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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 | Carlos Santana Postpones Dates of ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ Tour After Medical Scare
July 11, 2022
Carlos Santana Postpones Dates of ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ Tour After Medical Scare

A July 5 onstage collapse by Carlos Santana prompted an emergency hospital stay for the legendary guitarist, currently out on the road with his band on the Miraculous Supernatural tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana “Resting and Doing Very Well” After Onstage Collapse: “Forgot to Eat and Drink Water”
July 6, 2022
Carlos Santana “Resting and Doing Very Well” After Onstage Collapse: “Forgot to Eat and Drink Water”

Guitar icon Carlos Santana collapsed on stage Tuesday night onstage in Clarkston, Michigan, where he was playing with his band as part of the ongoing Miraculous Supernatural tour alongside Earth,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS: Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire Bring ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ Tour to Banc of California Stadium in LA
June 20, 2022
PHOTOS: Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire Bring ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ Tour to Banc of California Stadium in LA

Prior to a pandemic-forced postponement, Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire were bound for the road on a massive tour promising classic hits, memorable moments and many of the feel-good...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana Shares “Yo Estaré” ft. Ally Brooke — Featured on Vinyl Edition of ‘Blessings and Miracles’
April 18, 2022
Carlos Santana Shares “Yo Estaré” ft. Ally Brooke — Featured on Vinyl Edition of ‘Blessings and Miracles’

“Yo Estaré” is a sweeping new song from Carlos Santana and special guest vocalist Ally Brooke. Shared to digital streaming platforms on Friday, the song is also featured on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana Cancels December House of Blues Residency After Heart Procedure, Shares Video Message
December 1, 2021
Carlos Santana Cancels December House of Blues Residency After Heart Procedure, Shares Video Message

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana announced on Wednesday that he has cancelled his December slate of his Las Vegas residency, An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live, after undergoing an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Santana’s ‘Blessings and Miracles,’ a Star-Heavy Sequel of Sorts to 1999’s ‘Supernatural’
October 14, 2021
Out Now: Santana’s ‘Blessings and Miracles,’ a Star-Heavy Sequel of Sorts to 1999’s ‘Supernatural’

Out now is Blessings and Miracles, the awaited new album from legendary guitarist Carlos Santana — another star-studded album featuring a number of collaborators, similar to the massive global success that was 1999’s Supernatural....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Santana: Stream “Joy” with Chris Stapleton; New Album ‘Blessings and Miracles’ Out 10/15
October 11, 2021
New Santana: Stream “Joy” with Chris Stapleton; New Album ‘Blessings and Miracles’ Out 10/15

This coming Friday, Oct. 15 marks the release date of Blessings and Miracles, the awaited new album from legendary guitarist Carlos Santana — another star-studded album featuring a number of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Video for “Move,” from Santana ft. Rob Thomas and American Authors (New Album Out 10/15)
October 7, 2021
Watch a New Video for “Move,” from Santana ft. Rob Thomas and American Authors (New Album Out 10/15)

Back in August, Carlos Santana shared a new single, “Move,” another collaboration with Matchbox Twenty vocalist Rob Thomas. You may recall the two linked up back in 1999 for “Smooth,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Santana and Steve Winwood Cover Procol Harum’s “Whiter Shade of Pale,” ‘Blessings & Miracles’ LP Out 10/15
September 21, 2021
Hear Santana and Steve Winwood Cover Procol Harum’s “Whiter Shade of Pale,” ‘Blessings & Miracles’ LP Out 10/15

Another preview of Blessings and Miracles, the anticipated new studio album from Carlos Santana, is here — and it finds the legendary guitarist teaming up with a fellow music icon,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Two New Santana Songs, Including the Feel-Good “Move” — ft. Rob Thomas, a Sequel to “Smooth”
August 18, 2021
Hear Two New Santana Songs, Including the Feel-Good “Move” — ft. Rob Thomas, a Sequel to “Smooth”

If it worked once, why not try again? That’s part of the mindset behind “Move,” a new single from Santana featuring Rob Thomas that brings the two together in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Santana Teaming with Rob Thomas Again(!) for New Single, “Move,” Coming 8/18
August 11, 2021
Santana Teaming with Rob Thomas Again(!) for New Single, “Move,” Coming 8/18

Released back in June of 1999, “Smooth” was a single from legendary guitarist  Carlos Santana and Rob Thomas, vocalist of Matchbox Twenty. After ruling the charts at No. 1, winning...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana Signs with BMG for New Album, ‘Blessings and Miracles’ — Lead Single Due Soon
August 4, 2021
Carlos Santana Signs with BMG for New Album, ‘Blessings and Miracles’ — Lead Single Due Soon

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana has a new global recordings deal with BMG, it was announced on Wednesday. His first release under the new deal will be Blessings and Miracles, his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana Returns to the Stage This Fall with ‘Blessings and Miracles’ Tour
June 14, 2021
Carlos Santana Returns to the Stage This Fall with ‘Blessings and Miracles’ Tour

After taking roughly a year off due to the pandemic and all of its subsequent interruptions to touring life, Carlos Santana and his band will hit the road once again...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana: New Las Vegas 2021 Dates; ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ Tour with Earth, Wind & Fire Pushed to 2022
April 26, 2021
Carlos Santana: New Las Vegas 2021 Dates; ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ Tour with Earth, Wind & Fire Pushed to 2022

Last spring, Carlos Santana was forced to cancel his then-upcoming performances in Las Vegas as part of the guitar icon‘s An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live residency, but...

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 | Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire Announce Rescheduled ‘Miraculous Supernatural Tour’ Dates for 2021
June 12, 2020
Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire Announce Rescheduled ‘Miraculous Supernatural Tour’ Dates for 2021

This summer was to see a magical tour package of Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire, but the two legendary acts had to postpone the outing due to complications put...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cindy Blackman Santana + Carlos Santana Transform John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ to Raise Money for COVID-19 Relief (Listen)
May 29, 2020
Cindy Blackman Santana + Carlos Santana Transform John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ to Raise Money for COVID-19 Relief (Listen)

On Friday, Cindy Blackman Santana and her husband, guitarist extraordinaire Carlos Santana, premiered a lively new cover of “Imagine,” the global peace anthem first made famous by John Lennon. Their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Jorge Santana, Younger Brother of Carlos Santana: 1951 – 2020
May 15, 2020
Rest in Peace Jorge Santana, Younger Brother of Carlos Santana: 1951 – 2020

Jorge Santana, younger brother of Carlos Santana and a gifted guitarist who toured occasionally with the Santana band, has died at the age of 68, it was reported on Friday....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana Cancels May Gigs at Las Vegas House of Blues Due to COVID-19
April 16, 2020
Carlos Santana Cancels May Gigs at Las Vegas House of Blues Due to COVID-19

Carlos Santana was supposed to play a series of concerts in Las Vegas as part of his ongoing residency at the House of Blues this May, but on Thursday the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana Scraps European Tour Dates Due to Public Health Concerns Regarding Coronavirus
March 10, 2020
Carlos Santana Scraps European Tour Dates Due to Public Health Concerns Regarding Coronavirus

In late October, Carlos Santana announced a big 2020 tour that would be taking him to various locations in Europe — but now, in light of rising concerns over the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Santana + Earth, Wind & Fire Announce ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ 2020 Tour
February 25, 2020
Santana + Earth, Wind & Fire Announce ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ 2020 Tour

Hope you’re ready for a good time this summer, because Santana + Earth, Wind & Fire are heading out on the road together. Announced on Tuesday, the Miraculous Supernatural tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana Extends Las Vegas House of Blues Residency with Additional 2020 Dates
February 3, 2020
Carlos Santana Extends Las Vegas House of Blues Residency with Additional 2020 Dates

Carlos Santana and his Las Vegas residency have a great thing going — and the guitar icon announced additional shows for 2020 on Monday, pushing the residency through much of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana: 2020 ‘Miraculous’ World Tour Announced, Celebrating 20th Anniversary of ‘Supernatural,’ 50th Anniversary of ‘Abraxas’ and More
October 28, 2019
Carlos Santana: 2020 ‘Miraculous’ World Tour Announced, Celebrating 20th Anniversary of ‘Supernatural,’ 50th Anniversary of ‘Abraxas’ and More

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana announced a big tour for 2020, which he’s calling the Miraculous Tour. It will span a little less than a month and hit various cities in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Santana Bring His New Album ‘Africa Speaks’ to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ with Some Performances
June 19, 2019
Watch Santana Bring His New Album ‘Africa Speaks’ to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ with Some Performances

On Tuesday night, Carlos Santana, his backing band and Spanish singer Buika brought the sounds of the new Santana album, Africa Speaks, to Jimmy Kimmel Live‘s Hollywood stage for some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream/Buy Santana’s Worldly New Album ‘Africa Speaks’
June 7, 2019
Out Now: Stream/Buy Santana’s Worldly New Album ‘Africa Speaks’

Today, June 7, Santana returned with a new album — but Africa Speaks isn’t just another album of classic guitar sounds and pulsating Latin beats from Carlos and his band....

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 | More New Santana: Watch the New Video for ‘Breaking Down the Door,’ Featuring Buika
April 19, 2019
More New Santana: Watch the New Video for ‘Breaking Down the Door,’ Featuring Buika

Earlier this week, Santana revealed more details regarding his new album, Africa Speaks, which was produced by Rick Rubin and has a scheduled release date of June 7. And on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Santana Details New Rick Rubin-Produced Album, ‘Africa Speaks,’ Out June 7
April 18, 2019
Santana Details New Rick Rubin-Produced Album, ‘Africa Speaks,’ Out June 7

Last month, Santana‘s new album Africa Speaks was previewed with an eclectic track titled “Los Invisibles,” a collaboration between Carlos, his band and Spanish vocalist Buika. The song is our...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Santana’s New Song ‘Los Invisibles,’ from Upcoming Rick Rubin-Produced Album ‘Africa Speaks!’
March 18, 2019
Hear Santana’s New Song ‘Los Invisibles,’ from Upcoming Rick Rubin-Produced Album ‘Africa Speaks!’

On Monday, Santana premiered a brand new song titled “Los Invisibles,” a jammy, groove-laden new track featuring Spanish singer Buika. The song is a preview of the iconic guitarist‘s upcoming...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bethel Woods’ 50th Anniversary of Woodstock Celebration Will Be Headlined by Ringo Starr and Santana
February 20, 2019
Bethel Woods’ 50th Anniversary of Woodstock Celebration Will Be Headlined by Ringo Starr and Santana

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the legendary 1969 Woodstock concert in upstate New York — and, if you’ve been paying close attention to the news in recent weeks —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Backyard Tennis Duel with Carlos Santana in Marin County, 1979
August 9, 2018
Backyard Tennis Duel with Carlos Santana in Marin County, 1979

Those of an age likely have one enduring Carlos Santana visual indelibly stamped on their eyeballs. It is an image of the guitarist standing onstage at the Woodstock Music &...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Santana Announces 'Transmogrify' Tour Dates for the Summer as Part of Busy 2017
February 8, 2017
Santana Announces 'Transmogrify' Tour Dates for the Summer as Part of Busy 2017

Revered guitarist Carlos Santana has a jam-packed schedule these days, and it just got busier. On Wednesday, it was announced that Santana will head out on the road with his...

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 | ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ is for Kids — but its Soundtrack of ’70s Covers from Indie Stars is for Everyone Else (Listen)
July 1, 2022
‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ is for Kids — but its Soundtrack of ’70s Covers from Indie Stars is for Everyone Else (Listen)

If you breathe air and are living on Planet Earth, you’re no doubt aware that Minions: The Rise of Gru crashed into movie theaters today, July 1, primed for a...

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 | Diana Ross and Tame Impala “Turn Up the Sunshine” with Disco-Glam Lead Single from ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’
May 19, 2022
Diana Ross and Tame Impala “Turn Up the Sunshine” with Disco-Glam Lead Single from ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’

On July 1, the Minions will return to theaters yet again in Minions: The Rise of Gru, a new chapter in the ongoing film series chronicling the beloved (or hated!)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Michael Lang: Woodstock Co-Founder Dies at 77 of Lymphoma
January 9, 2022
Rest in Peace, Michael Lang: Woodstock Co-Founder Dies at 77 of Lymphoma

Michael Lang, one of the figureheads behind the historic 1969 Woodstock Festival, died on Saturday night at the age of 77, it was reported by Rolling Stone. Lang passed away...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: IDLES Confronts the Complex Emotions of Being Alive on New Album ‘Crawler’ (Listen)
November 12, 2021
Out Now: IDLES Confronts the Complex Emotions of Being Alive on New Album ‘Crawler’ (Listen)

There simply is no musical force out there right now on the same wavelength as IDLES. Today, Nov. 12, the Bristol, UK-based group released its new album, Crawler, amid intense...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Crosby: ‘If I Could Only Remember My Name’ 50th Anniversary Out 10/15; Stream “Riff 1” Demo
September 2, 2021
David Crosby: ‘If I Could Only Remember My Name’ 50th Anniversary Out 10/15; Stream “Riff 1” Demo

On Oct. 15, David Crosby will revisit his 1971 debut solo album, If I Could Only Remember My Name, with a 50th anniversary edition, set for release via Rhino Records....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Poco’s Rusty Young (Unpublished 2017 Interview with the Late Guitarist/Songwriter)
April 19, 2021
Remembering Poco’s Rusty Young (Unpublished 2017 Interview with the Late Guitarist/Songwriter)

Guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of Poco Rusty Young was a valued friend of Rock Cellar for many years. We’ve had the pleasure of interviewing him often, and he was generous with...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Instrumental Rock Songs
April 16, 2021
Top 11 Instrumental Rock Songs

And now, our latest Top 11 entry from Frank Mastropolo chronicles some of the best instrumental rock songs ever laid to tape …  “I remember walking into a department store...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)
March 11, 2021
Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)

Paul Stanley gets “souled out” with his spectacular 15-piece band Soul Station on their debut album Now and Then, which is out on March 19. While it may come as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tower of Power: ’50 Years of Funk & Soul – Live at the Fox Theater’ CD/DVD/3-LP Set Coming 3/26
February 16, 2021
Tower of Power: ’50 Years of Funk & Soul – Live at the Fox Theater’ CD/DVD/3-LP Set Coming 3/26

On March 26, renowned Bay Area soul/funk/R&B ensemble Tower of Power will release 50 Years of Funk and Soul – Live at the Fox Theater, a new live album commemorating...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the New Radicals Play ‘You Get What You Give’ (for the First Time in 22 Years) on Inauguration Day
January 20, 2021
Watch the New Radicals Play ‘You Get What You Give’ (for the First Time in 22 Years) on Inauguration Day

After Wednesday’s Inauguration Day events for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, a virtual parade across the United States was streamed on multiple platforms. This included a reunion...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson’s ‘Fanatic’ Epiphone Guitar Available Now; Honoree of 2021 She Rocks Awards 1/22, Part of NAMM Believe in Music Week
January 19, 2021
Nancy Wilson’s ‘Fanatic’ Epiphone Guitar Available Now; Honoree of 2021 She Rocks Awards 1/22, Part of NAMM Believe in Music Week

This Friday, Jan. 22, Nancy Wilson of Heart will be among the list of honorees of the 2021 She Rocks Awards. The ceremony, which usually takes place at the NAMM...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | ‘Guitar.com Live’ Three-Day Virtual Guitar Festival Coming This Weekend 10/2-10/4
October 1, 2020
‘Guitar.com Live’ Three-Day Virtual Guitar Festival Coming This Weekend 10/2-10/4

Some of the world’s most accomplished and renowned guitarists will come together — virtually, of course — for Guitar.com Live, a three-day global virtual event scheduled for this weekend, Oct....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | About
September 10, 2020
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Rock Cellar – THE Online Resource and Community for Music Enthusiasts and Musicians Alike Lisa and Michael were born in the 60s and live in Los Angeles. They’ve always loved...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Colin Young and Steve Miller Record ‘Get Together’ for SongAid, Benefiting WhyHunger (Listen)
June 9, 2020
Jesse Colin Young and Steve Miller Record ‘Get Together’ for SongAid, Benefiting WhyHunger (Listen)

“Get Together” remains an enduring classic of the modern era. Originally written by singer/songwriter Chet Powers, the Youngbloods’ 1967 cover of the song became a big hit two years later,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Few Minutes to Enjoy Earth, Wind & Fire’s Soothing Rendition of ‘Devotion,’ Performed At Home for ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’
June 9, 2020
Take a Few Minutes to Enjoy Earth, Wind & Fire’s Soothing Rendition of ‘Devotion,’ Performed At Home for ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

This week, Earth Wind & Fire teamed up while at home for a performance that aired on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and the iconic group‘s soulful rendition of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: System of a Down’s John Dolmayan on His Covers Album and System’s Future (‘It’s Really Stupid That We Haven’t Made An Album’)
March 25, 2020
Q&A: System of a Down’s John Dolmayan on His Covers Album and System’s Future (‘It’s Really Stupid That We Haven’t Made An Album’)

John Dolmayan is known as the drummer for System of a Down, the dynamic and irreverent rock/metal act that burst onto the scene in the late 1990s with a truly...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Pauses All Domestic/International Tours, Broadway Shuts Down Because of Coronavirus
March 12, 2020
Live Nation Pauses All Domestic/International Tours, Broadway Shuts Down Because of Coronavirus

Things have escalated so quickly this week in response to growing global concern over coronavirus that Live Nation Entertainment has decided to pause all tours for the time being —...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Issue Statement After Postponing UK/Ireland Tour Due to Coronavirus
March 12, 2020
The Who Issue Statement After Postponing UK/Ireland Tour Due to Coronavirus

Another major tour was derailed due to concern over the coronavirus, as on Thursday morning the Who announced that the upcoming UK/Ireland tour was being halted under an abundance of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coronavirus: Tom Hanks + Rita Wilson Test Positive; Celine Dion Postpones Shows Over Common Cold
March 12, 2020
Coronavirus: Tom Hanks + Rita Wilson Test Positive; Celine Dion Postpones Shows Over Common Cold

The world is on heightened alert regarding the coronavirus, with anxiety hitting a high mark this week as President Trump addressed the nation on Wednesday evening. That same evening, actor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You Can Now Own Jewelry Made Out of the Original Woodstock 1969 Stage
December 5, 2019
You Can Now Own Jewelry Made Out of the Original Woodstock 1969 Stage

2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock festival, which took place in upstate New York in 1969 and has rightly earned a place among the most important and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gregg Rolie: New Album ‘Sonic Ranch’ Out Now, Ringo-Inspired ‘What About Love’ Video Premiered, New Music in the Works
October 17, 2019
Gregg Rolie: New Album ‘Sonic Ranch’ Out Now, Ringo-Inspired ‘What About Love’ Video Premiered, New Music in the Works

Iconic singer/songwriter/keyboardist Gregg Rolie, a co-founding member of legendary acts including Santana and Journey, recently released a new solo album titled Sonic Ranch, his first album in 18 years. One...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Doug Clifford on CCR’s Woodstock Performance Finally Seeing the Light of Day
August 1, 2019
Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Doug Clifford on CCR’s Woodstock Performance Finally Seeing the Light of Day

In an unprecedented span of just four years between 1968-1972, Creedence Clearwater Revival owned the record charts, selling more records than the Beatles for two years in a row (1969...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Woodstock 50 Has Officially Been Canceled
July 31, 2019
Woodstock 50 Has Officially Been Canceled

Woodstock 50, the planned concert extravaganza that was to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the seminal 1969 cultural event, has officially been canceled, per reports circulating on Wednesday. this came...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead & Company Pull Out of Woodstock 50 Event, Which May End Up Being Totally Free to Attend
July 29, 2019
Dead & Company Pull Out of Woodstock 50 Event, Which May End Up Being Totally Free to Attend

Just days after John Fogerty became the first legacy act to officially withdraw participation in the upcoming Woodstock 50 event put on by original 1969 Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang, Dead...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Woodstock 50 Anniversary Event Changed, Moved to Maryland; John Fogerty Pulls Out of Event
July 26, 2019
Woodstock 50 Anniversary Event Changed, Moved to Maryland; John Fogerty Pulls Out of Event

It’s been a tumultuous few months for the planned Woodstock 50 event put on by original 1969 Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang and his colleagues, rumors swirling regarding its potential cancellation...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q and A: Peter Lewis Discusses His New Album ‘the Road to Zion’ and Moby Grape’s Legacy
July 9, 2019
Q and A: Peter Lewis Discusses His New Album ‘the Road to Zion’ and Moby Grape’s Legacy

At age 73, founding Moby Grape guitarist Peter Lewis will release a new album, The Road To Zion, on July 16. Moby Grape were one of the most groundbreaking and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Talking Heavy Metal History and Rodrigo y Gabriela’s New Album ‘Mettavolution’ with Rodrigo Sánchez
July 8, 2019
Q&A: Talking Heavy Metal History and Rodrigo y Gabriela’s New Album ‘Mettavolution’ with Rodrigo Sánchez

In the late ‘90s, Rodrigo Sánchez and Gabriela Quintero (of acclaimed guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela) were playing in the streets of Dublin, Ireland, busking for passersby and slowly honing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Is Woodstock 50 Canceled? Reports Say Yes, but Co-Founder Michael Lang Says It’s Still Happening
April 30, 2019
Is Woodstock 50 Canceled? Reports Say Yes, but Co-Founder Michael Lang Says It’s Still Happening

Whether or not the Woodstock 50 concert event is happening in Watkins Glen, New York in August is apparently something up in the air, despite reports Monday that it was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Woodstock 50 Has Been Canceled, Per Reports
April 29, 2019
Woodstock 50 Has Been Canceled, Per Reports

Woodstock 50, one of two events that was intended to take place this August to mark the 50th anniversary of the iconic 1969 music festival/cultural event, has been canceled per...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Keeping it Simple with Bernard Fowler About His New Rolling Stones-Inspired Spoken-Word Album ‘Inside Out’
April 19, 2019
Keeping it Simple with Bernard Fowler About His New Rolling Stones-Inspired Spoken-Word Album ‘Inside Out’

Interviewing someone who has spent time inside The Rolling Stones can be a daunting task for a journalist. With the exception of the “core four”, band members are careful about...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Prince at the Turn of the Millennium: Three New Archival Releases Add to the Mystery of His Late Career
April 10, 2019
Prince at the Turn of the Millennium: Three New Archival Releases Add to the Mystery of His Late Career

“Prince had this conversation with Mo Ostin, the head of Warner Brothers Records, on the phone,” Michael Bland, who was a member of Prince’s New Power Generation, and who has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Woodstock 50 Reveals Loaded Lineup for Three-Day Anniversary Festival in August
March 20, 2019
Woodstock 50 Reveals Loaded Lineup for Three-Day Anniversary Festival in August

Woodstock 50, a 50th anniversary mega-concert event set for Watkins Glen — near the original site of the 1969 Woodstock concert event in Bethel, New York — revealed its lineup...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas Releases Uplifting New Song, ‘One Less Day (Dying Young),’ Announces Solo Tour and Album
February 21, 2019
Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas Releases Uplifting New Song, ‘One Less Day (Dying Young),’ Announces Solo Tour and Album

Outside of his years of music and success with Matchbox Twenty, Rob Thomas has reached great heights — you probably still have “Smooth,” his 1999 smash-hit single with Santana in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is One of the Greatest Rock Icon Biopics in Movie History
October 31, 2018
Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is One of the Greatest Rock Icon Biopics in Movie History

Below, enjoy an exclusive review of the new Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody from Rock Cellar’s resident film critic, Ed Rampell. Are You Ready for Freddie? The new 20th Century...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Vinnie Vincent
July 12, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Vinnie Vincent

Vinnie Vincent is a superhero. Well, in a way. He is part of a great and rare fraternity called the Secret Society of Six-String Supermen or S.S.S.S.S [imagine the sound...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Jazz Fusion Guitar Legend Larry Coryell (1943-2017)
February 21, 2017
Rest in Peace, Jazz Fusion Guitar Legend Larry Coryell (1943-2017)

Sad news to pass along, as iconic and influential jazz fusion guitarist Larry Coryell has died at the age of 73. Coryell, who played alongside and worked with Sonny Rollins,...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band Announce Fall Tour
July 13, 2016
The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band Announce Fall Tour

The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, a project involving Fleetwood Mac main man Mick Fleetwood, will hit the road in September for a handful of dates in the United States and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top
July 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top

Every day now for two weeks, I heard the song rise from what must have been a pair of seriously-powered speakers the size of refrigerators. Floating out over the hills...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Review: Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Rock the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles
July 7, 2016
Review: Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Rock the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles

Below, enjoy a review and selection of photos from Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band’s recent gig at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles – review by Peter Palmiere, and all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt
December 8, 2015
A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt

John Pratt has been doing his thing for decades. Whether in his 1980s rock bands or putting his stamp on TV programs with his score work, Pratt has been an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Africa’ by Toto Lives On After 30 Years
February 4, 2013
‘Africa’ by Toto Lives On After 30 Years

In the opening line of the song Africa by Toto, David Paich sings: “I hear the drums echoing tonight…” Those drums are still echoing loud and clear on this month’s 30th anniversary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Country Joe & The Fish – The Greatest Protest Song of the ’60s?  (Interview)
January 7, 2013
Country Joe & The Fish – The Greatest Protest Song of the ’60s? (Interview)

As the Vietnam War escalated in the mid-1960s and more young men were drafted into the military, protest songs became more mainstream.  Once a staple of folk music, like Phil...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ken Burns: The Interview
December 3, 2012
Ken Burns: The Interview

Documentary filmmaking legend Ken Burns gives a new interview to Rock Cellar Magazine and discusses his two latest film projects "The Dust Bowl" and "The Central Park Five."

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 | RINGO!
June 19, 2012
RINGO!

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Musician-Celebrities Abound at 2012 NAMM Show – More Photos
January 25, 2012
Musician-Celebrities Abound at 2012 NAMM Show – More Photos

Rock Cellar Magazine’s Greg Feo spent some time at the 2012 NAMM trade show this past week. Related: PHOTOS FROM NAMM – 1ST DAY Here are some more photos of...