Behind the Curtain: David Coverdale (a Delightfully Pleasant Rock Star)

Behind the Curtain: David Coverdale (a Delightfully Pleasant Rock Star)

I first met David Coverdale on December 9, 1974, when the Mark III version of Deep Purple—Coverdale, bassist-vocalist Glenn Hughes, drummer Ian Paice, keyboardist Jon Lord and guitarist Ritchie Blackmore—were starting their inaugural U.S. tour in support of the Burn album. This third lineup of the band was performing at the Met Center in Bloomington, […]

GIVEAWAY: Celebrate the Legacy of Keith Emerson, Greg Lake and Carl Palmer with an ELP Restrospective Prize Pack

GIVEAWAY: Celebrate the Legacy of Keith Emerson, Greg Lake and Carl Palmer with an ELP Restrospective Prize Pack

We recently ran a giveaway for a copy of the Emerson, Lake & Palmer retrospective The Anthology CD set — and now, in the wake of Greg Lake’s unfortunate death earlier this week, we wanted to honor his career and influence with ELP once again. Rock Cellar Magazine.com is proud to present another ELP-themed giveaway, […]

Rest in Peace, Greg Lake: 1947-2016

Rest in Peace, Greg Lake: 1947-2016

Greg Lake, English songwriter, producer and bassist known for his work in both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer, has died at the age of 69. His manager Stewart Young shared the sad news on Lake’s Facebook page: Lake’s ELP band mate, Carl Palmer, posted as well: Lake’s passing comes just nine months after […]