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Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Bono and the Edge of U2 Perform in a Kyiv Subway Station/Bomb Shelter with Ukrainian Soldiers
May 9, 2022
Watch Bono and the Edge of U2 Perform in a Kyiv Subway Station/Bomb Shelter with Ukrainian Soldiers

U2 is known for its generation-spanning music as much as it the lengths to which Bono and his band mates try to make the world a better place — and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day 2022: Special Releases Coming from David Bowie, The Doors, Taylor Swift, U2 and Many More
February 16, 2022
Record Store Day 2022: Special Releases Coming from David Bowie, The Doors, Taylor Swift, U2 and Many More

Saturday, April 23 will mark the 15th annual Record Store Day, an event that began as a small niche appreciation of the vinyl record and has since morphed into an...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U2’s Bono & The Edge Update “Sunday Bloody Sunday” with New Lyrics for 50th Anniversary of Northern Ireland Massacre
January 31, 2022
U2’s Bono & The Edge Update “Sunday Bloody Sunday” with New Lyrics for 50th Anniversary of Northern Ireland Massacre

This past Sunday, Jan. 30, marked the 50th anniversary of the Bogside Massacre in Northern Ireland between British soldiers and unarmed civilians. The event became known as Bloody Sunday, and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’ at 30: Looking Back at the Pioneering Rock Giants’ Greatest Album and Backstory
November 17, 2021
U2’s ‘Achtung Baby’ at 30: Looking Back at the Pioneering Rock Giants’ Greatest Album and Backstory

With the 30th anniversary of U2’s 1991 album Achtung Baby on Nov. 18, contributor Emma Harrison makes her Rock Cellar debut reflecting on a seminal album from the band, one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U2 ‘Achtung Baby’ 30th Anniversary Editions Coming 11/19 (Vinyl) and 12/3 (Digital)
November 15, 2021
U2 ‘Achtung Baby’ 30th Anniversary Editions Coming 11/19 (Vinyl) and 12/3 (Digital)

Released in 1991, Achtung Baby would prove to be one of the most successful albums in the long history of U2 — and a special 30th anniversary edition is coming...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U2 Collaborates with Nonprofit Organization Education Through Music (ETM) for “Your Song Saved My Life” Video
November 9, 2021
U2 Collaborates with Nonprofit Organization Education Through Music (ETM) for “Your Song Saved My Life” Video

Late last week, U2 premiered “Your Song Saved My Life,” a new song featured in the upcoming animated film Sing 2 (which features Bono in his first voice acting role)....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New U2: Listen to the Uplifting “Your Song Saved My Life,” from the New Film ‘Sing 2’
November 3, 2021
New U2: Listen to the Uplifting “Your Song Saved My Life,” from the New Film ‘Sing 2’

U2 has returned with a new song, and “Your Song Saved My Life” is especially sentimental — even by the Irish icons‘ lofty standards. A song from the soundtrack to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Stream a Cover of U2’s “Love is Blindness” from Colin Devlin & Poco’s Rusty Young (Young’s Final Studio Recording)
June 8, 2021
Stream a Cover of U2’s “Love is Blindness” from Colin Devlin & Poco’s Rusty Young (Young’s Final Studio Recording)

In mid-April, singer/songwriter Rusty Young of the band Poco passed away at the age of 75, it was reported by Young’s representatives and Blue Elan Records. Among the very last...

Rock Cellar Magazine | St. Patrick’s Day Live Streams to Watch: Bob Weir, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, U2
March 17, 2021
St. Patrick’s Day Live Streams to Watch: Bob Weir, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, U2

It’s March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day, otherwise known as the feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, a day commonly known to the masses (at least...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U2 Launching ‘The Virtual Road’ Archival YouTube Series with 2001 Slane Castle Gig for St. Patrick’s Day 3/17
March 15, 2021
U2 Launching ‘The Virtual Road’ Archival YouTube Series with 2001 Slane Castle Gig for St. Patrick’s Day 3/17

Beginning this week, U2 will host The Virtual Road, a series of four concerts from the Irish band‘s vaunted history on its YouTube channel — with each remaining available for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)
December 15, 2020
Last-Minute Music/Box Set Gift Guide for the Holiday Season (ft. U2, Tom Petty, Elvis, Johnny Cash & More)

If there’s a rock, alternative or country music enthusiast on your holiday shopping list, we’ve got you covered with a last-minute gift guide including some noteworthy box sets and classic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: U2 Revisits ‘All That You Can’t Leave Behind’ with Massive 20th Anniversary Edition (Listen)
October 30, 2020
Out Now: U2 Revisits ‘All That You Can’t Leave Behind’ with Massive 20th Anniversary Edition (Listen)

Of all the albums in the Irish band’s prolific career, All That You Can’t Leave Behind was a monumental success for U2. The 2000 album, the group’s tenth to that point, featured hit...

Rock Cellar Magazine | (ENTRY CLOSED) Enter for a Chance to Win a U2 ‘Joshua Tree’ 30th Anniversary Super Deluxe 4-CD Box Set
September 11, 2020
(ENTRY CLOSED) Enter for a Chance to Win a U2 ‘Joshua Tree’ 30th Anniversary Super Deluxe 4-CD Box Set

Update: The giveaway period is now closed. Thank you! You don’t attain the status that U2 has earned over the years without releasing a few bona fide classic albums, the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U2 Releasing 20th Anniversary Edition of ‘All that You Can’t Leave Behind’ 10/30 (Pre-Order)
September 10, 2020
U2 Releasing 20th Anniversary Edition of ‘All that You Can’t Leave Behind’ 10/30 (Pre-Order)

Of all the albums in the Irish band’s prolific career, All That You Can’t Leave Behind was a monumental success for U2. The 2000 album, the group’s tenth to that...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex,’ Featuring an Eclectic Array of Tributes (Including U2 + Elton John on ‘Bang a Gong’)
September 4, 2020
Out Now: ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex,’ Featuring an Eclectic Array of Tributes (Including U2 + Elton John on ‘Bang a Gong’)

Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex is a brand new tribute album paying homage to the late, great Marc Bolan and T. Rex, and the record...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Bono and the Edge of U2 Play ‘Stairway to Heaven’ for an Irish COVID-19 Fundraiser, Dedicated to Their Road Crew
July 27, 2020
Watch Bono and the Edge of U2 Play ‘Stairway to Heaven’ for an Irish COVID-19 Fundraiser, Dedicated to Their Road Crew

You just do not play “Stairway to Heaven.” There’s a rule about it, remember? Well, apparently you can play it under certain circumstances. This past weekend, Bono and the Edge...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ Tribute Album Out 9/4, ft. U2, Elton John, Nick Cave, Joan Jett, Many More (Produced by Hal Willner)
April 29, 2020
‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ Tribute Album Out 9/4, ft. U2, Elton John, Nick Cave, Joan Jett, Many More (Produced by Hal Willner)

On September 4, a very special, star-studded tribute album honoring Marc Bolan and T. Rex will be released via BMG. Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex will present...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day 2020: Key Releases Include the Kinks, Paul McCartney, The Cure, Toto, U2, David Bowie and More
March 5, 2020
Record Store Day 2020: Key Releases Include the Kinks, Paul McCartney, The Cure, Toto, U2, David Bowie and More

Record Store Day 2020 is coming up on Saturday, April 18. It’s a day dedicated to the physical medium of music — one in which music fans flock to record...

Rock Cellar Magazine | L.A. Band Slant Covered U2’s ‘With Or Without You’ and the Music Video is a Powerful Statement About Mental Health
June 3, 2019
L.A. Band Slant Covered U2’s ‘With Or Without You’ and the Music Video is a Powerful Statement About Mental Health

May was Mental Health Awareness Month, a time for us all to come together and focus some attention on the dialogue surrounding mental health issues. Slant, a Los Angeles-based rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bonnaroo 2017 Lineup: U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Weeknd, Chance the Rapper Headlining
January 11, 2017
Bonnaroo 2017 Lineup: U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Weeknd, Chance the Rapper Headlining

The lineup and details for this year’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival were announced on Wednesday, and it’s a big ‘win’ for fans of iconic rock bands. Headlining the three-day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U2 Detail 'Joshua Tree' 30th Anniversary Stadium Tour
January 9, 2017
U2 Detail 'Joshua Tree' 30th Anniversary Stadium Tour

The members of U2 recently hinted at big 2017 plans in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of their landmark 1987 album The Joshua Tree, and on Monday the legendary band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | U2 Planning Big Things for 2017: New Album, 'Joshua Tree' 30th Anniversary Events and More
December 27, 2016
U2 Planning Big Things for 2017: New Album, 'Joshua Tree' 30th Anniversary Events and More

On Christmas, U2 released an intriguing video featuring the band members decorating a ‘Joshua Tree’ and some rather specific words from front man Bono: “Happy Christmas, everyone. Next year’s gonna...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bono Releasing New Memoir, ‘Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story’ in November
May 12, 2022
Bono Releasing New Memoir, ‘Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story’ in November

On Tuesday, U2 front man/cultural icon Bono celebrated his 60th birthday with some big news: he’s penned a memoir, Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story. The book will be published in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Country Music/Entertainment Legend Naomi Judd: 1946-2022
May 2, 2022
Rest in Peace, Country Music/Entertainment Legend Naomi Judd: 1946-2022

Naomi Judd, renowned singer/actor/member of The Judds alongside her daughter, Wynonna, passed away Saturday at the age of 76. The unfortunate news was shared by Wynonna and her sister, Ashley...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Liam Gallagher Rocks a London Rooftop in Uplifting “Better Days” Video; ‘C’mon You Know’ LP Out 5/27
April 22, 2022
Liam Gallagher Rocks a London Rooftop in Uplifting “Better Days” Video; ‘C’mon You Know’ LP Out 5/27

The build-up to the May 27 release of C’mon You Know, the third solo album from longtime Oasis singer and Britpop icon Liam Gallagher, has emphasized this record’s difference from...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers Return Re-Energized on ‘Unlimited Love,’ a Mix of the Familiar and the Fresh
April 1, 2022
Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers Return Re-Energized on ‘Unlimited Love,’ a Mix of the Familiar and the Fresh

There’s a certain comfort to the Red Hot Chili Peppers sounding like the Red Hot Chili Peppers, which they do throughout Unlimited Love, a sprawling new album released this week...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Gang of Youths’ ‘angel in realtime.,’ an Astounding, Emotional Study of the Human Condition
February 25, 2022
Out Now: Gang of Youths’ ‘angel in realtime.,’ an Astounding, Emotional Study of the Human Condition

It’s made apparent from the very beginning of Angel in Realtime, the new album from Australian indie/rock band Gang of Youths released today, Feb. 25, on the crushing opener “you...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Video for “My Sharona” from Eddie Spaghetti (Supersuckers) & Frank Meyer (The Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs) ft. the Knack’s Berton Averre
February 3, 2022
Watch a Video for “My Sharona” from Eddie Spaghetti (Supersuckers) & Frank Meyer (The Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs) ft. the Knack’s Berton Averre

1979’s “My Sharona” remains an enduring classic from The Knack, a funky burst of energy and songwriting magic from Berton Averre and Doug Fieger that no doubt inspired legions of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Soul Bank Music Inks Comprehensive Catalog Deal with Famed Hammond B3 Organist/Keyboardist Brian Auger
February 1, 2022
Soul Bank Music Inks Comprehensive Catalog Deal with Famed Hammond B3 Organist/Keyboardist Brian Auger

British-born musician, famed Hammond B3 organist and heralded keyboard master Brian Auger recently linked up with !K7 Label Group label Soul Bank Music for a comprehensive catalog deal encompassing Auger’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Neil Young + Crazy Horse’s New ‘BARN’ Documentary Film to Premiere on YouTube 1/20
January 18, 2022
Neil Young + Crazy Horse’s New ‘BARN’ Documentary Film to Premiere on YouTube 1/20

When Neil Young + Crazy Horse released their new album, Barn, in early December, the record also was the focus of an accompanying documentary film that chronicled the story behind...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New alt-j: “Hard Drive Gold,” a Cryptocurrency-Inspired Song with a Video Depicting the Creeping Apocalypse
January 5, 2022
New alt-j: “Hard Drive Gold,” a Cryptocurrency-Inspired Song with a Video Depicting the Creeping Apocalypse

On Feb. 11, English indie-rock band alt-j will return with a new album titled The Dream. On Wednesday, the group shared a new song as a preview of the record....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from NHC (Dave Navarro/Taylor Hawkins/Chris Chaney): “Lazy Eyes,” Filmed at the Troubadour
December 15, 2021
New from NHC (Dave Navarro/Taylor Hawkins/Chris Chaney): “Lazy Eyes,” Filmed at the Troubadour

NHC (Dave Navarro/Taylor Hawkins/Chris Chaney) debuted a new video, "Lazy Eyes," filmed at the Troubadour in West Hollywood.

Rock Cellar Magazine | December 2021 Issue
December 10, 2021
December 2021 Issue

Click the links below to enjoy our December 2021 features. Chris Hillman: Former Byrd and Burrito Brother Recalls His Musical Journey in New Audiobook (The Interview) Top 11 Rockin’ Christmas...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Please Enjoy Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘NPR Tiny Desk (Home)’ Concert, Which Took Place in an Actual DMV Branch
December 8, 2021
Please Enjoy Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘NPR Tiny Desk (Home)’ Concert, Which Took Place in an Actual DMV Branch

This week, megastar pop singer/songwriter Olivia Rodrigo debuted her first NPR Tiny Desk (Home) Concert, the ongoing series of stripped-down, scaled-back performances staged in intimate locations — in Rodrigo’s case,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Welcome to Rockville 2022: KISS, Guns N’ Roses, Foo Fighters, Megadeth, Korn, Smashing Pumpkins, Jane’s Addiction, Many More
December 8, 2021
Welcome to Rockville 2022: KISS, Guns N’ Roses, Foo Fighters, Megadeth, Korn, Smashing Pumpkins, Jane’s Addiction, Many More

The Welcome to Rockville music festival announced its 2022 lineup on Wednesday, and it packs quite a punch as far as headlining acts are concerned. Bringing together several of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Weekends with Adele’ Residency at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas to Begin in January; New Album ’30’ Out Now
November 30, 2021
‘Weekends with Adele’ Residency at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas to Begin in January; New Album ’30’ Out Now

When Adele returned with 30, her first new studio album in six years, on Nov. 19, it sparked a question on the minds of millions around the world: Would the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Trippy New Liam Lynch-Directed Video for “Devil That You Know” from NHC (Dave Navarro, Taylor Hawkins & Chris Chaney)
November 19, 2021
Watch the Trippy New Liam Lynch-Directed Video for “Devil That You Know” from NHC (Dave Navarro, Taylor Hawkins & Chris Chaney)

Last week, NHC — the new rock supergroup featuring Dave Navarro (of Jane’s Addiction and the Red Hot Chili Peppers fame), Taylor Hawkins (drummer of the Foo Fighters) and Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction) — debuted...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gang of Youths Share New Song, Announce ‘angel in realtime.’ Album, 2022 North American Tour
November 10, 2021
Gang of Youths Share New Song, Announce ‘angel in realtime.’ Album, 2022 North American Tour

Australian indie/rock ensemble Gang of Youths will release a new album titled angel in realtime. on Feb. 25, via Warner Records. The album announcement was made official on Wednesday and came with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Trey Anastasio of Phish Issues Mid-Show Speech Addressing Death and Injuries at San Francisco Gig
October 20, 2021
Trey Anastasio of Phish Issues Mid-Show Speech Addressing Death and Injuries at San Francisco Gig

UPDATE: After the initial story of the death and injuries sustained in falls at last weekend’s Phish concert in San Francisco, band leader Trey Anastasio paused the next show in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Tom Morello’s ‘Life Raft’ of a New Album, the Collaborative and Experimental ‘The Atlas Underground Fire’ (Listen)
October 15, 2021
Out Now: Tom Morello’s ‘Life Raft’ of a New Album, the Collaborative and Experimental ‘The Atlas Underground Fire’ (Listen)

Tom Morello is esteemed the world over for his signature guitar sounds with Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave and a prolific solo career, which continued today, Oct. 15, with The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Novelty Songs by Actors
September 13, 2021
Top 11 Novelty Songs by Actors

Disclaimer: “Top” may be a misnomer for some of these thespian tunes, our Top 11 Best, Worst, and Most Infamous Songs By Actors. “Look, let’s start from the beginning. First,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Listen to The Killers’ Intimate New Album ‘Pressure Machine’ (ft. a Guest Spot from Phoebe Bridgers)
August 13, 2021
Out Now: Listen to The Killers’ Intimate New Album ‘Pressure Machine’ (ft. a Guest Spot from Phoebe Bridgers)

You might not expect to hear strings open a record from The Killers, the Las Vegas band known for bombast and synth-led pop/rock for the past two decades or so...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Falsetto Songs
August 12, 2021
Top 11 Falsetto Songs

For his latest Top 11 column, Frank Mastropolo looks at some of the most notable songs to utilize falsetto vocals.  “I like money. It’s fun to fold and stack and smell...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rickie Lee Jones Remembers the Late Chuck E. Weiss, Los Angeles Music Legend and ‘Svengali to Tom Waits’
July 21, 2021
Rickie Lee Jones Remembers the Late Chuck E. Weiss, Los Angeles Music Legend and ‘Svengali to Tom Waits’

Reports circulated on social media beginning Tuesday afternoon that Chuck E. Weiss, celebrated (and, perhaps, underappreciated) singer/songwriter/vocalist who was a fixture on the Los Angeles music scene with his band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jakob Dylan on The Wallflowers’ Return with ‘Exit Wounds’ and Why Being on Time Isn’t That Hard (The Interview)
July 13, 2021
Jakob Dylan on The Wallflowers’ Return with ‘Exit Wounds’ and Why Being on Time Isn’t That Hard (The Interview)

It has to be hard to be the son of a rock and roll legend, no matter what career you choose. And rock history is scattered with the once promising,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Lens: Music Photographer Jérôme Brunet — Licensed to Shoot (Q&A)
July 1, 2021
Behind the Lens: Music Photographer Jérôme Brunet — Licensed to Shoot (Q&A)

Jérôme Brunet is arguably to music photography what James Bond is to espionage. Like 007, Brunet has a great eye for taking aim. But instead of armed with a Beretta...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Gang of Youths Return with the Sweeping “the angel of 8th ave.”, Ushering in a New Era for the Australian Band
June 23, 2021
Gang of Youths Return with the Sweeping “the angel of 8th ave.”, Ushering in a New Era for the Australian Band

Australian indie/rock ensemble Gang of Youths hit it big in 2017 with Go Father in Lightness, the group’s second full-length album — but the band has even loftier aspirations now,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson on ‘In Another World,’ the Band’s Work Ethic and Beyond
June 14, 2021
Cheap Trick’s Tom Petersson on ‘In Another World,’ the Band’s Work Ethic and Beyond

Cheap Trick is one of the hardest working bands in rock and roll. Almost 50 years since they formed in Rockford, Illinois, Cheap Trick achieved everything the hard way. No...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)
June 2, 2021
Q&A: Rockfield Studios’ Kingsley Ward (New Doc ‘Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm’ Streaming Now)

The Wizard of Ozzy and Freddie Mercury, Robert Plant, Iggy Pop, Oasis, Coldplay Plus a Cast of Thousands: Q&A with Rockfield’s Recording Engineer/Farmer Kingsley Ward Along with Yasgur’s farm, Rockfield...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)
May 14, 2021
Pete Townshend Tells the Story Behind ‘The Who Sell Out’ and Why He Never Got a Tattoo (The Interview)

Join us for a conversation with Pete Townshend for a look at the story behind of The Who Sell Out, which was recently celebrated with a massive Super Deluxe edition....

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 | This St. Patrick’s Day, Watch Flogging Molly Play a Live Stream Gig from Whelan’s Irish Pub in Dublin
March 10, 2021
This St. Patrick’s Day, Watch Flogging Molly Play a Live Stream Gig from Whelan’s Irish Pub in Dublin

Flogging Molly, the Irish/American seven-piece Celtic punk rabble-rousing ensemble, wanted to do something authentic for St. Patrick’s Day 2021 — so the band will be traveling to Dublin, Ireland, to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Saturday 3/6: Watch ‘Elton John Lennon,’ a (Free) Live Stream Concert Saluting the Legendary Artists
March 4, 2021
Saturday 3/6: Watch ‘Elton John Lennon,’ a (Free) Live Stream Concert Saluting the Legendary Artists

Between the two of them, Sir Elton John and John Lennon crafted some of the world’s most cherished songs — and this Saturday, March 6, an ensemble of top musicians...

Rock Cellar Magazine | I’m Still Standing: Carl Palmer — from ELP to ELP Legacy, Art, Documentaries, a Book and More
November 13, 2020
I’m Still Standing: Carl Palmer — from ELP to ELP Legacy, Art, Documentaries, a Book and More

“Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends.” Rock Cellar’s newest column, I’m Still Standing, continues with our interview with Emerson, Lake & Palmer drummer Carl Palmer. Each month,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Paul Weller & His Band Hosting ‘Mid-Sömmer Musik,’ an Hour-Long Streaming Concert Event 11/12
November 10, 2020
Paul Weller & His Band Hosting ‘Mid-Sömmer Musik,’ an Hour-Long Streaming Concert Event 11/12

This Thursday, Nov. 12, Paul Weller and his band will present Mid-Sömmer Musik, a special hour-long live stream concert event available globally to fans of “The Modfather” and his shape-shifting...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
November 5, 2020
Producer Tony Visconti: Why Marc Bolan and T. Rex Are Deserving 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

Tony Visconti was closer than anyone to the flame that was Marc Bolan, the front man, songwriter and phenom that was the heart and soul of T.Rex, part of the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting Oasis’ 1995 Album with Those Who Should Know
October 14, 2020
‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ at 25: Revisiting Oasis’ 1995 Album with Those Who Should Know

(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?, the second album from Oasis released to the masses in 1995, celebrated its 25th anniversary in early October. After bursting onto the British music scene...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ’10 Songs,’ a New Album from Fran Healy and Travis (Listen/Stream)
October 9, 2020
Out Now: ’10 Songs,’ a New Album from Fran Healy and Travis (Listen/Stream)

Travis, the Scottish band that formed in 1990 and enjoyed a few acclaimed releases in the late ’90s (including 1997’s The Man Who) in addition to being a cited influence...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy 80th Birthday, John Lennon: ‘Gimme Some Truth’ Box Set Out Now (Listen/Buy)
October 9, 2020
Happy 80th Birthday, John Lennon: ‘Gimme Some Truth’ Box Set Out Now (Listen/Buy)

Today, Oct. 9, is the 80th birthday of late, great Beatles legend John Lennon. ‘It’s Johnny’s Birthday’. Remembering @johnlennon on his 80th Birthday. Click here – https://t.co/FJUaSsNR5k – to listen...

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 | Rest in Peace Helen Reddy, Acclaimed Singer Known for Her 1970s Feminist Anthem ‘I Am Woman’: 1941-2020
September 30, 2020
Rest in Peace Helen Reddy, Acclaimed Singer Known for Her 1970s Feminist Anthem ‘I Am Woman’: 1941-2020

Helen Reddy, the Australian singer/songwriter/actor and activist known for her early 1970s single “I Am Woman,” has died at the age of 78. The news was announced on Reddy’s official...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deftones Have Never Sounded So Consistently Heavy – or Focused – as They Do with Pummeling New Album ‘Ohms’
September 24, 2020
Deftones Have Never Sounded So Consistently Heavy – or Focused – as They Do with Pummeling New Album ‘Ohms’

I have no patience now for expectation, screams vocalist Chino Moreno toward the end of “This Link is Dead,” a track toward the end of the new Deftones album Ohms....

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 9/4: Fleetwood Mac Reissues, Rolling Stones ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue, Marc Bolan/T.Rex Tribute
August 31, 2020
New Music Out This Week 9/4: Fleetwood Mac Reissues, Rolling Stones ‘Goats Head Soup’ Reissue, Marc Bolan/T.Rex Tribute

This upcoming Friday, Sept. 4 brings with it a handful of notable reissues, as well as a curated musical tribute to a late rock and roll icon. Below is our...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rock Cellar Video Vault
August 27, 2020
Rock Cellar Video Vault

Rock Cellar Video Vault Home Performances Daryl’s House Mike’s Picks Latest Music Videos Indie Artist Spotlight All Together Now LA – Telethon Performance Highlights Jeff Bridges – What A Little...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Tonight 8/27: Watch a Fundraising Live Stream Concert from Richie Furay from His House, Benefiting NIVA, The Guitar Center Foundation and More
August 27, 2020
Tonight 8/27: Watch a Fundraising Live Stream Concert from Richie Furay from His House, Benefiting NIVA, The Guitar Center Foundation and More

On Thursday, Aug. 27, Richie Furay — noted singer/songwriter known for his timeless contributions with Buffalo Springfield, Poco and a number of different musical projects — will host a special...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Travis + Susanna Hoffs’ New Music Video for ‘The Only Thing’; New Album ’10 Songs’ Out 10/9
August 26, 2020
Watch Travis + Susanna Hoffs’ New Music Video for ‘The Only Thing’; New Album ’10 Songs’ Out 10/9

On Oct. 9, acclaimed Scottish rock band Travis will release a new album titled 10 Songs — and earlier this week, the band fronted by Fran Healy premiered a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Record Store Day, the Resurgence of Vinyl, and How a Small, Independent Record Store is Surviving a Pandemic 
August 25, 2020
Record Store Day, the Resurgence of Vinyl, and How a Small, Independent Record Store is Surviving a Pandemic 

Record Store Day is, like many beloved pastimes of music lovers, experiencing a weird year. Usually, the country-spanning celebration of independent music shops is held on a given day each...

Rock Cellar Magazine | GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a GoPro Hero5 Black
August 14, 2020
GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a GoPro Hero5 Black

Note: The entry period is now closed. Thank you! GoPro is the name of the game when it comes to “action cameras,” the company’s brand of on-the-go devices capable of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Vera’ and ‘Bring the Boys Back Home’ from Quarantine
August 6, 2020
Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Vera’ and ‘Bring the Boys Back Home’ from Quarantine

In recent weeks, Roger Waters has been keeping busy at home with a series of performances videos filmed in COVID-19 isolation. Joining forces (remotely) with his backing band, Waters has...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Elton John ‘Madison Square Garden 2000’ on YouTube 7/31, a Fundraiser for the Elton John Aids Foundation (ft. Billy Joel, Mary J. Blige and More)
July 30, 2020
Watch Elton John ‘Madison Square Garden 2000’ on YouTube 7/31, a Fundraiser for the Elton John Aids Foundation (ft. Billy Joel, Mary J. Blige and More)

As he has been doing for a few weeks now, Sir Elton John will continue his weekly Classic Concert Series of archival live performance uploads on YouTube this Friday, July...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Peter Green: 1946-2020
July 25, 2020
Rest in Peace, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder Peter Green: 1946-2020

Peter Green, acclaimed musician, co-founder of Fleetwood Mac and an integral part of the band’s early era, has passed away at the age of 73. The BBC published a statement...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: Watch ‘Estadio Do Flamengo, Rio, Brasil 1995’ on YouTube Friday 7/24
July 22, 2020
Next Up in the Elton John ‘Classic Concert Series’: Watch ‘Estadio Do Flamengo, Rio, Brasil 1995’ on YouTube Friday 7/24

Sir Elton John has previewed the next installment in his new Classic Concert Series on YouTube, a run of archival concert performances from Elton’s amazing career that launched in early...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ with Four Songs, Including Joan Jett Reimagining ‘Jeepster’
July 16, 2020
Preview ‘Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex’ with Four Songs, Including Joan Jett Reimagining ‘Jeepster’

On Sept. 4, a number of music icons will team up for Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T. Rex, a tribute album to the classic (and perhaps...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Travis Premieres New Video for ‘Valentine,’ Directed by Front Man Fran Healy (Watch)
July 15, 2020
Travis Premieres New Video for ‘Valentine,’ Directed by Front Man Fran Healy (Watch)

Last week, acclaimed Scottish rock band Travis debuted a new song, “Valentine,” a preview of the group’s upcoming album, 10 Songs. On Wednesday, the band premiered a music video for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Ian Wallace, Brad Dutz and Tal Bergman and the Music of ‘The Ten Commandments’ with Val Kilmer and Adam Lambert
July 13, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Ian Wallace, Brad Dutz and Tal Bergman and the Music of ‘The Ten Commandments’ with Val Kilmer and Adam Lambert

For his latest Behind the Curtain, Steve Rosen recalls a memorable trip to the Kodak Theatre (now the Dolby Theatre) in Hollywood in 2004 to catch a production of The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Presents ‘Concerts on the Couch’ Video Performance Series Promoting 2020’s Emerging Artists
July 7, 2020
The Valley Cultural Foundation, the Leading Arts Organization in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Presents ‘Concerts on the Couch’ Video Performance Series Promoting 2020’s Emerging Artists

The Valley Cultural Foundation, the leading arts organization in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles County, has launched a new online concert series — and Concerts on the Couch...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Catch The Rolling Stones ‘Havana Moon’ Concert Film at Drive-in Theaters Beginning 7/10
June 30, 2020
Catch The Rolling Stones ‘Havana Moon’ Concert Film at Drive-in Theaters Beginning 7/10

Beginning July 10, drive-in movie theaters across the United States and Canada will host a special screening engagement of The Rolling Stones: Havana Moon, a production of a Stones gig...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Two Suns in the Sunset’ from Quarantine
June 22, 2020
Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Two Suns in the Sunset’ from Quarantine

Last month, Roger Waters uploaded a video of he and his band performing the Pink Floyd classic “Mother” while maintaining social distance — a bit of entertainment during COVID-19 pandemic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Paul McCartney Play Trumpet on ‘When the Saints Go Marching In,’ with Elvis Costello, Irma Thomas, Dave Grohl and More, for the Preservation Hall Foundation
June 22, 2020
Watch Paul McCartney Play Trumpet on ‘When the Saints Go Marching In,’ with Elvis Costello, Irma Thomas, Dave Grohl and More, for the Preservation Hall Foundation

This past Saturday evening, the Preservation Hall Foundation staged a special live stream concert event, a fundraiser for musicians affected by the COVID-19 pandemic — and the four-hour concert featured...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Q&A: Shirley King, Daughter of B.B. King, Joins Rock and Blues Icons on New Album ‘Blues for a King’
June 19, 2020
Q&A: Shirley King, Daughter of B.B. King, Joins Rock and Blues Icons on New Album ‘Blues for a King’

B.B. King, who passed away in 2015, earned the title “The King of the Blues” over more than 6 decades as a guitarist and singer. But being the eldest of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Deftones ‘White Pony’ Turns 20: Reissue, ‘Black Stallion’ Remix Album in the Works for Band’s Breakthrough 2000 LP
June 18, 2020
Deftones ‘White Pony’ Turns 20: Reissue, ‘Black Stallion’ Remix Album in the Works for Band’s Breakthrough 2000 LP

On June 20, 2000, Deftones released White Pony (click here to grab a copy from our Rock Cellar Store). The Sacramento-based “alt/metal” band‘s third studio album, the record marked a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Steve Priest of The Sweet: 1948-2020
June 4, 2020
Rest in Peace, Steve Priest of The Sweet: 1948-2020

Steve Priest, a founding member and bassist of the English glam-rock band The Sweet, has passed away at the age of 72. The news was confirmed on Thursday by the...

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 | Dennis DeYoung Talks the Legacy of Styx, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview)
May 12, 2020
Dennis DeYoung Talks the Legacy of Styx, Politics, ‘Mr. Roboto’ and His New Solo Album, ’26 East, Vol. 1′ (The Interview)

When Dennis DeYoung performed “The Best of Times” recently from home on piano and posted it to YouTube, it didn’t take long for his 1981 Top 10 hit with Styx...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Film Yourself Rocking Out/Playing Air Guitar at Home and You Could End Up in ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’
May 5, 2020
Film Yourself Rocking Out/Playing Air Guitar at Home and You Could End Up in ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’

On August 21, Bill & Ted Face the Music, the long-awaited sequel to the Bill & Ted film series starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, is scheduled to hit theaters...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the Doobie Brothers (and Some Lucky Fans) Team Up on ‘Black Water’ While in Isolation
April 27, 2020
Watch the Doobie Brothers (and Some Lucky Fans) Team Up on ‘Black Water’ While in Isolation

Earlier this month, the Doobie Brothers sent out a call on social media for fans to lay down some vocals on a portion of the band‘s classic hit, “Black Water,”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty + His Kids, the ‘Fogerty Factory,’ Play ‘Centerfield’ and Some CCR Classics for NPR’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
April 24, 2020
Watch John Fogerty + His Kids, the ‘Fogerty Factory,’ Play ‘Centerfield’ and Some CCR Classics for NPR’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

John Fogerty and his kids, a.k.a. the Fogerty Factory, took part in NPR’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concert, the new series of at-home performances that sprang up out of the coronavirus...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch John Fogerty and Family — the ‘Fogerty Factory’ — Perform Some CCR Classics from Home
April 15, 2020
Watch John Fogerty and Family — the ‘Fogerty Factory’ — Perform Some CCR Classics from Home

Over the past two weeks or so, John Fogerty and his family band — the Fogerty Factory, as he’s referring to it in a series of posts on social media...

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 | King Crimson: 2020 Tour Postponed, but Robert Fripp and Wife Toyah Willcox Are Keeping Active with Amazing Social Media Posts
April 13, 2020
King Crimson: 2020 Tour Postponed, but Robert Fripp and Wife Toyah Willcox Are Keeping Active with Amazing Social Media Posts

Over the weekend, King Crimson announced that its planned 2020 tour has been postponed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic and its hold on things at the moment. The...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Enjoy this Incredible Live-Action ‘The Simpsons’ Remake Borne Out of Social Isolation and Leftover Halloween Costumes
April 9, 2020
Enjoy this Incredible Live-Action ‘The Simpsons’ Remake Borne Out of Social Isolation and Leftover Halloween Costumes

With nearly the entire world pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re all faced with uncharted territory, a major upheaval to our ordinary way of life. We’re also confronted with...

Rock Cellar Magazine | May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace
April 6, 2020
May This Photo of Mick Fleetwood Quoting ‘The Green Manalishi’ While Wearing a Scottish Kilt in a Foggy Croquet Field Bring You Peace

It’s a Monday during the coronavirus pandemic. These are confusing, unusual times, anxiety riding high as we all wonder what’s around the bend. Stuck at home, we’re trying to find...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watching Folks Play The ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Solo By Slamming Kitchen Cabinets is a Supremely Satisfying Experience
April 1, 2020
Watching Folks Play The ‘In the Air Tonight’ Drum Solo By Slamming Kitchen Cabinets is a Supremely Satisfying Experience

What can you do inside? Millions of people the world over are faced with that question right now as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. You could stream movies and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Foo Fighters Announce Rescheduled ‘Van Tour’ Originally Set for April/May
March 31, 2020
Foo Fighters Announce Rescheduled ‘Van Tour’ Originally Set for April/May

The Foo Fighters had to postpone their scheduled 25th anniversary ‘Van Tour’ due to the coronavirus pandemic — and on Tuesday, Dave Grohl & the crew announced a bunch of...

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 | Hear 73 Self-Quarantined Singers Perform Bono’s New Song ‘Let Your Love Be Known’
March 24, 2020
Hear 73 Self-Quarantined Singers Perform Bono’s New Song ‘Let Your Love Be Known’

Last week, Bono debuted a new solo song dedicated to the first responders and medical professionals aiding those affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Uploaded to U2’s social media pages,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Your Weekend Social Distancing Home Viewing: Dead & Company’s Free #CouchTour Livestream, via Nugs.tv and Facebook
March 19, 2020
Your Weekend Social Distancing Home Viewing: Dead & Company’s Free #CouchTour Livestream, via Nugs.tv and Facebook

Right now, with our everyday way of life turned on its head as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, is the perfect time to hang out at home and refrain...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Luck Reunion ‘‘Til Further Notice’ Livestream Concert Event Tonight 3/19, ft. Willie Nelson, Jewel, Nathaniel Rateliff, Kurt Vile, Lucinda Williams and More
March 19, 2020
Luck Reunion ‘‘Til Further Notice’ Livestream Concert Event Tonight 3/19, ft. Willie Nelson, Jewel, Nathaniel Rateliff, Kurt Vile, Lucinda Williams and More

As the coronavirus pandemic inspires more and more innovation and creativity, musicians and artists have been putting together some methods of keeping music alive — and tonight, March 19, Willie...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bruce Springsteen Puts ‘London Calling: Live at Hyde Park’ 2009 Concert on YouTube and AppleMusic for Coronavirus Quarantine Viewing
March 18, 2020
Bruce Springsteen Puts ‘London Calling: Live at Hyde Park’ 2009 Concert on YouTube and AppleMusic for Coronavirus Quarantine Viewing

London Calling: Live at Hyde Park is a powerhouse 2009 concert from Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band — and now, joining the growing list of musicians and entertainers...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Brian Wilson Kicks Off Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ Coronavirus-Inspired Instagram Live Series Today at 3 p.m. EST
March 18, 2020
Brian Wilson Kicks Off Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ Coronavirus-Inspired Instagram Live Series Today at 3 p.m. EST

With the coronavirus pandemic driving everybody indoors as the world comes to grips with its new reality and strives towards a return to normalcy, Rolling Stone has launched a new...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Michael Stipe Sings R.E.M.’s ‘It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’ in 4-Step Coronavirus PSA
March 18, 2020
Michael Stipe Sings R.E.M.’s ‘It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’ in 4-Step Coronavirus PSA

As the world screeches to a halt over the coronavirus pandemic, a song re-entered the music charts this week: R.E.M.‘s 1987 classic “It’s The End of the World As We...

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 | Elton John Releasing 50th Anniversary Record Store Day Edition of 1970 Self-Titled Album
March 9, 2020
Elton John Releasing 50th Anniversary Record Store Day Edition of 1970 Self-Titled Album

Record Store Day is coming up on Saturday, April 18, and Sir Elton John is opening the vault for a lavish commemoration of the 50th anniversary of his second album,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Steve Howe of Yes Releasing New Solo Album, ‘Love Is,’ in April
February 17, 2020
Steve Howe of Yes Releasing New Solo Album, ‘Love Is,’ in April

Steve Howe, renowned guitarist known for his contributions in and around prog-rock masters Yes since he joined the band in 1970, has a new solo record in the works for...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Carlos Santana Extends Las Vegas House of Blues Residency with Additional 2020 Dates
February 3, 2020
Carlos Santana Extends Las Vegas House of Blues Residency with Additional 2020 Dates

Carlos Santana and his Las Vegas residency have a great thing going — and the guitar icon announced additional shows for 2020 on Monday, pushing the residency through much of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear ‘Three Wishes,’ a New Stone Temple Pilots Song from the Band’s Upcoming Acoustic Album ‘Perdida’
January 9, 2020
Hear ‘Three Wishes,’ a New Stone Temple Pilots Song from the Band’s Upcoming Acoustic Album ‘Perdida’

On Feb. 7, Stone Temple Pilots will release Perdida, the band’s first-ever acoustic album. Featuring compositions written/recorded by guitarist Dean DeLeo, bassist Robert DeLeo, drummer Eric Kretz and vocalist Jeff...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Name Of This Band is Talking Heads, and an Official Band Instagram Account Was Launched — But Why?
December 10, 2019
The Name Of This Band is Talking Heads, and an Official Band Instagram Account Was Launched — But Why?

The name of this band is Talking Heads, and the entity fronted for years by David Byrne now lives on Instagram. On Tuesday, eagle-eyed internet sleuths detected the emergence of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear the Foo Fighters’ Cover of Pink Floyd’s ‘Have a Cigar,’ Circa 1999
December 6, 2019
Hear the Foo Fighters’ Cover of Pink Floyd’s ‘Have a Cigar,’ Circa 1999

The Foo Fighters find a way to keep fans entertained at all times, even when taking a break from touring the world or releasing new music. Recent months have seen...

Rock Cellar Magazine | You Can Now Own Jewelry Made Out of the Original Woodstock 1969 Stage
December 5, 2019
You Can Now Own Jewelry Made Out of the Original Woodstock 1969 Stage

2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock festival, which took place in upstate New York in 1969 and has rightly earned a place among the most important and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview Stone Temple Pilots’ New Acoustic Album ‘Perdida’ with a Track Called ‘Fare Thee Well’
December 3, 2019
Preview Stone Temple Pilots’ New Acoustic Album ‘Perdida’ with a Track Called ‘Fare Thee Well’

Stone Temple Pilots — Robert DeLeo, Dean DeLeo, Eric Kretz and Jeff Gutt — will release a new album on February 7, 2020, but Perdida will truly be a first...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Santa Help a Single Mom Pull Off a Christmas Heist in Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ ‘Wandering Star’ Video
November 21, 2019
Watch Santa Help a Single Mom Pull Off a Christmas Heist in Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ ‘Wandering Star’ Video

The holiday season presents a special kind of stress for everyone. There are expectations, and unless you’re flush with disposable income it can feel a bit overwhelming. This theme is...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Foo Fighters Treat Fans to New EP of Rarities, Demo Recordings and Covers — Listen
November 8, 2019
The Foo Fighters Treat Fans to New EP of Rarities, Demo Recordings and Covers — Listen

For fans of the Foo Fighters, there’s simply no such thing as hearing “everything,” because Dave Grohl pretty much hasn’t ventured out of the recording studio in decades. That’s a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | There’s a Ton of Dancing in Green Day’s New Video for ‘Father of All …,’ and also a Middle Finger from Billie Joe Armstrong
September 20, 2019
There’s a Ton of Dancing in Green Day’s New Video for ‘Father of All …,’ and also a Middle Finger from Billie Joe Armstrong

There’s dancing in Green Day‘s new music video, so be warned if you don’t like dancing. There’s also a middle-finger salute from Billie Joe Armstrong, as he delivers a line...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Dave Mustaine Updates Megadeth Fans Regarding His Battle with Throat Cancer
September 17, 2019
Dave Mustaine Updates Megadeth Fans Regarding His Battle with Throat Cancer

Back in June, Megadeth front man Dave Mustaine announced that he’d recently been diagnosed with throat cancer, prompting the cancellation of some scheduled concerts as he underwent treatment. On Tuesday,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Jeff Buckley’s ‘Grace’ at 25: Up-Close Encounters with the Late, Great Musician
August 28, 2019
Jeff Buckley’s ‘Grace’ at 25: Up-Close Encounters with the Late, Great Musician

Writer/musician Jeff Slate remembers the late Jeff Buckley, whose landmark 1994 album Grace celebrated its 25th anniversary this week. Jeff Buckley was something truly special. Like so many others have...

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 | 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 | Rest in Peace, Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison: 1931 – 2019
August 6, 2019
Rest in Peace, Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison: 1931 – 2019

Esteemed author, Nobel Prize-winner and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom Toni Morrison has passed away at the age of 88, it was confirmed by her publisher, Knopf, on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Songs About the Night
July 12, 2019
Top 11 Songs About the Night

“My wife met me at the door the other night in a sexy negligee. Unfortunately, she was just coming home.” – Rodney Dangerfield “In the Air Tonight” by Phil Collins...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Metallica Covering the Stone Roses’ ‘I Wanna Be Adored’ in Rainy Manchester is a Thing That Really Happened — and it Was Great
June 20, 2019
Metallica Covering the Stone Roses’ ‘I Wanna Be Adored’ in Rainy Manchester is a Thing That Really Happened — and it Was Great

Earlier this week, Metallica stopped in at Etihad Stadium in Manchester and something unexpected happened. Inspired by the city the band happened to be in at the time and its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future and His Lifelong Bond with the Guitar (The Interview)
June 13, 2019
Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future and His Lifelong Bond with the Guitar (The Interview)

Slash is probably the last of the guitar heroes of the Golden Age of rock and roll. Following in the footsteps of the rock gods who inspired him — Joe...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Rest in Peace, Dr. John: 1941 – 2019
June 6, 2019
Rest in Peace, Dr. John: 1941 – 2019

Malcolm John Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, the New Orleans-based genre-bending musician dabbling in blues, funk, r&b and more, has passed away at the age of 77 of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Three-Minute Trailer for Willie Nelson’s New Album ‘Ride Me Back Home,’ Out 6/21
June 3, 2019
Watch a Three-Minute Trailer for Willie Nelson’s New Album ‘Ride Me Back Home,’ Out 6/21

There’s no reason Willie Nelson *needs* to release any more albums. He’s a living legend of the highest esteem, and he’s released so many records over the years it’d take...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Man Repairing an Old Synthesizer Accidentally Got High on LSD Possibly Linked to the Grateful Dead
May 23, 2019
A Man Repairing an Old Synthesizer Accidentally Got High on LSD Possibly Linked to the Grateful Dead

Broadcast Operations Manager Eliot Curtis works for KPIX Television in the San Francisco Bay Area, and a recent take-home project to repair an old synthesizer led to an LSD trip...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Freebo and Alice Howe at McCabe’s Guitar Shop (Photos/Recap)
May 20, 2019
Freebo and Alice Howe at McCabe’s Guitar Shop (Photos/Recap)

On Saturday, May 18, McCabe’s Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, California welcomed to its iconic stage a pair of soulful singer/songwriters of two generations sharing their music in a unique musical...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Uriah Heep: Still ‘Living the Dream’ as the ‘Beach Boys of Heavy Metal,’ Touring with Judas Priest (Mick Box Q&A)
May 9, 2019
Uriah Heep: Still ‘Living the Dream’ as the ‘Beach Boys of Heavy Metal,’ Touring with Judas Priest (Mick Box Q&A)

In 2019,  Uriah Heep is celebrating a major milestone, their 50th year as a band. Through innumerable personnel changes, Uriah Heep have managed to thrive, both as force in the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Stream the Funky ‘Black Star Dancing,’ New EP Out 6/14
May 2, 2019
New Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Stream the Funky ‘Black Star Dancing,’ New EP Out 6/14

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds returned on Thursday with a new song — and “Black Star Dancing” will definitely get your toe tapping, its funkified rhythm and disco beat a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Inside the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ with Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg
April 10, 2019
Inside the Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ with Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Some things are worth waiting for.  “The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus” TV special was filmed in December of 1968, but was shelved for decades as folks assumed its...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Vampire Weekend’s Odd New ‘Sunflower’ Music Video Was Directed by Jonah Hill and Features Jerry Seinfeld and Fab Five Freddy
March 13, 2019
Vampire Weekend’s Odd New ‘Sunflower’ Music Video Was Directed by Jonah Hill and Features Jerry Seinfeld and Fab Five Freddy

On May 3, Vampire Weekend will return with a new studio album — and each song released thus far from Father Of The Bride has helped heighten anticipation for the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lamb of God Guitarist Mark Morton Releases Guest-Heavy (and Riff-Heavy) New Solo LP ‘Anesthetic’ (Listen)
March 1, 2019
Lamb of God Guitarist Mark Morton Releases Guest-Heavy (and Riff-Heavy) New Solo LP ‘Anesthetic’ (Listen)

When you listen to a song by Lamb of God, the Richmond, Virginia-based metal band that’s been around for 25 years, two things are at the forefront: the deep, throaty...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Spotlight: Third Lung, Circe, Ida Mae, Larkin Poe and Robin Cause
February 18, 2019
New Music Spotlight: Third Lung, Circe, Ida Mae, Larkin Poe and Robin Cause

In this piece, enjoy a look at some up-and-coming acts that caught Rock Cellar’s attention lately …  Third Lung – Sooner or Later EP  Four-piece alternative rock band Third Lung...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Fun Rock n’ Roll Christmas Cover Songs
December 12, 2018
Top 11 Fun Rock n’ Roll Christmas Cover Songs

Looking for that last-minute Christmas-themed rock n’ roll playlist? Look no further, as we have searched far & wide for some of the most enduring and timeless (and even infamous)...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go
October 11, 2018
Behind the Curtain: Cataloging Vinyl vs. Catching a Young Eric Johnson at the Whisky a Go Go

I remember it was a Wednesday night sometime in early 1980 when the phone rang. My friend, Craig, wanted to see a guitarist named Eric Johnson in Hollywood. I had...

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 | Watch Linkin Park and Friends Remember Chester Bennington with Three-Plus Hour Concert at the Hollywood Bowl
October 28, 2017
Watch Linkin Park and Friends Remember Chester Bennington with Three-Plus Hour Concert at the Hollywood Bowl

Friday night, the remaining members of Linkin Park took the stage publicly for the first time since the death of vocalist Chester Bennington back on July 20. A special ‘Celebrate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Incubus Delight the Masses at Hollywood Bowl Hometown Show with Jimmy Eat World and Judah and the Lion
August 15, 2017
Recap: Incubus Delight the Masses at Hollywood Bowl Hometown Show with Jimmy Eat World and Judah and the Lion

Incubus have come a long way from their roots in Calabasas, California. The Los Angeles suburb in the San Fernando Valley was where the alt/rock group formed in the mid-1990s,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | From Letters to Cleo, American Hi-Fi and Matchbox Twenty to Miley Cyrus and the Chainsmokers, Stacy Jones is Music’s Ultimate Utility Man
July 13, 2017
From Letters to Cleo, American Hi-Fi and Matchbox Twenty to Miley Cyrus and the Chainsmokers, Stacy Jones is Music’s Ultimate Utility Man

There’s a pretty good chance you’ve seen Stacy Jones make music, whether you know it or not. Over the years, he’s been a drummer, lead singer, guitarist, producer and Music...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘The Rock Cellar Conversations’ Podcast Returns with World Renowned Singer/Songwriter David Gray
February 8, 2017
‘The Rock Cellar Conversations’ Podcast Returns with World Renowned Singer/Songwriter David Gray

In round two of Rock Cellar Magazine’s new podcast series, “The Rock Cellar Conversations,” KCSN Los Angeles DJ Jim Nelson sat down with singer/songwriter David Gray. Gray’s new The Best...

Rock Cellar Magazine | John Mayer and Dave Chappelle Covered Nirvana and Tom Petty at LA's Hotel Cafe — Watch
January 6, 2017
John Mayer and Dave Chappelle Covered Nirvana and Tom Petty at LA's Hotel Cafe — Watch

Earlier this week, one of those ‘only in Los Angeles’ moments took place at the intimate confines of the Hotel Cafe — as John Mayer booked a surprise acoustic gig...

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 | Turn Me On: Dawes
November 2, 2016
Turn Me On: Dawes

For his latest Turn Me On entry, 88.5 FM KCSN midday host Jim Nelson shines a light on Los Angeles’ own Dawes… We’re all gonna die. Deal with it. It’s easy enough to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Yeah, Yeah, Yeah: Giles Martin on the Beatles and the 'At the Hollywood Bowl' Album/Film (Interview)
October 7, 2016
Yeah, Yeah, Yeah: Giles Martin on the Beatles and the 'At the Hollywood Bowl' Album/Film (Interview)

Producer George Martin was thrust head first into the eye of the hurricane when The Beatles performed a series of now historic concerts held at The Hollywood Bowl in 1964...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Green Day Postpone/Cancel a Few Tour Dates Due to Band Illness
September 19, 2016
Green Day Postpone/Cancel a Few Tour Dates Due to Band Illness

Green Day are preparing to release their new album, Revolution Radio, on October 7 — and recently announced a big arena/club tour for the coming months. On Monday, the band...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Best New Music: Dawes Return with 'We're All Gonna Die' – Hear the New Album
September 16, 2016
Best New Music: Dawes Return with 'We're All Gonna Die' – Hear the New Album

Los Angeles-based rock/indie band Dawes released a new record, We’re All Gonna Die, on Friday. Their fifth album and the follow-up to last year’s All Your Favorite Bands, the music...

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 | Watch Dawes Throw a Slo-Mo House Party in New 'When the Tequila Runs Out' Video
August 17, 2016
Watch Dawes Throw a Slo-Mo House Party in New 'When the Tequila Runs Out' Video

Dawes just released a record last year, but the Los Angeles band is back at it again. On September 16, they’ll self-release We’re All Gonna Die, a new LP announced...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Turn Me On: Rachael Sage
July 8, 2016
Turn Me On: Rachael Sage

  In 1996, Rachael Sage did something totally wacky. Things were beginning to change in the music industry, but no one knew yet just how much of a systemic seismic...

Rock Cellar Magazine | B.B. King: The Thrill Will Never Be Gone (Archival Interview)
June 5, 2015
B.B. King: The Thrill Will Never Be Gone (Archival Interview)

B.B. King is championed by pundits as the quintessential blues guitar player. Since his emergence in the Fifties, King, trusty black Gibson “Lucille” guitar in hand, wowed audiences with his...

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 | Al Jardine of the Beach Boys: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About "SMiLE" (Interview)
April 2, 2013
Al Jardine of the Beach Boys: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About "SMiLE" (Interview)

Legendary Beach Boy Al Jardine discusses everything you wanted to know about the classic album SMiLE - which just won a Grammy for "Best Historical Album."

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Top 11 Rock Novels
January 7, 2013
Top 11 Rock Novels

Rock novels are a blast to read for any serious music lover.  Just like you, rock novelists are tremendous music fans, and the novel form allows them to approach their...

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

 Led Zeppelin T-Shirt $20.00 Led Zeppelin Swan Song Fabric Poster $14.95 Led Zeppelin Airplane Fabric Poster $14.95 Led Zeppelin Celebration Day $23.98 Pearl Jam T-shirts $20.00 Pearl Jam Lightning Bolt $14.92...

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 | Colin Hay: Man (Still) At Work (Interview)
May 16, 2012
Colin Hay: Man (Still) At Work (Interview)

Reggae-influenced Aussie rock band Men at Work made headlines again just last month, although not for reasons they would have wanted:  Original member Greg Ham – best known for playing...

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 | 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 | Rock and Roll Landmarks (In Photographs)
January 12, 2012
Rock and Roll Landmarks (In Photographs)

Here are a handful of the most notable and infamous rock & roll landmarks in the history of the genre – whether they’re still standing, bulldozed, burnt to the ground,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Punk Rock Fatherhood
November 7, 2011
Punk Rock Fatherhood

If your biggest hit is the punk rock anthem Fuck Authority, when you become a father, how do you discipline your own children? That’s the fundamental contradiction and dilemma facing...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Roadie Henry Smith on the Early Days of Led Zeppelin and the John Lennon Tour That Might Have Been
November 3, 2011
Roadie Henry Smith on the Early Days of Led Zeppelin and the John Lennon Tour That Might Have Been

Henry ‘The Horse’ Smith admits that he sometimes gets annoyed with people asking Led Zeppelin questions. After all, the good-natured 64 year old roadie/road manager has a lot more on...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Seth MacFarlane’s Album is Faithfully Retro-Cool
September 29, 2011
Seth MacFarlane’s Album is Faithfully Retro-Cool

For fans of the animated comedy show Family Guy, one of the most endearing features is the way the creators integrate spot-on renditions of various musical genres from the past....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Fleetwood Mac WILL Tour in 2012
September 14, 2011
Fleetwood Mac WILL Tour in 2012

It turns out that the speculation and rumor-mongering that Lindsey Buckingham was doing last week was based in reality. In an interview with Billboard, Mick Fleetwood had this to say: “All...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sinéad O’Connor Wants A Man. We Want That New Record.
September 2, 2011
Sinéad O’Connor Wants A Man. We Want That New Record.

The news this week is all about how Sinéad O’Connor has been trolling the internet in a comical and desperate search for a sexual companion.  Her own website outlines (in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Star-Spangled Salutes
July 1, 2011
Star-Spangled Salutes

It’s that time of year again…the time to gather with friends and family and barbecue meat, drink (American) beer and randomly engage in loud chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!”, preferably in...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Thoughts on Glastonbury 2011 from Someone Who Wasn't There
June 27, 2011
Thoughts on Glastonbury 2011 from Someone Who Wasn't There

This past weekend, thousands of mud-soaked concertgoers flocked to the town of Somerset, England for this year’s Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts. The fest featured a slew of international...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers
June 10, 2011
Bands & Artists with Short but Important Careers

It’s hard enough being in a band without having to deal with the added stress of expectations weighing down upon you. Throughout rock history, bands and artists have had to...