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Rock Cellar Magazine
June 6, 2019
Rest in Peace, Dr. John: 1941 – 2019

Malcolm John Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, the New Orleans-based genre-bending musician dabbling in blues, funk, r&b and more, has passed away at the age of 77 of a...

Rock Cellar Magazine
May 31, 2019
Rest in Peace, Roky Erickson of the 13th Floor Elevators: 1947-2019

Legendary psychedelic musician and Texas rock pioneer Roky Erickson has passed away, per reports circulating on Friday. He was 71. According to, a post from local Austin musician Jon Dee...

Rock Cellar Magazine
May 13, 2019
Rest in Peace, World-Class Entertainer/Actor/Activist Doris Day: 1922 – 2019

The world woke up Monday to the news that legendary entertainer/actress/cultural icon Doris Day has passed away at the age of 97 after a battle with pneumonia. Remembering the legendary...

Rock Cellar Magazine
March 25, 2019
Rest in Peace, Innovative Singer/Songwriter/Composer Scott Walker: 1943-2019

On Monday morning, the music community woke up to the sad news that innovative musician Scott Walker passed away over the weekend at the age of 76. It is with...

Rock Cellar Magazine
March 17, 2019
Rest in Peace, Surf-Rock Legend Dick Dale: 1937 – 2019

Sad news this weekend, as Dick Dale, surf-rock legendlegend known for his iconic and ubiquitous classic “Misirlou,” has passed away at the age of 81, per reports (originally by California...

Rock Cellar Magazine
March 11, 2019
Rest in Peace, Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine: 1929-2019

Photo: On Monday, Hal Blaine — legendary drummer whose work as part of the Wrecking Crew made him an icon, his resume unparalleled — passed away at the age...

Rock Cellar Magazine
February 21, 2019
Rest in Peace, Peter Tork of the Monkees: 1942-2019

Sad news to share this Thursday, as Peter Tork of the Monkees has passed away at the age of 77. The following message was posted on his official Facebook page:...

Rock Cellar Magazine
July 20, 2018
One Year Later: Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park

The piece below originally ran on July 24, 2017, four days after Chester Bennington of Linkin Park was found dead in his Southern California home of a suspected suicide. A...

Rock Cellar Magazine
January 12, 2018
A Tribute to Malcolm Young: Rock Icons Name Their Favorite AC/DC Anthems

The tragic recent passing of AC/DC founding member and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young left hard rock fans mourning the loss of a beloved hard rock giant. A few years ago, Ken Sharp queried a...

Rock Cellar Magazine
July 24, 2017
Remembering Chester Bennington of Linkin Park, and Why His Passing is So Difficult to Process

Back in late 2000 I was browsing a Yahoo! Group for fans of Limp Bizkit. Very much a snapshot of the era, that’s how 15-year-old me decided to spend my...