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Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson’s Robert Fripp to Release ‘Washington State Park,’ Featuring Recordings from 1981 (Pre-Order)
March 15, 2022
King Crimson’s Robert Fripp to Release ‘Washington State Park,’ Featuring Recordings from 1981 (Pre-Order)

On April 29, King Crimson leader Robert Fripp will release a special set of recordings dating back to 1981. Washington State Park is, per a news release, the Frippertronics album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, King Crimson and Foreigner Co-Founder Ian McDonald: 1946-2022
February 11, 2022
Rest in Peace, King Crimson and Foreigner Co-Founder Ian McDonald: 1946-2022

Ian McDonald, a musician known for co-founding both King Crimson (in 1969) and Foreigner (in 1976) has passed away at the age of 75. The news was made public on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘In the Court of the Crimson King,’ a New King Crimson Documentary Set to Premiere at SXSW
February 3, 2022
Preview ‘In the Court of the Crimson King,’ a New King Crimson Documentary Set to Premiere at SXSW

“I can’t be the only sane man in this asylum,” says King Crimson mastermind Robert Fripp at the end of the trailer for a new documentary titled In the Court...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson to Release ‘Music Is Our Friend’ Live Album from 2021 Tour on 11/19 (Pre-Order)
October 21, 2021
King Crimson to Release ‘Music Is Our Friend’ Live Album from 2021 Tour on 11/19 (Pre-Order)

Beginning in late July, Robert Fripp and his legendary prog-rock ensemble King Crimson hit the road for a rescheduled and pandemic-delayed tour of North America — and on Nov. 19,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson Announce Rescheduled ‘Music Is Our Friend’ 2021 North American Tour with The Zappa Band
June 7, 2021
King Crimson Announce Rescheduled ‘Music Is Our Friend’ 2021 North American Tour with The Zappa Band

Get ready, because Robert Fripp and his legendary prog ensemble King Crimson is back in action — and will embark on a big North American run of tour dates beginning...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson: 2020 Tour Postponed, but Robert Fripp and Wife Toyah Willcox Are Keeping Active with Amazing Social Media Posts
April 13, 2020
King Crimson: 2020 Tour Postponed, but Robert Fripp and Wife Toyah Willcox Are Keeping Active with Amazing Social Media Posts

Over the weekend, King Crimson announced that its planned 2020 tour has been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic and its hold on things at the moment. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Drummer Bill Rieflin (King Crimson, Ministry, R.E.M.): 1960-2020
March 24, 2020
Rest in Peace, Drummer Bill Rieflin (King Crimson, Ministry, R.E.M.): 1960-2020

On Tuesday night, news came down that Bill Rieflin, drummer and multi-instrumentalist known for decades for his work with R.E.M., Ministry and King Crimson, among other acts, had passed away...

Rock Cellar Magazine | King Crimson: North American Tour with The Zappa Band This Summer
March 9, 2020
King Crimson: North American Tour with The Zappa Band This Summer

This summer, prog-rock institution King Crimson will head out on a North American tour with The Zappa Band in what promises to be a significantly epic night of entertainment. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: David Cross and Peter Banks ‘Crossover,’ a Collaborative LP from King Crimson and Yes Icons (Listen)
January 24, 2020
Out Now: David Cross and Peter Banks ‘Crossover,’ a Collaborative LP from King Crimson and Yes Icons (Listen)

This one’s for the prog-rock enthusiasts — especially those who dig Yes and King Crimson. Today, a special album was released by David Cross and Peter Banks, featuring material recorded...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A 50th Anniversary Edition of King Crimson’s ‘In the Court of the Crimson King’ Coming in October
September 16, 2019
A 50th Anniversary Edition of King Crimson’s ‘In the Court of the Crimson King’ Coming in October

In October, legendary prog-rock ensemble King Crimson will release a special 50th anniversary edition of In the Court of the Crimson King, the band’s 1969 album that holds a special...

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 | 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 | 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 | Rest in Peace, John Wetton of Asia/King Crimson: 1949-2017
January 31, 2017
Rest in Peace, John Wetton of Asia/King Crimson: 1949-2017

John Wetton, singer/songwriter/bassist who amassed a reputation for his work with King Crimson and as a principal force behind Asia, has passed away at the age of 67. We regret...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: The Challenge of Interviewing Robert Fripp of King Crimson
February 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: The Challenge of Interviewing Robert Fripp of King Crimson

For this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen details the trials and tribulations of interviewing one of rock’s most unique personalities… Robert Fripp conjured music with King Crimson that was strange,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Picking Up the Tab for Motley Crue’s Mick Mars
February 13, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Picking Up the Tab for Motley Crue’s Mick Mars

In his latest Behind the Curtain entry, veteran rock music scribe Steve Rosen details run-ins with Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars that didn’t quite go as planned … (Photo: Glen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Tracking Down Keith Moon
June 6, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Tracking Down Keith Moon

Nothing could have prepared me that day for meeting Keith Moon. His nickname was Moon the Loon and for good reason — Keith John Moon, born on August 23, 1946,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Zappa Band Announces First-Ever Headlining Tour for June 2022
May 10, 2022
The Zappa Band Announces First-Ever Headlining Tour for June 2022

This June, members of The Zappa Band will gather for their first-ever headlining tour, a run of shows featuring an ensemble of musicians, most of them former members of Frank...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Steve Howe of Yes on New Album ‘The Quest,’ Prog-Rock Masters’ Legacy and Beyond
December 9, 2021
Q&A: Steve Howe of Yes on New Album ‘The Quest,’ Prog-Rock Masters’ Legacy and Beyond

A celebrated guitar hero since his emergence with Yes in the early ‘70s, Steve Howe remains a formidable six-string practitioner. As producer, guitarist, occasional lead singer and songwriter featured throughout the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming 8/6: ‘Legends Play the Beatles’ Compilation Album ft. Judy Collins, Ann Wilson, Richard Page, Steve Morse, Jack Bruce and More (Pre-Order)
July 30, 2021
Coming 8/6: ‘Legends Play the Beatles’ Compilation Album ft. Judy Collins, Ann Wilson, Richard Page, Steve Morse, Jack Bruce and More (Pre-Order)

On Aug. 6, Cleopatra Records will release Legends Play the Beatles, a new compilation album bringing together reverent covers of Beatles classics from truly iconic singer/songwriters and musicians from over...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Geoff Downes of Asia Q&A: on ‘The Reunion Albums 2007-2012’ Box Set, Weezer, Pink Floyd & “Heat of the Moment”
June 25, 2021
Geoff Downes of Asia Q&A: on ‘The Reunion Albums 2007-2012’ Box Set, Weezer, Pink Floyd & “Heat of the Moment”

With a lineup comprising singer/bassist John Wetton (King Crimson, Roxy Music), guitarist Steve Howe (Yes), drummer Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake & Palmer) and keyboardist Geoff Downes (Yes, Buggles), Asia was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)
January 25, 2021
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)

With a return to live concerts still a ways away due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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 | 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 | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson in 1975
December 14, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson in 1975

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock journalist Steve Rosen recalls his admiration of Jethro Tull and Ian Anderson — and the particular challenge that interviewing Anderson in 1975 presented.  OK,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greg Lake ‘Anthology’ CD/Vinyl Out 11/20; Watch a Restored ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’ Video in 4K/HD
November 17, 2020
Greg Lake ‘Anthology’ CD/Vinyl Out 11/20; Watch a Restored ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’ Video in 4K/HD

“I Believe in Father Christmas,” the 1975 single from Emerson, Lake & Palmer and King Crimson co-founder Greg Lake that was an international success, is an enduring classic — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Carl Palmer — from ELP to ELP Legacy, Art, Documentaries, a Book and More
November 13, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Carl Palmer — from ELP to ELP Legacy, Art, Documentaries, a Book and More

“Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends.” Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing, continues with our interview with Emerson, Lake & Palmer drummer Carl Palmer. Each month,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Ian Wallace, Brad Dutz and Tal Bergman and the Music of ‘The Ten Commandments’ with Val Kilmer and Adam Lambert
July 13, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Ian Wallace, Brad Dutz and Tal Bergman and the Music of ‘The Ten Commandments’ with Val Kilmer and Adam Lambert

For his latest Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen recalls a memorable trip to the Kodak Theatre (now the Dolby Theatre) in Hollywood in 2004 to catch a production of The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chill Out with Robert Fripp and His New Ambient Series ‘Music for Quiet Moments’ — Here’s ‘Pastorale’ (Listen)
May 1, 2020
Chill Out with Robert Fripp and His New Ambient Series ‘Music for Quiet Moments’ — Here’s ‘Pastorale’ (Listen)

Robert Fripp, the leader of prog-rock/experimental ensemble King Crimson, has found plenty of ways to keep busy during COVID-19 quarantine (such as buzzing around his backyard dressed as a bee...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Guitar Tips from Larry Carlton
July 12, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Guitar Tips from Larry Carlton

Larry Carlton walked out onstage at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas on a hot and sticky afternoon on June 6, 2004. Dressed casually and nothing like a rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: John McLaughlin and the Value of a Job Well Done
November 9, 2018
Behind the Curtain: John McLaughlin and the Value of a Job Well Done

In which writer Steve Rosen recounts his adventures with guitarist/composer John McLaughlin …  This story was originally meant to begin with a short preamble about how human beings are creatures...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go
October 11, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go

I remember it was a Wednesday night sometime in early 1980 when the phone rang. My friend, Craig, wanted to see a guitarist named Eric Johnson in Hollywood. I had...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Incubus Guitarist Mike Einziger — The Interview
April 11, 2017
Incubus Guitarist Mike Einziger — The Interview

Since forming in the Los Angeles suburb of Calabasas as high school students in 1991, the members of Incubus reached prolific heights as a band. They’ve toured the world in support...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Greg Lake: 1947-2016
December 8, 2016
Rest in Peace, Greg Lake: 1947-2016

Greg Lake, English songwriter, producer and bassist known for his work in both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, has died at the age of 69. His manager Stewart...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carl Palmer on the Legacy of Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Q&A)
November 10, 2016
Carl Palmer on the Legacy of Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Q&A)

Between 1970 -1973 with the studio albums Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Trilogy, Tarkus and Brain Salad Surgery, ELP created some of prog rock’s most seminal and enduring music with their battalions of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dual Q&A: Ambrosia's Burleigh Drummond and Player's Peter Beckett
September 8, 2016
Dual Q&A: Ambrosia's Burleigh Drummond and Player's Peter Beckett

The term “Yacht Rock” was created by music critics to describe the smooth commercial and in their words, slightly cheesy sound of a litany of successful late ‘70s pop/rock acts....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Machine Head Previews Dark New Concept Album with the Pummeling “Choke On The Ashes of Your Hate”
April 13, 2022
Machine Head Previews Dark New Concept Album with the Pummeling “Choke On The Ashes of Your Hate”

Long-running Oakland, Calif.-based heavy metal band Machine Head roared back recently with “Choke On The Ashes of Your Hate,” a new song previewing an upcoming concept album titled ØF KINGDØM...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Frusciante, Circa 2004: A Previously Unpublished and Detailed Interview with the Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist
December 20, 2019
John Frusciante, Circa 2004: A Previously Unpublished and Detailed Interview with the Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist

December 2019 brought with it exciting news for fans of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, as longtime guitarist John Frusciante rejoined the mix, resuming the duties that Josh Klinghoffer served...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Robertson (The Band) Announces Film-Inspired ‘Sinematic’ Album — Listen to ‘I Hear You Paint Houses,’ ft. Van Morrison
July 25, 2019
Robbie Robertson (The Band) Announces Film-Inspired ‘Sinematic’ Album — Listen to ‘I Hear You Paint Houses,’ ft. Van Morrison

On September 20, legendary guitarist/songwriter/composer/author/jack-of-all-trades Robbie Robertson will release Sinematic, a new solo album inspired by “his decades of film work and a fascination with human nature’s darker corridors,” as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Booze
July 5, 2017
Top 11 Songs About Booze

“I drink too much. The last time I gave a urine sample it had an olive in it.” – Rodney Dangerfield “The No No Song” by Ringo Starr Singer-songwriter Hoyt...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Celebrate the Legacy of Keith Emerson, Greg Lake and Carl Palmer with an ELP Restrospective Prize Pack
December 14, 2016
GIVEAWAY: Celebrate the Legacy of Keith Emerson, Greg Lake and Carl Palmer with an ELP Restrospective Prize Pack

We recently ran a giveaway for a copy of the Emerson, Lake & Palmer retrospective The Anthology CD set — and now, in the wake of Greg Lake’s unfortunate death...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (Movie) Trailer Trash
March 19, 2012
(Movie) Trailer Trash

Okay, I’ve hocked you enough on the woeful shape of modern music:  Berton Averre’s Blog. Time for a departure.  Today we’ll talk about the woeful shape of modern American movies....