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Rock Cellar Magazine | Bring Me The Horizon Updates Mid-2000s Emo/Punk with Anthemic New Song “sTraNgeRs”; Tour This Fall
July 6, 2022
Bring Me The Horizon Updates Mid-2000s Emo/Punk with Anthemic New Song “sTraNgeRs”; Tour This Fall

Bring Me The Horizon has gone through a transformative few years, the English band breaking out from the heavy metal/screamo world into something more palatable to wider audiences — while...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Punk/Ska Revivalists the Interrupters Unleash High-Energy Punk Blast “Jailbird”; ‘In the Wild’ LP 8/5
June 23, 2022
Punk/Ska Revivalists the Interrupters Unleash High-Energy Punk Blast “Jailbird”; ‘In the Wild’ LP 8/5

The Interrupters, the punk/ska band that hit it big in 2018 with “She’s Kerosene,” the breakthrough track that helped Fight the Good Fight crack the Billboard 200, will release a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mysterious Punk Duo Max Creeps ‘Reunites,’ Shares New Song/Video for “Burn It Down” & Album News
April 14, 2022
Mysterious Punk Duo Max Creeps ‘Reunites,’ Shares New Song/Video for “Burn It Down” & Album News

Earlier this week, the punk community was rattled with news that Max Creeps had broken up, a social media statement that elicited heartbreak from icons of the punk rock community...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Love Him or Hate Him, Machine Gun Kelly is Carrying The Torch for Pop-Punk’s Revival (‘Mainstream Sellout’ Review)
March 25, 2022
Love Him or Hate Him, Machine Gun Kelly is Carrying The Torch for Pop-Punk’s Revival (‘Mainstream Sellout’ Review)

From the opening seconds of “Born with Horns,” the leadoff track on Mainstream Sellout — the new album from Machine Gun Kelly available today, March 25 — you might be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deryck Whibley of Sum 41: Band Working on Double LP ‘Heaven and Hell’ – 1/2 Pop-Punk, 1/2 Metal
March 23, 2022
Deryck Whibley of Sum 41: Band Working on Double LP ‘Heaven and Hell’ – 1/2 Pop-Punk, 1/2 Metal

As soon as the world was introduced to Sum 41, the Canadian pop/punk band made one thing clear: its roots were in heavy metal. “Fat Lip,” the band’s breakout 2001...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Orange County Ska-Punk/Prog Band RX Bandits Are Touring for the First Time Since 2016 — Be There
March 16, 2022
Orange County Ska-Punk/Prog Band RX Bandits Are Touring for the First Time Since 2016 — Be There

The world hasn’t heard much from RX Bandits in recent years, but the Southern California-based ska/punk/prog/reggae band will break that silence with a short tour beginning in late May. It...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hop in the Time Machine with Avril Lavigne’s Punky New Album ‘Love Sux,’ ft. Travis Barker, MGK, Mark Hoppus, blackbear & More (Out Now)
February 25, 2022
Hop in the Time Machine with Avril Lavigne’s Punky New Album ‘Love Sux,’ ft. Travis Barker, MGK, Mark Hoppus, blackbear & More (Out Now)

There’s an undeniably infectious quality about much of Love Sux, the new studio album from Avril Lavigne released today, Feb. 25. Yes, that Avril Lavigne, she of “Complicated” and “Sk8er...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Boston Ska-Punk Legends The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Have Broken Up
January 27, 2022
Boston Ska-Punk Legends The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Have Broken Up

In a message shared to the band’s social media pages on Thursday, long-running ska/punk ensemble The Mighty Mighty Bosstones announced that they have officially called it quits. After decades of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Amyl & the Sniffers: Australian Punk Outfit Sets 2022 Tour Dates Supporting New Album ‘Comfort To Me’
November 9, 2021
Amyl & the Sniffers: Australian Punk Outfit Sets 2022 Tour Dates Supporting New Album ‘Comfort To Me’

Melbourne, Australia-based punk/”pub rock” band Amyl & the Sniffers will head back out stateside for a proper tour in the spring, it was announced on Tuesday. The outing comes after...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Canadian Indie/Punks PUP Share Two New Songs, Details 2022 North American Tour
November 9, 2021
Canadian Indie/Punks PUP Share Two New Songs, Details 2022 North American Tour

PUP, the Canadian punk/indie band known for an incendiary live show, will return to the stage in 2022 for a North American tour. Announced by the group on Tuesday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory: New Pop-Punk Christmas Album ‘December’s Here’ Out 12/3, Watch “Somber Christmas”
November 3, 2021
New Found Glory: New Pop-Punk Christmas Album ‘December’s Here’ Out 12/3, Watch “Somber Christmas”

Florida-based pop-punk veterans New Found Glory will release a new holiday album, December’s Here, on Dec. 3. Featuring 11 original Christmas songs, the collection continues the band’s trend of themed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory + Less Than Jake: ‘Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead’ 2021 Tour Dates Starting 8/31
August 19, 2021
New Found Glory + Less Than Jake: ‘Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead’ 2021 Tour Dates Starting 8/31

New Found Glory will embark on the Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead tour on Aug. 31, but the lineup has changed — Simple Plan, who was to co-headline with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Bodies,’ a Dark, Rewarding New Album from Shape-Shifting Alt/Punk Vets AFI (Listen)
June 14, 2021
Out Now: ‘Bodies,’ a Dark, Rewarding New Album from Shape-Shifting Alt/Punk Vets AFI (Listen)

AFI has built a career on adaptation and maturity, after first emerging from Northern California in 1991 as a frenetic punk band that achieved mainstream recognition with 2000’s The Art...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’: Dexter Holland on The Offspring’s New Album, 30+ Years in Punk Rock & Beyond (Q&A)
April 16, 2021
‘Let The Bad Times Roll’: Dexter Holland on The Offspring’s New Album, 30+ Years in Punk Rock & Beyond (Q&A)

Since emerging from sun-soaked Orange County, Calif. in the mid-1980s and making the jump to a mainstream punk-rock institution with 1994’s Smash, The Offspring has always been a band unafraid...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: O.C. Punks The Offspring Unleash ‘Let The Bad Times Roll,’ Their First Album Since 2012 (Listen/Review)
April 15, 2021
Out Now: O.C. Punks The Offspring Unleash ‘Let The Bad Times Roll,’ Their First Album Since 2012 (Listen/Review)

Nine years is quite a while between albums for active groups, so Let The Bad Times Roll comes with a special kind of anticipation among fans of The Offspring. Despite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Add Some ‘Punk Rock Aerobics’ to Your Routine with Green Day’s New Video for ‘Here Comes the Shock’
February 22, 2021
Add Some ‘Punk Rock Aerobics’ to Your Routine with Green Day’s New Video for ‘Here Comes the Shock’

Green Day debuted a new song/video over the weekend, part of the group‘s continued collaboration with the National Hockey League, intended as part of the NHL’s outdoor game in Lake...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daft Punk Officially Announces Break-Up with Dramatic Video
February 22, 2021
Daft Punk Officially Announces Break-Up with Dramatic Video

Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, otherwise known as the helmet-wearing and groundbreaking Paris-based electronic/dance duo Daft Punk, have officially announced the project’s breakup. A decision as big as this,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Less Than Jake: Ska/Punk Vets’ New Album ‘Silver Linings’ Out Now, Live Stream Concert Tonight 12/11
December 11, 2020
Less Than Jake: Ska/Punk Vets’ New Album ‘Silver Linings’ Out Now, Live Stream Concert Tonight 12/11

Gainesville, Florida’s own Less Than Jake returned on Friday with a new album titled Silver Linings. It’s the veteran ska-punk band‘s ninth studio album to date, and comes with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gwen Stefani Flashes Back to Her Ska-Punk Days in No Doubt with New Song ‘Let Me Reintroduce Myself’ (Listen)
December 8, 2020
Gwen Stefani Flashes Back to Her Ska-Punk Days in No Doubt with New Song ‘Let Me Reintroduce Myself’ (Listen)

Gwen Stefani would like you to know she hasn’t forgotten her roots. Even as the singer/The Voice judge has built a massively successful solo career after breaking from Orange County-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Less Than Jake: Ska/Punk Vets Releasing New Album ‘Silver Linings’ & Playing Live Stream Gig 12/11
November 20, 2020
Less Than Jake: Ska/Punk Vets Releasing New Album ‘Silver Linings’ & Playing Live Stream Gig 12/11

Gainesville, Florida‘s own Less Than Jake will release a new album titled Silver Linings on Dec. 11. It’ll be the ska/punk band’s ninth studio album to date and the follow-up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Punk/Rock Band Story of the Year Playing First Three Albums in Full in New ‘Ghost Signal’ Live Stream Series
September 23, 2020
Punk/Rock Band Story of the Year Playing First Three Albums in Full in New ‘Ghost Signal’ Live Stream Series

Story of the Year, the St. Louis-based rock/punk/emo band that burst onto the scene in 2003 with its debut album, Page Avenue (and its smash-hit single, “Until the Day I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | English Pop-Punk Band Boston Manor Staging Special Live Stream Gig 10/15 from Blackpool Tower
September 21, 2020
English Pop-Punk Band Boston Manor Staging Special Live Stream Gig 10/15 from Blackpool Tower

Back on May 1, English pop-punk/rock band Boston Manor released Glue, its third full-length album, via Pure Noise Records. The record marked a new stylistic approach from the group, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Shares Cover of Wreckless Eric’s Power-Pop/Punk Classic ‘Whole Wide World’ — Listen
September 4, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Shares Cover of Wreckless Eric’s Power-Pop/Punk Classic ‘Whole Wide World’ — Listen

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong is a student of punk music history — and the singer/guitarist has spent much of the past few months sharing solo recordings, usually...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blink-182 Shares Furious, Aggressive (and Relatable) High-Energy Punk Anthem ‘Quarantine’ (Listen)
August 7, 2020
Blink-182 Shares Furious, Aggressive (and Relatable) High-Energy Punk Anthem ‘Quarantine’ (Listen)

Blink-182 has had about enough of the COVID-19 pandemic and its stranglehold over what we all consider ‘normal life.’ On Friday, the band premiered a new single, “Quarantine,” and it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History
August 5, 2020
The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History

In so many ways, The Go-Go’s owned the 1980s. Born out of the Los Angeles punk scene, the band quickly became “America’s Sweethearts,” as guitarist Charlotte Caffey recalls to Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Psychedelic Furs Return: Richard Butler on Early-Era MTV, Post-Punk and ‘Made of Rain,’ the Furs’ First Album in 29 Years (Q&A)
July 28, 2020
The Psychedelic Furs Return: Richard Butler on Early-Era MTV, Post-Punk and ‘Made of Rain,’ the Furs’ First Album in 29 Years (Q&A)

The Psychedelic Furs were gods of the MTV era. But after a ten-year run, and a string of hit songs, albums, and era-defining videos – not to mention having a...

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 | Elvis Costello Returns with Aggressive, Angry, Punked-Up New Song ‘No Flag’ — Listen
June 5, 2020
Elvis Costello Returns with Aggressive, Angry, Punked-Up New Song ‘No Flag’ — Listen

In the second verse of his new song, “No Flag,” Elvis Costello asks a question: I got no illusions, I’ve had no epiphany Why should anybody listen to me? Despite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Hate for Sale,’ a Punky, Jagged New Song from The Pretenders Inspired by the Damned
March 24, 2020
Stream ‘Hate for Sale,’ a Punky, Jagged New Song from The Pretenders Inspired by the Damned

On Tuesday, Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders roared back with the title track to their new album, Hate for Sale. A punky little anthem with jagged riffs and boundless energy,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pop-Punk Vets New Found Glory Premiere ‘Greatest of All Time’; New Album ‘Forever + Ever x Infinity’ Out 5/29
February 10, 2020
Pop-Punk Vets New Found Glory Premiere ‘Greatest of All Time’; New Album ‘Forever + Ever x Infinity’ Out 5/29

On Monday, pop-punk veterans New Found Glory premiered a new music video for “Greatest of All Time,” a song from the band’s upcoming studio album Forever + Ever x Infinity,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Punk Rock + Paintbrushes Holiday Art Show Returning to Los Angeles 12/21
November 19, 2019
Punk Rock + Paintbrushes Holiday Art Show Returning to Los Angeles 12/21

On Dec. 21, the fourth annual Punk Rock + Paintbrushes holiday art show will return to Los Angeles, bringing together figures within the punk rock community as they bond over...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Henry Rollins Talks Black Flag, Punk in Los Angeles and Living in the Future
October 10, 2019
Q&A: Henry Rollins Talks Black Flag, Punk in Los Angeles and Living in the Future

Black Flag was one of the most important bands to come out of the L.A. punk scene of the early-1980s. The band pioneered hardcore, and eventually post-hardcore, under the guiding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sturgill Simpson’s New Album ‘Sound & Fury’ is a Futuristic, Prog/Blues-Rock Steampunk Space Epic with an Accompanying Anime Film (Watch/Listen)
September 27, 2019
Sturgill Simpson’s New Album ‘Sound & Fury’ is a Futuristic, Prog/Blues-Rock Steampunk Space Epic with an Accompanying Anime Film (Watch/Listen)

When Sturgill Simpson dropped a new song and music video titled “Sing Along” in late August, there’s no way his fans were ready for what they heard and saw. Simpson,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Interrupters Turned Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ Into a Bouncy, Ska-Punk Romp — Listen
September 16, 2019
The Interrupters Turned Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ Into a Bouncy, Ska-Punk Romp — Listen

Some songs just sound even better when you add some brass — and on Monday, the Interrupters unleashed their take on Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy,” one of the most popular...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pop-Punk Dads Blink-182 Got a Bunch of Kids to Do Those ‘Fortnite’ Dances Kids Are Always Doing in a Music Video for ‘Darkside’
August 28, 2019
Pop-Punk Dads Blink-182 Got a Bunch of Kids to Do Those ‘Fortnite’ Dances Kids Are Always Doing in a Music Video for ‘Darkside’

Blink-182 bassist/vocalist Mark Hoppus is a “dad” on the most “online” sense of the word. He tweets puns and “dad jokes” frequently on social media, and he’s often amused by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | With Its New Punk Anthem ‘People,’ The 1975 Remains One of the Most Intriguing Bands in the World
August 27, 2019
With Its New Punk Anthem ‘People,’ The 1975 Remains One of the Most Intriguing Bands in the World

The 1975. Are you a fan? If you have kids, are they fans? I’ll bet they are, if they’re into the current alternative/rock/pop scene. This band is massive. They were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Spotlight: LA-Based Alt/Punk Band Mermaed is Ready for Big Things
May 2, 2019
Spotlight: LA-Based Alt/Punk Band Mermaed is Ready for Big Things

What started off as Arielle Ackford and Jacob Evergreen posting covers of their favorite bands on YouTube has now evolved into alternative punk rock band, Mermaed. Making their arrival into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Class Photo (ex. STRFKR) Tackles Serious Loss in New Glossy, Daft-Punk-Meets-Weezer Single ‘Hard Conversation’ (Listen)
May 1, 2019
Class Photo (ex. STRFKR) Tackles Serious Loss in New Glossy, Daft-Punk-Meets-Weezer Single ‘Hard Conversation’ (Listen)

Patrick Morris used to be part of the indie/pop band STRFKR, but has since gone his separate way — and that led him to a new project called Class Photo....

Rock Cellar Magazine | UK Pop/Punk Act Victory Lane Premieres New Single/Video for ‘Happy Sad’
May 1, 2019
UK Pop/Punk Act Victory Lane Premieres New Single/Video for ‘Happy Sad’

UK pop/punk band Victory Lane takes us on a trippy adventure through their mind in the music video for their newest single, “Happy Sad,” off their upcoming Barebones EP due...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Sum 41’s New Video for the Hard-Charging, Punk/Metal Anthem ‘Out for Blood’
April 24, 2019
Watch Sum 41’s New Video for the Hard-Charging, Punk/Metal Anthem ‘Out for Blood’

Canadian pop-punk/metal band Sum 41 roared back on Tuesday with a new single, a track called “Out for Blood” that more or less sounds like what you’d expect from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Northern California Pop-Punk Band Stickup Kid Readying ‘Soul Drive,’ First New LP in Six Years
April 23, 2019
Northern California Pop-Punk Band Stickup Kid Readying ‘Soul Drive,’ First New LP in Six Years

In 2013, California pop-punk band Stickup Kid released their last full length album, Future Fire. Nearly six years later, the band has officially announced their comeback with their forthcoming full-length...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Indie-Rock/Punk Trio Small Words Tackle Weighty Issues On Their New Concept Album, ‘Good Day, Bad Me’
April 18, 2019
Indie-Rock/Punk Trio Small Words Tackle Weighty Issues On Their New Concept Album, ‘Good Day, Bad Me’

Picking up from their 2016 debut EP For What It’s Worthless, Indianapolis indie rock trio Small Words shows us that sometimes life hits you hard — and it’s okay to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch UK Pop-Punk Band Weatherstate’s Video for ‘Medicate,’ a Faithful and Excellent Tribute to Green Day’s ‘Basket Case’ Video
April 17, 2019
Watch UK Pop-Punk Band Weatherstate’s Video for ‘Medicate,’ a Faithful and Excellent Tribute to Green Day’s ‘Basket Case’ Video

Bristol pop-punk band Weatherstate is ready to make some noise, as the young band will release its debut full-length album, Born a Cynic, on May 10. The band members hold...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Weatherstate’s Debut LP ‘Born a Cynic’ with the Catchy, Grungy Pop/Punk of ‘Brain Dead’
March 15, 2019
Preview Weatherstate’s Debut LP ‘Born a Cynic’ with the Catchy, Grungy Pop/Punk of ‘Brain Dead’

The number of U.K.-based pop-punk bands continues to climb as Bristol punks Weatherstate announced the release of their first full-length album, Born A Cynic, out May 10 via Wire Tap...

Rock Cellar Magazine | UK Pop-Punk Band Boston Manor: U.S. Tour with Movements, Drug Church and Trash Boat Starts Soon
March 15, 2019
UK Pop-Punk Band Boston Manor: U.S. Tour with Movements, Drug Church and Trash Boat Starts Soon

UK-based pop/punk band Boston Manor have planned multiple shows in the US this year, but in April the five-piece will go out on a big tour supporting Movements, alongside Drug...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Punk Rock Songs
August 19, 2018
Top 11 Classic Punk Rock Songs

“Punk rock was the tsunami that threatened to drown us all in 1977.” – Pete Townshend “Kick Out the Jams” by the MC5 “Kick Out the Jams” is the title...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Stream 'Sound the Alarm', Ska/Punk Icons Less Than Jake's New EP
February 3, 2017
Best New Music: Stream 'Sound the Alarm', Ska/Punk Icons Less Than Jake's New EP

Gainesville, Florida’s Less Than Jake have been around for quite a while now — 25 years, in fact — and they’re celebrating their lengthy run as ska/punk icons with a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day, Rancid Among Bands Featured in New 'Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk' Doc
December 15, 2016
Green Day, Rancid Among Bands Featured in New 'Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk' Doc

For decades, a scene was brewing in Northern California that would have far-reaching effects on the music business. The punk aesthetic that was prevalent at venues such as 924 Gilman...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Florida Ska/Punk Heroes Less Than Jake Teaming Up with Hawaiian Reggae/Rock Stars Pepper for Winter Tour
November 15, 2016
Florida Ska/Punk Heroes Less Than Jake Teaming Up with Hawaiian Reggae/Rock Stars Pepper for Winter Tour

Two relentlessly active bands will join together for a tour in January 2017 when Gainesville, Florida-based ska/punk outfit Less Than Jake and reggae/rock trio Pepper head out on the road together....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Resilient Pop/Punk/Metal Band Sum 41 to Return with New LP '13 Voices' in October
June 8, 2016
Resilient Pop/Punk/Metal Band Sum 41 to Return with New LP '13 Voices' in October

Back in the early 2000s, Canadian pop/punk/metal outfit Sum 41 catapulted to stardom on the strength of the song Fat Lip, off the group’s 2001 album All Killer, No Filler....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Punk Rock Fatherhood
November 7, 2011
Punk Rock Fatherhood

If your biggest hit is the punk rock anthem Fuck Authority, when you become a father, how do you discipline your own children? That’s the fundamental contradiction and dilemma facing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joyce Manor Teams with Best Friends Animal Society in Los Angeles for New Video/Pet Adoption PSA
July 27, 2022
Joyce Manor Teams with Best Friends Animal Society in Los Angeles for New Video/Pet Adoption PSA

Southern California pop-punk band Joyce Manor debuted a new music video for “Did You Ever Know?,” a song from the group’s recent album 40 Oz to Fresno. The clip, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Interrupters Preview New Album with Throwback Ska Anthem, “As We Live” ft. Tim Armstrong/Rhoda Dakar
July 19, 2022
The Interrupters Preview New Album with Throwback Ska Anthem, “As We Live” ft. Tim Armstrong/Rhoda Dakar

On Aug. 5, punk/ska revivalists The Interrupters will release a new record titled In the Wild. Announced recently, the album comes with anticipation thanks to the Interrupters’ breakthrough success in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greg Norton of Hüsker Dü & UltraBomb Reveals Prostate Cancer Diagnosis – GoFundMe is Set Up
July 15, 2022
Greg Norton of Hüsker Dü & UltraBomb Reveals Prostate Cancer Diagnosis – GoFundMe is Set Up

Greg Norton of the new “punk hardcore power trio” UltraBomb and best known as the mustachioed bass player for Hüsker Dü has tested positive for prostate cancer, and a GoFundMe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hayley Williams Revives Paramore, Plots 12-Show Tour This Fall Around When We Were Young Festival
July 15, 2022
Hayley Williams Revives Paramore, Plots 12-Show Tour This Fall Around When We Were Young Festival

When it was first revealed that Hayley Williams was reviving Paramore for a headlining spot at this October’s When We Were Young Festival in Las Vegas, it sparked hopes that...

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 | Drummer Travis Barker Hospitalized with Pancreatitis, Daughter Urges “Please Send Your Prayers” (Updated)
June 29, 2022
Drummer Travis Barker Hospitalized with Pancreatitis, Daughter Urges “Please Send Your Prayers” (Updated)

Travis Barker, drummer for Blink-182, punk/rock icon and husband to Kourtney Kardashian, was admitted to a hospital in the West Hills area of Los Angeles on Tuesday morning due to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Lit’s Ajay Popoff on New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold,’ the ‘That Thing You Do!’ Moment of “My Own Worst Enemy,” Riding in Dave Grohl’s Private Jet & More
June 27, 2022
Q&A: Lit’s Ajay Popoff on New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold,’ the ‘That Thing You Do!’ Moment of “My Own Worst Enemy,” Riding in Dave Grohl’s Private Jet & More

In 1999, an Orange County, California-based band named Lit released a song called “My Own Worst Enemy.” The lead single from the band’s second album, A Place in the Sun,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dropkick Murphys Honoring Woody Guthrie with ‘This Machine Still Kills Fascists’ Album; Acoustic Theatre Tour
June 21, 2022
Dropkick Murphys Honoring Woody Guthrie with ‘This Machine Still Kills Fascists’ Album; Acoustic Theatre Tour

Massachusetts-based Celtic/punk band Dropkick Murphys are known the world over for their loud, proud and high-energy blend of styles and electrifying live show — but at their core, the ensemble...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Speed of Heat,’ the Very First Solo Album from Jeff “Skunk” Baxter (Listen)
June 17, 2022
Out Now: ‘Speed of Heat,’ the Very First Solo Album from Jeff “Skunk” Baxter (Listen)

Today, June 17, saw the release of Speed of Heat, the very first solo album from Jeff “Skunk” Baxter — revered Rock & Roll Hall of Fame guitarist (and ballistic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke & Jonny Greenwood): North American Tour This Fall; LP Out Now
June 13, 2022
The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke & Jonny Greenwood): North American Tour This Fall; LP Out Now

The Smile, the English indie supergroup featuring Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood, as well as Tom Skinner of Sons of Kemet, unveiled plans for its first-ever tour of North...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World Goes Back to Basics for New Self-Released Track, “Something Loud”; Tour This Fall
June 13, 2022
Jimmy Eat World Goes Back to Basics for New Self-Released Track, “Something Loud”; Tour This Fall

Arizona-based alt/punk/emo band Jimmy Eat World recently returned with a new track, the guitar-forward “Something Loud.” An aptly titled burst of energy, the song showcases the group’s knack for compelling...

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 | Pixies: New Album ‘Doggerel’ Out 9/30; Stream “There’s a Moon On”
June 8, 2022
Pixies: New Album ‘Doggerel’ Out 9/30; Stream “There’s a Moon On”

On Sept. 30, long-running and prolific indie/rock band Pixies will return with Doggerel, the group’s eighth full-length album to date and the follow-up to 2019’s Beneath the Eyrie. Announced on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Bleeding Audio: The Rise and Fall of the Matches’: Filmmaker Chelsea Christer and Bassist Justin SanSouci on Revealing New Doc About the Mid-2000s Music Industry
June 7, 2022
‘Bleeding Audio: The Rise and Fall of the Matches’: Filmmaker Chelsea Christer and Bassist Justin SanSouci on Revealing New Doc About the Mid-2000s Music Industry

The Matches are a four-piece band out of Northern California that emerged in the early 2000s with an offbeat style of pop/punk that landed them a deal with Epitaph Records...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Doe (of X) Releases ‘Fables in a Foreign Land,’ an 1890s Moodfest (Listen)
May 21, 2022
John Doe (of X) Releases ‘Fables in a Foreign Land,’ an 1890s Moodfest (Listen)

John Doe, of the seminal Los Angeles punk band X, has just released Fables in a Foreign Land, his first release on Fat Possum Records – and it stands among...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bayside Returns with Riffy “Strangest Faces,” Ahead of Co-Headlining Tour with Thrice
May 18, 2022
Bayside Returns with Riffy “Strangest Faces,” Ahead of Co-Headlining Tour with Thrice

Queens-based alt/punk band Bayside returned on Wednesday with its first new music since 2019’s Interrobang album, and “Strangest Faces” is a decidedly riff-heavy slab of energy from the group. “Writing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘A Light for Attracting Attention,’ Debut LP of The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood)
May 17, 2022
Out Now: ‘A Light for Attracting Attention,’ Debut LP of The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood)

This past Friday, May 13 saw the release of A Light for Attracting Attention, the debut full-length album from The Smile — experimental/indie supergroup of sorts featuring Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap/Photos: 1980s Fans Brave the Heat for Cruel World Festival in Pasadena to See Blondie, Devo, Morrissey, Bauhaus and Many More
May 16, 2022
Recap/Photos: 1980s Fans Brave the Heat for Cruel World Festival in Pasadena to See Blondie, Devo, Morrissey, Bauhaus and Many More

Debbie Harry of Blondie was absolutely thrilled to be onstage during this past Saturday, May 14’s sold-out Cruel World Festival in Southern California. “You have no idea how good it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Rolling Stones ‘Live at the El Mocambo,’ Revisiting Legendary 1977 Gigs (Listen/Buy)
May 13, 2022
Out Now: Rolling Stones ‘Live at the El Mocambo,’ Revisiting Legendary 1977 Gigs (Listen/Buy)

Today, May 13, The Rolling Stones have unearthed material from the vaults once again for Live at the El Mocambo, a collection of recordings from a March 1977 performance at a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance Shares First New Song Since 2014: Stream the Six-Minute “The Foundations of Decay”
May 12, 2022
My Chemical Romance Shares First New Song Since 2014: Stream the Six-Minute “The Foundations of Decay”

Surprise: Here’s “The Foundations of Decay,” a brand new song from My Chemical Romance that marks the first new material from the iconic punk/emo band since 2014:. This surprise-release track...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke & Jonny Greenwood) Shares Stop-Motion Video for “Thin Thing”
May 10, 2022
The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke & Jonny Greenwood) Shares Stop-Motion Video for “Thin Thing”

This Friday, May 13, The Smile — an experimental/indie supergroup of sorts featuring Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood and Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner — will release A Light...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Share Unheard “Tumbling Dice,” “Hot Stuff” Recordings from ‘Live at the El Mocambo’ (Out 5/13)
May 6, 2022
Rolling Stones Share Unheard “Tumbling Dice,” “Hot Stuff” Recordings from ‘Live at the El Mocambo’ (Out 5/13)

Next Friday, May 13, the Rolling Stones will dig into the vaults once again for Live at the El Mocambo, a collection of recordings from a March 1977 performance at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | BeachLife Festival (5/13-15) Live Stream; Watch Weezer, Smashing Pumpkins, Steve Miller Band, 311, Sheryl Crow, Black Pumas, Stone Temple Pilots & More
May 3, 2022
BeachLife Festival (5/13-15) Live Stream; Watch Weezer, Smashing Pumpkins, Steve Miller Band, 311, Sheryl Crow, Black Pumas, Stone Temple Pilots & More

Coming up on May 13-15, a number of musical acts spanning genres and eras will convene in picturesque Redondo Beach, California for the BeachLife Festival — and even if you...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Bloc Party Re-Emerges with its Vibrant Sound Intact on New Album ‘Alpha Games’ (Listen)
April 29, 2022
Out Now: Bloc Party Re-Emerges with its Vibrant Sound Intact on New Album ‘Alpha Games’ (Listen)

When English rock/indie/”post-punk revival” band Bloc Party first previewed its new album, Alpha Games, one thing was certain: the throwback vibes were strong, reminiscent of the group’s breakthrough 2005 debut,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff “Skunk” Baxter Shares “Bad Move,” ft. Clint Black — ‘Speed of Heat’ Solo Album Coming 6/22
April 28, 2022
Jeff “Skunk” Baxter Shares “Bad Move,” ft. Clint Black — ‘Speed of Heat’ Solo Album Coming 6/22

On June 22, Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, the revered Rock & Roll Hall of Fame guitarist (and ballistic missile expert with the United States government) with a resume featuring timeless work as...

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 | Journey Debuts “You Got the Best of Me,” New Album ‘Freedom’ Arrives 7/8 (Pre-Order)
April 26, 2022
Journey Debuts “You Got the Best of Me,” New Album ‘Freedom’ Arrives 7/8 (Pre-Order)

“You Got the Best of Me” is the title of a roaring, high-energy new single from Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Journey premiered on Tuesday. It’s a preview of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cave In Releasing ‘Heavy Pendulum’ LP 5/20; Preview with Three Crushing Songs
April 26, 2022
Cave In Releasing ‘Heavy Pendulum’ LP 5/20; Preview with Three Crushing Songs

Massachusetts-based post-hardcore/alt band Cave In will return on May 20 with its ninth studio album, Heavy Pendulum. Announced recently, the record has now been previewed with three songs, the latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Hayley Williams Sing Paramore’s “Misery Business” with Billie Eilish at Weekend 2 of Coachella
April 25, 2022
Watch Hayley Williams Sing Paramore’s “Misery Business” with Billie Eilish at Weekend 2 of Coachella

For each of the past two weekends, Billie Eilish delivered powerhouse headlining performances at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, taking the main stage each Saturday night with her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Envy of None (ft. Rush’s Alex Lifeson) Shares New Video for “Never Said I Love You”; Debut Album Available Now
April 25, 2022
Envy of None (ft. Rush’s Alex Lifeson) Shares New Video for “Never Said I Love You”; Debut Album Available Now

Envy of None, the brand new musical project of Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson, recently arrived with its debut self-titled record. A collaboration between Lifeson, Andy Curran (Coney Hatch), producer/engineer Alfio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pup Brings the People Together (and Reunites Lost Phones with Owners) at the Fonda with Skegss, Pinkshift (Recap)
April 22, 2022
Pup Brings the People Together (and Reunites Lost Phones with Owners) at the Fonda with Skegss, Pinkshift (Recap)

“This band was supposed to play basement shows and that’s it — so we have absolutely peaked,” remarked Stefan Babcock of the band Pup on stage at the Fonda Theatre...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deftones’ Greek Theatre Tour Stop a Reminder How They Survived the ‘Nu-Metal’ Genre They Helped Create (Recap)
April 21, 2022
Deftones’ Greek Theatre Tour Stop a Reminder How They Survived the ‘Nu-Metal’ Genre They Helped Create (Recap)

The vibe at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday night was one of relief. Deftones were in town for a concert, but not just any concert: A gig...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke & Jonny Greenwood) Releasing Debut LP 5/13, Shares Song
April 20, 2022
The Smile (ft. Radiohead’s Thom Yorke & Jonny Greenwood) Releasing Debut LP 5/13, Shares Song

The Smile, the new supergroup made up of Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead and Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner, will release its debut full-length album, A Light 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 | Out Now: The Regrettes Take a Leap in Search of Self on New Album ‘Further Joy’ (Listen)
April 7, 2022
Out Now: The Regrettes Take a Leap in Search of Self on New Album ‘Further Joy’ (Listen)

Further Joy is the third full-length album from pop/punk/indie band The Regrettes, which has been adding new slashes to its genre characterization with each record. Previewed in recent weeks with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Regrettes Preview New LP ‘Further Joy’ (Out 4/8) with Powerful “Anxieties (Out of Time)” on ‘Kimmel’
April 6, 2022
Watch The Regrettes Preview New LP ‘Further Joy’ (Out 4/8) with Powerful “Anxieties (Out of Time)” on ‘Kimmel’

This Friday, April 8, The Regrettes will release a new record titled Further Joy. As the indie/rock/pop band has exhibited on a few pre-release tracks, this album seems on track...

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 | Premiere: Mickey Leigh’s Mutated Music Debuts “I Got a Message for You” Video
April 5, 2022
Premiere: Mickey Leigh’s Mutated Music Debuts “I Got a Message for You” Video

Mickey Leigh’s Mutated Music is the garage-punk project helmed by Mickey Leigh, brother of late Ramones singer Joey Ramone. Leigh recently released his solo debut record, Variants of Vibe, back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: PUP’s New Album ‘The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND,’ the Soundtrack for Anxious Times
April 1, 2022
Out Now: PUP’s New Album ‘The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND,’ the Soundtrack for Anxious Times

Canadian punk/indie band PUP is pretty much the perfect band for the world right now. Post-pandemic  — well, are we actually post-pandemic, or are we still actually in a pandemic? That probably depends...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Regrettes Share Resilient Anthem “Anxieties (Out Of Time),” New Album ‘Further Joy’ Coming 4/8
March 30, 2022
The Regrettes Share Resilient Anthem “Anxieties (Out Of Time),” New Album ‘Further Joy’ Coming 4/8

The Regrettes are nearing the April 8 release of their third album, Further Joy, and at this point the stylistic progression of the band is as evident as ever. What...

Rock Cellar Magazine | FX’s ‘Pistol,’ Danny Boyle’s Limited Series Based on Sex Pistols’ Steve Jones’ Memoir, to Premiere in May
March 30, 2022
FX’s ‘Pistol,’ Danny Boyle’s Limited Series Based on Sex Pistols’ Steve Jones’ Memoir, to Premiere in May

Back in January 2021, it was announced that director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire) was working on a new FX limited series based on Lonely Boy, the 2017 memoir from Sex...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: AFI Previews ‘Bodies’ Tour in LA with an Electrifying Mix of Old, New and Everything in Between
March 29, 2022
Recap: AFI Previews ‘Bodies’ Tour in LA with an Electrifying Mix of Old, New and Everything in Between

There are two distinct eras of AFI. The first is the noisy hardcore/punk group that emerged from Ukiah, California in the early-to-mid 1990s, amassing a fervent audience enraptured with vocalist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff “Skunk” Baxter: First-Ever Solo Album ‘Speed of Heat’ 6/22; Stream a Fresh Take on “My Old School”
March 29, 2022
Jeff “Skunk” Baxter: First-Ever Solo Album ‘Speed of Heat’ 6/22; Stream a Fresh Take on “My Old School”

Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, revered Rock & Roll Hall of Fame guitarist (and ballistic missile expert with the United States government), with a resume featuring timeless work as a key figure...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Wallows Hits the Bullseye with ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ LP, Extends Mostly Sold-Out Tour (Listen)
March 28, 2022
Out Now: Wallows Hits the Bullseye with ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ LP, Extends Mostly Sold-Out Tour (Listen)

Tell Me That It’s Over is the title of a new studio album from Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (one of the stars of the latest Scream film and Netflix’s 13...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Revisiting Legendary 1977 Gigs for ‘Live at the El Mocambo’ 5/13; Preview with Two Songs
March 25, 2022
Rolling Stones Revisiting Legendary 1977 Gigs for ‘Live at the El Mocambo’ 5/13; Preview with Two Songs

In March 1977, The Rolling Stones played a 300-capacity Toronto club called The El Mocambo — and on May 13, the recordings from those legendary performances will be released for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taking Back Sunday: ‘Tell All Your Friends’ 20th Anniversary Edition 5/27, Ahead of Third Eye Blind Tour
March 24, 2022
Taking Back Sunday: ‘Tell All Your Friends’ 20th Anniversary Edition 5/27, Ahead of Third Eye Blind Tour

Among the albums most exemplary of the “emo” scene of the early-to-mid 2000s was 2002’s Tell All Your Friends, the debut record from Taking Back Sunday. On May 27, that seminal...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Bauhaus: Listen to “Drink the New Wine,” Band’s First New Music in 14 Years
March 23, 2022
New Bauhaus: Listen to “Drink the New Wine,” Band’s First New Music in 14 Years

“Drink the New Wine” is the title of a new song from Bauhaus, the esteemed English post-punk band’s first bit of new material in 14 years. Debuted on Wednesday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Experiences the Highs, Lows, & Scandals of Fame and Rocks the Moon in New Video for “Totally Fine”
March 22, 2022
PUP Experiences the Highs, Lows, & Scandals of Fame and Rocks the Moon in New Video for “Totally Fine”

When is a band more than a band? In the new music video for “Totally Fine,” Canadian punk/indie band PUP experiences it all. Specifically, the band takes a journey involving fame, fortune, headlines,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Machine Gun Kelly Announces ‘Mainstream Sellout’ Arena Tour ft. Avril Lavigne, Travis Barker, Willow, More (LP 3/25)
March 21, 2022
Machine Gun Kelly Announces ‘Mainstream Sellout’ Arena Tour ft. Avril Lavigne, Travis Barker, Willow, More (LP 3/25)

The past few years have seen an exponential rise in profile for Machine Gun Kelly, and this summer the rapper/singer/actor will embark on arguably his biggest headlining tour yet. Dubbed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: Stream “(I’m Gonna) Run Away”; Acoustic Album ‘Changeup’ Out 3/25
March 21, 2022
New Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: Stream “(I’m Gonna) Run Away”; Acoustic Album ‘Changeup’ Out 3/25

You know Joan Jett & the Blackhearts for their loud, proud and iconic rock & roll anthems — but on March 25, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ensemble...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance Dates to North American Tour; Midtown to Support in a Few Markets
March 9, 2022
My Chemical Romance Dates to North American Tour; Midtown to Support in a Few Markets

If it feels like ages since My Chemical Romance originally announced its comeback … that’s because it has taken quite a while. After initially appearing in Los Angeles to play...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Thrice & Bayside Announce Co-Headlining 2022 Tour with Special Guest Anxious
March 8, 2022
Thrice & Bayside Announce Co-Headlining 2022 Tour with Special Guest Anxious

Genre-defying Orange County band Thrice will team up with veteran Queens, New York-based alt/punk rockers Bayside for a co-headlining tour in June, it was announced on Tuesday. Providing support for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Ride Through Las Vegas in Wallows’ New Video for “At The End of the Day”; New Album 3/25
March 4, 2022
Take a Ride Through Las Vegas in Wallows’ New Video for “At The End of the Day”; New Album 3/25

Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (one of the stars of the latest Scream film and Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why), Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Regrettes to Release ‘Further Joy’ LP 4/8, Share “That’s What Makes Me Love You”
March 4, 2022
The Regrettes to Release ‘Further Joy’ LP 4/8, Share “That’s What Makes Me Love You”

Four-piece pop/punk band The Regrettes will release Further Joy, a new studio album, on April 8. The group officially detailed its third record on Friday, accompanied by album artwork, tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Turnstile Turn the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Set Into a Mosh Pit with Performances from ‘Glow On’ LP
March 3, 2022
Watch Turnstile Turn the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Set Into a Mosh Pit with Performances from ‘Glow On’ LP

Baltimore-based punk/”thrash-funk” band Turnstile is in the midst of an exponential rise based around the 2021 release of Glow On, the group’s breakthrough, genre-defying and thrilling third full-length album. Out on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Announces ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’ Spring U.S. Tour ft. Radkey and Blame My Youth
March 1, 2022
The Offspring Announces ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’ Spring U.S. Tour ft. Radkey and Blame My Youth

Last April, Orange County punk vets The Offspring released Let The Bad Times Roll, the band’s tenth studio record to date. Since its release, the band had yet to head...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Front Man Stefan Babcock Confronts Guilt Over Neglecting His Once-Favorite Guitar in “Matilda” Video
March 1, 2022
PUP Front Man Stefan Babcock Confronts Guilt Over Neglecting His Once-Favorite Guitar in “Matilda” Video

Canadian punk/indie band PUP has been busy previewing a new album titled The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND, due on April 1. The latest song shared from the record arrived on Tuesday in the form...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Regrettes Debut Video for “You’re So F*cking Pretty,” On Tour Now (Including Coachella & Bonnaroo)
February 28, 2022
The Regrettes Debut Video for “You’re So F*cking Pretty,” On Tour Now (Including Coachella & Bonnaroo)

“You’re So F*cking Pretty” reflects a shift in style and focus for The Regrettes, a four-piece pop/punk band that amassed some buzz in 2019 with How Do You Love? and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rise Against Maps Out Summer Tour with Special Guests The Used and Senses Fail
February 28, 2022
Rise Against Maps Out Summer Tour with Special Guests The Used and Senses Fail

The spirit of the Vans Warped Tour will be brought back to life this summer with a headlining tour from punk/alt veterans Rise Against, with special guests The Used and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Underoath Brings ‘Voyeurist’ Tour to Los Angeles with Spiritbox, Bad Omens and Stray from the Path
February 25, 2022
Recap: Underoath Brings ‘Voyeurist’ Tour to Los Angeles with Spiritbox, Bad Omens and Stray from the Path

At one point during the headlining set from Underoath on Thursday night at the Wiltern in Los Angeles, vocalist Spencer Chamberlain remarked that this past week of live gigs were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dropkick Murphys to Play Free St. Patrick’s Day Live Stream Concert from House of Blues Boston
February 23, 2022
Dropkick Murphys to Play Free St. Patrick’s Day Live Stream Concert from House of Blues Boston

St. Patrick’s Day is just a few short weeks away, so you know what that means: It’s time for another holiday-themed concert event from Massachusetts Celtic punk icons, Dropkick Murphys....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41 + Simple Plan Announce Co-Headlining ‘Blame Canada’ 2022 Tour, Playing Debut Albums in Full
February 22, 2022
Sum 41 + Simple Plan Announce Co-Headlining ‘Blame Canada’ 2022 Tour, Playing Debut Albums in Full

Sum 41 and Simple Plan, two of the biggest bands of the early 2000s pop/punk scene, just so happened to hail from Canada. This spring they’ll team up for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Releasing ‘CMFB…SIDES’ 2/25; Debuts Cover of ‘Eddie and the Cruisers’ Classic
February 17, 2022
Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Releasing ‘CMFB…SIDES’ 2/25; Debuts Cover of ‘Eddie and the Cruisers’ Classic

Back in 2020, Slipknot main man Corey Taylor released CMFT (as in Corey Mother Fuckin’ Taylor), his debut solo album packed with music very far removed from his heavy metal/thrash...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turnstile Shares Animated Video for “Underwater Boi,” from Acclaimed ‘Glow On’ LP; Sold-Out Tour Starts 2/22
February 16, 2022
Turnstile Shares Animated Video for “Underwater Boi,” from Acclaimed ‘Glow On’ LP; Sold-Out Tour Starts 2/22

Baltimore-based punk/experimental band Turnstile is preparing to head out on a hotly anticipated and sold-out headlining tour in support of its breakthrough, genre-defying and thrilling 2021 album, Glow On.  The tour gets...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory Announces ‘Sticks and Stones’ 20th Anniversary Tour ft. Four Year Strong and Be Well
February 15, 2022
New Found Glory Announces ‘Sticks and Stones’ 20th Anniversary Tour ft. Four Year Strong and Be Well

When Florida-based pop/punk band New Found Glory released their third full-length album, Sticks and Stones, in 2002, it was a massive boost to NFG’s popularity — and, likely, a significant...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Third Eye Blind Commemorating 25th Anniversary with ‘Summer Gods’ Tour ft. Taking Back Sunday & Hockey Dad
February 14, 2022
Third Eye Blind Commemorating 25th Anniversary with ‘Summer Gods’ Tour ft. Taking Back Sunday & Hockey Dad

Stephan Jenkins and Third Eye Blind will commemorate 25 years since the release of the band’s breakthrough 1997 self-titled album with a special tour this summer. Officially announced on Monday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | William Ryan Key (Ex-Yellowcard) Dives All the Way in with New Experimental EP, ‘Everything Except Desire’ (Listen)
February 11, 2022
William Ryan Key (Ex-Yellowcard) Dives All the Way in with New Experimental EP, ‘Everything Except Desire’ (Listen)

“I was already waist-deep in the pool, I just decided to dive all the way in.” That’s a phrase singer/songwriter William Ryan Key used in discussing his new EP, Everything...

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 | Rest in Peace, Funk/Soul Singer Betty Davis: 1944-2022
February 9, 2022
Rest in Peace, Funk/Soul Singer Betty Davis: 1944-2022

Betty Davis, an American funk/soul singer and model known for an unmistakable sense of musical style and a career that  featured three albums in the 1970s before retiring from music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Reinvigorated, The Rave-Ups Reignite Classic Sound on New Reunion Album, ‘Tomorrow’
February 4, 2022
Out Now: Reinvigorated, The Rave-Ups Reignite Classic Sound on New Reunion Album, ‘Tomorrow’

In 2019, When Jimmer Podrasky started making new music with his Rave-Ups bandmates for the first time in decades, he remembered how good their three studio albums were and didn’t...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: William Ryan Key on Taking a Leap with His New EP, Yellowcard’s Ups & Downs, Mental Health & Star Wars
February 3, 2022
Q&A: William Ryan Key on Taking a Leap with His New EP, Yellowcard’s Ups & Downs, Mental Health & Star Wars

William Ryan Key is, for lack of a better term, a key figure in pop/punk history. With Yellowcard, he hit a high note with 2003’s “Ocean Avenue,” a breakthrough single...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows Debuts DIY “Especially You” Music Video; New Album ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ Out 3/25
February 3, 2022
Wallows Debuts DIY “Especially You” Music Video; New Album ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ Out 3/25

Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wallows could very well be one of the biggest indie bands around right now — and they’re poised for an even bigger breakthrough in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Recap: The Smile (Radiohead’s Thom Yorke/Jonny Greenwood & Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner) Introduce Themselves with Three Live Gigs in 12 Hours
February 2, 2022
Live Recap: The Smile (Radiohead’s Thom Yorke/Jonny Greenwood & Sons of Kemet’s Tom Skinner) Introduce Themselves with Three Live Gigs in 12 Hours

The Smile at Magazine, London January 29 and 30, 2022 — reviewed by Emily Herring At the end of January, Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood launched their new band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI Reschedules 2022 Tour Supporting New Album ‘Bodies’; Dates Pushed to the Fall
January 31, 2022
AFI Reschedules 2022 Tour Supporting New Album ‘Bodies’; Dates Pushed to the Fall

Back in June of 2021, AFI released Bodies, the alt/punk band‘s 11th studio album and first since 2017. A dark, moody album featuring some of the band’s strongest work in a while, Bodies is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Take a Ride with Steve Vai on ‘Inviolate,’ the Guitar Wizard’s New Studio Record
January 28, 2022
Out Now: Take a Ride with Steve Vai on ‘Inviolate,’ the Guitar Wizard’s New Studio Record

Guitar icon Steve Vai recently announced he had to postpone the start of his 2022 tour to the fall due to a surgical procedure, but that setback didn’t affect the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Underoath: Intense New Album ‘Voyeurist’ Out Now; Tour with Spiritbox Starts Feb. 18
January 27, 2022
Underoath: Intense New Album ‘Voyeurist’ Out Now; Tour with Spiritbox Starts Feb. 18

Voyeurist is the title of the new studio album from Underoath, the long-running rock/metalcore band that first broke out with 2004’s They’re Only Chasing Safety and has been a steady...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Regrettes Reschedule Spring 2022 Tour, Building to Spots at Coachella and Bonnaroo
January 20, 2022
The Regrettes Reschedule Spring 2022 Tour, Building to Spots at Coachella and Bonnaroo

The Regrettes, the four-piece pop/punk band on the rise in recent years after a series of acclaimed releases, returned in the fall with an engaging new song, “Monday,” which featured...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jawbreaker Announces 25th Anniversary Tour for ‘Dear You’ with a Variety of Support Acts
January 18, 2022
Jawbreaker Announces 25th Anniversary Tour for ‘Dear You’ with a Variety of Support Acts

Influential New York City-based punk/emo band Jawbreaker announced a special anniversary tour for its 1995 album, Dear You. It may actually be 27 years since that ’95 record, but as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Details New Album ‘the Unraveling of Puptheband,’ Shares “Robot Writes a Love Song”
January 18, 2022
PUP Details New Album ‘the Unraveling of Puptheband,’ Shares “Robot Writes a Love Song”

Canadian punk/indie band PUP will release a new album titled The Unraveling of Puptheband on April 1. Recorded over the summer of 2021 in Connecticut at the “bat-filled mansion” of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U.K. Bands Boston Manor, Trash Boat and Higher Power Linking Up for Spring 2022 Tour
January 17, 2022
U.K. Bands Boston Manor, Trash Boat and Higher Power Linking Up for Spring 2022 Tour

English pop-punk/rock band Boston Manor has announced a headlining tour of North America set to kick off in April. The tour news comes on the heels of an eventful 2021 that...

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 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 | BeachLife Festival 2022: Steve Miller Band, Sheryl Crow, Smashing Pumpkins, Weezer, 311, Black Pumas, More (Info)
January 10, 2022
BeachLife Festival 2022: Steve Miller Band, Sheryl Crow, Smashing Pumpkins, Weezer, 311, Black Pumas, More (Info)

On May 13-15, 2022, a number of musical acts spanning genres and eras will convene in picturesque Redondo Beach, California for the BeachLife Festival — and this year’s event looks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from William Ryan Key (Yellowcard): Stream the Experimental/Ambient “Brighton” (Solo EP in February)
January 5, 2022
New from William Ryan Key (Yellowcard): Stream the Experimental/Ambient “Brighton” (Solo EP in February)

It’s been four years since pop/punk band Yellowcard called it a career with a series of triumphant farewell gigs — and front man William Ryan Key is ready to get...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Turnstile Play Seven Songs from its Breakout 2021 LP ‘Glow On’ as an ‘NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert’
January 5, 2022
Watch Turnstile Play Seven Songs from its Breakout 2021 LP ‘Glow On’ as an ‘NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert’

Turnstile is riding an incredible wave of momentum, and this week brought the Baltimore-based punk/experimental band to the masses once again with an NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert. Playing seven songs...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs
December 29, 2021
Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs

If you haven’t yet made your New Year’s resolution, we’re here to help. We’ve come up with the Top 11 songs about bad habits you should resolve to change this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U.K. Hardcore/Alt-Rock Band Higher Power Returns with Grungy Anthem, “Fall From Grace”
December 22, 2021
U.K. Hardcore/Alt-Rock Band Higher Power Returns with Grungy Anthem, “Fall From Grace”

Higher Power returned with "Fall From Grace," the U.K.-based hardcore/alt-rock band's first new music in about two years.

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Hunky Dory’ at 50: Looking Back on David Bowie’s Transitional 1971 Record
December 16, 2021
‘Hunky Dory’ at 50: Looking Back on David Bowie’s Transitional 1971 Record

Visionary. Truth teller. Influencer. Pioneer. Storyteller. There are countless superlatives to describe the iconic David Bowie, but even such lofty praise is perhaps insufficient to represent the critically acclaimed musician,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Turnstile Bring its Explosive Live Show to the ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ Stage with Two Songs
December 16, 2021
Watch Turnstile Bring its Explosive Live Show to the ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ Stage with Two Songs

Turnstile brought its incendiary live show to the 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' stage for not one, but two songs rom 'Glow On.'

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Idol Dancing with His Granddaughter to “Jingle Bell Rock” is the Perfect Gift This Holiday Season
December 13, 2021
Billy Idol Dancing with His Granddaughter to “Jingle Bell Rock” is the Perfect Gift This Holiday Season

This time of year, we look to social media to provide warmth and the spirit of the holiday season — and a must-follow on Instagram is the official account of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Green Day ‘BBC Sessions’ Live Album of Performances from 1994-2001 (Listen)
December 10, 2021
Out Now: Green Day ‘BBC Sessions’ Live Album of Performances from 1994-2001 (Listen)

BBC Sessions is a new live release from Green Day bringing together broadcast performances the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame rock/punk outfit delivered from 1994, 1996, 1998, and 2001....

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 | Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas Songs
December 1, 2021
Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas Songs

It's that time of year, when everybody hears Christmas songs everywhere -- but which ones truly rock? Here's a few that definitely do ...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Our Lady Peace: ‘Stop Making Stupid People Famous’ U.S. Tour On Now; New ‘Spiritual Machines II’ LP in 2022
November 30, 2021
Our Lady Peace: ‘Stop Making Stupid People Famous’ U.S. Tour On Now; New ‘Spiritual Machines II’ LP in 2022

Our Lady Peace, the Canadian alt/rock band that emerged in the mid-1990s with global success thanks to hit singles such as “Superman’s Dead” and “Clumsy,” has a run of U.S....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Ultra Q (ft. Jakob Armstrong, Son of Green Day’s Billie Joe) Emerges with ‘Get Yourself a Friend’ EP (Listen)
November 19, 2021
Out Now: Ultra Q (ft. Jakob Armstrong, Son of Green Day’s Billie Joe) Emerges with ‘Get Yourself a Friend’ EP (Listen)

Listening to Get Yourself a Friend, the new EP from Ultra Q, you might at times think that vocalist Jakob Danger sounds eerily reminiscent of Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Miss Warped Tour? Catch the ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ Tour with Neck Deep/Boston Manor/Zero 9:36/Heart Attack Man/Oxymorrons
November 15, 2021
Recap: Miss Warped Tour? Catch the ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ Tour with Neck Deep/Boston Manor/Zero 9:36/Heart Attack Man/Oxymorrons

For years, the Vans Warped Tour entertained the youth of America with an annual summer gathering of the “underground” scene, a morning-to-night slate of entertainment featuring bands from across the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turnstile Announces 2022 North American Tour; Acclaimed, Adventurous New ‘Glow On’ LP Out Now
November 15, 2021
Turnstile Announces 2022 North American Tour; Acclaimed, Adventurous New ‘Glow On’ LP Out Now

With the release of Glow On in late August, Baltimore-based punk/experimental band Turnstile took a big leap. The bold, genre-defying mix of styles rooted in punk but also dabbling in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to Ted Nugent’s “Come and Take It,” Rocker’s New ‘All-American Defiant Battle Hymn’
November 12, 2021
Listen to Ted Nugent’s “Come and Take It,” Rocker’s New ‘All-American Defiant Battle Hymn’

You know how you can immediately tell what a song is about by its title alone? “Come And Take It” is a new song from guitar hero/outspoken rocker Ted Nugent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | NHC (Dave Navarro, Taylor Hawkins and Chris Chaney) Share New Songs, “Devil That You Know” & “Lazy Eyes”
November 12, 2021
NHC (Dave Navarro, Taylor Hawkins and Chris Chaney) Share New Songs, “Devil That You Know” & “Lazy Eyes”

Back in September, the world was introduced to a new rock and roll supergroup of impressive pedigree: NHC, a trio made up of Dave Navarro (of Jane’s Addiction and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mastodon Lands Atop Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums Chart with Crushing New Double-LP ‘Hushed and Grim’ (Listen)
November 10, 2021
Mastodon Lands Atop Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums Chart with Crushing New Double-LP ‘Hushed and Grim’ (Listen)

Released on Oct. 29, Hushed and Grim is the eighth studio album from hard rock/metal kings Mastodon, and the band’s first since 2017’s Emperor of Sand. With an epic running...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Knotfest Los Angeles Recap: Slipknot’s Dark Carnival of Heavy Metal Precision
November 7, 2021
Knotfest Los Angeles Recap: Slipknot’s Dark Carnival of Heavy Metal Precision

“Welcome to a dream come true, you crazy motherfuckers,” said Corey Taylor, lead singer of Iowa-based metal ensemble Slipknot after his band raged through “Unsainted” and “Disasterpiece” to begin Knotfest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Boston Manor Embraces the ’90s Vibes on Slick, Focused New ‘Desperate Times Desperate Pleasures’ EP — Listen
November 3, 2021
Boston Manor Embraces the ’90s Vibes on Slick, Focused New ‘Desperate Times Desperate Pleasures’ EP — Listen

English pop-punk/rock band Boston Manor took a big stylistic leap forward in 2020 with Glue, its third full-length album, which came out during in the height of the pandemic via...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Review: Thrice Explores its Vast and Versatile Catalog at the Hollywood Palladium on ‘Horizons/East’ Tour
November 1, 2021
Live Review: Thrice Explores its Vast and Versatile Catalog at the Hollywood Palladium on ‘Horizons/East’ Tour

The Thrice that records and tours in 2021 is not the Thrice that formed in 1998 in Orange County, California. As the years have flown by, the group — guitarist/vocalist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Set It Off Debuts Neon-Soaked Self-Actualization Anthem “Skeleton,” Announces 2022 Tour
November 1, 2021
Set It Off Debuts Neon-Soaked Self-Actualization Anthem “Skeleton,” Announces 2022 Tour

Dynamic pop/punk band Set It Off has amassed a strong following for its extremely high-energy live shows and irreverently unpredictable musical style — and on Monday, the band ushered in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Limp Bizkit ‘Still Sucks’: Nu-Metal Dads Return with a New Record Whether You Like it or Not (Plus, an INXS Cover)
November 1, 2021
Limp Bizkit ‘Still Sucks’: Nu-Metal Dads Return with a New Record Whether You Like it or Not (Plus, an INXS Cover)

Limp Bizkit knows what you think. But Fred Durst and Co. have long expressed that they “don’t give a f***” about much of anything when it comes to criticism levied...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Billy Bragg’s Resilient New Album, ‘The Million Things That Never Happened’ (Listen)
October 29, 2021
Out Now: Billy Bragg’s Resilient New Album, ‘The Million Things That Never Happened’ (Listen)

Today, Oct. 29, highly regarded Engish folk/punk stalwart Billy Bragg released his tenth studio album, The Million Things That Never Happened — and it finds him as focused and feisty...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “We Never Tried to Fit in With What Was Happening Around Us”: Violent Femmes’ Brian Ritchie on 30 Years of ‘Why Do Birds Sing?’ and the Femmes’ Legacy
October 28, 2021
“We Never Tried to Fit in With What Was Happening Around Us”: Violent Femmes’ Brian Ritchie on 30 Years of ‘Why Do Birds Sing?’ and the Femmes’ Legacy

During the 1980s, Violent Femmes created one of alternative rock’s most instantly recognizable intros with “Blister in the Sun,” a song that remains a classic decades later. Yet longtime fans...

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 | Drummer Gina Schock on Her New Book ‘Made in Hollywood: All Access with the Go-Go’s,’ Rock Hall of Fame Induction and Beyond
October 26, 2021
Drummer Gina Schock on Her New Book ‘Made in Hollywood: All Access with the Go-Go’s,’ Rock Hall of Fame Induction and Beyond

You may think you’ve stumbled into a time warp when you see how omnipresent The Go-Go’s have become in 2021. Formed as a punk band in 1978, the group —...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Billy Idol Perform His Song “Bitter Taste” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’; New ‘The Roadside’ EP Out Now
October 8, 2021
Watch Billy Idol Perform His Song “Bitter Taste” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’; New ‘The Roadside’ EP Out Now

Back on Sept. 17, English punk rock icon Billy Idol released The Roadside EP, a set of four gritty new songs produced by Butch Walker that serves as Idol’s first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus Update: “Just Saw My Oncologist and I’m Cancer Free!”
September 29, 2021
Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus Update: “Just Saw My Oncologist and I’m Cancer Free!”

Blink-182 bassist/songwriter/punk rock icon Mark Hoppus took to his Instagram page on Wednesday to share an update regarding his cancer fight, something he went public with back in June and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Regrettes Exorcise “Monday” Anxiety in New Music Video (Featuring an Olivia Rodrigo Cameo)
September 24, 2021
Watch The Regrettes Exorcise “Monday” Anxiety in New Music Video (Featuring an Olivia Rodrigo Cameo)

Gotta get the fuck out of L.A./Run from the sun before it burns my brain. That’s part of the chorus of “Monday,” a deliriously catchy new song from The Regrettes,...

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 | Out Now: With ‘Horizons/East,’ Thrice Pulls the Floor Out in Search of Answers, Finds Beauty in the Chaos (Listen)
September 17, 2021
Out Now: With ‘Horizons/East,’ Thrice Pulls the Floor Out in Search of Answers, Finds Beauty in the Chaos (Listen)

Horizons/East is not the album some Thrice fans will be hoping to hear. That this sentence could be written about a number of previous releases from the Orange County, Calif.-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James’: Q&A with Director Sacha Jenkins & Producer Steve Rivo
September 10, 2021
‘Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James’: Q&A with Director Sacha Jenkins & Producer Steve Rivo

As the 1980s loomed, Motown Records, once a pop music, culture-defining juggernaut, seemed to be on its last legs. Then, along came Rick James.  Although James had spent almost two...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brinsley Schwarz — The Man, Not the Band — is Back with Something to Say (and a New Album, ‘Tangled’)
September 10, 2021
Brinsley Schwarz — The Man, Not the Band — is Back with Something to Say (and a New Album, ‘Tangled’)

In many ways, Brinsley Schwarz were the UK’s version of the Band. The progenitors of “pub rock” across the pond, the band, which featured Nick Lowe on bass and vocals,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day, the ‘Wake Me Up When September Ends’ Social Media Jokes and Billie Joe Armstrong’s Reaction
September 1, 2021
Green Day, the ‘Wake Me Up When September Ends’ Social Media Jokes and Billie Joe Armstrong’s Reaction

Thanks to social media’s prevalence in our lives, certain things achieve “meme” status that otherwise wouldn’t. One of the most notable among online music communities happens every year around the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Halsey’s ‘If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power,’ Produced by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross and Featuring Dave Grohl and Lindsey Buckingham (Listen)
August 27, 2021
Out Now: Halsey’s ‘If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power,’ Produced by Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross and Featuring Dave Grohl and Lindsey Buckingham (Listen)

If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power is the fourth studio album from Halsey — and the singer/songwriter/pop icon’s latest record, released to the masses on Friday. It arrived...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Bring Rock Back to the Forum in LA with Marathon Gig ft. Nandi Bushell and a Charlie Watts Tribute
August 27, 2021
Foo Fighters Bring Rock Back to the Forum in LA with Marathon Gig ft. Nandi Bushell and a Charlie Watts Tribute

“I … I’m a one-way motorway,” sang Dave Grohl, slowly, with the lights dimmed at the Forum in Los Angeles on Thursday night, the gathered masses anticipating something great from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Papa Roach Debuts Vivid Video for “Swerve,” a Stylistic Mash-Up of a New Song ft. Fever 333 & Los Angeles Rapper Sueco
August 5, 2021
Papa Roach Debuts Vivid Video for “Swerve,” a Stylistic Mash-Up of a New Song ft. Fever 333 & Los Angeles Rapper Sueco

It’s been more than two decades since Papa Roach hit it big with Infest, the California band‘s breakthrough studio album led by the single “Last Resort,” which became an enduring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Drummer Pete Parada Leaves Band, Cites His Unvaccinated Status as Reasoning Behind Split
August 4, 2021
The Offspring Drummer Pete Parada Leaves Band, Cites His Unvaccinated Status as Reasoning Behind Split

In a post on Instagram on Tuesday, drummer Pete Parada of Southern California punk veterans The Offspring revealed that he will not be accompanying the band on its upcoming tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Violet Grohl Join Her Dad Dave and the Foo Fighters to Sing X’s “Nausea” at Lollapalooza 2021
August 2, 2021
Watch Violet Grohl Join Her Dad Dave and the Foo Fighters to Sing X’s “Nausea” at Lollapalooza 2021

This past weekend, the Foo Fighters headlined Sunday night of the Lollapalooza Festival, which returned to Chicago’s Grant Park after being cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Green Day Fan Play “Basket Case” with an Impressed Billie Joe Armstrong on the Hella Mega Tour
July 28, 2021
Watch a Green Day Fan Play “Basket Case” with an Impressed Billie Joe Armstrong on the Hella Mega Tour

For years, Green Day has proven to be one of the most entertaining live acts around. Whether playing a packed intimate venue full of diehard fans or a huge outdoor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Now Streaming: HBO Max’s ‘Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage’ Doc Captures the Chaos of the Notorious Event
July 26, 2021
Now Streaming: HBO Max’s ‘Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage’ Doc Captures the Chaos of the Notorious Event

When it comes to music festivals, certain images and scenes are burned in our memories, even years after the original event. Considering Woodstock ’99 calls to mind a few specific...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Thrice Debuts New Track “Scavengers,” New Album ‘Horizons/East’ Out 9/17
July 20, 2021
Thrice Debuts New Track “Scavengers,” New Album ‘Horizons/East’ Out 9/17

Orange County-based rock/experimental band Thrice will release a new studio album, Horizons/East, on Sept. 17. The band’s 11th studio album to date, it was previewed on Tuesday with a track...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Metallica’s “The Unforgiven” Three Different Ways in Latest Covers from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ Album Project
July 13, 2021
Hear Metallica’s “The Unforgiven” Three Different Ways in Latest Covers from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ Album Project

The Metallica Blacklist, a comprehensive covers album project launched by the metal gods to commemorate the 30th anniversary of their breakthrough 1991 self-titled Black Album, is coming on Sept. 10 alongside a proper reissue...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Share Video for the Charged “This Is Not Utopia,” from New Album ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’
July 9, 2021
The Offspring Share Video for the Charged “This Is Not Utopia,” from New Album ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’

Back in mid-April, Orange County punk vets The Offspring returned with Let The Bad Times Roll, their first new album of original material since 2012. The record kicks off with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Two Wildly Different Spins on Metallica’s “Holier Than Thou,” from Biffy Clyro and OFF!, from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ Album Project
July 8, 2021
Hear Two Wildly Different Spins on Metallica’s “Holier Than Thou,” from Biffy Clyro and OFF!, from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ Album Project

53 different acts contribute their services to The Metallica Blacklist, a comprehensive covers album project launched by the metal gods to commemorate the 30th anniversary of their breakthrough 1991 self-titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Previews Streaming Concert Event ‘Shadow Kingdom,’ Coming 7/18 (Tix On Sale Now)
July 6, 2021
Bob Dylan Previews Streaming Concert Event ‘Shadow Kingdom,’ Coming 7/18 (Tix On Sale Now)

On July 18, Bob Dylan will host Shadow Kingdom, a very special streaming concert event, the legendary songwriter‘s first post-pandemic gig and his first of any kind since December 2019. A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tony Marsico Resurrects LA’s Cruzados — New Album ‘She’s Automatic’ Due 8/13
June 30, 2021
Tony Marsico Resurrects LA’s Cruzados — New Album ‘She’s Automatic’ Due 8/13

Celebrated 1980s rock band Cruzados — best known for such songs as “Motorcycle Girl,” “Just Like Roses” and “Flor de Mal” — makes a surprise return this summer with She’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus Reveals He Is Undergoing Chemotherapy for Cancer
June 24, 2021
Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus Reveals He Is Undergoing Chemotherapy for Cancer

Mark Hoppus, bassist/songwriter for Blink-182 and one of the most revered and beloved figures among the alt/punk community, revealed in a social media post on Wednesday that he has been...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI Announce 2022 Tour Supporting New Album ‘Bodies,’ with Special Guest Cold Cave
June 21, 2021
AFI Announce 2022 Tour Supporting New Album ‘Bodies,’ with Special Guest Cold Cave

On June 11, AFI returned with Bodies, the alt/punk band‘s 11th studio album and first since 2017. A dark, moody album featuring some of the band’s strongest work in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andrew McMahon: ‘Three Pianos Tour’ On Sale Friday 6/18, Promising ‘Songs and Stories from a Life Set to Music’
June 16, 2021
Andrew McMahon: ‘Three Pianos Tour’ On Sale Friday 6/18, Promising ‘Songs and Stories from a Life Set to Music’

Over the years, signer/songwriter/storyteller Andrew McMahon has carved his own spot in the music scene, showcasing resilience and versatility throughout. From his early days in the pop-punk outfit Something Corporate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan to Host Special Streaming Concert Event, ‘Shadow Kingdom,’ on 7/18 (Tickets On Sale Now)
June 16, 2021
Bob Dylan to Host Special Streaming Concert Event, ‘Shadow Kingdom,’ on 7/18 (Tickets On Sale Now)

Shadow Kingdom is the name of an upcoming streaming concert event from Bob Dylan, the legendary songwriter‘s first post-pandemic gig and his first of any kind since December 2019. A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tommy Shaw: On Styx’s New Album ‘Crash of the Crown,’ Songwriting, Critics’ Icy Reception of the Group and Beyond (The Interview)
June 14, 2021
Tommy Shaw: On Styx’s New Album ‘Crash of the Crown,’ Songwriting, Critics’ Icy Reception of the Group and Beyond (The Interview)

Styx are rock and roll survivors. Celebrating over four decades of mighty musical service, overcoming personnel changes and the ever changing musical climate, the seasoned Midwest rockers remain committed to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dropkick Murphys and Rancid ‘From Boston to Berkeley II’ U.S. Tour Set for August-October 2021
June 14, 2021
Dropkick Murphys and Rancid ‘From Boston to Berkeley II’ U.S. Tour Set for August-October 2021

A rescheduled version of the planned (and scrapped) 2020 From Boston to Berkeley co-headlining tour from punk icons Dropkick Murphys and Rancid is back on — and will now take...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Garbage as Fierce and Focused as Ever with Timely New Album ‘No Gods No Masters’ (Listen)
June 11, 2021
Out Now: Garbage as Fierce and Focused as Ever with Timely New Album ‘No Gods No Masters’ (Listen)

Welcome back, Garbage. Released today, June 11, No Gods No Monsters is the first album from Shirley Manson, Butch Vig and the band since 2016’s Strange Little Birds. No Gods...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI Shares the Foreboding “Tied to a Tree,” from New Album ‘Bodies’ Coming 6/11
May 25, 2021
AFI Shares the Foreboding “Tied to a Tree,” from New Album ‘Bodies’ Coming 6/11

A lot of what AFI has built a legacy on is atmospherics and moody, dark lyrical content — and the long-running veteran alt/punk band is very much in its element...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Less Than Jake Hosting ‘Late Night with Less Than Jake’ Live Stream Event Thurs. 5/27
May 25, 2021
Less Than Jake Hosting ‘Late Night with Less Than Jake’ Live Stream Event Thurs. 5/27

Though we’re seeing more and more evidence lately of live music coming back into our lives with tour and festival news, the live streams continue to take place — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | May 2021 Issue
May 14, 2021
May 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our May 2021 features. Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview) Paul...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don Letts Q&A: English Filmmaker/DJ/Legend on New Memoir, His Journey and Distinctive Worldview, the Clash and Beyond
May 13, 2021
Don Letts Q&A: English Filmmaker/DJ/Legend on New Memoir, His Journey and Distinctive Worldview, the Clash and Beyond

Don Letts was at the epicenter of the punk rock explosion in late-1970s London, as the manager of the King’s Road shop Acme Attraction and as a DJ at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Shares “We Never Have Sex Anymore” Video (ft. John Stamos) from ‘Let the Bad Times Roll’ LP
May 13, 2021
The Offspring Shares “We Never Have Sex Anymore” Video (ft. John Stamos) from ‘Let the Bad Times Roll’ LP

“We Never Have Sex Anymore” is one of the more engaging songs on Let the Bad Times Roll, the new album from Orange County punk veterans The Offspring that was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Modest Mouse Ponders Existence with “We Are Between,” New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ Out 6/25 (Listen)
May 5, 2021
Modest Mouse Ponders Existence with “We Are Between,” New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ Out 6/25 (Listen)

On June 25, long-running indie/rock band Modest Mouse will return with its first new album in six years, The Golden Casket, via Epic Records. Officially announced on Wednesday, the news...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Typhoons,’ the Awaited (and Danceable) New Album from Royal Blood (Listen + LP/Prize Pack Giveaway)
May 4, 2021
Out Now: ‘Typhoons,’ the Awaited (and Danceable) New Album from Royal Blood (Listen + LP/Prize Pack Giveaway)

Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher of Royal Blood make a hell of a lot of noise for a two-piece band — and last week, the U.K.-based musicians released their third...

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 | Hear Violet Grohl & Her Dad, Dave, Cover X’s “Nausea” for Grohl’s ‘What Drives Us’ Documentary (Premiering 4/30)
April 27, 2021
Hear Violet Grohl & Her Dad, Dave, Cover X’s “Nausea” for Grohl’s ‘What Drives Us’ Documentary (Premiering 4/30)

It can be increasingly dizzying to try and keep up with everything Foo Fighters main man Dave Grohl has going on these days. His band released an adventurous new album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pete Davidson (‘SNL’) to Portray Joey Ramone in New Netflix Biopic ‘I Slept with Joey Ramone’
April 16, 2021
Pete Davidson (‘SNL’) to Portray Joey Ramone in New Netflix Biopic ‘I Slept with Joey Ramone’

Joey Ramone was a singular presence, a punk rock icon thanks to his body of work with the band Ramones and the legacy the NYC ensemble left behind — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance Pushes Rescheduled 2021 Tour Dates to 2022
April 16, 2021
My Chemical Romance Pushes Rescheduled 2021 Tour Dates to 2022

Among the many musical acts that saw massive 2020 plans upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, My Chemical Romance has to be among those most affected. The punk/emo outfit had announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Making of John Lennon’s ‘Plastic Ono Band’: New ‘Ultimate Collection’ Set (Out 4/23) Puts You In the Room
April 16, 2021
The Making of John Lennon’s ‘Plastic Ono Band’: New ‘Ultimate Collection’ Set (Out 4/23) Puts You In the Room

The first proper solo album from John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band, is about as far from a Beatles album as you can get. And yet it’s grown in stature since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI Shares ‘Far Too Near’ and ‘Dulcería’ (Co-Written by Billy Corgan); New Album ‘Bodies’ Out 6/11
April 9, 2021
AFI Shares ‘Far Too Near’ and ‘Dulcería’ (Co-Written by Billy Corgan); New Album ‘Bodies’ Out 6/11

Long-running veteran punk/punk band AFI (A Fire Inside) has been previewing its new studio album, Bodies, in recent weeks with a series of song premieres. On Friday, the band shared a pair...

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 | 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 | Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Queen, Blondie and the Guess Who for March Madness’ Final Four
April 5, 2021
Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Queen, Blondie and the Guess Who for March Madness’ Final Four

This past weekend, the NCAA men’s national basketball championship staged Final Four weekend, in which the Gonzaga Bulldogs and Baylor Bears advanced to the National Championship game. As part of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Busts Out a Horn Section to Lament that ‘We Never Have Sex Anymore’ (Listen)
April 2, 2021
The Offspring Busts Out a Horn Section to Lament that ‘We Never Have Sex Anymore’ (Listen)

Orange County alt/punk veterans The Offspring are pretty much known for two things — high-energy punk anthems with singalong choruses and lighter fare that can dabble in other genres and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Moby: New ‘Reprise’ Album Revisiting Past Material ft. Kris Kristofferson, Jim James, More Out 5/28; Stream ‘Porcelain’
March 30, 2021
Moby: New ‘Reprise’ Album Revisiting Past Material ft. Kris Kristofferson, Jim James, More Out 5/28; Stream ‘Porcelain’

On May 28, Moby will celebrate his lasting career in music with Reprise, an album of reinvented songs from throughout the past three-plus decades. The appropriately titled Reprise finds Moby...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Offspring’s New Music Video for ‘Let the Bad Times Roll,’ New Album Out 4/16
March 25, 2021
Watch The Offspring’s New Music Video for ‘Let the Bad Times Roll,’ New Album Out 4/16

Southern California punk/rock vets The Offspring recently debuted a new single, “Let The Bad Times Roll,” which packs in all the requisite Offspring radio anthem trademarks, from front man Dexter Holland’s high-pitched...

Rock Cellar Magazine | While She Sleeps (ft. Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil) Debut the Powerful Mental Health Anthem ‘Nervous’
March 19, 2021
While She Sleeps (ft. Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil) Debut the Powerful Mental Health Anthem ‘Nervous’

Sheffield, U.K.-based metalcore band While She Sleeps is gearing up to release a new album, Sleeps Society, on April 16. It’ll be the group’s fifth full-length album to date, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | St. Patrick’s Day Live Streams to Watch: Bob Weir, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, U2
March 17, 2021
St. Patrick’s Day Live Streams to Watch: Bob Weir, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, U2

It’s March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day, otherwise known as the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, a day commonly known to the masses (at least...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Imagine Dragons Return with Two New Songs; Stream ‘Cutthroat’ and ‘Follow You,’ Band’s First Music Since 2018
March 12, 2021
Imagine Dragons Return with Two New Songs; Stream ‘Cutthroat’ and ‘Follow You,’ Band’s First Music Since 2018

Few bands have reigned as high on the alt/pop charts over the past decade than Imagine Dragons — 40 million record sales worldwide and a number of still-inescapable radio hits...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This St. Patrick’s Day, Watch Flogging Molly Play a Live Stream Gig from Whelan’s Irish Pub in Dublin
March 10, 2021
This St. Patrick’s Day, Watch Flogging Molly Play a Live Stream Gig from Whelan’s Irish Pub in Dublin

Flogging Molly, the Irish/American seven-piece Celtic punk rabble-rousing ensemble, wanted to do something authentic for St. Patrick’s Day 2021 — so the band will be traveling to Dublin, Ireland, to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI Announce ‘Bodies’ Album Out 6/11, Debut Two New Songs & Video for ‘Looking Tragic’
February 25, 2021
AFI Announce ‘Bodies’ Album Out 6/11, Debut Two New Songs & Video for ‘Looking Tragic’

On June 11, veteran punk/alt band AFI (A Fire Inside) will return with a new studio album, Bodies. It’ll be the band’s 11th studio album to date and the first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Debut ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’ from New Album Out 4/16 (Pre-Order)
February 24, 2021
The Offspring Debut ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’ from New Album Out 4/16 (Pre-Order)

Southern California punk/rock vets The Offspring will get back after it on April 16 with Let The Bad Times Roll, a new album and the band’s tenth overall (and first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dropkick Murphys Announce ‘Turn Up That Dial’ Album, Share ‘Middle Finger’; Free St. Patrick’s Day Live Stream Gig 3/17
February 23, 2021
Dropkick Murphys Announce ‘Turn Up That Dial’ Album, Share ‘Middle Finger’; Free St. Patrick’s Day Live Stream Gig 3/17

Boston punk rabble-rousers the Dropkick Murphys will release a new studio album, Turn Up That Dial, on April 30. It’ll be the band’s 10th studio album to date and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch 10-Year-Old Drum Prodigy Nandi Bushell Nail ‘My Generation’ as a Tribute to the Who’s Keith Moon
February 15, 2021
Watch 10-Year-Old Drum Prodigy Nandi Bushell Nail ‘My Generation’ as a Tribute to the Who’s Keith Moon

She’s back, once again. After a busy few months of head-turning drum displays, 10-year-old musical prodigy Nandi Bushell has shared her latest video, a reverent tribute to the late, great...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Watch This Weekend 2/12-2/14: Michael McDonald, ‘Food for Love’ ft. David Byrne, Bob Weir & Wolf Bros., Jimmy Eat World, ‘Bleeding Audio’ at Slamdance 2021
February 12, 2021
What to Watch This Weekend 2/12-2/14: Michael McDonald, ‘Food for Love’ ft. David Byrne, Bob Weir & Wolf Bros., Jimmy Eat World, ‘Bleeding Audio’ at Slamdance 2021

This weekend, Feb. 12-14, brings with it a handful of especially notable streaming concert events — some of them live, some pre-recorded, and one an intriguing new documentary about one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2/13: Food for Love Virtual Benefit Concert, ft. David Byrne, Jackson Browne, Nathaniel Rateliff, the Chicks, Kurt Vile and More
February 10, 2021
2/13: Food for Love Virtual Benefit Concert, ft. David Byrne, Jackson Browne, Nathaniel Rateliff, the Chicks, Kurt Vile and More

This coming Saturday, Feb. 13, a number of musical acts will participate in Food for Love, a virtual benefit concert with the stated goal of raising money to help the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Miley Cyrus Play with Joan Jett, Billy Idol and Steve Stevens at the Super Bowl LV Pregame Show
February 8, 2021
Watch Miley Cyrus Play with Joan Jett, Billy Idol and Steve Stevens at the Super Bowl LV Pregame Show

Part of the pregame festivities for Super Bowl LV this past Sunday saw Miley Cyrus team up with two very special guests: Billy Idol and guitarist Steve Stevens. As part...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eve 6 Rides the Wave of New Social Media Relevance with a New Song, ‘black nova,’ New EP Coming 6/25
February 4, 2021
Eve 6 Rides the Wave of New Social Media Relevance with a New Song, ‘black nova,’ New EP Coming 6/25

If Eve 6 — the band responsible for 1998’s “heart in a blender” song — has been on your radar lately, it means you’re Very Online. The past few weeks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hayley Williams Releasing New Album ‘FLOWERS for VASES / descansos,’ Out Friday 2/5
February 4, 2021
Hayley Williams Releasing New Album ‘FLOWERS for VASES / descansos,’ Out Friday 2/5

Surprise — Hayley Williams of Paramore has another new solo album due out imminently, the first release from the singer/songwriter since 2020’s captivating and cathartic Petals for Armor. FLOWERS for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Hilton Valentine, Founding Guitarist of the Animals: 1943-2021
February 1, 2021
Rest in Peace Hilton Valentine, Founding Guitarist of the Animals: 1943-2021

Hilton Valentine, founding guitarist of legendary band The Animals, died on Friday at the age of 77, it was announced by his wife, Germaine Valentine. A lengthy message was shared...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Bernie Sanders Meme is a Perfect Fit on Classic Album Covers (Beatles, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac & More)
January 22, 2021
The Bernie Sanders Meme is a Perfect Fit on Classic Album Covers (Beatles, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac & More)

Earlier this week, a simple image made its way onto the internet: United States Senator Bernie Sanders, sitting in folding chair at the Inauguration Day events in Washington, D.C. …...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bad Religion Celebrates Inauguration Day with a New Track, ‘Emancipation of the Mind’
January 20, 2021
Bad Religion Celebrates Inauguration Day with a New Track, ‘Emancipation of the Mind’

Punk-rock legends Bad Religion picked today, the Inauguration Day of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, as the day to premiere “Emancipation of the Mind,” an outtake from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI Premieres Two New Songs Ahead of 2021 Album: Stream ‘Twisted Tongues’ & ‘Escape from Los Angeles’
January 15, 2021
AFI Premieres Two New Songs Ahead of 2021 Album: Stream ‘Twisted Tongues’ & ‘Escape from Los Angeles’

Veteran punk/alt band AFI (A Fire Inside) has returned, sharing a pair of new songs on Friday. It’s the band’s first bit of new music since 2018’s The Missing Man...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, New York Dolls Guitarist Sylvain Sylvain: 1951-2021
January 15, 2021
Rest in Peace, New York Dolls Guitarist Sylvain Sylvain: 1951-2021

Sylvain Sylvain, a key member of the New York Dolls’ pioneering sound and an icon of glam and punk music, has died at the age of 69, per reports Thursday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Celebrate Dave Grohl’s 52nd Birthday with ‘Waiting on a War,’ Inspired By His Childhood in D.C.
January 14, 2021
Foo Fighters Celebrate Dave Grohl’s 52nd Birthday with ‘Waiting on a War,’ Inspired By His Childhood in D.C.

Thursday, Jan. 14 marks the 52nd birthday of Dave Grohl — and the Foo Fighters mastermind saw fit to honor the occasion by sharing “Waiting on a War,” another new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Danny Boyle Tapped to Direct FX Series Based on the Memoir of Sex Pistols Guitarist/Radio Host Steve Jones
January 11, 2021
Danny Boyle Tapped to Direct FX Series Based on the Memoir of Sex Pistols Guitarist/Radio Host Steve Jones

Danny Boyle, the acclaimed, Oscar-winning director of films including Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire, has been announced as being attached to a new FX limited series based on Lonely Boy, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Danny Elfman Starts 2021 with a Deeply Nightmarish New Song/Video for ‘Sorry’
January 11, 2021
Danny Elfman Starts 2021 with a Deeply Nightmarish New Song/Video for ‘Sorry’

Back in late October, Danny Elfman, the renowned composer/musician with a particular penchant for the irreverent, shared a new song titled “Happy.” It was … exceedingly strange and perfectly timed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Acclaimed 2020 Documentary Film Hitting Blu-ray/DVD/Digital on 2/5 (Preview/Pre-Order)
January 7, 2021
The Go-Go’s Acclaimed 2020 Documentary Film Hitting Blu-ray/DVD/Digital on 2/5 (Preview/Pre-Order)

This past summer, The Go-Go’s enjoyed a bit of a resurgence, premiering a new track titled “Club Zero” and basking in the glow of an acclaimed new documentary film, which...

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 | A Continuity Question Regarding a Cro-Mags Shirt in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Led to Some Intense Online Debate
December 29, 2020
A Continuity Question Regarding a Cro-Mags Shirt in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Led to Some Intense Online Debate

Making a movie is hard work — let alone making a movie as anticipated as Wonder Woman 1984, which premiered in theaters and on HBO Max on Christmas Day. For...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concert Picks 12/18-12/20: Gordon Lightfoot, Josh Groban, Barenaked Ladies, Every Time I Die, Pearl Jam, Sarah Brightman, New Found Glory
December 17, 2020
Live Stream Concert Picks 12/18-12/20: Gordon Lightfoot, Josh Groban, Barenaked Ladies, Every Time I Die, Pearl Jam, Sarah Brightman, New Found Glory

We’re just one week away from Christmas — and, a few days after that, 2021. A new year is almost upon us, and this weekend will follow in the footsteps...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch 12/11-12/13: Cyndi Lauper, Brandi Carlile, Goo Goo Dolls, VetsAid, Andrea Bocelli, 311, Gorillaz, Harry Shearer/Judith Owen, Less Than Jake & More
December 10, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch 12/11-12/13: Cyndi Lauper, Brandi Carlile, Goo Goo Dolls, VetsAid, Andrea Bocelli, 311, Gorillaz, Harry Shearer/Judith Owen, Less Than Jake & More

This weekend, Dec. 11 – 13, brings with it music-related live stream concerts spanning genres and eras, so with COVID-19 numbers spiking around the country it’s never been a better idea...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Suspect208 (Sons of Slash, Scott Weiland & Robert Trujillo) Cause Chaos at the Viper Room in New ‘All Black’ Video
December 9, 2020
Suspect208 (Sons of Slash, Scott Weiland & Robert Trujillo) Cause Chaos at the Viper Room in New ‘All Black’ Video

Back in early November, Suspect208, a band featuring the sons of hard rock royalty (The drummer is London Hudson, son of guitar god Slash, the bassist is Tye Trujillo, son of Metallica‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Revives the Network with 25-Track Opus, ‘Money Money 2020 Pt. II: We Told You So!’ (Listen)
December 4, 2020
Green Day Revives the Network with 25-Track Opus, ‘Money Money 2020 Pt. II: We Told You So!’ (Listen)

Like a blip of activity on a long-dormant radar, The Network came back to life in recent weeks. It’s the irreverent New Wave side project of Green Day‘s Billie Joe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory Announces ‘Home for the Holidays’ Live Stream Gig 12/18, Shares New Song ‘December’s Here’
December 1, 2020
New Found Glory Announces ‘Home for the Holidays’ Live Stream Gig 12/18, Shares New Song ‘December’s Here’

Pop-punk vets New Found Glory have kept plenty busy this year, even as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the band (which spends a significant part of any year on the road)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | In Appreciation of The Matches’ 2003 Song ‘December is for Cynics,’ Truly the Anthem for the Final Month of 2020
December 1, 2020
In Appreciation of The Matches’ 2003 Song ‘December is for Cynics,’ Truly the Anthem for the Final Month of 2020

The original version of this article was written in December of 2020 — a year later, The Matches guitarist/vocalist Shawn Harris appeared on the Chris Demakes A Podcast, hosted by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Plastic Hearts,’ Miley Cyrus’ Dynamic New Album ft. Joan Jett, Stevie Nicks, Dua Lipa & Billy Idol (Listen)
November 27, 2020
Out Now: ‘Plastic Hearts,’ Miley Cyrus’ Dynamic New Album ft. Joan Jett, Stevie Nicks, Dua Lipa & Billy Idol (Listen)

Don’t expect Miley Cyrus to cater to your expectations. The former Disney Channel star has put in work over the years to distance herself from her Hannah Montana days, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Take a Trip Through the Musical Mind of Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong with ‘No Fun Mondays’ Quarantine Covers Album
November 27, 2020
Out Now: Take a Trip Through the Musical Mind of Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong with ‘No Fun Mondays’ Quarantine Covers Album

To know Billie Joe Armstrong, front man of East Bay punk icons Green Day is to know one thing: He’s very much the product of his inspiration. That’s been abundant...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Share ‘Club Zero’ Music Video; Acclaimed 2020 Documentary Coming to Blu-ray/Digital Feb. 5
November 23, 2020
The Go-Go’s Share ‘Club Zero’ Music Video; Acclaimed 2020 Documentary Coming to Blu-ray/Digital Feb. 5

On July 31, Showtime premiered The Go-Go’s, a new documentary film on the trailblazing Los Angeles-based punk/New Wave group of the 1980s — and on Feb, 5, 2021, the film...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Wave Band The Network (Definitely *Not* Green Day in Masks) Re-Emerge with New EP Ahead of LP Next Month
November 20, 2020
New Wave Band The Network (Definitely *Not* Green Day in Masks) Re-Emerge with New EP Ahead of LP Next Month

As expected after a series of hints on social media, The Network — the New Wave side project of Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt of Green Day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Growing Old
November 13, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Growing Old

For our latest Top 11 list, writer Frank Mastropolo selects some of the most notable songs about that inevitability of life: growing old.  Older people shouldn’t eat health food, they need...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More
November 10, 2020
Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More

In the midst of the coronavirus-imposed lockdown, Conor Oberst and alt-rock darlings Bright Eyes made a surprise return. The band’s excellent new album Down In The Weeds, Where The World...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Super-Secret New Wave Side Band The Network is Back with ‘Ivankkka is a Nazi’
November 6, 2020
Green Day’s Super-Secret New Wave Side Band The Network is Back with ‘Ivankkka is a Nazi’

The Network is the New Wave-inspired side project from Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt of Green Day — though they won’t admit that outright. For years, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Gets Into the Holiday Spirit with Darlene Love’s ‘Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)’
November 6, 2020
The Offspring Gets Into the Holiday Spirit with Darlene Love’s ‘Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)’

It’s barely November, but Southern California punk/rock veterans The Offspring are getting into the holiday spirit early. Earlier this week, the group shared a rendition of “Christmas (Baby Please Come...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye Surprised NYC Early Voters, Busking ‘People Have the Power’ on a Street Corner
November 3, 2020
Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye Surprised NYC Early Voters, Busking ‘People Have the Power’ on a Street Corner

A group of New Yorkers out for early voting earlier this week received a rousing pep talk in the form of an unexpected rendition of “People Have the Power,” the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Halloween Weekend Live Streams to Watch: Grateful Dead, Trey Anastasio, Code Orange, Mr. Bungle, Puscifer, ‘Rocky Horror,’ More
October 28, 2020
Halloween Weekend Live Streams to Watch: Grateful Dead, Trey Anastasio, Code Orange, Mr. Bungle, Puscifer, ‘Rocky Horror,’ More

It’s the weekend again — but this one’s a bit different. It’s Halloween weekend, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions in place across the country, we might...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)
October 25, 2020
Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)

“When I do look back, that was the most fun I ever had in my career,” Paul Weller told me earlier this spring about his days in the Style Council,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Foo Fighters’ #SOSFest Set from the Troubadour & Hear Pat Smear’s Story About a Fistfight with Tom Waits
October 19, 2020
Watch Foo Fighters’ #SOSFest Set from the Troubadour & Hear Pat Smear’s Story About a Fistfight with Tom Waits

This past weekend, several big-name music artists and bands participated in #SOSFest, a virtual fundraising live stream event from the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and its continued efforts to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Beabadoobee Channels the Uncomfortable into a Powerful (and ’90s-Inspired) New Album ‘Fake It Flowers’
October 16, 2020
Out Now: Beabadoobee Channels the Uncomfortable into a Powerful (and ’90s-Inspired) New Album ‘Fake It Flowers’

There’s an undeniable vulnerability and willingness to occupy a space of supreme discomfort that comes through while listening to Fake It Flowers, the debut full-length album from indie/rock singer/songwriter Beabadoobee...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon, Remembered at 80: Former Beatle as Fascinating and Relevant as Ever
October 9, 2020
John Lennon, Remembered at 80: Former Beatle as Fascinating and Relevant as Ever

Sean Lennon performed his father’s song “Isolation” on last night’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and the Empire State Building was lit up in blue and white to celebrate...

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 | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Releasing ‘No Fun Mondays’ Album of Quarantine Covers 11/27 (Preview)
October 6, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Releasing ‘No Fun Mondays’ Album of Quarantine Covers 11/27 (Preview)

In normal, non-COVID-19 pandemic circumstances, Green Day would have spent much of 2020 on the road on the planned Hella Mega Tour alongside fellow rockers Weezer and Fall Out Boy....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello: ‘The Complete Armed Forces’ Deluxe Edition Announced, Out 11/6
October 2, 2020
Elvis Costello: ‘The Complete Armed Forces’ Deluxe Edition Announced, Out 11/6

Armed Forces, the 1979 studio album from Elvis Costello, his third overall and second with the Attractions, ranks highly among the iconic singer/songwriter‘s career achievements. Featuring now-classic singles such as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/24-9/27: Farm Aid, Bonnaroo ‘Virtual ROO-ALITY,’ Ohana Festival 2020, Lisa Loeb, Lamb of God, New Found Glory, Wallows
September 24, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/24-9/27: Farm Aid, Bonnaroo ‘Virtual ROO-ALITY,’ Ohana Festival 2020, Lisa Loeb, Lamb of God, New Found Glory, Wallows

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 COVID-19....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Play ‘Jeepster’ for James Corden (from the New Marc Bolan/T. Rex Tribute Album)
September 11, 2020
Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Play ‘Jeepster’ for James Corden (from the New Marc Bolan/T. Rex Tribute Album)

On Sept. 4, a star-studded new tribute album honoring the late Marc Bolan and T. Rex was released — and Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Paley Front Row Conversation with the Team Behind the YouTube Documentary ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’
September 9, 2020
Watch a Paley Front Row Conversation with the Team Behind the YouTube Documentary ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’

The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival was scrapped for this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, after it proved impossible to stage an in-person event of that magnitude in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory to Mark 20th Anniversary of 2000 Self-Titled Debut LP with Live Stream Gig 9/26
September 8, 2020
New Found Glory to Mark 20th Anniversary of 2000 Self-Titled Debut LP with Live Stream Gig 9/26

20 years ago this month, New Found Glory released its self-titled debut album via Drive-Thru Records. Very much a snapshot of the burgeoning pop-punk scene at the time, the album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream Labor Day Weekend: The Beatles ‘Top 50 Countdown’ Live Stream, Pearl Jam, The Who, Dave Matthews Band, Phish, ‘Mulan’, ‘Bleeding Audio’
September 4, 2020
What to Stream Labor Day Weekend: The Beatles ‘Top 50 Countdown’ Live Stream, Pearl Jam, The Who, Dave Matthews Band, Phish, ‘Mulan’, ‘Bleeding Audio’

It’s Labor Day weekend in the United States, which means one thing: An extra day to celebrate (safely, of course, given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic). One of the best options...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Life of a Match: Preview ‘Bleeding Audio,’ a New Doc Chronicling the Rise and Fall of Mid-2000s Band The Matches
September 3, 2020
The Life of a Match: Preview ‘Bleeding Audio,’ a New Doc Chronicling the Rise and Fall of Mid-2000s Band The Matches

The Matches are a four-piece band out of Northern California that emerged in the early 2000s with an offbeat style of pop/punk that landed them a deal with Epitaph Records...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Sugaregg,’ the Dynamic New Album from Alicia Bognanno + Bully That Deserves to Be Heard … Loudly
August 25, 2020
Out Now: ‘Sugaregg,’ the Dynamic New Album from Alicia Bognanno + Bully That Deserves to Be Heard … Loudly

There’s a certain throwback quality to the music of Bully, fronted by singer/guitarist Alicia Bognanno. Each song bursts with frenetic energy and a deeply-rooted sense of emotional weight, the jagged...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fugazi Trended on Twitter Due to a 2018 Video of Teenagers from Cleveland’s School of Rock Covering ‘Waiting Room’
August 17, 2020
Fugazi Trended on Twitter Due to a 2018 Video of Teenagers from Cleveland’s School of Rock Covering ‘Waiting Room’

Twitter users would be excused if they scanned the trending topics on Monday, noticing Fugazi trending alongside memes, political commentary and the other topic-of-the-day on the social media platform. No,...

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 | What to Stream This Weekend 8/14-8/16: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour, The Who Hyde Park 2015, Wallows at the Roxy, Best Coast and More
August 14, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 8/14-8/16: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour, The Who Hyde Park 2015, Wallows at the Roxy, Best Coast 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 — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Go-Go’s Team Up Remotely to Play Their Powerful New Single ‘Club Zero’
August 12, 2020
Watch The Go-Go’s Team Up Remotely to Play Their Powerful New Single ‘Club Zero’

The Go-Go’s, famously the first all-female band to have a No. 1 record in the United States with 1981’s Beauty and the Beat, recently returned in grand fashion with “Club...

Rock Cellar Magazine | August 2020 Issue
August 10, 2020
August 2020 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our August 2020 features. The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History Legendary Guitarist Steve Howe Explores...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Documentary about CREEM Magazine Available Now (Watch a Trailer)
August 8, 2020
New Documentary about CREEM Magazine Available Now (Watch a Trailer)

Remember CREEM Magazine? There’s a brand new documentary out now telling the magazine’s story, from filmmaker Scott Crawford.  Here’s a nice trailer: $9.99 unlocks the stream of the entire film,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Streaming Picks for This Weekend 8/7-8/9: The Who, Elton John, Grateful Dead, The Go-Go’s, More
August 7, 2020
Streaming Picks for This Weekend 8/7-8/9: The Who, Elton John, Grateful Dead, The Go-Go’s, More

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Apocalypse Songs
August 6, 2020
Top 11 Apocalypse Songs

This Top 11 Apocalypse Songs originally ran a few years ago — it’s been revamped and repurposed for 2020, when things seem … strange out there.  “Nuclear apocalypse – who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Return with ‘Club Zero’: Hear Their First New Song in 20 Years; New Showtime Documentary Premiering 7/31
July 30, 2020
The Go-Go’s Return with ‘Club Zero’: Hear Their First New Song in 20 Years; New Showtime Documentary Premiering 7/31

It’s been a long time since the world heard new music from The Go-Go’s — but the Los Angeles punk/new wave band‘s new song, “Club Zero,” is here. Premiered late...

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 | New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Stream His Cover of ‘Police on My Back,’ from The Equals (and Later The Clash)
July 20, 2020
New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Stream His Cover of ‘Police on My Back,’ from The Equals (and Later The Clash)

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day is back with another cover, part of his ongoing #NoFunMondays covers series. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCxI3R9FoZl/ This time, the singer/songwriter tackles “Police on My Back,” first made...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 3 (Ian Anderson, Ricky Phillips & James Young of Styx, Rik Emmett)
July 17, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 3 (Ian Anderson, Ricky Phillips & James Young of Styx, Rik Emmett)

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 | New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Hear His Cover of Billy Bragg’s 1983 Song ‘A New England’
July 14, 2020
New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Hear His Cover of Billy Bragg’s 1983 Song ‘A New England’

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day brought back his #NoFunMondays covers series this week. Paying homage to his background in classic punk rock tunes, the singer/guitarist opted for a rendition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Weller: ‘The Modfather’ Discusses Life in COVID-19 Isolation and His New Album, ‘On Sunset’ (The Interview)
July 10, 2020
Paul Weller: ‘The Modfather’ Discusses Life in COVID-19 Isolation and His New Album, ‘On Sunset’ (The Interview)

On Sunset, the new album from Paul Weller, was just released on July 3, but the U.K. music legend says he’s already deep into the making of its follow-up when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way: Stream the Glammy ‘Here Comes the End,’ from Netflix’s ‘Umbrella Academy’
July 9, 2020
New from My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way: Stream the Glammy ‘Here Comes the End,’ from Netflix’s ‘Umbrella Academy’

My Chemical Romance was supposed to be enjoying a hotly anticipated reunion tour throughout 2020 — but the COVID-19 pandemic put a stop to that, forcing the alt-rock/punk band to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory Earns a New Fan in New Video for the Catchy ‘Stay Awhile,’ from ‘Forever + Ever x Infinity’
July 2, 2020
New Found Glory Earns a New Fan in New Video for the Catchy ‘Stay Awhile,’ from ‘Forever + Ever x Infinity’

When New Found Glory is at its best, the pop-punk vets blend machine-gun guitar riffs with instantly memorable choruses — that’s at the core of what’s helped the Florida-based band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Protest Song ‘Gimme Some Truth’
July 2, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Protest Song ‘Gimme Some Truth’

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong premiered the latest in his ongoing series of covers late Wednesday night, premiering a rendition of “Gimme Some Truth,” the pointed political protest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Announce ‘Club Zero,’ First New Single in 20 Years; Showtime Documentary Premiering 8/1
July 1, 2020
The Go-Go’s Announce ‘Club Zero,’ First New Single in 20 Years; Showtime Documentary Premiering 8/1

The Go-Go’s will release a new song on July 31. This is big news, considering the iconic all-female Los Angeles punk/new wave band hasn’t released a new recording in 20...

Rock Cellar Magazine | In a Father’s Day Essay, Dave Grohl Toasts the Man Who Helped Shape His Writing: His Dad, James Harper Grohl
June 21, 2020
In a Father’s Day Essay, Dave Grohl Toasts the Man Who Helped Shape His Writing: His Dad, James Harper Grohl

It’s been a while since Dave Grohl added to his Instagram account, Dave’s True Stories, with a detailed story from his life. Some of his previous entries have retold amazing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory’s New Back-to-Basics Album Shows Why They’ve Stuck Around ‘Forever + Ever x Infinity’ (Review/Listen)
June 18, 2020
New Found Glory’s New Back-to-Basics Album Shows Why They’ve Stuck Around ‘Forever + Ever x Infinity’ (Review/Listen)

Ten albums in, Florida-based pop/punk veterans New Found Glory know what they’re doing. We’re roughly two decades removed from the peak of Warped Tour culture and teens making the yearly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance Postpones 2020 North American Tour Dates to 2021 Due to COVID-19
June 16, 2020
My Chemical Romance Postpones 2020 North American Tour Dates to 2021 Due to COVID-19

2020 was supposed to be a big year for My Chemical Romance, as the rock/punk/emo band played its first show since 2012 in December 2019 and was preparing for some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dramarama Turns its Creative Switch Back on to Make Long-Awaited New Album ‘Color TV’
June 10, 2020
Dramarama Turns its Creative Switch Back on to Make Long-Awaited New Album ‘Color TV’

Television has been a common reference point in the career of Dramarama.  During some mid-Eighties tours, the Wayne, New Jersey-bred band would adorn its stage with multiple TV sets. Johnny...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory to Play 40 Songs for Special Live Stream Gig to Celebrate Release of New Album on 6/19
June 5, 2020
New Found Glory to Play 40 Songs for Special Live Stream Gig to Celebrate Release of New Album on 6/19

Pop-punk veterans New Found Glory were supposed to be out on the road this summer supporting their new album,  Forever + Ever x Infinity, which will be released on June...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Mould Roars Back with Angry New Song ‘American Crisis,’ from New Album ‘Blue Hearts’
June 3, 2020
Bob Mould Roars Back with Angry New Song ‘American Crisis,’ from New Album ‘Blue Hearts’

Bob Mould has never been one to keep quiet — and given the state of things in the United States, it makes sense that his new song, “American Crisis,” literally...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Bruce Springsteen Play with Dropkick Murphys (Remotely) at an Empty Fenway Park for COVID-19 Relief
June 1, 2020
Watch Bruce Springsteen Play with Dropkick Murphys (Remotely) at an Empty Fenway Park for COVID-19 Relief

On Friday evening, Boston punk rabblerousers the Dropkick Murphys staged a special concert at an empty Fenway Park, a fundraiser for Feeding America, Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston, and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ by The 1975 is an Ambitious, Exhausting and Rewarding Adventure (Album Review)
May 21, 2020
Out Now: ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ by The 1975 is an Ambitious, Exhausting and Rewarding Adventure (Album Review)

The 1975 doesn’t make albums of easy-digestible indie pop/rock, opting instead for sprawling, genre-hopping explorations in grandiosity and excess rooted in the most shimmery of ’80s pop — and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hayley Williams is the First Woman to Hit No. 1 on the Billboard Rock Albums Chart Solo and With a Group, Thanks to ‘Petals for Armor’
May 21, 2020
Hayley Williams is the First Woman to Hit No. 1 on the Billboard Rock Albums Chart Solo and With a Group, Thanks to ‘Petals for Armor’

On May 8, singer/songwriter Hayley Williams released Petals for Armor, her first official solo album after five records as the front woman for alt/punk band Paramore. Two weeks later, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour with Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy Postponed Until 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 19, 2020
Hella Mega Tour with Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy Postponed Until 2021 Due to COVID-19

This summer was to be a busy one for Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy, the trio of gigantic alt/rock/punk bands having joined forces for the Hella Mega Tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Premieres Cover of ‘That’s Rock N’ Roll,’ a 1977 Top 10 Hit for Shaun Cassidy (Written by Eric Carmen)
May 18, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Premieres Cover of ‘That’s Rock N’ Roll,’ a 1977 Top 10 Hit for Shaun Cassidy (Written by Eric Carmen)

Each Monday for pretty much the entirety of the COVID-19 pandemic thus far, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has premiered a cover song of a tune he considers influential...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dropkick Murphys Announce Crowd-Less Fenway Park Gig, Streaming 5/29 for Charity (ft. Bruce Springsteen)
May 18, 2020
Dropkick Murphys Announce Crowd-Less Fenway Park Gig, Streaming 5/29 for Charity (ft. Bruce Springsteen)

On May 29, the Dropkick Murphys will become the first musical act to stage a full concert performance at a major U.S. venue without an in-person audience due to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bono Wrote  Fan Letters to 60 of His Musical Heroes for His 60th Birthday and it’s Great
May 15, 2020
Bono Wrote Fan Letters to 60 of His Musical Heroes for His 60th Birthday and it’s Great

Bono, the man known as Paul David Hewson in another life, celebrated his 60th birthday on May 10 — and boy, did the man known for bombast and passion with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Channels Stiv Bators (Dead Boys) on New #NoFunMondays Cover of the Peppy ‘Not That Way Anymore’
May 11, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Channels Stiv Bators (Dead Boys) on New #NoFunMondays Cover of the Peppy ‘Not That Way Anymore’

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day released another new cover tune on Monday, and this one taps into his punk roots once more. https://www.instagram.com/p/CADuColFTeK/ For the latest entry in Armstrong’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Arresting and Deeply Vulnerable, ‘Petals for Armor’ is a Resilient Exploration of Self-Care for Hayley Williams of Paramore (Listen/Review)
May 8, 2020
Arresting and Deeply Vulnerable, ‘Petals for Armor’ is a Resilient Exploration of Self-Care for Hayley Williams of Paramore (Listen/Review)

Listening to Petals for Armor, the new solo album from Hayley Williams, you might forget this is the artist who rose to fame as the lead singer for pop/punk/alt-rock band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Covers ‘Kids in America’ for #NoFunMondays and a Birthday Gift to Band Mate Mike Dirnt (Listen)
May 4, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Covers ‘Kids in America’ for #NoFunMondays and a Birthday Gift to Band Mate Mike Dirnt (Listen)

So far in his #NoFunMondays covers series, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has taken a dive through many of his biggest musical influences, from obscure punk bands to glammy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Billie Joe Armstrong Sing in Italian for His Latest #NoFunMondays Cover of Don Backy’s ‘Amico’
April 30, 2020
Hear Billie Joe Armstrong Sing in Italian for His Latest #NoFunMondays Cover of Don Backy’s ‘Amico’

Billie Joe Armstrong doesn’t care about rules, even if they’re rules he imposed himself, and that means this week we get a double-dose of #NoFunMondays, his weekly series of cover...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blink-182’s Tom DeLonge is Feeling Great After the Pentagon Officially Released His Videos Depicting ‘Unidentified Aerial Phenomena’
April 29, 2020
Blink-182’s Tom DeLonge is Feeling Great After the Pentagon Officially Released His Videos Depicting ‘Unidentified Aerial Phenomena’

On Monday, the Pentagon formally and officially released previously leaked video footage from Navy pilots depicting bizarre interactions with “unidentified aerial phenomena,” which begs the question: Was Tom DeLonge of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Shot a Music Video for a Song from ‘Tiger King’ Featuring a Skateboarding Tiger Because 2020 is Wild
April 28, 2020
The Offspring Shot a Music Video for a Song from ‘Tiger King’ Featuring a Skateboarding Tiger Because 2020 is Wild

Have you watched Tiger King? The members of the Offspring certainly have. Even if you haven’t seen the Netflix limited series exploring (exposing?) the seedy underbelly of big cat breeding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Tackles ‘War Stories’ by the Starjets for #NoFunMondays (Listen)
April 27, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Tackles ‘War Stories’ by the Starjets for #NoFunMondays (Listen)

One of the best aspects of #NoFunMondays, the new series of videos from Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong that finds him covering his favorite songs and artists as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Used’s New Album ‘Heartwork’ Weaves Literary References and Vulnerability Into a Wild, Intriguing Listen (Out Now)
April 24, 2020
The Used’s New Album ‘Heartwork’ Weaves Literary References and Vulnerability Into a Wild, Intriguing Listen (Out Now)

Heartwork, the eighth studio album from the Used, is out today — and it’s an adventure. The emo/rock band first burst onto the scene in 2002, becoming a stalwart on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Celebrate Iggy Pop’s 73rd Birthday By Recalling His Guest Spot on ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’
April 21, 2020
Celebrate Iggy Pop’s 73rd Birthday By Recalling His Guest Spot on ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’

Iggy Pop. It’s a name that exudes the very essence of what it means to be “punk rock,” and today the man born as James Newell Osterberg Jr. celebrates his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Covers ‘That Thing You Do!’ in Honor of Adam Schlesinger (Listen)
April 20, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Covers ‘That Thing You Do!’ in Honor of Adam Schlesinger (Listen)

This week’s installment of #NoFunMondays, the weekly covers series launched by Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong in late March, will burrow itself in your brain for days (weeks?)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Desolation Angels’ at 40: Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke and Mick Ralphs on Bad Company’s Classic LP (The Interview)
April 14, 2020
‘Desolation Angels’ at 40: Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke and Mick Ralphs on Bad Company’s Classic LP (The Interview)

Following up the Burning Sky album, an adventurous excursion into experimentation and wide vista sonic landscapes, Bad Company returned to the charts in a big way with 1979’s Desolation Angels....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from the Pretenders: Stream the R&B-Styled ‘You Can’t Hurt a Fool’
April 14, 2020
New from the Pretenders: Stream the R&B-Styled ‘You Can’t Hurt a Fool’

On July 17, Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders will release their new studio album Hate for Sale, and on Tuesday the band premiered another song from the record. Title “You...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of The Avengers’ ‘Corpus Christi’ for Weekly Covers Series
April 13, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of The Avengers’ ‘Corpus Christi’ for Weekly Covers Series

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong has roots in the San Francisco Bay Area so deep they tend to follow him around from project to project, and his latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the New ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary Film Chronicling Mega-Fest’s Rise to Cultural Landmark
April 10, 2020
Watch the New ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary Film Chronicling Mega-Fest’s Rise to Cultural Landmark

Today, April 10, was supposed to be the first day of the 2020 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, but the coronavirus pandemic forced Goldenvoice to reschedule this year’s event...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blink-182 Made a Unifying Music Video for ‘Happy Days’ Using Isolation Videos Submitted by Fans
April 9, 2020
Blink-182 Made a Unifying Music Video for ‘Happy Days’ Using Isolation Videos Submitted by Fans

Blink-182 premiered a new music video on Thursday, but the veteran pop/punk band‘s clip for “Happy Days” is slightly different — and very well suited to these confusing times in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 1975 Premieres New Song ‘Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America,’ a Collaboration with Phoebe Bridgers
April 3, 2020
The 1975 Premieres New Song ‘Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America,’ a Collaboration with Phoebe Bridgers

Manchester-based rock/pop band The 1975 was planning to release a new album this spring, but Notes on a Conditional Form has since been pushed back twice due to the coronavirus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Code Orange, Dropkick Murphys Live-Stream Concerts During Coronavirus Lockdown — More of This, Please!
March 16, 2020
Code Orange, Dropkick Murphys Live-Stream Concerts During Coronavirus Lockdown — More of This, Please!

Something pretty amazing happened this past weekend. On Friday, Pittsburgh-based metal/experimental band Code Orange released a new record, Underneath. The band was set to play a hometown show/record release party...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory Premieres Mosh Pit-Ready Anthem, ‘Nothing to Say,’ from New LP Out 5/29
March 16, 2020
New Found Glory Premieres Mosh Pit-Ready Anthem, ‘Nothing to Say,’ from New LP Out 5/29

Pop-punk veterans New Found Glory recently premiered a new music video for “Greatest of All Time,” the lead single from the band’s new album, Forever + Ever x Infinity, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Four Year Strong Still as Revved-Up As Ever with New Album ‘Brain Pain’ — Listen
February 28, 2020
Four Year Strong Still as Revved-Up As Ever with New Album ‘Brain Pain’ — Listen

The end of the “oughts,” a.k.a the years between 2007 and 2010, were heady ones for pop-punk. The Vans Warped Tour was still very much a yearly obligation for many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dropkick Murphys + Rancid Teaming Up for ‘Boston to Berkeley II’ May Tour
February 20, 2020
Dropkick Murphys + Rancid Teaming Up for ‘Boston to Berkeley II’ May Tour

Back in 2017, punk rock icons collided when Dropkick Murphys and Rancid joined forces for the Boston to Berkeley tour — and three years later, it’s time for a sequel....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Adron
February 18, 2020
Turn Me On: Adron

Last spring, Rock Cellar interviewed Carsie Blanton about her latest album, Buck Up. Next week, Blanton will kick off her 2020 “World Worth Saving 2020 Tour,” including three upcoming dates...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day: Still Full of ‘Piss and Vinegar’ on New Album ‘Father of All … ‘ — They Just Want You to Dance a Little Bit, Too (Review)
February 6, 2020
Green Day: Still Full of ‘Piss and Vinegar’ on New Album ‘Father of All … ‘ — They Just Want You to Dance a Little Bit, Too (Review)

On “The Grouch,” the third track on 1997’s Nimrod, Green Day singer/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong laments, “I was a young boy that had big plans/Now I’m just another shitty old...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rock the Valley’ Battle of the Bands Competition Set for Canoga Park, CA. on 2/10
January 31, 2020
‘Rock the Valley’ Battle of the Bands Competition Set for Canoga Park, CA. on 2/10

There’s a Battle of the Bands brewing in Canoga Park, California, and it’ll all go down on Monday, February 10 at the Madrid Theatre. Billed as “a musical talent show...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance Dropped Some Major Reunion Tour News This Week
January 30, 2020
My Chemical Romance Dropped Some Major Reunion Tour News This Week

After a few days of cryptic social media teases, a recently reunited My Chemical Romance dropped some major news on Wednesday: A full North American tour is coming in 2020,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 1975: North American Tour On Sale Friday 1/24, New Single ‘Me & You Together Song’ Now Available
January 23, 2020
The 1975: North American Tour On Sale Friday 1/24, New Single ‘Me & You Together Song’ Now Available

The 1975 is a huge deal these days, the Manchester pop/rock band gearing up for the release of a new album, Notes on a Conditional Form, which will be released...

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 | Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill
January 14, 2020
Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill

Singer-songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill, equally influenced by the topical folk music of Greenwich Village and the expansive pop song cycles of Brian Wilson’s Smile period, seamlessly melded these influences with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary Hitting YouTube on 3/31
January 6, 2020
‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary Hitting YouTube on 3/31

Coachella. It’s a music festival, yes — the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be precise — but it’s more than that. The annual festival put on by mega-promoter...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2020 Officially Announced: Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott, Frank Ocean Headlining
January 2, 2020
Coachella 2020 Officially Announced: Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott, Frank Ocean Headlining

Well, it’s here: The official lineup and details for the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival‘s 2020 edition, which will take place at the polo fields in Indio, California on...

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 | More Shows Added to The Stadium Tour with Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
December 18, 2019
More Shows Added to The Stadium Tour with Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

Hope you wanted more of The Stadium Tour, the huge tour packing Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts among tens of thousands of screaming fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | September 2019 Issue
December 17, 2019
September 2019 Issue

Click below to enjoy our September 2019 features: Joan Jett and the Hunt for the ‘Perfect’ Guitar (The Interview) The Beatles Onscreen: The Top 12 Fab Four Films The Story...

Rock Cellar Magazine | October 2019 Issue
December 17, 2019
October 2019 Issue

Click below to enjoy our October 2019 features: Jesse Colin Young of the Youngbloods, One-On-One: The RockCellarTV Interview/Performance Inside Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions Duane Betts On His Family’s...

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 | The Boomtown Rats Releasing ‘Citizens of Boomtown,’ First New Album in 36 Years, in 2020
December 12, 2019
The Boomtown Rats Releasing ‘Citizens of Boomtown,’ First New Album in 36 Years, in 2020

Legendary Irish rock/punk band The Boomtown Rats are in for a big 2020 — as this week, the iconic group fronted by Bob Geldof revamped its social media presence leading...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘London Calling’ By the Clash At 40: Contextualizing an All-Time Classic Record
December 12, 2019
‘London Calling’ By the Clash At 40: Contextualizing an All-Time Classic Record

London Calling, the seminal 1979 record from The Clash, turns 40 years old this month, and still sounds as fresh, as groundbreaking and as genre-bending as ever. The sounds that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bad Religion and Alkaline Trio Co-Headlining 2020 Tour Announced
December 11, 2019
Bad Religion and Alkaline Trio Co-Headlining 2020 Tour Announced

Bad Religion and Alkaline Trio, two of the more important punk rock bands of the past few decades — with Bad Religion‘s reach extending as far back as the early...

Rock Cellar Magazine | And Now, the Baby Yoda Song We All Need, Thanks to Nerf Herder’s Parry Gripp
December 10, 2019
And Now, the Baby Yoda Song We All Need, Thanks to Nerf Herder’s Parry Gripp

Baby Yoda. It has been impossible to browse the internet for five seconds these past few weeks without seeing a reference to the miniature Yoda character on Disney+‘s The Mandalorian,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Stadium Tour: Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (Ticket Details/Dates Announced)
December 4, 2019
The Stadium Tour: Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (Ticket Details/Dates Announced)

It’s here: Official word and details for the MASSIVE grouping of classic bands for a must-see Summer 2020 tour. Dubbed The Stadium Tour, it will bring together Motley Crue, Def...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance Look Very Focused in First Studio Photo Since Announcing Their Anticipated Reunion
November 19, 2019
My Chemical Romance Look Very Focused in First Studio Photo Since Announcing Their Anticipated Reunion

The recent announcement that emo/rock band My Chemical Romance was reconvening after several years apart for a special concert at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles was met with feverish...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Debbie Harry on Writing Her New Memoir, Blondie’s Old Days in NYC and Her View of the World (The Interview)
November 14, 2019
Debbie Harry on Writing Her New Memoir, Blondie’s Old Days in NYC and Her View of the World (The Interview)

Debbie Harry is a certifiable pop culture icon. As the frontperson for Blondie, the chart-topping New Wave group that grew out of New York City’s fabled CBGBs-fueled punk scene, she...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Simple Creatures and Bones UK at the Fonda Makes for a Great Tuesday Night in Hollywood
November 13, 2019
Recap: Simple Creatures and Bones UK at the Fonda Makes for a Great Tuesday Night in Hollywood

You know how you can tell when big-name musicians are having all the fun in the world with a new project? That’s very much the case with Simple Creatures, the...

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 | Out Now: ‘Everything Opposite,’ the New EP from Simple Creatures (Mark Hoppus and Alex Gaskarth)
November 7, 2019
Out Now: ‘Everything Opposite,’ the New EP from Simple Creatures (Mark Hoppus and Alex Gaskarth)

Back in April, Simple Creatures — the collaborative project between Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus and All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth — released its debut EP. It was the melding of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Plea to the Members of No Doubt to Give it Another Go in 2020 for the 25th Anniversary of ‘Tragic Kingdom’
November 7, 2019
A Plea to the Members of No Doubt to Give it Another Go in 2020 for the 25th Anniversary of ‘Tragic Kingdom’

It was a lightning-in-a-bottle record, of sorts. In 1995, Southern California rock/ska band No Doubt unleashed Tragic Kingdom on the world, and the ’90s music scene was forever changed. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance End Break-Up, Announce Los Angeles Gig on 12/20
October 31, 2019
My Chemical Romance End Break-Up, Announce Los Angeles Gig on 12/20

Emo/punk band My Chemical Romance hasn’t been “a thing” since 2013, when its members went separate ways. But a recent social media tease this week was building to something and...

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 | Hear Green Day’s Quick-Blast of a New Song, ‘Fire, Ready, Aim’
October 9, 2019
Hear Green Day’s Quick-Blast of a New Song, ‘Fire, Ready, Aim’

 Bay Area punk/rock legends Green Day premiered another new song from its upcoming album, Father of All Motherfuckers, on Wednesday — and “Fire, Ready, Aim” picks up where the first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | There’s a Ton of Dancing in Green Day’s New Video for ‘Father of All …,’ and also a Middle Finger from Billie Joe Armstrong
September 20, 2019
There’s a Ton of Dancing in Green Day’s New Video for ‘Father of All …,’ and also a Middle Finger from Billie Joe Armstrong

There’s dancing in Green Day‘s new music video, so be warned if you don’t like dancing. There’s also a middle-finger salute from Billie Joe Armstrong, as he delivers a line...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream Blink-182’s Layered, Confident and Even Slightly Experimental New Album ‘Nine’
September 20, 2019
Stream Blink-182’s Layered, Confident and Even Slightly Experimental New Album ‘Nine’

When Blink-182 continued on with Matt Skiba in 2015 despite the absence of vocalist/guitarist Tom DeLonge, many fans weren’t sure what to expect. DeLonge had always been one of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Jaime,’ the Deeply Personal New Solo Album from Alabama Shakes Singer/Guitarist Brittany Howard
September 20, 2019
Stream ‘Jaime,’ the Deeply Personal New Solo Album from Alabama Shakes Singer/Guitarist Brittany Howard

Today, Sept. 20, Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes has begun a new chapter in her career: Solo artist. Howard’s debut solo album, Jaime, was released today via ATO Records, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Look, We Should Just Admit That Tom Delonge and Blink-182 Were Right All Along About Aliens
September 19, 2019
Look, We Should Just Admit That Tom Delonge and Blink-182 Were Right All Along About Aliens

As it turns out, we should have all been listening to Blink-182‘s claims of alien existence — stemming in large part from guitarist/vocalist Tom DeLonge — all along. Back in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Miracle Pill,’ the New Album from the Goo Goo Dolls (Listen)
September 13, 2019
Out Now: ‘Miracle Pill,’ the New Album from the Goo Goo Dolls (Listen)

On Friday, the Goo Goo Dolls released a new studio album titled Miracle Pill. It’s the follow-up to 2016’s Boxes and is the 12th proper studio record from the band,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Pays Homage to His Garage-Rock Heroes of Detroit on the ‘Breadcrumbs’ EP (Listen)
September 13, 2019
Alice Cooper Pays Homage to His Garage-Rock Heroes of Detroit on the ‘Breadcrumbs’ EP (Listen)

The man formerly known as Vincent Furnier but more commonly known as Alice Cooper has strong ties to the Detroit area dating back to his youth — so it shouldn’t...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joan Jett and the Hunt for the ‘Perfect’ Guitar (The Interview)
September 13, 2019
Joan Jett and the Hunt for the ‘Perfect’ Guitar (The Interview)

“(Joan) Jett is always the coolest person in the room, and an inspiration to anyone who feels like an outsider or misfit,” the rock and roll firebrand’s biography reads on...

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 | 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 | The Hella Mega Tour 2020: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Huge Tour, Premiere New Music
September 10, 2019
The Hella Mega Tour 2020: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Huge Tour, Premiere New Music

Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy dropped a bit of news on Tuesday: They’re touring together in 2020 on one of the biggest rock/punk tour packages in recent memory,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer Are Teasing a Huge Tour
September 9, 2019
Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer Are Teasing a Huge Tour

Later this week — potentially tomorrow, Sept. 10 — it’s expected that three of the biggest alt/rock/punk bands of the past 30 years are going to announce a gigantic tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Iggy Pop’s Takes a Trip Through Uncharted Territory on His Jazzy, Provocative New Album, ‘Free’ (Listen)
September 6, 2019
Iggy Pop’s Takes a Trip Through Uncharted Territory on His Jazzy, Provocative New Album, ‘Free’ (Listen)

Iggy Pop wants to be Free — that’s the sentiment the punk legend expresses on its opening title track of his new album, released on Friday. But don’t expect anything...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Brian Johnson (of AC/DC) and Sting Visit CBGB’s Old Site in a Clip from Johnson’s ‘A Life on the Road’ TV Series
August 19, 2019
Watch Brian Johnson (of AC/DC) and Sting Visit CBGB’s Old Site in a Clip from Johnson’s ‘A Life on the Road’ TV Series

On September 15, AXS TV will begin airing A Life On the Road, the music series helmed by longtime AC/DCvocalist Brian Johnson. Until now, the show aired on television over in England, but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to see Blink-182/Lil Wayne/Neck Deep on Tour
August 15, 2019
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to see Blink-182/Lil Wayne/Neck Deep on Tour

Veteran pop/punk band Blink-182 is currently out on an eclectic tour with hip/hop megastar Lil Wayne and UK pop/punk band Neck Deep. It sounds like an unusual group of artists...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Iggy Pop’s Straightforward New Video for ‘James Bond’
August 14, 2019
Watch Iggy Pop’s Straightforward New Video for ‘James Bond’

Iggy Pop recently premiered a song titled “James Bond” as a preview of his upcoming album, Free, slated for release on September 6. The song, which is almost exclusively set...

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 | Q&A: The ‘Hard Lessons’ of Rock and Roll with Foo Fighters/Solo Troubadour, Guitarist Chris Shiflett
August 7, 2019
Q&A: The ‘Hard Lessons’ of Rock and Roll with Foo Fighters/Solo Troubadour, Guitarist Chris Shiflett

Being a member of the Foo Fighters, one of the world’s biggest rock bands, helps swing open some pretty wide doors. When he’s not recording and touring the globe, shredding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Recording Reggae in Jamaica to Working on the Who’s New Album: Q&A with Zak Starkey
August 5, 2019
From Recording Reggae in Jamaica to Working on the Who’s New Album: Q&A with Zak Starkey

Powerhouse drummer Zak Starkey has sat behind the kit with The Who for many years, his exciting percussive style uncannily summoning up the spirit of the band’s legendary drummer Keith...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41 to Head Out on Headlining Fall Tour Supporting New Album ‘Order In Decline’
July 29, 2019
Sum 41 to Head Out on Headlining Fall Tour Supporting New Album ‘Order In Decline’

Sum 41 just released Order In Decline, one of the most aggressive and in-your-face albums of its career, and this fall the Canadian alt/punk/metal band will embark on a headlining...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Violent Femmes’ New Album ‘Hotel Last Resort,’ Available Now
July 26, 2019
Hear the Violent Femmes’ New Album ‘Hotel Last Resort,’ Available Now

Violent Femmes returned on Friday with a new album, Hotel Last Resort, which kicks off with a song that’s sure to get stuck in your head — and “Another Chorus”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream Blink-182’s New Song ‘Darkside,’ New Album ‘Nine’ Due in September
July 26, 2019
Stream Blink-182’s New Song ‘Darkside,’ New Album ‘Nine’ Due in September

It’s a busy time for Blink-182 — the veteran pop/punk band is out on the road with Lil’ Wayne and Neck Deep on a big Enema of the State 20th...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Working on New Album with Producer Bob Rock, Their First LP in Seven Years
July 25, 2019
The Offspring Working on New Album with Producer Bob Rock, Their First LP in Seven Years

The Offspring teamed up with producer Bob Rock a little over a decade ago, and the end result was the album Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace — and they’re...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Order in Decline,’ Sum 41’s Explosive and Riff-Heavy New Album (Listen)
July 18, 2019
Out Now: ‘Order in Decline,’ Sum 41’s Explosive and Riff-Heavy New Album (Listen)

The moment guitarist Dave Baksh rejoined Sum 41 in 2015, it meant one thing: lots of riffs were returning to the mix. When the Canadian pop/punk band burst onto the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Stray Cats’ Lee Rocker on the Rockabilly Legends’ 40th Anniversary, New Album, Tour and Legacy
July 12, 2019
The Stray Cats’ Lee Rocker on the Rockabilly Legends’ 40th Anniversary, New Album, Tour and Legacy

Looking like they stepped out of time machine with the dial switched to 1956, The Stray Cats emerged on the music scene in the early ‘80s with a stroking image,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘A Life on the Road,’ a TV Series from AC/DC Vocalist Brian Johnson, Sets U.S. Debut for September
July 10, 2019
‘A Life on the Road,’ a TV Series from AC/DC Vocalist Brian Johnson, Sets U.S. Debut for September

On September 15, AXS TV will begin airing A Life On the Road, the music series helmed by longtime AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson. Until now, the show aired on television...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Debuted a New Song Called ‘Hero Ground Zero’ and Were Joined By Eddie Vedder at Wembley Stadium Gig — Watch
July 8, 2019
The Who Debuted a New Song Called ‘Hero Ground Zero’ and Were Joined By Eddie Vedder at Wembley Stadium Gig — Watch

The Who‘s Moving On! tour is on now, and the band is playing selections from throughout its legendary career each night — as well as a new song, apparently, after...

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 | Stream ‘History Repeats,’ the New Solo Single from Alabama Shakes Singer/Guitarist Brittany Howard
June 25, 2019
Stream ‘History Repeats,’ the New Solo Single from Alabama Shakes Singer/Guitarist Brittany Howard

On September 20, Brittany Howard, lead vocalist/guitarist of the revered blues/rock band Alabama Shakes, will release her debut solo album, Jaime. The news was revealed on Tuesday, along with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41’s New Video for ‘Never There’ is Dedicated to Single Parents
June 18, 2019
Sum 41’s New Video for ‘Never There’ is Dedicated to Single Parents

So far, Sum 41 has previewed its upcoming album Order In Decline with a pair of aggressive metal/punk anthems in line with what put the Canadian band on the map...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Hard Lessons,’ the Dynamic New Solo Album from Foo Fighters Guitarist Chris Shiflett (Listen)
June 14, 2019
Out Now: ‘Hard Lessons,’ the Dynamic New Solo Album from Foo Fighters Guitarist Chris Shiflett (Listen)

Chris Shiflett is known as the guitarist for the Foo Fighters, which he has been since joining Dave Grohl’s band prior to their 2012 album One By One. But if...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41 Premieres New Video for ‘A Death in the Family’ — New Album ‘Out For Blood’ Coming 7/19
June 11, 2019
Sum 41 Premieres New Video for ‘A Death in the Family’ — New Album ‘Out For Blood’ Coming 7/19

Sum 41 has a new album, Order In Decline, set for release on July 19 — and if anybody was curious whether the Canadian pop-punk/metal band had plans to get...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (Most Of) King Crimson’s Classic Albums are Now on Spotify, in Time for 50th Anniversary Tour
June 10, 2019
(Most Of) King Crimson’s Classic Albums are Now on Spotify, in Time for 50th Anniversary Tour

Tonight, June 10, Robert Fripp and King Crimson will begin their anticipated 50th anniversary tour at Hause Auensee, Leipzig — and just in time for the festivities, much of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blink-182 to Play ‘Enema of the State’ in Full on Summer Tour to Mark Album’s 20th Anniversary
June 5, 2019
Blink-182 to Play ‘Enema of the State’ in Full on Summer Tour to Mark Album’s 20th Anniversary

This past weekend, Enema of the State, the breakout 1999 album from Blink-182, celebrated its 20th anniversary. The album that really got things started for the pop/punk band, Enema featured the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sleater-Kinney’s New Lyric Video for the St. Vincent-Produced ‘Hurry On Home’ is An Excellent Use of the Medium
June 3, 2019
Sleater-Kinney’s New Lyric Video for the St. Vincent-Produced ‘Hurry On Home’ is An Excellent Use of the Medium

Later this year, Sleater-Kinney will release a new album, the follow-up to 2015’s No Cities To Love. Recently, the acclaimed alt/punk band premiered its lead single, “Hurry On Home,” which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | It’s the 20th Anniversary of Blink-182’s ‘Enema of the State’ Album — and Boy, Do I Feel Old
June 1, 2019
It’s the 20th Anniversary of Blink-182’s ‘Enema of the State’ Album — and Boy, Do I Feel Old

In May 1999, I was about to be a freshman in high school. It was during my high school years — which coincided with the heyday of “nu-metal” and all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Perry Farrell: Stream ‘Machine Girl,’ Off His New Solo LP ‘Kind Heaven’ Out 6/7
May 31, 2019
Perry Farrell: Stream ‘Machine Girl,’ Off His New Solo LP ‘Kind Heaven’ Out 6/7

Of the litany of iconic rock and roll singers of the past three decades or so, few have exhibited the artistic defiance and originality as Jane’s Addiction‘s Perry Farrell —...

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 | Chip Taylor, ‘Whiskey Salesman’ and All-Time Great Songwriter With a Litany of Classic Hits (Q and A)
May 13, 2019
Chip Taylor, ‘Whiskey Salesman’ and All-Time Great Songwriter With a Litany of Classic Hits (Q and A)

Having penned the ultimate snarling garage rock song, “Wild Thing,” songwriter/artist Chip Taylor set forth a legacy that would be assured for decades to come. A seasoned, gifted songwriter logging...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blink-182 Took a Chance with Their New Song ‘Blame It On My Youth,’ and It Works (Listen)
May 8, 2019
Blink-182 Took a Chance with Their New Song ‘Blame It On My Youth,’ and It Works (Listen)

When Blink-182 forged on without founding guitarist/co-vocalist Tom DeLonge, fans were largely curious if the hugely successful alt/punk band would find its own voice with new guitarist, Matt Skiba of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next
May 6, 2019
King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next

For a long time, the music of King Crimson didn’t exist on streaming platforms — but just as Robert Fripp and his colleagues in the legendary prog/rock ensemble prepare for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: New Found Glory Tackle Music from ‘Frozen,’ ‘Twilight,’ ‘Shrek,’ ‘Back to the Future’ and More on New Covers EP ‘From the Screen to the Stereo 3’
May 3, 2019
Out Now: New Found Glory Tackle Music from ‘Frozen,’ ‘Twilight,’ ‘Shrek,’ ‘Back to the Future’ and More on New Covers EP ‘From the Screen to the Stereo 3’

In the early days of Florida-based pop/punk band New Found Glory‘s career, they became known as “the covers band,” according to singer Jordan Pundik, who said as much at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | HUNNY Prepping Debut Album ‘Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes, Watch the New Video for ‘Lula, I’m Not Mad’
May 3, 2019
HUNNY Prepping Debut Album ‘Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes, Watch the New Video for ‘Lula, I’m Not Mad’

California indie/rock band HUNNY have released details along with the lead single to their debut full length album, Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes., expected July 19 via Epitaph Records. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Tom DeLonge’s Angels and Airwaves: Hear ‘Rebel Girl,’ Tour Dates Announced
April 30, 2019
New from Tom DeLonge’s Angels and Airwaves: Hear ‘Rebel Girl,’ Tour Dates Announced

We haven’t heard from Angels & Airwaves, the indie/rock band helmed by former Blink-182 guitarist/vocalist Tom DeLonge, in years, but the band returned on Tuesday with synth-heavy new song titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory: ‘From the Screen to the Stereo 3’ EP Out This Friday; ‘Let It Go’ Cover/Video Released
April 29, 2019
New Found Glory: ‘From the Screen to the Stereo 3’ EP Out This Friday; ‘Let It Go’ Cover/Video Released

This Friday, May 3, pop-punk veterans New Found Glory will release From the Screen to the Stereo 3, a new EP of iconic songs from movies that is the third...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Nerds Battled the Jocks Once Again in The Story Changes’ Throwback Video for ‘Shooting Stars’
April 25, 2019
The Nerds Battled the Jocks Once Again in The Story Changes’ Throwback Video for ‘Shooting Stars’

It’s a classic standoff of nerds vs punks in Ohio rock band The Story Changes‘ new music video for their lead single “Shooting Stars,” taken from their forthcoming album out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Ramones’ Seminal Debut Album, ‘Ramones,’ Came Out This Week in 1976
April 24, 2019
The Ramones’ Seminal Debut Album, ‘Ramones,’ Came Out This Week in 1976

A sound emanated from the grimy streets of New York City this week, 43 years ago. On April 23, 1976, a group of leather-jacketed punkers calling themselves the Ramones burst...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2019: The Best Rock/Indie Acts, from Weezer and Wallows to The 1975, Beach Fossils, Soccer Mommy and More (Live Review)
April 23, 2019
Coachella 2019: The Best Rock/Indie Acts, from Weezer and Wallows to The 1975, Beach Fossils, Soccer Mommy and More (Live Review)

When the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival‘s 2019 lineup was announced, there was plenty of talk about how rock music was underrepresented among the 175+ acts. The world-renowned music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Born Out of Some Intense Emotions, Cage the Elephant’s ‘Social Cues’ Might Be Their Most Cohesive Album to Date (Listen)
April 19, 2019
Born Out of Some Intense Emotions, Cage the Elephant’s ‘Social Cues’ Might Be Their Most Cohesive Album to Date (Listen)

Cage the Elephant vocalist Matt Shultz recently went through the dissolution of a relationship — something to which many of us can relate. Personal turmoil like that can lead to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Gary Clark Jr. Bring ‘This Land’ to NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ with a Three-Song Performance
April 16, 2019
Watch Gary Clark Jr. Bring ‘This Land’ to NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ with a Three-Song Performance

Gary Clark Jr.‘s recent studio album, This Land, finds the Austin-based guitarist/songwriter at his most emotive and visceral — and also features some of his best recorded songs to date....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beach Bunny Prepping for Big Tour with PUP and Lollapalooza, Fresh Off the Buzz of Their “Prom Queen” EP
April 12, 2019
Beach Bunny Prepping for Big Tour with PUP and Lollapalooza, Fresh Off the Buzz of Their “Prom Queen” EP

Beach Bunny started off as a solo singer/songwriter project for Chicago native Lili Trifilio in 2015. Now as a four-piece, the band has garnered success, racking up a number performances...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch SWMRS Perform ‘Too Much Coffee’ and ‘April in Houston’ as Part of VEVO’s Live Series
April 12, 2019
Watch SWMRS Perform ‘Too Much Coffee’ and ‘April in Houston’ as Part of VEVO’s Live Series

In February, Bay Area indie/punk band SWMRS released Berkeley On Fire, an urgent, timely and provocative new album blending styles, themes and emotions that pushed the young band’s notoriety higher than...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brooks Paschal of Surprises Releases Self-Directed Video for ‘Natural Disaster’
April 9, 2019
Brooks Paschal of Surprises Releases Self-Directed Video for ‘Natural Disaster’

In an impressive DIY music video, Brooks Paschal of newcomer pop-punk band Surprises shows us if you want something done, you’ve got to do it yourself in his new music video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch New Found Glory’s New Video for Their ‘Eye of the Tiger’ Cover
April 9, 2019
Watch New Found Glory’s New Video for Their ‘Eye of the Tiger’ Cover

A question you may find yourself asking while watching New Found Glory‘s energetic new music video for their cover of the classic Rocky III theme “Eye of the Tiger,” originally...

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 | Out Now: PUP’s ‘Morbid Stuff,’ an Invigorating New Album Tackling Death, Anxiety, and Emotion with Boundless Energy and Hooks
April 5, 2019
Out Now: PUP’s ‘Morbid Stuff,’ an Invigorating New Album Tackling Death, Anxiety, and Emotion with Boundless Energy and Hooks

PUP named its new album Morbid Stuff, and that’s a solid representation of the themes explored on the Toronto band’s third studio album, which was released on Friday via Little...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Strange Love,’ the Debut EP from Simple Creatures (Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus and All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth)
April 1, 2019
Out Now: ‘Strange Love,’ the Debut EP from Simple Creatures (Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus and All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth)

Simple Creatures is the pop-punk duo fans didn’t expect but secretly hoped for, and the band’s debut EP has arrived. consisting of All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth and Blink-182‘s Mark...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Motion City Soundtrack’s ‘My Dinosaur Life’ Coming to Limited Edition Green/Pink Vinyl June 7
March 26, 2019
Motion City Soundtrack’s ‘My Dinosaur Life’ Coming to Limited Edition Green/Pink Vinyl June 7

A solid musical accompaniment to the struggles of life, My Dinosaur Life, the 2010 album from Motion City Soundtrack, covered the troubles of trying to figure life out. The Minnesota rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Do the Paranoid Style,’ from Bad Religion’s New Album ‘Age of Unreason’
March 26, 2019
Hear ‘Do the Paranoid Style,’ from Bad Religion’s New Album ‘Age of Unreason’

Punk vets Bad Religion released another song from their forthcoming album, Age of Unreason, which will be released on May 3 via Epitaph Records, and “Do the Paranoid Style” finds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Forever Came Calling Launching First Acoustic Tour 3/29 in Fullerton, CA
March 21, 2019
Forever Came Calling Launching First Acoustic Tour 3/29 in Fullerton, CA

The 1990s are making a comeback once again, in the form of a tour — as Forever Came Calling recently announced an acoustic spring tour inspired by MTV’s Unplugged and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory Covered ‘This Is Me’ from ‘The Greatest Showman’ for Their New EP
March 19, 2019
New Found Glory Covered ‘This Is Me’ from ‘The Greatest Showman’ for Their New EP

Florida’s New Found Glory have premiered another song from their upcoming EP of movie theme songs, and this one’s just about perfect. “This Is Me” is one of the standout...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seaway: ‘Fresh Produce’ LP Out 4/19 Ahead of Spring Tour
March 15, 2019
Seaway: ‘Fresh Produce’ LP Out 4/19 Ahead of Spring Tour

Canadian pop-punk band Seaway has been hard at work recently, playing different gigs and dropping singles since the release of their 2017 album, Vacation, but the boys are ready for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Spotlight: Wargirl, TV Coma and Sarah Potenza
March 13, 2019
New Music Spotlight: Wargirl, TV Coma and Sarah Potenza

In this piece, enjoy a look at some up-and-coming acts that caught Rock Cellar’s attention lately …  Wargirl – “Mess Around” Take a mix of 70’s funk music, reggae, post-punk,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dawes’ Taylor Goldsmith on Honoring His Hero, Bob Dylan, with The New Basement Tapes
March 13, 2019
Dawes’ Taylor Goldsmith on Honoring His Hero, Bob Dylan, with The New Basement Tapes

“Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were a big part of how we all learned how to do this thing in the first place,” Dawes’ singer and guitarist Taylor Goldsmith tells...

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 | State Champs Head Out on Tour After Premiering New Video for ‘Criminal’ (About a 5th-Generation iPod)
March 5, 2019
State Champs Head Out on Tour After Premiering New Video for ‘Criminal’ (About a 5th-Generation iPod)

State Champs took us back to 2005 last year with their music video for “Dead and Gone,” and now the pop-punk band is taking us back one more time for...

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 | Los Angeles Indie/Pop Trio La Bouquet Readying Debut LP ‘Sad People Dancing’ for 3/29 Release
February 27, 2019
Los Angeles Indie/Pop Trio La Bouquet Readying Debut LP ‘Sad People Dancing’ for 3/29 Release

Los Angeles-based band La Bouquet is gearing up to release its anticipated full-length debut. It’s been two years since the alternative/indie-pop band released its debut EP, Heavy Sunshine, but the group...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bad Religion: New Album ‘Age of Unreason’ Announced; Listen to the Charged ‘Chaos From Within’
February 26, 2019
Bad Religion: New Album ‘Age of Unreason’ Announced; Listen to the Charged ‘Chaos From Within’

On May 3, Bad Religion will release Age of Unreason, a new studio album that serves as a reaction to the “perilous times” we find ourselves in today. Always a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Simple Creatures (Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus and All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth) Premiere Video for ‘Strange Love,’ EP Out 3/26
February 21, 2019
Simple Creatures (Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus and All Time Low’s Alex Gaskarth) Premiere Video for ‘Strange Love,’ EP Out 3/26

Simple Creatures came as a surprise to most folks via Twitter in late January. Alex Gaskarth, front man of the pop-punk band All Time Low, would later reveal on his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory’s Video for Their ‘The Power of Love’ Cover is a Great ‘Back to the Future’ Tribute
February 20, 2019
New Found Glory’s Video for Their ‘The Power of Love’ Cover is a Great ‘Back to the Future’ Tribute

Pop-punk kings New Found Glory have been hard at work on another set of covers of some of the most beloved movie songs ever recorded, and on May 3 the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Oakland’s SWMRS Make the Bay Area Proud with Urgent New Album ‘Berkeley’s On Fire’ (New Music Friday)
February 15, 2019
Oakland’s SWMRS Make the Bay Area Proud with Urgent New Album ‘Berkeley’s On Fire’ (New Music Friday)

Berkeley’s On Fire, the new album from Oakland’s SWMRS, was released on Friday — and it’s the sort of record that will stick with you long after its 10-song, 33-minute...

Rock Cellar Magazine | In and Out of Wings: Denny Seiwell On His Friendship with Paul McCartney and Wings’ Underrated 1971-1973 Era
February 12, 2019
In and Out of Wings: Denny Seiwell On His Friendship with Paul McCartney and Wings’ Underrated 1971-1973 Era

Drummer Denny Seiwell discusses his time with Paul McCartney and Wings, his friendship with McCartney over the years and much more …  When The Beatles imploded, Paul McCartney, by all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Bob Marley on His 74th Birthday with His Friend, Filmmaker Don Letts
February 5, 2019
Remembering Bob Marley on His 74th Birthday with His Friend, Filmmaker Don Letts

Bob Marley would have turned 74 years old on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. To celebrate Marley’s influence, enjoy a chat with Don Letts …  Don Letts is a Grammy-winning filmmaker,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson Maps Out 50-Date 2019 Tour to Mark 50th Anniversary
January 29, 2019
King Crimson Maps Out 50-Date 2019 Tour to Mark 50th Anniversary

Toward the end of 2018, King Crimson announced plans for a big commemorative 50th anniversary tour that would span three continents — and the legendary prog ensemble announced its full...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blondie, and Photography, Through the Lens (and Memories) of Chris Stein (Q&A)
January 14, 2019
Blondie, and Photography, Through the Lens (and Memories) of Chris Stein (Q&A)

Chris Stein photo (Shepard Fairey) Chris Stein cut his teeth 40 years ago as a co-founder and guitarist for the band Blondie, and via his songwriting partnership with Debbie Harry,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Fun Rock n’ Roll Christmas Cover Songs
December 12, 2018
Top 11 Fun Rock n’ Roll Christmas Cover Songs

Looking for that last-minute Christmas-themed rock n’ roll playlist? Look no further, as we have searched far & wide for some of the most enduring and timeless (and even infamous)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Shock Rock Songs
December 10, 2018
Top 11 Shock Rock Songs

“I’m at a point in life when nothing feels shocking to me. I need something to shock me! I’m almost ready to see a UFO.” – CeeLo Green The list...

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 | A Dispatch from the ‘Deadbeat Club’ with Kate Pierson of the B-52’s (Q&A)
November 9, 2018
A Dispatch from the ‘Deadbeat Club’ with Kate Pierson of the B-52’s (Q&A)

Combining an infectious collision of ‘60s pop, surf, dance and spiky new wave flavors, The B-52’s emerged on the music scene in the late ‘70s looking and sounding like no...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Anti-Thanksgiving Songs
November 9, 2018
Top 11 Anti-Thanksgiving Songs

I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land....

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beastie Boys Origin Story: Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz on Their Roller-Coaster Career
October 30, 2018
The Beastie Boys Origin Story: Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz on Their Roller-Coaster Career

Mike D. and Ad-Rock are just the same as when I first met them in the mid-80s. When I catch up with them at their Bowery hotel to discuss their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go
October 11, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go

I remember it was a Wednesday night sometime in early 1980 when the phone rang. My friend, Craig, wanted to see a guitarist named Eric Johnson in Hollywood. I had...

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 | Wayne Kramer Looks Back on 50 Years of the MC5 and His Prison Experience
September 11, 2018
Wayne Kramer Looks Back on 50 Years of the MC5 and His Prison Experience

Detroit’s legendary MC5 were probably the first punk rock band — but try to tell the band’s guitarist, Wayne Kramer, that. “I get that. I get the value of that....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Anti-Labor Day Anti-Work Songs
August 31, 2018
Top 11 Anti-Labor Day Anti-Work Songs

Note: This piece originally ran in time for Labor Day 2012. Since 1894, when Madonna was just a toddler, the U.S. has celebrated Labor Day – …a yearly national tribute...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alan Parsons on 35+ Years of ‘Eye in the Sky,’ Proper Speaker System Setup and His New Album (Q&A)
August 9, 2018
Alan Parsons on 35+ Years of ‘Eye in the Sky,’ Proper Speaker System Setup and His New Album (Q&A)

Alan Parsons made his initial mark in the music world by engineering or producing successful late 1960s and ‘70s releases by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney & Wings, Al...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Horn Rock Songs
March 14, 2018
Top 11 Horn Rock Songs

“That’s the big secret. Rock and roll ain’t nothing but jazz with a hard backbeat.” – Keith Richards “Vehicle” by The Ides of March The Ides of March reached No....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talking About Kittie’s 20th Anniversary and Upcoming Documentary/Book with Drummer Mercedes Lander
February 15, 2018
Talking About Kittie’s 20th Anniversary and Upcoming Documentary/Book with Drummer Mercedes Lander

This past January, Rock Cellar attended the 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Also attending this year’s event was Mercedes Lander, co-founder and drummer of the Canadian heavy metal band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Tribute to Malcolm Young: Rock Icons Name Their Favorite AC/DC Anthems
January 12, 2018
A Tribute to Malcolm Young: Rock Icons Name Their Favorite AC/DC Anthems

The tragic recent passing of AC/DC founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young left hard rock fans mourning the loss of a beloved hard rock giant. A few years ago, Ken Sharp queried a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Glam Rock Songs
January 12, 2018
Top 11 Glam Rock Songs

Top 11 Glam Rock Songs “I was recently looking at an old cover of New Musical Express from 1973. It’s me and Mick Jagger, and he’s just found glam a...

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 | The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle
August 14, 2017
The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle

You might not guess it, but Steve Earle, the modern epitome of Outlaw Country, started out life inspired by English punk rock. “That scene was huge to me,” he says,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Guitarist Tim Mahoney on 311’s New Album ‘Mosaic,’ Career Longevity, the Dead, and More
June 29, 2017
Q&A: Guitarist Tim Mahoney on 311’s New Album ‘Mosaic,’ Career Longevity, the Dead, and More

On June 23, 311 released Mosaic, the twelfth full-length album for the long-running alt/rock band. This time around, the band — vocalist/guitarist Nick Hexum, vocalist S.A. Martinez, bassist Aaron ‘P-Nut’...

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 | Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap)
April 20, 2017
Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap)

Star-Studded Cinema Premiere Rocks L.A. The star-studded Los Angeles premiere of SHOT!? The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock took place April 5 at the Pacific Theatres at The Grove. Rock Cellar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from At the Drive In: Stream 'Incurably Innocent'; New Album 'in • ter a • li • a' Out 5/5
February 22, 2017
New from At the Drive In: Stream 'Incurably Innocent'; New Album 'in • ter a • li • a' Out 5/5

At the Drive In haven’t released a proper album in 17 years, but they’ll continue their resurgence with a new record, in • ter a • li • a, due out on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Prank Gone Wrong (or Right?) in New Found Glory's New 'Happy Being Miserable' Video
February 16, 2017
Watch a Prank Gone Wrong (or Right?) in New Found Glory's New 'Happy Being Miserable' Video

Pop-punk kings New Found Glory premiered a music video for their new single, “Happy Being Miserable,” on Thursday morning. The song, taken from their upcoming album Makes Me Sick, is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blondie and Garbage Announce Co-Headlining 'Rage and Rapture' Summer Tour
February 8, 2017
Blondie and Garbage Announce Co-Headlining 'Rage and Rapture' Summer Tour

This summer, two bands that simply had to tour together will do just that. Debbie Harry and Blondie (who are releasing a new record, Pollinator, in March) will team up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stone Sour, Slipknot and the Value of Taking Chances: A Chat with Corey Taylor
February 7, 2017
Stone Sour, Slipknot and the Value of Taking Chances: A Chat with Corey Taylor

For the past two decades, Corey Taylor has been the ringleader of the metal band Slipknot. He’s also, even before Slipknot, been the lead singer of the hard-rock band Stone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Disco Throwback Magic of 'Fun,' Blondie's New Single Off Their New Album 'Pollinator' Due Out 5/5
February 1, 2017
Hear the Disco Throwback Magic of 'Fun,' Blondie's New Single Off Their New Album 'Pollinator' Due Out 5/5

Blondie are back in action, and on May 5 the iconic band will release a new album titled Pollinator. The announcement came on Wednesday, along with some intriguing details about this,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Get as Close as Humanly Possible to AFI in Their New Music Video for 'Aurelia'
January 31, 2017
Get as Close as Humanly Possible to AFI in Their New Music Video for 'Aurelia'

AFI recently released a new record, a self-titled affair referred to as The Blood Album. The long-running Northern California-based alt/punk/rock band also just premiered a music video for the track...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring, Sum 41, Lit to Highlight Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival at Doheny State Beach 4/8
January 30, 2017
The Offspring, Sum 41, Lit to Highlight Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival at Doheny State Beach 4/8

On Saturday, April 8, Southern California’s Doheny State Beach will be the place to be for live music/craft beer/taco enthusiasts at the 2017 Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory Announce New Album, 'Makes Me Sick,' Out 4/28
January 26, 2017
New Found Glory Announce New Album, 'Makes Me Sick,' Out 4/28

An already busy 2017 will get even busier for Florida-based pop/punk band New Found Glory. Already with plans for an extensive 20th anniversary tour that will find them performing several...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Producer Don Was on the Rolling Stones' Future: 'The Rock Cellar Conversations' Podcast Premiere
January 12, 2017
Producer Don Was on the Rolling Stones' Future: 'The Rock Cellar Conversations' Podcast Premiere

“There was no vision for this album,” says producer Don Was of The Rolling Stones’ new CD, Blue & Lonesome. “We were making an album of new songs, and sometimes...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Lonely Boy’ Steve Jones on His New Book, Life with the Sex Pistols, Bob Dylan and More
January 12, 2017
‘Lonely Boy’ Steve Jones on His New Book, Life with the Sex Pistols, Bob Dylan and More

Steve Jones was one of those kids whose high school yearbook entry would have read “Most likely not to succeed.” His life path was an all-too-certain roller coaster ride to the gutter until...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Cellar to Premiere New Podcast Series; First Up, Rolling Stones Producer Don Was
January 10, 2017
Rock Cellar to Premiere New Podcast Series; First Up, Rolling Stones Producer Don Was

The Rolling Stones are “not done making records,” producer Don Was tells KCSN Los Angeles DJ Jim Nelson in the first installment of The Rock Cellar Conversations, our new podcast...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Announce North American 'Revolution Radio' Summer Tour with Catfish and the Bottlemen
January 9, 2017
Green Day Announce North American 'Revolution Radio' Summer Tour with Catfish and the Bottlemen

Green Day‘s globe-trotting tour in support of their resilient 2016 album Revolution Radio will extend into summer 2017, the band revealed on Monday by announcing a slew of stadium tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll
December 9, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll

Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards. – Keith Richards Below,  enjoy Frank Mastropolo’s new Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Songs, but note: The absence of Bob Seger’s “Old...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory to Mark 20th Anniversary with Career-Spanning Full-Album Tour
December 8, 2016
New Found Glory to Mark 20th Anniversary with Career-Spanning Full-Album Tour

Pop-punk heroes New Found Glory have been doing their thing for quite some time — 20 years in fact — and with that anniversary coming up the band announced pretty...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Green Day Slam Through 'Bang Bang' and 'Revolution Radio' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
November 22, 2016
Watch Green Day Slam Through 'Bang Bang' and 'Revolution Radio' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Green Day sure have been busy since the release of their new album Revolution Radio. In addition to shows across the country, the band also paid a visit to Jimmy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Green Day's Self-Reflective Music Video for 'Still Breathing'
November 7, 2016
Watch Green Day's Self-Reflective Music Video for 'Still Breathing'

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong has detailed the personal turmoil he experienced in the years leading up to the band’s explosive new album, Revolution Radio. Substance abuse (specifically...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Detail Full 2017 North American Tour Supporting 'Revolution Radio', Against Me! to Support
October 12, 2016
Green Day Detail Full 2017 North American Tour Supporting 'Revolution Radio', Against Me! to Support

After a few years off, Green Day are back to being their busy selves — the Bay Area alt/punk icons just released a solid, intensely personal new album, Revolution Radio,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Sum 41 Return with a Vengeance on New Album '13 Voices'
October 7, 2016
Best New Music: Sum 41 Return with a Vengeance on New Album '13 Voices'

Sum 41 front man/songwriter Deryck Whibley has had a long road to where he is today: releasing a new album, 13 Voices, the first record from the alt/punk band since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Stream Green Day's Resurgent New Album 'Revolution Radio'
October 7, 2016
Best New Music: Stream Green Day's Resurgent New Album 'Revolution Radio'

Well, Green Day moved up the release date of their new album, Revolution Radio, which was previously scheduled to come out on October 21. Instead, the LP showed up on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kings of Leon Premiere New Song 'Around the World' on 'Jools Holland', Release 'Waste a Moment' Video
September 14, 2016
Kings of Leon Premiere New Song 'Around the World' on 'Jools Holland', Release 'Waste a Moment' Video

Global powerhouse/rockers Kings of Leon just premiered their new single, Waste a Moment, from their upcoming album Walls — and they’ve already followed that up with another new track. Appearing on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Green Day Rob a Bank in Their New 'Bang Bang' Video, Directed by Rancid's Tim Armstrong
September 13, 2016
Watch Green Day Rob a Bank in Their New 'Bang Bang' Video, Directed by Rancid's Tim Armstrong

Green Day have been very active in the lead-up to their new album, Revolution Radio, which will be released on October 7. In addition to premiering the title track and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Green Day: Stream 'Revolution Radio', the Title Track to New LP Due 10/7
September 9, 2016
New Green Day: Stream 'Revolution Radio', the Title Track to New LP Due 10/7

East bay alt/punk icons Green Day have unleashed another song off their new album, Revolution Radio, which will be out on October 7. Below, stream the title track, a fist-pumping,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Good Charlotte Announce Fall Tour in Support of New LP 'Youth Authority'
August 8, 2016
Good Charlotte Announce Fall Tour in Support of New LP 'Youth Authority'

Long-running pop/punk/alt band Good Charlotte recently returned with a crowd-pleasing new album, Youth Authority, and this fall they’ll embark on a headlining tour in support of it. Along for the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41 Detail 'Don't Call It a Sum-Back' Fall Tour
August 8, 2016
Sum 41 Detail 'Don't Call It a Sum-Back' Fall Tour

On October 7, Sum 41 will return with a new album, 13 Voices. It’ll be the long-running Canadian pop/punk/alt band’s sixth full-length album and first since 2011’s Screaming Bloody Murder....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Catfish and the Bottlemen
July 27, 2016
Turn Me On: Catfish and the Bottlemen

This month, KCSN 88.5’s Jim Nelson spotlights Catfish and the Bottlemen for our Turn Me On category… Somewhere in Sydney, Australia, there’s a busker who directly impacted the name of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Good Charlotte's 'Youth Authority' Is a Solid Farewell Record — If That's What It Is
July 20, 2016
Best New Music: Good Charlotte's 'Youth Authority' Is a Solid Farewell Record — If That's What It Is

Nearly 15 years ago, few alt/punk/pop bands were as big of a deal as Good Charlotte. The band’s 2002 album The Young and the Hopeless was on its way to going...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Going to the Vans Warped Tour 2016? Make Sure to Catch Brooklyn's Mother Feather
July 19, 2016
Going to the Vans Warped Tour 2016? Make Sure to Catch Brooklyn's Mother Feather

Every summer, the Vans Warped Tour heads out on a trek across North America, bringing a caravan of prominent punk/rock bands geared around the younger demographic to outdoor stops around...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Against Me! Share New Single, '333', Announe New LP 'Shape Shift with Me' – Listen
July 18, 2016
Against Me! Share New Single, '333', Announe New LP 'Shape Shift with Me' – Listen

On September 13, Against Me! will return with Shape Shift with Me, a new studio album and the first since 2014’s Transgender Dysphoria Blues. In addition to the album announcement,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top
July 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top

Every day now for two weeks, I heard the song rise from what must have been a pair of seriously-powered speakers the size of refrigerators. Floating out over the hills...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Blink-182 Return with Familiar-But-Fresh New Album 'California'
July 1, 2016
Best New Music: Blink-182 Return with Familiar-But-Fresh New Album 'California'

After months of anticipation, Blink-182‘s new album California hits stores today. The LP may be without one-third of the band’s core lineup, as guitarist/vocalist Tom DeLonge is sitting this one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41 Returns with Riff-Heavy 'Fake My Own Death' Music Video
June 29, 2016
Sum 41 Returns with Riff-Heavy 'Fake My Own Death' Music Video

Canadian pop punk/metal heroes Sum 41 recently announced plans for a new album, 13 Voices, and late Tuesday night the band premiered a video for its lead single, Fake My...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yellowcard Announce Final Album, Tour, Premiere Song 'Rest in Peace' – Listen
June 24, 2016
Yellowcard Announce Final Album, Tour, Premiere Song 'Rest in Peace' – Listen

For nearly two decades, Yellowcard has been a staple of the alt/punk scene. The band, whose 2003 album Ocean Avenue propelled them to main stages at Warped Tour and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Andy Partridge Talks About the Monkees
June 7, 2016
Q&A: Andy Partridge Talks About the Monkees

For self-respecting music fans, Andy Partridge is rightly revered as one of the most important songwriters in popular music based on his stellar work in XTC. But away from his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: AC/DC’s Angus Young and Bon Scott at Day On the Green 1978
March 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: AC/DC’s Angus Young and Bon Scott at Day On the Green 1978

In this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen details his encounters with AC/DC members Angus Young and Bon Scott at a jam-packed Day on the Green in 1978… It is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt
December 8, 2015
A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt

John Pratt has been doing his thing for decades. Whether in his 1980s rock bands or putting his stamp on TV programs with his score work, Pratt has been an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs With Star Wars References
December 4, 2015
Top 11 Songs With Star Wars References

This month, one of the most anticipated films of recent memory will be released. Star Wars: The Force Awakens will hit theaters on December 18, and has been all people...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)
June 5, 2015
Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)

Back in 1997, there was simply no escaping Sugar Ray‘s breakout hit “Fly.” Its reggae rhythms, catchy hook and singer Mark McGrath‘s croon resulted in one of the biggest overnight...

Rock Cellar Magazine | B.B. King: The Thrill Will Never Be Gone (Archival Interview)
June 5, 2015
B.B. King: The Thrill Will Never Be Gone (Archival Interview)

B.B. King is championed by pundits as the quintessential blues guitar player. Since his emergence in the Fifties, King, trusty black Gibson “Lucille” guitar in hand, wowed audiences with his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray & Dave Davies on 50 Years of the Kinks – Reunion or Not, They’re Still Busy (The Interview)
January 9, 2015
Ray & Dave Davies on 50 Years of the Kinks – Reunion or Not, They’re Still Busy (The Interview)

“The thing about The Kinks is that I’m a really big fan,” Ray Davies, the leader of the rock legends and its principal songwriter, told me when I caught up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Charlotte Caffey: The Beat Goes On (Interview)
July 7, 2014
The Go-Go’s Charlotte Caffey: The Beat Goes On (Interview)

In 1978, against the backdrop of disco, soft practitioners like Debby Boone and the Captain & Tennille and the growing success of arena rock bands like Styx, REO Speedwagon, Boston...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Learning How to Smile with Everclear’s Art Alexakis (Interview)
June 6, 2014
Learning How to Smile with Everclear’s Art Alexakis (Interview)

Singer/songwriter Art Alexakis has fronted the alternative/rock band Everclear for more than twenty years, achieving huge mainstream success with singles such as Father of Mine, Wonderful, Santa Monica, Rock Star,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Mustaine Riffs on the Internet, AC/DC, and Megadeth (Interview)
April 4, 2014
Dave Mustaine Riffs on the Internet, AC/DC, and Megadeth (Interview)

From his early days as a member of Metallica to his award-winning career as the front man and guitarist of the thrash/metal outfit Megadeth, Dave Mustaine has become something of...

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 | For Wire and Colin Newman, Change is Good.  (Interview)
April 3, 2013
For Wire and Colin Newman, Change is Good. (Interview)

Colin Newman of the band Wire talks to Rock Cellar Magazine about their latest album "Change Becomes Us," and Wire's place in the history of post-punk music.

Rock Cellar Magazine | April Album Reviews
April 2, 2013
April Album Reviews

Depeche Mode Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Low The Strokes Wire Justin Timberlake John Denver Tribute Mudhoney Depeche Mode – Delta Machine This is the blues – Depeche Mode-style – and...

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 | 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 | Peter Hook Reflects On Joy Division & New Order
March 4, 2013
Peter Hook Reflects On Joy Division & New Order

Peter Hook of Joy Division and New Order delves into the inner workings of both bands, shenanigans with the Duke and Duchess of York, Hook’s recent split with his former New Order bandmates, and his take on Manchester bands The Stone Roses, The Smiths, and Oasis.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Photos of Iconic Rock and Roll Statues
March 4, 2013
Photos of Iconic Rock and Roll Statues

It used to be that only politicians and war heroes were immortalized on statues that honored their accomplishments. So it’s a good thing that today you’re more likely to see...

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 | Rock Meccas of NYC: What Are They Now?
February 4, 2013
Rock Meccas of NYC: What Are They Now?

In the 1960s, New York City was the center of the recording industry and home to a wealth of small clubs and theaters that hosted the cream of rock music....

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 | Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins Loves Indie Wrestling (Interview)
January 7, 2013
Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins Loves Indie Wrestling (Interview)

Although Billy Corgan is best known as the enigmatic frontman of Smashing Pumpkins, lately he has turned his creative energy toward smashing of a different variety: flying elbow smashes, for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock Novels
January 7, 2013
Top 11 Rock Novels

Rock novels are a blast to read for any serious music lover.  Just like you, rock novelists are tremendous music fans, and the novel form allows them to approach their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | November/December Album Reviews
December 3, 2012
November/December Album Reviews

November/December Album Reviews Rolling Stones GRRR! In addition to all his great singing and songwriting, showmanship, and jumpin’ jack flash, Mick Jagger was always a businessman. From his student days...

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 | September/October Album Reviews
September 11, 2012
September/October Album Reviews

Bob Dylan Ben Folds Five No Doubt Green Day Dave Matthews Band Bob Mould Propagandhi Grizzly Bear Bob Dylan Tempest It’s 2012, and we’re still living on “Desolation Row.” Or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Susanna Hoffs Bares All (?) in New Interview
August 16, 2012
Susanna Hoffs Bares All (?) in New Interview

Paying homage to ’60s-era bands like The Beach Boys, and The Mamas and the Papas, Susanna Hoffs has recently released her third solo album, Someday – her first release in 16 years....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)
August 12, 2012
Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)

During a 2011 appearance at an Occupy L.A. rally Tom Morello – an original member of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave – wore a cap with the logo of...

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 | Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)
June 12, 2012
Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)

It may just be the sexiest mile and a half in America: a curvy, alluring ribbon of road called the Sunset Strip. Since the 1930s, the portion of Sunset Boulevard...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 11 New Board Game Movie Suggestions for Hollywood
May 16, 2012
11 New Board Game Movie Suggestions for Hollywood

Farewell, Hollywood. Original, creative storylines, plots, and movie concepts have gone the way of the View-Master – replaced by flashy, style-over-substance monstrosities about CGI transforming-robot battles, cartoonish critters dancing to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Banshees to Vampires… An Interview with Steven Severin
April 16, 2012
From Banshees to Vampires… An Interview with Steven Severin

It’s an unsettling tale of terror and tormented humanity.  A small village has fallen under a vampire’s curse, and the boundaries between the real and unreal have blurred. Steven Severin,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Morgan Spurlock Interview:  From 'Super Size Me' to Superheroes
April 16, 2012
Morgan Spurlock Interview: From 'Super Size Me' to Superheroes

It’s appropriate that Morgan Spurlock, whose first documentary was named Super Size Me, has now directed a nonfiction film about the planet’s biggest gathering devoted to superheroes. Comic-Con Episode IV:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (Movie) Trailer Trash
March 19, 2012
(Movie) Trailer Trash

Okay, I’ve hocked you enough on the woeful shape of modern music:  Berton Averre’s Blog. Time for a departure.  Today we’ll talk about the woeful shape of modern American movies....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daniel Lanois Heads to the Hall of Fame…
March 19, 2012
Daniel Lanois Heads to the Hall of Fame…

In the liner notes to Daniel Lanois’ 2003 album Shine, the musician and producer writes: “What a privilege to be able to make music. And what an honor to have it received...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Actress Juliette Lewis is Also a Hard Lovin’ Singer
March 19, 2012
Actress Juliette Lewis is Also a Hard Lovin’ Singer

In the song Hard Lovin’ Woman, Juliette Lewis belts out: “You better look around and get a hold of yourself, woman, and embrace what you’ve become.” What Juliette Lewis has...

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 | Women Who Rock Exhibit
February 16, 2012
Women Who Rock Exhibit

A trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH, is a must at some point for every music lover. For anybody nearby now would be a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Landmarks (In Photographs)
January 12, 2012
Rock and Roll Landmarks (In Photographs)

Here are a handful of the most notable and infamous rock & roll landmarks in the history of the genre – whether they’re still standing, bulldozed, burnt to the ground,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Former Ozzy Bassist Has An Axe To Grind With The Osbournes
January 12, 2012
Former Ozzy Bassist Has An Axe To Grind With The Osbournes

Bob Daisley On Ozzy & Sharon, Randy Rhoads, and The 'Blizzard of Ozz' - 'Diary of a Madman' Controversy

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

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Amy Winehouse Jane’s Addiction Jimmy Cliff Coldplay Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Soundtrack) Their second collaboration with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians
October 4, 2011
The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians

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 | Sinéad O’Connor Wants A Man. We Want That New Record.
September 2, 2011
Sinéad O’Connor Wants A Man. We Want That New Record.

The news this week is all about how Sinéad O’Connor has been trolling the internet in a comical and desperate search for a sexual companion.  Her own website outlines (in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Graffiti is Street-Art! / No, It’s Vandalism!
August 30, 2011
Graffiti is Street-Art! / No, It’s Vandalism!

Pro A couple of years ago, when graffiti was just graffiti, and street artists were just vandals, I really hated it all. But things change, and for whatever reasons, my...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Star-Spangled Salutes
July 1, 2011
Star-Spangled Salutes

It’s that time of year again…the time to gather with friends and family and barbecue meat, drink (American) beer and randomly engage in loud chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!”, preferably in...

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...