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Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Moonage Daydream’: A ‘Cinematic Odyssey Exploring David Bowie’s Creative & Musical Journey’
May 23, 2022
Preview ‘Moonage Daydream’: A ‘Cinematic Odyssey Exploring David Bowie’s Creative & Musical Journey’

Moonage Daydream is a new film from director Brett Morgen (who helmed 2012’s Crossfire Hurricane Rolling Stones documentary, 2015’s Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck and 2017’s Jane) set for release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day 2022: Special Releases Coming from David Bowie, The Doors, Taylor Swift, U2 and Many More
February 16, 2022
Record Store Day 2022: Special Releases Coming from David Bowie, The Doors, Taylor Swift, U2 and Many More

Saturday, April 23 will mark the 15th annual Record Store Day, an event that began as a small niche appreciation of the vinyl record and has since morphed into an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie ‘Toy’: The Making of the Joyous, Long-Lost Early 2000s Album (Available Now for #Bowie75)
January 7, 2022
David Bowie ‘Toy’: The Making of the Joyous, Long-Lost Early 2000s Album (Available Now for #Bowie75)

Producer Mark Plati and guitarist Earl Slick recall the making of an album unlike anything else in the vast catalog of David Bowie. For what would have been David Bowie’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie 75: ‘Toy (Toy:Box)’ Box Set Out Now; ‘A Bowie Celebration’ Live Stream Set for 1/8 (Bowie’s 75th Birthday)
January 7, 2022
David Bowie 75: ‘Toy (Toy:Box)’ Box Set Out Now; ‘A Bowie Celebration’ Live Stream Set for 1/8 (Bowie’s 75th Birthday)

Today, Jan. 7, is the eve of the 75th birthday of music/cultural icon David Bowie — and his estate has grand plans to celebrate. Out now is Toy (Toy:Box), a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Spoon Cover David Bowie’s “I Can’t Give Everything Away” in Celebration of Bowie’s 75th Birthday
January 6, 2022
Hear Spoon Cover David Bowie’s “I Can’t Give Everything Away” in Celebration of Bowie’s 75th Birthday

This coming Saturday, Jan. 8, marks the 75th birthday of the late, irreplaceable David Bowie — and long-running indie band Spoon saw fit to honor Bowie’s legacy with a cover...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tune In: ‘David Bowie 75: A Reality Tour in 360 Reality Audio’ Live Stream Today, 1/6
January 6, 2022
Tune In: ‘David Bowie 75: A Reality Tour in 360 Reality Audio’ Live Stream Today, 1/6

The David Bowie estate is keeping quite busy these days, with the iconic musician/cultural figure‘s 75th birthday coming up this Saturday, Jan. 8. Just a few days ago, Variety broke...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie Estate Sells Icon’s Catalog to Warner Chappell for $250M (Variety)
January 3, 2022
David Bowie Estate Sells Icon’s Catalog to Warner Chappell for $250M (Variety)

Early Monday, Variety reported that the estate of David Bowie has secured a deal with Warner Chappell for the legendary singer/songwriter/cultural icon’s catalog for “upwards of $250 million.” The Variety...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie ‘Hunky Dory’ at 50: Hear a New Mix of “Changes”; Picture Disc Coming in January
December 17, 2021
David Bowie ‘Hunky Dory’ at 50: Hear a New Mix of “Changes”; Picture Disc Coming in January

50 years ago today, Dec. 17, David Bowie released 'Hunky Dory' -- which will receive a new picture disc edition in January, via Rhino.

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Hunky Dory’ at 50: Looking Back on David Bowie’s Transitional 1971 Record
December 16, 2021
‘Hunky Dory’ at 50: Looking Back on David Bowie’s Transitional 1971 Record

Visionary. Truth teller. Influencer. Pioneer. Storyteller. There are countless superlatives to describe the iconic David Bowie, but even such lofty praise is perhaps insufficient to represent the critically acclaimed musician,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Two Previously Unreleased David Bowie Songs, “Karma Boy” and “Silly Boy Blue (Alternative Ending Mix)”
October 15, 2021
Hear Two Previously Unreleased David Bowie Songs, “Karma Boy” and “Silly Boy Blue (Alternative Ending Mix)”

On Friday, a pair of previously unreleased David Bowie recordings were released to preview some upcoming archival releases from the Bowie estate. Per a news release, “Karma Man” was initially...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie: Unreleased ‘Toy’ Album to Be Included in New ‘Brilliant Adventure (1992-2001)’ Box Set Out 11/26
September 29, 2021
David Bowie: Unreleased ‘Toy’ Album to Be Included in New ‘Brilliant Adventure (1992-2001)’ Box Set Out 11/26

Among David Bowie completists, Toy remains a near-mythical album, the as-of-yet officially unreleased collection of music recorded for a planned 2001 release. It previously only existed via unofficial, leaked means...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace John Hutchinson, Jazz Guitarist/Early David Bowie Musical Colleague and “Space Oddity” Collaborator
July 26, 2021
Rest in Peace John Hutchinson, Jazz Guitarist/Early David Bowie Musical Colleague and “Space Oddity” Collaborator

John Hutchinson, a jazz guitarist with a special connection to David Bowie, passed away recently from a “long illness,” it was confirmed by Bowie’s social media accounts in a message...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: David Bowie ‘The Width of a Circle,’ Companion Piece to ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ 50th Anniversary Set
May 28, 2021
Out Now: David Bowie ‘The Width of a Circle,’ Companion Piece to ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ 50th Anniversary Set

Back in November 2020, the David Bowie vaults were opened once again with the release of Metrobolist, a 50th anniversary edition of The Man Who Sold the World, repackaged under the album’s original...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie: ‘The Width of a Circle,’ Companion Piece to ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ 50th Anniversary Set, Out 5/28 (Pre-Order)
April 14, 2021
David Bowie: ‘The Width of a Circle,’ Companion Piece to ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ 50th Anniversary Set, Out 5/28 (Pre-Order)

November 2020 saw the release of Metrobolist, a 50th anniversary edition of The Man Who Sold the World from David Bowie, repackaged under the album’s original intended title. Due out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Peter Frampton Salute His Old Friend David Bowie with New ‘Loving the Alien’ Cover
March 26, 2021
Watch Peter Frampton Salute His Old Friend David Bowie with New ‘Loving the Alien’ Cover

On April 23, The Peter Frampton Band will release Frampton Forgets The Words, an instrumental covers album that finds the guitar legend tackling songs originally made famous by a number of acts spanning styles and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Andra Day Q&A: Golden Globes, ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday,’ David Bowie, Diana Ross and Beyond
March 11, 2021
Andra Day Q&A: Golden Globes, ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday,’ David Bowie, Diana Ross and Beyond

The career trajectory of Andra Day since 2005 has been astonishing.  Day broke onto the R&B and pop music scenes with her monster 2015 song “Rise Up,” after being mentored...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From the Maker of ‘Prince as Birds,’ Here’s ‘David Bowie as Spiders,’ the Latest and Greatest Twitter Photo Series
January 25, 2021
From the Maker of ‘Prince as Birds,’ Here’s ‘David Bowie as Spiders,’ the Latest and Greatest Twitter Photo Series

Last week, the Twitter profile belonging to a U.K.-based comedy writer sprang forth with an idea: What if Prince, but birds? It was precisely the sort of social media irreverence...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Celebrate David Bowie’s 74th Birthday with Unreleased Bob Dylan & John Lennon Covers from the ’90s
January 8, 2021
Celebrate David Bowie’s 74th Birthday with Unreleased Bob Dylan & John Lennon Covers from the ’90s

Today, Jan. 8, would have been the 74th birthday of David Bowie — and his estate is commemorating the occasion by dipping into the vaults for a pair of previously...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie’s ‘Lazarus’ Musical Starring Michael C. Hall Streaming 1/8-1/10 to Mark Bowie’s Birthday
January 7, 2021
David Bowie’s ‘Lazarus’ Musical Starring Michael C. Hall Streaming 1/8-1/10 to Mark Bowie’s Birthday

This Friday, Jan 8, marks the 74th birthday of the late David Bowie. Jan. 10, meanwhile, marks the fifth anniversary of his death in 2016. To commemorate both events and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mike Garson’s A Bowie Celebration’: Special David Bowie Global Live Stream Tribute Event Set for 1/8
January 4, 2021
‘Mike Garson’s A Bowie Celebration’: Special David Bowie Global Live Stream Tribute Event Set for 1/8

This coming Friday, Jan. 8, marks what would have been the 74th birthday of David Bowie. Two days later, Jan. 10, marks the fifth anniversary of Bowie’ death in 2016...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie’s Unreleased Bob Dylan & John Lennon Covers Will Be Released for His 74th Birthday on Jan. 8
December 16, 2020
David Bowie’s Unreleased Bob Dylan & John Lennon Covers Will Be Released for His 74th Birthday on Jan. 8

Somehow, it’s almost been five years since David Bowie passed away on Jan. 10, 2016 — just two days after his 69th birthday. This coming Jan. 8 would have been...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Trailer for ‘Stardust,’ a New, Unauthorized David Bowie Biopic Starring Johnny Flynn
October 29, 2020
Watch the Trailer for ‘Stardust,’ a New, Unauthorized David Bowie Biopic Starring Johnny Flynn

A major challenge for any music biopic telling the tale of an entertainment legend is securing the rights to the artists’ music. Not having the actual music of the performer/band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Karen O + Willie Nelson Cover Queen + David Bowie’s ‘Under Pressure,’ Inspired by the Presidential Election
October 28, 2020
Karen O + Willie Nelson Cover Queen + David Bowie’s ‘Under Pressure,’ Inspired by the Presidential Election

“Under Pressure” is an undisputed classic, the collaboration between Queen and David Bowie easily ranking in the upper echelon of all-star musical team-ups ever recorded. A new cover of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cheap Trick Gives David Bowie’s ‘Rebel Rebel’ a Makeover with New Jack Douglas-Produced Cover (Listen)
September 25, 2020
Cheap Trick Gives David Bowie’s ‘Rebel Rebel’ a Makeover with New Jack Douglas-Produced Cover (Listen)

Power-pop legends Cheap Trick have shared a new cover of “Rebel Rebel,” the David Bowie classic that has become an integral part of Bowie’s inimitable legacy. Produced by the renowned...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The New Foo Fighters Album is ‘Our David Bowie ‘Let’s Dance’ Record,’ According to Dave Grohl
May 11, 2020
The New Foo Fighters Album is ‘Our David Bowie ‘Let’s Dance’ Record,’ According to Dave Grohl

For Dave Grohl, few musical influences are as important as David Bowie — so when the Foo Fighters band leader says his group‘s new batch of tunes reminds him of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Memorabilia from the Beatles, Prince, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Many More in New Julien’s Auctions ‘Music Icons 2020’ Collection
May 5, 2020
Memorabilia from the Beatles, Prince, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Many More in New Julien’s Auctions ‘Music Icons 2020’ Collection

Next month, Julien’s Auctions will host a special new auction, and the Music Icons 2020 collection is among the most eye-popping you’ll ever hear about. Scheduled for June 19 and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Read Dave Grohl’s Wistful Story of a Surreal Email Exchange with David Bowie (and Bowie Telling Him to “F*** Off”)
April 29, 2020
Read Dave Grohl’s Wistful Story of a Surreal Email Exchange with David Bowie (and Bowie Telling Him to “F*** Off”)

Ever since launching his new Instagram account, Dave’s True Stories, Dave Grohl has not disappointed. Each entry has been packed with humor and candidness — both calling cards of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Limited-Time SiriusXM Channels Dedicated to the Rolling Stones, Prince, Metallica, Eagles, David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, More Coming 5/1, Extends Free Access Through May
April 29, 2020
Limited-Time SiriusXM Channels Dedicated to the Rolling Stones, Prince, Metallica, Eagles, David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, More Coming 5/1, Extends Free Access Through May

A host of special new SiriusXM channels are coming this week, and it’s never been a better time for you to check out what the streaming radio platform has to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie in the 1990s: Producer Mark Plati Lifts Lid on New Archival Releases
April 14, 2020
David Bowie in the 1990s: Producer Mark Plati Lifts Lid on New Archival Releases

“David Bowie’s work in the 1990s has sadly been overlooked and underrated,” guitarist Reeves Gabrels, who worked with David Bowie throughout the decade, told me in 2016. “We had Tin...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: David Bowie’s ‘Is It Any Wonder?’ EP on CD/Vinyl (Streaming Platforms As Well)
March 20, 2020
Out Now: David Bowie’s ‘Is It Any Wonder?’ EP on CD/Vinyl (Streaming Platforms As Well)

Is It Any Wonder? is a six-song EP from David Bowie that was released on streaming platforms in February — but today, a limited-edition vinyl/CD version of the collection of...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear a Previously Unheard Version of David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Sold The World’ for Bowie’s 73rd Birthday
January 8, 2020
Hear a Previously Unheard Version of David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Sold The World’ for Bowie’s 73rd Birthday

Today, January 8, marks the 73rd birthday of David Bowie, and while the iconic singer/songwriter/innovator may be gone, his legacy remains as strong as ever in his absence. Via Rolling Stone,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The New David Bowie Box Set ‘Conversation Piece’ Features a New Mix of the ‘Space Oddity’ Album
September 5, 2019
The New David Bowie Box Set ‘Conversation Piece’ Features a New Mix of the ‘Space Oddity’ Album

It can seem overwhelming to be a dedicated collector of music box sets — and a rather expensive hobby, frankly — but it’s a hobby tons of music fans have....

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Fell To Earth’ to Be Adapted as a TV Series, Per Reports
August 5, 2019
David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Fell To Earth’ to Be Adapted as a TV Series, Per Reports

The Man Who Fell To Earth was a science fiction film originally released in 1976 starring the one and only David Bowie — and recent news has it that the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | There’s a New David Bowie Barbie Doll Just in Time for the 50th Anniversary of ‘Space Oddity’
July 12, 2019
There’s a New David Bowie Barbie Doll Just in Time for the 50th Anniversary of ‘Space Oddity’

The 50th anniversary of David Bowie‘s 1969 single “Space Oddity,” which would put the innovative musician/pop culture icon on the map for good, is here — and so, coincidentally, is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie: Special ‘Space Oddity’ 7″ Box Set Reissue Coming Soon
July 9, 2019
David Bowie: Special ‘Space Oddity’ 7″ Box Set Reissue Coming Soon

July 11 will be the 50th anniversary of the 1969 premiere of “Space Oddity,” a composition from David Bowie which has since become one of the late music legend‘s most...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Johnny Depp Sing David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ During Hollywood Vampires’ ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Visit
June 20, 2019
Watch Johnny Depp Sing David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ During Hollywood Vampires’ ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Visit

A new Hollywood Vampires album titled Rise is being released this week, and on Wednesday afternoon Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and the rest of the supergroup paid a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Want Some David Bowie Sneakers? Thanks to Vans, You’ll Have a Chance Soon
March 26, 2019
Want Some David Bowie Sneakers? Thanks to Vans, You’ll Have a Chance Soon

The iconic imagery of David Bowie lives on, and thanks to Vans, fans will have an opportunity to wear some limited-edition sneakers inspired by the Thin White Duke‘s incredible life...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inside the David Bowie ‘Loving the Alien (1983-1988)’ Box Set with Reeves Gabrels and Mario McNulty
October 12, 2018
Inside the David Bowie ‘Loving the Alien (1983-1988)’ Box Set with Reeves Gabrels and Mario McNulty

Every year like clockwork, since 2015, there’s been a deep dive box set, highlighting each period of David Bowie’s remarkable career. Rightly so, Five Years: 1969-1973, Who Can I Be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The ‘David Bowie is’ Exhibition — The Past, Present and Future of the Thin White Duke
September 11, 2018
The ‘David Bowie is’ Exhibition — The Past, Present and Future of the Thin White Duke

“No matter how many times I see it, I always learn something new about David,” pianist Mike Garson told me, after visiting the final stop of the David Bowie is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Wakeman: On ‘Piano Portraits,’ David Bowie, Yes in the Rock Hall of Fame and More (Q&A)
January 12, 2017
Rick Wakeman: On ‘Piano Portraits,’ David Bowie, Yes in the Rock Hall of Fame and More (Q&A)

At age five, Rick Wakeman began taking piano lessons — talk about musical lessons that truly paid off decades later! First coming to prominence as a member of Strawbs, Wakeman...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 'Celebrating David Bowie' Charity Concerts Set for January 2017 in LA, NYC, Sydney, London, Tokyo
December 7, 2016
'Celebrating David Bowie' Charity Concerts Set for January 2017 in LA, NYC, Sydney, London, Tokyo

David Bowie‘s passing feels like it happened just a few weeks ago, but in actuality it’s nearly been an entire year since he succumbed to cancer at age 69. As...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New David Bowie 'Who Can I Be Now? (1974-1976)' Box Set Out Now, Stream Lost 1974 LP 'The Gouster'
September 23, 2016
New David Bowie 'Who Can I Be Now? (1974-1976)' Box Set Out Now, Stream Lost 1974 LP 'The Gouster'

David Bowie may have passed away earlier this year, but his music and spirit live on — both in the canon of work already out there as well as the many...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Alomar’s Golden Years with David Bowie (Interview)
February 8, 2016
Carlos Alomar’s Golden Years with David Bowie (Interview)

“I’m a New York City session musician, so this issue of who I am is always overshadowed by the fact of who I’ve worked for.” Carlos Alomar, the New York...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Editor's Pick: David Bowie
November 15, 2012
Editor's Pick: David Bowie

 Next Day CD $11.96  The Next Day Extra [Deluxe] $19.97  David Bowie T-Shirt $20

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Crowes Release ‘1972,’ a New EP ft. Covers of Rolling Stones, T. Rex, Bowie and More
May 6, 2022
The Black Crowes Release ‘1972,’ a New EP ft. Covers of Rolling Stones, T. Rex, Bowie and More

If you’ve ever heard a song by The Black Crowes — and you definitely have, by now — their love of what came before is evident, their roots in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Garson’s ‘A Bowie Celebration’ 2022: All-Star Tribute Live Stream Event Extended Through 1/16
January 12, 2022
Mike Garson’s ‘A Bowie Celebration’ 2022: All-Star Tribute Live Stream Event Extended Through 1/16

On January 8, the second annual A Bowie Celebration event took place as a global live streaming musical tribute to the late David Bowie, scheduled for what would have been...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Peter Frampton Covers Bowie, George Harrison, Radiohead and More on Inspired New Instrumental Covers LP ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ (Listen)
April 22, 2021
Out Now: Peter Frampton Covers Bowie, George Harrison, Radiohead and More on Inspired New Instrumental Covers LP ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ (Listen)

Frampton Forgets the Words is the (amusingly titled) new album from Peter Frampton and the Peter Frampton Band, in which the legendary guitarist pays tribute to some of his favorite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Little Bowie, a Little Beatles and a Ton of Ambition: Declan McKenna Shines with New Album ‘Zeros’
September 9, 2020
A Little Bowie, a Little Beatles and a Ton of Ambition: Declan McKenna Shines with New Album ‘Zeros’

Declan McKenna is just 21 years old. It’s important to remember that when listening to his new album, Zeros, which was released on Sept. 8. A sprawling, heavily themed album...

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 | Out Now: System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Re-Imagines Bowie, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Eminem and More on ‘These Grey Men’ LP (ft. Serj Tankian, M. Shadows and Tom Morello)
February 28, 2020
Out Now: System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Re-Imagines Bowie, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Eminem and More on ‘These Grey Men’ LP (ft. Serj Tankian, M. Shadows and Tom Morello)

At this point, it’s anybody’s guess if the world might ever see a new album from System of a Down. It’s been 15 years since the incendiary rock/metal band‘s Mezmerize/Hypnotize...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Riffin' with the Croz: David Crosby on CSNY, the Byrds, 'Serving the Song' and Reunions (Q&A)
January 12, 2017
Riffin' with the Croz: David Crosby on CSNY, the Byrds, 'Serving the Song' and Reunions (Q&A)

When I meet up with David Crosby during rehearsals for his fall tour supporting his new solo album Lighthouse, he almost can’t contain himself about the amazing reviews the album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Arcade Fire Reignites the Flame with Earnest and Reflective New Album ‘WE’ (Listen)
May 6, 2022
Out Now: Arcade Fire Reignites the Flame with Earnest and Reflective New Album ‘WE’ (Listen)

It’s an age of doubt/And I doubt we’ll figure it out, whisper-sings Arcade Fire front man Win Butler on “Age of Anxiety I,” the opening track on the heralded indie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Def Leppard to Play Special SiriusXM Small Stage Gig 5/26 Ahead of New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ & Stadium Tour
May 5, 2022
Def Leppard to Play Special SiriusXM Small Stage Gig 5/26 Ahead of New LP ‘Diamond Star Halos’ & Stadium Tour

On May 27, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard will unleash their new record, Diamond Star Halos, prior to launching the highly anticipated Stadium Tour this summer. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Actor Michael C. Hall of ‘Dexter’) Announces July Tour Dates
May 5, 2022
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Actor Michael C. Hall of ‘Dexter’) Announces July Tour Dates

After a mostly sold-out spring tour of North America, Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum — the experimental/indie band featuring Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Arcade Fire Previews ‘WE’ LP with the Powerful, Resilient Anthem “Unconditional 1 (Lookout Kid)”
April 27, 2022
Arcade Fire Previews ‘WE’ LP with the Powerful, Resilient Anthem “Unconditional 1 (Lookout Kid)”

Beloved Canadian indie/rock band Arcade Fire recently returned with “The Lightning I, II,” a song previewing a new record titled WE that will be released on May 6. On Wednesday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Shares “Ketamine (Ultrapop Remix)” ft. The Armed
April 22, 2022
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Shares “Ketamine (Ultrapop Remix)” ft. The Armed

Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie), has been out on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mysterious Punk Duo Max Creeps ‘Reunites,’ Shares New Song/Video for “Burn It Down” & Album News
April 14, 2022
Mysterious Punk Duo Max Creeps ‘Reunites,’ Shares New Song/Video for “Burn It Down” & Album News

Earlier this week, the punk community was rattled with news that Max Creeps had broken up, a social media statement that elicited heartbreak from icons of the punk rock community...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley with Nirvana & Alice in Chains’ Powerful ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sets
April 5, 2022
Remembering Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley with Nirvana & Alice in Chains’ Powerful ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sets

Today’s date, April 5, is a notorious one in the world of rock and roll, as it’s the date commemorating the passing of two of the most iconic and celebrated...

Rock Cellar Magazine | NYC Musician/Rock Journalist Jeff Slate Covers Ronnie Lane’s “The Poacher” to Honor Lane’s 76th Birthday
April 1, 2022
NYC Musician/Rock Journalist Jeff Slate Covers Ronnie Lane’s “The Poacher” to Honor Lane’s 76th Birthday

This past Friday, April 1, marked what would have been the 76th birthday of Ronnie Lane, best known as the bassist and founder of seminal English rock band The Small...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum Q&A: Michael C. Hall, Peter Yanowitz & Matt Katz-Bohen Preview First U.S. Tour (Launching 3/20)
March 18, 2022
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum Q&A: Michael C. Hall, Peter Yanowitz & Matt Katz-Bohen Preview First U.S. Tour (Launching 3/20)

After meeting on the set of a Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under acting fame, as well as starring...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Arcade Fire Returns with “The Lightning I, II” — New Album ‘WE’ Out May 6
March 17, 2022
Arcade Fire Returns with “The Lightning I, II” — New Album ‘WE’ Out May 6

On May 6, heralded Canadian indie band Arcade Fire will return with WE, a new studio record that marks the group’s sixth album and first since 2017’s Everything Now. Announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Wayne Kramer Revives MC5: ‘Heavy Lifting’ Tour in May, New Album ‘We Are All MC5’ in October
March 9, 2022
Wayne Kramer Revives MC5: ‘Heavy Lifting’ Tour in May, New Album ‘We Are All MC5’ in October

Basking in the glow of a long overdue Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nomination, Wayne Kramer has resurrected MC5 and will head out on a special tour in May...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Starting First U.S. Tour in Mid-March
March 2, 2022
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Starting First U.S. Tour in Mid-March

Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie), has (finally) announced a proper...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Billy Howerdel (A Perfect Circle, Ashes Divide) Readying Solo Debut, Single “Poison Flowers” Coming 3/4
February 23, 2022
Billy Howerdel (A Perfect Circle, Ashes Divide) Readying Solo Debut, Single “Poison Flowers” Coming 3/4

Tonight, Feb. 23, Billy Howerdel, a musician/multi-instrumentalist known for his work alongside Maynard James Keenan and his band mates in A Perfect Circle, will make his solo debut at an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Tracks from Singer/Songwriters
February 11, 2022
Top 11 Classic Tracks from Singer/Songwriters

“I don’t deserve a Songwriters Hall of Fame Award. But fifteen years ago, I had a brain operation and I didn’t deserve that, either. So I’ll keep it!” — Quincy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 35th Annual Tibet House US Virtual Benefit Concert 3/3: Keanu Reeves, Patti Smith, Trey Anastasio, Laurie Anderson, More to Toast Philip Glass for 85th Birthday
January 20, 2022
35th Annual Tibet House US Virtual Benefit Concert 3/3: Keanu Reeves, Patti Smith, Trey Anastasio, Laurie Anderson, More to Toast Philip Glass for 85th Birthday

March 3 is the date of this year’s 35th Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert, one of New York City’s longest-running and most beloved cultural events. A virtual experience live...

Rock Cellar Magazine | January 2022 Issue
January 10, 2022
January 2022 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our January 2022 features. David Bowie ‘Toy’: The Making of the Joyous, Long-Lost Early 2000s Album (Available Now for #Bowie75) John Lodge Q&A: Keeping...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lensing the Legends: Sherry Rayn Barnett Visually Captures the Essence of Music
January 10, 2022
Lensing the Legends: Sherry Rayn Barnett Visually Captures the Essence of Music

In her exquisite new book Eye of the Music, The Photography of Sherry Rayn Barnett, New York to LA, 1969-1989, the eponymous shutterbug chronicles the music scene coast-to-coast for two...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs
December 29, 2021
Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs

If you haven’t yet made your New Year’s resolution, we’re here to help. We’ve come up with the Top 11 songs about bad habits you should resolve to change this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yusuf/Cat Stevens Debuts New Video for “Morning Has Broken”; ‘Teaser and the Firecat’ 50th Anniversary Out Now
November 23, 2021
Yusuf/Cat Stevens Debuts New Video for “Morning Has Broken”; ‘Teaser and the Firecat’ 50th Anniversary Out Now

On Nov. 19, Yusuf/Cat Stevens released a 50th anniversary Super Deluxe edition of his classic 1971 record, Teaser and the Firecat. It continues the retrospective release series from the cherished...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Duran Duran Marches Forward with a Familiar, Fresh Approach on New Album ‘Future Past’ (Listen)
October 22, 2021
Out Now: Duran Duran Marches Forward with a Familiar, Fresh Approach on New Album ‘Future Past’ (Listen)

One thing was made abundantly clear as Duran Duran previewed its new album, Future Past, in recent months: The group very much still enjoys making music together. The new album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Duran Duran Party in a Castle with Celebrity Lookalikes of Elton John, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Daniel Craig & More in “Anniversary” Video
October 19, 2021
Watch Duran Duran Party in a Castle with Celebrity Lookalikes of Elton John, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Daniel Craig & More in “Anniversary” Video

This Friday, Oct. 22, Duran Duran returns with a new studio album titled Future Past. The 15th studio album from the long-running band, it’s been previewed in recent weeks with a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Duran Duran: Stream “Tonight United,” from Upcoming Album ‘Future Past’ Out 10/22 (Pre-Order)
September 27, 2021
Duran Duran: Stream “Tonight United,” from Upcoming Album ‘Future Past’ Out 10/22 (Pre-Order)

“Tonight United” is the title of the latest new song shared by Duran Duran, a preview of Future Past, the 15th studio album from the long-running band that will be released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brandi Carlile Shares “Right On Time,” New Album ‘In These Silent Days’ Coming 10/1
July 21, 2021
Brandi Carlile Shares “Right On Time,” New Album ‘In These Silent Days’ Coming 10/1

On Oct. 1, Brandi Carlile will release a new album, In These Silent Days. It will be the seventh full-length album from the six-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and the follow-up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Four Years Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park
July 20, 2021
Four Years Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park

The piece below originally ran on July 24, 2017, four days after Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was found dead in his Southern California home of a suspected suicide. In...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jakob Dylan on The Wallflowers’ Return with ‘Exit Wounds’ and Why Being on Time Isn’t That Hard (The Interview)
July 13, 2021
Jakob Dylan on The Wallflowers’ Return with ‘Exit Wounds’ and Why Being on Time Isn’t That Hard (The Interview)

It has to be hard to be the son of a rock and roll legend, no matter what career you choose. And rock history is scattered with the once promising,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with ‘Behind The Hits – John Deacon’ (Watch)
July 2, 2021
Queen ‘The Greatest’ YouTube Series Continues with ‘Behind The Hits – John Deacon’ (Watch)

The latest episode of Queen: The Greatest, the English band‘s YouTube series exploring its vaunted history, focuses on the songwriting contributions of bass player John Deacon. It follows another recent episode...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch Rick Wakeman on ‘The Even Grumpier Old Rock Star Tour’ Starting in October in North America
June 22, 2021
Catch Rick Wakeman on ‘The Even Grumpier Old Rock Star Tour’ Starting in October in North America

The Queen of England doesn’t go around naming just anybody Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) — but that was a recent honor bestowed upon keyboard legend...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Garbage as Fierce and Focused as Ever with Timely New Album ‘No Gods No Masters’ (Listen)
June 11, 2021
Out Now: Garbage as Fierce and Focused as Ever with Timely New Album ‘No Gods No Masters’ (Listen)

Welcome back, Garbage. Released today, June 11, No Gods No Monsters is the first album from Shirley Manson, Butch Vig and the band since 2016’s Strange Little Birds. No Gods...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Duran Duran Announce New Album ‘Future Past,’ Share Video for “Invisible” (Directed by Artificial Intelligence)
May 19, 2021
Duran Duran Announce New Album ‘Future Past,’ Share Video for “Invisible” (Directed by Artificial Intelligence)

Future Past is the name of a new album from Duran Duran, and it’s apparent this one’s all about technology and … well, the future, as its title may suggest....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton Discusses His New Cover of Stevie Wonder’s “I Don’t Know Why” in New Video (Shared on Wonder’s Birthday)
May 13, 2021
Peter Frampton Discusses His New Cover of Stevie Wonder’s “I Don’t Know Why” in New Video (Shared on Wonder’s Birthday)

One of the songs reimagined on Frampton Forgets the Words, the recent instrumental covers album from guitar legend Peter Frampton, is “I Don’t Know Why,” originally from Stevie Wonder’s 1968...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton Band Shares ‘Isn’t it a Pity,’ from New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ LP Out 4/23
April 16, 2021
Peter Frampton Band Shares ‘Isn’t it a Pity,’ from New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ LP Out 4/23

On April 23, Peter Frampton and the Peter Frampton Band will release Frampton Forgets the Words, a collection of instrumental covers of songs very near and dear to the heart...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton Q&A: On Reconnecting with the Guitar on His New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Album
April 16, 2021
Peter Frampton Q&A: On Reconnecting with the Guitar on His New ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Album

Pandemic lockdown or not, Peter Frampton is as busy as ever these days. His new album, Frampton Forgets the Words, out April 23rd, is a fantastic instrumental collection including new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Moby: New ‘Reprise’ Album Revisiting Past Material ft. Kris Kristofferson, Jim James, More Out 5/28; Stream ‘Porcelain’
March 30, 2021
Moby: New ‘Reprise’ Album Revisiting Past Material ft. Kris Kristofferson, Jim James, More Out 5/28; Stream ‘Porcelain’

On May 28, Moby will celebrate his lasting career in music with Reprise, an album of reinvented songs from throughout the past three-plus decades. The appropriately titled Reprise finds Moby...

Rock Cellar Magazine | March 2021 Issue
March 12, 2021
March 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our March 2021 features. Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview) Andra Day Q&A:...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Acoustic Guitar Rock Songs
March 11, 2021
Top 11 Acoustic Guitar Rock Songs

“To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity.” —Richard Thompson “You’re in My Heart (The Final Acclaim)” by Rod...

Rock Cellar Magazine | St. Vincent Shares ‘Pay Your Way In Pain’; New Album ‘Daddy’s Home’ Coming 5/14 (Pre-Order)
March 4, 2021
St. Vincent Shares ‘Pay Your Way In Pain’; New Album ‘Daddy’s Home’ Coming 5/14 (Pre-Order)

There isn’t anybody quite like Annie Clark — a.k.a. St. Vincent — and on May 14, the prolific singer/songwriter with a career that spans genres and styles while defying (and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Peter Frampton Band Cover Roxy Music’s ‘Avalon,’ from ‘Frampton Forgets The Words’ Out 4/23
February 26, 2021
Watch The Peter Frampton Band Cover Roxy Music’s ‘Avalon,’ from ‘Frampton Forgets The Words’ Out 4/23

On April 23, The Peter Frampton Band will release Frampton Forgets The Words, an instrumental covers album that finds the guitar legend tackling songs originally made famous by a number...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Stream ‘Thanks for Coming,’ the Intriguing Debut LP from Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall)
February 12, 2021
Out Now: Stream ‘Thanks for Coming,’ the Intriguing Debut LP from Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall)

Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie), released its debut full-length album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Fear
February 11, 2021
Top 11 Songs About Fear

“I don’t have a fear of flying; I have a fear of crashing.” — Billy Bob Thornton “I’m Afraid of Americans” by David Bowie “I’m Afraid of Americans” was written...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Foo Fighters Throw a Few Surprises into the Mix with New Album ‘Medicine at Midnight’ (Listen)
February 4, 2021
Out Now: Foo Fighters Throw a Few Surprises into the Mix with New Album ‘Medicine at Midnight’ (Listen)

After a relentless promotional push that saw the Foo Fighters especially visible the past few months, Dave Grohl and the guys have unleashed Medicine at Midnight, their anticipated new studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Album Review: Foo Fighters Follow Through on the Promise of Something Different (with Surprising Results) on ‘Medicine at Midnight’
February 1, 2021
Album Review: Foo Fighters Follow Through on the Promise of Something Different (with Surprising Results) on ‘Medicine at Midnight’

The Foo Fighters warned you things would be different this time around. The overall vibe and structure of “Shame Shame,” the lead single from Dave Grohl & the gang‘s new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton Covers Radiohead’s ‘Reckoner,’ Instrumental Covers LP ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Out 4/23 (Preview)
January 29, 2021
Peter Frampton Covers Radiohead’s ‘Reckoner,’ Instrumental Covers LP ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ Out 4/23 (Preview)

On April 23, Peter Frampton will add to his illustrious career with a new album titled Frampton Forgets the Words — a clever title for an album of instrumental covers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Releasing ‘Now and Then’ Album 3/19, Covering Soul & Motown Classics
January 15, 2021
Paul Stanley’s Soul Station Releasing ‘Now and Then’ Album 3/19, Covering Soul & Motown Classics

Separate from his decades of iconic rock and roll madness with KISS, Paul Stanley has maintained a strong affinity for soul — and on March 19, his side project Soul...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall): ‘Armageddon Suite,’ Dream-Pop for the End of the World
January 13, 2021
New from Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall): ‘Armageddon Suite,’ Dream-Pop for the End of the World

On Feb. 12, Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen (Blondie), will release...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)
January 8, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)

Rick Wakeman cemented his reputation as one of the godfathers of progressive rock after joining Yes in 1971. The keyboardist’s first album with the band, Fragile, included two staples of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | This Photographer  (@TheBandWasHere on Instagram) Finds the Places Where Music History Was Made (So You Don’t Have To)
December 29, 2020
This Photographer (@TheBandWasHere on Instagram) Finds the Places Where Music History Was Made (So You Don’t Have To)

For the first time since the 1980s, vinyl record sales topped CDs in 2020. Each format has its fans for its audio quality but only vinyl has the large-format front and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)
December 15, 2020
Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)

If there’s a rock, alternative or country music enthusiast on your holiday shopping list, we’ve got you covered with a last-minute gift guide including some noteworthy box sets and classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Transforms Phantogram’s ‘Cruel World’ in Stark New Video
December 9, 2020
Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum (ft. Michael C. Hall) Transforms Phantogram’s ‘Cruel World’ in Stark New Video

In early 2021, Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum, an indie/pop/experimental band featuring actor Michael C. Hall (of Dexter and Six Feet Under), drummer Peter Yanowitz (the Wallflowers) and keyboardist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The ‘Rapture’ Hits an English Cul-De-Sac in the Quirky New Video from English Indie/Pop Star Declan McKenna
December 2, 2020
The ‘Rapture’ Hits an English Cul-De-Sac in the Quirky New Video from English Indie/Pop Star Declan McKenna

Back in September, Declan McKenna released his second full-length album, Zeros. A sprawling, heavily themed album that brushes up against the influence of the Beatles, David Bowie and other legendary musical acts...

Rock Cellar Magazine | White Stripes Share New ‘Apple Blossom’ Video, Announce Track List for ‘Greatest Hits’ (Out 12/4)
November 13, 2020
White Stripes Share New ‘Apple Blossom’ Video, Announce Track List for ‘Greatest Hits’ (Out 12/4)

Jack White and Meg White burst forth from Michigan and forged a legacy with The White Stripes, their two-piece garage/rock stylings leaving a mark on the music scene two decades ago, before...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum’s Trippy New Video for ‘Eat An Eraser’ (Fronted by Actor Michael C. Hall)
November 11, 2020
Watch Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum’s Trippy New Video for ‘Eat An Eraser’ (Fronted by Actor Michael C. Hall)

Actor Michael C. Hall has built a legacy for his roles in quirky, irreverent shows such as Six Feet Under and Dexter, and is a master at portraying characters that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Return with Funky New Song ‘Shame Shame’ — New Album ‘Medicine at Midnight’ Out in February
November 7, 2020
Foo Fighters Return with Funky New Song ‘Shame Shame’ — New Album ‘Medicine at Midnight’ Out in February

Foo Fighters are back. After some cryptic teasing in recent days, Dave Grohl and the band shared a new song, “Shame Shame,” on Saturday (just ahead of their Saturday Night...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Are Teasing Something with Projected Images and Social Media Posts …
November 4, 2020
Foo Fighters Are Teasing Something with Projected Images and Social Media Posts …

Are we on the cusp of a new album release from Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters? That definitely seems likely, at least when considering some mysterious new developments that...

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 | Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)
October 25, 2020
Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)

“When I do look back, that was the most fun I ever had in my career,” Paul Weller told me earlier this spring about his days in the Style Council,...

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 | 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 | 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 | The White Stripes Releasing First Greatest Hits Album, 12/4 — Preview with ‘Ball and Biscuit’ from 2003 (Pre-Order)
October 6, 2020
The White Stripes Releasing First Greatest Hits Album, 12/4 — Preview with ‘Ball and Biscuit’ from 2003 (Pre-Order)

Jack White and Meg White caused quite a ruckus as The White Stripes, their two-piece garage/rock stylings leaving a mark on the music scene two decades ago, before Jack forged...

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 | Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames
September 15, 2020
Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames

What’s in a (nick)name? Some of the biggest artists music history also had the best, most unforgettable nicknames.  “Alexander the Great, who said on his wedding night, ‘It’s only a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tonight 9/8: Watch the Premiere of ‘Biography: I Want My MTV,’ a Documentary Look at MTV’s Groundbreaking Story
September 8, 2020
Tonight 9/8: Watch the Premiere of ‘Biography: I Want My MTV,’ a Documentary Look at MTV’s Groundbreaking Story

MTV. Music Television. At the time, it was revolutionary, unthinkable, groundbreaking — and though it doesn’t exist anymore in the way it did for decades, it remains a crucial part...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Carter, Host of ‘The Beatles Top 50 All-Time Favorite Songs’ Live Stream 9/5, Reflects on His Life in Music, Film, Broadcasting and ‘Breakfast With The Beatles’
September 1, 2020
Chris Carter, Host of ‘The Beatles Top 50 All-Time Favorite Songs’ Live Stream 9/5, Reflects on His Life in Music, Film, Broadcasting and ‘Breakfast With The Beatles’

Chris Carter is a noted radio personality and host of the long-running program Breakfast with The Beatles, in addition to an abundance of other projects and work over the years...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Documentary about CREEM Magazine Available Now (Watch a Trailer)
August 8, 2020
New Documentary about CREEM Magazine Available Now (Watch a Trailer)

Remember CREEM Magazine? There’s a brand new documentary out now telling the magazine’s story, from filmmaker Scott Crawford.  Here’s a nice trailer: $9.99 unlocks the stream of the entire film,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lolla2020: Watch the Official Lollapalooza Virtual Festival, Featuring 150+ Performances/Appearances — Streaming on YouTube 7/30 – 8/2
July 29, 2020
Lolla2020: Watch the Official Lollapalooza Virtual Festival, Featuring 150+ Performances/Appearances — Streaming on YouTube 7/30 – 8/2

In non-pandemic circumstances, the Lollapalooza Music and Arts Festival would be taking place this weekend. Instead, the mega-fest announced a significant “virtual event” in its place — one calling on...

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 | New from Matt Berninger of The National: Watch a Video for ‘Distant Axis,’ from Berninger’s New Solo LP ‘Serpentine Prison’ Out 10/2
July 17, 2020
New from Matt Berninger of The National: Watch a Video for ‘Distant Axis,’ from Berninger’s New Solo LP ‘Serpentine Prison’ Out 10/2

In late May, Matt Berninger — front man for esteemed indie/rock band The National — announced his first solo album, Serpentine Prison. Due out Oct. 2 via Book Records, a...

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 | In a Father’s Day Essay, Dave Grohl Toasts the Man Who Helped Shape His Writing: His Dad, James Harper Grohl
June 21, 2020
In a Father’s Day Essay, Dave Grohl Toasts the Man Who Helped Shape His Writing: His Dad, James Harper Grohl

It’s been a while since Dave Grohl added to his Instagram account, Dave’s True Stories, with a detailed story from his life. Some of his previous entries have retold amazing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dramarama Turns its Creative Switch Back on to Make Long-Awaited New Album ‘Color TV’
June 10, 2020
Dramarama Turns its Creative Switch Back on to Make Long-Awaited New Album ‘Color TV’

Television has been a common reference point in the career of Dramarama.  During some mid-Eighties tours, the Wayne, New Jersey-bred band would adorn its stage with multiple TV sets. Johnny...

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 National’s Matt Berninger Announces First Solo LP, ‘Serpentine Prison,’ Produced by Booker T. Jones — Stream the Title Track
May 20, 2020
The National’s Matt Berninger Announces First Solo LP, ‘Serpentine Prison,’ Produced by Booker T. Jones — Stream the Title Track

Among the indie/rock realm, few bands are as highly regarded as The National — and on October 2, the band’s front man baritone-voiced lead singer, Matt Berninger, will release his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bono Wrote  Fan Letters to 60 of His Musical Heroes for His 60th Birthday and it’s Great
May 15, 2020
Bono Wrote Fan Letters to 60 of His Musical Heroes for His 60th Birthday and it’s Great

Bono, the man known as Paul David Hewson in another life, celebrated his 60th birthday on May 10 — and boy, did the man known for bombast and passion with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Phil May of the Pretty Things: 1944-2020
May 15, 2020
Rest in Peace, Phil May of the Pretty Things: 1944-2020

Phil May, vocalist of the English band The Pretty Things, has passed away at the age of 75 due to complications after emergency hip surgery, it was announced on Friday....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Queen Streaming ‘The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness’ for 48 Hours Beginning Friday 5/15 on YouTube
May 14, 2020
Queen Streaming ‘The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness’ for 48 Hours Beginning Friday 5/15 on YouTube

Heads up, Queen fans — the band is launching a very special and limited-time opportunity on YouTube this Friday, May 15 when it streams the The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played During Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ is Going Up for Auction for an Estimated $1 Million
May 12, 2020
The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played During Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ is Going Up for Auction for an Estimated $1 Million

Julien’s Auctions recently announced an upcoming auction titled Music Icons, a collection of memorabilia and artifacts from a dizzying array of music legends past and present — and one of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | An Emergency/Trauma Nurse in NY Received the Surprise of a Lifetime Thanks to Jimmy Kimmel, Dave Grohl and a Video Chat
April 28, 2020
An Emergency/Trauma Nurse in NY Received the Surprise of a Lifetime Thanks to Jimmy Kimmel, Dave Grohl and a Video Chat

On Monday night, Jimmy Kimmel Live paid tribute to TJ Riley, an emergency and trauma nurse from Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx in the form of a split-screen video...

Rock Cellar Magazine | April 2020 Issue
April 17, 2020
April 2020 Issue

Click below to enjoy our new April 2020 features: ‘Desolation Angels’ at 40: Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke and Mick Ralphs on Bad Company’s Classic LP (The Interview) Dispatches from COVID-19...

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 | Top 11 Revenge Songs
March 12, 2020
Top 11 Revenge Songs

This month’s Top 11 list concerns revenge … a topic that’s served as the inspiration for all sorts of songs over the years! “We should forgive our enemies, but not...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Releasing 50th Anniversary Record Store Day Edition of 1970 Self-Titled Album
March 9, 2020
Elton John Releasing 50th Anniversary Record Store Day Edition of 1970 Self-Titled Album

Record Store Day is coming up on Saturday, April 18, and Sir Elton John is opening the vault for a lavish commemoration of the 50th anniversary of his second album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton’s Memoir, ‘Do You Feel Like I Do?’, Out 10/20, Written with ex-Rolling Stone Editor Alan Light
February 19, 2020
Peter Frampton’s Memoir, ‘Do You Feel Like I Do?’, Out 10/20, Written with ex-Rolling Stone Editor Alan Light

Peter Frampton has set Oct. 20 as the release date for his new official memoir, Do You Feel Like I Do?, which he wrote with former Rolling Stone editor Alan...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Meet Incubus in Outer Space in the Band’s Trippy New Music Video for ‘Our Love’
January 31, 2020
Meet Incubus in Outer Space in the Band’s Trippy New Music Video for ‘Our Love’

Incubus wants you to take a trip. The band premiered a new song and music video titled “Our Love” on Friday, and the video features psychedelic colors, mushrooms and outer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus is Premiering a New Single/Video, ‘Our Love,’ on 1/31 — and it’s Going to Be Trippy (Preview)
January 22, 2020
Incubus is Premiering a New Single/Video, ‘Our Love,’ on 1/31 — and it’s Going to Be Trippy (Preview)

2019 was a big year for Southern California rock/funk band Incubus, as the group embarked on a massive tour to commemorate the 20th anniversary of its breakout 1999 album, Make...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in Recent Television Commercials
January 14, 2020
Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in Recent Television Commercials

Whether you watch an actual TV or subscribe to one or more streaming platforms, the concept of “television commercials” remains a huge part of consuming entertainment — and more than...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear Play Nirvana Songs with Beck and St. Vincent
January 5, 2020
Watch Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear Play Nirvana Songs with Beck and St. Vincent

Something very special took place in Los Angeles on Saturday night as part of the Heaven is Rock and Roll event, a celebration/concert honoring the Art of Elysium. One of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Last-Minute Music Gift Guide for the 2019 Holiday Season
December 13, 2019
Last-Minute Music Gift Guide for the 2019 Holiday Season

This time of year is a veritable bonanza for music enthusiasts, as elaborate box sets, special vinyl reissue packages, compilations and more suddenly become available. With the Christmas and Hanukkah...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Debbie Harry on Writing Her New Memoir, Blondie’s Old Days in NYC and Her View of the World (The Interview)
November 14, 2019
Debbie Harry on Writing Her New Memoir, Blondie’s Old Days in NYC and Her View of the World (The Interview)

Debbie Harry is a certifiable pop culture icon. As the frontperson for Blondie, the chart-topping New Wave group that grew out of New York City’s fabled CBGBs-fueled punk scene, she...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Simple Creatures and Bones UK at the Fonda Makes for a Great Tuesday Night in Hollywood
November 13, 2019
Recap: Simple Creatures and Bones UK at the Fonda Makes for a Great Tuesday Night in Hollywood

You know how you can tell when big-name musicians are having all the fun in the world with a new project? That’s very much the case with Simple Creatures, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Crowes Are Back and Playing ‘Shake Your Moneymaker’ On Tour in 2020
November 11, 2019
The Black Crowes Are Back and Playing ‘Shake Your Moneymaker’ On Tour in 2020

The rumors were true: The Black Crowes are, indeed, back together and will embark on a big tour in 2020, performing the classic 1990 album Shake Your Money Maker in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 25th Anniversary Nirvana ‘MTV Unplugged in New York’ Reissue Out Now, with Bonus Material
November 1, 2019
25th Anniversary Nirvana ‘MTV Unplugged in New York’ Reissue Out Now, with Bonus Material

The recording of MTV Unplugged in New York by Nirvana in November 1993 was important at the time — it was the world’s biggest band in the intimate confines of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bing Crosby ‘Bing at Christmas’ Orchestral Album Coming Nov. 22
October 14, 2019
Bing Crosby ‘Bing at Christmas’ Orchestral Album Coming Nov. 22

The holiday season is one steeped in tradition. Family, food, joy, and music — oh yes, the music. And when it comes to Christmas songs, the magical voice of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Elton John Receives the Royal (Mail) Treatment with a Series of Special Commemorative Stamps
September 3, 2019
Elton John Receives the Royal (Mail) Treatment with a Series of Special Commemorative Stamps

Sir Elton John has led an unbelievable life that borders on “ridiculous” (in his own words!), so it’s only fitting that he has been given a compliment of the highest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | With Its New Punk Anthem ‘People,’ The 1975 Remains One of the Most Intriguing Bands in the World
August 27, 2019
With Its New Punk Anthem ‘People,’ The 1975 Remains One of the Most Intriguing Bands in the World

The 1975. Are you a fan? If you have kids, are they fans? I’ll bet they are, if they’re into the current alternative/rock/pop scene. This band is massive. They were...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Neal Schon
August 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Neal Schon

For his latest Behind The Curtain entry, writer Steve rosen recounts a few run-ins with renowned guitarist Neal Schon, of Santana and Journey fame …  It is 1975 and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Frampton’s Farewell: His ‘Finale’ Tour, Battling a Muscle Disease and Humble Pie (The Interview)
July 12, 2019
Peter Frampton’s Farewell: His ‘Finale’ Tour, Battling a Muscle Disease and Humble Pie (The Interview)

Peter Frampton has climbed the mountaintop a few times in his storied career. First, with Steve Marriott, as the young, charismatic guitar hero of their band Humble Pie; then as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Rise,’ the New Album from Hollywood Vampires (Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry and Friends)
June 24, 2019
Stream ‘Rise,’ the New Album from Hollywood Vampires (Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry and Friends)

On Friday, June 21, the Hollywood Vampires unleashed Rise, a new studio album bringing the hard rock supergroup back to the masses. Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry previewed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (Most Of) King Crimson’s Classic Albums are Now on Spotify, in Time for 50th Anniversary Tour
June 10, 2019
(Most Of) King Crimson’s Classic Albums are Now on Spotify, in Time for 50th Anniversary Tour

Tonight, June 10, Robert Fripp and King Crimson will begin their anticipated 50th anniversary tour at Hause Auensee, Leipzig — and just in time for the festivities, much of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out 6/28: 11-CD Anniversary Edition of ‘Motown: The Complete No. 1’s’
May 13, 2019
Out 6/28: 11-CD Anniversary Edition of ‘Motown: The Complete No. 1’s’

On June 28, Motown/UMe will release an expanded anniversary edition of Motown: The Complete No. 1’s, to mark Motown‘s 60th anniversary. The set, which was originally released as a 10-CD...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next
May 6, 2019
King Crimson’s Catalog Hits Apple Music Ahead of 50th Anniversary Tour; Spotify Up Next

For a long time, the music of King Crimson didn’t exist on streaming platforms — but just as Robert Fripp and his colleagues in the legendary prog/rock ensemble prepare for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Summer of Sorcery,’ the New Album from Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul
May 3, 2019
Out Now: ‘Summer of Sorcery,’ the New Album from Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul

For the first time in two decades, the man known around the music business as Little Steven has released a new album of original material with Summer of Sorcery, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Stream the Funky ‘Black Star Dancing,’ New EP Out 6/14
May 2, 2019
New Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Stream the Funky ‘Black Star Dancing,’ New EP Out 6/14

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds returned on Thursday with a new song — and “Black Star Dancing” will definitely get your toe tapping, its funkified rhythm and disco beat a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Keeping it Simple with Bernard Fowler About His New Rolling Stones-Inspired Spoken-Word Album ‘Inside Out’
April 19, 2019
Keeping it Simple with Bernard Fowler About His New Rolling Stones-Inspired Spoken-Word Album ‘Inside Out’

Interviewing someone who has spent time inside The Rolling Stones can be a daunting task for a journalist. With the exception of the “core four”, band members are careful about...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hollywood Vampires Roar Back with ‘Who’s Laughing Now’ — New Record ‘Rise’ Announced
April 17, 2019
Hollywood Vampires Roar Back with ‘Who’s Laughing Now’ — New Record ‘Rise’ Announced

We’re not quite sure how they had time to record another album, but they did — and on Wednesday, the Hollywood Vampires returned with a snarling new song called “Who’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Prince at the Turn of the Millennium: Three New Archival Releases Add to the Mystery of His Late Career
April 10, 2019
Prince at the Turn of the Millennium: Three New Archival Releases Add to the Mystery of His Late Career

“Prince had this conversation with Mo Ostin, the head of Warner Brothers Records, on the phone,” Michael Bland, who was a member of Prince’s New Power Generation, and who has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Prince in the 2000s: Late-Period Reissues of ‘Musicology,’ ‘3121’ and ‘Planet Earth’ Find the Legend in Fine Form
February 8, 2019
Prince in the 2000s: Late-Period Reissues of ‘Musicology,’ ‘3121’ and ‘Planet Earth’ Find the Legend in Fine Form

Reggie Griffith, Prince’s sometime front of house sound engineer, recalls vividly what it took to work with the icon, though he hardly complains about the herculean hours required. “I loved...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson Maps Out 50-Date 2019 Tour to Mark 50th Anniversary
January 29, 2019
King Crimson Maps Out 50-Date 2019 Tour to Mark 50th Anniversary

Toward the end of 2018, King Crimson announced plans for a big commemorative 50th anniversary tour that would span three continents — and the legendary prog ensemble announced its full...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blondie, and Photography, Through the Lens (and Memories) of Chris Stein (Q&A)
January 14, 2019
Blondie, and Photography, Through the Lens (and Memories) of Chris Stein (Q&A)

Chris Stein photo (Shepard Fairey) Chris Stein cut his teeth 40 years ago as a co-founder and guitarist for the band Blondie, and via his songwriting partnership with Debbie Harry,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)
November 9, 2018
A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)

Hollywood has had a long love affair with pop stars. Considering their often outrageous personas, lifestyles, talent and high profiles, pop music figures are naturals for movie biographies about them,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is One of the Greatest Rock Icon Biopics in Movie History
October 31, 2018
Film Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is One of the Greatest Rock Icon Biopics in Movie History

Below, enjoy an exclusive review of the new Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody from Rock Cellar’s resident film critic, Ed Rampell. Are You Ready for Freddie? The new 20th Century...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson’s Ultimate Musical Tribute to Those ‘Immortal’ Musicians We’ve Lost (Q&A)
September 11, 2018
Ann Wilson’s Ultimate Musical Tribute to Those ‘Immortal’ Musicians We’ve Lost (Q&A)

Doing a cover song or a full album of covers can be problematic. The unadventurous ones fall in line with minimal reinvention, and are more intent on a straight Xerox...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Punk Rock Songs
August 19, 2018
Top 11 Classic Punk Rock Songs

“Punk rock was the tsunami that threatened to drown us all in 1977.” – Pete Townshend “Kick Out the Jams” by the MC5 “Kick Out the Jams” is the title...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Opioid Crisis, Clean Living and Three Dog Night: Chuck Negron Q&A
August 3, 2018
The Opioid Crisis, Clean Living and Three Dog Night: Chuck Negron Q&A

In almost any interview with Three Dog Night vocalist Chuck Negron, the conversation inevitably turns to drugs, their abuse, and redemption. Negron famously became a heroin addict at the height...

Rock Cellar Magazine | One Year Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park
July 20, 2018
One Year Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park

The piece below originally ran on July 24, 2017, four days after Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was found dead in his Southern California home of a suspected suicide. A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’
May 11, 2018
Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’

A cinematic quality surrounds several songs on The Last Few Beautiful Days, The Motels’ first new studio release in a decade. Its cover art displays a shuttered Troy, N.Y. movie...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Glam Rock Songs
January 12, 2018
Top 11 Glam Rock Songs

Top 11 Glam Rock Songs “I was recently looking at an old cover of New Musical Express from 1973. It’s me and Mick Jagger, and he’s just found glam a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park, and Why His Passing is So Difficult to Process
July 24, 2017
Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park, and Why His Passing is So Difficult to Process

Back in late 2000 I was browsing a Yahoo! Group for fans of Limp Bizkit. Very much a snapshot of the era, that’s how 15-year-old me decided to spend my...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap)
April 20, 2017
Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap)

Star-Studded Cinema Premiere Rocks L.A. The star-studded Los Angeles premiere of SHOT!? The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock took place April 5 at the Pacific Theatres at The Grove. Rock Cellar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phil Collen of Def Leppard – The Interview
March 13, 2017
Phil Collen of Def Leppard – The Interview

Exploding onto the music scene with a ferocious sound blending primal riffs with a melodic smartness thanks to massive radio hits like “Photograph,” “Rock Of Ages,” “Pour Some Sugar On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 311 Announce New Album 'Mosaic,' Put Pre-Orders Up on PledgeMusic
February 22, 2017
311 Announce New Album 'Mosaic,' Put Pre-Orders Up on PledgeMusic

The weather is warming up — or it will soon — and with it comes another new record from 311. The long-running rock/rap/reggae band announced that they’ll release a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Lonely Boy’ Steve Jones on His New Book, Life with the Sex Pistols, Bob Dylan and More
January 12, 2017
‘Lonely Boy’ Steve Jones on His New Book, Life with the Sex Pistols, Bob Dylan and More

Steve Jones was one of those kids whose high school yearbook entry would have read “Most likely not to succeed.” His life path was an all-too-certain roller coaster ride to the gutter until...

Rock Cellar Magazine | An Artist Recreated the Sgt. Pepper's Cover with the Cultural Icons Who Died in 2016
December 28, 2016
An Artist Recreated the Sgt. Pepper's Cover with the Cultural Icons Who Died in 2016

2016 has been tough year. We’ve lost cultural icons like David Bowie, Prince, Muhammad Ali, Leonard Cohen, Glenn Frey, Leon Russell, Sharon Jones and Alan Rickman, just to name but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greetings from Bunezuela: A Chat with Longtime Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos
December 9, 2016
Greetings from Bunezuela: A Chat with Longtime Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos

In today’s fast-paced culture addicted to instant gratification, some things take time — months, years and sometimes decades. Case in point: Greetings from Bunezuela!, the debut solo album by legendary...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Nominees Announced for 59th Annual Grammy Awards
December 6, 2016
Nominees Announced for 59th Annual Grammy Awards

The official list of nominees for the 59th annual Grammy Awards were unveiled Tuesday morning ahead of the Awards on Sunday, February 12, 2017 with host James Corden. Among the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rick Wakeman: New 'Piano Portraits' Album Due 1/13; Stream His Cover of the Beatles' 'Help!'
December 5, 2016
Rick Wakeman: New 'Piano Portraits' Album Due 1/13; Stream His Cover of the Beatles' 'Help!'

Legendary keyboardist Rick Wakeman will release a new album titled Piano Portraits on January 13. Wakeman, known for his many years in prog-rock masterminds Yes and as a prolific session musician/songwriter,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Dawes
November 2, 2016
Turn Me On: Dawes

For his latest Turn Me On entry, 88.5 FM KCSN midday host Jim Nelson shines a light on Los Angeles’ own Dawes… We’re all gonna die. Deal with it. It’s easy enough to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rebel Songs
October 7, 2016
Top 11 Rebel Songs

The young always have the same problem – how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rebel Songs
October 7, 2016
Top 11 Rebel Songs

The young always have the same problem – how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Super Bowl LI Halftime Show Entertainment: Lady Gaga (It's Official Now)
September 30, 2016
Super Bowl LI Halftime Show Entertainment: Lady Gaga (It's Official Now)

After months of rumors, speculation and online buzz, the curtain was lifted on who will be performing at the Super Bowl LI Halftime Show in February 2017 at NRG Stadium...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Getting Mick Ronson to Open Up
September 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Getting Mick Ronson to Open Up

When you think of the iconic guitar players who rocked a Les Paul and Marshall to create tones that fans still talk about to this day, certain names always come...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Beck: The Interview
July 8, 2016
Jeff Beck: The Interview

“I guess it’s my sense of inquisitiveness and maybe boredom, a mixture of the two. I always look for tomorrow in today. Whoever’s involved with my music at the time,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Jim McCarty Discusses the Yardbirds’ Legacy
July 8, 2016
Q&A: Jim McCarty Discusses the Yardbirds’ Legacy

Via such epic singles as Shapes Of Things, Heart Full of Soul, For Your Love, Over Under Sideways Down, Happenings Ten Years Time Ago and others, The Yardbirds made their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Teenagers
June 7, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” – Larry Lujack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Teenagers
June 7, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Teenagers

“When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there’s a good chance the transmission is shot.” – Larry Lujack...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana – The Interview
March 8, 2016
Carlos Santana – The Interview

Alchemy. It’s that magic, intangible ingredient that determines the creative heights one can achieve in a collaborative process. Over the course of three landmark albums, Santana, Abraxas and Santana III,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs With Star Wars References
December 4, 2015
Top 11 Songs With Star Wars References

This month, one of the most anticipated films of recent memory will be released. Star Wars: The Force Awakens will hit theaters on December 18, and has been all people...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher Talks ‘Chasing Yesterday’ & Oasis’ Future (‘Do Not Believe What You Read in the Tabloids’)
March 3, 2015
Noel Gallagher Talks ‘Chasing Yesterday’ & Oasis’ Future (‘Do Not Believe What You Read in the Tabloids’)

“If you take the title out of context, it does seem nostalgic,” Noel Gallagher confesses about the title of his new album, Chasing Yesterday. “But it comes from a lyric....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ray & Dave Davies on 50 Years of the Kinks – Reunion or Not, They’re Still Busy (The Interview)
January 9, 2015
Ray & Dave Davies on 50 Years of the Kinks – Reunion or Not, They’re Still Busy (The Interview)

“The thing about The Kinks is that I’m a really big fan,” Ray Davies, the leader of the rock legends and its principal songwriter, told me when I caught up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Stuttering Songs
August 5, 2014
Top 11 Stuttering Songs

Rockers have long used stuttering as a musical device to express nervousness or frustration. And sometimes the effect just helps the lyrics fit the music. They’re all here in our...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On #1: Glass Candy, Tame Impala, Gary Clark Jr., First Aid Kit, Tallest Man on Earth
March 25, 2013
Turn Me On #1: Glass Candy, Tame Impala, Gary Clark Jr., First Aid Kit, Tallest Man on Earth

Glass Candy – Life After Sundown (Beat Box; 2007) The latest resurgence of New Wave has been years in the making, with largely underground acts like Glass Candy re-crafting the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | March Album Reviews
March 4, 2013
March Album Reviews

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Justin Hayward Johnny Marr How to Destroy Angels Atoms for Peace Son Volt David Bowie Emmylou Harris & Rodney...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Meccas of NYC: What Are They Now?
February 4, 2013
Rock Meccas of NYC: What Are They Now?

In the 1960s, New York City was the center of the recording industry and home to a wealth of small clubs and theaters that hosted the cream of rock music....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock Novels
January 7, 2013
Top 11 Rock Novels

Rock novels are a blast to read for any serious music lover.  Just like you, rock novelists are tremendous music fans, and the novel form allows them to approach their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Meet Albert Watson, Rock Photographer
October 1, 2012
Meet Albert Watson, Rock Photographer

[Editor’s Note: Our Every Picture Tells a Story column is normally made up of lots of pretty pictures with very little text.  Once in a while we like to talk...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Dogs and Cats
June 19, 2012
Top 11 Songs About Dogs and Cats

Dogs & cats make their way into the average Internet user’s mind every 0.4 seconds. Okay, we made that statistic up, but it DOES seem realistic, doesn’t it? It’s hard...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ben Folds Don't Need No Record Label. (Interview)
May 16, 2012
Ben Folds Don't Need No Record Label. (Interview)

"I’m excited to deliver the record to everyone who wants to hear it. I’m not at all interested in talking someone into liking the music that doesn’t like it, and I’m not even really interested in their opinion."

Rock Cellar Magazine | Donovan is BACK!
April 16, 2012
Donovan is BACK!

Only a handful of individuals in music are known by a single name, and a few are legends. The artist simply known as “Donovan” certainly is one of those. His...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Visual Art of 7 More Musicians – Part 3
November 14, 2011
The Visual Art of 7 More Musicians – Part 3

Is it in their DNA? Possibly a “creative genius” gene that science has yet to discover? Or is it an otherwordly gift – one that is physically untraceable? Perhaps it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians
October 4, 2011
The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians

Is it in their DNA? Possibly a “creative genius” gene that science has yet to discover? Or is it an otherwordly gift – one that is physically untraceable? Perhaps it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Classic Album Cover Outtakes (Photos)
June 8, 2011
Classic Album Cover Outtakes (Photos)

1. Bob Dylan, Freewheelin’ © Don Hunstein © Don Hunstein Captured in 1963 on the corner of 4th and Jones in Greenwich Village, Freewheelin’ featured the iconic album cover that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet) Gets Reflective on ‘In Solo’ (“A Scrapbook About a Man of My Age Trying to Join the Dots in His Life”)
July 13, 2021
Q&A: Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet) Gets Reflective on ‘In Solo’ (“A Scrapbook About a Man of My Age Trying to Join the Dots in His Life”)

Gary Kemp helped soundtrack the MTV-era as the principal songwriter of 1980s mega-stars Spandau Ballet. The hits he penned for the band — “Through the Barricades,” “Only When You Leave,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | January 2021 Issue
January 14, 2021
January 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our January 2021 features. Mick Fleetwood: On Honoring Peter Green & the Magic of Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days (The Interview) The Story of ‘Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
November 5, 2020
Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Tony Visconti was closer than anyone to the flame that was Marc Bolan, the front man, songwriter and phenom that was the heart and soul of T.Rex, part of the...

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 | 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 | The Prince Channel is Back on SiriusXM — but Only Through Mid-August
July 16, 2020
The Prince Channel is Back on SiriusXM — but Only Through Mid-August

Prince fans, your wishes have been granted: The Prince Channel has returned to SiriusXM dials. The special channel focusing on the Purple One‘s massive career and influence originally launched back...

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 | Next Up in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Havana Moon 2016, Going Live Sunday 5/10 (Preview)
May 8, 2020
Next Up in the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks!’ YouTube Series: Havana Moon 2016, Going Live Sunday 5/10 (Preview)

This Sunday, May 10 at 3 p.m. EDT/12 p.m. PDT, the Rolling Stones will continue Extra Licks!, their new weekly series of archival/rare performance videos from the iconic rockers. Up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the First Installment of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks’ Six-Part Series of Rare Performances
May 3, 2020
Watch the First Installment of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Extra Licks’ Six-Part Series of Rare Performances

Update: Watch the first upload in the Rolling Stones Extra Licks YouTube series, as premiered Sunday, May 3:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlD2CpQ__as The Rolling Stones continue to pump out crowd-pleasing content during the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher: New Music, Old Music and Why ‘I’m a Better Front Man in America Than I Am in Europe’
January 14, 2020
Noel Gallagher: New Music, Old Music and Why ‘I’m a Better Front Man in America Than I Am in Europe’

Noel Gallagher is one of the best interviews in rock and roll. In the countless times we’ve met up since he left Oasis, he’s never been less than willing to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Grammy-Nominated Rockers Highly Suspect Detail 2017 North American Headlining Tour
January 31, 2017
Grammy-Nominated Rockers Highly Suspect Detail 2017 North American Headlining Tour

2016 was a banner year for Highly Suspect. The three-piece’s sophomore album, The Boy Who Died Wolf, picked up momentum around the industry and they made significant radio impact with the single...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Buzz: Prince's Songs to (Finally) Return to Streaming Platforms After the Grammys?
January 31, 2017
Buzz: Prince's Songs to (Finally) Return to Streaming Platforms After the Grammys?

The late, great and irreplaceable Prince carved an indelible spot in music history with his unique style, music and mythical status — and that myth-like existence was aided by the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | February Album Reviews
February 4, 2013
February Album Reviews

Kris Kristofferson Camper Van Beethoven Yo La Tengo New Order Bad Religion The Stone Foxes Richard Thompson My Bloody Valentine Kris Kristofferson Feeling Mortal If the United States has a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)
June 12, 2012
Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)

It may just be the sexiest mile and a half in America: a curvy, alluring ribbon of road called the Sunset Strip. Since the 1930s, the portion of Sunset Boulevard...