Interest: protest

Rock Cellar Magazine
June 30, 2022
Radio Station Plays Rage Against the Machine “Killing in the Name” on Loop After Layoffs, Format Change

“Killing in the Name” is one of the most consistently relevant protest songs of the past few decades. Originally released by Rage Against the Machine in 1992 as a visceral...

Rock Cellar Magazine
June 12, 2020
Fueled by Social Unrest and Protests, Rage Against the Machine Albums Have Re-Entered the Music Charts

There hasn’t been a new album from Rage Against the Machine since 2000, but the Los Angeles band remains as relevant as ever nonetheless — and this week, the group’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine
June 3, 2020
Avenged Sevenfold Singer M. Shadows Pens Reflective Essay Urging Support of the Black Lives Matter Movement

With so much of the country caught up in protests, curfews and controversy surrounding the May 25 police killing of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter movement has been on...

Rock Cellar Magazine
June 2, 2020
#TheShowMustBePaused: Music Industry Joins Forces for #BlackoutTuesday in Memory of George Floyd

The past few days have seen powerful and, at times, frightening images of protest and civil unrest stemming from the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis...

Rock Cellar Magazine
June 1, 2020
George Floyd Protests, Unrest Across U.S. Spark Strong Reactions from David Crosby, James Taylor, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Sammy Hagar, Carole King, and More on Social Media

The past few days have been wrought with unrest, peaceful protests and looting in major cities across the United States, frustration stemming from the killing  of George Floyd at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine
January 7, 2013
Country Joe & The Fish – The Greatest Protest Song of the ’60s? (Interview)

As the Vietnam War escalated in the mid-1960s and more young men were drafted into the military, protest songs became more mainstream.  Once a staple of folk music, like Phil...

Rock Cellar Magazine
August 19, 2011
Too Much Art?

Today, it’s not only authors and philosophers who go through a process of self-examination as they do their jobs. Artists and musicians, too, often working in their claustrophobic vacuums of...