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Sterling Whitaker

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.
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Bruce Springsteen Confirmed to Headline Hard Rock Calling 2013

After intense speculation and one premature leak, Bruce Springsteen has been confirmed to headline Sunday, June 30 at Hard Rock Calling. Organizers broke the news on their website Tuesday morning (March 5), announcing the legendary rocker's third appearance at the celebrated rock festival just one day after the BBC apparently posted the news early, then removed it from their website.

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Greg Lake Releases Solo Live Album, ‘Songs of a Lifetime’

Legendary progressive rocker Greg Lake has released a new live album culled from his 2012 tour dates in the U.S., U.K. and Italy. Titled 'Songs of a Lifetime,' the new collection features a cross section of Lake's hits performed in an intimate solo show in which the singer-songwriter also shared stories from his long career.

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Deep Purple Reveal New Album Title, Single Release Date

They might not be making it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame just yet, but that's not stopping Deep Purple from moving forward with new music. The legendary British rockers will release a new album titled 'NOW What?!' on April 30 in North America via earMUSIC. Fans will get their first taste of the new music from a double A-side single released on March 29.

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Alice Cooper Calls Metal History ‘Louder Than Hell’ a ‘Must-Read’

Headbangers rejoice! An upcoming book promises to trace the entire history and development of heavy metal through first-person interviews with many of its most important performers -- including pioneering shock rocker Alice Cooper, who calls 'Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Heavy Metal' the "book every metal fan should own."

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Glenn Hughes Releasing ‘Live in Wolverhampton’ on Feb. 12

Black Country Communion vocalist and bassist Glenn Hughes is set to release 'Live in Wolverhampton' as a 2-CD set and as a digital download. Recorded in June of 2009 in his hometown of Bilston, Wolverhampton, the new project is slated to drop on Feb. 12 via earMusic and Armoury Records.

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Kelly Osbourne Reportedly Engaged to Boyfriend Matthew Mosshart

It looks there may be a new son-in-law in the First Family of Darkness. According to Us Weekly, Kelly Osbourne -- reality TV star and daughter of rock icon Ozzy Osbourne -- is secretly engaged to her boyfriend, chef Matthew Mosshart.

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ZZ Top and Queensryche to Perform at 2013 Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Texas-based blues rockers ZZ Top and the progressive metal group Queensryche are among the acts confirmed to appear at this year's Sturgis Rally concert at the Buffalo Chip Music Festival. Billed as the "largest music festival in motorcycling," the annual event features a mix of classic rock and country acts. This year's rally takes place Aug. 2-11 in South Dakota.

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Alan Parsons Live Project Announce 2013 U.S. Tour Dates

Legendary musician and producer Alan Parsons has announced his plans for the 2013 touring season, including a rare eight concerts in the United States. The U.S. leg of the tour will kick off on Feb. 14 in Fort Pierce, Fla. and wrap up on Feb. 24 in Napa, Calif.

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