Interest: Tom Petty


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 20, 2020
Tom Petty: Long-Awaited ‘Wildflowers & All The Rest’ Collection Out 10/16; Preview/Pre-Order Now

Wildflowers was a landmark release in the iconic career of Tom Petty, and fans have long clamored for a deluxe reissue of the 1994 solo album — and after a...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 19, 2020
Chris Hillman Announces Memoir, ‘Time Between: My Life as a Byrd, Burrito Brother and Beyond’ Due Out 11/17

From the Byrds to the Flying Burrito Brothers and more, Chris Hillman has led a life and career of influence and prestige — and on Nov. 17, he’ll release his...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 14, 2020
Jeff Slate (Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Rock Cellar Writer) Releases 43-Track ‘Lockdown Live’ Album, ft. Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Warren Zevon Covers and More

Jeff Slate is a New York-based singer/songwriter with a prolific solo career — in addition to being a rock music journalist. He’s a regular contributor to Rock Cellar (if you...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 5, 2020
Hear ‘There Goes Angela (Dream Away),’ an Unreleased Song from Tom Petty Taken from the Upcoming ‘Wildflowers’ Project

The estate of Tom Petty has a treat for us all: “There Goes Angela (Dream Away),” a previously unreleased song from the cherished singer/songwriter that is part of the upcoming...


Rock Cellar Magazine
August 4, 2020
Neil Young Files Lawsuit Against the Trump Campaign for Over the Use of His Songs at Rallies

Neil Young has had enough of hearing his music played at the Trump administration’s campaign rallies — and on Tuesday, the outspoken rock and roll legend filed a lawsuit against...


Rock Cellar Magazine
July 13, 2020
Waxing Poetic About the Majesty of Vinyl Records with Benmont Tench

Note: This interview with Benmont Tench was conducted a few years back, well before the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.  Walk into Benmont Tench’s home and you’ll immediately know you’ve entered...


Rock Cellar Magazine
June 26, 2020
Hear the Original Demo Version of Tom Petty’s ‘You Don’t Know How It Feels,’ from a Planned ‘Wildflowers’ Project

On Friday, the Tom Petty estate rolled out a special surprise for fans: An original demo recording of “You Don’t Know How It Feels,” the lead single from Petty’s 1994...


Rock Cellar Magazine
June 21, 2020
Tom Petty Estate Issues Statement, Cease and Desist After ‘I Won’t Back Down’ is Played at President Trump’s Rally

On Saturday, President Trump held a campaign rally in Tulsa, Ok., and at one point, “I Won’t Back Down,” the classic track from Tom Petty, was played over the arena’s...


Rock Cellar Magazine
April 3, 2020
Here Are Some Great Music Films/Documentaries to Stream at Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Update: In addition to the music documentaries + films highlighted below, there are a number of innovative livestream concert events popping up every few minutes, it seems, in response to...


Rock Cellar Magazine
March 31, 2020
Listen to an Hour-Plus Interview with Tom Petty, Circa 1985 and the ‘Southern Accents’ Era

In 1985, rock and roll writer Steve Rosen headed to Sunset Boulevard to interview Tom Petty. Southern Accents, Petty’s sixth album with the Heartbreakers, had recently been released and Petty...