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.
Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooter’s Girlfriend Facing Questions After U.S. Return
The girlfriend of the man responsible for the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on Sunday (Oct. 1) is back in the United States and facing questioning, as investigators continue to try to understand the motive behind the attack.
How Quiet Riot’s ‘Metal Health’ Brought Metal to the Mainstream
They were the first heavy-metal group to capture the top spot on the 'Billboard' Top 200 Albums chart.
Top 10 Tony Iommi Guitar Solos
Black Sabbath's guitarist is arguably the most important player in the history of heavy metal.
Top 10 Eddie Van Halen Guitar Solos
Guitar wunderkind Eddie Van Halen is undoubtedly one of the most important rock musicians of the last 35 years.
Top 10 Underrated Eagles Songs
A list of Eagles songs that are worth a deeper look, from ageless singles to hidden catalog gems.
When Kenney Jones Joined the Who
The veteran drummer was already highly regarded when he got the unexpected opportunity of a lifetime.
The History of the Who’s First Breakup
Pete Townshend announced that he was leaving the Who on Dec. 16, 1983.
Revisiting Jim Morrison’s Disastrous Last Doors Show
The singer was already in a headlong downward spiral by the time he performed this final show.
Revisiting the Rolling Stones’ Altamont Speedway Concert
A murder at this show effectively brought the peace-and-love ethos of the '60s to a jarring end.
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.