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.
‘Convoy’ Singer C.W. McCall Dead at 93
He had been battling cancer.
Underrated Styx: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
You know their hits, but what about these deep tracks?
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.
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.
How Keith Emerson Injured His Hands in Concert
This trio was never really notable for their restraint.
How Paul McCartney Stumbled Into the ’90s With ‘Off the Ground’
His solo albums can be hit-and-miss, to put it diplomatically. This one missed.
The Day Neil Young Played His First Professional Gig
He's enjoyed one of music's most influential careers, but the beginning wasn't nearly so glorious.
Top 10 Eddie Van Halen Guitar Solos
Guitar wunderkind was undoubtedly one of the most important rock musicians of the late 20th century.
Top 10 Underrated Eagles Songs
A list of Eagles songs that are worth a deeper look, from ageless singles to hidden catalog gems.