Spencer Kaufman is the Editor-in-Chief of Loudwire. He grew up playing stickball and basketball in Brooklyn, N.Y., before graduating from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Communication Arts. He has been a professional music journalist for more than a decade in New York City. He digs punk, hardcore and industrial music, and fondly remembers the time Iggy Pop landed on him after a stage dive. His favorite movie is 'Taxi Driver' and he once played in a fictional college band called the Raging De Niros.
Steel Panther Slam Kanye West in New Song
Steel Panther have now weighed in on the Kanye West controversy at the Grammys, with a new song skewering the rapper for his antics.
Killswitch Engage Guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz Wins Big on ‘The Price Is Right’
Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz was a contestant on 'The Price Is Right' today, and he made a killing!
AC/DC Open 2015 Grammys With One-Two Punch of ‘Rock or Bust’ + ‘Highway to Hell’
Rock fans didn't have to wait long to see AC/DC perform on tonight's Grammy Awards telecast.
2015 Grammys: Tenacious D Win Best Metal Performance Award for Dio ‘Last in Line’ Cover
Voters for the "prestigious" awards ceremony have bypassed legit metal bands to award the Best Metal Performance trophy to comedy act Tenacious D.
AC/DC Confirmed To Rock 2015 Grammy Awards
After a rumor floated around a couple of weeks ago that AC/DC would be performing at this year's Grammy Awards, that news has now officially been confirmed.
Anthrax Guitarist Scott Ian Talks ‘I’m the Man,’ Mother’s Reaction to Book, ’70s New York …
Scott Ian recently stopped by our studio to chat about his new book 'I'm the Man: The Story of That Guy From Anthrax.'
Scott Stapp Denies Allegations as Secret Service Investigates Creed Singer
The Secret Service is investigating Creed singer Scott Stapp, who denies recent claims made about him.
Man Says AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Wanted Him To Be His Bodyguard, Not His Hitman
The unidentified man explains that Rudd offered him $250,000 Australian ($192,000 U.S.) and the pick of one his luxury cars to be his bodyguard.
911 Tape Emerges: Relatives Claim Scott Stapp Was on Mission to ‘Assassinate’ President Ob…
TMZ has released a 911 call from last month in which Scott Stapp's wife Jaclyn and sister-in-law call into the Sheriff's office.
Hero Cop Who Gunned Down Dimebag’s Killer Left Police Force After Suffering Stress Disorde…
Dec. 8, 2004, will forever live in infamy as the day the metal world lost Dimebag Darrell of Pantera and Damageplan fame.
Green Day Guitarist Jason White Battling Tonsil Cancer
Green Day have revealed that their guitarist Jason White is battling tonsil cancer.
Slayer and Crew Rescue Freezing Little Kitten
Prior to their show in Indianapolis a couple nights ago, the Slayer crew helped find a kitten a new home.