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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 | I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)
January 8, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)

Rick Wakeman cemented his reputation as one of the godfathers of progressive rock after joining Yes in 1971. The keyboardist’s first album with the band, Fragile, included two staples of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Rendition of ‘Stand By Me’ Benefiting the U.K. Charity Help Musicians (ft. Peter Frampton, Rosanne Cash, John Oates, Paul Rodgers, Rick Wakeman & More)
October 13, 2020
Watch a Rendition of ‘Stand By Me’ Benefiting the U.K. Charity Help Musicians (ft. Peter Frampton, Rosanne Cash, John Oates, Paul Rodgers, Rick Wakeman & More)

Peter Frampton, Rosanne Cash, Paul Rodgers, Rick Wakeman and a host of other music legends recently contributed to a new all-star charity rendition of the Ben E. King classic “Stand...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Go Explore the Galaxy with Rick Wakeman and His New Album ‘The Red Planet’
August 28, 2020
Out Now: Go Explore the Galaxy with Rick Wakeman and His New Album ‘The Red Planet’

As its title would suggest, The Red Planet finds prog-rock keyboard wizard Rick Wakeman setting his sights on space exploration — at least through the lens of musical experimentation. A...

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 | New from Keyboard Wizard Rick Wakeman: Take a Trip to Deep Space with ‘Ascraeus Mons,’ from Wakeman’s New Mars-Inspired Album ‘The Red Planet’ (Out 8/28)
July 28, 2020
New from Keyboard Wizard Rick Wakeman: Take a Trip to Deep Space with ‘Ascraeus Mons,’ from Wakeman’s New Mars-Inspired Album ‘The Red Planet’ (Out 8/28)

Rick Wakeman returned this week with some new music, and it’s safe to say the keyboard legend known for his work with Yes still has grandiose musical inclinations. “Ascraeus Mons”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Wakeman: On ‘Piano Portraits,’ David Bowie, Yes in the Rock Hall of Fame and More (Q&A)
January 12, 2017
Rick Wakeman: On ‘Piano Portraits,’ David Bowie, Yes in the Rock Hall of Fame and More (Q&A)

At age five, Rick Wakeman began taking piano lessons — talk about musical lessons that truly paid off decades later! First coming to prominence as a member of Strawbs, Wakeman...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Wakeman: New 'Piano Portraits' Album Due 1/13; Stream His Cover of the Beatles' 'Help!'
December 5, 2016
Rick Wakeman: New 'Piano Portraits' Album Due 1/13; Stream His Cover of the Beatles' 'Help!'

Legendary keyboardist Rick Wakeman will release a new album titled Piano Portraits on January 13. Wakeman, known for his many years in prog-rock masterminds Yes and as a prolific session musician/songwriter,...

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

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘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 | Geoff Downes of Asia Q&A: on ‘The Reunion Albums 2007-2012’ Box Set, Weezer, Pink Floyd & “Heat of the Moment”
June 25, 2021
Geoff Downes of Asia Q&A: on ‘The Reunion Albums 2007-2012’ Box Set, Weezer, Pink Floyd & “Heat of the Moment”

With a lineup comprising singer/bassist John Wetton (King Crimson, Roxy Music), guitarist Steve Howe (Yes), drummer Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake & Palmer) and keyboardist Geoff Downes (Yes, Buggles), Asia was...

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 | ‘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 | January 2021 Issue
January 14, 2021
January 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our January 2021 features. Mick Fleetwood: On Honoring Peter Green & the Magic of Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days (The Interview) The Story of ‘Rock...

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 | Preview the New Solo LP from Jon Anderson, Formerly of Yes, with A Pair of Music Videos
March 28, 2019
Preview the New Solo LP from Jon Anderson, Formerly of Yes, with A Pair of Music Videos

On March 31, Jon Anderson will release 1,000 Hands, an anticipated and long-in-the-works solo album from the longtime vocalist of the prog-rock ensemble Yes. Anderson previewed the record recently with...

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 | Rest in Peace, Greg Lake: 1947-2016
December 8, 2016
Rest in Peace, Greg Lake: 1947-2016

Greg Lake, English songwriter, producer and bassist known for his work in both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, has died at the age of 69. His manager Stewart...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Jon Anderson Unearths Garage Stash for ‘1000 Hands: Chapter One’ (& Dreams of Yes Reunion)
February 11, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Jon Anderson Unearths Garage Stash for ‘1000 Hands: Chapter One’ (& Dreams of Yes Reunion)

As a founding member of Yes, Jon Anderson co-wrote many of the prog rock group’s classic songs, including “Owner Of A Lonely Heart,” “Roundabout,” “Your Move,” and “I’ve Seen All...

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.