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 the Powerful Memorial Tattoos Las Vegas Shooting Survivors Have Gotten
Some of the survivors of the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1 have decided to memorialize that day with permanent ink, and they're turning to social media to share the messages behind their new tattoos.
Glen Campbell Dead at 81
Glen Campbell, whose career took him from the L.A. studio scene to success in country music, pop, television and movies, has died at the age of 81.
The Story of Paul McCartney’s First Album of the ’90s, ‘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.
45 Years Ago: Creedence Clearwater Revival Break Up
Creedence Clearwater Revival announced their split on Oct. 16, 1972.
Why the Doors Got Banned From ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’
It was a clash of mainstream culture vs. the counterculture when the Doors were booked to appear on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' on Sept. 17, 1967.
The Story of AC/DC’s Transitional ‘Powerage’ Album
'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.
When Eddie Van Halen Hit No. 1 on Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’
Pop and R&B star Michael Jackson was looking to broaden his audience base when he invited Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen to play on a track from the album he was working on as a follow-up to his best-selling 1979 LP 'Off the Wall.'
44 Years Ago: The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ Played in Court During Charles Manson Trial
The Beatles' 'White Album' was played in court during the trial of Charles Manson on Jan. 19, 1971.
The Story of Jim Morrison’s Arrest and Macing in New Haven
Doors frontman Jim Morrison was arrested and maced at a concert on Dec. 9, 1967