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Long Live Rock

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Long Live Rock is an interview show featuring in-depth exclusives with some of rock music's greatest artists. Host Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based music journalist, and the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' in 2003, and 2007's 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx'. Whitaker has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio, and radio stations all over North America and has interviewed an impressive list of classic rock and progressive rock personalities for Examiner.com

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Mark Newman is an in-demand singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist in the New York scene. His long list of credits includes playing with such legendary figures as Willy DeVille, Sam the Sham, and Sam Moore. Newman recently... more

The Tears for Fears frontman—who had a monster hit with 1984's Everybody Wants to Rule the World—fills Long Live Rock's Sterling Whitaker in on his new project: Stripped Down Live, an online TV show sporting... more

Jordan Rudess is one of the most celebrated keyboardists working in the music scene today. Rudess was a child prodigy, studying classical piano at the famed Juilliard School of Music when he was just nine years old. By his late teens he... more

Rick Wakeman is best known for his groundbreaking keyboard playing in the classic era of the British progressive rock group Yes. Joining the band for 1971's Fragile album, he stayed through Tales From Topographic Oceans in 1973... more

Steve Hackett is probably best known for playing guitar in the groundbreaking progressive rock group Genesis. Joining the band in 1971 for the album Nursery Cryme, the guitarist stayed with Genesis through 1977's Wind & Wuthering... more

Nils Lofgren has done pretty well for himself. His four-decade musical career has been an amazing journey that took an accordion-playing kid from the South Side of Chicago and placed him among some of the most important musicians of... more

Todd Sucherman has been the drummer in the superstar rock group Styx since 1996, when he joined the band for the hugely successful Return To Paradise reunion tour. Since 1999 the group has kept up a dizzying tour schedule of 100... more

CCR's Stu Cook: Ed Sullivan was Drunk So that's why Ed Sullivan always seemed a bit off-kilter. Creedence Clearwater Revival bassist Stu Cook recalls the band's maiden appearance on Ed's Sunday-night celebrity showcase. ?The first... more

Like her song says, Pearl Aday is a true rock child. The daughter of legendary rock singer Meat Loaf and Leslie Aday, she has literally been around the music business her entire life. After a long career as a backing vocalist that includes... more

Rocker Randy Bachman On His Fred Turner Reunion If you wanna see an iconic ‘70s rock group who've not played together in 19 years do just that, just try asking. That's what Ingolf Persson—manager of the annual Sweden Rock... more