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.
See Inside Jon Bon Jovi’s Staggering $43 Million Palm Beach Mansion [Pictures]
The place is incredibly opulent.
Dennis DeYoung Offers Wistful Memories of Paradise With Nashville ‘Music of Styx’ Show
It was a night of very special memories for Styx fans in Nashville.
Hall of Famer Leon Russell Dead at 74
Leon Russell, whose impact on popular music crossed genre boundaries, has passed away at the age of 74.
How Paul McCartney Stumbled Into the ’90s With ‘Off the Ground’
Paul McCartney's solo albums can be hit-and-miss, to put it diplomatically.
The Story of ‘Bat Out of Hell’ and Meat Loaf’s Rise to Stardom
Meat Loaf's out-of-nowhere blockbuster, 'Bat Out of Hell,' was released in October 1977.
The Day Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Plane Crashed
They'd already established themselves as one of the most successful rock bands of the '70s.
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 ‘Kilroy Was Here’ Tore Styx Apart
"I have many times bemoaned the fact that I, through my sheer will, dragged the group into that," singer Dennis DeYoung later admitted.
The Story of Frank Zappa’s Death
Frank Zappa died on Dec. 4, 1993.
How Aerosmith Began to Fall Apart With ‘Draw the Line’
They were coming off the peak of their success, but trouble loomed.
When AC/DC Paid Tribute With the ‘Bonfire’ Box Set
The five-CD collection featured live material and alternate takes from the maniacal Bon Scott's tenure.