Philip Trapp is a writer and music journalist who joined Loudwire in February 2019. In addition to covering rock and metal for Loudwire, he also contributes to related outlets such as PopCrush, ScreenCrush and Taste of Country. Philip has reported on music and other entertainment since 2016. He previously wrote for Alternative Press, HM Magazine, Music Times, Classicalite and others. Along the way, he's defended Limp Bizkit on Sirius XM, gotten caught in a downpour with the band Hundredth and once made Kenny G wait on hold.
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Says He’s Renouncing U.S. Citizenship – ‘F–k America’
He doesn't need your authority.
Queen’s Brian May to Make His Acting Debut on British Children’s Show
He collaborated on the song 'Planet Rock.'
15 Rock Songs That Are Actually Really Creepy
The creep factor is deceivingly strong in these songs.
Metallica Share Video Preview of Their ‘Black Album’ Photo Book
The book covers the making of the 'Black Album.'
Puddle of Mudd’s Wes Scantlin – Women Keep You Up Too Late on Tour
The rocker has no time for ladies.
Bloodstock Booker ‘Taking Step Back’ From Fest After Transphobic Comment
Vicky Hungerford is a prominent talent booker for the event.
Insane Clown Posse Currently Have 2 Viral Hit Songs Thanks to TikTok
It is spooky season, after all.
311 Will Return to Las Vegas for 311 Day 2022
The biannual event is a big day for 311 fans.
Dave Grohl Lends His Stage Throne to Metal Bassist Shot in Leg
The Foo Fighter previously loaned it to Axl Rose.
Sammy Hagar Says Van Halen Tried to ‘Bury the Van Hagar Era’
The 'Red Rocker' made the claim in a new interview.
Zakk Wylde’s Custom Coffee Said to Be Strong Enough to Wake the Dead
The rocker concocted the brew with Death Wish Coffee.
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Picks His 10 Favorite Songs of All Time
See which metal classic the 'Metal God' has at No. 1.