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.
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 …
Queen Releasing ‘Live at Wembley Stadium’ 25th Anniversary DVD
The legendary British rock group Queen will release 'Live at Wembley Stadium' in a 25th anniversary DVD edition on March 12, 2013 via Eagle Rock.
Dennis DeYoung Re-Staging ‘Paradise Theatre’ Tour for DVD
DeYoung's current solo band is geared toward recreating the classic Styx sound as closely as possible, and the singer, songwriter and keyboardist has revealed that he is hoping to re-stage the superstar rock group's most successful tour.
Christine McVie at Peace With Fleetwood Mac Past
Christine McVie enjoyed a wild ride as a member of Fleetwood Mac, but nowadays the retired rocker prefers a quiet life out of the spotlight. In a new interview, the legendary singer and songwriter shares her fond and not-so-fond memories of the past, and says she has no problem with her former bandm…
Upcoming Jimi Hendrix Album – ‘New and Unreleased,’ or ‘Old and Recycled’?
One of the most hotly anticipated classic rock releases of 2013 is the the Jimi Hendrix album 'People, Hell & Angels,' which Experience Hendrix is advertising as a collection of 12 new and previously unreleased tracks. But not so fast -- according to our friends over at Antiquiet.c…
Yoko Ono Launches New John Lennon-Inspired Fashion Line
Yoko Ono demonstrated that she is every bit as talented at fashion design as she is in her musical pursuits with the launch of her new John Lennon-inspired fashion line on Tuesday night (Nov. 27) in New York City.
Pete Townshend Admits He Swiped His Trademark ‘Windmill’ From Keith Richards
Pete Townshend is undeniably one of rock music's most dynamic performers. The Who guitarist has always been notable for his energetic stage exertions -- particularly his signature "windmill" move, which consists of Townshend swinging his arm around in a furious windup before delivering a p…
Van Halen Reschedule Dates for Summer 2013
Van Halen fans around the world wound up being disappointed when the group cut their tour in support of their recent album 'A Different Kind of Truth' short after guitarist Eddie Van Halen underwent emergency surgery. But things appear to be looking up, as the band have booked three new da…
Geoff Tate on Queensryche Split: ‘There’s So Many Different Ways We Could Have Handled Thi…
Tate recently spoke to Ultimate Classic Rock about his new album, the ugly split with Queensryche, his plans for a new lineup, and why he thinks his former colleagues' actions make no business sense
Led Zeppelin Releases Kashmir From Celebration Day [VIDEO]
Led Zeppelin will release Celebration Day on Nov. 19 as a DVD/Blu-ray and now the've have posted a video of Kashmir as a cruel teaser.
Wolfgang Van Halen May Join Tremonti Permanently
It looks like Wolfgang Van Halen's side gig might be getting a little less part time. In a new interview, Creed and Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti says he'd like to see the young bassist join his band permanently.
Neil Young Becomes a Twitter Sensation
Legendary rocker Neil Young might not be the first guy you'd think of in terms of social media trendsetters, and with cheerful little ditties like 'The Needle and the Damage Done,' he might not make anyone's list of the funniest guys in the music business, either. But the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer…