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Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Adds Guests to ‘The Who Hits Back!’ North American Tour (Mike Campbell + the Dirty Knobs, Los Lonely Boys, More)
April 21, 2022
The Who Adds Guests to ‘The Who Hits Back!’ North American Tour (Mike Campbell + the Dirty Knobs, Los Lonely Boys, More)

Starting tomorrow, Friday, April 22, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will embark on a North American run of The Who Hits Back! tour dates, and on Thursday the legendary English...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Unleash ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Hosting Live Stream from the Troubadour Tonight 11/20
November 20, 2020
Out Now: Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Unleash ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Hosting Live Stream from the Troubadour Tonight 11/20

Wreckless Abandon may be a new album from the Dirty Knobs, featuring longtime Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell, but it is not a “new project” for Campbell....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell Q&A: On the Dirty Knobs’ ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Songwriting and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Legacy
November 19, 2020
Mike Campbell Q&A: On the Dirty Knobs’ ‘Wreckless Abandon,’ Songwriting and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Legacy

For decades, Mike Campbell dutifully served as Tom Petty’s right hand man in the Heartbreakers, laying down scorching licks and co-writing some of the band’s most popular songs, namely “Refugee”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a New Stop-Motion Video for ‘Irish Girl,’ from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs (LP Out This Friday 11/20)
November 16, 2020
Watch a New Stop-Motion Video for ‘Irish Girl,’ from Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs (LP Out This Friday 11/20)

This Friday, Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs will release Wreckless Abandon, their debut full-length album that’s been in the works for a while and saw its initial Spring 2020...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Chris Stapleton’s New Album ‘Starting Over,’ ft. Contributions from Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench & More (Listen)
November 13, 2020
Out Now: Chris Stapleton’s New Album ‘Starting Over,’ ft. Contributions from Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench & More (Listen)

On Friday, acclaimed country/roots singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton released his fourth full-length album, Starting Over. The recording sessions for the record were completed in February, shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic threw everything...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Playing Live Stream from the Troubadour 11/20, a Benefit for NIVA
November 10, 2020
Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Playing Live Stream from the Troubadour 11/20, a Benefit for NIVA

On Nov. 20, Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs will release their awaited debut full-length album, Wreckless Abandon. The band was originally planning to release the record in March 2020. That,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Share New Music Video for ‘F*** That Guy,’ Co-Written by Chris Stapleton
October 26, 2020
Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs Share New Music Video for ‘F*** That Guy,’ Co-Written by Chris Stapleton

The Dirty Knobs, the musical ensemble featuring Mike Campbell of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers fame, shot a music video just last month for a song called “F*** That Guy,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Inside Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ (Out 10/16) with Adria & Heartbreakers Benmont Tench and Mike Campbell on ‘CBS This Morning’
October 15, 2020
Go Inside Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ (Out 10/16) with Adria & Heartbreakers Benmont Tench and Mike Campbell on ‘CBS This Morning’

This Friday, Oct. 16, will see the long-awaited release of Wildflowers & All the Rest, a deluxe edition release of the 1994 solo album from Tom Petty that the late...

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 | Mike Campbell Premieres New Song/Video Recorded in ‘Lockdown,’ Proceeds Benefiting Feeding America
April 22, 2020
Mike Campbell Premieres New Song/Video Recorded in ‘Lockdown,’ Proceeds Benefiting Feeding America

The coronavirus pandemic may have forced Mike Campbell to postpone the release of The Dirty Knobs’ debut album, Wreckless Abandon, to September 18, but the longtime Tom Petty & the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Health Setback Pushes Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs’ Debut LP, Tour to the Fall
March 6, 2020
Health Setback Pushes Mike Campbell & the Dirty Knobs’ Debut LP, Tour to the Fall

The Dirty Knobs, the musical project helmed by Mike Campbell of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, was to release its debut album, Wreckless Abandon, this month — but a health...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Debut Album + Tour from Mike Campbell (Tom Petty + the Heartbreakers) and the Dirty Knobs Coming in March
January 24, 2020
Debut Album + Tour from Mike Campbell (Tom Petty + the Heartbreakers) and the Dirty Knobs Coming in March

You might think of the Dirty Knobs as a “new” project for guitarist Mike Campbell, but that’s not what it is. Campbell, known for years as a principal member of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and Mike Campbell on 50 Years of the Byrds’ ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ (The Interview)
September 11, 2018
Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and Mike Campbell on 50 Years of the Byrds’ ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ (The Interview)

“I don’t think it sold many copies, but there was no pressure to go in a certain direction, and Columbia just let us do whatever we wanted,” The Byrds’ Roger...

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 | 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 | Pop & Tacos
August 7, 2020
Pop & Tacos

Pop & Tacos hold a familiar retro sound-perhaps it’s a missing tape reel found in a vault circa 1978 paying homage to bands like ABBA, Pink Floyd and 10cc, yet undeniably unique while Little Days beckons the listener to simply dive in and enjoy the ride. Guest appearances by Warren Haynes (Gov’t Mule), Steve Lukather (Toto), Steve Ferrone and Mike Campbell (The Heartbreakers)

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Everly Brothers ‘Hey Doll Baby’ Collection; Virtual Festival Sun. 6/19 on YouTube/Website/Facebook
June 17, 2022
Out Now: Everly Brothers ‘Hey Doll Baby’ Collection; Virtual Festival Sun. 6/19 on YouTube/Website/Facebook

Today, June 17, marks the release of Hey Doll Baby, a collection of “buried treasures” from throughout the Everly Brothers‘ amazing catalog of music. A news release notes that Hey...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Who Treats Austin, Texas to Deep, Career-Spanning Set at ‘The Who Hits Back!’ Tour Stop (PHOTOS)
May 5, 2022
The Who Treats Austin, Texas to Deep, Career-Spanning Set at ‘The Who Hits Back!’ Tour Stop (PHOTOS)

On Tuesday night, legendary English rockers The Who continued their recently launched The Who Hits Back! tour with a rousing, 21-song performance at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas. During...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs with Memorable Harmonica Parts
April 11, 2022
Top 11 Songs with Memorable Harmonica Parts

“I play the harmonica. The only way I can play is if I get my car going really fast, and stick it out the window.” —Steven Wright “I Guess That’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ohana Festival 2022: Eddie Vedder, Stevie Nicks, Jack White, P!nk and Many More (Tix Onsale 4/14)
April 11, 2022
Ohana Festival 2022: Eddie Vedder, Stevie Nicks, Jack White, P!nk and Many More (Tix Onsale 4/14)

Ohana Festival, the yearly music festival event curated and headlined by Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder, will return to Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, Calif. on Sept. 30...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers’ Documentary Screening in Theaters 10/20
September 23, 2021
‘Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers’ Documentary Screening in Theaters 10/20

Oct. 20 will bring with it a treat for fans of the late, great Tom Petty. That night only (with select encore showings the following day), Tom Petty, Somewhere You...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lindsey Buckingham Addresses Fleetwood Mac Firing in L.A. Times Profile; Stevie Nicks and Irving Azoff Respond
September 9, 2021
Lindsey Buckingham Addresses Fleetwood Mac Firing in L.A. Times Profile; Stevie Nicks and Irving Azoff Respond

The in-fighting and quarreling that went on in Fleetwood Mac is as much a part of the band’s legacy as the music itself — arguably a central inspiration behind some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go ‘Inside Angel Dream’ with Behind-The-Scenes Videos from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers — 25th Anniversary Edition Out Now
July 6, 2021
Go ‘Inside Angel Dream’ with Behind-The-Scenes Videos from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers — 25th Anniversary Edition Out Now

Just last week, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers revisited Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”), one of Petty’s few soundtrack projects over the course of his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Reimagined ‘Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”)’
July 2, 2021
Out Now from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Reimagined ‘Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”)’

Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”),  originally released by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers in 1996 as the companion album to the romantic comedy starring Jennifer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Reimagined ‘Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”)’ Coming 7/2 (Pre-Order)
June 10, 2021
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Reimagined ‘Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”)’ Coming 7/2 (Pre-Order)

Angel Dream (Songs and Music from the Motion Picture “She’s The One”), originally released by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers in 1996 as the companion album to the romantic comedy starring Jennifer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Little Days (Mini Diaz and Gov’t Mule’s Jorgen Carlsson) Share New Song, “Shine”
May 7, 2021
Little Days (Mini Diaz and Gov’t Mule’s Jorgen Carlsson) Share New Song, “Shine”

Little Days, a duo based out of the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles featuring Mini Diaz and Jorgen Carlsson (of Gov’t Mule), debuted a new single titled “Shine.” Shared...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (CLOSED) GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers ‘Live Anthology’ Vinyl Box Set
March 23, 2021
(CLOSED) GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers ‘Live Anthology’ Vinyl Box Set

The entry period is now closed. Thank you! Congrats to Bob W. from Montana, our lucky winner! Originally released in 2009, The Live Anthology brings together some of the most...

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 | Mick Fleetwood: On Honoring Peter Green & the Magic of Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days (The Interview)
January 14, 2021
Mick Fleetwood: On Honoring Peter Green & the Magic of Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days (The Interview)

  In February 2020, just before the world went into lockdown, Mick Fleetwood, the namesake drummer of Fleetwood Mac since its mid-1960s beginnings, corralled an A-List group of his rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | December 2020 Issue
December 14, 2020
December 2020 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our December2020 features. Gordon Lightfoot on ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ Documentary, Live Stream Concert 12/18 and the Long Road He’s Traveled (The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Conan O’Brien and the Basic Cable Band Play the Chuck Berry Holiday Classic, ‘Run Rudolph Run’
December 3, 2020
Watch Conan O’Brien and the Basic Cable Band Play the Chuck Berry Holiday Classic, ‘Run Rudolph Run’

On Nov. 28, Conan O’Brien and some of his musical colleagues were kind enough to participate in Project Kids-Care, an online streaming telethon event put on by the Get Together...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 11/28: Watch Project Kids-Care, an Online Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More
November 25, 2020
Sat. 11/28: Watch Project Kids-Care, an Online Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More

This Saturday, Nov. 28, a special online charity streaming telethon event titled Project Kids-Care will take place with one goal in mind: helping underserved children in the Los Angeles area...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Lands at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums Chart
October 29, 2020
Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Lands at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums Chart

Wildflowers, the heralded 1994 album from  Tom Petty that the late singer/songwriter considered one of his favorite releases, debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 when it was released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/23-10/25: Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash, Billie Eilish, Pearl Jam, More
October 23, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 10/23-10/25: Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash, Billie Eilish, Pearl Jam, More

It’s the weekend, again, which means one thing: There’s plenty of streaming events from the music world to keep you entertained at home while staying safe from the threat of COVID-19....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash Live Stream 10/23: Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Chris Stapleton, Lucinda Williams, Jackson Browne & Many More
October 20, 2020
Tom Petty 70th Birthday Bash Live Stream 10/23: Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Chris Stapleton, Lucinda Williams, Jackson Browne & Many More

Today, Oct. 20, would have been the 70th birthday of Tom Petty. Today would have been Tom Petty's 70th birthday. Photographer 📷Robert Sebree captured Petty in images for decades, including...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Go Behind-The-Scenes of Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ with a Roundtable Conversation Moderated by David Fricke
October 19, 2020
Go Behind-The-Scenes of Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ with a Roundtable Conversation Moderated by David Fricke

On Oct. 16, the estate of Tom Petty released Wildflowers & All the Rest, a special deluxe edition re-release of Petty’s famed 1994 album — one the late singer/songwriter considered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest,’ a Deluxe Edition of Tom Petty’s Heralded 1994 Album (Listen/Buy)
October 15, 2020
Out Now: ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest,’ a Deluxe Edition of Tom Petty’s Heralded 1994 Album (Listen/Buy)

Today, Oct. 16, sees the awaited release of Wildflowers & All the Rest, a deluxe edition release of the 1994 solo album from Tom Petty that the late singer/songwriter considered one of his favorite...

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 | ‘Leave Virginia Alone’: Watch a New Song/Video from the Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Deluxe Set Out 10/16
October 1, 2020
‘Leave Virginia Alone’: Watch a New Song/Video from the Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Deluxe Set Out 10/16

On Oct. 16, a long-anticipated release from the Tom Petty vaults will finally be unleashed when Wildflowers & All the Rest is released by the Petty estate. The expanded version of Petty‘s acclaimed 1994 album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Cold,’ from New Solo Album ‘Starting Over’ Out 11/13 (Listen/Pre-Order)
September 25, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Cold,’ from New Solo Album ‘Starting Over’ Out 11/13 (Listen/Pre-Order)

Acclaimed country/roots singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton will release a new solo album, Starting Over, on Nov. 13. It will be his fourth full-length album and was completed in February, shortly before...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over’ Music Video from New Album Out 11/13 (Pre-Order)
September 21, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over’ Music Video from New Album Out 11/13 (Pre-Order)

On Nov. 13, acclaimed and award-winning country singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton will release a new solo album, Starting Over. The record was announced earlier this month. (Click here to pre-order Starting Over on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty: Hear ‘Confusion Wheel,’ a Previously Unheard Song from the New ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Out 10/16
September 10, 2020
Tom Petty: Hear ‘Confusion Wheel,’ a Previously Unheard Song from the New ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest’ Out 10/16

On Oct. 16, a long-anticipated release from the Tom Petty vaults will finally be unleashed when Wildflowers & All the Rest is released by the Petty estate. The expanded version...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over,’ the Title Track from His New Album Out 11/13 (Stream/Pre-Order)
August 27, 2020
Chris Stapleton Shares ‘Starting Over,’ the Title Track from His New Album Out 11/13 (Stream/Pre-Order)

Starting Over is the title of the new album from Chris Stapleton, the acclaimed singer/songwriter whose career spans styles, genres and eras — all rooted in country/rock. The album will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tom Petty: Long-Awaited ‘Wildflowers & All The Rest’ Collection Out 10/16; Preview/Pre-Order Now
August 20, 2020
Tom Petty: Long-Awaited ‘Wildflowers & All The Rest’ Collection Out 10/16; Preview/Pre-Order Now

Wildflowers was a landmark release in the iconic career of Tom Petty, and fans have long clamored for a deluxe reissue of the 1994 solo album — and after a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac Reschedule Tour Dates Postponed Due to Stevie Nicks’ Illness
April 22, 2019
Fleetwood Mac Reschedule Tour Dates Postponed Due to Stevie Nicks’ Illness

In early April, Fleetwood Mac announced the postponement of some upcoming tour dates as Stevie Nicks had come down with the flu — but those four postponed gigs have since...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Suggested Release of Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ Album Caught in Midst of Legal Battles Between His Widow and Daughters
April 3, 2019
Suggested Release of Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ Album Caught in Midst of Legal Battles Between His Widow and Daughters

You hate to see legal disputes and bitterness make headlines after the passing of a big music icon, but that seems to be what’s happening with Tom Petty‘s estate. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Tom Petty with an Inside Look at the ‘An American Treasure’ Box Set with Producer/Engineer Ryan Ulyate
October 2, 2018
Remembering Tom Petty with an Inside Look at the ‘An American Treasure’ Box Set with Producer/Engineer Ryan Ulyate

(Tom Petty photo courtesy Steve Ziegelmeyer) “Tom had really high standards, and that was really in my mind,” Mike Campbell says with a chuckle when I ask him about compiling the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: On Tour with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
December 10, 2014
Behind the Curtain: On Tour with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

“We’ve gotta thank our audience,” Tom Petty told the crowd in Boise, Idaho on August 5, 2014. “We’ve had quite a long career as far as rock’n’roll bands go. Throughout that long...

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 | 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 | Benmont Tench Recalls Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ Era; Watch the New ‘Somewhere You Feel Free’ Documentary
November 11, 2021
Benmont Tench Recalls Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ Era; Watch the New ‘Somewhere You Feel Free’ Documentary

In 2020, the Tom Petty estate released the Wildflowers & All the Rest box set, bursting with loads of astonishing outtakes, Petty’s intimate home demos, plus live recordings and early...

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 | 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 | Rest in Peace, Renowned Jazz Drummer/Music Educator Joe Porcaro: 1930-2020
July 7, 2020
Rest in Peace, Renowned Jazz Drummer/Music Educator Joe Porcaro: 1930-2020

Joe Porcaro, a world-famous jazz drummer with an incredible resume of career accomplishments, has passed away at the age of 90. The news was announced early Tuesday morning by his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Hillman Steps Out Front with ‘Bidin’ My Time’
October 10, 2017
Chris Hillman Steps Out Front with ‘Bidin’ My Time’

“Well, we got it right,” Tom Petty told the L.A. Times’ Randy Lewis in the final interview with the legendary rocker, just days before his death on October 2, when Lewis...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Steve Lukather and Toto
June 19, 2017
Behind the Curtain: Steve Lukather and Toto

During Steve Lukather’s 40+ years as a guitar player and professional musician, he has done some stuff and seen some things. Some remarkable, insane, unbelievable things. Here are just a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Byrd's Eye View: Roger McGuinn (The Interview)
October 7, 2016
A Byrd's Eye View: Roger McGuinn (The Interview)

“Mudcrutch’s whole approach is like a power band,” Roger McGuinn, the founder of The Byrds, tells me when I catch up with him after seeing him in New York City...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Los Angeles Songs
September 8, 2016
Top 11 Los Angeles Songs

I don’t want to live in a city where the only cultural advantage is that you can make a right turn on a red light. – Woody Allen Despite its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A with Marilyn Wilson and Ginger Blake of The Honeys
June 7, 2016
Q&A with Marilyn Wilson and Ginger Blake of The Honeys

Just like the Beach Boys, a band that featured brothers Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson and cousin Mike Love (plus Alan Jardine), ‘60s female surf group The Honeys featured two sisters, Marilyn...

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

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