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Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin Debut #HanukkahSessions 2021 Night Two: Ramones “Blitzkrieg Bop” (Watch)
November 29, 2021
Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin Debut #HanukkahSessions 2021 Night Two: Ramones “Blitzkrieg Bop” (Watch)

After launching the 2021 installment of their #HanukkahSessions late Sunday evening to coincide with the first night of the holiday, Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin shared their second spirited cover...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2020, Summed Up with a Simple and Perfect Ramones ‘I Wanna Be Sedated’ Meme
December 31, 2020
2020, Summed Up with a Simple and Perfect Ramones ‘I Wanna Be Sedated’ Meme

Look, the past year has been a tremendous struggle for everybody. Whether due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions/lockdowns upending our concept of “normal” to all of those who...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You’ll Think of Classics from Queen, the Beatles and Ramones Differently After Watching Them Performed by a Zen Buddhist Monk
April 16, 2020
You’ll Think of Classics from Queen, the Beatles and Ramones Differently After Watching Them Performed by a Zen Buddhist Monk

He’s referred to as ‘The chanting, rollerblading monk at the Met’ in a 2007 New York Times profile, and Kazutaka Yamada has a lot to offer in terms of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Ramones’ Seminal Debut Album, ‘Ramones,’ Came Out This Week in 1976
April 24, 2019
The Ramones’ Seminal Debut Album, ‘Ramones,’ Came Out This Week in 1976

A sound emanated from the grimy streets of New York City this week, 43 years ago. On April 23, 1976, a group of leather-jacketed punkers calling themselves the Ramones burst...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God Rocks a Semi-Truck in its New Video for Pulverizing Single, “Nevermore”; ‘Omens’ Out 10/7
June 13, 2022
Lamb of God Rocks a Semi-Truck in its New Video for Pulverizing Single, “Nevermore”; ‘Omens’ Out 10/7

Last week, long-running heavy metal outfit Lamb of God announced its return with news of a new album, Omens, as well as a North American tour for the fall. A...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God: New Album ‘Omens’ Arrives in October; U.S. Headlining Tour Announced
June 8, 2022
Lamb of God: New Album ‘Omens’ Arrives in October; U.S. Headlining Tour Announced

On Oct. 7, pummeling heavy metal veterans Lamb of God will return with a new record titled Omens. The news was officially announced this week and came after a series...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Rocks the Forum, Covers Foo Fighters in Emotional Taylor Hawkins Tribute (“He Lived His Life to the Fullest, We Just Want More of It”)
May 9, 2022
Pearl Jam Rocks the Forum, Covers Foo Fighters in Emotional Taylor Hawkins Tribute (“He Lived His Life to the Fullest, We Just Want More of It”)

There was a moment onstage at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles this past Saturday night, May 7, when Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder found himself at a loss...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Premiere: Mickey Leigh’s Mutated Music Debuts “I Got a Message for You” Video
April 5, 2022
Premiere: Mickey Leigh’s Mutated Music Debuts “I Got a Message for You” Video

Mickey Leigh’s Mutated Music is the garage-punk project helmed by Mickey Leigh, brother of late Ramones singer Joey Ramone. Leigh recently released his solo debut record, Variants of Vibe, back...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Rock Covers from Women
January 10, 2022
Top 11 Rock Covers from Women

Rock Cellar contributor Emily Herring makes her debut with her picks for the Top 11 Rock Covers from Women. 11. Ella Fitzgerald — “Can’t Buy Me Love” (The Beatles) In March...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 New Year’s Resolution Songs
December 29, 2021
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 come up with the Top 11 songs about bad habits you should resolve to change this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin Close #HanukkahSessions 2021 with The Clash & KISS (Watch the Whole Series)
December 6, 2021
Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin Close #HanukkahSessions 2021 with The Clash & KISS (Watch the Whole Series)

Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin wrapped up their #HanukkahSessions series with a bang -- here's a recap of eight crazy nights of musical magic.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin #HanukkahSessions 2021 Night Five: Amy Winehouse “Take the Box,” ft. Dave’s Daughter Violet Grohl on Lead Vocals
December 2, 2021
Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin #HanukkahSessions 2021 Night Five: Amy Winehouse “Take the Box,” ft. Dave’s Daughter Violet Grohl on Lead Vocals

For Night Five of Hanukkah tonight, Dec. 2, Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin premiered the latest chapter in their #HanukkahSessions series of covers paying tribute to notable songs from Jewish...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin #HanukkahSessions 2021 Night Four: Van Halen “Jump,” in Honor of David Lee Roth
December 1, 2021
Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin #HanukkahSessions 2021 Night Four: Van Halen “Jump,” in Honor of David Lee Roth

The fourth night of Hanukkah is tonight, Dec. 1, and that means a fourth music video for the #HanukkahSessions, the ongoing Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin series of songs paying...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin #HanukkahSessions 2021 Night Three: Barry Manilow’s “Copacabana,” with Retro Video
December 1, 2021
Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin #HanukkahSessions 2021 Night Three: Barry Manilow’s “Copacabana,” with Retro Video

For Night Three of their #HanukkahSessions series of covers of songs made famous by Jewish artists, Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin put together a deliciously campy exercise in vintage ’70s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | “We Never Tried to Fit in With What Was Happening Around Us”: Violent Femmes’ Brian Ritchie on 30 Years of ‘Why Do Birds Sing?’ and the Femmes’ Legacy
October 28, 2021
“We Never Tried to Fit in With What Was Happening Around Us”: Violent Femmes’ Brian Ritchie on 30 Years of ‘Why Do Birds Sing?’ and the Femmes’ Legacy

During the 1980s, Violent Femmes created one of alternative rock’s most instantly recognizable intros with “Blister in the Sun,” a song that remains a classic decades later. Yet longtime fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Bring Rock Back to the Forum in LA with Marathon Gig ft. Nandi Bushell and a Charlie Watts Tribute
August 27, 2021
Foo Fighters Bring Rock Back to the Forum in LA with Marathon Gig ft. Nandi Bushell and a Charlie Watts Tribute

“I … I’m a one-way motorway,” sang Dave Grohl, slowly, with the lights dimmed at the Forum in Los Angeles on Thursday night, the gathered masses anticipating something great from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pete Davidson (‘SNL’) to Portray Joey Ramone in New Netflix Biopic ‘I Slept with Joey Ramone’
April 16, 2021
Pete Davidson (‘SNL’) to Portray Joey Ramone in New Netflix Biopic ‘I Slept with Joey Ramone’

Joey Ramone was a singular presence, a punk rock icon thanks to his body of work with the band Ramones and the legacy the NYC ensemble left behind — and...

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 | Top 11 Songs About Growing Old
November 13, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Growing Old

For our latest Top 11 list, writer Frank Mastropolo selects some of the most notable songs about that inevitability of life: growing old.  Older people shouldn’t eat health food, they need...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Long Ryders release “Down to the Well” single
September 20, 2020
The Long Ryders release “Down to the Well” single

In the late 1980s The Long Ryders were in the center of Los Angeles’ “Paisley Underground” scene – a 1960s-influenced jangle-rock era that included The Bangles, The Dream Syndicate, The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Chris Carter, Host of ‘The Beatles Top 50 All-Time Favorite Songs’ Live Stream 9/5, Reflects on His Life in Music, Film, Broadcasting and ‘Breakfast With The Beatles’
September 1, 2020
Chris Carter, Host of ‘The Beatles Top 50 All-Time Favorite Songs’ Live Stream 9/5, Reflects on His Life in Music, Film, Broadcasting and ‘Breakfast With The Beatles’

Chris Carter is a noted radio personality and host of the long-running program Breakfast with The Beatles, in addition to an abundance of other projects and work over the years...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Documentary about CREEM Magazine Available Now (Watch a Trailer)
August 8, 2020
New Documentary about CREEM Magazine Available Now (Watch a Trailer)

Remember CREEM Magazine? There’s a brand new documentary out now telling the magazine’s story, from filmmaker Scott Crawford.  Here’s a nice trailer: $9.99 unlocks the stream of the entire film,...

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...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram
July 22, 2020
Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram

We’re all looking for distractions these days, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its stranglehold on all we hold dear. All that scrolling through your Instagram feed can be taxing on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next on #MetallicaMondays: Watch ‘Master of Puppets’ Performed Front-To-Back from 2006 (on YouTube 7/20)
July 20, 2020
Next on #MetallicaMondays: Watch ‘Master of Puppets’ Performed Front-To-Back from 2006 (on YouTube 7/20)

Master of Puppets is one of the crowning achievements of the vast catalog of music unleashed by Metallica over the years — and in 2006, the thrash/metal band staged an...

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 | Bono Wrote  Fan Letters to 60 of His Musical Heroes for His 60th Birthday and it’s Great
May 15, 2020
Bono Wrote Fan Letters to 60 of His Musical Heroes for His 60th Birthday and it’s Great

Bono, the man known as Paul David Hewson in another life, celebrated his 60th birthday on May 10 — and boy, did the man known for bombast and passion with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Doctors
April 15, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Doctors

“My doctor told me to stop having in,timate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” – Orson Welles “Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)” by Robert Palmer...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ (As Shared by Mick Fleetwood) and Other Classic Album Covers Reimagined for Social Distancing
March 25, 2020
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ (As Shared by Mick Fleetwood) and Other Classic Album Covers Reimagined for Social Distancing

The current stipulations and guidelines in place regarding social distancing and the committed effort we must all make in order to beat the coronavirus pandemic have thrown a wrench into...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Blondie, and Photography, Through the Lens (and Memories) of Chris Stein (Q&A)
January 14, 2019
Blondie, and Photography, Through the Lens (and Memories) of Chris Stein (Q&A)

Chris Stein photo (Shepard Fairey) Chris Stein cut his teeth 40 years ago as a co-founder and guitarist for the band Blondie, and via his songwriting partnership with Debbie Harry,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Anti-Labor Day Anti-Work Songs
August 31, 2018
Top 11 Anti-Labor Day Anti-Work Songs

Note: This piece originally ran in time for Labor Day 2012. Since 1894, when Madonna was just a toddler, the U.S. has celebrated Labor Day – …a yearly national tribute...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Classic Punk Rock Songs
August 19, 2018
Top 11 Classic Punk Rock Songs

“Punk rock was the tsunami that threatened to drown us all in 1977.” – Pete Townshend “Kick Out the Jams” by the MC5 “Kick Out the Jams” is the title...

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 | Turn Me On: Catfish and the Bottlemen
July 27, 2016
Turn Me On: Catfish and the Bottlemen

This month, KCSN 88.5’s Jim Nelson spotlights Catfish and the Bottlemen for our Turn Me On category… Somewhere in Sydney, Australia, there’s a busker who directly impacted the name of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top
July 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Billy Gibbons and ZZ Top

Every day now for two weeks, I heard the song rise from what must have been a pair of seriously-powered speakers the size of refrigerators. Floating out over the hills...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt
December 8, 2015
A Few Questions With … Songwriter/Composer John Pratt

John Pratt has been doing his thing for decades. Whether in his 1980s rock bands or putting his stamp on TV programs with his score work, Pratt has been an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)
June 4, 2013
Turtle Talk with Howard Kaylan (Interview)

An exclusive interview with founding member of the Turtles - on his career and his new book 'Shell Shocked'.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Photos of Iconic Rock and Roll Statues
March 4, 2013
Photos of Iconic Rock and Roll Statues

It used to be that only politicians and war heroes were immortalized on statues that honored their accomplishments. So it’s a good thing that today you’re more likely to see...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Meccas of NYC: What Are They Now?
February 4, 2013
Rock Meccas of NYC: What Are They Now?

In the 1960s, New York City was the center of the recording industry and home to a wealth of small clubs and theaters that hosted the cream of rock music....

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians
October 4, 2011
The Visual Art of 9 Famous Musicians

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...