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.
Creed Bassist Brian Marshall Contacts Troubled Singer Scott Stapp
While guitarist Mark Tremonti said he was unable to reach Scott Stapp, bassist Brian Marshall reveals he has made contact with the troubled singer.
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.
Report: Creed’s Scott Stapp Was Placed on Psych Hold + Threatened to Kill Himself
A new report from TMZ reveals that Scott Stapp was placed on 72-hour psych hold, among other startling revelations.
Mark Tremonti ‘Tried Reaching Out’ to Scott Stapp
Given Scott Stapp's troubles, Tremonti has made an effort to reach out to Stapp, but unfortunately he hasn't been able to get in contact with him.
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.
Drummer Shawn Drover Exits Megadeth
In surprising news, drummer Shawn Drover has announced that he has quit Megadeth.
AC/DC Share Their Scariest Tour Moments
Angus Young and Brian Johnson of AC/DC talk about their scariest moments on tour.
Angus Young + Brian Johnson Discuss Malcolm Young’s Absence From AC/DC [Exclusive Video]
We sat down with guitarist Angus Young and singer Brian Johnson to discuss Malcolm's absence from the band and the decision to keep going without him.
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.