Preview Mike Love’s New Double-LP ‘Unleash the Love,’ Which Features Beach Boys Classics and New Material

Preview Mike Love’s New Double-LP ‘Unleash the Love,’ Which Features Beach Boys Classics and New Material

This Friday, Nov. 17, legendary Beach Boys vocalist Mike Love will release Unleash the Love, a double-album featuring a mixture of new material and re-recorded versions of classic Beach Boys songs. Produced by Grammy-winner Michael Lloyd, Unleash the Love is all about … well, love. Unleash The Love is a testament to, and continuation of, […]

An Archival Conversation with the Late Glen Campbell

An Archival Conversation with the Late Glen Campbell

The passing of country legend Glen Campbell earlier this year elicited warm tributes and outpourings of love and memories from those he impacted. Below, enjoy an archival interview with him, as conducted by Rock Cellar’s Ken Sharp a few years back, as our own tribute to the iconic Campbell. ——————————- Music fans first met Glen Campbell […]

From Growing Up Idolizing the Beatles to Becoming the Lemon Twigs: Q&A with Brian D’Addario

From Growing Up Idolizing the Beatles to Becoming the Lemon Twigs: Q&A with Brian D’Addario

Note: “A previous edit of this article referred to The Lemon Twigs’ as ‘The Twigs’ on two occasions, but has since been edited to avoid any confusion with The Twigs.”  Upon hearing The Lemon Twigs‘ spectacular debut album, Do Hollywood, the band — brothers and creative wunderkinds, Brian and Michael D’Addario, bassist Megan Zeankowski and keyboardist […]

Hear Weezer’s Breezy New Song ‘Beach Boys,’ Paying Homage to Their Heroes

Hear Weezer’s Breezy New Song ‘Beach Boys,’ Paying Homage to Their Heroes

It comes as no surprise that Weezer consider the Beach Boys musical heroes — listening to Rivers Cuomo’s band’s output over the course of their more than two-decades-old career, that much is apparent. And, as the band has aged, they’ve explored more pop-oriented sounds in more recent albums. Their latest, Pacific Daydream, will be released […]

Hear Avenged Sevenfold’s … Unexpected Cover of the Beach Boys’ ‘God Only Knows’

Hear Avenged Sevenfold’s … Unexpected Cover of the Beach Boys’ ‘God Only Knows’

Avenged Sevenfold have made a career out of their blistering, high-energy hard rock/metal sound, but they branched out a bit with last October’s artificial intelligence-themed concept album The Stage. And now, in a definitely unexpected move, A7X have recorded a cover of the Beach Boys classic “God Only Knows.” Stream it below: Said vocalist M. […]

Brian Wilson Adds Dates to Final Run of ‘Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary World Tour’ in North America, Europe and the U.K.

Brian Wilson Adds Dates to Final Run of ‘Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary World Tour’ in North America, Europe and the U.K.

Beach Boys icon Brian Wilson has been touring heavily in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Pet Sounds, and it’s gone so well he and his band have announced some additional shows for the trek’s final run. A statement from Wilson, as posted on Wilson’s official site: “We’re performing more shows than ever before and […]

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