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.
REO, Styx + Ted Nugent Donating Proceeds From Concerts to Boston Marathon Bombing Victims
Classic rockers Styx and REO Speedwagon -- along with tour mate Ted Nugent -- have come to the rescue once again. The heartland rockers will donate a portion of the proceeds from their current Midwest Rock 'N' Roll Express tour to victims of the recent Boston Marathon bombings.
Robert Plant Announces 2013 U.S. Tour Dates for Sensational Space Shifters
Legendary Led Zeppelin front man Robert Plant has announced the first North American tour dates for his new project, Robert Plant presents the Sensational Space Shifters. The group will kick off their native stateside jaunt on June 20 in Dallas, Texas and run through July 27 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
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 wer…
Rolling Stones Announce ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ Release Date
The Rolling Stones have been celebrating their 50th anniversary with a slew of activity, including the recent documentary 'Crossfire Hurricane.'
Bon Jovi Streaming Final Concert of Current US Tour Online
If you haven't been able to get out to see Bon Jovi on tour this year, you're in luck. The Jersey-based rockers are streaming the final show of their US concert tour online this Thursday (April 25).
Frank Zappa’s ‘A Token of His Extreme’ to Finally See Commercial Release
Frank Zappa was a musician either ahead, or completely outside, of his time. His elaborate music and bizarre stage theatrics were so one-of-a-kind that it almost isn't possible to accurately describe Zappa's work in words, and that often set him at odds with the mainstream media.
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.
Revisiting XYZ, Supergroup Formed by Yes and Led Zeppelin Members
By 1981, two of the most successful and influential British rock groups of the '70s -- Led Zeppelin and Yes -- had come to an end, and the members of each band were all looking for new opportunities. In April 1981, former Yes drummer Alan White and bassist Chris Squire got together with Zeppelin gui…
Paul McCartney Adds Brooklyn Concerts
The legendary Sir Paul McCartney has added two more dates to his growing live schedule for 2013. The former Beatles member and music icon will perform at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.. on June 8 and 10 as part of his 2013 'Out There' tour. This will be McCartney's first performanc…
Rolling Stones Add Washington, D.C. Date to Their 2013 Tour
The Rolling Stones have added one more date to their '50 & Counting' North American tour, which will run through May and June. The legendary rockers have announced a concert - which they are billing as the final date on the tour - at the Verzion Center in Washington, D.C. on Monday…