Rob Carroll is a music and pop culture writer based in central Illinois. His work has appeared in several publications throughout the suburban Chicago area including the Northwest Herald and the Daily Chonicle. Rob also is a published author having produced two books chronicling the history of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field. In his free time, Rob enjoys collecting vinyl, live music, photography and trying (and failing) to keep up with his kids.
How Jelly Roll Nearly Brawled With The Black Keys in Nashville
It allegedly started after Jelly Roll overheard their conversation.
How Roger Waters Fired His Own Son
Roger fired him just before Christmas in 2016.
Top 11 Metal Albums of the 1980s
The 1980s proved to be a defining era for metal music, laying the groundwork that would later develop into various subgenres of the sound.
TikToker Who Tattooed His Eyeballs Says It’s ‘Not That Much Pain’
He rates the level of pain a 3/10.
20 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Black Sabbath
From eclectic influences to notable musicians you probably didn't know contributed to Black Sabbath's sound.
Disturbed’s David Draiman To Fans: ‘Taylor Swift Kicks F**ing Ass’
The singer shouted down some fans who booed when he mentioned Swift.
Top 11 Metal Albums of the 1990s
The 1990s was a transformative decade for metal, as a diverse range of subgenres broke through to the mainstream.
Top 11 Metal Albums of the 2000s
It was the decade that saw the rise of the internet, a surge in digital audio and some really great metal albums.
Chad Gray’s Tiny Hometown and 10 Other Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Him
Chad Gray is probably the most notable thing about this tiny village with a population of 300 people.
How Did Flea Charm Koko the Gorilla During 2016 Visit?
Flea reflected on the viral moment during his spicy appearance on 'Hot Ones.'