New from Steve Perry: Hear ‘No Erasin,’ from His New Album ‘Traces’ Out 10/5

New from Steve Perry: Hear ‘No Erasin,’ from His New Album ‘Traces’ Out 10/5

What’s that rule about rumors? They’re always true? OK that’s not generally how it works, but it’s definitely valid for this week’s buzz surrounding Steve Perry. After the internet noticed new social media handles for the longtime Journey vocalist popping up and posting a cryptic message, rumors spread … and as it turns out, he […]

Thrice’s New Song ‘Only Us’ Is Unlike Anything They’ve Done Before — Listen

Thrice’s New Song ‘Only Us’ Is Unlike Anything They’ve Done Before — Listen

Orange County’s Thrice have always been a band willing to try new things. Despite starting out a more or less conventional punk/”screamo” ensemble, their sound has shifted genres, blending styles as the years went along. They’ve dabbled in electronic ephemera with their Alchemy Index records along the way to settling in with a distinct, recognizable […]

Buzz: Is Steve Perry Preparing to Make a Big Announcement?

Buzz: Is Steve Perry Preparing to Make a Big Announcement?

These days, cryptic messages on social media do quite a lot in terms of advancing buzz or attention about whatever you have planned — and it appears ex-Journey vocalist Steve Perry does have something coming up. The internet was abuzz recently thanks to a significantly mysterious message posted on newly-launched Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages […]

Preview Elvis Costello and the Imposters’ New Album ‘Look Now’ with a Pair of Songs

Preview Elvis Costello and the Imposters’ New Album ‘Look Now’ with a Pair of Songs

On October 12, Elvis Costello and the Imposters will release a new album titled Look Now. The LP was officially announced recently, shortly after Costello had to cancel some European tour dates due to medical complications. With that situation (hopefully) on the backburner, Costello and the Imposters are still slated to head out on a North […]

Reports: Aretha Franklin ‘Gravely Ill,’ Surrounded by Loved Ones in Detroit

Reports: Aretha Franklin ‘Gravely Ill,’ Surrounded by Loved Ones in Detroit

The Queen of Soul could use some well-wishes right now. Late Sunday night, reports indicated that legendary singer Aretha Franklin, 76, is currently receiving treatment at a Detroit hospital, surrounded by family, friends and loved ones. Nothing but warm healing wishes to the legendary Aretha Franklin this Sunday night. pic.twitter.com/CwvXtpe86p — Rock Cellar Magazine (@RockCellarMag) […]

Doyle Bramhall II Premieres ‘What You Need,’ ft. Eric Clapton — New Album Out 10/5 (Listen)

Doyle Bramhall II Premieres ‘What You Need,’ ft. Eric Clapton — New Album Out 10/5 (Listen)

Guitarist/songwriter Doyle Bramhall II is one of those guys. The ones who deserve your attention due to their style, hard work, and incredibly rich resume of accomplishments. He’s played alongside Eric Clapton, Gregg Allman, Elton John, T-Bone Burnett and Allen Toussaint, among others, establishing himself as one of the most resilient guitarists honing his craft […]