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 […]

Keith Emerson’s Final Songwriting Is Featured on Robert Berry’s New 3.2 Album ‘The Rules Have Changed’ (Listen)

Keith Emerson’s Final Songwriting Is Featured on Robert Berry’s New 3.2 Album ‘The Rules Have Changed’ (Listen)

As keyboardist of Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Keith Emerson was a cornerstone of the progressive rock era of the 1970s. Emerson, who suffered from depression, took his own life in 2016 after nerve damage restricted his playing. In 1988, Emerson and Palmer joined multi-instrumentalist Robert Berry to form 3 in the wake of ELP’s disbanding […]

Rest in Peace, John Wicks of the Records

Rest in Peace, John Wicks of the Records

Sad news came over the weekend. After a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, singer/songwriter/producer John Wicks passed away early Sunday morning. Wicks had strong ties to Rock Cellar, as he was frequently involved in the various charity concerts put on by the Tribe Band and the Get Together Foundation in recent years in the Los Angeles […]

Rest in Peace, Marty Balin of Jefferson Airplane: 1942-2018

Rest in Peace, Marty Balin of Jefferson Airplane: 1942-2018

Sad news to report this Friday: Marty Balin, co-founder of the influential San Francisco psychedelic rock band The Jefferson Airplane, passed away at the age of 76 on Thursday. Marty is survived by his wife Susan Joy Balin, daughters Jennifer Edwards and Delaney Balin, and stepdaughters Rebekah Geier and Moriah Geier. A statement from Balin’s widow, Susan Joy […]

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