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Rock Cellar Magazine | 20,000+ Photos (& 40+ Years) of Adventures with “Weird Al” Yankovic: Drummer Jon ‘Bermuda’ Schwartz Speaks
November 10, 2022
20,000+ Photos (& 40+ Years) of Adventures with “Weird Al” Yankovic: Drummer Jon ‘Bermuda’ Schwartz Speaks

Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz has been an integral part of the “Weird Al” Yankovic experience since 1980, after a chance encounter on the Dr. Demento Show brought the two together. Schwartz...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Streaming Now: ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’ is the Ridiculous “Weird Al” Yankovic Biopic You Never Knew You Needed
November 4, 2022
Streaming Now: ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’ is the Ridiculous “Weird Al” Yankovic Biopic You Never Knew You Needed

Today, Nov. 4, the Roku Channel will premiere Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, a 100% authorized and official “biopic” of “Weird Al” Yankovic, the beloved musician/parody artist/pop culture icon whose...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Is This “Weird Al” Yankovic or a Cat Dressed as “Weird Al” Yankovic for Halloween?
October 31, 2022
Is This “Weird Al” Yankovic or a Cat Dressed as “Weird Al” Yankovic for Halloween?

Happy Halloween, the one day a year we’re all allowed to don our most ridiculous, over-the-top outfits in tribute to our favorite pop-culture icons and celebrities. Like “Weird Al” Yankovic,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Full, Impossibly Ridiculous Trailer for ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,’ on Roku Channel 11/4
August 29, 2022
Watch the Full, Impossibly Ridiculous Trailer for ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,’ on Roku Channel 11/4

In hindsight, we really should have seen this coming. How could there be a “Weird Al” Yankovic biopic that wasn’t itself a parody? When word first broke earlier this year...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Poster Revealed for ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,’ Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Premiering on the Roku Channel 11/4
July 27, 2022
Poster Revealed for ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,’ Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Premiering on the Roku Channel 11/4

On Nov. 4, The Roku Channel will premiere Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, the official “biopic” of parody musician/cultural icon, “Weird Al” Yankovic. The gritty, stylized send-up of Yankovic’s career,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Beck Regrets Denying “Weird Al” Yankovic Permission to Parody “Loser” in the ’90s: “I’m Actually Really Sad It Didn’t Happen”
June 30, 2022
Beck Regrets Denying “Weird Al” Yankovic Permission to Parody “Loser” in the ’90s: “I’m Actually Really Sad It Didn’t Happen”

First released in March of 1993, “Loser” would become a breakthrough sensation for Beck, who previously toiled as a struggling musician before the quirky track drew attention his way, eventually...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,” Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Debuting on Roku This Fall
May 3, 2022
Preview “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,” Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Debuting on Roku This Fall

Word broke in January that Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, an official biopic of the parody music/pop culture legend starring Harry Potter‘s Daniel Radcliffe, was in the works. It was met with excitement among...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Evan Rachel Wood is Madonna in the New “Weird Al” Yankovic Biopic and More Revelations from Al Himself
March 3, 2022
Evan Rachel Wood is Madonna in the New “Weird Al” Yankovic Biopic and More Revelations from Al Himself

When word broke in January that Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, an official biopic of the music/parody legend starring Harry Potter‘s Daniel Radcliffe, it was met with near-universal excitement from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daniel Radcliffe to Play “Weird Al” Yankovic in New Biopic ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’
January 18, 2022
Daniel Radcliffe to Play “Weird Al” Yankovic in New Biopic ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story is the title of a new biopic chronicling the life, career, legacy and rise to fame of five-time Grammy Award-winning musician/parody artist “Weird Al” Yankovic....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Video for George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord,” ft. Fred Armisen, Vanessa Bayer, Jeff Lynne, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Mark Hamill, “Weird Al” Yankovic & More
December 15, 2021
Watch a New Video for George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord,” ft. Fred Armisen, Vanessa Bayer, Jeff Lynne, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Mark Hamill, “Weird Al” Yankovic & More

The first-ever video for George Harrison's "My Sweet Lord" is a star-studded, cameo-filled romp.

Rock Cellar Magazine | “Weird Al” Yankovic Announces 133-Date ‘The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour,’ Tickets On Sale 12/10
December 6, 2021
“Weird Al” Yankovic Announces 133-Date ‘The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour,’ Tickets On Sale 12/10

"Weird Al" Yankovic announced a huge, 133-date tour for 2022, with tickets set to go on sale starting on Dec. 10.

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 | Watch ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Moderate the Trump vs. Biden Debate with an Auto-Tuned ‘We’re All Doomed’ Remix
September 30, 2020
Watch ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Moderate the Trump vs. Biden Debate with an Auto-Tuned ‘We’re All Doomed’ Remix

Turns out, this week’s Presidential Debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is even more dramatic and explosive when moderated by none other than pop culture/music/comedy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Very High Compliment: Dave Davies Told ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic He’s ‘Always Loved’ Al’s Kinks Parody ‘Yoda’
September 2, 2020
A Very High Compliment: Dave Davies Told ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic He’s ‘Always Loved’ Al’s Kinks Parody ‘Yoda’

Social media has its issues, but its core ability to connect everybody together at any point has really transformed our collective way of life — and, in some cases, opened...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You’ll Do a Double-Take Watching ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic as Ted Nugent in a New Clip from Quibi’s ‘Reno 911’ Reboot
August 27, 2020
You’ll Do a Double-Take Watching ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic as Ted Nugent in a New Clip from Quibi’s ‘Reno 911’ Reboot

Back in late April, news circulated that “Weird Al” Yankovic, iconic parody artist and pop culture figure whose career and influence has spanned decades, would impersonate Ted Nugent in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out 10/27: ‘Black & White & Weird All Over: The Lost Photographs of “Weird Al” Yankovic ’83 – ’86,’ an Exhaustively Compiled Book of Vintage Al Photos
August 10, 2020
Out 10/27: ‘Black & White & Weird All Over: The Lost Photographs of “Weird Al” Yankovic ’83 – ’86,’ an Exhaustively Compiled Book of Vintage Al Photos

In addition to being a key part of the “Weird Al” Yankovic live experience for decades, Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz has also served as an archivist of all things Al —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Mr. Show’s Bob Odenkirk + David Cross Lead a Hilariously Serious All-Star Singalong of ‘Eat It’ by ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic
May 14, 2020
Watch Mr. Show’s Bob Odenkirk + David Cross Lead a Hilariously Serious All-Star Singalong of ‘Eat It’ by ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

We’re all in this together. That phrase is everywhere these days, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic still maintains its stranglehold on society — enter “Weird Al” Yankovic and his comedian...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Will Play Ted Nugent on Quibi’s ‘Reno 911!’ Revival and His On-Screen Depiction is Startling
April 30, 2020
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Will Play Ted Nugent on Quibi’s ‘Reno 911!’ Revival and His On-Screen Depiction is Startling

On May 4, the new mobile streaming platform Quibi will premiere a new Reno 911! revival series, bringing Thomas Lennon’s Deputy Dangle and the misfit police force back to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘One More Minute’ is the Perfect Social Distancing Anthem, As He Demonstrated on ‘The Tonight Show’
March 31, 2020
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘One More Minute’ is the Perfect Social Distancing Anthem, As He Demonstrated on ‘The Tonight Show’

If you aren’t well-versed in the entire catalog of “Weird Al” Yankovic, you’re missing out on some real, hardcore entertainment. His classic albums find the musician/comedian trying all sorts of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Playing ‘Classical Gas’ on the Roof is the Catharsis We Need In These Confusing Times
March 25, 2020
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Playing ‘Classical Gas’ on the Roof is the Catharsis We Need In These Confusing Times

Nobody knows what exactly to do right now — the coronavirus pandemic has most of us stuck at home, either working remotely or wondering what’s next. Enter “Weird Al” Yankovic,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weird’ But True: James Holzhauer Lost On ‘Jeopardy!’ Just in Time for the 35th Anniversary of ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘I Lost On Jeopardy’
June 5, 2019
‘Weird’ But True: James Holzhauer Lost On ‘Jeopardy!’ Just in Time for the 35th Anniversary of ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘I Lost On Jeopardy’

This one’s too “weird” for words, but here goes. On Monday night, James Holzhauer’s marathon run as a Jeopardy! contestant came to an end. He’d won 32 games and netted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Announces Huge Symphonic ‘Strings Attached’ Tour for 2019
November 12, 2018
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Announces Huge Symphonic ‘Strings Attached’ Tour for 2019

This past spring, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic and his impeccable (and underrated) backing band went out on the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, a trek across North America catering to only the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to 'Weird Al' Yankovic's Previously Unheard 'Pac-Man,' a Parody of the Beatles' 'Taxman'
February 17, 2017
Listen to 'Weird Al' Yankovic's Previously Unheard 'Pac-Man,' a Parody of the Beatles' 'Taxman'

Over the decades, “Weird Al” Yankovic has etched his place in music and pop culture history with now-classic comedy albums featuring inventive parodies and inspired original compositions. Next November, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Festival Supreme 2016 Tix On Sale Now – 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Flight of the Conchords, More in LA 10/29
August 12, 2016
Festival Supreme 2016 Tix On Sale Now – 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Flight of the Conchords, More in LA 10/29

Tickets for Tenacious D‘s Festival Supreme 2016 have gone on sale today, Friday, via AXS.com. This year’s comedy/music event, set for Saturday, October 29 at the Shrine in Los Angeles,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 'Weird Al' Yankovic Celebrates Decades of Fun with Career-Spanning Hollywood Bowl Show (Recap)
July 25, 2016
'Weird Al' Yankovic Celebrates Decades of Fun with Career-Spanning Hollywood Bowl Show (Recap)

To attend a ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic concert is to immerse yourself in pop culture-themed musical bliss for an hour and a half. This past weekend, the legendary musician/parody artist and his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch 'Weird Al' Yankovic Perform His Lorde Parody 'Foil' on 'Conan' at San Diego Comic-Con
July 22, 2016
Watch 'Weird Al' Yankovic Perform His Lorde Parody 'Foil' on 'Conan' at San Diego Comic-Con

This weekend, “Weird Al” Yankovic will take the stage at the Hollywood Bowl for two very special concerts with the Philharmonic Orchestra. Ahead of those festivities, Yankovic paid a visit...

Rock Cellar Magazine | November 2022 Issue
November 11, 2022
November 2022 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our new November 2022 features. Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals: On New Book, Tour with Gene Cornish, Memories of Jimi Hendrix and the Beatles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Hip-Hop Star and 1990s Pop Culture Icon Coolio: 1963-2022
September 29, 2022
Rest in Peace, Hip-Hop Star and 1990s Pop Culture Icon Coolio: 1963-2022

On Wednesday, word broke that Coolio, the Grammy-winning hip-hop star/rapper with a handful of iconic hit songs from the 1990s, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 59. According to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to Beck’s New Acoustic Cover of Neil Young’s “Old Man,” as Debuted on ‘Sunday Night Football’
September 26, 2022
Listen to Beck’s New Acoustic Cover of Neil Young’s “Old Man,” as Debuted on ‘Sunday Night Football’

Beck is a versatile musician, having amassed a career known as much for his boisterous brand of fuzzed-out indie/rock psychedelia as much as more subdued, introspective singer/songwriter material. Both avenues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Surges: A Billion Spotify Streams, Malia J. Cover Featured in Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’
July 1, 2021
Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Surges: A Billion Spotify Streams, Malia J. Cover Featured in Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’

Approaching 30 years since its debut on the radio on Aug. 27, 1991, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” just continues to be an unstoppable mammoth of a song by Nirvana, one...

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 | The Offspring Busts Out a Horn Section to Lament that ‘We Never Have Sex Anymore’ (Listen)
April 2, 2021
The Offspring Busts Out a Horn Section to Lament that ‘We Never Have Sex Anymore’ (Listen)

Orange County alt/punk veterans The Offspring are pretty much known for two things — high-energy punk anthems with singalong choruses and lighter fare that can dabble in other genres and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy this Incredible Live-Action ‘The Simpsons’ Remake Borne Out of Social Isolation and Leftover Halloween Costumes
April 9, 2020
Enjoy this Incredible Live-Action ‘The Simpsons’ Remake Borne Out of Social Isolation and Leftover Halloween Costumes

With nearly the entire world pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re all faced with uncharted territory, a major upheaval to our ordinary way of life. We’re also confronted with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Berton Averre and Prescott Niles of the Knack Present ‘Bye, Corona’ (And Averre’s Two Little Dogs)
March 26, 2020
Berton Averre and Prescott Niles of the Knack Present ‘Bye, Corona’ (And Averre’s Two Little Dogs)

It had to happen. With the coronavirus pandemic having full control over most of our lives these days, it begged the question: When would “Bye, Corona” turn up from the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy One Billionth YouTube View(!!) to ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ by Nirvana
December 30, 2019
Happy One Billionth YouTube View(!!) to ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ by Nirvana

Viewed through the lens of time, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana isn’t a song. It’s a cultural moment, a marker in the history of rock music that changed everything...

Rock Cellar Magazine | MC Lars and Mega Ran’s ‘The Dewey Decibel System’ — A Hip-Hop Theme Album About Classic Works of Literature — is Out 6/7
May 30, 2019
MC Lars and Mega Ran’s ‘The Dewey Decibel System’ — A Hip-Hop Theme Album About Classic Works of Literature — is Out 6/7

On June 7, “nerdcore” rappers MC Lars and Mega Ran will release a collaborative album titled The Dewey Decibel System. What makes this album and its conception stand out is...

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 | 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 | Top 11 Songs With Star Wars References
December 4, 2015
Top 11 Songs With Star Wars References

This month, one of the most anticipated films of recent memory will be released. Star Wars: The Force Awakens will hit theaters on December 18, and has been all people...