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.
Roger Waters on Pink Floyd: ‘It Was Over in 1985′
Former Pink Floyd maestro Roger Waters may be riding high with a hugely successful touring version of 'The Wall,' but that doesn't mean he would ever consider touring with his former band again. In a recent interview, the singer-songwriter and bass player spoke succinctly about the ma…
Former Iron Maiden Drummer Clive Burr Dies
Former Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr has died in his sleep on Tuesday night (March 12) after a battle with multiple sclerosis. He was 56 years old.
Stevie Nicks Documentary Slated for Release in April
The long-awaited Stevie Nicks documentary 'In Your Dreams' has finally been scheduled for a theatrical release. The film, which records the making of the Fleetwood Mac singer's solo album by the same title, will debut in more than 50 theaters in North America on April 2.
Yes Founding Guitarist Peter Banks Dead at 65
Pioneering British guitarist Peter Banks has died. Best known for his work as the original guitarist in the seminal progressive rock band Yes, the musician was a trailblazer in the progressive rock movement of the '70s that also spawned Genesis, Pink Floyd, ELP and Jethro Tull. He passed away l…
Van Halen Set for Massive 2013 European Tour, Says David Lee Roth
The mighty Van Halen are getting back into action after Eddie Van Halen was sidelined by emergency surgery last year. According to front man David Lee Roth, the powerhouse rock group will perform a long string of dates in Europe toward the end of the year.
30 Years Ago: Quiet Riot Release ‘Metal Health’
Quiet Riot took metal to the mainstream with the release of 'Metal Health' in March of 1983.
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.
Rod Stewart Reveals Title and Release Date for Upcoming Album
Legendary rocker Rod Stewart previewed the tracks from his upcoming album for a group of journalists in New York City on Thursday (March 7), and at least according to one published report, the record really is the throwback to his classic sound that Stewart has been promising.
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.