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.
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,
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.
Led Zeppelin, ‘Kashmir’ [Live] – Song Review
Led Zeppelin come roaring back to life with the release of this live version of 'Kashmir,' which is the first single from the forthcoming 'Celebration Day' project. Impacting at radio right now, the powerful and moody track demonstrates the group at the height of their collective…
Black Sabbath Assembling 15 Songs for New Album
It's no secret that the members of Black Sabbath have been in the studio recording their first album with Ozzy Osbourne since 1978's 'Never Say Die!' According to a new report, the group are partway through the recording of 15 new tracks, 12 of which will comprise the album that …
Kathi McDonald, Former Rolling Stones and Joe Cocker Vocalist, Dead at 64
Well-respected blues and rock singer Kathi McDonald, who sang on classic albums by the Rolling Stones, Joe Cocker and many others, has died at the age of 64. According to Toronto Blues Diary, McDonald slipped into a coma on Tuesday and never woke up again. No cause of death has been revealed.
Rolling Stones Guitarist Ron Wood ‘Shocked’ and ‘Saddened’ by Ex-Wife’s Auction
Hell hath no fury like a woman who needs more closet space, as Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood is finding out first-hand. The legendary rocker is reportedly shocked and angry at his ex-wife Jo over her intention to auction off some of his artwork and musical memorabilia in Los Angeles in October.
The Rolling Stones Release Trailer for ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ Documentary
The Rolling Stones are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year by releasing an in-depth documentary titled 'Crossfire Hurricane,' and now fans can get an early look at the film in a new trailer that's been released online.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse, ‘Walk Like a Giant’ – Song Review
There's great news for Neil Young fans; not only is the iconic rocker releasing a new album with the world's greatest garage band on Oct. 30, from the sound of its first single, 'Psychedelic Pill' is going to be a classic Crazy Horse production.
Def Leppard Mourn the Death of Keyboardist Dick Decent
The members of Def Leppard are mourning the passing of their friend and sometime collaborator Dick Decent, who had played with the band live as well as in a side group with Joe Elliot and Phil Collen.
Aerosmith Releases Second Making of ‘Music From Another Dimension’ Episode
Aerosmith are preparing to release their first studio album in more than ten years in November, but their eager fans can get some early sneak previews inside the recording sessions via a series of online webisodes.
28 Years Ago: Kiss Break out the Synths on ‘Crazy Nights’
Kiss made a stab at Top 40 glory on Sept. 18, 1987 with 'Crazy Nights.'
Neil Young Says Music Is Taking Its Toll on Him
Neil Young once famously sang, "It's better to burn out than to fade away" in 'My My, Hey Hey,' but the 66-year-old rocker isn't doing either one just yet - despite his admission that continuing his touring career is getting harder as he grows older.