Watch Bettye LaVette’s Transformative Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Wait’ on ‘Letterman’ (Video)

Watch Bettye LaVette’s Transformative Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Wait’ on ‘Letterman’ (Video)

Last night, r&b/soul singer Bettye LaVette appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman. There, she covered the Beatles‘ song Wait – but it doesn’t really sound much like the original version. Instead, LaVette gives it a somewhat somber transformation, really making the song her own. Check it out: If you were struck by the […]

2015 Grammys Performances: Jeff Lynne/ELO, Ed Sheeran, Paul McCartney/Rihanna/Kanye West, Beck & Chris Martin, John Mayer, Herbie Hancock, More

2015 Grammys Performances: Jeff Lynne/ELO, Ed Sheeran, Paul McCartney/Rihanna/Kanye West, Beck & Chris Martin, John Mayer, Herbie Hancock, More

With the 57th Grammy Awards coming up this Sunday, February 8th from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, details have emerged regarding the slate of performances that will highlight the evening. As expected, many of them will be collaborative performances: Beck and Chris Martin of Coldplay Paul McCartney, Rihanna and Kanye West (performing their new […]

Buzz: Drummer Chris Slade Returning to AC/DC?

Buzz: Drummer Chris Slade Returning to AC/DC?

With drummer Phil Rudd caught up in a host of legal issues at the moment, AC/DC had to find a replacement – after all, they have a slew of tour dates approaching in support of their new album Rock or Bust. The current internet has the band moving forward with a familiar face – Chris Slade, […]

GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win an Electric Guitar!

GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win an Electric Guitar!

It’s time again for a giveaway! Up for grabs is a Main Street Double Cutaway Electric Guitar. WHAT YOU NEED TO DO: it’s really quite simple. Just sign up for our (free) email newsletter list using the form at the bottom of this post! If you’re already a Rock Cellar Magazine subscriber, you’ve already been […]

The Yardbirds: New Lineup, Tour Dates Announced for 2015

The Yardbirds: New Lineup, Tour Dates Announced for 2015

The Yardbirds, the long-running British band that at times served as the creative vessel for Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck, have reignited for 2015. The new lineup features founding member/drummer Jim McCarty, guitarist Top Topham (who spent time in the Yardbirds before Clapton), bassist Kenny Aaronson (David Gilmour, Bob Dylan), vocalist/guitarist/blues harp player […]

Rihanna, Paul McCartney & Kanye West Debut Stylish ‘FourFiveSeconds’ Music Video (Watch)

Rihanna, Paul McCartney & Kanye West Debut Stylish ‘FourFiveSeconds’ Music Video (Watch)

Paul McCartney recently debuted a brand new song, a collaboration with Kanye West and Rihanna called FourFiveSeconds. The song now has a stylish black & white music video…take a look: The admittedly surprising new song is the first single from Rihanna’s upcoming album. On Sunday, February 8, Macca will perform the song with West and Rihanna […]