Albert S. Rockwell, the Great-Grandfather of Melissa Anderson, began his career in 1896 at the age of 18 in Winona, MN. Ten years later he opened his first photography Studio in WI. Through the 1920's, Albert wnt on to acquire and open other studios in and around Richland Center, WI in addition to the Orpheum Theater.
Albert Rockwell with his wife Nina, son Gale, and daughter Lenice (Melissa Anderson's grandmother).
Publishing 17 print magazines, interviewing over 400 bands on camera, covering music festivals or concerts in 21 States and 5 countries, and photographing over 1.2k different bands from 2007-2019, ROCKwell Mag (partnered with Tattoo.com) became a international music media force.
From 2017-2019, the Rockwell Anderson brick & mortar store in Whitewright, TX (just North of Dallas, TX) featured a library, vinyl records, Rockwell Anderson official merch., coffee & tea, and more.
From 2017-2019 started working with The Edge Rock Radio in San Antonio, TX as on air personalities before acquiring the station (and selling it back in 12/19).
Rockwell Anderson Studio 2008-2009
402 Market St., Suite #312, San Diego, CA 92101