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.
The Eagles Announce Summer 2013 Tour
If you've been hoping to catch the Eagles on tour this summer, you just might be in luck -- if you're willing to drive to see them. The legendary California rockers have announced a limited number of shows for their 'History of the Eagles' tour, which will kick off July 6 in Loui…
40 Years Ago: Revisiting the Day-Long, Classic Rock-Stuffed California Jam II
Held in front of a crowd of more than 300,000, California Jam II featured scorching performances by some of the biggest names in '70s rock music.
Neil Young Films Australian Show for Possible Concert Film
It's almost always impossible to predict just what Neil Young is going do next -- but for once, we might have a small clue. The elusive, iconoclastic rock legend has been on tour with Crazy Horse in Australia, and according to a new report, he filmed one of the dates Down Under for a forthcomin…
Heart, Jason Bonham 2013 Tour to Feature Joint Led Zeppelin Encore
Newly-selected Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Heart will join forces with Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience for a 2013 summer tour that will feature them together onstage for a 30-minute Led Zeppelin tribute to close out each show.
Deep Purple, ‘Hell to Pay’ – Song Review
After a long absence from the recording studio, Deep Purple are set to release a new album titled 'NOW What?!' on April 30 -- and from the sound of the single 'Hell to Pay,' they might have come pretty close to their stated goal of returning to the classic Deep Purple sound.
Deep Purple Reveal Cover Art and Track Listing for Upcoming Album ‘NOW What?!’
Prototypical British heavy rockers Deep Purple are set to release a new album titled 'NOW What?!' on April 30, and now the group have revealed the track listing and cover art for the hotly-anticipated disc.
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.
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.
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.
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…