Katherine Turman

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Katherine Turman
BornLos Angeles, California, United States
GenresRock, hard rock, heavy metal, shock rock
Occupation(s)Radio Producer, Journalist, Author, editor
Websitehttp://www.nightswithalicecooper.com and http://www.katherineturman.com

Katherine Turman is a Los Angeles native who currently resides in New York City. Her articles have appeared in The Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, Marie Claire, Spin, Raygun, San Francisco Weekly, L.A Alternative Press, Guitar One, Amazon.com, 'TEEN, Black Book, Billboard, SOMA and many other outlets.


Katherine holds a BA in journalism from USC. Since the age of 17, Turman has been an editor, columnist and journalist. At 16, Katherine landed her first magazine job at Canon Communications, kick-starting her journalism career.

Radio and Television[edit]

For six years Katherine worked as producer of the syndicated live radio show Rockline, where she helped earn the program a Billboard Monitor award. In 2003, Katherine accepted a job as a music producer and talent booker at "The Sharon Osbourne Show".

Nights With Alice Cooper[edit]

In 2005 Katherine moved to New York City. She is now the producer of Nights With Alice Cooper, a syndicated classic rock radio show hosted by shock rock pioneer Alice Cooper.

Louder Than Hell[edit]

In 2013, Katherine and Jon Wiederhorn published (HarperCollins) the book "Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal". She is currently working on her second book, the memoir of Life of Agony singer Mina Caputo, for Lesser Gods Books.

Selected list of Writing Credits[edit]

  • Rolling Stone
  • Village Voice
  • Marie Claire
  • Vice/Noisey
  • Billboard
  • Esquire.com
  • L.A. Alternative Press
  • Spin
  • Guitar World
  • Guitar One
  • Seventeen
  • Bass Player


External links[edit]

  • Official website
  • Louder Than Hell
  • Nights With Alice Cooper
  • Katherine Turman on IMDb
  • "'Louder Than Hell: The Unflinching Oral History Of Metal' Book Due In 2011 - Blabbermouth.net". roadrunnerrecords.com. Retrieved 2016-01-04.