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Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart Shares “Touchline” Video, Dedicated to His Late Father; North American Tour On Now
June 17, 2022
Rod Stewart Shares “Touchline” Video, Dedicated to His Late Father; North American Tour On Now

Sir Rod Stewart launched his North American summer tour with special guest Cheap Trick this week — and with Father’s Day just around the corner, the legendary singer made a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carmine Appice Q&A:  Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Jeff Beck and Instrumental LP ‘Energy Overload’
June 13, 2022
Carmine Appice Q&A: Vanilla Fudge, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Jeff Beck and Instrumental LP ‘Energy Overload’

Drummer Carmine Appice burst on the rock scene in 1967 when Vanilla Fudge, with singer-keyboardist Mark Stein, guitarist Vince Martell and bassist Tim Bogert, had a Top 10 hit with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart Sets 2022 Summer Tour with Special Guests Cheap Trick — 38 Shows Across North America
February 16, 2022
Rod Stewart Sets 2022 Summer Tour with Special Guests Cheap Trick — 38 Shows Across North America

Sir Rod Stewart recently announced a massive tour set for this summer, which will take the legendary singer/songwriter out on the road across North America with special guests Cheap Trick...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Rod Stewart Returns with Loose, Lively New Album ‘The Tears of Hercules’ (Listen)
November 12, 2021
Out Now: Rod Stewart Returns with Loose, Lively New Album ‘The Tears of Hercules’ (Listen)

Even at age 76, Sir Rod Stewart is still out there doing his thing — and today, Nov. 12, the legendary singer/songwriter is back with The Tears of Hercules, a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart Shares Exuberant, Feel-Good Music Video for “I Can’t Imagine,” New LP ‘The Tears of Hercules’ Out 11/12
November 5, 2021
Rod Stewart Shares Exuberant, Feel-Good Music Video for “I Can’t Imagine,” New LP ‘The Tears of Hercules’ Out 11/12

Next Friday, Nov. 12, the legendary Rod Stewart will add to his iconic catalog of music with The Tears of Hercules, a new studio album featuring 12 new songs, nine of them penned by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Rod Stewart’s Upbeat Video for “One More Time,” New Album ‘The Tears of Hercules’ Due 11/12 (Pre-Order)
September 16, 2021
Watch Rod Stewart’s Upbeat Video for “One More Time,” New Album ‘The Tears of Hercules’ Due 11/12 (Pre-Order)

On Nov. 12, the legendary Rod Stewart will add to his iconic catalog of music with The Tears of Hercules, a new studio album featuring 12 new songs, nine of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood Says He, Rod Stewart and Kenney Jones ‘Have Been Recording Some New Faces Music’
July 20, 2021
Ronnie Wood Says He, Rod Stewart and Kenney Jones ‘Have Been Recording Some New Faces Music’

In a new interview with The Times regarding how he’s been keeping busy lately, Ronnie Wood dropped a few interesting tidbits of information: namely, that he and his Faces band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY (CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a Rod Stewart ‘1975-1978’ 5-LP Box Set
June 1, 2021
GIVEAWAY (CLOSED): Enter for a Chance to Win a Rod Stewart ‘1975-1978’ 5-LP Box Set

The entry period is now closed. Thank you! On June 4, some of the early albums recorded by singer Rod Stewart will be commemorated as part of a new 5-LP...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart ‘1975-1978’ LP Box Set Giveaway Terms & Conditions
May 27, 2021
Rod Stewart ‘1975-1978’ LP Box Set Giveaway Terms & Conditions

‘Rod Stewart ‘1975-1978’ LP Box Set Giveaway ” Official Rules NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart ‘1975-1978’ 5-LP Box Set Coming 6/4, ft. His First Four Warner Bros. Albums (Pre-Order)
April 15, 2021
Rod Stewart ‘1975-1978’ 5-LP Box Set Coming 6/4, ft. His First Four Warner Bros. Albums (Pre-Order)

When Rod Stewart moved to the United States and inked a record deal with Warner Bros. Records, it marked a significant point in his heralded career — and on June...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick Announce Summer North American Tour
January 7, 2020
Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick Announce Summer North American Tour

Two established Rock and Roll Hall of Fame institutions will team up this summer, when Rod Stewart and Cheap Trick will head out on a big North American tour together....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’ (Listen)
November 22, 2019
Out Now: ‘You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’ (Listen)

You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Ochestra is a special release from the iconic artist, and it’s available now. The collection brings together some of Sir...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams to Appear on Robbie Williams’ First-Ever Holiday Album ‘The Christmas Present,’ Out Nov. 22
October 18, 2019
Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams to Appear on Robbie Williams’ First-Ever Holiday Album ‘The Christmas Present,’ Out Nov. 22

English pop star Robbie Williams has done quite a bit over the years, amassing international fame first as a member of the boy band Take That before launching a solo...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,’ Recorded at Abbey Road, Out Nov. 22
September 18, 2019
‘You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,’ Recorded at Abbey Road, Out Nov. 22

A big week of announcements for Rod Stewart grew even bigger on Wednesday, when the legendary singer announced a special album titled You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart with the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rod Stewart Is Cancer-Free After a Non-Publicized Diagnosis Three Years Ago
September 17, 2019
Rod Stewart Is Cancer-Free After a Non-Publicized Diagnosis Three Years Ago

Rod Stewart recently dropped a bit of news folks weren’t exactly expecting: He’s cancer-free, after beating diagnosed with prostate cancer three years ago. This came as a bit of a surprise...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sir Rod Stewart Received Knighthood by the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday
October 11, 2016
Sir Rod Stewart Received Knighthood by the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday

How’s your week going? Rod Stewart‘s is going pretty well, especially after he found himself in royal company at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday afternoon — as he was knighted by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stewart Copeland on ‘The Police: Around the World’ Reissue, Writing Operas and the Pull of Nostalgia
June 13, 2022
Stewart Copeland on ‘The Police: Around the World’ Reissue, Writing Operas and the Pull of Nostalgia

Back in the fall of 1978, a little-known trio called The Police landed on US shores, winning over exceedingly small audiences in clubs in New York City, Philadelphia and Boston....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall Shares Unreleased Video of “Here Comes The Rain Again” ft. Dave Stewart; ‘BeforeAfter’ Out 4/1
February 28, 2022
Daryl Hall Shares Unreleased Video of “Here Comes The Rain Again” ft. Dave Stewart; ‘BeforeAfter’ Out 4/1

On April 1, Daryl Hall will release BeforeAfter, a special retrospective collecting 30 recordings spanning each of his five solo records outside his work with John Oates, as well as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings (Plus Benmont Tench/Stewart Copeland) Trace Rock & Roll History in LA
February 28, 2022
Recap: Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings (Plus Benmont Tench/Stewart Copeland) Trace Rock & Roll History in LA

It was easy to feel overwhelmed by the level of talent assembled on stage at Friday night’s Eddie Vedder and the Earthlings concert at the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tonight 11/18: Stand Up for Heroes Live Stream: Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, Prince Harry & More, Hosted by Jon Stewart
November 18, 2020
Tonight 11/18: Stand Up for Heroes Live Stream: Springsteen, Sheryl Crow, Prince Harry & More, Hosted by Jon Stewart

For the first time in its 14-year history, Stand Up for Heroes, an annual production featuring the best and brightest names in music and comedy, will take place virtually. Set...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Shares ‘Show Them the Way,’ Featuring Dave Grohl and Dave Stewart (and a Cameron Crowe-Directed Video)
October 9, 2020
Stevie Nicks Shares ‘Show Them the Way,’ Featuring Dave Grohl and Dave Stewart (and a Cameron Crowe-Directed Video)

Stevie Nicks has premiered a new song titled “Show Them the Way,” the legendary singer/songwriter‘s first solo single in six years. In fashion befitting a song from an icon as...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Need Something to Watch? RockCellarTV: Intimate Music Interviews with Ringo Starr, Todd Rundgren, Stewart Copeland, Steve Lukather, Judy Collins, Gene Simmons, Mike Love and More
April 7, 2020
Need Something to Watch? RockCellarTV: Intimate Music Interviews with Ringo Starr, Todd Rundgren, Stewart Copeland, Steve Lukather, Judy Collins, Gene Simmons, Mike Love and More

The challenge of finding that perfect thing to watch can be difficult — and with everybody at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, the options can seem limitless. A million...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Home Movies to a Snapshot of the Police’s Heyday: Stewart Copeland Discusses ‘Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out’
June 5, 2019
From Home Movies to a Snapshot of the Police’s Heyday: Stewart Copeland Discusses ‘Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out’

Stewart Copeland is always game for an intellectually-stimulating conversation. He’s proved it time and time again over the years, and roughly a year after he was featured on these pages...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Rodgers: Forever a ‘Free Spirit’ (The Interview)
July 12, 2018
Paul Rodgers: Forever a ‘Free Spirit’ (The Interview)

Recorded at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Free Spirit – Celebrating The Music of Free, the new CD/DVD from legendary singer Paul Rodgers finds the master rock stylist revisiting the catalog...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RockCellarTV: One-On-One with Stewart Copeland of the Police
July 12, 2018
RockCellarTV: One-On-One with Stewart Copeland of the Police

From July 16-22, HDNET Movies will air Classic Rock Week, a run of 19 music documentaries hosted and narrated by Stewart Copeland — legendary drummer of the Police and a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Not Fade Away: An Interview With Studio Engineer and Producer Andy Johns
April 16, 2013
Not Fade Away: An Interview With Studio Engineer and Producer Andy Johns

As the rock world mourns his death, perhaps his own words would be best at this time: hence, this interview with Johns, which was conducted prior to his untimely passing.

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jon Stewart to hold Q&A with Remaining Nirvana Members, Butch Vig  on Anniversary of "Nevermind"
August 29, 2011
Jon Stewart to hold Q&A with Remaining Nirvana Members, Butch Vig on Anniversary of "Nevermind"

On September 24th, former Nirvana band members Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl will join Nevermind producer Butch Vig for a Q&A session hosted by  host Jon Stewart. Sure to please...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best Of Blue
October 8, 2020
Best Of Blue

This new album Best of Blue, produced by Amanda, is the perfect platform for her to be at her best, authentically in her roots and style (late 60s / early 70s, rock/soul/blues).Co-produced by Fuzzbee Morse and Steve Sykes (engineer for Mike Chapman, Rod Stewart, Smokey Robinson). The musicians on the album include Fuzzbee Morse, Chad Watson,Phil Jones, Steve Sykes, Paul Briggs, Lisa Frazier and mastered by Peter Doell. Recorded in Los Angeles, CA.

Rock Cellar Magazine | June 2022 Issue
June 13, 2022
June 2022 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our June 2022 features. Stewart Copeland on ‘The Police: Around the World’ Reissue, Writing Operas and the Pull of Nostalgia  Randy Bachman & Tal...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Toto’s David Paich Shares Epic New Track “Spirit of the Moonrise”; Solo Debut ‘Forgotten Toys’ Out 8/19
June 9, 2022
Toto’s David Paich Shares Epic New Track “Spirit of the Moonrise”; Solo Debut ‘Forgotten Toys’ Out 8/19

On Aug. 19, David Paich of Toto will unveil his first solo album, Forgotten Toys. It marks a major moment in Paich’s iconic career, which has stretched across decades and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Black Crowes Release ‘1972,’ a New EP ft. Covers of Rolling Stones, T. Rex, Bowie and More
May 6, 2022
The Black Crowes Release ‘1972,’ a New EP ft. Covers of Rolling Stones, T. Rex, Bowie and More

If you’ve ever heard a song by The Black Crowes — and you definitely have, by now — their love of what came before is evident, their roots in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ann Wilson: On New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss,’ Weather Preparedness PSAs & Heart’s 50th Anniversary (Interview)
April 11, 2022
Ann Wilson: On New Solo LP ‘Fierce Bliss,’ Weather Preparedness PSAs & Heart’s 50th Anniversary (Interview)

Ann Wilson, who alongside her sister, Nancy Wilson, burst onto the scene with Heart and cast an unmatched legacy for decades, will release her latest solo album, Fierce Bliss, on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gilbert O’Sullivan Q&A: On His First U.S. Tour in Nearly 50 Years(!), a ‘Good Song’ vs. a ‘Hit’ and Beyond
March 1, 2022
Gilbert O’Sullivan Q&A: On His First U.S. Tour in Nearly 50 Years(!), a ‘Good Song’ vs. a ‘Hit’ and Beyond

Boasting classic hits such as “Alone Again (Naturally),” “Get Down,” “Out Of The Question” and “Clair,” anybody with an ear tuned to the wondrous songs blasting out on AM radio...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021
December 29, 2021
A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2021

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2022 (and hopefully a return to more of a “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic has rendered...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Versatile Bassist/Studio Legend Phil Chen: 1946-2021
December 15, 2021
Rest in Peace, Versatile Bassist/Studio Legend Phil Chen: 1946-2021

Phil Chen, a renowned bassist and studio legend revered in the music industry, has died at 75 after a fight with cancer.

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth Says He’s Retiring After Las Vegas Residency: ‘I Am Throwing in the Shoes’
October 4, 2021
David Lee Roth Says He’s Retiring After Las Vegas Residency: ‘I Am Throwing in the Shoes’

Last week, David Lee Roth revealed plans for a short residency at the House of Blues in Las Vegas — and, apparently, they’ll mark his final live performances, at least...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Lee Roth Sets Las Vegas Residency at House of Blues Starting on New Year’s Eve
September 28, 2021
David Lee Roth Sets Las Vegas Residency at House of Blues Starting on New Year’s Eve

This New Year’s Eve, David Lee Roth will make his return to Las Vegas for a limited engagement residency at the House of Blues. Announced this week, the reunion between...

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 | Gene Simmons Apologizes to David Lee Roth for Perceived Slight: “I Am Ashamed That I Hurt His Feelings”
August 25, 2021
Gene Simmons Apologizes to David Lee Roth for Perceived Slight: “I Am Ashamed That I Hurt His Feelings”

Gene Simmons is sorry — and he’d like David Lee Roth to know that. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone in which the KISS figurehead discussed his band’s late...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Keyboardist/Vocalist Mike Finnigan (Jimi Hendrix, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Cocker, More): 1945-2021
August 12, 2021
Rest in Peace, Keyboardist/Vocalist Mike Finnigan (Jimi Hendrix, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Cocker, More): 1945-2021

Mike Finnigan, an acclaimed studio/touring musician known for his work with the Hammond B3 organ and for recording stints with acts including Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker and many others, passed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Singer/Songwriter/Entertainer Cara Lee Recording Debut Album in Nashville (w/ IndieGogo Campaign), Touring with Peter Asher & Company
June 29, 2021
Singer/Songwriter/Entertainer Cara Lee Recording Debut Album in Nashville (w/ IndieGogo Campaign), Touring with Peter Asher & Company

Cara Lee is a Toronto-born singer/songwriter/entertainer who’s been wowing audiences with her powerful and soulful voice since she was 17. She’s toured with her own rock and roll bands and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Cropper Q&A: On Working with Otis Redding, His New Album ‘Fire It Up’ (Out Now!) and Beyond
April 23, 2021
Steve Cropper Q&A: On Working with Otis Redding, His New Album ‘Fire It Up’ (Out Now!) and Beyond

Steve Cropper is a certifiable rock and roll legend. After cutting his teeth as part of the early-60s R&B band the Mar-Keys, Cropper found stardom as part of the backbone...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Long Out-Of-Print ‘Sam Cooke: Legend’ Documentary Being Reissued 4/30 via ABKCO Films (Pre-Order)
March 18, 2021
Long Out-Of-Print ‘Sam Cooke: Legend’ Documentary Being Reissued 4/30 via ABKCO Films (Pre-Order)

In 2003, a documentary film chronicling the life and career of Sam Cooke was released — and with Cooke on folks’ minds lately thanks to Regina King’s acclaimed film One...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)
March 11, 2021
Paul Stanley: On His New Album with Soul Station and the ‘Perfect Imperfection’ of Soul/R&B (The Interview)

Paul Stanley gets “souled out” with his spectacular 15-piece band Soul Station on their debut album Now and Then, which is out on March 19. While it may come as...

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 | Bonnie Tyler Talks ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart,’ Miley Cyrus, TikTok, the’ 80s, Desmond Child and Believing ‘The Best Is Yet to Come’
February 25, 2021
Bonnie Tyler Talks ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart,’ Miley Cyrus, TikTok, the’ 80s, Desmond Child and Believing ‘The Best Is Yet to Come’

The Best Is Yet to Come, the vibrant new album from Bonnie Tyler, is bolstered by dramatic, full-bodied vocals, synths, and some rock guitar solos. Those same elements helped propel...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)
October 25, 2020
Reappraising Paul Weller’s The Style Council (New Best-Of and Sky Arts Documentary Out Now)

“When I do look back, that was the most fun I ever had in my career,” Paul Weller told me earlier this spring about his days in the Style Council,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Auger Q&A: Jazz Rock, Playing with Jimi Hendrix + Paul McCartney and His New ‘Introspection’ Box Set
September 16, 2020
Brian Auger Q&A: Jazz Rock, Playing with Jimi Hendrix + Paul McCartney and His New ‘Introspection’ Box Set

Brian Auger may not be a household name to those who consider themselves music lovers, but if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that this illustrious British-born octogenarian, musician,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 4 (Memories of Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan and More)
September 3, 2020
Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 4 (Memories of Jimi Hendrix, Steely Dan and More)

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their favorite...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ronnie Wood Documentary: Preview ‘Somebody Up There Likes Me,’ in ‘Virtual Cinemas’ 9/18 (Pre-Order on Blu-ray)
August 27, 2020
Ronnie Wood Documentary: Preview ‘Somebody Up There Likes Me,’ in ‘Virtual Cinemas’ 9/18 (Pre-Order on Blu-ray)

Ronnie Wood has lived quite a life. From the Faces to the Jeff Beck Group and, of course, the Rolling Stones, Wood has entertained the masses for decades as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era
August 18, 2020
Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era

Franke Previte is an acclaimed singer/songwriter whose work with Franke and the Knockouts achieved success in the 1980s before he co-wrote the Dirty Dancing anthems “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life,” “Hungry Eyes,” which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘One World,’ a Global Charity Recording Project Launched By Award-Winning Songwriter Franke Previte (Listen)
July 1, 2020
Out Now: ‘One World,’ a Global Charity Recording Project Launched By Award-Winning Songwriter Franke Previte (Listen)

Franke Previte is an acclaimed singer/songwriter whose work with Franke and the Knockouts achieved success in the 1980s before he co-wrote the Dirty Dancing anthems “(I’ve Had) The Time of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Part 2: Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Gigs They’ve Seen (Memories from Rick Springfield, Gene Simmons, Eric Carmen, More)
June 10, 2020
Part 2: Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Gigs They’ve Seen (Memories from Rick Springfield, Gene Simmons, Eric Carmen, More)

With a return to live concerts unlikely for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Joe Perry and Aerosmith, Before and After Getting Clean
March 12, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Joe Perry and Aerosmith, Before and After Getting Clean

For this month’s Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen recalls various encounters with Joe Perry and Aerosmith at disparate points in the band’s career — first as a fledgling guitar god,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Clark on the Incredible Heights Reached by the Dave Clark Five (Q&A)
February 13, 2020
Dave Clark on the Incredible Heights Reached by the Dave Clark Five (Q&A)

Rivaling the mighty Beatles in popularity in the mid-60s, The Dave Clark Five records exploded like an atom bomb detonating out of the speakers. Songs like “Glad All Over,” “Bits...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Prepping for the End of the World with Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter
November 14, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Prepping for the End of the World with Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter

In this latest Behind the Curtain entry, Steve Rosen recounts an unexpectedly serious chat with Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, then of the Doobie Brothers, all about survival.  Imagine the world is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steven Van Zandt Discusses the Return of Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, His Love of Motown and More (The Interview)
May 6, 2019
Steven Van Zandt Discusses the Return of Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, His Love of Motown and More (The Interview)

Guitar player, songwriter, producer, actor, political activist and lord of his own music radio kingdom with Sirius XM’s Little Steven’s Underground Garage, Jersey’s finest, Steven Van Zandt, is an artist...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)
January 14, 2019
Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)

Todd Rundgren (Photo: Jean Lannen) Todd Rundgren’s long awaited autobiography The Individualist bears a title apt for a musical iconoclast who has steered his 50 year career with stubborn independence and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Question Songs
January 14, 2019
Top 11 Question Songs

“A guy gave me a job at an information booth – no questions asked.” – Jay London “Questions 67 and 68” by Chicago “Questions 67 and 68” was written by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Willie’s Reserve: Willie Nelson’s Cannabis is at the Forefront of a Growing Industry
October 11, 2018
Willie’s Reserve: Willie Nelson’s Cannabis is at the Forefront of a Growing Industry

“When we get to New York you’ll have to come visit me on the tour bus,” Willie Nelson said, when I told him how disappointed I was to be interviewing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Beck: On Building His First Guitar and Why He’s Not a Fan of Tapping
July 12, 2018
Jeff Beck: On Building His First Guitar and Why He’s Not a Fan of Tapping

Jeff Beck is busy. The man who boasts everyone from Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page to David Gilmour, Joe Perry and Slash amongst his most ardent fans, is slinging his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Small Faces’ Landmark Concept Album Turns 50: ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake’ and the Beginning of the End of an Unsung Band
June 14, 2018
The Small Faces’ Landmark Concept Album Turns 50: ‘Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake’ and the Beginning of the End of an Unsung Band

“We should have gone to America, and we wanted to go to America, but we’d had a drug bust, so we couldn’t go,” the Small Faces’ drummer Kenney Jones told...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roger Daltrey on His New Solo Album, The Personal Power of ‘Tommy,’ The Who’s Originality and More (The Interview)
June 14, 2018
Roger Daltrey on His New Solo Album, The Personal Power of ‘Tommy,’ The Who’s Originality and More (The Interview)

Listening to the Who’s debut 1965 album, My Generation, and the new Roger Daltrey solo album, As Long As I Have You, with a mere 55 years in between, one can hear the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The ‘Power of Peace’ with Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana and the Isley Brothers: The Interview
August 10, 2017
The ‘Power of Peace’ with Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana and the Isley Brothers: The Interview

Given the tumult churning around in our nation, Power Of Peace, the new collaborative project between Carlos Santana and The Isley Brothers (Ronald and Ernie) offers the perfect musical salvo in reaction to seemingly insurmountable...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 73rd Birthday to Legendary Guitarist Albert Lee!
December 21, 2016
Happy 73rd Birthday to Legendary Guitarist Albert Lee!

We at Rock Cellar would like to extend a very happy and healthy 73rd birthday legendary British guitarist Albert Lee! Albert is known for his fingerstyle and hybrid picking technique and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: David Lindley
December 9, 2016
Behind the Curtain: David Lindley

There’s an old saying about traveling to the beat of your own drummer. Taking the road less walked upon. Following your own muse. Making up your own rules. Writing your...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Eric Clapton, Others Named in $5 Million Lawsuit over Unplugged “Corrine, Corrina”
October 27, 2016
Eric Clapton, Others Named in $5 Million Lawsuit over Unplugged “Corrine, Corrina”

Eric Clapton, the Warner Music Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, EMI Mills Music Inc., Rhino Entertainment, Viacom, Folkways Music Publishers, Hal Leonard LLC, and J.W. Pepper & Sons have each been...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS' Legacy and Paul McCartney's Influence
October 7, 2016
Gene Simmons Q&A: Career Endurance, KISS' Legacy and Paul McCartney's Influence

Outspoken and brash, arrogant and opinionated, profane and vulgar, supremely narcissistic and sexist, are among the colorful descriptions both the public and media foist at KISS’ founding member Gene Simmons....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac, Blues and Chemistry: The Mick Fleetwood Interview
September 8, 2016
Fleetwood Mac, Blues and Chemistry: The Mick Fleetwood Interview

Long before Fleetwood Mac owned the Billboard record charts for years in the mid to late ’70s with a string of mega-selling albums/singles culled from the albums Fleetwood Mac, Rumours and Tusk, their formative sound was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Getting Mick Ronson to Open Up
September 8, 2016
Behind the Curtain: Getting Mick Ronson to Open Up

When you think of the iconic guitar players who rocked a Les Paul and Marshall to create tones that fans still talk about to this day, certain names always come...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Beck: The Interview
July 8, 2016
Jeff Beck: The Interview

“I guess it’s my sense of inquisitiveness and maybe boredom, a mixture of the two. I always look for tomorrow in today. Whoever’s involved with my music at the time,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Time for A 'Reunion': Q&A with Whitford/St. Holmes
June 7, 2016
Time for A 'Reunion': Q&A with Whitford/St. Holmes

By the early ’80s, guitarist Brad Whitford and lead singer/guitarist Derek St. Holmes, members of Aerosmith and Ted Nugent respectively, had departed from their classic bands and were forging out...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Jeff Beck at the Riot House
September 4, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Jeff Beck at the Riot House

The latest installment in our Behind the Curtain category, journalist Steve Rosen recounts his fateful encounter with legendary guitarist Jeff Beck. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The drive from my guesthouse/cottage in the hills...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Tracking Down Keith Moon
June 6, 2014
Behind the Curtain: Tracking Down Keith Moon

Nothing could have prepared me that day for meeting Keith Moon. His nickname was Moon the Loon and for good reason — Keith John Moon, born on August 23, 1946,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Heart of Ann Wilson
April 2, 2013
The Heart of Ann Wilson

With their chugging rhythms and soaring harmonies, Ann and Nancy Wilson’s band Heart topped ’70s and ’80s charts with hits like Barracuda, Magic Man, Crazy On You, Alone, These Dreams, and What About Love, selling...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gifts for Her
November 25, 2012
Gifts for Her

The Sound of Music Carrie Underwood $10.96 Earthly Body Skin & Hair Care Michael Buble Christmas $15.97 Rosemary Butler You Just Watch Me $12.99 Sterling Silver Electroform Leaf Necklace $45.00...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Martha Davis:  In Total Control
October 1, 2012
Martha Davis: In Total Control

Martha Davis strutted in heels onto the early new-wave scene in the late 1970s as part of The Motels – an intelligent, moody, yet still-catchy pop band. With her dark brunette...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Two Foo Fighters Play a Pizza Joint in Southern California (VIDEOS)
February 27, 2012
Watch Two Foo Fighters Play a Pizza Joint in Southern California (VIDEOS)

On Saturday night, Taylor Hawkins (drums) and Chris Shiflett (guitar) of the Foo Fighters played a fun set of cover songs at Rock & Roll Pizza at the Rack in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Laurence Juber Q&A: New Albums ‘Selected Blends’ and ‘Journey to My Heartland’ with Dan Foliart; Paul McCartney & Wings Memories
June 20, 2022
Laurence Juber Q&A: New Albums ‘Selected Blends’ and ‘Journey to My Heartland’ with Dan Foliart; Paul McCartney & Wings Memories

Laurence Juber is a guitarist’s guitar player. Equally adept at conjuring roaring and accomplished electric or intricate and exquisite acoustic guitar lines, he’s an in-demand session guitar player and an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Announce More Guests for Sold-Out Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts in London 9/3, Los Angeles 9/27
June 17, 2022
Foo Fighters Announce More Guests for Sold-Out Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts in London 9/3, Los Angeles 9/27

When the Foo Fighters first announced a pair of concert events meant to pay tribute to their late drummer, Taylor Hawkins, it ended a silence from the iconic rock band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘BeforeAfter,’ a New Career Retrospective from Daryl Hall; Tour with Todd Rundgren On Now
April 1, 2022
Out Now: ‘BeforeAfter,’ a New Career Retrospective from Daryl Hall; Tour with Todd Rundgren On Now

BeforeAfter is a special retrospective from Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer/songwriter Daryl Hall released today, April 1. Collecting 30 recordings spanning each of his five solo records outside...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall Expands 2022 Solo Tour with Todd Rundgren; Releasing ‘BeforeAfter’ 4/1
March 14, 2022
Daryl Hall Expands 2022 Solo Tour with Todd Rundgren; Releasing ‘BeforeAfter’ 4/1

This spring, Daryl Hall will hit the road for his first solo tour in a decade — and on Monday, Hall announced additional dates for the tour, which will feature...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Vibes Are Strong with “Like Exploding Stones,” a New Song/Video from Kurt Vile (New LP 4/15)
February 15, 2022
The Vibes Are Strong with “Like Exploding Stones,” a New Song/Video from Kurt Vile (New LP 4/15)

Kurt Vile has cultivated a strong presence and dedicated audience over the past few years with his brand of psychedelic, fuzzed-out guitar-based indie/rock — and on April 15, Vile will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2022 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 3/27 on ABC
February 8, 2022
2022 Academy Award Nominations Announced; Oscars Set for 3/27 on ABC

The official list of 2022 Academy Award nominations was unveiled early Tuesday, ahead of the 94th Oscars ceremony on Sunday, March 27, starting at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Daryl Hall: First-Ever Solo Retrospective ‘BeforeAfter,’ Tour with Todd Rundgren Coming in April
January 24, 2022
Daryl Hall: First-Ever Solo Retrospective ‘BeforeAfter,’ Tour with Todd Rundgren Coming in April

This spring, Daryl Hall will step out on his own for a special solo retrospective titled BeforeAfter. The release collects 30 recordings spanning each of his five solo records outside...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Drummer Gina Schock on Her New Book ‘Made in Hollywood: All Access with the Go-Go’s,’ Rock Hall of Fame Induction and Beyond
October 26, 2021
Drummer Gina Schock on Her New Book ‘Made in Hollywood: All Access with the Go-Go’s,’ Rock Hall of Fame Induction and Beyond

You may think you’ve stumbled into a time warp when you see how omnipresent The Go-Go’s have become in 2021. Formed as a punk band in 1978, the group —...

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 | Rest in Peace, Norm Macdonald: Comedian, Actor, ‘SNL’ Alum Dies at 61 After Private Cancer Battle
September 14, 2021
Rest in Peace, Norm Macdonald: Comedian, Actor, ‘SNL’ Alum Dies at 61 After Private Cancer Battle

Norm Macdonald, the popular comedian whose stint on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s (and specifically his hosted Weekend Update segments) has died at the age of 61 after a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Under the Volcano’: The Real-Life Rock & Roll History of George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat (Q&A with Filmmakers Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood)
September 9, 2021
‘Under the Volcano’: The Real-Life Rock & Roll History of George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat (Q&A with Filmmakers Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood)

Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood discuss their new documentary, Under the Volcano, telling the incredible tale of Sir George Martin’s AIR Studios Montserrat. What do you do when you’re in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Instrumental Rock Songs
April 16, 2021
Top 11 Instrumental Rock Songs

And now, our latest Top 11 entry from Frank Mastropolo chronicles some of the best instrumental rock songs ever laid to tape …  “I remember walking into a department store...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center
April 8, 2021
Ed Asner & Navah Paskowitz-Asner on Charitable Giving and the Efforts of The Ed Asner Family Center

“To those who have been given much, much is expected.” Jesus, Luke 12:48 In our celebrity-worshipping society, some public figures who have attained fame, wealth and power use their privileged position...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)
January 8, 2021
I’m Still Standing: Having Conquered Earth, Rick Wakeman Takes Prog-Rock into Outer Space with ‘The Red Planet’ (Q&A)

Rick Wakeman cemented his reputation as one of the godfathers of progressive rock after joining Yes in 1971. The keyboardist’s first album with the band, Fragile, included two staples of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | TONIGHT 12/8, 7 p.m. ET: Live Stream Event Honoring Tom Petty’s Music Videos & Premiere of ‘Something Could Happen’ Video
December 8, 2020
TONIGHT 12/8, 7 p.m. ET: Live Stream Event Honoring Tom Petty’s Music Videos & Premiere of ‘Something Could Happen’ Video

At 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT tonight, Dec. 8, a special live stream event will go up on the official Tom Petty YouTube channel honoring the late music icon‘s rich...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks Went Into ICU with Double Pneumonia After 2019 Rock Hall Induction; ’24 Karat Gold’ Film Hits VOD
October 27, 2020
Stevie Nicks Went Into ICU with Double Pneumonia After 2019 Rock Hall Induction; ’24 Karat Gold’ Film Hits VOD

In a new interview with Variety published on Oct. 25, Stevie Nicks opened up about a number of topics relevant to the legendary singer, who’s enjoyed a renewed interest in...

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

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

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Rusty Young of Poco (Plus Bonus Performance)
August 6, 2020
Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Rusty Young of Poco (Plus Bonus Performance)

Guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Rusty Young was an integral part of the rootsy Americana band Poco — and he’s also a masterful, engaging storyteller. Young was one of our marquee RockCellarTV interview subjects, and after...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Martin Barre of Jethro Tull (Plus Bonus Performance)
August 6, 2020
Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Martin Barre of Jethro Tull (Plus Bonus Performance)

The music of Jethro Tull would not have been as powerful and historic were it not for the guitar licks of Martin Barre, an accomplished six-string icon with an even...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Peter Case (Plus Bonus Performance)
August 6, 2020
Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Peter Case (Plus Bonus Performance)

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Peter Case is an esteemed rock and roll lifer, whose career has spanned genres, styles and decades. He was one of our earliest RockCellarTV interview subjects, and after a...

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 | Ringo Starr at 80: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer for His Birthday
July 7, 2020
Ringo Starr at 80: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer for His Birthday

Note: This piece originally ran in 2019, in honor of the 79th birthday of Ringo Starr. For his 80th on July 7, 2020, be sure to watch Ringo’s Big Birthday...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Gone With the Wind’ Returns to HBO Max with Disclaimer About How 1939 Film ‘Denies the Horrors of Slavery’
June 25, 2020
‘Gone With the Wind’ Returns to HBO Max with Disclaimer About How 1939 Film ‘Denies the Horrors of Slavery’

The classic 1939 film Gone With the Wind was pulled from the HBO Max streaming service on June 10 in the wake of protests and civil unrest stemming from the May...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About Fire
May 12, 2020
Top 11 Songs About Fire

“I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn’t park anywhere near the place.” – Steven Wright  Honorable Mention: “Play With Fire” by the Rolling Stones “Play With...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV with Singer/Songwriter Marshall Crenshaw
April 7, 2020
Exclusive RockCellarTV with Singer/Songwriter Marshall Crenshaw

Celebrated singer/songwriter Marshall Crenshaw was one of our earliest RockCellarTV interview subjects, and his wound up being a seven-part chat about his enduring career. After a bit of technical delays...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Grohl Launches @DavesTrueStories Instagram with a Tale of ‘Suburban Annihilation’ via Fireworks, Building a Basement Studio and His ‘Cat Lady Mom’
March 26, 2020
Dave Grohl Launches @DavesTrueStories Instagram with a Tale of ‘Suburban Annihilation’ via Fireworks, Building a Basement Studio and His ‘Cat Lady Mom’

If you know anything about Dave Grohl, it’s that the man just has to be busy. He usually keeps the Foo Fighters on the road throughout the year, every year,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Leslie Mendelson
March 18, 2020
Turn Me On: Singer/Songwriter Leslie Mendelson

In the past year, Leslie Mendelson has toured with Jackson Browne and opened twice for The Who at Madison Square Garden. This spring, Mendelson is releasing her third album, If...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The NAMM Show 2020: Highlights from Days 1 and 2
January 21, 2020
The NAMM Show 2020: Highlights from Days 1 and 2

Rock Cellar contributor George. A. Paul recalls some of the standout moments from his time at the NAMM Show 2020 this past weekend in Anaheim …  From new product innovations...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Add Bryan Adams’ New ‘Christmas EP’ to Your Holiday Cheer Playlist
November 15, 2019
Add Bryan Adams’ New ‘Christmas EP’ to Your Holiday Cheer Playlist

It’s the holiday season, soon — kind of — so it’s time for all the holiday albums to come out. On Friday, pop/rock icon Bryan Adams added to his catalog...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Robbie Williams Announces New Las Vegas Residency for Spring 2020
November 12, 2019
Robbie Williams Announces New Las Vegas Residency for Spring 2020

When English pop superstar Robbie Williams first announced plans for a residency in Las Vegas at the Encore Theatre at the Wynn in Spring 2019, it was a bit uncertain...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Ringo Starr’s Rollicking New Album ‘What’s My Name,’ Featuring Tons of His Friends as Special Guests
October 25, 2019
Hear Ringo Starr’s Rollicking New Album ‘What’s My Name,’ Featuring Tons of His Friends as Special Guests

He’s Ringo Starr — but on the off chance you didn’t know, he’d like to remind you. That’s why the record is titled What’s My Name, and it was released...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney and Joe Walsh’s Take on John Lennon’s ‘Grow Old With Me,’ from Ringo’s New LP Out 10/25
October 14, 2019
Hear Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney and Joe Walsh’s Take on John Lennon’s ‘Grow Old With Me,’ from Ringo’s New LP Out 10/25

On Oct. 25, Ringo Starr will add to his legacy of music with a new album, What’s My Name. The album, previewed recently with its title track, now has a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Colin Young of the Youngbloods, One-On-One: The RockCellarTV Interview/Performance
October 10, 2019
Jesse Colin Young of the Youngbloods, One-On-One: The RockCellarTV Interview/Performance

The impact of the musical contributions of Jesse Colin Young is undeniable. As a founding member of seminal 1960s band the Youngbloods, the songwriter/singer attained success and notoriety with their...

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 | Behind the Curtain: Andy Summers of the Police
October 10, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Andy Summers of the Police

When Andy Summers plays guitar, you imagine his fingers dancing on the fretboard in some mad choreography of echoes, reverbs, jazzy little ghost notes and hypnotic arpeggiated chords. Spinning, jumping...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You Haven’t Heard ‘Yello Submarine’ Until You’ve Seen Ringo Starr, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots Play It on Toy Instruments
September 25, 2019
You Haven’t Heard ‘Yello Submarine’ Until You’ve Seen Ringo Starr, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots Play It on Toy Instruments

Among the versatile canon of the Beatles‘ catalog, “Yellow Submarine” is perhaps the song most suited for children — its sing-songy verse structure and inescapably catchy melodies making it stand...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr Details New Album, ‘What’s My Name,’ Due Out Oct. 25, Premieres Title Track
September 13, 2019
Ringo Starr Details New Album, ‘What’s My Name,’ Due Out Oct. 25, Premieres Title Track

On Oct. 25, the iconic Ringo Starr will release his 20th proper solo studio album, What’s My Name. The famed Beatles drummer announced the news on Friday, and premiered its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Ringo Starr at 79: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer
July 11, 2019
Ringo Starr at 79: Peers, Colleagues and Musician Friends Toast the Legendary Beatles Drummer

While there are many acclaimed technical drummers in commercial rock music, Neil Peart of Rush, Stewart Copeland of The Police to name a few, Ringo Starr’s exceptional work as a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stevie Nicks: New Compilation ‘Stand Back: 1981-2017’ Coming 3/29 to Celebrate Her Second Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
February 22, 2019
Stevie Nicks: New Compilation ‘Stand Back: 1981-2017’ Coming 3/29 to Celebrate Her Second Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

The life and career of Stevie Nicks is almost mythical. From her pre-Fleetwood Mac days and the cherished Buckingham Nicks album recorded before she and Lindsey joined the band, which...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Graham Gouldman of 10cc: “The Beatles Permeated Everything We Did” (Interview)
January 14, 2019
Graham Gouldman of 10cc: “The Beatles Permeated Everything We Did” (Interview)

Graham Gouldman defines the word wunderkind. In the ‘60s, in his late teens, Graham established himself as an in demand songwriter, penning smash hits for The Yardbirds, The Hollies, Herman’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Alan Parsons on 35+ Years of ‘Eye in the Sky,’ Proper Speaker System Setup and His New Album (Q&A)
August 9, 2018
Alan Parsons on 35+ Years of ‘Eye in the Sky,’ Proper Speaker System Setup and His New Album (Q&A)

Alan Parsons made his initial mark in the music world by engineering or producing successful late 1960s and ‘70s releases by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney & Wings, Al...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RockCellarTV: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia
July 30, 2018
RockCellarTV: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia was a major part of Rundgren’s iconic and lasting career, but up until a few months ago it wasn’t one of his more active projects. That extended...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Chat with Dewey Bunnell of the Band America
April 20, 2018
Exclusive RockCellarTV Chat with Dewey Bunnell of the Band America

The music of America remains timeless. Dewey Bunnell, Gerry Beckley and Dan Peek accomplished quite a lot after forming in England in 1970, with songs including “Horse With No Name,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with John Oates at the Troubadour (Plus Bonus Performance)
March 2, 2018
Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with John Oates at the Troubadour (Plus Bonus Performance)

As one half of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo Hall and Oates, John Oates knows a thing or two about a well-crafted pop/rock song — but he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Rick Springfield
February 8, 2018
Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Rick Springfield

Singer/songwriter Rick Springfield recently released a new album, The Snake King. A deeply personal collection of material, The Snake King is marked by its lyrical content and Springfield’s raw emotion,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Gene Simmons of KISS
January 5, 2018
Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Gene Simmons of KISS

It’s time for another RockCellarTV! Recently, Gene Simmons invited us into his home in Southern California for a no-holds-barred chat about KISS, the first record he bought, inspiration, his new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive, Hour-Long RockCellarTV Interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys
December 18, 2017
Exclusive, Hour-Long RockCellarTV Interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys

Mike Love: you know the name, and you definitely know the music. The Beach Boys are an institution, with their rich catalog of hit songs and classic albums standing the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Steve Lukather of Toto and Ringo’s All-Starr Band
December 1, 2017
Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Steve Lukather of Toto and Ringo’s All-Starr Band

It’s time for another RockCellarTV! Our recent trip to Las Vegas resulted in intimate, one-on-one video interviews with Ringo Starr (click here to enjoy that one) and two of his...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Todd Rundgren in Las Vegas
November 7, 2017
Exclusive RockCellarTV Interview with Todd Rundgren in Las Vegas

We recently debuted RockCellarTV with an exclusive and intimate video interview with Ringo Starr — click here to check that out. Next up is Todd Rundgren, who spoke with Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Exclusive RockCellar TV Interview with Ringo Starr
October 31, 2017
Exclusive RockCellar TV Interview with Ringo Starr

As part of the official unveiling of RockCellarTV, we were fortunate enough to spend some exclusive, one-on-one time with Ringo Starr himself in Las Vegas, hours before he rocked another...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: First Impressions and Jeff Beck Group Conversations with Cozy Powell
August 14, 2017
Behind the Curtain: First Impressions and Jeff Beck Group Conversations with Cozy Powell

It is February 12, 1974 and I am backstage at Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis, MO. Bedlam— drummer Cozy Powell, singer Frank Aiello [formerly with Truth], guitarist Dave Ball [ex-Procol...

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 | Rest in Peace, Greg Lake: 1947-2016
December 8, 2016
Rest in Peace, Greg Lake: 1947-2016

Greg Lake, English songwriter, producer and bassist known for his work in both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, has died at the age of 69. His manager Stewart...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Julian Lennon – Everything Changes (Interview)
May 3, 2013
Julian Lennon – Everything Changes (Interview)

Julian Speaks with RCM About Inspiration, His New Album, Working With Steven Tyler and Life Beyond Music

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fix This U.S. Hunger Problem NOW!
April 2, 2013
Fix This U.S. Hunger Problem NOW!

Rock Cellar interviews co-directors Kristi Jacobson & Lori Silverbush about their startling new documentary "A Place at the Table" which suggests we have a serious hunger problem in this country. They give ideas on what we can do to help.

Rock Cellar Magazine | February Album Reviews
February 4, 2013
February Album Reviews

Kris Kristofferson Camper Van Beethoven Yo La Tengo New Order Bad Religion The Stone Foxes Richard Thompson My Bloody Valentine Kris Kristofferson Feeling Mortal If the United States has a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Ventura Interview: "The Whole Thing is a Fraud" (And He Doesn’t Mean Wrestling)
July 17, 2012
Jesse Ventura Interview: "The Whole Thing is a Fraud" (And He Doesn’t Mean Wrestling)

In his new book DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans, Jesse Ventura argues in favor of abolishing all political parties within what he calls a corrupt two-party system. From my perspective, I can’t advocate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | RINGO!
June 19, 2012
RINGO!

With a little help from his friends, Ringo Starr cranked up the 13th-edition All-Starr Band last week in Niagara Falls, gassed it up, and is taking it on the road…...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Oscar the Grouch, Big Bird and Me (Caroll Spinney Interview)
March 19, 2012
Oscar the Grouch, Big Bird and Me (Caroll Spinney Interview)

Caroll Spinney may be the most unknown famous person in America… “It’s the Bird and Grouch who’s famous, not me,” says Spinney, the man who has spent the last 43...

Rock Cellar Magazine | February Album Reviews
February 16, 2012
February Album Reviews

  Paul McCartney – Kisses on the Bottom Kick off your shoes, pour a glass of wine or tea, light a fire. If allowed, the light, romantic mood of Kisses...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jesse Ventura: Democracy Rocks
August 12, 2011
Jesse Ventura: Democracy Rocks

Jesse Ventura’s wrestling persona — known as “The Body” — exuded a rock star image with his rippling physique, bleached-blond hair, berets, and his ability to make feathered boas seem...

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...