Rest in Peace, Peter Tork of the Monkees: 1942-2019

Rest in Peace, Peter Tork of the Monkees: 1942-2019

Sad news to share this Thursday, as Peter Tork of the Monkees has passed away at the age of 77. The following message was posted on his official Facebook page: And the message in non-Facebook format: It is with beyond-heavy and broken hearts that we share the devastating news that our friend, mentor, teacher, and […]

The Monkees: ‘Christmas Party’ Album Out 10/12, Featuring Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, XTC’s Andy Partridge and More

The Monkees: ‘Christmas Party’ Album Out 10/12, Featuring Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, XTC’s Andy Partridge and More

Back in 2016, the Monkees‘ Micky Dolenz, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork of the Monkees released Good Times!, a 50th anniversary album produced by Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger and featuring contributions from a host of special guest songwriters and performers, including Weezer‘s Rivers Cuomo, Andy Partridge of XTC, Noel Gallagher and Paul Weller.  It was […]

Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap/Red Carpet Photos)

Music Photographer Mick Rock’s Magical Mystery Movie, ‘SHOT!’ (L.A. Premiere Recap/Red Carpet Photos)

Star-Studded Cinema Premiere Rocks L.A. The star-studded Los Angeles premiere of SHOT!​ The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock took place April 5 at the Pacific Theatres at The Grove. Rock Cellar Magazine covered the red carpet, screening and panel discussion about the documentary’s subject, legendary British photographer Mick Rock. From swinging London to New York’s underground, […]

Q&A: Andy Partridge Talks About the Monkees

Q&A: Andy Partridge Talks About the Monkees

For self-respecting music fans, Andy Partridge is rightly revered as one of the most important songwriters in popular music based on his stellar work in XTC. But away from his own work, Partridge is a huge fan of rock and roll, from Pink Floyd to the Beatles, The Byrds to The Hollies, Small Faces to […]

A Charitable Chat with Stephen Bishop About ‘Jammin’ for Jones’, Set for 4/28 in Los Angeles

A Charitable Chat with Stephen Bishop About ‘Jammin’ for Jones’, Set for 4/28 in Los Angeles

Rock Cellar caught up with singer, songwriter, actor and guitarist Stephen Bishop to discuss one of his upcoming events, a special fundraising concert for musician Jeff Jones. It’s set to take place on April 28 in Los Angeles, and Bishop was kind enough to speak with us about the function… Rock Cellar Magazine: For those […]

A Few Questions With…Musician/Songwriter James Lee Stanley

A Few Questions With…Musician/Songwriter James Lee Stanley

Folk singer-slash-songwriter James Lee Stanley has been a working musician since the early 1970s, releasing solo albums, touring and performing alongside acts as varied as Robin Williams, Bill Cosby, Bonnie Raitt, John Batdorf, Peter Tork of the Monkees, and many more. He was kind enough to answer some questions for our A Few Questions With…category. […]