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Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Ronnie Wood & the Ronnie Wood Band ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ (Listen)
September 17, 2021
Out Now: Ronnie Wood & the Ronnie Wood Band ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ (Listen)

Today, Sept. 17, Rolling Stones great Ronnie Wood released Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall, a live album capturing the magic from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood & the Ronnie Wood Band Share More Songs from ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’
August 9, 2021
Ronnie Wood & the Ronnie Wood Band Share More Songs from ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’

On Sept. 17, a live album will be released capturing the magic from a night at London’s Royal Albert Hall in 2013 when the Rolling Stones‘ Ronnie Wood and the Ronnie Wood...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood Says He, Rod Stewart and Kenney Jones ‘Have Been Recording Some New Faces Music’
July 20, 2021
Ronnie Wood Says He, Rod Stewart and Kenney Jones ‘Have Been Recording Some New Faces Music’

In a new interview with The Times regarding how he’s been keeping busy lately, Ronnie Wood dropped a few interesting tidbits of information: namely, that he and his Faces band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood & the Ronnie Wood Band: ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ Out 9/3 (Pre-Order)
June 9, 2021
Ronnie Wood & the Ronnie Wood Band: ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ Out 9/3 (Pre-Order)

On Sept. 3, a live album will be released capturing the magic from a night at London’s Royal Albert Hall in 2013 when the Rolling Stones‘ Ronnie Wood and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood Reveals Recent Lockdown Battle with Cancer: ‘I Came Through with the All-Clear’
April 26, 2021
Ronnie Wood Reveals Recent Lockdown Battle with Cancer: ‘I Came Through with the All-Clear’

In a recent interview with the U.K. tabloid The Sun, Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood opened up regarding a recent medical issue that he dealt with at a point during...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win the Ronnie Wood Documentary ‘Somebody Up There Likes Me’ on Blu-ray!
November 3, 2020
(ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win the Ronnie Wood Documentary ‘Somebody Up There Likes Me’ on Blu-ray!

The entry period for this giveaway has closed. Thank you! Ronnie Wood has lived quite a life. From the Faces to the Jeff Beck Group and, of course, the Rolling Stones, Wood has entertained...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood Documentary: Preview ‘Somebody Up There Likes Me,’ in ‘Virtual Cinemas’ 9/18 (Pre-Order on Blu-ray)
August 27, 2020
Ronnie Wood Documentary: Preview ‘Somebody Up There Likes Me,’ in ‘Virtual Cinemas’ 9/18 (Pre-Order on Blu-ray)

Ronnie Wood has lived quite a life. From the Faces to the Jeff Beck Group and, of course, the Rolling Stones, Wood has entertained the masses for decades as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood: Artist, Painter, Author, Rolling Stone (The Interview)
June 10, 2020
Ronnie Wood: Artist, Painter, Author, Rolling Stone (The Interview)

Ronnie Wood is a certifiable rock legend. Keith Richards’ guitar foil in the Rolling Stones since the 1970s, Wood had already made his name as a member of not only...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood Has Some Impressive New Rolling Stones-Inspired Art to Sell You
May 14, 2020
Ronnie Wood Has Some Impressive New Rolling Stones-Inspired Art to Sell You

The Rolling Stones may have had to postpone their No Filter U.S. tour dates due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that unexpected free time has led to a wealth of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones Would Like to See Your Painting Skills During Quarantine
April 15, 2020
Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones Would Like to See Your Painting Skills During Quarantine

If you haven’t been paying close attention to the social media pages of Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood these past few weeks, you’ve been missing out. The band may have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones Prepping a Chuck Berry Live Tribute Album
September 9, 2019
Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones Prepping a Chuck Berry Live Tribute Album

On Nov. 15, the acclaimed Ronnie Wood, known for his ongoing work with the Rolling Stones in addition to a wide array of personal passion projects, will release Mad Lad:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood Painted Some Picasso-Era Abstract Art of the Rolling Stones, and You Can Buy It
April 29, 2019
Ronnie Wood Painted Some Picasso-Era Abstract Art of the Rolling Stones, and You Can Buy It

In addition to being a longtime member of the Rolling Stones, Ronnie Wood also dabbles in art — and he recently merged the two hobbies with a series of abstract,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie James Dio: Birthday Tribute Live Stream/Fundraiser 7/10 ft. Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar, Tenacious D, Tony Iommi, Lizzy Hale, Sebastian Bach, More
June 29, 2021
Ronnie James Dio: Birthday Tribute Live Stream/Fundraiser 7/10 ft. Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar, Tenacious D, Tony Iommi, Lizzy Hale, Sebastian Bach, More

On Saturday, July 10, a host of heavy metal icons spanning decades and generations will gather — virtually — for a tribute concert streaming event/fundraiser paying homage to the late,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Spector Issues Statement About Phil Spector’s Death: ‘He Was a Brilliant Producer, But a Lousy Husband’
January 18, 2021
Ronnie Spector Issues Statement About Phil Spector’s Death: ‘He Was a Brilliant Producer, But a Lousy Husband’

On Sunday, news came through that legendary producer-turned-convicted-murder Phil Spector had passed away in prison at the age of 81. TMZ updated the story with a report that Spector had died...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Here’s ‘The Covid Kid,’ a Coronavirus Song in the Style of Steely Dan — from Steve Porcaro, David Kamp, Marc Bonilla, Billy Sherwood and More, for MusiCares
April 29, 2020
Here’s ‘The Covid Kid,’ a Coronavirus Song in the Style of Steely Dan — from Steve Porcaro, David Kamp, Marc Bonilla, Billy Sherwood and More, for MusiCares

There’s a time and place for levity among the harsh realities of a global pandemic, and it inspired particularly entertaining bit of music from Steve Porcaro of Toto (among many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: An Easygoing Encounter with Ronnie James Dio
May 6, 2019
Behind the Curtain: An Easygoing Encounter with Ronnie James Dio

In his latest Behind the Curtain column, Steve Rosen recalls making a return visit to chat with Ritchie Blackmore — and his new vocalist, a very pleasant and chatty man...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Rockin’ Toast to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones for His 79th Birthday
July 26, 2022
A Rockin’ Toast to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones for His 79th Birthday

Note: A version of this story originally ran in previous years to celebrate Mick Jagger’s birthday — and has since been updated for 2022. In the history of music, there have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nandi Bushell Toasts Charlie Watts with Multi-Instrumental “Gimme Shelter” Cover
November 4, 2021
Nandi Bushell Toasts Charlie Watts with Multi-Instrumental “Gimme Shelter” Cover

The immensely talented Nandi Bushell, the young music prodigy who counts Dave Grohl and Tom Morello among her high-profile pals these days, recently shared another video on her growing YouTube...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Mick Jagger Dance Up a Storm at the Rolling Stones’ ‘No Filter’ Tour Opener in St. Louis
September 27, 2021
Watch Mick Jagger Dance Up a Storm at the Rolling Stones’ ‘No Filter’ Tour Opener in St. Louis

The Rolling Stones launched the new dates of their No Filter tour this past Sunday night in St. Louis. Hearts heavy as the English rock band soldiered on without drummer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘He Was the Rock the Rest of it Was Built Around’: Rolling Stones Reflect on Charlie Watts in ‘Rolling Stone’
September 23, 2021
‘He Was the Rock the Rest of it Was Built Around’: Rolling Stones Reflect on Charlie Watts in ‘Rolling Stone’

Earlier this week, The Rolling Stones made their first public appearance since the passing of drummer Charlie Watts. At the event, a private gig for New England Patriots owner Robert...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Rolling Stones Toast Charlie Watts at Their First Live Gig Since His Passing
September 21, 2021
Watch the Rolling Stones Toast Charlie Watts at Their First Live Gig Since His Passing

The Rolling Stones are preparing to head out on their new slate of No Filter tour dates, but the band will do so without longtime drummer Charlie Watts, who passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pete Townshend Posts Emotional Tribute to the Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts on Instagram: “Such a Lovely Man”
August 24, 2021
Pete Townshend Posts Emotional Tribute to the Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts on Instagram: “Such a Lovely Man”

The sad news of the passing of Charlie Watts, legendary drummer of The Rolling Stones, understandably was the talk of the internet on Tuesday, with several of Watts’ contemporaries, peers,...

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 | Get in the Holiday Spirit with Keith Richards’ New Video for His 1978 Cover of Chuck Berry’s ‘Run Rudolph Run’
November 30, 2020
Get in the Holiday Spirit with Keith Richards’ New Video for His 1978 Cover of Chuck Berry’s ‘Run Rudolph Run’

Back in 1978, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards dropped his very first bit of music under his own name, separate from the Stones: A special cover of “Run Rudolph Run,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)
October 25, 2020
Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)

“When I do look back, that was the most fun I ever had in my career,” Paul Weller told me earlier this spring about his days in the Style Council,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, ‘Toots’ Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals, Reggae Legend: 1942-2020
September 12, 2020
Rest in Peace, ‘Toots’ Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals, Reggae Legend: 1942-2020

Late Friday evening, the family of Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert, Jamaican reggae legend and lead vocalist of the long-running reggae/ska group Toots and the Maytals, passed away Friday night at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Ian Wallace, Brad Dutz and Tal Bergman and the Music of ‘The Ten Commandments’ with Val Kilmer and Adam Lambert
July 13, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Ian Wallace, Brad Dutz and Tal Bergman and the Music of ‘The Ten Commandments’ with Val Kilmer and Adam Lambert

For his latest Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen recalls a memorable trip to the Kodak Theatre (now the Dolby Theatre) in Hollywood in 2004 to catch a production of The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch The Rolling Stones ‘Havana Moon’ Concert Film at Drive-in Theaters Beginning 7/10
June 30, 2020
Catch The Rolling Stones ‘Havana Moon’ Concert Film at Drive-in Theaters Beginning 7/10

Beginning July 10, drive-in movie theaters across the United States and Canada will host a special screening engagement of The Rolling Stones: Havana Moon, a production of a Stones gig...

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 | Check Out Some Studio Footage of the Rolling Stones Recording Their New Song ‘Living in a Ghost Town’
April 24, 2020
Check Out Some Studio Footage of the Rolling Stones Recording Their New Song ‘Living in a Ghost Town’

On Thursday, the Rolling Stones surprised the world with the unexpected premiere of a new song, the funky “Living in a Ghost Town”: One of the elements of the song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Rolling Stones’ Funky New Song ‘Living in a Ghost Town,’ Their First Original Song Since 2012
April 23, 2020
Hear the Rolling Stones’ Funky New Song ‘Living in a Ghost Town,’ Their First Original Song Since 2012

On Thursday, the Rolling Stones returned with a new song, and “Living In a Ghost Town” finds Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood feeling a little funky....

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Young Rolling Stones Fan Was Really Digging Mick Jagger & the Band on Global Citizen’s ‘One World: Together At Home’ Event
April 20, 2020
This Young Rolling Stones Fan Was Really Digging Mick Jagger & the Band on Global Citizen’s ‘One World: Together At Home’ Event

This past Saturday night, entertainers and musicians the world over joined forces for One World: Together At Home, a special broadcasting event put on by Global Citizen and the World...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Announce ‘No Filter’ Tour Dates for 2020
February 6, 2020
Rolling Stones Announce ‘No Filter’ Tour Dates for 2020

The years fly by, decades spawn into new decades, and the Rolling Stones remain as viable a touring act as ever — and after a massively successful 2019 run of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart Is Cancer-Free After a Non-Publicized Diagnosis Three Years Ago
September 17, 2019
Rod Stewart Is Cancer-Free After a Non-Publicized Diagnosis Three Years Ago

Rod Stewart recently dropped a bit of news folks weren’t exactly expecting: He’s cancer-free, after beating diagnosed with prostate cancer three years ago. This came as a bit of a surprise...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I Finally Saw The Rolling Stones Live (at the Rose Bowl) and My Life Will Never Be The Same
August 23, 2019
I Finally Saw The Rolling Stones Live (at the Rose Bowl) and My Life Will Never Be The Same

Through my more than two decades of going to concerts, I had never seen the Rolling Stones live. I’d caught gigs from the likes of Elton John, Paul McCartney, Tom...

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 | More Power to Keith Richards for Giving Up Drinking, Saying He Was ‘Fed Up with It’
December 14, 2018
More Power to Keith Richards for Giving Up Drinking, Saying He Was ‘Fed Up with It’

This week, Rolling Stones guitarist/living legend to the utmost degree Keith Richards revealed to Rolling Stone that he’s given up drinking — and this time, he means it. In a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bassist Darryl Jones on Touring Life with the Rolling Stones and Playing with Miles Davis
October 11, 2018
Bassist Darryl Jones on Touring Life with the Rolling Stones and Playing with Miles Davis

It is 10:30 on a Tuesday morning, a morning which can best be described as a “proper” English morning.  You must go to England to really experience a proper English...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Beck: On Building His First Guitar and Why He’s Not a Fan of Tapping
July 12, 2018
Jeff Beck: On Building His First Guitar and Why He’s Not a Fan of Tapping

Jeff Beck is busy. The man who boasts everyone from Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page to David Gilmour, Joe Perry and Slash amongst his most ardent fans, is slinging his...

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 | 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 | Top 11 Rebel Songs
October 7, 2016
Top 11 Rebel Songs

The young always have the same problem – how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rebel Songs
October 7, 2016
Top 11 Rebel Songs

The young always have the same problem – how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Buzz: Are the Rolling Stones Releasing a Blues Record This Week?
October 4, 2016
Buzz: Are the Rolling Stones Releasing a Blues Record This Week?

Well, wouldn’t this be a fun surprise? On Tuesday, the Rolling Stones put up a mysterious and oh-so-cryptic video on their social channels and website alluding to some new music coming...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ian McLagan: 1945-2014 – In Remembrance
December 5, 2014
Ian McLagan: 1945-2014 – In Remembrance

I first saw Ian McLagan, fittingly seated behind a keyboard, with the Rolling Stones in 1981. There was obviously a lot going on around him – Mick preening, Keith chopping...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Jeff Beck at the Riot House
September 4, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Jeff Beck at the Riot House

The latest installment in our Behind the Curtain category, journalist Steve Rosen recounts his fateful encounter with legendary guitarist Jeff Beck. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The drive from my guesthouse/cottage in the hills...

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 | Rolling Stones Revelations!  Interview with "Crossfire Hurricane" Director Brett Morgen
November 14, 2012
Rolling Stones Revelations! Interview with "Crossfire Hurricane" Director Brett Morgen

In an exclusive interview, documentary filmmaker Brett Morgen reveals 11 things you may not know about the Rolling Stones.

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians
October 4, 2011
The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians

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 | Catch Rock Cellar at The NAMM Show in Anaheim This June 3-5 (Hall C, Booth No. 7029)
June 2, 2022
Catch Rock Cellar at The NAMM Show in Anaheim This June 3-5 (Hall C, Booth No. 7029)

For the first time since January 2020, The NAMM Show will bring the music industry together for a weekend in Southern California. This coming Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Knotfest Los Angeles Recap: Slipknot’s Dark Carnival of Heavy Metal Precision
November 7, 2021
Knotfest Los Angeles Recap: Slipknot’s Dark Carnival of Heavy Metal Precision

“Welcome to a dream come true, you crazy motherfuckers,” said Corey Taylor, lead singer of Iowa-based metal ensemble Slipknot after his band raged through “Unsainted” and “Disasterpiece” to begin Knotfest...

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 | Charlie Watts to Miss Rolling Stones’ Fall 2021 ‘No Filter’ Tour Dates, Steve Jordan to Fill in on Drums
August 5, 2021
Charlie Watts to Miss Rolling Stones’ Fall 2021 ‘No Filter’ Tour Dates, Steve Jordan to Fill in on Drums

This fall, The Rolling Stones will resume their anticipated No Filter U.S. tour dates, but a familiar face will not be participating: Charlie Watts. Watts and the band made the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Rockin’ Toast to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones for His 78th Birthday
July 26, 2021
A Rockin’ Toast to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones for His 78th Birthday

Note: This originally ran in 2020 in celebration of Mick Jagger and his 77th birthday, and has now been updated for 2021 and his 78th. In the history of music,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Cropper Q&A: On Working with Otis Redding, His New Album ‘Fire It Up’ (Out Now!) and Beyond
April 23, 2021
Steve Cropper Q&A: On Working with Otis Redding, His New Album ‘Fire It Up’ (Out Now!) and Beyond

Steve Cropper is a certifiable rock and roll legend. After cutting his teeth as part of the early-60s R&B band the Mar-Keys, Cropper found stardom as part of the backbone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phil Spector Dies of Natural Causes in Prison at Age 81
January 17, 2021
Phil Spector Dies of Natural Causes in Prison at Age 81

Phil Spector, whose “Wall of Sound” method in the studio made waves in the 1960s and forever changed the rock music was recorded, has died at age 81, per reports...

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 | Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames
September 15, 2020
Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames

What’s in a (nick)name? Some of the biggest artists music history also had the best, most unforgettable nicknames.  “Alexander the Great, who said on his wedding night, ‘It’s only a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: (Almost) Close Encounters of the Eric Clapton Kind
April 14, 2020
Behind the Curtain: (Almost) Close Encounters of the Eric Clapton Kind

Most Behind the Curtain columns feature Steve Rosen detailing his eye-popping encounters with rock and roll icons — but this piece, about his decades-long pursuit of Eric Clapton, is different....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kansas Previews New Album ‘The Absence of Presence’ with 5-Song Teaser Video
March 30, 2020
Kansas Previews New Album ‘The Absence of Presence’ with 5-Song Teaser Video

This summer, prog-rock icons Kansas will release a new studio album, and on Monday the band lifted the curtain on a bit of The Absence of Presence with additional details...

Rock Cellar Magazine | SiriusXM Premiering ‘Remembering Kenny Rogers’ Special on 3/27, Re-Airing All Weekend
March 26, 2020
SiriusXM Premiering ‘Remembering Kenny Rogers’ Special on 3/27, Re-Airing All Weekend

This Friday, March 27, a special commemorative program will air on SiriusXM’s Prime Country Channel 58, paying homage to the late Kenny Rogers, who passed away last weekend at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy Tony Iommi Shredding ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’ on Guitar While Wearing a Black Sabbath Christmas Sweater
December 23, 2019
Enjoy Tony Iommi Shredding ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’ on Guitar While Wearing a Black Sabbath Christmas Sweater

When we last heard from legendary Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, he was pictured at an airport in Nashville with his pal Robert Plant — just another day for Iommi,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recalling Elvis Presley’s Iconic 1969 Las Vegas Run, 50 Years Later
December 13, 2019
Recalling Elvis Presley’s Iconic 1969 Las Vegas Run, 50 Years Later

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s triumphant 1969 return to live performance with a sold-out engagement at the newly opened International Hotel in Las Vegas. The newly released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker
October 10, 2019
The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker

A faithful member of Elvis Presley’s retinue of close friends known as “The Memphis Mafia,” Marty Lacker was one of The King’s trusted friends and was instrumental in arranging Elvis’...

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 | Top 11 Question Songs
January 14, 2019
Top 11 Question Songs

“A guy gave me a job at an information booth – no questions asked.” – Jay London “Questions 67 and 68” by Chicago “Questions 67 and 68” was written by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Booze
July 5, 2017
Top 11 Songs About Booze

“I drink too much. The last time I gave a urine sample it had an olive in it.” – Rodney Dangerfield “The No No Song” by Ringo Starr Singer-songwriter Hoyt...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Rock Roundtable
November 10, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Rock Roundtable

Veteran rock journalist Steve Rosen details his ambitious Rock Roundtable, a group interview with five key guitarists of the hard rock realm in this month’s Behind the Curtain…Photo by: Glen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: The Lemon Twigs
October 4, 2016
Turn Me On: The Lemon Twigs

  As I sit here listening to and writing about this intriguing new band from Long Island, New York, The Lemon Twigs, I’m not really sure how to describe what...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Los Angeles Songs
September 8, 2016
Top 11 Los Angeles Songs

I don’t want to live in a city where the only cultural advantage is that you can make a right turn on a red light. – Woody Allen Despite its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Beck: The Interview
July 8, 2016
Jeff Beck: The Interview

“I guess it’s my sense of inquisitiveness and maybe boredom, a mixture of the two. I always look for tomorrow in today. Whoever’s involved with my music at the time,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Ritchie Blackmore
May 6, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Ritchie Blackmore

For his latest Behind the Curtain, writer Steve Rosen recounts a memorable experience with guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore… In December 1974, I flew to St. Paul, Minnesota to meet Ritchie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana – The Interview
March 8, 2016
Carlos Santana – The Interview

Alchemy. It’s that magic, intangible ingredient that determines the creative heights one can achieve in a collaborative process. Over the course of three landmark albums, Santana, Abraxas and Santana III,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Fistfights (and Apologies) with Yngwie Malmsteen
May 16, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Fistfights (and Apologies) with Yngwie Malmsteen

Though throwing my drink viciously in the face of Yngwie Malmsteen only required but a split second, I could see it all happening in slow motion. The gin and tonic...

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 | Jesse Ventura: Democracy Rocks
August 12, 2011
Jesse Ventura: Democracy Rocks

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