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.
Misfits’ Jerry Only: If Glenn Danzig Wants To Come Be a Team Player, We’re Good
We caught up with Jerry Only, who gave us a different perspective on a potential Misfits reunion with Glenn Danzig and Doyle.
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.
Jane’s Addiction’s Dave Navarro Designs Guitar Strap Sex Toy
Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro has come up with perhaps the most innovative guitar strap ever.
Saxon Drummer Nigel Glockler Undergoes Second Surgery for Brain Aneurysm
Longtime Saxon drummer Nigel Glockler is undergoing a second surgery after suffering a brain aneurysm.
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.
Axl Rose on Death Hoax: ‘If I’m Dead, Do I Still Have to Pay Taxes?’
Apparently, an Internet hoax was making the rounds on Wednesday stating the almighty Axl Rose had died.
Megadeth’s David Ellefson: We Are Not Disbanding
Following the sudden departures of drummer Shawn Drover and guitarist Chris Broderick last week, there have many questions about the future of Megadeth.
Remembering Dimebag Darrell: Black Veil Brides Pay Tribute to ‘Huge Influence’
Black Veil Brides share their thoughts on Dimebag and his influence on their music.