Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal, by Jon Wiederhorn and Katherine Turman comes out today.
It's an amazing account of the four-decades-old genre -- more than 700 pages long, with hundreds of interviews, many of them with essential players.
It gets into everything from the mu ... More >>
"Axl is a ginger, so he doesn't tan very well": Steven Adler, unmuzzledNo man's danced with "Mr. Brownstone" and dodged death as many times as original Guns n' Roses drummer Steven Adler, one of the architects of the greatest '80s hard rock album.
After surviving "twenty-eight ODs, three bot ... More >>
You are running out of time. YOU ARE RUNNING OUT OF TIME. You're running out of time. Halloween is a little over a week away, and you haven't done jack to prepare. It's not too late. You've got this weekend to shop, and the entire next week to finesse. If you're looking for some ideas for you and/or ... More >>
The problem with hearing Mike Huckabee speak at the Angelus Temple is that you first have to sit through 20 minutes of the temple's house band, Press Play, a kind of Up With Christian People rock ensemble that makes one nostalgic for the 1980s metallurgical hosannas of Stryper. A second problem is ... More >>