Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Releasing ‘The Road to Utopia: The Complete Recordings (1974-1982)’ Out 4/20

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Releasing ‘The Road to Utopia: The Complete Recordings (1974-1982)’ Out 4/20

Earlier this week, fans’ long-awaited hopes were realized when Todd Rundgren’s Utopia announced a reunion tour for 2018 — it’s been a very long time (32 years, in fact!) since the band toured together in this manner, after all. In addition to that exciting news, it was also revealed that an expansive CD box set […]

Back to the Beach Festival: 311, Sublime with Rome, Fishbone, Mighty Mighty Bosstones and More Set for April in Southern California

Back to the Beach Festival: 311, Sublime with Rome, Fishbone, Mighty Mighty Bosstones and More Set for April in Southern California

Southern California, sunny weather and ska-punk go hand in hand, so it’s with that in mind that the Back to the Beach Festival from Blink-182’s Travis Barker and producer/musician John Feldmann is sure to be a hit this spring. On April 28 and 29, a handful of bands will convene at Huntington State Beach for the […]

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Announce Big Reunion Tour for 2018

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Announce Big Reunion Tour for 2018

At long last, it’s happened: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia will head out on a special tour this spring. The tour will bring Rundgren back together with the mid-1970s lineup of the band, including bassist Kasim Sulton, drummer Willie Wilcox and keyboard player Ralph Shuckett. Rundgren always finds ways to keep impossibly and admirably busy — he just spent […]

Randy Bachman’s George Harrison Tribute LP ‘By George – By Bachman’ Out 3/2; Stream ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’

Randy Bachman’s George Harrison Tribute LP ‘By George – By Bachman’ Out 3/2; Stream ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’

Among those who inspired young Randy Bachman to take up music, George Harrison ranks pretty high. Bachman, who of course starred in the Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive en route to his spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, spoke with Rock Cellar in 2015 about the Beatles and how much their […]

David Byrne Premieres ‘This Is That,’ a New Song from the Upcoming ‘American Utopia’ (Listen)

David Byrne Premieres ‘This Is That,’ a New Song from the Upcoming ‘American Utopia’ (Listen)

Talking Heads front man David Byrne will release his new studio album, American Utopia, on March 9, via Nonesuch Records. Having recently premiered its lead single, the rhythmic “Everybody’s Coming To My House” and revealing world tour dates supporting the record, Byrne’s now released a second song from the record. Below, listen to “This Is […]

Smashing Pumpkins: 2018 ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright’ Reunion Tour (Minus D’arcy Wretzky) Announced

Smashing Pumpkins: 2018 ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright’ Reunion Tour (Minus D’arcy Wretzky) Announced

For Smashing Pumpkins fans, today may very well be the greatest day they’ve ever known. It’s been a long time since the Pumpkins’ classic lineup was together. For years, front man/songwriter Billy Corgan was the main holdover from the alt/rock band’s heyday in the mid to late 1990s, when they exploded thanks to albums like […]

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