A Few Questions With…Dan Hawkins, Guitarist/Producer of The Darkness (New LP in June)

A Few Questions With…Dan Hawkins, Guitarist/Producer of The Darkness (New LP in June)

The contemporary music scene is particularly devoid of an abundance of anthemic, balls-to-the-wall, full-frontal guitar-based rock n’ roll. Because the world currently lacks what it once had in excess, it’s all the more important for the Darkness to continue doing their thing. We’re almost fifteen years removed from the band’s explosive 2003 debut Permission to […]

A Few Questions With…John Wicks

A Few Questions With…John Wicks

John Wicks made a name for himself in the late 1970s fronting the Records, a powerpop/rock band that was ultimately short lived despite achieving success with singles such as Starry Eyes. Since then, Wicks has continued on in the business, releasing more music as both the Records and as a solo act – in addition […]

A Few Questions With… Don Butler

A Few Questions With… Don Butler

Don Butler, also known as “Toneman”, does repairs, modifications, general maintenance and restorations to tube amplifiers (Vox-Marshall-Fender), guitars and effects pedals.With over 25 years of hands on experience as well as being a professional musician, Toneman knows not only how your equipment should sound, but how and why it works! “I started working on guitars […]

A Few Questions With…Musician Matt McKenna

A Few Questions With…Musician Matt McKenna

Rock Cellar Magazine’s “Uncle Greg” first met Matt McKenna playing guitar with a band involving Rusty Anderson (Paul McCartney’s touring guitar player) in 2003 at the Fender Museum in Fullerton, California, but his career goes back much further than that. Some biographical information from his official site: Matt is a Los Angeles, California-based composer and multi-instrumentalist.  Born […]

A Few Questions With…Andy Fraser of Free

A Few Questions With…Andy Fraser of Free

Andrew McLan “Andy” Fraser (born 3 July 1952) is an English songwriter and bass guitarist whose career has lasted over 40 years…supplemental biographical information from his website: “Andy appeared at the legendary 1970 Isle of Wight Festival along with Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Doors, Bob Dylan and others. His first U.S. show was at Madison […]