Neil Peart is widely regarded as one of the greatest — if not the greatest — drummers in rock history. But the stickman for genre-defining Canadian prog-rockers Rush does not carry himself like a rock star, nor does he define himself by the trappings of fame. Away from the stage, he prefers a life of quiet contemplation, […]
NO SOUP FOR YOU! With those four words, Larry Thomas made his lasting mark on the pop-culture vernacular. The journeyman actor who portrayed the infamous Soup Nazi on Seinfeld — a dictatorial soup chef who ran his kitchen with an iron fist — knows he may never again play a role with such longevity. Nor […]
Best known as the smooth-talking Eric “Otter” Stratton in the acclaimed 1978 comedy Animal House, Tim Matheson is the definition of a working actor. Beginning his career at the age of 13, Matheson has appeared in countless shows including Leave it to Beaver, My Three Sons, Bonanza, Rhoda, Hawaii Five-0, Burn Notice, and Rod Serling’s Night Gallery. Matheson also worked as a voice […]
Pouring rain, thunder, church bells tolling in the distance, and then three menacing chords from Tony Iommi‘s guitar open the title track of Black Sabbath‘s debut album. Amid these eerie tones emerges Ozzy Osbourne‘s haunting voice: “What is this that stands before me? Figure in black which points at me. Turn ’round quick and start […]
Unstoppable Momentum is the title of rock guitar god Joe Satriani’s new album. “It’s a very truthful title,” says Satriani. “It’s all about recognizing I’ve had this drive in me to create music since I was a little kid. And it seems like instead of slowing down, it’s been gaining momentum over the years. So I […]
Rooker, a.k.a. Merle from ‘The Walking Dead’ discusses the show, his anti-bullying efforts and hobbies – such as karate.
Kris Kristofferson gave RCM a rare interview about his experiences over the years as one of music’s most enduring legends.
“He’ll tell you he’s a country singer, but to me the essence of rock and roll is a cry of freedom and rebellion. And I don’t know anyone who embodies it better. Every aspect of his life is a refusal to submit.” – Producer Don Was, speaking to Newsweek. As part of a vanishing breed that included […]
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 over 35 million albums worldwide. Hailed as “the first women of rock” and “feminist icons” by fans and critics alike, Ann and Nancy Wilson made an […]
Steve Howe, a 40-year rock veteran chats with Rock Cellar Magazine about the evolution of Yes, life on the road as a vegetarian, and the rising interest of albums in the singles-driven digital age.