More Power to Keith Richards for Giving Up Drinking, Saying He Was ‘Fed Up with It’

More Power to Keith Richards for Giving Up Drinking, Saying He Was ‘Fed Up with It’

This week, Rolling Stones guitarist/living legend to the utmost degree Keith Richards revealed to Rolling Stone that he’s given up drinking — and this time, he means it. In a feature focused around the Stones’ upcoming No Filter U.S. tour dates, Keef, 74, essentially said this tour will be different from a personal perspective, since […]

Top 11 Songs About Rock N’ Roll

Top 11 Songs About Rock N’ Roll

Rock and Roll: Music for the neck downwards. – Keith Richards Below,  enjoy Frank Mastropolo’s new Top 11 Rock N’ Roll Songs, but note: The absence of Bob Seger’s “Old Time Rock and Roll” is not an egregious omission, but a conscious choice. You see, that song appeared on our Top 11 Geezer Songs list […]

Top 11 Rebel Songs

Top 11 Rebel Songs

The young always have the same problem – how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another. — Quentin Crisp James Dean was a rebel. Marlon Brando was a rebel. Johnny Yuma was a rebel. You’re not. But listening to some of […]

Buzz: Are the Rolling Stones Releasing a Blues Record This Week?

Buzz: Are the Rolling Stones Releasing a Blues Record This Week?

Well, wouldn’t this be a fun surprise? On Tuesday, the Rolling Stones put up a mysterious and oh-so-cryptic video on their social channels and website alluding to some new music coming out soon — maybe this Thursday, October 6?? COMING OCTOBER 6 pic.twitter.com/c7XSocAIDK — The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) October 4, 2016 The teasing continued on the […]

‘Behind the Lens’: Music History Lessons with Henry Diltz and Morrison Hotel Gallery’s Richard Horowitz (Q&A)

‘Behind the Lens’: Music History Lessons with Henry Diltz and Morrison Hotel Gallery’s Richard Horowitz (Q&A)

Rock Cellar Magazine recently had the honor of attending the Behind the Lens presentation at the Largo at the Coronet in Hollywood on Thursday, September 10 (click here for remaining dates and ticket information). On-hand were revered rock photographer Henry Diltz and model/photographer Pattie Boyd. Both led slideshow presentations of their selected photographic works over […]

Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Jeff Beck at the Riot House

Behind the Curtain: Interviewing Jeff Beck at the Riot House

The latest installment in our Behind the Curtain category, journalist Steve Rosen recounts his fateful encounter with legendary guitarist Jeff Beck. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The drive from my guesthouse/cottage in the hills of Hollywood to the then hallowed Continental Hyatt House for the interview with Jeff Beck took maybe four minutes. Still, it was 240 of the most […]