few minutes: the coronavirus pandemic and, more directly, what we can all do to mitigate risk....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Rush Drummer Neil Peart, Dead at 67 After a Battle with Brain Cancer
January 10, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Rush Drummer Neil Peart, Dead at 67 After a Battle with Brain Cancer

Tremendously sad news came down on Friday, as Neil Peart — iconic and massively influential drummer known for his work with Canadian prog-rock band Rush over the years — has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Big News: Motley Crue Reforming for 2020 Stadium Tour with Def Leppard and Poison
November 18, 2019
Big News: Motley Crue Reforming for 2020 Stadium Tour with Def Leppard and Poison

What good is a ‘farewell’ tour these days? Bands often use those terms abundantly when referring to huge tours around the world (bands such as KISS, for example), only to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aces High: A Q&A with Ace Frehley About ‘Spaceman’ and the KISS Farewell Tour
December 27, 2018
Aces High: A Q&A with Ace Frehley About ‘Spaceman’ and the KISS Farewell Tour

(Ace Frehley photograph courtesy Jay Gilbert) In the ‘60s while growing up in the Bronx, budding teenage guitarist Paul “Ace” Frehley, had his share of formidable six-string heroes, Jimmy Page,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is One of the Greatest Rock Icon Biopics in Movie History
October 31, 2018
Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is One of the Greatest Rock Icon Biopics in Movie History

Below, enjoy an exclusive review of the new Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody from Rock Cellar’s resident film critic, Ed Rampell. Are You Ready for Freddie? The new 20th Century...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Small Faces’ Landmark Concept Album Turns 50: ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake’ and the Beginning of the End of an Unsung Band
June 14, 2018
The Small Faces’ Landmark Concept Album Turns 50: ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake’ and the Beginning of the End of an Unsung Band

“We should have gone to America, and we wanted to go to America, but we’d had a drug bust, so we couldn’t go,” the Small Faces’ drummer Kenney Jones told...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Jimi Hendrix’
May 10, 2017
Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Jimi Hendrix’

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame calls Jimi Hendrix “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music.” Hendrix was an unparalleled guitarist and showman who helped launch...