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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 | Slipknot Announces Knotfest Roadshow Fall Tour, ft. Ice Nine Kills, Crown the Empire
June 13, 2022
Slipknot Announces Knotfest Roadshow Fall Tour, ft. Ice Nine Kills, Crown the Empire

Masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot are wrapping up the latest leg of their Knotfest Roadshow tour, but Corey Taylor and his colleagues have already set their sights on another edition. Set to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch 7-Year-Old Drummer Caleb Hayes Smash Along with Slipknot on ‘Ellen’ & Receive a Jay Weinberg Snare Drum
March 9, 2022
Watch 7-Year-Old Drummer Caleb Hayes Smash Along with Slipknot on ‘Ellen’ & Receive a Jay Weinberg Snare Drum

You probably never thought you’d hear the pummeling heavy metal of Slipknot on The Ellen Show — but on the off chance you had, actually, dreamt of such an odd...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Covers KISS, Metallica, Dead Boys, Eddie Money & More on ‘CMFB…Sides’
February 28, 2022
Out Now: Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Covers KISS, Metallica, Dead Boys, Eddie Money & More on ‘CMFB…Sides’

This past Friday, Feb. 25, Corey Taylor, vocalist of Slipknot and Stone Sour, released CMFB…Sides, a collection of b-side recordings, outtakes, acoustic songs and covers from the CMFT sessions, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aftershock Festival 2022: Slipknot/KISS/My Chemical Romance/Foo Fighters Top Loaded Lineup
February 23, 2022
Aftershock Festival 2022: Slipknot/KISS/My Chemical Romance/Foo Fighters Top Loaded Lineup

The Aftershock Festival has maintained a reputation as one of the premier hard-rock concert festivals around, and the 2022 fest is primed to be one of the biggest yet. As...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Releasing ‘CMFB…SIDES’ 2/25; Debuts Cover of ‘Eddie and the Cruisers’ Classic
February 17, 2022
Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Releasing ‘CMFB…SIDES’ 2/25; Debuts Cover of ‘Eddie and the Cruisers’ Classic

Back in 2020, Slipknot main man Corey Taylor released CMFT (as in Corey Mother Fuckin’ Taylor), his debut solo album packed with music very far removed from his heavy metal/thrash...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Slipknot Unleash Brutal New Song “The Chapeltown Rag,” Live Streaming Knotfest Los Angeles Concert Event 11/5
November 5, 2021
Slipknot Unleash Brutal New Song “The Chapeltown Rag,” Live Streaming Knotfest Los Angeles Concert Event 11/5

At the stroke of midnight on Thursday evening, Iowa-based masked metal marauders Slipknot premiered “The Chapeltown Rag,” the band’s first new song in two years. A pummeling exercise in aggression...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Announces Live Stream of Knotfest Los Angeles 11/5, ft. Bring Me the Horizon, Killswitch Engage and More
October 22, 2021
Slipknot Announces Live Stream of Knotfest Los Angeles 11/5, ft. Bring Me the Horizon, Killswitch Engage and More

On Friday, Nov. 5, masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot will host a special Knotfest Los Angeles concert event, a full day of hard rock/metal programming featuring a headlining set and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot’s Corey Taylor “Out of the Woods” After Testing Positive for COVID-19, Urges Vaccinations
August 23, 2021
Slipknot’s Corey Taylor “Out of the Woods” After Testing Positive for COVID-19, Urges Vaccinations

Over the weekend, Slipknot/Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and would be unable to make a planned visit at a pop culture convention...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Joey Jordison: Slipknot Founding Member/Longtime Drummer Dies at 46
July 27, 2021
Rest in Peace, Joey Jordison: Slipknot Founding Member/Longtime Drummer Dies at 46

Drummer Joey Jordison, one of the founding members of Iowa-based metal band Slipknot, has passed away at the age of 46, it was announced by his family in a statement...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Knotfest Los Angeles 2021 Set for 11/5 with Bring Me The Horizon, Code Orange, Killswitch Engage, More
July 26, 2021
Slipknot Knotfest Los Angeles 2021 Set for 11/5 with Bring Me The Horizon, Code Orange, Killswitch Engage, More

Back at the start of June, Slipknot announced a new installment of the heavy metal ensemble’s Knotfest tour, which would take Corey Taylor and his masked cohorts on the road...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Announces Knotfest Roadshow 2021 ft. Killswitch Engage, Fever 333 & Code Orange
June 1, 2021
Slipknot Announces Knotfest Roadshow 2021 ft. Killswitch Engage, Fever 333 & Code Orange

Masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot announced a big 2021 installment of its Knotfest Roadshow tour, which is currently set to launch in late September and run into early November —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 10-Year-Old Drum Prodigy Nandi Bushell Leaves Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg in Awe with Her ‘Unsainted’ Cover
December 29, 2020
10-Year-Old Drum Prodigy Nandi Bushell Leaves Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg in Awe with Her ‘Unsainted’ Cover

What do you do if you’re a 10-year-old music prodigy who just took down a legend in a drum battle? Well, if you’re 10-year-old Nandi Bushell, basking in the glow...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour): New Solo Album, Full-Production ‘Forum or Against ‘Em’ Live Stream 10/2
September 15, 2020
Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour): New Solo Album, Full-Production ‘Forum or Against ‘Em’ Live Stream 10/2

Corey Taylor does not care what you think. Primarily known to the masses as as the lead vocalist of masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot, a position he’s held since the band exploded with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour) Previews Solo Debut ‘CMFT’ with Two Songs, Including a Wild Music Video for ‘CMFT Must Be Stopped’
July 30, 2020
Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour) Previews Solo Debut ‘CMFT’ with Two Songs, Including a Wild Music Video for ‘CMFT Must Be Stopped’

Corey Taylor is a man of musical multitudes. Primarily known to the masses as as the lead vocalist of masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot, a position he’s held down since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coronavirus Concerns Force Cancellation of Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, Tour Postponements from Slipknot, Whitesnake
March 5, 2020
Coronavirus Concerns Force Cancellation of Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, Tour Postponements from Slipknot, Whitesnake

The coronavirus has everybody on high alert these days, and fears of the affliction prompted a major music festival cancellation this week when it was announced that the Ultra Music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot: Knotfest Roadshow 2020, ft. A Day to Remember, Underoath and Code Orange Announced
February 4, 2020
Slipknot: Knotfest Roadshow 2020, ft. A Day to Remember, Underoath and Code Orange Announced

Masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot had a huge 2019, releasing a twisted, dark new record titled We Are Not Your Kind and embarking on the Knotfest Roadshow tour — and...

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 | No Halloween Costume is Complete Without a Slipknot Mask (Available Now!)
September 9, 2019
No Halloween Costume is Complete Without a Slipknot Mask (Available Now!)

Glancing at the calendar, you may notice that Halloween is just around the corner. Thursday, October 31 will be here before you know it — and Iowa’s masked metal marauders...

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 | Slipknot Premiere Dark New Video for ‘Unsainted’ and Creepy New Masks — ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ LP Out 8/9
May 16, 2019
Slipknot Premiere Dark New Video for ‘Unsainted’ and Creepy New Masks — ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ LP Out 8/9

Masked, jump-suited metal ensemble Slipknot debuted two new things on Thursday: The music video for the new single, “Unsainted” and as some brand new masks. It’s all part of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Announces ‘Knotfest Roadshow’ Tour with Behemoth/Gojira/Volbeat, New Album Out in August
March 4, 2019
Slipknot Announces ‘Knotfest Roadshow’ Tour with Behemoth/Gojira/Volbeat, New Album Out in August

Slipknot will return with a bang later this year. The hard rock/metal band‘s new album will be released on August 9, and to commemorate their return to the scene, they’ll...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stone Sour, Slipknot and the Value of Taking Chances: A Chat with Corey Taylor
February 7, 2017
Stone Sour, Slipknot and the Value of Taking Chances: A Chat with Corey Taylor

For the past two decades, Corey Taylor has been the ringleader of the metal band Slipknot. He’s also, even before Slipknot, been the lead singer of the hard-rock band Stone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rammstein Lights Up the LA Coliseum — Literally — with Unforgettable Stadium Tour Spectacle (Photos)
September 26, 2022
Rammstein Lights Up the LA Coliseum — Literally — with Unforgettable Stadium Tour Spectacle (Photos)

Everything — and I cannot stress this enough — everything is on fire. That’s not surprising at a Rammstein concert — what is surprising at a Rammstein concert is when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rammstein Brings Massive Stadium Show to North America for the First Time: Watch Videos from Montreal
August 22, 2022
Rammstein Brings Massive Stadium Show to North America for the First Time: Watch Videos from Montreal

For years, German industrial/metal band Rammstein has earned a reputation around the world for a simply breathtaking live show — a truly massive spectacle involving fireworks and an elaborate stage...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ukrainian Metal Band Jinjer Cancels US Tour Due to War; Starts Donation Campaign with Benefit T-Shirts
March 4, 2022
Ukrainian Metal Band Jinjer Cancels US Tour Due to War; Starts Donation Campaign with Benefit T-Shirts

Ukrainian progressive/metal band Jinjer has launched a campaign to help raise funds to provide aid and support for their home country, offering up two limited-edition t-shirts with 100% of proceeds...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Code Orange Announces 2022 Headlining Tour ft. Loathe, Vended and Dying Wish; Also Touring with Korn
December 14, 2021
Code Orange Announces 2022 Headlining Tour ft. Loathe, Vended and Dying Wish; Also Touring with Korn

Pittsburgh-based metal/experimental outfit Code Orange has a busy 2022 in store. On Tuesday, the band announced a headlining tour beginning in April that will visit cities across North America, with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Ohio Nightclub Where Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell Was Killed in 2004 Has Been Demolished (Video)
December 8, 2021
The Ohio Nightclub Where Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell Was Killed in 2004 Has Been Demolished (Video)

The night of Dec. 8, 2004, was a tragic one for the hard rock/heavy metal community, as it was the night that iconic guitarist Dimebag Darrell was shot and killed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Code Orange Taps Into the Early 2000s (Think Powerman 5000, Rob Zombie) for Roaring New Song “Out For Blood”
November 12, 2021
Code Orange Taps Into the Early 2000s (Think Powerman 5000, Rob Zombie) for Roaring New Song “Out For Blood”

“Out for Blood” is the title of a new song from Code Orange, the Pittsburgh-based metal/experimental band that elevated its stature throughout 2020 thanks to a host of inventive and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bring Me The Horizon Continues Evolving with Surprising New “DiE4u” Video (Directed by Front Man Oli Sykes)
September 16, 2021
Bring Me The Horizon Continues Evolving with Surprising New “DiE4u” Video (Directed by Front Man Oli Sykes)

The progression of Bring Me The Horizon has been fascinating to track over the past few years. The band, from Sheffield, U.K., emerged as a blistering death metal/post-hardcore outfit in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Celebrating ‘Return to Live’ with $20 All-In Tickets to Big Summer Tours, Starting 7/28
July 22, 2021
Live Nation Celebrating ‘Return to Live’ with $20 All-In Tickets to Big Summer Tours, Starting 7/28

With the live music world slowly getting back to business, ramping up in the coming weeks with a number of notable tours from major artists set to start around the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Seven,’ an Intriguing New ‘Thrash-Jazz’ Album from Pianist/Songwriter/Heavy Metal Fan Cameron Graves
March 4, 2021
Out Now: ‘Seven,’ an Intriguing New ‘Thrash-Jazz’ Album from Pianist/Songwriter/Heavy Metal Fan Cameron Graves

Seven is the title of a new album from Cameron Graves, a pianist/composer/songwriter/heavy metal enthusiast with a self-described style of “thrash-jazz.” It was released on Feb. 19 via Artistry Music/Mack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to Lizzy Hale & Halestorm Cover the Who for New Documentary ‘Long Live Rock … Celebrate the Chaos’
February 22, 2021
Listen to Lizzy Hale & Halestorm Cover the Who for New Documentary ‘Long Live Rock … Celebrate the Chaos’

Long Live Rock … Celebrate the Chaos is a new documentary film chronicling a singular phenomenon that feels like a relic of the past, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Nandi Bushell Deliver a Looping Musical Salute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Under the Bridge’
February 22, 2021
Watch Nandi Bushell Deliver a Looping Musical Salute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Under the Bridge’

For her latest entry to her burgeoning catalog of musical versatility, 10-year-old music prodigy Nandi Bushell has uploaded a performance of “Under the Bridge,” the classic early 1990s ballad from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch 10-Year-Old Drum Prodigy Nandi Bushell Nail ‘My Generation’ as a Tribute to the Who’s Keith Moon
February 15, 2021
Watch 10-Year-Old Drum Prodigy Nandi Bushell Nail ‘My Generation’ as a Tribute to the Who’s Keith Moon

She’s back, once again. After a busy few months of head-turning drum displays, 10-year-old musical prodigy Nandi Bushell has shared her latest video, a reverent tribute to the late, great...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Documentary ‘Long Live Rock … Celebrate the Chaos’ Celebrates the Singular Intensity of the Hard-Rock Concert Experience (Trailer)
February 9, 2021
New Documentary ‘Long Live Rock … Celebrate the Chaos’ Celebrates the Singular Intensity of the Hard-Rock Concert Experience (Trailer)

Do you remember slamming around the mosh pit with a bunch of strangers? Or being packed in tight at a tiny club gig as a band tears through a set...

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 | Nandi Bushell Wished Jimmy Page a Happy Birthday with a Looping Cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’
January 11, 2021
Nandi Bushell Wished Jimmy Page a Happy Birthday with a Looping Cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’

This past Saturday, Jan. 9, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page celebrated his 77th birthday — and Nandi Bushell, the 10-year-old multi-instrumentalist whose series of YouTube videos have become international sensations...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nandi Bushell Covers Blur’s ‘Song 2,’ Earning the Approval of Graham Coxon
January 4, 2021
Nandi Bushell Covers Blur’s ‘Song 2,’ Earning the Approval of Graham Coxon

10-year-old music prodigy Nandi Bushell maintained an especially hectic 2020, at least as far as high-profile drum battles with Dave Grohl are concerned. Bushell has elevated her profile with a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Ann Wilson, Metallica, Billy Corgan and More Cover Alice in Chains for Museum of Pop Culture Award Ceremony
December 2, 2020
Watch Ann Wilson, Metallica, Billy Corgan and More Cover Alice in Chains for Museum of Pop Culture Award Ceremony

On Tuesday night, a number of rock and roll luminaries paid homage to Alice in Chains, the recipients of the Museum of Pop Culture’s Founders Award. The Seattle-based rock/grunge band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Corey Taylor Grabs the Spotlight with New Album’CMFT,’ Live Stream Extravaganza
October 4, 2020
Corey Taylor Grabs the Spotlight with New Album’CMFT,’ Live Stream Extravaganza

If you think of Corey Taylor as “the lead singer of Slipknot and Stone Sour,” that’s true — but it doesn’t tell the whole story. Taylor is a rock and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/2-10/4: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Guitar.com Live, Democracy Comes Alive, Bruce Hornsby, Corey Taylor, Joan Osborne
October 2, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/2-10/4: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Guitar.com Live, Democracy Comes Alive, Bruce Hornsby, Corey Taylor, Joan Osborne

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/2: Queen + Adam Lambert, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters, Dawes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, William Shatner, Corey Taylor
September 28, 2020
New Music Out 10/2: Queen + Adam Lambert, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters, Dawes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, William Shatner, Corey Taylor

This Friday, Oct. 2 brings another batch of notable new music releases spanning genres and decades. It includes the first-ever live album from Queen + Adam Lambert, a new blues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eternal Wish
August 11, 2020
Eternal Wish

Formed in 2017 in Los Angeles, Blue Midnight released their debut album Eternal Wish in 2018. The album is known for it’s raw, emotive, and ethereal lyrics and music. It was produced by independent producer and Lunaris’ cousin, Sam Glaser, and mixed by Dave Fortman (slipknot, evanescence).

Rock Cellar Magazine | Avenged Sevenfold Singer M. Shadows Pens Reflective Essay Urging Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement
June 3, 2020
Avenged Sevenfold Singer M. Shadows Pens Reflective Essay Urging Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement

With so much of the country caught up in protests, curfews and controversy surrounding the May 25 police killing of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter movement has been on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Brian ‘Head’ Welch of Korn and Daughter Jennea In Conversation from the You Rock Foundation for Mental Health Awareness Month
May 15, 2020
Watch Brian ‘Head’ Welch of Korn and Daughter Jennea In Conversation from the You Rock Foundation for Mental Health Awareness Month

Loud Krazy Love is a documentary about Brian “Head” Welch, guitarist of the band Korn, focusing on the trials and tribulations that have come to shape the man and father...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals Officially Postponed Due to Coronavirus, New Dates in October 2020
March 10, 2020
Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals Officially Postponed Due to Coronavirus, New Dates in October 2020

UPDATE: The 2020 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach Festival have been postponed until October. A message from Goldenvoice came through on Tuesday afternoon: At the direction of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | South By Southwest (SXSW) Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns
March 6, 2020
South By Southwest (SXSW) Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Ongoing fears and concern regarding the spread of the coronavirus has prompted the city of Austin, Texas to cancel this year’s South By Southwest conference, the annual meet-up of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Citing Rehab Obligations, James Hetfield Issues Statement as Metallica Cancels Two Festival Dates
February 24, 2020
Citing Rehab Obligations, James Hetfield Issues Statement as Metallica Cancels Two Festival Dates

Metallica guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield headed back to rehab in late 2019 to combat his battles with addiction, and as of yet he hasn’t returned to full-on touring obligations with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dimebash 2020: More Details Revealed for Star-Studded Tribute to Dimebag Darrell at OC Observatory 1/16
January 10, 2020
Dimebash 2020: More Details Revealed for Star-Studded Tribute to Dimebag Darrell at OC Observatory 1/16

Next Thursday, January 16 — right as the NAMM Show begins —  big names from the heavy metal community will come together at the Observatory in Santa Ana, California for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dimebash 2020: Dave Grohl, More Rock Icons to Honor Dimebag Darrell in Santa Ana 1/16 (During NAMM Show Week)
January 7, 2020
Dimebash 2020: Dave Grohl, More Rock Icons to Honor Dimebag Darrell in Santa Ana 1/16 (During NAMM Show Week)

There was only one Dimebag Darrell Abbott, the loud-and-proud lead guitarist for heavy metal marauders Pantera — and there’s only one Dimebash. This year, it’s returning to the Observatory in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best Wishes to James Hetfield of Metallica as He Heads Back to Rehab for ‘Addiction’
September 30, 2019
Best Wishes to James Hetfield of Metallica as He Heads Back to Rehab for ‘Addiction’

Heavy metal music usually operates within a veneer of toughness and resilience — and the story of Metallica is no different. For decades, the thrash/metal band has been especially open...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cold Re-Emerges with a New Album, ‘The Things We Can’t Stop,’ and a Haunting Video for ‘Without You’
September 18, 2019
Cold Re-Emerges with a New Album, ‘The Things We Can’t Stop,’ and a Haunting Video for ‘Without You’

In 2000, amid all the angst of the “nu-metal” movement led by Limp Bizkit, Slipknot, Linkin Park, Korn and the like, a band called Cold hit it big with a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talking About Kittie’s 20th Anniversary and Upcoming Documentary/Book with Drummer Mercedes Lander
February 15, 2018
Talking About Kittie’s 20th Anniversary and Upcoming Documentary/Book with Drummer Mercedes Lander

This past January, Rock Cellar attended the 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Also attending this year’s event was Mercedes Lander, co-founder and drummer of the Canadian heavy metal band...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sights & Sounds From the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California (Photos)
January 30, 2017
Sights & Sounds From the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California (Photos)

Last weekend, RockCellarMagazine.com was lucky enough to have a booth at the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, one of the foremost music trade shows in the world. Best moment...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive: Corey Taylor Reveals Details About Stone Sour's Upcoming Album, 'Hydrograd'
January 23, 2017
Exclusive: Corey Taylor Reveals Details About Stone Sour's Upcoming Album, 'Hydrograd'

This past weekend at the 2017 NAMM Show, Rock Cellar had the exclusive opportunity to sit down with Corey Taylor, front man of hard rock/metal bands Slipknot and Stone Sour,...