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.
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…
Storm Thorgerson, Who Designed Album Covers For Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, Dead at 69
Artist Storm Thorgerson, who created some of the most iconic album covers in rock music history, has died. The designer -- whose creations included the prism artwork on the cover of Pink Floyd's 'The Dark Side of the Moon' -- passed away peacefully on Thursday.
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.'
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…
Adorable Baby Sings Bon Jovi – Video of the Week
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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…
Kiss Join With Hello Kitty for Upcoming Animated Series
Lock up your daughter's TiVo! The hottest band in the world -- Kiss -- are teaming up with Hello Kitty for a new animated series on the Hub Network titled (what else?) 'Kiss Hello Kitty' -- and no, we did not just make that up.
Tom Petty’s ‘You Got Lucky’ Covered by Divine Fits
Tom Petty fans watching late-night television got lucky Wednesday night (March 27), when indie darlings Divine Fits performed the Heartbreakers classic 'You Got Lucky' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' in a hip version that was surprisingly faithful to the original.
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…
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…