Interest: Eric Clapton


Rock Cellar Magazine
February 13, 2020
Behind the Curtain: Touring the Marshall Amplification Factory and Lunch with Jim Marshall in 1976

There was a movie released in the summer of 2019 titled Yesterday, depicting a world in which the Beatles never existed.  Pretty difficult to ponder, right? Well, try and picture...


Rock Cellar Magazine
December 3, 2019
Warm Up with Eric Clapton’s New Animated Video for ‘Everyday Will Be Like a Holiday,’ from His 2018 ‘Happy Xmas’ LP

Last winter, Eric Clapton released his very first holiday album. Happy Xmas, released via Surfdog Records, is a collection of standards and original compositions from the guitar legend, making up...


Rock Cellar Magazine
November 14, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Prepping for the End of the World with Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter

In this latest Behind the Curtain entry, Steve Rosen recounts an unexpectedly serious chat with Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, then of the Doobie Brothers, all about survival.  Imagine the world is...


Rock Cellar Magazine
October 15, 2019
The Music of Cream (Kofi Baker, Malcolm Bruce and Will Johns) Announce 2020 ‘Disraeli Gears’ Tour

The Music of Cream is a reverent musical tribute project featuring band members with exceptionally close ties to Cream, and in 2020 Kofi Baker (son of Ginger Baker, legendary drummer...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 20, 2019
Gibson Unveils Eric Clapton 1964 Firebird I Guitar

Eric Clapton‘s legendary Firebird guitar is among the most regarded in rock and roll history (as are Gibson guitars in general, having inspired the likes of Slash and many other...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 12, 2019
Behind the Curtain: Guitar Tips from Larry Carlton

Larry Carlton walked out onstage at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas on a hot and sticky afternoon on June 6, 2004. Dressed casually and nothing like a rock...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 12, 2019
The Stray Cats’ Lee Rocker on the Rockabilly Legends’ 40th Anniversary, New Album, Tour and Legacy

Looking like they stepped out of time machine with the dial switched to 1956, The Stray Cats emerged on the music scene in the early ‘80s with a stroking image,...


Rock Cellar Magazine
June 25, 2019
‘Play It Loud’ Brings Rock’s Most Iconic Instruments to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

“What’s the Joker doing in the Met?” guitarist Steve Miller, who was instrumental in helping put the show together, joked after seeing the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new exhibition “Play...


Rock Cellar Magazine
June 13, 2019
Slash on Guns N’ Roses’ Future and His Lifelong Bond with the Guitar (The Interview)

Slash is probably the last of the guitar heroes of the Golden Age of rock and roll. Following in the footsteps of the rock gods who inspired him — Joe...


Rock Cellar Magazine
May 14, 2019
Watch Eric Clapton and His Band Perform Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ at the Royal Albert Hall

This week, legendary guitarist Eric Clapton is performing some special shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall, and thanks to a fan with a great vantage point, there’s footage circulating of...