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.
‘America’s Most Expensive Home’ for Sale for $295 Million + It’s Truly Hard to Believe [Pictures]
It's hard to fathom that such a house even exists.
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.
Why AC/DC’s Transitional ‘Powerage’ LP has Grown in Stature
'Powerage,' which was released on May 25, 1978, proved to be transitional between AC/DC's first albums and the hits that would soon follow.
Top 10 Angus Young Guitar Solos
He may be one of the unlikeliest guitar heroes in rock music, simply for the fact that he's not trying to be a guitar hero at all.
How Ace Frehley Was Almost Electrocuted at a Kiss Concert
The near-fatal production snafu occurred at a gig in Lakeland, Fla., right after they played "Detroit Rock City."
The Story of Frank Zappa’s Death
Frank Zappa died on Dec. 4, 1993.
33 Years Ago: John Bonham’s Funeral Service Took Place
Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham is generally regarded as one of the most important and influential rock drummers of his generation, if not all time. The legendary musician died on Sept. 25, 1980, and today -- Oct. 10 -- marks the 33rd anniversary of his funeral service.
Gene Simmons Says Kiss Have 5-10 Years Left in Their Career
Kiss are getting to be the elder statesmen of shock rock, currently celebrating 40 years since their formation and still going strong. In a new interview Gene Simmons says he's not ready to hang up his face paint and dragon boots just yet, revealing that he thinks the band could possibly last another decade.
Early Axl Rose Demo Surfaces Online [Audio]
A demo tape from an early-80s L.A.-based metal band called Rapidfire has been posted online, featuring the earliest known recordings of a young singer named Axl Rose.
Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee Retires Roller Coaster Drum Kit
It's the end of an era for Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee. The band wrapped their most recent tour with a gig at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City on Saturday night (May 25), and the show also marked the final appearance of Lee's unique roller coaster drum set.