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.
Peter Frampton Documenting FCA! 35 Tour With New Release
Grammy-winning guitarist Peter Frampton celebrated the 35th anniversary of his seminal live album 'Frampton Comes Alive!' with a tour in 2011 and again with select dates in 2012. Now the legendary musician will document those shows with the release of 'FCA! 35 Tour: An Evening With Pe…
Doobie Brothers Releasing ‘Let the Music Play’ Documentary on Nov. 13
The Doobie Brothers have enjoyed more than four decades of hit records and world tours, and now the group will chronicle their musical adventures in a new documentary. 'Let the Music Play' is slated for release on DVD, Blu-ray and digital video on Nov. 13 via Eagle Rock Entertainment.
Beatles Penis Painting Defaced at Liverpool Gallery
It looks like art buyers in England might not be able to get their hands on the Beatles' genitalia anymore. An exhibit depicting the penises of the Beatles (an image of which can be seen here) has been defaced while on display at the Museum of Liverpool, putting an upcoming auction at risk.
Ritchie Blackmore ‘Couldn’t Care Less’ If Deep Purple Make Hall of Fame
After years of being completely overlooked by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, pioneering hard rockers Deep Purple received word last week that they are among the nominees this year. But if you're hoping for an epic reunion jam on 'Highway Star' at this year's ceremony, not so fast -- in a new interv…
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…
Rolling Stones 2012 Tour Tickets on Sale This Weekend?
The Rolling Stones are performing select dates in 2012 in celebration of their 50th anniversary, and tickets for several of the concerts will reportedly go on sale beginning this weekend.
Kathi McDonald, Former Rolling Stones and Joe Cocker Vocalist, Dead at 64
Well-respected blues and rock singer Kathi McDonald, who sang on classic albums by the Rolling Stones, Joe Cocker and many others, has died at the age of 64. According to Toronto Blues Diary, McDonald slipped into a coma on Tuesday and never woke up again. No cause of death has been revealed.
Eddie Van Halen, Happy and Healthy – Pic of the Week
Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen had a serious health scare recently, forcing Van Halen to cancel all of their scheduled shows until next year. But the musician showed up to watch his son Wolfgang play bass at a Tremonti gig in Kansas City Wednesday night (Oct. 3), looking healthy and relaxed.
Chickenfoot, ‘Lighten Up’ (Live Version) – Song Premiere
Chickenfoot are getting set to re-release their self-titled 2009 debut album in October, featuring four live bonus tracks. But fans won't have to wait that long for a taste; you can hear the live version of 'Lighten Up' right here, thanks to our exclusive preview.
Rolling Stones Guitarist Ron Wood ‘Shocked’ and ‘Saddened’ by Ex-Wife’s Auction
Hell hath no fury like a woman who needs more closet space, as Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood is finding out first-hand. The legendary rocker is reportedly shocked and angry at his ex-wife Jo over her intention to auction off some of his artwork and musical memorabilia in Los Angeles in October.