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Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Ozzy Osbourne Ponders Mortality with ‘Patient Number 9,’ New LP ft. Eric Clapton, Taylor Hawkins, Tony Iommi, Jeff Beck, More
September 9, 2022
Out Now: Ozzy Osbourne Ponders Mortality with ‘Patient Number 9,’ New LP ft. Eric Clapton, Taylor Hawkins, Tony Iommi, Jeff Beck, More

When you’ve been through what Ozzy Osbourne has been through the past few years, you have every right to take a step back, slow down, and take stock of things....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Ozzy Osbourne’s First Public Performance Since 2019 — a Surprise Appearance with Tony Iommi
August 9, 2022
Watch Ozzy Osbourne’s First Public Performance Since 2019 — a Surprise Appearance with Tony Iommi

On Monday, Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi surprised the world by appearing on stage in their hometown of Birmingham, England, to perform during the closing ceremonies of the 2022 Commonwealth...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne Reunites with Tony Iommi for the Blistering “Degradation Rules” — from New LP ‘Patient Number 9’
July 22, 2022
Ozzy Osbourne Reunites with Tony Iommi for the Blistering “Degradation Rules” — from New LP ‘Patient Number 9’

If you’re curious what a new song bringing together Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi might sound like in 2022, well, wonder no more. Titled “Degradation Rules,” the aggressive, powerful track...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne Debuts “Patient Number 9” ft. Jeff Beck; New LP ft. Tony Iommi, Eric Clapton & More 9/9
June 24, 2022
Ozzy Osbourne Debuts “Patient Number 9” ft. Jeff Beck; New LP ft. Tony Iommi, Eric Clapton & More 9/9

The Prince of Darkness is back once again! On Friday, Ozzy Osbourne returned with a new song/music video, “Patient Number 9,” the title track from a forthcoming album set for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gibson Launches Tony Iommi SG Special Guitar with Legendary Black Sabbath Guitarist
August 18, 2021
Gibson Launches Tony Iommi SG Special Guitar with Legendary Black Sabbath Guitarist

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has linked up with Gibson guitars for the rollout of the Tony Iommi SG Special, an updated version of the SG guitar Iommi used for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie James Dio: Birthday Tribute Live Stream/Fundraiser 7/10 ft. Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar, Tenacious D, Tony Iommi, Lizzy Hale, Sebastian Bach, More
June 29, 2021
Ronnie James Dio: Birthday Tribute Live Stream/Fundraiser 7/10 ft. Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar, Tenacious D, Tony Iommi, Lizzy Hale, Sebastian Bach, More

On Saturday, July 10, a host of heavy metal icons spanning decades and generations will gather — virtually — for a tribute concert streaming event/fundraiser paying homage to the late,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Launches Auction of Personal Items to Help Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Charity
April 6, 2020
Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Launches Auction of Personal Items to Help Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Charity

The coronavirus pandemic has affected us all, throwing a massive wrench of unpredictability into scheduled plans, including charitable events — but this past weekend, Black Sabbath guitar god Tony Iommi...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy Tony Iommi Shredding ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’ on Guitar While Wearing a Black Sabbath Christmas Sweater
December 23, 2019
Enjoy Tony Iommi Shredding ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’ on Guitar While Wearing a Black Sabbath Christmas Sweater

When we last heard from legendary Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, he was pictured at an airport in Nashville with his pal Robert Plant — just another day for Iommi,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Here’s a Photo of Robert Plant and Tony Iommi Running Into Each Other at the Airport
December 6, 2019
Here’s a Photo of Robert Plant and Tony Iommi Running Into Each Other at the Airport

What would you do if you’re sitting at the airport awaiting a flight and notice two living legends just a few feet away? Apparently, according to a photo circulating around...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Hotel Room Trashing Lessons with Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi
April 7, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Hotel Room Trashing Lessons with Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi

This month’s Behind the Curtain finds journalist Steve Rosen recounting some extracurricular fun with Black Sabbath in the 1970s… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Out of the gate, Black Sabbath was a species unto themselves. They...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne: “I’m Honestly Overwhelmed” by Four Grammy Nominations for New Album ‘Patient Number 9’
November 16, 2022
Ozzy Osbourne: “I’m Honestly Overwhelmed” by Four Grammy Nominations for New Album ‘Patient Number 9’

Back on Sept. 9, Ozzy Osbourne added to his rich history of unforgettable music with Patient Number 9. For this album, Ozzy again teamed up with producer/musician Andrew Watt, who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne Smashes His Own Global Records with New Album ‘Patient Number 9’ (Out Now)
September 21, 2022
Ozzy Osbourne Smashes His Own Global Records with New Album ‘Patient Number 9’ (Out Now)

The world has had a few weeks to absorb and process Patient Number 9, the star-studded new album from Ozzy Osbourne released on Sept. 9 — and people love it....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Miss Ozzy Osbourne’s Bills/Rams Halftime Show? Watch it in Full; ‘Patient Number 9’ LP Out Now/On Sale
September 13, 2022
Miss Ozzy Osbourne’s Bills/Rams Halftime Show? Watch it in Full; ‘Patient Number 9’ LP Out Now/On Sale

Last Friday, Sept. 9, Ozzy Osbourne added to his vast solo catalog with a new album, Patient Number 9. The guest-heavy new record was previewed the night before when Ozzy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | More New Ozzy Osbourne: Stream “Nothing Feels Right,” ft. Zakk Wylde — ‘Patient Number 9’ LP Out 9/9
September 6, 2022
More New Ozzy Osbourne: Stream “Nothing Feels Right,” ft. Zakk Wylde — ‘Patient Number 9’ LP Out 9/9

This Friday, Sept. 9, Ozzy Osbourne will unleash his anticipated new album, Patient Number 9. Among its tracks — many of which feature special guest musical pals of the legendary...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne Details Life with Parkinson’s in New Guardian Chat: “You Learn to Live in the Moment”
August 30, 2022
Ozzy Osbourne Details Life with Parkinson’s in New Guardian Chat: “You Learn to Live in the Moment”

Back in early August, Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi surprised the world with an unexpected Black Sabbath performance to close the Commonwealth Games in their hometown of Birmingham, England. Given...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview a New Ronnie James Dio Film, ‘Dio: Dreamers Never Die’: In Theaters 9/28
August 18, 2022
Preview a New Ronnie James Dio Film, ‘Dio: Dreamers Never Die’: In Theaters 9/28

Dio: Dreamers Never Die is an upcoming documentary film chronicling the life, career and legacy of late rock and roll/heavy metal icon Ronnie James Dio. Fully authorized by the Dio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Available Now: ‘Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen’ Book, a Definitive EVH Oral History
October 6, 2021
Available Now: ‘Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen’ Book, a Definitive EVH Oral History

ERUPTION: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen is a new book published this week by Hachette Books that is billed in a news release as ” a candid, compulsively readable, and definitive oral...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Under the Volcano’: The Real-Life Rock & Roll History of George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat (Q&A with Filmmakers Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood)
September 9, 2021
‘Under the Volcano’: The Real-Life Rock & Roll History of George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat (Q&A with Filmmakers Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood)

Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood discuss their new documentary, Under the Volcano, telling the incredible tale of Sir George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat. What do you do when you’re in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill Dies at 72, Remembered by Band Mates, Peers and Musicians
July 29, 2021
ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill Dies at 72, Remembered by Band Mates, Peers and Musicians

Dusty Hill, bassist of Texas rock legends ZZ Top, has died at the age of 72 , according to a statement released by his band mates Billy Gibbons and Frank...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton Q&A: On Reconnecting with the Guitar on His New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Album
April 16, 2021
Peter Frampton Q&A: On Reconnecting with the Guitar on His New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Album

Pandemic lockdown or not, Peter Frampton is as busy as ever these days. His new album, Frampton Forgets the Words, out April 23rd, is a fantastic instrumental collection including new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Edward Van Halen by Ross Halfin’ Photo Book Coming in June, Pre-Orders Up Now via Rufus Publications
February 15, 2021
‘Edward Van Halen by Ross Halfin’ Photo Book Coming in June, Pre-Orders Up Now via Rufus Publications

Renowned rock and roll photographer Ross Halfin is an icon among the scene, years of hard work and an incredible portfolio having established him as one of the foremost photographers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Sabbath Reissues Coming Soon: ‘Vol. 4’ 2/12, Dio-Era ‘Heaven and Hell’ & ‘Mob Rules’ 3/5
January 13, 2021
Black Sabbath Reissues Coming Soon: ‘Vol. 4’ 2/12, Dio-Era ‘Heaven and Hell’ & ‘Mob Rules’ 3/5

2021 already has some big reissue plans for fans of Black Sabbath, spanning key releases from both the Ozzy Osbourne and Ronnie James Dio era. On Feb. 12, 1972’s Vol....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Sabbath Revisiting 1972’s ‘Vol. 4’ for Deluxe Reissue in February 2021
December 2, 2020
Black Sabbath Revisiting 1972’s ‘Vol. 4’ for Deluxe Reissue in February 2021

Vol. 4 was the fourth studio album from Black Sabbath released in 1972 — and was essentially the first Sabbath record self-produced by the band, as guitarist Tony Iommi was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Lennon Groove to the Rolling Stones’ First-Ever Performance of ‘Sympathy for the Devil’
November 2, 2020
Watch John Lennon Groove to the Rolling Stones’ First-Ever Performance of ‘Sympathy for the Devil’

In 1968, the Rolling Stones staged their legendary/infamous Rock and Roll Circus television special. Looking back, it was a remarkable snapshot of music from the time, and much more. From...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Van Halen Remembers Brother Eddie with Heartfelt Message, Childhood Photo
October 8, 2020
Alex Van Halen Remembers Brother Eddie with Heartfelt Message, Childhood Photo

Tuesday’s news of the passing of legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen was met with shock and sadness among the music community — and on Thursday morning, Eddie’s brother and band...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 50th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue of Black Sabbath ‘Paranoid’ Coming in October via Rhino Records
August 6, 2020
50th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue of Black Sabbath ‘Paranoid’ Coming in October via Rhino Records

In September 1970, Black Sabbath unleashed Paranoid — the heavy metal gods‘ second album. It was a significant musical achievement, to say the least, and would go on to cement...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2020 Grammy Nominations Announced
November 20, 2019
2020 Grammy Nominations Announced

The time has come, once again, to spark up feverish online debate. Who got snubbed? Which artists are on the cusp of superstardom? The official list of nominees for the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Shock Rock Songs
December 10, 2018
Top 11 Shock Rock Songs

“I’m at a point in life when nothing feels shocking to me. I need something to shock me! I’m almost ready to see a UFO.” – CeeLo Green The list...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: First Impressions and Jeff Beck Group Conversations with Cozy Powell
August 14, 2017
Behind the Curtain: First Impressions and Jeff Beck Group Conversations with Cozy Powell

It is February 12, 1974 and I am backstage at Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis, MO. Bedlam— drummer Cozy Powell, singer Frank Aiello [formerly with Truth], guitarist Dave Ball [ex-Procol...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Black Sabbath Play 'Paranoid' and Bow to the Crowd at Their Last-Ever Gig
February 6, 2017
Watch Black Sabbath Play 'Paranoid' and Bow to the Crowd at Their Last-Ever Gig

This weekend, Black Sabbath officially brought their The End Tour to a rousing finish at Genting Arena in Birmingham, England. Their lengthy trek, which began back in 2016 and was...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Zakk Wylde: Author, Food Connoisseur, Guitar Hero  (Interview)
November 2, 2012
Zakk Wylde: Author, Food Connoisseur, Guitar Hero (Interview)

In an age when anyone can become a “Guitar Hero” by firing up the Xbox and mashing colored buttons in pace with onscreen prompts, it’s good to know that some...

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 | Iggy Pop: 19th Studio Solo Album ‘Every Loser’ Out 1/6; Stream “Frenzy” (ft. Executive Producer Andrew Watt)
November 10, 2022
Iggy Pop: 19th Studio Solo Album ‘Every Loser’ Out 1/6; Stream “Frenzy” (ft. Executive Producer Andrew Watt)

On Jan. 6, the legendary Iggy Pop will add to his illustrious career with a new studio album, Every Loser. Officially detailed on Thursday, it will be Pop’s 19th solo...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Iggy Pop: Stream “Frenzy,” a Primal Blast of Energy ft. Andrew Watt, Chad Smith and Duff McKagan
October 28, 2022
New from Iggy Pop: Stream “Frenzy,” a Primal Blast of Energy ft. Andrew Watt, Chad Smith and Duff McKagan

Iggy Pop may be 75 years old, but he still rocks it like he’s in his twenties. “Frenzy” is a new song shared by the living legend on Friday, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones: Legendary Drummer Passes Away at 80
August 24, 2021
Rest in Peace, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones: Legendary Drummer Passes Away at 80

Charlie Watts, longtime drummer of the Rolling Stones, has passed away at the age of 80. The news was shared by a spokesperson for the legendary drummer on Tuesday: “It...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65 After Battle with Throat Cancer
October 6, 2020
Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65 After Battle with Throat Cancer

Eddie Van Halen, renowned guitarist of Van Halen and all around legend, has passed away after a battle with cancer. The tragic news was shared by his son, Wolfgang Van...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Zakk Sabbath: Zakk Wylde’s Sabbath Tribute Band Covering 1970’s ‘Black Sabbath’ LP – Preview with the Title Track
July 2, 2020
Zakk Sabbath: Zakk Wylde’s Sabbath Tribute Band Covering 1970’s ‘Black Sabbath’ LP – Preview with the Title Track

Guitarist Zakk Wylde has been a major player in the hard rock scene for decades, whether with Black Label Society or Ozzy Osbourne, with whom he contributed to five studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day 2020: Key Releases Include the Kinks, Paul McCartney, The Cure, Toto, U2, David Bowie and More
March 5, 2020
Record Store Day 2020: Key Releases Include the Kinks, Paul McCartney, The Cure, Toto, U2, David Bowie and More

Record Store Day 2020 is coming up on Saturday, April 18. It’s a day dedicated to the physical medium of music — one in which music fans flock to record...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Perry on the Mend After Collapsing at Hollywood Vampires Gig (Update)
July 11, 2016
Joe Perry on the Mend After Collapsing at Hollywood Vampires Gig (Update)

Sunday night’s Hollywood Vampires gig at the Ford Amphitheater on the Cony Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, New York featured a scary moment when guitarist/Aerosmith legend Joe Perry collapsed onstage. He...