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Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray Davies Updates His ‘Collaboration’ with Dave Davies on Their New ‘Project Kinks’
October 4, 2019
Ray Davies Updates His ‘Collaboration’ with Dave Davies on Their New ‘Project Kinks’

Fans have clamored for a musical return of the Kinks for decades, and it appears that one is, indeed coming from the legendary band — as was made clear back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray Davies and His Version of ‘Americana’ – The Interview
May 10, 2017
Ray Davies and His Version of ‘Americana’ – The Interview

One of the most fascinating things about interviewing Ray Davies is how interested the legendary British songwriter and former frontman of The Kinks is in you. He’ll ask where you...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Ray Davies' New Song 'Poetry,' Off His Newly-Announced Solo Album 'Americana'
January 24, 2017
Hear Ray Davies' New Song 'Poetry,' Off His Newly-Announced Solo Album 'Americana'

On April 21, Ray Davies of the Kinks will release a new solo album titled Americana (with the Jayhawks serving as his backing band). Davies made the announcement earlier this week and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray and Dave Davies Have Been Recording New Music for a Kinks Album, According to Ray
July 17, 2019
Ray and Dave Davies Have Been Recording New Music for a Kinks Album, According to Ray

The will-they-or-won’t-they regarding Ray Davies and his brother, Dave Davies, reconnecting after all these years for new music as the Kinks has been going on for a while — but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray & Dave Davies on 50 Years of the Kinks – Reunion or Not, They’re Still Busy (The Interview)
January 9, 2015
Ray & Dave Davies on 50 Years of the Kinks – Reunion or Not, They’re Still Busy (The Interview)

“The thing about The Kinks is that I’m a really big fan,” Ray Davies, the leader of the rock legends and its principal songwriter, told me when I caught up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Living on a Thin Line’: New Memoir from the Kinks’ Dave Davies Coming in 2022
December 15, 2021
‘Living on a Thin Line’: New Memoir from the Kinks’ Dave Davies Coming in 2022

Dave Davies of the Kinks announced 'Living on a Thin Line,' his memoir recounting "the ups and downs of my life in the Kinks and what happened afterwards."

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 | Dave Davies (and Son Russ) Releasing New Album ‘Open Road’ in March; Stream ‘Path is Long’
February 8, 2017
Dave Davies (and Son Russ) Releasing New Album ‘Open Road’ in March; Stream ‘Path is Long’

On March 31, Dave Davies of the Kinks will release a new album titled Open Road. The result of a collaboration between Davies and his son, Russ Davies, Open Road...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I Will Be Me: An Interview with Kinks Guitarist Dave Davies
June 27, 2013
I Will Be Me: An Interview with Kinks Guitarist Dave Davies

Founding Kinks guitarist Dave Davies talks to us about his new solo album, spirituality, and perseverance.

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Kinks: 50th Anniversary Reissues of ‘Muswell Hillbillies / Everybody’s In Show-Biz – Everybody’s A Star’ 9/9
July 27, 2022
The Kinks: 50th Anniversary Reissues of ‘Muswell Hillbillies / Everybody’s In Show-Biz – Everybody’s A Star’ 9/9

On Sept. 9, The Kinks will revisit two classic albums for special 50th anniversary reissues: 1971’s Muswell Hillbillies, the English band‘s 10th album at the time, and the following year’s...

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 | 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 | ‘Chrissie Hynde & Co. Sing Bob Dylan’  Streaming Event from London’s Royal Opera House: 12/26 (Tickets/Details)
December 21, 2021
‘Chrissie Hynde & Co. Sing Bob Dylan’ Streaming Event from London’s Royal Opera House: 12/26 (Tickets/Details)

'Chrissie Hynde & Co. Sing Bob Dylan (and Other Songs)' streaming event set for 12/16 from London's Royal Opera House. Tix available now.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas Songs
December 1, 2021
Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas Songs

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Kinks: ‘The Moneygoround’ One-Man Show Live Stream Set for 1/29 on YouTube
January 21, 2021
The Kinks: ‘The Moneygoround’ One-Man Show Live Stream Set for 1/29 on YouTube

On Jan. 29, The Kinks will share a special, one-time-only live stream event on the classic English band‘s official YouTube channel. Titled The Moneygoround, the one-man-show is a 45-minute play...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: 50th Anniversary Edition of The Kinks’ ‘Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One’ (Listen/Buy)
December 18, 2020
Out Now: 50th Anniversary Edition of The Kinks’ ‘Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One’ (Listen/Buy)

Today, Dec. 18, the Kinks have released a special 50th anniversary edition of Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, the famed band‘s eighth studio album. Ray discussing the cover art...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the Kinks’ ‘Lola Versus Powerman’ 50th Anniversary Set with a 2020 Remaster of ‘Lola’
November 25, 2020
Preview the Kinks’ ‘Lola Versus Powerman’ 50th Anniversary Set with a 2020 Remaster of ‘Lola’

On Dec. 18, the Kinks will release a special 50th anniversary edition of Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, the famed band‘s eighth studio album. Originally released in 1970, Lola features the title track...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview The Kinks ‘Lola Versus Powerman’ 50th Anniversary Reissue with a 2020 Mix of ‘Powerman’
November 13, 2020
Preview The Kinks ‘Lola Versus Powerman’ 50th Anniversary Reissue with a 2020 Mix of ‘Powerman’

On Dec. 18, the Kinks will release a special 50th anniversary edition of Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, the famed band‘s eighth studio album. Originally released in 1970, Lola features the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Kinks: ‘Lola Versus Powerman’ 50th Anniversary Reissue Coming 12/18 (Preview/Pre-Order)
October 14, 2020
The Kinks: ‘Lola Versus Powerman’ 50th Anniversary Reissue Coming 12/18 (Preview/Pre-Order)

On Dec. 18, The Kinks will release a special 50th anniversary reissue of Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, the famed band‘s eighth studio album. Originally released in 1970,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Fire
May 12, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Fire

“I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn’t park anywhere near the place.” – Steven Wright  Honorable Mention: “Play With Fire” by the Rolling Stones “Play With...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Van Zandt Launching ‘The Qoolest Quarantine Qollection,’ Replaying Top Interviews from Little Steven’s Underground Garage
April 2, 2020
Steven Van Zandt Launching ‘The Qoolest Quarantine Qollection,’ Replaying Top Interviews from Little Steven’s Underground Garage

The man they call Little Steven — a.k.a. Steven Van Zandt, renowned musician and member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band — is rolling out a special 12-week batch of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Clark on the Incredible Heights Reached by the Dave Clark Five (Q&A)
February 13, 2020
Dave Clark on the Incredible Heights Reached by the Dave Clark Five (Q&A)

Rivaling the mighty Beatles in popularity in the mid-60s, The Dave Clark Five records exploded like an atom bomb detonating out of the speakers. Songs like “Glad All Over,” “Bits...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Jericho + the Christmas Helves Cover the Kinks’ ‘Father Christmas’ for Juvenile Diabetes Research — Listen
November 25, 2019
Chris Jericho + the Christmas Helves Cover the Kinks’ ‘Father Christmas’ for Juvenile Diabetes Research — Listen

Longtime professional wrestler-turned-rock icon Chris Jericho returned recently with a festive cover of the Kinks‘ holiday classic “Father Christmas” — and for a good cause, too. https://www.instagram.com/p/B444ZVDj1cD/ Billed as Chris...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Telephone Songs
November 14, 2019
Top 11 Telephone Songs

This month, enjoy a curated list of some of the most noteworthy “telephone songs” ever recorded — that is, songs all about the phone and our communal relationship with it!...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders Reinvent the Kinks’ ‘No Return’, Off Her New Covers Album
August 29, 2019
Hear Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders Reinvent the Kinks’ ‘No Return’, Off Her New Covers Album

On Sept. 6, Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders will release Valve Bone Woe, a new collection of cover songs she’s recorded with fresh, jazz-styled influence. One of the songs premiered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 1)
March 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 1)

Prologue: This is unlike any other story I’ve ever written here. Those of you who have followed my travails and triumphs here in our Behind the Curtain column — and...

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 | Top 11 Waiting Songs
October 8, 2015
Top 11 Waiting Songs

“I grew up with six brothers. That’s how I learned to dance — waiting for the bathroom.” — Bob Hope Patience has never been a strong suit of rock fans....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)
June 4, 2013
Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)

An exclusive interview with founding member of the Turtles - on his career and his new book 'Shell Shocked'.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs with Memorable Harmonica Parts
April 11, 2022
Top 11 Songs with Memorable Harmonica Parts

“I play the harmonica. The only way I can play is if I get my car going really fast, and stick it out the window.” —Steven Wright “I Guess That’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Elvis,’ Baz Luhrmann’s New Elvis Presley Biopic in Theaters 6/24 — Starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks
February 17, 2022
Preview ‘Elvis,’ Baz Luhrmann’s New Elvis Presley Biopic in Theaters 6/24 — Starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks

Back in July of 2019, it was confirmed that actor Austin Butler (from Arrow and The Carrie Diaries and Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, among other roles) had...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don Everly of the Everly Brothers Remembered: Legendary Singer Dies at Age 84
August 23, 2021
Don Everly of the Everly Brothers Remembered: Legendary Singer Dies at Age 84

Don Everly, one half of the esteemed and iconic Everly Brothers, passed away recently at the age of 84. News of his death was made public by Everly’s family over...

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...