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.
Sammy Hagar’s Atlantic City Bar & Grill Will Not Re-Open
If you were hoping to visit Sammy Hagar's Beach Bar & Grill in Atlantic City this summer, you're out of luck. The Red Rocker has revealed that the bar will not be re-opening after suffering extensive damage from Hurricane Sandy in October.
Rod Stewart Reveals Title and Release Date for Upcoming Album
Legendary rocker Rod Stewart previewed the tracks from his upcoming album for a group of journalists in New York City on Thursday (March 7), and at least according to one published report, the record really is the throwback to his classic sound that Stewart has been promising.
Ten Years After React to Alvin Lee’s Passing
Legendary British guitarist and singer Alvin Lee unexpectedly passed away early Wednesday (March 6) after complications following a routine surgical procedure. Now the rocker's former band mates in Ten Years After have issued a statement, lauding the virtuoso musician as "one of guitar…
Axl Rose Admits, ‘I’m Not a Punctual Type of Person’
You can add "Master of Understatement" to Axl Rose's long list of professional achievements. In a new interview the Guns N' Roses front man -- whose penchant for either being late to the stage or canceling gigs altogether has become the stuff of legend -- acknowledges, &a…
Motley Crue Announce Four 2013 U.S. Tour Dates
Just two weeks ago, Motley Crue announced an extensive run of dates in Canada. Now the band have announced a handful of shows in the U.S., all taking place at the end of May and centered around the Northeast.
Greg Lake Releases Solo Live Album, ‘Songs of a Lifetime’
Legendary progressive rocker Greg Lake has released a new live album culled from his 2012 tour dates in the U.S., U.K. and Italy. Titled 'Songs of a Lifetime,' the new collection features a cross section of Lake's hits performed in an intimate solo show in which the singer-songwriter …
Bruce Springsteen Confirmed to Headline Hard Rock Calling 2013
After intense speculation and one premature leak, Bruce Springsteen has been confirmed to headline Sunday, June 30 at Hard Rock Calling. Organizers broke the news on their website Tuesday morning (March 5), announcing the legendary rocker's third appearance at the celebrated rock festival just …
Black Crowes Cover Bob Dylan’s ‘Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You’
The Black Crowes recently announced a reunion tour and a new live album, and now the band have given fans their first taste of the upcoming music. The Crowes' cover of Bob Dylan's 'Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You' is streaming at RollingStone.com.
Deep Purple Reveal New Album Title, Single Release Date
They might not be making it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame just yet, but that's not stopping Deep Purple from moving forward with new music. The legendary British rockers will release a new album titled 'NOW What?!' on April 30 in North America via earMUSIC. Fans will get their f…
Don Henley Says a Former Eagle Will Return to the Band for Upcoming Tour
Eagles singer-songwriter and drummer Don Henley is releasing a new solo album in May, and in an interview to promote that upcoming work, he let slip that a former member of the Eagles will return to the band for an upcoming tour -- though he declined to say which one.
‘Unreleased’ Jimi Hendrix Track ‘Hear My Train A-Comin” Streaming Online
Guitar legend Jimi Hendrix is the subject of an upcoming "new and unreleased" archival release titled 'People, Hell & Angels,' which promises 12 new tracks from the innovative musician. Several tracks from the project have already leaked, and now fans can hear an exclusive stream of 'H…
Alice Cooper Calls Metal History ‘Louder Than Hell’ a ‘Must-Read’
Headbangers rejoice! An upcoming book promises to trace the entire history and development of heavy metal through first-person interviews with many of its most important performers -- including pioneering shock rocker Alice Cooper, who calls 'Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Hea…