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Rock Cellar Magazine | Gibson Launches Tony Iommi SG Special Guitar with Legendary Black Sabbath Guitarist
August 18, 2021
Gibson Launches Tony Iommi SG Special Guitar with Legendary Black Sabbath Guitarist

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has linked up with Gibson guitars for the rollout of the Tony Iommi SG Special, an updated version of the SG guitar Iommi used for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Is This Unearthed Ronnie James Dio Song ‘Slapback’ an Unreleased Black Sabbath Track? (Listen)
March 8, 2021
Is This Unearthed Ronnie James Dio Song ‘Slapback’ an Unreleased Black Sabbath Track? (Listen)

“Slapback” is a demo recording dating back to around 1979 that was shared to the masses last week by the stepson of late Black Sabbath keyboardist Geoff Nicholls. Featuring Ronnie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Black Sabbath Reissues of Dio-Era ‘Heaven and Hell’ & ‘Mob Rules’, Joining Recent ‘Vol. 4’ Reissue
March 5, 2021
Out Now: Black Sabbath Reissues of Dio-Era ‘Heaven and Hell’ & ‘Mob Rules’, Joining Recent ‘Vol. 4’ Reissue

It’s a busy time for Black Sabbath completists — with some new reissues of classic Dio-era albums available today, March 5, a few weeks after 1972’s Vol. 4 saw its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Bernie Sanders Meme is a Perfect Fit on Classic Album Covers (Beatles, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac & More)
January 22, 2021
The Bernie Sanders Meme is a Perfect Fit on Classic Album Covers (Beatles, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac & More)

Earlier this week, a simple image made its way onto the internet: United States Senator Bernie Sanders, sitting in folding chair at the Inauguration Day events in Washington, D.C. …...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Sabbath Reissues Coming Soon: ‘Vol. 4’ 2/12, Dio-Era ‘Heaven and Hell’ & ‘Mob Rules’ 3/5
January 13, 2021
Black Sabbath Reissues Coming Soon: ‘Vol. 4’ 2/12, Dio-Era ‘Heaven and Hell’ & ‘Mob Rules’ 3/5

2021 already has some big reissue plans for fans of Black Sabbath, spanning key releases from both the Ozzy Osbourne and Ronnie James Dio era. On Feb. 12, 1972’s Vol....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Sabbath Revisiting 1972’s ‘Vol. 4’ for Deluxe Reissue in February 2021
December 2, 2020
Black Sabbath Revisiting 1972’s ‘Vol. 4’ for Deluxe Reissue in February 2021

Vol. 4 was the fourth studio album from Black Sabbath released in 1972 — and was essentially the first Sabbath record self-produced by the band, as guitarist Tony Iommi was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 50th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue of Black Sabbath ‘Paranoid’ Coming in October via Rhino Records
August 6, 2020
50th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue of Black Sabbath ‘Paranoid’ Coming in October via Rhino Records

In September 1970, Black Sabbath unleashed Paranoid — the heavy metal gods‘ second album. It was a significant musical achievement, to say the least, and would go on to cement...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Zakk Sabbath: Zakk Wylde’s Sabbath Tribute Band Covering 1970’s ‘Black Sabbath’ LP – Preview with the Title Track
July 2, 2020
Zakk Sabbath: Zakk Wylde’s Sabbath Tribute Band Covering 1970’s ‘Black Sabbath’ LP – Preview with the Title Track

Guitarist Zakk Wylde has been a major player in the hard rock scene for decades, whether with Black Label Society or Ozzy Osbourne, with whom he contributed to five studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Sabbath Rolled Out a Black Lives Matter Shirt in its Iconic ‘Master of Reality’ Font — Inspired by Tom Morello
June 16, 2020
Black Sabbath Rolled Out a Black Lives Matter Shirt in its Iconic ‘Master of Reality’ Font — Inspired by Tom Morello

Legendary heavy metal gods Black Sabbath rolled out a new product up for pre-order on its official web store: A Black Lives Matter shirt modeled after Sabbath’s 1971 album Master...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Launches Auction of Personal Items to Help Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Charity
April 6, 2020
Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Launches Auction of Personal Items to Help Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Charity

The coronavirus pandemic has affected us all, throwing a massive wrench of unpredictability into scheduled plans, including charitable events — but this past weekend, Black Sabbath guitar god Tony Iommi...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy Tony Iommi Shredding ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’ on Guitar While Wearing a Black Sabbath Christmas Sweater
December 23, 2019
Enjoy Tony Iommi Shredding ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’ on Guitar While Wearing a Black Sabbath Christmas Sweater

When we last heard from legendary Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, he was pictured at an airport in Nashville with his pal Robert Plant — just another day for Iommi,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Black Sabbath Play 'Paranoid' and Bow to the Crowd at Their Last-Ever Gig
February 6, 2017
Watch Black Sabbath Play 'Paranoid' and Bow to the Crowd at Their Last-Ever Gig

This weekend, Black Sabbath officially brought their The End Tour to a rousing finish at Genting Arena in Birmingham, England. Their lengthy trek, which began back in 2016 and was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Sabbath Merchandise
November 25, 2012
Black Sabbath Merchandise

Black Sabbath Live… Gathered in Their Masses [DVD] $12.92 Black Sabbath Live… Gathered in Their Masses [Blu-Ray] $27.98 Black Sabbath T-Shirt $20.00 Black Sabbath – 13 [CD] $15.93

Rock Cellar Magazine | Suspect208 (Sons of Slash, Scott Weiland & Robert Trujillo) Cause Chaos at the Viper Room in New ‘All Black’ Video
December 9, 2020
Suspect208 (Sons of Slash, Scott Weiland & Robert Trujillo) Cause Chaos at the Viper Room in New ‘All Black’ Video

Back in early November, Suspect208, a band featuring the sons of hard rock royalty (The drummer is London Hudson, son of guitar god Slash, the bassist is Tye Trujillo, son of Metallica‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #TheShowMustBePaused: Music Industry Joins Forces for #BlackoutTuesday in Memory of George Floyd
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 | Behind the Curtain: Ritchie Blackmore
May 6, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Ritchie Blackmore

For his latest Behind the Curtain, writer Steve Rosen recounts a memorable experience with guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore… In December 1974, I flew to St. Paul, Minnesota to meet Ritchie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Cellar Magazine Uncovers “Black Zeppelin” Mystery
August 4, 2011
Rock Cellar Magazine Uncovers “Black Zeppelin” Mystery

Chatsworth, California – August 4, 2011 Rock Cellar Magazine, a new music and entertainment website recently interviewed drummer Bill Ward who revealed that Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath indeed played...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Mystery of “The Black Zeppelin” Session Revealed
July 27, 2011
The Mystery of “The Black Zeppelin” Session Revealed

For nearly 40 years, hardcore fans of Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath have sought recordings of the infamous “Black Zeppelin” jam session rumored to have happened between the two 1970s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne Debuts “Patient Number 9” ft. Jeff Beck; New LP ft. Tony Iommi, Eric Clapton & More 9/9
June 24, 2022
Ozzy Osbourne Debuts “Patient Number 9” ft. Jeff Beck; New LP ft. Tony Iommi, Eric Clapton & More 9/9

The Prince of Darkness is back once again! On Friday, Ozzy Osbourne returned with a new song/music video, “Patient Number 9,” the title track from a forthcoming album set for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview a New ‘Holy Diver’ Reissue Commemorating Ronnie James Dio’s 80th Birthday (Out 7/8)
May 20, 2022
Preview a New ‘Holy Diver’ Reissue Commemorating Ronnie James Dio’s 80th Birthday (Out 7/8)

Just in time for the late heavy metal icon‘s 80th birthday on July 10, Rhino Records will toast Ronnie James Dio with an expanded reissue of Dio’s 1983 debut album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “Perseverance and Patience”: Judas Priest Bassist Ian Hill on ’50 Heavy Metal Years,’ Anniversary Tour and Longevity
March 7, 2022
“Perseverance and Patience”: Judas Priest Bassist Ian Hill on ’50 Heavy Metal Years,’ Anniversary Tour and Longevity

Celebrating 50 years of service on the hard rock battlefield, Judas Priest is routinely championed as one of the most important and influential heavy rock bands in music history. Their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ghost Returns with Twisted, Dark New Song/Video “Call Me Little Sunshine,” ‘Impera’ Album Out 3/11
January 20, 2022
Ghost Returns with Twisted, Dark New Song/Video “Call Me Little Sunshine,” ‘Impera’ Album Out 3/11

Two-time Grammy-nominated Swedish hard rock/metal band Ghost dropped some big news on Thursday, and — no surprise, given the group’s overall vibe over the years — it’s heavy both with its guitars...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock Covers from Women
January 10, 2022
Top 11 Rock Covers from Women

Rock Cellar contributor Emily Herring makes her debut with her picks for the Top 11 Rock Covers from Women. 11. Ella Fitzgerald — “Can’t Buy Me Love” (The Beatles) In March...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Every Time I Die’s ‘Radical,’ a Pummeling Master Class in Heaviness (Both Musical and Lyrical)
November 2, 2021
Out Now: Every Time I Die’s ‘Radical,’ a Pummeling Master Class in Heaviness (Both Musical and Lyrical)

Buffalo, New York-based metal/hardcore veterans Every Time I Die have always used their music as a means of cathartic expression, vocalist Keith Buckley’s thoughtful and inventive lyrics pairing with the band’s endlessly aggressive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello on His New Album (‘As Much of a Life Raft and an Anti-Depressant as Anything Else),’ Social Media, the Chicago Cubs and More (The Interview)
October 12, 2021
Tom Morello on His New Album (‘As Much of a Life Raft and an Anti-Depressant as Anything Else),’ Social Media, the Chicago Cubs and More (The Interview)

As the years roll by, Tom Morello rages on — and this week, the guitarist/SiriusXM radio DJ/icon known for his musically rebellious body of work with Rage Against the Machine,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Available Now: ‘Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen’ Book, a Definitive EVH Oral History
October 6, 2021
Available Now: ‘Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen’ Book, a Definitive EVH Oral History

ERUPTION: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen is a new book published this week by Hachette Books that is billed in a news release as ” a candid, compulsively readable, and definitive oral...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Under the Volcano’: The Real-Life Rock & Roll History of George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat (Q&A with Filmmakers Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood)
September 9, 2021
‘Under the Volcano’: The Real-Life Rock & Roll History of George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat (Q&A with Filmmakers Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood)

Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood discuss their new documentary, Under the Volcano, telling the incredible tale of Sir George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat. What do you do when you’re in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill Dies at 72, Remembered by Band Mates, Peers and Musicians
July 29, 2021
ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill Dies at 72, Remembered by Band Mates, Peers and Musicians

Dusty Hill, bassist of Texas rock legends ZZ Top, has died at the age of 72 , according to a statement released by his band mates Billy Gibbons and Frank...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie James Dio: Birthday Tribute Live Stream/Fundraiser 7/10 ft. Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar, Tenacious D, Tony Iommi, Lizzy Hale, Sebastian Bach, More
June 29, 2021
Ronnie James Dio: Birthday Tribute Live Stream/Fundraiser 7/10 ft. Rob Halford, Sammy Hagar, Tenacious D, Tony Iommi, Lizzy Hale, Sebastian Bach, More

On Saturday, July 10, a host of heavy metal icons spanning decades and generations will gather — virtually — for a tribute concert streaming event/fundraiser paying homage to the late,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)
June 2, 2021
Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)

The Wizard of Ozzy and Freddie Mercury, Robert Plant, Iggy Pop, Oasis, Coldplay Plus a Cast of Thousands: Q&A with Rockfield’s Recording Engineer/Farmer Kingsley Ward Along with Yasgur’s farm, Rockfield...

Rock Cellar Magazine | LA Rats: Rob Zombie/Nikki Sixx/John 5/Tommy Clufetos Supergroup, “I’ve Been Everywhere” Cover Out Now
May 21, 2021
LA Rats: Rob Zombie/Nikki Sixx/John 5/Tommy Clufetos Supergroup, “I’ve Been Everywhere” Cover Out Now

LA Rats is a new hard rock supergroup featuring Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx, vocalist Rob Zombie, Zombie’s longtime guitarist John 5 and drummer Tommy Clufetos (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer Debuts “I Need Some of That,” an Ode to Rock Star Dreams; ‘Van Weezer’ Album Out 5/7
April 21, 2021
Weezer Debuts “I Need Some of That,” an Ode to Rock Star Dreams; ‘Van Weezer’ Album Out 5/7

It can be difficult to keep up with everything Rivers Cuomo and Weezer have been up to lately — but they do have a new record, Van Weezer, due out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to Lizzy Hale & Halestorm Cover the Who for New Documentary ‘Long Live Rock … Celebrate the Chaos’
February 22, 2021
Listen to Lizzy Hale & Halestorm Cover the Who for New Documentary ‘Long Live Rock … Celebrate the Chaos’

Long Live Rock … Celebrate the Chaos is a new documentary film chronicling a singular phenomenon that feels like a relic of the past, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie James Dio: Late Metal Icon’s Posthumous Autobiography ‘Rainbow in the Dark’ Coming 7/27
February 16, 2021
Ronnie James Dio: Late Metal Icon’s Posthumous Autobiography ‘Rainbow in the Dark’ Coming 7/27

Rainbow In The Dark: The Autobiography is the title of the long-anticipated autobiography from late heavy metal icon Ronnie James Dio, and it will arrive on July 27 via Permuted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Edward Van Halen by Ross Halfin’ Photo Book Coming in June, Pre-Orders Up Now via Rufus Publications
February 15, 2021
‘Edward Van Halen by Ross Halfin’ Photo Book Coming in June, Pre-Orders Up Now via Rufus Publications

Renowned rock and roll photographer Ross Halfin is an icon among the scene, years of hard work and an incredible portfolio having established him as one of the foremost photographers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Documentary ‘Long Live Rock … Celebrate the Chaos’ Celebrates the Singular Intensity of the Hard-Rock Concert Experience (Trailer)
February 9, 2021
New Documentary ‘Long Live Rock … Celebrate the Chaos’ Celebrates the Singular Intensity of the Hard-Rock Concert Experience (Trailer)

Do you remember slamming around the mosh pit with a bunch of strangers? Or being packed in tight at a tiny club gig as a band tears through a set...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Suspect208 (ft. Sons of Slash, Scott Weiland and Robert Trujillo) Share Debut Single, ‘Long Awaited’
November 13, 2020
Suspect208 (ft. Sons of Slash, Scott Weiland and Robert Trujillo) Share Debut Single, ‘Long Awaited’

Suspect208 is a brand new band with an eye-popping pedigree: The drummer is London Hudson, son of guitar god Slash, the bassist is Tye Trujillo, son of Metallica‘s Robert Trujillo,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Lennon Groove to the Rolling Stones’ First-Ever Performance of ‘Sympathy for the Devil’
November 2, 2020
Watch John Lennon Groove to the Rolling Stones’ First-Ever Performance of ‘Sympathy for the Devil’

In 1968, the Rolling Stones staged their legendary/infamous Rock and Roll Circus television special. Looking back, it was a remarkable snapshot of music from the time, and much more. From...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alex Van Halen Remembers Brother Eddie with Heartfelt Message, Childhood Photo
October 8, 2020
Alex Van Halen Remembers Brother Eddie with Heartfelt Message, Childhood Photo

Tuesday’s news of the passing of legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen was met with shock and sadness among the music community — and on Thursday morning, Eddie’s brother and band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More
October 7, 2020
Eddie Van Halen Remembered by Angus Young, Jimmy Page (‘He Was the Real Deal’), John Mayer, Pete Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne & More

Tuesday’s sad news of the passing of guitar icon Eddie Van Halen hit the music community as hard as could be expected, given the legacy of EVH’s work, the massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Blizzard of Ozz’ with a Digital Reissue and ’30 Years After the Blizzard’ Documentary
September 18, 2020
Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Blizzard of Ozz’ with a Digital Reissue and ’30 Years After the Blizzard’ Documentary

Blizzard of Ozz is the debut solo album from Ozzy Osbourne, released in September 1980, after the singer had parted ways with Black Sabbath the year before — and to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day, the Resurgence of Vinyl, and How a Small, Independent Record Store is Surviving a Pandemic 
August 25, 2020
Record Store Day, the Resurgence of Vinyl, and How a Small, Independent Record Store is Surviving a Pandemic 

Record Store Day is, like many beloved pastimes of music lovers, experiencing a weird year. Usually, the country-spanning celebration of independent music shops is held on a given day each...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne Says He’s ‘About 75% There’ in Rebound from Spinal Surgery in New SiriusXM Interview; It’s ‘Just Such a Slow Recovery’
August 3, 2020
Ozzy Osbourne Says He’s ‘About 75% There’ in Rebound from Spinal Surgery in New SiriusXM Interview; It’s ‘Just Such a Slow Recovery’

It hasn’t been an easy two years or so for Ozzy Osbourne. The Prince of Darkness did manage to release a new album, Ordinary Man (click here to buy), in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A&E Previews ‘Biography: The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne,’ Premiering on Labor Day
July 27, 2020
A&E Previews ‘Biography: The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne,’ Premiering on Labor Day

Ozzy Osbourne. His life is the stuff of legend, his experiences and tales mythical, his music thunderous. This past fall, Osbourne released a new album, Ordinary Man, which was a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Weezer: Watch the COVID-19 Inspired Video for ‘Hero,’ Dedicated to Frontline Workers (New Album ‘Van Weezer’ Delayed)
May 6, 2020
New from Weezer: Watch the COVID-19 Inspired Video for ‘Hero,’ Dedicated to Frontline Workers (New Album ‘Van Weezer’ Delayed)

Weezer dropped a new song on Wednesday, and “Hero” is the sort of peppy, up-tempo, riff-heavy power pop/rock anthem that fans have come to expect from Rivers Cuomo & the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne Watches Highlights of His Life and Times in New ‘Ordinary Man’ Music Video
March 10, 2020
Ozzy Osbourne Watches Highlights of His Life and Times in New ‘Ordinary Man’ Music Video

Ordinary Man, the triumphant new album from Ozzy Osbourne released last month to massive success around the world, is a powerhouse of a record, the first from the iconic vocalist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day 2020: Key Releases Include the Kinks, Paul McCartney, The Cure, Toto, U2, David Bowie and More
March 5, 2020
Record Store Day 2020: Key Releases Include the Kinks, Paul McCartney, The Cure, Toto, U2, David Bowie and More

Record Store Day 2020 is coming up on Saturday, April 18. It’s a day dedicated to the physical medium of music — one in which music fans flock to record...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Riffin’ with Trace Foster, Guitar Tech to the Stars (Joe Perry, Geezer Butler, Angus Young and More)
February 13, 2020
Riffin’ with Trace Foster, Guitar Tech to the Stars (Joe Perry, Geezer Butler, Angus Young and More)

Behind the scenes of every great guitar player is a great guitar tech. They are a guitarist’s safety net and security blanket, their advisor, supervisor, and comrade at arms all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Ozzy Osbourne + Elton John Team Up on ‘Ordinary Man,’ the Title Track from Osbourne’s New Album Out Feb. 21
January 10, 2020
Hear Ozzy Osbourne + Elton John Team Up on ‘Ordinary Man,’ the Title Track from Osbourne’s New Album Out Feb. 21

Over the past several weeks, Ozzy Osbourne has been promoting his anticipated new solo album, Ordinary Man — but little was known beyond a couple of tracks and the vague...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Here’s a Photo of Robert Plant and Tony Iommi Running Into Each Other at the Airport
December 6, 2019
Here’s a Photo of Robert Plant and Tony Iommi Running Into Each Other at the Airport

What would you do if you’re sitting at the airport awaiting a flight and notice two living legends just a few feet away? Apparently, according to a photo circulating around...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sturgill Simpson’s New Album ‘Sound & Fury’ is a Futuristic, Prog/Blues-Rock Steampunk Space Epic with an Accompanying Anime Film (Watch/Listen)
September 27, 2019
Sturgill Simpson’s New Album ‘Sound & Fury’ is a Futuristic, Prog/Blues-Rock Steampunk Space Epic with an Accompanying Anime Film (Watch/Listen)

When Sturgill Simpson dropped a new song and music video titled “Sing Along” in late August, there’s no way his fans were ready for what they heard and saw. Simpson,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joan Jett and the Hunt for the ‘Perfect’ Guitar (The Interview)
September 13, 2019
Joan Jett and the Hunt for the ‘Perfect’ Guitar (The Interview)

“(Joan) Jett is always the coolest person in the room, and an inspiration to anyone who feels like an outsider or misfit,” the rock and roll firebrand’s biography reads on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Trying (and Failing) to Get Donald Fagen of Steely Dan to Smile
June 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Trying (and Failing) to Get Donald Fagen of Steely Dan to Smile

As a young, exuberant and adventurous rock writer back in the ‘70s and ‘80s, I would fly anywhere to pursue a story. On this particular day it was a trip...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Video for ‘Broken and Bruised’ from Deadland Ritual (Geezer Butler, Franky Perez, Matt Sorum and Steve Stevens)
May 31, 2019
Watch a New Video for ‘Broken and Bruised’ from Deadland Ritual (Geezer Butler, Franky Perez, Matt Sorum and Steve Stevens)

Deadland Ritual is a new hard rock supergroup with a serious pedigree: Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler, Guns N’ Roses drummer Matt Sorum, Billy Idol guitarist Steve Stevens and vocalist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: An Easygoing Encounter with Ronnie James Dio
May 6, 2019
Behind the Curtain: An Easygoing Encounter with Ronnie James Dio

In his latest Behind the Curtain column, Steve Rosen recalls making a return visit to chat with Ritchie Blackmore — and his new vocalist, a very pleasant and chatty man...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inside the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ with Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg
April 10, 2019
Inside the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ with Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Some things are worth waiting for.  “The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus” TV special was filmed in December of 1968, but was shelved for decades as folks assumed its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Shock Rock Songs
December 10, 2018
Top 11 Shock Rock Songs

“I’m at a point in life when nothing feels shocking to me. I need something to shock me! I’m almost ready to see a UFO.” – CeeLo Green The list...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robert DeLeo on Stone Temple Pilots’ Resilience, New Album and New Singer, Jeff Gutt (The Interview)
March 15, 2018
Robert DeLeo on Stone Temple Pilots’ Resilience, New Album and New Singer, Jeff Gutt (The Interview)

Stone Temple Pilots have been an alternative rock institution for going on 25 years. Their 1992 debut Core celebrated that big anniversary with a reissue package in the fall, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: First Impressions and Jeff Beck Group Conversations with Cozy Powell
August 14, 2017
Behind the Curtain: First Impressions and Jeff Beck Group Conversations with Cozy Powell

It is February 12, 1974 and I am backstage at Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis, MO. Bedlam— drummer Cozy Powell, singer Frank Aiello [formerly with Truth], guitarist Dave Ball [ex-Procol...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Rock Roundtable
November 10, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Rock Roundtable

Veteran rock journalist Steve Rosen details his ambitious Rock Roundtable, a group interview with five key guitarists of the hard rock realm in this month’s Behind the Curtain…Photo by: Glen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Vivian Campbell: A Life in Rock with Dio, Def Leppard and Last in Line (Q&A)
October 26, 2016
Vivian Campbell: A Life in Rock with Dio, Def Leppard and Last in Line (Q&A)

Decades after the release of Dio’s early ’80s albums, in particular, Holy Diver and The Last In Line, those recordings are widely recognized by music fans and critics alike as towering achievements in ’80s hard rock....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Shane Alexander
August 29, 2016
Turn Me On: Shane Alexander

88.5 KCSN-FM’s Jim Nelson is back with another entry in our Turn Me On category, this time shining his light on Shane Alexander… “Do you think of me once in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: RockGodz Hall of Fame
June 7, 2016
Behind the Curtain: RockGodz Hall of Fame

I have always been awed, mesmerized and fascinated by the people who make music. Their ability to touch fans and to bring joy and sadness, communicate emotions and thoughts and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Hotel Room Trashing Lessons with Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi
April 7, 2015
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 unto themselves. They...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Led Zeppelin in 1977
May 6, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Led Zeppelin in 1977

Steve Rosen has been writing about the creatures of rock and roll for 40 years. His stories have appeared in and on Guitar World, Guitar Player, Guitarist, Total Guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Zakk Wylde: Author, Food Connoisseur, Guitar Hero  (Interview)
November 2, 2012
Zakk Wylde: Author, Food Connoisseur, Guitar Hero (Interview)

In an age when anyone can become a “Guitar Hero” by firing up the Xbox and mashing colored buttons in pace with onscreen prompts, it’s good to know that some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wrestler Chris Jericho Kicks Ass With Fozzy – WWE Will Have to Wait
August 16, 2012
Wrestler Chris Jericho Kicks Ass With Fozzy – WWE Will Have to Wait

Wrestler-turned-metal-singer Chris Jericho, on 10-minute songs, touring, and getting respect from the metal community.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Randy Rhoads: 30 Years Later His Music Lives On
March 19, 2012
Randy Rhoads: 30 Years Later His Music Lives On

30 years after his death in a plane crash, guitarist Randy Rhoads continues to exert his influence on rock music. Ozzy Osbourne producer Kevin Churko reflects on the young rocker's legacy.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Two Foo Fighters Play a Pizza Joint in Southern California (VIDEOS)
February 27, 2012
Watch Two Foo Fighters Play a Pizza Joint in Southern California (VIDEOS)

On Saturday night, Taylor Hawkins (drums) and Chris Shiflett (guitar) of the Foo Fighters played a fun set of cover songs at Rock & Roll Pizza at the Rack in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Former Ozzy Bassist Has An Axe To Grind With The Osbournes
January 12, 2012
Former Ozzy Bassist Has An Axe To Grind With The Osbournes

Bob Daisley On Ozzy & Sharon, Randy Rhoads, and The 'Blizzard of Ozz' - 'Diary of a Madman' Controversy