Philip Trapp is a writer and journalist who joined Loudwire in February 2019. In addition to covering music and culture 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 he once made Kenny G wait on hold.
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A bit of nu-metal history.
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Snider has long positioned himself against censorship.
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See how you can support.
The Most Controversial Song From the Year You Were Born
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The 74-year-old rocker is looking toward the future.
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She had never given an interview until now.
Corey Taylor + Gavin Rossdale Discuss How Money Has Changed Their Lives
And how many friends have screwed them over.
YouTuber Claims to Have Made the World’s Longest Guitar
See the elongated axe in action.
What Rock Band Has The Most No. 1 Hits?
Do you know the answer?
Robert Fripp + Toyah’s Cover Song Videos Are Becoming a Movie
Would you watch this on the big screen?
10 Bands Whose Bassist Is the Only Original Member Left
They anchor the low end…and the band.
What Rock Band Has Sold the Most Albums?
Do you know?
Michigan Venue Bans Puddle of Mudd From Ever Playing There Again
See the venue's post about the situation.
True or False: Which of These 18 Legendary Rock + Metal Stories Actually Happened?
See how many you can guess correctly.
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See the Glenn Danzig-led band's latest update.