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Rock Cellar Magazine
February 16, 2021
Tower of Power: ’50 Years of Funk & Soul – Live at the Fox Theater’ CD/DVD/3-LP Set Coming 3/26

On March 26, renowned Bay Area soul/funk/R&B ensemble Tower of Power will release 50 Years of Funk and Soul – Live at the Fox Theater, a new live album commemorating...

Rock Cellar Magazine
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
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
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
April 23, 2019
Northern California Pop-Punk Band Stickup Kid Readying ‘Soul Drive,’ First New LP in Six Years

In 2013, California pop-punk band Stickup Kid released their last full length album, Future Fire. Nearly six years later, the band has officially announced their comeback with their forthcoming full-length...

Rock Cellar Magazine
April 12, 2019
Watch SWMRS Perform ‘Too Much Coffee’ and ‘April in Houston’ as Part of VEVO’s Live Series

In February, Bay Area indie/punk band SWMRS released Berkeley On Fire, an urgent, timely and provocative new album blending styles, themes and emotions that pushed the young band’s notoriety higher than...

Rock Cellar Magazine
February 15, 2019
Oakland’s SWMRS Make the Bay Area Proud with Urgent New Album ‘Berkeley’s On Fire’ (New Music Friday)

Berkeley’s On Fire, the new album from Oakland’s SWMRS, was released on Friday — and it’s the sort of record that will stick with you long after its 10-song, 33-minute...

Rock Cellar Magazine
December 15, 2016
Green Day, Rancid Among Bands Featured in New 'Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk' Doc

For decades, a scene was brewing in Northern California that would have far-reaching effects on the music business. The punk aesthetic that was prevalent at venues such as 924 Gilman...

Rock Cellar Magazine
December 13, 2016
AFI: New Album Out 1/20, 'White Offerings' Music Video Premiered, 2017 Tour Detailed

Northern California-based alt/rock band AFI will return on January 20 with a new album titled AFI (The Blood Album), released via Concord Records. The LP will be the follow-up to...

Rock Cellar Magazine
October 12, 2016
Green Day Detail Full 2017 North American Tour Supporting 'Revolution Radio', Against Me! to Support

After a few years off, Green Day are back to being their busy selves — the Bay Area alt/punk icons just released a solid, intensely personal new album, Revolution Radio,...