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Rock Cellar Magazine | Toto’s David Paich Previews New Solo Record ‘Forgotten Toys’ with “Queen Charade”; LP Out 8/19
July 14, 2022
Toto’s David Paich Previews New Solo Record ‘Forgotten Toys’ with “Queen Charade”; LP Out 8/19

David Paich of Toto will release his very first solo album, Forgotten Toys, on Aug. 19. Paich announced the record recently, and on Thursday the iconic musician previewed it with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Hosting ‘Rhapsody Over London’ Streaming Concert Event 7/24
July 6, 2022
Queen + Adam Lambert Hosting ‘Rhapsody Over London’ Streaming Concert Event 7/24

On July 24, Queen + Adam Lambert will host a special global streaming concert event, featuring a recent performance from the ensemble‘s European tour. Rhapsody Over London, as it’s called,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Ann Wilson Cover Queen’s “Love of My Life” with Vince Gill, from ‘Fierce Bliss’ Album Out 4/29
April 20, 2022
Hear Ann Wilson Cover Queen’s “Love of My Life” with Vince Gill, from ‘Fierce Bliss’ Album Out 4/29

On April 29, Ann Wilson will release a new solo record, Fierce Bliss, which the legendary Heart singer/songwriter has been previewing in recent weeks. The latest track shared from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White Shares “Hi-De-Ho” & “Queen of the Bees”; Two New Albums & Tour Coming Soon
March 3, 2022
Jack White Shares “Hi-De-Ho” & “Queen of the Bees”; Two New Albums & Tour Coming Soon

Chameleonic guitarist/songwriter Jack White has been steadily previewing a pair of new albums in recent weeks, and the latest songs arrived on Thursday. “Hi-De-Ho” is a collaboration with rapper Q-Tip,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judas Priest Announces Rescheduled ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour for 2022 with Special Guest Queensryche
November 29, 2021
Judas Priest Announces Rescheduled ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour for 2022 with Special Guest Queensryche

In late September, Judas Priest announced that its scheduled 50 Heavy Metal Years anniversary tour was being shelved, the result of guitarist Richie Faulkner rupturing his aorta onstage and requiring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Queen’s Roger Taylor Have a Drum Battle with Music Phenom Nandi Bushell
November 8, 2021
Watch Queen’s Roger Taylor Have a Drum Battle with Music Phenom Nandi Bushell

Young English music prodigy Nandi Bushell continues to amaze, the 11-year-old multi-instrumentalist rising in stature each week as she shares new viral videos combining her musical talents with some of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Aimee Mann ‘Queens of the Summer Hotel,’ an Album of Richly Conceptualized Narratives on Mental Health (Listen)
November 5, 2021
Out Now: Aimee Mann ‘Queens of the Summer Hotel,’ an Album of Richly Conceptualized Narratives on Mental Health (Listen)

Today, Nov. 5, esteemed singer/songwriter Aimee Mann released her new album, Queens of the Summer Hotel — but it’s more than a collection of songs. This is a collection of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Aimee Mann: Stream “I See You,” from New Album ‘Queens of the Summer Hotel’ Out 11/5 (Pre-Order)
October 29, 2021
New Aimee Mann: Stream “I See You,” from New Album ‘Queens of the Summer Hotel’ Out 11/5 (Pre-Order)

Next Friday, Nov. 5, esteemed singer/songwriter Aimee Mann will release a new album titled Queens of the Summer Hotel. Today, Mann debuted a song from the record, an elegant composition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘Last Night in Soho’ and ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Star Anya Taylor-Joy Sing Petula Clark’s “Downtown” in Haunting New Clip
October 21, 2021
Watch ‘Last Night in Soho’ and ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Star Anya Taylor-Joy Sing Petula Clark’s “Downtown” in Haunting New Clip

Netflix scored a major hit in 2020 with the series The Queen’s Gambit, starring actor Anya-Taylor Joy as chess phenomenon Beth Harmon — a breakout role that earned her the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch/Hear Members of Queen Reflect on the Impact of Live Aid in 1985 in New YouTube Series Episode
October 11, 2021
Watch/Hear Members of Queen Reflect on the Impact of Live Aid in 1985 in New YouTube Series Episode

July 13, 1985 was a key date in the history of Queen, the date of the iconic Live Aid concert to raise awareness and money for a devastating famine in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aimee Mann: ‘Queens of the Summer Hotel’ Album Coming 11/5; Stream “Burn It Out” and “Suicide is Murder”
September 24, 2021
Aimee Mann: ‘Queens of the Summer Hotel’ Album Coming 11/5; Stream “Burn It Out” and “Suicide is Murder”

On Nov. 5, esteemed singer/songwriter Aimee Mann will add to her rich musical history of earnest melancholia with a new studio album, Queens of the Summer Hotel. On Friday, Mann...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen’s Roger Taylor Shares Cover of the Classic “The Clapping Song”; Solo LP ‘Outsider’ 10/1 (Pre-Order)
September 23, 2021
Queen’s Roger Taylor Shares Cover of the Classic “The Clapping Song”; Solo LP ‘Outsider’ 10/1 (Pre-Order)

On Oct. 1, Roger Taylor, drummer of Queen and noted singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, will release a new solo album titled Outsider. It will be his first since 2013’s Fun on Earth and his sixth to date. The record...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Queen’s Brian May Watch Himself in a Remastered Video for “Back to the Light,” from 1992 LP Reissue
September 10, 2021
Watch Queen’s Brian May Watch Himself in a Remastered Video for “Back to the Light,” from 1992 LP Reissue

In 1992, Queen guitarist Brian May stepped out on his own for his first proper solo album, Back to the Light. The album was revisited in early August for a deluxe reissue, and on Friday May...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with a Look at 1984’s “Radio Ga Ga” (and Its Edgy Music Video)
September 10, 2021
Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with a Look at 1984’s “Radio Ga Ga” (and Its Edgy Music Video)

The latest episode of Queen: The Greatest, the English band‘s YouTube series exploring its history, takes a look at “Radio Ga Ga,” the track featured on 1984’s The Works album that attained...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen’s Roger Taylor Releasing Solo Album ‘Outsider’ 10/1; Shares “We’re All Just Trying To Get By” ft. KT Tunstall
August 20, 2021
Queen’s Roger Taylor Releasing Solo Album ‘Outsider’ 10/1; Shares “We’re All Just Trying To Get By” ft. KT Tunstall

On Oct. 1, Roger Taylor, drummer of Queen and noted singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, will release a new solo album titled Outsider. It will be his first since 2013’s Fun on Earth and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Rocks South America Circa 1981 in Latest Episode of YouTube History Series ‘The Greatest’
August 20, 2021
Queen Rocks South America Circa 1981 in Latest Episode of YouTube History Series ‘The Greatest’

The latest episode of Queen: The Greatest, the English band‘s YouTube series exploring its vaunted history, chronicles one of the group’s biggest challenges — its first-ever tour of South America. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with a Look at Brian May’s Hit Songs
August 13, 2021
Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with a Look at Brian May’s Hit Songs

The latest episodes of Queen: The Greatest, the English band‘s YouTube series exploring its vaunted history, focuses on five key songs contributed by guitarist Brian May, songs that helped pave the way...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen’s Brian May to The Independent: ‘Anti-Vax People, I’m Sorry, I Think They’re Fruitcakes’
August 9, 2021
Queen’s Brian May to The Independent: ‘Anti-Vax People, I’m Sorry, I Think They’re Fruitcakes’

In a new interview with The Independent geared around last week’s reissue of his 1992 solo debut, Queen guitarist Brian May tackles a number of topics, with some pointed words...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Reissue of ‘Back to the Light,’ Queen Guitarist Brian May’s 1992 Solo Debut (Listen)
August 6, 2021
Out Now: Reissue of ‘Back to the Light,’ Queen Guitarist Brian May’s 1992 Solo Debut (Listen)

In 1992, Queen guitarist Brian May stepped out on his own for his first proper solo album, Back to the Light — and the record has been revisited today, Aug. 6, for a near-30th anniversary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with 1979 (“Crazy Little Thing Called Love”) & 1980 (“Another One Bites the Dust”) Vignettes
July 23, 2021
Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with 1979 (“Crazy Little Thing Called Love”) & 1980 (“Another One Bites the Dust”) Vignettes

The latest episodes of Queen: The Greatest, the English band‘s YouTube series exploring its vaunted history, focus on a key period in the group’s emergence as an international musical force. In...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with ‘1978 Independence Day’ (Watch)
July 9, 2021
Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with ‘1978 Independence Day’ (Watch)

The latest episode of Queen: The Greatest, the English band‘s YouTube series exploring its vaunted history, focuses a key period in the group’s graduation from hit-making powerhouse still beholden to handlers and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with ‘Behind The Hits – John Deacon’ (Watch)
July 2, 2021
Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with ‘Behind The Hits – John Deacon’ (Watch)

The latest episode of Queen: The Greatest, the English band‘s YouTube series exploring its vaunted history, focuses on the songwriting contributions of bass player John Deacon. It follows another recent episode...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “Queen In Japan – Queenmania (Parts 1 & 2)” — Watch the Latest from Band’s ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series
June 28, 2021
“Queen In Japan – Queenmania (Parts 1 & 2)” — Watch the Latest from Band’s ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series

The latest episode of Queen: The Greatest, the English band‘s YouTube series exploring its vaunted history, was the second half of a two-part video exploring the band’s relationship with Japan, highlighted by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen’s Brian May Shares New Music Video for “Driven By You,” from Upcoming ‘Back To The Light’ Reissue (Out 8/6)
June 25, 2021
Queen’s Brian May Shares New Music Video for “Driven By You,” from Upcoming ‘Back To The Light’ Reissue (Out 8/6)

In 1992, Queen guitarist Brian May stepped out on his own for his first proper solo album, Back to the Light — and the record will be revisited for a near-30th anniversary reissue on Aug....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen’s Brian May Revisiting Solo Debut ‘Back to the Light’ for Remastered Reissue 8/6
June 23, 2021
Queen’s Brian May Revisiting Solo Debut ‘Back to the Light’ for Remastered Reissue 8/6

In 1992, Queen guitarist Brian May stepped out on his own for his first proper solo album, Back to the Light — and the record is set to be revisited...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “Queen: 1977 We Are The Champions – The Show Stopper” — Watch the Latest Entry in Band’s History YouTube Series
June 15, 2021
“Queen: 1977 We Are The Champions – The Show Stopper” — Watch the Latest Entry in Band’s History YouTube Series

The latest episode of Queen: The Greatest, the English band‘s YouTube series exploring its vaunted history, was premiered on Friday, and tackles one of the group’s most enduring classics: “We...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Shares Part 2 of The Story Behind ‘We Will Rock You’ for ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series
June 4, 2021
Queen Shares Part 2 of The Story Behind ‘We Will Rock You’ for ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series

On Friday, Queen continued its The Greatest YouTube series, a weekly history lesson tracing key moments in the English band‘s vaunted history. "The thing I suppose I’m most proud of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian May Speaks in New ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Episode “Queen : 1977 We Will Rock You (Part 1) — Rocking the World” (Watch)
May 28, 2021
Brian May Speaks in New ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Episode “Queen : 1977 We Will Rock You (Part 1) — Rocking the World” (Watch)

A straightforward beat, but one that has lived on for decades and is an instantly recognizable global anthem: “We Will Rock You” by Queen is a classic. It’s the focus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with ‘1976 Live in Hyde Park – Picnic by The Serpentine’
May 24, 2021
Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with ‘1976 Live in Hyde Park – Picnic by The Serpentine’

The latest installment of The Greatest, the ongoing YouTube series from Queen, was debuted on Friday as the newest chapter of archival videos championing important moments in the English rock group‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with “1976 ‘Somebody To Love’ — Freddie’s Greatest Hit?” (Watch)
May 14, 2021
Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with “1976 ‘Somebody To Love’ — Freddie’s Greatest Hit?” (Watch)

Every Friday lately, Queen has been debuting a new episode of its ongoing YouTube series, The Greatest — archival videos championing important moments in the English rock group‘s vaunted history. The latest, shared today, examines...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Monsters of Rock Cruise 2022: Alice Cooper, Queensrÿche, Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, Skid Row, Lit, L.A. Guns, Many More (Tix Onsale Now)
May 11, 2021
Monsters of Rock Cruise 2022: Alice Cooper, Queensrÿche, Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, Skid Row, Lit, L.A. Guns, Many More (Tix Onsale Now)

The Monsters of Rock Cruise will set sail in 2022 to mark its tenth anniversary, and the hard rock extravaganza will do so with a pretty stacked lineup of big...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with “Live in 1975 — A Night at the Odeon” (Watch)
May 7, 2021
Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with “Live in 1975 — A Night at the Odeon” (Watch)

Every Friday lately, Queen has been debuting a new episode of its ongoing YouTube series, The Greatest — archival videos championing important moments in the English rock group‘s vaunted history. Queen:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Taylor’s Hits for Queen the Focus of Latest ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode (Watch)
April 30, 2021
Roger Taylor’s Hits for Queen the Focus of Latest ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode (Watch)

It’s Friday again, and that means another entry in The Greatest, the ongoing YouTube series from Queen championing important moments in the English rock group‘s vaunted history. Queen: Behind the Hits...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Origins, Legacy of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ the Focus of Latest ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode (Watch)
April 23, 2021
Origins, Legacy of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ the Focus of Latest ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode (Watch)

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Those two questions are now iconic parts of music — and pop culture — history, but back in 1975 it was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with ‘Queen: 1975 A Night At The Opera – Make or Break’
April 16, 2021
Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with ‘Queen: 1975 A Night At The Opera – Make or Break’

Queen — The Greatest is an ongoing archival YouTube series commemorating the band’s 50th anniversary, and Queen — the Greatest promises a number of incredible trips through memory lane, so to speak,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with ‘Queen in Finland, 1974’ (Watch)
April 9, 2021
Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with ‘Queen in Finland, 1974’ (Watch)

Queen recently launched a special archival YouTube series commemorating the band’s 50th anniversary, and Queen — the Greatest promises a number of incredible trips through memory lane, so to speak, heralding the English rock...

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 | Trace the ‘Turning Point’ of ‘Killer Queen’ in the Latest ‘Queen — The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode
April 2, 2021
Trace the ‘Turning Point’ of ‘Killer Queen’ in the Latest ‘Queen — The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode

Queen recently debuted a special archival YouTube series commemorating the band’s 50th anniversary, and Queen — the Greatest promises a number of incredible trips through memory lane, so to speak,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with Episode 2: ‘Live At The Rainbow – London, 1974’ (Watch)
March 29, 2021
Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with Episode 2: ‘Live At The Rainbow – London, 1974’ (Watch)

Queen recently launched a special archival YouTube series commemorating the band’s 50th anniversary, and Queen — the Greatest promises a number of incredible trips through memory lane, so to speak,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Begin a Journey Through Queen’s Historic Past with New YouTube Series ‘Queen – The Greatest’
March 22, 2021
Begin a Journey Through Queen’s Historic Past with New YouTube Series ‘Queen – The Greatest’

2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the historic English rock band Queen, a group whose musical imprint is as firm and unassailable in the legacy of rock and roll as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Queen: Rock Tour,’ The First-Ever Mobile Game from Queen, is Available Now on Android/iOS Devices
March 1, 2021
‘Queen: Rock Tour,’ The First-Ever Mobile Game from Queen, is Available Now on Android/iOS Devices

The music and essence of Queen is undeniable. The English rock band‘s influence still felt today, decades after the passing of show-stopping front man Freddie Mercury. Queen’s songs are engrained...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kerry Ellis + Brian May (Queen) Share Festive New Song, ‘One Beautiful Christmas Day’ (Listen)
December 1, 2020
Kerry Ellis + Brian May (Queen) Share Festive New Song, ‘One Beautiful Christmas Day’ (Listen)

Kerry Ellis and Brian May have shared a warm new collaborative song, once again finding the English actor/singer/theatre performer known for roles in Wicked and We Will Rock You joining...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AC/DC ‘Power Up’ Lands Atop the Billboard 200 with No. 1 Debut; Queen ‘Greatest Hits’ Enters Top 10
November 23, 2020
AC/DC ‘Power Up’ Lands Atop the Billboard 200 with No. 1 Debut; Queen ‘Greatest Hits’ Enters Top 10

AC/DC is back — and, for the third time in its history, holds the No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 the same week Queen‘s Greatest Hits also made a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Share ‘Somebody to Love’ Performance from New ‘Live Around the World’ Release
November 6, 2020
Queen + Adam Lambert Share ‘Somebody to Love’ Performance from New ‘Live Around the World’ Release

On Oct. 2, Queen + Adam Lambert released Live Around the World, the ensemble’s first-ever official live release capturing performances taken from the group’s more than 200 concerts they have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Karen O + Willie Nelson Cover Queen + David Bowie’s ‘Under Pressure,’ Inspired by the Presidential Election
October 28, 2020
Karen O + Willie Nelson Cover Queen + David Bowie’s ‘Under Pressure,’ Inspired by the Presidential Election

“Under Pressure” is an undisputed classic, the collaboration between Queen and David Bowie easily ranking in the upper echelon of all-star musical team-ups ever recorded. A new cover of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (ENTRY CLOSED) Enter for a Chance to Win Queen + Adam Lambert’ Live Around the World’ CD/Blu-ray Set
October 2, 2020
(ENTRY CLOSED) Enter for a Chance to Win Queen + Adam Lambert’ Live Around the World’ CD/Blu-ray Set

Update: The entry period is now closed. Thank you! Live Around the World is the new (and first-ever) Queen + Adam Lambert live release, and was released on Oct. 2, bringing together...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Queen + Adam Lambert’s First-Ever Live Release, ‘Live Around the World’ — Listen/Stream
October 2, 2020
Out Now: Queen + Adam Lambert’s First-Ever Live Release, ‘Live Around the World’ — Listen/Stream

Live Around the World is the new (and first-ever) Queen + Adam Lambert live release, and it’s out today. (Click here to pick up the album from our Rock Cellar Store). The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/2: Queen + Adam Lambert, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters, Dawes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, William Shatner, Corey Taylor
September 28, 2020
New Music Out 10/2: Queen + Adam Lambert, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters, Dawes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, William Shatner, Corey Taylor

This Friday, Oct. 2 brings another batch of notable new music releases spanning genres and decades. It includes the first-ever live album from Queen + Adam Lambert, a new blues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Queen + Adam Lambert’s ‘Live Around the World’ Album with ‘I Was Born to Love You’ (Album Out 10/2)
September 24, 2020
Preview Queen + Adam Lambert’s ‘Live Around the World’ Album with ‘I Was Born to Love You’ (Album Out 10/2)

Live Around the World is the new (and first-ever) Queen + Adam Lambert live release, and it will be out on Oct. 2, bringing together various live performances from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Queen + Adam Lambert’s New ‘Live Around the World’ Release with ‘The Show Must Go On’ (Pre-Order)
September 15, 2020
Preview Queen + Adam Lambert’s New ‘Live Around the World’ Release with ‘The Show Must Go On’ (Pre-Order)

On Oct. 2, Queen + Adam Lambert will release Live Around the World, the first-ever Queen + Adam Lambert live release. (Click here to pre-order the CD/Blu-ray release from our...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Announce ‘Live Around the World’ Album, Out 10/2
August 20, 2020
Queen + Adam Lambert Announce ‘Live Around the World’ Album, Out 10/2

Turns out, Queen + Adam Lambert did follow through on the social media hints and suggestions of a big news announcement: Live Around the World, the first-ever Queen + Adam...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Tease Some a Major Announcement Coming Later This Week
August 19, 2020
Queen + Adam Lambert Tease Some a Major Announcement Coming Later This Week

Update 8/20: Queen + Adam Lambert announced their first live album — click here for full details.  ———————— The Instagram account of Brian May, guitar god and Queen icon, has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Nuno Bettencourt Cover Classics from Queen, Radiohead and Heart with Julian Lennon, Nancy Wilson, Steve Vai, Brian May and More (from an AXS TV Special)
August 12, 2020
Watch Nuno Bettencourt Cover Classics from Queen, Radiohead and Heart with Julian Lennon, Nancy Wilson, Steve Vai, Brian May and More (from an AXS TV Special)

World-class guitarist Nuno Bettencourt was recently the focus of an hour-long special that aired on AXS TV on Aug. 3. At Home And Social With Nuno Bettencourt & Friends found...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian May of Queen Thanks Fire Crews for Saving His Home from Wildfires in Surrey, England
August 11, 2020
Brian May of Queen Thanks Fire Crews for Saving His Home from Wildfires in Surrey, England

A surging fire ravaged land in the English county of Surrey over the past few days, with the Guardian reporting its size at 40 hectares (roughly 99 acres). Fire crews...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) Premiere At-Home Video for Their Cover of ‘(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding’
May 20, 2020
Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) Premiere At-Home Video for Their Cover of ‘(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding’

Recently, singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age teamed up for a minimalist cover of “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Streaming ‘The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness’ for 48 Hours Beginning Friday 5/15 on YouTube
May 14, 2020
Queen Streaming ‘The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness’ for 48 Hours Beginning Friday 5/15 on YouTube

Heads up, Queen fans — the band is launching a very special and limited-time opportunity on YouTube this Friday, May 15 when it streams the The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian May of Queen Somehow Ripped His Glutes to ‘Shreds’ Gardening — But He’s OK
May 8, 2020
Brian May of Queen Somehow Ripped His Glutes to ‘Shreds’ Gardening — But He’s OK

Tending to the garden can be a great activity and a solid way to spend some time at home — unless you’re Queen guitarist Brian May, who apparently had a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Premiere ‘You Are the Champions’ Video, with Footage from COVID-19 Lockdowns Worldwide (Proceeds Going to Charity)
May 1, 2020
Queen + Adam Lambert Premiere ‘You Are the Champions’ Video, with Footage from COVID-19 Lockdowns Worldwide (Proceeds Going to Charity)

Recently, Queen — Brian May, Roger Taylor and Adam Lambert — convened via remote connection for an Instagram collaboration on “We Are the Champions,” but with a twist. They altered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Foo Fighters Live at Hyde Park 2006 (a Set ft. Special Guests Lemmy Kilmister and Queen) on YouTube Today 4/24
April 24, 2020
Watch the Foo Fighters Live at Hyde Park 2006 (a Set ft. Special Guests Lemmy Kilmister and Queen) on YouTube Today 4/24

Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters want to keep you entertained today, so the band‘s official YouTube channel will be broadcasting the band’s epic 2006 gig from Hyde Park in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Queen’s Brian May, Roger Taylor and Adam Lambert Perform ‘You Are the Champions’ on Instagram
April 21, 2020
Watch Queen’s Brian May, Roger Taylor and Adam Lambert Perform ‘You Are the Champions’ on Instagram

There may have been a major global broadcast this past weekend, but Queen did not take part in One World: Together At Home, the initiative in support of those battling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You’ll Think of Classics from Queen, the Beatles and Ramones Differently After Watching Them Performed by a Zen Buddhist Monk
April 16, 2020
You’ll Think of Classics from Queen, the Beatles and Ramones Differently After Watching Them Performed by a Zen Buddhist Monk

He’s referred to as ‘The chanting, rollerblading monk at the Met’ in a 2007 New York Times profile, and Kazutaka Yamada has a lot to offer in terms of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to Robbie Williams Tell the Story of Why He Turned Down an Offer to Become Queen’s Singer
March 4, 2020
Listen to Robbie Williams Tell the Story of Why He Turned Down an Offer to Become Queen’s Singer

English pop star Robbie Williams spoke with SiriusXM/Yahoo Entertainment this week for a far-reaching interview, where the perpetually self-deprecating singer opened up about his self-esteem issues and a number of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian May and Queen Playing in the Pouring Rain is a Perfect Example of ‘The Show Must Go On’
February 13, 2020
Brian May and Queen Playing in the Pouring Rain is a Perfect Example of ‘The Show Must Go On’

Brian May has had an eventful week. The iconic Queen guitarist made headlines earlier this week after a tense run-in with an overzealous photographer in Australia as May, Adam Lambert...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen’s Brian May Gives Thumbs-Up, Assures Fans ‘Everything Still Works!’ After Leg Surgery
December 3, 2019
Queen’s Brian May Gives Thumbs-Up, Assures Fans ‘Everything Still Works!’ After Leg Surgery

Legendary Queen guitarist Brian May was dealing with a nagging and painful heel issue throughout the band’s recent touring obligations, and it forced him to go under the knife this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The New Freddie Mercury Box Set ‘Never Boring’ Celebrates the Late Queen Singer’s Expansive Solo Career (Preview)
September 5, 2019
The New Freddie Mercury Box Set ‘Never Boring’ Celebrates the Late Queen Singer’s Expansive Solo Career (Preview)

As an entertainer, Freddie Mercury truly was “never boring.” On Oct. 11, a special box set will be released celebrating his unique place in music history and his undeniable dynamism...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Headlining Global Citizen Festival 2019 with Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, Carole King and More at Central Park in NYC
July 30, 2019
Queen + Adam Lambert Headlining Global Citizen Festival 2019 with Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, Carole King and More at Central Park in NYC

That big announcement Queen + Adam Lambert were hinting at Monday? Yeah, it turned out to be a pretty big deal after all: they’re headlining Global Citizen Festival on September...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Announce 25-Date North American Summer Tour
January 26, 2017
Queen + Adam Lambert Announce 25-Date North American Summer Tour

From June 23 through August 5, Queen and Adam Lambert will tour around the United States, playing many of the timeless hits made famous by Freddie Mercury, Brian May and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Gritty Short Film Literally Inspired By Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Lyrics
December 6, 2016
Watch a Gritty Short Film Literally Inspired By Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Lyrics

Queen‘s “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a song that everybody knows. Everyone. It’s part of the cultural lexicon thanks to Freddie Mercury’s passionate delivery, unmistakable vocal work and the operatic nature of...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | LA’s This Ain’t No Picnic Festival Sets Daily Lineups/Set Times for Aug. 27-28 Event (The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, More)
August 8, 2022
LA’s This Ain’t No Picnic Festival Sets Daily Lineups/Set Times for Aug. 27-28 Event (The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, More)

Coming up on August 27-28, 2022, Goldenvoice will put on This Ain’t No Picnic, a two-day indie/alternative festival located at Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Southern California. The festival...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch King Princess Perform “Let Us Die” on ‘Fallon,’ with an Onstage Tribute to Taylor Hawkins (New LP Out Now)
August 3, 2022
Watch King Princess Perform “Let Us Die” on ‘Fallon,’ with an Onstage Tribute to Taylor Hawkins (New LP Out Now)

King Princess, the stage name of indie singer/songwriter Mikaela Straus, released a new record, Hold On Baby, on July 29. The second full-length King Princess album, following 2019’s Cheap Queen,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gary Clark Jr. Keeping Busy with Fall 2022 Tour, New Album and ‘Elvis’ Cameo Appearance
July 20, 2022
Gary Clark Jr. Keeping Busy with Fall 2022 Tour, New Album and ‘Elvis’ Cameo Appearance

This fall, four-time Grammy Award-winning musician/guitarist Gary Clark Jr. will head out on a headlining tour of North America, a run of shows that includes a handful of high-profile festival...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 7/23: Watch Atlantis Concert for Earth, a Global Fundraiser ft. Sting, Black Eyed Peas, Pitbull, Bush & More
July 19, 2022
7/23: Watch Atlantis Concert for Earth, a Global Fundraiser ft. Sting, Black Eyed Peas, Pitbull, Bush & More

This coming Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23, an eclectic array of musical icons will join together both in person and virtually for the Atlantis Concert for Earth, a...

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 | Out Now: Soccer Mommy Releases New Album ‘Sometimes, Forever’; Headlining Tour On Now (Listen)
June 24, 2022
Out Now: Soccer Mommy Releases New Album ‘Sometimes, Forever’; Headlining Tour On Now (Listen)

Soccer Mommy (real name Sophia Regina Allison) rode the wave of indie music buzz the past few years, building her audience and becoming a staple of the scene. Today, June 24, Allison...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White Adds Dates to ‘Supply Chain Issues’ Tour; ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ Album Out 7/22
June 21, 2022
Jack White Adds Dates to ‘Supply Chain Issues’ Tour; ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ Album Out 7/22

These are busy times for Jack White, who intended on precisely that when he announced he would be releasing two separate albums this year. The first, Fear of the Dawn,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mötley Crüe’s Stadium Tour Launches with Tommy Lee Limited on Drums Due to Broken Ribs (“I’m Gonna F****** Pop in And Out As Much As I Can”)
June 20, 2022
Mötley Crüe’s Stadium Tour Launches with Tommy Lee Limited on Drums Due to Broken Ribs (“I’m Gonna F****** Pop in And Out As Much As I Can”)

The Stadium Tour featuring Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Poison finally launched this past Thursday, June 16 in Atlanta, after significant delays caused by the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Announce More Guests for Sold-Out Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts in London 9/3, Los Angeles 9/27
June 17, 2022
Foo Fighters Announce More Guests for Sold-Out Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts in London 9/3, Los Angeles 9/27

When the Foo Fighters first announced a pair of concert events meant to pay tribute to their late drummer, Taylor Hawkins, it ended a silence from the iconic rock band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Toto’s David Paich Shares Epic New Track “Spirit of the Moonrise”; Solo Debut ‘Forgotten Toys’ Out 8/19
June 9, 2022
Toto’s David Paich Shares Epic New Track “Spirit of the Moonrise”; Solo Debut ‘Forgotten Toys’ Out 8/19

On Aug. 19, David Paich of Toto will unveil his first solo album, Forgotten Toys. It marks a major moment in Paich’s iconic career, which has stretched across decades and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Fixx Reflecting Back and Looking Forward on Vibrant New LP ‘Every Five Seconds’ (Q&A with Cy Curnin)
June 8, 2022
The Fixx Reflecting Back and Looking Forward on Vibrant New LP ‘Every Five Seconds’ (Q&A with Cy Curnin)

The Fixx tapped into American music listeners’ collective consciousness like few others during the second British music invasion of the early 1980s. “Stand or Fall” and “Red Skies,” the London...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Harry Styles Welcomes the World to ‘Harry’s House,’ a Vibrant, Expressive and Irresistible New Album (Listen)
May 20, 2022
Harry Styles Welcomes the World to ‘Harry’s House,’ a Vibrant, Expressive and Irresistible New Album (Listen)

Today, May 20, Harry Styles released his globally anticipated new record, Harry’s House. The third solo record from the English pop/indie superstar, Harry’s House was previewed with the infectious “As...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Soccer Mommy Previews New Album ‘Sometimes, Forever’ with “Bones,” Announces Headlining Tour
May 18, 2022
Soccer Mommy Previews New Album ‘Sometimes, Forever’ with “Bones,” Announces Headlining Tour

Soccer Mommy (real name Sophia Regina Allison) is preparing to release a new album, Sometimes, Forever, on June 24. It follows 2020’s Color Theory, which put the project on the map and...

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 | 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 | The Shins to Embark on 21st Anniversary Tour Celebrating ‘Oh, Inverted World’ This Summer
May 12, 2022
The Shins to Embark on 21st Anniversary Tour Celebrating ‘Oh, Inverted World’ This Summer

You can’t think about early 2000s indie/rock without The Shins coming to mind. Not only were they Natalie Portman’s favorite buzzworthy band, but front man James Mercer had a knack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bret McKenzie (‘Flight of the Conchords’) Releasing ‘Songs Without Jokes’ Solo LP 8/26, Shares Song
May 11, 2022
Bret McKenzie (‘Flight of the Conchords’) Releasing ‘Songs Without Jokes’ Solo LP 8/26, Shares Song

On Aug. 26, Bret McKenzie, half of the New Zealand comedy/music duo Flight of the Conchords (in addition to acclaimed songwriting for The Muppets, The Simpsons and beyond), will release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wilco Previews New Double-LP ‘Cruel Country’ with “Tired Of Taking It Out On You”; Tour Extended
May 10, 2022
Wilco Previews New Double-LP ‘Cruel Country’ with “Tired Of Taking It Out On You”; Tour Extended

Jeff Tweedy and Wilco recently announced a new double-album, Cruel Country, which the celebrated indie band will release on May 27. Here’s “Tired Of Taking It Out On You,” a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lydon Distances Himself from FX’s New Sex Pistols Series: “John Does Not Support or Endorse This Series”
May 9, 2022
John Lydon Distances Himself from FX’s New Sex Pistols Series: “John Does Not Support or Endorse This Series”

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 Pistols guitarist (and current radio host) Steve...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sheryl Crow Showtime Documentary, ‘Sheryl,’ and Accompanying 35-Song Soundtrack: Available Now
May 6, 2022
Sheryl Crow Showtime Documentary, ‘Sheryl,’ and Accompanying 35-Song Soundtrack: Available Now

Today, May 6, brings with it two big releases for nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow — first, the Showtime premiere of a new documentary film about her life and career,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard to Play Special SiriusXM Small Stage Gig 5/26 Ahead of New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ & Stadium Tour
May 5, 2022
Def Leppard to Play Special SiriusXM Small Stage Gig 5/26 Ahead of New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ & Stadium Tour

On May 27, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard will unleash their new record, Diamond Star Halos, prior to launching the highly anticipated Stadium Tour this summer. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, ’60s Folk Singer/Songwriter Judy Henske of “High Flying Birds” Fame: 1936-2022
May 3, 2022
Rest in Peace, ’60s Folk Singer/Songwriter Judy Henske of “High Flying Birds” Fame: 1936-2022

Judy Henske, a folk icon of the 1960s who was once labeled “Queen of the Beatniks” by producer Jack Nitzsche, passed away on April 27 at the age of 85....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Solitude is Bliss for Brian May in New Video for “Another World”; Reissue of May’s 1998 Solo Record Available Now
April 29, 2022
Solitude is Bliss for Brian May in New Video for “Another World”; Reissue of May’s 1998 Solo Record Available Now

On April 22, Queen guitarist/legend Brian May revisited his 1998 solo album, Another World, for a special reissue package. The record was May’s second solo release outside his work with...

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 | Sheryl Crow Shares “Forever,” from New Showtime Documentary; Soundtrack Available for Pre-Order
April 22, 2022
Sheryl Crow Shares “Forever,” from New Showtime Documentary; Soundtrack Available for Pre-Order

“Forever” is a new song from Sheryl Crow attached to Sheryl, the upcoming documentary from Amy Scott that will tell the story of the nine-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter‘s life and career....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Soccer Mommy Shares “Unholy Affliction,” New LP ‘Sometimes, Forever’ Coming 6/24
April 21, 2022
Soccer Mommy Shares “Unholy Affliction,” New LP ‘Sometimes, Forever’ Coming 6/24

On June 24, Soccer Mommy (real name Sophia Regina Allison) will release a new album titled Sometimes, Forever — an anticipated record among indie circles. It follows 2020’s Color Theory, which put the project...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival Taking Over Los Angeles with Massive Schedule of Comedy Gigs 4/28-5/8
April 19, 2022
Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival Taking Over Los Angeles with Massive Schedule of Comedy Gigs 4/28-5/8

Later this month, some of the biggest names in comedy will roll through Los Angeles as part of the Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival series of live performances. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian May Covers Buddy Holly’s “Maybe Baby”; Featured on May’s ‘Another World’ Reissue Out 4/22 (Pre-Order)
April 14, 2022
Brian May Covers Buddy Holly’s “Maybe Baby”; Featured on May’s ‘Another World’ Reissue Out 4/22 (Pre-Order)

On April 22, Brian May will reissue Another World, his second solo album that the famed Queen guitarist released in 1998. Among the track listing for the deluxe new edition...

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 | Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers Return Re-Energized on ‘Unlimited Love,’ a Mix of the Familiar and the Fresh
April 1, 2022
Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers Return Re-Energized on ‘Unlimited Love,’ a Mix of the Familiar and the Fresh

There’s a certain comfort to the Red Hot Chili Peppers sounding like the Red Hot Chili Peppers, which they do throughout Unlimited Love, a sprawling new album released this week...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead and Company Announces 2022 Summer Tour
March 31, 2022
Dead and Company Announces 2022 Summer Tour

This summer, Dead and Company will get back out on the road for a summer tour of stadiums, the Grateful Dead ensemble (+ John Mayer) revealed on Thursday. The schedule...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taylor Hawkins, Foo Fighters Drummer, Dies at 50: 1972-2022
March 25, 2022
Taylor Hawkins, Foo Fighters Drummer, Dies at 50: 1972-2022

Taylor Hawkins, drummer of the Foo Fighters, has died at the age of 50. The band’s social media pages shared the following statement: The Foo Fighters family is devastated by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ First-Ever All-Acoustic Album, ‘Changeup’ (Listen)
March 25, 2022
Out Now: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ First-Ever All-Acoustic Album, ‘Changeup’ (Listen)

There’s a first for everything — and today, March 25, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Joan Jett & the Blackhearts released Changeup, their very first all-acoustic record. The first-ever...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Soccer Mommy Previews New Album ‘Sometimes, Forever’ (Out 6/24) with “Shotgun”; On Tour Now
March 23, 2022
Soccer Mommy Previews New Album ‘Sometimes, Forever’ (Out 6/24) with “Shotgun”; On Tour Now

Soccer Mommy (real name Sophia Regina Allison) dropped some news on Wednesday: Her third full-length album, Sometimes, Forever, will be released on June 24 via Loma Vista Recordings. It follows...

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 | 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 | 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 | Watch an Emotional Eddie Vedder Pay Tribute to Mark Lanegan at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall
February 23, 2022
Watch an Emotional Eddie Vedder Pay Tribute to Mark Lanegan at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall

On Tuesday, the sad news came through that Mark Lanegan died at the age of 57. The influential and revered musician was an icon in the rock scene for his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Procol Harum Founder Gary Brooker Dies 76 After a Battle with Cancer: Rest in Peace
February 22, 2022
Procol Harum Founder Gary Brooker Dies 76 After a Battle with Cancer: Rest in Peace

Gary Brooker, co-founder, singer and composer of Procol Harum, has passed away at the age of 76 after a battle with cancer. Gary Brooker – 29 May 1945 – 19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Spoon Play “The Hardest Cut” on ‘Kimmel’; New Album ‘Lucifer on the Sofa’ Out Now
February 17, 2022
Watch Spoon Play “The Hardest Cut” on ‘Kimmel’; New Album ‘Lucifer on the Sofa’ Out Now

On Feb. 11, celebrated indie/rockers Spoon released Lucifer on the Sofa, a new album that showcases just why Britt Daniel and his band are so highly regarded in the scene....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Adds 5 Shows, Starting in June
February 17, 2022
Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Adds 5 Shows, Starting in June

After being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s finally time for the Stadium Tour to get underway. In June, the massive outdoor concert extravaganza featuring Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Spoon ‘Lucifer on the Sofa,’ Another Solid Album from the Esteemed Indie Rockers (Listen)
February 11, 2022
Out Now: Spoon ‘Lucifer on the Sofa,’ Another Solid Album from the Esteemed Indie Rockers (Listen)

A new album from Spoon is usually a great occasion for the indie/rock scene, as Britt Daniel and his band mates have carved an irreplaceable spot over the years with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: System of a Down and Korn Dial it Back to the Early 2000s with Sold-Out Banc of California Stadium Gig
February 8, 2022
Recap: System of a Down and Korn Dial it Back to the Early 2000s with Sold-Out Banc of California Stadium Gig

The once-inescapable “nu-metal” scene of the early 2000s was a sight to behold, as bands with aggressive, abrasive and genre-defying repertoires hit it big. Two of the most successful groups...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Spoon Details U.S. Tour + Shares Music Video for “Wild,” from New ‘Lucifer on the Sofa’ Album
January 13, 2022
Spoon Details U.S. Tour + Shares Music Video for “Wild,” from New ‘Lucifer on the Sofa’ Album

These are busy times for Spoon, as the long-running indie band will release its new record, Lucifer on the Sofa, on Feb. 11 via Matador Records. Earlier this week, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Rolling Stones Are Getting Their Own Stamps Courtesy of the U.K.’s Royal Mail
January 11, 2022
The Rolling Stones Are Getting Their Own Stamps Courtesy of the U.K.’s Royal Mail

The Rolling Stones are rock and roll royalty — that much is undisputed — and now they’ll be given the ultimate treatment by the United Kingdom’s Royal Mail system: stamps!...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Hear Spoon Cover David Bowie’s “I Can’t Give Everything Away” in Celebration of Bowie’s 75th Birthday
January 6, 2022
Hear Spoon Cover David Bowie’s “I Can’t Give Everything Away” in Celebration of Bowie’s 75th Birthday

This coming Saturday, Jan. 8, marks the 75th birthday of the late, irreplaceable David Bowie — and long-running indie band Spoon saw fit to honor Bowie’s legacy with a cover...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Foo Fighters’ Madison Square Garden Show from June 2021, Streaming on YouTube for a Limited Time
December 30, 2021
Watch the Foo Fighters’ Madison Square Garden Show from June 2021, Streaming on YouTube for a Limited Time

Back in June, the Foo Fighters staged a powerful live concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City, billed as “the return of live music” as the first performance...

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 | ‘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 | Rest in Peace, Versatile Bassist/Studio Legend Phil Chen: 1946-2021
December 15, 2021
Rest in Peace, Versatile Bassist/Studio Legend Phil Chen: 1946-2021

Phil Chen, a renowned bassist and studio legend revered in the music industry, has died at 75 after a fight with cancer.

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Beach House: Chapter Two of Upcoming Double-Album ‘Once Twice Melody’ Out 2/18 (Listen)
December 8, 2021
New from Beach House: Chapter Two of Upcoming Double-Album ‘Once Twice Melody’ Out 2/18 (Listen)

Dream pop/indie duo Beach House will release a new double-album, Once Twice Melody, on Feb. 18 — and the two (Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally) have now debuted a handful...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Ain’t No Picnic Festival in LA: The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, Le Tigre, Beach House, Jungle, Phoebe Bridgers & More (Tix On Sale 12/9)
December 6, 2021
This Ain’t No Picnic Festival in LA: The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, Le Tigre, Beach House, Jungle, Phoebe Bridgers & More (Tix On Sale 12/9)

Goldenvoice recently announced a brand new music festival scheduled for next August 27-28, 2022, at Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Southern California: This Ain’t No Picnic. The festival, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Olivia Rodrigo Announces 2022 World Tour Supporting Breakout Debut Album ‘Sour’ (Details/Dates)
December 6, 2021
Olivia Rodrigo Announces 2022 World Tour Supporting Breakout Debut Album ‘Sour’ (Details/Dates)

2021 was a gigantic year for Olivia Rodrigo, the young singer/songwriter who released her debut album, Sour, in May on the strength of the global smash-hit singles “Drivers License” and...

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 | Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin Debut #HanukkahSessions 2021 Night Two: Ramones “Blitzkrieg Bop” (Watch)
November 29, 2021
Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin Debut #HanukkahSessions 2021 Night Two: Ramones “Blitzkrieg Bop” (Watch)

After launching the 2021 installment of their #HanukkahSessions late Sunday evening to coincide with the first night of the holiday, Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin shared their second spirited cover...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The War on Drugs Hosting ‘Living Proof: The War On Drugs Global Live Event’ on 12/9; New LP ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Out Now
November 18, 2021
The War on Drugs Hosting ‘Living Proof: The War On Drugs Global Live Event’ on 12/9; New LP ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Out Now

Philadelphia-based indie/rock band The War on Drugs has big touring plans set for early 2022 in support of its new album, the sprawling and affecting I Don’t Live Here Anymore, which was released...

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 | Jack White Announces ‘Fear of the Dawn’ and ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ Albums; Shares “Taking Me Back” Video
November 11, 2021
Jack White Announces ‘Fear of the Dawn’ and ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ Albums; Shares “Taking Me Back” Video

Next year will see Jack White release two new solo albums: Fear of the Dawn is set for an April 8 release, while Entering Heaven Alive will arrive on July...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Swedish Pop Legends ABBA Return with ‘Voyage,’ First New Album in 40 Years (Listen)
November 5, 2021
Out Now: Swedish Pop Legends ABBA Return with ‘Voyage,’ First New Album in 40 Years (Listen)

For the first time in 40 years, Swedish pop legends ABBA have officially returned with a brand new album, Voyage, which was released today, Nov. 5. Initial news of the album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Embrace the Joys of Life with Jenny Lewis’ New Song “Puppy and a Truck” (and Follow Her Dog on Instagram)
November 4, 2021
Embrace the Joys of Life with Jenny Lewis’ New Song “Puppy and a Truck” (and Follow Her Dog on Instagram)

This week, singer/songwriter/celebrated indie queen Jenny Lewis shared a new song, “Puppy and a Truck,” a song she’s begun performing live while out on the road supporting pop star Harry...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Available Now: Paul McCartney ‘The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present’ Book, Spanning 154 Songs from His Life & Career
November 2, 2021
Available Now: Paul McCartney ‘The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present’ Book, Spanning 154 Songs from His Life & Career

Today, Nov. 2, an exhaustive collection from Sir Paul McCartney was released as The Lyrics 1956 to the Present, a new book featuring the words that went into 154 different...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Details January-February 2022 Tour Dates; ‘Detroit Stories’ Out Now
November 2, 2021
Alice Cooper Details January-February 2022 Tour Dates; ‘Detroit Stories’ Out Now

Released back in March, Detroit Stories scored Alice Cooper his highest-charting album since the 1980s — and in early 2022, the shock-rock icon and his backing band will support the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The War on Drugs Showcase ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ on NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk (Home) Concert’ and ‘CBS This Morning’
November 2, 2021
Watch The War on Drugs Showcase ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ on NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk (Home) Concert’ and ‘CBS This Morning’

Last Friday, Philadelphia-based indie/rock ensemble The War on Drugs released I Don’t Live Here Anymore, a new album of affecting depth and emotional weight. To highlight some of the album’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The War on Drugs ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore,’ a Sonic Journey of Sweeping, Emotional Depth (Listen)
October 29, 2021
Out Now: The War on Drugs ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore,’ a Sonic Journey of Sweeping, Emotional Depth (Listen)

From the first few bars of gentle acoustic guitar paired with piano, you know you’re in for something special with I Don’t Live Here Anymore, the new album from Philadelphia-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Last Night in Soho’: Edgar Wright’s Specially Curated 1960s Soundtrack Infuses Film with a Style All its Own
October 28, 2021
‘Last Night in Soho’: Edgar Wright’s Specially Curated 1960s Soundtrack Infuses Film with a Style All its Own

Last Night in Soho is the new film from Edgar Wright, known for his previous works including Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and Baby Driver, among others....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Spoon Announce New Album ‘Lucifer on the Sofa,’ Share “The Hardest Cut,” Streaming Concert Event 10/28-29
October 28, 2021
Spoon Announce New Album ‘Lucifer on the Sofa,’ Share “The Hardest Cut,” Streaming Concert Event 10/28-29

You’ve got to hand it to long-running indie/rock band Spoon — Lucifer on the Sofa is a pretty intriguing name for a new record, and a perfect one to announce...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The War on Drugs: Stream “Change” Ahead of New Album ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Out 10/29
October 27, 2021
The War on Drugs: Stream “Change” Ahead of New Album ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Out 10/29

This Friday, Oct. 29, Philadelphia-based indie band The War on Drugs will release I Don’t Live Here Anymore, its first studio album in four years. As a final preview of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Duran Duran Party in a Castle with Celebrity Lookalikes of Elton John, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Daniel Craig & More in “Anniversary” Video
October 19, 2021
Watch Duran Duran Party in a Castle with Celebrity Lookalikes of Elton John, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Daniel Craig & More in “Anniversary” Video

This Friday, Oct. 22, Duran Duran returns with a new studio album titled Future Past. The 15th studio album from the long-running band, it’s been previewed in recent weeks with a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream Susanna Hoffs’ New Cover of Badfinger’s “Name of the Game,” Featuring Aimee Mann
October 18, 2021
Stream Susanna Hoffs’ New Cover of Badfinger’s “Name of the Game,” Featuring Aimee Mann

On Nov. 12, Susanna Hoffs will release a new covers album, Bright Lights — and as a preview of the new collection, the esteemed front woman of the Bangles debuted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Miracle and Wonder: Conversations with Paul Simon’ Audiobook (with Malcolm Gladwell and Bruce Headlam) Coming Nov. 16
October 14, 2021
‘Miracle and Wonder: Conversations with Paul Simon’ Audiobook (with Malcolm Gladwell and Bruce Headlam) Coming Nov. 16

Miracle and Wonder: Conversations with Paul Simon is the title of a new audiobook from the legendary singer/songwriter, tracing his entire life and career from the early days all the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Mitski Re-Emerges with “Working for the Knife” Song/Video, Details U.S. Theater Tour for the Spring
October 5, 2021
Mitski Re-Emerges with “Working for the Knife” Song/Video, Details U.S. Theater Tour for the Spring

Singer/songwriter Mitski returned on Tuesday with “Working for the Knife,” a brand new song that marks her first release in a few years. The very artistically rendered video works more...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream Billy Idol’s Gritty ‘The Roadside’ EP, Four New Songs with Steve Stevens and Producer Butch Walker
September 17, 2021
Out Now: Stream Billy Idol’s Gritty ‘The Roadside’ EP, Four New Songs with Steve Stevens and Producer Butch Walker

Legendary English rock icon Billy Idol returned recently with “Bitter Taste,” a reflective new song and music video expressing some raw emotions and dark energy — visually referencing Idol’s near-fatal...

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 | ABBA is Back with Two New Songs, New Album (‘Voyage’) and a Digital Concert Announcement
September 2, 2021
ABBA is Back with Two New Songs, New Album (‘Voyage’) and a Digital Concert Announcement

For the first time in 40 years, Swedish pop legends ABBA have officially reunited — and will release a new album, Voyage, on Nov. 5. ABBA ARE BACK with ‘Voyage’,...

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 | My Morning Jacket Share Sensory-Overloading Video for “Regularly Scheduled Programming,” New Album 10/22
August 24, 2021
My Morning Jacket Share Sensory-Overloading Video for “Regularly Scheduled Programming,” New Album 10/22

On Oct. 22, Jim James and My Morning Jacket will return with a self-titled album, the versatile alt/indie band‘s first new studio record since 2015. Officially announced on Tuesday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Sheryl Crow’s Career-Spanning ‘Live from the Ryman & More,’ Available on CD and 4-LP Set (Listen)
August 16, 2021
Out Now: Sheryl Crow’s Career-Spanning ‘Live from the Ryman & More,’ Available on CD and 4-LP Set (Listen)

This past Friday, Aug. 13, Sheryl Crow released Live from the Ryman & More, a 27-track collection of live recordings culled from a series of performances in 2019 from the iconic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson Shares New ‘Howlen Live’ EP, Featuring Tracks from Recent Gigs in Florida
August 12, 2021
Ann Wilson Shares New ‘Howlen Live’ EP, Featuring Tracks from Recent Gigs in Florida

Ann Wilson has been busy the past few months releasing material, some of it remastered material predating her time with Heart — and, now, some new live tracks, recorded from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Idol Shares Gritty, Confessional “Bitter Taste” Video, New ‘Roadside EP’ Produced by Butch Walker 9/17 (Pre-Order)
August 11, 2021
Billy Idol Shares Gritty, Confessional “Bitter Taste” Video, New ‘Roadside EP’ Produced by Butch Walker 9/17 (Pre-Order)

On Sept. 17, legendary rocker Billy Idol will return with The Roadside EP, his first release since 2014’s Kings & Queens of the Underground. The new collection was announced officially...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The War on Drugs Announce New Album Out 10/29, Detail 2022 Tour, Share Video for “Living Proof”
July 22, 2021
The War on Drugs Announce New Album Out 10/29, Detail 2022 Tour, Share Video for “Living Proof”

This week brought big news from The War on Drugs, as the Philadelphia-based indie band will release I Don’t Live Here Anymore, its first studio album in four years, on...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Lucy Dacus Releases Emotionally Heavy New Album ‘Home Video’ — (Watch Her ‘Kimmel’ Performance)
June 25, 2021
Out Now: Lucy Dacus Releases Emotionally Heavy New Album ‘Home Video’ — (Watch Her ‘Kimmel’ Performance)

Home Video is the title of the new studio album from Lucy Dacus, a raw, reflective and emotionally complex record from the singer/songwriter/member of boygenius alongside Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers. The lyrically...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Career-Spanning Aretha Franklin Box Set Arriving 7/30, in Time for ‘Respect’ Biopic 8/13
June 24, 2021
Career-Spanning Aretha Franklin Box Set Arriving 7/30, in Time for ‘Respect’ Biopic 8/13

On Aug. 13, Respect, the anticipated and COVID-delayed biopic of Aretha Franklin starring Jennifer Hudson will finally be released — and two weeks earlier, a career-spanning new box set championing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch Rick Wakeman on ‘The Even Grumpier Old Rock Star Tour’ Starting in October in North America
June 22, 2021
Catch Rick Wakeman on ‘The Even Grumpier Old Rock Star Tour’ Starting in October in North America

The Queen of England doesn’t go around naming just anybody Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) — but that was a recent honor bestowed upon keyboard legend...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters’ Full-Capacity Madison Square Garden Gig Featured Hits, Singalongs, and … Dave Chappelle Singing Radiohead’s “Creep” (Watch)
June 21, 2021
Foo Fighters’ Full-Capacity Madison Square Garden Gig Featured Hits, Singalongs, and … Dave Chappelle Singing Radiohead’s “Creep” (Watch)

You truly never know what you’ll get at a Foo Fighters concert, but you know it’ll be something special. This past Sunday night, Dave Grohl and the guys played a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Clips from the Foo Fighters’ 100%-Capacity Club Gig in Los Angeles (and its Excited Audience)
June 16, 2021
Watch Clips from the Foo Fighters’ 100%-Capacity Club Gig in Los Angeles (and its Excited Audience)

On Tuesday night, the day California reopened its economy, the Foo Fighters played an intimate show at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, Calif. — a warm-up gig before Dave...

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 | Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson on ‘In Another World,’ the Band’s Work Ethic and Beyond
June 14, 2021
Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson on ‘In Another World,’ the Band’s Work Ethic and Beyond

Cheap Trick is one of the hardest working bands in rock and roll. Almost 50 years since they formed in Rockford, Illinois, Cheap Trick achieved everything the hard way. No...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Caribbean Songs
June 14, 2021
Top 11 Caribbean Songs

“The true Caribbean people … We are carnival people, we are vibrant people, not dead people. We like to be heard and we like to have fun.” —Viv Richards, cricketer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Shares “Brando,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Out 6/25 (Tour On Sale Now)
June 8, 2021
Lucy Dacus Shares “Brando,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Out 6/25 (Tour On Sale Now)

Lucy Dacus is preparing to release her awaited new studio album, Home Video, on June 25. The singer/songwriter/member of boygenius alongside Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers has been previewing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)
June 2, 2021
Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)

The Wizard of Ozzy and Freddie Mercury, Robert Plant, Iggy Pop, Oasis, Coldplay Plus a Cast of Thousands: Q&A with Rockfield’s Recording Engineer/Farmer Kingsley Ward Along with Yasgur’s farm, Rockfield...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Prog/Metal Titans Toast Pink Floyd with ‘Still Wish You Were Here’ Tribute Album (Listen)
May 28, 2021
Out Now: Prog/Metal Titans Toast Pink Floyd with ‘Still Wish You Were Here’ Tribute Album (Listen)

Released in 1975, Wish You Were Here is one of the most crucial albums ever released, as well as a high water mark of Pink Floyd and its impossibly rich history of music — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sheryl Crow: ‘Live from the Ryman & More’ 2-CD, 4-LP Set Coming 8/13; Stream “Everyday is a Winding Road”
May 27, 2021
Sheryl Crow: ‘Live from the Ryman & More’ 2-CD, 4-LP Set Coming 8/13; Stream “Everyday is a Winding Road”

On Aug. 13, Sheryl Crow will release Live from the Ryman & More, a 27-track collection of live recordings culled from a series of performances in 2019 from the iconic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | America (ft. Co-Founders Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell) to Resume 50th Anniversary Tour in August
May 27, 2021
America (ft. Co-Founders Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell) to Resume 50th Anniversary Tour in August

America co-founders Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell are looking forward to getting back on the road beginning in August, resuming their 50th anniversary festivities that were interrupted back in March...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Shares Animated Video for “VBS,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Coming 6/25
May 19, 2021
Lucy Dacus Shares Animated Video for “VBS,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Coming 6/25

Singer/songwriter Lucy Dacus will release a new studio album, Home Video, on June 25 via Matador Records. On Wednesday, she premiered a new song, “VBS,” in the form of an animated music video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | girl in red Riding Acclaim of Debut LP ‘if i could make it to quiet’ with Spring 2022 Tour
May 17, 2021
girl in red Riding Acclaim of Debut LP ‘if i could make it to quiet’ with Spring 2022 Tour

if i could make it go quiet is the attention-grabbing debut full-length album from girl in red, a.k.a. Norwegian singer/songwriter Marie Ulven. Released in late April, the record was highly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson: In Theaters 8/13; Preview & See New Promotional Stills
May 5, 2021
Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson: In Theaters 8/13; Preview & See New Promotional Stills

Respect, a new biopic celebrating the life and legacy of the late Aretha Franklin, was originally supposed to be released in January 2021, only to be pushed back to August...

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 | ‘Still Wish You Were Here’: Rock/Metal Titans Team Up for New Pink Floyd Tribute Album Out 5/28 (Order)
May 3, 2021
‘Still Wish You Were Here’: Rock/Metal Titans Team Up for New Pink Floyd Tribute Album Out 5/28 (Order)

Released in 1975, Wish You Were Here is one of the most crucial albums ever released, as well as a high water mark of Pink Floyd and its impossibly rich...

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 | Watch Earliest-Known Performance of John & Yoko’s ‘Give Peace a Chance’ in Unearthed Video from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’
April 13, 2021
Watch Earliest-Known Performance of John & Yoko’s ‘Give Peace a Chance’ in Unearthed Video from ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band Ultimate Collection’

Shortly before recording their anthemic “Give Peace a Chance” at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel during their Bed-In for Peace, John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged a rehearsal of the composition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Shares “Slidin’ (EOB Remix),” from ‘McCartney III Imagined’ Set Out 4/16
April 7, 2021
Paul McCartney Shares “Slidin’ (EOB Remix),” from ‘McCartney III Imagined’ Set Out 4/16

Sir Paul McCartney and his team have been busy previewing McCartney III Imagined, the upcoming star-studded revisiting of Macca’s excellent late-2020 solo effort, McCartney III. The latest song shared ahead...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Beck and Paul McCartney on’Find My Way,’ from the New ‘McCartney III Imagined’ LP Out 4/16
March 25, 2021
Hear Beck and Paul McCartney on’Find My Way,’ from the New ‘McCartney III Imagined’ LP Out 4/16

McCartney III, the new studio album from Sir Paul McCartney written and recorded entirely by the Beatles legend by himself (during “rockdown” this past year of tumult) was an excellent addition to his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Dispatch: Stream the Uplifting ‘Pour Into You,’ New Album ‘Break Our Fall’ Coming 5/28
March 25, 2021
New from Dispatch: Stream the Uplifting ‘Pour Into You,’ New Album ‘Break Our Fall’ Coming 5/28

East Coast-based roots/rock/indie band Dispatch is gearing up to release a new album, Break Our Fall, on May 28. The group, which is comprised of Chad Urmston and Brad Corrigan,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Behind the Scenes with ‘Nature’s Light,’ the New Album from Blackmore’s Night (Ritchie Blackmore  + Candice Night)
March 16, 2021
Go Behind the Scenes with ‘Nature’s Light,’ the New Album from Blackmore’s Night (Ritchie Blackmore + Candice Night)

On March 12 (last week!), Blackmore’s Night — the “Renaissance rock band” fronted by famed guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow) and his wife, singer/multi-instrumentalist Candice Night (backed by a “band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Suzi Quatro: Watch a New Video for the Blistering ‘ Sold My Soul Today,’ Album ‘The Devil in Me’ Out 3/26
March 12, 2021
New Suzi Quatro: Watch a New Video for the Blistering ‘ Sold My Soul Today,’ Album ‘The Devil in Me’ Out 3/26

On March 26, Suzi Quatro — known in music history as the first “breakout” female bass player to become a bona fide “rock star” with a string of international hits in the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Acoustic Guitar Rock Songs
March 11, 2021
Top 11 Acoustic Guitar Rock Songs

“To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity.” —Richard Thompson “You’re in My Heart (The Final Acclaim)” by Rod...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney ‘McCartney III Imagined’ ft. Beck, Phoebe Bridgers, St. Vincent, Anderson .Paak, Josh Homme, Damon Albarn, More Coming 4/16
March 11, 2021
Paul McCartney ‘McCartney III Imagined’ ft. Beck, Phoebe Bridgers, St. Vincent, Anderson .Paak, Josh Homme, Damon Albarn, More Coming 4/16

McCartney III, the new studio album from Sir Paul McCartney written and recorded entirely by the Beatles legend by himself (during “rockdown” this past year of tumult) was an excellent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnie Tyler Talks ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart,’ Miley Cyrus, TikTok, the’ 80s, Desmond Child and Believing ‘The Best Is Yet to Come’
February 25, 2021
Bonnie Tyler Talks ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart,’ Miley Cyrus, TikTok, the’ 80s, Desmond Child and Believing ‘The Best Is Yet to Come’

The Best Is Yet to Come, the vibrant new album from Bonnie Tyler, is bolstered by dramatic, full-bodied vocals, synths, and some rock guitar solos. Those same elements helped propel...

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 | Rest in Peace Rupert Neve, Audio Recording Innovator: 1926-2021
February 15, 2021
Rest in Peace Rupert Neve, Audio Recording Innovator: 1926-2021

Rupert Neve has passed away at the age of 94, it was announced via the official website of the revolutionary figure of the audio recording industry. His estate noted that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 Golden Globe Awards Nominations Revealed; Ceremony Set for 2/28
February 3, 2021
2021 Golden Globe Awards Nominations Revealed; Ceremony Set for 2/28

The list of nominees for the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards were revealed on Wednesday, ahead of the ceremony scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 28. Some of the key categories of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Blackmore’s Night (ft. Ritchie Blackmore + Candice Night): ‘Four Winds,’ New Album Out 3/12
January 22, 2021
New from Blackmore’s Night (ft. Ritchie Blackmore + Candice Night): ‘Four Winds,’ New Album Out 3/12

Blackmore’s Night — the “Renaissance rock band” fronted by famed guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow) and his wife, singer/multi-instrumentalist Candice Night (backed by a “band of minstrels”), will release a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson Shares New Video for ‘That’s Life,’ from His New Frank Sinatra Tribute Album Out 2/26 (Pre-Order)
January 15, 2021
Willie Nelson Shares New Video for ‘That’s Life,’ from His New Frank Sinatra Tribute Album Out 2/26 (Pre-Order)

Feb. 26 will bring with it another new studio album from Willie Nelson — and this time, the inspiringly hard-working country legend will focus his attention again on Frank Sinatra....

Rock Cellar Magazine | SXSW Details Online 2021 Event (3/16-3/20), Featuring Willie Nelson as Keynote Speaker (Registration Open Now)
January 14, 2021
SXSW Details Online 2021 Event (3/16-3/20), Featuring Willie Nelson as Keynote Speaker (Registration Open Now)

This March, the South by Southwest festival will be reimagined as SXSW Online, a “premier digital experience,” rather than the massive in-person event that would otherwise take place in and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blackmore’s Night (ft. Ritchie Blackmore + Candice Night) Releasing New Album ‘Nature’s Light’ 3/12
January 13, 2021
Blackmore’s Night (ft. Ritchie Blackmore + Candice Night) Releasing New Album ‘Nature’s Light’ 3/12

On March 12, Blackmore’s Night — the “Renaissance rock band” fronted by famed guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow) and his wife, singer/multi-instrumentalist Candice Night (backed by a “band of...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Guitar Icon Leslie West of Mountain: 1945-2020
December 23, 2020
Rest in Peace, Guitar Icon Leslie West of Mountain: 1945-2020

On Wednesday, it was confirmed by Dean Guitars that Leslie West, co-founder, guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the band Mountain, has passed away at the age of 75 from cardiac...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dave Grohl + Greg Kurstin Cover Bob Dylan & More with Ongoing ‘The Hanukkah Sessions’ Series
December 15, 2020
Watch Dave Grohl + Greg Kurstin Cover Bob Dylan & More with Ongoing ‘The Hanukkah Sessions’ Series

We’re five days into The Hanukkah Sessions, the new collaborative covers series from Dave Grohl and his musical pal, acclaimed (and seven-time GRAMMY-winning) producer Greg Kurstin. Launched last week in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin ‘Hanukkah Sessions’: Beastie Boys, Drake, Bob Dylan and More, One for Each Night of Hanukkah (Listen)
December 10, 2020
Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin ‘Hanukkah Sessions’: Beastie Boys, Drake, Bob Dylan and More, One for Each Night of Hanukkah (Listen)

The Hanukkah Sessions was launched by Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin on Dec. 10 — here’s every performance thus far in the series.  Hanukkah begins tonight, Dec. 10, and Dave...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered on the 40th Anniversary of His Tragic Death on Dec. 8, 1980
December 8, 2020
John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered on the 40th Anniversary of His Tragic Death on Dec. 8, 1980

John Lennon was shot to death outside the Dakota apartment building in New York City 40 years ago today, Dec. 8. The years since his unthinkable murder have added a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Robert Smith’s Appropriately Moody Remix of Deftones’ ‘Teenager,’ from ‘Black Stallion’ (Out 12/11)
December 4, 2020
Hear Robert Smith’s Appropriately Moody Remix of Deftones’ ‘Teenager,’ from ‘Black Stallion’ (Out 12/11)

On Dec. 11, Deftones will release Black Stallion, a remix album paying homage to 2000’s White Pony as a means of celebrating its 20th anniversary. The record, considered one of the strongest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Luke Spiller on the Struts’ Quarantine Album ‘Strange Days,’ Working with Def Leppard, Tom Morello, Robbie Williams & More
November 30, 2020
Q&A: Luke Spiller on the Struts’ Quarantine Album ‘Strange Days,’ Working with Def Leppard, Tom Morello, Robbie Williams & More

Luke Spiller tapped into the zeitgeist of the current pandemic when he wrote “Strange Days” on tour last summer. During the title track to The Struts’ vivacious third album, he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Tribute to Freddie Mercury on the 29th Anniversary of His Death (Including Posts from Brian May + Roger Taylor)
November 24, 2020
A Tribute to Freddie Mercury on the 29th Anniversary of His Death (Including Posts from Brian May + Roger Taylor)

Today, Nov. 24, is the 29th anniversary of the passing of Freddie Mercury, legendary singer of the band Queen. The dynamic vocalist (born Farrokh Bulsara) who captivated the world with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greg Lake ‘Anthology’ CD/Vinyl Out 11/20; Watch a Restored ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’ Video in 4K/HD
November 17, 2020
Greg Lake ‘Anthology’ CD/Vinyl Out 11/20; Watch a Restored ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’ Video in 4K/HD

“I Believe in Father Christmas,” the 1975 single from Emerson, Lake & Palmer and King Crimson co-founder Greg Lake that was an international success, is an enduring classic — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
November 5, 2020
Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Tony Visconti was closer than anyone to the flame that was Marc Bolan, the front man, songwriter and phenom that was the heart and soul of T.Rex, part of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deftones Unveil ‘Black Stallion’ Remix Album Commemorating ‘White Pony,’ Share ‘Knife Prty’ Remix
October 30, 2020
Deftones Unveil ‘Black Stallion’ Remix Album Commemorating ‘White Pony,’ Share ‘Knife Prty’ Remix

Despite just releasing a new album (the pummeling Ohms) in late September, Deftones have already announced a pretty significant follow-up project: Black Stallion, a remix album paying homage to 2000’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Trailer for ‘Stardust,’ a New, Unauthorized David Bowie Biopic Starring Johnny Flynn
October 29, 2020
Watch the Trailer for ‘Stardust,’ a New, Unauthorized David Bowie Biopic Starring Johnny Flynn

A major challenge for any music biopic telling the tale of an entertainment legend is securing the rights to the artists’ music. Not having the actual music of the performer/band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters Have the Hilarious Cure for Crippling Coffee Addiction: ‘FreshPotix’
October 28, 2020
Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters Have the Hilarious Cure for Crippling Coffee Addiction: ‘FreshPotix’

Do you like coffee? Are you incapable of starting your day without downing an entire scalding hot carafe? If your addiction to “fresh pots” has you looking for an answer,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson Pushed Back to August 2021 Release
October 28, 2020
Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson Pushed Back to August 2021 Release

Respect, the anticipated biopic telling the larger-than-life tale of legendary singer Aretha Franklin, has officially been delayed an additional seven months, with MGM/United Artists pushing its scheduled release back from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Previews ‘Jewel Box’ Collection with the Bluesy ‘Here’s to the Next Time,’ a 1967 Demo (Pre-Order)
October 16, 2020
Elton John Previews ‘Jewel Box’ Collection with the Bluesy ‘Here’s to the Next Time,’ a 1967 Demo (Pre-Order)

Sir Elton John has shared another preview of Jewel Box, a new collection of archival material from as far back as 1965 and as recently as 2019. Billed as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting Oasis’ 1995 Album with Those Who Should Know
October 14, 2020
‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting Oasis’ 1995 Album with Those Who Should Know

(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?, the second album from Oasis released to the masses in 1995, celebrated its 25th anniversary in early October. After bursting onto the British music scene...

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 | Out Now: The Doors ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (Listen/Buy)
October 9, 2020
Out Now: The Doors ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (Listen/Buy)

Morrison Hotel is the 1970 album from The Doors, a major moment in the Los Angeles band‘s career and an enduring classic that elevated the group’s mystique and aura. Today,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Elton John’s ‘Jewel Box’ Collection with ‘Regimental Sgt. Zippo,’ a Trippy Nod to the ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Era of the 1960s
October 9, 2020
Preview Elton John’s ‘Jewel Box’ Collection with ‘Regimental Sgt. Zippo,’ a Trippy Nod to the ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Era of the 1960s

On Nov. 13, Sir Elton John will release Jewel Box, a new collection of archival material from as far back as 1965 and as recently as 2019. Billed as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen (A Tribute to the Late Guitar Legend)
October 6, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen (A Tribute to the Late Guitar Legend)

This entry from Steve Rosen in our Behind the Curtain section originally ran in 2014 and was buried in the Rock Cellar archives. With Eddie Van Halen having recently passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Marley ‘Uprising Live’ (Final Tour Before His Death in 1981) to Be Released as a 3-LP Set on 11/13 (Pre-Order)
October 6, 2020
Bob Marley ‘Uprising Live’ (Final Tour Before His Death in 1981) to Be Released as a 3-LP Set on 11/13 (Pre-Order)

2020 marks the 75th birthday anniversary of reggae/cultural legend Bob Marley, and his estate will continue its celebration with a special 3-LP release of Uprising Live, available on Nov. 13....

Rock Cellar Magazine | 10-Year-Old Music Star Nandi Bushell Shares ‘Rock and Grohl,’ a Musical Response to Dave’s Song About Her
October 2, 2020
10-Year-Old Music Star Nandi Bushell Shares ‘Rock and Grohl,’ a Musical Response to Dave’s Song About Her

The ongoing (and amazing) rock battle between Dave Grohl and 10-year-old drum/music phenom Nandi Bushell has hit an even more electrifying level. Mr Grohl. The song you wrote for me...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Billie Eilish’s New ‘No Time to Die’ Video, the Theme for the New James Bond Film Due in November
October 1, 2020
Watch Billie Eilish’s New ‘No Time to Die’ Video, the Theme for the New James Bond Film Due in November

Next month, No Time to Die — the newest James Bond film, expected to be the final with Daniel Craig in the starring role — will be released. Its theme...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John: ‘Jewel Box’ of Unreleased Material, ‘Buried Treasures, Precious Gems’ and More Out 11/13 (Preview)
September 17, 2020
Elton John: ‘Jewel Box’ of Unreleased Material, ‘Buried Treasures, Precious Gems’ and More Out 11/13 (Preview)

Sir Elton John has led a life and career that transcends music, his influence and legacy the stuff of legend — so, naturally, a box set bringing together a wealth...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Illunis
September 15, 2020
Illunis

In movies, Technicolor enhances each color on the screen. Each track on our album is a color that represents a period of time growing up in Los Angeles. Technicolor takes you through a journey of growth and nostalgia. It is new wine aged in old oak. We are Illunis, a hat wearing Folk-Rock band from the San Fernando Valley. If Queen and Mumford & Sons had a baby, we would be that spawn.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Wrote a Superhero Theme Song for 10-Year-Old Drummer Nandi Bushell, His ‘Drum Battle’ Opponent
September 14, 2020
Dave Grohl Wrote a Superhero Theme Song for 10-Year-Old Drummer Nandi Bushell, His ‘Drum Battle’ Opponent

The ongoing ‘drum battle’ challenge between Dave Grohl and 10-year-old musical prodigy Nandi Bushell has hit a new level, as on Monday the Foo Fighters band leader shared a brand...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex,’ Featuring an Eclectic Array of Tributes (Including U2 + Elton John on ‘Bang a Gong’)
September 4, 2020
Out Now: ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex,’ Featuring an Eclectic Array of Tributes (Including U2 + Elton John on ‘Bang a Gong’)

Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex is a brand new tribute album paying homage to the late, great Marc Bolan and T. Rex, and the record...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Dramatic New James Bond Trailer for ‘No Time to Die,’ Featuring a Glimpse of Rami Malek as the Villain
September 3, 2020
Watch the Dramatic New James Bond Trailer for ‘No Time to Die,’ Featuring a Glimpse of Rami Malek as the Villain

No Time to Die, the anticipated new installment to the James Bond film franchise expected to be the final entry from star Daniel Craig portraying 007, is scheduled to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 9/4: Fleetwood Mac Reissues, Rolling Stones ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue, Marc Bolan/T.Rex Tribute
August 31, 2020
New Music Out This Week 9/4: Fleetwood Mac Reissues, Rolling Stones ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue, Marc Bolan/T.Rex Tribute

This upcoming Friday, Sept. 4 brings with it a handful of notable reissues, as well as a curated musical tribute to a late rock and roll icon. Below is our...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview The Doors ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Set with ‘Peace Frog/Blue Sunday (Take 4)’ (Preview/Pre-Order)
August 24, 2020
Preview The Doors ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Set with ‘Peace Frog/Blue Sunday (Take 4)’ (Preview/Pre-Order)

On Oct. 9, The Doors will release a lavish 50th anniversary Deluxe Edition of Morrison Hotel, the famed Los Angeles band‘s unforgettable 1970 album. (Click here to pre-order The Doors’ Morrison...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 8/28: Metallica, Rick Wakeman, America, Katy Perry, Seether, The Avett Brothers, My Morning Jacket, Angel Olsen and The Empty Hearts (Preview/Pre-Order)
August 24, 2020
New Music Out This Week 8/28: Metallica, Rick Wakeman, America, Katy Perry, Seether, The Avett Brothers, My Morning Jacket, Angel Olsen and The Empty Hearts (Preview/Pre-Order)

This upcoming Friday, Aug. 28 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 | Today 8/21: Watch ‘A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Life of Joe Strummer’ Live Stream ft. Jeff Tweedy, Bob Weir, Bruce Springsteen, More – #SaveOurStages
August 21, 2020
Today 8/21: Watch ‘A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Life of Joe Strummer’ Live Stream ft. Jeff Tweedy, Bob Weir, Bruce Springsteen, More – #SaveOurStages

Today, Aug. 21, is the birthday of the legendary Joe Strummer — and while the front man of The Clash may be gone, his spirit lives on. Strummer will be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors: ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Coming 10/9 (Pre-Order)
August 21, 2020
The Doors: ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Coming 10/9 (Pre-Order)

In 1970, The Doors released Morrison Hotel, the Los Angeles band‘s fifth studio album and a major moment in the group’s career. Its recording process only took a few weeks,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 8/21: Stars Joining Forces for ‘A Song For Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer’ Tribute Live Stream for Charity
August 18, 2020
8/21: Stars Joining Forces for ‘A Song For Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer’ Tribute Live Stream for Charity

This Friday, Aug. 21, a number of notable music and entertainment acts will take part in A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer, a live stream event...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Two Men Arrested in Connection to 2002 Shooting Death of Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC
August 17, 2020
Two Men Arrested in Connection to 2002 Shooting Death of Jam Master Jay of Run-DMC

In 2002, Jam Master Jay, one-third of the seminal, groundbreaking hip/hop trio Run-DMC, was shot to death at his studio in Queens, New York — and nobody was arrested in...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Launching ‘Join Together @ Home’ Archival Streams on YouTube — Six-Part Series Begins 8/8
August 6, 2020
The Who Launching ‘Join Together @ Home’ Archival Streams on YouTube — Six-Part Series Begins 8/8

This Saturday, Aug. 8, The Who will kick off a six-part YouTube series of archival live performances. (Click here to pick up the Who’s 2019 album WHO from our Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Portland Protests: Fighting Fascism?  Or Malicious Mayhem?
July 30, 2020
The Portland Protests: Fighting Fascism? Or Malicious Mayhem?

A Note from Rock Cellar Magazine:  Rock Cellar has always been about bringing you the latest news and information that’s going on in the world (and not just the rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Prince Channel is Back on SiriusXM — but Only Through Mid-August
July 16, 2020
The Prince Channel is Back on SiriusXM — but Only Through Mid-August

Prince fans, your wishes have been granted: The Prince Channel has returned to SiriusXM dials. The special channel focusing on the Purple One‘s massive career and influence originally launched back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ with Four Songs, Including Joan Jett Reimagining ‘Jeepster’
July 16, 2020
Preview ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ with Four Songs, Including Joan Jett Reimagining ‘Jeepster’

On Sept. 4, a number of music icons will team up for Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex, a tribute album to the classic (and perhaps...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Travis Premieres New Video for ‘Valentine,’ Directed by Front Man Fran Healy (Watch)
July 15, 2020
Travis Premieres New Video for ‘Valentine,’ Directed by Front Man Fran Healy (Watch)

Last week, acclaimed Scottish rock band Travis debuted a new song, “Valentine,” a preview of the group’s upcoming album, 10 Songs. On Wednesday, the band premiered a music video for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seniors at a U.K. Care Home in COVID-19 Lockdown Recreated Classic Album Covers from Bruce Springsteen, Bowie, the Clash, Adele and More
July 13, 2020
Seniors at a U.K. Care Home in COVID-19 Lockdown Recreated Classic Album Covers from Bruce Springsteen, Bowie, the Clash, Adele and More

For four months, residents and staff of Sydmar Lodge Care Home in Edgware, England, have been stuck in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The senior citizen residents at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Zakk Sabbath: Zakk Wylde’s Sabbath Tribute Band Covering 1970’s ‘Black Sabbath’ LP – Preview with the Title Track
July 2, 2020
Zakk Sabbath: Zakk Wylde’s Sabbath Tribute Band Covering 1970’s ‘Black Sabbath’ LP – Preview with the Title Track

Guitarist Zakk Wylde has been a major player in the hard rock scene for decades, whether with Black Label Society or Ozzy Osbourne, with whom he contributed to five studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Miley Cyrus Belt Out the Beatles’ ‘Help’ from an Empty Rose Bowl for ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’
June 29, 2020
Watch Miley Cyrus Belt Out the Beatles’ ‘Help’ from an Empty Rose Bowl for ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’

This past Saturday, a host of entertainers and musicians took part in Global Goal: Unite for Our Future, another online benefit concert raising much-needed fundraising help during the ongoing COVID-19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Unreleased 70-Song Frank Zappa and ‘The Mothers 1970’ Collection (Listen)
June 26, 2020
Out Now: Unreleased 70-Song Frank Zappa and ‘The Mothers 1970’ Collection (Listen)

The Mothers 1970 is a new collection of unreleased recordings from Frank Zappa and the iconic but 1970 lineup of the Mothers of Invention. Featuring more than four hours of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 10-Year-Old Rock and Roll Prodigy Nandi Bushell Covers Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Guerrilla Radio’ to Support #BlackLivesMatter
June 1, 2020
10-Year-Old Rock and Roll Prodigy Nandi Bushell Covers Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Guerrilla Radio’ to Support #BlackLivesMatter

Nandi Bushell is a 10-year-old “British and Zulu drummer girl” who knows her way around a handful of instruments — and recently, the musical prodigy showed her stuff with an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Friday 5/29: Watch ‘Rocketman’ with Elton John on Social Media During the #RocketmanWatchParty
May 28, 2020
This Friday 5/29: Watch ‘Rocketman’ with Elton John on Social Media During the #RocketmanWatchParty

What are you doing this Friday, May 29 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT? If you’re willing and able — and have a subscription to Amazon Prime Video — why...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Conor Oberst and Bright Eyes: Stream ‘One and Done,’ Featuring Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers on Bass
May 27, 2020
New from Conor Oberst and Bright Eyes: Stream ‘One and Done,’ Featuring Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers on Bass

Over the past few weeks, celebrated indie/rock band Bright Eyes has been previewing an as-yet-untitled new album, the tenth from the Conor Oberst-fronted group and first since 2011’s The People’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian May Says He ‘Could Have Died’ After Suffering Recent Heart Attack in Lengthy Instagram Video
May 25, 2020
Brian May Says He ‘Could Have Died’ After Suffering Recent Heart Attack in Lengthy Instagram Video

Earlier this month, legendary Queen guitarist Brian May suffered a “small” heart attack, as he explained in a Instagram post early Monday morning. As he detailed, the heart attack took...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Phil May of the Pretty Things: 1944-2020
May 15, 2020
Rest in Peace, Phil May of the Pretty Things: 1944-2020

Phil May, vocalist of the English band The Pretty Things, has passed away at the age of 75 due to complications after emergency hip surgery, it was announced on Friday....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dennis DeYoung Talks the Legacy of Styx, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview)
May 12, 2020
Dennis DeYoung Talks the Legacy of Styx, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview)

When Dennis DeYoung performed “The Best of Times” recently from home on piano and posted it to YouTube, it didn’t take long for his 1981 Top 10 hit with Styx...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Comedy Legend Jerry Stiller: 1927-2020
May 11, 2020
Rest in Peace, Comedy Legend Jerry Stiller: 1927-2020

Jerry Stiller, beloved actor and comedian and father of Ben Stiller, has passed away at the age of 92 from natural causes. Ben Stiller confirmed the news with a tweet...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Unsettling New Puscifer Video for ‘Apocalyptical’ from Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Sums Up the Anxiety of the COVID-19 Era
May 8, 2020
This Unsettling New Puscifer Video for ‘Apocalyptical’ from Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Sums Up the Anxiety of the COVID-19 Era

Leave it to Maynard James Keenan to release the perfect music video for these unsettling times. The irreverent lead vocalist of Tool premiered a new song on Friday with his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters and Radiohead Replaying Lollapalooza 2011 and Bonnaroo 2006 Performances on YouTube Today 5/7
May 7, 2020
Foo Fighters and Radiohead Replaying Lollapalooza 2011 and Bonnaroo 2006 Performances on YouTube Today 5/7

As raucous and crowd-pleasing as any Foo Fighters concert has always been, the band’s mega-festival headline slots are the stuff of legend — and tonight, you can experience the madness...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Memorabilia from the Beatles, Prince, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Many More in New Julien’s Auctions ‘Music Icons 2020’ Collection
May 5, 2020
Memorabilia from the Beatles, Prince, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Many More in New Julien’s Auctions ‘Music Icons 2020’ Collection

Next month, Julien’s Auctions will host a special new auction, and the Music Icons 2020 collection is among the most eye-popping you’ll ever hear about. Scheduled for June 19 and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ Tribute Album Out 9/4, ft. U2, Elton John, Nick Cave, Joan Jett, Many More (Produced by Hal Willner)
April 29, 2020
‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ Tribute Album Out 9/4, ft. U2, Elton John, Nick Cave, Joan Jett, Many More (Produced by Hal Willner)

On September 4, a very special, star-studded tribute album honoring Marc Bolan and T. Rex will be released via BMG. Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex will present...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘Blvds. of Splendor’ from Cherie Currie, a New Album Featuring Billy Corgan, Slash, Juliette Lewis, Matt Sorum and More
April 28, 2020
Out Now: Stream ‘Blvds. of Splendor’ from Cherie Currie, a New Album Featuring Billy Corgan, Slash, Juliette Lewis, Matt Sorum and More

Today, Cherie Currie releases a new album, Blvds. of Splendor. The album, released via Joan Jett’s Blackhearts Records, is a new release from Currie, formerly of the Runaways — though...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Break Those Chains That Bind You and Watch This Quarantined Family’s Shot-For-Shot Remake of Journey’s ‘Separate Ways’ Video
April 16, 2020
Break Those Chains That Bind You and Watch This Quarantined Family’s Shot-For-Shot Remake of Journey’s ‘Separate Ways’ Video

There’s enough dramatic posturing and serious facial expressions in the original music video for “Separate Ways,” released by Journey in 1983 as a single from the album Frontiers, to make...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy this Incredible Live-Action ‘The Simpsons’ Remake Borne Out of Social Isolation and Leftover Halloween Costumes
April 9, 2020
Enjoy this Incredible Live-Action ‘The Simpsons’ Remake Borne Out of Social Isolation and Leftover Halloween Costumes

With nearly the entire world pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re all faced with uncharted territory, a major upheaval to our ordinary way of life. We’re also confronted with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cherie Currie: New Album ‘Blvds of Splendor,’ ft. Billy Corgan, Matt Sorum, Slash, Juliette Lewis and More, Out 4/28
April 8, 2020
Cherie Currie: New Album ‘Blvds of Splendor,’ ft. Billy Corgan, Matt Sorum, Slash, Juliette Lewis and More, Out 4/28

On April 28, Cherie Currie will release a new studio album — and the former standout from the Runaways has put together quite a package with Blvds. of Splendor. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace
April 6, 2020
May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace

It’s a Monday during the coronavirus pandemic. These are confusing, unusual times, anxiety riding high as we all wonder what’s around the bend. Stuck at home, we’re trying to find...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Launches Auction of Personal Items to Help Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Charity
April 6, 2020
Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Launches Auction of Personal Items to Help Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Charity

The coronavirus pandemic has affected us all, throwing a massive wrench of unpredictability into scheduled plans, including charitable events — but this past weekend, Black Sabbath guitar god Tony Iommi...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Metallica Mondays’ Continuing Tonight 4/6 with a 2009 Gig from Copenhagen, Streaming for Free at 8 p.m. EDT
April 6, 2020
‘Metallica Mondays’ Continuing Tonight 4/6 with a 2009 Gig from Copenhagen, Streaming for Free at 8 p.m. EDT

Tonight, Metallica will continue its #MetallicaMondays streaming series by airing a gig from Copenhagen — specifically, July 22, 2009 as part of the band’s world touring in support of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Light In The Attic & Friends Live Charity Concert Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund This Friday 4/3
April 2, 2020
Light In The Attic & Friends Live Charity Concert Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund This Friday 4/3

On Friday, a number of musical acts will take part in a livestream charity concert from Light in the Attic, with proceeds benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund. 100 percent of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watching Folks Play The ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Solo By Slamming Kitchen Cabinets is a Supremely Satisfying Experience
April 1, 2020
Watching Folks Play The ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Solo By Slamming Kitchen Cabinets is a Supremely Satisfying Experience

What can you do inside? Millions of people the world over are faced with that question right now as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. You could stream movies and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Rejuvenated Pearl Jam Enters its Fourth Decade with the Unexpectedly Dynamic ‘Gigaton’ (Album Review/Listen)
March 27, 2020
A Rejuvenated Pearl Jam Enters its Fourth Decade with the Unexpectedly Dynamic ‘Gigaton’ (Album Review/Listen)

Pearl Jam don’t have anything left to prove. The band released its new studio album, Gigaton, on Friday, and did so with an unassailable spot in music history already cemented....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to ‘Murder Most Foul,’ a New, 17-Minute Epic from Bob Dylan About the JFK Assassination
March 27, 2020
Listen to ‘Murder Most Foul,’ a New, 17-Minute Epic from Bob Dylan About the JFK Assassination

Were you expecting to listen to a 17-minute song from Bob Dylan in 2020? Probably not. Were you expecting to listen to a 17-minute Bob Dylan song focusing on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | It’s Called ‘Coronavirus Rhapsody,’ and You Must Listen To It Right Now
March 26, 2020
It’s Called ‘Coronavirus Rhapsody,’ and You Must Listen To It Right Now

Meet Dana Jay Bein — the architect of an absolutely inspired bit of musical parody that is making the rounds on the internet. His piece of art is titled “Coronavirus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ (As Shared by Mick Fleetwood) and Other Classic Album Covers Reimagined for Social Distancing
March 25, 2020
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ (As Shared by Mick Fleetwood) and Other Classic Album Covers Reimagined for Social Distancing

The current stipulations and guidelines in place regarding social distancing and the committed effort we must all make in order to beat the coronavirus pandemic have thrown a wrench into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Revenge Songs
March 12, 2020
Top 11 Revenge Songs

This month’s Top 11 list concerns revenge … a topic that’s served as the inspiration for all sorts of songs over the years! “We should forgive our enemies, but not...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Random Desire,’ the First Solo Album from Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs
February 21, 2020
Stream ‘Random Desire,’ the First Solo Album from Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs

Today, Greg Dulli, vocalist/guitarist of The Afghan Whigs, released his very first solo album, Random Desire.  Released via Royal Cream/BMG, the record’s release comes after earlier premieres of three songs...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Friendship
February 11, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Friendship

Top 11 Songs About Friendship — a list that barely scratches the surface. If you think of any more that you’d add, let us know! “An old friend will help...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The NAMM Show 2020: Highlights from Days 1 and 2
January 21, 2020
The NAMM Show 2020: Highlights from Days 1 and 2

Rock Cellar contributor George. A. Paul recalls some of the standout moments from his time at the NAMM Show 2020 this past weekend in Anaheim …  From new product innovations...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Stephen Stills
January 14, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Stephen Stills

STEPHEN STILLS: BEHIND THE CURTAIN  I do my food shopping at a market called Ralphs. Located at the corner of Ventura Blvd. and Coldwater Canyon, the location makes it a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in Recent Television Commercials
January 14, 2020
Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in Recent Television Commercials

Whether you watch an actual TV or subscribe to one or more streaming platforms, the concept of “television commercials” remains a huge part of consuming entertainment — and more than...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Poses with Elton John After Huge Golden Globe Win
January 6, 2020
‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Poses with Elton John After Huge Golden Globe Win

One of 2019’s biggest movies was Rocketman, the inspired biopic of Sir Elton John — thanks in large part to Taron Egerton, who portrayed Sir Elton in the film to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy New Year From Some of Your Favorite Music Artists (on Social Media)
December 31, 2019
Happy New Year From Some of Your Favorite Music Artists (on Social Media)

It’s that time again — somehow — to say goodbye to the past and embrace the future. Happy New Year! 2019 is done, and 2020 is ready to take over....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Keyboardist Marco Benevento and His ‘Hot Dance Piano Rock’
December 13, 2019
Turn Me On: Keyboardist Marco Benevento and His ‘Hot Dance Piano Rock’

Keyboardist Marco Benevento is best known for having spent over twenty years playing music with his seventh grade buddy, drummer Joe Russo. In addition to their extensive history of playing...

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 | ZZ Top Announce ‘That Little Ol’ Band From Texas’ Blu-ray/DVD Release (Preview)
December 12, 2019
ZZ Top Announce ‘That Little Ol’ Band From Texas’ Blu-ray/DVD Release (Preview)

Texas blues/rock rabblerousers ZZ Top have amassed international fame over the years as a result of their definitive Southern-fried rock and roll pedigree — and those beards, sure, but also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Foo Fighters’ Cover of Pink Floyd’s ‘Have a Cigar,’ Circa 1999
December 6, 2019
Hear the Foo Fighters’ Cover of Pink Floyd’s ‘Have a Cigar,’ Circa 1999

The Foo Fighters find a way to keep fans entertained at all times, even when taking a break from touring the world or releasing new music. Recent months have seen...

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 | Dave Davies on the ‘New Beginning’ That the ‘Arthur’ Album Presented for the Kinks
November 14, 2019
Dave Davies on the ‘New Beginning’ That the ‘Arthur’ Album Presented for the Kinks

More than a half a century since its original release, The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society album is lauded as a landmark moment in rock and roll history...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Garrison Starr
November 14, 2019
Turn Me On: Garrison Starr

Since recording her first album in 1993, Garrison Starr has continued to blend folk-rock, Americana and singer-songwriter influences with incredible deftness and to compelling effect. On Garrison Starr’s forthcoming album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders’ New LP ‘Get the Money’ Can Best Be Exemplified By This Screaming, Flaming Dave Grohl Apparition (Listen)
November 8, 2019
Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders’ New LP ‘Get the Money’ Can Best Be Exemplified By This Screaming, Flaming Dave Grohl Apparition (Listen)

If you’re going to call your album Get the Money, that implies a certain … style to the musical proceedings, and Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders delivered on that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Buzz: Might Them Crooked Vultures (Josh Homme, John Paul Jones, Dave Grohl) Be Reforming for a New Record?
November 4, 2019
Buzz: Might Them Crooked Vultures (Josh Homme, John Paul Jones, Dave Grohl) Be Reforming for a New Record?

The term “supergroup” is tossed around quite frequently among music circles, and it doesn’t always apply in its most definitive term — but with Them Crooked Vultures, it does. In...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Musicians And Cats for National Cat Day! (Photos)
October 29, 2019
Musicians And Cats for National Cat Day! (Photos)

Today, Oct. 29, is officially National Cat Day. Hey, don’t ask us, we don’t make the rules. National Cat Day has its own website, even, which lays it out like...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World is Thriving, Not Merely ‘Surviving,’ on Excellent and Engaging New Album (Review/Stream)
October 17, 2019
Jimmy Eat World is Thriving, Not Merely ‘Surviving,’ on Excellent and Engaging New Album (Review/Stream)

When a band has been together as long as Jimmy Eat World, releasing as many solid and cohesive albums as the band has over its two decade-plus career thus far,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Music of Cream (Kofi Baker, Malcolm Bruce and Will Johns) Announce 2020 ‘Disraeli Gears’ Tour
October 15, 2019
The Music of Cream (Kofi Baker, Malcolm Bruce and Will Johns) Announce 2020 ‘Disraeli Gears’ Tour

The Music of Cream is a reverent musical tribute project featuring band members with exceptionally close ties to Cream, and in 2020 Kofi Baker (son of Ginger Baker, legendary drummer...

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 | Top 11 Songs Recorded By Rock and Rock/Pop Duos
September 26, 2019
Top 11 Songs Recorded By Rock and Rock/Pop Duos

This latest Top 11 takes a look at some of the best songs recorded by rock and rock/pop duos over the years.  “Tis the only comfort of the miserable to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Joel’s Getting a Special TV Show Titled “Scenes From An Italian Restaurant”
September 25, 2019
Billy Joel’s Getting a Special TV Show Titled “Scenes From An Italian Restaurant”

There’s only one Piano Man, and he’s about to be the focus of a special new “arc-thology” television series. That’s right, Billy Joel is reportedly getting his own show, per...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World: New Album ‘Surviving’ Out 10/18; Premiere Sax-Heavy New Song ‘All the Way (Stay)’
September 23, 2019
Jimmy Eat World: New Album ‘Surviving’ Out 10/18; Premiere Sax-Heavy New Song ‘All the Way (Stay)’

Few bands of the alt/rock/emo scene of the past 20 or so years have remained as true to themselves as Jimmy Eat World, bona fide “survivors” of the era. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones Prepping a Chuck Berry Live Tribute Album
September 9, 2019
Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones Prepping a Chuck Berry Live Tribute Album

On Nov. 15, the acclaimed Ronnie Wood, known for his ongoing work with the Rolling Stones in addition to a wide array of personal passion projects, will release Mad Lad:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judy Collins: ‘Winter Stories’ Album with Jonas Fjeld and the Chatham County Line Coming in November
September 4, 2019
Judy Collins: ‘Winter Stories’ Album with Jonas Fjeld and the Chatham County Line Coming in November

The legendary and lovely Judy Collins is preparing a new album for release, and on Nov. 15 Winter Stories will be out. A collaborative project with Norwegian folk artist Jonas...

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 | The New Elvis Presley Biopic Has Its Star: Meet Austin Butler, Who’ll Co-Star Alongside Tom Hanks
July 16, 2019
The New Elvis Presley Biopic Has Its Star: Meet Austin Butler, Who’ll Co-Star Alongside Tom Hanks

You might not be very familiar with the name Austin Butler, but you ought to be now that he’s landed the coveted starring role in director Baz Luhrmann’s planned Elvis...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Relive the Magic of Ringo Starr Joining Paul McCartney on Stage at Dodger Stadium
July 15, 2019
Relive the Magic of Ringo Starr Joining Paul McCartney on Stage at Dodger Stadium

You never know what you’re going to get at a Paul McCartney gig — wait, scratch that. You know you’re going to get an amazing, career-spanning set of Beatles classics,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Expanded Reissue of Gregg Allman’s 1973 Debut ‘Laid Back’ Coming in August
July 12, 2019
Expanded Reissue of Gregg Allman’s 1973 Debut ‘Laid Back’ Coming in August

Gregg Allman released his debut solo album, Laid Back, in March 1973. The result of a creative burst outside the realm of the Allman Brothers Band and its in-fighting, the...

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 | John Mayer Played Jerry Garcia’s Wolf Guitar with Dead and Company and it Was a Special Moment
June 25, 2019
John Mayer Played Jerry Garcia’s Wolf Guitar with Dead and Company and it Was a Special Moment

On Sunday, Dead and Company played Citi Field in Queens, New York. If you know one thing about Dead and Company, the project exists in large part to celebrate the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello and the Imposters Announce ‘Just Trust’ Tour for the Fall
June 25, 2019
Elvis Costello and the Imposters Announce ‘Just Trust’ Tour for the Fall

Elvis Costello is currently preparing for a summer run with Blondie, but the iconic singer/songwriter is already looking ahead to his next tour with the Imposters. This fall, Costello and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Raconteurs Kick Up the Dust Again with New LP ‘Help Us Stranger’ (Listen)
June 24, 2019
The Raconteurs Kick Up the Dust Again with New LP ‘Help Us Stranger’ (Listen)

Jack White and his pals have some more noise up their sleeves — and last Friday, June 21, the Raconteurs unleashed Help Us Stranger, a new studio album and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Freddie Mercury’s Powerful Vocals Shin on a Previously Unheard Track ‘Time Waits For No One’
June 20, 2019
Hear Freddie Mercury’s Powerful Vocals Shin on a Previously Unheard Track ‘Time Waits For No One’

Here’s a treat. In 1986, Freddie Mercury recorded a song titled “Time Waits For No One” as part of the soundtrack/concept album inspired by Time, the musical put together by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘This Is The Town: A Tribute to Nilsson (Volume 2)’ LP Coming 6/21  ft. Cheap Trick, Martha Wainwright and More
June 13, 2019
‘This Is The Town: A Tribute to Nilsson (Volume 2)’ LP Coming 6/21 ft. Cheap Trick, Martha Wainwright and More

On June 21, a compilation paying tribute to the musical contributions of the late Harry Nilsson will be released. This Is The Town: A Tribute to Nilsson (Volume 2) (pre-order...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Vibrant New Video for ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’ from Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton
June 13, 2019
Watch the Vibrant New Video for ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’ from Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton

The (excellent) new Elton John biopic Rocketman features a soundtrack heavy on classic songs from the Sir Elton and Bernie Taupin songbook — as well as a new composition, the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Raconteurs’ Riffy and Rhythmic New Song ‘Bored and Razed’
June 11, 2019
Hear the Raconteurs’ Riffy and Rhythmic New Song ‘Bored and Razed’

On June 21, Jack White and his colleagues in the Raconteurs will return with Help Us Stranger, their first new record in six years. Pre-order a copy now at this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weird’ But True: James Holzhauer Lost On ‘Jeopardy!’ Just in Time for the 35th Anniversary of ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘I Lost On Jeopardy’
June 5, 2019
‘Weird’ But True: James Holzhauer Lost On ‘Jeopardy!’ Just in Time for the 35th Anniversary of ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘I Lost On Jeopardy’

This one’s too “weird” for words, but here goes. On Monday night, James Holzhauer’s marathon run as a Jeopardy! contestant came to an end. He’d won 32 games and netted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rocketman’ is Off to a Solid Start at the Box Office — but Will it Reach The Heights of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’?
June 3, 2019
‘Rocketman’ is Off to a Solid Start at the Box Office — but Will it Reach The Heights of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’?

The anticipated new Elton John biopic Rocketman just completed its first weekend in theaters across the United States, and it did well. The film netted a reported $25 million in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Review: ‘Rocketman’ Blasts Off: A Must-See for Elton John Fans with Ingenious Fantasy Sequences and a Riveting Story
May 28, 2019
Review: ‘Rocketman’ Blasts Off: A Must-See for Elton John Fans with Ingenious Fantasy Sequences and a Riveting Story

Dexter Fletcher’s Rocketman opens with a shot of a costumed Elton John (Taron Egerton) walking down a corridor. Whether intentionally or not, the scene suggests the start of Bohemian Rhapsody,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Rocketman (Music From the Motion Picture),’ Featuring Elton John and Taron Egerton
May 24, 2019
Stream ‘Rocketman (Music From the Motion Picture),’ Featuring Elton John and Taron Egerton

Next Friday, May 31, Rocketman will take off in theaters as the iconic story of Sir Elton John is brought to the big screen — and today, its accompanying soundtrack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton: Stream ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’
May 16, 2019
New from Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton: Stream ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’

Elton John and Taron Egerton recorded a song together for Rocketman, the anticipated new Sir Elton biopic hitting theaters on May 31 — and that song was premiered on Thursday. “(I’m...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greta Van Fleet Announce North American ‘March of the Peaceful Army’ Tour
May 13, 2019
Greta Van Fleet Announce North American ‘March of the Peaceful Army’ Tour

Young rock and roll band Greta Van Fleet will continue its precipitous rise among the ranks of the music business with a big fall tour detailed on Monday. The three-week...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Uriah Heep: Still ‘Living the Dream’ as the ‘Beach Boys of Heavy Metal,’ Touring with Judas Priest (Mick Box Q&A)
May 9, 2019
Uriah Heep: Still ‘Living the Dream’ as the ‘Beach Boys of Heavy Metal,’ Touring with Judas Priest (Mick Box Q&A)

In 2019,  Uriah Heep is celebrating a major milestone, their 50th year as a band. Through innumerable personnel changes, Uriah Heep have managed to thrive, both as force in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Stream the Funky ‘Black Star Dancing,’ New EP Out 6/14
May 2, 2019
New Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Stream the Funky ‘Black Star Dancing,’ New EP Out 6/14

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds returned on Thursday with a new song — and “Black Star Dancing” will definitely get your toe tapping, its funkified rhythm and disco beat a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Get an Extended Look at Taron Egerton Singing ‘Rocket Man’ in a Video Clip from the New Elton John Biopic
May 2, 2019
Get an Extended Look at Taron Egerton Singing ‘Rocket Man’ in a Video Clip from the New Elton John Biopic

Much of the anticipation surrounding Rocketman, the upcoming biopic celebrating the life and legacy of Sir Elton John was heightened by the runaway success of 2018’s Queen and Freddie Mercury...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Watch a Video for the Jammed-Out ‘Chauffer’s Daughter,’ from the New LP ‘Servants of the Sun’
April 24, 2019
New Chris Robinson Brotherhood: Watch a Video for the Jammed-Out ‘Chauffer’s Daughter,’ from the New LP ‘Servants of the Sun’

On June 14, Chris Robinson Brotherhood will release Servants of the Sun, a new record that was previewed recently with a groovy track called “Comin’ Round the Mountain.” Here’s another...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Florence + the Machine’s ‘Jenny of Oldstones,’ as Featured in the Latest ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode
April 22, 2019
Hear Florence + the Machine’s ‘Jenny of Oldstones,’ as Featured in the Latest ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode

On Sunday night, as fans gathered around their TVs/streaming devices to watch the latest episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones, the familiar voice of Florence + the Machine popped up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Raconteurs Announce World Tour, Their First in a Long Time
April 8, 2019
The Raconteurs Announce World Tour, Their First in a Long Time

As expected, Jack White and his colleagues in the Raconteurs unveiled plans for significant touring for much of 2019, in support of their anticipated new album, Help Me Stranger, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Grandson Packs the Roxy, Igniting a Sold-Crowd on the ‘No Apologies’ Tour
April 3, 2019
Recap: Grandson Packs the Roxy, Igniting a Sold-Crowd on the ‘No Apologies’ Tour

There’s a certain experiential element to a Grandson gig. On Tuesday night, the No Apologies tour rolled into Hollywood, and he (otherwise known as Jordan Benjamin) and his band entertained...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Raconteurs: ‘Help Us Stranger,’ First New Album in 11 Years, Out 6/21
April 2, 2019
The Raconteurs: ‘Help Us Stranger,’ First New Album in 11 Years, Out 6/21

A few months back when Jack White and his band the Raconteurs premiered two new singles, it was exciting — after all, the most recent album from the ensemble was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Comin’ Round the Mountain,’ from Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s New Album ‘Servants of the Sun’ Out 6/14
March 26, 2019
Hear ‘Comin’ Round the Mountain,’ from Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s New Album ‘Servants of the Sun’ Out 6/14

On June 14, Chris Robinson Brotherhood will release Servants of the Sun, the blues/rock ensemble’s six full-length album since its formation in 2011. Along with that news, the band premiered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jenny Lewis Releases Vibrant New Album ‘On the Line’ — Listen (New Music Friday)
March 22, 2019
Jenny Lewis Releases Vibrant New Album ‘On the Line’ — Listen (New Music Friday)

On Friday, indie rock singer/songwriter Jenny Lewis released On the Line, her anticipated new album that serves as the former Rilo Kiley singer’s fourth solo record and the follow-up to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Graham Nash to Play ‘Songs for Beginners’ and ‘Wild Tales’ Albums in Full on Select Dates of Fall 2019 Tour
March 15, 2019
Graham Nash to Play ‘Songs for Beginners’ and ‘Wild Tales’ Albums in Full on Select Dates of Fall 2019 Tour

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Graham Nash announced a special tour for Fall 2019 that will find him and his band celebrating two of his most cherished solo albums each night. 1971’s Songs...

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 | Jenny Lewis Premieres ‘Wasted Youth,’ Another Song from Her New LP ‘On the Line’ Out 3/22
March 15, 2019
Jenny Lewis Premieres ‘Wasted Youth,’ Another Song from Her New LP ‘On the Line’ Out 3/22

Acclaimed indie/rock singer/songwriter Jenny Lewis is preparing to release her new studio album, On the Line, which will be out next Friday, March 22. Today, Lewis previewed the record with...

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 | David Byrne, Trent Reznor, Harry Styles Among Those to Present Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions
March 13, 2019
David Byrne, Trent Reznor, Harry Styles Among Those to Present Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions

The 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class will be inducted on March 29 in a lavish ceremony at the Barclays Center in New York. It’ll be a great...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Might a ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel Already Be in the Works?
March 12, 2019
Might a ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel Already Be in the Works?

We don’t have to remind you how phenomenally successful the recent Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has been since its release back in November. The film received mostly positive critical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judah & the Lion Detail ‘Pep Talks’ Tour, with New Album Coming 5/3
March 8, 2019
Judah & the Lion Detail ‘Pep Talks’ Tour, with New Album Coming 5/3

2019 is going to to be a productive, gig-heavy year for Judah & The Lion, as the band announced their Pep Talks Worldwide Tour and other performances earlier this week....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Royalty
March 5, 2019
Top 11 Songs About Royalty

“You know, I do speak the Queens’ English. It’s just the wrong Queens, that’s all. It’s over the 59th Street Bridge. It’s not over the Atlantic Ocean.” – Cyndi Lauper...

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 | Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)
January 14, 2019
Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)

Todd Rundgren (Photo: Jean Lannen) Todd Rundgren’s long awaited autobiography The Individualist bears a title apt for a musical iconoclast who has steered his 50 year career with stubborn independence and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2019: Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande, Tame Impala Headlining (Lineup/Details)
January 2, 2019
Coachella 2019: Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande, Tame Impala Headlining (Lineup/Details)

Break out your warm-weather clothes and start budgeting, as the official Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival lineup for 2019 was announced on Wednesday. Headlining each weekend of the fest...

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 | ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Announces Huge Symphonic ‘Strings Attached’ Tour for 2019
November 12, 2018
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Announces Huge Symphonic ‘Strings Attached’ Tour for 2019

This past spring, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic and his impeccable (and underrated) backing band went out on the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, a trek across North America catering to only the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)
November 9, 2018
A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)

Hollywood has had a long love affair with pop stars. Considering their often outrageous personas, lifestyles, talent and high profiles, pop music figures are naturals for movie biographies about them,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bassist Darryl Jones on Touring Life with the Rolling Stones and Playing with Miles Davis
October 11, 2018
Bassist Darryl Jones on Touring Life with the Rolling Stones and Playing with Miles Davis

It is 10:30 on a Tuesday morning, a morning which can best be described as a “proper” English morning.  You must go to England to really experience a proper English...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Learning Important Lessons with the Band Heart
September 11, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Learning Important Lessons with the Band Heart

Behind the Curtain: Learning Important Lessons with the band Heart Down through history, some unbelievably outrageous things have been said … were likely to have been said … maybe were...

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 | Elliot Easton on the Cars in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Their Classic Debut Album and More
April 11, 2018
Elliot Easton on the Cars in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Their Classic Debut Album and More

Passed over for years, The Cars are finally being inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. And it’s about time. Coming off like art-rock Beatles fronted by Buddy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Moms for Mother’s Day
May 9, 2017
Top 11 Songs About Moms for Mother’s Day

Just in time for Mother’s Day, here are some of the most crucial songs about moms ever laid to tape …  A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically...

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 | Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Janis Joplin’
February 28, 2017
Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Janis Joplin’

Janis Joplin was called “the greatest white urban blues and soul singer of her generation” by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which inducted her in 1995. Joplin’s powerful,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mellencamp's 'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies' Album, Tour Coming in 2017
February 20, 2017
John Mellencamp's 'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies' Album, Tour Coming in 2017

John Mellencamp has announced plans for a rather busy year ahead. On April 21, he’ll release his 23rd full-length studio album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies, via Republic Records. Mellencamp also detailed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Announce Additional 2017 Tour Dates
February 7, 2017
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Announce Additional 2017 Tour Dates

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers recently announced a big tour in commemoration of their 40th anniversary, a trek that will carry them throughout most of North America for much of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian May Cancels 2016 Touring Schedule Citing 'Persistent Illness', Promises to Return
October 24, 2016
Brian May Cancels 2016 Touring Schedule Citing 'Persistent Illness', Promises to Return

Legendary Queen guitarist Brian May revealed a bit of a personal update over the weekend: he’s been forced to cancel his remaining scheduled 2016 performances in order to deal with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Played a Surprise Gig at the 300-Capacity Pappy & Harriet's as a Desert Trip Warm-Up (Video)
October 14, 2016
Paul McCartney Played a Surprise Gig at the 300-Capacity Pappy & Harriet's as a Desert Trip Warm-Up (Video)

Special, surprise gigs are fun — and they’re even better when they feature former Beatles. Sir Paul McCartney decided to play Pappy & Harriet’s, a tiny, Western-themed bar in Pioneertown,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: The Lemon Twigs
October 4, 2016
Turn Me On: The Lemon Twigs

  As I sit here listening to and writing about this intriguing new band from Long Island, New York, The Lemon Twigs, I’m not really sure how to describe what...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Third Eye Blind to Release 'We Are Drugs' EP 10/7, Premiere 'Company of Strangers'
September 8, 2016
Third Eye Blind to Release 'We Are Drugs' EP 10/7, Premiere 'Company of Strangers'

We’re quite far removed from Third Eye Blind being a barely active musical unit, as they’ve come back in a big way in the past couple of years. Their resurgence...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Author David Cay Johnston: The Real Story About Donald Trump (Interview)
September 8, 2016
Author David Cay Johnston: The Real Story About Donald Trump (Interview)

Amidst the sound and fury of the 2016 presidential campaign, much has been said by and about Donald Trump. But in his new book The Making of Donald Trump, David...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dual Q&A: Ambrosia's Burleigh Drummond and Player's Peter Beckett
September 8, 2016
Dual Q&A: Ambrosia's Burleigh Drummond and Player's Peter Beckett

The term “Yacht Rock” was created by music critics to describe the smooth commercial and in their words, slightly cheesy sound of a litany of successful late ‘70s pop/rock acts....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phil Collins Preps 'Not Dead Yet' Memoir, Performs 'In the Air Tonight' at the US Open
August 30, 2016
Phil Collins Preps 'Not Dead Yet' Memoir, Performs 'In the Air Tonight' at the US Open

On Monday night, Phil Collins showed up at the US Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, New York to perform his classic hit, In the Air Tonight. It was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Guns N' Roses Bring 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour to Dodger Stadium with Marathon Gig
August 19, 2016
Recap: Guns N' Roses Bring 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour to Dodger Stadium with Marathon Gig

Flash back roughly 10 years. Axl Rose was still putting the finishing touches on Chinese Democracy, his infamous in-the-works Guns N’ Roses album that finally saw the light of day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | George Harrison Estate Miffed at Hearing 'Here Comes the Sun' at Republican National Convention
July 22, 2016
George Harrison Estate Miffed at Hearing 'Here Comes the Sun' at Republican National Convention

Whenever a popular song is played over the speakers at a political event, it lends itself to the possibility of the artist speaking out against said use – which is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Beck: The Interview
July 8, 2016
Jeff Beck: The Interview

“I guess it’s my sense of inquisitiveness and maybe boredom, a mixture of the two. I always look for tomorrow in today. Whoever’s involved with my music at the time,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N' Roses Kick Off 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour at Detroit's Ford Field (Video/Setlist)
June 24, 2016
Guns N' Roses Kick Off 'Not In This Lifetime' Tour at Detroit's Ford Field (Video/Setlist)

For more than two and a half hours, Guns N’ Roses delighted a packed house at Detroit’s Ford Field on Thursday night in the official launch of GnR’s Not In...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eric Idle and John Cleese Map Out 'Together Again At Last…For the Very First Time' North American Tour
June 15, 2016
Eric Idle and John Cleese Map Out 'Together Again At Last…For the Very First Time' North American Tour

Fans of Monty Python won’t want to miss this one. Later this year, Eric Idle and John Cleese – principal members of the legendary British comedy troupe – will head...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Teenagers
June 7, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” – Larry Lujack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Teenagers
June 7, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” – Larry Lujack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: RockGodz Hall of Fame
June 7, 2016
Behind the Curtain: RockGodz Hall of Fame

I have always been awed, mesmerized and fascinated by the people who make music. Their ability to touch fans and to bring joy and sadness, communicate emotions and thoughts and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Stuttering Songs
August 5, 2014
Top 11 Stuttering Songs

Rockers have long used stuttering as a musical device to express nervousness or frustration. And sometimes the effect just helps the lyrics fit the music. They’re all here in our...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian May and Kerry Ellis – The Interview
May 6, 2014
Brian May and Kerry Ellis – The Interview

It’s a long way from imitation to innovation. Let’s face it, as a guitar player it’s much easier to copy someone’s licks or solos; that’s all about possessing the proper...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Music With Your Eyes: A Chat with Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn
July 12, 2013
Music With Your Eyes: A Chat with Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn

In August of 1981, a new revolution took over the airwaves: music cable channel MTV.Music television? Ridiculed and pilloried by the press and rampant naysayers, MTV seemed doomed to fail...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roll Up for the Mystery Tour: A Visit to Lesser-Known North American Beatles Landmarks
May 12, 2013
Roll Up for the Mystery Tour: A Visit to Lesser-Known North American Beatles Landmarks

There are many well-known Beatles landmarks scattered across North America. Many of them are well known, from the Hollywood Bowl, to the Ed Sullivan Theater to the Dakota Apartments. But...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Heart of Ann Wilson
April 2, 2013
The Heart of Ann Wilson

With their chugging rhythms and soaring harmonies, Ann and Nancy Wilson’s band Heart topped ’70s and ’80s charts with hits like Barracuda, Magic Man, Crazy On You, Alone, These Dreams, and What About Love, selling...

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 | Guitarist Steve Howe of Yes (Interview)
March 4, 2013
Guitarist Steve Howe of Yes (Interview)

Steve Howe, a 40-year rock veteran chats with Rock Cellar Magazine about the evolution of Yes, life on the road as a vegetarian, and the rising interest of albums in the singles-driven digital age.

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 | Songs About Lies and Liars (Dedicated to Lance Armstrong)
January 16, 2013
Songs About Lies and Liars (Dedicated to Lance Armstrong)

A list of some of our favorite songs with "lie" "lies" and "lying" in their titles.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Vanity Fair’s “Best Sitcoms” is a Stupid Flawed Poll
December 4, 2012
Vanity Fair’s “Best Sitcoms” is a Stupid Flawed Poll

Well, since we knew you were all holding your collective breaths on this one, the results are in:  Seinfeld is the greatest sitcom of all time, followed closely by… The Honeymooners?...

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 | "Beatles Stories" Movie:  Interview with Director Seth Swirsky
November 2, 2012
"Beatles Stories" Movie: Interview with Director Seth Swirsky

Beatles Stories, A Fab Four Fan’s Ultimate Road Trip is a Studs Terkel-like oral history told by famous musicians, recording industry technicians and fans who encountered the lads from Liverpool...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Page is Reportedly Remastering Every Led Zeppelin Album (UPDATED)
October 29, 2012
Jimmy Page is Reportedly Remastering Every Led Zeppelin Album (UPDATED)

According to Peter Mensch, Jimmy Page’s manager, the Led Zeppelin guitarist is apparently hard at work at remastering the band’s entire catalog. According to Blabbermouth, tentative plans are to release...

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 | "Mustang Sally" at 45  (Interview) – Sir Mack Rice and Spooner Oldham Tell The Story
October 1, 2012
"Mustang Sally" at 45 (Interview) – Sir Mack Rice and Spooner Oldham Tell The Story

Bruce Springsteen surprised fans in 2010 when he joined local band Timepiece at a Farmingdale, New Jersey club for a rousing rendition of Wilson Pickett’s Mustang Sally. Not that Bruce...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Football
October 1, 2012
Top 11 Songs About Football

Yes it’s that time of year again.  The beer.  The hot and greasy wings.  The hot and greasy tailgating.  And, oh yes, that little bit of pigskin insanity called football....

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 | Wrestler Chris Jericho Kicks Ass With Fozzy – WWE Will Have to Wait
August 16, 2012
Wrestler Chris Jericho Kicks Ass With Fozzy – WWE Will Have to Wait

Wrestler-turned-metal-singer Chris Jericho, on 10-minute songs, touring, and getting respect from the metal community.

Rock Cellar Magazine | August Album Reviews
August 11, 2012
August Album Reviews

Alanis Morissette Slightly Stoopid The Darkness Toadies Susanna Hoffs Dispatch Steve Vai Alanis Morissette Havoc and Bright Lights With her new album Havoc and Bright Lights, Alanis Morissette re-affirms herself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | July Album Reviews
July 11, 2012
July Album Reviews

Everclear Frank Ocean Joe Walsh Matisyahu Soul Asylum Neil Young Everclear Invisible Stars Invisible Stars, the new album from Everclear, is better than it ought to be. Yes, Art Alexakis...

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 | Paul Rodgers is “The Voice”
May 16, 2012
Paul Rodgers is “The Voice”

As the old proverb goes: “You may know a man by the company he keeps.” Though his name is synonymous with Bad Company, Paul Rodgers, a consummate songwriter and performer,...

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 | May Album Reviews
May 11, 2012
May Album Reviews

John Mayer Chimes of Freedom Silversun Pickups The Dandy Warhols Jack White Garbage Norah Jones Jay Farrar/Will Johnson/Anders Parker/Yim Yames John Mayer – Born and Raised In The Age of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | James Cromwell: Actor's Actor and Anti-Capitalist Activist
April 16, 2012
James Cromwell: Actor's Actor and Anti-Capitalist Activist

Actor James Cromwell is having a banner year: He played the chauffeur in The Artist, the Academy Award for Best Picture, and is now portraying the slave driver Pozzo in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | March Album Reviews
March 11, 2012
March Album Reviews

Bruce Springsteen Michael Brunnock Sinéad O’Connor Pink Floyd Mars Volta Andrew Bird The Cranberries Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball Bruce Springsteen’s 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball, is another solid entry into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Two Foo Fighters Play a Pizza Joint in Southern California (VIDEOS)
February 27, 2012
Watch Two Foo Fighters Play a Pizza Joint in Southern California (VIDEOS)

On Saturday night, Taylor Hawkins (drums) and Chris Shiflett (guitar) of the Foo Fighters played a fun set of cover songs at Rock & Roll Pizza at the Rack in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sinéad O'Connor Burns Up the El Rey – Concert Review
February 24, 2012
Sinéad O'Connor Burns Up the El Rey – Concert Review

SINÉAD O’CONNOR at the El Rey Theatre – February 21, 2012 There’s a certain type of performer with a spark or fire that commands a room even in their silence....

Rock Cellar Magazine | February Album Reviews
February 16, 2012
February Album Reviews

  Paul McCartney – Kisses on the Bottom Kick off your shoes, pour a glass of wine or tea, light a fire. If allowed, the light, romantic mood of Kisses...

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 | Les Friction – “Torture” – A Potential Star Band Arises Out Of E.S. Posthumus
November 18, 2011
Les Friction – “Torture” – A Potential Star Band Arises Out Of E.S. Posthumus

Once in awhile, the sheer power of a musical project blows you away. It’s become somewhat of a rare occurrence given today’s mainstream music scene, but if you dig deep...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Vincent Price and The Vincentennial!
October 26, 2011
Vincent Price and The Vincentennial!

Vincent Price, in that unmistakable velvety tone, once said: “A man who limits his interests, limits his life.” This year marks (what would have been) Vincent Price’s 100th birthday, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Visual Art of 8 More Famous Musicians – Part 2
October 4, 2011
The Visual Art of 8 More Famous Musicians – Part 2

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 | Ayn Rand: Like a Zombie, She's Back!
September 2, 2011
Ayn Rand: Like a Zombie, She's Back!

She’s back! Like a laissez faire zombie, 29 years after her death philosopher/ novelist Ayn Rand has risen from the grave. A movie adaptation of Rand’s 1957 tome Atlas Shrugged...