Behind the Curtain: Rock and Roll Adventures with Stevie Ray Vaughan

Behind the Curtain: Rock and Roll Adventures with Stevie Ray Vaughan

The Columbia Records complex in Century City is a beehive of activity. The building — made of chrome, polished wood and a thousand windows reflecting sunlight — is composed of offices, archive rooms, cubicles and conference suites. In every corner of the building secretaries, administrators, A&R staff, and promo and marketing people are running around […]

Stream Four Year Strong’s New Unplugged/Rarities LP ‘Some Of You Will Like This, Some Of You Won’t’ LP

Stream Four Year Strong’s New Unplugged/Rarities LP ‘Some Of You Will Like This, Some Of You Won’t’ LP

For years, Boston-based pop-punk outfit Four Year Strong made their mark on the scene with frenetic, high-energy anthems tailor-made for crowd singalongs. For their new release, however, the band stripped things down a bit, re-imagining songs for a new unplugged/rarities collection called Some Of You Will Like This, Some Of You Won’t. A pretty to-the […]

GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to Boston and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ ‘Hyper Space’ Summer Tour!

GIVEAWAY: Enter for a Chance to Win a Pair of Tickets to Boston and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ ‘Hyper Space’ Summer Tour!

This summer, two legendary acts will team up when Boston hits the road with special guests Joan Jett & the Blackhearts for a 21-date ‘Hyper Space’ tour across North America. RockCellarMagazine.com has teamed up with Live Nation to offer two (2) lucky winners a pair of tickets to a concert of their choice on the tour, which […]

Punk Icons Rancid and Dropkick Murphys Detail ‘From Boston to Berkeley’ Co-Headlining Summer Tour

Punk Icons Rancid and Dropkick Murphys Detail ‘From Boston to Berkeley’ Co-Headlining Summer Tour

Starting in late July, two of punk’s most revered and long-running bands will join forces for a co-headlining trek across North America when the Bay Area’s Rancid and Boston’s Dropkick Murphys embark on the ‘From Boston to Berkeley’ tour. As a gesture of the camaraderie each band has for the other, every night of the tour […]

‘Lonely Boy’ Steve Jones on His New Book, Life with the Sex Pistols, Bob Dylan and More

‘Lonely Boy’ Steve Jones on His New Book, Life with the Sex Pistols, Bob Dylan and More

Steve Jones was one of those kids whose high school yearbook entry would have read “Most likely not to succeed.” His life path was an all-too-certain roller coaster ride to the gutter until rock and roll blew its anarchic spirit into his lungs. The true epitome of an accidental pioneer, Jones’ pile-driving, powerful guitar work powered the engine […]

Joe Perry Rocks (The Interview)

Joe Perry Rocks (The Interview)

Rocks: My Life in and Out of Aerosmith, the name of Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry’s new book  is a play on the band’s classic ‘70s album which spawned such classic tracks as Back in the Saddle, Last Child and Combination. But it also serves to express how the musical community views this seasoned rock and roll […]

The Go-Go’s Charlotte Caffey: The Beat Goes On (Interview)

The Go-Go’s Charlotte Caffey: The Beat Goes On (Interview)

In 1978, against the backdrop of disco, soft practitioners like Debby Boone and the Captain & Tennille and the growing success of arena rock bands like Styx, REO Speedwagon, Boston and Foreigner, a rough and tumble all female bunch of misfits arrived on the music scene. Imbued with the bratty spirit of punk, the band […]