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Rock Cellar Magazine | Deryck Whibley of Sum 41: Band Working on Double LP ‘Heaven and Hell’ – 1/2 Pop-Punk, 1/2 Metal
March 23, 2022
Deryck Whibley of Sum 41: Band Working on Double LP ‘Heaven and Hell’ – 1/2 Pop-Punk, 1/2 Metal

As soon as the world was introduced to Sum 41, the Canadian pop/punk band made one thing clear: its roots were in heavy metal. “Fat Lip,” the band’s breakout 2001...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41 + Simple Plan Announce Co-Headlining ‘Blame Canada’ 2022 Tour, Playing Debut Albums in Full
February 22, 2022
Sum 41 + Simple Plan Announce Co-Headlining ‘Blame Canada’ 2022 Tour, Playing Debut Albums in Full

Sum 41 and Simple Plan, two of the biggest bands of the early 2000s pop/punk scene, just so happened to hail from Canada. This spring they’ll team up for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41 to Head Out on Headlining Fall Tour Supporting New Album ‘Order In Decline’
July 29, 2019
Sum 41 to Head Out on Headlining Fall Tour Supporting New Album ‘Order In Decline’

Sum 41 just released Order In Decline, one of the most aggressive and in-your-face albums of its career, and this fall the Canadian alt/punk/metal band will embark on a headlining...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Order in Decline,’ Sum 41’s Explosive and Riff-Heavy New Album (Listen)
July 18, 2019
Out Now: ‘Order in Decline,’ Sum 41’s Explosive and Riff-Heavy New Album (Listen)

The moment guitarist Dave Baksh rejoined Sum 41 in 2015, it meant one thing: lots of riffs were returning to the mix. When the Canadian pop/punk band burst onto the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41’s New Video for ‘Never There’ is Dedicated to Single Parents
June 18, 2019
Sum 41’s New Video for ‘Never There’ is Dedicated to Single Parents

So far, Sum 41 has previewed its upcoming album Order In Decline with a pair of aggressive metal/punk anthems in line with what put the Canadian band on the map...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41 Premieres New Video for ‘A Death in the Family’ — New Album ‘Out For Blood’ Coming 7/19
June 11, 2019
Sum 41 Premieres New Video for ‘A Death in the Family’ — New Album ‘Out For Blood’ Coming 7/19

Sum 41 has a new album, Order In Decline, set for release on July 19 — and if anybody was curious whether the Canadian pop-punk/metal band had plans to get...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Sum 41’s New Video for the Hard-Charging, Punk/Metal Anthem ‘Out for Blood’
April 24, 2019
Watch Sum 41’s New Video for the Hard-Charging, Punk/Metal Anthem ‘Out for Blood’

Canadian pop-punk/metal band Sum 41 roared back on Tuesday with a new single, a track called “Out for Blood” that more or less sounds like what you’d expect from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring, Sum 41, Lit to Highlight Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival at Doheny State Beach 4/8
January 30, 2017
The Offspring, Sum 41, Lit to Highlight Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival at Doheny State Beach 4/8

On Saturday, April 8, Southern California’s Doheny State Beach will be the place to be for live music/craft beer/taco enthusiasts at the 2017 Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Sum 41 Return with a Vengeance on New Album '13 Voices'
October 7, 2016
Best New Music: Sum 41 Return with a Vengeance on New Album '13 Voices'

Sum 41 front man/songwriter Deryck Whibley has had a long road to where he is today: releasing a new album, 13 Voices, the first record from the alt/punk band since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41 Premiere Video for 'War', an Intensely Personal New Single Off '13 Voices'
August 25, 2016
Sum 41 Premiere Video for 'War', an Intensely Personal New Single Off '13 Voices'

On October 7, Sum 41 will return with a new album called 13 Voices, and the journey front man Deryck Whibley has gone through to get to this point is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41 Detail 'Don't Call It a Sum-Back' Fall Tour
August 8, 2016
Sum 41 Detail 'Don't Call It a Sum-Back' Fall Tour

On October 7, Sum 41 will return with a new album, 13 Voices. It’ll be the long-running Canadian pop/punk/alt band’s sixth full-length album and first since 2011’s Screaming Bloody Murder....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sum 41 Returns with Riff-Heavy 'Fake My Own Death' Music Video
June 29, 2016
Sum 41 Returns with Riff-Heavy 'Fake My Own Death' Music Video

Canadian pop punk/metal heroes Sum 41 recently announced plans for a new album, 13 Voices, and late Tuesday night the band premiered a video for its lead single, Fake My...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Resilient Pop/Punk/Metal Band Sum 41 to Return with New LP '13 Voices' in October
June 8, 2016
Resilient Pop/Punk/Metal Band Sum 41 to Return with New LP '13 Voices' in October

Back in the early 2000s, Canadian pop/punk/metal outfit Sum 41 catapulted to stardom on the strength of the song Fat Lip, off the group’s 2001 album All Killer, No Filler....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Halted by Brandon Boyd’s Back Injury, Incubus’ Summer Tour to be ‘Back at it Very Quickly,’ Singer Says
August 16, 2022
Halted by Brandon Boyd’s Back Injury, Incubus’ Summer Tour to be ‘Back at it Very Quickly,’ Singer Says

Multi-platinum alt/rockers Incubus are out on the road this summer with Sublime with Rome and the Aquadolls, but the tour hit a snag this week due to an injury sustained...

Rock Cellar Magazine | It’s Weezer Season Again: Stream New 7-Song EP ‘SZNZ: Summer’; Broadway Run Announced
June 21, 2022
It’s Weezer Season Again: Stream New 7-Song EP ‘SZNZ: Summer’; Broadway Run Announced

Weezer launched an ambitious and typically quirky project a few months back with the release of SZNZ: Spring, the first of four-part seasonal EP series from Rivers Cuomo and his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Jim Seals of ’70s Soft-Rock Hitmakers Seals and Crofts: 1941-2022
June 7, 2022
Rest in Peace, Jim Seals of ’70s Soft-Rock Hitmakers Seals and Crofts: 1941-2022

Jim Seals, half of the soft rock/pop duo Seals and Crofts, has died at the age of 80, per reports. A major source of the news of his passing came...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Shins to Embark on 21st Anniversary Tour Celebrating ‘Oh, Inverted World’ This Summer
May 12, 2022
The Shins to Embark on 21st Anniversary Tour Celebrating ‘Oh, Inverted World’ This Summer

You can’t think about early 2000s indie/rock without The Shins coming to mind. Not only were they Natalie Portman’s favorite buzzworthy band, but front man James Mercer had a knack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stein Sitting Out Blondie’s Summer Tour Due to Heart Issue: “… A Dumbass Condition Called Arterial Fibrillation”
April 14, 2022
Chris Stein Sitting Out Blondie’s Summer Tour Due to Heart Issue: “… A Dumbass Condition Called Arterial Fibrillation”

Blondie has a busy touring schedule in the coming months, but Debbie Harry and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends will do so without Chris Stein, who announced that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lit Shares Summer-Ready Anthem “Kicked Off the Plane,” New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold’ Coming in June
April 11, 2022
Lit Shares Summer-Ready Anthem “Kicked Off the Plane,” New Album ‘Tastes Like Gold’ Coming in June

On June 17, Orange County rock/pop band Lit will return with Tastes Like Gold, a new studio album that the band intends as a return to the group’s “old-school sound”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rise Against Maps Out Summer Tour with Special Guests The Used and Senses Fail
February 28, 2022
Rise Against Maps Out Summer Tour with Special Guests The Used and Senses Fail

The spirit of the Vans Warped Tour will be brought back to life this summer with a headlining tour from punk/alt veterans Rise Against, with special guests The Used and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Crowes Extend ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ Tour with Summer 2022 North American Dates
February 24, 2022
The Black Crowes Extend ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ Tour with Summer 2022 North American Dates

In late 2019, The Black Crowes announced pretty significant plans: Brothers Chris and Rich Robinson announced that the seminal blues/rock band would be touring throughout Summer 2020, playing all of the band’s 1990 debut Shake...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker & Angel Olsen to Head Out on ‘The Wild Hearts’ Co-Headlining Tour in Summer
January 10, 2022
Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker & Angel Olsen to Head Out on ‘The Wild Hearts’ Co-Headlining Tour in Summer

This summer, three pillars of of the indie singer/songwriter scene will join forces for co-headlining outing when Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker and Angel Olsen embark on The Wild Hearts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dispatch and O.A.R. Announce Co-Headlining Tour for Summer 2022
December 1, 2021
Dispatch and O.A.R. Announce Co-Headlining Tour for Summer 2022

The vibes will be smooth next summer when Dispatch and O.A.R. link up for a co-headlining tour of the United States. Announced on Wednesday, the tour pairs two versatile, veteran...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andy Summers (The Police): New Instrumental Album ‘Harmonics of the Night’ Available Now (Listen)
October 18, 2021
Andy Summers (The Police): New Instrumental Album ‘Harmonics of the Night’ Available Now (Listen)

Harmonics of the Night is the title of a new instrumental collection from Andy Summers, esteemed guitarist/songwriter/Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member of The Police. Released on Oct. 15,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Japanese Breakfast Shares New Video for ‘Posing in Bondage,’ Announces Summer/Fall Tour Dates
April 8, 2021
Japanese Breakfast Shares New Video for ‘Posing in Bondage,’ Announces Summer/Fall Tour Dates

Japanese Breakfast, the indie/rock project helmed by singer/songwriter Michelle Zauner, will return in June with a new album titled Jubilee. It’ll be the third full-length from Zauner, and the follow-up to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chicago Postpones Summer Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19, but Rick Springfield is Unable to Join New Tour
May 29, 2020
Chicago Postpones Summer Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19, but Rick Springfield is Unable to Join New Tour

This summer was supposed to bring with it a crowd-pleasing tour involving Chicago and Rick Springfield, but the tour has been postponed due to ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kansas Announces New Album ‘The Absence of Presence,’ Due Out This Summer
March 3, 2020
Kansas Announces New Album ‘The Absence of Presence,’ Due Out This Summer

Prog-rock icons Kansas are gearing up for a summer spent alongside Foreigner and Europe on the Jukebox Heroes tour, and the band will have some new material to present on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Announces Summer 2020 Tour with Lita Ford and Tesla
January 22, 2020
Alice Cooper Announces Summer 2020 Tour with Lita Ford and Tesla

We’re at the time of year when the tour announcements can be downright dizzying — so many legendary bands are mapping out their tour plans for the summer, and Alice...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall and John Oates Detail Big Summer Tour with Squeeze and KT Tunstall
January 21, 2020
Daryl Hall and John Oates Detail Big Summer Tour with Squeeze and KT Tunstall

Expect hits, hits, and more hits this summer when Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall and John Oates take their crowd-pleasing live show on the road yet again....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick Announce Summer North American Tour
January 7, 2020
Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick Announce Summer North American Tour

Two established Rock and Roll Hall of Fame institutions will team up this summer, when Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick will head out on a big North American tour together....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chicago and Rick Springfield are Touring Amphitheaters Together in Summer 2020 (Details/Dates)
December 2, 2019
Chicago and Rick Springfield are Touring Amphitheaters Together in Summer 2020 (Details/Dates)

Classic rock fans, this one’s definitely for you. This summer, Chicago and Rick Springfield will embark on a big amphitheater tour together, playing all the hits and iconic songs from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Weekend’s Outside Lands in San Francisco Will Be the First U.S. Festival to Offer Cannabis Sales/Consumption On-Site
August 9, 2019
This Weekend’s Outside Lands in San Francisco Will Be the First U.S. Festival to Offer Cannabis Sales/Consumption On-Site

Nestled in the greenery of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival always has a different feel to it from other major U.S. music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to See Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World This Summer
May 10, 2019
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to See Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World This Summer

This summer will be filled with singalongs on the Summer Gods tour — which will find Third Eye Blind joining forces with Jimmy Eat World and openers Ra Ra Riot...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper and Halestorm Announce Co-Headlining Summer Tour
March 4, 2019
Alice Cooper and Halestorm Announce Co-Headlining Summer Tour

In a mix that blends … well, old and new, Alice Cooper and Halestorm will embark on a big co-headlining tour this summer, it was announced on Monday. Motionless in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder Announce 'United We Rock' Summer Tour
February 16, 2017
Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder Announce 'United We Rock' Summer Tour

Three heavyweights of the classic rock realm will join forces this summer for the United We Rock tour. Each night, fans will be treated to hit after hit from Styx,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard, Poison and Tesla Joining Forces for 2017 Summer Tour
January 13, 2017
Def Leppard, Poison and Tesla Joining Forces for 2017 Summer Tour

This summer, three heavyweights of the hard-rock realm will convene when Def Leppard, Poison and Tesla join forces for what’s sure to be a crowd-pleasing tour. Kicking off on April...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Waters Announces Massive 'Us + Them' Tour for Summer 2017
October 13, 2016
Roger Waters Announces Massive 'Us + Them' Tour for Summer 2017

This summer, Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters will head out on another landmark tour — but this won’t be another run-through of The Wall. Instead, this outing is being called...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mysterious Punk Duo Max Creeps ‘Reunites,’ Shares New Song/Video for “Burn It Down” & Album News
April 14, 2022
Mysterious Punk Duo Max Creeps ‘Reunites,’ Shares New Song/Video for “Burn It Down” & Album News

Earlier this week, the punk community was rattled with news that Max Creeps had broken up, a social media statement that elicited heartbreak from icons of the punk rock community...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: While She Sleeps – ‘Sleeps Society’, an Album of Thunderous Anthems of Unity & Light Amid the Darkness
April 19, 2021
Out Now: While She Sleeps – ‘Sleeps Society’, an Album of Thunderous Anthems of Unity & Light Amid the Darkness

Sheffield, U.K.-based metalcore band While She Sleeps unleashed a new studio album, Sleeps Society, on April 16. The group’s fifth full-length album to date, the record continues the band’s trend...

Rock Cellar Magazine | While She Sleeps (ft. Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil) Debut the Powerful Mental Health Anthem ‘Nervous’
March 19, 2021
While She Sleeps (ft. Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil) Debut the Powerful Mental Health Anthem ‘Nervous’

Sheffield, U.K.-based metalcore band While She Sleeps is gearing up to release a new album, Sleeps Society, on April 16. It’ll be the group’s fifth full-length album to date, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Martin (Coldplay), Badflower, Kiiara, Duff McKagan, Yungblud, Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park) More Taking Part in 320 Festival Online for Mental Health 5/8-10
May 4, 2020
Chris Martin (Coldplay), Badflower, Kiiara, Duff McKagan, Yungblud, Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park) More Taking Part in 320 Festival Online for Mental Health 5/8-10

This coming Saturday, May 9, was to be the date of the 320 Festival, curated by Kevin Lyman of the Vans Warped Tour and Talinda Bennington, widow of late Linkin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Linkin Park and Friends Remember Chester Bennington with Three-Plus Hour Concert at the Hollywood Bowl
October 28, 2017
Watch Linkin Park and Friends Remember Chester Bennington with Three-Plus Hour Concert at the Hollywood Bowl

Friday night, the remaining members of Linkin Park took the stage publicly for the first time since the death of vocalist Chester Bennington back on July 20. A special ‘Celebrate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Good Charlotte's 'Youth Authority' Is a Solid Farewell Record — If That's What It Is
July 20, 2016
Best New Music: Good Charlotte's 'Youth Authority' Is a Solid Farewell Record — If That's What It Is

Nearly 15 years ago, few alt/punk/pop bands were as big of a deal as Good Charlotte. The band’s 2002 album The Young and the Hopeless was on its way to going...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Vans Warped Tour 2016 Kicks Off with Live Webcast, Diverse Lineup
June 24, 2016
Vans Warped Tour 2016 Kicks Off with Live Webcast, Diverse Lineup

Today, June 24, the Vans Warped Tour begins its annual run across North America with an eclectic lineup that blends up-and-coming acts with stalwarts of the scene. To celebrate the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Sammy Hagar & the Circle Howl for Rock and Roll with Energetic New Album, ‘Crazy Times’ (Listen/Buy)
September 30, 2022
Out Now: Sammy Hagar & the Circle Howl for Rock and Roll with Energetic New Album, ‘Crazy Times’ (Listen/Buy)

Sammy Hagar and the Circle is a reputable supergroup of hard-rock royalty. Led by the “Red Rocker” himself, the ensemble is filled out by fellow former Van Halen member/bassist Michael...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs for Back-To-School Season
September 14, 2022
Top 11 Songs for Back-To-School Season

School’s back in session — for many children around the United States, it began as early as mid-August, if not earlier — so with that in mind, here’s the latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fontaines D.C.: From Ireland to London to the Rest of the World — Q&A with Bassist Conor Deegan
September 12, 2022
Fontaines D.C.: From Ireland to London to the Rest of the World — Q&A with Bassist Conor Deegan

These are busy times for Fontaines D.C. The post-punk outfit, which hails from Dublin, Ireland (hence the D.C. in their name) but currently calls London home, just launched a key...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne to Play Halftime Show of NFL Kickoff 9/8 (Rams vs. Bills); ‘Patient Number 9’ Album Out 9/9
September 2, 2022
Ozzy Osbourne to Play Halftime Show of NFL Kickoff 9/8 (Rams vs. Bills); ‘Patient Number 9’ Album Out 9/9

Are you ready for some football — and Ozzy Osbourne? Next week, the NFL will begin its 2022-23 season. Also next week (Friday, Sept. 9 to be precise), Ozzy will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus Overcomes Brandon Boyd’s Back Injury with Rousing California Gigs ft. Sublime with Rome, The Aquadolls (Recap/Photos)
August 30, 2022
Incubus Overcomes Brandon Boyd’s Back Injury with Rousing California Gigs ft. Sublime with Rome, The Aquadolls (Recap/Photos)

Note: The following includes a recap of Incubus, Sublime with Rome and The Aquadolls at FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine, Calif., on Aug, 27, 2022, interspersed with photos of the show...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Ain’t No Picnic Wraps Enchanting Weekend in LA with Eclectic Mix and Impossibly Good Vibes (Recap)
August 29, 2022
This Ain’t No Picnic Wraps Enchanting Weekend in LA with Eclectic Mix and Impossibly Good Vibes (Recap)

“I learned to drive in this parking lot,” cracked Phoebe Bridgers from the Fairway stage of This Ain’t No Picnic on Sunday night, the final night of the two-day festival...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS: Rob Zombie & Mudvayne Bring ‘Freaks on Parade’ Tour to Las Vegas
August 18, 2022
PHOTOS: Rob Zombie & Mudvayne Bring ‘Freaks on Parade’ Tour to Las Vegas

One of this summer’s ultimate “throwback” concert tours for hard rock/metal fans of the early 2000s, the Freaks on Parade tour brought together co-headliners Rob Zombie and Mudvayne, two of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joni Mitchell ‘The Asylum Albums (1972 – 1975)’ Collection Coming 9/23; Preview with Remastered Track
July 28, 2022
Joni Mitchell ‘The Asylum Albums (1972 – 1975)’ Collection Coming 9/23; Preview with Remastered Track

On Sept. 23, the next collection of music in the Joni Mitchell Archives series will be released when The Asylum Albums (1972 – 1975) box set is made available by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros. Announce 13-City Fall Tour, with Three Nights in SF for Weir’s 75th Birthday
July 25, 2022
Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros. Announce 13-City Fall Tour, with Three Nights in SF for Weir’s 75th Birthday

Fresh off the conclusion of another Dead and Company summer stadium run, Bob Weir already has plans for a fall run with his Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros. ensemble (himself,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Dawes Lets It All Out with Experimental, Loose ‘Misadventures of Doomscroller’ LP (Listen)
July 22, 2022
Out Now: Dawes Lets It All Out with Experimental, Loose ‘Misadventures of Doomscroller’ LP (Listen)

Los Angeles indie/rock outfit Dawes returned today, July 22, with Misadventures of Doomscroller — the eighth studio album from the band and a stark departure from what came before. It’s...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radio Station Plays Rage Against the Machine “Killing in the Name” on Loop After Layoffs, Format Change
June 30, 2022
Radio Station Plays Rage Against the Machine “Killing in the Name” on Loop After Layoffs, Format Change

“Killing in the Name” is one of the most consistently relevant protest songs of the past few decades. Originally released by Rage Against the Machine in 1992 as a visceral...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rina Sawayama Pays Tribute to Her Mother with Soaring Indie/Pop Anthem, “Catch Me In The Air”
June 28, 2022
Rina Sawayama Pays Tribute to Her Mother with Soaring Indie/Pop Anthem, “Catch Me In The Air”

Multifaceted singer/songwriter Rina Sawayama is gearing up for the Sept. 2 release of her new album, Hold The Girl, which is shaping up to be among the year’s most anticipated releases...

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 | Punk/Ska Revivalists the Interrupters Unleash High-Energy Punk Blast “Jailbird”; ‘In the Wild’ LP 8/5
June 23, 2022
Punk/Ska Revivalists the Interrupters Unleash High-Energy Punk Blast “Jailbird”; ‘In the Wild’ LP 8/5

The Interrupters, the punk/ska band that hit it big in 2018 with “She’s Kerosene,” the breakthrough track that helped Fight the Good Fight crack the Billboard 200, will release a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stewart Copeland on ‘The Police: Around the World’ Reissue, Writing Operas and the Pull of Nostalgia
June 13, 2022
Stewart Copeland on ‘The Police: Around the World’ Reissue, Writing Operas and the Pull of Nostalgia

Back in the fall of 1978, a little-known trio called The Police landed on US shores, winning over exceedingly small audiences in clubs in New York City, Philadelphia and Boston....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Liam Gallagher Brings the People Together with ‘C’mon You Know,’ His Most Realized Solo LP (Listen)
May 27, 2022
Out Now: Liam Gallagher Brings the People Together with ‘C’mon You Know,’ His Most Realized Solo LP (Listen)

Longtime Oasis singer, Britpop icon and all-around unforgettable cultural figure Liam Gallagher has released his third solo album, C’mon You Know. Along the way to the album’s launch, Gallagher and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 1969 Fender Guitar Kurt Cobain Used in Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Video Sold at Auction for $4.5M
May 23, 2022
The 1969 Fender Guitar Kurt Cobain Used in Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Video Sold at Auction for $4.5M

The blue 1969 Fender Mustang Kurt Cobain of Nirvana used in his band’s genre-busting, decade-defining and legendary music video for 1991’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” just sold at auction for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Police Revisit ‘The Police: Around the World’ Doc for ‘Restored and Expanded Edition’
May 20, 2022
Out Now: The Police Revisit ‘The Police: Around the World’ Doc for ‘Restored and Expanded Edition’

The Police: Around the World, capturing moments from the first-ever world tour from The Police in 1980 and ’81, has been something of a favorite among fans of the Rock &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Harry Styles Welcomes the World to ‘Harry’s House,’ a Vibrant, Expressive and Irresistible New Album (Listen)
May 20, 2022
Harry Styles Welcomes the World to ‘Harry’s House,’ a Vibrant, Expressive and Irresistible New Album (Listen)

Today, May 20, Harry Styles released his globally anticipated new record, Harry’s House. The third solo record from the English pop/indie superstar, Harry’s House was previewed with the infectious “As...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Florence + the Machine Cover Iggy & the Stooges’ “Search and Destroy”; ‘Dance Fever’ Deluxe Out Now
May 18, 2022
Hear Florence + the Machine Cover Iggy & the Stooges’ “Search and Destroy”; ‘Dance Fever’ Deluxe Out Now

This past Friday, May 13, Florence + the Machine returned with a powerful new album, Dance Fever. It has already been followed with a Deluxe Edition, which Welch shared to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Florence + the Machine Returns with Sweeping, Hopeful New Album ‘Dance Fever’ (Listen)
May 13, 2022
Out Now: Florence + the Machine Returns with Sweeping, Hopeful New Album ‘Dance Fever’ (Listen)

Florence Welch composed much of the material on Dance Fever, her new album with Florence + the Machine released today, May 13, during the pandemic. Despite those circumstances, it’s a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Death Cab for Cutie: New Album ‘Asphalt Meadows’ Out 9/16, Shares “Roman Candles,” Sets Tour
May 11, 2022
Death Cab for Cutie: New Album ‘Asphalt Meadows’ Out 9/16, Shares “Roman Candles,” Sets Tour

On Sept. 16, Ben Gibbard and his esteemed indie band, Death Cab for Cutie, will return with Asphalt Meadows, their tenth studio album to date.  The news was made official...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lifelong Dreams Realized: HAIM Packs the Hollywood Bowl for Emotional, Sold-Out Homecoming Concert/Party
May 2, 2022
Lifelong Dreams Realized: HAIM Packs the Hollywood Bowl for Emotional, Sold-Out Homecoming Concert/Party

Growing up in the San Fernando Valley, the HAIM sisters — Danielle, Alana and Este — developed the same dreams as millions of other aspiring rock stars: stardom, the type...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee Shares “See You Soon,” New Full-Length Album ‘Beatopia’ Out 7/15 (On Tour Now)
April 27, 2022
beabadoobee Shares “See You Soon,” New Full-Length Album ‘Beatopia’ Out 7/15 (On Tour Now)

A few years into her career, beabadoobee (project name of singer/songwriter Bea Kristi) has carved a spot for herself in the indie-pop world thanks to her musical roots equally split...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dispatch Debuts Russian Version of its Beloved Antiwar Anthem, “The General,” as a Show of Support for Ukraine
April 27, 2022
Dispatch Debuts Russian Version of its Beloved Antiwar Anthem, “The General,” as a Show of Support for Ukraine

Boston-based indie/roots/jam band Dispatch has a robust catalog of earnest songs speaking out about a number of worldly topics, among them poverty, homelessness, racial issues, violence and beyond, always infusing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘FutureNever,’ a Sprawling and Deeply Reflective Sonic Experience from Silverchair’s Daniel Johns
April 25, 2022
Out Now: ‘FutureNever,’ a Sprawling and Deeply Reflective Sonic Experience from Silverchair’s Daniel Johns

When Daniel Johns, longtime front man of the Australian alt/rock band Silverchair, re-emerged in late 2021 with word of a new solo record, he did so with a statement that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Liam Gallagher Rocks a London Rooftop in Uplifting “Better Days” Video; ‘C’mon You Know’ LP Out 5/27
April 22, 2022
Liam Gallagher Rocks a London Rooftop in Uplifting “Better Days” Video; ‘C’mon You Know’ LP Out 5/27

The build-up to the May 27 release of C’mon You Know, the third solo album from longtime Oasis singer and Britpop icon Liam Gallagher, has emphasized this record’s difference from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deftones’ Greek Theatre Tour Stop a Reminder How They Survived the ‘Nu-Metal’ Genre They Helped Create (Recap)
April 21, 2022
Deftones’ Greek Theatre Tour Stop a Reminder How They Survived the ‘Nu-Metal’ Genre They Helped Create (Recap)

The vibe at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday night was one of relief. Deftones were in town for a concert, but not just any concert: A gig...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rammstein Goes All In on the Horrors of Too Much Plastic Surgery in Wild New “Zick Zack” Video; ‘Zeit’ LP Out 4/29
April 7, 2022
Rammstein Goes All In on the Horrors of Too Much Plastic Surgery in Wild New “Zick Zack” Video; ‘Zeit’ LP Out 4/29

For decades, Rammstein has had a knack for delivering unforgettable music videos with stark visual imagery — effective enough that even if you don’t speak German and understand what lead...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Going to Coachella 2022 (or Watching the Live Stream)? Don’t Miss These 21 Acts Across All Stages
April 6, 2022
Going to Coachella 2022 (or Watching the Live Stream)? Don’t Miss These 21 Acts Across All Stages

This article spotlighting acts to catch at Coachella was first written for the 2020 event, but it has now been updated to reflect the 2022 lineup and details.  Headliners. When...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Everclear Announces 30th Anniversary Tour with Special Guests Fastball and The Nixons
April 4, 2022
Everclear Announces 30th Anniversary Tour with Special Guests Fastball and The Nixons

It’s been a long road for Art Alexakis and Everclear, and this summer the alt/rock band will embark on a special tour to commemorate its 30th anniversary, a tour that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Harry Styles Shares a Glimpse Into ‘Harry’s House’ with a Stylish New Music Video for “As It Was”
April 1, 2022
Harry Styles Shares a Glimpse Into ‘Harry’s House’ with a Stylish New Music Video for “As It Was”

After putting the world on notice about the impending release of a new album titled Harry’s House, global pop superstar Harry Styles didn’t make folks wait very long for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alt-J and Portugal. the Man Tour: A Perfect Pairing of Unpredictable Indie/Alt Pioneers (Recap of LA Show 3/27)
March 28, 2022
Alt-J and Portugal. the Man Tour: A Perfect Pairing of Unpredictable Indie/Alt Pioneers (Recap of LA Show 3/27)

The combination of English indie/rock trio Alt-J and Portland-by-way-of-Alaska alt/psychedelic/indie ensemble Portugal. the Man sounded like a solid pairing when the groups’ current tour was announced a few months back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ First-Ever All-Acoustic Album, ‘Changeup’ (Listen)
March 25, 2022
Out Now: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ First-Ever All-Acoustic Album, ‘Changeup’ (Listen)

There’s a first for everything — and today, March 25, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Joan Jett & the Blackhearts released Changeup, their very first all-acoustic record. The first-ever...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee Previews New Album ‘Beatopia’ (Out 7/15) with “Talk”; U.S. Headlining Tour Starts in April
March 23, 2022
beabadoobee Previews New Album ‘Beatopia’ (Out 7/15) with “Talk”; U.S. Headlining Tour Starts in April

beabadoobee, the buzzworthy singer/songwriter (real name: Bea Kristi) who unleashed her dynamic debut album, Fake It Flowers, in October of 2020 to acclaim and enthusiasm that has only grown bigger in the time...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Harry Styles Announces New Album, ‘Harry’s House,’ Coming 5/20 — Here’s Why You Should Be Excited
March 23, 2022
Harry Styles Announces New Album, ‘Harry’s House,’ Coming 5/20 — Here’s Why You Should Be Excited

What’s sure to be one of the biggest albums of the year is set for a May 20 release: Harry’s House, a new studio album from Harry Styles. It will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson Announces Outlaw Music Festival Tour 2022 with ZZ Top, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit & More
March 21, 2022
Willie Nelson Announces Outlaw Music Festival Tour 2022 with ZZ Top, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit & More

The Outlaw Music Festival Tour will return this summer, spearheaded as always by curator/headliner Willie Nelson. Announced on Monday, the touring festival will feature an impressive lineup of participating acts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum Q&A: Michael C. Hall, Peter Yanowitz & Matt Katz-Bohen Preview First U.S. Tour (Launching 3/20)
March 18, 2022
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum Q&A: Michael C. Hall, Peter Yanowitz & Matt Katz-Bohen Preview First U.S. Tour (Launching 3/20)

After meeting on the set of a Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under acting fame, as well as starring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: John Mayer Wraps Three Nights of the ‘Sob Rock Tour’ in Los Angeles with Heart, Soul and … Jokes
March 17, 2022
Recap: John Mayer Wraps Three Nights of the ‘Sob Rock Tour’ in Los Angeles with Heart, Soul and … Jokes

John Mayer is not the same as you remember him. The singer/songwriter/guitarist may still have the same enviable hairstyle and gentle croon that helped put him on the map in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: 311 Lets Loose with Fans at 311 Day 2022 in Las Vegas, a Weekend of Mutual Enthusiasm (and 88 Songs!)
March 16, 2022
Recap: 311 Lets Loose with Fans at 311 Day 2022 in Las Vegas, a Weekend of Mutual Enthusiasm (and 88 Songs!)

“So let everybody gather, the more the better.” The line, delivered by singer Nick Hexum on 311‘s 1995 self-titled Blue album on the song “Hive,” sums up the aesthetic of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Police: Around the World’ Restored & Expanded Edition Coming 5/20 (Pre-Order)
March 14, 2022
‘The Police: Around the World’ Restored & Expanded Edition Coming 5/20 (Pre-Order)

Around the World, capturing moments from the first-ever world tour from The Police in 1979 and 1980, has been something of a favorite among Police fans for decades — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Shinedown Takes Aim at ‘Cancel Culture’ in Cinematic New “Planet Zero” Video; New Album & Tour in April
March 3, 2022
Shinedown Takes Aim at ‘Cancel Culture’ in Cinematic New “Planet Zero” Video; New Album & Tour in April

Shinedown has become one of the biggest hard-rock bands in recent history, and the group scored another major chart victory with “Planet Zero.” The song, the title track from Shinedown’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The War on Drugs Extend Tour Supporting ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Into the Fall – Including First Red Rocks Gig
February 22, 2022
The War on Drugs Extend Tour Supporting ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Into the Fall – Including First Red Rocks Gig

After releasing a sweepingly powerful new album, I Don’t Live Here Anymore, in October, Philadelphia-based indie/rock ensemble The War on Drugs has a busy tour schedule ahead in the coming months — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Q&A: The Story Behind ‘Studio 666,’ Fake Vomit and the Foo Fighters Bringing Back the Rock & Roll Movie
February 18, 2022
Dave Grohl Q&A: The Story Behind ‘Studio 666,’ Fake Vomit and the Foo Fighters Bringing Back the Rock & Roll Movie

Leave it to Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters to bring back the concept of the “band movie.” Once a popular career move for acts like the Beatles and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kenny Loggins & Jim Messina to Play Two Shows at Hollywood Bowl in July — Duo’s First L.A. Gigs in 50 Years
February 17, 2022
Kenny Loggins & Jim Messina to Play Two Shows at Hollywood Bowl in July — Duo’s First L.A. Gigs in 50 Years

Earlier this week, the Hollywood Bowl announced its 2022 concert schedule for the summer, and two shows in particular were especially noteworthy. On July 15 and 16, legendary singer/songwriters Kenny...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: I Danced in the Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show with Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar and 50 Cent
February 15, 2022
Behind the Curtain: I Danced in the Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show with Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar and 50 Cent

Super Bowl Weekend is one of the most popular television events of the year, essentially an unofficial national holiday. The annual championship game between the National Football League’s top two...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘In the Court of the Crimson King,’ a New King Crimson Documentary Set to Premiere at SXSW
February 3, 2022
Preview ‘In the Court of the Crimson King,’ a New King Crimson Documentary Set to Premiere at SXSW

“I can’t be the only sane man in this asylum,” says King Crimson mastermind Robert Fripp at the end of the trailer for a new documentary titled In the Court...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bright Eyes Sets 2022 Tour Dates and Expansive Reissue/Re-Recorded Album Series
February 1, 2022
Bright Eyes Sets 2022 Tour Dates and Expansive Reissue/Re-Recorded Album Series

Long-running indie band Bright Eyes announced an extensive set of tour dates on Tuesday that will keep the Conor Oberst-led group quite busy for much of the rest of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Keys Set 32-Date ‘Dropout Boogie’ North American Tour ft. Band of Horses Starting in July
January 31, 2022
The Black Keys Set 32-Date ‘Dropout Boogie’ North American Tour ft. Band of Horses Starting in July

Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney of The Black Keys will get back out on the road this summer on the Dropout Boogie tour, the celebrated blues/rock duo announced on Monday....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Jethro Tull Re-Emerges with New Album, ‘The Zealot Gene’ (First in Over Two Decades!)
January 28, 2022
Out Now: Jethro Tull Re-Emerges with New Album, ‘The Zealot Gene’ (First in Over Two Decades!)

Ending a nearly two-decade gap between new studio recordings, Ian Anderson and Jethro Tull have returned today, Jan. 28, with The Zealot Gene. It’s the 22nd full-length record from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rage Against the Machine Reschedules Highly Anticipated U.S. Tour (Again); Half of Tour Indefinitely Postponed
January 20, 2022
Rage Against the Machine Reschedules Highly Anticipated U.S. Tour (Again); Half of Tour Indefinitely Postponed

When the lineup and details were announced last week for the 2022 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, it was notable that Rage Against the Machine was no longer among...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 35th Annual Tibet House US Virtual Benefit Concert 3/3: Keanu Reeves, Patti Smith, Trey Anastasio, Laurie Anderson, More to Toast Philip Glass for 85th Birthday
January 20, 2022
35th Annual Tibet House US Virtual Benefit Concert 3/3: Keanu Reeves, Patti Smith, Trey Anastasio, Laurie Anderson, More to Toast Philip Glass for 85th Birthday

March 3 is the date of this year’s 35th Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert, one of New York City’s longest-running and most beloved cultural events. A virtual experience live...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Tears for Fears: Stream “Break the Man,” New Album ‘The Tipping Point’ Coming 2/25
January 13, 2022
New Tears for Fears: Stream “Break the Man,” New Album ‘The Tipping Point’ Coming 2/25

Tears for Fears are readying a new album, The Tipping Point, which will serve as the first new album from Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith since 2004. It’s been previewed over...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2022 Lineup Announced: Billie Eilish/Harry Styles/Kanye West to Headline
January 12, 2022
Coachella 2022 Lineup Announced: Billie Eilish/Harry Styles/Kanye West to Headline

The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival unveiled its 2022 lineup on Wednesday for its planned return to the polo fields of Indio, Calif. in April. There hasn’t been a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Jethro Tull: Watch an Animated Video for the Title Track from ‘The Zealot Gene,’ Coming 1/28
January 12, 2022
New Jethro Tull: Watch an Animated Video for the Title Track from ‘The Zealot Gene,’ Coming 1/28

Led as always by Ian Anderson, Jethro Tull is readying a new album, The Zealot Gene. The record will be released on January 28 via InsideOutMusic/Sony Music, the first release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Pumas Back the Hype with Triumphant Concert at the YouTube Theater in LA (Watch in Full via Live Stream)
December 20, 2021
Black Pumas Back the Hype with Triumphant Concert at the YouTube Theater in LA (Watch in Full via Live Stream)

Black Pumas brought their incredible live show to the YouTube Theater in LA, reinforcing the massive hype the band has received over the past year.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Neil Young + Crazy Horse Go Back to the ‘Barn’ for Inspired New Album (Listen)
December 10, 2021
Out Now: Neil Young + Crazy Horse Go Back to the ‘Barn’ for Inspired New Album (Listen)

Barn is the title of a new album from Neil Young & Crazy Horse out today, Dec. 10. Drawing its name from the site of the legendary ensemble’s recording studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Tears for Fears: Watch a Video for the Tender “No Small Thing”; ‘The Tipping Point’ LP Out 2/25
December 8, 2021
New Tears for Fears: Watch a Video for the Tender “No Small Thing”; ‘The Tipping Point’ LP Out 2/25

Early next year, Tears for Fears will return with The Tipping Point, the first new album from Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith since 2004. The record is due out on Feb. 25 and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judas Priest Announces Rescheduled ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour for 2022 with Special Guest Queensryche
November 29, 2021
Judas Priest Announces Rescheduled ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour for 2022 with Special Guest Queensryche

In late September, Judas Priest announced that its scheduled 50 Heavy Metal Years anniversary tour was being shelved, the result of guitarist Richie Faulkner rupturing his aorta onstage and requiring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taylor Swift’s “All Too Well” Passes Don McLean’s “American Pie” as the Longest No. 1 Hit of All Time
November 22, 2021
Taylor Swift’s “All Too Well” Passes Don McLean’s “American Pie” as the Longest No. 1 Hit of All Time

Taylor Swift just continues her dominance of … well, everything — and her latest feat finds the global pop star passing an all-time legend on the Billboard charts. “All Too...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Everclear and Wheatus Dial it Back to the Late ’90s-Early 2000s with High-Energy Show in LA
November 17, 2021
Recap: Everclear and Wheatus Dial it Back to the Late ’90s-Early 2000s with High-Energy Show in LA

When Everclear main man Art Alexakis addressed the crowd at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles on Nov. 16 with the question, “Does anybody here remember the ’90s?”, he struggled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Miss Warped Tour? Catch the ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ Tour with Neck Deep/Boston Manor/Zero 9:36/Heart Attack Man/Oxymorrons
November 15, 2021
Recap: Miss Warped Tour? Catch the ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ Tour with Neck Deep/Boston Manor/Zero 9:36/Heart Attack Man/Oxymorrons

For years, the Vans Warped Tour entertained the youth of America with an annual summer gathering of the “underground” scene, a morning-to-night slate of entertainment featuring bands from across the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tears for Fears Announce 2022 Tour Supporing ‘The Tipping Point’; Garbage to Support in U.S.
November 12, 2021
Tears for Fears Announce 2022 Tour Supporing ‘The Tipping Point’; Garbage to Support in U.S.

On Feb. 25, Tears for Fears will return with The Tipping Point, the first new album from Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith since 2004. The English pop icons previewed it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Review: Thrice Explores its Vast and Versatile Catalog at the Hollywood Palladium on ‘Horizons/East’ Tour
November 1, 2021
Live Review: Thrice Explores its Vast and Versatile Catalog at the Hollywood Palladium on ‘Horizons/East’ Tour

The Thrice that records and tours in 2021 is not the Thrice that formed in 1998 in Orange County, California. As the years have flown by, the group — guitarist/vocalist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains) Casts Light to the Darkness on New Album ‘Brighten,’ His First Since 2002
October 29, 2021
Out Now: Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains) Casts Light to the Darkness on New Album ‘Brighten,’ His First Since 2002

It’s been nearly 20 years since Jerry Cantrell, guitarist/songwriter/vocalist of Alice in Chains, released a solo record — but today, Oct. 29, he returned with Brighten, which is effectively the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ Ride Again in Jesse Lauter’s New Rock-umentary (Q&A)
October 28, 2021
‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ Ride Again in Jesse Lauter’s New Rock-umentary (Q&A)

Enjoy a Q&A with Jesse Lauter, the filmmaker behind the new Learning To Live Together: The Return of Mad Dogs & Englishmen documentary.  Art history is littered with tragic tales...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Todd Rundgren Q&A: Space Travel, Mortality, Revisiting His Past on the Road and the Rock Hall
October 11, 2021
Todd Rundgren Q&A: Space Travel, Mortality, Revisiting His Past on the Road and the Rock Hall

For more than  50 years, Todd Rundgren has proven to be a true musical wunderkind, blessed with dazzling skills as a singer, instrumentalist, songwriter and arranger with his bands The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs By Classic Rock Trios
October 11, 2021
Top 11 Songs By Classic Rock Trios

“In the Police, in a trio situation—which I’ve come back to now—it’s just so wide open that it does actually provide this arena where you can play with a certain...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Mick Jagger Dance Up a Storm at the Rolling Stones’ ‘No Filter’ Tour Opener in St. Louis
September 27, 2021
Watch Mick Jagger Dance Up a Storm at the Rolling Stones’ ‘No Filter’ Tour Opener in St. Louis

The Rolling Stones launched the new dates of their No Filter tour this past Sunday night in St. Louis. Hearts heavy as the English rock band soldiered on without drummer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce 2022 Tour on the ‘News’ (on 30th Anniversary of ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’)
September 24, 2021
Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce 2022 Tour on the ‘News’ (on 30th Anniversary of ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’)

Update Oct. 7: The Red Hot Chili Peppers announced the tour dates for this massive 2022 outing — click here for full details. —– Shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic hit...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Guns N’ Roses: Stream “Hard Skool,” a Reworked ‘Chinese Democracy’-Era Song ft. Vintage Axl Rose Vocals
September 24, 2021
New Guns N’ Roses: Stream “Hard Skool,” a Reworked ‘Chinese Democracy’-Era Song ft. Vintage Axl Rose Vocals

Back in early August, Guns N’ Roses surprise-debuted a new song, “Absurd,” a reworked version of a long-existing demo recording known as “Silkworms” that originated from the lengthy album sessions...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘He Was the Rock the Rest of it Was Built Around’: Rolling Stones Reflect on Charlie Watts in ‘Rolling Stone’
September 23, 2021
‘He Was the Rock the Rest of it Was Built Around’: Rolling Stones Reflect on Charlie Watts in ‘Rolling Stone’

Earlier this week, The Rolling Stones made their first public appearance since the passing of drummer Charlie Watts. At the event, a private gig for New England Patriots owner Robert...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Premiere Music Video for “Living in the Heart of Love,” from ‘Tattoo You’ 40th Anniversary Edition
September 22, 2021
Rolling Stones Premiere Music Video for “Living in the Heart of Love,” from ‘Tattoo You’ 40th Anniversary Edition

The Rolling Stones have dug deep into the vaults to release a new music video for “Living in the Heart of Love,” a previously unreleased track that is included in...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Postpones 2021 European/U.K. ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates to 2023, Citing Hip Pain from a Fall
September 16, 2021
Elton John Postpones 2021 European/U.K. ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates to 2023, Citing Hip Pain from a Fall

Sir Elton John was planning to resume his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour dates in Europe and the U.K. before the new year, but on Wednesday the legendary singer/songwriter announced...

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 | Rolling Stones: ‘Tattoo You’ 40th Anniversary Edition Out 10/22; Stream Unreleased “Living in the Heart of Love”
August 19, 2021
Rolling Stones: ‘Tattoo You’ 40th Anniversary Edition Out 10/22; Stream Unreleased “Living in the Heart of Love”

On Oct. 22, The Rolling Stones will revisit 1981’s Tattoo You for a lavish 40th anniversary reissue featuring nine previously unreleased recordings from the album sessions. The legendary English band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Foo Fighters Fan Named Lauren Shred “Monkey Wrench” Alongside the Band at Their Kansas Concert
August 6, 2021
Watch a Foo Fighters Fan Named Lauren Shred “Monkey Wrench” Alongside the Band at Their Kansas Concert

Thursday night’s Foo Fighters concert in Bonner Springs, Kansas, had it all. Before the show even happened, Dave Grohl and the guys delivered a little bit of disco to some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Unleash Aggressive Studio Version of “Absurd,” Band’s First New Song in 13 Years
August 6, 2021
Guns N’ Roses Unleash Aggressive Studio Version of “Absurd,” Band’s First New Song in 13 Years

Earlier this week, Axl Rose, Slash and Guns N’ Roses played a new song, “Absurd,” live at Fenway Park. A reworked version of a long-existing demo song titled “Silkworms,” the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Violet Grohl Join Her Dad Dave and the Foo Fighters to Sing X’s “Nausea” at Lollapalooza 2021
August 2, 2021
Watch Violet Grohl Join Her Dad Dave and the Foo Fighters to Sing X’s “Nausea” at Lollapalooza 2021

This past weekend, the Foo Fighters headlined Sunday night of the Lollapalooza Festival, which returned to Chicago’s Grant Park after being cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Los Lobos’ New Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Covers Set Honoring Their Hometown of Los Angeles (Listen)
July 30, 2021
Out Now: Los Lobos’ New Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Covers Set Honoring Their Hometown of Los Angeles (Listen)

Today, Los Lobos returned with a new covers album, Native Sons, which is billed as a “love letter to Los Angeles,” the hometown of the legendary rock/Tex-Mex/Latin rock band that has...

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 | Grateful Dead ‘Listen to the River: St. Louis ’71, ’72, ’73’ Box Set Out 10/1; Stream “Sugaree” from the Fox Theatre ’71
July 21, 2021
Grateful Dead ‘Listen to the River: St. Louis ’71, ’72, ’73’ Box Set Out 10/1; Stream “Sugaree” from the Fox Theatre ’71

On Oct. 1, the endless Grateful Dead live vaults will open up once again for a new box set chronicling seven shows that showcased the strong bond between the jam...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 to Live Stream 10 Shows from Fall Tour with Iration and Iya Terra; Tix on Sale Now
July 20, 2021
311 to Live Stream 10 Shows from Fall Tour with Iration and Iya Terra; Tix on Sale Now

After hosting a series of well-received live stream concert events from their studio in Los Angeles during the pandemic, 311 has found a way to incorporate that success into its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Thrice Debuts New Track “Scavengers,” New Album ‘Horizons/East’ Out 9/17
July 20, 2021
Thrice Debuts New Track “Scavengers,” New Album ‘Horizons/East’ Out 9/17

Orange County-based rock/experimental band Thrice will release a new studio album, Horizons/East, on Sept. 17. The band’s 11th studio album to date, it was previewed on Tuesday with a track...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Go Disco: Stream ‘Hail Satin,’ the Band’s Bee Gees Covers EP (and B-Side of Live Tracks)
July 20, 2021
Foo Fighters Go Disco: Stream ‘Hail Satin,’ the Band’s Bee Gees Covers EP (and B-Side of Live Tracks)

Dave Grohl‘s falsetto may — no, it will — catch you off guard the first time you put on Hail Satin, the new EP of disco covers from the Foo...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Yacht Rock Vibes Are Strong with John Mayer’s Melancholy New Album ‘Sob Rock’ (Listen)
July 16, 2021
Out Now: The Yacht Rock Vibes Are Strong with John Mayer’s Melancholy New Album ‘Sob Rock’ (Listen)

For most of his career, there’s been a consistent yearning expressed through the music of John Mayer, and that’s very much the case with the singer/songwriter‘s new album, Sob Rock,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Give the Bee Gees’ “You Should Be Dancing” a Rock Makeover — Kinda (‘Dee Gees’ LP Out 7/17 for Record Store Day)
July 12, 2021
Foo Fighters Give the Bee Gees’ “You Should Be Dancing” a Rock Makeover — Kinda (‘Dee Gees’ LP Out 7/17 for Record Store Day)

Recently, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters announced something that on the surface sounds quite intriguing: Hail Satin, A collection of Bee Gees covers released as The Dee Gees (Grohl’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘The Day The Music Came Back,’ a Behind-The-Scenes Look at Foo Fighters’ Reopening of Madison Square Garden on 6/20
July 8, 2021
Watch ‘The Day The Music Came Back,’ a Behind-The-Scenes Look at Foo Fighters’ Reopening of Madison Square Garden on 6/20

Back on June 20, Foo Fighters played a full-capacity concert at NYC’s Madison Square Garden, the first such live event at the famed venue since before the COVID-19 pandemic. The highly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Lobos Cover Jackson Browne’s “Jamaica Say You Will,” from ‘Native Sons’ LP Honoring Los Angeles (Out 7/30)
July 8, 2021
Los Lobos Cover Jackson Browne’s “Jamaica Say You Will,” from ‘Native Sons’ LP Honoring Los Angeles (Out 7/30)

On July 30, Los Lobos will return with a new covers album, Native Sons, which is billed as a “love letter to Los Angeles,” the hometown of the legendary rock/Tex-Mex/Latin rock band that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Two Wildly Different Spins on Metallica’s “Holier Than Thou,” from Biffy Clyro and OFF!, from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ Album Project
July 8, 2021
Hear Two Wildly Different Spins on Metallica’s “Holier Than Thou,” from Biffy Clyro and OFF!, from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ Album Project

53 different acts contribute their services to The Metallica Blacklist, a comprehensive covers album project launched by the metal gods to commemorate the 30th anniversary of their breakthrough 1991 self-titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello Doesn’t Care if Olivia Rodrigo’s “Brutal” Sounds Like “Pump It Up”: ‘It’s How Rock and Roll Works’
June 30, 2021
Elvis Costello Doesn’t Care if Olivia Rodrigo’s “Brutal” Sounds Like “Pump It Up”: ‘It’s How Rock and Roll Works’

Olivia Rodrigo is everywhere these days. The 18-year-old singer/songwriter/Disney star released her debut full-length album, Sour, back in May and has enjoyed groundbreaking acclaim the world over, led by the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Metallica’s “Sad but True” Covered by Jason Isbell, St. Vincent and Sam Fender (from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’)
June 29, 2021
Hear Metallica’s “Sad but True” Covered by Jason Isbell, St. Vincent and Sam Fender (from ‘The Metallica Blacklist’)

The Metallica Blacklist, a comprehensive and dizzingly eclectic album cover project launched by the metal gods to commemorate their breakthrough 1991 self-titled Black Album, is shaping up quite nicely —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Modest Mouse Adds to its Established Indie Legacy with New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ (Listen)
June 25, 2021
Out Now: Modest Mouse Adds to its Established Indie Legacy with New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ (Listen)

The Golden Casket is the new studio album from Modest Mouse, the long-running indie/rock band‘s new album and first since 2015. At its essence is a core theme of ruminating...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee Releases ‘Our Extended Play’ EP, Co-Written with The 1975; U.S. Headlining Tour This Fall
June 23, 2021
beabadoobee Releases ‘Our Extended Play’ EP, Co-Written with The 1975; U.S. Headlining Tour This Fall

beabadoobee, the buzzworthy singer/songwriter (real name: Bea Kristi) who unleashed her dynamic debut album, Fake It Flowers, last fall, returned this week with Our Extended Play, a new EP featuring four new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Celebratory Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 79th Birthday
June 18, 2021
A Celebratory Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 79th Birthday

Portions of this piece originally ran for a previous birthday celebration on behalf of Sir Paul McCartney, so here it is again for his 79th … Back in 1967, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dropkick Murphys and Rancid ‘From Boston to Berkeley II’ U.S. Tour Set for August-October 2021
June 14, 2021
Dropkick Murphys and Rancid ‘From Boston to Berkeley II’ U.S. Tour Set for August-October 2021

A rescheduled version of the planned (and scrapped) 2020 From Boston to Berkeley co-headlining tour from punk icons Dropkick Murphys and Rancid is back on — and will now take...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Shares “Brando,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Out 6/25 (Tour On Sale Now)
June 8, 2021
Lucy Dacus Shares “Brando,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Out 6/25 (Tour On Sale Now)

Lucy Dacus is preparing to release her awaited new studio album, Home Video, on June 25. The singer/songwriter/member of boygenius alongside Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers has been previewing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Grammy Hall of Fame Singer B.J. Thomas: 1942-2021
June 1, 2021
Rest in Peace, Grammy Hall of Fame Singer B.J. Thomas: 1942-2021

B.J. Thomas, whose hit songs of the 1960s and 70s (including “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”) made him a household name among various musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce New 2021 Tour Dates, Starting 7/24 (Plus New Green Day Song ‘Polyanna’)
May 17, 2021
Hella Mega Tour: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce New 2021 Tour Dates, Starting 7/24 (Plus New Green Day Song ‘Polyanna’)

The Hella Mega Tour, the gigantic stadium package put together by Green Day, Weezer, and Fall Out Boy, has been shifted — slightly, this time — after its initial 2020...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Los Lobos: New Covers Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Love Letter to Los Angeles, Out 7/30; Stream Two Songs
May 5, 2021
Los Lobos: New Covers Album ‘Native Sons,’ a Love Letter to Los Angeles, Out 7/30; Stream Two Songs

On July 30, Los Lobos will return with a new covers album, Native Sons, which is billed as a “love letter to Los Angeles,” the hometown of the legendary rock/Tex-Mex/Latin...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart ‘1975-1978’ 5-LP Box Set Coming 6/4, ft. His First Four Warner Bros. Albums (Pre-Order)
April 15, 2021
Rod Stewart ‘1975-1978’ 5-LP Box Set Coming 6/4, ft. His First Four Warner Bros. Albums (Pre-Order)

When Rod Stewart moved to the United States and inked a record deal with Warner Bros. Records, it marked a significant point in his heralded career — and on June...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Mike Love and the Beach Boys’ Re-Recording of 1970’s ‘Add Some Music To Your Day’
March 1, 2021
Hear Mike Love and the Beach Boys’ Re-Recording of 1970’s ‘Add Some Music To Your Day’

California Music Presents Add Some Music is an upcoming album featuring Beach Boys legends Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnstone and David Marks, plus Wendy and Carnie Wilson (Brian’s daughters), Matt...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Jefferson Starship Debuts ‘Setting Sun’ Music Video (& a Chat with David Freiberg)
February 26, 2021
Premiere: Jefferson Starship Debuts ‘Setting Sun’ Music Video (& a Chat with David Freiberg)

Fans of Jefferson Starship agreed it was worth the wait when the band released Mother of the Sun in August 2020. The new EP is Jefferson Starship’s first collection of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Hold Steady Returns with New Album ‘Open Door Policy,’ ‘The Weekender’ Live Stream Shows 3/5-6
February 19, 2021
Out Now: The Hold Steady Returns with New Album ‘Open Door Policy,’ ‘The Weekender’ Live Stream Shows 3/5-6

Open Door Policy is the eighth full-length album from adored Brooklyn indie/rock band The Hold Steady. The record was officially released on Friday. Fronted as always by Craig Finn, it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Haim Revisit Grammy-Nominated ‘Women in Music Pt. III’ with Expanded Edition ft. Taylor Swift, Thundercat
February 19, 2021
Out Now: Haim Revisit Grammy-Nominated ‘Women in Music Pt. III’ with Expanded Edition ft. Taylor Swift, Thundercat

Released back in June, Los Angeles-based indie/rock trio Haim reached a high note with Women in Music Pt. III, the group’s follow-up to 2017’s Something To Tell You and third...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Rupert Neve, Audio Recording Innovator: 1926-2021
February 15, 2021
Rest in Peace Rupert Neve, Audio Recording Innovator: 1926-2021

Rupert Neve has passed away at the age of 94, it was announced via the official website of the revolutionary figure of the audio recording industry. His estate noted that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella, Stagecoach 2021 Festivals Officially Cancelled Due to COVID-19
January 29, 2021
Coachella, Stagecoach 2021 Festivals Officially Cancelled Due to COVID-19

There will be no Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival or Stagecoach Festival taking place in Southern California in April 2021, it was confirmed on Friday. Coachella, which was first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mick Fleetwood: On Honoring Peter Green & the Magic of Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days (The Interview)
January 14, 2021
Mick Fleetwood: On Honoring Peter Green & the Magic of Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days (The Interview)

  In February 2020, just before the world went into lockdown, Mick Fleetwood, the namesake drummer of Fleetwood Mac since its mid-1960s beginnings, corralled an A-List group of his rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Guitar Icon Leslie West of Mountain: 1945-2020
December 23, 2020
Rest in Peace, Guitar Icon Leslie West of Mountain: 1945-2020

On Wednesday, it was confirmed by Dean Guitars that Leslie West, co-founder, guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the band Mountain, has passed away at the age of 75 from cardiac...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Haim Updates the Waitresses’ ‘Christmas Wrapping’ with the Hanukkah-Themed ‘Christmas Wrapping 2020 (All I Want For Christmas Is A Vaccine)’
December 17, 2020
Haim Updates the Waitresses’ ‘Christmas Wrapping’ with the Hanukkah-Themed ‘Christmas Wrapping 2020 (All I Want For Christmas Is A Vaccine)’

“Christmas Wrapping,” the 1981 single from The Waitresses that has become something of a contemporary holiday classic over the years, is one of those infectious earworms that remains a part...

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 | Paul Stanley: KISS’ NYE Pay-Per-View Show Will Break Records, Use ‘A Million Dollars’ Worth of Pyro’ & More
December 7, 2020
Paul Stanley: KISS’ NYE Pay-Per-View Show Will Break Records, Use ‘A Million Dollars’ Worth of Pyro’ & More

2020 has been tough — but Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the rest of KISS have a pretty powerful way of sending this past year to the figurative trash bin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Hold Steady: New Album Out Feb. 2021, New Song ‘Family Farm’ Out Now, Live Stream Gigs 12/3-5
December 2, 2020
The Hold Steady: New Album Out Feb. 2021, New Song ‘Family Farm’ Out Now, Live Stream Gigs 12/3-5

Craig Finn and the Hold Steady are back in action. On Tuesday, the esteemed indie/alt-rock Brooklyn band announced a new album, Open Door Policy, which will be released on February...

Rock Cellar Magazine | COVID-19 Vaccines: Should Americans Get Inoculated When/If a Coronavirus Shot is Made Public?
December 1, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccines: Should Americans Get Inoculated When/If a Coronavirus Shot is Made Public?

“I’ve looked at life from both sides nowFrom win and lose and still somehowIt’s life’s illusions I recallI really don’t know life at all”— Joni Mitchell “Both Sides Now” –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More
November 10, 2020
Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More

In the midst of the coronavirus-imposed lockdown, Conor Oberst and alt-rock darlings Bright Eyes made a surprise return. The band’s excellent new album Down In The Weeds, Where The World...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Share ‘Somebody to Love’ Performance from New ‘Live Around the World’ Release
November 6, 2020
Queen + Adam Lambert Share ‘Somebody to Love’ Performance from New ‘Live Around the World’ Release

On Oct. 2, Queen + Adam Lambert released Live Around the World, the ensemble’s first-ever official live release capturing performances taken from the group’s more than 200 concerts they have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Super-Secret New Wave Side Band The Network is Back with ‘Ivankkka is a Nazi’
November 6, 2020
Green Day’s Super-Secret New Wave Side Band The Network is Back with ‘Ivankkka is a Nazi’

The Network is the New Wave-inspired side project from Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt of Green Day — though they won’t admit that outright. For years, the...

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 | Judgment Day: Should the Number of Judges on the Supreme Court Be Increased?
October 27, 2020
Judgment Day: Should the Number of Judges on the Supreme Court Be Increased?

“I’ve looked at life from both sides now From win and lose and still somehow It’s life’s illusions I recall I really don’t know life at all” — Joni Mitchell...

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 | The ‘Rumours’ Are True: Classic Fleetwood Mac Album Back in the Billboard Top 10 Because of TikTok Meme
October 19, 2020
The ‘Rumours’ Are True: Classic Fleetwood Mac Album Back in the Billboard Top 10 Because of TikTok Meme

Every few days, it seems we’ve reached a wild new chapter in the ongoing saga of Nathan Apodaca, the man who uploaded a video of himself skateboarding and singing along...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Toto: Steve Lukather & Joseph Williams Announce New Lineup, Live Stream Concert Set for Nov. 21
October 19, 2020
Toto: Steve Lukather & Joseph Williams Announce New Lineup, Live Stream Concert Set for Nov. 21

The 40 Trips Around the Sun tour from Toto that wrapped up in Fall 2019 marked the end of an era for the long-running band, the final shows from that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Slippin’ and Slidin,’ New EP from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) — Live Stream 10/17
October 16, 2020
Out Now: ‘Slippin’ and Slidin,’ New EP from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) — Live Stream 10/17

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Inside Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ (Out 10/16) with Adria & Heartbreakers Benmont Tench and Mike Campbell on ‘CBS This Morning’
October 15, 2020
Go Inside Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ (Out 10/16) with Adria & Heartbreakers Benmont Tench and Mike Campbell on ‘CBS This Morning’

This Friday, Oct. 16, will see the long-awaited release of Wildflowers & All the Rest, a deluxe edition release of the 1994 solo album from Tom Petty that the late...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Maynard James Keenan + Puscifer Planning ‘Existential Reckoning: Live at Arcosanti’ Streaming Experience 10/30 with New Album
October 14, 2020
Maynard James Keenan + Puscifer Planning ‘Existential Reckoning: Live at Arcosanti’ Streaming Experience 10/30 with New Album

On Oct. 30, Puscifer — the “side project” and wildly irreverent creative avenue from Tool front man Maynard James Keenan — will release a new album titled Existential Reckoning. That...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Dreams’ by Fleetwood Mac is on the Billboard Hot 100 for the First Time Since 1977 Because of That TikTok Meme
October 13, 2020
‘Dreams’ by Fleetwood Mac is on the Billboard Hot 100 for the First Time Since 1977 Because of That TikTok Meme

When the internet grabs hold of something, it doesn’t let go for a while — and nobody is more representative of that reality right now more than Nathan Apodaca, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: In Pursuit of the Perfect Guitar Pick
October 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: In Pursuit of the Perfect Guitar Pick

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock journalist Steve Rosen expands upon the draw of one of of his lifelong hobbies as a music fan: Collecting guitar picks.  The clock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Power of a Meme: As Streams of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ Soar, Man Behind TikTok Video Gets a New Truck from Ocean Spray
October 7, 2020
The Power of a Meme: As Streams of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ Soar, Man Behind TikTok Video Gets a New Truck from Ocean Spray

By now, you’ve surely seen the TikTok video of an Idaho man named Nathan Apodaca skateboarding, drinking some Ocean Spray cranberry juice and singing along to Fleetwood Mac‘s “Dreams.” It’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More
October 7, 2020
Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More

Tuesday’s sad news of the passing of guitar icon Eddie Van Halen hit the music community as hard as could be expected, given the legacy of EVH’s work, the massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Electoral College: Save it or Dump It?
October 6, 2020
The Electoral College: Save it or Dump It?

“I’ve looked at life from both sides nowFrom win and lose and still somehowIt’s life’s illusions I recallI really don’t know life at all”— Joni Mitchell “Both Sides Now” –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heads Up: AC/DC is Teasing Something on Social Media … is a Comeback Imminent?
September 28, 2020
Heads Up: AC/DC is Teasing Something on Social Media … is a Comeback Imminent?

You know that look when a lightbulb flickers and sputters as it’s turned on for the first time in a while, coming back to life after a long time left...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 71st Birthday to ‘The Boss’ Himself, Bruce Springsteen (Pre-Order His New Album ‘Letter To You’)
September 23, 2020
Happy 71st Birthday to ‘The Boss’ Himself, Bruce Springsteen (Pre-Order His New Album ‘Letter To You’)

There’s only one music legend known as ‘The Boss’ — and today, New Jersey’s own  Bruce Springsteen celebrates his 71st birthday. It’s hard to amass the type of reputation he’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard: Preview ‘Hysteria at the 02’ & ‘Hits Vegas’ Live Albums Due Out 10/16 (Pre-Order)
September 17, 2020
Def Leppard: Preview ‘Hysteria at the 02’ & ‘Hits Vegas’ Live Albums Due Out 10/16 (Pre-Order)

It’s been a whirlwind of a few years for Def Leppard — the English rock band was on the road heavily, playing the hits to its adoring fans around the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chadwick Boseman Remembered by Peers, Colleagues After ‘Black Panther’ Star’s Death
August 29, 2020
Chadwick Boseman Remembered by Peers, Colleagues After ‘Black Panther’ Star’s Death

Late Friday evening, the news hit like a punch to the gut: Chadwick Boseman, actor and star of Marvel’s Black Panther film and a revered figure in and around the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Angel Olsen Reinvents Her Own Material with Stripped-Down New Album, ‘Whole New Mess’ (Listen)
August 28, 2020
Out Now: Angel Olsen Reinvents Her Own Material with Stripped-Down New Album, ‘Whole New Mess’ (Listen)

Among indie/rock circles, Angel Olsen has established herself as a special, can’t-miss talent in recent years, and today she returns with Whole New Mess. Olsen’s fifth full-length album and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | It’s Time to Listen to ‘Born to Run’ Again — Released 45 Years Ago Today by Bruce Springsteen
August 25, 2020
It’s Time to Listen to ‘Born to Run’ Again — Released 45 Years Ago Today by Bruce Springsteen

Leading into the summer of 1975, Bruce Springsteen was a fledgling singer/songwriter from New Jersey still on the cusp of “breaking through” — and then he released Born to Run on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cher Wants to Help Save the Post Office by Volunteering — but Apparently, She Can’t Do That
August 19, 2020
Cher Wants to Help Save the Post Office by Volunteering — but Apparently, She Can’t Do That

Cher wants to save the United States Post Office. The USPS has been the subject of significant news attention lately, the combination of COVID-19 pandemic-caused delivery slowdowns and politicization regarding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Angel Olsen Shares Resonant Live Performance of ‘Waving, Smiling’ — ‘Whole New Mess’ Album Out 8/28
August 18, 2020
Angel Olsen Shares Resonant Live Performance of ‘Waving, Smiling’ — ‘Whole New Mess’ Album Out 8/28

Angel Olsen has established herself in the indie/rock realm as a special, can’t-miss talent, and on Aug. 28 she will release Whole New Mess, her fifth full-length album and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 8/21: The Killers, Bully, Bright Eyes, Guided By Voices, Old 97’s, Lemon Twigs, More
August 17, 2020
New Music Out This Week 8/21: The Killers, Bully, Bright Eyes, Guided By Voices, Old 97’s, Lemon Twigs, More

This upcoming Friday, Aug. 21 brings with it a number of notable new music releases from acts all across the wide spectrum of music. Below is our curated list of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Announces Rescheduled ‘End of the Road’ North American Tour Dates with David Lee Roth
August 13, 2020
KISS Announces Rescheduled ‘End of the Road’ North American Tour Dates with David Lee Roth

Back in late 2019, KISS announced a new batch of tour dates for its live tour farewell, the End of the Road Tour, with special guest David Lee Roth. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Apocalypse Songs
August 6, 2020
Top 11 Apocalypse Songs

This Top 11 Apocalypse Songs originally ran a few years ago — it’s been revamped and repurposed for 2020, when things seem … strange out there.  “Nuclear apocalypse – who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 73rd Birthday to Don Henley of the Eagles – Flash Back to His ‘Leather and Lace’ Duet with Stevie Nicks at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019
July 22, 2020
Happy 73rd Birthday to Don Henley of the Eagles – Flash Back to His ‘Leather and Lace’ Duet with Stevie Nicks at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019

Today, July 22, is the 73rd birthday of Don Henley — co-founder and drummer of the classic rock band Eagles. Click here to purchase Eagles albums in our Rock Cellar...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Grayson Capps
July 16, 2020
Turn Me On: Grayson Capps

The music of singer-songwriter Grayson Capps has been described as “Southern Gothic,” “Roots Rock,” and “Tennessee Williams-meets-Charles Bukowski.” Grayson’s latest release, South Front Street: A Retrospective 1997-2019 (click here to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Renowned Jazz Drummer/Music Educator Joe Porcaro: 1930-2020
July 7, 2020
Rest in Peace, Renowned Jazz Drummer/Music Educator Joe Porcaro: 1930-2020

Joe Porcaro, a world-famous jazz drummer with an incredible resume of career accomplishments, has passed away at the age of 90. The news was announced early Tuesday morning by his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Broadway Officially Suspends Performances Through 2020 Due to COVID-19
June 29, 2020
Broadway Officially Suspends Performances Through 2020 Due to COVID-19

On Monday, The Broadway League issued a press release announcing that performances have officially been suspended through the end of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, Broadway performances were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hum Returns with its First New Album Since 1998 — Stream ‘Inlet’
June 23, 2020
Hum Returns with its First New Album Since 1998 — Stream ‘Inlet’

Hum, the Illinois-based alt/rock band that scored a big rock radio hit in 1995 with “Stars,” released a new album, Inlet, on Tuesday. This is noteworthy considering Inlet is the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead & Company Streaming 2018 Gig from Dodger Stadium on YouTube Saturday 6/20
June 18, 2020
Dead & Company Streaming 2018 Gig from Dodger Stadium on YouTube Saturday 6/20

The past several weekends have featured archival streams from both the Grateful Dead and Dead &  Company. This upcoming weekend will not feature a stream from the Grateful Dead, as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blown Away By These Music Students’ Rendition of ‘I’m Still Standing,’ Elton John Invited Them to Be His Guests on Tour
June 17, 2020
Blown Away By These Music Students’ Rendition of ‘I’m Still Standing,’ Elton John Invited Them to Be His Guests on Tour

In late March, students from the Telford Priory School in Shropshire, England, uploaded a video of themselves performing the Elton John classic “I’m Still Standing.” As this came about during...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fueled by Social Unrest and Protests, Rage Against the Machine Albums Have Re-Entered the Music Charts
June 12, 2020
Fueled by Social Unrest and Protests, Rage Against the Machine Albums Have Re-Entered the Music Charts

There hasn’t been a new album from Rage Against the Machine since 2000, but the Los Angeles band remains as relevant as ever nonetheless — and this week, the group’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Editorial: Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and the Fallacy of Demanding That Socially-Conscious Musicians/Entertainers ‘Stick to Music’
June 8, 2020
Editorial: Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and the Fallacy of Demanding That Socially-Conscious Musicians/Entertainers ‘Stick to Music’

The ubiquity of social media over the past decade-plus has led to one inescapable truth: Everybody can express themselves no matter what, all the time. This includes musicians like guitarist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Replay of Radiohead ‘The King of Limbs From the Basement’ 2011, Today 5/21 on YouTube (2 p.m. PT)
May 21, 2020
Watch a Replay of Radiohead ‘The King of Limbs From the Basement’ 2011, Today 5/21 on YouTube (2 p.m. PT)

Radiohead is reopening the vault once again tonight, Thursday, May 21, for a trip back to 2011 — specifically, the band’s The King of Limbs From the Basement performance. The...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and the Magic of Music-Connected Memories
May 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and the Magic of Music-Connected Memories

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock and roll writer Steve Rosen recounts a memorable afternoon with one of his heroes — Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys.  I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Little Richard, Rock and Roll Pioneer: 1932-2020
May 9, 2020
Rest in Peace Little Richard, Rock and Roll Pioneer: 1932-2020

Little Richard, undeniably one of the most important figures in the history of rock and roll music, has died at the age of 87, it was reported by Rolling Stone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top Among Latest to Push Gigs Back a Year After Rescheduling Las Vegas Residency to 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 5, 2020
ZZ Top Among Latest to Push Gigs Back a Year After Rescheduling Las Vegas Residency to 2021 Due to COVID-19

Under normal circumstances, ZZ Top would currently be basking in the glow of a successful string of Las Vegas residency dates at the Venetian Resort — but the COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson: 2020 Tour Postponed, but Robert Fripp and Wife Toyah Willcox Are Keeping Active with Amazing Social Media Posts
April 13, 2020
King Crimson: 2020 Tour Postponed, but Robert Fripp and Wife Toyah Willcox Are Keeping Active with Amazing Social Media Posts

Over the weekend, King Crimson announced that its planned 2020 tour has been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic and its hold on things at the moment. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Leslie Mendelson
March 18, 2020
Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Leslie Mendelson

In the past year, Leslie Mendelson has toured with Jackson Browne and opened twice for The Who at Madison Square Garden. This spring, Mendelson is releasing her third album, If...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Releasing ‘London to Vegas’ Live Album with Performances from Las Vegas Residency and London’s 02 Arena
February 27, 2020
Def Leppard Releasing ‘London to Vegas’ Live Album with Performances from Las Vegas Residency and London’s 02 Arena

The past year or so has been full of activity for Def Leppard. The English hard-rock band was enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, went out on...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Members of the Rock Community React to the Sudden Passing of NBA Star Kobe Bryant
January 26, 2020
Members of the Rock Community React to the Sudden Passing of NBA Star Kobe Bryant

Sunday was met with the absolutely stunning and devastating news that Los Angeles Lakers superstar and longtime NBA player Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash in Southern California....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch Foreigner, Kansas and Europe on the ‘Juke Box Heroes’ 2020 Tour … but Watch the Amusing Tour Announcement Video First
January 14, 2020
Catch Foreigner, Kansas and Europe on the ‘Juke Box Heroes’ 2020 Tour … but Watch the Amusing Tour Announcement Video First

This summer, three influential and long-lasting bands will convene for a big tour when Foreigner, Kansas and special guests Europe embark on the Juke Box Heroes tour. Announced this week,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A with Michael Epstein, Director of the John Lennon + Yoko Ono Documentary ‘Above Us Only Sky’
January 14, 2020
Q&A with Michael Epstein, Director of the John Lennon + Yoko Ono Documentary ‘Above Us Only Sky’

Having helmed the excellent 2010 Lennon NYC documentary (stylized LennoNYC), director Michael Epstein’s next immersion into the world, life, times and legacy of John Lennon was chronicling John’s rich creative...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seaside Rockin’ with KISS on KISS Kruise IX (Photos/Recap)
January 14, 2020
Seaside Rockin’ with KISS on KISS Kruise IX (Photos/Recap)

Time for another inside look at the KISS Kruise, the annual seaside rock and roll festival thrown by the Hottest Band in the Land … October 30th 10AM Port of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in Recent Television Commercials
January 14, 2020
Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in Recent Television Commercials

Whether you watch an actual TV or subscribe to one or more streaming platforms, the concept of “television commercials” remains a huge part of consuming entertainment — and more than...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Prepping for the End of the World with Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter
November 14, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Prepping for the End of the World with Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter

In this latest Behind the Curtain entry, Steve Rosen recounts an unexpectedly serious chat with Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, then of the Doobie Brothers, all about survival.  Imagine the world is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coldplay Returns with Two Worldly New Songs, from a New Album ‘Everyday Life’ Out Nov. 22
October 24, 2019
Coldplay Returns with Two Worldly New Songs, from a New Album ‘Everyday Life’ Out Nov. 22

When you hear “there’s new music from Coldplay,” you no doubt expect big, sweeping anthems led by Chris Martin’s soft, soothing voice. On Thursday, the band dropped a pair of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Sets April 2020 Tour Dates with Special Guest Lita Ford
October 15, 2019
Alice Cooper Sets April 2020 Tour Dates with Special Guest Lita Ford

Next spring, Alice Cooper will head out on another tour in the U.S., as the shock-rock legend remains a busy as ever these days. Billed the Ol’ Black Eyes is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Police: ‘Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings’ 6-CD Set, Special Vinyl Reissues Coming in November
September 26, 2019
The Police: ‘Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings’ 6-CD Set, Special Vinyl Reissues Coming in November

The entire studio discography of The Police will be gathered together and released as a special collector’s set on Nov. 8. The Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings collection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 70th Birthday to Bruce Springsteen!
September 23, 2019
Happy 70th Birthday to Bruce Springsteen!

There’s only one music legend known as ‘The Boss’ — and today, New Jersey’s own Bruce Springsteen celebrates his 70th birthday. It’s hard to amass the type of reputation he’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Ric Ocasek of the Cars, a Musical Force of Undeniable and Far-Reaching Influence
September 15, 2019
Rest in Peace, Ric Ocasek of the Cars, a Musical Force of Undeniable and Far-Reaching Influence

Tremendously sad news came through the wires on Sunday when it was reported that Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the Cars, has died at the age of 75. NBC New...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From the Basement to the Recording Studio: A Personal Musical Travelogue
September 6, 2019
From the Basement to the Recording Studio: A Personal Musical Travelogue

For many aspiring songwriters/musicians, the idea of going into a professional recording studio to work on their songs might seem far-fetched, cost-prohibitive and an implausible dream. Certainly, there are hurdles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Monotronic’s ‘In Your Head’ is a Funky, Throwback Anthem That Will Find Itself Stuck ‘In Your Head’
August 29, 2019
Premiere: Monotronic’s ‘In Your Head’ is a Funky, Throwback Anthem That Will Find Itself Stuck ‘In Your Head’

Ramsey Elkholy makes his living as an anthropologist, but he’s also a musician — and with Monotronic, he’s cultivated a foot-shaking, funk-raising blast of throwback musical magic that is sure...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to see Blink-182/Lil Wayne/Neck Deep on Tour
August 15, 2019
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to see Blink-182/Lil Wayne/Neck Deep on Tour

Veteran pop/punk band Blink-182 is currently out on an eclectic tour with hip/hop megastar Lil Wayne and UK pop/punk band Neck Deep. It sounds like an unusual group of artists...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison: 1931 – 2019
August 6, 2019
Rest in Peace, Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison: 1931 – 2019

Esteemed author, Nobel Prize-winner and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom Toni Morrison has passed away at the age of 88, it was confirmed by her publisher, Knopf, on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Recording Reggae in Jamaica to Working on the Who’s New Album: Q&A with Zak Starkey
August 5, 2019
From Recording Reggae in Jamaica to Working on the Who’s New Album: Q&A with Zak Starkey

Powerhouse drummer Zak Starkey has sat behind the kit with The Who for many years, his exciting percussive style uncannily summoning up the spirit of the band’s legendary drummer Keith...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About the Night
July 12, 2019
Top 11 Songs About the Night

“My wife met me at the door the other night in a sexy negligee. Unfortunately, she was just coming home.” – Rodney Dangerfield “In the Air Tonight” by Phil Collins...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Thom Yorke’s New Album ‘Anima’ Sounds Like a Thom Yorke Album, and That’s Fine — Because It’s a Head Trip (Listen)
June 28, 2019
Thom Yorke’s New Album ‘Anima’ Sounds Like a Thom Yorke Album, and That’s Fine — Because It’s a Head Trip (Listen)

You know what you’re getting into when you listen to music from Thom Yorke. The Radiohead vocalist and innovative/avant-garde musician has a very specific style. That style is explored throughout...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Thom Yorke: New Solo Album ‘Anima,’ Netflix Short Film Coming June 27
June 20, 2019
Thom Yorke: New Solo Album ‘Anima,’ Netflix Short Film Coming June 27

Radiohead front man Thom Yorke will release a new solo album titled Anima on June 27 (digitally, while the physical version will be released on July 12). Yorke made the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Return with the Danceable ‘Black Star Dancing’ EP — Listen
June 14, 2019
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Return with the Danceable ‘Black Star Dancing’ EP — Listen

Ever since forging out on his own in 2011 with his solo debut album, Noel Gallagher has had a keen interest in creating some danceable, rhythmic music. After that album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future and His Lifelong Bond with the Guitar (The Interview)
June 13, 2019
Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future and His Lifelong Bond with the Guitar (The Interview)

Slash is probably the last of the guitar heroes of the Golden Age of rock and roll. Following in the footsteps of the rock gods who inspired him — Joe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Home Movies to a Snapshot of the Police’s Heyday: Stewart Copeland Discusses ‘Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out’
June 5, 2019
From Home Movies to a Snapshot of the Police’s Heyday: Stewart Copeland Discusses ‘Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out’

Stewart Copeland is always game for an intellectually-stimulating conversation. He’s proved it time and time again over the years, and roughly a year after he was featured on these pages...

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 | Giants in the Trees, ft. Krist Novoselic, Premiere New Video for ‘Star Machine’
May 21, 2019
Giants in the Trees, ft. Krist Novoselic, Premiere New Video for ‘Star Machine’

Giants in the Trees is a musical ensemble from the Pacific Northwest featuring former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic — but don’t come here looking for “grunge,” because you won’t find...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Director Andrew Slater on Bringing the Laurel Canyon Scene to the Big Screen
May 20, 2019
Q&A: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Director Andrew Slater on Bringing the Laurel Canyon Scene to the Big Screen

The “Canyon” referred to in the title of Andrew Slater’s Echo in the Canyon is Laurel Canyon. The co-writer/director’s 82-minute nonfiction film explores the music scene that emerged out of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar is Throwing a Two-Day Car Show/Music Festival on the Beach in Southern California in September
May 15, 2019
Sammy Hagar is Throwing a Two-Day Car Show/Music Festival on the Beach in Southern California in September

Sammy Hagar is throwing a party — and Sammy Hagar’s High Tide Beach Party and Car Show is precisely what its name suggests: A boisterous blend of rock and roll,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Actor/Comedian Tim Conway: 1933 – 2019
May 14, 2019
Rest in Peace, Actor/Comedian Tim Conway: 1933 – 2019

Following a prolonged illness, comedian/actor Tim Conway, known for his work on the Carol Burnett Show as well as various film projects and other works over the years, has passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blink-182 and Lil Wayne Announce Co-Headlining Tour, Neck Deep to Support
May 6, 2019
Blink-182 and Lil Wayne Announce Co-Headlining Tour, Neck Deep to Support

In what promises to be an eclectic mix of styles, Blink-182 and Lil Wayne will head out on co-headlining summer tour, it was detailed on Monday. The Live Nation-produced tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Stream the Funky ‘Black Star Dancing,’ New EP Out 6/14
May 2, 2019
New Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Stream the Funky ‘Black Star Dancing,’ New EP Out 6/14

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds returned on Thursday with a new song — and “Black Star Dancing” will definitely get your toe tapping, its funkified rhythm and disco beat a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q and A: Guitarist Joel Hoekstra on the Making of Whitesnake’s New Album, ‘Flesh and Blood’
May 1, 2019
Q and A: Guitarist Joel Hoekstra on the Making of Whitesnake’s New Album, ‘Flesh and Blood’

After a brief hiatus, during which David Coverdale dropped hints of possible retirement, he has reassembled Whitesnake, and the classic hard rock band has launched  a full-scale sonic assault with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top Announce 50th Anniversary Tour, Set for the U.S. This Fall; Cheap Trick/Lynyrd Skynyrd Opening
April 8, 2019
ZZ Top Announce 50th Anniversary Tour, Set for the U.S. This Fall; Cheap Trick/Lynyrd Skynyrd Opening

Texas three-piece rock and roll outfit ZZ Top emerged from Houston in 1969 — making 2019 the band’s 50th anniversary. This fall, Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream Don Felder’s New Album ‘American Rock ‘n’ Roll’ (New Music Friday)
April 5, 2019
Out Now: Stream Don Felder’s New Album ‘American Rock ‘n’ Roll’ (New Music Friday)

Don Felder is an American rock ‘n’ roll icon, so how appropriate is it that his new studio album is titled just that? American Rock ‘n’ Roll was released on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phil Collins: ‘Still Not Dead Yet, Live!’ US Tour Announced for the Fall
March 21, 2019
Phil Collins: ‘Still Not Dead Yet, Live!’ US Tour Announced for the Fall

Because his fans in the United States clamored for more, Phil Collins has appeased them — and this fall, the iconic musician/former Genesis drummer will return with a slate of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 75th Birthday to Roger Daltrey of The Who!
March 1, 2019
Happy 75th Birthday to Roger Daltrey of The Who!

2019 is a big year for The Who — the legendary rock band will head out on a special 29-city North American tour backed by a symphony orchestra. But it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bad Religion: New Album ‘Age of Unreason’ Announced; Listen to the Charged ‘Chaos From Within’
February 26, 2019
Bad Religion: New Album ‘Age of Unreason’ Announced; Listen to the Charged ‘Chaos From Within’

On May 3, Bad Religion will release Age of Unreason, a new studio album that serves as a reaction to the “perilous times” we find ourselves in today. Always a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Queen + Adam Lambert’s Powerful Opening Performance at the Oscars
February 25, 2019
Watch Queen + Adam Lambert’s Powerful Opening Performance at the Oscars

Queen was everywhere on Sunday night at the Academy Awards — but hours before Rami Malek took home the coveted Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Badflower’s Engaging Debut Album ‘OK, I’m Sick’ is Not Short on Passion or Versatility (New Music Friday)
February 22, 2019
Out Now: Badflower’s Engaging Debut Album ‘OK, I’m Sick’ is Not Short on Passion or Versatility (New Music Friday)

Badflower is here. On Friday, the Los Angeles-based four-piece released its debut album, OK, I’m Sick, via Big Machine/John Varvatos Records, after a few months of anticipation and promotion (and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Question Songs
January 14, 2019
Top 11 Question Songs

“A guy gave me a job at an information booth – no questions asked.” – Jay London “Questions 67 and 68” by Chicago “Questions 67 and 68” was written by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees: Radiohead, the Zombies, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, the Cure and Roxy Music
December 13, 2018
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees: Radiohead, the Zombies, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, the Cure and Roxy Music

On Thursday morning, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the official list of inductees into its halls for 2019, so congratulations to the following: Radiohead The Zombies Stevie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ at 50: Under the Hood with Eddie Kramer and John McDermott (Anniversary Edition Out Now)
November 9, 2018
The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ at 50: Under the Hood with Eddie Kramer and John McDermott (Anniversary Edition Out Now)

It’s hard to believe that Jimi Hendrix has gone from this world for nearly 50 years, given the remarkable string of releases — especially in recent years — drawn from...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beastie Boys Origin Story: Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz on Their Roller-Coaster Career
October 30, 2018
The Beastie Boys Origin Story: Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz on Their Roller-Coaster Career

Mike D. and Ad-Rock are just the same as when I first met them in the mid-80s. When I catch up with them at their Bowery hotel to discuss their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie’s Reserve: Willie Nelson’s Cannabis is at the Forefront of a Growing Industry
October 11, 2018
Willie’s Reserve: Willie Nelson’s Cannabis is at the Forefront of a Growing Industry

“When we get to New York you’ll have to come visit me on the tour bus,” Willie Nelson said, when I told him how disappointed I was to be interviewing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cal Jam 18: Foo Fighters and Friends Reinvent the ‘Rock Festival’ with an Unforgettable Day (and Nirvana ‘Reunion’) — Recap/Photos
October 8, 2018
Cal Jam 18: Foo Fighters and Friends Reinvent the ‘Rock Festival’ with an Unforgettable Day (and Nirvana ‘Reunion’) — Recap/Photos

To witness Cal Jam 18 in San Bernardino, Calif., was to experience rock and roll in its purest state in 2018. The Foo Fighters gathered their friends and colleagues at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson’s Ultimate Musical Tribute to Those ‘Immortal’ Musicians We’ve Lost (Q&A)
September 11, 2018
Ann Wilson’s Ultimate Musical Tribute to Those ‘Immortal’ Musicians We’ve Lost (Q&A)

Doing a cover song or a full album of covers can be problematic. The unadventurous ones fall in line with minimal reinvention, and are more intent on a straight Xerox...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Learning Important Lessons with the Band Heart
September 11, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Learning Important Lessons with the Band Heart

Behind the Curtain: Learning Important Lessons with the band Heart Down through history, some unbelievably outrageous things have been said … were likely to have been said … maybe were...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robert Plant Isn’t Looking Back Anymore (The Interview)
May 11, 2018
Robert Plant Isn’t Looking Back Anymore (The Interview)

“Someone had the great idea that if I opened for The Who, more people could hear my new work, but we promptly fell flat on our faces,” legendary singer Robert...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Tribute to Malcolm Young: Rock Icons Name Their Favorite AC/DC Anthems
January 12, 2018
A Tribute to Malcolm Young: Rock Icons Name Their Favorite AC/DC Anthems

The tragic recent passing of AC/DC founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young left hard rock fans mourning the loss of a beloved hard rock giant. A few years ago, Ken Sharp queried a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Randy California of Spirit and Writer Steve Rosen’s Rocker Scale
January 12, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Randy California of Spirit and Writer Steve Rosen’s Rocker Scale

This is something I get asked all the time: “Who is your favorite guitar player you’ve ever interviewed?” I both love and hate this question. I love when people ask...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Story of the Year on Their Own Terms: ‘Wolves,’ Creative Freedom, and Touring with Linkin Park in 2004
January 12, 2018
Story of the Year on Their Own Terms: ‘Wolves,’ Creative Freedom, and Touring with Linkin Park in 2004

In 2003, St. Louis-based alt/punk band Story of the Year went national thanks to their breakout album, Page Avenue, and its single “Until the Day I Die.” Their profile elevated, they shined on...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray Davies and His Version of ‘Americana’ – The Interview
May 10, 2017
Ray Davies and His Version of ‘Americana’ – The Interview

One of the most fascinating things about interviewing Ray Davies is how interested the legendary British songwriter and former frontman of The Kinks is in you. He’ll ask where you...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus Guitarist Mike Einziger — The Interview
April 11, 2017
Incubus Guitarist Mike Einziger — The Interview

Since forming in the Los Angeles suburb of Calabasas as high school students in 1991, the members of Incubus reached prolific heights as a band. They’ve toured the world in support...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gary Wright Q&A: ‘Dream Weaver,’ ‘Ring of Changes’ and Friendship with George Harrison
February 13, 2017
Gary Wright Q&A: ‘Dream Weaver,’ ‘Ring of Changes’ and Friendship with George Harrison

Talk about better late than never. 44 years since it was recorded, Gary Wright‘s 1972 album, Ring of Changes, finally saw release a few months back. And upon listening to the album, one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Details 'WorldWired Tour 2017' for North America; Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat to Support
February 13, 2017
Metallica Details 'WorldWired Tour 2017' for North America; Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat to Support

It’s been eight years since Metallica went on a proper tour of North America, but the classic metal/thrash band will do just that this summer. On the heels of their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus Buzz: New Album Soon, Single Premiering 2/16, Tour with Jimmy Eat World in the Works
February 7, 2017
Incubus Buzz: New Album Soon, Single Premiering 2/16, Tour with Jimmy Eat World in the Works

Southern California rockers Incubus are hard at work at a new album. The Calabasas-based band released an EP titled Trust Fall (Side A) back in May 2015, and had thoughts...

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 | Richard Marx — Yes, THAT Richard Marx — and Wife Daisy Fuentes Subdued a Violent Passenger on Korean Air Flight
December 20, 2016
Richard Marx — Yes, THAT Richard Marx — and Wife Daisy Fuentes Subdued a Violent Passenger on Korean Air Flight

So, here’s something you don’t see in the news everyday. Richard Marx, noted songwriter/hitmaker responsible for classics such as “Right Here Waiting” and “Hazard,” was on a Korean Air flight...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Geezer Songs
August 8, 2016
Top 11 Geezer Songs

    “Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.” – George Burns Let’s get right to our list of Top 11 Geezer Songs. There’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Jim McCarty Discusses the Yardbirds’ Legacy
July 8, 2016
Q&A: Jim McCarty Discusses the Yardbirds’ Legacy

Via such epic singles as Shapes Of Things, Heart Full of Soul, For Your Love, Over Under Sideways Down, Happenings Ten Years Time Ago and others, The Yardbirds made their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: RockGodz Hall of Fame
June 7, 2016
Behind the Curtain: RockGodz Hall of Fame

I have always been awed, mesmerized and fascinated by the people who make music. Their ability to touch fans and to bring joy and sadness, communicate emotions and thoughts and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: The Challenge of Interviewing Robert Fripp of King Crimson
February 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: The Challenge of Interviewing Robert Fripp of King Crimson

For this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen details the trials and tribulations of interviewing one of rock’s most unique personalities… Robert Fripp conjured music with King Crimson that was strange,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty: A ‘Fortunate Son’ Speaks (The Interview)
November 6, 2015
John Fogerty: A ‘Fortunate Son’ Speaks (The Interview)

Good fortune may have smiled upon John Fogerty, but he damn well earned it. In his candid and gripping new autobiography, Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music, his life jumps...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher and Dave Sardy on the Making of ‘Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’
February 16, 2015
Noel Gallagher and Dave Sardy on the Making of ‘Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’

With Chasing Yesterday out next month, Rock Cellar Magazine revisits Noel Gallagher’s first solo outing. “The great incentive for me is that when you’re working in LA, everybody in England...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray & Dave Davies on 50 Years of the Kinks – Reunion or Not, They’re Still Busy (The Interview)
January 9, 2015
Ray & Dave Davies on 50 Years of the Kinks – Reunion or Not, They’re Still Busy (The Interview)

“The thing about The Kinks is that I’m a really big fan,” Ray Davies, the leader of the rock legends and its principal songwriter, told me when I caught up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Charlotte Caffey: The Beat Goes On (Interview)
July 7, 2014
The Go-Go’s Charlotte Caffey: The Beat Goes On (Interview)

In 1978, against the backdrop of disco, soft practitioners like Debby Boone and the Captain & Tennille and the growing success of arena rock bands like Styx, REO Speedwagon, Boston...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Learning How to Smile with Everclear’s Art Alexakis (Interview)
June 6, 2014
Learning How to Smile with Everclear’s Art Alexakis (Interview)

Singer/songwriter Art Alexakis has fronted the alternative/rock band Everclear for more than twenty years, achieving huge mainstream success with singles such as Father of Mine, Wonderful, Santa Monica, Rock Star,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)
October 3, 2013
A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)

Over delicate acoustic guitar finger-picking and a lush orchestral score, Linda Ronstadt sings, “’cause I’ve done everything I know to try and make you mine and I think I’m gonna love...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I Will Be Me: An Interview with Kinks Guitarist Dave Davies
June 27, 2013
I Will Be Me: An Interview with Kinks Guitarist Dave Davies

Founding Kinks guitarist Dave Davies talks to us about his new solo album, spirituality, and perseverance.

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Heart of Ann Wilson
April 2, 2013
The Heart of Ann Wilson

With their chugging rhythms and soaring harmonies, Ann and Nancy Wilson’s band Heart topped ’70s and ’80s charts with hits like Barracuda, Magic Man, Crazy On You, Alone, These Dreams, and What About Love, selling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Grunge Era, As Told By The Musicians That Defined It (Interview with Author Mark Yarm)
April 2, 2013
The Grunge Era, As Told By The Musicians That Defined It (Interview with Author Mark Yarm)

In the years since the so-called “grunge” scene turned bands from and around Seattle into MTV darlings during the early 1990s, countless books examining the phenomenon have been written and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | March Album Reviews
March 4, 2013
March Album Reviews

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Justin Hayward Johnny Marr How to Destroy Angels Atoms for Peace Son Volt David Bowie Emmylou Harris & Rodney...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Hook Reflects On Joy Division & New Order
March 4, 2013
Peter Hook Reflects On Joy Division & New Order

Peter Hook of Joy Division and New Order delves into the inner workings of both bands, shenanigans with the Duke and Duchess of York, Hook’s recent split with his former New Order bandmates, and his take on Manchester bands The Stone Roses, The Smiths, and Oasis.

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 9 Lives of Julie ‘Catwoman’ Newmar
March 4, 2013
The 9 Lives of Julie ‘Catwoman’ Newmar

In the 1960s, Julie Newmar epitomized sex appeal, femininity and wit in her portrayal as Catwoman in the popular Batman television series. As Batman’s femme fatale, Catwoman was the perfect...

Rock Cellar Magazine | February Album Reviews
February 4, 2013
February Album Reviews

Kris Kristofferson Camper Van Beethoven Yo La Tengo New Order Bad Religion The Stone Foxes Richard Thompson My Bloody Valentine Kris Kristofferson Feeling Mortal If the United States has a...

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 Who's 'Quadrophenia' Tour Defies Time (Concert Review)
February 3, 2013
The Who's 'Quadrophenia' Tour Defies Time (Concert Review)

The Who at Staples Center; Los Angeles When Pete Townshend said the din of his amplifiers in 1964 was emulating that of a WWII bomber plane, he wasn’t kidding. Anyone...

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 | “The Wrecking Crew” – The Best Music Documentary You’ve Never Seen!
January 4, 2013
“The Wrecking Crew” – The Best Music Documentary You’ve Never Seen!

Watching a screening of the music documentary The Wrecking Crew is like going 15 rounds with Manny Pacquiao: the HITS  just keep on comin’ and comin’ and comin.’ God Only Knows! Wichita Lineman! I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | November/December Album Reviews
December 3, 2012
November/December Album Reviews

November/December Album Reviews Rolling Stones GRRR! In addition to all his great singing and songwriting, showmanship, and jumpin’ jack flash, Mick Jagger was always a businessman. From his student days...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Merchandise
November 21, 2012
Rolling Stones Merchandise

Sweet Summer Sun – Hyde Park Live [DVD] $12.97 FREE SHIPPING! Sweet Summer Sun – Hyde Park Live [DVD/2 CD Combo] $27.98 FREE SHIPPING! Rolling Stones Exile on Mainstreet Fade...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Editor's Pick: Rolling Stones
November 15, 2012
Editor's Pick: Rolling Stones

 Sweet Summer Sun- Hyde Park Live DVD $12.97  Rolling Stones Tongue T-Shirt $19.95  Grr! Greatest Hits $23.98

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 | Susanna Hoffs Bares All (?) in New Interview
August 16, 2012
Susanna Hoffs Bares All (?) in New Interview

Paying homage to ’60s-era bands like The Beach Boys, and The Mamas and the Papas, Susanna Hoffs has recently released her third solo album, Someday – her first release in 16 years....

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 | Jesse Ventura Interview: "The Whole Thing is a Fraud" (And He Doesn’t Mean Wrestling)
July 17, 2012
Jesse Ventura Interview: "The Whole Thing is a Fraud" (And He Doesn’t Mean Wrestling)

In his new book DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans, Jesse Ventura argues in favor of abolishing all political parties within what he calls a corrupt two-party system. From my perspective, I can’t advocate...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brand New Beatles & “Revolver” Biography (Interview with Author Robert Rodriguez)
June 19, 2012
Brand New Beatles & “Revolver” Biography (Interview with Author Robert Rodriguez)

In this month’s Rock Cellar Magazine – affectionately dubbed “The Ringo Issue” – all of Ringo’s All-Starr bandmates talked to us about their favorite Beatles albums, and a rather surprising...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Bangles:  Still Rock’s Sweethearts
June 19, 2012
The Bangles: Still Rock’s Sweethearts

Hailed as the undisputed queens of ’60s-inspired garage rock, The Bangles are back. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the release of their eponymous first EP this month, the Los Angeles-based...

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

Fiona Apple Rush Smashing Pumpkins The Cult The Beach Boys Translator Giant Giant Sand Maroon 5 Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel… The exhausting title of Fiona Apple’s new album, The...

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

John Mayer Chimes of Freedom Silversun Pickups The Dandy Warhols Jack White Garbage Norah Jones Jay Farrar/Will Johnson/Anders Parker/Yim Yames John Mayer – Born and Raised In The Age of...

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 | From Banshees to Vampires… An Interview with Steven Severin
April 16, 2012
From Banshees to Vampires… An Interview with Steven Severin

It’s an unsettling tale of terror and tormented humanity.  A small village has fallen under a vampire’s curse, and the boundaries between the real and unreal have blurred. Steven Severin,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Morgan Spurlock Interview:  From 'Super Size Me' to Superheroes
April 16, 2012
Morgan Spurlock Interview: From 'Super Size Me' to Superheroes

It’s appropriate that Morgan Spurlock, whose first documentary was named Super Size Me, has now directed a nonfiction film about the planet’s biggest gathering devoted to superheroes. Comic-Con Episode IV:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daniel Lanois Heads to the Hall of Fame…
March 19, 2012
Daniel Lanois Heads to the Hall of Fame…

In the liner notes to Daniel Lanois’ 2003 album Shine, the musician and producer writes: “What a privilege to be able to make music. And what an honor to have it received...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Writing a Dave Grohl Biography: A Discussion with Author Paul Brannigan
February 16, 2012
Writing a Dave Grohl Biography: A Discussion with Author Paul Brannigan

Paul Brannigan’s newly-released book, This is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl, is a richly-detailed (and endlessly entertaining) insider account of the eventful career of the Foo...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Photographer Henry Diltz:  Rock’s Living History  (Interview)
February 16, 2012
Photographer Henry Diltz: Rock’s Living History (Interview)

Photographer (and musician) Henry Diltz has taken photographs of almost every notable rock musician and band from the 1960s and 70s. His iconic style practically defined the generation of classic...

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 | 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 | The Stolen Rembrandt: What’s Going On Here?
September 28, 2011
The Stolen Rembrandt: What’s Going On Here?

For those of you who are following the story of the stolen Rembrandt sketch “The Judgment” as closely as we are, there seem to be more questions than answers. Art...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sinéad O’Connor Wants A Man. We Want That New Record.
September 2, 2011
Sinéad O’Connor Wants A Man. We Want That New Record.

The news this week is all about how Sinéad O’Connor has been trolling the internet in a comical and desperate search for a sexual companion.  Her own website outlines (in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ayn Rand: Like a Zombie, She's Back!
September 2, 2011
Ayn Rand: Like a Zombie, She's Back!

She’s back! Like a laissez faire zombie, 29 years after her death philosopher/ novelist Ayn Rand has risen from the grave. A movie adaptation of Rand’s 1957 tome Atlas Shrugged...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fire In The Hole!
August 26, 2011
Fire In The Hole!

Rock and roll and hot sauce…it’s a match made in hell! What a distorted electric guitar is to the ears, a fiery blend of pureed chili peppers is to the...

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.