New Music Out 10/9: John Lennon, Blue Öyster Cult, The Doors, Dire Straits, Linkin Park, More

This Friday, Oct. 9 brings with it some very notable new music from a host of big-name acts. Some are reissuing classic albums, others are sharing brand new music for the first time in a while — here’s a rundown. John Lennon — GIMME SOME TRUTH. ULTIMATE MIXES. Box Set (Click here to buy from… Continue reading New Music Out 10/9: John Lennon, Blue Öyster Cult, The Doors, Dire Straits, Linkin Park, More

Robby Krieger (+ Frank Zappa Alumni) Share Funky Live Video of ‘The Hitch,’ from Krieger’s New LP Out Now

Robby Krieger (Photo: Jill Jarrett Photography)

In mid-August, legendary guitarist Robby Krieger of The Doors released a new solo album, The Ritual Begins at Sundown. The record, a mind-bending instrumental affair that saw its release date pushed back a bit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, pairs Krieger with his longtime colleague Arthur Barrow (an esteemed Frank Zappa alum), as well as additional Zappa… Continue reading Robby Krieger (+ Frank Zappa Alumni) Share Funky Live Video of ‘The Hitch,’ from Krieger’s New LP Out Now

(ENTRY CLOSED) : Enter for a Chance to Win a Copy of The Doors ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Set

Update: The giveaway period is now closed. Thank you! You can’t think about classic rock music — or Los Angeles — without calling to mind the music and influence of The Doors, and on Oct. 9 the revered band will release a special 50th anniversary edition of its iconic 1970 album, Morrison Hotel. Rock Cellar… Continue reading (ENTRY CLOSED) : Enter for a Chance to Win a Copy of The Doors ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Set

Preview The Doors ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Set with ‘Peace Frog/Blue Sunday (Take 4)’ (Preview/Pre-Order)

On Oct. 9, The Doors will release a lavish 50th anniversary Deluxe Edition of Morrison Hotel, the famed Los Angeles band‘s unforgettable 1970 album. (Click here to pre-order The Doors’ Morrison Hotel 50th Anniversary Set from our Rock Cellar Store). Listen to "Peace Frog/Blue Sunday (Take 4)"on @Spotify: https://t.co/nPoPwy8aXS#TheDoors #MorrisonHotel50 — The Doors (@TheDoors) August 24, 2020… Continue reading Preview The Doors ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Set with ‘Peace Frog/Blue Sunday (Take 4)’ (Preview/Pre-Order)

The Doors: ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Coming 10/9 (Pre-Order)

In 1970, The Doors released Morrison Hotel, the Los Angeles band‘s fifth studio album and a major moment in the group’s career. Its recording process only took a few weeks, the album featured artwork taken by famed photographer Henry Diltz, who snapped a photo of Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, John Densmore and Ray Manzarek inside… Continue reading The Doors: ‘Morrison Hotel’ 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Coming 10/9 (Pre-Order)

Out Now: ‘The Ritual Begins at Sundown,’ a Psychedelic New Album from Robby Krieger of The Doors (Listen/Buy)

Robby Krieger (Photo: Jill Jarrett Photography)

The Ritual Begins at Sundown is a dramatic name for an album — and a fitting one for Robby Krieger, guitarist of The Doors. (Click here to purchase The Ritual Begins at Sundown via our Rock Cellar Store). Today, the legendary guitarist releases his new record, a mind-bending instrumental affair that saw its release date… Continue reading Out Now: ‘The Ritual Begins at Sundown,’ a Psychedelic New Album from Robby Krieger of The Doors (Listen/Buy)

New Music Out This Week 8/14: The Doors’ Robby Krieger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Whitney, Fantastic Negrito, Bruce Hornsby and Biffy Clyro (Listen)

Today, Friday, Aug. 14 brought with it a number of notable new music releases from acts all across the wide spectrum of music. Below is our curated list of Rock Cellar’s new music picks for Aug. 14, along with links to purchase (where applicable). Without further ado … our new music picks for this week.… Continue reading New Music Out This Week 8/14: The Doors’ Robby Krieger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Whitney, Fantastic Negrito, Bruce Hornsby and Biffy Clyro (Listen)

Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram

We’re all looking for distractions these days, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues its stranglehold on all we hold dear. All that scrolling through your Instagram feed can be taxing on the thumbs, but there’s an account you really ought to follow: @TheBandWasHere, the product of Steve Birnbaum — noted director/dad/husband/photographer, as the profile states. Simply… Continue reading Recreating Music History, One Photo at a Time: Follow @TheBandWasHere on Instagram

New from Robby Krieger of The Doors: Stream ‘The Hitch,’ from New Solo Album ‘The Ritual Begins at Sundown’

Robby Krieger (Photo: Jill Jarrett)

Robby Krieger, legendary guitarist of The Doors, has been steadily previewing his new solo album, The Ritual Begins at Sundown, for a few months now. On Friday, Krieger premiered a rollicking new track titled “The Hitch,” an irresistibly funky jam from the album (due out August 14), a collaboration between Krieger and longtime friend/collaborator Arthur… Continue reading New from Robby Krieger of The Doors: Stream ‘The Hitch,’ from New Solo Album ‘The Ritual Begins at Sundown’

Drift Out to the Edge with ‘Hot Head,’ a New Song from Robby Krieger of the Doors (ft. Frank Zappa Band Alumni)

On August 14, Robby Krieger, legendary guitarist of The Doors, will release The Ritual Begins at Sundown, a new album that he has been previewing in recent weeks with a handful of mind-bending instrumental tracks (when not informing Doors fans how to play some of the band’s classic songs in a YouTube tutorial series, that… Continue reading Drift Out to the Edge with ‘Hot Head,’ a New Song from Robby Krieger of the Doors (ft. Frank Zappa Band Alumni)