Louder Than Hell is the definitive oral history of heavy metal, including hundreds of interviews with members of Black Sabbath, Megadeth, Pantera, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Limp Bizkit, and a host of other musicians who defined not only a sound, but a culture. Co-edited by veteran rock journalist Jon Wiederhorn, a senior writer for Revolver magazine who has also contributed to Rolling Stone, Spin, Entertainment Weekly, Guitar World, and Emusic.com; and Katherine Turman, journalist and producer of Alice Coopers nightly syndicated radio program, Louder Than Hell tells the epic, explosive story of the metal movement through the voices of heavy metal monsters, from Judas Priest to Metallica, Slipknot, Korn, and beyond.
About the Author
Jon Wiederhorn is a veteran rock journalist who wrote the authorized biography Ministry: The Lost Gospels of Al Jourgensen and is currently working with Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian on his memoir I'm the Man, due in 2014. In the past, he has worked on editorial staffs at Rolling Stone, Guitar magazine, and MTV. He is a senior writer for Revolver magazine and regularly writes for major publications, including Guitar World, emusic.com, and SPIN. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Katherine Turman is a journalist and the producer of Alice Cooper's syndicated radio show, Nights with Alice Cooper. She was the editor of RIP magazine and the LA Alternative Press and is a frequent contributor to the Village Voice. She formerly produced the live radio show Rockline, and was a music producer for The Sharon Osbourne Show. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.