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Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Rush’s Geddy Lee + Alex Lifeson Play “Closer to the Heart” with Primus at ‘South Park’ 25th Anniversary
August 11, 2022
Watch Rush’s Geddy Lee + Alex Lifeson Play “Closer to the Heart” with Primus at ‘South Park’ 25th Anniversary

Wednesday night, something significant transpired at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado: Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson and bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee reunited on stage to play a song together at a special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God Debuts Video for the Crushing “Omens,” Title Track of New Album Out 10/7
July 28, 2022
Lamb of God Debuts Video for the Crushing “Omens,” Title Track of New Album Out 10/7

If there’s one thing about Lamb of God that keeps the Virginia-based heavy metal outfit on its own plane of existence, it’s the band’s remarkable consistency. The band’s ninth studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cave In Releasing ‘Heavy Pendulum’ LP 5/20; Preview with Three Crushing Songs
April 26, 2022
Cave In Releasing ‘Heavy Pendulum’ LP 5/20; Preview with Three Crushing Songs

Massachusetts-based post-hardcore/alt band Cave In will return on May 20 with its ninth studio album, Heavy Pendulum. Announced recently, the record has now been previewed with three songs, the latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Envy of None (ft. Rush’s Alex Lifeson) Shares New Video for “Never Said I Love You”; Debut Album Available Now
April 25, 2022
Envy of None (ft. Rush’s Alex Lifeson) Shares New Video for “Never Said I Love You”; Debut Album Available Now

Envy of None, the brand new musical project of Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson, recently arrived with its debut self-titled record. A collaboration between Lifeson, Andy Curran (Coney Hatch), producer/engineer Alfio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Primus ‘Conspiranoid’ EP, First New Music from Les Claypool & Co. in 5 Years; Rush Tribute Tour on Now
April 22, 2022
Out Now: Primus ‘Conspiranoid’ EP, First New Music from Les Claypool & Co. in 5 Years; Rush Tribute Tour on Now

Having recently relaunched its A Tribute to Kings tour honoring Rush, Les Claypool and Primus had even more in store: on Friday, the irreverent and revered experimental rock band released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush ‘Moving Pictures’ 40th Anniversary Edition Coming 4/15 (Preview/Pre-Order)
April 11, 2022
Rush ‘Moving Pictures’ 40th Anniversary Edition Coming 4/15 (Preview/Pre-Order)

Their eighth album, Moving Pictures firmly established Rush and the Canadian prog-rock trio‘s place in history after its release in 1981. The record spawned now-classic anthems like “Tom Sawyer” and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Envy of None, ft. Rush’s Alex Lifeson, Releases Self-Titled Debut (Listen)
April 7, 2022
Out Now: Envy of None, ft. Rush’s Alex Lifeson, Releases Self-Titled Debut (Listen)

Envy of None is the brand new musical project featuring guitarist Alex Lifeson, known to the world for years as the guitarist of Canadian prog-rock heroes Rush — and today,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Meet Envy of None, the New Band Featuring Rush’s Alex Lifeson (Stream “Liar,” Pre-Order the Debut LP in April)
January 12, 2022
Meet Envy of None, the New Band Featuring Rush’s Alex Lifeson (Stream “Liar,” Pre-Order the Debut LP in April)

Alex Lifeson, revered guitarist of Rush and an absolute icon, has a new project in the works. Titled Envy of None, it’s both a new band and a debut album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview a New Rush Pinball Machine with 16 Songs, Lighting Effects and a Custom ‘Clockwork Angels’ Clock
January 4, 2022
Preview a New Rush Pinball Machine with 16 Songs, Lighting Effects and a Custom ‘Clockwork Angels’ Clock

Ever dreamed of being a pinball wizard on a machine themed around the dynamic sounds of prog-rock masters Rush? Thanks to Stern Pinball, Inc., you can. On Tuesday, the company...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rare Photo Outtakes Made Available to Commemorate 40th Anniversary of Rush’s ‘Moving Pictures’
December 15, 2021
Rare Photo Outtakes Made Available to Commemorate 40th Anniversary of Rush’s ‘Moving Pictures’

Rush has made a series of photo outtakes from photographer Deborah Samuel's 'Moving Pictures' available for the very first time.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Primus Extends Rush ‘A Tribute to Kings’ Tour with 46 Shows in 2022 (ft. Battles/Black Mountain/The Black Angels)
December 14, 2021
Primus Extends Rush ‘A Tribute to Kings’ Tour with 46 Shows in 2022 (ft. Battles/Black Mountain/The Black Angels)

The COVID-19 pandemic forced Les Claypool and Primus to reschedule their plans to hit the road in a toast to Canadian prog-rock gods Rush with the “A Tribute to Kings” tour, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Announces 2022 Tour Dates, Shares New Song “No Choice” from ‘The Slow Rush Deluxe Box Set’
December 7, 2021
Tame Impala Announces 2022 Tour Dates, Shares New Song “No Choice” from ‘The Slow Rush Deluxe Box Set’

Tuesday came with a flurry of exciting announcements from Tame Impala, the Australian psychedelic/indie-pop band fronted by musical mastermind Kevin Parker. A new track, “No Choice,” was premiered as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Skullcrusher: First-Ever U.S. Tour On Now; ‘Live from Los Angeles’ on YouTube
November 29, 2021
Skullcrusher: First-Ever U.S. Tour On Now; ‘Live from Los Angeles’ on YouTube

It’s a big week for Skullcrusher, the stage name of Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Helen Ballentine. Tonight, Nov. 29, she begins her first proper U.S. tour, supporting a pair of acclaimed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mastodon Lands Atop Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums Chart with Crushing New Double-LP ‘Hushed and Grim’ (Listen)
November 10, 2021
Mastodon Lands Atop Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums Chart with Crushing New Double-LP ‘Hushed and Grim’ (Listen)

Released on Oct. 29, Hushed and Grim is the eighth studio album from hard rock/metal kings Mastodon, and the band’s first since 2017’s Emperor of Sand. With an epic running...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush Left ‘Speechless’ by Ohio State Marching Band’s Incredible Halftime Tribute Medley (Watch)
October 12, 2021
Rush Left ‘Speechless’ by Ohio State Marching Band’s Incredible Halftime Tribute Medley (Watch)

If you find yourself at an Ohio State Buckeyes college football game anytime soon, don’t use halftime as a chance to get up and stretch your legs — you might...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sting Previews New Album ‘The Bridge’ with Engaging Song/Video “Rushing Water” (Album Pre-Order)
October 4, 2021
Sting Previews New Album ‘The Bridge’ with Engaging Song/Video “Rushing Water” (Album Pre-Order)

On Nov. 19, Sting will add to his illustrious career with a new solo album, The Bridge. It will be the legendary vocalist/songwriter/The Police front man’s 13th solo album of new material...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘Beer Scientist’ Alex Lifeson and ‘Beer Drinker’ Geddy Lee Introduce ‘Rush Canadian Golden Ale’
August 18, 2021
Watch ‘Beer Scientist’ Alex Lifeson and ‘Beer Drinker’ Geddy Lee Introduce ‘Rush Canadian Golden Ale’

Prog-rock legends Rush have a new beer — a collaboration with Toronto-based microbrewery Henderson Brewing Company. Titled Rush Canadian Golden Ale, the beverage was officially unveiled on Wednesday with a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 68th Birthday to Rush Bassist/Vocalist and All-Around Icon, Geddy Lee!
July 29, 2021
Happy 68th Birthday to Rush Bassist/Vocalist and All-Around Icon, Geddy Lee!

This post first ran in July 2020 to commemorate the 67th birthday of Geddy Lee. It’s been updated now for 2021. Rush made a lot of noise with just three...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Shares Mysterious Video, Announces ‘Phase 1 Rushium Trials’ 2021 Tour Dates
June 22, 2021
Tame Impala Shares Mysterious Video, Announces ‘Phase 1 Rushium Trials’ 2021 Tour Dates

Phase 1 Rushium Trials is the offbeat name of a new batch of tour dates from Kevin Parker, a.k.a. Tame Impala. Announced on Tuesday, the tour is the first official...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Lifeson of Rush Debuts New Epiphone Les Paul Standard Axcess Guitar and Two Brand New Songs
June 15, 2021
Alex Lifeson of Rush Debuts New Epiphone Les Paul Standard Axcess Guitar and Two Brand New Songs

The Alex Lifeson Epiphone Les Paul Standard Axcess electric guitar is a new collaboration between the famed Rush guitarist and the guitar company, as officially unveiled on Tuesday. The special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Primus Announces New 2021 Dates for ‘A Tribute to Kings’ Tour, a Salute to Rush (with Wolfmother/The Sword)
April 28, 2021
Primus Announces New 2021 Dates for ‘A Tribute to Kings’ Tour, a Salute to Rush (with Wolfmother/The Sword)

Back before the COVID-19 pandemic, Les Claypool and Primus had big plans to hit the road in a toast to Canadian prog-rock gods Rush with the “A Tribute to Kings”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andrew W.K. Starts the Party Once Again with the Crushing ‘Babalon,’ ft. Stark Imagery & a Disclaimer About ‘Evil’
February 17, 2021
Andrew W.K. Starts the Party Once Again with the Crushing ‘Babalon,’ ft. Stark Imagery & a Disclaimer About ‘Evil’

The following items appear in “Babalon,” the crushingly heavy new song from Andrew W.K. debuted early Wednesday as the “Party Hard” icon‘s first new music in three years: 3-D glasses...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (GIVEAWAY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a Rush Vinyl Wall Clock
February 9, 2021
(GIVEAWAY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a Rush Vinyl Wall Clock

The giveaway entry period is now closed. Thank you! Rush. The name alone elicits awe, the Canadian prog-rock trio having cast a shadow of influence and reverence that will never...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Peart, One Year Later: Rush Drummer Remembered by Widow Carrie and Band Mates Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson in ‘Rolling Stone’ Chat
January 7, 2021
Neil Peart, One Year Later: Rush Drummer Remembered by Widow Carrie and Band Mates Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson in ‘Rolling Stone’ Chat

Today, Jan. 7, 2021, marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of Neil Peart, the highly esteemed drummer of Canadian prog-rock trio Rush. His death at age 67 came after...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Tame Impala’s Eye-Popping (and Flashy) Video for ‘Breathe Deeper,’ from 2020’s Acclaimed ‘The Slow Rush’
December 15, 2020
Watch Tame Impala’s Eye-Popping (and Flashy) Video for ‘Breathe Deeper,’ from 2020’s Acclaimed ‘The Slow Rush’

Back in February 2020, a month or so before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold and changed the course of the months to come, Kevin Parker, mastermind of the indie/psychedelic band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Neil Young Revisits ‘After the Gold Rush’ for 50th Anniversary Edition (Listen/Buy)
December 11, 2020
Out Now: Neil Young Revisits ‘After the Gold Rush’ for 50th Anniversary Edition (Listen/Buy)

1970’s After the Gold Rush was a significant release for Neil Young. His third proper studio album as a solo artist, the record celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, and today,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young: ‘After the Gold Rush’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/11; Vinyl Box Set in March (Pre-Order)
November 9, 2020
Neil Young: ‘After the Gold Rush’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/11; Vinyl Box Set in March (Pre-Order)

1970’s After the Gold Rush was a significant release for Neil Young. His third proper studio album as a solo artist, the record celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a YETI Roadie 24 Hard Cooler (Color: Sagebrush Green)
November 4, 2020
(ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a YETI Roadie 24 Hard Cooler (Color: Sagebrush Green)

The entry period is now closed. Thank you! YETI coolers are a phenomenon. Everybody seems to have one — or wants one — and Rock Cellar is excited to offer up a brand new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (ENTRY CLOSED) Enter for a Chance to Win a Copy of Rush’s ‘Permanent Waves’ 40th Anniversary Set
October 2, 2020
(ENTRY CLOSED) Enter for a Chance to Win a Copy of Rush’s ‘Permanent Waves’ 40th Anniversary Set

Update: The entry period is now closed. Thank you! Congrats to Jerry M. of New Jersey! In 1980, Rush released its seventh studio album, and Permanent Waves would go on to be the Canadian prog/rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Geddy Lee of Rush Is Fine, if ‘A Bit Boring’ – His Cardboard Cutout at a Baseball Game Caused Him to Trend on Twitter
September 9, 2020
Geddy Lee of Rush Is Fine, if ‘A Bit Boring’ – His Cardboard Cutout at a Baseball Game Caused Him to Trend on Twitter

Social media is a gift and a curse. There are some that would argue it’s ONLY a curse on society, and they’d have a point — but overall, social media...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seether Re-Emerges as Confident, Angry and Focused with Crushing New Album ‘Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum’ (Listen/Review)
August 28, 2020
Seether Re-Emerges as Confident, Angry and Focused with Crushing New Album ‘Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum’ (Listen/Review)

There’s nearly a full minute aggressive, sludgy guitar riffage before Shaun Morgan begins singing on “Dead and Done,” the explosive opening track to Seether‘s eighth album, Si Vis Pacem, Para...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deftones Share Crushing, Groove-Based New Song/Video ‘Ohms,’ from New Album Out 9/25 — Watch/Pre-Order
August 21, 2020
Deftones Share Crushing, Groove-Based New Song/Video ‘Ohms,’ from New Album Out 9/25 — Watch/Pre-Order

Alt/metal pioneers Deftones were leading fans on an online scavenger hunt all week, hinting at a major announcement to come at week’s end — and late Thursday night, “Ohms” was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Trip Out with Tame Impala’s Flashy and Psychedelic New Video for ‘Is It True,’ from ‘The Slow Rush’
August 6, 2020
Trip Out with Tame Impala’s Flashy and Psychedelic New Video for ‘Is It True,’ from ‘The Slow Rush’

Kevin Parker, the mastermind behind Tame Impala, has a keen understanding of his music‘s psychedelic qualities. So when it came time to put together a lyric video for “Is It...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush ‘Permanent Waves’ Cover Artist Hugh Syme Details Origins of the LP’s Iconic Imagery in New Animated Video
June 25, 2020
Rush ‘Permanent Waves’ Cover Artist Hugh Syme Details Origins of the LP’s Iconic Imagery in New Animated Video

Permanent Waves was an important release by Rush back in 1980, and the album celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. The prog-rock band has been celebrating accordingly, releasing a special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Rush: Watch an Animated, Conceptual Video for ‘The Spirit of Radio,’ an Homage to Late Drummer Neil Peart
June 12, 2020
New from Rush: Watch an Animated, Conceptual Video for ‘The Spirit of Radio,’ an Homage to Late Drummer Neil Peart

Last week, Rush released a 40th anniversary edition of 1980’s Permanent Waves, a landmark achievement in the Canadian prog-rock trio‘s career. On Friday, Rush premiered a new music video for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush ‘Permanent Waves’ Expanded 40th Anniversary Edition, Available Now (Listen)
June 4, 2020
Rush ‘Permanent Waves’ Expanded 40th Anniversary Edition, Available Now (Listen)

In 1980, Rush released its seventh studio album, and Permanent Waves would go on to be the Canadian prog/rock trio‘s most successful album at the time. 2020 marks the record’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Lifeson of Rush Doesn’t Feel ‘Inspired or Motivated’ to Play Guitar After Neil Peart’s Passing
June 3, 2020
Alex Lifeson of Rush Doesn’t Feel ‘Inspired or Motivated’ to Play Guitar After Neil Peart’s Passing

For any group of musicians, resuming work as a musical entity after the death of a band mate can be an insurmountable task — even more so if the deceased...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Lamb of God: Stream the Crushing ‘Routes,’ ft. Chuck Billy of Testament
May 29, 2020
New from Lamb of God: Stream the Crushing ‘Routes,’ ft. Chuck Billy of Testament

We’re approaching the release date of the new album from Lamb of God — and on Friday, the esteemed Virginia “groove-metal” masters premiered a fourth pre-release single from the record....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Recreates the Live Concert Experience with New ‘Immersive’ Mix of ‘The Slow Rush’ (Listen, With Headphones Please)
April 1, 2020
Tame Impala Recreates the Live Concert Experience with New ‘Immersive’ Mix of ‘The Slow Rush’ (Listen, With Headphones Please)

Back on February 14, which feels like it was a year and a half ago given what’s happened to the world in the age of the coronavirus pandemic, Tame Impala...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch an Epic Neil Peart + Rush Drum Tribute Break Out at Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training
February 20, 2020
Watch an Epic Neil Peart + Rush Drum Tribute Break Out at Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training

Spring Training is the time of the year when Major League Baseball teams convene at their spring facilities in Arizona or Florida to prepare for the season ahead — and,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Primus to Toast Rush with ‘A Tribute to Kings’ 40+ Date Tour with Wolfmother, the Sword and Battles
February 18, 2020
Primus to Toast Rush with ‘A Tribute to Kings’ 40+ Date Tour with Wolfmother, the Sword and Battles

This summer, Les Claypool and Primus will head out on a 40+ date North American tour — but this won’t just be any tour. With a special emphasis on paying...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Trip Through Your Own Mind with Tame Impala’s Psychedelic New Album ‘The Slow Rush’ (Listen)
February 13, 2020
Take a Trip Through Your Own Mind with Tame Impala’s Psychedelic New Album ‘The Slow Rush’ (Listen)

For Kevin Parker, the central creative force behind Tame Impala, his fourth studio album is all about time — memories, nostalgia, all of it — as expressed through some intensely...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush: 40th Anniversary Reissue of ‘Permanent Waves’ Coming on March 27 (Preview)
February 13, 2020
Rush: 40th Anniversary Reissue of ‘Permanent Waves’ Coming on March 27 (Preview)

Permanent Waves was the seventh studio album from Canadian prog-rock masters Rush. Originally released in January 1980, the record was the group’s most successful at the time of its release,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God Ushers in a New Era with the Crushing ‘Checkmate,’ Band’s First New Music in Five Years
February 6, 2020
Lamb of God Ushers in a New Era with the Crushing ‘Checkmate,’ Band’s First New Music in Five Years

On Thursday, Lamb of God roared back with a new song titled “Checkmate.” The heavy metal band‘s first bit of new music in five years, it also marks a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Rush Drummer Neil Peart, Dead at 67 After a Battle with Brain Cancer
January 10, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Rush Drummer Neil Peart, Dead at 67 After a Battle with Brain Cancer

Tremendously sad news came down on Friday, as Neil Peart — iconic and massively influential drummer known for his work with Canadian prog-rock band Rush over the years — has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Announces 2020 Tour with Perfume Genius in Support of New Album ‘The Slow Rush’
December 9, 2019
Tame Impala Announces 2020 Tour with Perfume Genius in Support of New Album ‘The Slow Rush’

Tame Impala has become something of an indie/rock institution over the past few years, singer/songwriter/central creator Kevin Parker’s pyschedelic project hitting incredible highs and playing festivals all over the globe....

Rock Cellar Magazine | More New Tame Impala: Stream ‘Posthumous Forgiveness,’ from the Anticipated New Album ‘The Slow Rush’
December 4, 2019
More New Tame Impala: Stream ‘Posthumous Forgiveness,’ from the Anticipated New Album ‘The Slow Rush’

Celebrated Australian indie/psychedelic rock band Tame Impala, essentially the stage name of band leader/songwriter Kevin Parker, will release a new album, The Slow Rush, on Feb. 14, 2020. A new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Punk Rock + Paintbrushes Holiday Art Show Returning to Los Angeles 12/21
November 19, 2019
Punk Rock + Paintbrushes Holiday Art Show Returning to Los Angeles 12/21

On Dec. 21, the fourth annual Punk Rock + Paintbrushes holiday art show will return to Los Angeles, bringing together figures within the punk rock community as they bond over...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala: 2020 Tour Dates Announced Supporting New Album ‘The Slow Rush’
November 1, 2019
Tame Impala: 2020 Tour Dates Announced Supporting New Album ‘The Slow Rush’

Earlier this week, Kevin Parker, mastermind behind the monumentally successful and acclaimed indie/psychedelic-rock band Tame Impala announced an anticipated new album, The Slow Rush. It’ll be released on Valentine’s Day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala: Stream ‘It Might Be Time,’ from New Album ‘The Slow Rush’ Out on Valentine’s Day 2020
October 28, 2019
Tame Impala: Stream ‘It Might Be Time,’ from New Album ‘The Slow Rush’ Out on Valentine’s Day 2020

Well, now we know what the mysterious website and video was all about last week: Celebrated indie/psychedelic band Tame Impala (helmed by mastermind Kevin Parker) will release its long awaited...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn’s New Album ‘The Nothing’ is a Crushing, Emotional Whirlwind of Grief, Despair and Dark, Haunting Musical Catharsis
September 17, 2019
Korn’s New Album ‘The Nothing’ is a Crushing, Emotional Whirlwind of Grief, Despair and Dark, Haunting Musical Catharsis

Music can heal. That’s the story and the line rolled out by innumerable songwriters and artists over the years. The medium allows for the expression of thoughts, sentiments and emotions...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Rush’s New Movie ‘Cinema Strangiato,’ in Theaters for One Night Only 8/21
June 20, 2019
Preview Rush’s New Movie ‘Cinema Strangiato,’ in Theaters for One Night Only 8/21

Cinema Strangiato is the name of a new film put together by Canadian prog-rock heroes Rush that will screen in theaters for one night only on Wednesday August 21. Taking...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Rush Graphic Novel Detailing the Making of ‘A Farewell to Kings’ is Coming
April 17, 2019
A Rush Graphic Novel Detailing the Making of ‘A Farewell to Kings’ is Coming

Rush’s A Farewell to Kings, the Canadian prog/rock band‘s fifth full-length album released in 1977, was a landmark achievement for the iconic group — and its conception is the focus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rush: Wandering The Face Of The Earth: The Official Touring History’ Book Coming in October
March 11, 2019
‘Rush: Wandering The Face Of The Earth: The Official Touring History’ Book Coming in October

For decades, Canadian power trio/prog-rock legends Rush toured the globe with their unmistakable sound and relentlessly unique style, amassing an audience of millions and establishing themselves as undisputed legends of...

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 | 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 | Rush Merchandise
November 25, 2012
Rush Merchandise

Rush Clockwork Angels Tour [DVD] $16.97 Rush Clockwork Angels Tour [Blu-Ray] $19.98 Rush T-Shirt $19.95

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rush’s “Clockwork Angels” – The Steampunk Novel
November 2, 2012
Rush’s “Clockwork Angels” – The Steampunk Novel

The new novel Clockwork Angels begins with the line: “The best place to start an adventure is with a quiet, perfect life…and someone who realizes that it can’t possibly be enough....

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Fast and Loose Chat with Eddie Spaghetti of The Supersuckers, ‘The Greatest Rock n’ Roll Band in the World’
August 12, 2022
A Fast and Loose Chat with Eddie Spaghetti of The Supersuckers, ‘The Greatest Rock n’ Roll Band in the World’

Melding garage-punk, brawny rock and roll and alt-country since their formation in 1988, The Supersuckers have carved out a formidable career built on a catalog of killer records and exhaustive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Now Streaming: Netflix’s ‘Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99,’ a Can’t-Miss Look at the Notorious Carnival of Chaos
August 11, 2022
Now Streaming: Netflix’s ‘Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99,’ a Can’t-Miss Look at the Notorious Carnival of Chaos

Woodstock ’99 has clearly been on the minds of many lately. Last July, HBO Max premiered Woodstock 99: Peace, Love and Rage, a new documentary directed by Garret Price and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 75th Birthday to Carlos Santana — Still on the Mend After a Medical Scare
July 20, 2022
Happy 75th Birthday to Carlos Santana — Still on the Mend After a Medical Scare

Today, July 20, guitar wizard/legend Carlos Santana celebrates his 75th birthday. Over the years, Santana has maintained a steady presence as both a recording and touring musician — and even...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Unleashes “The Dying Song (Time to Sing)”; New Album ‘The End, So Far’ Out 9/30
July 20, 2022
Slipknot Unleashes “The Dying Song (Time to Sing)”; New Album ‘The End, So Far’ Out 9/30

There’s long been a hint of uncertainty surrounding Slipknot and just how long the masked heavy metal ensemble could remain a collective unit. Since bursting onto the hard rock/metal scene...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Goose Will Win Over Even the Most “Jam Band”-Resistant with New Album ‘Dripfield’ … (I Would Know).
July 7, 2022
Goose Will Win Over Even the Most “Jam Band”-Resistant with New Album ‘Dripfield’ … (I Would Know).

On June 24, Connecticut-based indie/psychedelic/jam band Goose released its latest studio album, Dripfield. If the use of the phrase “jam band” above drove you to click away from this website,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peace and Love, Ringo Starr is 82! A Toast to the Famed Beatles Icon on His Birthday
July 7, 2022
Peace and Love, Ringo Starr is 82! A Toast to the Famed Beatles Icon on His Birthday

While there are many acclaimed technical drummers in commercial rock music — names like Neil Peart of Rush and Stewart Copeland of The Police to name just two — the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Hosting ‘Rhapsody Over London’ Streaming Concert Event 7/24
July 6, 2022
Queen + Adam Lambert Hosting ‘Rhapsody Over London’ Streaming Concert Event 7/24

On July 24, Queen + Adam Lambert will host a special global streaming concert event, featuring a recent performance from the ensemble‘s European tour. Rhapsody Over London, as it’s called,...

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 | Buzzworthy Metal Band Spiritbox Mixes a Bit of ’90s Alt/Rock into its Approach with New Single “Rotoscope”
June 23, 2022
Buzzworthy Metal Band Spiritbox Mixes a Bit of ’90s Alt/Rock into its Approach with New Single “Rotoscope”

The past year-plus brought big moves from Spiritbox, a genre-bending metal band featuring powerhouse vocalist Courtney LaPlante. Their debut album Eternal Blue put them on the map in the hard...

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 | The Fixx Reflecting Back and Looking Forward on Vibrant New LP ‘Every Five Seconds’ (Q&A with Cy Curnin)
June 8, 2022
The Fixx Reflecting Back and Looking Forward on Vibrant New LP ‘Every Five Seconds’ (Q&A with Cy Curnin)

The Fixx tapped into American music listeners’ collective consciousness like few others during the second British music invasion of the early 1980s. “Stand or Fall” and “Red Skies,” the London...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Art Alexakis Q&A: 30 Years of Everclear, Touring with MS and Being ‘Confrontationally Authentic’ (“When You’re 60, You Don’t Have to Be Nice Anymore”)
June 8, 2022
Art Alexakis Q&A: 30 Years of Everclear, Touring with MS and Being ‘Confrontationally Authentic’ (“When You’re 60, You Don’t Have to Be Nice Anymore”)

Originally recorded in a friend’s basement for $400, 1993’s World of Noise was the first release from Everclear, prior to its emergence in the mid-1990s as an alt/rock staple with era-defining radio hits like “Father...

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 | ‘Elvis’ Star Austin Butler Was Hospitalized After Film Wrapped: “My Body Just Started Shutting Down”
May 25, 2022
‘Elvis’ Star Austin Butler Was Hospitalized After Film Wrapped: “My Body Just Started Shutting Down”

One of the most intriguing elements of what we’ve seen thus far from director Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis Presley biopic Elvis is the performance of its star, Austin Butler. Through...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Leo Sayer Gets Back With New Album of Reinvented Beatles Songs
May 13, 2022
I’m Still Standing: Leo Sayer Gets Back With New Album of Reinvented Beatles Songs

The 2021 documentary The Beatles: Get Back could not have come at a better time for Leo Sayer. The singer-songwriter often crossed paths with the group as a young performer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Train’s Pat Monahan: Sailing the Seas of Yacht Rock on ‘AM Gold,’ Wine, Baseball and “Hey, Soul Sister” (The Interview)
May 13, 2022
Train’s Pat Monahan: Sailing the Seas of Yacht Rock on ‘AM Gold,’ Wine, Baseball and “Hey, Soul Sister” (The Interview)

Train first came to prominence with the double-platinum single “Meet Virginia,” off its 1998 self-titled debut album. Since then, the affable pop/rock band led by singer/songwriter Pat Monahan has landed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Arcade Fire Reignites the Flame with Earnest and Reflective New Album ‘WE’ (Listen)
May 6, 2022
Out Now: Arcade Fire Reignites the Flame with Earnest and Reflective New Album ‘WE’ (Listen)

It’s an age of doubt/And I doubt we’ll figure it out, whisper-sings Arcade Fire front man Win Butler on “Age of Anxiety I,” the opening track on the heralded indie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Arcade Fire Previews ‘WE’ LP with the Powerful, Resilient Anthem “Unconditional 1 (Lookout Kid)”
April 27, 2022
Arcade Fire Previews ‘WE’ LP with the Powerful, Resilient Anthem “Unconditional 1 (Lookout Kid)”

Beloved Canadian indie/rock band Arcade Fire recently returned with “The Lightning I, II,” a song previewing a new record titled WE that will be released on May 6. On Wednesday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | LA Indie Band Warpaint Previews New Album ‘Radiate Like This’ with “Hips,” Details U.S. Tour
April 25, 2022
LA Indie Band Warpaint Previews New Album ‘Radiate Like This’ with “Hips,” Details U.S. Tour

Los Angeles indie/rock ensemble Warpaint will return on May 6 with Radiate Like This, the band’s first album in six years. The latest song shared from the record is “Hips,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pup Brings the People Together (and Reunites Lost Phones with Owners) at the Fonda with Skegss, Pinkshift (Recap)
April 22, 2022
Pup Brings the People Together (and Reunites Lost Phones with Owners) at the Fonda with Skegss, Pinkshift (Recap)

“This band was supposed to play basement shows and that’s it — so we have absolutely peaked,” remarked Stefan Babcock of the band Pup on stage at the Fonda Theatre...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Taylor Hawkins Among Guests on ‘Brother Johnny,’ Edgar Winter’s New Tribute Album to Johnny
April 19, 2022
Out Now: Taylor Hawkins Among Guests on ‘Brother Johnny,’ Edgar Winter’s New Tribute Album to Johnny

As we noted back in January, the Johnny Winter tribute album Brother Johnny by Edgar Winter is out now on Quarto Valley Records. 17 tracks featuring a star-studded array of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival Taking Over Los Angeles with Massive Schedule of Comedy Gigs 4/28-5/8
April 19, 2022
Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival Taking Over Los Angeles with Massive Schedule of Comedy Gigs 4/28-5/8

Later this month, some of the biggest names in comedy will roll through Los Angeles as part of the Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival series of live performances. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Five Finger Death Punch Touring with Megadeth, The Hu, Fire from the Gods; Shares New Song
April 13, 2022
Five Finger Death Punch Touring with Megadeth, The Hu, Fire from the Gods; Shares New Song

Hard-rock arena-fillers Five Finger Death Punch roared back this week with the premiere of a new song, “AfterLife,” the title track from the band’s upcoming ninth studio album. A typically...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jim Messina Q&A: Memories of Buffalo Springfield, Poco and Reuniting with Kenny Loggins for Two Special Gigs
April 11, 2022
Jim Messina Q&A: Memories of Buffalo Springfield, Poco and Reuniting with Kenny Loggins for Two Special Gigs

Fans of classic rock radio are never far from hearing a song Jim Messina had a hand in creating. A singer, guitarist and songwriter in three celebrated bands, Messina also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Regrettes Take a Leap in Search of Self on New Album ‘Further Joy’ (Listen)
April 7, 2022
Out Now: The Regrettes Take a Leap in Search of Self on New Album ‘Further Joy’ (Listen)

Further Joy is the third full-length album from pop/punk/indie band The Regrettes, which has been adding new slashes to its genre characterization with each record. Previewed in recent weeks with...

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 | Out Now: PUP’s New Album ‘The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND,’ the Soundtrack for Anxious Times
April 1, 2022
Out Now: PUP’s New Album ‘The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND,’ the Soundtrack for Anxious Times

Canadian punk/indie band PUP is pretty much the perfect band for the world right now. Post-pandemic  — well, are we actually post-pandemic, or are we still actually in a pandemic? That probably depends...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Regrettes Share Resilient Anthem “Anxieties (Out Of Time),” New Album ‘Further Joy’ Coming 4/8
March 30, 2022
The Regrettes Share Resilient Anthem “Anxieties (Out Of Time),” New Album ‘Further Joy’ Coming 4/8

The Regrettes are nearing the April 8 release of their third album, Further Joy, and at this point the stylistic progression of the band is as evident as ever. What...

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: Dave Grohl’s Dream Widow EP, the Heavy Metal Band from Foo Fighters’ ‘Studio 666’ (ft. Grohl on Vox/Guitar/Bass/Drums & Fireball Ministry’s Jim Rota)
March 25, 2022
Out Now: Dave Grohl’s Dream Widow EP, the Heavy Metal Band from Foo Fighters’ ‘Studio 666’ (ft. Grohl on Vox/Guitar/Bass/Drums & Fireball Ministry’s Jim Rota)

Dream Widow was a band with big aspirations and an unseemly demise. As depicted in Studio 666, the horror/comedy film from Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters that was premiered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Elliot Lurie of Looking Glass About 1972’s “Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)”
March 22, 2022
One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Elliot Lurie of Looking Glass About 1972’s “Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)”

In our newest One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? entry, guitarist/songwriter/co-vocalist Elliot Lurie of the band Looking Glass discusses his band’s career and whether he and his band mates consider themselves...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Experiences the Highs, Lows, & Scandals of Fame and Rocks the Moon in New Video for “Totally Fine”
March 22, 2022
PUP Experiences the Highs, Lows, & Scandals of Fame and Rocks the Moon in New Video for “Totally Fine”

When is a band more than a band? In the new music video for “Totally Fine,” Canadian punk/indie band PUP experiences it all. Specifically, the band takes a journey involving fame, fortune, headlines,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Arcade Fire Returns with “The Lightning I, II” — New Album ‘WE’ Out May 6
March 17, 2022
Arcade Fire Returns with “The Lightning I, II” — New Album ‘WE’ Out May 6

On May 6, heralded Canadian indie band Arcade Fire will return with WE, a new studio record that marks the group’s sixth album and first since 2017’s Everything Now. Announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with George Bunnell of The Strawberry Alarm Clock About “Incense and Peppermints”
March 16, 2022
One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with George Bunnell of The Strawberry Alarm Clock About “Incense and Peppermints”

In our newest One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? entry, bassist George Bunnell of The Strawberry Alarm Clock discusses his band’s career and whether he and his band mates consider themselves...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Regrettes to Release ‘Further Joy’ LP 4/8, Share “That’s What Makes Me Love You”
March 4, 2022
The Regrettes to Release ‘Further Joy’ LP 4/8, Share “That’s What Makes Me Love You”

Four-piece pop/punk band The Regrettes will release Further Joy, a new studio album, on April 8. The group officially detailed its third record on Friday, accompanied by album artwork, tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Regrettes Debut Video for “You’re So F*cking Pretty,” On Tour Now (Including Coachella & Bonnaroo)
February 28, 2022
The Regrettes Debut Video for “You’re So F*cking Pretty,” On Tour Now (Including Coachella & Bonnaroo)

“You’re So F*cking Pretty” reflects a shift in style and focus for The Regrettes, a four-piece pop/punk band that amassed some buzz in 2019 with How Do You Love? and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Gang of Youths’ ‘angel in realtime.,’ an Astounding, Emotional Study of the Human Condition
February 25, 2022
Out Now: Gang of Youths’ ‘angel in realtime.,’ an Astounding, Emotional Study of the Human Condition

It’s made apparent from the very beginning of Angel in Realtime, the new album from Australian indie/rock band Gang of Youths released today, Feb. 25, on the crushing opener “you...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Underoath Brings ‘Voyeurist’ Tour to Los Angeles with Spiritbox, Bad Omens and Stray from the Path
February 25, 2022
Recap: Underoath Brings ‘Voyeurist’ Tour to Los Angeles with Spiritbox, Bad Omens and Stray from the Path

At one point during the headlining set from Underoath on Thursday night at the Wiltern in Los Angeles, vocalist Spencer Chamberlain remarked that this past week of live gigs were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Are You a ‘Rock Believer’? Hard Rock Vets Scorpions Roar Back with New Album (Listen)
February 25, 2022
Are You a ‘Rock Believer’? Hard Rock Vets Scorpions Roar Back with New Album (Listen)

Decades into their heralded career, German hard-rock kings Scorpions have a knack for the loudest, proudest and most fist-pumping anthems around. Rock Believer, the band’s brand new studio album out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brandi Carlile Adds Dates, Cities to ‘Beyond These Silent Days’ Summer Tour
February 22, 2022
Brandi Carlile Adds Dates, Cities to ‘Beyond These Silent Days’ Summer Tour

Riding the momentum of an acclaimed new album and five more Grammy nominations, singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile has added additional shows to her summer tour in support of last October’s In...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Scorpions: Stream “Shining of Your Soul,” from ‘Rock Believer’ Album Out 2/25
February 18, 2022
New from Scorpions: Stream “Shining of Your Soul,” from ‘Rock Believer’ Album Out 2/25

German hard-rock icons Scorpions are a week away from releasing Rock Believer, the band’s new studio album. Over the past few weeks, the legendary band has been sharing songs from the album, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Morning Jacket Announces U.S. Tour; New Self-Titled Album Out Now
February 15, 2022
My Morning Jacket Announces U.S. Tour; New Self-Titled Album Out Now

Later this year, My Morning Jacket will embark on a big U.S. headlining tour, the esteemed band announced on Tuesday. The news comes on the heels of the October release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory Announces ‘Sticks and Stones’ 20th Anniversary Tour ft. Four Year Strong and Be Well
February 15, 2022
New Found Glory Announces ‘Sticks and Stones’ 20th Anniversary Tour ft. Four Year Strong and Be Well

When Florida-based pop/punk band New Found Glory released their third full-length album, Sticks and Stones, in 2002, it was a massive boost to NFG’s popularity — and, likely, a significant...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Scorpions Share Another New Track; Listen to “Seventh Sun,” from Upcoming ‘Rock Believer’ LP
February 11, 2022
Scorpions Share Another New Track; Listen to “Seventh Sun,” from Upcoming ‘Rock Believer’ LP

German hard-rock icons Scorpions have a certain swagger, the sort of energy that comes with a legendary career built on memorable rock & roll anthems — and their latest, “Seventh Sun,” is another...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Lifeson’s New Band Envy of None to Give One Lucky Fan a Signature Les Paul Guitar with Debut Album
February 9, 2022
Alex Lifeson’s New Band Envy of None to Give One Lucky Fan a Signature Les Paul Guitar with Debut Album

In January, famed Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson unveiled his new project, Envy of None. The band will release its self-titled debut album on April 8, and this week the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Reinvigorated, The Rave-Ups Reignite Classic Sound on New Reunion Album, ‘Tomorrow’
February 4, 2022
Out Now: Reinvigorated, The Rave-Ups Reignite Classic Sound on New Reunion Album, ‘Tomorrow’

In 2019, When Jimmer Podrasky started making new music with his Rave-Ups bandmates for the first time in decades, he remembered how good their three studio albums were and didn’t...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Korn Reasserts its Vitality with Pummeling New Album, ‘Requiem’
February 3, 2022
Out Now: Korn Reasserts its Vitality with Pummeling New Album, ‘Requiem’

The years keep flying by, but Korn just keeps on pumping out albums — and the band’s latest, Requiem, may very well be among its strongest. The 14th (!) album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dream Theater’s Video for “Transcending Time,” from New Album ‘A View from the Top of the World’
January 27, 2022
Watch Dream Theater’s Video for “Transcending Time,” from New Album ‘A View from the Top of the World’

“Transcending Time” is a song featured on A View from the Top of the World, the new record from prog-rock masters Dream Theater that was released in October. Clocking in...

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 | The Regrettes Reschedule Spring 2022 Tour, Building to Spots at Coachella and Bonnaroo
January 20, 2022
The Regrettes Reschedule Spring 2022 Tour, Building to Spots at Coachella and Bonnaroo

The Regrettes, the four-piece pop/punk band on the rise in recent years after a series of acclaimed releases, returned in the fall with an engaging new song, “Monday,” which featured...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Scorpions Trace a Lifetime of Hard-Rock History in New “Rock Believer” Music Video
January 18, 2022
Scorpions Trace a Lifetime of Hard-Rock History in New “Rock Believer” Music Video

German hard-rock icons Scorpions recently shared the title track to their forthcoming album, Rock Believer, which is due for release on Feb. 25 — and now a corresponding music video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Scorpions: Stream the Title Track from New Album, ‘Rock Believer,’ Due in February
January 14, 2022
New from Scorpions: Stream the Title Track from New Album, ‘Rock Believer,’ Due in February

German hard rock icons Scorpions are readying a new album, the band’s 19th, on Feb. 25, 2022 — and Rock Believer promises to be a loud, proud celebration of … well, rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Muse Unearths Heavy New Song “Won’t Stand Down” and Intense Video; Band’s First New Music in Four Years
January 13, 2022
Muse Unearths Heavy New Song “Won’t Stand Down” and Intense Video; Band’s First New Music in Four Years

With “Won’t Stand Down,” Muse makes something abundantly clear: The English rock/experimental band is back and louder than ever. Shared on Thursday, the song serves as the first bit of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Edgar Winter & Joe Walsh Team Up for “Johnny B. Goode”; All-Star Tribute Album to Johnny Winter Out in April
January 7, 2022
Edgar Winter & Joe Walsh Team Up for “Johnny B. Goode”; All-Star Tribute Album to Johnny Winter Out in April

Due out on April 15, Brother Johnny is an all-star tribute album to the late Johnny Winter, compiled and spearheaded by his brother, Edgar Winter. The album will be released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New alt-j: “Hard Drive Gold,” a Cryptocurrency-Inspired Song with a Video Depicting the Creeping Apocalypse
January 5, 2022
New alt-j: “Hard Drive Gold,” a Cryptocurrency-Inspired Song with a Video Depicting the Creeping Apocalypse

On Feb. 11, English indie-rock band alt-j will return with a new album titled The Dream. On Wednesday, the group shared a new song as a preview of the record....

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 | 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 | New from Bryan Adams: Listen to “Kick Ass,” an Exuberant Ode to Rock and Roll (Introduced by John Cleese)
December 9, 2021
New from Bryan Adams: Listen to “Kick Ass,” an Exuberant Ode to Rock and Roll (Introduced by John Cleese)

Remember rock and roll? Bryan Adams sure does, and he would like to remind you of its glory. “Kick Ass” is the title of a new song debuted on Thursday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Tom Morello Jams with Alex Lifeson, Kirk Hammett and More on ‘The Atlas Underground Flood’ LP
December 6, 2021
Out Now: Tom Morello Jams with Alex Lifeson, Kirk Hammett and More on ‘The Atlas Underground Flood’ LP

After releasing a collaborative new album, The Atlas Underground Fire, just this past October, renowned guitarist Tom Morello has now followed it up with a sequel — and The Atlas...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Sting ‘The Bridge,’ the First Album from the Police Front Man Since 2015 (Listen)
November 19, 2021
Out Now: Sting ‘The Bridge,’ the First Album from the Police Front Man Since 2015 (Listen)

Today, Nov. 19, Sting returned with The Bridge, a new solo album that marks the Police front man‘s first since 2015. He previewed it in recent weeks with a few...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello Previews ‘The Atlas Underground Flood’ LP, ft. Alex Lifeson, Kirk Hammett, IDLES, Ben Harper, More
November 17, 2021
Tom Morello Previews ‘The Atlas Underground Flood’ LP, ft. Alex Lifeson, Kirk Hammett, IDLES, Ben Harper, More

When we last heard from Tom Morello, the revered guitarist/songwriter/DJ/cultural icon, it was just a month ago — Oct. 15, to be exact — when he released The Atlas Underground...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Miss Warped Tour? Catch the ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ Tour with Neck Deep/Boston Manor/Zero 9:36/Heart Attack Man/Oxymorrons
November 15, 2021
Recap: Miss Warped Tour? Catch the ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ Tour with Neck Deep/Boston Manor/Zero 9:36/Heart Attack Man/Oxymorrons

For years, the Vans Warped Tour entertained the youth of America with an annual summer gathering of the “underground” scene, a morning-to-night slate of entertainment featuring bands from across the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Zealand Indie Pop Band Yumi Zouma Blends Darkness and Light with the Deceptively Danceable “Mona Lisa”
November 11, 2021
New Zealand Indie Pop Band Yumi Zouma Blends Darkness and Light with the Deceptively Danceable “Mona Lisa”

“Mona Lisa” is the title of a new single from Yumi Zouma, a New Zealand-based indie/pop band with three studio albums under its belt. Debuted on Thursday, the song is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn is Ready to “Start the Healing” with Dynamic New Music Video; ‘Requiem’ Album Due in February
November 11, 2021
Korn is Ready to “Start the Healing” with Dynamic New Music Video; ‘Requiem’ Album Due in February

Throughout the course of its nearly three-decade career, Korn has exorcised some intense aggression and complex emotions into memorable hard rock/metal anthems. It’s more or less been the trademark of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Brandi Carlile Perform “This Time Tomorrow” and Joni Mitchell’s “Blue” on ‘Colbert’
November 9, 2021
Watch Brandi Carlile Perform “This Time Tomorrow” and Joni Mitchell’s “Blue” on ‘Colbert’

Brandi Carlile was the musical guest on Monday night’s episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and the revered singer/songwriter made the most of her appearance. For the television...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Astroworld Tragedy: Flood of Lawsuits After Eight Deaths, More Injured at Travis Scott’s Houston Festival
November 8, 2021
Astroworld Tragedy: Flood of Lawsuits After Eight Deaths, More Injured at Travis Scott’s Houston Festival

This past Friday night, eight people died and scores more were transported to local hospitals for injuries after an intense crowd surge at the Astroworld Festival, the music event curated...

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 | Out Now: Radiohead Revisits ‘Kid A’ and ‘Amnesiac’ as ‘‘KID A MNESIA,’ Featuring Previously Unreleased Session Tracks
November 5, 2021
Out Now: Radiohead Revisits ‘Kid A’ and ‘Amnesiac’ as ‘‘KID A MNESIA,’ Featuring Previously Unreleased Session Tracks

Today, Radiohead released KID A MNESIA, a triple-album revisiting of the English band‘s 2000’s Kid A and 2001’s Amnesiac, two records that went a long way toward further establishing Thom...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Scorpions Debut “Peacemaker,” 19th Studio Album ‘Rock Believer’ Coming in February (Pre-Order)
November 4, 2021
Scorpions Debut “Peacemaker,” 19th Studio Album ‘Rock Believer’ Coming in February (Pre-Order)

German hard rock icons Scorpions will release a new album, the band’s 19th, on Feb. 25, 2022 — and Rock Believers was previewed on Thursday with typically roaring anthem called...

Rock Cellar Magazine | IDLES Previews New Album ‘Crawler’ with “Car Crash,” Plays ‘Kimmel’ and On Sold-Out US Tour
November 4, 2021
IDLES Previews New Album ‘Crawler’ with “Car Crash,” Plays ‘Kimmel’ and On Sold-Out US Tour

These are exceptionally busy times for IDLES. The Bristol, UK-based band is set to release its fourth album, Crawler, on Nov. 12, and is currently out on a big, mostly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory: New Pop-Punk Christmas Album ‘December’s Here’ Out 12/3, Watch “Somber Christmas”
November 3, 2021
New Found Glory: New Pop-Punk Christmas Album ‘December’s Here’ Out 12/3, Watch “Somber Christmas”

Florida-based pop-punk veterans New Found Glory will release a new holiday album, December’s Here, on Dec. 3. Featuring 11 original Christmas songs, the collection continues the band’s trend of themed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Every Time I Die’s ‘Radical,’ a Pummeling Master Class in Heaviness (Both Musical and Lyrical)
November 2, 2021
Out Now: Every Time I Die’s ‘Radical,’ a Pummeling Master Class in Heaviness (Both Musical and Lyrical)

Buffalo, New York-based metal/hardcore veterans Every Time I Die have always used their music as a means of cathartic expression, vocalist Keith Buckley’s thoughtful and inventive lyrics pairing with the band’s endlessly aggressive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young & Crazy Horse Debut “Heading West,” from New Album ‘Barn’ Out 12/10
October 29, 2021
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Debut “Heading West,” from New Album ‘Barn’ Out 12/10

“Heading West” is a lively new song from Neil Young & Crazy Horse, the second preview of the ensemble’s upcoming album, Barn, which will be released on Dec. 10. Announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brandi Carlile: ‘Beyond These Silent Days’ Tour On Sale 10/29, Supporting New No. 1 Album ‘In These Silent Days’
October 27, 2021
Brandi Carlile: ‘Beyond These Silent Days’ Tour On Sale 10/29, Supporting New No. 1 Album ‘In These Silent Days’

Back on Oct. 1, celebrated singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile added to her impressive catalog of music with In These Silent Days, her acclaimed new studio album that debuted at No. 1...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Morning Jacket Returns: Stream Band’s Typically Adventurous and Rewarding New Self-Titled Album
October 22, 2021
My Morning Jacket Returns: Stream Band’s Typically Adventurous and Rewarding New Self-Titled Album

You never really know what you’re going to get from My Morning Jacket, and today the Jim James-fronted indie/rock/psychedelia band returned with a new self-titled album, the first new MMJ record...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young & Crazy Horse Are Releasing a New Album, ‘Barn,’ in December — Stream “Song of the Seasons”
October 14, 2021
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Are Releasing a New Album, ‘Barn,’ in December — Stream “Song of the Seasons”

On Dec. 10, Neil Young & Crazy Horse will release Barn, a new studio album and the ensemble’s follow-up to 2019’s Colorado. Announced on Wednesday, Young first dropped news of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs By Classic Rock Trios
October 11, 2021
Top 11 Songs By Classic Rock Trios

“In the Police, in a trio situation—which I’ve come back to now—it’s just so wide open that it does actually provide this arena where you can play with a certain...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nile Q&A: New LP ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still,’ Cinema, the Early Days of CBGB and More
October 11, 2021
Willie Nile Q&A: New LP ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still,’ Cinema, the Early Days of CBGB and More

During a career spanning more than 40 years and 14 studio albums, Willie Nile has flown slightly under the radar, despite luminaries like Pete Townshend, Bruce Springsteen, Roger McGuinn, Lou...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Sting’s New Video for the Upbeat “If It’s Love,” Featuring Dancers from the ‘Message in a Bottle’ Stage Show
October 8, 2021
Watch Sting’s New Video for the Upbeat “If It’s Love,” Featuring Dancers from the ‘Message in a Bottle’ Stage Show

Sting has been previewing a new solo record, The Bridge, with a couple of pre-release tracks in recent weeks. The album, due out on Nov. 19, will be the legendary vocalist/songwriter/The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Bonamassa Debuts “Time Clocks” Video; New Tour and Album Coming in October (Pre-Order)
September 29, 2021
Joe Bonamassa Debuts “Time Clocks” Video; New Tour and Album Coming in October (Pre-Order)

Tireless blues guitar virtuoso Joe Bonamassa has debuted “Time Clocks,” a new single from his upcoming album of the same name. The record is due out on Oct. 29. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Bridges Says His Lymphoma is in Remission, ‘But COVID Kicked My Ass’
September 13, 2021
Jeff Bridges Says His Lymphoma is in Remission, ‘But COVID Kicked My Ass’

Beloved actor/musician/activist Jeff Bridges is seemingly out of the woods as far as his lymphoma treatments are concerned, but he issued an update on Monday afternoon that detailed another wrinkle...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘God is Partying’ Finds Andrew W.K. on as Euphoric, Bombastic and Mystifying a Musical Ride as Ever
September 13, 2021
Out Now: ‘God is Partying’ Finds Andrew W.K. on as Euphoric, Bombastic and Mystifying a Musical Ride as Ever

It’s hard to have expectations when it comes to Andrew W.K. — because the artist that exploded onto the scene in 2001 with I Get Wet (and the anthemic, objectively...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Window Into an Underappreciated Era: The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Bruce Johnston/Mike Love/Al Jardine Reflect)
September 13, 2021
A Window Into an Underappreciated Era: The Beach Boys’ ‘Feel Flows — The Sunflower and Surf’s Up Sessions’ Box Set (Bruce Johnston/Mike Love/Al Jardine Reflect)

1966’s Pet Sounds is rightfully championed as the zenith of The Beach Boys’ body of work and routinely selected in music magazines as among the top albums ever released by...

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 | Sting Debuts “If It’s Love,” New Solo Album ‘The Bridge’ Coming 11/19 (Pre-Order)
September 1, 2021
Sting Debuts “If It’s Love,” New Solo Album ‘The Bridge’ Coming 11/19 (Pre-Order)

On Nov. 19, Sting will return with a new solo album titled The Bridge. It will be the legendary vocalist/songwriter/The Police front man’s 13th solo album of new material to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Every Time I Die: New Album ‘Radical’ Out 10/22, Supporting Underoath on U.S. Tour This Fall
August 17, 2021
Every Time I Die: New Album ‘Radical’ Out 10/22, Supporting Underoath on U.S. Tour This Fall

Buffalo, New York-based metal/hardcore veterans Every Time I Die have big plans for the end of 2021 — namely, a new record, Radical, set for release on Oct. 22 via...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Revisiting George Harrison’s ‘All Things Must Pass’ — The Definitive Beatles Solo Album (50th Anniversary Out Now)
August 11, 2021
Revisiting George Harrison’s ‘All Things Must Pass’ — The Definitive Beatles Solo Album (50th Anniversary Out Now)

George Harrison cast a masterwork with his triple-album All Things Must Pass — the record that announced him as a solo creative force, and showed everyone, John Lennon and Paul...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill Dies at 72, Remembered by Band Mates, Peers and Musicians
July 29, 2021
ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill Dies at 72, Remembered by Band Mates, Peers and Musicians

Dusty Hill, bassist of Texas rock legends ZZ Top, has died at the age of 72 , according to a statement released by his band mates Billy Gibbons and Frank...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Now Streaming: HBO Max’s ‘Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage’ Doc Captures the Chaos of the Notorious Event
July 26, 2021
Now Streaming: HBO Max’s ‘Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage’ Doc Captures the Chaos of the Notorious Event

When it comes to music festivals, certain images and scenes are burned in our memories, even years after the original event. Considering Woodstock ’99 calls to mind a few specific...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brandi Carlile Shares “Right On Time,” New Album ‘In These Silent Days’ Coming 10/1
July 21, 2021
Brandi Carlile Shares “Right On Time,” New Album ‘In These Silent Days’ Coming 10/1

On Oct. 1, Brandi Carlile will release a new album, In These Silent Days. It will be the seventh full-length album from the six-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and the follow-up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream Faye Webster’s Endearingly Eclectic New Album ‘I Know I’m Funny haha’; Fall/Winter Tour Info
June 29, 2021
Out Now: Stream Faye Webster’s Endearingly Eclectic New Album ‘I Know I’m Funny haha’; Fall/Winter Tour Info

I Know I’m Funny haha is the title of the fourth studio album from singer/songwriter Faye Webster, released just last week on June 25 via Secretly Canadian Records. It’s the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | With its Grungy, Aggressive New Anthem “1% Milk”, Holy Wars Asks: ‘What About The Other 99?”
June 29, 2021
With its Grungy, Aggressive New Anthem “1% Milk”, Holy Wars Asks: ‘What About The Other 99?”

“1% Milk” is the name of a new single from Los Angeles-based “dark pop” band Holy Wars, comprised of vocalist Kat Leon, guitarist/producer Nic Perez and drummer Greg Garman. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Lucy Dacus Releases Emotionally Heavy New Album ‘Home Video’ — (Watch Her ‘Kimmel’ Performance)
June 25, 2021
Out Now: Lucy Dacus Releases Emotionally Heavy New Album ‘Home Video’ — (Watch Her ‘Kimmel’ Performance)

Home Video is the title of the new studio album from Lucy Dacus, a raw, reflective and emotionally complex record from the singer/songwriter/member of boygenius alongside Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers. The lyrically...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foreigner Launching 121-Date World Tour 6/24, Visiting 71 Cities in 42 U.S. States
June 18, 2021
Foreigner Launching 121-Date World Tour 6/24, Visiting 71 Cities in 42 U.S. States

Iconic rock band Foreigner will get back after it in a huge way on June 24 when the group launches a 121-date tour that will carry the band through 16...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)
June 2, 2021
Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)

The Wizard of Ozzy and Freddie Mercury, Robert Plant, Iggy Pop, Oasis, Coldplay Plus a Cast of Thousands: Q&A with Rockfield’s Recording Engineer/Farmer Kingsley Ward Along with Yasgur’s farm, Rockfield...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Share Lyric Videos for Newly Remastered “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” and 1968 B-Side “Child of the Moon”
May 28, 2021
Rolling Stones Share Lyric Videos for Newly Remastered “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” and 1968 B-Side “Child of the Moon”

ABKCO Records has debuted two new lyric videos from the Rolling Stones — one for the iconic track “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” and the other for its original 1968 B-side, “Child...

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 | Out Now: Gary Numan Returns with Dark, Thematically Heavy New Album ‘Intruder’ (Listen)
May 20, 2021
Out Now: Gary Numan Returns with Dark, Thematically Heavy New Album ‘Intruder’ (Listen)

English dark wave music icon Gary Numan has returned with a new album — and Intruder is a message of musical foreboding delivered in a way only Numan could. Released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gary Numan on His Dark New Album, ‘Intruder’: “If the Earth Could Speak, How Would it Talk About the Way it Feels at the Moment?”
May 20, 2021
Gary Numan on His Dark New Album, ‘Intruder’: “If the Earth Could Speak, How Would it Talk About the Way it Feels at the Moment?”

Gary Numan is a dark wave music progenitor who took the British music scene by storm in the late 1970s and early ‘80s. During a three-year period, the London native...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Shares Animated Video for “VBS,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Coming 6/25
May 19, 2021
Lucy Dacus Shares Animated Video for “VBS,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Coming 6/25

Singer/songwriter Lucy Dacus will release a new studio album, Home Video, on June 25 via Matador Records. On Wednesday, she premiered a new song, “VBS,” in the form of an animated music video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)
May 14, 2021
Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)

Join us for a conversation with Pete Townshend for a look at the story behind of The Who Sell Out, which was recently celebrated with a massive Super Deluxe edition....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andrew W.K. Adds to the Mystique with the Dark, Pummeling New Video for “I’m In Heaven”; New LP ‘God is Partying’ Out 9/10
May 6, 2021
Andrew W.K. Adds to the Mystique with the Dark, Pummeling New Video for “I’m In Heaven”; New LP ‘God is Partying’ Out 9/10

There’s a great deal of subtle imagery in the new music video from Andrew W.K. for “I’m In Heaven.” The enigmatic singer/songwriter known globally for his breakthrough 2001 album I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Streaming Through 4/27: Watch ‘KORN: MONUMENTAL,’ a Streaming Concert Event from the Set of ‘Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience’
April 26, 2021
Streaming Through 4/27: Watch ‘KORN: MONUMENTAL,’ a Streaming Concert Event from the Set of ‘Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience’

Turns out, a setup themed around the Netflix series Stranger Things matches quite effectively with the sometimes unsettling musical approach and aesthetics of Korn. The long-running band debuted KORN: MONUMENTAL,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer Debuts “I Need Some of That,” an Ode to Rock Star Dreams; ‘Van Weezer’ Album Out 5/7
April 21, 2021
Weezer Debuts “I Need Some of That,” an Ode to Rock Star Dreams; ‘Van Weezer’ Album Out 5/7

It can be difficult to keep up with everything Rivers Cuomo and Weezer have been up to lately — but they do have a new record, Van Weezer, due out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Six-Part ‘From Cradle to Stage’ Series from Dave Grohl and His Mom, Virginia, Premiering on Paramount+ 5/6 (Mother’s Day Weekend)
April 19, 2021
Six-Part ‘From Cradle to Stage’ Series from Dave Grohl and His Mom, Virginia, Premiering on Paramount+ 5/6 (Mother’s Day Weekend)

In 2017, Dave Grohl and his mother, Virginia, published From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars, a book about precisely what its name...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center
April 8, 2021
Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center

“To those who have been given much, much is expected.” Jesus, Luke 12:48 In our celebrity-worshipping society, some public figures who have attained fame, wealth and power use their privileged position...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Trace the ‘Turning Point’ of ‘Killer Queen’ in the Latest ‘Queen — The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode
April 2, 2021
Trace the ‘Turning Point’ of ‘Killer Queen’ in the Latest ‘Queen — The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode

Queen recently debuted a special archival YouTube series commemorating the band’s 50th anniversary, and Queen — the Greatest promises a number of incredible trips through memory lane, so to speak,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Hosting ‘InnerSpeaker Live from Wave House’ Global Streaming Event 4/21
March 31, 2021
Tame Impala Hosting ‘InnerSpeaker Live from Wave House’ Global Streaming Event 4/21

2010’s InnerSpeaker was the groundbreaking debut effort from Kevin Parker and Tame Impala, the album that set the course for Parker’s meteoric rise that grew into a must-see live act...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Neil Young’s ‘Young Shakespeare,’ a 1971 Solo LP/Film Featuring His Earliest Live Footage Known to Exist
March 29, 2021
Out Now: Neil Young’s ‘Young Shakespeare,’ a 1971 Solo LP/Film Featuring His Earliest Live Footage Known to Exist

Neil Young has reopened the vaults once again with Young Shakespeare, a previously unreleased 1971 live album/concert film depicting an intimate performance from Young in Stratford, Ct. — which includes the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gary Numan Holds a Mirror Up to Humankind with Scathing New Song ‘Saints and Liars’
March 29, 2021
Gary Numan Holds a Mirror Up to Humankind with Scathing New Song ‘Saints and Liars’

Intruder is the title of a new studio album from esteemed English singer/songwriter/composer Gary Numan. His 18th full-length record to date and the follow-up to 2017’s Savage (Songs from a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | While She Sleeps (ft. Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil) Debut the Powerful Mental Health Anthem ‘Nervous’
March 19, 2021
While She Sleeps (ft. Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil) Debut the Powerful Mental Health Anthem ‘Nervous’

Sheffield, U.K.-based metalcore band While She Sleeps is gearing up to release a new album, Sleeps Society, on April 16. It’ll be the group’s fifth full-length album to date, and...

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 | I’m Still Standing: America’s Gerry Beckley Looks Forward and Back on His New Solo Set, ‘Keeping the Light On’
March 11, 2021
I’m Still Standing: America’s Gerry Beckley Looks Forward and Back on His New Solo Set, ‘Keeping the Light On’

Singer-songwriter Gerry Beckley of the band America has hardly slowed down during the pandemic. He and Dewey Bunnell celebrated America’s 50th anniversary in 2020 with an eight-disc box set (click...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gary Numan Shares ‘I Am Screaming,’ from New Album ‘Intruder’ Coming 5/21 (Pre-Order)
March 9, 2021
Gary Numan Shares ‘I Am Screaming,’ from New Album ‘Intruder’ Coming 5/21 (Pre-Order)

Intruder is the title of a new studio album from revered English singer/songwriter/composer Gary Numan. It’s his 18th full-length record to date and the follow-up to 2017’s Savage (Songs from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Julien Baker Cuts Deep with Devastating, Nuanced New Album ‘Little Oblivions’ (Listen/Review)
February 26, 2021
Out Now: Julien Baker Cuts Deep with Devastating, Nuanced New Album ‘Little Oblivions’ (Listen/Review)

Little Oblivions is an absolutely crushing new album from singer/songwriter Julien Baker, her third overall and the follow-up to 2017’s Turn Out the Lights. Simmering, complex emotions are on display...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young: 1971 Solo Live Album/Film ‘Young Shakespeare’ Coming 3/26; Preview with ‘Tell Me Why’
February 12, 2021
Neil Young: 1971 Solo Live Album/Film ‘Young Shakespeare’ Coming 3/26; Preview with ‘Tell Me Why’

On March 26, Neil Young will head back to the vaults once again for the release of Young Shakespeare, a previously unreleased 1971 live album/concert film depicting an intimate performance...

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 | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)
January 25, 2021
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young & Crazy Horse ‘Way Down in the Rust Bucket’ Live Album/Film Coming 2/26
January 15, 2021
Neil Young & Crazy Horse ‘Way Down in the Rust Bucket’ Live Album/Film Coming 2/26

Way Down in the Rust Bucket is the title of a new live album/film coming from Neil Young & Crazy Horse, capturing a previously unreleased live album of a Crazy...

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 | Neil Young Sells 50% of His Songwriting Catalog to Hipgnosis for an Estimated $150 Million
January 6, 2021
Neil Young Sells 50% of His Songwriting Catalog to Hipgnosis for an Estimated $150 Million

These are busy times for Hipgnosis Songs Fund, a London-based music management company. On Wednesday, it was reported that the company has acquired the rights to 50 percent of the...

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 | 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 | Deftones Commemorate 20th Anniversary of ‘White Pony’ with Remix Edition ‘Black Stallion’ (Listen/Buy)
December 11, 2020
Deftones Commemorate 20th Anniversary of ‘White Pony’ with Remix Edition ‘Black Stallion’ (Listen/Buy)

White Pony was a landmark album for Deftones, and today the album has been re-released by the alt/metal band as a means of commemorating its 20th anniversary. Our White Pony 20th...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Every Time I Die Release Two Absolutely Pummeling New Songs, ‘A Colossal Wreck’ and ‘Desperate Pleasures’ (Hosting Streaming Gig 12/19)
December 8, 2020
Every Time I Die Release Two Absolutely Pummeling New Songs, ‘A Colossal Wreck’ and ‘Desperate Pleasures’ (Hosting Streaming Gig 12/19)

“The world made us sick. How can it heal us?” That’s a question asked by Keith Buckley, vocalist of Buffalo, New York metal/hardcore band Every Time I Die on “Desperate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Singer/Songwriter/Composer Rachel Flowers Shares the Prog-Influenced ‘A B,’ Inspired by Adrian Belew (Listen)
December 7, 2020
Singer/Songwriter/Composer Rachel Flowers Shares the Prog-Influenced ‘A B,’ Inspired by Adrian Belew (Listen)

Rachel Flowers is an acclaimed composer/songwriter/singer with serious talent. Her latest single is titled “A B,” and it’s influenced by one of her musical heroes, Adrian Belew. As you might...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Robert Smith’s Appropriately Moody Remix of Deftones’ ‘Teenager,’ from ‘Black Stallion’ (Out 12/11)
December 4, 2020
Hear Robert Smith’s Appropriately Moody Remix of Deftones’ ‘Teenager,’ from ‘Black Stallion’ (Out 12/11)

On Dec. 11, Deftones will release Black Stallion, a remix album paying homage to 2000’s White Pony as a means of celebrating its 20th anniversary. The record, considered one of the strongest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The ‘Rapture’ Hits an English Cul-De-Sac in the Quirky New Video from English Indie/Pop Star Declan McKenna
December 2, 2020
The ‘Rapture’ Hits an English Cul-De-Sac in the Quirky New Video from English Indie/Pop Star Declan McKenna

Back in September, Declan McKenna released his second full-length album, Zeros. A sprawling, heavily themed album that brushes up against the influence of the Beatles, David Bowie and other legendary musical acts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | COVID-19 Vaccines: Should Americans Get Inoculated When/If a Coronavirus Shot is Made Public?
December 1, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccines: Should Americans Get Inoculated When/If a Coronavirus Shot is Made Public?

“I’ve looked at life from both sides nowFrom win and lose and still somehowIt’s life’s illusions I recallI really don’t know life at all”— Joni Mitchell “Both Sides Now” –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Primus to Host Special ‘Alive From Pachyderm Station’ Virtual Concert Event 12/11
November 30, 2020
Primus to Host Special ‘Alive From Pachyderm Station’ Virtual Concert Event 12/11

On Dec. 11, Les Claypool and his colleagues in Primus will stage a special virtual concert event, the irreverently (and appropriately) titled Alive From Pachyderm Station. The streaming concert came...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Peart’s ‘2112’ Drum Kit Can Be Yours (for an Estimated $80k-$120k) in a New Auction from Bonhams
November 23, 2020
Neil Peart’s ‘2112’ Drum Kit Can Be Yours (for an Estimated $80k-$120k) in a New Auction from Bonhams

If you’re an avid fan of late Rush drummer  Neil Peart and are interested in the ultimate piece of Peart-related history, a new ‘Music Memorabilia’ auction from English auction house...

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 | Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More
November 10, 2020
Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More

In the midst of the coronavirus-imposed lockdown, Conor Oberst and alt-rock darlings Bright Eyes made a surprise return. The band’s excellent new album Down In The Weeds, Where The World...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Cellar Independent Artist Spotlight: YYNOT (Winners of the Independent Artist Spotlight Competition)
October 29, 2020
Rock Cellar Independent Artist Spotlight: YYNOT (Winners of the Independent Artist Spotlight Competition)

The Independent Artist Spotlight is a new branch of Rock Cellar aimed at presenting under-the-radar musical acts that deserve your immediate attention. As artists and bands are added to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judgment Day: Should the Number of Judges on the Supreme Court Be Increased?
October 27, 2020
Judgment Day: Should the Number of Judges on the Supreme Court Be Increased?

“I’ve looked at life from both sides now From win and lose and still somehow It’s life’s illusions I recall I really don’t know life at all” — Joni Mitchell...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton: On His New Memoir, Twitter, Coping with Inclusion Body Myositis and More (The Interview)
October 26, 2020
Peter Frampton: On His New Memoir, Twitter, Coping with Inclusion Body Myositis and More (The Interview)

Barely one hundred pages in to Do You Feel Like I Do?, the fantastic new memoir from Peter Frampton, the rock legend seems almost Zelig-like, a teenager making a name...

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 | 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 | Tame Impala Announces Rescheduled North American 2021 Tour Dates
September 29, 2020
Tame Impala Announces Rescheduled North American 2021 Tour Dates

The Slow Rush was released by Kevin Parker, kingpin/band leader of Tame Impala, back in February and still holds up as one of the strongest releases of this strange year. Parker’s touring plans in support...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deftones Have Never Sounded So Consistently Heavy – or Focused – as They Do with Pummeling New Album ‘Ohms’
September 24, 2020
Deftones Have Never Sounded So Consistently Heavy – or Focused – as They Do with Pummeling New Album ‘Ohms’

I have no patience now for expectation, screams vocalist Chino Moreno toward the end of “This Link is Dead,” a track toward the end of the new Deftones album Ohms....

Rock Cellar Magazine | RESONANCE
September 24, 2020
RESONANCE

YYNOT is America's premier Prog-Rock band, as hardcore RUSH fans, Yynot has managed to blend their influences into their own intricate and well-crafted melodic songs, while putting their high level of musicianship on display on the RESONANCE album.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deftones Share the Heavy ‘Genesis’ as a Preview of New LP ‘Ohms’ Out 9/25
September 18, 2020
Deftones Share the Heavy ‘Genesis’ as a Preview of New LP ‘Ohms’ Out 9/25

Next week, Deftones will return with Ohms, the versatile alt/metal pioneers‘ ninth studio album. (Click here to pre-order Ohms from our Rock Cellar Store). _now I watch how wild it...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Arthur Lee of Love and the Bonds We Make with the Music That Moves Us
September 15, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Arthur Lee of Love and the Bonds We Make with the Music That Moves Us

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock journalist Steve Rosen recalls meeting one of his heroes, Arthur Lee of Love, for a Rolling Stone interview in 1975 — and what...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yusuf/Cat Stevens: On Spirituality and Re-Imagining ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ for its 50th Anniversary (The Interview)
September 14, 2020
Yusuf/Cat Stevens: On Spirituality and Re-Imagining ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ for its 50th Anniversary (The Interview)

Tea For The Tillerman was the album that established Yusuf/Cat Stevens as a superstar in the United States. From there, with albums including Teaser and The Firecat, Catch Bull At...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, More
September 11, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, 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 — which is so important these days,...

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 | 9/12: Neil Peart Tribute Live Stream Event ft. Stewart Copeland, Chad Smith, Taylor Hawkins, Cindy Blackman-Santana & More
September 9, 2020
9/12: Neil Peart Tribute Live Stream Event ft. Stewart Copeland, Chad Smith, Taylor Hawkins, Cindy Blackman-Santana & More

This weekend, a star-studded live stream tribute honoring the late, great Neil Peart of Rush will take place, bringing together several drum legends as they all pay their respects to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory to Mark 20th Anniversary of 2000 Self-Titled Debut LP with Live Stream Gig 9/26
September 8, 2020
New Found Glory to Mark 20th Anniversary of 2000 Self-Titled Debut LP with Live Stream Gig 9/26

20 years ago this month, New Found Glory released its self-titled debut album via Drive-Thru Records. Very much a snapshot of the burgeoning pop-punk scene at the time, the album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God Hosting Live Stream Gigs Playing New Album and ‘Ashes of the Wake’ 9/18 and 9/25 (Details/Ticket Info)
September 1, 2020
Lamb of God Hosting Live Stream Gigs Playing New Album and ‘Ashes of the Wake’ 9/18 and 9/25 (Details/Ticket Info)

Under normal circumstances, groove metal masters Lamb of God would have spent much of the latter portion of 2020 on the road. The band released a new self-titled album in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ On Demand/In Theaters Now; Stream the Soundtrack Album (ft. Weezer, Mastodon, Lamb of God, Cold War Kids, More)
August 28, 2020
‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ On Demand/In Theaters Now; Stream the Soundtrack Album (ft. Weezer, Mastodon, Lamb of God, Cold War Kids, More)

At long last, the anticipated third installment in the Bill & Ted film series is here: Bill & Ted Face the Music was made available for streaming (via rental) on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Eilish + FINNEAS Recreated the ‘NPR Tiny Desk Concert’ Studio at Home to Perform ‘my future’ and ‘everything i wanted’ (Watch)
August 26, 2020
Billie Eilish + FINNEAS Recreated the ‘NPR Tiny Desk Concert’ Studio at Home to Perform ‘my future’ and ‘everything i wanted’ (Watch)

Billie Eilish has enjoyed a momentous rise over the past few years. The singer/songwriter, still just 18 years of age, tied a previously unbreakable GRAMMYs record with her five wins,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mercury Messenger
August 24, 2020
Mercury Messenger

Mercury Messenger brings to mind guitar gods like Jeff Beck, Joe Satriani and Eric Johnson, but unlike other instrumental rock records it is also smooth and song based, giving you hints of Pink Floyd, Rush, Toto, Steely Dan and The Beatles. Quist has enlisted the help of Jonathan Mover (Joe Satriani, GTR, Fuel) and Ben Smith (Heart) on drums, as well as Ty Bailie (Katy Perry) on B3 organ, among other top LA sidemen to round out the record.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Break for a Few Minutes to Enjoy Tame Impala’s New Three-Song NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
August 24, 2020
Take a Break for a Few Minutes to Enjoy Tame Impala’s New Three-Song NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

The Slow Rush was released by Kevin Parker, kingpin/band leader of Tame Impala, back in February and still holds up as one of the strongest releases of this strange year....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Weezer’s ‘Beginning Of The End (Wyld Stallyns Edit)’ Video, as Featured in ‘Bill and Ted Face the Music’
August 14, 2020
Watch Weezer’s ‘Beginning Of The End (Wyld Stallyns Edit)’ Video, as Featured in ‘Bill and Ted Face the Music’

Weezer dropped a new song on Friday, and Rivers Cuomo and the long-running alt/rock/pop band turned the dial up to 11 for this one. “Beginning of the End (Wyld Stallyns...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History
August 5, 2020
The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History

In so many ways, The Go-Go’s owned the 1980s. Born out of the Los Angeles punk scene, the band quickly became “America’s Sweethearts,” as guitarist Charlotte Caffey recalls to Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Portland Protests: Fighting Fascism?  Or Malicious Mayhem?
July 30, 2020
The Portland Protests: Fighting Fascism? Or Malicious Mayhem?

A Note from Rock Cellar Magazine:  Rock Cellar has always been about bringing you the latest news and information that’s going on in the world (and not just the rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’: Watch a New Trailer for the Film, Unleashed in Theaters/On-Demand 9/1 (Also: How/Where to Stream the First Two Films)
July 23, 2020
‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’: Watch a New Trailer for the Film, Unleashed in Theaters/On-Demand 9/1 (Also: How/Where to Stream the First Two Films)

There’s another official trailer for the anticipated film Bill & Ted Face the Music, the upcoming third installment in the beloved film series starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Body of Missing ‘Glee’ Actress Naya Rivera Recovered Lake Piru, Per Reports
July 13, 2020
Body of Missing ‘Glee’ Actress Naya Rivera Recovered Lake Piru, Per Reports

A body has been discovered in Lake Piru, the location where Glee actress Naya Rivera disappeared last week, with TMZ reporting that the body is, in fact, the 33-year-old. Happening...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Racism
July 9, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Racism

This month’s Top 11 concerns racism — and, specifically, some of the most notable songs to tackle the complicated subject over the years.  “Hollywood folks like to believe they are...

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 | The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Presents ‘Concerts on the Couch’ Video Performance Series Promoting 2020’s Emerging Artists
July 7, 2020
The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Presents ‘Concerts on the Couch’ Video Performance Series Promoting 2020’s Emerging Artists

The Valley Cultural Foundation, the leading arts organization in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County, has launched a new online concert series — and Concerts on the Couch...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr at 80: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer for His Birthday
July 7, 2020
Ringo Starr at 80: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer for His Birthday

Note: This piece originally ran in 2019, in honor of the 79th birthday of Ringo Starr. For his 80th on July 7, 2020, be sure to watch Ringo’s Big Birthday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Country Stars Chase Rice, Chris Janson Blasted for Playing Packed Concerts in Tennessee and Idaho Despite COVID-19 Pandemic
June 29, 2020
Country Stars Chase Rice, Chris Janson Blasted for Playing Packed Concerts in Tennessee and Idaho Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

Over the weekend, social media lit up with strong criticisms of country musicians Chase Rice and Chris Janson, after both musicians played concerts — regular concerts with an audience crammed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bring Me the Horizon Dives Headfirst Into the Abyss with Apocalyptic/Fascinating New Song/Video ‘Parasite Eve’
June 25, 2020
Bring Me the Horizon Dives Headfirst Into the Abyss with Apocalyptic/Fascinating New Song/Video ‘Parasite Eve’

Please remain calm, the end has arrived. You bring the anxiety, Bring Me the Horizon will bring the soundtrack to the end of the world. On Thursday, the shape-shifting English...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Lamb of God Roars into a New Era with its Punishing, Timely New Self-Titled Album (Listen)
June 19, 2020
Out Now: Lamb of God Roars into a New Era with its Punishing, Timely New Self-Titled Album (Listen)

The new album from Virginia “groove metal” band Lamb of God is a self-titled affair. “Putting only our name on it is a statement,” said vocalist D. Randall Blythe in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory’s New Back-to-Basics Album Shows Why They’ve Stuck Around ‘Forever + Ever x Infinity’ (Review/Listen)
June 18, 2020
New Found Glory’s New Back-to-Basics Album Shows Why They’ve Stuck Around ‘Forever + Ever x Infinity’ (Review/Listen)

Ten albums in, Florida-based pop/punk veterans New Found Glory know what they’re doing. We’re roughly two decades removed from the peak of Warped Tour culture and teens making the yearly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Producer/Songwriter/Musician Rupert Hine: 1947-2020
June 5, 2020
Rest in Peace, Producer/Songwriter/Musician Rupert Hine: 1947-2020

Rupert Hine, the acclaimed English songwriter/producer/music advocate known for his work spanning decades and genres, has passed away at the age of 72. The Ivors Academy, a U.K. composers and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young Shares 2019 Performance Video of ‘Southern Man,’ Says ‘It’s Time for Real Change, New Laws, New Rules for Policing’
June 4, 2020
Neil Young Shares 2019 Performance Video of ‘Southern Man,’ Says ‘It’s Time for Real Change, New Laws, New Rules for Policing’

Among his many timeless songs that represent the cultural experience of when they were written, “Southern Man” remains one of the most relevant Neil Young has created, a legacy to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Mr. Show’s Bob Odenkirk + David Cross Lead a Hilariously Serious All-Star Singalong of ‘Eat It’ by ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic
May 14, 2020
Watch Mr. Show’s Bob Odenkirk + David Cross Lead a Hilariously Serious All-Star Singalong of ‘Eat It’ by ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

We’re all in this together. That phrase is everywhere these days, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic still maintains its stranglehold on society — enter “Weird Al” Yankovic and his comedian...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl, Fan of Live Music, Pens Emotional Column About Its Eventual Return: ‘We Need Moments That Reassure Us That We Are Not Alone’
May 11, 2020
Dave Grohl, Fan of Live Music, Pens Emotional Column About Its Eventual Return: ‘We Need Moments That Reassure Us That We Are Not Alone’

There’s a moment at any Foo Fighters gig that stands above the rest. Dave Grohl emerges, alone, with a guitar, and begins playing “Everlong,” his band’s classic tune from 1997’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Weezer: Watch the COVID-19 Inspired Video for ‘Hero,’ Dedicated to Frontline Workers (New Album ‘Van Weezer’ Delayed)
May 6, 2020
New from Weezer: Watch the COVID-19 Inspired Video for ‘Hero,’ Dedicated to Frontline Workers (New Album ‘Van Weezer’ Delayed)

Weezer dropped a new song on Wednesday, and “Hero” is the sort of peppy, up-tempo, riff-heavy power pop/rock anthem that fans have come to expect from Rivers Cuomo & the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Read Dave Grohl’s Wistful Story of a Surreal Email Exchange with David Bowie (and Bowie Telling Him to “F*** Off”)
April 29, 2020
Read Dave Grohl’s Wistful Story of a Surreal Email Exchange with David Bowie (and Bowie Telling Him to “F*** Off”)

Ever since launching his new Instagram account, Dave’s True Stories, Dave Grohl has not disappointed. Each entry has been packed with humor and candidness — both calling cards of the...

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 | Sturgill Simpson Relays Story of Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis, Frustrating Attempts to Get Tested
April 13, 2020
Sturgill Simpson Relays Story of Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis, Frustrating Attempts to Get Tested

Acclaimed songwriter/singer Sturgill Simpson posted a message on his Instagram account over the weekend confirming that he is currently recovering after testing positive for the coronavirus. It was Sturgill’s path...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Launches @DavesTrueStories Instagram with a Tale of ‘Suburban Annihilation’ via Fireworks, Building a Basement Studio and His ‘Cat Lady Mom’
March 26, 2020
Dave Grohl Launches @DavesTrueStories Instagram with a Tale of ‘Suburban Annihilation’ via Fireworks, Building a Basement Studio and His ‘Cat Lady Mom’

If you know anything about Dave Grohl, it’s that the man just has to be busy. He usually keeps the Foo Fighters on the road throughout the year, every year,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Brings ‘Lost in Yesterday’ and ‘Breathe Deeper’ to ‘Kimmel,’ Launches Tour Next Week
March 3, 2020
Tame Impala Brings ‘Lost in Yesterday’ and ‘Breathe Deeper’ to ‘Kimmel,’ Launches Tour Next Week

Tame Impala is everywhere right now. The indie/psychedelia project helmed by Australian songwriter/singer Kevin Parker scored big with last month’s The Slow Rush, a mind-trip of a record that landed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Re-Imagines Bowie, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Eminem and More on ‘These Grey Men’ LP (ft. Serj Tankian, M. Shadows and Tom Morello)
February 28, 2020
Out Now: System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Re-Imagines Bowie, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Eminem and More on ‘These Grey Men’ LP (ft. Serj Tankian, M. Shadows and Tom Morello)

At this point, it’s anybody’s guess if the world might ever see a new album from System of a Down. It’s been 15 years since the incendiary rock/metal band‘s Mezmerize/Hypnotize...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Family of Neil Peart Planning ‘A Night For Neil — The Neil Peart Memorial Celebration 2020’ Concert Event in May
February 24, 2020
Family of Neil Peart Planning ‘A Night For Neil — The Neil Peart Memorial Celebration 2020’ Concert Event in May

Meridian Centre, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada will be the location of a special concert event paying tribute to late Rush drummer Neil Peart, who passed away in January after a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tool Announce Spring Tour Dates, After Finally Debuting the Grammy-Winning Song ‘7empest’ Live in Australia
February 24, 2020
Tool Announce Spring Tour Dates, After Finally Debuting the Grammy-Winning Song ‘7empest’ Live in Australia

Last week, prog-metal masters Tool surprised fans by unleashing the very first public live performance of “7empest,” the dramatic, sprawling track that closes the band’s 2019 album Fear Inoculum (not including...

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 | Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Detail North American Tour
February 18, 2020
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Detail North American Tour

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds will return to stages across North America in 2020, as a lengthy tour was announced on Tuesday. All told, the outing will span 15...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Touring the Marshall Amplification Factory and Lunch with Jim Marshall in 1976
February 13, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Touring the Marshall Amplification Factory and Lunch with Jim Marshall in 1976

There was a movie released in the summer of 2019 titled Yesterday, depicting a world in which the Beatles never existed.  Pretty difficult to ponder, right? Well, try and picture...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Megadeth and Lamb of God Teaming Up Mammoth Metal Tour This Summer
February 10, 2020
Megadeth and Lamb of God Teaming Up Mammoth Metal Tour This Summer

A bone-rattling, skull-crushing summer tour was announced on Monday: Megadeth and Lamb of God will join forces for a co-headlining outing, presented by Live Nation. Trivium and In Flames will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | System of a Down/Korn/Faith No More/Helmet/Russian Circles Stadium Gig Announced in Los Angeles 5/22
February 3, 2020
System of a Down/Korn/Faith No More/Helmet/Russian Circles Stadium Gig Announced in Los Angeles 5/22

System of a Down announced a rather big bit of news on Monday. No, the esteemed nu-metal/thrash band didn’t announce its first new album in fifteen years (despite recent buzz),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You Might Have to Watch Tame Impala’s ‘Lost in Yesterday’ Video a Few Times to Fully Appreciate Its Commentary on Memories
January 31, 2020
You Might Have to Watch Tame Impala’s ‘Lost in Yesterday’ Video a Few Times to Fully Appreciate Its Commentary on Memories

On the surface, the new music video from Kevin Parker and Tame Impala for “Lost in Yesterday” depicts a wedding scene. Cake, dancing, smiles, you know the drill. Simple enough,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GRAMMY Awards Highlights: Tool Dedicates Win to Neil Peart, Other Key Wins and Moments from 2020 Awards Ceremony
January 27, 2020
GRAMMY Awards Highlights: Tool Dedicates Win to Neil Peart, Other Key Wins and Moments from 2020 Awards Ceremony

On Sunday night, the GRAMMY Awards took place at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The night was conducted under a heavy weight, given the shocking death of Lakers star Kobe...

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 | Take a Funky Trip with Tame Impala’s New Song ‘Lost in Yesterday’
January 8, 2020
Take a Funky Trip with Tame Impala’s New Song ‘Lost in Yesterday’

We’re nearing the anticipated release of The Slow Rush, the new album from Tame Impala — and band leader/lead creative force Kevin Parker has been previewing the record in recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | There’s a Simple Beauty in All Nine Members of Slipknot Headbanging in Unison in the New Music Video for ‘Nero Forte’ (Watch)
December 17, 2019
There’s a Simple Beauty in All Nine Members of Slipknot Headbanging in Unison in the New Music Video for ‘Nero Forte’ (Watch)

OK, Slipknot might not be your thing. That’s totally fine. The masked metal marauders have occupied a specific space in music since hitting it big with 1999’s self-titled debut album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Daltrey: On The Who’s New Album ‘WHO,’ His Creative Process With Pete Townshend and Getting Old (The Interview)
December 13, 2019
Roger Daltrey: On The Who’s New Album ‘WHO,’ His Creative Process With Pete Townshend and Getting Old (The Interview)

The Who accomplished a great deal in their heyday, but judged against fellow ‘60s contemporaries The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Kinks, the group — Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chester Bennington’s Pre-Linkin Park Band Grey Daze Working On New Album Featuring His Vocals (Update)
December 11, 2019
Chester Bennington’s Pre-Linkin Park Band Grey Daze Working On New Album Featuring His Vocals (Update)

When Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington died by suicide in July 2017, it brought the rock community to a screeching halt. The sudden and tragic loss of one of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Full-Album Cover of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ by Kevin Devine Does Justice to One of the Most Important Albums Ever (Listen)
November 22, 2019
This Full-Album Cover of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ by Kevin Devine Does Justice to One of the Most Important Albums Ever (Listen)

Indie/rock musician/songwriter Kevin Devine wears many hats, having performed as a solo artist and as a part of various projects over the years, earning a strong fan base and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Big News: Motley Crue Reforming for 2020 Stadium Tour with Def Leppard and Poison
November 18, 2019
Big News: Motley Crue Reforming for 2020 Stadium Tour with Def Leppard and Poison

What good is a ‘farewell’ tour these days? Bands often use those terms abundantly when referring to huge tours around the world (bands such as KISS, for example), only to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The 25th Anniversary Edition of R.E.M.’s 1994 Album ‘Monster’ — Listen
November 1, 2019
Out Now: The 25th Anniversary Edition of R.E.M.’s 1994 Album ‘Monster’ — Listen

In 1994, R.E.M., released Monster, an album that became one of the landmark moments in the band’s iconic career. Today, Nov. 1, a special 25th anniversary edition of the album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | R.E.M. Launches Website Allowing Fans to Compare Original 1994 ‘Monster’ LP to New 25th Anniversary Remasters
October 29, 2019
R.E.M. Launches Website Allowing Fans to Compare Original 1994 ‘Monster’ LP to New 25th Anniversary Remasters

This Friday, Nov. 1, R.E.M.‘s iconic 1994 album Monster will be reissued to mark its 25th anniversary. The news was announced a while back and comes with anticipation, considering the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Release Stunningly Beautiful New Album ‘Ghosteen’ (Listen)
October 4, 2019
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Release Stunningly Beautiful New Album ‘Ghosteen’ (Listen)

Last week, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds announced a new double album, Ghosteen, which was released today on Oct. 4. In preparing the album, Cave characterized its material as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The New Freddie Mercury Box Set ‘Never Boring’ Celebrates the Late Queen Singer’s Expansive Solo Career (Preview)
September 5, 2019
The New Freddie Mercury Box Set ‘Never Boring’ Celebrates the Late Queen Singer’s Expansive Solo Career (Preview)

As an entertainer, Freddie Mercury truly was “never boring.” On Oct. 11, a special box set will be released celebrating his unique place in music history and his undeniable dynamism...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Massive 25th Anniversary Reissue of R.E.M.’s 1994 LP ‘Monster’ Coming in November
September 4, 2019
Massive 25th Anniversary Reissue of R.E.M.’s 1994 LP ‘Monster’ Coming in November

Among albums of the 1990s, R.E.M.‘s Monster was … well, a monster of a record. Released on Sept. 27, 1994, the record debuted at No. 1 in the United States...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Neal Schon
August 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Neal Schon

For his latest Behind The Curtain entry, writer Steve rosen recounts a few run-ins with renowned guitarist Neal Schon, of Santana and Journey fame …  It is 1975 and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot’s ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ is the Most Ferocious, Focused and Unsettling Musical Statement in the Band’s History (Listen)
August 9, 2019
Slipknot’s ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ is the Most Ferocious, Focused and Unsettling Musical Statement in the Band’s History (Listen)

Anybody who dismissed Slipknot as a novelty act or a relic of the nu-metal days of the late 1990s and early 2000s is missing out, because the band‘s new album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr at 79: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer
July 11, 2019
Ringo Starr at 79: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer

While there are many acclaimed technical drummers in commercial rock music, Neil Peart of Rush, Stewart Copeland of The Police to name a few, Ringo Starr’s exceptional work as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Happiness
June 13, 2019
Top 11 Songs About Happiness

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin Bobby McFerrin’s 1988 tune “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | More New Santana: Stream the Six-Minute ‘Yo Me Lo Merezco,’ from the New LP ‘Africa Speaks’
May 20, 2019
More New Santana: Stream the Six-Minute ‘Yo Me Lo Merezco,’ from the New LP ‘Africa Speaks’

Santana will release his new record, Africa Speaks, on June 7 — and the legendary guitarist recently premiered another track from the album. Titled “Yo Me Lo Merezco,” the song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chip Taylor, ‘Whiskey Salesman’ and All-Time Great Songwriter With a Litany of Classic Hits (Q and A)
May 13, 2019
Chip Taylor, ‘Whiskey Salesman’ and All-Time Great Songwriter With a Litany of Classic Hits (Q and A)

Having penned the ultimate snarling garage rock song, “Wild Thing,” songwriter/artist Chip Taylor set forth a legacy that would be assured for decades to come. A seasoned, gifted songwriter logging...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Carsie Blanton and Her Culturally Subversive and Captivating Musical Presence
May 9, 2019
Turn Me On: Carsie Blanton and Her Culturally Subversive and Captivating Musical Presence

Buck Up, the new album from Carsie Blanton, serves as a Trojan horse for her endlessly fun and captivating brand of cultural subversion. Through blending her two main influences of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: New Found Glory Tackle Music from ‘Frozen,’ ‘Twilight,’ ‘Shrek,’ ‘Back to the Future’ and More on New Covers EP ‘From the Screen to the Stereo 3’
May 3, 2019
Out Now: New Found Glory Tackle Music from ‘Frozen,’ ‘Twilight,’ ‘Shrek,’ ‘Back to the Future’ and More on New Covers EP ‘From the Screen to the Stereo 3’

In the early days of Florida-based pop/punk band New Found Glory‘s career, they became known as “the covers band,” according to singer Jordan Pundik, who said as much at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Northern California ‘Surf Grunge’ Band The Happys Show Depth with New Video for ‘Cut the Rope’
April 9, 2019
Northern California ‘Surf Grunge’ Band The Happys Show Depth with New Video for ‘Cut the Rope’

Performing in front of your probation officer isn’t exactly an ideal beginning, but the experience gave vocalist Nick Petty and his surf/grunge band The Happys the kicked start they needed....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream Don Felder’s New Album ‘American Rock ‘n’ Roll’ (New Music Friday)
April 5, 2019
Out Now: Stream Don Felder’s New Album ‘American Rock ‘n’ Roll’ (New Music Friday)

Don Felder is an American rock ‘n’ roll icon, so how appropriate is it that his new studio album is titled just that? American Rock ‘n’ Roll was released on...

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 | The Stray Cats Back in Action for 40th Anniversary with New Album and a Tour in 2019
March 7, 2019
The Stray Cats Back in Action for 40th Anniversary with New Album and a Tour in 2019

Stray cats may be notoriously tough to corral, but it’s been done for 2019 — at least referring to the band, that is. This year marks the 40th anniversary of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God Guitarist Mark Morton Releases Guest-Heavy (and Riff-Heavy) New Solo LP ‘Anesthetic’ (Listen)
March 1, 2019
Lamb of God Guitarist Mark Morton Releases Guest-Heavy (and Riff-Heavy) New Solo LP ‘Anesthetic’ (Listen)

When you listen to a song by Lamb of God, the Richmond, Virginia-based metal band that’s been around for 25 years, two things are at the forefront: the deep, throaty...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory’s Video for Their ‘The Power of Love’ Cover is a Great ‘Back to the Future’ Tribute
February 20, 2019
New Found Glory’s Video for Their ‘The Power of Love’ Cover is a Great ‘Back to the Future’ Tribute

Pop-punk kings New Found Glory have been hard at work on another set of covers of some of the most beloved movie songs ever recorded, and on May 3 the...

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 | 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 | Setting the Record Straight: Bob Dylan’s ‘Blood On The Tracks’ (Guitarist Kevin Odegard Revisits the Sessions)
November 9, 2018
Setting the Record Straight: Bob Dylan’s ‘Blood On The Tracks’ (Guitarist Kevin Odegard Revisits the Sessions)

Bob Dylan’s 1975 album Blood On The Tracks was a game-changing album upon its release. At the time, Dylan was long past his mid-60s heyday, and although his recent albums...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beastie Boys Origin Story: Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz on Their Roller-Coaster Career
October 30, 2018
The Beastie Boys Origin Story: Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz on Their Roller-Coaster Career

Mike D. and Ad-Rock are just the same as when I first met them in the mid-80s. When I catch up with them at their Bowery hotel to discuss their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inside the David Bowie ‘Loving the Alien (1983-1988)’ Box Set with Reeves Gabrels and Mario McNulty
October 12, 2018
Inside the David Bowie ‘Loving the Alien (1983-1988)’ Box Set with Reeves Gabrels and Mario McNulty

Every year like clockwork, since 2015, there’s been a deep dive box set, highlighting each period of David Bowie’s remarkable career. Rightly so, Five Years: 1969-1973, Who Can I Be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cal Jam 18: Foo Fighters and Friends Reinvent the ‘Rock Festival’ with an Unforgettable Day (and Nirvana ‘Reunion’) — Recap/Photos
October 8, 2018
Cal Jam 18: Foo Fighters and Friends Reinvent the ‘Rock Festival’ with an Unforgettable Day (and Nirvana ‘Reunion’) — Recap/Photos

To witness Cal Jam 18 in San Bernardino, Calif., was to experience rock and roll in its purest state in 2018. The Foo Fighters gathered their friends and colleagues at...

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 | Top 11 British Phrases Heard in Beatles Songs
September 11, 2018
Top 11 British Phrases Heard in Beatles Songs

Until 1964, Americans imagined Brits as businessmen in bowler hats and stuffy butlers who served tea. The Beatles‘ arrival on our shores changed all that. We grew our hair, dressed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wayne Coyne on the Flaming Lips’ Legacy: ‘We’re Trying to Find Some Version of Ourselves’ (Q&A)
August 9, 2018
Wayne Coyne on the Flaming Lips’ Legacy: ‘We’re Trying to Find Some Version of Ourselves’ (Q&A)

The Flaming Lips are unique for a major label, chart-topping band. They don’t compromise on their artistic vision, and they’re not afraid to make flops, especially if they scratch the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Rodgers: Forever a ‘Free Spirit’ (The Interview)
July 12, 2018
Paul Rodgers: Forever a ‘Free Spirit’ (The Interview)

Recorded at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Free Spirit – Celebrating The Music of Free, the new CD/DVD from legendary singer Paul Rodgers finds the master rock stylist revisiting the catalog...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RockCellarTV: One-On-One with Stewart Copeland of the Police
July 12, 2018
RockCellarTV: One-On-One with Stewart Copeland of the Police

From July 16-22, HDNET Movies will air Classic Rock Week, a run of 19 music documentaries hosted and narrated by Stewart Copeland — legendary drummer of the Police and a...

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 | 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 | 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 | Recap: Incubus Delight the Masses at Hollywood Bowl Hometown Show with Jimmy Eat World and Judah and the Lion
August 15, 2017
Recap: Incubus Delight the Masses at Hollywood Bowl Hometown Show with Jimmy Eat World and Judah and the Lion

Incubus have come a long way from their roots in Calabasas, California. The Los Angeles suburb in the San Fernando Valley was where the alt/rock group formed in the mid-1990s,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle
August 14, 2017
The Beatles, the Stones, Rock and Roll as Art, Defining the Musical ‘Genius’ and More: Q&A with Steve Earle

You might not guess it, but Steve Earle, the modern epitome of Outlaw Country, started out life inspired by English punk rock. “That scene was huge to me,” he says,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: David Foster
July 11, 2017
Behind the Curtain: David Foster

I have always wanted to be a songwriter. I have always wanted to write songs and play guitar in a rock and roll band. Who doesn’t? I tried to write...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Prank Gone Wrong (or Right?) in New Found Glory's New 'Happy Being Miserable' Video
February 16, 2017
Watch a Prank Gone Wrong (or Right?) in New Found Glory's New 'Happy Being Miserable' Video

Pop-punk kings New Found Glory premiered a music video for their new single, “Happy Being Miserable,” on Thursday morning. The song, taken from their upcoming album Makes Me Sick, is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory Announce New Album, 'Makes Me Sick,' Out 4/28
January 26, 2017
New Found Glory Announce New Album, 'Makes Me Sick,' Out 4/28

An already busy 2017 will get even busier for Florida-based pop/punk band New Found Glory. Already with plans for an extensive 20th anniversary tour that will find them performing several...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Bob Dylan’
January 12, 2017
Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Bob Dylan’

When he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012, President Obama said of Bob Dylan, “There is not a bigger giant in the history of American music.” Hailed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Debbie Reynolds: 1932 – 2016
December 28, 2016
Rest in Peace, Debbie Reynolds: 1932 – 2016

Actress, dancer, model and pop culture legend Debbie Reynolds has died at the age of 84, TMZ reported on Wednesday night. Reynolds had been rushed to the hospital earlier in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Report: Carrie Fisher Suffers 'Massive Heart Attack' on Airplane
December 23, 2016
Report: Carrie Fisher Suffers 'Massive Heart Attack' on Airplane

Actress/author Carrie Fisher was rushed to a hospital after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles, TMZ reported on Friday afternoon: #BREAKING Carrie Fisher Suffers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Life Beyond Skynyrd: Guitarist Gary Rossington and Wife Dale ‘Take It On Faith’ (Interview)
December 9, 2016
Life Beyond Skynyrd: Guitarist Gary Rossington and Wife Dale ‘Take It On Faith’ (Interview)

As a founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, guitarist Gary Rossington is true rock and roll survivor. Away from his work in Skynyrd as a touring and recording act, Gary has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guitarist Aaron Lee Tasjan to Play 12 (!) Different Nashville Venues on Release Day of New LP 'Silver Tears'; Livestream the Fun
October 27, 2016
Guitarist Aaron Lee Tasjan to Play 12 (!) Different Nashville Venues on Release Day of New LP 'Silver Tears'; Livestream the Fun

  On Friday, October 28, songwriter/guitarist Aaron Lee Tasjan will release a new album titled Silver Tears. Seems normal enough, right? Just releasing an album? Well, Tasjan — who cites the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Rolling Stones: Stream 'Hate To See You Go,' Off New LP 'Blue & Lonesome'
October 21, 2016
New Rolling Stones: Stream 'Hate To See You Go,' Off New LP 'Blue & Lonesome'

The Rolling Stones‘ new album Blue & Lonesome is on its way. It’ll be released on December 2. So far, we’ve heard one song from the collection of blues covers...

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 | Rolling Stones Announce 'Blue and Lonesome' Album, Premiere 'Just a Fool' (Listen)
October 6, 2016
Rolling Stones Announce 'Blue and Lonesome' Album, Premiere 'Just a Fool' (Listen)

Well, the teasing the Rolling Stones did earlier this week led to a big reveal on Thursday: They’ll release a blues cover album called Blue and Lonesome, their first new studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KAABOO 2016: The Ultimate 'MIX-perience' (Festival Review/Photos)
September 23, 2016
KAABOO 2016: The Ultimate 'MIX-perience' (Festival Review/Photos)

KAABOO is not like the others.  It is by design that this festival feels a little bit different. It could be the imported beaches, cabanas and pool.  It could be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac, Blues and Chemistry: The Mick Fleetwood Interview
September 8, 2016
Fleetwood Mac, Blues and Chemistry: The Mick Fleetwood Interview

Long before Fleetwood Mac owned the Billboard record charts for years in the mid to late ’70s with a string of mega-selling albums/singles culled from the albums Fleetwood Mac, Rumours and Tusk, their formative sound was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dual Q&A: Ambrosia's Burleigh Drummond and Player's Peter Beckett
September 8, 2016
Dual Q&A: Ambrosia's Burleigh Drummond and Player's Peter Beckett

The term “Yacht Rock” was created by music critics to describe the smooth commercial and in their words, slightly cheesy sound of a litany of successful late ‘70s pop/rock acts....

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Music World's Most Overused Phrases Or, How Can I Say You Suck Without Saying You Suck?
September 8, 2016
The Music World's Most Overused Phrases Or, How Can I Say You Suck Without Saying You Suck?

Rock Cellar Magazine is proud to introduce a new category called The Bottom Line – featuring anecdotes and musings from Bill Cinque, seasoned music industry vet and author of The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Blind Pilot
September 7, 2016
Turn Me On: Blind Pilot

KCSN 88.5 FM’s Jim Nelson returns with another Turn Me On profile, this time highlighting Blind Pilot… ______________________________ What’s that old Yiddish proverb? Man plans, God laughs? Or as Woody...

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 | Turn Me On: The Shelters
August 2, 2016
Turn Me On: The Shelters

Jim Nelson, KCSN 88.5 FM DJ and Rock Cellar Magazine scribe, is back with another band profile for Turn Me On…this time focusing on the Shelters!    Can you imagine?...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Updates 'Elected', Launches Political Campaign (?)
July 15, 2016
Alice Cooper Updates 'Elected', Launches Political Campaign (?)

Despite being out ont he road with the Hollywood Vampires, Alice Cooper has somehow found time to throw himself into the political sphere. Earlier this week, the iconic musician launched...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Perry on the Mend After Collapsing at Hollywood Vampires Gig (Update)
July 11, 2016
Joe Perry on the Mend After Collapsing at Hollywood Vampires Gig (Update)

Sunday night’s Hollywood Vampires gig at the Ford Amphitheater on the Cony Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, New York featured a scary moment when guitarist/Aerosmith legend Joe Perry collapsed onstage. He...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Leo Sayer on His 'Restless Years' With Hendrix, McCartney and Daltrey (Q&A)
July 8, 2016
Leo Sayer on His 'Restless Years' With Hendrix, McCartney and Daltrey (Q&A)

There is no easy characterization of the Leo Sayer sound. The singer-songwriter broke out in the U.S. with 1974’s Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance), a quirky story-song that made the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Jim McCarty Discusses the Yardbirds’ Legacy
July 8, 2016
Q&A: Jim McCarty Discusses the Yardbirds’ Legacy

Via such epic singles as Shapes Of Things, Heart Full of Soul, For Your Love, Over Under Sideways Down, Happenings Ten Years Time Ago and others, The Yardbirds made their...

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 | Q & A: Susan Sarandon Talks Bernie Sanders, ‘The Meddler’ and More
June 6, 2016
Q & A: Susan Sarandon Talks Bernie Sanders, ‘The Meddler’ and More

Susan Sarandon’s debut feature was as a hippie in the landmark 1970 film Joe, starring Peter Boyle as a disgruntled blue collar worker who goes on a shooting spree against...

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: 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 | Behind the Curtain: The Challenge of Interviewing Robert Fripp of King Crimson
February 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: The Challenge of Interviewing Robert Fripp of King Crimson

For this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen details the trials and tribulations of interviewing one of rock’s most unique personalities… Robert Fripp conjured music with King Crimson that was strange,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Smiles, Songs and Chats with Stevie Wonder
December 9, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Smiles, Songs and Chats with Stevie Wonder

Though the moment is just a barely discernible blip on my memory radar, I can still faintly remember seeing Stevie Wonder when he was still Little Stevie Wonder. He was...

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 | 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 | Behind the Curtain: Hotel Room Trashing Lessons with Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi
April 7, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Hotel Room Trashing Lessons with Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi

This month’s Behind the Curtain finds journalist Steve Rosen recounting some extracurricular fun with Black Sabbath in the 1970s… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Out of the gate, Black Sabbath was a species unto themselves. They...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Going ‘Off the Score’ with Stewart Copeland: The Interview
March 6, 2015
Going ‘Off the Score’ with Stewart Copeland: The Interview

  Stewart Copeland is many things: accomplished, world-class drummer with the Police, songwriter, composer, filmmaker, and public speaker. Naturally, the chance to speak with him one-on-one is an undeniable treat, so we...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Tracking Down Keith Moon
June 6, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Tracking Down Keith Moon

Nothing could have prepared me that day for meeting Keith Moon. His nickname was Moon the Loon and for good reason — Keith John Moon, born on August 23, 1946,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Led Zeppelin in 1977
May 6, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Led Zeppelin in 1977

Steve Rosen has been writing about the creatures of rock and roll for 40 years. His stories have appeared in and on Guitar World, Guitar Player, Guitarist, Total Guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Screams
October 3, 2013
Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Screams

When rockers want to convey rage, frustration, pain or ecstasy, nothing works like an ear-splitting scream. Some rockers’ shrieks are so outrageous that they’ve been banned from the radio, parodied...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)
October 3, 2013
A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)

Over delicate acoustic guitar finger-picking and a lush orchestral score, Linda Ronstadt sings, “’cause I’ve done everything I know to try and make you mine and I think I’m gonna love...

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 | Cross the Road with Beatles Art Director Kosh (Interview)
April 17, 2013
Cross the Road with Beatles Art Director Kosh (Interview)

Part I: LET IT BE TOLD Since designing his first album cover in 1969 — a little something you might have heard of called Abbey Road — London-born John Kosh...

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 | Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues on His Days of Future Passed (and Present)
April 2, 2013
Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues on His Days of Future Passed (and Present)

Rock Cellar Magazine catches up with Justin Hayward to discuss The Moody Blues, songwriting, the band’s performance at the infamous 1970 Isle of Wight Festival, meditation, drugs, and his brand new record - Spirits of the Western Sky.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nfl Picks Sports Handicapping Information For Early Kickoffs
February 27, 2013
Nfl Picks Sports Handicapping Information For Early Kickoffs

men’s hockey jerseys Major League Baseball mlb is consisted of teams your past National League and in the American League. Gano is actually simply 8 of 10 from 20-29 yards,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kids Jersey Right Choice Are Able To Make Improvements In The Game
February 24, 2013
Kids Jersey Right Choice Are Able To Make Improvements In The Game

Besides, your son will probably prefer the jerseys and pants are usually meant for ATV riding because it is going make him look for example real ATV rider. Possess all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins Loves Indie Wrestling (Interview)
January 7, 2013
Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins Loves Indie Wrestling (Interview)

Although Billy Corgan is best known as the enigmatic frontman of Smashing Pumpkins, lately he has turned his creative energy toward smashing of a different variety: flying elbow smashes, for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock Novels
January 7, 2013
Top 11 Rock Novels

Rock novels are a blast to read for any serious music lover.  Just like you, rock novelists are tremendous music fans, and the novel form allows them to approach their...

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 | Hurricane Survival Tips the Government Won’t Tell You
November 12, 2012
Hurricane Survival Tips the Government Won’t Tell You

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, here are 10 tips to help you survive a natural disaster that you won’t hear from local officials. 1. At the first sign of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Zakk Wylde: Author, Food Connoisseur, Guitar Hero  (Interview)
November 2, 2012
Zakk Wylde: Author, Food Connoisseur, Guitar Hero (Interview)

In an age when anyone can become a “Guitar Hero” by firing up the Xbox and mashing colored buttons in pace with onscreen prompts, it’s good to know that some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Man Behind Darth Vader (Interview with Dave Prowse)
October 1, 2012
The Man Behind Darth Vader (Interview with Dave Prowse)

Actor Dave Prowse, in his iconic portrayal of Darth Vader, could command the power of the dark side to hurl objects through the air or crush his rivals’ throats by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | September/October Album Reviews
September 11, 2012
September/October Album Reviews

Bob Dylan Ben Folds Five No Doubt Green Day Dave Matthews Band Bob Mould Propagandhi Grizzly Bear Bob Dylan Tempest It’s 2012, and we’re still living on “Desolation Row.” Or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Susanna Hoffs Bares All (?) in New Interview
August 16, 2012
Susanna Hoffs Bares All (?) in New Interview

Paying homage to ’60s-era bands like The Beach Boys, and The Mamas and the Papas, Susanna Hoffs has recently released her third solo album, Someday – her first release in 16 years....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wrestler Chris Jericho Kicks Ass With Fozzy – WWE Will Have to Wait
August 16, 2012
Wrestler Chris Jericho Kicks Ass With Fozzy – WWE Will Have to Wait

Wrestler-turned-metal-singer Chris Jericho, on 10-minute songs, touring, and getting respect from the metal community.

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 | Happily Untogether. Or, Ah, PUCKETT.
July 23, 2012
Happily Untogether. Or, Ah, PUCKETT.

I have a friend who collects vinyl. No, he’s not a plastics bondage freak, I mean vinyl records, old LPs. What would be the garage of his house is a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ¡Viva Los Lobos! (Interview with Steve Berlin)
July 17, 2012
¡Viva Los Lobos! (Interview with Steve Berlin)

Steve Berlin of Los Lobos gives an interview detailing the band's 4-decade career, their current popularity, and working with that "f***ing idiot" Paul Simon.

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 | June Album Reviews
June 11, 2012
June Album Reviews

Fiona Apple Rush Smashing Pumpkins The Cult The Beach Boys Translator Giant Giant Sand Maroon 5 Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel… The exhausting title of Fiona Apple’s new album, The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Director Oliver Stone On History.  And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.
January 12, 2012
Director Oliver Stone On History. And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.

photo: ©Taili Song Roth. All Rights Reserved In this candid conversation with Rock Cellar Magazine, Oliver Stone discusses On History, the new book he co-authored with Tariq Ali, the activist/intellectual who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greenwich Village:  The Music that Defined a Scene
October 6, 2011
Greenwich Village: The Music that Defined a Scene

Greenwich Village, by ushering in the dawn of free speech, free love, and politically engaged art, changed the world forever. The artists who emerged – from Arlo Guthrie to Buffy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Visual Art of 8 More Famous Musicians – Part 2
October 4, 2011
The Visual Art of 8 More Famous Musicians – Part 2

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 | Sinéad O’Connor Wants A Man. We Want That New Record.
September 2, 2011
Sinéad O’Connor Wants A Man. We Want That New Record.

The news this week is all about how Sinéad O’Connor has been trolling the internet in a comical and desperate search for a sexual companion.  Her own website outlines (in...

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...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir
June 10, 2011
Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir

From his musical days with Peter & Gordon through his careers as a Grammy-award winning producer, artist manager, Apple A&R man, and record company executive, Peter Asher has witnessed and...

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 | Did Delaney Bramlett Really Write 'My Sweet Lord' ?
June 3, 2011
Did Delaney Bramlett Really Write 'My Sweet Lord' ?

When George Harrison took the stand in a New York City courtroom in January 1976 to defend himself against charges that he had stolen a good portion of The Chiffons’...