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.
Papa Roach, Panic! at the Disco Noted for Their Whiteness in ‘SNL’ Sketch
Watch the bit about an escalating drug deal.
Geezer Butler Chronicles Black Sabbath’s Rise in His Memoir ‘Into the Void’
'Into the Void' is out this June.
Tom Morello Says He Doesn’t Know if Rage Against the Machine Will Return
The band canceled their 2023 reunion tour.
Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler Took the Grandkids to See Taylor Swift
The heavy metal bass icon saw the pop star live.
Dave Mustaine Says There’s a Reason Megadeth + Metallica Don’t Play Together Anymore
The bands last graced the stage together in 2011.
Marc Maron Explains Why He Doesn’t Like Tool
Maron spelled it out on his 'WTF' podcast.
Ozzy Osbourne Photographer Remembers Difficult ‘Bark at the Moon’ Photo Shoot
'Ozzy was terrified of dogs,' lensman Fin Costello said.
Everything We Know So Far About the Upcoming KISS Biopic on Netflix
'Shout It Out Loud' is coming soon.
Joe Elliott Recorded a Def Leppard Duet With His Younger Self
He said it was like singing with a ghost that's still alive.
Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx Makes an Argument for Outlawing Alcohol
The Motley Crue bassist stated his case.
Bam Margera Arrested for Domestic Violence After Alleged Assault
He reportedly posted bail the day after the arrest.
Paul Stanley Blasts the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Over KISS’ Induction
He also threw shade at ex-KISS members.
Woman Who Let Metallica Practice in Her Home Remembers Them as ‘Respectful’
The band practiced at the house in the '80s.
Foo Fighters Announce Additional Headlining Dates After Vowing to Continue
It's time to rock out with the Foo.
Live Nation Nearly Tripled Revenue From 2021 to 2022 as Ticket Prices Soared
A whopping increase of 166 percent for the year.
You Can Record a Song With KISS’ Gene Simmons at Abbey Road for a Price
The rocker is offering a special in-studio fan package.