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Rock Cellar Magazine | The War on Drugs Extend Tour Supporting ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Into the Fall – Including First Red Rocks Gig
February 22, 2022
The War on Drugs Extend Tour Supporting ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Into the Fall – Including First Red Rocks Gig

After releasing a sweepingly powerful new album, I Don’t Live Here Anymore, in October, Philadelphia-based indie/rock ensemble The War on Drugs has a busy tour schedule ahead in the coming months — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The War on Drugs Extends 2022 Tour Into June, Adds Rescheduled Dates; ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Out Now
February 1, 2022
The War on Drugs Extends 2022 Tour Into June, Adds Rescheduled Dates; ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Out Now

After releasing a sweepingly powerful new album, I Don’t Live Here Anymore, in October, Philadelphia-based indie/rock ensemble The War on Drugs is preparing to head out on a big tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The War on Drugs Hosting ‘Living Proof: The War On Drugs Global Live Event’ on 12/9; New LP ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Out Now
November 18, 2021
The War on Drugs Hosting ‘Living Proof: The War On Drugs Global Live Event’ on 12/9; New LP ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Out Now

Philadelphia-based indie/rock band The War on Drugs has big touring plans set for early 2022 in support of its new album, the sprawling and affecting I Don’t Live Here Anymore, which was released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The War on Drugs Showcase ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ on NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk (Home) Concert’ and ‘CBS This Morning’
November 2, 2021
Watch The War on Drugs Showcase ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ on NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk (Home) Concert’ and ‘CBS This Morning’

Last Friday, Philadelphia-based indie/rock ensemble The War on Drugs released I Don’t Live Here Anymore, a new album of affecting depth and emotional weight. To highlight some of the album’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The War on Drugs ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore,’ a Sonic Journey of Sweeping, Emotional Depth (Listen)
October 29, 2021
Out Now: The War on Drugs ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore,’ a Sonic Journey of Sweeping, Emotional Depth (Listen)

From the first few bars of gentle acoustic guitar paired with piano, you know you’re in for something special with I Don’t Live Here Anymore, the new album from Philadelphia-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The War on Drugs: Stream “Change” Ahead of New Album ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Out 10/29
October 27, 2021
The War on Drugs: Stream “Change” Ahead of New Album ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ Out 10/29

This Friday, Oct. 29, Philadelphia-based indie band The War on Drugs will release I Don’t Live Here Anymore, its first studio album in four years. As a final preview of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The War on Drugs Announce New Album Out 10/29, Detail 2022 Tour, Share Video for “Living Proof”
July 22, 2021
The War on Drugs Announce New Album Out 10/29, Detail 2022 Tour, Share Video for “Living Proof”

This week brought big news from The War on Drugs, as the Philadelphia-based indie band will release I Don’t Live Here Anymore, its first studio album in four years, on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Live Drugs,’ Capturing the Breathtaking Live Experience of the War on Drugs in Concert (Listen/Buy)
November 20, 2020
Out Now: ‘Live Drugs,’ Capturing the Breathtaking Live Experience of the War on Drugs in Concert (Listen/Buy)

Philadelphia-based indie/rock/psychedelic band The War on Drugs has released four studio albums to date and earned a reputation for an unforgettable live show — and today, the band releases a live album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The War on Drugs Announces New Live Album ‘Live Drugs,’ Out 11/20 (Preview/Pre-Order)
October 6, 2020
The War on Drugs Announces New Live Album ‘Live Drugs,’ Out 11/20 (Preview/Pre-Order)

Philadelphia-based indie/rock/psychedelic band The War on Drugs has released four studio albums to date and earned a reputation for an enthralling live show — and on Nov. 20, the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Rolling Stones’ Unreleased Track ‘Scarlet’ Has a New Remix ft. The War on Drugs (and Jimmy Page) — Listen
August 14, 2020
The Rolling Stones’ Unreleased Track ‘Scarlet’ Has a New Remix ft. The War on Drugs (and Jimmy Page) — Listen

Last week, The Rolling Stones premiered “Scarlet,” one of the previously unheard recordings that will be included in the Stones‘ upcoming 50th anniversary reissue of 1973’s Goats Head Soup. (Click...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 65th Grammy Awards Nominations Announced; Ceremony Scheduled for Feb. 5 on CBS/Paramount+
November 15, 2022
65th Grammy Awards Nominations Announced; Ceremony Scheduled for Feb. 5 on CBS/Paramount+

Today, Nov. 15, the Recording Academy announced the nominations for the 65th Grammy Awards, which will take place on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles (and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)
June 2, 2021
Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)

The Wizard of Ozzy and Freddie Mercury, Robert Plant, Iggy Pop, Oasis, Coldplay Plus a Cast of Thousands: Q&A with Rockfield’s Recording Engineer/Farmer Kingsley Ward Along with Yasgur’s farm, Rockfield...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Cold War Kids Continue Three-Album Arc with the Funky, Soulful ‘New Age Norms 2’ (Listen)
August 21, 2020
Out Now: Cold War Kids Continue Three-Album Arc with the Funky, Soulful ‘New Age Norms 2’ (Listen)

In late 2019, Cold War Kids began a three-album trilogy with New Age Norms 1 — and now, months later (and in a seemingly different human existence altogether, really), the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The Killers: Stream ‘My Own Soul’s Warning,’ a Powerful New Anthem from the Upcoming ‘Imploding the Mirage’
June 17, 2020
New from The Killers: Stream ‘My Own Soul’s Warning,’ a Powerful New Anthem from the Upcoming ‘Imploding the Mirage’

When you think of The Killers, you expect bombast, grandiose compositions with earnest lyrics and fist-pumping theatrics — and that’s very much what the group delivered with its new single,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Harry Styles and His Band’s Incredible Cover of Peter Gabriel’s ‘Sledgehammer’ on ‘Howard Stern’
March 9, 2020
Watch Harry Styles and His Band’s Incredible Cover of Peter Gabriel’s ‘Sledgehammer’ on ‘Howard Stern’

Harry Styles is enjoying a creative burst, spreading his wings after his years as a core member of the English pop group One Direction. Styles’ 2019 album Fine Line was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)
June 4, 2013
Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)

An exclusive interview with founding member of the Turtles - on his career and his new book 'Shell Shocked'.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues on His Days of Future Passed (and Present)
April 2, 2013
Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues on His Days of Future Passed (and Present)

Rock Cellar Magazine catches up with Justin Hayward to discuss The Moody Blues, songwriting, the band’s performance at the infamous 1970 Isle of Wight Festival, meditation, drugs, and his brand new record - Spirits of the Western Sky.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Soccer Mommy Releases New Album ‘Sometimes, Forever’; Headlining Tour On Now (Listen)
June 24, 2022
Out Now: Soccer Mommy Releases New Album ‘Sometimes, Forever’; Headlining Tour On Now (Listen)

Soccer Mommy (real name Sophia Regina Allison) rode the wave of indie music buzz the past few years, building her audience and becoming a staple of the scene. Today, June 24, Allison...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Soccer Mommy Previews New Album ‘Sometimes, Forever’ with “Bones,” Announces Headlining Tour
May 18, 2022
Soccer Mommy Previews New Album ‘Sometimes, Forever’ with “Bones,” Announces Headlining Tour

Soccer Mommy (real name Sophia Regina Allison) is preparing to release a new album, Sometimes, Forever, on June 24. It follows 2020’s Color Theory, which put the project on the map and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Mandy Moore Traces the Bonds of Love, Family and Connection on New Record ‘In Real Life’ (Listen)
May 13, 2022
Out Now: Mandy Moore Traces the Bonds of Love, Family and Connection on New Record ‘In Real Life’ (Listen)

In Real Life, a new studio album from Mandy Moore released today, May 13, comes during an especially eventful period in the singer/songwriter/actor‘s career. Not only did Moore and husband...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mandy Moore Previews ‘In Real Life’ LP with “Four Moons,” a Song About ‘Trying to Savor Every Moment’
April 27, 2022
Mandy Moore Previews ‘In Real Life’ LP with “Four Moons,” a Song About ‘Trying to Savor Every Moment’

On May 13, singer/songwriter/This Is Us star Mandy Moore will release In Real Life, a new studio album featuring heavy contributions from her husband, Taylor Goldsmith of the Los Angeles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mandy Moore Shares “In Real Life” Video, ft. Celebrity Pals and ‘This Is Us’ Co-Stars; Album Out 5/13
March 17, 2022
Mandy Moore Shares “In Real Life” Video, ft. Celebrity Pals and ‘This Is Us’ Co-Stars; Album Out 5/13

On May 13, Mandy Moore will release In Real Life, a new album announced recently alongside the premiere of its title track. Moore has now added a music video for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mandy Moore: ‘In Real Life’ LP Out 5/13 ft. Husband Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes; Shares Title Track and Tour Dates
March 8, 2022
Mandy Moore: ‘In Real Life’ LP Out 5/13 ft. Husband Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes; Shares Title Track and Tour Dates

In 2020, Mandy Moore released Silver Landings, a refreshing, honest and reflective new album from the singer/songwriter/actor (of This Is Us fame) that had an aesthetic that seemed inspired by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo 2022 Lineup/Details Announced (ft. Stevie Nicks, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss and Much More)
January 11, 2022
Bonnaroo 2022 Lineup/Details Announced (ft. Stevie Nicks, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss and Much More)

After a COVID-19 mandated delay and a 2021 cancellation caused by rough weather, the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is back with a new lineup and details for its 2022...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue Out 9/4: Pre-Order/Preview with a Remix of ‘Scarlet’
August 31, 2020
Rolling Stones ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue Out 9/4: Pre-Order/Preview with a Remix of ‘Scarlet’

This Friday, Sept. 4, The Rolling Stones will release an elaborate reissue of 1973’s Goats Head Soup, and the English rock legends have spent much of the past few weeks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Killers Return Refreshed and Synth-Happy as Ever with New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage’ (Listen)
August 21, 2020
Out Now: The Killers Return Refreshed and Synth-Happy as Ever with New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage’ (Listen)

The allure of the Killers has always lied in the passionate vocals of Brandon Flowers and the rock/pop band‘s knack for a hook — especially hooks bathed in synth 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 | 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 | New from The Killers: Stream ‘Caution,’ from New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage’
March 12, 2020
New from The Killers: Stream ‘Caution,’ from New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage’

Las Vegas rockers The Killers are back — and on Thursday the celebrated band premiered a new song, “Caution”: The track is taken from the band’s new album, Imploding the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Groove with Chicano Batman’s Laid-Back New Video for ‘Color My Life,’ — New LP Out 5/1
February 26, 2020
Groove with Chicano Batman’s Laid-Back New Video for ‘Color My Life,’ — New LP Out 5/1

Los Angeles-based band Chicano Batman will release a new album, Invisible People, the follow-up to 2017’s Freedom is Free and the group’s fourth full-length to date, on May 1 —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | If You’ve Visited Downtown Los Angeles Recently, You Might Be in the New Video from Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon for ‘Earthquake’
December 12, 2019
If You’ve Visited Downtown Los Angeles Recently, You Might Be in the New Video from Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon for ‘Earthquake’

No Home Record, the recent solo album from Kim Gordon that marks the Sonic Youth icon’s first record under her own name, is all about emotion and artistry. It’s a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth Releases First-Ever Solo Album, ‘No Home Record’ — Listen
October 11, 2019
Out Now: Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth Releases First-Ever Solo Album, ‘No Home Record’ — Listen

There’s no avenue of artistic expression that Kim Gordon isn’t eager to try. Since co-founding seminal band Sonic Youth with Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo, Gordon has earned acclaim for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Kim Gordon: Stream ‘Hungry Baby’; New Album ‘No Home Record’ Out 10/11
October 7, 2019
New from Kim Gordon: Stream ‘Hungry Baby’; New Album ‘No Home Record’ Out 10/11

This Friday, Oct. 11, Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth will release her first solo album, No Home Record. Gordon has done a lot over the years, releasing music and art...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Kim Gordon as a Creepy Rideshare Driver in L.A. in Her Provocative New Video for ‘Sketch Artist’
August 20, 2019
Watch Kim Gordon as a Creepy Rideshare Driver in L.A. in Her Provocative New Video for ‘Sketch Artist’

As hyperbolic as it may seem to read, you have not seen a music video like the new one from Kim Gordon, esteemed musician/visual artist perhaps most well known for...

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 | Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead on the Power of Live Music: ‘When You Play to Real People, Man, That’s Where It’s At’ (Q&A)
May 30, 2019
Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead on the Power of Live Music: ‘When You Play to Real People, Man, That’s Where It’s At’ (Q&A)

Along with Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann was the heartbeat of the Grateful Dead for more than thirty years. After more ups and downs than any band should have to endure,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Fame
November 11, 2022
Top 11 Songs About Fame

“Fame attracts lunatics.” — Elton John “Video Killed the Radio Star” by the Buggles Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes and Bruce Woolley wrote “Video Killed the Radio Star,” a nostalgic look...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Royalty
September 8, 2022
Top 11 Songs About Royalty

Editorial note: This story first ran in March of 2019. “God Save the Queen” by the Sex Pistols is featured in our Top 11 Hit Songs That Caused Controversy list...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Songs For While I’m Away’: Thin Lizzy’s Scott Gorham Talks New Doc and His Friendship with Phil Lynott
August 12, 2022
‘Songs For While I’m Away’: Thin Lizzy’s Scott Gorham Talks New Doc and His Friendship with Phil Lynott

As a member of ‘70s arena rock stars Thin Lizzy for nearly a decade, guitarist Scott Gorham served as the right-hand man to the band’s charismatic and talented front man,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Art Alexakis Q&A: 30 Years of Everclear, Touring with MS and Being ‘Confrontationally Authentic’ (“When You’re 60, You Don’t Have to Be Nice Anymore”)
June 8, 2022
Art Alexakis Q&A: 30 Years of Everclear, Touring with MS and Being ‘Confrontationally Authentic’ (“When You’re 60, You Don’t Have to Be Nice Anymore”)

Originally recorded in a friend’s basement for $400, 1993’s World of Noise was the first release from Everclear, prior to its emergence in the mid-1990s as an alt/rock staple with era-defining radio hits like “Father...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jim Messina Q&A: Memories of Buffalo Springfield, Poco and Reuniting with Kenny Loggins for Two Special Gigs
April 11, 2022
Jim Messina Q&A: Memories of Buffalo Springfield, Poco and Reuniting with Kenny Loggins for Two Special Gigs

Fans of classic rock radio are never far from hearing a song Jim Messina had a hand in creating. A singer, guitarist and songwriter in three celebrated bands, Messina also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Love Him or Hate Him, Machine Gun Kelly is Carrying The Torch for Pop-Punk’s Revival (‘Mainstream Sellout’ Review)
March 25, 2022
Love Him or Hate Him, Machine Gun Kelly is Carrying The Torch for Pop-Punk’s Revival (‘Mainstream Sellout’ Review)

From the opening seconds of “Born with Horns,” the leadoff track on Mainstream Sellout — the new album from Machine Gun Kelly available today, March 25 — you might be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Steve Howe of Yes on New Album ‘The Quest,’ Prog-Rock Masters’ Legacy and Beyond
December 9, 2021
Q&A: Steve Howe of Yes on New Album ‘The Quest,’ Prog-Rock Masters’ Legacy and Beyond

A celebrated guitar hero since his emergence with Yes in the early ‘70s, Steve Howe remains a formidable six-string practitioner. As producer, guitarist, occasional lead singer and songwriter featured throughout the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas Songs
December 1, 2021
Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas Songs

It's that time of year, when everybody hears Christmas songs everywhere -- but which ones truly rock? Here's a few that definitely do ...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ Ride Again in Jesse Lauter’s New Rock-umentary (Q&A)
October 28, 2021
‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ Ride Again in Jesse Lauter’s New Rock-umentary (Q&A)

Enjoy a Q&A with Jesse Lauter, the filmmaker behind the new Learning To Live Together: The Return of Mad Dogs & Englishmen documentary.  Art history is littered with tragic tales...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Todd Rundgren Q&A: Space Travel, Mortality, Revisiting His Past on the Road and the Rock Hall
October 11, 2021
Todd Rundgren Q&A: Space Travel, Mortality, Revisiting His Past on the Road and the Rock Hall

For more than  50 years, Todd Rundgren has proven to be a true musical wunderkind, blessed with dazzling skills as a singer, instrumentalist, songwriter and arranger with his bands The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs By Classic Rock Trios
October 11, 2021
Top 11 Songs By Classic Rock Trios

“In the Police, in a trio situation—which I’ve come back to now—it’s just so wide open that it does actually provide this arena where you can play with a certain...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Morning Jacket Share Sensory-Overloading Video for “Regularly Scheduled Programming,” New Album 10/22
August 24, 2021
My Morning Jacket Share Sensory-Overloading Video for “Regularly Scheduled Programming,” New Album 10/22

On Oct. 22, Jim James and My Morning Jacket will return with a self-titled album, the versatile alt/indie band‘s first new studio record since 2015. Officially announced on Tuesday, the...

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 | Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson on ‘In Another World,’ the Band’s Work Ethic and Beyond
June 14, 2021
Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson on ‘In Another World,’ the Band’s Work Ethic and Beyond

Cheap Trick is one of the hardest working bands in rock and roll. Almost 50 years since they formed in Rockford, Illinois, Cheap Trick achieved everything the hard way. No...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Grammy Hall of Fame Singer B.J. Thomas: 1942-2021
June 1, 2021
Rest in Peace, Grammy Hall of Fame Singer B.J. Thomas: 1942-2021

B.J. Thomas, whose hit songs of the 1960s and 70s (including “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”) made him a household name among various musical...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | 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 | 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 | Rest in Peace, Argentinian Soccer Legend Diego Maradona: 1960-2020
November 25, 2020
Rest in Peace, Argentinian Soccer Legend Diego Maradona: 1960-2020

Diego Maradona, one of the most legendary soccer players and a man whose incredible on-field exploits elevated his influence and legacy, has passed away at the age of 60, it...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | 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 | Behind the Curtain: Joe Perry and Aerosmith, Before and After Getting Clean
March 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Joe Perry and Aerosmith, Before and After Getting Clean

For this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen recalls various encounters with Joe Perry and Aerosmith at disparate points in the band’s career — first as a fledgling guitar god,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Friendship
February 11, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Friendship

Top 11 Songs About Friendship — a list that barely scratches the surface. If you think of any more that you’d add, let us know! “An old friend will help...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead & Company Map Out Summer 2020 Tour Dates
February 6, 2020
Dead & Company Map Out Summer 2020 Tour Dates

When we last spoke with drummer Bill Kreutzmann, the Grateful Dead icon was having an absolute blast out on the road with Dead & Company — and with another warm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Debbie Harry on Writing Her New Memoir, Blondie’s Old Days in NYC and Her View of the World (The Interview)
November 14, 2019
Debbie Harry on Writing Her New Memoir, Blondie’s Old Days in NYC and Her View of the World (The Interview)

Debbie Harry is a certifiable pop culture icon. As the frontperson for Blondie, the chart-topping New Wave group that grew out of New York City’s fabled CBGBs-fueled punk scene, she...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Howlin Rain and Band Leader, Ethan Miller
October 10, 2019
Turn Me On: Howlin Rain and Band Leader, Ethan Miller

Over the course of thirteen years and five studio albums, the kaleidoscopic jam band Howlin Rain has ingeniously explored the ever-evolving relationship between avant-garde psychedelia and blues-based southern rock. Their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Story of Oasis’ Groundbreaking Debut Album ‘Definitely Maybe,’ as Vibrant as Ever 25 Years Later
September 12, 2019
The Story of Oasis’ Groundbreaking Debut Album ‘Definitely Maybe,’ as Vibrant as Ever 25 Years Later

25 years after Oasis announced its arrival to the world, Noel and Liam Gallagher, Paul “Bonehead” Arthurs, Tony McCarroll, plus Creation Records head Alan McGee, DJ Gary Crowley and the Oasis...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Neal Schon
August 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Neal Schon

For his latest Behind The Curtain entry, writer Steve rosen recounts a few run-ins with renowned guitarist Neal Schon, of Santana and Journey fame …  It is 1975 and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Happiness
June 13, 2019
Top 11 Songs About Happiness

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin Bobby McFerrin’s 1988 tune “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Review: ‘Rocketman’ Blasts Off: A Must-See for Elton John Fans with Ingenious Fantasy Sequences and a Riveting Story
May 28, 2019
Review: ‘Rocketman’ Blasts Off: A Must-See for Elton John Fans with Ingenious Fantasy Sequences and a Riveting Story

Dexter Fletcher’s Rocketman opens with a shot of a costumed Elton John (Taron Egerton) walking down a corridor. Whether intentionally or not, the scene suggests the start of Bohemian Rhapsody,...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Everclear Front Man Art Alexakis Announces Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis, Vows to Continue Touring
March 27, 2019
Everclear Front Man Art Alexakis Announces Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis, Vows to Continue Touring

On Tuesday afternoon, Everclear front man Art Alexakis, the one consistent member of the Portland-based alt/rock band that hit it big in the 1990s and continues to be active to...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is One of the Greatest Rock Icon Biopics in Movie History
October 31, 2018
Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is One of the Greatest Rock Icon Biopics in Movie History

Below, enjoy an exclusive review of the new Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody from Rock Cellar’s resident film critic, Ed Rampell. Are You Ready for Freddie? The new 20th Century...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Opioid Crisis, Clean Living and Three Dog Night: Chuck Negron Q&A
August 3, 2018
The Opioid Crisis, Clean Living and Three Dog Night: Chuck Negron Q&A

In almost any interview with Three Dog Night vocalist Chuck Negron, the conversation inevitably turns to drugs, their abuse, and redemption. Negron famously became a heroin addict at the height...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Jaco Pastorius
June 14, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Jaco Pastorius

Maybe the best way of trying to describe who Jaco Pastorius was and my encounter with him back in 1977 right around the release of his first self-titled solo album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Rock and Roll Adventures with Stevie Ray Vaughan
May 11, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Rock and Roll Adventures with Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan was a special talent as far as guitar-playing is concerned, and though he passed in 1990 his legacy lives on in the music and stories — such...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Glam Rock Songs
January 12, 2018
Top 11 Glam Rock Songs

Top 11 Glam Rock Songs “I was recently looking at an old cover of New Musical Express from 1973. It’s me and Mick Jagger, and he’s just found glam a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Eric Clapton’
December 13, 2017
Rock Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Eric Clapton’

Eric Clapton is one of the most skilled and creative guitarists of his generation. For more than 50 years “Slowhand” has brought his brand of blues and rock to bands...

Rock Cellar Magazine | San Francisco Musicians (Marty Balin, Peter Albin, David Freiberg and David Nelson) Recall Their First Encounters with Jerry Garcia
August 29, 2017
San Francisco Musicians (Marty Balin, Peter Albin, David Freiberg and David Nelson) Recall Their First Encounters with Jerry Garcia

The free-form jams of the Grateful Dead provided the soundtrack for San Francisco’s 1967 Summer of Love. Led by singer, songwriter and guitarist Jerry Garcia, the band regularly performed at...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Backstage with Dave Mustaine at the Hollywood Palladium
May 13, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Backstage with Dave Mustaine at the Hollywood Palladium

Backstage at the Hollywood Palladium, carefully choreographed chaos is taking place. Huge roadies the size of grizzly bears—only with tattoos and walkie talkies—wheel in massive cases housing guitars, drums, cables...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Moms for Mother’s Day
May 9, 2017
Top 11 Songs About Moms for Mother’s Day

Just in time for Mother’s Day, here are some of the most crucial songs about moms ever laid to tape …  A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Lonely Boy’ Steve Jones on His New Book, Life with the Sex Pistols, Bob Dylan and More
January 12, 2017
‘Lonely Boy’ Steve Jones on His New Book, Life with the Sex Pistols, Bob Dylan and More

Steve Jones was one of those kids whose high school yearbook entry would have read “Most likely not to succeed.” His life path was an all-too-certain roller coaster ride to the gutter until...

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 | Vivian Campbell: A Life in Rock with Dio, Def Leppard and Last in Line (Q&A)
October 26, 2016
Vivian Campbell: A Life in Rock with Dio, Def Leppard and Last in Line (Q&A)

Decades after the release of Dio’s early ’80s albums, in particular, Holy Diver and The Last In Line, those recordings are widely recognized by music fans and critics alike as towering achievements in ’80s hard rock....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rebel Songs
October 7, 2016
Top 11 Rebel Songs

The young always have the same problem – how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another....

Rock Cellar Magazine | All You Need is Love: Mike Love of the Beach Boys Q&A
October 7, 2016
All You Need is Love: Mike Love of the Beach Boys Q&A

For over 55 years, Mike Love has been a faithful steward of the Beach Boys, the ultimate cheerleader championing their timeless legacy around the globe. He’s the lead vocalist on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Los Angeles Songs
September 8, 2016
Top 11 Los Angeles Songs

I don’t want to live in a city where the only cultural advantage is that you can make a right turn on a red light. – Woody Allen Despite its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Tyler Goes Solo – The Interview
August 8, 2016
Steven Tyler Goes Solo – The Interview

At age 68, Steven Tyler continues to surprise. Long-time Aerosmith fans might be scratching their heads with news that Steven Tyler has just completed a country solo album, We’re All Somebody...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 'Delta Lady' Speaks: Q&A with Rita Coolidge
July 8, 2016
The 'Delta Lady' Speaks: Q&A with Rita Coolidge

Delta Lady: A Memoir is the apt title of Lafayette, Tennessee-born singer Rita Coolidge‘s new autobiography. That classic Leon Russell-penned track and his signature A Song For You were inspired by Coolidge...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Led Zeppelin in 1977
May 6, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Led Zeppelin in 1977

Steve Rosen has been writing about the creatures of rock and roll for 40 years. His stories have appeared in and on Guitar World, Guitar Player, Guitarist, Total Guitar and...

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 | A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)
October 3, 2013
A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)

Over delicate acoustic guitar finger-picking and a lush orchestral score, Linda Ronstadt sings, “’cause I’ve done everything I know to try and make you mine and I think I’m gonna love...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Standing in the Shadow: Interview with Rolling Stones Producer/Manager Andrew Loog Oldham
June 4, 2013
Standing in the Shadow: Interview with Rolling Stones Producer/Manager Andrew Loog Oldham

The Stones' iconic manager/producer discusses his legacy and new book 'Stone Free'

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cross the Road with Beatles Art Director Kosh (Interview)
April 17, 2013
Cross the Road with Beatles Art Director Kosh (Interview)

Part I: LET IT BE TOLD Since designing his first album cover in 1969 — a little something you might have heard of called Abbey Road — London-born John Kosh...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sir George Martin: The ‘Fifth Beatle’ Looks Back (Interview)
April 16, 2013
Sir George Martin: The ‘Fifth Beatle’ Looks Back (Interview)

Beatles producer George Martin discusses his lengthy career - and the rewarding challenges of working with the Fab Four.

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Heart of Ann Wilson
April 2, 2013
The Heart of Ann Wilson

With their chugging rhythms and soaring harmonies, Ann and Nancy Wilson’s band Heart topped ’70s and ’80s charts with hits like Barracuda, Magic Man, Crazy On You, Alone, These Dreams, and What About Love, selling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Grunge Era, As Told By The Musicians That Defined It (Interview with Author Mark Yarm)
April 2, 2013
The Grunge Era, As Told By The Musicians That Defined It (Interview with Author Mark Yarm)

In the years since the so-called “grunge” scene turned bands from and around Seattle into MTV darlings during the early 1990s, countless books examining the phenomenon have been written and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | March Album Reviews
March 4, 2013
March Album Reviews

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Justin Hayward Johnny Marr How to Destroy Angels Atoms for Peace Son Volt David Bowie Emmylou Harris & Rodney...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who's 'Quadrophenia' Tour Defies Time (Concert Review)
February 3, 2013
The Who's 'Quadrophenia' Tour Defies Time (Concert Review)

The Who at Staples Center; Los Angeles When Pete Townshend said the din of his amplifiers in 1964 was emulating that of a WWII bomber plane, he wasn’t kidding. Anyone...

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 | Rolling Stones Revelations!  Interview with "Crossfire Hurricane" Director Brett Morgen
November 14, 2012
Rolling Stones Revelations! Interview with "Crossfire Hurricane" Director Brett Morgen

In an exclusive interview, documentary filmmaker Brett Morgen reveals 11 things you may not know about the Rolling Stones.

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Time Again for the Strawberry Alarm Clock
June 19, 2012
Time Again for the Strawberry Alarm Clock

The back pages of pop music history are littered with tales of one hit wonders. You know the equation:  A band comes out of nowhere, hits the top of the...

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

Fiona Apple Rush Smashing Pumpkins The Cult The Beach Boys Translator Giant Giant Sand Maroon 5 Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel… The exhausting title of Fiona Apple’s new album, The...

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 | 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 | Roadie Henry Smith on the Early Days of Led Zeppelin and the John Lennon Tour That Might Have Been
November 3, 2011
Roadie Henry Smith on the Early Days of Led Zeppelin and the John Lennon Tour That Might Have Been

Henry ‘The Horse’ Smith admits that he sometimes gets annoyed with people asking Led Zeppelin questions. After all, the good-natured 64 year old roadie/road manager has a lot more on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Ventura: Democracy Rocks
August 12, 2011
Jesse Ventura: Democracy Rocks

Jesse Ventura’s wrestling persona — known as “The Body” — exuded a rock star image with his rippling physique, bleached-blond hair, berets, and his ability to make feathered boas seem...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seven Muses of Paris
July 29, 2011
Seven Muses of Paris

She breathes in the creativity of a man and exhales the essence of beauty.

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir
June 10, 2011
Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir

From his musical days with Peter & Gordon through his careers as a Grammy-award winning producer, artist manager, Apple A&R man, and record company executive, Peter Asher has witnessed and...