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Sterling Whitaker

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.
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‘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 'Hear My Train A-Comin'' from Rolling Stone, revealing an experimental direction the guitarist might have taken, had he lived.

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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 Heavy Metal' the "book every metal fan should own."

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Wishbone Ash Announce Spring 2013 North American Tour Dates

British progressive rock legends Wishbone Ash have announced the dates for a North American tour this spring. Their upcoming road trek will begin on Feb. 28 in New Hampshire and wend its way through the Northeast, the Midwest and a couple of dates in Canada before wrapping up in Oregon on March 21.

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ZZ Top and Queensryche to Perform at 2013 Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Texas-based blues rockers ZZ Top and the progressive metal group Queensryche are among the acts confirmed to appear at this year's Sturgis Rally concert at the Buffalo Chip Music Festival. Billed as the "largest music festival in motorcycling," the annual event features a mix of classic rock and country acts. This year's rally takes place Aug. 2-11 in South Dakota.

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Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel to Appear at New Orleans JazzFest 2013

The lineup for the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has been announced, and two of the most legendary acts in classic rock are slated to perform this year. Fleetwood Mac and Billy Joel will both appear at JazzFest, which takes place over the course of two weekends, April 26-28 and May 2-5.

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New Music Releases – February 2013

The February 2013 New Music Releases mostly aren't actually "new" in the truest sense of the word. But don't get discouraged -- It's going to be a month focused on a number of important archival releases, remasters and deluxe editions of albums from some of our favorite classic rockers...

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Dennis DeYoung Re-Staging Styx’ ‘Paradise Theatre’ Tour for a DVD Release

Former Styx front man Dennis DeYoung hasn't been an active member of the group he helped found since 1999, but he still makes his living by playing their greatest hits. DeYoung's current solo band is geared toward recreating the classic Styx sound as closely as possible, and the singer, songwriter and keyboardist has revealed that he is hoping to re-stage the superstar rock group's most successful tour for an upcoming DVD release.

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John Travolta and Keith Urban Team up to Cover the Beatles Classic ‘Yesterday’

Yesterday, all our troubles seemed so far away . . . but that was before a clip came online of John Travolta singing the Beatles classic 'Yesterday' at a hotel in Beverly Hills last night, accompanied on guitar by country star and 'American Idol' judge Keith Urban.

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