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Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young & Crazy Horse: ‘Barn’ Behind-The-Scenes Documentary Accompanying New LP, in Theaters 12/9-11
December 2, 2021
Neil Young & Crazy Horse: ‘Barn’ Behind-The-Scenes Documentary Accompanying New LP, in Theaters 12/9-11

On Dec. 10, Neil Young & Crazy Horse will release Barn, a new studio album that was borne out of some especially lively studio sessions inside a literal barn in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young & Crazy Horse Debut “Heading West,” from New Album ‘Barn’ Out 12/10
October 29, 2021
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Debut “Heading West,” from New Album ‘Barn’ Out 12/10

“Heading West” is a lively new song from Neil Young & Crazy Horse, the second preview of the ensemble’s upcoming album, Barn, which will be released on Dec. 10. Announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Tweedy Covers Neil Young’s “The Old Country Waltz,” from ‘Love Is The King/Live Is The King’ Out 12/10
October 20, 2021
Jeff Tweedy Covers Neil Young’s “The Old Country Waltz,” from ‘Love Is The King/Live Is The King’ Out 12/10

In 2020, Wilco main man Jeff Tweedy released Love is the King, a new solo record of singer/songwriter Americana music — and on Dec. 10, he’ll revisit it for Love...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young & Crazy Horse Are Releasing a New Album, ‘Barn,’ in December — Stream “Song of the Seasons”
October 14, 2021
Neil Young & Crazy Horse Are Releasing a New Album, ‘Barn,’ in December — Stream “Song of the Seasons”

On Dec. 10, Neil Young & Crazy Horse will release Barn, a new studio album and the ensemble’s follow-up to 2019’s Colorado. Announced on Wednesday, Young first dropped news of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Coming Nov. 16: ‘A Life in Focus: The Photography of Graham Nash’ Book, ft. Photos of Family, Friends, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young and More
September 2, 2021
Coming Nov. 16: ‘A Life in Focus: The Photography of Graham Nash’ Book, ft. Photos of Family, Friends, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young and More

On Nov. 16, Insight Editions will publish A Life in Focus: The Photography of Graham Nash, characterized in a news release as an extensive collection of personal photographs and artistic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Neil Young’s ‘Young Shakespeare,’ a 1971 Solo LP/Film Featuring His Earliest Live Footage Known to Exist
March 29, 2021
Out Now: Neil Young’s ‘Young Shakespeare,’ a 1971 Solo LP/Film Featuring His Earliest Live Footage Known to Exist

Neil Young has reopened the vaults once again with Young Shakespeare, a previously unreleased 1971 live album/concert film depicting an intimate performance from Young in Stratford, Ct. — which includes the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Neil Young Releases ‘Archives Volume II: 1972-1976,’ ft. 131 Songs and a Ton of Unheard Material
March 5, 2021
Out Now: Neil Young Releases ‘Archives Volume II: 1972-1976,’ ft. 131 Songs and a Ton of Unheard Material

On Friday, Neil Young dipped into his massive vaults once again for Archives Volume II: 1972-1976, a 10-CD box set featuring 131 tracks in total, including 12 previously unreleased songs...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young: 1971 Solo Live Album/Film ‘Young Shakespeare’ Coming 3/26; Preview with ‘Tell Me Why’
February 12, 2021
Neil Young: 1971 Solo Live Album/Film ‘Young Shakespeare’ Coming 3/26; Preview with ‘Tell Me Why’

On March 26, Neil Young will head back to the vaults once again for the release of Young Shakespeare, a previously unreleased 1971 live album/concert film depicting an intimate performance...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young & Crazy Horse ‘Way Down in the Rust Bucket’ Live Album/Film Coming 2/26
January 15, 2021
Neil Young & Crazy Horse ‘Way Down in the Rust Bucket’ Live Album/Film Coming 2/26

Way Down in the Rust Bucket is the title of a new live album/film coming from Neil Young & Crazy Horse, capturing a previously unreleased live album of a Crazy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young Strongly Condemns Social Media in Essay Regarding Storming of U.S. Capitol
January 12, 2021
Neil Young Strongly Condemns Social Media in Essay Regarding Storming of U.S. Capitol

Never one to hold back from sharing his perspective on topical issues, Neil Young has posted a lengthy essay on his Neil Young Archives website, a reaction from the iconic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young Sells 50% of His Songwriting Catalog to Hipgnosis for an Estimated $150 Million
January 6, 2021
Neil Young Sells 50% of His Songwriting Catalog to Hipgnosis for an Estimated $150 Million

These are busy times for Hipgnosis Songs Fund, a London-based music management company. On Wednesday, it was reported that the company has acquired the rights to 50 percent of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Neil Young Revisits ‘After the Gold Rush’ for 50th Anniversary Edition (Listen/Buy)
December 11, 2020
Out Now: Neil Young Revisits ‘After the Gold Rush’ for 50th Anniversary Edition (Listen/Buy)

1970’s After the Gold Rush was a significant release for Neil Young. His third proper studio album as a solo artist, the record celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, and today,...

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 | Neil Young: ‘After the Gold Rush’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/11; Vinyl Box Set in March (Pre-Order)
November 9, 2020
Neil Young: ‘After the Gold Rush’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 12/11; Vinyl Box Set in March (Pre-Order)

1970’s After the Gold Rush was a significant release for Neil Young. His third proper studio album as a solo artist, the record celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Neil Young + Crazy Horse ‘Return to Greendale’ Live Album/Film (Listen)
November 6, 2020
Out Now: Neil Young + Crazy Horse ‘Return to Greendale’ Live Album/Film (Listen)

Today, Nov. 6, Neil Young + Crazy Horse release Return to Greendale, a live album/concert film documenting the innovative live production Young and his band mates gave its 2003 album, a 10-song rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young + Crazy Horse Announce ‘Return to Greendale’ Live Album/Film, Out 11/6 (Pre-Order)
September 30, 2020
Neil Young + Crazy Horse Announce ‘Return to Greendale’ Live Album/Film, Out 11/6 (Pre-Order)

On Nov. 6, Neil Young + Crazy Horse will release Return to Greendale, a live album/concert film documenting the innovative live production Young and his band mates gave its 2003...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Farm Aid 2020 ‘On the Road’: Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Bonnie Raitt and More – Streaming Online 9/26
September 1, 2020
Farm Aid 2020 ‘On the Road’: Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Bonnie Raitt and More – Streaming Online 9/26

The COVID-19 pandemic may have ruined everybody’s plans for in-person live concert events for basically all of 2020 and the forseeable future — but Farm Aid must go on, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young Shares an Updated Solo Rendition of Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’ — Listen via the Neil Young Archives Site
August 26, 2020
Neil Young Shares an Updated Solo Rendition of Bob Dylan’s ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’ — Listen via the Neil Young Archives Site

The Neil Young Archives are a creative extension of the music icon’s steadfast adherence to his own artistic vision — an avenue for Young to share his own music, news...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young Files Lawsuit Against the Trump Campaign for Over the Use of His Songs at Rallies
August 4, 2020
Neil Young Files Lawsuit Against the Trump Campaign for Over the Use of His Songs at Rallies

Neil Young has had enough of hearing his music played at the Trump administration’s campaign rallies — and on Tuesday, the outspoken rock and roll legend filed a lawsuit against...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young (Finally) Releases Long-Lost 1970s Album ‘Homegrown’ — Stream it Now
June 17, 2020
Neil Young (Finally) Releases Long-Lost 1970s Album ‘Homegrown’ — Stream it Now

After decades of circulating in unofficial, bootleg format, the album Homegrown has finally been released by Neil Young. The album has an official release date of Friday, June 19, but...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview the Anticipated Release of Neil Young’s ‘Homegrown’ Album on 6/19 with ‘Vacancy’
June 15, 2020
Preview the Anticipated Release of Neil Young’s ‘Homegrown’ Album on 6/19 with ‘Vacancy’

This Friday, June 19, Neil Young will (finally) release Homegrown, the album the singer/songwriter recorded in 1974-75 but has never yet seen an official release. The album sessions are the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young Shares 2019 Performance Video of ‘Southern Man,’ Says ‘It’s Time for Real Change, New Laws, New Rules for Policing’
June 4, 2020
Neil Young Shares 2019 Performance Video of ‘Southern Man,’ Says ‘It’s Time for Real Change, New Laws, New Rules for Policing’

Among his many timeless songs that represent the cultural experience of when they were written, “Southern Man” remains one of the most relevant Neil Young has created, a legacy to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young is Finally Releasing His Unreleased Album ‘Homegrown’ on 6/19; Stream ‘Try’
May 15, 2020
Neil Young is Finally Releasing His Unreleased Album ‘Homegrown’ on 6/19; Stream ‘Try’

Homegrown is a rather legendary unreleased album from Neil Young. Recorded in parts across 1974 and ’75, the record has never been officially released (ignoring all the bootlegs, of course)....

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘At Home with Farm Aid’ 4/11: Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews, Benefiting Family Farmers Affected by COVID-19
April 8, 2020
‘At Home with Farm Aid’ 4/11: Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews, Benefiting Family Farmers Affected by COVID-19

On Saturday, April 11 — this Saturday! — AXS TV will air At Home with Farm Aid, a very special event put on by Willie Nelson and his sons, Lukas...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young Unveils ‘Fireside Sessions’ Livestream Concerts, a ‘Down-Home Production’
March 17, 2020
Neil Young Unveils ‘Fireside Sessions’ Livestream Concerts, a ‘Down-Home Production’

The effects of the coronavirus pandemic and immense global concern over its spread has forced musicians and artists — along with the rest of us — into our homes. Some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young Posts ‘An Open Letter to Donald J. Trump,’ Beginning with ‘You Are a Disgrace to My Country’
February 19, 2020
Neil Young Posts ‘An Open Letter to Donald J. Trump,’ Beginning with ‘You Are a Disgrace to My Country’

Neil Young is a passionate individual. Politics and social activism has inspired his music and creativity for decades, so it should come as no surprise whenever he decides to speak...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Light Up the Blues 6 Autism Speaks Benefit @ Greek Theatre L.A. 5/30: Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Stephen Stills and More
February 11, 2020
Light Up the Blues 6 Autism Speaks Benefit @ Greek Theatre L.A. 5/30: Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Stephen Stills and More

A collection of living legends will convene at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on May 30 for Light Up the Blues 6 — Concert to Benefit Autism Speaks. Taking...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young is (Finally) A U.S. Citizen, and He’s Quite Happy About It
January 24, 2020
Neil Young is (Finally) A U.S. Citizen, and He’s Quite Happy About It

Neil Young wanted dual citizenship in the United States and Canada, but up until this week he was running into some difficulty. That ended on Thursday, as the legendary singer/songwriter...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young + Crazy Horse Face Climate Change and Other Worldly Issues Head-On with Charged New Album ‘Colorado’ — Listen
October 25, 2019
Neil Young + Crazy Horse Face Climate Change and Other Worldly Issues Head-On with Charged New Album ‘Colorado’ — Listen

On “Shut It Down,” a new song from the Neil Young & Crazy Horse album Colorado, which was released on Friday, Young shouts the following impassioned lyrics: People tryin’ to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s New Album Documentary ‘Mountaintop’ In Theaters for One Night Only on 10/22
October 16, 2019
Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s New Album Documentary ‘Mountaintop’ In Theaters for One Night Only on 10/22

Neil Young with Crazy Horse will release a new album, Colorado, on Oct. 25. The band will also release an accompanying documentary film titled Mountaintop, news that was announced with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Neil Young with Crazy Horse’s New ‘Colorado’ LP with a Behind-The-Scenes Video
October 7, 2019
Preview Neil Young with Crazy Horse’s New ‘Colorado’ LP with a Behind-The-Scenes Video

On Oct. 25, Neil Young with Crazy Horse will release a new album, Colorado, the ensemble‘s first since 2012. The album was previewed recently with the track “Milky Way,” and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream ‘Milky Way,’ from the New Neil Young + Crazy Horse Album ‘Colorado’
August 30, 2019
Stream ‘Milky Way,’ from the New Neil Young + Crazy Horse Album ‘Colorado’

Earlier this month, news broke that Neil Young + Crazy Horse had plans to release Colorado, a new studio album and the first since 2012’s Psychedelic Pill, on October 25. On...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young + Crazy Horse Announce New Album ‘Colorado,’ Lead Single ‘Rainbow of Colors’ Premiering Soon
August 19, 2019
Neil Young + Crazy Horse Announce New Album ‘Colorado,’ Lead Single ‘Rainbow of Colors’ Premiering Soon

It’s been seven years since Neil Young + Crazy Horse‘s most recent album, 2012’s sprawling Psychedelic Pill, but Uncle Neil and his pals are ready to get back in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Neil Young and Bob Dylan Share the Stage for the First Time Since 1994
July 15, 2019
Watch Neil Young and Bob Dylan Share the Stage for the First Time Since 1994

What was it about this past weekend that prompted living legends to get on stage together for some musical magic? In Los Angeles, Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney staged another...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Friday: Stream Neil Young's New Album 'Peace Trail'
December 8, 2016
New Music Friday: Stream Neil Young's New Album 'Peace Trail'

The ceaseless Neil Young is back again — his new album, Peace Trail, was released on Friday. A mostly stripped-down affair, the sparse record is the follow-up to Earth, an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Morrison Hotel Gallery Hosting Neil Young 'Long May You Run' Photo Exhibit – LA, Maui and NYC
November 10, 2016
Morrison Hotel Gallery Hosting Neil Young 'Long May You Run' Photo Exhibit – LA, Maui and NYC

The unparalleled career of Neil Young will be commemorated in a fantastic new photography exhibit being put together by the Morrison Hotel Gallery, and just in time for Young’s 71st...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young Premieres New Track 'Peace Trail,' Returns His Catalog to Spotify and Apple Music
November 4, 2016
Neil Young Premieres New Track 'Peace Trail,' Returns His Catalog to Spotify and Apple Music

On December 9, Neil Young will release a stripped-down new album called Peace Trail. On Friday, he premiered the title track from the collection, and made it available for streaming...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young Announces Mostly Acoustic New Album, 'Peace Trail,' Due in December
October 26, 2016
Neil Young Announces Mostly Acoustic New Album, 'Peace Trail,' Due in December

Somehow, despite decades of music and activism (and with several albums linking the two), Neil Young hasn’t released a record titled Peace Trail — until 2016. Young, fresh off another...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bridge School Benefit Highlights: Neil Young + Metallica Cover Buffalo Springfield, Roger Waters Plays Pink Floyd, More (Video)
October 24, 2016
Bridge School Benefit Highlights: Neil Young + Metallica Cover Buffalo Springfield, Roger Waters Plays Pink Floyd, More (Video)

Over the weekend, the annual Bridge School Benefit concert took place at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. As is always the case, the multi-day festivities featured amazing sets...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bridge School Benefit 2016: Neil Young, Metallica, Roger Waters, Dave Matthews, Willie Nelson, More
August 22, 2016
Bridge School Benefit 2016: Neil Young, Metallica, Roger Waters, Dave Matthews, Willie Nelson, More

Neil Young‘s Bridge School Benefit Concert celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, so naturally the lineup for this fall’s concert is loaded with A-list talent. Set for October 22-23 at...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Editor's Pick: Neil Young
November 15, 2012
Editor's Pick: Neil Young

 Live At The Cellar Door $15.97 Neil Young 18 x 24 Archival Print $45.00

Rock Cellar Magazine | Remembering Poco’s Rusty Young (Unpublished 2017 Interview with the Late Guitarist/Songwriter)
April 19, 2021
Remembering Poco’s Rusty Young (Unpublished 2017 Interview with the Late Guitarist/Songwriter)

Guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of Poco Rusty Young was a valued friend of Rock Cellar for many years. We’ve had the pleasure of interviewing him often, and he was generous with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Unreleased Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Song ‘Ivory Tower,’ from ‘Déjà Vu’ 50th Anniversary Edition Out 5/14
April 1, 2021
Hear Unreleased Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Song ‘Ivory Tower,’ from ‘Déjà Vu’ 50th Anniversary Edition Out 5/14

Another preview of the upcoming 50th anniversary edition of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young‘s seminal 1970 classic Déjà Vu, which will be reissued in lavish format on May 14 from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: ‘Déjà Vu’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 5/14; Stream ‘Birds (Demo)’ (Pre-Order)
March 17, 2021
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: ‘Déjà Vu’ 50th Anniversary Edition Coming 5/14; Stream ‘Birds (Demo)’ (Pre-Order)

Déjà Vu, the legendary album from Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young was originally released in March of 1970, and to commemorate its recent 50th anniversary, Rhino Records is releasing a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, More
September 11, 2020
What to Stream This Weekend 9/11-9/13: Neil Peart Tribute Event, The Who, Barenaked Ladies, Wallows, Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, 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 | New from Pegi Young: Watch the 'Too Little Too Late' Video; 'Raw' Album Out 2/17
February 15, 2017
New from Pegi Young: Watch the 'Too Little Too Late' Video; 'Raw' Album Out 2/17

On Friday, February 17, Pegi Young will release a new studio album titled Raw, “a collection of songs about love, loss and forgiveness.” Most of the album was written in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: AC/DC’s Angus Young and Bon Scott at Day On the Green 1978
March 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: AC/DC’s Angus Young and Bon Scott at Day On the Green 1978

In this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen details his encounters with AC/DC members Angus Young and Bon Scott at a jam-packed Day on the Green in 1978… It is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Peart of Rush: The World’s Audience (The Interview)
December 10, 2014
Neil Peart of Rush: The World’s Audience (The Interview)

Neil Peart is widely regarded as one of the greatest — if not the greatest — drummers in rock history. But the stickman for genre-defining Canadian prog-rockers Rush does not carry himself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs By Classic Rock Trios
October 11, 2021
Top 11 Songs By Classic Rock Trios

“In the Police, in a trio situation—which I’ve come back to now—it’s just so wide open that it does actually provide this arena where you can play with a certain...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Fillmore East: The Venue That Changed Rock Music Forever’ Book Available Now from Journalist/Photographer Frank Mastropolo
October 6, 2021
‘Fillmore East: The Venue That Changed Rock Music Forever’ Book Available Now from Journalist/Photographer Frank Mastropolo

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the closing of Fillmore East, promoter Bill Graham’s rock mecca in New York’s East Village. An all-star show on June 27, 1971 headlined...

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 | ‘Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James’: Q&A with Director Sacha Jenkins & Producer Steve Rivo
September 10, 2021
‘Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James’: Q&A with Director Sacha Jenkins & Producer Steve Rivo

As the 1980s loomed, Motown Records, once a pop music, culture-defining juggernaut, seemed to be on its last legs. Then, along came Rick James.  Although James had spent almost two...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Crosby: ‘If I Could Only Remember My Name’ 50th Anniversary Out 10/15; Stream “Riff 1” Demo
September 2, 2021
David Crosby: ‘If I Could Only Remember My Name’ 50th Anniversary Out 10/15; Stream “Riff 1” Demo

On Oct. 15, David Crosby will revisit his 1971 debut solo album, If I Could Only Remember My Name, with a 50th anniversary edition, set for release via Rhino Records....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: New Self-Titled Album from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) — Listen/Buy
August 27, 2021
Out Now: New Self-Titled Album from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) — Listen/Buy

The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and Steve Postell (guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don Everly of the Everly Brothers Remembered: Legendary Singer Dies at Age 84
August 23, 2021
Don Everly of the Everly Brothers Remembered: Legendary Singer Dies at Age 84

Don Everly, one half of the esteemed and iconic Everly Brothers, passed away recently at the age of 84. News of his death was made public by Everly’s family over...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Share “Fair Warning” Video
August 19, 2021
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Share “Fair Warning” Video

On Aug. 27, The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and Steve Postell (guitar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Prince Estate Sells Significant Stake in Late Artist’s Publishing, Masters, Name and Likeness to Primary Wave
August 2, 2021
Prince Estate Sells Significant Stake in Late Artist’s Publishing, Masters, Name and Likeness to Primary Wave

Continuing a recent trend in the music business, independent music publisher and talent management company Primary Wave has reportedly acquired a “significant stake” in the Prince estate. Rolling Stone noted that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Stream “Fair Warning” LP 8/2
July 30, 2021
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Stream “Fair Warning” LP 8/2

Aug. 27 will see the release of an anticipated new full-length album from The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tony Marsico Resurrects LA’s Cruzados — New Album ‘She’s Automatic’ Due 8/13
June 30, 2021
Tony Marsico Resurrects LA’s Cruzados — New Album ‘She’s Automatic’ Due 8/13

Celebrated 1980s rock band Cruzados — best known for such songs as “Motorcycle Girl,” “Just Like Roses” and “Flor de Mal” — makes a surprise return this summer with She’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Self-Titled Album Out 8/27, Fall Tour Dates
June 29, 2021
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Self-Titled Album Out 8/27, Fall Tour Dates

Aug. 27 will see the release of an anticipated new full-length album from The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Soundtrack to Cameron Crowe’s ‘Almost Famous’ Revisited for New, Expanded Box Set Reissues Out 7/9 via UMe
May 24, 2021
Soundtrack to Cameron Crowe’s ‘Almost Famous’ Revisited for New, Expanded Box Set Reissues Out 7/9 via UMe

Almost Famous, the 2000 coming-of-age film from writer/director Cameron Crowe is a modern classic, the story of a teenage Rolling Stone journalist traveling with the (fictional) band Stillwater that was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Debuts “3:45 Coming Through” Video
May 14, 2021
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Debuts “3:45 Coming Through” Video

“3:45 Coming Through” is the title of another new bit of music from The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | CSNY ‘Déjà Vu’ Through the Lens: Looking Back at the Story Behind the Classic Album, Now Reissued in 50th Anniversary Format
May 14, 2021
CSNY ‘Déjà Vu’ Through the Lens: Looking Back at the Story Behind the Classic Album, Now Reissued in 50th Anniversary Format

“We were all in terrible shape, it’s amazing we were able to do what we did,” Graham Nash recalled over lunch in New York City in 2014 of Déjà Vu...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace Al Schmitt, (20x Grammy-Winning) Recording Engineer/Producer: 1930-2021
April 27, 2021
Rest in Peace Al Schmitt, (20x Grammy-Winning) Recording Engineer/Producer: 1930-2021

Al Schmitt, a renowned recording producer/engineer with a litany of accolades and accomplishments over the course of his massively influential career, has died at the age of 91, it was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Watch ‘Can’t Stop Progress’
March 26, 2021
New from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Watch ‘Can’t Stop Progress’

You Can’t Stop Progress — and that’s precisely the motivation behind a new EP from The Immediate Family, the esteemed and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Linda Ronstadt Sells Catalog of Music Assets to Irving Azoff’s Iconic Artists Group
March 22, 2021
Linda Ronstadt Sells Catalog of Music Assets to Irving Azoff’s Iconic Artists Group

Iconic Artists Group, the new venture from music mogul Irving Azoff, has acquired the catalog and music assets of singer/songwriting trailblazer Linda Ronstadt, making Ronstadt the latest legendary music figure to...

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 | David Crosby Sells Catalog (Solo, the Byrds, CSN, CSNY) to Irving Azoff’s Iconic Artists Group
March 3, 2021
David Crosby Sells Catalog (Solo, the Byrds, CSN, CSNY) to Irving Azoff’s Iconic Artists Group

Music and entertainment mogul Irving Azoff and his recently launched Iconic Artists Group made another high-profile acquisition this week, inking a deal with legendary singer/songwriter David Crosby “to monetize his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New EP from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Coming 4/23
March 2, 2021
New EP from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Coming 4/23

You Can’t Stop Progress — and that’s precisely the motivation behind a new EP from The Immediate Family, a bona fide rock and roll supergroup featuring Danny Kortchmar (guitar and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Irving Azoff’s Iconic Artists Group Acquires Controlling Interest in The Beach Boys’ Catalog
February 18, 2021
Irving Azoff’s Iconic Artists Group Acquires Controlling Interest in The Beach Boys’ Catalog

Music and entertainment mogul Irving Azoff and his recently launched Iconic Artists Group made a splash on Thursday, acquiring a controlling interest in the intellectual property of The Beach Boys....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Larkin Poe Play Three Songs from 2020’s ‘Self Made Man’ for ‘CBS This Morning Saturday Sessions’
February 8, 2021
Watch Larkin Poe Play Three Songs from 2020’s ‘Self Made Man’ for ‘CBS This Morning Saturday Sessions’

Back in November, Larkin Poe — the acclaimed roots/folk duo comprised of sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell — release Kindred Spirits, an album of cover songs specially selected by the pair. It was their...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rich Mattson and the Northstars: New Album “Skylights” & Virtual Release Show — Friday 2/5
February 2, 2021
Rich Mattson and the Northstars: New Album “Skylights” & Virtual Release Show — Friday 2/5

Followers of Minneapolis music are well aware of the Rich Mattson brand.  From his days with the popular alt-country-rock band Ol’ Yeller, through his bands The Glenrustles, The Tisdales, The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Bernie Sanders Meme is a Perfect Fit on Classic Album Covers (Beatles, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac & More)
January 22, 2021
The Bernie Sanders Meme is a Perfect Fit on Classic Album Covers (Beatles, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac & More)

Earlier this week, a simple image made its way onto the internet: United States Senator Bernie Sanders, sitting in folding chair at the Inauguration Day events in Washington, D.C. …...

Rock Cellar Magazine | NAMM Believe in Music Week to Feature Educational Sessions with Rock Supergroup The Immediate Family
January 15, 2021
NAMM Believe in Music Week to Feature Educational Sessions with Rock Supergroup The Immediate Family

On Jan. 18-22, the 2021 NAMM Believe in Music Week will take place online. It’s the virtual edition of the annual Winter NAMM Show, the international music trade show that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | BMG Acquires Mick Fleetwood’s Recorded Music Rights — Over 300 Recordings, Including Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’
January 14, 2021
BMG Acquires Mick Fleetwood’s Recorded Music Rights — Over 300 Recordings, Including Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’

Mick Fleetwood is the latest music icon to strike a significant deal regarding his back catalog of music, as BMG announced on Thursday that it has acquired Fleetwood’s interests in...

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 | Gordon Lightfoot on ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ Documentary, Live Stream Concert 12/18 and the Long Road He’s Traveled (The Interview)
December 8, 2020
Gordon Lightfoot on ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ Documentary, Live Stream Concert 12/18 and the Long Road He’s Traveled (The Interview)

“Well, I don’t really like to remember,” legendary songwriter Gordon Lightfoot confesses at the outset of our conversation, and it hangs in the air for a bit, mostly owing to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 12/10: Go on a ZOOM Call with The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) & Filmmaker Denny Tedesco
December 8, 2020
12/10: Go on a ZOOM Call with The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) & Filmmaker Denny Tedesco

This upcoming Thursday, Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT, the Berklee Bass Department (of the Berklee College of Music) will host a webinar on ZOOM with The Immediate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Updates Don Henley’s ‘New York Minute’ with New Video
December 3, 2020
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) Updates Don Henley’s ‘New York Minute’ with New Video

The Immediate Family, a venerable who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and Steve Postell (guitar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Larkin Poe ‘Kindred Spirits,’ Inspired Covers of Elton John, Lenny Kravitz, Post Malone, Phil Collins & More (Listen)
November 20, 2020
Out Now: Larkin Poe ‘Kindred Spirits,’ Inspired Covers of Elton John, Lenny Kravitz, Post Malone, Phil Collins & More (Listen)

On Friday, Larkin Poe — the acclaimed roots/folk duo comprised of sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell — release Kindred Spirits, an album of cover songs specially selected by the pair....

Rock Cellar Magazine | November 2020 Issue
November 13, 2020
November 2020 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our November 2020 features. Peter Frampton: On His New Memoir, Twitter, Coping with Inclusion Body Myositis and More (The Interview) Reappraising Paul Weller’s The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | jackiO (Ira Ingber, David Raven, Steve Bartek and John Avila) Revive Oingo Boingo’s ‘Dead Man’s Party’ (Listen)
October 26, 2020
jackiO (Ira Ingber, David Raven, Steve Bartek and John Avila) Revive Oingo Boingo’s ‘Dead Man’s Party’ (Listen)

“Dead Man’s Party,” the 1986 single from Oingo Boingo, is arguably the most enduring song from the New Wave group fronted by Danny Elfman — and an appropriate song to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Fogerty Issues Cease-And-Desist to President Trump Regarding the Continued Use of ‘Fortunate Son’
October 16, 2020
John Fogerty Issues Cease-And-Desist to President Trump Regarding the Continued Use of ‘Fortunate Son’

In mid-September, John Fogerty took to his social media channels to express his displeasure with hearing his Creedence Clearwater Revival classic “Fortunate Son” used by President Donald Trump at campaign...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Slippin’ and Slidin,’ New EP from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) — Live Stream 10/17
October 16, 2020
Out Now: ‘Slippin’ and Slidin,’ New EP from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell) — Live Stream 10/17

Today, The Immediate Family — a venerable who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and Steve...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): New EP Out 10/16, Live Stream Gig 10/17
October 12, 2020
The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): New EP Out 10/16, Live Stream Gig 10/17

This upcoming weekend is a big one for The Immediate Family, a venerable who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Saturday 10/10: Watch the Dream Concert, ft. Jackson Browne, Shawn Colvin, Bruce Cockburn and More
October 9, 2020
Saturday 10/10: Watch the Dream Concert, ft. Jackson Browne, Shawn Colvin, Bruce Cockburn and More

This weekend, legendary singer/songwriter Jackson Browne, Shawn Colvin and a host of additional artists will participate in the Dream Concert, a special virtual streaming event benefiting the Native American Scholarship...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson Reminds Us All: ‘If You Don’t Like Who’s In There, Vote ‘Em Out’ with Timely New Song/Video
September 29, 2020
Willie Nelson Reminds Us All: ‘If You Don’t Like Who’s In There, Vote ‘Em Out’ with Timely New Song/Video

“The biggest gun we’ve got is called the ballot box,” says Willie Nelson in his brand new music video for “Vote ‘Em Out,” an anthem urging us all to keep...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/24-9/27: Farm Aid, Bonnaroo ‘Virtual ROO-ALITY,’ Ohana Festival 2020, Lisa Loeb, Lamb of God, New Found Glory, Wallows
September 24, 2020
Live Stream Concerts to Watch This Weekend 9/24-9/27: Farm Aid, Bonnaroo ‘Virtual ROO-ALITY,’ Ohana Festival 2020, Lisa Loeb, Lamb of God, New Found Glory, Wallows

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 | John Fogerty Says He Finds the Trump Campaign Using ‘Fortunate Son’ at Events ‘Confounding to Say the Least’
September 14, 2020
John Fogerty Says He Finds the Trump Campaign Using ‘Fortunate Son’ at Events ‘Confounding to Say the Least’

John Fogerty took to his Instagram page to share a video message regarding something that popped up in the news late last week. On Thursday, President Trump arrived at a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): “Slippin’ and Slidin'”
September 11, 2020
New from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): “Slippin’ and Slidin'”

The new single from The Immediate Family, a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Streaming 2018 Safeco Field Gig 9/4-9/7 (ft. 30+ Songs, a White Stripes Cover, Brandi Carlile and More)
August 11, 2020
Pearl Jam Streaming 2018 Safeco Field Gig 9/4-9/7 (ft. 30+ Songs, a White Stripes Cover, Brandi Carlile and More)

In 2018, Pearl Jam staged The Home Shows, a pair of gigs in the alt/grunge band’s hometown of Seattle. Taking the stage at Safeco Field, the band roared through career-spanning...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sunday 8/2: Watch a Re-Broadcast of a Live Stream Gig from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)
July 28, 2020
Sunday 8/2: Watch a Re-Broadcast of a Live Stream Gig from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell)

About a month ago, The Immediate Family — a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Racism
July 9, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Racism

This month’s Top 11 concerns racism — and, specifically, some of the most notable songs to tackle the complicated subject over the years.  “Hollywood folks like to believe they are...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to a Particularly Electric Performance of ‘Takin’ it to the Streets’ by Michael McDonald, ft. Drea Rhenee
July 1, 2020
Listen to a Particularly Electric Performance of ‘Takin’ it to the Streets’ by Michael McDonald, ft. Drea Rhenee

Recent weeks have seen Michael McDonald premiere powerful live renditions of songs from his iconic career, and this week’s latest entry to the series features one of the smooth singer‘s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Friday 6/26: Watch a Live-Stream Gig from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell
June 23, 2020
Friday 6/26: Watch a Live-Stream Gig from The Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell

This Friday, June 26, The Immediate Family — a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #SaveOurStages: 600 Artists, Including Robert Plant, Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Joni Mitchell and More, Sign Letter Asking Congress to Help Indie Venues Survive COVID-19 Shutdown
June 19, 2020
#SaveOurStages: 600 Artists, Including Robert Plant, Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Joni Mitchell and More, Sign Letter Asking Congress to Help Indie Venues Survive COVID-19 Shutdown

It’s time to #SaveOurStages. Among the many devastating hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past few months is the chaos thrown into the live music world — and,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Stream ‘Cruel Twist’
June 15, 2020
New from the Immediate Family (Danny Kortchmar/Waddy Wachtel/Leland Sklar/Russ Kunkel/Steve Postell): Stream ‘Cruel Twist’

The debut single from The Immediate Family, a who’s-who of music industry legends involving Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney on Black Lives Matter: ‘I Want Justice for George Floyd’s Family, I Want Justice for All Those Who Have Died and Suffered’
June 5, 2020
Paul McCartney on Black Lives Matter: ‘I Want Justice for George Floyd’s Family, I Want Justice for All Those Who Have Died and Suffered’

On Friday, Sir Paul McCartney posted a lengthy message to his official website and social media pages regarding the police killing of George Floyd on May 25, the Black Lives...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear a Powerhouse Live Performance of ‘What the World Needs Now’ from Michael McDonald
May 13, 2020
Hear a Powerhouse Live Performance of ‘What the World Needs Now’ from Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald has released a new live cover of “What the World Needs Now,” the 1965 hit by Jackie DeShannon that was written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David —...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Immediate Family – Danny Kortchmar, Waddy Wachtel, Russ Kunkel, Leland Sklar and Steve Postell – Debut Single ‘Cruel Twist’ Announced
May 12, 2020
The Immediate Family – Danny Kortchmar, Waddy Wachtel, Russ Kunkel, Leland Sklar and Steve Postell – Debut Single ‘Cruel Twist’ Announced

We’re closer to hearing new music from the Immediate Family — Danny Kortchmar (guitar and vocals), Waddy Wachtel (guitar and vocals), Leland Sklar (bass), Russ Kunkel (drums) and Steve Postell...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Bowie in the 1990s: Producer Mark Plati Lifts Lid on New Archival Releases
April 14, 2020
David Bowie in the 1990s: Producer Mark Plati Lifts Lid on New Archival Releases

“David Bowie’s work in the 1990s has sadly been overlooked and underrated,” guitarist Reeves Gabrels, who worked with David Bowie throughout the decade, told me in 2016. “We had Tin...

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 | Bono Wrote & Performed a New Song for Caregivers Helping Those Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic
March 18, 2020
Bono Wrote & Performed a New Song for Caregivers Helping Those Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic

Musicians and creators are getting … well, creative when it comes to keeping music alive during the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Tours may be canceled, gatherings of people may...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Re-Imagines Bowie, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Eminem and More on ‘These Grey Men’ LP (ft. Serj Tankian, M. Shadows and Tom Morello)
February 28, 2020
Out Now: System of a Down Drummer John Dolmayan Re-Imagines Bowie, Talking Heads, Radiohead, Eminem and More on ‘These Grey Men’ LP (ft. Serj Tankian, M. Shadows and Tom Morello)

At this point, it’s anybody’s guess if the world might ever see a new album from System of a Down. It’s been 15 years since the incendiary rock/metal band‘s Mezmerize/Hypnotize...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Noel Gallagher: New Music, Old Music and Why ‘I’m a Better Front Man in America Than I Am in Europe’
January 14, 2020
Noel Gallagher: New Music, Old Music and Why ‘I’m a Better Front Man in America Than I Am in Europe’

Noel Gallagher is one of the best interviews in rock and roll. In the countless times we’ve met up since he left Oasis, he’s never been less than willing to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Stephen Stills
January 14, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Stephen Stills

STEPHEN STILLS: BEHIND THE CURTAIN  I do my food shopping at a market called Ralphs. Located at the corner of Ventura Blvd. and Coldwater Canyon, the location makes it a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Jesse Malin on Finding His Stride as a Solo Artist and His New LP ‘Sunset Kids’
October 10, 2019
Q&A: Jesse Malin on Finding His Stride as a Solo Artist and His New LP ‘Sunset Kids’

D Generation were 90’s punk icons. But the band’s charismatic frontman, Jesse Malin, always seemed more than the run of the mill anarchist typically at the helm of the latter-day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Beatles Onscreen: The Top 12 Fab Four Films
September 13, 2019
The Beatles Onscreen: The Top 12 Fab Four Films

With its title plucked from a beloved Paul McCartney tune, Danny Boyle’s just-released movie Yesterday proves that 54 years after the Beatles first recorded that song and almost a half...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bob Dylan and His Band to Embark on North American Tour This Fall
September 9, 2019
Bob Dylan and His Band to Embark on North American Tour This Fall

Ending a three-year break from full touring on U.S. soil, Bob Dylan will gather up his band and head out on the road this fall, it was announced on Monday....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs By Bands with Animal Names
August 13, 2019
Top 11 Songs By Bands with Animal Names

This month’s Top 11 is a list of some of the most noteworthy songs recorded by bands or artists with animal names.  “Animals may be our friends, but they won’t...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Melissa Etheridge Q&A: Songwriting Influences, the 1990s Taking a More Direct Approach on ‘The Medicine Show’ LP
August 13, 2019
Melissa Etheridge Q&A: Songwriting Influences, the 1990s Taking a More Direct Approach on ‘The Medicine Show’ LP

When Melissa Etheridge began the creative process to what would become 15th studio album, The Medicine Show, she took a different tack than usual. Utilizing bassist David Santos’ home studio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lukas Nelson’s Wild Year: Writing Music for ‘A Star is Born,’ Playing with Legends and How ‘Music is Instagram for the Soul’ (Q&A)
August 13, 2019
Lukas Nelson’s Wild Year: Writing Music for ‘A Star is Born,’ Playing with Legends and How ‘Music is Instagram for the Soul’ (Q&A)

Lukas Nelson’s 2018 was the sort of year that most musician’s can only dream of, and 2019 is shaping up to be even better for the front man of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)
August 8, 2019
A Candid Conversation About the New Film ‘David Crosby: Remember My Name’ with the Man Himself (The Interview)

In the tradition of The Beatles Anthology, the Martin Scorsese-directed No Direction Home: Bob Dylan and the Grammy-nominated Long Strange Trip, the rapturously engaging new documentary David Crosby: Remember My...

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 | Stream the Timely ‘Turn Off The News (Build a Garden),’ the New Album from Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real
June 14, 2019
Stream the Timely ‘Turn Off The News (Build a Garden),’ the New Album from Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real

Throughout much of Turn Off The News (Build a Garden), the new album from Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real that was released on Friday, there are sentiments to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real’s Epic Music Video for ‘Bad Case,’ New LP Out 6/14
June 10, 2019
Watch Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real’s Epic Music Video for ‘Bad Case,’ New LP Out 6/14

This Friday, June 14, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real will release their anticipated new album, Turn Off the News (Build a Garden), which was previewed in recent weeks...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jakob Dylan and Regina Spektor Covered Love’s ‘No Matter What You Do’ for ‘Echo in the Canyon’ — Listen
May 20, 2019
Jakob Dylan and Regina Spektor Covered Love’s ‘No Matter What You Do’ for ‘Echo in the Canyon’ — Listen

On May 24, Echo in the Canyon, a star-studded new music documentary capturing the sights, sounds and emotions of the “California Sound” through the lens of the vibrant Laurel Canyon music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Director Andrew Slater on Bringing the Laurel Canyon Scene to the Big Screen
May 20, 2019
Q&A: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Director Andrew Slater on Bringing the Laurel Canyon Scene to the Big Screen

The “Canyon” referred to in the title of Andrew Slater’s Echo in the Canyon is Laurel Canyon. The co-writer/director’s 82-minute nonfiction film explores the music scene that emerged out of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real’s New Album ‘Turn Off the News (Build a Garden)’ Looks Like It’ll Be a Blast
May 1, 2019
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real’s New Album ‘Turn Off the News (Build a Garden)’ Looks Like It’ll Be a Blast

On June 14, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real will release a new album titled Turn Off the News (Build a Garden), which the ensemble previewed with a high-energy...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Jakob Dylan and Jade Castrinos’ Take on ‘Go Where You Wanna Go’ from the New ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Documentary
April 25, 2019
Hear Jakob Dylan and Jade Castrinos’ Take on ‘Go Where You Wanna Go’ from the New ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Documentary

On May 24, Echo in the Canyon, a star-studded new music documentary capturing the sights, sounds and emotions of the “California Sound” through the lens of the vibrant Laurel Canyon...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter/Producer Fernando Perdomo
January 14, 2019
Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter/Producer Fernando Perdomo

Fernando Perdomo photo via Cyndi Trissel Less than a year ago, Fernando Perdomo released Out to Sea, a sonically dynamic and thoroughly memorable instrumental prog rock album on which he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs
December 26, 2018
Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs

If you haven’t yet made your New Year’s resolution, we’re here to help. We’ve listed the Top 11 songs about bad habits you should resolve to change this year, next...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real Detail 2017 Tour Dates
February 6, 2017
Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real Detail 2017 Tour Dates

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, the band headed by Willie Nelson’s son, Lukas, released an album titled Something Real in February 2016 that helped further establish their name on the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Riffin' with the Croz: David Crosby on CSNY, the Byrds, 'Serving the Song' and Reunions (Q&A)
January 12, 2017
Riffin' with the Croz: David Crosby on CSNY, the Byrds, 'Serving the Song' and Reunions (Q&A)

When I meet up with David Crosby during rehearsals for his fall tour supporting his new solo album Lighthouse, he almost can’t contain himself about the amazing reviews the album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Bob Dylan’
January 12, 2017
Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Bob Dylan’

When he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012, President Obama said of Bob Dylan, “There is not a bigger giant in the history of American music.” Hailed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | On the Road, ‘Alone’ with Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders
December 9, 2016
On the Road, ‘Alone’ with Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders

“I adore her,” Chrissie Hynde says of fellow rock legend Stevie Nicks, on whose current tour Hynde’s band the Pretenders are filling the supporting slot. “Stevie’s shows are great, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll
December 9, 2016
Top 11 Songs About Rock N' Roll

Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards. – Keith Richards Below,  enjoy Frank Mastropolo’s new Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Songs, but note: The absence of Bob Seger’s “Old...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 'Celebrating David Bowie' Charity Concerts Set for January 2017 in LA, NYC, Sydney, London, Tokyo
December 7, 2016
'Celebrating David Bowie' Charity Concerts Set for January 2017 in LA, NYC, Sydney, London, Tokyo

David Bowie‘s passing feels like it happened just a few weeks ago, but in actuality it’s nearly been an entire year since he succumbed to cancer at age 69. As...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul McCartney Played a Surprise Gig at the 300-Capacity Pappy & Harriet's as a Desert Trip Warm-Up (Video)
October 14, 2016
Paul McCartney Played a Surprise Gig at the 300-Capacity Pappy & Harriet's as a Desert Trip Warm-Up (Video)

Special, surprise gigs are fun — and they’re even better when they feature former Beatles. Sir Paul McCartney decided to play Pappy & Harriet’s, a tiny, Western-themed bar in Pioneertown,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Shane Alexander
August 29, 2016
Turn Me On: Shane Alexander

88.5 KCSN-FM’s Jim Nelson is back with another entry in our Turn Me On category, this time shining his light on Shane Alexander… “Do you think of me once in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Geezer Songs
August 8, 2016
Top 11 Geezer Songs

    “Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.” – George Burns Let’s get right to our list of Top 11 Geezer Songs. There’s...

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 | 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 | Behind the Curtain: Hotel Room Trashing Lessons with Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi
April 7, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Hotel Room Trashing Lessons with Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi

This month’s Behind the Curtain finds journalist Steve Rosen recounting some extracurricular fun with Black Sabbath in the 1970s… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Out of the gate, Black Sabbath was a species unto themselves. They...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)
October 3, 2013
A Long, Long Time: Linda Ronstadt Looks Back on Four Decades of Music (Interview)

Over delicate acoustic guitar finger-picking and a lush orchestral score, Linda Ronstadt sings, “’cause I’ve done everything I know to try and make you mine and I think I’m gonna love...

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 | “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 | Zakk Wylde: Author, Food Connoisseur, Guitar Hero  (Interview)
November 2, 2012
Zakk Wylde: Author, Food Connoisseur, Guitar Hero (Interview)

In an age when anyone can become a “Guitar Hero” by firing up the Xbox and mashing colored buttons in pace with onscreen prompts, it’s good to know that some...

Rock Cellar Magazine | October/November Album Reviews
October 11, 2012
October/November Album Reviews

Mumford & Sons KISS Neil Young & Crazy Horse Gary Clark Jr. Muse Dinosaur Jr. Aimee Mann   Mumford & Sons Babel When U2 made the Rattle and Hum album...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Football
October 1, 2012
Top 11 Songs About Football

Yes it’s that time of year again.  The beer.  The hot and greasy wings.  The hot and greasy tailgating.  And, oh yes, that little bit of pigskin insanity called football....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica, Jack White, Tom Morello, Alabama Shakes & More: Outside Lands Festival Day 2 & 3 Recap (Photos/Videos)
August 14, 2012
Metallica, Jack White, Tom Morello, Alabama Shakes & More: Outside Lands Festival Day 2 & 3 Recap (Photos/Videos)

RECAP: OUTSIDE LANDS MUSIC FESTIVAL DAY 2 & 3 (Text and photos by Adrian Garro/Rock Cellar Magazine) The final two days of the Outside Lands Music & Art Festival were...

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

Everclear Frank Ocean Joe Walsh Matisyahu Soul Asylum Neil Young Everclear Invisible Stars Invisible Stars, the new album from Everclear, is better than it ought to be. Yes, Art Alexakis...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)
June 12, 2012
Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)

It may just be the sexiest mile and a half in America: a curvy, alluring ribbon of road called the Sunset Strip. Since the 1930s, the portion of Sunset Boulevard...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daniel Lanois Heads to the Hall of Fame…
March 19, 2012
Daniel Lanois Heads to the Hall of Fame…

In the liner notes to Daniel Lanois’ 2003 album Shine, the musician and producer writes: “What a privilege to be able to make music. And what an honor to have it received...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Musicians and Their Dogs (Photos)
March 19, 2012
Musicians and Their Dogs (Photos)

They’re as important as our own children. Or more so. Rock musicians are no exception – some of the biggest names in music history owned canine companions, and were often...

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 | Rory Gallagher: His Enduring Legacy
July 19, 2011
Rory Gallagher: His Enduring Legacy

It was November 1977. Guitarist Rory Gallagher and his band members – bassist Gerry McAvoy, keyboardist Lou Martin and drummer Rod de’Ath – were capping off a 6-month world tour...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Guitar Relationships
June 10, 2011
Guitar Relationships

Guitars share a special bond with their players, and those partnerships often outlast those between humans. These 11 are not necessarily the most recognizable guitars, or necessarily ones that defined...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Photographer Ethan Russell on Being a Fly-On-The-Wall for The Beatles’ Rooftop Gig and ‘Let It Be’ Sessions
November 10, 2021
Q&A: Photographer Ethan Russell on Being a Fly-On-The-Wall for The Beatles’ Rooftop Gig and ‘Let It Be’ Sessions

For 30 days in January of 1969, American-born photographer Ethan Russell was enlisted to capture The Beatles during recording and film sessions at Twickenham Studios and Apple Studios and also...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in ‘The Many Saints of Newark: A Sopranos Story’
November 8, 2021
Top 11 Classic Songs Featured in ‘The Many Saints of Newark: A Sopranos Story’

“I listen to a lot of music all the time… A lot of these things are dredged up from memory. I’ll go, ‘Oh, that was a really good song.’ Or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Announces Live Stream of Festival on Twitch ft. Select Performances (Oct. 29-31)
October 26, 2021
Outside Lands Announces Live Stream of Festival on Twitch ft. Select Performances (Oct. 29-31)

After skipping 2020 due to the pandemic, a rescheduled Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival is set for this coming Halloween weekend, Oct. 29-31, at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park....

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Crosby Q&A: On His New Album ‘For Free,’ Spotify (“You’re Thieves”), Life at 80 & More
August 12, 2021
David Crosby Q&A: On His New Album ‘For Free,’ Spotify (“You’re Thieves”), Life at 80 & More

David Crosby, who turns 80 this month, is making the best music of his life right now. That’s right, the co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash (and Young)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Reveals Daily Lineup; 2021 Passes Sold Out (Single-Day Tix On Sale 4/29)
April 27, 2021
Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Reveals Daily Lineup; 2021 Passes Sold Out (Single-Day Tix On Sale 4/29)

San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival was among the many cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the festival went ahead and detailed its 2021 show in its place before...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Moves 2021 Event to Halloween Weekend
March 18, 2021
Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival Moves 2021 Event to Halloween Weekend

San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival was among the many cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the festival went ahead and detailed its 2021 show...

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 | 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 | Biffy Clyro Bassist James Johnston on ‘A Celebration of Endings’ & Resuming Live Concerts: ‘As Soon As We’re Able to Figure It Out, We’ll Be Knocking Down the Door’
August 17, 2020
Biffy Clyro Bassist James Johnston on ‘A Celebration of Endings’ & Resuming Live Concerts: ‘As Soon As We’re Able to Figure It Out, We’ll Be Knocking Down the Door’

Biffy Clyro often enhances its hard-rock sound with orchestration. “Many of Horror,” a pop-leaning top 10 U.K. charter for the Scottish rock trio, was a prime example. The accompanying 2009...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, UFO Bassist/Co-Founder Pete Way: 1951-2020
August 14, 2020
Rest in Peace, UFO Bassist/Co-Founder Pete Way: 1951-2020

Pete Way, co-founder and bassist of the band UFO in addition to a number of other high-profile rock gigs over the years (including playing bass for his friend, Ozzy Osbourne),...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie Nelson: Watch ‘4th of July’ Online Concert Film 7/4; Memoir with Sister Bobbie Nelson Announced
June 26, 2020
Willie Nelson: Watch ‘4th of July’ Online Concert Film 7/4; Memoir with Sister Bobbie Nelson Announced

Willie Nelson dropped some news this week, with two things of note coming up for fans of the country/folk legend. Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic will not take place...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Annette Walter-Lax on Being with Keith Moon During ‘The Last Four Years’ of the Drummer’s Life
May 12, 2020
Q&A: Annette Walter-Lax on Being with Keith Moon During ‘The Last Four Years’ of the Drummer’s Life

The Who‘s Keith Moon is routinely championed as one of music’s most explosive and creative drummers in rock and roll. His exploits away from the drum kit are legendary, whether...

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 | Christopher Cross Congratulates Billie Eilish for Tying His Previously Untouchable GRAMMY Awards Record
January 27, 2020
Christopher Cross Congratulates Billie Eilish for Tying His Previously Untouchable GRAMMY Awards Record

Pop superstar Billie Eilish had an amazing night at the GRAMMY Awards this past Sunday. Nominated for six awards, she took home five as a result of the groundbreaking success...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker
October 10, 2019
The Inside Story of Elvis Presley’s 1969 Memphis Recording Sessions with Marty Lacker

A faithful member of Elvis Presley’s retinue of close friends known as “The Memphis Mafia,” Marty Lacker was one of The King’s trusted friends and was instrumental in arranging Elvis’...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Covers of Bob Dylan Songs
April 10, 2019
Top 11 Covers of Bob Dylan Songs

“If I wasn’t Bob Dylan, I’d probably think that Bob Dylan has a lot of answers myself.” — Bob Dylan “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right” by the Wonder Who?...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You Haven’t Heard Madonna’s ‘Like a Virgin’ Until You’ve Heard Motley Crue’s New Cover of the Classic Hit
March 15, 2019
You Haven’t Heard Madonna’s ‘Like a Virgin’ Until You’ve Heard Motley Crue’s New Cover of the Classic Hit

The upcoming Netflix biopic on Motley Crue features a soundtrack with four new songs the legendary Sunset Strip rabble-rousers recorded for the film. One of the songs is a cover...

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 | Top 11 Shock Rock Songs
December 10, 2018
Top 11 Shock Rock Songs

“I’m at a point in life when nothing feels shocking to me. I need something to shock me! I’m almost ready to see a UFO.” – CeeLo Green The list...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Crosby Announces 'The David Crosby & Friends' Tour for Spring 2017
January 30, 2017
David Crosby Announces 'The David Crosby & Friends' Tour for Spring 2017

Songwriter/legend David Crosby dropped some news on Monday: He’ll head out on a tour dubbed the David Crosby & Friends Tour in the spring. Crosby, whom we interviewed just this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Tribe's 'Peace, Love and Understanding' Charity Gig Lights Up CSU Northridge
December 7, 2016
The Tribe's 'Peace, Love and Understanding' Charity Gig Lights Up CSU Northridge

On Sunday, December 4th, LA-based musical collective The Tribe returned to Cal State University, Northridge’s Plaza del Sol Performance Hall for its second annual all-star charity concert. The “Peace, Love...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Buzz: Are the Rolling Stones Releasing a Blues Record This Week?
October 4, 2016
Buzz: Are the Rolling Stones Releasing a Blues Record This Week?

Well, wouldn’t this be a fun surprise? On Tuesday, the Rolling Stones put up a mysterious and oh-so-cryptic video on their social channels and website alluding to some new music coming...

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 | Top 11 Nonsense Songs
July 8, 2016
Top 11 Nonsense Songs

“The world is naturally averse to all truth it sees or hears but swallows nonsense and a lie with greediness and gluttony.” – Samuel Butler Fans of songs with silly...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Fistfights (and Apologies) with Yngwie Malmsteen
May 16, 2015
Behind the Curtain: Fistfights (and Apologies) with Yngwie Malmsteen

Though throwing my drink viciously in the face of Yngwie Malmsteen only required but a split second, I could see it all happening in slow motion. The gin and tonic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)
April 7, 2015
Richie Furay: A Man’s Claim to Fame (Interview)

Watching Richie Furay and his talented band plow through an accomplished set at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California in late February of 2015, one walks away not only...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Going ‘Off the Score’ with Stewart Copeland: The Interview
March 6, 2015
Going ‘Off the Score’ with Stewart Copeland: The Interview

  Stewart Copeland is many things: accomplished, world-class drummer with the Police, songwriter, composer, filmmaker, and public speaker. Naturally, the chance to speak with him one-on-one is an undeniable treat, so we...

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 | Rush’s “Clockwork Angels” – The Steampunk Novel
November 2, 2012
Rush’s “Clockwork Angels” – The Steampunk Novel

The new novel Clockwork Angels begins with the line: “The best place to start an adventure is with a quiet, perfect life…and someone who realizes that it can’t possibly be enough....

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 | June Album Reviews
June 11, 2012
June Album Reviews

Fiona Apple Rush Smashing Pumpkins The Cult The Beach Boys Translator Giant Giant Sand Maroon 5 Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel… The exhausting title of Fiona Apple’s new album, The...

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

John Mayer Chimes of Freedom Silversun Pickups The Dandy Warhols Jack White Garbage Norah Jones Jay Farrar/Will Johnson/Anders Parker/Yim Yames John Mayer – Born and Raised In The Age of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Greenwich Village:  The Music that Defined a Scene
October 6, 2011
Greenwich Village: The Music that Defined a Scene

Greenwich Village, by ushering in the dawn of free speech, free love, and politically engaged art, changed the world forever. The artists who emerged – from Arlo Guthrie to Buffy...