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Rock Cellar Magazine
May 23, 2022
The 1969 Fender Guitar Kurt Cobain Used in Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Video Sold at Auction for $4.5M

The blue 1969 Fender Mustang Kurt Cobain of Nirvana used in his band’s genre-busting, decade-defining and legendary music video for 1991’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” just sold at auction for...


Rock Cellar Magazine
October 19, 2021
An Original Grateful Dead T-Shirt from 1967 Sold for $17,600+ at Auction by Sotheby’s

In a surprising development that ought to instill (likely unrealized) hope in the hearts of so many of us who never let go of our old band t-shirts, an original...


Rock Cellar Magazine
December 11, 2020
Rock Cellar & The Get Together Foundation Host Charity Auction for Project Kids-Care

As part of the “Project Kids-Care” campaign, Rock Cellar has partnered with the Get Together Foundation to host a charity auction to help kids at the holidays.  Fully 100% of...


Rock Cellar Magazine
November 23, 2020
Neil Peart’s ‘2112’ Drum Kit Can Be Yours (for an Estimated $80k-$120k) in a New Auction from Bonhams

If you’re an avid fan of late Rush drummer  Neil Peart and are interested in the ultimate piece of Peart-related history, a new ‘Music Memorabilia’ auction from English auction house...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 13, 2020
Someone Paid $910,000 at Auction for Paul McCartney’s Handwritten ‘Hey Jude’ Lyrics

Over the weekend, Julien’s Auctions hosted a rather remarkable piece of Beatles memorabilia: lyrics to “Hey Jude,” handwritten by Sir Paul McCartney in the studio. The piece sold, naturally, for...


Rock Cellar Magazine
December 16, 2019
John Lennon’s Glasses ($184,000) and Other Remarkable Beatles Memorabilia Sold in Sotheby’s Auction

Sotheby’s recently ran a special auction for various items associated with the Beatles. The auction came to a close late last week, making some deep-pocketed fans of the Fab Four...


Rock Cellar Magazine
October 22, 2019
Kurt Cobain’s Still Unwashed(!) ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sweater Can Be Yours for $200,000+ This Week in a Special Julien’s Auction

As far as memorabilia from the 1990s’ rock and roll scene goes, anything related to Kurt Cobain tends to attract attention. And rightly so — the so-called “spokesman of a...


Rock Cellar Magazine
September 23, 2019
B.B. King’s 80th Birthday ‘Lucille’ Gibson ES-345 Guitar Sold at Auction for Nearly $300,000

Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King had a special relationship with his guitar — so much so that he called it Lucille. The instrument was a calling card of King’s, so...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 26, 2019
The Cure’s Pasadena Daydream Festival Announces Robert Smith Signed Guitar Auction Event for 8/31

This Saturday, August 31, The Cure will headline the Pasadena Daydream Festival, an event curated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band and put on in conjunction with...


Rock Cellar Magazine
May 10, 2019
A Copy of the Beatles’ ‘Butcher’ LP Oned by John Lennon Sold — for £180,000

The Beatles‘ ‘Butcher’ album, otherwise known as 1966’s Yesterday and Today, is among the most infamous albums ever released, thanks to its edgy and controversial artwork depicting John, Paul, George...