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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’ Sets Date for Digital/Blu-ray Release with 75+ Minutes of Bonus Material
July 25, 2019
Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’ Sets Date for Digital/Blu-ray Release with 75+ Minutes of Bonus Material

Rocketman, the highly anticipated biopic telling the incredible story of Sir Elton John, captivated audiences (and this reviewer) — not quite to the level of 2018’s Bohemian Rhapsody, perhaps due...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Perform ‘Tiny Dancer’ Together
February 25, 2019
Watch Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Perform ‘Tiny Dancer’ Together

Each Academy Awards weekend, Sir Elton John hosts an exclusive viewing party/fundraiser for his Elton John AIDS Foundation in Hollywood — and Sunday night’s proved quite special indeed. With his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rage Against the Machine Launches First Tour in 11 Years; Front Man Zack de la Rocha Injures Leg, Plays Through It
July 12, 2022
Rage Against the Machine Launches First Tour in 11 Years; Front Man Zack de la Rocha Injures Leg, Plays Through It

This past Saturday, July 9, Rage Against the Machine finally began its anticipated reunion tour, which was delayed multiple times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Taking the stage at Alpine...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Genesis Dust Off “Misunderstanding” at ‘The Last Domino?’ Tour Opener (First Performance Since 1984)
November 17, 2021
Watch Genesis Dust Off “Misunderstanding” at ‘The Last Domino?’ Tour Opener (First Performance Since 1984)

Earlier this week, Genesis began its anticipated North American run of the The Last Domino? reunion tour with a show at the United Center in Chicago, and over the course...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch System of a Down’s ‘Genocidal Humanoidz’ Video, Premiered During a Live Stream Fundraiser for Armenian Soldiers
February 2, 2021
Watch System of a Down’s ‘Genocidal Humanoidz’ Video, Premiered During a Live Stream Fundraiser for Armenian Soldiers

This past weekend, System of a Down hosted a special live stream fundraising event on its YouTube channel. Geared around raising money to support wounded Armenian soldiers injured in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | System of a Down Return with First Songs in 15 Years: Stream ‘Protect the Land’ and ‘Genocidal Humanoidz’
November 5, 2020
System of a Down Return with First Songs in 15 Years: Stream ‘Protect the Land’ and ‘Genocidal Humanoidz’

At long last, System of a Down has returned with new music. The Los Angeles-based hard rock/metal/experimental band shared two new songs on Thursday night, and “Protect the Land” and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2020 Oscar Nominations Unveiled: ‘Joker,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Earn Top Honors (Full Details)
January 13, 2020
2020 Oscar Nominations Unveiled: ‘Joker,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Earn Top Honors (Full Details)

On Monday, the official 92nd Academy Awards nominations were announced, ahead of the Oscars ceremony which will air on Sunday, Feb. 9 on ABC. Leading the pack in terms of...

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 | Q&A: Stephan Jenkins on Third Eye Blind’s Summer Tour with Jimmy Eat World, ‘Game of Thrones’ Drama and Warriors/Rockets
April 30, 2019
Q&A: Stephan Jenkins on Third Eye Blind’s Summer Tour with Jimmy Eat World, ‘Game of Thrones’ Drama and Warriors/Rockets

One of the most intriguing summer tours coming up soon is the Summer Gods tour, which will feature Third Eye Blind co-headlining dates with Jimmy Eat World, with Ra Ra...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators and Dead Sara at LA’s YouTube Theater: A Boisterous Rock & Roll Party
February 21, 2022
Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators and Dead Sara at LA’s YouTube Theater: A Boisterous Rock & Roll Party

The vibe within the walls of the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles on Feb. 18 was perhaps best summed up by one enthusiastic fan, who during a break between songs...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Launching Six-Part ‘Classic Concert Series’ on YouTube Friday 7/3 with ‘Live At The Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1976’
July 1, 2020
Elton John Launching Six-Part ‘Classic Concert Series’ on YouTube Friday 7/3 with ‘Live At The Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1976’

Sir Elton John has unveiled plans for an official weekly archival concert series, which will premiere on his YouTube channel this Friday, July 3 with the first installment of the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Interrupters Seek the Light with ‘In the Wild,’ a Set of Resilient, Unifying Ska/Punk Anthems (Listen)
August 15, 2022
Out Now: The Interrupters Seek the Light with ‘In the Wild,’ a Set of Resilient, Unifying Ska/Punk Anthems (Listen)

On Aug. 5, The Interrupters released In the Wild, the latest studio album from the ska/punk outfit that rocketed to success in 2018 with “She’s Kerosene,” a hit single that helped the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Creedence Clearwater Revival to Revisit Lost 1970 Gig at the Royal Albert Hall as Live Album/Film
August 2, 2022
Creedence Clearwater Revival to Revisit Lost 1970 Gig at the Royal Albert Hall as Live Album/Film

Previously assumed lost to the sands of time, a near-mythical and long-rumored live recording of a 1970 performance from Creedence Clearwater Revival will finally be released on Sept. 16. Announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Actor Paul Sorvino (‘Goodfellas,’ ‘Law & Order’): 1939-2022
July 25, 2022
Rest in Peace, Actor Paul Sorvino (‘Goodfellas,’ ‘Law & Order’): 1939-2022

Paul Sorvino, the acclaimed actor known for standout roles over the years including Paulie Cicero in Goodfellas and Phil Cerreta on Law & Order, has passed away at the age...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chester Bennington of Linkin Park: 5 Years Gone, but Never Forgotten
July 20, 2022
Chester Bennington of Linkin Park: 5 Years Gone, but Never Forgotten

Five years ago today, July 20, Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington was found dead at the age of just 41 of a suspected suicide. Even this length of time later,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Announce First Leg of 2023 U.S. Tour
July 12, 2022
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Announce First Leg of 2023 U.S. Tour

Early next year, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will get back after it on their first proper tour since 2017 — and on Tuesday, “The Boss” revealed details...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lit’s “My Own Worst Enemy” Lives On, Again, in Kevin Smith’s New Trailer for ‘Clerks III” (in Theaters 9/13)
July 6, 2022
Lit’s “My Own Worst Enemy” Lives On, Again, in Kevin Smith’s New Trailer for ‘Clerks III” (in Theaters 9/13)

Filmmaker Kevin Smith struck gold with his 1993 film Clerks, filmed in black-and-white for $27,000 at the convenience store where he worked in real life. The movie, one of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Lit’s Ajay Popoff on New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold,’ the ‘That Thing You Do!’ Moment of “My Own Worst Enemy,” Riding in Dave Grohl’s Private Jet & More
June 27, 2022
Q&A: Lit’s Ajay Popoff on New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold,’ the ‘That Thing You Do!’ Moment of “My Own Worst Enemy,” Riding in Dave Grohl’s Private Jet & More

In 1999, an Orange County, California-based band named Lit released a song called “My Own Worst Enemy.” The lead single from the band’s second album, A Place in the Sun,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kate Bush on ‘Stranger Things’-Powered Surge of “Running Up That Hill”: “It’s Quite Shocking Really, Isn’t It?”
June 22, 2022
Kate Bush on ‘Stranger Things’-Powered Surge of “Running Up That Hill”: “It’s Quite Shocking Really, Isn’t It?”

The past few weeks has seen something remarkable happen, all thanks to the Netflix series Stranger Things: Kate Bush has become a viral sensation. The placement of her 1985 single...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carmine Appice Q&A:  Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Jeff Beck and Instrumental LP ‘Energy Overload’
June 13, 2022
Carmine Appice Q&A: Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Jeff Beck and Instrumental LP ‘Energy Overload’

Drummer Carmine Appice burst on the rock scene in 1967 when Vanilla Fudge, with singer-keyboardist Mark Stein, guitarist Vince Martell and bassist Tim Bogert, had a Top 10 hit with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Southern Rock Songs
June 13, 2022
Top 11 Southern Rock Songs

Top 11 Southern Rock Songs Frank Mastropolo “Rock was born in the South, so saying ‘Southern Rock’ is like saying ‘Rock Rock.'” —Duane Allman “Hold on Loosely” by 38 Special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deftones’ Greek Theatre Tour Stop a Reminder How They Survived the ‘Nu-Metal’ Genre They Helped Create (Recap)
April 21, 2022
Deftones’ Greek Theatre Tour Stop a Reminder How They Survived the ‘Nu-Metal’ Genre They Helped Create (Recap)

The vibe at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday night was one of relief. Deftones were in town for a concert, but not just any concert: A gig...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lana Lane Brings Sweeping New Vistas to Symphonic Rock on ‘Neptune Blue’ (Q&A)
April 11, 2022
Lana Lane Brings Sweeping New Vistas to Symphonic Rock on ‘Neptune Blue’ (Q&A)

Prog-rock and symphonic rock may seem at times largely ossified and outdated, almost like relics of the past — but Lana Lane has helped revitalize those musical genres throughout her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Palomino Festival 7/9: Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson & Family, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Orville Peck & More
March 31, 2022
Palomino Festival 7/9: Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson & Family, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Orville Peck & More

On Saturday, July 9, Goldenvoice will host its first Palomino Festival, a new one-day music event announced this week and featuring performances from the following: Kacey Musgraves Willie Nelson &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tears for Fears: Longevity, Tragedy and the Natural Evolution of New LP ‘The Tipping Point’ (The Interview)
February 24, 2022
Tears for Fears: Longevity, Tragedy and the Natural Evolution of New LP ‘The Tipping Point’ (The Interview)

During the mid-1980s, Tears For Fears were ubiquitous on MTV and American radio with “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” and “Shout.” The synth-pop duo from Bath, England dominated the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tool to Release ‘Opiate2’ to Mark 30th Anniversary of 1992 EP with Limited Blu-Ray Short Film (Preorder)
February 22, 2022
Tool to Release ‘Opiate2’ to Mark 30th Anniversary of 1992 EP with Limited Blu-Ray Short Film (Preorder)

On March 18, prog/metal masters Tool will revisit their 1992 Opiate EP, their first commercially available release. Opiate2 will feature a re-imagined and extended version of the EP’s title track,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Previews Knotfest Roadshow 2022 with ’21 Highlights Set to New Song “The Chapeltown Rag”
February 17, 2022
Slipknot Previews Knotfest Roadshow 2022 with ’21 Highlights Set to New Song “The Chapeltown Rag”

In early November, Slipknot staged an epic one-day festival event, Knotfest Los Angeles, an extension of its 2021 tour that brought the masked heavy metal marauders around the country. At...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rage Against the Machine Sets Rescheduled Tour Dates for 2022 and 2023
February 14, 2022
Rage Against the Machine Sets Rescheduled Tour Dates for 2022 and 2023

Back on Jan. 20, Rage Against the Machine announced that its delayed reunion tour was being rescheduled; the maneuvering (and multiple delays caused by the pandemic) forced the legendary rap-metal/hard-rock band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey ‘Freedom Tour’ 2022 to Feature Toto on All Dates; Billy Idol Drops Off Tour Due to Illness
February 2, 2022
Journey ‘Freedom Tour’ 2022 to Feature Toto on All Dates; Billy Idol Drops Off Tour Due to Illness

In November, Journey announced plans for a substantial summer outing with special guests Toto and Billy Idol trading off “Very Special Guest” duties. On Wednesday, an update announced that the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rage Against the Machine Reschedules Highly Anticipated U.S. Tour (Again); Half of Tour Indefinitely Postponed
January 20, 2022
Rage Against the Machine Reschedules Highly Anticipated U.S. Tour (Again); Half of Tour Indefinitely Postponed

When the lineup and details were announced last week for the 2022 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, it was notable that Rage Against the Machine was no longer among...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Announces ‘Knotfest Roadshow’ 2022 Tour: 38 Dates from March to June
January 18, 2022
Slipknot Announces ‘Knotfest Roadshow’ 2022 Tour: 38 Dates from March to June

Masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot will re-engage their Knotfest Roadshow tour later this year, as revealed on Tuesday. After a powerhouse run of live gigs in 2021 (that faced some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tool Launches U.S. Tour with Surprises and Deep Cuts in Oregon Concert (Watch Fan Footage)
January 11, 2022
Tool Launches U.S. Tour with Surprises and Deep Cuts in Oregon Concert (Watch Fan Footage)

Prog-rock/metal masters Tool began their anticipated North American tour on Monday night in Eugene, Oregon. The group’s first performance in 670 days due to the pandemic (after its planned 2020...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eagles Extend ‘Hotel California’ 2022 Tour with a Dozen New Dates
January 6, 2022
Eagles Extend ‘Hotel California’ 2022 Tour with a Dozen New Dates

Eagles will continue their Hotel California tour later this year — and on Thursday, the legendary band added 12 additional cities and venues to the outing, with the new shows...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Sloppy Jane’s ‘Madison,’ a Captivatingly Unpredictable Album Recorded in a Cave in West Virginia
December 13, 2021
Out Now: Sloppy Jane’s ‘Madison,’ a Captivatingly Unpredictable Album Recorded in a Cave in West Virginia

Madison is the title of a deeply engaging new album from Sloppy Jane, the shape-shifting musical project helmed by Haley Dahl. And yes, as the headline states, it was recorded...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Toto Sets Feb/March 2022 Headline Tour Dates Before Linking Up with Journey
November 29, 2021
Toto Sets Feb/March 2022 Headline Tour Dates Before Linking Up with Journey

Early next year will see iconic rockers Toto quite busy, as the band will return to the road in style for a big run with Journey. Separate from that classic...

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 | 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 | Tool Announces Extensive 2022 U.S. and European Tour Dates (“Let’s Finish What We Started”)
September 27, 2021
Tool Announces Extensive 2022 U.S. and European Tour Dates (“Let’s Finish What We Started”)

Back in June 2020, Maynard James Keenan and prog-rock/metal masters Tool scrapped a bunch of planned tour dates due to the pandemic, which at that point was just a few...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Novelty Songs by Actors
September 13, 2021
Top 11 Novelty Songs by Actors

Disclaimer: “Top” may be a misnomer for some of these thespian tunes, our Top 11 Best, Worst, and Most Infamous Songs By Actors. “Look, let’s start from the beginning. First,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Four Years Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park
July 20, 2021
Four Years Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park

The piece below originally ran on July 24, 2017, four days after Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was found dead in his Southern California home of a suspected suicide. In...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stagecoach Festival 2022: Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, the Black Crowes, More
July 12, 2021
Stagecoach Festival 2022: Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, the Black Crowes, More

After being forced to skip 2020 and ’21 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent scheduling uncertainty, the Stagecoach Festival — Goldenvoice’s country-themed mega-fest that always takes place...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Killers + Bruce Springsteen Rework the ‘Sam’s Town’ Track “A Dustland Fairytale” — Stream “Dustland”
June 16, 2021
The Killers + Bruce Springsteen Rework the ‘Sam’s Town’ Track “A Dustland Fairytale” — Stream “Dustland”

The bond between The Killers and Bruce Springsteen has been strong throughout the Las Vegas band‘s acclaimed career — but now, for the first time, they’ve teamed up on a...

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 | Peter Frampton Q&A: On Reconnecting with the Guitar on His New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Album
April 16, 2021
Peter Frampton Q&A: On Reconnecting with the Guitar on His New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Album

Pandemic lockdown or not, Peter Frampton is as busy as ever these days. His new album, Frampton Forgets the Words, out April 23rd, is a fantastic instrumental collection including new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sir Elton John Says He’s ‘Just Done Something with Metallica’ During Lockdown …
March 29, 2021
Sir Elton John Says He’s ‘Just Done Something with Metallica’ During Lockdown …

From casually vowing to “hit somebody” if singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers was shut out of her four Grammy nominations (which she was) to divulging information about upcoming musical projects, the Apple...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Didn’t Win a Grammy … so Will Elton John Indeed ‘Hit Someone’?
March 14, 2021
Phoebe Bridgers Didn’t Win a Grammy … so Will Elton John Indeed ‘Hit Someone’?

On Sunday, singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers was up for four awards at the Grammy Awards … but she didn’t win any, losing Best Rock Song to Brittany Howard and both Best...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Singer Jose Figueroa Jr. Impress ‘The Voice’ Judges by Belting Billy Vera & The Beaters’ ‘At This Moment’
March 10, 2021
Watch Singer Jose Figueroa Jr. Impress ‘The Voice’ Judges by Belting Billy Vera & The Beaters’ ‘At This Moment’

“At This Moment,” the 1987 No. 1 hit made famous by Billy Vera & The Beaters, was recently brought back into the limelight thanks to a powerhouse performance from Florida-based...

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February 4, 2021
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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 | System of a Down Hosting Live Stream Fundraising Event on YouTube 1/30, Benefiting Injured Armenian Soldiers
January 25, 2021
System of a Down Hosting Live Stream Fundraising Event on YouTube 1/30, Benefiting Injured Armenian Soldiers

This Saturday, Jan. 30, System of a Down will host a special live stream event on the band’s official YouTube channel. The stream will feature the premiere of a music...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs from Musicians With Punctuation (or Symbols) in Their Names
January 8, 2021
Top 11 Songs from Musicians With Punctuation (or Symbols) in Their Names

“Punctuation: The difference between knowing your shit and knowing you’re shit.”  “Take Me Away” by Blue Öyster Cult Blue Öyster Cult is one of the first bands to use an umlaut,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Six-Minute Sneak Peek of Peter Jackson’s Anticipated ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary
December 21, 2020
Watch a Six-Minute Sneak Peek of Peter Jackson’s Anticipated ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary

It’s Christmas week, and with it comes a special treat for fans of John, Paul, George, and Ringo — and anybody looking forward to  The Beatles: Get Back, the anticipated...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 12/18: Barenaked Ladies Hosting ‘A Very Virtual Christmas’ Live Stream Concert Event
December 16, 2020
12/18: Barenaked Ladies Hosting ‘A Very Virtual Christmas’ Live Stream Concert Event

This Friday, Dec. 18, long-running Canadian rock/pop band Barenaked Ladies will host a special holiday-themed A Very Virtual Christmas live stream event. The show will go live at 9 p.m....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: In Pursuit of the Perfect Guitar Pick
October 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: In Pursuit of the Perfect Guitar Pick

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock journalist Steve Rosen expands upon the draw of one of of his lifelong hobbies as a music fan: Collecting guitar picks.  The clock...

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 | A Little Bowie, a Little Beatles and a Ton of Ambition: Declan McKenna Shines with New Album ‘Zeros’
September 9, 2020
A Little Bowie, a Little Beatles and a Ton of Ambition: Declan McKenna Shines with New Album ‘Zeros’

Declan McKenna is just 21 years old. It’s important to remember that when listening to his new album, Zeros, which was released on Sept. 8. A sprawling, heavily themed album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)
August 25, 2020
Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)

It was 50 years ago today — on Aug. 25, 1970 — that a scrappy young musician named Elton John took the stage at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Raised On Porn
August 20, 2020
Raised On Porn

Millennials are the first generation to grow up exposed to internet pornography, highly photoshopped digital advertisements, skyrocketing rates of cosmetic surgery, webcam models, online sugar dating, and so much more. We live in a sex sells culture that favors Instagram butt models over intelligence, follower count over human connection, and luxury branding over compelling narratives. I wrote the songs on this album while navigating relationships, fighting through inauthenticity and phoniness, dating, and going through a time of self- discovery, trying to be deeply honest with myself.

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton Previews New Book ‘Do You Feel Like I Do?: A Memoir,’ Out 10/20 (Pre-Orders Up Now)
July 9, 2020
Peter Frampton Previews New Book ‘Do You Feel Like I Do?: A Memoir,’ Out 10/20 (Pre-Orders Up Now)

Back in February, Peter Frampton announced plans for a new official memoir, the appropriately titled Do You Feel Like I Do?: A Memoir, and the book, co-written by former Rolling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Update: The Vanilla Ice Concert in Austin, Texas on 7/3 is Cancelled, ‘I Didn’t Know the Numbers Were So Crazy!’
July 2, 2020
Update: The Vanilla Ice Concert in Austin, Texas on 7/3 is Cancelled, ‘I Didn’t Know the Numbers Were So Crazy!’

Vanilla Ice was set to play a concert on Friday, July 3 in Austin, Texas, despite skyrocketing coronavirus cases across the state and intense scrutiny from all corners, but the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson: Watch ‘4th of July’ Online Concert Film 7/4; Memoir with Sister Bobbie Nelson Announced
June 26, 2020
Willie Nelson: Watch ‘4th of July’ Online Concert Film 7/4; Memoir with Sister Bobbie Nelson Announced

Willie Nelson dropped some news this week, with two things of note coming up for fans of the country/folk legend. Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic will not take place...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘More,’ From His Upcoming Album ‘On Sunset’ Due 7/3
June 24, 2020
New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘More,’ From His Upcoming Album ‘On Sunset’ Due 7/3

“More” is a new song from esteemed English rock icon Paul Weller, premiered on Wednesday as a preview of his upcoming album, On Sunset, which will be released July 3....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Village,’ Featuring Mick Talbot on Keys — Weller’s New Album ‘On Sunset’ Due Out 6/19
May 7, 2020
New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Village,’ Featuring Mick Talbot on Keys — Weller’s New Album ‘On Sunset’ Due Out 6/19

Esteemed English singer/songwriter Paul Weller has premiered “Village,” a new single from The Modfather’s upcoming album On Sunset, which is slated to be released on June 19. Stream the warm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Announce Rescheduled ‘Van Tour’ Originally Set for April/May
March 31, 2020
Foo Fighters Announce Rescheduled ‘Van Tour’ Originally Set for April/May

The Foo Fighters had to postpone their scheduled 25th anniversary ‘Van Tour’ due to the coronavirus pandemic — and on Tuesday, Dave Grohl & the crew announced a bunch of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Stipe Premieres Demo of a ‘No Time for Love Like Now, a Collaboration with The National’s Aaron Dessner
March 30, 2020
Michael Stipe Premieres Demo of a ‘No Time for Love Like Now, a Collaboration with The National’s Aaron Dessner

Michael Stipe, longtime vocalist for R.E.M., is feeling creative right now — and over the weekend, the singer debuted a new solo song, a collaboration made with Aaron Dessner of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linkin Park Members Mike Shinoda, Dave ‘Phoenix’ Farrell & Joe Hahn Watch and React to a Vintage 2001 Linkin Park Club Show
March 24, 2020
Linkin Park Members Mike Shinoda, Dave ‘Phoenix’ Farrell & Joe Hahn Watch and React to a Vintage 2001 Linkin Park Club Show

On Tuesday, Linkin Park unearthed never-before-seen footage from a 2001 gig at a club in San Diego as a livestream on YouTube — but with a twist. In addition to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Stipe Sings R.E.M.’s ‘It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’ in 4-Step Coronavirus PSA
March 18, 2020
Michael Stipe Sings R.E.M.’s ‘It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’ in 4-Step Coronavirus PSA

As the world screeches to a halt over the coronavirus pandemic, a song re-entered the music charts this week: R.E.M.‘s 1987 classic “It’s The End of the World As We...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The Killers: Stream ‘Caution,’ from New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage’
March 12, 2020
New from The Killers: Stream ‘Caution,’ from New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage’

Las Vegas rockers The Killers are back — and on Thursday the celebrated band premiered a new song, “Caution”: The track is taken from the band’s new album, Imploding the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton’s Memoir, ‘Do You Feel Like I Do?’, Out 10/20, Written with ex-Rolling Stone Editor Alan Light
February 19, 2020
Peter Frampton’s Memoir, ‘Do You Feel Like I Do?’, Out 10/20, Written with ex-Rolling Stone Editor Alan Light

Peter Frampton has set Oct. 20 as the release date for his new official memoir, Do You Feel Like I Do?, which he wrote with former Rolling Stone editor Alan...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Announce 25th Anniversary Tour Dates, Revisiting Stops on 1995 Trek
February 18, 2020
Foo Fighters Announce 25th Anniversary Tour Dates, Revisiting Stops on 1995 Trek

We already know the Foo Fighters have big plans for 2020. After all, a band’s 25th anniversary is cause for celebration, and with a new album in the works, Dave...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Healing Wishes to Sir Elton John, Who Ended a New Zealand Gig Early After Walking Pneumonia Forced Him Off-Stage
February 17, 2020
Healing Wishes to Sir Elton John, Who Ended a New Zealand Gig Early After Walking Pneumonia Forced Him Off-Stage

Over the weekend, Sir Elton John came down with a case of walking pneumonia while on tour in New Zealand. The 72-year-old didn’t let that keep him from taking the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rage Against the Machine Plots 40-Date ‘Public Service Announcement’ Tour with Special Guests Run the Jewels
February 10, 2020
Rage Against the Machine Plots 40-Date ‘Public Service Announcement’ Tour with Special Guests Run the Jewels

When it was announced that a reunited Rage Against the Machine was booked for both weekends at the 2020 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in April, it had many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Music of the Oscars 2020: Billie Eilish, Elton John, Eminem, Cynthia Erivo Entertain the Masses
February 9, 2020
The Music of the Oscars 2020: Billie Eilish, Elton John, Eminem, Cynthia Erivo Entertain the Masses

The 92nd Academy Awards took place Sunday in Hollywood, and it was another night of glitz and glamor for the movie business as the Oscars aired on ABC. It was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 1975: North American Tour On Sale Friday 1/24, New Single ‘Me & You Together Song’ Now Available
January 23, 2020
The 1975: North American Tour On Sale Friday 1/24, New Single ‘Me & You Together Song’ Now Available

The 1975 is a huge deal these days, the Manchester pop/rock band gearing up for the release of a new album, Notes on a Conditional Form, which will be released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Timothée Chalamet to Star as Bob Dylan in New Film Capturing the ‘Dylan Goes Electric’ Era
January 7, 2020
Timothée Chalamet to Star as Bob Dylan in New Film Capturing the ‘Dylan Goes Electric’ Era

When casting an actor in a key role, it’s important to make the correct choice — and this week’s news that Timothée Chalamet has reportedly signed on to portray Bob...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Gene Simmons of KISS in 1978
December 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Gene Simmons of KISS in 1978

In August 1978, I interviewed Gene Simmons for what would become a January 1979 cover story in Guitar Player Magazine. Ace Frehley — whom I also interviewed — snagged the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | After Ozzy Osbourne Pledged a $25,000 Reward for Information Regarding Stolen Randy Rhoads Gear, the Items Surfaced in a North Hollywood Dumpster
December 9, 2019
After Ozzy Osbourne Pledged a $25,000 Reward for Information Regarding Stolen Randy Rhoads Gear, the Items Surfaced in a North Hollywood Dumpster

On Thanksgiving night, a guitar previously belonging to phenomenally gifted guitarist Randy Rhoads was stolen from the Musonia School of Music in North Hollywood, California — and Ozzy Osbourne wants...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Connecting with Guitar God George Lynch, Circa 1987
September 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Connecting with Guitar God George Lynch, Circa 1987

For this month’s Behind the Curtain entry, Steve Rosen recounts his experience interviewing — and connecting with — George Lynch, then of Dokken, in 1987.  In the early 1980s, glam...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Receives the Royal (Mail) Treatment with a Series of Special Commemorative Stamps
September 3, 2019
Elton John Receives the Royal (Mail) Treatment with a Series of Special Commemorative Stamps

Sir Elton John has led an unbelievable life that borders on “ridiculous” (in his own words!), so it’s only fitting that he has been given a compliment of the highest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John is Fully Aware of the ‘Ridiculous’ Life He’s Led, as His Memoir ‘Me’ Will Attest
August 27, 2019
Elton John is Fully Aware of the ‘Ridiculous’ Life He’s Led, as His Memoir ‘Me’ Will Attest

On October 15, Sir Elton John will release Me, his long-awaited memoir and the result of years of research and trips down memory lane for the legendary singer/entertainer. His is...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Coachella 2019: The Best Rock/Indie Acts, from Weezer and Wallows to The 1975, Beach Fossils, Soccer Mommy and More (Live Review)
April 23, 2019
Coachella 2019: The Best Rock/Indie Acts, from Weezer and Wallows to The 1975, Beach Fossils, Soccer Mommy and More (Live Review)

When the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival‘s 2019 lineup was announced, there was plenty of talk about how rock music was underrepresented among the 175+ acts. The world-renowned music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Muchachito Vibrates Eastside L.A. Luv in a ‘Total Hoot’ of a Gig (Review)
April 12, 2019
Muchachito Vibrates Eastside L.A. Luv in a ‘Total Hoot’ of a Gig (Review)

(Boyle Heights, CA) Eastside Luv Wine Bar, one of the focal points of the Mexican-American culture in Los Angeles, was vibrated down to its foundation Wednesday night by a Spaniard,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chester Bennington Photo Exhibit Set for 3/20 (His Birthday) and 3/21 in Burbank, California
February 13, 2019
Chester Bennington Photo Exhibit Set for 3/20 (His Birthday) and 3/21 in Burbank, California

On March 20, late Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington would have turned 43 years old. In his honor, Celebrating the Life of Chester Bennington: A Photo Exhibit will be held...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Expectations vs. Reality in Ace Frehley Interviews, a Few Decades Apart
January 11, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Expectations vs. Reality in Ace Frehley Interviews, a Few Decades Apart

Back in late 1978 when I first interviewed Ace Frehley and found out I would be talking to him on the phone and not in person, I was relieved. I...

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 | Behind the Curtain: John McLaughlin and the Value of a Job Well Done
November 9, 2018
Behind the Curtain: John McLaughlin and the Value of a Job Well Done

In which writer Steve Rosen recounts his adventures with guitarist/composer John McLaughlin …  This story was originally meant to begin with a short preamble about how human beings are creatures...

Rock Cellar Magazine | One Year Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park
July 20, 2018
One Year Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park

The piece below originally ran on July 24, 2017, four days after Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was found dead in his Southern California home of a suspected suicide. A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: The Who’s John Entwistle (Not ‘Entwhistle’)
April 13, 2018
Behind the Curtain: The Who’s John Entwistle (Not ‘Entwhistle’)

John Entwistle of The Who was the most remarkable rock bass player in history. He ranked number one on Rolling Stone’s 2011 Top Ten Bassists Of All Time poll and number...

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 | Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park, and Why His Passing is So Difficult to Process
July 24, 2017
Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park, and Why His Passing is So Difficult to Process

Back in late 2000 I was browsing a Yahoo! Group for fans of Limp Bizkit. Very much a snapshot of the era, that’s how 15-year-old me decided to spend my...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Getting Amped with Alexander (Howard) Dumble
October 7, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Getting Amped with Alexander (Howard) Dumble

Steve Rosen checks in with another entry in Behind the Curtain… Down through the years, the term “mad genius” has been given to those rare human beings who straddled the...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: AC/DC’s Angus Young and Bon Scott at Day On the Green 1978
March 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: AC/DC’s Angus Young and Bon Scott at Day On the Green 1978

In this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen details his encounters with AC/DC members Angus Young and Bon Scott at a jam-packed Day on the Green in 1978… It is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty: A ‘Fortunate Son’ Speaks (The Interview)
November 6, 2015
John Fogerty: A ‘Fortunate Son’ Speaks (The Interview)

Good fortune may have smiled upon John Fogerty, but he damn well earned it. In his candid and gripping new autobiography, Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music, his life jumps...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)
June 5, 2015
Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)

Back in 1997, there was simply no escaping Sugar Ray‘s breakout hit “Fly.” Its reggae rhythms, catchy hook and singer Mark McGrath‘s croon resulted in one of the biggest overnight...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Meccas of NYC: What Are They Now?
February 4, 2013
Rock Meccas of NYC: What Are They Now?

In the 1960s, New York City was the center of the recording industry and home to a wealth of small clubs and theaters that hosted the cream of rock music....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Photos of Real "Honeymooners" TV Show Locations!
December 3, 2012
Photos of Real "Honeymooners" TV Show Locations!

ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY FRANK MASTROPOLO Though it ran for only one season, 1955-56, The Honeymooners remains one of the pivotal sitcoms in television history.   Jackie Gleason played his...

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 | Photographer Henry Diltz:  Rock’s Living History  (Interview)
February 16, 2012
Photographer Henry Diltz: Rock’s Living History (Interview)

Photographer (and musician) Henry Diltz has taken photographs of almost every notable rock musician and band from the 1960s and 70s. His iconic style practically defined the generation of classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Graffiti is Street-Art! / No, It’s Vandalism!
August 30, 2011
Graffiti is Street-Art! / No, It’s Vandalism!

Pro A couple of years ago, when graffiti was just graffiti, and street artists were just vandals, I really hated it all. But things change, and for whatever reasons, my...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Mystery of “The Black Zeppelin” Session Revealed
July 27, 2011
The Mystery of “The Black Zeppelin” Session Revealed

For nearly 40 years, hardcore fans of Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath have sought recordings of the infamous “Black Zeppelin” jam session rumored to have happened between the two 1970s...