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.
Rolling Stones Joined by Dave Grohl at Anaheim Concert
Fans who attended the Anaheim, Calif. date of the Rolling Stones' '50 & Counting' Tour' got a little bit more than they bargained for Saturday night (May 18). Former Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl came out mid-set at the Honda Center to join the legendary rockers for a searing rendition of 'Bitch.'
Queensryche Singer Geoff Tate Reacts to Hostile Fan Reviews of New Album
Well, you can't say Queensryche singer Geoff Tate isn't a good sport. In a new YouTube clip, the vocalist reacts to a barrage of incredibly vitriolic fan reviews of the group's new album, 'Frequency Unknown.' The video is the result of a unique contest that Tate and his record label dreamed up to promote the recent release, which has proven quite controversial among longtime Queensryche fans... Re
Dickey Betts Forced to Cancel Shows After Health Scare
Legendary singer and guitarist Dickey Betts has canceled a number of upcoming shows with his band Great Southern after battling unknown health issues. The 69-year-old musician, best known as a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, has been canceling or re-scheduling shows since the early part of April, according to Vintage Vinyl News...
Phil Lynott Statue Damaged by Vandals
Investigators are looking for information after a statue of Thin Lizzy bassist Phil Lynott in Dublin was seriously damaged after it was apparently pushed over by vandals.
Joe Satriani, ‘Unstoppable Momentum’ – Album Review
You really can't say that instrumental rock-guitar music is in fashion right now, but that doesn't make one bit of difference to Joe Satriani. The guitar maestro's new album, 'Unstoppable Momentum,' proves that good music is timeless, no matter what trends come and go.
Aerosmith Cancel Concert Due to Bomb Threat
Boston-based rockers Aerosmith have canceled a scheduled concert in Indonesia after reports of a bomb threat in the capital city of Jakarta.
Lou Gramm Says He May Reunite With Foreigner for Farewell Tour
Legendary Foreigner singer Lou Gramm has not been a part of the band that made him famous in more than a decade, but in a new interview, he says that may be changing. The singer behind all-time rock classics such as 'Hot Blooded,' 'Double Vision' and 'Urgent' says his management has been talking about him re-joining the group for a reunion that would also serve as a farewell tour.
Black Sabbath Debut New Song, ‘Methademic,’ Live in Melbourne
Black Sabbath have unveiled another new track live during the overseas road trek to promote their upcoming album '13.' At a concert in Melbourne, Australia on Monday (April 29), the group performed 'Methademic,' which is slated for release as one of three bonus tracks on the deluxe edition of '13.'
Rolling Stones Play Club Gig to Preview Tour
The upcoming Rolling Stones tour will see the band performing in the biggest venues in the world, but on Saturday night (April 27), the Stones played a tour preview gig at a tiny Los Angeles club, wowing the crowd with a 14-song set that included an appearance by former guitarist Mick Taylor.
Bon Jovi Streaming Final Concert of Current US Tour Online
If you haven't been able to get out to see Bon Jovi on tour this year, you're in luck. The Jersey-based rockers are streaming the final show of their US concert tour online this Thursday (April 25).