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Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘That Thing You Do!’ on Friday 4/17 to Raise Money for MusiCares’ COVID 19 Relief Fund In Honor of Adam Schlesinger
April 13, 2020
Watch ‘That Thing You Do!’ on Friday 4/17 to Raise Money for MusiCares’ COVID 19 Relief Fund In Honor of Adam Schlesinger

This Friday, April 17, you’re encouraged to find a copy of That Thing You Do!, the 1996 comedy/drama written and directed by Tom Hanks (who also stars in the film)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Postpone 6/17 ‘Sixty’ Tour Stop in Switzerland as Mick Jagger Tests Positive for COVID-19
June 14, 2022
Rolling Stones Postpone 6/17 ‘Sixty’ Tour Stop in Switzerland as Mick Jagger Tests Positive for COVID-19

The Rolling Stones are out on the ‘Sixty’ Tour across Europe this summer as a means of commemorating being a band for 60 years — but this week, the tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Postpone Remaining Dates of Summer Tour Due to COVID-19
June 13, 2022
Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Postpone Remaining Dates of Summer Tour Due to COVID-19

Over the weekend, it was announced that Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band have postponed the remaining dates on their summer tour due to positive cases of COVID-19 — first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eric Clapton Tests Positive for COVID-19, Postpones Tour Dates in Zurich and Milan
May 17, 2022
Eric Clapton Tests Positive for COVID-19, Postpones Tour Dates in Zurich and Milan

On Monday, the social media pages belonging to Eric Clapton shared an update with fans, announcing that the legendary guitarist/singer has had to postpone some upcoming tour dates after testing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mammoth WVH Cancels Remaining ‘Young Guns’ Tour Dates Due to COVID-19 Cases Among Crew
April 6, 2022
Mammoth WVH Cancels Remaining ‘Young Guns’ Tour Dates Due to COVID-19 Cases Among Crew

Due to members of the touring party testing positive for COVID-19, Wolfgang Van Halen’s band Mammoth WVH has canceled the remaining six performances on the Young Guns tour with Dirty...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mayer Reschedules Some ‘Sob Rock’ Tour Dates Due to Positive COVID-19 Tests Among Him and His Band
February 25, 2022
John Mayer Reschedules Some ‘Sob Rock’ Tour Dates Due to Positive COVID-19 Tests Among Him and His Band

After introducing his Sob Rock touring band at a SiriusXM/Pandora event in Hollywood earlier in the month, John Mayer began the anticipated tour with a few acclaimed shows — but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dirty Honey/Mammoth WVH Postpone Start of 2022 Tour Due to COVID-19, Issue Statement
January 12, 2022
Dirty Honey/Mammoth WVH Postpone Start of 2022 Tour Due to COVID-19, Issue Statement

Dirty Honey and Mammoth WVH were to hit the road soon for the Young Guns tour, one of the most exciting pairings on the rock music scene at the moment. However,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Update: The Grammy Awards Have Officially Been Postponed Due to COVID-19 Caution, New Date TBD
January 5, 2022
Update: The Grammy Awards Have Officially Been Postponed Due to COVID-19 Caution, New Date TBD

The 64th Grammy Awards have officially been postponed. The full statement, as posted on Grammy.com: “After careful consideration and analysis with city and state officials, health and safety experts, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth’s Las Vegas “Retirement” Residency Has Been Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns
January 4, 2022
David Lee Roth’s Las Vegas “Retirement” Residency Has Been Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns

David Lee Roth was to kick off a run of “retirement party” concerts at the House of Blues Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve, but after that send-off to 2020...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley and His Family Came Down with Omicron Variant of COVID-19, Thanks Fans for Support
December 28, 2021
Paul Stanley and His Family Came Down with Omicron Variant of COVID-19, Thanks Fans for Support

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is making its presence felt throughout the world, as cases tick upward — even causing fully vaccinated individuals to come down with (mostly mild) cases....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Postpones 2022 North American Tour Dates Due to COVID-19 Concerns
December 28, 2021
Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Postpones 2022 North American Tour Dates Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, the all-star ensemble spearheaded by the legendary Pink Floyd drummer, has unfortunately postponed its planed 2022 North American tour dates. The news was announced on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | System of a Down Reschedule LA Gigs to February After Singer Serj Tankian Tests Positive for COVID-19
October 21, 2021
System of a Down Reschedule LA Gigs to February After Singer Serj Tankian Tests Positive for COVID-19

Los Angeles-based hard rock/metal band System of a Down postponed two planned mega-concerts scheduled for this Friday, Oct. 22, and Saturday, Oct. 23, as front man Serj Tankian has tested...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Postpones Four ‘End of the Road’ Tour Dates as Gene Simmons Tests Positive for COVID-19
August 31, 2021
KISS Postpones Four ‘End of the Road’ Tour Dates as Gene Simmons Tests Positive for COVID-19

It’s been an eventful few days for KISS — and on Tuesday, just hours after Paul Stanley updated his recovery after a positive COVID-19 test, the band announced in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley Details His Bout with COVID-19: ‘It Kicked My Ass. It’s Over Now’; KISS Tour to Resume
August 31, 2021
Paul Stanley Details His Bout with COVID-19: ‘It Kicked My Ass. It’s Over Now’; KISS Tour to Resume

Update: Despite Paul Stanley’s recovery from COVID-19, KISS announced on Tuesday that Gene Simmons has now tested positive, prompting some more postponed dates.  After a recent positive COVID-19 test forced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley Reassures Fans “I Am Fine!” After Positive COVID-19 Test Postpones ‘The End of the Road’ Tour Date
August 27, 2021
Paul Stanley Reassures Fans “I Am Fine!” After Positive COVID-19 Test Postpones ‘The End of the Road’ Tour Date

The End of the Road farewell tour from KISS has hit a snag, as on Thursday evening Paul Stanley revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19, despite being fully...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slipknot’s Corey Taylor “Out of the Woods” After Testing Positive for COVID-19, Urges Vaccinations
August 23, 2021
Slipknot’s Corey Taylor “Out of the Woods” After Testing Positive for COVID-19, Urges Vaccinations

Over the weekend, Slipknot/Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and would be unable to make a planned visit at a pop culture convention...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pixies Cancel Fall Tour Dates Due to Rise in COVID-19 Cases
August 23, 2021
Pixies Cancel Fall Tour Dates Due to Rise in COVID-19 Cases

Due to the current situation with the Delta variant and the rise in COVID-19 cases across the country, Pixies announced on Monday that they have been forced to cancel an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Garth Brooks Cancels Remaining 2021 Stadium Gigs Due to Spike in COVID-19 Cases; ‘I Must Do My Part’
August 18, 2021
Garth Brooks Cancels Remaining 2021 Stadium Gigs Due to Spike in COVID-19 Cases; ‘I Must Do My Part’

Country music icon Garth Brooks has scrapped a handful of upcoming stadium gigs due to the resurgence of COVID-19 cases and the delta variant. Brooks’ official website issued a lengthy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn Postpones/Cancels Tour Dates After Singer Jonathan Davis Tests Positive for COVID-19
August 17, 2021
Korn Postpones/Cancels Tour Dates After Singer Jonathan Davis Tests Positive for COVID-19

Hard rock veterans Korn launched a big tour with Staind in early August, but the trek has already run into issues, as vocalist Jonathan Davis has tested positive for COVID-19....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead & Company to Require Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test for Summer Tour
August 13, 2021
Dead & Company to Require Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test for Summer Tour

Exemplary of the growing trends across the music scene as live events attempt a comeback despite rising cases in the delta variant, jam band supergroup Dead & Company this week...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Cancels 2021 Festival Performances: ‘I Am Still Being Extremely Cautious’ Over COVID-19
August 11, 2021
Stevie Nicks Cancels 2021 Festival Performances: ‘I Am Still Being Extremely Cautious’ Over COVID-19

Stevie Nicks sent out a post on social media on Tuesday announcing that she has cancelled her remaining 2021 live performances, a schedule that included festival slots at BottleRock Napa...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Orleans Jazz Fest 2021 Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Concerns, Plans Late April-May 2022 Return
August 9, 2021
New Orleans Jazz Fest 2021 Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Concerns, Plans Late April-May 2022 Return

In what’s been a troubling return to the headlines within the past week or so, more and more high-profile music events are once again being postponed or cancelled due to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancel Tour Dates as Guitarist Rickey Medlocke Tests Positive for COVID-19
August 9, 2021
Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancel Tour Dates as Guitarist Rickey Medlocke Tests Positive for COVID-19

In a social media update shared with fans over the weekend, legendary Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd announced that a handful of upcoming tour dates have been cancelled due to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour: Fall Out Boy Drops Off NY/Boston Dates After Positive COVID-19 Test
August 4, 2021
Hella Mega Tour: Fall Out Boy Drops Off NY/Boston Dates After Positive COVID-19 Test

The Hella Mega tour featuring Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy, originally supposed to take place in 2020 only to have the COVID-19 pandemic force a lengthy delay, recently...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ted Nugent Reveals He Tested Positive for COVID-19 After Having ‘Flu-Like Symptoms’ for Ten Days – “I Thought I Was Dying”
April 20, 2021
Ted Nugent Reveals He Tested Positive for COVID-19 After Having ‘Flu-Like Symptoms’ for Ten Days – “I Thought I Was Dying”

In a message shared to his Facebook page on Monday afternoon, outspoken rock legend Ted Nugent revealed that he has officially tested positive for COVID-19, after experiencing “flu-like symptoms for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Hollywood Bowl Announces a Mid-Summer Reopening After Canceling 2020 Season Due to COVID-19
April 9, 2021
The Hollywood Bowl Announces a Mid-Summer Reopening After Canceling 2020 Season Due to COVID-19

2020 was tough on music venues the world over, but light is appearing at the end of the tunnel regarding a proposed reopening plan — and on Friday, one of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/27 on CBS/CBSN: Watch ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief
March 23, 2021
Sat. 3/27 on CBS/CBSN: Watch ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief

This coming Saturday, March 27, Rock Cellar Productions, in association with the Get Together Foundation, will present All Together Now — LA2, a Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief. The show,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/20: Rock Cellar & the Get Together Foundation Present ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Benefit Streaming Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief
March 16, 2021
Sat. 3/20: Rock Cellar & the Get Together Foundation Present ‘All Together Now – LA2,’ an All-Star Benefit Streaming Concert Event for COVID-19 Relief

This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dolly Parton Receives COVID-19 Vaccine (That She Helped Fund) — and Updated ‘Jolene’ in Celebration
March 2, 2021
Dolly Parton Receives COVID-19 Vaccine (That She Helped Fund) — and Updated ‘Jolene’ in Celebration

Dolly Parton received the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, a month after promising she wouldn’t “jump the line” to receive hers just because she could. It’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne Receives COVID-19 Vaccine, Tells U.K.’s ‘Loose Women’ Show ‘As Soon As I Got It, I Felt Relieved’
February 15, 2021
Ozzy Osbourne Receives COVID-19 Vaccine, Tells U.K.’s ‘Loose Women’ Show ‘As Soon As I Got It, I Felt Relieved’

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in early 2020, Ozzy Osbourne was dealing with some significant health concerns. Various issues had forced him to postpone or cancel tour dates...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dolly Parton on COVID-19 Vaccine: ‘I’m Not Going to Jump the Line Just Because I Could’
February 2, 2021
Dolly Parton on COVID-19 Vaccine: ‘I’m Not Going to Jump the Line Just Because I Could’

In a new interview with the Associated Press published on Tuesday, Dolly Parton spoke from the heart when asked about her plans to get the COVID-19 vaccine. It was Parton,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella, Stagecoach 2021 Festivals Officially Cancelled Due to COVID-19
January 29, 2021
Coachella, Stagecoach 2021 Festivals Officially Cancelled Due to COVID-19

There will be no Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival or Stagecoach Festival taking place in Southern California in April 2021, it was confirmed on Friday. Coachella, which was first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Glastonbury Festival Cancels 2021 Event Due to COVID-19, Organizers Issue Statement
January 21, 2021
Glastonbury Festival Cancels 2021 Event Due to COVID-19, Organizers Issue Statement

Organizers of England’s Glastonbury Festival, the long-running and esteemed mega-fest, officially announced on Thursday that there will be no event in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision comes...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 GRAMMY Awards Ceremony 1/31 Postponed Due to COVID-19, Rescheduled to 3/14
January 5, 2021
2021 GRAMMY Awards Ceremony 1/31 Postponed Due to COVID-19, Rescheduled to 3/14

The 2021 GRAMMY Awards have been pushed back, with organizers “eyeing” a March 14 event rather than the planned (and previously detailed) Jan. 31 event. Little was known about how...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dawn Wells — a.k.a. Mary Ann on ‘Gilligan’s Island’ — Dies at 82 of COVID-19 Complications
December 30, 2020
Dawn Wells — a.k.a. Mary Ann on ‘Gilligan’s Island’ — Dies at 82 of COVID-19 Complications

Dawn Wells, who played a significant role in the classic television series Gilligan’s Island as Mary Ann, has died at the age of 82 from causes related to COVID-19, per...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to ‘Dirty Little Virus,’ a COVID-19 Inspired New Song from Iggy Pop
December 22, 2020
Listen to ‘Dirty Little Virus,’ a COVID-19 Inspired New Song from Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop has shared a new song titled “Dirty Little Virus.” Inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic, the song was premiered on Monday by Pop. In a video shared along with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Osbourne Tests Positive for COVID-19, Says She’s ‘Recuperating at a Location Away from Ozzy’
December 15, 2020
Sharon Osbourne Tests Positive for COVID-19, Says She’s ‘Recuperating at a Location Away from Ozzy’

Monday evening, Sharon Osbourne posted on her social media channels announcing that she has tested positive for the coronavirus and spent a “brief” period of time in the hospital —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Charley Pride: Country Icon Dies at 86 from Complications from COVID-19
December 12, 2020
Rest in Peace, Charley Pride: Country Icon Dies at 86 from Complications from COVID-19

On Saturday, it was announced that Charley Pride, the legendary country artist and the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died at the age of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | COVID-19 Vaccines: Should Americans Get Inoculated When/If a Coronavirus Shot is Made Public?
December 1, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccines: Should Americans Get Inoculated When/If a Coronavirus Shot is Made Public?

“I’ve looked at life from both sides nowFrom win and lose and still somehowIt’s life’s illusions I recallI really don’t know life at all”— Joni Mitchell “Both Sides Now” –...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Star Wars’ Actor David Prowse Died at 85 Due to COVID-19 Complications, According to His Daughter (Per Reports)
November 30, 2020
‘Star Wars’ Actor David Prowse Died at 85 Due to COVID-19 Complications, According to His Daughter (Per Reports)

News came through over the weekend that David Prowse, the acclaimed English actor known for roles in A Clockwork Orange and as the man in the Darth Vader suit in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A $1 Million Donation from Dolly Parton is Partially Funding Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Research
November 17, 2020
A $1 Million Donation from Dolly Parton is Partially Funding Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Research

Is there nothing Dolly Parton can’t do? In addition to being a much-needed beacon of kindness, social awareness and general goodwill these past several months of COVID-19-related lockdown, uncertainty and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Christopher Cross Discusses His COVID-19 Experience, Paralysis and Recovery in New CNN Interview
October 20, 2020
Christopher Cross Discusses His COVID-19 Experience, Paralysis and Recovery in New CNN Interview

Iconic singer/songwriter Christopher Cross revealed in early April that he had been diagnosed with a case of the coronavirus, and documented his experience and health struggles in a series of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Survey: One-Third of British Musicians Say They Might Quit Due to COVID-19 Hardships & Uncertainty
September 24, 2020
Survey: One-Third of British Musicians Say They Might Quit Due to COVID-19 Hardships & Uncertainty

This week brought with it a concerning study from the U.K. concerning the future of musicians and the music industry as a whole, which has been devastated (like so many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reports: ‘The Batman’ Production Halted as Star Robert Pattinson Tests Positive for COVID-19
September 3, 2020
Reports: ‘The Batman’ Production Halted as Star Robert Pattinson Tests Positive for COVID-19

Robert Pattinson, star of the highly anticipated new The Batman film, has tested positive for the coronavirus, it was reported by multiple outlets on Thursday — throwing a pause into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Says He, His Wife and Young Daughters Are On the Mend After Positive COVID-19 Tests
September 3, 2020
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Says He, His Wife and Young Daughters Are On the Mend After Positive COVID-19 Tests

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is usually a a near-endless source of strength and uplift, as far as his social media presence is concerned, but on Wednesday evening the wrestler/actor/star took...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Masked Jon Bon Jovi Wander an Empty, COVID-19 Affected NYC in Bon Jovi’s New ‘Do What You Can’ Video
August 25, 2020
Watch a Masked Jon Bon Jovi Wander an Empty, COVID-19 Affected NYC in Bon Jovi’s New ‘Do What You Can’ Video

These are trying times, to say the least, the entire country still very much wrapped up in the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions it’s placed on everything — but there’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era
August 18, 2020
Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era

Franke Previte is an acclaimed singer/songwriter whose work with Franke and the Knockouts achieved success in the 1980s before he co-wrote the Dirty Dancing anthems “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life,” “Hungry Eyes,” which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | First Aid Kit Covers Willie Nelson’s ‘On the Road Again,’ Benefiting Crew Nation and the Global Touring Community Affected by COVID-19
August 14, 2020
First Aid Kit Covers Willie Nelson’s ‘On the Road Again,’ Benefiting Crew Nation and the Global Touring Community Affected by COVID-19

First Aid Kit, the Swedish folk duo comprised of sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg, shared a cover on Friday — and it’s a special one. (Click here to shop First...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Reiterates Plea for Mask-Wearing to Combat COVID-19: ‘If I Get It, I Probably Will Never Sing Again’
August 12, 2020
Stevie Nicks Reiterates Plea for Mask-Wearing to Combat COVID-19: ‘If I Get It, I Probably Will Never Sing Again’

Stevie Nicks has spoken up once again regarding her strong wishes for everybody to wear a mask to help combat the spread of COVID-19. On July 29, the legendary singer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The NAMM Show Officially Cancels 2021 Event in Anaheim Due to COVID-19, Announces ‘Believe in Music Week’ Virtual Event
August 10, 2020
The NAMM Show Officially Cancels 2021 Event in Anaheim Due to COVID-19, Announces ‘Believe in Music Week’ Virtual Event

There will be no in-person gathering of musical minds in Anaheim in January 2021, as the NAMM Show officially announced its cancellation for the upcoming year in a statement sent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Cancel ‘Van Tour’ Due to COVID-19; Dave Grohl Guests with Inara George on ‘Sex in Cars’ Charity Collaboration (Listen)
August 7, 2020
Foo Fighters Cancel ‘Van Tour’ Due to COVID-19; Dave Grohl Guests with Inara George on ‘Sex in Cars’ Charity Collaboration (Listen)

Like so many others, the Foo Fighters had pretty big plans for 2020 — plans that were dashed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The year marked the band‘s 25th anniversary,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Urges Everyone to Wear a Mask to Combat COVID-19: ‘We Must All Change Into Spiritual Warriors’ to Defeat the Virus
August 3, 2020
Stevie Nicks Urges Everyone to Wear a Mask to Combat COVID-19: ‘We Must All Change Into Spiritual Warriors’ to Defeat the Virus

Over the past few months of COVID-19 pandemic-inspired isolation, Stevie Nicks has been a bastion of hope and optimism on her various social media channels. The music legend and Fleetwood...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Bono and the Edge of U2 Play ‘Stairway to Heaven’ for an Irish COVID-19 Fundraiser, Dedicated to Their Road Crew
July 27, 2020
Watch Bono and the Edge of U2 Play ‘Stairway to Heaven’ for an Irish COVID-19 Fundraiser, Dedicated to Their Road Crew

You just do not play “Stairway to Heaven.” There’s a rule about it, remember? Well, apparently you can play it under certain circumstances. This past weekend, Bono and the Edge...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Read/Listen to ‘In Defense of Our Teachers,’ a Passionate New Essay from Dave Grohl Regarding School Reopening Plans Amid COVID-19 (Listen)
July 22, 2020
Read/Listen to ‘In Defense of Our Teachers,’ a Passionate New Essay from Dave Grohl Regarding School Reopening Plans Amid COVID-19 (Listen)

Dave Grohl has something to say — and it all has to do with his dual role as a father of school-age children and the son of a teacher (to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | LIVE on Facebook: Watch ‘Fenway Sessions’ Live Stream, a COVID-19 Fundraiser ft. Foo Fighters, Jimmy Buffett, Jefferson Starship and More
July 20, 2020
LIVE on Facebook: Watch ‘Fenway Sessions’ Live Stream, a COVID-19 Fundraiser ft. Foo Fighters, Jimmy Buffett, Jefferson Starship and More

This Wednesday, July 22, a special live stream event will take place for COVID-19 relief, on behalf of Live Nation’s Crew Nation charity and its efforts to help music crews...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rose Parade Cancelled Due to COVID-19, Only its Fourth Cancellation Since 1891
July 15, 2020
Rose Parade Cancelled Due to COVID-19, Only its Fourth Cancellation Since 1891

On Wednesday, it was announced that the annual Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., will not take place in January 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and rising concern surrounding its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Great White Apologizes for Concert Without Masks or Distancing Amid COVID-19, While Former Singer Jack Russell Clarifies He Wasn’t Involved
July 13, 2020
Great White Apologizes for Concert Without Masks or Distancing Amid COVID-19, While Former Singer Jack Russell Clarifies He Wasn’t Involved

Over the weekend, the band Great White found itself the subject of much controversy for playing a concert in North Dakota, in a scene that didn’t appear to have any...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seniors at a U.K. Care Home in COVID-19 Lockdown Recreated Classic Album Covers from Bruce Springsteen, Bowie, the Clash, Adele and More
July 13, 2020
Seniors at a U.K. Care Home in COVID-19 Lockdown Recreated Classic Album Covers from Bruce Springsteen, Bowie, the Clash, Adele and More

For four months, residents and staff of Sydmar Lodge Care Home in Edgware, England, have been stuck in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The senior citizen residents at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Weller: ‘The Modfather’ Discusses Life in COVID-19 Isolation and His New Album, ‘On Sunset’ (The Interview)
July 10, 2020
Paul Weller: ‘The Modfather’ Discusses Life in COVID-19 Isolation and His New Album, ‘On Sunset’ (The Interview)

On Sunset, the new album from Paul Weller, was just released on July 3, but the U.K. music legend says he’s already deep into the making of its follow-up when...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aerosmith Postpones 50th Anniversary Show in Boston to September 2021 Due to COVID-19
July 9, 2020
Aerosmith Postpones 50th Anniversary Show in Boston to September 2021 Due to COVID-19

Back in January, Aerosmith announced plans for an epic 50th anniversary blowout concert at Fenway Park in Boston … but then the COVID-19 pandemic threw absolutely everything into chaos. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Cancels Live 2020 Induction Ceremony Due to COVID-19, HBO Special in Place for 11/7
July 8, 2020
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Cancels Live 2020 Induction Ceremony Due to COVID-19, HBO Special in Place for 11/7

There will be no live Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction event for the Class of 2020, it was announced by the Hall on Wednesday, one of the latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica: All Within My Hands Foundation to Provide $295,000 in Relief Grants to Five Organizations Battling COVID-19
July 8, 2020
Metallica: All Within My Hands Foundation to Provide $295,000 in Relief Grants to Five Organizations Battling COVID-19

Through its All Within My Hands Foundation, Metallica has maintained a vibrant and active role in helping the community through various hardships in recent years. The latest is the COVID-19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Broadway Officially Suspends Performances Through 2020 Due to COVID-19
June 29, 2020
Broadway Officially Suspends Performances Through 2020 Due to COVID-19

On Monday, The Broadway League issued a press release announcing that performances have officially been suspended through the end of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, Broadway performances were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Country Stars Chase Rice, Chris Janson Blasted for Playing Packed Concerts in Tennessee and Idaho Despite COVID-19 Pandemic
June 29, 2020
Country Stars Chase Rice, Chris Janson Blasted for Playing Packed Concerts in Tennessee and Idaho Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

Over the weekend, social media lit up with strong criticisms of country musicians Chase Rice and Chris Janson, after both musicians played concerts — regular concerts with an audience crammed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Delta Spirit Returns with ‘How Bout It,’ a Snapshot of America in Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic; New Album ‘What Is There’ Out 9/11
June 25, 2020
Delta Spirit Returns with ‘How Bout It,’ a Snapshot of America in Isolation During the COVID-19 Pandemic; New Album ‘What Is There’ Out 9/11

It’s been six years since Delta Spirit released a new record, but the California-based rock/indie band will do so on Sept. 11 with What Is There, the group’s fifth full-length...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo 2020 Cancelled by Organizers Due to COVID-19, 2021 Dates Announced
June 25, 2020
Bonnaroo 2020 Cancelled by Organizers Due to COVID-19, 2021 Dates Announced

These sorts of updates aren’t surprising anymore due to the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but on Thursday organizers of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival officially announced that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Plays ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’ in a Blacklight-Heavy, At-Home Performance for #AllInWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief
June 25, 2020
Pearl Jam Plays ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’ in a Blacklight-Heavy, At-Home Performance for #AllInWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief

On Wednesday night, Pearl Jam took part in #AllInWa: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief, a fundraising online event for various local charities and featuring entertainers/musical acts, coming together for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Headlining ‘#AllinWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief’ on 6/24, Streaming Live and on Amazon Prime
June 22, 2020
Pearl Jam Headlining ‘#AllinWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief’ on 6/24, Streaming Live and on Amazon Prime

This Wednesday, June 24, Pearl Jam will take part in a special online concert benefit show for its home state, Washington. #AllinWA: A Concert for COVID-19 Relief will stream at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Important Announcement: Steve Lukather, Joseph Williams and Lenny Castro of Toto Recorded a Delightful COVID-19 Quarantine Performance of ‘Africa’
June 22, 2020
Important Announcement: Steve Lukather, Joseph Williams and Lenny Castro of Toto Recorded a Delightful COVID-19 Quarantine Performance of ‘Africa’

“Africa” by Toto remains one of the most inescapable songs ever recorded, the internet and prevalence of social media becoming a significant avenue to the 1982 song receiving new life...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #SaveOurStages: 600 Artists, Including Robert Plant, Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Joni Mitchell and More, Sign Letter Asking Congress to Help Indie Venues Survive COVID-19 Shutdown
June 19, 2020
#SaveOurStages: 600 Artists, Including Robert Plant, Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Joni Mitchell and More, Sign Letter Asking Congress to Help Indie Venues Survive COVID-19 Shutdown

It’s time to #SaveOurStages. Among the many devastating hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past few months is the chaos thrown into the live music world — and,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Saving for a Custom Van’, a 31-Song Tribute to Adam Schlesinger Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund
June 17, 2020
Out Now: ‘Saving for a Custom Van’, a 31-Song Tribute to Adam Schlesinger Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund

On April 1, esteemed musician/songwriter/composer Adam Schlesinger died at just 52 years of age due to complications caused by the coronavirus. Schlesinger was a beloved figure in the music business,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance Postpones 2020 North American Tour Dates to 2021 Due to COVID-19
June 16, 2020
My Chemical Romance Postpones 2020 North American Tour Dates to 2021 Due to COVID-19

2020 was supposed to be a big year for My Chemical Romance, as the rock/punk/emo band played its first show since 2012 in December 2019 and was preparing for some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guitar Center Music Foundation Announces ‘Relief 4 Musicians’ Online Fundraiser Series for COVID-19 Relief
June 16, 2020
Guitar Center Music Foundation Announces ‘Relief 4 Musicians’ Online Fundraiser Series for COVID-19 Relief

The Guitar Center Music Foundation, the non-profit charity arm of Guitar Center, announced a new streaming event series geared around raising money to support musicians and music programs displaced or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth’s Original Artwork Created During the COVID-19 Pandemic is Colorful and Heavy on Frogs
June 16, 2020
David Lee Roth’s Original Artwork Created During the COVID-19 Pandemic is Colorful and Heavy on Frogs

David Lee Roth was supposed to be out on tour supporting KISS on its End of the Road tour this year, but then the COVID-19 pandemic came along and ended...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 Academy Awards Pushed Back from February to April Due to COVID-19
June 15, 2020
2021 Academy Awards Pushed Back from February to April Due to COVID-19

Monday afternoon brought big news from Hollywood — not surprising news, but news nonetheless, regarding the 2021 Academy Awards: They will now take place on April 25, rather than the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Reflects on COVID-19, George Floyd, the Eagles and New Album ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’ in Rare New York Times Interview
June 12, 2020
Bob Dylan Reflects on COVID-19, George Floyd, the Eagles and New Album ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’ in Rare New York Times Interview

Bob Dylan rarely does interviews — part of his mythical allure stems from his unique manner of conducting himself — but fresh off his 79th birthday in late May, he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Order and Pet Shop Boys Reschedule ‘Unity Tour’ from Fall 2020 to 2021 Due to COVID-19
June 11, 2020
New Order and Pet Shop Boys Reschedule ‘Unity Tour’ from Fall 2020 to 2021 Due to COVID-19

This fall’s scheduled Unity Tour, a co-headlining trek from New Order and Pet Shop Boys, will now take place in Fall 2021, it was announced by the bands on Thursday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2020 Officially Canceled, 2021 Dates Announced (Pending Further COVID-19 Developments)
June 11, 2020
Coachella 2020 Officially Canceled, 2021 Dates Announced (Pending Further COVID-19 Developments)

A few weeks back, rumors circulated that organizers of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival were considering moving the 2020 festival — which was first rescheduled from April to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Christopher Cross ‘Well Over COVID-19,’ Issues Progress Update Recovering from Guillain-Barre Syndrome in Update to Fans
June 10, 2020
Christopher Cross ‘Well Over COVID-19,’ Issues Progress Update Recovering from Guillain-Barre Syndrome in Update to Fans

The past few weeks have seen significant health hurdles overcome by singer Christopher Cross. First, the “Sailing” singer was stricken with a case of coronavirus in early April, which sprang...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Cancel North American Fall Tour Due to COVID-19
June 9, 2020
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Cancel North American Fall Tour Due to COVID-19

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds were supposed to head out on a big North American tour this October, but just as so many other bands/artists have been forced to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #SaveOurStages: NIVA (National Independent Venue Association) Fears 90% of Independent Music Venues Could Close Due to COVID-19 Without Federal Funding
June 9, 2020
#SaveOurStages: NIVA (National Independent Venue Association) Fears 90% of Independent Music Venues Could Close Due to COVID-19 Without Federal Funding

In early May, independent music venues in the United States formed NIVA, the National Independent Venue Association, in an effort to secure adequate federal funding that would ensure the venues were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smashing Pumpkins Cancel ‘Rock Invasion 2’ Tour Due to COVID-19
June 8, 2020
Smashing Pumpkins Cancel ‘Rock Invasion 2’ Tour Due to COVID-19

This spring, The Smashing Pumpkins — Billy Corgan, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlin, Jeff Schroeder and Jack Bates — were supposed to have headed out on a special intimate tour, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers (and More Acts) Playing Live Sets Within Minecraft is a Perfect Statement About the State of Live Music in the COVID-19 Era
June 8, 2020
Phoebe Bridgers (and More Acts) Playing Live Sets Within Minecraft is a Perfect Statement About the State of Live Music in the COVID-19 Era

Do you play Minecraft? Chances are, you don’t — the massively popular game, which amasses millions of users around the world, skews younger. It’s a huge deal for the younger...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Postpones European Leg of ‘End of the Road’ Tour Due to COVID-19 Concerns
June 5, 2020
KISS Postpones European Leg of ‘End of the Road’ Tour Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Bands and artists shelving tour plans for the foreseeable future as a result of the chaos created by the COVID-19 pandemic is all the rage these days, unfortunately, and Friday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 6/13: ‘Back to the Basement’ Virtual Concert for COVID-19 Relief, ft. A Flock Of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Naked Eyes, Tiffany and More
June 4, 2020
6/13: ‘Back to the Basement’ Virtual Concert for COVID-19 Relief, ft. A Flock Of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Naked Eyes, Tiffany and More

On Saturday, June 13, a number of iconic acts from the 1980s will gather — remotely — for the Back to the Basement virtual concert, an online fundraising concert from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Bruce Springsteen Play with Dropkick Murphys (Remotely) at an Empty Fenway Park for COVID-19 Relief
June 1, 2020
Watch Bruce Springsteen Play with Dropkick Murphys (Remotely) at an Empty Fenway Park for COVID-19 Relief

On Friday evening, Boston punk rabblerousers the Dropkick Murphys staged a special concert at an empty Fenway Park, a fundraiser for Feeding America, Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston, and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chicago Postpones Summer Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19, but Rick Springfield is Unable to Join New Tour
May 29, 2020
Chicago Postpones Summer Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19, but Rick Springfield is Unable to Join New Tour

This summer was supposed to bring with it a crowd-pleasing tour involving Chicago and Rick Springfield, but the tour has been postponed due to ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cindy Blackman Santana + Carlos Santana Transform John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ to Raise Money for COVID-19 Relief (Listen)
May 29, 2020
Cindy Blackman Santana + Carlos Santana Transform John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ to Raise Money for COVID-19 Relief (Listen)

On Friday, Cindy Blackman Santana and her husband, guitarist extraordinaire Carlos Santana, premiered a lively new cover of “Imagine,” the global peace anthem first made famous by John Lennon. Their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Buzz: Coachella 2020 Might Be Moved Entirely to 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 28, 2020
Buzz: Coachella 2020 Might Be Moved Entirely to 2021 Due to COVID-19

Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival would have taken place over two sun-soaked weekends in April. The pandemic, just as it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rammstein Postpones First-Ever North American Stadium Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 27, 2020
Rammstein Postpones First-Ever North American Stadium Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19

German industrial metal icons Rammstein were supposed to head out on an anticipated North American stadium tour this fall — but on Wednesday, the tour was officially postponed due to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles Cancels 2020 Season for First Time in 90 Years Due to COVID-19
May 27, 2020
The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles Cancels 2020 Season for First Time in 90 Years Due to COVID-19

A rough summer in Los Angeles just got even quieter. Two weeks ago saw the legendary Hollywood Bowl officially cancel its entire 2020 season of live performances as a result...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Doobie Brothers Officially Reschedule 50th Anniversary Tour with Michael McDonald to 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 26, 2020
Doobie Brothers Officially Reschedule 50th Anniversary Tour with Michael McDonald to 2021 Due to COVID-19

On Tuesday, The Doobie Brothers announced that their anticipated 50th anniversary tour with Michael McDonald has been officially postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with the news,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blues Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Supporting Touring Musicians Affected by COVID-19 with Fueling Musicians Program (and You Can Contribute)
May 21, 2020
Blues Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Supporting Touring Musicians Affected by COVID-19 with Fueling Musicians Program (and You Can Contribute)

The realities of the COVID-19 pandemic have left those in the music industry without work for an indeterminate amount of time. Recent weeks have seen independent venues form a coalition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Daltrey on COVID-19 Restrictions: ‘We Can’t Wrap Ourselves in Cotton Wool’
May 21, 2020
Roger Daltrey on COVID-19 Restrictions: ‘We Can’t Wrap Ourselves in Cotton Wool’

Anyone who knows anything about Roger Daltrey is most likely aware that the iconic vocalist of The Who doesn’t mince his words — and he remains as fiery as ever...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Officially Postpone North American Tour Due to COVID-19
May 20, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Officially Postpone North American Tour Due to COVID-19

Guns N’ Roses have officially postponed their scheduled North American tour dates for the summer of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was announced on Wednesday via the band‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | James Taylor and Jackson Browne Tour Rescheduled to 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 20, 2020
James Taylor and Jackson Browne Tour Rescheduled to 2021 Due to COVID-19

Legendary singer/songwriters James Taylor and Jackson Browne were supposed to begin a special tour this month, but the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the pair to reschedule the outing until 2021....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Rebecca Holden and Little Anthony Cover ‘I Believe,’ Dedicated to Families and the Heroes Fighting COVID-19
May 20, 2020
Hear Rebecca Holden and Little Anthony Cover ‘I Believe,’ Dedicated to Families and the Heroes Fighting COVID-19

Acclaimed actress/singer Rebecca Holden and legendary blues/soul singer Jerome Anthony “Little Anthony” Gourdine joined forces in 2019 to record a cover of “I Believe,” the spiritual song written  by Ervin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Summer’s Incubus and 311 Tour (ft. Badflower) Has Officially Been Canceled Due to COVID-19
May 19, 2020
This Summer’s Incubus and 311 Tour (ft. Badflower) Has Officially Been Canceled Due to COVID-19

This summer was to feature a pretty solid warm-weather tour from Incubus and 311, with special guests Badflower, playing their breezy alt/rock hits across the country. However, like so many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour with Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy Postponed Until 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 19, 2020
Hella Mega Tour with Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy Postponed Until 2021 Due to COVID-19

This summer was to be a busy one for Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy, the trio of gigantic alt/rock/punk bands having joined forces for the Hella Mega Tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Premieres a Video for ‘Don’t Give Up,’ an Uplifting New Song for the COVID-19 Era
May 15, 2020
Alice Cooper Premieres a Video for ‘Don’t Give Up,’ an Uplifting New Song for the COVID-19 Era

“Don’t Give Up,” a new song from Alice Cooper premiered on Friday, is a salve for the anxiety of our current times, caught up in the COVID-19 pandemic. Premiered on Friday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hollywood Bowl 2020 Season Canceled for First Time in 98 Years Due to COVID-19
May 13, 2020
Hollywood Bowl 2020 Season Canceled for First Time in 98 Years Due to COVID-19

For the first time in almost 100 years, there will be no summer season of concerts at the Hollywood Bowl. On Wednesday, it was officially announced that the scheduled programming...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan Cancels June/July 2020 Tour Due to COVID-19
May 13, 2020
Bob Dylan Cancels June/July 2020 Tour Due to COVID-19

Bob Dylan was supposed to head out on the road this summer on a tour with special guests Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, but the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a 1985 ‘Prince and the Revolution: Live’ Concert on YouTube 5/14-17 for COVID-19 Relief
May 12, 2020
Watch a 1985 ‘Prince and the Revolution: Live’ Concert on YouTube 5/14-17 for COVID-19 Relief

This Thursday night, the Prince Estate will host a very special streaming concert event on YouTube: A 1985 concert from Prince and the Revolution in Syracuse, New York, when the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Keys Cancel ‘Let’s Rock’ 2020 Summer Tour Due to COVID-19
May 12, 2020
The Black Keys Cancel ‘Let’s Rock’ 2020 Summer Tour Due to COVID-19

With Live Nation taking a look at alternative methods of live entertainment in the coming months as the world continues dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Keys announced on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bryan Adams Tells Whoever/Whatever Caused COVID-19 to ‘Go Vegan’ in Angry Instagram Video
May 12, 2020
Bryan Adams Tells Whoever/Whatever Caused COVID-19 to ‘Go Vegan’ in Angry Instagram Video

Bryan Adams was looking forward to a run of shows at the legendary Royal Albert Hall in London beginning this week, but the COVID-19 pandemic put the Canadian pop/rocker‘s plans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Cancel European Tour Due to COVID-19 Concerns
May 11, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Cancel European Tour Due to COVID-19 Concerns

To the surprise of nobody given the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, Guns N’ Roses will not be partaking in their previously scheduled European tour for the coming weeks. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation to Phase In Drive-In Concerts and Live Broadcasts Without Crowds Due to COVID-19
May 8, 2020
Live Nation to Phase In Drive-In Concerts and Live Broadcasts Without Crowds Due to COVID-19

Among the many industries hit especially hard by the coronavirus pandemic is the live music business. Just this week, independent venues in the U.S. formed a coalition in hopes of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Iron Maiden Cancels 2020 Shows Due to COVID-19, Pushes ‘Legacy of the Beast Tour’ to Summer 2021
May 8, 2020
Iron Maiden Cancels 2020 Shows Due to COVID-19, Pushes ‘Legacy of the Beast Tour’ to Summer 2021

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Bruce Dickinson and Iron Maiden have canceled their scheduled 2020 tour dates. The news was revealed in a two-part Instagram post on Thursday....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Muse’s Matt Bellamy Premieres ‘Tomorrow’s World,’ a Bit of Hope Spawned By the Dystopia of COVID-19 Isolation
May 8, 2020
Muse’s Matt Bellamy Premieres ‘Tomorrow’s World,’ a Bit of Hope Spawned By the Dystopia of COVID-19 Isolation

Muse hit it big for a variety of reasons, but the English rock band’s marriage of grandiose, slightly prog-oriented music with vocalist Matt Bellamy and his powerful singing style were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Unsettling New Puscifer Video for ‘Apocalyptical’ from Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Sums Up the Anxiety of the COVID-19 Era
May 8, 2020
This Unsettling New Puscifer Video for ‘Apocalyptical’ from Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Sums Up the Anxiety of the COVID-19 Era

Leave it to Maynard James Keenan to release the perfect music video for these unsettling times. The irreverent lead vocalist of Tool premiered a new song on Friday with his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #SaveOurStages: 1,300 Music Venues Form Coalition Seeking Federal Support to Stay Afloat During COVID-19 Pandemic
May 7, 2020
#SaveOurStages: 1,300 Music Venues Form Coalition Seeking Federal Support to Stay Afloat During COVID-19 Pandemic

Live music. It’s something we all want back in our lives, once circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic improve enough to allow such entertainment to return — but the very music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Love of the Beach Boys Presents ‘This Too Shall Pass,’ an Uplifting Song ft. John Stamos on Drums (Proceeds Benefiting Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund)
May 6, 2020
Mike Love of the Beach Boys Presents ‘This Too Shall Pass,’ an Uplifting Song ft. John Stamos on Drums (Proceeds Benefiting Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund)

A few days back, Mike Love of the Beach Boys premiered a new song titled “This too Shall Pass,” a message of positivity and unity amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Featuring...

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 | The ‘Drive-In Rave’ is Becoming a Thing in Germany Because of COVID-19, Revelers Honking Car Horns to the Pulsating Beat
May 5, 2020
The ‘Drive-In Rave’ is Becoming a Thing in Germany Because of COVID-19, Revelers Honking Car Horns to the Pulsating Beat

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the “pause” button on all forms of live music other than “quarantine” videos on Instagram or YouTube, the future of concerts and the live experience in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ZZ Top Among Latest to Push Gigs Back a Year After Rescheduling Las Vegas Residency to 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 5, 2020
ZZ Top Among Latest to Push Gigs Back a Year After Rescheduling Las Vegas Residency to 2021 Due to COVID-19

Under normal circumstances, ZZ Top would currently be basking in the glow of a successful string of Las Vegas residency dates at the Venetian Resort — but the COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rise Up New York!’ COVID-19 Telethon to Air 5/11, ft. Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Sting, Mariah Carey and More
May 4, 2020
‘Rise Up New York!’ COVID-19 Telethon to Air 5/11, ft. Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Sting, Mariah Carey and More

On Monday, May 11, another star-studded COVID-19 fundraising effort will take place, and Rise Up New York! will feature participation from a number of big-name music and entertainer acts. Via...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey Cancels 2020 Tour with the Pretenders Due to COVID-19, Issue Lengthy Statement
May 4, 2020
Journey Cancels 2020 Tour with the Pretenders Due to COVID-19, Issue Lengthy Statement

One of this summer’s most anticipated tours was going to be a trek bringing together Journey and the Pretenders, but on Monday Neal Schon and his band mates announced the tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Turned ‘Blackened’ into a Stripped-Down, COVID-19 Isolation Jam — Watch Ahead of #MetallicaMondays Tonight 5/4
May 4, 2020
Metallica Turned ‘Blackened’ into a Stripped-Down, COVID-19 Isolation Jam — Watch Ahead of #MetallicaMondays Tonight 5/4

It’s Monday, so that means it’s time for another #MetallicaMondays concert streaming event from Metallica — but on Friday evening, the thrash-metal icons premiered a new take on an old-school...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rage Against the Machine Postpones 2020 Reunion Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19 Concerns
May 1, 2020
Rage Against the Machine Postpones 2020 Reunion Tour to 2021 Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Rage Against the Machine has postponed its entire scheduled 2020 reunion tour to 2021, in an update posted to the band‘s website and social media pages on Friday. https://www.instagram.com/p/B_qIKv_AWXX/ The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eagles Reschedule Anticipated ‘Hotel California’ Tour to Fall 2021 Due to COVID-19
May 1, 2020
Eagles Reschedule Anticipated ‘Hotel California’ Tour to Fall 2021 Due to COVID-19

After previously rescheduling their planned Spring 2020 Hotel California tour dates to the fall, Eagles (Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, with Deacon Frey and Vince Gill) have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Premiere ‘You Are the Champions’ Video, with Footage from COVID-19 Lockdowns Worldwide (Proceeds Going to Charity)
May 1, 2020
Queen + Adam Lambert Premiere ‘You Are the Champions’ Video, with Footage from COVID-19 Lockdowns Worldwide (Proceeds Going to Charity)

Recently, Queen — Brian May, Roger Taylor and Adam Lambert — convened via remote connection for an Instagram collaboration on “We Are the Champions,” but with a twist. They altered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Action Skulls (Bill Mumy, Vicki Peterson and John Cowsill) Made an Album During COVID-19 Isolation; Stream ‘A Different World’
May 1, 2020
Action Skulls (Bill Mumy, Vicki Peterson and John Cowsill) Made an Album During COVID-19 Isolation; Stream ‘A Different World’

Action Skulls is a formidable musical project combining the many talents of Vicki Peterson of the Bangles, her husband, John Cowsill (drummer of Cowsills and the Beach Boys) and Bill...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir & Wolf Bros. Officially Cancel All Remaining 2020 Performances Due to COVID-19
April 30, 2020
Bob Weir & Wolf Bros. Officially Cancel All Remaining 2020 Performances Due to COVID-19

Bob Weir & Wolf Bros., the touring group involving the Grateful Dead icon, producer/musician Don Was and drummer Jay Lane, have canceled their remaining 2020 tour dates due to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Christopher Cross Update: COVID-19 Induced Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Leaving Him Temporarily Paralyzed
April 30, 2020
Christopher Cross Update: COVID-19 Induced Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Leaving Him Temporarily Paralyzed

On April 17, acclaimed singer/songwriter Christopher Cross updated fans regarding his battle with COVID-19, reporting that he was began recovering until being sidelined by a new issue: temporary paralysis that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Hands Together,’ We Can Overcome COVID-19 (Stream the Catchy New Song from Singer/Songwriter Rob Bonfiglio)
April 30, 2020
‘Hands Together,’ We Can Overcome COVID-19 (Stream the Catchy New Song from Singer/Songwriter Rob Bonfiglio)

In early March, singer/songwriter Rob Bonfiglio was approached by Kevin Wachs, CEO of Earthly Body (and president/publisher of RockCellarMagazine.com), with the idea of writing a song for their Hemp Seed Hand...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linkin Park Members Were Talking + Working on New Music Before COVID-19 Lockdown, Per Bassist Dave ‘Phoenix’ Farrell
April 29, 2020
Linkin Park Members Were Talking + Working on New Music Before COVID-19 Lockdown, Per Bassist Dave ‘Phoenix’ Farrell

The unexpected death of Chester Bennington in July 2017 rendered the future of Linkin Park understandably murky. The prospect of forging ahead without one of its two central figures (the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘All Together Now!’ All-Star Online Concert Event Raises $110,000+ for COVID-19 Relief in Los Angeles (Watch/Donate)
April 27, 2020
‘All Together Now!’ All-Star Online Concert Event Raises $110,000+ for COVID-19 Relief in Los Angeles (Watch/Donate)

This past Saturday, April 25, Rock Cellar Productions in association with the Get Together Foundation and City Council member John Lee, presented ALL TOGETHER NOW! – an online concert event...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Amoeba Music’s Iconic Hollywood Store Will Not Reopen Before Moving to New Location Due to COVID-19
April 27, 2020
Amoeba Music’s Iconic Hollywood Store Will Not Reopen Before Moving to New Location Due to COVID-19

In an update and release issued on Monday, Amoeba Music revealed that its Sunset Boulevard location, a famed Hollywood landmark, will not be reopening due to COVID-19. Back in early...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Rolled Out a New Ticket Refund Plan Meant to Assuage Fans’ Concerns Over Shows Rescheduled/Canceled Due to COVID-19
April 27, 2020
Live Nation Rolled Out a New Ticket Refund Plan Meant to Assuage Fans’ Concerns Over Shows Rescheduled/Canceled Due to COVID-19

Recently, Live Nation announced a detailed and updated Ticket Refund Plan as a means of providing answers to fans who purchased tickets to shows that have been canceled or postponed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I Was Not Expecting Post Malone’s Nirvana Concert for COVID-19 Relief to Be THAT Great
April 27, 2020
I Was Not Expecting Post Malone’s Nirvana Concert for COVID-19 Relief to Be THAT Great

You know Post Malone as a hip-hop/pop superstar, a “Rockstar” in the general definition of the term, rather than the specific — that is, he isn’t known as a “rock”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters: 25th Anniversary ‘D.C. Jam’ with Chris Stapleton, Pharrell, The Go-Go’s and More Canceled Due to COVID-19
April 27, 2020
Foo Fighters: 25th Anniversary ‘D.C. Jam’ with Chris Stapleton, Pharrell, The Go-Go’s and More Canceled Due to COVID-19

UPDATE, 4/27: The Foo Fighters have canceled D.C. Jam due to COVID-19 concerns. https://www.instagram.com/p/B_fL69LpAIW/ When the Foo Fighters want to throw a party, they throw a party. And this July...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You Can Now Buy The Doors-Themed Face Masks, Proceeds Benefiting the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Relief Fund
April 24, 2020
You Can Now Buy The Doors-Themed Face Masks, Proceeds Benefiting the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Doors have announced a special new product emblazoned with the band’s signature psychedelia: Non-medical face masks, designed with the coronavirus pandemic in mind and with 100 percent of proceeds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Marianne Faithfull Home Recovering After 22-Day Battle with COVID-19, Thanks NHS for Saving Her Life
April 23, 2020
Marianne Faithfull Home Recovering After 22-Day Battle with COVID-19, Thanks NHS for Saving Her Life

After a 22-day stint in the hospital battling symptoms associated with COVID-19, legendary English singer/musician Marianne Faithfull is home resting and recuperating from her ordeal. Faithfull’s social media channels provided...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Foo Fighters’ ‘Times Like These’ Performed for BBC 1’s Live Lounge — ft. Dua Lipa, Chris Martin, Ellie Goulding, Bastille and More, for COVID-19 Charity
April 23, 2020
Watch the Foo Fighters’ ‘Times Like These’ Performed for BBC 1’s Live Lounge — ft. Dua Lipa, Chris Martin, Ellie Goulding, Bastille and More, for COVID-19 Charity

To cop the hook from “Times Like These,” the smash-hit single from Foo Fighters‘ 2001 album One By One, it’s times like these we learn to love again — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Postpones 2020 North American ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates Due to COVID-19
April 23, 2020
Elton John Postpones 2020 North American ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates Due to COVID-19

On Thursday, Sir Elton John sent along the news that he has had to officially postpone the upcoming 2020 North American dates of his ongoing Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judy Collins Dedicates Her Timeless Recording of ‘Amazing Grace’ to Doctors, Nurses and Patients Battling COVID-19 Around the World
April 22, 2020
Judy Collins Dedicates Her Timeless Recording of ‘Amazing Grace’ to Doctors, Nurses and Patients Battling COVID-19 Around the World

A few weeks back, a social media post on Facebook made the rounds depicting the sound of Judy Collins singing “Amazing Grace” reverberating through the streets of London, adjacent to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Post Malone is Playing a Nirvana Livestream Concert on Friday 4/24 for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund
April 22, 2020
Post Malone is Playing a Nirvana Livestream Concert on Friday 4/24 for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

On Friday, April 24, Post Malone will host a special livestream concert event on YouTube geared around raising funds for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund — but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Micky Dolenz of the Monkees
April 20, 2020
A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Micky Dolenz of the Monkees

For Micky Dolenz, most of his life is spent out on the road, touring in celebration of his music with The Monkees or as a solo artist. But with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Rick Springfield from His Studio/Bunker in Southern California
April 17, 2020
A Dispatch from COVID-19 Quarantine: Checking in with Rick Springfield from His Studio/Bunker in Southern California

For many of us, being self-quarantined during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re following strict heath guidelines and using the extra time to finish up long abandoned projects or simply taking stock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Christopher Cross Experiencing Temporary Paralysis, ‘Intense’ Muscle Weakness After Battle with COVID-19
April 17, 2020
Christopher Cross Experiencing Temporary Paralysis, ‘Intense’ Muscle Weakness After Battle with COVID-19

In an update to fans posted on his social media pages on Friday, singer/songwriter Christopher Cross revealed that while he has recovered mostly from his recent battle with the coronavirus,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Florence + the Machine: Stream the Uplifting ‘Light of Love,’ Benefiting Intensive Care Society COVID-19 Fund
April 17, 2020
New Florence + the Machine: Stream the Uplifting ‘Light of Love,’ Benefiting Intensive Care Society COVID-19 Fund

The best Florence + the Machine songs have a cathartic, healing quality to them, and that’s very much the case with “Light of Love,” a new song premiered by the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, More Added to ‘One World: Together At Home’ Stream 4/18 from Global Citizen + WHO for COVID-19 Relief
April 17, 2020
Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, More Added to ‘One World: Together At Home’ Stream 4/18 from Global Citizen + WHO for COVID-19 Relief

Tomorrow, April 18, Global Citizen and the World Health Organization in association with Lady Gaga will present One World: Together At Home, a streaming concert event raising funds for the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview This Saturday’s Dead & Company Stream with a Cover of The Band’s ‘The Weight’ — Streaming 4/18 for COVID-19 Relief
April 16, 2020
Preview This Saturday’s Dead & Company Stream with a Cover of The Band’s ‘The Weight’ — Streaming 4/18 for COVID-19 Relief

This Saturday, Dead & Company will continue their One More Saturday Night live stream series with a gig from Alpine Valley in 2018. The latest edition of the jam band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana Cancels May Gigs at Las Vegas House of Blues Due to COVID-19
April 16, 2020
Carlos Santana Cancels May Gigs at Las Vegas House of Blues Due to COVID-19

Carlos Santana was supposed to play a series of concerts in Las Vegas as part of his ongoing residency at the House of Blues this May, but on Thursday the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Let’s Discuss the George Harrison-Penned Beatles Classic ‘Taxman’ on April 15 — Normally Tax Day in the U.S. (Delayed Until 7/15 Due to COVID-19)
April 15, 2020
Let’s Discuss the George Harrison-Penned Beatles Classic ‘Taxman’ on April 15 — Normally Tax Day in the U.S. (Delayed Until 7/15 Due to COVID-19)

Today, April 15, would usually be the day millions of Americans file taxes. The coronavirus pandemic has thrown a wrench into everything, however, and the U.S. Treasury and IRS granted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Artists Around the World Join Forces for EraseCOVID PSA Art Series Benefiting MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund
April 14, 2020
Artists Around the World Join Forces for EraseCOVID PSA Art Series Benefiting MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund

With live music paused around the world as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it begged the question: What are the artists who design pieces like concert posters doing during...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Jersey 4 Jersey’ COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser 4/22, ft. Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Tony Bennett, Whoopi Goldberg and More on ABC
April 14, 2020
‘Jersey 4 Jersey’ COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser 4/22, ft. Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Tony Bennett, Whoopi Goldberg and More on ABC

On Tuesday, Bruce Springsteen called in to Good Morning America to announce something very special to his heart: Jersey 4 Jersey, a star-studded streaming concert event geared around raising funds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sturgill Simpson Relays Story of Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis, Frustrating Attempts to Get Tested
April 13, 2020
Sturgill Simpson Relays Story of Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis, Frustrating Attempts to Get Tested

Acclaimed songwriter/singer Sturgill Simpson posted a message on his Instagram account over the weekend confirming that he is currently recovering after testing positive for the coronavirus. It was Sturgill’s path...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘All Together Now!,’ an All-Star Concert Event Benefiting the L.A. Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund — Saturday 4/25
April 13, 2020
‘All Together Now!,’ an All-Star Concert Event Benefiting the L.A. Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund — Saturday 4/25

On Saturday, April 25, Rock Cellar Productions (in association with the Get Together Foundation) will put on the All Together Now!, an online concert event helping the city of Los...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Report Suggests The Return of Concerts Might Not Be a ‘Plausible Possibility’ Until Fall 2021 Due to COVID-19
April 13, 2020
New Report Suggests The Return of Concerts Might Not Be a ‘Plausible Possibility’ Until Fall 2021 Due to COVID-19

Among the many elements of ‘normal life’ that have been upended as a result of the coronavirus pandemic is the live music industry. Concerts, which we all definitely took for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Launching ‘Shakedown Stream’ Concert/Q&A Series 4/10, Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund
April 9, 2020
Grateful Dead Launching ‘Shakedown Stream’ Concert/Q&A Series 4/10, Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund

Deadheads of the world, you have more streaming opportunities coming your way soon while stuck indoors due to the coronavirus pandemic. This Friday, April 10 at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m....

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘At Home with Farm Aid’ 4/11: Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews, Benefiting Family Farmers Affected by COVID-19
April 8, 2020
‘At Home with Farm Aid’ 4/11: Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews, Benefiting Family Farmers Affected by COVID-19

On Saturday, April 11 — this Saturday! — AXS TV will air At Home with Farm Aid, a very special event put on by Willie Nelson and his sons, Lukas...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Global Citizen + WHO Announce ‘One World: Together at Home’ Streaming Concert Event 4/18 Benefiting COVID-19 Fight
April 6, 2020
Global Citizen + WHO Announce ‘One World: Together at Home’ Streaming Concert Event 4/18 Benefiting COVID-19 Fight

On Saturday, April 18, a number of the world’s biggest entertainers will join forces for One World: Together at Home, a streaming concert event put on by Global Citizen and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Light In The Attic & Friends Live Charity Concert Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund This Friday 4/3
April 2, 2020
Light In The Attic & Friends Live Charity Concert Benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund This Friday 4/3

On Friday, a number of musical acts will take part in a livestream charity concert from Light in the Attic, with proceeds benefiting MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund. 100 percent of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joan Baez Dedicates Acoustic Performance of ‘Hello In There’ to John Prine and Wife Fiona Whelan Prine in COVID-19 Battle
March 30, 2020
Joan Baez Dedicates Acoustic Performance of ‘Hello In There’ to John Prine and Wife Fiona Whelan Prine in COVID-19 Battle

This past weekend brought with it the concerning news that country/folk legend John Prine is currently in critical condition after being hospitalized last Thursday after showing signs of COVID-19 —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Prine: ‘His Situation is Critical,’ Says Family After Country Legend Hospitalized with COVID-19 Symptoms
March 29, 2020
John Prine: ‘His Situation is Critical,’ Says Family After Country Legend Hospitalized with COVID-19 Symptoms

Country/folk music legend John Prine has been hospitalized since Thursday after showing signs of the coronavirus, and the Prine family issued an update on Sunday regarding his condition. Per a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | George Harrison’s Material World Foundation #InnerLight Challenge Raising Funds for Those Affected by COVID-19
March 27, 2020
George Harrison’s Material World Foundation #InnerLight Challenge Raising Funds for Those Affected by COVID-19

The Material World Foundation, originally founded by George Harrison in 1973, has launched the Inner Light Challenge to raise $100,000 toward the benefit of those affected by the coronavirus pandemic....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens + Lowell Brams’ New Album ‘Aporia’ Released Early, 50% of Proceeds Benefiting Charities Helping Those Affected by COVID-19
March 24, 2020
Sufjan Stevens + Lowell Brams’ New Album ‘Aporia’ Released Early, 50% of Proceeds Benefiting Charities Helping Those Affected by COVID-19

This Friday, March 27, Sufjan Stevens and collaborator/stepfather Lowell Brams were to release Aporia, an experimental new album/project the pair had been working on for a while — but it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Father John Misty Releases ‘Off-Key in Hamburg’ Live Album, All Proceeds to Benefit MusiCares COVID-19 Fund
March 23, 2020
Father John Misty Releases ‘Off-Key in Hamburg’ Live Album, All Proceeds to Benefit MusiCares COVID-19 Fund

Indie/rock singer/songwriter Father John Misty (real name J. Tillman) released a new live album on Monday, but he’s doing something special with Off-Key in Hamburg: Released via Bandcamp, all proceeds...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kenny Rogers Passes Away, Family Directs Donations to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund
March 21, 2020
Kenny Rogers Passes Away, Family Directs Donations to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund

The music world lost one of its most legendary figures late Friday night when country music icon Kenny Rogers passed away at the age of 81. The news was announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Toto’s David Paich Shares Epic New Track “Spirit of the Moonrise”; Solo Debut ‘Forgotten Toys’ Out 8/19
June 9, 2022
Toto’s David Paich Shares Epic New Track “Spirit of the Moonrise”; Solo Debut ‘Forgotten Toys’ Out 8/19

On Aug. 19, David Paich of Toto will unveil his first solo album, Forgotten Toys. It marks a major moment in Paich’s iconic career, which has stretched across decades and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Cancels Sacramento and Las Vegas Concerts as Jeff Ament Tests Positive for COVID
May 18, 2022
Pearl Jam Cancels Sacramento and Las Vegas Concerts as Jeff Ament Tests Positive for COVID

Pearl Jam recently went back out on the road on a much-anticipated tour in support of 2020’s Gigaton. The tour was postponed multiple times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Original Pearl Jam Drummer Dave Krusen Joins Band at Fresno Gig (First Performance with PJ Since 1991)
May 17, 2022
Original Pearl Jam Drummer Dave Krusen Joins Band at Fresno Gig (First Performance with PJ Since 1991)

Pearl Jam is out on its anticipated and pandemic-delayed tour in support of 2020’s Gigaton record. So far, it’s been an emotional, cathartic experience (click here to read our full...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap/Photos: 1980s Fans Brave the Heat for Cruel World Festival in Pasadena to See Blondie, Devo, Morrissey, Bauhaus and Many More
May 16, 2022
Recap/Photos: 1980s Fans Brave the Heat for Cruel World Festival in Pasadena to See Blondie, Devo, Morrissey, Bauhaus and Many More

Debbie Harry of Blondie was absolutely thrilled to be onstage during this past Saturday, May 14’s sold-out Cruel World Festival in Southern California. “You have no idea how good it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Add 19 Dates to 2022 North American Tour
April 12, 2022
Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Add 19 Dates to 2022 North American Tour

Ringo Starr already had big plans in place for this summer, taking his All-Starr Band back out on the road for another tour of classic songs and wonderful music memories...

Rock Cellar Magazine | One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat With Billy Vera (1987’s No. 1 Classic “At This Moment”)
April 7, 2022
One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? A Chat With Billy Vera (1987’s No. 1 Classic “At This Moment”)

In our newest One-Hit Wonder … Or Not? entry, vocalist/songwriter Billy Vera discusses his hit “At This Moment,” which was first released in 1981 before making major strides on the charts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Former Teen Idol & ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ Star Bobby Rydell: 1942-2022
April 7, 2022
Rest in Peace, Former Teen Idol & ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ Star Bobby Rydell: 1942-2022

On April 5, singer/actor Bobby Rydell passed away at the age of 79 following a battle with pneumonia. The estate of the former teen idol and Bye Bye Birdie star...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age and More): 1964-2022
February 22, 2022
Rest in Peace, Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age and More): 1964-2022

Mark Lanegan, an esteemed and adventurous musician whose career spanned decades, has passed away at 57 years of age. The news was announced on Tuesday, with Variety noting that while...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Vedder Reschedules San Diego & Los Angeles ‘Earthling’ Tour Dates to Feb. 25 & 27 Due to COVID
February 14, 2022
Eddie Vedder Reschedules San Diego & Los Angeles ‘Earthling’ Tour Dates to Feb. 25 & 27 Due to COVID

Eddie Vedder announced on Monday that due to a positive COVID test within the touring party for his Earthling run of shows, this week’s scheduled performances in San Diego (Feb....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Meat Loaf: 1947-2022 (Iconic Singer/Actor Remembered by Peers)
January 21, 2022
Rest in Peace, Meat Loaf: 1947-2022 (Iconic Singer/Actor Remembered by Peers)

Meat Loaf has passed away at the age of 74, it was announced early Friday. TMZ reported his passing, noting that he died after a fight with COVID-19 after falling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joni Mitchell Debuts Video for Wintertime Classic, “River” –‘Archives Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967)’ Out Now
December 28, 2021
Joni Mitchell Debuts Video for Wintertime Classic, “River” –‘Archives Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967)’ Out Now

Among the many songs penned by Joni Mitchell, “River” stands as one of the most beloved, a contemporary classic covered by many other artists and considered among her best —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Michael Nesmith of the Monkees: 1942-2021
December 10, 2021
Rest in Peace, Michael Nesmith of the Monkees: 1942-2021

Singer/guitarist Michael Nesmith of the Monkees has passed away at the age of 78, it was announced by his family in a statement on Friday morning and reported by Rolling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Scorpions Debut “Peacemaker,” 19th Studio Album ‘Rock Believer’ Coming in February (Pre-Order)
November 4, 2021
Scorpions Debut “Peacemaker,” 19th Studio Album ‘Rock Believer’ Coming in February (Pre-Order)

German hard rock icons Scorpions will release a new album, the band’s 19th, on Feb. 25, 2022 — and Rock Believers was previewed on Thursday with typically roaring anthem called...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Bridges Says His Lymphoma is in Remission, ‘But COVID Kicked My Ass’
September 13, 2021
Jeff Bridges Says His Lymphoma is in Remission, ‘But COVID Kicked My Ass’

Beloved actor/musician/activist Jeff Bridges is seemingly out of the woods as far as his lymphoma treatments are concerned, but he issued an update on Monday afternoon that detailed another wrinkle...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee Releases ‘Our Extended Play’ EP, Co-Written with The 1975; U.S. Headlining Tour This Fall
June 23, 2021
beabadoobee Releases ‘Our Extended Play’ EP, Co-Written with The 1975; U.S. Headlining Tour This Fall

beabadoobee, the buzzworthy singer/songwriter (real name: Bea Kristi) who unleashed her dynamic debut album, Fake It Flowers, last fall, returned this week with Our Extended Play, a new EP featuring four new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | beabadoobee Shares ‘Last Day on Earth,’ New Collaborative EP with The 1975 Coming Soon
March 24, 2021
beabadoobee Shares ‘Last Day on Earth,’ New Collaborative EP with The 1975 Coming Soon

“Last Day on Earth” is a new song from beabadoobee, the buzzworthy singer/songwriter (real name: Bea Kristi) who unleashed her dynamic debut album, Fake It Flowers, last fall. For this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Deluxe Edition of the ‘Remote’ EP Recorded by Indie/Pop Band Wallows During COVID Lockdown
February 19, 2021
Out Now: Deluxe Edition of the ‘Remote’ EP Recorded by Indie/Pop Band Wallows During COVID Lockdown

Toward the end of October, Wallows — the indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Rupert Neve, Audio Recording Innovator: 1926-2021
February 15, 2021
Rest in Peace Rupert Neve, Audio Recording Innovator: 1926-2021

Rupert Neve has passed away at the age of 94, it was announced via the official website of the revolutionary figure of the audio recording industry. His estate noted that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Love in the Time of Covid’: Another Perfectly Unsettling Music Video Experience from Danny Elfman (Watch)
February 11, 2021
‘Love in the Time of Covid’: Another Perfectly Unsettling Music Video Experience from Danny Elfman (Watch)

There is some … unsettling imagery afoot in “Love in the Time of Covid,” a new song and music video debuted by composer/musician Danny Elfman on Thursday. Elfman has forged...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Talk Show Host Larry King: 1933-2021
January 23, 2021
Rest in Peace, Legendary Talk Show Host Larry King: 1933-2021

Larry King has passed away at the age of 87, it was announced on Saturday. Variety notes that King had been hospitalized with COVID-19 since December. The Emmy-winning TV host...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 1975 Working on New Album; Cancels All 2021 Tour Dates Due to Logistical Uncertainty
January 12, 2021
The 1975 Working on New Album; Cancels All 2021 Tour Dates Due to Logistical Uncertainty

Back in May, English pop/rock/experimental band The 1975 added to its prolific young career with Notes on a Conditional Form, an ambitious new album that saw the group pushing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers: 1942-2021
January 3, 2021
Rest in Peace, Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers: 1942-2021

On Sunday, it was announced that  Gerry Marsden, the legendary front man of Gerry and the Pacemakers, has passed away at age 78 after a “short illness,” according to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Country Singer/Songwriter K.T. Oslin (“80’s Ladies”): 1942-2020
December 21, 2020
Rest in Peace, Country Singer/Songwriter K.T. Oslin (“80’s Ladies”): 1942-2020

K.T. Oslin, the country music singer/songwriter whose 1987 single “80’s Ladies” made her the first female songwriter to win the CMA Award for Song of the Year, has passed away...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Went Into ICU with Double Pneumonia After 2019 Rock Hall Induction; ’24 Karat Gold’ Film Hits VOD
October 27, 2020
Stevie Nicks Went Into ICU with Double Pneumonia After 2019 Rock Hall Induction; ’24 Karat Gold’ Film Hits VOD

In a new interview with Variety published on Oct. 25, Stevie Nicks opened up about a number of topics relevant to the legendary singer, who’s enjoyed a renewed interest in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream a 1996 Radio Set from Foo Fighters (Including ‘Wattershed’ in the Style of Fred Schneider of the B-52’s)
October 22, 2020
Stream a 1996 Radio Set from Foo Fighters (Including ‘Wattershed’ in the Style of Fred Schneider of the B-52’s)

In 1996, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters — in one of the group’s earliest iterations — played an on-air radio gig for ROCKLINE, hosted by producer Scott Weiss. 24...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pablo Cruise’s Video for ‘Breathe’ (First New Original Song Since 1983) is a Virtual Hug for Everybody Right Now
September 21, 2020
Pablo Cruise’s Video for ‘Breathe’ (First New Original Song Since 1983) is a Virtual Hug for Everybody Right Now

In early September, Pablo Cruise returned with its first new song since 1983 — and “Breathe” is very much a call to action for these troubling times, an urging to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Stream ‘Breathe,’ a New Feel-Good Single from Pablo Cruise – the Band’s First Studio Single Since 1983
September 2, 2020
Premiere: Stream ‘Breathe,’ a New Feel-Good Single from Pablo Cruise – the Band’s First Studio Single Since 1983

It can be tough, especially lately, to get caught up in all the mess, the frenzy, the furor of 2020 and all of its problems — but it’s helpful to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Metallica & San Francisco Symphony,’ Live Album/Film of 2019 Orchestral Concerts (Listen/Buy)
August 28, 2020
Out Now: ‘Metallica & San Francisco Symphony,’ Live Album/Film of 2019 Orchestral Concerts (Listen/Buy)

Before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold of all we hold dear, Metallica staged two nights of unforgettable concerts at the Chase Center in San Francisco. The September 2019 shows saw...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 8/21-8/23: Joe Strummer Birthday Tribute Live Stream, The Who ‘Isle of Wight 1970,’ Wallows at the Roxy, More
August 21, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 8/21-8/23: Joe Strummer Birthday Tribute Live Stream, The Who ‘Isle of Wight 1970,’ Wallows at the Roxy, More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 8/19: Watch Jetstream Summer Fest, a Live Stream Concert Event Featuring Local Musicians at Airports Throughout North America (and Special Guest Kenny Loggins)
August 18, 2020
8/19: Watch Jetstream Summer Fest, a Live Stream Concert Event Featuring Local Musicians at Airports Throughout North America (and Special Guest Kenny Loggins)

Jetstream Summer Fest is a special multi-hour live stream event scheduled for this Wednesday, Aug. 19, combining the efforts of local musicians and airports across North America — a much-needed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Singer/Guitarist/Actor Trini Lopez: 1937-2020 (Whom Dave Grohl Said ‘Unknowingly Helped Shape the Sound of the Foo Fighters Since Day One’)
August 12, 2020
Rest in Peace, Singer/Guitarist/Actor Trini Lopez: 1937-2020 (Whom Dave Grohl Said ‘Unknowingly Helped Shape the Sound of the Foo Fighters Since Day One’)

Earlier this week, the music world lost Trini Lopez, a versatile American singer/songwriter/actor known for a string of hit songs in the 1960s and a massive influence that is still...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Lindsey Buckingham Play a Four-Song Live-Stream Set — His First Singing Performance Since His 2019 Open-Heart Surgery
August 10, 2020
Watch Lindsey Buckingham Play a Four-Song Live-Stream Set — His First Singing Performance Since His 2019 Open-Heart Surgery

Over the weekend, Lindsey Buckingham performed a four-song mini-set on Zoom for Nutanix — but this was far more than just an artist playing a live stream set, a phenomenon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Shinedown Shares Hour-Long London Concert from 2019 — Watch it on YouTube
August 7, 2020
Shinedown Shares Hour-Long London Concert from 2019 — Watch it on YouTube

Shinedown remains one of the most popular rock bands around, and the band’s heavy touring in 2019 proved it. Supporting 2018’s adventurous Attention Attention album, as well as the band’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Tinley Park 1990’ Friday 8/7; Dead & Company ‘The Sand 2020’ Sat. 8/8 — Part of ‘Daze Between’ Jerry Garcia Tribute
August 7, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Tinley Park 1990’ Friday 8/7; Dead & Company ‘The Sand 2020’ Sat. 8/8 — Part of ‘Daze Between’ Jerry Garcia Tribute

This weekend brings with it another trip through the vaults of the Grateful Dead and its offshoot, Dead & Company — this time, as part of the ongoing nine-day Daze...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead ‘Shakedown Stream’: Watch ‘Egypt 1978 + the Vacation Tapes’ on YouTube Friday 7/31 (and Pre-Show with Mickey Hart)
July 30, 2020
Grateful Dead ‘Shakedown Stream’: Watch ‘Egypt 1978 + the Vacation Tapes’ on YouTube Friday 7/31 (and Pre-Show with Mickey Hart)

This Friday night, July 31, the Grateful Dead will stream another installment of the ongoing Shakedown Stream, a weekly series of archival uploads shared on YouTube. (Click here to browse...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Announce ‘Steel Wheels Live,’ a Previously Unreleased Live Album from 1989 in Atlantic City — Out 9/25 (ft. Axl Rose, Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker)
July 30, 2020
Rolling Stones Announce ‘Steel Wheels Live,’ a Previously Unreleased Live Album from 1989 in Atlantic City — Out 9/25 (ft. Axl Rose, Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker)

The Rolling Stones vault still has plenty of material that hasn’t yet been released to the masses, and on Sept. 25 a new live album of a previously unreleased 1989...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Peter Green: 1946-2020
July 25, 2020
Rest in Peace, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Peter Green: 1946-2020

Peter Green, acclaimed musician, co-founder of Fleetwood Mac and an integral part of the band’s early era, has passed away at the age of 73. The BBC published a statement...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: Watch ‘Estadio Do Flamengo, Rio, Brasil 1995’ on YouTube Friday 7/24
July 22, 2020
Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: Watch ‘Estadio Do Flamengo, Rio, Brasil 1995’ on YouTube Friday 7/24

Sir Elton John has previewed the next installment in his new Classic Concert Series on YouTube, a run of archival concert performances from Elton’s amazing career that launched in early...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘View from the Vault 1’ on YouTube 7/17, Dead & Company ‘Saratoga 2019’ on 7/18
July 17, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘View from the Vault 1’ on YouTube 7/17, Dead & Company ‘Saratoga 2019’ on 7/18

Grateful Dead fans will have their hands full once again this weekend, at least as far as streaming concert events are concerned. This weekend brings with it another pair of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: Preview ‘Live at Arena di Verona 1989,’ Premiering on YouTube 7/18
July 15, 2020
Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: Preview ‘Live at Arena di Verona 1989,’ Premiering on YouTube 7/18

This weekend, Sir Elton John will continue his new Classic Concert Series of archival live performance uploads when his YouTube channel revisits a show at the Arena di Verona in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Hear His Cover of Billy Bragg’s 1983 Song ‘A New England’
July 14, 2020
New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Hear His Cover of Billy Bragg’s 1983 Song ‘A New England’

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day brought back his #NoFunMondays covers series this week. Paying homage to his background in classic punk rock tunes, the singer/guitarist opted for a rendition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: A Sydney 1986 Gig with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (Premiering on YouTube 7/11)
July 9, 2020
Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: A Sydney 1986 Gig with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (Premiering on YouTube 7/11)

Last week, Sir Elton John launched his new Classic Concert Series on YouTube with the first installment in his planned six-part series. The Classic Concert Series will find the legendary singer/cultural icon diving...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Radiohead Gig from July 4, 1997 on YouTube Thursday 7/2 (Final Entry in Band’s Ongoing Archival Series, At Least for Now)
July 1, 2020
Watch a Radiohead Gig from July 4, 1997 on YouTube Thursday 7/2 (Final Entry in Band’s Ongoing Archival Series, At Least for Now)

For much of the past few weeks, Radiohead has dipped into its robust catalog of archival material for a weekly concert upload, alternating between more recent performances from Thom Yorke...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Launching Six-Part ‘Classic Concert Series’ on YouTube Friday 7/3 with ‘Live At The Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1976’
July 1, 2020
Elton John Launching Six-Part ‘Classic Concert Series’ on YouTube Friday 7/3 with ‘Live At The Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1976’

Sir Elton John has unveiled plans for an official weekly archival concert series, which will premiere on his YouTube channel this Friday, July 3 with the first installment of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out 6/26: ‘All I Can Say,’ a Documentary About Blind Melon (Using Footage Filmed by Late Vocalist Shannon Hoon from 1990-1995)
June 24, 2020
Out 6/26: ‘All I Can Say,’ a Documentary About Blind Melon (Using Footage Filmed by Late Vocalist Shannon Hoon from 1990-1995)

This Friday, June 26, a documentary years in the making will be made available in theaters and virtual cinemas. All I Can Say is an intimate chronicle of the life...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Cancels 2020 Festival, Announces 2021 Lineup/Details (Lizzo, Tame Impala, The 1975, The Strokes, More)
June 24, 2020
Outside Lands Cancels 2020 Festival, Announces 2021 Lineup/Details (Lizzo, Tame Impala, The 1975, The Strokes, More)

San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival will not take place in 2020, as expected given the COVID-19 pandemic, but the festival lessened the blow of the bad news...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hum Returns with its First New Album Since 1998 — Stream ‘Inlet’
June 23, 2020
Hum Returns with its First New Album Since 1998 — Stream ‘Inlet’

Hum, the Illinois-based alt/rock band that scored a big rock radio hit in 1995 with “Stars,” released a new album, Inlet, on Tuesday. This is noteworthy considering Inlet is the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Final Entry in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Rare Performances from Voodoo Lounge Tour 1994, Up Sunday 6/7
June 5, 2020
Final Entry in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Rare Performances from Voodoo Lounge Tour 1994, Up Sunday 6/7

For a little over a month, the Rolling Stones have been dipping into the vaults for a series of archival YouTube uploads of bonus live footage culled from their decades...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory to Play 40 Songs for Special Live Stream Gig to Celebrate Release of New Album on 6/19
June 5, 2020
New Found Glory to Play 40 Songs for Special Live Stream Gig to Celebrate Release of New Album on 6/19

Pop-punk veterans New Found Glory were supposed to be out on the road this summer supporting their new album,  Forever + Ever x Infinity, which will be released on June...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Travel Back in Time with Radiohead and Watch a 1994 Gig from the London Astoria on YouTube 5/28
May 27, 2020
Travel Back in Time with Radiohead and Watch a 1994 Gig from the London Astoria on YouTube 5/28

There was a time, before Radiohead embraced its experimental leanings head-on, when Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood and their band mates were a fledgling English rock band. On Thursday, May 28,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Beat Club 4/21/72’ Friday 5/22, Dead & Company Madison Square Garden 10/31/2019 on Saturday 5/23
May 22, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Beat Club 4/21/72’ Friday 5/22, Dead & Company Madison Square Garden 10/31/2019 on Saturday 5/23

As has been the case for most weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, this weekend will bring with it marquee streaming opportunities for Grateful Dead fans looking for something to watch...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Premieres Cover of ‘That’s Rock N’ Roll,’ a 1977 Top 10 Hit for Shaun Cassidy (Written by Eric Carmen)
May 18, 2020
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day Premieres Cover of ‘That’s Rock N’ Roll,’ a 1977 Top 10 Hit for Shaun Cassidy (Written by Eric Carmen)

Each Monday for pretty much the entirety of the COVID-19 pandemic thus far, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has premiered a cover song of a tune he considers influential...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Back to 1983 for a ‘Kill ‘Em All’-Era Metallica Show for #MetallicaMondays Tonight 5/18 on YouTube
May 18, 2020
Go Back to 1983 for a ‘Kill ‘Em All’-Era Metallica Show for #MetallicaMondays Tonight 5/18 on YouTube

It’s #MetallicaMonday — the band’s weekly series of archival streams released on YouTube to keep folks entertained during the COVID-19 pandemic — once again, and tonight, May 18, Metallica will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Giants Stadium 6/17/91’ Friday 5/15, Dead and Company ‘Chase Center 12/31/19’ Sat. 5/16
May 15, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Giants Stadium 6/17/91’ Friday 5/15, Dead and Company ‘Chase Center 12/31/19’ Sat. 5/16

This weekend brings with it two more streams catered to the Deadheads of the world — the first, from the Grateful Dead on Friday, May 15, followed by a recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Village,’ Featuring Mick Talbot on Keys — Weller’s New Album ‘On Sunset’ Due Out 6/19
May 7, 2020
New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Village,’ Featuring Mick Talbot on Keys — Weller’s New Album ‘On Sunset’ Due Out 6/19

Esteemed English singer/songwriter Paul Weller has premiered “Village,” a new single from The Modfather’s upcoming album On Sunset, which is slated to be released on June 19. Stream the warm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Here’s ‘The Covid Kid,’ a Coronavirus Song in the Style of Steely Dan — from Steve Porcaro, David Kamp, Marc Bonilla, Billy Sherwood and More, for MusiCares
April 29, 2020
Here’s ‘The Covid Kid,’ a Coronavirus Song in the Style of Steely Dan — from Steve Porcaro, David Kamp, Marc Bonilla, Billy Sherwood and More, for MusiCares

There’s a time and place for levity among the harsh realities of a global pandemic, and it inspired particularly entertaining bit of music from Steve Porcaro of Toto (among many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Country/Folk Legend John Prine: 1946-2020
April 7, 2020
Remembering Country/Folk Legend John Prine: 1946-2020

Legendary country/folk singer/songwriter John Prine has passed away at the age of 73 after a battle with the coronavirus, it was reported on Tuesday. Prine was admitted to the hospital...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Jazz Pianist + Educator Ellis Marsalis Jr. (1934-2020)
April 2, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary Jazz Pianist + Educator Ellis Marsalis Jr. (1934-2020)

News came down on Wednesday that noted Jazz pianist and New Orleans icon Ellis Marsalis Jr. had passed away at the age of 85, with the New York Times reporting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Jazz Trumpeter Wallace Roney (1960-2020), Who Has Passed Away Due to Coronavirus Complications
March 31, 2020
Rest in Peace, Jazz Trumpeter Wallace Roney (1960-2020), Who Has Passed Away Due to Coronavirus Complications

Sad news from the jazz world on Tuesday, as renowned trumpeter Wallace Roney has passed away at the age of 59 from complications from COVID-19. Roney had been admitted to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Two Suns in the Sunset’ from Quarantine
June 22, 2020
Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Two Suns in the Sunset’ from Quarantine

Last month, Roger Waters uploaded a video of he and his band performing the Pink Floyd classic “Mother” while maintaining social distance — a bit of entertainment during COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Duran Duran’s John Taylor Recovering After Bout with Coronavirus, an Experience That Felt Like a ‘Turbo-Charged Flu’
April 6, 2020
Duran Duran’s John Taylor Recovering After Bout with Coronavirus, an Experience That Felt Like a ‘Turbo-Charged Flu’

Over the weekend, Duran Duran bassist John Taylor used the band’s social media pages to issue an update to fans — announcing that he had recently mounted a battle against...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gibson Halts U.S. Operations Due to Coronavirus, Provides Financial Relief to U.S.-Based Workers
March 23, 2020
Gibson Halts U.S. Operations Due to Coronavirus, Provides Financial Relief to U.S.-Based Workers

As a result of the restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, Gibson has had to halt activity in its manufacturing facilities in the United States, the company...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Megadeth’s David Ellefson, Heavy Metal Friends Offering #SchoolsOut Virtual Music Lessons to Students Displaced by Coronavirus Pandemic
March 20, 2020
Megadeth’s David Ellefson, Heavy Metal Friends Offering #SchoolsOut Virtual Music Lessons to Students Displaced by Coronavirus Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, musicians are getting creative as a means of helping keep music alive despite everybody more or less being relegated to whatever they can do in their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty Sets ‘Travelin’ Band Tour’ with Hearty Har (ft. Sons Shane and Tyler)
June 16, 2022
John Fogerty Sets ‘Travelin’ Band Tour’ with Hearty Har (ft. Sons Shane and Tyler)

Some of the bleakest months of the COVID-19 pandemic were warmed by a series of family band performance videos from John Fogerty and his children, impromptu clips from their palatial ranch in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Osbourne: Ozzy “Doing Well and on the Road to Recovery” After Major Surgery
June 14, 2022
Sharon Osbourne: Ozzy “Doing Well and on the Road to Recovery” After Major Surgery

On Monday, Ozzy Osbourne went under the knife for what wife Sharon Osbourne said was “a very major operation” that is “really going to determine the rest of his life.”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carmine Appice Q&A:  Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Jeff Beck and Instrumental LP ‘Energy Overload’
June 13, 2022
Carmine Appice Q&A: Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Jeff Beck and Instrumental LP ‘Energy Overload’

Drummer Carmine Appice burst on the rock scene in 1967 when Vanilla Fudge, with singer-keyboardist Mark Stein, guitarist Vince Martell and bassist Tim Bogert, had a Top 10 hit with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne Having ‘Major Operation,’ Per Wife Sharon: “It’s Really Going to Determine the Rest of His Life”
June 13, 2022
Ozzy Osbourne Having ‘Major Operation,’ Per Wife Sharon: “It’s Really Going to Determine the Rest of His Life”

Today, June 13, rock and roll/heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne is due for a “very major operation,” according to wife Sharon Osbourne, who announced the news on Friday during The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Williams Celebrating 25 Years as a Solo Act with ‘XXV,’ Shares New Orchestra Version of “Angels”
June 13, 2022
Robbie Williams Celebrating 25 Years as a Solo Act with ‘XXV,’ Shares New Orchestra Version of “Angels”

Global pop superstar Robbie Williams has grand plans to celebrate his 25th year as a solo artist, with a special collection titled XXV, set for release on Sept. 9. Featuring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS: The Vibe, Energy and Guitars — Lots of Guitars — from the First NAMM Show in Anaheim Since Jan. 2020
June 9, 2022
PHOTOS: The Vibe, Energy and Guitars — Lots of Guitars — from the First NAMM Show in Anaheim Since Jan. 2020

This past weekend, the masses descended upon the Anaheim Convention Center for The NAMM Show — the first such gathering since January 2020, shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic. For those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Randy Bachman & Tal Bachman’s ‘Bachman & Bachman’ Album Shines Bright Through Pandemic Gloom
June 8, 2022
Randy Bachman & Tal Bachman’s ‘Bachman & Bachman’ Album Shines Bright Through Pandemic Gloom

Despite the innumerable challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Randy Bachman has managed to pierce through the doom and gloom with some sterling offerings, including the Bachman Cummings: The Collection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Fixx Reflecting Back and Looking Forward on Vibrant New LP ‘Every Five Seconds’ (Q&A with Cy Curnin)
June 8, 2022
The Fixx Reflecting Back and Looking Forward on Vibrant New LP ‘Every Five Seconds’ (Q&A with Cy Curnin)

The Fixx tapped into American music listeners’ collective consciousness like few others during the second British music invasion of the early 1980s. “Stand or Fall” and “Red Skies,” the London...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Checking In with Reverb.com at the 2022 NAMM Show
June 8, 2022
Checking In with Reverb.com at the 2022 NAMM Show

The NAMM Show works as a connection point, a meetup opportunity for the biggest names from all over the globe to come together to strike deals and spark conversation. This...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey Shares “Don’t Give Up on Us” to Preview ‘Freedom’ LP, Due 7/8 (Listen)
June 7, 2022
Journey Shares “Don’t Give Up on Us” to Preview ‘Freedom’ LP, Due 7/8 (Listen)

Listening to the synth intro of “Don’t Give Up on Us,” a new song debuted by Journey on Tuesday, you may be reminded of the iconic rock/pop band‘s classic track,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey Previews ‘Freedom’ LP with “You Got the Best of Me” Video, Capturing the Band’s Live Show
June 2, 2022
Journey Previews ‘Freedom’ LP with “You Got the Best of Me” Video, Capturing the Band’s Live Show

On July 8, Neal Schon and his colleagues in Journey will add to their legacy of music with a new record called Freedom. It’s been previewed in recent months with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Elvis’ Star Austin Butler Was Hospitalized After Film Wrapped: “My Body Just Started Shutting Down”
May 25, 2022
‘Elvis’ Star Austin Butler Was Hospitalized After Film Wrapped: “My Body Just Started Shutting Down”

One of the most intriguing elements of what we’ve seen thus far from director Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis Presley biopic Elvis is the performance of its star, Austin Butler. Through...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Journey: Stream “Let It Rain,” from ‘Freedom’ Album Coming July 8
May 17, 2022
New Journey: Stream “Let It Rain,” from ‘Freedom’ Album Coming July 8

“Let It Rain” is the latest song shared from Freedom, a new album from Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Journey slated for release on July 8. Beginning with a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Leo Sayer Gets Back With New Album of Reinvented Beatles Songs
May 13, 2022
I’m Still Standing: Leo Sayer Gets Back With New Album of Reinvented Beatles Songs

The 2021 documentary The Beatles: Get Back could not have come at a better time for Leo Sayer. The singer-songwriter often crossed paths with the group as a young performer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Train’s Pat Monahan: Sailing the Seas of Yacht Rock on ‘AM Gold,’ Wine, Baseball and “Hey, Soul Sister” (The Interview)
May 13, 2022
Train’s Pat Monahan: Sailing the Seas of Yacht Rock on ‘AM Gold,’ Wine, Baseball and “Hey, Soul Sister” (The Interview)

Train first came to prominence with the double-platinum single “Meet Virginia,” off its 1998 self-titled debut album. Since then, the affable pop/rock band led by singer/songwriter Pat Monahan has landed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lifelong Dreams Realized: HAIM Packs the Hollywood Bowl for Emotional, Sold-Out Homecoming Concert/Party
May 2, 2022
Lifelong Dreams Realized: HAIM Packs the Hollywood Bowl for Emotional, Sold-Out Homecoming Concert/Party

Growing up in the San Fernando Valley, the HAIM sisters — Danielle, Alana and Este — developed the same dreams as millions of other aspiring rock stars: stardom, the type...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rammstein Remains a Singularly Unapologetic Musical Force with Dark and Nuanced New Album, ‘Zeit’
April 28, 2022
Rammstein Remains a Singularly Unapologetic Musical Force with Dark and Nuanced New Album, ‘Zeit’

It doesn’t require speaking fluent German to understand the message behind “Adieu,” the track that closes Zeit, the new album from Rammstein. Vocalist Till Lindemann sings/utters Adieu, goodbye, Auf Wiedersehen in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Star Wars Celebration 2022 Returns to Anaheim Convention Center May 26-29; Panel Schedule Revealed
April 27, 2022
Star Wars Celebration 2022 Returns to Anaheim Convention Center May 26-29; Panel Schedule Revealed

After a lengthy time away due to the COVID-19 pandemic and heightened safety protocols, Star Wars Celebration — a fan gathering to celebrate the Star Wars franchise and its many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Wallows to Spiritualized, Phoebe Bridgers and Beyond: The Best Rock/Indie Sets of Coachella 2022 Weekend 2 (Recap/Photos)
April 26, 2022
From Wallows to Spiritualized, Phoebe Bridgers and Beyond: The Best Rock/Indie Sets of Coachella 2022 Weekend 2 (Recap/Photos)

Harry Styles had just started his headlining set at the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival last Friday in Indio, Calif., when he encouraged the massive...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Updates 2022 Tour Plans with Four Amphitheater Shows to Accompany Festival Appearances
April 26, 2022
Stevie Nicks Updates 2022 Tour Plans with Four Amphitheater Shows to Accompany Festival Appearances

Stevie Nicks is still maintaining a relatively low profile as the legendary singer/songwriter returns to the stage amid continued pandemic-related safety concerns, but this week Nicks added a handful of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey Debuts “You Got the Best of Me,” New Album ‘Freedom’ Arrives 7/8 (Pre-Order)
April 26, 2022
Journey Debuts “You Got the Best of Me,” New Album ‘Freedom’ Arrives 7/8 (Pre-Order)

“You Got the Best of Me” is the title of a roaring, high-energy new single from Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Journey premiered on Tuesday. It’s a preview of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deftones’ Greek Theatre Tour Stop a Reminder How They Survived the ‘Nu-Metal’ Genre They Helped Create (Recap)
April 21, 2022
Deftones’ Greek Theatre Tour Stop a Reminder How They Survived the ‘Nu-Metal’ Genre They Helped Create (Recap)

The vibe at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday night was one of relief. Deftones were in town for a concert, but not just any concert: A gig...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bill Nighy Portrays Florence Welch’s Anxiety in Florence + the Machine’s New Video for “Free”
April 20, 2022
Bill Nighy Portrays Florence Welch’s Anxiety in Florence + the Machine’s New Video for “Free”

For her band’s new music video for “Free,” Florence + the Machine focal point Florence Welch is paired with legendary English actor Bill Nighy, who plays the role of Welch’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stein Sitting Out Blondie’s Summer Tour Due to Heart Issue: “… A Dumbass Condition Called Arterial Fibrillation”
April 14, 2022
Chris Stein Sitting Out Blondie’s Summer Tour Due to Heart Issue: “… A Dumbass Condition Called Arterial Fibrillation”

Blondie has a busy touring schedule in the coming months, but Debbie Harry and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends will do so without Chris Stein, who announced that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pete Agnew of Nazareth Q&A: On His Band’s Dark, Heavy New Album ‘Surviving the Law’ & Beyond
April 11, 2022
Pete Agnew of Nazareth Q&A: On His Band’s Dark, Heavy New Album ‘Surviving the Law’ & Beyond

For diehard Nazareth fans and those that are new to the band, there’s plenty to savor on the group’s new album Surviving the Law, which will be released on April...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Land Second No. 1 Debut with ‘Unlimited Love’ Ahead of Summer Global Stadium Tour
April 11, 2022
Red Hot Chili Peppers Land Second No. 1 Debut with ‘Unlimited Love’ Ahead of Summer Global Stadium Tour

For the second time in their illustrious career, the Red Hot Chili Peppers scored a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 thanks to the global success of Unlimited Love,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: PUP’s New Album ‘The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND,’ the Soundtrack for Anxious Times
April 1, 2022
Out Now: PUP’s New Album ‘The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND,’ the Soundtrack for Anxious Times

Canadian punk/indie band PUP is pretty much the perfect band for the world right now. Post-pandemic  — well, are we actually post-pandemic, or are we still actually in a pandemic? That probably depends...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: AFI Previews ‘Bodies’ Tour in LA with an Electrifying Mix of Old, New and Everything in Between
March 29, 2022
Recap: AFI Previews ‘Bodies’ Tour in LA with an Electrifying Mix of Old, New and Everything in Between

There are two distinct eras of AFI. The first is the noisy hardcore/punk group that emerged from Ukiah, California in the early-to-mid 1990s, amassing a fervent audience enraptured with vocalist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Announces Final North American Dates for ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour
March 29, 2022
Elton John Announces Final North American Dates for ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour

Fresh off his 75th birthday festivities over the weekend, Sir Elton John has unveiled the final stretch of North American shows on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, which began...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Experiences the Highs, Lows, & Scandals of Fame and Rocks the Moon in New Video for “Totally Fine”
March 22, 2022
PUP Experiences the Highs, Lows, & Scandals of Fame and Rocks the Moon in New Video for “Totally Fine”

When is a band more than a band? In the new music video for “Totally Fine,” Canadian punk/indie band PUP experiences it all. Specifically, the band takes a journey involving fame, fortune, headlines,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: John Mayer Wraps Three Nights of the ‘Sob Rock Tour’ in Los Angeles with Heart, Soul and … Jokes
March 17, 2022
Recap: John Mayer Wraps Three Nights of the ‘Sob Rock Tour’ in Los Angeles with Heart, Soul and … Jokes

John Mayer is not the same as you remember him. The singer/songwriter/guitarist may still have the same enviable hairstyle and gentle croon that helped put him on the map in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Waters Adds Dates to North American ‘This Is Not A Drill’ Tour, Starting in July
March 17, 2022
Roger Waters Adds Dates to North American ‘This Is Not A Drill’ Tour, Starting in July

This summer, Pink Floyd icon Roger Waters will get back out on the road in North America on his This Is Not A Drill tour, a new edition of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: 311 Lets Loose with Fans at 311 Day 2022 in Las Vegas, a Weekend of Mutual Enthusiasm (and 88 Songs!)
March 16, 2022
Recap: 311 Lets Loose with Fans at 311 Day 2022 in Las Vegas, a Weekend of Mutual Enthusiasm (and 88 Songs!)

“So let everybody gather, the more the better.” The line, delivered by singer Nick Hexum on 311‘s 1995 self-titled Blue album on the song “Hive,” sums up the aesthetic of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Orange County Ska-Punk/Prog Band RX Bandits Are Touring for the First Time Since 2016 — Be There
March 16, 2022
Orange County Ska-Punk/Prog Band RX Bandits Are Touring for the First Time Since 2016 — Be There

The world hasn’t heard much from RX Bandits in recent years, but the Southern California-based ska/punk/prog/reggae band will break that silence with a short tour beginning in late May. It...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus: Summer Tour ft. Sublime With Rome & The Aquadolls Announced; Brandon Boyd Solo LP Out Now
March 15, 2022
Incubus: Summer Tour ft. Sublime With Rome & The Aquadolls Announced; Brandon Boyd Solo LP Out Now

Multi-platinum alt/rockers Incubus will light up the summer sky starting in July on a weeks-long run with special guests Sublime with Rome and The Aquadolls, it was announced this week....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Announces Rescheduled 2022 North American Tour Dates Supporting 2020’s ‘Gigaton’
March 14, 2022
Pearl Jam Announces Rescheduled 2022 North American Tour Dates Supporting 2020’s ‘Gigaton’

At long last, Pearl Jam has officially announced new North American tour dates — a rescheduled edition of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band‘s scrapped 2020 tour in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance Dates to North American Tour; Midtown to Support in a Few Markets
March 9, 2022
My Chemical Romance Dates to North American Tour; Midtown to Support in a Few Markets

If it feels like ages since My Chemical Romance originally announced its comeback … that’s because it has taken quite a while. After initially appearing in Los Angeles to play...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lynyrd Skynyrd Sets 2022 Spring Tour Dates ft. Don Felder, Marshall Tucker Band, The Outlaws and More
March 8, 2022
Lynyrd Skynyrd Sets 2022 Spring Tour Dates ft. Don Felder, Marshall Tucker Band, The Outlaws and More

A spate of medical issues gave Lynyrd Skynyrd a tough time with 2021’s Big Wheels Keep On Turnin’ tour — but the outing has now been rescheduled, with 14 shows...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lady Gaga Announces 2022 ‘Chromatica Ball’ Summer Stadium Tour
March 7, 2022
Lady Gaga Announces 2022 ‘Chromatica Ball’ Summer Stadium Tour

After the COVID-19 pandemic forced the postponement of her planned Chromatica Ball tour in support of her 2020 album Chromatica Ball, Lady Gaga has now announced the new dates for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘External Combustion,’ a New Album from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs (Listen)
March 4, 2022
Out Now: ‘External Combustion,’ a New Album from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs (Listen)

External Combustion is a new record from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs, the second full-length from the ensemble fronted by the heralded Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist/songwriter. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Front Man Stefan Babcock Confronts Guilt Over Neglecting His Once-Favorite Guitar in “Matilda” Video
March 1, 2022
PUP Front Man Stefan Babcock Confronts Guilt Over Neglecting His Once-Favorite Guitar in “Matilda” Video

Canadian punk/indie band PUP has been busy previewing a new album titled The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND, due on April 1. The latest song shared from the record arrived on Tuesday in the form...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Papa Roach Shares “Cut The Line,” ‘Ego Trip’ LP Coming 4/8; Tour ft. Hollywood Undead/Bad Wolves On Now
March 1, 2022
Papa Roach Shares “Cut The Line,” ‘Ego Trip’ LP Coming 4/8; Tour ft. Hollywood Undead/Bad Wolves On Now

The past few months have seen a flurry of activity from Papa Roach, and it was all building to today — when the long-running hard-rock/nu-metal band announced its 11th studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Debut “State of Mind,” ft. Margo Price (‘External Combustion’ LP Out 3/4)
March 1, 2022
Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Debut “State of Mind,” ft. Margo Price (‘External Combustion’ LP Out 3/4)

Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs are gearing up to release External Combustion, a brand new studio album, this Friday, March 4. On Tuesday, the Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings (Plus Benmont Tench/Stewart Copeland) Trace Rock & Roll History in LA
February 28, 2022
Recap: Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings (Plus Benmont Tench/Stewart Copeland) Trace Rock & Roll History in LA

It was easy to feel overwhelmed by the level of talent assembled on stage at Friday night’s Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings concert at the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Tears for Fears Return with Poignant ‘The Tipping Point,’ Duo’s First Album Since 2004 (Listen)
February 25, 2022
Out Now: Tears for Fears Return with Poignant ‘The Tipping Point,’ Duo’s First Album Since 2004 (Listen)

“Being self-referential is not a bad thing.” That’s a statement made by Tears for Fears‘ Curt Smith in Rock Cellar’s new feature interview regarding The Tipping Point, a brand new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tears for Fears: Longevity, Tragedy and the Natural Evolution of New LP ‘The Tipping Point’ (The Interview)
February 24, 2022
Tears for Fears: Longevity, Tragedy and the Natural Evolution of New LP ‘The Tipping Point’ (The Interview)

During the mid-1980s, Tears For Fears were ubiquitous on MTV and American radio with “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” and “Shout.” The synth-pop duo from Bath, England dominated the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Crowes Extend ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ Tour with Summer 2022 North American Dates
February 24, 2022
The Black Crowes Extend ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ Tour with Summer 2022 North American Dates

In late 2019, The Black Crowes announced pretty significant plans: Brothers Chris and Rich Robinson announced that the seminal blues/rock band would be touring throughout Summer 2020, playing all of the band’s 1990 debut Shake...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch an Emotional Eddie Vedder Pay Tribute to Mark Lanegan at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall
February 23, 2022
Watch an Emotional Eddie Vedder Pay Tribute to Mark Lanegan at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall

On Tuesday, the sad news came through that Mark Lanegan died at the age of 57. The influential and revered musician was an icon in the rock scene for his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Procol Harum Founder Gary Brooker Dies 76 After a Battle with Cancer: Rest in Peace
February 22, 2022
Procol Harum Founder Gary Brooker Dies 76 After a Battle with Cancer: Rest in Peace

Gary Brooker, co-founder, singer and composer of Procol Harum, has passed away at the age of 76 after a battle with cancer. Gary Brooker – 29 May 1945 – 19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Adds 5 Shows, Starting in June
February 17, 2022
Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Adds 5 Shows, Starting in June

After being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s finally time for the Stadium Tour to get underway. In June, the massive outdoor concert extravaganza featuring Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart Sets 2022 Summer Tour with Special Guests Cheap Trick — 38 Shows Across North America
February 16, 2022
Rod Stewart Sets 2022 Summer Tour with Special Guests Cheap Trick — 38 Shows Across North America

Sir Rod Stewart recently announced a massive tour set for this summer, which will take the legendary singer/songwriter out on the road across North America with special guests Cheap Trick...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Share “Electric Gypsy” Video; ‘External Combustion’ LP Out 3/4
February 15, 2022
Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Share “Electric Gypsy” Video; ‘External Combustion’ LP Out 3/4

On March 4, Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs will release External Combustion, the second full-length album from the ensemble led by the longtime Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist/songwriter....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mammoth WVH Captures Life on the Road in New Video for “Epiphany”; Tour with Dirty Honey Starts 2/20
February 9, 2022
Mammoth WVH Captures Life on the Road in New Video for “Epiphany”; Tour with Dirty Honey Starts 2/20

Since releasing his full-length studio debut in June of 2021, Wolfgang Van Halen (son of the late Eddie) has proven that his project, Mammoth WVH, has the “stuff” necessary to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday, Carole King! Iconic Singer/Songwriter Shares Great Throwback Photo to Mark the Occasion
February 9, 2022
Happy Birthday, Carole King! Iconic Singer/Songwriter Shares Great Throwback Photo to Mark the Occasion

Today, Feb. 9, Carole King celebrates her 80th birthday — and the legendary singer/songwriter found a fantastic way to celebrate on her social media pages. Here’s a side-by-side photo of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: System of a Down and Korn Dial it Back to the Early 2000s with Sold-Out Banc of California Stadium Gig
February 8, 2022
Recap: System of a Down and Korn Dial it Back to the Early 2000s with Sold-Out Banc of California Stadium Gig

The once-inescapable “nu-metal” scene of the early 2000s was a sight to behold, as bands with aggressive, abrasive and genre-defying repertoires hit it big. Two of the most successful groups...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Set 2022 Tour (ft. Steve Lukather, Colin Hay, Warren Ham, Hamish Stuart, Greg Bissonette, Edgar Winter)
February 7, 2022
Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band Set 2022 Tour (ft. Steve Lukather, Colin Hay, Warren Ham, Hamish Stuart, Greg Bissonette, Edgar Winter)

Later this spring, Ringo Starr will hit the road once again with his esteemed All-Starr Band, and on Monday the Beatles legend unveiled an updated tour schedule and details regarding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Announces ‘The Who Hits Back!’ 2022 North American Tour Dates
February 7, 2022
The Who Announces ‘The Who Hits Back!’ 2022 North American Tour Dates

Starting this spring, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will return to North America for The Who Hits Back!, a tour that will find the English rock legends and their band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Halestorm Previews New Album ‘Back from the Dead’ with “The Steeple”; LP Due 5/6
February 4, 2022
Halestorm Previews New Album ‘Back from the Dead’ with “The Steeple”; LP Due 5/6

Back in August, Lzzy Hale and hard-rock heroes Halestorm announced to the world that they were “Back from the Dead” with a heavy, anthemic new song — and now the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Linda Lindas Play “Growing Up” on ‘Late Late Show’; Debut LP ‘Growing Up’ Out in April
February 3, 2022
Watch The Linda Lindas Play “Growing Up” on ‘Late Late Show’; Debut LP ‘Growing Up’ Out in April

Young Los Angeles band The Linda Lindas burst onto the scene last year on the strength of a performance of “Racist, Sexist Boy” in a library. The song, describing an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows Debuts DIY “Especially You” Music Video; New Album ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ Out 3/25
February 3, 2022
Wallows Debuts DIY “Especially You” Music Video; New Album ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ Out 3/25

Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wallows could very well be one of the biggest indie bands around right now — and they’re poised for an even bigger breakthrough in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash Support Neil Young, Vow to Remove Group Recordings from Spotify
February 2, 2022
David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash Support Neil Young, Vow to Remove Group Recordings from Spotify

The latest development in the still-simmering saga pitting Neil Young against Spotify has Young’s longtime band mates David Crosby, Graham Nash and Stephen Stills firmly supporting their colleague. In fact,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Graham Nash Asks Spotify to Remove Solo Music: “I Completely Agree With & Support My Friend, Neil Young”
February 1, 2022
Graham Nash Asks Spotify to Remove Solo Music: “I Completely Agree With & Support My Friend, Neil Young”

Graham Nash has released an official statement aligning himself with his longtime musical colleague and friend, Neil Young, regarding Young’s removal of his music from Spotify in opposition to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mayer Announces Openers for ‘Sob Rock’ 2022 Tour, Backing Band (ft. Steve Ferrone, Pino Palladino & More)
February 1, 2022
John Mayer Announces Openers for ‘Sob Rock’ 2022 Tour, Backing Band (ft. Steve Ferrone, Pino Palladino & More)

Click here to read a recap of one of three shows John Mayer and his band delivered at the Forum in Los Angeles in March.  On Feb. 17, John Mayer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AFI Reschedules 2022 Tour Supporting New Album ‘Bodies’; Dates Pushed to the Fall
January 31, 2022
AFI Reschedules 2022 Tour Supporting New Album ‘Bodies’; Dates Pushed to the Fall

Back in June of 2021, AFI released Bodies, the alt/punk band‘s 11th studio album and first since 2017. A dark, moody album featuring some of the band’s strongest work in a while, Bodies is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn to Host ‘Requiem Mass’ Live Stream Event at Los Angeles Church 2/3; New Album Lands Friday
January 31, 2022
Korn to Host ‘Requiem Mass’ Live Stream Event at Los Angeles Church 2/3; New Album Lands Friday

This coming Friday, Feb. 4, will bring with it the release of Requiem, a new studio album from hard-rock veterans Korn. The band has been previewing it in recent weeks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Rogan Responds to Neil Young’s Spotify Removal, Has ‘No Hard Feelings’ (“I’m a Neil Young Fan”)
January 31, 2022
Joe Rogan Responds to Neil Young’s Spotify Removal, Has ‘No Hard Feelings’ (“I’m a Neil Young Fan”)

The past week has found digital streaming service Spotify come under intense public scrutiny from Neil Young, who demanded his music be removed from the service in response to claims...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Crazy Times!’ Tour 2022: Catch Sammy Hagar & the Circle on the Road with George Thorogood & The Destroyers
January 28, 2022
‘Crazy Times!’ Tour 2022: Catch Sammy Hagar & the Circle on the Road with George Thorogood & The Destroyers

Get ready to rock this summer when Sammy Hagar & the Circle hits the road for a big tour with special guests George Thorogood & The Destroyers. For those unaware,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Spotify Removes Neil Young’s Music (By His Request) Over Vaccine Lies (“They Can Have Rogan or Young. Not Both.”)
January 27, 2022
Spotify Removes Neil Young’s Music (By His Request) Over Vaccine Lies (“They Can Have Rogan or Young. Not Both.”)

The always passionate and outspoken Neil Young has made headlines again after a now-deleted message shared on his Archives site demanded his music be removed from Spotify due to exposure...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Announce New West Coast Tour Dates for the Spring
January 25, 2022
The Go-Go’s Announce New West Coast Tour Dates for the Spring

Back in the final days of 2021, COVID-related setbacks forced The Go-Go’s to postpone a series of West Coast live performances meant as a celebration of the band’s Rock &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Biffy Clyro: First North American Tour Since 2017 Coming in the Spring (Details/Dates)
January 25, 2022
Biffy Clyro: First North American Tour Since 2017 Coming in the Spring (Details/Dates)

It’s been a while since genre-defying Scottish trio Biffy Clyro embarked on a proper North American tour, but the band will do just that this coming spring. The band, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs: Stream “Wicked Mind,” New LP ‘External Combustion’ Due 3/4
January 25, 2022
New from Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs: Stream “Wicked Mind,” New LP ‘External Combustion’ Due 3/4

Back in November 2020, Mike Campbell and the Dirty Knobs released Wreckless Abandon, the debut studio album from the longtime Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist/songwriter. The record had seen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Motion City Soundtrack Announces Rescheduled ‘Commit This to Memory’ 17th Anniversary Tour for Summer 2022
January 21, 2022
Motion City Soundtrack Announces Rescheduled ‘Commit This to Memory’ 17th Anniversary Tour for Summer 2022

Motion City Soundtrack has tried for a few years now to tour in commemoration of the 15th anniversary of its breakthrough 2005 album, Commit This To Memory. First, the onset...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Adele’s Las Vegas Residency Postponed, Singer Announces in Emotional Video (“I’m Gutted.”)
January 20, 2022
Adele’s Las Vegas Residency Postponed, Singer Announces in Emotional Video (“I’m Gutted.”)

Adele was to begin her globally anticipated Weekends with Adele residency at the Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas this week, but the singer/songwriter revealed in a social media...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies: Spring U.S. Tour Still On, U.K. Spring Tour Pushed to 2023
January 20, 2022
The Zombies: Spring U.S. Tour Still On, U.K. Spring Tour Pushed to 2023

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Zombies announced this week that they’ve tempered their 2022 touring plans a bit, due to a medical situation faced by one of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2022: The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Jimmy Buffett, Lionel Richie, Willie Nelson and Many More
January 20, 2022
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2022: The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Jimmy Buffett, Lionel Richie, Willie Nelson and Many More

After taking 2021 off due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will return from April 29-May 8. Officially announced on Thursday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rage Against the Machine Reschedules Highly Anticipated U.S. Tour (Again); Half of Tour Indefinitely Postponed
January 20, 2022
Rage Against the Machine Reschedules Highly Anticipated U.S. Tour (Again); Half of Tour Indefinitely Postponed

When the lineup and details were announced last week for the 2022 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, it was notable that Rage Against the Machine was no longer among...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Announces New/Rescheduled ‘End of the Road’ U.S. Tour Dates in May
January 19, 2022
KISS Announces New/Rescheduled ‘End of the Road’ U.S. Tour Dates in May

The ongoing End of the Road tour by KISS has seen its share of delays and postponements over the past few years, a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 64th Grammy Awards Rescheduled to April 3, Will Also Move from Los Angeles to Las Vegas
January 18, 2022
64th Grammy Awards Rescheduled to April 3, Will Also Move from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

After being postponed from their original Jan. 31 date due to COVID-19 concerns, the 64th Grammy Awards have now been rescheduled for April 3 — but at MGM Grand Garden...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PUP Details New Album ‘the Unraveling of Puptheband,’ Shares “Robot Writes a Love Song”
January 18, 2022
PUP Details New Album ‘the Unraveling of Puptheband,’ Shares “Robot Writes a Love Song”

Canadian punk/indie band PUP will release a new album titled The Unraveling of Puptheband on April 1. Recorded over the summer of 2021 in Connecticut at the “bat-filled mansion” of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U.K. Bands Boston Manor, Trash Boat and Higher Power Linking Up for Spring 2022 Tour
January 17, 2022
U.K. Bands Boston Manor, Trash Boat and Higher Power Linking Up for Spring 2022 Tour

English pop-punk/rock band Boston Manor has announced a headlining tour of North America set to kick off in April. The tour news comes on the heels of an eventful 2021 that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: John Lodge ‘The Royal Affair and After’ Live Album, ft. Moody Blues Classics and More (Listen)
January 14, 2022
Out Now: John Lodge ‘The Royal Affair and After’ Live Album, ft. Moody Blues Classics and More (Listen)

“It really is keeping the Moody Blues music alive.” That’s what John Lodge said to Rock Cellar’s Frank Mastropolo in our interview geared around the release of his new live...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn Debuts “Forgotten,” the Heavy Opening Track from New Album ‘Requiem’ Out 2/4; Tour Starts 1/31
January 13, 2022
Korn Debuts “Forgotten,” the Heavy Opening Track from New Album ‘Requiem’ Out 2/4; Tour Starts 1/31

Approaching the 30th anniversary of its formation in 1993, Korn keeps on rolling — and on Feb. 4, the hard-rock band that became a phenomenon in ushering in the “nu-metal”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo 2022 Lineup/Details Announced (ft. Stevie Nicks, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss and Much More)
January 11, 2022
Bonnaroo 2022 Lineup/Details Announced (ft. Stevie Nicks, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss and Much More)

After a COVID-19 mandated delay and a 2021 cancellation caused by rough weather, the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is back with a new lineup and details for its 2022...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tool Launches U.S. Tour with Surprises and Deep Cuts in Oregon Concert (Watch Fan Footage)
January 11, 2022
Tool Launches U.S. Tour with Surprises and Deep Cuts in Oregon Concert (Watch Fan Footage)

Prog-rock/metal masters Tool began their anticipated North American tour on Monday night in Eugene, Oregon. The group’s first performance in 670 days due to the pandemic (after its planned 2020...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bon Jovi Details 2022 North American Arena Tour
January 7, 2022
Bon Jovi Details 2022 North American Arena Tour

This spring, Bon Jovi will embark on an arena tour of cities in North America. The news was made official early Friday morning. The outing will essentially serve as the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eagles Extend ‘Hotel California’ 2022 Tour with a Dozen New Dates
January 6, 2022
Eagles Extend ‘Hotel California’ 2022 Tour with a Dozen New Dates

Eagles will continue their Hotel California tour later this year — and on Thursday, the legendary band added 12 additional cities and venues to the outing, with the new shows...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Strings Sets Spring Headlining Tour; Up for Two Grammy Awards with 2021’s ‘Renewal’ LP
January 4, 2022
Billy Strings Sets Spring Headlining Tour; Up for Two Grammy Awards with 2021’s ‘Renewal’ LP

The past few years have seen the spotlight shine upon bluegrass musician Billy Strings, who will ride the wave of momentum this coming spring for a headlining tour across a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Foo Fighters’ Madison Square Garden Show from June 2021, Streaming on YouTube for a Limited Time
December 30, 2021
Watch the Foo Fighters’ Madison Square Garden Show from June 2021, Streaming on YouTube for a Limited Time

Back in June, the Foo Fighters staged a powerful live concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City, billed as “the return of live music” as the first performance...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Year’s Eve 2022: Which Music Specials/Live Streams to Watch from Home (Instead of Going to a Crowded Party)
December 30, 2021
New Year’s Eve 2022: Which Music Specials/Live Streams to Watch from Home (Instead of Going to a Crowded Party)

As much as we’d all love to head to a packed-to-the-gills New Year’s Eve party this coming Friday night, Dec. 31, it’s probably not in our best interest, what with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phish Streaming Three New Year’s Eve Sets  for Free After Postponing Madison Square Garden Residency
December 29, 2021
Phish Streaming Three New Year’s Eve Sets for Free After Postponing Madison Square Garden Residency

Phish fans, fear not: Though Trey Anastasio and the beloved jam/psychedelia band were forced to postpone their planned Madison Square Garden residency for Dec. 29 – Jan. 1 due to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021
December 29, 2021
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2022 (and hopefully a return to more of a “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic has rendered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U.K. Hardcore/Alt-Rock Band Higher Power Returns with Grungy Anthem, “Fall From Grace”
December 22, 2021
U.K. Hardcore/Alt-Rock Band Higher Power Returns with Grungy Anthem, “Fall From Grace”

Higher Power returned with "Fall From Grace," the U.K.-based hardcore/alt-rock band's first new music in about two years.

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Streaming Summer 2021 Concert on 12/26; Behind-The-Scenes YouTube Series Set for January
December 21, 2021
311 Streaming Summer 2021 Concert on 12/26; Behind-The-Scenes YouTube Series Set for January

311 will thank fans for their support with a stream of an October 2021 concert on Dec. 26.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Black Pumas Back the Hype with Triumphant Concert at the YouTube Theater in LA (Watch in Full via Live Stream)
December 20, 2021
Black Pumas Back the Hype with Triumphant Concert at the YouTube Theater in LA (Watch in Full via Live Stream)

Black Pumas brought their incredible live show to the YouTube Theater in LA, reinforcing the massive hype the band has received over the past year.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Amy Lee’s Powerhouse Vocals Lead Evanescence on a New Cover of The Beatles’ “Across the Universe” (Listen)
December 17, 2021
Amy Lee’s Powerhouse Vocals Lead Evanescence on a New Cover of The Beatles’ “Across the Universe” (Listen)

Evanescence shared a cover of the Beatles' "Across the Universe," which first appeared on the band's Deluxe Box Set edition of 'The Bitter Truth.'

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brandi Carlile, Graham Nash, Herbie Hancock, James Taylor, More to Honor Joni Mitchell at 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year Gala
December 16, 2021
Brandi Carlile, Graham Nash, Herbie Hancock, James Taylor, More to Honor Joni Mitchell at 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year Gala

The lineup of acts paying tribute to Joni Mitchell at the 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year gala was announced.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to a Fuzzy, Feedback-Heavy Makeover of Wham!’s “Last Christmas” by Japanese Noise-Rock Band Boris
December 15, 2021
Listen to a Fuzzy, Feedback-Heavy Makeover of Wham!’s “Last Christmas” by Japanese Noise-Rock Band Boris

Japanese noise rock/experimental band Boris gave Wham!'s classic "Last Christmas" a fuzzy, feedback-soaked makeover.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Primus Extends Rush ‘A Tribute to Kings’ Tour with 46 Shows in 2022 (ft. Battles/Black Mountain/The Black Angels)
December 14, 2021
Primus Extends Rush ‘A Tribute to Kings’ Tour with 46 Shows in 2022 (ft. Battles/Black Mountain/The Black Angels)

The COVID-19 pandemic forced Les Claypool and Primus to reschedule their plans to hit the road in a toast to Canadian prog-rock gods Rush with the “A Tribute to Kings” tour, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn Sets March 2022 Tour Dates w/ Chevelle & Code Orange; New Album ‘Requiem’ Out 2/4
December 14, 2021
Korn Sets March 2022 Tour Dates w/ Chevelle & Code Orange; New Album ‘Requiem’ Out 2/4

Hard rock veterans Korn will head out on the road in March 2022 for a run of headlining tour dates, the band reveled on Tuesday. The outing will come shortly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smith/Kotzen (Adrian Smith of Iron Maiden + Richie Kotzen) Announce First U.S. Tour for January 2022
December 13, 2021
Smith/Kotzen (Adrian Smith of Iron Maiden + Richie Kotzen) Announce First U.S. Tour for January 2022

Two titans of hard rock history converged before the COVID-19 pandemic to forge a new musical partnership, and Smith/Kotzen was born — combining the talents of guitarist Adrian Smith of Iron...

Rock Cellar Magazine | English Glam-Rockers The Darkness Announce 2022 ‘Motorheart’ North American Tour; Wild New LP Out Now
December 10, 2021
English Glam-Rockers The Darkness Announce 2022 ‘Motorheart’ North American Tour; Wild New LP Out Now

Back on Nov. 19, The Darkness released Motorheart, the English glam-rock band‘s seventh full-length album to date and, as a news release excitedly declared, “a record of immeasurable rock and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Inside the New ‘Carpenters: The Musical Legacy’ Book with Richard Carpenter & Authors Mike Cidoni Lennox/Chris May
December 9, 2021
Q&A: Inside the New ‘Carpenters: The Musical Legacy’ Book with Richard Carpenter & Authors Mike Cidoni Lennox/Chris May

“Close to You,” “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “For All We Know,” “Rainy Days and Mondays, “Goodbye to Love,“ “Yesterday Once More,” “Top of the World” —  Carpenters’ legacy of exquisitely...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Announces 2022 Tour Dates, Shares New Song “No Choice” from ‘The Slow Rush Deluxe Box Set’
December 7, 2021
Tame Impala Announces 2022 Tour Dates, Shares New Song “No Choice” from ‘The Slow Rush Deluxe Box Set’

Tuesday came with a flurry of exciting announcements from Tame Impala, the Australian psychedelic/indie-pop band fronted by musical mastermind Kevin Parker. A new track, “No Choice,” was premiered as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Primavera Sound Los Angeles 2022: Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, Nine Inch Nails Top Festival Bill (9/16-18), Presale 12/10
December 6, 2021
Primavera Sound Los Angeles 2022: Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, Nine Inch Nails Top Festival Bill (9/16-18), Presale 12/10

In 2019, Primavera Sound announced Primavera Sound Los Angeles, a planned expansion of the festival that has its roots in Barcelona — but then delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | HAIM Detail 2022 North American Headlining Tour Supporting 2020’s ‘Women in Music Pt. III’
December 6, 2021
HAIM Detail 2022 North American Headlining Tour Supporting 2020’s ‘Women in Music Pt. III’

Next year, the sisters of HAIM will embark on the One More HAIM tour of North America — an outing that serves as the much-delayed tour in support of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young & Crazy Horse: ‘Barn’ Behind-The-Scenes Documentary Accompanying New LP, in Theaters 12/9-11
December 2, 2021
Neil Young & Crazy Horse: ‘Barn’ Behind-The-Scenes Documentary Accompanying New LP, in Theaters 12/9-11

On Dec. 10, Neil Young & Crazy Horse will release Barn, a new studio album that was borne out of some especially lively studio sessions inside a literal barn in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Everclear and Wheatus Dial it Back to the Late ’90s-Early 2000s with High-Energy Show in LA
November 17, 2021
Recap: Everclear and Wheatus Dial it Back to the Late ’90s-Early 2000s with High-Energy Show in LA

When Everclear main man Art Alexakis addressed the crowd at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles on Nov. 16 with the question, “Does anybody here remember the ’90s?”, he struggled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam: Rescheduled 2020 North American Tour to Resume in May 2022, Dates Forthcoming
November 16, 2021
Pearl Jam: Rescheduled 2020 North American Tour to Resume in May 2022, Dates Forthcoming

Back in the spring of 2020, right as the COVID-19 pandemic was making itself known and it was becoming apparent that things were going to change for the foreseeable future,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Miss Warped Tour? Catch the ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ Tour with Neck Deep/Boston Manor/Zero 9:36/Heart Attack Man/Oxymorrons
November 15, 2021
Recap: Miss Warped Tour? Catch the ‘All Distortions Are Intentional’ Tour with Neck Deep/Boston Manor/Zero 9:36/Heart Attack Man/Oxymorrons

For years, the Vans Warped Tour entertained the youth of America with an annual summer gathering of the “underground” scene, a morning-to-night slate of entertainment featuring bands from across the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to Ted Nugent’s “Come and Take It,” Rocker’s New ‘All-American Defiant Battle Hymn’
November 12, 2021
Listen to Ted Nugent’s “Come and Take It,” Rocker’s New ‘All-American Defiant Battle Hymn’

You know how you can immediately tell what a song is about by its title alone? “Come And Take It” is a new song from guitar hero/outspoken rocker Ted Nugent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Eric Clapton’s ‘The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions’ Album (Listen)
November 12, 2021
Out Now: Eric Clapton’s ‘The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions’ Album (Listen)

An … eventful past year or so continues for Eric Clapton, who drew attention/criticism for his involvement with Van Morrison in the singer/songwriter’s “anti-lockdown” songs and with his own outspoken comments regarding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Zealand Indie Pop Band Yumi Zouma Blends Darkness and Light with the Deceptively Danceable “Mona Lisa”
November 11, 2021
New Zealand Indie Pop Band Yumi Zouma Blends Darkness and Light with the Deceptively Danceable “Mona Lisa”

“Mona Lisa” is the title of a new single from Yumi Zouma, a New Zealand-based indie/pop band with three studio albums under its belt. Debuted on Thursday, the song is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn is Ready to “Start the Healing” with Dynamic New Music Video; ‘Requiem’ Album Due in February
November 11, 2021
Korn is Ready to “Start the Healing” with Dynamic New Music Video; ‘Requiem’ Album Due in February

Throughout the course of its nearly three-decade career, Korn has exorcised some intense aggression and complex emotions into memorable hard rock/metal anthems. It’s more or less been the trademark of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Knotfest Los Angeles Recap: Slipknot’s Dark Carnival of Heavy Metal Precision
November 7, 2021
Knotfest Los Angeles Recap: Slipknot’s Dark Carnival of Heavy Metal Precision

“Welcome to a dream come true, you crazy motherfuckers,” said Corey Taylor, lead singer of Iowa-based metal ensemble Slipknot after his band raged through “Unsainted” and “Disasterpiece” to begin Knotfest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS’ Upcoming Las Vegas Residency Cancelled
November 1, 2021
KISS’ Upcoming Las Vegas Residency Cancelled

In an email sent to ticketholders, it was announced that the upcoming KISS residency at the Zappos Theater in Las Vegas intended for late December and into February has been...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “We Never Tried to Fit in With What Was Happening Around Us”: Violent Femmes’ Brian Ritchie on 30 Years of ‘Why Do Birds Sing?’ and the Femmes’ Legacy
October 28, 2021
“We Never Tried to Fit in With What Was Happening Around Us”: Violent Femmes’ Brian Ritchie on 30 Years of ‘Why Do Birds Sing?’ and the Femmes’ Legacy

During the 1980s, Violent Femmes created one of alternative rock’s most instantly recognizable intros with “Blister in the Sun,” a song that remains a classic decades later. Yet longtime fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Two Nights of Cathartic Campfire Singalongs with Phoebe Bridgers and Friends at the Greek Theatre in LA
October 25, 2021
Recap: Two Nights of Cathartic Campfire Singalongs with Phoebe Bridgers and Friends at the Greek Theatre in LA

“Some of my songs are about having depression. Some of my songs are about having depression on tour. And most of my songs are about having depression in Los Angeles.”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Julien Baker Join Phoebe Bridgers for a Few Songs at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley
October 18, 2021
Watch Julien Baker Join Phoebe Bridgers for a Few Songs at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley

This past weekend, Phoebe Bridgers continued her anticipated tour in support of 2020’s Punisher record with a sold-out show at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley. Announced at the last minute...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Trailer for Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary (Premiering on Disney+ 11/25)
October 13, 2021
Watch a New Trailer for Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary (Premiering on Disney+ 11/25)

This Thanksgiving, Peter Jackson’s awaited The Beatles: Get Back documentary will premiere on Disney+ as a three-part series, debuting on Nov. 25, 26, and 27, each episode with an approximate run time...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Phoebe Bridgers and Rob Moose Stop By ‘Kimmel’ in Space Suits to Play “Moon Song”
October 13, 2021
Watch Phoebe Bridgers and Rob Moose Stop By ‘Kimmel’ in Space Suits to Play “Moon Song”

With her big headlining tour wrapping up soon, Phoebe Bridgers paid a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday night to perform “Moon Song,” from her breakthrough 2020 album Punisher....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bryan Adams Shares “So Happy It Hurts,” the Title Track from His New Album Due in March
October 12, 2021
Bryan Adams Shares “So Happy It Hurts,” the Title Track from His New Album Due in March

“So Happy It Hurts” is the name of a new single from Canadian singer/songwriter/icon Bryan Adams, the title track from his upcoming new studio album, which will be released in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nile Q&A: New LP ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still,’ Cinema, the Early Days of CBGB and More
October 11, 2021
Willie Nile Q&A: New LP ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still,’ Cinema, the Early Days of CBGB and More

During a career spanning more than 40 years and 14 studio albums, Willie Nile has flown slightly under the radar, despite luminaries like Pete Townshend, Bruce Springsteen, Roger McGuinn, Lou...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Santana: Stream “Joy” with Chris Stapleton; New Album ‘Blessings and Miracles’ Out 10/15
October 11, 2021
New Santana: Stream “Joy” with Chris Stapleton; New Album ‘Blessings and Miracles’ Out 10/15

This coming Friday, Oct. 15 marks the release date of Blessings and Miracles, the awaited new album from legendary guitarist Carlos Santana — another star-studded album featuring a number of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch KISS’ Gene Simmons Improvise After Platform Stage Mishap at Tampa ‘End of the Road’ Tour Stop
October 11, 2021
Watch KISS’ Gene Simmons Improvise After Platform Stage Mishap at Tampa ‘End of the Road’ Tour Stop

The latest run of End of the Road Tour dates from KISS was off to a rough start with postponements caused by positive COVID-19 tests from both Paul Stanley and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Adele Teases Comeback with New Song Clip; “Easy On Me” to Premiere Oct. 15
October 5, 2021
Adele Teases Comeback with New Song Clip; “Easy On Me” to Premiere Oct. 15

It has been six years since Adele released her most recent album, 2015’s 25, but the acclaimed English singer is ready for the spotlight once again — and on Tuesday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Details 311 Day 2022, Two Special Shows at Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas (Tickets On Sale 10/22)
October 4, 2021
311 Details 311 Day 2022, Two Special Shows at Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas (Tickets On Sale 10/22)

Los-Angeles-by-way-of-Omaha reggae/rock veterans 311 have officially detailed their 311 Day 2022 festivities — a two-day concert event set for March 11-12 at Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas....

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth Says He’s Retiring After Las Vegas Residency: ‘I Am Throwing in the Shoes’
October 4, 2021
David Lee Roth Says He’s Retiring After Las Vegas Residency: ‘I Am Throwing in the Shoes’

Last week, David Lee Roth revealed plans for a short residency at the House of Blues in Las Vegas — and, apparently, they’ll mark his final live performances, at least...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Williams: Remastered ‘Life Thru a Lens’ & ‘I’ve Been Expecting You’ Vinyl Reissues Out Now, Massive Germany Gig Detailed for 2022
October 4, 2021
Robbie Williams: Remastered ‘Life Thru a Lens’ & ‘I’ve Been Expecting You’ Vinyl Reissues Out Now, Massive Germany Gig Detailed for 2022

English pop singer/global superstar Robbie Williams recently released newly remastered editions of his first two solo albums, Life Thru a Lens and I’ve Been Expecting You. While Williams didn’t catch...

Rock Cellar Magazine | LA Indie/Pop Band Wallows Debuts New “I Don’t Want to Talk” Video, Announces 2022 Tour Dates
September 30, 2021
LA Indie/Pop Band Wallows Debuts New “I Don’t Want to Talk” Video, Announces 2022 Tour Dates

Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wallows could very well be one of the biggest band around right now — and they’re poised for an even bigger breakthrough in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth Sets Las Vegas Residency at House of Blues Starting on New Year’s Eve
September 28, 2021
David Lee Roth Sets Las Vegas Residency at House of Blues Starting on New Year’s Eve

This New Year’s Eve, David Lee Roth will make his return to Las Vegas for a limited engagement residency at the House of Blues. Announced this week, the reunion between...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tool Announces Extensive 2022 U.S. and European Tour Dates (“Let’s Finish What We Started”)
September 27, 2021
Tool Announces Extensive 2022 U.S. and European Tour Dates (“Let’s Finish What We Started”)

Back in June 2020, Maynard James Keenan and prog-rock/metal masters Tool scrapped a bunch of planned tour dates due to the pandemic, which at that point was just a few...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce 2022 Tour on the ‘News’ (on 30th Anniversary of ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’)
September 24, 2021
Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce 2022 Tour on the ‘News’ (on 30th Anniversary of ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’)

Update Oct. 7: The Red Hot Chili Peppers announced the tour dates for this massive 2022 outing — click here for full details. —– Shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic hit...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dream Theater Debuts “Invisible Monster,” New LP ‘A View from the Top of the World’ Out 10/22
September 22, 2021
Dream Theater Debuts “Invisible Monster,” New LP ‘A View from the Top of the World’ Out 10/22

Prog/metal titans Dream Theater are preparing to release a new album, A View from the Top of the World, on Oct. 22. The band has been previewing it in recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Ellen Foley On Her New Album ‘Fighting Words,’ Working with Jim Steinman, Gardening and More
September 21, 2021
Q&A: Ellen Foley On Her New Album ‘Fighting Words,’ Working with Jim Steinman, Gardening and More

When visionary sonic conceptualist Jim Steinman passed away this year at 73, he was mourned by many music-industry veterans, artists like Meat Loaf, whose 1977 Bat Out Of Hell debut...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS from BeachLife Festival 2021: Jane’s Addiction, Counting Crows, Ziggy/Stephen Marley, Cage the Elephant, Ben Harper, Fitz & the Tantrums & More
September 16, 2021
PHOTOS from BeachLife Festival 2021: Jane’s Addiction, Counting Crows, Ziggy/Stephen Marley, Cage the Elephant, Ben Harper, Fitz & the Tantrums & More

This past weekend, BeachLife Festival returned to the picturesque setting of Redondo Beach, Calif., after having taken 2020 off due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. In its return,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ozzy Osbourne To Undergo Surgery for Neck and Spine Issues, According to Sharon in New Interview
September 16, 2021
Ozzy Osbourne To Undergo Surgery for Neck and Spine Issues, According to Sharon in New Interview

The past few years have been especially tough for Ozzy Osbourne, a number of medical issues (among them a Parkinson’s diagnosis) forcing the legendary vocalist to postpone and/or cancel tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Postpones 2021 European/U.K. ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates to 2023, Citing Hip Pain from a Fall
September 16, 2021
Elton John Postpones 2021 European/U.K. ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Dates to 2023, Citing Hip Pain from a Fall

Sir Elton John was planning to resume his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour dates in Europe and the U.K. before the new year, but on Wednesday the legendary singer/songwriter announced...

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 | Eric Clapton: ‘The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions’ LP Coming 11/21 (Preview)
September 9, 2021
Eric Clapton: ‘The Lady in the Balcony: Lockdown Sessions’ LP Coming 11/21 (Preview)

It’s been an eventful past year or so for Eric Clapton, who has made headlines for his involvement with Van Morrison in the singer/songwriter’s “anti-lockdown” songs and with his own...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The NAMM Show 2022 Pushed Back, Now Scheduled for June 3-5 in Anaheim
September 8, 2021
The NAMM Show 2022 Pushed Back, Now Scheduled for June 3-5 in Anaheim

The NAMM Show, the “annual ‘family reunion’ of the global music, sound, and entertainment technology industry” which Rock Cellar usually participates in every year, has moved back its planned 2022...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS to Resume ‘End of the Road’ Tour 9/9, Announce Rescheduled Gigs for October and Early 2022
September 8, 2021
KISS to Resume ‘End of the Road’ Tour 9/9, Announce Rescheduled Gigs for October and Early 2022

The whirlwind of news surrounding KISS last week — first, Paul Stanley’s positive COVID-19 test and subsequent tour postponements, followed by the same with Gene Simmons — required some shuffling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS from BottleRock Napa Valley 2021: Guns N’ Roses, Foo Fighters, Cage the Elephant, The Highwomen, Reignwolf, Jon Batiste and More
September 8, 2021
PHOTOS from BottleRock Napa Valley 2021: Guns N’ Roses, Foo Fighters, Cage the Elephant, The Highwomen, Reignwolf, Jon Batiste and More

This past weekend, BottleRock Napa Valley music festival staged its 2021 event in Northern California, headlined by Guns N’ Roses, Foo Fighters and The Highwomen in a reunion performance that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream Eric Clapton’s New Anti-Vaccine Protest Anthem, “This Has Gotta Stop”
August 30, 2021
Stream Eric Clapton’s New Anti-Vaccine Protest Anthem, “This Has Gotta Stop”

Eric Clapton is nothing if not consistent these days. The guitar icon surprise-released a new song on Aug. 27, and “This Has Gotta Stop” continues his recent string of high-profile...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Bring Rock Back to the Forum in LA with Marathon Gig ft. Nandi Bushell and a Charlie Watts Tribute
August 27, 2021
Foo Fighters Bring Rock Back to the Forum in LA with Marathon Gig ft. Nandi Bushell and a Charlie Watts Tribute

“I … I’m a one-way motorway,” sang Dave Grohl, slowly, with the lights dimmed at the Forum in Los Angeles on Thursday night, the gathered masses anticipating something great from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Let It Be’ Special Edition Coming 10/15, Ahead of Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary (Pre-Order)
August 26, 2021
‘Let It Be’ Special Edition Coming 10/15, Ahead of Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary (Pre-Order)

This Thanksgiving, the highly anticipated new The Beatles: Get Back documentary from director Peter Jackson will make its debut on Disney+, after significant delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joni Mitchell Named 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year; Gala Set for GRAMMY Weekend
August 25, 2021
Joni Mitchell Named 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year; Gala Set for GRAMMY Weekend

Joni Mitchell will be honored by MusiCares, the primary music charity and partner of the Recording Academy, as its 2022 Person of the Year. The big announcement was made on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eagles Relaunch ‘Hotel California’ Tour at Madison Square Garden, with Dedications to Don Everly and Charlie Watts
August 25, 2021
Eagles Relaunch ‘Hotel California’ Tour at Madison Square Garden, with Dedications to Don Everly and Charlie Watts

After a delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Eagles relaunched their anticipated Hotel California tour this week — Tuesday night, to be exact, with a show at Madison Square Garden...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello Shares “Driving to Texas,” ft. Phantogram — New LP ‘The Atlas Underground Fire’ 10/15
August 25, 2021
Tom Morello Shares “Driving to Texas,” ft. Phantogram — New LP ‘The Atlas Underground Fire’ 10/15

After recently debuting a lively cover of the AC/DC classic “Highway to Hell” with pals Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder, Tom Morello has followed it up with another new collaboration:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones: Legendary Drummer Passes Away at 80
August 24, 2021
Rest in Peace, Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones: Legendary Drummer Passes Away at 80

Charlie Watts, longtime drummer of the Rolling Stones, has passed away at the age of 80. The news was shared by a spokesperson for the legendary drummer on Tuesday: “It...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Moves Anticipated Fall U.S. Tour Dates to Outdoor Venues Only
August 24, 2021
Phoebe Bridgers Moves Anticipated Fall U.S. Tour Dates to Outdoor Venues Only

Phoebe Bridgers is set to embark on her highly anticipated headlining tour in early September — her first since dropping her acclaimed album Punisher in June 2020, just months after...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mayer Embraces the Soft-Rock Energy of His Song “Wild Blue” with a Laid-Back New Video
August 19, 2021
John Mayer Embraces the Soft-Rock Energy of His Song “Wild Blue” with a Laid-Back New Video

Released back on July 16, Sob Rock was a new direction for John Mayer, sort of. Groove-oriented, Mayer’s songs veered close to “yacht rock” territory, giving the otherwise melancholy tone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory + Less Than Jake: ‘Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead’ 2021 Tour Dates Starting 8/31
August 19, 2021
New Found Glory + Less Than Jake: ‘Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead’ 2021 Tour Dates Starting 8/31

New Found Glory will embark on the Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead tour on Aug. 31, but the lineup has changed — Simple Plan, who was to co-headline with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Dream Theater’s New Album with the Epic, 9-and-a-Half-Minute “The Alien” (Pre-Order LP, Out 10/22)
August 13, 2021
Preview Dream Theater’s New Album with the Epic, 9-and-a-Half-Minute “The Alien” (Pre-Order LP, Out 10/22)

Fear not, hard-rock fans: Dream Theater is still doing its thing — and the prog/metal icons‘ latest song will go a long way toward emphasizing that. “The Alien,” shared Friday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Listen to The Killers’ Intimate New Album ‘Pressure Machine’ (ft. a Guest Spot from Phoebe Bridgers)
August 13, 2021
Out Now: Listen to The Killers’ Intimate New Album ‘Pressure Machine’ (ft. a Guest Spot from Phoebe Bridgers)

You might not expect to hear strings open a record from The Killers, the Las Vegas band known for bombast and synth-led pop/rock for the past two decades or so...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Crosby Q&A: On His New Album ‘For Free,’ Spotify (“You’re Thieves”), Life at 80 & More
August 12, 2021
David Crosby Q&A: On His New Album ‘For Free,’ Spotify (“You’re Thieves”), Life at 80 & More

David Crosby, who turns 80 this month, is making the best music of his life right now. That’s right, the co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash (and Young)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AEG Presents to Require Proof of Vaccination at All U.S. Events for Crew and Ticketholders
August 12, 2021
AEG Presents to Require Proof of Vaccination at All U.S. Events for Crew and Ticketholders

AEG Presents, one of the largest and most influential music companies in the United States, took a hardline stance regarding plans for its events as far as vaccination status is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eagles Add Vaccinated-Only Seattle Gig to ‘Hotel California’ 2021 Tour on 11/5 (Tour Starts 8/22)
August 10, 2021
Eagles Add Vaccinated-Only Seattle Gig to ‘Hotel California’ 2021 Tour on 11/5 (Tour Starts 8/22)

Eagles (Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, with Deacon Frey and Vince Gill) are preparing to head out on their rescheduled Hotel California tour, with a slate of shows...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen’s Brian May to The Independent: ‘Anti-Vax People, I’m Sorry, I Think They’re Fruitcakes’
August 9, 2021
Queen’s Brian May to The Independent: ‘Anti-Vax People, I’m Sorry, I Think They’re Fruitcakes’

In a new interview with The Independent geared around last week’s reissue of his 1992 solo debut, Queen guitarist Brian May tackles a number of topics, with some pointed words...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Updated: Live Nation to Require Artists, Crews, Attendees to Show Proof of Vaccination or Negative Test Starting 10/4
August 6, 2021
Updated: Live Nation to Require Artists, Crews, Attendees to Show Proof of Vaccination or Negative Test Starting 10/4

Aug. 14 update: Rolling Stone updated this previous report that “Live Nation will require all artists, crew and attendees show proof of full vaccination or a negative test at their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Foo Fighters Fan Named Lauren Shred “Monkey Wrench” Alongside the Band at Their Kansas Concert
August 6, 2021
Watch a Foo Fighters Fan Named Lauren Shred “Monkey Wrench” Alongside the Band at Their Kansas Concert

Thursday night’s Foo Fighters concert in Bonner Springs, Kansas, had it all. Before the show even happened, Dave Grohl and the guys delivered a little bit of disco to some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Night Ranger Returns with New Studio Album, ‘ATBPO’ — Listen
August 6, 2021
Out Now: Night Ranger Returns with New Studio Album, ‘ATBPO’ — Listen

Today, Aug. 6, Night Ranger (known around the world for classic tracks like “Sister Christian”, “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me” and “When You Close Your Eyes,” among others) returned...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters Confront Westboro Baptist Church Protestors with a Disco Caravan (“You Shouldn’t Be Hating. You Should Be Dancing!”)
August 6, 2021
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters Confront Westboro Baptist Church Protestors with a Disco Caravan (“You Shouldn’t Be Hating. You Should Be Dancing!”)

On Thursday night, the Foo Fighters‘ tour rolled into Kansas, which afforded Dave Grohl and the band another opportunity to come face-to-face with members of the Westboro Baptist Church. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Drummer Pete Parada Leaves Band, Cites His Unvaccinated Status as Reasoning Behind Split
August 4, 2021
The Offspring Drummer Pete Parada Leaves Band, Cites His Unvaccinated Status as Reasoning Behind Split

In a post on Instagram on Tuesday, drummer Pete Parada of Southern California punk veterans The Offspring revealed that he will not be accompanying the band on its upcoming tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello ft. Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder: Stream Their New “Highway To Hell” Cover (Listen)
August 4, 2021
Tom Morello ft. Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder: Stream Their New “Highway To Hell” Cover (Listen)

Talk about an all-star tribute to an all-time classic: Tom Morello, guitarist of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave (and accomplished solo artist/activist) shared a lively cover of the AC/DC...

Rock Cellar Magazine | PHOTOS: Renowned Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Rocks the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles
August 2, 2021
PHOTOS: Renowned Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Rocks the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles

Rock and roll photographer Jérôme Brunet, the focus of a recent Rock Cellar feature interview about his life and career behind the lens shooting legendary musical acts at concerts all...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Violet Grohl Join Her Dad Dave and the Foo Fighters to Sing X’s “Nausea” at Lollapalooza 2021
August 2, 2021
Watch Violet Grohl Join Her Dad Dave and the Foo Fighters to Sing X’s “Nausea” at Lollapalooza 2021

This past weekend, the Foo Fighters headlined Sunday night of the Lollapalooza Festival, which returned to Chicago’s Grant Park after being cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doobie Brothers Share New Live Video of “Takin’ It to the Streets,” 50th Anniversary Tour Starts 8/22
August 2, 2021
The Doobie Brothers Share New Live Video of “Takin’ It to the Streets,” 50th Anniversary Tour Starts 8/22

On Aug. 22, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Doobie Brothers are scheduled to start their 50th anniversary tour, which was originally supposed to take place in 2020 prior...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Green Day Fan Play “Basket Case” with an Impressed Billie Joe Armstrong on the Hella Mega Tour
July 28, 2021
Watch a Green Day Fan Play “Basket Case” with an Impressed Billie Joe Armstrong on the Hella Mega Tour

For years, Green Day has proven to be one of the most entertaining live acts around. Whether playing a packed intimate venue full of diehard fans or a huge outdoor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dream Theater Announce ‘A View From The Top Of The World,’ New Studio Album Coming 10/22
July 28, 2021
Dream Theater Announce ‘A View From The Top Of The World,’ New Studio Album Coming 10/22

On Oct. 22, revered prog-rock/metal band Dream Theater will return with A View From The Top Of The World, its fifteenth studio album and first since 2019’s Distance Over Time....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jackson Browne Shares Lively Rendition of “My Cleveland Heart,” Tour with James Taylor Launches 7/29
July 28, 2021
Jackson Browne Shares Lively Rendition of “My Cleveland Heart,” Tour with James Taylor Launches 7/29

One of the most immediate songs featured on Downhill from Everywhere, the great new album from iconic singer/songwriter Jackson Browne, is the energetic “My Cleveland Heart,” and on Wednesday Browne...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steely Dan: ‘Absolutely Normal Tour ’21’ Starts 10/5; New Live Album ‘Northeast Corridor,’ Donald Fagen’s ‘The Nightfly Live’ Out 9/24
July 26, 2021
Steely Dan: ‘Absolutely Normal Tour ’21’ Starts 10/5; New Live Album ‘Northeast Corridor,’ Donald Fagen’s ‘The Nightfly Live’ Out 9/24

Steely Dan dropped some major news on Monday: Donald Fagen and his band mates will head out on the Absolutely Normal ’21 tour beginning in early October, just shortly after...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Announce Rescheduled ‘No Filter’ U.S. Tour Dates — Starting 9/26
July 22, 2021
Rolling Stones Announce Rescheduled ‘No Filter’ U.S. Tour Dates — Starting 9/26

The COVID-19 pandemic forced The Rolling Stones to scrap their planned May 2020 No Filter tour dates in the United States — but now with things starting to reopen on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Killers Releasing ‘Pressure Machine’ LP 8/13, a More Subdued Entry to the Band’s Catalog
July 20, 2021
The Killers Releasing ‘Pressure Machine’ LP 8/13, a More Subdued Entry to the Band’s Catalog

In August 2020, The Killers returned with Imploding the Mirage, a new album from the Las Vegas band that showcased the group’s signature bombast and synth-heavy approach. Brandon Flowers and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Go Disco: Stream ‘Hail Satin,’ the Band’s Bee Gees Covers EP (and B-Side of Live Tracks)
July 20, 2021
Foo Fighters Go Disco: Stream ‘Hail Satin,’ the Band’s Bee Gees Covers EP (and B-Side of Live Tracks)

Dave Grohl‘s falsetto may — no, it will — catch you off guard the first time you put on Hail Satin, the new EP of disco covers from the Foo...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Yacht Rock Vibes Are Strong with John Mayer’s Melancholy New Album ‘Sob Rock’ (Listen)
July 16, 2021
Out Now: The Yacht Rock Vibes Are Strong with John Mayer’s Melancholy New Album ‘Sob Rock’ (Listen)

For most of his career, there’s been a consistent yearning expressed through the music of John Mayer, and that’s very much the case with the singer/songwriter‘s new album, Sob Rock,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stagecoach Festival 2022: Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, the Black Crowes, More
July 12, 2021
Stagecoach Festival 2022: Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, the Black Crowes, More

After being forced to skip 2020 and ’21 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent scheduling uncertainty, the Stagecoach Festival — Goldenvoice’s country-themed mega-fest that always takes place...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘The Day The Music Came Back,’ a Behind-The-Scenes Look at Foo Fighters’ Reopening of Madison Square Garden on 6/20
July 8, 2021
Watch ‘The Day The Music Came Back,’ a Behind-The-Scenes Look at Foo Fighters’ Reopening of Madison Square Garden on 6/20

Back on June 20, Foo Fighters played a full-capacity concert at NYC’s Madison Square Garden, the first such live event at the famed venue since before the COVID-19 pandemic. The highly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Colin Hay to Launch Summer 2021 Tour in Connection with New Covers LP, ‘I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself’
July 6, 2021
Colin Hay to Launch Summer 2021 Tour in Connection with New Covers LP, ‘I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself’

On Aug. 6, Colin Hay, the prolific singer/songwriter known for his solo career in addition to years fronting the Australian group Men at Work, will release a new album titled I Just Don’t Know...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Colin Young Shares “America the Beautiful” Music Video for July 4th Weekend
July 2, 2021
Jesse Colin Young Shares “America the Beautiful” Music Video for July 4th Weekend

This coming Sunday, July 4, marks Independence Day in the United States, and singer/songwriter Jesse Colin Young (of the Youngbloods and his own solo career) is marking the occasion with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Jennifer Hudson Playing Central Park’s Reopening Concert in NYC
July 1, 2021
Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Jennifer Hudson Playing Central Park’s Reopening Concert in NYC

New York City’s Central Park will host a special reopening concert event this summer, headlined by a formidable trio of acts: Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, and Jennifer Hudson will take...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tony Marsico Resurrects LA’s Cruzados — New Album ‘She’s Automatic’ Due 8/13
June 30, 2021
Tony Marsico Resurrects LA’s Cruzados — New Album ‘She’s Automatic’ Due 8/13

Celebrated 1980s rock band Cruzados — best known for such songs as “Motorcycle Girl,” “Just Like Roses” and “Flor de Mal” — makes a surprise return this summer with She’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream Faye Webster’s Endearingly Eclectic New Album ‘I Know I’m Funny haha’; Fall/Winter Tour Info
June 29, 2021
Out Now: Stream Faye Webster’s Endearingly Eclectic New Album ‘I Know I’m Funny haha’; Fall/Winter Tour Info

I Know I’m Funny haha is the title of the fourth studio album from singer/songwriter Faye Webster, released just last week on June 25 via Secretly Canadian Records. It’s the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Perry, Keeping Busy: Scoring the Film ‘City of Lies,’ Working on New Album and Participating in a Vatican Health Conference (Q&A)
June 29, 2021
Joe Perry, Keeping Busy: Scoring the Film ‘City of Lies,’ Working on New Album and Participating in a Vatican Health Conference (Q&A)

Aerosmith has seemingly been on hiatus over the past year, like so many other bands forced to hit the ‘pause’ button due to the pandemic. But guitarist Joe Perry has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Night Ranger Shares Video for “Bring It All Home To Me” — New Album ‘ATBPO’ Coming 8/6
June 28, 2021
Night Ranger Shares Video for “Bring It All Home To Me” — New Album ‘ATBPO’ Coming 8/6

On Aug. 6, Night Ranger will return with ATBPO, the long-running band‘s 12th studio album and the first since 2017’s Don’t Let Up, via Frontiers Music Srl. The band recently debuted a roaring music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hall & Oates Set Modified Summer 2021 Tour Dates with KT Tunstall and Squeeze
June 25, 2021
Hall & Oates Set Modified Summer 2021 Tour Dates with KT Tunstall and Squeeze

Hall & Oates are ready to get back out there on the road — and the classic pop duo has detailed a 25-date Hall & Oates summer tour, a rescheduled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Career-Spanning Aretha Franklin Box Set Arriving 7/30, in Time for ‘Respect’ Biopic 8/13
June 24, 2021
Career-Spanning Aretha Franklin Box Set Arriving 7/30, in Time for ‘Respect’ Biopic 8/13

On Aug. 13, Respect, the anticipated and COVID-delayed biopic of Aretha Franklin starring Jennifer Hudson will finally be released — and two weeks earlier, a career-spanning new box set championing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Journey Previews New Single “The Way We Used To Be” with Animated Clip; Full Song Arrives Thursday 6/24
June 23, 2021
Journey Previews New Single “The Way We Used To Be” with Animated Clip; Full Song Arrives Thursday 6/24

Journey will apparently release a new song, “The Way We Used To Be,” this week. That’s the news from guitarist Neal Schon, who dropped a tease of the track on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sir Elton John Announces Final U.S./European Dates for His ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour
June 23, 2021
Sir Elton John Announces Final U.S./European Dates for His ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour

On Wednesday, Sir Elton John announced his final tour dates for the U.S. and Europe, attached to his global Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour — which had begun prior to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Shares Mysterious Video, Announces ‘Phase 1 Rushium Trials’ 2021 Tour Dates
June 22, 2021
Tame Impala Shares Mysterious Video, Announces ‘Phase 1 Rushium Trials’ 2021 Tour Dates

Phase 1 Rushium Trials is the offbeat name of a new batch of tour dates from Kevin Parker, a.k.a. Tame Impala. Announced on Tuesday, the tour is the first official...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘In The Moment,’ Another Exercise in Reggae/Rock Inspiration and Uplift from Rebelution (Summer Tour Starts 8/5)
June 21, 2021
Out Now: ‘In The Moment,’ Another Exercise in Reggae/Rock Inspiration and Uplift from Rebelution (Summer Tour Starts 8/5)

Over the years, Isla Vista, California-based Rebelution has sailed past many of its peers in terms of audience, routinely packing amphitheaters and sizable outdoor venues of dedicated fans enamored with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters’ Full-Capacity Madison Square Garden Gig Featured Hits, Singalongs, and … Dave Chappelle Singing Radiohead’s “Creep” (Watch)
June 21, 2021
Foo Fighters’ Full-Capacity Madison Square Garden Gig Featured Hits, Singalongs, and … Dave Chappelle Singing Radiohead’s “Creep” (Watch)

You truly never know what you’ll get at a Foo Fighters concert, but you know it’ll be something special. This past Sunday night, Dave Grohl and the guys played a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Styx Unleashes New Album, ‘Crash of the Crown’ — an Exercise in Positivity, Recorded Before/During the Pandemic (Listen)
June 17, 2021
Out Now: Styx Unleashes New Album, ‘Crash of the Crown’ — an Exercise in Positivity, Recorded Before/During the Pandemic (Listen)

Crash of the Crown is a new studio album from Styx, the long-running band’s 17th overall and first since 2017’s The Mission. Its recording process began before the COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary to Premiere on Disney+ as Three-Part Series on Thanksgiving
June 17, 2021
Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary to Premiere on Disney+ as Three-Part Series on Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, Peter Jackson’s awaited The Beatles: Get Back documentary will premiere on Disney+ as a three-part series, debuting on Nov. 25, 26, and 27, each episode with an approximate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Clips from the Foo Fighters’ 100%-Capacity Club Gig in Los Angeles (and its Excited Audience)
June 16, 2021
Watch Clips from the Foo Fighters’ 100%-Capacity Club Gig in Los Angeles (and its Excited Audience)

On Tuesday night, the day California reopened its economy, the Foo Fighters played an intimate show at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, Calif. — a warm-up gig before Dave...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Announces 2021-2022 U.S. Tour Dates Supporting ‘Latest Record Project: Volume 1’
June 14, 2021
Van Morrison Announces 2021-2022 U.S. Tour Dates Supporting ‘Latest Record Project: Volume 1’

Riding a wave of attention given to him in recent months due to his series of outspoken “anti-lockdown” songs and similarly feisty double-album Latest Record Project: Volume 1, Van Morrison...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Micky Dolenz on ‘Dolenz Sings Nesmith,’ the Monkees Farewell Tour & More
June 14, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Micky Dolenz on ‘Dolenz Sings Nesmith,’ the Monkees Farewell Tour & More

Many younger fans forget– or don’t realize — that the Monkees did not start as a traditional band. Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Davy Jones and Peter Tork were actors with comedic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eric Clapton Announces Run of U.S. Concerts in September 2021 ft. Special Guest Jimmie Vaughan
June 14, 2021
Eric Clapton Announces Run of U.S. Concerts in September 2021 ft. Special Guest Jimmie Vaughan

This September, Eric Clapton will return to the road for a string of concert dates across North America, the guitar icon announced early Monday. Featuring special guest Jimmie Vaughan, each...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Barenaked Ladies Take On the 24-Hour News Cycle with Topical New Song “New Disaster,” ‘Detour de Force’ LP Out 7/16
June 4, 2021
Barenaked Ladies Take On the 24-Hour News Cycle with Topical New Song “New Disaster,” ‘Detour de Force’ LP Out 7/16

On July 16, Canadian pop/rock veterans Barenaked Ladies will return with their 16th studio album, Detour de Force. It was announced previously and details were made official on Friday, along...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Dreamers Are Waiting,’ the First New Album from Crowded House Since 2010 (Listen)
June 4, 2021
Out Now: ‘Dreamers Are Waiting,’ the First New Album from Crowded House Since 2010 (Listen)

Today, beloved band Crowded House returns with a new album, and it’s been a long time coming. Dreamers Are Waiting is the first bit of new material from the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grand Funk Railroad Sets 29-Date ‘Some Kind of Wonderful’ Tour for 2021
June 3, 2021
Grand Funk Railroad Sets 29-Date ‘Some Kind of Wonderful’ Tour for 2021

Back in 2020 before the pandemic, Grand Funk Railroad had plans to set out on a big “Some Kind of Wonderful” tour across the country — but then those were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Psychedelic Furs Announce Fall 2021 Tour Dates, Supporting ‘Made of Rain’
June 2, 2021
The Psychedelic Furs Announce Fall 2021 Tour Dates, Supporting ‘Made of Rain’

In Late July 2020, The Psychedelic Furs returned with Made of Rain, the heralded English band’s first new record in 29 years (click here to read our feature chat with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 3 Doors Down Details ‘The Better Life’ 20th Anniversary Tour for 2021, ft. Special Guest Seether
June 1, 2021
3 Doors Down Details ‘The Better Life’ 20th Anniversary Tour for 2021, ft. Special Guest Seether

Released in Feb. of 2000, The Better Life was the breakthrough debut album for 3 Doors Down, the Mississippi-based band that burst onto the scene in a big way thanks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2022: Officially Set for Two Weekends in April, Advance Passes Go On Sale 6/4
June 1, 2021
Coachella 2022: Officially Set for Two Weekends in April, Advance Passes Go On Sale 6/4

As expected given recent reports of its planned rescheduling, the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will indeed take place over two weekends in April 2022, it was confirmed on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses to Relaunch U.S. Tour in 2021, Announce 14 Dates with Special Guest Mammoth WVH
June 1, 2021
Guns N’ Roses to Relaunch U.S. Tour in 2021, Announce 14 Dates with Special Guest Mammoth WVH

Starting on July 31, Axl Rose, Slash and the rest of Guns N’ Roses will return to stadiums and arenas across the United States when they resume their epic post-reunion...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider: New Album ‘Leave a Scar’ 7/30, Share Loud New Video for “I Gotta Rock (Again)”
May 27, 2021
Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider: New Album ‘Leave a Scar’ 7/30, Share Loud New Video for “I Gotta Rock (Again)”

On July 30, esteemed hard-rock icon Dee Snider will release his fifth solo album, Leave a Scar, via Napalm Records. Officially announced on Thursday, the news came with the premiere...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday to Stevie Nicks — and a Plea for the ‘Buckingham Nicks’ Album to Finally Be Reissued
May 26, 2021
Happy Birthday to Stevie Nicks — and a Plea for the ‘Buckingham Nicks’ Album to Finally Be Reissued

Note: A version of this post originally ran in May 2020 in honor of Stevie Nicks and her birthday — but it’s still relevant, as the Buckingham/Nicks album has yet...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rammstein Reschedules First-Ever North American Stadium Tour to 2022, Adds Dates
May 24, 2021
Rammstein Reschedules First-Ever North American Stadium Tour to 2022, Adds Dates

Rammstein was supposed to head out on its first-ever stadium tour of North America in 2020, only to see the COVID-19 pandemic force the German industrial/metal band to postpone the trek. After rescheduling the tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Night Ranger Roars Back with the Guitar-Heavy “Breakout,” New Album ‘ATBPO’ Coming 8/6
May 24, 2021
Night Ranger Roars Back with the Guitar-Heavy “Breakout,” New Album ‘ATBPO’ Coming 8/6

On Aug. 6, Night Ranger will return with ATBPO, the long-running band‘s 12th studio album and the first since 2017’s Don’t Let Up, via Frontiers Music Srl. ATBPO stands for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Micah Nelson-Directed Video for Willie Nelson & Michael McDonald ft. David Hidalgo’s Benefit Single, “Dreams of the San Joaquin”
May 20, 2021
Watch the Micah Nelson-Directed Video for Willie Nelson & Michael McDonald ft. David Hidalgo’s Benefit Single, “Dreams of the San Joaquin”

In early May, Willie Nelson, Michael McDonald and Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo teamed up for a new recording of “Dreams of the San Joaquin.” The three icons joined forces to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gary Numan on His Dark New Album, ‘Intruder’: “If the Earth Could Speak, How Would it Talk About the Way it Feels at the Moment?”
May 20, 2021
Gary Numan on His Dark New Album, ‘Intruder’: “If the Earth Could Speak, How Would it Talk About the Way it Feels at the Moment?”

Gary Numan is a dark wave music progenitor who took the British music scene by storm in the late 1970s and early ‘80s. During a three-year period, the London native...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Austin City Limits Music Festival 2021: Stevie Nicks, Billie Eilish, Miley Cyrus, George Strait Top Lineup (On Sale Today 5/20)
May 20, 2021
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2021: Stevie Nicks, Billie Eilish, Miley Cyrus, George Strait Top Lineup (On Sale Today 5/20)

To mark its 20th anniversary this year, the Austin City Limits Music Festival will return across two weekends in October, and on Thursday the official lineup and details were announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lollapalooza 2021 Lineup: Foo Fighters, Post Malone, Journey, Miley Cyrus, More
May 19, 2021
Lollapalooza 2021 Lineup: Foo Fighters, Post Malone, Journey, Miley Cyrus, More

Lollapalooza will indeed return to Chicago’s Grant Park on July 29 – Aug. 1 after being cancelled 2020 due to the pandemic, and on Wednesday the lineup and details were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Crowes ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ Tour is Back On Starting in July 2021 (ft. Dirty Honey)
May 17, 2021
The Black Crowes ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ Tour is Back On Starting in July 2021 (ft. Dirty Honey)

In late 2019, The Black Crowes announced pretty significant plans: Brothers Chris and Rich Robinson announced that the seminal blues/rock band would be touring throughout Summer 2020, playing all of the band’s 1990 debut Shake...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alice Cooper Announces Fall Tour with Special Guest Ace Frehley (Tix On Sale 5/21)
May 17, 2021
Alice Cooper Announces Fall Tour with Special Guest Ace Frehley (Tix On Sale 5/21)

Alice Cooper hit it big back in March with his new album, Detroit Stories, which landed in the Top 5 in major markets worldwide — and he’ll celebrate it with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Announces 36-Date ‘Live from the Ride’ U.S. Tour with Iration and Iya Terra
May 17, 2021
311 Announces 36-Date ‘Live from the Ride’ U.S. Tour with Iration and Iya Terra

After a series of well-received live stream concert events from their studio in Los Angeles, 311 has announced a return to actual touring — and the long-running alt/reggae/rock band will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce New 2021 Tour Dates, Starting 7/24 (Plus New Green Day Song ‘Polyanna’)
May 17, 2021
Hella Mega Tour: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce New 2021 Tour Dates, Starting 7/24 (Plus New Green Day Song ‘Polyanna’)

The Hella Mega Tour, the gigantic stadium package put together by Green Day, Weezer, and Fall Out Boy, has been shifted — slightly, this time — after its initial 2020...

Rock Cellar Magazine | BottleRock Napa Valley: Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Guns N’ Roses Headlining 2021 Return 9/3-9/5
May 17, 2021
BottleRock Napa Valley: Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Guns N’ Roses Headlining 2021 Return 9/3-9/5

This September, BottleRock Napa Valley will return for a 2021 edition after skipping 2020 due to the pandemic — and this year’s event boasts a seriously impressive list of headliners....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eric Clapton Details ‘Severe Reactions Which Lasted Ten Days’ After Receiving AstraZeneca Vaccine
May 17, 2021
Eric Clapton Details ‘Severe Reactions Which Lasted Ten Days’ After Receiving AstraZeneca Vaccine

As far as obtaining the COVID-19 vaccine is concerned, it’s an ultimate “your results may vary” situation — and as far as Eric Clapton is concerned, the guitar icon’s experience...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Pushed to 2022
May 14, 2021
Stadium Tour with Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Pushed to 2022

The highly anticipated Stadium Tour from Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts has been pushed back — again — this time to 2022, it was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Weller: On His Lockdown Record ‘Fat Pop, Vol. 1,’ Stockpiling Songs for a Return to Live Concerts (Listen)
May 14, 2021
Paul Weller: On His Lockdown Record ‘Fat Pop, Vol. 1,’ Stockpiling Songs for a Return to Live Concerts (Listen)

In any decade of the latter half of the last century, Fat Pop, Vol. 1, the new album from Paul Weller, would have racked up at least four or five...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ohana Festival 2021: Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam, Kings of Leon, Brandi Carlile, Black Pumas, More (Tix On Sale)
May 12, 2021
Ohana Festival 2021: Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam, Kings of Leon, Brandi Carlile, Black Pumas, More (Tix On Sale)

After its 2020 event was scrapped due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ohana Festival — the yearly event spearheaded by Eddie Vedder taking place at Doheny State Beach in Dana...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dennis DeYoung Shares “The Last Guitar Hero,” ft. Tom Morello — New (and Final) Album ’26 East, Vol. 2′ Out 6/11
May 11, 2021
Dennis DeYoung Shares “The Last Guitar Hero,” ft. Tom Morello — New (and Final) Album ’26 East, Vol. 2′ Out 6/11

Dennis DeYoung, longtime vocalist of Styx and an accomplished solo artist, will release 26 East, Vol. 1 — his final studio album — on June 11. Announced recently, DeYoung has now...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Standing In The Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan’ Out 5/21 Digitally and 8/20 on CD/LP
May 10, 2021
‘Standing In The Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan’ Out 5/21 Digitally and 8/20 on CD/LP

Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders kept plenty busy over the past year-plus of COVID-19 pandemic-mandated downtime, channeling some specific inspiration into a nine-track collection of Bob Dylan covers. Standing In...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer Plug the Guitars Back In (and Shred, Loudly) on New Album ‘Van Weezer’ (Listen)
May 7, 2021
Weezer Plug the Guitars Back In (and Shred, Loudly) on New Album ‘Van Weezer’ (Listen)

Only Weezer could release a pair of records in the same year as wildly different as OK Human (which dropped in late January) and Van Weezer, which was unleashed to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael McDonald, Willie Nelson & Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo Share “Dreams of the San Joaquin” Charity Single (Listen)
May 7, 2021
Michael McDonald, Willie Nelson & Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo Share “Dreams of the San Joaquin” Charity Single (Listen)

“Dreams of the San Joaquin” is a new collaborative single from a trio of legendary singers: Michael McDonald, Willie Nelson and Los Lobos‘ David Hidalgo. The three icons joined forces...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Van Morrison’s ‘Latest Record Project: Volume 1,’ a 28-Track Double-LP (ft. Abundant Rants & Complaints)
May 7, 2021
Out Now: Van Morrison’s ‘Latest Record Project: Volume 1,’ a 28-Track Double-LP (ft. Abundant Rants & Complaints)

There’s a song on Latest Record Project: Volume 1, the new double-album from legendary singer/songwriter Van Morrison, called “They Own the Media.” If you’re wondering where the 75-year-old stands on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Styx: New Album ‘Crash of the Crown’ Out 6/18; Stream the Title Track
May 6, 2021
Styx: New Album ‘Crash of the Crown’ Out 6/18; Stream the Title Track

On June 18, Styx will add to its robust catalog of music with a new studio album titled Crash of the Crown. The long-running band‘s 17th album to date, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson: In Theaters 8/13; Preview & See New Promotional Stills
May 5, 2021
Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson: In Theaters 8/13; Preview & See New Promotional Stills

Respect, a new biopic celebrating the life and legacy of the late Aretha Franklin, was originally supposed to be released in January 2021, only to be pushed back to August...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch girl in red Make Her TV Debut Playing “Serotonin” on ‘The Tonight Show’; Debut Album Out Now
May 4, 2021
Watch girl in red Make Her TV Debut Playing “Serotonin” on ‘The Tonight Show’; Debut Album Out Now

Last week, 22-year-old Norwegian indie/rock singer/songwriter girl in red (a.k.a Marie Ulven) released her debut full-length album, if i could make it go quiet. Its release comes with anticipation in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Megadeth and Lamb of God Announce Rescheduled 2021 Co-Headline Tour with Trivium & In Flames
May 4, 2021
Megadeth and Lamb of God Announce Rescheduled 2021 Co-Headline Tour with Trivium & In Flames

Shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic paused everything in March 2020, Megadeth and Lamb of God had announced a huge co-headlining tour of North America for that following summer. The trek...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Summerland 2021 Tour ft. Everclear, Living Colour, Hoobastank and Wheatus Coming in July
May 4, 2021
Summerland 2021 Tour ft. Everclear, Living Colour, Hoobastank and Wheatus Coming in July

The Summerland tour will continue in 2021, as Art Alexakis and long-running alt/rock band Everclear have put together another nostalgic package of bands for its summer trek, which became a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Nesmith & Micky Dolenz Announce The Monkees Farewell Tour Dates for Fall 2021 (Tix Onsale 5/7)
May 3, 2021
Michael Nesmith & Micky Dolenz Announce The Monkees Farewell Tour Dates for Fall 2021 (Tix Onsale 5/7)

Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz, the two remaining members of the Monkees, will now embark on a special Farewell Tour in Fall 2021. The news was reported by numerous outlets...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Rising Indie/Pop Star girl in red Takes a Leap Forward with Debut LP ‘if i could make it go quiet’ (Listen)
April 30, 2021
Out Now: Rising Indie/Pop Star girl in red Takes a Leap Forward with Debut LP ‘if i could make it go quiet’ (Listen)

A few years of EPs and early releases put girl in red on many folks’ radar, and today, the 22-year-old Norwegian singer/songwriter born Marie Ulven released her debut full-length album, if...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘She Walks In Beauty,’ a New Spoken-Word Album from Marianne Faithfull and Warren Ellis (Listen)
April 30, 2021
Out Now: ‘She Walks In Beauty,’ a New Spoken-Word Album from Marianne Faithfull and Warren Ellis (Listen)

She Walks In Beauty is a new album from the legendary Marianne Faithfull — but this one’s a different, special sort of release. Featuring Faithfull’s spoken-word narration, the album features the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac,’ on CD/Blu-ray/LP/Box Set
April 30, 2021
Out Now: ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac,’ on CD/Blu-ray/LP/Box Set

On Feb. 25, 2020, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered at the London Palladium...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘VAX LIVE: A Concert to Reunite the World’ Airing 5/8 (ft. Foo Fighters, Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, H.E.R., J Balvin and More)
April 29, 2021
‘VAX LIVE: A Concert to Reunite the World’ Airing 5/8 (ft. Foo Fighters, Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, H.E.R., J Balvin and More)

On May 2, a host of big-name musical acts and entertainers will participate in VAX LIVE: A Concert to Reunite the World, a special event from international advocacy organization Global...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Genesis Announces North American Dates for ‘The Last Domino?’ Reunion Tour; 14 Shows Nov. – Dec. 2021
April 29, 2021
Genesis Announces North American Dates for ‘The Last Domino?’ Reunion Tour; 14 Shows Nov. – Dec. 2021

Back in early March 2020, before the COVID-19 pandemic began its stranglehold over everything, Genesis announced something fans of the legendary band had anticipated for a while: a reunion tour called The Last Domino?, which was followed up with a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Primus Announces New 2021 Dates for ‘A Tribute to Kings’ Tour, a Salute to Rush (with Wolfmother/The Sword)
April 28, 2021
Primus Announces New 2021 Dates for ‘A Tribute to Kings’ Tour, a Salute to Rush (with Wolfmother/The Sword)

Back before the COVID-19 pandemic, Les Claypool and Primus had big plans to hit the road in a toast to Canadian prog-rock gods Rush with the “A Tribute to Kings”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Reveals Daily Lineup; 2021 Passes Sold Out (Single-Day Tix On Sale 4/29)
April 27, 2021
Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Reveals Daily Lineup; 2021 Passes Sold Out (Single-Day Tix On Sale 4/29)

San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival was among the many cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the festival went ahead and detailed its 2021 show in its place before...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana: New Las Vegas 2021 Dates; ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ Tour with Earth, Wind & Fire Pushed to 2022
April 26, 2021
Carlos Santana: New Las Vegas 2021 Dates; ‘Miraculous Supernatural’ Tour with Earth, Wind & Fire Pushed to 2022

Last spring, Carlos Santana was forced to cancel his then-upcoming performances in Las Vegas as part of the guitar icon‘s An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live residency, but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Fundraising Album from The Blue Quarantinos (Jimmy Vivino/Jesse Williams/Rob Paparozzi) Out Now from Joe Bonamassa’s Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation
April 26, 2021
New Fundraising Album from The Blue Quarantinos (Jimmy Vivino/Jesse Williams/Rob Paparozzi) Out Now from Joe Bonamassa’s Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation

The Blue Quarantinos is a new, pandemic-inspired musical ensemble led by Jimmy Vivino, acclaimed guitarist/musician known the world over as the longtime band leader for Conan O’Brien. Accompanied by musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Teaser Trailer for Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story,” as Debuted During the Oscars (Film Out 12/10)
April 26, 2021
Watch the Teaser Trailer for Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story,” as Debuted During the Oscars (Film Out 12/10)

During Sunday night’s broadcast of The Oscars, the world received its first glimpse of director Steven Spielberg’s anticipated new adaptation of West Side Story. The remake of the iconic 1961...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Van Morrison: Stream “Love Should Come with a Warning”
April 23, 2021
New from Van Morrison: Stream “Love Should Come with a Warning”

On May 7, Van Morrison will release Latest Record Project: Volume 1, a new double-album that the legendary (and always outspoken) singer/songwriter has been previewing in recent weeks. The latest preview of the new project is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Dinosaur Jr.: Stream “Take It Back,” New LP ‘Sweep It Into Space’ Out 4/23
April 22, 2021
New from Dinosaur Jr.: Stream “Take It Back,” New LP ‘Sweep It Into Space’ Out 4/23

This Friday, April 23, Dinosaur Jr. will return with a new album, Sweep It Into Space, released via Jagjaguwar. It’ll be the influential alt/indie band’s 12th studio album and the first since 2016’s Give...

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 | Styx and Collective Soul Announce Summer 2021 Tour Dates Together
April 20, 2021
Styx and Collective Soul Announce Summer 2021 Tour Dates Together

Styx and Collective Soul, two rock and roll institutions with an abundance of hits between them, will hit the road this summer for a multi-city tour, it was announced on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael McDonald Hosting Mother’s Day Weekend “Home Alone 3: Yo Mama Be There” Live Stream Event
April 16, 2021
Michael McDonald Hosting Mother’s Day Weekend “Home Alone 3: Yo Mama Be There” Live Stream Event

Renowned singer/songwriter/recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Michael McDonald has staged a handful of entertaining solo live stream concert events over the past few months, and his next one is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | My Chemical Romance Pushes Rescheduled 2021 Tour Dates to 2022
April 16, 2021
My Chemical Romance Pushes Rescheduled 2021 Tour Dates to 2022

Among the many musical acts that saw massive 2020 plans upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, My Chemical Romance has to be among those most affected. The punk/emo outfit had announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson Debuts Eddie Van Halen Tribute, “4 Edward,” from Her New Solo Album ‘You and Me’ Out 5/7
April 16, 2021
Nancy Wilson Debuts Eddie Van Halen Tribute, “4 Edward,” from Her New Solo Album ‘You and Me’ Out 5/7

On May 7, Nancy Wilson of Heart will step out on her own with You and Me. It’ll be the iconic guitarist/songwriter‘s very first proper solo album, and she has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’: Dexter Holland on The Offspring’s New Album, 30+ Years in Punk Rock & Beyond (Q&A)
April 16, 2021
‘Let The Bad Times Roll’: Dexter Holland on The Offspring’s New Album, 30+ Years in Punk Rock & Beyond (Q&A)

Since emerging from sun-soaked Orange County, Calif. in the mid-1980s and making the jump to a mainstream punk-rock institution with 1994’s Smash, The Offspring has always been a band unafraid...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Hosting First-Ever Virtual Performance 5/8 to Celebrate New Album ‘Latest Record Project: Volume 1’
April 15, 2021
Van Morrison Hosting First-Ever Virtual Performance 5/8 to Celebrate New Album ‘Latest Record Project: Volume 1’

On May 7, Van Morrison will release Latest Record Project: Volume 1, a new double-album that the legendary (and always outspoken) singer/songwriter has been previewing in recent weeks. Thus far,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Procol Harum Releasing New Two-Song ‘Missing Persons: Alive Forever’ EP 5/7
April 14, 2021
Procol Harum Releasing New Two-Song ‘Missing Persons: Alive Forever’ EP 5/7

Legendary English band Procol Harum has a new EP titled Missing Persons that will be released on May 7. The result of some work during COVID-19 lockdown, the origins of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Eazy Sleazy’: Watch Mick Jagger + Dave Grohl’s New Song, Plus: Mick on Anti-Vaxxers (‘You Can’t Argue With These People’)
April 14, 2021
‘Eazy Sleazy’: Watch Mick Jagger + Dave Grohl’s New Song, Plus: Mick on Anti-Vaxxers (‘You Can’t Argue With These People’)

Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl. It sounds like a dream duo, and it is — and on Tuesday it was made reality with the premiere of “Eazy Sleazy,” a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Barenaked Ladies Debut ‘Flip’ Music Video, Announce ‘Detour de Force’ Album, Global Streaming Event 4/16
April 12, 2021
Barenaked Ladies Debut ‘Flip’ Music Video, Announce ‘Detour de Force’ Album, Global Streaming Event 4/16

Barenaked Ladies returned on Monday with their first new music in four years, a song called “Flip.” It’s a preview of the long-running Canadian group‘s new album, Detour de Force....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Danny Elfman: ‘Big Mess,’ His First Solo Album in 37 Years, Out 6/11; Debuts Unsettling Video for ‘True’
April 12, 2021
Danny Elfman: ‘Big Mess,’ His First Solo Album in 37 Years, Out 6/11; Debuts Unsettling Video for ‘True’

The past few weeks have seen legendary composer/songwriter Danny Elfman unleash some musical madness on the masses — and it’s all attached to a new studio album, Big Mess, due...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Arlo Parks Maps Out North American Tour Dates for Fall 2021 Supporting Debut LP ‘Collapsed in Sunbeams’
April 12, 2021
Arlo Parks Maps Out North American Tour Dates for Fall 2021 Supporting Debut LP ‘Collapsed in Sunbeams’

In late January, 20-year-old English singer/songwriter Arlo Parks released Collapsed in Sunbeams, her full-length debut album. A revelatory and emotionally nuanced collection of melancholy indie/pop, the album came with much anticipation, especially after Parks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 4/17: Watch ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp and Q104.3 Present: Celebrating The Golden Anniversary of Wings with Laurence Juber & Denny Seiwell’
April 12, 2021
4/17: Watch ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp and Q104.3 Present: Celebrating The Golden Anniversary of Wings with Laurence Juber & Denny Seiwell’

On Saturday, April 17, Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy camp and New York-based classic rock station Q104.3 will present Celebrating the Golden Anniversary of Wings with Laurence Juber and Denny Seiwell,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Remastered ‘Fleetwood Mac Live’ Super Deluxe Reissue
April 9, 2021
Out Now: Remastered ‘Fleetwood Mac Live’ Super Deluxe Reissue

1980’s Fleetwood Mac Live captured the exuberant live experience of a vintage-era Fleetwood Mac concert. Featuring recordings primarily of the Tusk tour in 1979 and 1980, the record has long...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center
April 8, 2021
Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center

“To those who have been given much, much is expected.” Jesus, Luke 12:48 In our celebrity-worshipping society, some public figures who have attained fame, wealth and power use their privileged position...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Shades of Blue,’ Co-Written By and Featuring His Daughter, Leah
April 8, 2021
New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘Shades of Blue,’ Co-Written By and Featuring His Daughter, Leah

English rock royalty and “The Modfather” himself, Paul Weller, will release a new album titled Fat Pop (Volume 1) on May 14. It’s a collection of songs that came to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Japanese Breakfast Shares New Video for ‘Posing in Bondage,’ Announces Summer/Fall Tour Dates
April 8, 2021
Japanese Breakfast Shares New Video for ‘Posing in Bondage,’ Announces Summer/Fall Tour Dates

Japanese Breakfast, the indie/rock project helmed by singer/songwriter Michelle Zauner, will return in June with a new album titled Jubilee. It’ll be the third full-length from Zauner, and the follow-up to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rage Against the Machine Announces Rescheduled 2022 Reunion Tour Dates with Run the Jewels
April 8, 2021
Rage Against the Machine Announces Rescheduled 2022 Reunion Tour Dates with Run the Jewels

One of the most anticipated concert tours of 2020 was scrapped due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s back on: Rage Against the Machine has announced that its Public Service...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with ‘Albatross,’ ft. David Gilmour (Blu-ray/CD Set Out 4/30)
April 8, 2021
Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with ‘Albatross,’ ft. David Gilmour (Blu-ray/CD Set Out 4/30)

On Feb. 25, 2020, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered at the London Palladium...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dennis DeYoung Shares Epic ‘Isle of Misanthrope’ Music Video; New (and Final) Album ’26 East, Vol. 2′ Coming 6/11
April 7, 2021
Dennis DeYoung Shares Epic ‘Isle of Misanthrope’ Music Video; New (and Final) Album ’26 East, Vol. 2′ Coming 6/11

Dennis DeYoung, longtime vocalist of Styx and an accomplished solo artist, will release his final studio album on June 11. 26 East, Vol. 2 is a sequel of sorts to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead Launching YouTube Streaming Series 4/9 with 2008 Gig from London’s 93Ft East
April 6, 2021
Radiohead Launching YouTube Streaming Series 4/9 with 2008 Gig from London’s 93Ft East

Back in 2020, during the throes of COVID-19 mandated lockdowns around the world, Radiohead began a series of streaming events on its YouTube page, treating fans to live concert performances...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Reschedule European Tour from Summer 2021 to ’22 — ft. Special Guest Gary Clark Jr.
April 6, 2021
Guns N’ Roses Reschedule European Tour from Summer 2021 to ’22 — ft. Special Guest Gary Clark Jr.

Guns N’ Roses will indeed head back out on the road for a string of European tour dates — it’ll just take a bit longer than anticipated, the hard-rock titans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Wrote a Book — and ‘The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music’ is Coming in October
April 6, 2021
Dave Grohl Wrote a Book — and ‘The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music’ is Coming in October

Drummer. Front man. Pop culture icon. Dave Grohl has served many roles over the years, from his roots in the early Virginia and D.C. punk scene to his time in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 and 7-Eleven Got All Mixed Up with a Clever Social Media Swap for April Fools’ Day
April 1, 2021
311 and 7-Eleven Got All Mixed Up with a Clever Social Media Swap for April Fools’ Day

April Fools’ Day used to be the time for all kinds of online shenanigans in the name of jokes and gags, but over the years it’s become difficult to stand...

Rock Cellar Magazine | James Taylor and Jackson Browne Tour Rescheduled, Now Starts in July 2021
March 31, 2021
James Taylor and Jackson Browne Tour Rescheduled, Now Starts in July 2021

In early 2020, legendary singer/songwriters James Taylor and Jackson Browne revealed plans for a U.S. tour together, but then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The tour was thrown into jeopardy —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Hosting ‘InnerSpeaker Live from Wave House’ Global Streaming Event 4/21
March 31, 2021
Tame Impala Hosting ‘InnerSpeaker Live from Wave House’ Global Streaming Event 4/21

2010’s InnerSpeaker was the groundbreaking debut effort from Kevin Parker and Tame Impala, the album that set the course for Parker’s meteoric rise that grew into a must-see live act...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dinosaur Jr. Shares New Song/Video ‘Garden,’ Hosting Album Release Live Stream Gig 5/1
March 31, 2021
Dinosaur Jr. Shares New Song/Video ‘Garden,’ Hosting Album Release Live Stream Gig 5/1

On April 23, Dinosaur Jr. will return with a new album, Sweep It Into Space, released via Jagjaguwar. It’ll be the influential alt/indie band’s 12th studio album and the first since 2016’s Give a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo 2021 Announced: Foo Fighters, Tame Impala, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo, Lana Del Rey and More
March 31, 2021
Bonnaroo 2021 Announced: Foo Fighters, Tame Impala, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo, Lana Del Rey and More

We are gradually progressing to a time in which music festival lineup announcements may come roaring back — and they’ve already begun, now that organizers of the Bonnaroo Music &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Reschedules European Tour from Summer 2021 to ’22; 2010 Hyde Park Gig Streaming 4/2
March 30, 2021
Pearl Jam Reschedules European Tour from Summer 2021 to ’22; 2010 Hyde Park Gig Streaming 4/2

After previously rescheduling its planned European Tour dates in late July because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pearl Jam on Tuesday announced that the tour was being pushed back again —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Staind Releasing New Album ‘Live: It’s Been Awhile’ 5/7, Announce Two-Part Global Streaming Series
March 30, 2021
Staind Releasing New Album ‘Live: It’s Been Awhile’ 5/7, Announce Two-Part Global Streaming Series

In 2019, Staind reunited after a five-year hiatus for a few shows that were to be the precursor to a heavy year of touring in 2020 … only for the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream the Debut Album from Smith/Kotzen (Adrian Smith of Iron Maiden + Richie Kotzen)
March 26, 2021
Out Now: Stream the Debut Album from Smith/Kotzen (Adrian Smith of Iron Maiden + Richie Kotzen)

Two titans of hard rock history converged before the COVID-19 pandemic to forge a new musical partnership, and Smith/Kotzen was born. Combining the talents of guitarist Adrian Smith of Iron...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer to Play ‘OK Human Live’ Streaming Concert Event with Los Angeles Philharmonic & YOLA 4/16 & 4/17
March 25, 2021
Weezer to Play ‘OK Human Live’ Streaming Concert Event with Los Angeles Philharmonic & YOLA 4/16 & 4/17

On January 28, alt/rock kings Weezer released OK Human, a new studio album that exchanged the band’s customary electric guitar riffs for pianos, strings and intimate compositions; it was a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Celebratory 74th Birthday Toast to Sir Elton John
March 24, 2021
A Celebratory 74th Birthday Toast to Sir Elton John

Today, March 25, Reginald Kenneth Dwight — better known as Sir Elton John — is celebrating another trip around the sun — his 74th, in fact! It’s time for a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out 4/16: Freda Payne ‘Let There Be Love,’ a Jazz Duets Album ft. Johnny Mathis, Dee Dee Bridgewater and More
March 24, 2021
Out 4/16: Freda Payne ‘Let There Be Love,’ a Jazz Duets Album ft. Johnny Mathis, Dee Dee Bridgewater and More

Next month, renowned singer/actress Freda Payne (best known musically for 1970’s “Band of Gold”) will release Let There Be Love, a traditional jazz album. It will be her first album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Attention: Mick Jagger Introduced the World to His New Friend, an Adorably Camera-Shy Black Cat Named Nero
March 24, 2021
Attention: Mick Jagger Introduced the World to His New Friend, an Adorably Camera-Shy Black Cat Named Nero

At 77 years old, Mick Jagger is many things: Front man of one of the most important musical groups to ever exist and an enduring icon of the utmost degree,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Shares ‘Only a Song,’ from New Album ‘Latest Record Project: Volume 1′ Out 5/7
March 23, 2021
Van Morrison Shares ‘Only a Song,’ from New Album ‘Latest Record Project: Volume 1′ Out 5/7

Van Morrison gearing up to release a new double-album, his first music releases since a series of rather blunt “anti-lockdown” songs pushing back against COVID-19 restrictions put in place by the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John’s Annual Oscars Pre-Party is Going Virtual with Dua Lipa & Neil Patrick Harris on 4/25
March 22, 2021
Elton John’s Annual Oscars Pre-Party is Going Virtual with Dua Lipa & Neil Patrick Harris on 4/25

With the 93rd Academy Awards coming up on Sunday, April 25 — the new date of the festivities, after originally being rescheduled from Feb. 28 due to the COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Oates and ‘Saxsquatch’ — Yes, He’s Real — Team Up for a Reinvented ‘Maneater’ Music Video
March 22, 2021
Watch John Oates and ‘Saxsquatch’ — Yes, He’s Real — Team Up for a Reinvented ‘Maneater’ Music Video

You’ve heard of Sasquatch, the mythical hairy beast said to lurk in the forest — but have you heard of Saxsquatch? Let this be your introduction … and what an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Paul Stanley of KISS Flexes His Musical Muscle with ‘Now and Then’ Album (Listen)
March 18, 2021
Out Now: Paul Stanley of KISS Flexes His Musical Muscle with ‘Now and Then’ Album (Listen)

KISS legend Paul Stanley wants to make one thing abundantly clear with his new album as Paul Stanley’s Soul Station, Now and Then, in which he and an accomplished ensemble...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Ringo Starr Has a Blast with New ‘Zoom In’ EP ft. Pals Paul McCartney, Finneas, Sheryl Crow, Dave Grohl, Steve Lukather & More (Listen)
March 18, 2021
Out Now: Ringo Starr Has a Blast with New ‘Zoom In’ EP ft. Pals Paul McCartney, Finneas, Sheryl Crow, Dave Grohl, Steve Lukather & More (Listen)

Zoom In is the title of the brand new EP from Ringo Starr out today, and it’s safe to say the Beatles legend made the most out its five new songs....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young
March 18, 2021
Sat. 3/20: ‘All Together Now –LA2’ Online Charity Concert Event to Premiere The Tribe’s ‘Get Together’ Music Video Featuring Jesse Colin Young

This coming Saturday, March 20, a host of celebrities, musicians, entertainers, and more will join forces for All Together Now – LA2, a very special online all-star concert event and telethon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Moves 2021 Event to Halloween Weekend
March 18, 2021
Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Moves 2021 Event to Halloween Weekend

San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival was among the many cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the festival went ahead and detailed its 2021 show...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Moving from October 2021 to April 2022, Per ‘Variety’ Report
March 18, 2021
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Moving from October 2021 to April 2022, Per ‘Variety’ Report

After a 2020 that came with delays and cancellations — and the various headaches associated with refunds and those who had already purchased tickets — organizers of the Coachella Valley...

Rock Cellar Magazine | St. Patrick’s Day Live Streams to Watch: Bob Weir, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, U2
March 17, 2021
St. Patrick’s Day Live Streams to Watch: Bob Weir, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, U2

It’s March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day, otherwise known as the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, a day commonly known to the masses (at least...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac’ Streaming Event Coming 4/24
March 16, 2021
‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac’ Streaming Event Coming 4/24

On Feb. 25, 2020, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 4/25 from Los Angeles
March 15, 2021
2021 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 4/25 from Los Angeles

The official list of nominations for the 2021 Academy Awards was announced early Monday, ahead of the Oscars ceremony/broadcast, which is scheduled for April 25 from the Dolby Theatre and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Imagine Dragons Return with Two New Songs; Stream ‘Cutthroat’ and ‘Follow You,’ Band’s First Music Since 2018
March 12, 2021
Imagine Dragons Return with Two New Songs; Stream ‘Cutthroat’ and ‘Follow You,’ Band’s First Music Since 2018

Few bands have reigned as high on the alt/pop charts over the past decade than Imagine Dragons — 40 million record sales worldwide and a number of still-inescapable radio hits...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Korn Details Global Streaming Event ‘KORN: MONUMENTAL’ 4/24, from the Set of ‘Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience’
March 12, 2021
Korn Details Global Streaming Event ‘KORN: MONUMENTAL’ 4/24, from the Set of ‘Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience’

On April 24, long-running hard rock/metal band Korn will host KORN: MONUMENTAL, an immersive global live stream event from the set of Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience, promising a selection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)
March 11, 2021
Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)

Paul Stanley gets “souled out” with his spectacular 15-piece band Soul Station on their debut album Now and Then, which is out on March 19. While it may come as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: America’s Gerry Beckley Looks Forward and Back on His New Solo Set, ‘Keeping the Light On’
March 11, 2021
I’m Still Standing: America’s Gerry Beckley Looks Forward and Back on His New Solo Set, ‘Keeping the Light On’

Singer-songwriter Gerry Beckley of the band America has hardly slowed down during the pandemic. He and Dewey Bunnell celebrated America’s 50th anniversary in 2020 with an eight-disc box set (click...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Life is Beautiful Announces Fall 2021 Festival Lineup in Las Vegas: Billie Eilish, Green Day Tame Impala, More
March 10, 2021
Life is Beautiful Announces Fall 2021 Festival Lineup in Las Vegas: Billie Eilish, Green Day Tame Impala, More

On Wednesday, The Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival announced a lineup for a Fall 2021 event, which will hopefully take place assuming the status of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Singer Jose Figueroa Jr. Impress ‘The Voice’ Judges by Belting Billy Vera & The Beaters’ ‘At This Moment’
March 10, 2021
Watch Singer Jose Figueroa Jr. Impress ‘The Voice’ Judges by Belting Billy Vera & The Beaters’ ‘At This Moment’

“At This Moment,” the 1987 No. 1 hit made famous by Billy Vera & The Beaters, was recently brought back into the limelight thanks to a powerhouse performance from Florida-based...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This St. Patrick’s Day, Watch Flogging Molly Play a Live Stream Gig from Whelan’s Irish Pub in Dublin
March 10, 2021
This St. Patrick’s Day, Watch Flogging Molly Play a Live Stream Gig from Whelan’s Irish Pub in Dublin

Flogging Molly, the Irish/American seven-piece Celtic punk rabble-rousing ensemble, wanted to do something authentic for St. Patrick’s Day 2021 — so the band will be traveling to Dublin, Ireland, to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smith/Kotzen (Richie Kotzen & Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith) Debut New Single ‘Running’; LP Out 3/26
March 10, 2021
Smith/Kotzen (Richie Kotzen & Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith) Debut New Single ‘Running’; LP Out 3/26

Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith and fellow guitarist Richie Kotzen (he of a prolific solo career and stints with Poison and Mr. Big) recently announced a new project, Smith/Kotzen, and will release their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mindi Abair: New ‘Best Of’ Album Coming 4/2; Special Facebook Live Album Pre-Release Event Tonight 3/9
March 9, 2021
Mindi Abair: New ‘Best Of’ Album Coming 4/2; Special Facebook Live Album Pre-Release Event Tonight 3/9

Mindi Abair, renowned saxophonist/vocalist/author who served as the featured sax player on American Idol for two seasons among many other accomplishments (including a nomination for the 2021 Blues Music Award for Best...

Rock Cellar Magazine | It’s 311 Day: Did You Catch the Unexpected ‘Amber’ Reference in the ‘WandaVision’ Series Finale?
March 8, 2021
It’s 311 Day: Did You Catch the Unexpected ‘Amber’ Reference in the ‘WandaVision’ Series Finale?

This Thursday, March 11, is 311 Day, the annual celebration of the long-running rap/rock/reggae band 311. The Los-Angeles-by-way-of-Omaha ensemble has cultivated a dedicated fan base over the years, a testament...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Keith Goodwin, Zac Brown, Jason Mraz & KT Tunstall Team Up on ‘I Know What Love Is (Because of You)’ for MusiCares
March 8, 2021
Keith Goodwin, Zac Brown, Jason Mraz & KT Tunstall Team Up on ‘I Know What Love Is (Because of You)’ for MusiCares

“I Know What Love Is (Because of You)” is a new collaborative single supporting MusiCares and featuring the combined talents of Keith Goodwin (of Good Old War), Zac Brown, Jason...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 Grammy Awards Performers: Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, BTS, John Mayer, Black Pumas, Haim, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift and More
March 8, 2021
2021 Grammy Awards Performers: Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, BTS, John Mayer, Black Pumas, Haim, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift and More

This coming Sunday, March 14, the 2021 Grammy Awards will air on CBS. This year’s show was pushed back from its original Jan. 31 date by the COVID-19 pandemic, but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Seven,’ an Intriguing New ‘Thrash-Jazz’ Album from Pianist/Songwriter/Heavy Metal Fan Cameron Graves
March 4, 2021
Out Now: ‘Seven,’ an Intriguing New ‘Thrash-Jazz’ Album from Pianist/Songwriter/Heavy Metal Fan Cameron Graves

Seven is the title of a new album from Cameron Graves, a pianist/composer/songwriter/heavy metal enthusiast with a self-described style of “thrash-jazz.” It was released on Feb. 19 via Artistry Music/Mack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Bonamassa to Play Fan-Curated Live Stream Gig at Austin City Limits Live on 4/1 (Tickets On Sale Now)
March 3, 2021
Joe Bonamassa to Play Fan-Curated Live Stream Gig at Austin City Limits Live on 4/1 (Tickets On Sale Now)

Celebrated blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa is hosting a pay-per-view live stream concert event from Austin City Limits Live on April 1, but this is more than just another live stream...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Details New Double-LP ‘Latest Record Project: Volume 1,’ Shares Meta Title Track (Listen)
March 3, 2021
Van Morrison Details New Double-LP ‘Latest Record Project: Volume 1,’ Shares Meta Title Track (Listen)

Van Morrison is releasing new music soon, his first since a series of rather blunt “anti-lockdown” songs pushing back against COVID-19 restrictions put in place by the U.K. government. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Induction Ceremony Returning to Cleveland, Set for 10/30
March 2, 2021
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Induction Ceremony Returning to Cleveland, Set for 10/30

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced on Tuesday that the 36th Annual Induction Ceremony is set for Oct. 30, 2021, and will return to Cleveland, Ohio, where it...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dee Snider Sing Nazareth’s ‘Love Hurts’ in a Genre-Hopping New Video from ‘Rock Me Amadeus’
March 1, 2021
Watch Dee Snider Sing Nazareth’s ‘Love Hurts’ in a Genre-Hopping New Video from ‘Rock Me Amadeus’

Rock Me Amadeus is a new production from opera singer Alyson Cambridge and guitarist Tony Bruno, currently slated for a Fall 2021 open at Broadway in New York City (if...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Uplifting New Video for ‘Hold On’ by Tin Drum, ft. Mary Harris & Burleigh Drummond of Ambrosia
March 1, 2021
Watch the Uplifting New Video for ‘Hold On’ by Tin Drum, ft. Mary Harris & Burleigh Drummond of Ambrosia

Tin Drum is the “family band” project of musically inclined husband/wife team Burleigh Drummond and Mary Harris, both members of esteemed Los Angeles yacht rock band Ambrosia. “Hold On” is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Rock ‘N’ Relief’ Live Stream 3/5-6: Watch Foo Fighters, Sheryl Crow, Sammy Hagar, More in Charity Stream from Linda Perry & Sean Penn
March 1, 2021
‘Rock ‘N’ Relief’ Live Stream 3/5-6: Watch Foo Fighters, Sheryl Crow, Sammy Hagar, More in Charity Stream from Linda Perry & Sean Penn

Rock ‘N’ Relief is a two-day benefit live stream series coming up this week, March 5 and 6, from music industry icon/producer/songwriter Linda Perry and CORE Community Organized Relief Effort),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Marianne Faithfull: Hear ‘She Walks in Beauty,’ a Preview of Her New Album with Warren Ellis (ft. NIck Cave, Brian Eno and Vincent Ségal)
March 1, 2021
Marianne Faithfull: Hear ‘She Walks in Beauty,’ a Preview of Her New Album with Warren Ellis (ft. NIck Cave, Brian Eno and Vincent Ségal)

On April 30, Marianne Faithfull will release a new album, and She Walks In Beauty sounds like an especially compelling concept record. Featuring Faithfull’s spoken-word narration, the album will feature...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Trip to the Woods with Butta B-Rocka (ft. Homer Mc) for an ‘Alice in Wonderland’-Inspired Video for ‘Strange Luv’
March 1, 2021
Take a Trip to the Woods with Butta B-Rocka (ft. Homer Mc) for an ‘Alice in Wonderland’-Inspired Video for ‘Strange Luv’

“Strange Luv” is a new single from Butta B-Rocka, the musical name of Oleathia Robinson, an accomplished singer/songwriter/actor/model with a style all her own. Her various exploits and accomplishments have...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Weller Shares ‘Cosmic Fringes,’ a Flashy Music Video Previewing His New Album ‘Fat Pop (Volume 1)’ Out 5/14
February 25, 2021
Paul Weller Shares ‘Cosmic Fringes,’ a Flashy Music Video Previewing His New Album ‘Fat Pop (Volume 1)’ Out 5/14

Paul Weller felt especially motivated in 2020, even after a global pandemic forced the cancellation of his planned tour dates in support of his prolific career and latest album, On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with Steven Tyler & Billy Gibbons’ Performance of ‘Rattlesnake Shake’
February 25, 2021
Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with Steven Tyler & Billy Gibbons’ Performance of ‘Rattlesnake Shake’

One year ago today — Feb. 25, 2020, just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down — Mick Fleetwood and an assortment of his fellow music legends gathered at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Smith/Kotzen (Richie Kotzen & Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith) Share New Video for the Soaring ‘Scars’
February 24, 2021
Smith/Kotzen (Richie Kotzen & Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith) Share New Video for the Soaring ‘Scars’

Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith and fellow guitarist Richie Kotzen (he of a prolific solo career and stints with Poison and Mr. Big) recently announced a new project, Smith/Kotzen, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dropkick Murphys Announce ‘Turn Up That Dial’ Album, Share ‘Middle Finger’; Free St. Patrick’s Day Live Stream Gig 3/17
February 23, 2021
Dropkick Murphys Announce ‘Turn Up That Dial’ Album, Share ‘Middle Finger’; Free St. Patrick’s Day Live Stream Gig 3/17

Boston punk rabble-rousers the Dropkick Murphys will release a new studio album, Turn Up That Dial, on April 30. It’ll be the band’s 10th studio album to date and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dinosaur Jr.: New Album ‘Sweep It Into Space’ Out 4/23; Stream ‘I Ran Away’ (ft. Kurt Vile on 12-String Guitar)
February 23, 2021
Dinosaur Jr.: New Album ‘Sweep It Into Space’ Out 4/23; Stream ‘I Ran Away’ (ft. Kurt Vile on 12-String Guitar)

On April 23, Dinosaur Jr. will return with a new album, Sweep It Into Space, released via Jagjaguwar. It’ll be the celebrated and influential alt/indie band’s 12th studio album and...

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 | Add Some ‘Punk Rock Aerobics’ to Your Routine with Green Day’s New Video for ‘Here Comes the Shock’
February 22, 2021
Add Some ‘Punk Rock Aerobics’ to Your Routine with Green Day’s New Video for ‘Here Comes the Shock’

Green Day debuted a new song/video over the weekend, part of the group‘s continued collaboration with the National Hockey League, intended as part of the NHL’s outdoor game in Lake...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ever a Bastion of Humility, Dolly Parton Asked Tennessee to Stop Building a Statue in Her Honor
February 18, 2021
Ever a Bastion of Humility, Dolly Parton Asked Tennessee to Stop Building a Statue in Her Honor

There’s no other way to say it: We could all stand to be more like Dolly Parton. The country legend has been in the news frequently lately, and the latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen ‘Letter To You’ (Song-By-Song Breakdown)
February 16, 2021
Bruce Springsteen ‘Letter To You’ (Song-By-Song Breakdown)

The cycle of songs that form Letter To You, the new album from Bruce Springsteen, reveals a lot about his frame of mind. We’ve seen a flurry of activity from “The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees: The Go-Go’s, Foo Fighters, Carole King, Iron Maiden & More
February 10, 2021
2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees: The Go-Go’s, Foo Fighters, Carole King, Iron Maiden & More

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its official nominees list for the Class of 2021 on Wednesday, and it’s another eclectic mix of acts spanning decades, genres and...

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 | Hayley Williams Releasing New Album ‘FLOWERS for VASES / descansos,’ Out Friday 2/5
February 4, 2021
Hayley Williams Releasing New Album ‘FLOWERS for VASES / descansos,’ Out Friday 2/5

Surprise — Hayley Williams of Paramore has another new solo album due out imminently, the first release from the singer/songwriter since 2020’s captivating and cathartic Petals for Armor. FLOWERS for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Teaser Clip of Genesis Rehearsing for its Rescheduled U.K./Ireland Tour Currently Set for Fall 2021
February 3, 2021
Watch a Teaser Clip of Genesis Rehearsing for its Rescheduled U.K./Ireland Tour Currently Set for Fall 2021

Back in early March 2020, before the COVID-19 pandemic began its stranglehold over everything, Genesis announced something fans of the legendary band had anticipated for a while: a reunion tour called The Last Domino? It was subsequently...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Country Star Morgan Wallen Dropped by CMT + Radio, Record Deal Suspended After Racial Slur Video
February 3, 2021
Country Star Morgan Wallen Dropped by CMT + Radio, Record Deal Suspended After Racial Slur Video

Morgan Wallen, one of the most popular country/pop artists currently in the mainstream scene, landed in hot water this week when TMZ published a video of Wallen and his friends...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jimmy Eat World: ‘Phoenix Sessions’ Album Performance Streams Are a Must-Watch (‘Futures’ This Weekend, ‘Clarity’ Up Next)
January 29, 2021
Jimmy Eat World: ‘Phoenix Sessions’ Album Performance Streams Are a Must-Watch (‘Futures’ This Weekend, ‘Clarity’ Up Next)

Arizona-based alt/rock/indie band Jimmy Eat World amassed significant attention in the early 2000s with a string of solid albums, relentless touring and the earworm that was “The Middle” (from 2001’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Rising Three-Piece Band Levara is Ready to Make a Splash with Debut Album
January 29, 2021
Turn Me On: Rising Three-Piece Band Levara is Ready to Make a Splash with Debut Album

Levara is a three-piece rock band with some serious rock and roll resumes. Guitarist Trev Lukather is the son of Steve Lukather of Toto fame, while drummer Josh Devine was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer Cast the Guitars Aside — and Thrive — with the Intimate and Inspired ‘OK Human’ (Album Review)
January 28, 2021
Weezer Cast the Guitars Aside — and Thrive — with the Intimate and Inspired ‘OK Human’ (Album Review)

Rivers Cuomo and his pals in Weezer are back with a new album, but don’t hit play on OK Human expecting anything remotely close to “Hash Pipe,” “Pork and Beans,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall and John Oates Announce Rescheduled 2021 Summer Tour Dates with Squeeze and KT Tunstall
January 28, 2021
Daryl Hall and John Oates Announce Rescheduled 2021 Summer Tour Dates with Squeeze and KT Tunstall

Like so much else upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, Daryl Hall and John Oates had to postpone their planned 2020 summer tour in the name of safety and public health....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Steve Lukather’s New Video for ‘I Found the Sun Again,’ Solo Album Out 2/26
January 27, 2021
Watch Steve Lukather’s New Video for ‘I Found the Sun Again,’ Solo Album Out 2/26

Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams of Toto both have new solo albums coming on Feb. 26, 2021. Lukather recently premiered a video for “I Found the Sun Again,” one of the pre-release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden) & Richie Kotzen Form Smith/Kotzen, Debut New Song ‘Taking My Chances’
January 27, 2021
Adrian Smith (Iron Maiden) & Richie Kotzen Form Smith/Kotzen, Debut New Song ‘Taking My Chances’

Iron Maiden guitarist Adrian Smith has teamed up with fellow shredder Richie Kotzen (he of a prolific solo career and stints with Poison and Mr. Big) for a new project,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)
January 25, 2021
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)

With a return to live concerts still a ways away due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dan Levy and Phoebe Bridgers, Stars of 2020 Quarantine Entertainment, to Host and Play ‘Saturday Night Live’ on 2/6 Respectively
January 22, 2021
Dan Levy and Phoebe Bridgers, Stars of 2020 Quarantine Entertainment, to Host and Play ‘Saturday Night Live’ on 2/6 Respectively

On Friday, NBC announced the first three 2021 episodes of Saturday Night Live … and Feb. 6 is going to be a good one. The host of that week’s episode...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Weezer Goes Analog with New Song/Video ‘All My Favorite Songs’ — ‘OK Human’ LP Coming 1/29
January 21, 2021
Weezer Goes Analog with New Song/Video ‘All My Favorite Songs’ — ‘OK Human’ LP Coming 1/29

As promised earlier in the week, Weezer premiered a new song titled “All My Favorite Songs” late Wednesday night/early Thursday, the first track shared off the alt/rock/pop band‘s new record,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Amazing Tico the Parrot Sing Along to Classics from Van Halen, Led Zeppelin, the Beatles, and More
January 20, 2021
Watch the Amazing Tico the Parrot Sing Along to Classics from Van Halen, Led Zeppelin, the Beatles, and More

Meet Tico. He’s a singing parrot. His owner, Frank Maglio, plays classic rock songs on acoustic guitar — quite well, we should point out — and Tico sings along. It’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Immediate Family’s Russ Kunkel + Leland Sklar Talk Shop in a Three-Part Interview Hosted by Don Lombardi of DrumChannel.com
January 19, 2021
Watch The Immediate Family’s Russ Kunkel + Leland Sklar Talk Shop in a Three-Part Interview Hosted by Don Lombardi of DrumChannel.com

Russ Kunkel and Leland Sklar, both of the rock and roll supergroup The Immediate Family, took part in a new, three-part video series that premiered on DrumChannel.com this week. Hosted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Waters Reinvents ‘The Gunner’s Dream’ (from ‘The Final Cut’) in New Video Shared on MLK Day
January 18, 2021
Roger Waters Reinvents ‘The Gunner’s Dream’ (from ‘The Final Cut’) in New Video Shared on MLK Day

On Monday, Roger Waters shared a new video for a performance of “The Gunner’s Dream,” a song from Pink Floyd‘s 1983 album The Final Cut (which marked his final album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Spector Issues Statement About Phil Spector’s Death: ‘He Was a Brilliant Producer, But a Lousy Husband’
January 18, 2021
Ronnie Spector Issues Statement About Phil Spector’s Death: ‘He Was a Brilliant Producer, But a Lousy Husband’

On Sunday, news came through that legendary producer-turned-convicted-murder Phil Spector had passed away in prison at the age of 81. TMZ updated the story with a report that Spector had died...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Spend Valentine’s Day with Rick Springfield and His ‘Orchestrating My Life’ Pay-Per-View Event
January 14, 2021
Spend Valentine’s Day with Rick Springfield and His ‘Orchestrating My Life’ Pay-Per-View Event

What are you doing for Valentine’s Day? Given the state of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s probably safe to assume you’ll be at home … and if you are, and you...

Rock Cellar Magazine | SXSW Details Online 2021 Event (3/16-3/20), Featuring Willie Nelson as Keynote Speaker (Registration Open Now)
January 14, 2021
SXSW Details Online 2021 Event (3/16-3/20), Featuring Willie Nelson as Keynote Speaker (Registration Open Now)

This March, the South by Southwest festival will be reimagined as SXSW Online, a “premier digital experience,” rather than the massive in-person event that would otherwise take place in and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Bridges Shares Lymphoma Treatment Update: He’s ‘Elated’ After Tumor Has ‘Drastically Shrunk’
January 14, 2021
Jeff Bridges Shares Lymphoma Treatment Update: He’s ‘Elated’ After Tumor Has ‘Drastically Shrunk’

Beloved actor/activist/musician Jeff Bridges has issued another update on his website and social media channels regarding his ongoing treatment for lymphoma, and the latest update is a good one: He...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RIP Master Illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher of Siegfried & Roy, Who Has Died at 81
January 14, 2021
RIP Master Illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher of Siegfried & Roy, Who Has Died at 81

Siegfried Fischbacher, one half of the legendary illusionist duo and Las Vegas mainstay Siegfried and Roy, has passed away at the age of 81 after a fight with pancreatic cancer....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Can Live Concerts/Events Return in 2021? Dr. Fauci Says Yes — Under Certain Circumstances
January 12, 2021
Can Live Concerts/Events Return in 2021? Dr. Fauci Says Yes — Under Certain Circumstances

It hasn’t even been a year since live concerts, events, and public gatherings ground to a sudden halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but to some it feels like even...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Danny Elfman Starts 2021 with a Deeply Nightmarish New Song/Video for ‘Sorry’
January 11, 2021
Danny Elfman Starts 2021 with a Deeply Nightmarish New Song/Video for ‘Sorry’

Back in late October, Danny Elfman, the renowned composer/musician with a particular penchant for the irreverent, shared a new song titled “Happy.” It was … exceedingly strange and perfectly timed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Crowes Detail 30th Anniversary ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ Set Out 2/26; Premiere ‘Charming Mess’
January 8, 2021
The Black Crowes Detail 30th Anniversary ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ Set Out 2/26; Premiere ‘Charming Mess’

2020 was supposed to be a big year for The Black Crowes, as the blues/rock band helmed by brothers Chris and Rich Robinson was going to tour heavily in support...

Rock Cellar Magazine | NAMM Readying Believe in Music Week Global Event 1/18-1/22 in Place of In-Person NAMM Show 2021
January 7, 2021
NAMM Readying Believe in Music Week Global Event 1/18-1/22 in Place of In-Person NAMM Show 2021

Under normal circumstances, companies and retailers across the music industry (including Rock Cellar) would be busy right now, finalizing plans for the winter NAMM Show, the international trade show that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Peart, One Year Later: Rush Drummer Remembered by Widow Carrie and Band Mates Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson in ‘Rolling Stone’ Chat
January 7, 2021
Neil Peart, One Year Later: Rush Drummer Remembered by Widow Carrie and Band Mates Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson in ‘Rolling Stone’ Chat

Today, Jan. 7, 2021, marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of Neil Peart, the highly esteemed drummer of Canadian prog-rock trio Rush. His death at age 67 came after...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael McDonald Playing ‘Home Alone 2 – Birthday Bash: A Party of One’ Live Stream Concert 2/12 (Tickets/Info)
January 6, 2021
Michael McDonald Playing ‘Home Alone 2 – Birthday Bash: A Party of One’ Live Stream Concert 2/12 (Tickets/Info)

On Feb. 12, renowned singer/songwriter/recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Michael McDonald will throw himself a lavish 69th birthday party with Home Alone 2 — Birthday Bash: A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Earshot Returns with ‘Been a Long Time,’ an Energetic Rocker Recorded Remotely During Quarantine
January 4, 2021
Earshot Returns with ‘Been a Long Time,’ an Energetic Rocker Recorded Remotely During Quarantine

Earshot, a Los Angeles-based hard-rock band that enjoyed a burst of success in 2002 with its debut album Letting Go (“Get Away” was a hit on U.S. rock charts, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2020, Summed Up with a Simple and Perfect Ramones ‘I Wanna Be Sedated’ Meme
December 31, 2020
2020, Summed Up with a Simple and Perfect Ramones ‘I Wanna Be Sedated’ Meme

Look, the past year has been a tremendous struggle for everybody. Whether due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions/lockdowns upending our concept of “normal” to all of those who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Reiterates Safety Precautions Ahead of ‘KISS 2020 Goodbye’ New Year’s Eve Live Stream Event from Dubai
December 28, 2020
KISS Reiterates Safety Precautions Ahead of ‘KISS 2020 Goodbye’ New Year’s Eve Live Stream Event from Dubai

KISS recently detailed its massive plans to give 2020 the send-off it deserves: An explosive, pay-per-view concert streaming event titled KISS 2020 Goodbye. The legendary hard-rock band wants to help everybody...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Twitter Phenomenon Dionne Warwick Has Her Own Billboard in NYC, Offering Sage Advice for 2021
December 23, 2020
Twitter Phenomenon Dionne Warwick Has Her Own Billboard in NYC, Offering Sage Advice for 2021

It’s a simple message, put out to the world by the incomparable Dionne Warwick in mid-December. The 80-year-old singer/entertainer/legend has had an official Twitter account for years, but a recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Shares Animated Video for ‘When Winter Comes,’ the Song that Effectively Began ‘McCartney III’
December 22, 2020
Paul McCartney Shares Animated Video for ‘When Winter Comes,’ the Song that Effectively Began ‘McCartney III’

McCartney III, the new studio album from Sir Paul McCartney that was written, recorded and produced entirely by the beloved Beatles legend, was released last Friday — the result of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020
December 22, 2020
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2021 (and hopefully a return to our “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic made impossible...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 72nd Birthday to Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen (Watch His Birthday Bash Live Stream with the Nielsen Trust Tonight 12/22)
December 22, 2020
Happy 72nd Birthday to Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen (Watch His Birthday Bash Live Stream with the Nielsen Trust Tonight 12/22)

Today, Dec. 22,  Rick Nielsen — the iconic and influential guitarist of power pop legends Cheap Trick — celebrates his 72nd birthday. To celebrate the occasion while staying safe at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Congress Coronavirus Relief Package Allocates $15B to Independent Live Music Venues/Theaters, Incorporating #SaveOurStages Act
December 21, 2020
Congress Coronavirus Relief Package Allocates $15B to Independent Live Music Venues/Theaters, Incorporating #SaveOurStages Act

In news that couldn’t come at a better time for the thousands of independent music venues and theaters forced to shutter for much of 2020, the new bipartisan coronavirus relief...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Six-Minute Sneak Peek of Peter Jackson’s Anticipated ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary
December 21, 2020
Watch a Six-Minute Sneak Peek of Peter Jackson’s Anticipated ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary

It’s Christmas week, and with it comes a special treat for fans of John, Paul, George, and Ringo — and anybody looking forward to  The Beatles: Get Back, the anticipated...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr Shares New Video for ‘Here’s to the Nights,’ His Star-Filled New Song Written by Diane Warren
December 18, 2020
Ringo Starr Shares New Video for ‘Here’s to the Nights,’ His Star-Filled New Song Written by Diane Warren

Earlier this week, Ringo Starr shared a new song titled “Here’s to the Nights,” a new composition written by Diane Warren. Lyrically, the song is one of hope and uplift...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Paul McCartney Adds to His Legacy with Strong New Album ‘McCartney III’ (Listen/Buy)
December 17, 2020
Out Now: Paul McCartney Adds to His Legacy with Strong New Album ‘McCartney III’ (Listen/Buy)

Sir Paul McCartney chose the final weeks of 2020 to release his new album … and now, finally, McCartney III is here. The record, which follows in the footsteps of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 12/18: Barenaked Ladies Hosting ‘A Very Virtual Christmas’ Live Stream Concert Event
December 16, 2020
12/18: Barenaked Ladies Hosting ‘A Very Virtual Christmas’ Live Stream Concert Event

This Friday, Dec. 18, long-running Canadian rock/pop band Barenaked Ladies will host a special holiday-themed A Very Virtual Christmas live stream event. The show will go live at 9 p.m....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tonight 12/16: Don’t Miss the ‘CMT Remembers Charley Pride’ Special (Premiering 8 p.m. ET)
December 16, 2020
Tonight 12/16: Don’t Miss the ‘CMT Remembers Charley Pride’ Special (Premiering 8 p.m. ET)

On Dec. 12, the country music community mourned the passing of Charley Pride. The 86-year-old trailblazer and first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame passed away due...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Foo Fighters’ Rockin’ Cover of Chuck Berry’s ‘Run Rudolph Run;’ New Amazon Music Holiday Gig Streaming Now
December 16, 2020
Hear the Foo Fighters’ Rockin’ Cover of Chuck Berry’s ‘Run Rudolph Run;’ New Amazon Music Holiday Gig Streaming Now

On Tuesday night, Amazon Prime Video premiered a special Amazon Music Holiday Plays concert featuring the Foo Fighters. Filmed recently at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, the special Yuletide...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Tame Impala’s Eye-Popping (and Flashy) Video for ‘Breathe Deeper,’ from 2020’s Acclaimed ‘The Slow Rush’
December 15, 2020
Watch Tame Impala’s Eye-Popping (and Flashy) Video for ‘Breathe Deeper,’ from 2020’s Acclaimed ‘The Slow Rush’

Back in February 2020, a month or so before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold and changed the course of the months to come, Kevin Parker, mastermind of the indie/psychedelic band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Bridges Updates Cancer Battle: ‘Feeling Good,’ He Shaved His Head and Adopted a Puppy
December 15, 2020
Jeff Bridges Updates Cancer Battle: ‘Feeling Good,’ He Shaved His Head and Adopted a Puppy

Back in October, actor/activist/musician Jeff Bridges revealed to the world that he had begun a fight against lymphoma, announcing the news with a statement on social media: I’m profoundly grateful for the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | December 2020 Issue
December 14, 2020
December 2020 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our December2020 features. Gordon Lightfoot on ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ Documentary, Live Stream Concert 12/18 and the Long Road He’s Traveled (The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘CMT Remembers Charley Pride’ Special to Air 12/16 in Tribute to Late Country Legend
December 14, 2020
‘CMT Remembers Charley Pride’ Special to Air 12/16 in Tribute to Late Country Legend

This past weekend’s news that country legend Charley Pride passed away at 86 due to complications from the coronavirus hit the music community hard. In recognition of Pride’s influence, impact...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir & Wolf Bros. Announce New Year’s Eve Live Stream Concert ft. Jeff Chimenti & Greg Leisz
December 14, 2020
Bob Weir & Wolf Bros. Announce New Year’s Eve Live Stream Concert ft. Jeff Chimenti & Greg Leisz

This Dec. 31, we’ll all be stuck in our homes as we prepare to cast 2020 aside and look ahead to 2021 — and fans of Bob Weir & Wolf...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Play ‘Letter To You’ Songs ‘Ghosts’ & ‘I’ll See You In My Dreams’ on ‘SNL’
December 14, 2020
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Play ‘Letter To You’ Songs ‘Ghosts’ & ‘I’ll See You In My Dreams’ on ‘SNL’

Bruce Springsteen & the Street Band took the stage at Saturday Night Live this past weekend for a pair of performances, the first public live performances of songs from Springsteen’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘evermore,’ Taylor Swift’s Surprise ‘folklore’ Companion Album (and Birthday Gift to Herself) ft. The National, Haim & Bon Iver (Listen)
December 11, 2020
Out Now: ‘evermore,’ Taylor Swift’s Surprise ‘folklore’ Companion Album (and Birthday Gift to Herself) ft. The National, Haim & Bon Iver (Listen)

Credit where it’s due: Taylor Swift has maintained an impossibly prolific 2020, despite everything else going on and the world thrown into chaos by the COVID-19 pandemic. First, she surprise-released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Less Than Jake: Ska/Punk Vets’ New Album ‘Silver Linings’ Out Now, Live Stream Concert Tonight 12/11
December 11, 2020
Less Than Jake: Ska/Punk Vets’ New Album ‘Silver Linings’ Out Now, Live Stream Concert Tonight 12/11

Gainesville, Florida’s own Less Than Jake returned on Friday with a new album titled Silver Linings. It’s the veteran ska-punk band‘s ninth studio album to date, and comes with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch 12/11-12/13: Cyndi Lauper, Brandi Carlile, Goo Goo Dolls, VetsAid, Andrea Bocelli, 311, Gorillaz, Harry Shearer/Judith Owen, Less Than Jake & More
December 10, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch 12/11-12/13: Cyndi Lauper, Brandi Carlile, Goo Goo Dolls, VetsAid, Andrea Bocelli, 311, Gorillaz, Harry Shearer/Judith Owen, Less Than Jake & More

This weekend, Dec. 11 – 13, brings with it music-related live stream concerts spanning genres and eras, so with COVID-19 numbers spiking around the country it’s never been a better idea...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Hayley Williams and Her Band Play Three ‘Petals for Armor’ Songs in an Energetic NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
December 9, 2020
Watch Hayley Williams and Her Band Play Three ‘Petals for Armor’ Songs in an Energetic NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Released back in early May, Petals for Armor was a powerful, cohesive musical statement from Hayley Williams, her first solo album after years of records with the alt/indie-pop band Paramore....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grandson: Compelling ‘Death of an Optimist’ Album Out Now, Live Stream Event 12/17
December 8, 2020
Grandson: Compelling ‘Death of an Optimist’ Album Out Now, Live Stream Event 12/17

Grandson, the project name of Los Angeles-based artist Jordan Benjamin, has been tirelessly at work for much of the past couple of years. His focus led to a series of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gordon Lightfoot on ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ Documentary, Live Stream Concert 12/18 and the Long Road He’s Traveled (The Interview)
December 8, 2020
Gordon Lightfoot on ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ Documentary, Live Stream Concert 12/18 and the Long Road He’s Traveled (The Interview)

“Well, I don’t really like to remember,” legendary songwriter Gordon Lightfoot confesses at the outset of our conversation, and it hangs in the air for a bit, mostly owing to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 12/11: Harry Shearer & Judith Owen Present ‘A Very Virtual Christmas Without Tears’ Live Stream Fundraiser
December 7, 2020
12/11: Harry Shearer & Judith Owen Present ‘A Very Virtual Christmas Without Tears’ Live Stream Fundraiser

The Annual Christmas Without Tears Variety Charity celebrates its 15th year in 2020, but like everything else upended by the COVID-19 pandemic and the unprecedented difficulties presented by it this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jon Bon Jovi Drops Surprise ‘Jon Bon Jovi Christmas’ EP — Listen
December 7, 2020
Jon Bon Jovi Drops Surprise ‘Jon Bon Jovi Christmas’ EP — Listen

Jon Bon Jovi has a special holiday season treat for you: A new, three-song EP that he surprise-released to digital streaming platforms on Monday: An early gift from me to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Dave Mason Q&A — Re-Recording ‘Alone Together,’ Keeping Busy in Quarantine & Penning an Autobiography
December 7, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Dave Mason Q&A — Re-Recording ‘Alone Together,’ Keeping Busy in Quarantine & Penning an Autobiography

Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing, continues with our interview with singer-songwriter and guitarist Dave Mason, whose short tenure with Traffic produced the classic “Feelin’ Alright,” a song recorded by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley: KISS’ NYE Pay-Per-View Show Will Break Records, Use ‘A Million Dollars’ Worth of Pyro’ & More
December 7, 2020
Paul Stanley: KISS’ NYE Pay-Per-View Show Will Break Records, Use ‘A Million Dollars’ Worth of Pyro’ & More

2020 has been tough — but Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the rest of KISS have a pretty powerful way of sending this past year to the figurative trash bin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Monsters of Rock Cruise Shifts On Land for Operation Monster Beach 2021 with Alice Cooper, More (Full Details)
December 7, 2020
Monsters of Rock Cruise Shifts On Land for Operation Monster Beach 2021 with Alice Cooper, More (Full Details)

The Monsters of Rock Cruise is scheduled to take place in 2021 — but with a twist. For the tenth anniversary of the landmark music cruise, organizers have put together...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Revives the Network with 25-Track Opus, ‘Money Money 2020 Pt. II: We Told You So!’ (Listen)
December 4, 2020
Green Day Revives the Network with 25-Track Opus, ‘Money Money 2020 Pt. II: We Told You So!’ (Listen)

Like a blip of activity on a long-dormant radar, The Network came back to life in recent weeks. It’s the irreverent New Wave side project of Green Day‘s Billie Joe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Releases New ‘Voices of Hope’ Holiday Compilation Album
December 4, 2020
The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Releases New ‘Voices of Hope’ Holiday Compilation Album

The Valley Cultural Foundation, the leading arts organization in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County, has put together Voices of Hope: New Holiday Music from our Emerging Artist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch Dec. 4-6: Lindsey Buckingham, CatSong Festival (Yusuf/Cat Stevens Virtual Event), Liam Gallagher, Darlene Love, More
December 4, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch Dec. 4-6: Lindsey Buckingham, CatSong Festival (Yusuf/Cat Stevens Virtual Event), Liam Gallagher, Darlene Love, More

This weekend, Dec. 4 – 6, brings with it more music live stream concerts that ought to be of interest to fans of multiple genres and eras, so with COVID-19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Stand and Deliver,’ the Aggressive New Anti-Lockdown Song from Eric Clapton & Van Morrison
December 4, 2020
Hear ‘Stand and Deliver,’ the Aggressive New Anti-Lockdown Song from Eric Clapton & Van Morrison

Last week, music legends Eric Clapton and Van Morrison elicited strong reactions around the internet by announcing a new single, “Stand and Deliver,” a continuation of Van Morrison‘s recent string...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Todd Rundgren Details 2021 ‘Clearly Human’ Multi-City Virtual Tour (Tickets On Sale Now)
December 3, 2020
Todd Rundgren Details 2021 ‘Clearly Human’ Multi-City Virtual Tour (Tickets On Sale Now)

Leave it to Todd Rundgren to continually find ways to do new things, even in an era of extreme uncertainty and frustration caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Updates Don Henley’s ‘New York Minute’ with New Video
December 3, 2020
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Updates Don Henley’s ‘New York Minute’ with New Video

The Immediate Family, a venerable who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and Steve Postell (guitar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Styx’s New Video for ‘Too Much Time On My Hands,’ Premiered in Time for Wednesday’s Steelers Game
December 2, 2020
Watch Styx’s New Video for ‘Too Much Time On My Hands,’ Premiered in Time for Wednesday’s Steelers Game

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens battled it out in an NFL game that was postponed on Thanksgiving due to several players testing positive for COVID-19.  The delay...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Arctic Monkeys Share ‘Arabella’ Video Ahead of ‘Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ Album Out 12/4
December 2, 2020
Arctic Monkeys Share ‘Arabella’ Video Ahead of ‘Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ Album Out 12/4

This Friday, Dec. 4, esteemed English rockers Arctic Monkeys will release Live at the Royal Albert Hall, featuring recordings from the band’s June 2018 performance at the legendary venue. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kerry Ellis + Brian May (Queen) Share Festive New Song, ‘One Beautiful Christmas Day’ (Listen)
December 1, 2020
Kerry Ellis + Brian May (Queen) Share Festive New Song, ‘One Beautiful Christmas Day’ (Listen)

Kerry Ellis and Brian May have shared a warm new collaborative song, once again finding the English actor/singer/theatre performer known for roles in Wicked and We Will Rock You joining...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory Announces ‘Home for the Holidays’ Live Stream Gig 12/18, Shares New Song ‘December’s Here’
December 1, 2020
New Found Glory Announces ‘Home for the Holidays’ Live Stream Gig 12/18, Shares New Song ‘December’s Here’

Pop-punk vets New Found Glory have kept plenty busy this year, even as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the band (which spends a significant part of any year on the road)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Strokes Stage an Epic, Yet Futile, Baseball Battle Against Robots in ‘The Adults Are Talking’ Video
December 1, 2020
The Strokes Stage an Epic, Yet Futile, Baseball Battle Against Robots in ‘The Adults Are Talking’ Video

Robots pose a formidable threat to humans — at least that’s what science fiction and the Terminator films have shown us over the years. There are some who urge caution...

Rock Cellar Magazine | In Appreciation of The Matches’ 2003 Song ‘December is for Cynics,’ Truly the Anthem for the Final Month of 2020
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 | Phoebe Waller-Bridge (‘Fleabag’) Directed Phoebe Bridgers’ New ‘Savior Complex’ Video Starring Paul Mescal & an Adorable Dog Named Charlotte
December 1, 2020
Phoebe Waller-Bridge (‘Fleabag’) Directed Phoebe Bridgers’ New ‘Savior Complex’ Video Starring Paul Mescal & an Adorable Dog Named Charlotte

Well, it finally happened: Singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers teamed up with actor/writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge (0f the Netflix series Fleabag, among other roles) on a new project: A music video for “Savior...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Luke Spiller on the Struts’ Quarantine Album ‘Strange Days,’ Working with Def Leppard, Tom Morello, Robbie Williams & More
November 30, 2020
Q&A: Luke Spiller on the Struts’ Quarantine Album ‘Strange Days,’ Working with Def Leppard, Tom Morello, Robbie Williams & More

Luke Spiller tapped into the zeitgeist of the current pandemic when he wrote “Strange Days” on tour last summer. During the title track to The Struts’ vivacious third album, he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Primus to Host Special ‘Alive From Pachyderm Station’ Virtual Concert Event 12/11
November 30, 2020
Primus to Host Special ‘Alive From Pachyderm Station’ Virtual Concert Event 12/11

On Dec. 11, Les Claypool and his colleagues in Primus will stage a special virtual concert event, the irreverently (and appropriately) titled Alive From Pachyderm Station. The streaming concert came...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Take a Trip Through the Musical Mind of Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong with ‘No Fun Mondays’ Quarantine Covers Album
November 27, 2020
Out Now: Take a Trip Through the Musical Mind of Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong with ‘No Fun Mondays’ Quarantine Covers Album

To know Billie Joe Armstrong, front man of East Bay punk icons Green Day is to know one thing: He’s very much the product of his inspiration. That’s been abundant...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eric Clapton & Van Morrison Teaming Up on New Anti-Lockdown Song, ‘Stand and Deliver’ — Premiering 12/4
November 27, 2020
Eric Clapton & Van Morrison Teaming Up on New Anti-Lockdown Song, ‘Stand and Deliver’ — Premiering 12/4

Recent weeks have seen the premiere of a trio of aggressive and not-too-subtle “anti-lockdown” protest songs from Van Morrison, as the Irish songwriting legend has made no bones about his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green’ in Theaters in March; Blu-ray/LP in April
November 24, 2020
‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green’ in Theaters in March; Blu-ray/LP in April

On Feb. 25, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2021 GRAMMY Awards: Nominations Announced; Trevor Noah to Host Jan. 31 Event
November 24, 2020
2021 GRAMMY Awards: Nominations Announced; Trevor Noah to Host Jan. 31 Event

The 2021 GRAMMY Awards nominations were officially announced on Tuesday, along with the news that Trevor Noah of The Daily Show will host the ceremony, which is currently scheduled for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bon Jovi Streaming Special ‘On A Night Like This’ Concert Film on Facebook 11/27
November 23, 2020
Bon Jovi Streaming Special ‘On A Night Like This’ Concert Film on Facebook 11/27

This upcoming Friday, Nov. 27, unwind after the Thanksgiving holiday — safely — by staying in and watching On a Night Like This – Bon Jovi 2020, a special new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Foo Fighters Reminisce Over the Past 25 Years (and Roast Themselves) in New ‘Times Like Those’ Video
November 23, 2020
Watch Foo Fighters Reminisce Over the Past 25 Years (and Roast Themselves) in New ‘Times Like Those’ Video

2020 was supposed to be a big year for the Foo Fighters — it marked the 25th anniversary of when Dave Grohl officially launched his post-Nirvana band with a self-titled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Wave Band The Network (Definitely *Not* Green Day in Masks) Re-Emerge with New EP Ahead of LP Next Month
November 20, 2020
New Wave Band The Network (Definitely *Not* Green Day in Masks) Re-Emerge with New EP Ahead of LP Next Month

As expected after a series of hints on social media, The Network — the New Wave side project of Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt of Green Day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Less Than Jake: Ska/Punk Vets Releasing New Album ‘Silver Linings’ & Playing Live Stream Gig 12/11
November 20, 2020
Less Than Jake: Ska/Punk Vets Releasing New Album ‘Silver Linings’ & Playing Live Stream Gig 12/11

Gainesville, Florida‘s own Less Than Jake will release a new album titled Silver Linings on Dec. 11. It’ll be the ska/punk band’s ninth studio album to date and the follow-up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: A ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Album of Stripped-Down Songs from John Fogerty and His Kids (Listen/Buy)
November 20, 2020
Out Now: A ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Album of Stripped-Down Songs from John Fogerty and His Kids (Listen/Buy)

The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a pall on much of 2020 for most people, that goes without saying — but it marked a creative streak from rock icon John Fogerty,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Unleash ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Hosting Live Stream from the Troubadour Tonight 11/20
November 20, 2020
Out Now: Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Unleash ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Hosting Live Stream from the Troubadour Tonight 11/20

Wreckless Abandon may be a new album from the Dirty Knobs, featuring longtime Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell, but it is not a “new project” for Campbell....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell Q&A: On the Dirty Knobs’ ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Songwriting and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Legacy
November 19, 2020
Mike Campbell Q&A: On the Dirty Knobs’ ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Songwriting and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Legacy

For decades, Mike Campbell dutifully served as Tom Petty’s right hand man in the Heartbreakers, laying down scorching licks and co-writing some of the band’s most popular songs, namely “Refugee”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tonight 11/18: Stand Up for Heroes Live Stream: Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, Prince Harry & More, Hosted by Jon Stewart
November 18, 2020
Tonight 11/18: Stand Up for Heroes Live Stream: Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, Prince Harry & More, Hosted by Jon Stewart

For the first time in its 14-year history, Stand Up for Heroes, an annual production featuring the best and brightest names in music and comedy, will take place virtually. Set...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Tom & Jerry’ to Continue Battling in 2021 Film Blending Animation and Live Action (Watch the New Trailer)
November 17, 2020
‘Tom & Jerry’ to Continue Battling in 2021 Film Blending Animation and Live Action (Watch the New Trailer)

The back-and-forth between Tom Cat and Jerry Mouse, otherwise known as Tom & Jerry, began when William Hanna and Joseph Barbera put together the first short films in the series...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guitar Center to Officially File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Restructure Debt
November 17, 2020
Guitar Center to Officially File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Restructure Debt

Beloved retailer Guitar Center, which has been a principal player in the music community with more than 250 locations spread across the United States after being founded in 1959, recently...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Toto’s Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams Are Releasing Solo Albums on Feb. 26, 2021; Hosting Live Stream Gig 11/21
November 16, 2020
Toto’s Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams Are Releasing Solo Albums on Feb. 26, 2021; Hosting Live Stream Gig 11/21

Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams, longtime musical colleagues/band mates in Toto and close friends, will both release their own solo albums on Feb. 26, 2021 — and it should come...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Stop-Motion Video for ‘Irish Girl,’ from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs (LP Out This Friday 11/20)
November 16, 2020
Watch a New Stop-Motion Video for ‘Irish Girl,’ from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs (LP Out This Friday 11/20)

This Friday, Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs will release Wreckless Abandon, their debut full-length album that’s been in the works for a while and saw its initial Spring 2020...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Chris Stapleton’s New Album ‘Starting Over,’ ft. Contributions from Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench & More (Listen)
November 13, 2020
Out Now: Chris Stapleton’s New Album ‘Starting Over,’ ft. Contributions from Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench & More (Listen)

On Friday, acclaimed country/roots singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton released his fourth full-length album, Starting Over. The recording sessions for the record were completed in February, shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic threw everything...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Doors Launch Weekly YouTube Series of Unseen Archival Videos, a Fundraiser for NIVA & #SaveOurStages
November 13, 2020
The Doors Launch Weekly YouTube Series of Unseen Archival Videos, a Fundraiser for NIVA & #SaveOurStages

The Doors wouldn’t have become The Doors — the esteemed Los Angeles psychedelic/rock outfit that earned its stripes playing infamous venues up and down the Sunset Strip — without those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Carl Palmer — from ELP to ELP Legacy, Art, Documentaries, a Book and More
November 13, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Carl Palmer — from ELP to ELP Legacy, Art, Documentaries, a Book and More

“Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends.” Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing, continues with our interview with Emerson, Lake & Palmer drummer Carl Palmer. Each month,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Billie Eilish Raid an Abandoned Mall Food Court in Her New Video for ‘Therefore I Am’
November 12, 2020
Watch Billie Eilish Raid an Abandoned Mall Food Court in Her New Video for ‘Therefore I Am’

Billie Eilish shared a new song on Thursday, “Therefore I Am.” It’s the latest song shared from the indie/pop superstar who’s enjoyed a remarkable run of success the past couple of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 12/5: ‘At Home with Lindsey Buckingham’ Live Stream Event – His First Public Performance in Almost Two Years
November 12, 2020
12/5: ‘At Home with Lindsey Buckingham’ Live Stream Event – His First Public Performance in Almost Two Years

On Dec. 5, Lindsey Buckingham will host At Home with Lindsey Buckingham, a very special live stream concert performance that marks the Fleetwood Mac guitarist/songwriter‘s first public performance in almost...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dave Grohl (Finally) Meet His 10-Year-Old Drum Battle ‘Rival’ Nandi Bushell via Video Chat
November 10, 2020
Watch Dave Grohl (Finally) Meet His 10-Year-Old Drum Battle ‘Rival’ Nandi Bushell via Video Chat

The epic back-and-forth between Dave Grohl, band leader of the Foo Fighters and bona fide rock star, and Nandi Bushell, a 10-year-old music phenom whose series of YouTube performance videos...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Weller & His Band Hosting ‘Mid-Sömmer Musik,’ an Hour-Long Streaming Concert Event 11/12
November 10, 2020
Paul Weller & His Band Hosting ‘Mid-Sömmer Musik,’ an Hour-Long Streaming Concert Event 11/12

This Thursday, Nov. 12, Paul Weller and his band will present Mid-Sömmer Musik, a special hour-long live stream concert event available globally to fans of “The Modfather” and his shape-shifting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Playing Live Stream from the Troubadour 11/20, a Benefit for NIVA
November 10, 2020
Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Playing Live Stream from the Troubadour 11/20, a Benefit for NIVA

On Nov. 20, Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs will release their awaited debut full-length album, Wreckless Abandon. The band was originally planning to release the record in March 2020. That,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More
November 10, 2020
Conor Oberst Q&A: Lockdown Life, Bright Eyes’ Return, BBQs at Neil Young’s Ranch and More

In the midst of the coronavirus-imposed lockdown, Conor Oberst and alt-rock darlings Bright Eyes made a surprise return. The band’s excellent new album Down In The Weeds, Where The World...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Premiere ‘Shame Shame’ Video, Announce Live Stream Gig from the Roxy 11/14
November 10, 2020
Foo Fighters Premiere ‘Shame Shame’ Video, Announce Live Stream Gig from the Roxy 11/14

When the Foo Fighters are back, they’re REALLY back — that is to say, Dave Grohl and the guys make their presence felt in a major way. This past Saturday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Acceptance Speeches from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, the Doobie Brothers, T. Rex and More
November 9, 2020
Watch the Acceptance Speeches from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, the Doobie Brothers, T. Rex and More

This past weekend saw the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, a taped event that streamed on HBO and HBO Max in place of an in-person event,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eddie Van Halen Honored by Slash, Kirk Hammett and Tom Morello at Rock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (Video)
November 9, 2020
Eddie Van Halen Honored by Slash, Kirk Hammett and Tom Morello at Rock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (Video)

This past Saturday night, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 induction ceremony special aired on HBO and HBO Max, a filmed segment honoring the Class of 2020 that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Saturday 11/7: Watch the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (with an Eddie Van Halen Tribute)
November 6, 2020
This Saturday 11/7: Watch the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (with an Eddie Van Halen Tribute)

Among the many things upended by the COVID-19 pandemic this year was the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, which were pushed back from a planned in-person...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Super-Secret New Wave Side Band The Network is Back with ‘Ivankkka is a Nazi’
November 6, 2020
Green Day’s Super-Secret New Wave Side Band The Network is Back with ‘Ivankkka is a Nazi’

The Network is the New Wave-inspired side project from Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt of Green Day — though they won’t admit that outright. For years, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Offspring Gets Into the Holiday Spirit with Darlene Love’s ‘Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)’
November 6, 2020
The Offspring Gets Into the Holiday Spirit with Darlene Love’s ‘Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)’

It’s barely November, but Southern California punk/rock veterans The Offspring are getting into the holiday spirit early. Earlier this week, the group shared a rendition of “Christmas (Baby Please Come...

Rock Cellar Magazine | System of a Down Return with First Songs in 15 Years: Stream ‘Protect the Land’ and ‘Genocidal Humanoidz’
November 5, 2020
System of a Down Return with First Songs in 15 Years: Stream ‘Protect the Land’ and ‘Genocidal Humanoidz’

At long last, System of a Down has returned with new music. The Los Angeles-based hard rock/metal/experimental band shared two new songs on Thursday night, and “Protect the Land” and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Amazon Music Series: Stream Covers of Nine Inch Nails, Doobie Bros., More
November 5, 2020
Rock Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Amazon Music Series: Stream Covers of Nine Inch Nails, Doobie Bros., More

This Saturday, Nov. 7 will bring with it the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. After the in-person event was shelved due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Wonder’s Election Day 2020 Message: ‘The Universe Is Watching Us — What Happens Next …’
November 4, 2020
Stevie Wonder’s Election Day 2020 Message: ‘The Universe Is Watching Us — What Happens Next …’

While we still don’t know who won the Nov. 3 Presidential Election (as results will take a few days, at least, to fully calculate), there’s no denying the importance of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth Recalls the Good Times with Eddie Van Halen in ‘Somewhere Over the Bar and Grill’ (Listen)
November 2, 2020
David Lee Roth Recalls the Good Times with Eddie Van Halen in ‘Somewhere Over the Bar and Grill’ (Listen)

It’s been almost a month since guitar icon Eddie Van Halen passed away at the age of 65 after a “long and arduous” battle with cancer. His death prompted an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream Stevie Nicks’ ’24 Karat Gold the Concert’ Live Album; Video On-Demand Through 11/5
October 30, 2020
Out Now: Stream Stevie Nicks’ ’24 Karat Gold the Concert’ Live Album; Video On-Demand Through 11/5

Live in Concert: The 24 Karat Gold Tour, a new live album from Stevie Nicks capturing some of the magic of the legendary singer/songwriter‘s 2017-2018 solo tour, was made available...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mr. Bungle Unleash the Thrashing ‘Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo’ Ahead of Halloween Live Stream
October 30, 2020
Mr. Bungle Unleash the Thrashing ‘Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo’ Ahead of Halloween Live Stream

Leave it to Mike Patton and Mr. Bungle to really know how ring in the Halloween season. On Friday, the newly reinvigorated Mr. Bungle released The Raging Wrath of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Maynard James Keenan + Puscifer Ponder ‘Existential Reckoning’ with New Album, Live Stream Event (Listen)
October 30, 2020
Maynard James Keenan + Puscifer Ponder ‘Existential Reckoning’ with New Album, Live Stream Event (Listen)

Even when considering the mind-bending qualities of his “day job” as the front man of Tool, Maynard James Keenan scratches an even more unpredictable and irreverent creative itch with Puscifer,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Leave it to Danny Elfman to Release the Most Disturbing Anthem of Halloween 2020: The Unnerving ‘Happy’
October 29, 2020
Leave it to Danny Elfman to Release the Most Disturbing Anthem of Halloween 2020: The Unnerving ‘Happy’

Talk about picking a perfect time to release some disturbing music. 2020 has been a slog for all of us, to say the very least, and the year’s parade of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson Pushed Back to August 2021 Release
October 28, 2020
Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Starring Jennifer Hudson Pushed Back to August 2021 Release

Respect, the anticipated biopic telling the larger-than-life tale of legendary singer Aretha Franklin, has officially been delayed an additional seven months, with MGM/United Artists pushing its scheduled release back from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Halloween Weekend Live Streams to Watch: Grateful Dead, Trey Anastasio, Code Orange, Mr. Bungle, Puscifer, ‘Rocky Horror,’ More
October 28, 2020
Halloween Weekend Live Streams to Watch: Grateful Dead, Trey Anastasio, Code Orange, Mr. Bungle, Puscifer, ‘Rocky Horror,’ More

It’s the weekend again — but this one’s a bit different. It’s Halloween weekend, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions in place across the country, we might...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tenacious D Tackles the ‘Rock Horror’ Classic ‘Time Warp’ with a Bunch of Friends as a ‘Rock-y The Vote’ Campaign
October 27, 2020
Tenacious D Tackles the ‘Rock Horror’ Classic ‘Time Warp’ with a Bunch of Friends as a ‘Rock-y The Vote’ Campaign

With Halloween coming up later this week and the Nov. 3 General Election lurking a few days later, it’s the perfect time for a little thoughtful Rocky Horror Picture Show-inspired...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Doobie Brothers and Peter Frampton Cover Eric Clapton’s ‘Let It Rain’ in New Socially-Distant Team-Up
October 27, 2020
Watch the Doobie Brothers and Peter Frampton Cover Eric Clapton’s ‘Let It Rain’ in New Socially-Distant Team-Up

As they’ve done a few times over the past few months, The Doobie Brothers shared a new performance video — filmed remotely, of course — but this one’s extra special....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Share New Music Video for ‘F*** That Guy,’ Co-Written by Chris Stapleton
October 26, 2020
Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Share New Music Video for ‘F*** That Guy,’ Co-Written by Chris Stapleton

The Dirty Knobs, the musical ensemble featuring Mike Campbell of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers fame, shot a music video just last month for a song called “F*** That Guy,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton: On His New Memoir, Twitter, Coping with Inclusion Body Myositis and More (The Interview)
October 26, 2020
Peter Frampton: On His New Memoir, Twitter, Coping with Inclusion Body Myositis and More (The Interview)

Barely one hundred pages in to Do You Feel Like I Do?, the fantastic new memoir from Peter Frampton, the rock legend seems almost Zelig-like, a teenager making a name...

Rock Cellar Magazine | jackiO (Ira Ingber, David Raven, Steve Bartek and John Avila) Revive Oingo Boingo’s ‘Dead Man’s Party’ (Listen)
October 26, 2020
jackiO (Ira Ingber, David Raven, Steve Bartek and John Avila) Revive Oingo Boingo’s ‘Dead Man’s Party’ (Listen)

“Dead Man’s Party,” the 1986 single from Oingo Boingo, is arguably the most enduring song from the New Wave group fronted by Danny Elfman — and an appropriate song to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Shares ‘No More Lockdown,’ the Third and Final in His Series of Aggressively ‘Anti-Lockdown Protest Songs’
October 23, 2020
Van Morrison Shares ‘No More Lockdown,’ the Third and Final in His Series of Aggressively ‘Anti-Lockdown Protest Songs’

Van Morrison has officially had it with COVID-19 restrictions — we’ve known that for a while, even before the singing/songwriting legend announced a trio of “anti-lockdown protest songs”  urging a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Remote,’ a New EP from Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Recorded in Quarantine
October 23, 2020
Out Now: ‘Remote,’ a New EP from Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Recorded in Quarantine

There’s a solid chance that had it not been for the COVID-19 pandemic, Wallows would have experienced a huge 2020 filled with touring and even more success for the indie/pop...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/23-10/25: Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash, Billie Eilish, Pearl Jam, More
October 23, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/23-10/25: Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash, Billie Eilish, Pearl Jam, More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of COVID-19....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mr. Bungle: ‘The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo’ Out 10/30, Halloween Live Stream Event Set for 10/31
October 22, 2020
Mr. Bungle: ‘The Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny Demo’ Out 10/30, Halloween Live Stream Event Set for 10/31

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the ‘pause’ button on the world, Mike Patton and Mr. Bungle reconvened for a series of instantly sold-out concerts. The project, which originally existed from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nancy Wilson Shares New Cover of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The Rising,’ from Wilson’s Debut Solo Album Due in 2021
October 22, 2020
Nancy Wilson Shares New Cover of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The Rising,’ from Wilson’s Debut Solo Album Due in 2021

Back around Oct. 1, Nancy Wilson of Heart dropped some big news: She’s close to finishing work on her first-ever proper solo album, and the iconic rocker expects to release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Colin Young Reimagining Classic Songs with New Album ‘Highway Troubadour’ Out 11/27
October 21, 2020
Jesse Colin Young Reimagining Classic Songs with New Album ‘Highway Troubadour’ Out 11/27

On Nov. 27, esteemed singer/songwriter Jesse Colin Young will release Highway Troubadour, a new album of reimagined songs from throughout his career, providing a fresh take on some of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bird (of Bird3) ft. Julie Mintz ‘AsOne’ — An Uplifting Song of Unity for These Tough Times
October 21, 2020
Bird (of Bird3) ft. Julie Mintz ‘AsOne’ — An Uplifting Song of Unity for These Tough Times

Bird3 is a musical project out of Los Angeles fronted by a musician who goes by the nickname Bird — and recently, he shared a new song “AsOne,” very much...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Bridges Reveals Lymphoma Diagnosis (‘As the Dude Would Say … New S**T Has Come to Light’)
October 19, 2020
Jeff Bridges Reveals Lymphoma Diagnosis (‘As the Dude Would Say … New S**T Has Come to Light’)

Actor/activist/musician Jeff Bridges, known the world over as “The Dude” for his role in the Coen Brothers’ 1998 cult classic The Big Lebowski, revealed on Monday that he is currently...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Miley Cyrus Cover The Cure and The Cranberries at the Whisky a Go Go for #SOSFest
October 19, 2020
Watch Miley Cyrus Cover The Cure and The Cranberries at the Whisky a Go Go for #SOSFest

This past weekend, several big-name music artists and bands participated in #SOSFest, a virtual fundraising live stream event from the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and its continued efforts to help #SaveOurStages...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Foo Fighters’ #SOSFest Set from the Troubadour & Hear Pat Smear’s Story About a Fistfight with Tom Waits
October 19, 2020
Watch Foo Fighters’ #SOSFest Set from the Troubadour & Hear Pat Smear’s Story About a Fistfight with Tom Waits

This past weekend, several big-name music artists and bands participated in #SOSFest, a virtual fundraising live stream event from the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and its continued efforts to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | LIVE This Weekend: Watch #SOSFest to Save Independent Venues: Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews, Leon Bridges, Miley Cyrus, Jason Mraz, Phoebe Bridgers, More
October 16, 2020
LIVE This Weekend: Watch #SOSFest to Save Independent Venues: Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews, Leon Bridges, Miley Cyrus, Jason Mraz, Phoebe Bridgers, More

The uncertain future of independent live music venues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent closures of venues across the country sparked the creation of NIVA, the National Independent Venue...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Serpentine Prison,’ the Debut Solo Album from The National’s Matt Berninger (Listen)
October 16, 2020
Out Now: ‘Serpentine Prison,’ the Debut Solo Album from The National’s Matt Berninger (Listen)

In late May, Matt Berninger — front man for esteemed indie/rock band The National — announced his first solo album, Serpentine Prison. Today, Oct. 16, the album sees the light of day, and it’s sure to appeal...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Struts Throw a Glam-Rock Party for These ‘Strange Days’ with New LP ft. Robbie Williams, Def Leppard, Tom Morello and More
October 16, 2020
Out Now: The Struts Throw a Glam-Rock Party for These ‘Strange Days’ with New LP ft. Robbie Williams, Def Leppard, Tom Morello and More

2020 has proven itself to be a series of Strange Days repeating one after another. It’s a weird time, to put it mildly, and the surreality of our current reality...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/16-18: #SOSFest to Save Our Stages, Immediate Family, Bob Weir Birthday, Jason Isbell, Third Eye Blind, Beabadoobee, Sammy Hagar, Stone Temple Pilots, More
October 16, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/16-18: #SOSFest to Save Our Stages, Immediate Family, Bob Weir Birthday, Jason Isbell, Third Eye Blind, Beabadoobee, Sammy Hagar, Stone Temple Pilots, More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of COVID-19....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Wonder Shares Two New Songs: Stream ‘Can’t Put It in The Hands of Fate’ and ‘Where Is Our Love Song’
October 13, 2020
Stevie Wonder Shares Two New Songs: Stream ‘Can’t Put It in The Hands of Fate’ and ‘Where Is Our Love Song’

On Tuesday, Stevie Wonder premiered two brand new songs — and they’re very much a reflection of life in 2020 and a reaction from the legendary singer/songwriter to what’s transpired...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Rendition of ‘Stand By Me’ Benefiting the U.K. Charity Help Musicians (ft. Peter Frampton, Rosanne Cash, John Oates, Paul Rodgers, Rick Wakeman & More)
October 13, 2020
Watch a Rendition of ‘Stand By Me’ Benefiting the U.K. Charity Help Musicians (ft. Peter Frampton, Rosanne Cash, John Oates, Paul Rodgers, Rick Wakeman & More)

Peter Frampton, Rosanne Cash, Paul Rodgers, Rick Wakeman and a host of other music legends recently contributed to a new all-star charity rendition of the Ben E. King classic “Stand...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Hosting Worldwide ‘All Within My Hands Helping Hands Concert & Auction’ Acoustic Pay-Per-View 11/14
October 13, 2020
Metallica Hosting Worldwide ‘All Within My Hands Helping Hands Concert & Auction’ Acoustic Pay-Per-View 11/14

On Nov. 14, Metallica will strip down for an acoustic live stream performance available worldwide — the thrash/metal titans‘ very first global pay-per-view event — with proceeds benefiting the band’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Portugal. The Man + ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s New ‘Who’s Gonna Stop Me’ Video for Indigenous Peoples’ Day
October 12, 2020
Watch Portugal. The Man + ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s New ‘Who’s Gonna Stop Me’ Video for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

On Monday, Portugal. the Man shared a new song, “Who’s Gonna Stop Me.” The GRAMMY-winning indie/rock/pop band, which for years maintained a dedicated audience and critical acclaim before scoring a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/16: Tom Petty, Eagles, Joey Molland of Badfinger, Def Leppard, Allman Brothers Band, the Struts, Beabadoobee
October 12, 2020
New Music Out 10/16: Tom Petty, Eagles, Joey Molland of Badfinger, Def Leppard, Allman Brothers Band, the Struts, Beabadoobee

This Friday, Oct. 16 will see a series of key new music releases — one an archival trip through the vaults of a recording legend, another a big live release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Checks In from Home with a Warm Update to Fans (‘Just Wanna Let You Know That I Feel Good’)
October 12, 2020
Brian Wilson Checks In from Home with a Warm Update to Fans (‘Just Wanna Let You Know That I Feel Good’)

These days, it’s increasingly important for artists to keep in touch with fans. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a dramatic life-changer for everybody the world over, even those...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to ‘As I Walked Out,’ the Second Anti-Lockdown Song from Van Morrison
October 12, 2020
Listen to ‘As I Walked Out,’ the Second Anti-Lockdown Song from Van Morrison

Earlier this month, Van Morrison made his perspective known: He’s very opposed to government-imposed lockdowns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, so much so that he planned a series of “anti-lockdown protest songs”  urging a return to full-capacity...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Jack White Play a Guitar Designed for Him by Eddie Van Halen on ‘Saturday Night Live’
October 11, 2020
Watch Jack White Play a Guitar Designed for Him by Eddie Van Halen on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Jack White was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this weekend, and he used the opportunity to give a special tribute to Eddie Van Halen, who died last week...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ’10 Songs,’ a New Album from Fran Healy and Travis (Listen/Stream)
October 9, 2020
Out Now: ’10 Songs,’ a New Album from Fran Healy and Travis (Listen/Stream)

Travis, the Scottish band that formed in 1990 and enjoyed a few acclaimed releases in the late ’90s (including 1997’s The Man Who) in addition to being a cited influence...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Blue Öyster Cult Returns with ‘The Symbol Remains,’ the First BoC Album Since 2001 (Listen/Buy)
October 9, 2020
Out Now: Blue Öyster Cult Returns with ‘The Symbol Remains,’ the First BoC Album Since 2001 (Listen/Buy)

Blue Öyster Cult is back in a big way — and today, the hard rock legends returned with The Symbol Remains, the group’s first album of new material since 2001....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Eilish: ‘Where Do We Go?’ Live Stream Performance 10/24, Portion of Proceeds Benefiting Crew Nation
October 8, 2020
Billie Eilish: ‘Where Do We Go?’ Live Stream Performance 10/24, Portion of Proceeds Benefiting Crew Nation

On Oct. 24, singer/songwriter/phenomenon Billie Eilish will play a special live stream concert event titled “Where Do We Go”? BILLIE EILISH – “WHERE DO WE GO?” THE LIVESTREAMOctober 24, 2020Tickets...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Dozens of Musicians Join Together for ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps,’ Benefiting Music Education in Public Schools
October 8, 2020
Hear Dozens of Musicians Join Together for ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps,’ Benefiting Music Education in Public Schools

“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” is largely considered one of the best and most beloved songs The Beatles ever released — and it’s the focus of a new charitable endeavor...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleet Foxes: ‘Shore’ Outdoor Screenings Announced for Mid-October; ‘Can I Believe You’ Video Premiered
October 7, 2020
Fleet Foxes: ‘Shore’ Outdoor Screenings Announced for Mid-October; ‘Can I Believe You’ Video Premiered

“Can I Believe You” is one of the standout songs on Shore, the unexpected new album from Fleet Foxes that was released digitally on Sept. 22, with a physical edition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella Expected to Reschedule April 2021 Dates to the Fall, Per Reports
October 7, 2020
Coachella Expected to Reschedule April 2021 Dates to the Fall, Per Reports

In June, organizers of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival announced that the mega-festival was officially taking 2020 off due to complications caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, instead of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Do ‘Virtual Aerobics’ with Wallows in the Indie/Pop Band’s New Video; Quarantine EP Out 10/23
October 7, 2020
Do ‘Virtual Aerobics’ with Wallows in the Indie/Pop Band’s New Video; Quarantine EP Out 10/23

Wallows has kept busy during COVID-19 pandemic — and the Los Angeles indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Face-Masked Jeff Tweedy Sing with Other Famous People’s Mouths in His New ‘Gwendolyn’ Video
October 6, 2020
Watch a Face-Masked Jeff Tweedy Sing with Other Famous People’s Mouths in His New ‘Gwendolyn’ Video

On Oct. 23, Jeff Tweedy of Wilco will release a new solo album, Love is the King. It’s the culmination of writing the celebrated indie rock singer/songwriter has carried out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Cale Shares New Video ‘Lazy Day’ – ‘A Song for the Moment … With the World Careening Out of its Orbit’
October 6, 2020
John Cale Shares New Video ‘Lazy Day’ – ‘A Song for the Moment … With the World Careening Out of its Orbit’

John Cale, living music legend and co-founder of the Velvet Underground, released a new song on Tuesday — and “Lazy Day” is a bit of a “time-out” in a time...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Releasing ‘No Fun Mondays’ Album of Quarantine Covers 11/27 (Preview)
October 6, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Releasing ‘No Fun Mondays’ Album of Quarantine Covers 11/27 (Preview)

In normal, non-COVID-19 pandemic circumstances, Green Day would have spent much of 2020 on the road on the planned Hella Mega Tour alongside fellow rockers Weezer and Fall Out Boy....

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Batman’ (Starring Robert Pattinson) Pushed to 2022 as Warner Brothers Adjusts Release Calendar
October 6, 2020
‘The Batman’ (Starring Robert Pattinson) Pushed to 2022 as Warner Brothers Adjusts Release Calendar

The Batman, the gritty and dark-looking new adaptation of the DC Comics enterprise starring Robert Pattinson of Twilight fame (infamy?) has hit another road block on its planned release schedule....

Rock Cellar Magazine | AC/DC Shares Another Teaser; New Song ‘Shot in the Dark’ Premiering This Week
October 5, 2020
AC/DC Shares Another Teaser; New Song ‘Shot in the Dark’ Premiering This Week

All is well in the rock and roll world, as AC/DC is officially back. OK, we knew as much last week, after a series of cryptic teases on the band’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Corey Taylor Grabs the Spotlight with New Album’CMFT,’ Live Stream Extravaganza
October 4, 2020
Corey Taylor Grabs the Spotlight with New Album’CMFT,’ Live Stream Extravaganza

If you think of Corey Taylor as “the lead singer of Slipknot and Stone Sour,” that’s true — but it doesn’t tell the whole story. Taylor is a rock and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/2-10/4: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Guitar.com Live, Democracy Comes Alive, Bruce Hornsby, Corey Taylor, Joan Osborne
October 2, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/2-10/4: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Guitar.com Live, Democracy Comes Alive, Bruce Hornsby, Corey Taylor, Joan Osborne

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of COVID-19....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Jeff Slate: Watch an Animated Music Video for ‘Heartbreak,’ Featuring Earl Slick and Duff McKagan
October 2, 2020
New from Jeff Slate: Watch an Animated Music Video for ‘Heartbreak,’ Featuring Earl Slick and Duff McKagan

Jeff Slate is a New York-based singer/songwriter with a prolific solo career — in addition to being a rock music journalist. He’s a regular contributor to Rock Cellar (if you read our recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Bon Jovi Returns with Timely New Album ‘2020,’ a Reactionary Response to a Year of Chaos (Listen/Buy)
October 2, 2020
Out Now: Bon Jovi Returns with Timely New Album ‘2020,’ a Reactionary Response to a Year of Chaos (Listen/Buy)

2020 has been a year of frustration, confusion and tumult — and it’s sparked a creative burst from Bon Jovi, which returned on Friday with a new album titled, simply...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty Releasing ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Album of Recordings with His Kids 11/20 (Preview/Pre-Order)
October 1, 2020
John Fogerty Releasing ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Album of Recordings with His Kids 11/20 (Preview/Pre-Order)

For much of the past few months, classic rock legend John Fogerty and his family — Fogerty’s Factory, a.k.a his kids Shane, Kelsy and Tyler — have been keeping busy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AC/DC Shares 30-Second ‘PWR/UP’ Teaser Clip of a New Song Called ‘Shot in the Dark’
October 1, 2020
AC/DC Shares 30-Second ‘PWR/UP’ Teaser Clip of a New Song Called ‘Shot in the Dark’

OK, it seems safe to say we’re *very* close to hearing new music from AC/DC. So close, in fact, that the Australian hard-rock band shared a brief snippet of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Latest in AC/DC Rumors: Brian Johnson, Phil Rudd & Cliff Williams are Back in the Mix
September 30, 2020
Latest in AC/DC Rumors: Brian Johnson, Phil Rudd & Cliff Williams are Back in the Mix

This week has brought with it some heavy teasing from AC/DC, as the Australian hard-rock band has posted a series of cryptic and intriguing things on social media — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo Moves Rescheduled 2021 Festival Dates from June to September
September 29, 2020
Bonnaroo Moves Rescheduled 2021 Festival Dates from June to September

Though the COVID-19 pandemic ensured there wouldn’t be a traditional, in-person edition of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival this year, the festival planned ahead for 2021 nonetheless — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tame Impala Announces Rescheduled North American 2021 Tour Dates
September 29, 2020
Tame Impala Announces Rescheduled North American 2021 Tour Dates

The Slow Rush was released by Kevin Parker, kingpin/band leader of Tame Impala, back in February and still holds up as one of the strongest releases of this strange year. Parker’s touring plans in support...

Rock Cellar Magazine | AC/DC Continues Online Teases with New ‘PWR/UP’ Website, Social Media Posts, Newsletter
September 29, 2020
AC/DC Continues Online Teases with New ‘PWR/UP’ Website, Social Media Posts, Newsletter

OK, it definitely looks as if there will be some AC/DC activity in the near future. On Monday, the iconic hard rock band‘s social media pages shared a video featuring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out 10/2: Queen + Adam Lambert, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters, Dawes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, William Shatner, Corey Taylor
September 28, 2020
New Music Out 10/2: Queen + Adam Lambert, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters, Dawes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, William Shatner, Corey Taylor

This Friday, Oct. 2 brings another batch of notable new music releases spanning genres and decades. It includes the first-ever live album from Queen + Adam Lambert, a new blues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Teenage Cancer Trust Unseen to Stream Previously Unseen Performances from The Who, The Cure, Ed Sheeran, Paul McCartney, Muse, Them Crooked Vultures + More
September 28, 2020
Teenage Cancer Trust Unseen to Stream Previously Unseen Performances from The Who, The Cure, Ed Sheeran, Paul McCartney, Muse, Them Crooked Vultures + More

The temporary closure of the Royal Albert Hall in London due to the COVID-19 pandemic meant that there would be no Teenage Cancer Trust benefit concerts in 2020 — but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Blissful, Skateboarding Man Singing Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ is Here to Bring Some Magic to Your 2020
September 28, 2020
A Blissful, Skateboarding Man Singing Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’ is Here to Bring Some Magic to Your 2020

**Important Update: Mick Fleetwood has recreated this Fleetwood Mac viral video a little over a week after it made the rounds. Amazing!** These are tough times for everyone, the circumstances...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Heads Up: AC/DC is Teasing Something on Social Media … is a Comeback Imminent?
September 28, 2020
Heads Up: AC/DC is Teasing Something on Social Media … is a Comeback Imminent?

You know that look when a lightbulb flickers and sputters as it’s turned on for the first time in a while, coming back to life after a long time left...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Cold,’ from New Solo Album ‘Starting Over’ Out 11/13 (Listen/Pre-Order)
September 25, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Cold,’ from New Solo Album ‘Starting Over’ Out 11/13 (Listen/Pre-Order)

Acclaimed country/roots singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton will release a new solo album, Starting Over, on Nov. 13. It will be his fourth full-length album and was completed in February, shortly before...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Shares Anti-Lockdown Song ‘Born to Be Free’ – ‘The New Normal is Not Normal’
September 25, 2020
Van Morrison Shares Anti-Lockdown Song ‘Born to Be Free’ – ‘The New Normal is Not Normal’

Earlier this month, Van Morrison made his perspective known: He’s very opposed to government-imposed lockdowns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, so much so that he planned a series of “anti-lockdown protest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blue Öyster Cult Shares New Video for ‘Tainted Blood’; New Album ‘The Symbol Remains’ Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)
September 25, 2020
Blue Öyster Cult Shares New Video for ‘Tainted Blood’; New Album ‘The Symbol Remains’ Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)

Blue Öyster Cult is back in a big way — and the hard-rock legends are prepping a new studio album, The Symbol Remains, which will be released on Oct. 9. (Click here to pre-order...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/24-9/27: Farm Aid, Bonnaroo ‘Virtual ROO-ALITY,’ Ohana Festival 2020, Lisa Loeb, Lamb of God, New Found Glory, Wallows
September 24, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/24-9/27: Farm Aid, Bonnaroo ‘Virtual ROO-ALITY,’ Ohana Festival 2020, Lisa Loeb, Lamb of God, New Found Glory, Wallows

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of COVID-19....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 9/26: Stream Archival Ohana Festival Performances from Eddie Vedder, the Strokes, Incubus and More
September 24, 2020
Sat. 9/26: Stream Archival Ohana Festival Performances from Eddie Vedder, the Strokes, Incubus and More

The Ohana Festival, the three-day event curated by Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam, saw its 2020 in-person event cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but organizers found a solid way...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Matt Berninger (The National) Shares Music Video for ‘One More Second,’ from His New Album Out 10/2
September 23, 2020
Matt Berninger (The National) Shares Music Video for ‘One More Second,’ from His New Album Out 10/2

In late May, Matt Berninger — front man for esteemed indie/rock band The National — announced his first solo album, Serpentine Prison. The album will be released on Oct. 2 via Book Records, a new imprint of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the New Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO Max 10/17
September 23, 2020
Watch the New Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO Max 10/17

David Byrne’s American Utopia is the film version of the Broadway play from Talking Heads mastermind David Byrne. Directed by Spike Lee, the film will premiere on HBO and HBO...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Announces Rescheduled North American ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour Dates for 2022
September 23, 2020
Elton John Announces Rescheduled North American ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour Dates for 2022

Like so many other plans, Elton John had to postpone a number of his highly anticipated Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour dates due to the COVID-19 pandemic — but, in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 71st Birthday to ‘The Boss’ Himself, Bruce Springsteen (Pre-Order His New Album ‘Letter To You’)
September 23, 2020
Happy 71st Birthday to ‘The Boss’ Himself, Bruce Springsteen (Pre-Order His New Album ‘Letter To You’)

There’s only one music legend known as ‘The Boss’ — and today, New Jersey’s own  Bruce Springsteen celebrates his 71st birthday. It’s hard to amass the type of reputation he’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Indie/Pop Band Wallows Offering Fans Free Download of Unheard Song for National Voter Registration Day
September 22, 2020
Indie/Pop Band Wallows Offering Fans Free Download of Unheard Song for National Voter Registration Day

Wallows has kept busy during COVID-19 pandemic — and the Los Angeles indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Adopt-A-Dot’ on Deftones’ New Album & Help Raise Money for U.C. Davis’ Children’s Hospital & Crew Nation
September 22, 2020
‘Adopt-A-Dot’ on Deftones’ New Album & Help Raise Money for U.C. Davis’ Children’s Hospital & Crew Nation

This Friday, Sept. 25, Deftones will return with their anticipated new studio album, Ohms. The record features attention-grabbing artwork: See all of those little dots that make up the visual?...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival ‘Let the Music Play On’ Charity Stream Set for 10/3 (Lineup/Details)
September 22, 2020
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival ‘Let the Music Play On’ Charity Stream Set for 10/3 (Lineup/Details)

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, the annual San Francisco festival that is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2020, saw its in-person event cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic — only to announce...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Oscar-Winning Songwriter John DeNicola Re-Recorded His ‘Dirty Dancing’ Hits for ‘The Why Because’ Album (Listen)
September 22, 2020
Oscar-Winning Songwriter John DeNicola Re-Recorded His ‘Dirty Dancing’ Hits for ‘The Why Because’ Album (Listen)

You know the songs of John DeNicola — even if you didn’t already know you did. DeNicola is a co-writer for two of the most well-known songs from the 1980s,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell’s The Dirty Knobs Share ‘Lockdown Part II’ Video; Debut Album Due Out 11/20
September 22, 2020
Mike Campbell’s The Dirty Knobs Share ‘Lockdown Part II’ Video; Debut Album Due Out 11/20

2020 hasn’t gone as planned for anyone — that much is true, to say the least — and it’s definitely altered the plans of The Dirty Knobs, the band led...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 9/25: Prince ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Reissue, Sufjan Stevens, Deftones, Steve Hackett, Van Morrison, IDLES, Will Butler
September 21, 2020
New Music Out This Week 9/25: Prince ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Reissue, Sufjan Stevens, Deftones, Steve Hackett, Van Morrison, IDLES, Will Butler

This Friday, Sept. 25 will bring with it some big-name new music releases from major artists — a mix of genres and music eras, including both new material and reissues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over’ Music Video from New Album Out 11/13 (Pre-Order)
September 21, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over’ Music Video from New Album Out 11/13 (Pre-Order)

On Nov. 13, acclaimed and award-winning country singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton will release a new solo album, Starting Over. The record was announced earlier this month. (Click here to pre-order Starting Over on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | English Pop-Punk Band Boston Manor Staging Special Live Stream Gig 10/15 from Blackpool Tower
September 21, 2020
English Pop-Punk Band Boston Manor Staging Special Live Stream Gig 10/15 from Blackpool Tower

Back on May 1, English pop-punk/rock band Boston Manor released Glue, its third full-length album, via Pure Noise Records. The record marked a new stylistic approach from the group, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Celebrate the 21st Night of September with Earth, Wind & Fire’s Classic Song, an Amazing Tribute Video and a ‘Virtual Party’ Tonight 9/21
September 21, 2020
Celebrate the 21st Night of September with Earth, Wind & Fire’s Classic Song, an Amazing Tribute Video and a ‘Virtual Party’ Tonight 9/21

It’s 21st day/night of September — a time for everybody to come together and celebrate the enduring Earth, Wind & Fire classic. Here’s a video from comedian/writer Demi Adejuyigbe, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets ‘Live at the Roundhouse’ Album/Blu-ray (Listen/Buy)
September 18, 2020
Out Now: Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets ‘Live at the Roundhouse’ Album/Blu-ray (Listen/Buy)

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets was launched in recent years as an avenue for the legendary drummer tour the world playing classics from the early days of Pink Floyd to rapturous crowds appreciative of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Doubles Down, Plans to Release Three ‘Protest Songs Against Lockdown’ Beginning 9/25
September 18, 2020
Van Morrison Doubles Down, Plans to Release Three ‘Protest Songs Against Lockdown’ Beginning 9/25

In late August, Van Morrison entitled Save Live Music. In the essay, the Irish singer/songwriter issued a passionate plea to his fellow artists and musicians to eschew the “new reality”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and More
September 17, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/18-9/20: Sheryl Crow, Joe Bonamassa, Jeff Tweedy, Alicia Keys, Lamb of God, Perfume Genius and More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tonight 9/17: Watch the ‘Six String Salute’ Virtual Concert Benefiting Crew Nation (ft. Steve Vai, Joel Hoekstra, Halestorm, Nita Strauss and More)
September 17, 2020
Tonight 9/17: Watch the ‘Six String Salute’ Virtual Concert Benefiting Crew Nation (ft. Steve Vai, Joel Hoekstra, Halestorm, Nita Strauss and More)

Tonight, Sept. 17, a gathering of some of the best guitarists currently making music will join forces for a virtual concert benefiting Crew Nation, Live Nation’s global relief fund for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo to Stream Virtual ROO-ALITY Online Festival 9/24-26 (Archival Sets, New Performances and More)
September 16, 2020
Bonnaroo to Stream Virtual ROO-ALITY Online Festival 9/24-26 (Archival Sets, New Performances and More)

There are no music festivals this year — the COVID-19 pandemic ruined all of those plans, among its effects on society at large — but festival organizers have thus far...

Rock Cellar Magazine | September 2020 Issue
September 16, 2020
September 2020 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our September 2020 features. Yusuf/Cat Stevens: On Spirituality and Reclaiming ‘Tea for the Tillerman²’ for its 50th Anniversary (The Interview) I’m Still Standing: Guitarist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Working to Activate 100+ Concert Venues Nationwide as Polling Places for Nov. 3 General Election
September 16, 2020
Live Nation Working to Activate 100+ Concert Venues Nationwide as Polling Places for Nov. 3 General Election

Live music and the entertainment industry as a whole may still be on a prolonged pause due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Live Nation Entertainment has important...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles Announce ‘Get Back’ Book to Accompany New Peter Jackson-Directed Documentary in August 2021
September 16, 2020
The Beatles Announce ‘Get Back’ Book to Accompany New Peter Jackson-Directed Documentary in August 2021

Director Peter Jackson’s highly anticipated feature-length documentary film, The Beatles: Get Back, is currently scheduled for release on Aug. 27, 2021 — and a companion book has now been announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The American Drive-In Tour 2020: Aaron Lewis (Staind) and Sully Erna (Godsmack) Playing Acoustic Gigs in October
September 15, 2020
The American Drive-In Tour 2020: Aaron Lewis (Staind) and Sully Erna (Godsmack) Playing Acoustic Gigs in October

Between them, Aaron Lewis and Sully Erna are responsible for some of the most successful mainstream hard-rock songs of the past twenty years — and in October, the pair (from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Unsurprisingly, Liam and Noel Gallagher Are On Opposite Sides of the ‘Wear a Mask’ Debate
September 15, 2020
Unsurprisingly, Liam and Noel Gallagher Are On Opposite Sides of the ‘Wear a Mask’ Debate

2020 has been a confusing, frustrating year for everybody. Our collective concept of “normal” has been shattered, for the most part, and any glimpse of what used to feel familiar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Shares ‘Guess Again’ and ‘Love is the King’ from New Solo LP Out 10/23; Live Stream Gig 9/18
September 15, 2020
Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Shares ‘Guess Again’ and ‘Love is the King’ from New Solo LP Out 10/23; Live Stream Gig 9/18

On Oct, Wilco front man Jeff Tweedy will release a new solo album titled Love is the King. It’s the culmination of writing the celebrated indie rock singer/songwriter has carried...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robby Krieger (+ Frank Zappa Alumni) Share Funky Live Video of ‘The Hitch,’ from Krieger’s New LP Out Now
September 15, 2020
Robby Krieger (+ Frank Zappa Alumni) Share Funky Live Video of ‘The Hitch,’ from Krieger’s New LP Out Now

In mid-August, legendary guitarist Robby Krieger of The Doors released a new solo album, The Ritual Begins at Sundown. The record, a mind-bending instrumental affair that saw its release date...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carole King’s Message of Encouragement Amid the Chaos of 2020: ‘Please Don’t Give Up. It Will Get Better.”
September 14, 2020
Carole King’s Message of Encouragement Amid the Chaos of 2020: ‘Please Don’t Give Up. It Will Get Better.”

No matter which news services you follow or personal opinions you may have, 2020 has been an incredible strain on everything. From the COVID-19 pandemic and significant hardships it placed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 9/18: Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Ace Frehley, Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, Joan Osborne, Fleetwood Mac
September 14, 2020
New Music Out This Week 9/18: Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Ace Frehley, Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, Joan Osborne, Fleetwood Mac

This upcoming Friday, Sept. 18 brings with it a handful of new music releases spanning multiple genres. Below is our curated list of Rock Cellar’s new music picks for Sept....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Wrote a Superhero Theme Song for 10-Year-Old Drummer Nandi Bushell, His ‘Drum Battle’ Opponent
September 14, 2020
Dave Grohl Wrote a Superhero Theme Song for 10-Year-Old Drummer Nandi Bushell, His ‘Drum Battle’ Opponent

The ongoing ‘drum battle’ challenge between Dave Grohl and 10-year-old musical prodigy Nandi Bushell has hit a new level, as on Monday the Foo Fighters band leader shared a brand...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Delta Spirit Shakes Off the Rust with Sprawling, Thoughtful New Album ‘What Is There’ (Listen/Buy)
September 11, 2020
Out Now: Delta Spirit Shakes Off the Rust with Sprawling, Thoughtful New Album ‘What Is There’ (Listen/Buy)

Six years is a long time between records, but California indie/rock band Delta Spirit didn’t lose any of its magic between its latest album, What Is There, and its earlier...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam to Reissue Iconic ‘MTV Unplugged’ Album on 10/22 (Preview/Pre-Order)
September 11, 2020
Pearl Jam to Reissue Iconic ‘MTV Unplugged’ Album on 10/22 (Preview/Pre-Order)

The legacy of Pearl Jam is unrivaled. The band burst forth from the Pacific Northwest amid the “grunge” scene of the early 1990s but quickly forged its own path, shifting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, More
September 11, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Play ‘Jeepster’ for James Corden (from the New Marc Bolan/T. Rex Tribute Album)
September 11, 2020
Watch Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Play ‘Jeepster’ for James Corden (from the New Marc Bolan/T. Rex Tribute Album)

On Sept. 4, a star-studded new tribute album honoring the late Marc Bolan and T. Rex was released — and Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eagles’ Timothy B. Schmit Shares New Song ‘Cross That Line,’ a Topical Tune That Schmit Says ‘Speaks For Itself’
September 10, 2020
Eagles’ Timothy B. Schmit Shares New Song ‘Cross That Line,’ a Topical Tune That Schmit Says ‘Speaks For Itself’

Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit has been working on a solo album ever since the classic rock band‘s anticipated Hotel California tour was pushed back to 2021 due to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Phoebe Bridgers + Friends Play an ‘NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert from the Oval Office (Kind Of)
September 10, 2020
Watch Phoebe Bridgers + Friends Play an ‘NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert from the Oval Office (Kind Of)

Phoebe Bridgers has lived large in 2020 so far — releasing one of the year’s best albums in her sophomore record, Punisher, amassing near-unanimous acclaim in the process. (Click here...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Blue Öyster Cult’s Video for ‘Box in My Head,’ from the Band’s New Album ‘The Symbol Remains’ Out 10/9
September 10, 2020
Watch Blue Öyster Cult’s Video for ‘Box in My Head,’ from the Band’s New Album ‘The Symbol Remains’ Out 10/9

Blue Öyster Cult is back in a big way — and the hard-rock legends are prepping a new studio album, The Symbol Remains, which will be released on Oct. 9....

Rock Cellar Magazine | About
September 10, 2020
About

Rock Cellar – THE Online Resource and Community for Music Enthusiasts and Musicians Alike Lisa and Michael were born in the 60s and live in Los Angeles. They’ve always loved...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a $200 Amazon Gift Card!
September 9, 2020
(ENTRY CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a $200 Amazon Gift Card!

Update: The giveaway period is now closed. Thank you! We received such a strong response to our first few giveaways for a $200 Amazon gift card that we’re running another...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming 9/18: Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets – ‘Live At The Roundhouse’ Album/Film (Preview/Pre-Order)
September 9, 2020
Coming 9/18: Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets – ‘Live At The Roundhouse’ Album/Film (Preview/Pre-Order)

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets was launched in recent years as an avenue for the legendary drummer tour the world playing classics from the early days of Pink Floyd to rapturous...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows Shares New ‘Nobody Gets Me (Like You)’ Video, ‘Remote’ EP Recorded in Quarantine Out 10/23
September 9, 2020
Wallows Shares New ‘Nobody Gets Me (Like You)’ Video, ‘Remote’ EP Recorded in Quarantine Out 10/23

Wallows has kept busy during COVID-19 pandemic — and the Los Angeles indie/pop trio featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Paley Front Row Conversation with the Team Behind the YouTube Documentary ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’
September 9, 2020
Watch a Paley Front Row Conversation with the Team Behind the YouTube Documentary ‘Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert’

The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival was scrapped for this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, after it proved impossible to stage an in-person event of that magnitude in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Geddy Lee of Rush Is Fine, if ‘A Bit Boring’ – His Cardboard Cutout at a Baseball Game Caused Him to Trend on Twitter
September 9, 2020
Geddy Lee of Rush Is Fine, if ‘A Bit Boring’ – His Cardboard Cutout at a Baseball Game Caused Him to Trend on Twitter

Social media is a gift and a curse. There are some that would argue it’s ONLY a curse on society, and they’d have a point — but overall, social media...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 9/12: Neil Peart Tribute Live Stream Event ft. Stewart Copeland, Chad Smith, Taylor Hawkins, Cindy Blackman-Santana & More
September 9, 2020
9/12: Neil Peart Tribute Live Stream Event ft. Stewart Copeland, Chad Smith, Taylor Hawkins, Cindy Blackman-Santana & More

This weekend, a star-studded live stream tribute honoring the late, great Neil Peart of Rush will take place, bringing together several drum legends as they all pay their respects to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Found Glory to Mark 20th Anniversary of 2000 Self-Titled Debut LP with Live Stream Gig 9/26
September 8, 2020
New Found Glory to Mark 20th Anniversary of 2000 Self-Titled Debut LP with Live Stream Gig 9/26

20 years ago this month, New Found Glory released its self-titled debut album via Drive-Thru Records. Very much a snapshot of the burgeoning pop-punk scene at the time, the album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 9/11: The Stray Cats, Delta Spirit, Marilyn Manson, Doves (Preview/Pre-Order)
September 8, 2020
New Music Out This Week 9/11: The Stray Cats, Delta Spirit, Marilyn Manson, Doves (Preview/Pre-Order)

This upcoming Friday, Sept. 11 brings with it a handful of new music releases spanning multiple genres. Below is our curated list of Rock Cellar’s new music picks for Sept....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Be A Rebel,’ a Soaring New Synth-Pop Anthem from New Order
September 8, 2020
Stream ‘Be A Rebel,’ a Soaring New Synth-Pop Anthem from New Order

Happy Tuesday from New Order — as the esteemed English rock band returned with a new single called “Be A Rebel.” Featuring a gorgeous synth lead and a peppy, up-tempo...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Southern California Jam Band Grampas Grass
September 4, 2020
Turn Me On: Southern California Jam Band Grampas Grass

For twenty years, Grampas Grass has been a vital and beloved part of Southern California’s active jam band scene. In a local music ecosystem long-anchored by world-class cover bands Cubensis,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deep Purple Continues Lone Spaceman’s Journey with Dream-Like New Video for ‘Nothing At All’
September 4, 2020
Deep Purple Continues Lone Spaceman’s Journey with Dream-Like New Video for ‘Nothing At All’

On Aug. 7, Deep Purple roared back with a Whoosh! — that’s the title of the dynamic hard-rock band‘s new album — and it’s a typically grandiose and attention-grabbing affair....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Shares Cover of Wreckless Eric’s Power-Pop/Punk Classic ‘Whole Wide World’ — Listen
September 4, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Shares Cover of Wreckless Eric’s Power-Pop/Punk Classic ‘Whole Wide World’ — Listen

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong is a student of punk music history — and the singer/guitarist has spent much of the past few months sharing solo recordings, usually...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream Labor Day Weekend: The Beatles ‘Top 50 Countdown’ Live Stream, Pearl Jam, The Who, Dave Matthews Band, Phish, ‘Mulan’, ‘Bleeding Audio’
September 4, 2020
What to Stream Labor Day Weekend: The Beatles ‘Top 50 Countdown’ Live Stream, Pearl Jam, The Who, Dave Matthews Band, Phish, ‘Mulan’, ‘Bleeding Audio’

It’s Labor Day weekend in the United States, which means one thing: An extra day to celebrate (safely, of course, given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic). One of the best options...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex,’ Featuring an Eclectic Array of Tributes (Including U2 + Elton John on ‘Bang a Gong’)
September 4, 2020
Out Now: ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex,’ Featuring an Eclectic Array of Tributes (Including U2 + Elton John on ‘Bang a Gong’)

Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex is a brand new tribute album paying homage to the late, great Marc Bolan and T. Rex, and the record...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Life of a Match: Preview ‘Bleeding Audio,’ a New Doc Chronicling the Rise and Fall of Mid-2000s Band The Matches
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 | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 4 (Memories of Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan and More)
September 3, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 4 (Memories of Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan and More)

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their favorite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Disney’s ‘Mulan’: Here’s How to Watch the Anticipated New Film, Out 9/4 on Disney Plus ‘Premier Access’
September 3, 2020
Disney’s ‘Mulan’: Here’s How to Watch the Anticipated New Film, Out 9/4 on Disney Plus ‘Premier Access’

After being delayed a handful of times by the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney’s live-action remake of its 1998 animated film Mulan will be available Friday, Sept. 4 via Disney Plus —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Dramatic New James Bond Trailer for ‘No Time to Die,’ Featuring a Glimpse of Rami Malek as the Villain
September 3, 2020
Watch the Dramatic New James Bond Trailer for ‘No Time to Die,’ Featuring a Glimpse of Rami Malek as the Villain

No Time to Die, the anticipated new installment to the James Bond film franchise expected to be the final entry from star Daniel Craig portraying 007, is scheduled to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Struts and Robbie Williams Capture the Mood of These Weird Times with ‘Strange Days’ (Listen)
September 2, 2020
The Struts and Robbie Williams Capture the Mood of These Weird Times with ‘Strange Days’ (Listen)

Like the title of the new single suggests, these truly are “Strange Days” — and the collaborative anthem from The Struts and Robbie Williams sums things up quite well. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Please Enjoy a Regular Walgreens Sign Being Transformed Into ‘algreens,’ Complete with a Photo of the Soul Singer
September 2, 2020
Please Enjoy a Regular Walgreens Sign Being Transformed Into ‘algreens,’ Complete with a Photo of the Soul Singer

Inspiration takes many forms. With that in mind, enjoy the image below, as shared by the Al Green social media channels this week: who did this? 😂 pic.twitter.com/TzJZdbq0Xc — Al...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Get Ready for More Baby Yoda Memes — ‘The Mandalorian’ Returns to Disney+ 10/30 with New Episodes
September 2, 2020
Get Ready for More Baby Yoda Memes — ‘The Mandalorian’ Returns to Disney+ 10/30 with New Episodes

Great news for fans of adorable miniature versions of beloved Star Wars characters: The Mandalorian will return to Disney+ on Oct. 30 with a batch of new episodes. This is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blue Öyster Cult Share New Video for Hard-Charging ‘That Was Me,’ ft. a Cameo from Albert Bouchard on Backing Vocals (and Cowbell!)
September 1, 2020
Blue Öyster Cult Share New Video for Hard-Charging ‘That Was Me,’ ft. a Cameo from Albert Bouchard on Backing Vocals (and Cowbell!)

Classic rock icons Blue Öyster Cult recently roared back with a pair of new songs announcing that yes, they’re very much still active, thank you very much. “That Was Me”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers) Previews New Solo Electronic Album, ‘Maya,’ Named in Memory of His Cat
September 1, 2020
John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers) Previews New Solo Electronic Album, ‘Maya,’ Named in Memory of His Cat

Guitarist John Frusciante rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers in late 2019, delighting fans who’d long sought his return to the group after a decade apart — only to see...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God Hosting Live Stream Gigs Playing New Album and ‘Ashes of the Wake’ 9/18 and 9/25 (Details/Ticket Info)
September 1, 2020
Lamb of God Hosting Live Stream Gigs Playing New Album and ‘Ashes of the Wake’ 9/18 and 9/25 (Details/Ticket Info)

Under normal circumstances, groove metal masters Lamb of God would have spent much of the latter portion of 2020 on the road. The band released a new self-titled album in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Farm Aid 2020 ‘On the Road’: Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Bonnie Raitt and More – Streaming Online 9/26
September 1, 2020
Farm Aid 2020 ‘On the Road’: Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Bonnie Raitt and More – Streaming Online 9/26

The COVID-19 pandemic may have ruined everybody’s plans for in-person live concert events for basically all of 2020 and the forseeable future — but Farm Aid must go on, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ On Demand/In Theaters Now; Stream the Soundtrack Album (ft. Weezer, Mastodon, Lamb of God, Cold War Kids, More)
August 28, 2020
‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ On Demand/In Theaters Now; Stream the Soundtrack Album (ft. Weezer, Mastodon, Lamb of God, Cold War Kids, More)

At long last, the anticipated third installment in the Bill & Ted film series is here: Bill & Ted Face the Music was made available for streaming (via rental) on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream Aug. 28-30: Outside Lands ‘Inside Lands’ Virtual Festival, The Who, Seether, The Avett Brothers, Angel Olsen, TEARS (The Event Against Racism and Stereotyping)
August 28, 2020
What to Stream Aug. 28-30: Outside Lands ‘Inside Lands’ Virtual Festival, The Who, Seether, The Avett Brothers, Angel Olsen, TEARS (The Event Against Racism and Stereotyping)

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blue Öyster Cult Shares Two New Songs — Stream ‘That Was Me’ and ‘Box in My Head,’ New LP Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)
August 28, 2020
Blue Öyster Cult Shares Two New Songs — Stream ‘That Was Me’ and ‘Box in My Head,’ New LP Out 10/9 (Pre-Order)

On October 9, iconic classic rock band Blue Öyster Cult will return with a new album, The Symbol Remains, via Frontiers Music SRL. The record has been in the works...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Weekend: Watch Outside Lands’ ‘Inside Lands’ Virtual Festival w/ Gorillaz, Jack White, Haim, Leon Bridges, Brittany Howard, More
August 28, 2020
This Weekend: Watch Outside Lands’ ‘Inside Lands’ Virtual Festival w/ Gorillaz, Jack White, Haim, Leon Bridges, Brittany Howard, More

In early August, the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival announced that its 2020 festival at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park was officially cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over,’ the Title Track from His New Album Out 11/13 (Stream/Pre-Order)
August 27, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over,’ the Title Track from His New Album Out 11/13 (Stream/Pre-Order)

Starting Over is the title of the new album from Chris Stapleton, the acclaimed singer/songwriter whose career spans styles, genres and eras — all rooted in country/rock. The album will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Stresses the Need to Save Independent Music Venues like the Troubadour, a Crucial Stop in His Career
August 27, 2020
Elton John Stresses the Need to Save Independent Music Venues like the Troubadour, a Crucial Stop in His Career

Earlier this week saw the 50th anniversary of the day a young, hungry musician named Elton John took the stage at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif. for what would...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Cellar Video Vault
August 27, 2020
Rock Cellar Video Vault

Rock Cellar Video Vault Home Performances Daryl’s House Mike’s Picks Latest Music Videos Indie Artist Spotlight All Together Now LA – Telethon Performance Highlights Jeff Bridges – What A Little...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Travis + Susanna Hoffs’ New Music Video for ‘The Only Thing’; New Album ’10 Songs’ Out 10/9
August 26, 2020
Watch Travis + Susanna Hoffs’ New Music Video for ‘The Only Thing’; New Album ’10 Songs’ Out 10/9

On Oct. 9, acclaimed Scottish rock band Travis will release a new album titled 10 Songs — and earlier this week, the band fronted by Fran Healy premiered a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billie Eilish + FINNEAS Recreated the ‘NPR Tiny Desk Concert’ Studio at Home to Perform ‘my future’ and ‘everything i wanted’ (Watch)
August 26, 2020
Billie Eilish + FINNEAS Recreated the ‘NPR Tiny Desk Concert’ Studio at Home to Perform ‘my future’ and ‘everything i wanted’ (Watch)

Billie Eilish has enjoyed a momentous rise over the past few years. The singer/songwriter, still just 18 years of age, tied a previously unbreakable GRAMMYs record with her five wins,...

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 | Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)
August 25, 2020
Elton John: 50th Anniversary of Troubadour Gig Today 8/25; Special Gold Vinyl Reissue of Self-Titled Album Due in October (Pre-Order)

It was 50 years ago today — on Aug. 25, 1970 — that a scrappy young musician named Elton John took the stage at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, Calif....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Van Morrison Shares ‘Save Live Music’ Essay, Urging Fellow Artists to ‘Come Forward, Stand Up, Fight the Pseudo-Science and Speak Up’
August 25, 2020
Van Morrison Shares ‘Save Live Music’ Essay, Urging Fellow Artists to ‘Come Forward, Stand Up, Fight the Pseudo-Science and Speak Up’

Everybody wants life to return to “normal” — or whatever “normal” is allowed once the COVID-19 pandemic subsides enough to allow the resumption of our usual way of life —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Teaser Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO/HBO Max 10/17
August 24, 2020
Watch a Teaser Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO/HBO Max 10/17

Anybody who witnessed the live concert experience that David Byrne put together in 2018 knows how magical an evening it was — and the Talking Heads icon’s groundbreaking live presentation was turned into a hit Broadway...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a $200 Amazon Gift Card!
August 24, 2020
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a $200 Amazon Gift Card!

The entry period is now closed. Thank you! Enter our new one by clicking here.  Everything you could possibly need (or want!) at your fingertips. That’s the allure of Amazon, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Take a Break for a Few Minutes to Enjoy Tame Impala’s New Three-Song NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
August 24, 2020
Take a Break for a Few Minutes to Enjoy Tame Impala’s New Three-Song NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

The Slow Rush was released by Kevin Parker, kingpin/band leader of Tame Impala, back in February and still holds up as one of the strongest releases of this strange year....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Metallica Close Out the #MetallicaMondays Streaming Series with ‘Live in Mexico City 2017’ Tonight 8/24 on YouTube
August 24, 2020
Watch Metallica Close Out the #MetallicaMondays Streaming Series with ‘Live in Mexico City 2017’ Tonight 8/24 on YouTube

For the past few months of COVID-19 pandemic-inspired lockdown, Metallica has been keeping fans entertained at home with #MetallicaMondays — a weekly streaming series highlighting specific archival concert performances. (Click...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Today 8/21: Watch ‘A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Life of Joe Strummer’ Live Stream ft. Jeff Tweedy, Bob Weir, Bruce Springsteen, More – #SaveOurStages
August 21, 2020
Today 8/21: Watch ‘A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Life of Joe Strummer’ Live Stream ft. Jeff Tweedy, Bob Weir, Bruce Springsteen, More – #SaveOurStages

Today, Aug. 21, is the birthday of the legendary Joe Strummer — and while the front man of The Clash may be gone, his spirit lives on. Strummer will be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “Jessie’s Girl 2” from Coheed & Cambria + Rick Springfield is the Unexpected Team-Up We Needed in 2020 (Watch)
August 21, 2020
“Jessie’s Girl 2” from Coheed & Cambria + Rick Springfield is the Unexpected Team-Up We Needed in 2020 (Watch)

A song and music video premiered on Friday — that’s not unusual, as new music premieres every day — but this one is definitely unusual. There’s no way you were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Announce ‘Live Around the World’ Album, Out 10/2
August 20, 2020
Queen + Adam Lambert Announce ‘Live Around the World’ Album, Out 10/2

Turns out, Queen + Adam Lambert did follow through on the social media hints and suggestions of a big news announcement: Live Around the World, the first-ever Queen + Adam...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Lukather Has Sun-Soaked Backyard Fun in New ‘Run to Me’ Music Video — ft. Ringo Starr and Joseph Williams (Toto)
August 20, 2020
Steve Lukather Has Sun-Soaked Backyard Fun in New ‘Run to Me’ Music Video — ft. Ringo Starr and Joseph Williams (Toto)

When he’s not battling annoying leaf blowers with guitar riffs, Steve Lukather is honing his craft as a musician — and on Thursday, the man known for tasty guitar licks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cher Wants to Help Save the Post Office by Volunteering — but Apparently, She Can’t Do That
August 19, 2020
Cher Wants to Help Save the Post Office by Volunteering — but Apparently, She Can’t Do That

Cher wants to save the United States Post Office. The USPS has been the subject of significant news attention lately, the combination of COVID-19 pandemic-caused delivery slowdowns and politicization regarding...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Joe Bonamassa: ‘Royal Tea’ Album Inspired by Jeff Beck, Led Zeppelin, Cream, More Out 10/23; Live Stream Concert 9/20
August 19, 2020
Joe Bonamassa: ‘Royal Tea’ Album Inspired by Jeff Beck, Led Zeppelin, Cream, More Out 10/23; Live Stream Concert 9/20

Blues guitar trailblazer Joe Bonamassa will release Royal Tea, a brand new studio album that finds Bonamassa paying homage to his English blues/rock heroes. Inspired by the likes of Jeff Beck,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen + Adam Lambert Tease Some a Major Announcement Coming Later This Week
August 19, 2020
Queen + Adam Lambert Tease Some a Major Announcement Coming Later This Week

Update 8/20: Queen + Adam Lambert announced their first live album — click here for full details.  ———————— The Instagram account of Brian May, guitar god and Queen icon, has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Live Stream Set from John Prine’s Sons, Jack and Tommy Prine, Who Will Play the All the Best Festival in 2021
August 18, 2020
Watch a Live Stream Set from John Prine’s Sons, Jack and Tommy Prine, Who Will Play the All the Best Festival in 2021

On Tuesday, it was announced that Jack and Tommy Prine, sons of the late, great country/folk legend John Prine, will play the All the Best Festival in 2021. Launched in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 8/21: Stars Joining Forces for ‘A Song For Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer’ Tribute Live Stream for Charity
August 18, 2020
8/21: Stars Joining Forces for ‘A Song For Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer’ Tribute Live Stream for Charity

This Friday, Aug. 21, a number of notable music and entertainment acts will take part in A Song for Joe: Celebrating the Birthday of Joe Strummer, a live stream event...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Biffy Clyro Bassist James Johnston on ‘A Celebration of Endings’ & Resuming Live Concerts: ‘As Soon As We’re Able to Figure It Out, We’ll Be Knocking Down the Door’
August 17, 2020
Biffy Clyro Bassist James Johnston on ‘A Celebration of Endings’ & Resuming Live Concerts: ‘As Soon As We’re Able to Figure It Out, We’ll Be Knocking Down the Door’

Biffy Clyro often enhances its hard-rock sound with orchestration. “Many of Horror,” a pop-leaning top 10 U.K. charter for the Scottish rock trio, was a prime example. The accompanying 2009...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 8/21: The Killers, Bully, Bright Eyes, Guided By Voices, Old 97’s, Lemon Twigs, More
August 17, 2020
New Music Out This Week 8/21: The Killers, Bully, Bright Eyes, Guided By Voices, Old 97’s, Lemon Twigs, More

This upcoming Friday, Aug. 21 brings with it a number of notable new music releases from acts all across the wide spectrum of music. Below is our curated list of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Streaming Yankee Stadium Gig from 2011 for #MetallicaMondays — Tonight 8/17 on YouTube
August 17, 2020
Metallica Streaming Yankee Stadium Gig from 2011 for #MetallicaMondays — Tonight 8/17 on YouTube

Metallica is doing what it can to keep the masses entertained — and tonight, Aug. 17, the thrash/metal kings will stream another archival concert on YouTube as part of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Killers Share ‘Dying Breed’ from New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage,’ Out 8/21 (Stream)
August 14, 2020
The Killers Share ‘Dying Breed’ from New Album ‘Imploding the Mirage,’ Out 8/21 (Stream)

Next week, Aug. 21, The Killers will release their awaited new album, Imploding the Mirage. (Click here to pre-order Imploding the Mirage from our Rock Cellar Store). On Friday, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Slate (Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Rock Cellar Writer) Releases 43-Track ‘Lockdown Live’ Album, ft. Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Warren Zevon Covers and More
August 14, 2020
Jeff Slate (Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Rock Cellar Writer) Releases 43-Track ‘Lockdown Live’ Album, ft. Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Warren Zevon Covers and More

Jeff Slate is a New York-based singer/songwriter with a prolific solo career — in addition to being a rock music journalist. He’s a regular contributor to Rock Cellar (if you...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 8/14-8/16: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour, The Who Hyde Park 2015, Wallows at the Roxy, Best Coast and More
August 14, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 8/14-8/16: Morrison Hotel Gallery’s (De)Tour, The Who Hyde Park 2015, Wallows at the Roxy, Best Coast and More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | For Steve Martin’s 75th Birthday, Watch the Beloved Comedy Legend and Friend of Bugs Bunny Play Soothing Banjo Jams
August 14, 2020
For Steve Martin’s 75th Birthday, Watch the Beloved Comedy Legend and Friend of Bugs Bunny Play Soothing Banjo Jams

Today, Steve Martin turns 75. An all-around entertainment legend, he’s known for his comedy and irreverent wit — calling cards of his comedic style for decades. But even beyond that,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘The Ritual Begins at Sundown,’ a Psychedelic New Album from Robby Krieger of The Doors (Listen/Buy)
August 14, 2020
Out Now: ‘The Ritual Begins at Sundown,’ a Psychedelic New Album from Robby Krieger of The Doors (Listen/Buy)

The Ritual Begins at Sundown is a dramatic name for an album — and a fitting one for Robby Krieger, guitarist of The Doors. (Click here to purchase The Ritual...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 8/14: The Doors’ Robby Krieger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Whitney, Fantastic Negrito, Bruce Hornsby and Biffy Clyro (Listen)
August 14, 2020
New Music Out This Week 8/14: The Doors’ Robby Krieger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Whitney, Fantastic Negrito, Bruce Hornsby and Biffy Clyro (Listen)

Today, Friday, Aug. 14 brought with it a number of notable new music releases from acts all across the wide spectrum of music. Below is our curated list of Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Stray Cats Releasing ‘Rocked This Town: From LA to London’ Live Album 9/11 (Preview/Pre-Order)
August 13, 2020
The Stray Cats Releasing ‘Rocked This Town: From LA to London’ Live Album 9/11 (Preview/Pre-Order)

In 2019, The Stray Cats embarked on a very special tour to commemorate their 40th anniversary as a band — and on Sept. 11, a new live album taken from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | KISS Announces Rescheduled ‘End of the Road’ North American Tour Dates with David Lee Roth
August 13, 2020
KISS Announces Rescheduled ‘End of the Road’ North American Tour Dates with David Lee Roth

Back in late 2019, KISS announced a new batch of tour dates for its live tour farewell, the End of the Road Tour, with special guest David Lee Roth. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Nuno Bettencourt Cover Classics from Queen, Radiohead and Heart with Julian Lennon, Nancy Wilson, Steve Vai, Brian May and More (from an AXS TV Special)
August 12, 2020
Watch Nuno Bettencourt Cover Classics from Queen, Radiohead and Heart with Julian Lennon, Nancy Wilson, Steve Vai, Brian May and More (from an AXS TV Special)

World-class guitarist Nuno Bettencourt was recently the focus of an hour-long special that aired on AXS TV on Aug. 3. At Home And Social With Nuno Bettencourt & Friends found...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Streaming 2018 Safeco Field Gig 9/4-9/7 (ft. 30+ Songs, a White Stripes Cover, Brandi Carlile and More)
August 11, 2020
Pearl Jam Streaming 2018 Safeco Field Gig 9/4-9/7 (ft. 30+ Songs, a White Stripes Cover, Brandi Carlile and More)

In 2018, Pearl Jam staged The Home Shows, a pair of gigs in the alt/grunge band’s hometown of Seattle. Taking the stage at Safeco Field, the band roared through career-spanning...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Imperioli (Christopher Moltisanti from ‘The Sopranos’) Released an Interesting, Genre-Defying New Album with His Band, Zopa (Listen)
August 11, 2020
Michael Imperioli (Christopher Moltisanti from ‘The Sopranos’) Released an Interesting, Genre-Defying New Album with His Band, Zopa (Listen)

The legacy of The Sopranos lies in the powerhouse acting performances delivered by the HBO series’ principal cast members. The series, an engaging and thoughtful mafia story that unfolds in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 8/15: Watch 311 ‘Mardi Gras 2020’ Live Concert Film on Fantracks.com or DirecTV
August 11, 2020
Sat. 8/15: Watch 311 ‘Mardi Gras 2020’ Live Concert Film on Fantracks.com or DirecTV

Just before the COVID-19 pandemic forced bands off the road and everybody into their homes for the foreseeable future, alt/rock/funk veterans 311 played a handful of special concerts, culminating in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Morrison Hotel Gallery ‘(De)Tour’ 8/15: Ringo Starr, Slash, Linda Perry, John Oates, Sean Lennon, More Playing Virtual Festival for MusiCares/NIVA
August 10, 2020
Morrison Hotel Gallery ‘(De)Tour’ 8/15: Ringo Starr, Slash, Linda Perry, John Oates, Sean Lennon, More Playing Virtual Festival for MusiCares/NIVA

This upcoming Saturday, Aug. 15, a can’t-miss assortment of music icons will gather — remotely, of course — for (De)Tour, a special fundraising virtual charity festival benefiting MusiCares and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Paying Drive-In Concert Event 8/29, Screening in Outdoor Theaters Across North America; ‘Live in Munich 2004’ Streaming on YouTube 8/10
August 10, 2020
Metallica Paying Drive-In Concert Event 8/29, Screening in Outdoor Theaters Across North America; ‘Live in Munich 2004’ Streaming on YouTube 8/10

On Monday, Metallica announced some rather substantial news: The thrash/metal band will be the first band to play the Encore Drive-In Nights series with a special performance taking place on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a $200 Amazon Gift Card!
August 7, 2020
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a $200 Amazon Gift Card!

Note: The entry period is now closed. Thank you! Congratulations to Robert R. from Louisiana!  Everything you could possibly need (or want!) at your fingertips. That’s the allure of Amazon,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blink-182 Shares Furious, Aggressive (and Relatable) High-Energy Punk Anthem ‘Quarantine’ (Listen)
August 7, 2020
Blink-182 Shares Furious, Aggressive (and Relatable) High-Energy Punk Anthem ‘Quarantine’ (Listen)

Blink-182 has had about enough of the COVID-19 pandemic and its stranglehold over what we all consider ‘normal life.’ On Friday, the band premiered a new single, “Quarantine,” and it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a $200 Gift Card to Uber/Uber Eats!
August 7, 2020
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a $200 Gift Card to Uber/Uber Eats!

The giveaway period is now closed. Thank you! In the spirit of giving back — one so very important right now with the COVID-19 pandemic still dominating the world at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Streaming Virtual Festival ‘Inside Lands’ on Twitch 8/28-8/29, Celebrating Festival’s 12-Year History
August 7, 2020
Outside Lands Streaming Virtual Festival ‘Inside Lands’ on Twitch 8/28-8/29, Celebrating Festival’s 12-Year History

The Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival was cancelled in 2020, like so many other things, by the COVID-19 pandemic. And while the festival, which normally takes place every August...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Streaming Picks for This Weekend 8/7-8/9: The Who, Elton John, Grateful Dead, The Go-Go’s, More
August 7, 2020
Streaming Picks for This Weekend 8/7-8/9: The Who, Elton John, Grateful Dead, The Go-Go’s, More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deep Purple Roars Back with a ‘Whoosh!’ of a New Album (Listen/Stream/Buy)
August 7, 2020
Deep Purple Roars Back with a ‘Whoosh!’ of a New Album (Listen/Stream/Buy)

Deep Purple –– their name is synonymous with epic, grandiose compositions of heavy, dynamic rock mastery — and today, the band is back with a new album. (Click here to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Hosting Four-Show ‘Virtual World Tour’ of Gigs at the Roxy Theatre — Featuring Unique Live Sets
August 6, 2020
Indie/Pop Trio Wallows Hosting Four-Show ‘Virtual World Tour’ of Gigs at the Roxy Theatre — Featuring Unique Live Sets

Three-piece Los Angeles indie/pop trio Wallows (featuring actor Dylan Minnette of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters, an actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Vera’ and ‘Bring the Boys Back Home’ from Quarantine
August 6, 2020
Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Vera’ and ‘Bring the Boys Back Home’ from Quarantine

In recent weeks, Roger Waters has been keeping busy at home with a series of performances videos filmed in COVID-19 isolation. Joining forces (remotely) with his backing band, Waters has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Sharing Special Solo Performance ‘Live From The Great Amphitheatre, Ephesus 2001’ on YouTube 8/7
August 6, 2020
Elton John Sharing Special Solo Performance ‘Live From The Great Amphitheatre, Ephesus 2001’ on YouTube 8/7

The ongoing Classic Concert Series from Sir Elton John concludes this week with a flashback to 2001 and a very special performance from the world-renowned singer/pianist/cultural figure. Live From The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Bon Iver: Listen to ‘AUATC,’ ft. Bruce Springsteen, Jenny Lewis and More
August 5, 2020
New from Bon Iver: Listen to ‘AUATC,’ ft. Bruce Springsteen, Jenny Lewis and More

“AUATC” is short for “Ate Up All Their Cake,” and it’s the title of a new song from Justin Vernon and indie/rock veterans Bon Iver. Premiered on Wednesday, the song...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jon Bon Jovi and Son, Jesse, Hosting ‘Virtual Happy Hour’ Live Stream Event 8/14 with Their Rosé Company
August 4, 2020
Jon Bon Jovi and Son, Jesse, Hosting ‘Virtual Happy Hour’ Live Stream Event 8/14 with Their Rosé Company

On Aug. 14, Jon Bon Jovi and his son, Jesse Bongiovi, will take part in a special live stream event with Hampton Water, the father-and-son duo’s wine company. https://www.instagram.com/p/CDWTBOshcb-/ Announced...

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 | Watch Elton John’s Uplifting and Optimistic Video Message to Tony Bennett for the Legendary Singer’s 94th Birthday
August 3, 2020
Watch Elton John’s Uplifting and Optimistic Video Message to Tony Bennett for the Legendary Singer’s 94th Birthday

Today, Aug. 3, Tony Bennett — legendary singer and irreplaceable icon — celebrates his 94th birthday. An artist with the esteem and respect of Bennett’s level has innumerable fans, including...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Metallica ‘Dallas 2000’ to Commemorate the 57th Birthday of Frontman James Hetfield: Resilient Rock and Roll Lifer
August 3, 2020
Watch Metallica ‘Dallas 2000’ to Commemorate the 57th Birthday of Frontman James Hetfield: Resilient Rock and Roll Lifer

It’s impossible to think of Metallica‘s music without the primal howl of lead vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield — and today, Aug. 3, Hetfield celebrates his 57th birthday. Things haven’t always been...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alanis Morissette Returns with New Album ‘Such Pretty Forks in the Road’ — Her First Album in Eight Years (Listen/Stream)
July 31, 2020
Alanis Morissette Returns with New Album ‘Such Pretty Forks in the Road’ — Her First Album in Eight Years (Listen/Stream)

On Friday, Alanis Morissette returned with a new album, Such Pretty Forks in the Road. The singer/songwriter/actor had not released a new record in a while — eight years, to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park Releases ‘Dropped Frames, Vol. 2’, a Second Digital Album of Instrumentals Created Live on Twitch (with Fans)
July 31, 2020
Out Now: Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park Releases ‘Dropped Frames, Vol. 2’, a Second Digital Album of Instrumentals Created Live on Twitch (with Fans)

Mike Shinoda, rapper/MC/multi-instrumentalist of Linkin Park, has kept plenty busy over the past few weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic — specifically, his home recording studio. On July 10 he released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Trey Anastasio (Phish) Releases ‘Lonely Trip’ LP Written/Record in Lockdown
July 31, 2020
Out Now: Trey Anastasio (Phish) Releases ‘Lonely Trip’ LP Written/Record in Lockdown

Trey Anastasio has been on quite a Lonely Trip lately, and on Friday, July 31, the jam band guitarist/icon known as the front man and co-founder of Phish will release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 7/31-8/2: Elton John, Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia, Lollapalooza Virtual Festival, ‘Mavis 80’, Stone Temple Pilots ‘Core,’ The Go-Go’s Showtime Documentary
July 31, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 7/31-8/2: Elton John, Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia, Lollapalooza Virtual Festival, ‘Mavis 80’, Stone Temple Pilots ‘Core,’ The Go-Go’s Showtime Documentary

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home — which is so important these days,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Return with ‘Club Zero’: Hear Their First New Song in 20 Years; New Showtime Documentary Premiering 7/31
July 30, 2020
The Go-Go’s Return with ‘Club Zero’: Hear Their First New Song in 20 Years; New Showtime Documentary Premiering 7/31

It’s been a long time since the world heard new music from The Go-Go’s — but the Los Angeles punk/new wave band‘s new song, “Club Zero,” is here. Premiered late...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Bit of Creative Spontaneity Led Bastille to ‘WHAT YOU GONNA DO?,’ an Urgent New Collaboration with Blur’s Graham Coxon (Listen)
July 30, 2020
A Bit of Creative Spontaneity Led Bastille to ‘WHAT YOU GONNA DO?,’ an Urgent New Collaboration with Blur’s Graham Coxon (Listen)

Bastille (or BΔSTILLE, as commonly referred to by name) has become a global phenomenon over the course of its decade-long career, and the English indie/pop band was supposed to be laying...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Elton John ‘Madison Square Garden 2000’ on YouTube 7/31, a Fundraiser for the Elton John Aids Foundation (ft. Billy Joel, Mary J. Blige and More)
July 30, 2020
Watch Elton John ‘Madison Square Garden 2000’ on YouTube 7/31, a Fundraiser for the Elton John Aids Foundation (ft. Billy Joel, Mary J. Blige and More)

As he has been doing for a few weeks now, Sir Elton John will continue his weekly Classic Concert Series of archival live performance uploads on YouTube this Friday, July...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Wallflowers to Join Matchbox Twenty on Rescheduled 2021 Summer Tour (Full Details/Dates)
July 29, 2020
The Wallflowers to Join Matchbox Twenty on Rescheduled 2021 Summer Tour (Full Details/Dates)

This summer was supposed to see Matchbox Twenty and The Wallflowers join forces for a big outdoor amphitheater tour — only to have the COVID-19 pandemic force the tour to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Marilyn Manson’s Nightmarish Music Video for the Dystopian Anthem ‘We Are Chaos’; New Manson Album Announced (Out 9/11)
July 29, 2020
Watch Marilyn Manson’s Nightmarish Music Video for the Dystopian Anthem ‘We Are Chaos’; New Manson Album Announced (Out 9/11)

Marilyn Manson premiered a new song and music video on Wednesday, but “We Are Chaos” may throw you for a bit of a loop. Musically, it’s not an incendiary, in-your-face...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Announce Rescheduled North American Tour Dates for Summer 2021
July 29, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Announce Rescheduled North American Tour Dates for Summer 2021

Guns N’ Roses have been an unstoppable force on the touring circuit in recent years, but their plans came to a screeching halt in May due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Phoebe Bridgers Stage a Climactic Concert for Nobody at the Los Angeles Coliseum in Her New Music Video for ‘I Know the End’
July 29, 2020
Watch Phoebe Bridgers Stage a Climactic Concert for Nobody at the Los Angeles Coliseum in Her New Music Video for ‘I Know the End’

These are strange times — the strangest many of us have seen, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And it’s during this strange, unsettling time that Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sunday 8/2: Watch a Re-Broadcast of a Live Stream Gig from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)
July 28, 2020
Sunday 8/2: Watch a Re-Broadcast of a Live Stream Gig from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)

About a month ago, The Immediate Family — a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 72nd Annual Emmy Nominations Announced — Awards Show Scheduled for 9/20 (as Virtual Event)
July 28, 2020
72nd Annual Emmy Nominations Announced — Awards Show Scheduled for 9/20 (as Virtual Event)

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic having thrown the world into chaos and affecting the entertainment industry in ways few expected, the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards are still on schedule to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talkin’ ‘Bout This Generation: Filmmaker Bob Rose Explores How Today’s Musicians Find Success in ‘InstaBAND’
July 27, 2020
Talkin’ ‘Bout This Generation: Filmmaker Bob Rose Explores How Today’s Musicians Find Success in ‘InstaBAND’

Since The Who burst upon the global stage more than half a century ago singing “My Generation,” the music scene — and how to succeed in it — has undergone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lollapalooza Launching Free, Four-Day ‘Lolla2020’ Virtual Festival, Streaming 150+ Performances/Appearances on YouTube 7/30-8/2
July 27, 2020
Lollapalooza Launching Free, Four-Day ‘Lolla2020’ Virtual Festival, Streaming 150+ Performances/Appearances on YouTube 7/30-8/2

Like so much else in 2020, there will be no Lollapalooza due to the COVID-19 pandemic — but on Monday, the mega-fest announced plans for an extravagant streaming festival in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Travel Through Time with the Strokes in the NYC Band’s New Animated Video for ‘Ode to the Mets’
July 24, 2020
Travel Through Time with the Strokes in the NYC Band’s New Animated Video for ‘Ode to the Mets’

The Strokes couldn’t have picked a better time to premiere a trippy music video for “Ode to the Mets,” one of the songs from the NYC indie/rock band‘s new album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Announces Rescheduled 2021 European Tour Dates; New North American Dates TBA
July 24, 2020
Pearl Jam Announces Rescheduled 2021 European Tour Dates; New North American Dates TBA

The COVID-19 pandemic threw a wrench into the massive plans Pearl Jam had for 2020. The band’s new album, Gigaton, came out in late March, but the build-up to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Genesis Announces Rescheduled ‘The Last Domino?’ U.K./Ireland Reunion Tour Dates for April 2021
July 24, 2020
Genesis Announces Rescheduled ‘The Last Domino?’ U.K./Ireland Reunion Tour Dates for April 2021

Back in early March, before the COVID-19 pandemic began its stranglehold over everything, Genesis announced something fans of the legendary band had anticipated for a while: a reunion tour. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty Celebrate the Return of Major League Baseball with a Spirited Rendition of ‘Centerfield’ on Acoustic Guitar
July 23, 2020
Watch John Fogerty Celebrate the Return of Major League Baseball with a Spirited Rendition of ‘Centerfield’ on Acoustic Guitar

Today, July 23, the 2020 Major League Baseball season returns after being delayed since mid-March by the COVID-19 pandemic. Stringent rules are in place to ensure the safety of players,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mick Jagger Says New Rolling Stones Material ‘Sounds Pretty Good to Me’ — But Don’t Expect it Soon
July 23, 2020
Mick Jagger Says New Rolling Stones Material ‘Sounds Pretty Good to Me’ — But Don’t Expect it Soon

It’s been a busy few weeks for the Rolling Stones. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic ruining the band’s touring plans, which forced the postponement of the band’s No Filter tour dates,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rodrigo y Gabriela Announce ‘Mettavolution Live’ Double-Album, Premiere Cover of Pink Floyd’s “Echoes” (Listen/Preorder)
July 23, 2020
Rodrigo y Gabriela Announce ‘Mettavolution Live’ Double-Album, Premiere Cover of Pink Floyd’s “Echoes” (Listen/Preorder)

In April 2019, world-famous guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela released a new studio album, Mettavolution. The pair then went on a big world tour in support of the record, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Bon Jovi: 2020’ with Two New Songs, Including ‘Do What You Can’ — Album Out 10/2 (Listen/Preorder)
July 23, 2020
Preview ‘Bon Jovi: 2020’ with Two New Songs, Including ‘Do What You Can’ — Album Out 10/2 (Listen/Preorder)

Bon Jovi premiered a new song this week, and “Do What You Can” is very much a snapshot of life in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. The song’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Delta Spirit: Watch a Music Video for ‘It Ain’t Easy’, from New Album ‘What Is There’ Out in the Fall
July 23, 2020
New from Delta Spirit: Watch a Music Video for ‘It Ain’t Easy’, from New Album ‘What Is There’ Out in the Fall

California indie/rock band Delta Spirit recently announced its return after six years away, and will release a new album titled What Is There on Sept. 11. (Click here to pre-order...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘Feelin’ Alright’ Performed by Dave Mason and the Quarantines (Sammy Hagar, Michael McDonald, Mick Fleetwood and the Doobie Brothers)
July 22, 2020
Watch ‘Feelin’ Alright’ Performed by Dave Mason and the Quarantines (Sammy Hagar, Michael McDonald, Mick Fleetwood and the Doobie Brothers)

Dave Mason has been busy … and this week, the famed singer/songwriter/guitarist premiered a new performance video for the Traffic classic “Feelin’ Alright,” alongside the Quarantines: an ensemble of fellow...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch an Intimate My Chemical Romance Concert from 2003 to Mark the 18th Anniversary of MCR’s Debut Album ‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love’
July 22, 2020
Watch an Intimate My Chemical Romance Concert from 2003 to Mark the 18th Anniversary of MCR’s Debut Album ‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love’

My Chemical Romance had huge aspirations for 2020. The revered alt/punk/rock band reunited in December 2019 for its first live gig since 2012, ending a prolonged hiatus and inspiring fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Grateful Dead ‘Shoreline 9/29/89’ for Weekly ‘Shakedown Stream’ Friday 7/24 on YouTube
July 22, 2020
Watch Grateful Dead ‘Shoreline 9/29/89’ for Weekly ‘Shakedown Stream’ Friday 7/24 on YouTube

The Grateful Dead will stream another archival performance from Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain, View, Calif. — just outside San Jose — on Friday, July 24, the latest installment in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram
July 22, 2020
Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram

We’re all looking for distractions these days, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its stranglehold on all we hold dear. All that scrolling through your Instagram feed can be taxing on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Indoor Live Concerts to Return to England Beginning in August — with Proper Social Distancing Measures
July 21, 2020
Indoor Live Concerts to Return to England Beginning in August — with Proper Social Distancing Measures

England is approaching Stage 4 of its five-stage reopening plan enacted by the government as a means of slowly returning to “normal” after the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Phoebe Bridgers Sing ‘Kyoto’ on ‘Colbert’ Karaoke-Style, Complete with a Disco Ball, Bubbles, Flashy Lights and a Skeleton Costume
July 21, 2020
Watch Phoebe Bridgers Sing ‘Kyoto’ on ‘Colbert’ Karaoke-Style, Complete with a Disco Ball, Bubbles, Flashy Lights and a Skeleton Costume

On Monday evening, Phoebe Bridgers performed an #AtHome rendition of “Kyoto,” one of the lead singles from the singer/songwriter‘s new album, Punisher, for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. (Click...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Stream His Cover of ‘Police on My Back,’ from The Equals (and Later The Clash)
July 20, 2020
New from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong: Stream His Cover of ‘Police on My Back,’ from The Equals (and Later The Clash)

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day is back with another cover, part of his ongoing #NoFunMondays covers series. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCxI3R9FoZl/ This time, the singer/songwriter tackles “Police on My Back,” first made...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 7/22-7/23: Summer Sonic Streaming Archival Performances from Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Coldplay, Oasis and More on YouTube
July 20, 2020
7/22-7/23: Summer Sonic Streaming Archival Performances from Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, Coldplay, Oasis and More on YouTube

This week, the Summer Sonic Festival will dip into its vaults for the second installment in an archival series of uploads, streaming classic concert footage on the Japanese festival’s official...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Marley Documentary ‘Marley’ Screening 7/31 in Virtual and Traditional Movie Theaters as Part of #Marley75 Celebrations
July 20, 2020
Bob Marley Documentary ‘Marley’ Screening 7/31 in Virtual and Traditional Movie Theaters as Part of #Marley75 Celebrations

Originally released in 2012, Marley is a documentary film chronicling the life, career and legacy of reggae/cultural legend Bob Marley. The film will be re-released in virtual cinemas and traditional...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: The Pretenders Return with Resilient New Album ‘Hate for Sale’ (Listen)
July 20, 2020
Out Now: The Pretenders Return with Resilient New Album ‘Hate for Sale’ (Listen)

Hate for Sale, the eleventh studio album from Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders and the follow-up to 2016’s Alone, was released on July 17 (click here to purchase the album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Head Outside for a Performance of ‘Don’t You Wish It Was True’ by John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Family Band
July 17, 2020
Head Outside for a Performance of ‘Don’t You Wish It Was True’ by John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ Family Band

John Fogerty and his kids, ‘Fogerty’s Factory,’ have been quite the source of bountiful entertainment these past few weeks. On Friday, Fogerty’s Factory — the legendary rocker and his musically...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 3 (Ian Anderson, Ricky Phillips & James Young of Styx, Rik Emmett)
July 17, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 3 (Ian Anderson, Ricky Phillips & James Young of Styx, Rik Emmett)

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their favorite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Badflower Premieres New Song ’30,’ a Birthday Lament for Anybody Three Decades Old (Ahead of ‘S.H.I.T Fest’ Live Stream 7/18)
July 17, 2020
Badflower Premieres New Song ’30,’ a Birthday Lament for Anybody Three Decades Old (Ahead of ‘S.H.I.T Fest’ Live Stream 7/18)

Happy 30th birthday to Josh Katz, front man of the band Badflower. It doesn’t seem as if Katz is especially thrilled by the occasion, though. Here are some lyrics from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Bush Releases New Album ‘The Kingdom,’ Streaming Full Production Arena Concert Online 7/18
July 17, 2020
Out Now: Bush Releases New Album ‘The Kingdom,’ Streaming Full Production Arena Concert Online 7/18

Gavin Rossdale and Bush have unleashed a new album, The Kingdom, which was released on Friday and is available by clicking here. The record, the eighth full-length studio effort from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rammstein Announces Rescheduled 2021 North American Tour Dates
July 16, 2020
Rammstein Announces Rescheduled 2021 North American Tour Dates

Rammstein was supposed to head out on its first-ever stadium tour of North America in 2020, only to see the COVID-19 pandemic force the German industrial/metal band to postpone the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ with Four Songs, Including Joan Jett Reimagining ‘Jeepster’
July 16, 2020
Preview ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ with Four Songs, Including Joan Jett Reimagining ‘Jeepster’

On Sept. 4, a number of music icons will team up for Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex, a tribute album to the classic (and perhaps...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Travis Premieres New Video for ‘Valentine,’ Directed by Front Man Fran Healy (Watch)
July 15, 2020
Travis Premieres New Video for ‘Valentine,’ Directed by Front Man Fran Healy (Watch)

Last week, acclaimed Scottish rock band Travis debuted a new song, “Valentine,” a preview of the group’s upcoming album, 10 Songs. On Wednesday, the band premiered a music video for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bush Streaming Full Production Arena Show Saturday 7/18 to Celebrate Release of New Album ‘The Kingdom’
July 14, 2020
Bush Streaming Full Production Arena Show Saturday 7/18 to Celebrate Release of New Album ‘The Kingdom’

Back in early March, Gavin Rossdale and alt/rock hitmakers Bush announced a new album, The Kingdom. The record is coming out this Friday, July 17, and was previewed with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | July 2020 Issue
July 13, 2020
July 2020 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our new July 2020 features. Paul Weller: ‘The Modfather’ Discusses Life in COVID-19 Isolation and His New Album, ‘On Sunset’ (The Interview) Waxing Poetic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Waxing Poetic About the Majesty of Vinyl Records with Benmont Tench
July 13, 2020
Waxing Poetic About the Majesty of Vinyl Records with Benmont Tench

Note: This interview with Benmont Tench was conducted a few years back, well before the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.  Walk into Benmont Tench’s home and you’ll immediately know you’ve entered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Australian Britpop-Inspired Trio DMA’s Expands its Sound with New Album ‘The Glow’ – a Nuanced and Impressive Effort (Listen)
July 10, 2020
Australian Britpop-Inspired Trio DMA’s Expands its Sound with New Album ‘The Glow’ – a Nuanced and Impressive Effort (Listen)

DMA’s is a three-piece band from Sydney, Australia with its musical roots planted in the 1990s’ Britpop sound. The band has shared the stage with the likes of Liam Gallagher,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play the CCR Classic ‘Tombstone Shadow’ from the Garage
July 10, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play the CCR Classic ‘Tombstone Shadow’ from the Garage

It’s time once again for some musical entertainment from Fogerty Factory, the family band assembled by rocker John Fogerty and his musically inclined children Shane, Kelsy and Tyler. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCeE_O1BirV/ The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park): Stream ‘Dropped Frames Vol. 1,’ a Mostly Instrumental Album Created on Twitch (With the Help of Fans)
July 10, 2020
New from Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park): Stream ‘Dropped Frames Vol. 1,’ a Mostly Instrumental Album Created on Twitch (With the Help of Fans)

Mike Shinoda, MC/rapper/multi-instrumentalist known for his years as a co-front man of Linkin Park, has kept busy during the COVID-19 pandemic — and today, Shinoda released Dropped Frames, Vol. 1, a mostly-instrumental collection...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Sufjan Stevens: Stream ‘My Rajneesh,’ the (10-Minute) B-Side to His New (12-Minute) Single ‘America’
July 10, 2020
New from Sufjan Stevens: Stream ‘My Rajneesh,’ the (10-Minute) B-Side to His New (12-Minute) Single ‘America’

Two songs, 22 minutes. That’s not the sort of thing you’d expect from nearly any musical act, but Sufjan Stevens isn’t just any musical act. The innovative and always creatively...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Deep Purple: Stream ‘Nothing At All,’ from Band’s New Album ‘Whoosh!’ Out 8/7
July 10, 2020
New from Deep Purple: Stream ‘Nothing At All,’ from Band’s New Album ‘Whoosh!’ Out 8/7

Deep Purple is nearing the release date of its new and 21st studio album, Whoosh!, which was delayed a bit due to the COVID-19 pandemic but now has a scheduled...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘Carter-Finley Stadium 7/10/90’ on YouTube 7/10, Dead & Company ‘Folsom Field 2018’ on 7/11
July 10, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘Carter-Finley Stadium 7/10/90’ on YouTube 7/10, Dead & Company ‘Folsom Field 2018’ on 7/11

There’s plenty of activities to keep Grateful Dead fans occupied this weekend. On Friday, a lavish and detailed 50th anniversary edition of the band‘s 1970 album Workingman’s Dead was released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 7/18: Badflower Hosting ‘S.H.I.T Fest’ Streaming Virtual ‘Live’ Music Festival with Dead Sara, Bones UK and Dead Poet Society for Charity
July 9, 2020
7/18: Badflower Hosting ‘S.H.I.T Fest’ Streaming Virtual ‘Live’ Music Festival with Dead Sara, Bones UK and Dead Poet Society for Charity

Los Angeles-based alt/rock band Badflower emerged in 2019 with OK, I’m Sick, its compelling debut record — and would have spent Summer 2020 on the road opening for 311 and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way: Stream the Glammy ‘Here Comes the End,’ from Netflix’s ‘Umbrella Academy’
July 9, 2020
New from My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way: Stream the Glammy ‘Here Comes the End,’ from Netflix’s ‘Umbrella Academy’

My Chemical Romance was supposed to be enjoying a hotly anticipated reunion tour throughout 2020 — but the COVID-19 pandemic put a stop to that, forcing the alt-rock/punk band to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Thursday 7/9: Watch GRAMMY Museum’s ‘Catching Up with The Immediate Family’ (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)
July 8, 2020
Thursday 7/9: Watch GRAMMY Museum’s ‘Catching Up with The Immediate Family’ (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)

This Thursday, July 9, the GRAMMY Museum will host Catching Up with The Immediate Family, a live online conversation with the group — a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rolling Stones Tease Premiere of a Music Video for Unreleased Song ‘Criss Cross,’ Coming 7/9
July 8, 2020
Rolling Stones Tease Premiere of a Music Video for Unreleased Song ‘Criss Cross,’ Coming 7/9

It looks as if The Rolling Stones will be premiering a new music video on Thursday, July 9, for a song called “Criss Cross.” The band shared a short teaser...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘In the End’ by Linkin Park Passed a Billion YouTube Views and Was Recently Covered by 266 Musicians Around the World
July 8, 2020
‘In the End’ by Linkin Park Passed a Billion YouTube Views and Was Recently Covered by 266 Musicians Around the World

Without the crossover success of “In the End,” which peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 — there’s a chance Linkin Park would not have become a powerhouse...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Presents ‘Concerts on the Couch’ Video Performance Series Promoting 2020’s Emerging Artists
July 7, 2020
The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Presents ‘Concerts on the Couch’ Video Performance Series Promoting 2020’s Emerging Artists

The Valley Cultural Foundation, the leading arts organization in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County, has launched a new online concert series — and Concerts on the Couch...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ Play ‘Proud Mary’ and ‘Centerfield’ for the July 4th Holiday
July 6, 2020
Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ Play ‘Proud Mary’ and ‘Centerfield’ for the July 4th Holiday

This past weekend saw the 4th of July celebrated throughout the United States — and legendary rocker John Fogerty and his kids, the Fogerty Factory, released two more performance videos...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘On Sunset,’ the New Album from ‘The Modfather’ Himself, Paul Weller
July 6, 2020
Out Now: Stream ‘On Sunset,’ the New Album from ‘The Modfather’ Himself, Paul Weller

Paul Weller was supposed to release his new album, On Sunset, earlier in the summer — only to see the COVID-19 pandemic throw a wrench in those plans and delay...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens Returns: Stream ‘America,’ His New 12-and-a-Half-Minute Single
July 3, 2020
Sufjan Stevens Returns: Stream ‘America,’ His New 12-and-a-Half-Minute Single

Just in time for the 4th of July holiday weekend, acclaimed indie/experimental singer/songwriter Sufjan Stevens has premiered a new song titled “America.” It’s the first song released from Stevens’ upcoming...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘First Rose of Spring,’ the 70th(!) Studio Album from Willie Nelson
July 2, 2020
Out Now: Stream ‘First Rose of Spring,’ the 70th(!) Studio Album from Willie Nelson

How many albums have you released in your life? There’s a very good chance you haven’t released as many as Willie Nelson, who notches his SEVENTIETH studio album with First...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Crowes Announce Rescheduled ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ Tour Dates for 2021
July 2, 2020
The Black Crowes Announce Rescheduled ‘Shake Your Money Maker’ Tour Dates for 2021

In late 2019, The Black Crowes announced pretty significant plans: Brothers Chris and Rich Robinson announced that the seminal blues/rock band would be touring throughout Summer 2020, playing all of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Update: The Vanilla Ice Concert in Austin, Texas on 7/3 is Cancelled, ‘I Didn’t Know the Numbers Were So Crazy!’
July 2, 2020
Update: The Vanilla Ice Concert in Austin, Texas on 7/3 is Cancelled, ‘I Didn’t Know the Numbers Were So Crazy!’

Vanilla Ice was set to play a concert on Friday, July 3 in Austin, Texas, despite skyrocketing coronavirus cases across the state and intense scrutiny from all corners, but the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Vanilla Ice: ‘I Take Everything Serious with the Coronavirus,’ Promises Social Distancing, Masks at 7/3 Gig in Texas (UPDATE: Show Cancelled)
July 2, 2020
Vanilla Ice: ‘I Take Everything Serious with the Coronavirus,’ Promises Social Distancing, Masks at 7/3 Gig in Texas (UPDATE: Show Cancelled)

UPDATE 7/2: Vanilla Ice has cancelled his scheduled performance on Friday, announcing the news to his fans in a message on Instsagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CCJeT73pZJV/ ———————————– Original post: This Friday night, July...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Protest Song ‘Gimme Some Truth’
July 2, 2020
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Premieres Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Protest Song ‘Gimme Some Truth’

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong premiered the latest in his ongoing series of covers late Wednesday night, premiering a rendition of “Gimme Some Truth,” the pointed political protest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Rebroadcast of ‘The Brothers: 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Allman Brothers Band’ Concert This Weekend 7/3-7/5
July 1, 2020
Watch a Rebroadcast of ‘The Brothers: 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Allman Brothers Band’ Concert This Weekend 7/3-7/5

Back on March 10, surviving members of The Allman Brothers Band convened at Madison Square Garden for a special concert event commemorating the legendary band‘s 50th anniversary and legacy. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hella Mega Tour: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Rescheduled North American Dates for Summer 2021
July 1, 2020
Hella Mega Tour: Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy Announce Rescheduled North American Dates for Summer 2021

This summer was supposed to see Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy join forces for the Hella Mega Tour, a gigantic outdoor outing that was postponed, like so many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park) Created an Album via Twitch with the Help of Fans, and ‘Dropped Frames Pt. 1’ is Out 7/10
July 1, 2020
Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park) Created an Album via Twitch with the Help of Fans, and ‘Dropped Frames Pt. 1’ is Out 7/10

Mike Shinoda, MC/rapper/multi-instrumentalist known for his years as a co-front man of Linkin Park, has been as busy as anyone during the COVID-19 pandemic. He’s kept busy on a near-daily...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to a Particularly Electric Performance of ‘Takin’ it to the Streets’ by Michael McDonald, ft. Drea Rhenee
July 1, 2020
Listen to a Particularly Electric Performance of ‘Takin’ it to the Streets’ by Michael McDonald, ft. Drea Rhenee

Recent weeks have seen Michael McDonald premiere powerful live renditions of songs from his iconic career, and this week’s latest entry to the series features one of the smooth singer‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s Announce ‘Club Zero,’ First New Single in 20 Years; Showtime Documentary Premiering 8/1
July 1, 2020
The Go-Go’s Announce ‘Club Zero,’ First New Single in 20 Years; Showtime Documentary Premiering 8/1

The Go-Go’s will release a new song on July 31. This is big news, considering the iconic all-female Los Angeles punk/new wave band hasn’t released a new recording in 20...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘One World,’ a Global Charity Recording Project Launched By Award-Winning Songwriter Franke Previte (Listen)
July 1, 2020
Out Now: ‘One World,’ a Global Charity Recording Project Launched By Award-Winning Songwriter Franke Previte (Listen)

Franke Previte is an acclaimed singer/songwriter whose work with Franke and the Knockouts achieved success in the 1980s before he co-wrote the Dirty Dancing anthems “(I’ve Had) The Time of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hayley Williams Shares Behind-The-Scenes Video for ‘Sugar on the Rim,’ Complete with in-Studio Footage and … Mango Sorbet
June 30, 2020
Hayley Williams Shares Behind-The-Scenes Video for ‘Sugar on the Rim,’ Complete with in-Studio Footage and … Mango Sorbet

In May, Hayley Williams of Paramore stepped out on her own with Petals for Armor, her first solo album and a resilient and cathartic exploration varying in styles and genres...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch The Rolling Stones ‘Havana Moon’ Concert Film at Drive-in Theaters Beginning 7/10
June 30, 2020
Catch The Rolling Stones ‘Havana Moon’ Concert Film at Drive-in Theaters Beginning 7/10

Beginning July 10, drive-in movie theaters across the United States and Canada will host a special screening engagement of The Rolling Stones: Havana Moon, a production of a Stones gig...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens: New Album ‘The Ascension’ Announced, Single ‘America’ Premiering 7/3
June 30, 2020
Sufjan Stevens: New Album ‘The Ascension’ Announced, Single ‘America’ Premiering 7/3

On Sept. 25, Sufjan Stevens will release his eighth solo album, The Ascension, via Asthmatic Kitty. The record was announced on Tuesday, along with word that the album’s lead single,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blue Oyster Cult: New Album ‘The Symbol Remains’ Coming in October; ’45th Anniversary – Live In London’ Out 8/7
June 29, 2020
Blue Oyster Cult: New Album ‘The Symbol Remains’ Coming in October; ’45th Anniversary – Live In London’ Out 8/7

The members of Blue Oyster Cult — Buck Dharma, Eric Bloom, Danny Miranda, Richie Castellano and Jules Radino — have been working on a new album steadily for a while...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Friday 7/3: Watch Elton John’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,’ Performed by L.A.-Based Musical Collective The Tribe as a Free Online Stream for Charity
June 29, 2020
Friday 7/3: Watch Elton John’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,’ Performed by L.A.-Based Musical Collective The Tribe as a Free Online Stream for Charity

This Friday, July 3, the Tribe — a collective of LA-based musicians who perform concerts for various causes to raise money and awareness — will screen a full-album performance of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play ‘Blue Moon Nights,’ Nestled Under a Tree in the Summer Air
June 29, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play ‘Blue Moon Nights,’ Nestled Under a Tree in the Summer Air

This past Friday brought with it the latest entry in the delightful ongoing series of at-home performance videos from John Fogerty and his kids, the Fogerty Factory — and this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Miley Cyrus Belt Out the Beatles’ ‘Help’ from an Empty Rose Bowl for ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’
June 29, 2020
Watch Miley Cyrus Belt Out the Beatles’ ‘Help’ from an Empty Rose Bowl for ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’

This past Saturday, a host of entertainers and musicians took part in Global Goal: Unite for Our Future, another online benefit concert raising much-needed fundraising help during the ongoing COVID-19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson: Watch ‘4th of July’ Online Concert Film 7/4; Memoir with Sister Bobbie Nelson Announced
June 26, 2020
Willie Nelson: Watch ‘4th of July’ Online Concert Film 7/4; Memoir with Sister Bobbie Nelson Announced

Willie Nelson dropped some news this week, with two things of note coming up for fans of the country/folk legend. Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic will not take place...

Rock Cellar Magazine | American Hi-Fi Continues Covers Series with Guitar-Heavy Take on ‘Our House’ By Madness
June 26, 2020
American Hi-Fi Continues Covers Series with Guitar-Heavy Take on ‘Our House’ By Madness

It turns out, the classic Madness song “Our House” is perfectly suited for a guitar-heavy rock and roll cover, which was provided to us all this week by American Hi-Fi....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘Shoreline 10/2/87’ on YouTube Friday 6/26, Dead & Company ‘Citi Field 2018’ Sat. 6/27
June 26, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch ‘Shoreline 10/2/87’ on YouTube Friday 6/26, Dead & Company ‘Citi Field 2018’ Sat. 6/27

It’s the weekend, which means it’s time for more archival streams from the Grateful Dead vaults, which seem to be an endless source of content thanks to the jam band’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | HAIM Shines Brighter Than Ever with the Resonant ‘Women in Music Pt. III’ — The Indie/Pop Album of the Summer (Listen)
June 26, 2020
HAIM Shines Brighter Than Ever with the Resonant ‘Women in Music Pt. III’ — The Indie/Pop Album of the Summer (Listen)

Los Angeles-based indie/rock trio Haim have a special bond — after all, they’re sisters — and the confidence inspired by that bond has led the way for Este, Danielle and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar Clarifies ‘I’d Rather Personally Get Sick and Even Die’ Comments About Returning to Music During the Pandemic
June 25, 2020
Sammy Hagar Clarifies ‘I’d Rather Personally Get Sick and Even Die’ Comments About Returning to Music During the Pandemic

A recent piece from Rolling Stone interviewed several music icons about how they’re holding up during the COVID-19 pandemic and their thoughts about returning to playing live music. Sammy Hagar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bring Me the Horizon Dives Headfirst Into the Abyss with Apocalyptic/Fascinating New Song/Video ‘Parasite Eve’
June 25, 2020
Bring Me the Horizon Dives Headfirst Into the Abyss with Apocalyptic/Fascinating New Song/Video ‘Parasite Eve’

Please remain calm, the end has arrived. You bring the anxiety, Bring Me the Horizon will bring the soundtrack to the end of the world. On Thursday, the shape-shifting English...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Michael Stipe and Big Red Machine (Aaron Dessner) Perform ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ for Jimmy Fallon
June 24, 2020
Watch Michael Stipe and Big Red Machine (Aaron Dessner) Perform ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ for Jimmy Fallon

“No Time for Love Like Now” is an elegantly arranged and achingly beautiful new song from Michael Stipe, longtime vocalist for R.E.M., and Aaron Dessner of the National, part of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Radiohead Gig from St. Gallen, Switzerland in 2016 on YouTube 6/25
June 24, 2020
Watch a Radiohead Gig from St. Gallen, Switzerland in 2016 on YouTube 6/25

On Thursday, June 25, Radiohead will open its vault once again for an archival concert upload, this time flashing back to a gig from July 2016 at OpenAir in St....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Come All Ye Faithful,’ from the New Psychedelic Furs Album ‘Made of Rain’ Due Out 7/31
June 24, 2020
Stream ‘Come All Ye Faithful,’ from the New Psychedelic Furs Album ‘Made of Rain’ Due Out 7/31

On July 31, The Psychedelic Furs will add to their heralded career with the anticipated Made of Rain, the band’s first album since 1991. https://www.instagram.com/p/CAuCM2iHDzi/ The album, which was delayed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rising Indie Trio Wallows Keeping Busy with Stylish At-Home Acoustic Performances: Watch ‘OK’ and ‘Are You Bored Yet?’
June 24, 2020
Rising Indie Trio Wallows Keeping Busy with Stylish At-Home Acoustic Performances: Watch ‘OK’ and ‘Are You Bored Yet?’

Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why), Braeden Lemasters (actor known for roles such as Men of a Certain Age) and Cole Preston, would probably be out on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘More,’ From His Upcoming Album ‘On Sunset’ Due 7/3
June 24, 2020
New from Paul Weller: Stream ‘More,’ From His Upcoming Album ‘On Sunset’ Due 7/3

“More” is a new song from esteemed English rock icon Paul Weller, premiered on Wednesday as a preview of his upcoming album, On Sunset, which will be released July 3....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Phoebe Bridgers Sing ‘I See You’ for ‘The Late Late Show’ From Her Car While Circling Around a Parking Lot
June 24, 2020
Watch Phoebe Bridgers Sing ‘I See You’ for ‘The Late Late Show’ From Her Car While Circling Around a Parking Lot

Singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers has earned rave reviews for her emotionally tinged indie/rock music over the past few years, but her appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Delightfully Calming Concert at Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu — in Front of an Audience of 2,200+ House Plants
June 23, 2020
Watch a Delightfully Calming Concert at Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu — in Front of an Audience of 2,200+ House Plants

Barcelona’s Liceu opera has been shuttered since the middle of March, forced like so many other things to change course on 2020 plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. NPR reported...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Friday 6/26: Watch a Live-Stream Gig from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell
June 23, 2020
Friday 6/26: Watch a Live-Stream Gig from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell

This Friday, June 26, The Immediate Family — a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sammy Hagar Willing to Return to Live Music Before a Vaccine, Would Rather ‘Get Sick and Even Die’ Than Let the Economy Stay Shut Down
June 23, 2020
Sammy Hagar Willing to Return to Live Music Before a Vaccine, Would Rather ‘Get Sick and Even Die’ Than Let the Economy Stay Shut Down

Sammy Hagar has been doing his best to keep busy at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, uploading a few quarantine performance clips with his pals in the Circle — but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello Surprised 10-Year-Old Music Prodigy Nandi Bushell (Known for Her Rage Against the Machine Covers) with a Custom Guitar
June 23, 2020
Tom Morello Surprised 10-Year-Old Music Prodigy Nandi Bushell (Known for Her Rage Against the Machine Covers) with a Custom Guitar

She may only be 10 years old, but Nandi Bushell is already making a name for herself thanks to a series of incredibly impressive videos uploaded to YouTube — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Papa Roach Released an Updated Version of ‘Tightrope,’ a Hidden Track on 2000’s ‘Infest’; New Album in the Works
June 23, 2020
Papa Roach Released an Updated Version of ‘Tightrope,’ a Hidden Track on 2000’s ‘Infest’; New Album in the Works

This past weekend, Papa Roach surprised fans with a newly updated version of an old song, “Tightrope.” It’s always been something of a fan favorite, and as a treat for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don’t Throw Away Your Shot to Finally See ‘Hamilton’ When a Live Performance Film Premieres on Disney+ 7/3
June 23, 2020
Don’t Throw Away Your Shot to Finally See ‘Hamilton’ When a Live Performance Film Premieres on Disney+ 7/3

There was a time, not too long ago, when Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton was the hottest ticket in the world. The musical play, based on Ron Chernow’s 2004 biography of Alexander...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Details First-Ever ‘Live from the Drive-In’ Concert Series with Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Jon Pardi, Nelly and More
June 22, 2020
Live Nation Details First-Ever ‘Live from the Drive-In’ Concert Series with Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Jon Pardi, Nelly and More

Live from the Drive-In is a new concert series from Live Nation, a direct response to the ongoing difficulties placed on the live music world as a result of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Paul McCartney Play Trumpet on ‘When the Saints Go Marching In,’ with Elvis Costello, Irma Thomas, Dave Grohl and More, for the Preservation Hall Foundation
June 22, 2020
Watch Paul McCartney Play Trumpet on ‘When the Saints Go Marching In,’ with Elvis Costello, Irma Thomas, Dave Grohl and More, for the Preservation Hall Foundation

This past Saturday evening, the Preservation Hall Foundation staged a special live stream concert event, a fundraiser for musicians affected by the COVID-19 pandemic — and the four-hour concert featured...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played in Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sold for $6M+ at Auction, Breaking Records
June 22, 2020
The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played in Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sold for $6M+ at Auction, Breaking Records

Over the weekend, a crucial piece of music memorabilia from the 1990s went up for auction — and the 1959 Martin D-18E Kurt Cobain played in Nirvana‘s MTV Unplugged performance...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Saturday 6/20: ‘Round Midnight Preserves’ Live Stream for the Preservation Hall Foundation, ft. Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Elvis Costello and More
June 19, 2020
Saturday 6/20: ‘Round Midnight Preserves’ Live Stream for the Preservation Hall Foundation, ft. Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Elvis Costello and More

This Saturday night, June 20, a very special live stream concert event benefiting the Preservation Hall Foundation will take place — and you can watch for free from the comfort...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson Premieres Video for ‘We Are the Cowboys,’ Directed By Son Micah Nelson, Just in Time for Father’s Day
June 19, 2020
Willie Nelson Premieres Video for ‘We Are the Cowboys,’ Directed By Son Micah Nelson, Just in Time for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day coming up this weekend, Willie Nelson chose the perfect time to premiere a new music video for a song titled “We Are the Cowboys.” The clip was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play Bill Withers’ ‘Lean On Me,’ Dedicated to Black Lives Matter
June 19, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + Fogerty Factory Play Bill Withers’ ‘Lean On Me,’ Dedicated to Black Lives Matter

John Fogerty and his children, the Fogerty Factory — Shane, Kelsy and Tyler — uploaded a new video in their ongoing series of performance clips. This one’s special, however. Recent...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways,’ the Anticipated New Album from Bob Dylan (Listen)
June 19, 2020
Out Now: ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways,’ the Anticipated New Album from Bob Dylan (Listen)

When Bob Dylan announced his new album, Rough and Rowdy Ways, it caught many by surprise. After all, the living legend hadn’t released an album of original material since 2012’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead & Company Streaming 2018 Gig from Dodger Stadium on YouTube Saturday 6/20
June 18, 2020
Dead & Company Streaming 2018 Gig from Dodger Stadium on YouTube Saturday 6/20

The past several weekends have featured archival streams from both the Grateful Dead and Dead &  Company. This upcoming weekend will not feature a stream from the Grateful Dead, as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dennis DeYoung Pulls No Punches Targeting Media Disinformation in His New Video for ‘With All Due Respect’
June 18, 2020
Dennis DeYoung Pulls No Punches Targeting Media Disinformation in His New Video for ‘With All Due Respect’

On May 21, Dennis DeYoung, longtime vocalist of the band Styx, released a new solo album titled 26 East, Vol. 1. Among the album’s songs is “With All Due Respect,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Disturbed Announces 2021 Dates for Rescheduled ‘The Sickness’ 20th Anniversary Tour, with Staind and Bad Wolves
June 18, 2020
Disturbed Announces 2021 Dates for Rescheduled ‘The Sickness’ 20th Anniversary Tour, with Staind and Bad Wolves

When Disturbed dropped its debut studio album, The Sickness, in March 2000, it set in course a career that has earned the group multiple Grammy nominations, millions of records sold...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alanis Morissette: ‘Jagged Little Pill’ 25th Anniversary Digital Reissue Out 6/26, Summer Tour with Garbage/Liz Phair Rescheduled to 2021
June 18, 2020
Alanis Morissette: ‘Jagged Little Pill’ 25th Anniversary Digital Reissue Out 6/26, Summer Tour with Garbage/Liz Phair Rescheduled to 2021

Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, Alanis Morissette would be out on the road this summer with Garbage and Liz Phair, celebrating the 25th anniversary of her breakthrough 1995...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Nation Considering Significant Changes to Policy for Potential 2021 Concerts/Festivals, with Artists Taking on More Financial Responsibility
June 18, 2020
Live Nation Considering Significant Changes to Policy for Potential 2021 Concerts/Festivals, with Artists Taking on More Financial Responsibility

Rolling Stone has obtained a new memo from Live Nation that indicates significant changes are in store for 2021, should the resumption of live concerts and music festivals resume in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Radiohead Gig from Saitama, Japan in 2008 Today 6/18 on YouTube
June 18, 2020
Watch a Radiohead Gig from Saitama, Japan in 2008 Today 6/18 on YouTube

As the band has been doing for most of the past few weeks, Radiohead is dipping into the vault once again for an archival concert stream that will go up on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rescheduled 2021 Dates for the Stadium Tour with Motley Crue/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Announced
June 18, 2020
Rescheduled 2021 Dates for the Stadium Tour with Motley Crue/Def Leppard/Poison/Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Announced

This summer’s planned Stadium Tour, a mega-ticket featuring iconic rock bands Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, was going to be epic — but fans will have to wait one more...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 78th Birthday
June 18, 2020
A Toast to Sir Paul McCartney on His 78th Birthday

This piece originally ran for a previous birthday celebration on behalf of Sir Paul McCartney, so here it is again for his 78th … Back in 1967, the Beatles wondered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Songs for the Chaos of Life: Phoebe Bridgers Seeks Calm in Uncertainty on New Album ‘Punisher’ (Listen/Review)
June 18, 2020
Songs for the Chaos of Life: Phoebe Bridgers Seeks Calm in Uncertainty on New Album ‘Punisher’ (Listen/Review)

On “Chinese Satellite,” a song on her second full-length album, Punisher, Phoebe Bridgers asks a question that doubles as self-critique: I’ve been running around in circles Pretending to be myself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blown Away By These Music Students’ Rendition of ‘I’m Still Standing,’ Elton John Invited Them to Be His Guests on Tour
June 17, 2020
Blown Away By These Music Students’ Rendition of ‘I’m Still Standing,’ Elton John Invited Them to Be His Guests on Tour

In late March, students from the Telford Priory School in Shropshire, England, uploaded a video of themselves performing the Elton John classic “I’m Still Standing.” As this came about during...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Black Pumas Play ‘Colors’ and Cover Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car’ on ‘Seth Meyers’ and ‘Colbert’
June 17, 2020
Watch Black Pumas Play ‘Colors’ and Cover Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car’ on ‘Seth Meyers’ and ‘Colbert’

Acclaimed Austin blues/rock duo Black Pumas had a huge 2019, releasing a self-titled debut album that led to a Best New Artist nomination at the Grammys — and the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Spike Lee-Directed Concert Film of David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show Hitting HBO This Year
June 17, 2020
A Spike Lee-Directed Concert Film of David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show Hitting HBO This Year

Anybody who witnessed the live concert experience that David Byrne put together in 2018 knows how magical an evening it was — and the Talking Heads icon’s groundbreaking live presentation was turned into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The Killers: Stream ‘My Own Soul’s Warning,’ a Powerful New Anthem from the Upcoming ‘Imploding the Mirage’
June 17, 2020
New from The Killers: Stream ‘My Own Soul’s Warning,’ a Powerful New Anthem from the Upcoming ‘Imploding the Mirage’

When you think of The Killers, you expect bombast, grandiose compositions with earnest lyrics and fist-pumping theatrics — and that’s very much what the group delivered with its new single,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bristol, UK Band Idles Announces New LP ‘Ultra Mono,’ Premieres Intense, Gritty Video for ‘Grounds’
June 16, 2020
Bristol, UK Band Idles Announces New LP ‘Ultra Mono,’ Premieres Intense, Gritty Video for ‘Grounds’

Idles has earned a reputation in recent years, the Bristol, UK band’s in-your-face lyrical urgency and aggression and penchant for mind-blowing live performances earning the group legions of dedicated fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andrew McMahon Playing Drive-In Concerts 7/10-7/11 to Mark 15th Anniversary of Jack’s Mannequin ‘Everything in Transit’ (Live Stream Available)
June 16, 2020
Andrew McMahon Playing Drive-In Concerts 7/10-7/11 to Mark 15th Anniversary of Jack’s Mannequin ‘Everything in Transit’ (Live Stream Available)

We’ve begun seeing musical artists venture into uncharted territory in an effort to return to live music in the COVID-19 era, and on July 10 and 11, Andrew McMahon will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Stream ‘Cruel Twist’
June 15, 2020
New from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Stream ‘Cruel Twist’

The debut single from The Immediate Family, a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Disney Postpones Release of Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ to 2021
June 12, 2020
Disney Postpones Release of Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ to 2021

This upcoming Sept. 4 was intended to see the release of The Beatles: Get Back, the anticipated documentary from filmmaker Peter Jackson, but Disney announced on Friday (per the Wrap) that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch Shakedown Stream ‘Shoreline 5/11/91’ 6/12, Dead & Company ‘8/26/2018’ Saturday 6/13
June 12, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Watch Shakedown Stream ‘Shoreline 5/11/91’ 6/12, Dead & Company ‘8/26/2018’ Saturday 6/13

This weekend brings with it another archival stream from the Grateful Dead archives, another installment in the jam band‘s Shakedown Stream series set to air on YouTube beginning at 8...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fueled by Social Unrest and Protests, Rage Against the Machine Albums Have Re-Entered the Music Charts
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 | Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire Announce Rescheduled ‘Miraculous Supernatural Tour’ Dates for 2021
June 12, 2020
Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire Announce Rescheduled ‘Miraculous Supernatural Tour’ Dates for 2021

This summer was to see a magical tour package of Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire, but the two legendary acts had to postpone the outing due to complications put...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Prine Record ‘I Remember Everything,’ His Very Last Recorded Song
June 12, 2020
Watch John Prine Record ‘I Remember Everything,’ His Very Last Recorded Song

“I Remember Everything” is a song from John Prine — the final song that the legendary country/folk artist recorded before his passing earlier this year due to complications from COVID-19....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to ‘No Time for Love Like Now,’ the New Song from Michael Stipe & Big Red Machine (ft. The National’s Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon)
June 11, 2020
Listen to ‘No Time for Love Like Now,’ the New Song from Michael Stipe & Big Red Machine (ft. The National’s Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon)

In late March, as the world became fully immersed in the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent shutdowns, Michael Stipe premiered a tender new song titled “No Time for Love Like Now.”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Releasing ‘S&M2’ Box Set in August, Per Lars Ulrich on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
June 11, 2020
Metallica Releasing ‘S&M2’ Box Set in August, Per Lars Ulrich on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Jimmy Kimmel Live has a running segment in which a health care worker appears on the program to be thanked and appreciate for his or her services during the COVID-19...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Doobie Brothers Play a Lively ‘Listen to the Music’ from Isolation (for Feeding America)
June 11, 2020
Watch the Doobie Brothers Play a Lively ‘Listen to the Music’ from Isolation (for Feeding America)

The Doobie Brothers may have had to postpone their anticipated 50th anniversary tour with Michael McDonald to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as their Rock and Roll...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead Streaming ‘Live in São Paulo, Brazil’ Gig from 2018 on YouTube Thursday 6/11
June 10, 2020
Radiohead Streaming ‘Live in São Paulo, Brazil’ Gig from 2018 on YouTube Thursday 6/11

As the band has been doing for most of the past few weeks, Radiohead will dip into the vault once again tomorrow, Thursday, June 11, for a flash back to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood: Artist, Painter, Author, Rolling Stone (The Interview)
June 10, 2020
Ronnie Wood: Artist, Painter, Author, Rolling Stone (The Interview)

Ronnie Wood is a certifiable rock legend. Keith Richards’ guitar foil in the Rolling Stones since the 1970s, Wood had already made his name as a member of not only...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Focus and Precision, Thy Name is Travis Barker
June 10, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Focus and Precision, Thy Name is Travis Barker

The time is only a few minutes past 10:00 a.m in the morning and Travis Barker has already been beating on something for the better part of an hour. All...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Part 2: Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Gigs They’ve Seen (Memories from Rick Springfield, Gene Simmons, Eric Carmen, More)
June 10, 2020
Part 2: Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Gigs They’ve Seen (Memories from Rick Springfield, Gene Simmons, Eric Carmen, More)

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Austin Duo Black Pumas Premiere Gentle Cover of Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car,’ Participating in ‘A Night for Austin’ Live Stream Event 6/10
June 9, 2020
Austin Duo Black Pumas Premiere Gentle Cover of Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car,’ Participating in ‘A Night for Austin’ Live Stream Event 6/10

Austin-based rock/blues duo Black Pumas had been playing Tracy Chapman’s breakout 1988 single “Fast Car” on tour over the past few months, and it was a big hit with fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Colin Young and Steve Miller Record ‘Get Together’ for SongAid, Benefiting WhyHunger (Listen)
June 9, 2020
Jesse Colin Young and Steve Miller Record ‘Get Together’ for SongAid, Benefiting WhyHunger (Listen)

“Get Together” remains an enduring classic of the modern era. Originally written by singer/songwriter Chet Powers, the Youngbloods’ 1967 cover of the song became a big hit two years later,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Machine Gun Kelly + Travis Barker Protested in Los Angeles Before Premiering a Cover of Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Killing in the Name’
June 9, 2020
Machine Gun Kelly + Travis Barker Protested in Los Angeles Before Premiering a Cover of Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Killing in the Name’

The protesting taking place in the United States (and abroad) stemming from the May 25 police killing of George Floyd has inspired feverish reactions from all sides, corners and angles...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the New Trailer for ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music,’ the Lovable Middle-Aged Rock Star Wannabes Tasked With Saving the World Once Again
June 9, 2020
Watch the New Trailer for ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music,’ the Lovable Middle-Aged Rock Star Wannabes Tasked With Saving the World Once Again

At long last, it’s here: The official teaser trailer for Bill & Ted Face the Music, the awaited new film starring Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves as the titular Bill &...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Crimson White & Indigo’ Friday 6/5, Dead & Company Wrigley Field 2017 on Saturday 6/6
June 5, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Crimson White & Indigo’ Friday 6/5, Dead & Company Wrigley Field 2017 on Saturday 6/6

The Grateful Dead will host another Shakedown Stream YouTube event on Friday, June 5. This week’s programming features a stream of Crimson White & Indigo, a concert that took place...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dauzat St. Marie Asks ‘Where Were You?’ Throughout Various Shared Experiences in Earnest New Music Video
June 5, 2020
Dauzat St. Marie Asks ‘Where Were You?’ Throughout Various Shared Experiences in Earnest New Music Video

Dauzat St. Marie, a powerhouse duo featuring Heather St. Marie and guitarist/vocalist Mat Dauzat, both of the Los Angeles band Hydrovibe, recently premiered a new song called “Where Were You?”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Dion on His NYC Roots and His Star-Studded New Album, ‘Blues With Friends’
June 5, 2020
Q&A: Dion on His NYC Roots and His Star-Studded New Album, ‘Blues With Friends’

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame icon Dion first scored major success almost sixty years ago with smash hits like “The Wanderer,” “Runaround Sue” and “Ruby Baby.” Since then, Dion...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tool Cancels Previously Postponed Tour Dates Due to Uncertainty Surrounding the Return of Live Music
June 4, 2020
Tool Cancels Previously Postponed Tour Dates Due to Uncertainty Surrounding the Return of Live Music

Like many bands on the touring circuit, Maynard James Keenan and his colleagues in Tool found themselves thrown into chaos by the COVID-19 pandemic — at least in terms of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen Hosts SiriusXM Show, Dedicates ’41 Shots (American Skin)’ to the Memory of George Floyd and Protesters Across the United States
June 4, 2020
Bruce Springsteen Hosts SiriusXM Show, Dedicates ’41 Shots (American Skin)’ to the Memory of George Floyd and Protesters Across the United States

On Wednesday, Bruce Springsteen hosted another edition of his Bruce Springsteen — From His Home to Yours series on his SiriusXM channel, E Street Radio. The entire two-hour block of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead Streaming ‘In Rainbows From The Basement (April 2008)’ on YouTube Today 6/4
June 4, 2020
Radiohead Streaming ‘In Rainbows From The Basement (April 2008)’ on YouTube Today 6/4

For much of the past few weeks, Radiohead has been dipping into its robust vault, uploading archival live footage as part of a weekly series of entertainment meant to pique...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Covers Bright Eyes’ ‘First Day Of My Life’; Live-Streaming a Performance on 6/4 Benefiting The Bail Project
June 3, 2020
Phoebe Bridgers Covers Bright Eyes’ ‘First Day Of My Life’; Live-Streaming a Performance on 6/4 Benefiting The Bail Project

Phoebe Bridgers and Bright Eyes are about as intertwined as two different indie/rock acts could be right now. In addition to being an avowed fan of the band fronted by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Mould Roars Back with Angry New Song ‘American Crisis,’ from New Album ‘Blue Hearts’
June 3, 2020
Bob Mould Roars Back with Angry New Song ‘American Crisis,’ from New Album ‘Blue Hearts’

Bob Mould has never been one to keep quiet — and given the state of things in the United States, it makes sense that his new song, “American Crisis,” literally...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 10-Year-Old Rock and Roll Prodigy Nandi Bushell Covers Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Guerrilla Radio’ to Support #BlackLivesMatter
June 1, 2020
10-Year-Old Rock and Roll Prodigy Nandi Bushell Covers Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Guerrilla Radio’ to Support #BlackLivesMatter

Nandi Bushell is a 10-year-old “British and Zulu drummer girl” who knows her way around a handful of instruments — and recently, the musical prodigy showed her stuff with an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Stadium Tour with Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Postponed to Summer 2021
June 1, 2020
The Stadium Tour with Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts Postponed to Summer 2021

After weeks of speculation regarding this summer’s scheduled Stadium Tour, a mega-tour featuring Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, word came down on Monday that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alien Ant Farm Covers ‘Everything She Wants’ by Wham!, Music Video Featuring Pals in 311, Hoobstank, P.O.D., Insane Clown Posse and More
June 1, 2020
Alien Ant Farm Covers ‘Everything She Wants’ by Wham!, Music Video Featuring Pals in 311, Hoobstank, P.O.D., Insane Clown Posse and More

On Friday, Alien Ant Farm returned with a new cover of a classic 1980s pop song — this time, “Everything She Wants,” a 1984 smash-hit from George Michael and Wham!...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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
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 | Watch John Fogerty + His Kids Play ‘Centerfield’ from the Outfield at an Empty Dodger Stadium for Fogerty’s 75th Birthday
May 29, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + His Kids Play ‘Centerfield’ from the Outfield at an Empty Dodger Stadium for Fogerty’s 75th Birthday

On Thursday, legendary rocker John Fogerty celebrated his 75th birthday, and he and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ — his family band made up of kids Shane, Kelsy and Tyler — played...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next Up in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Performances from ‘Bridges to Babylon’ Tour, Up Sunday 5/31
May 29, 2020
Next Up in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Performances from ‘Bridges to Babylon’ Tour, Up Sunday 5/31

This Sunday, May 31, The Rolling Stones will continue their ongoing weekly series of archival YouTube uploads with another Extra Licks! entry — this time, performance footage from the band’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judy Collins Premieres New Version of ‘Amazing Grace,’ Joined By the ‘Global Virtual Choir,’ Benefiting the W.H.O.’s Solidarity Response Fund
May 29, 2020
Judy Collins Premieres New Version of ‘Amazing Grace,’ Joined By the ‘Global Virtual Choir,’ Benefiting the W.H.O.’s Solidarity Response Fund

“Amazing Grace,” recorded by Judy Collins, remains a landmark recording in music history, her version esteemed among the many that have been laid to tape over the years. On Friday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Buffalo, NY 7/16/90’ Friday 5/29, Dead & Company from the Gorge 2016 on YouTube Saturday 5/30
May 28, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Viewing: Shakedown Stream ‘Buffalo, NY 7/16/90’ Friday 5/29, Dead & Company from the Gorge 2016 on YouTube Saturday 5/30

The weekly Grateful Dead Shakedown Stream video series will continue once again this weekend — and on Friday night, May 28, the vault will be opened once again for Buffalo,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Friday 5/29: Watch ‘Rocketman’ with Elton John on Social Media During the #RocketmanWatchParty
May 28, 2020
This Friday 5/29: Watch ‘Rocketman’ with Elton John on Social Media During the #RocketmanWatchParty

What are you doing this Friday, May 29 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT? If you’re willing and able — and have a subscription to Amazon Prime Video — why...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Playing the Beatles, the Who, Prince and More from Home, Adorable Family Band Colt Clark & the Quarantine Kids Deserve Your Attention
May 28, 2020
Playing the Beatles, the Who, Prince and More from Home, Adorable Family Band Colt Clark & the Quarantine Kids Deserve Your Attention

As long as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dictate our collective way of life, folks will find a way to remain entertained — and over the past few weeks, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Monkees (Micky Dolenz + Mike Nesmith): 2020 Tour Posptoned to 2021, New Live Album ‘The Mike & Micky Show’ Out/Streaming Now
May 27, 2020
The Monkees (Micky Dolenz + Mike Nesmith): 2020 Tour Posptoned to 2021, New Live Album ‘The Mike & Micky Show’ Out/Streaming Now

Earlier this year, the Monkees — Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith — had big plans for a joint tour and a live album, but the tour will not proceed as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Replay of the Led Zeppelin Reunion Show, ‘Celebration Day,’ This Weekend on YouTube (for 72 Hours Only)
May 27, 2020
Watch a Replay of the Led Zeppelin Reunion Show, ‘Celebration Day,’ This Weekend on YouTube (for 72 Hours Only)

A Led Zeppelin reunion — just the mere phrase elicits shudders of excitement among the legendary band‘s fans. In 2007, Zeppelin fans the world over were ecstatic to see Robert...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Conor Oberst and Bright Eyes: Stream ‘One and Done,’ Featuring Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers on Bass
May 27, 2020
New from Conor Oberst and Bright Eyes: Stream ‘One and Done,’ Featuring Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers on Bass

Over the past few weeks, celebrated indie/rock band Bright Eyes has been previewing an as-yet-untitled new album, the tenth from the Conor Oberst-fronted group and first since 2011’s The People’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Tommy Shaw of Styx Cover Led Zeppelin’s ‘Going to California’
May 26, 2020
Hear Tommy Shaw of Styx Cover Led Zeppelin’s ‘Going to California’

Tommy Shaw of Styx recently premiered a cover of “Going to California,” the classic song from Led Zeppelin. Though Shaw’s cover isn’t exactly “new” — it was recorded “many years...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guns N’ Roses Launch ‘Not in This Lifetime Selects’ Video Series, Pro-Shot Performances from the ‘Not in the Lifetime’ Tour (Watch)
May 26, 2020
Guns N’ Roses Launch ‘Not in This Lifetime Selects’ Video Series, Pro-Shot Performances from the ‘Not in the Lifetime’ Tour (Watch)

Guns N’ Roses may have been forced off the road this summer, postponing tour plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic like so many other touring acts these days, but they’re...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wallows Covers the Beatles’ ‘With a Little Help from My Friends,’ Drummer Cole Preston Singing a la Ringo Starr (for Feeding America)
May 22, 2020
Wallows Covers the Beatles’ ‘With a Little Help from My Friends,’ Drummer Cole Preston Singing a la Ringo Starr (for Feeding America)

The last time we heard from Wallows, the three-piece indie/pop band featuring actor Dylan Minnette (Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why), Braeden Lemasters (actor known for roles such as Men of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Join Green Day in ‘Dreaming’ of a Return to Playing Concerts with the Band’s New Blondie Cover (Listen)
May 21, 2020
Join Green Day in ‘Dreaming’ of a Return to Playing Concerts with the Band’s New Blondie Cover (Listen)

We all want to get back out there, enjoying live concerts from the artists and bands we admire — there’s truly nothing like it, as Dave Grohl wrote in a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ’26 East, Vol. 1,’ the New Album from Dennis DeYoung (Listen)
May 21, 2020
Out Now: ’26 East, Vol. 1,’ the New Album from Dennis DeYoung (Listen)

Dennis DeYoung had a simple goal in mind for his new studio album, 26 East, Vol. 1, which was released on Friday: “I said it was a concept album and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Outside with John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ (and Friendly Farm Animals) for a Rendition of Arlo Guthrie’s ‘City of New Orleans’
May 21, 2020
Go Outside with John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ (and Friendly Farm Animals) for a Rendition of Arlo Guthrie’s ‘City of New Orleans’

The latest video from John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ — his children,  Shane, Kelsy and Tyler —  finds the clan outside, playing a very warm and pleasant version of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming on 6/11: ‘Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine,’ Streaming on Facebook, YouTube and More
May 21, 2020
Coming on 6/11: ‘Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine,’ Streaming on Facebook, YouTube and More

On June 11, the incredible life and career of John Prine will be commemorated with a special online event broadcast across his Facebook and YouTube pages, among other platforms. Announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers Lollapalooza 2006 Set on YouTube 5/21 at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET, a Fundraiser for Crew Nation
May 21, 2020
Watch the Red Hot Chili Peppers Lollapalooza 2006 Set on YouTube 5/21 at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET, a Fundraiser for Crew Nation

Lollapalooza is opening up its vault tonight, May 21, for a replay of a headline performance by the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2006. The show will go live on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Replay of Radiohead ‘The King of Limbs From the Basement’ 2011, Today 5/21 on YouTube (2 p.m. PT)
May 21, 2020
Watch a Replay of Radiohead ‘The King of Limbs From the Basement’ 2011, Today 5/21 on YouTube (2 p.m. PT)

Radiohead is reopening the vault once again tonight, Thursday, May 21, for a trip back to 2011 — specifically, the band’s The King of Limbs From the Basement performance. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Roger Waters: US + THEM’ Film Documenting His Sold-Out 2017-2018 Tour, Available June 16 Digitally
May 21, 2020
Preview ‘Roger Waters: US + THEM’ Film Documenting His Sold-Out 2017-2018 Tour, Available June 16 Digitally

On June 16, Sony Pictures will premiere Roger Waters: US + THEM, a documentary film chronicling Waters’ sold-out tour from 2017 and 2018, featuring music from throughout his time with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Judy Collins is Putting Together a ‘Global Virtual Choir’ to Create a New Version of ‘Amazing Grace’ and You Can Join (Deadline Friday 5/22)
May 20, 2020
Judy Collins is Putting Together a ‘Global Virtual Choir’ to Create a New Version of ‘Amazing Grace’ and You Can Join (Deadline Friday 5/22)

Legendary singer/songwriter Judy Collins has a special opportunity for everybody, designed with the spirit of community amid the COVID-19 pandemic in mind. It all has to do with her rendition...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blues/Country Rocker Travis McCready Played the First ‘Pandemic Concert’ in the U.S. This Week, and it Was a Bit Surreal
May 20, 2020
Blues/Country Rocker Travis McCready Played the First ‘Pandemic Concert’ in the U.S. This Week, and it Was a Bit Surreal

On Monday night, blues/country rocker Travis McCready of the band Bishop Gunn played a live concert in front of fans at TempleLive in Fort Smith, Arkansas. In the era before...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) Premiere At-Home Video for Their Cover of ‘(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding’
May 20, 2020
Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) Premiere At-Home Video for Their Cover of ‘(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding’

Recently, singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age teamed up for a minimalist cover of “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Premieres New Song ‘I See You,’ Announces ‘Phoebe Bridgers’ World, Tour’ of Livestream Performances
May 19, 2020
Phoebe Bridgers Premieres New Song ‘I See You,’ Announces ‘Phoebe Bridgers’ World, Tour’ of Livestream Performances

On June 19, Phoebe Bridgers will release her awaited second full-length album, Punisher. It was previewed in recent weeks with the track “Kyoto,” and on Tuesday “I See You” became...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Streaming 2012 Gig with Walter Martin and Members of the National on 5/20
May 19, 2020
Bob Weir ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Streaming 2012 Gig with Walter Martin and Members of the National on 5/20

These days, Grateful Dead fans have plenty of ways to stay entertained while at home during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — and Weir Wednesdays, a weekly series from esteemed Dead...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to the New ‘Pandemic Playlist’ from Alice Cooper on Spotify, ft. the Who, Rolling Stones, Kinks and More
May 19, 2020
Listen to the New ‘Pandemic Playlist’ from Alice Cooper on Spotify, ft. the Who, Rolling Stones, Kinks and More

Alice Cooper wants to help. The COVID-19 pandemic has left us all confused, frustrated and at home, seeking new methods of entertainment. The shock-rock icon wants to be a beacon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ Play ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain?’
May 18, 2020
Watch John Fogerty and the ‘Fogerty Factory’ Play ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain?’

Over the weekend, John Fogerty shared another at-home video performance from himself and the ‘Fogerty Factory,’ his children — Shane, Kelsy and Tyler. It’s the latest installment in this running...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Harry Styles’ ‘Watermelon Sugar’ Video (Dedicated to ‘Touching’) Will Make You Feel Like You’re Breaking Social Distancing Rules
May 18, 2020
Harry Styles’ ‘Watermelon Sugar’ Video (Dedicated to ‘Touching’) Will Make You Feel Like You’re Breaking Social Distancing Rules

Harry Styles said it himself in “Watermelon Sugar,” a standout song from the pop singer‘s December 2019 album Fine Line: I want more berries and that summer feelin’ It’s so wonderful and warm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play ‘Mother’ from Quarantine: ‘Watching ‘Mother’ Reminds Me Just How Irreplaceable the Joy of Being in a Band is’
May 18, 2020
Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play ‘Mother’ from Quarantine: ‘Watching ‘Mother’ Reminds Me Just How Irreplaceable the Joy of Being in a Band is’

Roger Waters and his touring band aren’t able to be out on the road right now — the COVID-19 pandemic postponed his anticipated This Is Not A Drill tour to...

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