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Sterling Whitaker

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.

Axl Rose Admits, ‘I’m Not a Punctual Type of Person’

You can add "Master of Understatement" to Axl Rose's long list of professional achievements. In a new interview the Guns N' Roses front man -- whose penchant for either being late to the stage or canceling gigs altogether has become the stuff of legend -- acknowledges, "I'm not a 'punctual' type of person."

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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's greatest talents."

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Springsteen to Headline Hard Rock Calling 2013

After intense speculation and one premature leak, Bruce Springsteen has been confirmed to headline Sunday, June 30 at Hard Rock Calling. Organizers broke the news on their website Tuesday morning (March 5), announcing the legendary rocker's third appearance at the celebrated rock festival just one day after the BBC apparently posted the news early, then removed it from their website.

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Greg Lake Releases Solo Live Album, ‘Songs of a Lifetime’

Legendary progressive rocker Greg Lake has released a new live album culled from his 2012 tour dates in the U.S., U.K. and Italy. Titled 'Songs of a Lifetime,' the new collection features a cross section of Lake's hits performed in an intimate solo show in which the singer-songwriter also shared stories from his long career.

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Black Crowes Cover Dylan’s ‘Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You’

The Black Crowes recently announced a reunion tour and a new live album, and now the band have given fans their first taste of the upcoming music. The Crowes' cover of Bob Dylan's 'Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You' is streaming at

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Deep Purple Reveal New Album Title, Single Release Date

They might not be making it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame just yet, but that's not stopping Deep Purple from moving forward with new music. The legendary British rockers will release a new album titled 'NOW What?!' on April 30 in North America via earMUSIC. Fans will get their first taste of the new music from a double A-side single released on March 29.

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Henley Says a Former Eagle Will Return for Tour

Eagles singer-songwriter and drummer Don Henley is releasing a new solo album in May, and in an interview to promote that upcoming work, he let slip that a former member of the Eagles will return to the band for an upcoming tour -- though he declined to say which one.

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Unreleased Hendrix Track ‘Hear My Train A-Comin” Streaming

Guitar legend Jimi Hendrix is the subject of an upcoming "new and unreleased" archival release titled 'People, Hell & Angels,' which promises 12 new tracks from the innovative musician. Several tracks from the project have already leaked, and now fans can hear an exclusive stream of 'Hear My Train A-Comin'' from Rolling Stone, revealing an experimental direction the guitarist might have taken, had he lived.

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