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Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)

Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)

Watching Richie Furay and his talented band plow through an accomplished set at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California…

Ringo Starr: Looking Forward, Not Looking Back (Interview)

Ringo Starr: Looking Forward, Not Looking Back (Interview)

Back in the early throes of “Beatlemania,” Ringo Starr was asked what he would do when the bubble burst. His…

Todd Rundgren: On a ‘Global’ Mission to Save Planet Earth (Interview)

Todd Rundgren: On a ‘Global’ Mission to Save Planet Earth (Interview)

One of the most prolific artists in rock, Todd Rundgren has never been satisfied just crafting hits like Hello, It’s…

Tommy James: Still on One Helluva Ride – Releasing Revolutionary New Album Soon

Tommy James: Still on One Helluva Ride – Releasing Revolutionary New Album Soon

Tommy James has never stood still. His 1966 smash, Hanky Panky, is a garage band classic. A year later, James…

Going ‘Off the Score’ with Stewart Copeland: The Interview

Going ‘Off the Score’ with Stewart Copeland: The Interview

Stewart Copeland is many things: accomplished, world-class drummer with the Police, songwriter, composer, filmmaker, and public speaker. Naturally, the chance…

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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…

Where Ten Rock Palaces Used to Stand (Photo Essay)

Where Ten Rock Palaces Used to Stand (Photo Essay)

At one time they ruled the night as some of the most iconic hot-spots in music history. Here are ten that…

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Best New Music: Local H’s New Album ‘Hey Killer’

Two-man alternative/rock band Local H, who achieved massive mainstream success in the 1990s for the FM radio hit Bound for the Floor, returned this week with Hey…

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 Flower Power Songs

“The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.” – Alice Cooper The return of spring is a good time to look back at…

Behind the Curtain: Hotel Room Trashing Lessons with Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi

This month’s Behind the Curtain finds journalist Steve Rosen recounting some extracurricular fun with Black Sabbath in the 1970s… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Out of the gate, Black Sabbath was a species…

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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