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Rock Cellar Magazine | Micky Dolenz to Pay Tribute to Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork with ‘Micky Dolenz Celebrates the Monkees’ Tour in April
February 7, 2022
Micky Dolenz to Pay Tribute to Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork with ‘Micky Dolenz Celebrates the Monkees’ Tour in April

In April, Micky Dolenz of the Monkees will honor the memory and legacies of his late band mates Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith & Peter Tork with a special tour titled...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Micky Dolenz on ‘Dolenz Sings Nesmith,’ the Monkees Farewell Tour & More
June 14, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Micky Dolenz on ‘Dolenz Sings Nesmith,’ the Monkees Farewell Tour & More

Many younger fans forget– or don’t realize — that the Monkees did not start as a traditional band. Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, Davy Jones and Peter Tork were actors with comedic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Nesmith & Micky Dolenz Announce The Monkees Farewell Tour Dates for Fall 2021 (Tix Onsale 5/7)
May 3, 2021
Michael Nesmith & Micky Dolenz Announce The Monkees Farewell Tour Dates for Fall 2021 (Tix Onsale 5/7)

Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz, the two remaining members of the Monkees, will now embark on a special Farewell Tour in Fall 2021. The news was reported by numerous outlets...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Monkees (Micky Dolenz + Mike Nesmith): 2020 Tour Posptoned to 2021, New Live Album ‘The Mike & Micky Show’ Out/Streaming Now
May 27, 2020
The Monkees (Micky Dolenz + Mike Nesmith): 2020 Tour Posptoned to 2021, New Live Album ‘The Mike & Micky Show’ Out/Streaming Now

Earlier this year, the Monkees — Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith — had big plans for a joint tour and a live album, but the tour will not proceed as...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Monkees (Micky Dolenz + Mike Nesmith) Announce ‘An Evening with the Monkees’ Tour, New Live Album
November 12, 2019
The Monkees (Micky Dolenz + Mike Nesmith) Announce ‘An Evening with the Monkees’ Tour, New Live Album

Hope you’re ready for some more fun with the Monkees in 2020, because on Tuesday the legendary band‘s remaining members, Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith, announced plans for a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Peter Tork of the Monkees: 1942-2019
February 21, 2019
Rest in Peace, Peter Tork of the Monkees: 1942-2019

Sad news to share this Thursday, as Peter Tork of the Monkees has passed away at the age of 77. A message was shared on his Facebook page: It is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork
June 7, 2016
Good Times Coming: An Interview with The Monkees’ Peter Tork

In commemoration of their 50th anniversary, The Monkees have pulled off the impossible with Good Times, the group‘s first new studio album in 20 years. The LP is truly a timeless...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Andy Partridge Talks About the Monkees
June 7, 2016
Q&A: Andy Partridge Talks About the Monkees

For self-respecting music fans, Andy Partridge is rightly revered as one of the most important songwriters in popular music based on his stellar work in XTC. But away from his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch The Grammys Honor Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters with Special ‘In Memoriam’ Segment
April 4, 2022
Watch The Grammys Honor Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters with Special ‘In Memoriam’ Segment

The broadcast of the 64th annual Grammy Awards aired Sunday night, and over the course of the evening “rock” music was at a premium — as all of the rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch ‘Studio 666,’ the Foo Fighters’ New Horror/Comedy Heavy on the Gore (and Laughs) — In Theaters Now
February 25, 2022
Catch ‘Studio 666,’ the Foo Fighters’ New Horror/Comedy Heavy on the Gore (and Laughs) — In Theaters Now

You may think to yourself, “wait, what? Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters are starring in a horror film?” when confronted with the existence of Studio 666. But yes, it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming March 22: Felix Cavaliere’s ‘Memoir of a Rascal’; Tour Dates and New Album on the Way
February 24, 2022
Coming March 22: Felix Cavaliere’s ‘Memoir of a Rascal’; Tour Dates and New Album on the Way

On March 22, singer/songwriter/Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals will release his official autobiography, Memoir of a Rascal. Officially detailed this week, the book looks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Q&A: The Story Behind ‘Studio 666,’ Fake Vomit and the Foo Fighters Bringing Back the Rock & Roll Movie
February 18, 2022
Dave Grohl Q&A: The Story Behind ‘Studio 666,’ Fake Vomit and the Foo Fighters Bringing Back the Rock & Roll Movie

Leave it to Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters to bring back the concept of the “band movie.” Once a popular career move for acts like the Beatles and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Thrash Out as Metal Band  ‘Dream Widow’ in a Song from Their New ‘Studio 666’ Horror/Comedy Film
February 16, 2022
Foo Fighters Thrash Out as Metal Band ‘Dream Widow’ in a Song from Their New ‘Studio 666’ Horror/Comedy Film

Feb. 25 will see the release of Studio 666, a new horror/comedy film from and starring the Foo Fighters. While little is publicly known about the film beyond a few...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Studio 666,’ the Foo Fighters’ Ridiculous New Feature-Length Horror/Comedy in Theaters Feb. 25
January 11, 2022
Preview ‘Studio 666,’ the Foo Fighters’ Ridiculous New Feature-Length Horror/Comedy in Theaters Feb. 25

If you lock yourself in a scary haunted mansion to record an album, weird things happen. That’s the story behind Studio 666, the new feature-length horror/comedy film from and starring...

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 | Susanna Hoffs Debuts Videos for Richard & Linda Thompson and The Velvet Underground Covers; ‘Bright Lights’ LP Out Now
November 22, 2021
Susanna Hoffs Debuts Videos for Richard & Linda Thompson and The Velvet Underground Covers; ‘Bright Lights’ LP Out Now

On Nov. 12, Susanna Hoffs of the Bangles released a new covers record, Bright Lights — and a few days ago the celebrated singer/songwriter shared a music video for her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters to Star in ‘Studio 666’, a New ‘Full-Length Feature Horror Comedy Film,’ in February
November 8, 2021
Foo Fighters to Star in ‘Studio 666’, a New ‘Full-Length Feature Horror Comedy Film,’ in February

Medicine at Midnight, the most recent album from the Foo Fighters released in early February 2021, featured a recording process that front man Dave Grohl hinted was a bit eerie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream Susanna Hoffs’ New Cover of Badfinger’s “Name of the Game,” Featuring Aimee Mann
October 18, 2021
Stream Susanna Hoffs’ New Cover of Badfinger’s “Name of the Game,” Featuring Aimee Mann

On Nov. 12, Susanna Hoffs will release a new covers album, Bright Lights — and as a preview of the new collection, the esteemed front woman of the Bangles debuted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | June 2021 Issue
June 15, 2021
June 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our June 2021 features. Tommy Shaw: On Styx’s New Album ‘Crash of the Crown,’ Songwriting, Critics’ Icy Reception of the Group and Beyond (The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Hearty Har’s Shane & Tyler Fogerty on Dad’s Legacy & Forging Their Own Path with ‘Radio Astro’
March 11, 2021
Turn Me On: Hearty Har’s Shane & Tyler Fogerty on Dad’s Legacy & Forging Their Own Path with ‘Radio Astro’

Hearty Har — the Los Angeles-band fronted by Tyler and Shane Fogerty — cut its collective teeth on the Southern California club circuit over the past decade. But the project’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Unforgettable Jimi Hendrix Stories from Musicians Lucky Enough to Watch Him Play
February 2, 2021
Unforgettable Jimi Hendrix Stories from Musicians Lucky Enough to Watch Him Play

Jimi Hendrix is a near-mythical figure … but he was very much a human being, just like the rest of us. The difference, of course, lies in his otherworldly guitar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sat. 12/12: Watch a Re-Stream of Project Kids-Care, a Streaming Charity Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More
December 11, 2020
Sat. 12/12: Watch a Re-Stream of Project Kids-Care, a Streaming Charity Telethon ft. Kenny Loggins, Jack Black, Joe Jonas, Conan O’Brien, Dionne Warwick, Brian McKnight & More

On Nov. 28, a special online charity streaming telethon event titled Project Kids-Care took place with one goal in mind: helping underserved children in the Los Angeles area this holiday season. It’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Cellar & The Get Together Foundation Host Charity Auction for Project Kids-Care
December 11, 2020
Rock Cellar & The Get Together Foundation Host Charity Auction for Project Kids-Care

As part of the “Project Kids-Care” campaign, Rock Cellar has partnered with the Get Together Foundation to host a charity auction to help kids at the holidays.  Fully 100% of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ — A Warm Musical Salute to the Late, Beloved Fred Rogers (Out Now/Listen)
December 7, 2020
‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ — A Warm Musical Salute to the Late, Beloved Fred Rogers (Out Now/Listen)

Fred Rogers was beloved by millions, his storytelling and gentle presence a familiar comfort on television sets across the country on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which began airing in 1962 and went...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Jesse Colin Young Returns to His Roots with New Acoustic Album, ‘Highway Troubadour’ (Listen/Buy)
November 27, 2020
Out Now: Jesse Colin Young Returns to His Roots with New Acoustic Album, ‘Highway Troubadour’ (Listen/Buy)

Highway Troubadour is a new album of reimagined songs from throughout the heralded career of singer/songwriter Jesse Colin Young, and the record is out today. The project provides a fresh...

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 | Out Now: ‘Be True to Yourself,’ a New Album from Badfinger’s Joey Molland (ft. Julian Lennon, Micky Dolenz + More)
October 16, 2020
Out Now: ‘Be True to Yourself,’ a New Album from Badfinger’s Joey Molland (ft. Julian Lennon, Micky Dolenz + More)

Today, Oct. 16 sees the release of Be True to Yourself, a new studio album from Joey Molland, guitarist/songwriter known for his work with the acclaimed (and tragically short-lived) band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Katrina from Katrina & The Waves Speeds Ahead with New Album ‘Hearts, Loves, and Babys’ (Q&A)
August 27, 2020
Katrina from Katrina & The Waves Speeds Ahead with New Album ‘Hearts, Loves, and Babys’ (Q&A)

For many American rock fans following 80’s and 90’s rock music, Katrina Leskanich is mostly known as the lead singer in the pop rock group Katrina & The Waves, and...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Playing the Beatles, the Who, Prince and More from Home, Adorable Family Band Colt Clark & the Quarantine Kids Deserve Your Attention
May 28, 2020
Playing the Beatles, the Who, Prince and More from Home, Adorable Family Band Colt Clark & the Quarantine Kids Deserve Your Attention

As long as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dictate our collective way of life, folks will find a way to remain entertained — and over the past few weeks, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen in Concert (Paul Stanley, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather and More)
May 13, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen in Concert (Paul Stanley, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather and More)

Whether it’s The Who, The Rolling Stones or Foo Fighters tearing it up in stadiums, witnessing KISS, Aerosmith or Madonna in a large amphitheater or The Supersuckers kickin’ out the...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Songwriter) Dies at 52 Due to Coronavirus Complications
April 1, 2020
Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Songwriter) Dies at 52 Due to Coronavirus Complications

Adam Schlesinger, the acclaimed, Grammy-winning musician/songwriter known for his work with Fountains of Wayne and as part of the songwriting team behind the CW television series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, has died...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday, John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered for His 79th Birthday
October 9, 2019
Happy Birthday, John Lennon: Beatles Legend Remembered for His 79th Birthday

Today, October 9, is the date that John Lennon would have celebrated his 79th birthday, were he still alive. Happy Birthday, John. pic.twitter.com/TFWZXAyTiq — The Beatles (@thebeatles) October 9, 2019...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ Tribute Album Set for Oct. 25 Release, ft. Micky Dolenz, Vanessa Williams, John Secada and More
October 8, 2019
‘Thank You, Mister Rogers’ Tribute Album Set for Oct. 25 Release, ft. Micky Dolenz, Vanessa Williams, John Secada and More

Fred Rogers was beloved by millions, his storytelling and gentle presence a familiar comfort on television sets across the country on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which began airing in 1962 and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Happiness
June 13, 2019
Top 11 Songs About Happiness

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin Bobby McFerrin’s 1988 tune “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Special Beatles-Inspired Tour from Todd Rundgren, Joey Molland, Christopher Cross, Micky Dolenz and More Coming This Fall
June 10, 2019
Special Beatles-Inspired Tour from Todd Rundgren, Joey Molland, Christopher Cross, Micky Dolenz and More Coming This Fall

A dizzying list of iconic musicians will team up for a special Beatles-themed tour this fall when Todd Rundgren, Christopher Cross, Micky Dolenz of the Monkees, Chicago’s Jason Scheff and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine: 1929-2019
March 11, 2019
Rest in Peace, Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine: 1929-2019

Photo: Facebook.com/HalBlaine On Monday, Hal Blaine — legendary drummer whose work as part of the Wrecking Crew made him an icon, his resume unparalleled — passed away at the age...

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 | Inside the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles’ ‘White Album’ with Producer Giles Martin (The Interview)
November 6, 2018
Inside the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles’ ‘White Album’ with Producer Giles Martin (The Interview)

Boasting signature classics like “Back In The USSR,” “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” “Happiness Is A Warm Gun,” “Blackbird,” “Yer Blues,” “Birthday,” “Glass Onion,” “Helter Skelter” and “Julia,” The Beatles,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Bubblegum Pop Songs
June 14, 2018
Top 11 Bubblegum Pop Songs

“The average lifespan of a teen idol is five years. You have to change musically. Bubblegum pop was good for the first time you have sex.” – Leif Garrett  “Gimme...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Reinvention of Noel Gallagher
December 13, 2017
The Reinvention of Noel Gallagher

Former Oasis guitarist and songwriter Noel Gallagher on his new album, not looking back, and his brother. “I couldn’t have done it without David,” Noel Gallagher says, generously giving credit to his...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day Unveils List of Limited-Edition Titles Being Released on Black Friday, 11/25
October 25, 2016
Record Store Day Unveils List of Limited-Edition Titles Being Released on Black Friday, 11/25

Vinyl enthusiasts, this is for you. The list of releases scheduled for Black Friday 2016 was unveiled today. Friday, November 25 at record stores and music specialty shops around the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RCM Author Ken Sharp’s New Album ‘New Mourning’ is a Power-Pop Party
June 27, 2016
RCM Author Ken Sharp’s New Album ‘New Mourning’ is a Power-Pop Party

  Ken Sharp is more than just Rock Cellar Magazine’s preeminent writer, responsible for many of this website’s marquee interviews over the years. He conducted this month’s Peter Tork feature, as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Music With Your Eyes: A Chat with Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn
July 12, 2013
Music With Your Eyes: A Chat with Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn

In August of 1981, a new revolution took over the airwaves: music cable channel MTV.Music television? Ridiculed and pilloried by the press and rampant naysayers, MTV seemed doomed to fail...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The 9 Lives of Julie ‘Catwoman’ Newmar
March 4, 2013
The 9 Lives of Julie ‘Catwoman’ Newmar

In the 1960s, Julie Newmar epitomized sex appeal, femininity and wit in her portrayal as Catwoman in the popular Batman television series. As Batman’s femme fatale, Catwoman was the perfect...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “The Wrecking Crew” – The Best Music Documentary You’ve Never Seen!
January 4, 2013
“The Wrecking Crew” – The Best Music Documentary You’ve Never Seen!

Watching a screening of the music documentary The Wrecking Crew is like going 15 rounds with Manny Pacquiao: the HITS  just keep on comin’ and comin’ and comin.’ God Only Knows! Wichita Lineman! I...

Rock Cellar Magazine | August Album Reviews
August 11, 2012
August Album Reviews

Alanis Morissette Slightly Stoopid The Darkness Toadies Susanna Hoffs Dispatch Steve Vai Alanis Morissette Havoc and Bright Lights With her new album Havoc and Bright Lights, Alanis Morissette re-affirms herself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happily Untogether. Or, Ah, PUCKETT.
July 23, 2012
Happily Untogether. Or, Ah, PUCKETT.

I have a friend who collects vinyl. No, he’s not a plastics bondage freak, I mean vinyl records, old LPs. What would be the garage of his house is a...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | 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...