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.
Fleetwood Mac to Release New EP ‘In a Few Days’
Stevie Nicks wasn't kidding when she said 2013 was going to be "the Year of Fleetwood Mac." The group have just kicked off a tour that features the live debut of some new material, and now comes word that the new songs will see official release on an EP the band are set to rel…
David Lee Roth Opens Up About His Love Life
Flamboyant Van Halen front man David Lee Roth has a longstanding reputation as a ladies' man, but in a new interview he reveals that he's currently in a serious relationship -- though he stops short of saying he's going to settle down behind a white picket fence.
Legendary Session Guitarist Hugh McCracken Dies
Renowned guitarist and session musician Hugh McCracken has passed away. The musician, producer and arranger, who was a fixture of the New York recording scene, was an in-demand player for decades, performing on recordings by Paul Simon, John Lennon, Billy Joel, B.B. King, Kenny Loggins and Steely Da…
Audio Clip of Eddie Van Halen and LL Cool J Collaboration Leaks Online
Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen recently confounded some of his longtime fans by tweeting a photo of himself sitting at the board of a recording studio with rapper LL Cool J, accompanied by a single cryptic line of text that read, "Authentic 4.30.13." When the rapper posted the same pi…
Deep Purple Reveal Cover Art and Track Listing for Upcoming Album ‘NOW What?!’
Prototypical British heavy rockers Deep Purple are set to release a new album titled 'NOW What?!' on April 30, and now the group have revealed the track listing and cover art for the hotly-anticipated disc.
The Eagles Announce Summer 2013 Tour
If you've been hoping to catch the Eagles on tour this summer, you just might be in luck -- if you're willing to drive to see them. The legendary California rockers have announced a limited number of shows for their 'History of the Eagles' tour, which will kick off July 6 in Loui…
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 independe…
Neil Young Films Australian Show for Possible Concert Film
It's almost always impossible to predict just what Neil Young is going do next -- but for once, we might have a small clue. The elusive, iconoclastic rock legend has been on tour with Crazy Horse in Australia, and according to a new report, he filmed one of the dates Down Under for a forthcomin…
Heart, Jason Bonham 2013 Tour to Feature Joint Led Zeppelin Encore
Newly-selected Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Heart will join forces with Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience for a 2013 summer tour that will feature them together onstage for a 30-minute Led Zeppelin tribute to close out each show.
Stevie Nicks Documentary Slated for Release in April
The long-awaited Stevie Nicks documentary 'In Your Dreams' has finally been scheduled for a theatrical release. The film, which records the making of the Fleetwood Mac singer's solo album by the same title, will debut in more than 50 theaters in North America on April 2.
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.
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.