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Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Take a Ride with Steve Vai on ‘Inviolate,’ the Guitar Wizard’s New Studio Record
January 28, 2022
Out Now: Take a Ride with Steve Vai on ‘Inviolate,’ the Guitar Wizard’s New Studio Record

Guitar icon Steve Vai recently announced he had to postpone the start of his 2022 tour to the fall due to a surgical procedure, but that setback didn’t affect the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Vai Postpones 2022 Tour from January to September; Needs Surgical Procedure
January 19, 2022
Steve Vai Postpones 2022 Tour from January to September; Needs Surgical Procedure

Guitarist Steve Vai announced this week that his planned North American tour that was to begin on Jan. 27 has been postponed to the fall due to his need of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Vai Debuts “Zeus in Chains” Video; New Album ‘Inviolate’ & U.S. Tour Coming in Late January
January 13, 2022
Steve Vai Debuts “Zeus in Chains” Video; New Album ‘Inviolate’ & U.S. Tour Coming in Late January

On Jan. 28, iconic guitarist Steve Vai will release a new studio album titled Inviolate. Vai has been previewing the record in recent weeks with a few tracks, and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Vai Previews New Album ‘Inviolate’ with “Little Pretty” Performance Video
December 22, 2021
Steve Vai Previews New Album ‘Inviolate’ with “Little Pretty” Performance Video

Steve Vai shared a performance video of "Little Pretty," a song from his upcoming album, 'Inviolate,' due out in late January

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Vai: New Album ‘Inviolate,’ 54-Date U.S. Tour Coming in January (Pre-Order)
December 2, 2021
Steve Vai: New Album ‘Inviolate,’ 54-Date U.S. Tour Coming in January (Pre-Order)

On Jan. 28, guitar icon Steve Vai will release a new album titled Inviolate — his first studio album since 2016’s Modern Primitive and his 10th solo album overall. Here’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tonight 9/17: Watch the ‘Six String Salute’ Virtual Concert Benefiting Crew Nation (ft. Steve Vai, Joel Hoekstra, Halestorm, Nita Strauss and More)
September 17, 2020
Tonight 9/17: Watch the ‘Six String Salute’ Virtual Concert Benefiting Crew Nation (ft. Steve Vai, Joel Hoekstra, Halestorm, Nita Strauss and More)

Tonight, Sept. 17, a gathering of some of the best guitarists currently making music will join forces for a virtual concert benefiting Crew Nation, Live Nation’s global relief fund for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Today 8/18: Watch Whitesnake ‘Live At Donington 1990’ with a Pre-Show Q&A Live Stream ft. David Coverdale, Steve Vai, Adrian Vandenberg, Rudy Sarzo and Tommy Aldridge
August 18, 2020
Today 8/18: Watch Whitesnake ‘Live At Donington 1990’ with a Pre-Show Q&A Live Stream ft. David Coverdale, Steve Vai, Adrian Vandenberg, Rudy Sarzo and Tommy Aldridge

Today, Aug. 18, a special live stream event replaying the classic Whitesnake Live at Donington 1990 will stream on YouTube and the band‘s Facebook page to mark the album’s 30th...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Nuno Bettencourt Cover Classics from Queen, Radiohead and Heart with Julian Lennon, Nancy Wilson, Steve Vai, Brian May and More (from an AXS TV Special)
August 12, 2020
Watch Nuno Bettencourt Cover Classics from Queen, Radiohead and Heart with Julian Lennon, Nancy Wilson, Steve Vai, Brian May and More (from an AXS TV Special)

World-class guitarist Nuno Bettencourt was recently the focus of an hour-long special that aired on AXS TV on Aug. 3. At Home And Social With Nuno Bettencourt & Friends found...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Steve Vai
July 8, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Steve Vai

I have interviewed Steve Vai probably 10 times over the course of the past 30 years or so. Each and every time he has been nothing less than engaged, bright,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Beck Announces U.S. Tour Starting 9/23; New Album with Johnny Depp, ’18,’ Available Now
August 15, 2022
Jeff Beck Announces U.S. Tour Starting 9/23; New Album with Johnny Depp, ’18,’ Available Now

Guitar icon Jeff Beck remains a busy man, and will launch a tour of the United States beginning on Sept. 23. The news was announced on Monday, and comes on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bastards of Fine Arts (Featuring Matt Keating & Steve Mayone) Release Debut Album “A Good Sign” (Listen Here)
August 3, 2022
Bastards of Fine Arts (Featuring Matt Keating & Steve Mayone) Release Debut Album “A Good Sign” (Listen Here)

The Bastards of Fine Arts is a new band with old roots:  Co-leaders Matt Keating and Steve Mayone have been part of the NYC music scene for decades, and each...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Trip Inside the Brand New Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa with Director Steven Jenkins
May 13, 2022
Take a Trip Inside the Brand New Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa with Director Steven Jenkins

This month, a new chapter in Tulsa, Oklahoma’s storied cultural history unfolded when the Bob Dylan Center opened in a 100-plus-year-old, 29,000 square foot former paper mill.  A boon for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sheryl Crow Showtime Documentary, ‘Sheryl,’ and Accompanying 35-Song Soundtrack: Available Now
May 6, 2022
Sheryl Crow Showtime Documentary, ‘Sheryl,’ and Accompanying 35-Song Soundtrack: Available Now

Today, May 6, brings with it two big releases for nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow — first, the Showtime premiere of a new documentary film about her life and career,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | BeachLife Festival (5/13-15) Live Stream; Watch Weezer, Smashing Pumpkins, Steve Miller Band, 311, Sheryl Crow, Black Pumas, Stone Temple Pilots & More
May 3, 2022
BeachLife Festival (5/13-15) Live Stream; Watch Weezer, Smashing Pumpkins, Steve Miller Band, 311, Sheryl Crow, Black Pumas, Stone Temple Pilots & More

Coming up on May 13-15, a number of musical acts spanning genres and eras will convene in picturesque Redondo Beach, California for the BeachLife Festival — and even if you...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sheryl Crow Shares “Forever,” from New Showtime Documentary; Soundtrack Available for Pre-Order
April 22, 2022
Sheryl Crow Shares “Forever,” from New Showtime Documentary; Soundtrack Available for Pre-Order

“Forever” is a new song from Sheryl Crow attached to Sheryl, the upcoming documentary from Amy Scott that will tell the story of the nine-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter‘s life and career....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Set 2022 Tour (ft. Steve Lukather, Colin Hay, Warren Ham, Hamish Stuart, Greg Bissonette, Edgar Winter)
February 7, 2022
Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Set 2022 Tour (ft. Steve Lukather, Colin Hay, Warren Ham, Hamish Stuart, Greg Bissonette, Edgar Winter)

Later this spring, Ringo Starr will hit the road once again with his esteemed All-Starr Band, and on Monday the Beatles legend unveiled an updated tour schedule and details regarding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | BeachLife Festival 2022: Steve Miller Band, Sheryl Crow, Smashing Pumpkins, Weezer, 311, Black Pumas, More (Info)
January 10, 2022
BeachLife Festival 2022: Steve Miller Band, Sheryl Crow, Smashing Pumpkins, Weezer, 311, Black Pumas, More (Info)

On May 13-15, 2022, a number of musical acts spanning genres and eras will convene in picturesque Redondo Beach, California for the BeachLife Festival — and this year’s event looks...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Available Now: ‘Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen’ Book, a Definitive EVH Oral History
October 6, 2021
Available Now: ‘Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen’ Book, a Definitive EVH Oral History

ERUPTION: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen is a new book published this week by Hachette Books that is billed in a news release as ” a candid, compulsively readable, and definitive oral...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream Billy Idol’s Gritty ‘The Roadside’ EP, Four New Songs with Steve Stevens and Producer Butch Walker
September 17, 2021
Out Now: Stream Billy Idol’s Gritty ‘The Roadside’ EP, Four New Songs with Steve Stevens and Producer Butch Walker

Legendary English rock icon Billy Idol returned recently with “Bitter Taste,” a reflective new song and music video expressing some raw emotions and dark energy — visually referencing Idol’s near-fatal...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James’: Q&A with Director Sacha Jenkins & Producer Steve Rivo
September 10, 2021
‘Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James’: Q&A with Director Sacha Jenkins & Producer Steve Rivo

As the 1980s loomed, Motown Records, once a pop music, culture-defining juggernaut, seemed to be on its last legs. Then, along came Rick James.  Although James had spent almost two...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Sheryl Crow’s Career-Spanning ‘Live from the Ryman & More,’ Available on CD and 4-LP Set (Listen)
August 16, 2021
Out Now: Sheryl Crow’s Career-Spanning ‘Live from the Ryman & More,’ Available on CD and 4-LP Set (Listen)

This past Friday, Aug. 13, Sheryl Crow released Live from the Ryman & More, a 27-track collection of live recordings culled from a series of performances in 2019 from the iconic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Charlie Watts to Miss Rolling Stones’ Fall 2021 ‘No Filter’ Tour Dates, Steve Jordan to Fill in on Drums
August 5, 2021
Charlie Watts to Miss Rolling Stones’ Fall 2021 ‘No Filter’ Tour Dates, Steve Jordan to Fill in on Drums

This fall, The Rolling Stones will resume their anticipated No Filter U.S. tour dates, but a familiar face will not be participating: Charlie Watts. Watts and the band made the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: New Solo Albums from Both Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams of Toto (Listen)
February 26, 2021
Out Now: New Solo Albums from Both Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams of Toto (Listen)

Two distinguished members of the beloved band Toto. Two new solo albums. One release day. It was a coordinated effort from Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams to link each other’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Covers Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’,’ ft. Rosanne Cash, Jason Isbell, Steve Earle & the War and Treaty
February 5, 2021
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Covers Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’,’ ft. Rosanne Cash, Jason Isbell, Steve Earle & the War and Treaty

On Friday, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band shared a new cover of the Bob Dylan classic, “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” accompanied by a host of special guests. Accompanying the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Earle Honors His Late Son, Justin Townes Earle, with Touching New Tribute Album ‘J.T.’ (Listen)
January 4, 2021
Steve Earle Honors His Late Son, Justin Townes Earle, with Touching New Tribute Album ‘J.T.’ (Listen)

Back in late August, acclaimed singer/songwriter Justin Townes Earle passed away at just 38 years of age. His tragic passing inspired a musical tribute from his father, Steve Earle, who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch Dec. 4-6: Lindsey Buckingham, CatSong Festival (Yusuf/Cat Stevens Virtual Event), Liam Gallagher, Darlene Love, More
December 4, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch Dec. 4-6: Lindsey Buckingham, CatSong Festival (Yusuf/Cat Stevens Virtual Event), Liam Gallagher, Darlene Love, More

This weekend, Dec. 4 – 6, brings with it more music live stream concerts that ought to be of interest to fans of multiple genres and eras, so with COVID-19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yusuf/Cat Stevens: 50th Anniversary ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ & ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ Editions Out Now; CatSong Festival 12/5
December 4, 2020
Yusuf/Cat Stevens: 50th Anniversary ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ & ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ Editions Out Now; CatSong Festival 12/5

Today, Dec. 4, legendary singer/songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens released two special 50th anniversary editions of his crucial 1970 albums, Tea for the Tillerman and Mona Bone Jakon. The two new massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | CatSong Festival: 40+ Artists (ft. Dave Matthews, Haim, More) to Cover Yusuf/Cat Stevens in Special 12/5 Live Stream Event
November 30, 2020
CatSong Festival: 40+ Artists (ft. Dave Matthews, Haim, More) to Cover Yusuf/Cat Stevens in Special 12/5 Live Stream Event

This coming Friday, Dec. 4, legendary singer/songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens will commemorate the 50th anniversaries of his crucial 1970 albums Mona Bone Jakon and Tea For the Tillerman with special reissues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Available to Stream 11/27: ‘Zappa,’ an Official Frank Zappa Documentary from ‘Bill & Ted’ Star Alex Winter
November 25, 2020
Available to Stream 11/27: ‘Zappa,’ an Official Frank Zappa Documentary from ‘Bill & Ted’ Star Alex Winter

If you’re in need of something fresh to watch from the comfort (and safety) of your couch this Thanksgiving weekend, beginning on Friday, Nov. 27 a special new documentary on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yusuf/Cat Stevens Previews ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ Reissue with Long-Lost Video for ‘Lady D’Arbanville’
November 5, 2020
Yusuf/Cat Stevens Previews ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ Reissue with Long-Lost Video for ‘Lady D’Arbanville’

Back in mid-September, legendary singer/songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens released Tea for the Tillerman², a 50th anniversary reimagining of his classic 1970 album — but he had plenty more up his sleeve in terms of archival...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yusuf/Cat Stevens Announces 50th Anniversary Reissues of ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ & ‘Tea for the Tillerman,’ Coming 12/4
October 22, 2020
Yusuf/Cat Stevens Announces 50th Anniversary Reissues of ‘Mona Bone Jakon’ & ‘Tea for the Tillerman,’ Coming 12/4

Back in mid-September, legendary singer/songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens released Tea for the Tillerman², a 50th anniversary reimagining of his classic 1970 album — but he had plenty more up his sleeve...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Hackett Shares ‘The Cinema Show’ from ‘Selling England By The Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live At Hammersmith’
September 28, 2020
Steve Hackett Shares ‘The Cinema Show’ from ‘Selling England By The Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live At Hammersmith’

In 2019, legendary guitarist Steve Hackett embarked on an ambitious and crowd-pleasing tour, and recordings from those shows comprise Selling England By The Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live At Hammersmith, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Guitarist Steve Hackett Forges Ahead with Autobiography, Live Album and More on the Way
September 15, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Guitarist Steve Hackett Forges Ahead with Autobiography, Live Album and More on the Way

Introducing Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing. Each month, we’ll visit with a veteran artist that you may not previously have known is still producing vibrant, new music and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Steve Hackett’s ‘Selling England By The Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live At Hammersmith’ Live Set Out 10/16
September 8, 2020
Preview Steve Hackett’s ‘Selling England By The Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live At Hammersmith’ Live Set Out 10/16

In 2019, legendary guitarist Steve Hackett embarked on an ambitious and crowd-pleasing tour, and on Oct. 16 he’ll release Selling England By The Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live At Hammersmith,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Badfinger’s Joey Molland: ‘Be True To Yourself’ Album Out 10/16, ft. Micky Dolenz, Julian Lennon, Jason Scheff and Steve Holley (Preview)
August 18, 2020
Badfinger’s Joey Molland: ‘Be True To Yourself’ Album Out 10/16, ft. Micky Dolenz, Julian Lennon, Jason Scheff and Steve Holley (Preview)

This fall, Joey Molland — guitarist/singer/songwriter of the legendary group Badfinger — will release a new solo album, his first of new material in nearly a decade. (Click here to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Paul McCartney Releases Anticipated ‘Flaming Pie’ Reissue, Available in a Variety of Formats (Listen/Stream)
July 30, 2020
Out Now: Paul McCartney Releases Anticipated ‘Flaming Pie’ Reissue, Available in a Variety of Formats (Listen/Stream)

Sir Paul McCartney has spent much of the past few weeks readying the release of a lavish reissue of Flaming Pie, his 1997 solo album that incorporated recordings made by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Legendary Guitarist Steve Howe Explores What ‘Love Is’ with Sprawling New Album (Q&A)
July 30, 2020
Legendary Guitarist Steve Howe Explores What ‘Love Is’ with Sprawling New Album (Q&A)

Breaking big in the States in the early ‘70s with The Yes Album, music fans first became acquainted with the exceptional six string gifts of Steve Howe on tracks like...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sunday 8/2: Watch a Re-Broadcast of a Live Stream Gig from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)
July 28, 2020
Sunday 8/2: Watch a Re-Broadcast of a Live Stream Gig from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)

About a month ago, The Immediate Family — a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Sufjan Stevens: Stream ‘My Rajneesh,’ the (10-Minute) B-Side to His New (12-Minute) Single ‘America’
July 10, 2020
New from Sufjan Stevens: Stream ‘My Rajneesh,’ the (10-Minute) B-Side to His New (12-Minute) Single ‘America’

Two songs, 22 minutes. That’s not the sort of thing you’d expect from nearly any musical act, but Sufjan Stevens isn’t just any musical act. The innovative and always creatively...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens Returns: Stream ‘America,’ His New 12-and-a-Half-Minute Single
July 3, 2020
Sufjan Stevens Returns: Stream ‘America,’ His New 12-and-a-Half-Minute Single

Just in time for the 4th of July holiday weekend, acclaimed indie/experimental singer/songwriter Sufjan Stevens has premiered a new song titled “America.” It’s the first song released from Stevens’ upcoming...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens: New Album ‘The Ascension’ Announced, Single ‘America’ Premiering 7/3
June 30, 2020
Sufjan Stevens: New Album ‘The Ascension’ Announced, Single ‘America’ Premiering 7/3

On Sept. 25, Sufjan Stevens will release his eighth solo album, The Ascension, via Asthmatic Kitty. The record was announced on Tuesday, along with word that the album’s lead single,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Van Zandt Launching ‘The Qoolest Quarantine Qollection,’ Replaying Top Interviews from Little Steven’s Underground Garage
April 2, 2020
Steven Van Zandt Launching ‘The Qoolest Quarantine Qollection,’ Replaying Top Interviews from Little Steven’s Underground Garage

The man they call Little Steven — a.k.a. Steven Van Zandt, renowned musician and member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band — is rolling out a special 12-week batch of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Howe of Yes Releasing New Solo Album, ‘Love Is,’ in April
February 17, 2020
Steve Howe of Yes Releasing New Solo Album, ‘Love Is,’ in April

Steve Howe, renowned guitarist known for his contributions in and around prog-rock masters Yes since he joined the band in 1970, has a new solo record in the works for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steely Dan and Steve Winwood Announce ‘Earth After Hours’ Summer Tour
January 15, 2020
Steely Dan and Steve Winwood Announce ‘Earth After Hours’ Summer Tour

This summer, two legendary acts will merge when Steely Dan and Steve Winwood head out on the Earth After Hours tour across North America. The two acts will take the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Steve Miller Band’s Expanded ‘Welcome to the Vault’ Box Set (Listen)
October 11, 2019
Out Now: Steve Miller Band’s Expanded ‘Welcome to the Vault’ Box Set (Listen)

Over the past few months, the Steve Miller Band has been previewing a massive new box set — and today, Oct. 11, Welcome to the Vault was released. It’s a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream an Alternate Take of the Steve Miller Band’s ‘Space Cowboy,’ from the New ‘Welcome to the Vault’ Box Set
September 25, 2019
Stream an Alternate Take of the Steve Miller Band’s ‘Space Cowboy,’ from the New ‘Welcome to the Vault’ Box Set

On Oct. 11, the Steve Miller Band will release Welcome To The Vault, a detailed collection of rare/unreleased/demo recordings from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band‘s iconic career....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Say Wow!’, Another Song from the Steve Miller Band’s ‘Welcome To The Vault’ Box Set Out 10/11
August 16, 2019
Hear ‘Say Wow!’, Another Song from the Steve Miller Band’s ‘Welcome To The Vault’ Box Set Out 10/11

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ensemble the Steve Miller Band is preparing to release Welcome to The Vault, a special collection of rare/unreleased/demo recordings scheduled for release on October...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Love is Strange,’ an Unreleased Song from the New Steve Miller Band ‘The Vault’ Box Set
July 26, 2019
Hear ‘Love is Strange,’ an Unreleased Song from the New Steve Miller Band ‘The Vault’ Box Set

On October 11, the Steve Miller Band will release Welcome To The Vault, a massive new box set featuring a number of rare songs, demo recordings and other unreleased material...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Four Classic Reissued Paul McCartney Live Albums Available Now (Listen)
July 12, 2019
Four Classic Reissued Paul McCartney Live Albums Available Now (Listen)

Today, July 12, Sir Paul McCartney released four reissued live albums from his heralded solo career, spanning decades and a number of projects he’s been associated with, whether the Beatles,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Miller Band Announces ‘Welcome To the Vault’ Box Set Spanning Six Decades Out 10/11 — Stream a Demo of ‘Rock’n Me’
June 12, 2019
Steve Miller Band Announces ‘Welcome To the Vault’ Box Set Spanning Six Decades Out 10/11 — Stream a Demo of ‘Rock’n Me’

For the first time in the band’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame career, the Steve Miller Band‘s vaults are opening up for an expansive new box set spanning six...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Sufjan Stevens’ Two New Songs Released in Celebration of Pride Month
May 29, 2019
Hear Sufjan Stevens’ Two New Songs Released in Celebration of Pride Month

The month of June will be LGBT Pride Month in commemoration of the Stonewall Riots of 1969 and to bring awareness to the LGBT community around the world. To celebrate...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Steve Lukather and Toto
June 19, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Steve Lukather and Toto

During Steve Lukather’s 40+ years as a guitar player and professional musician, he has done some stuff and seen some things. Some remarkable, insane, unbelievable things. Here are just a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Steve Hackett: Stream 'The Skeleton Gallery,' Off His Upcoming Album 'The Night Siren'
February 3, 2017
New from Steve Hackett: Stream 'The Skeleton Gallery,' Off His Upcoming Album 'The Night Siren'

Guitarist/songwriter Steve Hackett, known for his work with Genesis and as a prolific solo artist, has a new album coming out in March. Titled The Night Siren, we spotlighted the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guitarist Steve Howe of Yes (Interview)
March 4, 2013
Guitarist Steve Howe of Yes (Interview)

Steve Howe, a 40-year rock veteran chats with Rock Cellar Magazine about the evolution of Yes, life on the road as a vegetarian, and the rising interest of albums in the singles-driven digital age.

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS: The Vibe, Energy and Guitars — Lots of Guitars — from the First NAMM Show in Anaheim Since Jan. 2020
June 9, 2022
PHOTOS: The Vibe, Energy and Guitars — Lots of Guitars — from the First NAMM Show in Anaheim Since Jan. 2020

This past weekend, the masses descended upon the Anaheim Convention Center for The NAMM Show — the first such gathering since January 2020, shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic. For those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Inspirational Guitarist/Composer Jason Becker Discusses His Musical Heroes and Journey Along the Way
October 26, 2020
Q&A: Inspirational Guitarist/Composer Jason Becker Discusses His Musical Heroes and Journey Along the Way

Jason Becker, the guitarist who has maintained a prolific career despite being dealt a tough hand — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease — is an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and More
September 17, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and More

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Cellar Video Vault
August 27, 2020
Rock Cellar Video Vault

Rock Cellar Video Vault Home Performances Daryl’s House Mike’s Picks Latest Music Videos Indie Artist Spotlight All Together Now LA – Telethon Performance Highlights Jeff Bridges – What A Little...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 51st Birthday to Guitarist, Composer and Inspiration to Us All, Jason Becker
July 22, 2020
Happy 51st Birthday to Guitarist, Composer and Inspiration to Us All, Jason Becker

Happy Birthday to an amazing talent and force in the music industry: Jason Becker (click here to browse his catalog of music via our Rock Cellar Store). Truthfully, I was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Polar Bear,’ a Blisteringly Epic New Anthem from Alcatrazz — First New Album Since 1986 Coming on 7/31
May 5, 2020
Hear ‘Polar Bear,’ a Blisteringly Epic New Anthem from Alcatrazz — First New Album Since 1986 Coming on 7/31

It’s been a LONG time since the world heard from Alcatrazz in the form of a new album — and on July 31, the heavy metal band will release Born...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Guitar Tips from Larry Carlton
July 12, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Guitar Tips from Larry Carlton

Larry Carlton walked out onstage at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas on a hot and sticky afternoon on June 6, 2004. Dressed casually and nothing like a rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Few Questions with Spinal Tap Legend Derek Smalls at the NAMM Show 2019
January 30, 2019
A Few Questions with Spinal Tap Legend Derek Smalls at the NAMM Show 2019

When given a rare one-on-one conversation with Derek Smalls, bassist of mythical and oh-so-very-loud rock and roll icons Spinal Tap, what would one ask? At the NAMM Show in Anaheim...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: The Unique Challenge of Interviewing Frank Zappa
February 14, 2018
Behind the Curtain: The Unique Challenge of Interviewing Frank Zappa

The mythology of Frank Zappa has always loomed large and with his passing on December 4, 1993, that legacy expanded even more. Sporting an unforgettable look with his mustache and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | August Album Reviews
August 11, 2012
August Album Reviews

Alanis Morissette Slightly Stoopid The Darkness Toadies Susanna Hoffs Dispatch Steve Vai Alanis Morissette Havoc and Bright Lights With her new album Havoc and Bright Lights, Alanis Morissette re-affirms herself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RINGO!
June 19, 2012
RINGO!

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Star-Spangled Salutes
July 1, 2011
Star-Spangled Salutes

It’s that time of year again…the time to gather with friends and family and barbecue meat, drink (American) beer and randomly engage in loud chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!”, preferably in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Megadeth Previews New Album ‘The Sick, The Dying … and The Dead!’ with “Night Stalkers,” ft. Ice-T (Watch)
July 22, 2022
Megadeth Previews New Album ‘The Sick, The Dying … and The Dead!’ with “Night Stalkers,” ft. Ice-T (Watch)

On Sept. 2, Megadeth main man Dave Mustaine and his heavy metal cohorts will unleash a new record titled The Sick, The Dying … and The Dead! Announced recently, the band has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Turns 80: Watch Bob Dylan Cap a Star-Studded Video Message to the Beach Boys Icon with “Happy Birthday” on Guitar
June 20, 2022
Brian Wilson Turns 80: Watch Bob Dylan Cap a Star-Studded Video Message to the Beach Boys Icon with “Happy Birthday” on Guitar

Today, June 20, legendary Beach Boys mastermind/musical legend Brian Wilson celebrates his 80th birthday. An icon of the utmost degree, Wilson has earned the respect, love and appreciation of countless...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Postpone Remaining Dates of Summer Tour Due to COVID-19
June 13, 2022
Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Postpone Remaining Dates of Summer Tour Due to COVID-19

Over the weekend, it was announced that Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band have postponed the remaining dates on their summer tour due to positive cases of COVID-19 — first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Releases Bob Dylan Tribute ‘Dirt Does Dylan” on Digital – Album Out 8/22 (Listen)
May 28, 2022
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Releases Bob Dylan Tribute ‘Dirt Does Dylan” on Digital – Album Out 8/22 (Listen)

On May 20th, the 5-decade-old Nitty Gritty Dirt Band released Dirt Does Dylan – a Bob Dylan tribute with 10 of his most beloved songs. The vinyl album will come...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Lydon Distances Himself from FX’s New Sex Pistols Series: “John Does Not Support or Endorse This Series”
May 9, 2022
John Lydon Distances Himself from FX’s New Sex Pistols Series: “John Does Not Support or Endorse This Series”

In January 2021, it was announced that director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire) was working on a new FX limited series based on Lonely Boy, the 2017 memoir from Sex Pistols guitarist (and current radio host) Steve...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Add 19 Dates to 2022 North American Tour
April 12, 2022
Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Add 19 Dates to 2022 North American Tour

Ringo Starr already had big plans in place for this summer, taking his All-Starr Band back out on the road for another tour of classic songs and wonderful music memories...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs with Memorable Harmonica Parts
April 11, 2022
Top 11 Songs with Memorable Harmonica Parts

“I play the harmonica. The only way I can play is if I get my car going really fast, and stick it out the window.” —Steven Wright “I Guess That’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 79th Birthday, George Harrison — Beatles’ SiriusXM Channel Rolls Out Birthday Weekend Programming
February 25, 2022
Happy 79th Birthday, George Harrison — Beatles’ SiriusXM Channel Rolls Out Birthday Weekend Programming

Today, February 25, would have been George Harrison‘s 79th birthday — and while it’s been more than two decades since the Beatles legend passed away in 2001, his spirit and music lives on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr Talks New Book, ‘Get Back,’ the Gassiest Beatle, His Rams Fandom, “Octopus’ Garden” & More on ‘Kimmel’
February 18, 2022
Ringo Starr Talks New Book, ‘Get Back,’ the Gassiest Beatle, His Rams Fandom, “Octopus’ Garden” & More on ‘Kimmel’

Ringo Starr paid another visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday night to discuss a number of relevant topics surrounding the Beatles legend these days. The conversation, which spans more...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Keith Richards Revisiting 1992 Solo LP ‘Main Offender’ for 30th Anniversary in March (Pre-Order)
January 28, 2022
Keith Richards Revisiting 1992 Solo LP ‘Main Offender’ for 30th Anniversary in March (Pre-Order)

Originally released in October of 1992, Main Offender was the second solo record from famed Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, coming between Stones albums Steel Wheels and Voodoo Lounge. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Garson’s ‘A Bowie Celebration’ 2022: All-Star Tribute Live Stream Event Extended Through 1/16
January 12, 2022
Mike Garson’s ‘A Bowie Celebration’ 2022: All-Star Tribute Live Stream Event Extended Through 1/16

On January 8, the second annual A Bowie Celebration event took place as a global live streaming musical tribute to the late David Bowie, scheduled for what would have been...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Connell’s Release “Steadman’s Wake”- Their First Album in 20 Years – Have a Listen
December 9, 2021
The Connell’s Release “Steadman’s Wake”- Their First Album in 20 Years – Have a Listen

Raleigh North Carolina’s The Connells have released “Steadman’s Wake” – their first new record in almost 20 years.  Featuring 8 new songs and 3 re-recordings off their last album, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rare Aerosmith: Hear “Movin’ Out,” from ‘1971: The Road Starts Hear,’ Out 11/26 for Record Store Day Black Friday
November 17, 2021
Rare Aerosmith: Hear “Movin’ Out,” from ‘1971: The Road Starts Hear,’ Out 11/26 for Record Store Day Black Friday

“Movin’ Out” is the name of a raw, newly unearthed recording from Aerosmith dating back to 1971. The rehearsal recording is a preview of 1971: The Road Starts Hear, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U2 ‘Achtung Baby’ 30th Anniversary Editions Coming 11/19 (Vinyl) and 12/3 (Digital)
November 15, 2021
U2 ‘Achtung Baby’ 30th Anniversary Editions Coming 11/19 (Vinyl) and 12/3 (Digital)

Released in 1991, Achtung Baby would prove to be one of the most successful albums in the long history of U2 — and a special 30th anniversary edition is coming...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Benmont Tench Recalls Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ Era; Watch the New ‘Somewhere You Feel Free’ Documentary
November 11, 2021
Benmont Tench Recalls Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ Era; Watch the New ‘Somewhere You Feel Free’ Documentary

In 2020, the Tom Petty estate released the Wildflowers & All the Rest box set, bursting with loads of astonishing outtakes, Petty’s intimate home demos, plus live recordings and early...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in ‘The Many Saints of Newark: A Sopranos Story’
November 8, 2021
Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in ‘The Many Saints of Newark: A Sopranos Story’

“I listen to a lot of music all the time… A lot of these things are dredged up from memory. I’ll go, ‘Oh, that was a really good song.’ Or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yes Debuts Music Video for “Future Memories,” from Adventurous New Album ‘The Quest’
October 15, 2021
Yes Debuts Music Video for “Future Memories,” from Adventurous New Album ‘The Quest’

Back on Oct. 1, prog-rock masters Yes returned with The Quest, a new album that spans over an hour and ten minutes of soaring synth, guitar solos that stretch skyward...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream “Beth (Acoustic Mix),” from KISS’ Upcoming ‘Destroyer’ 45th Anniversary Edition Out 11/19 (Pre-Order)
October 1, 2021
Stream “Beth (Acoustic Mix),” from KISS’ Upcoming ‘Destroyer’ 45th Anniversary Edition Out 11/19 (Pre-Order)

On Nov. 19, KISS will revisit its classic 1976 album Destroyer for a deluxe 45th anniversary edition. One of the most immediate and esteemed albums from the larger-than-life rockers, Destroyer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Prog-Rock Masters Yes Embark on Another Powerful Sonic Journey with ‘The Quest’ (Listen)
October 1, 2021
Out Now: Prog-Rock Masters Yes Embark on Another Powerful Sonic Journey with ‘The Quest’ (Listen)

The Quest is a new full-length album from prog-rock icons Yes, and when we say “full-length,” we mean it. The 11-track record spans over an hour and ten minutes of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones: Legendary Drummer Passes Away at 80
August 24, 2021
Rest in Peace, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones: Legendary Drummer Passes Away at 80

Charlie Watts, longtime drummer of the Rolling Stones, has passed away at the age of 80. The news was shared by a spokesperson for the legendary drummer on Tuesday: “It...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Crosby Q&A: On His New Album ‘For Free,’ Spotify (“You’re Thieves”), Life at 80 & More
August 12, 2021
David Crosby Q&A: On His New Album ‘For Free,’ Spotify (“You’re Thieves”), Life at 80 & More

David Crosby, who turns 80 this month, is making the best music of his life right now. That’s right, the co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash (and Young)...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steely Dan: ‘Absolutely Normal Tour ’21’ Starts 10/5; New Live Album ‘Northeast Corridor,’ Donald Fagen’s ‘The Nightfly Live’ Out 9/24
July 26, 2021
Steely Dan: ‘Absolutely Normal Tour ’21’ Starts 10/5; New Live Album ‘Northeast Corridor,’ Donald Fagen’s ‘The Nightfly Live’ Out 9/24

Steely Dan dropped some major news on Monday: Donald Fagen and his band mates will head out on the Absolutely Normal ’21 tour beginning in early October, just shortly after...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Now Streaming on the Coda Collection: ‘Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who’ Documentary Film
July 14, 2021
Now Streaming on the Coda Collection: ‘Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who’ Documentary Film

Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who is the official, definitive look at the legendary English band‘s influence and history. Featuring interviews with Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend looking back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tony Marsico Resurrects LA’s Cruzados — New Album ‘She’s Automatic’ Due 8/13
June 30, 2021
Tony Marsico Resurrects LA’s Cruzados — New Album ‘She’s Automatic’ Due 8/13

Celebrated 1980s rock band Cruzados — best known for such songs as “Motorcycle Girl,” “Just Like Roses” and “Flor de Mal” — makes a surprise return this summer with She’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Perry, Keeping Busy: Scoring the Film ‘City of Lies,’ Working on New Album and Participating in a Vatican Health Conference (Q&A)
June 29, 2021
Joe Perry, Keeping Busy: Scoring the Film ‘City of Lies,’ Working on New Album and Participating in a Vatican Health Conference (Q&A)

Aerosmith has seemingly been on hiatus over the past year, like so many other bands forced to hit the ‘pause’ button due to the pandemic. But guitarist Joe Perry has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Geoff Downes of Asia Q&A: on ‘The Reunion Albums 2007-2012’ Box Set, Weezer, Pink Floyd & “Heat of the Moment”
June 25, 2021
Geoff Downes of Asia Q&A: on ‘The Reunion Albums 2007-2012’ Box Set, Weezer, Pink Floyd & “Heat of the Moment”

With a lineup comprising singer/bassist John Wetton (King Crimson, Roxy Music), guitarist Steve Howe (Yes), drummer Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake & Palmer) and keyboardist Geoff Downes (Yes, Buggles), Asia was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Train Hosting 20th Anniversary ‘Drops of Jupiter’ Live Stream Concert Event 6/25
June 16, 2021
Train Hosting 20th Anniversary ‘Drops of Jupiter’ Live Stream Concert Event 6/25

On June 25, Train will host Soul Vacation, a special live stream concert event commemorating the 20th anniversary of the band’s 2001 album Drops of Jupiter. The concert event comes...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Irish Singer/Songwriter Davie Furey “Who Am I?” — New Album ‘Haunted Streets’ out in U.S. 7/9
June 15, 2021
Premiere: Irish Singer/Songwriter Davie Furey “Who Am I?” — New Album ‘Haunted Streets’ out in U.S. 7/9

Irish singer/songwriter Davie Furey has been enjoying rapturous acclaim for his new album, Haunted Streets, which was released earlier this year back home in Ireland and will be available in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Prog/Metal Titans Toast Pink Floyd with ‘Still Wish You Were Here’ Tribute Album (Listen)
May 28, 2021
Out Now: Prog/Metal Titans Toast Pink Floyd with ‘Still Wish You Were Here’ Tribute Album (Listen)

Released in 1975, Wish You Were Here is one of the most crucial albums ever released, as well as a high water mark of Pink Floyd and its impossibly rich history of music — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Songwriter/Journalist/Author Ken Sharp Releases “Miniatures” — 32 Power Pop Gems — Each Less Than 2 Minutes Long
May 19, 2021
Songwriter/Journalist/Author Ken Sharp Releases “Miniatures” — 32 Power Pop Gems — Each Less Than 2 Minutes Long

Music journalist Ken Sharp has been a longtime member of our Rock Cellar family, conducting some of our most popular interviews with the legends of classic rock and roll including...

Rock Cellar Magazine | CSNY ‘Déjà Vu’ Through the Lens: Looking Back at the Story Behind the Classic Album, Now Reissued in 50th Anniversary Format
May 14, 2021
CSNY ‘Déjà Vu’ Through the Lens: Looking Back at the Story Behind the Classic Album, Now Reissued in 50th Anniversary Format

“We were all in terrible shape, it’s amazing we were able to do what we did,” Graham Nash recalled over lunch in New York City in 2014 of Déjà Vu...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Love Rocks NYC 2021: Live Stream Concert Event Set for 6/3, ft. Sara Bareilles, Jon Bon Jovi, Joe Bonamassa & More
May 13, 2021
Love Rocks NYC 2021: Live Stream Concert Event Set for 6/3, ft. Sara Bareilles, Jon Bon Jovi, Joe Bonamassa & More

On June 3, The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation will present the fifth annual Love Rocks NYC benefit concert for God’s Love We Deliver, and this year’s event will also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Jones Performs on ‘Kimmel’; New Album ‘Surrounded By Time’ Out Now (and No. 1 in the U.K.!)
April 30, 2021
Tom Jones Performs on ‘Kimmel’; New Album ‘Surrounded By Time’ Out Now (and No. 1 in the U.K.!)

Legendary singer Tom Jones has officially released his new studio album titled Surrounded By Time, which features a number of cover songs that hold special significance to him. The LP was released digitally...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now on The Coda Collection: ‘What Drives Us,’ a Documentary from Dave Grohl Chronicling the Touring Musician’s Lifestyle
April 30, 2021
Out Now on The Coda Collection: ‘What Drives Us,’ a Documentary from Dave Grohl Chronicling the Touring Musician’s Lifestyle

What compels a musician to pack up everything he or she owns into a run-down van and head out on the road in search of rock and roll glory? The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac,’ on CD/Blu-ray/LP/Box Set
April 30, 2021
Out Now: ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac,’ on CD/Blu-ray/LP/Box Set

On Feb. 25, 2020, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered at the London Palladium...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Violet and Dave Grohl & Pals Krist Novoselic, Greg Kurstin & Dave Lombardo Cover X’s “Nausea” on ‘Kimmel’
April 28, 2021
Watch Violet and Dave Grohl & Pals Krist Novoselic, Greg Kurstin & Dave Lombardo Cover X’s “Nausea” on ‘Kimmel’

Recently, Violet Grohl and her dad, Dave Grohl, shared a cover of “Nausea,” the Los Angeles punk classic from X, a new recording attached to Dave’s documentary film, What Drives...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Violet Grohl & Her Dad, Dave, Cover X’s “Nausea” for Grohl’s ‘What Drives Us’ Documentary (Premiering 4/30)
April 27, 2021
Hear Violet Grohl & Her Dad, Dave, Cover X’s “Nausea” for Grohl’s ‘What Drives Us’ Documentary (Premiering 4/30)

It can be increasingly dizzying to try and keep up with everything Foo Fighters main man Dave Grohl has going on these days. His band released an adventurous new album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Shades of Blue,’ Co-Written By and Featuring His Daughter, Leah
April 8, 2021
New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Shades of Blue,’ Co-Written By and Featuring His Daughter, Leah

English rock royalty and “The Modfather” himself, Paul Weller, will release a new album titled Fat Pop (Volume 1) on May 14. It’s a collection of songs that came to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with ‘Albatross,’ ft. David Gilmour (Blu-ray/CD Set Out 4/30)
April 8, 2021
Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with ‘Albatross,’ ft. David Gilmour (Blu-ray/CD Set Out 4/30)

On Feb. 25, 2020, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered at the London Palladium...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dennis DeYoung Shares Epic ‘Isle of Misanthrope’ Music Video; New (and Final) Album ’26 East, Vol. 2′ Coming 6/11
April 7, 2021
Dennis DeYoung Shares Epic ‘Isle of Misanthrope’ Music Video; New (and Final) Album ’26 East, Vol. 2′ Coming 6/11

Dennis DeYoung, longtime vocalist of Styx and an accomplished solo artist, will release his final studio album on June 11. 26 East, Vol. 2 is a sequel of sorts to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young
March 18, 2021
Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young

This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and telethon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/20: Rock Cellar & the Get Together Foundation Present ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Benefit Streaming Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief
March 16, 2021
Sat. 3/20: Rock Cellar & the Get Together Foundation Present ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Benefit Streaming Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief

This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac’ Streaming Event Coming 4/24
March 16, 2021
‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac’ Streaming Event Coming 4/24

On Feb. 25, 2020, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Saturday 3/6: Watch ‘Elton John Lennon,’ a (Free) Live Stream Concert Saluting the Legendary Artists
March 4, 2021
Saturday 3/6: Watch ‘Elton John Lennon,’ a (Free) Live Stream Concert Saluting the Legendary Artists

Between the two of them, Sir Elton John and John Lennon crafted some of the world’s most cherished songs — and this Saturday, March 6, an ensemble of top musicians...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band: The Ultimate Collection’ Set Coming 4/16 for 50th Anniversary
March 4, 2021
‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band: The Ultimate Collection’ Set Coming 4/16 for 50th Anniversary

In December 1970, John Lennon released his first proper solo album after the dissolution of the Beatles — and on April 16, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band will be revisited to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Bonamassa to Play Fan-Curated Live Stream Gig at Austin City Limits Live on 4/1 (Tickets On Sale Now)
March 3, 2021
Joe Bonamassa to Play Fan-Curated Live Stream Gig at Austin City Limits Live on 4/1 (Tickets On Sale Now)

Celebrated blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa is hosting a pay-per-view live stream concert event from Austin City Limits Live on April 1, but this is more than just another live stream...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Weller Shares ‘Cosmic Fringes,’ a Flashy Music Video Previewing His New Album ‘Fat Pop (Volume 1)’ Out 5/14
February 25, 2021
Paul Weller Shares ‘Cosmic Fringes,’ a Flashy Music Video Previewing His New Album ‘Fat Pop (Volume 1)’ Out 5/14

Paul Weller felt especially motivated in 2020, even after a global pandemic forced the cancellation of his planned tour dates in support of his prolific career and latest album, On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lynyrd Skynyrd Releasing ‘Live at Knebworth ’76’ Live Album/Blu-ray 4/9 (Preview/Pre-Order)
February 17, 2021
Lynyrd Skynyrd Releasing ‘Live at Knebworth ’76’ Live Album/Blu-ray 4/9 (Preview/Pre-Order)

On August 26, 1976, American rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd took the stage at Knebworth in the U.K. and delivered a performance as part of a huge, all-day festival that also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Watch This Weekend 2/12-2/14: Michael McDonald, ‘Food for Love’ ft. David Byrne, Bob Weir & Wolf Bros., Jimmy Eat World, ‘Bleeding Audio’ at Slamdance 2021
February 12, 2021
What to Watch This Weekend 2/12-2/14: Michael McDonald, ‘Food for Love’ ft. David Byrne, Bob Weir & Wolf Bros., Jimmy Eat World, ‘Bleeding Audio’ at Slamdance 2021

This weekend, Feb. 12-14, brings with it a handful of especially notable streaming concert events — some of them live, some pre-recorded, and one an intriguing new documentary about one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Jon Anderson Unearths Garage Stash for ‘1000 Hands: Chapter One’ (& Dreams of Yes Reunion)
February 11, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Jon Anderson Unearths Garage Stash for ‘1000 Hands: Chapter One’ (& Dreams of Yes Reunion)

As a founding member of Yes, Jon Anderson co-wrote many of the prog rock group’s classic songs, including “Owner Of A Lonely Heart,” “Roundabout,” “Your Move,” and “I’ve Seen All...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Immediate Family’s Russ Kunkel + Leland Sklar Talk Shop in a Three-Part Interview Hosted by Don Lombardi of DrumChannel.com
January 19, 2021
Watch The Immediate Family’s Russ Kunkel + Leland Sklar Talk Shop in a Three-Part Interview Hosted by Don Lombardi of DrumChannel.com

Russ Kunkel and Leland Sklar, both of the rock and roll supergroup The Immediate Family, took part in a new, three-part video series that premiered on DrumChannel.com this week. Hosted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | NAMM Believe in Music Week to Feature Educational Sessions with Rock Supergroup The Immediate Family
January 15, 2021
NAMM Believe in Music Week to Feature Educational Sessions with Rock Supergroup The Immediate Family

On Jan. 18-22, the 2021 NAMM Believe in Music Week will take place online. It’s the virtual edition of the annual Winter NAMM Show, the international music trade show that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)
January 8, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)

Rick Wakeman cemented his reputation as one of the godfathers of progressive rock after joining Yes in 1971. The keyboardist’s first album with the band, Fragile, included two staples of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bill Champlin: New Album ‘Livin’ for Love’ Coming 1/22; Shares ‘Reason to Believe’ (Listen)
January 4, 2021
Bill Champlin: New Album ‘Livin’ for Love’ Coming 1/22; Shares ‘Reason to Believe’ (Listen)

On Jan. 22, esteemed singer/songwriter/guitarist Bill Champlin will release a new album titled Livin’ for Love. It will be his first solo album in almost a decade, per a news...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)
December 15, 2020
Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)

If there’s a rock, alternative or country music enthusiast on your holiday shopping list, we’ve got you covered with a last-minute gift guide including some noteworthy box sets and classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 12/12: Watch ‘VetsAid 2020: Home For The Holidays,’ Joe Walsh’s Star-Studded Charity Show (ft. Sheryl Crow, Doobie Bros., More)
December 11, 2020
12/12: Watch ‘VetsAid 2020: Home For The Holidays,’ Joe Walsh’s Star-Studded Charity Show (ft. Sheryl Crow, Doobie Bros., More)

VetsAid 2020: Home For The Holidays is a special live stream charity fundraiser taking place on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. EST/3 p.m. PST. Put together by famed Eagles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch 12/11-12/13: Cyndi Lauper, Brandi Carlile, Goo Goo Dolls, VetsAid, Andrea Bocelli, 311, Gorillaz, Harry Shearer/Judith Owen, Less Than Jake & More
December 10, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch 12/11-12/13: Cyndi Lauper, Brandi Carlile, Goo Goo Dolls, VetsAid, Andrea Bocelli, 311, Gorillaz, Harry Shearer/Judith Owen, Less Than Jake & More

This weekend, Dec. 11 – 13, brings with it music-related live stream concerts spanning genres and eras, so with COVID-19 numbers spiking around the country it’s never been a better idea...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Get in the Holiday Spirit with Keith Richards’ New Video for His 1978 Cover of Chuck Berry’s ‘Run Rudolph Run’
November 30, 2020
Get in the Holiday Spirit with Keith Richards’ New Video for His 1978 Cover of Chuck Berry’s ‘Run Rudolph Run’

Back in 1978, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards dropped his very first bit of music under his own name, separate from the Stones: A special cover of “Run Rudolph Run,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green’ in Theaters in March; Blu-ray/LP in April
November 24, 2020
‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green’ in Theaters in March; Blu-ray/LP in April

On Feb. 25, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Ride On Josephine,’ from the New George Thorogood and the Destroyers’ ‘Live in Boston, 1982’ Set Out 12/18
November 20, 2020
Stream ‘Ride On Josephine,’ from the New George Thorogood and the Destroyers’ ‘Live in Boston, 1982’ Set Out 12/18

On Dec. 18, Live in Boston, 1982: The Complete Concert will be reissued by George Thorogood & the Destroyers, bringing together 27 songs from the legendary band‘s iconic performance, 12...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Keith Richards ‘Live at the Hollywood Palladium’ Reissue, Live Stream Event Sat. 11/14
November 13, 2020
Out Now: Keith Richards ‘Live at the Hollywood Palladium’ Reissue, Live Stream Event Sat. 11/14

Live at the Hollywood Palladium, December 15, 1988 is an album released by Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards in 1991, documenting a wild live performance from three years earlier from Richards and some of his musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Live Stream Gigs from Foo Fighters and Metallica This Weekend (and a Keith Richards Archival Stream)
November 12, 2020
Watch Live Stream Gigs from Foo Fighters and Metallica This Weekend (and a Keith Richards Archival Stream)

This upcoming weekend, Friday, Nov. 13 through Sunday, Nov. 15 features a pair of can’t-miss live stream concerts from some serious legends: The Foo Fighters and Metallica, who are both...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Official ‘Chuck Berry: The Original King of Rock ‘N’ Roll’ Documentary On-Demand Now, Blu-ray Out 11/27
November 11, 2020
Official ‘Chuck Berry: The Original King of Rock ‘N’ Roll’ Documentary On-Demand Now, Blu-ray Out 11/27

Chuck Berry may have passed away in 2017, but his spirit is very much still alive today. Such is the unassailable legacy he built as one of the absolute most...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Weller & His Band Hosting ‘Mid-Sömmer Musik,’ an Hour-Long Streaming Concert Event 11/12
November 10, 2020
Paul Weller & His Band Hosting ‘Mid-Sömmer Musik,’ an Hour-Long Streaming Concert Event 11/12

This Thursday, Nov. 12, Paul Weller and his band will present Mid-Sömmer Musik, a special hour-long live stream concert event available globally to fans of “The Modfather” and his shape-shifting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Keith Richards Previews ‘Live at the Hollywood Palladium’ with ‘You Don’t Move Me’ (LP Out 11/13, Live Stream 11/14)
November 9, 2020
Keith Richards Previews ‘Live at the Hollywood Palladium’ with ‘You Don’t Move Me’ (LP Out 11/13, Live Stream 11/14)

Live at the Hollywood Palladium, December 15, 1988 is an album released by Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards in 1991, documenting a wild live performance from three years earlier from Richards and some of his musical pals...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Official Keith Emerson Tribute Concert’ Coming to DVD/CD in March 2021
November 2, 2020
‘The Official Keith Emerson Tribute Concert’ Coming to DVD/CD in March 2021

On May 28, 2016, a number of music legends gathered together at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles to pay homage to their colleague and friend, Keith Emerson, who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)
October 25, 2020
Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)

“When I do look back, that was the most fun I ever had in my career,” Paul Weller told me earlier this spring about his days in the Style Council,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/23-10/25: Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash, Billie Eilish, Pearl Jam, More
October 23, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/23-10/25: Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash, Billie Eilish, Pearl Jam, More

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Keith Richards Shares ‘I Wanna Be Your Man’ — New ‘Live at the Hollywood Palladium’ Reissue Out 11/13
October 15, 2020
Keith Richards Shares ‘I Wanna Be Your Man’ — New ‘Live at the Hollywood Palladium’ Reissue Out 11/13

Live at the Hollywood Palladium, December 15, 1988 is an album released by Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards in 1991, documenting a wild live performance from three years earlier from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/16: Tom Petty, Eagles, Joey Molland of Badfinger, Def Leppard, Allman Brothers Band, the Struts, Beabadoobee
October 12, 2020
New Music Out 10/16: Tom Petty, Eagles, Joey Molland of Badfinger, Def Leppard, Allman Brothers Band, the Struts, Beabadoobee

This Friday, Oct. 16 will see a series of key new music releases — one an archival trip through the vaults of a recording legend, another a big live release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Tears for Fears’ Detailed ‘The Seeds of Love’ Reissue (Listen/Buy)
October 9, 2020
Out Now: Tears for Fears’ Detailed ‘The Seeds of Love’ Reissue (Listen/Buy)

1989’s The Seeds of Love was a key release for Tears for Fears. The band‘s third album and the anticipated follow-up to Songs from the Big Chair, the group’s massively successful...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the New Joey Molland (Badfinger) Album ‘Be True to Yourself’ with Two Songs (LP Out 10/16)
September 24, 2020
Preview the New Joey Molland (Badfinger) Album ‘Be True to Yourself’ with Two Songs (LP Out 10/16)

On Oct. 16, Joey Molland — guitarist/singer/songwriter known for his work with Badfinger — will release Be True to Yourself, his first solo album of new material in almost a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: John Oates & the Good Road Band ‘Live in Nashville,’ Recorded in January 2020 (Listen)
September 22, 2020
Out Now: John Oates & the Good Road Band ‘Live in Nashville,’ Recorded in January 2020 (Listen)

In 2018, John Oates released the album Arkansas, a collection of original compositions from Oates as well as classic tunes made popular by Mississippi John Hurt, Jimmy Rodgers and Don...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Auger Q&A: Jazz Rock, Playing with Jimi Hendrix + Paul McCartney and His New ‘Introspection’ Box Set
September 16, 2020
Brian Auger Q&A: Jazz Rock, Playing with Jimi Hendrix + Paul McCartney and His New ‘Introspection’ Box Set

Brian Auger may not be a household name to those who consider themselves music lovers, but if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that this illustrious British-born octogenarian, musician,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Cellar Independent Artist Spotlight: Guitarist Federico Navarro Trías
September 14, 2020
Rock Cellar Independent Artist Spotlight: Guitarist Federico Navarro Trías

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | (ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a Guns N’ Roses ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Remastered Super Deluxe Edition
September 1, 2020
(ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a Guns N’ Roses ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Remastered Super Deluxe Edition

Update: The giveaway period is now closed. Thank you! Appetite for Destruction is one of the most raucous, rebellious and explosive debut albums ever released, having firmly announced that Guns...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 8/21-8/23: Joe Strummer Birthday Tribute Live Stream, The Who ‘Isle of Wight 1970,’ Wallows at the Roxy, More
August 21, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 8/21-8/23: Joe Strummer Birthday Tribute Live Stream, The Who ‘Isle of Wight 1970,’ Wallows at the Roxy, More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 8/14-8/16: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour, The Who Hyde Park 2015, Wallows at the Roxy, Best Coast and More
August 14, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 8/14-8/16: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour, The Who Hyde Park 2015, Wallows at the Roxy, Best Coast and More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Streaming 2018 Safeco Field Gig 9/4-9/7 (ft. 30+ Songs, a White Stripes Cover, Brandi Carlile and More)
August 11, 2020
Pearl Jam Streaming 2018 Safeco Field Gig 9/4-9/7 (ft. 30+ Songs, a White Stripes Cover, Brandi Carlile and More)

In 2018, Pearl Jam staged The Home Shows, a pair of gigs in the alt/grunge band’s hometown of Seattle. Taking the stage at Safeco Field, the band roared through career-spanning...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Imperioli (Christopher Moltisanti from ‘The Sopranos’) Released an Interesting, Genre-Defying New Album with His Band, Zopa (Listen)
August 11, 2020
Michael Imperioli (Christopher Moltisanti from ‘The Sopranos’) Released an Interesting, Genre-Defying New Album with His Band, Zopa (Listen)

The legacy of The Sopranos lies in the powerhouse acting performances delivered by the HBO series’ principal cast members. The series, an engaging and thoughtful mafia story that unfolds in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Rusty Young of Poco (Plus Bonus Performance)
August 6, 2020
Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Rusty Young of Poco (Plus Bonus Performance)

Guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Rusty Young was an integral part of the rootsy Americana band Poco — and he’s also a masterful, engaging storyteller. Young was one of our marquee RockCellarTV interview subjects, and after...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Martin Barre of Jethro Tull (Plus Bonus Performance)
August 6, 2020
Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Martin Barre of Jethro Tull (Plus Bonus Performance)

The music of Jethro Tull would not have been as powerful and historic were it not for the guitar licks of Martin Barre, an accomplished six-string icon with an even...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Peter Case (Plus Bonus Performance)
August 6, 2020
Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Peter Case (Plus Bonus Performance)

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Peter Case is an esteemed rock and roll lifer, whose career has spanned genres, styles and decades. He was one of our earliest RockCellarTV interview subjects, and after a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Announce Rescheduled North American Tour Dates for Summer 2021
July 29, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Announce Rescheduled North American Tour Dates for Summer 2021

Guns N’ Roses have been an unstoppable force on the touring circuit in recent years, but their plans came to a screeching halt in May due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Psychedelic Furs Return: Richard Butler on Early-Era MTV, Post-Punk and ‘Made of Rain,’ the Furs’ First Album in 29 Years (Q&A)
July 28, 2020
The Psychedelic Furs Return: Richard Butler on Early-Era MTV, Post-Punk and ‘Made of Rain,’ the Furs’ First Album in 29 Years (Q&A)

The Psychedelic Furs were gods of the MTV era. But after a ten-year run, and a string of hit songs, albums, and era-defining videos – not to mention having a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram
July 22, 2020
Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram

We’re all looking for distractions these days, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its stranglehold on all we hold dear. All that scrolling through your Instagram feed can be taxing on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Shirley King, Daughter of B.B. King, Joins Rock and Blues Icons on New Album ‘Blues for a King’
June 19, 2020
Q&A: Shirley King, Daughter of B.B. King, Joins Rock and Blues Icons on New Album ‘Blues for a King’

B.B. King, who passed away in 2015, earned the title “The King of the Blues” over more than 6 decades as a guitarist and singer. But being the eldest of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Songs for the Chaos of Life: Phoebe Bridgers Seeks Calm in Uncertainty on New Album ‘Punisher’ (Listen/Review)
June 18, 2020
Songs for the Chaos of Life: Phoebe Bridgers Seeks Calm in Uncertainty on New Album ‘Punisher’ (Listen/Review)

On “Chinese Satellite,” a song on her second full-length album, Punisher, Phoebe Bridgers asks a question that doubles as self-critique: I’ve been running around in circles Pretending to be myself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to ‘No Time for Love Like Now,’ the New Song from Michael Stipe & Big Red Machine (ft. The National’s Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon)
June 11, 2020
Listen to ‘No Time for Love Like Now,’ the New Song from Michael Stipe & Big Red Machine (ft. The National’s Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon)

In late March, as the world became fully immersed in the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent shutdowns, Michael Stipe premiered a tender new song titled “No Time for Love Like Now.”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Plays ‘Love and Mercy’ and ‘God Only Knows’ from Home for ‘Colbert,’ Reminding Everyone ‘We’re All In This Together’
June 5, 2020
Brian Wilson Plays ‘Love and Mercy’ and ‘God Only Knows’ from Home for ‘Colbert,’ Reminding Everyone ‘We’re All In This Together’

“Hi, this is Brian Wilson, everyone, I just want you guys to know that we’re all in this together.” That message of unity is how the Beach Boys legend introduces...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dennis DeYoung Talks the Legacy of Styx, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview)
May 12, 2020
Dennis DeYoung Talks the Legacy of Styx, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview)

When Dennis DeYoung performed “The Best of Times” recently from home on piano and posted it to YouTube, it didn’t take long for his 1981 Top 10 hit with Styx...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘All Together Now!,’ an All-Star Concert Event Benefiting the L.A. Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund — Saturday 4/25
April 13, 2020
‘All Together Now!,’ an All-Star Concert Event Benefiting the L.A. Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund — Saturday 4/25

On Saturday, April 25, Rock Cellar Productions (in association with the Get Together Foundation) will put on the All Together Now!, an online concert event helping the city of Los...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV with Singer/Songwriter Marshall Crenshaw
April 7, 2020
Exclusive RockCellarTV with Singer/Songwriter Marshall Crenshaw

Celebrated singer/songwriter Marshall Crenshaw was one of our earliest RockCellarTV interview subjects, and his wound up being a seven-part chat about his enduring career. After a bit of technical delays...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bill Withers on ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’, ‘Grandma’s Hands’, ‘Use Me’, & His Legacy (Archival Interview)
April 3, 2020
Bill Withers on ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’, ‘Grandma’s Hands’, ‘Use Me’, & His Legacy (Archival Interview)

This interview with Bill Withers, originally conducted years ago, first ran on Rock Cellar in 2015. In light of Withers’ passing, we’re bringing it back as a snapshot of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Revenge Songs
March 12, 2020
Top 11 Revenge Songs

This month’s Top 11 list concerns revenge … a topic that’s served as the inspiration for all sorts of songs over the years! “We should forgive our enemies, but not...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Hollies Announce First U.S. Tour in 18 Years — ‘The Road is Long’ Out Set for July
March 2, 2020
The Hollies Announce First U.S. Tour in 18 Years — ‘The Road is Long’ Out Set for July

Esteemed legends and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers the Hollies will head out on a full U.S. tour later this year — the group’s first tour of the states...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream a Lost Interview with Eddie Van Halen, Circa 1978, Just Before The Release of ‘Van Halen II’ (Audio)
February 25, 2020
Stream a Lost Interview with Eddie Van Halen, Circa 1978, Just Before The Release of ‘Van Halen II’ (Audio)

Back in 1978, Steve Rosen — Rock Cellar contributor known for his revealing Behind the Curtain columns — interviewed Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen, months before the release of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Riffin’ with Trace Foster, Guitar Tech to the Stars (Joe Perry, Geezer Butler, Angus Young and More)
February 13, 2020
Riffin’ with Trace Foster, Guitar Tech to the Stars (Joe Perry, Geezer Butler, Angus Young and More)

Behind the scenes of every great guitar player is a great guitar tech. They are a guitarist’s safety net and security blanket, their advisor, supervisor, and comrade at arms all...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2020 Officially Announced: Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott, Frank Ocean Headlining
January 2, 2020
Coachella 2020 Officially Announced: Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott, Frank Ocean Headlining

Well, it’s here: The official lineup and details for the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival‘s 2020 edition, which will take place at the polo fields in Indio, California on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Last-Minute Music Gift Guide for the 2019 Holiday Season
December 13, 2019
Last-Minute Music Gift Guide for the 2019 Holiday Season

This time of year is a veritable bonanza for music enthusiasts, as elaborate box sets, special vinyl reissue packages, compilations and more suddenly become available. With the Christmas and Hanukkah...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘London Calling’ By the Clash At 40: Contextualizing an All-Time Classic Record
December 12, 2019
‘London Calling’ By the Clash At 40: Contextualizing an All-Time Classic Record

London Calling, the seminal 1979 record from The Clash, turns 40 years old this month, and still sounds as fresh, as groundbreaking and as genre-bending as ever. The sounds that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Debbie Harry on Writing Her New Memoir, Blondie’s Old Days in NYC and Her View of the World (The Interview)
November 14, 2019
Debbie Harry on Writing Her New Memoir, Blondie’s Old Days in NYC and Her View of the World (The Interview)

Debbie Harry is a certifiable pop culture icon. As the frontperson for Blondie, the chart-topping New Wave group that grew out of New York City’s fabled CBGBs-fueled punk scene, she...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Rembrandts Reconnect ‘Via Satellite,’ Just in Time for the 25th Anniversary of ‘Friends’
November 14, 2019
The Rembrandts Reconnect ‘Via Satellite,’ Just in Time for the 25th Anniversary of ‘Friends’

As a frequent guest on Saturday Night Live in the 1970s, Steve Martin often did a recurring skit with the catchphrase “I’m just a wild and crazy guy.” Danny Wilde,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | All-Star Tom Petty Birthday Tribute Concert Set for the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles Friday Oct. 19
October 16, 2019
All-Star Tom Petty Birthday Tribute Concert Set for the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles Friday Oct. 19

You don’t need to be reminded of the legacy of Tom Petty. For decades, the music he and the Heartbreakers made built a foundation upon which countless musicians found inspiration...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Legendary Cream Drummer Ginger Baker is ‘Critically Ill’ in the Hospital, Per His Family
September 25, 2019
Legendary Cream Drummer Ginger Baker is ‘Critically Ill’ in the Hospital, Per His Family

Ginger Baker, the legendary drummer known for his work behind the kit with Cream and his feisty personality that has come to make him an icon in music history, is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Releasing ‘Travelin’ Thru, 1967 – 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 15′ on Nov. 1 (ft. Johnny Cash)
September 19, 2019
Bob Dylan Releasing ‘Travelin’ Thru, 1967 – 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 15′ on Nov. 1 (ft. Johnny Cash)

The bountiful Bob Dylan vaults will be unloaded once again on Nov. 1, when Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings releases Bob Dylan (featuring Johnny Cash) – Travelin’ Thru, 1967 –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Derek Smalls (Formerly of the Band Formerly Known as Spinal Tap) and Judith Owen Named MCs of Upcoming ‘California Saga 2’ Charity Gig in L.A. 7/3
June 5, 2019
Derek Smalls (Formerly of the Band Formerly Known as Spinal Tap) and Judith Owen Named MCs of Upcoming ‘California Saga 2’ Charity Gig in L.A. 7/3

Some exciting news to pass along regarding California Saga 2, the upcoming charity concert set for the Theatre at Ace Hotel on July 3: the MCs for the evening will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hey L.A.: ‘California Saga 2’ All-Star Charity Show with David Crosby, Al Jardine, Jesse Colin Young and More is Coming on 7/3
May 28, 2019
Hey L.A.: ‘California Saga 2’ All-Star Charity Show with David Crosby, Al Jardine, Jesse Colin Young and More is Coming on 7/3

On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, a special all-star charity concert will take place at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, with proceeds benefiting members of the local homeless community in Los...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deep Purple Announce North American Leg of ‘Long Goodbye’ Tour for Fall 2019
May 7, 2019
Deep Purple Announce North American Leg of ‘Long Goodbye’ Tour for Fall 2019

Deep Purple — Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Steve Morse and Don Airey — announced a new leg of their ongoing Long Goodbye farewell tour, which will hit 25+...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 1)
March 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 1)

Prologue: This is unlike any other story I’ve ever written here. Those of you who have followed my travails and triumphs here in our Behind the Curtain column — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter/Producer Fernando Perdomo
January 14, 2019
Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter/Producer Fernando Perdomo

Fernando Perdomo photo via Cyndi Trissel Less than a year ago, Fernando Perdomo released Out to Sea, a sonically dynamic and thoroughly memorable instrumental prog rock album on which he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)
November 9, 2018
A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)

Hollywood has had a long love affair with pop stars. Considering their often outrageous personas, lifestyles, talent and high profiles, pop music figures are naturals for movie biographies about them,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Jaco Pastorius
June 14, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Jaco Pastorius

Maybe the best way of trying to describe who Jaco Pastorius was and my encounter with him back in 1977 right around the release of his first self-titled solo album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: David Coverdale (a Delightfully Pleasant Rock Star)
April 11, 2017
Behind the Curtain: David Coverdale (a Delightfully Pleasant Rock Star)

I first met David Coverdale on December 9, 1974, when the Mark III version of Deep Purple—Coverdale, bassist-vocalist Glenn Hughes, drummer Ian Paice, keyboardist Jon Lord and guitarist Ritchie Blackmore—were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Great Adventures with Ray Manzarek of the Doors
January 12, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Great Adventures with Ray Manzarek of the Doors

January 4, 2017 was christened The Day of the Doors in Venice, California — and surviving members John Densmore and Robby Krieger were on-hand for a fun event streamed live...

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 | Hey, L.A.: The Tribe Returns to CSUN for Second Annual Holiday Charity Show: Peace, Love & Understanding 12/4
November 8, 2016
Hey, L.A.: The Tribe Returns to CSUN for Second Annual Holiday Charity Show: Peace, Love & Understanding 12/4

Attention Southern California! On Sunday, December 4, Rock Cellar Magazine and the Get Together Foundation will team up for another all-star fundraising holiday concert benefiting the Los Angeles Fire Department’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Angeles-Area Musical Collective The Tribe Performs Charity Gig for Hurricane Matthew Victims
October 28, 2016
Los Angeles-Area Musical Collective The Tribe Performs Charity Gig for Hurricane Matthew Victims

On Sunday, October 23, The Tribe performed a relief concert at the E Spot Lounge in Studio City, Calif. for the victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Hurricane Matthew was the strongest...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork
June 7, 2016
Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork

In commemoration of their 50th anniversary, The Monkees have pulled off the impossible with Good Times, the group‘s first new studio album in 20 years. The LP is truly a timeless...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana – The Interview
March 8, 2016
Carlos Santana – The Interview

Alchemy. It’s that magic, intangible ingredient that determines the creative heights one can achieve in a collaborative process. Over the course of three landmark albums, Santana, Abraxas and Santana III,...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Julian Lennon – Everything Changes (Interview)
May 3, 2013
Julian Lennon – Everything Changes (Interview)

Julian Speaks with RCM About Inspiration, His New Album, Working With Steven Tyler and Life Beyond Music

Rock Cellar Magazine | Not Fade Away: An Interview With Studio Engineer and Producer Andy Johns
April 16, 2013
Not Fade Away: An Interview With Studio Engineer and Producer Andy Johns

As the rock world mourns his death, perhaps his own words would be best at this time: hence, this interview with Johns, which was conducted prior to his untimely passing.

Rock Cellar Magazine | April Album Reviews
April 2, 2013
April Album Reviews

Depeche Mode Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Low The Strokes Wire Justin Timberlake John Denver Tribute Mudhoney Depeche Mode – Delta Machine This is the blues – Depeche Mode-style – and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Al Jardine of the Beach Boys: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About "SMiLE" (Interview)
April 2, 2013
Al Jardine of the Beach Boys: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About "SMiLE" (Interview)

Legendary Beach Boy Al Jardine discusses everything you wanted to know about the classic album SMiLE - which just won a Grammy for "Best Historical Album."

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Heyday of Blood Sweat & Tears (Interview with David Clayton-Thomas)
February 1, 2013
The Heyday of Blood Sweat & Tears (Interview with David Clayton-Thomas)

Once in awhile, a replacement singer of an already-successful band can help take the entire unit to the next level of success.  Such is the case of David Clayton-Thomas. The...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | "Beatles Stories" Movie:  Interview with Director Seth Swirsky
November 2, 2012
"Beatles Stories" Movie: Interview with Director Seth Swirsky

Beatles Stories, A Fab Four Fan’s Ultimate Road Trip is a Studs Terkel-like oral history told by famous musicians, recording industry technicians and fans who encountered the lads from Liverpool...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wild in the Seats!
August 16, 2012
Wild in the Seats!

Movie Theaters: What is it about watching images in the dark with strangers that makes everyone do such crazy things?

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Rodgers is “The Voice”
May 16, 2012
Paul Rodgers is “The Voice”

As the old proverb goes: “You may know a man by the company he keeps.” Though his name is synonymous with Bad Company, Paul Rodgers, a consummate songwriter and performer,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roadie Henry Smith on the Early Days of Led Zeppelin and the John Lennon Tour That Might Have Been
November 3, 2011
Roadie Henry Smith on the Early Days of Led Zeppelin and the John Lennon Tour That Might Have Been

Henry ‘The Horse’ Smith admits that he sometimes gets annoyed with people asking Led Zeppelin questions. After all, the good-natured 64 year old roadie/road manager has a lot more on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seth MacFarlane’s Album is Faithfully Retro-Cool
September 29, 2011
Seth MacFarlane’s Album is Faithfully Retro-Cool

For fans of the animated comedy show Family Guy, one of the most endearing features is the way the creators integrate spot-on renditions of various musical genres from the past....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Songwriter Harry Chapin Remembered 30 Years Later
June 29, 2011
Songwriter Harry Chapin Remembered 30 Years Later

An interview with Jen Chapin about her father Harry Chapin's songs and legacy.

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

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