Katherine Turman

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Katherine Turman
Born Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Rock, hard rock, heavy metal, shock rock
Occupation(s) Radio Producer, Journalist, Author, editor
Website http://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 has a BA in journalism from USC. Since the early age of 17, Turman has been an editor, columnist and journalist. At age 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 Katherine helped earn the program a Billboard Monitor award. Then, in 2003, Katherine accepted a job as a music producer 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".

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


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