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.
Mel Tillis Dead at 85
Mel Tillis, whose career spanned performing, songwriting, movies and television, has died after a long health battle.
President Trump Offers Encouragement to Shooting Victims in Las Vegas Visit
President Donald Trump visited with survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history in Las Vegas on Wednesday (Oct. 4) , telling them, "We are there for you."
Quiet Riot Brought Metal to the Mainstream With ‘Metal Health’
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The History of Kenney Jones’ Time With the Who
Kenney Jones was already highly regarded in the British rock scene by the end of 1978, when he got the unexpected opportunity of a lifetime.
The Story of Jim Morrison’s Disastrous Last Doors Show
Jim Morrison was already in a headlong downward spiral by the time he performed his final show with the Doors.
When Ozzy Osbourne Revisited His Black Sabbath Past on ‘Speak of the Devil’
Ozzy Osbourne was in a terrible spot at the end of 1982, but he somehow managed to pull it together and release 'Speak of the Devil' on Nov. 27, 1982.
40 Years Ago: Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Plane Crashes
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