Katherine Turman has been a contributor to the Village Voice since 2012. An LA native now living in New York, Turman has been published in the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, Guitar World, Marie Claire, the New York Observer, Billboard and many other outlets, and was an editor at the rock magazine RIP for eight years. She’s co-author of the critically acclaimed Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal and is working on her second book. Turman holds a degree in journalism from USC and currently produces the award-wining classic rock radio show Nights with Alice Cooper. She also produced the live performance and call-in radio show ROCKLINE, and was a music booker and producer on The Sharon Osbourne Show.
5 days ago | Concert Reviews
Beloved bearded guitar guru Billy F. Gibbons has been making records since 1968, first with the psychedelic Moving Sidewalks, and then with the little Texas trio ZZ Top, who rightly found fame and fortune and haven’t lost it. But 2015 marked the g...
1 month ago | Jam Bands
I now “get” Phish. (Cue me, looking around, waiting for the sky to fall.) I can’t say that I will use “ph” in every phsentence. But following three-and-something hours-ish of my first-ever show, I would call myself a fan. Just not a phan. I think ...
1 month ago | Rock
The last time I spoke with Ian Fraser “Lemmy” Kilmister — the seemingly indestructible frontman of Motörhead and cultural icon spanning generations and genres — was September 12, 2015. It was his first interview following the September 1 concert i...
2 months ago | Awesome
“I think people are turned off by the [band] name; they just think ‘Oh, that’s going to be a metal band, and I don’t really care to go and see a metal band,’ which we’re not,” muses All Them Witches singer/bassist Charles Michael Parks, Jr., a/k/a...
2 months ago | Interviews
“I definitely remember my first records,” says Coheed and Cambria vocalist/guitarist Claudio Sanchez. “They were given to me for Christmas. One was Aerosmith’s Permanent Vacation and the other was Guns N’ Roses’ Lies.” These days, Sanchez, 37, doe...
3 months ago | Rock
There are others, notably: Billy Bob Thornton, Kevin Bacon, and, well, David Hasselhoff. Thankfully, David Duchovny — beloved as The X Files' studly special agent Fox Mulder, reviled and worshipped as the Bukowski-esque Hank Moody on Californicati...