UB40 (Minus Ali Campbell): New Album ‘For the Many,’ 40th Anniversary Tour Coming in 2019

On March 22, English reggae/pop ensemble UB40 will release For the Many, a new studio record and the band’s first since 2013. This burst of activity comes as UB40 is preparing to head out on a big tour, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the group’s formation in 1978. For The Many will be the band’s… Continue reading UB40 (Minus Ali Campbell): New Album ‘For the Many,’ 40th Anniversary Tour Coming in 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 made their start in the suburbs of Reading, UK in 2014.  Since its upbringing, the band has been performing around Reading and London, but this March… Continue reading New Music Spotlight: Third Lung, Circe, Ida Mae, Larkin Poe and Robin Cause

Wallows Premiere New, The Strokes-Esque Song ‘Scrawny’ Ahead of Anticipated LP and Headlining Tour

Few musical acts out there right now have as much buzz as Wallows. The indie/rock three-piece featuring Dylan Minnette of the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, Braeden Lemasters (also an actor) and Cole Preston, will release its anticipated full-length debut, Nothing Happens, on March 22. Pre-order a copy of the album now at this link. The… Continue reading Wallows Premiere New, The Strokes-Esque Song ‘Scrawny’ Ahead of Anticipated LP and Headlining Tour

Nikki Sixx Accuses KISS of Copying Motley Crue’s Grand Finale in Concert

Strap in, because this one involves some big-time rock star beef. On Sunday, Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx ripped KISS, and it all has to do with the grand finale that Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the band are playing each night on their big End of the Road World Tour, which is going on… Continue reading Nikki Sixx Accuses KISS of Copying Motley Crue’s Grand Finale in Concert

Oakland’s SWMRS Make the Bay Area Proud with Urgent New Album ‘Berkeley’s On Fire’ (New Music Friday)

Berkeley’s On Fire, the new album from Oakland’s SWMRS, was released on Friday — and it’s the sort of record that will stick with you long after its 10-song, 33-minute run time runs its course. The band, releasing its second album under the name SWMRS and fourth overall, dating back to its early days as… Continue reading Oakland’s SWMRS Make the Bay Area Proud with Urgent New Album ‘Berkeley’s On Fire’ (New Music Friday)

Whitesnake: New Album ‘Flesh & Blood’ Coming Out May 10; Premiere ‘Shut Up & Kiss Me’ Video

David Coverdale and Whitesnake will get back in the thick of it again later this year, as on May 10th the long-running band will release a new record titled Flesh & Blood. It’ll be the first proper Whitesnake album since 2015’s The Purple Album, and was announced on Thursday. In addition to the news, which… Continue reading Whitesnake: New Album ‘Flesh & Blood’ Coming Out May 10; Premiere ‘Shut Up & Kiss Me’ Video

Songs & Stories Tour: Art Alexakis (Everclear), Max Collins (Eve 6), Chris Collingwood (Fountains of Wayne) and John Wozniak (Marcy Playground) Announced

Art Alexakis, front man/principal member of the 1990s alt/rock band Everclear, tends to put together a tour of similar bands and artists each year or so, and he’s doing it again in 2019. But while in past years, the Summerland tour was a full rock concert going around the country and playing warm, outdoor venues,… Continue reading Songs & Stories Tour: Art Alexakis (Everclear), Max Collins (Eve 6), Chris Collingwood (Fountains of Wayne) and John Wozniak (Marcy Playground) Announced

Chester Bennington Photo Exhibit Set for 3/20 (His Birthday) and 3/21 in Burbank, California

On March 20, late Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington would have turned 43 years old. In his honor, Celebrating the Life of Chester Bennington: A Photo Exhibit will be held at The Black Sheep Gallery in Burbank, California, as put together by his close friend and tattoo artist, Jim Louvau, on the 21st and 22nd.… Continue reading Chester Bennington Photo Exhibit Set for 3/20 (His Birthday) and 3/21 in Burbank, California

Pearl Jam Named 2019 Record Store Day Ambassadors, Which Sounds About Right

Each spring, vinyl record enthusiasts throw a holiday for themselves in the form of Record Store Day. Artists release exclusive, limited-edition or otherwise rare and highly-sought titles for the occasion, and fans flock to brick and mortar music stores around the world. This year’s day is Saturday, April 13. On Tuesday, the 2019 Record Store… Continue reading Pearl Jam Named 2019 Record Store Day Ambassadors, Which Sounds About Right

A New Film Called ‘Yesterday’ Imagines a World Where Nobody Remembers the Beatles, and the Trailer is Wild

The Beatles. You know them. We all know them. The world knows them. Right? The music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison is among the most celebrated and culturally relevant to ever be recorded. But what if nobody remembered them at all, and it was as if their music just did… Continue reading A New Film Called ‘Yesterday’ Imagines a World Where Nobody Remembers the Beatles, and the Trailer is Wild