Trace the ‘Turning Point’ of ‘Killer Queen’ in the Latest ‘Queen — The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode

Queen recently debuted a special archival YouTube series commemorating the band’s 50th anniversary, and Queen — the Greatest promises a number of incredible trips through memory lane, so to speak, heralding the English rock group‘s singular career and legacy. The latest episode premiered on Friday and focuses on the impact of the track “Killer Queen,”… Continue reading Trace the ‘Turning Point’ of ‘Killer Queen’ in the Latest ‘Queen — The Greatest’ YouTube Series Episode

Begin a Journey Through Queen’s Historic Past with New YouTube Series ‘Queen – The Greatest’

2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the historic English rock band Queen, a group whose musical imprint is as firm and unassailable in the legacy of rock and roll as any act to take up the craft. (While the group originally formed in 1970, it wasn’t until a year later that bassist John Deacon joined… Continue reading Begin a Journey Through Queen’s Historic Past with New YouTube Series ‘Queen – The Greatest’

Top 11 Acoustic Guitar Rock Songs

“To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity.” —Richard Thompson “You’re in My Heart (The Final Acclaim)” by Rod Stewart Actress Britt Ekland said Rod Stewart revealed that he wrote “You’re in My Heart” for her while they dined at a restaurant. “In the… Continue reading Top 11 Acoustic Guitar Rock Songs

‘Queen: Rock Tour,’ The First-Ever Mobile Game from Queen, is Available Now on Android/iOS Devices

The music and essence of Queen is undeniable. The English rock band‘s influence still felt today, decades after the passing of show-stopping front man Freddie Mercury. Queen’s songs are engrained in culture around the world, and now some of those songs are the focus of a new mobile game — the first-ever Queen game —… Continue reading ‘Queen: Rock Tour,’ The First-Ever Mobile Game from Queen, is Available Now on Android/iOS Devices

A Tribute to Freddie Mercury on the 29th Anniversary of His Death (Including Posts from Brian May + Roger Taylor)

Today, Nov. 24, is the 29th anniversary of the passing of Freddie Mercury, legendary singer of the band Queen. The dynamic vocalist (born Farrokh Bulsara) who captivated the world with his unabashed style and flamboyant on-stage persona was an “icon” in the truest sense of the word, and his 1991 passing at just 45 years… Continue reading A Tribute to Freddie Mercury on the 29th Anniversary of His Death (Including Posts from Brian May + Roger Taylor)

Queen Streaming ‘The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness’ for 48 Hours Beginning Friday 5/15 on YouTube

Heads up, Queen fans — the band is launching a very special and limited-time opportunity on YouTube this Friday, May 15 when it streams the The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness for 48 hours as a fundraiser for the World Health Organization’s efforts combating the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.instagram.com/p/CAIyXTzA9hz/ Announced this week, the 1992… Continue reading Queen Streaming ‘The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness’ for 48 Hours Beginning Friday 5/15 on YouTube

Last-Minute Music Gift Guide for the 2019 Holiday Season

This time of year is a veritable bonanza for music enthusiasts, as elaborate box sets, special vinyl reissue packages, compilations and more suddenly become available. With the Christmas and Hanukkah countdown getting shorter, Rock Cellar cherry-picked some noteworthy 2019 releases for a helpful last-minute music gift guide for the fan(s) on your shopping list —… Continue reading Last-Minute Music Gift Guide for the 2019 Holiday Season

The New Freddie Mercury Box Set ‘Never Boring’ Celebrates the Late Queen Singer’s Expansive Solo Career (Preview)

As an entertainer, Freddie Mercury truly was “never boring.” On Oct. 11, a special box set will be released celebrating his unique place in music history and his undeniable dynamism as  a vocalist, whether with Queen or as an accomplished solo artist. It will be available as a limited-edition CD/Blu-ray set (pre-order here), as well… Continue reading The New Freddie Mercury Box Set ‘Never Boring’ Celebrates the Late Queen Singer’s Expansive Solo Career (Preview)

Hear Freddie Mercury’s Powerful Vocals Shin on a Previously Unheard Track ‘Time Waits For No One’

Here’s a treat. In 1986, Freddie Mercury recorded a song titled “Time Waits For No One” as part of the soundtrack/concept album inspired by Time, the musical put together by Dave Clark (of the Dave Clark Five). The original version of the song, titled “Time,” featured drums and production flourishes and was a pretty “big”-sounding… Continue reading Hear Freddie Mercury’s Powerful Vocals Shin on a Previously Unheard Track ‘Time Waits For No One’

Top 11 Songs About Royalty

“You know, I do speak the Queens’ English. It’s just the wrong Queens, that’s all. It’s over the 59th Street Bridge. It’s not over the Atlantic Ocean.” – Cyndi Lauper 11. “King Tut” by Steve Martin “King Tut” was a 1978 novelty hit for comedian Steve Martin. The spoof of the Egyptian pharaoh was inspired… Continue reading Top 11 Songs About Royalty