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Rock Cellar Magazine
August 18, 2020
Q&A: Acclaimed Songwriters Franke Previte and Pamela Phillips Oland Discuss ‘One World,’ Their 1989 Peace Anthem Updated for the COVID-19 Era

Franke Previte is an acclaimed singer/songwriter whose work with Franke and the Knockouts achieved success in the 1980s before he co-wrote the Dirty Dancing anthems “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life,” “Hungry Eyes,” which...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 17, 2020
Biffy Clyro Bassist James Johnston on ‘A Celebration of Endings’ & Resuming Live Concerts: ‘As Soon As We’re Able to Figure It Out, We’ll Be Knocking Down the Door’

Biffy Clyro often enhances its hard-rock sound with orchestration. “Many of Horror,” a pop-leaning top 10 U.K. charter for the Scottish rock trio, was a prime example. The accompanying 2009...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 14, 2020
First Aid Kit Covers Willie Nelson’s ‘On the Road Again,’ Benefiting Crew Nation and the Global Touring Community Affected by COVID-19

First Aid Kit, the Swedish folk duo comprised of sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg, shared a cover on Friday — and it’s a special one. (Click here to shop First...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 12, 2020
Stevie Nicks Reiterates Plea for Mask-Wearing to Combat COVID-19: ‘If I Get It, I Probably Will Never Sing Again’

Stevie Nicks has spoken up once again regarding her strong wishes for everybody to wear a mask to help combat the spread of COVID-19. On July 29, the legendary singer...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 10, 2020
The NAMM Show Officially Cancels 2021 Event in Anaheim Due to COVID-19, Announces ‘Believe in Music Week’ Virtual Event

There will be no in-person gathering of musical minds in Anaheim in January 2021, as the NAMM Show officially announced its cancellation for the upcoming year in a statement sent...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 10, 2020
Morrison Hotel Gallery ‘(De)Tour’ 8/15: Ringo Starr, Slash, Linda Perry, John Oates, Sean Lennon, More Playing Virtual Festival for MusiCares/NIVA

This upcoming Saturday, Aug. 15, a can’t-miss assortment of music icons will gather — remotely, of course — for (De)Tour, a special fundraising virtual charity festival benefiting MusiCares and the...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 7, 2020
Blink-182 Shares Furious, Aggressive (and Relatable) High-Energy Punk Anthem ‘Quarantine’ (Listen)

Blink-182 has had about enough of the COVID-19 pandemic and its stranglehold over what we all consider ‘normal life.’ On Friday, the band premiered a new single, “Quarantine,” and it’s...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 6, 2020
Watch Roger Waters and His Band Play Pink Floyd’s ‘Vera’ and ‘Bring the Boys Back Home’ from Quarantine

In recent weeks, Roger Waters has been keeping busy at home with a series of performances videos filmed in COVID-19 isolation. Joining forces (remotely) with his backing band, Waters has...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 3, 2020
Stevie Nicks Urges Everyone to Wear a Mask to Combat COVID-19: ‘We Must All Change Into Spiritual Warriors’ to Defeat the Virus

Over the past few months of COVID-19 pandemic-inspired isolation, Stevie Nicks has been a bastion of hope and optimism on her various social media channels. The music legend and Fleetwood...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 27, 2020
Watch Bono and the Edge of U2 Play ‘Stairway to Heaven’ for an Irish COVID-19 Fundraiser, Dedicated to Their Road Crew

You just do not play “Stairway to Heaven.” There’s a rule about it, remember? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RD1KqbDdmuE Well, apparently you can play it under certain circumstances. This past weekend, Bono and the...