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Micky Dolenz: Not Slowing Down (The Interview)

Micky Dolenz: Not Slowing Down (The Interview)

At age 70, Micky Dolenz is not ready to stop monkeying around. His slate is full and jam-packed. He’s currently…

Randy Bachman: Still Takin’ Care of Business (Interview w/ Video)

Randy Bachman: Still Takin’ Care of Business (Interview w/ Video)

In a business that eats and spits out its young at an alarming rate, legendary guitarist Randy Bachman is one…

‘A Community of Bands’: Rockers Recall the ‘60s San Francisco Music Scene

‘A Community of Bands’: Rockers Recall the ‘60s San Francisco Music Scene

When Steve Miller arrived in San Francisco in the fall of 1966, he found a cooperative music environment much different…

Dave Edmunds: They Call It Rock (Interview)

Dave Edmunds: They Call It Rock (Interview)

Wedged between the primal heavy metal thunder of Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Iron Butterfly and the introspective Laurel Canyon…

A Chat with Original Alice Cooper Band Member Dennis Dunaway

A Chat with Original Alice Cooper Band Member Dennis Dunaway

During their initial run in the early ’70s, Alice Cooper was hands down the most dangerous band in the world.…

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A Few Questions With…Singer/Songwriter Jenni Alpert

A Few Questions With…Singer/Songwriter Jenni Alpert

We had the opportunity to catch up with singer/songwriter Jenni Alpert, who we saw again at the 2015 NAMM Show one year after meeting her for the first…

A Charitable Chat with Stephen Bishop About ‘Jammin’ for Jones’, Set for 4/28 in Los Angeles

A Charitable Chat with Stephen Bishop About ‘Jammin’ for Jones’, Set for 4/28 in Los Angeles

Rock Cellar caught up with singer, songwriter, actor and guitarist Stephen Bishop to discuss one of his upcoming events, a special fundraising concert for musician Jeff Jones. It’s…

A Few Questions With…Dan Hawkins, Guitarist/Producer of The Darkness (New LP in June)

A Few Questions With…Dan Hawkins, Guitarist/Producer of The Darkness (New LP in June)

The contemporary music scene is particularly devoid of an abundance of anthemic, balls-to-the-wall, full-frontal guitar-based rock n’ roll. Because the world currently lacks what it once had in…

The Who: 50 Years on the Magic Bus (Photo Essay)

The Who: 50 Years on the Magic Bus (Photo Essay)

The Who hit 50 this year and in honor of their golden anniversary tour, we thought we’d put together a sites…

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Progressive Rock on a Roll – Yes’ ‘Cruise to the Edge’ Sets Sail This Fall

Progressive Rock on a Roll The Cruise to the Edge features YES and many other iconic progressive rock bands Arguably, popular music peaked as an art form…

Man Charged $1,000+ for In-Flight Internet (But He Deserved It)

Apparently airplane Wi-Fi is a big deal these days. If it isn’t somebody using a network name that scares people, it’s somebody unwillingly (or unknowingly) costing himself…

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Quiz

New month, new issue, new quiz. How well do you know songs by The Four Seasons? This month’s cover star is Frankie Valli, after all… Below, please sift…

Top 11 Long Songs

Since the dawn of rock, hit singles have always been about three minutes in length. Radio stations, hoping to play as many songs as possible, routinely refused…

Behind the Curtain: Steve Vai

I have interviewed Steve Vai probably 10 times over the course of the past 30 years or so. Each and every time he has been nothing less…

Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters Making Wish Come True for Huge Fan with Terminal Cancer – And You Can Help

Meet Ken Powell, a devoted Australian Foo Fighters fan. He was stricken with melanoma 14 years ago. In 2009, despite a massive battle with the disease, his…

Turn Me On #5: Tumbleweed Wanderers, The Band

One of the bands on the lineup for this year’s Outside Lands Music Festival that caught our attention were the Tumbleweed Wanderers, a group of Oakland, California-based…

This Blog Has Been Downloaded To Fifty iPhones — Free!!

Along with pretty much everybody else, I watched the latest Apple…what do they call these extravaganzas again? Annunciations? You know, the big spiels where a markedly less…

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