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.
Deep Purple Reveal New Album Title, Single Release Date
They might not be making it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame just yet, but that's not stopping Deep Purple from moving forward with new music. The legendary British rockers will release a new album titled 'NOW What?!' on April 30 in North America via earMUSIC. Fans will get their f…
Don Henley Says a Former Eagle Will Return to the Band for Upcoming Tour
Eagles singer-songwriter and drummer Don Henley is releasing a new solo album in May, and in an interview to promote that upcoming work, he let slip that a former member of the Eagles will return to the band for an upcoming tour -- though he declined to say which one.
‘Unreleased’ Jimi Hendrix Track ‘Hear My Train A-Comin” Streaming Online
Guitar legend Jimi Hendrix is the subject of an upcoming "new and unreleased" archival release titled 'People, Hell & Angels,' which promises 12 new tracks from the innovative musician. Several tracks from the project have already leaked, and now fans can hear an exclusive stream of 'H…
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…
Steven Tyler and Mick Fleetwood Lobby Hawaii Legislature for Privacy Laws
Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler and Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood recently appeared at a hearing in Hawaii to lobby legislators on behalf of stronger privacy laws for celebrities. The rockers spoke on behalf of Senate bill 465, which is now officially known as the Steven Tyler Act.
Wishbone Ash Announce Spring 2013 North American Tour Dates
British progressive rock legends Wishbone Ash have announced the dates for a North American tour this spring. Their upcoming road trek will begin on Feb. 28 in New Hampshire and wend its way through the Northeast, the Midwest and a couple of dates in Canada before wrapping up in Oregon on March 21.
‘2 Broke Girls’ 2013 Super Bowl Commercial – What’s the Song?
In a slyly sexy nod to cheesy '80s videos, the hit CBS sitcom '2 Broke Girls' presented a commercial titled the '2 Broke Girls Spectacular' during the 2013 Super Bowl on Sunday night (Feb. 3), featuring the Def Leppard hit 'Pour Some Sugar on Me.'
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…
M&Ms 2013 Super Bowl Commercial – What’s the Song?
M&Ms and meat loaf might not appear to go together well at first glance -- at least, not in the ordinary course of everyday dining. But the two disparate foods came together in perfect harmony in an entertaining commercial during the Super Bow Sunday night (Feb. 3).
Glenn Hughes Releasing ‘Live in Wolverhampton’ on Feb. 12
Black Country Communion vocalist and bassist Glenn Hughes is set to release 'Live in Wolverhampton' as a 2-CD set and as a digital download. Recorded in June of 2009 in his hometown of Bilston, Wolverhampton, the new project is slated to drop on Feb. 12 via earMusic and Armoury Records.
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 …