Born on the outskirts of Motown and raised in the shadow of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Joe has been writing about rock music since interviewing Shudder to Think's Craig Wedren for his high school newspaper -- back when bands like Shudder to Think were recording for major labels. He's written for the Cleveland Free Times, Alternative Press, the Village Voice, SuicideGirls and a variety of other online publications and blogs, some of which have not existed in years. He started with Townsquare in 2011 writing for Loudwire and Ultimate Classic Rock, and has been with Diffuser.fm since it launched in spring 2012.
Guns N’ Roses Bassist Recalls Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Vomiting in Dressing Room
Over the years, veteran rocker Tommy Stinson has put in time with a pair of hard-partying bands on opposite sides of the economic ladder: the beer soaked, eternally cash-strapped indie rockers the Replacements, and the booze bloated, multiplatinum hard-rock mavens Guns N’ Roses. Both acts are known …
Tony Iommi, Corey Taylor, Lars Ulrich + More To Visit Season 8 of ‘That Metal Show’
Black Sabbath‘s Tony Iommi, Slipknot's Corey Taylor and Metallica's Lars Ulrich have been lined up to make guest appearances on the eighth season of ‘That Metal Show’ when it returns to your TV on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 11PM ET/PT on VH1 Classic.
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Eyeing Supergroup With Metallica Members
Metal mavens Megadeth and Metallica haven’t always been on the best of terms, despite growing up in the same tight-knit metal community, undoubtedly sharing some of the same obsessed fans over the years and maybe even dipping into the same pool of groupies back in the day.