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Rock Cellar Magazine | Judas Priest Sets Fall North American Fall Tour Dates Around Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
June 21, 2022
Judas Priest Sets Fall North American Fall Tour Dates Around Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

The victory lap that 2022 has been for English heavy metal gods Judas Priest will continue this fall as the band returns to North America for more dates on its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2022 Inductees: Duran Duran, Dolly Parton, Eurythmics, Judas Priest, More
May 4, 2022
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2022 Inductees: Duran Duran, Dolly Parton, Eurythmics, Judas Priest, More

The Inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the year 2022 have been announced, and a video announcement from the Rock Hall was also just launched today....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Raspberries: An Influential Case for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
February 22, 2021
Raspberries: An Influential Case for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Why the Raspberries will ALWAYS matter to me, and why they SHOULD matter to you In early February, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2021 nominations. Carole...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees: The Go-Go’s, Foo Fighters, Carole King, Iron Maiden & More
February 10, 2021
2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees: The Go-Go’s, Foo Fighters, Carole King, Iron Maiden & More

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its official nominees list for the Class of 2021 on Wednesday, and it’s another eclectic mix of acts spanning decades, genres and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Acceptance Speeches from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, the Doobie Brothers, T. Rex and More
November 9, 2020
Watch the Acceptance Speeches from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, the Doobie Brothers, T. Rex and More

This past weekend saw the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, a taped event that streamed on HBO and HBO Max in place of an in-person event,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Saturday 11/7: Watch the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (with an Eddie Van Halen Tribute)
November 6, 2020
This Saturday 11/7: Watch the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (with an Eddie Van Halen Tribute)

Among the many things upended by the COVID-19 pandemic this year was the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, which were pushed back from a planned in-person...

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 | Happy 73rd Birthday to Don Henley of the Eagles – Flash Back to His ‘Leather and Lace’ Duet with Stevie Nicks at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019
July 22, 2020
Happy 73rd Birthday to Don Henley of the Eagles – Flash Back to His ‘Leather and Lace’ Duet with Stevie Nicks at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019

Today, July 22, is the 73rd birthday of Don Henley — co-founder and drummer of the classic rock band Eagles. Click here to purchase Eagles albums in our Rock Cellar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Cancels Live 2020 Induction Ceremony Due to COVID-19, HBO Special in Place for 11/7
July 8, 2020
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Cancels Live 2020 Induction Ceremony Due to COVID-19, HBO Special in Place for 11/7

There will be no live Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction event for the Class of 2020, it was announced by the Hall on Wednesday, one of the latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Postpones 2020 Induction Ceremony Due to Coronavirus
March 12, 2020
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Postpones 2020 Induction Ceremony Due to Coronavirus

Add the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to the ever-growing list of things being canceled or postponed due to concerns about the coronavirus, as on Thursday it was announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lodge Q&A: The Moody Blues, Rock Cruises and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
March 12, 2020
John Lodge Q&A: The Moody Blues, Rock Cruises and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

John Lodge Takes His Solo Material and Some of his Hits with the Moody Blues “B Yond” on New Album Often, new circumstances and the normal passage of time can...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Doobie Brothers, T.Rex, Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, More
January 15, 2020
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Doobie Brothers, T.Rex, Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, More

In mid-October, the official list of nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and its Class of 2020 was announced, and on Wednesday we found out which acts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Nominees: Motörhead, Soundgarden, Nine Inch Nails, Dave Matthews Band, Thin Lizzy, Todd Rundgren, Pat Benatar and More
October 15, 2019
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Nominees: Motörhead, Soundgarden, Nine Inch Nails, Dave Matthews Band, Thin Lizzy, Todd Rundgren, Pat Benatar and More

It’s that time of year again — the time to debate, argue and vote for a new crop of musical acts nominated for enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don’t Forget: The 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Airs on HBO Saturday 4/27
April 25, 2019
Don’t Forget: The 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Airs on HBO Saturday 4/27

On March 29, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomed a new batch of legacy acts into its community with a lavish ceremony at the Barclays Center in New...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview HBO’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Broadcast with Some Behind-The-Scenes Footage of Def Leppard
April 8, 2019
Preview HBO’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Broadcast with Some Behind-The-Scenes Footage of Def Leppard

On April 27, HBO will premiere its official Rock and Roll Hall of Fame broadcast capturing the big day on March 29, which was shared with 2019 inductees Stevie Nicks,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Zombies Play ‘Time of the Season’ on ‘Fallon’ Fresh Off Their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
April 2, 2019
Watch the Zombies Play ‘Time of the Season’ on ‘Fallon’ Fresh Off Their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

After years of waiting, the Zombies were finally inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday, March 29 — and a few days later, the legendary band...

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 | Stevie Nicks: New Compilation ‘Stand Back: 1981-2017’ Coming 3/29 to Celebrate Her Second Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
February 22, 2019
Stevie Nicks: New Compilation ‘Stand Back: 1981-2017’ Coming 3/29 to Celebrate Her Second Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

The life and career of Stevie Nicks is almost mythical. From her pre-Fleetwood Mac days and the cherished Buckingham Nicks album recorded before she and Lindsey joined the band, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees: Radiohead, the Zombies, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, the Cure and Roxy Music
December 13, 2018
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees: Radiohead, the Zombies, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, the Cure and Roxy Music

On Thursday morning, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the official list of inductees into its halls for 2019, so congratulations to the following: Radiohead The Zombies Stevie...

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 | 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: Pearl Jam, Yes, Joan Baez, ELO Among New Class
December 20, 2016
2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: Pearl Jam, Yes, Joan Baez, ELO Among New Class

After announcing the eclectic list of musical acts up for potential induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame back in October, the official Class of 2017 was unveiled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys' 'Villain'
November 3, 2016
Q&A, Part 2: Mike Love on Lawsuits, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Being Cast as the Beach Boys' 'Villain'

This is the conclusion to last month’s interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys — get caught up with Part 1 here, and enjoy the rest below. Rock Cellar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | How (and When) to Watch Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2022 Induction Ceremony and Red Carpet Live Stream
November 2, 2022
How (and When) to Watch Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2022 Induction Ceremony and Red Carpet Live Stream

This coming Saturday, Nov. 5, will mark the official induction ceremony for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and its Class of 2022. This year’s inductees include Pat Benatar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Induction Ceremony Returning to Cleveland, Set for 10/30
March 2, 2021
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Induction Ceremony Returning to Cleveland, Set for 10/30

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced on Tuesday that the 36th Annual Induction Ceremony is set for Oct. 30, 2021, and will return to Cleveland, Ohio, where it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2017 Nominees: Pearl Jam, ELO, Janet Jackson, Yes, Tupac Shakur, Joan Baez, the Cars and More
October 18, 2016
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2017 Nominees: Pearl Jam, ELO, Janet Jackson, Yes, Tupac Shakur, Joan Baez, the Cars and More

The official list of nominees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame was announced on Tuesday morning, and this time around it’s an eclectic group of heavy-hitters spanning genres,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the 2022 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Premiering on HBO/HBO Max Nov. 19
November 14, 2022
Preview the 2022 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Premiering on HBO/HBO Max Nov. 19

On Nov. 5, the Class of 2022 was officially inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The star-studded...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals: On New Book, Tour with Gene Cornish, Memories of Jimi Hendrix and the Beatles
November 11, 2022
Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals: On New Book, Tour with Gene Cornish, Memories of Jimi Hendrix and the Beatles

Many American bands were casualties of the British Invasion led by the Beatles in the mid-1960s. This wasn’t the case for the Young Rascals, who formed in Garfield, NJ, in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Fame
November 11, 2022
Top 11 Songs About Fame

“Fame attracts lunatics.” — Elton John “Video Killed the Radio Star” by the Buggles Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes and Bruce Woolley wrote “Video Killed the Radio Star,” a nostalgic look...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Hall Induction 2022: Watch Dolly Parton Perform “Jolene” ft. Brandi Carlile, P!nk, Duran Duran, Judas Priest, Eurythmics, Sheryl Crow and More
November 7, 2022
Rock Hall Induction 2022: Watch Dolly Parton Perform “Jolene” ft. Brandi Carlile, P!nk, Duran Duran, Judas Priest, Eurythmics, Sheryl Crow and More

Anyone who’s ever had the dream of seeing Dolly Parton and Rob Halford of Judas Priest share a microphone, your wish came true on Saturday night. That’s part of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carly Simon: Rock Hall Induction 11/5; ‘Live at Grand Central’ Release Coming in January (Preview)
November 2, 2022
Carly Simon: Rock Hall Induction 11/5; ‘Live at Grand Central’ Release Coming in January (Preview)

Back in April of 1995, Carly Simon and her band surprised travelers inside Grand Central Station in New York City for an unannounced concert event that marked the first performance...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catching Up with Jxdn: TikTok Fame, Playing When We Were Young 2022 & His “Super Power,” Travis Barker
October 27, 2022
Catching Up with Jxdn: TikTok Fame, Playing When We Were Young 2022 & His “Super Power,” Travis Barker

“I don’t really care how people feel about me, I care about how people feel.” That’s the overall message put out by Jxdn, otherwise known as Jaden Hossler, one of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp Launch Tour with U.S. Debut in Washington, D.C.; New Album ’18’ Out Now
October 6, 2022
Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp Launch Tour with U.S. Debut in Washington, D.C.; New Album ’18’ Out Now

In late August, guitarist Jeff Beck announced plans for a North American tour. That’s exciting enough in its own right, given Beck’s status as one of the premier guitarists in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mama Cass Elliot Honored With Posthumous Star On The Hollywood Walk of Fame (Photos)
October 5, 2022
Mama Cass Elliot Honored With Posthumous Star On The Hollywood Walk of Fame (Photos)

This past Monday, October 3rd, “Mama” Cass Elliot was honored with a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. A Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Mama Cass was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mellencamp: 76-Night ‘Live and In Person 2023’ North American Tour Starts in February
October 3, 2022
John Mellencamp: 76-Night ‘Live and In Person 2023’ North American Tour Starts in February

Beginning on Feb. 5, the legendary John Mellencamp will embark on a massive, 76-date tour dubbed Live and In Person 2023. Announced recently, the tour comes on the heels of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “Blues Albums Turned My Life Around”: Dave Stewart on New LP ‘Ebony McQueen,’ Eurythmics’ Legacy and Beyond
September 14, 2022
“Blues Albums Turned My Life Around”: Dave Stewart on New LP ‘Ebony McQueen,’ Eurythmics’ Legacy and Beyond

Dave Stewart could easily be considered the Zelig of modern day rock and roll.  He and his Eurythmics partner Annie Lennox came to the rescue when Tom Petty’s house was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Motown Legend/Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Singer/Songwriter/Producer Lamont Dozier: 1941-2022
August 9, 2022
Rest in Peace, Motown Legend/Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Singer/Songwriter/Producer Lamont Dozier: 1941-2022

Lamont Dozier, the singer/songwriter/producer known for decades of notable works in the Motown world and beyond, has passed away at the age of 81. The news was confirmed by his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Born For This Moment,’ the 38th Studio Album from Legendary Band Chicago (Listen)
July 15, 2022
Out Now: ‘Born For This Moment,’ the 38th Studio Album from Legendary Band Chicago (Listen)

Today, July 15, Chicago releases Born For This Moment, a brand new studio album from the legendary band and its 38th to date. From the first horn notes of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Picking Up the Pieces: Richie Furay Talks Covering Keith Urban, Sammy Kershaw and More on ‘In the Country’ LP
July 12, 2022
Picking Up the Pieces: Richie Furay Talks Covering Keith Urban, Sammy Kershaw and More on ‘In the Country’ LP

Richie Furay has been part of three influential bands that have produced a stack of hits: Buffalo Springfield, Poco and the Souther-Hillman-Furay Band. Yet as a solo artist, Furay has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Journey Returns with Electrifying New Album ‘Freedom,’ Band’s First of New Material in 11 Years (Listen)
July 8, 2022
Out Now: Journey Returns with Electrifying New Album ‘Freedom,’ Band’s First of New Material in 11 Years (Listen)

From the beginning notes of “Together We Run,” the song that kicks off the new studio album from Journey, one thing is abundantly clear: The Rock & Roll Hall of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tracing a Legacy: ‘Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song’: Q&A with Directors Dayna Goldfine & Daniel Geller
July 6, 2022
Tracing a Legacy: ‘Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song’: Q&A with Directors Dayna Goldfine & Daniel Geller

Co-directors Dayna Goldfine and Daniel Geller have produced something singular in cinema and music history, a documentary that zooms in on one song — and, in doing so, also unfolds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: MUNA Delivers a Powerful Statement of Purpose and Confidence with New Self-Titled Album (Listen)
June 24, 2022
Out Now: MUNA Delivers a Powerful Statement of Purpose and Confidence with New Self-Titled Album (Listen)

There’s a prevalent theme throughout the new self-titled album from MUNA, the indie-pop band signed to Saddest Factory Records, an imprint of the Dead Oceans label that was founded by Phoebe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Life Lessons with John Waite: ‘It’s OK to Be Ambitious and Get to the Top of the Mountain, but What Are You Going to Do When You Get There?’
June 13, 2022
Life Lessons with John Waite: ‘It’s OK to Be Ambitious and Get to the Top of the Mountain, but What Are You Going to Do When You Get There?’

Anything, a new four-song EP from John Waite, demonstrates why he remains one of the most dynamic and authentic rock and roll singers of all time. With his stellar work...

Rock Cellar Magazine | NAMM Show 2022 TEC Awards: Peter Asher Receives TEC Hall of Fame Award
June 13, 2022
NAMM Show 2022 TEC Awards: Peter Asher Receives TEC Hall of Fame Award

At the 2022 NAMM Show this past Saturday, June 4, legendary musical figure Peter Asher was honored as this year’s recipient of the heralded TEC Hall of Fame Award —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard: Why the Album Format Remains a Key for English Rock Greats (‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out Now)
May 31, 2022
Def Leppard: Why the Album Format Remains a Key for English Rock Greats (‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out Now)

This past Friday, May 27, English rock royalty Def Leppard added to its Rock & Roll Hall of Fame catalog with a new record, Diamond Star Halos. That’s exactly what...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Police Revisit ‘The Police: Around the World’ Doc for ‘Restored and Expanded Edition’
May 20, 2022
Out Now: The Police Revisit ‘The Police: Around the World’ Doc for ‘Restored and Expanded Edition’

The Police: Around the World, capturing moments from the first-ever world tour from The Police in 1980 and ’81, has been something of a favorite among fans of the Rock &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Chicago: Legendary Band Reflects with “If This Is Goodbye,” Ahead of Co-Headline Tour with Brian Wilson
May 20, 2022
New Chicago: Legendary Band Reflects with “If This Is Goodbye,” Ahead of Co-Headline Tour with Brian Wilson

This summer’s co-headlining tour combining the talents of Chicago and Beach Boys band leader Brian Wilson (alongside Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin) is due to be a great time, entertaining...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Original Pearl Jam Drummer Dave Krusen Joins Band at Fresno Gig (First Performance with PJ Since 1991)
May 17, 2022
Original Pearl Jam Drummer Dave Krusen Joins Band at Fresno Gig (First Performance with PJ Since 1991)

Pearl Jam is out on its anticipated and pandemic-delayed tour in support of 2020’s Gigaton record. So far, it’s been an emotional, cathartic experience (click here to read our full...

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 | Pearl Jam Rocks the Forum, Covers Foo Fighters in Emotional Taylor Hawkins Tribute (“He Lived His Life to the Fullest, We Just Want More of It”)
May 9, 2022
Pearl Jam Rocks the Forum, Covers Foo Fighters in Emotional Taylor Hawkins Tribute (“He Lived His Life to the Fullest, We Just Want More of It”)

There was a moment onstage at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles this past Saturday night, May 7, when Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder found himself at a loss...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Land Second No. 1 Debut with ‘Unlimited Love’ Ahead of Summer Global Stadium Tour
April 11, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers Land Second No. 1 Debut with ‘Unlimited Love’ Ahead of Summer Global Stadium Tour

For the second time in their illustrious career, the Red Hot Chili Peppers scored a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 thanks to the global success of Unlimited Love,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Doobie Brothers & Michael McDonald Expand 50th Anniversary Tour with 11 New Shows
April 6, 2022
Doobie Brothers & Michael McDonald Expand 50th Anniversary Tour with 11 New Shows

In the works for some time and delayed because of the pandemic, the Doobie Brothers‘ 50th anniversary tour has been a triumph. With Michael McDonald in the mix to make...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers Rock the Fonda in LA — Band’s First Gig with John Frusciante Since 2007
April 5, 2022
Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers Rock the Fonda in LA — Band’s First Gig with John Frusciante Since 2007

When the Red Hot Chili Peppers released Unlimited Love on April 1, it came with sky-high anticipation among longtime fans for one crucial reason: Guitarist John Frusciante is back in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linda Ronstadt: ‘Feels Like Home: A Song for the Sonoran Borderlands’ Memoir Coming in October
April 4, 2022
Linda Ronstadt: ‘Feels Like Home: A Song for the Sonoran Borderlands’ Memoir Coming in October

Feels Like Home: A Song for the Sonoran Borderlands is the title of a new book from legendary singer/songwriter/musician Linda Ronstadt, co-authored by former New York Times reporter Lawrence Downes,...

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 | Out Now: ‘BeforeAfter,’ a New Career Retrospective from Daryl Hall; Tour with Todd Rundgren On Now
April 1, 2022
Out Now: ‘BeforeAfter,’ a New Career Retrospective from Daryl Hall; Tour with Todd Rundgren On Now

BeforeAfter is a special retrospective from Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer/songwriter Daryl Hall released today, April 1. Collecting 30 recordings spanning each of his five solo records outside...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney on Taylor Hawkins: “You Were a True Rock and Roll Hero And Will Always Remain in My Heart”
March 30, 2022
Paul McCartney on Taylor Hawkins: “You Were a True Rock and Roll Hero And Will Always Remain in My Heart”

In the immediate aftermath of the March 25 death of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, the musician’s fans, friends, musical colleagues and acquaintances quickly flooded social media with tributes, memories...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS: Judas Priest Rock the Shrine in Los Angeles on ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour
March 18, 2022
PHOTOS: Judas Priest Rock the Shrine in Los Angeles on ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour

English heavy metal icons Judas Priest are out on the road right now on the rescheduled version of their 50 Heavy Metal Years tour, a celebration of five decades of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum Q&A: Michael C. Hall, Peter Yanowitz & Matt Katz-Bohen Preview First U.S. Tour (Launching 3/20)
March 18, 2022
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum Q&A: Michael C. Hall, Peter Yanowitz & Matt Katz-Bohen Preview First U.S. Tour (Launching 3/20)

After meeting on the set of a Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under acting fame, as well as starring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Police: Around the World’ Restored & Expanded Edition Coming 5/20 (Pre-Order)
March 14, 2022
‘The Police: Around the World’ Restored & Expanded Edition Coming 5/20 (Pre-Order)

Around the World, capturing moments from the first-ever world tour from The Police in 1979 and 1980, has been something of a favorite among Police fans for decades — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dolly Parton Declines Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nomination: “I Don’t Feel That I Have Earned That Right”
March 14, 2022
Dolly Parton Declines Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nomination: “I Don’t Feel That I Have Earned That Right”

Dolly Parton has withdrawn her eligibility for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2022, the legendary country singer/songwriter/pop culture icon announced on Monday. After initially being part...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lynyrd Skynyrd Sets 2022 Spring Tour Dates ft. Don Felder, Marshall Tucker Band, The Outlaws and More
March 8, 2022
Lynyrd Skynyrd Sets 2022 Spring Tour Dates ft. Don Felder, Marshall Tucker Band, The Outlaws and More

A spate of medical issues gave Lynyrd Skynyrd a tough time with 2021’s Big Wheels Keep On Turnin’ tour — but the outing has now been rescheduled, with 14 shows...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “Perseverance and Patience”: Judas Priest Bassist Ian Hill on ’50 Heavy Metal Years,’ Anniversary Tour and Longevity
March 7, 2022
“Perseverance and Patience”: Judas Priest Bassist Ian Hill on ’50 Heavy Metal Years,’ Anniversary Tour and Longevity

Celebrating 50 years of service on the hard rock battlefield, Judas Priest is routinely championed as one of the most important and influential heavy rock bands in music history. Their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Stream “Poster Child,” a Funky Jam with Anthony Kiedis Name-Dropping Ronald Reagan and Taco Bell
March 3, 2022
New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Stream “Poster Child,” a Funky Jam with Anthony Kiedis Name-Dropping Ronald Reagan and Taco Bell

A calling card of the Red Hot Chili Peppers over the years has been the (sometimes unintelligible) rap/spoken word vocals from Anthony Kiedis — and that’s very much on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch ‘Studio 666,’ the Foo Fighters’ New Horror/Comedy Heavy on the Gore (and Laughs) — In Theaters Now
February 25, 2022
Catch ‘Studio 666,’ the Foo Fighters’ New Horror/Comedy Heavy on the Gore (and Laughs) — In Theaters Now

You may think to yourself, “wait, what? Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters are starring in a horror film?” when confronted with the existence of Studio 666. But yes, it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming March 22: Felix Cavaliere’s ‘Memoir of a Rascal’; Tour Dates and New Album on the Way
February 24, 2022
Coming March 22: Felix Cavaliere’s ‘Memoir of a Rascal’; Tour Dates and New Album on the Way

On March 22, singer/songwriter/Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals will release his official autobiography, Memoir of a Rascal. Officially detailed this week, the book looks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Q&A: The Story Behind ‘Studio 666,’ Fake Vomit and the Foo Fighters Bringing Back the Rock & Roll Movie
February 18, 2022
Dave Grohl Q&A: The Story Behind ‘Studio 666,’ Fake Vomit and the Foo Fighters Bringing Back the Rock & Roll Movie

Leave it to Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters to bring back the concept of the “band movie.” Once a popular career move for acts like the Beatles and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2022 Nominees: Dolly Parton, Rage Against the Machine, Eminem, Duran Duran, Judas Priest, New York Dolls, More
February 2, 2022
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2022 Nominees: Dolly Parton, Rage Against the Machine, Eminem, Duran Duran, Judas Priest, New York Dolls, More

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its official list of 2022 nominees on Wednesday morning, and consistent with the variety of acts the Hall has included in recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guitarist Steve Stevens Teams Up with The String Revolution for “Crazy Train,” In Tribute to Randy Rhoads
January 28, 2022
Guitarist Steve Stevens Teams Up with The String Revolution for “Crazy Train,” In Tribute to Randy Rhoads

The String Revolution, a quartet of virtuoso guitar players with a knack for putting together impeccable sounds from their instruments, tapped fellow six-string aficionado Steve Stevens for a new musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Hall of Fame to Open New ‘The Beatles: Get Back to Let It Be’ Exhibit in March
January 27, 2022
Rock Hall of Fame to Open New ‘The Beatles: Get Back to Let It Be’ Exhibit in March

The Beatles: Get Back to Let It Be is the name of an exciting new exhibit scheduled to open to the masses at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall: First-Ever Solo Retrospective ‘BeforeAfter,’ Tour with Todd Rundgren Coming in April
January 24, 2022
Daryl Hall: First-Ever Solo Retrospective ‘BeforeAfter,’ Tour with Todd Rundgren Coming in April

This spring, Daryl Hall will step out on his own for a special solo retrospective titled BeforeAfter. The release collects 30 recordings spanning each of his five solo records outside...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey Announces 2022 ‘Freedom Tour,’ Featuring Special Guests Billy Idol and Toto
November 15, 2021
Journey Announces 2022 ‘Freedom Tour,’ Featuring Special Guests Billy Idol and Toto

Get ready for a night of iconic singalongs next year when Journey embarks on the Freedom Tour, a 40-city North American tour that will find the Rock & Roll Hall...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Highlights: Watch Taylor Swift Honor Carole King, Paul McCartney Induct Foo Fighters, Drew Barrymore Toast the Go-Go’s & More
November 1, 2021
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Highlights: Watch Taylor Swift Honor Carole King, Paul McCartney Induct Foo Fighters, Drew Barrymore Toast the Go-Go’s & More

This past Saturday night, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame‘s Class of 2021 — well, most of them, anyway — gathered in Cleveland for the official induction ceremony. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Shares Thoughts on Cutting His Hair, the Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Lawsuit and Current Music (“When I Listen To a Mitski Record, I’m Like, ‘This Blows My Mind'”)
October 27, 2021
Dave Grohl Shares Thoughts on Cutting His Hair, the Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Lawsuit and Current Music (“When I Listen To a Mitski Record, I’m Like, ‘This Blows My Mind'”)

The past few weeks have seen a flurry of interviews and attention thrown at Dave Grohl, geared around the release of his very first published memoir, The Storyteller: Tales of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Members of The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) to Perform with Carole King at Rock Hall Induction
October 26, 2021
Members of The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) to Perform with Carole King at Rock Hall Induction

This weekend, Carole King will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a distinguished Class of 2021 honoree. For King’s corresponding Rock Hall performance, she will...

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

UPDATE:  You can pick up a copy of Gina Schock’s book Made in Hollywood at our Rock Cellar Store HERE You may think you’ve stumbled into a time warp when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andy Summers (The Police): New Instrumental Album ‘Harmonics of the Night’ Available Now (Listen)
October 18, 2021
Andy Summers (The Police): New Instrumental Album ‘Harmonics of the Night’ Available Now (Listen)

Harmonics of the Night is the title of a new instrumental collection from Andy Summers, esteemed guitarist/songwriter/Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member of The Police. Released on Oct. 15,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Hall Induction News: Paul McCartney to Induct Foo Fighters, Taylor Swift to Honor Carole King, More
October 18, 2021
Rock Hall Induction News: Paul McCartney to Induct Foo Fighters, Taylor Swift to Honor Carole King, More

We’re just a few short weeks away from the Oct. 30 induction ceremony of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2021, a list of acts that includes...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello on His New Album (‘As Much of a Life Raft and an Anti-Depressant as Anything Else),’ Social Media, the Chicago Cubs and More (The Interview)
October 12, 2021
Tom Morello on His New Album (‘As Much of a Life Raft and an Anti-Depressant as Anything Else),’ Social Media, the Chicago Cubs and More (The Interview)

As the years roll by, Tom Morello rages on — and this week, the guitarist/SiriusXM radio DJ/icon known for his musically rebellious body of work with Rage Against the Machine,...

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 | Steven Van Zandt Q&A: On New Memoir, ‘The Sopranos’ and the Inside Story of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Studio Sessions
October 7, 2021
Steven Van Zandt Q&A: On New Memoir, ‘The Sopranos’ and the Inside Story of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Studio Sessions

Steven Van Zandt, better known as “Miami Steve” or “Little Steven,” is one of hardest working musicians in the music business and one of its most colorful characters. A Hall...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers 2022 Tour Dates Announced, with Guests Beck, The Strokes, St. Vincent, Thundercat and More
October 7, 2021
Red Hot Chili Peppers 2022 Tour Dates Announced, with Guests Beck, The Strokes, St. Vincent, Thundercat and More

The Red Hot Chili Peppers recently announced a huge 2022 tour with an amusing news broadcast send-up — and now, finally, the dates for the outing have been officially revealed....

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Fillmore East: The Venue That Changed Rock Music Forever’ Book Available Now from Journalist/Photographer Frank Mastropolo
October 6, 2021
‘Fillmore East: The Venue That Changed Rock Music Forever’ Book Available Now from Journalist/Photographer Frank Mastropolo

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the closing of Fillmore East, promoter Bill Graham’s rock mecca in New York’s East Village. An all-star show on June 27, 1971 headlined...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Available Now: Dave Grohl’s Memoir, ‘The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music’ — Watch His Interview on ‘Today’
October 5, 2021
Available Now: Dave Grohl’s Memoir, ‘The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music’ — Watch His Interview on ‘Today’

Today, Oct. 5, marks the publishing date of The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music, the first-ever official memoir from Foo Fighters front man, former Nirvana drummer and two-time Rock and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Doobie Brothers Play “Takin’ It To the Streets” and “China Grove” on ‘Kimmel’; Pre-Order New Album
September 29, 2021
Watch The Doobie Brothers Play “Takin’ It To the Streets” and “China Grove” on ‘Kimmel’; Pre-Order New Album

The Doobie Brothers are in the midst of a victory lap right now. The 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees are out on the road commemorating their 50th...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Almost Joined GWAR, How His Songwriting Style Differs from Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, “Teen Spirit” vs. Rick Astley and More (via ‘Rolling Stone’)
September 28, 2021
Dave Grohl Almost Joined GWAR, How His Songwriting Style Differs from Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, “Teen Spirit” vs. Rick Astley and More (via ‘Rolling Stone’)

Dave Grohl was the focus of a recent feature in Rolling Stone from journalist Brian Hiatt, geared around the Foo Fighters being enshrined into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Demi Adejuyigbe is Back with Another (And Final) Joyous Sept. 21 Celebration of Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September”
September 21, 2021
Demi Adejuyigbe is Back with Another (And Final) Joyous Sept. 21 Celebration of Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September”

Every Sept. 21, at least over the last handful of years, comedy writer/entertainer Demi Adejuyigbe (The Good Place) shares a video. This video has everything to do with Adejuyigbe’s appealing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Hints at ‘Insane Prog-Rock’ Foo Fighters Record, Reveals Which Song Was Inspired by Kurt Cobain in ‘Rolling Stone’
September 15, 2021
Dave Grohl Hints at ‘Insane Prog-Rock’ Foo Fighters Record, Reveals Which Song Was Inspired by Kurt Cobain in ‘Rolling Stone’

With the Foo Fighters set to be enshrined into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame coming up on Oct. 30 — the second induction of band leader Dave Grohl,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Under the Volcano’: The Real-Life Rock & Roll History of George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat (Q&A with Filmmakers Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood)
September 9, 2021
‘Under the Volcano’: The Real-Life Rock & Roll History of George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat (Q&A with Filmmakers Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood)

Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood discuss their new documentary, Under the Volcano, telling the incredible tale of Sir George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat. What do you do when you’re in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dion Previews New Album with “I’ve Got To Get To You,” ft. Boz Scaggs and Joe & Mike Menza
August 31, 2021
Dion Previews New Album with “I’ve Got To Get To You,” ft. Boz Scaggs and Joe & Mike Menza

This fall, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame icon Dion is set to release a new record. It will be the follow-up to his inspired 2020 collection Blues with Friends, an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones: Legendary Drummer Passes Away at 80
August 24, 2021
Rest in Peace, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones: Legendary Drummer Passes Away at 80

Charlie Watts, longtime drummer of the Rolling Stones, has passed away at the age of 80. The news was shared by a spokesperson for the legendary drummer on Tuesday: “It...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Set 2021-’22 West Coast Tour Dates in Celebration of Rock Hall Induction
June 22, 2021
The Go-Go’s Set 2021-’22 West Coast Tour Dates in Celebration of Rock Hall Induction

In commemoration of their (overdue) induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The Go-Go’s have announced a string of West Coast tour dates for the tail end of...

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 | 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 | Rest in Peace, Grammy Hall of Fame Singer B.J. Thomas: 1942-2021
June 1, 2021
Rest in Peace, Grammy Hall of Fame Singer B.J. Thomas: 1942-2021

B.J. Thomas, whose hit songs of the 1960s and 70s (including “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”) made him a household name among various musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dave Grohl Co-Host ‘The Tonight Show’ with Jimmy Fallon and Get Into Some Serious Shenanigans
May 25, 2021
Watch Dave Grohl Co-Host ‘The Tonight Show’ with Jimmy Fallon and Get Into Some Serious Shenanigans

On Monday night, Jimmy Fallon co-hosted The Tonight Show with Dave Grohl, the Foo Fighters mastermind/film director/all-around insatiably busy living legend — and the pair got into some supreme silliness...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Hall of Fame 2021 Inductees: The Go-Go’s, Carole King, Todd Rundgren, Tina Turner, Foo Fighters Among Official List
May 12, 2021
Rock Hall of Fame 2021 Inductees: The Go-Go’s, Carole King, Todd Rundgren, Tina Turner, Foo Fighters Among Official List

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced this year’s list of inductees, and it’s among the most varied in quite some time. As it’s all laid out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Director’s Cut of Prince’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” Solo from the 2004 Rock Hall of Fame Induction
May 3, 2021
Watch a Director’s Cut of Prince’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” Solo from the 2004 Rock Hall of Fame Induction

In 2004, Prince participated in an undeniably iconic musical moment at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony when he appeared onstage alongside several of his fellow music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson on Being the ‘Boss’ for Her Solo LP ‘You and Me,’ the Power of Women in Music and Honoring Eddie Van Halen (The Interview)
April 16, 2021
Nancy Wilson on Being the ‘Boss’ for Her Solo LP ‘You and Me,’ the Power of Women in Music and Honoring Eddie Van Halen (The Interview)

The many accomplishments and leadership provided by Nancy Wilson were recognized by the Women’s International Music Network at January 2021’s SheRocks Awards, where the singer/songwriter known for her classic music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Chicago at Carnegie Hall Complete’ Edition (16-CD Deluxe Box Set) Coming 7/16 via Rhino for 50th Anniversary
April 7, 2021
‘Chicago at Carnegie Hall Complete’ Edition (16-CD Deluxe Box Set) Coming 7/16 via Rhino for 50th Anniversary

Chicago was the very first non-classical musical group to play six nights in a row at the famed Carnegie Hall — totaling eight shows between April 5 and 10, 1971...

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 | Stream ‘Boys & Girls & Rock N Roll,’ a New Cheap Trick Song from the Band’s New Album ‘In Another World’ (Out 4/9)
March 11, 2021
Stream ‘Boys & Girls & Rock N Roll,’ a New Cheap Trick Song from the Band’s New Album ‘In Another World’ (Out 4/9)

A new album from Cheap Trick is coming on April 9, and on Thursday the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame power pop legends shared a new song titled “Boys...

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 | Q&A: Jorma Kaukonen on Pandemic Concerts and His New Album with John Hurlbut, ‘The River Flows’ 
February 11, 2021
Q&A: Jorma Kaukonen on Pandemic Concerts and His New Album with John Hurlbut, ‘The River Flows’ 

Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna guitarist  Jorma Kaukonen on life during the pandemic, the greatest ’60s SF bands, and Ike Turner Stay-at-home orders during the pandemic may have slowed but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Rising Three-Piece Band Levara is Ready to Make a Splash with Debut Album
January 29, 2021
Turn Me On: Rising Three-Piece Band Levara is Ready to Make a Splash with Debut Album

Levara is a three-piece rock band with some serious rock and roll resumes. Guitarist Trev Lukather is the son of Steve Lukather of Toto fame, while drummer Josh Devine was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Releasing ‘Now and Then’ Album 3/19, Covering Soul & Motown Classics
January 15, 2021
Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Releasing ‘Now and Then’ Album 3/19, Covering Soul & Motown Classics

Separate from his decades of iconic rock and roll madness with KISS, Paul Stanley has maintained a strong affinity for soul — and on March 19, his side project Soul...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell Q&A: On the Dirty Knobs’ ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Songwriting and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Legacy
November 19, 2020
Mike Campbell Q&A: On the Dirty Knobs’ ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Songwriting and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Legacy

For decades, Mike Campbell dutifully served as Tom Petty’s right hand man in the Heartbreakers, laying down scorching licks and co-writing some of the band’s most popular songs, namely “Refugee”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Van Halen Honored by Slash, Kirk Hammett and Tom Morello at Rock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (Video)
November 9, 2020
Eddie Van Halen Honored by Slash, Kirk Hammett and Tom Morello at Rock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (Video)

This past Saturday night, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 induction ceremony special aired on HBO and HBO Max, a filmed segment honoring the Class of 2020 that...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Amazon Music Series: Stream Covers of Nine Inch Nails, Doobie Bros., More
November 5, 2020
Rock Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Amazon Music Series: Stream Covers of Nine Inch Nails, Doobie Bros., More

This Saturday, Nov. 7 will bring with it the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. After the in-person event was shelved due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream Stevie Nicks’ ’24 Karat Gold the Concert’ Live Album; Video On-Demand Through 11/5
October 30, 2020
Out Now: Stream Stevie Nicks’ ’24 Karat Gold the Concert’ Live Album; Video On-Demand Through 11/5

Live in Concert: The 24 Karat Gold Tour, a new live album from Stevie Nicks capturing some of the magic of the legendary singer/songwriter‘s 2017-2018 solo tour, was made available...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Went Into ICU with Double Pneumonia After 2019 Rock Hall Induction; ’24 Karat Gold’ Film Hits VOD
October 27, 2020
Stevie Nicks Went Into ICU with Double Pneumonia After 2019 Rock Hall Induction; ’24 Karat Gold’ Film Hits VOD

In a new interview with Variety published on Oct. 25, Stevie Nicks opened up about a number of topics relevant to the legendary singer, who’s enjoyed a renewed interest in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/16: Tom Petty, Eagles, Joey Molland of Badfinger, Def Leppard, Allman Brothers Band, the Struts, Beabadoobee
October 12, 2020
New Music Out 10/16: Tom Petty, Eagles, Joey Molland of Badfinger, Def Leppard, Allman Brothers Band, the Struts, Beabadoobee

This Friday, Oct. 16 will see a series of key new music releases — one an archival trip through the vaults of a recording legend, another a big live release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Shares New Song ‘Get it Back’; Band to Stream 30th Anniversary Gig 10/22
October 12, 2020
Pearl Jam Shares New Song ‘Get it Back’; Band to Stream 30th Anniversary Gig 10/22

In late March, Pearl Jam released Gigaton, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers‘ latest album and a deep and layered collection of songs. Click here to purchase Gigaton from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Celebrate the 21st Night of September with Earth, Wind & Fire’s Classic Song, an Amazing Tribute Video and a ‘Virtual Party’ Tonight 9/21
September 21, 2020
Celebrate the 21st Night of September with Earth, Wind & Fire’s Classic Song, an Amazing Tribute Video and a ‘Virtual Party’ Tonight 9/21

It’s 21st day/night of September — a time for everybody to come together and celebrate the enduring Earth, Wind & Fire classic. Here’s a video from comedian/writer Demi Adejuyigbe, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and More
September 17, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tonight 9/17: Watch the ‘Six String Salute’ Virtual Concert Benefiting Crew Nation (ft. Steve Vai, Joel Hoekstra, Halestorm, Nita Strauss and More)
September 17, 2020
Tonight 9/17: Watch the ‘Six String Salute’ Virtual Concert Benefiting Crew Nation (ft. Steve Vai, Joel Hoekstra, Halestorm, Nita Strauss and More)

Tonight, Sept. 17, a gathering of some of the best guitarists currently making music will join forces for a virtual concert benefiting Crew Nation, Live Nation’s global relief fund for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Auger Q&A: Jazz Rock, Playing with Jimi Hendrix + Paul McCartney and His New ‘Introspection’ Box Set
September 16, 2020
Brian Auger Q&A: Jazz Rock, Playing with Jimi Hendrix + Paul McCartney and His New ‘Introspection’ Box Set

Brian Auger may not be a household name to those who consider themselves music lovers, but if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that this illustrious British-born octogenarian, musician,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Guitarist Steve Hackett Forges Ahead with Autobiography, Live Album and More on the Way
September 15, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Guitarist Steve Hackett Forges Ahead with Autobiography, Live Album and More on the Way

Introducing Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing. Each month, we’ll visit with a veteran artist that you may not previously have known is still producing vibrant, new music and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘1000 Hands,’ the New Album from Jon Anderson of Yes (A Project Three Decades in the Making)
July 31, 2020
Out Now: Stream ‘1000 Hands,’ the New Album from Jon Anderson of Yes (A Project Three Decades in the Making)

Jon Anderson, co-founder of prog-rock icons Yes and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, released a new album, 1000 Hands, on Friday. (Click here to purchase...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘Feelin’ Alright’ Performed by Dave Mason and the Quarantines (Sammy Hagar, Michael McDonald, Mick Fleetwood and the Doobie Brothers)
July 22, 2020
Watch ‘Feelin’ Alright’ Performed by Dave Mason and the Quarantines (Sammy Hagar, Michael McDonald, Mick Fleetwood and the Doobie Brothers)

Dave Mason has been busy … and this week, the famed singer/songwriter/guitarist premiered a new performance video for the Traffic classic “Feelin’ Alright,” alongside the Quarantines: an ensemble of fellow...

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 | Country Music Hall of Fame Icon Charlie Daniels Passes Away at 83 After Suffering Hemorrhagic Stroke (May He Rest in Peace)
July 6, 2020
Country Music Hall of Fame Icon Charlie Daniels Passes Away at 83 After Suffering Hemorrhagic Stroke (May He Rest in Peace)

Iconic country singer/songwriter Charlie Daniels has died at the age of 83, it was confirmed on Monday by the Country Music Hall of Famer’s family. The full statement, announcing that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Blues with Friends,’ the New Album from Dion (ft. Bruce Springsteen, Van Morrison, Paul Simon, Jeff Beck and Many More)
June 5, 2020
Out Now: ‘Blues with Friends,’ the New Album from Dion (ft. Bruce Springsteen, Van Morrison, Paul Simon, Jeff Beck and Many More)

Today, June 5, acclaimed singer/songwriter/Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dion returned with a new album, Blues with Friends. A star-studded, collaborative effort finding Dion joined by music pals including...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Dion on His NYC Roots and His Star-Studded New Album, ‘Blues With Friends’
June 5, 2020
Q&A: Dion on His NYC Roots and His Star-Studded New Album, ‘Blues With Friends’

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame icon Dion first scored major success almost sixty years ago with smash hits like “The Wanderer,” “Runaround Sue” and “Ruby Baby.” Since then, Dion...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies Mourn the Passing of Artist Terry Quirk, Who Designed the Band’s Classic ‘Odessey and Oracle’ Album Cover
June 3, 2020
The Zombies Mourn the Passing of Artist Terry Quirk, Who Designed the Band’s Classic ‘Odessey and Oracle’ Album Cover

Terry Quirk, the acclaimed illustrator and writer known for designing the album cover for Odessey and Oracle, the breakthrough 1968 album from The Zombies, passed away earlier this week at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Rebecca Holden and Little Anthony Cover ‘I Believe,’ Dedicated to Families and the Heroes Fighting COVID-19
May 20, 2020
Hear Rebecca Holden and Little Anthony Cover ‘I Believe,’ Dedicated to Families and the Heroes Fighting COVID-19

Acclaimed actress/singer Rebecca Holden and legendary blues/soul singer Jerome Anthony “Little Anthony” Gourdine joined forces in 2019 to record a cover of “I Believe,” the spiritual song written  by Ervin...

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 | Watch the Doobie Brothers (and Some Lucky Fans) Team Up on ‘Black Water’ While in Isolation
April 27, 2020
Watch the Doobie Brothers (and Some Lucky Fans) Team Up on ‘Black Water’ While in Isolation

Earlier this month, the Doobie Brothers sent out a call on social media for fans to lay down some vocals on a portion of the band‘s classic hit, “Black Water,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Rolling Out ‘Gigaton Visual Experience,’ a Unique Audio/Visual Representation of Risk-Taking New Album
April 23, 2020
Pearl Jam Rolling Out ‘Gigaton Visual Experience,’ a Unique Audio/Visual Representation of Risk-Taking New Album

Pearl Jam returned with authority in late March with Gigaton, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers‘ first new record in seven years. A sprawling, slightly experimental record from Pearl...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bill Withers on ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’, ‘Grandma’s Hands’, ‘Use Me’, & His Legacy (Archival Interview)
April 3, 2020
Bill Withers on ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’, ‘Grandma’s Hands’, ‘Use Me’, & His Legacy (Archival Interview)

This interview with Bill Withers, originally conducted years ago, first ran on Rock Cellar in 2015. In light of Withers’ passing, we’re bringing it back as a snapshot of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Release New Song ‘Quick Escape’ — and Video Game — Ahead of ‘Gigaton’ LP Release on Friday
March 25, 2020
Pearl Jam Release New Song ‘Quick Escape’ — and Video Game — Ahead of ‘Gigaton’ LP Release on Friday

This Friday, March 27, Pearl Jam releases its long-awaited new album, Gigaton — the first record from Eddie Vedder and the band in seven years. Earlier in the week, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos and Cindy Santana on the Power of ‘Playing from Your Heart’ (Q&A)
March 11, 2020
Carlos and Cindy Santana on the Power of ‘Playing from Your Heart’ (Q&A)

“It’s about playing from your heart,” Carlos Santana says about why he believes his music, and remarkable guitar playing, has stood the test of time. “It’s about being gut-bucket honest....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Releasing ‘London to Vegas’ Live Album with Performances from Las Vegas Residency and London’s 02 Arena
February 27, 2020
Def Leppard Releasing ‘London to Vegas’ Live Album with Performances from Las Vegas Residency and London’s 02 Arena

The past year or so has been full of activity for Def Leppard. The English hard-rock band was enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, went out on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Oates Shares Recovery Photo After Gallbladder Surgery; Resumes Shows with Daryl Hall This Week
February 26, 2020
John Oates Shares Recovery Photo After Gallbladder Surgery; Resumes Shows with Daryl Hall This Week

Sometime last week, John Oates felt some discomfort under his rib cage … and it turned out be severe enough to send the musician to the hospital, where he underwent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Motorycle Stunts, ‘Stranger Things’ Star Gaten Matarazzo and a New Album, ‘Father of All …’ — It’s a Big Day for Green Day
February 7, 2020
Motorycle Stunts, ‘Stranger Things’ Star Gaten Matarazzo and a New Album, ‘Father of All …’ — It’s a Big Day for Green Day

On Friday, Green Day returned with a new album, the aggressively titled Father of All Motherfuckers. The record is a whole lot of fun — click here to read our...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall and John Oates Detail Big Summer Tour with Squeeze and KT Tunstall
January 21, 2020
Daryl Hall and John Oates Detail Big Summer Tour with Squeeze and KT Tunstall

Expect hits, hits, and more hits this summer when Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall and John Oates take their crowd-pleasing live show on the road yet again....

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 | Pearl Jam: New Album ‘Gigaton’ and 2020 North American Tour Dates Announced
January 13, 2020
Pearl Jam: New Album ‘Gigaton’ and 2020 North American Tour Dates Announced

The wait is over, Pearl Jam fans. On Monday, the revered Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band announced some big news: Its new album, Gigaton, will be released on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Zac Brown Band Announces 2020 ‘Roar with the Lions’ Tour, Promising a ‘Genre-Crossing’ Musical Experience
January 9, 2020
Zac Brown Band Announces 2020 ‘Roar with the Lions’ Tour, Promising a ‘Genre-Crossing’ Musical Experience

The Zac Brown Band has grown beyond its distinct “country music” designation over the years, earning acclaim for its ability to attract an audience from multiple genres and fandoms. You...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick Announce Summer North American Tour
January 7, 2020
Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick Announce Summer North American Tour

Two established Rock and Roll Hall of Fame institutions will team up this summer, when Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick will head out on a big North American tour together....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sorry, Talking Heads Are Not Reuniting, Despite the Band’s Mysterious New Instagram Account
December 12, 2019
Sorry, Talking Heads Are Not Reuniting, Despite the Band’s Mysterious New Instagram Account

Earlier this week, an official, new Instagram account for Talking Heads turned up — and minds began racing. Would they … could they … were they finally going to be...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Setzer Cancels 16th Annual ‘Christmas Rocks!’ Tour Due to Doctor’s Orders, Citing ‘Severe’ Tinnitus
November 11, 2019
Brian Setzer Cancels 16th Annual ‘Christmas Rocks!’ Tour Due to Doctor’s Orders, Citing ‘Severe’ Tinnitus

Legendary rockabilly icon Brian Setzer has embarked on the ‘Christmas Rocks! tour each winter for 15 years, but on Monday the 60-year-old announced that this year’s tour has been canceled....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Steve Miller Band’s Expanded ‘Welcome to the Vault’ Box Set (Listen)
October 11, 2019
Out Now: Steve Miller Band’s Expanded ‘Welcome to the Vault’ Box Set (Listen)

Over the past few months, the Steve Miller Band has been previewing a massive new box set — and today, Oct. 11, Welcome to the Vault was released. It’s a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream an Alternate Take of the Steve Miller Band’s ‘Space Cowboy,’ from the New ‘Welcome to the Vault’ Box Set
September 25, 2019
Stream an Alternate Take of the Steve Miller Band’s ‘Space Cowboy,’ from the New ‘Welcome to the Vault’ Box Set

On Oct. 11, the Steve Miller Band will release Welcome To The Vault, a detailed collection of rare/unreleased/demo recordings from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band‘s iconic career....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Robert Hunter, Lyricist and Longtime Grateful Dead Collaborator: 1941-2019
September 24, 2019
Rest in Peace Robert Hunter, Lyricist and Longtime Grateful Dead Collaborator: 1941-2019

Of the many musicians, collaborators and creators who spent their time in and around the Grateful Dead over the years, Robert Hunter was one of the most crucial. On Tuesday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Ric Ocasek of the Cars, a Musical Force of Undeniable and Far-Reaching Influence
September 15, 2019
Rest in Peace, Ric Ocasek of the Cars, a Musical Force of Undeniable and Far-Reaching Influence

Tremendously sad news came through the wires on Sunday when it was reported that Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the Cars, has died at the age of 75. NBC New...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Say Wow!’, Another Song from the Steve Miller Band’s ‘Welcome To The Vault’ Box Set Out 10/11
August 16, 2019
Hear ‘Say Wow!’, Another Song from the Steve Miller Band’s ‘Welcome To The Vault’ Box Set Out 10/11

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ensemble the Steve Miller Band is preparing to release Welcome to The Vault, a special collection of rare/unreleased/demo recordings scheduled for release on October...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs By Bands with Animal Names
August 13, 2019
Top 11 Songs By Bands with Animal Names

This month’s Top 11 is a list of some of the most noteworthy songs recorded by bands or artists with animal names.  “Animals may be our friends, but they won’t...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)
August 8, 2019
A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)

In the tradition of The Beatles Anthology, the Martin Scorsese-directed No Direction Home: Bob Dylan and the Grammy-nominated Long Strange Trip, the rapturously engaging new documentary David Crosby: Remember My...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Love is Strange,’ an Unreleased Song from the New Steve Miller Band ‘The Vault’ Box Set
July 26, 2019
Hear ‘Love is Strange,’ an Unreleased Song from the New Steve Miller Band ‘The Vault’ Box Set

On October 11, the Steve Miller Band will release Welcome To The Vault, a massive new box set featuring a number of rare songs, demo recordings and other unreleased material...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Play It Loud’ Brings Rock’s Most Iconic Instruments to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
June 25, 2019
‘Play It Loud’ Brings Rock’s Most Iconic Instruments to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

“What’s the Joker doing in the Met?” guitarist Steve Miller, who was instrumental in helping put the show together, joked after seeing the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new exhibition “Play...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Miller Band Announces ‘Welcome To the Vault’ Box Set Spanning Six Decades Out 10/11 — Stream a Demo of ‘Rock’n Me’
June 12, 2019
Steve Miller Band Announces ‘Welcome To the Vault’ Box Set Spanning Six Decades Out 10/11 — Stream a Demo of ‘Rock’n Me’

For the first time in the band’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame career, the Steve Miller Band‘s vaults are opening up for an expansive new box set spanning six...

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 | Derek Smalls (Formerly of the Band Formerly Known as Spinal Tap) and Judith Owen Named MCs of Upcoming ‘California Saga 2’ Charity Gig in L.A. 7/3
June 5, 2019
Derek Smalls (Formerly of the Band Formerly Known as Spinal Tap) and Judith Owen Named MCs of Upcoming ‘California Saga 2’ Charity Gig in L.A. 7/3

Some exciting news to pass along regarding California Saga 2, the upcoming charity concert set for the Theatre at Ace Hotel on July 3: the MCs for the evening will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reflecting on Curtis Mayfield’s Legacy and New Box Set with His Wife, Altheida Mayfield
June 4, 2019
Reflecting on Curtis Mayfield’s Legacy and New Box Set with His Wife, Altheida Mayfield

Whether you know it or not, you hear Curtis Mayfield’s influence every day. Sure, his grooves have been endlessly sampled, but the gorgeous soul music he created, especially after he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hey L.A.: ‘California Saga 2’ All-Star Charity Show with David Crosby, Al Jardine, Jesse Colin Young and More is Coming on 7/3
May 28, 2019
Hey L.A.: ‘California Saga 2’ All-Star Charity Show with David Crosby, Al Jardine, Jesse Colin Young and More is Coming on 7/3

On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, a special all-star charity concert will take place at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, with proceeds benefiting members of the local homeless community in Los...

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 | The Cure Headlining Pasadena Daydream Festival with Pixies, Deftones and More at the Rose Bowl 8/31
May 14, 2019
The Cure Headlining Pasadena Daydream Festival with Pixies, Deftones and More at the Rose Bowl 8/31

On Saturday, August 31, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Cure will headline a big new festival at Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The Pasadena...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Covers of Rockabilly Songs
May 13, 2019
Top 11 Covers of Rockabilly Songs

“That rockabilly sound wasn’t as simple as I thought it was.” –Carl Perkins “Train Kept A-Rollin'” by Johnny Burnette, the Yardbirds and Jeff Beck and Steven Tyler “Train Kept A-Rollin'”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson and the Zombies Announce ‘Something Great from ’68’ Tour
May 7, 2019
Brian Wilson and the Zombies Announce ‘Something Great from ’68’ Tour

In our recent feature interview with Chris White of the Zombies, he dropped in this fun line about a potential tour involving Brian Wilson and the Zombies: I’m hearing rumors...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)
April 10, 2019
The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)

Like their moniker, The Zombies are an unstoppable, undying musical force that refuse to go off quietly in the still of the night. Championed by the likes of Tom Petty,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Summer Tour: Yes, Asia (with Steve Howe), John Lodge of the Moody Blues and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy
April 2, 2019
Summer Tour: Yes, Asia (with Steve Howe), John Lodge of the Moody Blues and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy

This summer will be one to cherish for prog-rock fans. On Tuesday, Yes announced the Royal Affair Tour, which will find the iconic band linking up with Asia (with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello & the Imposters and Blondie Announce Summer Tour
April 2, 2019
Elvis Costello & the Imposters and Blondie Announce Summer Tour

This summer, two of the most celebrated acts of the past several decades will join up for a co-headlining tour when Elvis Costello & the Imposters and Blondie hit the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Seger Recalls Opening for KISS in the 1970s and the Stories Behind His Most Celebrated Songs (The Interview)
March 13, 2019
Bob Seger Recalls Opening for KISS in the 1970s and the Stories Behind His Most Celebrated Songs (The Interview)

73-year-old Bob Seger is in the middle of his farewell tour, signifying the finish of a spectacular performing career that has led him to the status he is today of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Review: Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band at the Forum in Southern California
March 1, 2019
Live Review: Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band at the Forum in Southern California

Celebrating over five decades in music, Detroit rocker and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame icon Bob Seger, backed as always by his Silver Bullet Band, delivered a powerful and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linda Ronstadt on ‘Live in Hollywood’ and the Singers Whose Voices Have Made Her Cry (The Interview)
February 13, 2019
Linda Ronstadt on ‘Live in Hollywood’ and the Singers Whose Voices Have Made Her Cry (The Interview)

She wasn’t a songwriter per se, but Linda Ronstadt, blessed with one of music’s most extraordinary voices, shone as a masterful stylist and interpreter, expertly navigating her way through a rich...

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 | Prince in the 2000s: Late-Period Reissues of ‘Musicology,’ ‘3121’ and ‘Planet Earth’ Find the Legend in Fine Form
February 8, 2019
Prince in the 2000s: Late-Period Reissues of ‘Musicology,’ ‘3121’ and ‘Planet Earth’ Find the Legend in Fine Form

Reggie Griffith, Prince’s sometime front of house sound engineer, recalls vividly what it took to work with the icon, though he hardly complains about the herculean hours required. “I loved...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aces High: A Q&A with Ace Frehley About ‘Spaceman’ and the KISS Farewell Tour
December 27, 2018
Aces High: A Q&A with Ace Frehley About ‘Spaceman’ and the KISS Farewell Tour

(Ace Frehley photograph courtesy Jay Gilbert) In the ‘60s while growing up in the Bronx, budding teenage guitarist Paul “Ace” Frehley, had his share of formidable six-string heroes, Jimmy Page,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield of Roadcase Royale: The Interview
December 10, 2018
Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield of Roadcase Royale: The Interview

Nancy Wilson and Liv Warfield of Roadcase Royale (Photo: Jeremy Danger) In the past year or so, there has been much talk in the press regarding the breakup of Heart....

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 | 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 | The ‘David Bowie is’ Exhibition — The Past, Present and Future of the Thin White Duke
September 11, 2018
The ‘David Bowie is’ Exhibition — The Past, Present and Future of the Thin White Duke

“No matter how many times I see it, I always learn something new about David,” pianist Mike Garson told me, after visiting the final stop of the David Bowie is...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Small Faces’ Landmark Concept Album Turns 50: ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake’ and the Beginning of the End of an Unsung Band
June 14, 2018
The Small Faces’ Landmark Concept Album Turns 50: ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake’ and the Beginning of the End of an Unsung Band

“We should have gone to America, and we wanted to go to America, but we’d had a drug bust, so we couldn’t go,” the Small Faces’ drummer Kenney Jones told...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Rascals’ Eddie Brigati Delivers Rock, R&B and Broadway in His New Solo Show (Q&A)
March 23, 2018
The Rascals’ Eddie Brigati Delivers Rock, R&B and Broadway in His New Solo Show (Q&A)

Photo: Dennis Manuel “Some people may not realize it but the Rascals were the first rock band in the world … in the center of the universe, New Jersey, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with John Oates at the Troubadour (Plus Bonus Performance)
March 2, 2018
Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with John Oates at the Troubadour (Plus Bonus Performance)

As one half of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo Hall and Oates, John Oates knows a thing or two about a well-crafted pop/rock song — but he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Making of Gregg Allman’s Final Album ‘Southern Blood’ with Don Was, Scott Sharrard and Michael Lehman
February 4, 2018
The Making of Gregg Allman’s Final Album ‘Southern Blood’ with Don Was, Scott Sharrard and Michael Lehman

“I knew going in that he wasn’t going to make it,” Don Was, the producer of Southern Blood, the twice Grammy-nominated final album from Gregg Allman, says of the project....

Rock Cellar Magazine | The ‘Power of Peace’ with Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana and the Isley Brothers: The Interview
August 10, 2017
The ‘Power of Peace’ with Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana and the Isley Brothers: The Interview

Given the tumult churning around in our nation, Power Of Peace, the new collaborative project between Carlos Santana and The Isley Brothers (Ronald and Ernie) offers the perfect musical salvo in reaction to seemingly insurmountable...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: David Coverdale (a Delightfully Pleasant Rock Star)
April 11, 2017
Behind the Curtain: David Coverdale (a Delightfully Pleasant Rock Star)

I first met David Coverdale on December 9, 1974, when the Mark III version of Deep Purple—Coverdale, bassist-vocalist Glenn Hughes, drummer Ian Paice, keyboardist Jon Lord and guitarist Ritchie Blackmore—were...

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 | Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll
December 9, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll

Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards. – Keith Richards Below,  enjoy Frank Mastropolo’s new Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Songs, but note: The absence of Bob Seger’s “Old...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catching Up with Eagles and Poco Co-Founder Randy Meisner (Interview)
November 10, 2016
Catching Up with Eagles and Poco Co-Founder Randy Meisner (Interview)

And now, an archival interview with Randy Meisner, conducted by Ken Sharp a few years ago… Working with the likes of Poco and Rick Nelson’s Stone Canyon Band, Randy Meisner...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS' Legacy and Paul McCartney's Influence
October 7, 2016
Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS' Legacy and Paul McCartney's Influence

Outspoken and brash, arrogant and opinionated, profane and vulgar, supremely narcissistic and sexist, are among the colorful descriptions both the public and media foist at KISS’ founding member Gene Simmons....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Heart and Metallica's James Hetfield Team Up on Hard-Charging 'Beautiful Broken'
June 20, 2016
Hear Heart and Metallica's James Hetfield Team Up on Hard-Charging 'Beautiful Broken'

Last week, Heart announced a new album, Beautiful Broken – and previewed its title track, a collaboration with James Hetfield of Metallica. The band has since premiered the full song,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Heart's New LP 'Beautiful Broken' and Duet with Metallica's James Hetfield (!)
June 14, 2016
Preview Heart's New LP 'Beautiful Broken' and Duet with Metallica's James Hetfield (!)

On July 8, Heart will release Beautiful Broken, a new studio album and their first since 2012’s Fanatic. For this one, Nancy and Ann Wilson tried something new…like bringing in...

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 | Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)
April 7, 2015
Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)

Watching Richie Furay and his talented band plow through an accomplished set at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California in late February of 2015, one walks away not only...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine of the Beach Boys – The Interview
September 14, 2013
Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine of the Beach Boys – The Interview

Holed away in his family’s music room, 18 year-old Brian Wilson, future music genius/visionary of The Beach Boys, is cocooned safely in his private sanctuary, immersed in what would become...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Not Fade Away: An Interview With Studio Engineer and Producer Andy Johns
April 16, 2013
Not Fade Away: An Interview With Studio Engineer and Producer Andy Johns

As the rock world mourns his death, perhaps his own words would be best at this time: hence, this interview with Johns, which was conducted prior to his untimely passing.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Meet Albert Watson, Rock Photographer
October 1, 2012
Meet Albert Watson, Rock Photographer

[Editor’s Note: Our Every Picture Tells a Story column is normally made up of lots of pretty pictures with very little text.  Once in a while we like to talk...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)
August 12, 2012
Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)

During a 2011 appearance at an Occupy L.A. rally Tom Morello – an original member of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave – wore a cap with the logo of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Ventura Interview: "The Whole Thing is a Fraud" (And He Doesn’t Mean Wrestling)
July 17, 2012
Jesse Ventura Interview: "The Whole Thing is a Fraud" (And He Doesn’t Mean Wrestling)

In his new book DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans, Jesse Ventura argues in favor of abolishing all political parties within what he calls a corrupt two-party system. From my perspective, I can’t advocate...

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 | Oscar the Grouch, Big Bird and Me (Caroll Spinney Interview)
March 19, 2012
Oscar the Grouch, Big Bird and Me (Caroll Spinney Interview)

Caroll Spinney may be the most unknown famous person in America… “It’s the Bird and Grouch who’s famous, not me,” says Spinney, the man who has spent the last 43...

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 | Women Who Rock Exhibit
February 16, 2012
Women Who Rock Exhibit

A trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH, is a must at some point for every music lover. For anybody nearby now would be a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock vs. Baseball: Whose Hall of Fame is Worse?
January 12, 2012
Rock vs. Baseball: Whose Hall of Fame is Worse?

I love baseball.   I love music.   It would be hard to say who meant more to me as an 11 year old, the Beatles or Sandy Koufax.  Suffice to say...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Landmarks (In Photographs)
January 12, 2012
Rock and Roll Landmarks (In Photographs)

Here are a handful of the most notable and infamous rock & roll landmarks in the history of the genre – whether they’re still standing, bulldozed, burnt to the ground,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Edgar Winter Keeps Playing That Rock ‘n’ Roll
September 19, 2011
Edgar Winter Keeps Playing That Rock ‘n’ Roll

With his white mop and pigment-free skin, Edgar Winter revolutionized rock and roll by inventing the keyboard strap, an innovation that allows him the freedom to move around on stage...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers
June 10, 2011
Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers

It’s hard enough being in a band without having to deal with the added stress of expectations weighing down upon you. Throughout rock history, bands and artists have had to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Duran Duran: ‘Future Past’ Complete Edition (Pre-Order); ‘A Hollywood High’ Docu-Concert Film Streaming Soon
November 17, 2022
Duran Duran: ‘Future Past’ Complete Edition (Pre-Order); ‘A Hollywood High’ Docu-Concert Film Streaming Soon

Duran Duran is in the midst of a (deserved) renaissance. The heralded English New Wave band was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Nov....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey Maps Out 2023 Freedom Tour ft. Toto to Commemorate 50th Anniversary
October 17, 2022
Journey Maps Out 2023 Freedom Tour ft. Toto to Commemorate 50th Anniversary

After a big run on the Freedom tour throughout 2022, Journey will continue the outing again next year, with special guests Toto returning for the occasion. And it’s a big...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gene Cornish Talks ‘My Life as a Rascal,’ Reuniting with Felix Cavaliere & More
October 13, 2022
Gene Cornish Talks ‘My Life as a Rascal,’ Reuniting with Felix Cavaliere & More

Gene Cornish was at a crossroads in 1964. Born in Ontario, Cornish moved to Rochester, NY, early in life and formed a band called the Unbeatables. The group made an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘It’s About Being Loved’: Linda Ronstadt Celebrates Her Mexican-American Heritage with New Book
October 12, 2022
‘It’s About Being Loved’: Linda Ronstadt Celebrates Her Mexican-American Heritage with New Book

Linda Ronstadt, the queen of California cool, recalls her heyday and the formative years that inspired her new book Feels Like Home: A Song for the Sonoran Borderlands — published...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RIP Art Laboe, Pioneering Radio DJ Who Coined Phrase ‘Oldies, But Goodies’: 1925-22
October 11, 2022
RIP Art Laboe, Pioneering Radio DJ Who Coined Phrase ‘Oldies, But Goodies’: 1925-22

News broke on Monday that Art Laboe, radio personality/DJ with a career spanning decades and an influence many consider pioneering across the industry, passed away on Oct. 7 at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush’s Geddy Lee Toasts Taylor Hawkins, Neil Peart with Heartfelt Instagram Post
October 5, 2022
Rush’s Geddy Lee Toasts Taylor Hawkins, Neil Peart with Heartfelt Instagram Post

We’re just over one week removed from the Foo Fighters‘ all-star tribute concert honoring late drummer Taylor Hawkins that took place at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles on Sept....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Jackson Browne Tells Stories, Sings Songs as Marvelous ‘An Evening With …’ Tour Visits Costa Mesa
September 7, 2022
Recap: Jackson Browne Tells Stories, Sings Songs as Marvelous ‘An Evening With …’ Tour Visits Costa Mesa

For the past 50+ years, Jackson Browne has written songs about personal reflection, love, loss and political awareness with a depth that stands apart from others who came to prominence  during...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS: Red Hot Chili Peppers Bring ‘Unlimited Love’ Tour Back Home to SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles
August 1, 2022
PHOTOS: Red Hot Chili Peppers Bring ‘Unlimited Love’ Tour Back Home to SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles

It’s been a year of revived activity for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and on Sunday night the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famers brought their celebratory Unlimited Love...

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: Richie Furay Covers Garth Brooks, John Denver, More on Inspired Tribute LP, ‘In the Country’ (Listen)
July 8, 2022
Out Now: Richie Furay Covers Garth Brooks, John Denver, More on Inspired Tribute LP, ‘In the Country’ (Listen)

Today, July 8, Richie Furay added to his musical legacy with a new record titled In the Country. Officially detailed in late April, it is the ninth solo studio album from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Richie Furay Cover Marc Cohn’s “Walking in Memphis”; ‘In the Country’ LP Coming 7/8
June 15, 2022
Hear Richie Furay Cover Marc Cohn’s “Walking in Memphis”; ‘In the Country’ LP Coming 7/8

On July 8, Richie Furay will add to his musical legacy with a new record titled In the Country. Officially detailed in late April, it will be the ninth solo...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Richie Furay Covers Keith Urban’s “Somebody Like You”; New ‘In the Country’ Album Coming 7/8
April 21, 2022
Richie Furay Covers Keith Urban’s “Somebody Like You”; New ‘In the Country’ Album Coming 7/8

On July 8, Richie Furay will add to his musical legacy with a new record titled In the Country. Officially detailed on Thursday, it will be the ninth solo studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stein Sitting Out Blondie’s Summer Tour Due to Heart Issue: “… A Dumbass Condition Called Arterial Fibrillation”
April 14, 2022
Chris Stein Sitting Out Blondie’s Summer Tour Due to Heart Issue: “… A Dumbass Condition Called Arterial Fibrillation”

Blondie has a busy touring schedule in the coming months, but Debbie Harry and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends will do so without Chris Stein, who announced that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies: Spring U.S. Tour Still On, U.K. Spring Tour Pushed to 2023
January 20, 2022
The Zombies: Spring U.S. Tour Still On, U.K. Spring Tour Pushed to 2023

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Zombies announced this week that they’ve tempered their 2022 touring plans a bit, due to a medical situation faced by one of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Hollies Set 60th Anniversary Tour Dates for 2022; First U.S. Tour in More Than 20 Years
November 19, 2021
The Hollies Set 60th Anniversary Tour Dates for 2022; First U.S. Tour in More Than 20 Years

In early 2022, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band The Hollies will embark on a very special 60th anniversary tour — the group’s first U.S. tour in more than...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Foo Fighters’ Indescribably Ridiculous “Love Dies Young” Video, ft. Synchronized Swimming, Coach Jason Sudeikis (from ‘Ted Lasso’) & a ‘Caddyshack’ Reference
November 18, 2021
Watch Foo Fighters’ Indescribably Ridiculous “Love Dies Young” Video, ft. Synchronized Swimming, Coach Jason Sudeikis (from ‘Ted Lasso’) & a ‘Caddyshack’ Reference

Every now and then we’re treated to a totally absurd music video from the Foo Fighters. Remember “Learn to Fly” and its madcap adventures in the sky? Or even as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies Announce ‘Life Is A Merry-Go-Round Tour’ for 2022
November 16, 2021
The Zombies Announce ‘Life Is A Merry-Go-Round Tour’ for 2022

Early next year, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Zombies will head out on the Life is a Merry-Go-Round tour, the group announced this week, with special guests Bruce...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Graeme Edge, Drummer/Co-Founder of the Moody Blues: 1941-2021
November 11, 2021
Rest in Peace Graeme Edge, Drummer/Co-Founder of the Moody Blues: 1941-2021

Graeme Edge, drummer and co-founder of The Moody Blues, has passed away at the age of 80, it was confirmed by his family on Thursday. No cause of death was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters to Star in ‘Studio 666’, a New ‘Full-Length Feature Horror Comedy Film,’ in February
November 8, 2021
Foo Fighters to Star in ‘Studio 666’, a New ‘Full-Length Feature Horror Comedy Film,’ in February

Medicine at Midnight, the most recent album from the Foo Fighters released in early February 2021, featured a recording process that front man Dave Grohl hinted was a bit eerie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Todd Rundgren & The Roots Team Up for the Funky New Track “Godiva Girl” — Listen
October 20, 2021
Todd Rundgren & The Roots Team Up for the Funky New Track “Godiva Girl” — Listen

“Godiva Girl” is the name of a new collaborative song between Todd Rundgren and The Roots. Shared this week, the pairing blends the best qualities of both acts into an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dave Grohl Thrash Along on Drums to “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from His ‘The Storyteller’ Book Tour
October 7, 2021
Watch Dave Grohl Thrash Along on Drums to “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from His ‘The Storyteller’ Book Tour

In the early pages of The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music, the new memoir from Foo Fighters and Nirvana icon Dave Grohl that was released this week, he details how...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream The Doobie Brothers’ New Album ‘Liberté,’ Featuring 12 New Songs (Pre-Order on CD)
October 1, 2021
Out Now: Stream The Doobie Brothers’ New Album ‘Liberté,’ Featuring 12 New Songs (Pre-Order on CD)

Today, Oct. 1,  Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Doobie Brothers  released a new album, Liberté. It features 12 new songs from Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons and John McFee, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce 2022 Tour on the ‘News’ (on 30th Anniversary of ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’)
September 24, 2021
Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce 2022 Tour on the ‘News’ (on 30th Anniversary of ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’)

Update Oct. 7: The Red Hot Chili Peppers announced the tour dates for this massive 2022 outing — click here for full details. —– Shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic hit...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Announces ‘The Storyteller – Live!’ In-Person Events to Celebrate Book Launch in October
September 20, 2021
Dave Grohl Announces ‘The Storyteller – Live!’ In-Person Events to Celebrate Book Launch in October

Next month, Foo Fighters front man, former Nirvana drummer and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dave Grohl will release The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music, his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | David Crosby Q&A: On His New Album ‘For Free,’ Spotify (“You’re Thieves”), Life at 80 & More
August 12, 2021
David Crosby Q&A: On His New Album ‘For Free,’ Spotify (“You’re Thieves”), Life at 80 & More

David Crosby, who turns 80 this month, is making the best music of his life right now. That’s right, the co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash (and Young)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doobie Brothers Share New 4-Song EP, Announce New Album ‘Liberté,’ Out 10/1 (Tour Starts 8/22)
August 6, 2021
The Doobie Brothers Share New 4-Song EP, Announce New Album ‘Liberté,’ Out 10/1 (Tour Starts 8/22)

On Oct. 1, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Doobie Brothers will release a new album, Liberté.  The record was officially announced on Friday, and will be their 15th...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doobie Brothers Share New Live Video of “Takin’ It to the Streets,” 50th Anniversary Tour Starts 8/22
August 2, 2021
The Doobie Brothers Share New Live Video of “Takin’ It to the Streets,” 50th Anniversary Tour Starts 8/22

On Aug. 22, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Doobie Brothers are scheduled to start their 50th anniversary tour, which was originally supposed to take place in 2020 prior...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Todd Rundgren Announces ‘The Individualist, A True Star’ Tour — 29 Dates, Starting in Oct. 2021
June 22, 2021
Todd Rundgren Announces ‘The Individualist, A True Star’ Tour — 29 Dates, Starting in Oct. 2021

SiriusXM Presents Todd Rundgren – The Individualist, A True Star is the official title of a new 29-date tour produced by Live Nation that the power pop mastermind detailed today,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cheap Trick Scores First-Ever No. 1 Album with ‘In Another World’ — Out Now!
April 19, 2021
Cheap Trick Scores First-Ever No. 1 Album with ‘In Another World’ — Out Now!

The heights reached by power-pop kings Cheap Trick over the years are endless. They’re pretty much the definition of the term, their songs casing an untouchable legacy that led them...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael McDonald Hosting Mother’s Day Weekend “Home Alone 3: Yo Mama Be There” Live Stream Event
April 16, 2021
Michael McDonald Hosting Mother’s Day Weekend “Home Alone 3: Yo Mama Be There” Live Stream Event

Renowned singer/songwriter/recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Michael McDonald has staged a handful of entertaining solo live stream concert events over the past few months, and his next one is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Power-Pop Legends Cheap Trick Return with Confident New Album ‘In Another World’ (Listen)
April 9, 2021
Out Now: Power-Pop Legends Cheap Trick Return with Confident New Album ‘In Another World’ (Listen)

Cheap Trick, the power-pop icons and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act with the respect of millions for decades’ worth of hard work, are back. In Another World is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | On Display Now: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s Latest Online Exhibit, ‘One Woman Show: Tina Turner’
March 30, 2021
On Display Now: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s Latest Online Exhibit, ‘One Woman Show: Tina Turner’

One Woman Show is a new online exhibition from the Morrison Hotel Gallery paying homage to legendary singer and 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction nominee Tina Turner....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Hearty Har’s Shane & Tyler Fogerty on Dad’s Legacy & Forging Their Own Path with ‘Radio Astro’
March 11, 2021
Turn Me On: Hearty Har’s Shane & Tyler Fogerty on Dad’s Legacy & Forging Their Own Path with ‘Radio Astro’

Hearty Har — the Los Angeles-band fronted by Tyler and Shane Fogerty — cut its collective teeth on the Southern California club circuit over the past decade. But the project’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Tina,’ the New Tina Turner Documentary Film Premiering on HBO Max 3/27
February 23, 2021
Preview ‘Tina,’ the New Tina Turner Documentary Film Premiering on HBO Max 3/27

Beginning on March 27, a new documentary film telling the inspirational story of legendary singer (and 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction nominee as a solo artist) Tina...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (GIVEAWAY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a The Police ‘Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings’ Vinyl Box Set
February 11, 2021
(GIVEAWAY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a The Police ‘Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings’ Vinyl Box Set

The entry period is now closed. Thank you! The music of The Police defied genre, style and expectation. Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers forged their own place in music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Michael McDonald Preview His 69th Birthday Live Stream Event 2/12 with ‘What a Fool Believes’ on ‘Kimmel’
February 9, 2021
Watch Michael McDonald Preview His 69th Birthday Live Stream Event 2/12 with ‘What a Fool Believes’ on ‘Kimmel’

This Friday, Feb. 12, legendary golden-voiced singer and recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Michael McDonald will host a special 69th birthday live stream event for himself titled,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael McDonald Playing ‘Home Alone 2 – Birthday Bash: A Party of One’ Live Stream Concert 2/12 (Tickets/Info)
January 6, 2021
Michael McDonald Playing ‘Home Alone 2 – Birthday Bash: A Party of One’ Live Stream Concert 2/12 (Tickets/Info)

On Feb. 12, renowned singer/songwriter/recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Michael McDonald will throw himself a lavish 69th birthday party with Home Alone 2 — Birthday Bash: A...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | November 2020 Issue
November 13, 2020
November 2020 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our November 2020 features. Peter Frampton: On His New Memoir, Twitter, Coping with Inclusion Body Myositis and More (The Interview) Reappraising Paul Weller’s The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard: Preview ‘Hysteria at the 02’ & ‘Hits Vegas’ Live Albums Due Out 10/16 (Pre-Order)
September 17, 2020
Def Leppard: Preview ‘Hysteria at the 02’ & ‘Hits Vegas’ Live Albums Due Out 10/16 (Pre-Order)

It’s been a whirlwind of a few years for Def Leppard — the English rock band was on the road heavily, playing the hits to its adoring fans around the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dire Straits ‘The Studio Albums 1978-1991’ CD, Vinyl Box Set Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)
September 8, 2020
Dire Straits ‘The Studio Albums 1978-1991’ CD, Vinyl Box Set Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)

The music of Dire Straits is timeless, as far as “classic rock” is concerned — and the band‘s six-album catalog released between 1978 and 1991 will be reissued on Oct....

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 | Rest in Peace, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Peter Green: 1946-2020
July 25, 2020
Rest in Peace, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Peter Green: 1946-2020

Peter Green, acclaimed musician, co-founder of Fleetwood Mac and an integral part of the band’s early era, has passed away at the age of 73. The BBC published a statement...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Doobie Brothers Play a Lively ‘Listen to the Music’ from Isolation (for Feeding America)
June 11, 2020
Watch the Doobie Brothers Play a Lively ‘Listen to the Music’ from Isolation (for Feeding America)

The Doobie Brothers may have had to postpone their anticipated 50th anniversary tour with Michael McDonald to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as their Rock and Roll...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Premiered the Uncensored ‘Jeremy’ Music Video for National Gun Violence Awareness Day (Watch)
June 8, 2020
Pearl Jam Premiered the Uncensored ‘Jeremy’ Music Video for National Gun Violence Awareness Day (Watch)

“Jeremy” by Pearl Jam is one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band‘s most well-known songs, a staple of the 1990s alt/rock scene and an early example of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Doobie Brothers Officially Reschedule 50th Anniversary Tour with Michael McDonald to 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 26, 2020
Doobie Brothers Officially Reschedule 50th Anniversary Tour with Michael McDonald to 2021 Due to COVID-19

On Tuesday, The Doobie Brothers announced that their anticipated 50th anniversary tour with Michael McDonald has been officially postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with the news,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear a Powerhouse Live Performance of ‘What the World Needs Now’ from Michael McDonald
May 13, 2020
Hear a Powerhouse Live Performance of ‘What the World Needs Now’ from Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald has released a new live cover of “What the World Needs Now,” the 1965 hit by Jackie DeShannon that was written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | There Are Some Great, Newly-Added Prince Live Recordings on Spotify — Listen
April 23, 2020
There Are Some Great, Newly-Added Prince Live Recordings on Spotify — Listen

Prince has been on everybody’s mind this week, as Tuesday marked the fourth anniversary of his passing in 2016. There was the star-studded Let’s Go Crazy: THE GRAMMY Salute to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Singer Bill Withers, Who Has Passed Away at 81 Due to Heart Complications (1938-2020)
April 3, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Singer Bill Withers, Who Has Passed Away at 81 Due to Heart Complications (1938-2020)

Bill Withers, the legendary singer/songwriter/Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician known for several classic hits including “Lean On Me,” “Use Me,” “Just the Two of Us,” “Lovely Day” and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael McDonald Premieres Powerful New Cover of Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ — Listen
April 2, 2020
Michael McDonald Premieres Powerful New Cover of Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ — Listen

Today, April 2, would have been the 81st birthday of the legendary Marvin Gaye — so it was the perfect date for “yacht rock” king and all-around music icon Michael...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Perform ‘Light of Day’ Separately While Maintaining Social Distancing Due to Self-Isolation
March 30, 2020
Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Perform ‘Light of Day’ Separately While Maintaining Social Distancing Due to Self-Isolation

Our new reality is one of separation and self-isolation, measures put in place in order to (hopefully) curb the spread of COVID-19 during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — but that...

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 | 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 | The Hollies Announce First U.S. Tour in 18 Years — ‘The Road is Long’ Out Set for July
March 2, 2020
The Hollies Announce First U.S. Tour in 18 Years — ‘The Road is Long’ Out Set for July

Esteemed legends and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers the Hollies will head out on a full U.S. tour later this year — the group’s first tour of the states...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Superblood Wolfmoon,’ the Riffy New Single from Pearl Jam
February 18, 2020
Hear ‘Superblood Wolfmoon,’ the Riffy New Single from Pearl Jam

We’re a little over a month away from the release of Gigaton, the anticipated new album from Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Pearl Jam, and now we have our...

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 | Def Leppard Announces 20/20 Vision Tour with Special Guests ZZ Top
February 13, 2020
Def Leppard Announces 20/20 Vision Tour with Special Guests ZZ Top

2020 is set to be a massive year for Def Leppard. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band is set to embark on the Stadium Tour alongside Motley Crue,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Releasing ‘The Early Years 79-81’ Box Set (with Unreleased Material) in March Ahead of This Summer’s ‘Stadium Tour’
January 31, 2020
Def Leppard Releasing ‘The Early Years 79-81’ Box Set (with Unreleased Material) in March Ahead of This Summer’s ‘Stadium Tour’

2020 is poised to be another gigantic year for Def Leppard, as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band will head out on the Stadium Tour alongside Motley Crue,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Throws Another Curveball with Funky New Song ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’ — Listen
January 22, 2020
Pearl Jam Throws Another Curveball with Funky New Song ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’ — Listen

Pearl Jam didn’t get to where it is today by doing what’s expected. After the monumental success of 1991’s Ten, the band went its own way on the track to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Donating Royalties of New Song ‘Oh Yeah!,’ Which Samples Joan Jett’s Cover of Gary Glitter’s ‘Do You Wanna Touch Me’
January 21, 2020
Green Day Donating Royalties of New Song ‘Oh Yeah!,’ Which Samples Joan Jett’s Cover of Gary Glitter’s ‘Do You Wanna Touch Me’

Late last week, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame punk/alternative band Green Day premiered a new single, “Oh Yeah!,” as a preview from its anticipated new album Father of All...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Frusciante has Rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers (Again), Replacing Josh Klinghoffer
December 15, 2019
John Frusciante has Rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers (Again), Replacing Josh Klinghoffer

The Red Hot Chili Peppers chose a Sunday afternoon to drop some gigantic news: Guitarist John Frusciante, who has been away from the band since 2009, is back in the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch High-Quality Videos from the Cure’s ‘Disintegration’ 30th Anniversary Show at the Sydney Opera House
December 11, 2019
Watch High-Quality Videos from the Cure’s ‘Disintegration’ 30th Anniversary Show at the Sydney Opera House

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act The Cure is alive and thriving at the moment — as the Pasadena Daydream Festival attested back in August. On May 30, 2019,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doobie Brothers Add 23 More Shows to 50th Anniversary Tour in 2020
November 25, 2019
The Doobie Brothers Add 23 More Shows to 50th Anniversary Tour in 2020

Last week, the Doobie Brothers announced plans for a huge 2020. Not only is the legendary band up for potential induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doobie Brothers (Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons, John McFee) Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
November 19, 2019
The Doobie Brothers (Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons, John McFee) Announce 50th Anniversary Tour

For the first time in 25 years, the Doobie Brothers — specifically, the lineup including Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald, Patt Simmons and John McFee — will join forces for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Depeche Mode’s New Concert Film ‘Spirits in the Forest,’ In Theaters Nov. 21
November 14, 2019
Preview Depeche Mode’s New Concert Film ‘Spirits in the Forest,’ In Theaters Nov. 21

For much of 2017 and 2018, Depeche Mode toured the world on its Global Spirit Tour, named after the band’s 2017 album Spirit. Across 115 shows spread throughout the world,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday, John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered for His 79th Birthday
October 9, 2019
Happy Birthday, John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered for His 79th Birthday

Today, October 9, is the date that John Lennon would have celebrated his 79th birthday, were he still alive. Happy Birthday, John. pic.twitter.com/TFWZXAyTiq — The Beatles (@thebeatles) October 9, 2019...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robert Smith Says the Cure Has Three New Albums to Release Soon
October 9, 2019
Robert Smith Says the Cure Has Three New Albums to Release Soon

The music world is already looking forward to a new album from The Cure, which could perhaps be released before the new year — but Robert Smith says he and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Music
September 13, 2019
Top 11 Songs About Music

Below, enjoy a selection of some of the most notable songs about music ever recorded — though there are countless more out there, of course! “I don’t like country music,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turns Out, a Festival Curated by the Cure is Quite a ‘Daydream’ Indeed (Pasadena Daydream Recap)
September 3, 2019
Turns Out, a Festival Curated by the Cure is Quite a ‘Daydream’ Indeed (Pasadena Daydream Recap)

Anybody in Southern California knows the absolute hassle that the Rose Bowl can be. So, when Goldenvoice announced a special new event titled the Pasadena Daydream Festival, with an eclectic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Cure’s Pasadena Daydream Festival Announces Robert Smith Signed Guitar Auction Event for 8/31
August 26, 2019
The Cure’s Pasadena Daydream Festival Announces Robert Smith Signed Guitar Auction Event for 8/31

This Saturday, August 31, The Cure will headline the Pasadena Daydream Festival, an event curated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band and put on in conjunction with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Set Times, Details Announced for The Cure’s Pasadena Daydream Festival, Set for 8/31 in Southern California
August 23, 2019
Set Times, Details Announced for The Cure’s Pasadena Daydream Festival, Set for 8/31 in Southern California

Next Saturday, August 31, a special new festival curated by The Cure will touch down at Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena California. The Pasadena Daydream Festival features an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead Put Stolen ‘OK Computer’ Material Up for Streaming/Download Anyway
June 11, 2019
Radiohead Put Stolen ‘OK Computer’ Material Up for Streaming/Download Anyway

Sometime last week, 18 hours of material from Radiohead‘s original OK Computer sessions made their way online in a pretty high-profile case of piracy — and the band has since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Announce Limited-Edition ‘Volume Two’ Box Set, Out June 21
April 26, 2019
Def Leppard Announce Limited-Edition ‘Volume Two’ Box Set, Out June 21

These are busy times for Def Leppard. Fresh off their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction on March 29 (which will air on HBO on April 27), the English...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey Announce Nine-Show Las Vegas Residency at the Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace
April 15, 2019
Journey Announce Nine-Show Las Vegas Residency at the Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace

Las Vegas residencies are all the rage these days for iconic musical acts — recent weeks have seen new special engagement announcements from Eagles, Def Leppard, and Aerosmith, among others,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The B-52s Announce 40th Anniversary Tour for Fall 2019
April 9, 2019
The B-52s Announce 40th Anniversary Tour for Fall 2019

In a recent interview with Rock Cellar, Kate Pierson of The B-52s discussed her band’s lengthy career and legacy (and aspirations of future Rock and Roll Hall of Fame enshrinement,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac Postpone North American Tour Dates as Stevie Nicks Recovers from the Flu
April 8, 2019
Fleetwood Mac Postpone North American Tour Dates as Stevie Nicks Recovers from the Flu

Fleetwood Mac postponed their upcoming tour dates, it was announced on Monday, as Stevie Nicks recovers from the flu. The shows in question are four Canadian tour stops, which are...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top Announce 50th Anniversary Tour, Set for the U.S. This Fall; Cheap Trick/Lynyrd Skynyrd Opening
April 8, 2019
ZZ Top Announce 50th Anniversary Tour, Set for the U.S. This Fall; Cheap Trick/Lynyrd Skynyrd Opening

Texas three-piece rock and roll outfit ZZ Top emerged from Houston in 1969 — making 2019 the band’s 50th anniversary. This fall, Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Announce ‘The Sin City Residency’ at Las Vegas’ Planet Hollywood
February 13, 2019
Def Leppard Announce ‘The Sin City Residency’ at Las Vegas’ Planet Hollywood

Las Vegas residencies are all the rage these days, and on Wednesday Def Leppard announced one of their own, set for the Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood later this year....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Jimi Hendrix’
May 10, 2017
Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Jimi Hendrix’

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame calls Jimi Hendrix “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music.” Hendrix was an unparalleled guitarist and showman who helped launch...

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 | Ann Wilson of Heart Maps Out 20-Date North American Solo Tour
January 11, 2017
Ann Wilson of Heart Maps Out 20-Date North American Solo Tour

Beginning in early March, Ann Wilson will embark on a solo tour across much of the United States. Dubbed the Ann Wilson of Heart Tour, the trek will span 20...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foreigner Announces 40th Anniversary Tour — Cheap Trick, Jason Bonham to Support
January 9, 2017
Foreigner Announces 40th Anniversary Tour — Cheap Trick, Jason Bonham to Support

This summer, Foreigner will head out on the road in commemoration of its 40th anniversary (as reported by Billboard). The chart-topping band responsible for still-heavily-played songs such as “Juke Box...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Deep Purple: Stream 'Time for Bedlam,' from Upcoming Album 'InFinite'
December 14, 2016
New from Deep Purple: Stream 'Time for Bedlam,' from Upcoming Album 'InFinite'

On April 7, Deep Purple will return with a new album titled InFinite. It’ll be the legendary band’s first new record since 2013’s Now What?!. The band also premiered a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Leon Russell: 1942-2016
November 13, 2016
Rest in Peace, Leon Russell: 1942-2016

Acclaimed and revered singer/songwriter/session musician Leon Russell has died at the age of 74, it was announced on his Facebook page Sunday morning. His wife reported that Russell passed in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush: '2112' 40th Anniversary Reissue Coming on 12/16 with Covers from Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, More
November 7, 2016
Rush: '2112' 40th Anniversary Reissue Coming on 12/16 with Covers from Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, More

On December 16, a fancy new 40th anniversary reissue of Rush‘s landmark album 2112 will be released. Needless to say, the Canadian prog-rock heroes have quite a package in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Detail Full 2017 North American Tour Supporting 'Revolution Radio', Against Me! to Support
October 12, 2016
Green Day Detail Full 2017 North American Tour Supporting 'Revolution Radio', Against Me! to Support

After a few years off, Green Day are back to being their busy selves — the Bay Area alt/punk icons just released a solid, intensely personal new album, Revolution Radio,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Third Eye Blind's Stephan Jenkins Made Folks at Gig Near the RNC a Bit Uncomfortable…On Purpose
July 20, 2016
Third Eye Blind's Stephan Jenkins Made Folks at Gig Near the RNC a Bit Uncomfortable…On Purpose

Third Eye Blind is a band based out of San Francisco. Songwriter/singer/guitarist Stephan Jenkins is an unabashed left-leaning individual with personal views that clash strongly with the GOP. Despite that context,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Stream Heart's New Album 'Beautiful Broken'
July 8, 2016
Best New Music: Stream Heart's New Album 'Beautiful Broken'

Ann and Nancy Wilson have returned! Heart released a new album, Beautiful Broken, today. Featuring 10 tracks of new material (such as the title track, a duet with Metallica‘s James...

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 | 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 | Neil Peart of Rush: The World’s Audience (The Interview)
December 10, 2014
Neil Peart of Rush: The World’s Audience (The Interview)

Neil Peart is widely regarded as one of the greatest — if not the greatest — drummers in rock history. But the stickman for genre-defining Canadian prog-rockers Rush does not carry himself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Densmore of The Doors (Interview)
February 4, 2014
John Densmore of The Doors (Interview)

The Doors’ drummer John Densmore is many things: the co-writer of some of the most iconic songs in the history of rock, a political activist, author of two compelling memoirs (Riders on the...

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 | RINGO!
June 19, 2012
RINGO!

With a little help from his friends, Ringo Starr cranked up the 13th-edition All-Starr Band last week in Niagara Falls, gassed it up, and is taking it on the road…...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Donovan is BACK!
April 16, 2012
Donovan is BACK!

Only a handful of individuals in music are known by a single name, and a few are legends. The artist simply known as “Donovan” certainly is one of those. His...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Visual Art of 7 More Musicians – Part 3
November 14, 2011
The Visual Art of 7 More Musicians – Part 3

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 | Rest in Peace, Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac: 1943-2022
November 30, 2022
Rest in Peace, Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac: 1943-2022

Christine McVie, a longtime member of Fleetwood Mac, has died at the age of 79. The sad news was announced on Wednesday by McVie’s family, which issued a statement on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: KISS Revisits 1982’s ‘Creatures of the Night’ for 40th Anniversary Edition (Listen/Buy)
November 18, 2022
Out Now: KISS Revisits 1982’s ‘Creatures of the Night’ for 40th Anniversary Edition (Listen/Buy)

Originally released in 1982, Creatures of the Night was a major moment in KISS’ meteoric career, becoming a heavy fan favorite among the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band‘s many releases. Today, Nov. 18,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | P!NK Announces ‘Summer Carnival’ 2023 Tour, Featuring Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo on Select Dates
November 14, 2022
P!NK Announces ‘Summer Carnival’ 2023 Tour, Featuring Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo on Select Dates

On Monday, pop superstar P!nk announced a huge 2023 tour dubbed the Summer Carnival — and along for the fun on a few select dates will be Pat Benatar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff “Skunk” Baxter Announces Midwest Tour Dates; Solo Debut ‘Speed of Heat’ Available Now
November 10, 2022
Jeff “Skunk” Baxter Announces Midwest Tour Dates; Solo Debut ‘Speed of Heat’ Available Now

Back in mid-June, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Jeff “Skunk” Baxter hit a career milestone by releasing his very first solo record, Speed of Heat. In commemoration of the new record and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Remain in Light’ Tour: Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison, Adrian Belew Announce 19-Date Trek for 2023
November 1, 2022
‘Remain in Light’ Tour: Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison, Adrian Belew Announce 19-Date Trek for 2023

In early 2023, Talking Heads‘ Jerry Harrison and heralded touring member Adrian Belew will hit the road for a 19-date tour celebrating the legendary band’s 1980 album, Remain in Light....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview KISS’ ‘Creatures of the Night’ Reissue with “Not for the Innocent (Demo)”; Box Set Out 11/18
October 31, 2022
Preview KISS’ ‘Creatures of the Night’ Reissue with “Not for the Innocent (Demo)”; Box Set Out 11/18

Originally released in 1982, Creatures of the Night was a major moment in KISS‘ meteoric career, becoming a heavy fan favorite among the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band‘s many releases. The album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Early Reports of Jerry Lee Lewis’ Passing Were Premature
October 27, 2022
Early Reports of Jerry Lee Lewis’ Passing Were Premature

Update, Oct. 28: Jerry Lee Lewis has died at the age of 87, after reports earlier in the week were made prematurely. Social media was abuzz on Wednesday with reports...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Get Dressed Up for “The Drummer” Video; ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’ Out Now
October 18, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers Get Dressed Up for “The Drummer” Video; ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’ Out Now

It’s a good time to be a Red Hot Chili Peppers fan. Not only did the iconic rockers embark on an excellent North American run of its global tour this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Todd Rundgren Releases New Album ‘Space Force’ (Listen); Celebrating Bowie Tour on Now
October 14, 2022
Out Now: Todd Rundgren Releases New Album ‘Space Force’ (Listen); Celebrating Bowie Tour on Now

Space Force is the title of a brand new studio album from Todd Rundgren, which the esteemed singer/songwriter/prog icon released today, Oct. 14. Rundgren has had the album in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Tap a Wellspring of Creativity for ‘Return of the Dream Canteen,’ Second Double-LP of 2022
October 14, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers Tap a Wellspring of Creativity for ‘Return of the Dream Canteen,’ Second Double-LP of 2022

Releasing two separate 17-song albums in the same year is an act of supreme confidence. The Red Hot Chili Peppers possess that confidence. Return of the Dream Canteen is the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Give “Eddie” Live Debut; ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’ LP Out Friday 10/14
October 10, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers Give “Eddie” Live Debut; ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’ LP Out Friday 10/14

This coming Friday, Oct. 14, will bring with it the release of Return of the Dream Canteen, a new album from the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the second new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Depeche Mode: New Studio Album, ‘Memento Mori’ World Tour Coming in 2023
October 4, 2022
Depeche Mode: New Studio Album, ‘Memento Mori’ World Tour Coming in 2023

Next year will be a big one for legendary English synth-pop/electronic rock band Depeche Mode. On Tuesday, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame group — which at this point...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Stream “Eddie,” a Guitar-Wailing Tribute to Eddie Van Halen (New LP Out 10/14)
September 23, 2022
New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Stream “Eddie,” a Guitar-Wailing Tribute to Eddie Van Halen (New LP Out 10/14)

The Red Hot Chili Peppers debuted a new song, “Eddie,” the second track shared ahead of the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers‘ new album, Return of the Dream Canteen....

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Revisiting ‘Creatures of the Night’ for 40th Anniversary Reissue 11/18 (Preview/Pre-Order)
September 21, 2022
KISS Revisiting ‘Creatures of the Night’ for 40th Anniversary Reissue 11/18 (Preview/Pre-Order)

Originally released in 1982, Creatures of the Night was a major moment in KISS‘ meteoric career, becoming a heavy fan favorite among the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’ 10/14: Record Store Day Black Friday Version Announced
September 19, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’ 10/14: Record Store Day Black Friday Version Announced

Back in early April, the Red Hot Chili Peppers returned with Unlimited Love — a sprawling artistic statement that marked the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band’s first album with guitarist John Frusciante since 2006’s Stadium Arcadium....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talking Heads Celebrate 45 Years of Debut LP ‘Talking Heads ’77’ with New Site/Instagram/YouTube & More
September 19, 2022
Talking Heads Celebrate 45 Years of Debut LP ‘Talking Heads ’77’ with New Site/Instagram/YouTube & More

Originally released in April of 1977, Talking Heads: 77 announced the arrival of the groundbreaking musical group, the one that firmly put David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, and Tina...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Watch the “Tippa My Tongue” Video; ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’ 10/14
August 18, 2022
New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Watch the “Tippa My Tongue” Video; ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’ 10/14

Back in early April, the Red Hot Chili Peppers returned with Unlimited Love — a sprawling artistic statement that marked the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band‘s first album with guitarist John Frusciante since 2006’s Stadium Arcadium....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Todd Rundgren Debuts “Puzzle” ft. Adrian Belew; New Album ‘Space Force’ Out 10/14 (Pre-Order)
August 17, 2022
Todd Rundgren Debuts “Puzzle” ft. Adrian Belew; New Album ‘Space Force’ Out 10/14 (Pre-Order)

On Oct. 14, Todd Rundgren will release Space Force, a new collaborative album that the prog/power-pop master has been working on for some time. Accompanying the news on Wednesday was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Red Hot Chili Peppers/The Strokes/King Princess Light Up Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium
August 8, 2022
Recap: Red Hot Chili Peppers/The Strokes/King Princess Light Up Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium

One of the most powerful attributes of music is its ability to bring together people of all demographics, backgrounds and ideologies. Over the course of the past few decades, few...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff “Skunk” Baxter on West Coast Tour; Solo Debut ‘Speed of Heat’ Available Now
August 4, 2022
Jeff “Skunk” Baxter on West Coast Tour; Solo Debut ‘Speed of Heat’ Available Now

This past Friday, June 17,  Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Jeff “Skunk” Baxter hit a career milestone by releasing his very first solo record, Speed of Heat. In commemoration...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Celebrating David Bowie’ Tour 2022: Todd Rundgren, Adrian Belew, Scrote, Royston Langdon, & More
August 3, 2022
‘Celebrating David Bowie’ Tour 2022: Todd Rundgren, Adrian Belew, Scrote, Royston Langdon, & More

This fall, an all-star assortment of musicians will gather once again for another edition of the Celebrating David Bowie tour. Featuring Todd Rundgren, former Bowie musical director Adrian Belew, Scrote,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers: ‘Return of the Dream Canteen,’ Second New Album of 2022, Coming 10/14
July 24, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers: ‘Return of the Dream Canteen,’ Second New Album of 2022, Coming 10/14

Back in early April, the Red Hot Chili Peppers returned with Unlimited Love — a sprawling artistic statement that marked the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band‘s first album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judas Priest’s Rob Halford is Just Like Us: Singing Classic ‘Priest’ Songs While Doing the Dishes
July 14, 2022
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford is Just Like Us: Singing Classic ‘Priest’ Songs While Doing the Dishes

We love it when our favorite rock stars reveal things about themselves to which we “regular people” can relate. The latest example of this comes from Judas Priest main man...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Releasing ‘Gigaton (Tour Edition)’ 7/8, Featuring 11 Live Songs Recorded on 2021 Tour
June 28, 2022
Pearl Jam Releasing ‘Gigaton (Tour Edition)’ 7/8, Featuring 11 Live Songs Recorded on 2021 Tour

Pearl Jam recently embarked on its anticipated Gigaton tour, which was originally postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic after being scheduled in support of the Rock & Roll Hall of...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Foo Fighters Announce Very Special Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts — 9/3 in London, 9/27 in Los Angeles
June 8, 2022
Foo Fighters Announce Very Special Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts — 9/3 in London, 9/27 in Los Angeles

It’s been a little over two months since the tragic passing of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, who was found dead in his hotel room in Colombia on March 25...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Def Leppard Unleashes New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ as a Warm-Up for This Summer’s Stadium Tour (Listen)
May 27, 2022
Out Now: Def Leppard Unleashes New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ as a Warm-Up for This Summer’s Stadium Tour (Listen)

Coming up in mid-June, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard will head out on the highly anticipated (and delayed) Stadium Tour alongside fellow crowd-pleasers Motley Crue, Joan Jett...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Journey: Stream “Let It Rain,” from ‘Freedom’ Album Coming July 8
May 17, 2022
New Journey: Stream “Let It Rain,” from ‘Freedom’ Album Coming July 8

“Let It Rain” is the latest song shared from Freedom, a new album from Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Journey slated for release on July 8. Beginning with a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | MUNA Shares One-Shot Video for “Kind of Girl,” a Self-Identity Anthem of Empowerment; New Album 6/24
April 28, 2022
MUNA Shares One-Shot Video for “Kind of Girl,” a Self-Identity Anthem of Empowerment; New Album 6/24

MUNA is riding a wave of momentum right now, and on June 24 the indie/pop band will release its new self-titled album on Saddest Factory Records, an imprint of the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Unleashes the Singalong-Ready “Take What You Want,” New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27
April 20, 2022
Def Leppard Unleashes the Singalong-Ready “Take What You Want,” New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27

English Rock & Roll Hall of Fame heroes Def Leppard are gearing up for a big summer on the Stadium Tour alongside Motley Crue, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | MUNA Brings Infectious New Single “Anything But Me” to ‘Ellen’ — Debut LP Out 6/24 on Saddest Factory Records
April 19, 2022
MUNA Brings Infectious New Single “Anything But Me” to ‘Ellen’ — Debut LP Out 6/24 on Saddest Factory Records

Los Angeles-based indie/pop band MUNA is gearing up to release its new self-titled album on Saddest Factory Records, an imprint of the Dead Oceans label that was founded by Phoebe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Red Hot Chili Peppers ‘Unlimited Love,’ ft. the Return of John Frusciante (on Fallon/Kimmel Tonight 4/1)
April 1, 2022
Out Now: Red Hot Chili Peppers ‘Unlimited Love,’ ft. the Return of John Frusciante (on Fallon/Kimmel Tonight 4/1)

Welcome back, Red Hot Chili Peppers — and guitarist John Frusciante. The heralded Frusciante returns on Unlimited Love, a new album from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Heads to the Carnival in a New Video for its Fist-Pumping, Stadium Tour-Ready Anthem “Kick”
March 31, 2022
Def Leppard Heads to the Carnival in a New Video for its Fist-Pumping, Stadium Tour-Ready Anthem “Kick”

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard recently unveiled plans for a new album, Diamond Star Halos, which will be released on May 27 — just ahead of this...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Ann Wilson: Stream the Anthemic “A Moment in Heaven,” from Upcoming Album ‘Fierce Bliss’
March 29, 2022
New Ann Wilson: Stream the Anthemic “A Moment in Heaven,” from Upcoming Album ‘Fierce Bliss’

Ann Wilson of Heart will add to her legacy on April 29 with a new solo album, Fierce Bliss. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer/songwriter has been previewing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more
March 28, 2022
RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more

Friday night’s devastating news that Taylor Hawkins was found dead in his hotel room in Colombia at age 50 was met with unimaginable shock and grief from all corners of...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Hear John Frusciante’s Guitar Shimmer on “Not The One,” ‘Unlimited Love’ LP Out 4/1
March 24, 2022
New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Hear John Frusciante’s Guitar Shimmer on “Not The One,” ‘Unlimited Love’ LP Out 4/1

As promised by the band this week on social media, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have unleashed a new song, “Not the One,” the third preview of the Rock &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Tease “Not the One,” New Song Debuting 3/25; ‘Unlimited Love’ LP 4/1
March 23, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers Tease “Not the One,” New Song Debuting 3/25; ‘Unlimited Love’ LP 4/1

On April 1, the Red Hot Chili Peppers will release Unlimited Love, an anticipated new album that finds guitarist John Frusciante back in the mix for the first time since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aerosmith Returning to Las Vegas for ‘Deuces Are Wild’ Residency at Dolby Live: 24 Shows from June 17 – Dec. 11
March 23, 2022
Aerosmith Returning to Las Vegas for ‘Deuces Are Wild’ Residency at Dolby Live: 24 Shows from June 17 – Dec. 11

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Aerosmith will be getting “back in the saddle,” so to speak, in Las Vegas — returning to Sin City for a new residency at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Graham Nash Previews New Live Album Out May 6 with “Military Madness”; 2022 Tour On Now
March 22, 2022
Graham Nash Previews New Live Album Out May 6 with “Military Madness”; 2022 Tour On Now

On May 6, legendary singer/songwriter/two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Graham Nash will release Graham Nash: Live, a collection of recordings capturing performances from a Northeastern tour in September...

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 | George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic: ‘One Nation Under a Groove’ Tour Coming This Summer
March 21, 2022
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic: ‘One Nation Under a Groove’ Tour Coming This Summer

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic want to entertain the masses this summer — and the legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame funk ensemble will do just that on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard: New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27 Before Stadium Tour; Stream “Kick”
March 17, 2022
Def Leppard: New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27 Before Stadium Tour; Stream “Kick”

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard are gearing up for this summer’s anticipated (and delayed) Stadium Tour alongside Motley Crue, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Poison —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | MUNA Shares “Anything But Me,” Details Tour; New Album 6/24 on Phoebe Bridgers’s Saddest Factory Records
March 16, 2022
MUNA Shares “Anything But Me,” Details Tour; New Album 6/24 on Phoebe Bridgers’s Saddest Factory Records

Los Angeles-based indie/pop band MUNA is ready for the spotlight — and on June 24, the band will release a new self-titled album on Saddest Factory Records, an imprint of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Announces Rescheduled 2022 North American Tour Dates Supporting 2020’s ‘Gigaton’
March 14, 2022
Pearl Jam Announces Rescheduled 2022 North American Tour Dates Supporting 2020’s ‘Gigaton’

At long last, Pearl Jam has officially announced new North American tour dates — a rescheduled edition of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band‘s scrapped 2020 tour in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wayne Kramer Revives MC5: ‘Heavy Lifting’ Tour in May, New Album ‘We Are All MC5’ in October
March 9, 2022
Wayne Kramer Revives MC5: ‘Heavy Lifting’ Tour in May, New Album ‘We Are All MC5’ in October

Basking in the glow of a long overdue Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nomination, Wayne Kramer has resurrected MC5 and will head out on a special tour in May...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Run, Rose, Run,’ a New LP from Dolly Parton — Paired with a Book She Co-Authored with James Patterson
March 4, 2022
Out Now: ‘Run, Rose, Run,’ a New LP from Dolly Parton — Paired with a Book She Co-Authored with James Patterson

Today, March 4, the inimitable Dolly Parton adds to her ever-growing legacy of music with Run, Rose, Run, a new record that marks her 48th studio album to date. It’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blondie Announce August U.S. Tour with Special Guest The Damned; Playing Cruel World Festival in May
March 2, 2022
Blondie Announce August U.S. Tour with Special Guest The Damned; Playing Cruel World Festival in May

This summer, Debbie Harry, Chris Stein and Blondie will head out on the road for a run of U.S. tour dates, the legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming in May: ‘Long Train Runnin’: Our Story of the Doobie Brothers,’ by Tom Johnston & Pat Simmons
February 16, 2022
Coming in May: ‘Long Train Runnin’: Our Story of the Doobie Brothers,’ by Tom Johnston & Pat Simmons

The history of The Doobie Brothers is undeniable — the band finally made it into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2020 after decades’ worth of memorable music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart Sets 2022 Summer Tour with Special Guests Cheap Trick — 38 Shows Across North America
February 16, 2022
Rod Stewart Sets 2022 Summer Tour with Special Guests Cheap Trick — 38 Shows Across North America

Sir Rod Stewart recently announced a massive tour set for this summer, which will take the legendary singer/songwriter out on the road across North America with special guests Cheap Trick...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Add 10 More Shows to 2022 North American Tour; ‘Studio 666’ Movie in Theaters 2/25
February 14, 2022
Foo Fighters Add 10 More Shows to 2022 North American Tour; ‘Studio 666’ Movie in Theaters 2/25

Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters already have a busy summer ahead of them, and on Monday, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band added to that schedule with...

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: Eddie Vedder ‘Earthling,’ a Soaring, Emotional LP ft. Elton John, Ringo Starr, Stevie Wonder & Eddie’s Father
February 11, 2022
Out Now: Eddie Vedder ‘Earthling,’ a Soaring, Emotional LP ft. Elton John, Ringo Starr, Stevie Wonder & Eddie’s Father

Today, Feb. 11, Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder releases Earthling, a brand new studio album that is his third proper full-length solo record overall. His first since 2011’s Ukulele...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Foo Fighters Play a VR Concert in the Metaverse After the Super Bowl 2/13 — Here’s How
February 8, 2022
Watch the Foo Fighters Play a VR Concert in the Metaverse After the Super Bowl 2/13 — Here’s How

Somewhat inexplicably, the Foo Fighters have never performed at the Super Bowl Halftime Show — but this coming Sunday, Feb. 13, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nine Inch Nails Announce Short U.S. Tour for 2022 Around Festival Dates at Shaky Knees & Primavera Sound
February 7, 2022
Nine Inch Nails Announce Short U.S. Tour for 2022 Around Festival Dates at Shaky Knees & Primavera Sound

Coming up this spring and fall, Nine Inch Nails will play a handful of U.S. tour dates, the Trent Reznor-led band announced on Monday. Support for the shows will be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Tease New Song on Social Media with a 20-Second John Frusciante Guitar Solo
February 2, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers Tease New Song on Social Media with a 20-Second John Frusciante Guitar Solo

Update: The Red Hot Chili Peppers have premiered “Black Summer” and announced a new album — click here. It’s looking more likely than ever that a new single from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream: The Beatles’ Rooftop Concert Audio Released to Help Commemorate 53rd Anniversary of Classic Performance
January 28, 2022
Stream: The Beatles’ Rooftop Concert Audio Released to Help Commemorate 53rd Anniversary of Classic Performance

This coming Sunday, Jan. 30, marks the 53rd anniversary of The Beatles‘ rooftop performance atop Apple Corps HQ in London. For the first time, isolated audio recordings from the rooftop...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Announce New West Coast Tour Dates for the Spring
January 25, 2022
The Go-Go’s Announce New West Coast Tour Dates for the Spring

Back in the final days of 2021, COVID-related setbacks forced The Go-Go’s to postpone a series of West Coast live performances meant as a celebration of the band’s Rock &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Bruce Sudano’s “Fatal Love” Video,’ from New Album ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ (Available Now)
January 25, 2022
Premiere: Bruce Sudano’s “Fatal Love” Video,’ from New Album ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ (Available Now)

Back in October, singer/songwriter Bruce Sudano added to his catalog of music with Ode to a Nightingale, a seven-song album featuring the single “Fatal Love.” That song now has an...

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 | Bon Jovi Details 2022 North American Arena Tour
January 7, 2022
Bon Jovi Details 2022 North American Arena Tour

This spring, Bon Jovi will embark on an arena tour of cities in North America. The news was made official early Friday morning. The outing will essentially serve as the...

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 | The Go-Go’s Postpone December/January West Coast Tour Dates Due to COVID
December 29, 2021
The Go-Go’s Postpone December/January West Coast Tour Dates Due to COVID

The Go-Go’s were supposed to play some celebratory concerts on the West Coast this week and into early January in commemoration of their Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021
December 29, 2021
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2022 (and hopefully a return to more of a “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic has rendered...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Inside the New ‘Carpenters: The Musical Legacy’ Book with Richard Carpenter & Authors Mike Cidoni Lennox/Chris May
December 9, 2021
Q&A: Inside the New ‘Carpenters: The Musical Legacy’ Book with Richard Carpenter & Authors Mike Cidoni Lennox/Chris May

“Close to You,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “For All We Know,” “Rainy Days and Mondays, “Goodbye to Love,“ “Yesterday Once More,” “Top of the World” —  Carpenters’ legacy of exquisitely...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Announce Big North American Tour for Summer 2022; Tickets On Sale 12/3
November 30, 2021
Foo Fighters Announce Big North American Tour for Summer 2022; Tickets On Sale 12/3

If you haven’t kept up with everything the Foo Fighters have been up to lately, it’s OK — Dave Grohl & the guys have been busy. From their Rock &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rare Aerosmith: Hear “Movin’ Out,” from ‘1971: The Road Starts Hear,’ Out 11/26 for Record Store Day Black Friday
November 17, 2021
Rare Aerosmith: Hear “Movin’ Out,” from ‘1971: The Road Starts Hear,’ Out 11/26 for Record Store Day Black Friday

“Movin’ Out” is the name of a raw, newly unearthed recording from Aerosmith dating back to 1971. The rehearsal recording is a preview of 1971: The Road Starts Hear, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | October 2021 Issue
October 12, 2021
October 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our October 2021 features. Tom Morello on His New Album (‘As Much of a Life Raft and an Anti-Depressant as Anything Else),’ Social Media,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | R.E.M. Details ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi’ 25th Anniversary 10/29; Stream Alternate Version of “Leave” (Pre-Order)
August 24, 2021
R.E.M. Details ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi’ 25th Anniversary 10/29; Stream Alternate Version of “Leave” (Pre-Order)

Originally released in 1996, New Adventures in Hi-Fi was the tenth studio album from rock/indie band R.E.M. — and on Oct. 19, the record will be revisited for a deluxe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Sweets
July 13, 2021
Top 11 Songs About Sweets

For his latest Top 11 column, Frank Mastropolo looks at some of the most notable songs based on sweets.  I like to serve chocolate cake, because it doesn’t show the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Lens: Music Photographer Jérôme Brunet — Licensed to Shoot (Q&A)
July 1, 2021
Behind the Lens: Music Photographer Jérôme Brunet — Licensed to Shoot (Q&A)

Jérôme Brunet is arguably to music photography what James Bond is to espionage. Like 007, Brunet has a great eye for taking aim. But instead of armed with a Beretta...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Cheap Trick: Stream the Raucous ‘Light Up the Fire’; Pre-Order New Album ‘In Another World’
January 28, 2021
New from Cheap Trick: Stream the Raucous ‘Light Up the Fire’; Pre-Order New Album ‘In Another World’

Rock Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick premiered a new song on Thursday, a preview of the classic power-pop/rock band‘s 20th studio album. In Another World will be released on...

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 | Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)
December 15, 2020
Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)

If there’s a rock, alternative or country music enthusiast on your holiday shopping list, we’ve got you covered with a last-minute gift guide including some noteworthy box sets and classic...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/16-18: #SOSFest to Save Our Stages, Immediate Family, Bob Weir Birthday, Jason Isbell, Third Eye Blind, Beabadoobee, Sammy Hagar, Stone Temple Pilots, More
October 16, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/16-18: #SOSFest to Save Our Stages, Immediate Family, Bob Weir Birthday, Jason Isbell, Third Eye Blind, Beabadoobee, Sammy Hagar, Stone Temple Pilots, More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of COVID-19....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About (or Dedicated to) Children
October 12, 2020
Top 11 Songs About (or Dedicated to) Children

For our latest Top 11 list, writer Frank Mastropolo selects some of the most notable songs about — or dedicated to — children to be released over the years.  “Be...

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

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

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

Click below to enjoy our new June 2020 features: Ronnie Wood: Artist, Painter, Author, Rolling Stone (The Interview) Q&A: Dion on His NYC Roots and His Star-Studded New Album, ‘Blues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Streetlight Harmonies’: Doo-Wop Doc Goes Deep on Beloved Musical Genre (Film Review)
April 14, 2020
‘Streetlight Harmonies’: Doo-Wop Doc Goes Deep on Beloved Musical Genre (Film Review)

I Only Have Ears For You: Doo-Wop Doc Streetlight Harmonies Does Deep Doo Run Run on Beloved Musical Genre This reviewer would be hard-pressed to find a more appropriate film...

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

Click below to enjoy our April 2019 features: The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview) Inside the Rolling...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blues Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Previews ‘Live at the Sydney Opera House’ Album
August 28, 2019
Blues Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Previews ‘Live at the Sydney Opera House’ Album

Joe Bonamassa is a tireless blues guitar icon, touring the world virtually nonstop all the time — or at least it seems like he’s always on tour, playing to 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 | Rest in Peace, Dr. John: 1941 – 2019
June 6, 2019
Rest in Peace, Dr. John: 1941 – 2019

Malcolm John Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, the New Orleans-based genre-bending musician dabbling in blues, funk, r&b and more, has passed away at the age of 77 of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Ace Frehley Go on an Epic Space Adventure in His Animated Video for ‘Mission to Mars’
May 28, 2019
Watch Ace Frehley Go on an Epic Space Adventure in His Animated Video for ‘Mission to Mars’

Back in October, Ace Frehley released his latest solo album, Spaceman — and the longtime KISS guitarist known as the “Space Ace” has now premiered a wild new animated music...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phil Collen of Def Leppard – The Interview
March 13, 2017
Phil Collen of Def Leppard – The Interview

Exploding onto the music scene with a ferocious sound blending primal riffs with a melodic smartness thanks to massive radio hits like “Photograph,” “Rock Of Ages,” “Pour Some Sugar On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greetings from Bunezuela: A Chat with Longtime Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos
December 9, 2016
Greetings from Bunezuela: A Chat with Longtime Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos

In today’s fast-paced culture addicted to instant gratification, some things take time — months, years and sometimes decades. Case in point: Greetings from Bunezuela!, the debut solo album by legendary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Timothy B. Schmit Takes a ‘Leap of Faith’ – The Interview
November 10, 2016
Timothy B. Schmit Takes a ‘Leap of Faith’ – The Interview

Timothy B. Schmit has been blessed with an extraordinary voice capable of profound expressiveness and he’s a damn fine bass player to boot, so it’s no wonder that the Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Tyler Goes Solo – The Interview
August 8, 2016
Steven Tyler Goes Solo – The Interview

At age 68, Steven Tyler continues to surprise. Long-time Aerosmith fans might be scratching their heads with news that Steven Tyler has just completed a country solo album, We’re All Somebody...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Justin Hayward’s ‘Stage Door’ – Conversation with the Moody Blues Legend
August 8, 2016
Justin Hayward’s ‘Stage Door’ – Conversation with the Moody Blues Legend

The title of the first solo album by Moody Blues guitarist/lead vocalist Justin Hayward is Songwriter. Judging by Hayward’s remarkably inventive output penning such enduring hits as Nights In White Satin,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Nonsense Songs
July 8, 2016
Top 11 Nonsense Songs

“The world is naturally averse to all truth it sees or hears but swallows nonsense and a lie with greediness and gluttony.” – Samuel Butler Fans of songs with silly...

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 | Walking ‘This Path Tonight’: A Chat with Graham Nash
June 7, 2016
Walking ‘This Path Tonight’: A Chat with Graham Nash

It takes a special artist to merit induction into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and an even more extraordinary one to be inducted twice into that hallowed institution....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Alomar’s Golden Years with David Bowie (Interview)
February 8, 2016
Carlos Alomar’s Golden Years with David Bowie (Interview)

“I’m a New York City session musician, so this issue of who I am is always overshadowed by the fact of who I’ve worked for.” Carlos Alomar, the New York...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Flower Power Songs
April 7, 2015
Top 11 Flower Power Songs

  “The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.” — Alice Cooper The return of spring is a good time to look back at flower power,...

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 | Behind the Curtain: On Tour with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
December 10, 2014
Behind the Curtain: On Tour with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

“We’ve gotta thank our audience,” Tom Petty told the crowd in Boise, Idaho on August 5, 2014. “We’ve had quite a long career as far as rock’n’roll bands go. Throughout that long...

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 | 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 | Lou Gramm: Juke Box Hero (Interview)
June 4, 2013
Lou Gramm: Juke Box Hero (Interview)

Foreigner, the music biz and his book 'Juke Box Hero: My Five Decades in Rock 'n Roll'

Rock Cellar Magazine | February Album Reviews
February 4, 2013
February Album Reviews

Kris Kristofferson Camper Van Beethoven Yo La Tengo New Order Bad Religion The Stone Foxes Richard Thompson My Bloody Valentine Kris Kristofferson Feeling Mortal If the United States has a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lisa Marie Presley  (Interview)
December 3, 2012
Lisa Marie Presley (Interview)

Though her father remains the reigning king of rock and roll, Lisa Marie Presley hasn’t forgotten her Southern folk roots. “Nothing was planned or contrived in any way and out...

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 | 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 | 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 | Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)
June 12, 2012
Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)

It may just be the sexiest mile and a half in America: a curvy, alluring ribbon of road called the Sunset Strip. Since the 1930s, the portion of Sunset Boulevard...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Actress Juliette Lewis is Also a Hard Lovin’ Singer
March 19, 2012
Actress Juliette Lewis is Also a Hard Lovin’ Singer

In the song Hard Lovin’ Woman, Juliette Lewis belts out: “You better look around and get a hold of yourself, woman, and embrace what you’ve become.” What Juliette Lewis has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fire In The Hole!
August 26, 2011
Fire In The Hole!

Rock and roll and hot sauce…it’s a match made in hell! What a distorted electric guitar is to the ears, a fiery blend of pureed chili peppers is to the...