Vanilla Fudge’s Mark Stein on Hendrix, His New Band … and the LP That Was “The Biggest Disaster of the 1960s”

Vanilla Fudge’s Mark Stein on Hendrix, His New Band … and the LP That Was “The Biggest Disaster of the 1960s”

Vanilla Fudge departed from the three-minute single in 1967 with their debut album Vanilla Fudge. The New York-area band – drummer Carmine Appice, bassist Tim Bogert, guitarist Vinny Martell and organist Mark Stein – released the groundbreaking LP with extended versions of “Ticket to Ride,” “She’s Not There,” “Eleanor Rigby” and “You Keep Me Hangin’ […]

Jimmy Page: ‘All Manner of Surprises’ Coming in 2018 for Led Zeppelin’s 50th Anniversary

Jimmy Page: ‘All Manner of Surprises’ Coming in 2018 for Led Zeppelin’s 50th Anniversary

Next year will be a big one for Led Zeppelin. It’ll mark the 50th anniversary since the legendary band formed in 1968. An anniversary like that ostensibly means some special events, releases and/or festivities, and guitarist Jimmy Page (who spoke with Rock Cellar a few years back about the band’s reissue series) has stoked those […]

Robert Plant Premieres ‘Bluebirds Over the Mountain’ ft. Chrissie Hynde; Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Robert Plant Premieres ‘Bluebirds Over the Mountain’ ft. Chrissie Hynde; Announces U.S. Tour Dates

On October 13, Robert Plant will return with a new album titled Carry Fire. The legendary former lead vocalist of Led Zeppelin has previewed it already with “The May Queen” and “Bones of Saints,” and now a third track from the record has been made available ahead of the LP’s release. Titled “Bluebirds Over the Mountain,” […]

Buzz: Robert Plant’s Website Posts Mysterious Message; Might Led Zeppelin Reform for Desert Trip 2017?

Buzz: Robert Plant’s Website Posts Mysterious Message; Might Led Zeppelin Reform for Desert Trip 2017?

Might Led Zeppelin really, actually, finally get back together in 2017, and could it all be for Desert Trip in Southern California in October? That’s the altest buzz, for two specific reasons. First, Robert Plant’s website was updated on Wednesday to only display the image above. Second, the inaugural Desert Trip, which took place in […]

Top 11 Songs About Rock N’ Roll

Top 11 Songs About Rock N’ Roll

Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards. – Keith Richards Below,  enjoy Frank Mastropolo’s new Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Songs, but note: The absence of Bob Seger’s “Old Time Rock and Roll” is not an egregious omission, but a conscious choice. You see, that song appeared on our Top 11 Geezer Songs list […]

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