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Rock Cellar Magazine | Blondie Announce August U.S. Tour with Special Guest The Damned; Playing Cruel World Festival in May
March 2, 2022
Blondie Announce August U.S. Tour with Special Guest The Damned; Playing Cruel World Festival in May

This summer, Debbie Harry, Chris Stein and Blondie will head out on the road for a run of U.S. tour dates, the legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Hate for Sale,’ a Punky, Jagged New Song from The Pretenders Inspired by the Damned
March 24, 2020
Stream ‘Hate for Sale,’ a Punky, Jagged New Song from The Pretenders Inspired by the Damned

On Tuesday, Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders roared back with the title track to their new album, Hate for Sale. A punky little anthem with jagged riffs and boundless energy,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap/Photos: 1980s Fans Brave the Heat for Cruel World Festival in Pasadena to See Blondie, Devo, Morrissey, Bauhaus and Many More
May 16, 2022
Recap/Photos: 1980s Fans Brave the Heat for Cruel World Festival in Pasadena to See Blondie, Devo, Morrissey, Bauhaus and Many More

Debbie Harry of Blondie was absolutely thrilled to be onstage during this past Saturday, May 14’s sold-out Cruel World Festival in Southern California. “You have no idea how good it...

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 | Cruel World Festival: Morrissey, Blondie, Bauhaus, Devo, Echo & the Bunnymen & More — May 2022 in Pasadena
June 7, 2021
Cruel World Festival: Morrissey, Blondie, Bauhaus, Devo, Echo & the Bunnymen & More — May 2022 in Pasadena

Next spring, Goldenvoice’s Cruel World Festival — originally planned for 2020, rescheduled for obvious reasons — will be held at Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. The lineup...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Still Wish You Were Here’: Rock/Metal Titans Team Up for New Pink Floyd Tribute Album Out 5/28 (Order)
May 3, 2021
‘Still Wish You Were Here’: Rock/Metal Titans Team Up for New Pink Floyd Tribute Album Out 5/28 (Order)

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Spencer Davis of The Spencer Davis Group Dies at 81; Steve Winwood Releases Statement
October 20, 2020
Spencer Davis of The Spencer Davis Group Dies at 81; Steve Winwood Releases Statement

Spencer Davis, the Welsh musician and songwriter known for his work with the Spencer Davis Group and became a significant figure in English music over the years, has died at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from the Pretenders: Stream the R&B-Styled ‘You Can’t Hurt a Fool’
April 14, 2020
New from the Pretenders: Stream the R&B-Styled ‘You Can’t Hurt a Fool’

On July 17, Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders will release their new studio album Hate for Sale, and on Tuesday the band premiered another song from the record. Title “You...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Killing Joke vs. Nirvana – Ripped Off Riffs #3
July 13, 2011
Killing Joke vs. Nirvana – Ripped Off Riffs #3

One of Nirvana’s huge hits from Nevermind, Come As You Are features a down-tuned riff that bears a heavy resemblance to Killing Joke’s song Eighties. Killing Joke never did the...

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 | This Unsettling New Puscifer Video for ‘Apocalyptical’ from Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Sums Up the Anxiety of the COVID-19 Era
May 8, 2020
This Unsettling New Puscifer Video for ‘Apocalyptical’ from Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Sums Up the Anxiety of the COVID-19 Era

Leave it to Maynard James Keenan to release the perfect music video for these unsettling times. The irreverent lead vocalist of Tool premiered a new song on Friday with his...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Trying (and Failing) to Get Donald Fagen of Steely Dan to Smile
June 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Trying (and Failing) to Get Donald Fagen of Steely Dan to Smile

As a young, exuberant and adventurous rock writer back in the ‘70s and ‘80s, I would fly anywhere to pursue a story. On this particular day it was a trip...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS' Legacy and Paul McCartney's Influence
October 7, 2016
Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS' Legacy and Paul McCartney's Influence

Outspoken and brash, arrogant and opinionated, profane and vulgar, supremely narcissistic and sexist, are among the colorful descriptions both the public and media foist at KISS’ founding member Gene Simmons....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Regina Spektor Returns with the Beautiful, Resonant 'Remember Us to Life'
September 30, 2016
Best New Music: Regina Spektor Returns with the Beautiful, Resonant 'Remember Us to Life'

Singer/songwriter Regina Spektor is something of a singular talent in an overcrowded music landscape. Ever since catching on in a big way with 2004’s Soviet Kitsch, Spektor has reached new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dual Q&A: Ambrosia's Burleigh Drummond and Player's Peter Beckett
September 8, 2016
Dual Q&A: Ambrosia's Burleigh Drummond and Player's Peter Beckett

The term “Yacht Rock” was created by music critics to describe the smooth commercial and in their words, slightly cheesy sound of a litany of successful late ‘70s pop/rock acts....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Leo Sayer on His 'Restless Years' With Hendrix, McCartney and Daltrey (Q&A)
July 8, 2016
Leo Sayer on His 'Restless Years' With Hendrix, McCartney and Daltrey (Q&A)

There is no easy characterization of the Leo Sayer sound. The singer-songwriter broke out in the U.S. with 1974’s Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance), a quirky story-song that made the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What The Funk?!  Mark Farner’s Excellent Adventure (Interview)
July 17, 2012
What The Funk?! Mark Farner’s Excellent Adventure (Interview)

So much has been written about the life and times of Grand Funk Railroad – the hits and the misses, the legal fights and the mismanagement, the groupies and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | "Relatively Speaking" – Musicians Talk About Their Famous Kin
May 16, 2012
"Relatively Speaking" – Musicians Talk About Their Famous Kin

Intro Lukas Nelson Jenda Hall Derringer Miles Nielsen Sarah Lee Guthrie Trying to make it in music is tough.  But if you are related to a reigning superstar, either by blood...

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...