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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Pop, Baby (Deluxe Version)
August 17, 2020
Pop, Baby (Deluxe Version)

Pop, Baby is a power pop mashup of Elton John piano, glam rock guitars, Beach Boys vocal stacks, and new wave synth candy. Written, produced, performed, recorded, mixed, and mastered by Adam Daniel in his bedroom studio, the 2013 release was described by Absolute Powerpop as "...the golden mean between Paul McCartney and Elton John..." and by Vicki Peterson of The Bangles as "...pure summer shimmer."

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dan Navarro: Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Voice Actor Releasing ‘Horizon Line’ 8/26; Tour Dates
August 9, 2022
Dan Navarro: Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Voice Actor Releasing ‘Horizon Line’ 8/26; Tour Dates

On Aug. 26, singer/songwriter/guitarist/voice actor Dan Navarro will release a new album titled Horizon Line. It will be the follow-up to Navarro’s 2018 record, Shed My Skin. Here’s a song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Susanna Hoffs Debuts Videos for Richard & Linda Thompson and The Velvet Underground Covers; ‘Bright Lights’ LP Out Now
November 22, 2021
Susanna Hoffs Debuts Videos for Richard & Linda Thompson and The Velvet Underground Covers; ‘Bright Lights’ LP Out Now

On Nov. 12, Susanna Hoffs of the Bangles released a new covers record, Bright Lights — and a few days ago the celebrated singer/songwriter shared a music video for her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies Announce ‘Life Is A Merry-Go-Round Tour’ for 2022
November 16, 2021
The Zombies Announce ‘Life Is A Merry-Go-Round Tour’ for 2022

Early next year, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Zombies will head out on the Life is a Merry-Go-Round tour, the group announced this week, with special guests Bruce...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream Susanna Hoffs’ New Cover of Badfinger’s “Name of the Game,” Featuring Aimee Mann
October 18, 2021
Stream Susanna Hoffs’ New Cover of Badfinger’s “Name of the Game,” Featuring Aimee Mann

On Nov. 12, Susanna Hoffs will release a new covers album, Bright Lights — and as a preview of the new collection, the esteemed front woman of the Bangles debuted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Raspberries: An Influential Case for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
February 22, 2021
Raspberries: An Influential Case for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Why the Raspberries will ALWAYS matter to me, and why they SHOULD matter to you In early February, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2021 nominations. Carole...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 12/12: Watch a Re-Stream of Project Kids-Care, a Streaming Charity Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More
December 11, 2020
Sat. 12/12: Watch a Re-Stream of Project Kids-Care, a Streaming Charity Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More

On Nov. 28, a special online charity streaming telethon event titled Project Kids-Care took place with one goal in mind: helping underserved children in the Los Angeles area this holiday season. It’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Take a Trip Through the Musical Mind of Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong with ‘No Fun Mondays’ Quarantine Covers Album
November 27, 2020
Out Now: Take a Trip Through the Musical Mind of Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong with ‘No Fun Mondays’ Quarantine Covers Album

To know Billie Joe Armstrong, front man of East Bay punk icons Green Day is to know one thing: He’s very much the product of his inspiration. That’s been abundant...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Growing Old
November 13, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Growing Old

For our latest Top 11 list, writer Frank Mastropolo selects some of the most notable songs about that inevitability of life: growing old.  Older people shouldn’t eat health food, they need...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ’10 Songs,’ a New Album from Fran Healy and Travis (Listen/Stream)
October 9, 2020
Out Now: ’10 Songs,’ a New Album from Fran Healy and Travis (Listen/Stream)

Travis, the Scottish band that formed in 1990 and enjoyed a few acclaimed releases in the late ’90s (including 1997’s The Man Who) in addition to being a cited influence...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Releasing ‘No Fun Mondays’ Album of Quarantine Covers 11/27 (Preview)
October 6, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Releasing ‘No Fun Mondays’ Album of Quarantine Covers 11/27 (Preview)

In normal, non-COVID-19 pandemic circumstances, Green Day would have spent much of 2020 on the road on the planned Hella Mega Tour alongside fellow rockers Weezer and Fall Out Boy....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/9: John Lennon, Blue Öyster Cult, The Doors, Dire Straits, Linkin Park, More
October 5, 2020
New Music Out 10/9: John Lennon, Blue Öyster Cult, The Doors, Dire Straits, Linkin Park, More

This Friday, Oct. 9 brings with it some very notable new music from a host of big-name acts. Some are reissuing classic albums, others are sharing brand new music for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Long Ryders release “Down to the Well” single
September 20, 2020
The Long Ryders release “Down to the Well” single

In the late 1980s The Long Ryders were in the center of Los Angeles’ “Paisley Underground” scene – a 1960s-influenced jangle-rock era that included The Bangles, The Dream Syndicate, The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Singer/Songwriter Emitt Rhodes: 1950-2020
July 20, 2020
Rest in Peace, Singer/Songwriter Emitt Rhodes: 1950-2020

Emitt Rhodes has passed away at the age of 70, it was announced on Sunday evening. A post on the singer/songwriter’s official Facebook page made it official. Chris Price, who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dramarama Turns its Creative Switch Back on to Make Long-Awaited New Album ‘Color TV’
June 10, 2020
Dramarama Turns its Creative Switch Back on to Make Long-Awaited New Album ‘Color TV’

Television has been a common reference point in the career of Dramarama.  During some mid-Eighties tours, the Wayne, New Jersey-bred band would adorn its stage with multiple TV sets. Johnny...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Premieres Cover of ‘That’s Rock N’ Roll,’ a 1977 Top 10 Hit for Shaun Cassidy (Written by Eric Carmen)
May 18, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Premieres Cover of ‘That’s Rock N’ Roll,’ a 1977 Top 10 Hit for Shaun Cassidy (Written by Eric Carmen)

Each Monday for pretty much the entirety of the COVID-19 pandemic thus far, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has premiered a cover song of a tune he considers influential...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Channels Stiv Bators (Dead Boys) on New #NoFunMondays Cover of the Peppy ‘Not That Way Anymore’
May 11, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Channels Stiv Bators (Dead Boys) on New #NoFunMondays Cover of the Peppy ‘Not That Way Anymore’

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day released another new cover tune on Monday, and this one taps into his punk roots once more. https://www.instagram.com/p/CADuColFTeK/ For the latest entry in Armstrong’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Covers ‘Kids in America’ for #NoFunMondays and a Birthday Gift to Band Mate Mike Dirnt (Listen)
May 4, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Covers ‘Kids in America’ for #NoFunMondays and a Birthday Gift to Band Mate Mike Dirnt (Listen)

So far in his #NoFunMondays covers series, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has taken a dive through many of his biggest musical influences, from obscure punk bands to glammy...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Billie Joe Armstrong Sing in Italian for His Latest #NoFunMondays Cover of Don Backy’s ‘Amico’
April 30, 2020
Hear Billie Joe Armstrong Sing in Italian for His Latest #NoFunMondays Cover of Don Backy’s ‘Amico’

Billie Joe Armstrong doesn’t care about rules, even if they’re rules he imposed himself, and that means this week we get a double-dose of #NoFunMondays, his weekly series of cover...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Tackles ‘War Stories’ by the Starjets for #NoFunMondays (Listen)
April 27, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Tackles ‘War Stories’ by the Starjets for #NoFunMondays (Listen)

One of the best aspects of #NoFunMondays, the new series of videos from Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong that finds him covering his favorite songs and artists as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Covers ‘That Thing You Do!’ in Honor of Adam Schlesinger (Listen)
April 20, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Covers ‘That Thing You Do!’ in Honor of Adam Schlesinger (Listen)

This week’s installment of #NoFunMondays, the weekly covers series launched by Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong in late March, will burrow itself in your brain for days (weeks?)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Peter Asher Take Part in George Harrison’s Material World Foundation #InnerLight2020 Challenge Surrounded By Dogs
April 15, 2020
Watch Peter Asher Take Part in George Harrison’s Material World Foundation #InnerLight2020 Challenge Surrounded By Dogs

The #InnerLight2020 Challenge is an initiative launched in late March by the Material World Foundation, originally founded by George Harrison in 1973. The “challenge,” as it is, is a global...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of The Avengers’ ‘Corpus Christi’ for Weekly Covers Series
April 13, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of The Avengers’ ‘Corpus Christi’ for Weekly Covers Series

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong has roots in the San Francisco Bay Area so deep they tend to follow him around from project to project, and his latest...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Prince’s Estate Releasing LP of ‘Originals,’ Featuring Songs He Wrote for Other Artists, June
April 25, 2019
Prince’s Estate Releasing LP of ‘Originals,’ Featuring Songs He Wrote for Other Artists, June

The estate of Prince has pulled out the stops, so to speak, since the iconic musician/cultural figure passed away in 2016, releasing a number of archival titles and adding his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)
April 10, 2019
The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)

Like their moniker, The Zombies are an unstoppable, undying musical force that refuse to go off quietly in the still of the night. Championed by the likes of Tom Petty,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KAABOO Del Mar 2019: Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews Band and Mumford & Sons Headlining Festival’s Fifth Edition
March 21, 2019
KAABOO Del Mar 2019: Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews Band and Mumford & Sons Headlining Festival’s Fifth Edition

For the past five years, the KAABOO Del Mar has boasted one of the most densely-packed and varied lineups in the United States. On Thursday, the festival — which will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Byrne, Trent Reznor, Harry Styles Among Those to Present Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions
March 13, 2019
David Byrne, Trent Reznor, Harry Styles Among Those to Present Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions

The 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class will be inducted on March 29 in a lavish ceremony at the Barclays Center in New York. It’ll be a great...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Tribe's 'Peace, Love and Understanding' Charity Gig Lights Up CSU Northridge
December 7, 2016
The Tribe's 'Peace, Love and Understanding' Charity Gig Lights Up CSU Northridge

On Sunday, December 4th, LA-based musical collective The Tribe returned to Cal State University, Northridge’s Plaza del Sol Performance Hall for its second annual all-star charity concert. The “Peace, Love...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty's 2017 MusiCares Tribute to Feature Performances from Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, Kings of Leon, More
November 4, 2016
Tom Petty's 2017 MusiCares Tribute to Feature Performances from Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, Kings of Leon, More

The 59th Grammy Awards are set for Sunday, February 12 in Los Angeles. Two nights before, Tom Petty will be officially honored as the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day Unveils List of Limited-Edition Titles Being Released on Black Friday, 11/25
October 25, 2016
Record Store Day Unveils List of Limited-Edition Titles Being Released on Black Friday, 11/25

Vinyl enthusiasts, this is for you. The list of releases scheduled for Black Friday 2016 was unveiled today. Friday, November 25 at record stores and music specialty shops around the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt
December 8, 2015
A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt

John Pratt has been doing his thing for decades. Whether in his 1980s rock bands or putting his stamp on TV programs with his score work, Pratt has been an...

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 | ¡Viva Los Lobos! (Interview with Steve Berlin)
July 17, 2012
¡Viva Los Lobos! (Interview with Steve Berlin)

Steve Berlin of Los Lobos gives an interview detailing the band's 4-decade career, their current popularity, and working with that "f***ing idiot" Paul Simon.

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

The Shins Dr. John Counting Crows Alabama Shakes Elvis Costello & the Imposters The Shins Port of Morrow Port of Morrow, the first proper Shins album since 2007’s Wincing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | NAMM Show 2022 TEC Awards: Peter Asher Receives TEC Hall of Fame Award
June 13, 2022
NAMM Show 2022 TEC Awards: Peter Asher Receives TEC Hall of Fame Award

At the 2022 NAMM Show this past Saturday, June 4, legendary musical figure Peter Asher was honored as this year’s recipient of the heralded TEC Hall of Fame Award —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Travis + Susanna Hoffs’ New Music Video for ‘The Only Thing’; New Album ’10 Songs’ Out 10/9
August 26, 2020
Watch Travis + Susanna Hoffs’ New Music Video for ‘The Only Thing’; New Album ’10 Songs’ Out 10/9

On Oct. 9, acclaimed Scottish rock band Travis will release a new album titled 10 Songs — and earlier this week, the band fronted by Fran Healy premiered a new...

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

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