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.
2013 New Music Releases
2013 is already shaping up to be a great year for classic rock fans. It's going to be a year of not only some greatest hits collections and remasters of some of our favorite classic albums, but some great new music as well.
Jimi Hendrix Interviews and Reviews Documented in New Book
Jimi Hendrix may be one of the most exhaustively chronicled performers in rock music history, but a new book aims for a fresh angle on the legendary guitarist, whose life has been mythologized to the point where it often overshadows his music.
Van Halen Reschedule Dates for Summer 2013
Van Halen fans around the world wound up being disappointed when the group cut their tour in support of their recent album 'A Different Kind of Truth' short after guitarist Eddie Van Halen underwent emergency surgery. But things appear to be looking up, as the band have booked three new da…
Wings and Joe Cocker Guitarist Henry McCullough in Critical Condition After Heart Attack
Musician Henry McCullough, who played with Paul McCartney in Wings in the early '70s and has also worked with famed blues belter Joe Cocker, is in critical condition after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday (Nov. 6).
Led Zeppelin Release ‘Kashmir’ Video From ‘Celebration Day’
Led Zeppelin have been gearing up for the Nov. 19 release of 'Celebration Day,' and now the group have posted the video clip for an epic live version of 'Kashmir' online to give fans a teaser.
Wolfgang Van Halen May Join Tremonti Permanently
It looks like Wolfgang Van Halen's side gig might be getting a little less part time. In a new interview, Creed and Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti says he'd like to see the young bassist join his band permanently.
Queen Scale Things Back on ‘News of the World’
Queen went for a less-bombastic approach on 'News of the World,' which was released on Oct. 28., 1977,
Neil Young Becomes a Twitter Sensation
Legendary rocker Neil Young might not be the first guy you'd think of in terms of social media trendsetters, and with cheerful little ditties like 'The Needle and the Damage Done,' he might not make anyone's list of the funniest guys in the music business, either. But the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer…
Jimmy Page Working on New Music
It's been quite a while since Jimmy Page fans have had any new studio music from the reclusive musician, but it looks like the wait may be almost over. In a new interview, the groundbreaking Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin guitarist reveals that he is working on some new music that could possibly se…
Peter Frampton Documenting FCA! 35 Tour With New Release
Grammy-winning guitarist Peter Frampton celebrated the 35th anniversary of his seminal live album 'Frampton Comes Alive!' with a tour in 2011 and again with select dates in 2012. Now the legendary musician will document those shows with the release of 'FCA! 35 Tour: An Evening With Pe…
Ritchie Blackmore ‘Couldn’t Care Less’ If Deep Purple Make Hall of Fame
After years of being completely overlooked by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, pioneering hard rockers Deep Purple received word last week that they are among the nominees this year. But if you're hoping for an epic reunion jam on 'Highway Star' at this year's ceremony, not so fast -- in a new interv…
Doobie Brothers Releasing ‘Let the Music Play’ Documentary on Nov. 13
The Doobie Brothers have enjoyed more than four decades of hit records and world tours, and now the group will chronicle their musical adventures in a new documentary. 'Let the Music Play' is slated for release on DVD, Blu-ray and digital video on Nov. 13 via Eagle Rock Entertainment.