Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
Jimmy Buffett’s Cause of Death Revealed
Buffett died "peacefully" on Friday night, according to a statement.
‘America’s Most Expensive Home’ for Sale for $295 Million + It’s Truly Hard to Believe [Pictures]
It's hard to fathom that such a house even exists.
The Day Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Died in a Bus Accident
Metallica were on top of the metal world in 1986. But the band's year ended with a crushing blow after bassist Cliff Burton died in a bus accident while touring overseas.
When David Bowie Launched His Eye-Popping ‘Glass Spider’ Tour
The spectacle was a success, but also so massive that he never attempted to repeat it.
45 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Arrested in Arizona
A delayed flight leads to big trouble for the Doors frontman.
41 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Vol. 4′
Metal pioneers Black Sabbath were reaching beyond their heavy musical roots by the time they recorded their fourth album in 1972, coming up with an amalgam of classic heavy riffing, a growing sense of melody, and even some touches of progressive rock. The album endures as a classic today - even though it was almost derailed by the band's growing substance abuse.
When Frank Zappa Looked Back With ‘You Can’t Do That On Stage’
Other retrospective collections followed, but this remains the most definitive overall document of his live career.
Kiss Promise New Stage Show Featuring Fireball-Shooting Spider
You can never accuse Kiss of not putting on an over-the-top rock show. But for the upcoming European leg of their 'Monster' tour, the band are unveiling a new stage setup that they promise is a step beyond even their previous stadium spectaculars.
Lou Gramm Says He May Reunite With Foreigner for Farewell Tour
Legendary Foreigner singer Lou Gramm has not been a part of the band that made him famous in more than a decade, but in a new interview, he says that may be changing. The singer behind all-time rock classics such as 'Hot Blooded,' 'Double Vision' and 'Urgent' says his management has been talking about him re-joining the group for a reunion that would also serve as a farewell tour.
Former Kiss Co-Producer Says Peter Criss and Ace Frehley Were ‘Hired Hands’
Former Kiss drummer Peter Criss recently took his old band's current lineup to task in an interview, dismissing the replacement members as hired guns doing a job. But Richie Wise, who co-produced the first two Kiss albums, says as far as he's concerned, Criss and guitarist Ace Frehley themselves were nothing more than employees whose purpose was to help Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley realize their
Black Sabbath Offer First Look at New Stage
Legendary metal pioneers Black Sabbath are gearing up for a new tour in advance of their forthcoming album, and from the looks of their stage setup, it's going to be an old-school classic show -- not just musically, but visually too.
Aerosmith, Jimi Hendrix Announce Record Store Day Exclusives
Record Store Day is coming up fast, and two of classic rock's finest have been added to the list of artists who will have exclusives available for the annual event. Legacy Recordings will be offering up vinyl exclusives on Aerosmith and Jimi Hendrix for this year's celebration of independent record stores.