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.
Scott Stapp’s Wife Seeks 60-Day Psych Hold for Creed Singer
Scott Stapp's estranged wife has filed legal documents to have the Creed singer committed to a mental facility for 60 days.
Troubled Creed Singer Scott Stapp Posts Two New Public Video Statements
Two more video statements have been posted by troubled Creed singer Scott Stapp.
Body of Megadeth Frontman Dave Mustaine’s Missing Mother-in-Law Found
Sad news to report this Thanksgiving, as the body of Dave Mustaine's missing mother-in-law Sally Estabrook has been found.
Divorce Papers Filed by Scott Stapp’s Wife Claim Drug Use, Bizarre Texts + More
It appears that Scott Stapp's bizarre video testimonial is in response to recent divorce papers filed by his wife Jaclyn.
Guitarist Chris Broderick Quits Megadeth
Only hours after it was revealed that drummer Shawn Drover had exited Megadeth, guitarist Chris Broderick has announced that he has quit the legendary metal band.
AC/DC Share Their Scariest Tour Moments
Angus Young and Brian Johnson of AC/DC talk about their scariest moments on tour.
Loudwire Music Festival Launches Public Onsale for Various Ticket Packages
Linkin Park are headlining one of the nights of the three-day 2015 Loudwire Music Festival, set to take place June 26-28 in Grand Junction, Colo.
Marilyn Manson’s New Album ‘The Pale Emperor’ To Arrive in January
Marilyn Manson fans, rejoice! The title, track list and apparent artwork of the Antichrist Superstar's upcoming album have been unveiled.
Murder-for-Hire Charges Against AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Have Been Dropped
The shocking murder-for-hire charges against AC/DC's Phil Rudd have now been dropped due to "insufficient evidence."
AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Charged With ‘Attempting to Procure a Murder’
Absolutely shocking news coming out of New Zealand, where AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is being charged with attempting to procure a murder.
Papa Roach + Seether Announce Co-Headlining 2015 U.S. Tour
Two of rock's powerhouse bands are teaming up to co-headline a U.S. trek in early 2015.
Wayne Static Death: Rockers React
Many rock and metal musicians have reacted to the death of Wayne Static via social media.