New Music Friday: Stream Roger Waters’ ‘Smell the Roses,’ Off His New LP ‘Is This The Life We Really Want?’ Out 6/2

New Music Friday: Stream Roger Waters’ ‘Smell the Roses,’ Off His New LP ‘Is This The Life We Really Want?’ Out 6/2

Just yesterday, Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters officially detailed his new solo record, Is This The Life We Really Want?. Out June 2, it’ll be his first proper record of new solo material in 25 years. Today, Waters previewed the set with a song called “Smell the Roses,” which you can stream below: Pre-orders for the […]

Roger Waters Details New Album, ‘Is This The Life We Really Want?’, Produced by Nigel Godrich and Out in June

Roger Waters Details New Album, ‘Is This The Life We Really Want?’, Produced by Nigel Godrich and Out in June

At long last, Roger Waters‘ awaited new solo album Is This The Life We Really Want? has some concrete details. The LP, Waters’ first release of new material in 25 years, will be out June 2 via Columbia Records. Featuring 12 new songs, the album was produced by Radiohead’s Nigel Godrich and provides, “unflinching commentary […]

Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap/Red Carpet Photos)

Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap/Red Carpet Photos)

Star-Studded Cinema Premiere Rocks L.A. The star-studded Los Angeles premiere of SHOT!​ The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock took place April 5 at the Pacific Theatres at The Grove. Rock Cellar Magazine covered the red carpet, screening and panel discussion about the documentary’s subject, legendary British photographer Mick Rock. From swinging London to New York’s underground, […]

Sneak Peek: Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Jimi Hendrix’

Sneak Peek: Musicians Recall ‘The First Time I Heard Jimi Hendrix’

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame calls Jimi Hendrix “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music.” Though he died more than 45 years ago, Hendrix remains rock’s most influential guitarist. In recent months we’ve asked musicians to discuss the first time they heard Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin perform. Stay tuned as some […]

Carl Palmer on the Legacy of Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Q&A)

Carl Palmer on the Legacy of Emerson, Lake and Palmer (Q&A)

Between 1970 -1973 with the studio albums Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Trilogy, Tarkus and Brain Salad Surgery, ELP created some of prog rock’s most seminal and enduring music with their battalions of musically adventurous material framed by world class musicianship and the powerful vocals of bassist Greg Lake. Now with the band’s catalog being reissued as special […]

Bridge School Benefit Highlights: Neil Young + Metallica Cover Buffalo Springfield, Roger Waters Plays Pink Floyd, More (Video)

Bridge School Benefit Highlights: Neil Young + Metallica Cover Buffalo Springfield, Roger Waters Plays Pink Floyd, More (Video)

Over the weekend, the annual Bridge School Benefit concert took place at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. As is always the case, the multi-day festivities featured amazing sets from living legends such as Neil Young, Roger Waters, Willie Nelson and Metallica — and it was Young and ‘Tallica who teamed up for a […]