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Rock Cellar Magazine | The Psychedelic Furs Return: Richard Butler on Early-Era MTV, Post-Punk and ‘Made of Rain,’ the Furs’ First Album in 29 Years (Q&A)
July 28, 2020
The Psychedelic Furs Return: Richard Butler on Early-Era MTV, Post-Punk and ‘Made of Rain,’ the Furs’ First Album in 29 Years (Q&A)

The Psychedelic Furs were gods of the MTV era. But after a ten-year run, and a string of hit songs, albums, and era-defining videos – not to mention having a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played in Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sold for $6M+ at Auction, Breaking Records
June 22, 2020
The Guitar Kurt Cobain Played in Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sold for $6M+ at Auction, Breaking Records

Over the weekend, a crucial piece of music memorabilia from the 1990s went up for auction — and the 1959 Martin D-18E Kurt Cobain played in Nirvana‘s MTV Unplugged performance...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | There’s a Treasure Trove of Vintage, Early 1980s-Era MTV Programming Available Online Right Now
May 6, 2020
There’s a Treasure Trove of Vintage, Early 1980s-Era MTV Programming Available Online Right Now

August 1, 1981 was an important date in history. It was the day MTV made its debut, when the concept of something called “Music Television” sounded fresh, innovative and groundbreaking....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley with the Powerful ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sets from Nirvana and Alice in Chains
April 5, 2020
Remembering Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley with the Powerful ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sets from Nirvana and Alice in Chains

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

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Kurt Cobain’s Still Unwashed(!) ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sweater Can Be Yours for $200,000+ This Week in a Special Julien’s Auction
October 22, 2019
Kurt Cobain’s Still Unwashed(!) ‘MTV Unplugged’ Sweater Can Be Yours for $200,000+ This Week in a Special Julien’s Auction

As far as memorabilia from the 1990s’ rock and roll scene goes, anything related to Kurt Cobain tends to attract attention. And rightly so — the so-called “spokesman of a...

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 | August 2020 Issue
August 10, 2020
August 2020 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our August 2020 features. The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History Legendary Guitarist Steve Howe Explores...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History
August 5, 2020
The Go-Go’s: L.A. Punk-Rockers Turned ‘America’s Sweethearts’ Dish On Their New Documentary and Transcendent History

In so many ways, The Go-Go’s owned the 1980s. Born out of the Los Angeles punk scene, the band quickly became “America’s Sweethearts,” as guitarist Charlotte Caffey recalls to Rock...