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Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Go Gos Play ‘We Got the Beat’ and ‘Vacation’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
July 28, 2016
Watch the Go Gos Play ‘We Got the Beat’ and ‘Vacation’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

The Go-Gos are close to heading out on a big farewell tour, and they helped kick it off on Wednesday night with a fun visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live. Here’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty Shares ‘Weeping in the Promised Land,’ a Topical, Gospel-Influenced New Song/Video
January 6, 2021
John Fogerty Shares ‘Weeping in the Promised Land,’ a Topical, Gospel-Influenced New Song/Video

“Weeping in the Promised Land” is a brand new song from John Fogerty — his first new song in eight years, released on the heels of his Fogerty’s Factory family...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Meticulous Recreation of the Pink Floyd ‘Division Bell’ Tour Stage Using LEGOs is Something Special
June 8, 2020
This Meticulous Recreation of the Pink Floyd ‘Division Bell’ Tour Stage Using LEGOs is Something Special

1994’s The Division Bell Tour was the final official tour from Pink Floyd as a band, coming after the album of the same name. Its stage setup was sprawling and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Urges His Band to ‘Check the Massive Egos at the Door,’ Citing Tool/Chili Peppers/Rage Against the Machine as Inspiration
December 17, 2019
System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Urges His Band to ‘Check the Massive Egos at the Door,’ Citing Tool/Chili Peppers/Rage Against the Machine as Inspiration

In the early 2000s, few bands made as much noise with as singular a sound as System of a Down. The group’s frantic “nu-metal” tinged with thrash elements and infectious...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Testimony,’ Gloria Gaynor’s First Gospel Album (Listen)
June 7, 2019
Out Now: ‘Testimony,’ Gloria Gaynor’s First Gospel Album (Listen)

Gloria Gaynor has accomplished a lot over the years in her legendary career — but until today, the iconic singer known for her disco-era hits hadn’t released a gospel album....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gloria Gaynor Releasing New Gospel Album ‘Testimony,’ Stream ‘Amazing Grace’ as a Preview
April 15, 2019
Gloria Gaynor Releasing New Gospel Album ‘Testimony,’ Stream ‘Amazing Grace’ as a Preview

You know Gloria Gaynor for her classic career as one of the foremost singers of the disco era known for hits including “I Will Survive” and many more — but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Ringo Starr’s Joyous ‘EP3,’ Four New Songs Featuring His All-Star Pals; On Tour Now (Listen/Buy)
September 16, 2022
Out Now: Ringo Starr’s Joyous ‘EP3,’ Four New Songs Featuring His All-Star Pals; On Tour Now (Listen/Buy)

The simply titled EP3 is a new four-song release from Ringo Starr — the latest collection of uplifting, joyous new music from the Beatles legend. As has been the case...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr Previews New ‘EP3’ (Out 9/16) with the Joyous “World Go Round” — Listen
July 29, 2022
Ringo Starr Previews New ‘EP3’ (Out 9/16) with the Joyous “World Go Round” — Listen

Ringo Starr and several of his All-Starr friends are at it again — and on Sept. 16, the Beatles legend will release EP3, a new four-song collection that works as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peace and Love, Ringo Starr is 82! A Toast to the Famed Beatles Icon on His Birthday
July 7, 2022
Peace and Love, Ringo Starr is 82! A Toast to the Famed Beatles Icon on His Birthday

While there are many acclaimed technical drummers in commercial rock music — names like Neil Peart of Rush and Stewart Copeland of The Police to name just two — the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tracing a Legacy: ‘Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song’: Q&A with Directors Dayna Goldfine & Daniel Geller
July 6, 2022
Tracing a Legacy: ‘Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song’: Q&A with Directors Dayna Goldfine & Daniel Geller

Co-directors Dayna Goldfine and Daniel Geller have produced something singular in cinema and music history, a documentary that zooms in on one song — and, in doing so, also unfolds...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Train’s Pat Monahan: Sailing the Seas of Yacht Rock on ‘AM Gold,’ Wine, Baseball and “Hey, Soul Sister” (The Interview)
May 13, 2022
Train’s Pat Monahan: Sailing the Seas of Yacht Rock on ‘AM Gold,’ Wine, Baseball and “Hey, Soul Sister” (The Interview)

Train first came to prominence with the double-platinum single “Meet Virginia,” off its 1998 self-titled debut album. Since then, the affable pop/rock band led by singer/songwriter Pat Monahan has landed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Papa Roach Embarks on an ‘Ego Trip’ of Confidence and Boundless Energy (Album Review)
April 7, 2022
Out Now: Papa Roach Embarks on an ‘Ego Trip’ of Confidence and Boundless Energy (Album Review)

We’re more than two decades removed from “Last Resort,” the breakthrough single from hard-rock/nu-metal band Papa Roach that put the Vacaville, California group on the map way back in 2001....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr Gets His Own Mural on the Wall of a Former Pub Near His Hometown in Liverpool
March 8, 2022
Ringo Starr Gets His Own Mural on the Wall of a Former Pub Near His Hometown in Liverpool

The Empress was a pub in Liverpool, England that was adjacent to the childhood home of Ringo Starr — and, thanks to local artist John Culshaw, a rather incredible mural...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | It Looks Like Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh and Their Wives Enjoyed the Rams’ Win in Super Bowl LVI
February 14, 2022
It Looks Like Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh and Their Wives Enjoyed the Rams’ Win in Super Bowl LVI

The stars came out on Sunday for Super Bowl LVI at Los Angeles SoFi Stadium, the gorgeous new NFL stadium that plays home to both the Los Angeles Chargers and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Announce New West Coast Tour Dates for the Spring
January 25, 2022
The Go-Go’s Announce New West Coast Tour Dates for the Spring

Back in the final days of 2021, COVID-related setbacks forced The Go-Go’s to postpone a series of West Coast live performances meant as a celebration of the band’s Rock &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Colin Hay Shares “Now and the Evermore” (ft. Ringo Starr on Drums), from New Album Out 3/18
January 24, 2022
Colin Hay Shares “Now and the Evermore” (ft. Ringo Starr on Drums), from New Album Out 3/18

On March 18, Colin Hay will add to his robust catalog of releases with Now and the Evermore, a new album that the longtime Men at Work singer/songwriter previewed on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Postpone December/January West Coast Tour Dates Due to COVID
December 29, 2021
The Go-Go’s Postpone December/January West Coast Tour Dates Due to COVID

The Go-Go’s were supposed to play some celebratory concerts on the West Coast this week and into early January in commemoration of their Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction...

Rock Cellar Magazine | George Harrison Remembered by Paul McCartney + Ringo Starr on the 20th Anniversary of His Death in 2001
November 29, 2021
George Harrison Remembered by Paul McCartney + Ringo Starr on the 20th Anniversary of His Death in 2001

Today, Nov. 29, 2021, marks 20 years since the passing of George Harrison. As is always the case every time this date comes around each year, Harrison‘s Beatles band mates...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian’s Song: New Documentary ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Goes Inside the Beach Boy’s Saga (Q&A)
November 17, 2021
Brian’s Song: New Documentary ‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’ Goes Inside the Beach Boy’s Saga (Q&A)

Brent Wilson (no relation to Brian Wilson) is a Kentucky-born and bred director/writer/producer who specializes in music-themed documentaries. It should come as no surprise that a filmmaker hails from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Highlights: Watch Taylor Swift Honor Carole King, Paul McCartney Induct Foo Fighters, Drew Barrymore Toast the Go-Go’s & More
November 1, 2021
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Highlights: Watch Taylor Swift Honor Carole King, Paul McCartney Induct Foo Fighters, Drew Barrymore Toast the Go-Go’s & More

This past Saturday night, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame‘s Class of 2021 — well, most of them, anyway — gathered in Cleveland for the official induction ceremony. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Drummer Gina Schock on Her New Book ‘Made in Hollywood: All Access with the Go-Go’s,’ Rock Hall of Fame Induction and Beyond
October 26, 2021
Drummer Gina Schock on Her New Book ‘Made in Hollywood: All Access with the Go-Go’s,’ Rock Hall of Fame Induction and Beyond

UPDATE:  You can pick up a copy of Gina Schock’s book Made in Hollywood at our Rock Cellar Store HERE You may think you’ve stumbled into a time warp when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello on His New Album (‘As Much of a Life Raft and an Anti-Depressant as Anything Else),’ Social Media, the Chicago Cubs and More (The Interview)
October 12, 2021
Tom Morello on His New Album (‘As Much of a Life Raft and an Anti-Depressant as Anything Else),’ Social Media, the Chicago Cubs and More (The Interview)

As the years roll by, Tom Morello rages on — and this week, the guitarist/SiriusXM radio DJ/icon known for his musically rebellious body of work with Rage Against the Machine,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Set 2021-’22 West Coast Tour Dates in Celebration of Rock Hall Induction
June 22, 2021
The Go-Go’s Set 2021-’22 West Coast Tour Dates in Celebration of Rock Hall Induction

In commemoration of their (overdue) induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The Go-Go’s have announced a string of West Coast tour dates for the tail end of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)
May 14, 2021
Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)

Join us for a conversation with Pete Townshend for a look at the story behind of The Who Sell Out, which was recently celebrated with a massive Super Deluxe edition....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Hall of Fame 2021 Inductees: The Go-Go’s, Carole King, Todd Rundgren, Tina Turner, Foo Fighters Among Official List
May 12, 2021
Rock Hall of Fame 2021 Inductees: The Go-Go’s, Carole King, Todd Rundgren, Tina Turner, Foo Fighters Among Official List

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced this year’s list of inductees, and it’s among the most varied in quite some time. As it’s all laid out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Singer B.J. Thomas Reveals Stage 4 Cancer Diagnosis, Undergoing Treatment in Texas
March 24, 2021
Singer B.J. Thomas Reveals Stage 4 Cancer Diagnosis, Undergoing Treatment in Texas

BJ Thomas, whose hit songs of the 1960s and 70s made him a household name among various musical genres, announced on Monday that he has been diagnosed with stage 4...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees: The Go-Go’s, Foo Fighters, Carole King, Iron Maiden & More
February 10, 2021
2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees: The Go-Go’s, Foo Fighters, Carole King, Iron Maiden & More

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its official nominees list for the Class of 2021 on Wednesday, and it’s another eclectic mix of acts spanning decades, genres and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Acclaimed 2020 Documentary Film Hitting Blu-ray/DVD/Digital on 2/5 (Preview/Pre-Order)
January 7, 2021
The Go-Go’s Acclaimed 2020 Documentary Film Hitting Blu-ray/DVD/Digital on 2/5 (Preview/Pre-Order)

This past summer, The Go-Go’s enjoyed a bit of a resurgence, premiering a new track titled “Club Zero” and basking in the glow of an acclaimed new documentary film, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Sean & Julian Lennon and Pete Best Honor John Lennon on 40th Anniversary of His Death
December 8, 2020
Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Sean & Julian Lennon and Pete Best Honor John Lennon on 40th Anniversary of His Death

Today, Dec. 8, marks the 40th anniversary of the tragic day John Lennon was killed outside the Dakota building in his beloved New York City. It’s a time for reflection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Share ‘Club Zero’ Music Video; Acclaimed 2020 Documentary Coming to Blu-ray/Digital Feb. 5
November 23, 2020
The Go-Go’s Share ‘Club Zero’ Music Video; Acclaimed 2020 Documentary Coming to Blu-ray/Digital Feb. 5

On July 31, Showtime premiered The Go-Go’s, a new documentary film on the trailblazing Los Angeles-based punk/New Wave group of the 1980s — and on Feb, 5, 2021, the film...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Go-Go’s Team Up Remotely to Play Their Powerful New Single ‘Club Zero’
August 12, 2020
Watch The Go-Go’s Team Up Remotely to Play Their Powerful New Single ‘Club Zero’

The Go-Go’s, famously the first all-female band to have a No. 1 record in the United States with 1981’s Beauty and the Beat, recently returned in grand fashion with “Club...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Streaming Picks for This Weekend 8/7-8/9: The Who, Elton John, Grateful Dead, The Go-Go’s, More
August 7, 2020
Streaming Picks for This Weekend 8/7-8/9: The Who, Elton John, Grateful Dead, The Go-Go’s, More

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History
August 5, 2020
The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History

In so many ways, The Go-Go’s owned the 1980s. Born out of the Los Angeles punk scene, the band quickly became “America’s Sweethearts,” as guitarist Charlotte Caffey recalls to Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 7/31-8/2: Elton John, Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia, Lollapalooza Virtual Festival, ‘Mavis 80’, Stone Temple Pilots ‘Core,’ The Go-Go’s Showtime Documentary
July 31, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 7/31-8/2: Elton John, Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia, Lollapalooza Virtual Festival, ‘Mavis 80’, Stone Temple Pilots ‘Core,’ The Go-Go’s Showtime Documentary

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Return with ‘Club Zero’: Hear Their First New Song in 20 Years; New Showtime Documentary Premiering 7/31
July 30, 2020
The Go-Go’s Return with ‘Club Zero’: Hear Their First New Song in 20 Years; New Showtime Documentary Premiering 7/31

It’s been a long time since the world heard new music from The Go-Go’s — but the Los Angeles punk/new wave band‘s new song, “Club Zero,” is here. Premiered late...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Announce ‘Club Zero,’ First New Single in 20 Years; Showtime Documentary Premiering 8/1
July 1, 2020
The Go-Go’s Announce ‘Club Zero,’ First New Single in 20 Years; Showtime Documentary Premiering 8/1

The Go-Go’s will release a new song on July 31. This is big news, considering the iconic all-female Los Angeles punk/new wave band hasn’t released a new recording in 20...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr: ‘Ringo’s Big Birthday Show’ Charity Broadcast with Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Sheryl Crow, Sheila E. and More Announced for His 80th Birthday on 7/7
June 30, 2020
Ringo Starr: ‘Ringo’s Big Birthday Show’ Charity Broadcast with Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Sheryl Crow, Sheila E. and More Announced for His 80th Birthday on 7/7

On July 7, Ringo Starr will hit a milestone when he turns 80 years old. In normal, non-pandemic circumstances, the Beatles legend celebrates with a huge party in Los Angeles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr Remember Famed Beatles Photographer Astrid Kirchherr on Social Media
May 21, 2020
Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr Remember Famed Beatles Photographer Astrid Kirchherr on Social Media

On May 15, news came through that Astrid Kirchherr, famed German photographer known for her legacy of work documenting the Beatles, had passed away at the age of 81 earlier...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Streetlight Harmonies’: Doo-Wop Doc Goes Deep on Beloved Musical Genre (Film Review)
April 14, 2020
‘Streetlight Harmonies’: Doo-Wop Doc Goes Deep on Beloved Musical Genre (Film Review)

I Only Have Ears For You: Doo-Wop Doc Streetlight Harmonies Does Deep Doo Run Run on Beloved Musical Genre This reviewer would be hard-pressed to find a more appropriate film...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s: 11-Date North American Tour Set for Summer Celebrating New Showtime Documentary
January 22, 2020
The Go-Go’s: 11-Date North American Tour Set for Summer Celebrating New Showtime Documentary

2020 is going to be a banner year for The Go-Go’s, the Los Angeles-based pop/new wave band that formed in 1978 and would forge its own path into music history....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Issued Heartfelt Remembrances of Beatles Photographer Robert Freeman, Who Passed Away
November 8, 2019
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Issued Heartfelt Remembrances of Beatles Photographer Robert Freeman, Who Passed Away

If you’ve seen a Beatles album cover in your life, you’ve likely been viewing the work of photographer Robert Freeman. Among his high-profile work, Freeman’s photography adorned several Beatles records,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Photo: Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh and Ringo Starr Were Spotted in the Studio Together
February 20, 2017
Photo: Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh and Ringo Starr Were Spotted in the Studio Together

File this one under intriguing developments that could yield something exciting. Over the weekend, Ringo Starr shared the following image, which definitely, absolutely shows him in a studio setting with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You've Never Seen More Happen in Four Seconds Than in OK Go's Amazing New 'The One Moment' Music Video (Watch)
November 23, 2016
You've Never Seen More Happen in Four Seconds Than in OK Go's Amazing New 'The One Moment' Music Video (Watch)

The music video wizards in OK Go are back. On Wednesday, the power-pop outfit premiered a video for a song called “The One Moment” (off their 2014 album Hungry Ghosts)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Ringo Starr's New 'Now the Time Has Come' Video, Recorded for the International Day of Peace
September 21, 2016
Watch Ringo Starr's New 'Now the Time Has Come' Video, Recorded for the International Day of Peace

Today, September 21, is known around the world as the International Day of Peace. Yes it's peace day September 21 peace day day of peace a day full of peace...

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 | “Blues Albums Turned My Life Around”: Dave Stewart on New LP ‘Ebony McQueen,’ Eurythmics’ Legacy and Beyond
September 14, 2022
“Blues Albums Turned My Life Around”: Dave Stewart on New LP ‘Ebony McQueen,’ Eurythmics’ Legacy and Beyond

Dave Stewart could easily be considered the Zelig of modern day rock and roll.  He and his Eurythmics partner Annie Lennox came to the rescue when Tom Petty’s house was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Caleb Crosby of Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown Q&A: New LP ‘Shake the Roots,’ Inspiration from AC/DC and More
September 8, 2022
Caleb Crosby of Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown Q&A: New LP ‘Shake the Roots,’ Inspiration from AC/DC and More

Shake the Roots is an apt title for the new album from Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown, as the band assiduously plumbs and revisits its blues and rock roots throughout...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Jackson Browne Tells Stories, Sings Songs as Marvelous ‘An Evening With …’ Tour Visits Costa Mesa
September 7, 2022
Recap: Jackson Browne Tells Stories, Sings Songs as Marvelous ‘An Evening With …’ Tour Visits Costa Mesa

For the past 50+ years, Jackson Browne has written songs about personal reflection, love, loss and political awareness with a depth that stands apart from others who came to prominence  during...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bauhaus Cancels Remaining North American Tour Dates as Peter Murphy Enters Rehab
August 31, 2022
Bauhaus Cancels Remaining North American Tour Dates as Peter Murphy Enters Rehab

On Wednesday, it was announced that English post-punk band Bauhaus has cancelled the remaining dates on its North American tour. The statement from the band reads as follows: It is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Interrupters Seek the Light with ‘In the Wild,’ a Set of Resilient, Unifying Ska/Punk Anthems (Listen)
August 15, 2022
Out Now: The Interrupters Seek the Light with ‘In the Wild,’ a Set of Resilient, Unifying Ska/Punk Anthems (Listen)

On Aug. 5, The Interrupters released In the Wild, the latest studio album from the ska/punk outfit that rocketed to success in 2018 with “She’s Kerosene,” a hit single that helped the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Blue-Eyed Soul Songs
August 12, 2022
Top 11 Blue-Eyed Soul Songs

Daryl Hall on the term “Blue-Eyed Soul”: “I f****** hate it; it’s a racist term… if you’re a white guy and you’re singing or playing in a black idiom, it’s...

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 | ‘Celebrating David Bowie’ Tour 2022: Todd Rundgren, Adrian Belew, Scrote, Royston Langdon, & More
August 3, 2022
‘Celebrating David Bowie’ Tour 2022: Todd Rundgren, Adrian Belew, Scrote, Royston Langdon, & More

This fall, an all-star assortment of musicians will gather once again for another edition of the Celebrating David Bowie tour. Featuring Todd Rundgren, former Bowie musical director Adrian Belew, Scrote,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Motörhead Revisiting 1982’s ‘Iron Fist’ for 40th Anniversary; Preview with Demo Track (Pre-Order)
July 28, 2022
Motörhead Revisiting 1982’s ‘Iron Fist’ for 40th Anniversary; Preview with Demo Track (Pre-Order)

On Sept. 23, the robust Motörhead vaults will be opened once again for an expanded revisiting of Iron Fist, the legendary English metal band‘s fifth studio album. Originally released in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Interrupters Preview New Album with Throwback Ska Anthem, “As We Live” ft. Tim Armstrong/Rhoda Dakar
July 19, 2022
The Interrupters Preview New Album with Throwback Ska Anthem, “As We Live” ft. Tim Armstrong/Rhoda Dakar

On Aug. 5, punk/ska revivalists The Interrupters will release a new record titled In the Wild. Announced recently, the album comes with anticipation thanks to the Interrupters’ breakthrough success in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Picking Up the Pieces: Richie Furay Talks Covering Keith Urban, Sammy Kershaw and More on ‘In the Country’ LP
July 12, 2022
Picking Up the Pieces: Richie Furay Talks Covering Keith Urban, Sammy Kershaw and More on ‘In the Country’ LP

Richie Furay has been part of three influential bands that have produced a stack of hits: Buffalo Springfield, Poco and the Souther-Hillman-Furay Band. Yet as a solo artist, Furay has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Deslondes Release New Album ‘Ways & Means’ – (Listen & Stream)
July 8, 2022
The Deslondes Release New Album ‘Ways & Means’ – (Listen & Stream)

Today, July 8th, the Americana roots band The Deslondes released their new album Ways & Means on New West Records. Pick up Ways & Means on CD and Vinyl at...

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 | A Celebratory Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 80th Birthday
June 18, 2022
A Celebratory Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 80th 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 80th … Back in 1967, the Beatles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carmine Appice Q&A:  Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Jeff Beck and Instrumental LP ‘Energy Overload’
June 13, 2022
Carmine Appice Q&A: Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Jeff Beck and Instrumental LP ‘Energy Overload’

Drummer Carmine Appice burst on the rock scene in 1967 when Vanilla Fudge, with singer-keyboardist Mark Stein, guitarist Vince Martell and bassist Tim Bogert, had a Top 10 hit with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catching Up with Legendary Rock & Roll Photographer Henry Diltz at the 2022 NAMM Show
June 8, 2022
Catching Up with Legendary Rock & Roll Photographer Henry Diltz at the 2022 NAMM Show

Photographer 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 album cover...

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 | Pearl Jam Rocks the Forum, Covers Foo Fighters in Emotional Taylor Hawkins Tribute (“He Lived His Life to the Fullest, We Just Want More of It”)
May 9, 2022
Pearl Jam Rocks the Forum, Covers Foo Fighters in Emotional Taylor Hawkins Tribute (“He Lived His Life to the Fullest, We Just Want More of It”)

There was a moment onstage at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles this past Saturday night, May 7, when Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder found himself at a loss...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Ann Wilson: Stream the Anthemic “A Moment in Heaven,” from Upcoming Album ‘Fierce Bliss’
March 29, 2022
New Ann Wilson: Stream the Anthemic “A Moment in Heaven,” from Upcoming Album ‘Fierce Bliss’

Ann Wilson of Heart will add to her legacy on April 29 with a new solo album, Fierce Bliss. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer/songwriter has been previewing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more
March 28, 2022
RIP Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters: See Tributes from Elton John, Brian Wilson, Liam Gallagher, Miley Cyrus, Incubus, Wolf Van Halen & more

Friday night’s devastating news that Taylor Hawkins was found dead in his hotel room in Colombia at age 50 was met with unimaginable shock and grief from all corners of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance Dates to North American Tour; Midtown to Support in a Few Markets
March 9, 2022
My Chemical Romance Dates to North American Tour; Midtown to Support in a Few Markets

If it feels like ages since My Chemical Romance originally announced its comeback … that’s because it has taken quite a while. After initially appearing in Los Angeles to play...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Gang of Youths’ ‘angel in realtime.,’ an Astounding, Emotional Study of the Human Condition
February 25, 2022
Out Now: Gang of Youths’ ‘angel in realtime.,’ an Astounding, Emotional Study of the Human Condition

It’s made apparent from the very beginning of Angel in Realtime, the new album from Australian indie/rock band Gang of Youths released today, Feb. 25, on the crushing opener “you...

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 | Top 11 Classic Tracks from Singer/Songwriters
February 11, 2022
Top 11 Classic Tracks from Singer/Songwriters

“I don’t deserve a Songwriters Hall of Fame Award. But fifteen years ago, I had a brain operation and I didn’t deserve that, either. So I’ll keep it!” — Quincy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heart’s Ann Wilson Debuts “Greed,” New Album ‘Fierce Bliss’ Coming 4/29 (Pre-Order)
February 8, 2022
Heart’s Ann Wilson Debuts “Greed,” New Album ‘Fierce Bliss’ Coming 4/29 (Pre-Order)

Heart icon Ann Wilson has kept quite busy in recent months with a series of solo releases, and it’s apparently all been building to the upcoming April 29 release of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Hillman: Former Byrd and Burrito Brother Recalls His Musical Journey in New Audiobook (The Interview)
December 10, 2021
Chris Hillman: Former Byrd and Burrito Brother Recalls His Musical Journey in New Audiobook (The Interview)

Chris Hillman‘s autobiography, Time Between: My Life as a Byrd, Burrito Brother, and Beyond, was one of the most celebrated music books of 2020. A recent audiobook version complements the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weekends with Adele’ Residency at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas to Begin in January; New Album ’30’ Out Now
November 30, 2021
‘Weekends with Adele’ Residency at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas to Begin in January; New Album ’30’ Out Now

When Adele returned with 30, her first new studio album in six years, on Nov. 19, it sparked a question on the minds of millions around the world: Would the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2022 Grammy Nominations Announced
November 23, 2021
2022 Grammy Nominations Announced

On Tuesday, the official list of nominations for the 64th Grammy Awards were announced via a live stream. An interesting note from Variety explained a key change instilled for this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’ at 30: Looking Back at the Pioneering Rock Giants’ Greatest Album and Backstory
November 17, 2021
U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’ at 30: Looking Back at the Pioneering Rock Giants’ Greatest Album and Backstory

With the 30th anniversary of U2’s 1991 album Achtung Baby on Nov. 18, contributor Emma Harrison makes her Rock Cellar debut reflecting on a seminal album from the band, one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Super Bowl Music Fest: Green Day/Miley Cyrus, Blake Shelton/Gwen Stefani, Machine Gun Kelly/Halsey Playing Staples Center Across Three Nights in February
November 16, 2021
Super Bowl Music Fest: Green Day/Miley Cyrus, Blake Shelton/Gwen Stefani, Machine Gun Kelly/Halsey Playing Staples Center Across Three Nights in February

With Super Bowl LVI set to lift off at So-Fi Stadium in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 13, you had to know the NFL had big plans in store for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Tom Morello’s ‘Life Raft’ of a New Album, the Collaborative and Experimental ‘The Atlas Underground Fire’ (Listen)
October 15, 2021
Out Now: Tom Morello’s ‘Life Raft’ of a New Album, the Collaborative and Experimental ‘The Atlas Underground Fire’ (Listen)

Tom Morello is esteemed the world over for his signature guitar sounds with Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave and a prolific solo career, which continued today, Oct. 15, with The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Van Zandt Q&A: On New Memoir, ‘The Sopranos’ and the Inside Story of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Studio Sessions
October 7, 2021
Steven Van Zandt Q&A: On New Memoir, ‘The Sopranos’ and the Inside Story of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Studio Sessions

Steven Van Zandt, better known as “Miami Steve” or “Little Steven,” is one of hardest working musicians in the music business and one of its most colorful characters. A Hall...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream “Finish Line,” Elton John and Stevie Wonder’s First-Ever Duet (from ‘The Lockdown Sessions’ Album)
October 1, 2021
Stream “Finish Line,” Elton John and Stevie Wonder’s First-Ever Duet (from ‘The Lockdown Sessions’ Album)

On Oct, 22, Sir Elton John will release The Lockdown Sessions, a new album featuring a number of high-profile collaborations with music stars from across the spectrum, a collection spanning...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Styx: ‘The Same Stardust’ EP Now Available on Streaming Platforms
September 20, 2021
Styx: ‘The Same Stardust’ EP Now Available on Streaming Platforms

Legendary prog/rock ensemble Styx returned in June with a powerful new studio album, Crash of the Crown — but shortly before that, the band also released additional new tracks as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Novelty Songs by Actors
September 13, 2021
Top 11 Novelty Songs by Actors

Disclaimer: “Top” may be a misnomer for some of these thespian tunes, our Top 11 Best, Worst, and Most Infamous Songs By Actors. “Look, let’s start from the beginning. First,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Jamaican Dub/Reggae Pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry: 1936-2021
August 30, 2021
Rest in Peace, Jamaican Dub/Reggae Pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry: 1936-2021

Lee “Scratch” Perry, one of the foremost influences and icons in Jamaican/dancehall and reggae music and a central figure in its history, passed away over the weekend at the age...

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 | Don Everly of the Everly Brothers Remembered: Legendary Singer Dies at Age 84
August 23, 2021
Don Everly of the Everly Brothers Remembered: Legendary Singer Dies at Age 84

Don Everly, one half of the esteemed and iconic Everly Brothers, passed away recently at the age of 84. News of his death was made public by Everly’s family over...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Revisiting George Harrison’s ‘All Things Must Pass’ — The Definitive Beatles Solo Album (50th Anniversary Out Now)
August 11, 2021
Revisiting George Harrison’s ‘All Things Must Pass’ — The Definitive Beatles Solo Album (50th Anniversary Out Now)

George Harrison cast a masterwork with his triple-album All Things Must Pass — the record that announced him as a solo creative force, and showed everyone, John Lennon and Paul...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters Confront Westboro Baptist Church Protestors with a Disco Caravan (“You Shouldn’t Be Hating. You Should Be Dancing!”)
August 6, 2021
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters Confront Westboro Baptist Church Protestors with a Disco Caravan (“You Shouldn’t Be Hating. You Should Be Dancing!”)

On Thursday night, the Foo Fighters‘ tour rolled into Kansas, which afforded Dave Grohl and the band another opportunity to come face-to-face with members of the Westboro Baptist Church. The...

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 | Out Now: Styx Unleashes New Album, ‘Crash of the Crown’ — an Exercise in Positivity, Recorded Before/During the Pandemic (Listen)
June 17, 2021
Out Now: Styx Unleashes New Album, ‘Crash of the Crown’ — an Exercise in Positivity, Recorded Before/During the Pandemic (Listen)

Crash of the Crown is a new studio album from Styx, the long-running band’s 17th overall and first since 2017’s The Mission. Its recording process began before the COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tommy Shaw: On Styx’s New Album ‘Crash of the Crown,’ Songwriting, Critics’ Icy Reception of the Group and Beyond (The Interview)
June 14, 2021
Tommy Shaw: On Styx’s New Album ‘Crash of the Crown,’ Songwriting, Critics’ Icy Reception of the Group and Beyond (The Interview)

Styx are rock and roll survivors. Celebrating over four decades of mighty musical service, overcoming personnel changes and the ever changing musical climate, the seasoned Midwest rockers remain committed to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Your Attention Skyward with Styx in the Band’s Lyric Video for “Crash of the Crown,” from New LP Out 6/18
June 2, 2021
Turn Your Attention Skyward with Styx in the Band’s Lyric Video for “Crash of the Crown,” from New LP Out 6/18

On June 18, Styx will add to its robust catalog of music with a new studio album titled Crash of the Crown, the heralded band‘s 17th album to date. Having previously debuted...

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 | Top 11 Songs That Shared Names with Movie Titles
May 14, 2021
Top 11 Songs That Shared Names with Movie Titles

“I would rather turn my head and cough than see any part of ‘Patch Adams’ again. The title of this movie should have been ‘Punch Adams!’ — Gene Siskel “Strange...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with “1976 ‘Somebody To Love’ — Freddie’s Greatest Hit?” (Watch)
May 14, 2021
Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with “1976 ‘Somebody To Love’ — Freddie’s Greatest Hit?” (Watch)

Every Friday lately, Queen has been debuting a new episode of its ongoing YouTube series, The Greatest — archival videos championing important moments in the English rock group‘s vaunted history. The latest, shared today, examines...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Styx: New Album ‘Crash of the Crown’ Out 6/18; Stream the Title Track
May 6, 2021
Styx: New Album ‘Crash of the Crown’ Out 6/18; Stream the Title Track

On June 18, Styx will add to its robust catalog of music with a new studio album titled Crash of the Crown. The long-running band‘s 17th album to date, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson on Being the ‘Boss’ for Her Solo LP ‘You and Me,’ the Power of Women in Music and Honoring Eddie Van Halen (The Interview)
April 16, 2021
Nancy Wilson on Being the ‘Boss’ for Her Solo LP ‘You and Me,’ the Power of Women in Music and Honoring Eddie Van Halen (The Interview)

The many accomplishments and leadership provided by Nancy Wilson were recognized by the Women’s International Music Network at January 2021’s SheRocks Awards, where the singer/songwriter known for her classic music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Instrumental Rock Songs
April 16, 2021
Top 11 Instrumental Rock Songs

And now, our latest Top 11 entry from Frank Mastropolo chronicles some of the best instrumental rock songs ever laid to tape …  “I remember walking into a department store...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo 2021 Announced: Foo Fighters, Tame Impala, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo, Lana Del Rey and More
March 31, 2021
Bonnaroo 2021 Announced: Foo Fighters, Tame Impala, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo, Lana Del Rey and More

We are gradually progressing to a time in which music festival lineup announcements may come roaring back — and they’ve already begun, now that organizers of the Bonnaroo Music &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Long Out-Of-Print ‘Sam Cooke: Legend’ Documentary Being Reissued 4/30 via ABKCO Films (Pre-Order)
March 18, 2021
Long Out-Of-Print ‘Sam Cooke: Legend’ Documentary Being Reissued 4/30 via ABKCO Films (Pre-Order)

In 2003, a documentary film chronicling the life and career of Sam Cooke was released — and with Cooke on folks’ minds lately thanks to Regina King’s acclaimed film One...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Singer Jose Figueroa Jr. Impress ‘The Voice’ Judges by Belting Billy Vera & The Beaters’ ‘At This Moment’
March 10, 2021
Watch Singer Jose Figueroa Jr. Impress ‘The Voice’ Judges by Belting Billy Vera & The Beaters’ ‘At This Moment’

“At This Moment,” the 1987 No. 1 hit made famous by Billy Vera & The Beaters, was recently brought back into the limelight thanks to a powerhouse performance from Florida-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Induction Ceremony Returning to Cleveland, Set for 10/30
March 2, 2021
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Induction Ceremony Returning to Cleveland, Set for 10/30

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced on Tuesday that the 36th Annual Induction Ceremony is set for Oct. 30, 2021, and will return to Cleveland, Ohio, where it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dustin Diamond Dies at 44: ‘Saved By the Bell’ Star Passes Away After Short Battle with Cancer
February 1, 2021
Dustin Diamond Dies at 44: ‘Saved By the Bell’ Star Passes Away After Short Battle with Cancer

Dustin Diamond, who played Samuel “Screech” Powers on Saved By the Bell, has passed away. He was 44 years old. News of his passing comes just three weeks after he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty Chats with ‘CBS This Morning’ About His Powerful New Song ‘Weeping in the Promised Land’
January 21, 2021
John Fogerty Chats with ‘CBS This Morning’ About His Powerful New Song ‘Weeping in the Promised Land’

“The only way we’re truly going to have a great America is to have all Americans feel like they’re included.” That’s a quote from John Fogerty, part of a conversation...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Twitter Phenomenon Dionne Warwick Has Her Own Billboard in NYC, Offering Sage Advice for 2021
December 23, 2020
Twitter Phenomenon Dionne Warwick Has Her Own Billboard in NYC, Offering Sage Advice for 2021

It’s a simple message, put out to the world by the incomparable Dionne Warwick in mid-December. The 80-year-old singer/entertainer/legend has had an official Twitter account for years, but a recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Band: 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Stage Fright’ Coming in 2021; Stream ‘The Shape I’m In (2020 Remix)’
December 21, 2020
The Band: 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Stage Fright’ Coming in 2021; Stream ‘The Shape I’m In (2020 Remix)’

Stage Fright, the third studio album from The Band released in 1970, will be revisited by Capitol/UMe on Feb. 12, 2021 to commemorate the record’s 50th anniversary. The record featured...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Dave Mason Q&A — Re-Recording ‘Alone Together,’ Keeping Busy in Quarantine & Penning an Autobiography
December 7, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Dave Mason Q&A — Re-Recording ‘Alone Together,’ Keeping Busy in Quarantine & Penning an Autobiography

Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing, continues with our interview with singer-songwriter and guitarist Dave Mason, whose short tenure with Traffic produced the classic “Feelin’ Alright,” a song recorded by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ — A Warm Musical Salute to the Late, Beloved Fred Rogers (Out Now/Listen)
December 7, 2020
‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ — A Warm Musical Salute to the Late, Beloved Fred Rogers (Out Now/Listen)

Fred Rogers was beloved by millions, his storytelling and gentle presence a familiar comfort on television sets across the country on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which began airing in 1962 and went...

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 | Watch Dave Grohl (Finally) Meet His 10-Year-Old Drum Battle ‘Rival’ Nandi Bushell via Video Chat
November 10, 2020
Watch Dave Grohl (Finally) Meet His 10-Year-Old Drum Battle ‘Rival’ Nandi Bushell via Video Chat

The epic back-and-forth between Dave Grohl, band leader of the Foo Fighters and bona fide rock star, and Nandi Bushell, a 10-year-old music phenom whose series of YouTube performance videos...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
November 5, 2020
Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Tony Visconti was closer than anyone to the flame that was Marc Bolan, the front man, songwriter and phenom that was the heart and soul of T.Rex, part of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Country Singer/Songwriting Legend Billy Joe Shaver: 1939-2020
October 28, 2020
Rest in Peace, Country Singer/Songwriting Legend Billy Joe Shaver: 1939-2020

Billy Joe Shaver, the Texas-based country singer/songwriter who amassed a strong body of work over the years, has died at the age of 81 following a “massive stroke” at a...

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 | Watch Foo Fighters’ #SOSFest Set from the Troubadour & Hear Pat Smear’s Story About a Fistfight with Tom Waits
October 19, 2020
Watch Foo Fighters’ #SOSFest Set from the Troubadour & Hear Pat Smear’s Story About a Fistfight with Tom Waits

This past weekend, several big-name music artists and bands participated in #SOSFest, a virtual fundraising live stream event from the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and its continued efforts to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Jack White Play a Guitar Designed for Him by Eddie Van Halen on ‘Saturday Night Live’
October 11, 2020
Watch Jack White Play a Guitar Designed for Him by Eddie Van Halen on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Jack White was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this weekend, and he used the opportunity to give a special tribute to Eddie Van Halen, who died last week...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Jeff Slate: Watch an Animated Music Video for ‘Heartbreak,’ Featuring Earl Slick and Duff McKagan
October 2, 2020
New from Jeff Slate: Watch an Animated Music Video for ‘Heartbreak,’ Featuring Earl Slick and Duff McKagan

Jeff Slate is a New York-based singer/songwriter with a prolific solo career — in addition to being a rock music journalist. He’s a regular contributor to Rock Cellar (if you read our recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RESONANCE
September 24, 2020
RESONANCE

YYNOT is America's premier Prog-Rock band, as hardcore RUSH fans, Yynot has managed to blend their influences into their own intricate and well-crafted melodic songs, while putting their high level of musicianship on display on the RESONANCE album.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Doubles Down, Plans to Release Three ‘Protest Songs Against Lockdown’ Beginning 9/25
September 18, 2020
Van Morrison Doubles Down, Plans to Release Three ‘Protest Songs Against Lockdown’ Beginning 9/25

In late August, Van Morrison entitled Save Live Music. In the essay, the Irish singer/songwriter issued a passionate plea to his fellow artists and musicians to eschew the “new reality”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames
September 15, 2020
Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames

What’s in a (nick)name? Some of the biggest artists music history also had the best, most unforgettable nicknames.  “Alexander the Great, who said on his wedding night, ‘It’s only a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tears for Fears Preview ‘The Seeds of Love’ Reissue with ‘Woman in Chains’ Live Performance (Listen/Pre-Order)
September 11, 2020
Tears for Fears Preview ‘The Seeds of Love’ Reissue with ‘Woman in Chains’ Live Performance (Listen/Pre-Order)

On Oct. 9, Tears for Fears will release a special reissue of 1989’s The Seeds of Love, the band‘s third album and the anticipated follow-up to Songs from the Big...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Shares ‘Save Live Music’ Essay, Urging Fellow Artists to ‘Come Forward, Stand Up, Fight the Pseudo-Science and Speak Up’
August 25, 2020
Van Morrison Shares ‘Save Live Music’ Essay, Urging Fellow Artists to ‘Come Forward, Stand Up, Fight the Pseudo-Science and Speak Up’

Everybody wants life to return to “normal” — or whatever “normal” is allowed once the COVID-19 pandemic subsides enough to allow the resumption of our usual way of life —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Slate (Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Rock Cellar Writer) Releases 43-Track ‘Lockdown Live’ Album, ft. Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Warren Zevon Covers and More
August 14, 2020
Jeff Slate (Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Rock Cellar Writer) Releases 43-Track ‘Lockdown Live’ Album, ft. Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Warren Zevon Covers and More

Jeff Slate is a New York-based singer/songwriter with a prolific solo career — in addition to being a rock music journalist. He’s a regular contributor to Rock Cellar (if you...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | August 2020 Issue
August 10, 2020
August 2020 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our August 2020 features. The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History Legendary Guitarist Steve Howe Explores...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talkin’ ‘Bout This Generation: Filmmaker Bob Rose Explores How Today’s Musicians Find Success in ‘InstaBAND’
July 27, 2020
Talkin’ ‘Bout This Generation: Filmmaker Bob Rose Explores How Today’s Musicians Find Success in ‘InstaBAND’

Since The Who burst upon the global stage more than half a century ago singing “My Generation,” the music scene — and how to succeed in it — has undergone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Television Icon Regis Philbin: 1931-2020
July 25, 2020
Rest in Peace, Television Icon Regis Philbin: 1931-2020

it’s nearly impossible to think of “classic television” without calling to mind Regis Philbin. On Saturday, it was announced that the legendary television host and personality has passed away at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mavis Staples, Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile, Phoebe Bridgers, More Featured in ‘Mavis 80’ Celebration Live Stream Event 7/31
July 14, 2020
Mavis Staples, Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile, Phoebe Bridgers, More Featured in ‘Mavis 80’ Celebration Live Stream Event 7/31

In 2019, music icon Mavis Staples celebrated her 80th birthday – and a bunch of her musical friends gathered in Los Angeles for a special concert tribute at the Ace...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Ian Wallace, Brad Dutz and Tal Bergman and the Music of ‘The Ten Commandments’ with Val Kilmer and Adam Lambert
July 13, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Ian Wallace, Brad Dutz and Tal Bergman and the Music of ‘The Ten Commandments’ with Val Kilmer and Adam Lambert

For his latest Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen recalls a memorable trip to the Kodak Theatre (now the Dolby Theatre) in Hollywood in 2004 to catch a production of The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Plays ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’ in a Blacklight-Heavy, At-Home Performance for #AllInWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief
June 25, 2020
Pearl Jam Plays ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’ in a Blacklight-Heavy, At-Home Performance for #AllInWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief

On Wednesday night, Pearl Jam took part in #AllInWa: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief, a fundraising online event for various local charities and featuring entertainers/musical acts, coming together for a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Country Trio Lady Antebellum Changing Name to ‘Lady A’ Due to Slavery Connotations: ‘We Are Deeply Sorry’
June 11, 2020
Country Trio Lady Antebellum Changing Name to ‘Lady A’ Due to Slavery Connotations: ‘We Are Deeply Sorry’

Nashville-based country music trio Lady Antebellum announced on Thursday that it was officially changing its name to Lady A. The decision comes after some deep reflection regarding the ties of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney on Black Lives Matter: ‘I Want Justice for George Floyd’s Family, I Want Justice for All Those Who Have Died and Suffered’
June 5, 2020
Paul McCartney on Black Lives Matter: ‘I Want Justice for George Floyd’s Family, I Want Justice for All Those Who Have Died and Suffered’

On Friday, Sir Paul McCartney posted a lengthy message to his official website and social media pages regarding the police killing of George Floyd on May 25, the Black Lives...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Dion on His NYC Roots and His Star-Studded New Album, ‘Blues With Friends’
June 5, 2020
Q&A: Dion on His NYC Roots and His Star-Studded New Album, ‘Blues With Friends’

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame icon Dion first scored major success almost sixty years ago with smash hits like “The Wanderer,” “Runaround Sue” and “Ruby Baby.” Since then, Dion...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs For A Better World
June 1, 2020
Top 11 Songs For A Better World

This Top 11 Songs for a Better World piece original ran in 2013, but given the protests in the United States regarding the death of George Floyd and the #BlackLivesMatter...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam’s New Animated Video for ‘Retrograde’ Brings the Threat of Climate Change to Life with Dramatic Visuals
May 14, 2020
Pearl Jam’s New Animated Video for ‘Retrograde’ Brings the Threat of Climate Change to Life with Dramatic Visuals

The word “retrograde” comes from the Latin word retrogradus, which literally translates to “backward step.” The name of one of the most lyrical and affecting songs on Gigaton, the new...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Della Mae
May 11, 2020
Turn Me On: Della Mae

The Grammy-nominated Americana powerhouse Della Mae have found themselves releasing their fourth album, the staggeringly satisfying Headlight, amidst a global pandemic and the effective caesura of live music. In a...

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 | ‘Desolation Angels’ at 40: Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke and Mick Ralphs on Bad Company’s Classic LP (The Interview)
April 14, 2020
‘Desolation Angels’ at 40: Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke and Mick Ralphs on Bad Company’s Classic LP (The Interview)

Following up the Burning Sky album, an adventurous excursion into experimentation and wide vista sonic landscapes, Bad Company returned to the charts in a big way with 1979’s Desolation Angels....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Here Are Some Great Music Films/Documentaries to Stream at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic
April 3, 2020
Here Are Some Great Music Films/Documentaries to Stream at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Update: In addition to the music documentaries + films highlighted below, there are a number of innovative livestream concert events popping up every few minutes, it seems, in response to...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Light In The Attic & Friends Live Charity Concert Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund This Friday 4/3
April 2, 2020
Light In The Attic & Friends Live Charity Concert Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund This Friday 4/3

On Friday, a number of musical acts will take part in a livestream charity concert from Light in the Attic, with proceeds benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund. 100 percent of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Rejuvenated Pearl Jam Enters its Fourth Decade with the Unexpectedly Dynamic ‘Gigaton’ (Album Review/Listen)
March 27, 2020
A Rejuvenated Pearl Jam Enters its Fourth Decade with the Unexpectedly Dynamic ‘Gigaton’ (Album Review/Listen)

Pearl Jam don’t have anything left to prove. The band released its new studio album, Gigaton, on Friday, and did so with an unassailable spot in music history already cemented....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: System of a Down’s John Dolmayan on His Covers Album and System’s Future (‘It’s Really Stupid That We Haven’t Made An Album’)
March 25, 2020
Q&A: System of a Down’s John Dolmayan on His Covers Album and System’s Future (‘It’s Really Stupid That We Haven’t Made An Album’)

John Dolmayan is known as the drummer for System of a Down, the dynamic and irreverent rock/metal act that burst onto the scene in the late 1990s with a truly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview)
March 12, 2020
Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview)

It’s 2020, and rock and roll icon Robbie Robertson is busier than ever. A new solo album, Sinematic, acclaimed work on the Martin Scorcese’s mobster film The Irishman and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Re-Imagines Bowie, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Eminem and More on ‘These Grey Men’ LP (ft. Serj Tankian, M. Shadows and Tom Morello)
February 28, 2020
Out Now: System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Re-Imagines Bowie, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Eminem and More on ‘These Grey Men’ LP (ft. Serj Tankian, M. Shadows and Tom Morello)

At this point, it’s anybody’s guess if the world might ever see a new album from System of a Down. It’s been 15 years since the incendiary rock/metal band‘s Mezmerize/Hypnotize...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy the Three Different Music Videos Pearl Jam Has Premiered for ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’
February 7, 2020
Enjoy the Three Different Music Videos Pearl Jam Has Premiered for ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’

Pearl Jam has been on a mission since premiering “Dance of the Clairvoyants,” the funky, Talking Heads-ish new song from the band‘s anticipated new album, Gigaton. When the song was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heads Up: Pearl Jam Have Begun Teasing Something on Social Media … But What?
January 10, 2020
Heads Up: Pearl Jam Have Begun Teasing Something on Social Media … But What?

2020 could very well be a banner year for veteran rock bands, the sort people refer to as ‘dad rock,’ at least. First, the Foo Fighters are planning something big,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recalling Elvis Presley’s Iconic 1969 Las Vegas Run, 50 Years Later
December 13, 2019
Recalling Elvis Presley’s Iconic 1969 Las Vegas Run, 50 Years Later

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s triumphant 1969 return to live performance with a sold-out engagement at the newly opened International Hotel in Las Vegas. The newly released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Announce European Tour for Summer 2020
December 2, 2019
Pearl Jam Announce European Tour for Summer 2020

Pearl Jam is said to be working on a new album, the follow-up to 2013’s Lightning Bolt, but other than that we haven’t seen or heard much from the grunge...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker
October 10, 2019
The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker

A faithful member of Elvis Presley’s retinue of close friends known as “The Memphis Mafia,” Marty Lacker was one of The King’s trusted friends and was instrumental in arranging Elvis’...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday, John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered for His 79th Birthday
October 9, 2019
Happy Birthday, John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered for His 79th Birthday

Today, October 9, is the date that John Lennon would have celebrated his 79th birthday, were he still alive. Happy Birthday, John. pic.twitter.com/TFWZXAyTiq — The Beatles (@thebeatles) October 9, 2019...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Cream Drummer Ginger Baker: 1939-2019
October 6, 2019
Rest in Peace, Legendary Cream Drummer Ginger Baker: 1939-2019

After falling critically ill in the hospital on Sept. 25, legendary drummer Ginger Baker has passed away at the age of 80, his family reported on Sunday in a statement...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mott the Hoople ’74 Tour Canceled as Ian Hunter Diagnosed with ‘Severe’ Tinnitus
September 30, 2019
Mott the Hoople ’74 Tour Canceled as Ian Hunter Diagnosed with ‘Severe’ Tinnitus

A planned Mott the Hoople ’74 tour, which was to see Ian Hunter and his band tour the United States for two weeks in the coming months, has been scrapped...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs By Bands with Animal Names
August 13, 2019
Top 11 Songs By Bands with Animal Names

This month’s Top 11 is a list of some of the most noteworthy songs recorded by bands or artists with animal names.  “Animals may be our friends, but they won’t...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Woodstock 50 Has Officially Been Canceled
July 31, 2019
Woodstock 50 Has Officially Been Canceled

Woodstock 50, the planned concert extravaganza that was to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the seminal 1969 cultural event, has officially been canceled, per reports circulating on Wednesday. this came...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Hackett Ventures to the ‘Edge of the Light’ with Adventurous New Album (Q&A)
July 9, 2019
Steve Hackett Ventures to the ‘Edge of the Light’ with Adventurous New Album (Q&A)

Some artists seem set on an inexorable quest for new musical idioms and fusions.  That’s certainly the case with former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett, who continues to expand his musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reflecting on Curtis Mayfield’s Legacy and New Box Set with His Wife, Altheida Mayfield
June 4, 2019
Reflecting on Curtis Mayfield’s Legacy and New Box Set with His Wife, Altheida Mayfield

Whether you know it or not, you hear Curtis Mayfield’s influence every day. Sure, his grooves have been endlessly sampled, but the gorgeous soul music he created, especially after he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Van Zandt Discusses the Return of Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, His Love of Motown and More (The Interview)
May 6, 2019
Steven Van Zandt Discusses the Return of Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, His Love of Motown and More (The Interview)

Guitar player, songwriter, producer, actor, political activist and lord of his own music radio kingdom with Sirius XM’s Little Steven’s Underground Garage, Jersey’s finest, Steven Van Zandt, is an artist...

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 | Inside the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ with Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg
April 10, 2019
Inside the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ with Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Some things are worth waiting for.  “The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus” TV special was filmed in December of 1968, but was shelved for decades as folks assumed its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine: 1929-2019
March 11, 2019
Rest in Peace, Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine: 1929-2019

Photo: Facebook.com/HalBlaine On Monday, Hal Blaine — legendary drummer whose work as part of the Wrecking Crew made him an icon, his resume unparalleled — passed away at the age...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aces High: A Q&A with Ace Frehley About ‘Spaceman’ and the KISS Farewell Tour
December 27, 2018
Aces High: A Q&A with Ace Frehley About ‘Spaceman’ and the KISS Farewell Tour

(Ace Frehley photograph courtesy Jay Gilbert) In the ‘60s while growing up in the Bronx, budding teenage guitarist Paul “Ace” Frehley, had his share of formidable six-string heroes, Jimmy Page,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wayne Kramer Looks Back on 50 Years of the MC5 and His Prison Experience
September 11, 2018
Wayne Kramer Looks Back on 50 Years of the MC5 and His Prison Experience

Detroit’s legendary MC5 were probably the first punk rock band — but try to tell the band’s guitarist, Wayne Kramer, that. “I get that. I get the value of that....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Backyard Tennis Duel with Carlos Santana in Marin County, 1979
August 9, 2018
Backyard Tennis Duel with Carlos Santana in Marin County, 1979

Those of an age likely have one enduring Carlos Santana visual indelibly stamped on their eyeballs. It is an image of the guitarist standing onstage at the Woodstock Music &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Bubblegum Pop Songs
June 14, 2018
Top 11 Bubblegum Pop Songs

“The average lifespan of a teen idol is five years. You have to change musically. Bubblegum pop was good for the first time you have sex.” – Leif Garrett  “Gimme...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Rascals’ Eddie Brigati Delivers Rock, R&B and Broadway in His New Solo Show (Q&A)
March 23, 2018
The Rascals’ Eddie Brigati Delivers Rock, R&B and Broadway in His New Solo Show (Q&A)

Photo: Dennis Manuel “Some people may not realize it but the Rascals were the first rock band in the world … in the center of the universe, New Jersey, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Todd Rundgren in Las Vegas
November 7, 2017
Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Todd Rundgren in Las Vegas

We recently debuted RockCellarTV with an exclusive and intimate video interview with Ringo Starr — click here to check that out. Next up is Todd Rundgren, who spoke with Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Booze
July 5, 2017
Top 11 Songs About Booze

“I drink too much. The last time I gave a urine sample it had an olive in it.” – Rodney Dangerfield “The No No Song” by Ringo Starr Singer-songwriter Hoyt...

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 | Behind the Curtain: From J. Sloan’s in Hollywood to an Encounter with the ‘Super Freak’ Himself, Rick James
February 13, 2017
Behind the Curtain: From J. Sloan’s in Hollywood to an Encounter with the ‘Super Freak’ Himself, Rick James

Photo by: Glen LaFerman www.glenlaferman.com Before I begin this rock and roll tale about my encounter with Rick James, I want to explain in a way—or attempt to anyway—how I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson’s ‘Testimony’ — The Interview
February 10, 2017
Robbie Robertson’s ‘Testimony’ — The Interview

They’re songs that sound like they’ve been around forever, timeless musical screeds drawing from a deep well of country, R&B, folk, gospel, roots rock, Dixieland jazz, and Tin Pan Alley....

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2017 Oscar Nominees Announced; Academy Awards Set for February 26
January 24, 2017
2017 Oscar Nominees Announced; Academy Awards Set for February 26

The 2017 Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 26 in Hollywood. On Tuesday morning, the official list of nominees was announced by the Academy, recognizing a rather noteworthy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Life Beyond Skynyrd: Guitarist Gary Rossington and Wife Dale ‘Take It On Faith’ (Interview)
December 9, 2016
Life Beyond Skynyrd: Guitarist Gary Rossington and Wife Dale ‘Take It On Faith’ (Interview)

As a founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, guitarist Gary Rossington is true rock and roll survivor. Away from his work in Skynyrd as a touring and recording act, Gary has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch David Gray Perform 'Babylon' on 'The Tonight Show' in Celebration of His 'Best Of' Collection
November 29, 2016
Watch David Gray Perform 'Babylon' on 'The Tonight Show' in Celebration of His 'Best Of' Collection

English singer/songwriter David Gray, currently out on the road performing songs from throughout his career in support of his new collection The Best Of David Gray, continued his victory lap with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Leon Russell: 1942-2016
November 13, 2016
Rest in Peace, Leon Russell: 1942-2016

Acclaimed and revered singer/songwriter/session musician Leon Russell has died at the age of 74, it was announced on his Facebook page Sunday morning. His wife reported that Russell passed in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catching Up with Eagles and Poco Co-Founder Randy Meisner (Interview)
November 10, 2016
Catching Up with Eagles and Poco Co-Founder Randy Meisner (Interview)

And now, an archival interview with Randy Meisner, conducted by Ken Sharp a few years ago… Working with the likes of Poco and Rick Nelson’s Stone Canyon Band, Randy Meisner...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear a Previously Unreleased Temple of the Dog Recording Called 'Black Cat'
August 17, 2016
Hear a Previously Unreleased Temple of the Dog Recording Called 'Black Cat'

The recent reunion news from Temple of the Dog — the early ’90s project featuring Soundgarden‘s Chris Cornell and Pearl Jam‘s Jeff Ament, Mike McCready and Stone Gossard (with an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Ray Charles in 1983
August 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Ray Charles in 1983

(Photo by: Glen LaFerman www.glenlaferman.com) Interviewing Ray Charles back in 1983 was like interviewing a man who had conquered the world and done it all. Ray was like an explorer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem Covered the Beatles, the Band and More in First-Ever Live Set at Outside Lands (Watch)
August 8, 2016
Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem Covered the Beatles, the Band and More in First-Ever Live Set at Outside Lands (Watch)

This past weekend, the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival took place at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Rock Cellar Magazine wasn’t on-hand for this year’s festivities, but thankfully...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Huge News: Temple of the Dog Announce First-Ever Tour
July 20, 2016
Huge News: Temple of the Dog Announce First-Ever Tour

In a bit of gigantic news for fans of the early ’90s grunge scene, Temple of the Dog announced its first-ever tour on Wednesday. After the death of Mother Love...

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 | Top 11 Waiting Songs
October 8, 2015
Top 11 Waiting Songs

“I grew up with six brothers. That’s how I learned to dance — waiting for the bathroom.” — Bob Hope Patience has never been a strong suit of rock fans....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cherie Currie: Return of the Queen of Noise (Interview)
May 15, 2015
Cherie Currie: Return of the Queen of Noise (Interview)

“Hello daddy, hello Mom, I’m your cherry bomb… Hello world I’m your wild girl….” Carrying on in the grand tradition of groundbreaking female rockers, Goldie & the Gingerbreads, Fanny and Suzi...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)
April 7, 2015
Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)

Watching Richie Furay and his talented band plow through an accomplished set at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California in late February of 2015, one walks away not only...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Love Him Two Times: Robby Krieger of the Doors (The Interview)
February 6, 2015
Love Him Two Times: Robby Krieger of the Doors (The Interview)

As songwriter and guitarist for the Doors, Robby Krieger earned his rightful place in rock and roll history. Penning such timeless hits as “Light My Fire,” “Touch Me,” “Love Me...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jackson Browne, ‘Standing in the Breach’ – The Interview
October 7, 2014
Jackson Browne, ‘Standing in the Breach’ – The Interview

Standing in the Breach, the new Jackson Browne album out October 7th on Inside Recordings, is full of the sort of ruminations on love and loss and the state of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Mustaine Riffs on the Internet, AC/DC, and Megadeth (Interview)
April 4, 2014
Dave Mustaine Riffs on the Internet, AC/DC, and Megadeth (Interview)

From his early days as a member of Metallica to his award-winning career as the front man and guitarist of the thrash/metal outfit Megadeth, Dave Mustaine has become something of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine of the Beach Boys – The Interview
September 14, 2013
Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine of the Beach Boys – The Interview

Holed away in his family’s music room, 18 year-old Brian Wilson, future music genius/visionary of The Beach Boys, is cocooned safely in his private sanctuary, immersed in what would become...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Photos of Iconic Rock and Roll Statues
March 4, 2013
Photos of Iconic Rock and Roll Statues

It used to be that only politicians and war heroes were immortalized on statues that honored their accomplishments. So it’s a good thing that today you’re more likely to see...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nfl Picks Sports Handicapping Information For Early Kickoffs
February 27, 2013
Nfl Picks Sports Handicapping Information For Early Kickoffs

men’s hockey jerseys Major League Baseball mlb is consisted of teams your past National League and in the American League. Gano is actually simply 8 of 10 from 20-29 yards,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jason Bonham & Led Zeppelin’s Living Legacy (Interview)
February 4, 2013
Jason Bonham & Led Zeppelin’s Living Legacy (Interview)

Though it’s been over three decades since the untimely death of Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham, at the age of 32, he is still hailed as one of the greatest drummers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lisa Marie Presley  (Interview)
December 3, 2012
Lisa Marie Presley (Interview)

Though her father remains the reigning king of rock and roll, Lisa Marie Presley hasn’t forgotten her Southern folk roots. “Nothing was planned or contrived in any way and out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | "Mustang Sally" at 45  (Interview) – Sir Mack Rice and Spooner Oldham Tell The Story
October 1, 2012
"Mustang Sally" at 45 (Interview) – Sir Mack Rice and Spooner Oldham Tell The Story

Bruce Springsteen surprised fans in 2010 when he joined local band Timepiece at a Farmingdale, New Jersey club for a rousing rendition of Wilson Pickett’s Mustang Sally. Not that Bruce...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Football
October 1, 2012
Top 11 Songs About Football

Yes it’s that time of year again.  The beer.  The hot and greasy wings.  The hot and greasy tailgating.  And, oh yes, that little bit of pigskin insanity called football....

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 | 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 | 11 New Board Game Movie Suggestions for Hollywood
May 16, 2012
11 New Board Game Movie Suggestions for Hollywood

Farewell, Hollywood. Original, creative storylines, plots, and movie concepts have gone the way of the View-Master – replaced by flashy, style-over-substance monstrosities about CGI transforming-robot battles, cartoonish critters dancing to...

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 | March Album Reviews
March 11, 2012
March Album Reviews

Bruce Springsteen Michael Brunnock Sinéad O’Connor Pink Floyd Mars Volta Andrew Bird The Cranberries Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball Bruce Springsteen’s 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball, is another solid entry into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | George Clooney Has The Nominations.  He's Still Just Rosemary's Nephew.
January 15, 2012
George Clooney Has The Nominations. He's Still Just Rosemary's Nephew.

George Clooney’s work in 2011’s The Ides of March and The Descendants has been widely celebrated.  He is a lock to receive Oscar nods when the nominations are revealed January 24th.  In the meantime,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Vincent Price and The Vincentennial!
October 26, 2011
Vincent Price and The Vincentennial!

Vincent Price, in that unmistakable velvety tone, once said: “A man who limits his interests, limits his life.” This year marks (what would have been) Vincent Price’s 100th birthday, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors’ John Densmore, Rapper Wil B, Comic Jeff Ross at Occupy L.A. Rally
October 16, 2011
The Doors’ John Densmore, Rapper Wil B, Comic Jeff Ross at Occupy L.A. Rally

A rally emcee called Occupy Wall Street “the spark that ignited the wildfire that is taking over the world now.”  The movement launched by 16 activists in Lower Manhattan is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | How The Yardbirds Played the Pop Music Game
September 7, 2011
How The Yardbirds Played the Pop Music Game

Drummer Jim McCarty may well be the luckiest musician on the planet. 

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 | Pearl Jam Celebrate 20th Anniversary of "Ten" with Mother Love Bone cover
August 26, 2011
Pearl Jam Celebrate 20th Anniversary of "Ten" with Mother Love Bone cover

The Seattle grunge band’s debut, Ten featured some of PJ’s most commercially successful singles, including Even Flow, Jeremy, and Alive. To celebrate the occasion, the band released its cover of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Mystery of “The Black Zeppelin” Session Revealed
July 27, 2011
The Mystery of “The Black Zeppelin” Session Revealed

For nearly 40 years, hardcore fans of Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath have sought recordings of the infamous “Black Zeppelin” jam session rumored to have happened between the two 1970s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fictional Bands & Musicians NOT Named Spinal Tap
July 20, 2011
Fictional Bands & Musicians NOT Named Spinal Tap

Ever since Spinal Tap skewered classic rock bands with their excess, egos and miniature Stonehenge stage props back in 1984, many other fictional musicians and bands have popped up in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ian Anderson: Jethro Tull's "Ordinary" Rock & Roll Legend
June 28, 2011
Ian Anderson: Jethro Tull's "Ordinary" Rock & Roll Legend

Jethro Tull front man Ian Anderson is quick to let the numbers do the talking.  His band is going on 43 years, more than most marriages last. The landmark album, Aqualung,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers
June 10, 2011
Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers

It’s hard enough being in a band without having to deal with the added stress of expectations weighing down upon you. Throughout rock history, bands and artists have had to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Chiffons vs. George Harrison – Ripped-Off Riffs #2
June 8, 2011
The Chiffons vs. George Harrison – Ripped-Off Riffs #2

George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord” may have been one of the most successful songs of his post-Beatles career, but it wasn’t entirely his song. The chord progression, background vocals and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Did Delaney Bramlett Really Write 'My Sweet Lord' ?
June 3, 2011
Did Delaney Bramlett Really Write 'My Sweet Lord' ?

When George Harrison took the stand in a New York City courtroom in January 1976 to defend himself against charges that he had stolen a good portion of The Chiffons’...