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Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘evermore,’ Taylor Swift’s Surprise ‘folklore’ Companion Album (and Birthday Gift to Herself) ft. The National, Haim & Bon Iver (Listen)
December 11, 2020
Out Now: ‘evermore,’ Taylor Swift’s Surprise ‘folklore’ Companion Album (and Birthday Gift to Herself) ft. The National, Haim & Bon Iver (Listen)

Credit where it’s due: Taylor Swift has maintained an impossibly prolific 2020, despite everything else going on and the world thrown into chaos by the COVID-19 pandemic. First, she surprise-released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taylor Swift Celebrating Her 31st Birthday with a New Album, ‘evermore,’ ft. The National, Haim and More (Out Tonight 12/10)
December 10, 2020
Taylor Swift Celebrating Her 31st Birthday with a New Album, ‘evermore,’ ft. The National, Haim and More (Out Tonight 12/10)

In July, Taylor Swift caught everybody by surprise with folklore, an unannounced album featuring the pop superstar linking up with Aaron Dessner of The National (co-writing or producing 11 of the LP’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Serpentine Prison,’ the Debut Solo Album from The National’s Matt Berninger (Listen)
October 16, 2020
Out Now: ‘Serpentine Prison,’ the Debut Solo Album from The National’s Matt Berninger (Listen)

In late May, Matt Berninger — front man for esteemed indie/rock band The National — announced his first solo album, Serpentine Prison. Today, Oct. 16, the album sees the light of day, and it’s sure to appeal...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Matt Berninger (The National) Shares Music Video for ‘One More Second,’ from His New Album Out 10/2
September 23, 2020
Matt Berninger (The National) Shares Music Video for ‘One More Second,’ from His New Album Out 10/2

In late May, Matt Berninger — front man for esteemed indie/rock band The National — announced his first solo album, Serpentine Prison. The album will be released on Oct. 2 via Book Records, a new imprint of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Taylor Swift Releases an Unexpected Curveball of a New Album, ‘Folklore,’ Featuring Aaron Dessner of The National and Bon Iver (Listen)
July 23, 2020
Out Now: Taylor Swift Releases an Unexpected Curveball of a New Album, ‘Folklore,’ Featuring Aaron Dessner of The National and Bon Iver (Listen)

Taylor Swift dropped some surprise news early Thursday: The pop superstar had a new album ready to go — and, now, Folklore is here. (Shop Taylor Swift music in our...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Matt Berninger of The National: Watch a Video for ‘Distant Axis,’ from Berninger’s New Solo LP ‘Serpentine Prison’ Out 10/2
July 17, 2020
New from Matt Berninger of The National: Watch a Video for ‘Distant Axis,’ from Berninger’s New Solo LP ‘Serpentine Prison’ Out 10/2

In late May, Matt Berninger — front man for esteemed indie/rock band The National — announced his first solo album, Serpentine Prison. Due out Oct. 2 via Book Records, a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The National’s Matt Berninger Announces First Solo LP, ‘Serpentine Prison,’ Produced by Booker T. Jones — Stream the Title Track
May 20, 2020
The National’s Matt Berninger Announces First Solo LP, ‘Serpentine Prison,’ Produced by Booker T. Jones — Stream the Title Track

Among the indie/rock realm, few bands are as highly regarded as The National — and on October 2, the band’s front man baritone-voiced lead singer, Matt Berninger, will release his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Streaming 2012 Gig with Walter Martin and Members of the National on 5/20
May 19, 2020
Bob Weir ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Streaming 2012 Gig with Walter Martin and Members of the National on 5/20

These days, Grateful Dead fans have plenty of ways to stay entertained while at home during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — and Weir Wednesdays, a weekly series from esteemed Dead...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Stipe Premieres Demo of a ‘No Time for Love Like Now, a Collaboration with The National’s Aaron Dessner
March 30, 2020
Michael Stipe Premieres Demo of a ‘No Time for Love Like Now, a Collaboration with The National’s Aaron Dessner

Michael Stipe, longtime vocalist for R.E.M., is feeling creative right now — and over the weekend, the singer debuted a new solo song, a collaboration made with Aaron Dessner of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Glen Campbell’s Recording of Jimmy Webb’s ‘Wichita Lineman’ Inducted Into the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress
March 25, 2020
Glen Campbell’s Recording of Jimmy Webb’s ‘Wichita Lineman’ Inducted Into the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress

“Wichita Lineman” is a classic, and the Jimmy Webb-penned song made famous by the late Glen Campbell received a very high honor this week when it was inducted into the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Phoebe Bridgers, Fiona Apple and the National’s Matt Berninger’s Politically Charged Update of Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘7 O’Clock News/Silent Night’
December 12, 2019
Hear Phoebe Bridgers, Fiona Apple and the National’s Matt Berninger’s Politically Charged Update of Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘7 O’Clock News/Silent Night’

Los Angeles-based indie singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers teamed up with Fiona Apple and Matt Berninger, front man of the National, for an updated version of Simon & Garfunkel‘s 1966 recording “7...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream the National’s Sprawling New Album ‘I Am Easy to Find’ and Watch Its Corresponding Short Film
May 21, 2019
Stream the National’s Sprawling New Album ‘I Am Easy to Find’ and Watch Its Corresponding Short Film

Listening to an album from The National is an emotional experience. That’s long been one of the core themes of the revered indie/rock band, and its newest album, I Am...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The National Premiere New Black-And-White Music Video for ‘Hairpin Turns,’ from New Album ‘I Am Easy to Find’
May 1, 2019
The National Premiere New Black-And-White Music Video for ‘Hairpin Turns,’ from New Album ‘I Am Easy to Find’

I Am Easy to Find is the new album from indie/rock veterans The National. It will be released on May 17 via 4AD, and on Wednesday the band premiered a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The National Premieres Emotional New Video for ‘Light Years,’ New LP ‘I Am Easy to Find’ Out 5/17
April 4, 2019
The National Premieres Emotional New Video for ‘Light Years,’ New LP ‘I Am Easy to Find’ Out 5/17

The National‘s music elicits strong emotional responses from listeners. The poetry of vocalist Matt Berninger’s delivery, matched to the elegant compositions and resonant songwriting has earned the band the high...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleet Foxes Announce International Tour Supporting Grammy-Nominated 2020 Album ‘Shore’
February 9, 2022
Fleet Foxes Announce International Tour Supporting Grammy-Nominated 2020 Album ‘Shore’

Beginning in late June, esteemed indie/folk band Fleet Foxes will launch an international tour in support of Shore, the 2020 album released by singer/songwriter/band leader Robin Pecknold and his colleagues....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Indie/Pop Band Wallows Offering Fans Free Download of Unheard Song for National Voter Registration Day
September 22, 2020
Indie/Pop Band Wallows Offering Fans Free Download of Unheard Song for National Voter Registration Day

Wallows has kept busy during COVID-19 pandemic — and the Los Angeles indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | No Link Between Penny Lane and Slave Trader James Penny, Announces International Slavery Museum After ‘Comprehensive Research’
June 22, 2020
No Link Between Penny Lane and Slave Trader James Penny, Announces International Slavery Museum After ‘Comprehensive Research’

Last week, international debate was sparked by the suggestion that Penny Lane, the Liverpool landmark made famous by the classic Beatles song, was named after 18th century slave merchant James...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #SaveOurStages: NIVA (National Independent Venue Association) Fears 90% of Independent Music Venues Could Close Due to COVID-19 Without Federal Funding
June 9, 2020
#SaveOurStages: NIVA (National Independent Venue Association) Fears 90% of Independent Music Venues Could Close Due to COVID-19 Without Federal Funding

In early May, independent music venues in the United States formed NIVA, the National Independent Venue Association, in an effort to secure adequate federal funding that would ensure the venues were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Premiered the Uncensored ‘Jeremy’ Music Video for National Gun Violence Awareness Day (Watch)
June 8, 2020
Pearl Jam Premiered the Uncensored ‘Jeremy’ Music Video for National Gun Violence Awareness Day (Watch)

“Jeremy” by Pearl Jam is one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band‘s most well-known songs, a staple of the 1990s alt/rock scene and an early example of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello Performs in Isolation for the UK’s National Health Service (Watch)
March 27, 2020
Elvis Costello Performs in Isolation for the UK’s National Health Service (Watch)

Among the crop of artists performing impromptu gigs via social media these days is Elvis Costello, who uploaded a video on Friday as a benefit to the UK’s National Health...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Pauses All Domestic/International Tours, Broadway Shuts Down Because of Coronavirus
March 12, 2020
Live Nation Pauses All Domestic/International Tours, Broadway Shuts Down Because of Coronavirus

Things have escalated so quickly this week in response to growing global concern over coronavirus that Live Nation Entertainment has decided to pause all tours for the time being —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Musicians And Cats for National Cat Day! (Photos)
October 29, 2019
Musicians And Cats for National Cat Day! (Photos)

Today, Oct. 29, is officially National Cat Day. Hey, don’t ask us, we don’t make the rules. National Cat Day has its own website, even, which lays it out like...

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 | George Harrison Estate Miffed at Hearing 'Here Comes the Sun' at Republican National Convention
July 22, 2016
George Harrison Estate Miffed at Hearing 'Here Comes the Sun' at Republican National Convention

Whenever a popular song is played over the speakers at a political event, it lends itself to the possibility of the artist speaking out against said use – which is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Announces Caribbean Cruise in 2023, Promising ‘311 Day At Sea’ with Bands, Comedians and More
August 10, 2022
311 Announces Caribbean Cruise in 2023, Promising ‘311 Day At Sea’ with Bands, Comedians and More

Fresh off another marathon 311 Day experience in Las Vegas and a spring run of dates, veteran alt-rock/reggae outfit 311 announced a special cruise for early 2023 with longtime cruise partner Sixthman....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Goose Debuts Short Doc Capturing Recent Sold-Out Radio City Music Hall Gigs; ‘Dripfield’ Tour On Now
August 3, 2022
Goose Debuts Short Doc Capturing Recent Sold-Out Radio City Music Hall Gigs; ‘Dripfield’ Tour On Now

Connecticut-based indie/psychedelic/jam band Goose is flying high right now with a series of big performances around the country, the rising band capturing the masses — and even converting the previously unconvertable —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joyce Manor Teams with Best Friends Animal Society in Los Angeles for New Video/Pet Adoption PSA
July 27, 2022
Joyce Manor Teams with Best Friends Animal Society in Los Angeles for New Video/Pet Adoption PSA

Southern California pop-punk band Joyce Manor debuted a new music video for “Did You Ever Know?,” a song from the group’s recent album 40 Oz to Fresno. The clip, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Transforms Cher’s “Believe” Into Dreamy Indie-Pop; Fall Tour Announced
July 20, 2022
Lucy Dacus Transforms Cher’s “Believe” Into Dreamy Indie-Pop; Fall Tour Announced

Cher’s “Believe” is an enduring classic, a global smash-hit first released in 1998 that powered its way around the world on the strength of its infectious melody and dance-pop composition....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Marc Broussard Previews New EP with Bold, Soulful New Video for “Fire” (Dedicated to Al Green)
June 29, 2022
Premiere: Marc Broussard Previews New EP with Bold, Soulful New Video for “Fire” (Dedicated to Al Green)

Louisiana-based singer/songwriter Marc Broussard gives a special shout-out to Al Green in the opening seconds of his new song, “Fire,” before the track’s soulful energy and rhythmic stomp take over....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: MUNA Delivers a Powerful Statement of Purpose and Confidence with New Self-Titled Album (Listen)
June 24, 2022
Out Now: MUNA Delivers a Powerful Statement of Purpose and Confidence with New Self-Titled Album (Listen)

There’s a prevalent theme throughout the new self-titled album from MUNA, the indie-pop band signed to Saddest Factory Records, an imprint of the Dead Oceans label that was founded by Phoebe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World Goes Back to Basics for New Self-Released Track, “Something Loud”; Tour This Fall
June 13, 2022
Jimmy Eat World Goes Back to Basics for New Self-Released Track, “Something Loud”; Tour This Fall

Arizona-based alt/punk/emo band Jimmy Eat World recently returned with a new track, the guitar-forward “Something Loud.” An aptly titled burst of energy, the song showcases the group’s knack for compelling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten Performs “Mistakes,” from ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong,’ on ‘Colbert’
May 23, 2022
Sharon Van Etten Performs “Mistakes,” from ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong,’ on ‘Colbert’

Sharon Van Etten released her new album, We’ve Been Going About It All Wrong, without a “lead single” or any pre-release tracks ahead of the album’s full arrival. That doesn’t...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Sets Fall Tour with Special Full-Album Performances in NYC/Chicago/Los Angeles
May 16, 2022
311 Sets Fall Tour with Special Full-Album Performances in NYC/Chicago/Los Angeles

Fresh off another marathon 311 Day experience in Las Vegas and a spring run of dates, veteran rock/reggae outfit 311 will head back out on the road this fall for...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bret McKenzie (‘Flight of the Conchords’) Releasing ‘Songs Without Jokes’ Solo LP 8/26, Shares Song
May 11, 2022
Bret McKenzie (‘Flight of the Conchords’) Releasing ‘Songs Without Jokes’ Solo LP 8/26, Shares Song

On Aug. 26, Bret McKenzie, half of the New Zealand comedy/music duo Flight of the Conchords (in addition to acclaimed songwriting for The Muppets, The Simpsons and beyond), will release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Sharon Van Etten Releases ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’ LP; Hosting YouTube Live Stream
May 6, 2022
Out Now: Sharon Van Etten Releases ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’ LP; Hosting YouTube Live Stream

Acclaimed indie singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten returned today, May 6, with We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong, her sixth full-length album and the first since 2019’s Remind Me Tomorrow....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metric Reignites the Dark Disco on “All Comes Crashing,” New Album 7/8, Tour in August
April 28, 2022
Metric Reignites the Dark Disco on “All Comes Crashing,” New Album 7/8, Tour in August

On July 8, Metric will return with a new studio album titled Formentera. It will be the eighth album from the indie/electronica band to date and the first since 2018’s...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pup Brings the People Together (and Reunites Lost Phones with Owners) at the Fonda with Skegss, Pinkshift (Recap)
April 22, 2022
Pup Brings the People Together (and Reunites Lost Phones with Owners) at the Fonda with Skegss, Pinkshift (Recap)

“This band was supposed to play basement shows and that’s it — so we have absolutely peaked,” remarked Stefan Babcock of the band Pup on stage at the Fonda Theatre...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Japanese Breakfast Announces Additional North American Tour Dates Supporting ‘Jubilee’
April 18, 2022
Japanese Breakfast Announces Additional North American Tour Dates Supporting ‘Jubilee’

Fresh off the first of two can’t-miss performances at Coachella 2022, Japanese Breakfast has now added an extension of tour dates for the rest of the year, a continued promotion...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Photos: Traveling Guitar Exhibit “Medieval to Metal – the Art & Evolution of the Guitar”
April 18, 2022
Photos: Traveling Guitar Exhibit “Medieval to Metal – the Art & Evolution of the Guitar”

The traveling guitar exhibit “Medieval to Metal – the Art & Evolution of the Guitar” just finished up its staging at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel Mississippi....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten: ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’ Album Out 5/6 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour
April 6, 2022
Sharon Van Etten: ‘We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong’ Album Out 5/6 Ahead of ‘Wild Hearts’ Tour

After sharing a few intriguing new songs in recent weeks, singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten has now revealed her master plan: Her sixth full-length album, We’ve Been Going About This All...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers Rock the Fonda in LA — Band’s First Gig with John Frusciante Since 2007
April 5, 2022
Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers Rock the Fonda in LA — Band’s First Gig with John Frusciante Since 2007

When the Red Hot Chili Peppers released Unlimited Love on April 1, it came with sky-high anticipation among longtime fans for one crucial reason: Guitarist John Frusciante is back in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: PUP’s New Album ‘The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND,’ the Soundtrack for Anxious Times
April 1, 2022
Out Now: PUP’s New Album ‘The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND,’ the Soundtrack for Anxious Times

Canadian punk/indie band PUP is pretty much the perfect band for the world right now. Post-pandemic  — well, are we actually post-pandemic, or are we still actually in a pandemic? That probably depends...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Wallows Play “Marvelous” on ‘Kimmel’; Sophomore Album ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ Out Now
March 31, 2022
Watch Wallows Play “Marvelous” on ‘Kimmel’; Sophomore Album ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ Out Now

When Wallows released its new album, Tell Me That It’s Over, on March 25, it marked another leap forward for the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (one of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Wallows Hits the Bullseye with ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ LP, Extends Mostly Sold-Out Tour (Listen)
March 28, 2022
Out Now: Wallows Hits the Bullseye with ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ LP, Extends Mostly Sold-Out Tour (Listen)

Tell Me That It’s Over is the title of a new studio album from Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (one of the stars of the latest Scream film and Netflix’s 13...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Experiences the Highs, Lows, & Scandals of Fame and Rocks the Moon in New Video for “Totally Fine”
March 22, 2022
PUP Experiences the Highs, Lows, & Scandals of Fame and Rocks the Moon in New Video for “Totally Fine”

When is a band more than a band? In the new music video for “Totally Fine,” Canadian punk/indie band PUP experiences it all. Specifically, the band takes a journey involving fame, fortune, headlines,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Ride Through Las Vegas in Wallows’ New Video for “At The End of the Day”; New Album 3/25
March 4, 2022
Take a Ride Through Las Vegas in Wallows’ New Video for “At The End of the Day”; New Album 3/25

Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (one of the stars of the latest Scream film and Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why), Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Front Man Stefan Babcock Confronts Guilt Over Neglecting His Once-Favorite Guitar in “Matilda” Video
March 1, 2022
PUP Front Man Stefan Babcock Confronts Guilt Over Neglecting His Once-Favorite Guitar in “Matilda” Video

Canadian punk/indie band PUP has been busy previewing a new album titled The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND, due on April 1. The latest song shared from the record arrived on Tuesday in the form...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten Shares New Video for “Used To It”; Tour with Julien Baker + Angel Olsen This Summer
March 1, 2022
Sharon Van Etten Shares New Video for “Used To It”; Tour with Julien Baker + Angel Olsen This Summer

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten has now premiered two new songs so far this year, perhaps indicative of an impending new album release — which would be her first since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Spoon Play “The Hardest Cut” on ‘Kimmel’; New Album ‘Lucifer on the Sofa’ Out Now
February 17, 2022
Watch Spoon Play “The Hardest Cut” on ‘Kimmel’; New Album ‘Lucifer on the Sofa’ Out Now

On Feb. 11, celebrated indie/rockers Spoon released Lucifer on the Sofa, a new album that showcases just why Britt Daniel and his band are so highly regarded in the scene....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Spoon ‘Lucifer on the Sofa,’ Another Solid Album from the Esteemed Indie Rockers (Listen)
February 11, 2022
Out Now: Spoon ‘Lucifer on the Sofa,’ Another Solid Album from the Esteemed Indie Rockers (Listen)

A new album from Spoon is usually a great occasion for the indie/rock scene, as Britt Daniel and his band mates have carved an irreplaceable spot over the years with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten Takes Control in Her Workout Routine-Heavy Music Video for New Song “Porta”
February 8, 2022
Sharon Van Etten Takes Control in Her Workout Routine-Heavy Music Video for New Song “Porta”

“Porta” is the title of a new song/video from Sharon Van Etten, the singer/songwriter‘s first bit of new music since 2020. Its corresponding music video, which was premiered on Tuesday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows Debuts DIY “Especially You” Music Video; New Album ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ Out 3/25
February 3, 2022
Wallows Debuts DIY “Especially You” Music Video; New Album ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ Out 3/25

Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wallows could very well be one of the biggest indie bands around right now — and they’re poised for an even bigger breakthrough in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Arlo Parks: New Song/Music Video for “Softly”; Tour with Clairo Starts 2/16
February 1, 2022
New from Arlo Parks: New Song/Music Video for “Softly”; Tour with Clairo Starts 2/16

After a breakthrough 2021 that saw the release of her first full-length album, the captivating Collapsed in Sunbeams, singer/songwriter Arlo Parks is poised for an even bigger 2022. That album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Details New Album ‘the Unraveling of Puptheband,’ Shares “Robot Writes a Love Song”
January 18, 2022
PUP Details New Album ‘the Unraveling of Puptheband,’ Shares “Robot Writes a Love Song”

Canadian punk/indie band PUP will release a new album titled The Unraveling of Puptheband on April 1. Recorded over the summer of 2021 in Connecticut at the “bat-filled mansion” of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coheed and Cambria Releasing ‘Vaxis II: A Window of the Waking Mind’ Album 5/27; Stream Two New Songs
January 14, 2022
Coheed and Cambria Releasing ‘Vaxis II: A Window of the Waking Mind’ Album 5/27; Stream Two New Songs

Vaxis II: A Window of the Waking Mind is the title of a new album from esteemed prog-rock/experimental band Coheed and Cambria. The record was officially announced on Friday, and is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Spoon Details U.S. Tour + Shares Music Video for “Wild,” from New ‘Lucifer on the Sofa’ Album
January 13, 2022
Spoon Details U.S. Tour + Shares Music Video for “Wild,” from New ‘Lucifer on the Sofa’ Album

These are busy times for Spoon, as the long-running indie band will release its new record, Lucifer on the Sofa, on Feb. 11 via Matador Records. Earlier this week, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Turnstile Bring its Explosive Live Show to the ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ Stage with Two Songs
December 16, 2021
Watch Turnstile Bring its Explosive Live Show to the ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ Stage with Two Songs

Turnstile brought its incendiary live show to the 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' stage for not one, but two songs rom 'Glow On.'

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coheed and Cambria Announces ‘The Great Destroyer’ U.S. Tour for February/March with Sheer Mag
December 14, 2021
Coheed and Cambria Announces ‘The Great Destroyer’ U.S. Tour for February/March with Sheer Mag

Early next year, esteemed prog-rock/experimental band Coheed and Cambria will play a series of headlining U.S. gigs on The Great Destroyer tour, a chance for fans to catch the dynamic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros ft. The Wolfpack Announce 2022 Tour; Live Album Coming in February
December 13, 2021
Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros ft. The Wolfpack Announce 2022 Tour; Live Album Coming in February

Next year will bring an exciting tour from Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros featuring The Wolfpack, a surefire must-see show for fans of the Grateful Dead and the Dead’s extended...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Courtney Barnett Brings ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’ Tour to LA, Covers Gillian Welch with Lucius (Video)
December 10, 2021
Courtney Barnett Brings ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’ Tour to LA, Covers Gillian Welch with Lucius (Video)

Things Take Time, Take Time is the title of the new studio album from acclaimed singer/songwriter/guitarist Courtney Barnett. She’s currently out on the road supporting the album with a North...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Beach House: Chapter Two of Upcoming Double-Album ‘Once Twice Melody’ Out 2/18 (Listen)
December 8, 2021
New from Beach House: Chapter Two of Upcoming Double-Album ‘Once Twice Melody’ Out 2/18 (Listen)

Dream pop/indie duo Beach House will release a new double-album, Once Twice Melody, on Feb. 18 — and the two (Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally) have now debuted a handful...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Covers Tom Waits’ “Day After Tomorrow” for Her 2021 Christmas Charity Single (Listen)
November 30, 2021
Phoebe Bridgers Covers Tom Waits’ “Day After Tomorrow” for Her 2021 Christmas Charity Single (Listen)

For a few years now, Phoebe Bridgers has covered a song by a classic artist each winter as a charity single for the Christmas season. The latest from the singer/songwriter,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Canadian Indie/Punks PUP Share Two New Songs, Details 2022 North American Tour
November 9, 2021
Canadian Indie/Punks PUP Share Two New Songs, Details 2022 North American Tour

PUP, the Canadian punk/indie band known for an incendiary live show, will return to the stage in 2022 for a North American tour. Announced by the group on Tuesday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Radiohead Revisits ‘Kid A’ and ‘Amnesiac’ as ‘‘KID A MNESIA,’ Featuring Previously Unreleased Session Tracks
November 5, 2021
Out Now: Radiohead Revisits ‘Kid A’ and ‘Amnesiac’ as ‘‘KID A MNESIA,’ Featuring Previously Unreleased Session Tracks

Today, Radiohead released KID A MNESIA, a triple-album revisiting of the English band‘s 2000’s Kid A and 2001’s Amnesiac, two records that went a long way toward further establishing Thom...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Trip with “Prester John,” a New Animal Collective Song/Video Previewing a New Album in February
October 20, 2021
Take a Trip with “Prester John,” a New Animal Collective Song/Video Previewing a New Album in February

In February, acclaimed indie/experimental band Animal Collective will return with Time Skiff, its first new studio album since 2016 and the 11th of the group’s career. Announced on Wednesday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | LA Indie/Pop Band Wallows Debuts New “I Don’t Want to Talk” Video, Announces 2022 Tour Dates
September 30, 2021
LA Indie/Pop Band Wallows Debuts New “I Don’t Want to Talk” Video, Announces 2022 Tour Dates

Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wallows could very well be one of the biggest band around right now — and they’re poised for an even bigger breakthrough in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Ellen Foley On Her New Album ‘Fighting Words,’ Working with Jim Steinman, Gardening and More
September 21, 2021
Q&A: Ellen Foley On Her New Album ‘Fighting Words,’ Working with Jim Steinman, Gardening and More

When visionary sonic conceptualist Jim Steinman passed away this year at 73, he was mourned by many music-industry veterans, artists like Meat Loaf, whose 1977 Bat Out Of Hell debut...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The NAMM Show 2022 Pushed Back, Now Scheduled for June 3-5 in Anaheim
September 8, 2021
The NAMM Show 2022 Pushed Back, Now Scheduled for June 3-5 in Anaheim

The NAMM Show, the “annual ‘family reunion’ of the global music, sound, and entertainment technology industry” which Rock Cellar usually participates in every year, has moved back its planned 2022...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Keyboardist/Vocalist Mike Finnigan (Jimi Hendrix, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Cocker, More): 1945-2021
August 12, 2021
Rest in Peace, Keyboardist/Vocalist Mike Finnigan (Jimi Hendrix, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Cocker, More): 1945-2021

Mike Finnigan, an acclaimed studio/touring musician known for his work with the Hammond B3 organ and for recording stints with acts including Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker and many others, passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ Tribute Album 9/23: Iggy Pop, Michael Stipe, Kurt Vile, St. Vincent, Sharon Van Etten with Angel Olsen, More
July 14, 2021
New ‘The Velvet Underground & Nico’ Tribute Album 9/23: Iggy Pop, Michael Stipe, Kurt Vile, St. Vincent, Sharon Van Etten with Angel Olsen, More

Sept. 23 will see the release of I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground & Nico, a star-studded compilation album honoring the legendary 1967 record. Officially detailed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Japanese Breakfast Performs “Paprika” on ‘Kimmel,’ Adds Tour Dates to Sold-Out Fall 2021 Run
July 8, 2021
Japanese Breakfast Performs “Paprika” on ‘Kimmel,’ Adds Tour Dates to Sold-Out Fall 2021 Run

It’s been a big few months for Japanese Breakfast, the indie project alter ego of singer/songwriter/author Michelle Zauner. Zauner released a new album, Jubilee, in early June, and it’s one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream Faye Webster’s Endearingly Eclectic New Album ‘I Know I’m Funny haha’; Fall/Winter Tour Info
June 29, 2021
Out Now: Stream Faye Webster’s Endearingly Eclectic New Album ‘I Know I’m Funny haha’; Fall/Winter Tour Info

I Know I’m Funny haha is the title of the fourth studio album from singer/songwriter Faye Webster, released just last week on June 25 via Secretly Canadian Records. It’s the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Lucy Dacus Releases Emotionally Heavy New Album ‘Home Video’ — (Watch Her ‘Kimmel’ Performance)
June 25, 2021
Out Now: Lucy Dacus Releases Emotionally Heavy New Album ‘Home Video’ — (Watch Her ‘Kimmel’ Performance)

Home Video is the title of the new studio album from Lucy Dacus, a raw, reflective and emotionally complex record from the singer/songwriter/member of boygenius alongside Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers. The lyrically...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Modest Mouse: Stream “The Sun Hasn’t Left,” New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ Out 6/25
June 21, 2021
Modest Mouse: Stream “The Sun Hasn’t Left,” New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ Out 6/25

Indie/rock veterans Modest Mouse have been sharing a number of tracks in recent weeks from The Golden Casket, the group’s new album that will be released this upcoming Friday, June...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Jubilee,’ the Anticipated — and Worth the Wait — New Album from Japanese Breakfast (Listen)
June 4, 2021
Out Now: ‘Jubilee,’ the Anticipated — and Worth the Wait — New Album from Japanese Breakfast (Listen)

It’s a big year for Michelle Zauner. The singer/songwriter behind Japanese Breakfast is a New York Times Bestseller with her new memoir, Crying in H Mart, and today, June 4,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Modest Mouse Shares Music Video for “We Are Between,” from New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ Out 6/25
June 3, 2021
Modest Mouse Shares Music Video for “We Are Between,” from New Album ‘The Golden Casket’ Out 6/25

We’re two weeks away from the release of The Golden Casket, the awaited new album from indie/rock institution Modest Mouse, the band’s first new album in six years. The first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Modest Mouse Shares “Leave a Light On” from New Album ‘The Golden Casket’; 2021 Tour Dates
May 25, 2021
Modest Mouse Shares “Leave a Light On” from New Album ‘The Golden Casket’; 2021 Tour Dates

On June 25, long-running indie/rock band Modest Mouse will return with its first new album in six years, The Golden Casket, via Epic Records. The latest song shared from the album landed on Monday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Shares Animated Video for “VBS,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Coming 6/25
May 19, 2021
Lucy Dacus Shares Animated Video for “VBS,” New Album ‘Home Video’ Coming 6/25

Singer/songwriter Lucy Dacus will release a new studio album, Home Video, on June 25 via Matador Records. On Wednesday, she premiered a new song, “VBS,” in the form of an animated music video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Japanese Breakfast: Watch “Savage Good Boy,” ft. Michael Imperioli from ‘The Sopranos’ (Also: Tour Dates)
May 19, 2021
New Japanese Breakfast: Watch “Savage Good Boy,” ft. Michael Imperioli from ‘The Sopranos’ (Also: Tour Dates)

“Savage Good Boy” is the name of another new song from Japanese Breakfast, a.k.a. singer/songwriter/author Michelle Zauner. It’s a preview of her upcoming album, Jubilee, which will be released on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with “Live in 1975 — A Night at the Odeon” (Watch)
May 7, 2021
Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with “Live in 1975 — A Night at the Odeon” (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. Queen:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lucy Dacus Premieres ‘Hot & Heavy,’ Announces New Album ‘Home Video,’ North American Tour
April 13, 2021
Lucy Dacus Premieres ‘Hot & Heavy,’ Announces New Album ‘Home Video,’ North American Tour

Singer/songwriter Lucy Dacus will release a new studio album, Home Video, on June 25 via Matador Records. The news was announced on Tuesday, accompanied by the premiere of a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Queen, Blondie and the Guess Who for March Madness’ Final Four
April 5, 2021
Watch Miley Cyrus Cover Queen, Blondie and the Guess Who for March Madness’ Final Four

This past weekend, the NCAA men’s national basketball championship staged Final Four weekend, in which the Gonzaga Bulldogs and Baylor Bears advanced to the National Championship game. As part of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | For Whom the Bell Tolls: Filmmakers Ken Burns & Lynn Novick, Co-Directors of ‘Hemingway,’ On Charitable Giving
March 3, 2021
For Whom the Bell Tolls: Filmmakers Ken Burns & Lynn Novick, Co-Directors of ‘Hemingway,’ On Charitable Giving

NOTE:  Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s Hemingway airs starting Monday April 5th on PBS.  Check your local listings or pbs.org “To those who have been given much, much is expected.”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Add Some ‘Punk Rock Aerobics’ to Your Routine with Green Day’s New Video for ‘Here Comes the Shock’
February 22, 2021
Add Some ‘Punk Rock Aerobics’ to Your Routine with Green Day’s New Video for ‘Here Comes the Shock’

Green Day debuted a new song/video over the weekend, part of the group‘s continued collaboration with the National Hockey League, intended as part of the NHL’s outdoor game in Lake...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Mary Wilson of the Supremes: 1944-2021
February 8, 2021
Rest in Peace, Mary Wilson of the Supremes: 1944-2021

Mary Wilson, co-founder of the trailblazing Motown group The Supremes, has died at the age of 76. The sad news was passed along late Monday evening from various sources, noting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | NAMM Readying Believe in Music Week Global Event 1/18-1/22 in Place of In-Person NAMM Show 2021
January 7, 2021
NAMM Readying Believe in Music Week Global Event 1/18-1/22 in Place of In-Person NAMM Show 2021

Under normal circumstances, companies and retailers across the music industry (including Rock Cellar) would be busy right now, finalizing plans for the winter NAMM Show, the international trade show that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Congress Coronavirus Relief Package Allocates $15B to Independent Live Music Venues/Theaters, Incorporating #SaveOurStages Act
December 21, 2020
Congress Coronavirus Relief Package Allocates $15B to Independent Live Music Venues/Theaters, Incorporating #SaveOurStages Act

In news that couldn’t come at a better time for the thousands of independent music venues and theaters forced to shutter for much of 2020, the new bipartisan coronavirus relief...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Luke Spiller on the Struts’ Quarantine Album ‘Strange Days,’ Working with Def Leppard, Tom Morello, Robbie Williams & More
November 30, 2020
Q&A: Luke Spiller on the Struts’ Quarantine Album ‘Strange Days,’ Working with Def Leppard, Tom Morello, Robbie Williams & More

Luke Spiller tapped into the zeitgeist of the current pandemic when he wrote “Strange Days” on tour last summer. During the title track to The Struts’ vivacious third album, he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taylor Swift Premieres ‘Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions’ Concert Film on Disney+, Deluxe Edition of ‘Folklore’
November 25, 2020
Taylor Swift Premieres ‘Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions’ Concert Film on Disney+, Deluxe Edition of ‘Folklore’

In late July, Taylor Swift surprise-released Folklore, a new studio album that showed a significantly different musical side of the global pop star‘s catalog. For this record, Swift worked alongside...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Unleash ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Hosting Live Stream from the Troubadour Tonight 11/20
November 20, 2020
Out Now: Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Unleash ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Hosting Live Stream from the Troubadour Tonight 11/20

Wreckless Abandon may be a new album from the Dirty Knobs, featuring longtime Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell, but it is not a “new project” for Campbell....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Stop-Motion Video for ‘Irish Girl,’ from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs (LP Out This Friday 11/20)
November 16, 2020
Watch a New Stop-Motion Video for ‘Irish Girl,’ from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs (LP Out This Friday 11/20)

This Friday, Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs will release Wreckless Abandon, their debut full-length album that’s been in the works for a while and saw its initial Spring 2020...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Playing Live Stream from the Troubadour 11/20, a Benefit for NIVA
November 10, 2020
Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Playing Live Stream from the Troubadour 11/20, a Benefit for NIVA

On Nov. 20, Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs will release their awaited debut full-length album, Wreckless Abandon. The band was originally planning to release the record in March 2020. That,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash Live Stream 10/23: Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Chris Stapleton, Lucinda Williams, Jackson Browne & Many More
October 20, 2020
Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash Live Stream 10/23: Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Chris Stapleton, Lucinda Williams, Jackson Browne & Many More

Today, Oct. 20, would have been the 70th birthday of Tom Petty. Today would have been Tom Petty's 70th birthday. Photographer 📷Robert Sebree captured Petty in images for decades, including...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Christopher Cross Discusses His COVID-19 Experience, Paralysis and Recovery in New CNN Interview
October 20, 2020
Christopher Cross Discusses His COVID-19 Experience, Paralysis and Recovery in New CNN Interview

Iconic singer/songwriter Christopher Cross revealed in early April that he had been diagnosed with a case of the coronavirus, and documented his experience and health struggles in a series of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Miley Cyrus Cover The Cure and The Cranberries at the Whisky a Go Go for #SOSFest
October 19, 2020
Watch Miley Cyrus Cover The Cure and The Cranberries at the Whisky a Go Go for #SOSFest

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 help #SaveOurStages...

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 | LIVE This Weekend: Watch #SOSFest to Save Independent Venues: Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews, Leon Bridges, Miley Cyrus, Jason Mraz, Phoebe Bridgers, More
October 16, 2020
LIVE This Weekend: Watch #SOSFest to Save Independent Venues: Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews, Leon Bridges, Miley Cyrus, Jason Mraz, Phoebe Bridgers, More

The uncertain future of independent live music venues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent closures of venues across the country sparked the creation of NIVA, the National Independent Venue...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella Expected to Reschedule April 2021 Dates to the Fall, Per Reports
October 7, 2020
Coachella Expected to Reschedule April 2021 Dates to the Fall, Per Reports

In June, organizers of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival announced that the mega-festival was officially taking 2020 off due to complications caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, instead of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Survey: One-Third of British Musicians Say They Might Quit Due to COVID-19 Hardships & Uncertainty
September 24, 2020
Survey: One-Third of British Musicians Say They Might Quit Due to COVID-19 Hardships & Uncertainty

This week brought with it a concerning study from the U.K. concerning the future of musicians and the music industry as a whole, which has been devastated (like so many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Working to Activate 100+ Concert Venues Nationwide as Polling Places for Nov. 3 General Election
September 16, 2020
Live Nation Working to Activate 100+ Concert Venues Nationwide as Polling Places for Nov. 3 General Election

Live music and the entertainment industry as a whole may still be on a prolonged pause due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Live Nation Entertainment has important...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream Labor Day Weekend: The Beatles ‘Top 50 Countdown’ Live Stream, Pearl Jam, The Who, Dave Matthews Band, Phish, ‘Mulan’, ‘Bleeding Audio’
September 4, 2020
What to Stream Labor Day Weekend: The Beatles ‘Top 50 Countdown’ Live Stream, Pearl Jam, The Who, Dave Matthews Band, Phish, ‘Mulan’, ‘Bleeding Audio’

It’s Labor Day weekend in the United States, which means one thing: An extra day to celebrate (safely, of course, given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic). One of the best options...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Stresses the Need to Save Independent Music Venues like the Troubadour, a Crucial Stop in His Career
August 27, 2020
Elton John Stresses the Need to Save Independent Music Venues like the Troubadour, a Crucial Stop in His Career

Earlier this week saw the 50th anniversary of the day a young, hungry musician named Elton John took the stage at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif. for what would...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)
August 25, 2020
Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)

It was 50 years ago today — on Aug. 25, 1970 — that a scrappy young musician named Elton John took the stage at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif....

Rock Cellar Magazine | The NAMM Show Officially Cancels 2021 Event in Anaheim Due to COVID-19, Announces ‘Believe in Music Week’ Virtual Event
August 10, 2020
The NAMM Show Officially Cancels 2021 Event in Anaheim Due to COVID-19, Announces ‘Believe in Music Week’ Virtual Event

There will be no in-person gathering of musical minds in Anaheim in January 2021, as the NAMM Show officially announced its cancellation for the upcoming year in a statement sent...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Taylor Swift Accomplished Something No Artist Has Before with Her New Album ‘Folklore’
August 4, 2020
Taylor Swift Accomplished Something No Artist Has Before with Her New Album ‘Folklore’

On July 24, Taylor Swift returned with a new album, Folklore. A surprise-released unveiled by the pop superstar on Thursday of that week, the album showed up online at midnight...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Michael Stipe and Big Red Machine (Aaron Dessner) Perform ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ for Jimmy Fallon
June 24, 2020
Watch Michael Stipe and Big Red Machine (Aaron Dessner) Perform ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ for Jimmy Fallon

“No Time for Love Like Now” is an elegantly arranged and achingly beautiful new song from Michael Stipe, longtime vocalist for R.E.M., and Aaron Dessner of the National, part of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Details First-Ever ‘Live from the Drive-In’ Concert Series with Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Jon Pardi, Nelly and More
June 22, 2020
Live Nation Details First-Ever ‘Live from the Drive-In’ Concert Series with Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Jon Pardi, Nelly and More

Live from the Drive-In is a new concert series from Live Nation, a direct response to the ongoing difficulties placed on the live music world as a result of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #SaveOurStages: 600 Artists, Including Robert Plant, Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Joni Mitchell and More, Sign Letter Asking Congress to Help Indie Venues Survive COVID-19 Shutdown
June 19, 2020
#SaveOurStages: 600 Artists, Including Robert Plant, Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Joni Mitchell and More, Sign Letter Asking Congress to Help Indie Venues Survive COVID-19 Shutdown

It’s time to #SaveOurStages. Among the many devastating hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past few months is the chaos thrown into the live music world — and,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2020 Officially Canceled, 2021 Dates Announced (Pending Further COVID-19 Developments)
June 11, 2020
Coachella 2020 Officially Canceled, 2021 Dates Announced (Pending Further COVID-19 Developments)

A few weeks back, rumors circulated that organizers of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival were considering moving the 2020 festival — which was first rescheduled from April to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Christopher Cross ‘Well Over COVID-19,’ Issues Progress Update Recovering from Guillain-Barre Syndrome in Update to Fans
June 10, 2020
Christopher Cross ‘Well Over COVID-19,’ Issues Progress Update Recovering from Guillain-Barre Syndrome in Update to Fans

The past few weeks have seen significant health hurdles overcome by singer Christopher Cross. First, the “Sailing” singer was stricken with a case of coronavirus in early April, which sprang...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 6/11: ‘Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine’ Stream ft. Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile, Kacey Musgraves, Bill Murray, Vince Gill and Many More
June 8, 2020
6/11: ‘Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine’ Stream ft. Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile, Kacey Musgraves, Bill Murray, Vince Gill and Many More

This upcoming Thursday, June 11, will see the streaming premiere of Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine, a star-filled salute to the country/folk icon who passed away in early...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Producer/Songwriter/Musician Rupert Hine: 1947-2020
June 5, 2020
Rest in Peace, Producer/Songwriter/Musician Rupert Hine: 1947-2020

Rupert Hine, the acclaimed English songwriter/producer/music advocate known for his work spanning decades and genres, has passed away at the age of 72. The Ivors Academy, a U.K. composers and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming on 6/11: ‘Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine,’ Streaming on Facebook, YouTube and More
May 21, 2020
Coming on 6/11: ‘Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine,’ Streaming on Facebook, YouTube and More

On June 11, the incredible life and career of John Prine will be commemorated with a special online event broadcast across his Facebook and YouTube pages, among other platforms. Announced...

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 | Foo Fighters and Radiohead Replaying Lollapalooza 2011 and Bonnaroo 2006 Performances on YouTube Today 5/7
May 7, 2020
Foo Fighters and Radiohead Replaying Lollapalooza 2011 and Bonnaroo 2006 Performances on YouTube Today 5/7

As raucous and crowd-pleasing as any Foo Fighters concert has always been, the band’s mega-festival headline slots are the stuff of legend — and tonight, you can experience the madness...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #SaveOurStages: 1,300 Music Venues Form Coalition Seeking Federal Support to Stay Afloat During COVID-19 Pandemic
May 7, 2020
#SaveOurStages: 1,300 Music Venues Form Coalition Seeking Federal Support to Stay Afloat During COVID-19 Pandemic

Live music. It’s something we all want back in our lives, once circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic improve enough to allow such entertainment to return — but the very music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Christopher Cross Update: COVID-19 Induced Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Leaving Him Temporarily Paralyzed
April 30, 2020
Christopher Cross Update: COVID-19 Induced Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Leaving Him Temporarily Paralyzed

On April 17, acclaimed singer/songwriter Christopher Cross updated fans regarding his battle with COVID-19, reporting that he was began recovering until being sidelined by a new issue: temporary paralysis that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Miley Cyrus (and Andrew Watt) Toast Pink Floyd with an Acoustic Campire ‘Wish You Were Here’ Jam on ‘SNL’
April 27, 2020
Watch Miley Cyrus (and Andrew Watt) Toast Pink Floyd with an Acoustic Campire ‘Wish You Were Here’ Jam on ‘SNL’

This past weekend saw another edition of Saturday Night Live‘s At Home episodes, and Miley Cyrus was featured as one of the musical guests. Perched in a nighttime campfire scene,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Stipe Released a ‘Cat Edition’ of His New Song/Video, Using Green Screen Magic
April 9, 2020
Michael Stipe Released a ‘Cat Edition’ of His New Song/Video, Using Green Screen Magic

Last week, Michael Stipe premiered a tender new demo recording of a song titled “No Time for Love Like Now,” a song the R.E.M. vocalist worked out with Aaron Dessner...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Stipe Singing His Soothing New Song ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ on ‘Colbert’ is the Balm for These Anxious Times
April 8, 2020
Michael Stipe Singing His Soothing New Song ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ on ‘Colbert’ is the Balm for These Anxious Times

The color green is commonly associated with themes of healing, hope and calmness — after all, guests to television programs wait in a ‘green room’ prior to showtime. Green also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kenny Rogers Passes Away, Family Directs Donations to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund
March 21, 2020
Kenny Rogers Passes Away, Family Directs Donations to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund

The music world lost one of its most legendary figures late Friday night when country music icon Kenny Rogers passed away at the age of 81. The news was announced...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Keyboardist Marco Benevento and His ‘Hot Dance Piano Rock’
December 13, 2019
Turn Me On: Keyboardist Marco Benevento and His ‘Hot Dance Piano Rock’

Keyboardist Marco Benevento is best known for having spent over twenty years playing music with his seventh grade buddy, drummer Joe Russo. In addition to their extensive history of playing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Posthumous Leonard Cohen Album ‘Thanks For The Dance’ Compiled By His Son (and a Mini-Documentary)
November 22, 2019
Out Now: Posthumous Leonard Cohen Album ‘Thanks For The Dance’ Compiled By His Son (and a Mini-Documentary)

Thanks for the Dance is a new album from Leonard Cohen that serves as the first posthumous release from the legendary singer/songwriter/poet/author, who passed away in 2016 at the age...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Cold War Kids Bring Their Call-To-Action Anthem ‘Complainer’ to ‘The Ellen Show’
November 19, 2019
Watch Cold War Kids Bring Their Call-To-Action Anthem ‘Complainer’ to ‘The Ellen Show’

With “Complainer,” Long Beach indie/rock/pop band Cold War Kids scored a radio hit — it’s routinely on SiriusXM channels throughout a given day and also, presumably, traditional FM dials as well....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Telephone Songs
November 14, 2019
Top 11 Telephone Songs

This month, enjoy a curated list of some of the most noteworthy “telephone songs” ever recorded — that is, songs all about the phone and our communal relationship with it!...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Cold War Kids’ Inventive New Album ‘New Age Norms 1,’ the First in a Three-Album Series (Listen)
November 6, 2019
Out Now: Cold War Kids’ Inventive New Album ‘New Age Norms 1,’ the First in a Three-Album Series (Listen)

Since their emergence in the indie/rock scene, Long Beach, California rockers Cold War Kids have struck a chord, so to speak, with an inventive take on the genre. So when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Happens to the Heart,’ from the New Posthumous Leonard Cohen Album ‘Thanks for the Dance’ Out Nov. 22
October 24, 2019
Hear ‘Happens to the Heart,’ from the New Posthumous Leonard Cohen Album ‘Thanks for the Dance’ Out Nov. 22

Leonard Cohen passed in 2016 at the age of 82, but the massively influential and iconic singer/poet/novelist has a new album coming out posthumously on Nov. 22. Here’s a song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World is Thriving, Not Merely ‘Surviving,’ on Excellent and Engaging New Album (Review/Stream)
October 17, 2019
Jimmy Eat World is Thriving, Not Merely ‘Surviving,’ on Excellent and Engaging New Album (Review/Stream)

When a band has been together as long as Jimmy Eat World, releasing as many solid and cohesive albums as the band has over its two decade-plus career thus far,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World: New Album ‘Surviving’ Out 10/18; Premiere Sax-Heavy New Song ‘All the Way (Stay)’
September 23, 2019
Jimmy Eat World: New Album ‘Surviving’ Out 10/18; Premiere Sax-Heavy New Song ‘All the Way (Stay)’

Few bands of the alt/rock/emo scene of the past 20 or so years have remained as true to themselves as Jimmy Eat World, bona fide “survivors” of the era. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)
August 8, 2019
A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)

In the tradition of The Beatles Anthology, the Martin Scorsese-directed No Direction Home: Bob Dylan and the Grammy-nominated Long Strange Trip, the rapturously engaging new documentary David Crosby: Remember My...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stories of Woodstock 1969 from Musicians and People Who Were There
August 5, 2019
Stories of Woodstock 1969 from Musicians and People Who Were There

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, The three-day event dubbed “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music,” which saw hundreds of thousands of music fans converge on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Summer of Sorcery,’ the New Album from Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul
May 3, 2019
Out Now: ‘Summer of Sorcery,’ the New Album from Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul

For the first time in two decades, the man known around the music business as Little Steven has released a new album of original material with Summer of Sorcery, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Gary Clark Jr. Bring ‘This Land’ to NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ with a Three-Song Performance
April 16, 2019
Watch Gary Clark Jr. Bring ‘This Land’ to NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ with a Three-Song Performance

Gary Clark Jr.‘s recent studio album, This Land, finds the Austin-based guitarist/songwriter at his most emotive and visceral — and also features some of his best recorded songs to date....

Rock Cellar Magazine | More New Whitesnake: Hear the Fist-Pumping New Single ‘Hey You (You Make Me Rock)’
April 5, 2019
More New Whitesnake: Hear the Fist-Pumping New Single ‘Hey You (You Make Me Rock)’

Whitesnake‘s new album Flesh & Blood is coming out on May 10, and the hard rock band led by David Coverdale has now premiered a third pre-release single from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Trouble Is Your Middle Name,’ an Anthemic Song from Whitesnake’s New Album ‘Flesh &  Blood’
March 13, 2019
Hear ‘Trouble Is Your Middle Name,’ an Anthemic Song from Whitesnake’s New Album ‘Flesh & Blood’

As previously detailed, Whitesnake will get back at it on May 10th with Flesh & Blood, a new studio album and the follow-up to 2015’s The Purple Album. To ramp...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gary Clark Jr.’s New Album ‘This Land’ Packs an Emotional Punch That Will Stick With You (New Music Friday)
February 22, 2019
Gary Clark Jr.’s New Album ‘This Land’ Packs an Emotional Punch That Will Stick With You (New Music Friday)

Gary Clark Jr. has something to say. The Austin, Texas-based blues guitarist/singer releases his fifth full-length album, This Land, today — but it isn’t an easy listen. I mean, it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Whitesnake: New Album ‘Flesh & Blood’ Coming Out May 10; Premiere ‘Shut Up & Kiss Me’ Video
February 14, 2019
Whitesnake: New Album ‘Flesh & Blood’ Coming Out May 10; Premiere ‘Shut Up & Kiss Me’ Video

David Coverdale and Whitesnake will get back in the thick of it again later this year, as on May 10th the long-running band will release a new record titled Flesh...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Circles Around the Sun
December 7, 2018
Turn Me On: Circles Around the Sun

Guitarist Neal Casal and keyboardist Adam MacDougall are best known as indispensable members of the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, an outstanding live band due largely to their ability to seamlessly blend...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | KAABOO 2018: Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Katy Perry, Imagine Dragons and More Top Eclectic Lineup
March 22, 2018
KAABOO 2018: Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Katy Perry, Imagine Dragons and More Top Eclectic Lineup

Since its inception a few years ago, KAABOO Del Mar has boasted one of the most far-ranging lineups of the music festival scene. (Read our recap of the 2016 KAABOO...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ryan Adams' New Album 'Prisoner' Out Today, New North American Tour Dates Added
February 17, 2017
Ryan Adams' New Album 'Prisoner' Out Today, New North American Tour Dates Added

The always busy Ryan Adams is at it once again, as his new album Prisoner was released today via Pax-Am/Blue Note. The LP, which was streamed early via NPR, is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Stream 'Sound the Alarm', Ska/Punk Icons Less Than Jake's New EP
February 3, 2017
Best New Music: Stream 'Sound the Alarm', Ska/Punk Icons Less Than Jake's New EP

Gainesville, Florida’s Less Than Jake have been around for quite a while now — 25 years, in fact — and they’re celebrating their lengthy run as ska/punk icons with a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Florida Ska/Punk Heroes Less Than Jake Teaming Up with Hawaiian Reggae/Rock Stars Pepper for Winter Tour
November 15, 2016
Florida Ska/Punk Heroes Less Than Jake Teaming Up with Hawaiian Reggae/Rock Stars Pepper for Winter Tour

Two relentlessly active bands will join together for a tour in January 2017 when Gainesville, Florida-based ska/punk outfit Less Than Jake and reggae/rock trio Pepper head out on the road together....

Rock Cellar Magazine | So*Cal: 311's Nick Hexum, 'Real Life' Indiana Jones Taking Part in P-22 Day & Urban Wildlife Week Event 10/19
October 15, 2016
So*Cal: 311's Nick Hexum, 'Real Life' Indiana Jones Taking Part in P-22 Day & Urban Wildlife Week Event 10/19

If you’ll be in the Southern California area this Wednesday, this is for you. On Wednesday, October 19, Topanga Elementary Charter School, in collaboration with the National Wildlife Federation, will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Played a Surprise Gig at the 300-Capacity Pappy & Harriet's as a Desert Trip Warm-Up (Video)
October 14, 2016
Paul McCartney Played a Surprise Gig at the 300-Capacity Pappy & Harriet's as a Desert Trip Warm-Up (Video)

Special, surprise gigs are fun — and they’re even better when they feature former Beatles. Sir Paul McCartney decided to play Pappy & Harriet’s, a tiny, Western-themed bar in Pioneertown,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Director Oliver Stone Blows the Whistle on ‘Snowden’ – and Who He’ll Vote For (Q&A)
September 14, 2016
Director Oliver Stone Blows the Whistle on ‘Snowden’ – and Who He’ll Vote For (Q&A)

We live in highly polarized times and one of our era’s biggest lightning rods of divisiveness is Edward Snowden. Opinions remain sharply divided over the young intelligence agent and contractor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Crash Stanley Cup Final in Support of San Jose Sharks (Video)
June 7, 2016
Metallica Crash Stanley Cup Final in Support of San Jose Sharks (Video)

Metallica‘s Bay Area ties are strong, so it was hardly a surprise the thrash/metal heroes paid a visit to the Stanley Cup Final this week. After all, the San Jose...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Flower Power Songs
April 7, 2015
Top 11 Flower Power Songs

  “The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.” — Alice Cooper The return of spring is a good time to look back at flower power,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2013 NAMM Show Opens Thursday January 24th in Anaheim (Photos)
January 23, 2013
2013 NAMM Show Opens Thursday January 24th in Anaheim (Photos)

The NAMM Show is the #1 music industry products trade show, where manufacturers from around the world come to unveil the latest gear and music and sound technology.  NAMM is...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Haskell Wexler:  Cinematographer / Activist is Candid As Ever
November 16, 2011
Haskell Wexler: Cinematographer / Activist is Candid As Ever

As one of Hollywood’s greatest cinematographers, the Chicago-born Haskell Wexler has worked on close to 150 films and been the director of photography for many of the world’s greatest directors....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greenwich Village:  The Music that Defined a Scene
October 6, 2011
Greenwich Village: The Music that Defined a Scene

Greenwich Village, by ushering in the dawn of free speech, free love, and politically engaged art, changed the world forever. The artists who emerged – from Arlo Guthrie to Buffy...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘New York Groove: An Inside Look at the Stars, Shows & Songs That Make NYC Rock’ from Author/Rock Cellar Contributor Frank Mastropolo
August 10, 2022
Out Now: ‘New York Groove: An Inside Look at the Stars, Shows & Songs That Make NYC Rock’ from Author/Rock Cellar Contributor Frank Mastropolo

Where was rock and roll born? DJ Alan Freed coined the term in Cleveland, where the Rock and Roll Museum stands. Sun Records in Memphis, where Elvis Presley made his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Red Hot Chili Peppers/The Strokes/King Princess Light Up Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium
August 8, 2022
Recap: Red Hot Chili Peppers/The Strokes/King Princess Light Up Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium

One of the most powerful attributes of music is its ability to bring together people of all demographics, backgrounds and ideologies. Over the course of the past few decades, few...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Eddie Vedder Join The Strokes for “Juicebox” in Seattle (Opening for Red Hot Chili Peppers)
August 4, 2022
Watch Eddie Vedder Join The Strokes for “Juicebox” in Seattle (Opening for Red Hot Chili Peppers)

On Wednesday night, The Strokes performed at T-Mobile Park in Seattle as special guest support for the Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ ongoing Unlimited Love world tour (the second is coming...

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 | PHOTOS: Red Hot Chili Peppers Bring ‘Unlimited Love’ Tour Back Home to SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles
August 1, 2022
PHOTOS: Red Hot Chili Peppers Bring ‘Unlimited Love’ Tour Back Home to SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles

It’s been a year of revived activity for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and on Sunday night the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famers brought their celebratory Unlimited Love...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers: ‘Return of the Dream Canteen,’ Second New Album of 2022, Coming 10/14
July 24, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers: ‘Return of the Dream Canteen,’ Second New Album of 2022, Coming 10/14

Back in early April, the Red Hot Chili Peppers returned with Unlimited Love — a sprawling artistic statement that marked the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band‘s first album...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 7/23: Watch Atlantis Concert for Earth, a Global Fundraiser ft. Sting, Black Eyed Peas, Pitbull, Bush & More
July 19, 2022
7/23: Watch Atlantis Concert for Earth, a Global Fundraiser ft. Sting, Black Eyed Peas, Pitbull, Bush & More

This coming Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23, an eclectic array of musical icons will join together both in person and virtually for the Atlantis Concert for Earth, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Emerson, Lake & Palmer: ‘Singles’ Deluxe Vinyl Box Set Coming 8/26 (First-Ever Singles Box Set)
July 13, 2022
Emerson, Lake & Palmer: ‘Singles’ Deluxe Vinyl Box Set Coming 8/26 (First-Ever Singles Box Set)

Over the years, Emerson, Lake & Palmer amassed a global audience and the respect of many around the world for their cutting-edge style of music and influence that is still...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Hit Songs That Caused Controversy
July 12, 2022
Top 11 Hit Songs That Caused Controversy

“Michael Jackson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It caused quite a controversy, because his nose isn’t eligible for another fifteen years.” — Conan O’Brien “This...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ’90s Hitmakers Collective Soul Release “All Our Pieces,” New Album ‘Vibrating’ Coming 8/12 (Pre-Order)
July 8, 2022
’90s Hitmakers Collective Soul Release “All Our Pieces,” New Album ‘Vibrating’ Coming 8/12 (Pre-Order)

On Aug. 12, Collective Soul will release a new record titled Vibrating — the 11th to date from the alt-rock/pop group, which hit it big in the 1990s with a...

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 | Darren Hayes (ex-Savage Garden) Confronts Depression, Suicide in “Poison Blood” Video (ft. a Nod to Prince)
June 29, 2022
Darren Hayes (ex-Savage Garden) Confronts Depression, Suicide in “Poison Blood” Video (ft. a Nod to Prince)

Darren Hayes, the Australian singer/songwriter who reached international fame in the late ’90s with Savage Garden (and smash-hit singles like “Truly Madly Deeply” and “I Want You,” alongside Daniel Jones),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: ‘F*** America, I’m F****** Renouncing My Citizenship’ at London Gig
June 27, 2022
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: ‘F*** America, I’m F****** Renouncing My Citizenship’ at London Gig

“Fuck America. I’m fucking renouncing my citizenship. I’m fucking coming here, there’s just too much fucking stupid in the world to go back to that miserable fucking excuse for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White Adds Dates to ‘Supply Chain Issues’ Tour; ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ Album Out 7/22
June 21, 2022
Jack White Adds Dates to ‘Supply Chain Issues’ Tour; ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ Album Out 7/22

These are busy times for Jack White, who intended on precisely that when he announced he would be releasing two separate albums this year. The first, Fear of the Dawn,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mötley Crüe’s Stadium Tour Launches with Tommy Lee Limited on Drums Due to Broken Ribs (“I’m Gonna F****** Pop in And Out As Much As I Can”)
June 20, 2022
Mötley Crüe’s Stadium Tour Launches with Tommy Lee Limited on Drums Due to Broken Ribs (“I’m Gonna F****** Pop in And Out As Much As I Can”)

The Stadium Tour featuring Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Poison finally launched this past Thursday, June 16 in Atlanta, after significant delays caused by the...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Fixx Reflecting Back and Looking Forward on Vibrant New LP ‘Every Five Seconds’ (Q&A with Cy Curnin)
June 8, 2022
The Fixx Reflecting Back and Looking Forward on Vibrant New LP ‘Every Five Seconds’ (Q&A with Cy Curnin)

The Fixx tapped into American music listeners’ collective consciousness like few others during the second British music invasion of the early 1980s. “Stand or Fall” and “Red Skies,” the London...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Bleeding Audio: The Rise and Fall of the Matches’: Filmmaker Chelsea Christer and Bassist Justin SanSouci on Revealing New Doc About the Mid-2000s Music Industry
June 7, 2022
‘Bleeding Audio: The Rise and Fall of the Matches’: Filmmaker Chelsea Christer and Bassist Justin SanSouci on Revealing New Doc About the Mid-2000s Music Industry

The Matches are a four-piece band out of Northern California that emerged in the early 2000s with an offbeat style of pop/punk that landed them a deal with Epitaph Records...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch Rock Cellar at The NAMM Show in Anaheim This June 3-5 (Hall C, Booth No. 7029)
June 2, 2022
Catch Rock Cellar at The NAMM Show in Anaheim This June 3-5 (Hall C, Booth No. 7029)

For the first time since January 2020, The NAMM Show will bring the music industry together for a weekend in Southern California. This coming Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard: Why the Album Format Remains a Key for English Rock Greats (‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out Now)
May 31, 2022
Def Leppard: Why the Album Format Remains a Key for English Rock Greats (‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out Now)

This past Friday, May 27, English rock royalty Def Leppard added to its Rock & Roll Hall of Fame catalog with a new record, Diamond Star Halos. That’s exactly what...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Def Leppard Unleashes New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ as a Warm-Up for This Summer’s Stadium Tour (Listen)
May 27, 2022
Out Now: Def Leppard Unleashes New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ as a Warm-Up for This Summer’s Stadium Tour (Listen)

Coming up in mid-June, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard will head out on the highly anticipated (and delayed) Stadium Tour alongside fellow crowd-pleasers Motley Crue, Joan Jett...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard: Stream “Fire It Up,” Third and Final Preview of New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27
May 24, 2022
Def Leppard: Stream “Fire It Up,” Third and Final Preview of New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27

This coming Friday, May 27, English rock legends Def Leppard will release a new record called Diamond Star Halos. Its latest — and final — pre-release track is “Fire It...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Elton John’s ‘Madman Across the Water’ 50th Anniversary with “Rock Me When He’s Gone (Full Version)”
May 20, 2022
Preview Elton John’s ‘Madman Across the Water’ 50th Anniversary with “Rock Me When He’s Gone (Full Version)”

In the weeks since Sir Elton John detailed an upcoming 50th anniversary edition of 1971’s Madman Across the Water, a few songs have surfaced as a means of previewing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ghost Announces North American Tour with Mastodon and Spiritbox; ‘Impera’ LP Out Now
May 17, 2022
Ghost Announces North American Tour with Mastodon and Spiritbox; ‘Impera’ LP Out Now

On March 11, Swedish hard-rock/metal/glam/pop group Ghost unleashed Impera, the latest chapter in the group’s endlessly compelling arc. The genre-defying record, which dabbles in glam as much it does gloom, continues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Vibes Are Very Strong with Warpaint’s Engrossing New Album, ‘Radiate Like This’ (Listen)
May 6, 2022
Out Now: The Vibes Are Very Strong with Warpaint’s Engrossing New Album, ‘Radiate Like This’ (Listen)

This six years between albums for Los Angeles indie band Warpaint were filled with personal milestones, life accomplishments and reflection — and the resulting record, Radiate Like This, does just...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard to Play Special SiriusXM Small Stage Gig 5/26 Ahead of New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ & Stadium Tour
May 5, 2022
Def Leppard to Play Special SiriusXM Small Stage Gig 5/26 Ahead of New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ & Stadium Tour

On May 27, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard will unleash their new record, Diamond Star Halos, prior to launching the highly anticipated Stadium Tour this summer. The...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Previews ‘Madman Across the Water’ 50th Anniversary Set with Unheard “Tiny Dancer” Piano Demo
April 29, 2022
Elton John Previews ‘Madman Across the Water’ 50th Anniversary Set with Unheard “Tiny Dancer” Piano Demo

Madman Across the Water will be revisited on June 10 for a lavish 50th anniversary reissue from Sir Elton John, and the legendary singer/icon has previewed the upcoming commemorative edition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Wallows to Spiritualized, Phoebe Bridgers and Beyond: The Best Rock/Indie Sets of Coachella 2022 Weekend 2 (Recap/Photos)
April 26, 2022
From Wallows to Spiritualized, Phoebe Bridgers and Beyond: The Best Rock/Indie Sets of Coachella 2022 Weekend 2 (Recap/Photos)

Harry Styles had just started his headlining set at the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival last Friday in Indio, Calif., when he encouraged the massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | LA Indie Band Warpaint Previews New Album ‘Radiate Like This’ with “Hips,” Details U.S. Tour
April 25, 2022
LA Indie Band Warpaint Previews New Album ‘Radiate Like This’ with “Hips,” Details U.S. Tour

Los Angeles indie/rock ensemble Warpaint will return on May 6 with Radiate Like This, the band’s first album in six years. The latest song shared from the record is “Hips,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Jack White and His Band Play ‘Fear of the Dawn’ Song “What’s the Trick?” on ‘Colbert’; On Tour Now
April 21, 2022
Watch Jack White and His Band Play ‘Fear of the Dawn’ Song “What’s the Trick?” on ‘Colbert’; On Tour Now

For an artist with a surname such as his, Jack White is sure interested in color aesthetics — and right now, he’s all about the color blue. On Wednesday, White...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John: ‘Madman Across the Water’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 6/10 (Pre-Order)
April 21, 2022
Elton John: ‘Madman Across the Water’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 6/10 (Pre-Order)

It’s one of the most beloved albums in the celebrated career of Sir Elton John, and on June 10 Madman Across the Water will be reissued to commemorate its 50th...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Unleashes the Singalong-Ready “Take What You Want,” New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27
April 20, 2022
Def Leppard Unleashes the Singalong-Ready “Take What You Want,” New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27

English Rock & Roll Hall of Fame heroes Def Leppard are gearing up for a big summer on the Stadium Tour alongside Motley Crue, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White’s ‘Fear of the Dawn’ Lands at No. 1 on 9 Charts; Watch New “What’s the Trick” Video
April 19, 2022
Jack White’s ‘Fear of the Dawn’ Lands at No. 1 on 9 Charts; Watch New “What’s the Trick” Video

Jack White cannot be stopped. That much has been true for a while, given the near-mythical status the singer/songwriter/guitarist/label head/cultural icon has attained over the years and his many different...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival Taking Over Los Angeles with Massive Schedule of Comedy Gigs 4/28-5/8
April 19, 2022
Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival Taking Over Los Angeles with Massive Schedule of Comedy Gigs 4/28-5/8

Later this month, some of the biggest names in comedy will roll through Los Angeles as part of the Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival series of live performances. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Machine Head Previews Dark New Concept Album with the Pummeling “Choke On The Ashes of Your Hate”
April 13, 2022
Machine Head Previews Dark New Concept Album with the Pummeling “Choke On The Ashes of Your Hate”

Long-running Oakland, Calif.-based heavy metal band Machine Head roared back recently with “Choke On The Ashes of Your Hate,” a new song previewing an upcoming concept album titled ØF KINGDØM...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White Celebrates New Album, Tour by Proposing to — and Marrying — Longtime Partner Olivia Jean Onstage
April 11, 2022
Jack White Celebrates New Album, Tour by Proposing to — and Marrying — Longtime Partner Olivia Jean Onstage

On Friday, Jack White returned with Fear of the Dawn, the prolific singer/songwriter/guitarist’s new solo album and one of two he has due out this year. Kicking off the corresponding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Land Second No. 1 Debut with ‘Unlimited Love’ Ahead of Summer Global Stadium Tour
April 11, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers Land Second No. 1 Debut with ‘Unlimited Love’ Ahead of Summer Global Stadium Tour

For the second time in their illustrious career, the Red Hot Chili Peppers scored a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 thanks to the global success of Unlimited Love,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Jack White Unleashes His Innovative, Offbeat Rock Fury on ‘Fear of the Dawn’ (Listen)
April 8, 2022
Out Now: Jack White Unleashes His Innovative, Offbeat Rock Fury on ‘Fear of the Dawn’ (Listen)

When Jack White revealed he had not one, but two new albums scheduled for release in 2022, the mind raced with ideas. Would the singer/songwriter/guitarist/label head/cultural icon be exorcising his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers Return Re-Energized on ‘Unlimited Love,’ a Mix of the Familiar and the Fresh
April 1, 2022
Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers Return Re-Energized on ‘Unlimited Love,’ a Mix of the Familiar and the Fresh

There’s a certain comfort to the Red Hot Chili Peppers sounding like the Red Hot Chili Peppers, which they do throughout Unlimited Love, a sprawling new album released this week...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘BeforeAfter,’ a New Career Retrospective from Daryl Hall; Tour with Todd Rundgren On Now
April 1, 2022
Out Now: ‘BeforeAfter,’ a New Career Retrospective from Daryl Hall; Tour with Todd Rundgren On Now

BeforeAfter is a special retrospective from Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer/songwriter Daryl Hall released today, April 1. Collecting 30 recordings spanning each of his five solo records outside...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard Heads to the Carnival in a New Video for its Fist-Pumping, Stadium Tour-Ready Anthem “Kick”
March 31, 2022
Def Leppard Heads to the Carnival in a New Video for its Fist-Pumping, Stadium Tour-Ready Anthem “Kick”

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard recently unveiled plans for a new album, Diamond Star Halos, which will be released on May 27 — just ahead of this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: AFI Previews ‘Bodies’ Tour in LA with an Electrifying Mix of Old, New and Everything in Between
March 29, 2022
Recap: AFI Previews ‘Bodies’ Tour in LA with an Electrifying Mix of Old, New and Everything in Between

There are two distinct eras of AFI. The first is the noisy hardcore/punk group that emerged from Ukiah, California in the early-to-mid 1990s, amassing a fervent audience enraptured with vocalist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Get Lost in the Groove with Warpaint’s Kaleidoscopic Video for “Stevie”; New Album ‘Radiate Like This’ Out 5/6
March 29, 2022
Get Lost in the Groove with Warpaint’s Kaleidoscopic Video for “Stevie”; New Album ‘Radiate Like This’ Out 5/6

On May 6, Los Angeles indie/rock band Warpaint will return with Radiate Like This, its first album in six years. “Stevie” is the title of the latest song shared from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Announces Final North American Dates for ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour
March 29, 2022
Elton John Announces Final North American Dates for ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour

Fresh off his 75th birthday festivities over the weekend, Sir Elton John has unveiled the final stretch of North American shows on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, which began...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Gaslight Anthem Returns to “Full-Time Status” with Tour Dates and New Album in the Works
March 28, 2022
The Gaslight Anthem Returns to “Full-Time Status” with Tour Dates and New Album in the Works

After spending much of the past four years on “indefinite hiatus,” The Gaslight Anthem is back — and will head out on its first headlining tour since 2018 in the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Shares “Stand (For Ukraine)” Video, Launches World United Live Support Campaign
March 24, 2022
Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Shares “Stand (For Ukraine)” Video, Launches World United Live Support Campaign

Dee Snider, vocalist of the band Twisted Sister in addition to his status as a reputable rock DJ/radio personality and all-around icon, has been very vocal in his support of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Hear John Frusciante’s Guitar Shimmer on “Not The One,” ‘Unlimited Love’ LP Out 4/1
March 24, 2022
New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Hear John Frusciante’s Guitar Shimmer on “Not The One,” ‘Unlimited Love’ LP Out 4/1

As promised by the band this week on social media, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have unleashed a new song, “Not the One,” the third preview of the Rock &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Tease “Not the One,” New Song Debuting 3/25; ‘Unlimited Love’ LP 4/1
March 23, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers Tease “Not the One,” New Song Debuting 3/25; ‘Unlimited Love’ LP 4/1

On April 1, the Red Hot Chili Peppers will release Unlimited Love, an anticipated new album that finds guitarist John Frusciante back in the mix for the first time since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Elliot Lurie of Looking Glass About 1972’s “Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)”
March 22, 2022
One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Elliot Lurie of Looking Glass About 1972’s “Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)”

In our newest One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? entry, guitarist/songwriter/co-vocalist Elliot Lurie of the band Looking Glass discusses his band’s career and whether he and his band mates consider themselves...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: Stream “(I’m Gonna) Run Away”; Acoustic Album ‘Changeup’ Out 3/25
March 21, 2022
New Joan Jett & the Blackhearts: Stream “(I’m Gonna) Run Away”; Acoustic Album ‘Changeup’ Out 3/25

You know Joan Jett & the Blackhearts for their loud, proud and iconic rock & roll anthems — but on March 25, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ensemble...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS: Judas Priest Rock the Shrine in Los Angeles on ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour
March 18, 2022
PHOTOS: Judas Priest Rock the Shrine in Los Angeles on ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour

English heavy metal icons Judas Priest are out on the road right now on the rescheduled version of their 50 Heavy Metal Years tour, a celebration of five decades of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard: New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27 Before Stadium Tour; Stream “Kick”
March 17, 2022
Def Leppard: New Album ‘Diamond Star Halos’ Out 5/27 Before Stadium Tour; Stream “Kick”

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard are gearing up for this summer’s anticipated (and delayed) Stadium Tour alongside Motley Crue, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Poison —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White Announces Openers for ‘Supply Chain Issues’ Tour, ft. Afghan Whigs, The Kills, Larkin Poe and More
March 15, 2022
Jack White Announces Openers for ‘Supply Chain Issues’ Tour, ft. Afghan Whigs, The Kills, Larkin Poe and More

Rather than link up with one support act for his upcoming Supply Chain Issues tour, Jack White opted instead for a menagerie of intriguing acts from all corners of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall Expands 2022 Solo Tour with Todd Rundgren; Releasing ‘BeforeAfter’ 4/1
March 14, 2022
Daryl Hall Expands 2022 Solo Tour with Todd Rundgren; Releasing ‘BeforeAfter’ 4/1

This spring, Daryl Hall will hit the road for his first solo tour in a decade — and on Monday, Hall announced additional dates for the tour, which will feature...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “Perseverance and Patience”: Judas Priest Bassist Ian Hill on ’50 Heavy Metal Years,’ Anniversary Tour and Longevity
March 7, 2022
“Perseverance and Patience”: Judas Priest Bassist Ian Hill on ’50 Heavy Metal Years,’ Anniversary Tour and Longevity

Celebrating 50 years of service on the hard rock battlefield, Judas Priest is routinely championed as one of the most important and influential heavy rock bands in music history. Their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lady Gaga Announces 2022 ‘Chromatica Ball’ Summer Stadium Tour
March 7, 2022
Lady Gaga Announces 2022 ‘Chromatica Ball’ Summer Stadium Tour

After the COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponement of her planned Chromatica Ball tour in support of her 2020 album Chromatica Ball, Lady Gaga has now announced the new dates for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Stream “Poster Child,” a Funky Jam with Anthony Kiedis Name-Dropping Ronald Reagan and Taco Bell
March 3, 2022
New Red Hot Chili Peppers: Stream “Poster Child,” a Funky Jam with Anthony Kiedis Name-Dropping Ronald Reagan and Taco Bell

A calling card of the Red Hot Chili Peppers over the years has been the (sometimes unintelligible) rap/spoken word vocals from Anthony Kiedis — and that’s very much on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Walter Egan of “Magnet and Steel” Fame
March 3, 2022
One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat with Walter Egan of “Magnet and Steel” Fame

In our inaugural One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? entry, Walter Egan discusses his career and whether he considers himself a “one-hit wonder” on the strength of his classic 1978 hit,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White Shares “Hi-De-Ho” & “Queen of the Bees”; Two New Albums & Tour Coming Soon
March 3, 2022
Jack White Shares “Hi-De-Ho” & “Queen of the Bees”; Two New Albums & Tour Coming Soon

Chameleonic guitarist/songwriter Jack White has been steadily previewing a pair of new albums in recent weeks, and the latest songs arrived on Thursday. “Hi-De-Ho” is a collaboration with rapper Q-Tip,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Papa Roach Shares “Cut The Line,” ‘Ego Trip’ LP Coming 4/8; Tour ft. Hollywood Undead/Bad Wolves On Now
March 1, 2022
Papa Roach Shares “Cut The Line,” ‘Ego Trip’ LP Coming 4/8; Tour ft. Hollywood Undead/Bad Wolves On Now

The past few months have seen a flurry of activity from Papa Roach, and it was all building to today — when the long-running hard-rock/nu-metal band announced its 11th studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall Shares Unreleased Video of “Here Comes The Rain Again” ft. Dave Stewart; ‘BeforeAfter’ Out 4/1
February 28, 2022
Daryl Hall Shares Unreleased Video of “Here Comes The Rain Again” ft. Dave Stewart; ‘BeforeAfter’ Out 4/1

On April 1, Daryl Hall will release BeforeAfter, a special retrospective collecting 30 recordings spanning each of his five solo records outside his work with John Oates, as well as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators and Dead Sara at LA’s YouTube Theater: A Boisterous Rock & Roll Party
February 21, 2022
Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators and Dead Sara at LA’s YouTube Theater: A Boisterous Rock & Roll Party

The vibe within the walls of the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles on Feb. 18 was perhaps best summed up by one enthusiastic fan, who during a break between songs...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #PlayingForChange: Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones Recreates “When the Levee Breaks” with Global Ensemble
February 21, 2022
#PlayingForChange: Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones Recreates “When the Levee Breaks” with Global Ensemble

An ensemble of 17 musicians from various countries around the world recently joined forces with Led Zeppelin bassist/multi-instrumentalist John Paul Jones for a special recording of “When The Levee Breaks,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Adds 5 Shows, Starting in June
February 17, 2022
Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Adds 5 Shows, Starting in June

After being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s finally time for the Stadium Tour to get underway. In June, the massive outdoor concert extravaganza featuring Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Love Rocks NYC 2022: Keith Richards & The X-Pensive Winos, Mavis Staples, Hozier, Warren Haynes, Larkin Poe, Melissa Etheridge and More on 3/10
February 15, 2022
Love Rocks NYC 2022: Keith Richards & The X-Pensive Winos, Mavis Staples, Hozier, Warren Haynes, Larkin Poe, Melissa Etheridge and More on 3/10

March 10 will bring with it the 2022 installment of Love Rocks NYC, the sixth annual gala/charity fundraising concert event from The Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation and executive produced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Famed Filmmaker/Director Ivan Reitman (‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘Meatballs,’ More): 1946-2022
February 14, 2022
Rest in Peace, Famed Filmmaker/Director Ivan Reitman (‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘Meatballs,’ More): 1946-2022

Famed producer/director Ivan Reitman passed away in his sleep on Feb. 12 at the age of 75, it was reported by the Associated Press on Sunday. Reitman was at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White Plugs in and Freaks Out on the Squealing, Electrifying New Song “Fear of the Dawn” (Listen)
February 11, 2022
Jack White Plugs in and Freaks Out on the Squealing, Electrifying New Song “Fear of the Dawn” (Listen)

There are many different sides to Jack White. Sometimes, the chameleonic guitarist/songwriter plugs in and freaks out with raucous garage-rock (as he did for years with the White Stripes), while...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2022 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 3/27 on ABC
February 8, 2022
2022 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 3/27 on ABC

The official list of 2022 Academy Award nominations was unveiled early Tuesday, ahead of the 94th Oscars ceremony on Sunday, March 27, starting at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Debut “Black Summer”; New Album ‘Unlimited Love’ Out 4/1
February 3, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers Debut “Black Summer”; New Album ‘Unlimited Love’ Out 4/1

Vocalist Anthony Kiedis repeatedly sings “I’ve been waiting” throughout “Black Summer,” the long-anticipated new song from the Red Hot Chili Peppers that debuted today — and that’s precisely what fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Willie Leacox: Longtime America Drummer Remembered by Gerry Beckley & Dewey Bunnell
February 3, 2022
Rest in Peace, Willie Leacox: Longtime America Drummer Remembered by Gerry Beckley & Dewey Bunnell

Willie Leacox, who served alongside Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell as the drummer of the band America from 1973 up until retiring in 2014, has died at the age of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cali Vibes Festival (Rebelution, Slightly Stoopid, Dirty Heads, Bob Marley Celebration, Sublime with Rome & More): Free Live Stream 2/4-2/6
February 2, 2022
Cali Vibes Festival (Rebelution, Slightly Stoopid, Dirty Heads, Bob Marley Celebration, Sublime with Rome & More): Free Live Stream 2/4-2/6

This weekend, Feb. 4-6, a number of notable reggae/rock acts will gather in Long Beach, California for the Cali Vibes Music Festival — and the entire weekend will be live...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Tease New Song on Social Media with a 20-Second John Frusciante Guitar Solo
February 2, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers Tease New Song on Social Media with a 20-Second John Frusciante Guitar Solo

Update: The Red Hot Chili Peppers have premiered “Black Summer” and announced a new album — click here. It’s looking more likely than ever that a new single from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Tease New Music on Social Media
January 28, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers Tease New Music on Social Media

Back in October, The Red Hot Chili Peppers announced some huge plans for 2022 in the form of a stadium tour with newly rejoined guitarist, John Frusciante, back in the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dream Theater’s Video for “Transcending Time,” from New Album ‘A View from the Top of the World’
January 27, 2022
Watch Dream Theater’s Video for “Transcending Time,” from New Album ‘A View from the Top of the World’

“Transcending Time” is a song featured on A View from the Top of the World, the new record from prog-rock masters Dream Theater that was released in October. Clocking in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall: First-Ever Solo Retrospective ‘BeforeAfter,’ Tour with Todd Rundgren Coming in April
January 24, 2022
Daryl Hall: First-Ever Solo Retrospective ‘BeforeAfter,’ Tour with Todd Rundgren Coming in April

This spring, Daryl Hall will step out on his own for a special solo retrospective titled BeforeAfter. The release collects 30 recordings spanning each of his five solo records outside...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Papa Roach: Stream “Stand Up,” an Energetic Call-To-Action Anthem (& Spring Tour News)
January 21, 2022
New from Papa Roach: Stream “Stand Up,” an Energetic Call-To-Action Anthem (& Spring Tour News)

Shared on Friday by Papa Roach, “Stand Up” is a song with a specific — and powerful — message. “‘Stand Up’ is inspired by the social unrest of marginalized people...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Announces New/Rescheduled ‘End of the Road’ U.S. Tour Dates in May
January 19, 2022
KISS Announces New/Rescheduled ‘End of the Road’ U.S. Tour Dates in May

The ongoing End of the Road tour by KISS has seen its share of delays and postponements over the past few years, a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday, Dolly Parton: Celebrate with Her New Song, “Big Dreams and Faded Jeans” (New Album 3/4!)
January 19, 2022
Happy Birthday, Dolly Parton: Celebrate with Her New Song, “Big Dreams and Faded Jeans” (New Album 3/4!)

Today, Jan. 19, is the 76th birthday of undisputed national treasure and all-around cultural icon, Dolly Parton. She isn’t content to kick back, put her feet up and just enjoy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White Debuts Self-Directed Music Video for “Love is Selfish,” from His New ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ Album
January 14, 2022
Jack White Debuts Self-Directed Music Video for “Love is Selfish,” from His New ‘Entering Heaven Alive’ Album

Jack White already announced he will be releasing two new solo albums next year — and now, the esteemed guitarist/songwriter has debuted a music video for a song called “Love is Selfish.” The track...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Hunky Dory’ at 50: Looking Back on David Bowie’s Transitional 1971 Record
December 16, 2021
‘Hunky Dory’ at 50: Looking Back on David Bowie’s Transitional 1971 Record

Visionary. Truth teller. Influencer. Pioneer. Storyteller. There are countless superlatives to describe the iconic David Bowie, but even such lofty praise is perhaps insufficient to represent the critically acclaimed musician,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Papa Roach Details 2022 ‘Kill the Noise’ Tour ft. Special Guests Hollywood Undead/Bad Wolves
December 13, 2021
Papa Roach Details 2022 ‘Kill the Noise’ Tour ft. Special Guests Hollywood Undead/Bad Wolves

More than two decades since the release of the band’s breakthrough 2000 major label debut, Infest, Northern California rockers Papa Roach remain a force on the hard-rock scene — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jack White Details ‘The Supply Chain Issues’ World Tour for 2022, in Support of Two New Albums
December 10, 2021
Jack White Details ‘The Supply Chain Issues’ World Tour for 2022, in Support of Two New Albums

Jack White already announced he will be releasing two new solo albums next year — and now, the esteemed guitarist/songwriter has added to his flurry of news with The Supply...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Welcome to Rockville 2022: KISS, Guns N’ Roses, Foo Fighters, Megadeth, Korn, Smashing Pumpkins, Jane’s Addiction, Many More
December 8, 2021
Welcome to Rockville 2022: KISS, Guns N’ Roses, Foo Fighters, Megadeth, Korn, Smashing Pumpkins, Jane’s Addiction, Many More

The Welcome to Rockville music festival announced its 2022 lineup on Wednesday, and it packs quite a punch as far as headlining acts are concerned. Bringing together several of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Ohio Nightclub Where Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell Was Killed in 2004 Has Been Demolished (Video)
December 8, 2021
The Ohio Nightclub Where Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell Was Killed in 2004 Has Been Demolished (Video)

The night of Dec. 8, 2004, was a tragic one for the hard rock/heavy metal community, as it was the night that iconic guitarist Dimebag Darrell was shot and killed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Olivia Rodrigo Announces 2022 World Tour Supporting Breakout Debut Album ‘Sour’ (Details/Dates)
December 6, 2021
Olivia Rodrigo Announces 2022 World Tour Supporting Breakout Debut Album ‘Sour’ (Details/Dates)

2021 was a gigantic year for Olivia Rodrigo, the young singer/songwriter who released her debut album, Sour, in May on the strength of the global smash-hit singles “Drivers License” and...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Set It Off Debuts Neon-Soaked Self-Actualization Anthem “Skeleton,” Announces 2022 Tour
November 1, 2021
Set It Off Debuts Neon-Soaked Self-Actualization Anthem “Skeleton,” Announces 2022 Tour

Dynamic pop/punk band Set It Off has amassed a strong following for its extremely high-energy live shows and irreverently unpredictable musical style — and on Monday, the band ushered in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Sets 34-City North American Spoken Word Tour for 2022
November 1, 2021
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Sets 34-City North American Spoken Word Tour for 2022

Iron Maiden recently stormed back with an epic new album, Senjutsu, scoring its highest-ever spot on the Billboard 200 — and in early 2022, front man Bruce Dickinson will embark...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers 2022 Tour Dates Announced, with Guests Beck, The Strokes, St. Vincent, Thundercat and More
October 7, 2021
Red Hot Chili Peppers 2022 Tour Dates Announced, with Guests Beck, The Strokes, St. Vincent, Thundercat and More

The Red Hot Chili Peppers recently announced a huge 2022 tour with an amusing news broadcast send-up — and now, finally, the dates for the outing have been officially revealed....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judas Priest Postpones ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Due to Guitarist Richie Faulkner’s Heart Surgery
September 28, 2021
Judas Priest Postpones ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Due to Guitarist Richie Faulkner’s Heart Surgery

On Monday, Rob Halford and English heavy metal gods Judas Priest announced that they’ve been forced to postpone the remaining U.S. dates on their 50 Heavy Metal Years tour due...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’: The Last Gig of its Kind, from Those Who Were There (Noel, Liam, ‘Bonehead,’ More)
September 20, 2021
‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’: The Last Gig of its Kind, from Those Who Were There (Noel, Liam, ‘Bonehead,’ More)

Oasis went from playing to a handful of fans on Tuesday nights in their hometown of Manchester in the early 1990s to 250,000+ at Knebworth Park in the summer of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot’s Corey Taylor “Out of the Woods” After Testing Positive for COVID-19, Urges Vaccinations
August 23, 2021
Slipknot’s Corey Taylor “Out of the Woods” After Testing Positive for COVID-19, Urges Vaccinations

Over the weekend, Slipknot/Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and would be unable to make a planned visit at a pop culture convention...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the ‘Game of Thrones’ Song “Jenny of Oldstones” as a Heavy Metal Anthem from The Dark Side of the Moon
August 16, 2021
Hear the ‘Game of Thrones’ Song “Jenny of Oldstones” as a Heavy Metal Anthem from The Dark Side of the Moon

The Dark Side of the Moon is a new musical project (not a Pink Floyd tribute act, FYI) aiming to transform “musical themes from cinematography, TV shows and video games...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Witness Motörhead’s “Ace of Spades” Played on Church Bells (& Electric Guitar) During a Dutch Street Festival
August 10, 2021
Witness Motörhead’s “Ace of Spades” Played on Church Bells (& Electric Guitar) During a Dutch Street Festival

Turns out, Motörhead sounds great in even the most unexpected of circumstances. On July 17, the townsfolk of Weert in the south of the Netherlands received a special surprise when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour: Fall Out Boy Drops Off NY/Boston Dates After Positive COVID-19 Test
August 4, 2021
Hella Mega Tour: Fall Out Boy Drops Off NY/Boston Dates After Positive COVID-19 Test

The Hella Mega tour featuring Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy, originally supposed to take place in 2020 only to have the COVID-19 pandemic force a lengthy delay, recently...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Paul Cotton of the Band Poco: 1943-2021
August 3, 2021
Rest in Peace, Paul Cotton of the Band Poco: 1943-2021

Singer/songwriter Paul Cotton, who made a name for himself as the guitarist/singer of Los Angeles-based country rock/Americana band Poco after taking over for Jim Messina in 1970, has passed away...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS: Renowned Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Rocks the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles
August 2, 2021
PHOTOS: Renowned Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Rocks the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles

Rock and roll photographer Jérôme Brunet, the focus of a recent Rock Cellar feature interview about his life and career behind the lens shooting legendary musical acts at concerts all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Green Day Fan Play “Basket Case” with an Impressed Billie Joe Armstrong on the Hella Mega Tour
July 28, 2021
Watch a Green Day Fan Play “Basket Case” with an Impressed Billie Joe Armstrong on the Hella Mega Tour

For years, Green Day has proven to be one of the most entertaining live acts around. Whether playing a packed intimate venue full of diehard fans or a huge outdoor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Knotfest Los Angeles 2021 Set for 11/5 with Bring Me The Horizon, Code Orange, Killswitch Engage, More
July 26, 2021
Slipknot Knotfest Los Angeles 2021 Set for 11/5 with Bring Me The Horizon, Code Orange, Killswitch Engage, More

Back at the start of June, Slipknot announced a new installment of the heavy metal ensemble’s Knotfest tour, which would take Corey Taylor and his masked cohorts on the road...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with 1979 (“Crazy Little Thing Called Love”) & 1980 (“Another One Bites the Dust”) Vignettes
July 23, 2021
Queen Continues ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series with 1979 (“Crazy Little Thing Called Love”) & 1980 (“Another One Bites the Dust”) Vignettes

The latest episodes of Queen: The Greatest, the English band‘s YouTube series exploring its vaunted history, focus on a key period in the group’s emergence as an international musical force. In...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream “Coloratura,” Coldplay’s 10-Minute Closing Track from New Album ‘Music of the Spheres’ (Out 10/15)
July 22, 2021
Stream “Coloratura,” Coldplay’s 10-Minute Closing Track from New Album ‘Music of the Spheres’ (Out 10/15)

Everything Coldplay does is massive, epic — that’s been a key characteristic of Chris Martin and the guys since bursting onto the scene with 2000’s Parachutes. And on Oct. 15,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coldplay Previews ‘Music Of The Spheres,’ New Max Martin-Produced LP Due 10/15 (with Emoji Track Names)
July 20, 2021
Coldplay Previews ‘Music Of The Spheres,’ New Max Martin-Produced LP Due 10/15 (with Emoji Track Names)

On Oct. 15, Chris Martin and Coldplay will add to their catalog with Music of the Spheres, a new album officially detailed on Tuesday. Produced by renowned pop producer Max...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Khruangbin Sets Fall U.S. Tour Dates (Including Many Sold-Out Ones) Supporting 2020’s ‘Mordechai’
July 13, 2021
Khruangbin Sets Fall U.S. Tour Dates (Including Many Sold-Out Ones) Supporting 2020’s ‘Mordechai’

Houston-based three-piece Khruangbin soared in 2020, even amid a global pandemic. In June of that year, the genre-defying band released its latest studio album, Mordechai, an engaging set of internationally-influenced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Announces U.S. Tour Dates for Fall 2021 — Her First Since Releasing ‘Punisher’ in 2020
July 12, 2021
Phoebe Bridgers Announces U.S. Tour Dates for Fall 2021 — Her First Since Releasing ‘Punisher’ in 2020

At long last, Phoebe Bridgers has announced a run of tour dates — her first public live performances since the June 2020 release of Punisher, her captivating sophomore studio album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Lens: Music Photographer Jérôme Brunet — Licensed to Shoot (Q&A)
July 1, 2021
Behind the Lens: Music Photographer Jérôme Brunet — Licensed to Shoot (Q&A)

Jérôme Brunet is arguably to music photography what James Bond is to espionage. Like 007, Brunet has a great eye for taking aim. But instead of armed with a Beretta...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Australian Metal Band Lord Turned Savage Garden’s ’90s Hit “To the Moon and Back” Into a Soaring Power Ballad
June 28, 2021
Australian Metal Band Lord Turned Savage Garden’s ’90s Hit “To the Moon and Back” Into a Soaring Power Ballad

In the mid to late 1990s, it was nearly impossible to avoid the earworm pop songs from Savage Garden, the Australian duo that scored major international hits including “I Want...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sir Elton John Announces Final U.S./European Dates for His ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour
June 23, 2021
Sir Elton John Announces Final U.S./European Dates for His ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour

On Wednesday, Sir Elton John announced his final tour dates for the U.S. and Europe, attached to his global Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour — which had begun prior to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: New Album ‘Consequences’ from Joan Armatrading (Listen); Live Stream Concert 7/31
June 17, 2021
Out Now: New Album ‘Consequences’ from Joan Armatrading (Listen); Live Stream Concert 7/31

Today, June 18, sees the digital streaming release of Consequences, a new studio album from English singer/songwriter Joan Armatrading. It’s her 20th studio album to date, having begun her career in...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andrew McMahon: ‘Three Pianos Tour’ On Sale Friday 6/18, Promising ‘Songs and Stories from a Life Set to Music’
June 16, 2021
Andrew McMahon: ‘Three Pianos Tour’ On Sale Friday 6/18, Promising ‘Songs and Stories from a Life Set to Music’

Over the years, signer/songwriter/storyteller Andrew McMahon has carved his own spot in the music scene, showcasing resilience and versatility throughout. From his early days in the pop-punk outfit Something Corporate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Angels & Airwaves Share “Restless Souls,” Announce New Album ‘LIFEFORMS’ (Out 9/24), 2011-’22 Tour Dates
June 15, 2021
Angels & Airwaves Share “Restless Souls,” Announce New Album ‘LIFEFORMS’ (Out 9/24), 2011-’22 Tour Dates

LIFEFORMS is the title of the upcoming coming album from Angels & Airwaves, the project spearheaded by Tom DeLonge, former lead guitarist/singer of Blink-182. The album was officially detailed on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Caribbean Songs
June 14, 2021
Top 11 Caribbean Songs

“The true Caribbean people … We are carnival people, we are vibrant people, not dead people. We like to be heard and we like to have fun.” —Viv Richards, cricketer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Micky Dolenz on ‘Dolenz Sings Nesmith,’ the Monkees Farewell Tour & More
June 14, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Micky Dolenz on ‘Dolenz Sings Nesmith,’ the Monkees Farewell Tour & More

Many younger fans forget– or don’t realize — that the Monkees did not start as a traditional band. Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Davy Jones and Peter Tork were actors with comedic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Goo Goo Dolls Announce 2022 Summer Tour ft. Blue October, Preview ‘Rarities’ Compilation Out 6/25
June 11, 2021
Goo Goo Dolls Announce 2022 Summer Tour ft. Blue October, Preview ‘Rarities’ Compilation Out 6/25

Next summer, The Goo Goo Dolls will get back after it with a tour of notable outdoor venues, accompanied by special guests Blue October. As the flier above shows, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judas Priest: Rescheduled ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour Coming Fall 2021 ft. Sabaton
June 7, 2021
Judas Priest: Rescheduled ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Tour Coming Fall 2021 ft. Sabaton

The events of 2020 forced Judas Priest to postpone an epic 50th anniversary tour, but the vaunted English heavy metal gods have set course for new dates this fall on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Counting Crows Set ‘Butter Miracle’ Tour for Fall 2021, Playing New EP and More (Tix On Sale 6/11)
June 7, 2021
Counting Crows Set ‘Butter Miracle’ Tour for Fall 2021, Playing New EP and More (Tix On Sale 6/11)

On May 20, Counting Crows returned with Butter Miracle: Suite One, a four-song, 18-minute EP that was the result of front man/songwriter Adam Duritz’s inspired sessions in the English countryside....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Dreamers Are Waiting,’ the First New Album from Crowded House Since 2010 (Listen)
June 4, 2021
Out Now: ‘Dreamers Are Waiting,’ the First New Album from Crowded House Since 2010 (Listen)

Today, beloved band Crowded House returns with a new album, and it’s been a long time coming. Dreamers Are Waiting is the first bit of new material from the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Billie Eilish: Watch Her Self-Directed Music Video for “Lost Cause,” from ‘Happier Than Ever’ Out 7/30 (Pre-Order)
June 2, 2021
New Billie Eilish: Watch Her Self-Directed Music Video for “Lost Cause,” from ‘Happier Than Ever’ Out 7/30 (Pre-Order)

2021 is shaping up to be another huge year for Billie Eilish, who will release her highly anticipated second full-length album, Happier Than Ever, on July 30. On Wednesday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot Announces Knotfest Roadshow 2021 ft. Killswitch Engage, Fever 333 & Code Orange
June 1, 2021
Slipknot Announces Knotfest Roadshow 2021 ft. Killswitch Engage, Fever 333 & Code Orange

Masked heavy metal marauders Slipknot announced a big 2021 installment of its Knotfest Roadshow tour, which is currently set to launch in late September and run into early November —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Trapper Schoepp’s ‘May Day’ Q&A: Singer/Songwriter Talks New Album, Collaborating with Bob Dylan & More
May 21, 2021
Trapper Schoepp’s ‘May Day’ Q&A: Singer/Songwriter Talks New Album, Collaborating with Bob Dylan & More

Trapper Schoepp came to international prominence, not surprisingly, when he collaborated with Bob Dylan. The song, “On, Wisconsin,” paired a discarded Dylan lyric from 1961 with Schoepp’s music and killer...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Shares “We Never Have Sex Anymore” Video (ft. John Stamos) from ‘Let the Bad Times Roll’ LP
May 13, 2021
The Offspring Shares “We Never Have Sex Anymore” Video (ft. John Stamos) from ‘Let the Bad Times Roll’ LP

“We Never Have Sex Anymore” is one of the more engaging songs on Let the Bad Times Roll, the new album from Orange County punk veterans The Offspring that was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Coldplay Open the BRIT Awards with a Euphoric Performance of “Higher Power” from a Barge on the River Thames
May 12, 2021
Watch Coldplay Open the BRIT Awards with a Euphoric Performance of “Higher Power” from a Barge on the River Thames

Everything Coldplay does is bigger and more bombastic than anybody else — and that’s very much the case with “Higher Power,” the English pop/rock group‘s new single shared last week....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Madness Perform “Our House” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (‘The Very Best of Madness’ LP Out Now)
May 12, 2021
Watch Madness Perform “Our House” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (‘The Very Best of Madness’ LP Out Now)

Back in March, English ska legends Madness released Our House: The Very Best of Madness, a collection of some of the ensemble’s most important songs that helped make the group...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Foo Fighters + AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Play “Back in Black” for Global Citizen’s VAX Live Event
May 10, 2021
Watch Foo Fighters + AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Play “Back in Black” for Global Citizen’s VAX Live Event

This past Saturday, May 8, saw the global broadcast and stream of  VAX LIVE: A Concert to Reunite the World, a special event from international advocacy organization Global Citizen that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coldplay Dances with Alien Holograms in “Higher Power” Video, a Soaring New Song Produced by Max Martin
May 7, 2021
Coldplay Dances with Alien Holograms in “Higher Power” Video, a Soaring New Song Produced by Max Martin

Chris Martin and Coldplay shared a new song this week called “Higher Power” — and it’s an uplifting blast of undeniably catchy and danceable synth-pop from the English band known...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Foo Fighters Play “Chasing Birds” for Seth Meyers; ‘VAX LIVE’ Broadcast Airing 5/8
May 7, 2021
Watch Foo Fighters Play “Chasing Birds” for Seth Meyers; ‘VAX LIVE’ Broadcast Airing 5/8

The Foo Fighters delivered a performance of “Chasing Birds,” one of the tracks on the band’s adventurous new studio album, Medicine at Midnight, for Late Night with Seth Meyers on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joan Armatrading Shares “Already There,” from New Album ‘Consequences’ Coming 6/18
May 5, 2021
Joan Armatrading Shares “Already There,” from New Album ‘Consequences’ Coming 6/18

English singer/songwriter/icon Joan Armatrading will release a new studio album, Consequences, digitally on June 18 and on CD/LP August 13, via BMG. The news was announced on Wednesday, and came...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson: In Theaters 8/13; Preview & See New Promotional Stills
May 5, 2021
Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson: In Theaters 8/13; Preview & See New Promotional Stills

Respect, a new biopic celebrating the life and legacy of the late Aretha Franklin, was originally supposed to be released in January 2021, only to be pushed back to August...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘VAX LIVE: A Concert to Reunite the World’ Airing 5/8 (ft. Foo Fighters, Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, H.E.R., J Balvin and More)
April 29, 2021
‘VAX LIVE: A Concert to Reunite the World’ Airing 5/8 (ft. Foo Fighters, Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, H.E.R., J Balvin and More)

On May 2, a host of big-name musical acts and entertainers will participate in VAX LIVE: A Concert to Reunite the World, a special event from international advocacy organization Global...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: New Song “We’re On Our Way Now,” Greatest Hits Set Coming 6/11
April 29, 2021
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: New Song “We’re On Our Way Now,” Greatest Hits Set Coming 6/11

Somewhat remarkably, it’s been a whole decade since longtime Oasis songwriter/guitarist Noel Gallagher forged out on his own as Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds — and on June 11, he’ll...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band ‘Live Bullet’ 2-LP Reissue Out 6/11 for 45th Anniversary (Pre-Order)
April 23, 2021
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band ‘Live Bullet’ 2-LP Reissue Out 6/11 for 45th Anniversary (Pre-Order)

Live Bullet is widely considered one of the greatest live albums ever released. The set, originally debuted in April 1976 and capturing a gig from Cobo Hall in Detroit, MI,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Les McKeown, Singer of the Bay City Rollers: 1955-2021
April 22, 2021
Rest in Peace Les McKeown, Singer of the Bay City Rollers: 1955-2021

Les McKeown, the lead singer of Scottish pop/rock band Bay City Rollers during the group’s peak in the 1970s, has passed away at the age of 65. McKeown’s social media...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Special Nat Geo Earth Day 2021 Streaming Event, ft. Willie Nelson, Angélique Kidjo, Yo-Yo Ma, Maggie Rogers and More
April 22, 2021
Watch a Special Nat Geo Earth Day 2021 Streaming Event, ft. Willie Nelson, Angélique Kidjo, Yo-Yo Ma, Maggie Rogers and More

Today, April 22, is Earth Day — and last night, National Geographic put on a special star-studded celebration/live stream event, featuring information, education and musical performances from an eclectic array...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Poco’s Rusty Young (Unpublished 2017 Interview with the Late Guitarist/Songwriter)
April 19, 2021
Remembering Poco’s Rusty Young (Unpublished 2017 Interview with the Late Guitarist/Songwriter)

Guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of Poco Rusty Young was a valued friend of Rock Cellar for many years. We’ve had the pleasure of interviewing him often, and he was generous with...

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 | ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’: Dexter Holland on The Offspring’s New Album, 30+ Years in Punk Rock & Beyond (Q&A)
April 16, 2021
‘Let The Bad Times Roll’: Dexter Holland on The Offspring’s New Album, 30+ Years in Punk Rock & Beyond (Q&A)

Since emerging from sun-soaked Orange County, Calif. in the mid-1980s and making the jump to a mainstream punk-rock institution with 1994’s Smash, The Offspring has always been a band unafraid...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: O.C. Punks The Offspring Unleash ‘Let The Bad Times Roll,’ Their First Album Since 2012 (Listen/Review)
April 15, 2021
Out Now: O.C. Punks The Offspring Unleash ‘Let The Bad Times Roll,’ Their First Album Since 2012 (Listen/Review)

Nine years is quite a while between albums for active groups, so Let The Bad Times Roll comes with a special kind of anticipation among fans of The Offspring. Despite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Rusty Young of the Band Poco: 1946-2021
April 15, 2021
Rest in Peace, Rusty Young of the Band Poco: 1946-2021

Rusty Young, the California-based musician/guitarist known as a co-founder of the country rock/Americana band Poco, has died at the age of 75 after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday night....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Reschedule European Tour from Summer 2021 to ’22 — ft. Special Guest Gary Clark Jr.
April 6, 2021
Guns N’ Roses Reschedule European Tour from Summer 2021 to ’22 — ft. Special Guest Gary Clark Jr.

Guns N’ Roses will indeed head back out on the road for a string of European tour dates — it’ll just take a bit longer than anticipated, the hard-rock titans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Suzi Quatro Roars Back with Defiant New Album ‘The Devil in Me’ (Listen)
March 26, 2021
Out Now: Suzi Quatro Roars Back with Defiant New Album ‘The Devil in Me’ (Listen)

Today, March 26, Suzi Quatro — known in music history as the first “breakout” female bass player to become a bona fide “rock star” with a string of international hits...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 4/25 from Los Angeles
March 15, 2021
2021 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 4/25 from Los Angeles

The official list of nominations for the 2021 Academy Awards was announced early Monday, ahead of the Oscars ceremony/broadcast, which is scheduled for April 25 from the Dolby Theatre and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Suzi Quatro: Watch a New Video for the Blistering ‘ Sold My Soul Today,’ Album ‘The Devil in Me’ Out 3/26
March 12, 2021
New Suzi Quatro: Watch a New Video for the Blistering ‘ Sold My Soul Today,’ Album ‘The Devil in Me’ Out 3/26

On March 26, Suzi Quatro — known in music history as the first “breakout” female bass player to become a bona fide “rock star” with a string of international hits in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)
March 11, 2021
Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)

Paul Stanley gets “souled out” with his spectacular 15-piece band Soul Station on their debut album Now and Then, which is out on March 19. While it may come as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dee Snider Sing Nazareth’s ‘Love Hurts’ in a Genre-Hopping New Video from ‘Rock Me Amadeus’
March 1, 2021
Watch Dee Snider Sing Nazareth’s ‘Love Hurts’ in a Genre-Hopping New Video from ‘Rock Me Amadeus’

Rock Me Amadeus is a new production from opera singer Alyson Cambridge and guitarist Tony Bruno, currently slated for a Fall 2021 open at Broadway in New York City (if...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnie Tyler Talks ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart,’ Miley Cyrus, TikTok, the’ 80s, Desmond Child and Believing ‘The Best Is Yet to Come’
February 25, 2021
Bonnie Tyler Talks ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart,’ Miley Cyrus, TikTok, the’ 80s, Desmond Child and Believing ‘The Best Is Yet to Come’

The Best Is Yet to Come, the vibrant new album from Bonnie Tyler, is bolstered by dramatic, full-bodied vocals, synths, and some rock guitar solos. Those same elements helped propel...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Jose Gonzalez: Watch a Video for ‘El Invento,’ His First New Song Since 2015
February 17, 2021
New from Jose Gonzalez: Watch a Video for ‘El Invento,’ His First New Song Since 2015

Esteemed singer/songwriter Jose Gonzalez (who rose to fame after covering The Knife’s “Heartbeats,” his version from 2003’s Veneer going on to be streamed more than a billion times and becoming...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen’s November DWI Came After a Single Shot of Tequila with Fans
February 10, 2021
Bruce Springsteen’s November DWI Came After a Single Shot of Tequila with Fans

In November, Bruce Springsteen was arrested on DWI charges at New Jersey’s Gateway National Recreation Area, per a report from TMZ that went live early Wednesday. While it’s a bit...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Actor Christopher Plummer: 1929-2021
February 5, 2021
Rest in Peace, Legendary Actor Christopher Plummer: 1929-2021

Christopher Plummer, the esteemed actor of stage and screen whose career spanned seven decades, has passed away at the age of 91. The news was confirmed on Friday, with Deadline...

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February 4, 2021
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Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Hilton Valentine, Founding Guitarist of the Animals: 1943-2021
February 1, 2021
Rest in Peace Hilton Valentine, Founding Guitarist of the Animals: 1943-2021

Hilton Valentine, founding guitarist of legendary band The Animals, died on Friday at the age of 77, it was announced by his wife, Germaine Valentine. A lengthy message was shared...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson’s ‘Fanatic’ Epiphone Guitar Available Now; Honoree of 2021 She Rocks Awards 1/22, Part of NAMM Believe in Music Week
January 19, 2021
Nancy Wilson’s ‘Fanatic’ Epiphone Guitar Available Now; Honoree of 2021 She Rocks Awards 1/22, Part of NAMM Believe in Music Week

This Friday, Jan. 22, Nancy Wilson of Heart will be among the list of honorees of the 2021 She Rocks Awards. The ceremony, which usually takes place at the NAMM...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nandi Bushell Wished Jimmy Page a Happy Birthday with a Looping Cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’
January 11, 2021
Nandi Bushell Wished Jimmy Page a Happy Birthday with a Looping Cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’

This past Saturday, Jan. 9, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page celebrated his 77th birthday — and Nandi Bushell, the 10-year-old multi-instrumentalist whose series of YouTube videos have become international sensations...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs from Musicians With Punctuation (or Symbols) in Their Names
January 8, 2021
Top 11 Songs from Musicians With Punctuation (or Symbols) in Their Names

“Punctuation: The difference between knowing your shit and knowing you’re shit.”  “Take Me Away” by Blue Öyster Cult Blue Öyster Cult is one of the first bands to use an umlaut,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Reiterates Safety Precautions Ahead of ‘KISS 2020 Goodbye’ New Year’s Eve Live Stream Event from Dubai
December 28, 2020
KISS Reiterates Safety Precautions Ahead of ‘KISS 2020 Goodbye’ New Year’s Eve Live Stream Event from Dubai

KISS recently detailed its massive plans to give 2020 the send-off it deserves: An explosive, pay-per-view concert streaming event titled KISS 2020 Goodbye. The legendary hard-rock band wants to help everybody...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020
December 22, 2020
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2021 (and hopefully a return to our “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic made impossible...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gordon Lightfoot on ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ Documentary, Live Stream Concert 12/18 and the Long Road He’s Traveled (The Interview)
December 8, 2020
Gordon Lightfoot on ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ Documentary, Live Stream Concert 12/18 and the Long Road He’s Traveled (The Interview)

“Well, I don’t really like to remember,” legendary songwriter Gordon Lightfoot confesses at the outset of our conversation, and it hangs in the air for a bit, mostly owing to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jon Bon Jovi Drops Surprise ‘Jon Bon Jovi Christmas’ EP — Listen
December 7, 2020
Jon Bon Jovi Drops Surprise ‘Jon Bon Jovi Christmas’ EP — Listen

Jon Bon Jovi has a special holiday season treat for you: A new, three-song EP that he surprise-released to digital streaming platforms on Monday: An early gift from me to...

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 | Suzi Quatro’s Warm Holiday Greeting: Watch a New Video for ‘My Heart And Soul (I Need You Home For Christmas)’
December 4, 2020
Suzi Quatro’s Warm Holiday Greeting: Watch a New Video for ‘My Heart And Soul (I Need You Home For Christmas)’

On Friday, Suzi Quatro — known in music history as the first “breakout” female bass player to become a bona fide “rock star” with a string of international hits in the 1970s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Todd Rundgren Details 2021 ‘Clearly Human’ Multi-City Virtual Tour (Tickets On Sale Now)
December 3, 2020
Todd Rundgren Details 2021 ‘Clearly Human’ Multi-City Virtual Tour (Tickets On Sale Now)

Leave it to Todd Rundgren to continually find ways to do new things, even in an era of extreme uncertainty and frustration caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday, the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | In Appreciation of The Matches’ 2003 Song ‘December is for Cynics,’ Truly the Anthem for the Final Month of 2020
December 1, 2020
In Appreciation of The Matches’ 2003 Song ‘December is for Cynics,’ Truly the Anthem for the Final Month of 2020

The original version of this article was written in December of 2020 — a year later, The Matches guitarist/vocalist Shawn Harris appeared on the Chris Demakes A Podcast, hosted by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Plastic Hearts,’ Miley Cyrus’ Dynamic New Album ft. Joan Jett, Stevie Nicks, Dua Lipa & Billy Idol (Listen)
November 27, 2020
Out Now: ‘Plastic Hearts,’ Miley Cyrus’ Dynamic New Album ft. Joan Jett, Stevie Nicks, Dua Lipa & Billy Idol (Listen)

Don’t expect Miley Cyrus to cater to your expectations. The former Disney Channel star has put in work over the years to distance herself from her Hannah Montana days, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bon Jovi Streaming Special ‘On A Night Like This’ Concert Film on Facebook 11/27
November 23, 2020
Bon Jovi Streaming Special ‘On A Night Like This’ Concert Film on Facebook 11/27

This upcoming Friday, Nov. 27, unwind after the Thanksgiving holiday — safely — by staying in and watching On a Night Like This – Bon Jovi 2020, a special new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greg Lake ‘Anthology’ CD/Vinyl Out 11/20; Watch a Restored ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’ Video in 4K/HD
November 17, 2020
Greg Lake ‘Anthology’ CD/Vinyl Out 11/20; Watch a Restored ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’ Video in 4K/HD

“I Believe in Father Christmas,” the 1975 single from Emerson, Lake & Palmer and King Crimson co-founder Greg Lake that was an international success, is an enduring classic — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors Launch Weekly YouTube Series of Unseen Archival Videos, a Fundraiser for NIVA & #SaveOurStages
November 13, 2020
The Doors Launch Weekly YouTube Series of Unseen Archival Videos, a Fundraiser for NIVA & #SaveOurStages

The Doors wouldn’t have become The Doors — the esteemed Los Angeles psychedelic/rock outfit that earned its stripes playing infamous venues up and down the Sunset Strip — without those...

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 | Hear ‘Watching the Planes Go By,’ One of the Earliest Elton John + Bernie Taupin Songs (‘Jewel Box’ Out 11/13)
November 6, 2020
Hear ‘Watching the Planes Go By,’ One of the Earliest Elton John + Bernie Taupin Songs (‘Jewel Box’ Out 11/13)

“Watching the Planes Go By” is one of the earliest known musical collaborations between Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin. Recorded on Feb. 6, 1968, the song has been unearthed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win ‘Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics,’ Her New Coffee Table Book
November 3, 2020
(ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win ‘Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics,’ Her New Coffee Table Book

The entry period for this giveaway has closed. Thank you! Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics is a new coffee table book that looks to be the definitive story...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Sir Sean Connery, the First Actor to Bring James Bond to the Big Screen: 1930-2020
October 31, 2020
Rest in Peace Sir Sean Connery, the First Actor to Bring James Bond to the Big Screen: 1930-2020

On Saturday morning, the BBC sent along the unfortunate news that beloved Scottish actor Sean Connery has passed away at the age of 90. The BBC noted that Connery passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson Pushed Back to August 2021 Release
October 28, 2020
Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson Pushed Back to August 2021 Release

Respect, the anticipated biopic telling the larger-than-life tale of legendary singer Aretha Franklin, has officially been delayed an additional seven months, with MGM/United Artists pushing its scheduled release back from...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 10/28: Watch ‘A Very Brady Musical,’ a Virtual Benefit Reading ft. Music/Lyrics by Hope & Laurence Juber
October 22, 2020
10/28: Watch ‘A Very Brady Musical,’ a Virtual Benefit Reading ft. Music/Lyrics by Hope & Laurence Juber

On Wednesday, Oct. 28, don’t miss a special “virtual benefit reading” of A Very Brady Musical, a book from Lloyd J. Schwartz and Hope Juber, carried out by a host...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dolly Parton Made Stephen Colbert Cry By Singing ‘Bury Me Beneath the Willow’ on ‘The Late Show’
October 21, 2020
Dolly Parton Made Stephen Colbert Cry By Singing ‘Bury Me Beneath the Willow’ on ‘The Late Show’

Dolly Parton is a national treasure. On Tuesday night, the living legend made an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Most of her video chat focused on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting Oasis’ 1995 Album with Those Who Should Know
October 14, 2020
‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting Oasis’ 1995 Album with Those Who Should Know

(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?, the second album from Oasis released to the masses in 1995, celebrated its 25th anniversary in early October. After bursting onto the British music scene...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Portugal. The Man + ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s New ‘Who’s Gonna Stop Me’ Video for Indigenous Peoples’ Day
October 12, 2020
Watch Portugal. The Man + ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s New ‘Who’s Gonna Stop Me’ Video for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

On Monday, Portugal. the Man shared a new song, “Who’s Gonna Stop Me.” The GRAMMY-winning indie/rock/pop band, which for years maintained a dedicated audience and critical acclaim before scoring a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Dozens of Musicians Join Together for ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps,’ Benefiting Music Education in Public Schools
October 8, 2020
Hear Dozens of Musicians Join Together for ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps,’ Benefiting Music Education in Public Schools

“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” is largely considered one of the best and most beloved songs The Beatles ever released — and it’s the focus of a new charitable endeavor...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Stephen Stills and Billy Porter Update a Classic with ‘For What It’s Worth (Something Happening Here Remix)’
October 6, 2020
Hear Stephen Stills and Billy Porter Update a Classic with ‘For What It’s Worth (Something Happening Here Remix)’

On Tuesday, legendary singer/songwriter Stephen Stills and actor/singer Billy Porter shared an updated version of “For What It’s Worth,” Stills’ classic with Buffalo Springfield. The aptly titled “For What It’s...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Oasis ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting 1995 Opus with New Noel Gallagher Interview
October 2, 2020
Oasis ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting 1995 Opus with New Noel Gallagher Interview

25 years ago today, Oasis released (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?, the second studio album from the Britpop band helmed by feisty brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher. (Click here to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Bon Jovi Returns with Timely New Album ‘2020,’ a Reactionary Response to a Year of Chaos (Listen/Buy)
October 2, 2020
Out Now: Bon Jovi Returns with Timely New Album ‘2020,’ a Reactionary Response to a Year of Chaos (Listen/Buy)

2020 has been a year of frustration, confusion and tumult — and it’s sparked a creative burst from Bon Jovi, which returned on Friday with a new album titled, simply...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/2: Queen + Adam Lambert, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters, Dawes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, William Shatner, Corey Taylor
September 28, 2020
New Music Out 10/2: Queen + Adam Lambert, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters, Dawes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, William Shatner, Corey Taylor

This Friday, Oct. 2 brings another batch of notable new music releases spanning genres and decades. It includes the first-ever live album from Queen + Adam Lambert, a new blues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nick Mason Q&A: Unearthing Early-Era Pink Floyd with His Saucerful of Secrets, Meeting the Beatles in 1967 & More
September 23, 2020
Nick Mason Q&A: Unearthing Early-Era Pink Floyd with His Saucerful of Secrets, Meeting the Beatles in 1967 & More

Dark Side of The Moon is the album that ushered Pink Floyd into superstardom in America and their early work, with songs recorded by the first incarnation of the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival ‘Let the Music Play On’ Charity Stream Set for 10/3 (Lineup/Details)
September 22, 2020
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival ‘Let the Music Play On’ Charity Stream Set for 10/3 (Lineup/Details)

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, the annual San Francisco festival that is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2020, saw its in-person event cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic — only to announce...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleet Foxes: New Album ‘Shore’ + Film Arriving 9/22 at 9:31 a.m. ET, Coinciding with the Autumnal Equinox
September 21, 2020
Fleet Foxes: New Album ‘Shore’ + Film Arriving 9/22 at 9:31 a.m. ET, Coinciding with the Autumnal Equinox

There will be a new Fleet Foxes album released this week — but not on Friday, mind you. No, the indie/rock band isn’t adhering to the “normal” way of doing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, More
September 11, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, 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 | Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Play ‘Jeepster’ for James Corden (from the New Marc Bolan/T. Rex Tribute Album)
September 11, 2020
Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Play ‘Jeepster’ for James Corden (from the New Marc Bolan/T. Rex Tribute Album)

On Sept. 4, a star-studded new tribute album honoring the late Marc Bolan and T. Rex was released — and Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex...

Rock Cellar Magazine | About
September 10, 2020
About

Rock Cellar – THE Online Resource and Community for Music Enthusiasts and Musicians Alike Lisa and Michael were born in the 60s and live in Los Angeles. They’ve always loved...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Life of a Match: Preview ‘Bleeding Audio,’ a New Doc Chronicling the Rise and Fall of Mid-2000s Band The Matches
September 3, 2020
The Life of a Match: Preview ‘Bleeding Audio,’ a New Doc Chronicling the Rise and Fall of Mid-2000s Band The Matches

The Matches are a four-piece band out of Northern California that emerged in the early 2000s with an offbeat style of pop/punk that landed them a deal with Epitaph Records...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Disney’s ‘Mulan’: Here’s How to Watch the Anticipated New Film, Out 9/4 on Disney Plus ‘Premier Access’
September 3, 2020
Disney’s ‘Mulan’: Here’s How to Watch the Anticipated New Film, Out 9/4 on Disney Plus ‘Premier Access’

After being delayed a handful of times by the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney’s live-action remake of its 1998 animated film Mulan will be available Friday, Sept. 4 via Disney Plus —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Weekend: Watch Outside Lands’ ‘Inside Lands’ Virtual Festival w/ Gorillaz, Jack White, Haim, Leon Bridges, Brittany Howard, More
August 28, 2020
This Weekend: Watch Outside Lands’ ‘Inside Lands’ Virtual Festival w/ Gorillaz, Jack White, Haim, Leon Bridges, Brittany Howard, More

In early August, the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival announced that its 2020 festival at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park was officially cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tonight 8/27: Watch a Fundraising Live Stream Concert from Richie Furay from His House, Benefiting NIVA, The Guitar Center Foundation and More
August 27, 2020
Tonight 8/27: Watch a Fundraising Live Stream Concert from Richie Furay from His House, Benefiting NIVA, The Guitar Center Foundation and More

On Thursday, Aug. 27, Richie Furay — noted singer/songwriter known for his timeless contributions with Buffalo Springfield, Poco and a number of different musical projects — will host a special...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Masked Jon Bon Jovi Wander an Empty, COVID-19 Affected NYC in Bon Jovi’s New ‘Do What You Can’ Video
August 25, 2020
Watch a Masked Jon Bon Jovi Wander an Empty, COVID-19 Affected NYC in Bon Jovi’s New ‘Do What You Can’ Video

These are trying times, to say the least, the entire country still very much wrapped up in the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions it’s placed on everything — but there’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Cellar Independent Artist  Spotlight: Songwriter/Producer/Multi-Instrumentalist Dan Franklin
August 19, 2020
Rock Cellar Independent Artist Spotlight: Songwriter/Producer/Multi-Instrumentalist Dan Franklin

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 8/19: Watch Jetstream Summer Fest, a Live Stream Concert Event Featuring Local Musicians at Airports Throughout North America (and Special Guest Kenny Loggins)
August 18, 2020
8/19: Watch Jetstream Summer Fest, a Live Stream Concert Event Featuring Local Musicians at Airports Throughout North America (and Special Guest Kenny Loggins)

Jetstream Summer Fest is a special multi-hour live stream event scheduled for this Wednesday, Aug. 19, combining the efforts of local musicians and airports across North America — a much-needed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 8/21: Stars Joining Forces for ‘A Song For Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer’ Tribute Live Stream for Charity
August 18, 2020
8/21: Stars Joining Forces for ‘A Song For Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer’ Tribute Live Stream for Charity

This Friday, Aug. 21, a number of notable music and entertainment acts will take part in A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer, a live stream event...

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 | Joe Biden Selects Senator Kamala Harris as Running Mate
August 11, 2020
Joe Biden Selects Senator Kamala Harris as Running Mate

With the presidential election coming up on Nov. 3, Joe Biden has officially announced California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate in his bid to unseat Donald Trump. Said...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Morrison Hotel Gallery ‘(De)Tour’ 8/15: Ringo Starr, Slash, Linda Perry, John Oates, Sean Lennon, More Playing Virtual Festival for MusiCares/NIVA
August 10, 2020
Morrison Hotel Gallery ‘(De)Tour’ 8/15: Ringo Starr, Slash, Linda Perry, John Oates, Sean Lennon, More Playing Virtual Festival for MusiCares/NIVA

This upcoming Saturday, Aug. 15, a can’t-miss assortment of music icons will gather — remotely, of course — for (De)Tour, a special fundraising virtual charity festival benefiting MusiCares and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Documentary about CREEM Magazine Available Now (Watch a Trailer)
August 8, 2020
New Documentary about CREEM Magazine Available Now (Watch a Trailer)

Remember CREEM Magazine? There’s a brand new documentary out now telling the magazine’s story, from filmmaker Scott Crawford.  Here’s a nice trailer: $9.99 unlocks the stream of the entire film,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Bon Iver: Listen to ‘AUATC,’ ft. Bruce Springsteen, Jenny Lewis and More
August 5, 2020
New from Bon Iver: Listen to ‘AUATC,’ ft. Bruce Springsteen, Jenny Lewis and More

“AUATC” is short for “Ate Up All Their Cake,” and it’s the title of a new song from Justin Vernon and indie/rock veterans Bon Iver. Premiered on Wednesday, the song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Portland Protests: Fighting Fascism?  Or Malicious Mayhem?
July 30, 2020
The Portland Protests: Fighting Fascism? Or Malicious Mayhem?

A Note from Rock Cellar Magazine:  Rock Cellar has always been about bringing you the latest news and information that’s going on in the world (and not just the rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lolla2020: Watch the Official Lollapalooza Virtual Festival, Featuring 150+ Performances/Appearances — Streaming on YouTube 7/30 – 8/2
July 29, 2020
Lolla2020: Watch the Official Lollapalooza Virtual Festival, Featuring 150+ Performances/Appearances — Streaming on YouTube 7/30 – 8/2

In non-pandemic circumstances, the Lollapalooza Music and Arts Festival would be taking place this weekend. Instead, the mega-fest announced a significant “virtual event” in its place — one calling on...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lollapalooza Launching Free, Four-Day ‘Lolla2020’ Virtual Festival, Streaming 150+ Performances/Appearances on YouTube 7/30-8/2
July 27, 2020
Lollapalooza Launching Free, Four-Day ‘Lolla2020’ Virtual Festival, Streaming 150+ Performances/Appearances on YouTube 7/30-8/2

Like so much else in 2020, there will be no Lollapalooza due to the COVID-19 pandemic — but on Monday, the mega-fest announced plans for an extravagant streaming festival in...

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 | Daniel Gallagher Discusses Rory Gallagher’s ‘Blues’ – the Best and Rarest Blues Compilation Album from the Late Irish Guitar Icon
July 23, 2020
Daniel Gallagher Discusses Rory Gallagher’s ‘Blues’ – the Best and Rarest Blues Compilation Album from the Late Irish Guitar Icon

Legendary Irish guitarist, the late Rory Gallagher, is the subject of Blues, a deluxe 3-CD set exploring his immersion in that time honored musical idiom. The compilation was released in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Bon Jovi: 2020’ with Two New Songs, Including ‘Do What You Can’ — Album Out 10/2 (Listen/Preorder)
July 23, 2020
Preview ‘Bon Jovi: 2020’ with Two New Songs, Including ‘Do What You Can’ — Album Out 10/2 (Listen/Preorder)

Bon Jovi premiered a new song this week, and “Do What You Can” is very much a snapshot of life in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. The song’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Three Days Grace Gave Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ a Sludgy, Grungy Makeover (Listen)
July 22, 2020
Three Days Grace Gave Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ a Sludgy, Grungy Makeover (Listen)

Remember “Somebody That I Used to Know,” the breakout, smash-hit single from Australian musician Gotye (featured on his 2012 album Making Mirrors, available at this link from the Rock Cellar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Marley Documentary ‘Marley’ Screening 7/31 in Virtual and Traditional Movie Theaters as Part of #Marley75 Celebrations
July 20, 2020
Bob Marley Documentary ‘Marley’ Screening 7/31 in Virtual and Traditional Movie Theaters as Part of #Marley75 Celebrations

Originally released in 2012, Marley is a documentary film chronicling the life, career and legacy of reggae/cultural legend Bob Marley. The film will be re-released in virtual cinemas and traditional...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Travis Premieres New Video for ‘Valentine,’ Directed by Front Man Fran Healy (Watch)
July 15, 2020
Travis Premieres New Video for ‘Valentine,’ Directed by Front Man Fran Healy (Watch)

Last week, acclaimed Scottish rock band Travis debuted a new song, “Valentine,” a preview of the group’s upcoming album, 10 Songs. On Wednesday, the band premiered a music video for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Racism
July 9, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Racism

This month’s Top 11 concerns racism — and, specifically, some of the most notable songs to tackle the complicated subject over the years.  “Hollywood folks like to believe they are...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Travis: Stream ‘Valentine,’ from Scottish Band’s New Album ’10 Songs’ Due Out 10/9
July 8, 2020
New from Travis: Stream ‘Valentine,’ from Scottish Band’s New Album ’10 Songs’ Due Out 10/9

Travis, the Glasgow-based band that formed in 1990 and was instrumental in inspiring later acts such as Keane and Coldplay, will release a new album, 10 Songs, on Oct. 9...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica: All Within My Hands Foundation to Provide $295,000 in Relief Grants to Five Organizations Battling COVID-19
July 8, 2020
Metallica: All Within My Hands Foundation to Provide $295,000 in Relief Grants to Five Organizations Battling COVID-19

Through its All Within My Hands Foundation, Metallica has maintained a vibrant and active role in helping the community through various hardships in recent years. The latest is the COVID-19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Rescheduled North American Dates for Summer 2021
July 1, 2020
Hella Mega Tour: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Rescheduled North American Dates for Summer 2021

This summer was supposed to see Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy join forces for the Hella Mega Tour, a gigantic outdoor outing that was postponed, like so many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Powerful New Music Video for ‘No Woman, No Cry’ in Memory of Bob Marley for His 75th Birthday
July 1, 2020
Watch a Powerful New Music Video for ‘No Woman, No Cry’ in Memory of Bob Marley for His 75th Birthday

Aug. 6 marks the 75th birthday of Bob Marley, and though the influential reggae singer/cultural icon passed away in 1981, his legend lives on today. Today, July 1 happens to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch The Rolling Stones ‘Havana Moon’ Concert Film at Drive-in Theaters Beginning 7/10
June 30, 2020
Catch The Rolling Stones ‘Havana Moon’ Concert Film at Drive-in Theaters Beginning 7/10

Beginning July 10, drive-in movie theaters across the United States and Canada will host a special screening engagement of The Rolling Stones: Havana Moon, a production of a Stones gig...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Khruangbin Adds to its Globally-Inspired Musical Brew with New Album ‘Mordechai,’ Pushing the Musical Bliss to the Next Level (Listen)
June 26, 2020
Khruangbin Adds to its Globally-Inspired Musical Brew with New Album ‘Mordechai,’ Pushing the Musical Bliss to the Next Level (Listen)

Trying to pin down Khruangbin is a fool’s errand. The Houston-based trio defies genre classification, and has throughout its career to date. Mordechai, the band’s new album released on Friday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Petition Was Launched to Replace Minnesota’s Columbus Statue with a Prince Statue
June 23, 2020
A Petition Was Launched to Replace Minnesota’s Columbus Statue with a Prince Statue

A petition has been launched by a group in Minnesota calling for the removal of a statue honoring Christopher Columbus located at the state capitol — suggesting it be replaced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rescheduled 2021 Dates for the Stadium Tour with Motley Crue/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Announced
June 18, 2020
Rescheduled 2021 Dates for the Stadium Tour with Motley Crue/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Announced

This summer’s planned Stadium Tour, a mega-ticket featuring iconic rock bands Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, was going to be epic — but fans will have to wait one more...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bristol, UK Band Idles Announces New LP ‘Ultra Mono,’ Premieres Intense, Gritty Video for ‘Grounds’
June 16, 2020
Bristol, UK Band Idles Announces New LP ‘Ultra Mono,’ Premieres Intense, Gritty Video for ‘Grounds’

Idles has earned a reputation in recent years, the Bristol, UK band’s in-your-face lyrical urgency and aggression and penchant for mind-blowing live performances earning the group legions of dedicated fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andrew McMahon Playing Drive-In Concerts 7/10-7/11 to Mark 15th Anniversary of Jack’s Mannequin ‘Everything in Transit’ (Live Stream Available)
June 16, 2020
Andrew McMahon Playing Drive-In Concerts 7/10-7/11 to Mark 15th Anniversary of Jack’s Mannequin ‘Everything in Transit’ (Live Stream Available)

We’ve begun seeing musical artists venture into uncharted territory in an effort to return to live music in the COVID-19 era, and on July 10 and 11, Andrew McMahon will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 Academy Awards Pushed Back from February to April Due to COVID-19
June 15, 2020
2021 Academy Awards Pushed Back from February to April Due to COVID-19

Monday afternoon brought big news from Hollywood — not surprising news, but news nonetheless, regarding the 2021 Academy Awards: They will now take place on April 25, rather than the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Liverpool/Beatles Landmark Penny Lane ‘In Danger of Being Renamed’ Due to Possible Slavery Connection
June 15, 2020
Liverpool/Beatles Landmark Penny Lane ‘In Danger of Being Renamed’ Due to Possible Slavery Connection

Penny Lane, a street in Liverpool, England that became a landmark once The Beatles used the street as the basis of a 1967 single, has found itself the subject of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dalai Lama Releasing ‘Inner World,’ an Album of Teachings and Mantras, in July for His 85th Birthday
June 9, 2020
Dalai Lama Releasing ‘Inner World,’ an Album of Teachings and Mantras, in July for His 85th Birthday

Something about the sentence “The Dalai Lama is releasing an album” sounds amazing, doesn’t it? On July 6, the Dalai Lama will release Inner World, a collection of teachings and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Steve Priest of The Sweet: 1948-2020
June 4, 2020
Rest in Peace, Steve Priest of The Sweet: 1948-2020

Steve Priest, a founding member and bassist of the English glam-rock band The Sweet, has passed away at the age of 72. The news was confirmed on Thursday by the...

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 | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Beat Club 4/21/72’ Friday 5/22, Dead & Company Madison Square Garden 10/31/2019 on Saturday 5/23
May 22, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Beat Club 4/21/72’ Friday 5/22, Dead & Company Madison Square Garden 10/31/2019 on Saturday 5/23

As has been the case for most weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, this weekend will bring with it marquee streaming opportunities for Grateful Dead fans looking for something to watch...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Officially Postpone North American Tour Due to COVID-19
May 20, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Officially Postpone North American Tour Due to COVID-19

Guns N’ Roses have officially postponed their scheduled North American tour dates for the summer of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was announced on Wednesday via the band‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour with Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy Postponed Until 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 19, 2020
Hella Mega Tour with Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy Postponed Until 2021 Due to COVID-19

This summer was to be a busy one for Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy, the trio of gigantic alt/rock/punk bands having joined forces for the Hella Mega Tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Fire
May 12, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Fire

“I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn’t park anywhere near the place.” – Steven Wright  Honorable Mention: “Play With Fire” by the Rolling Stones “Play With...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Annette Walter-Lax on Being with Keith Moon During ‘The Last Four Years’ of the Drummer’s Life
May 12, 2020
Q&A: Annette Walter-Lax on Being with Keith Moon During ‘The Last Four Years’ of the Drummer’s Life

The Who‘s Keith Moon is routinely championed as one of music’s most explosive and creative drummers in rock and roll. His exploits away from the drum kit are legendary, whether...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Cancel European Tour Due to COVID-19 Concerns
May 11, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Cancel European Tour Due to COVID-19 Concerns

To the surprise of nobody given the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, Guns N’ Roses will not be partaking in their previously scheduled European tour for the coming weeks. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Legendary Guitarist Steve Hackett Readying Autobiography, ‘A Genesis In My Bed,’ for July 2020 Release
May 7, 2020
Legendary Guitarist Steve Hackett Readying Autobiography, ‘A Genesis In My Bed,’ for July 2020 Release

It’s been a long time coming, but renowned guitarist Steve Hackett will (finally) release his autobiography this coming July. Titled A Genesis In My Bed, it promises to be an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rise Up New York!’ COVID-19 Telethon to Air 5/11, ft. Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Sting, Mariah Carey and More
May 4, 2020
‘Rise Up New York!’ COVID-19 Telethon to Air 5/11, ft. Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Sting, Mariah Carey and More

On Monday, May 11, another star-studded COVID-19 fundraising effort will take place, and Rise Up New York! will feature participation from a number of big-name music and entertainer acts. Via...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Marianne Faithfull Home Recovering After 22-Day Battle with COVID-19, Thanks NHS for Saving Her Life
April 23, 2020
Marianne Faithfull Home Recovering After 22-Day Battle with COVID-19, Thanks NHS for Saving Her Life

After a 22-day stint in the hospital battling symptoms associated with COVID-19, legendary English singer/musician Marianne Faithfull is home resting and recuperating from her ordeal. Faithfull’s social media channels provided...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don’t Miss Legendary Rock Photographer Henry Diltz on the Morrison Hotel Gallery’s ‘Behind the Lens’ Livestream on Instagram Thurs. 4/23
April 22, 2020
Don’t Miss Legendary Rock Photographer Henry Diltz on the Morrison Hotel Gallery’s ‘Behind the Lens’ Livestream on Instagram Thurs. 4/23

Henry Diltz has stories — and tomorrow, Thursday, April 23, the renowned rock and roll photographer known for some of the most timeless photos in music history will share them...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, More Added to ‘One World: Together At Home’ Stream 4/18 from Global Citizen + WHO for COVID-19 Relief
April 17, 2020
Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, More Added to ‘One World: Together At Home’ Stream 4/18 from Global Citizen + WHO for COVID-19 Relief

Tomorrow, April 18, Global Citizen and the World Health Organization in association with Lady Gaga will present One World: Together At Home, a streaming concert event raising funds for the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Doctors
April 15, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Doctors

“My doctor told me to stop having in,timate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” – Orson Welles “Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)” by Robert Palmer...

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 | Sturgill Simpson Relays Story of Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis, Frustrating Attempts to Get Tested
April 13, 2020
Sturgill Simpson Relays Story of Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis, Frustrating Attempts to Get Tested

Acclaimed songwriter/singer Sturgill Simpson posted a message on his Instagram account over the weekend confirming that he is currently recovering after testing positive for the coronavirus. It was Sturgill’s path...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘At Home with Farm Aid’ 4/11: Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews, Benefiting Family Farmers Affected by COVID-19
April 8, 2020
‘At Home with Farm Aid’ 4/11: Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews, Benefiting Family Farmers Affected by COVID-19

On Saturday, April 11 — this Saturday! — AXS TV will air At Home with Farm Aid, a very special event put on by Willie Nelson and his sons, Lukas...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stop What You’re Doing and Celebrate Rex Manning Day in Honor of ‘Empire Records’
April 8, 2020
Stop What You’re Doing and Celebrate Rex Manning Day in Honor of ‘Empire Records’

It’s that time of year again — a day, April 8, set aside to come together as a people and celebrate that time-honored tradition … that’s right, it’s Rex Manning...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Global Citizen + WHO Announce ‘One World: Together at Home’ Streaming Concert Event 4/18 Benefiting COVID-19 Fight
April 6, 2020
Global Citizen + WHO Announce ‘One World: Together at Home’ Streaming Concert Event 4/18 Benefiting COVID-19 Fight

On Saturday, April 18, a number of the world’s biggest entertainers will join forces for One World: Together at Home, a streaming concert event put on by Global Citizen and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | America Releasing ‘Half Century’ 8-Disc Box Set Commemorating 50th Anniversary (Video)
April 6, 2020
America Releasing ‘Half Century’ 8-Disc Box Set Commemorating 50th Anniversary (Video)

America, the band formed in 1970 by Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek and Gerry Beckley, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year — and the band will celebrate the milestone in June...

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 | Rest in Peace, Legendary Jazz Pianist + Educator Ellis Marsalis Jr. (1934-2020)
April 2, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Jazz Pianist + Educator Ellis Marsalis Jr. (1934-2020)

News came down on Wednesday that noted Jazz pianist and New Orleans icon Ellis Marsalis Jr. had passed away at the age of 85, with the New York Times reporting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dolly Parton Will Read Us All Bedtime Stories with New ‘Goodnight with Dolly’ Video Series Starting 4/2
March 31, 2020
Dolly Parton Will Read Us All Bedtime Stories with New ‘Goodnight with Dolly’ Video Series Starting 4/2

How’d you like to have Dolly Parton read your children bedtime stories? That sounds pretty comforting, especially in the confusing age of the coronavirus pandemic, and it’s exactly what the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl and the Tale of Following Pantera at Ozzfest, a Road Trip for the Ages and Losing His Wallet in Barstow
March 30, 2020
Dave Grohl and the Tale of Following Pantera at Ozzfest, a Road Trip for the Ages and Losing His Wallet in Barstow

A new installment of the DavesTrueStories Instagram account, set up by Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl recently as a means of entertaining the masses (useful now during the coronavirus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals Officially Postponed Due to Coronavirus, New Dates in October 2020
March 10, 2020
Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals Officially Postponed Due to Coronavirus, New Dates in October 2020

UPDATE: The 2020 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach Festival have been postponed until October. A message from Goldenvoice came through on Tuesday afternoon: At the direction of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 320 Festival, ‘A Mental Health Movement,’ Coming 5/9 in L.A.: Q&A with Talinda Bennington, Widow of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington
March 10, 2020
320 Festival, ‘A Mental Health Movement,’ Coming 5/9 in L.A.: Q&A with Talinda Bennington, Widow of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington

On May 9, the 320 Festival will take place at L.A. Live in Los Angeles in hopes of advancing the conversation about mental health through face-to-face meetings with non-profit organizations,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Postpones First Leg of ‘Gigaton’ Tour Due to Coronavirus
March 10, 2020
Pearl Jam Postpones First Leg of ‘Gigaton’ Tour Due to Coronavirus

The growing global concern over the spread of the coronavirus has prompted several big announcements in the music scene this week already — and on Monday night, Pearl Jam postponed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Actor Max von Sydow (1929-2020)
March 9, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Actor Max von Sydow (1929-2020)

On Monday, it was confirmed by Variety that iconic actor Max von Sydow had passed away over the weekend at the age of 90. Known for his many roles in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | South By Southwest (SXSW) Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns
March 6, 2020
South By Southwest (SXSW) Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Ongoing fears and concern regarding the spread of the coronavirus has prompted the city of Austin, Texas to cancel this year’s South By Southwest conference, the annual meet-up of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jewel Premieres ‘No More Tears’ Video, Supporting New Youth Homelessness Documentary ‘Lost in America’ (In Theaters Now)
March 5, 2020
Jewel Premieres ‘No More Tears’ Video, Supporting New Youth Homelessness Documentary ‘Lost in America’ (In Theaters Now)

Before breaking into the music scene with her standout 1995 debut album Pieces of You, singer/songwriter Jewel experienced the hardship of homelessness firsthand — and it’s due in part to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins Playing Intimate Venues with ‘Heavier Rock Sets’ on ‘Rock Invasion 2’ Spring Tour
March 2, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Playing Intimate Venues with ‘Heavier Rock Sets’ on ‘Rock Invasion 2’ Spring Tour

Billy Corgan may have recently released a solo album separate from the Smashing Pumpkins name, but he and his esteemed (and reunited) ’90s alt/rock act will head back out on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Four Year Strong Still as Revved-Up As Ever with New Album ‘Brain Pain’ — Listen
February 28, 2020
Four Year Strong Still as Revved-Up As Ever with New Album ‘Brain Pain’ — Listen

The end of the “oughts,” a.k.a the years between 2007 and 2010, were heady ones for pop-punk. The Vans Warped Tour was still very much a yearly obligation for many...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judas Priest Details ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Anniversary Tour for Fall 2020
February 24, 2020
Judas Priest Details ’50 Heavy Metal Years’ Anniversary Tour for Fall 2020

Legendary English heavy metal band Judas Priest formed in 1969, and the group will commemorate five decades of activity with the 50 Heavy Metal Years tour scheduled for Fall 2020...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Next Big Thing Submit Application
February 12, 2020
The Next Big Thing Submit Application

ROCK CELLAR’S THE NEXT BIG THING ARTIST SUBMISSIONS COMPETITION POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 — STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER DETAILS Apply Rules & Regulations FAQs Do you think you have what...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins Tapped as Special Guests for Select Dates of Guns N’ Roses’ 2020 Tour
February 6, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Tapped as Special Guests for Select Dates of Guns N’ Roses’ 2020 Tour

Guns N’ Roses recently announced plans for a series of stadium concerts in 2020, as their ongoing reunion festivities continue into the new decade. On Thursday, it was announced that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Make an Effort to Catch Mongolian Folk/Metal Band The Hu on the Road in 2020 (New Dates)
February 5, 2020
Make an Effort to Catch Mongolian Folk/Metal Band The Hu on the Road in 2020 (New Dates)

Watching a set from Mongolian folk/metal band The Hu is unlike any other you’ve seen — and if you haven’t yet experienced the group live, you’ll have another opportunity in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson Premieres New Video for ‘Once Were Brothers,’ Directed by Kevin Kerslake (Watch)
February 5, 2020
Robbie Robertson Premieres New Video for ‘Once Were Brothers,’ Directed by Kevin Kerslake (Watch)

It’s been more than two decades since Robbie Robertson released an official music video, but on Wednesday the legendary songwriter/guitarist known for his work with the Band premiered a clip...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Julian Lennon Reveals Cancer Scare, Uses Experience to Motivate Others to ‘Take Time Out For Yourself’
February 4, 2020
Julian Lennon Reveals Cancer Scare, Uses Experience to Motivate Others to ‘Take Time Out For Yourself’

Today, Feb. 4., is World Cancer Day. It’s a day led by the Union for International Cancer Control, an opportunity for us all to come together in the continued efforts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Urges Fans to Oppose Mike Love’s Beach Boys Gig at a Trophy Hunting Convention This Week
February 3, 2020
Brian Wilson Urges Fans to Oppose Mike Love’s Beach Boys Gig at a Trophy Hunting Convention This Week

The Beach Boys have a concert scheduled in Reno, Nevada this Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the Safari Club International Convention.  It’s Mike Love’s touring ensemble scheduled to perform, though, not...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Plot Massive Global Stadium Tour for 2020
February 3, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Plot Massive Global Stadium Tour for 2020

It doesn’t seem too long ago that the thought of any Guns N’ Roses tours — especially any involving Axl Rose and Slash together on stage — was little more...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The NAMM Show 2020: Highlights from Days 1 and 2
January 21, 2020
The NAMM Show 2020: Highlights from Days 1 and 2

Rock Cellar contributor George. A. Paul recalls some of the standout moments from his time at the NAMM Show 2020 this past weekend in Anaheim …  From new product innovations...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Donating Royalties of New Song ‘Oh Yeah!,’ Which Samples Joan Jett’s Cover of Gary Glitter’s ‘Do You Wanna Touch Me’
January 21, 2020
Green Day Donating Royalties of New Song ‘Oh Yeah!,’ Which Samples Joan Jett’s Cover of Gary Glitter’s ‘Do You Wanna Touch Me’

Late last week, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame punk/alternative band Green Day premiered a new single, “Oh Yeah!,” as a preview from its anticipated new album Father of All...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2020 Oscar Nominations Unveiled: ‘Joker,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Earn Top Honors (Full Details)
January 13, 2020
2020 Oscar Nominations Unveiled: ‘Joker,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ Earn Top Honors (Full Details)

On Monday, the official 92nd Academy Awards nominations were announced, ahead of the Oscars ceremony which will air on Sunday, Feb. 9 on ABC. Leading the pack in terms of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Zac Brown Band Announces 2020 ‘Roar with the Lions’ Tour, Promising a ‘Genre-Crossing’ Musical Experience
January 9, 2020
Zac Brown Band Announces 2020 ‘Roar with the Lions’ Tour, Promising a ‘Genre-Crossing’ Musical Experience

The Zac Brown Band has grown beyond its distinct “country music” designation over the years, earning acclaim for its ability to attract an audience from multiple genres and fandoms. You...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica, Elton John, Others Donate in Relief of Australian Fires — And You Can, Too
January 8, 2020
Metallica, Elton John, Others Donate in Relief of Australian Fires — And You Can, Too

The fires ravaging Australia right now are devastating — with as much as one billion wild animals feared dead so far, not to mention extensive damage to a huge amount...

Rock Cellar Magazine | BottleRock Napa Valley 2020: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band, Stevie Nicks Top Stacked Lineup (Details)
January 6, 2020
BottleRock Napa Valley 2020: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band, Stevie Nicks Top Stacked Lineup (Details)

BottleRock Napa Valley unveiled its 2020 lineup and plans on Monday, and the festival boasts a deep array of acts spanning genres, generations and styles. https://www.instagram.com/p/B6—JSlCzJ/ Set for Memorial Day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | More Shows Added to The Stadium Tour with Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
December 18, 2019
More Shows Added to The Stadium Tour with Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

Hope you wanted more of The Stadium Tour, the huge tour packing Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts among tens of thousands of screaming fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Motley Crue’s New Video for ‘Looks that Kill,’ Featuring Side-By-Side Footage from the Netflix Biopic ‘The Dirt’
December 13, 2019
Watch Motley Crue’s New Video for ‘Looks that Kill,’ Featuring Side-By-Side Footage from the Netflix Biopic ‘The Dirt’

Infamous Sunset Strip rockers Motley Crue are going through something of a renaissance right now, so much so that the band rose from the dead, so to speak, as part...

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 | 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 | ZZ Top Announce ‘That Little Ol’ Band From Texas’ Blu-ray/DVD Release (Preview)
December 12, 2019
ZZ Top Announce ‘That Little Ol’ Band From Texas’ Blu-ray/DVD Release (Preview)

Texas blues/rock rabblerousers ZZ Top have amassed international fame over the years as a result of their definitive Southern-fried rock and roll pedigree — and those beards, sure, but also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mongolian Folk/Metal Band The Hu Caps U.S. Tour with Help from Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix and From Ashes to New’s Danny Case (Recap)
December 11, 2019
Mongolian Folk/Metal Band The Hu Caps U.S. Tour with Help from Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix and From Ashes to New’s Danny Case (Recap)

This wasn’t a concert, it was an experience. The Hu, a captivating Mongolian folk/metal band that blends traditional throat singing with groove-oriented hard rock elements, finished a big U.S. tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Roxette Singer Marie Fredriksson (1958 – 2019)
December 10, 2019
Rest in Peace, Roxette Singer Marie Fredriksson (1958 – 2019)

Marie Fredriksson, vocalist for the Swedish pop/rock band Roxette, has passed away at the age of 61 after a battle with brain cancer. The news was posted to the band’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Suzi Quatro Premieres Sweeping Anthem ‘Heart on the Line’ — Listen
December 6, 2019
Suzi Quatro Premieres Sweeping Anthem ‘Heart on the Line’ — Listen

Earlier this year, Suzi Quatro — known in music history as the first “breakout” female bass player to become a bona fide “rock star” with a string of international hits...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Stadium Tour: Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (Ticket Details/Dates Announced)
December 4, 2019
The Stadium Tour: Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (Ticket Details/Dates Announced)

It’s here: Official word and details for the MASSIVE grouping of classic bands for a must-see Summer 2020 tour. Dubbed The Stadium Tour, it will bring together Motley Crue, Def...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lynyrd Skynyrd: 2020 ‘Last of the Street Survivors’ U.S. Tour Dates Announced
December 3, 2019
Lynyrd Skynyrd: 2020 ‘Last of the Street Survivors’ U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Lynyrd Skynyrd has been on its farewell tour for going on three years now, hoping to visit Skynyrd fans far and wide on one last go-around before retiring from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alanis Morissette Announces ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Tour with Garbage and Liz Phair; Reveals New Album Plans and New Single
December 2, 2019
Alanis Morissette Announces ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Tour with Garbage and Liz Phair; Reveals New Album Plans and New Single

Happy Monday, Alanis Morissette fans! The esteemed singer/songwriter/actress/activist revealed a ton of big news to kick off the week. First up, a new studio album titled Such Pretty Forks in...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Wants to Combat the California Wildfires, and You Can Help
November 5, 2019
Metallica Wants to Combat the California Wildfires, and You Can Help

The past few months in California have been exceptionally windy, which has led to some deadly and massively destructive wildfires stretching from Northern to Southern edges of the state —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams to Appear on Robbie Williams’ First-Ever Holiday Album ‘The Christmas Present,’ Out Nov. 22
October 18, 2019
Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams to Appear on Robbie Williams’ First-Ever Holiday Album ‘The Christmas Present,’ Out Nov. 22

English pop star Robbie Williams has done quite a bit over the years, amassing international fame first as a member of the boy band Take That before launching a solo...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles: Limited-Edition ‘The Singles Collection’ Vinyl Set Coming Nov. 22
October 16, 2019
The Beatles: Limited-Edition ‘The Singles Collection’ Vinyl Set Coming Nov. 22

Since there simply is no such thing as “too much” Beatles memorabilia for the legendary group‘s swaths of fans around the world, another new can’t-miss set is scheduled for release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Andy Summers of the Police
October 10, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Andy Summers of the Police

When Andy Summers plays guitar, you imagine his fingers dancing on the fretboard in some mad choreography of echoes, reverbs, jazzy little ghost notes and hypnotic arpeggiated chords. Spinning, jumping...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Green Day’s Quick-Blast of a New Song, ‘Fire, Ready, Aim’
October 9, 2019
Hear Green Day’s Quick-Blast of a New Song, ‘Fire, Ready, Aim’

 Bay Area punk/rock legends Green Day premiered another new song from its upcoming album, Father of All Motherfuckers, on Wednesday — and “Fire, Ready, Aim” picks up where the first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Michael Stipe’s First-Ever Solo Song, ‘Your Capricious Soul’
October 7, 2019
Hear Michael Stipe’s First-Ever Solo Song, ‘Your Capricious Soul’

R.E.M. called it quits in 2011, leaving many to wonder if front man Michael Stipe would embark on a solo career — and eight years later, he has premiered a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs Recorded By Rock and Rock/Pop Duos
September 26, 2019
Top 11 Songs Recorded By Rock and Rock/Pop Duos

This latest Top 11 takes a look at some of the best songs recorded by rock and rock/pop duos over the years.  “Tis the only comfort of the miserable to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | There’s a Ton of Dancing in Green Day’s New Video for ‘Father of All …,’ and also a Middle Finger from Billie Joe Armstrong
September 20, 2019
There’s a Ton of Dancing in Green Day’s New Video for ‘Father of All …,’ and also a Middle Finger from Billie Joe Armstrong

There’s dancing in Green Day‘s new music video, so be warned if you don’t like dancing. There’s also a middle-finger salute from Billie Joe Armstrong, as he delivers a line...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream Robbie Robertson’s New Film-Inspired Solo Record, ‘Sinematic,’ ft. Van Morrison and Glen Hansard
September 20, 2019
Stream Robbie Robertson’s New Film-Inspired Solo Record, ‘Sinematic,’ ft. Van Morrison and Glen Hansard

Inspired by “his decades of film work and a fascination with human nature’s darker corridors,” legendary guitarist/songwriter Robbie Robertson of the Band has released a new record today. Sinematic draws...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Debuts ‘Dark Night of the Soul,’ from His New Album ‘Three Chords & the Truth’ — Listen
September 18, 2019
Van Morrison Debuts ‘Dark Night of the Soul,’ from His New Album ‘Three Chords & the Truth’ — Listen

Van Morrison dropped some news on Wednesday: The celebrated singer/songwriter will release a new record titled Three Chords & the Truth on Oct. 25. This will be Morrison’s 41st studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Interrupters Turned Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ Into a Bouncy, Ska-Punk Romp — Listen
September 16, 2019
The Interrupters Turned Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ Into a Bouncy, Ska-Punk Romp — Listen

Some songs just sound even better when you add some brass — and on Monday, the Interrupters unleashed their take on Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy,” one of the most popular...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Green Day Perform Their Revved-Up New Song ‘Father Of All …” on ‘Kimmel’
September 13, 2019
Watch Green Day Perform Their Revved-Up New Song ‘Father Of All …” on ‘Kimmel’

It’s strange seeing Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong on stage without a guitar, but that’s how he appears in the band‘s performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live from earlier...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pixies As Endearingly Irreverent as Ever on New Album, ‘Beneath the Eyrie’ (Listen)
September 13, 2019
Pixies As Endearingly Irreverent as Ever on New Album, ‘Beneath the Eyrie’ (Listen)

Pixies just continue to be so … Pixies. For decades, the revered alt/rock/indie band has forged its own place in the music community, a stubborn refusal to be anything less...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to Robbie Robertson’s Autobiographical New Song ‘Dead End Kid,’ Featuring Glen Hansard
September 13, 2019
Listen to Robbie Robertson’s Autobiographical New Song ‘Dead End Kid,’ Featuring Glen Hansard

Robbie Robertson, revered guitarist/songwriter known for his work with the Band, has premiered another song off his upcoming solo record, Sinematic, which will be released next week, Sept. 20. Titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Weezer Perform Their New Single ‘The End of the Game’ on ‘Kimmel’
September 11, 2019
Watch Weezer Perform Their New Single ‘The End of the Game’ on ‘Kimmel’

On Tuesday, Weezer dropped some big news alongside Green Day and Fall Out Boy. The three iconic bands are heading out on the road together next summer on the Hella...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Hella Mega Tour 2020: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Huge Tour, Premiere New Music
September 10, 2019
The Hella Mega Tour 2020: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Huge Tour, Premiere New Music

Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy dropped a bit of news on Tuesday: They’re touring together in 2020 on one of the biggest rock/punk tour packages in recent memory,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judy Collins: ‘Winter Stories’ Album with Jonas Fjeld and the Chatham County Line Coming in November
September 4, 2019
Judy Collins: ‘Winter Stories’ Album with Jonas Fjeld and the Chatham County Line Coming in November

The legendary and lovely Judy Collins is preparing a new album for release, and on Nov. 15 Winter Stories will be out. A collaborative project with Norwegian folk artist Jonas...

Rock Cellar Magazine | If You Liked the 1980s You’ll Enjoy Incubus’ New Song and Music Video, ‘Into the Summer’
August 23, 2019
If You Liked the 1980s You’ll Enjoy Incubus’ New Song and Music Video, ‘Into the Summer’

Incubus premiered a new song titled “Into the Summer” on Friday. Everything about it, from Michael Einziger’s funky guitar lick to Ben Kenney’s slap bass rhythm to Brandon Boyd’s soaring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Thom Yorke’s Collaboration with Flea, ‘Daily Battles,’ from Edward Norton’s New Movie ‘Motherless Brooklyn’
August 21, 2019
Hear Thom Yorke’s Collaboration with Flea, ‘Daily Battles,’ from Edward Norton’s New Movie ‘Motherless Brooklyn’

Acclaimed, Oscar-winning actor Edward Norton will make his debut as a director when his film Motherless Brooklyn premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival next month. For the film’s soundtrack,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gibson Unveils Eric Clapton 1964 Firebird I Guitar
August 20, 2019
Gibson Unveils Eric Clapton 1964 Firebird I Guitar

Eric Clapton‘s legendary Firebird guitar is among the most regarded in rock and roll history (as are Gibson guitars in general, having inspired the likes of Slash and many other...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson Premieres New John Lennon-Inspired Song ‘Let Love Reign,’ a Collaboration with Glen Hansard (Listen)
August 16, 2019
Robbie Robertson Premieres New John Lennon-Inspired Song ‘Let Love Reign,’ a Collaboration with Glen Hansard (Listen)

Robbie Robertson, known for his legacy of music with the Band and as a prolific solo artist, will release a new record on September 20 with a collection of film-inspired...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Musical ‘We Will Rock You’ Details North American Tour for 2019-2020
August 14, 2019
Queen Musical ‘We Will Rock You’ Details North American Tour for 2019-2020

It’s a good time to be involved with Queen. Not only did Bohemian Rhapsody break box-office records and win Oscars on its way to being one of the best music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Trip Through Weirdness in Pixies’ New Video for ‘Catfish Kate’
August 6, 2019
Take a Trip Through Weirdness in Pixies’ New Video for ‘Catfish Kate’

On September 13, Pixies will release a new studio album titled Beneath The Eyrie, and on Tuesday the acclaimed and massively influential band premiered a video for a track called...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Doug Clifford on CCR’s Woodstock Performance Finally Seeing the Light of Day
August 1, 2019
Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Doug Clifford on CCR’s Woodstock Performance Finally Seeing the Light of Day

In an unprecedented span of just four years between 1968-1972, Creedence Clearwater Revival owned the record charts, selling more records than the Beatles for two years in a row (1969...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson (The Band) Announces Film-Inspired ‘Sinematic’ Album — Listen to ‘I Hear You Paint Houses,’ ft. Van Morrison
July 25, 2019
Robbie Robertson (The Band) Announces Film-Inspired ‘Sinematic’ Album — Listen to ‘I Hear You Paint Houses,’ ft. Van Morrison

On September 20, legendary guitarist/songwriter/composer/author/jack-of-all-trades Robbie Robertson will release Sinematic, a new solo album inspired by “his decades of film work and a fascination with human nature’s darker corridors,” as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wilco’s New Album ‘Ode to Joy’ Out in October, Stream ‘Love is Everywhere (Beware)’
July 16, 2019
Wilco’s New Album ‘Ode to Joy’ Out in October, Stream ‘Love is Everywhere (Beware)’

Jeff Tweedy and Wilco are getting back after it, so to speak, as the indie band will release a new studio album on October 4. Ode to Joy will be...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie: Special ‘Space Oddity’ 7″ Box Set Reissue Coming Soon
July 9, 2019
David Bowie: Special ‘Space Oddity’ 7″ Box Set Reissue Coming Soon

July 11 will be the 50th anniversary of the 1969 premiere of “Space Oddity,” a composition from David Bowie which has since become one of the late music legend‘s most...

Rock Cellar Magazine | An Asteroid Has Been Named After Brian Eno
June 26, 2019
An Asteroid Has Been Named After Brian Eno

Visionary musician/artist/producer Brian Eno has done a lot over the course of his groundbreaking career, and now he has been bestowed a great honor with his own asteroid. Earlier this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Raconteurs Kick Up the Dust Again with New LP ‘Help Us Stranger’ (Listen)
June 24, 2019
The Raconteurs Kick Up the Dust Again with New LP ‘Help Us Stranger’ (Listen)

Jack White and his pals have some more noise up their sleeves — and last Friday, June 21, the Raconteurs unleashed Help Us Stranger, a new studio album and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Freddie Mercury’s Powerful Vocals Shin on a Previously Unheard Track ‘Time Waits For No One’
June 20, 2019
Hear Freddie Mercury’s Powerful Vocals Shin on a Previously Unheard Track ‘Time Waits For No One’

Here’s a treat. In 1986, Freddie Mercury recorded a song titled “Time Waits For No One” as part of the soundtrack/concept album inspired by Time, the musical put together by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly Hologram Tour Gets U.S. Tour Dates for Fall 2019
June 18, 2019
Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly Hologram Tour Gets U.S. Tour Dates for Fall 2019

This fall, an opportunity will be presented to you to see two music legends in concert together — sort of — when the Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly Rock ‘N’...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Raconteurs’ Riffy and Rhythmic New Song ‘Bored and Razed’
June 11, 2019
Hear the Raconteurs’ Riffy and Rhythmic New Song ‘Bored and Razed’

On June 21, Jack White and his colleagues in the Raconteurs will return with Help Us Stranger, their first new record in six years. Pre-order a copy now at this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Colin Hay on Men At Work’s Legacy and His Current Tour
June 10, 2019
Colin Hay on Men At Work’s Legacy and His Current Tour

Back in the early ‘80s, Men At Work owned the radio airwaves with a flurry of insidiously infectious hits, “Who Can It Be Now?,” “Down Under, “Overkill” and “It’s A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (Most Of) King Crimson’s Classic Albums are Now on Spotify, in Time for 50th Anniversary Tour
June 10, 2019
(Most Of) King Crimson’s Classic Albums are Now on Spotify, in Time for 50th Anniversary Tour

Tonight, June 10, Robert Fripp and King Crimson will begin their anticipated 50th anniversary tour at Hause Auensee, Leipzig — and just in time for the festivities, much of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Stream Sleepwalkers’ ‘Ages,’ a Seamless Blend of Contemporary Indie/Pop and 1960s’ Harmonies
June 5, 2019
Premiere: Stream Sleepwalkers’ ‘Ages,’ a Seamless Blend of Contemporary Indie/Pop and 1960s’ Harmonies

The indie/pop realm is dominated by psychedelic-tinged acts like Tame Impala and the War on Drugs — but keep an eye out for Sleepwalkers. On July 19, the Richmond, Va.-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Announces November 2019 Tour Dates, Hollywood Vampires Album Coming 6/21
June 4, 2019
Alice Cooper Announces November 2019 Tour Dates, Hollywood Vampires Album Coming 6/21

With the short run of Hollywood Vampires shows in the rear-view mirror, Alice Cooper will be setting his sights on a big co-headlining summer tour with Halestorm, which will kick...

Rock Cellar Magazine | L.A. Band Slant Covered U2’s ‘With Or Without You’ and the Music Video is a Powerful Statement About Mental Health
June 3, 2019
L.A. Band Slant Covered U2’s ‘With Or Without You’ and the Music Video is a Powerful Statement About Mental Health

May was Mental Health Awareness Month, a time for us all to come together and focus some attention on the dialogue surrounding mental health issues. Slant, a Los Angeles-based rock...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Freebo and Alice Howe at McCabe’s Guitar Shop (Photos/Recap)
May 20, 2019
Freebo and Alice Howe at McCabe’s Guitar Shop (Photos/Recap)

On Saturday, May 18, McCabe’s Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, California welcomed to its iconic stage a pair of soulful singer/songwriters of two generations sharing their music in a unique musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mark Knopfler: North American Tour Starts in August, Bonnie Raitt Added to Madison Square Garden Gig 9/25
May 14, 2019
Mark Knopfler: North American Tour Starts in August, Bonnie Raitt Added to Madison Square Garden Gig 9/25

Dire Straits icon Mark Knopfler has a big North American tour coming up this August in support of his 2018 album, Down the Road Wherever, and on Tuesday he announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out 6/28: 11-CD Anniversary Edition of ‘Motown: The Complete No. 1’s’
May 13, 2019
Out 6/28: 11-CD Anniversary Edition of ‘Motown: The Complete No. 1’s’

On June 28, Motown/UMe will release an expanded anniversary edition of Motown: The Complete No. 1’s, to mark Motown‘s 60th anniversary. The set, which was originally released as a 10-CD...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Monty Python’s Michael Palin on His New Book ‘Erebus: The Story of a Ship’ and the State of the World
May 13, 2019
Monty Python’s Michael Palin on His New Book ‘Erebus: The Story of a Ship’ and the State of the World

“I love this place and it means a lot to me, because when I was young, before I wanted to be a lumberjack, I really, really wanted to be an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, World-Class Entertainer/Actor/Activist Doris Day: 1922 – 2019
May 13, 2019
Rest in Peace, World-Class Entertainer/Actor/Activist Doris Day: 1922 – 2019

The world woke up Monday to the news that legendary entertainer/actress/cultural icon Doris Day has passed away at the age of 97 after a battle with pneumonia. Remembering the legendary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next
May 6, 2019
King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next

For a long time, the music of King Crimson didn’t exist on streaming platforms — but just as Robert Fripp and his colleagues in the legendary prog/rock ensemble prepare for...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus Detail ’20 Years of Make Yourself and Beyond’ Anniversary Tour, Honoring Breakthrough 1999 Album
May 6, 2019
Incubus Detail ’20 Years of Make Yourself and Beyond’ Anniversary Tour, Honoring Breakthrough 1999 Album

Incubus became one of the most successful alt/rock bands of the early 2000s in large part thanks to the effect of 1999’s Make Yourself — and to mark the album’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Guy Chambers’ ‘Go Gentle Into the Light,’ Gorgeous Piano Renditions of His Catalog with Robbie Williams
May 3, 2019
Out Now: Guy Chambers’ ‘Go Gentle Into the Light,’ Gorgeous Piano Renditions of His Catalog with Robbie Williams

Guy Chambers is the songwriting partner of Robbie Williams, one of the U.K.’s most successful pop stars in music history — and fresh off Williams’ sold-out first run of special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: New Found Glory Tackle Music from ‘Frozen,’ ‘Twilight,’ ‘Shrek,’ ‘Back to the Future’ and More on New Covers EP ‘From the Screen to the Stereo 3’
May 3, 2019
Out Now: New Found Glory Tackle Music from ‘Frozen,’ ‘Twilight,’ ‘Shrek,’ ‘Back to the Future’ and More on New Covers EP ‘From the Screen to the Stereo 3’

In the early days of Florida-based pop/punk band New Found Glory‘s career, they became known as “the covers band,” according to singer Jordan Pundik, who said as much at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Stephan Jenkins on Third Eye Blind’s Summer Tour with Jimmy Eat World, ‘Game of Thrones’ Drama and Warriors/Rockets
April 30, 2019
Q&A: Stephan Jenkins on Third Eye Blind’s Summer Tour with Jimmy Eat World, ‘Game of Thrones’ Drama and Warriors/Rockets

One of the most intriguing summer tours coming up soon is the Summer Gods tour, which will feature Third Eye Blind co-headlining dates with Jimmy Eat World, with Ra Ra...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory: ‘From the Screen to the Stereo 3’ EP Out This Friday; ‘Let It Go’ Cover/Video Released
April 29, 2019
New Found Glory: ‘From the Screen to the Stereo 3’ EP Out This Friday; ‘Let It Go’ Cover/Video Released

This Friday, May 3, pop-punk veterans New Found Glory will release From the Screen to the Stereo 3, a new EP of iconic songs from movies that is the third...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rodrigo y Gabriela’s New LP ‘Mettavolution’ is an Epic Guitar-Based Journey — Even Before Their Cover of Pink Floyd’s ‘Echoes’ (Listen)
April 26, 2019
Rodrigo y Gabriela’s New LP ‘Mettavolution’ is an Epic Guitar-Based Journey — Even Before Their Cover of Pink Floyd’s ‘Echoes’ (Listen)

To listen to an album from Rodrigo y Gabriela is to embark on an aural adventure, immersing yourself in some fully wild sounds delivered almost primarily on acoustic guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Racing Pulses’ ‘Go, Forward!’ is an Ode to Wisconsin’s New Pro Outdoor Soccer Club
April 26, 2019
The Racing Pulses’ ‘Go, Forward!’ is an Ode to Wisconsin’s New Pro Outdoor Soccer Club

In a merging of garage rock and soccer, Wisconsin-based band The Racing Pulses premiered a new song, an anthem dedicated to Wisconsin’s new professional outdoor soccer club, Forward Madison FC....

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | I the Mighty: ‘Cave In’ Video Out Now, Going on Tour with Anberlin Soon
April 24, 2019
I the Mighty: ‘Cave In’ Video Out Now, Going on Tour with Anberlin Soon

I the Mighty is an alt/rock band from the San Francisco Bay Area that’s made a name for itself on numerous national tours since forming in 2008, thanks in large...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Robbie Williams’ ‘Angels’ Performed on Piano by Songwriting Partner, Guy Chambers
April 12, 2019
Hear Robbie Williams’ ‘Angels’ Performed on Piano by Songwriting Partner, Guy Chambers

A few weeks back, Guy Chambers announced his first-ever solo album, an LP that will find the composer/songwriter behind many of English pop star Robbie Williams‘ globally-successful career re-imagining several...

Rock Cellar Magazine | There’s a Petition Going Around to Name the Newly-Photographed Black Hole After Chris Cornell
April 12, 2019
There’s a Petition Going Around to Name the Newly-Photographed Black Hole After Chris Cornell

This week, the science community made a major breakthrough when the very first photograph of a black hole made its debut online. The black hole, which has since been given...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 2)
April 10, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Recording Musicians in Kathmandu for the Waterbone Project (Part 2)

And now, the sequel to Part 1 of Steve Rosen’s Behind the Curtain story of his trip to Kathmandu for the Waterbone music project … Prologue: So, if you tuned...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch New Found Glory’s New Video for Their ‘Eye of the Tiger’ Cover
April 9, 2019
Watch New Found Glory’s New Video for Their ‘Eye of the Tiger’ Cover

A question you may find yourself asking while watching New Found Glory‘s energetic new music video for their cover of the classic Rocky III theme “Eye of the Tiger,” originally...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Raconteurs Announce World Tour, Their First in a Long Time
April 8, 2019
The Raconteurs Announce World Tour, Their First in a Long Time

As expected, Jack White and his colleagues in the Raconteurs unveiled plans for significant touring for much of 2019, in support of their anticipated new album, Help Me Stranger, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elvis Costello & the Imposters and Blondie Announce Summer Tour
April 2, 2019
Elvis Costello & the Imposters and Blondie Announce Summer Tour

This summer, two of the most celebrated acts of the past several decades will join up for a co-headlining tour when Elvis Costello & the Imposters and Blondie hit the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly ‘Rock N’ Roll Dream’ Hologram Tour Announced
March 27, 2019
Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly ‘Rock N’ Roll Dream’ Hologram Tour Announced

What have we said about hologram tours? Ready or not, they’re coming — and with Frank Zappa and Ronny James Dio hologram outing scheduled for later this year, a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Do the Paranoid Style,’ from Bad Religion’s New Album ‘Age of Unreason’
March 26, 2019
Hear ‘Do the Paranoid Style,’ from Bad Religion’s New Album ‘Age of Unreason’

Punk vets Bad Religion released another song from their forthcoming album, Age of Unreason, which will be released on May 3 via Epitaph Records, and “Do the Paranoid Style” finds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands 2019: Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots Headlining (Full Lineup/Details)
March 26, 2019
Outside Lands 2019: Paul Simon, Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots Headlining (Full Lineup/Details)

On Tuesday, the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival announced its lineup and details for its 2019 edition, which will take place August 9-11 at Golden Gate Park in San...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Songwriter/Producer Guy Chambers to Release ‘Go Gentle Into the Night,’ a Solo Piano Album of His Hits with Robbie Williams
March 20, 2019
Songwriter/Producer Guy Chambers to Release ‘Go Gentle Into the Night,’ a Solo Piano Album of His Hits with Robbie Williams

For the past 22 years, English pop star Robbie Williams has been an international phenomenon with a number of iconic, smash-hit songs involving songwriter/producer Guy Chambers — and on May...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory Covered ‘This Is Me’ from ‘The Greatest Showman’ for Their New EP
March 19, 2019
New Found Glory Covered ‘This Is Me’ from ‘The Greatest Showman’ for Their New EP

Florida’s New Found Glory have premiered another song from their upcoming EP of movie theme songs, and this one’s just about perfect. “This Is Me” is one of the standout...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Spotlight: Wargirl, TV Coma and Sarah Potenza
March 13, 2019
New Music Spotlight: Wargirl, TV Coma and Sarah Potenza

In this piece, enjoy a look at some up-and-coming acts that caught Rock Cellar’s attention lately …  Wargirl – “Mess Around” Take a mix of 70’s funk music, reggae, post-punk,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: The Wood Brothers
March 13, 2019
Turn Me On: The Wood Brothers

On The Wood Brothers’ latest album, One Drop of Truth, the Nashville-based trio brilliantly utilizes a compelling variety of Americana influences to craft a song cycle that’s equally captivating, joyous...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Seger Recalls Opening for KISS in the 1970s and the Stories Behind His Most Celebrated Songs (The Interview)
March 13, 2019
Bob Seger Recalls Opening for KISS in the 1970s and the Stories Behind His Most Celebrated Songs (The Interview)

73-year-old Bob Seger is in the middle of his farewell tour, signifying the finish of a spectacular performing career that has led him to the status he is today of...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hozier (No. 1 on the Charts Right Now) Announces Big Fall Tour Supporting ‘Wasteland, Baby!’ LP
March 11, 2019
Hozier (No. 1 on the Charts Right Now) Announces Big Fall Tour Supporting ‘Wasteland, Baby!’ LP

A few years back, Hozier hit it big on the alternative radio scene with his breakthrough single, “Take Me To Church” — but the singer/songwriter has hit massive pay dirt...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gordon Lightfoot: ’80 Years Strong’ Tour On Now, New Music Coming
March 5, 2019
Gordon Lightfoot: ’80 Years Strong’ Tour On Now, New Music Coming

Legendary singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot has a big year ahead. This week, just shortly after he celebrated his 80th birthday, Lightfoot has headed out on the 80 Years Strong tour, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Keith Flint of the Prodigy: 1969 – 2019
March 4, 2019
Rest in Peace, Keith Flint of the Prodigy: 1969 – 2019

On Monday morning, it was reported that Keith Flint, longtime vocalist for the English electronic band the Prodigy, had passed away at the age of 49. Liam Howlett, the Prodigy’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer’s ‘Black Album’ is Here, and It’s a Whirlwind of Melody and Pop-Rock Pastiches — Listen
March 1, 2019
Weezer’s ‘Black Album’ is Here, and It’s a Whirlwind of Melody and Pop-Rock Pastiches — Listen

At long last, Weezer has released The Black Album. If it seems like weeks since the band released music, that’s because it’s true. After surprise-dropping their Teal Album pop covers...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Two New Weezer Songs: Hear ‘High As a Kite’ and ‘Living in L.A.,’ from New ‘Black Album’ Out 3/1
February 21, 2019
Two New Weezer Songs: Hear ‘High As a Kite’ and ‘Living in L.A.,’ from New ‘Black Album’ Out 3/1

Despite surprise-releasing The Teal Album, a collection of covers focused around the runaway success of their send-up of Toto’s “Africa,” last month, Weezer has a “real” album to release on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory’s Video for Their ‘The Power of Love’ Cover is a Great ‘Back to the Future’ Tribute
February 20, 2019
New Found Glory’s Video for Their ‘The Power of Love’ Cover is a Great ‘Back to the Future’ Tribute

Pop-punk kings New Found Glory have been hard at work on another set of covers of some of the most beloved movie songs ever recorded, and on May 3 the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Shannon Rae and 100 Proof
February 13, 2019
Turn Me On: Shannon Rae and 100 Proof

With the 2018 release of their second album, Lucky 13, and an increasingly prolific 2019 touring schedule, Shannon Rae and 100 Proof are reaching an ever-growing audience with their unique...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linda Ronstadt on ‘Live in Hollywood’ and the Singers Whose Voices Have Made Her Cry (The Interview)
February 13, 2019
Linda Ronstadt on ‘Live in Hollywood’ and the Singers Whose Voices Have Made Her Cry (The Interview)

She wasn’t a songwriter per se, but Linda Ronstadt, blessed with one of music’s most extraordinary voices, shone as a masterful stylist and interpreter, expertly navigating her way through a rich...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rodrigo y Gabriela Previewed Their New Album with a Cover of Pink Floyd’s Sprawling ‘Echoes’ (Listen)
January 31, 2019
Rodrigo y Gabriela Previewed Their New Album with a Cover of Pink Floyd’s Sprawling ‘Echoes’ (Listen)

Rodrigo Y Gabriela have amassed a global reputation as one of the most innovative and relentlessly entertaining two-piece musical acts around, their acoustic rock flourishes truly on a level all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson Maps Out 50-Date 2019 Tour to Mark 50th Anniversary
January 29, 2019
King Crimson Maps Out 50-Date 2019 Tour to Mark 50th Anniversary

Toward the end of 2018, King Crimson announced plans for a big commemorative 50th anniversary tour that would span three continents — and the legendary prog ensemble announced its full...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2019: Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande, Tame Impala Headlining (Lineup/Details)
January 2, 2019
Coachella 2019: Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande, Tame Impala Headlining (Lineup/Details)

Break out your warm-weather clothes and start budgeting, as the official Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival lineup for 2019 was announced on Wednesday. Headlining each weekend of the fest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Setting the Record Straight: Bob Dylan’s ‘Blood On The Tracks’ (Guitarist Kevin Odegard Revisits the Sessions)
November 9, 2018
Setting the Record Straight: Bob Dylan’s ‘Blood On The Tracks’ (Guitarist Kevin Odegard Revisits the Sessions)

Bob Dylan’s 1975 album Blood On The Tracks was a game-changing album upon its release. At the time, Dylan was long past his mid-60s heyday, and although his recent albums...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inside the David Bowie ‘Loving the Alien (1983-1988)’ Box Set with Reeves Gabrels and Mario McNulty
October 12, 2018
Inside the David Bowie ‘Loving the Alien (1983-1988)’ Box Set with Reeves Gabrels and Mario McNulty

Every year like clockwork, since 2015, there’s been a deep dive box set, highlighting each period of David Bowie’s remarkable career. Rightly so, Five Years: 1969-1973, Who Can I Be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don’t ‘Look Now,’ But Elvis Costello is Back and Feeling Fine, Thanks (Q&A)
October 11, 2018
Don’t ‘Look Now,’ But Elvis Costello is Back and Feeling Fine, Thanks (Q&A)

“We never once thought about what audience we were making this for,” Sebastian Krys, the co-producer of Elvis Costello’s new album, Look Now, told me as we lingered in the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Anti-Labor Day Anti-Work Songs
August 31, 2018
Top 11 Anti-Labor Day Anti-Work Songs

Note: This piece originally ran in time for Labor Day 2012. Since 1894, when Madonna was just a toddler, the U.S. has celebrated Labor Day – …a yearly national tribute...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The NY Times’ Report of the Pentagon’s Secret UFO Research Has Close Ties to Tom Delonge (of Blink-182) — Yes, Really
December 18, 2017
The NY Times’ Report of the Pentagon’s Secret UFO Research Has Close Ties to Tom Delonge (of Blink-182) — Yes, Really

Strap in, this one’s a bit…odd. Over the weekend, a report from the New York Times shed light on a previously secret research project put on by the Pentagon from...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Q&A: Guitarist Tim Mahoney on 311’s New Album ‘Mosaic,’ Career Longevity, the Dead, and More
June 29, 2017
Q&A: Guitarist Tim Mahoney on 311’s New Album ‘Mosaic,’ Career Longevity, the Dead, and More

On June 23, 311 released Mosaic, the twelfth full-length album for the long-running alt/rock band. This time around, the band — vocalist/guitarist Nick Hexum, vocalist S.A. Martinez, bassist Aaron ‘P-Nut’...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Map: New Album 'In Droves' Out in March; Watch the Video for 'Run Rabbit Run'
February 14, 2017
Black Map: New Album 'In Droves' Out in March; Watch the Video for 'Run Rabbit Run'

Northern California-based three-piece Black Map will release a new album, In Droves, on March 13. The band, comprised of bassist/vocalist Ben Flanagan (Trophy Fire), guitarist Mark Engles (Dredg) and Chris...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: St. Paul and the Broken Bones
February 10, 2017
Turn Me On: St. Paul and the Broken Bones

For his latest Turn Me On entry, 88.5 FM KCSN midday host Jim Nelson writes about Birmingham, Alabama’s St. Paul And The Broken Bones….   If this was the early...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Wakeman: On ‘Piano Portraits,’ David Bowie, Yes in the Rock Hall of Fame and More (Q&A)
January 12, 2017
Rick Wakeman: On ‘Piano Portraits,’ David Bowie, Yes in the Rock Hall of Fame and More (Q&A)

At age five, Rick Wakeman began taking piano lessons — talk about musical lessons that truly paid off decades later! First coming to prominence as a member of Strawbs, Wakeman...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: David Lindley
December 9, 2016
Behind the Curtain: David Lindley

There’s an old saying about traveling to the beat of your own drummer. Taking the road less walked upon. Following your own muse. Making up your own rules. Writing your...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 'Celebrating David Bowie' Charity Concerts Set for January 2017 in LA, NYC, Sydney, London, Tokyo
December 7, 2016
'Celebrating David Bowie' Charity Concerts Set for January 2017 in LA, NYC, Sydney, London, Tokyo

David Bowie‘s passing feels like it happened just a few weeks ago, but in actuality it’s nearly been an entire year since he succumbed to cancer at age 69. As...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A with Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist Rob Bonfiglio
November 28, 2016
Q&A with Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist Rob Bonfiglio

Rob Bonfiglio may not be a household name, but he deserves to be. The Berklee College of Music graduate is a multi-faceted quadruple threat: a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dawes Map Out 50-Date 'An Evening with Dawes' Tour Supporting New LP 'We're All Gonna Die'
November 14, 2016
Dawes Map Out 50-Date 'An Evening with Dawes' Tour Supporting New LP 'We're All Gonna Die'

Riding high after the release of their highly-regarded new album We’re All Gonna Die, Los Angeles-based indie/rock outfit Dawes plan to take the whole thing national in 2017. On Monday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sting Announces 2017 Theatre, Club and Arena Tour Supporting New Solo LP '57th and 9th'
November 14, 2016
Sting Announces 2017 Theatre, Club and Arena Tour Supporting New Solo LP '57th and 9th'

Sting released his anticipated new rock/pop album, 57th & 9th, on November 11. Keeping the promotional train running in conjunction with the album’s release, he also announced a string of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Rock Roundtable
November 10, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Rock Roundtable

Veteran rock journalist Steve Rosen details his ambitious Rock Roundtable, a group interview with five key guitarists of the hard rock realm in this month’s Behind the Curtain…Photo by: Glen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Paul McCartney Wrote a New Song Called 'In the Blink of An Eye' for a New Film, 'Ethel and Ernest'
October 28, 2016
Paul McCartney Wrote a New Song Called 'In the Blink of An Eye' for a New Film, 'Ethel and Ernest'

A new song from Sir Paul McCartney is featured in a new animated film titled Ethel and Ernest. Titled “In the Blink of An Eye,” Macca’s new tune plays over...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac, Blues and Chemistry: The Mick Fleetwood Interview
September 8, 2016
Fleetwood Mac, Blues and Chemistry: The Mick Fleetwood Interview

Long before Fleetwood Mac owned the Billboard record charts for years in the mid to late ’70s with a string of mega-selling albums/singles culled from the albums Fleetwood Mac, Rumours and Tusk, their formative sound was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Author David Cay Johnston: The Real Story About Donald Trump (Interview)
September 8, 2016
Author David Cay Johnston: The Real Story About Donald Trump (Interview)

Amidst the sound and fury of the 2016 presidential campaign, much has been said by and about Donald Trump. But in his new book The Making of Donald Trump, David...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: The Shelters
August 2, 2016
Turn Me On: The Shelters

Jim Nelson, KCSN 88.5 FM DJ and Rock Cellar Magazine scribe, is back with another band profile for Turn Me On…this time focusing on the Shelters!    Can you imagine?...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Third Eye Blind Tackle Social Issues with New Song 'Cop Vs. Phone Girl' – Listen
July 25, 2016
Third Eye Blind Tackle Social Issues with New Song 'Cop Vs. Phone Girl' – Listen

Third Eye Blind made waves last week with an emotionally charged appearance at a fundraising event near the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Singer Stephan Jenkins aired out some of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Third Eye Blind's Stephan Jenkins Made Folks at Gig Near the RNC a Bit Uncomfortable…On Purpose
July 20, 2016
Third Eye Blind's Stephan Jenkins Made Folks at Gig Near the RNC a Bit Uncomfortable…On Purpose

Third Eye Blind is a band based out of San Francisco. Songwriter/singer/guitarist Stephan Jenkins is an unabashed left-leaning individual with personal views that clash strongly with the GOP. Despite that context,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Prophets of Rage Debut Song 'Prophets of Rage', Plan Concert Opposite RNC in Cleveland
July 18, 2016
Prophets of Rage Debut Song 'Prophets of Rage', Plan Concert Opposite RNC in Cleveland

Prophets of Rage, the new supergroup featuring Tom Morello and members of Rage Against the Machine alongside Public Enemy‘s Chuck D. and Cypress Hill‘s B-Real, debuted a new song on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Updates 'Elected', Launches Political Campaign (?)
July 15, 2016
Alice Cooper Updates 'Elected', Launches Political Campaign (?)

Despite being out ont he road with the Hollywood Vampires, Alice Cooper has somehow found time to throw himself into the political sphere. Earlier this week, the iconic musician launched...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top
July 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top

Every day now for two weeks, I heard the song rise from what must have been a pair of seriously-powered speakers the size of refrigerators. Floating out over the hills...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Prophets of Rage Plan to #MakeAmericaRageAgain, Announce Big Tour
June 6, 2016
Prophets of Rage Plan to #MakeAmericaRageAgain, Announce Big Tour

Prophets of Rage, the new supergroup featuring members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill, exploded onto the scene in recent weeks with a gig at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: The Record Company
June 2, 2016
Turn Me On: The Record Company

For his latest entry in our Turn Me On category, KCSN 88.5 FM’s Jim Nelson profiles the Record Company… Three seconds. That’s about all it took. The unrelenting, circular bass...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Chat with Michelle Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas
May 6, 2016
A Chat with Michelle Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas

When fate brought John Phillips, Michelle Phillips, Denny Doherty and “Mama” Cass Elliot together for the very first time, it was a harmonic convergence for the ages. The Mamas &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: AC/DC’s Angus Young and Bon Scott at Day On the Green 1978
March 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: AC/DC’s Angus Young and Bon Scott at Day On the Green 1978

In this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen details his encounters with AC/DC members Angus Young and Bon Scott at a jam-packed Day on the Green in 1978… It is...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)
June 5, 2015
Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)

Back in 1997, there was simply no escaping Sugar Ray‘s breakout hit “Fly.” Its reggae rhythms, catchy hook and singer Mark McGrath‘s croon resulted in one of the biggest overnight...

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 | Neil Peart of Rush: The World’s Audience (The Interview)
December 10, 2014
Neil Peart of Rush: The World’s Audience (The Interview)

Neil Peart is widely regarded as one of the greatest — if not the greatest — drummers in rock history. But the stickman for genre-defining Canadian prog-rockers Rush does not carry himself...

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 | Top 11 Stuttering Songs
August 5, 2014
Top 11 Stuttering Songs

Rockers have long used stuttering as a musical device to express nervousness or frustration. And sometimes the effect just helps the lyrics fit the music. They’re all here in our...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Lou Gramm: Juke Box Hero (Interview)
June 4, 2013
Lou Gramm: Juke Box Hero (Interview)

Foreigner, the music biz and his book 'Juke Box Hero: My Five Decades in Rock 'n Roll'

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Kids Jersey Right Choice Are Able To Make Improvements In The Game
February 24, 2013
Kids Jersey Right Choice Are Able To Make Improvements In The Game

Besides, your son will probably prefer the jerseys and pants are usually meant for ATV riding because it is going make him look for example real ATV rider. Possess all...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock Novels
January 7, 2013
Top 11 Rock Novels

Rock novels are a blast to read for any serious music lover.  Just like you, rock novelists are tremendous music fans, and the novel form allows them to approach their...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | "One Toke Over the Line" – More Than a "One Hit" Wonder
December 3, 2012
"One Toke Over the Line" – More Than a "One Hit" Wonder

One Toke Over the Line by folk rock duo Brewer & Shipley was released in 1970 in an atmosphere of anti-war demonstrations and crackdowns on drug users. The song would...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Meet Albert Watson, Rock Photographer
October 1, 2012
Meet Albert Watson, Rock Photographer

[Editor’s Note: Our Every Picture Tells a Story column is normally made up of lots of pretty pictures with very little text.  Once in a while we like to talk...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Man Behind Darth Vader (Interview with Dave Prowse)
October 1, 2012
The Man Behind Darth Vader (Interview with Dave Prowse)

Actor Dave Prowse, in his iconic portrayal of Darth Vader, could command the power of the dark side to hurl objects through the air or crush his rivals’ throats by...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wrestler Chris Jericho Kicks Ass With Fozzy – WWE Will Have to Wait
August 16, 2012
Wrestler Chris Jericho Kicks Ass With Fozzy – WWE Will Have to Wait

Wrestler-turned-metal-singer Chris Jericho, on 10-minute songs, touring, and getting respect from the metal community.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)
August 12, 2012
Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)

During a 2011 appearance at an Occupy L.A. rally Tom Morello – an original member of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave – wore a cap with the logo of...

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 | 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 | May Album Reviews
May 11, 2012
May Album Reviews

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Donovan is BACK!
April 16, 2012
Donovan is BACK!

Only a handful of individuals in music are known by a single name, and a few are legends. The artist simply known as “Donovan” certainly is one of those. His...

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Is This The Last Kim Fowley Interview Ever?
February 16, 2012
Is This The Last Kim Fowley Interview Ever?

There is a chance that by the time you read this interview with legendary producer/songwriter/filmmaker/actor Kim Fowley, Kim Fowley will be dead. But don’t take our word for it.  Ask...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Report from NAMM 2012 – Brian Wilson, Bob Weir, Michelle Phillips, John Mayer – PHOTOS
January 20, 2012
Report from NAMM 2012 – Brian Wilson, Bob Weir, Michelle Phillips, John Mayer – PHOTOS

This year marks the 110th anniversary of the legendary trade show NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) — the meeting place for musical instrument retailers to view and purchase the latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock vs. Baseball: Whose Hall of Fame is Worse?
January 12, 2012
Rock vs. Baseball: Whose Hall of Fame is Worse?

I love baseball.   I love music.   It would be hard to say who meant more to me as an 11 year old, the Beatles or Sandy Koufax.  Suffice to say...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Director Oliver Stone On History.  And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.
January 12, 2012
Director Oliver Stone On History. And America, Jim Morrison & Ron Paul.

photo: ©Taili Song Roth. All Rights Reserved In this candid conversation with Rock Cellar Magazine, Oliver Stone discusses On History, the new book he co-authored with Tariq Ali, the activist/intellectual who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | 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 | Stevie Wonder vs. Oasis – Ripped Off Riffs #5
August 15, 2011
Stevie Wonder vs. Oasis – Ripped Off Riffs #5

Britpop brats Oasis scored an international smash hit with their album (What’s The Story?) Morning Glory in 1995, but it could have been an ugly mess. Right before its release,...

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 | Thoughts on Glastonbury 2011 from Someone Who Wasn't There
June 27, 2011
Thoughts on Glastonbury 2011 from Someone Who Wasn't There

This past weekend, thousands of mud-soaked concertgoers flocked to the town of Somerset, England for this year’s Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts. The fest featured a slew of international...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fallen Royal Marine Had A "Hart" Of Gold
June 22, 2011
Fallen Royal Marine Had A "Hart" Of Gold

David Hart loved his friends. The 23-year old Royal Marine from York, England was killed by a bomb in Afghanistan last year, but he was determined to make sure his...