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.
How Quiet Riot’s ‘Metal Health’ Brought Metal to the Mainstream
Quiet Riot were the first heavy metal group to capture the top spot on the 'Billboard' Top 200 Albums chart.
Top 10 Tony Iommi Guitar Solos
The best guitar solos from Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi.
That Time Keith Emerson Injured His Hands in Concert
Emerson Lake and Palmer were never really notable for their restraint.
How Paul McCartney Entered the ’90s With ‘Off the Ground’
Paul McCartney's solo albums can be hit-and-miss, to put it diplomatically.
The Day Neil Young Played His First Professional Gig
Neil Young has enjoyed one of the most influential careers of any contemporary musician.
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
We look past the Eagles' biggest hits, to shine some light on the hidden gems of their catalog.
The Day Charlie Watts Joined the Rolling Stones
Though they publicly celebrated a 50th anniversary in 2012, guitarist Keith Richards says the band members themselves count January of the next year as the Rolling Stones' real beginning.
That Time Jimi Hendrix Was Arrested in Sweden
The guitar legend was arrested on Jan. 4, 1968.
40 Years Ago: Kenney Jones Joins the Who
Kenney Jones was already highly regarded when he got the unexpected opportunity of a lifetime.