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Rock Cellar Magazine | Indoor Live Concerts to Return to England Beginning in August — with Proper Social Distancing Measures
July 21, 2020
Indoor Live Concerts to Return to England Beginning in August — with Proper Social Distancing Measures

England is approaching Stage 4 of its five-stage reopening plan enacted by the government as a means of slowly returning to “normal” after the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Vanilla Ice: ‘I Take Everything Serious with the Coronavirus,’ Promises Social Distancing, Masks at 7/3 Gig in Texas (UPDATE: Show Cancelled)
July 2, 2020
Vanilla Ice: ‘I Take Everything Serious with the Coronavirus,’ Promises Social Distancing, Masks at 7/3 Gig in Texas (UPDATE: Show Cancelled)

UPDATE 7/2: Vanilla Ice has cancelled his scheduled performance on Friday, announcing the news to his fans in a message on Instsagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CCJeT73pZJV/ ———————————– Original post: This Friday night, July...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Harry Styles’ ‘Watermelon Sugar’ Video (Dedicated to ‘Touching’) Will Make You Feel Like You’re Breaking Social Distancing Rules
May 18, 2020
Harry Styles’ ‘Watermelon Sugar’ Video (Dedicated to ‘Touching’) Will Make You Feel Like You’re Breaking Social Distancing Rules

Harry Styles said it himself in “Watermelon Sugar,” a standout song from the pop singer‘s December 2019 album Fine Line: I want more berries and that summer feelin’ It’s so wonderful and warm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Parks and Recreation’ Cast Reuniting Tonight 4/30 for Special Social Distancing One-Off Episode Benefiting Feeding America
April 30, 2020
‘Parks and Recreation’ Cast Reuniting Tonight 4/30 for Special Social Distancing One-Off Episode Benefiting Feeding America

This story has been updated on April 30 to reflect additional details surrounding the one-off Parks and Recreation reunion episode.  As far as contemporary television comedies are concerned, NBC’s Parks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘One More Minute’ is the Perfect Social Distancing Anthem, As He Demonstrated on ‘The Tonight Show’
March 31, 2020
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘One More Minute’ is the Perfect Social Distancing Anthem, As He Demonstrated on ‘The Tonight Show’

If you aren’t well-versed in the entire catalog of “Weird Al” Yankovic, you’re missing out on some real, hardcore entertainment. His classic albums find the musician/comedian trying all sorts of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Perform ‘Light of Day’ Separately While Maintaining Social Distancing Due to Self-Isolation
March 30, 2020
Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Perform ‘Light of Day’ Separately While Maintaining Social Distancing Due to Self-Isolation

Our new reality is one of separation and self-isolation, measures put in place in order to (hopefully) curb the spread of COVID-19 during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — but that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ (As Shared by Mick Fleetwood) and Other Classic Album Covers Reimagined for Social Distancing
March 25, 2020
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ (As Shared by Mick Fleetwood) and Other Classic Album Covers Reimagined for Social Distancing

The current stipulations and guidelines in place regarding social distancing and the committed effort we must all make in order to beat the coronavirus pandemic have thrown a wrench into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kelly Osbourne Promoting Social Distancing with #StayHomeForOzzy Challenge on Social Media
March 24, 2020
Kelly Osbourne Promoting Social Distancing with #StayHomeForOzzy Challenge on Social Media

Do it. #StayHomeForOzzy. That’s the new social distancing campaign rolled out by Kelly Osbourne on Monday night, as she unveiled a lengthy post on Instagram detailing how her parents, Ozzy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Your Weekend Social Distancing Home Viewing: Dead & Company’s Free #CouchTour Livestream, via Nugs.tv and Facebook
March 19, 2020
Your Weekend Social Distancing Home Viewing: Dead & Company’s Free #CouchTour Livestream, via Nugs.tv and Facebook

Right now, with our everyday way of life turned on its head as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, is the perfect time to hang out at home and refrain...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Simon Pegg & Nick Frost Recreated an Iconic ‘Shaun of the Dead’ Scene as a Coronavirus/Social Distancing PSA
March 19, 2020
Simon Pegg & Nick Frost Recreated an Iconic ‘Shaun of the Dead’ Scene as a Coronavirus/Social Distancing PSA

If you have a platform, use it for good. That’s what some cultural icons have been doing this week, in light of the coronavirus pandemic and the limitations and restrictions...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Please Follow the Beatles’ Example for Social Distancing During the Coronavirus Pandemic
March 16, 2020
Please Follow the Beatles’ Example for Social Distancing During the Coronavirus Pandemic

It’s on everybody’s mind right now, the news cycle twisting and turning and updating every few minutes: the coronavirus pandemic and, more directly, what we can all do to mitigate risk....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Angeles-Based Musical Collective The Tribe (ft. Singer John Pratt) Records ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’ While Socially Distancing
May 6, 2020
Los Angeles-Based Musical Collective The Tribe (ft. Singer John Pratt) Records ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’ While Socially Distancing

The time couldn’t be any better for the return of a song as powerful and anthemic as “With a Little Help from My Friends,” the classic Beatles track that was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Great White Apologizes for Concert Without Masks or Distancing Amid COVID-19, While Former Singer Jack Russell Clarifies He Wasn’t Involved
July 13, 2020
Great White Apologizes for Concert Without Masks or Distancing Amid COVID-19, While Former Singer Jack Russell Clarifies He Wasn’t Involved

Over the weekend, the band Great White found itself the subject of much controversy for playing a concert in North Dakota, in a scene that didn’t appear to have any...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy this Incredible Live-Action ‘The Simpsons’ Remake Borne Out of Social Isolation and Leftover Halloween Costumes
April 9, 2020
Enjoy this Incredible Live-Action ‘The Simpsons’ Remake Borne Out of Social Isolation and Leftover Halloween Costumes

With nearly the entire world pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re all faced with uncharted territory, a major upheaval to our ordinary way of life. We’re also confronted with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Just in Time for Valentine’s Day, Enjoy a New Animated Music Video for Air Supply’s Classic Hit “Lost in Love”
February 10, 2022
Just in Time for Valentine’s Day, Enjoy a New Animated Music Video for Air Supply’s Classic Hit “Lost in Love”

“Lost in Love” was among the career high points for Air Supply. After being re-recorded and re-released on the 1980 album of the same name, it became a huge hit...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Luke Spiller on the Struts’ Quarantine Album ‘Strange Days,’ Working with Def Leppard, Tom Morello, Robbie Williams & More
November 30, 2020
Q&A: Luke Spiller on the Struts’ Quarantine Album ‘Strange Days,’ Working with Def Leppard, Tom Morello, Robbie Williams & More

Luke Spiller tapped into the zeitgeist of the current pandemic when he wrote “Strange Days” on tour last summer. During the title track to The Struts’ vivacious third album, he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Survey: One-Third of British Musicians Say They Might Quit Due to COVID-19 Hardships & Uncertainty
September 24, 2020
Survey: One-Third of British Musicians Say They Might Quit Due to COVID-19 Hardships & Uncertainty

This week brought with it a concerning study from the U.K. concerning the future of musicians and the music industry as a whole, which has been devastated (like so many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The American Drive-In Tour 2020: Aaron Lewis (Staind) and Sully Erna (Godsmack) Playing Acoustic Gigs in October
September 15, 2020
The American Drive-In Tour 2020: Aaron Lewis (Staind) and Sully Erna (Godsmack) Playing Acoustic Gigs in October

Between them, Aaron Lewis and Sully Erna are responsible for some of the most successful mainstream hard-rock songs of the past twenty years — and in October, the pair (from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Struts and Robbie Williams Premiere Video for Their Anthem ‘Strange Days,’ from the Struts’ New LP Out 10/16
September 9, 2020
The Struts and Robbie Williams Premiere Video for Their Anthem ‘Strange Days,’ from the Struts’ New LP Out 10/16

Last week, English pop/rock stars of different eras teamed up effectively when The Struts and Robbie Williams premiered their new collaborative single, “Strange Days” — an anthem for these, well,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park Releases ‘Dropped Frames, Vol. 2’, a Second Digital Album of Instrumentals Created Live on Twitch (with Fans)
July 31, 2020
Out Now: Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park Releases ‘Dropped Frames, Vol. 2’, a Second Digital Album of Instrumentals Created Live on Twitch (with Fans)

Mike Shinoda, rapper/MC/multi-instrumentalist of Linkin Park, has kept plenty busy over the past few weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic — specifically, his home recording studio. On July 10 he released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty Celebrate the Return of Major League Baseball with a Spirited Rendition of ‘Centerfield’ on Acoustic Guitar
July 23, 2020
Watch John Fogerty Celebrate the Return of Major League Baseball with a Spirited Rendition of ‘Centerfield’ on Acoustic Guitar

Today, July 23, the 2020 Major League Baseball season returns after being delayed since mid-March by the COVID-19 pandemic. Stringent rules are in place to ensure the safety of players,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rose Parade Cancelled Due to COVID-19, Only its Fourth Cancellation Since 1891
July 15, 2020
Rose Parade Cancelled Due to COVID-19, Only its Fourth Cancellation Since 1891

On Wednesday, it was announced that the annual Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., will not take place in January 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and rising concern surrounding its...

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 | Watch Phoebe Bridgers Sing ‘I See You’ for ‘The Late Late Show’ From Her Car While Circling Around a Parking Lot
June 24, 2020
Watch Phoebe Bridgers Sing ‘I See You’ for ‘The Late Late Show’ From Her Car While Circling Around a Parking Lot

Singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers has earned rave reviews for her emotionally tinged indie/rock music over the past few years, but her appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Details First-Ever ‘Live from the Drive-In’ Concert Series with Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Jon Pardi, Nelly and More
June 22, 2020
Live Nation Details First-Ever ‘Live from the Drive-In’ Concert Series with Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Jon Pardi, Nelly and More

Live from the Drive-In is a new concert series from Live Nation, a direct response to the ongoing difficulties placed on the live music world as a result of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alien Ant Farm Covers ‘Everything She Wants’ by Wham!, Music Video Featuring Pals in 311, Hoobstank, P.O.D., Insane Clown Posse and More
June 1, 2020
Alien Ant Farm Covers ‘Everything She Wants’ by Wham!, Music Video Featuring Pals in 311, Hoobstank, P.O.D., Insane Clown Posse and More

On Friday, Alien Ant Farm returned with a new cover of a classic 1980s pop song — this time, “Everything She Wants,” a 1984 smash-hit from George Michael and Wham!...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Buzz: Coachella 2020 Might Be Moved Entirely to 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 28, 2020
Buzz: Coachella 2020 Might Be Moved Entirely to 2021 Due to COVID-19

Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival would have taken place over two sun-soaked weekends in April. The pandemic, just as it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Daltrey on COVID-19 Restrictions: ‘We Can’t Wrap Ourselves in Cotton Wool’
May 21, 2020
Roger Daltrey on COVID-19 Restrictions: ‘We Can’t Wrap Ourselves in Cotton Wool’

Anyone who knows anything about Roger Daltrey is most likely aware that the iconic vocalist of The Who doesn’t mince his words — and he remains as fiery as ever...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blues/Country Rocker Travis McCready Played the First ‘Pandemic Concert’ in the U.S. This Week, and it Was a Bit Surreal
May 20, 2020
Blues/Country Rocker Travis McCready Played the First ‘Pandemic Concert’ in the U.S. This Week, and it Was a Bit Surreal

On Monday night, blues/country rocker Travis McCready of the band Bishop Gunn played a live concert in front of fans at TempleLive in Fort Smith, Arkansas. In the era before...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play ‘Mother’ from Quarantine: ‘Watching ‘Mother’ Reminds Me Just How Irreplaceable the Joy of Being in a Band is’
May 18, 2020
Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play ‘Mother’ from Quarantine: ‘Watching ‘Mother’ Reminds Me Just How Irreplaceable the Joy of Being in a Band is’

Roger Waters and his touring band aren’t able to be out on the road right now — the COVID-19 pandemic postponed his anticipated This Is Not A Drill tour to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) Clairifies ‘My Days Are Numbered’ Comment Regarding COPD and Asthma (Taken from Interview with Dan Rather)
May 14, 2020
Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) Clairifies ‘My Days Are Numbered’ Comment Regarding COPD and Asthma (Taken from Interview with Dan Rather)

Earlier this week, Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull fame made headlines due to a new conversation with Dan Rather on AXS TV’s The Big Interview when discussing the incurable lung...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Cancels June/July 2020 Tour Due to COVID-19
May 13, 2020
Bob Dylan Cancels June/July 2020 Tour Due to COVID-19

Bob Dylan was supposed to head out on the road this summer on a tour with special guests Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, but the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has...

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 | Blue Oyster Cult Took a Break from Recording to Lay Down a Performance of ‘Lockdown Godzilla’ While Stuck at Home
May 6, 2020
Blue Oyster Cult Took a Break from Recording to Lay Down a Performance of ‘Lockdown Godzilla’ While Stuck at Home

The members of Blue Oyster Cult recently shot a video together. OK, maybe it wasn’t “together” in the literal sense due to social distancing rules and the coronavirus pandemic, but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The First ‘Drive-In Concert Tour’ in the U.S. is Happening in June, from Electronic/Experimental Artist Marc Rebillet
May 6, 2020
The First ‘Drive-In Concert Tour’ in the U.S. is Happening in June, from Electronic/Experimental Artist Marc Rebillet

The new revolution of live music facilitated by the COVID-19 pandemic may be on the cusp of breaking it in the United States, thanks to experimental musician/YouTuber Marc Rebillet. A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Action Skulls (Bill Mumy, Vicki Peterson and John Cowsill) Made an Album During COVID-19 Isolation; Stream ‘A Different World’
May 1, 2020
Action Skulls (Bill Mumy, Vicki Peterson and John Cowsill) Made an Album During COVID-19 Isolation; Stream ‘A Different World’

Action Skulls is a formidable musical project combining the many talents of Vicki Peterson of the Bangles, her husband, John Cowsill (drummer of Cowsills and the Beach Boys) and Bill...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You Can Now Buy The Doors-Themed Face Masks, Proceeds Benefiting the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Relief Fund
April 24, 2020
You Can Now Buy The Doors-Themed Face Masks, Proceeds Benefiting the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Doors have announced a special new product emblazoned with the band’s signature psychedelia: Non-medical face masks, designed with the coronavirus pandemic in mind and with 100 percent of proceeds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘One World: Together At Home’ Clips from Elton John, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Eddie Vedder, Stevie Wonder and More
April 20, 2020
Watch ‘One World: Together At Home’ Clips from Elton John, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Eddie Vedder, Stevie Wonder and More

This past Saturday evening, entertainers from around the world joined forces — remotely, of course, in the age of social distancing — to pay tribute to first responders and those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Report Suggests The Return of Concerts Might Not Be a ‘Plausible Possibility’ Until Fall 2021 Due to COVID-19
April 13, 2020
New Report Suggests The Return of Concerts Might Not Be a ‘Plausible Possibility’ Until Fall 2021 Due to COVID-19

Among the many elements of ‘normal life’ that have been upended as a result of the coronavirus pandemic is the live music industry. Concerts, which we all definitely took for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and the Bangles’ Susanna Hoffs Teamed Up to Cover ‘Manic Monday’ While Quarantined (Watch)
April 6, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and the Bangles’ Susanna Hoffs Teamed Up to Cover ‘Manic Monday’ While Quarantined (Watch)

Last week, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day announced his new “No Fun Mondays” series, in which he planned to upload one cover song each week during the coronavirus pandemic,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael McDonald Premieres Powerful New Cover of Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ — Listen
April 2, 2020
Michael McDonald Premieres Powerful New Cover of Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ — Listen

Today, April 2, would have been the 81st birthday of the legendary Marvin Gaye — so it was the perfect date for “yacht rock” king and all-around music icon Michael...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary, Premiering 4/10 on YouTube
April 2, 2020
Watch the ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’ Documentary, Premiering 4/10 on YouTube

The Coachella Valley Arts & Music Festival is a cultural phenomenon. Everybody knows about it. It doesn’t matter if you’ve gone every year since 1999 or have never gone —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watching Folks Play The ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Solo By Slamming Kitchen Cabinets is a Supremely Satisfying Experience
April 1, 2020
Watching Folks Play The ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Solo By Slamming Kitchen Cabinets is a Supremely Satisfying Experience

What can you do inside? Millions of people the world over are faced with that question right now as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. You could stream movies and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Paul Stanley Discuss Writing ‘Love Gun,’ Other KISS Songs in New Videos From His Home During Quarantine
April 1, 2020
Watch Paul Stanley Discuss Writing ‘Love Gun,’ Other KISS Songs in New Videos From His Home During Quarantine

Paul Stanley of KISS isn’t letting the stay-at-home ordinances put in place by the coronavirus pandemic keep him down — as he recently uploaded a few videos from his home...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) Launches ‘No Fun Mondays’ Cover Series with Johnny Thunders’ ‘You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory’
March 30, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) Launches ‘No Fun Mondays’ Cover Series with Johnny Thunders’ ‘You Can’t Put Your Arms Around a Memory’

It’s not much of a surprise that Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has felt especially creative recently, during the coronavirus pandemic. In normal circumstances, the singer/guitarist keeps himself pretty...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson Explains Why ‘The Weight’ Feels Like ‘Good Medicine’ in the Age of Coronavirus
March 30, 2020
Robbie Robertson Explains Why ‘The Weight’ Feels Like ‘Good Medicine’ in the Age of Coronavirus

Back in September, a star-studded cover of “The Weight,” the iconic song made famous by the Band decades, ago, was released as part of the Playing for Change campaign, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John, Billie Eilish, Alicia Keys, Billie Joe Armstrong, More Tapped for iHeartRadio ‘Living Room Concert’ 3/29
March 25, 2020
Elton John, Billie Eilish, Alicia Keys, Billie Joe Armstrong, More Tapped for iHeartRadio ‘Living Room Concert’ 3/29

This Sunday, March 29, iHeartRadio will host a special all-star concert event — the very type we need right now during the coronavirus pandemic. The Living Room Concert will feature...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Recorded a Cover of Tommy James & the Shondells’ ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ While in Coronavirus Quarantine
March 24, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Recorded a Cover of Tommy James & the Shondells’ ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ While in Coronavirus Quarantine

Self-isolation and social distancing are putting a strain on all of us. The guidelines put in place as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent shelter-in-place or safer-at-home designations...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Issues Heartfelt Message to Fans Regarding Coronavirus, Show Cancellations
March 23, 2020
Metallica Issues Heartfelt Message to Fans Regarding Coronavirus, Show Cancellations

Everything is being postponed or canceled these days, as the coronavirus pandemic‘s stronghold on our collective way of living remains in upheaval — and on Monday, Metallica sent out a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stuck Indoors Due to Coronavirus, These America Fans Turned ‘A Horse With No Name’ Into a Funny Video
March 23, 2020
Stuck Indoors Due to Coronavirus, These America Fans Turned ‘A Horse With No Name’ Into a Funny Video

We’re seeing all kinds of creativity lately, with nearly all of us stuck at home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent social distancing, shelter-in-place or safe-at-home ordinances...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Diamond Changed ‘Sweet Caroline’ Into a Coronavirus Hand-Washing PSA (‘Hands … Washing Hands …’)
March 22, 2020
Neil Diamond Changed ‘Sweet Caroline’ Into a Coronavirus Hand-Washing PSA (‘Hands … Washing Hands …’)

“Sweet Caroline” is an undisputed classic. Its refrain is chanted at sporting events around the world, the Neil Diamond signature anthem having become an enduring part of the cultural experience....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Liam Gallagher Turns Oasis Classics Into Coronavirus Hand-Washing Anthems (“Champagne Soapernova,” Anybody?)
March 21, 2020
Liam Gallagher Turns Oasis Classics Into Coronavirus Hand-Washing Anthems (“Champagne Soapernova,” Anybody?)

Free time is a dangerous thing — and while we’re all stuck at home due to the coronavirus pandemic forcing millions to stay ever-conscious of cleanliness and personal hygiene, it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | There’s a ‘Now That’s What I Call Coronavirus!’ Meme Video Making the Rounds
March 20, 2020
There’s a ‘Now That’s What I Call Coronavirus!’ Meme Video Making the Rounds

With a sudden wealth of free time on all of our schedules right now as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent quarantine/shelter-in-place ordinances put in place in major...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch #DontBeASpreader, a Coronavirus PSA from Mel Brooks + Son, Max Brooks
March 16, 2020
Watch #DontBeASpreader, a Coronavirus PSA from Mel Brooks + Son, Max Brooks

The world’s attention surrounds the coronavirus pandemic. Tours are canceled, supermarkets are packed (and, likely, ransacked), tensions are high, and … couches are filled. We’re being told to stay home if necessary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Condemns Marilyn Manson, Recalls Disturbing Visit to His Home
February 4, 2021
Phoebe Bridgers Condemns Marilyn Manson, Recalls Disturbing Visit to His Home

Phoebe Bridgers recalled a past visit to the home of Marilyn Manson in a post on social media shared by the singer/songwriter on Thursday, the latest high-profile artist to condemn...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era
August 18, 2020
Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era

Franke Previte is an acclaimed singer/songwriter whose work with Franke and the Knockouts achieved success in the 1980s before he co-wrote the Dirty Dancing anthems “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life,” “Hungry Eyes,” which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andrew McMahon Playing Drive-In Concerts 7/10-7/11 to Mark 15th Anniversary of Jack’s Mannequin ‘Everything in Transit’ (Live Stream Available)
June 16, 2020
Andrew McMahon Playing Drive-In Concerts 7/10-7/11 to Mark 15th Anniversary of Jack’s Mannequin ‘Everything in Transit’ (Live Stream Available)

We’ve begun seeing musical artists venture into uncharted territory in an effort to return to live music in the COVID-19 era, and on July 10 and 11, Andrew McMahon will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The ‘Drive-In Rave’ is Becoming a Thing in Germany Because of COVID-19, Revelers Honking Car Horns to the Pulsating Beat
May 5, 2020
The ‘Drive-In Rave’ is Becoming a Thing in Germany Because of COVID-19, Revelers Honking Car Horns to the Pulsating Beat

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the “pause” button on all forms of live music other than “quarantine” videos on Instagram or YouTube, the future of concerts and the live experience in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Will Play Ted Nugent on Quibi’s ‘Reno 911!’ Revival and His On-Screen Depiction is Startling
April 30, 2020
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Will Play Ted Nugent on Quibi’s ‘Reno 911!’ Revival and His On-Screen Depiction is Startling

On May 4, the new mobile streaming platform Quibi will premiere a new Reno 911! revival series, bringing Thomas Lennon’s Deputy Dangle and the misfit police force back to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview This Saturday’s Dead & Company Stream with a Cover of The Band’s ‘The Weight’ — Streaming 4/18 for COVID-19 Relief
April 16, 2020
Preview This Saturday’s Dead & Company Stream with a Cover of The Band’s ‘The Weight’ — Streaming 4/18 for COVID-19 Relief

This Saturday, Dead & Company will continue their One More Saturday Night live stream series with a gig from Alpine Valley in 2018. The latest edition of the jam band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Launching ‘Shakedown Stream’ Concert/Q&A Series 4/10, Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund
April 9, 2020
Grateful Dead Launching ‘Shakedown Stream’ Concert/Q&A Series 4/10, Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund

Deadheads of the world, you have more streaming opportunities coming your way soon while stuck indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic. This Friday, April 10 at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead to Begin Airing Concert Films on YouTube to Give Fans Something to Do at Home
April 8, 2020
Radiohead to Begin Airing Concert Films on YouTube to Give Fans Something to Do at Home

Don’t worry about sitting around bored at home (if you’re lucky enough to be in that position, given the hardship currently being caused by the coronavirus pandemic) — Radiohead has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace
April 6, 2020
May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace

It’s a Monday during the coronavirus pandemic. These are confusing, unusual times, anxiety riding high as we all wonder what’s around the bend. Stuck at home, we’re trying to find...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir Launching ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Weekly Series of Free, Streamable Live Shows
April 6, 2020
Bob Weir Launching ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Weekly Series of Free, Streamable Live Shows

Last month, Dead & Company announced a weekly livestream series in which unearthed live performances from their heralded history would be made available, for free, each Saturday — and now...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar & the Circle Jammed Out a New Song, ‘Funky Feng Shui,’ While on Coronavirus Isolation
March 30, 2020
Sammy Hagar & the Circle Jammed Out a New Song, ‘Funky Feng Shui,’ While on Coronavirus Isolation

When the going gets tough, the tough records a new song via mobile devices while self-isolating from each other. That’s the mantra of Sammy Hagar & the Circle, as the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Launching #MetallicaMondays Streaming Concert Series with Slane Castle Gig Tonight 3/23
March 23, 2020
Metallica Launching #MetallicaMondays Streaming Concert Series with Slane Castle Gig Tonight 3/23

Monday brought with it two key announcements in the world of Metallica. First, the band sent out a heartfelt message to fans via social media regarding the coronavirus pandemic and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Survival: Music for Making It Through 2020
March 19, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Survival: Music for Making It Through 2020

Our Top 11 Survival Songs  first surfaced in 2015, but the current coronavirus pandemic that has the entire planet in its grasp, most of us self-isolating and socially distancing ourselves...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Postpone U.S. ‘No Filter’ Tour Dates Due to Coronavirus
March 17, 2020
Rolling Stones Postpone U.S. ‘No Filter’ Tour Dates Due to Coronavirus

It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise anymore to see an anticipated tour postponed or canceled as a result of global concern over the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s still...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coldplay’s Chris Martin Livestreamed an Intimate Performance on Instagram Because of the Coronavirus
March 17, 2020
Coldplay’s Chris Martin Livestreamed an Intimate Performance on Instagram Because of the Coronavirus

Being stuck inside is no fun. We’re being told to socially distance ourselves from loved ones and friends as the planet comes to grips with the realities of the coronavirus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Buck Van Deer: Eco-Terrorist
June 8, 2011
Buck Van Deer: Eco-Terrorist

Animal welfare advocates in upstate New York received unexpected aid last year from an anonymous, bizarre “Deer-Man,” who waged a multi-pronged and ultimately successful attack campaign against a controversial and...