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.
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 m…
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 delu…
Lynyrd Skynyrd Provide New Theme Song for ‘Pawn Stars’
Legendary Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd have succumbed to the lure of reality television -- sort of. The group that gave the world such all-time rock anthems as 'Free Bird,' 'Gimme Three Steps' and 'Sweet Home Alabama' have recorded a new theme song for the hit realit…
Robert Plant Announces 2013 U.S. Tour Dates for Sensational Space Shifters
Legendary Led Zeppelin front man Robert Plant has announced the first North American tour dates for his new project, Robert Plant presents the Sensational Space Shifters. The group will kick off their native stateside jaunt on June 20 in Dallas, Texas and run through July 27 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Former Kiss Co-Producer Says Peter Criss and Ace Frehley Were ‘Hired Hands’
Former Kiss drummer Peter Criss recently took his old band's current lineup to task in an interview, dismissing the replacement members as hired guns doing a job. But Richie Wise, who co-produced the first two Kiss albums, says as far as he's concerned, Criss and guitarist Ace Frehley themselves wer…
Black Sabbath Offer First Look at New Stage
Legendary metal pioneers Black Sabbath are gearing up for a new tour in advance of their forthcoming album, and from the looks of their stage setup, it's going to be an old-school classic show -- not just musically, but visually too.
Frank Zappa’s ‘A Token of His Extreme’ to Finally See Commercial Release
Frank Zappa was a musician either ahead, or completely outside, of his time. His elaborate music and bizarre stage theatrics were so one-of-a-kind that it almost isn't possible to accurately describe Zappa's work in words, and that often set him at odds with the mainstream media.
Storm Thorgerson, Who Designed Album Covers For Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, Dead at 69
Artist Storm Thorgerson, who created some of the most iconic album covers in rock music history, has died. The designer -- whose creations included the prism artwork on the cover of Pink Floyd's 'The Dark Side of the Moon' -- passed away peacefully on Thursday.
Rolling Stones Announce ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ Release Date
The Rolling Stones have been celebrating their 50th anniversary with a slew of activity, including the recent documentary 'Crossfire Hurricane.'
Fleetwood Mac to Release New EP ‘In a Few Days’
Stevie Nicks wasn't kidding when she said 2013 was going to be "the Year of Fleetwood Mac." The group have just kicked off a tour that features the live debut of some new material, and now comes word that the new songs will see official release on an EP the band are set to rel…
David Lee Roth Opens Up About His Love Life
Flamboyant Van Halen front man David Lee Roth has a longstanding reputation as a ladies' man, but in a new interview he reveals that he's currently in a serious relationship -- though he stops short of saying he's going to settle down behind a white picket fence.
Audio Clip of Eddie Van Halen and LL Cool J Collaboration Leaks Online
Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen recently confounded some of his longtime fans by tweeting a photo of himself sitting at the board of a recording studio with rapper LL Cool J, accompanied by a single cryptic line of text that read, "Authentic 4.30.13." When the rapper posted the same pi…