Colin Newman of the band Wire talks to Rock Cellar Magazine about their latest album “Change Becomes Us,” and Wire’s place in the history of post-punk music.
Author Paul Gleason
Rock Cellar Magazine catches up with Justin Hayward to discuss The Moody Blues, songwriting, the band’s performance at the infamous 1970 Isle of Wight Festival, meditation, drugs, and his brand new record – Spirits of the Western Sky.
In a rare interview, Wizard/Star Todd Rundgren talks about his new album “State,” his upcoming tour, and some of the highlights of his celebrated musical life.
Peter Hook of Joy Division and New Order delves into the inner workings of both bands, shenanigans with the Duke and Duchess of York, Hook’s recent split with his former New Order bandmates, and his take on Manchester bands The Stone Roses, The Smiths, and Oasis.
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 passion from as many different angles as the imagination allows. Here is a list (of course, by no means comprehensive) of 11 of the best recent rock-related reads… 1. Salman Rushdie – The Ground Beneath Her Feet – 1999 Salman Rushdie is one of the world’s greatest writers. He’s also one of its funniest. When you bring these two traits to rock music literature, a kind of magic happens. The Ground Beneath…
No doubt it’s difficult for some young tykes just now sweating through driver’s ed to wrap their acne-scarred heads around it, but there was once a time, not too long ago, when Metallica was the Biggest Band in the World. The 80s saw them slowly taking over the metal world, album by album, until 1991’s Metallica (aka The Black Album) crossed them over into mainstream consciousness on its way to becoming one of the most-selling albums of all time. But since? Not a whole lot to write home about. (Their creative peak post-Black Album may be a quote by bassist…