Todd Rundgren’s Utopia: ‘Live at the Chicago Theatre’ Blu-ray/DVD/2-CD Set Coming in April to Commemorate Reunion Tour

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia: ‘Live at the Chicago Theatre’ Blu-ray/DVD/2-CD Set Coming in April to Commemorate Reunion Tour

When Todd Rundgren reconvened with the members of Utopia for a big tour in 2018, it came at heightened anticipation for Rundgren fans the world over. They’d been clamoring for this for years, and it finally happened — and on April 5, it’ll be commemorated with a special live album release. Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Live […]

Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)

Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)

Todd Rundgren (Photo: Jean Lannen) Todd Rundgren’s long awaited autobiography The Individualist bears a title apt for a musical iconoclast who has steered his 50 year career with stubborn independence and uncompromising artistic vision, battling the “Blue Meanies” of the music industry. His brilliant new book carves an illuminating window into the psyche of one of […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees: Radiohead, the Zombies, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, the Cure and Roxy Music

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees: Radiohead, the Zombies, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, the Cure and Roxy Music

On Thursday morning, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the official list of inductees into its halls for 2019, so congratulations to the following: Radiohead The Zombies Stevie Nicks Janet Jackson Def Leppard The Cure Roxy Music Congratulations #RockHall2019 Inductees @thecure, @defleppard, @janetjackson, @stevienicks, @radiohead, #RoxyMusic and @thezombiesmusic Now's the time to celebrate […]

Todd Rundgren: ‘The Individualist: Digressions, Dreams & Dissertations’ Memoir Out 12/21, Special Tour Planned for 2019

Todd Rundgren: ‘The Individualist: Digressions, Dreams & Dissertations’ Memoir Out 12/21, Special Tour Planned for 2019

Todd Rundgren has led a versatile, genre-shifting life as a songwriter and musician. One might assume, then, that he has bountiful stories to tell from his career, either as a solo act, with his prog-rock band Utopia, as a member of Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band and beyond … and that’s exactly the case. On Dec. […]

Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top Shreds in William Shatner’s New Video for ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ — Watch

Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top Shreds in William Shatner’s New Video for ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ — Watch

Just ahead of the holiday season, William Shatner added to his irreverent recording career with Shatner Claus: The Christmas Album, which is precisely what its name suggests. On the LP, Shatner and a group of backing musicians tackle all kinds of holiday standards, from “Jingle Bells” (with Henry Rollins) to “Winter Wonderland” (with Todd Rundgren […]

RockCellarTV: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia

RockCellarTV: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia was a major part of Rundgren’s iconic and lasting career, but up until a few months ago it wasn’t one of his more active projects. That extended time away ended with a triumphant reunion tour this past spring that saw Rundgren and cohorts Kasim Sulton, Willie Wilcox and Gil Assayas (filling in […]

Celebrate Ringo Starr’s 78th Birthday with an Exclusive Video Interview from Las Vegas

Celebrate Ringo Starr’s 78th Birthday with an Exclusive Video Interview from Las Vegas

Over the weekend, recently-knighted Sir Ringo Starr celebrated his 78th birthday — and yes, he got by with a little help from his friends in the All-Starr Band (and Johnny Depp and Joe Perry): Bands on the run peace and love 😎✌️🌟❤️🎶☮️🦏☯️ pic.twitter.com/DvytofehEi — #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) July 8, 2018 78 is a big birthday for […]

Back On the Road to Utopia with Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton and Willie Wilcox (The Interview)

Back On the Road to Utopia with Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton and Willie Wilcox (The Interview)

(Photo: Danny O’Connor) A new box set, The Road to Utopia, 1974-1982, documents a remarkable band that defied categorization, delivering a series of extraordinary albums marked by smart songcraft and fierce musicianship. With albums like Adventures In Utopia, Todd Rundgren’s Utopia, Oops! Wrong Planet, Ra and their 1982 self-titled Utopia record, the group carved out […]

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