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.
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.
Axl Rose Admits, ‘I’m Not a Punctual Type of Person’
You can add "Master of Understatement" to Axl Rose's long list of professional achievements. In a new interview the Guns N' Roses front man -- whose penchant for either being late to the stage or canceling gigs altogether has become the stuff of legend -- acknowledges, &a…
Ten Years After React to Alvin Lee’s Passing
Legendary British guitarist and singer Alvin Lee unexpectedly passed away early Wednesday (March 6) after complications following a routine surgical procedure. Now the rocker's former band mates in Ten Years After have issued a statement, lauding the virtuoso musician as "one of guitar…
Motley Crue Announce Four 2013 U.S. Tour Dates
Just two weeks ago, Motley Crue announced an extensive run of dates in Canada. Now the band have announced a handful of shows in the U.S., all taking place at the end of May and centered around the Northeast.
Tom Petty Plans to Release New Album in 2013
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have just announced the dates for their 2013 summer tour, and now Petty is discussing some of the group's plans for both those live performances and an upcoming album they plan to release later this year.
Alice Cooper Calls Metal History ‘Louder Than Hell’ a ‘Must-Read’
Headbangers rejoice! An upcoming book promises to trace the entire history and development of heavy metal through first-person interviews with many of its most important performers -- including pioneering shock rocker Alice Cooper, who calls 'Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Hea…
Coca Cola 2013 Super Bowl Commercial – What’s the Song?
Coca Cola just won't stop trying to make the world a better place. The soft drink company that once tried to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony was at it again during the Super Bowl on Sunday night (Feb. 3), airing a heartwarming commercial set to the tune of the Supertramp classic &apo…
Nightclub Fire in Brazil Kills More Than 230 People
In a tragedy hauntingly reminiscent of the incident that killed more than 100 fans at a Great White concert in 2003, 233 people were killed early Sunday morning (Jan. 27) after fire swept through a nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil.
ZZ Top and Queensryche to Perform at 2013 Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Texas-based blues rockers ZZ Top and the progressive metal group Queensryche are among the acts confirmed to appear at this year's Sturgis Rally concert at the Buffalo Chip Music Festival. Billed as the "largest music festival in motorcycling," the annual event features a mix …
Guns N’ Roses – 2012 Tour of the Year Winners
In a race that wasn't even particularly close, and for the second year in a row, Guns N' Roses have won the honors for Tour of the Year in the 2012 Ultimate Classic Rock Awards, as decided by our annual readers poll.