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Rock Cellar Magazine | This Video is Definitely the Star Wars & Smash Mouth “All Star” Mashup You’ve Been Looking for
July 12, 2022
This Video is Definitely the Star Wars & Smash Mouth “All Star” Mashup You’ve Been Looking for

Below, enjoy a recently recirculated video mashup featuring the Star Wars universe — both the original trilogy of films from 1977, 1980 and 1983 and the newer trilogy that began...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talking Star Wars with the Hosts of “Thank the Maker: A Star Wars Podcast” (at Star Wars Celebration 2022)
June 9, 2022
Talking Star Wars with the Hosts of “Thank the Maker: A Star Wars Podcast” (at Star Wars Celebration 2022)

This past May 26-29, scum and villainy from across the galaxy convened at the Anaheim Convention Center for Star Wars Celebration, a massive convention celebrating all things Lucasfilm (and Lucasfilm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Star Wars Celebration 2022 Returns to Anaheim Convention Center May 26-29; Panel Schedule Revealed
April 27, 2022
Star Wars Celebration 2022 Returns to Anaheim Convention Center May 26-29; Panel Schedule Revealed

After a lengthy time away due to the COVID-19 pandemic and heightened safety protocols, Star Wars Celebration — a fan gathering to celebrate the Star Wars franchise and its many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: William Ryan Key on Taking a Leap with His New EP, Yellowcard’s Ups & Downs, Mental Health & Star Wars
February 3, 2022
Q&A: William Ryan Key on Taking a Leap with His New EP, Yellowcard’s Ups & Downs, Mental Health & Star Wars

William Ryan Key is, for lack of a better term, a key figure in pop/punk history. With Yellowcard, he hit a high note with 2003’s “Ocean Avenue,” a breakthrough single...

Rock Cellar Magazine | If You Love Star Wars and Heavy Metal, Galactic Empire Should Be Your May the 4th Soundtrack Forever
May 4, 2021
If You Love Star Wars and Heavy Metal, Galactic Empire Should Be Your May the 4th Soundtrack Forever

The music of Star Wars is well-known to just about everyone — even those that aren’t fans of the film series and its expanded universe knows some of its powerful...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy This Stop-Motion Video of a Jawa (from ‘Star Wars’) Shredding ‘Eruption’ in Tribute to Eddie Van Halen
January 26, 2021
Enjoy This Stop-Motion Video of a Jawa (from ‘Star Wars’) Shredding ‘Eruption’ in Tribute to Eddie Van Halen

Jawas are among the fiercest, most relentless pirates of the Star Wars universe. If you find yourself near a sandcrawler during your intergalactic travels, well, you’d better find a way...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Star Wars’ Actor David Prowse Died at 85 Due to COVID-19 Complications, According to His Daughter (Per Reports)
November 30, 2020
‘Star Wars’ Actor David Prowse Died at 85 Due to COVID-19 Complications, According to His Daughter (Per Reports)

News came through over the weekend that David Prowse, the acclaimed English actor known for roles in A Clockwork Orange and as the man in the Darth Vader suit in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the New ‘Lego Star Wars Holiday Special’ Premiering on Disney+ 11/17
November 5, 2020
Preview the New ‘Lego Star Wars Holiday Special’ Premiering on Disney+ 11/17

Disney recently announced a new Lego Star Wars Holiday Special, which is set to premiere on Disney+ on Nov. 17. The initial announcement was exciting for longtime fans of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Star Wars’ Favorites Billy Dee Williams, More to Return for ‘The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special,’ on Disney+ 11/17
October 15, 2020
‘Star Wars’ Favorites Billy Dee Williams, More to Return for ‘The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special,’ on Disney+ 11/17

As if the prospect of streaming every single Star Wars motion picture wasn’t already enough of a lure for fans of the sci-fi franchise to use Disney+, a new LEGO-themed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Will Premiere on Disney+ on May (the) 4th — Of Course — So it’s Time for a Marathon!
April 27, 2020
‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Will Premiere on Disney+ on May (the) 4th — Of Course — So it’s Time for a Marathon!

“May the Force be with you.” It’s as iconic a phrase that has ever been uttered, and it’s even its own “holiday” — May 4th, as in “May the 4th,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Some Epic Footage from ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,’ Due Out in December
August 26, 2019
Watch Some Epic Footage from ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,’ Due Out in December

On December 20, the saga will come to an end when Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits theaters. The film acts as the final chapter in the science fiction...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs With Star Wars References
December 4, 2015
Top 11 Songs With Star Wars References

This month, one of the most anticipated films of recent memory will be released. Star Wars: The Force Awakens will hit theaters on December 18, and has been all people...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coldplay Shares Video for “Biutyful,” Starring a Colorful Band of Puppets from Jim Henson’s Creature Shop
July 6, 2022
Coldplay Shares Video for “Biutyful,” Starring a Colorful Band of Puppets from Jim Henson’s Creature Shop

Coldplay premiered a music video for “Biutyful,” one of the most dreamlike songs featured on Music of the Spheres, the band’s grandiose new record released in October of 2021. An...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Angel Olsen Plays ‘Kimmel,’ ‘Big Time’ LP Out Now; ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour w/ Sharon Van Etten/Julien Baker Starts 7/21
June 8, 2022
Angel Olsen Plays ‘Kimmel,’ ‘Big Time’ LP Out Now; ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour w/ Sharon Van Etten/Julien Baker Starts 7/21

This past Friday, June 3, acclaimed singer/songwriter Angel Olsen released her new album, Big Time. As Olsen said in a statement, Big Time is very much a personal creative statement,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn Debuts Video for ‘Requiem’ LP Standout “Worst Is On Its Way”; Tour with Evanescence Starts in August
April 21, 2022
Korn Debuts Video for ‘Requiem’ LP Standout “Worst Is On Its Way”; Tour with Evanescence Starts in August

Back in early February, hard-rock titans Korn released their 14th studio album, Requiem — a pummeling reassertion of the band’s vitality. Among the album’s standout tracks was “Worst Is On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Coldplay’s Dystopian, Robot-Heavy New Video for “People of the Pride” (World Tour Starts This Month)
March 15, 2022
Watch Coldplay’s Dystopian, Robot-Heavy New Video for “People of the Pride” (World Tour Starts This Month)

The future depicted in the music video for “People of the Pride,” a new song from Coldplay, is cold, dystopian and littered with robots. Featured on the band’s latest album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mythbusters’ Co-Host and ‘White Rabbit Project’ Star Grant Imahara Dies at 49 After Suffering Brain Aneurysm
July 14, 2020
‘Mythbusters’ Co-Host and ‘White Rabbit Project’ Star Grant Imahara Dies at 49 After Suffering Brain Aneurysm

Grant Imahara, an electrical engineer/roboticist and TV host known for stints on the program Mythbusters and the Netflix series White Rabbit Project, passed away suddenly due to complications from a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Holy Wars Embrace the Darkness with Arresting New Music Video for ‘Legend’ (Watch)
July 2, 2019
Holy Wars Embrace the Darkness with Arresting New Music Video for ‘Legend’ (Watch)

The strongest art is forged from the darkest of places — and that’s the case with Los Angeles two-piece Holy Wars, who premiered a new music video this week. Titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turning Life-Changing Grief Into Powerful Art: Q and A with Holy Wars’ Kat Leon and Nicolas Perez
February 28, 2019
Turning Life-Changing Grief Into Powerful Art: Q and A with Holy Wars’ Kat Leon and Nicolas Perez

Sitting down with Kat Leon and Nicolas Perez of Holy Wars at an upscale cafe in Los Angeles, it’s quite easy to see how willing they are to open up and discuss...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Story of the Year Returns with “Real Life,” Bringing its Early 2000s Punk Sound Into the Present
August 24, 2022
Story of the Year Returns with “Real Life,” Bringing its Early 2000s Punk Sound Into the Present

Story of the Year, the St. Louis-based rock/punk/emo band that burst onto the scene in 2003 with its debut album, Page Avenue (and its era-defining single, “Until the Day I Die”),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Lit’s Ajay Popoff on New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold,’ the ‘That Thing You Do!’ Moment of “My Own Worst Enemy,” Riding in Dave Grohl’s Private Jet & More
June 27, 2022
Q&A: Lit’s Ajay Popoff on New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold,’ the ‘That Thing You Do!’ Moment of “My Own Worst Enemy,” Riding in Dave Grohl’s Private Jet & More

In 1999, an Orange County, California-based band named Lit released a song called “My Own Worst Enemy.” The lead single from the band’s second album, A Place in the Sun,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | February 2022 Issue
February 11, 2022
February 2022 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our February 2022 features. I’m Still Standing: Ian Anderson on Jethro Tull’s Return, Spinal Tap Moments & Music That Makes Him Want to ‘Wreak...

Rock Cellar Magazine | William Ryan Key (Ex-Yellowcard) Dives All the Way in with New Experimental EP, ‘Everything Except Desire’ (Listen)
February 11, 2022
William Ryan Key (Ex-Yellowcard) Dives All the Way in with New Experimental EP, ‘Everything Except Desire’ (Listen)

“I was already waist-deep in the pool, I just decided to dive all the way in.” That’s a phrase singer/songwriter William Ryan Key used in discussing his new EP, Everything...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Watch a Six-Minute Sneak Peek of Peter Jackson’s Anticipated ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary
December 21, 2020
Watch a Six-Minute Sneak Peek of Peter Jackson’s Anticipated ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary

It’s Christmas week, and with it comes a special treat for fans of John, Paul, George, and Ringo — and anybody looking forward to  The Beatles: Get Back, the anticipated...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Foo Fighters Reminisce Over the Past 25 Years (and Roast Themselves) in New ‘Times Like Those’ Video
November 23, 2020
Watch Foo Fighters Reminisce Over the Past 25 Years (and Roast Themselves) in New ‘Times Like Those’ Video

2020 was supposed to be a big year for the Foo Fighters — it marked the 25th anniversary of when Dave Grohl officially launched his post-Nirvana band with a self-titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Wherever I Go, He Goes’ —  Disney+ Shares Trailer for ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 (Premiering 10/30)
September 15, 2020
‘Wherever I Go, He Goes’ — Disney+ Shares Trailer for ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 (Premiering 10/30)

“Wherever I go, he goes.” The bond between Din Djarin, otherwise known as the titular star of Disney’s The Mandalorian, and “The Child” — otherwise known as Baby Yoda, is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Epic New Trailer for ‘Dune’ — Featuring Hans Zimmer’s Arrangement of Pink Floyd’s ‘Eclipse’
September 9, 2020
Watch the Epic New Trailer for ‘Dune’ — Featuring Hans Zimmer’s Arrangement of Pink Floyd’s ‘Eclipse’

On Wednesday, Warner Bros. Pictures shared a new trailer for Dune, a fresh cinematic take on the futuristic 1965 novel from Frank Herbert. The new adaptation is currently scheduled to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Sneak-Peek Promises More Action and, Of Course, More Baby Yoda/’The Child’
September 8, 2020
‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Sneak-Peek Promises More Action and, Of Course, More Baby Yoda/’The Child’

On Oct. 30, Disney+ will premiere the second season of The Mandalorian, its runaway success story/original series based in the Star Wars universe and featuring Baby Yoda — or “The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Very High Compliment: Dave Davies Told ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic He’s ‘Always Loved’ Al’s Kinks Parody ‘Yoda’
September 2, 2020
A Very High Compliment: Dave Davies Told ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic He’s ‘Always Loved’ Al’s Kinks Parody ‘Yoda’

Social media has its issues, but its core ability to connect everybody together at any point has really transformed our collective way of life — and, in some cases, opened...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Get Ready for More Baby Yoda Memes — ‘The Mandalorian’ Returns to Disney+ 10/30 with New Episodes
September 2, 2020
Get Ready for More Baby Yoda Memes — ‘The Mandalorian’ Returns to Disney+ 10/30 with New Episodes

Great news for fans of adorable miniature versions of beloved Star Wars characters: The Mandalorian will return to Disney+ on Oct. 30 with a batch of new episodes. This is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Actor Max von Sydow (1929-2020)
March 9, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Actor Max von Sydow (1929-2020)

On Monday, it was confirmed by Variety that iconic actor Max von Sydow had passed away over the weekend at the age of 90. Known for his many roles in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2020 Oscar Nominations Unveiled: ‘Joker,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Earn Top Honors (Full Details)
January 13, 2020
2020 Oscar Nominations Unveiled: ‘Joker,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Earn Top Honors (Full Details)

On Monday, the official 92nd Academy Awards nominations were announced, ahead of the Oscars ceremony which will air on Sunday, Feb. 9 on ABC. Leading the pack in terms of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | And Now, the Baby Yoda Song We All Need, Thanks to Nerf Herder’s Parry Gripp
December 10, 2019
And Now, the Baby Yoda Song We All Need, Thanks to Nerf Herder’s Parry Gripp

Baby Yoda. It has been impossible to browse the internet for five seconds these past few weeks without seeing a reference to the miniature Yoda character on Disney+‘s The Mandalorian,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Everybody Relax, Disney+ Will Be Up and Working 100 Percent Soon Enough
November 12, 2019
Everybody Relax, Disney+ Will Be Up and Working 100 Percent Soon Enough

When Disney announced Disney+, it felt like the entire planet was through the moon with excitement — and understandably so! After all, we’re talking about arguably the most well-known and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Alan Parsons’ New Video for ‘I Can’t Get There From Here,’ Featuring Footage from the Film ‘5-25-77’
March 21, 2019
Watch Alan Parsons’ New Video for ‘I Can’t Get There From Here,’ Featuring Footage from the Film ‘5-25-77’

On April 26, Alan Parsons will release a new studio album titled The Secret, which has been in the works for some time. Parsons recently premiered the song “Miracle,” featuring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: John McLaughlin and the Value of a Job Well Done
November 9, 2018
Behind the Curtain: John McLaughlin and the Value of a Job Well Done

In which writer Steve Rosen recounts his adventures with guitarist/composer John McLaughlin …  This story was originally meant to begin with a short preamble about how human beings are creatures...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch 'Bad Lip Reading' Video Turn Luke Skywalker's Yoda Encounter in 'The Empire Strikes Back' into an Infectious Song About Seagulls
November 29, 2016
Watch 'Bad Lip Reading' Video Turn Luke Skywalker's Yoda Encounter in 'The Empire Strikes Back' into an Infectious Song About Seagulls

In The Empire Strikes Back, the middle chapter of George Lucas’ original Star Wars trilogy, Luke Skywalker has an intense experience with a wise old Jedi master name Yoda on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 'Weird Al' Yankovic Celebrates Decades of Fun with Career-Spanning Hollywood Bowl Show (Recap)
July 25, 2016
'Weird Al' Yankovic Celebrates Decades of Fun with Career-Spanning Hollywood Bowl Show (Recap)

To attend a ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic concert is to immerse yourself in pop culture-themed musical bliss for an hour and a half. This past weekend, the legendary musician/parody artist and his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wilco, 'Schmilco': Preview Band's Upcoming LP with Two New Songs
July 19, 2016
Wilco, 'Schmilco': Preview Band's Upcoming LP with Two New Songs

Almost exactly one year ago, Wilco released a surprise-album called Star Wars. On Tuesday, the revered indie/rock band announced another record, the amusingly-titled Schmilco. Preview it with a song called Locator: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-b2CZK6JJM...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Moonage Daydream’ with Unique Mix of David Bowie’s “Modern Love”; Documentary/Album Out 9/16
August 25, 2022
Preview ‘Moonage Daydream’ with Unique Mix of David Bowie’s “Modern Love”; Documentary/Album Out 9/16

Moonage Daydream is a new film from director Brett Morgen (who helmed 2012’s Crossfire Hurricane Rolling Stones documentary, 2015’s Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck and 2017’s Jane) set for release this fall. Officially sanctioned by the David...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Mountain Goats’ ‘Bleed Out’ LP, Inspired by Classic Action Movies (Listen)
August 19, 2022
Out Now: The Mountain Goats’ ‘Bleed Out’ LP, Inspired by Classic Action Movies (Listen)

Bleed Out is a new studio album from celebrated indie rockers The Mountain Goats. Released today, Aug. 19, the record was billed as “a cinematic experience inspired by action movies...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview The Mountain Goats’ New Album ‘Bleed Out,’ Inspired by Action Movies of the 1960s/70s/80s (Out 8/19)
July 12, 2022
Preview The Mountain Goats’ New Album ‘Bleed Out,’ Inspired by Action Movies of the 1960s/70s/80s (Out 8/19)

On Aug. 19, revered indie/rock band The Mountain Goats will release a new record titled Bleed Out. Announced recently, the album is being billed as “a cinematic experience inspired by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Larkin Poe Plugs In with New Song “Bad Spell,” ‘Blood Harmony’ LP Out 11/11; World Tour On Now
May 19, 2022
Larkin Poe Plugs In with New Song “Bad Spell,” ‘Blood Harmony’ LP Out 11/11; World Tour On Now

Larkin Poe — the acclaimed indie/rock duo comprised of sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell — returned on Thursday with big news, and a loud sound. A new studio album, Blood Harmony, is...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wayne Kramer Revives MC5: ‘Heavy Lifting’ Tour in May, New Album ‘We Are All MC5’ in October
March 9, 2022
Wayne Kramer Revives MC5: ‘Heavy Lifting’ Tour in May, New Album ‘We Are All MC5’ in October

Basking in the glow of a long overdue Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nomination, Wayne Kramer has resurrected MC5 and will head out on a special tour in May...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Front Man Stefan Babcock Confronts Guilt Over Neglecting His Once-Favorite Guitar in “Matilda” Video
March 1, 2022
PUP Front Man Stefan Babcock Confronts Guilt Over Neglecting His Once-Favorite Guitar in “Matilda” Video

Canadian punk/indie band PUP has been busy previewing a new album titled The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND, due on April 1. The latest song shared from the record arrived on Tuesday in the form...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Cinematic and Visually Compelling New Video for Coldplay + Selena Gomez’s “Let Somebody Go”
February 7, 2022
Watch the Cinematic and Visually Compelling New Video for Coldplay + Selena Gomez’s “Let Somebody Go”

Released on the band’s October 2021 album Music of the Spheres, “Let Somebody Go” finds Chris Martin and Coldplay teaming up with singer/actor Selena Gomez on a slow-burning song about...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coldplay Reshuffles 2022 U.S. ‘Music of the Spheres’ Tour Dates, Some Gigs Postponed
January 28, 2022
Coldplay Reshuffles 2022 U.S. ‘Music of the Spheres’ Tour Dates, Some Gigs Postponed

Coldplay announced on Friday that “logistical issues” have forced some changes to the group’s planned U.S. tour dates. The statement: We’re very sorry to announce that due to logistical issues,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jason Isbell Keeps Promise to Georgia with ‘Georgia Blue’ Covers Album (ft. Brandi Carlile, Julien Baker, More)
October 18, 2021
Jason Isbell Keeps Promise to Georgia with ‘Georgia Blue’ Covers Album (ft. Brandi Carlile, Julien Baker, More)

On November 5th, 2020, singer-songwriter/musician Jason Isbell made a promise on twitter: “If Biden wins Georgia I’m gonna make a charity covers album of my favorite Georgia songs – REM,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Coldplay Reaches Even Higher with Sprawling, Epic New Album ‘Music of the Spheres’
October 14, 2021
Out Now: Coldplay Reaches Even Higher with Sprawling, Epic New Album ‘Music of the Spheres’

When it comes to Coldplay, at this point in the group’s career you can expect some of the biggest, most sweeping musical compositions of the pop/rock realm — and Chris...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coldplay Announce 2022 World Tour Ahead of New Album ‘Music of the Spheres,’ Out 10/15
October 14, 2021
Coldplay Announce 2022 World Tour Ahead of New Album ‘Music of the Spheres,’ Out 10/15

Get ready for a lot of Coldplay in 2022. On Thursday, the band lifted the curtain on a massive world tour scheduled for the spring, attached to a promise to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sabaton Supporting Judas Priest on ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour, Shares “Steel Commanders” Video (a Collab with ‘World of Tanks’)
September 8, 2021
Sabaton Supporting Judas Priest on ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour, Shares “Steel Commanders” Video (a Collab with ‘World of Tanks’)

Swedish heavy metal band Sabaton has a definite theme — war, and specifically the heroism of those who fight in wars. Such a theme would imply hard-charging riffs and pounding...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Iron Maiden Cancels 2020 Shows Due to COVID-19, Pushes ‘Legacy of the Beast Tour’ to Summer 2021
May 8, 2020
Iron Maiden Cancels 2020 Shows Due to COVID-19, Pushes ‘Legacy of the Beast Tour’ to Summer 2021

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Bruce Dickinson and Iron Maiden have canceled their scheduled 2020 tour dates. The news was revealed in a two-part Instagram post on Thursday....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Joe Perry and Aerosmith, Before and After Getting Clean
March 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Joe Perry and Aerosmith, Before and After Getting Clean

For this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen recalls various encounters with Joe Perry and Aerosmith at disparate points in the band’s career — first as a fledgling guitar god,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 320 Festival, ‘A Mental Health Movement,’ Coming 5/9 in L.A.: Q&A with Talinda Bennington, Widow of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington
March 10, 2020
320 Festival, ‘A Mental Health Movement,’ Coming 5/9 in L.A.: Q&A with Talinda Bennington, Widow of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington

On May 9, the 320 Festival will take place at L.A. Live in Los Angeles in hopes of advancing the conversation about mental health through face-to-face meetings with non-profit organizations,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Ray Manzarek of the Doors — and the Band’s Crucial 1970 — with Robby Krieger and John Densmore
February 11, 2020
Remembering Ray Manzarek of the Doors — and the Band’s Crucial 1970 — with Robby Krieger and John Densmore

Robby Kreiger and John Densmore of the Doors remember 1970, when the fabled Los Angeles band released Morrison Hotel, played some of its most incendiary shows and began one last,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Davies on the ‘New Beginning’ That the ‘Arthur’ Album Presented for the Kinks
November 14, 2019
Dave Davies on the ‘New Beginning’ That the ‘Arthur’ Album Presented for the Kinks

More than a half a century since its original release, The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society album is lauded as a landmark moment in rock and roll history...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Henry Rollins Talks Black Flag, Punk in Los Angeles and Living in the Future
October 10, 2019
Q&A: Henry Rollins Talks Black Flag, Punk in Los Angeles and Living in the Future

Black Flag was one of the most important bands to come out of the L.A. punk scene of the early-1980s. The band pioneered hardcore, and eventually post-hardcore, under the guiding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)
August 8, 2019
A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)

In the tradition of The Beatles Anthology, the Martin Scorsese-directed No Direction Home: Bob Dylan and the Grammy-nominated Long Strange Trip, the rapturously engaging new documentary David Crosby: Remember My...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next
May 6, 2019
King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next

For a long time, the music of King Crimson didn’t exist on streaming platforms — but just as Robert Fripp and his colleagues in the legendary prog/rock ensemble prepare for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Summer of Sorcery,’ the New Album from Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul
May 3, 2019
Out Now: ‘Summer of Sorcery,’ the New Album from Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul

For the first time in two decades, the man known around the music business as Little Steven has released a new album of original material with Summer of Sorcery, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The National Premiere New Black-And-White Music Video for ‘Hairpin Turns,’ from New Album ‘I Am Easy to Find’
May 1, 2019
The National Premiere New Black-And-White Music Video for ‘Hairpin Turns,’ from New Album ‘I Am Easy to Find’

I Am Easy to Find is the new album from indie/rock veterans The National. It will be released on May 17 via 4AD, and on Wednesday the band premiered a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The National Premieres Emotional New Video for ‘Light Years,’ New LP ‘I Am Easy to Find’ Out 5/17
April 4, 2019
The National Premieres Emotional New Video for ‘Light Years,’ New LP ‘I Am Easy to Find’ Out 5/17

The National‘s music elicits strong emotional responses from listeners. The poetry of vocalist Matt Berninger’s delivery, matched to the elegant compositions and resonant songwriting has earned the band the high...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Spotlight: Third Lung, Circe, Ida Mae, Larkin Poe and Robin Cause
February 18, 2019
New Music Spotlight: Third Lung, Circe, Ida Mae, Larkin Poe and Robin Cause

In this piece, enjoy a look at some up-and-coming acts that caught Rock Cellar’s attention lately …  Third Lung – Sooner or Later EP  Four-piece alternative rock band Third Lung...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Picking Up the Tab for Motley Crue’s Mick Mars
February 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Picking Up the Tab for Motley Crue’s Mick Mars

In his latest Behind the Curtain entry, veteran rock music scribe Steve Rosen details run-ins with Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars that didn’t quite go as planned … (Photo: Glen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go
October 11, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go

I remember it was a Wednesday night sometime in early 1980 when the phone rang. My friend, Craig, wanted to see a guitarist named Eric Johnson in Hollywood. I had...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain:  Frustrations and Challenges with Ginger Baker
March 14, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Frustrations and Challenges with Ginger Baker

Sometimes, interviews don’t go well. It’s part of the business, and as rock journalist Steve Rosen can attest in his latest Behind the Curtain entry, it happens.  I’m often asked,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | (Update) Rest in Peace, Carrie Fisher: 1956 – 2016
December 27, 2016
(Update) Rest in Peace, Carrie Fisher: 1956 – 2016

According to People Magazine, actress/author Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60 from complications associated with her recent heart attack: Iconic Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies at...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Director Oliver Stone Blows the Whistle on ‘Snowden’ – and Who He’ll Vote For (Q&A)
September 14, 2016
Director Oliver Stone Blows the Whistle on ‘Snowden’ – and Who He’ll Vote For (Q&A)

We live in highly polarized times and one of our era’s biggest lightning rods of divisiveness is Edward Snowden. Opinions remain sharply divided over the young intelligence agent and contractor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fix This U.S. Hunger Problem NOW!
April 2, 2013
Fix This U.S. Hunger Problem NOW!

Rock Cellar interviews co-directors Kristi Jacobson & Lori Silverbush about their startling new documentary "A Place at the Table" which suggests we have a serious hunger problem in this country. They give ideas on what we can do to help.

Rock Cellar Magazine | James Cromwell: Actor's Actor and Anti-Capitalist Activist
April 16, 2012
James Cromwell: Actor's Actor and Anti-Capitalist Activist

Actor James Cromwell is having a banner year: He played the chauffeur in The Artist, the Academy Award for Best Picture, and is now portraying the slave driver Pozzo in...

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

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

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

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