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.
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.
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.
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.
John Travolta and Keith Urban Team up to Cover the Beatles Classic ‘Yesterday’
Yesterday, all our troubles seemed so far away . . . but that was before a clip came online of John Travolta singing the Beatles classic 'Yesterday' at a hotel in Beverly Hills last night, accompanied on guitar by country star and 'American Idol' judge Keith Urban.
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…
Ted Nugent Pens Open Letter To Vice President Joe Biden on Gun Control
Arch-conservative rocker and reality TV star Ted Nugent hasn't been shy about his stance on gun control, and now the avid hunter and gun enthusiast has shared his thoughts on the matter with Vice President Joe Biden. In an open letter published by the conservative-leaning Washington Times, Nugent of…
Adam Lambert Admits Fears Over Fronting Queen
Former 'American Idol' contestant Adam Lambert might come across like a strutting, seasoned performer onstage, but in a new interview he admits that even with all of his bravado, he was nervous when he was approached to perform in Freddie Mercury's place with the legendary British roc…
The Beatles, Rolling Stones Could End Up on British Pound Notes
Talk about laughing all the way to the bank. As if having a Knight of the Realm in your band weren't honor enough, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones are among the celebrities under consideration to appear on a new 10 pound note that is soon to be issued by the Bank of England.
Andy Summers of the Police Calls Puff Daddy’s ‘I’ll Be Missing You’ a ‘Major Rip-Off’
Rapper Puff Daddy may be prone to, uh, "borrowing" from classic rock songs in his work, but that doesn't mean we have to like it. Police guitarist Andy Summers slammed the rap mogul in a new interview, calling his use of a sampled Summers guitar riff "the major rip-of…
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…
New Music Releases – November 2012
The November 2012 New Music Releases schedule shows that it's going to be quite a happy Thanksgiving for classic rock fans, who will be celebrating the arrival of one of the most highly-anticipated rock albums of the year with the Nov. 6 release of Aerosmith's 'Music From Another Dimension.' More th…