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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 | John Mayer Played Jerry Garcia’s Wolf Guitar with Dead and Company and it Was a Special Moment
June 25, 2019
John Mayer Played Jerry Garcia’s Wolf Guitar with Dead and Company and it Was a Special Moment

On Sunday, Dead and Company played Citi Field in Queens, New York. If you know one thing about Dead and Company, the project exists in large part to celebrate the...

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 | Enjoy This Weekend’s Grateful Dead + Dead & Company Streams This Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT (Details)
May 1, 2020
Enjoy This Weekend’s Grateful Dead + Dead & Company Streams This Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT (Details)

It’s the weekend again. This can be tough to remember for those of us remaining at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s a fact nonetheless — and that...

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 | Your Weekend Social Distancing Home Viewing: Dead & Company’s Free #CouchTour Livestream, via Nugs.tv and Facebook
March 19, 2020
Your Weekend Social Distancing Home Viewing: Dead & Company’s Free #CouchTour Livestream, via Nugs.tv and Facebook

Right now, with our everyday way of life turned on its head as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, is the perfect time to hang out at home and refrain...

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 | 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 | 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 | Dead & Company Announce 31-Date U.S. Tour Starting in August (Tix On Sale 5/21)
May 13, 2021
Dead & Company Announce 31-Date U.S. Tour Starting in August (Tix On Sale 5/21)

Another major music act has unveiled plans to return to the live stage in 2021, and it’s a big one: Dead & Company will embark on a U.S. run beginning...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead & Company: Streaming 2020 Gig This Weekend; Announces Caribbean Concert Vacation for Jan. 2022
April 1, 2021
Dead & Company: Streaming 2020 Gig This Weekend; Announces Caribbean Concert Vacation for Jan. 2022

Greetings from Dead & Company — the jam band supergroup dropped some big news this week, one of the archival variety and one regarding a massive in-person event scheduled for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Lou Ottens, Creator of the Audio Cassette Tape, Dead at 94
March 11, 2021
Rest in Peace Lou Ottens, Creator of the Audio Cassette Tape, Dead at 94

Lou Ottens, whose pioneering work developing the audio cassette tape revolutionized the process of making and storing audio recordings, has died at the age of 94, per reports on Wednesday....

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Jon Anderson Unearths Garage Stash for ‘1000 Hands: Chapter One’ (& Dreams of Yes Reunion)
February 11, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Jon Anderson Unearths Garage Stash for ‘1000 Hands: Chapter One’ (& Dreams of Yes Reunion)

As a founding member of Yes, Jon Anderson co-wrote many of the prog rock group’s classic songs, including “Owner Of A Lonely Heart,” “Roundabout,” “Your Move,” and “I’ve Seen All...

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 | 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 | 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 | Do You Like Thin Lizzy? You’ll Love ‘Surrender,’ the Raucous New Album from Sweden’s Dead Lord
September 17, 2020
Do You Like Thin Lizzy? You’ll Love ‘Surrender,’ the Raucous New Album from Sweden’s Dead Lord

There’s no other way around it: Listening to Surrender, the new album from Swedish hard rock/glam band Dead Lord, you can sense the abundant Thin Lizzy and Phil Lynott energy...

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 | (Updated 8/6): Celebrate Jerry Garcia with ‘Daze Between,’ a Nine-Day Live Stream Event/Fundraiser Paying Tribute to the Grateful Dead Legend — Launched on Garcia’s Birthday, 8/1
August 6, 2020
(Updated 8/6): Celebrate Jerry Garcia with ‘Daze Between,’ a Nine-Day Live Stream Event/Fundraiser Paying Tribute to the Grateful Dead Legend — Launched on Garcia’s Birthday, 8/1

Jerry Garcia will be the focus of Daze Between, a special nine-day marathon of online programming scheduled to begin on Saturday, Aug. 1 — Garcia’s birthday. The Grateful Dead legend...

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 | 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 | Thanks to Nike, There Are Now Some Very Colorful Grateful Dead Sneakers on the Market
July 16, 2020
Thanks to Nike, There Are Now Some Very Colorful Grateful Dead Sneakers on the Market

The Grateful Dead is a marketing empire, and has been for decades. The legendary jam band’s presence is ubiquitous, whether in its abundance of archival streaming events released to YouTube...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Mythbusters’ Co-Host and ‘White Rabbit Project’ Star Grant Imahara Dies at 49 After Suffering Brain Aneurysm
July 14, 2020
‘Mythbusters’ Co-Host and ‘White Rabbit Project’ Star Grant Imahara Dies at 49 After Suffering Brain Aneurysm

Grant Imahara, an electrical engineer/roboticist and TV host known for stints on the program Mythbusters and the Netflix series White Rabbit Project, passed away suddenly due to complications from a...

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 | Rest in Peace, Legendary and Prolific Italian Composer Ennio Morricone: 1928-2020
July 6, 2020
Rest in Peace, Legendary and Prolific Italian Composer Ennio Morricone: 1928-2020

The music of Ennio Morricone is undeniably iconic, his musical scores accompanying the various Spaghetti western films of Sergio Leone among many others. Late Sunday evening, word broke that the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Fifth Anniversary Rebroadcast of Grateful Dead’s ‘Fare Thee Well’ Shows via FANS.com Sunday 7/5
July 1, 2020
Watch a Fifth Anniversary Rebroadcast of Grateful Dead’s ‘Fare Thee Well’ Shows via FANS.com Sunday 7/5

This Sunday, the final three shows of the epic Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of the Grateful Dead concerts from 2015 will be rebroadcast on the internet via FANS.com....

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Grateful Dead Weekend Vewing: ‘Shakedown Stream’ ft. Bob Weir Friday 5/8, Dead & Company Streaming 2018 Gig Saturday 5/9
May 8, 2020
Grateful Dead Weekend Vewing: ‘Shakedown Stream’ ft. Bob Weir Friday 5/8, Dead & Company Streaming 2018 Gig Saturday 5/9

It’s the weekend again, so that means a pair of Grateful Dead-related concert streams are coming your way — pretty solid entertainment if you’re stuck at home due to the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Former Bad Company Vocalist Brian Howe: 1953-2020
May 7, 2020
Rest in Peace, Former Bad Company Vocalist Brian Howe: 1953-2020

Brian Howe, former vocalist of Bad Company from 1986 until 1994, has passed away at the age of 66, it was reported by TMZ. Howe died Wednesday after suffering cardiac...

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 | Bill Withers on ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’, ‘Grandma’s Hands’, ‘Use Me’, & His Legacy (Archival Interview)
April 3, 2020
Bill Withers on ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’, ‘Grandma’s Hands’, ‘Use Me’, & His Legacy (Archival Interview)

This interview with Bill Withers, originally conducted years ago, first ran on Rock Cellar in 2015. In light of Withers’ passing, we’re bringing it back as a snapshot of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview)
March 12, 2020
Robbie Robertson: ‘Sinematic,’ ‘Once Were Brothers’ and Friendship with Martin Scorsese (The Interview)

It’s 2020, and rock and roll icon Robbie Robertson is busier than ever. A new solo album, Sinematic, acclaimed work on the Martin Scorcese’s mobster film The Irishman and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch ‘The Brothers’ 50th Anniversary Allman Brothers Band Concert 3/10 Live, via Nugs.net
March 5, 2020
Watch ‘The Brothers’ 50th Anniversary Allman Brothers Band Concert 3/10 Live, via Nugs.net

Next week, a very special concert event will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City when members of the Allman Brothers Band and their extended family gather...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead & Company Map Out Summer 2020 Tour Dates
February 6, 2020
Dead & Company Map Out Summer 2020 Tour Dates

When we last spoke with drummer Bill Kreutzmann, the Grateful Dead icon was having an absolute blast out on the road with Dead & Company — and with another warm...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir and Wolf Bros. Heading Out on Spring 2020 Tour, Starting with a Five-Night Stand in Northern California
December 3, 2019
Bob Weir and Wolf Bros. Heading Out on Spring 2020 Tour, Starting with a Five-Night Stand in Northern California

The roots of the Grateful Dead are planted in Northern California, so it should come as no surprise that Bob Weir and Wolf Bros. planned a week-long stint at the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Robert Hunter, Lyricist and Longtime Grateful Dead Collaborator: 1941-2019
September 24, 2019
Rest in Peace Robert Hunter, Lyricist and Longtime Grateful Dead Collaborator: 1941-2019

Of the many musicians, collaborators and creators who spent their time in and around the Grateful Dead over the years, Robert Hunter was one of the most crucial. On Tuesday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hang Out with John Mayer and His Dog in the Studio in the New Video for ‘Carry Me Away’
September 6, 2019
Hang Out with John Mayer and His Dog in the Studio in the New Video for ‘Carry Me Away’

John Mayer returned with a new music video for a song called “Carry Me Away,” which premiered late Thursday evening. Another standalone single, it finds the acclaimed songwriter/guitarist at his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead & Company Add ‘Fall Fun Run’ East Coast Tour Dates
August 15, 2019
Dead & Company Add ‘Fall Fun Run’ East Coast Tour Dates

There’s nothing quite like a Dead & Company show, and this fall the legendary group of Grateful Dead legends (Mickey Heart, Bill Kreutzmann, Bob Weir and pals Oteil Burbridge, Jeff...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stories of Woodstock 1969 from Musicians and People Who Were There
August 5, 2019
Stories of Woodstock 1969 from Musicians and People Who Were There

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, The three-day event dubbed “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music,” which saw hundreds of thousands of music fans converge on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dead & Company Pull Out of Woodstock 50 Event, Which May End Up Being Totally Free to Attend
July 29, 2019
Dead & Company Pull Out of Woodstock 50 Event, Which May End Up Being Totally Free to Attend

Just days after John Fogerty became the first legacy act to officially withdraw participation in the upcoming Woodstock 50 event put on by original 1969 Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang, Dead...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q and A: Peter Lewis Discusses His New Album ‘the Road to Zion’ and Moby Grape’s Legacy
July 9, 2019
Q and A: Peter Lewis Discusses His New Album ‘the Road to Zion’ and Moby Grape’s Legacy

At age 73, founding Moby Grape guitarist Peter Lewis will release a new album, The Road To Zion, on July 16. Moby Grape were one of the most groundbreaking and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Colin Hay on Men At Work’s Legacy and His Current Tour
June 10, 2019
Colin Hay on Men At Work’s Legacy and His Current Tour

Back in the early ‘80s, Men At Work owned the radio airwaves with a flurry of insidiously infectious hits, “Who Can It Be Now?,” “Down Under, “Overkill” and “It’s A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir’s Workout Video at the Gorge in Washington Will Relax You (And Inspire You to Head to the Gym)
June 10, 2019
Bob Weir’s Workout Video at the Gorge in Washington Will Relax You (And Inspire You to Head to the Gym)

If you don’t follow Bob Weir on social media, you should. The Grateful Dead legend has been sharing videos recently of his rigorous workout regimen — particularly rigorous considering he’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead on the Power of Live Music: ‘When You Play to Real People, Man, That’s Where It’s At’ (Q&A)
May 30, 2019
Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead on the Power of Live Music: ‘When You Play to Real People, Man, That’s Where It’s At’ (Q&A)

Along with Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann was the heartbeat of the Grateful Dead for more than thirty years. After more ups and downs than any band should have to endure,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coachella 2019: The Best Rock/Indie Acts, from Weezer and Wallows to The 1975, Beach Fossils, Soccer Mommy and More (Live Review)
April 23, 2019
Coachella 2019: The Best Rock/Indie Acts, from Weezer and Wallows to The 1975, Beach Fossils, Soccer Mommy and More (Live Review)

When the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival‘s 2019 lineup was announced, there was plenty of talk about how rock music was underrepresented among the 175+ acts. The world-renowned music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)
April 10, 2019
The Zombies’ Chris White on the Roll Hall of Fame, Bringing Dave Grohl to Tears and More (The Interview)

Like their moniker, The Zombies are an unstoppable, undying musical force that refuse to go off quietly in the still of the night. Championed by the likes of Tom Petty,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Spotlight: Wargirl, TV Coma and Sarah Potenza
March 13, 2019
New Music Spotlight: Wargirl, TV Coma and Sarah Potenza

In this piece, enjoy a look at some up-and-coming acts that caught Rock Cellar’s attention lately …  Wargirl – “Mess Around” Take a mix of 70’s funk music, reggae, post-punk,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | In and Out of Wings: Denny Seiwell On His Friendship with Paul McCartney and Wings’ Underrated 1971-1973 Era
February 12, 2019
In and Out of Wings: Denny Seiwell On His Friendship with Paul McCartney and Wings’ Underrated 1971-1973 Era

Drummer Denny Seiwell discusses his time with Paul McCartney and Wings, his friendship with McCartney over the years and much more …  When The Beatles imploded, Paul McCartney, by all...

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 | A Dispatch from the ‘Deadbeat Club’ with Kate Pierson of the B-52’s (Q&A)
November 9, 2018
A Dispatch from the ‘Deadbeat Club’ with Kate Pierson of the B-52’s (Q&A)

Combining an infectious collision of ‘60s pop, surf, dance and spiky new wave flavors, The B-52’s emerged on the music scene in the late ‘70s looking and sounding like no...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talking About Kittie’s 20th Anniversary and Upcoming Documentary/Book with Drummer Mercedes Lander
February 15, 2018
Talking About Kittie’s 20th Anniversary and Upcoming Documentary/Book with Drummer Mercedes Lander

This past January, Rock Cellar attended the 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Also attending this year’s event was Mercedes Lander, co-founder and drummer of the Canadian heavy metal band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | San Francisco Musicians (Marty Balin, Peter Albin, David Freiberg and David Nelson) Recall Their First Encounters with Jerry Garcia
August 29, 2017
San Francisco Musicians (Marty Balin, Peter Albin, David Freiberg and David Nelson) Recall Their First Encounters with Jerry Garcia

The free-form jams of the Grateful Dead provided the soundtrack for San Francisco’s 1967 Summer of Love. Led by singer, songwriter and guitarist Jerry Garcia, the band regularly performed at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Guitarist Tim Mahoney on 311’s New Album ‘Mosaic,’ Career Longevity, the Dead, and More
June 29, 2017
Q&A: Guitarist Tim Mahoney on 311’s New Album ‘Mosaic,’ Career Longevity, the Dead, and More

On June 23, 311 released Mosaic, the twelfth full-length album for the long-running alt/rock band. This time around, the band — vocalist/guitarist Nick Hexum, vocalist S.A. Martinez, bassist Aaron ‘P-Nut’...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Buzz: Could the Eagles Reform with Glenn Frey's Son Deacon – and Maybe Jackson Browne?
September 28, 2016
Buzz: Could the Eagles Reform with Glenn Frey's Son Deacon – and Maybe Jackson Browne?

The internet has been buzzing lately thanks to a recent conversation Eagles legend Don Henley had with the Montreal Gazette about his solo album Cass County. In it, Henley offered up some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Leo Sayer on His 'Restless Years' With Hendrix, McCartney and Daltrey (Q&A)
July 8, 2016
Leo Sayer on His 'Restless Years' With Hendrix, McCartney and Daltrey (Q&A)

There is no easy characterization of the Leo Sayer sound. The singer-songwriter broke out in the U.S. with 1974’s Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance), a quirky story-song that made the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine of the Beach Boys – The Interview
September 14, 2013
Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine of the Beach Boys – The Interview

Holed away in his family’s music room, 18 year-old Brian Wilson, future music genius/visionary of The Beach Boys, is cocooned safely in his private sanctuary, immersed in what would become...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Ventura Interview: "The Whole Thing is a Fraud" (And He Doesn’t Mean Wrestling)
July 17, 2012
Jesse Ventura Interview: "The Whole Thing is a Fraud" (And He Doesn’t Mean Wrestling)

In his new book DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans, Jesse Ventura argues in favor of abolishing all political parties within what he calls a corrupt two-party system. From my perspective, I can’t advocate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bright Eyes Announce 2022 Tour, Supporting 2020’s ‘Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was’
December 7, 2021
Bright Eyes Announce 2022 Tour, Supporting 2020’s ‘Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was’

Next year, celebrated indie outfit Bright Eyes will head back out on the road for a run of U.S. tour dates, a tour geared around the continued (and delayed) celebration...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robby Krieger of The Doors Busts Myths in New Memoir ‘Set the Night on Fire’ (Q&A)
October 8, 2021
Robby Krieger of The Doors Busts Myths in New Memoir ‘Set the Night on Fire’ (Q&A)

When The Doors released their self-titled debut in 1967, it was a revelation. Vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, drummer John Densmore and guitarist Robby Krieger produced a unique mix...

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 | 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 | Top 11 Caribbean Songs
June 14, 2021
Top 11 Caribbean Songs

“The true Caribbean people … We are carnival people, we are vibrant people, not dead people. We like to be heard and we like to have fun.” —Viv Richards, cricketer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mayer Goes Retro with New LP ‘Sob Rock’ Out 7/16, Shares New Song “Last Train Home” (Listen)
June 4, 2021
John Mayer Goes Retro with New LP ‘Sob Rock’ Out 7/16, Shares New Song “Last Train Home” (Listen)

You have to hand it to John Mayer for finding ways to keep it fresh — and now, almost twenty years to the day of the release of his breakthrough...

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 | Garbage Debuts ‘The Men Who Rule the World,’ New Album ‘No Gods No Masters’ Out 6/11 (Pre-Order)
March 30, 2021
Garbage Debuts ‘The Men Who Rule the World,’ New Album ‘No Gods No Masters’ Out 6/11 (Pre-Order)

On June 11, long-running alt/rock band Garbage will release a new album titled No Gods No Masters. It will be the band’s seventh studio album to date and the follow-up...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Mary Wilson of the Supremes: 1944-2021
February 8, 2021
Rest in Peace, Mary Wilson of the Supremes: 1944-2021

Mary Wilson, co-founder of the trailblazing Motown group The Supremes, has died at the age of 76. The sad news was passed along late Monday evening from various sources, noting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hal Holbrook, Emmy & Tony-Award Winning Actor, Dies at 95
February 2, 2021
Hal Holbrook, Emmy & Tony-Award Winning Actor, Dies at 95

Hal Holbrook, an Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor who delighted audiences for decades, has passed away at the age of 95. The news was confirmed Monday evening by Holbrook’s assistant,...

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 | Watch Previously Unseen Footage of Eddie Van Halen’s Emotional Visit with Jason Becker in 1996
December 14, 2020
Watch Previously Unseen Footage of Eddie Van Halen’s Emotional Visit with Jason Becker in 1996

Jason Becker, the musician/guitarist who has maintained a prolific career despite being dealt a tough hand — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease — is an inspiration...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen (A Tribute to the Late Guitar Legend)
October 6, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Jamming with Eddie Van Halen (A Tribute to the Late Guitar Legend)

This entry from Steve Rosen in our Behind the Curtain section originally ran in 2014 and was buried in the Rock Cellar archives. With Eddie Van Halen having recently passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Electoral College: Save it or Dump It?
October 6, 2020
The Electoral College: Save it or Dump It?

“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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | #TheShowMustBePaused: Music Industry Joins Forces for #BlackoutTuesday in Memory of George Floyd
June 2, 2020
#TheShowMustBePaused: Music Industry Joins Forces for #BlackoutTuesday in Memory of George Floyd

The past few days have seen powerful and, at times, frightening images of protest and civil unrest stemming from the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Singer/Songwriter Jann Klose Honors Manager Gary Salzman with Isolation Music Video for ‘Pilot Light’
May 15, 2020
Singer/Songwriter Jann Klose Honors Manager Gary Salzman with Isolation Music Video for ‘Pilot Light’

“Pilot Light” is a new song from singer/songwriter Jann Klose, who premiered a very special music video for the track in early May. Filmed in isolation by Klose and his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Phoebe Bridgers: Watch Her Green-Screen Video for ‘Kyoto’; New Album ‘Punisher’ Out 6/19
April 9, 2020
New from Phoebe Bridgers: Watch Her Green-Screen Video for ‘Kyoto’; New Album ‘Punisher’ Out 6/19

On June 19, Phoebe Bridgers will release her second full-length album, Punisher, via Dead Oceans. To say this album comes with much anticipation doesn’t do it justice; Bridgers’ 2017 full-length...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Radiohead to Begin Airing Concert Films on YouTube to Give Fans Something to Do at Home
April 8, 2020
Radiohead to Begin Airing Concert Films on YouTube to Give Fans Something to Do at Home

Don’t worry about sitting around bored at home (if you’re lucky enough to be in that position, given the hardship currently being caused by the coronavirus pandemic) — Radiohead has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Weir Launching ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Weekly Series of Free, Streamable Live Shows
April 6, 2020
Bob Weir Launching ‘Weir Wednesdays’ Weekly Series of Free, Streamable Live Shows

Last month, Dead & Company announced a weekly livestream series in which unearthed live performances from their heralded history would be made available, for free, each Saturday — and now...

Rock Cellar Magazine | As Promised, Conor Oberst + Bright Eyes Premiere New Song, ‘Persona Non Grata’ (First Since 2011)
March 24, 2020
As Promised, Conor Oberst + Bright Eyes Premiere New Song, ‘Persona Non Grata’ (First Since 2011)

On Monday, the social media pages for Bright Eyes, the revered indie/rock band helmed by Conor Oberst, teased a new song … and on Tuesday morning, “Persona Non Grata” was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Launching #MetallicaMondays Streaming Concert Series with Slane Castle Gig Tonight 3/23
March 23, 2020
Metallica Launching #MetallicaMondays Streaming Concert Series with Slane Castle Gig Tonight 3/23

Monday brought with it two key announcements in the world of Metallica. First, the band sent out a heartfelt message to fans via social media regarding the coronavirus pandemic and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Survival: Music for Making It Through 2020
March 19, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Survival: Music for Making It Through 2020

Our Top 11 Survival Songs  first surfaced in 2015, but the current coronavirus pandemic that has the entire planet in its grasp, most of us self-isolating and socially distancing ourselves...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Friendship
February 11, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Friendship

Top 11 Songs About Friendship — a list that barely scratches the surface. If you think of any more that you’d add, let us know! “An old friend will help...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A with Michael Epstein, Director of the John Lennon + Yoko Ono Documentary ‘Above Us Only Sky’
January 14, 2020
Q&A with Michael Epstein, Director of the John Lennon + Yoko Ono Documentary ‘Above Us Only Sky’

Having helmed the excellent 2010 Lennon NYC documentary (stylized LennoNYC), director Michael Epstein’s next immersion into the world, life, times and legacy of John Lennon was chronicling John’s rich creative...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seaside Rockin’ with KISS on KISS Kruise IX (Photos/Recap)
January 14, 2020
Seaside Rockin’ with KISS on KISS Kruise IX (Photos/Recap)

Time for another inside look at the KISS Kruise, the annual seaside rock and roll festival thrown by the Hottest Band in the Land … October 30th 10AM Port of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | June 2019 Issue
December 17, 2019
June 2019 Issue

Click below to enjoy our June 2019 features: Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future and His Lifelong Bond with the Guitar (The Interview) Larry ‘Ratso’ Sloman on His New Album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Why Does This 22-Foot Tall Baby Jesus Statue Look Like Phil Collins?
November 20, 2019
Why Does This 22-Foot Tall Baby Jesus Statue Look Like Phil Collins?

This is Phil Collins, renowned musician known for his time with the prog-rock band Genesis and a fruitful solo career. View this post on Instagram #ThrowbackThursday A post shared by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Creedence Clearwater Revival’s ‘Live at Woodstock’ LP — 50 Years in the Making, Finally Come to Life
August 2, 2019
Out Now: Creedence Clearwater Revival’s ‘Live at Woodstock’ LP — 50 Years in the Making, Finally Come to Life

The original Woodstock event in 1969 was a timeless landmark of music and cultural history, featuring a swath of bands and acts that are now among the most legendary to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Woodstock 50 Has Officially Been Canceled
July 31, 2019
Woodstock 50 Has Officially Been Canceled

Woodstock 50, the planned concert extravaganza that was to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the seminal 1969 cultural event, has officially been canceled, per reports circulating on Wednesday. this came...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Gilmour Discusses His Christie’s Guitar Auction for Charity
June 10, 2019
David Gilmour Discusses His Christie’s Guitar Auction for Charity

This month, famed auction house Christie’s will auction more than 120 of rock and roll legend David Gilmour’s guitars. The David Gilmour Guitar Collection represents a remarkable, hand-picked group of instruments...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Covers of Rockabilly Songs
May 13, 2019
Top 11 Covers of Rockabilly Songs

“That rockabilly sound wasn’t as simple as I thought it was.” –Carl Perkins “Train Kept A-Rollin'” by Johnny Burnette, the Yardbirds and Jeff Beck and Steven Tyler “Train Kept A-Rollin'”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Is Woodstock 50 Canceled? Reports Say Yes, but Co-Founder Michael Lang Says It’s Still Happening
April 30, 2019
Is Woodstock 50 Canceled? Reports Say Yes, but Co-Founder Michael Lang Says It’s Still Happening

Whether or not the Woodstock 50 concert event is happening in Watkins Glen, New York in August is apparently something up in the air, despite reports Monday that it was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Woodstock 50 Has Been Canceled, Per Reports
April 29, 2019
Woodstock 50 Has Been Canceled, Per Reports

Woodstock 50, one of two events that was intended to take place this August to mark the 50th anniversary of the iconic 1969 music festival/cultural event, has been canceled per...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Woodstock 50 Reveals Loaded Lineup for Three-Day Anniversary Festival in August
March 20, 2019
Woodstock 50 Reveals Loaded Lineup for Three-Day Anniversary Festival in August

Woodstock 50, a 50th anniversary mega-concert event set for Watkins Glen — near the original site of the 1969 Woodstock concert event in Bethel, New York — revealed its lineup...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Anti-Labor Day Anti-Work Songs
August 31, 2018
Top 11 Anti-Labor Day Anti-Work Songs

Note: This piece originally ran in time for Labor Day 2012. Since 1894, when Madonna was just a toddler, the U.S. has celebrated Labor Day – …a yearly national tribute...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: The Who’s John Entwistle (Not ‘Entwhistle’)
April 13, 2018
Behind the Curtain: The Who’s John Entwistle (Not ‘Entwhistle’)

John Entwistle of The Who was the most remarkable rock bass player in history. He ranked number one on Rolling Stone’s 2011 Top Ten Bassists Of All Time poll and number...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Supreme Conversation with the Legendary Mary Wilson
August 14, 2017
A Supreme Conversation with the Legendary Mary Wilson

From the early ‘60s onward, The Supremes owned the pop charts, scoring hit after hit with an extraordinary run of consummately crafted songs courtesy of Motown tunesmiths Holland-Dozier-Holland. Their songs...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Janis Joplin’
February 28, 2017
Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Janis Joplin’

Janis Joplin was called “the greatest white urban blues and soul singer of her generation” by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which inducted her in 1995. Joplin’s powerful,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: From J. Sloan’s in Hollywood to an Encounter with the ‘Super Freak’ Himself, Rick James
February 13, 2017
Behind the Curtain: From J. Sloan’s in Hollywood to an Encounter with the ‘Super Freak’ Himself, Rick James

Photo by: Glen LaFerman www.glenlaferman.com Before I begin this rock and roll tale about my encounter with Rick James, I want to explain in a way—or attempt to anyway—how I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mayer Details 'The Search for Everything Tour' for Spring 2017
January 30, 2017
John Mayer Details 'The Search for Everything Tour' for Spring 2017

John Mayer will hit the road this spring for a North American tour in support of his new album, The Search for Everything. The tour will feature electric, full-band performances,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gene Wilder Dies at 83 – Rest in Peace
August 29, 2016
Gene Wilder Dies at 83 – Rest in Peace

Acclaimed and celebrated actor Gene Wilder has passed away at the age of 83. The news came down on Monday afternoon, and as Variety reported Wilder had been suffering from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo Webcast Launches Today – Watch Festival Sets All Weekend Long
June 9, 2016
Bonnaroo Webcast Launches Today – Watch Festival Sets All Weekend Long

The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival kicks off today in Manchester, Tennessee – and even if you aren’t going, you can still enjoy many of the performances throughout the weekend...

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 | Time for A 'Reunion': Q&A with Whitford/St. Holmes
June 7, 2016
Time for A 'Reunion': Q&A with Whitford/St. Holmes

By the early ’80s, guitarist Brad Whitford and lead singer/guitarist Derek St. Holmes, members of Aerosmith and Ted Nugent respectively, had departed from their classic bands and were forging out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt
December 8, 2015
A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt

John Pratt has been doing his thing for decades. Whether in his 1980s rock bands or putting his stamp on TV programs with his score work, Pratt has been an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty: A ‘Fortunate Son’ Speaks (The Interview)
November 6, 2015
John Fogerty: A ‘Fortunate Son’ Speaks (The Interview)

Good fortune may have smiled upon John Fogerty, but he damn well earned it. In his candid and gripping new autobiography, Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music, his life jumps...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Survival Songs
August 5, 2015
Top 11 Survival Songs

“See, they say it’s ‘survival of the fittest’, but you and I really know that it’s ‘survival of the most heavily armed.” — Lia Habel, Dearly, Departed Whether it’s the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)
June 5, 2015
Embracing Nostalgia with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray (Interview)

Back in 1997, there was simply no escaping Sugar Ray‘s breakout hit “Fly.” Its reggae rhythms, catchy hook and singer Mark McGrath‘s croon resulted in one of the biggest overnight...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cross the Road with Beatles Art Director Kosh (Interview)
April 17, 2013
Cross the Road with Beatles Art Director Kosh (Interview)

Part I: LET IT BE TOLD Since designing his first album cover in 1969 — a little something you might have heard of called Abbey Road — London-born John Kosh...

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 | Peter Hook Reflects On Joy Division & New Order
March 4, 2013
Peter Hook Reflects On Joy Division & New Order

Peter Hook of Joy Division and New Order delves into the inner workings of both bands, shenanigans with the Duke and Duchess of York, Hook’s recent split with his former New Order bandmates, and his take on Manchester bands The Stone Roses, The Smiths, and Oasis.

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 | A Few Minutes with Film Director Michael Apted (Interview)
February 4, 2013
A Few Minutes with Film Director Michael Apted (Interview)

Michael Apted is a crossover film phenomenon… The U.K.-born filmmaker has directed extremely commercial Hollywood movies such as: The 1981 romantic comedy Continental Divide with John Belushi, the 1983 Soviet-set crime...

Rock Cellar Magazine | "Beatles Stories" Movie:  Interview with Director Seth Swirsky
November 2, 2012
"Beatles Stories" Movie: Interview with Director Seth Swirsky

Beatles Stories, A Fab Four Fan’s Ultimate Road Trip is a Studs Terkel-like oral history told by famous musicians, recording industry technicians and fans who encountered the lads from Liverpool...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)
August 12, 2012
Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)

During a 2011 appearance at an Occupy L.A. rally Tom Morello – an original member of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave – wore a cap with the logo of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ¡Viva Los Lobos! (Interview with Steve Berlin)
July 17, 2012
¡Viva Los Lobos! (Interview with Steve Berlin)

Steve Berlin of Los Lobos gives an interview detailing the band's 4-decade career, their current popularity, and working with that "f***ing idiot" Paul Simon.

Rock Cellar Magazine | 11 New Board Game Movie Suggestions for Hollywood
May 16, 2012
11 New Board Game Movie Suggestions for Hollywood

Farewell, Hollywood. Original, creative storylines, plots, and movie concepts have gone the way of the View-Master – replaced by flashy, style-over-substance monstrosities about CGI transforming-robot battles, cartoonish critters dancing to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Photographer Henry Diltz:  Rock’s Living History  (Interview)
February 16, 2012
Photographer Henry Diltz: Rock’s Living History (Interview)

Photographer (and musician) Henry Diltz has taken photographs of almost every notable rock musician and band from the 1960s and 70s. His iconic style practically defined the generation of classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Report from NAMM 2012 – Brian Wilson, Bob Weir, Michelle Phillips, John Mayer – PHOTOS
January 20, 2012
Report from NAMM 2012 – Brian Wilson, Bob Weir, Michelle Phillips, John Mayer – PHOTOS

This year marks the 110th anniversary of the legendary trade show NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) — the meeting place for musical instrument retailers to view and purchase the latest...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir
June 10, 2011
Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir

From his musical days with Peter & Gordon through his careers as a Grammy-award winning producer, artist manager, Apple A&R man, and record company executive, Peter Asher has witnessed and...