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Rock Cellar Magazine | The Band’s Robbie Robertson on Ronnie Hawkins’ Passing: “He Was Our Mentor. He Taught Us the Rules of the Road”
May 31, 2022
The Band’s Robbie Robertson on Ronnie Hawkins’ Passing: “He Was Our Mentor. He Taught Us the Rules of the Road”

Rockabilly icon Ronnie Hawkins died on Sunday at the age of 87 after a “long illness,” the musician’s wife, Wanda, confirmed to the Canadian press in a statement. “He went...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson Explains Why ‘The Weight’ Feels Like ‘Good Medicine’ in the Age of Coronavirus
March 30, 2020
Robbie Robertson Explains Why ‘The Weight’ Feels Like ‘Good Medicine’ in the Age of Coronavirus

Back in September, a star-studded cover of “The Weight,” the iconic song made famous by the Band decades, ago, was released as part of the Playing for Change campaign, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview)
March 12, 2020
Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview)

It’s 2020, and rock and roll icon Robbie Robertson is busier than ever. A new solo album, Sinematic, acclaimed work on the Martin Scorcese’s mobster film The Irishman and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson Premieres New Video for ‘Once Were Brothers,’ Directed by Kevin Kerslake (Watch)
February 5, 2020
Robbie Robertson Premieres New Video for ‘Once Were Brothers,’ Directed by Kevin Kerslake (Watch)

It’s been more than two decades since Robbie Robertson released an official music video, but on Wednesday the legendary songwriter/guitarist known for his work with the Band premiered a clip...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson Premieres Quirky New Christmas Song ‘Happy Holidays’ — Listen
November 25, 2019
Robbie Robertson Premieres Quirky New Christmas Song ‘Happy Holidays’ — Listen

The holiday season is a time for festive songs about the joy of the season, but it’s also a prime opportunity for some tongue-in-cheek approaches to the “holiday song.” Robbie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream Robbie Robertson’s New Film-Inspired Solo Record, ‘Sinematic,’ ft. Van Morrison and Glen Hansard
September 20, 2019
Stream Robbie Robertson’s New Film-Inspired Solo Record, ‘Sinematic,’ ft. Van Morrison and Glen Hansard

Inspired by “his decades of film work and a fascination with human nature’s darker corridors,” legendary guitarist/songwriter Robbie Robertson of the Band has released a new record today. Sinematic draws...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Playing for Change: Watch Robbie Robertson, Ringo Starr and Musicians Around the World Team Up to Play ‘The Weight’
September 18, 2019
Playing for Change: Watch Robbie Robertson, Ringo Starr and Musicians Around the World Team Up to Play ‘The Weight’

The Playing For Change initiative is designed to showcase the power of music to unite people of all backgrounds, origins and countries — in this case, literally. On Wednesday, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to Robbie Robertson’s Autobiographical New Song ‘Dead End Kid,’ Featuring Glen Hansard
September 13, 2019
Listen to Robbie Robertson’s Autobiographical New Song ‘Dead End Kid,’ Featuring Glen Hansard

Robbie Robertson, revered guitarist/songwriter known for his work with the Band, has premiered another song off his upcoming solo record, Sinematic, which will be released next week, Sept. 20. Titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson Premieres New John Lennon-Inspired Song ‘Let Love Reign,’ a Collaboration with Glen Hansard (Listen)
August 16, 2019
Robbie Robertson Premieres New John Lennon-Inspired Song ‘Let Love Reign,’ a Collaboration with Glen Hansard (Listen)

Robbie Robertson, known for his legacy of music with the Band and as a prolific solo artist, will release a new record on September 20 with a collection of film-inspired...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson (The Band) Announces Film-Inspired ‘Sinematic’ Album — Listen to ‘I Hear You Paint Houses,’ ft. Van Morrison
July 25, 2019
Robbie Robertson (The Band) Announces Film-Inspired ‘Sinematic’ Album — Listen to ‘I Hear You Paint Houses,’ ft. Van Morrison

On September 20, legendary guitarist/songwriter/composer/author/jack-of-all-trades Robbie Robertson will release Sinematic, a new solo album inspired by “his decades of film work and a fascination with human nature’s darker corridors,” as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson’s ‘Testimony’ — The Interview
February 10, 2017
Robbie Robertson’s ‘Testimony’ — The Interview

They’re songs that sound like they’ve been around forever, timeless musical screeds drawing from a deep well of country, R&B, folk, gospel, roots rock, Dixieland jazz, and Tin Pan Alley....

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win an AUTOGRAPHED Copy of Robbie Robertson's New Memoir, 'Testimony'
February 9, 2017
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win an AUTOGRAPHED Copy of Robbie Robertson's New Memoir, 'Testimony'

As primary songwriter and lead guitarist of The Band, Robbie Robertson has carved an indelible and irreplaceable spot for himself in music history. He compiled some of his recollections, stories...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Last Waltz’ 2022 Tour: Warren Haynes, Don Was, Jamey Johnson, More Leading Tribute Tour
September 12, 2022
‘The Last Waltz’ 2022 Tour: Warren Haynes, Don Was, Jamey Johnson, More Leading Tribute Tour

Beginning with a two-night stand at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York, an all-star array of talent will join forces for The Last Waltz Tour, a musical celebration...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Weight Band (ft. Former Members of The Band and The Levon Helm Band) Releasing ‘Shines Like Gold’ LP 4/1
March 31, 2022
The Weight Band (ft. Former Members of The Band and The Levon Helm Band) Releasing ‘Shines Like Gold’ LP 4/1

The Weight Band, an ensemble featuring former members of The Band and The Levon Helm Band, will release a new record titled Shines Like Gold on Friday, April 1. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #PlayingForChange: Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones Recreates “When the Levee Breaks” with Global Ensemble
February 21, 2022
#PlayingForChange: Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones Recreates “When the Levee Breaks” with Global Ensemble

An ensemble of 17 musicians from various countries around the world recently joined forces with Led Zeppelin bassist/multi-instrumentalist John Paul Jones for a special recording of “When The Levee Breaks,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Band ‘Cahoots’ 50th Anniversary Edition ft. Bonus Material, Alternate Takes and More (Listen)
December 10, 2021
Out Now: The Band ‘Cahoots’ 50th Anniversary Edition ft. Bonus Material, Alternate Takes and More (Listen)

Originally released in 1971 as fourth studio album from The Band in four years, Cahoots came with anticipation — and Today, Dec. 10, the album has been revisited to commemorate its 50th anniversary....

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Band: ‘Cahoots’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/10; Stream “Life As a Carnival (2021 Mix)”
October 22, 2021
The Band: ‘Cahoots’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/10; Stream “Life As a Carnival (2021 Mix)”

Originally released in 1971 as fourth studio album from The Band in four years, Cahoots came with anticipation — and on Dec. 10 the album will be revisited to commemorate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inspirational Guitarist/Composer Jason Becker Hospitalized with Shortness of Breath
April 9, 2021
Inspirational Guitarist/Composer Jason Becker Hospitalized with Shortness of Breath

Jason Becker, the guitarist who has maintained a prolific career despite being dealt a tough hand — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease — is an inspiration...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Fear
February 11, 2021
Top 11 Songs About Fear

“I don’t have a fear of flying; I have a fear of crashing.” — Billy Bob Thornton “I’m Afraid of Americans” by David Bowie “I’m Afraid of Americans” was written...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Band: Stream ‘The Weight’ from Royal Albert Hall 1971, from ‘Stage Fright’ 50th Anniversary Out 2/12
February 5, 2021
The Band: Stream ‘The Weight’ from Royal Albert Hall 1971, from ‘Stage Fright’ 50th Anniversary Out 2/12

Stage Fright, the third studio album from The Band released in 1970, will be revisited by Capitol/UMe on Feb. 12 to commemorate the record’s 50th anniversary. The expanded editions of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Photographer  (@TheBandWasHere on Instagram) Finds the Places Where Music History Was Made (So You Don’t Have To)
December 29, 2020
This Photographer (@TheBandWasHere on Instagram) Finds the Places Where Music History Was Made (So You Don’t Have To)

For the first time since the 1980s, vinyl record sales topped CDs in 2020. Each format has its fans for its audio quality but only vinyl has the large-format front and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Band: 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Stage Fright’ Coming in 2021; Stream ‘The Shape I’m In (2020 Remix)’
December 21, 2020
The Band: 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Stage Fright’ Coming in 2021; Stream ‘The Shape I’m In (2020 Remix)’

Stage Fright, the third studio album from The Band released in 1970, will be revisited by Capitol/UMe on Feb. 12, 2021 to commemorate the record’s 50th anniversary. The record featured...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Inspirational Guitarist/Composer Jason Becker Discusses His Musical Heroes and Journey Along the Way
October 26, 2020
Q&A: Inspirational Guitarist/Composer Jason Becker Discusses His Musical Heroes and Journey Along the Way

Jason Becker, the guitarist who has maintained a prolific career despite being dealt a tough hand — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease — is an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young (Finally) Releases Long-Lost 1970s Album ‘Homegrown’ — Stream it Now
June 17, 2020
Neil Young (Finally) Releases Long-Lost 1970s Album ‘Homegrown’ — Stream it Now

After decades of circulating in unofficial, bootleg format, the album Homegrown has finally been released by Neil Young. The album has an official release date of Friday, June 19, but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the Anticipated Release of Neil Young’s ‘Homegrown’ Album on 6/19 with ‘Vacancy’
June 15, 2020
Preview the Anticipated Release of Neil Young’s ‘Homegrown’ Album on 6/19 with ‘Vacancy’

This Friday, June 19, Neil Young will (finally) release Homegrown, the album the singer/songwriter recorded in 1974-75 but has never yet seen an official release. The album sessions are the...

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 | Neil Young is Finally Releasing His Unreleased Album ‘Homegrown’ on 6/19; Stream ‘Try’
May 15, 2020
Neil Young is Finally Releasing His Unreleased Album ‘Homegrown’ on 6/19; Stream ‘Try’

Homegrown is a rather legendary unreleased album from Neil Young. Recorded in parts across 1974 and ’75, the record has never been officially released (ignoring all the bootlegs, of course)....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview This Saturday’s Dead & Company Stream with a Cover of The Band’s ‘The Weight’ — Streaming 4/18 for COVID-19 Relief
April 16, 2020
Preview This Saturday’s Dead & Company Stream with a Cover of The Band’s ‘The Weight’ — Streaming 4/18 for COVID-19 Relief

This Saturday, Dead & Company will continue their One More Saturday Night live stream series with a gig from Alpine Valley in 2018. The latest edition of the jam band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | March 2020 Issue
March 12, 2020
March 2020 Issue

Click below to enjoy our new March 2020 features: Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview) John Lodge Q&A: The Moody Blues, Rock Cruises...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Band’s 50th Anniversary Edition of the Self-Titled 1969 ‘Brown Album’ — Listen
November 15, 2019
Out Now: The Band’s 50th Anniversary Edition of the Self-Titled 1969 ‘Brown Album’ — Listen

In 1969, The Band released a new album — its second, a self-titled affair that acted as the follow-up to Music from Big Pink, which announced the ensemble‘s arrival the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down’ from the Band’s ‘Brown Album’ 50th Anniversary Set Out Nov. 15
October 18, 2019
Hear ‘The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down’ from the Band’s ‘Brown Album’ 50th Anniversary Set Out Nov. 15

On Nov. 15, the Brown Album — otherwise known as the self-titled second album from the Band, will be reissued to commemorate its 50th anniversary. Featuring remastered tunes and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 50th Anniversary Edition of the Band’s 1969 Self-Titled ‘Brown’ Album Coming in November
September 27, 2019
50th Anniversary Edition of the Band’s 1969 Self-Titled ‘Brown’ Album Coming in November

Sept. 22, 1969 was the date that the Band released its self-titled second record, which would go on to be referred to as The Brown Album, occupying a key space...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lukas Nelson’s Wild Year: Writing Music for ‘A Star is Born,’ Playing with Legends and How ‘Music is Instagram for the Soul’ (Q&A)
August 13, 2019
Lukas Nelson’s Wild Year: Writing Music for ‘A Star is Born,’ Playing with Legends and How ‘Music is Instagram for the Soul’ (Q&A)

Lukas Nelson’s 2018 was the sort of year that most musician’s can only dream of, and 2019 is shaping up to be even better for the front man of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stories of Woodstock 1969 from Musicians and People Who Were There
August 5, 2019
Stories of Woodstock 1969 from Musicians and People Who Were There

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, The three-day event dubbed “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music,” which saw hundreds of thousands of music fans converge on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About the Night
July 12, 2019
Top 11 Songs About the Night

“My wife met me at the door the other night in a sexy negligee. Unfortunately, she was just coming home.” – Rodney Dangerfield “In the Air Tonight” by Phil Collins...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Home Movies to a Snapshot of the Police’s Heyday: Stewart Copeland Discusses ‘Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out’
June 5, 2019
From Home Movies to a Snapshot of the Police’s Heyday: Stewart Copeland Discusses ‘Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out’

Stewart Copeland is always game for an intellectually-stimulating conversation. He’s proved it time and time again over the years, and roughly a year after he was featured on these pages...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Covers of Bob Dylan Songs
April 10, 2019
Top 11 Covers of Bob Dylan Songs

“If I wasn’t Bob Dylan, I’d probably think that Bob Dylan has a lot of answers myself.” — Bob Dylan “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right” by the Wonder Who?...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories
February 12, 2019
Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories

Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories  “If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.” – Woody Allen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daniel Lanois Heads to the Hall of Fame…
March 19, 2012
Daniel Lanois Heads to the Hall of Fame…

In the liner notes to Daniel Lanois’ 2003 album Shine, the musician and producer writes: “What a privilege to be able to make music. And what an honor to have it received...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Ventura: Democracy Rocks
August 12, 2011
Jesse Ventura: Democracy Rocks

Jesse Ventura’s wrestling persona — known as “The Body” — exuded a rock star image with his rippling physique, bleached-blond hair, berets, and his ability to make feathered boas seem...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rambling with Levon: The Band’s Levon Helm & House Concerts – by Steve Wynn
July 1, 2011
Rambling with Levon: The Band’s Levon Helm & House Concerts – by Steve Wynn

I spent last Saturday night at the home of Levon Helm, hanging out with his pals, dining from a generous spread of food and then watching him lead a 12-piece...