Interest: politics


Rock Cellar Magazine
October 26, 2021
Billy Bragg Q&A: On His New Album, Activism and the Perils of Cynicism (“That’s Our Greatest Enemy”)

According to Billy Bragg himself, “the Venn diagram of a good Billy Bragg song shows an overlap between the personal and the political.”  That’s been his philosophy since his debut...


Rock Cellar Magazine
October 12, 2021
Tom Morello on His New Album (‘As Much of a Life Raft and an Anti-Depressant as Anything Else),’ Social Media, the Chicago Cubs and More (The Interview)

As the years roll by, Tom Morello rages on — and this week, the guitarist/SiriusXM radio DJ/icon known for his musically rebellious body of work with Rage Against the Machine,...


Rock Cellar Magazine
October 27, 2020
Judgment Day: Should the Number of Judges on the Supreme Court Be Increased?

“I’ve looked at life from both sides now From win and lose and still somehow It’s life’s illusions I recall I really don’t know life at all” — Joni Mitchell...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 30, 2020
The Portland Protests: Fighting Fascism? Or Malicious Mayhem?

A Note from Rock Cellar Magazine:  Rock Cellar has always been about bringing you the latest news and information that’s going on in the world (and not just the rock...


Rock Cellar Magazine
June 8, 2020
Editorial: Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and the Fallacy of Demanding That Socially-Conscious Musicians/Entertainers ‘Stick to Music’

The ubiquity of social media over the past decade-plus has led to one inescapable truth: Everybody can express themselves no matter what, all the time. This includes musicians like guitarist...


Rock Cellar Magazine
June 5, 2020
Elvis Costello Returns with Aggressive, Angry, Punked-Up New Song ‘No Flag’ — Listen

In the second verse of his new song, “No Flag,” Elvis Costello asks a question: I got no illusions, I’ve had no epiphany Why should anybody listen to me? Despite...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 3, 2019
Recap: Grandson Packs the Roxy, Igniting a Sold-Crowd on the ‘No Apologies’ Tour

There’s a certain experiential element to a Grandson gig. On Tuesday night, the No Apologies tour rolled into Hollywood, and he (otherwise known as Jordan Benjamin) and his band entertained...


Rock Cellar Magazine
March 26, 2019
Hear ‘Do the Paranoid Style,’ from Bad Religion’s New Album ‘Age of Unreason’

Punk vets Bad Religion released another song from their forthcoming album, Age of Unreason, which will be released on May 3 via Epitaph Records, and “Do the Paranoid Style” finds...


Rock Cellar Magazine
November 4, 2016
Best New Music: Stream Jim James' Charged New Solo Album 'Eternally Even'

My Morning Jacket front man Jim James released a new solo record, Eternally Even, on Friday. Featuring nine new compositions, Eternally Even is a particularly relevant album for our current...


Rock Cellar Magazine
October 11, 2016
New Aimee Mann: Stream 'Can't You Tell?', Written From the Perspective of Donald Trump

Singer/songwriter Aimee Mann has released a new song titled Can’t You Tell?, as part of a project called 30 Days, 30 Songs, a project releasing music from the likes of...